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Come to Kites & Castles!

Kites and Castles – Lake McConaughy’s longest-running event – will be held Saturday, July 27, 2024!

Register your team to build a sand sculpture on the beautiful white sand beaches surrounding Nebraska’s largest lake!

Event Location: Martin Bay – look for the signs!
11:00 a.m. – Registration at the swim beach to the east of the Low Water Boat Ramp at Martin Bay
NOON – Sculpting begins
4:00 p.m. – Judging begins
5:00 p.m. – Awards Presentation

Sculptors compete in 4 classes:
Kids (0-14)
Student (15-22)
Open Class
Family

Bring the family to view the incredible creations once the contest is over.

​Call the Keith County Chamber of Commerce at 308-284-4066 for more information.  

This is a FREE event, but you will need a NE Game and Parks vehicle permit to access the beaches.

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Calendar of Events

Jul
19
Fri
6:00 pm Sounds on the Square Summer Conc...
Sounds on the Square Summer Conc...
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 6 @ 9:00 pm
Mark your calendars for a great summer of FREE LIVE MUSIC at Rendezvous Square in Ogallala. Bring a lawn chair and your friends for these free Friday night concerts from 6 to 9 p.m: May[...]
Jul
20
Sat
8:00 pm Live Music at Admiral’s Cove – P...
Live Music at Admiral’s Cove – P...
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Platinum Pearls will be performing hits from all genres & decades at Admiral’s Cove on Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 pm.  $5 cover.
Jul
22
Mon
3:30 pm Writing Workshop at the Library ...
Writing Workshop at the Library ...
Jul 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The public is invited to a free Humanities Nebraska program Monday, July 22 at 3:30 p.m. at the Kathleen Lute Public Library in Ogallala. Twyla M. Hansen will present a writing workshop: Playing Around With[...]
 
 

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Sounds on the Square

Mark your calendars for a great summer of FREE LIVE MUSIC at Rendezvous Square in Ogallala.

Bring a lawn chair and your friends for these free Friday night concerts from 6 to 9 p.m:
May 31: Karaoke Night
June 14: The Talbott Br

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Second Chapter Brewing

Visit Ogallala’s hometown brewery – Second Chapter Brewing, located in the historic former Goodall City Library building at 203 West A Street. 

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