Archive for September, 2015

29th Annual Sheldon Statewide Exhibition

29th Sheldon Statewide Exhibition 2015-2016 The Romance of the Moon: Science Fiction Invades Art. Exhibition Dates: Tuesday, September 29th- Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 Monday- Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm or by appointment 308-530-3230 McKinley Education Center, 301 West F Street, North Platte, Nebraska Exhibition sponsored by NebraskaLand National Bank, Reception hosted by Art Study League The […]

Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous

The Grand Duke of Russia, Alexis Romanov, was invited to hunt buffalo in 1872 by the U.S. government. General Sheridan, General Custer, Buffalo Bill, and Spotted Tail all took part in the event. Duke Alexis arrived in North Platte by train and proceeded to present day Hayes County, Nebraska with a grand entourage. There, for […]

Arts in the Park

‘Arts in The Park’ our September craft show & ‘Spring Fling’ our May craft show, are both held in the beautiful 100 acre Cody Park in North Platte, NE. Arts In The Park 2015 — Sunday, September 13th ☼ 10am-4pm Unique Arts & Crafts from all over the midwest!!

MPCC saddles up for fall rodeo

The countdown is on. Two days of fast-paced, hoof-stompin’, bull-snortin’ action are about to take over the Wild West Arena in North Platte, and only a handful will come out on top. The 2015 Rail Town U.S.A. College Rodeo is planned for Sept. 18-19. The best athletes in the Great Plains Region will be pitted […]

Rail Fest 2015

“Hell on Wheels,” the nickname give to the rowdy camp of railroad workers as they moved West building the Transcontinental Railroad, entered North Platte in November 1886 and it has been a railroad town ever since. As a matter of fact, North Platte was named Rail Town, USA by an act of Congress in 2008. […]