Category: Recreation & Leisure

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The Cornhusker State Games

by Dave Mlnarik The Cornhusker State Games, held annually in mid-July, is one of the nation’s largest multi-sport athletic festivals with some 70 different sports conducted at more than 50 different venues, primarily in Lincoln and the surrounding area.  An...

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There’s Always Baseball

by Brian Rosenthal A warm, late August evening at Haymarket Park should feature the sound of bats cracking, the sight of an immaculate, green field and the smell of hotdogs, all while the Lincoln Saltdogs entertain their fans with America’s...

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Rococo Theatre

Located in the historic Stuart Building in the heart of downtown Lincoln, the Rococo Theatre is an elegant and unique venue for concerts, parties, weddings and other events. The Rococo opened in 1929 as the Stuart Theatre presenting movies and...

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Morrill Hall

Archie, the sculpture in front of Morrill Hall is named for the tallest mammoth mounted on exhibit in the world—and part of the museum’s original collection.

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Festivals

The annual two-day music festival, Zoofest, hosted by The Zoo Bar on 14th and P streets, is a celebration of live national, regional and local music in downtown Lincoln for over 20 years.

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Lincoln’s Excellent Wine

by Jeff Korbelik A scream pierces through the night at James Arthur Vineyards. The guest of honor has been murdered and now it’s up to those in attendance at the winery to determine “who dunnit.” Since opening in 1997, JAV...

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Go Outside

Lincoln’s Parks and Trails by Julie Nichols Miles of Trails Known as a bike-friendly city, Lincoln offers 25 trails, offering riders anything from urban commuter tracks and neighborhood loops to challenging long treks through natural landscapes.  As 2020 brought more...

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More Performing Arts

The performing arts in Lincoln continue to grow—chamber music, jazz, ballet, comedy. Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra Founded in 1927, Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra presents inspiring programs that encourage the Lincoln community to discover and cultivate a deep personal connection with live symphonic...

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Lincoln Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts

Lincoln is the state capital and home to a major university, but it still has that welcoming, small-town spirit. Visitors from all over the world enjoy its friendly people, culture and lively nightlife—including the flowers and butterflies at the Sunken...