Plains Edition Ag Events
August 25-September 4
Nebraska State Fair, Lincoln, Neb., State Fair Park, (402) 473-4102.
Oregon Trail Wagon Train Bluegrass Festival, Bayard, Neb., six live bands, (308) 586-1850.
Fall Festival, Hershey, Neb., parade, BBQ in the park, antique tractor pull, rodeo, arts & crafts, (308) 368-7455 or (308) 539-8229.
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, demos, flea market, parade, live music, (402) 386-5334.
Manure Management Workshop and Field Tours, Scottsbluff, Neb., UNL’s Ag Lab, (308) 632-1480.
Fall Field Day, Hays, Kan., 8:30 a.m., Richard Snell, (620) 793-1910.
Solution Days 2006, York, Neb., 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., (800) 852-BEAN.
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.
The 22nd Annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture, Kearney, Neb., Kearney Holiday Inn, (800) 535-3456.
Flodfest Country Music Festival, Hordville, Neb., Covenant Bible Camp, (402) 757-3358.
Fall Landscape Management Workshop, Scottsbluff, Neb., Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., (402) 472-5045.
Fall Landscape Management Workshop, Kearney, Neb., UNK Ockinga Conference Center, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., (402) 472-5045.
September 29 & 30-October 1
Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous, Hayes Center, Neb., Camp Hayes Lake, Doris Vlasin 308-286-3463, Pat Hogeland 308-286-3420.
Fall Landscape Management Workshop, Mead, Neb., UNL Agriculture Research and Development Center, Christenson Building, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., (402) 472-5045.
Fall Landscape Management Workshop, Norfolk, Neb., Northeast Community College Lifelong Learning Center, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., (402) 472-5045.
Blacksmithing I, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., class will make a fireplace tool set and a chisel, contact Dawn, (308) 385-5316.
Tinsmithing I, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., crafting basic items-tinpunching and candle holders, contact Dawn, (308) 385-5316
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