Events Calendar

Wednesday, October 20 & Thursday, October 21

Toddler Time @ WPL – Pumpkin Painting!

Join Miss Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM in the library during Toddler Time for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers.

On the 20th and the 21st, join us for a special Toddler Time with Pumpkin Painting! Wear messy clothes and prepare to paint your masterpieces for our Pumpkin Painting Contest! Pumpkins will be provided.

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Wednesday, October 20 & Thursday, October 21

Coats for Kids at Wayne State College

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Thursday, October 21

7 P.M. – WAED Board meeting at CAC

9 P.M. -Wildwoods perform at Johnnie Byrd Brewing

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Friday, October 22

10 A.M. -Chamber Coffee and ribbon cutting hosted by Byrd Nest above Johnnie Byrd Brewing

11-8 P.M. -Leon’s Food Truck @ Boutique Black Label

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Friday, October 22

Halloween Trivia Night @ Johnnie Byrd – 7 P.M.

Test your knowledge of all things Halloween and horror at our Halloween Trivia Night, Friday, Oct. 22nd at 7 PM at Jonnie Byrd’s. Costumes and themed costume groups are highly encouraged! Please stop in or call the library to register your team of four. Space is
limited, first-come, first-serve. Awards will be given to trivia winners, as well as for best costumes.

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Friday, October 22

After School Coloring @ WPL: Pumpkin Painting 3:30 P.M.

On the 22nd, join us for a special After School Coloring with Pumpkin Painting! Paint a pumpkin to enter into our Pumpkin Painting Contest. Pumpkins will be provided.

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Friday, October 22 – Sunday, October 24

Events at Ponca State Park 

Saturday, October 23

9 A.M. – 12 P.M. Farmers Market at Wayne County Courthouse

New Vendors, coffee, honey, artisan soaps, cut flowers, eggs, baked goods, jellies and jams, and handcrafted items and more.

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Tuesday, October 26

Book Club @ Wayne Public Library 6:30 – 7:30 P.M.

Book Club will be meeting for discussion Tuesday, Oct. 26th at 6:30 PM in the Library Conference room. The book the club will be discussing is The Moonshiner’s Daughter by Donna Everhart. Set in North Carolina in 1960 and brimming with authenticity and grit, The Moonshiner’s Daughter evokes the singular life of sixteen-year-old Jessie Sasser, a young woman determined to escape her family’s past . . .Generations of Sassers have made moonshine in the Brushy Mountains of Wilkes County, North Carolina.

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Tuesday, October 26

Nosferatu Showing in Wayne

Nosferatu makes a pre-Halloween appearance Tuesday, October 26 at 7 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre in Wayne, Nebraska. The 1922 horror film recounts the story of Count Orlok, a vampire spreading pestilence and death in pursuit of a young woman. The silent film and orchestral score have been remastered for modern cinema. Attendees are encouraged to dress goth style. This event is free and open to the public. The Nosferatu showing is cosponsored by the Wayne State College Media Club. – 30 – For more information contact Dr. Michael White at 402-375-7595.  

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Wednesday, October 27

Toddler Time @ WPL

Join Miss Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM in the library during Toddler Time for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers.

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Thursday, October 28

Events at Wayne Public Library

Join Miss Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM in the library during Toddler Time for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers.

Needle Night meets Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library for conversation and good company while working on your personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Thursday, October 28

2nd Annual First Responders Day at Ponca State Park 

Thursday, October 28

British Tuba Music Concert by Dr. Calkin at Wayne State College

Wayne State College presents British Tuba Music Thursday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Ley Theatre at Wayne State College. The performance by Professor of Low Brass Dr. Josh Calkin heralds the power and expressiveness of British composers. Repertoire weaves virtuosic tuba solos with accompaniment by Shelly Armstrong. Composers include Ralph Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar, and Malcolm Arnold. This performance is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at (402) 375-7359.

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Sunday, October 31

Trick or Treat @ the Wayne Public Library 4-6 P.M.

Join us for curbside trick or treating on Halloween, Oct. 31st from 4-6 PM. The event will be moved inside the library if there is inclement weather. Play our sidewalk challenge, grab a treat, and take pictures with our spooky decorations!

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Thursday, November 4

Trio Mezzklarno Concert at Wayne State College

Trio Mezzklarno embraces repertoire by living Midwestern composers Thursday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Ley Theatre at Wayne State College. Dr. Sarah Farr, mezzo-soprano; Dr. Karl Kolbeck, clarinet; and Dr. Angela Miller-Niles, piano are equal partners, creating tight musical conversations. Trio Mezzklarno performs several selections written specifically for the trio, including a new world premiere. This performance is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at (402) 375-7359.

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Thursday, November 4

Geography Bowl at Wayne State College

The Tenth Annual Geography Bowl at Wayne State College is Thursday, November 4 at 4 p.m. in the Frey Conference Suite of the Kanter Student Center. The Geography Bowl features undergraduates competing to answer questions of global consequence. This fun, and often humorous, event is free and open to the public. Spectators are also eligible to win door prizes. The Annual Geography Bowl raises awareness of geography as a discipline and part of daily life. For more information, contact Dr. Lesli Rawlings, professor of geography, at lerawli1@wsc.edu.

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Tuesday, November 9

Math & Science Night at Wayne Elementary School 

Thursday, November 11

Artists Unanchored Exhibit at Wayne State College 

An art exhibit by Artists Unanchored of Hastings, Nebraska opens Thursday, November 11 in the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery at Wayne State College. The display includes collaborative and individual works by three artists with distinctly different skillsets. The exhibit opens at 6 p.m. November 11. An artist talk precedes the opening at 5:15 p.m. in Gardner Auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through January 13, 2022. For more information, contact Andy Haslit at (402) 375-7031.

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Friday, November 12

Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Concert at Wayne State College

The Wayne State College Woodwind Chamber Ensembles perform Friday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Ley Theatre. The concert features performances by the Flute Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble, and Saxophone Quartet. This performance is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at (402) 375-7359.

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