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Center Fire Challenge League (Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Center Fire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league will provide fun and exciting pistol shooting for all skill levels, in a competitive but relaxed setting. Ages 14 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide[...]
Fall NASP League 5:15 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 1 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
Learn to Hunt – Waterfowl 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt – Waterfowl @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This workshop covers an overview of hunting waterfowl. You will learn about hunting strategies, needed equipment and more from Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Hunter Education Coordinator, Jackson Ellis. Designed to improve confidence and expand[...]
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College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 2 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Take a break from the books this semester and pick up a bow at the Outdoor Education Center’s College Night on the Range. All college-age students shoot for only $5! This includes instruction and equipment[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. Pick from optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions, depending on your equipment. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score for[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for beginners of any ability wanting to get started in the sport of archery. If a student is fairly new to archery and looking for a full[...]
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Becoming an Outdoors Woman
Becoming an Outdoors Woman @ Ponca State Park
Oct 4 – Oct 6 all-day
An opportunity for ladies to learn a variety of outdoor skills, everything from shooting sports to birding. For additional details and to register call 402-471-5571 or www.nebraskabow.com  
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s 12:00 pm
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fall fun every Friday and Saturday in October located on the east side of the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park grounds. $12 per person. 3 and under free. Horseback rides:$20 1-hour ride[...]
Fall NASP League 4:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
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Halloween is Brewing with Fun
Halloween is Brewing with Fun @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Oct 5 all-day
Join us at E.T. Mahoney State Park on October 5th for Halloween campsite decorating, kids’ costume contest, pumpkin carving contest, kids’ games and a bonfire! Park entry permit required.
Heritage Days
Heritage Days @ Fort Calhoun and Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 5 all-day
Enjoy a community-wide celebration of Nebraska history, agriculture, music and more during Heritage Days Oct. 5-6 at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park and Fort Calhoun. History buffs can get their fill with hands-on learning demonstrations,[...]
Living History
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 5 all-day
Fort Atkinson SHP in Ft. Calhoun, NE. will be hosting a series of Living History weekends from May through October. The park will be celebrating a bicentennial year with it being two hundred years that[...]
Autumn Harvest Art Show 9:00 am
Autumn Harvest Art Show @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Hosted by Prairie Images. Many famous and reputable national artists from four states will be offering their work for display and sale Oct. 5-6. Located in the Peter Kiewit Lodge at Mahoney State Park. The[...]
Living History – Frontier Work & Play at Arbor Lodge 11:00 am
Living History – Frontier Work & Play at Arbor Lodge @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Pioneers of many ethnic origins[...]
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s 12:00 pm
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fall fun every Friday and Saturday in October located on the east side of the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park grounds. $12 per person. 3 and under free. Horseback rides:$20 1-hour ride[...]
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Heritage Days
Heritage Days @ Fort Calhoun and Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 6 all-day
Enjoy a community-wide celebration of Nebraska history, agriculture, music and more during Heritage Days Oct. 5-6 at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park and Fort Calhoun. History buffs can get their fill with hands-on learning demonstrations,[...]
Living History
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 6 all-day
Fort Atkinson SHP in Ft. Calhoun, NE. will be hosting a series of Living History weekends from May through October. The park will be celebrating a bicentennial year with it being two hundred years that[...]
Autumn Harvest Art Show 9:00 am
Autumn Harvest Art Show @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by Prairie Images Oct. 5-6. Many famous and reputable national artists from four states will be offering their work for display and sale. Located in the Peter Kiewit Lodge at Mahoney State Park. The[...]
Family Rendezvous 10:00 am
Family Rendezvous @ Roger G.Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex | Platte River State Park
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Enjoy a day of fall outdoor fun, including a firsthand look at muzzleloaders and a chance to sight-in your muzzleloader before the hunting season. Bring the whole family and spend the day enjoying: hatchet throwing,[...]
Living History – Frontier Work & Play at Arbor Lodge 11:00 am
Living History – Frontier Work & Play at Arbor Lodge @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Pioneers of many ethnic origins[...]
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required. Our Center[...]
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Center Fire Challenge League (Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Center Fire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league will provide fun and exciting pistol shooting for all skill levels, in a competitive but relaxed setting. Ages 14 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide[...]
Fall NASP League 5:15 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 8 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
Learn to Hunt – Upland Bird 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt – Upland Bird @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Feel the rush of the flush – as we talk pheasants and quail. Designed to improve confidence and expand knowledge for those with little to no experience this workshop is open to anyone interested in[...]
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Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop 5:00 pm
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ University of Nebraska- Lincoln; Hardin Hall
Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This event requires pre-registration.  To register email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, affiliation, phone number and ages you work with. Workshop is limited to 30 participants…register today! Developed in 1983 by the Council for Environmental[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 9 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Take a break from the books this semester and pick up a bow at the Outdoor Education Center’s College Night on the Range. All college-age students shoot for only $5! This includes instruction and equipment[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. Pick from optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions, depending on your equipment. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score for[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for beginners of any ability wanting to get started in the sport of archery. If a student is fairly new to archery and looking for a full[...]
