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Plains Edition Ag Calendar for 8-1-10

July 31

16th Annual Literature Festival, Norfolk, Neb., Lifelong Learning Center, authors, book reviews & displays, (402) 844-2108.

July 31

21st Annual Kites & Castles, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, kite flying and sand castle building contest, food, live music, (308) 287-2673.

July 31

Summer in the Square’s 3rd Annual BBQ Contest, Broken Bow, Neb., (308) 872-6522.

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August 2

34th Annual Merrick County Fair Demolition Derby, Central City, Neb., M.L. Wells, (308) 946-2331.

August 6-8

Hay Days, Atkinson, Neb., games in the park, vendors, exhibits, trtr show, dance, (402) 925-2037.

August 6-8

Street Car Days, Red Cloud, Neb., entertainment, parade, barbecue, games, (402) 746-3238.

August 7

Show & Shine Car Show, Araphoe, Neb., city park, hot rods, classics, restored, motorcycles, prizes and food, (308) 962-7777.

August 7

Brule Day, Brule, Neb., Barton Park, prairie breakfast, penny scramble, children’s activities, flower show, (308) 287-2350.

August 7

Boater Education Class, Lake McConaughy, Ogallala, Neb., (308) 284-8800.

August 8-13

Nebraska Star Party, Valentine, Neb., Snake River Campground-Merritt Reservoir, astronomical observing, (402) 491-3502.

August 10

Agriculture Field Day, Great Bend, Kan., Airport and Exhibition Grounds, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Bob Wolf, (785) 532-2935.

August 10-11

Nebraska Grazing Conference, Kearney, Neb., Holiday Inn, (402) 472-4101.

August 11

Boater Education Class, North Platte, Neb., (308) 535-8025.

August 12

2010 Feedlot School, Scottsbluff, Neb., Panhandle Extension Center, 11:30 a.m.-3:40 p.m., (308) 632-1480.

August 12-15

Capital City Ribfest, Lincoln, Neb., Pershing Center, food and music, (402) 441-8744.

August 13-14

Sandhills Open Road Challenge, Arnold, Neb., between Arnold and Callaway, open road racing with a 1-mile shootout, burn-out contest, parade and car show, (308) 848-2522.

August 14

Kool-Aid Classic Bicycle Tour, Hastings, Neb., Highland Park, choose a 30 or 60-mile route with Kool-Aid refreshments along the way, (402) 463-1138.

August 15

27th Annual Vintage and Classic Wheels Car Show, Grand Island, Neb., Stolley Park, (308) 384-7106.

August 27-28

Antique Airplane Assn. Fly-In, Minden, Neb., Pioneer Village Field, historic airplanes, displays, demo flights, (308) 832-1181.

August 27-September 6

Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island, Neb., (308) 382-9210.

August 28

Fall Festival, Hershey, Neb., antique tractor pull, parade, water fight, street dance, barbecue, (308) 368-5555.

September 25

Pressey Silhouette Championships, Broken Bow, Neb., Pressey Wildlife Management Area, Matthew Haumont, (308) 872-2348.