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Plains Edition Ag Events

August 18-20

Hay Days, Atkinson, Neb., parade, games and events, (402) 925-2587.

August 19-20

Railroad Town Fair, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, (308) 385-5316.

August 20

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.

August 24-28

The Vietnam Moving Wall, Hebron, Neb., Sports Complex, Don Klaumann, (402) 768-6640.

August 24

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.

August 25-27

Oregon Trail Wagon Train Bluegrass Festval, Bayard, Neb., six live bands, (308) 586-1850.

August 26-27

Trans Mac Regatta Sailboat Race, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, (308) 345-3915.

August 26-27

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.

August 29

Manure Management Workshop and Field Tours, Scottsbluff, Neb., UNL’s Ag Lab, (308) 632-1480.

August 30

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.

September 1-3

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.

September 2-4

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.

September 6

Irrigation and Energy Conservation Field Day, Mead, Neb., UNL Ag Research and Developmental Center, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., (800) 529-8030.

September 8-9

Hay Days, Cozad, Neb., downtown, carnival, food booths, parade and games, (308) 784-3930.

September 8-17

Fall Fun Fest, North Platte, Neb., craft show, rodeo, antique car show, teen street dance and more, (308) 532-1120.

September 8-10

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.

September 9-10

Willow Tree Festival, Gordon, Neb., city parks, entertainment on three stages, food booths, arts and crafts, (308) 282-2464.

September 12-14

Husker Harvest Days, Grand Island, Neb., world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show.

September 22-24

Flodfest Country Music Festival, Hordville, Neb., Covenant Bible Camp, (402) 757-3358.

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