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Plains Edition Ag Calendar for 4-16-11

Now through October 2

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

Now through July 10

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

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.

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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.

April 29

• 10th Annual Beef & Wine Extravaganza Scholarship Benefit, Ogallala, Neb., Platte River Inn, hosted by the Area 14 CattleWomen, Pam Spurgin, (308) 284-4998.

April 30

• 10th Bi-Annual Kids Safety Day, Ogallala, Neb., St. Paul’s Fellowship Hall, free admission, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mary Cumming, (308) 284-3197.

May 1

• 42nd Annual Czech Festival, Lincoln, Neb., Pla Mor Ballroom, ethnic food, heritage demos, entertainment, Deb Vocasek, (402) 486-4152.

May 1-31

• 12th Annual National Miniature Show, Grand Island, Neb., Prairie Winds Art Center, (308) 381-4001.

May 6-7

• Honky Tonk BBQ Festival, North Platte, Neb., sanctioned competition and BBQ feed, live entertainment, (308) 532-4729.

Now through October 2

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

Now through July 10

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

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.

April 29

• 10th Annual Beef & Wine Extravaganza Scholarship Benefit, Ogallala, Neb., Platte River Inn, hosted by the Area 14 CattleWomen, Pam Spurgin, (308) 284-4998.

April 30

• 10th Bi-Annual Kids Safety Day, Ogallala, Neb., St. Paul’s Fellowship Hall, free admission, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mary Cumming, (308) 284-3197.

May 1

• 42nd Annual Czech Festival, Lincoln, Neb., Pla Mor Ballroom, ethnic food, heritage demos, entertainment, Deb Vocasek, (402) 486-4152.

May 1-31

• 12th Annual National Miniature Show, Grand Island, Neb., Prairie Winds Art Center, (308) 381-4001.

May 6-7

• Honky Tonk BBQ Festival, North Platte, Neb., sanctioned competition and BBQ feed, live entertainment, (308) 532-4729.