Red White and Purge Haunted Village


The Lincoln County Historical Museum and Mid-Plains Community College Softball team partner to bring you the “Red, White and PURGE” Haunted Village! The Village is open October 20-22 and 26-31. Sun-Thurs hours are 7:30 – 10pm; Friday and Saturday hours are 7:30 – midnight. Admission is $7.

The Lincoln County Historical Museum is located at 2403 N. Buffalo Bill Ave.

There will be trick-or-treating for the kids on Halloween at 6pm.


What’s more frightening than a haunted barn? Not much! The North Platte Jaycees haunt the historic barn at the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park beginning on October 21. Not suitable for children under 10 years old. October 21, 22 and 28-30. Admission is $7 per person. Nebraska State Park Permit required on your vehicle.


North Platte’s Sandhills Symphony Orchestra goes west with their 2016 fall concert on October 23 at 3pm at the North Platte High School Performing Arts Center. Special guest is Broken Bow cowboy poet R.P. Smith. Admission is free.


The North Platte Trails Network is excited to host a public open house information meeting on Monday, October 17, 2016. Community members are invited to attend to learn more about the history of North Platte trails and the work of the North Platte Trails Committee. Encouraged to attend are people with an interest in enhancing the trails network in and around the North Platte area through monetary support, advocacy or service.

The informal meeting will take place at Great Plains Health Conference Room #302 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm with a formal question and answer session at 7:00 pm.


The North Platte Jaycees celebrate the opening of North Platte’s newest Disc Golf Course at Jaycee Park on the south shore of Lake Maloney, at 4pm on Sunday, October 16.


The staff of Maranatha Bible Camp welcomes your family to the second Maranatha Pumpkin Patch! We are excited to host this fall event for all ages. Join us at the Maranatha Conference Center for an indoor/outdoor autumn extravaganza!

When: 10:00am – 7:00pm, October 15, 22, & 29
Cost of Admission: 8.00 per person; Ages 2 and under are free.

Activities include: Hay Bale Maze; Family Photo Station; Corn Box Play Area; Pumpkin Bowling; Giant Jenga; Pumpkin Decorating; Educational Discovery Stations; Apple Launching; Bobbing for Apples; 9-Square-in-the-Air; Indoor Paintball; Gaga Ball; Bounce House; Outdoor Climbing Wall / Slide; Wagon Rides; Water Pump Rubber Duck Races.

Maranatha Camp is located at 16800 East Maranatha Road south of Maxwell.


North Platte’s Fort Cody Trading Post, 221 Halligan Drive hosts local author Miriam Jones Bradley for a book signing on Saturday, October 15th from 1-3pm.


PAWS-itive Partners Humane Society hosts the Purrfect Pasta Dinner on October 14, from 5-7pm at the Masonic Temple at B & McDonald. Join local celebrity chefs for a delicious pasta dinner. Proceeds benefit PAWS-itive Partners.

candlelight-tourJoin Buffalo Bill’s wife, Louisa, and her servants on a candlelight tour of the mansion as they share intriguing tales from the past.

Dates are October 7 and 8, 14 and 15. Tours will be at 7pm, 8pm, 9pm and 10pm. Cost is $5 per person.

Tour sizes are limited! Spots may be available the day of the tour, but are not guaranteed. To guarantee your spot on a tour, purchase your ticket today by calling 308-535-8035.

oil-changeMobil 1 Lube Express/Modern Tire at 1402 S. Jeffers is hosting a 2-day fundraising event to support local schools October 6 and 7 from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

The business will donate $30 from every oil change performed on Oct. 6 & 7 to the North Platte Public and North Platte Catholic Schools. Also enjoy a grilled lunch provided by NebraskaLand National Bank and desserts by Rick Windham.