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Autumn Harvest Art Show Oct. 1-2 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

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LINCOLN – View work by nationally known artists from around the Midwest at the Autumn Harvest Art Show, scheduled for Oct. 1-2 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. This event, hosted by Prairie Images, will be held at the Peter Kiewit Lodge from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 1 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the following day. The works of art will include wildlife, landscape, cityscape, portrait, still life, Native American, Southwest, Americana and Impressionist paintings in …

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Become a Vendor at Eugene T. Mahoney Arts and Craft Show

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LINCOLN – Organizers of the River Valley Artisans and Craft Market, set for Nov. 5-6 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, are seeking vendors to display and sell handmade arts and craft items. This popular event, to be held at Peter Kiewit Lodge, offers vendors a unique opportunity to present their work to the public. Patrons can enjoy food at the Lodge Restaurant and start their holiday shopping with handmade gift options. Art from a wide variety of mediums is …

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Mahoney State Park to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

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LINCOLN – Help Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (SP) celebrate its 25th anniversary at a July celebration. On July 16, the park will host a celebration from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Activity Center Outdoor Pavilion. The event will feature live music, a rock climbing wall and a bounce house. Visitors can enjoy special prices on park activities at this event and in the weeks preceding it. In addition, the Lodge Restaurant at Mahoney will cater food and beverages …

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Road Work Scheduled on Exit to Mahoney and Platte River State Parks

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LINCOLN – Visitors who use Interstate 80 to enjoy Eugene T. Mahoney and Platte River state parks (SP) will encounter road construction at exit 426 this summer. The project will include both directions of Nebraska Highway 66 between 274th St., west of Mahoney SP, and E. Rock Creek Road, west of South Bend. This will include a lane closure on the interstate overpass with an 11-foot width restriction. Drivers should consider alternate routes to Mahoney SP to avoid the restricted …

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Toast Nebraska Wine Festival to Feature Local Bands, Unlimited Wine Samplings

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LINCOLN – Guests to the third annual Toast Nebraska wine festival, set for May 6 and 7 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, can expect a variety of entertainment, along with unlimited wine and hard cider samplings. Local bands, including Ro Hemple, Belles and Whistles, and the Bottle Tops, will be performing at the festival. There will also be a variety of food, and artisan and craft vendors. Wine education topics will include Wine Pinterest, Cheese and Wine Pairing, and …

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Enjoy Valentine’s Day at a Nebraska State Park

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LINCOLN – Enjoy Valentine’s Day at a Nebraska state park this winter. Valentine’s dining specials are offered at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (SP) on Feb. 12 – 14 and at Platte River SP on Feb. 13 – 14. In addition, Mahoney SP has a lodging discount on Feb. 11 and special Valentine’s packages available for those who reserve a cabin or lodge room between Feb. 11 and Feb. 14. Birds and Breakfast is the theme of the Valentine’s weekend …

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Check on Ice Conditions Before Discover Ice Fishing Clinic

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will post a notice Jan. 6 at 4 p.m. if ice conditions are deemed unsafe for an upcoming Discover Ice Fishing clinic. The clinic is scheduled for Jan. 9 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s CenturyLink Lake from 1 – 4 p.m. Six inches of ice is required to conduct this free clinic. Ice conditions will be determined Jan. 6. If necessary, a cancellation notice will be posted by 4 p.m. at …

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Discover Ice Fishing Clinics Scheduled in January

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LINCOLN – Learn the basics of ice fishing or pick up a few new tips at three free Discover Ice Fishing clinics in January. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host a clinic Jan. 9 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s (SP) CenturyLink Lake from 1 – 4 p.m. On Jan. 16, the Nebraska Fish and Game Association will host a classroom clinic at Yanney Heritage Park’s Environmental Resource Center in Kearney from 8 a.m. – noon. Following the …

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Enjoy Christmas Buffet at The Lodge

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LINCOLN – Enjoy the holiday with family and friends with a reservations-only Christmas buffet at The Lodge restaurant at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s Peter Kiewit Lodge near Ashland on Dec. 25. The Lodge will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and only the buffet will be available. The prices for the buffet of holiday favorites are $19.99 for adults and $9.99 for ages 3-10. To make a reservation, contact the park at 402-944-2523. A park entry permit …

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Eugene T. Mahoney State Park to Host Cornucopia of Crafts

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LINCOLN – Explore the world of crafts at Cornucopia of Crafts, Nov. 14 – 15 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland. Enjoy handmade crafts, food, jewelry, metal art, yard art, pottery and more. Event hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Nov. 14, including a silent auction, and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Nov. 15. A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.

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