Local Area Events: October 2017

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October 2017 Events in Lincoln

4 On The Floor & Steel City 10/1/17 8-12pm Pla Mor Ballroom
Abendmusik presents Unclouded Day featuring sounding light & conductor Tom Trenney 10/1/17 4pm First-Plymouth Church
Aldersgate Gardens Celebration and Dedication 10/1/17 3-5pm Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Big Top Performance Art Center One Year Anniversary / Open House 10/1/17 1-10pm Big Top Performance Art Center
Fall Parade of Homes 10/1/17 – 10/8/17 1-6pm Weekends, 6-8pm Weeknights Citywide
NWU Pops Band Concert 10/1/17 5:30pm O’Donnell Auditorium, Rogers Center for Fine Arts
Old Cheney Road Farmers’ Market 10/1/17 10am-2pm Old Cheney Center
Paws and Draws Benefit for Lincoln’s New Dog Runs 10/1/17 5-9pm 1867 Bar
Rita’s Race 10/1/17 8-11am Jim Ager Golf Course
Sunday on the Deck Series – Hardwood Dash 10/1/17 2-5pm James Arthur Vineyards
Capital Jazz Society Fall Series presents First Monday Jazz Jam 10/2/17 7-9:30pm Cottonwood Café
Noon History Bite 10/2/17 12-12:15pm Nebraska History Museum
Pinnacle Bank Arena Part-time Job Fair 10/2/17 4-7pm Pinnacle Bank Arena
Burkholder Project Exhibits October, 2017 10/3/17 – 10/27/17 10am-4pm Tues.- Fri., 10am-3pm Sat. The Burkholder Project
Burkholder Project Exhibits October, 2017 First Friday Gallery Walk Reception 10/3/17 – 10/6/17 5:30-8pm The Burkholder Project
Clinic With A Heart — Free Health Clinic 10/3/17 5:30-7pm; Doors open @ 4pm Sowers Building
International Film Series: The Eagle Huntress 10/3/17 7-10pm Nebraska Wesleyan University Olin B. Lecture Hall
Trivia Night at John J’s Chow Hall 10/3/17 6pm Graduate Lincoln
Whethan 10/3/17 7pm Doors Open, 8pm Show Starts The Bourbon Theatre
Dance for Parkinson’s 10/4/17 1:30-3pm Nebraska Ballet Theatre & School
Great Plains Lecture: Spirit Lake Dakota and Scandinavian Settlers 10/4/17 3:30-5pm Center for Great Plains Studies
Nebraska Repertory Theatre: Abigail/1702 10/4/17 – 10/6/17 7:30pm Wed.-Fri. The Lied Center for Performing Arts – Carson Theater
Sensory Safari 10/4/17 10am-1pm Lincoln Children’s Zoo
Turn N Burn Barrel Race 10/4/17 5:30pm Lancaster Event Center
UNL Volleyball vs. Michigan State 10/4/17 7:00pm Bob Devaney Sports Center
UNL Wind Ensemble Performance 10/4/17 7:30pm Kimball Recital Hall
Clinic With A Heart — Free Health Clinic 10/5/17 5:30-7pm; Doors open @ 4pm Sowers Building
Flatwater Shakespeare presents “The Weir” 10/5/17 – 10/8/17 7pm The Stables at Wyuka
Flyover New Music Series 10/5/17 7:30pm Westbrook Recital Hall
NWU Theatre Production presents Dividing the Estate 10/5/17 – 10/8/17 7:30pm Thurs.-Sat., 2pm Sun. NWU Miller Theatre
Pop In Storytime: Friendship 10/5/17 6:30-7pm Morrill Hall
Public Viewing Day and Heart Auction 10/5/17 – 10/6/17 11:30am-8pm Thurs., 5pm Doors Open, 7pm Auction Begins Fri. Haymarket Park
Soda Pop: A 1950’s Lip Sync Musical 10/5/17 – 10/7/17 7pm Lincoln North Star High School Theatre
Tabitha’s Signature Event 10/5/17 5:30pm Experiences & Silent Auction and Cocktails, 7:15-9pm Dinner and Program Country Club of Lincoln
