New Nebraska Passport

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April 2-28/NEBRASKA CITY – At Arbor Lodge. Learn about the history and home of Arbor Day at the place where it all began! Dive into the history of this special event and see how its impact has grown since its founding in 1872. Discover how the Morton family celebrated each year through family journal entries. The display is included as part of the regular Arbor Lodge admission and self-guided tour.



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Through May 25/OMAHA – At the Durham Museum. What toys defined your childhood? Jump ropes? Star Wars® collectibles? Easy Bake Oven? Arcade games? Whatever your favorite toy was, you’re sure to find it in TOYTOPIA, a hands-on exhibition experience developed by Stage 9 Exhibits (who also brought us last spring’s hugely popular Hall of Heroes superhero exhibit!). Prepare to enter a treasure trove of toys that connects generations. From the earliest tin toys to the hottest trends, TOYTOPIA offers fascinating history and insights into the evolution of toys throughout the 20th century. For more information, visit


Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Performance" "


April 10/KEARNEY – 6 p.m. at Merryman Performing Arts Center. 65 million years in the making! Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides your family on a breath-taking tour that begins in pre-historic Australia. You’ll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazing life-like dinosaurs and other creatures in a theatrical performance that thrills and entertains kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that forever connect them to their world. Brought to life by a team of skilled puppeteers, DINOSAUR ZOO is so extraordinarily real you may want to run and hide-but don’t! Recommended for ages 6 to 96. Tickets are at

Professional Bull Riders’ Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour

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April 13/LINCOLN – 7-11 p.m. at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.  For one night only, some of the world’s best bull riders will battle the sport’s rankest bovine athletes, the ultimate showdown of man vs. beast, in one of the most exciting and unpredictable live sporting events to witness. The Velocity Tour broke and reset numerous attendance and competition records en route to its most successful season to date. Eventgoers will watch riders vie for crucial points in the race to be crowned the 2024 PBR Velocity Tour Champion. Tickets are available on

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