5th Annual Potter Car Bowl @ Potter
Jun 29 all-day

Rev-up your engines and race over to Potter, Nebraska June 29 for the fifth annual Potter Car Bowl.

Friday June 28th is pre-registration, burgers, family comedy show, street concert and fireworks.

Saturday June 29th enjoy the Car show, BBQ, beer, wine, auctions, craft show, pine wood derby, duckpin bowling, live music by the Juke joint cruisers and food vendors!… Fun for the whole family!

The Potter Car Bowl!

Check us out Lincolnhighwaycruisers dot com for registrations and event information or call 308-207-5908

Mitchell Concert In The Park @ Mitchell
Jun 29 all-day

Mitchell’s Concert in the Park

Saturday June 29th  Centennial Park – Mitchell

Early Morning 5K Walk/Run

Park Activities start at 12:00 pm

Music from Local Bands

Food/Craft/Home Business Vendors

Chili Cook Off

Kid Zone

Ice Cream Social

Talent Show

Pie/Watermelon Eating Contests and much more

Sponsored by About Time Clockmaking

All profits will go to help families in Niobrara NE to recover from
the recent floods.

Sofia’s Fight Motorcycle Run
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am

Benefit Poker Run for Sofia’s fight against cancer.  Sunday, June 30th.  Signup at 9:00am at Goonies in Scottsbluff.  Ride begins at 10:30am and will end at the Union Bar in Gering

3rd Annual Celtic Gathering
Jun 30 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Have a grand time at the 3rd Annual Celtic Gathering at Five Rocks Amphitheater Friday evening, and all day Saturday and Sunday.

5-9pm Friday, Saturday 9:30am-8pm. Sunday 9:30am -5pm

$5.00 for a weekend pass.  18 and under are free.

Enjoy Celtic culture and traditions

  • Bagpipes
  • Irish music
  • Scottish Influenced Folk and Punk Rock
  • Renaissance Scotts Villlage
  • View a Battle Charge, See Wool Spinning, Shot at Bow
  • Interactive Family Activities
  • WhIskey tastings, food and fun for all ages
  • For more information 800 788 9475   or
Theatre West presents: “Shrek the Musical” @ WNCC - Scottsbluff
Jun 30 @ 2:00 pm

Theatre West presents its second production of the season, Shrek the Musical.

Production runs June 27, 28, 29 July 5 and 6th at 7:30 with a 2pm matinee on June 29, 30 and July 6th. Matinee’s are dress up days! We encourage audience members to attend dressed as their favorite character from the show.

For tickets call the box office at 308-635-6193 or online at

Theatre West Garden Walk @ Morrill, Gering, Scottsbluff
Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

27th Annual Theatre West Garden Walk is Sunday June 30th.

The self guided Twilight Tour runs 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

6 area gardens are featured in Morrill, Scottsbluff and Gering

Advance Tickets are $15.00,     Day of Event are $18:00.

Tickets and maps available at:

  • Theatre West Box Office at WNCC
  • Gering Garden Center
  • ABC Nursery
  • Compliments
  • The Mixing Bowl
  • Peaceful Prairie Nursery – Mitchell
  • Great Gardens – Torrington
“Avengers Endgame” @ Historic Midwest Theater
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm

The Historic Midwest Theater announces the film “Avengers:Endgame” will show this weekend June 28-30.

Movie Synopsis: Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers — Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner — must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos — the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe.

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 3h 2min

Sunday, June 30th 1:30pm

Minatare-Melbeta VFD Fireworks Show @ Minatare
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm

Minatare-Melbeta Volunteer Fire Department will hold its second annual fireworks show fundraiser Sunday, June 30th in downtown Minatare.

Activities start at 7:30pm   join and meet your fire fighters for dinner and enjoy the fireworks at dusk.  Donations are welcome!

(Note:  There will not be a fireworks show in Gering this year)

Donate used durable medical equipment
Jul 1 all-day

Let Independence Rising give your extra, gently used durable medical equipment a home.

Your donation allows Independence Rising to rent durable medical equipment to individuals who have a disability or are recovering from illness or surgery. This assistive equipment provides essential support necessary for individuals to live independently in the community. Equipment rents for $10/per item for 4 months.

They are currently in need of manual wheelchairs; slide boards & tub/shower transfer benches.

