Plains Edition Ag Events
Hay Days, Atkinson, Neb., parade, games and events, (402) 925-2587.
Railroad Town Fair, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, (308) 385-5316.
Vintage & Classic Wheels 23rd Annual Car Show, Grand Island, Neb., Stolley Park, (308) 384-7106.
August 22-November 12
“In the Middle of” Exhibit, Kearney, Neb., Museum of Nebraska Art, portraits of refugee and immigrant children now living throughout Nebraska, (308) 865-8559.
The Vietnam Moving Wall, Hebron, Neb., Sports Complex, Don Klaumann, (402) 768-6640.
Crop Management and Diagnostic Clinic, Mead, Neb., Agriculture Research and Developement Center, 8:00 a.m., (800) 529-8030.
August 25-September 4
Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln, Neb., State Fair Park, (402) 473-4102.
Oregon Trail Wagon Train Bluegrass Festval, Bayard, Neb., six live bands, (308) 586-1850.
Trans Mac Regatta Sailboat Race, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, (308) 345-3915.
Nebraska State Antique Tractor & Horse Plowing Bee, Petersburg, Neb., featuring all makes and models of farm equipment, tractor pull, deoms, flea market, parade, live music, (402) 386-5334.
Manure Management Workshop and Field Tours, Scottsbluff, Neb., UNL’s Ag Lab, (308) 632-1480.
Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab Open House, Whitman, Neb., 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., (800) 657-2113.
August 31-September 3
Potter Days, Potter, Neb., downtown & Community Hall, parade, music, BBW, crafts, dance and sporting events, (308) 879-4332.
Ride the Rails, Gordon, Neb., The North American Rail Car Organization rides across the country in 15 small rail cars and two high rail pickups, (308) 282-0054.
Labor Day Living History Weekend, Kearney, Neb., Fort Kearny State Historical Park, demonstrations and an 1860s soldier and civilian encampment, cannon firing daily at 2 p.m., (308) 865-5305.
Irrigation and Energy Conservation Field Day, Mead, Neb., UNL Ag Research and Developmental Center, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., (800) 529-8030.
Hay Days, Cozad, Neb., downtown, carnival, food booths, parade and games, (308) 784-3930.
Fall Fun Fest, North Platte, Neb., craft show, rodeo, antique car show, teen street dance and more, (308) 532-1120.
Chimney Rock Pioneer Days, Bayard, Neb., dance, parade, food and entertainment, kid’s games, Brenda Krantz (308) 586-2125 or Mary Mau (308) 586-1551.
Willow Tree Festival, Gordon, Neb., city parks, entertainment on three stages, food booths, arts and crafts, (308) 282-2464.
Husker Harvest Days, Grand Island, Neb., world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show.
Flodfest Country Music Festival, Hordville, Neb., Covenant Bible Camp, (402) 757-3358.
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