Top 10 Things To Do

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Here are the Editor’s Picks for the Top 10 Things To Do While Visiting Fairbury!

Memories and More Antique Mall, Fairbury Nebraska

Go Antique Shopping "On The Square"

Fairbury’s Historic Downtown Square serves as the perfect backdrop for finding treasures from decades past. Five shops all within walking distance will provide hours of treasure-hunting fun! Click Here For More Info!

Rock Creek Station, State Historic Park, Fairbury Nebraska

Visit Rock Creek Station State Historical Park

Rock Creek Station is located six miles SE of Fairbury along the Oregon Trail and it enters Jefferson County. Here you can still see the ruts created by the wagon trains heading west, watch a blacksmith shape metal, explore trails and ranches on foot or on horseback, and learn about Oregon Trail and Pony Express history at the Visitor’s Center.

Rock Island Railroad Depot Museum, Fairbury Nebraska

Visit Rock Island Depot Museum

Rock Creek Station is located six miles SE of Fairbury along the Oregon Trail and it enters Jefferson County. Here you can still see the ruts created by the wagon trains heading west, watch a blacksmith shape metal, explore trails and ranches on foot or on horseback, and learn about Oregon Trail and Pony Express history at the Visitor’s Center.

Fairbury City Museum, Fairbury Nebraska

Visit The Fairbury City Museum

If you are looking for a family-friendly activity this weekend, check out the Fairbury City Museum. The Fairbury City Museum has a very impressive inventory of period items that have been donated by friends and families of the community and is located in the former West Elementary School at 11th & Elm Streets, just two blocks south of Highway 136. The Fairbury City Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 – 4 pm. Stop by and see all the wonderful treasures and learn about Fairbury’s history!

Camp & Fish at Crystal Springs Campground, Fairbury Nebraska

Camp & Fish at Crystal Springs Campground

Crystal Springs may be near Fairbury, but it is a world apart from city life. The 73-acre park just southwest of Fairbury offers recreation and a variety of wildlife viewing opportunities in a location that is less than five miles from civilization. Here you can fish and camp. Kids can play on the playground and feed the ducks and geese.

Take the kids to the Frontier Fun Park, Fairbury Nebraska

Take the kids to the Frontier Fun Park

If you are looking for a family-friendly activity this weekend, check out the Fairbury City Museum. The Fairbury City Museum has a very impressive inventory of period items that have been donated by friends and families of the community and is located in the former West Elementary School at 11th & Elm Streets, just two blocks south of Highway 136. The Fairbury City Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 – 4 pm. Stop by and see all the wonderful treasures and learn about Fairbury’s history!

Play Disc Golf at McNish Park, Fairbury Nebraska

Play Disc Golf at McNish Park

The Fairbury Disc Golf Course is open year round and has nine holes nestled among the mature trees, fountains, rocks and waterfalls, making it a course that is fun for all skill levels, from beginner to pro.

Fairbury Country Club, 9 and Dine, Fairbury Nebraska

Golf and Dine at Fairbury Country Club

This 9-hole golf course is located on the slopes of the Little Blue River Valley just south of Fairbury, NE, the Fairbury Country Club invites golfers of all abilities to enjoy this picturesque and challenging layout.

Deer Hunting, Fairbury Nebraska

Hunt Deer, Turkey, Pheasant and Quail

The Fairbury, Nebraska area boasts world-class hunting opportunities. Sportsmen from all over the world come to hunt pheasant, quail, turkeys, white tail deer and snow geese. With two premier sporting goods businesses available to help define your season.

Bonham Theatre, Fairbury Nebraska

Enjoy A Movie At Fairbury's Historic Movie Theatre

Welcome to the newly renovated Bonham Theatre!The Bonham Theater is located 1/2 block north of the Historic Downtown Square in Fairbury on E Street. Built in 1926 by Universal Pictures and a small group of local investors, it closed in 2012. It was then purchased and renovated by the Bonham Theatre Project, a non-profit organization and with the help of volunteers, shows first-run movies in a theater once known as “the showplace of southeast Nebraska”.