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2018 Prairie Black Smith Convention
2018 Prairie Black Smith Convention @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 1 all-day
A Park Entry Permit is required.
The Triumphant Return of the White Pirogue II 2:30 pm
The Triumphant Return of the White Pirogue II @ Verdel Boat Landing
Oct 1 @ 2:30 pm
Join us at the Verdel Boat Landing on Oct. 1 at 2:30 pm for the Triumphant Return of the White Pirogue II. Historical program at the Niobrara City Boat Ramp with a crew of American[...]
Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the beginner class is open to students who are new to JOAD or have only completed one quarter. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not[...]
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Fall NASP League 5:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 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[...]
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:00 pm
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least ONE quarter of JOAD. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum[...]
Learn to Hunt – Waterfowl 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt – Waterfowl @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This FREE workshop covers an overview of hunting waterfowl. You will learn about hunting strategies, needed equipment and more from Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Wildlife Experts, Mark Vrtiska & Matt Haugen. Designed to improve[...]
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Wednesday Walkers 8:00 am
Wednesday Walkers @ Fremont SRA
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Meet outside the park office and we’ll walk through the park to look for birds and wildflowers, take photos and do nature journaling – wherever nature leads us. Every Wednesday through October 10th, except for[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 3 @ 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 (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
.22 Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series. Course of fire: Target B-33, 50 rounds total in 15 minutes. Start at 5 yards – 15[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Oct-Nov 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Oct-Nov @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 4 @ 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 (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 4 @ 6:00 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[...]
Wild Game with Hank Shaw Author of Hunter Angler Gardener Cook 6:30 pm
Wild Game with Hank Shaw Author of Hunter Angler Gardener Cook @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center as we welcome Hank Shaw for his first-ever event in Nebraska. He will be talking about how to get more out of your wild[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 4 @ 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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Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:30 pm
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
This instructional archery program is tailored to compound archers. The class will meet once per week from 5:30-7 p.m. and each lesson will focus on the form, equipment, and attitude needed to shoot a compound[...]
New Instructor Training for Hunter Education Instructors 5:30 pm
New Instructor Training for Hunter Education Instructors @ Wildcat Hills shooting Sports Complex
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
New Instructor Training is required for all individuals who have applied to become a Firearm and/or Bowhunter Education Instructor with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Others interested in becoming a hunter education instructor who[...]
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Halloween is Brewing with Fun 1:30 am
Halloween is Brewing with Fun @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Oct 6 @ 1:30 am – 5:30 am
Join us at E.T. Mahoney State Park on October 6th for Halloween campsite decorating, kids’ costume contest, pumpkin carving contest, kids’ games and a bonfire! Download event flyer: Halloween is Brewing 2018 Park entry permit[...]
All Seasons Hunting Workshop 10:00 am
All Seasons Hunting Workshop @ Mormon Island State Recreation Area
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at Mormon Island SRA as we focus on tactics, calling, hunting set-ups, how to get started, what type of gear to bring, scouting and more! Choose two of four (1 hour) hunting sessions focusing[...]
Living History – Heritage Days 10:00 am
Living History – Heritage Days @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:45 pm
The Washington County Heritage Days event is coming up October 6&7 at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park.  Start the day with a pancake breakfast at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, enjoy the parade in[...]
Living History 11:00 am
Living History @ 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 the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Living History Weekends will be held[...]
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Family Rendezvous 10:00 am
Family Rendezvous @ Roger G.Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex | Platte River State Park
Oct 7 @ 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 – Heritage Days 10:00 am
Living History – Heritage Days @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:45 pm
The Washington County Heritage Days event is coming up October 6&7 at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park.  Start the day with a pancake breakfast at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, enjoy the parade in[...]
Living History 11:00 am
Living History @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Step back in time to 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. Living History Weekends will be held[...]
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Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the beginner class is open to students who are new to JOAD or have only completed one quarter. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not[...]
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Fall NASP League 5:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 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[...]
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 9 @ 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[...]
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:00 pm
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least ONE quarter of JOAD. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum[...]