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Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s 12:00 pm
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fall fun every Friday and Saturday in October located on the east side of the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park grounds. $12 per person. 3 and under free. Horseback rides:$20 1-hour ride[...]
Fall NASP League 4:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) 5:30 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
Pumpkin Carving 5:00 pm
Pumpkin Carving @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
BYOP – Bring your own Pumpkin. Carving tools provided, as well as recipes for roasting pumpkin seeds. Park entry permit required.
Trick-or-Treat at the Town 6:00 pm
Trick-or-Treat at the Town @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on October 11th for Trick-or-Treat at the Town. Children trick-or-treating along the decorated trail through the old town of St. Deroin. A Park Entry Permit is required.  
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21st Annual Hallowfest
21st Annual Hallowfest @ Ponca State Park
Oct 12 all-day
The 21st Annual Halloween celebration features haunted evening hayrack rides, pumpkin roll obstacle courses, pumpkin carving contest, campsite decorating contest and much more! Hayrack reservations begin October 7th. Download flyer: Hallowfest flyer for the 19th[...]
24th Annual Haunted Hollow
24th Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 12 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 24th Annual Haunted Hollow on October 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $9/Adult, $7/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Campsite Decorating and Trick-or-Treating
Campsite Decorating and Trick-or-Treating @ Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area
Oct 12 all-day
Download event flyer: HalloweenCampsiteDecorating Contest 2019 Park entry permit required.
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 12 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground on October 12, 19, and 26. Winners posted Sunday morning at the entrance booth. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Living History – All About Salt 9:00 am
Living History – All About Salt @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Join us October 20 and[...]
Lovin’ Dutch Oven 10:00 am
Lovin’ Dutch Oven @ Wildcat Hils Nature Center
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Explore the art of Dutch Oven Cooking! Come help prepare a wonderful brunch, learn about Dutch Ovens and best of all, eating. Cost is $5/person to cover the cost of supplies. Please pre-register by October[...]
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s 12:00 pm
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fall fun every Friday and Saturday in October located on the east side of the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park grounds. $12 per person. 3 and under free. Horseback rides:$20 1-hour ride[...]
Pumpkin Painting 2:00 pm
Pumpkin Painting @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
BYOP – Bring your own Pumpkin. Paint and brushes provided. Park entry permit required.
Pumpkin Carving 5:00 pm
Pumpkin Carving @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
BYOP – Bring your own Pumpkin. Carving tools provided, as well as recipes for roasting pumpkin seeds. Park entry permit required.
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Youth Hunter Education Challenge 8:00 am
Youth Hunter Education Challenge @ Platte River State Park
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
2018-77436 Youth Hunter Education ChallengeSpecial Instructions for All Students Youth over the age of 11 who have successfully completed hunter education are invited to take part in Nebraska’s state Youth Hunter Education Challenge. The Youth[...]
Living History – All About Salt 9:00 am
Living History – All About Salt @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Join us October 20 and[...]
Pumpkin Painting 1:00 pm
Pumpkin Painting @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BYOP – Bring your own Pumpkin. Paint and brushes provided. Park entry permit required.
Nature Walk: Wild Gourds 4:00 pm
Nature Walk: Wild Gourds @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm
Meet at the picnic area near Spring Pond. We will walk the trails to find some buffalo gourds at the base of the bluffs. Park entry permit required.
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required. Our Center[...]
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Fall NASP League 5:15 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 15 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 16 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Take a break from the books this semester and pick up a bow at the Outdoor Education Center’s College Night on the Range. All college-age students shoot for only $5! This includes instruction and equipment[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. Pick from optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions, depending on your equipment. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score for[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for beginners of any ability wanting to get started in the sport of archery. If a student is fairly new to archery and looking for a full[...]
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24th Annual Haunted Hollow
24th Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 18 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 24th Annual Haunted Hollow on October 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $9/Adult, $7/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Haunted History with the Codys
Haunted History with the Codys @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 18 all-day
Come enjoy a hayrack ride through Buffalo Bill State Historical Park and learn some creepy and TRUE history! Suitable for ages 10 and over. Park entry permit required.
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s 12:00 pm
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fall fun every Friday and Saturday in October located on the east side of the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park grounds. $12 per person. 3 and under free. Horseback rides:$20 1-hour ride[...]
Fall NASP League 4:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) 5:30 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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21st Annual Hallowfest
21st Annual Hallowfest @ Ponca State Park
Oct 19 all-day
The 21st Annual Halloween celebration features haunted evening hayrack rides, pumpkin roll obstacle courses, pumpkin carving contest, campsite decorating contest and much more! Hayrack reservations begin October 7th. Download flyer: Hallowfest flyer for the 19th[...]
