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2017

Community of the Year!

Beatrice, Nebraska was named Southeast Nebraska Community of the Year by the Nebraska Diplomats.

Explore this guide: Attractions Events Beatrice Lodging Recreation Shopping Food Churches

Gage County Tourism & Visitor Center 218 N 5th St. (402) 205-3292 (402) 223-2338

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Open Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM visitbeatrice.com info@visitbeatrice.com

The Visitor Center/Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce offers a wide variety of information about Beatrice and Gage County. It is open Monday through Friday in the historic Carnegie Building across the street from Beatrice Middle School. The center has materials and information for sites and events in and around Gage County, so stop in and get some help and information from some friendly faces! 02 | visitBeatrice.com


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GAGE COUNTY MUSEUM & HISTORICAL SOCIETY 101 N 2nd St. Beatrice, NE 68310 GageCountyMuseum.info Facebook.com/GageCountyMuseum (402) 228-1679

The Museum is located in a nationally registered Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Passenger Station from 1906. It’s the site Beatrice & Gage County were founded on in 1857. It’s home to many historic pieces and genealogical research. The exhibits within offer insight into people, railroads, industries, and agricultural history. The museum features a fully restored 1906 CB&Q Way Car/Caboose.

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SUMMER (Memorial Day to Labor Day) Tuesday - Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM WINTER (Labor Day to Memorial Day) Tuesday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM *Closed during the noon hour

BEATRICE BAKERY 201 S 5th St. Beatrice, NE 68310 BeatriceBakery.com (402) 223-2358 or 800-228-4030 x 108

Home of the best old fashioned fruit cakes! Featuring artisan, dessert, liqueur, coffee, private label cakes, and breakfast breads made by hand using the finest ingredients. Featured on Food Network’s UNWRAPPED, A&E Biography - “The House that Santa Built,” ABC Network’s The View, Nebraska Life Magazine, and Midwest Living Magazine! 402-205-3292 | 03


“FREE LAND” WAS THE CRY!

HOMESTEAD NATIONAL MONUMENT OF AMERICA 8523 W State Highway 4 Beatrice, NE 68310 nps.gov/home (402) 223-3514 Facebook.com/HomesteadNM

Explore SE Nebraska’s only National Park Service Site which proudly features: • Interactive exhibits • 100 acres of restored tall-grass prairie with 3 miles of walking/biking trails through the prairie and woodland - picnic areas available. • Pioneer school • Homesteader Cabin • Special events that tell stories of industry, agriculture, immigration, migration, and American Indian cultures • “Land of Dreams: Homesteading America,” • an award winning film • Digitized homestead records • Farm implements and ever-changing • special exhibits • Bookstore operated by Eastern National

Entrance is FREE to the monument, museum, exhibits, programs, and all events! 04 | visitBeatrice.com


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Open daily all year, except Thanksgiving day, Christmas, and New Years. The trail system and parking lot are open from dawn to dusk every day the park is open.

SUMMER (Memorial Day to Labor Day) The Heritage Center, Education Center, and other buildings are open daily from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM WINTER (Labor Day to Memorial Day) The Heritage Center, Education Center, and other buildings are open weekdays from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, and weekends from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 402-205-3292 | 05


BEATRICE PUBLIC LIBRARY 100 N 16Th St. Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice.ne.gov/library (402) 223-3584

The Beatrice Public Library is the host facility for Nebraska State Genealogical Society Collection. It houses bound volumes of D.A.R. Lineage Records. The Heritage Room includes Nebraska history items, microfilm collection of newspapers dating from 1886, Gage County census records 1860-1930, maps, and many more Historical Beatrice items. The Heritage Room is furnished in oak furniture from the 1903 Carnegie Building. The Library is located on the site of the former Sonderegger Nurseries and is the site of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.

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Monday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM Friday and Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Sunday: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

OLD WEST TRAILS CENTER 301 Main St. Odell, NE 68415 visitOdell.com trailscenter@diodecom.net For tours call: Judy Baumann (402) 766-4237, Marilyn Lytle (402) 766-4275, or Barbara Zarybnicky (402) 766-3780

The Old West Trails Center is located in a restored 1885, locally quarried limestone bank. It features interpretive stories on the growth of the area and the influence of the railroad, historic trails, and highway. Odell is located in southern Gage County along Nebraska Highway 8. 06 | visitBeatrice.com


RICE LODGE & CONFERENCE CENTER 302 Main St. Odell, NE 68415 riceLodge.odell-nebraska.us

This restored 1929 Rice Hospital building in Odell, now known as the Rice Lodge & Conference Center is a modern bed & breakfast with 10 bedrooms and private baths. It is run by volunteers of the Odell Community. Guests can rent bedrooms for overnight stays or just rent the conference room for a gathering of any sort. The rice Lodge is the perfect place for family reunions, class reunions, wedding & baby showers, or just a weekend get away!

