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Plains Edition Ag Calendar for 8-20-11

August 24

• Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab 12th Annual Open House, Whitman, Neb., (800) 657-2113.

August 25

• Beef Industry Day, Howells, Neb., Howells Ballroom, informational seminars plus featured speakers Troy and Stacy Hadrick, contact Amanda, (402) 986-1400.

August 26

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

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August 26-September 5

• Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island, Neb., (308) 382-1620, http://www.statefair.org.

August 27

• Fall Festival, Hershey, Neb., antique tractor pull, parade, water fight, street dance, barbecue, (308) 368-7231.

• 7th Annual Nebraska Artifact Show, Seward, Neb., Seward County Fairgrounds, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., displays and speakers, Jerry Carlson, (402) 993-6055.

August 28

• Nebraska Auctioneers Assn. Bid Calling/Ringman Championship Competition, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska State Fair, Fonner Park, Jeff Temme, (402) 843-8440 or jefftemme@yahoo.com

September 2-4

• 25th Annual Labor Day Extravaganza, Lexington, Neb., fairgrounds, vendors selling antiques, crafts and flea market items, (308) 324-5504.

September 2-5

• Mac Attack Regatta, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, (308) 284-2400, http://www.visitogallala.com.

• Labor Day Celebration and Thunder in the Valley, Paxton, Neb., parade, tractor pull, children’s games, food, bull riding, mutton bustin’, (308) 239-4388.

September 3

• Blue Water Blues Festival, Lewellen, Neb., 17 Ranch Winery, (308) 778-5542, http://www.17ranchwinery.com.

September 3-5

• 21st Annual Kite Flight, Callaway, Neb., kite flying, concessions, family activities, (308) 836-4416, http://www.callawaykiteflight.com.

• 1891 Agricultural Fair, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, demos, band concerts, midway games and more, (308) 385-5316, http://www.stuhrmuseum.org.

• Arts & Crafts Show, Grand Island, Neb., Conestoga Mall, (308) 382-4210.

• Old Settlers Days, Lodgepole, Neb., parade, crafts, BBQ, tractor pull, art show, children’s games, (308) 483-5353.

September 8-10

• Miles of Memories Country Music Fest, Hastings, Neb., Adams Co. Fairgrounds, concerts, theme shows, dances, (903) 467-9545.

September 9-11

• Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway-Follow the Rails Art Trail, host communities in the Nebraska Sandhills, Georgeann Wearin, (308) 458-2232 or http://www.sandhillsjourney.com.

September 10-11

• 51st Annual Lisco Days Celebration, Lisco, Neb., parade, BBQ, horseshoe tournament, rodeo, tractor drive, (308) 772-3226.

September 13-15

• 34th Annual Husker Harvest Days, Grand Island, Neb., farm show, 80 acres of exhibits, field demos, seminars, (708) 675-4647.

September 16-18

• 43rd Annual AppleJack Festival, Nebraska City, Neb., reenactments, quilt show, classic car show, parade, live music, tours, (402) 873-6654.

• Rail Fest, North Platte, Neb., Cody Park, non-stop show for train lovers, (308) 534-3648, http://www.nprailfest.com.

September 17-18

• Farm And Ranch Museum Harvest Festival, Gering, Neb., (308) 436-1989.

September 23-25

• Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt, Burwell, Neb., a 300-mile span of flea markets, food stands, antique dealers, farmer’s markets, (308) 346-4815, http://www.junkjaunt.com

August 24

• Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab 12th Annual Open House, Whitman, Neb., (800) 657-2113.

August 25

• Beef Industry Day, Howells, Neb., Howells Ballroom, informational seminars plus featured speakers Troy and Stacy Hadrick, contact Amanda, (402) 986-1400.

August 26

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

August 26-September 5

• Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island, Neb., (308) 382-1620, http://www.statefair.org.

August 27

• Fall Festival, Hershey, Neb., antique tractor pull, parade, water fight, street dance, barbecue, (308) 368-7231.

• 7th Annual Nebraska Artifact Show, Seward, Neb., Seward County Fairgrounds, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., displays and speakers, Jerry Carlson, (402) 993-6055.

August 28

• Nebraska Auctioneers Assn. Bid Calling/Ringman Championship Competition, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska State Fair, Fonner Park, Jeff Temme, (402) 843-8440 or jefftemme@yahoo.com

September 2-4

• 25th Annual Labor Day Extravaganza, Lexington, Neb., fairgrounds, vendors selling antiques, crafts and flea market items, (308) 324-5504.

September 2-5

• Mac Attack Regatta, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, (308) 284-2400, http://www.visitogallala.com.

• Labor Day Celebration and Thunder in the Valley, Paxton, Neb., parade, tractor pull, children’s games, food, bull riding, mutton bustin’, (308) 239-4388.

September 3

• Blue Water Blues Festival, Lewellen, Neb., 17 Ranch Winery, (308) 778-5542, http://www.17ranchwinery.com.

September 3-5

• 21st Annual Kite Flight, Callaway, Neb., kite flying, concessions, family activities, (308) 836-4416, http://www.callawaykiteflight.com.

• 1891 Agricultural Fair, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, demos, band concerts, midway games and more, (308) 385-5316, http://www.stuhrmuseum.org.

• Arts & Crafts Show, Grand Island, Neb., Conestoga Mall, (308) 382-4210.

• Old Settlers Days, Lodgepole, Neb., parade, crafts, BBQ, tractor pull, art show, children’s games, (308) 483-5353.

September 8-10

• Miles of Memories Country Music Fest, Hastings, Neb., Adams Co. Fairgrounds, concerts, theme shows, dances, (903) 467-9545.

September 9-11

• Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway-Follow the Rails Art Trail, host communities in the Nebraska Sandhills, Georgeann Wearin, (308) 458-2232 or http://www.sandhillsjourney.com.

September 10-11

• 51st Annual Lisco Days Celebration, Lisco, Neb., parade, BBQ, horseshoe tournament, rodeo, tractor drive, (308) 772-3226.

September 13-15

• 34th Annual Husker Harvest Days, Grand Island, Neb., farm show, 80 acres of exhibits, field demos, seminars, (708) 675-4647.

September 16-18

• 43rd Annual AppleJack Festival, Nebraska City, Neb., reenactments, quilt show, classic car show, parade, live music, tours, (402) 873-6654.

• Rail Fest, North Platte, Neb., Cody Park, non-stop show for train lovers, (308) 534-3648, http://www.nprailfest.com.

September 17-18

• Farm And Ranch Museum Harvest Festival, Gering, Neb., (308) 436-1989.

September 23-25

• Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt, Burwell, Neb., a 300-mile span of flea markets, food stands, antique dealers, farmer’s markets, (308) 346-4815, http://www.junkjaunt.com