Events

Jan
18
Wed
Kearney Storytelling Festival – The Uncalled for Trio performing “Unwrapped” – The Ugly Sweater Tour @ The World Theatre
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm

Synopsis
Presented by the Kearney Storytelling Festival. A veritable buffet of holiday humor featuring The Uncalled For Trio: Bil Lepp, Kim Weitkamp and Andy Offutt Irwin.

These three award winning, nationally touring storytellers will fill your holidays with cheer. This is their fourth annual Uncalled For Trio Christmas Tour, which has repeatedly sold out in various cities around the country. Don’t miss it!

Wear your ugliest christmas sweater and you may win a prize!

Jan
19
Thu
Painting with Socially Inspired @ George Spencer Tasting Room
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

We are painting the flower jar wood sign. This design has a 3D feel and is painted on a wood sign hung with twine. To register click here: https://besociallyinspired.com/george-spencer-tasting-room/

 

 

Crafts with a Glass @ Cedar Hills Vineyard & Gardens
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm

Get on top of those New Year’s resolutions to get more organized as we create this paint chip calendar! All supplies and a glass of wine are included in the class fee of $25. Reservations are required so that enough supplies are available. Give us a call at 308-452-3181 to reserve your spot!

The Blacklist – The Harem @ The World Theatre
Jan 19 @ 6:45 pm

Come support The World and watch the newest episode of The Blacklist, commercial free and on the big screen. Free will donations to support The World Theatre are accepted as admission. The screening will be followed with a live video Q&A with The Blacklist creator, Jon Bokenkamp. Only at The World Theatre!

Jan
20
Fri
Storytelling for Pre-School Children with Kim Weitkamp @ Kearney Public Library
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am

There is also a Writing Workshop on the 20th at 2:30pm at the Kearney Public Library. Call 308-233-3282 to register for $10.00.

Storytelling for Seniors with Kim Weitkamp @ Peterson Senior Activity Center
Jan 20 @ 12:45 pm
Astro Fridays: Understanding Other Worlds @ UNK Planetarium, Bruner Hall of Science
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm

by Dr. Adam Jensen – UNK Astronomy

Tri-City Storm vs. Sioux City @ Viaero Event Center
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm
Moonlight – Drama R @ The World Theatre
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm

Based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue
A young man deals with his dysfunctional home life and comes of age in Miami during the “War on Drugs” era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality. Moonlight uses one man’s story to offer a remarkable and brilliantly crafted look at lives too rarely seen in cinema.

Jan
21
Sat
Storytelling for Families with Kim Weitkamp, Bil Lepp & Andy Offutt Irwin @ Kearney Public Library
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm

There is another Storytelling for Families session at 3:00pm, also on the 21st.

Kearney Community Theatre Benefit Gala @ Kearney Community Theatre
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm

Saturday, January 21, 2017
6:00 Cocktail Hour
Music by Formerly Three
6:30 Dinner
Catered by Younes Hospitality
7:45 The Santaland Diaries
Starring Pat Marlatt

$75 per person or
$300 for a table for four
Complimentary Beverages with all tickets

Reservations are Required
Beginning January 9-19
1:00-5:00 PM only
308.234.1529
Semi-Formal Attire Requested

Storytelling for Adults with Kim Weitkamp, Bil Lepp & Andy Offutt Irwin @ First United Methodist Church
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm
Tri-City Storm vs. Omaha @ Viaero Event Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm
Moonlight – Drama Rated R @ The World Theatre
Jan 21 @ 7:30 pm

Based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue
A young man deals with his dysfunctional home life and comes of age in Miami during the “War on Drugs” era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality. Moonlight uses one man’s story to offer a remarkable and brilliantly crafted look at lives too rarely seen in cinema.

Jan
22
Sun
Moonlight – Drama Rated R 2016 @ The World Theatre
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm

Based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue
A young man deals with his dysfunctional home life and comes of age in Miami during the “War on Drugs” era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality. Moonlight uses one man’s story to offer a remarkable and brilliantly crafted look at lives too rarely seen in cinema.

Jan
25
Wed
Lenora Castillo: La Nebraska, Poetry From The Plains @ Museum of Nebraska Art
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn more about art in one-hour presentations by regional experts. Free and open to the public.

Lenora Castillo: La Nebraska, Poetry From The Plains
Wednesday: January 25 • 2:00 p.m.
Poet Lenora Castillo, born in Lyman, Nebraska, received her B.A. degree in English from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a M.A. from Iowa State University. Her poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Nebraska Poets Calendar, American Nile, Voces: Latina/Chicana Emerging Issues, Poets in the Gallery, and is featured in a cooperative book On This Land with Nebraska printmaker Karen Kunc which won the first prize book award from the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. Recently Castillo became one of five poets to be featured on the new Poetry from the Plains website which is hosted by UNL’s Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. In 2017, her poem La Nebraska, will appear in Nebraska Poetry: A Sesquicentennial Anthology, 1867-2017.

This program is funded in part by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, presented in conjunction with MONA’s Mujeres exhibition. Media sponsors: University of Nebraska at Kearney Office of Multicultural Affairs and Women’s and Gender Studies Programs.

Make It & Take It Class: Littles @ Kearney Area Children's Museum
Jan 25 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

For our January class we will be making Snowman Sensory bottles, paper plate penguins, and cotton ball igloos.
Ages Allowed: 3 – 5
Children need to be accompanied by an adult

Jan
26
Thu
UNK Women’s Basketball vs. Lindenwood University @ Health & Sports Center, UNK
Jan 26 @ 5:30 pm
The Blacklist @ The World Theatre
Jan 26 @ 6:45 pm
UNK Men’s Basketball vs. Lindenwood University @ Health and Sports Center, UNK
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm
Jan
27
Fri
Kearney RV & Boat Show @ Buffalo County Fairgrounds
Jan 27 all-day
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – (PG Fantasy/Action) @ The World Theatre
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm

Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling’s popular children’s novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents’ mysterious deaths.

Jan
28
Sat
Kearney RV & Boat Show @ Buffalo County Fairgrounds
Jan 28 all-day
Miranda Lambert: Highway Vagabound Tour @ Viaero Event Center
Jan 28 all-day

Miranda Lambert with Special Guest Old Dominion and Aubrie Sellers

JANUARY 28, 2017

 

TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 28 @ 10 AM

on kearneyevents.net or by calling 308-338-8011

UNK Women’s Basketball vs. Lincoln University of Missouri @ Health and Sports Center, UNK
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm
UNK Men’s Basketball vs. Lincoln University of Missouri @ Health and Sports Center, UNK
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – (PG Fantasy/Action) @ The World Theatere
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm

Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling’s popular children’s novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents’ mysterious deaths.

Jan
29
Sun
Kearney RV & Boat Show @ Buffalo County Fairgrounds
Jan 29 all-day
Brunch with the Bands @ Kearney Catholic School - Old Gym
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come enjoy an amazing Brunch provided by the Knights of Columbus & Kearney Catholic Music Boosters! Pre-sale tickets are $5 from any KCHS Band student, ages 5 and under are free. Sale ends January 23rd. Tickets at the doors are $7, ages 5 and under are free. Brunch will include all you can eat pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, breakfast desserts, whipped topping, coffee, juice, and more! Special performances by KCHS students and music groups will be held throughout the event. This is a fundraiser which will go towards the music program at Kearney Catholic. We appreciate all support!!!

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – (PG Fantasy/Action) @ The World Theatre
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm

Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling’s popular children’s novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents’ mysterious deaths.