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GREAT PLAINS WELSH HERITAGE CENTRE 307 S 7th St. Wymore, NE 68466 (402) 645-3186 (402) 645-3231

Open regularly on Sunday afternoons in the summer months, or by appointment. Group tours are welcomed. The Great Plains Welsh Heritage Centre tells the story of early Welsh settlers on the prairies of North America, and of their WelshAmerican descendants through interactive displays, artifacts, and oral histories. The Centre contains exhibit areas, library and archive, an auditorium with a digital theater for showing Welsh films, gift shop, serving kitchen for preparing Welsh teas, and genealogical data base of Welsh American Families. 402-205-3292 | 07


GUY “THE CHAMP” CHAMBERLIN MONUMENT 312 W 2nd St. Blue Springs, NE 68318

blueSpringsNE.com/chamberlin.html

Very few outstanding athletes in any sport become highly successful head coaches or managers. One notable exception was Nebraska native Guy Chamberlin, who was not only the state’s first famous major college football star during the early years of the 20th century but also professional football’s most successful coach during the pioneering years of the NFL. Chamberlin was raised on a family farm near and attended high school at Blue Springs. In his honor, the community gathered funds and had a monument created. It is located at Southern Elementary School, which is the original site of Blue Springs High School, where he graduated in 1911.

BLUE SPRINGS CEMETERY

1 mile North of Blue Springs, on North “A” St. blueSpringsNE.com/cemetery.html

Blue Springs Cemetery was founded in 1860, and has long been regarded as the “Oldest recorded cemetery” in Nebraska. Here’s your chance to walk amongst some of the State’s oldest pioneers. The ground is beautiful, and is home to hundreds of beautifully fragrant peonies. There are yearly Memorial Day services in honor of veterans, surrounded by a host of flags.

JOHNSON CABIN MUSEUM Blue Springs, NE | blueSpringsNE.com The first settlers arrived in Gage County in the 1850s, long before the Homestead Act. Rev. James Johnson arrived in Blue Springs Township in the summer of 1855 to build this cabin, and returned in 1857 with his wife Martha and their six children. The cabin is furnished with memorabilia from its time period. 08 | visitBeatrice.com


CEDAR CREEK POTTERY 37639 S 80th Road, Beatrice, NE 68310 (402) 228-0138

Cedar Creek Pottery, the gallery of Ervin Dixon, is located inside an old church. The church was moved to its current site. Dixon’s beautiful handcrafted works include tableware and pots, finished with a clear gloss salt glaze.

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Monday - Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

COMMUNITY PLAYERS THEATRE 412 Ella St., Beatrice, NE 68310 (402) 228-1801 | beatriceCommunityPlayers.com

Beatrice is proud to be an award winning community theatre. Located in downtown Beatrice the theatre produces a regular season of six musicals and plays in addition to a three show family/education series. Managed by a full-time professional staff, the organization utilizes the talents of more than 150 volunteers and reaches approximately 7,000 audience members each year.

CARNEGIE BUILDING

218 N 5th St., Beatrice, NE 68310 VisitBeatrice.com | (402) 223-2338 Come see one of the oldest, and certainly one of the more elaborate Carnegie Buildings in Nebraska! Originally opened in 1904, and designed by George Burlinghof of Lincoln. The building now houses Gage County Tourism, the Beatrice Chamber, and NGage. The building is available for events, conferences, and more. Come enjoy the architecture and ever changing art displays!

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GAGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE 612 Grant St., Beatrice, NE 68310 GageCountyNebraska.org | (402) 223-1300

Come see this renovated Richardson Romanesque limestone structure with a beautiful clock tower. The Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and houses unique artwork that depicts early life in Gage County.

FILLEY STONE BARN 13282 E Scott Rd. Filley, NE 68357

The Filley Stone Barn, listed on the Nat’l Register Site, was built in 1904 and is the largest limestone bank barn in Nebraska. Knowing the success of the county depended on farmers staying despite drought conditions and the grasshopper invasion, Elijah Filley hired men to stay and help build his barn. It’s viewable from outside at any time, and special tours are available with prior arrangements.

