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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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10/16/2017

2017 Fall Fun Days

Children in elementary school (K-5th grade) can spend a day with friends at the Nature Center. Games, crafts, hayrack ri...

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Venue: Pioneers Park Nature Center
Location: 3201 S. Coddington Ave
Phone: (402) 441-7895
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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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Birthright: A War Story

Opening on Friday, October 13, BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY tells the story of women who have become collateral damage in the...

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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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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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10/16/2017

Brian Haggard: Vintage Visions

Brian Haggard’s Crazy quilt-inspired artwork incorporates rich fabrics, an extensive vocabulary of stitches, and trim mi...

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Venue: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Location: 1523 N 33rd St.
Phone: (402) 472-6549
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Burkholder Project Exhibits October, 2017

First Friday Gallery Walk Reception: October 6th, 5:30 – 8:00 pm Shows run Tuesday, October 3rd through Friday, Octobe...

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Venue: The Burkholder Project
Location: 719 P St.
Phone: (402) 477-3305
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10/16/2017

Capital Jazz Society Fall Series presents Aaron Stroessner Trio

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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10/16/2017

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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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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ghost stories

"ghost stories" is Gallery Nine's October show featuring work by Carol DeVall - mixed media; Vonni Sparks - painting; an...

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Venue: Gallery Nine
Location: 124 S 9th Street
Phone: (402) 477-2822