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Upcoming Events in Beatrice Nebraska


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IMCA Races - March through September.

Address: Fairgrounds , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3158 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.beatricespeedway.com

March

2 - 4 Annual IMCA Modified Spring Nationals - Spring Nationals will start with a Test & Tune on Thurs. and racing scheduled for Fri. and Sat.

Address: Beatrice Speedway , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3158 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.beatricespeedway.com

2 - 4 Annual Youth Basketball Tournament - Welcome to the first annual Youth Basketball Tournament in Beatrice, NE. This tournament is for youth boys and girls grades 4th thru 8th. The registration and rules can be downloaded from our web site at www.visitbeatrice.com or you can call our office at 402-223-2338 for more information.

Address: Beatrice Area School Gyms , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-2338 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bmares@visitbeatrice.com
Web: www.visitbeatrice.com
Fee: $3.00 adults; $1.00 children and students

10 Indian Creek Mall Craft Show - One day Craft Show.

Address: Indian Creek Mall , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-228-4241 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mideus@fnni.com

April

27 Ladies Night Out - Join us for an evening filled with A to Z tips for your lawn and garden. "Come Grow With Us" is our theme for this years Ladies Night Out. This event is coordinated by volunteers of the Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce and Southeast Community College. Doors open at 5 pm to view vendor booths followed by dinner at 6:30 pm. There will be two featured speakers Jim Kinghorn and CJ Wehrbein together they have over 75 years of landscape and turf care experience. For additonal information, contact Kelly Morgan, Assistant Director, Continuing Education, 402-228-8244: 1-800-233-5027, ext. 1244.

Address: Truman Center 4771 West Scott Rd , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-228-8244 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: kmorgan@southeast.edu
Web: www.beatricechamber.com
Fee: $15.00

21 Annual Arts In The Park - This is an event that is centered around increasing the awareness of all art forms. The festival will feature local craftsman demonstrating and displaying their art or craft, live performances and entertainment, art projects for children of all ages, food vendors and a display of art projects from the students of area schools. This event is FREE-no admission, no parking fees and free kids take home craft area. The event drew over 1,000 in attendance last year. 10am-4pm.

Address: Riverside Park , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-2338 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 402-223-2339
Email: info@beatricechamber.com
Web: www.beatricechamber.com
Fee: Free

May

19 - 20 Annual Heartland Storytelling Festival - Hear nationally known storytellers talk about the homesteading era. Special evening program Friday at 7pm. 10am-2:30pm.

Address: Homestead National Monument of America, 4 mi. W. on Hwy 4 , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3514 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: susan_cook@nps.gov
Web: www.nps.gov/home/
Fee: Free

12 Monumental Fiddling Championship - Compete or watch fiddlers from around the country. Workshop at 10am; competition at 2pm, 4th Weekend.

Address: Homestead National Monument of America, 4 mi. W. of town , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3514 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: susan_cook@nps.gov
Web: www.nps.gov/home
Fee: Free

June

2 - 3 Annual Jayhusker Antique Car Club Flea Market - Swap meet, gas engine and tractor show. 7am-5pm.

Address: S. of Blue Pines Bridge at Chautauqua Park , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-729-5293 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

5 - 10 Homestead Days - This annual Beatrice celebration features pioneer craft demonstrations, parades, BBQ, outdoor entertainment, and a variety of competitive events from races to horseshoe pitching contests filling the days with plenty to see and do for the entire family. Parade, Saturday. 10am-4pm daily. 2nd Weekend.

Address: Court Street, Chautauqua Park, and Homestead National Monument , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3514 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@beatricechamber.com
Web: www.beatricechamber.com
Fee: Free

16 Cortland Fest - Ahoy! Beware of Pirates on Saturday, June 25! This year's theme is Treasure Island! Some of the events this year will be the antique tractor show, kids activities, entertainment, rock climbing wall, good food, a parade, the fireworks show and much more. Take a look at the theme flyer and then watch for the schedule of events. All ye lads and lassies and even ye old saltdogs get ready fer an adventure filled with booty, walkin' the plank, and pirates aplenty!

