Complete Event List

  • Thu
    21
    Apr
    2016
    Sun
    24
    Apr
    2016

    Peru College, Peru, NE

    Wappin’ Warf – a Frightful Comedy of Pirates. For tickets and more information contact peru.edu/artsandsciences/event.

  • Fri
    22
    Apr
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    The Icon of American folk music, “The New Christy Minstrels”, under the direction of Randy Sparks open the 26th Season!

  • Sat
    23
    Apr
    2016

    10:00 am213 Main Street, Brownville, NE

    Saturday April 23rd will be the “Grand Opening” for the SAGE MEMORIAL MUSEUM & Brownville Historical Society/Research Center featuring: 59 Rinehart prints taken at 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition in Omaha & Indian Congress; Nebraska Governor Furnas as Indian Agent; Bob & Melva Sage, building donors; Half Breed Tract; displays of various Native American Tribes & more! GRAND OPENING RIBBON CUTTING TOUR OF MUSEUMS – 11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. LUNCH in Town Hall – Free will donation. For more information contact the Brownville Historical Society at brownvillehistoricalsociety.org.

  • Sat
    23
    Apr
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    The Icon of American folk music, “The New Christy Minstrels”, under the direction of Randy Sparks.

  • Sun
    24
    Apr
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    The Icon of American folk music, “The New Christy Minstrels”, under the direction of Randy Sparks.

  • Sat
    30
    Apr
    2016

    8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Indian Cave State Park, Nemaha County, NE

    Morel mile and 5K run – prizes awarded. Registration 7 a.m. / run starts at 8:00 a.m. Pre-register by April 23 for $20, after that date registration is $25. T-shirt and pancake/sausage breakfast included in registration fee. 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. breakfast $5 adults / $3 kids, registration at 9:00 a.m. for mushroom hunt contest – prizes awarded upon check-in at 2 p.m. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Living history demonstrations, Red Bud Hayrack rides, archery shooting, kayaking, kids’ horse rides, Dutch oven cooking demonstrations, hand-on activities for the entire family. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Raptor recovery program. 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fish fry – $9 adults / $6 kids. Half price lifetime youth permit drawing. Visit the Parks online calendar for more information. OutdoorNebraska.org/calendar. Park entry permit required. Nebraska Game & Parks

  • Fri
    20
    May
    2016

    School House Gallery, Brownville, NE

    The Brownville Fine Arts Association proudly presents this preview and behind-the-scenes presentation of Medicine Woman. Peabody-award winner Christine Lesiak is co-producing and directing the documentary with Omaha tribal filmmaker Princella P. Redcorn. What does it take to heal a people? That’s the question at the heart of Medicine Woman, a new one-hour PBS documentary (slated for fall 2016) that interweaves the lives of Native women healers of today with that of the first Native American doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte.

    Several historic buildings including the Schoolhouse Art Gallery, the Gov. Furnas House and the Flatwater Folk Art Museum will be open for an hour or two before each program. The presentations are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.After the presentations, the audience is encouraged to walk down Main Street to the Whiskey Run Creek Winery for live music, beginning around 7:30 pm.

  • Fri
    20
    May
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Two of the hottest emerging young artists in the world of cabaret who delighted the Brownville audiences when they both appeared in solo shows two years ago return to perform together! Don’t miss the sounds and talent of Eric Yves Garcia & Carole J. Bufford.

  • Sat
    21
    May
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Two of the hottest emerging young artists in the world of cabaret who delighted the Brownville audiences when they both appeared in solo shows two years ago return to perform together! Don’t miss the sounds and talent of Eric Yves Garcia & Carole J. Bufford.

  • Sun
    22
    May
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Two of the hottest emerging young artists in the world of cabaret who delighted the Brownville audiences when they both appeared in solo shows two years ago return to perform together! Don’t miss the sounds and talent of Eric Yves Garcia & Carole J. Bufford.