TRAUBEL’S POPCORN

5th & Court St., Beatrice, NE 68310 CommunityPossibilitesINC.com/Traubel-s-Popcorn-Stand.html Need a tasty snack? Then take a trip over to Traubel’s Popcorn stand, which is a replica of the original Traubel’s Popcorn stand. The original was in operation from 1937 1987 and has since been donated to Gage County Historical Society. 10 | visitBeatrice.com


YESTERDAY’S LADY

113 N 5th St., Beatrice, NE 68310 (402) 223-5121 Experience stepping back in time with Yesterday’s Lady! Come visit Nebraska’s largest collection of vintage clothing on display at this Vintage Clothing Museum and Vintage Salon located in Susan McLain’s completely renovated, award-winning 1887 Schmuck building in downtown Beatrice.

RATIGAN-SCHOTTLER MANUFACTURING

201 S 2nd St., Beatrice, NE 68310 RatiganSchottler.com | (402) 223-3200 | toll free 800-383-1000 From custom chancel furniture to finely crafted church pews, all products reflect the Ratigan - Schottler tradition of providing exceptional quality and value to their customers. Plant tours available by appointment only.

POINTS OF INTEREST CHIEF STANDING BEAR TRAIL ChiefStandingBearTrail.com

Spans 22.9 miles from Beatrice to the Nebraska/Kansas state line. The Ponca tribe owns the trail and the Homestead Conservation Trail Association maintains the route. This trail connects to the Homestead Trail which travels 40 miles north to Lincoln. The south end of the trail connects to the Blue River Rail Trail, going 12 miles to Marysville, KS.

KRIDER HILL

Journey south of Beatrice on Highway 77, continue south about nine miles on Highway 112 to the highest point in Gage County. In addition to breathtaking views, legend has it that Krider Hill is the burial site for an Oto Indian Chief.

OREGON TRAIL MARKER

13/4 miles W of Lanham, NE At the intersection of W Stateline and SW 142nd Roads Part of the Gage County Historical Society’s properties, the triangular stone monument was erected in 1913 by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) near the location where the historic Oregon Trail crossed the border from Kansas into Nebraska.

OTOE-MISSOURIA INDIAN MISSION SCHOOL East of City Park, Barneston, NE 68309

In 1875, the Oto-Missouria Indian Mission School was built by the Federal Government. Now the only remaining structure from the reservation is the school-turned-farmhouse, which endured a century of wear before 1987 when a group of history-minded women purchased the structure and moved it a few hundred feet, to its current place on public land.

WYMORE TRAIN STATION MUSEUM Main St. Wymore | (402) 645-3744

Relive the history of the working railroad, through pictures, history books and many other items, open by appointment only.

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Facebook.com/tourismGageCounty Go to VisitBeatrice.com or BeatriceChamber.com for up to date event listings.

No matter the time of year, there’s always something fun to do in Gage County! AG EXPO

JANUARY | (402) 223-2338 | beatricechamber.com

ANNUAL HOMESTEAD FILM FESTIVAL HOMESTEAD NAT’L MONUMENT OF AMERICA JANUARY/FEBRUARY | nps.gov/home

HEALTHY HEARTS RUN BEATRICE FEBRUARY | (402) 641-5746

HOOPLA BASKETBALL TOURNEY

GAGE COUNTY FEBRUARY | (402) 223-2338 | visitbeatrice.com

HOMESTEAD HARMONIZERS ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT BEATRICE MARCH | (402) 228-1432

BEATRICE SPEEDWAY, SPRING NATIONALS BEATRICE MARCH | beatricespeedway.com

BIG INDIAN ARCHERS 3D SHOOT

BIG INDIAN REC AREA | ODELL APRIL-SEPTEMBER | bigindianarchers.com

BEATRICE SPEEDWAY | RACES

BEATRICE APRIL-SEPTEMBER | beatricespeedway.com

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TALLGRASS PRAIRIE FIDDLE FESTIVAL HOMESTEAD NAT’L MONUMENT | BEATRICE MAY 26TH | nps.gov/home

SAM WYMORE DAYS

WYMORE JUNE | wymorebluesprings.com

PICKRELL PICNIC

PICKRELL JUNE | pickrellpicnic.com

HOMESTEAD DAYS ®

BEATRICE JUNE | (402) 223-2338 | beatricechamber.com |

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CORTLAND FEST

CORTLAND JUNE | cortlandne.com

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION ADAMS JULY | (402) 988-2269

GAGE COUNTY FAIR & EXPO

BEATRICE | GAGE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS JULY 4TH WEEK | gagecountyfair.com

