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2016 VISITORS GUIDE


LIVE. LOVE. LINCOLN. by AIR

DELTA AND UNITED SERVE LINCOLN Lincoln Airport (402) 458-2480 www.lincolnairport.com AIRPORT SHUTTLES Navigator Airport Express 800-888-9793 www.navigatorairportexpress.com OMALiNK (402) 475-5465 877-473-5465 www.omalink.com

It’s an incredible time to be in Lincoln. We invite you to come and experience the enthusiasm and exhilaration of Lincoln’s energy for yourself.

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Those that live here recognize there’s a certain charm to the capital city that is found throughout the local arts scene, the flourishing restaurant industry and the relaxed pace of life. Visit Lincoln and stay the night – or make it a week! But most importantly, make yourself at home.

—• The Culture Trip

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Passenger information (402) 476-1295 Baggage information (402) 476-9335

by CAR In the state of Nebraska, Interstate 80 runs west from Omaha to the Wyoming state border, ultimately ending in San Francisco, California.

Burlington Trailways (402) 474-1071 800-992-4618 www.burlingtontrailways.com

Chicago

520 mi

Minneapolis

430 mi

Denver

486 mi

Kansas City

193 mi

St. Louis

444 mi

Des Moines

188 mi

Dashabout Roadrunner 800-720-3274 866-720-3274 www.dashaboutshuttle.com

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Amtrak 800-USA-RAIL www.amtrak.com

Arrow Stage Lines 5250 Superior St. (402) 475-9229 800-356-0727 www.arrowstagelines.com

Windstar Lines (402) 467-2900 888-494-6378 www.gowindstar.com

Lincoln ranks #1 of the 10 Most Beautiful Cities in the U.S.A. “The state of Nebraska tends to evoke images of rolling hills and rugged # landscapes. But the city of Lincoln is a modern diamond in the rough. It boasts high-end shopping, beautiful parks, museums and bustling nightclubs.”

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Amtrak departs twice daily (westbound at 12:14 a.m.; eastbound at 3:26 a.m.) from the Lincoln Haymarket Station, 277 Pinnacle Drive (formerly 7th & Q St.)

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PARKING

ALAMO AIRPORT www.alamo.com

(402) 474-4301

AVIS AIRPORT www.avis.com

(402) 474-1202

Routes: StarTran has 18 weekday routes. For route information, call (402) 476-1234 or visit www.startran.lincoln.ne.gov.

Downtown: Approximately 23,000 spaces in metered, on-street or in parking lots/garages are available for general public use daily.

Fares: $1.75 for adults and children age 5 & up, 85¢ for age 62 & up and disabled riders, 25¢ for Star Shuttle. Free transfer ticket available from the driver. 20-Ride and 31-Day Passes are available.

First Hour Free! Find a space in a Park & Go city garage where your first hour is free. First floor shopper zones are available for your convenience. Parking and towing restrictions are enforced. Parking information is available at www.parkandgo.org.

BUDGET AIRPORT (402) 474-2800 www.budget.com ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR 1200 N 27th St. (402) 477-6000 310 S 10th St. (402) 476-6800 4601 O St. (402) 488-2800 www.enterprise.com

JUL

Lincoln’s hottest month (average daily temperature, 89° F)

JAN

Lincoln’s coldest month (average daily temperature, 35° F)

HERTZ Airport 5401 O St. www.hertz.com

28.9

Lincoln’s annual precipitation in inches

NATIONAL CAR (402) 474-4301 RENTAL Airport www.nationalcar.com

Lincoln’s annual snowfall in inches

RENT-A-VAN (402) 421-3400 1530 Pioneers Blvd. www.rentavanlincoln.com

(402) 477-4111

CAPITAL CAB

(402) 477-6074

HAPPY CAB

(402) 202-2222

Fees: On-street metered spaces, with time limits ranging from 10 minutes to 10 hours, are $1 per hour. Parking meters are not monitored on Sundays and after 6 pm all other days. Public facility fees are $1 per hour, with a maximum of $9 for all-day parking.

LIMOUSINES LEISURE LIMOUSINE (402) 476-8132 SERVICE VIP LIMOUSINE

(402) 466-5466

For unique vehicles and unusual parking situations call:

OMALINK

(402) 475-5465

CENTRAL PARKING (402) 474-9555

GETTING AROUND With a few exceptions, Lincoln’s major arterials are laid out in a simple grid. Numbered streets run north to south and in the older sections of town, lettered streets run east to west. O St. is the north-south dividing line. Many downtown streets are one-way.

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(402) 770-7659

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The Nebraska State Patrol offers a recording describing road conditions throughout the state: Call 511.

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Elsewhere: Free, off-street parking is convenient to most shopping, dining and business areas. On-street parking is free in residential districts.

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For assistance during unusual weather, or for road conditions, listen to local radio stations KFOR (1240 AM) or KLIN (1400 AM) and local TV stations KOLN (Channel 10/11) or KLKN (Channel 8).

RENT ‘N DRIVE (402) 441-4835 4168 S 48th St. www.rentndrive.com

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CURRENCY EXCHANGE Currency can be exchanged at Wells Fargo, 13th and O Streets, and U.S. Bank, 13th and M Streets.

INTERPRETERS If you need an interpreter, call the Lincoln Police Department at (402) 441-6000.

MEDICAL EMERGENCY For ambulance or emergency services, call 911. Emergency medical services are available at all Lincoln acute care hospitals.

At 143 years old, We’re never looked so good!

Since 1869, Lincoln has entrusted it’s heritage and families to WYUKA’s care. As a vital part of the Lincoln community, you can trust WYUKA to provide the finest care for you and your loved ones for generations to come. WYUKA, Lincoln’s premiere funeral home and cemetery, offering complete services in one convenient, central location.

EMERGENCY VETERINARY CARE For veterinary service on nights, weekends and holidays, call Veterinary Emergency Hospital (402) 489-6800.

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3600 “O” Street Lincoln, NE (402) 474-3600

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Cultural treasures are waiting for you... Lincoln is a remarkable art city. The 15,000-seat Pinnacle Bank Arena which hosts everything from international stage spectacles to home-grown tastings and sports tournaments. The Lied Center for the Performing Arts offers the best of touring music, dance, theatre, symphony, comedy and world-renowned artists of every discipline. The Lied is also home to our own Lincoln Symphony Orchestra and Lincoln Midwest Ballet productions. The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) provides a versatile performance and teaching space. One of our “best kept secrets” is the Sheldon Museum of Art, featuring works by American artists in the striking Philip Johnsondesigned gallery at 12th and R Streets. UNL’s campus has numerous outdoor sculptures. Lincoln’s penchant for performance continues at the Lincoln Community Playhouse, Haymarket Theatre Company, TADA Productions and Angels Theatre Company. Youth Actors Academy of Lincoln, Nebraska Girls Shakespeare Co. and Nebraska Youth Theatre provide excellent opportunities for budding young thespians. UNL’s Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center specializes in screening independent films. Pinewood Bowl Amphitheatre provides a wooded outdoor venue in Pioneers Park. The Lincoln Theatre Alliance website provides a one-stop resource for its 15 member production companies at lincolntheatrealliance.org. Art Galleries abound! Lincoln’s more than 50 galleries range from non-profit collectives to exclusive private collections. There is a convenient concentration of galleries located in the Historic Haymarket District, throughout downtown and in University Place (48th to 56th Streets between Adams St. and Leighton Ave.). Take the First Friday Artwalk (firstfridaylincoln.org) to experience special monthly openings. UNL’s East Campus is home to the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery and the International Quilt Study Center housing the largest known public collection in the world of this utilitarian art form (quiltstudy.org). The LUX Center for the Arts (2601 N 48th St.) is a non-profit art center that offers experiences to suit a wide range of interests and tastes. Classes are held at the art center or can be taken off-site with the Art Van de LUX program. Exhibitions in two galleries and a gift shop represent the highest caliber art work of local, regional, and national artists. Make the most of your time by visiting Public Art Lincoln (publicart.artscene.org). This interactive site includes a map, details about art pieces and a tab to upload your own photo. Of particular interest are the pieces from Lincoln’s largest public art project – Tour de Lincoln (bikes), and the newest project – Illuminating Lincoln (light bulbs). Enjoy performance spaces such as Union Plaza (19th and P Streets) and Tower Square (13th and P Streets) which has at its center a 57-foot lighted art glass spire; “Ascent.”

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Popular with the locals are Crescent Moon Coffee (crescentmooncoffee.com) and Meadowlark Coffee and Espresso (meadowlarkcoffee.com). These intimate settings provide gallery space for rotating visual art, performance space for seasoned presenters and regular “Open Mic Night” for aspiring artists and poets.

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Lincoln has been a refugee-resettlement city since the end of WWII. Lincoln is rated one of the Top 10 Most Welcoming Cities in America. Our new neighbors bring the best of their national dishes, customs and celebrations. The Cultural Centers Coalition of Lincoln consists of four agencies: Indian Center (Native American), Asian Center, Malone Center (African American), and El Centro de las Américas; each working to make our community safer, healthier and culturally richer. Free music abounds in summer. Jazz in June on the lawn at Sheldon Museum on Tuesday nights; Stransky Park concerts by KZUM Community Radio on Thursday nights; Foundation Gardens downtown, Wednesdays during the lunch hour; Lincoln Municipal Band Concerts in the Antelope Park Bandshell on Sunday nights and SouthPointe Pavilions “Friday Nights Live” to name just a few. Flatwater Shakespeare Co. offers the bard’s plays in multiple city park locations each summer, free of charge.

Meadowlark Music Festival brings the best of live classical performances to multiple venues each summer. Lincoln is home of The Zoo Bar, a nationally-known blues venue and host of Zoofest each July. Hear artist interviews and events on Nebraska Public Radio (91.1FM) “Friday Live,” the state-wide arts and humanities show broadcasting from Lincoln’s Historic Haymarket at The Mill Coffeehouse each Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. The city’s largest juried arts show is the Lincoln Arts Festival at SouthPointe Pavilions which regularly features 90+ artists – local and national – attracting nearly 10,000 visitors during the fourth weekend in September. Free live music and children’s activities round out this event organized by The Lincoln Arts Council (artscene.org). Lincoln is home to more than 68 non-profit arts organizations, a higher concentration than most comparable US cities. Three churches boast their own musical performance series – FirstPlymouth Congregational, First Presbyterian and St. Paul United Methodist. Even the Nebraska State Capital building is filled with art deco mosaics and architectural detail; take a free guided tour. To learn more, visit lincoln.org. - Lori McAlister - Lincoln Arts Council

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BURKHOLDER PROJECT BB-3 719 P St. | (402) 477-3305 www.burkholderproject.com Hours: Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Burkholder Project houses 25 studios and four galleries that feature new shows monthly. You are invited to visit studios where you can see art in progress, as well as finished works. Many art forms are represented. Be sure to check out Gallery Alley to the west of our building - it’s a pedestrian walkway with lots of art and incredible lighting!

CONSTELLATION STUDIOS DD-3 2055 O St. | (402) 438-0049 www.constellation-studios.net Hours: Tues. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and by appointment

Constellation Studios is a work site and gallery, and a creative destination for artists in Lincoln, Nebraska. In a professional studio, we mentor and educate, and we explore and celebrate interconnections between traditional and innovative print, paper and bookmaking. Events, activities, workshops are offered for community engagement.

ELDER GALLERY

EISENTRAGER-HOWARD GALLERY BB-2 120 Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln (402) 472-5522 | www.arts.unl.edu Hours: Mon. – Fri. during exhibitions 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery serves as an extension of the studio and classroom, providing students and the public with the opportunity to interact with contemporary art. A major function of the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, located on the first floor of Richards Hall, is to exhibit the work of UNL faculty and students.

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Nebraska Wesleyan University 5000 St Paul Ave. (50th St. & Huntington Ave.) (402) 465-2230 | www.nebrwesleyan.edu Hours: Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sat. – Sun. 1 – 4 p.m.; Closed Mon. and University holidays Elder Gallery, located in the Rogers Center for Fine Arts, is Nebraska Wesleyan University’s premiere exhibition space for visual art. Recently renovated, Elder Gallery hosts four to five exhibitions each year by emerging and established contemporary artists.

ELOISE KRUGER GALLERY BB-2 Architecture Hall at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln (10th and R Streets) (402) 472-3560 | www.krugercollection.unl.edu Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

A PREMIER EXHIBITION SPACE FOR VISUAL ART Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. and Sun. 1-4 p.m. Closed Monday and University Holidays Located on the NWU campus at 50th Street and Huntington Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504

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The Eloise Kruger Gallery is Nebraska’s collection of miniature scale furniture and accessories. The collection features historically accurate miniatures representing major English and American design styles. Visitors can tour the free public exhibition on their own, or contact the gallery for a curator-led tour of the exhibition and storage space.

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GALLERY 9 BB-3

124 S 9th St. | (402) 477-2822 www.gallerynine.com Hours: Wed. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. Gallery 9 is an independent gallery located in the spacious, turn-of-the-century Mission Arts Building at 124 S 9th St. in Lincoln, NE. The gallery features a wide selection of art by local artists, including paintings, jewelry, photography, sculpture, turned wood, ceramics, gifts and more. New shows on display every month.

GREAT PLAINS ART MUSEUM 20/BB-3 1155 Q St. | (402) 472-6220 www.unl.edu/plains/great-plains-art-museum Hours: Tues. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Closed Sun. – Mon. The Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska is a free museum with a permanent collection consisting of bronze sculptures, works on paper, and photographs featuring art of the American West and Native American Art. The museum also hosts traveling exhibitions and works by contemporary artists.

INTERNATIONAL QUILT STUDY CENTER & MUSEUM 27/J-3 1523 N 33rd St. | (402) 472-6549 www.quiltstudy.org

Summer Hours: (May – Oct.) Tues. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 4 p.m.; Closed Mon. Winter Hours: (Nov. – Apr.) Tues. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Closed Sun. – Mon. Uncover quilts from around the world and across generations at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. Free docent-led tours are available daily. Visit our website to plan your visit.

KIECHEL FINE ART CC-3

1208 O St. | (402) 420-9553 www.kiechelart.com

Hours: Tues. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Since 1986, KFA has specialized in contemporary and 20th century regional art. KFA represents the John Steuart Curry Estate and are a premier source for work by Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood. KFA services have expanded to include secure, climate controlled art storage, event rental and multiple exhibition galleries as well as appraisal services.

LUX CENTER FOR THE ARTS K-3 2601 N 48th St. | (402) 466-8692 www.LUXcenter.org Hours: Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; First Fri. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

UNCOVER THE WORLD

International Quilt Study Center & Museum

LUX Center for the Arts is a non-profit dedicated to making visual arts accessible to a diverse public. The LUX offers art classes for all ages and new exhibitions each month featuring local, regional and national artists, as well as classes for at-risk-youth, cancer survivors, lowincome schools and Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.

PRESCOTT GALLERY K-6

Prescott Gallery is an exhibition space dedicated to showcasing contemporary art. The gallery serves as a connection point between the Lincoln community and the students and faculty at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln Department of Art and Art History.

ROBERT HILLESTAD TEXTILES GALLERY J-3

Home Economics Bldg. (35th & Center Dr.) University of Nebraska—Lincoln (402) 472-2911 | www.textilegallery.unl.edu Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Closed on University holidays and between exhibitions Located in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery is the only gallery of its kind in the region devoted to the exhibition of textiles — from art to apparel, from East to West, from past to present and from emerging artists to the acclaimed.

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NOYES ART GALLERY AND STUDIOS BB-3 119 S 9th St. | (402) 475-1061 www.noyesartgallery.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The gallery presents 60 artists’ new original art each month located in four gallery rooms and nine studios. Art classes and workshops are available.

SHELDON MUSEUM OF ART 9/CC-2

12th & R Streets at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln (402) 472-2461 | www.sheldonartmuseum.org Hours: Tues. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Wed. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. Sheldon Museum of Art houses a permanent collection of more than 12,000 objects including works by Constantin Brancusi, Alexander Calder, Aaron Douglas, Edward Hopper, Jun Kaneko, Lee Krasner, Georgia O’Keeffe, Isamu Noguchi and Mark Rothko. The museum, designed by noted architect Philip Johnson, adjoins a sculpture garden.

Located at 33rd & Holdrege streets 402-472-6549 | www.quiltstudy.org

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4728 Prescott Ave. www.prescottgallery.com Hours: Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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STAGES HAYMARKET THEATRE BB-3 803 Q St. | (402) 477-2600 www.haymarkettheatre.org

Specializing in children’s performance classes throughout the year, including two and three-week summer performance camps. The Haymarket Theatre also features Mainstage series and hosts a variety of local performance groups.

JOHNNY CARSON SCHOOL OF THEATRE & FILM-UNL CC-3

215 Temple Building (12th and R Streets) at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln (402) 472-4747 | www.carsonschool.unl.edu Tickets: Mon. – Fri. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and one hour prior to curtain UNL’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film produces four plays in its main stage season and four plays by the student-run Theatrix theatre. The Nebraska Repertory Theatre is the Actors’ Equity associated professional wing of the School. The annual Nebbys Film Festival in April celebrates an active student film production program.

KIMBALL RECITAL HALL BB-2 11th & R Streets | (402) 472-6865 Tickets: (402) 472-4747

Located on the UNL city campus, KRH, with a main floor and balcony, seats 850 audience members.

LIED CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS & LIED CENTER’S JOHNNY CARSON THEATER 10/BB-2

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LINCOLN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE 19/K-5 2500 S 56th St. | (402) 489-7529 www.lincolnplayhouse.com Tickets: Mon. – Fri. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lincoln Community Playhouse positively transforms the lives of individuals and profoundly changes our community by providing the finest quality theatre experience in both process and production. LCP provides theatre education and outreach opportunities to the community.

