Grand Island, Nebraska

Upcoming Events in Grand Island Nebraska


January

17 - 19Home & Builders Show - Public home show featuring all home related products and services. 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Address: Heartland Events Center , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 712-336-0040 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: expo@mchsi.com
Web: heartlandeventscenter.com/
Fee: $4.00

February

22 - 23Tri-City Street Rods Car Show - Sat - Sun, 10am-9pm.

Address: Fonner Park, 700 E. Stolley Park Rd , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-398-0383 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitgrandisland.com
Fee: $7.00 Adults

March

282Conestoga Mall Arts & Crafts Show - Stop in and purchase the perfect gift from our vendors at our annual Arts & Craft show. Vendor space still available, contact the mall office for details. 10am-9pm.

Address: Conestoga Mall, 3404 W. 13th St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-7463 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: shopconestogamall.com

April

19NE0410011e054 - Grand IslandFree 420 Concert - Free 420 Concert, April 20-2013 noon till 5:00 PM. This is a free event hosted by NORML Nebraska. Live entertainment featuring Homemade Crazy and A Life Led Lucid. Grace Abbott Park, 601 State St. W, Grand Island, NE.

Address: Grace Abbott Park, 601 State St. W, Grand Island, NE , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 402-953-2053 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: norml@normlne.org
Web: normlne.org
Fee: Free

25Stand Against Racism - Join us Friday, April 25 as we kick-off the day by serving a light Continental breakfast at the YWCA! We will learn from a panel of immigrants from countries ranging from Colombia, to Samoa, to the Phillipines and Mexico. Our panel will discuss what their experiences were like, as they immigrated to our country and our community. It will be an enlightening event.

Stand Against Racism is a national event that began in Trenton NJ in 2006. It is a movement across the country with the am of bringing people together from all walks of life - to raise awareness that racism still exists.

You are welcome to register your own agency or business in support of this movement at http://www.standagainstracism.org or you can find more information at http://www.ywca-gi.org

Address: 211 E Fonner Park Rd , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-9922 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 308-675-1237
Email: adult.programs@ywca-gi.org
Web: ywca-gi.org
Fee: Free

26Walk Against Racism - Join us at 8:30 am Saturday, April 26 as we "Walk Against Racism" from the YWCA south on Locust St, to Skagway and then back to the YWCA.

Musical entertainment, Morgan Woode of Fanti Way will conclude the walk, as well as light refreshments.

As an organization committed to eliminating racism and discrimination, we are working hard to bring awareness to an issue that needs to be resolved. We are here thereby making an effort to walk for peace and equality in our community.

Address: 211 E Fonner Park Rd , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-9922 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 308-675-1237
Email: adult.programs@ywca-gi.org
Web: ywca-gi.org
Fee: Free

May

Muzzleloaders Gun Show - At New State Fair Building ------- Air conditioned building

Grand Island, NE

------------Sat. May 3, 2014 - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
------------Sun. May 4, 2014 - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

NEW PERMANENT DATE - ALWAYS FIRST FULL WEEKEND OF MAY
Admission $4.00
300 Tables

For Information contact:
NMLRA, Inc.
Neal at 308/384-7565

Address: State Fair Exhibition Building , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-7565 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: knottr@charter.net
Web: NebraskaMuzzleLoaders.com
Fee: $3.00

1 - 31Annual National Miniature Show - The Annual National Miniature Show" is a competition open to artists from all over the U.S.A. This multi-media show gives more than $800 worth of awards. Workshops scheduled.

Prospectus/Call for Entry

Artist reception is Friday, February 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.Prospectus/Call for Entry

10:00am-5:30pm For more information click on link below.
Closed Sundays



















May 1 - 31, 2014


This competition, open to artists from all over the USA, awards more than $800 in prizes and purchase awards.

2014 Competition Calendar:

April 28: Deadline for entries, shipped and hand delivered.

May 1 - 31: Show dates.

May 2: Artists’ Reception from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at Prairie Winds Art Center..

June 1 - June 7: Unsold works to be picked up.

Media accepted: Oil, acrylic, watercolor, graphic, pastel, mixed media, photography, sculpture, and textiles.

Address: Prairie Winds Art Center, 112 W. 3rd St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-381-4001 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.prairiewindsart.com
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23Jones Arts & Crafts Show - Great gift ideas for the summer, graduations and Mother's Day at our Arts & Craft Show. Vendor space available, contact mall office for information. 10am-9pm.

