Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - July 16, 2014
SARPY COUNTY FAIR 2014
SARPY COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
JULY 30 – AUGUST 3
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events & schedules
The First United Methodist Church in Springfield invites all children to gear up at Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God Vacation Bible School. Explore and experience how the ordinary becomes extraordinary with God! The fun begins July 20 and ends July 24 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 480 Main Street in Springfield.
The adventure includes music that will wow your ears, interactive Bible fun, super science, cool crafts, delicious snacks, great games, and more. To be a part of all the excitement at Workshop of Wonders, call 402-253-2270 during the week or visit the church’s website at springfieldmethodist.com. Registration is open to all preschool through sixth grade age children. We ask a $5 donation per child with a maximum of $10 per family.
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY
MONDAY JULY 21, 6:00PM
The Sarpy County Ag Society will host a ribbon cutting at the Fairgrounds to dedicate the new Motor Sports Complex. The public is welcome.
MRS. CONNERY'S SUMMER THEATRE
INTO THE WOODS, JUNIOR
JULY 25, 7:00PM
SPRINGFIELD COMMUNITY BUILDING
All your favorite characters—Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), and the Witch—meet and interact in this whimsical original story. The musical centers on a baker and his wife who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the king's festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse and wind up changed forever.
SOARING WINGS VINEYARD
17111 S 138th St
Springfield, NE 68059
(Nebraska Law stipulates that no outside alcohol can be brought onto the premise.)
COMING UP …
Sunday Music is still going strong! No cover charge - music is from 2-5 pm.
6th - Jeff Tomes
13th - Daniel Christian
20th - Tim Koehn
27th - The Wildwoods
Friday Night Music is back! Your favorite Friday night activity is back and better than ever! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and friends and come out to enjoy the music! Music will be outside weather permitting. $5 cover charge.
4th - Jumpin' Kate and The Naked Reserves
11th - Soldiers of Soul
18th - Edge of Arbor and The Tara Vaughan Band
25th - Dance of a Parrothead
Check out upcoming performers and events at www.soaringwingswine.com!
See You at the Winery!
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‘King O’ the Moon’ Auditions at Lofte
The Lofte Community Theatre near Manley announces it will be holding open auditions on Sunday, July 20 and Monday, July 21 at 7pm for its upcoming production, ‘King O’ the Moon.’ Depending upon the number auditioning, the process should be completed by 8pm each night.
Written by tom Dudzik, ‘King’ is the sequel to ‘Over the Tavern.’ In this story, the Pazinski family has left the conservative 1950s for the rebellious 1960s. Apollo 11 is about to land on the moon and the family has gathered to honor their late father’s memory. A complete cast list can be found on the audition page of www.Lofte.com.
The production will be directed by Kevin Colbert. The cast calls for four men and 3 women (ages 20-60). Rehearsals will begin the week of July 28. Production dates are August 30-September 14. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Actors should bring a list of possible schedule conflicts to the audition. Those with questions may call the Lofte box office at (402) 234-2553.
TWIN FIDDLING WORKSHOP
The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in Avoca, Nebraska, is offering a TWIN FIDDLING WORKSHOP, on Saturday, August 2, from 10 AM - 12 Noon, in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse. This workshop, led by championship fiddler and author Deborah Greenblatt, is perfect for fiddlers who want to learn to play duets with other fiddlers. Students of all ages will learn how to construct their own harmony parts by ear, and by writing the notes down in standard notation. Tunes will range in difficulty from easy to intermediate. Fiddle tunes from many traditions will be explored, including Irish, Swedish, Klezmer, Cajun, Scottish, etc.
Enrollment is limited to 10 fiddlers, and pre-registration is required. To sign up, or to ask questions, e-mail
~Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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