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September 2023

Harvest Celebration 2023

September 1 - October 29

The fun of the Harvest Celebration lasts all fall season at Arbor Day Farm. Plan now to visit the Tree Adventure, Apple House Market, and Arbor Lodge Mansion for autumn-inspired activities!

U-Pick Apples

September 14 - October 8

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards behind the Tree Adventure beginning September 14. U-pick typically continues into early-October, depending on weather and the harvest.

October 2023

8th Annual Scarecrow Contest

October 1 - October 31

It’s time for Nebraska City’s 8th Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest! Participating businesses display a scarecrow outside of their business and voters select a winner.   Voting this year will be done online. Photographs of each scarecrow will be able to be viewed on the Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce Facebook page; voters can indicate their favorite by “liking” that specific scarecrow’s image. The scarecrow with the most “likes” at the end of the month will be named the People’s Choice.…

Visit Ramold’s Pumpkin Farm

October 1 - October 31

Visit Ramold’s Pumpkin Farm this fall! Open October 1-31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Located at 815 N. 60th Road — just a mile and a half north of Kimmel Orchard Call 402-873-9238 for appointments after hours

Autumn Story Time

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Autumn Story Time Wednesday, October 4th from⋅10:00 – 11:00am at the Morton-James Public Library 923 1st Corso, Nebraska City Wednesday, October 4th: All For Autumn Story Time: Stories, song, and sign language all about Autumn, and a foam sticker craft. Story Times are geared toward children ages 2-6. Families welcome! Free, no registration. Questions? Call the Library at 402-873-5609.

Business After Hours sponsored by Pathfinders

October 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join NCTC and the guys from Pathfinder Wealth Advisors and have some snacks and drinks on them! Food and beverages will be prepared by Kelly Bequette at the Keeping Room so you know that they will be great! This is a time to visit and network with other Nebraska City Tourism and Commerce members and have a drink or two and some wonderful food. No charge! Just FUN! And as Amy says: “10/4 Good Buddy!!!”

Humanities Nebraska Program: Diaries and Letters of Early Nebraska Settlers

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Diaries and Letters of Early Nebraska Settlers with Lucy Adkins & Marge Saiser 7:00 in the Kimmel Gallery at the Library Women pioneers and homesteaders played an important part in the development and heritage of Nebraska. In this program, Marge Saiser and Lucy Adkins will honor them, featuring excerpts from diaries and letters of plains women of the past. In addition, they will share poems they have written about the history and experiences of their own plains’ families. Morton-James Public…

$16.00 – $25.00

Marissa Mulder in “I’ll Follow the Sun”

October 6 - October 8

Multiple award-winning songstress Marissa Mulder digs deep into the iconic catalogue of John Lennon and Paul McCartney and puts her unique stamp on infectious songs like “Penny Lane” to haunting ballads like “Julia” and “She’s Leaving Home.” She seamlessly weaves in personal stories about the writers shedding light on their most prolific works. Come hear these beloved songs as you never have before. Friday & Saturday 7:30pm-9:30pm, Sunday 2:00pm-4:00pm All Cabarets

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy an exclusive wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating with an orchard view, charcuterie, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite.

Living History Weekend – Celebrate Heritage

October 7 - October 8

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during Living History Weekends at Arbor Day Farm.

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