The Odd Couple 10/5/17 – 10/6/17 7:30pm Thurs. & Fri. Haymarket Theatre
The STAGE Theater presents Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, Jr. 10/5/17 – 10/8/17 TBA The Stage Theater
UNL Women’s Soccer vs. Maryland 10/5/17 7:05pm Barbara Hibner Stadium
Fall Fest: Music ‘cross the Meadow 10/6/17 5-8pm Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center
First Friday at Nonprofit Hub – Julie Childers 10/6/17 5-7pm Nonprofit Hub
First Friday at Quilt House 10/6/17 4-7pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
GLOC Agility Trials 10/6/17 – 10/8/17 TBA Lancaster Event Center
Husker Valley Cluster 10/6/17 – 10/8/17 8:30-4pm Fri.-Sun. Lancaster Event Center
Lincoln Children’s Museum First Friday Family Night 10/6/17 5-7:30pm Lincoln Children’s Museum – Exhibit Floor
Lincoln Stars vs. Muskegon 10/6/17 7:35pm Ice Box
NWU Volleyball vs. University of Dubuque 10/6/17 7:30pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Snyder Arena
October First Friday Migrations! Collaborative Stamping Project by UNL Print Students & Works on Paper by Sukha Worob 10/6/17 6-8pm Constellation Studios
PowerShares Series Tennis 10/6/17 7pm Pinnacle Bank Arena
Roots Music Shop & KZUM present Art on the Plaza 10/6/17 7-10pm Union Plaza
Singles Dance Party With Jimmy Mack 10/6/17 7:30-12pm Pla Mor Ballroom
Soil 10/6/17 7pm Doors Open, 8pm Show Starts The Bourbon Theatre
Trevor Noah 10/6/17 7:30pm The Lied Center for Performing Arts
Tugboat Gallery presents “Deep Base” featuring Larry Buller, Rosana Ybarra and Wansoo Kim Opening First Friday 10/6/17 7-10pm Tugboat Gallery
Whiskey Bent 10/6/17 9:30pm Cappy’s Hotspot Bar & Grill
Behind-the-Scenes Tour 10/7/17 12-1pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Hand Weavers Guild of Lincoln Annual Open House and Sale 10/7/17 10am-5pm Weavers Studio (go around to the back of the building)
Historic Haymarket Farmers’ Market 10/7/17 8am-Noon Historic Haymarket
Hyde Observatory Free Programs 10/7/17 7-10pm Hyde Observatory
NWU Men’s Soccer vs. Wartburg College 10/7/17 4pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Abel Stadium
NWU Volleyball vs. Loras College 10/7/17 2:00pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Snyder Arena
NWU Women’s Soccer vs. Wartburg College 10/7/17 2pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Abel Stadium
On The Fritz 10/7/17 9:30pm Cappy’s Hotspot Bar & Grill
Tugboat Gallery presents “Deep Base” featuring Larry Buller, Rosana Ybarra and Wansoo Kim 10/7/17 – 10/28/17 10am-6pm Mon.-Fri., 12-5pm Sat., 2-5pm Sun. Tugboat Gallery
UNL Football vs. Wisconsin 10/7/17 TBA University of Nebraska Memorial Stadium
Vintage Scissor Sheath Workshop with Brian Haggard 10/7/17 9am-4pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Bert & Scott 10/8/17 3-5pm Capitol View Winery
Derryl Perry & Hayseed Cowboys 10/8/17 8-12pm Pla Mor Ballroom
Ethan Bortnick 10/8/17 3pm Rococo Theatre
Eye Run 2017 10/8/17 12pm Holmes Lake and VIRTUAL
Haunted Hike Through the Vineyard 10/8/17 5:30-8pm James Arthur Vineyards
Nebraska Repertory Theatre: Abigail/1702 10/8/17 2pm The Lied Center for Performing Arts – Carson Theater
