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Christmas in the Woods
Christmas in the Woods @ Ponca State Park
Dec 1 all-day
Seasonal educational activities including old-fashion holiday crafts, lighted hayrack rides, free cookies and hot cider, sledding hill, groomed cross-country ski trails (snow permitting), and Snowman Building Contest. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Archery on Fire 10:00 am
Archery on Fire @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Dec 1 @ 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[...]
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[...]
24th Annual Historical Christmas Dinner 6:00 pm
24th Annual Historical Christmas Dinner @ Fort Robinson State Park
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm
The annual Christmas dinner at Fort Robinson State Park on Dec. 1 will take people back to a period that marked the end of what became known as the Sioux Wars.  The 200 attendees of[...]
Light up the Fort 6:00 pm
Light up the Fort @ Fort Robinson State Park
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm
 Christmas lights will be installed on park buildings with help from community members. The lights will turn on at 6 p.m. and will remain lit each evening through December. Groups interested in decorating a building at[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Special after-hours Mansion viewings 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,[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 11:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 2 @ 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[...]
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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
Dec 3 @ 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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Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:00 pm
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 4 @ 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 – Predator 6:00 pm
Learn to Hunt – Predator @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 4 @ 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,[...]
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College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 5 @ 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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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 6 @ 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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Becoming an Outdoors Woman Squirrel Hunting Workshop and Mentored Hunt
Becoming an Outdoors Woman Squirrel Hunting Workshop and Mentored Hunt @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Dec 7 – Dec 8 all-day
Join a team of fun instructors in an educational workshop, rifle sight-in and a hunt to introduce squirrel hunting! This small game is a good introduction to sport hunting. Orientation, safety instruction and firearms sighting[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 10:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 7 @ 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 Cody’s 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas at the Cody’s each weekend in December leading up until Christmas. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. This event includes: Hayrack rides, Nightly entertainment in Irma’s parlor, best decorated room judging[...]
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:30 pm
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 7 @ 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[...]
Woman’s Squirrel Hunt Workshop & Mentored Hunt 6:00 pm
Woman’s Squirrel Hunt Workshop & Mentored Hunt @ Outdoor Education Center
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop.  Join a team of fun instructors in an educational workshop, rifle sight-in and a hunt to introduce squirrel hunting.  Squirrels are plentiful and fun to hunt!  This small game is[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Special after-hours Mansion viewings 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,[...]
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Christmas in the Woods
Christmas in the Woods @ Ponca State Park
Dec 8 all-day
Seasonal educational activities including old-fashion holiday crafts, lighted hayrack rides, free cookies and hot cider, sledding hill, groomed cross-country ski trails (snow permitting), and Snowman Building Contest. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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[...]
Nature’s Gifts: Decorations from the Great Outdoors 10:00 am
Nature’s Gifts: Decorations from the Great Outdoors @ Wildcat Hills Nature Center
Dec 8 @ 10:00 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 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us for a Christmas celebration featuring pictures taken with Santa by NebraskaLAND photographers. Sugar cookie decorating, winter crafts, and tram rides through the park will also be available. Park entry permit required.
Christmas at the Cody’s 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas at the Cody’s each weekend in December leading up until Christmas. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. This event includes: Hayrack rides, Nightly entertainment in Irma’s parlor, best decorated room judging[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Special after-hours Mansion viewings 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,[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 11:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 9 @ 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[...]
Woman’s Fishing Instructor Training 2:00 pm
Woman’s Fishing Instructor Training @ Outdoor Education Center
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pass on your love and knowledge of fishing by becoming a fishing instructor.  Get certified to lead your own fishing clinics, and gain access to loaner fishing equipment and materials!  This training is open to[...]
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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
Dec 10 @ 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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Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 6:00 pm
Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 11 @ 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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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 13 @ 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 14 @ 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 Cody’s 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas at the Cody’s each weekend in December leading up until Christmas. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. This event includes: Hayrack rides, Nightly entertainment in Irma’s parlor, best decorated room judging[...]
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:30 pm
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 14 @ 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[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Special after-hours Mansion viewings 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,[...]
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Christmas Bird Count
Christmas Bird Count @ Indian Cave State Park
Dec 15 all-day
Join us for the Christmas Bird Count at Indian Cave State Park! The Christmas Bird Count is a long-standing program of the National Audubon Society that allows researchers to study the long-term health and status[...]
Christmas in the Woods
Christmas in the Woods @ Ponca State Park
Dec 15 all-day
Seasonal educational activities including old-fashion holiday crafts, lighted hayrack rides, free cookies and hot cider, sledding hill, groomed cross-country ski trails (snow permitting), and Snowman Building Contest. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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[...]
Christmas at the Cody’s 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas at the Cody’s each weekend in December leading up until Christmas. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. This event includes: Hayrack rides, Nightly entertainment in Irma’s parlor, best decorated room judging[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Special after-hours Mansion viewings 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,[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 11:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 16 @ 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[...]
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Christmas at the Cody’s 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas at the Cody’s each weekend in December leading up until Christmas. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. This event includes: Hayrack rides, Nightly entertainment in Irma’s parlor, best decorated room judging[...]
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr 5:30 pm
Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 21 @ 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[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Special after-hours Mansion viewings 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,[...]
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Christmas in the Woods
Christmas in the Woods @ Ponca State Park
Dec 22 all-day
Seasonal educational activities including old-fashion holiday crafts, lighted hayrack rides, free cookies and hot cider, sledding hill, groomed cross-country ski trails (snow permitting), and Snowman Building Contest. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Christmas at the Cody’s 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas at the Cody’s each weekend in December leading up until Christmas. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. This event includes: Hayrack rides, Nightly entertainment in Irma’s parlor, best decorated room judging[...]
Christmas at the Mansion 6:30 pm
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Special after-hours Mansion viewings 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,[...]
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Christmas at the Mansion 11:00 am
Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
Dec 23 @ 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[...]
Christmas at the Cody’s 5:30 pm
Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Dec 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas at the Cody’s each weekend in December leading up until Christmas. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. This event includes: Hayrack rides, Nightly entertainment in Irma’s parlor, best decorated room judging[...]
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7th Annual Winterfest
7th Annual Winterfest @ Ponca State Park
Dec 29 all-day
This outdoor family tradition features a Yule Log Quest, the National Championship Fruitcake Fling, seasonal crafts, lighted hayrack rides and more. Contact Ponca State Park for additional details at 402-755-2284. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
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