BEATRICE – “Honoring Everyday Heroes” was the theme of the 2018 Homestead Days Parade, which traveled along Court Street through downtown Beatrice, Saturday morning.
The Beatrice High School Marching Band, Cheerleaders and Dancers were on the parade route, along with local police, sheriff’s and firefighters as the honorees of this year’s event. Local public safety officials were named as Grand Marshals for this year’s parade.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts walked the parade route.
Main Street Beatrice scheduled their 2018 Ribfest event Saturday, at the parking lot of Security First Bank at 7th and Ella, starting at five p.m.
Sunday’s events include the 35th annual Homestead Days Classic and Street Rod Car show, starting with registration at eight a.m.