MCDONALD THEATRE K-3 51st & Huntington Ave. at Nebraska Wesleyan University | (402) 465-2384 www.theatre.nebrwesleyan.edu Tickets: Mon. – Sat. 2 – 5 p.m.

McDonald Theatre in the Elder Memorial Theatre Center is home to Nebraska Wesleyan University’s main stage performances. Twelve large productions and musicals are performed each year in this 300-seat venue. Free parking is available on campus.

301 N 12th St. | 402-472-4747 www.liedcenter.org

The Lied Center is a state-of-the-art performing arts facility known internationally as a top 100 performing arts center. The Lied Center programs marquee artists in every art form ranging from top Broadway musicals to contemporary dance and the most in-demand orchestras in the world. Visit LiedCenter.org for the full season schedule and brochure. LIED CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS

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MUST-SEE

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKALINCOLN GLENN KORFF SCHOOL OF MUSIC

PERFORMANCES

1104 R St. | (402) 472-2503 www.music.unl.edu

The Glenn Korff School of Music nurtures the creativity, artistry and scholarship of students and faculty; educates students to achieve excellence as educators, performers, composers and scholars; and enriches the education of all students through the study and practice of music and dance.

MOVIES

MARY RIEPMA ROSS MEDIA ARTS CENTER CC-3 313 N 13th St. | (402) 472-5353 www.theross.org Hours: Mon. – Fri. 4:30 – 9:30 p.m.; Sat. – Sun. noon – 9:30 p.m.

Offering concessions, two screens and state-ofthe-art sound and projection, the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center is one of the finest venues for independent and foreign cinema in the country. Take advantage of this Lincoln treasure and see the movies the rest of the country is talking about. Visit www.theross.org for show times.

MARCUS THEATRES

www.marcustheatres.com | (402) 441-0222

THE GRAND BB-3

402.472.4747

11th & P Streets (14 screens)

LIEDCENTER.ORG

EAST PARK 6 THEATRE L-4 66th & P Streets (6 screens)

TADA THEATRE BB-3

THE STAGE THEATER

Home of the award winning TADA Productions, Inc. The TADA Theatre produces award-winning professional theatrical productions as well as stand-up comedy, cabarets and more.

The STAGE Theater is a non-profit community theater located in the heart of downtown Hickman, NE, sharing a mission to create a genuine, inclusive, artistic community - YOUR community - built through collaboration that produces an exceptional professional-quality theatrical experience.

701 P St. | (402) 438-8232 www.tadatheatre.info Tickets: 45 minutes to curtain

225 Locust St. | (402) 512-1808 www.thestagetheater.com

EDGEWOOD 6 THEATRE K-6 56th & Highway 2 (6 screens)

SOUTHPOINTE CINEMA J-7 27th St. & Pine Lake Rd. (6 screens)

JOYO THEATER K-2

6102 Havelock Ave. | (402) 464-5696 This 75 year old theater hosts a variety of events including movies, both old and new.

LINCOLN IS AN EXCELLENT CITY FOR VISUAL ARTS AND THE OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS. WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE? -Kathy

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CHECK OUT THE CVB WEBSITE, WWW.LINCOLN.ORG, FOR UP-TO-DATE EVENT LISTINGS.

WOMEN’S OLYMPIC VOLLEYBALL QUALIFIER

EUROPEAN MOTORCYCLE NIGHT

USA Volleyball has been selected to host the NORCECA Women’s Olympic Qualification Tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena. This ‘Road to Rio’ event will determine a spot in the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

European Motorcycle Nights are a celebration and an exhibition of the smaller elements of the two-wheeled world. They gather the first Wednesday of the month on 8th St. between P & Q Streets in the Haymarket, April through October.

January 7-9 | www.teamusa.org

ABRAHAM LINCOLN CELEBRATION

February 12 | www.lincoln.ne.gov Lincoln, Nebraska, the largest city in the world to be named for Abraham Lincoln, celebrates his birthday annually (Feb.) with an entertaining and educational event.

CHOCOLATE LOVER’S FANTASY

February | www.lincolnhaymarket.org Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy is celebrating its 30th year! A variety of professional and celebrity chefs join the spirit of the evening to let their imagination and creativity run wild. Held at Pinnacle Bank Arena, admission is charged. For more information, call (402) 435-7496.

SESOSTRIS SHRINE CIRCUS

LINCOLN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GARDEN PERFORMANCE SERIES May – August www.artsincorporated.org/fgps

The Lincoln Community Foundation Garden Performance Series is held every Wednesday, May through August, from Noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Community Foundation Garden at 1415 N St. in Lincoln. This series brings FREE public concerts to hundreds of audience members each week. See schedule on website and Facebook page.

MEADOWLARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

June – July www.meadowlarkmusicfestival.com

Don’t miss the 71st annual Shrine Circus at Lancaster Event Center, 84th and Havelock. There are many new acts and some traditional acts for 2016. Great family entertainment for all ages. For more information, visit www. sesostrisshrine.org, or call (402) 474-6890.

Meadowlark’s mission is to make chamber music a necessary component of every Nebraskan’s definition of “The Good Life.” Meadowlark does this by presenting internationally renown artists in casual settings and at a fraction of the cost of larger organizations. Children 16 and under are always admitted free.

CORK ‘N ALE FESTIVAL

LINCOLN SALTDOGS

March 9 – 13 | www.sesostrisshrine.org

April | www.lincolnhaymarket.org

Featuring tastings from Nebraska wineries and breweries. Live entertainment held at the Downtown Holiday Inn. Call (402) 435-7496 for more information.

PINNACLE BANK ARENA

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May – August | www.saltdogs.com The Lincoln Saltdogs are playing their 16th season at Haymarket Park, which will be the setting for 50 home games in 2016. The Saltdogs are a member of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, which includes teams from Canada to Texas. For all things Saltdogs or to order tickets, call (402) 474-2255.

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THE HAYMARKET FARMER’S MARKET

May – October (Saturdays 8 a.m. – Noon) www.lincolnhaymarket.org Local entertainers, farm-fresh produce, baked goods, jams, jellies, honey, fresh and dried flowers, bedding plants, herbs and hand-crafted items will be for sale. 7th and P Streets. Call (402) 435-7496.

LINCOLN MARATHON May 1 | www.lincolnrun.org

There will be an expected 15,000 participants for the 39th annual Lincoln/National Guard Marathon and Half Marathon, presented by Pepsi. The race begins at 14th and Vine Streets and will finish on the 50-yard line inside Memorial Stadium. For information, call (402) 435-3504.

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES May 2 – August 19 www.southpointeshopping.com

Enjoy fabulous live music, food and fun every Friday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the lush Center Courtyard of SouthPointe Pavilions Shopping Center. A goodwill donation per person requested to benefit charitable organizations. Lawn chairs and blankets welcome.

GUARDIANS OF FREEDOM AIRSHOW May 7 – 8 | www.lincolnairshow.com

Headlining the 2016 air show will be the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration team. The Blue Angels have been entertaining spectators around the world for almost 70 years. Brought to you by the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Nebraska Air National Guard and the Lincoln Airport Authority.

LINCOLN BEER WEEK

May 16 – 22 | www.lnkbeerweek.com Lincoln Beer Week is an annual event devoted to one of man’s greatest creations, beer! Lincoln Beer Week celebrates craft beer by bringing craft beer to the masses. Events range from tastings, to tap takeovers, to beer pairings, to full-fledged parties.

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RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

May 21 | www.jamesarthurvineyards.com Go back in time to when kings ruled, giants roamed and dragons populated the countryside. Members of Lincoln’s Society for Creative Anachronism, dressed in period costume, will inhabit the grounds with displays and demonstrations of what it was like to live in the days of kings and castles. The vineyard will offer concessions and wine tasting.

MUSIC & MOZZARELLA

June | www.lincolnchildrensmuseum.org This is the 12th year for this free outdoor summer concert series held at the Lincoln Children’s Museum. Local and national kid’s bands let families experience the thrill of live music. Admission is free and with pizza and snow cones on sale this is a great week night out.

HEAR LINCOLN

June – August | www.lcoc.com Each Friday over the lunch hour, the Hear Lincoln concert series features a new, contemporary Lincoln band performing outside, for free, right in the heart of downtown.

UNCLE SAM JAM

July | www.lincoln.ne.gov Games, music, concessions and fun for all ages are part of the City’s annual celebration. The activities will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display at 10:00 p.m. Join the fun at Oak Lake Park, Charleston Street and Sun Valley Boulevard. For more information, call (402) 441-7547.

USA ROLLER SPORTS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS July – August www.teamusa.org/USA-Roller-Sports

Join more than 2,000 skaters for the USA Roller Sports Indoor National Championships. The competition will be held in the indoor field house at Speedway Village, located south of Van Dorn Street and Park Blvd. The threeweek event includes in-line speed skating, rink hockey and roller figure skating competitions.

WAVERLYFEST

July 3 – 4 | www.wcfsocialhall.org The WaverlyFest Street Dance is a long standing tradition that is held on July 3rd for more than 35 years. Brought to you by The Waverly Community Foundation. This is the largest street dance in the area. Enjoy good drinks, great friends and fabulous music. On the 4th of July there are several activities including: Pancake Feed, Parade and picnics.

CORNHUSKER STATE GAMES July 15 – 24 www.NebraskaSportsCouncil.com

From aquatics to wrestling, the Cornhusker State Games will take place in the Lincoln/Omaha areas. Featuring competitions in 60+ sports with 13,000-15,000 athletes vying for gold, silver and bronze medals. Olympic-style pageantry takes place July 15 at Seacrest Field in Lincoln with entertainment galore.

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CAMP CREEK ANTIQUE MACHINERY THRESHING 40TH ANNUAL SHOW July 16 – 17 | www.ccthreshers.org

The volunteer organization’s purpose is to preserve and educate the public about the agriculture and industrial heritage of our forefathers. You can see demonstrations and many antique buildings. For more information call (402) 786-3003.

HAYMARKET IN WHITE

August | www.lincolnhaymarket.org Guests will dress all in white, dine on gourmet picnic fare and dance the night away. The dinner and dance is a celebration of Lincoln’s Haymarket district, held at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Call (402) 435-7496 for more information.

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NEBRASKA SPORTS COUNCIL MUD RUN

August www.NebraskaSportsCouncil.com/MudRun Billed as Nebraska’s Original Mud Run, this event requires participants to overcome obstacles such as creeks, climbing walls, fences and lots of mud. The race offers 6-Mile, 3-Mile and 1-Mile divisions. A unique twist—racers can run individually or as tethered teammates.

LANCASTER COUNTY SUPER FAIR

August 4 – 13 | www.SuperFair.org Come let the good times grow at one of the largest county fairs in the USA! Enjoy many free attractions like racing pigs, petting zoo and nightly concerts. Experience carnival rides, fair food, theme days, thrilling motor sports and much more. Call (402) 441-6545 for more information.

NEBRASKA PORK PRODUCERS CAPITAL CITY RIBFEST August 18 – 21 www.PinnacleBankArena.com

Nebraska Pork Producers Capital City Ribfest will be Aug. 18 – 21 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena Festival Lot located just north of the arena. The Capital City Ribfest features award-winning barbecue from around the country and some of best local and regional live music during the four-day event.

LINCOLN’S SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA September – May www.lincolnsymphony.org

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra is a professional orchestra conducted by Music Director Edward Polochick, with a concert season that runs from Sept. – May in the Lied Center for Performing Arts. All tickets are $15 and $30 and children 17 and under are only $5.

2016 SCHEDULE Sept. 3

Fresno State

Sept. 10

Wyoming

Sept. 17

Oregon

Sept. 24

Northwestern*

Oct. 1

Illinois*

Oct. 15

Indiana*

Oct. 22

Purdue*

Oct. 29

Wisconsin*

Nov. 5

Ohio State*

Nov. 12

Minnesota*

Nov. 19

Maryland*

Nov. 25

Iowa*

Dec. 3

Big Ten Championship* Big Ten Conference Games*

CORNHUSKER FOOTBALL September 3 – November 25 www.huskers.com

The University of Nebraska Cornhuskers have seven home games in 2016 at Memorial Stadium. Named to honor all veterans, the stadium holds more than 91,000 and on home-game days becomes the state’s third-largest “city.” The home of the Huskers has been sold out since 1962. For ticket information, call (402) 472-3111 or 800-8BIGRED or visit www.huskers.com.

ART IN THE GARDEN

September 19 | www.noyesartgallery.com Noyes Art Gallery presents their third “Art in the Garden” art sale at Sunken Gardens with over 50 Nebraska artists; free event and free parking at the Rose Garden. A portion of the proceeds donated to the Sunken Garden Foundation.

LINCOLN ARTS FESTIVAL

September 24 – 25 | www.artscene.org Presented by the Lincoln Arts Council, the city’s largest juried art show is at SouthPointe Pavilions Shopping Center. Featuring more than 100 artists from across the country plus live music and dance on the world entertainment stage, and free crafts for the kids. Admission: $1 for ages 12 and up.

ROCA BERRY FARM September 21 – October 31 www.rocaberryfarm.com

Roca Berry Farm has been harvesting memories since 1980. Located just 7 miles south of Lincoln, Roca Berry Farm’s pumpkin is the largest and oldest in Lancaster County. With 40 acres of pumpkins and over 50 different activities for children and adults, is a must visit for your Fall needs!

MARKET TO MARKET RELAY

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MEMORIAL STADIUM

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LINCOLN STARS HOCKEY

October – April | www.lincolnstars.com Fast-paced, hard hitting and highly skilled USHL hockey played at The Ice Box, in Lincoln, voted top five places to see a Jr. Hockey game in North America. An unbelievable pre-game light show, fun filled contests, future NHL’ers and the USHL’s best fans. A Stars game is an evening to be experienced. Contact us at www.lincolnstars.com.

HAPPY HALLOWGREEN October 20 – 21 www.lincolnchildrensmuseum.org

Don’t miss out on treats, live music and “EEK”o-friendly fun for the whole family at Lincoln’s #1 indoor family trick-or-treat event! There will be more than 20 treat stops, plus earthfriendly activities throughout the Museum to help families think green when it comes to Halloween and the fall season. Tickets available at LincolnChildrensMuseum.org.

BOO AT THE ZOO October 26 – 30 www.lincolnzoo.org

Boo at the Zoo is Lincoln’s largest trick-ortreat event. The entire family will love stopping at over 40 trick-or-treat booths to get candy, coupons, and more. All of the money raised during Boo at the Zoo directly supports the Zoo. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at www.LincolnZoo.org.

GOOD LIFE HALFSY

November 6 | www.goodlifehalfsy.com The Good Life Halfsy is more than a half marathon. It’s a fun-filled weekend celebrating Nebraska and its people, landmarks, icons and culture. There’s something special about this place and we’re running through the streets of Lincoln to let the secret out. Some would call it a half marathon. We call it the Halfsy.

The Market to Market Relay is Nebraska’s running road trip. The largest day-long relay in the nation, takes teams from Omaha to Lincoln. Teams of six, seven or eight friends run three stages per person varying in distance from three to five miles each.

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THE SANTA CELEBRATION & SANTA STATION Every weekend beginning November 27 www.southpointeshopping.com

Santa makes his grand entrance on November 28 at SouthPointe Pavilions’ glimmering Center Courtyard. Refreshments, giveaways, activities and more. Enjoy Santa chats and photos in the Santa Station every weekend beginning November 27 plus Christmas week. All Santa activities presented by First National Bank.

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

December | www.lincolnhaymarket.org Located in the Candy Factory on P Street between 7th and 8th Streets, have your picture taken with Santa and enjoy a delicious breakfast provided by Lazlo’s. For information call (402) 435-7496.

HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR December 2 www.lincolnchildrensmuseum.org

Lincoln Children’s Museum invites families to kick off the holiday season at Holiday Spectacular! Of course no holiday party would be complete without a visit from Santa, who can be found in his Nebraska workshop right in the Museum! It’s a night of song, dance, storytelling, indoor snowball fights, decoration making and special guest appearances.

HOLIDAYS IN THE HAYMARKET

December 2, 9 & 16 www.lincolnhaymarket.org The event is held from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday nights in December. See Santa strolling through the streets and enjoy entertainment throughout the Haymarket. Also, enjoy a horse and carriage ride! 7th and P Streets. Call (402) 435-7496 for more details.

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The Lincoln Children’s Museum is the place for families on New Year’s Eve. This mini-version of the grown-up party includes music, party favors, a Bubble Wrap Stomp, a visit from Father Time and Baby New Year and an official countdown to the New Year including a ball drop and balloon shower at 8:00 p.m. Ticket information at LincolnChildrensMuseum.org.

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The Need for Speed... When you think of destinations for car enthusiasts, Detroit, Indianapolis and Los Angeles may come immediately to mind. Now you can add Lincoln, Nebraska to the list, thanks in no small part to Speedway Motors and the Museum of American Speed. Widely recognized as America’s Oldest Speed Shop, Speedway Motors has been helping racers and car enthusiasts around the globe to build their automotive dreams – one part at a time – since 1952. One outgrowth of the Lincoln company’s phenomenal success is the Museum of American Speed, a spectacular threelevel facility showcasing the history of automotive performance and celebrating the innovators who fueled America’s love affair with the car. Established in 1992 by Speedway Motors founders “Speedy” Bill and Joyce Smith, the Museum of American Speed has made Lincoln a bucket-list destination for gearheads from across the country and around the globe.  

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Museum visitors are treated to a stunning array of history-making cars, from vintage dirt-track roadsters and race cars from NASCAR and Indy, to one-ofa-kind hot rods and ground-breaking nameplates like Duesenberg and Tucker.

