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Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 5:00PM-6:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
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Christmas in the Woods
Christmas in the Woods @ Ponca State Park
Dec 2 all-day
Join us at Ponca State Park for Christmas in the Woods! Christmas in the Woods is an opportunity for families to spend quality time together doing seasonal crafts, getting their family photo taken, decorating a[...]
23rd Annual Fort Robinson Historical Christmas Dinner and “Light Up the Fort”
23rd Annual Fort Robinson Historical Christmas Dinner and “Light Up the Fort” @ Fort Robinson State Park
Dec 2 all-day
Join us on Saturday – December 2nd for Fort Robinson’s 23rd Annual Historical Christmas Dinner. Light Up the Fort continues throughout the month. See the park grounds and historic buildings transformed with a dazzling display[...]
Archery on Fire 10:00 am
Archery on Fire @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Archery on Fire @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Spend a fun day outdoors shooting archery with the whole family. This free event will feature archery, crossbows, tomahawk throwing and our new pellet gun shooting gallery. Warm up to the campfire and roast a[...]
Archery on Fire! 10:00 am
Archery on Fire! @ Platte River State Park
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come to Platte River State Park’s Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex on Saturday – December 2nd from 10am-4pm for Archery on Fire! Bring the family and learn more about archery.  Equipment is provided[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Ugly Sweater Archery Fun Shoot 12:00 pm
Ugly Sweater Archery Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
On the first Saturday of each month, the Outdoor Education Center sets up the archery range with a mixture of fun and challenging targets for archers of all skill levels. Come over after lunch and[...]
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
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Shootout at Salt Creek 8:15 am
Shootout at Salt Creek @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 3 @ 8:15 am – 12:00 pm
Shootout at Salt Creek is an indoor cowboy action competition series. Competitors use Old West style pistols, rifles, and shotguns to complete the course of fire. Events are held the first Sunday of the month[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 11:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) 3:30 pm
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
For ages 11 to 16 only. Each session there will be a lesson, hands-on firearms instruction, and a shooting exercise. We provide all equipment – rifles, ammo, targets, and eye and ear protection. Participants are[...]
3D Archery League 4:00 pm
3D Archery League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Don’t let your bow get frostbite! Stay warm with our 3D Archery League on Sundays. This indoor league offers a different arrangement of many unique Rinehart 3D animals each week. Distances range from 3-30 yards[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 4 @ 6:00 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[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Learn to Hunt – Predator Workshop 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt – Predator Workshop @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Predator calling is one of the most exciting hunts. Join Nebraska Game and Parks staff to learn about the many techniques used to hunt these elusive creatures. This FREE workshop will focus on coyote, bobcat,[...]
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session 6:00 pm
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Those ages 11-15 who have completed their online firearm/bowhunter or bowhunter-only safety course must attend a Hunt Safe session to complete their proof of hunter education. Registration and details available online at HuntSafeNebraska.org. Be sure[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Tuesday Target Archery League 7:00 pm
Tuesday Target Archery League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Keep your archery skills sharp through the winter with our Tuesday Target Archery League. This league will rotate through a variety of indoor target competition styles and targets (NFAA, FITA, USA Archery, etc), so be[...]
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Explore Archery: Wednesdays Nov-Dec 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Nov-Dec @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 6 @ 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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.22 Pistol League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
.22 Pistol League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Ages 12 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide their own .22 handgun and ammunition. This league runs for 7 weeks, with scores for each evening and a[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 5:00PM-6:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Christmas at the Codys 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Codys @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Christmas celebration at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte! Activities during Christmas at the Codys’ will include: Hayrack rides throughout the evening, taking folks around the grounds to see all[...]
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
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Christmas in the Woods
Christmas in the Woods @ Ponca State Park
Dec 9 all-day
Join us at Ponca State Park for Christmas in the Woods! Christmas in the Woods is an opportunity for families to spend quality time together doing seasonal crafts, getting their family photo taken, decorating a[...]
