Archive for May, 2014


North Platte woman considers it her “honor and privilege” to give back Belle Edwards has “unusual” house guests every June. For the past twenty years, she’s been opening up her North Platte home to sailors, members of the USS Nebraska submarine crew. Each year, NebraskalandDays celebration in North Platte invites the Commander and several sailors […]

PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD – at the Twisted Fork Fundraiser!

As a kid, you were punished for it – at the Twisted Fork fundraiser, it is celebrated! If you tend to do things by the book, this may not be your cup of milk. Imagine a casual evening with our local chefs cooking up unique childhood favorites for your tasting pleasure! You will have the […]

Buffalo Bill’s Tradition Continues

Rodeo carries on the Western Showman’s form of entertainment in North Platte North Platte is the home of the original Western Showman, Buffalo Bill Cody, and his entertainment. And June 18-21, the tradition continues. Several hundred cowboys and cowgirls, horses, bulls, calves, steers, and trucks and trailers will converge on North Platte for the annual […]

Fort Cody Preview Concert

Smack-dab in the middle of his coast-to-coast tour, local favorite artist Daniel Christian returns to North Platte as a preview of the 2014 NRoute Entertainment Fort Cody Summer Music Series. The concert is scheduled for Thursday, May 15 from 6pm to 9pm at the Fort Cody Trading Post (inclement weather location is the Riverfront Terrace […]

Get Creative! Kids Art Camp at Prairie Arts Center

Wondering how you’re going to keep your young ones entertained this summer? Why not fill a couple of days with fun and creativity at a Kids Art Camp at North Platte’s Prairie Arts Center? On Tuesdays, May 20 and 27 is the Camp for grades 1, 2 and 3. The time is 9am to noon. […]

It’s Metal May! Music at Lincoln County Fairgrounds

Who said Nebraska is solely about country music? There are a lot of metal fans out there, and here is the perfect event for metal lovers! Divine Apostate Productions Presents Metal May featuring Surveying The Damned, Slantpiece, Left Astray, Tempted by Death. Friday May 16th, doors open at 6; show starts at 7. All ages […]

Mother’s Day at Bailey’s American Cuisine

Treat your mom to a delicious dinner at one of North Platte’s newest restaurants, Bailey’s American Cuisine. Sunday, May 11th, 11am to 2:30pm. Adults $20.95; Kids 5-12, $9.95; Kids 4 and under eat free. But remember… you’ve got to plan ahead! Reservations are encouraged! Call 308-221-6160 or email And tell your mom Happy Mother’s […]

Creativity Unlimited Arts Council Herb Market

Just in time for Mother’s Day and spring planting! It’s the ever popular annual Prairie Arts Center Herb Market! Friday & Saturday, May 9th & 10th, 9am-4pm. All proceeds go to support a great cause as the Creativity Unlimited Arts Council works to complete the renovation of the historic 1913 Federal Building into the vibrant […]

Sunday Gravy: Italian Goodness by Goodfella Henry Hill

In the category of “you learn something new every day” comes the story of finding out about “Goodfella Henry Hill’s Gourmet Sauces”. I vaguely remember the hoopla surrounding Henry Hill’s relocation to North Platte a decade or so ago. I’m not sure how he made his way to rural Nebraska, but it seems appropriate that […]

North Platte Welcome Program – get excited about what we have to offer!

The North Platte / Lincoln County Visitors Bureau has developed the North Platte Area Welcome Program with the purpose of inspiring frontline employees about what North Platte has to offer. The program will cover customer service techniques, resources and familiarization of what Lincoln County has to offer visitors and residents alike. The classroom training will […]