ADAMS COMMUNITY DAY

ADAMS AUGUST | villageofadamsnebraska.com

BLUE SPRINGS COMMUNITY DAY BLUE SPRINGS AUGUST | bluespringsne.com

LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND

BEATRICE | HOMESTEAD NAT’L MONUMENT OF AMERICA SEPTEMBER, LABOR DAY WEEKEND | nps.gov/home

OLD FASHIONED SPELLING BEE

BEATRICE | HOMESTEAD NAT’L MONUMENT OF AMERICA SEPTEMBER | nps.gov/home

FALL NATIONAL RACES

BEATRICE | BEATRICE SPEEDWAY SEPTEMBER | beatricespeedway.com

TRAIL OF TREASURES

HERITAGE HIGHWAY 136 OCTOBER | heritagehighway136.com | visitbeatrice.com

HOMESTEAD HEDGE APPLE FESTIVAL

BEATRICE | HOMESTEAD NAT’L MONUMENT OF AMERICA OCTOBER | nps.gov/home

HARVEST FESTIVAL

FILLEY | FILLEY STONE BARN OCTOBER | gagecountymuseum.info | (402) 228-1679

GOVERNOR’S PHEASANT HUNT NOVEMBER | mainstreetbeatrice.com

ODELL CRAFT SHOW

ODELL NOVEMBER | odell-nebraska.us | (402) 766-3677

HOLIDAY LIGHTED PARADE w/ SANTA BEATRICE | DOWNTOWN 5TH STREET DECEMBER | (402) 223-2338

HOMESTEAD HARMONIZERS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BEATRICE DECEMBER | (402) 228-1432

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Explore Recreation GOLF

Beatrice Country Club 1301 Oak Street, Beatrice Beatricecc.com 402-223-3639 18 holes. Practice greens, bunkers and ranges, Classics restaurant/bar, pool, home of the Shotgun Blast. Hidden Acres Highway 136 west of Beatrice to Lilac Road, turn and go west ½ mile Hiddenacresbeatrice.com 402-228-2146 18 holes. Rentals, practice greens, bar. Wymore Country Club 1700 West D Street, Wymore 9-holes course. Practice greens, ranges, rentals, bar, meeting room.

FAMILY FUN

Hiking & Biking Trails, Beatrice 402-228-5248 Gage County offers over 38 miles of trails for hiking, walking & jogging. These trails are well-marked and well-groomed. Mile markers show the way for users to easily keep track of their distance. Parking areas are available at Chautauqua Park (9th Street & Grable Avenue), Riverside Park (Sumner Street & Pleasant Street), and Water Park (12th Street & Scott Street). Beatrice Water Park 1200 Scott Street, Beatrice 402-223-4114 The Big Blue Water Park features a 9,000 sq. ft. zero entry pool, youth pool with fountain bubbler and toys, 124 ft. loop water slide, 8 ft. wide river slide, 2-1 meter diving boards, shade structures, sand volleyball courts, bathhouse, and concessions. Arbor State Park & Aquatic Center Wymore Wymorebluesprings.com 402-645-3377 Make your way to Arbor State Park for fun on the playgrounds, aquatic center, football field, baseball diamonds and lots of room to play!

Beatrice Miniature Golf 2205 N 6th Street, Beatrice 402-217-0672 18 hole min-golf with electrical obstacles brings family fun at its best! Beatrice YMCA 1801 Scott Street, Beatrice 402-223-5266 BeatriceYMCA.org Indoor pool, jogging track, basketball, racquetball court, hot tub, sauna, nautilus & free weights, and more! Rolla-Rena Skate Center 1133 S 6th Street, Beatrice 402-223-4173 Find Us on Facebook Rolla Rena is an indoor quad and inline skating rink and open year round. We have a 60’ X 140’ polyurethane floor. Beatrice Movies 615 Court Street, Beatrice 402-223-5124 BeatriceMovies.com View the latest cinema feature films in one of three digitized theaters! Orange Bowl 2223 E Court Street, Beatrice 402-228-3331 Strike up some fun at Orange Bowl Lanes in Beatrice!

FITNESS

Anytime Fitness 2317 N. 6th, Suite 10, Beatrice 402-228-2277 anytimefitness.com Beatrice YMCA 1801 Scott Street, Beatrice 402-223-5266 BeatriceYMCA.org Curves 2205 N. 6th Street, Beatrice 402-228-5999 curves.com Husker Health 2320 N. 6th Street, Beatrice 402-228-9292 HuskerRehab.com

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ROCKFORD LAKE STATE REC AREA 7 MILES EAST OF BEATRICE OutdoorNebraska.ne.gov/parks/guides/contact.asp 150 acre lake on 436 acres. RV hookups and primitive camping. Boating, fishing, picnicking, and swimming beach. Power boating is allowed. Hunting pheasant, quail, rabbit, and waterfowl. State Park entry permit is required.

Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRDs)

Nrdnet.org | 402-228-3402 – Call for NRD regulations NRDs are unique to Nebraska and many NRD projects produce long lasting results: dams, terraces, drainage ditches, windbreaks, reservoirs and recreational trails. With information, education and outreach efforts, NRDs also touch Nebraska’s future generations, the young people who will watch over the state’s resources in the 21st Century. Big Indian Recreation Area Six Miles East of Odell on Hwy 8 Public archery range, hiking & biking trails, fishing, boating, swimming, camping, and more! Recreation area open to hunting, fishing, trapping and hiking by foot traffic only. Handicap accessible archery practice range with a one-mile archery course featuring shooting towers and stands. Big Indian Archers host 3D shoots monthly during the spring and summer months. Clatonia NRD 1 Mile North of Clatonia 155 acres; hunting, fishing, trapping and hiking by foot traffic only. Wolf-Wildcat NRD 7 Miles South of Virginia 202 acres; hunting deer, dove, pheasant, quail, rabbit, squirrel, turkey, waterfowl; recreation area open to hunting, fishing, trapping and hiking by foot traffic only.

Wildlife Management Areas

OutdoorNebraska.ne.gov Managed by Nebraska Gage and Parks Commission’s Wildlife Division for the enhancement of wildlife habitat and for public hunting, fishing, and many other activities such as hiking, bird watching, nature studying, and primitive camping. The waters are open to non-powered vessels and those powered with conventional outboard electric motors only, except as posted and excepting Commission management and law enforcement activities. Access to these lands is free, and no entry permit is necessary; rules available through Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Arrowhead Wildlife Management Area, 320 acres 4 Miles North and 4 Miles West of Odell Bear Creek Wildlife Management Area, 118 acres 4 Miles North and 2.5 Miles East of Beatrice Diamond Lake Wildlife Management Area, 369 acres 3 Miles West of Odell on Nebraska Highway 8 Iron Horse Trail Wildlife Management Area, 195 acres Interrupted strip of former railroad right-of-way, Nebraska Highway 4 from Beatrice to southeast of DuBois

Outfitters

Cover Rise Outfitters 38820 S. 176th Road, Liberty 402-696-4402 | Coveyriseoutfitters.net Offering some of Nebraska’s finest quail & pheasant hunting as well as excellent trophy whitetail deer, spring snow goose & turkey hunting. Guided hunts or unguided drop hunts are available. Covey Rise Outfitters provides over 4,000 acres of private hunting on large tracts of land that are abundant with bird rich habitat. Each hunt is catered to the individual hunter! Come and enjoy the adventure of hunting in Southeast Nebraska with the official host of the Governor’s One Box hunt! Cub Creek Hunting 24256 SW 142 Rd., Beatrice 402-228-0660 | Cubcreekhunting.com Come and join us in southeast Nebraska to hunt pheasant and whitetail deer on more than 800 acres of prime hunting ground. Cub Creek Hunting offers guided and nonguided hunts on a variety of terrain, including farmland, native grasses, pasture, and woods along Cub Creek, a fresh-water stream and its tributaries crossing the property. We offer lodging in a new bunkhouse, which includes beds, bathrooms, linen service, kitchen with home-cooked meals, pool table, hot tub, and cable. We have laundry on site. Groups up to 20 guests welcome. A dog is available but we would welcome yours and provide a kennel.

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BEATRICE SPEEDWAY 914 W Scott, Beatrice, NE 68310 BeatriceSpeedway.com Beatrice Speedway is the home of Spring Nationals and Septemberfest. Weekly racing on Friday nights May - September features IMCA Classes Modified, Sport Mod, Stock, Hobby, Sport Compacts,. Great food & family fun!

