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Calendar of Events

Oct
20
Sat
1:00 pm “Oceans of Grass” film at the Pr...
“Oceans of Grass” film at the Pr...
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
The new documentary film, “OCEAN OF GRASS-Life on a Nebraska Sandhills Ranch” was created by former Ogallala native Georg Joutras. OCEAN OF GRASS is an organic journey about life rolled up into the ranch experience. [...]
Oct
27
Sat
12:00 pm Halloween at the Hollow
Halloween at the Hollow
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come out to Ash Hollow to celebrate Halloween with the ghosts of the Oregon Trail! Enjoy kid’s games, concessions, archery, crafts, costume contests and more from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Trunk or Treat starts at 4:00pm[...]
1:30 pm American Girl Halloween Party
American Girl Halloween Party
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Keith County Historical Society will host their annual American Girl Halloween Party Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at the Ogallala Holiday Inn Express.   Advance tickets only, space is limited. 1 Adult[...]
Nov
3
Sat
all-day Kayak Big Mac
Kayak Big Mac
Nov 3 all-day
4th Annual Kayak Big Mac Sponsored by Ogallala Rotary

Calendar

Oct
20
Sat
“Oceans of Grass” film at the Prairie Theatre
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm

The new documentary film, “OCEAN OF GRASS-Life on a Nebraska Sandhills Ranch” was created by former Ogallala native Georg Joutras. OCEAN OF GRASS is an organic journey about life rolled up into the ranch experience.  It is an experiential, immersive documentary capturing a year in the life of a 130 year old Nebraska Sandhills ranch.

Showtimes at the Prairie Theatre, Ogallala:
October 20, 2018, 1 p.m., filmmaker Q&A to follow
October 20, 4 p.m.
October 21, 1 p.m.

Oct
27
Sat
Halloween at the Hollow
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come out to Ash Hollow to celebrate Halloween with the ghosts of the Oregon Trail! Enjoy kid’s games, concessions, archery, crafts, costume contests and more from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Trunk or Treat starts at 4:00pm and visitors are welcome to participate in the fun by decorating their trunk and providing candy for the kids. A Haunted Trail Walk starts after dark. Visitor Center will be open 12:00pm-5:00pm.

Free admission to event.  The museum will be open with a fee of $2 per adult (13 and over) and $1 per child (3 to 12).

Ash Hollow is located 3 miles southeast of Lewellen on U.S. Hwy. 26

Park entry permit required.

For more information, contact Alison Bleich, park superintendent, at 308-778-5651 or alison.bleich@nebraska.gov.

 

American Girl Halloween Party
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The Keith County Historical Society will host their annual American Girl Halloween Party Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at the Ogallala Holiday Inn Express.   Advance tickets only, space is limited. 1 Adult and 1 Child $20.00, additional child $8.00, limit 2.  Includes hair styling for child and doll, crafts, sweet treats and costume parade.   Advance tickets available at MaKenzi’s Boutique, 101 N. Spruce, Ogallala.

Nov
3
Sat
Kayak Big Mac
Nov 3 all-day

4th Annual Kayak Big Mac
Sponsored by Ogallala Rotary

Nov
17
Sat
Ogallala Fall Arts & Crafts Show
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The annual Ogallala Fall Arts & Crafts Show will be held Sat. Nov. 17 from 9 AM to 4 PM  at the Keith County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.