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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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6:00 pm Sounds on the Square Summer Conc...
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Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 6 @ 9:00 pm
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all-day Keith County Fair
Keith County Fair
Jul 27 – Aug 4 all-day
Mark your calendar for July 27-Aug. 4 for the Ogallala Round-Up Rodeo and Keith County Fair. Contact:  Dave Baltzell at 308-289-2605.
all-day Kites & Castles 2024
Kites & Castles 2024
Jul 27 all-day
Kites & Castles 2024
Lake McConaughy’s 30+ Year Tradition!  Put your Kites & Castles team together and come build a sand sculpture on Lake Mac’s beautiful beaches Saturday, July 27, 2024.  The event is free to enter or view. [...]
all-day Ogallala Round-Up Rodeo
Ogallala Round-Up Rodeo
Jul 27 – Jul 28 all-day
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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:
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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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