Star City Buzz: No shortage of "fests" in Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. -- Saint Paul UMC Spirit Fest
On Friday, July 21, Saint Paul UMC is hosting their first ever Spirit Fest.
Saint Paul will be closing 12th Street from M to N from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
There will be entertainment, kids' activities, food trucks an live music.

Schedules of Performances:
5:00 pm - Flash Mob Dance
5:15 pm - Capital City Cloggers
6:00 pm- Toasted Ponies
7:00 pm Mighty Water
8:00 pm - Josh Hoyer

2017 Haymarket Park Beerfest

Lincoln's biggest beer festival is Saturday, July 22.
VIP entrance to Haymarket Park Beerfest is at 5:00 PM with general admission at 6:00 PM.
There will be more than 30 breweries with more than 180 beers to taste.
Your ticket includes a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer tastings, and a Salt Dogs game ticket.
VIP tickets also include a VIP tasting session and catered dinner.
You can purchase tickets through Haymarket Park.

LNK Fest

The Northeast Kiwanis Club is hosting LNK Fest on Sunday, July 23.
LNK Fest is in the Union Plaza Park from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
The free event includes family-friendly music performances, activities, crafts, food trucks and more.
Music is from 2:00 to 6:00 PM with performances by The Blues Messengers, The String Beans, and The 402 Band.

Cube Art Project in the Railyard

On Friday, July 21, the Railyard is hosting the Cube Art Project.
From 6:00 to 8:00 PM, there will be a special screening of more than 70 digital art pieces from around the world on the Cube.

Robert Ladislas Derr is an artist, professor, and director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's School of Art, Art History and Design.
On Friday he is inviting you to "Kiss the Sky" in the Railyard.
Kiss the Sky is associated with both the Cube Art Project and the Nebraska Sesquicentennial.
He will film and photograph from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 4:30 to 8:00 PM.
Kisses will be screened on the Cube in August.

Phelps Vs. Shark in the Railyard

Sunday, July 23 is the start of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel.
To kick the week off, the Railyard will be showing Phelps Vs. Shark on the Cube.
Watch Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps compete in a race against a great white shark from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Cornhusker State Games

Friday, July 21 is the start of the Cornhusker State Games.
Opening Ceremonies are Friday at 8:00 PM at Seacrest Field.
Through Sunday, July 30, thousands of athletes will compete in games in more than 70 locations across Lincoln, Omaha and the surrounding area.

The Prairie Pride Film Festival

July 20 through July 22 is the seventh year of the Prairie Pride Film Festival at the Sheldon Museum of Art.
Individual screenings are $8 or you can get an All Access Pass for $30.
Tickets are available online or at the door.

Film Schedule:
Check It on Thursday, July 20 at 6:30 PM
I Dream in Another Language on Friday, July 21 at 7:00 PM
Tongues Untied (free screening) on Saturday, July 22 at 4:45 PM
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin on Saturday, July 22 at 6:30 PM
Signature Move on Saturday, July 22 at 7:45 PM

Pints and Punchlines

A Los Angeles-based comedian, known for his appearances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Last Comic Standing, will be in the Star City on Thursday, July 20.
Dave Waite is performing at Pints and Punchlines at the 1867 Bar.
Pints and Punchlines is from 8:00 to 10:00 PM.
A $10 ticket includes the comedy show, a Thunderhead Brewery beer, and a Thunderhead Brewery pint glass.

Zoolarious

Catch another comedy show on Sunday, July 23 at the Zoo Bar at 8:309 PM.
This week's Zoolarious features Nashville comedian Tim Northern.
Northern has appeared on Last Comic Standing and Star Search.
This weekend, he'll also be recording a new live album at the Zoo Bar.