The North Platte Pow Wow will be coming to the Scouts Rest Ranch on Friday, July 31, featuring events such as Native American dancing and singing contests, a petting zoo, hay rack rides, live music and an art show.

The pow wow runs from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday.

The “grand entry” times are 1 p.m. Friday, both 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

The main attractions are the dancing and singing contests, which will start at 5 p.m. on Friday and continue through Saturday before being finished and judged on Sunday.

Throughout the weekend, patrons can also visit the state park, the Lincoln County Historical Museum, the Martin Mora Art Show and Dusty Trails’ events, including hayrack rides, tanking on the Platte River and a petting zoo.

Along with a Native American question and answer panel, the pow wow will feature a presentation by Joseph Marshall III, a Native American author, actor, educator and storyteller.

Tickets are $15 for a weekend pass and $7 for a day pass. Children 5 and younger get in free.

If you feel like roughing it for the weekend, “primitive camping” is available and free for the first 100 campers. After that, the nightly fee is $10.

For more information or any questions, call 308-520-9516 or visit @NPpowwow on Facebook.