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Plains Edition Ag Calendar for 9-24-11

September 27

• Nebraska Beef Council Meeting, Kearney, Neb., 10 a.m., (308) 236-7551.

September 25

• History in Action Day, Chadron, Neb., Dawes Co. Historical Society Museum, demos, buggy rides, old-fashioned hands-on activities, (308) 207-5449.

September 30-October 2

• Oktoberfest, Sidney, Neb., fairgrounds, ethnic festival with entertainment, food, crafts, parade, farmers market, (308) 254-2932.

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October 1

• Family Fun Day, Gering, Neb., Farm And Ranch Museum, (308) 436-1989.

• Harvest of Harmony Parade, Grand Island, Neb., music and colorful floats in this historic parade, (308) 382-9210.

October 1-2

• Annual Heritage Farm Weekend, Ponca, Neb., Ponca State Park, small family farm techniques demonstrated, (402) 755-2284.

October 2

• Nebraska State Hand Cornhusking Contest, Central City, Neb., Merrick Co. Fairgrounds, 7:30 a.m. registration, (308) 946-3897.

October 6-9

• Old West Day & Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Valentine, Neb., (800) 658-4024, http://www.nebraskacowboypoetrygathering.com.

October 14-15

• All Hallows Evenings, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, spooks at Railroad Town, treats, a haunted field, (308) 385-5316, http://www.stuhrmuseum.org

October 20-22

• Nebraska National Quilt Festival, Lincoln, Neb., Pershing Center, (775) 971-9266.

October 22

• Fall Festival of Crafts Show, Kearney, Neb., Buffalo Co. Fairgrounds, more than 250 booths, (308) 234-4671.

October 30

• Night at the Archway, Kearney, Neb., Great Platte River Road Archway, cast figures come to life for a guided tour, (308) 237-1000, http://www.archway.org

November 5-6

• Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, North Platte, Neb., D&N Event Center, Shelli Arensdorf, (308) 530-4396.

November 15

• Miss America-Teresa Scanlan Presentation, Manhattan, Kan., K-State’s McCain Auditorium, 7 p.m., (913) 735-9065.

November 16-17

• McCook Farm and Ranch Expo, McCook, Neb., 350 vendors plus horse training, speakers, livestock equip, new technology, (866) 685-0989, http://www.mccookfarmand ranchexpo.net

• Gateway Farm Expo, Kearney, Neb., fairgrounds, exhibits, demonstrations, vendors, (308) 234-2712, http://www.gatewaryfarmexpo.org

November 19

• Annual Arts & Crafts Show, Ogallala, Neb., fairgrounds, contact chamber (308) 284-4066.

September 27

• Nebraska Beef Council Meeting, Kearney, Neb., 10 a.m., (308) 236-7551.

September 25

• History in Action Day, Chadron, Neb., Dawes Co. Historical Society Museum, demos, buggy rides, old-fashioned hands-on activities, (308) 207-5449.

September 30-October 2

• Oktoberfest, Sidney, Neb., fairgrounds, ethnic festival with entertainment, food, crafts, parade, farmers market, (308) 254-2932.

October 1

• Family Fun Day, Gering, Neb., Farm And Ranch Museum, (308) 436-1989.

• Harvest of Harmony Parade, Grand Island, Neb., music and colorful floats in this historic parade, (308) 382-9210.

October 1-2

• Annual Heritage Farm Weekend, Ponca, Neb., Ponca State Park, small family farm techniques demonstrated, (402) 755-2284.

October 2

• Nebraska State Hand Cornhusking Contest, Central City, Neb., Merrick Co. Fairgrounds, 7:30 a.m. registration, (308) 946-3897.

October 6-9

• Old West Day & Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Valentine, Neb., (800) 658-4024, http://www.nebraskacowboypoetrygathering.com.

October 14-15

• All Hallows Evenings, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, spooks at Railroad Town, treats, a haunted field, (308) 385-5316, http://www.stuhrmuseum.org

October 20-22

• Nebraska National Quilt Festival, Lincoln, Neb., Pershing Center, (775) 971-9266.

October 22

• Fall Festival of Crafts Show, Kearney, Neb., Buffalo Co. Fairgrounds, more than 250 booths, (308) 234-4671.

October 30

• Night at the Archway, Kearney, Neb., Great Platte River Road Archway, cast figures come to life for a guided tour, (308) 237-1000, http://www.archway.org

November 5-6

• Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, North Platte, Neb., D&N Event Center, Shelli Arensdorf, (308) 530-4396.

November 15

• Miss America-Teresa Scanlan Presentation, Manhattan, Kan., K-State’s McCain Auditorium, 7 p.m., (913) 735-9065.

November 16-17

• McCook Farm and Ranch Expo, McCook, Neb., 350 vendors plus horse training, speakers, livestock equip, new technology, (866) 685-0989, http://www.mccookfarmand ranchexpo.net

• Gateway Farm Expo, Kearney, Neb., fairgrounds, exhibits, demonstrations, vendors, (308) 234-2712, http://www.gatewaryfarmexpo.org

November 19

• Annual Arts & Crafts Show, Ogallala, Neb., fairgrounds, contact chamber (308) 284-4066.