Kiwanis Pancake Day

Kiwanis Pancake Day will be February 8 from 7:00am-2:00pm at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds.

Come out and enjoy the community atmosphere, and have some fresh pancakes and sausage. In addition to pancakes, the Literacy Council will be having its book sale and Golden K Kiwanis will be having its community garage sale.

Kearney Kiwanis is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2020 – and proceeds from Kiwanis Pancake Day will help our service club provide services and programming to youth.

Tickets are $5 in advance, or $6 at the door. Tickets can be picked up at ABC Drug in downtown Kearney, or by contacting Chuck at KearneyKiwanis.100@gmail.com

Community Wide Thanksgiving Service, 11/24 3:00

Thanksgiving Worship and Praise, this Sunday, November 24th at 3:00 PM, Multiple denominations and faiths will come together to give thanks to God as we celebrate Thanksgiving in unity. The Platt Valley Children’s Choir will sing as well as a combined choir of singers and musicians from the participating churches.
Hosted by the First Presbyterian Church , 4511 6th Ave., Kearney, Freewill offering will be donated to support the Jubilee Center
A pie fellowship will follow the service.

Halloween Fest

Join us as we team up with Kearney Park and Rec for a family-friendly afternoon packed with Halloween fun.  Paint a funny face on a pumpkin, conquer the haunted Trail Blaze Maze, race through the spooky obstacle course, try your hand at the Halloween games and enjoy Trunk or Treat with members of Kearney CrossFit. We will even have a special visitor from Good Samaritan Air Care. The first 250 guests will receive a small pumpkin to decorate or bring your own pumpkin and decorate it with our supplies. Costumes are encouraged!”

The cost is $5/person. No pre-registration required but is appreciated.


2019 Oktoberfest

Join us for the 6th Annual Oktoberfest! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 19th at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds! There are plenty of reasons to love Oktoberfest: like food, beer, flederhosen & LIVE MUSIC!

We have a new look for this year’s event, but our focus is the same. FOOD. BEER. FUN!

Oktoberfest provides an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of Nebraska craft beer styles. From traditional keg tapping, numerous games and amazing local food, you can experience everything that makes Oktoberfest legendary!

Stay tuned for more details to come!

***Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Octoberfest at Cedar Hills

October is the time to celebrate harvest and fall, and that includes the conclusion of grape harvest and the start of wine production! We will be hosting a fun-packed day, with more details to be added! Activities will include:

>Grape Stomp – scrub your tootsies & be like Lucy!

>Polka Music – Kava’s Polish Band will be playing from 3-5!

>Craft/Artisan Vendors

>Winery Tours – check out our new production space!

>Food Specials – brats meals, sauerkraut pizza, & German chocolate cake!

Check back for further details & times, but mark your calendar now!

Speakeasy at MONA

MONA Guild Fall Event – A Speakeasy!
Thursday, September 26, 2019
6:30 p.m. • Doors Open
6:30-8:30 p.m. • Silent Auction & more fun!

Join the MONA Guild for a fun-filled evening of “puttin’ on the Ritz!” We’ll welcome flappers and their fellas to live it up with fine music, delicious hors d’oeuvres, a hand-crafted specialty drink, silent auction, libation lotto, and glittering décor right out of the 1920s. You are welcome to come as a flapper, come as you are, come as a gangster, or a silent screen star. It will be fun no matter how you dress!

To benefit the Museum of Nebraska Art – $50 per person
Don’t get behind the Eight Ball! Contact the Museum at (308) 865-8559 by September 19, 2019 to make your reservation!

Speakeasy Sponsors:
Cottonwood Veterinary Clinic
Michael & Diane Schnieders, Jerry & Tami Hellman, Five Points Bank, Valley Pharmacy
Sue Quambusch & Len Sloup

Morris Printing Group
Copperfields Bar

Five Year Fling

A day of celebrating our five year anniversary here at Cedar Hills! We will be running our wood-fired brick pizza oven all day, but also have The Medina Street Vault bringing in a couple great meal options as well. We’ll have the lawn games out and we will be featuring a scavenger hunt, so get your team of 2-4 people together. Every team that finishes with the correct answers will have their name entered into a drawing for some great prizes! Whiskey tasting featuring Lazy RW Distillery will run from 3-7 pm. And we’ll wrap it all up with live music beginning at 6 pm featuring Doris Winkler and her acoustic folk/easy listening/rock tunes and beautiful voice! You won’t want to miss this all-day celebration! There will even be free cake, so you can have yours and eat it, too! A $5 event fee will be collected to participate in the day’s festivities.