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Lincoln 55+ Seniors Paper - Calendar of Events -   Winter 2020-21

            Calendar Editor’s note:  This    Virtual Winter Festival Performance    scp@audubon.org for more info. Free   Dec 20 @ 4 pm  The Weary World
         calendar was compiled using the        Series - Homestead National                                              Rejoices - Christmas with Abendmusik
         best information available at the      Monument of America Dec 13 @ 2 pm    OLLI Winter Term                    online Benefit for The Food Bank of
         time of publication.  During these     The Traditions and Legacy of Jewish   Jan 12 Registration begins; Jan 25 Winter   Lincoln.
         uncertain times, some events were      Homesteaders by Rebecca E. Bender    term classes start. View catalog of   Dec 31 @ 7 pm New Year’s Eve Last
         postponed to a date to be deter-       Learn about the traditions and cultural   classes on website. Osher Lifelong   Blast   online
         mined and other events which           practices of 400 Russian and        Learning Institute (OLLI), 140 Home
         have been scheduled for a long         Romanian Jewish homesteaders who    Economics, UNL  402 472-6265, ,     LAFTA - Lincoln Association for
         while, have not been cancelled.        settled in McIntosh County, North                                        Traditional Arts Membership   -
         Please check before you go.  Also,     Dakota, beginning in 1905.        UNL-Tabitha Memory Workshop            Concerts will be on-line virtual concerts
         if you were interested in some spe-                                      Feb 24 through Apr 7 10 – 11:30 am 8   on ZOOM, no zoom account neces-
         cial event that was postponed,      Saint Paul United Methodist Church virtu-  week class  Barkley Memorial Center,   sary.Free  402 580-8656
         periodically check the status to       al Christmas Jazz Concert Dec 13 @ 4   4075 East Campus Loop South. The   www.lafta.net
         confirm the new date.  Just like our   pm - Featuring Saint Paul musicians   interactive course is designed to teach   Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm Jack Williams  -
         restaurants, bars and retail places    Paul Robinson, Bob Cook and Bob     adults strategies to keep their memo-  Described by Peter Yarrow (of Peter,
         of business, these venues have         Snider.  Access on website.         ries sharp as they age. Online ses-  Paul & Mary) as “the best guitar player
         been financially hurt by the Covid-                                        sions via Zoom along with printed    I’ve ever heard”, Jack Williams com-
         19 virus.  If you feel safe to go or   Hannan Huston Believe in Christmas Dec   materials also be available. $20 regis-  bines dazzling picking, expressive
         are comfortably able to donate,        15 @ 7:30 pm  - Lied Center, 301 N   tration requited.                   voice, and unique and interesting
         please support your favorite ven-      12th St Arts for the Soul Music & Fine                                   songs. His songs express his South
         ues in these trying times.             Arts Series in collaboration with Lied   The Nutcracker Ballet  Mar 6 @ 2 & 7 pm   Carolina roots yet also pull in the
            Please check the status of an       Center for Performing Arts Features   Mar 7@ 1 & 5 pm  - Lincoln Midwest   worlds of blues, jazz, and rock and roll.
         event before attending.  Due the       slections from her holiday album along   Ballet Company, cast of 200 with live   He’s a poet who knows how to write
         rapidly changing Directed Health       with classic holiday favorites  Free.    orchestra, Lied Center, 301 N. 12th   simply.
         Measures, these events may             Online performance or in person but   St., $51/$41/$31; Student $38/$31/$24    Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm  Daniel Boling -
         change from live to an on-line         ticket required.                    402 472-4747                         Winner of the Grassy Hill Kerrville New
         experience.                            https://www.liedcenter.org/event/han-                                    Folk songwriter contest, the Woody
                                                nah-huston-believe-christmas                   Music                     Guthrie Folk Festival, and others, he
          CHRISTMAS SPECIAL EVENTS                                                                                       started touring full time at age 50 as a
                                             Christmas with  Rococo Theatre –     Arts for the Soul Music & Fine Arts Series    balladeer/songwriter bringing his well-
         Christmas at Union Station Through Jan   CANCELLED                       First Presbyterian Church, 840 S 17th St   crafted story songs in over one hun-
           10    - The Durham Museum, 801 S.                                        402 477-6037                         dred shows a year. He plays guitar and
           10th St, Omaha Sun noon - 4 pm; Tue   Lincoln Choral Artists' Virtual Holiday                                 banjo with a deft fingerpicking style
           through Sat 10 am – 4 pm Closed Dec   Celebration Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm - The   Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm  Hannan Huston    that always enhances the stories, and
           25 Jan 1 $11; Senior $8; 3 - 12 $7; 2 &   Lincoln Choral Artists will present a vir-  Believe in Christmas Lied Center, 301   a bit of harmonica into the bargain.
