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July 2018

Nature Discovery Family Program

July 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Gather the family and explore the wonders of nature at Arbor Day Farm. Climb aboard the Discovery Ride to South Table Creek. Disembark and spend time in unstructured exploration of minnows, dragonflies, rocks, and roots — all with a knowledgeable nature interpreter by your side.

Sunset & S’mores at Tree Adventure

July 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

National Ice Cream Day at Arbor Day Farm

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate this deliciously wonderful national holiday with summertime fun across the farm.


Summer Music Series hosted by Arbor Day Farm

July 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of music and yard games in a beautiful setting! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and sit back and relax. Admission is free and no park entry is required. Join us for Boys Named Sue (Johnny Cash Tribute Band) on July 15 and Shawn Cole on July 29.

Sunflower Bloom at Arbor Day Farm

July 16 - August 5
Discovery Ride through the sunflower field - Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City, NE

Come and see one of nature’s best shows. Bring your camera and grab a seat aboard the Discovery Ride for a memorable visit to Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Discovery Rides are Monday through Friday at 1:00 p.m. and on weekends at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

KHN Center for the Arts presents “Stitching the Spirit of Nebraska – works by Cassia Kite”

July 16 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 5:00 pm

Exhibition runs July 6 – August 24, 2018. A Gallery Talk will be held on July 19 at 5pm in conjunction with KHN’s monthly Third Thursday Artist Talks from 5-7pm. Raised in Auburn, NE, Cassia Kite is an interdisciplinary artist who created Soundstitching, a multimedia project that transforms color from hand-stitched images into musical compositions that can be interpreted by musicians, performance artists, or anyone who can read music. Kite’s work premiered at KANEKO in Omaha, Nebraska in July of…

Open House Celebrating 30 Years and One Million Tool Bags @ Region V

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

In July 1988, Region V Nebraska City began producing tool bags.  It’s 30 years later, and ONE MILLION bags have been produced and sold! Help Us Celebrate at an Open House from 10am – 2pm, Wednesday, July 18, at Region V, 808 Eighth Corso. See the tool bag operation, along with a video of #1,000,000 being produced.  Learn about all the supports and services offered by Region V.  Register to win door prizes, including tool bag #1,000,000!  Enjoy Munchies!

Farmers Market

July 19 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm

July Third Thursday Artist Talks at KHN Center for the Arts

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at KHN on Third Thursday from 5-7pm for an exciting evening with the current Resident Artists and our current Exhibiting Artist! Resident Artists presenting their work on July 19th: Gina Keplinger Jan Dickey Dave Beck Rosana Ybarra Jay (Yair) Vilnai Exhibiting Artist: Cassia Kite At this event, you’ll view our current exhibition, “Stitching the Spirit of Nebraska by Cassia Kite,” meet the artists and enjoy hearing, seeing and experiencing their current work. Enjoy snacks and wine generously provided…

PRIME CUTS at Prairie City Chophouse

July 19 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Come check out the newest entertainment showcase in Southeast Nebraska! This show features poets/spoken word artists, comedians, musicians and more on Central Avenue in Nebraska City in the amazing Prairie City Chophouse! This week’s taste is Thursday, July 19th at 8:30PM. Come in for drinks and food and to just hang out from 8:30 to 9, and the show will kick off at 9. This show runs every other Thursday at the same time with a new feature entertainment line-up…

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