Address: Conestoga Mall, 3404 W. 13th St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-7463 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: shopconestogamall.com

22Piccadilly Circus - PICCADILLY CIRCUS has everything you’d expect to see at a Circus. Celebrating 25 years entertaining families throughout North America “we’ve pulled out all the stops!” You’ll see the ‘Elephant Extravaganza’, an elephant stands on one foot; ‘Motorcycle Madness’ has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; my little pony on parade; the fabulous ‘Mongolian Angels’ outstanding contortionists; the ‘White Tiger Spectacular’, crazy comedy with circus clowns, even a 1923 Model T with a mind of its own; daring aerialists; cirque artists and much much more! Its 1½ hours of excitement and fun at PICCADILLY CIRCUS.
Special "Buy One Get One Free" adult tickets are available on-line (limited time offer!!)
See site for details and ticket pricing.

Address: Heartland Event Center , 700 E. Stolley Park Rd. 68801 , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 877-373-0477 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: funcircusmarketing@gmail.com
Web: www.thefuncircus.com
Fee: see www.thefuncircus.com for ticketing and discounts

261890s Memorial Day - Celebrate & honor those who have gone before us during this stirring event. Procession to cemetery, 11:00 am, Silver Cornet Band Concert & Program, 2 pm, Railroad Town Bandstand. 10am-4pm.

Address: Stuhr Museum, 3133 W. Hwy 34 , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-385-5316 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@stuhrmuseum.org
Web: www.stuhrmuseum.org
Fee: $10 for adults, $8 for children and FREE for Stuhr Museum members.

June

12Annual YWCA Garden Walk - 9am-8pm; Noon luncheon optional.

Address: Various Locations , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-9922 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: katyb_2002001@yahoo.com
Fee: $10-$16

13Wine, Women and Purses - The live and silent purse auction will be held at the YWCA.

We are now accepting new and gently used purses, scarves and jewelry for this event. Items may be dropped off at the YWCA any time prior to May 27.

Wine, Women and Purses is a fun night out with women, for women and by women. Canapés and desserts will be served during the event, with wine tasting from the Prairie Creek Winery and live music from Joan McKee. We expect to auction almost 200 purses, accessories and wine-related items at this event with something for every budget.

Younker’s will provide a fashion show and door prizes throughout the evening. Gene Graves will serve as Celebrity Auctioneer for a few select items.

Please attend this community event. Stop by for a glass of wine, browse the many items available and meet other women in our community. Funds raised at this event will support programs of the YWCA including financial literacy for children, families and women in crisis.

Tickets are $15 prior to the event or $20 at the door. Special reserved, preferred seating tickets will be available (table of 8 for $200) and includes early admission, a special raffle drawing and table perks for all those with these tickets.

Tickets can be purchased at the YWCA for preferred seating and call 384-9922 with questions.

Address: 211 E Fonner Park Rd , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-9922 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 308-675-1237
Email: adult.programs@ywca-gi.org
Web: www.ywca-gi.org
Fee: varies

21Sommerfest - German celebration that includes ethnic foods, beverages and free entertainment in a shaded courtyard. 11:30am-4pm.

Address: Liederkranz, 401 W. First St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-9337 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fredgloria@hamilton.net
Web: www.giliederkranz.com
Fee: Free

July

41890s Independence Day Celebration - Railroad Town Parade, band concert, patriotic program, cherry pie eating contest, children's games and plenty of old-fashioned American fun. 10am-5pm.

Address: Stuhr Museum, 3133 W. Hwy 34 , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-385-5316 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@stuhrmuseum.org
Web: www.stuhrmuseum.org
Fee: $10 adults, $8 children

4Moo-Claw - Moo-Claw is Grand Island's signature surf and turf event, featuring delicious grilled Nebraska steaks and fresh lobster flown in from the East coast. The mid-July event has been Heartland United Way's largest fundraiser for nearly 10 years and is attended by about 700 community members annually. Each year, United Way invites local or regional musicians to provide live entertainment. Event begins at 6:30pm.

Address: Fonner Park , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-2675 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@heartlanduway.com
Web: www.heartlandunitedway.org
Fee: Tickets start at just $25

9 - 13Hall County Fair - 4-H exhibits, carnival, live entertainment and more.

Address: Fonner Park, 700 E. Stolley Park Rd , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 402-845-2947 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.hallcountyfair.com
Fee: Free

13Grand Island Art in the Park - Day of fun for the entire family. Fine arts show and sale, great food, live entertainment and children's creative center. 9am-5pm.

