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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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06/01/2020

2020 - Remember the Fallen Virtual 21K Run Walk - Lincoln

The Virtual Run Challenge paying tribute to these soldiers we are introducing our first annual Memorial Day Virtual Runn...

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06/01/2020

Lego Build At Home Contest: Back to the Bricks

​Looking for FREE activities to do at home during this time of distancing? Build your own LEGO car at home and enter to ...

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Venue: At Home
Location: At Home
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06/01/2020

Lincoln Scavenger Hunt: Capitol to Campus

Between the Capitol Building and University of Nebraska campus, you'll find an abundance of storied buildings and wondro...

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Venue: Lincoln Capitol
Location: 1445 K Street
Phone: (833) 202-7626
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06/01/2020

Nebraska Unwrapped: Selections from the Collections

Almost 150 objects archeological and historic artifacts connect visitors to the stories of Nebraskans both notable and n...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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06/01/2020

Person of Interest

Exploring nuances in portraiture from the late nineteenth century to today—and testing the very definition of the genre—...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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06/01/2020

Photographers and the Plains Indian

The Photographers and the Plains Indian exhibit was one of the first new exhibits in the Nebraska History Museum after i...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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06/01/2020

Piecing Together the Past Exhibit

Many thousands of people lived their lives in Nebraska. They left no written records and we don't know their names or st...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall, North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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06/01/2020

Sheldon Treasures

Now in its sixth iteration, Sheldon Treasures continues to highlight of some of the museum’s most important and best kno...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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06/01/2020

Small Abstractions: Highlights from Sheldon’s Permanent Collection

Underscoring the distinction of Sheldon’s collection of twentieth-century abstract paintings, this exhibition features s...

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Venue: Sheldon Museum of Art
Location: 12th and R streets
Phone: (402) 472-2461
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06/01/2020

Take Our Picture: Sod House Portraits by Solomon Butcher

Solomon Butcher had a grand plan: to create a photographic record and write down the history of sod house homesteaders i...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4445