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The 10th annual Chinese Spring Festival at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is Saturday (Jan. 28) at 5:30pm.
The festival, which is free and open to the public, begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room.
The performances will include traditional songs, traditional dances, a Chinese zither ensemble, a piano solo, Tai Chi and a sword dance. The theme of this year’s festival is “Traditional Chinese Culture.” The performances are intended to give the audience a chance to experience Chinese culture.
Chinese food will be served, and there will be a raffle at the end of the event.
The Chinese Spring Festival is presented by the Chinese Scholars and Students Association (CSSA).
University of Kearney’s Nebraska Student Union, Ponderosa Room
On January 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm, The World Theatre presents “Being There.”
Based on Jerzy Kosinski’s satirical novel about an illiterate gardener who has lived his entire life behind the walls of a Washington, D.C., house, his only knowledge of the world coming from the TV programs he watches. When his employer and protector dies, he is catapulted into the fast lane of political power.
Stars: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine
PG 1979 ‧ Comedy/Drama ‧ 2h 10m
The 3rd annual Kearney Oktoberfest will be held on October 1st, 2016 at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds! Oktoberfest provides and opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beer styles from across the state of Nebraska. The event features a traditional keg tapping, German games, food, and traditions, as well as polka & live music! We will also show the Husker football game (if on during the same time)!
NO ONE UNDER 21 is allowed to pick up or purchase admission tickets!
Attendees will be required to show their IDs to pick up the admission tickets AND to gain entrance the night of the event. NO REFUNDS on event tickets.
Tickets for the 2016 Oktoberfest will be available by late summer at the Kearney Chamber located at 1007 2nd Ave. To order tickets either stop by or call during business hours 8-5, Monday – Friday.
Click here for tickets!
Fall is here! This month we are marble painting, making fall wreaths, learning about Johnny Appleseed, and will enjoy a healthy snack of apple slices and cheese sticks.
This class is designed for children ages 3-10, children must be accompanied by an adult. Join local crafters tomorrow, September 28th from 3:45 – 4:45!
On September 23-24 • 7:30 pm and September 25 • 2 pm there will be a concert featuring live performances of classic songs from all your favorite films!
Tickets: $10 General Admission
Tickets available at The World Theatre Box Office, http://www.CraneRiverTheater.org, or by calling (308) 627-5796.
The World Theatre: 2318 Central Avenue • Kearney, NE 68847
Crane River Theater is excited to reprise our fall Destination Series at the World Theatre with Songs from the Movies. This high-spirited concert production will feature live performances of timeless songs from all of your favorite films of the past seven decades. Crane River Theater alumni Corbin Williams, Rutheah Rodehorst, Levi Lawson, Ashley West and Brian Botsford will take the stage singing Eye of the Tiger, Purple Rain, Ghostbusters, I Will Always Love You, Stand By Me, The Wind Beneath My Wings, Skyfall and many others. It is sure to be an evening that will bring back many memories.
[Reposted from http://visitkearney.org/events/]
Grab your cigar and Cuban wear, and head to Havana Nights if you dare!
Join the MONA Guild for a fun-filled evening with . . .
• Hors d’oeuvres
• Wine, Havana Locos and more
• Libation Station (Pull a cork for $20 and take home a bottle of liquid libation!)
• Music by Formerly Three
Thursday, September 22, 2016 • 6:30 p.m.
MONA’s Outdoor Sculpture Garden
To benefit the Museum of Nebraska Art • $50 per person
Contact the Museum at (308) 865-8559 for reservations.
(In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside the Museum)
[Reposted from http://visitkearney.org/events/]
Free Family Fun Night with BD Construction at Kearney Area Childrens Museum!
Join the team for a family night out! Children will enjoy construction themed activities such as building structures with marshmallows and toothpicks, looking at real blueprints, learning about tools to help build, and more!
Free Admission for the whole family from 4:00pm-8:00pm with the special activities being avaialable from 4:30pm – 7:30pm.
On Saturday, Sep 17th, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm explore the Platte River ecosystem as a naturalist does – with your senses. Learn fundamental skills of observation, identification, and recording field notes and reflections. Cost of the program is $40.
Registration is required by Tuesday, Sept. 13th and space is limited.
Call 308-468-5282 to register.
Bring your furry friends on September 10th at 9am to Yanney Heritage Park!
2 mile walk around the lake, bouncy house, kids face painting, dog wash – free will donation, photo booth, food, door prizes, raffle drawing!
After August 29th, $25 for adults and $15 for children.
Registration begins at 9:00 AM at the ERC building. All proceeds will benefit the Kearney Area Animal Shelter. Raffle prizes include Husker football tickets, iPad Mini, 50″ Flat Screen TV, Tri-City Storm Tickets, Art Print, Amazon gift card, Skeeter Barnes gift card, Buckle packages, and more!
Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.
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