A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County:

Movies at AMC Theater (Platte River Mall) – “Annabelle” “Midsommar” “Toy Story 4” “Pets 2” “Spiderman Far From Home” “John Wick 3” Schedule subject to change, see amctheaters.com.

 

Ongoing

Prairie Arts Center (416 N. Jeffers) – Tattoo/body art show through July. Artist reception, cocktail party, live music on Friday, July 5. 7-10 p.m.

Community Playhouse (301 E. Fifth) – July 8-21 – NPCP Children’s Theater Academy. Students prepare full-length musical and give two public performances. More info at northplattecommunityplayhouse.com.

 

Thursday, July 4

Sutherland – Fourth of July parade, 2 p.m., Sutherland Rodeo starts 7:30 p.m.

Sutherland Longhorn Bar – D.J. Bridwell Band.  9 p.m.-2 a.m. $5 cover. Drink specials.

Fort Cody Trading Post (221 Halligan Drive) – Music Series – Daniel Christian. $5. The Flatrock Irregulars open at 3 p.m. Daniel Christian at 4. Food & refreshments for sale.  Inclement weather location: Ramada Inn.

Maranatha Camp (16800 E. Maranatha Rd, Maxwell) – Independence Day celebration. Open at 2 p.m., cookout 5:30, show starts at 8. Cost $10 (4 and under are free).

Lincoln County Fairgrounds (5015 W. Rodeo Rd) – Annual 4th of July fireworks spectacular. 9 p.m.

Golden Spike Tower (1249 N. Homestead Rd) – Firework viewing at the Golden Spike Tower. Regular admission, open until 11 p.m.

 

Friday, July 5

River’s Edge Golf Club (1008 W. 18th) – St. Pat’s alumni & friends golf scramble 12:30 p.m. Check-in, 1 p.m.  Contac: Wendy Dodson, 308-534-5939.

Prairie Arts Center (416 N. Jeffers) – Tattoo/body art artist reception,  live music, cocktail party. 7-10 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 6

Platte River Mall parking lot (1000 S. Dewey) – North Platte Farmer’s Market every Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

NP Community Playhouse (301 E. Fifth) – Movie Mary Poppins, $5 adults & $3 for kids 12 and under. 3 and 7 p.m.

 

Wednesday, July 10

Downtown along Front St. — The fully restored 1941 Big Boy No. 4014 locomotive can be seen from the street.

Memorial Park splash pad (1000-1198 E. Fourth) – Pop with a Cop, join city and county law enforcement officers for a pop and conversation. Kids are welcome. Free popsicle for children.

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

 

Thursday, July 11

Fort Cody (221 Halligan Drive) — Live music by The Little Birds (bluegrass) at 6 p.m. Inclement weather location: Ramada Inn.

 

Friday, July 12

Ramada Inn — Platte River Cruise Night begins with cruising the ones 4-6 p.m. Social & registration, 6-9 p.m.

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

 

Saturday, July 13

Platte River Mall parking lot (1000 S. Dewey) – North Platte Farmer’s Market, every Saturday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Platte River Cruise (downtown) Vendors 9-3 p.m. Car & Motorcycle display 10- 3 p.m., Pin-up girl competition 11 a.m., Dyno Machine noon–2 p.m. Dance to live music at 9 p.m. classic rock by Easy Street – No charge.

Lincoln Co. Museum (2403 N Buffalo) – “No Time on My Hands”, the story of Grace Snyder. 2 p.m. Limited seats. Call 308-534-5640 to reserve seat.

NP Community Playhouse (301 E 5th St) – Movie. Mary Poppins Returns. $5 for adults & $3 for kids 12 and under. 3 and  7 p.m.

Maranatha Camp & retreat center (16800 E. Maranatha Rd) – Opening of Waterfront Days. $8 per person or $48 for a household of 6 or more.

Hitchin’ Post Saloon Brady, Ne. Bar & Grill, 110 N. Main St) – Poker Run for Bardet Beidl Syndrome. Registration at 10 a.m., Kickstands up at 11,  last bike back at the Hitchin Post by 4 p.m. Auction, BBQ and live bands.

Lincoln County Raceway (5015 W. Rodeo Rd) – Race day. Admission $10, kids 5 & under – free, Pit Pass $30. Gates open 5 p.m.

 

Sunday, July 14

Sutherland Legion Hall (130 S. Maple) – Breakfast at Sutherland Legion Hall, casual family. $6 for adults & children 6 & above. Children 5 & under eat free. Everyone invited, 9 a.m.

Pals Brewing Company (4520 S Buffalo Bill Ave) – Live music by Jumpin’ Kate, 2:30 p.m.