Category: Recreation & Leisure

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Cheetahs in Lincoln

by Sarah Wood In July of 2020, guests raced to meet the newest additions to Lincoln Children’s Zoo! Three cheetahs now call the Zoo home—Sita, Saba, and Nane are sisters and part of the well-known Bingwa Bunch from St. Louis....

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Lincoln Golf

by Ken Hambleton “Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.’ —William Wordsworth Standing on the 12th tee at Holmes Golf Course, looking to the west, there is a unique view of the Nebraska State Capitol and...

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Lincoln’s Farmers Markets

by Tegan Colton When Kevin Loth and Charuth Van Beuzekom left California to start a farm outside Lincoln, Nebraska, they had no idea how they were going to make it work. It was 1996, and their vision for running an...

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County Fairgrounds

$7 Million in Improvements Draws National Events to Lincoln’s already popular County Fairgrounds The recent completion of $7 million in grounds improvements has put Lancaster Event Center fairgrounds (LEC) on the map as a national-event-fairgrounds-style venue drawing in the National...

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Music and Diversions

Discovering evenings out in Lincoln by Cynthia Peterson For many, nightlife means the sounds of music and good company.  “Lincoln is now fortunate to have multiple spaces for small acts, to big names who attract thousands to the Pinnacle Bank...

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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...