           under – free; advance reservation    tual concert of holiday music featuring   N 12th St Held in collaboration with
           required   (402) 444-5071            recorded selections from previous LCA   Lied Center for Performing Arts   Live! In Lincoln Thursday Night Music
         Holiday Cultural Trees Display Through   seasons and special guest appear-  Features selections from her holiday   Series  - Online Event @ 7 pm Free go
           Jan 10                               ances by LCA singers. Access on     album along with classic holiday     to website for access
         Strings of the Season Concert Series Dec   Facebook                        favorites  Free. Online performance.   Dec 17 The Midnight Wanderers
           12, 13, 19, 20 noon – 1 pm           https://m.facebook.com/events/427100  Ticket website: https://www.liedcen-  Jan 21 Bassons Across Nebraska
                                                421907650                           ter.org/event/hannah-huston-believe-  Feb 18 Swing Fever
         Zoo Lights Powered by LES check                                            christmas                         facebook.com/liveinlincolnthursdaynight-
           website for dates  5:30 - 9 pm    Wreaths Across America Dec 19 @ noon                                        musicseries
         See over 250,000 LED lights, a 40 ft.   - Laying of the Wreaths at Wyuka   Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, 233 So.
           Christmas tree, 30 lit animal        Cemetery, 3600 O St Beautiful 20 inch   13th St., Suite-B102; 402 476-2211   Capital Jazz Society - Capital Jazz Series
           silhouettes, a tree canopy light walk,   evergreen wreaths with red velveteen   Streamed concert $35/$25/$15 Youth   check website for updates First Friday
           and a 60 foot light tunnel. Lincoln   bows will be placed on veteran graves   $5                              Live Stream Series 8 – 9:30 pm at
           Children’s Zoo  1222 S 27th St mem-  in Wyuka Cemetery.                 Dec 6 @ 2 pm OR @ 6 pm Deck the    www.Facebook.com/CapitalJazzSociety
           ber $10.95, non-member $13.95 Timed                                      Halls - Special guest conductor Lucas   Jan 8 Blue House
           ticket REQUIRED                   A Nebraska Brass Christmas: Traditional   Waldin will celebrate the season with   Feb 5 The Andrew Janak Quintet
           http://www.lincolnzoo.org/           Holiday Favorite  Dec 20 @ 3pm  -   everything from traditional favorites like   Mar 5 Cuban Missile Crisis
                                                Livestreaming on Facebook Nebraska   The Nutcracker and The First Noel to   Apr 2 The Ed Love Quartet
         Holiday of Trees 2020                  Brass 216 N. 11th St., Suite 202 402-  modern hits like Sleigh Ride, with
         Dec 9 - 30 online 24 decorated trees.   477-7899  A facebook account is not   guest tenor Drew Duncan.       Nebraska Chamber Players Check web-
           Sponsored by the Heritage League     needed to be able to view the event.   Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm Favorites Old & New  -   site for updates  402 429-8227
           Women’s Club. Donations accepted for   Selections include "Joy to the World,"   Lied Center, 301 N 12th St Flutist Jon   www.nebraskachamberplayers.org
           charity recipient: Community Crops.   "In the Bleak Midwinter," "I Saw Three   Bailey joins LSO in works by Dorff and
           https://sites.google.com/site/heritage-  Ships," "Christmastime is Here,"  and   Kennan.  Then A Brand-New Summer   FCLT Brass + 1 402 477-8008  Check
           leaguelincoln/hot-news-1             "Have Yourself A Merry Little       by White.  The Lincoln Youth         Facebook page for updates.
