Archive for February, 2015

Remembering the 1979 Total Solar Eclipse – and looking forward to 2017!

And that’s the way it is, Monday February 26, 1979… the last time a total solar eclipse touched the U.S.A. Watch Walter Cronkite’s reporting of this incredible historical event – and remember just how far away 2017 seemed back in 1979! North Platte is vying to become a world destination for the eclipse of 21 […]

City Rockfest Tour 2015

Disciple – Seventh Day Slumber – Decyfer Down – Nine Lashes Sunday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. At the North Platte Community Playhouse, 301 East 5th. Tickets available at or Bible Supplies in North Platte – 800-653-2304 (Credit Cards Welcome). Advance – $15 Groups (5+) – $10 At the door – $20 Brought to […]

Home Sweet Home Show

The North Platte Homebuilders Association hosts the 2015 Home Sweet Home Show February 21 – 22 at the Quality Inn and Suites / Sandhills Convention Center, 2102 S. Jeffers. The Home Sweet Home Show is a world-class home show held every year in February. A wide variety of exhibitors will be available to show off […]

Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash 2015!

Buffalo Bill Cody would be 169 years old on February 26, 2015 and to celebrate the old gentleman’s birth, the NEBRASKAland DAYS Foundation is planning a spectacular birthday bash on Saturday, February 28 at North Platte’s Quality Inn and Suites / Sandhills Convention Center. The theme is “Anything Goes” – feel free to dress in […]

Puttin’ Around North Platte

Puttin’ Around North Platte 2015 has gone back to the 80’s! Puttin’ Around North Platte is a putt putt bar crawl where golfers will play a putt putt golf hole at each bar. Teams will consist of 4 golfers and a designiated driver to make a 5 person team. For the full list of rules […]

Travel Writers share the scoop on North Platte!

Visit North Platte, our North Platte tourism partners and the Nebraska Tourism Commission have seen great success in the various travel writer press trips we have partnered in hosting, as can be seen in these great articles. Canada’s oldest Camping Magazine features three iconic North Platte attractions in the Spring 2014 issue. The Golden Spike […]