Standard Pistol & Air Pistol Matches 8:00 am
Standard Pistol & Air Pistol Matches @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Are you an intermediate or advanced pistol shooter? Then come on out for our pistol matches! The two matches we are offering December 9th are designed for .22 pistols and air pistols. (No facility equipment[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Nature’s Gifts: Decorations from the Great Outdoors 9:00 am
Nature’s Gifts: Decorations from the Great Outdoors @ Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am
The Wildcat Hills Nature Center is pleased to offer Wildcat Weekends!  A variety of programs will be offered at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center on the second Saturday of the month (*unless otherwise noted).  Best[...]
Classic Christmas 1:30 pm
Classic Christmas @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Dec 9 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us on Saturday – December 9th from 1:30 to 4:30pm at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s Peter Kiewit Lodge for a Classic Christmas! Families can participate with their children decorating a sugar cookie, making[...]
Reindeer and Cocoa 2:00 pm
Reindeer and Cocoa @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oh deer! Join the park naturalist out at the lake for an afternoon of deer facts, hot cocoa, and crafting. Learn a little more about deer while we make reindeer holiday cards. Hot cocoa and[...]
Christmas at the Codys 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Codys @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Christmas celebration at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte! Activities during Christmas at the Codys’ will include: Hayrack rides throughout the evening, taking folks around the grounds to see all[...]
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Christmas at the Bowring 6:00 pm
Christmas at the Bowring @ Bowring Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm
Join us on December 9th for Christmas at the Bowring! Reservations only!  Tickets go on sale November 10th through December 1st for $25 each. Rib eye steak dinner with all the trimmings. Door Prizes! Twin River Band[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 11:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
3D Archery League 4:00 pm
3D Archery League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Don’t let your bow get frostbite! Stay warm with our 3D Archery League on Sundays. This indoor league offers a different arrangement of many unique Rinehart 3D animals each week. Distances range from 3-30 yards[...]
Christmas at the Codys 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Codys @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Christmas celebration at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte! Activities during Christmas at the Codys’ will include: Hayrack rides throughout the evening, taking folks around the grounds to see all[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 11 @ 6:00 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[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Tuesday Target Archery League 7:00 pm
Tuesday Target Archery League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Keep your archery skills sharp through the winter with our Tuesday Target Archery League. This league will rotate through a variety of indoor target competition styles and targets (NFAA, FITA, USA Archery, etc), so be[...]
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Explore Archery: Wednesdays Nov-Dec 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Nov-Dec @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
Archery Night – Collegiate Hunters of Nebraska 8:00 pm
Archery Night – Collegiate Hunters of Nebraska @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Take a break from studying for finals and enjoy some holiday cheer! Experienced or trying for the first time, join other college students in an evening of archery. Shooting is free, equipment is provided (or[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 13 @ 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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Christmas Bird Count 7:45 am
Christmas Bird Count @ Ponca State Park
Dec 14 @ 7:45 am – 5:00 pm
Join us on Thursday – December 14 for the Ponca State Park Christmas Bird Count!  We’ll meet at the Resource and Education Center at 7:45.  However participants will be welcomed to join at anytime. Bird[...]
.22 Pistol League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
.22 Pistol League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Ages 12 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide their own .22 handgun and ammunition. This league runs for 7 weeks, with scores for each evening and a[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 5:00PM-6:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Christmas at the Codys 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Codys @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Christmas celebration at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte! Activities during Christmas at the Codys’ will include: Hayrack rides throughout the evening, taking folks around the grounds to see all[...]
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
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Christmas in the Woods
Christmas in the Woods @ Ponca State Park
Dec 16 all-day
Join us at Ponca State Park for Christmas in the Woods! Christmas in the Woods is an opportunity for families to spend quality time together doing seasonal crafts, getting their family photo taken, decorating a[...]
Christmas Bird Count 8:00 am
Christmas Bird Count @ Indian Cave State Park
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Indian Cave State Park Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will be held on Saturday, December 16th. Those participating on this day will meet at the park office at 8 a.m. The bird count will commence[...]
2017 Outdoor Ed Center 450 Tournament 9:00 am
2017 Outdoor Ed Center 450 Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
VEGAS 450 – 15 ends of 3 arrows DOORS OPEN – 8:00 am LINES START 9 am, 12 pm, 3 pm COST Adult $15 • Student* $8 Open to all archers. For all details and[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Yule Log Festival 12:00 pm
Yule Log Festival @ Platte River State Park
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Enjoy the beautiful season of the park with a warm bowl of chili with friends and family.  Make a holiday craft, roast marshmallows and make s’mores over the fire.  The day’s main event is the[...]
