Events

Welcome to the 42nd Annual Wayne Chicken Show!

We hope you have a clucking good time in Wayne America! Please see below for our list of events for our egg-citing 3 day event.! We will continue to update our event listing as we get closer to the big egg-vent!

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Friday, July 8-10:00 amT-Shirts on Display at 301 Main Street
Friday, July 8- 10:00 am Chamber Coffee hosted by The Wayne Chicken Show committee
Friday, July 8-9 am- 12pmChalk Walk on 3rd Street between Main and Pearl. Contact Blue Cat Gallery to reserve your space at 402-454-5144
Friday, July 8-10 am-3 pmClucktique Sidewalk Market and sidewalk sales on Main Street
Friday, July 8- 12 pm- 1 pmKCAU Guest Weather in the 200 block alley
Friday, July 8, 5-7 pmBlue Cat Gallery and Studio opening reception for "Signs of Rural Life" exhibit
Friday, July 8-5:00-10:00 pmClucktible souvenirs and T-shirts sold in the Clucktible Booth
Friday, July 8- 5:00-10:00 pmFood and craft vendors along Main Street
Friday, July 8-5:00-9:00 pm
Pie and Ice Cream Social hosted by Eastern Star Chapter #194 at City Auditorium, 3rd & Pearl Street

Friday, July 8-6:00 pm World's Largest Chicken Dance led by WSC and WHS Cheer Squads. Music by Big Red Country 104.9 and TheCity 98.9/1590
Friday, July 8 6- 10 pmInflatables sponsored by Great Dane Trailers and Pac N Save along Main Street
Friday, July 8-6-9 pmWater Balloon Wars sponsored by The Majestic Theatre in the Majestic's parking lot.
Friday, July 8-6:30 pm National Anthem
Friday, July 8, 6:30 pmQuilts of Valor Presentation
Friday, July 8-7:00 pm Cement Chicken Auction On the Stage at 3rd & Main. Bid on decorated cement chickens!
Friday, July 8-8:00 pm Saucy Hot Wing Eating sponsored by Pizza Hut
Friday, July 8-8:30 pm
FREE ENTERTAINMENT: "Good Morning Bedlam"
Friday, July 8-10:00 pm Light up the Sky Fireworks at Summer Sports Complex
All Day-Saturday, July 9Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Tournament www.the4thjug.com for details and registration
All Day-Saturday, July 9Food Vendors located on the North side of Bressler Park
All Day-Saturday, July 9Arts, Crafts, and More Vendors scattered around the park
All Day-Saturday, July 9Clucktible souvenirs and T-shirts sold in the Clucktible Shelter
All Day-Saturday, July 9Petting Zoo featuring local farm animals from Dusty Road Petting Zoo
Saturday, July 9-7:00 am5K Chicken Run at Providence Medical Center. Register online at allsportcentral.com.com
Saturday, July 9 starting at 1 pmWayne Chicken Show Cornhole Tournament at The 4th Jug. More information Here:
Saturday, July 9-7:30 am- 9:00 amKiwanis Omelet Feed, downtown, suggested donation
Saturday, July 9-9:00 am Chicken Crowing Contest - Rent a Chicken or Bring your own. Who will crow the most?
Saturday, July 9-9:00 am - 3 pm Piecemakers Quilt Show at Masonic Lodge, 10th & Lincoln. Chicken Quilt Raffle Drawing at 3 pm
Saturday, July 9-9:30 am
Chicken Show Parade: Clucking from 1st & Main to 10th Street, then past Bressler Park. Prizes awarded.

Saturday, July 9-10:00 -5 pm Blue Cat Gallery- "Chickens & Other Signs of Rural Life" 114 W 3rd Street
Saturday, July 9-11 am- 3 pmWayne County Museum open. Self guided tours. 702 Pearl Street
Saturday, July 9-12:00 pm
Registration opens for National Cluck-Off and Hard Boiled Egg Eating Contest at Registration Table near the stage. Must be pre-registered to partricipate in these events.
Saturday, July 9-12:00 pm Free Entertainment: "Reinvented Wheels"
Saturday, July 9-12:00 pmFree Ice Cream Bars courtesy of Great Dane Trailers, while supplies last
Saturday, July 9-12:00 pmPlanetarium Shows at Carhart Science Building, WSC. Free tickets available at Information Booth. Limited Seating.
Saturday, July 9-1:00 pmBiggest, Smallest, Most Unusual Egg Judging Bring your entries to the Live Chicken Area

Saturday, July 9-1:00 pmPlanetarium Shows at Carhart Science Building, WSC. Free tickets available at Information Booth. Limited Seating.
Saturday, July 9-3:00 pmPlanetarium Shows at Carhart Science Building, WSC. Free tickets available at Information Booth. Limited Seating.
Saturday, July 9-1:00 pm
Chicken Show Contests-All ages welcome to participate. Times are Approximate. Contests will run consecutively, one after another, ending with the Egg Drop at approximately 3:30 pm
Chicken Scratch for Prizes-Sponsored by Elkhorn Valley Bank & Trust, F&M Bank, State Nebraska Bank & Trust, Tom Hansen, CPA, First National Bank of Omaha and Gerhold Concrete
Chicken Flying Contest - Rent a chicken or bring your own to see who can fly furthest across the barnyard.
Little Chick Auction: Bid on decorated cement chicks!
Best Chicken Legs-Let's see you strut those bird legs! Boys and Girls 13 and Under, Hens and Roosters 14 and Over
Saturday, July 9-1:30 pm Wayne Chicken Show National Cluck-Off: Must be heard across the barnyard, act and sound like a chicken and last 15 seconds. Must Register in advance beginning at noon. 13 and Under, 14 and Over. Total prize money is $400
Pizza Hut Hard Boiled Egg Eating Contest: Throw down those eggs as fast as you can. Must Register in advance beginning at noon. Must be 18 or over. Total prize money is $400 for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place.
Rubber Chicken Chuck: The fun moves to the street to see how far you can chuck the rubber chicken across the barnyard.
Egg Toss: Grab a partner to see who can go the furthest distance without cracking up
Saturday, July 9-Last Contest of the DayEgg Drop: Catch the raw egg dropped from the sky
Saturday, July 9-2:00 pmPlanetarium Shows at Carhart Science Building, WSC. Free tickets available at Information Booth. Limited Seating.
Saturday, July 9-4:00 pmPlanetarium Shows at Carhart Science Building, WSC. Free tickets available at Information Booth. Limited Seating.
Saturday, July 9-6:00 pm All Class Reunion Social Hour for Wayne High Alumni at City Auditorium
Saturday, July 9-8:00 pm- Midnight
Alumni Dance Sons of Satan playing at the City auditorium hosted by Wayne Schools Foundation. Free will donation. See more information
Saturday, July 9- 9 pmFree Movie sponsored by The Majestic at Bressler Park
Sunday, July 10Wayne County Museum open. Self guided tours. 702 Pearl Street
Sunday, July 10-11 am- 3 pmCrowing Motors Car Show: All vehicles are welcome at no cost. Prizes will be awarded on spectator vote. Contact Kirk Sommerfeld at (402) 375-4996

Sunday, July 10-11 am- 3:00 pmClucktibles: Available at the Souvenir Table

Sunday, July 10- 5 pmBresslerfest Presents: "Reinvented Wheels"