Archive for April, 2014

Honky Tonk BBQ Returns in new Venue

When the weather starts heating up and you want nothing more than to kick back, cut loose, and enjoy the finest in central Nebraska outdoor entertainment, look no further than the Honky Tonk BBQ hosted by Unreel Events at North Platte’s Lincoln Highway RV Park and outdoor event center, located at 4684 W. Highway 30. […]

Four Lincoln County Sites on Nebraska Passport Tour

The 2014 Nebraska Passport Proram will feature 80 attractions on 10 themed tours: Sips and Suds, Patchwork Passion, Rare Finds, Home Grown Nebraska, Fork in the Road, Hit the Snooze, Without Walls, Stars and Stripes, How We Move and Can’t Get Enough. The Passport program encourages travelers to explore Nebraska, collect stamps from participating attractions […]

Corleigh’s Place – wonderful hometown diner

I think I may be the only person in North Platte that didn’t know about Corleigh’s Place downtown on the bricks at 517 N. Dewey. When you think of a hometown diner, Corleigh’s Place is exactly what people have in mind. Cozy, clean, welcoming diner feel; friendly staff; home prepared foods; and extremely reasonable prices […]

14th Annual Country Bluegrass Show

An all-star lineup of Bluegrass greats is heading to North Platte’s Lincoln County Fairgrounds on April 24-26 for Nebraska’s finest Bluegrass festival now in its 14th year. Big All Weekley will emcee the Country Bluegrass Show with artists such as Wilson & Fairchild; Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers; Larry Stephenson; Homeward Bound; One More […]

Teen Dance in the Street

North Platte’s Recreation Department is partnering with Fur The Love of Paws to host a teen dance on 16th street and North Sycamore Street, near the Dowhower Softball Complex and the North Platte Animal Shelter. The dance is for middle school and high school students from North Platte and the surrounding communities only. Music Encounters […]

Taste of the Plains

Join in a celebration of locally produced food, wine and art at the Taste of the Plains sponsored by Mid-Plains United Way. The event will be at the spacious Holiday Inn Express Conference Center, 300 Platte Oasis Parkway on May 1st from 5:30-8:00pm. Local producers who will be featured include Seifer Farms of Sutherland and […]

Getting around North Platte still easy despite construction

If you’re coming to North Platte to enjoy the Festival Season that kicks off on April 24 with the Country Bluegrass Show and continues May 2nd with the Honky Tonk BBQ Festival, or to one of our many attractions, you may notice that traffic is a little congested around the bridges over the South Platte […]

Arbor Day Celebration at Oregon Trail Golf Course

The Sutherland Oregon Trail Golf Course will be celebrating Arbor Day by planting trees and dedicating the improvements to their new driving range. A huge community effort has resulted in a beautiful driving range and gazebo for the comfort and enjoyment of golfers. The festivities begin at 10am on April 26 with the planting of […]

Last American Highway Author appearing at A to Z Books

Award-winning author Stew Magnuson will read from his new book, The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: The Dakotas, at North Platte’s A to Z Books on Saturday, April 19 at 1:30pm. A to Z Books is located at 507 N. Jeffers. Descending 1,885 miles straight down the center of […]

Register Now for the Color Dash!

Enthusiasm is mounting for North Platte’s May 18 Color Dash. There are currently 157 registered participants, which is nearly unheard of this far in advance of an event. So far there are registrants from Colorado and many areas of Nebraska. There are several ways to participate in the Color Dash. Individual registrations, of course, but […]