Please contact Jamie Schweda @ Independence Rising 308-633-7025

Knights of Columbus Bingo @ KC Hall
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Knights of Columbus would like to remind everyone that Monday night is Bingo night.  Doors open at 5:00 pm, and the games start at 7:00 pm.  Burgers, hotdogs, and other snacks are available for purchase.  All proceeds also go to help fund local charities. 
The Knights Hall is at 1719 1st Avenue in Scottsbluff.
Mosquito Spraying @ Gering and Terrytown
Jul 2 all-day

The City of Gering will begin spraying for mosquitoes on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.  Spraying will continue every Tuesday and Thursday evening; weather permitting, for the remainder of the mosquito season.

The City of Terrytown has contracted with the City of Gering for mosquito spraying on Tuesdays in residential areas, in the parks and along trails.

If you have any questions please call Casey Dahlgrin at 308-436-5096.


Forsberg exhibit on display at Wildcat Hills @ Wildcat Hills Nature Center
Jul 2 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 A traveling photography exhibit by renowned nature photographer Michael Forsberg of Lincoln is on display at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center at Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area through Aug. 20.

The Wildcat Hills Nature Center is open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is open to the public free of charge, but a Nebraska park entry permit, available for purchase at the center or online at, is required for vehicles entering the park.


Smith to Hold Mobile Office @ Bridgeport
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Congressman Adrian Smith will meet constituents of the Third District during a mobile office on Tuesday, July 2, in Bridgeport.

 A mobile office allows constituents to meet directly with Congressman Smith about federal issues and take advantage of the constituent services available through his office.

Morrill County Courthouse

606 L Street, Bridgeport, NE

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (MDT)

Pepsi #CashWall Cash Stop @ Discount Fireworks
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pepsi #CashWall Cash Stop @ Taco Johns in Scottsbluff
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Juvenile NA/AA Meeting
Jul 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Valley Youth Connections is hosting a Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting.  This is a 17 and under closed group.

Snacks and refreshments available.  The NA/AA group will have a meeting every Tuesday from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at Valley Youth Connections, 29 S. Beltline Hwy West.

(Former Furniture Tech Building)

Gering City Band Concerts
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm

The Gering City Band have begun their annual “Concert In the Park” series at Gering’s Legion Park.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the band, directed by Randy Raines.  Admission is free.

A special concert will be performed on Tuesday July 2nd, featuring patriotic works and songs celebrating Independence Day.  This concert will also be performed at Legion Park.

The City Band will then perform at Five Rocks Amphitheater on Friday, July 12 for their annual Oregon Trail Days concert.

The Band will then return to Legion Park for their final summer concert on Thursday, July 18th.

All concerts begin at 7:30 pm

Pepsi #CashWall Cash Stop @ Fireworks Unlimited
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4th of July Holiday Closures
Jul 4 all-day

Independence Day is celebrated Thursday, July 4th.  All federal, state, and local government offices will be closed.  The U.S. Stock and Commodity Markets will not trade.  The U.S. Postal Offices will be closed, regular mail will not be delivered.

The City of Scottsbluff Sanitation Department announces Thursday’s trash and yard waste will be picked up on Wednesday (7/3/19) Friday trash and yard waste pickup will remain normal.

City of Gering Residential and Commercial trash collection normally collected on Thursday will be collected on Friday, July 5th, after Commercial and Residential customers that are normally collected on Wednesday.

The City of Kimball Library and Landfill, will be closed in observance of the Independence Day Holiday on Thursday the 4th.

Exhibit: “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Jul 4 all-day

Scotts Bluff National Monument’s Centennial Exhibit will be on display at the Legacy of the Plains Museum this summer.

The exhibit titled “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” will be open to the public starting Thursday, May 9th, through September.

Showcasing the vast history and culture at Scotts Bluff National Monument, the exhibit will feature an original soap box derby car, an adobe brick made by the Civilian Conservation Corp in the 1930’s, historical photographs, interpretive displays and the William Henry Jackson prints originally housed in the Visitor Center, which is undergoing a major renovation and expansion project.

The centennial exhibit will be free and open to the public.  Regular museum admission is required for the main gallery.

Legacy of the Plains Museum is open Monday through
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information about Scotts Bluff National Monument, please call 308-436-9701, visit or Facebook at