Aug
12
Wed
Old West Balloon Fest 2020
Aug 12 – Aug 16 all-day

Old West Balloon Fest 2020 Showdown showcases 25+ hot air balloons flying the Western Nebraska skies!  Two mass launches at sunrise, two evening balloon “glows” and competition target events.  Food and beverage, merchandise and hot air balloon memorabilia vendors onsite at all events.  For more information; visit www.theoldwestballoonfest.com

Aug
14
Fri
Old West Balloon Fest 2020-Mass Ascension at Mitchell Air Field @ Mitchell Air Field
Aug 14 @ 6:30 am

Old West Balloon Fest 2020 Showdown; two morning mass ascension (balloon launches) from the Mitchell Air Field in Mitchell, NE

Gates open to the public  before dawn at 5:30 AM

Food and merchandise vendors on site

Watch as 25+ hot air balloon launch at dawn (weather permitting) in a mass ascension

For more information; visit www.theoldwestballoonfest.com

 

Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Fremont Moo
Aug 14 @ 6:35 pm
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Fremont Moo

Here comes the fun!  Gering’s hometown Western Nebraska Pioneers take on the Fremont Moo at Oregon Trail Ballpark for high-level collegiate woodbat baseball; family fun for local-regional fans and visitors.

6:35 Game Time

For tickets or information, visit www.wnpioneers.com

Aug
15
Sat
Old West Balloon Fest 2020-Mass Ascension at Mitchell Air Field @ Mitchell Air Field
Aug 15 @ 6:30 am

Old West Balloon Fest 2020 Showdown; two morning mass ascension (balloon launches) from the Mitchell Air Field in Mitchell, NE

Gates open to the public  before dawn at 5:30 AM

Food and merchandise vendors on site

Watch as 25+ hot air balloon launch at dawn (weather permitting) in a mass ascension

For more information; visit www.theoldwestballoonfest.com

 

Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Fremont Moo
Aug 15 @ 6:35 pm
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Fremont Moo

Here comes the fun!  Gering’s hometown Western Nebraska Pioneers take on the Fremont Moo at Oregon Trail Ballpark for high-level collegiate woodbat baseball; family fun for local-regional fans and visitors.

6:35 Game Time

For tickets or information, visit www.wnpioneers.com

Old West Balloon Fest 2020-Evening Glow at Five Rocks Amphitheater @ The Grasslands at Five Rocks Amphitheater
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Old West Balloon Fest Showdown 2020 ends with the awesome sights and sounds of the evening glow at The Grasslands at Five Rocks Amphitheater in Gering

30 Hot Air Balloons will “glow” at dusk (approximately 9:00 pm), weather permitting

Spectators are on the field where balloons will glow; practicing social distancing throughout the Glow area

Food vendors, hot air balloon merchandise vendors, music and announcements on stage

Fun and excitement for the whole family to close Old West Balloon Fest 2020

For more information; visit www.theoldwestballoonfest.com

 

Aug
16
Sun
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Fremont Moo
Aug 16 @ 6:35 pm
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Fremont Moo

Here comes the fun!  Gering’s hometown Western Nebraska Pioneers take on the Fremont Moo at Oregon Trail Ballpark for high-level collegiate woodbat baseball; family fun for local-regional fans and visitors.

6:35 Game Time

For tickets or information, visit www.wnpioneers.com

Aug
17
Mon
Gering Farmers Market @ Gering Civic Plaza
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday is the day for the Gering Farmers Market downtown in the Gering Civic Plaza through September.  Purchase fresh, locally-grown produce and quality handmade craft items, enjoy local music talents on the stage and food trucks at the weekly Gering Farmers Market in the Plaza.

Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Hastings Sodbusters
Aug 17 @ 6:35 pm
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Hastings Sodbusters

Here comes the fun!  Gering’s hometown Western Nebraska Pioneers take on the Hastings Sodbusters at Oregon Trail Ballpark for high-level collegiate woodbat baseball; family fun for local-regional fans and visitors.

6:35 Game Time

For tickets or information, visit www.wnpioneers.com

Aug
18
Tue
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Hastings Sodbusters
Aug 18 @ 6:35 pm
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Hastings Sodbusters

Here comes the fun!  Gering’s hometown Western Nebraska Pioneers take on the Hastings Sodbusters at Oregon Trail Ballpark for high-level collegiate woodbat baseball; family fun for local-regional fans and visitors.

