Plains Edition Ag Events
Flodfest Country Music Festival, Hordville, Neb., Covenant Bible Camp, (402) 757-3358.
The 18th Annual Antique Tractor, Engine and Vintage Auto Show, Grand Island, Neb., Stuhr Museum, (308) 385-5316
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.
September 30-October 1
Historical Days, E. of town on Hwys 8 & 51, Pawnee City, Neb., Civil War re-enactments daily at 2 p.m., demonstrations, twilight walk and assorted foods, (402) 852-2444.
Remote Control Airplance Fun Fly, Kimball, Neb., airport field, Rick Kirby (308) 235-3338.
Fall Landscape Management Workshop, Mead, Neb., UNL Agriculture Research and Development Center, Christenson Building, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., (402) 472-5045.
Geographer’s Meeting, Lincoln, Neb., Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, Jim Merchant, (402) 472-7531.
Old West Days, Cowboy Poetry Gathering & Parade, Valentine, Neb., (800) 658-2024.
Rod & Roll Show, Legion Park, Sidney, Neb., Car show, show and shine, music and food, (308) 254-6127.
Oktoberfest, Sidney, Neb., 7 a.m.-Midnight, Ethnic festival with free entertainment, craft show, parade, farmers market, live bands, dancing and more, (308) 254-2932.
Fall Festival, Doniphan, Neb., noon meal, parade, kiddie carnival and activities, dance and more, (402) 845-2255.
Rockbrook Village Apple Day Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 108th & W. Center Rd, Omaha, Neb., more than 75 regional crafters., (402) 390-0890.
Fall Landscape Management Workshop, Norfolk, Neb., Northeast Community College Lifelong Learning Center, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., (402) 472-5045.
Dry River Race, Ravenna, Neb., a dryland river race through the center of town to celebrate 140 years of fort banishment. River bank picnic activities to follow, (308) 452-3161.
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.
Nebraska Country Music Festival, Eagles Club & Fairgrounds, Hastings, Neb., performer and songwriter contests, seminars and great country music for everyone to enjoy, (402) 463-1487.
Fall Festival of Crafts Show, Kearney, Neb., Fairgrounds, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., more than 250 booths from Nebraska and surrounding states., (308) 234-4671.
Moonlight Madness, Gordon, Neb., American Legion, 5 p.m.-Midnight, Chili feed, games and good times for all, (308) 282-0730.
Nebraska & National Hand Cornhusking Contests, Columbus, Neb., Begins at 9 a.m. daily, 8th Street near ADM Plant, (402) 564-2769.
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