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Plains Edition Ag Events

July 29

Sommerfest, Grand Island, Neb., German celebration with ethnic foods, free entertainment, Gloria Otradovsky, (308) 382-9337.

July 29

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.

July 31

30th Annual Merrick County Fair Demolition Derby, Central City, Neb., limited weld derby-outside weld only, (308) 946-2331 or (308) 940-0028.

August 1

Precision Ag Field Day, Great Bend, Kan., Expo Complex, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Richard Snell, (620) 793-1910.

August 4-6

Brady Days, Brady, Neb., citywide, parade, turtle races, sports tournaments, BBQ and dance, Jeaninne Davis, (308) 584-3316.

August 5

Brule Day, Brule, Neb., Barton Park, breakfast, penny scramble, flower show, dance and more, (308) 287-2302.

August 5-6

Games & Good Times, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, parlor games, blacksmith games, horseshoes, marbles and more, Stephanie King, (308) 385-5316.

August 5-6

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.

August 5-12

Iron Horse Biker Bash, Lewellen, Neb., live entertainment, food, vendors, Darrel Morrow, (308) 778-5879.

August 8-10

Beef 706 Course, Lincoln, Neb., UNL’s Animal Science Complex, Misty Mattox, (800) 421-5326.

August 10

Farmer and Rancher Clinic, North Platte, Neb., contact Michelle, (800) 464-0258.

August 30

Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab Open House, Whitman, Neb., 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., (800) 657-2113.


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