Events for December 2017
Ord Area Chamber of Commerce
Dec 2    Daniel Martinez & The Jarana Band

Enjoy a Latin style Christmas concert featuring a flamenco guitar stylist. Tickets are available at The Golden Husk and the Ord Area Chamber office. 
Date: December 2, 2017
Location: The Golden Husk 
129 South 16th Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 730-8133
EMail: goldenhuskarts@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 2 at 7:30 pm
Fees/Admission: $15/adults, $10/students
Dec 3    Holiday Movie for Adults at the Ord Township Library

Enjoy a free holiday movie each Sunday from November 26 through December 17 at the Ord Township Library.
Date: December 3, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Ord Township Library 
1718 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3012
EMail: director@ordlibrary.org
Date/Time Details: Sunday, November 26 & Sunday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 2:00 pm 
Fees/Admission: Free
Dec 4    Machinery Consignment Auction with Wolf, Inc.

Don't miss Wolf, Inc. Auction & Real Estate's End of the Year Machinery Consignment Auction on Monday, December 4 at 10:00 am at the Valley County Fairgrounds. Visit their website for more details. 
Date: December 4, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Valley County Fairgrounds
Contact: (308) 728-3101
Date/Time Details: Monday, December 4 at 10:00 am
Dec 6    Great Western Bank's Holiday Open House
Come join us at Great Western Bank for some Holiday fun and appetizers by Jubilee Catering and Events!
Come meet Santa Claus at 2:30. 
Date: December 6, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Great Western Bank Ord
Date/Time Details: December 6th
2:30PM - 6:30PM
Dec 6    Community Forum

The Valley County Ministerial Association invites you to this important discussion to learn about the issues of addiction in our community. The Community Forum will feature a panel of local speakers including mental health professionals, law enforcement, representatives from Know the Truth and educators. This event will also offer proactive solutions, action steps and resources to support our community. 

For more information, contact teh VCMA through Rev. Doug Durre at (308) 728-7088 or at doug@ordchurch.com. 
Date: December 6, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: The Golden Husk 
129 South 16th Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 728-7088
EMail: doug@ordchurch.com
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, December 6 at 7:00 pm 
Dec 7    Pathway Bank Christmas Open House & Customer Appreciation
Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 124 South 14th Street, Ord 
EMail: kritterbush@pathwaybank.com
Date/Time Details: Thursday, December 7 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Dec 9    Bethany Lutheran Church Cookie Walk
Bethany Lutheran Church
Cookie Walk
Saturday, December 9th
9AM - 12PM
Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dec 9    Heartland Youth Ranch Christmas Open House


Join Heartland Youth Ranch for their Holiday Open House on December 9 from 4-8 pm. Enjoy food, fellowship and learn more about the activities that take place at the ranch and how your child or grandchild can participate. 
Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Website: http://www.heartlandyouthranch.org
Location: 80997 Hwy 11, North Loup
South of Ord between Ord and North Loup
Contact: (308) 496-4348
EMail: heartlandyouthranch@hotmail.com
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 9 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Dec 10    Holiday Movie for Adults at the Ord Township Library

Enjoy a free holiday movie each Sunday from November 26 through December 17 at the Ord Township Library.
Date: December 10, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Ord Township Library 
1718 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3012
EMail: director@ordlibrary.org
Date/Time Details: Sunday, November 26 & Sunday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 2:00 pm 
Fees/Admission: Free
Dec 11    Valley County Tourism Committee Meeting
Date: December 11, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Valley County Tourism Office
1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Monday, December 11 at 5:00 pm
Dec 12    Ord Area Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting

 
Date: December 12, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ord Area Chamber Office
1514 K Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Dec 13 - Dec 14    Ord's North Pole Express
Date: December 13, 2017
Location: Pick-up & drop-off will take place at Ord Elementary School
Contact: (308) 430-2443
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, December 13 & Thursday, December 14
Dec 14    Ord Housing Authority Open House

Join the Ord Housing Authority for a Holiday Open House!

Please bring 2 items for the Food Pantry to be registered for a prize. 

Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 2410 K Street, Ord
Dec 14    Sandstone Grill Open House

Don't miss Sandstone Grill's Holiday Open House on Thursday, December 14 from 5:00-7:00 pm. Taste their delicious hor de'vores and enjoy hot cider. 
Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 416 Grand Avenue, Burwell 
Contact: (308) 346-4582
EMail: tenise@nctc.net
Date/Time Details: Thursday, December 14 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Dec 15    Main Street Gallery Open House

Celebrate the arts during Main Street Gallery's Christmas Open House on December 15-16, 2017 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

Enjoy refreshments and their selection of greeting cards, candles, screen printed shirts, handmade and vintage jewelry, hat and scarf sets, antiques, books, pottery and many other gift items! 

You can also view the work of Carol VanNordheim, a new art technique by Priscilla Maagarden-Andrews, new artwork and textile rugs by local artist Jenn Schauer and new wire-wrapped crystal jewelry by Crystal Sturtz of Earthy Jem Shop. 

Friday Only - book signing by Nebraska author Gordon Strong from 1:00-3:00 pm. 
Date: December 15, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Main Street Gallery 
Downtown North Loup 
Date/Time Details: Friday, December 15 & Saturday, December 16 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 16    The Darkest Day - Scratchtown Brewing Company

The darkest day is coming on December 16, 2017. Nothing is more metal than cupcakes and beer. 

Details coming soon. 
Date: December 16, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location: Scratchtown Brewing Company 
141 S. 16th Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 728-5050
EMail: caleb@scratchtown.beer
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 16 from 10:00 am - 10:00 pm 
Dec 16    Main Street Gallery Open House

Celebrate the arts during Main Street Gallery's Christmas Open House on December 15-16, 2017 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

Enjoy refreshments and their selection of greeting cards, candles, screen printed shirts, handmade and vintage jewelry, hat and scarf sets, antiques, books, pottery and many other gift items! 

