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Upcoming Events in Lincoln Nebraska


February

14 My Funny Valentine, and Abendmusik fundraiser - Be Abendmusik’s valentine this year! You will be enchanted and entertained with melodies from the Great American Songbook, sung by Tom Trenney at the Steinway piano. And your palette will be enamored with a delicious and savory meal, surely culminating in a chocolate conclusion. Declare your love for Abendmusik, and join us for this fancy fundraising feast for all the senses. With the perennial inspiration of Abendmusik, each day is Valentine’s Day!

Address: 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE, 68502 , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $40

15 - 16NE0309065e049 - Lincoln Annual Lincoln Reenactment - The annual Lincoln Reenactment features The Gathering Storm: 1859
The Wyandotte Constitution
Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Kansas
John Brown
Widows of Pottawatomie Raid
Thomas Ewing, Jr., KS Lawyer
and Lincoln Look-a-like Contest

Friday 6:00 pm: Lincoln Co. Museum 216 W Lincoln Ave: "John Brown: the Holy War" Documentary film and discussion

Saturday 9:45 am - 12:20 pm: Lincoln Co. Courthouse: program & Lincoln Look-a-Like contest & ceremony

12:30 pm: Christian Community Center 137 N 4th St., Buffalo Stew meal

1:30 - 3:30 pm: Historic Marshall-Yohe Home 316 S 2nd St. Informal discussions with the presenters, Tours of the home, refreshments, Parlour visiting, sing-a-long with pump organ, photos with Lincoln

Sponsored by Lincoln Co. Historic Society Reenactment Committee; funded in part by Lincoln County businesses, organizations and persons who love history.

Ph: 785 524 5133 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: villagelines@sbcglobal.net
Web: villagelines.com
Fee: $20 adult all day, & meal; $8 adult afternoon only. Students: free including meal.

16 - 17 Lincoln Area Railway Historical Society Annual Show - Model train layouts including N,HO,O & G scales as well as a Thomas the Tank Engine layout/play area. Clinics/workshops on scenery, wiring, DCC & kits. Dealers selling most scales of trains as well as other railroad related items. There will be tours of our BN caboose as well. Enter one of our modeling or photo contests for the show! There will also be a silent auction, garage sale, and door prizes. For more info not covered here, visit our website.

Address: Lancaster Event Center (Lincoln Room) , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-419-3988 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: buzzmmr@windstream.net
Web: www.facebook.com/lincolnrailway
Fee: Adults: $7 Seniors (60 & older): $6 Children 12 & under FREE w/paid adult

24 Classical Vocal Quartet - One of the world's foremost vocal chamber ensembles, New York Polyphony gives vibrant voice to repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant to the cutting-edge. The two-time GRAMMY nominated quartet will perform the newly commissioned Missa Charles Darwin, modeled after a five-movement mass but with text by Charles Darwin.

Address: 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE, 68502 , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $15 Seniors, $10 Students

March

10 Baylor A Cappella Choir - Baylor University's A Cappella Choir makes its Lincoln debut, singing music to express the joys and struggles of the Christian journey. Themes focusing on prayer, grief, human loss, and grace will be heard in music of Herbert Howells, Felix Mendelssohn, Will Todd, Moses Hogan, and Marques Garrett. 4:00 PM

Address: 2000 D St. , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors, $5 Students

April

14 A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms - Featuring Doane University Choir, Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir, Abendmusik Chorus, Abendmusik Festival Orchestra; Sapphire Munford, soprano; Samuel Kidd, baritone; Tom Trenney, conductor

The incomparable Johannes Brahms shattered all expectations in writing what many have called "a requiem for the living." Powerfully and thoughtfully weaving together texts from scripture, this work carries a profound message of hope and light sure to revive the soul and awaken the spirit.

4:00 PM

Address: 2000 D Street, FIrst Plymouth Church , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $15 Senior, $10 Student

May

2 Spring Vintage and Artisan Market - Join us on Saturday, from 10-4pm.

Amazing Vendors Bringing...
Vintage Finds
Rescued Junk
Primitives
Farm Fresh Finds
Industrial Salvage
Chippy Treasures
Handmade Decor
Jewelry
and just loads of fun "junk"!

Simply Bungalow Parking Lot
2295 S. 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506

Address: 2995 S. 48th Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: (402)875-3924 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: simplybungalow@yahoo.com
Web: www.facebook.com/simplybungalow/

June

30 RED, WHITE, & BRASS featuring the Plymouth Brass - Celebrate the gift of freedom and independence with a toe-tapping and heart-pounding program of Patriotic favorites, featuring the engaging and entertaining Plymouth Brass. 4:00 PM.

