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As of July 1, Game and Parks will begin hosting some educational and naturalist programs on a limited basis. Visitors to offices, interpretive centers, education centers, nature centers and indoor events are temporarily required to wear a face mask. Please visit outdoornebraska.org/healthinfo for more information.

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Second Shots Pistol 2:00 pm
Second Shots Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our Second Shots Pistol course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
The Science of Wildlife Diseases 3:00 pm
The Science of Wildlife Diseases @ Online
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wild animals, domestic animals and humans share a large and increasing number of infectious diseases, known as zoonoses.  Humans and wildlife are more close than they ever have been and that increased interaction between humans[...]
Second Shots Pistol 6:00 pm
Second Shots Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Our Second Shots Pistol course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
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Second Shots Pistol 2:00 pm
Second Shots Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our Second Shots Pistol course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Second Shots Pistol 6:00 pm
Second Shots Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Our Second Shots Pistol course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
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Living History
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 3 all-day
Join us for Living History at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park! Park entry permit required.
Explore Hunting 9:00 am
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
Explore Hunting 2:30 pm
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
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Living History
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Oct 4 all-day
Join us for Living History at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park! Park entry permit required.
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Nature Tails: Pre-K Program Theme: (Listed Below for Each Week) 10:00 am
Nature Tails: Pre-K Program Theme: (Listed Below for Each Week) @ Online
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Gather your little ducklings, tadpoles, and bookworms for Nebraska Game and Parks’ new pre-k virtual nature program- Nature Tails! Every Tuesday at 10am (Central Time) our outdoor educators from across the state will be reading[...]
GSSF Indoor League Series – Match 3 1:00 pm
GSSF Indoor League Series – Match 3 @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration for the Outdoor Education Center’s GSSF Indoor League Series – Match 3 on October 6 -or- 10, 2020. For this series, each match will be offered on two dates – attend on whichever day[...]
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Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Bow Hunt 7:00 pm
Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Bow Hunt @ Online
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This bow hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence and[...]
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FIRST SHOTS Pistol 2:00 pm
FIRST SHOTS Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Take your first shots with us! The biggest challenge for new shooters is getting started. First Shots makes getting started in shooting very easy – and, best of all, it’s only $10! At a First[...]
The Science of Fungi 3:00 pm
The Science of Fungi @ Online
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tens of thousands of organisms from mushrooms to mold to yeast, fall under the umbrella of fungi.  At first these organisms were thought to be plants, but they have now emerged as their own taxonomic[...]
FIRST SHOTS Pistol 6:00 pm
FIRST SHOTS Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Take your first shots with us! The biggest challenge for new shooters is getting started. First Shots makes getting started in shooting very easy – and, best of all, it’s only $10! At a First[...]
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FIRST SHOTS Pistol 2:00 pm
FIRST SHOTS Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Take your first shots with us! The biggest challenge for new shooters is getting started. First Shots makes getting started in shooting very easy – and, best of all, it’s only $10! At a First[...]
FIRST SHOTS Pistol 6:00 pm
FIRST SHOTS Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Take your first shots with us! The biggest challenge for new shooters is getting started. First Shots makes getting started in shooting very easy – and, best of all, it’s only $10! At a First[...]
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Movie Night 7:30 pm
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Movie Night @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm
Bring your chairs and blankets! Friday night is movie night in the pasture. Celebrate the fall season by joining us for an outdoor viewing of family-friendly Halloween classics. October 9th – Casper October 16th –[...]
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25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Campsite Decorating Contest
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Campsite Decorating Contest @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 10 all-day
Judging at 10pm each evening. Park entry permit required.
Hallowfest
Hallowfest @ Ponca State Park
Oct 10 all-day
Join us for day full of fun activities; crafts, pumpkin carving contest, cabin & campground decorating contest, creepy crawly critter corner programs, and a haunted drive. Due to COVID and CDC suggested guidelines, guests will[...]
GSSF Indoor League Series – Match 3 8:00 am
GSSF Indoor League Series – Match 3 @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration for the Outdoor Education Center’s GSSF Indoor League Series – Match 3 on October 6 -or- 10, 2020. For this series, each match will be offered on two dates – attend on whichever day[...]
Explore Hunting 9:00 am
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
Explore Hunting 2:30 pm
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 10 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Haunted Drive Thru 6:11 pm
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Haunted Drive Thru @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 10 @ 6:11 pm
Rides departing from museum parking lot (weather permitting). Concessions on grounds. $15/vehicle – No buses, motorcycles, trailers, or people in back of trucks allowed. Advance ticket sales only, beginning October 1st (no tickets sold day-of).[...]
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Nature Tails: Pre-K Program Theme: (Listed Below for Each Week) 10:00 am
Nature Tails: Pre-K Program Theme: (Listed Below for Each Week) @ Online
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Gather your little ducklings, tadpoles, and bookworms for Nebraska Game and Parks’ new pre-k virtual nature program- Nature Tails! Every Tuesday at 10am (Central Time) our outdoor educators from across the state will be reading[...]
