What's happening this weekend in Lincoln

Published: Apr. 26, 2019 at 8:30 AM CDT
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Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here's some ideas in this week's Friday Fast Facts from the Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Lincoln on the Streets Concert Series with Brothers Osborne

Brothers Osborne, along with special guest Devon Gilfillian, are taking over downtown Lincoln. This is a great way to enjoy the warm weather and live music.

When: Starts Friday- gates open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m.

Where: Downtown Lincoln on Centennial Mall and M Streets

Cost: $30 GA week of show, $60 VIP

The Stage Theater presents Charley's Aunt

Jack and Charley invite Kitty and Amy to meet Charley's aunt from Brazil, but she cancels last minute. Desperate, the boys get a college pal into a skirt, bloomers and a wig. He wins over everyone, but when the real aunt turns up, comic confusion ensues.

When: Friday & Saturday- 7:30 p.m., Sunday- 2 p.m.

Where: The Stage Theater in Hickman

Cost: $16.83 adult, $14.01 youth (17 & under)

61st Annual UNL Rodeo

Come and cheer on the UNL Rodeo Team as they welcome athletes from Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. They will compete for their chance to represent our region at the College National Finals Rodeo.

When: Friday- 7 p.m., Saturday- 9 to 11:30 a.m. Kids Day (free), 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Lancaster Event Center

Cost: Varies

Lincoln Earth Day

Enjoy a kid-friendly event for the entire family to enjoy. There will be musical performances, hands-on demonstrations, food trucks, green vehicles and more.

When: Saturday- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Union Plaza

Cost: Free

YMCA of Lincoln Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day brings families together to provide education and activities that teach good health and foster connections through fitness, sports, fun and health habits. There will be a bounce house, a Pitch Hit and Run competition and over 30 vendors

When: Saturday- 10 a.m. to 1p.m.

Where: Fallbrook YMCA

Cost: Free

Sunday with a Scientist

Visitors will learn about "The Great Dying," the Permian-Triassic extinction event that took place at the end of the Paleozoic Era, 252 million years ago. You will do a "pangea puzzle" to understand how the Earth looked and see what a geologist sees by examining an image of an outcrop with evidence of ancient life.

When: Sunday- 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Morrill Hall

Cost: Free with museum admission

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