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Plains Edition Ag Calendar 4-9-11

Now Through April 6

• Viewing Blind Tours, Footbridge Tours & Step-on Tours, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska Nature and Visitor Center, viewing the world renowned gathering of the Sandhill Cranes along the Platte River, (308) 382-1820.

Now through October 2

• Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers Display, Lincoln, Neb., International Quilt Study Center & Museum, featuring award-winning quilts, (402) 472-6549.

April 9-July 10

• Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibition, Omaha, Neb., The Durham Museum, features 158 winning photographs, (402) 444-5071.

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April 11

• Chemigation Certification Training, Valentine, Neb., Extension Office, 1 p.m., Jay Jenkins, (402) 376-1850.

April 14

• Farm and Ranch Clinic, North Platte, Neb., Rural Response Hotline, (800) 464-0258.

April 15-17

• Festival of Quilts, Chadron, Neb., Assumption Arena, quilt show, competition, displays, programs and demonstrations, (308) 432-4041.

• Nebraska Llama Show, Hastings, Neb., Adams County Fairgrounds, (402) 462-9976.

April 15-16

• Nebraska Peep Show, York, Neb., City auditorium, artwork created from marshmallow Peeps, contest, awards, (402) 362-5531.

April 16-17

• Fox Hunters Event, Burwell, Neb., enjoy the Nebraska Sandhills and the thrill of the chase on a fox hunt, (308) 346-4856.

April 17

• Curtis Easter Pageant, Curtis, Neb., Medicine Valley High School Gym, living pictures pageant featuring sixty-five member cast and fifty member choir, (308) 367-4122.

April 21-24

• Downtown Spring Carnival, Columbus, Neb., (402) 564-2769.

April 22-24

• Chicken and Stars Trip, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska Nature and Visitor Center, weekend trip to the Nebraska Sandhills to view prairie chickens and sharptail grouse plus stars glimmering in a truly dark sky, (308) 382-1820.

April 23

• Spring Affair Event, Lincoln, Neb., Lancaster Event Center, educational programs, garden-related vendors and plants for sale, (402) 472-8478.

April 23-24

• Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program, Ponca, Neb., Ponca State Park, hands-on instruction outdoor cooking, camping, archery, kayaking and more, (402) 755-2284.

April 28-29

• Hearland Storytelling Festival, Beatrice, Neb., Homestead National Monument of America, storytellers entertain and educate visitors with storied about American culture and heritage, (402) 223-3514.

April 28-30

• 11th Annual Country Bluegrass Show, North Platte, Neb., Lincoln County Fairgrounds, bands, indoor concerts, food, camping, workshops available, (308) 532-1465.

April 29-May 1

• Arbor Day Celebration, Nebraska City, Neb., children’s activities, live entertainment, parade, tree plantings, (402) 873-6654.

Now Through April 6

• Viewing Blind Tours, Footbridge Tours & Step-on Tours, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska Nature and Visitor Center, viewing the world renowned gathering of the Sandhill Cranes along the Platte River, (308) 382-1820.

Now through October 2

• Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers Display, Lincoln, Neb., International Quilt Study Center & Museum, featuring award-winning quilts, (402) 472-6549.

April 9-July 10

• Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibition, Omaha, Neb., The Durham Museum, features 158 winning photographs, (402) 444-5071.

April 11

• Chemigation Certification Training, Valentine, Neb., Extension Office, 1 p.m., Jay Jenkins, (402) 376-1850.

April 14

• Farm and Ranch Clinic, North Platte, Neb., Rural Response Hotline, (800) 464-0258.

April 15-17

• Festival of Quilts, Chadron, Neb., Assumption Arena, quilt show, competition, displays, programs and demonstrations, (308) 432-4041.

• Nebraska Llama Show, Hastings, Neb., Adams County Fairgrounds, (402) 462-9976.

April 15-16

• Nebraska Peep Show, York, Neb., City auditorium, artwork created from marshmallow Peeps, contest, awards, (402) 362-5531.

April 16-17

• Fox Hunters Event, Burwell, Neb., enjoy the Nebraska Sandhills and the thrill of the chase on a fox hunt, (308) 346-4856.

April 17

• Curtis Easter Pageant, Curtis, Neb., Medicine Valley High School Gym, living pictures pageant featuring sixty-five member cast and fifty member choir, (308) 367-4122.

April 21-24

• Downtown Spring Carnival, Columbus, Neb., (402) 564-2769.

April 22-24

• Chicken and Stars Trip, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska Nature and Visitor Center, weekend trip to the Nebraska Sandhills to view prairie chickens and sharptail grouse plus stars glimmering in a truly dark sky, (308) 382-1820.

April 23

• Spring Affair Event, Lincoln, Neb., Lancaster Event Center, educational programs, garden-related vendors and plants for sale, (402) 472-8478.

April 23-24

• Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program, Ponca, Neb., Ponca State Park, hands-on instruction outdoor cooking, camping, archery, kayaking and more, (402) 755-2284.

April 28-29

• Hearland Storytelling Festival, Beatrice, Neb., Homestead National Monument of America, storytellers entertain and educate visitors with storied about American culture and heritage, (402) 223-3514.

April 28-30

• 11th Annual Country Bluegrass Show, North Platte, Neb., Lincoln County Fairgrounds, bands, indoor concerts, food, camping, workshops available, (308) 532-1465.

April 29-May 1

• Arbor Day Celebration, Nebraska City, Neb., children’s activities, live entertainment, parade, tree plantings, (402) 873-6654.