Learn to Hunt – Upland Bird 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt – Upland Bird @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Oct 9 @ 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 FREE and open to anyone[...]
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Wednesday Walkers 8:00 am
Wednesday Walkers @ Fremont SRA
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Meet outside the park office and we’ll walk through the park to look for birds and wildflowers, take photos and do nature journaling – wherever nature leads us. Every Wednesday through October 10th, except for[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 10 @ 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 (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
.22 Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series. Course of fire: Target B-33, 50 rounds total in 15 minutes. Start at 5 yards – 15[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Oct-Nov 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Oct-Nov @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 11 @ 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 (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 11 @ 6:00 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[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 11 @ 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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Photography Show 5:00 pm
Photography Show @ Fremont Lakes SRA
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Participate by submitting your own photo and come and enjoy the work of other photographers who visited Fremont Lakes this year. Print your best photo taken at Fremont Lakes during 2018. Label with your name[...]
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:30 pm
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
This instructional archery program is tailored to compound archers. The class will meet once per week from 5:30-7 p.m. and each lesson will focus on the form, equipment, and attitude needed to shoot a compound[...]
Trick-or-Treat at the Town 6:00 pm
Trick-or-Treat at the Town @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on October 12th for Trick-or-Treat at the Town. Children trick-or-treating along the decorated trail through the old town of St. Deroin. Download event flyer: Trick or Treat at[...]
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20th Annual Hallowfest
20th Annual Hallowfest @ Ponca State Park
Oct 13 all-day
20th Annual Hallowfest @ Ponca State Park
Ponca State Park is celebrating twenty years of Hallowfest, Saturday, October 13th & Saturday, October 20th. Click here to download the event flyer. To celebrate the twentieth year of Hallowfest, guests will notice new additions[...]
23rd Annual Haunted Hollow
23rd Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 13 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 23rd Annual Haunted Hollow on October 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $8/Adult, $6/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Chili Cookoff Contest at Fremont Lakes SRA
Chili Cookoff Contest at Fremont Lakes SRA @ Fremont Lakes SRA
Oct 13 all-day
Join us at Fremont Lakes for a Chili Cookoff Contest and prizes! Entries are due for judging at 3:00pm, winners announced at 4:00pm. Contact the park for more details. Download event flyer: Chili Cookoff Contest[...]
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 13 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground on October 13, 20, and 27. Winners posted Sunday morning at the entrance booth. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
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[...]
Try Archery 10:00 am
Try Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Interested in archery? Never held a bow before? Not sure where to begin? This one-hour introduction to archery is your place to start! Try archery will cover basic range rules and procedures, along with basic[...]
Living History 11:00 am
Living History @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Step back in time to 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. Living History Weekends will be held[...]
Halloween Campsite Decorating Contest 5:00 pm
Halloween Campsite Decorating Contest @ Fremont Lakes SRA
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 Come join in the fun! 5 – 7 pm: Judging and trick-or-treating First prize: 2 nights camping Second prize: 1 night camping If participating in contest, please bring candy for the kids. Download event flyer:[...]
Howl in the Hills Night Hike 7:00 pm
Howl in the Hills Night Hike @ Wildcat Hills Nature Center
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm
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[...]
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Living History 11:00 am
Living History @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Step back in time to 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. Living History Weekends will be held[...]
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Kayak Kids Essay Contest Deadline
Kayak Kids Essay Contest Deadline @ Swanson Reservoir SRA
Oct 15 all-day
Tell us why growing up enjoying the outdoors is important and become eligible to win a Kayak Kid Prize Package including: One 8-foot Emotion kayak, Emotion paddle and life jacket. Entries due by October 15th.[...]
Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the beginner class is open to students who are new to JOAD or have only completed one quarter. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not[...]
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Fall NASP League 5:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 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[...]
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:00 pm
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least ONE quarter of JOAD. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum[...]
