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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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05/24/2015

5 Mile Bridge & Sandy Creek

Join us for the Pla Mor’s famous Country Night featuring 5 Mile Bridge & Sandy Creek. Show starts at 8:00 and goes till ...

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Venue: Pla Mor Ballroom
Location: 6600 West O Street
Phone: (402) 475-4030
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05/24/2015

Assurity Life Insurance | Nebraskan Artist Showcase: Paula Day

Assurity Life Insurance has a rotating artist showcase and for the months of March through May you will be able to admir...

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Venue: Assurity Life Insurance
Location: 2000 Q Street Lincoln Ne
Website: kiechelart.com
Phone: (402) 420-9553
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05/24/2015

Far From The Madding Crowd

Opening at The Ross on Friday, May 22, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD invites tough comparisons to Thomas Hardy's classic no...

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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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05/24/2015

Good Kill

Ethan Hawke stars as a drone pilot fighting the Taliban from the Nevada desert in writer-director Andrew Niccol's timely...

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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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05/24/2015

Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts and Context in the Civil War

When millions of Americans mobilized for war, the very fabric of life was altered. Banners, uniforms, flags and cloth ma...

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Venue: Center for Great Plains Studies
Location: 1155 Q Street, Lincoln, NE
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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05/24/2015

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Native American Art from the Permanent Collection

Inspired by the Standing Bear and the Trail Ahead Symposium, this exhibition examines different forms of artistic expres...

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Venue: The Great Plains Art Museum
Location: 1155 Q Street
Phone: (402) 472-6220
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05/24/2015

LUX Center for the Arts Presents “Delicate Beasts” by Christy Puetz and Ingrid Restemayer

LUX Center for the Arts presents “Delicate Beasts,” an exhibition by Christy Puetz and Ingrid Restemayer. Christy Puet...

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N. 48th Street
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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05/24/2015

LUX Center for the Arts presents “Mug Shots: 7th Annual Juried Cup Show”

LUX Center for the Arts presents “Mug Shots: 7th Annual Juried Cup Show,” featuring the selections of juror Brian Harper...

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Venue: LUX Center for the Arts
Location: 2601 N. 48th Street
Phone: (402) 466-8692
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05/24/2015

May Exhibits at the Burkholder Project

May shows run May 1st - May 29th MAIN GALLERY: 'Found Object Assemblages' - by Julie McCullough; and 'Gatherings & Br...

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Venue: The Burkholder Project
Location: 719 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 477-3305
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05/24/2015

Music Outreach Donation Drive

Donate Now through May 27 to receive a donor match up to $1,000 for the benefit of the LMTA Music Outreach Program From...

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Venue: Lincoln Community Foundation
Location: 215 Centennial Mall South
Phone: (402) 328-0102