Welcome to the Avoca, Nebraska community website!

Stop on by and check out some of our local events as we head in to the unofficial start of Summer.

 

 The Avoca Library Events

Library Hours:

Tuesday 2:00 - 5:00 pm*
Saturday 9:30 - 10:30 am
 *extended Summer hours!*

A little something for the adults... Stretch the Night Away

 

A little fun for kids of all ages every Tuesday at 2:00pm.

Here is what is in store for June...

Kids Surprise 1

 

Sculpting by Toni

 

 Story Time Crafts fixed

Crafts A Movie

 

Fiddle Camps in Nebraska

Registration is now open for the 2017 Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse
 504 Garfield St., Avoca, Nebraska
 
Deborah Greenblatt, championship fiddler, author of many fiddle collections, will help the campers get in touch with their inner fiddler. The course of study during the Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps will be designed specifically for the individual campers who sign up.
 
The June Camp (June 12 - 16) is for folks who consider themselves beginners. 
The July Camp (July 10 -14) is for folks who consider themselves intermediate or advanced. 
Enrollment is limited to 10 fiddlers for each week, so that everyone will get individual attention.

$60.00 fee for 1 day.
$110.00 fee for 2 days. ($55 per day)
$150.00 fee for 3 days. ($50 per day)
$180.00 fee for 4 days. ($45 per day)
$200.00 fee for 5 days. ($40 per day)

For more information, e-mail Deborah at debby@greenblattandseay.com.

To register on line, log on to: http://www.greenblattandseay.com/schoolhouse_fiddle_camp.shtml

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Avoca's Yard of the Week

Congratulations!

 Yard of the Week

Need a little help with your landscape?

If so, contact: The Garden Fairy
Janine Cruz
Horticulture student at MCC
Clean up and soft scape planting
Call (402)-297-4441 or 275-3767.
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Granny Lisa's Glass Flowers
 
If your looking for that one of a kind gift come on by Avoca's local gift shop!
Open 6 days a week
10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Closed Sundays.
Call 402-275-3292 for an appointment.
Prices:
$25.00 for the glass flowers to hang on a nail or a sheppards hook
$38.00 dollars for the glass flowers on a green fence post.
$48.00 for all others

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Local businesses looking for you:

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2017 05 24 BVR LK jobs

 

 NE Masonic Home Help Wanted

 

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 What else is happening in and around Cass County?

Check out the following events...

  

Amphians

 

Garden Walk

 

5 Outdoor Skills 2017

 

6 Balance in your Basket 2017

 

2017 oozeball flier

 

 2017 05 24 MFF CAR SHOW FLIER 1

 

2017 05 31 rvsd LSV LTD LCM schedule

 

 

SRP Poster Weekly 2017

Wild Birds Marge Knudsen

SRP Poster Daily 2017

 

 

 

Springfield Days Agenda 2017

 

Springfield KickBall Tournament 2017  Springfield SoftBall Tournament 2017

 

 

5K FUN RUN/WALK

The Freedom Festival 5K is a fun run for all ages.

The route takes you around our small village.

PREREGISTER by JUNE 15, 2017, to RECEIVE a 5K T-SHIRT!

You may still register after that date and even the day of the race, July 4, 2017,

(starting at 7 a.m.), however you are not guaranteed to receive a t-shirt .

Start time is 8 a.m. at Young Memorial Park in Murray, NE.

For more information click here or go to

www.MurrayFreedomFestivalNE.com

Email: murrayfreedomfestival@gmail.com

Funded in Part by Cass County Tourism

www.visitcasscounty.com

 

Meanwhile...at The Lofte Theatre...

“The Man Who Came to Dinner”
 
(Manley, NE)  The Lofte's second production of the year takes us back to small-town Ohio in the 1930s.  Sheridan Whiteside ("Sherry" to his friends) is a famously outlandish New York City radio personality who has been invited to dine at the home of the well-to-do Stanley family.  But disaster strikes before he enters the house.  Whiteside slips on the ice and injures his hip!  
What started out as a one-night event soon turns into a month-long convalescence.  Confined to the house, Sherry drives his hosts mad by viciously insulting them, monopolizing their house, running up large phone bills, and receiving many bizarre guests, including paroled convicts.  
 
This classic American script has enjoyed several revivals on Broadway and the London stage and was made into a feature film in 1942 starring Bette Davis, Jimmy Durante and Monty Woolly.   
 
Ken Snyder of Elmwood is playing the irascible Sheridan Whiteside.  He is joined on stage by Brenda Jones (Louisville) and Tim Sorensen (Elmwood) playing his hosts, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley.  Rosalie Duffy (Lincoln) and Doug Rothgeb (Omaha) play the star-crossed Maggie Cutler and Bert Jefferson. Rounding out the cast are Dustin Reckling (Louisville), Jean Wymore (Syracuse), Jessica and Rita McKinney, Ken Patry and Trish Miller (Omaha), Cheryl and Will Jones (Manley), Tom Lucas (Papillion), Jeff Johnston (Elmwood), Mike Brown (Firth), Jim Skrobo (Elkhorn), Aubree Sweeney and Millard Carnes (Plattsmouth),  Guillermo Rosas (La Vista), Zeke Rouse (Murray), Brenna Thompson, Nick Roth (Lincoln), John Bell and Dan Roberg (Omaha) and Shawn Reynolds (Bellevue).  The production is directed by Kevin Colbert.
 
Man Dinner
  Front, Brenda Jones, Aubree Sweeney, Ken Snyder.   Back, Doug Rothgeb, Tim Sorensen, Trish Miller and Rosalie Duffy.  
 
"The Man Who Came to Dinner" runs June 2-4 and 8-11.  
Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances are at 7pm.  
Sunday performances begin at 2pm.  
Those interested in tickets may call the box office at 402-234-2553 or visit Lofte.org for online purchasing.
 All seats are reserved and ticket price is $19.
 

 Lofte Auditions

 

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