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Upcoming Events in Niobrara Nebraska


January

14 St. Williams Catholic Church Soup/Sandwich Luncheon - Serving chili, potato soup, taverns, hotdogs, desserts - all you can eat.
11am to 1pm.

Ph: 402-857-3438 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com

February

3 Annual Soup Cook-off - Soup Cook-Off 11a.m.-1p.m.
Come to eat, and prizes for soups.

Ph: 402-857-3300 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com
Fee: $15 registration fee; $5.00 all you can eat.

April

7 - 8 Annual Bargain Buyway - 2 days of bargains follow the trail from Hwy. 12/14 at Niobrara west to Butte, then down to Atkinson follow the towns to Hwy. 14 and work your way back to Niobrara!
There is food, crafts, auctions, rummage sales and more.

Ph: 402-857-3565 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com

June

25 - 27 Annual Bridging the Shores Celebration - First weekend in June. Come to Niobrara, Where the Niobrara river ends and the Missouri bends!

Friday -- 6:00 p.m. - Car Cruisin' w/ KK93, Kiddie Parade- Wild West theme, Coin Toss, Live Music at Jimmy Deans' Lounge

Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - Car Wash, Car Show, 10:00 a.m. - Cutest Kids Contest, Bake Sale, Museum open honoring 100 yrs. w/ Great Plains Communications, Book Fair, Remote Control Car Races, Noon - Hot Dog Eating Contest, Hot Dog Lunches, Inflatable fun, snow cones, and cotton candy, 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Shopping Spree in the Hall - 2:00 p.m. - Road Rally, 5:00 -7:00 p.m. Billie Bob's BBQ, 9:00 p.m. - Street Dance - 10:00 p.m. Crowning King and Queen

Sunday - 9:00 a.m. - Ecumenical Church Service in Lutheran church, Pancakes and Sausage at Lutheran Fellowship Hall - sponsored by Amer. Legion, 11:00 a.m. Duck Float, Museum open, Food Special at Two Rivers Saloon, 1:00 p.m. - Parade - 100 years w/ Great Plains Communications, Car Club activities to follow parade.

Ph: 402-857-3515 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com

July

23 Alumni Reunion - Start making plans to attend the annual alumni reunion. It's time to renew those friendships and reminisce about the good old days at NHS! A tour of the old building will quickly bring back a store of memories. Honored classes have sent invitations and have begun making plans with classmates!!

Saturday:

4:00 pm to 6:45 pm - Registration at school gym
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm - Social Hour at the WFLA Hall
7:00 pm - Banquet in the school gym
9:00 pm - FREE dance at the WFLA Hall

Sunday church services with coffee and rolls.

Ph: 402-857-3323 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com

August

28 City-wide Garage Sales - Annual Town Wide Rummage sales, every year, 1st weekend in August.

Ph: 402-857-3546 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com

3 - 5 Ponca Indian Pow Wow - Ponca Tribe of Nebraska pow wow celebration. Includes traditional singing, dancing and food.

Address: Pow Wow Grounds, 5 mi. S.W. of town , Niobrara, Nebraska
Ph: 402-857-3519 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com
Fee: Free

November

27 Presbyterian Church Octoberfest Turkey Supper - First Saturday of deer season. Presbyterian Church annual Fall supper with Turkey and all the trimmings, also a Country Store.

Ph: 402-857-3457 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com

December

24 Annual Christmas Craft Fair - Annual Christmas Craft Fair, quilt raffle, VFW raffle, Kids activities and a visit with Santa, Soup/sandwich lunches available, poinsettias for sale, lots of drawings for prizes! First Saturday.
To book a table at the craft fair - Betty-402-857-3515

Ph: 402-857-3565 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.niobrarane.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

National Register Sites in Knox County

Bloomfield - Pospeshil Theater (1906): Elaborate pressed tin ceiling, fanciful woodwork.

- Carnegie Library: Being transformed into a museum. 402-373-4771

Center - Knox County Courthouse (1935

Niobrara, NE National Register


Sage Brothers Memorial

The Sage Brothers Memorial plaque was originally placed at the entrance to Sage Brothers Memorial Field. In 1999 it was moved to downtown Niobrara, just north of the Niobrara Mall.

Niobrara, NE Memorials

Niobrara Railroad Bridge - NHR

The old railroad bridge northwest of Niobrara provides a walking bridge from Niobrara to the Niobrara State Park. It was built in 1929 as a replacement for a 1902

Niobrara, NE National Register

Chief Standing Bear

Ponca Chief Standing Bear merely wanted to fulfill a promise; instead, he became part of one of the West's most famous trials. The Chief's son, like many of his tribe, had taken ill after being forced onto a reservation in Oklahoma. On his deathbed, the son uttered a final wish:

Niobrara, NE Indian Heritage

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