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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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11/17/2017

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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11/17/2017

Art Market at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum

Shop local artisans for all your holiday gift buying needs as you support the International Quilt Study Center & Museum....

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N. 33rd Street
Website: IQSCMFriends.org
Phone: (402) 440-3127
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11/17/2017

Battle of the Bartenders Fundraiser

November 17th is World Prematurity Day, and we are excited to be hosting our inaugural fundraising event on this special...

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Venue: The Jasmine Room by Venue
Location: 129 N. 10th Street
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11/17/2017

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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11/17/2017

Check Into Cash Blood Drive

Check Into Cash will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, November 17th from 12pm to 6pm.

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Venue: Check Into Cash
Location: 4451 N. 26th Street, Suite 200
Phone: (402) 802-8696
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11/17/2017

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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11/17/2017

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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11/17/2017

Dancing at Lughnasa

When the forces of change threaten to pull apart an Irish family in the 1930s, the five sisters in this award-winning an...

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Venue: NWU Miller Theatre
Location: 5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Phone: (402) 465-2384
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11/17/2017

DelRay Ballroom presents The Johnny Manhattan Orchestra

The Johnny Manhattan Orchestra will perform for your dancing and listening enjoyment on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the...

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Venue: DelRay Ballroom
Location: 817 R Street
Phone: (402) 435-3344
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11/17/2017

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