Archive for December, 2014

Eagle Viewing

If you’ve got family in town for the holidays and you’d like to get out of the house for a while to enjoy some great local scenery, a good suggestion might be viewing some of our most magnificent winter visitors – Bald Eagles. Lincoln County boasts a large number of winter visitors, as many Bald […]

Merry Christmas!

Blessings of Christmas Joy to all!

The North Platte Canteen is born

December 17, 1941. Ten days after Pearl Harbor. North Platte residents met a troop train coming through on Union Pacific Railroad’s main line. They had heard would be carrying their loved ones to war. There were soldiers on it all right, but from Kansas, not North Platte. After an uncomfortable silence, the townsfolk surged forward […]

Pickin’ with Santa!

Join the North Platte Country Bluegrass Festival on December 20th, 2014 from 5:00pm-8:00pm for their “Pickin’ With Santa” fundraiser! They will be serving hot soup, delicious deserts, hot chocolate, tea, and coffee all for a FREE WILL DONATION. While you are eating, kick back and listen to some great LIVE bluegrass music! Bring the kids […]

2014 Christmas at the Cody’s

Every nook and cranny of Buffalo Bill’s North Platte home is filled with holiday cheer. Outside, cider, cookies and roasted chestnuts are served in a recreation of Christmas past. Horsedrawn rides complete with carolers will keep you warm and toasty no matter the weather. Inside you’ll find live entertainment in the parlor, and even Santa […]

Santa’s Train Village

Join Conductor Bernie as he shares Santa’s Train Village at his home, 1609 West 1st St., North Platte. Santa’s Trail Village will be open December 10, 11 and 12 in the evening from 4pm – 8pm, and on Saturday December 13 and Sunday December 14 11am to 4pm. A Free will Donation to North Platte’s […]

Heartland Singers Christmas Concert

For your musical enjoyment, one of North Platte’s premiere vocal groups, the Heartland Singers perform their Christmas concert on Sunday, December 7 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. There will be some traditional music performed, such as “And the Glory of the Lord” from Handel’s Messiah and “Gloria in Excelsis Deo,” as well as beloved Christmas […]

Soup FUR Paws

Join us for our 2nd annual Soup FUR Paws fundraiser! Freewill donation soup supper (many homemade soup choices) with garden salad, bread choice, dessert & drink! Each diner will receive one FREE Ticket to enter our large raffle, tons of prizes from businesses around the community! This year, you will get to choose which prize […]

Christmas in Cody Park

Create memories with your family at Santa’s Workshop in North Platte’s Cody Park throughout December 2014. On Wednesday, December 3, join the NPHS Choir and Santa as they join North Platte mayor Dwight Livingston for the lighting of the Christmas Tree at 6pm. There will be hay rides from 6-9pm. You can enjoy hay rides […]