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There’s an even broader selection of historic and exotic engines and parts tracing the mechanical evolution of racing, performance and the automotive aftermarket industry. The cars and parts are all presented in beautiful displays and are often incorporated into lifelike dioramas to give viewers a true sense of the historic environment and context from which they came.   The Museum of American Speed has plenty to offer those who weren’t born with a wrench in their hands, as well. There’s a dizzying array of automotive toys and memorabilia, including hundreds of pedal cars dating back to the birth of the automobile. You can also check out fantastic exhibits of movie posters, car club plaques, artwork, autothemed record albums, and even guitars and lunch boxes. Dubbed “the gearhead Smithsonian” and “the very best racing museum in the country” by the automotive media, the Museum of American Speed is an experience that can only be had in Lincoln, Nebraska. For details on Museum hours and admission, visit www. museumofamericanspeed.com. - Damon Lee - Speedway Motors

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HAYMARKET/DOWNTOWN

Pinnacle Drive to 17th St., H to R Streets (402) 434-6900 | www.lincolnhaymarket.org

631 D St. | (402) 474-3363 www.ahsgr.org Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 4 p.m. The Germans from Russia were attracted to Lincoln and the Great Plains because of the climate and the farming conditions similar to those in Russia. By 1914, more than one-third of Lincoln’s population was made up of these immigrants and their descendants. The museum is dedicated to preserving their culture and houses the international society offices, archives and special displays.

An array of unique specialty shops and over 150 restaurants, clubs and nightspots await visitors to downtown and the Haymarket. Shopping attractions include antiques and art galleries in the Haymarket, as well as Husker apparel, bookstores, shoes and clothing in the downtown core.

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The Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum is housed in the original Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory built in 1920. The collection features tractors that represent advancements in technology which have been tested in accordance with the Nebraska Tractor Test Law that was passed in July of 1919.

49th & Sumner Streets | (402) 481-3032 www.bryanhealth.com To schedule a tour, call (402) 481-3032. Please schedule tours at least 48 hours in advance. William Jennings Bryan served two terms in Congress, was U.S. Secretary of State and was the Democratic nominee for President in 1896, 1900 and 1908. His historic residence has been restored to its early 1900’s grandeur. Scheduled tours offer the opportunity to see the house that once sat atop a hill and offered a “fair view” of the city.

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LARSEN TRACTOR TEST & POWER MUSEUM 22/J-3 35th & Fair St. | (402) 472-8389 www.tractormuseum.unl.edu Hours: Tues. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; First Sat. of the month 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Museum DISCOVER YOUR HERITAGE

1425 H St. | (402) 471-3466

The Governor’s Residence is open for public tours every Thursday (except holidays) from 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. There is no charge for the tours and a reservation is not required, except for groups of 10 or more. To schedule a reservation for groups of 10 or more, please call (402) 4713466.

THE LOCAL ARTS VENUES ARE INCREDIBLE!

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Visit the village, research library and gift shop.

Because you might miss it the first time.

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 631 D Street 402.474.3363 | www.ahsgr.org

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1420 P St. | (402) 477-4000 www.LincolnChildrensMuseum.org Hours: Mon. – Wed., Fri. – Sat. 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thurs. 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.; Closed Mondays during the school year. See website for holiday hours Ranked in the top 20 children’s museums in the US, it features more than 40 exhibits. Two new exhibits for 2016 include Cuckoo Construction, a three story climbing tower where children practice building skills, and Grow Zone, an area centered on development for babies and toddlers. Pricing and event information found at LincolnChildrensMuseum.org.

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1222 S 27th St. | (402) 475-6741 www.lincolnzoo.org Hours: April – Oct. Sun. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; June – Aug. Sun., Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wed., 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

If you’re looking for something different and want to catch a free glimpse of Nebraska’s storied athletic history, check out the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame exhibit hall. The hall is located in the Nebraska School Activities Association building located north of Haymarket Park. The Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame motto is “Honoring the past to inspire the future.”

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The Lincoln Monument on the west side of the Capitol was created by sculptor Daniel Chester French and architect Henry Bacon 10 years prior to their Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Dedicated September 2, 1912, Nebraska’s monument celebrates the centennial of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth and includes the Gettysburg Address in granite.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ROLLER SKATING 17/K-5

4730 South St. | (402) 483-7551 www.rollerskatingmuseum.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Closed Holidays

Animals on skates? Motorized skates? Only in Lincoln will you find the world’s largest collection of roller skates and skating memorabilia. Travel through time to discover early skating, or “rinking”; all original skates, dating back to 1819. Skates, photographs, costumes, trophies, patent drawings and more.

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14th & Vine Streets | (402) 472-2642 www.museum.unl.edu Hours: Mon. – Sat. 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Thurs. 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sun. 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Closed Major Holidays

“Archie” the life-sized bronze Columbian mammoth greets visitors outside Morrill Hall, the region’s premier museum of natural history! The Museum provides a glimpse into our ancient past featuring the world-famous Elephant Hall, hands-on discovery center, Bizarre Beasts, plus more!

1445 K St. | (402) 471-0448 www.capitol.org Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat. and Holidays 10 – 5 p.m.; Closed Thanksgiving, the Friday after, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

The Nebraska Capitol, constructed 1922 to 1932 for $10 million, is described as the nation’s first truly vernacular state capitol. Seen from miles away, the majestic four hundred foot domed tower and low spreading base contain mosaics and sculpture representing the natural, social and political development of Nebraska.

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13000 Pella Rd. Firth, NE | (402) 791-2228 www.pldairy.com Hours: Tues., Thurs., and Fri. 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Come out and visit the farm and see how milk goes from farm to table. Tours are scheduled in advance, by appointment only and hosted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Admission is $3/person for ages 2 and older with a $20 minimum. Tours last an hour to an hour and a half depending on size of group.

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IT’S A BIG CITY THAT’S SMALL IN SIZE AND BIG IN HEART. -Dan S.

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500 Charleston St. Ste. 3 | (402) 476-4767 www.nebhalloffame.org Hours: Winter Mon., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Summer Wed., Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Rated among the nation’s best zoos for children by Parent Magazine, the nationally award winning Lincoln Children’s Zoo is home to over 400 animals. Featuring interactive Zoofari stations with Larry the Cable Guy, up-close animal encounters and the historic ZO&O Railroad, the Zoo is the perfect destination for the entire family. Lincoln Mall and 14th St. | (402) 471-0448 www.capitol.nebraska.org

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300 & 350 Canopy St. | www.railyardlnk.com

The Railyard on Canopy Street is Lincoln, Nebraska’s premier entertainment district located across the street from the Pinnacle Bank Arena. This vibrant venue features 13+ restaurants & bars, live entertainment, a public market and THE CUBE presented by Union Bank & Trust.

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Morrill Hall An exhibit exploring some of the strangest creatures ever to inhabit the earth

www.museum.unl.edu University of Nebraska State Museum South of 14th & Vine | UNL City Campus UNL does not discriminate based upon any protected status. Please see go.unl.edu/nondiscrimination.

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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS ARBOR DAY FARM TREE ADVENTURE

2611 Arbor Ave. Nebraska City, NE www.arbordayfarm.org Hours: Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Explore and enjoy the 260 acres of Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, Nebraska – the home of Arbor Day! The natural beauty of this National Historic Landmark makes every visit a lifelong memory.

EAGLE RACEWAY

617 S 238th St. Eagle, NE | (402) 781-2243 www.eagleraceway.com Hours: Sat. 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Eagle Raceway, America’s home track! Includes a one-third mile high banked dirt track known as the World’s Fastest Third Mile because of its speed! Race days on Saturdays, April through September will feature: IMCA RaceSaver Sprints, Modifieds, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts. Home of the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nationals, Nebraska’s Vacation Destination!

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NEBRASKA HISTORY MUSEUM

cool old stuff...cool new look

Reopening

April 1, 2016

On Centennial Mall at P Street, Lincoln, Nebraska Free Admission

(800)833-6747 • (402)471-4754

www.nebraskahistory.org

HOMESTEAD NATIONAL MONUMENT OF AMERICA

STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND & AEROSPACE MUSEUM

8523 W State Hwy. 4 Beatrice, NE (402) 223-3514 | www.nps.gov/home Hours: Sun. – Sat. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

28210 W Park Hwy. (I-80, Exit #426) Ashland, NE | (402) 944-3100 www.sasmuseum.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Homestead Heritage Center offers a film and museum that looks at homesteader life and the evolution of the Homestead Act and its impact on people today. The Education Center hosts special programs and temporary exhibits. See an original cabin, one-room school and over 2.5 miles of trails in tallgrass prairie and burr oak woodland.

The Museum is the home to the largest collection of Cold War aircraft. Come and see air and space exhibitions, let the kids have fun in the Science Zone or come to one of the many special events throughout the year, such as the Science Fair, Helicopter Day, Indoor Air Show, Summer Camps or Museum Overnights. The world of discovery awaits!

I-80 Speedway is home to the NASCAR Whelen All American Series on Friday nights featuring Super Late Models, Grand Nationals, Stock Cars, A Mods, B Mods and Compacts. The tracks feature event is the Silver Dollar Nationals, a national crown-jewel event that annually draws raves from fans and drivers alike.

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THERE IS A GREAT ATMOSPHERE IN THE RAILYARD. A NEW ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT THAT I HAVE FALLEN IN LOVE WITH. LINCOLN HAS TURNED INTO A HIP, YOUNG, FUN CITY. -Joey Z.

I-80 SPEEDWAY

13909 238th St. Greenwood, NE (402) 342-3453 | www.I-80Speedway.com Hours: April – middle of Oct., Weekly

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Choose your adventure... There’s something for everyone in Lincoln and with each season comes new events and activities. Lincoln offers spaces for comfortable family outings and places for an exciting night out. Whether it’s participating in First Friday Art Walks, going to a sold-out concert, dining at a local restaurant or biking the wide spread trails – activities here don’t disappoint. There’s a reason why the Humana Foundation named Lincoln a “Playful City USA.” Located downtown is The Railyard, a vibrant venue featuring restaurants & bars, live entertainment, a public market and The Cube, a 756 square-foot mega digital screen. It is great place to hang out with fiends, watch the big game or catch a few cinematic masterpieces. Just around the corner lies the Historical Haymarket, full of specialty shops, art galleries and family fun - offering a more relaxed pace. This district is full of small businesses that give Lincoln a certain traditional charm. Here you’ll find seasonal farmers’ markets, cozy coffee shops and quaint spaces. Within the city there are multiple venues that feature musicians, comedians and artists. These businesses are more than just hosts, but advocates for the unique mosaic of our culture. You are guaranteed to be entertained every night of the week.

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You don’t have to leave the city to get back to nature. This bustling city still has room for open spaces with more than 125 Parks. Getting around town is a breeze and the culture is geared toward getting outside. You don’t have to leave the city to embrace your rustic style and take a walk in the woods. You jealous? Thought so.

Bryson’s Airboat Tours Fly over the Platte River and peek into the world of Bald Eagles, Blue Herons and White Tail Deer in serene, natural surroundings.

Fremont, Nebraska

brysonairboattours.com | 402-968-8534 SPRING CREEK PRAIRIE AUDUBON CENTER

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AMUSEMENT CENTERS ADVENTURE GOLF CENTER K-7 5901 S 56th St. (56th and Old Cheney Rd.) (402) 421-2254 Hours: Mid-March – Mid-October

Get your competitive juices going in a family-friendly atmosphere with two 18-hole beautifully landscaped courses; six batting cages; an arcade and clubhouse with snack bar.

CHAMPIONS FUN CENTER I-3 1555 Yolande Ave. | (402) 434-7066 www.championsfuncenter.com Hours: Winter Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 10 a.m. – Midnight; Sun. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Summer Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 10 a.m. – Midnight; Sun. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Champions Fun Center is the place for fun family entertainment. Enjoy a mini-golf course, batting cages, water wars, four-story free fall, go-karts, adventure challenge, 70+ arcade/ redemption games, pizza and fun food, open bowling and cosmic bowling featured Thursday through Sunday nights.

CJ’S PAINTBALL PARK

16500 SW 14th St. Martell, NE (402) 464-2769 | www.cjspaintballpark.com Nebraska’s premier paintball park for the past 26 years. The park includes 21 acres of wooded area with seven different playing fields. The park now specializes in low-impact paintball for ages 8 and up. Come in for birthday parties, bachelor parties, church outings, corporate events and just plain fun. Now featuring online booking and waivers.

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60 The Apothecary | 140 N 8th St. (402) 477-7801 | www.escapelincoln.com Hours: Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Check website for weekday availability.

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1300 S 27th St. | (402) 441-6792 www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/parks Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ager Play Center is an active play place for younger people. It has a large play structure designed for preschool children under 48 inches tall. On the outside of the structure there is a “track” on which children can ride trikes and everyone can walk. The toddler area has a small ball pool similar to the large structure, as well as age specific activities and toys.

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Escape Lincoln is a real-life adventure game where participants are locked in a room and use elements around them in order to “escape.”

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6600 N 27th St. | (402) 476-4824 www.Lincolnlasertag.com Hours: Wed. & Thurs. 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 7 p.m. Laser Tag is a mildly aerobic, thrill seeking game that is fun for all ages! The object of the game is to score as many points by tagging other players, while trying to avoid being tagged yourself. The 6,840 square-feet arena, can hold up to 30 players at a time and will leave players with an experience that they will never forget!

LOST IN FUN!

15th & Yankee Hill Road | (402) 261-0440 www.lostinfun.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Your outdoor playland...indoors! Kids of all ages can have a fun-tastic time. The space includes: playsets with many different activities, fun maze, inflatable jumpers, foam pit, toddler area, jumping pillow, basketball court and an arcade.

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134 N 13th St. | (402) 890-1210 www.smartroomslincoln.com Session Times: – Wed., Thurs., Fri. 3:30, 5, 6:30, 8 p.m.; Sat., Sun. Noon, 2, 3:30, 5, 6:30, 8 p.m. A live-action entertainment experience where participants must use logic, wit and teamwork to find clues and solve puzzles within 60 minutes to escape a locked room.

ARBORETUMS ALICE ABEL ARBORETUM K-3 Nebraska Wesleyan University 5000 Saint Paul Ave. | (402) 465-7530

DOWNTOWN LINCOLN ARBORETUM

206 S 13th St. Ste. 101 | (402) 441-0020 66 Square Blocks Downtown

LINCOLN CHILDREN’S ZOO EE-5 1222 S 27th St. | (402) 475-6741

LINCOLN REGIONAL CENTER ARBORETUM H-5 West Prospector & Folsom St. | (402) 471-4444 By Appointment Only

MAYOR’S WATER CONSERVATION TASK FORCE GARDEN I-3 2021 N 27th St. | (402) 441-5930

NEBRASKA STATE CAPITOL CC-4 1445 K St. | (402) 471-0491

PIONEERS PARK NATURE CENTER G-6

3201 S Coddington Ave. | (402) 441-8708

PRAIRIE PINES ARBORETUM 407 Hardin Hall, UNL East Campus

THE LINCOLN ESCAPE ROOM I-6

SUNKEN GARDENS EE-5

3700 S 9th St., Suite D | (402) 432-7306 www.lincolnescaperoom.com Hours: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.

YOUR OUTDOOR PLAYLAND…INDOORS

Southwest corner of 27th & Capital Parkway (402) 441-7847

TAYLOR PARK NEIGHBORHOOD K-4

The Lincoln Escape Room is a physical adventure game in which you and your friends will solve a series of puzzles, riddles, and clues in order to escape within 60 minutes. Are you up to the challenge?

330 Park Vista | (402) 489-3006

JOSHUA C. TURNER ARBORETUM K-6

Union College – 3800 S 48th St. (402) 486-2536

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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKALINCOLN BOTANICAL GARDEN AND ARBORETUM 12 garden areas on both City (1400 R St.) and East campus (1705 Arbor Dr.) (402) 472-2679

WYUKA CEMETERY J-4 3600 O St. | (402) 474-3600

ASTRONOMY & SPACE SHOWS RALPH MUELLER PLANETARIUM 7/CC-2

210 Morrill Hall at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln (402) 472-2641 | www.spacelaser.com Hours: Shows on Thurs., Sat. & Sun. The Ralph Mueller Planetarium at Morrill Hall is the premier full dome theater in Nebraska. Come for an exciting adventure through space and natural history; an unforgettable experience! Cost: $4 adults (19+), $3 children (4-18). Ticket prices are in addition to regular museum admission. Children ages 3 & under will not be admitted.

HYDE MEMORIAL OBSERVATORY K-6

3701 S 70th St. | (402) 441-7094 www.hydeobservatory.info Hours: Apr. – Sept. Sat. 8 – 11 p.m.; Oct. – Mar. Sat. 7 – 10 p.m. Hyde Memorial Observatory is the only observatory anywhere that is: built, furnished and operated entirely by donations, devoted exclusively to public viewing, completely free of admission charge, staffed only by volunteers. The observatory is located on the south side of Holmes Lake in Southeast Nebraska.

CAMPGROUNDS LANCASTER EVENT CENTER CAMPING 25/M-2

4100 N 84th St. | (402) 441-6545 www.lancastereventcenter.org/ plan-visit/camping Hours: (Business office) Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Camp under the Nebraska skies at the back of our 160 acre grounds. Camping amenities include: 200 gravel or grass spots, 30/50-amp electrical hookups, showers in the multipurpose arena (open during event hours), potable water fill up and dump station in parking lot at entrance.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING Lincoln parks offer a great diversity of terrain. Two excellent parks for cross-country skiing are Wilderness, 15 miles of tree-lined trails, and Pioneers, with large stands of wooded areas and challenging slopes. Park areas are open 7 a.m. to sunset. Because of the danger to turf, no skiing or sledding is allowed on city golf courses.

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Get In. Get Out. Get Better.

FISHING & WATER SPORTS Salt Valley lakes offer fishing for channel catfish, largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, bullhead, carp and other species, along with boating, jet skiing, swimming, camping and day-use. A state park permit is required at state recreation areas (SRA). Fishing licenses are required for anyone 16 and over at all areas. To learn more, or ask about 1-day and 3-day fishing licenses, visit www.OutdoorNebraska.org or call Nebraska Game and Parks at (402) 471-0641.

