A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County:

Movies at AMC Theater (Platte River Mall) – “Creed 2” “The Grinch” “Ralph Breaks the Internet” “Windows” “Instant Family” “The Crimes of Grindelwald.” Schedule subject to change, see amctheaters.com.

Ongoing

Prairie Arts Center (416 N. Jeffers) – Black And White art show, traveling show – best of the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs. Open Tues-Sat, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cody Park (1601 N. Jeffers) — Santa’s Workshop & Winter Wonderland. Animatronic displays and events such as hayrack rides, sleigh rides, Santa, kiddie rides, music and concessions.

Lincoln County Historical Museum (2403 N. Buffalo Bill Ave.) — Christmas Light Display, drive through the museum grounds weekend evenings after dark to see beautiful lights created by volunteer individuals, organizations and businesses. 6–9:30 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through Dec. 24.

Lincoln County Fairgrounds (5015 W. Rodeo Road) — Drive through the museum grounds any evening after dark to see beautiful light displays.  6–10 p.m.

 

Thursday, Dec. 6

Neville Center (301 E. 5th.) – Downtown Christmas Kids Fest, carriage rides, roast s’mores on street. Indoor games and activities. Visit with Santa. 4-7 p.m. No charge.

Golden Spike Tower (1249 Homestead Rd.) – Christmas displays: Around the World. 10-5 p.m.

 

Friday, Dec. 7

Buffalo Bill Park (2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Rd) — Ribbon cutting Christmas at the Cody’s, 5 p.m. Tour mansion and barn; hay rack rides, caroling, cookies, cider. 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Maranatha Camp & Center (16800 E Maranatha Rd) — Skate night, roller skates for the whole family, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Single session $6 per person, ages 4 & under are free. Fast passes available.

 

Saturday, Dec. 8

Sandhills Convention Center (2102 S. Jeffers) — Nebraska Compulsory State Gymnasts meet, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Levels 2, 4, 5. Admission $10 adults/ $5 children 5-12.

Golden Spike Tower (1249 Homestead Rd.) — Christmas around the World displays. 10-5 p.m.

Platte River Mall (1000 S. Dewey St) — Farmer’s market, indoors, 10-3 pm.

First Christian Church (220 N. Vine) — Christmas boutique, crafts, vendors, bake sale, rummage sale. Sloppy joe or hot dog meal $5.

First Presbyterian Church (1901 W. Leota) — Holiday tables & style show, 11:30 a.m.

North Platte Area Children’s Museum (314 N. Jeffers) — Christmas party with special guest appearance. Bring cameras. Regular admission/members free.

 

Sunday, Dec. 9

Sandhills Convention Center (2102 S. Jeffers) — Nebraska Compulsory State Gymnasts meet 8-2 p.m. Levels 3. Admission $10 adults/ $5 children ages 5-12.

Golden Spike Tower (1249 Homestead Rd.) — Christmas displays: Around the World. 10-5 p.m.

The Bar (101 W. First, Hershey) — Christmas bake sale, proceeds benefit the local food pantry. 4 p.m.

 

Monday, Dec 10

Lincoln County Historical Museum( 2403 N. Buffalo Bill Ave.) — Spaghetti feed fundraiser, join Ms. Tourism & Ms. Advocate at spaghetti feed, 5-7 p.m. Free-will donation, Ms. Habitat Calendars – $15.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Harvest Christian Fellowship, 1501 S. Dewey) — Harvest Community Christmas Dinner, free dinner with entertainment through the afternoon.

Senior Center (901 E. 10th) — Dance to Lou Kraus. 7-9:30 p.m., $5. Bring finger food.

Golden Spike Tower (1249 Homestead Rd.) — Christmas displays: Around the World. 10-5 p.m.

 

Thursday, Dec.13

Downtown North Platte (Dewey St.) — Light up the Bricks — downtown Christmas parade, 5:30 p.m.

 

Friday Dec. 14

North Platte Recreation Center (1300 McDonald Rd) – Christmas party for pre-school children from 9-11 a.m. $1/child, games, playtime, prizes & a visit from Santa. Parents must supervise children.

North Platte Area Children’s Museum (314 N. Jeffers) —Kid’s Night Out, please RSVP your kiddo, fun evening, light dinner for your kiddo. $15 or $8 for museum members.

Espresso Shop (419 N. Dewey) — Open Mic Nite, 7-9:30 p.m. $2 donation appreciated. Food and refreshments on sale at counter.

 

Saturday, Dec. 15

Platte River Mall (1000 S. Dewey) — Farmer’s Market, indoors, 10-3 p, m.

Lincoln County Fairgrounds (5015 W. Rodeo Rd) — Holiday Cookie & Ornament Decorating Workshop, 4-6 pm. Free will donation with all proceeds going to the Lincoln County Fair.

The Rock Church (2001 West A) — Christmas Dessert Comedy Jonnie W, musical comedy, he brings in the laughter over some treats, check his website – www.jonniew.com. 5:30 p.m.

D&N Event Center (501 E. Walker) — AWA Title Championship Wrestling, 7:30 p.m. Golden Ringside $45. Ringside $27. Reserve Tables (seats 5-6) $300. General $13, $6 children; $15 on day of the event.