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Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Hunt Waterfowl 7:00 pm
Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Hunt Waterfowl @ Online
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This waterfowl hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence and[...]
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25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Movie Night 7:30 pm
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Movie Night @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm
Bring your chairs and blankets! Friday night is movie night in the pasture. Celebrate the fall season by joining us for an outdoor viewing of family-friendly Halloween classics. October 9th – Casper October 16th –[...]
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25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Campsite Decorating Contest
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Campsite Decorating Contest @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 17 all-day
Judging at 10pm each evening. Park entry permit required.
Hallowfest
Hallowfest @ Ponca State Park
Oct 17 all-day
Join us for day full of fun activities; crafts, pumpkin carving contest, cabin & campground decorating contest, creepy crawly critter corner programs, and a haunted drive. Due to COVID and CDC suggested guidelines, guests will[...]
Explore Hunting 9:00 am
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
33rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival 10:00 am
33rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival @ Calamus SRA
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
 Join us for the 33rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival. Pumpkin carving will begin at 10:00 am and run all day. There will be a do your own scavenger hunt and a take home craft for[...]
Pink Pumpkin Walk 11:00 am
Pink Pumpkin Walk @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am
Cancer walk for survivors and in memory of loved ones. Help us support October as being “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”. Download event flyer for details: Pink Pumpkin Walk 2020 Park entry permit required.
Explore Hunting 2:30 pm
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
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Nature Tails: Pre-K Program Theme: (Listed Below for Each Week) 10:00 am
Nature Tails: Pre-K Program Theme: (Listed Below for Each Week) @ Online
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Gather your little ducklings, tadpoles, and bookworms for Nebraska Game and Parks’ new pre-k virtual nature program- Nature Tails! Every Tuesday at 10am (Central Time) our outdoor educators from across the state will be reading[...]
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Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Hunt Upland Birds 7:00 pm
Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Hunt Upland Birds @ Online
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This upland bird hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence[...]
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The Science of Snakes 3:00 pm
The Science of Snakes @ Online
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
There are more than 3,000 different species of snakes on the planet and they’re found just about everywhere.  In Nebraska we have 29 species of snakes, and only four of them are venomous.  Throughout this[...]
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Camp & Treat
Camp & Treat @ Red Willow State Recreation Area
Oct 23 all-day
A Halloween camping even with off season camping rates of $5 off electrical sites, $10 for tent sites. Adult and Kids Pumpkin Carving Contest at 4pm on October 24th. Camper/Campsite decorating contest Download event flyer:[...]
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Movie Night 7:30 pm
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Movie Night @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm
Bring your chairs and blankets! Friday night is movie night in the pasture. Celebrate the fall season by joining us for an outdoor viewing of family-friendly Halloween classics. October 9th – Casper October 16th –[...]
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25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Campsite Decorating Contest
25th Annual Haunted Hollow – Campsite Decorating Contest @ Indian Cave State Park
Oct 24 all-day
Judging at 10pm each evening. Park entry permit required.
Camp & Treat
Camp & Treat @ Red Willow State Recreation Area
Oct 24 all-day
A Halloween camping even with off season camping rates of $5 off electrical sites, $10 for tent sites. Adult and Kids Pumpkin Carving Contest at 4pm on October 24th. Camper/Campsite decorating contest Download event flyer:[...]
Explore Hunting 9:00 am
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
Explore Hunting 2:30 pm
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 24 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
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Camp & Treat
Camp & Treat @ Red Willow State Recreation Area
Oct 25 all-day
A Halloween camping even with off season camping rates of $5 off electrical sites, $10 for tent sites. Adult and Kids Pumpkin Carving Contest at 4pm on October 24th. Camper/Campsite decorating contest Download event flyer:[...]
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Nature Tails: Pre-K Program Theme: (Listed Below for Each Week) 10:00 am
Nature Tails: Pre-K Program Theme: (Listed Below for Each Week) @ Online
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Gather your little ducklings, tadpoles, and bookworms for Nebraska Game and Parks’ new pre-k virtual nature program- Nature Tails! Every Tuesday at 10am (Central Time) our outdoor educators from across the state will be reading[...]
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Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Hunt Deer with Firearm 7:00 pm
Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Hunt Deer with Firearm @ Online
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This firearm deer hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence[...]
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Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Hunt Deer with a Firearm 12:00 pm
Hunting Happy Hour: Learn to Hunt Deer with a Firearm @ Online
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This firearm deer hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence[...]
The Science of Nebraska Fish 3:00 pm
The Science of Nebraska Fish @ Online
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nebraska is home to more than 100 species of fish, and being in the center of the Great Plains isn’t always super pleasant if you’re a fish.  With cold winters, hot summers and variable rainfall[...]
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Explore Hunting 9:00 am
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
Explore Hunting 2:30 pm
Explore Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 31 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Interested in connecting with the outdoors through hunting, but not sure how to get started? This class is for you! Our nine-week course is designed for beginners of all types – students do not need[...]
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