LINCOLN’S CAMP-A-WAY H-2 200 Campers Cir. (1st & Superior) (402) 476-2282, (402) 866-719-CAMP www.campaway.com

Camp-A-Way Campground is a full-service RV Park that’s consistently been rated in the Top 5% of North America. This year-round park features full service 30/50 amp RV sites, cabins and roomy tent sites. Also included: Wi-Fi, Cable TV, Heated Pool, Whirlpool, Jump Pad, Laundry, Dog Park, Planned Events, Convenience Store, Snack Bar and Gift Shop.

SUNKEN GARDENS

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Challenge yourself at one of Lincoln’s many picturesque golf courses. For general information, call the Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department at (402) 441-7847 or visit parks.lincoln.ne.gov/golf. Call individual courses to arrange tee times or for other specific information.

HIGHLANDS GOLF COURSE 5/G-2

5501 NW 12th St. | (402) 441-6081 www.lincolncitygolf.org Sunrise to Sunset The 18-hole “Highlands” course at Highland Golf Course facility in Lincoln, Nebraska features 7,021 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 72.5 and it has a slope rating of 119. The Highlands Golf Course opened in 1993. Highlands also has a full grass driving range golf shop.

HOLMES PARK GOLF COURSE 8/K-5 3701 S 70th St. | (402) 441-8960 www.lincolncitygolf.org Sunrise to Sunset

The 18-hole “Holmes Park” course at the Holmes Golf Course facility in Nebraska features 6,805 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . Designed by Floyd Farley, ASGCA, the Holmes Park golf course opened in 1963. The course sits next to Holmes Lake and has a full grass driving range and snack area for drinks and food.

JIM AGER MEMORIAL GOLF COURSE AND LEARNING CENTER 9/J-5

3761 Normal Blvd. | (402) 441-8963 www.lincolncitygolf.org Hours: Apr. 1 – Oct. 31, 8 a.m. – Sunset; Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Ager is celebrating its 50th birthday this year. Junior golfers are the focus at the 9-hole course. There are no tee times first come, first tee off and every hole is a Par 3. The course is still great fun for all ages and located close to downtown. The course is a perfect family outing if you have kids who are just picking up on the game.

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CROOKED CREEK GOLF CLUB 2/N-4 333 S 134th St. | (402) 489-7899 www.crookedcreekgolfclub.com

This championship 18-hole, par 72 golf course, plays down into the beautiful valley and the finishes back up hill towards the full service clubhouse. It has five sets of tees to choose from for varied difficulty.

HIDDEN VALLEY GOLF CLUB 4/N-7 10501 Pine Lake Rd. | (402) 483-2532 www.hiddenvalleylincoln.com

MAHONEY GOLF COURSE 11/L-3 7900 Adams St. | (402) 441-8969 www.lincolncitygolf.org Sunrise to Sunset

Mahoney Golf Course is unique in that it’s a par 70 course, rather than a par 72. This makes for a fun and challenging experience. There are six par 3s. You are forced to hit six great iron shots to have a decent round. Located in northeast Lincoln, the course features many trees that provide a breathtaking view in the fall.

18 hole, par 70. This layout sprawls across a lush, tree-lined valley and two slopes southeast of Lincoln. A creek meanders across the course to feed two ponds, which come into play on several of the imaginatively designed holes.

HIMARK GOLF COURSE 7/M-6 8901 Augusta Dr. | (402) 488-7888 www.himarkgolf.com

27 hole, par 36. This course offers a spectacular 27-hole layout and is open year round to the public. HiMark is located in southeast Lincoln and has been voted the “Best Greens in Lincoln” and is perfect for all skill levels. The facilities include a seasonal golf lounge and two banquet rooms perfect for groups of all sizes.

LINKS AT LINCOLN 16/H-2 375 Fletcher Ave. | (402) 476-1012

9 hole course. The Links is an affordable luxury golf club with a challenging 9 hole regulation golf course and use of the Clubhouse Grill, Club Room, game room, fitness center and golf shop.

PINE LAKE GOLF AND TENNIS 12/L-7 6601 S 84th St. | (402) 488-7105

9 hole, par 3 course. Pine Lake is a challenging par 3 course that offers reasonable rates and a family atmosphere. Find them on Facebook.

Dine. Drink. Golf. Celebrate.

PIONEERS GOLF COURSE 13/F-5 3403 W Van Dorn St. | (402) 441-8966 www.lincolncitygolf.org Sunrise to Sunset

Pioneers is the oldest public golf course in Lincoln, but for 12 years in a row it has led all courses in number of rounds played. The 18-hole course, built in 1930, is spread across a gradual hill, which the beautiful clubhouse sits atop. Located in west Lincoln, the course gives golfers stunning views of Pioneers Park.

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GOLF (PUBLIC)

LINCOLN HAS SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL COURSES IN THE STATE. -Rachel D.

GOLF (CITY)

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WILDERNESS RIDGE GOLF CLUB 14/I-7

1800 Wilderness Woods Pl. (402) 434-5106 | www.wildernessridgegolf.com Hours: Sun – Sat., Call for tee times Wilderness Ridge is the most unique golf course in the state. With its granite boulderlined ponds and streams, waterfalls, bent grass fairways and more than 6,000 trees throughout the 18-hole championship course and 9-hole executive track, it’s truly a resort style golfing experience. Wilderness Ridge also is home to the UNL golf teams.

YANKEE HILL COUNTRY CLUB 15/K-7 7600 San Mateo Ln. | (402) 421-1700 www.yankeehillcc.com

18 hole, par 72. Located in south Lincoln, Yankee Hill is one of the finest semi-private golf clubs in the state. The 18-hole championship golf course features seven lakes and a large waterfall that cascades through part of the course. With five sets of tees, the golf course offers a wide variety of distances that will appeal to the beginner golfer, challenge the expert golfer and anything in between.

NEBRASKA GAME AND PARKS OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER J-2

4703 N 44th St. | (402) 471-6141 www.OutdoorEdCenter.org Hours: Sun. Noon – 6 p.m.; Mon. – Tues. Noon – 8 p.m.; Fri. Noon – 8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center is a fully staffed indoor firearm as well as indoor/outdoor archery ranges focusing on educating people of all ages to the shooting sports. Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center provides the equipment and the instruction in archery and rifle. Firearm range is avail for those ages 8 and over. Archery range is available for ages 6 and over.

ICE SKATING Outdoor rinks are prepared by the Parks and Recreation Department throughout the ice skating season. They are open for public use until 11 p.m. each night. Call (402) 441-7847 after 9 a.m. to inquire about ice conditions.

MOTORCROSS ABBOTT MOTOCROSS PARK L-1

8033 Arbor Rd. | (402) 413-0234 www.abbottmx.com Open four days a week for riding – call track hotline for weekly schedule or visit website. The Abbott Motocross Facility features three motocross tracks and off road riding trails. The main track is 1.5 miles long and 30 feet wide. This track features doubles, tabletops, rhythm-sections, rollers and off-camber corners. The vintage track consists of natural terrain and rolling hills. There is also a mini-track open to youth riders on 50cc or 65cc motorcycles or ATVs. Competitive events held throughout the year.

OUTDOOR ANTELOPE PARK EE-5

23rd & N Streets; 33rd & Sheridan Blvd. (402) 441-7847 | www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/ parks

HUNTING

OAK LAKE PARK H-4

Charleston St. & Sun Valley Blvd.

Antelope Park is a particularly beautiful park offering extensive facilities, including rose gardens, Sunken Gardens, fountains, public art, Lincoln Children’s Zoo, a play center, a golf course, Veterans Memorial Garden, trails system and a universally accessible playground area.

For specific dates and fee information call the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission at (402) 471-0641.

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HAZEL ABEL PARK CC-4

The Ice Box, home to the Lincoln Stars is a 200 x 85-foot NHL regulation skating rink. The Lincoln Stars, a USHL hockey team, play from September-April. Public Skating is open from October-April. Call or visit the website for game schedule, ticket information, group nights, fundraising, or general information.

This quaint, Victorian-inspired style park includes a gazebo, fountain, play area and benches all surrounded by an ornate cast iron fence. It is tucked away in Lincoln’s historic Near South neighborhood.

11700 SW 100th St (3 miles S of Denton) Open year-round M-F 9-5, S-S 1-5 402-797-2301 Closed holidays springcreekprairie.audubon.org

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70th & Normal Blvd., East portion

1880 Transformation Dr. | (402) 474-7827 www.lincolnstars.com

THE RAILYARD 45/BB-3

300 Canopy St. | www.canopyst.com

The man-made lake is the center feature of Holmes Park and is a Lincoln favorite for nonmotorized boating, picnicking and fishing. The park also offers ball diamonds, a playground, an 18-hole public golf course and Hyde Memorial Observatory. In winter, part of the lake is cleared of snow for ice skating and sledders fill the hills.

PIONEERS PARK F-6

3201 S Coddington Ave. www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/parks Hours: Sun – Sat. Sunrise – Sunset Silence, peace and beauty are among the wonders of the 1,100-acre Pioneers Park on the southwestern edge of Lincoln. The Chet Ager Building has animals and exhibits depicting woodland and wetland habitats. The Thomas Hudson Cabin, built in 1863 is the “oldest dwelling in Lancaster County” and the Depression Era District 113 Cunningham School.

Putting people in touch with nature

Pioneers Park Nature Center

18th & E St. | (402) 441-7847 www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/parks Hours: Sun. – Sat. Sunrise – 11 p.m.

LINCOLN’S PEOPLE, PLACES AND VIBE ARE OUTSTANDING. -Steve B.

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850 acres–native tallgrass prairie sanctuary Interactive education exhibits Historic Oregon Trail Cutoff wagon ruts Visitor center * Miles of walking trails

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HOLMES PARK AND LAKE K-6

70th & Normal Blvd. | (402) 441-7847 www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/parks

Preserving 668 acres of prairie, wetlands and woodlands. Providing hiking trails, birding, hands-on & animal exhibits.

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3201 S Coddington Ave. www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/parks/ naturecenter/index.htm Hours: Mon. – Sat. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.; Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day The Nature Center, in the southwest corner of Pioneers Park, features eight miles of walking trails through native Nebraska prairie grasses, woodlands and wetlands. Bison, elk and owls are exhibited in their natural Nebraska habitat. The Prairie Building has additional exhibits. Surrounding the buildings are an herb, children’s, bird and prairie gardens.

SPRING CREEK PRAIRIE AUDUBON CENTER 5

11700 SW 100th St. Denton, NE (402) 797-2301 www.springcreekprairie.audubon.org Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat. – Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.; Trails are open from sunrise to sunset. Closed major holidays. Experience the sights and sounds of an 850-acre native tallgrass prairie preserve. Twenty minutes southwest of Lincoln, Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center offers prairie, wetland and woodland habitats; miles of walking trails; a straw-bale constructed visitor center, and trail ruts from the Nebraska City-Fort Kearny Cutoff of the Oregon Trail. New interactive exhibits will engage the whole family!

SUNKEN GARDENS EE-5 S 27th & D Streets | (402) 441-8267 www.lincoln.ne.gov/City/parks/ Hours: Sun. – Sat. 5 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Sunken Gardens is a beautiful terraced garden featuring reflecting ponds, thousands of annuals, a waterfall, paved pathways with donated engraved concrete pavers that memorialize special people and events, restrooms and an ornate gazebo. The gardens are ADA accessible.

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VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDEN 30/EE-5

East of Auld Recreation Center at 3200 Veterans Memorial Dr. (402) 441-7847 | www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/parks The Veterans Memorial Garden has more than 21 memorials and over 5,000 donated Bricks of Remembrance honoring veterans of foreign wars. The memorials include World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Pearl Harbor, Airborne, Air Force, Coast Guard, Disabled Veterans, Ex-Prisoners of War, K-9 Corps, China-Burma-India, Medical, Seabees and others.

WILDERNESS PARK H-5 – H-7

1st & Van Dorn Streets/27th & Saltillo Rd. (402) 441-7847 | www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/parks/ Wilderness Park, Lincoln’s largest park, covers more than 1,475 acres and features over 22 miles of bridle, hiking and biking trails. The trails begin in southwest Lincoln at South 1st and Park Boulevard. The Jamaica North Trail goes through the park stretching six and a half miles and connecting with the Homestead Trail south of Saltillo Road.

NEARBY OUTDOORS ARBOR LODGE STATE HISTORICAL PARK

2600 Arbor Ave. Nebraska City, NE (402) 873-7222 www.arbordayfarm.org/arborlodge.cfm Hours: Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Arbor Lodge State Historical Park in Nebraska City, is the original estate of J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day. The park includes a historic mansion, arboretum, Italian terraced garden, a log cabin, hiking trails and a carriage house. The mansion is open for tours and special events under the direction of the Arbor Day Foundation.

EUGENE T. MAHONEY STATE PARK

28500 W Park Highway Ashland, NE (402) 944-2523 www.outdoornebraska.ne.gov/Parks Eugene T. Mahoney State Park is open yearround. Overnight cabin and lodge room accommodations, camping sites and food service is available. Seasonal activities include Family Aquatic Center, Ice Skating Rink, Activities Center, indoor playground, horseback trail rides, playhouse theater, fishing, hiking and biking. State park permit is required.

LEE G. SIMMONS CONSERVATION PARK & WILDLIFE SAFARI

30 minutes east on I-80 at Exit 426 South Ashland, NE | (402) 944-9453 www.WildlifeSafariPark.com Hours: Apr. – Oct., Sun. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Drive your car through free-ranging North American wildlife in natural habitat! See bison, white-tailed deer, cranes in wetland habitat and hike to Pawnee Creek Trailhead. Enjoy beautiful gardens, small-animals exhibits, gift shop, and accessories at the Visitors Center.

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SKATING Lincoln is home to USA Roller Sports and the National Museum of Roller Skating. A roller skating rink and an ice skating rink are available to the public as well as two skate parks.

PETER PAN SKATE PARK J-4

3250 X St. | (402) 441-7847 Hours: Skating permitted during daylight hours only. Fees: No fee. Peter Pan is an outdoor, modular unit skate park. Posted rules and regulations apply.

SKATE ZONE K-4

300 N 48th St. | (402) 466-6767 www.skatezonerocks.com Hours: Open evenings and weekends, hours vary. Fees: Prices vary. Public roller skating is available.

TIERRA SKATE PARK J-6

27th & Tierra Drive | (402) 441-7847 Hours: Daylight Hours only. Fees: No Fee This is an outdoor, modular skate park. Posted rules and regulations apply.

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STAR CITY SHORES J-6

27th & Highway 2 | (402) 441-6670 www.parks.lincoln.ne.gov Hours: Sun. – Sat. 12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

UNIVERSITY PLACE AQUATIC CENTER

SLEDDING Pioneers Park is a beautiful winter park with a ramp for sledding. The park is open 7 a.m. to sunset in winter. However, when the snow cover is adequate for good sledding, the ramp area is lighted and open for use until 11 p.m.

SWIMMING Outdoor public swimming pools are generally open at 1 p.m. through the summer, weather permitting. Pool season is Memorial Day weekend to the second Sunday in August. For a listing of neighborhood pools, call Lincoln Parks and Recreation at (402) 441-7847. No swimming is allowed in the lakes in city parks. Information regarding pool hours and admissions is available at park.lincoln.ne.gov.

HIGHLANDS AQUATICS CENTER G-2 5511 NW 12th St. | (402) 441-7800 www.parks.lincoln.ne.gov Hours: Mon. – Fri. 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. – Sun. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Highlands Aquatic Center is an outdoor, seasonal, public swimming pool facility opening Memorial Day weekend. Zero-depth entry, accessible facility, drop slide and other amenities are available.

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Star City Shores is an outdoor, seasonal, public swimming pool facility opening Memorial Day weekend. Zero-depth entry, accessible facility, two big slides, water play feature, family changing rooms and a concession stand. In 2016 Star City Shores will feature the unveiling of the two new slides and play feature.

UNIVERSITY PLACE AQUATICS CENTER K-3 2000 N 48th St. | (402) 441-7834 www.parks.lincoln.ne.gov Hours: Mon. – Fri. 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. – Sun. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

TRAILS

GAMBLING

Lincoln’s extensive trail system has been recognized as one of the best in the nation. More than 131 miles of trails are available for walking, hiking, running, biking and rollerblading. Most are paved. The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District has a limestone trail along Salt Creek, from Calvert Street to Rosa Parks Way. The NRD also maintains MoPac East, east of 84th Street. Pioneers Park and the trails around the Nature Center offer visitors with a variety of interests, from hiking through well landscaped parts of the park to areas of prairie, woodlands and wetlands. For more information on local trails, go to www.lincoln.ne.gov/trails.

Legal forms of gambling in Nebraska range from Keno and pickle cards to horse racing and bingo, to state lotteries and Powerball. Generally, you must be 19 years old to gamble, but 18-year-olds can buy pickle cards and play bingo.

University Place Aquatic Center is an outdoor, seasonal, public swimming pool facility opening Memorial Day weekend. Zero-depth entry, accessible facility, drop slide and other amenities are available.

LOTTERY The Nebraska Lottery sells Scratch and Lotto tickets through a retailer network of more than 1,200 locations statewide, ranging from convenience stores to supermarkets and from service stations to cafes. Players must be at least 19 years old. Nebraska Lottery retailers pay prizes up to $500, but amounts above this must be redeemed at one of six claim centers. Prizes above $20,000 must be redeemed at Nebraska Lottery Headquarters in Lincoln. For more information, visit www.nelottery.com or call (402) 471-6100.

TENNIS WOODS TENNIS CENTER EE-4 401 S 33rd St. | (402) 441-7095 www.woodstenniscenter.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Lessons and leagues for juniors and adults of all ages and ability levels from rec. level to high performance; adult cardio tennis; adult and jr. team tennis; tournaments, events and open court time. Open to the public, no membership required. Fifteen premium-surfaced asphalt courts, six are covered for indoor play during cold or inclement weather.

