Recycling products will be picked up TODAY!!!! The next pick up will be Wednesday, October 7, 2015 and every other Wedneday after that. This is for residential recycling ONLY. Regular garbage pick up will remain the same, every Tuesday. If you have extra recycling products in between pick up dates, recycling carts are available at the city shop.
Scarecrows are out. Be sure to come in and vote for your favorite.
Fall Fesitival is this Saturday, September 26, 2015. Lots of activities around town, so be sure to stop at the car show, vendor show, antique vintage/junk market, and/or heritage arts demonstrations. Also, Bloom Where You're Planted will start their 11th season on Saturday, so be sure to stop there too.
Our City Clerk for the past almost 30 years is retiring!!!
Kay's last day will be October 1st.
Open house from 8am-4pm with light refreshments.
Bloom Where You're Planted Farm's 11th Annual Pumpkin Festival
Sept. 26-Oct. 31 -- Fridays 1-6 p.m., Weekends 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
911-108th St., rural Avoca
New for 2015! Corn Hole, a fun Egg Race game, and a big John Deere combine you can climb into!
Other activities include hay rides, nature trails, farm animals, rubber duck races, bucking bronco barrel ride, corn pit, family-sized tire swing, hay climb and tunnel, dress-a-scarecrow, horse swings, agricultural exhibits, gourd tunnel, photo ops and more! Don't miss the barn full of seasonal gifts, tasty treats, antiques and TONS of pumpkins, or all of the yummy food from the Schoolhouse Cafe (serving smoked pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, nachos, ice cream, homemade pie and cookies, and coffee on the weekends).
Admission is $6.00 for ages 3 & up and includes all activities. Shop the barn or dine at the cafe without an admission charge.
Special events include Service Family Day Sept. 26, A.R.T. Fair with live music Oct. 3, Doggy Day Oct. 10, Country concert by McKenzie JaLynn and the Renegades Oct. 18, and Thanks-and-Giving Day Oct. 31. See our website, www.bloompumpkinpatch.com, or Facebook pages for full details.
At the Lofte
Acclaimed Matt Whipkey to Perform at the Lofte
Manley, NE [September 21, 2015] - The Lofte Community Theatre is adding a musical act to its 2015 schedule. Matt Whipkey is an Omaha native internationally renowned for his top-notch songwriting. He is also the winner of the 2013 Omaha Arts & Entertainment Award. He will be performing live on the Lofte stage on Saturday, November 14 at 7pm. Tickets are $15.
Mr. Whipkey has released several albums including his most recent, “Underwater.” He has also opened for popular acts including Dwight Yoakam. He’s scheduled to play at the Holland Center in 2016. This is your chance to see this phenomenal artist during his tour of the midwest.
The Lofte is located in Cass County near the town of Manley. Those interested in purchasing tickets may contact the box office at 402-234-2553 or visit Lofte.com.