24th Annual Haunted Hollow
24th Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 19 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 24th Annual Haunted Hollow on October 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $9/Adult, $7/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 19 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground on October 12, 19, and 26. Winners posted Sunday morning at the entrance booth. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Haunted History with the Codys
Haunted History with the Codys @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 19 all-day
Come enjoy a hayrack ride through Buffalo Bill State Historical Park and learn some creepy and TRUE history! Suitable for ages 10 and over. Park entry permit required.
FIRST SHOTS Pistol 9:00 am
FIRST SHOTS Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Take your first shots with us! The biggest challenge for new shooters is getting started. First Shots makes getting started in shooting very easy – and, best of all, it’s only $10! At a First[...]
32nd Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival 9:30 am
32nd Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival @ Calamus State Recreation Area
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 pm
When: October 19th 9:30 am to 10:00 pm Where: Calamus SRA Homestead Knolls Campground What: Join us for the 32nd Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival. There will be pumpkin carving all day and a kids fun[...]
Fontenelle Family Fishing Frenzie/Discover Trout Fishing – Omaha 10:00 am
Fontenelle Family Fishing Frenzie/Discover Trout Fishing – Omaha @ Fontenelle Lake
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, events will be held at venues across the state. Look for the Family Fishing Trailer, or a gathering of NGPC Staff and volunteers, where loaner rods and[...]
Jack-O-Lantern Junk & Craft Market 10:00 am
Jack-O-Lantern Junk & Craft Market @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on October 19th for our Jack-O-Lantern Junk & Craft Market. Vendors selling everything from A-Z. Booth space available by calling the park office. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session 10:00 am
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Students ages 11 through 15 who have completed Hunter-ed and/or Bowhunter-ed online courses must attend the Hunt Safe Session in order to be issued a certificate of completion. If you’ve completed the online course in[...]
Ranch Life 1860s 10:00 am
Ranch Life 1860s @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Living Historian volunteers inhabit the reconstructed east ranch demonstrating and recreating the general daily life, clothing and chores of living and surviving on the great plains of Nebraska Territory. Park entry permit required.
Living History – Victorian Era 11:00 am
Living History – Victorian Era @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
See historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Journey back to the Victorian Times and enjoy displays of Victorian[...]
Pink Pumpkin Walk 11:00 am
Pink Pumpkin Walk @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on October 19th for the Pink Pumpkin Walk. Fundraiser for local cancer societies. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s 12:00 pm
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fall fun every Friday and Saturday in October located on the east side of the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park grounds. $12 per person. 3 and under free. Horseback rides:$20 1-hour ride[...]
Branched Oak Lake Spooktacular 12:30 pm
Branched Oak Lake Spooktacular @ Branched Oak State Recreation Area
Oct 19 @ 12:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Branched Oak Lake SRA on Saturday, October 19 for some Halloween fun! Activities will include a scavenger hunt, crafts, face painting, Halloween games, a camper decorating contest, trick or treating, and a[...]
Creepy Critter Carnival 1:00 pm
Creepy Critter Carnival @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bring the kids to the Lake McConaughy Visitor’s Center to play games for prizes and to lean a bit about snakes, spiders, bats, owls, and more. Park entry permit required.
Trick-or-Treat by the Buses 2:00 pm
Trick-or-Treat by the Buses @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on October 19th for Trick-or-Treat by the Buses. Free event sponsored by the Buskatiers. Club members will be handing out candy and popcorn to the children and the[...]
The Night Sky 8:00 pm
The Night Sky @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
Meet at Ash Hollow State Historical Park up on the ridge. Amateur astronomer Doug Wolford will bring his telescope to look at the moon and stars. Park entry permit required.
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Living History – Victorian Era 11:00 am
Living History – Victorian Era @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
See historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Journey back to the Victorian Times and enjoy displays of Victorian[...]
Nature Walk: Nebraska Reptiles 4:00 pm
Nature Walk: Nebraska Reptiles @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
Meet at Spring Park between Lemoyne and Cedar View on Highway 92.  In early celebration of Reptile Day, let’s discuss our favorite reptiles!
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required. Our Center[...]
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Center Fire Challenge League (Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Center Fire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league will provide fun and exciting pistol shooting for all skill levels, in a competitive but relaxed setting. Ages 14 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide[...]
Fall NASP League 5:15 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 22 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
Learn to Hunt – Deer 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt – Deer @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Come to learn about the strategies, gear and techniques that will help in your pursuit of deer this Fall. Designed to improve confidence and expand knowledge for those with little to no experience this workshop[...]
