All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, February 26

Ash Wednesday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The beginning of Lent in the Christian faith. As a display of atonement, ashes are marked on worshippers. Lent, which is observed during the seven weeks prior to Easter, is a time of reflection and preparation for the Holy Week and is observed by …

Painted Quilts of the Hopi Mesas

Hosted by International Quilt Museum

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: International Quilt Museum
Painted Quilts from the Hopi Mesas is an exhibition of quilts and other objects made by the Hopi people of northeast Arizona. The exhibition opens October 22, 2021 and runs through April 30, 2022.

HuskerThon 2022

hosted by Dance Marathon

Date: Time: 11:00 am–11:55 pm Location: Nebraska Union
13.1 hour “Dance Marathon” where UNL students and kids who have been treated at Children’s Hospital come together to celebrate the money we have raised and dance the night away. We integrate dancing, live acts such as a children’s talent show …
This event originated in Dance Marathon.

Ongoing Events

Unkissed Kisses

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
A new exhibit in Love Library highlights the historical moments of LGBTQ+ literature, writers, and their roles in the history of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The exhibit also celebrates the first LGBTQ course offered at a state university …
This event originated in Libraries.

Black History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.

Human Relations Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
National Human Relations Month is a celebration of diversity, and the actions of lifting up the needs of the less fortunate. A day to closely examine community programs that enhance the quality of life in their cities and towns.

Losar

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The Tibetan Buddhist New Year, a time of renewal through sacred and secular practices.