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Upcoming Events in Holdrege Nebraska


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Farmers Market - JUNE - SEPTEMBER - Farmers Market and entertainment every Thursday from 5:00 - 7:30 P.M. on the Courthouse Lawn.

Ph: 308-995-4444 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@holdregechamber.com
Web: www.holdregechamber.com

June

12 - 13NE0419015e002 - Holdrege Midsommarfest - Holdrege Swedish Days - 8:00 am-Sunset EVERY DAY (Thursday - Sunday)—Skydive Atlas Offering Tandem Jumps at Brewster Field. More information and appointments available at skydiveatlas.com. (Contact Sean Tillery at skydiveatlas@gmail.com for more information.)

Friday

11:00 am—Holdrege Public School Foundation Golf Tournament at the Holdrege Country Club (Contact HPS Central Office at 995-8663 or click here for more information.)

Noon—Svenska Lunch at the Phelps County Senior Center, hosted by the Tre Kronor Society.

1:30 pm-3:00 pm—Games on the Courthouse Lawn, hosted by First National Bank (Contact First National Bank at 995-4411 for more information.)

5:30 pm-6:30 pm—Kiwanis Kids Fishing Contest at the North Park Lake (Contact Cindy Jackson at 991-3680 for more information.)

8:30 pm—Holdrege All Class Alumni Reunion at Gutterz, hosted by the Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. (More information available here. Contact the Chamber at 995-4444 with questions.)

Saturday

7:00 am-10:00 am & noon-2:00 pm—Young Eagle Flights for Kids Ages 8-17 (Free) & Helicopter Rides for All Ages at the Holdrege Airport (Helicopter rides are $50/person. Contact Dan Powers at dan.powers@ilsbeef.com for more information.)

7:00 am—Silver Run at North Park, hosted by the Phelps Memorial Health Center (Contact PMHC at 995-2211 or click here for more information.)

10:00 am—Parade (Contact the Chamber for more information at 995-4444. Registration form available here.)

11:00 am-4:00 pm—Street Festival on West Avenue (Contact the Chamber for more information at 995-4444. Registration form for vendors available here.)

11:00 am-4:00 pm—Art Show on the Courthouse Lawn (Contact the Chamber at 995-4444 for more information.)

11:00 am-2:00 pm—Face Painting and Water Available at Great Western Bank (Contact Great Western Bank at 995-6531.)

11:00 am-3:00 pm—Car Show on 5th and East Avenue (Contact the Heartland Cruisers at 991-1746 for more information.) Registration begins at 8:00 am.

11:00 am-4:00 pm--Hospitality Center at Spirit of Grace Church for eating, drinking, and relaxing. Ole and Lena photo op, local art exhibition, air conditioned. (For more information, contact Spirit of Grace Church at 995-8019).

Noon-2:00 pm—Homemade Ice Cream and Brownie Social at the Phelps County Senior Center. A free will donation will be accepted. (Contact Denise Smith at 995-5345 for more information.)

2:00 pm—Citizens for Bronze Art Dedication of George Lundeen’s Bronze "Joy of Music" at the Tassel (Contact Sheila Tringe at 995-4423 for more information.)

2:00 pm-8:00 pm—Holdrege Chamber Ribfest & Beer Garden on West Avenue (Contact the Chamber at 995-4444 for more information. Entry form and rules available here.)

Ph: 308-995-4444 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@holdregechamber.com
Web: www.holdregechamber.com

12 - 13 Dala Days - During Dala Days, “Dala Horses” will be on display throughout Holdrege. The Dala Horse is a popular souvenir and recognized as an unofficial symbol of Sweden. Shoppers have the chance to win $100 in Chamber Bucks by shopping at participating businesses from June 1 through June 18.

A Dala Days card will be given to customers at participating businesses, which is stamped when purchases are made. After $100 of purchases the card can be filled out and entered in the drawing. Each business will have a box for them to be placed in or they can be dropped off at the Chamber office.

