July Calendar of Events

Lexington

July 3:

10 a.m. Coffee with Carol at Dawson County Historical Museum, 805 N Taft,

10 p.m. Light up the Lake Fireworks show, Johnson Lake.

July 4:

Chamber office closed.

9 a.m. “Make Sparks! Run For the Parks” 5K Plum Creek Fun Run & Walk, Lexington Fieldhouse,

10 p.m. Lexington Fireworks show, Kirkpatrick Memorial Park, best viewed at the park.

July 5:

Pre-registration deadline for Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament.

July 6:

8-11 a.m. Lexington Farmer’s Market, Bob’s True Value parking lot.

July 7:

6 p.m. Races at Dawson County Raceway, Dawson County Fairgrounds.

July 8:

12 p.m. LACC Executive Board meeting, Opportunity Center.

July 9:

3-6 p.m. Lexington Farmer’s Market, Bob’s True Value parking lot,

5:30 p.m. Lexington City Council meeting.

July 10:

2 p.m. “Par-Tee” on the golf course, 14th annual Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Lakeside Golf Course, Johnson Lake. Nine-hole tournament.

July 11:

9:45-10:30 a.m. Union Pacific Steam Engine stops in Lexington, Pedestrian Overpass, Madison Street.

July 13:

8-11 a.m. Lexington Farmer’s Market, Bob’s True Value parking lot.

July 15-21:

Dawson County Fair, Dawson County Fairgrounds.

July 16:

9 a.m. Coffee at Avamere at Lexington,

12 p.m. LACC Ambassador meeting,

3-6 p.m. Lexington Farmer’s Market, Bob’s True Value parking lot,

6:30 p.m. Lexington Area Christian Women’s Connection Men’s Night at Kirk’s Restaurant.

July 17:

8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Economic Development Summit, Lincoln,

7 p.m. Opening Night for Carnival at Dawson County Fair, Dawson County Fairgrounds.

July 19:

7 p.m. Rodeo at Dawson County Fair, Dawson County Fairgrounds,

7 p.m. “Smokin’ Behind the Barn” BBQ competition, Dawson County Fair, Dawson County Fairgrounds.

July 20:

8-11 a.m. Lexington Farmer’s Market, Bob’s True Value parking lot,

8 a.m.-12 p.m. Lexington City Service Building open, 801 W Vine Street,

7 p.m. Rodeo at Dawson County Fair, Dawson County Fairgrounds.

July 23:

3-6 p.m. Lexington Farmer’s Market, Bob’s True Value parking lot,

5:30 p.m. Lexington City Council meeting.

July 25:

10:30 a.m. LACC Business Education committee meeting, Opportunity Center.

July 27:

8-11 a.m. Lexington Farmer’s Market, Bob’s True Value parking lot,

“From the Front Porch” program at Dawson County Historical Museum, 805 N Taft.

July 30:

3-6 p.m. Lexington Farmer’s Market, Bob’s True Value parking lot.

Cozad

July 10:

4:30-6:30 p.m. GGC Farmers Market, 410 W. 10th St.

July 11:

5 p.m. Dinner Celebrating Cozad’s Finest, Grand Generation Center, 410 W. 9th St.

July 13:

8 a.m. One mile walk, 5K or 10K, Cozad Wellness Center, 210 E. 16th St.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Crafts and Vendors in the Park, Veterans Memorial Park.

1-10 p.m. Free Bingo, Grand Generation Center, 410 W. 9th St.

6 p.m. Bands, Brews & BBQ, downtown Cozad.

July 17:

4:30-6:30 p.m. GGC Farmers Market, 410 W. 10th St.

July 22:

5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Culpepper and Merriwether Circus, 24th and O St.

July 23:

11:45 a.m. Preventing Senior Fraud Training, 410 W. 10th St.

July 24:

4:30-6:30 p.m. GGC Farmers Market, 410 W. 10th St.

July 28:

10:30 a.m. Mission to Cozad, Church of Cozad, 210 W. 14th St.

July 31:

4:30-6:30 p.m. GGC Farmers Market, 410 W. 10th St.

Gothenburg

July 3 & 4:

6-10 p.m. Pony Express Rodeo, Gothenburg Rodeo Grounds.

July 11:

9:15-10:30 a.m. Ambassador Meeting, Gothenburg Community Development, 1001 Lake Ave.

4:30-6:30 p.m. Gothenburg Farmers Market, Ehmen Park, 549 16th St.

July 18:

4:30-6:30 p.m. Gothenburg Farmers Market, Ehmen Park, 549 16th St.

July 19:

6 p.m. American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Dawson County, Ehmen Park, 549 16th St.

July 25:

4:30-6:30 p.m. Gothenburg Farmers Market, Ehmen Park, 549 16th St.

Elwood

July 25:

10:30 a.m. Golf Scramble at Johnson Lake Country Club

1 p.m. 4-H Favorite Food Show & 4-H Culinary Event at Civic Center

1-5 p.m. 4-H Ag related project entry at Civic Center

1 p.m. 4-H project interview judging begins at Civic Center. Call Gosper Extension Office for appointment in 4-H Foods, Photography, Home Environment, Clothing,

3-4 p.m. 4-H Sheep/Goat weigh in

4-6 p.m. 4-H Rabbits and Poultry Entry

4-5 p.m. 4-H Hog weigh in

7 p.m. 4-H Livestock Judging Contest - all Gosper County 4-H members are welcome to participate.

July 26

10:30 a.m. Golf Scramble at Johnson Lake Country Club

1 p.m. Bucket Calf Interview Judging for 1st year and 2nd year Bucket Calves. Clover Kid Bucket Calf Interview judging with be with 4-H Teens.

3 p.m. 4-H Companion Animal and Poultry Show in Ag Arena (Cat, Rabbit, Pet & Poultry). *4-H Rocket Launch to be held at conclusion of Pet & Poultry Show.

7 p.m. Free Entertainment on the Civic Center Stage: Jessie Karr Band

7 p.m. Elwood Rodeo Begins. Crowning of Elwood Rodeo Queen, Kids Events.

7 p.m.-12 a.m. Elwood Lions/Gosper County Carnival opens with rides and games.

July 27

8 a.m-10 p.m Civic Center open for viewing 4-H, FFA and Open Class entries

8 a.m. 4-H Clover Kids, Bucket Calf and 2nd Year Bucket Calf Show

9 a.m. 4-H Beef Show Begins.

5 p.m. Registration for 5K, 1 Mile Run/Walk and Kids 1/2 Mile Run at Elwood Track; 5:45 p.m. Kids 1/2 Mile Run, 12 & Under; 6 p.m. 5 K Run & 1 Mile Run/Walk

7 p.m.-12 a.m. Elwood Lions/Gosper Co. Carnival opens with rides and games.

7 p.m. Elwood Rodeo.

July 28

8 a.m.-6 p.m. Civic Center open for viewing 4-H, FFA and Open Class entries

10 a.m.-10 p.m. American Legion Food Stand open (north side of Civic Center)

2 p.m. Gosper 4-H Livestock Auction

7 p.m.-12 a.m. Elwood Lions/Gosper Co. Carnival rides and games open.

Johnson Lake

July 3

10:00 p.m. Light Up the Lake (Rain Date July 6 at 10:00 p.m.)

July 4

Boat Parade 10:00 a.m. 

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