Archive for October, 2013

Once Upon a Town, the Story of the North Platte Canteen is 2014 One Book, One Nebraska

2014 One Book One Nebraska Announced Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene is Nebraska’s reading choice for the 2014 One Book One Nebraska statewide reading program. In this nonfiction story, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Bob Greene goes out in search of “the best America there ever was,” and finds it in a small […]

Lady Antebellum brings “Take Me Downtown Tour 2014” to NEBRASKAland DAYS

Making Good on a Promise The group, which was scheduled to perform for last summer before lead singer’s Hillary Scott’s pregnancy, made good on their promise to play the date this year when they had to cancel a year ago. “We’re really pleased to see Lady A come back to North Platte,” Nebraskaland Days concert […]

Christmas at the Cody’s Tradition Continues

An agreement has been reached between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and local interested parties that ensures the beloved tradition of Christmas at the Cody’s will continue.  Due to the closure of the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park between September 16 and May 1, the popular Christmas at the Cody’s event was in […]

Melody and Jacob at A to Z Books

On Monday, October 28th bluegrass duo Melody Walker and Jacob Groopman will perform a concert in North Platte, their only show in Nebraska on their cross-country tour promoting their new album “We Made It Home.” Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, respectively, singer-songwriter Melody Walker and picker extraordinaire […]

Haunted North Platte

We just got the details on the last local haunted event that I’m familiar with in the area, so here they are: Mayhem Manor The first is the North Platte Junior Belles 2nd Annual Mayhem Manor October 18 & 19 6pm to 10pm; October 24 6pm to 9pm; October 25 & 26 6pm to 11pm; […]

Sutherland Chamber Golf and Horseshoe Tournament

Sutherland Chamber of Commerce Golf and Horseshoe Tournament at Sutherland Oregon Trail Golf Course, Saturday October 19 at 12:00pm. 4 man scramble, all players will throw horseshoes and play 9 holes of golf. The scores together will determine the winner. $50 a person or $200 a team, includes the cart. $10 for each Mulligan – […]

Discovering Hope with Kevin Sharp

As an award winning vocalist, entertainer, cancer survivor and now one of the country’s top speakers, Kevin has seen and done it all. With a platinum debut album, “Measure Of A Man,” scores of award nominations and a string of chart topping hits including “She’s Sure Taking It Well,” “If You Love Somebody,” and the […]

Canteen Coffee and Meal

Join the Lincoln County Historical Museum for a celebration of the North Platte Canteen. This is a special season to remember the service that our men and women give for our country. Homemade recipes from our local Canteen Cook Book will be served. The event is Friday November 8 at 5:30pm and Saturday November 9 […]

Skull Fest in North Platte!

For more action packed entertainment, you might want to consider Skull Fest! It’s a three-day music festival October 18, 19 and 20 hosted by Sculley’s Shooters, 2221 East 4th St. in North Platte. Headliners include Jack Russell of Great White, Ted Poley, the voice of Danger, Danger, Michael Sweet and Oz Fox of Stryper and many, […]

Sheldon Statewide Exhibit in North Platte

For more art opportunities, visit the Sheldon Statewide Exhibit, which comes to North Platte every October. This year you can find it at the McKinley Education Center, 301 West F St. This exhibition highlights 14 artists in the Sheldon Museum of Art’s permanent collection whose works interpret the experience of life on the Great Plains. Globalization […]