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December 2017

Brunch with Santa at Lied Lodge’s Timber Dining Room

December 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

One of Santa’s favorite stops is at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City. Bring your children (and their wish lists) for this holiday tradition and enjoy live Christmas tunes on our grand piano, along with very special “child friendly” Sunday Brunch Buffet selections in the Timber Dining Room.

Christmas at Arbor Lodge Mansion

December 22 - December 23

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room mansion at its festive best. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music.

New Year’s Eve Getaway & Dueling Pianos at Lied Lodge

December 31

Celebrate 2018 by ringing in the new year at Lied Lodge on Sunday, December 31!

January 2018

First LEGO League Regional Qualifier

January 6, 2018

First LEGO League is an international competition that challenges kids to think about things like scientists and engineers!  Come watch as youth compete on the robot challenge table as well as present their innovative solutions to challenges around water usage, storage, and consumption.  This action-packed day is sure to get everyone in the family excited about what our youth are learning and accomplishing! EVENT IS FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC SCHEDULE TBD.  Team check-in will be at 7:30 a.m.…

Winter Fun Exhibit at Arbor Lodge Mansion

January 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Weekends in January, explore special displays filled with antique ice skates, sleds, snow shoes and more. Learn the history of these favorite winter pastimes and playthings including diary excerpts on the Morton’s winter activities.

NCTC’s 93nd Annual Banquet

January 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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April 2018

Power of Wind & Water Art Show

April 23, 2018 - April 28, 2018

Both youth and adults are encouraged to enter the POWER OF WIND & WATER ART SHOW.  For more information, go to www.kregelwindmillfactorymuseum.org/event/art-show.   This event is co-sponsored by the Kregel Windmill Factory Museum and the Kimmel Education & Research Center.

Nebraska City’s 147th Annual Arbor Day Celebration

April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018

More details to come!

June 2018

Full Moon Bonfire — with Storyteller Darrel Draper as THEODORE ROOSEVELT: ROUGH RIDER PRESIDENT

June 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wostrel Family’s Union Orchard (2405 S. Hwy. 75 – Union, NE) for their 2018 Humanities Nebraska Speakers at the Orchard series!   Darrel Draper presents Theodore Roosevelt: Rough Rider President.  Roosevelt (1858-1919) was the 26th President (1901-1909) of the United States. Better known as “Teddy,” he was famous for his energetic personality, his range of interests, his model of masculinity, and his “cowboy” image.   Roosevelt’s achievements as a naturalist, explorer, hunter, author, and soldier are as much a part of…

July 2018

Full Moon Bonfire with Storyteller Cherrie Beam-Callaway as MORIAH MONAHAN: The Courage to Continue…Changing Homesteads in Nebraska

July 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wostrel Family’s Union Orchard (2405 S. Hwy. 75 – Union, NE) for their 2018 Humanities Nebraska Speakers at the Orchard series!   This is a sequel to the program “Promise in a New Land.”  Beam-Callaway, in period attire with Irish brogue, depicts Nebraska life on the prairie, 1870 to 1885. Based on historical fact, she continues her story in dramatic Chautauqua-style presentation. Selling the homestead, they begin again as cattlemen in the desolate Sandhills. Relive trials of building the sod…

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