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Lincoln 55+ Seniors Paper - Calendar of Events -  Winter 2019

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                   CHRISTMAS                   Zoo Lights Powered by LES Dec 5-8, 11 -  Simply Christmas with Bell-issimo Dec 12  Special Events
                                                                                      @ 7:30 pm
                                                  15, 18 – 23, 26 - 30 6-9 pm See over
               SPECIAL EVENTS                     250,000 LED lights, a 34 ft. Christmas  Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 6001 A St
                                                  tree, 30 lit animal silhouettes, holiday  Lincoln Choral Artists Holiday  Heritage League's 48th Annual Holiday of
           Jim Brickman A Christmas Celebration   train rides, a tree canopy light walk, a  Performance  featuring Bell-issimo  Trees    Dec 5 10 am – 8 pm Dec 6 10
            Dec 4 & 5 @ 7:30 pm                   60 foot light tunnel and s'mores or hot  (402) 405-8070 $10; Student $5  am – 7 pm Westminster Presbyterian
           Rococo Theatre, 140 N. 13th St $60. 402  cocoa.  Lincoln Children’s Zoo  1222 S  www.lincolnchoralartists.org   Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd 24 deco-
              476-4467  $62.30/$52/50/$42.50      27th St Dec 7, 14, 21 member $12.95,                                     rated trees, enjoy coffee or meal, raf-
              www.rococotheatre.com               non-member $15.95 $2 less in advance  The Holiday Cabaret Dec 12, 13, 14, 19,  fles, baked goods and unique holiday
                                               http://www.lincolnzoo.org/             20, 21 @ 7:30 pm Dec 15, 21 @ 2 pm   items. Charity recipient this year is
           Heritage League's 48th Annual Holiday of                                 Temple Building. A Night of Holiday Music  Lincoln Music Teachers Association’s
              Trees Dec 5 10 am – 8 pm Dec 6 10  The Santa Station Dec 6, 7, 13, 14, 20,  and Comedy NRT’s annual holiday cel-  Music Outreach Program. $1
              am – 7 pm   Westminster Presbyterian  21, 23 noon – 8 pm  Dec 8, 15, 22, 24  ebration. Enjoy holiday music per-  https://sites.google.com/site/heritage-
              Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd 24 deco-  noon – 5 pm. SouthPointe Pavilions  formed by favorite Rep performers,  leaguelincoln/hot-news-1
              rated trees, enjoy coffee or meal, raf-  Shopping Center, 2910 Pine Lake Rd  emerging artists and surprise guests.
              fles, baked goods and unique holiday  Chat or take photos with Santa.   $39; Student/OLLI $19.50 Nebraska  Winter Lights at Tower Square - Dec 6 6 -
              items. Charity recipient this year is  www.southpointeshopping.com      Repertory Theatre Studio Theatre,    7 pm Tower Square, 13th & P Sts
              Lincoln Music Teachers Association’s                                    Temple Building, 12th and R Sts.
              Music Outreach Program. $1       Beatrice Community Players 412 Ella St.,  Tickets @ Lied Center Ticket Office, 301  UNL Student Dance Project  Dec 6 & 7@
           https://sites.google.com/site/heritage-  Beatrice 402 228-1801             N. 12th  402 472-4747                7:30 pm    Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R
              leaguelincoln/hot-news-1         Greetings!  Dec 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 @ 7:30  http://www.nebraskarep.org/        St  $5 Student/Senior $3 (402) 472-
                                                  Dec 8, 15 @ 2 pm Greetings! - Andy                                       6865  http://music.unl.edu/
           Christmas Palooza Cabaret Dec 5 - 7 @  has a crotchety father and an intellectu-  Please Email
              7:30 pm Dec 8 @ 2 pm  TADA          ally impaired brother named Mickey.                                    Veterans Memorial Garden Program Pearl
              Theatre, 701 P St. An escape from the  When he brings his Jewish atheist      event Info to                Harbor.  Dec 7 @ 11:55 am 3200
              hustle and bustle of the holidays, this is  fiancé home on Christmas Eve, he                               Veterans Memorial Drive, Antelope Park
              a fun-filled celebration of songs of the  encounters drama. It seems an ancient,  Events@
              season performed by the great vocal-  wise and witty spirit has possessed                                  Lincoln Repair Cafe    Dec 7 1 – 3 pm
              ists. 402 438-8232 Reservations     Mickey and is intent on healing the fam-  Lincoln55Plus.com              New Visions Community UM, 1610 S.
