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Lincoln offers a wide range of events from live concerts, food festivals, and sports to museums, art exhibits, and family fun. Use Lincoln’s event calendar to find the perfect activity for your time in Lincoln. 

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Calendar of Events

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08/31/2016

American Dreams in the Cold War Photo Exhibit

“American Dreams in the Cold War: Photos by Barbara and Ralph Fox” features mid-century moments including news, commerci...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-3499
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08/31/2016

Canoeing at Holmes Lake

Get outside and enjoy paddling your own canoe on Holmes Lake. Lincoln Parks & Recreation staff will teach you how to pro...

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Venue: Holmes Park & Lake
Location: 70th & Normal Blvd.
Phone: (402) 441-7959
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08/31/2016

Don't Think Twice

Opening at The Ross on Friday, August 26, DON'T THINK TWICE offers a bittersweet look at the comedian's life that's as g...

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Venue: Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
Location: 313 N. 13th Street
Website: www.TheRoss.org
Phone: (402) 472-5353
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08/31/2016

Elin Noble: Vox Stellarum

The layered and suspended installation of Elin Noble's itajim-dyed silk organza panels creates a dynamic yet meditative ...

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Venue: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
Location: 35th and Holdrege Streets
Phone: (402) 472-2911
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08/31/2016

Havelock Farmers' Market

Our mission is to encourage the purchase and enjoyment of local food. We offer location to small family-farmers and ranc...

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Venue: Historic Havelock
Location: 6220 Havelock Avenue
Phone: (402) 613-0088
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08/31/2016

Indignation

Opening at The Ross on Friday, August 19, INDIGNATION proves it's possible to put together an engaging Philip Roth adapt...

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Venue: Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
Location: 313 N. 13th Street
Website: www.TheRoss.org
Phone: (402) 472-5353
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08/31/2016

Lincoln Community Foundation Garden Performance Series presents Skylark

The Lincoln Community Foundation Garden Performance Series, a 31-year tradition, is preparing for the 2016 series of fre...

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Venue: Lincoln Community Foundation Garden
Location: 1415 N Street
Phone: (402) 477-8008
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08/31/2016

Nebraska’s Enduring Quilt Heritage: New Acquisitions

"Nebraska’s Enduring Quilt Heritage: New Acquisitions” looks at quilts that tell stories of migration, politics, and eve...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-3499
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08/31/2016

Nebraska Unwrapped: Selections from the Collections

“Nebraska Unwrapped: Selections from the Collections”–a wide range of materials the NSHS holds in trust for the people ...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-3499
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08/31/2016

NWU Elder Gallery Exhibit: "In Progress: Illusions and Delusions by Anne Harris"

Harris, who teaches at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, has been reinventing her self-portrait for the last 2...

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Venue: Elder Gallery, Rogers Center for Fine Arts
Location: 50th Street and Huntington Avenue
Phone: (402) 465-2134