                                                Christmas.”                         Symphony joins LSO in Smetana’a      www.facebook.com/FCLTBrass/
                                                                                    Moldau, followed b Strauss’ Overture
         A Christmas Story Olde Glory Theatre,   The Weary World Rejoices - Christmas   to Die Fiedermaus and Stravinsky’s   Pla Mor Ballroom - 6600 West O St. 402
           Seward  cancelled                    with Abendmusik Dec 20 @ 4 pm       Firebird. $35/$15 Youth $5           475-4030  check website for updates
                                                online - First-Plymouth Church, 2000 D   Feb 7 @ 2 pm Happy Birthday Beethoven
         Christmas Shorts  Dec 10, 11, 12 @ 7:30    St Benefit for The Food Bank of   - O'Donnell Auditorium, 50th St &       Performing Arts
           pm Dec 13 @ 2 pm  - This one-act     Lincoln. Open your heart to the hope   Huntington Ave Emcee William
           holiday delight has short scenes and   and joy of the Christmas story,   Shomos explores the ways Beethoven   Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center -
           monologues including a look behind   expressed in poetic verse and heaven-  captures emotion in music. $10    movies  - $10.75; Senior/Military $7.50;
           the scenes as Santa gets ready for his   ly song, offered by choir, bells, orches-  Student $5                Student $7 check website for updates
           big day, a sports segment on the 845th   tra, and organ.               Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm  Ann Chang Plays   Nov 27 – Dec 10 Zappa - With unfettered
           Reindeer Games, a game show                                              Mozart - Lied Center, 301 N 12th St   access to the Zappa family trust and
           featuring Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the   The Nutcracker Ballet  Mar 6 @ 2 & 7 pm   Ann Chang joins LSO in Moodzart’s   archival footage, ZAPPA explores the
           Ghost of Christmas Future, kids’ letters   Mar 7@ 1 & 5 pm (Postponed until   Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor and   private life behind the mammoth musi-
           to Santa, and the North Pole News. .   spring)  - Lincoln Midwest Ballet   Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. $35/$15   cal career that never shied away from
           In person $15 Student $8 Watch on-   Company, cast of 200 with live orches-  Youth $5                         the political turbulence of its time.
           line $8 for 24-hour streaming period   tra, Lied Center, 301 N. 12th St.,   Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm LSO Goes to   Nov 27 – Dec 10 Monsoon - Kit returns to
           Beatrice Community Players 412 Ella   $51/$41/$31; Student $38/$31/$24    Hollywood                           Ho Chi Minh City for the first time since
           St., Beatrice 402 228-1801           402 472-4747                                                             he was six years old. Struggling to
                                                                                  Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music  402   make sense of himself in a city he’s no
         A Visit from St. Nicholas  Lincoln   The Santaland Diaries TADA Theatre,   472-4747 www.lfcm.us                 longer familiar with, he embarks on a
           Community Playhouse – will be        402 438-8232 postponed to date TBD    Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm  Aizuri String Quartet    personal journey across the country
           streamed Free check website for                                          ONLINE or Saint Paul Methodist       that opens up the possibility for friend-
           details.                                   Special Events                Church, 1144 M St. - Aizuri formed in   ship, love and happiness.
           https://www.lincolnplayhouse.com/                                        2012, combines four distinctive musical   Dec 11 – 23 Aggie - AGGIE is a feature-
                                             Holiday of Trees 2020                  personalities into a unique collective.   length documentary that explores the
         It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play   Dec 9 - 30 online 24 decorated trees.   The Aizuri Quartet draws its name   nexus of art, race, and justice through
           Dec 10 – 12 @ 7:30 pm Dec 13 @ 2     Donations accepted for charity recipi-  from “aizuri-e,” a style of predominantly   the story of art collector and philanthro-
           pm   - Enjoy the American holiday    ent: Community Crops                blue Japanese woodblock printing that   pist Agnes “Aggie” Gund’s life.
