Saturday, December 1

Community CROPS Beginning Farmer Training Program

10:00 am–1:00 pm Lancaster County Extension Building
Community CROPS trains people who want to start a farm business. If you would like to grow vegetables, herbs, fruit or flowers to sell at the farmers’ markets or local grocery stores, we can help you learn how.

9th Annual Student Dance Project

7:30 pm–12:00 am Mabel Lee Hall
Directed by Noelle Bohaty. A program of work by student choreographers. Tickets available at the door. $5/General, $3/Students and Seniors

Melancholy Play

7:30 pm–12:00 am Temple Building
By Sarah Ruhl, directed by Joshua Waterstone. An unexpected comedy about melancholy in a post-pharmaceutical world. Melancholy Play is an irrational play with a highly rational live cellist. Tickets: $6 at

Theatrix: Melancholy Play

7:30 pm–12:00 am Temple Building
In the play, a comedy about sadness, Tilly is beautiful and melancholy. Everyone she meets falls in love with her. Then one day she is suddenly happy—and things get very strange. An unexpected story of melancholy in a post-pharmaceutical world, …

UNL Student Dance Project

7:30 pm–9:00 pm Mabel Lee Hall
The annual Student Dance Project will feature UNL student dancers in concert Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. and again Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be in Room 304 of Mabel Lee Hall, 14th & Vine. Tickets: General admission $5, student/ …

Ongoing Events

Exhibition: “What’s in a Name? Inscribed Quilts”

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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Minerals & Meteorites

9:30 am–4:30 pm Morrill Hall
On April 21, the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall will open “Minerals & Meteorites,” an expansive display of rare minerals and meteorites in the Cooper Gallery. The exhibit contains specimens from the collections of the UNL …

Exhibition: Studio Art Quilt Associate’s 20th Showcase

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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Exhibition: “Five Decades of Collecting”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
“Five Decades of Collecting” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Sheldon Museum of Art’s building, which was designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson and opened in 1963. Each work in the exhibition was created and acquired after 1960.

Exhibition: Indigo Gives America the Blues

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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Exhibition: “Women Call for Peace: Global Vistas”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Works by 13 distinguished artists of diverse religious beliefs and ethnic heritage—including some who have personally encountered violence–address factors associated with conflict, such as war, race, gender, and religion.

Westward Bound: Big Color Landscape Photographs

All Day Great Plains Art Museum

Exhibition: “The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
This exhibition showcases the broad scope of geometric abstraction artwork in Sheldon’s collection. The works in “The Geometric Unconscious” span a period of more than 100 years and prompted a rethinking of geometric abstraction with a special …

Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience sponsors public exhibit at Pioneers Park Nature Center

8:00 am–4:00 pm Pioneers Park
This public exhibit introduces nanoscale science through snowflakes, lotus leaves, butterflies, and minerals. Learn how nanoscientists mimic nanostructure principles and phenomena in nature to develop new products that are revolutionizing our lives …