Cowboy night

Independent file photo/Andrew Carpenean

Tommy Henson pets an American quarter horse named Lucy while held by Jenna Adam with Lazy K Arena during last year’s Cowboy Night on the 1890 Cleary homestead at Stuhr Museum.

Stuhr to hold ‘Cowboy Night’ on Saturday

Saddle up for an evening of ropin’, cookin’ and country fun during “Cowboy Night” on Saturday, June 8, at Stuhr Museum. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. at the 1890s Clearly Farm complex.

“Cowboy Night” is an evening full of authentic cowboy flavor and country fun. The event includes food cooked over an open campfire, s’mores, old-fashioned games, roping, wood branding, live music and more.

The cost is $8 for adults, $6 for kids and free for Stuhr Museum members.

For more information call (308) 385-5316.

Heartland Salute concert, car show set for Saturday

Heartland Salute, a concert and car show to benefit military and veterans services through Lutheran Family Services, will be held Saturday at Heartland Lutheran High School, 3900 W. Husker Highway. Car show registration starts at noon ($20 per car entry fee); the car show runs from 2 to 6 p.m.

A concert featuring Luke Mills and the Highway Drifters and Dane Louis starts at 7 p.m. General admission concert tickets are $10.

The event is put on by Heartland Lutheran High School.

Loup City’s Polish Days this weekend

LOUP CITY — Polish Days, Loup City’s annual festival, will be held Friday through Sunday in Loup City.

The event includes a parade at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, with the theme “The American Dream.” There will also be a street dance, quilt show, carnival and more.

There will be a Polish food court from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Loup City Community Center. The cost for an adult buffet (12 and up) is $12.

On Friday and Saturday nights there will be a street dance. From 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday, the Mark Vyhlidal Five Piece Polka Band will play. On Saturday, from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. the Sherman County Stringband and 3 Guys Polka will perform. Also on Saturday night there will be a fireworks show when it gets dark.

On Sunday, a dinner theatre and melodrama will be held. Maschka’s Sausage Shop will serve the meal from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Loup City High School Commons Area and then the melodrama will be performed at 1 p.m. in the Loup City High School Theatre. There is an admission charge. The melodrama also will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday.

Rock-It Event Pros Rides and Attractions also will be set up from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information on Polish Days, go to

Ansley celebrating ‘Mardi Gras on Muddy Creek’

ANSLEY — “Mardi Gras on Muddy Creek” is the theme of the 132nd annual Muddy Creek Celebration, which will be held Friday through Sunday in Ansley.

Events include a parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, kids games and activities, food and more.

On Friday, the Martin Auction Company will be hosting hog wrestling from 5:30 to 9 p.m.. From 4 to 7 p.m., there will be an exotic petting zoo.

Then on Saturday, among the events will be tank races on the Muddy Creek. Sign up is at 3 p.m. and races start at 4 p.m.

Wristbands are being sold for admission to events.

Information: Muddy Creek Celebration on Facebook.

Legion holding Ribfest in Central City

CENTRAL CITY — The American Legion’s eighth annual Ribfest, a rib cook-off, will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post #6, 914 H St., Central City.

The cost is $15 per person, $25 per couple, $7 age 12 and younger. Proceeds will benefit local Boys and Girls State representatives and the Law Cadet program.

For information contact Bob Cline, (308) 940-0045; or go to

CornStalk Festival in Cairo this weekend

CAIRO — “There’s No Place Like Home” is the theme for the annual CornStalk Festival, Friday and Saturday in Cairo.

The event includes food, entertainment, a parade at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, kids games and activities, and more. The festival concludes Saturday evening with a street dance featuring the Emmett Bower Band (must be 21 or older).

On Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. there will be free hot dogs and hamburgers provided by SonLight Bible Fellowship Church at Pool Park. From 5:30 to 8 p.m. there will be free swimming at Cairo Pool.

Also on Saturday, there will be a tasting event of local wineries, breweries, distilleries and food. The event is called Beef, Bottles & Bands and will be at the Cairo Community Center. The cost is $30 per person and includes admission to the street dance and one free drink.

For more information on Cornstalk, contact Christy Osburn, (308) 383-5506; or go to the event schedule at

Hear Grand Island concert on Friday

The Hear Grand Island concert this Friday will feature The Fey, Hex Weaver and Arrowleaf.

The concert will be at Railside Plaza in downtown Grand Island. Gates open at 6 p.m., music runs from 7 to 11 p.m.

The concert series runs every Friday through Aug. 2. There is no admission charge. For more information, go to

RV rally features entertainment

HASTINGS — “Down on the Farm,” a state RV rally sponsored by Nebraska Good Sams, runs through Sunday at the Adams County Fairgrounds, Hastings.

Entertainment nightly through Saturday is open to the public. The schedule includes: Brian Arnold, 7:30 p.m. Friday; and ventriloquist Greg Claasse, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Information and a schedule is at

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