Old Cheney Road Farmers’ Market 10/8/17 10am-2pm Old Cheney Center
Safe Quarters 10/8/17 10am-5pm Citywide
Sunday on the Deck Series – TBA 10/8/17 2-5pm James Arthur Vineyards
Sunday with a Scientist 10/8/17 1:30-4:30pm Morrill Hall
The Odd Couple 10/8/17 2pm Haymarket Theatre
UNL Symphony Orchestra Performance 10/8/17 3pm Kimball Recital Hall
UNL Women’s Soccer vs. Rutgers 10/8/17 1:05pm Barbara Hibner Stadium
Zoolarious presents John Vargas 10/8/17 8-9:30pm The Zoo Bar
Capital Jazz Society Fall Series presents Monday Night Big Band 10/9/17 7-9:30pm Cottonwood Café
Clinic With A Heart — Free Health Clinic 10/10/17 5:30-7pm; Doors open @ 4pm Sowers Building
Trivia Night at John J’s Chow Hall 10/10/17 6pm Graduate Lincoln
UNL Symphonic Band Performance: Folk Influences 10/10/17 7:30pm Kimball Recital Hall
Dance for Parkinson’s 10/11/17 1:30-3pm Nebraska Ballet Theatre & School
Ignite 10/11/17 6-7:30pm Trinity United Methodist Church
Nebraska Repertory Theatre: Abigail/1702 10/11/17 – 10/13/17 7:30pm Wed.-Fri. The Lied Center for Performing Arts – Carson Theater
Tabitha Residence—Harbor House Grand Opening 10/11/17 10am Tabitha Residence Harbor House
UNL Jazz Orchestra and UNL Big Band: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow 10/11/17 7:30pm Kimball Recital Hall
Against the Grain: Quilted Leather by Cathy Wiggins 10/12/17 – 1/6/18 10am-4pm Tue.-Sat., 1-4pm Sun. (May – October) International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Clinic With A Heart — Free Health Clinic 10/12/17 5:30-7pm; Doors open @ 4pm Sowers Building
Creative Animal Tour: Sustainable living & a tiny house 10/12/17 9am-6pm School of Natural Resources | Hardin Hall
Leo Lonnie – Big Band 10/12/17 7pm Pla Mor Ballroom
Maxwell Arboretum TREE-Mendous Celebration 10/12/17 4-5:30pm Maxwell Arboretum, UNL East Campus
NSAA 2017 Boys State Tennis 10/12/17 – 10/13/17 TBA Woods Tennis Center
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Andre Watts, Piano 10/12/17 7:30pm The Lied Center for Performing Arts
The STAGE Theater presents Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, Jr. 10/12/17 – 10/15/17 TBA The Stage Theater
University Singers Performance: Light and Life 10/12/17 7:30pm Newman Center
wellRed: From Dixie With Love featuring Trae Crowder 10/12/17 7pm Doors Open, 8pm Show Starts Rococo Theatre
2017 Boo Bash 8U & 10U 10/13/17 – 10/15/17 TBA Doris Bair Softball Complex
Barrel Bash & Hawki Futurity 10/13/17 – 10/15/17 TBA Lancaster Event Center
Cottonwood Comedy presents Chris Charpentier 10/13/17 9pm The Cottonwood Cafe Bistro Bar
Crime Stoppers Luncheon 10/13/17 12-1pm The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
Lemon Fresh Day 10/13/17 9:30pm Cappy’s Hotspot Bar & Grill
Lincoln Stars vs. Des Moines 10/13/17 7:35pm Ice Box
Pink in the Rink 10/13/17 7:35-10pm The Icebox
Project Funway 10/13/17 5:30pm VIP Reception Starts, 6:30pm Doors Open Cornhusker Marriott Hotel
Historic Haymarket Farmers’ Market 10/14/17 8am-Noon Historic Haymarket
Hyde Observatory Free Programs 10/14/17 7-10pm Hyde Observatory
