All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, February 29

Flatland Climbing Festival

Hosted by Outdoor Adventures: Campus Rec

Date: Time: 9:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Connect with climbers from around the Midwest as they gather for the 23rd Annual Flatland Climbing Festival. Enjoy the atmosphere and possibly win some sweet gear from local vendors. Everyone is encouraged to come be a part of this awesome event!
This event originated in Outdoor Adventures.

The Little Star That Could

Date: Time: 10:00 am–10:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
This is a story about Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form star clusters and …

We Are Stars

Date: Time: 11:00 am–11:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins.


Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:45 pm Location: Morrill Hall
Explore rare types of volcanic eruptions that marshal the energy that lurks beneath the surface of planet Earth. The story of these big blow outs is a tale of havoc and mayhem: mass extinctions, climate collapses, and violence beyond anything humans …


Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
The cast of Second City and Dr. Pat Tetreault, director of the UNL Women’s Center, will lean into a discussion of the struggles women encounter on the journey to leadership.

Clark Potter, Viola and Christopher Marks, Organ Recital: A Leap of Faith


Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: First Presbyterian Church
Professors Clark Potter and Christopher Marks combine to perform “A Leap of Faith: Music You’ve Never Heard” for viola and organ on Leap Day, Feb. 29. The concert will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, 840 S 17th St,, The recital …
This event originated in Faculty/Guest Artist/Guest Scholar.

The Second City: She the People

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
We’ll bet you 72 cents on the dollar (or much, much less!) you’ll cheer for this sketch show entirely created, designed and performed by the fearlessly funny women of The Second City! This mimosa-and-madness-fueled foray roasts the patriarchy, …
This event originated in Lied Center.

Ongoing Events

NATIVE VOICES: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness

a Traveling Exhibit

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
Vision Maker Media, in partnership with the University Libraries, introduces a new traveling exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, which examines concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American …
This event originated in Libraries.

Honors Spring Strings

Date: Time: 9:00 am–3:30 pm Location: Westbrook Music Building
Honors Spring Strings will take place at the UNL for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students will work directly with UNL’s Glenn Korff School of Music award-winning string faculty.
This event originated in Camps/Festivals.