Beatrice Parks

Chautauqua Park, Beatrice Beatrice.ne.gov | 402-228-5248 20 camping units with full hookups. Water, restrooms, showers available. Each site features a grill, picnic area, large Tabernacle and two shelters with tables by reservation, playground area, horseshoe pits, lighted ballfields, two lighted tennis courts and river fishing. Dog Park South 6th & Cole Streets, Beatrice 402-228-5248 Fenced dog run areas. Need a vet while you’re visiting? Check out beatricechamber.com for contact information! Hannibal Park ½ mile East of 19th Street and Hoyt Street, Beatrice Beatrice.ne.gov | 402-228-5248 Three lighted ballfields with press box & concession stand, six lighted tennis courts, playground area, and picnic shelter. NNG Scott Street Fields South Center Street, Beatrice 402-228-5248 NNG (Northern Natural Gas) Scott Street Fields offer very good fields and accommodations. There are three different sizes of fields offered in the five fields on the site. Restrooms, concessions and playground. Skate Park West Court Street (Highway 136) and S. Carter Street, Beatrice 402-228-5248 Masonite-type material on metal structures, couple quarters, bumps, spine and a nice 4 foot mini ramp. Helmets required. No admission. Prairie Playground 1801 Scott Street, Beatrice 402-228-5248 This park is sure to be a kid-favorite! From swinging to spinning to climbing to sliding (and more!) This brand- new equipment is located on a rubber pad surface and handicap accessible. Roszell-Exmark Park Ashland Street and Park Street, Beatrice 402-228-5248 Recently renovated, this park is sure to excite children of all ages! Playground area, tether ball, basketball hoops, and shelter with tables. Veterans Memorial Park 1050 S 6th Street, Beatrice Beatricevmp.com The “Walls of Honor” offer a permanent memorial park that honors the military men and women of the United States who served and currently are serving our Country. The Memorial Plaza was created using five points of a star, with a flag pole and flag on each point, recognizing the branches of the service – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. The center of the Plaza provides the stage for the United States flag. Riverside Park Sumner & Pleasant Streets, Beatrice Beatrice.ne.gov | 402-228-5248 Eight (8) concrete camping units with full hookups. Water, restrooms, showers available. Lighted ballfields, two lighted tennis courts, playground area, two shelters with tables available by reservation, boat ramp and river fishing.

OTHER AREA PARKS Adams 5th & Maple Street Blue Springs 100 W. Broad Street Clatonia NE Hwy. 41 & SW 100th Rd. Cortland W. 6th Street & S. Sheridan Ave. Odell 100 Block of Main Street

Pickrell 300 Block of Austin Street (W. Pickrell Rd.) Virginia Main Street West Wymore Arbor State 9th & M Streets

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Explore Treasures Bear Creek Gifts 202 Sheridan Blvd, Beatrice 402-806-3509 Beatrice Bakery 201 S 5th, Beatrice 402-223-4465 Big Blue Candles 619 Court, Beatrice 402-230-1150 Facebook.com/ BigBlueCandleCo Brown’s Shoe Fit 509 Court Street, Beatrice 402-223-3109 Brownsshoefitco.com Burwood Books 609 Court, Beatrice 402-223-6042 Find Us on Facebook Cedar Creek Pottery 27639 S 80th Road, Beatrice 402-228-0138 Christian Book & Gift Store 511 Court, Beatrice 402-223-5829 Clabaugh Pharmacy & Gift Shop 501 Court, Beatrice 402-223-3591 Creative Arts Gallery 108 S 6th, Ste. 218, Beatrice 402-228-2711 – By appointment only

Diane’s Dresses 203 S 7th Street, Wymore 402-645-3168 Facebook.com/ DianesDressesEtc Indian Creek Mall 2205 N 6th Street, Beatrice 402-806-4165 Indiancreekmallne.com Check website for list of all shops! Leo’s Jewelry 610 Court Street, Beatrice 402-223-5139 Facebook.com/leosjewelers Main Street Farmers Market Seasonal, May thru October 402-223-3244 Mainstreetbeatrice.org Quilt Stitches 516 Court Street, Beatrice 402-223-1916 Find Us on Facebook Spilker Ale 300 W 4th, Cortland 402-798-7445 Hopluia.com Starlight Candles & Gifts/ Shirley Mae’s 417 S 5th Street, Beatrice 402-223-2270

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ANTIQUES, SECOND-HAND & VINTAGE

MANI-PEDI’S – WALK-IN’S WELCOME

Antiques Paradise 827 W Court Street, Beatrice 402-223-0121 Antiquesparadise.com

iColor 907 Court Street, Beatrice 402-228-9320 icolornails.com

Bargain Box 506 Court Street, Beatrice 402-228-3134

Joseph’s College 2015 N 6th Street, Beatrice 402-223-3588 Josephscollege.edu

5th Street Vintage 111 N 5th Street, Beatrice 402-239-0919 Facebook.com/5thStreetVintage Fistful of Daisies 512 Court Street, Beatrice 402-230-0842 Find Us on Facebook Gems & Junk 502 Court Street, Beatrice 402-239-6595 Facebook.com/ gemsandjunkbeatrice

Mitzi K’s 215 N. 10th, Beatrice 402-230-3304 mitzik.com Pink Nails 2205 N 6th Street, Beatrice 402-230-9203 Steel Magnolia 218 S 6th Street, Beatrice 402-223-4085 Thesteelmagnolia.biz

New 4 U Thrifts, Gifts & More 1820 ½ N 6th Street, Beatrice 402-228-0322 The Salvation Army 624 Market Street, Beatrice 402-228-2442 Salvationarmyusa.org Rags To Riches 518 E. Ella Street, Beatrice 402-806-6479 Facebook.com/ FreeClothingRecylingCenter NE Rescued Treasures Thrift Store 619 Court Street, Beatrice 402-560-4968

