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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Sidney Gold Rush Days Bringing New Attractions

 

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Gold Rush Days celebrates a simpler day when trappers roamed the plains and homesteaders made the best of what they had. The annual celebration is rapidly approaching and will provide a glimpse back in time.

Legion Park will be the location of crafters, spinners, reenacted history and gun fights. It will also be the site free food and a hot air balloon ride opportunity.

This the 16th year of the Sidney Gold Rush Days, according to Ken Geu, president of the Sidney Gold Rush Days committee. The event will be held next weekend, June 7-9.

"It is a lot of fun, learn about the Old West," said Geu.

He said the weekend will be a combination of entertainment and education.

New this year the size of the meeting area. Geu says the event will have a bigger tent with entertainers meeting in the tent. Last y...



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