NWU Football vs. University of Dubuque 10/14/17 1:00pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Abel Stadium
NWU Men’s Soccer vs. Central College 10/14/17 7pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Abel Stadium
NWU Women’s Soccer vs. Central College 10/14/17 5pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Abel Stadium
Rukkus 10/14/17 9:30pm Cappy’s Hotspot Bar & Grill
UNL Football vs. Ohio State 10/14/17 TBA University of Nebraska Memorial Stadium
UNL Women’s Rifle vs. West Virginia 10/14/17 TBA Nebraska Rifle Range
Haunted Hike Through the Vineyard 10/15/17 5:30-8pm James Arthur Vineyards
Iron and Wine 10/15/17 7pm Doors Open, 8pm Show Starts Rococo Theatre
Lucas Minor & City Limits 10/15/17 8-12pm Pla Mor Ballroom
Nebraska Repertory Theatre: Abigail/1702 10/15/17 2pm The Lied Center for Performing Arts – Carson Theater
Old Cheney Road Farmers’ Market 10/15/17 10am-2pm Old Cheney Center
Walk Like MADD and MADD 5k Fun Run 10/15/17 2:30-4:30pm Holmes Lake
2017 Fall Fun Days 10/16/17 – 10/17/17 8:30am-5pm | Extended Hours 7:45pm-5:30pm are available) Pioneers Park Nature Center
Capital Jazz Society Fall Series presents Aaron Stroessner Trio 10/16/17 7-9:30pm Cottonwood Café
Clinic With A Heart — Free Health Clinic 10/17/17 5:30-7pm; Doors open @ 4pm Sowers Buildng
Last Day at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo 10/17/17 10am-5pm Lincoln Children’s Zoo
Trivia Night at John J’s Chow Hall 10/17/17 6pm Graduate Lincoln
Chiara String Quartet Performance: Heavenly Voices 10/18/17 7:30pm Kimball Recital Hall
Dance for Parkinson’s 10/18/17 1:30-3pm Nebraska Ballet Theatre & School
Ignite 10/18/17 6-7:30pm Trinity United Methodist Church
Lincoln Business Expo 2017 10/18/17 10:30am-5:30pm Pinnacle Bank Arena
Women Advance I.T. Women Advancing the Future of Information Technology in Higher Education 10/18/17 – 10/19/17 7am-9pm Wed., 7am-5pm Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC)
Clinic With A Heart — Free Health Clinic 10/19/17 5:30-7pm; Doors open @ 4pm Sowers Buildng
NWU Theatre Production presents Dividing the Estate 10/19/17 – 10/22/17 7:30pm Thurs.-Sat., 2pm Sun. NWU Miller Theatre
NWU Women’s Soccer vs. Grinnell College 10/19/17 4pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Abel Stadium
Okto Beerfest 10/19/17 5:30-6:30pm VIP Reception, 6:30-9:30pm Okto Beerfest Event Lancaster Event Center
2017 Boo Bash 12U & 16U 10/20/17 – 10/22/17 TBA Doris Bair Softball Complex
Behind-the-Scenes Tour 10/20/17 1:30-2:30pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood 10/20/17 – 10/22/17 7pm Fri., 3pm & 7:30pm Sat., 3pm & 7:30pm Sun. Pinnacle Bank Arena
Happy HallowGreen 10/20/17 6-8pm Lincoln Children’s Museum
Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music presents Dorian Wind Quartet 10/20/17 7:30pm Johnny Carson Theater
UNL Volleyball vs. Northwestern 10/20/17 7:00pm Bob Devaney Sports Center
Composting Workshop 10/21/17 10am Pioneers Park Nature Center
Fall Blessings Arts & Crafts Show 10/21/17 9am-4pm Lancaster Event Center
Friends of Opera Gala 10/21/17 6-9pm Nebraska Club