Address: 2000 D Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $15 Senior, $10 Student

July

4 4th of July Fireworks Show - Activities will begin at 1 p.m., and the fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m. The Wheezetones, a popular local classic rock and roll band, will perform from 6:15 to 9:30 p.m. The fireworks are sponsored by Pepsi-Cola and presented by Zambelli Fireworks. The show will be set to music provided by NRG Media/Broadcast House and broadcast on its five radio stations – B107.3 FM, Froggy 98.1 FM, 105.3 Wow FM and KLIN 1400 AM/94.5 FM. The Lincoln Journal Star also is a partner in the celebration. The City Parks and Recreation Department will provide free family activities beginning at 1 p.m. The activities include canoeing, disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball, horseshoes, carnival games, Bingo, box hockey and the "NEOS" interactive game. Youth stage performances are from 1 to 3 p.m. with a finale provided by the Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camp. Food and concessions will be available beginning at 1 p.m. in the main parking lot. VFW Post 3606 will conduct a flag-lowering ceremony at 8:25 p.m.

Address: Oak Lake Park , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-441-7547 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.lincoln.org/play/event/76921-uncle-sam-jam

August

1 - 4 Lancaster County Fair - Fun for the entire family at the Lancaster County Fair. Enjoy the petting zoo, carnival with bigger rides, clowns, pig races, horse shows, livestock shows, tractor pulls, demo derby and Figure 8 races. Events include a barbecue, watermelon feed, ice cream social, & concert on Saturday.

Address: Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-441-6545 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.superfair.org
Fee: Free gate admission

23 - 2 Nebraska State Fair - It's Nebraska's State Fair, ten great days and eleven big nights! There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy including top-notch live entertainment, strolling entertainers, free crazy contests, the Kids Zone with hands-on activities; 4-H and FFA competitions, open-class competitions, exciting grandstand entertainment and much more!

And carrying on with tradition, plenty of classic fair food on a stick! So come for the food and stay for the fun at the Nebraska State Fair!

State Fair - end of August through Labor Day

Ph: 402-474-5371 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.statefair.org

September

11 - 14 Silver Classic Quarter Horse Show - The fifth largest Quarter Horse show in the nation. More than 90 classes of competitions each day will feature roping, English, jumping, trail riding, western pleasure, halter and reining. Participants from more than 44 states will compete in youth, open and amateur classes.The event also includes a trade show. The public is invited to attend.

Address: Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-441-6545 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.lancastereventcenter.com
Fee: Admission is free

21 - 22 Lincoln Arts Festival - Find exceptional art in various media that you might not expect to find in your own backyard! This juried outdoor event offers two full days to explore and purchase original artwork. Presented by the Lincoln Arts Council, this juried show features more than 100 fine artists from throughout the country. Included are jewelry, glass, clay, sculpture, painting, photography and live music.

Address: SouthPointe Pavilions® Shopping Center , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-434-2787 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.artscene.org

October

3 OctoBEERfest - Come to the Lancaster Event Center to sample from more than 100 different types of beer, including specialty beers from the major brewers/distributors and many top microbrews, and food from several top restaurants. The event includes a silent and live auction and is a fundraiser for the Nebraska Stroke Foundation. A band will play at 8:30 p.m.

Address: Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-770-3657 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: berks.darlene@gmail.com
Web: www.oktobeerfestnebraska.com/

24 Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror - Treat yourself this Halloween to experience the thrills and chills of Abendmusik’s symphony of horror: the 1922 silent “Dracula” film, Nosferatu. This eerie, creepy movie classic will be shown in the dimly-lit sanctuary of First-Plymouth and brought to life by the thrilling sounds of the 6000-pipe Lied Organ. Abendmusik’s own Tom Trenney, a nationally-renowned organ improviser, provides a mysterious soundtrack. Wear a costume to receive free popcorn and to win your chance for an unforgettable tour of First-Plymouth’s ‘haunted’ singing bell tower following the concert.

Address: 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE, 68502 , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $12 Adults, $10 Seniors, $5 Students

November

29 - 27 Storewide Antiques & Collectibles SALE - Vintage Village Antique Mall is celebrating 5 years of business with a storewide sale the whole month of November. Shop 5,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles, & unique treasures. 59 dealers--New Selections Arrive Daily. Free parking on "O" Street or the east side of the building. OPEN 10-7 Daily. Like us on Facebook to see pictures of items in the store. 402-742-0063
2425 "O" Street Lincoln, NE I-80 exit 403-South 4.5 miles-3 blocks west

Address: 2425 O Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-742-0063 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: vintagevillage@windstream.net
Web: vintagevillageantiquemall.com
Fee: Free

24 - 17 Handel's Messiah - Begin you Holiday season on Thanksgiving weekend with Lincoln's 
annual performance of Handel's Messiah. Hear our chamber choir, 
ABENDCHOR, and chamber orchestra in a splendid rendition of Handel's great oratorio and two jubilant coronation anthems-Zadok, the Priest and The King Shall Rejoice. The program will conclude with everyone in attendance raising the roof of First- Plymouth Church, singing along with the majestic Hallelujah Chorus.

