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Christmas in the Woods @ Ponca State Park
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.
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8:45 am Shootout at Salt Creek @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Shootout at Salt Creek @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 2 @ 8:45 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[...]
11:00 am Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
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[...]
6:30 pm Beginner JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
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[...]
5:00 pm Centerfire Challenge League (Mini Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Centerfire Challenge League (Mini Winter Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 4 @ 5:00 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[...]
6:00 pm Intermediate JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
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[...]
6:00 pm Learn to Hunt – Predator @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
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,[...]
8:30 pm College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
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[...]
6:00 pm Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Explore Archery: Thursdays Dec-Jan @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 6 @ 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[...]
7:00 pm Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
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[...]
10:00 am Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
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[...]
5:30 pm Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
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[...]
5:30 pm Compound JOAD & Adult Archery: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
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[...]
6:30 pm Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
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,[...]
9:00 am Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Our Introduction to Handgun 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[...]
10:00 am Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
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[...]
10:00 am Nature’s Gifts: Decorations from the Great Outdoors @ Wildcat Hills Nature Center
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[...]
1:30 pm Classic Christmas @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
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. Download event flyer: ClassicChristmas_2018 Park entry[...]
5:30 pm Christmas at the Cody’s @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
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[...]
6:30 pm Christmas at the Mansion @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
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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