The PonyXpress Competitive Trail Ride returns to Rock Creek Station on August 29 & 30, 2015. After about a decade’s absence, we are excited to once again bring this ride to the area. Over 40 horse & rider teams will be competing on Saturday and Sunday. We encourage visitors to come to the ranch to see the riders and welcome them to Rock Creek and the Fairbury area. There will be competitive events on the grounds both days all day long so stop by and bring the family! Click Here for flyer
Come out to Alexandria for a night of camping and a refreshing morning of fishing. Participants must pay camp fees, have a valid fishing license and have a park entry permit. We will be giving information to help clean and score a carp, cooking and recipes, proper baits and techniques.
For kids or adults who need help casting, we will provide instruction!
B.Y.O. Fishing poles, bait and archery supplies.
A prize will be awarded for the biggest Carp caught on a reel and one of the most Carp caught.
Football season is here and what better way to start the season than a free punt, pass and kick skills competition for boys and girls, ages 6-15. All youth are invited to come this Sunday, August 30 to the Jefferson Intermediate Track, 924 K Street in Fairbury to show off their skills. Please no cleats. Registration will begin at 2 p.m. and the competition starts at 2:30 p.m.
For more information please contact:
Nels Sorensen Jr., 402-300-1139 (voice/text) or
visit the Optimist Facebook event page Click Here
Rock Creek Station invites you to join them for a living history day held every 3rd Saturday May through October. A vehicle park entry permit is required; and can be purchased at the Visitor Center. With your admission you gain access to Rock Creek’s pristine site and park activities. Experience history come to life; this is not an opportunity you will want to miss!
In celebration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Hope Crisis Center invites the community to attend a Candlelight Vigil. The vigil will be held to raise awareness about domestic violence and to remember those who have died at the hands of their loved one, support those who still suffer and celebrate those who have survived. The evening will feature a Survivor’s Story and other speakers from our community.
*In case of inclement weather the vigil will be held at Hope Crisis Center, 425 F Street, Fairbury, NE
Saturday, October 3rd
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00-9:00am- Pancake Breakfast-Town Hall
8:00am – Horseradish/Bake Sale /Salsa/Jelly/Crafts
Ticket Sales for Basket Bonanza-Town Hall
9:00 am- Sweet Tooth Booth-Park Shelter
9:30am- Food Stand opens-Town Hall
11:00am-Bike Rodeo/Kids games/Face Painting
11:30am-Church Dinner-Church Basement
12:00pm-Cake Walk-Main Street
1:00pm- Homemade Ice Cream-Park Shelter
1:00pm- Duck Race-City Park-tickets may be purchased
in the Town Hall or in advance from Cheryl McAtee
Basket Bonanza and Door Prize drawings after the Auction
Tickets available in advance from any church member and at the Town Hall the day of the Festival – for a 42”flat screen TV,
Coleman Camping Grill and $100 cash
Souper Fun Run 7K Trail & Road Run or 1 MI Trail/Run
Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Sponsorship. The Fairbury Kiwanis and PTA organizations have teamed up to bring the Harlem Ambassadors to town. So get ready for dazzling ball-handling tricks, high-flying slam dunks and hilarious family comedy.
Join the Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Show on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 7pm at the Fairbury High School Gymnasium, as they take on The One Night Wonders, a team of local players.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Fairbury Chamber of Commerce for $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for students and at the door for $7.00. Admission is free for children 3 and under.
All proceeds will benefit Kiwanis and PTA organizations and they are still looking for sponsorships, so please contact Danni Starck at 402-793-5330 if you are interested.
The Harlem Ambassadors, it’s not your grandfather’s show!
Plans are well underway for the 2015 Steele City Flea Market September 19 and 20.
Two new activities planned at this years
event, sand volleyball and a street dance.
Sand volleyball will be held Saturday, September
19 at 10 a.m.
The event is a co-ed tournament with a
small entry fee. For more information contact
Adam D’Angelo at 402-587-1055. A
beer garden and street dance will be held
September 19 from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Read Full Article ...
Trail Of Treasures Event On October 2nd-4th, 2015
The Byway 136 – Heritage Highway 136 Association is excited to announce our upcoming Trail of Treasures event to be held on October 2, 3 and 4, 2015.
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The American flag flapping above the McBattas Packaging and Printing building on the north edge of town is unremarkable as flags go.
At 3-by-5-feet, it’s not especially large. Its colors, of course, are the standard red, white and blue, and it has 50 stars and 13 stripes. Read More ...
Online Tools Link Job Seekers to Hundreds of Jobs In The Fairbury Area
The Nebraska Department of Labor is partnering with Fairbury.com to provide a direct link to local jobs through NE Works, Nebraska’s public labor exchange. Based on agreed search criteria set for the area, a link called “Fairbury Area Jobs” on Fairbury.com now provides a direct link to available jobs. Currently, there are 278 jobs listed within a 30-mile radius of Fairbury.
In addition to the Fairbury Area Jobs link, job seekers also have a direct link to job listings that appear in the Fairbury Journal-News Help Wanted classifieds by clicking on the “Local Job Listings” link, which also appears on the front page of Fairbury.com in the left navigation pane under Job Listings.