Treestock, Bethel Independence Day party still on
NEBRASKA CITY - Treestock at Nebraska City's Steinhart Park is on schedule, despite overnight rainfall in the range of 1.5 inches over most of southeast Nebraska and a chance of scattered thunderstorms through the afternoon today.
Amy Allgood of Nebraska City Tourism and Commerce said live music at Steinhart Park will go on as planned. If there is lightning in the area, they will take a break.
Live bands begin at 1 p.m. The last band is scheduled to take the stage at 7 p.m.
Bethel Church is setting up for its Independence Day celebration, which includes a watermelon feed, food trucks and a dunk tank. The helicopter rides have been canceled due to the weather.
The Nebraska City Jaycees have re-scheduled the 36th annual fireworks show until Sunday at dusk. The ice cream social will also be on Sunday and the Jaycees are organizing with the Southeast Nebraska Community Band for a Sunday performance.
The fireworks show features over 4,000 shells and several ground displays highlighting American nostalgia, honor to veterans and patriotism.
Allgood said the skatepark must be dry for the Nowear BMX bicycle stunt shows, which are scheduled at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
The cornhole tournament is scheduled today at 1 p.m.