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Oct
17
Thu
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 the 8 week series offer plenty of opportunity to get in on the action.

Course of fire: Target B-33, 50 rounds total in 15 minutes. Start at 5 yards – 15 rounds; 15 yards – 20 rounds; 25 yards – 15 rounds.

Minors ages 12-18 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters provide their own .22 pistol and ammunition.

Participants may arrive and start any time between 5-7:15 pm.

$45/participant/series

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 introductory program, Explore Archery has everything you need – bows, arrows, and enthusiastic instructors! You’ll learn range safety, fundamentals of archery shooting, and parts of a bow and arrow – plus receive skill-building coaching and play exciting games.

Ages 8 and over.

Oct
18
Fri
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 free.  Food vendors.

Purchase tickets in advance beginning October 1 by phone or walk-in.

Volunteer ghosts needed-sign up in advance at office or call 402-883-2575.

Park Entry Permit required.

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 @ 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 – $5 5-min ride

Cotton Candy, Snow Cones, Hot Dogs, Pizza Cones, Peach Tea

Activities include: Petting Zoo, Ox Bing,  Critter Catch, Knockerball, Gaga Ball, Hay Slide, Duck Race, Cornhole Games, Bouncy Houses and much, much more!

There will also be candlelight tours through the mansion and horse drawn wagon rides with spooky story telling.

Download event flyer: Dusty’s Pumpkin Fest

Park entry permit required.

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 were a member of a public, private, parochial, or homeschool program during the 2018-2019 school year, or are planning on joining this year, sign up for this league and compete from September to November. Prizes include archery gear, arrows, and possibly a bow or two.

Don’t have any experience with the National Archery in the Schools Program? You can still join by first getting up to speed with our one-session Introduction to NASP class September 10 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday line meets 5:15-6:15 pm

Friday line meets 4-5 pm

This league is listed as meeting twice per week. Participants select one regular day to attend and can do make-ups as needed during the alternate day. No make-ups are permitted during other times – league must be shot during scheduled times. Make up rounds may be completed PRIOR to or during the missed week only.

Students may join after league rounds have begun, however the registration fee cannot be prorated and make-ups aren’t permitted for missed weeks.

Bows and arrows available for those without access to their own gear.

One Mathews Genesis bow will be awarded by drawing for every 20 participants!

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 attitude needed to shoot a compound bow in hunting, recreational, and competitive settings. Each session includes a short lesson and coaching while students are on the line. Students will receive their own copy of the National Training System (NTS) shot cycle, a stretch band, a string bow, and a finger sling.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites:
– Name at least four steps of the NTS Shot Cycle
– Earn at least 4 pins (white pin) in any discipline
– Personal compound equipment is required (equipment should be fitted to the individual in terms of draw weight and length before the first class)

Oct
19
Sat
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

Park entry permit required.

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 free.  Food vendors.

Purchase tickets in advance beginning October 1 by phone or walk-in.

Volunteer ghosts needed-sign up in advance at office or call 402-883-2575.

Park Entry Permit required.

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 required.

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