  • Sat
    28
    May
    2016
    Mon
    30
    May
    2016

    DailyBrownville, NE

    Over 300 vendors participate in this annual event. Three full days to antique, shop, eat and enjoy yourself in the village of Brownville, NE! For further information contact the Brownville Historical Society – brownvillehistoricalsociety.com or (402) 826-6001.

  • Wed
    01
    Jun
    2016
    Wed
    31
    Aug
    2016

    Brownville, NE

    The oldest repertory theatre in Nebraska is preparing for its “50th” season. There is something truly magical about live theatre, for performers and audiences alike. For more information contact brownvillevillagetheatre.com or (402) 825 4121.

  • Wed
    01
    Jun
    2016
    Wed
    31
    Aug
    2016

    Brownville, NE

    2016 Productions: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES – Musical: A cotton-candy colored, nonstop pop musical blast from the past featuring your favorite songs from the 50’s and 60’s; FOREVER PLAID – Musical Review: A revue of the close-harmony “guy groups” (e.g. the Four Aces, The four Freshmen) that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950’s. ARSENIC AND OLD LACE – Farcical Black Comedy: Everything seems normal and serene in the home of spinster sister’s Abby and Martha Brewster. Is something hiding beneath their sweet exterior of grace and lace? MIDSUMMER MINK – Comedy: Brigadier Rayne and his cohort become modern Robin Hoods and soon they are running a meticulously organized receiving system for stolen furs, giving all their profits to charity. Gradually, operations become more and more dangerous and their lives more complicated. IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY – Farce: Just when Dr. David Mortimore, a married neurologist, is warming up for a career-making lecture life takes a turn. This is the beginning of one character after another bounding through doors and swing or slam in the doctors’ lounge at St. Andrew’s Hospital in London.

    Contact the Brownville Village Theatre at brownvillevillagetheatre.com or (402) 825-4121 for dates, times and tickets!

  • Thu
    02
    Jun
    2016
    Tue
    28
    Jun
    2016

    Schoolhouse Art Gallery, Brownville, NE

    Artist Paul High Horse on display.

  • Fri
    10
    Jun
    2016
    Sun
    12
    Jun
    2016

    DailyPeru, NE

    Old Man River Days 2016
    Please click on the picture to enlarge for easier reading.

  • Sat
    11
    Jun
    2016

    Brownville, NE

    For more information contact (402) 825-6632.

  • Fri
    17
    Jun
    2016

    6:00 pmBrownville Methodist Church, Brownville, NE

    A rare musical combination – three lutes – will perform a concert of music from Renaissance England, Italy, France and Germany. The Brownville Methodist Church is the perfect intimate setting for the combination of different sizes and pitches of delicately plucked lutes, from the tiny spritely soprano to the deep sonorous bass lute. Kenneth Bé (Omaha) will perform with Al Williams (Dubuque) and George Moss (Kansas City).

    Several historic buildings including the Schoolhouse Art Gallery, the Gov. Furnas House and the Flatwater Folk Art Museum will be open for an hour or two before each program. The presentations are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.After the presentations, the audience is encouraged to walk down Main Street to the Whiskey Run Creek Winery for live music, beginning around 7:30 pm.

  • Sat
    18
    Jun
    2016

    2 p.m. – 8 p.m.Indian Cave State Park – Nemaha County, NE

    **NEW EVENT** Native American dancers, singers and drummers will perform and give presentations. Audience participation is welcomed and lawn chairs suggested. For more information contact (402) 883-2575 or ngpc.indian.cave@nebraska.gov or OutdoorNebraska.org.

  • Sat
    18
    Jun
    2016
    Sun
    19
    Jun
    2016

    DailyJohnson, NE

    For more information call (402) 868 5305.

  • Fri
    24
    Jun
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    In Tributes to Elton John and to Linda Ronstadt -This very popular rock band, Saucy Jack Band, returns to the Brownville stage from Kansas City in two separate interpretations of the music of two unequaled rock music greats.