PUBLIC TENNIS COURTS There is no charge to play at the other citymanaged courts, which are scattered around town at 24 sites (parks and high schools). Some courts are lighted. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has 30 outdoor courts open to the public – 24 on City Campus, six on East Campus; most are lighted. Nebraska Wesleyan University, Union College and Southeast Community College also have courts available.

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n l o c n i Run L Run with the big dogs or find your stride... It’s early morning and the sun is starting to kiss the sky. The tops of the trees are glowing and while the trail is peaceful, I am not alone. As the day wears on, the trail will beckon many more runners to log their daily miles. We are runners and we consider Lincoln both home and an amazing running city. There is so much to love about Lincoln. Every time I travel, I can’t help but compare my city to far away destinations. Every time I come to the same conclusion; I am so happy to call Lincoln home. Our city has an amazing network of trails, a vibrant running community, and an offering of supremely well-organized running events that rival those of larger cities. Amazing Trail Network Our trail network offers an amazing diversity. Runners have access to crushed limestone trails surrounded by trees and paved multi-use trails. Feel the call of wide open spaces? Run one of our crushed limestone paths that lead out of the city and into the country landscape. The Great Plains Trail Network works diligently to advocate and support our trail network. Lincoln Parks and Recreation maintains the trails so that even in the dead of winter, Lincolnites have access to their favorite trail. With over 131 miles of amazing trails, you can explore what this city has to offer. The trails are what set this city apart. It is on the trail where PRs are achieved and friends are made. The trails connect not only places but people. Vibrant Running Community The running community here is made of the most amazing group of people. Our runners are a close-knit group with amazing leaders. The Lincoln Track Club, Pink Gorilla Events, and other local groups support and organize local running events. The Lincoln Running Company and Red Dirt Running Company, both in Lincoln, are run by amazing women who strive to reach out to all abilities of runners and are extremely

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passionate about developing the sport within our local community. There are group runs and group training programs for all ages and abilities. Runners can find a group for beginning 5K to marathon training. Come to Lincoln, and you will find a caring, genuine group who love running and love people. Must-Do Races in Lincoln There is no shortage of well-organized and awesome events in Lincoln. Starting in the early winter/spring, runners will hit the trails to train for the Lincoln Marathon, which had 12,500 registrants for last year’s sold out event. This classic race is organized and spectator friendly. Runners are cheered on throughout the course by Lincoln residents whose love of marathon weekend is demonstrated by their on-course support. Boosted by on-course entertainment and a finish in the infamous Memorial Stadium, it’s no wonder this must-do event sells out. Come fall, runners are training for the Market to Market Relay. This unique event is the nation’s largest day-long running relay. Teams of 6 to 8 take to the course with their costumes and decked out vehicles for a day to remember. The race starts in Omaha at Aksarben Village with a pre-race celebration. Runners take off from there and embark on a 76-mile journey that will take them through Omaha, out onto Nebraska’s scenic country roads, down running trails, and finally into Lincoln where they finish in the Haymarket entertainment district. After a tiring day, runners get to party the night away and celebrate their finish with food and beer. This event is organized, unique, and a must-do for every runner. The Good Life Halfsy is a fall point to point half marathon which runs across the city of Lincoln. The event celebrates local Nebraska culture and icons. Over 6,000 lucky participants will get to run their halfsy off at this year’s event, which takes place in early November and sells out quickly. The boisterous cheer stations, 20 entertainment acts, and unique spirit of fun make this race a must-do. The Halfsy illustrates why we call Nebraska “The Good Life.” So find your way to Lincoln next fall and get ready for the experience of a lifetime, after all, a Halfsy is a lot more fun than a Wholesy. Pack your bags and don’t forget your running shoes. Come run, play and explore Lincoln with one caution: once you find your way here, you may not want to leave. - Alexandra Cohoon Pink Gorilla Events

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The Deets on Lincoln Eats... From traditional American fare to Asian specialties and jazzed up bar food, each is working to dominate the Lincoln food scene. And no matter what you’re craving, what time you’re eating or how big your group is, there is a local Lincoln gem waiting to arouse your taste buds. Here are a few of the must tries: American Yia Yia’s Pizza – Pizza inspired by global toppings is served alongside ice-cold beer (over 375 different bottled beers). Each slice of pizza pie is made fresh and served with a hunk of freshly baked bread. Be sure to ask for a side of red or green pesto, you won’t be sorry. Honest Abe’s Burgers and Freedom – “The Last Burger You Will Ever Want.” Abe’s features a rotating menu of burger masterpieces from the Ground UP Restaurants group and they know a thing or two about how to make a burger taste like a million bucks. Add on an order of Freedom Fries and you will never feel more patriotic. Asian Banhwich Café – If you only try one restaurant while visiting Lincoln, Banhwich is the place. This Vietnamese sandwich shop is serving up traditional Banh Mi sandwiches with big flavor, fast service and killer prices. Add an egg to any of the sandwiches and you have the perfect breakfast sandwich. Amu Manu Ramen Bar – The

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Ramen craze is hitting the coasts and it’s making a big splash in Lincoln too. Amu Manu is redefining a college staple with fresh, made in-house hearty ingredients that are sure to warm the soul. Sweets The Doughnut Hole – The perfect morning kick-starter. Fresh, fried and delicious, the Doughnut Hole creates classic-flavored doughnuts and pushes the envelope with unique flavors like PB&J, maple bacon long johns and chocolate doughnuts filled with peanut butter and Rice Krispy topped treats. Ivanna Cone – This eccentric handmade (yes, handmade) ice cream shop is family-owned and operated and features classic and unique flavors served by the scoop all year round. It’s a must try Lincoln staple. Be sure to bring cash or check (it’s all they take). Wash it Down The Other Room – This prohibition style speakeasy is small, quaint and serves killer craft cocktails. Be on the lookout for the green light (that’s how you know they’re open) and bring paper currency (it’s cash only). Zipline Brewing – A craft beer brewery making a range of local craft beers available at many area restaurants and in their taproom. Zipline steps up their hospitality with weekly group tours of their brewing process and they host a number of beer-centered events. Cheers! Tyler Thomas Co-Founder/Managing Editor of NebraskaFoodie.com

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DOWNTOWN DISH RESTAURANT CC-3

1100 O St. | (402) 475-9475 www.dishdowntown.com Hours: Lunch Mon. – Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Dinner Mon. – Thurs. 5 – 9:30 p.m., Fri. – Sat. 5 – 10:30 p.m. DISH Restaurant is the perfect place to eat, drink, and relax. Featuring American Continental fare and a carefully curated cocktail and wine list, DISH is well suited for casual dinners and special occasions alike. Stop in to experience one of Downtown Lincoln’s premier dining spots.

LAZZARI’S PIZZA CC-3

1434 O St. | (402) 475-5556 Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. 4701 Old Cheney Rd. | (402) 423-0234 Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. THE MILL COFFEE & TEA

Authentic New York style pizza, pasta and calzones are featured.

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MISTY’S BB-3, K-3 & J-7

SULTAN’S KITE CC-3

For over 50 years Misty’s in Historic Havelock has been Lincoln’s favorite place for steaks and prime rib. In 2003, Misty’s downtown opened adding quality hand-crafted ales to their menu. Top quality products and excellent service are the driving force behind this Lincoln landmark.

Eat like a sultan and treat yo’ self! You may not know how to say it, but Sultan’s Kite knows how to cook it. Sultan’s Kite serves fresh Mediterranean food made from scratch in the heart of downtown Lincoln. Take a chance and come try some tasty shawarma (grilled chicken), gyro (spiced beef & lamb) or some vegetarian falafel.

200 N 11th St.; 6235 Havelock Ave.; 3930 Village Dr. (402) 476-7766 | www.mistyslincoln.com Hours: Locations Vary

SINGLE BARREL BB-3

130 N 10th St. | (402) 904-4631 www.thesinglebarrel.com Hours: Tues. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Wed. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.; Sun. 4:30 – 10 p.m. Single Barrel is a Nebraska Butchery and Whiskey Bar that specializes in hand-cut steaks and wood-smoked BBQ. All dishes are made from scratch and utilize locally sourced meats. They offer a wide selection of local beers along with over 160 whiskeys from around the world. Check out thesinglebarrel.com for their shows and concerts as well!

1332 P St. | www.leafandhops.com Varies Daily; 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.

1311 O St. | (402) 477-0013 www.sultanskite.com Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.

THE COFFEE HOUSE CC-3 1324 P St. | (402) 477-6611 Hours: Mon. – Fri. 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat. 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

The Coffee House is a downtown staple. Opened in 1987, The Coffee House is Lincoln’s first. The Coffee House has a wide variety of non-coffee drinks, and of course all of the traditional drink offerings and many original drinks that are sure to satisfy any taste. The in-house bakery offers pastries, scones, muffins, desserts and savory egg and cheese croissants each morning

Leaf and Hops is a hookah pub focused on community and relationships. The pub serves hot paninis + flatbreads, local craft beers and steam stone hookahs.

THE GREEN GATEAU BB-3

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The Green Gateau is locally owned, full service restaurant open for 23 years featuring American Contemporary cuisine. The Green Gateau proudly serves Black Angus Beef, fresh seafood and pasta, as well as salads, sandwiches and homemade desserts. A Wine Spectator award winner, voted best brunch by the Lincoln Journal Star and best restaurant by Trip Advisor.

330 S 10th St. | (402) 477-0330 www.greengateau.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 5 – 9 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

112 S 16th St. | (402) 438-0650 www.lincoln-espresso.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Lincoln Espresso was founded in 1997 and is locally owned and operated. It features a full coffee menu with any drink prepared hot, iced or blended. Real fruit smoothies (with funny names!) are also offered. The coffee shop provides drive-thru service as well as inside seating with free WiFi for guests who stay and enjoy their coffee or smoothie.

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BREAD & CUP BB-3

440 N 8th St., Ste. 150 | (402) 438-2255 www.breadandcup.com Hours: Mon. – Wed. 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Thurs. – Fri. 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

AMSTERDAM FALAFEL & KABOB

TICO’S CC-3

317 S 17th St. | (402) 475-1048 www.ticosoflincoln.com Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Tico’s has been serving Lincoln’s finest Mexican food for nearly 40 years. Enjoy entrées such as the Chile Rellenos, Fish Tacos and Fajitas. Try the famous margaritas or select a beverage from the full bar. Mexican Brunch available Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Take-out, catering and private party room available. Reservations accepted.

HISTORICAL HAYMARKET AMSTERDAM FALAFEL & KABOB BB-3

808 R St., Suite 201 | (402) 805-4064 www.eatafk.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri – Sat. 11 a.m. – 3 a.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Explore flavors of India, Africa, Turkey and Egypt. The best spices and sauces from around the world are packed into a simple menu at Amsterdam Falafel & Kabob. Pick a protein, choose your style and top it off with a sauce or two. Your visit won’t be complete without an order of Amsterdam’s famous Curry Fries.

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bread&cup is a locally owned restaurant where you will uncover a long-standing tradition of eating and drinking; with simplicity. An uncomplicated menu in an uncluttered space. Bread made daily by a baker. Food crafted from scratch. Wine that makes you contemplate becoming a poet. Find them at the corner of 8th & S in Lincoln’s Historic Haymarket.

BUZZARD BILLY’S BB-3

247 N 8th St., Ste. 101 | (402) 475-8822 www.buzzardbillys.com Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Located in Lincoln’s Historic Haymarket, Buzzard Billy’s specializes in Cajun and Creole specialties, serving up alligator, Jambalaya, Gumbo and many southern recipes. They also feature Nebraska steaks and Buffalo meat, as well as seafood, chicken, pastas, salads and sandwiches. Be sure to check out The Starlite Lounge martini bar in the basement.

CRESCENT MOON COFFEE BB-3

140 N 8th St., Ste. 10 (Lower Level) (402) 435-2828 | www.crescentmooncoffee.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Crescent Moon serves a variety of single origin and locally roasted coffees, loose leaf teas, espresso specialty drinks, craft beer, wine and cocktails. In addition to an extensive drink menu, Crescent Moon offers made-to-order crepes, panini sandwiches, soups and snacks. Live music and poetry evenings. Check out the website for a complete schedule.

FLATWATER BB-3

801 R St. | (402) 435-1426 www.theflatwater.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Close

Flatwater’s menu is available from 11 a.m. to close. All items are chef inspired and made from scratch. Flatwater has a large comfortable patio for dining, drinking and relaxing. Great happy hour specials run from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. – close, daily. Flatwater offers a breakfast buffet on Saturday and Sunday brunch.

JTK CUISINE AND COCKTAILS BB-3

MAGGIE’S VEGETARIAN CAFÉ BB-3

311 N 8th St., Ste. 101 | (402) 477-3959 www.maggiesvegetarian.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Since 2000, Maggie’s Café has been proudly serving organic, handcrafted vegetarian and vegan fare. A trusted source for farm-to-table, non-GMO, seasonal vegetarian cooking. Maggie’s Café is committed to sustainable agriculture by buying from local farmers and producers. Maggie’s Avocado Melt Wrap was featured in Food Network Magazine.

201 N 7th St. | (402) 435-0161 www.jtkrestaurant.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. Lunch 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Dinner 5 p.m. – Close

Located in the Haymarket in the historic Lincoln Station, JTK offers diners a distinctive ambiance. The menu reflects Contemporary American foundations while focusing on the use of superior quality ingredients and refined culinary techniques.

LAZLO’S BREWERY & GRILL BB-3 210 N 7th St. | (402) 434-5636 5900 Old Cheney Rd. | (402) 323-8500 www.LazlosBreweryAndGrill.com Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Midnight

Lazlo’s Brewery & Grill offers creative comfort food served with a contemporary flair. The food is hand-crafted from scratch with fresh ingredients, and cooked on our custom-grill fueled by hickory wood. Pair it with one of our handcrafted ales from our in-house brewery, Empyrean Brewing Company.

LEADBELLY BB-3

301 N 8th St. | (402) 261-8849 www.getleaded.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Close

A contemporary American pub featuring a fullservice menu of gourmet burgers and so much more prepared in a from scratch kitchen. Ten local and regional craft beers always on tap.

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There’s good news if you are a foodie. Lincoln is cooking up a restaurant renaissance from burgers to thai. Lincoln sets the table for food lovers of all types, with cafes and bistros that fill the blocks. Here digging into a delicious feast is more than just a meal, it’s bringing people together. Stay awhile and you’ll learn Lincoln is quickly becoming a culinary destination.

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MCKINNEY’S IRISH PUB BB-3

151 N 8th St., Ste. 140 | (402) 477-0021 www.mckinneysublincoln.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Mckinney’s Pub is a Irish pub located in the Haymarket and opened in November 2013. Mckinney’s offers a large selection of craft beer and Irish whiskeys. The kitchen is open daily 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

NZONE BB-3

728 Q St. | (402) 475-8683 You want it? We’ve got it! The NZone has over 20 years of serving the Haymarket and now the Railyard. Wings! Pizza! Burgers! Super selection of beers! Sports! All this and service and prices that cannot be beat in the area!

RODIZIO GRILL BB-3

737 P St. | (402) 480-7475 www.rodiziogrill.com Hours: Mon. – Wed. 4:30 – 9 p.m.; Thurs – Sun. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. America’s First Authentic Brazilian Steakhouse featuring a parade of three-foot meat skewers, perfectly seasoned and carved tableside by Brazilian Gauchos. Unlimited appetizers, gourmet salads and traditional homemade desserts make for unforgettable dining experience!

THE MILL COFFEE & TEA BB-3 & K-6 800 P St.; 4736 Prescott Ave. (402) 475-5522 | www.millcoffee.com Haymarket Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 7 a.m. – Midnight; Sun. 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

College View Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. The Mill Coffee & Tea is a coffee house and on-site coffee roastery located in the Historic Haymarket with a second location at 48th and Prescott St. In addition to a full line of coffee and fine teas, The Mill offers locally-made sandwiches, baked goods, desserts, gourmet candies and chocolates, all in a casual and eclectic environment.

VINCENZO’S RISTORANTE BB-3

808 P St., Ste. 100 | (402) 435-3889 www.vincenzos-ne.com Hours: Lunch Mon. – Fri. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Dinner Sun. – Sat. Starting at 5 p.m.

For 23 years Vincenzo’s has been a locally owned and operated restaurant. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and our extraordinary home-style cuisine. Voted “Lincoln’s Top Italian Restaurant” by the Lincoln Journal Star. We offer delectable pastas, chicken, veal, steaks and seafood.

THE RAILYARD BUFFALO WINGS & RINGS BB-3

350 Canopy St., Ste. 200 | (402) 261-9464 www.buffalowingsandrings.com Hours: Sun. – Mon. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Tues. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Midnight Whether it’s famous wings and rings, the perfect beer pairing or giving you BW&R’s bold take on burgers, sandwiches and salads, Buffalo Wings & Rings is the kind of inviting place where friends and family get together, watch a game and share stories.

EL MARIACHI TACO CANTINA BB-3 601 R St., Ste 140, 150 | (402) 261-6854 www.elmariachitacocantina.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

El Mariachi Taco Cantina is an authentic Mexican restaurant with the best tacos and margaritas in town, with typical dishes from the Mexican Republic and with a Mexican atmosphere.

GATE 25 BAR AND RESTAURANT BB-3

300 Canopy St., Ste. 140 | (402) 261-4140 www.gate25lnk.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Close

Gate 25 is a Modern American Bar and Restaurant. The perfect place for you to eat, drink and rally. The destination for all Canopy Street events, concerts, sporting events, entertainment, etc... #GBR #LNK

HIRO 88 WEST HAYMARKET BB-3 601 R St., Ste 100 | (402) 261-9388 www.hiro88.com Hours: Sun. – Tues. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Wed. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Midnight

Hiro strives to meet the best of both worlds, offering both cooked Asian cuisine as well as sushi. Currently with two Omaha locations, Lincoln is Hiro’s third restaurant. They have received accolades such as Wine Enthusiasts Award of Excellence, “Best Sushi Restaurant” Lincoln and Open Table Service Awards.