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Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop 12:30 pm
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ University of Nebraska Lincoln- Henzlik Hall
Oct 23 @ 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm
This event requires pre-registration.  To register email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 23 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Take a break from the books this semester and pick up a bow at the Outdoor Education Center’s College Night on the Range. All college-age students shoot for only $5! This includes instruction and equipment[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. Pick from optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions, depending on your equipment. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score for[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for beginners of any ability wanting to get started in the sport of archery. If a student is fairly new to archery and looking for a full[...]
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24th Annual Haunted Hollow
24th Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 25 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 24th Annual Haunted Hollow on October 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $9/Adult, $7/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Camp & Treat
Camp & Treat @ Red Willow State Recreation Area
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Treat yourself to Halloween fun at Red Willow State Recreation Area October 25th – 27th! Camper/Campsite Decorating Contest Discounted camping is available at the Willow View campground from October 25th-27th (see flyer for details). Trick[...]
Haunted History with the Codys
Haunted History with the Codys @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 25 all-day
Come enjoy a hayrack ride through Buffalo Bill State Historical Park and learn some creepy and TRUE history! Suitable for ages 10 and over. Park entry permit required.
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s 12:00 pm
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fall fun every Friday and Saturday in October located on the east side of the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park grounds. $12 per person. 3 and under free. Horseback rides:$20 1-hour ride[...]
Fall NASP League 4:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
Spooktacular Halloween 4:00 pm
Spooktacular Halloween @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a Spooktacular Halloween at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on October 25th and 26th! October 25th, 4:00pm – 8:00pm Meet, Greet, and Eat – Hotdogs and Nachos Face painting Hayrack rides Register[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) 5:30 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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24th Annual Haunted Hollow
24th Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 26 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 24th Annual Haunted Hollow on October 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $9/Adult, $7/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 26 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground on October 12, 19, and 26. Winners posted Sunday morning at the entrance booth. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Halloween in the Hollow
Halloween in the Hollow @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Oct 26 all-day
Free family event – more details to come! Haunted History Tours Costume Contest Scavenger Hunt Trunk or Treat Kids Games Park entry permit required.
Haunted History with the Codys
Haunted History with the Codys @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 26 all-day
Come enjoy a hayrack ride through Buffalo Bill State Historical Park and learn some creepy and TRUE history! Suitable for ages 10 and over. Park entry permit required.
Ladies Safe – Hunt Safe Session at Ponca State Park 8:30 am
Ladies Safe – Hunt Safe Session at Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
This Ladies Safe Hunt Safe course is specifically for adult women looking to gain more experience in firearm and archery equipment, and hunting practices. An all ladies team will be leading the course. After the[...]
Spooktacular Halloween 9:30 am
Spooktacular Halloween @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am
Join us for a Spooktacular Halloween at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on October 25th and 26th! October 26th, 9:30am – evening 9:30 Scavenger Hunt 11:00 Pumpkin Painting, Cookie Decorating 1:00 Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration[...]
Living History – Vintage Halloween 11:00 am
Living History – Vintage Halloween @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. The weekend is full of[...]
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s 12:00 pm
Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill State Historical Park
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for fall fun every Friday and Saturday in October located on the east side of the Buffalo Bill State Historical Park grounds. $12 per person. 3 and under free. Horseback rides:$20 1-hour ride[...]
Ladies Safe – Female Focused Hunt Safe Session 3:00 pm
Ladies Safe – Female Focused Hunt Safe Session @ Maxwell Gun Club
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fall hunting season is just around the corner! Are you ready to hit the field? Or maybe you are wanting to learn how to hunt? In recent years, hunter education has become more accommodating to[...]
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A Batty Afternoon 1:00 pm
A Batty Afternoon @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about Nebraska bats and make some batty crafts! Park entry permit required.
Nature Walk: Bat Facts 4:00 pm
Nature Walk: Bat Facts @ Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm
In honor of Bat Week we’ll be taking a nature walk while dispelling myths about bats and providing a few facts you may not know! Meet at the Lake Ogallala hike/bike trail. Park entry permit required.
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required. Our Center[...]
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Center Fire Challenge League (Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Center Fire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league will provide fun and exciting pistol shooting for all skill levels, in a competitive but relaxed setting. Ages 14 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide[...]
Fall NASP League 5:15 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 29 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites. Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and[...]
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College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 30 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Take a break from the books this semester and pick up a bow at the Outdoor Education Center’s College Night on the Range. All college-age students shoot for only $5! This includes instruction and equipment[...]
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Rimfire Pistol League (Late Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Pistol League (Late Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Join us for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. Pick from optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions, depending on your equipment. Scores for each evening and a cumulative score for[...]
Rimfire Rifle League (Late Fall Series) 5:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Late Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and iron sight divisions. Shooters will provide their own .22 rifle and ammunition. This[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for beginners of any ability wanting to get started in the sport of archery. If a student is fairly new to archery and looking for a full[...]
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