Upcoming Events

Platte County Fair

8:00 am–8:00 pm Platte County Agriculture Park

Science Saturdays at Raising Nebraska

10:00 am–12:00 pm Raising Nebraska
Celebrate the International Year of the Pulse through Science Saturdays, a free and open to the public event for all, at Raising Nebraska located on the State Fairgrounds in Grand Island, NE. Science Saturday occurs the second Saturday of every …

State 4-H Horse Expo

4:00 pm–6:00 pm Fonner Park
The 2016 State 4-H Horse Expo will be held July 10-14 at Fonner Park in Grand Island. The State 4-H Horse Exposition is the pinnacle experience for Nebraska 4-H horse exhibitors. Youth participate in the state level horse show, hippology contest, and …

Gardens in July

6:30 pm–8:30 pm Sunken Gardens
We will tour the Sunken Gardens, the Hamann Rose Garden and the Strolling Garden. These beautiful gardens are part of the Lincoln Parks & Recreation Gardens in mid-Lincoln. The walking tour will start from the gazebo on the west side of the Sunken …

Viticulture Field Day at Old Cellar Vineyard, Arapahoe, NE

9:00 am–3:30 pm Old Cellar Vineyard
Mechanization and more — Gary Thompson, owner of Old Cellar Vineyard, has a great deal of information and hands-on experience to share with those who attend this field day. Machine harvest, other mechanization approaches and Thompson’s successful …

Gardens in July

6:30 pm–8:30 pm Beattie Elementary
We will tour a variety of gardens—the Platte River Garden, Contemplation Garden, Sculpture Garden, Pollinator Garden, the Bee Walk, Vegetable Garden, Berry Patch, Prairie Garden and the Anti-bullying Garden. To see the new garden under development …

The Science Behind the Craft

8:00 am–6:00 pm Innovation Campus
The demand for craft beer is rapidly growing. Craft breweries and local brew pubs are popping up in every community. Whether you are a seasoned brewer or just getting started this workshop will help you understand the science of beer production so …

Gardens in July

6:30 pm–8:30 pm Jayne Snyder Trail Center on Union Plaza
Union Plaza is a first of its kind 6-acre urban park located north of “O” Street between 21st and 22nd Streets in the heart of central Lincoln. As part of a roadway and stormwater improvement project of Antelope Valley, this public and privately …

3rd Annual Youth Crop Scouting Competition

8:30 am Agricultural Research & Development Center
Youth compete in teams to complete crop scouting exercises, complete a written test and identify common weeds. Register at http://cropwatch.unl.edu/cropscoutingcompetition