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(Neb.)-Community Invited To Free KCSR/KBPY Spring Preview This Weekend

By: Roxie Graham-Marski Posted at: 03/07/2014 03:17 PM

(CHADRON)-The KCSR/KBPY Spring Preview Home Show runs through Sunday at 4:00 p.m., and available booths are completely filled up. That means Spring Preview visitors will have plenty of things to see and do as they make their way around the Assumption Arena in Chadron.
 
Food
There are food options galore at the Spring Preview. The food vendor this year is Grandma's Lunch Wagon, operated by owner Barney Reece. Breakfast options include carmel rolls, biscuits and gravy, eggs, and breakfast burritos. Lunch and supper menu items include cabbage burgers, roast beef sandwiches, loaded baked potatoes, sloppy joes, hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade soup and chili, and grilled cheese sandwiches. There are also pretzels, nachos, brownies, cookies, cake, and 14 different flavors of pie.
 
Tree Presentation
On Sunday afternoon, Chadron State College horticulturist Lucinda Mays, Nebraska state forester Doak Nickerson, and certified arborists Scott Schremmer and Bill Roberts will give a presentation on trees and how to help them recover this spring after the damage wreaked upon them by Winter Storm Atlas last October. The presenters will discuss tree topics such as pruning and replacing trees and will host a question and answer session as well. This free opportunity is scheduled to take place in the Pine Room at the Spring Preview at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.
 
Booths
Some of the booths that will be available at the Spring Preview this year consist of the Winter Farmer’s Market, which will feature a variety of vendors, including Arbonne, Butterflies Bejeweled, It Works, Pampered Chef, Pine Ridge Farmer’s Market, Watkins Naturals, Silpada Sterling Silver Jewelry, and on Saturday only, Doralee’s Sourdough Bread.
 
Game Changer owner/operator Adam Stone is bringing at least one arcade video game machine, Street Fighter II, to the Preview for a quarter a play. He says he will also have thousands of movies and games for sale or trade at rental prices and encourages people to bring anything they would like to sell or trade to him as well. He will also have his state-of-the-art disc-resurfacing machine at the Preview, and for $2 a disc, he says he can take nearly any scratch out of nearly any disc.
 
Free Wi-Fi will be offered at the Spring Preview courtesy of Century Link, and the Chadron Car Club will be at the Preview to share what their club is all about and to let people know about the upcoming car show this summer. Stop by the Chadron Record booth to wish the paper “Happy 130” as it celebrates its 130th year of publication in northwest Nebraska. Hear about some of the events taking place this summer at the Dawes County Fair and Chadron Chamber of Commerce booths as well as the Fur Trades Days table, and stock up on your favorite cookies at the Girls Scouts booth. Find some great gift ideas at the Engravers, Intertribal Gathering, and R & J Glass Arts booths.
 
Planning an upcoming event or need to get your doggie in for a nail trim and bath? The PanhandleEventCenter and K-9 Designs Pet Spaw booths are the places to go. Stop by the Security First Bank booth to guess how much money is in their glass jar, and visit the Cakes & etc. booth to view a cupcake bouquet and possibly get to taste a sample. The Oglala Lakota Nursing Students will be having a bake sale fundraiser, and if you’ve ever wondered what exactly the Pine Ridge Job Corps offers, stop by and visit with someone at their booth to find out more.
 
Interested in learning more about recycling opportunities in the Chadron area, or have some paper to shred? Stop by and visit with someone from Keep Chadron Beautiful and utilize their shredder. Ever thought about joining the American Legion or signing up to be a member of the American Legion Guard? Make sure to find out how at the American Legion booth.
 
Buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a quilt at the Chadron Festival of Quilts booth, and try out the sauna on display at Far Infrared Saunas. Bring your used printer cartridges to drop off at the Washington D.C. Kids booth to help with their fundraiser, and visit with some friendly folks at the Church of Christbooth. Do some shopping at the D & L Mats, Rainbow Vacuum Cleaners & Miche Bags, and K & S Vapors booths, and upgrade your Internet, phone and cable TV service at the Great Plains Communication booth. Interested instead in satellite television along with your Internet and phone service? Stop by and visit with someone at the Flatwater Communications booth.
 
In the mood for some spring cleaning, or want to get a head start on summer projects? You will definitely want to visit the Circle J Glass, Metal Products Co., and carpet cleaning by Larry and Audrey Sloan booths. For more ideas, stop by the Probuild & S.D.S. Construction, ABC Seamless, and Northwestern Heating & Cooling booths. As summertime nears, the Dawes County Weed Control booth will be available for weed control questions, and the J & C Walker Mower booth is the place to go if you’re in the market for a mower.
 
Days/Times
Entrance into the Spring Preview each and every day is free. The Preview begins on Friday, March 7th, at 5:00 p.m. and runs until 8:00 p.m. Hours on Saturday are 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., and on Sunday from noon-4:00 p.m.
 
Below is a full list of those planning to be at this year’s Spring Preview:
 
ABC Seamless of Scottsbluff
Cakes & etc.
Carpet Cleaning by Larry and Audrey Sloan
Carrier Dealer--Northwestern Heating & Cooling
Century Link, providing free WIFI
Chadron American Legion
Chadron Car Club
Chadron Chamber of Commerce
Chadron Festival of Quilts
Chadron Record
Church of Christ
Circle J Glass
D & L Mats
Dawes County Fair
Dawes County Weed Control
Engravers
Far Infrared Saunas
Flatwater Communications
Fur Trade Days Committee
Game Changer
Girl Scout Cookies
Great Plains Communication
Intertribal Gathering
J & C Walker Mower
K-9 Designs Pet Spaw
K & S Vapors
Keep Chadron Beautiful
Oglala Lakota Nursing Students
Lennox Dealer--Metal Products Co.
PanhandleEventCenter
Pine Ridge Job Corps
Probuild & S.D.S. Construction
R & J Glass Arts
Rainbow Vacuum Cleaners & Miche Bags
Security First Bank
Washington D.C. Kids
Winter Farmers Market
 
(Questions? Comments? E-mail news@chadrad.com.)
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