What's happening this weekend in Lincoln
Are you looking for some fun things to do in Lincoln this weekend? Here's some ideas from the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau in your Friday Fast Facts.
How does a painting come to be? This new exhibition explores the question by looking closely at one of Sheldon Museum of Art's masterpiece, Arch Hotel, painted in 1929 by Stuart Davis. A giant "map" of the painting will aid in this investigation and shed light on the creative process behind Davis's work.
Where: Sheldon Museum of Art
When: Friday- 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday- noon to 5 p.m.
Plan to discover your new favorite cigar during the Nebraska Cigar Festival. Pair it with a drink, appetizers, prizes, live entertainment and learn about premium hand rolled cigar construction from Master Roller, Corey Frisbee.
Where: Pla Mor Ballroom
When: Friday- early admission at 5 p.m., entry at 6 p.m.
Cost: $85 general admission, $135 VIP early admission
Action packed is a great way to describe the tennis courts this weekend. The women's tennis team has a doubleheader on Saturday against Air Force.
Where: Dillon Tennis Center
When: Saturday- 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
The princesses are throwing a ball and you're invited. Broadway's Cinderella, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes and her radiant princess friends make their way to Lincoln to sing the most beloved "Princess" songs of stage and screen. Get your ball gown out of the closet and enjoy this magical Broadway Princess Party.
Where: Lied Center for Performing Arts
When: Saturday- 7:30 p.m.
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Your inner child will thank you if you attend this event. Come and explore this large collection of toys and buckles. There will be over 200 tables of quality collectibles.
Where: Lancaster Event Center
When: Sunday- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $5, free for youth 10 & under (tickets sold at the door)
This will be a wonderful total lunar eclipse, and the only one visible from North America in 2019. Come out and witness the umbra (darker shadow) of the Earth slowly taken an increasingly large "bite" out of the moon until nearly gone when it then re-illuminates as a deep, reddish-orange color during totality.
Where: Branched Oak Observatory
When: Sunday- 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.