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Plains Edition Ag Events

April 20

Creating Strong Families, satellite program, 1-3 p.m. CT, contact your local UNL Extension office.

April 20-23

Spring Polka Fest, Wahoo, Neb., Starlite Ballroom, enjoy the music, dancing and ethnic food that attracts entertainers and fans from all over the Midwest, (402) 784-3072.

April 21

Beef and Wine Tasting Extravaganza, Ogallala, Neb., Grey Goose Lodge, 5-8 p.m. MT, Pam Spurgin (308) 284-6023.

April 22-23

Kidz Explore, Kearney, Neb., Event Center, a family festival of fun and learning, hands-on activities for children ages 12 and under, (308) 233-9790.


April 22-23

Bargain Buyway, the Ultimate Road Trip, Royal, Neb., 16 towns along Hwys 20, 11,12 & 14, art in the park, tractor shows, potato bars, quilt shows, garage sales, crafts, vendor lists available, (402) 893-2880.


April 23

12th Annual Czech/Slovak Folklore Festival, Omaha, Neb., Sokol Auditorium, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., authentic Czech food and kolach pastries, dancing, displays, puppet show, (402) 895-3464.

April 25

Beef Cattle Meeting, Great Bend, Kan., 4-H Building on Hwy 281, Richard Snell, (620) 793-1910.

April 26-29

6th Annual Country Bluegrass Festival, fairgrounds, crafts, food, showcase competition and 12 bands, (308) 532-1465.

April 28-30

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.


April 29-30

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.

May 1-31

“All in the Family” Quilt Show, Aurora, Neb., Plainsman Museum, featuring quilts from several generations of a Nebraska pioneer family, (402) 694-6531.

May 4

Chemigation Training, North Platte, Neb., West Central Research & Extension Center, 1:00 p.m., (308) 696-6721.

May 4-5

Water Law, Policy and Science Conference, Nebraska City, Neb., Lied Lodge and Conference Center, Jacki Loomis, (402) 472-7550.

May 6

Catfish Classic Fishing Tournament, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, (308) 778-5879.

May 6-7

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.

May 7

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.


May 7

Seward County Museum Car Show, Goehner, Neb., noon-4 p.m., classic cars, train rides, museum tours and concessions, (402) 523-4460.


May 13

Mother’s Day Tea, Ainsworth, Neb., plan high tea or afternoon tea for the someone special, call ahead for reservations, (402) 387-0408.


May 13-14

Arts & Crafts Show, Scottsbluff, Neb., Monument Mall, (308) 632-6000.


May 14

Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Show, North Platte, Neb., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Cody Park, (308) 535-6772.


May 14

Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Show, North Platte, Neb., Cody Park, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., (308) 535-6772.

May 15

Field Crop Scout Training, Mead, Neb., Agricultural Research and Development Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., (402) 624-8000.

May 20

May Days, Broken Bow, Neb., celebrate spring in central Nebraska with live entertainment, farmers market, (308) 872-6137.


May 20-21

7th Annual Shut UP & Fish Walleye Tournament, Ogallala, Neb., Lake McConaughy, (308) 778-5879.


May 22

From Recipe to Reality seminar, Lincoln, Neb., UNL’s East Campus, Jill Gifford, (402) 472-2819.

May 26

38th Annual Country & Western Jamboree, Springview, Neb., 8 p.m., Dist. 56 Multi Purpose Area, (402) 497-2157.


May 27-29

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.


May 27-29

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.


May 27-29

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration, Fullerton, Neb., Broken Arrow Wilderness, concerts, figure 8 races, ATV rodeo, demo derby and food vendors, (308) 536-2441.


May 27-29

Old Glory Days, Maywood, Neb., Main Street, all day celebration includes a parade, BBQ, children’s games and dance, (308) 362-4282.


June 8-9

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Midyear Meeting, Holdrege, Neb., Middle School, (402) 475-2333.

June 11-14

2006 Unicameral Youth Conference, Lincoln, Neb., Nebraska State Capitol, Bob Meduna, (402) 472-9582.

June 12

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.

June 20

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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