6 January Events to Hit

By Krystal Webster

Start 2019 off right with these six Kearney events. Check our event calendar for more!

#1 First Day Hike
Hit the trail for a 500 to 600-yard hike at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area. Meet at the trailhead and come prepared with winter appropriate clothing and items. Bring your four-legged friend along (must remain on a six-foot maximum leash).
Make sure to stick around for some hot chocolate!

Tuesday, January 1
Fort Kearny State Recreation Area

#2 The Blacklist Season 6 Premiere Party
Celebrate with us as we kick-off season 6 of The Blacklist with a FREE special double episode at The World Theatre. Tickets are required for entry and can be ordered online at theworldtheatre.org.

Cocktail and hor d’oeuvres from 6:00pm-7:00pm with the screening at 7:30pm, followed by a talkback with The Blacklist creator and Kearney-native Jon Bokenkamp.

Thursday, January 3
The World Theatre

#3 Home & Builder Show
This show has products for every aspect of the home building process including outdoor landscaping. This is a wonderful display of the latest products in the industry. No matter what your home budget is, there is something for the basic spec home to the most custom project you are working on. Admission is $5.

January 11-13
Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm  Saturday: 10:00am-7:00pm  Sunday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Buffalo County Fairgrounds

#4 Tri-City Storm Hockey
The Kearney community is the proud home of Storm Hockey, a Tier I junior ice hockey team in the USHL. January brings in three weekends of home games to the Viaero Center, facing off against the Waterloo Blackhawks, the Muskegon Lumberjacks and the Youngstown Phantoms.

$17 for standard seating for adults, $10 for children 12 and under, children 3 and under are free.

vs. Blackhawks: January 11 & 12 at 7:05pm
vs. Lumberjacks: January 18 & 19 at 7:05pm
vs. Phantoms: January 25 at 7:05pm
Viaero Center

#5 RV & Boat Show
This show brings in some of the best family vacation products known to man: RV’s and Boats. Three full days of the best variety in the industry, including fishing seminars, golf instruction, camping, kayaking and boating displays.

January 25-27
Friday: 12:00pm-8:00pm  Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm  Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Buffalo County Fairgrounds

#6 Crane River Theater’s 10th Birthday Bash
Let’s Party! The evening will feature a sneak peek into the season ahead, a look back at shows of the past, hors d’oeuvres, cake and a complimentary champagne toast. They will also be honoring an outstanding individual, business and organization with the annual Taking Flight Awards.

If you’ve ever attended a Crane River Theater production, come share your memories and find out what’s in store for the year to come! Tickets at cranerivertheater.org.

Thursday, January 31
The World Theatre