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Mahoney State Park to Host Thanksgiving Buffet

LINCOLN – Share a Thanksgiving buffet Nov. 27 with friends and family at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s Mahoney Grille. The menu includes prime rib, maple sugar glazed ham, roasted turkey, fresh fruit and cheese, bread, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, stuffing, corn, green beans and cranberries. There also will be a salad bar and dessert station. The buffet will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $19.99 for adults and $7.99 for children ages 3-12. Children …

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Special Deer Hunts at Mahoney SP, Platte River SP, Schramm Park SRA

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is offering special antlerless deer hunting opportunities within Eugene T. Mahoney and Platte River state parks (SP), as well as Schramm Park State Recreation Area (SRA). Successful applicants will be issued a special access permit that allows them to hunt antlerless deer in designated areas of a park on certain dates, using specific equipment. Successful applicants and interested alternates must attend an orientation session in order to receive the access permit. Applications, …

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Writing Workshop Aug. 31 at Mahoney State Park

LINCOLN – Join singer/songwriter and conservation advocate Erica Wheeler for The Soulful Landscape workshop Aug. 31 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland. Writers of all experience levels and non-writers are encouraged to attend. The workshop includes a presentation on place-based arts, followed by writing exercises. Participants will learn how to generate fresh metaphors for use in songs, stories, poems and essays. No fee is required for this workshop, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the park’s Kountze …

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Enjoy Melodramas at Eugene T. Mahoney SP This Summer

LINCOLN – Enjoy a stay at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park this summer with melodramas performed at Kountze Memorial Theatre. This family-friendly venue gives park visitors some relaxing indoor entertainment following a day of outdoor fun. The 2014 schedule, ticket prices and play descriptions are available at hissboo.com. For more information, call the park at 402-944-2523.

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Run Wild, the Wildest Run in Nebraska

LINCOLN – It is not too late to register to Run Wild! Choose from a 10k or 5k through scenic, naturally challenging dirt trails at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park on May 17. Children can enjoy the 1-mile fun run. Before and after the race, Raptor Recovery will have live bird demonstrations. Or you can practice your archery skills, get your face painted like a wild animal and register to win a half-price youth lifetime hunt and fish permit. The …

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Eugene T. Mahoney SP to Host Disc Golf Tournament April 12

LINCOLN – The Midwest Regional Cass County Championship of the World Disc Golf Tournament will be held April 12 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m., a players’ meeting at 9:30 a.m., and the first of two rounds of competition begin at 10 a.m. There will be awards following the event, as well as a cash prize in the professional division. Register at https://shopoutdoornebraska.ne.gov/Events. Call 402-944-2523 for more information. A park entry permit is …

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New Festival Celebrating Nebraska Wine Coming to Eugene T. Mahoney SP

LINCOLN – A new wine festival is coming to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park this spring. The inaugural Toast Wine Festival, highlighting wines from across Nebraska, will be held May 3-4. Guests may sample these wines while enjoying music, food and conversation. The weekend also will include an amateur wine-making competition, unique food pairings, art and jewelry vendors, seminars and trolley tours through the park. Featured musicians, food vendors, artists and more will be updated on the Toast Nebraska Facebook …

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Run Wild at Mahoney State Park May 17

LINCOLN – Run for wildlife during Run Wild on May 17 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park and help celebrate Threatened and Endangered Species Day. Choose from a 10k or 5k trail run on a scenic, naturally challenging dirt trail. There also is a 1-mile children’s fun run. Proceeds benefit the Wildlife Conservation Fund, which works to save Nebraska’s wildlife and wild places, with special emphasis on Nebraska’s threatened and endangered species. Learn more at NebraskaWildlifeFund.org. Early registration is open …

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VisitExit426.com, Partners Announce New Marketing Effort

LINCOLN – Road signs alone don’t cut it for attracting guests in today’s marketplace. If Nebraskans or tourists haven’t stopped at Interstate 80’s Exit 426 yet, they may plan to now thanks to VisitExit426.com. VisitExit426.com is a collaborative marketing effort that has created a new brand identity for the destination. The website contains information about each attraction, including things to do, amenities and a calendar of events. Eight partners came together to launch the project, with support and funding in …

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Mahoney State Park to Host Winterfest Olympics, Disc Golf Tournament

LINCOLN – The Winterfest Olympics are coming to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (SP). On Saturday Jan. 4 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., park staff will guide youth through outdoor activities including archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, sled-racing and more. The seven activities, which are geared toward children between 5 and 10 years old, are free and open to the public. Participants will receive medals upon completion of all seven activities. Also on Jan. 4 at 1 p.m., Mahoney SP …

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