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 Plans Museum – 2930 Old Oregon Trail – Gering, NE
For more information, call 308-436-1989
Western Nebraska’s premier holiday craft show and specialty foods expo; admission is free
Friday-5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday-9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Gering Civic Center – 1050 M Street
For more information, visit www.geringciviccenter.com
Kick-off the holiday season in downtown Gering during the evening
Christmas Holiday Parade following by the official opening of Santa’s Village
6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m.
Free hot chocolate, cookies, Christmas music, pictures with Santa and kiddie goodie bags
Gering Civic Center Parking Lot – 10th & M Streets
For more information, call 308.436.6886
The national competition is an annual, week-long event where the nation’s top balloon competitors contend for an opportunity to represent the U.S. in the World Hot Air Balloon Championship.