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Explore Great Food BARNESTON Grand Avenue Bar & Grill 101 W Grand Avenue, Barneston (402) 674-9902 BEATRICE Arby’s 2103 N 6Th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-1333 Back Alley Barbecue & Grill 124 S 23Rd Street, Beatrice (402) 223-5011 The Black Crow Restaurant, Bar & Catering 405 Court Street, Beatrice (402) 228-7200 Burger King 501 N 6Th Street, Beatrice (402) 223-4500 Classic’s Bar & Grill 1301 Oak Street, Beatrice (402) 223-1456 Dairy Queen – East Court 901 E Court Street, Beatrice (402) 228-3810 Dairy Queen 120 N 6Th Street, Beatrice (402) 223-5328 Carsten’s Café & Snack Shack 3000 Lincoln Blvd, Beatrice (402) 223-6000 Casey’s Pizza 806 West Court Street, Beatrice (402) 228-3209 Casey’s Pizza 1116 N 6Th Street, Beatrice (402) 223-2522 Casey’s Pizza 1500 East Court Street, Beatrice (402) 223-4868 Country Cookin’ Café 512 S 5Th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-9819 El Canelo 590 Sargent Street, Beatrice (402) 223-0090 4One8 418 Court Street, Beatrice (402) 230-3400 Godfather’s Pizza 556 Sargent St, Beatrice (402) 806-4406 Kentucky Fried Chicken 1316 N 6Th Street, Beatrice (402) 223-5974 Mcdonald’s 1220 N 6Th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-4106

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Pizza Hut 2400 N 6Th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-3317 Playa Azul 2102 N 6Th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-7191 Risky’s Sports Bar 2317 N 6th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-9500 Runza 1119 N 6th Street, Beatrice (402) 223-3656 Shanghai Inn 810 E Court Street, Beatrice (402) 223-2996 Subway 1219 N 6th Street, Beatrice (402) 223-5909 Subway 3620 N 6th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-7220 Super China Buffet 2205 N 6th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-3838 Taco John’s 1215 N 6th Street, Beatrice (402) 228-1334 Valentino’s Restaurant 701 Court Street, Beatrice (402) 223-3573 Woodee’s Diner

2205 N 6th St (Indian Creek Mall)

(402) 228-1848

CLATONIA Legends 210 Washington St, Clatonia (402) 989-4109 ODELL Kross Eyed Kricket 216 Main Street, Odell

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The New Corner Bar 123 Main Street, Odell (402) 766-3692

VIRGINIA Terry’s Steak House 200 4th Street, Virginia (402) 688-4286 WYMORE Casey’s Pizza 119 N 14th Street, Wymore (402) 645-3484 Subway 402 S 14th St, Wymore (402) 645-3030

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ADAMS The Round Table Bar & Grill 633 Main Street, Adams (402) 988-2141 BEATRICE Biggs 1101 S 6th St, Beatrice 402-806-4255 J’s Grill & Pub 831 W Court Street, Beatrice 402-228-0298 Kabo 115 S 5th Street, Beatrice 402-230-1260 Orange Bowl 2223 E Court Street, Beatrice 402-228-3331 Tall Tree Tastings 122 N. 5th Street, Beatrice (402) 239-7743 The Rail 212 Court Street, Beatrice (402) 228-9857 The End Zone 3500 N 6th Street, Beatrice 402-228-6832 FILLEY Filley Tavern 200 Livingston, Filley (402) 662-3755 PICKRELL Beer 30 202 Austin Street, Pickrell Pickrell Tavern 202 Austin Street, Pickrell (402) 673-9902 WYMORE A&N Bar 300 S 7th Street, Wymore (402) 645-3484 The Dog House 122 S 7th Street, Wymore (402) 645-5000

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Church Assembly of God

Address

City, State, Zip

First Assembly of God River of Life Assembly of God

1900 Jackson Street 900 W. E Street

Beatrice, NE 68310 Wymore, NE 68466

402-228-2611 402-645-3475

Bible Baptist Church First Baptist Church Homestead Baptist Church West Side Baptist Church

1326 Grant 1025 N. 16th Street 5th & Bell Streets 448 W. Court

Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice, NE 68310

402-228-1923 402-223-2437 402-228-1563 402-223-4326

Christ Community Church

2727 Lincoln

Beatrice, NE 68310

402-223-5319

Baptist

Bible

Brethren

Phone

Holmesville Church of Brethren

30748 S. 66th Road

St. James Catholic Church St. Joseph’s Catholic Church St. Mary’s Catholic Church St. Mary’s Catholic Church

