Plains Edition Ag Events
Beef Cattle Meeting, Great Bend, Kan., 4-H Building on Hwy 281, Richard Snell, (620) 793-1910.
6th Annual Country Bluegrass Festival, fairgrounds, crafts, food, showcase competition and 12 bands, (308) 532-1465.
Beef Marketing Workshop, Wheatland, Wyo., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Dallas Mount, (307) 322-3667.
Arbor Day Celebration & Family Fun Festival, Nebraska City, Neb., entertainment, parade, 5K Trail Run and Discovery Walk, mini-train rides and kids’ activities, (800) 514-9113.
Living History Weekend, Steele City, Neb., demonstrations and museum tours, (402) 729-5131.
April 30-May 14
Spring Quilt Show, Red Cloud, Neb., Webster Co. Historical Museum, (402) 746-2444.
“All in the Family” Quilt Show, Aurora, Neb., Plainsman Museum, featuring quilts from several generations of a Nebraska pioneer family, (402) 694-6531.
Chemigation Training, North Platte, Neb., West Central Research & Extension Center, 1:00 p.m., (308) 696-6721.
Water Law, Policy and Science Conference, Nebraska City, Neb., Lied Lodge and Conference Center, Jacki Loomis, (402) 472-7550.
Catfish Classic Fishing Tournament, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, (308) 778-5879.
Living History Weekend, Fort Calhoun, Neb., Ft. Atkinson State Historical Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., demonstrations of military life at a reconstructed 1820s military post, (402) 468-5611.
9th Annual Lincoln Highway Festival, Shelton, Neb., Jct of US Hwy 30 & C Street, live entertainment, car show, flea market, swap meet, pedal tractor pull, food and more, (308) 647-6617.
Seward County Museum Car Show, Goehner, Neb., noon-4 p.m., classic cars, train rides, museum tours and concessions, (402) 523-4460.
Mother’s Day Tea, Ainsworth, Neb., plan high tea or afternoon tea for the someone special, call ahead for reservations, (402) 387-0408.
Arts & Crafts Show, Scottsbluff, Neb., Monument Mall, (308) 632-6000.
Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Show, North Platte, Neb., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Cody Park, (308) 535-6772.
Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Show, North Platte, Neb., Cody Park, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., (308) 535-6772.
Field Crop Scout Training, Mead, Neb., Agricultural Research and Development Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., (402) 624-8000.
May Days, Broken Bow, Neb., celebrate spring in central Nebraska with live entertainment, farmers market, (308) 872-6137.
7th Annual Shut UP & Fish Walleye Tournament, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, (308) 778-5879.
From Recipe to Reality seminar, Lincoln, Neb., UNL’s East Campus, Jill Gifford, (402) 472-2819.
38th Annual Country & Western Jamboree, Springview, Neb., 8 p.m., Dist. 56 Multi Purpose Area, (402) 497-2157.
Memorial Day Living History Weekend, Kearney, Neb., Fort Kearny State Historical Park, a weekend filled with demonstrations, cannon firing daily at 2 p.m., (308) 865-5305.
Camp Clarke Raiders Spring Rendezvous, Bridgeport, Neb., a celebration of the traditions of hunters and trappers with powder shoots, knife and hawk throws, spear competitions, (308) 262-1415.
Memorial Day Weekend Celebration, Fullerton, Neb., Broken Arrow Wilderness, concerts, figure 8 races, ATV rodeo, demo derby and food vendors, (308) 536-2441.
Old Glory Days, Maywood, Neb., Main Street, all day celebration includes a parade, BBQ, children’s games and dance, (308) 362-4282.
Nebraska Cattlemen’s Midyear Meeting, Holdrege, Neb., Middle School, (402) 475-2333.
2006 Unicameral Youth Conference, Lincoln, Neb., Nebraska State Capitol, Bob Meduna, (402) 472-9582.
Take a Leap – Discover 4-H workshop, Lexington, Neb., Dawson County Fairgrounds, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., contact Extension Office in your county.
Take a Leap – Discover 4-H workshop, Mitchell, Neb., Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., contact Extension Office in your county.
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