Nebraska State Rodeo Finals

NSRA Finals

It’s the Nebraska State Rodeo Association State Finals in North Platte September 5-7 at the Wild West Arena, 2400 N. Buffalo Bill Ave. Meet the contestants at the social hour, cowboy introduction and Calcutta at Sculley’s Shooters at 7pm on September 5.

For you Steer Roping fans, all three rounds will be held at 8am Saturday morning, September 6, followed by the first rodeo performance at 12pm and the second performance at 7pm.

The final rodeo performance is scheduled for Sunday at noon.

There will be a western trade show Saturday and Sunday under the Wild West Pavilion.

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For more information, or to purchase tickets for the bus tour of the Rendezvous site near Hayes Center, please contact the Lincoln County Historical Museum at 308-534-5640.

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Saturday, August 23 at the Wild West Arena!

Plus Car Stunts and More!

Gates open 6:30-m – showtime 7:30pm.
Advance Ticket Prices: Youth – $14; Adult – $19.
Gate Ticket Prices: Youth – $15; Adult – $20 – AT GATE TICKETS CASH ONLY
(Youth = ages 3 – 12)

Purchase tickets online now at

Hershey Fall Festival



Don’t miss the Hershey Fall Festival coming up on Saturday, August 23. The fun begins at 7am with a breakfast served in the Maria Lutheran Church fellowship hall, and doesn’t end until the final notes of “Innocent Mischief” at the street dance – Between the Bars and Under the Stars!

In between you’ll have a great time at the adventure race, tractor pull, parade, car show, bbq and water fight!

Led Zepagain

Relieve the glory days of Rock and Roll on Saturday August 16th with Led Zepagain, an LA based Led Zeppelin Tribute Band!

Gates open at 7pm, music starts at 7:30
Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the gate

Ticket Outlets:
The House Bar
Kittle’s Music
Fantasy Gifts
Bold and Beautiful
Tobacco Road

Advance sales will close at 9 pm the night before each show.

All events are in the beautiful and unique UnReel Events outdoor event center.

Camping is available at the Lincoln Highway RV Park:
Primitive: $5.00
Electric Only: $20.00
Full Hook-Up: $30.00


The Heartland Hellcats present North Platte’s first Roller Derby bout Saturday, August 23 at the D & N Event Center. Doors open at 6:30pm – action starts at 7:30pm.

Advance tickets $10 – for sale at Impulse Clothing, 1108 Rodeo Rd or from any Heartland Hellcats team member.

NPR Journeys of Discovery host Tom Wilmer shares his travel experiences from around the world – this time from North Platte’s Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park.

NPR “Journeys of Discovery” host Tom Wilmer recently toured North Platte, spending time at the Lincoln County Historical Museum. In this podcast, he shares his interview with museum curator Jim Griffin.



North Platte’s Feather River Vineyards presents their Wine Barrel BBQ competition August 2 from 4 – 6pm.

$20 admission includes souvenir wine glass, wine tasting, food sampling and more.

Feather River Vineyards is located at 5700 East State Farm Rd.

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Enjoy the best in small town entertainment!

The fun begins on Friday August 1 at 2pm with Kids Games and Contests downtown including bike races, water balloons and more. Then there’s Sidewalk Chalk Art and the Kids and Pets Parade. The fun continues on into the evening with a Daddy-Daughter formal dance, a teen dance and the kids move “Frozen” at the school.

Saturday festivities start bright and early with breakfast at the community center at 7am. The parade begins at 10:30, followed by a lunch in the community center and fun at the park. Get active with mud volleyball, horseshoes and the Tog-of-War and everybody’s favorite the Cow Chip throwing contest! Finish the evening the the Centennial Pageant and opening of the time capsule followed by a street dance.

Sunday enjoy the 5K and 10K road run, worship services and a softball tournament.

Brady is a small town located 20 miles east of North Platte along Highway 30 and Interstate 80.