           classic film as a live 1940s radio   https://sites.google.com/site/heritage-  is noted for its vibrancy and incredible   Dec 11 – Dec 23 Wild Mountain Thyme -
           broadcast.  With the help of a talented   leaguelincoln/hot-news-1       detail.  Kurtág: Officium Breve in   In this sweeping romantic vision, a pair
           ensemble that brings a few dozen                                         memoriam Andreae Szervánszky, Op.    of star-crossed lovers in Ireland get
           characters to the stage, the story of the   Meadowlark Music Festival    - Events   28; Schumann: String Quartet No. 1 in   caught up in their family's land dispute.
           idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he   with be streamed at 7:30 pm To view a   A minor, Op. 41 No. 1; The Aizuri   Jan 15 – 28 MLK/FBI - The first film to
           considers ending his life one fateful   concert, you must be on Meadowlark’s   Songbook: $25 Student $5       uncover the extent of the FBI's surveil-
           Christmas Eve. On-line streaming only   mailing list.  Each concert will have a                               lance and harassment of Dr. Martin
           check website for details. The Stage   unique link. Free. Website has link to   Nebraska Brass - 315 S. 9th St, Suite 110   Luther King, Jr. is based on newly dis-
           Theater Hickman  402-512-1808        mailing list.                       (402) 477-7899 Livestreaming only on   covered and declassified files.
                                                http://meadowlarkmusicfestival.org   Facebook  A facebook account is not
         Making Spirits Bright Dec 11, 12, 17, 18,   Dec 12 Meadowlark Jazz Summit with   needed to be able to view the event.   Lincoln Community Playhouse - 2500 S
           19 @ 7 pm Dec 13, 20 @ 2 pm   -      Justin Kisor & Andrew Janak         Free                                 56th St. 402 489-7529  $25 Student
           Follow one couple through a Christmas   Dec 19 Simon Prouix & Etienne Lafrance   Dec 20 @ 3pm  A Nebraska Brass   $15     Visit from St. Nicholas  Lincoln
           season that helps them bring back the                                    Christmas: Traditional Holiday       Community Playhouse – will be
           spirit of what the holiday is about.   Longest Night Online Remembrance   Favorites                           streamed Free check website for
           Through magic, love, and humor, and   Service                          Jan 31 @ 3 pm Nebraska Brass &         details
           a mysterious "Neighbor", Nick and   Dec 21 @ 7 pm Remember your loved    Friends: Music for Bass & Percussion    Jan 14, 15, 16, @ 7:30 pm Jan 17 @ 2
           Helen rediscover the joys of the     one with word, song and prayer. Grief   Mar 7 @ 3 pm Brassissimo: Great Works   pm Almost, Maine - One cold, clear,
           holiday. $22 Lofte Community Theatre   is unique, but you don’t have to go   for Brass Quintet                winter night, as the northern lights
           - 15841 Manley Rd., Manley  (402)    through it alone. Register to receive                                    hover in the star-filled sky above, the
           234-2553  http://www.lofte.com/      link: Tabitha.org/Hospice/Bereavement   Nebraska Trumpet Ensemble        residents of Almost, Maine, find
                                                or 402 486:8546                   Feb 21 @ 3 pm Nebraska Trumpet         themselves falling in and out of love in
         Journey Into Christmas at the Bess                                         Ensemble   Livestreaming on          unexpected and hilarious ways in this
           Streeter Aldrich House Dec 12, 13, 19,   The Lincoln Area Christmas Bird Count   Facebook                     Maine is a delightful midwinter night’s
           20, 26, 27 1 – 4 pm  - Bess Streeter   Jan 2  Audubon's 120th Annual CBC, one                                 dream.
           Aldrich House  204 East F Street,    of the longest running citizen science   Abendmusik                   Together Again: A Musical Extravaganza
           Elmwood, NE   Festive holiday rooms   projects in the world.  - If you’d like to   Performances will be streamed online 402   heavy hors d’oeuvres @ 6 pm show @
           decorated by volunteers. Browse the   participate this year, the best way is   476-9933                       7 pm $100  date TBD
           gift shop. Fundraiser for the Bess   watching your feeders and yards dur-
           Streeter Aldrich Foundation. $5 (402)   ing the 24 hour period or, if you are
           994-3855  www.bessstreeteraldrich.org   able, to count an area on your own. If
                                                interested, contact Jason at —->

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