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2017 SNODGRASS FAMILY REUNION
JUNE 23 & 24

COME ONE! COME ALL! TO A NEBRASKA HOSTED CELEBRATION OF
OMER AND CARLETTA FAMILY HERITAGE!!
PLEASE COME, IT JUST WON'T BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU!

This reunion will be held in southeast Nebraska.

It's later than you think! We hope you will consider honoring a long standing family tradition by spending one summer weekend with extended family.

Schedule of Events:  (See link at left for map of locations.)

Friday Night: 6:30 p.m. - Wildwood Park in Nebraska City
Pot luck with meat provided. Michael will be doing smoked pork loin and hotdogs. We ask that local Nebraskans please bring a side dish and/or dessert. This is outdoors so don't forget to put on your bug spray. Group pictures will be taken this day.

Saturday: 5:30 p.m. - Coryell Park near Brock, Nebraska, in the auditorium (the large limestone building).
At 5:30 we'll have a catered meal of beef brisket, grilled chicken strips, potato, green beans, and dessert. We will have the auditorium open at 2:30 and of course the park is open all day. Come early to play and visit.

For those coming from the north on Saturday -- the bridge on Highway 128 about 1/4 mile east of Lorton is under construction. There is a detour around it on country roads (aka gravel). If you don't like gravel roads be advised.


Wildwood Park is located across from Steinhart Park in Nebraska City, and has much for you to do, see, and explore! It spans 63.7 acres and offers fishing, playground equipment, restrooms, and picnic tables and grills. If you are into art or history, then you won’t want to miss the Wildwood Historic Home and Art Barn, complete with a breathtaking and well-maintained Victorian Garden.

For those with a competitive spirit, Wildwood Park also includes sand volleyball courts and the Wildwood Golf Course. The latter consists of 9 holes, tree-lined fairways, extraordinary scenery, challenging greens, a Pro shop, and many special events, such as Family Glow Golf. If you would like more information on Nebraska City’s oldest golf course, be sure to visit www.golfnebraskacity.com or call 402-873-3661.

The Steinhart Park Aquatic Center is just a short walk away. Water Park evening hours are 6-8.

Access to Wildwood Historic Center and Park and the picnic shelter is via the entrance at 420 Steinhart Park Rd, Nebraska City. There is NO vehicle access to the picnic shelter off of Sylvan Road.

Coryell Park is 1 mile east and 3 miles south of Brock, Nebraska. Coryell Park was first homesteaded by the L.L. Coryell family in 1867. The park now serves as a commemoration of the revered spirit, values, and determination of these early Nebraska settlers. Coryell Park offers a quiet and peaceful setting where much recreation can be enjoyed. With the always popular playground equipment, covered bridge, Parker Log Cabin, pavilion, and a shrine, you can choose between an afternoon of rest and relaxation or sight-seeing and activity. There is even a charming little chapel on-site and the Treasure House, which is filled with collectibles from the family.

The street address for Coryell Park is 73203 633rd Ave., Brock, NE.


LODGING RESERVATIONS

Motels in the Area:
Nebraska City:     Auburn:
Best Western (indoor pool) 402-873-7000    
Lied Lodge (indoor pool) 402-873-8733    
Super 8 712-382-2828    
Motel 6 712-382-2100      
Whispering Pines B&B 402-873-5850      


There are lots of things you and your family can do in the vicinity:

Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, NE (one of the largest zoos in the US) www.omahazoo.com

Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure, Nebraska City (great family activity for children) www.arbordayfarm.org

Strategic Air & Space Museum, Ashland, NE (an excellent museum) www.sasmuseum.com

Arbor Lodge, Nebraska City www.nebraskacity.com

Firefighters Museum, Nebraska City www.ncmuseumoffirefighting.net

Golf – Gather a group of cousins for a round of golf. Table Creek Nebraska City (18 hole) 402-873-7750, Auburn Country Club, Auburn (9 hole) 402-274-4500. There are many other courses in nearby areas, contact us if you would like us to research more options for you.

Swimming – Auburn Swimming Pool (with slides), Steinhart Park Aquatic Center (with waterslides and lazy river)

Check out the 2017 Links page for even more possibilities.





 
 

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