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Live gypsy guitar music from Olli Soikkeli of Finland at the Neville Center.

A rundown of events around North Platte and Lincoln County.

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Movies at the Platte River Mall include "The Conjuring," "You're Next," "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "We're the Millers," "Planes." Schedule subject to change, www.carmike.com.


Thursday, Sept. 5

• Farmers Market (Platte River Mall south parking lot) - Fresh produce, crafters. 4-6 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 6

• Holiday Inn Express and Suites - Col. Cody Show and Shine car show. Kick off BBQ for participants. Door prizes, food. Starts 6:30 p.m.

• Depot Restaurant (520 No. Jeffers) – Kick off of Nebraska State Rodeo Association Finals. 7 p.m. Social hour. Cowboy introductions.

• Sculley's Shooters (2221 E. Fourth) - Live music featuring Surveying the Damned, Sin/Fixx and EZRA. Cover charge. 9 p.m.


Saturday, Sept. 7

• Farmers Market (Parkade Plaza parking lot) - Fresh garden produce, crafters. 8 a.m. Many vendors will have free samples.

• Cody Park Pool – Puppy Olympics. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 13 events for your dog, including the annual drool in the pool, where dogs go for a swim. $1 per event or $10 for all. Lunch available.

• Downtown - Col. Cody Car Show and Shine on the bricks. Hundreds of classic cars on display 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Food vendors, snow cones, snacks. Restored car drawing @ 2 p.m. Pedal car raffle. At 4 p.m., participants return to Holiday Inn for dinner, dancing. Dinner open to public with advance ticket purchased by noon Saturday.

• Wild West Arena (N. Buffalo Bill Ave.) – State Rodeo Association Finals. Rodeo performances start 1 p.m.

• Longhorn Bar (830 1st St., Sutherland) - Street dance with live music by Victory Underground. Watch the game at 5 p.m. Dance after the game.


Sunday, Sept. 8

• Holiday Inn Express - Col. Cody Car Show and Shine - awards, raffle, 9:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

• Cody Park - Arts in the Park. Arts and Crafts of all kinds on display for sale. 40th annual. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Wild West Arena (N. Buffalo Bill Ave.) – State Rodeo Association Finals. Starts 9 a.m.


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Thursday, Sept. 12

• Neville Center (301 E. 5th St.) - Town Hall Lecture Series featuring 70s-80s television stars Bob Eubanks and Jamie Farr. 10:30 a.m. Series tickets $60 for four lectures.


Friday, Sept. 13

• A to Z Books - 7-10:30 p.m. Open Mic Nite. Author Barb Mohrman, author of Four Blue Stars in the Window, is the featured guest. Established performers and newcomers. Free-will donation. Refreshments provided or bring your own.

• Sculley's Shooter's (2221 East 4th) – Live music Judd Hoos/Rock. Starts 9 p.m.

• Farmers Market (Platte River Mall south parking lot) - Fresh produce, crafters. 4-6 p.m.


Saturday, Sept. 14

• Farmers Market (downtown Parkade Plaza parking lot) - Garden produce, crafters. 8 a.m.

• Wellfleet – annual Wellfleet Fall Festival. Many events throughout the village. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Food, parade, tractor pull, games, more.

• Sculley's Shooter's (2221 East 4th) - Live rock music by Paramount. 9 p.m. Cover charge.

• St. Patrick's Church (near 4th St. and Chestnut) - Breakfast/brunch. $6 adults. $4 children under 10. 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. All doors to the hall will be open.


Sunday, Sept. 15

• Lincoln County Raceway (5015 W Hwy 30) - Demolition Derby. 5 p.m. $10 for adults, $5 children 6-12, 5 and under free.


Tuesday, Sept. 17

• Farmers Market (downtown Parkade Plaza parking lot) - Fresh produce, crafters. 4-6 p.m.


Wednesday, Sept. 18

• Neville Center (301 E. 5th St.) - Live gypsy guitar music from Olli Soikkeli of Finland, with Blue Swing of North Platte. 7 p.m. $15.


Thursday, Sept. 19

• Farmers Market (Platte River Mall south parking lot) - Fresh produce, crafters. 4-6 p.m.

• Sculley's Shooters (2221 E. Fourth) - Live country music featuring Cody Johnson. 9 p.m. cover.


Friday, Sept. 20

• Cody Park – Rail Fest begins 4 p.m. Live entertainment by the Stage Dancers, Chuck, Job and Peter, Golden Classics. Dance from 8-10 p.m. to classic rock from Innocent Mischief. (Rail Fest continues through Sunday.)

• Cody Park - Movie in the park presenting "The Life of Timothy Green." Starts at dusk (7:45).

• Sculley's Shooters (2221 E. Fourth) - Live music featuring Bases Loaded. Starts 9 p.m. Cover charge.


Fri-Sunday, Sept. 20-22

• Annual Rail Fest celebration – Tours of Bailey Yard. Rides, crafts, live music at Cody Park, Handcar races at Golden Spike visitor's center, Model Train show at National Guard Armory, North Platte Cemetery Tour featuring the life and times of Annie Cook. Special displays at Lincoln County Historical Museum. Starts 4 p.m. Friday and continues to 4 p.m. Sunday.


Saturday, Sept. 21

• Cody Park pavilion – Live music all day (Rail Fest.) No charge. 7:30 a.m. music by the Hatchbacks along with a free pancake breakfast. Games, vendors, food, displays all over the park. Noon picnic for UP employees. Music is in pavilion, dozens of performers, capped by a dance with Latin Jam. 7-10 p.m.

• Farmers Market (downtown Parkade Plaza parking lot) - Fresh produce, crafters. 8 a.m.


Sunday, Sept. 22

• Neville Center (301 E. 5th St.) - Volunteers and service members speak on The North Platte Canteen. Viewing of The Canteen Spirit film 2-6 p.m.

• Cody Park Rail Fest continues. At the park pavilion, live music starts at 11 a.m. with Christian rock by Catch 153. At noon, gospel harmony by the Gospel Lites. At 12:30 p.m., Nebraska Country Music Hall of Fame show. At 2:30 p.m., Mavericks city band.


Tuesday, Sept. 24

• Farmers Market (downtown Parkade Plaza parking lot) - Fresh produce, crafters. 4-6 p.m.


Thursday, Sept. 26

• Farmers Market (Platte River Mall south parking lot) - Fresh produce, crafters. 4-6 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 27

• North Platte Area Children's Museum (314 N. Jeffers) - Movie night presenting "Meet the Robinsons." 6:30 p.m. Free for members. Regular admission for non-members.

• Sculley's Shooters (2221 E. Fourth) - Live country music featuring Bleu Edmondson. Starts 9 p.m. Cover charge.


Saturday, Sept. 28

• Autumn Park Community Room (800 E. Philip) – Fall into Winter craft bazaar. Crafts, hand sewn items, artworks. Free will donation lunch served. 4th annual.

• Farmers Market (downtown Parkade Plaza parking lot) - Fresh produce, crafters. 8 a.m.

• D & N Event Center (501 E. Walker Rd.) - Midwest Championship Fighting 8. 7 p.m. General admission $20, Cageside $50.

• A to Z Books - 7-10:30 p.m. Open Mic Nite. Established performers and newcomers. Free-will donation. Refreshments provided or bring your own.


To list an event with this rundown, email george@northplattebulletin.com, call 696-0052, drop a note at the Bulletin office or send a message to the North Platte Bulletin on Facebook.


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