You can also view the work of Carol VanNordheim, a new art technique by Priscilla Maagarden-Andrews, new artwork and textile rugs by local artist Jenn Schauer and new wire-wrapped crystal jewelry by Crystal Sturtz of Earthy Jem Shop. 

Friday Only - book signing by Nebraska author Gordon Strong from 1:00-3:00 pm. 
Date: December 16, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Main Street Gallery 
Downtown North Loup 
Date/Time Details: Friday, December 15 & Saturday, December 16 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 16    Maschka's Building Center Customer Appreciation

Visit Maschka's Building Center for their Customer Appreciation on Saturday, December 16th from 10 am - 1 pm.

They will have many in store specials to help make your Christmas shopping convenient! Check out their Milwaukee specials, including heated coats. All on sale now!
Date: December 16, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 240 W. Bridge Street, Arcadia 
Contact: (308) 789-6252
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 16 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dec 16    Santa at Anderson Pharmacy

Stop by and get your photo with Santa at Anderson Pharmacy in Ord! 
Date: December 16, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 1429 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-5922
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 16 from 1-3:00 pm
Dec 16    Lions Club Christmas Party

Enjoy a visit from Santa followed by free skating at the North Loup Lion's Club Christmas Party on Saturday, December 16. 
Date: December 16, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: North Loup Community Building 
Contact: (308) 219-0382
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 16
Dec 17    Holiday Movie for Adults at the Ord Township Library

Enjoy a free holiday movie each Sunday from November 26 through December 17 at the Ord Township Library.
Date: December 17, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Ord Township Library 
1718 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3012
EMail: director@ordlibrary.org
Date/Time Details: Sunday, November 26 & Sunday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 2:00 pm 
Fees/Admission: Free
Dec 19    BankFirst Christmas Open House
Come join BankFirst for a festive Christmas Open House full of jolly & joy!
Date: December 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:
​BankFirst
2710 L St.
Ord, NE  68862
Date/Time Details:
9 AM - 4 PM
Dec 21    Professional Eyecare Patient Appreciation Day

Join Professional Eyecare for their Patient Appreciation Day on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Save up to 40% on select non-prescription sunglasses. Enjoy Christmas treats and sign up to win one of two $50 gift certificates. 
Date: December 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: 1511 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3229
Date/Time Details: Thursday, December 21 from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dec 22    Christmas - Offices Closing Early

The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Valley County Economic Development offices will close at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 22, 2017 for the Christmas holiday. 
Date: December 22, 2017
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
Date/Time Details: Friday, December 22, 2017
Dec 22    An Evening with Prodigal Son at Scratchtown

Spend an evening at Scratchtown Brewing Company while listing to a live performance by Prodigal Son. Find more details from the Facebook event
Date: December 22, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Scratchtown Brewing Company 
141 South 16th Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-5050
EMail: caleb@scratchtown.beer
Date/Time Details: Friday, December 22 from 7:00-10:00 pm
Dec 23    Open Skating in North Loup

Enjoy Open Skating at the North Loup Community Building on Saturday, December 16 from 5:30-9:00 pm. Bring your friends and family! All are welcome!

Sponsored by the North Loup Lions Club. 
Date: December 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: North Loup Community Building 
Contact: (308) 219-0382
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 23 from 7:00-9:00 pm 
Fees/Admission: $1/person
Dec 23 - Dec 24    Ya'll Come Back Saloon's Pre-Christmas Party

Celebrate the holiday weekend at Y'all Come Back Saloon for their Pre-Christmas celebration with live music by Lost County Road. 
Date: December 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location: 127 N 16th Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-5881
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 23 from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dec 25    Christmas - Offices Closed

The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Valley County Economic Development offices will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017 for the Christmas holidays. 
Date: December 25, 2017
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
Date/Time Details: Monday, December 25, 2017
Dec 30    Movie Night at The Golden Husk

Enjoy a movie theater experience with your friends and family to celebrate the New Year!  The Golden Husk will be showing "A Dog's Purpose." Bring a picture of your favorite dog and get a free bag of popcorn! 

A devoted dog (Josh Gad) discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan (Bryce Gheisar). As the boy grows older and comes to a crossroad, the dog once again comes back into his life to remind him of his true self. Movie rated PG. 

 
Date: December 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thegoldenhusk/
Location: The Golden Husk 
129 South 16th Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 730-8133
EMail: goldenhuskarts@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Saturday, December 30 at 7:00 pm 
Fees/Admission: $5/adults, $3/students (18 & younger), Free for children 5 and younger
Dec 31    Sunday Brunch at Jubilee Events & Catering

Enjoy an upscale Sunday brunch with Jubilee Events & Catering. Brunch will include a salad bar with scrumptious toppings, delicious breakfast, dinner and dessert choices and will feature carved beef and pork loin. 

Space is limited. Please make your reservations by calling (308) 730-1466.

Sunday Brunch dates are listed through January 2018 but will continue each Sunday throughout the year!
Date: December 31, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Jubilee-Events-Catering-1694667643891058/
Location: Jubilee Events & Catering
1528 L Street, Ord
Contact: Melanie Boden (308) 730-1466
EMail: jubileecatering.ord@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Dec 31 - Jan 1    New Year's Celebration at the Ord Vet's Club

Don't miss the local favorite, Lost County Road, during the Ord Veteran Club's New Year's Eve Celebration on Sunday, December 31, 2017! 
Date: December 31, 2017
Time: 9:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Sunday, December 31 from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am 
Contact: (308) 728-5351
Date/Time Details: 246 South 15th Street, Ord