Winners will be announced during the Swedish Days Parade. All winners will receive $100 in Chamber Bucks which they can pick up at the announcer’s stand immediately following the parade or at My Fair Lady’s Fashions/Americana Plus. Unclaimed winners will be notified the following week, and Chamber Bucks can be picked up at the Chamber office.

If you are a business and would like to take part and/or support this successful event, please click here for more information.

Ph: 308-995-4444 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@holdregechamber.com
Web: www.holdregechamber.com

13NE0419015e009 - Holdrege Silver Run - Phelps Memorial Health Center joins with the YMCA of the Prairie of Holdrege, Family Medical Specialties and High Plains Clinic in organizing the annual Silver Run to promote wellness and physical fitness for men and women of all ages. The race is conducted in conjunction with Holdrege's Swedish Days Celebration.

Race brochures will be available after May 10, and may be obtained by contacting Keri Berry, Director of Public Relations and Education. - (below)



The annual event includes men's and women's races at the following distances: 10K run, 5K run, 2 mile run, and 2 mile walk.

All courses are USA Track and Field Sanctioned and Certified. All proceeds raised for the race will be donated to the YMCA of the Prairie in Holdrege.

Early registration is $25 per person through midnight on Thursday, June 19.

Beginning on Friday, June 20, the registration is $30 per participant.


T-shirts and packets will be available for pick-up at Phelps Memorial the evening of Friday, June 20.

Trophies are awarded to the 1st place finishers in each event, in addition, medals are awarded to the top finishers in each of these age categories for men and women:

15 and under
16 to 19
20 to 24
30 to 34
35 to 39
40 to 49
50 to 59
60 and over

Address: North Park , Holdrege, Nebraska
Ph: 308-995-2948 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: klberry@phelpsmemorial.com
Web: www.phelpsmemorial.com/About/SilverRun.aspx
Fee: YES

13 Heartland Cruisers Show and Shine Car Show - The Heartland Cruisers' Swedish Days Show & Shine is held on Saturday in conjunction with the Swedish Festival - Midsommarfest. 1 PM to 4 PM, Trophies at 3:30. Those showing cars will be admitted free to the street dance that evening beginning at 5:00.

Ph: 308-995-5120 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bkdaf72@atcjet.net
Web: www.holdregechamber.com
Fee: $10 registration

July

18 - 23 Phelps County Fair - Last Week - 4-H Competition & Exhibits.
Sunday - Family Night Singing
Monday - Free BBQ, Carnival Rides
Wednesday - Demolition Derby sponsored by the Heartland Cruisers Car Club

For more information and schedule of events go to link below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/phelps-county-fairgrounds/2019-phelps-county-fair/255022998491622/

Address: Fairgrounds, 1308 2nd St , Holdrege, Nebraska
Ph: 308-995-6319 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.holdregechamber.com

December

5 - 6NE0419015e008 - Holdrege Holdrege Gun Show - 150+ Tables of Gun items for sale or trade (New and Used) 80% Gun items. Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 9am-4pm.

Address: Phelps County Ag Center, 1308 S. 2nd St , Holdrege, Nebraska
Ph: 308-991-7168 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: holdregegunshow@hotmail.com
Web: www.facebook.com/HoldregeSilhouetteGunClub/
Fee: YES

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Phelps County Courthouse

The railroad offered a city block to the citizens of Holdrege if they would build a courthouse. The ambitious merchants promptly provided the funds and the cornerstone was dedicated on October 10, 1884. Subsequently, the voters approved removal of the county seat to Holdrege on November 11

Holdrege, NE Historic Courthouses




Bronze Sculpture

Greeting visitors to Holdrege is the beautiful 12' bronze sculpture, "Promise of the Prairie", by native artist, George Lundeen. It is a promise for today and tomorrow; The promise that living in Phelps County is a good life with room to grow and laugh and love.

Holdrege, NE Arts

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