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September 2021

Strings & Things

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

“Strings and Things” performs a variety of musical styles including bluegrass, gospel, classical, Irish, renaissance, wedding, world music, traditional American dance and holiday music.

All Dolled Up: 100 Years of Victorian Dolls

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come see a rare display of Victorian and vintage dolls and furniture at Wildwood Historic Center.

Bandages & Bonesaws: A Modern Look at Civil War Medicine

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come hear one of our local physicians, retired U.S. Army Colonel Dr. Dean Thomson, discuss the medical advancements made during America’s bloodiest conflict.

Living History Weekend at Arbor Lodge – Table Creek Rendezvous

September 25 - September 26

Join us for our Annual Table Creek Rendezvous (Mountain Man Encampment). Enjoy demonstrations of blacksmithing, fabric dyes and printing, seed beadwork, rigid heddle weaving, leather crafting, dutch oven cooking, fire building, skins & skulls, and more on the grounds of Arbor Lodge State Historical Park.

Grimm’s Gardens Gardening Classes

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Location: 1401 South 11th St. – Nebraska City Grimm’s Gardens is doing some fun classes for the gardeners in our area! Join us in the month of Sept.! Greg Baur will be sharing information about “How to extend your growing season” through the use of raised beds, hoop houses and other tips and tricks. Greg is involved with the Community Gardens project in Nebraska City and shares a keen interest, appreciation and love of gardening. Please plan to join us…

October 2021

Living History Weekend – 100 Years of Nebraska Game & Parks

October 2 - October 3

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.

Grimm’s Gardens Fall Gardening Classes – Composting 101

October 7 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Grimm’s Gardens is doing some fun classes for the gardeners in our area! Join us in the month of October! Greg Baur, of the Nebraska City Community Garden, joins us again this month to discuss the benefits of Composting and will outline several different methods for doing so. When life gives you a yard full of leaves – MAKE COMPOST!!

Living History Weekend at Arbor Lodge – Wheels of Transportation

October 9 - October 10

Celebrate the history of how we got from here to there using horses, trains, carriages, bicycles, tractors, and automobiles. Enjoy special displays and demonstrations including Morton Family ties to early roads, the overland trail, antique cars, and much more!

Senior Topics: Know It Before You Need It

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hosted by Morton-James Public Library – Sponsored by Morton Place Senior Living A free Education Series for the seniors of southeast Nebraska and their families. Come learn about important topics that will benefit you and your family members in the later seasons of life! Power of Attorney Overview: Processes, Wills and Trusts presented by Ryan McIntosh, attorney at Brandt, Horan, Hallstrom & Stillmock Tuesday, October 12 2021 – 10 – 11:00a.m. Kimmel Gallery – Morton James Public Library – 923…

Grimm’s Gardens Fall Classes – Creating a Succulent topped Pumpkin Centerpiece

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Grimm’s Gardens  located at 1401 South 11th St., is doing some fun classes for the Fall!!! Join us October 12, 26 & Nov. 9! Wow your guests with this elegant and trendy living centerpiece. DeAnn Michel will be on hand to help you construct your one-of-a-kind work of art. Reservations are suggested for this event. Please call the garden at 402-874-9340 for more information.  

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