Category: Recreation & Leisure

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Lincoln’s Local Wine

By Jim Ballard Over the last 20 years there has been an explosion of wineries across the United States. From 1995 to 2015 the number of wineries has increased from around 1,800 to nearly 8,500. Nebraska has mirrored the surge...

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The Nature Center

by Lindsay Esparrago Andrea Faas dedicated 10 years to working as a naturalist in environmental education before the opportunity to work at the Pioneers Park Nature Center took her by surprise in 2004. Now she tackles the responsibilities of Nature...

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Lincoln’s Best Walks

By Becky Seth Lincoln is such a walk-able city, where scenic parks, paths and trails abound. If you love short runs or walks, or to just ramble in and around the city, writer and naturalist Becky Seth compiled a list...

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The Big Annual Events of Lincoln

The Cornhusker State Games For the 2015 season, the the Cornhusker State Games  will be incorporated into the State Games of America, which will take place in Lincoln. The Cornhusker State Games bring athletes of every age and ability together...

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Star City Attractions

Whether you are a visitor or a resident, Lincoln offers some unique attractions that educate, entertain—and inspire some unexpected oohs and ahs. University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall One of the region’s top natural history museums, the University...

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2015 State Games of America in Lincoln

by Dave Mlnarik The 2015 State Games of America, featuring competition in more than 60 sports for athletes of all ages and abilities, roars into Lincoln July 28 – Aug. 2. Nebraska Sports Council officials expect the biennial event to...

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Memorable Summer Concerts at Pinewood Bowl

by Sriyani Tidball Every summer Lincoln adds a unique series of at least six summer concerts to Lincoln’s already full schedule of musical performances. Traditionally, the Pinewood Bowl hosted one local musical each summer, but starting in 2012, six hugely successful summer...