Corn Feed and Flea Market at Buckstop Junction
The little old town that never was, but is today, celebrates 27 years.
Events and Entertainment: flea market 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Historic buildings open 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Vintage shoppe open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Silent auction 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for new Wayside with picnic & restroom facilities, visitor center. Flag raising 10:45 followed by parade of vintage tractors and autos. Ragtime piano, Hungry Five–Ompah Band 1 p.m. at the Lewis Hotel.
Refreshments: Coffee and rolls 8:30-10:30 a.m. The following are served 11 a.m.-3 p.m.: Sarsaparilla, sweet corn on the cob, fry bread by the Buckstop Crew. Brats, hamburgers, hot dogs, cold pop by the Pioneer Auto Club. Kuchen, cheese buttons, knoephla, kraut and sausage, by Lavonne's Cheese Buttons
Demonstrations and displays: Vintage tractors and autos, woodcarvers, blacksmith forge and historic buildings are open with attendants.
Children's activities: barrel rides, old-fashioned games, walk-around magician, balloon art by Dean "Cuz'n Cal' Cooke all day at the Sterling Depot, face painting, kids' coloring and prizes by "Buttons" 1-3 p.m. Barrel rides around Buckstop Junction.
Admission: $5, age 9 and under free. Gate admission includes entrance to Buckstop Junction, entertainment, demonstrations, displays, tour buildings, children's activities, programs and events. Missouri Valley Historical Society members Free. Food and beverages extra. No smoking, coolers or pets.
Location: Buckstop Junction is a project of the Missouri Valley Historical Society and is located just east of the intersection of Bismarck Expressway and East Main, Bismarck, ND. (S. of I-94, Exit #161). Call 701-220-6311 www.BuckstopJunction.org
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