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Upcoming Events in Niobrara Nebraska


January

10 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

30 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

3 - 4 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

21 - 23 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

19 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

24 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

30 - 1 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

23 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

20 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

Mormon Monument

In 1846 Newell Knight, his family, and a company of Mormons left Nauvoo, Illinois to search out a home in the Rocky Mountains. Due to hardships, the group could not go on and they built a fort of log cabins by the Niobrara

Niobrara, NE Monuments

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

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 Memorial Bridge

The "Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge" over the Missouri River is approximately 3000 feet long and 80 feet high over the river on the South Dakota side. It links

Niobrara, NE Memorials

Devil's Nest

Devil's Nest is a designated scenic area noted as a hideout for Jesse James and other famous outlaws. Rumors have it there is still $30,000 in hidden gold buried in the Devils Nest! In your adventure of reaching this point, you will no doubt understand why this was such a good hiding place.

Niobrara, NE

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