              Recommended $20                     ily’s wounds. $18 Student $12                                            11th St Bring furniture, small appliance
              https://www.tadaproductions.info/  http://www.beatricecommunityplayers.com                                   or clothing that needs repair. Get repair
                                                                                    Hannah Huston with guest Salem Baptist  tips, chat or lend a hand. Repairs are
           A Christmas Story Dec 5, 6, 7 @ 7 pm  Inlaws, Outlaws and Other People (Who  Choir Home for the Holidays Dec 13 @  made by volunteer so no guarantees to
              Dec 7 @ 2 pm Southwest High School,  Should be Shot)   Dec 7, 13, 14, 19, 20,  7 pm.  Rococo Theatre - 140 N. 13th  be able to fix certain items. Free, but
              Silver Hawk Theatre - 7001 S. 14th St  21 @ 7 pm Dec 8, 15, 22 @ 2 pm    St. 402 476-4467                    donations are welcome. 402 476 5768
              Ralphie wants a Red Ryder BB gun for  The Douglas family is preparing their  $47.50/$42.50/$32.50/$27.50   https://www.facebook.com/Lincoln-Repair-
              Christmas but meets resistance from  Christmas Eve dinner. After robbing a  www.rococotheatre.com            Cafe-621222944631220/
              everyone. Scenes include an exploding  neighborhood liquor store, high strung
              furnace; the school bully; a wet tongue  Tony and his dim-witted side-kick Vinny  Holiday Cabaret – Featuring Judy  The Railyard Ice Rink - 350 Canopy Street
              on a frozen lamppost; a decoder pin; a  need a hide-out. A comic treasure that  Anderson & Friends Dec 13, 14 @ 7  opens Dec 7 Tue, Thur 5 – 9 pm Fri 5
              lamp shaped like a woman’s leg; and  is sure to leave you in stitches while  pm Dec 15 @ 2 pm                pm – midnight Sat noon – midnight Sun
              Ralphie’s fantasy scenarios. 402-436-  celebrating the true meaning of  James Arthur Vineyards, 2001 W.      noon – 9 pm check holiday hours. Free
              1335  lsedivy@lps.org  $10, Student $8  Christmas. $22  Lofte Community  Raymond Rd, Raymond includes a      admission for all ages. Skate rental:
                                                  Theatre - 15841 Manley Rd., Manley  glass of wine. $15 Reservations      Ages 12 & up - $10; under 12 - $5
           It’s a Wonderful Life Dec 5, 6, 7 @ 7:15  (402) 234-2553  http://www.lofte.com/     required. 402-783-5255    http://www.canopyst.com/railyard/ice-rink
              pm Dec 8 @ 2 pm   Olde Glory                                            https://www.jamesarthurvineyards.com/
              Theatre, 348 Jackson Ave, Seward  112th Annual Elks Children’s Christmas                                   112th Annual Elks Children’s Christmas
              George Bailey’s guardian angel shows  Party Dec 8 @ noon   Pinnacle Bank  Breakfast with Santa Dec 14 8 - 11 am   Party Dec 8 @ noon   Pinnacle Bank
              him what the world would have been  Arena, 400 Pinnacle Arena Dr Doors  Candy Factory Atrium, 800 P St Breakfast,  Arena, 400 Pinnacle Arena Dr Doors
              like if he had never been born. Thurs,  open – noon ; Entertainment starts – 1  music, picture with Santa and activities  open – noon ; Entertainment starts – 1
              Fri, & Sat - Ham Dinner $25 Sun -   pm; Santa arrive – 2 pm Treats & enter-  $6, 3 & under - free.  https://lincolnhay-  pm; Santa arrives – 2 pm Treats &
              Dessert Matinee $20 402 304-5392    tainment. Free. Lincoln Elks Lodge # 80  market.org/events/breakfast-with-santa  entertainment. Free. Lincoln Elks # 80
           http://www.oldeglorysewardne.com/2017-  http://elks80.org/pdf/2019xmasparty.pdf                               http://elks80.org/pdf/2019xmasparty.pdf
              season                                                                Wreaths Across America Dec 14 @ 11 am
                                               American Historical Society of Germans  Laying of the Wreaths at Wyuka    Welcome All Wonders Dec 8 @ 3 pm &
           A Christmas Carol Dec 5 – 7, 12 – 14 @  from Russia Holiday.   Open House  Cemetery, 3600 O St Beautiful 20 inch  7:30 pm
              7:30 pm Dec 7, 8, 14, 15 @ 2 pm     Dec 8 1 – 4pm.  631 D St Enjoy a fes-  evergreen wreaths with red velveteen  Newman Center Free  (402) 472-6865 5
              Nebraska Wesleyan Univ. 51st St. &  tive afternoon making ornaments, eat-  bows will be placed on veteran graves  UNL choirs http://music.unl.edu/
              Huntington Ave Ghosts will rattle,  ing treats, and drinking cocoa.  402-  in Wyuka Cemetery.