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MELLOW MUSHROOM PIZZA BAKERS BB-3 601 R St., Ste. 110 | (402) 261-3362 www.mellowmushroom.com/store/lincolnwest-haymarket Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Close

For 40 years, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers has been serving up fresh stone baked pizzas to-order in and eclectic, art-filled and familyfriendly environment. Each Mellow is localowned and operated with a unique feel focused around customer service and high quality food, cocktails and craft beer. They are across the street from the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

NORTH BANHWICH CAFE I-4

940 N 26th St., Ste. 201 | (402) 261-4655 www.banhwichcafe.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Specialty Vietnamese Restaurant in Asian Fusion and Vietnamese Sandwiches, banh mi. Also serving and specializing in bubble tea and frozen yogurt. The restaurant has over 17 styles of sandwiches, from Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese and Thai inspired creations. Come visit the Cafe in the Little Saigon Shopping Plaza!

PHO FACTORY VIETNAMESE RESTAURANT I-4 940 N 26th St., Ste. 206 | (402) 261-3213 www.phofactorylincoln.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Pho Factory is a full-service, Authentic Vietnamese Restaurant. The menu consists of authentic Vietnamese dishes, crafted by generations of family recipes along with trained chefs. The specialty, Pho, a rice noodle soup, is a staple in Vietnamese cuisine, along with, egg rolls, spring rolls, rice platters, noodle bowls and a full bar!

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CRAVE J-7

2801 Pine Lake Rd., Ste. W | (402) 730-3497 www.hfcrave.com Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Crave is a restaurant that’s all about building the very best burger with the very best ingredients. What’s the secret ingredient in Crave burgers? It is all natural hormone free, Hollenbeck Farms beef.

GOLDENROD PASTRIES K-6 3947 S 48th St. | (402) 432-2458 www.goldenrodpastries.com Hours: Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Goldenrod Pastries is a bakery and fancy snack shop. This bakery features sweets for alternative diets, such as vegan and gluten-free, but also caters to traditional eaters. Goldenrod Pastries creates pastries for special events and also has a daily selection for walk-in customers. Locally roasted coffee and specialty teas are also served.

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SPIKES BEACH BAR & GRILLE I-3

2300 Judson St. | (402) 477-1175 www.spikesbbg.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.; Sun. Noon – 1 a.m. Spikes Beach Bar and Grille is Lincoln’s premier sand volleyball complex and sports bar. Hands down, Lincoln’s biggest beer garden! The Buffalo Chicken pizza is a MUST! Spikes also offers some of the best wings and burgers in town. The gourmet wraps and salads are a big hit with those looking for something a little lighter.

UNL DAIRY STORE J-3

1625 Arbor Dr. | (402) 472-2828 www.dairystore.unl.edu Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Dairy Store serves handmade ice creams, cheeses and meats to the Lincoln community and beyond. The UNL Dairy Store has been providing premium quality dairy products for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since 1917. The best part? Each sandwich and scoop gives UNL students jobs and supports their education.

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844 South St. | (402) 474-9997 www.9southgrill.com Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

9 South Chargrill is a casual grill with flair. Scratch cooking with locally sourced foods. Full wine list as well as craft breweries on tap. Reservations available. # 1 Neighborhood Restaurant according to Lincoln Journal Star. They serve steaks, duck, pastas catfish and ribs. Catering is also available.

COPAL PROGRESSIVE MEXICAN CUISINE J-6

4747 Pioneers Blvd., Ste. 300 | (402) 486-0488 www.copalrestaurant.com Hours: Mon. 5 – 9 p.m.; Tues. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Copal Progressive Mexican Cuisine blends traditional Mexican flavors with modern culinary techniques. Signature dishes include Chiles En Nogada, Enmoladas, Duck Tamales, Tilapia Tacos, Carne Asada Flat Iron Steak, and of course, fresh Churros! Tequila and Mezcal Bar with an array of margaritas and cocktails, wine and beer. Enjoy your visit!

6301 Apples Way | (402) 420-0155 www.texasroadhouse.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Legendary Food, Legendary Service and Legendary Fun! At Texas Roadhouse, we take pride in everything we do from hand-cut steaks and fall-off-the-bone ribs, to some pretty sweet margaritas. And we do it all with one goal to give your family a place to go for great food and good times at a fantastic price.

THE HARBOR COFFEEHOUSE K-5 1265 S Cotner Blvd., Suite 10 | (402) 489-1720 www.harborcoffeehouse.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Closed Sun.

The Harbor Coffeehouse is located in the heart of beautiful Lincoln, NE! The Harbor Coffeehouse offers espresso and a variety of specialty coffee, scrumptious pastries including the signature Loveknot, breakfast items served all day, and complete lunch menu of freshly made sandwiches, soups and salads.

THE NORMANDY I-5

2785 S 17th St. | (402) 476-0606 www.restaurantnormandy.com Hours: Tues. – Sat. Lunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Dinner 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Set within an elegant yet casual French bistro, the Normandy will welcome you with the sole purpose to provide you and your guests with a comfortable and exquisite dining experience. Born in 2010 at the farmers market and built throughout the years by loyal Lincolnites, the Normandy has matured into one of Lincoln’s finest restaurant.

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THE COFFEE ROASTER K-7

5022 Old Cheney Rd., Ste. 3 | (402) 421-1122 www.coffeeroasterlnk.com Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Closed Sun.

The Coffee Roaster has been providing exceptional air roasted coffee and service since 1995. They carefully select the highest quality specialty coffee from around the world, and roast daily to ensure customers always have a fresh roasted experience. They believe air roasted coffee simply tastes better.

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WEST MERLE’S FOOD AND DRINK 8250 W O St. | (402) 474-6435 www.merlesinemerald.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

“Feel at Home While Eating Out” Merle’s has been serving fine home cooked foods since 1959! Merle’s specialize in burgers, prime rib and awesome Grilled Walleye and Chicken. Dressings are home made as well as some of the lunch specials and soups!

SHOEMAKER’S TRAVEL CENTER E-4 151 SW 48th St. | (402) 474-1771 www.shoemakerstravelcenter.com Hours: 24/7

Lincoln’s landmark Travel Center and restaurant. Shoemaker’s Travel Center hand-cut their steaks and chops, bread their own chicken-fried steak and pork tenderloin. Shoemaker’s serves breakfast all day, and has the best thick sliced bacon around. The antique gas station pumps, memorabilia and 200 foot mural of Historic Route 6 are amazing!

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840 N 70th St. | (402) 261-9860 www.grounduprestaurants.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Closed Sun.

Honest Abe’s creates burgers and fries and that’s it. Because of this, they’re dedicated to using the freshest ingredients possible, locally made beef patties that are never frozen and hand cut freedom fries every day. They go beyond the normal toppings and reach for the exotic, matching flavors that bring out the best in each bite.

LE QUARTIER BAKING COMPANY L-4

6900 O St., Suite 132 | (402) 464-0345 www.lequartierbakingco.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Sat. 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Le Quartier Baking Company is an artisan bread company producing authentic French breads and pastries as well as offering delicious soups, sandwiches and desserts.

PARKER’S SMOKEHOUSE K-4 8341 O St. | (402) 467-5110 www.parkerssmokehouse.com Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Parker’s Smokehouse is a locally owned business that provides quality food and smokin’ service!

PIZZA RANCH M-2

8420 Lexington Ave. | (402) 261-8039 www.pizzaranch.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Pizza Ranch offers a wide selection of pizza, salad, chicken, potatoes, vegetables and desserts in a unique buffet-style environment. Dine-in, carryout or let us deliver hot and fresh food to your door.

7055 S 1st St. | (402) 474-5371 www.lincolnracing.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 10 a.m. – Close

Lincoln’s premier entertainment destination! The ONLY venue in town to watch, wager, and win on live Simulcast horse racing from tracks coast to coast, plus Big Red KENO and pickles. Great signature food and beverage menu featuring daily, weekend, and monthly specials. And unwind in the Smoking Paddock, Lincoln’s only inside smoking lounge!

WILDERNESS RIDGE I-7

1800 Wilderness Woods Pl. (402) 434-5118 | www.wildernessridgegolf.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Midnight (Kitchen closes at 11 p.m.); Sun. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday Brunch Buffet 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

THE PARTHENON K-6

5500 S 56th St., Ste. 8 | (402) 423-2222 www.theparthenon.net Hours: Sun. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

The Parthenon is a Greek restaurant and tavern. We have wine dinners every month. The patio is always dog friendly. The Parthenon also has live entertainment that fluctuates monthly.

VENUE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE L-6

4111 Pioneer Woods Dr., Ste. 100 (402) 488-8368 | www.yourvenue.net Hours: Open for Dining Mon. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Open for Cocktails Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Venue Restaurant & Lounge is your ultimate dining destination. Whether enjoying Chefinspired cuisine and hand-crafted cocktails, or impressing your Guests with their exquisite catering and events, they promise to deliver the best possible experience with the highest level of hospitality.

Wilderness Ridge offers upscale, casual dining in a rustic lodge setting. Gourmet salads, juicy burgers, fresh seafood to steaks done just right, Wilderness Ridge’s seasonal menus offer something for everyone. Wet your whistle with a glass of wine, craft beer or a signature cocktail, enjoy live music on the weekends and brunch every Sunday.

SOUTHEAST FIREWORKS RESTAURANT M-6 5750 S 86th Dr. | (402) 434-5644 www.fireworksrestaurant.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Midnight

FireWorks’ menu features the simplicity and beauty of primal flavors created over a wood fire, keeping the tradition of from-scratch recipes and house brewed beer. Burgers, wood-fired pizzas, seafood and more. Call ahead, happy hour, kids menu and private dining too. BREAD & CUP

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RUNZA RESTAURANTS

LOCALLY OWNED FAST FOOD AMIGOS/KINGS CLASSIC

4200 S 14th St. | 402-423-6794 I-6 1407 Q St. | 402-475-9819 CC-3 1515 Pine Lake Rd. | 402-328-8797 I-7 1520 S Coddington Ave. | 402-476-5090 G-5 2240 N 48th St. | 402-465-4433 K-3 27th & Capital Pkwy. | 402-476-4101 I-4 29th & Cornhusker Hwy. | 402-466-6088 J-3 14th & Highway 2 | 402-423-6794 I-6 56th & Old Cheney Rd. | 402-420-2484 K-6 70th & A Streets | 402-489-9944 L-5 6310 Havelock Ave. | 402-466-9222 K-2 5701 NW 1st St. | 402-476-4226 H-2 www.amigoskings.com Hours: Listed on website

Amigos is a locally-owned chain found only in Nebraska that originated in Lincoln 35 years ago! Open early for breakfast and offer late night Drive Thru service, so you can enjoy Amigos’ freshly made food any time of day. Menu offers soft tacos, nachos, big burritos, burgers, wings and more.

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BRAEDA FRESH EXPRESS CAFE

33rd & Pioneers Blvd. | (402) 488-6767 J-6 48th & O Streets | (402) 488-2775 M-7 (402) 423-2394 | www.braeda.com Sun. – Sat. 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Gourmet quality FAST! The Braeda® menu showcases mouthwatering entrée salads, unique pastas, baked and deli sandwiches and soups as well as coffees, teas and specialty drinks.

DAVINCI’S

11th & G Streets BB-4 44th & O Streets K-4 27th & Superior Streets J-2 29th & Pine Lake Rd. J-7 4120 S 48th St. K-6 (402) 475-1111 | www.davincis.com Delivery Hours: Sun. - Thurs. 10:30 a.m. 11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 10:30 a.m. - Midnight; In Store: 10:30 a.m. to Close (Hours Vary by Location) daVinci’s is a locally owned and operated Italian restaurant since 1978. daVinci’s delivers city wide plus has five convenient dine in locations. daVinci’s has the best Gourmet Pizzas, Pasta, Salads and the most popular Hot Hoagies & Cheese Steaks in Lincoln.

13th & E Streets | (402) 475-7320 CC-4 27th & Superior Streets | (402) 477-0653 J-2 27th & Pine Lake Rd. | (402) 421-0808 J-7 33rd & Highway 2 | (402) 488-6701 J-6 40th & Randolph Streets | (402) 483-6042 J-4 48th & O Streets | (402) 488-5550 K-4 56th & Holdrege Streets | (402) 466-1087 K-3 70th & Van Dorn Streets | (402) 488-8043 L-5 84th & Holdrege Streets | (402) 488-6808 L-4 87th & Highway 2 | (402) 488-1533 M-7 11th & Cornhusker Hwy. | (402) 435-7070 I-3 56th & Highway 2 | (402) 421-9117 K-6 Gateway Mall | (402) 466-4171 L-4 610 West O St. | (402) 476-1189 H-4 40th & Yankee Hill Rd. | (402) 420-2828 J-7 UNL-Student Union - 14th & R Streets (402) 438-1400 CC-2 (402) 423-2394 | www.runza.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. A Lincoln original! When you visit Nebraska, you have to try a Runza® Sandwich. Runza® has been a favorite since 1949. Stop in to see what the buzz is about!

SCOOTER’S COFFEE

301 Centennial Mall South | (402) 476-4111 Mon. – Fri. 6:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat – Sun. Closed 3275 Cornhusker Hwy. | (402) 325-0196 Mon. – Fri. 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 1033 O St., Ste. 100 | (402) 474-5282 Mon. – Fri. 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat. 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. Closed 151 N 8th St. | (402) 475-0115 Mon. – Thurs. 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. 2700 Dan Ave. | (402) 742-0263 Mon. – Fri. 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. Closed 5535 S 16th St. | (402) 421-0093 Mon. – Fri. 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 5800 Hidcote Dr., Ste. 100 Mon. – Fri. 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. 2901 S 84th St., Ste. 1 & 2 | (402) 327-8477 Mon. – Fri. 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. 6100 O St., Ste. 274A | (402) 261-9072 Mon. – Sat. 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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4321 S 33rd St. | (402) 327-0560 Mon. – Fri. 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. 555 S 70th St. | (402) 219-7217 Mon. – Fri. 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat. – Sun. 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. 2790 N 83rd St. | (402) 421-0883 Mon. – Fri. 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat. 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 6811 O St. | (402) 219-7217 Mon. – Sun. 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. (402) 614-1723 | www.scooterscoffee.com Scooter’s Coffee is a drive-thru and sit-down specialty coffee business. This Nebraska-born company is best know for their World-Class Coffee, specialty espresso drinks, smoothies and pastries. But, unlike other coffee companies, Scooter’s is in the business of smiles. Just look down at your cup and you’ll see a smile smilin’ back at you!

VALENTINO’S

Dine In & Party Room: Grand Italian Buffet 70th & Van Dorn Streets | (402) 437-9177 L-5 Dine In, Carry-out, Delivery: 35th & Holdrege Streets | (402) 467-3611 J-3 Carry-out & Delivery: West O St. & Capitol Beach | (402) 435-4500 G-4 17th & South Streets | (402) 434-9040 I-5 27th & Highway 2 | (402) 423-3113 J-6 27th & Superior Streets | (402) 435-1800 J-2 30th & Pine Lake Rd. | (402) 420-6800 J-7 33rd & A Streets | (402) 476-7600 J-5 35th & Holdrege Streets | (402) 467-3611 J-4 48th & Highway 2 | (402) 421-2900 K-6 64th & Havelock Ave. | (402) 464-2400 K-3 70th & Vine Streets | (402) 489-2888 L-4 70th & Van Dorn Streets | (402) 483-2811 L-5 (402) 434-9350 | www.valentinos.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 11 a.m. – Close; Sunday Brunch 10 a.m.

Voted Lincoln’s best pizza and buffet for over 26 years running. Order carry out and Delivery online at: www.valentinos.com. Valentino’s delivers to all hotels and motels. Sunday Brunch opens at 10 a.m. at dine in locations (70th & Van Dorn, 35th & Holdrege)

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BIN 105 QUALITY WINES BB-3 105 N 8th St., Ste. 100 | (402) 261-4868 www.bin105.com Hours: Tues. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. Lincoln’s finest selection of domestic and imported wines from small production, artisan producers. Available for take-out or the glass. Also serving cheese and charcuterie.

BLUE BLOOD BREWING COMPANY 6/I-6

500 W South St., Ste. 8 | (402) 477-2337 www.bluebloodbrewing.com Hours: Wed. – Fri. 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat. Noon – 9 p.m. Enjoy a laid back atmosphere with a view of 15 barrel four vessel brew house during taproom hours: Wednesday: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. $1 off pours and free brewery tour at 6 p.m.; Thursday: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m., $4 off new growlers and $4 off growler fills; Friday: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday: Noon – 9 p.m.; Saturday: free brewery tour at 2 p.m.; Food available daily. Family and dog friendly.

DEER SPRINGS WINERY 3

16255 Adams St. | (402) 327-8738 www.deerspringswinery.com Hours: Wed. – Sat. 1 – 9 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 6 p.m. Lincoln’s award winning Deer Springs Winery, located just minutes away from the city in a park like country setting surrounded by shady pines. The winery is located in the original family homestead farmhouse, renovated for modern convenience, yet retaining its historic charm.

EMPYREAN BREWING CO. 7/BB-3 729 Q St. | (402) 434-5960 www.empyreanbrewingco.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Closed Holidays

In Lincoln, liquor can be sold (for both onsite and off-site consumption) Off Sale, (package) Mon. – Sun., 6 a.m. – 1 a.m.; On Sale (liquor by the drink) is from 6 a.m. – 2 a.m. Brochures provided by the Responsible Hospitality Council (RHC) are available for all Lincoln visitors. The RHC mission is to promote responsible alcoholic beverage consumption. The following listing includes night spots offering entertainment. 68 | www.Lincoln.org

Founded in 1990, Empyrean Brewing Company remains the oldest and largest craft beer brewery in the state. With six, year-around brands, five seasonal and over a dozen limited styles, Empyrean Brewing Company produces more than 10,000 barrels of beer annually. See the website for brewery tour information.

