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Upcoming Events in Gering Nebraska


June

24 - 26 Sugar Valley Rally - The Sugar Valley Rally is one of Western Nebraska's great summer events for people of all ages. The Rally is a precision-driving contest for antique cars (1961 and older) that covers hundreds of scenic miles in the North Platte Valley. The Sugar Valley Rally is sanctioned by Great Race, L.L.C. Enjoy the old cars on the road or in one of the Panhandle Towns.

Ph: 308-632-3381 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sugarvalleyrally@gmail.com
Web: www.sugarvalleyrally.com

1 Gering Arts Festival - A Celebration of the Arts featuring talents and works of 40+ local and regional fine artists. Demonstrations, sales, food vendors and children's arts activities.
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m.

Address: Legion Park, 12th & N Sts , Gering, Nebraska
Ph: 308-436-6886 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: convrus@geringciviccenter.com
Web: www.geringtourism.com
Fee: Free

7 - 8 High Plains Auto Club Rock 'N Roll Father's Day Classic - Biggest Car Show in Western Nebraska
Gering NE (Scottsbluff/Gering Twin Cities area)
Friday June 17th - Entrants BBQ and Cruise for Cash - Ice Cream Social
Gering NE Civic Center Parking Lot Party
Saturday June 18th - Parade 9:00 Downtown Gering NE
Show and Shine and Swap Meet 10-4 Five Rocks Amphitheater/Gering
Door Prizes all Day - Grassy parking sight
Vendors on sight for lunch - T-shirts on sight
Saturday Evening - Entrants Awards Banquet / Slide Show - Civic Center
Contact: Jim Spencer 308-247-2291 Jerry Schaeffer: 308-631-3696
www.highplainsautoclub.com for applications on line
Scotts Bluff County Tourism Event - www.VisitScottsbluff.com

Address: Civic Center Five Rocks Amphitheater Gering NE , Gering, Nebraska
Ph: 308-247-2291 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 308-247-1004
Email: jcspencer@embarqmail.com
Web: www.highplainsautoclub.com
Fee: $35.00 per vehicle

8 Rock 'n-Roll Father's Day Classic - Treat dad to this family-friendly event. Live music, car show, horseshoes, drag competition and more. Camping available. Presented by Five Rocks Amphitheater, High Plains Auto Club and KDUH Television. Events begin at Noon.

Address: Five Rocks Amphitheater , Gering, Nebraska
Ph: 308-436-5096 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.gering.org/5rocks.html
Fee: $3.00

July

4 - 7NE0707004e002 - Gering Oregon Trail Days - Western Nebraska's largest event continues the tradition of celebrating and honoring those stalwart individuals who settled the North Platte Valley. Annual events held in downtown Gering includes Western & Wildlife Art Show, Kiddie Parade, Oregon Trail Days Grand Parade (20,000 spectators), Chili Cookoff, Food and Craft Fair, Bed Races, and evening concerts at the Amphitheater.

Ph: 308-436-4457 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: OTD@AlloPhone.com
Web: www.oregontraildays.com
Fee: Free

4 - 6 Annual Oregon Trail Craft Show - Held during Oregon Trail Days Celebration. 9am-4pm.

Address: Oregon Trail Baseball Diamond , Gering, Nebraska
Ph: 308-436-2388 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.oregontraildays.com
Fee: Free

6 Solid Rock Music Fest - Enjoy Christian music featuring top artists surrounded by spectacular views. Camping available. Gates open at Noon.

Address: Five Rocks Amphitheater , Gering, Nebraska
Ph: 308-436-5096 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.gering.org/5rocks.html
Fee: $15-$20.00

September

7 - 8NE0707004e003 - Gering Farm and Ranch Museum Annual Harvest Festival - THIRD WEEKEND - Demonstrations, displays of horse, steam and gas powered vintage equipment.

Steam tractors, Stationary Baling, Sweep Grinding, hay rides, corn shelling by hand and power, threshing, gas engines, many tractors and other implements! Vintage Horse and Tractor Plowing Demonstrations. Blacksmith, sugar beet equipment, mowing, raking, stacking, stationary and horse powered baling. Drilling a well with a cable tool driller and displays of bean equipment. Plows include: 10 bottom John Deere sod plow, walking, sulky, tumble, two way, spinner and dry land plows.

Address: 2930 M Street, Highway 92, East of Scotts Bluff National Monument , Gering, Nebraska
Ph: 308-436-1989 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: farm@bbc.net
Web: www.farmandranchmuseum.com
Fee: FREE ADMISSION !!!

November

25 - 26 Gering Holiday Craft Fair - Premier hand-made holiday crafts by crafters from 5 states. Pottery, jewelry, wood, sculpture, furniture, and more. Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 10am-4pm.

Address: Civic Center, 1050 M Street , Gering, Nebraska
Ph: 308-436-6888 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.geringciviccenter.com

December

23 High Plains Christmas - Christmas on the prairie. Children make traditional decorations, traditional music.

Address: Farm and Ranch Museum, 2930 Old Oregon Trail , Gering, Nebraska
Ph: 308-436-1989 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: farm@farmandranchmuseum.com
Web: www.farmandranchmuseum.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wyobraska Natural History Museum - Wildlife World

When you walked into the Wyobraska Natural History Museum, also known as Wildlife World, you could not help but utter an unexpected "Wow!"

Gering, NE Museums

Scotts Bluff National Monument

Named for fur trapper Hiram Scott, this imposing natural formation was originally called ma-a-pa-te ("hill that is hard to go around") by Indians in the region. Scotts Bluff, rising 800 ft above the surrounding valley floor, and 4649

Gering, NE Landmarks

W.H. Jackson Collection

William Henry Jackson, frontier photographer and artist, was an early photographer of the American West, as well as an accomplished artist. He traveled the Oregon-California Trail in 1866 and 1867

Gering, NE Arts

Garlock Cabin

In early 2001, the North Platte Valley Museum embarked on an ambitious project to move part of a 113 year-old cabin from it's original "home" in Gering, Nebraska several blocks to the inside exhibition area of the Museum. Construction on the cabin began in 1887

Gering, NE Pioneer Life

Farm and Ranch Museum

The Farm And Ranch Museum located by Scotts Bluff National Monument is a volunteer driven agricultural museum and the only one of its kind in the state, dedicated to the preservation of the story of the North Platte Valley's deep-seeded agricultural traditions. You'

Gering, NE Museums

Things to do near Gering, NE

Sam Bass Train Robbery Marker

The first and greatest robbery of a Union Pacific Train took place near Big Springs on the night of September 18, 1877. The l...