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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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11/20/2017

2017 NSAA State Football

Twelve high school football teams will compete at Memorial Stadium for the state championships in each of their classes....

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Venue: Memorial Stadium
Location: One Memorial Stadium Drive
Phone: (402) 489-0386
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11/20/2017

Against the Grain: Quilted Leather by Cathy Wiggins

Once a self-described “normal” quilter, Cathy Wiggins started working with leather in 2013, and has pioneered the field ...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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11/20/2017

Block by Block: American Quilts in the Industrial Age

In the 1820s and 1830s, American quilts were increasingly made from pieced blocks—generally squares made up of smaller s...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N. 33rd Street
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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11/20/2017

Capital Jazz Society Fall Series presents Monday Night Big Band

The Capital Jazz Society Fall series will include a great variety of jazz events that occur every Monday, 7:00-9:30 pm a...

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Venue: Cottonwood Café
Location: 440 S. 11th Street
Phone: (402) 477-7899
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11/20/2017

Collecting Nebraska

Features artworks from the permanent collection that depict Nebraska or were created by Nebraska artists. The exhibition...

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Venue: Great Plains Art Museum
Location: 1155 Q St
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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11/20/2017

Collection Critters

All types of Great Plains animals from bison to horses to cranes to dogs will appear in sculpture, prints, photographs, ...

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Venue: Great Plains Art Museum
Location: 1155 Q St
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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11/20/2017

Don't Touch that Dial! Kalamity Kate and the George Churley Puppets

See the puppets and costumes from the 1970s kids' TV program "Kalamity Kate's Cartoon Corral" plus film from original pr...

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Venue: Nebraska History Museum
Location: 131 Centennial Mall North
Phone: (402) 471-4782
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11/20/2017

Gallery 9 November Art Show

"Functionality" Art Show In November, Gallery 9 will feature four artists exploring the concept of functional art. F...

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Venue: Gallery Nine - Art Gallery
Location: 124 S. 9th Street
Website: gallerynine.com
Phone: (402) 477-2822
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11/20/2017

Gateway Mall presents Photos with Santa

Celebrate the holiday with a memorable visit with Santa! He is waiting for you at his workshop and ready to hear all you...

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Venue: Gateway Mall
Location: 6100 O Street
Phone: (402) 464-3196
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11/20/2017

Guts & Glory: A Parasite Story

Guts & Glory: A Parasite Story Opens April 22, 2017 A new temporary exhibit exploring the complex relationships of para...

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Venue: Morrill Hall
Location: 645 N 14th Street (roughly 14th and Vine)
Phone: (402) 472-2642