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Hunter Education Instructors Meeting 5:30 pm
Hunter Education Instructors Meeting @ Knights of Columbus
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This event is open to any active certified Nebraska Hunter Education instructors. Come out for a night of food and discussion, say hi to old faces and meet some new ones among the great Hunter[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 17 @ 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 (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
.22 Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series. Course of fire: Target B-33, 50 rounds total in 15 minutes. Start at 5 yards – 15[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Oct-Nov 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Oct-Nov @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 18 @ 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 (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 18 @ 6:00 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[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 18 @ 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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23rd Annual Haunted Hollow
23rd Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 19 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 23rd Annual Haunted Hollow on October 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $8/Adult, $6/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:30 pm
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
This instructional archery program is tailored to compound archers. The class will meet once per week from 5:30-7 p.m. and each lesson will focus on the form, equipment, and attitude needed to shoot a compound[...]
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20th Annual Hallowfest
20th Annual Hallowfest @ Ponca State Park
Oct 20 all-day
20th Annual Hallowfest @ Ponca State Park
Ponca State Park is celebrating twenty years of Hallowfest, Saturday, October 13th & Saturday, October 20th. Click here to download the event flyer. To celebrate the twentieth year of Hallowfest, guests will notice new additions[...]
23rd Annual Haunted Hollow
23rd Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 20 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 23rd Annual Haunted Hollow on October 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $8/Adult, $6/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 20 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground on October 13, 20, and 27. Winners posted Sunday morning at the entrance booth. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Living History 9:00 am
Living History @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Step back in time to 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. Living History Weekends will be held[...]
Living History – Ranch Life 9:00 am
Living History – Ranch Life @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Park entry permit required.
31st Annual Pumpkin Carvers Festival 10:00 am
31st Annual Pumpkin Carvers Festival @ Calamus SRA
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
Come visit Calamus SRA and enjoy a day of carving pumpkins and games! Carving utensils and patterns will be provided but we encourage visitors to bring their own. Pumpkins will be limited and we ask[...]
Jack-O-Lantern Junk & Craft Market 10:00 am
Jack-O-Lantern Junk & Craft Market @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on October 20th 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[...]
Try Archery 10:00 am
Try Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Interested in archery? Never held a bow before? Not sure where to begin? This one-hour introduction to archery is your place to start! Try archery will cover basic range rules and procedures, along with basic[...]
Pink Pumpkin Walk 11:00 am
Pink Pumpkin Walk @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on October 20th for the Pink Pumpkin Walk. Fundraiser for local cancer societies. Download the event flyer: Pink Pumpkin Walk A Park Entry Permit is required.
Harvest at the Fort 1:00 pm
Harvest at the Fort @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for hayrack rides in the prairie at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park! Park entry permit required.
Trick-or-Treat by the Buses 2:00 pm
Trick-or-Treat by the Buses @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on October 20th 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[...]
NFAA FITA 450 7:00 pm
NFAA FITA 450 @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018 NFAA FITA 450 15 ends of 3 arrows DOORS OPEN 6 pm LINE STARTS 7 pm COST Adult $15 • Junior $10 Open to all archers; facility equipment available for rental.[...]
Trick or Treating 7:00 pm
Trick or Treating @ Branched Oak State Recreation Area
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us at Branched Oak State Recreation Area, in Area 1 on Saturday, October 20th from 7:00pm to 9:30pm for trick or treating!  Campers are encouraged to decorate their campers and campsites and are encouraged to[...]
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Hunter Education New Instructor Training 1:00 pm
Hunter Education New Instructor Training @ Cabelas Corporate Offices
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Instructor Training is required for all individuals who have applied to become a Firearm and/or Bowhunter Education Instructor with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Others interested in becoming a hunter education instructor who[...]
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Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the beginner class is open to students who are new to JOAD or have only completed one quarter. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not[...]
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Fall NASP League 5:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 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[...]
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:00 pm
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least ONE quarter of JOAD. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum[...]
Learn to Hunt-Deer 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt-Deer @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Game and Parks Specialists will be talking 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[...]
