ROYALTON -- With a parade, an eating contest and a 4 hour street dance, Royalton's set to celebrate Platte River Day in a big way Saturday.

The fun kicks off with the 12 annual Platte river 5K Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. After that is the all-important parade at 10:30 a.m.

Mac and Cheese eating contest starts up at 5:00 p.m. and a street dance kicks off at 8:oo p.m. to Midnight, and features the Gregory James Band.

Other events include cart rides, a petting zoo and a bounce house. For a complete list of events, head to the Platte River Day website.

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