  • Sat
    25
    Jun
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    In Tributes to Elton John and to Linda Ronstadt -This very popular rock band, Saucy Jack Band, returns to the Brownville stage from Kansas City in two separate interpretations of the music of two unequaled rock music greats.

  • Sun
    26
    Jun
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    In Tributes to Elton John and to Linda Ronstadt -This very popular rock band, Saucy Jack Band, returns to the Brownville stage from Kansas City in two separate interpretations of the music of two unequaled rock music greats.

  • Mon
    04
    Jul
    2016

    All DayBrownville, NE

    For more information contact (402) 825-3591.

  • Thu
    14
    Jul
    2016
    Sun
    17
    Jul
    2016

    DailyNemaha County Fair Ground, Auburn, NE

    For more information contact nemahacountyfair.org.

  • Fri
    15
    Jul
    2016

    6:00 pmSchoolhouse Gallery, Brownville, NE

    Until 1997 systematic archeological investigations of African American sites had not been conducted in Nebraska. With the encouragement of Omaha historian Pat Kennedy, Bozell, Associate Director – Archaeology Division at the Nebraska State Historical Society and fellow archaeologists initiated a pilot project. Society staff and volunteers, conducted several days of exploratory excavation at the Benton Aldrich site and in the hills above Brownville in Nemaha County. Research questions being addressed involve architecture, socioeconomic status, subsistence practices, and material culture.

    Several historic buildings including the Schoolhouse Art Gallery, the Gov. Furnas House and the Flatwater Folk Art Museum will be open for an hour or two before each program. The presentations are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. After the presentations, the audience is encouraged to walk down Main Street to the Whiskey Run Creek Winery for live music, beginning around 7:30 pm.

  • Fri
    15
    Jul
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    A Brownville favorite, Joe Cartright, returns to Brownville featuring a new face with Molly Hammer and talent from the top spots in Kansas City.

  • Sat
    16
    Jul
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    A Brownville favorite, Joe Cartright, returns to Brownville featuring a new face with Molly Hammer and talent from the top spots in Kansas City.

  • Sun
    17
    Jul
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    A Brownville favorite, Joe Cartright, returns to Brownville featuring a new face with Molly Hammer and talent from the top spots in Kansas City.

  • Sat
    30
    Jul
    2016

    11:00 amVillage of Nemaha, Nebraska

    Dedication Ceremony for Nemaha Memorial Project – Nemaha School – Nemaha Village – Old Settlers Picnic. Reunite with classmates and friends to share your memories and enjoy this special day. Luncheon Special available at the local restaurants. Evening Entertainment – Band.

  • Sat
    30
    Jul
    2016

    Noon – 7:00 p.m.Indian Cave State Park, Nemaha County, NE

    Craft fair, visit with Santa, kids’ crafts, horse drawn sleigh rides, food vendors, half-price youth lifetime permit drawing, pioneer Christmas stories, games for the whole family and outdoor movie at amphitheater 9:15 p.m. “Dr. Seuss” How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

  • Fri
    12
    Aug
    2016
    Sat
    13
    Aug
    2016

    Fair Ground, Auburn, NE

    For more information contact (402) 274-9411.

  • Fri
    12
    Aug
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville, Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    You loved Nora Jane’s past Brownville performance as a member of ‘Bearfoot’. She returns to Brownville with a new partner, a duo that presents the best of the world of Bluegrass Music.

  • Sat
    13
    Aug
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville, Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    You loved Nora Jane’s past Brownville performance as a member of ‘Bearfoot’. She returns to Brownville with a new partner, a duo that presents the best of the world of Bluegrass Music.

  • Sun
    14
    Aug
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville, Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    You loved Nora Jane’s past Brownville performance as a member of ‘Bearfoot’. She returns to Brownville with a new partner, a duo that presents the best of the world of Bluegrass Music.

