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Free Photo with Santa

December 5 - December 8
Cabela’s, 3600 Highway 30 E
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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10:00am-8:00pm Come to Cabela's for a FREE photo with Santa! Get a Bass Pass that provides for a 30-minute window during which you are guaranteed to see Santa (a 5:00 p.m. pass will ensure you see Santa between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m.). While you wait, you can make a craft, color a coloring page and … Continue reading "Free Photo with Santa"

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Joseph Hall & Paul Eve

December 8
Minden Opera House, 322 East 5th Street
Minden, NE 68859 United States

3:00pm & 8:00pm Regular $25 / $30 for VIP Joseph Hall does such an incredible job recreating the moves, the look, and the sound of Elvis Presley that you’ll think you’re watching the King himself!  Joseph’s show features the greatest hits of the King of Rock N’ Roll. Joining him in Nebraska’s Christmas City will … Continue reading "Joseph Hall & Paul Eve"

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Jay Owenhouse

December 8
Merryman Performing Arts Center, 225 W 22nd St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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4:00pm & 8:00pm Jay Owenhouse, one of the most awarded illusionists in history, will return by popular demand to Kearney – one night only in “Dare to Believe!”, an illusion spectacular. The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike “One of the Top 10 Live Shows in America”. Jay has amazed millions on … Continue reading "Jay Owenhouse"

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Minden Christmas Festival

December 8

Holy Family Catholic Church Wrapping & Bake Sale, Minden Opera House, 8am-2pm Christmas City 5K Run/Little Elves Run, Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 9am/9:30am Joseph Hall & Paul Eve in concert at the Minden Opera House, 3pm & 8pm  

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10:00 am

Santa Paws

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kearney Area Animal Shelter, 3205 W Highway 30
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Santa Paws is coming! Our annual Santa Paws event will be on Saturday, December 8th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This event is full of fun! Have your pet's picture taken with Santa Paws by Kristine Silvers who owns Halsey Ann Photography, chance at winning incredible raffle items, and enjoy cookies and cider! We are asking … Continue reading "Santa Paws"

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Santa Photos

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hilltop Mall, 5011 2nd Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$20.00 Come and join us at the Hilltop for some Santa photos

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11:00 am

Cookie Walk

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Downtown Kearney, Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68848 United States

What could be better than a box full of cookies to share with special people? Come to Downtown Kearney for their 2nd annual Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 8th from 11 AM - 1 PM. Buy a box and map for $8 in advance or on the day of the event at K-town Cakes at 2300 Central … Continue reading "Cookie Walk"

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11:30 am

Nebraska Firefighters Soup Lunch

December 8 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Nebraska Firefighters Museum, 2434 East 1st Street
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Everyone's favorite soup is back! Join us for the annual After Thanksgiving So You Don't Have To Cook Soup Lunch. Please take the time to come and support your Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center. In conjunction with the "Give Where You Live" campaign and the Tri-City Food Drive, we will be doing free will … Continue reading "Nebraska Firefighters Soup Lunch"

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UNK Track & Field Charlie Foster Pre-Holiday Classic

December 8 @ 11:30 am
UNK Cushing Coliseum, 1410 W 26th St
Kearney, 68849 United States
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12:00 pm

Merry Tuba Christmas

December 8 @ 12:00 pm
UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall, UNK Campus + Google Map

Come and enjoy the beauty that is Merry Tuba Christmas. Details will be added as they become available. For the most up to date information check unk.edu/music, or contact Dr. Benton. --- 2018 is the 45th anniversary for TUBACHRISTMAS concerts/events which are presented throughout the world. TUBACHRISTMAS was conceived in 1974 by Harvey Phillips as a … Continue reading "Merry Tuba Christmas"

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1:00 pm

Santa’s Cottage on the Bricks

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Kearney, Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68848 United States
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Get those letters and lists ready and head to Downtown Kearney to visit Santa and his elves! Santa's Cottage will be on Central Avenue in front of Nelson's Furniture from Thursday, November 29th through Thursday, December 20th. Don't forget your camera!

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31st Annual Christmas Tree Walk

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trails and Rails Museum, 710 West 11th Street
Kearney, NE 68848 United States
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Free and open to the public, suggested donation of a non-perishable food item. Check out dozens of trees decorated by area not-for-profits that tie their mission into this year’s theme. The 2018 theme is “Sum’, Sum’, Summertime-Christmas in July.”

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5:00 pm

Salon Miniature Chamber Concert

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
G.W. Frank Museum of History & Culture, University of Nebraska at Kearney 2010 University Drive
Kearney, 68849 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season! You and your family are invited to join us on Saturday, December 8th, at 5pm for the 2nd Annual Salon Miniature Chamber Concert. FREE and open to the public. Featuring: Piano - Jayoung Hong Violin - Deborah Kang Cello - Yoo-Jung Chang Mezzo-Soprano - Sharon Campbell Oboe - Heidi Farrell

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Nebraskats Concert

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall, UNK Campus + Google Map

Come and Nebraskats fall concert. This even will take place in the recital hall. Live stream should be available at : http://www.unk.edu/academics/music/performing-art-live-stream-events.php

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6:00 pm

Holiday Light Festival

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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7:05 pm

Storm Hockey vs. Fargo Force

December 8 @ 7:05 pm
Viaero Center, 609 Platte Rd
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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7:30 pm

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – The World Theatre

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The World Theatre, 2318 Central Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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$5.00 It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but he manages to keep going knowing that his Christmas bonus is due soon. CAST Chevy … Continue reading "National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – The World Theatre"

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KCT presents: Nuncrackers!

December 8 @ 7:30 pm
Kearney Community Theatre, 83 Plaza Blvd
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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By Dan Goggin Sponsored by Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic, PC Directed by Alex Schwarz Performance Dates: Dec. 6-8, 13, 15 at 7:30 PM Dec. 9 & 16 at 2:00 PM Picture a unique Christmas Special – filmed in the Cable Access TV Studio – otherwise known as the Mount Saint Helens Convent Basement. Rousing Christmas carols, … Continue reading "KCT presents: Nuncrackers!"

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9:00 pm

Carrie Nation And The Speakeasy / 20 Watt Tombstone

December 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Other Side, 15 E 24th St.
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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