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Creativity on Tap. Sip & Socialize at our local watering holes and taprooms. Raise a pint to the emergence of Lincoln as a pub hub. Celebrate the craft and creativity of our local brew culture. Enjoy unique flavor profiles and killer happy hours.

JAMES ARTHUR VINEYARDS 1

2001 W. Raymond Rd. Raymond, NE 803 Q St. (402) 783-5255 www.jamesarthurvineyards.com Hours: April – Oct.: Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. Noon – 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 6 p.m.; Nov. – March: Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. Noon – 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 6 p.m. James Arthur Vineyards is Nebraska’s largest winery. While at the winery, guests can enjoy specialty wines, cheeses, meats and breads in the peaceful setting of the Nebraska countryside or in the tasting room. JAV now features a tasting room at the From Nebraska Gift Shop in Lincoln’s Historic Haymarket.

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MODERN MONKS 10/BB-3

Misty’s 200 N 11th St. (402) 476-7766 | www.modernmonks.com

James Arthur Vineyards Tasting Room Located in the

Historic Haymarket District

803 Q Street - Lincoln, Nebraska 68508 www.fromne.com 402-476-2455

Beers brewed using the traditional styles of the medieval monasteries. Beers truly worthy of indulgence. So raise a glass to these monkish souls, who took an oath of perfection and a vow of flavor.

PLOUGHSHARE BREWING CO. 9/CC-3 1630 P St. | (402) 742-0420 www.ploughsharebrewing.com Hours: Thurs., Fri. and Sun. 4 p.m. – Late; Sat. 2 p.m. – Late; Kitchen closes at 10 p.m. most nights

The brewery identity authentically reflects Nebraska history and homestead ideals of hard work, self-sufficiency, simple pleasures and wholesome refreshment. Fresh beer in many styles made in house. Limited menu of freshlocal foods. Growlers available for takeout. Tours available.

Offering the best gourmet Nebraska food baskets, gifts, souvenirs, and JAV Nebraska wine!

JAMES ARTHUR VINEYARDS

2001 W Raymond Rd, Raymond, NE 68428 www.jamesarthurvineyards.com 402-783-5255

SCHILLINGBRIDGE CORK & TAP HOUSE 11/H-1

575 Fallbrook Blvd., Suite 109 | (402) 904-7161 www.schillingbridgecorkandtap.com Hours: Tues. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m. – Midnight; Sun. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. An innovative craft beer and wine inspired gastropub. SchillingBridge Cork & Tap House features house brands of craft beer along with the award-winning handcrafted wines produced at SchillingBridge Winery in Pawnee City, NE. The food menu was designed around SchillingBridge Cork & Tap House’s beverage products, infusing them in creative and imaginative ways.

WINDCREST WINERY 2

Join us! Deer Springs Winery is Lincoln’s award winning winery & is located in a quiet country setting just minutes away from the city at 16255 Adams Street. Our wines are produced on the premises from grapes grown in our own vineyards or by local Nebraska wine grape growers. Enjoy sampling our uniquely expressive wines in the charming ambiance of our Tasting Room. For more information about our wines visit us at www.deerspringswinery.com

Hours of Operation

Wednesday – Saturday 1 to 9pm Sunday 1 to 6pm

402.327.8738 16255 Adams Street | Lincoln, NE

WUNDERROSA WINERY 4

2361 Wittstruck Rd. Roca, NE | (402) 328-3494 www.wunderrosawinery.com Hours: Thurs. – Fri. 5 – 9 p.m.; Sat. Noon – 9 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 6 p.m. WunderRosa Winery has award winning wines with a great view of the Lincoln skyline. Perfect venue for weddings, rehearsal dinners, parties, etc.

ZIPLINE BREWING CO. 8/G-4

2100 Magnum Cir., Suite 1 | (402) 475-1001 www.ziplinebrewing.com Hours: Wed. – Thurs. 3 – 8 p.m.; Fri. 3 – 9 p.m.; Sat. 1 – 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. Zipline Brewing Co. is a microbrewery in Lincoln, Nebraska focusing on handcrafted Brave New Brew for beer lovers everywhere.

3110 W Branched Oak Rd. Raymond, NE (402) 783-2875 | www.windcrestwinery.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 3 – 9 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 9 p.m.

PLOUGHSHARE BREWING CO.

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Join Windcrest Winery throughout the year and spend time in the tasting room sampling a wine selection that is sure to please every palate. Relax on the patio overlooking the view.

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JAKE’S CIGARS & SPIRITS I-4

VEGA BB-3

The Rococo Theatre and Barrymore’s are located in the historic building formerly known as the Stuart Building. Both truly unique spaces. The Rococo is an entertainment venue hosting many national acts, weddings and corporate events. Barrymore’s is the “backstage” bar of the theatre.

Jake’s Cigars & Spirits offers a wide array of hand-crafted cocktails, craft & import beers, wines and one of the largest selections of whiskey in the state. Jake’s uses fresh fruit juices and high-quality ingredients.

Vega is Lincoln’s premier music and event venue, rocking the free world with culture, community, tasty food and beverages since 2013.

KARAOKE

8250 W O St. | (402) 474-6435

ROCK

COUNTRY

Fri.

Cappy’s Hot Spot Bar & Grill K-6

Pla Mor Ballroom

Live bands Fri. & Sat.

Sun. country dance night anchored by Sandy Creek Band.

BARRYMORE’S & ROCOCO THEATRE I-4 124 N 13th St. | (402) 476-6540 | www.rococotheatre.com

These bars host karaoke, generally one or two nights a week.

Beacon Lounge BB-3 311 S 11th St. | (402) 438-7211

Mon. – Sat. Big Sal’s Bar & Grill J-4 838 N 27th St. | (402) 474-7800

Thurs. & Sun. Down the Hatch H-2 5601 NW 1st St. | (402) 476-6700

Fri. Duffy’s Tavern I-4 1412 O St. | (402) 474-3543

Thurs. El Matador Lounge I-3 1620 Cornhusker Hwy.

Tues., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. Grandmother’s L-5 70th & A Streets | (402) 483-7855

Wed. & Sat. Luckie’s Lounge H-3 1101 W Bond St. | (402) 474-1101

Fri. – Sat.

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Merle’s Food & Drink

Playmaker’s Bar & Grill H-4 640 W Prospector Court | (402) 438-9300

Fri. Ramo’s Pizza & Pub K-5

101 N 14th St. | (402) 261-5944 www.jakescigars.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.; Sun. Noon – 2 a.m.

5560 S 48th St. | (402) 421-1424 www.cappysbar.com

Duffy’s Tavern CC-3

350 Canopy St., Ste. 220 | (402) 805-4785 www.vegalincoln.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.; Special event times vary

6600 W O St. | (402) 475-4030 www.plamorballroom.com

Thurs. & Sat.

Live music Wed., Sun. & some weekends

BIG BAND

Coop’s Corner K-4

Vega BB-3

Pla Mor Ballroom

2435 S 48th St. | (402) 483-5050

4947 Holdrege St. | (402) 467-4947

Fri. – Sat. Sandy’s CC-3 1401 O St. | (402) 475-2418

1412 O St. | www.duffyslincoln.com

350 Canopy St., Suite 200 (402) 805-4785 | www.vegalincoln.com

Live Music

Wed.

JAZZ & BLUES

Tack Room I-3

MoJava Café K-3

1445 Cornhusker Hwy. | (402) 435-9170

Wed. – Sat. Tam O’Shanter DD-3 105 S 25th St. | (402) 474-2394

Call Ahead

2649 N 48th St., Suite D | (402) 464-4130

Live music Fri. – Sat., 7 – 9 p.m. Zoo Bar CC-3

136 N 14th St. | (402) 435-8754 www.zoobar.com

6600 W O St. | (402) 475-4030

Home base of Bobby Layne and his Orchestra; Big band every 2nd Wed of the month; Singles Night w/ Jim Mack every 1st Fri. of the month www.plamorballroom.com

DUELING PIANOS Brewsky’s Haymarket BB-3 201 N 8th St. | (402) 328-2739 www. brewskys.com

Thurs. – Sat., Seating at 8 p.m., Show at 9 p.m.

Lincoln’s nationally recognized nightspot offers music at least five nights a week; blues, rock, jazz, reggae & bluegrass artists.

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Lincoln Like A Local... Passion and creativity runs deep within the community of Lincoln, Nebraska. Whether it’s a small business run out of the basement of a home or a successful boutique downtown, there isn’t a shortage of unique places to shop. Though there is a lot of individuality in this town, there is a common denominator that brings the people of Lincoln together—their love and desire to support the local artisans and business owners of their town. The people of Lincoln believe in being intentional about the way they spend their money and the options are limitless. The greatest thing about local Lincoln businesses is that there is something for everyone; from college kids on a budget to white collared adults and everything in between. Whether you’re looking for a unique card to send to a loved one or the perfect outfit for a night on the town, you’re sure to find it here. Of the many successful and fast-growing boutiques in town, Stella Collective (a collaboration of Stella Clothing, Loft & Craft, and Hunter Gatherer) located downtown has been a favorite amongst the trendy Lincolnites for years, offering an array of stylish pieces for your closet and your home. The owners behind Stella Collective are in tune with what the modern day woman wants and they provide it flawlessly. Across the street at Tsuru or down in the Haymarket at Forever Faithful boutique, the Lincoln fashionista can also find affordable and stylish pieces to add to her wardrobe.

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For those who love a vintage flair, Home and Closet is the place to go. With weekly updated inventory of vintage clothing and furniture, this store has quickly become a local favorite. The perfect mid-century furniture resides here and makes its way into many local homes. After opening its doors in the fall of 2014, Paper Kite has become the most charming boutique in town. Located in the ever-growing College View, this boutique embodies everything lovely and sweet. There is truly something for everyone whether it’s a locally made cutting board in the shape of Nebraska or the softest baby blanket for a new bundle of joy. Not only will you hear friendly chatter between the customer and the owner (as if you were watching a scene from You’ve Got Mail), you’ll see many locally made pieces from artisans who don’t have a storefront. Paper Kite is a huge supporter of locally made goods and they continue to feed into the creative community. Lincoln is a place where the small shop has a voice; it’s a place where the consumer spends with intentionality and knows the face behind the business. The small business community continues to grow and make Lincoln a desired place to shop. Jordan Faeh Local Blogger (@Lincoln_Style on Instagram)

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AARDVARK ANTIQUE MALL K-2

BEST OF BIG RED

Aardvark Antique Mall, “A Treasure Hunting Experience.” No matter what your treasure is you will have fun hunting for it at the Aardvark. Antiques, collectibles, re-purposing, midcentury modern, man-tiques, lady-tiques and invest-tiques all can be found at the Aardvark Antique Mall. 25,000 sq ft. Open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily, except major holidays.

Best of Big Red is owned by Osborne Family Enterprises. In 1998, Best of Big Red brought its unique product selection to Huskers via bestofbigred.com and in stores in 2010. Best of Big Red’s continued mission is to provide the best Husker products to fans all over the world.

5800 Arbor Rd. | (402) 464-5100 www.aardvarkantiquemall.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

ABESQUE VARIATIONS BB-3 701 P St. | (402) 438-6962 www.abesque.net Hours: Mon. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Distinctive boutique-gift shop and professional voice and piano studio. Boyd’s Bears, Glycerin Soaps, Candles, Metal Signs, Wizard of Oz, Pewter, Incense, Husker Items, CD’s, Laurie’s Kitchen Foods, and Home Decor. The Unusual for Everyone!

ANTIQUE CORNER COOPERATIVE CC-5

1601 S 17th St. | (402) 476-8050 www.antiquecornercooperative.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. The Antique Corner Cooperative, one of the best selections of quality antiques and collectibles in the Midwest. Thirty-one years, same location. Customers are amazed at the quality and volume of furniture, great smalls and collectibles. Stop by or visit the website.

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321 N 8th St. BB-3; 6891 A St., Ste. 105 L-5 (402) 435-0658 | www.bestofbigred.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

BURLINGTON ANTIQUES BB-3

201 N 7th St., Ste. B | (402) 475-7502 www.burlingtonantiques.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. Lincoln’s finest antique mall for over 29 years is open seven days a week. Glassware, china, pottery, jewelry, furniture, books, primitives, linens, quilts and much more!

C. MIDDLETON ANTIQUES I-3 1615 S 17th St. | (402) 477-1331 www.cmiddletonantiques.com Hours: Mon. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Tues. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.

C. Middleton Antiques wants to provide a relaxing and enjoyable shopping experience. Bring your friends and take your time to browse the antique store and find that special item for a gift or something new for your home decor. Feel free to enjoy a hot or cold beverage and a snack while you look. C. Middleton Antiques has it all from large to small.

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CEDAR HILL HOME AND HOLIDAY K-6

EDGE I-7

1501 Pine Lake Rd., Ste. 11 | (402) 328-0151 Hours: Mon. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Tues. – Wed. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

5500 Old Cheney Rd. | (402) 421-6119 Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. The Midwest’s largest and most complete source for unique home decor. Furniture, textiles, signs, wall art, industrial cupboards and shelves, lighting, candles, florals and a huge selection of seasonal décor, all displayed in cozy room settings, providing inspiration for your own home.

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EURASIA RUSSIAN STORE BB-3 809 P St., Ste. 102 | (402) 476-5420 Hours: Mon. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Closed Sun.

CHARLEY NOBLE I-5

1627 S 17th St. | (402) 742-6021 www.charleynoblestore.com Hours: Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. A shop that features hand poured candles, gifts, candies, as well as items made by local members of the community. Charley Noble also features custom pieces.

CITY CLOCK COMPANY INC. K-6 5651 S 48th St. | (402) 483-6363 www.cityclockco.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Special Holiday Hours

Third generation family business for over 60 years, this is Nebraska’s largest and finest retail clock store. The store features over 1,000 clocks for retail sales, as well as a full service repair department. Tours are available by appointment.

CONNER’S ARCHITECTURAL ANTIQUES BB-3 1001 L St. | (402) 435-3338 www.connersaa.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.

Conner’s Architectural Antiques has specialized in architectural artifacts and salvaged building items for over 40 years. The extensive inventory includes hundreds of light fixtures, stained glass windows, fireplace mantles, terra cotta ornaments, wrought iron gates and fencing, woodwork, trim, flooring and over 600 doors. Come and browse the showrooms.

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Women and Men’s clothing boutique. Carry the latest in name brands and bringing trends back from LA. Edge offers free alterations on denim jeans too!

DIGITAL TOUR AT HAYMARKETTOUR.ORG 2015

Request your Historic Haymarket brochure at 402-435-7496

COOL AND COLLECTED ANTIQUES I-6

3235 S 13th St. | (402) 435-1779 www.coolandcollectedantiques.com Hours: Tues. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.; Closed Mon. With latest trends for re-purposing and upscaling items of all types, Cool and Collected Antique Mall is the place to shop. Cool and Collected not only specializes in antiques, you will find vintage, retro, primitive and midcentury items. It’s not like any other antique mall in Lincoln!

COOPER & CO. INTERIORS K-6 4727 Cooper Ave. | (402) 904-8192 Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Closed Sun.

Cooper and Co. Interiors is a sister store to The Basket Bunch, a Lincoln home decor and gift shop since 2001. Cooper & Co. Interiors offers larger accent furniture, home decor accessories and gift items. Cooper & Co. Interiors also offers interior design services where they come into homes and help with the finishing touches to any room.

Think unique! Think Eurasia! Eurasia Russian Store has a unique variety of souvenirs, gifts, antiques, CDs, movies, icons, books, groceries and much more imported from Europe and Russia. And also Western Union, FedEx, DHL, USPS, Page Plus, Selectel, Boost and much more.

FOREVER FAITHFUL BB-3

321 N 8th St. | (402) 435-0662 www.foreverfaithful.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Forever Faithful was established in 2014 and designed to inspire women of all ages. Forever Faithful offers the newest trends at fantastic prices. Forever Faithful takes pride in exceptional customer service and aims to find the perfect purchase for every woman. All women are individual, unique and special in the eye of our Creator.

FOUR STAR CARD AND GIFT GALLERY K-6

5500 Old Cheney Rd. | (402) 434-7747 www.fourstargifts.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.; Extended hours in December Experience The Magic at Four Star Card and Gift Gallery, your stop for fine giftware and women’s fashion accessories. Choose from fashionable gifts like Pandora, Alex and Ani and Vera Bradley, to distinctive gifts from Precious Moments, and Jim Shore or Husker and Nebraska items. See for yourself why Four Star was voted Best of Lincoln for eight years.

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803 Q St. | (402) 476-2455 | www.fromne.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 6 p.m. Visit this shop for a true taste of Nebraska with food grown on the farm, like popcorn on the ear, ditch jellies and buffalo jerky. Wine tasting is available any time the shop is open. The plains of Nebraska will come alive for you with the books, t-shirts, local art and souvenirs about windmills, Sandhill cranes, prairie life and the Nebraska Huskers.

GATEWAY MALL K-4

6100 O St. | (402) 464-3196 www.shoppinggatewaymall.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 6 p.m. Lincoln’s largest enclosed shopping center offers four department stores (Dillard’s, Younkers, JCPenney, Sears) and an unparalleled selection of retail merchandise and dining options. Other amenities include: climate controlled shopping environment, children’s play area, family lounge restrooms, complimentary wheelchair rental, ATMs and lockers.

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HOME & CLOSET J-5

1356 S 33rd St. | (402) 474-5407 www.homeandclosetvintage.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Fri. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. Home & Closet is Lincoln’s largest vintage clothing and furniture store. The store stocks a constantly changing inventory of furnishings and clothing that are good-looking, functional and reasonably priced. Conveniently located on the corner of 33rd and B Street, Home & Closet is and excellent place to start your search!

