CRAWFORD, Neb. – World Battle II was starting in Europe, “Gone with the Wind” was a success on the field workplace and the troopers at Fort Robinson loved a Christmas dinner of turkey, pork loin, oyster soup and an array of sides and fixings.

The 200 attendees of the 23rd annual Christmas Dinner at Fort Robinson State Park on Dec. 2 shall be handled to the identical menu as that one in 1939, when Fort Robinson was a quartermaster remount depot producing horses and mules for the army. The dinner’s program, at all times enhanced by many attendees who costume in interval apparel, consists of reside music and historic commentary.

Tickets for the occasion, which regularly promote out in a rush, will turn into accessible at choose places eight a.m. Monday, Nov. 6. They could be bought on the Fort Robinson’s headquarters, Herren Brothers True Worth in Harrison and the Guests Middle-Chamber of Commerce in Chadron. Due to excessive demand, there’s a restrict of 4 tickets per family.

Once more complementing the occasion’s festive environment would be the Christmas lights put in on park buildings with assist from neighborhood members. The lights will activate at 6 p.m. the night time of the dinner and can stay lit every night by way of December. Teams interested by adorning a constructing on the park could contact the park’s workplace at 308-665-2900 or