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Schoolhouse Fiddling Bee Results

Thirteen fiddlers from Auburn, Avoca, Bellevue, Lincoln, and Omaha, journeyed south on the 13-C spur to Avoca, Nebraska to participate in the 21st Annual Schoolhouse Fiddling Bee.  There were three categories of competition to show off the fiddlers expertise, talent, and humor in front of an appreciate audience.  Here are the results:
Open Division:
1st Place, Grace Dowd, from Lincoln
2nd Place, Lydia Regier, from Lincoln
3rd Place, Gabriel Marks, from Lincoln
Twin Fiddler’s Contest:
1st Place, Kathleen Brousek & Olivia York, from Bellevue
2nd Place, Emma & John Ackerman, from Auburn
3rd Place, Dorothy Marks & Grace Down, from Lincoln
Fee-Fi-Faux Fiddle Contest:
1st Place,  Grace Dowd, flutist from Lincoln
2nd Place, Patrick Marks, guitarist from Lincoln
3rd Place, Dorothy Marks, mandolinist from Lincoln
For information about next year’s Schoolhouse Fiddling Bee, and other events in The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, contact, or log on to their web-site (


Bloom Where You are Planted Farm

Pumpkin Festival



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Bloom Where You're Planted Farm's 13th Annual Pumpkin Festival Sept. 30-Oct. 29 Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. For a third year in a row we are keeping admission at $6.00/person! Ages 2 & under are free, and there's no charge to come shop the store and pumpkin barn or swing into the Schoolhouse Cafe for some yummy lunch or homemade fall treats. The pumpkins in the U-pick patch are looking GREAT and we're working hard to make sure everything on the farm is just perfect for you to create special memories with your family and friends this fall! Bloom Where You're Planted Farm & Pumpkin Patch, 911 108th St., Avoca, NE


From the Avoca Board of Trustees:

Reminder: Motorized vehicles are NOT allowed in Tefft park!!

The Fire Department recently had a scare with children driving a 4-wheeler and another on a mini bike.  Parents PLEASE be aware of where your children are and what they are doing.  This could have had a tragic ending.  Additionally, motorized vehicles ARE NOT allowed in the park.  Children under the legal driving age should not be driving these vehicles on the streets.


Cass County Recycle Trailer

For the past years Avoca has been fortunate to have a recycle trailer in the Village for all Cass County residents.  These trailers were purchased with grant money for the County.  We want to keep the trailer here. 

Your help is needed!  Garbage is being placed in the recycle trailer bins. If this continues, we may lose the trailer.  See the list below for items that are allowed. If you see someone putting items not allowed in the trailer, please report it to the Village Office so it can be addressed.

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The Avoca Library

Library Hours:

Tuesday 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday 9:30 - 10:30 am



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Community Sustaining Sponsor 2018

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Witte Physical Therapy Student of the Week

Riley Backemeyer

Elmwood Murdock High School

Student of the week


Keep Cass County Beautiful Fall Newsletter

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What else is happening in and around Cass County ?

Check out the following events...



2017 09 27 WW cemetery walk

WW Cemetary Walk


Intl Food Fall Fundraiser




Louisville Area Food Bank New hours beginning Sept. 7th

The Louisville Area Food Bank will be open on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 6-7 p.m.beginning on Sept. 7th.
The food bank is located in the First Christian Church 304 Main St. next to Copple's in Louisville.
Low income residents are welcome to come to the twice a month give away. Please bring a box to put items in.
This food bank is for residents of the Louisville Public School District.
Questions contact Pastor Cathy at 402-677-9606 or Pastor Bob at 402-234-2055.
The Louisville Area Food Bank is always looking for donations of food as well.


Cass County Extension Office Classes

December 4, 2017

Youve inherited a farm workshop flyer Dec 4 2017

Ag Land Mgt Workshop Dec 4 2017




Lofte Community Theatre

‘Boeing Boeing’ Ready for Take Off at the Lofte Theatre!



Manley, NE [October 2, 2017] -  The Lofte Community Theatre announces the opening of its Fall farce, Marc Camoletti’s fast-paced comedy, ‘Boeing Boeing!’  The production opens Saturday, October 14 on the Lofte’s main stage.

Set in the bustling1960s, Bernard is a swinging bachelor who has the world on a string:  a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses whom are all engaged to him at the same time without knowing about each other.  However, Bernard’s life encounters turbulence when his friend Robert comes for a visit and a new speedier Boeing jet throws off his carefully planned itinerary.  Catastrophe looms when all three stewardesses come into town simultaneously and friend Robert keeps forgetting what helpful lies he’s told to whom!

Starring in the show as the troubled Bernard is Doug Rothgeb of Omaha.  His best friend Robert is played by Robert Carrera of Bellevue.  The bevy of beautiful stewardesses are played by Aubree Sweeney of Plattsmouth, Brenna Thompson of Lincoln and Abigail Fletcher of Omaha.  Fan favorite Melinda Mead of Plattsmouth plays the bad-tempered housekeeper, Berthe.

Directed by Kevin Colbert, production dates are October 14, 15, 19-22 and 27-29.  Thursday through Saturday curtain times are 7pm. Sunday performances are 2pm matinees.  Tickets are $19 each and advance reservations can be made by calling the Lofte box office at 402.234.2553.


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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre!

Nov 3 & 4 at 7:00pm

Limited Seating! Make your reservations now.




Plattsmouth Public Library Events 

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DNA program 10 19 2017


Dave Wingert 10 27 2017

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October 28 - Larry Hansen & Friends

November 11 - Warren Brewer & Friends

November 25 - Plum Tuckered

December 9 - Christmas Show for Young Musician



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