HUSKER HEADQUARTERS

1120 P St.| (402) 438-8800 BB-3 Hours: Mon. – Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs. 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 56th & Highway 2 | 402-423-8805 K-7 Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 5100 N 27th St. | 402-438-8808 J-2 Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 6100 O Street (Gateway Mall) | 402-907-7116 K-4 Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. www.HuskerHeadquarters.com Specialty Collegiate Apparel & Gifts.

HUSKERS AUTHENTIC TEAM STORES BB-3

400 Pinnacle Arena Dr. (Southeast Corner) (402) 904-5700 | www.huskers.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 4 p.m.

KD DESIGNS BB-3

350 Canopy St., Ste. 120E | (402) 304-3039 www.kddesignsjewelry.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Fri. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 7 p.m. KD Designs is a boutique located in the Railyard (located inside the Public Market) featuring hand-crafted jewelry, a large charm station where you can build your own charm bracelets and necklaces, and locally made candles and soap, scarves, purses and more! 803 Q St., Ste. 300 | (402) 488-2230 www.LicoriceInternational.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Closed Sundays and Major Holidays

Visit this one-a-kind candy shop located in the Historic Haymarket district and experience a tasty trip down Memory Lane. Licorice International offers the largest selection of licorice in the U.S.A.--more than 160 types from 14 countries--plus chocolates, caramels and gourmet gummies. Free samples. Nationwide shipping.

LILYPADS K-7

4747 Old Cheney Rd., Ste. B | (402) 904-4506 www.lilypads4kids.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.

Husker Authentic is the official team store of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Adidas apparel, autographed memorabilia and team posters are available.

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Indigo is where people engage in meaningful conversation, where ideas are exchanged over a cup of directly-traded coffee or the community gathers over relevant issues. Indigo believes literature transforms minds and promotes activism. The staff personally curates a selection of thought-provoking, enlivening, educational and entertaining literature.

The Lincoln Running Co. is Lincoln’s oldest specialty running store, which opened in February of 1975 in beautiful downtown Lincoln. The Lincoln Running Co. has served runners, walkers and people that just want to be comfortable for almost 40 years.

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LICORICE INTERNATIONAL BB-3

LilyPads is an upscale consignment store that buys and sells new to gently used kids clothes (newborn-size 14), maternity clothes, baby equipment and furniture, toys, books, sportswear and dancewear at affordable prices.

701 P St., Ste. 102 | (402) 477-7770 www.indigobridgebooks.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 6 p.m.

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LINCOLN OLIVE OIL BB-3

201 N 7th St., Ste. 108 | (402) 477-6541 www.lincolnoliveoilshop.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m. Hours vary during holidays and Farmers Market Lincoln Olive Oil Shop features over 50 varieties of the finest aged Balsamic Vinegars from Modena, Italy and the freshest Extra Virgin Olive Oils from around the world. The store is set up in a free tasting bar so guests can taste each product and also features pasta, sauces, spices, many local products and gift basket options. They host monthly public cooking classes as well as private events with our Chef.

PAPER KITE K-6

4744 Prescott Ave. | (402) 488-0903 www.paperkitelincoln.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Closed Sun. Paper Kite is a cheerful, brick and mortar boutique located in the charming College View neighborhood in Lincoln, Nebraska. Catering to “baby, home, and her”, each of our thoughtfully selected goods are handmade by local artisans whenever possible. The perfect spot to find a beautiful gift for anyone!

1213 Q St. | (402) 474-4557 www.lincrunningcompany.com Hours: Mon. – Wed., Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.

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PATTINO SHOE BOUTIQUE K-6 3943 S 48th St. | (402) 484-4193 www.pattinoshoes.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 4 p.m.

Pattino is nestled in the lovely college view shopping district at 48th & Prescott Streets. This charming shoe store has established itself as Lincoln’s premier spot to experience beautiful and unique footwear, one-of-a-kind handbags and stunning jewelry pieces.

PLUM CREEK GIFTS K-2

4400 N 48th St., Ste. 1 | (402) 435-6940 www.plumcreekgifts.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Fri. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. (Seasonal) Noon – 4 p.m. Plum Creek Gifts is a one of a kind shop that features new, old and everything in between. Whether looking for country-theme home decor, fragrant candles, florals, accents, furniture or handmades from local artists, creative displays are a must see. Often called, Lincoln’s, “best kept secret,” Plum Creek Gifts is sure you’ll find just what you’re looking for!

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601 R St., Ste. 130 | (402) 328-3499 www.rocketfizz.com Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Fri. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Rocket Fizz, a soda pop and candy shop with a retro vibe, specializes in nostalgic candies, bottled soda pop and gift items. Rocket Fizz offers hundreds of different kinds of soda pops served in glass bottles, from classic root beer to the outrageous. An extensive assortment of saltwater taffy, chocolates, licorice and gag gifts are also featured.

SELECT STYLE K-6

3945 S 48th St. | (402) 484-0465 www.selectstylelincoln.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Select Style is a boutique for the modern woman located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Its sophisticated, approachable and unique take on style will appeal to women of all ages. The shop stocks collections unique to Lincoln and sourced from American, European and Australian designers.

STELLA COLLECTIVE CC-3

101 N 14th St., Ste. 7 | (402) 476-0028 www.shopstellacollective.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Sat. Noon – 5 p.m.

Stella Collective is a lifestyle boutique located in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska specializing in clothing, natural, modern, and vintage furniture. The curated shop is filled with unique home goods and items from both local artisans and artists abroad.

TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES LINCOLN BB-3

140 N 8th St., Ste. 125 | (402) 475-4122 www.tenthousandvillages.com/lincoln Hours: Mon. – Wed. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. 1 – 5 p.m. Non-profit, fair trade store whose mission is to create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term fair trading relationships. Ten Thousand Villages Lincoln sells handcrafted home decor, jewelry, personal accessories and more!

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THE BLACK MARKET CLOTHING EXCHANGE I-4 1033 O St. | (402) 475-1033 www.blackmarketlincoln.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 6 p.m.

Established in 2004, The Black Market Clothing Exchange buys new to gently used brand name and vintage men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. The Black Market Clothing Exchange expert buyers are always available to evaluate your clothing and answer any questions. The store is just minutes away from City Campus in the Golds Building at 11th & O St. BUY. SELL. TRADE.

144 N 14th St. | (402) 476-3432 www.postandnickel.com Hours: Mon. – Sat: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.

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4821 Lowell Ave. | (402) 488-3200 www.thebasketbunch.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.

Since 1966 the Post and Nickel has been one of the leading specialty stores in the Midwest. The Post and Nickel’s Nebraska stores in Lincoln and Omaha offer the finest in men’s and women’s clothing, sportswear and shoes, accompanied by a professional and insightful staff.

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Located in historic College View, The Basket Bunch houses a wide variety of home decor, housewares, gifts and much more! The Basket Bunch specializes in gift baskets and offer local delivery and nationwide shipping. The Basket Bunch prides themselves on customer service get inspired and would love to Lincoln’s premier shopping and help you with any dining destination. decorating dilemma 27th at Pine Lake Road or gift-giving need.

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7121 Pioneers Blvd., Ste. 120 | (402) 420-3040 Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Rachel’s Boutique is a full-line Brighton store. Brighton handbags, belts, jewelry, charms, frames, sunglasses and shoes. Rachel’s carries clothing for women of all ages, jewelry and accessories lines like: Joseph Ribkoff, Ivy Jane, Multiples, Blue Willis, Coobie bras.

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2295 S 48th St. | (402) 875-3924 Hours: Wed. – Fri. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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2910 Pine Lake Rd., Ste. Q | (402) 421-2114 www.southpointeshopping.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 6 p.m. One of Nebraska’s largest outdoor shopping centers features exquisite gardens, more than 50 stores, restaurants and movie screens plus exciting events and activities.

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THE SHOPPES AT PIEDMONT K-4 1265 S Cotner Blvd. www.theshoppesatpiedmont.com Check website for each shop’s hours In the 1950’s, the Shoppes at Piedmont was one of the first of its kind in the City of Lincoln. The building was built in 1956 and was renovated in 2014. The new enhancements create a dynamic center that is locally owned. The specialty shops, restaurant and cafe have a local flavor for the clientele in the neighborhood. Come visit today!

THREADS - FOOTLOOSE & FANCY Nebraska’s rich culture and Lincoln’s contribution to it are often taken for granted. The atmosphere is inviting and the community is keen to helping people reach their next goal. Those that live here recognize there’s a certain charm to the capital city that is found throughout the local arts scene, the flourishing restaurant industry and the relaxed pace of life. It has become a cultural hub that is curating greatness.

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1219 P St. CC-3 4131 Pioneer Woods Dr., Ste. 104 L-6 (402) 476-6119 | www.threadsfootloose.com Hours: Mon. – Wed. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 4 p.m. Brought to Lincoln in 1975 as one of the first Birkenstock stores in the nation, Footloose & Fancy has since become one of Lincoln’s premier specialty stores. The downtown location, Threads Footloose & Fancy, now includes clothing brands such as The North Face, Patagonia, LOLE, Kuhl, Prana and more. Both locations continue to provide Lincoln with stylish and comfortable shoe brands such as Birkenstock, Sperry, TOMS, UGG, Keen and much more. Footloose & Fancy is Lincoln’s local outdoor lifestyle footwear and apparel retailer.

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Lincoln’s largest antique Mall – Timeless Treasures on O Street has it all! 8,000 square feet displaying art glass, glassware, jewelry, porcelain, coins, pottery, primitives, furniture and so much more. Timeless Treasures on O Street also offers “Buy-Sell” consignment. Stop in today.

Vintage Village Antique Mall is located just a few blocks east of Downtown Lincoln. I-80 exit 403, south 4.5 miles, 3 blocks west. Vintage Village Antique Mall is an antique and collectibles mall with 5,000 square feet and over 50 dealers. Free Parking, open daily, dealers welcome. Great quality and selection with reasonable prices. New selections arrive every day.

1717 O St. | (402) 435-3303 www.timelesstreasuresonostreet.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.

TSURU CC-3

114 N 14th St. | (402) 435-8265 www.tsurushop.com Hours: Mon. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free spirited fashion as unique as you are. Tsuru carries Free People, Synergy Organics, TOMS bags, Good hYOUman and so much more! Add that extra something special with our amazing jewelry collection crafted right here in Nebraska.

URBAN RACK K-7

4815 Old Cheney Rd., Ste. C | (402) 904-8720 www.urbanrackclothing.com Hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.

2425 O St. | (402) 742-0063 www.vintagevillageantiquemall.com Hours: Sun. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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4333 S 70th St., Ste. 5 | (402) 489-5440 www.yourstrulylincoln.com Hours: Mon. – Wed. 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Yours Truly offers those special touches for your home and business. Lamps, mirrors, accent furniture and decorative mirrors. Yours Truly has all you need to make your home or business a reflection of your good taste. For those who love wonderful fragrances for home and bath, Yours Truly carries “Crabtree & Evelyn” and “Thymes” products.

Urban Rack is a hip and trendy consignment store which buys and sells new to gently used clothes, shoes and accessories for girls and guys. You can expect to find the most current styles and trends along with Husker apparel and active wear.

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6140 Havelock Ave. | (402) 466-6763 Hours: Mon. – Wed., Fri. 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thurs. 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Closed Sun. Vickeridge is a unique women’s clothing and accessory boutique for the “clothes you live in,” including sizes 8-24. We have been located “on the avenue” in Historic Havelock for over 47 years and have great customer service and curbside parking.

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5353 N 27th Street | 402-476-5353 www.countryinns.com/lincolnne

26 COUNTRYSIDE SUITES

6750 Wildcat Drive | 402-742-7575 www.countrysidelincoln.com

Sleep Inn & Suites | MainStay Suites

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27 FAIRFIELD INN AND SUITES

BY MARRIOTT

4221 Industrial Avenue | 402-476-6000 www.marriot.com/lnkfi

57 HAMPTON INN & SUITES

LINCOLN

7343 Husker Circle 402-435-4600 | 1-800-hiltons www.lincolnnortheasti80suites.hamptoninn.com

29 LAQUINTA INN

4433 N 27th Street 402-476-2222 | 800-531-5900 | www.LQ.com

68 MAINSTAY SUITES

2803 Folkways Avenue | 402-438-0222 www.mainstaysuites.com

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30 MICROTEL INN & SUITES 2505 Fairfield Street | 402-476-2591 www.microtel.com

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23 MOTEL 6

92 | www.Lincoln.org

6501 N 28th Street 402-435-2591 | 800-4motel6 www.motel6.com/lincolnne

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Complimentary Breakfast

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ACCOMMODATIONS

31 QUALITY INN & SUITES 7333 Husker Circle | 402-435-8100 www.Choicehotels.com/ne140

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28 RED ROOF INN

3939 N 26th Street | 402-477-1100 www.redroof.com/property/Lincoln/ne/ 68521-/RR1347

67 SLEEP INN & SUITES

2803 Folkways Avenue | 402-477-0645 www.sleepinn.com

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32 STAYBRIDGE SUITES

LINCOLN I-80

2701 Fletcher Avenue | 402-438-7829 www.staybridge.com/lincolni-80

66 TOWNEPLACE SUITES BY

MARRIOTT LINCOLN NORTH 7353 Husker Circle 402-323-2000 | 800-627-7468 www.marriott.com/lnkts

33 VALUE PLACE

2050 Fletcher Avenue | 402-438-7000 www.valueplace.com

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settle in. charge up. venture out.

42 AMERICAS BEST VALUE

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3001 NW 12th Street 402-475-3211 | 888-315-2378 www.americasbestvalueinn.com

Life on the road feels a little more lively at TownePlace Suites®.

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From $119/night 7353 Husker Circle Lincoln, NE 68504

40 COMFORT INN AIRPORT 1010 W Bond Street 402-474-1417 | 800-4CHOICE www.choicehotels.com

94 | www.Lincoln.org

To reserve your room, call 1-800-MARRIOTT or visit Marriott.com

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Rates are per room, per night. Limited availability. Not applicable to groups of 10 or more rooms and cannot be combined with any other offer or prior purchase.

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3200 NW 12th Street 402-475-9541 | 888-347-2276 www.choicehotels.com/Lincoln

1101 W Bond Street | 402-475-4971 www.travelodge.com

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2001 W O Street | 402-477-4488 www.daysinn.com

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44 HOWARD JOHNSON LINCOLN

3400 NW 12th Street | 402-475-1550

2920 NW 12th Street | 402-475-3616 www.knightsinn.com

35 LINCOLN LUXURY INN

2940 NW 12th Street | 402-475-2200

96 | www.Lincoln.org

2801 W O Street | 402-475-4921 www.choicehotels.com

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2635 W O Street | 402-476-8887

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36 KNIGHTS INN

48 RODEWAY INN

49 SUPER 8 WEST O LINCOLN

41 HORIZON INN

2901 NW 12th Street 402-474-5252 | 800-774-1500 www.horizoninnmotel.com

4808 W O Street | 402-475-4800 www.cobblerinn.com

46 DAYS INN & SUITES

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56 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

1101 W Commerce Way | 402-464-0588 www.hiexpress.com/Lincoln

45 COBBLER INN

64 HAMPTON INN

LINCOLN AIRPORT

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38 ECONOMY LODGE & SUITES

1055 W Bond Street 402-474-6465 | 800-774-1500 www.lincolnairport.hamptoninn.com

43 TRAVELODGE

37 ECONOLODGE

2410 NW 12th Street | 402-474-1311 www.economylodgeandsuites.com

Complimentary Breakfast

1301 W Bond Circle | 402-474-2080 www.countryinns.com/lincolnairport

1140 W Cornhusker Highway | 402-475-4511 www.choicehotels.com

34 QUALITY INN AIRPORT

39 COUNTRY INN & SUITES

BY CARLSON LINCOLN AIRPORT

Airport Transportation

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61 PRAIRIE CREEK INN BED

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2400 S 148th Street, Walton, NE 402-488-8822 www.pcibnb.com

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53 ROGERS HOUSE  

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2145 B Street 402-476-6961 | 877-220-8419 www.rogershouseinn.com

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7000 NW 27th Street | 402-470-6000 www.westviewbb.com

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54 WESTVIEW BED & BREAKFAST

Handicap Accessible

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Fitness Room

Airport Transportation

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Lincoln Hotel Group Welcomes You!

Experience five star quality and service at any of the following locations:

60 WUNDERROOST BED &

BREAKFAST

14817 S 25th Street, Roca, NE | 402-430-9130 www.wunderroost.com

Hilton Garden Inn Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket 801 R St. Lincoln, NE 68508 402.475.9000 haymarketdowntown.hgi.com

Conveniently located off I-80, just a mile from the Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK), the hotel provides easy access to Downtown and many Lincoln, NE attractions.

Staybridge Suites Lincoln Northeast

1501 N 86th St. Lincoln, NE 68505 402.484.6000 staybridgesuites.com/lincolnne

Pet-friendly • Heated Outdoor Pool • Business Center Fitness Center • Free High-Speed Internet • On-Site Parking Guest Laundry Facilities • Complimentary Airport Shuttle Complimentary, Hot Be Our Guest Breakfast Buffet 1300 SQ Ft of Meeting Room & Banquet Space WE WELCOME:

Sports Teams • Corporate • Family Travel Wedding Blocks • Reunions • Bus Tours • Graduations

1301 West Bond Circle

Lincoln, NE 68521

402.474.2080

CountryInns.com/LincolnAirport

Hampton Inn Airport

1055 W Bond St. Lincoln, NE 68521 402-474-6465 lincolnairport.hamptoninn.com

Comfort Suites East

331 N Cotner Blvd. Lincoln, NE 68505 402.325.8800 comfortsuites.com/hotellincoln-nebraska-ne118

Fairfield Inn & Suites 8455 Andermatt Dr. Lincoln, NE 68526

Opening Spring of 2016!

TOWER SQUARE

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