6:35 Game Time

For tickets or information, visit www.wnpioneers.com

Aug
19
Wed
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Hastings Sodbusters
Aug 19 @ 6:35 pm
Western Nebraska Pioneers at Home vs. Hastings Sodbusters

Here comes the fun!  Gering’s hometown Western Nebraska Pioneers take on the Hastings Sodbusters at Oregon Trail Ballpark for high-level collegiate woodbat baseball; family fun for local-regional fans and visitors.

6:35 Game Time

For tickets or information, visit www.wnpioneers.com

Aug
21
Fri
99th Annual Oregon Trail Days Celebration
Aug 21 – Aug 22 all-day
99th Annual Oregon Trail Days Celebration

2020 Oregon Trail Celebration has been moved to August 21-22, 2020; an abbreviated celebration this year due to COVID-19.  Oregon Trail Days is the longest, continuous running celebration in Nebraska; honoring Gering’s Oregon Trail history.  2020 OTD events are downtown car show, art show, grand parade (pending), bicycle hill climb, horseshoe pitching contest and more.

Events day to evening; Friday and Saturday

For more information, visit www.oregontraildays.com

High Plains Rat Rod Show
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm
High Plains Rat Rod Show

200+ Cars on display; rat rods, muscle cars, low riders and pedal cars featuring at the show known as the “working class answer to high-dollar hot rods”

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Mitchell, NE

For more information, visit www.visitscottsbluffcounty.org

Aug
22
Sat
Oregon Trail Days Hill Climb @ Scotts Bluff National Monument
Aug 22 @ 7:00 am

Oregon Trail Days “Hill Climb” event.  All ages and bikes welcome.  Same day check-in; all riders must be at Scotts Bluff National Monument before 6:45 AM to compete.

$25.00 Onsite registration

For more information; visit Facebook.com/wnbclub

 

Oregon Trail Wagon Train Chuck Wagon Dinner
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm
Oregon Trail Wagon Train Chuck Wagon Dinner

Join us at Legacy of the Plains Museum as we revive the Oregon Trail Wagon Train experience; delicious rib-eye steaks cooked over an open flame with all the trimmings, wagon rides and more.

6:00 p.m.

Legacy of the Plains Museum – 2930 Old Oregon Trail – Gering

For tickets and more information, call 308.436.1989

Aug
24
Mon
Gering Farmers Market @ Gering Civic Plaza
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday is the day for the Gering Farmers Market downtown in the Gering Civic Plaza through September.  Purchase fresh, locally-grown produce and quality handmade craft items, enjoy local music talents on the stage and food trucks at the weekly Gering Farmers Market in the Plaza.

Aug
31
Mon
Gering Farmers Market @ Gering Civic Plaza
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday is the day for the Gering Farmers Market downtown in the Gering Civic Plaza through September.  Purchase fresh, locally-grown produce and quality handmade craft items, enjoy local music talents on the stage and food trucks at the weekly Gering Farmers Market in the Plaza.

Sep
7
Mon
Gering Farmers Market @ Gering Civic Plaza
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday is the day for the Gering Farmers Market downtown in the Gering Civic Plaza through September.  Purchase fresh, locally-grown produce and quality handmade craft items, enjoy local music talents on the stage and food trucks at the weekly Gering Farmers Market in the Plaza.

Sep
14
Mon
Gering Farmers Market @ Gering Civic Plaza
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday is the day for the Gering Farmers Market downtown in the Gering Civic Plaza through September.  Purchase fresh, locally-grown produce and quality handmade craft items, enjoy local music talents on the stage and food trucks at the weekly Gering Farmers Market in the Plaza.

Sep
19
Sat
24th Annual Legacy of the Plains Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Sep 19 – Sep 20 all-day
24th Annual Legacy of the Plains Harvest Festival @ Legacy of the Plains Museum

Family-fun weekend of hands on activities and events celebration history of agriculture; tractor parades, blacksmithing demonstrations, pedal tractor course, hay bale fort, potato harvesting, food, music and more

Legacy of the Plains Museum – 2930 Old Oregon Trail – Gering, NE

For more information, call 308-436-1989