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Carnival Weekend in Kearney

If you are looking take the family out this weekend – don’t forget that the Buffalo County Fair is up and running! You don’t want to miss it! Here are the events for the next three days. Your weekend can be filled with carnival rides, balloons, a beer garden AND much more! There’s something for everyone —

FRIDAY, July 29th –
9 am-9 pm: Open Class, 4-H, FFA Exhibits Open in the Exhibit Building and Extension Building
1-5 pm : Carnival Open – Reduced Price Session
1-3 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – making balloons by the Worm Roller
4-9 pm : Commercial Exhibits open in the Exhibit Building
5:00 pm : Beer Garden open
5-8 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – Face Painting in the Exhibit Building
6-11 pm : Carnival Open
7pm-Midnight : Kearney Volunteer Fire Dept BINGO! Stand Open
6:00 pm : Free Concert in Buffalo Corral – 3D In Your Face
7:00 pm : Bret Michaels, Lita Ford & Firehouse, Doors open at 6 pm, Grandstand and General Admission tickets are $27 plus fees, Limited Gold Circle tickets are available for $127, LandMark Implement Arena, Tickets on sale at www.etix.com
10:00 pm :
 Free Concert in Buffalo Corral – 3D In Your Face

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SATURDAY, July 30th –
9:00 am : Draft Horse Competition in the Outdoor Arena
9 am-9 pm : Commercial, Open Class, 4-H, FFA Exhibits Open in the Exhibit Building and Extension Building
1-5 pm : Carnival Open
1-3 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – making balloons by the Worm Roller
2:00 pm : Buffalo County Ag-ility Race, located east side of Exhibit Building – Sponsored by Just For Ladies & Buffalo County 4-H. Proceeds support the S.A.F.E. Center. Registration Forms available here.
4-7 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – Face Painting in the Exhibit Building
5:00 pm : Beer Garden open
6-11 pm : Carnival Open
7pm-Midnight: Kearney Volunteer Fire Dept BINGO! Stand Open
6:00 pm : Free Concert in Buffalo Corral – Whiskey Bent
7:30 pm : Jake Owen with Chase Rice in the LandMark Implement Arena, Doors open at 6pm, Tickets are $35 plus fees for Grandstand and General Admission (GA is standing only), Tickets on sale at www.etix.com
10:00 pm : Free Concert in the Buffalo Corral – Whiskey Bent

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SUNDAY, July 31st –
7:30 am : Cowboy Church in the Exhibit Building
12 pm-9 pm : Commercial, Open Class, 4-H, FFA Exhibits Open in the Exhibit Building and Extension Building
1-5 pm : Carnival Open
1-3 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – making balloons by the Worm Roller
1:00 pm : Joseph Hall Elvis Impersonator in the Exposition Center, Admission fee $10 at the door
1:00 pm : Pedal Tractor Pull in the Exhibit Building
3-5 pm : All Faith Worship led by Kearney Youth – Exhibit Building Indoor Stage
4-7 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – Face Painting in the Exhibit Building
5:00 pm : Andersen Wrecking Demolition Derby in the Outdoor Arena – Adults $12, Children $6, Tickets available in Advance at the Fair Office or Day of Demo at Gate
6-11 pm : Carnival Open
7pm-Midnight: Kearney Volunteer Fire Dept BINGO! Stand Open
7:30 pm : Red Wanting Blue with Brody Ray in the Buffalo Corral, General Admission tickets $25, Tickets available at www.etix.com.

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Nebraska’s Wine & Jazz Festival

stratford_wine_jazz_festivalGet ready to wine down at the 9th Annual Nebraska Wine & Jazz Festival Friday, May 20th-Saturday, May 21st! Thirteen Nebraska wineries and five microbreweries will be featured this year at the festival. The event will be hosted at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds Exposition Building.

You will also get the chance to purchase your favorite wines from Nebraska’s premier vineyards and delicious food catered by Cunningham’s Journal.

Admission is $25/guest – This includes a glass souvenir to sample the various wines and your enjoyment of live Nebraskan Jazz music!

Time: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Location: Buffalo County Fairgrounds
3807 Avenue N
Kearney, NE 68847

*You must be 21 to attend and must provide valid ID.

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CNAC Indoor Auto & Bike Show

stratford_cnac_auto_showThis Saturday, April 30th Central Nebraska Auto Club will be holding their 10th Annual Indoor Car Show at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds! Registration for autos and bikes will be available the day of the show.

Click here to fill-out the registration form!

Admission is $5/person – FREE for children 12 and under.

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Buffalo County Fairgrounds Expo Building
3807 Avenue N
Kearney, NE 68847

 

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Weekend Fun: Signs of Spring Craft/ Trade Show

stratford_signs_of_springThis Saturday, April 9th the Buffalo County Fairgrounds will be hosting the annual Signs of Spring Craft Show & Trade Show! This show will have over 250 booths of your favorite crafters, trades, and home-based businesses, with all kinds of food!

It’s a non-profit fundraiser for Community Action Partnership of Mid Nebraska that’s dedicated to helping people and making communities a better place to live. You don’t want to miss it!

Parking and admission is FREE – See details below.

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Buffalo County Fairgrounds Expo Building
3807 Avenue N
Kearney, NE 68847

 

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