              Scrooge will quake and snow will fall in  474-3363.    www.ahsgr.org   http://wreathsacrossamerica.org     NWU Symphonic Band Concert
              this full production of an uplifting holi-                                                                 Dec 8 @ 5 pm O'Donnell Auditorium, 50th
              day classic. $10; Senior/Student $7.50  Kennard House Holiday Open House Dec  Amahl and the Night Visitors Dec 14 @  & Huntington Sts   Free
              402 465-2384                        8 1 –5 pm   Old fashioned open house  1:30 pm OR 3 pm   Westbrook Music
           https://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre-  Thomas P. Kennard House, 1627 H St.  Building, Room 130, 1104 R St Three  Trivia Night - Dec 8 6 – 7:30 pm Walt
              tickets/current-season              471-4764 Free                       Kings arrive at the home of a poor   Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St  Pre-
                                                                                      mother and her son. Free but must pre-  register a team of up to 6 people or join
           Winter Lights at Tower Square Dec 6 6 - 7  Ferguson House Holiday Open House Dec  register. 402 472-6865        a team at the event.  Pre-registration at
              pm   Tower Square, 13th & P Sts     8 1 – 5 pm Ferguson House 700 S.    https://events.unl.edu/music/2019/12/14  402-441-4460.
                                                  16th St Free 402 471-5417           /141183/
           The Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures                                                                       UNL Campus Orchestra Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm
              Through Jan 5  Celebrate the ethnic  Nebraska State Tree Lighting Ceremony  The Nutcracker Ballet  Dec 14 @ 2 pm  Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St $5,
              traditions of people who lived on the  Dec 8 @ 2 pm    Rotunda of the State  Dec 14 @ 7 pm Dec 15 @ 2 pm     Student/Senior $3 (402) 472-6865
              Great Plains from the homesteading  Capitol, 1445 K St  Free 1:30 pm  Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company, cast of  http://music.unl.edu/
              era.  Free. Homestead National      Prelude Music, 2 pm Program.        200 with live orchestra, Lied Center,
              Monument of America, Four miles west  Governor’s Residence will host an open  301 N. 12th St., $51/$38/$31; Student  NWU Women’s Choir, Men’s Glee Club,
              of Beatrice on State Hwy 4, Beatrice  house following the program.  402 471-  $38/$31/$21  402 472-4747      Touch of Class Jazz Choir Concert
              402 223-3514 Mon – Fri 8:30 am – 5  0448                                http://www.liedcenter.org          Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm O'Donnell Auditorium,
              pm Sat, Sun 9 am – 5 pm; closed Dec                                                                          50th & Huntington Sts   Free
              25 and Jan 1 Free 402 223-3514   Deck the Halls Dec 8 @ 2 pm OR Dec 8  Holiday Harvest Farmers’ Market Dec 15
           Dec 8 Traditional Swedish Folk Dancing  @ 6 pm    Lied Center, 301 N 12th St  10 am – 2 pm    Park Centers Banquet  UNL Symphonic Band Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm
              by Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers   LSO’s annual holiday pops concert   Hall, 2608 Park Blvd               Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St $5,
              features 5 violins, and 17 dancers.   includes seasonal hits such as Sleigh  holidayharvestfarmersmarket.com/  Student/Senior $3 (402) 472-6865
           Dec 15 Native American Songs and       Ride and The Nutcracker with special                                     http://music.unl.edu/
              Winter Traditions by Jerome Kills Small  guest conductor Lucas Waldin with  Winter Reflections Dec 15 @ 5 pm
              will sing a variety of songs and will dis-  dancers from Chase Dance and  Lincoln Boys Choir St. Paul United  NWU Instrumental Chamber Groups &
              cuss the winter traditions of the Lakota.  Dancing Beyond Limits, handbell choir  Methodist Church, 1144 M St $15; 18 &  Jazz Ensemble Concert
           www.nps.gov/home                       Bell-issimo, Lincoln Suzuki Studios, and  under free 402-499-4446 Tickets at  Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm  O'Donnell Auditorium,
                                                  LSO’s annual Young Artist Competition  door and  www.lincolnboyschoir.org   50th & Huntington Sts   Free
           Christmas at Union Station Through Jan 5  Winner. $35/$15 Youth $5 Lincoln
