LINCOLN, Neb. – Tickets go on sale Nov. 7 for the 17th annual Historical Christmas Dinner at Fort Robinson State Park.
The Dec. 3 dinner features the menu from the original Fort Robinson Remount Depot 1946 Christmas dinner. The menu includes roast turkey with cranberry sauce, oyster stew, giblet gravy, snowflake potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, buttered asparagus, green peas, shrimp salad with French dressing, hot rolls and three types of dessert. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1946 attire.
The 200 tickets for the dinner will be available on a first-come, first served basis beginning at 8 a.m. on Nov. 7. Tickets, limited to four per family, will be available at the park office, Chadron Chamber of Commerce and Rea’s Market in Harrison.
The dinner is a cooperative project of the park, Nebraska Historical Museum and the communities of Crawford, Chadron, Harrison, Whitney and others. Call the park office at 308-665-2900 to volunteer to help with the event or decorate historical buildings.