Fun Festivals that
bring History Alive

Living History Re-enactments & Native American Pow Wows

SUMMER LONG – 2017

Top Secret: License to Spy

May 20 – September 17

Durham Museum, Omaha, NE
www.DurhamMuseum.org

Dinosaur Safari Exhibit

May 27 – September 3

Omaha Children’s Museum
www.OCM.org

Patriotic Quilt Show

May 3 – December 31

Beth Streeter Aldrich House
Elmwood, NE
www.VisitCassCounty.com

Tempo of Twilight Concert Series

June 20 – August 1

Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE
www.LauritzenGardens.org

Black Holes: Space Warps
& Time Twists Exhibit

April 5 – June 5

Strategic Air Command and
Aerospace Museum
Ashland, NE
www.LauritzenGardens.org

Guided Grounds & Garden
Tour at Arbor Lodge

May 20 – July 22

Arbor Day Lodge,
Nebraska City, NE
www.GoNebraskaCity.com

Sunset & S’mores

June 3 – September 9

Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure,
Nebraska City, NE
www.GoNebraskaCity.com

JULY – 2017

Ft. Atkinson Living History

July 1 – 2

Fort Atkinson State Historic Site
Fort Calhoun, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Saturday in the Park

July 1

Sioux City, IA
www.VisitSiouxCity.org

Salute to Military Families

July 4

Strategic Air Command and
Aerospace Museum
Ashland, NE
www.VisitCassCounty.com

Chamber’s Taste of Plattsmouth

July 5

Plattsmouth, NE
www.VisitCassCounty.com

Tri-State Old Iron Tractor Ride

July 6 – 8

Yankton, SD
www.VisitYanktonSD.com

Jazz on the Green

Thursday nights
July 7 – August 11

Midtown Crossing, Omaha
www.MidtownCrossing.com

National Park Service
All-Day Event

July 8

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Living History Corps Re-enactors

July 9

Lewis & Clark Visitor Center
Nebraska City, NE
www.mrb-LewisandClarkCenter.org

River-Cade 2017

July 14 – 21

Sioux City, IA
www.VisitSiouxCity.org

Becoming an Outdoors Woman

July 14 – 15

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

The Color Run Omaha

July 15

CenturyLink Center, Omaha
www.TheColorRun.com

Railroad Days

July 15 – 16

Omaha, NE
www.VisitOmaha.com

National Park Service RV
Campground Program

July 21

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Rockin’ Rumble

July 21 – 22

Meridian District, Yankton, SD
www.YanktonSD.com

Kite Flying Day

July 22

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Bellevue Riverfest
Community Festival

July 21 – 22

Bellevue, NE
www.GoSarpy.com

NE HWY 66 Concourse
Classic Car Show

July 22 – 23

Strategic Air Command and
Aerospace Museum
Ashland, NE
www.SacMuseum.org

Native Omaha Days 2017

July 31 – August 7

Omaha, NE
www.NativeOmahaClub.org

AUGUST – 2017

Riverboat Days

August 18 – 20

Meridian District,
Yankton, SD
www.YamktonSD.com

Sidney Iowa Rodeo

August 1 – 5

Sidney, IA
www.SidneyIowaRodeo.com

National Park Service RV
Campground Program

August 4

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Family Fun Carnival

August 5

Strategic Air Command and
Aerospace Museum
Ashland, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Urban Scramble Adventure Race

August 5

LaVista, NE
www.GoSarpy.com

Ft. Atkinson Living History

August 5 – 6

Fort Atkinson State Historic Site
Fort Calhoun, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Cass County Fair

August 8 – 12

Weeping Water, NE
www.VisitCassCounty.com

Lewis & Clark Birthday Celebrations

August 10

Lewis & Clark Visitor Center
Nebraska City, NE
www.VisitCassCounty.com

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Powwow

August 11 – 15

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Living History Corps Re-enactors

August 12

Lewis & Clark Visitor Center
Nebraska City, NE
www.mrb-LewisandClarkCenter.org

Greenwood Fun Day

August 19

Greenwood, NE
www.VisitCassCounty.com

Arrows to Aerospace

August 18

Bellevue, NE
www.GoSarpy.com

11th Annual Papillion
Twilight Criterium
Bicycle races, kids’ games, etc.

August 19

Papillion, NE
www.GoSarpy.com

Pillage the Village

August 19

Manley, NE
www.VisitCassCounty.com

Remembering the Lewis
& Clark Expedition

August 20 – 21

Sergeant Floyd Memorial Encampment
Sgt. Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center
Sioux City, IA
www.SiouxCityMuseum.org

Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21

Nebraska City, NE
www.GoNebraskaCity.com

Bash to the Colonies Sailboat Regatta

August 18 – 20

Lewis & Clark Lake
Yankton, SD
www.YanktonSD.com

National Park Service RV
Campground Program

August 25

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Community Picnic

August 26

Avoca, NE
www.VisitcassCounty.com

SEPTEMBER – 2017

National Park Service RV
Campground Program

September 1

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Ft. Atkinson Living History

September 2 – 3

Fort Atkinson State Historic Site
Fort Calhoun, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Spirit of Brownville
Riverboat Cruises

September 7 – 10

Riverview Marina
Nebraska City, NE
www.GoNebraskaCity.com

Lewis & Clark Reunion

September 9 – 10

Lewis & Clark Visitor Center
Nebraska City, NE
www.mrb-LewisandClarkCenter.org

Wabash Trace Marathon

September 9

Imogene, IA

Popcorn Days

September 9

Hamburg, IA

5th Annual Night Owl Rn/Walk

September 9

Niobrara State Park
Niobrara, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Patriot Day

September 11

Strategic Air Command
and Aerospace Museum
Ashland, NE
www.mrb-LewisandClarkCenter.org

Lauritzen Gardens Antique
& Garden Show

September 15 – 17

Lauritzen Gardens
Omaha, NE
www.VisitOmaha.com

Nebraska City
Applejack Festival

September 15 – 17

Lauritzen Gardens
Nebraska City, NE
www.GoNebraskaCity.com

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch
Opening Day

September 15

Papillion, NE
www.GoSarpy.com

13th Annual Missouri River
Outdoor Expo

September 16 – 17

Ponca State Park
Ponca, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

Fall in the Park

September 16

Lewis & Clark Recreation Area
Yankton, SD
www.YanktonSD.com

Fort Atkinson Rendezvous
Outdoor Expo

September 30 – October 1

Fort Atkinson State Historic Site
Fort Calhoun, NE
www.OutdoorNebraska.gov

14th Annual Kingdom
Riverssance Festival

September 30 – October 1

Fort Atkinson State Historic Site
Sioux City, IA
www.VisitSiouxCity.org

This program sponsored and funded in part by the National Park Service Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Sarpy County Visitors Committee, Cass County Tourism (VisitCassCounty.com), the Otoe County Visitors Committee, the Lewis and Clark Missouri River Basin Visitor Center and Visit Yankton.

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