Winter Acrylic Painting 1:00 pm
Winter Acrylic Painting @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join the Park Naturalist for winter themed acrylic painting! Follow guided instructions on an original painting or come up with an idea of your own. Canvas, brushes, paint, and refreshments will all be provided, for[...]
Christmas at the Codys 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Codys @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Christmas celebration at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte! Activities during Christmas at the Codys’ will include: Hayrack rides throughout the evening, taking folks around the grounds to see all[...]
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 11:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Winter Acrylic Painting 1:00 pm
Winter Acrylic Painting @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join the Park Naturalist for winter themed acrylic painting! Follow guided instructions on an original painting or come up with an idea of your own. Canvas, brushes, paint, and refreshments will all be provided, for[...]
3D Archery League 4:00 pm
3D Archery League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Don’t let your bow get frostbite! Stay warm with our 3D Archery League on Sundays. This indoor league offers a different arrangement of many unique Rinehart 3D animals each week. Distances range from 3-30 yards[...]
Christmas at the Codys 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Codys @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Christmas celebration at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte! Activities during Christmas at the Codys’ will include: Hayrack rides throughout the evening, taking folks around the grounds to see all[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 18 @ 6:00 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[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session 6:00 pm
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Those ages 11-15 who have completed their online firearm/bowhunter or bowhunter-only safety course must attend a Hunt Safe session to complete their proof of hunter education. Registration and details available online at HuntSafeNebraska.org. Be sure[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Tuesday Target Archery League 7:00 pm
Tuesday Target Archery League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Keep your archery skills sharp through the winter with our Tuesday Target Archery League. This league will rotate through a variety of indoor target competition styles and targets (NFAA, FITA, USA Archery, etc), so be[...]
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Explore Archery: Wednesdays Nov-Dec 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Nov-Dec @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
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.22 Pistol League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
.22 Pistol League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Ages 12 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters will provide their own .22 handgun and ammunition. This league runs for 7 weeks, with scores for each evening and a[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery[...]
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) 6:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 5:00PM-6:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Christmas at the Codys 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Codys @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Christmas celebration at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte! Activities during Christmas at the Codys’ will include: Hayrack rides throughout the evening, taking folks around the grounds to see all[...]
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
Christmas at the Codys 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Codys @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Christmas celebration at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte! Activities during Christmas at the Codys’ will include: Hayrack rides throughout the evening, taking folks around the grounds to see all[...]
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion Special After-Hours Viewings @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
See the 52-room mansion — home of J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day — at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to[...]
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CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 24 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s indoor ranges will be closed to public use December 24 & 25, 2017. The outdoor archery range is not affected by this closure.
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CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 25 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s indoor ranges will be closed to public use December 24 & 25, 2017. The outdoor archery range is not affected by this closure.
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Arctic Archery Day Camp 9:00 am
Arctic Archery Day Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
This camp is structured so that youth may attend one or both days. Register for one or both days by calling (402)-471-6141 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Monday-Friday or 12-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Archery may[...]
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Arctic Archery Day Camp 9:00 am
Arctic Archery Day Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
This camp is structured so that youth may attend one or both days. Register for one or both days by calling (402)-471-6141 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Monday-Friday or 12-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Archery may[...]
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6th Annual Winterfest
6th Annual Winterfest @ Ponca State Park
Dec 30 all-day
Join us at Ponca State Park on December 30th for the 6th Annual Winterfest. Winterfest offers a full day of family fun, with crafts in the morning, the National Fruit-Cake Fling at high noon, a[...]
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EARLY CLOSURE – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC
EARLY CLOSURE – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 31 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s indoor ranges will close early (6 p.m.) to public use December 31, 2017. The outdoor archery range is not affected by this closure.
Platte River Christmas Bird Count Workshop 1:30 pm
Platte River Christmas Bird Count Workshop @ Platte River State Park
Dec 31 @ 1:30 pm
Get a head start for the New Year’s Eve celebration with some outdoor fun! In preparation of the Christmas Bird Count, Platte River State Park will be hosting hands-on educational activities. Participants will learn about[...]
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