Address: 2000 D Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $18 Senior, $10 Student

24 Fit for a King: Handel's Messiah - You will be treated like royalty when you come to experience Lincoln’s annual performance of Handel’s Messiah by Abendmusik’s chamber choir and orchestra. In addition to Handel’s epic oratorio, the noble Plymouth Brass and the heroic Lied Organ will be featured in music for a festive occasion. The crowning moment of the concert, though, will occur when everyone in attendance raises the roof of First-Plymouth Church, singing along with the majestic “Hallelujah Chorus” which famously brought no less than a King to offer a standing ovation.

Address: 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE, 68502 , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $10 Students

December

7 Let Heaven and Nature Sing! - Join us for an Abendmusik Christmas spectacular with the Abendmusik Chorus, Plymouth Brass and Plymouth ringers. Due to the standing-room-only crowds the last two years, there will be two performances of this year's Christmas concert. Join us as we repeat the sounding joy of the holiday season and proclaim the wonders of God's love!

Address: 2000 D Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $18 Senior, $10 Student

7 Glories Stream from Heaven Afar - Join the glorious strains of the Abendmusik Chorus, Plymouth Brass and Plymouth Ringers in the most highly anticipated annual event of the Abendmusik season. The Christmas story will be illuminated through message and music, story and song. Hear the magical message of the angels and journey with the kings as they follow that wondrous star toward love’s pure light - wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.

Address: 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE, 68502 , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $10 Students

8 Let Heaven and Nature Sing! - Join us for an Abendmusik Christmas spectacular with the Abendmusik Chorus, Plymouth Brass and Plymouth ringers. Due to the standing-room-only crowds the last two years, there will be two performances of this year's Christmas concert. Join us as we repeat the sounding joy of the holiday season and proclaim the wonders of God's love!

Address: 2000 D Street, FIrst Plymouth Church , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $18 Senior, $10 Student

8 Glories Stream from Heaven Afar - Join the glorious strains of the Abendmusik Chorus, Plymouth Brass and Plymouth Ringers in the most highly anticipated annual event of the Abendmusik season. The Christmas story will be illuminated through message and music, story and song. Hear the magical message of the angels and journey with the kings as they follow that wondrous star toward love’s pure light—wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying
in a manger.

Address: 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE, 68502 , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $10 Students

31 New Years Last Blast with the Plymouth Brass - Say farewell toto the old and welcome the new by joining the Plymouth Brass for this beloved annual Lincoln tradition. Ring in the New Year with the spirited and joyful stylings of songs old and new! An extended dessert and champagne intermission will help you celebrate the evening.

Address: First-Plymouth Church, 2000 D St. , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402.476.9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: www.abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adult/$18 Senior/$10 Student

31 Skate Zones - It's time once again for our annual NEW YEARS EVE SKATE! Please join us on December 31 from 7pm - 7am. Tickets that are purchased BEFORE 10pm on December 28th will be $15.00. Tickets purchased AFTER 10pm on December 28th will be $20.00. Get your tickets early and save $5.00. You are welcome to bring pillows and blankets, but please no outside food or drink. We will be having Karaoke contests, grab bags, balloon drops, prizes, and specials all night long.
You are sure to have a great time ringing in a new year.

Address: 300 N 48th Street , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-466-6767 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: skatezone300@yahoo.com
Web: www.skatezonerocks.com

31 New Year's Eve Last Blast: The Levick Legacy Society Concert - What are you doing New Year’s Eve? For decades, Lincoln audiences have answered the same way: “We’re going to the Last Blast with the Plymouth Brass!” Abendmusik’s beloved founder, Jack Levick, is the featured guest conductor of this popular Lincoln tradition. The New Year’s Eve concert menu offers listeners an eclectic taste of brass and organ favorites from the Plymouth Brass’ 35-year history as well as a world premiere. A gala champagne and dessert reception to honor Jack Levick will be available at Intermission.

Address: 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE, 68502 , Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph: 402-476-9933 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rebecca@abendmusik.org
Web: abendmusik.org
Fee: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $10 Students

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