October 2017 Events

Cass County Events

October 6, 2017
13th Annual “Cruizin’ Main” Car Show ~ Main St, Plattsmouth, NE ~ 402-296-6021 ~ PlattsmouthChamber.org

October 15, 2017
Rock Bluffs School Open House 2nd Annual Hot Dog Roast ~ Cass County Historical Museum ~ 646 Main Street, Plattsmouth, NE ~ 402-296-4770 ~ CassCountyNEMuseum.org

 

Fillmore County Events

October 8, 2017
Ohiowa Craft Day ~ Ohiowa, NE ~ 402-295-2585 ~ villageofohiowa@yahoo.com

Gage County Events

Homestead National Monument of America ~ Beatrice, NE ~ 402-223-3514 ~ NPS.gov/home
~ Homestead Hedge Apple Festival, Homestead National Monument of America e

Beatrice Community Players at Beatrice, NE ~ 402-228-1801 ~ BeatriceCommunityPlayers.com

October 6-8, 2017
Trail of Treasures ~ 402-869-355 ~ HeritageHighway136.com or Visitbeatrice.com

October 7, 2017
Oktoberfest (Beer Tasting & Entertainment) ~ Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce, Beatrice, NE 402-223-2338 http://www.beatricechamber.com/EventEntry.do?eid=3111&m=&y 

October 7, 2017
Harvest Festival, Filley Stone Barn ~ Filley, NE ~ 402-228-1679 ~ gagecountymuseum.info

October 14, 2017
History of Nebraska as Told by Peter Sarpy ~ Welsh Heritage Centre, 307 S. 7th St, Wymore, NE at 2 p.m. Experience a fun history program presented by costumed re-enactor Darrel Draper. This 45-minute program will be followed by refreshments. Free and open to the public. Darrel Draper’s performance is sponsored by the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project and Humanities Nebraska.For more information, see http://welshheritageproject.org/ 

October 29, 2017
Plow the Prairie Trail Run ~ Homestead National Monument of America ~ Beatrice, NE ~ Julie.feist@fcsamerica.com ~ 402-641-5746

Jefferson County Events

First Friday of Every Month 
Art Walk, Wine Tasting & Live Music ~ Downtown Fairbury, NE

October 7, 2017
Lord’s Acre Festival at Endicott, NE

Johnson County Events

October 6-8, 2017
Annual Trail of Treasures on Heritage Highway 136! It covers 15 counties, from Brownville to Edson, Nebraska! Look for the signs! https://heritagehighway136.com/events/flea-market-2/

Nemaha County Events

March – November 2017
Brownville Concert Series ~ Brownville, NE ~ 
BrownvilleConcertSeries.com 

October 2, 2017
Museum of Nebraska Art traveling exhibit ~ John Falter: Historical Illustrator & Jazz from Life. Enjoy this collection of work by world-renowned illustrator John Philip Falter, a 1928 graduate from Falls City High School. Exhibit on display in the Peru State College art gallery until November 2, 2017. Peru.edu/artgallery

October 6-8, 2017
Annual Trail of Treasures on Heritage Highway 136! It covers 15 counties, from Brownville to Edson, Nebraska! Look for the signs! https://heritagehighway136.com/events/flea-market-2/

October 7, 2017
Auburn Car Show at Auburn-Nemaha County Fairgrounds, Auburn, NE ~ 402-274-4627

October 14, 2017
Grand Fondo Bike Ride ~ Steamboat Trace Festival ~ Peru State College will participate as an official stop for Nebraska City’s sixty-plus mile bicycle tour. The Gran Fondo is a signature event of the Nebraska Sesquicentennial celebration and the race will travel from Nebraska City to Brownville and back again. ~ SteamBoatTrace.com

October 14, 2017
Old Time Autumn ~ Brownville, NE ~ BrownvilleHistoricalSociety.org

October 24, 2017
Remembering the First Day of School ~ Commemorating the first day of classes at Peru State College (then named the State Normal School at Peru) in 1867. Peru.edu/150

October 28, 2017
Homecoming 2017 ~ Return once again to the Peru State College campus for this special anniversary Homecoming celebration. Peru.edu/15

October 2017
Halloween Haunted Hayrack Rides ~ Indian Cave State Park ~ 402-888-2575

Otoe County Events

Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Interpretive Trail & Visitor Center 2017 Event:
  October 8, 2017 (Sunday) ~ Living History Corps reenactors ~ Lewis and Clark Center

October 6-8, 2017
Omaha Children’s Museum traveling exhibit, Nebraska City, NE. http://gonebraskacity.com/calendar/truckin-through-nebraska-a-mobile-childrens-museum/

October 7-8, 2017
Civil War Reenactment, Nebraska City, NE http://gonebraskacity.com/calendar/nebraska-city-civil-war-reenactment/ 

October 13, 2017
Grand Fondo Banquet at Lied Lodge, Nebraska City, NE (fundraiser for trail improvements)

October 14, 2017
Grand Fondo Steamboat Trace Festival (Brownville, Peru, Nebraska City) ~ Bicycle race, joggers, walkers, community festivals. Transportation by bus also. http://gonebraskacity.com/calendar/steamboat-trace-trail-festival/ and http://www.steamboattrace.com/ 

October 31, 2017
Trail of Treats – Halloween on Central Avenue, Nebraska City, NE

Pawnee County Events

October 14, 2017
Harvest Bash ~ Downtown Pawnee City ~ Pawnee City, NE ~ 402-852-2405 ~ PawneeCity.com 

Richardson County Events

October 15, 2017
Annual Toys for Tots ~ Wild Bill’s ~ Rulo, NE ~ 402-245-4097

October 31, 2017
Humboldt Chamber Halloween Party ~ City Square ~ Humboldt, NE ~ 402-276-5315 ~ humboldtcoc@gmail.com

October 31, 2017
Spooks on Stone ~ Falls City, NE ~ directorccns@sentco.net

October 31, 2017
Halloween Celebration ~ Verdon, NE~ leotaspecht@yahoo.com ~ 402-883-2015

October 31, 2017
Haunted Garden ~ Stella, NE ~ beickhoff@sentco.net ~ 402-883-2546

Saline County Events

May – October 2017 (Thursdays)
Crete Farmers Market at Shopko Parking Lot, 920 Main Ave, Crete, NE ~ 402-826-5462

June – October 2017 (Tuesdays)
Wilber Farmers Market, Downtown 3rd St, Wilber, NE ~ 402-821-3258 ~ 
WilberChamberofCommerce.com

June – October 2017 (Fridays)
Dorchester Farmers Market in the park at Dorchester, NE ~ 402-580-8533

Each Weekend in October
Halloween Festival ~ Crete, NE

October 2017 (all month)
Haunted House ~ Sokol Hall, Crete, NE

October 7, 2017
Great Pumpkin Festival ~ Downtown Crete, NE ~ CretePumpkinFest.com

Sarpy County Events

Every Sunday (2-5 p.m.) 
Acoustic Music Sunday ~ Soaring Wings Winery, 17111 S. 138th Street ~ Springfield NE ~ 402-253-2479 ~ SoaringWingsWine.com

Thayer County Events

No events listed for October