Archive for November, 2013

Downtown Christmas Fun!

There are lots of fun activities scheduled for downtown North Platte this Christmas season! The fun kicks off on Saturday, November 30 with “Shop Small Store Saturday”. There are lots of great independent merchants in downtown North Platte. Be sure to check out some of their offerings. The little ones can enjoy cookie decorating at […]

Festival of Trees

Each year the North Platte’s headquarters for the Miss Nebraska Pageant, the Quality Inn and Suites/Sandhills Convention Center, hosts the Festival of Trees. The event benefits the Miss Nebraska Scholarship Fund and Children’s Miracle Network. Participants decorate Christmas trees and wreaths, including table top trees and table top settings in any theme they choose. The […]

North Platte Holiday Escapes

If you’re coming to visit North Platte or one of our other Lincoln County communities in November or December chances are you’re not coming for our many attractions and festivals.  You’re probably coming to visit family for the Holidays.  For some of you it’s coming home and for others it may be a new experience […]

Happy Veterans Day

Soldiers, Sailors, Army Air Corps, Marines, WACs and WAVES came through the North Platte Canteen during World War II. We salute all who have served and say “Thank You!”

Canteen Meal and Coffee Nov. 8 & 9

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 […]

Sandhills Symphony “That’s Classic”

Some songs are classic because they were composed during the Classical Period in music history like Symphony #94 in G Major by Franz Joseph Haydn. Others are classic because they have survived for hundreds of years and are still regularly performed like many of the works of George F. Handel. Still other songs are considered […]

Original Town Sculpture Ribbon Cutting

Residents of North Platte are always seeking ways to beautify our community for better enjoyment of our visitors, friends and neighbors.   A Ribbon Cutting for the Art Sculptures along the Highway 83 corridor will be held on Friday, November 8th at 12:30 PM, starting at the First National Bank location in Original Town, 110 […]