           The Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St,     Symphony Orchestra 402 476-2211   A Celebration of Carols Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm     UNL Wind Ensemble Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm
              Omaha The region’s largest indoor  http://lincolnsymphony.com         Kimball Recital Hall, 11th & R Sts Lincoln  Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St
              Christmas tree. Sun 1- 5 pm; Tue 10                                     Community Concert Band  Free         Grainger: Mock Morris; Grainger:
              am – 8 pm; Mon, Wed through Sat 10  Christmas Concert featuring Lincoln  http://lincolncommunityconcertband.org    Colonial Song; Holst: Suite in Eb;
              am – 5 pm Closed Dec 25 Jan 1 $11;  Continentals & Lincolnaire Barbershop                                  Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor;
              Senior (62+) $8; 3 - 12 $7; 2 years &  Choruses Dec 8 @ 3 pm    Trinity  Lorie Line  Celebrating Christmas 30th  Bach: Fugue a la Gigue; Hindemith:
              under – free  (402) 444-5071        United Methodist Church, 7130       Anniversary Dec 18 @ 7 pm            Symphony in Bb $5, Student/Senior $3
           Holiday Cultural Trees Display Through  Kentwell Lane. Donations accepted   Rococo Theatre - 140 N. 13th St $60. 402  (402) 472-6865  http://music.unl.edu/
              Jan 5                            www.lincolncontinentals.org            476-4467  www.rococotheatre.com
           Holiday Concert Series Dec 7, 14, 21                                                                          UNL Symphony Orchestra Dec 13 @ 7:30
              10:30 am – 3 pm Dec 8, 15, 22 1:30 –  Haymarket Unwrapped Dec 10 4 - 8 pm  Harpist Heidi Beran’s Christmas Concert  pm    Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St
              4 pm Dec 10, 17 5 – 8 pm Local enter-  5th Annual Gift Shopping Event  The  Dec 19 10:30 am    Downtown Senior  Beethoven: Coriolan Overture;
              tainers, school musicians, and choirs  Haymarket's specialty shops are offer-  Center, 1005 O St $4 60+ suggested  Schubert: “Unfinished” Symphony in B
              perform.                            ing discounts, appetizers, prizes, enter-  meal contribution 402-441-7154  minor; Schubert: Scherzo in B minor,
           Meet Santa Dec 7, 14, 21 10:30 am – 3  tainment and sleigh rides in the Historic  https://www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/mayor/aging  Rosamunde Entr’acte No. 1; Prokofiev:
              pm Dec 8, 15, 22  1:30 – 4 pm Dec 10,  Haymarket District.              /pdf/ChristmasConcert.pdf            Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2 $5,
              17 5 – 8 pm .                    http://lincolnhaymarket.org/                                                Student/Senior $3 (402) 472-6865
           http://durhammuseum.org/                                                 Guide Us to Thy Perfect Light - Christmas  http://music.unl.edu/
                                               NWU Women’s Choir, Men’s Glee Club,    with Abendmusik Dec 20 @ 7 pm OR
           Journey Into Christmas at the Bess     Touch of Class Jazz Choir Concert Dec  Dec 22 @ 4 pm    First-Plymouth  UNL Musical Theatre Showcase Dec 13 @
              Streeter Aldrich House Dec 7, 8, 14,  10 @ 7:30 pm.    O'Donnell Auditorium,  Church, 2000 D St Experience the spiri-  7:30 pm    Westbrook Recital Hall, 1104
              15, 21, 22, 28 - 29 1 – 4 pm        50th & Huntington Sts   Free        tual power of the Christmas story.   R St Scenes from musicals. Free (402)
           Bess Streeter Aldrich House  204 East F                                    Freewill Offering www.abendmusik.org  472-6865  http://music.unl.edu/
              Street, Elmwood, NE   Festive holiday  Wynonna & The Big Noise Rockin’ Roots
              rooms decorated by volunteers.      Christmas Dec 11 @ 8 pm           A Nebraska Brass Christmas  Dec 21 @  Amahl and the Night Visitors Dec 14 @
              Browse the gift shop. Fund-raiser for  Rococo Theatre - 140 N. 13th St  7:30pm   Vine Congregational Church,  1:30 pm OR 3 pm   Westbrook Music
              the Bess Streeter Aldrich Foundation.  $99.50/$69.50/$49/$35 402 476-4467  1800 Twin Ridge Rd Nebraska Brass  Building, Room 130, 1104 R St Three
              $5; 6 –12 $3; under 5 free (402) 994-  www.rococotheatre.com            216 N. 11th St., Suite 202 402-477-  Kings arrive at the home of a poor
              3855  bessstreeteraldrich.org                                           7899  $15; Senior - $12; 18 & under  mother and her son. Free but must pre-
                                                                                      free http://www.artsincorporated.org/nb/  register. 402 472-6865
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