Billy McGuigan & The Downliners

The best of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, performing selections from Buddy Holly, the Beatles, Elvis Presley to the Eagles, Billy returns to the Merryman with his high energy and engaging rock and roll performance. This event is promoted with the Central Nebraska Auto Club.

Tickets are available at pickmytickets.com or by calling the box office at (308) 698-8297.

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NHRA Drag Races – 8:30am-5:00pmKearney Raceway Park

  • 8:30 a.m. Gates Open
  • 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Time Trials & Qualifying
  • 1-5 p.m. Drag Race Eliminations


Classic Car Collection – 10:00am-2:00pm

Cars & Coffee at Classic Car Collection. Bring your Classic Car out and get Free admission to the Classic Car Collection (3600 US-30 B, East side of Cabelas). Lunch Fundraiser hosted by UNK Wrestling Team.

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Show & Shine
The Bricks (Downtown Kearney). Online registration payable by credit card.  Large Food Court & Vendors.
Registration 8:00am-noon
Show & Shine Noon-4pm

Bike Show-10:00am-4:00pm
at Eagles Club parking lot (17 W 24th St.) & street in front of Eagles.

60’s Fashion Show-11:00am-2:00pm
Food & FUNdraiser. Inside Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) 2401 Central Ave.  Benefits ARC of Buffalo County.

Engine Building Contest-12:30-2:30pm
Back by popular demand – Engine Building Contest, Downtown Centre on the Bricks, Southeast Community College Students.

Parade on the Bricks – 5:00-6:30pm
Annual Cruise Nite Parade, beginning from Railroad Street and proceeding north through Downtown Kearney on Central Avenue to CHI Good Samaritan Hospital.

Burnout Contest- 7:00-9:30pm
at Graham Tire, 5708 2nd Ave

Quick Races – 4:00-11:00pm
NAPA “Quick Race” & “Street Grudge Racing.” Featuring Munster Koach & Drag-U-La cars with Butch Patrick (Little Eddie from the Munsters)
at Kearney Raceway Park, 4860 Imperial Ave.

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Show & Shine – 5:00-7:30pm

UPDATED LOCATION – Buffalo County Fairgrounds. Oldies Music. Food & Drink Available.

Auto Auction – 7:00-10:30pm

Classic & Collectible Car Auction, Expo (Big) Building, Buffalo County Fairgrounds. Rusty Rhynalds, Auctioneer (308) 832-7407.

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Show & Shine

At Midway Chevrolet Buick Cadillac GMC 515 2nd Ave E. Oldies Music. Food & Drink Available.

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Blueprint Engines Show & Shine

Show & Shine at BluePrint Engines Plant (2915 Marshall Ave.) Tours to see their nearly new operation. Food & drink trucks will be available.