Farmers and Merchants Banquet

Farmers and Merchants Banquet

January 25, 2019

The 69th Farmers & Merchants Banquet will be held on Friday, January 25th at the Red Cloud Community Center from 5:30pm to 11pm. This year's event will feature a raffle of 4 large prizes, a Prime Rib Dinner, Entertainment from Two Chicks With a Kick, and Featured speakers Matthew Hansen & Sarah Baker Hansen will talk about their book "The Better Half: Nebraska's Hidden Treasures"

Raffle items include:
*Traeger Grill valued at $700 (donated by Kohmetscher Feeds)

*Visit Red Cloud Package: includes 1 night at the Kaley House and a Season Pass to Opera House Events, and more! Valued at $500

*Goodrich Cabin Outdoors Package: 1 night stay at the Goodrich Cabin, gift certificates and baskets from The Palace Lounge, Hometown Market, and On the Brix, tour of the Starke Round Barn. Valued at $600.

* 1/4 Beef donated by the Red Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce and Gottsch Cattle Company.

Raffle tickets are $20 apiece, with only 50 tickets available for each item. Banquet tickets are $20, but only $10 for Chamber members. Sponsorships are available and include free tickets. 

Contact the Chamber at 402-746-4065 or speak with any Chamber officer for more information. 

All proceeds from the Banquet support the Chamber's Utility Rebate Grant and Storefront/Facade Improvement Grant and also allow the Chamber to continue to organize events like Street Car Days, the Shopping Extravaganza, the Easter Egg Hunt, and more!

Event Description

Raffle Details

Event Flyer 

Outstanding Business Nomination Form