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Show your support for Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo Dec. 6

LINCOLN, Neb. – You have the opportunity to help families, youth and the public discover and enjoy outdoor recreation by supporting the Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo during the Give Where You Live fundraiser Dec. 6. For 24 hours, donors may give to the Expo, a free annual event held at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area showcasing Nebraska’s vast outdoor opportunities. With more than 50 hands-on activities to try, including fishing, archery, kayaking, camping and outdoor cooking, the Expo allows people …

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Roosevelt impersonator part of Fort Kearny Expo heritage encampment area

LINCOLN, Neb. – A Teddy Roosevelt impersonator appearing May 13 at the Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo is funded by a grant from Humanities Nebraska (HN) and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. This impersonator will be just one component of a heritage encampment area at the Expo. The encampment area is an official event of the Nebraska sesquicentennial celebration. Other encampment activities will include outdoor heritage bingo, sample cast-iron Dutch oven food, and watching blacksmithing and hide tanning. The annual Expo, to …

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Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo Offers Free Outdoor Activities for All

LINCOLN – Youth, families and anyone else interested in trying kayaking, archery, fishing and many other outdoor activities are invited to attend the free Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo on Saturday, May 9 at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area near Kearney. This annual event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is designed to give people of all ages the chance to try a variety of outdoor activities at no cost under the guidance of trained outdoor educators. …

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