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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.
Organic Farmer Advisory Meeting, Sidney, Neb., WNCC-Room 115, 1-5 p.m.
Nebraska & National Hand Cornhusking Contests, Columbus, Neb., Begins at 9 a.m. daily, 8th Street near ADM Plant, (402) 564-2769.
Boo at the Zoo, Lincoln, Neb., Folsom Children’s Zoo, 5:30-8 p.m., (402) 475-6741.
Western Nebraska Literary Festival, Kearney, Neb., at UNK, contact Stan Struble, (402) 758-1262.
Fall Home & Garden Expo, Omaha, Neb., Qwest Center, (402) 346-8003.
Downtown Halloween Festival, Hastings, Neb., pumpkin carving contests, pie eating contests, cider and other harvest treats, (402) 461-8413.
Holiday Craft Fair, Gering, Neb., Civic Center, (308) 436-6886.
Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium, Lincoln, Neb., University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Animal Science Complex.
Veteran’s Day Parade, Central City, Neb., 2 p.m., Main Street, (308) 946-3897.
Cowboy Christmas, North Platte, Neb., concerts, crafts, clinics, kids rodeo, Shelli Arensdorf, (308) 530-0391, (308) 530-4396 or (308) 532-6721.
Winterfest Gift & Craft Show, Valentine, Neb., Cherry Co. Fairgrounds-4-H building, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., (308) 748-2287.
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