Plains Edition Ag Events
Wyoming Board of Agriculture Meeting, Pinedale, Wyo., Lakeside Lodge, (307) 777-6569.
Cruise Nite Weekend, Kearney, Neb., drag races, parade, BBQs, music and great food, (308) 440-2941.
Crazy Days, Broken Bow, Neb., farmer’s market, live entertainment, carnival, (308) 872-5691.
Cornhusker State Games, Lincoln, Neb., top-quality amateur sports festival for Nebraskans of all ages and abilities, (800) 304-2637.
13th Annual Oregon Trail Craft Show, Gering, Neb., Oregon Trail Baseball Diamond, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., (308) 436-2388.
Lewellen Day, Lewellen, Neb., bike rides, children’s games and activities, street dance.
Art in the Park, Imperial, Neb., courthouse lawn, area craftsmen and artistis display and sell their works, musical and theatrical entertainment, food and fun, (308) 882-5389.
Horse Creek Rendezvous, Morrill, Neb., city park, parade, car show, antique fire engine rides, live music, games, Ron Kuncl, (308) 247-3132.
30th Annual Camp Creek Antique Machinery & Threshing Show, Waverly, Neb., steam engines, trains and threshing machines come to life, Parade of Power, tractor pulls, flea market, crafts, (402) 786-3003.
Art in the Park, Grand Island, Neb., Stolley Park, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., (308) 382-8589.
National Day of the Cowboy Celebration, Ainsworth, Neb., entertainment, breakfast, ranch rodeo, trail ride and more, (866) 387-2740.
Nebraska Star Party, Valentine, Neb., Merritt Reservoir, astronomical observing, beach party, contests, canor and tubing trip, Doug Bell, (402) 489-8197.
Harvest Festival, Wauneta, Neb., Main Street, parade, dance, BBQ, games, Brenda Anderson, (308) 394-5720.
Sommerfest, Grand Island, Neb., German celebration with ethnic foods, free entertainment, Gloria Otradovsky, (308) 382-9337.
17th Annual Kites & Castles, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, kite flying and sand castle building contest, food, live music and family fun, (308) 284-4066.
July 30-August 2
National Walnut Council Meeting, Nebraska City, Neb., Lied Lodge and Conference Center, Dennis Adams, (402) 472-5822.
Precision Ag Field Day, Great Bend, Kan., Expo Complex, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Richard Snell, (620) 793-1910.
Sandhills Hawg Stop Riders Festival, Brownlee, Neb., live music, food, vendors, Troy Stonacek, (402) 730-1871.
Brady Days, Brady, Neb., citywide, parade, turtle races, sports tournaments, BBQ and dance, Jeaninne Davis, (308) 584-3316.
Brule Day, Brule, Neb., Barton Park, breakfast, penny scramble, flower show, dance and more, (308) 287-2302.
Games & Good Times, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, parlor games, blacksmith games, horseshoes, marbles and more, Stephanie King, (308) 385-5316.
38th Annual Harvest Festival, Trenton, Neb., Main St. & City Park, parade, horseshoes, car show, BBQ, dance, craft fair, team penning, Linda Drain, (308) 334-5680.
Iron Horse Biker Bash, Lewellen, Neb., live entertainment, food, vendors, Darrel Morrow, (308) 778-5879.
Beef 706 Course, Lincoln, Neb., UNL’s Animal Science Complex, Misty Mattox, (800) 421-5326.
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