  • Fri
    19
    Aug
    2016

    6:00 pmSchoolhouse Gallery, Brownville, NE

    Cherrie Beam-Callaway is a native Nebraska storyteller with the Nebraska Humanities Council; she has been making history come alive for 35 years, giving programs to over 95,000 children and adults. For this program, Cherrie will be in character as “Mariah Monahan,” an immigrant to Nebraska from Ireland in the mid-19th century. Based on historical fact, Mariah captivates the audience in a dramatic rendition. You’ll be transported in time, sailing the ocean, riding the wagon trail, feeling the loneliness and fighting prairie fires. Laugh and cry with stories of successful crops, dancing, hard work, losing loved ones and most importantly, becoming an American.

    Several historic buildings including the Schoolhouse Art Gallery, the Gov. Furnas House and the Flatwater Folk Art Museum will be open for an hour or two before each program. The presentations are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. After the presentations, the audience is encouraged to walk down Main Street to the Whiskey Run Creek Winery for live music, beginning around 7:30 pm.

  • Mon
    29
    Aug
    2016

    Auburn Memorial Library – Auburn, NE

  • Sat
    03
    Sep
    2016

    Noon -9:00 p.m.Indian Cave State Park – Nemaha County, NE

    Fish Fry Noon to 1:30 – Catfish drink and dessert $9/adults & $6/kids 12 & under. FIREWORKS DISPLAY – 9:00 p.m.

  • Fri
    09
    Sep
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    One of New York’s favorite performers, T. Oliver Reid, brings a new solo show to Brownville. Brownville audiences have enjoyed him in two of the past Christmas Galas – time to see and hear him solo!

  • Sat
    10
    Sep
    2016

    Steamboat Trace Trail Head, Peru, NE

    For more information – perunebraska.org.

  • Sat
    10
    Sep
    2016

    Brownville River Inn Resort

  • Sat
    10
    Sep
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    One of New York’s favorite performers, T. Oliver Reid, brings a new solo show to Brownville. Brownville audiences have enjoyed him in two of the past Christmas Galas – time to see and hear him solo!

  • Sun
    11
    Sep
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    One of New York’s favorite performers, T. Oliver Reid, brings a new solo show to Brownville. Brownville audiences have enjoyed him in two of the past Christmas Galas – time to see and hear him solo!

  • Fri
    16
    Sep
    2016

    6:00 pmSchool House Gallery, Brownville, NE

    The notorious Jesse James typically isn’t thought of in connection with Nebraska, but the outlaw was here. Nebraska was where he could find family and friends. It was where he could plan amazing robberies, make a recovery or an escape, and even sit for a photograph – his most famous. Some even say he started a family and wanted to buy a farm here! Author Jeff Barnes will share what’s known of the truth, the fiction, and the legend of Jesse James in Nebraska.

    Several historic buildings including the Schoolhouse Art Gallery, the Gov. Furnas House and the Flatwater Folk Art Museum will be open for an hour or two before each program. The presentations are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.After the presentations, the audience is encouraged to walk down Main Street to the Whiskey Run Creek Winery for live music, beginning around 7:30 pm.

  • Sat
    24
    Sep
    2016
    Sun
    25
    Sep
    2016

    DailyBrownville, NE

    Over 300 vendors participate in this annual event. Two days to antique, shop, eat and enjoy yourself in the village of Brownville, NE! For more information contact the Brownville Historical Society – brownvillehistoricalsociety.com or (402) 826-6001.

  • Sun
    25
    Sep
    2016

    11a.m.-5 p.m.Nemaha Valley Museum, 1423 19th St. Auburn, NE

    The Nemaha Valley Museum is on the south side of historic Courthouse Square. The attractive display depicts the history of the area in three building and a courtyard. The “Living History Days” event is observed on the last Sunday in September. For more information contact – nemahavalleymuseum.org or (402) 274 2608.

