Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous at the Lincoln County Historical Museum

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Wine Tasting


North Platte’s Feather River Vineyard will showcase the new Rail Town Red wine at the Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center September 18 – 20 from 7pm to 9pm.

2014 Handcar Races

Don’t miss the handcar races at the Golden Spike Tower on Saturday, September 20th. Races begin at 4pm. For more information contact the Golden Spike Tower at 308-532-9910.

Wallace Concert


Ts Bar and Grill presents two Midwest Powerhouses, one stage!

Saturday September 20, all ages welcome.

Dustin Evans and Good Times featuring Ned LeDoux in concert at 8pm.

Judd Hoos in concert at 10:30pm.

Beer gardens opens at 4pm.

Wallace is located 25 miles south of I-80 on Highway 25 in southwestern Lincoln County.

Depicting Nature from the Scientific to the Sublime

October 1- October 29, 2014 Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5:00 p.m. or by appointment
McKinley Education Center, 301 West F Street, North Platte

Sponsored by NebraskaLand National Bank and Art Study League of North Platte

The Sheldon Museum of Art is excited to bring the exhibition across the State in late August. From early botanical studies, Impressionistic landscapes, and modernist photograph the exhibition displays the diverse and changing ways artists have explored nature.

The Sheldon Statewide program is a division of the Sheldon Museum of Art outreach program and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Its mission is to serve Nebraska communities throughout the state by sharing the museum’s outstanding collection of American art. Since its inception in 1987, the program has reached over 275,000 people in 24 Nebraska communities

Chairperson: Julie Jacobson 308-532-6268 (h) 308-530-3230 (c) Call for Tours
Docents: Sue Steele (532-9129) & Julie Jacobson Hostesses: Phyllis Swigart (532-6607) & Julie Johng (520- 1630) Exhibition decorations: Molly O’Holleran (532-8783) and Wava Best (532-8690) Reception: Cheri Erickson (534-8732) & Ruth Carson (534-4549)

Public Reception: Tuesday, September 30 5:00-7:00 p.m.
N.P. Library Brown Bag Luncheon at NOON – TBA

For educational materials or to view the Sheldon Statewide slide show; click on Exhibitions, then Sheldon Statewide. Thank you for supporting the arts! BOOK YOUR TOURS EARLY! Call Julie Jacobson 308-530-3230, or email

2014 Cemetery Tour
Friday, Sept 19, 2014, 4:30 pm-7:30pm
North Platte Cemetery, West Rodeo Rd

Outdoor Performance
Saturday, September 20, 2014, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm.
North Platte Cemetery, West Rodeo Rd

Indoor Performance
To Be announced

The title for this year’s tour is “Believe it or Not! North Platte Cemetery Tour.” This year’s tour centers around people who died in bizarre circumstances. Some of our ghost stories on this year’s tour are extremely odd and many are tragic; but ALL are factual and true. Don’t miss this intriguing Cemetery Tour and watch history come alive! The Cemetery Tour features actors performing a living history presentation of the real men and women who were a part of the North Platte’s History.

For more information about the tour, please go to: or call Cecelia at 308-535-8036 X 3321.

Ticket Prices

Purchase your Advance tickets at the North Platte Public Library, 120 W 4th St, North Platte NE.

Advanced Ticket Prices:
— Adult (ages 17 and older) = $10.00
— Children (ages 5 – 16 years) = $5.00

Gate / Door Prices:
— Adult (ages 17 and older) = $15.00
— Children (ages 5 – 16 years) = $5.00
Please make checks to: NPPL Foundation
Notice: Cash or good check accepted, no credit cards please.

Tickets will be sold at the Library until the tour begins. After the Tour start time, tickets may be purchased only at the Event Gate or Door at Gate/Door Ticket Prices.

For Tour or Ticket Information: 308.535.8036

So what is a Cemetery Tour?

A cemetery tour features actors performing a living history presentation. Local actors stand at the graveside in period costume, and tell their unique and interesting stories in a dramatic storytelling presentation.

For more information about the tour, please go to: or call Cecelia at 308-535-8036 X 3321.

Wellfleet Fall Festival
Small town celebrations in the area continue with the Wellfleet Fall Festival, Saturday September 13!

Get into town early for the 4H breakfast beginning at 7am. Be sure to bring your fishing gear for the fishing contest at Wellfleet Lake. There’s also the stock dog classic, photography contest and a craft fair. If you’re feeling up to it, grind some gears in the Gravel Grinder Bike Race!

Other events include a living history presentation on the life of Annie Oakley, Kids Games, Parade, Team Sorting, Poker Run, and the Huskers on the big screen! Conclude the evening with a dance with Doug Powers and the Top Shelf Band.

Cody Cruisers

Hundreds of classic cars from all over the United States will be on display at the 20th annual Col. Cody’s Cruise Show and Shine in downtown North Platte on September 6.

The show runs 9am to 4pm throughout the streets downtown. Local merchants will be open with specials for your shopping pleasure, and don’t forget to pick up treats at the Farmer’s Market located in the Parkade Plaza parking lot.

2014 Flyer

Enjoy the final Movies in the Park for 2014, September 5 at dusk in the Cody Park ballfields. The event is free to the public – bring your own lawnchairs, blankets, sweaters, bug spray and even snacks if you would like!
The movie is Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, sponsored by Sandhills Pediatric Dentistry.

Arts in the park 2014


It’s the 41st annual Arts in the Park in North Platte’s Cody Park 10am to 5pm on Sunday, September 7. Hundreds of arts and crafts vendors, plus food vendors, carnival games and inflatables for the kids!