Address: Corltand, Ne , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-798-7633 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.cortlandne.com

18 - 20 Sam Wymore Days - Parade, 2 day flea market, softball & baseball tournaments, backseat driver contest, adult dance, golf tournament, pancake breakfast, and more! Most events are free. 1st weekend

Address: Wymore, NE , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-645-3693 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.wymorebluesprings.com

July

4 4th of July Campfire Program - Come learn about this special day in history and how both the North and South celebrated Independence Day in 1862. Join Historian Dr. Dan Ott for our special 4th of July Campfire Program to kick off the 2016 Centennial Campfire Concert Series. 7:00pm.

Address: Homestead National Monument of America, 8523 W. State Hwy 4 , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3514 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: susan_cook@nps.gov
Web: www.nps.gov/home
Fee: Free

11 - 15 Gage County Fair & Expo - Annual event for over 100 years. A treat for residents and visitors alike. Livestock judging, 4-H projects, award-winning baked goods, flowers and crafts, as well as name entertainment programs make this a fair to remember. 3rd Week, 8am-Midnight daily.

Address: Gage County Fairgrounds, 1115 W. Scott St , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3247 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.gagecountyfair.com
Fee: $4 for 5 day parking pass.

September

8 Annual Home Based Business Show - Home Based Businesses will be here to showcase their products.

(Tupperware will be there!)

Address: 2205 North 6th Street (Indian Creek Mall) , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-228-5888 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 402-228-5889
Email: mallpres@yahoo.com
Fee: FREE

October

20 October Fest-IMCA Races - Address: Fairgrounds, Beatrice Speedway , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3158 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.beatricespeedway.com

29 - 30 Harvest Festival - Experience farm life at harvest time with old-time music, wagon rides, threshing, pumpkin carving, marble making and more. 11am-4pm.

Address: Elijah Filley Stone Barn, 2 mi. S. of Filley at 13282 Scott St Rd , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-228-1679 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: gagecountymuseum@beatricene.com
Web: www.beatricene.com/gagecountymuseum
Fee: Donation

6 - 7 Indian Creek Mall Annual Fall Craft Show - Hand Crafted Items, Bake Sale, Tupperware, Door Prizes and much more!
Saturday 9 a.m.- 6p.m.
Sunday 12pm - 5pm

Address: 2205 North 6th Street , Beatrice, Nebraska
Fee: FREE

13 Howling Homestead - This evening of amusement and investigation will be filled with various activities for visitors of all ages, including Pioneer and Native American storytelling, the return of the "Mad Scientist", a night hike on the Woodland Trail, live Owls, rousing old time music around a campfire, family-friendly crafts, science projects and much, much more. 6:30pm.

Address: Homestead National Monument of America , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-223-3514 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: susan_cook@nps.gov
Web: www.nps.gov/home
Fee: Free

November

28 Annual Holiday Showcase - Going to be a great time! Over 23 vendors this year, Door Prizes, Vendor Drawings, and for every $25 you spend, get your name entered into the $200 cash drawing! Great time to get your holiday shopping done in one place!

Address: Holiday Inn Express Hotel, 4005 N 6th St, Beatrice NE (North of Walmart) , Beatrice, Nebraska
Ph: 402-852-4023 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tupperwaresales@windstream.net
Fee: FREE

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Gage County Courthouse

This limestone Richardson Romanesque structure with a clock tower was erected in 1890-1892, and has served as the location for the administration of local government and institutions for Gage County for over 100

Beatrice, NE Historic Courthouses

Chautaqua Tabernacle

The Chautauqua, which operated annual summer assemblies from 1889 until the 1920's, based on high moral standards and offered secular and religious

Beatrice, NE Historic Churches

Prairie Playground

Prairie Playground is located near the Beatrice YMCA. If you are visiting for a tournament, rest assured the younger tikes will be busy with Prairie Playground.

Beatrice, NE Fun Centers

Carnegie Building

The original Carnegie Library, built in 1902-3, is an outstanding example of the Beaux-Arts style, designed by architect, George A. Berlinghof, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Beatrice, NE Carnegie Libraries

Gage County Museum

Gage County Historical Society and Museum is housed in the Burlington Railroad Depot built in 1906 in the Neo-Classical Revival style. The building was constructed of Omaha pressed brick with Bedford stone trim at the cost of $35,000, and is listed on the

Beatrice, NE Museums

Things to do near Beatrice, NE

Dahlgreen Hall

This building was erected to house the Nuckoll's County Historical Society horse-drawn machinery. A building was needed to s...