Last Blast of Summer

last blast

Presented by Keith’s Body Shop

4pm to 9pm in Cody Park.

Pool beginning at 4pm for the kids.
Unlimited Cody Park Rides start at 5:00pm for the kids.
1 Ice Cream Cone for the kids.
Hot dogs beginning at 5:00pm provided by NebraskaLand National Bank for EVERYONE!
Fun Jumpz
Vendor Booths with Kid Friendly Activities
Municipal Band concert at 8pm
Movies in the Park starts at dusk.

2014 Flyer

The Minions return at Movies in the Park return August 1 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 Despicable Me 2, sponsored by Jay Engel, Farm Bureau Financial Services

The other movies throughout the summer are:
September 5 – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, sponsored by Sandhills Pediatric Dentistry.

Endangered Species

You asked for Hip Hop! UnReel Events is bringing it to you! Get Ready For The Endangered Species Tour To Come Through Town! August 2nd, 2014

Gates Open At 8:00 P.m.

Music Starts At 9:00 P.m.

Tickets $10.00, Or Get 3 For $25

You Can Pick Them Up From Any Of Our Outlets

Fantasy Gifts

House Bar

Tobacco Road


Artists appearing include: Ruka Puff, Jimmy Hooligan, Kontages, Big Mista, Latin Threat, Young Mac, ShiShi Sakari, Redd.

Camping is available at the Lincoln Highway RV Park:

Primitive: $5.00

Electric Only: $20.00

Full Hook-Up: $30.00

josh abbott

It’s The Josh Abbott Band at the Lincoln County Fair, Jul 26, 2014 6:00pm – 11:30pm

The Josh Abbott Band will headline this year’s concert at the 2014 Lincoln County Fair, taking place on Saturday, July 26, with doors opening at 6 p.m. The event will also feature regional favorites The Dylan Bloom Band and new artists Wrong Way Jack.

The Lincoln County Fairgrounds are located at 5015 W. Highway 30, North Platte, Nebraska.

flga lineSince the 2015 Florida-Georgia Line show was announced at the conclusion of the 2014 NEBRASKAland DAYS Celebration, the most asked question has been when tickets would go on sale. The answer is this week.

The first round of ticketing begins on Wednesday, July 23rd for Florida-Georgia Line Fan Club members. NEBRASKAland DAYS Sustaining Members will go next on Thursday and Friday the 24th and 25th, followed by Public sale on Monday, July 28th.

“We’re just a few weeks past 2014, but the excitement is already building for this show,” says NLD Executive Director David Fudge. “We see it on our social media pages, we hear it on the street and on the phone. People are cranked up to see this show.”

Prices remain in check for 2015, with top level access at $99, GA and seating will sell for $59. The major change is that FGL will close the Celebration on Saturday, June 27th. “We’re thrilled to have them in town for the final night. In the past our bigger show has been Friday. It just worked out that its Saturday next year,” says Fudge.

Eric Stearns  RakuEric was born and raised on a ranch near North Platte, NE receiving his B.A.with Professional Emphasis from Doane College in Crete, NE and a Masters of Fine Arts at Fort Hays State University. He is currently teaching art at Doane College.

His role as a classroom leader includes developing curriculum and lessons that develop creative thinking, problem solving, skill sets, and critical evaluation of quality and learning experience.

Eric Stearns ceramics

Eric will be demonstrating numerous and varied ceramic skills on the potters wheel along with his unique method of mathematically piercing the exterior form to create an interest to the interior. This gives an ever changing relationship between light and dark, solid and permeable, smooth and rough to the viewers gaze and sense of touch.

Where: Prairie Arts Center – 5th and Jeffers – North Platte, NE
When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 5:00 to 9:00 PM

Everyone is invited – no admission fee. – sponsored by Creativity Unlimited Arts Council.


It’s HAIRBALL at UnReel Events, 4684 West Highway 30, North Platte, Nebraska.

A Bombastic Celebration Of Arena Rock! Come Out For A Rock & Roll Experience You Won’t Ever Forget!

Watch The Stage Become An Entirely New Rock Concert Before Your Eyes, Performing Some Of The Biggest Arena Acts In The World! Including Van Halen, KISS, Motley Crue, Queen, Journey, Prince, Aerosmith, & More!