Address: Stolley Park, Stolley Park Rd & Blaine St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-8589 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitgrandisland.com
Fee: Free to the Public

17NE0410011e059 - Grand IslandYWCA of Grand Island's Annual Garden Walk - This annual event is your chance to view seven of Grand Island's finest gardens!
Vendors will also be available to assist as you plan your own garden.

Also features a lunch of walking tacos, lemonade and homemade dessert!

Tickets are on sale now at Ace Hardware, Country Greenery, Earl May, Lewis Greenscape, Skagway and YWCA.

Viewing hours are 10am-2pm and 4pm-8pm.

Address: Grand Island NE , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-9922 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 308-675-1237
Email: adult.programs@ywca-gi.org
Web: www.ywca-gi.org
Fee: $15-$20, day of show

18 - 20Conestoga Mall Arts & Crafts Show - Many new items shown at our arts and craft show throughout the common area. Vendor space available, for more information contact the mall office. 10am-9pm.

Address: Conestoga Mall, 3404 W. 13th St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-7463 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: shopconestogamall.com

19Ghosts, Crimes and Urban Legends - The darker side of Hall County history is told through both myth and historical fact during this evening event aimed at adults. Be ready to see your community in a different light. 6-9 p.m.

Address: Stuhr Museum, 3133 W. Hwy 34 , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-385-5316 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@stuhrmuseum.org
Web: www.stuhrmuseum.org
Fee: $10 adults, $8 children and FREE for Stuhr Museum members.

August

9Annual Duck Derby - The duck derby is a fund raising event that has grown into a community festival. Duck adoptions will be available for $5 each. The winners will receive prizes valued between $100 and $2,500. Proceeds benefit Leadership Tomorrow and Youth Leadership Tomorrow. There will be children's games, activities and food vendors. Doors open at 8:30AM and the duck derby begins at 10AM. Families can enjoy FREE carnival type games with prizes. Area organizations also provide activities such as an obstacle course and large blow-up jumper. Come take your picture with our giant duck, take a chance at winning great prizes and let your children enjoy a fun morning in a wonderful facility. 8:30 am to 11:00 am

Address: Island Oasis Water Park , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-9210 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jworthington@leadershiptomorrow.com
Web: www.leadershiptomorrow.com
Fee: Free to watch

17Vintage & Classic Wheels Annual Car Show - 9am-4pm. See website for more information.

Address: Stolley Park , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-7106 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: webpages.charter.net/rat/vcwheels
Fee: Free

September

30Annual Bill Seymour Half Marathon - Over 130 volunteers made this happen. 1/2 Marathon, 5K, Kids 1 mile fun run. The course will lead participants through the flat and shady residential streets of Grand Island and on the hike and bike path. 7:00 am to 11:00 am

Address: Fonner Park , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-395-9622 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fitness@giymca.org
Web: www.giymca.org
Fee: $10-$25

9 - 11Husker Harvest Days - The western corn belt's leading agricultural showcase and the area's largest and most complete farm show. Shuttle available from Conestoga Mall.

Address: 7 mi. N.W. of Grand Island , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 402-489-9331 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.huskerharvestdays.com

14Annual Shootout at Flat Water - Cowboy action shooting event. Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun, 10am-3pm; Mon, 9am-Noon.

Address: Rifle Club, 4692 W. Potash Hwy , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-687-6295 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: girifleclub@aol.com
Web: www.grandislandrifleclub.com
Fee: Free

14The Running of the Wieners - Back by "pupular" demand, this year's race features Little Smokies (under age 1), Frankfurters (ages 1-5), and Senior Sausages (over age 5). 12:30pm.

Address: Platt Duetsche Society, 1315 W. Anna St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-0586 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.thepd.net

20Harvest Festival - Enjoy harvest demonstrations, specialty food, games, work your way through our grass maze, see cooking demonstrations and pick your very own pumpkin from our pumpkin patch. 10-4.

Address: Stuhr Museum, 3133 W. Hwy 34 , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-385-5316 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@stuhrmuseum.org
Web: www.stuhrmuseum.org
Fee: Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for children and FREE for Stuhr Museum members.