Greater Nebraska Survival & Green Living Expo 10/21/17 – 10/22/17 TBA Lancaster Event Center
Hurts Donut Run 10/21/17 10am-12pm Holmes Lake Park
Hyde Observatory Free Programs 10/21/17 7-10pm Hyde Observatory
Monster Dash- Costume 5K / 1mile Fun Run 10/21/17 7:30-9am Roca Berry Farm
Motown The Musical 10/21/17 – 10/22/17 2pm & 7:30pm Sat. & 1:30pm & 7pm Sun. The Lied Center for Performing Arts
Nebraska Iowa Electrical Council present Code Classess 10/21/17 TBA TBA
Saturday with our Naturalist 10/21/17 2-3pm Pioneers Park Nature Center – Prairie Building
Stamp Collecting Day – Lincoln Stamp Club Fall Show 10/21/17 10am-3pm HBE Becker Meyer Love
The 402 Band 10/21/17 9:30pm Cappy’s Hotspot Bar & Grill
The Time Burners 10/21/17 6:30-8:30pm Capitol View Winery
UNL Volleyball vs. Illinois 10/21/17 7:00pm Bob Devaney Sports Center
UNL Women’s Rifle vs. Army West Point 10/21/17 TBA Nebraska Rifle Range
Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra presents A Family for Treble 10/22/17 2pm NWU O’Donnell Auditorium
Lisztomania! 10/22/17 7:30pm Kimball Recital Hall
Old Cheney Road Farmers’ Market 10/22/17 10am-2pm Old Cheney Center
Tamil Hall & TBA 10/22/17 8-12pm Pla Mor Ballroom
Capital Jazz Society Fall Series presents Monday Night Big Band 10/23/17 7-9:30pm Cottonwood Café
2017 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist 10/24/17 7:30pm The Lied Center for Performing Arts
Clinic With A Heart — Free Health Clinic 10/24/17 5:30-7pm; Doors open @ 4pm Sowers Building
NWU Faculty Concert 10/24/17 7:30pm O’Donnell Auditorium, Rogers Center for Fine Arts
NWU Fall Visiting Writers Series 10/24/17 6pm Elder Gallery, Rogers Center for Fine Arts
NWU Men’s Soccer vs. Buena Vista University 10/24/17 8pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Abel Stadium
NWU Volleyball vs. Simpson College 10/24/17 7:30pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Snyder Arena
NWU Women’s Soccer vs. Buena Vista University 10/24/17 6pm Nebraska Wesleyan University – Abel Stadium
Trivia Night at John J’s Chow Hall 10/24/17 6pm Graduate Lincoln
Tuesday Talk – Why Quilts Matter: Quilt Nation – 20,000 and Counting – Episode 8 10/24/17 12-12:45pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
City Library Book Sale 10/25/17 – 10/30/17 TBA Lancaster Event Center
Dance for Parkinson’s 10/25/17 1:30-3pm Nebraska Ballet Theatre & School
Ignite 10/25/17 6-7:30pm Trinity United Methodist Church
Nebraska Jazz Orchestra presents On the Road featuring Greg Gisbert Trumpet 10/25/17 7:30pm The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
Turn N Burn Barrel Race 10/25/17 5:30pm Lancaster Event Center
UNL Women’s Soccer vs. Minnesota 10/25/17 7:05pm Barbara Hibner Stadium
Boo at the Zoo 10/26/17 – 10/31/17 5:30-8pm Lincoln Children’s Zoo
Clinic With A Heart — Free Health Clinic 10/26/17 5:30-7pm; Doors open @ 4pm Sowers Building
Evil Dead The Musical 10/26/17 – 10/29/17 7:30pm Thurs.-Sat., 2pm Sun. The TADA Theatre
Healthy Halloween Fest 10/26/17 4-5pm Natural Grocers
Heathers 10/26/17 – 10/29/17 7:30pm Thurs.-Sat., 2pm Sun. NWU McDonald Theatre