  • Fri
    30
    Sep
    2016
    Sun
    02
    Oct
    2016

    DailyNemaha County – Highway 136

    Trail of Treasures (1)

    Trail of Treasures (2)
    Please click on the picture to enlarge for easier reading.

  • Sat
    01
    Oct
    2016
    Sun
    30
    Apr
    2017

    Peru State College

    For performance dates and more information go to peru.edu/artsandsciences/event.

  • Sat
    01
    Oct
    2016

    All DayNemaha County Fair Ground, Auburn, NE

    For more information contact (402) 274 7650.

  • Sat
    08
    Oct
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Star of Broadway as Eliza Doolittle in “My Fair Lady” and “Light in the Piazza”, when Christine takes the stage it lights up! Christine brings her new show “Be-Mused” to delight you as she did in a past Brownville season.

  • Sat
    08
    Oct
    2016
    Sun
    09
    Oct
    2016

    DailyBrownville, NE

    For more information contact Brownville Historical Society at bronwvillehistoricalsociety.com or (402) 825-3982.

  • Sat
    08
    Oct
    2016
    Sat
    22
    Oct
    2016

    DailyIndian Cave State Park, Nemaha, County, NE

    October 8th, 15th and 22nd. Pumpkin roll, costume contest, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides: $8/adult, $6/child (4-12), age 3 & under free. Food vendors. Purchase tickets in advance beginning October 1st by phone or walk-in. Volunteer ghosts needed – sing-up in advance at office or call (402) 883 2575. For more information go to outdoornebraska.ne.gov.

  • Sun
    09
    Oct
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Star of Broadway as Eliza Doolittle in “My Fair Lady” and “Light in the Piazza”, when Christine takes the stage it lights up! Christine brings her new show “Be-Mused” to delight you as she did in a past Brownville season.

  • Sun
    13
    Nov
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Rustem returns to Brownville from the Royal Academy of Music in London. His playing in Brownville several years ago resulted in a sold out concert. He is as engaging as a person from the stage as he is an extraordinary pianist.

  • Sat
    03
    Dec
    2016

    Brownville, NE

    For more information contact Brownville Historical Society at brownvillehistoricalsociety.com or (402) 825-3701.

  • Fri
    09
    Dec
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Starring Karen Mason, Stearns Matthews, Lauren Stanford, Christopher Denny. Conceived and Directed by master New York showman Barry Kleinbort.
    This is a phenomenal joining together of top established New York musicians, emerging young talent and a well-known creative director to Celebrate Christmas in the wonderful way Brownville audiences have come to expect.

  • Sat
    10
    Dec
    2016

    7:30 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Starring Karen Mason, Stearns Matthews, Lauren Stanford, Christopher Denny. Conceived and Directed by master New York showman Barry Kleinbort.
    This is a phenomenal joining together of top established New York musicians, emerging young talent and a well-known creative director to Celebrate Christmas in the wonderful way Brownville audiences have come to expect.

  • Sun
    11
    Dec
    2016

    2:00 pmBrownville Concert Hall, Brownville, NE

    Starring Karen Mason, Stearns Matthews, Lauren Stanford, Christopher Denny. Conceived and Directed by master New York showman Barry Kleinbort.
    This is a phenomenal joining together of top established New York musicians, emerging young talent and a well-known creative director to Celebrate Christmas in the wonderful way Brownville audiences have come to expect.

  • Sat
    17
    Dec
    2016

    Whiskey Run Creek, Brownville, NE

    Benefiting the BackPack Program. For more information contact WhiskeyRunCreek.com.

  • Mon
    19
    Dec
    2016

    All DayFair Ground, Auburn, NE

    Nemaha Valley Street Rods hosts it’s 14th Annual Auburn Car Show at the Nemaha County Fair Ground – Auburn, NE. For additional information contact (402) 274-4627.