Archive for January, 2017

Fun Pianos at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds

Valentine’s Date Night with the Fun Pianos Show at the Lincoln County Grounds Ag Building, 5015 West Highway 30 in North Platte. February 10th, 2017. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. Plan to spend your Valentine’s Date night with the Lincoln County Ag Society and Fun Piano’s!! Call Amy at the Fair office […]

MPCC Rodeo Team to benefit from banquet

Tickets are on sale now for the fourth annual Mid-Plains Community College Rodeo Team Banquet. The event will be Feb. 4 at the Holiday Inn Express in North Platte.   It’s sponsored by the Wranglers, the official booster club of the MPCC Rodeo Team.   Money raised will be used to fund scholarships for team […]

Agriculture Matters 5K and 10K Feb. 4

New to the Platte River Fitness Series! Racers, their families and the general public are invited to join farmers and ranchers at the Rec Center during Agriculture Matters 5K and 10K!  There will be fun for all ages with interactive activities and engaging education stations.   Race day registration and packet pickup begin at 8:00 […]

Two Celebrate Nebraska 150 Programs on February 2nd

Working together, the North Platte Public Library and the Lincoln County Historical Museum are bringing Nancy Gillis to present two programs on Thursday, February 2nd.     The Legacy of Neihardt and Black Elk will be presented at 12:00 PM in the library’s meeting room.  This program is free but seat reservations are requested; please call 535-8036, […]

Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament

Entry forms and information available at the North Platte Public Library, 120 W. 4th St., North Platte NE, 308-535-8036. Registration due by 5:00pm Thursday, January 27, 2017.

Crowns and Gowns 2017

Crowns and Gowns Schedule of Events   Friday, Feb. 3 7:00-10:00 p.m. prePARTY featuring Key Note speaker, Miss America 2015 Tickets $10 at the door   Saturday, Feb. 4 9:00-5:00, Public Prom Shopping, Pageant Workshops 6:00 p.m., Doors open for the C&G Fashion Show – show begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $5 at the door   […]

Nebraska Through Song and Story

The North Platte Public Library’s second Celebrate Nebraska 150 brown bag program is a historical music program at 12:00 PM on Thursday, January 19th.  This free program,  Nebraska Through Song and Story by Dan Holtz, is part of the Humanities Nebraska Speakers bureau.  Room space is limited to 70, so please call the library at […]

Bluegrass Festival Bake Sale

North Platte’s Country Bluegrass Festival is sponsoring a bake sale on January 14 from 10am to 2pm at the Platte River Mall, 1000 S. Dewey. Not only will there be a variety of baked goods for sale, customers will also have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the Bluegrass Festival! The North Platte Country Bluegrass […]

A History of the North Platte Railroad Roundhouses

The North Platte Public Library is joining Nebraska’s 150 Years of Statehood Celebration with special programs throughout 2017. Their noon Brown Bag Series kicks off at 12:00 PM on Thursday, January 12th with “Iron Horse Stables: The History of the North Platte Railroad Roundhouses.” Kaycee, a library staff member, will share the history of the […]

Home Improvement Class

Local business experts will share their tips and techniques to repair and improve your home. On Saturday, January 7th at 10:00 a.m. at the North Platte Public Library, Nicky Weitzel, manager at the North Platte Sherwin-Williams store will talk about the difference between paint brands and types, share tips on painting techniques and the fastest […]