The North Bend Eagle


Community invited to pre-Old Settlers events planned for BRAN

by Mary Le Arneal
Published 5/31/17

The community is invited to the city park Tuesday, June 6, while the BRAN riders and staff are visiting. There are lots of activities planned and the Chamber of Commerce committee planning the event would like boost excitement about the event and have area residents involvement.

Bike Ride Across NebraskaRiders will begin arriving around 10 a.m. on Tuesday. The finish line for the day’s ride is near the city park.

“We would like to have a few people available to cheer them on as they cross the finish line,” planning committee member Katy Bode said.

Activities that will be going on in the park include live music by the Dylan Bloom Band (6:30-9:30 p.m.), Duff Campbell with The Descendents (3:30 - 6 p.m.) and Rollie Otte’s student polka band throughout the day.

There will be a beer garden serving beer, frozen daiquiris and frozen margaritas.

The Legion teams will host a baseball games versus David City starting at 5:45 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Dinner and concessions will be served by the churches, Boy Scouts and the Baseball Association.

Preordered kolaches made by Shelby Dunn will be available. Contact Nicki Chromy to place your order, 402-666-5052 or
There will also be bingo in the park.

Tickets will be sold for 15-minute airboat rides. The airboats will be picking up passengers on the northwest side of the Platte River bridge.
People can keep up to date with details by liking the Facebook page “BRAN 37 – North Bend Host Community” and checking the website For general information about BRAN 37, you can check out the website at

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