October

4Holidays in the Heartland Craft & Trade Show - Kick off craft show season and join us for this new show in Grand Island on the first Saturday in October! Holidays in the Heartland will be showcased for the second year out at Fonner Park. Don't miss 200 booths of every kind of craft and product you can imagine. Everything you need to get your Christmas shopping underway. Crafts, products, trades, and all kinds of homemade goodies will keep you busy searching for those perfect things to take home. Free parking; admission fee at door. Sponsored by Community Action Partnership of Mid Nebraska in Kearney. Learn more at facebook.com/midshowpromotions . Show Promoter: Kyla Martin

Address: 700 East Stolley Park Road, Fonner Park Exhibition Bldg , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-440-0153 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 308-865-5681
Email: kmartin@mnca.net
Web: www.communityactionmidne.com
Fee: $2 at the door

10 - 12NE0410011e051 - Grand IslandNebraska State Twin Association Convention - The yearly Nebraska State Twins Convention will be held in Grand Island during at the Howard Johnson. We will have discounted room rates for the dates of the convention and will mail out information in a newsletter in August or September. To be added to our mailing list please send your address info or e-mail contact information to Diana Kotas at diana_kotas@yahoo.com or check out our website. Some activities include a Saturday morning group picture, games, twin judging contest, a visit to the local Stuhr Museum, silent auction, and a Saturday evening banquet. There will be a guest speaker and social time throughout the weekend.
There will be activities for all ages - join in the fun!

Address: Howard Johnson, Grand Island, NE , Grand Island, Nebraska
Email: diana_kotas@yahoo.com
Web: www.netwins.org
Fee: $12 adult $5 children - Membership dues

12Fall Bridal Expo - Plan your Wedding - visit with wedding professionals, attend workshops, see great style shows, have your hair done by professionals, and WIN fabulous prizes. Get your updated copy of the Nebraska Wedding Guide! 1-4:00pm.

Address: Fonner Park Concourse , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-6203 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@nebraskaweddingguide.com
Web: www.nebraskaweddingguide.com
Fee: Free Admission

17 - 18All Hallows Evenings - See the spooks of Railroad Town, listen to scary stories, visit the Haunted Field, play games, grab some treats on the Treat Trail, and wear your costume as kids of all ages are welcome! 6-9pm.

Address: Stuhr Museum, 3133 W. Hwy 34 , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-385-5316 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@stuhrmuseum.org
Web: www.stuhrmuseum.org
Fee: $8 for adults and $6 for children and FREE for members

17 - 20Conestoga Mall Arts & Crafts Show - Time to decorate for fall or some special gifts at our annual fall arts & craft show. Vendor space available contact mall office for information. 10am-9pm.

Address: Conestoga Mall, 3404 W. 13th St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-7463 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: shopconestogamall.com
Fee: Free

25 - 26Gun Show - Sat- Sun, 10am-5pm.

Address: Fonner Park , 700 E. Stolley Park Rd , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-381-4457 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: girifleclub@aol.com
Web: www.grandislandrifleclub.com
Fee: $3.00

November

22 - 24La Camerata Madrigal Singers Merry Olde Yuletide - Royal guests are transported to a 16th Century castle. Elizabethan Christmas with costumed performers, music, merriment and a medieval feast.

Address: 6:30pm spirits, dinner begins at 7pm , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-384-4776 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@lacamerata.org
Web: www.lacamerata.org

December

29 - 14NE0410011e039 - Grand IslandSinging Christmas Tree - Concert and drama presenting the life of Christ.
Sat, 5:00 & 7:30pm; Sun, 4:00 & 6:30pm.

Address: Evangelical Free Church, 2609 S. Blaine St , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-382-1898 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@giefc.org
Web: www.giefc.org
Fee: Suggested donation: $6.00. Please, no children under the age of 5.

1 - 30Fantasy of Trees - Experience the wonder of the Christmas Tree at this beautiful display of over 50 themed & lavishly decorated Christmas trees filling both levels of the Stuhr Building.

Address: Stuhr Museum, 3133 W. Hwy 34 , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-385-5316 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@stuhrmuseum.org
Web: www.stuhrmuseum.org
Fee: Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Stuhr Museum members are admitted free.
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6 - 14Christmas Past & Present - Take a magical walk through time on a lantern-lit visit to Railroad Town and the nearby rural communities. Meet Father Christmas, enjoy the smells of holiday cooking, hear a seasonal melody, and experience all of the sights, smells and sounds...and the spirit of Christmas! 6-9pm. First Saturday and second Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 2-5 pm.

Address: Stuhr Museum, 3133 W. Hwy 34 , Grand Island, Nebraska
Ph: 308-385-5316 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@stuhrmuseum.org
Web: www.stuhrmuseum.org
Fee: $5 adults, $3 ages 7-12


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