Special events throughout the year create unforgettable family memories at Western Nebraska’s only zoo. Birthday parties, live music concerts, after hours events and holiday celebrations have visitors, and the zoo’s big cats, roaring loudly with approval. (308) 630-6236.
Saturday mornings June through September. Backyard produce, farmers’ veggies, locally raised meat and more are for sale from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday mornings downtown between Broadway and First Avenue.
Live music takes center stage in the backyard at Fort Cody. Local acts and traveling national musicians set up in the shadow of one of the few Muffler Men statues remaining in the United States. Food and beverages are available. So is shade. Bring your favorite lawn chair if you like.
Team penning, children’s games, a cookout, outdoor church service and tours of both the Bowring’s magnificent home, and their sod house, too, makes this a fun and educational event in the heart of Nebraska Sandhills ranch country.
Join the 40th annual celebration commemorating the international heritage fur trading heritage. Events range from a primitive buckskinner camp, historic presentations, Traders’ Market, parade and more. (308) 432-4401.