A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County:

Movies at AMC Theater (Platte River Mall) –  “Long Shot” “Ugly Dolls” “Pokemon Detective Piachu” “Poms” “Avengers: Endgame” Schedule subject to change, see amctheaters.com.

Ongoing: Prairie Arts Center (416 N. Jeffers) – Main gallery display: Art and Culture of Japan, by Katsumi Kato, a master potter from Japan. Open Tues-Sat each week, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Thursday, May 9

NP Community Playhouse (301 E. Fifth) – 2018 Canteen Revival. Documentary film about North Platte’s generosity. Admission by donation. $5 per person suggested. 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Canteen exhibit at the Lincoln County Historical Museum.


Friday, May 10

Prairie Arts Center (416 N. Jeffers) – Prairie Arts Center Herb Market, 9 a.m. Herbs, garden art, baked goods, pottery, plants on sale. Tickets for a hand-painted bench on sale, $2 each or 3 for $5.

Kelsey’s Place (219 Rodeo Rd) – Live music, 2 bands, Thirteen Nails & Slantpiece, heavy metal to hardcore punk. $5 Cover.  9-close.

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


Saturday, May 11

Prairie Arts Center (416 N. Jeffers) – Herb Market continues, 9 a.m.

Maniohuta Archers (204 Pheasant Run Rd) -Maniohuta Archery, outdoor 3D shoots and a novelty/fun shoot. For more info, contact Rob Smith at 308-530-1249.


Sunday, May 12

Sutherland Legion Hall (130 S. Maple St) – Breakfast at Sutherland Legion Hall, family breakfast. Donation requested $6. Children 5 and under free. 9 a.m. Hosted by Sutherland Future Business Leaders of America to help send their qualifiers to Nationals.

Pals Brewing Company (4520 S Buffalo Bill Ave) – Juke Box Hero, live music 2:30 p.m.


Wednesday, May 15

Senior Center (901 E. 10th) — Dance to country music by Ray Mullen. 7-9:30 p.m., $5. Bring finger food.


Friday, May 17

River’s Edge Golf Club (1008 W 18th St) – Flatrock Classic 4-person scramble, contact: 308-532-7550

Kittle’s Music (104 E. 5th) – Monthly bluegrass open jam, bring guitar, banjo, mandolin or anything you see fit to play. 5 p.m. until the last note is played. No charge.

The Espresso Shop (419 N Dewey St) – Live music by Nick and Luke of NYC and Baltimore. Blue Swing will open the show. $5 requested. 7:30-10 p.m.

NP Rec Center (1300 McDonald Rd) – Teen night, live DJ,  basketball courts, pool & more for middle & high school students. $5 per student. Some refreshments available for $1 each.


Saturday, May 18

NP Community Playhouse, 301 E 5th St) – Ocean of Grass: Life on a Sandhills Ranch, film about Nebraska ranching and ranchers, $5 for adults, $3 for kids 12 & under. 3-9 p.m.

Lincoln County Raceway (5015 W Rodeo Rd) Raceday. $10. Kids 5 & under free, Pit pass $30. Gates open 5 p.m.

Golden Spike Tower (1249 N. Homestead Rod) – Twilight Tours at the Golden Spike Tower, 7-11 p.m.

Cody Park (1401 N. Jeffers) – Fundraiser 4 Grady 2019, men’s slow-pitch softball tournament. Day 1.


Sunday, May 19

Cody Park, (1401 N. Jeffers) – Fundraiser 4 Grady 2019, men’s slow-pitch softball tournament, Day 2.

Pals Brewing Company (4520 S Buffalo Bill Ave) – Live music by Nate Bockus, 2:30-5:30 p.m.