Nebraska: Nice 10/26/17 – 10/29/17 7:30pm Thurs-Sat., 2pm Sun. Lab Theatre, Temple Building
Now’s the Time, A Panel Discussion 10/26/17 6pm Sheldon Museum of Art
2017 Boo Bash 14U & 18U 10/27/17 – 10/29/17 TBA Doris Bair Softball Complex
2017 Scrapbook Convention 10/27/17 – 10/28/17 8am-12am Sat., 8am-5pm Sun. The Lincoln Cornhusker Marriott Hotel
35th & Taylor 10/27/17 9:30pm Cappy’s Hotspot Bar & Grill
Boo at the U 10/27/17 4-7pm Animal Science Horse Barn
Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra presents If It Ain’t Baroque… 10/27/17 7:30pm The Lied Center for Performing Arts
War of the Worlds 10/27/17 – 10/28/17 6:30pm & 8pm Fri., 3pm & 7pm Sat. Morrill Hall – Mueller Planetarium
World Famous Murder Mystery 10/27/17 6:30-8:30pm James Arthur Vineyards
Cars & Coffee presented by Speedway Motors / Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed 10/28/17 8am-12pm Speedway Motors / Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed
Flatwater Shakespeare Company’s Halloween Event 10/28/17 4-7pm Rogers House Bed & Breakfast Inn
Gogol Bordello 10/28/17 7pm Doors Open, 8pm Show Starts The Bourbon Theatre
Hyde Observatory Free Programs 10/28/17 7-10pm Hyde Observatory
Lincoln Stars vs. Chicago 10/28/17 7:05pm Ice Box
Lincoln Volksport Halloween Walk 10/28/17 8:45-11am Start Times City Impact
Malcolm Field of Dreams 2nd Annual Halloween Fun Run 10/28/17 8-11am Malcom Fire Department
Meow & Chow 10/28/17 5-10pm Center for People in Need
My Doll and I Explore the Arts! with Sheila Green 10/28/17 10am-12pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
My Doll and I Explore the Arts! with Sheila Green 10/28/17 1:30-3:30pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Star City High School Open 10/28/17 – 10/29/17 TBA Sun Valley Lanes
Trunk or Treat 10/28/17 3-5pm Holy Savior Lutheran Church
2017 Good Life Halfsy 10/29/17 8:25 Wheel Chair Athletes Starts, 8:30am Runners Start Citywide-Seacrest Field (Starting Point) and Railyard (Finishing Point
4 On The Floor & Dirty Boots 10/29/17 8-12pm Pla Mor Ballroom
Enchanted Forest 10/29/17 2-6pm Southern Heights Food Forest
Haunted Hike Through the Vineyard 10/29/17 5:30-8pm James Arthur Vineyards
NWU Women’s Choir, Men’s Glee Club, and Touch of Class Jazz Choir Concert 10/29/17 3pm O’Donnell Auditorium, Rogers Center for Fine Arts
Old Cheney Road Farmers’ Market 10/29/17 10am-2pm Old Cheney Center
Capital Jazz Society Fall Series presents Monday Night Big Band 10/30/17 7-9:30pm Cottonwood Café
Evil Dead The Musical 10/31/17 7:30pm The TADA Theatre
Light Up the Dark (Halloween Alternative) 10/31/17 4-8pm Piedmont Park Church
Li’L Monsters Halloween 10/31/17 6-9pm Gateway Mall
Olive’s Journey 10/31/17 – 11/15/17 10am-4pm Tues.-Sat. International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Trivia Night at John J’s Chow Hall 10/31/17 6pm Graduate Lincoln

Farmers Markets:

Haymarket Farmers’ Market – every Saturday from 8am-noon through October 15th btw Canopy, 7th, 8th, P and Q Streets

Old Cheney Farmers’ Market – every Sunday from 10am-2pm through October 29th @ Old Cheney Center

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