July 19th, 2014

Gates Open At 7 P.m.

Music Starts At 8 P.m.

Advanced Tickets $15.00

Gate Tickets $20.00

summer nationals

Lincoln County Summer Nationals at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 W. Highway 30, in North Platte, Nebraska on Wednesday, July 23.

Pits open at 4pm. Gates open at 5pm. Races start at 7pm.

Adult Admission $12; Children 6-12 $5; 5 & under FREE! Pit passes $30.

No Registration Fees!

IMCA SportMods – $700 to win, $90 to start!

IMCA Stock Cars – $700 to win, $90 to start!

IMCA Hobby Stocks – $400 to win, $90 to start!

National, regional and state points awarded. IMCA rules apply and enforced.

For mor information contact Tom Hansen, 308-963-4460 or the Fairgrounds office at 308-534-8191.

2014 Flyer

Movies in the Park return tonight, July 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 Frozen, sponsored by Pro Printing.

The other movies throughout the summer are: August 1 – Despicable Me 2, sponsored by Jay Engel, Farm Bureau Financial Services; September 5 – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, sponsored by Sandhills Pediatric Dentistry.

Big Red ExpressUnion Pacific Railroad will operate a special passenger train from Omaha to North Platte, Nebraska, with whistle stops in Columbus, Grand Island and Kearney, on Saturday, June 28, to celebrate the historical connection between the railroad and University of Nebraska-Lincoln with Nebraska communities. Husker coaches, along with other UNL representatives, will be on board to participate in this special Big Red Express tour.

“We are proud to support the University of Nebraska by operating our historic Heritage passenger equipment for the Big Red Express from Omaha — home of our headquarters — to North Platte — home of the world’s largest classification rail yard. The Express demonstrates our pride and commitment to communities across the state of Nebraska where 8,000 of our employees live and work every day,” said Donna Kush, Union Pacific’s vice president – Public Affairs, Northern Region.

Whistle-stop tours were popular in the 19th century when long distance travel by passenger train was the norm. At each stop, speeches would be given from the train.

“Historically, a whistle-stop tour brought Presidents to cities where they could communicate directly with the people they served,” said Nebraska’s Associate Athletic Director Paul Meyers. “That’s exactly what we’re doing, meeting people and thanking them for all the support they’ve shown to University of Nebraska Athletics, year after year and decade after decade. We thought it was a great idea to ride Union Pacific’s tradition to help support our own.”

During the whistle stops of the Big Red Express, there will be a few short speeches, a proclamation presented to each city, and coaches representing various Husker varsity sports will mingle throughout the crowd thanking the fans that support UNL athletic programs.

University of Nebraska coaches planning to take part in the Big Red Express tour include: Chuck Chmelka (men’s gymnastics); Darin Erstad (baseball); David Harris (cross country); Scott Jacobson (women’s tennis); Dan Kendig (women’s gymnastics); Robin Krapfl (women’s golf); Kerry McDermott (men’s tennis); Tim Miles (men’s basketball); Pablo Morales (women’s swimming); Bo Pelini (football); Gary Pepin (track & field); Rhonda Revelle (softball); Bill Spangler (men’s golf); Bill Straub (bowling); John Walker (women’s soccer) and Connie Yori (women’s basketball).

Other University of Nebraska representatives scheduled to ride the Big Red Express include: Brian Hastings, President and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Nebraska Foundation; Donde Plowman, Dean of the College of Business Administration; Diane Mendenhall, Executive Director of the Nebraska Alumni Association; Prem Paul, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development; Michelle Waite, Assistant to the Chancellor for Community Relations; Tim Wei, Dean of the College of Engineering and Ellen Weissinger, Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.

About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America’s most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2004-2013, Union Pacific invested approximately $30 billion in its network and operations to support America’s transportation infrastructure. The railroad’s diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada’s rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.

About University of Nebraska

University of Nebraska has built a national reputation as a leading research institution supporting an Athletics program that provides elite educational and athletic opportunities to more than 600 student-athletes. A member of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious athletic conference — The Big Ten, the Nebraska Cornhuskers (Huskers) compete at the highest level in Division I across 24 varsity sports.