500 W. 1st Street 612 High Street 521 Perry Street 115 N. 11th Street

Cortland, NE 68331 Beatrice, NE 68310 Odell, NE 68415 Wymore, NE 68466

402-798-7335 402-223-2923 402-766-3819 402-645-3051

First Christian Church Christian Church

205 N. 7th Street 604 Wayne Ave.

Beatrice, NE 68310 Liberty, NE 68381

402-223-3842 402-696-4329

Church of Christ Church of Christ Corland United Church

7th & Bell Street 924 Grant Street 500 Sheridan Ave

Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice, NE 68310 Cortland, NE 68331

402-228-3827 402-223-3996 402-499-7081

Catholic

Christian

Church of Christ

Church of the Nazarene

Holmesville, NE 68310 402-228-0373

Church of the Nazarene

1600 Sara Road

Beatrice, NE 68310

402-223-2402

Christ Church Episcopal St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

524 N. 5th Street 114 N. 10th Street

Beatrice, NE 68310 Wymore, NE 68466

402-223-5515 402-228-5515

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

2324 Lincoln Street

Beatrice, NE 68310

402-228-2330

420 N. 9th

Beatrice, NE 68310

402-223-2581

Amercian Lutheran Church 601 E. Ash Road American Lutheran Church ELCA 305 Livingston Street Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church WELS 223 N. 8th Street Christ Lutheran Church ELCA 2576 E. Cherry Road Cornerstone Lutheran Church 901 Elk Street Emmanuel Lutheran Church ELCA 5142 East Sargent Road First Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS 11668 W. State Hwy. 4 Holy Cross Luterhan Church ELCA 1918 Garfield Street Immanuel State Line Lutheran Church ELCA 4696 E. State Line Road Our Savior Lutheran Church LCMS 423 Maple Street our Saviors Lutheran Church ELCA 420 W. L Street St. John Lutheran Church ELCA 701 N. 6th Street St. John Lutheran WELS Highway 77 & Apple Road St. Paul Lutheran Church 321 N. 10th Street St. Peter’s Lutheran Church LCMS 304 S. 10th Street Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church WELS 11412 W. State Hwy. 41 Zion Lutheran Church 18219 S. 80th Road

Adams, NE 68301 Filley, NE 68357 Beatrice, NE 68310 Pickrell, NE 68422 Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice, NE 68310 Wymore, NE 68466 Odell, NE 68415 Wymore, NE 68466 Beatrice, NE 68310 Cortland, NE 68331 Beatrice, NE 68310 Wymore, NE 68466 Clatonia, NE 68328 Pickrell, NE 68422

402-988-4445 402-662-3125 402-223-4250 402-673-4095 402-230-0884 402-228-0112 402-228-0216 402-228-3172 402-674-3171 402-766-3688 402-645-3536 402-223-5268 402-989-4775 402-228-1540 402-645-8215 402-989-4775 402-673-4325

Beatrice Mennonite First Mennonite Church

1220 Summit 6714 W. State Hwy 4

Beatrice, NE 68310 Beatrice, NE 68310

402-228-3644 402-228-2231

Centenary united Methodist Church Pickrell United Methodist Church Salem United Methodist Chruch Blue Springs united Methodist Church Adams First United Methodist Church Wymore United Methodist

608 Elk Street 200 Austin 570 Washington 112 W. Broad Street 405 7th Street 121 S. 10th Street

Beatrice, NE 68310 Pickrell, NE 68422 Clatonia, NE 68328 Blue Springs, NE 68318 Adams, NE 68301 Wymore, NE 68466

402-223-3424 402-673-4185 402-821-2009 402-645-3189 402-988-3805 402-645-3470

Wymore Church of Christ

618 W. M Street

Wymore, NE 68466

402-645-3181

Church of the Promise

1406 S. 8th Street

Beatrice, NE 68310

402-239-6390

First Presbyterian Church of Beatrice Wymore Presbyterian Church

321 N. 5th Street 517 N. 12th Street

Beatrice, NE 68310 Wymore, NE 68466

402-223-3933 402-645-3117

Salvation Army Corps & Community Center

624 Market Street

Beatrice, NE 68310

402-228-2442

Seventh-Day Adventist Church

200 N. 10th Street

Beatrice, NE 68310

402-228-1443

Start Church (start-church.org)

903 Court Street

Beatrice, NE 68310

402-806-8952

Episcopal

Jehovah’s Witness Latter Day Saints

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Lutheran

Mennonite Methodist

New Testament Pentecostal

Presbyterian

Salvation Army

Seventh-Day Adventist Start Church

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