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Upcoming Events in Gordon Nebraska


May

22 - 27 Historic Preservation Week - Second Week.

Ph: 308-282-9972 (Always call and confirm events)

July

21 - 23 Sandhills Original Art Show - Week of July 4th.

Address: Jefco Inn , Gordon, Nebraska
Ph: 308-282-9972 (Always call and confirm events)

4 Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration - Address: Winship Park , Gordon, Nebraska
Ph: 308-282-9972 (Always call and confirm events)

August

3 - 10 Sheridan County Fair & Rodeo - Beginning in 1885, the rodeo now features Nebraska's second largest PRCA rodeo and nationally-known country entertainers as well as 4-H exhibits, school exhibits, food, and all other fair-related events. Third Week after the First Weekend.

Ph: 308-282-1362 (Always call and confirm events)

September

31 - 1 Willow Tree Festival - Second Weekend - Features a variety of entertainment in the parks and community building as lively national, regional and local performers provide continuous entertainment for all ages on three stages. Also featured are arts and crafts, children's activities, roving entertainers, arts and crafts demonstrations, fun and festival foods of all types. Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 10am-5pm.

Address: City Parks, 312 N. Oak St , Gordon, Nebraska
Ph: 308-282-2464 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $9 adults, $2 children

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Mari Sandoz 1896-1966

The fears, the passions, and the distinctive speech of the Western Nebraska homesteader come alive in the writings of Mari Sandoz. She was born on her father's homestead on the Niobrara River in northwestern Nebraska, May 11, 1896

Gordon, NE Famous People

Rushville Museum

The Rushville Museum moved in to the 1890 Armstrong House in 1960

Gordon, NE Museums

Walgren Lake State Recreation Area

Walgren Lake is nestled into the prairie, surrounded by trees and picnic areas. It is known for quiet, primitive camping, good fishing and the legend of the "Walgren Lake Monster." A wheelchair accessible fishing pier introduces 100

Gordon, NE Recreation

Willow Tree Festival

Held each year on the second weekend in September, this is a two day, outdoor event in the city park. The festival features a large variety of live professional entertainment on two stages and amateur entertainment on a third stage. Food and craft booths, childrens'

Gordon, NE Festivals

Old Jules Sandoz Country Tour

This is a do-it-yourself tour around the area in which Jules Sandoz lived and references that are made in some of Mari Sandoz'

Gordon, NE Tours

Things to do near Gordon, NE

Mari Sandoz Heritage Room

Chadron State College Administration Building, 2nd floor. Memorabilia and archives of author Mari Sandoz. Includes a Sandhill...