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Learn to Hunt – Deer 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt – Deer @ Chadron State College - Burkhiser 231
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Game and Parks Specialists will be talking 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[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 24 @ 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 (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
.22 Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series. Course of fire: Target B-33, 50 rounds total in 15 minutes. Start at 5 yards – 15[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Oct-Nov 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Oct-Nov @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 25 @ 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 (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Rimfire Rifle League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 25 @ 6:00 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[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 25 @ 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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23rd Annual Haunted Hollow
23rd Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 26 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 23rd Annual Haunted Hollow on October 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $8/Adult, $6/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Camp & Treat at Red Willow SRA
Camp & Treat at Red Willow SRA @ Red Willow SRA
Oct 26 – Oct 28 all-day
Join us for a Halloween camping event with half-price camping rates of $10/night for a pad site, $4/night for a tent site. The restrooms will be open and water available. Camper/Campsite decorating contest! Prize: Three nights[...]
Spooktacular Halloween 5:00 pm
Spooktacular Halloween @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm
Meet at Lakeside Campground for a Meet, Greet, and Eat that also includes face painting and hayrack rides. Park entry permit required.
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:30 pm
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
This instructional archery program is tailored to compound archers. The class will meet once per week from 5:30-7 p.m. and each lesson will focus on the form, equipment, and attitude needed to shoot a compound[...]
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23rd Annual Haunted Hollow
23rd Annual Haunted Hollow @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 27 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our 23rd Annual Haunted Hollow on October 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27. Pumpkin roll, crafts, face painter. Haunted hayrack rides:  $8/Adult, $6/Child (4-12), age 3 & under[...]
Halloween at Ponca State Park
Halloween at Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Oct 27 all-day
Join us at Ponca State Park for fall fun! 9:00 —11:00 am Introduction to Archery —An introductory course on archery will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is provided. Participants must[...]
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground
Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 27 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park for our Halloween Decorating Contest in the RV Campground on October 13, 20, and 27. Winners posted Sunday morning at the entrance booth. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
Spooktacular Halloween
Spooktacular Halloween @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Oct 27 all-day
Join us all day Saturday for Spooktacular events to include a scavenger hunt, campsite decorating, cookie decorating, pumpkin painting, trick or treating, hayrack rides, chili cook-off, pot luck dinner, haunted hayrack rides, and a Bats[...]
Trunk and Treat at Fort Atkinson
Trunk and Treat at Fort Atkinson @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 27 all-day
A Park Entry Permit is required.
Try Archery 10:00 am
Try Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Interested in archery? Never held a bow before? Not sure where to begin? This one-hour introduction to archery is your place to start! Try archery will cover basic range rules and procedures, along with basic[...]
Living History 11:00 am
Living History @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Step back in time to 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. Living History Weekends will be held[...]
Halloween at the Hollow 12:00 pm
Halloween at the Hollow @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come out to the hollow to celebrate Halloween with the ghosts of the Oregon Trail! Enjoy kid’s games, concessions, archery, crafts, costume contests and more from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Trunk or Treat starts at 4:00pm[...]
Trunk or Treat at Calamus SRA 5:30 pm
Trunk or Treat at Calamus SRA @ Calamus SRA
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
From 5:30pm to 7:00pm children can try out those new costumes and trick or treat at Homestead Knolls Campground!  Visitors are welcome to pass out candy and are encouraged to decorate their vehicle or campsite. [...]
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Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 28 all-day
More information to come! Park entry permit required.
Living History 11:00 am
Living History @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Step back in time to 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. Living History Weekends will be held[...]
Spooktacular Shootout – Haunted Hunts 11:00 am
Spooktacular Shootout – Haunted Hunts @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ghosts and ghouls gather Sunday, October 28 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for an afternoon of shooting and Halloween thrills! Designed for anyone age 8 and up – including adults – this fun event will[...]
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Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:30 pm
Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the beginner class is open to students who are new to JOAD or have only completed one quarter. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not[...]
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Fall NASP League 5:00 pm
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 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[...]
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) 6:00 pm
Centerfire Challenge League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 30 @ 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[...]
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:00 pm
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least ONE quarter of JOAD. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum[...]
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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 31 @ 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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