Events for August 2017
Ord Area Chamber of Commerce
Jul 26 - Aug 2    Goodwill Trailer in Ord

The Goodwill trailer will be in Ord beginning at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, July 26 through Wednesday, August 2. 

Donate your gently used items including clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry, household items, computers and accessories, decorations, books, movies, tools, sheets and small appliances. Goodwill does not accept box televisions or mattresses. 
Date: July 26, 2017
Location: St. Mary's School 
527 North 20th Street, Ord (South Side) 
Contact: (308) 384-7896
Date/Time Details: July 26 - August 2, 2017
Jul 30 - Aug 5    Valley County Fair


Download a complete Valley County Fair schedule here
Date: July 30, 2017
Location: Valley County Fairgrounds
Contact: (308) 728-5071
Date/Time Details: July 30 - August 5, 2017
Aug 1    Chamber Ambassadors Committee Meeting
Date: August 1, 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
Date/Time Details: Tuesday, August 1 at 12:00 pm 
Aug 3    Chamber Pancake Feed


Join the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce for a Community Pancake Feed on Thursday, August 3 during the Valley County Fair. Bring the whole family! 
Date: August 3, 2017
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Outdoor stage area at the Valley County Fairgrounds
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Thursday, August 3 from 7:00-9:00 am
Fees/Admission: Free Will Donation 
Aug 4    Ord Farmers Market

Explore the Ord Farmers Market every Friday beginning June 9, 2017 through September 15, 2017. Find locally grown produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and more. 

Visit the Ord Farmers Market on Facebook
Date: August 4, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Downtown Ord
Date/Time Details: Fridays from 5:00-6:30 pm
Aug 5    Casey Donahew Band at the Valley County Fair

Don't miss out on the opportunity to see the Casey Donahew Band in Ord during the Valley County Fair on Saturday, August 5th. Featuring special guests, Lost County Road! 

Tickets will be available April 15 at Shelter Insurance (Ord), Pathway Bank (Ord), KNLV (Ord) and online

Alcohol will be served. IDs are required. RV parking will also be available. 

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Date: August 5, 2017
Location: Valley County Fairgrounds in Ord 
Date/Time Details: Saturday, August 5
Gates Open: 6:30 pm
Show Starts: 8:00 pm
Fees/Admission: $20 General Admission 
$25 Pit Tickets
Aug 6    Movie Matinee Sunday for Adults

Join The Ord Township Library


for a Movie Matinee for Adults every Sunday at 2pm
!

For a list of movies stop by or contact the library,
728-3012 or director@ordlibrary.org

 

Date: August 6, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Aug 7 - Aug 12    Missoula Children's Theatre Presenting Aladdin
Children ages 5-18 are welcome to participant in the Missoula's Children's Theatre's visit to Ord, Nebraska and rendition of Aladdin! 

Community Performances: 
Saturday, August 12 at 3:00 pm & 5:30 pm 

Contact The Golden Husk for registration and ticket information. 
Date: August 7, 2017
Location: The Golden Husk 
129. South 16th Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 730-8133
EMail: goldenhuskarts@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: August 7-12, 2017 
Aug 7    Movie Monday FOR ALL AGES!
 

Join The Ord Township Library
for Monday Movies with FREE popcorn!   3:30 - 5pm

For a list of movies stop by or contact the library,

728-3012 or director@ordlibrary.org

Date: August 7, 2017
Aug 8    Ord Area Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting

August 2017 Agenda 
July 2017 Minutes
 
Date: August 8, 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
Aug 10    Share A Smile Day - Community Event for Children at Valley View Senior Village
All children in the community are welcome to Valley View Senior Village on August 10th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. 

We will have crafts and snacks with the residents. 

Please stop by! 

Contact us if you have any questions or need more information!
Date: August 10, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Valley View Senior Village
220 S. 26th Street
Ord, Nebraska 68862
Contact: Jennifer Rassmussen
EMail: jrassmussen@valleyviewseniorvillage.com
Date/Time Details: August 10th, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Fees/Admission: Free! Snacks and crafts will be provided.
Aug 11    Ord Farmers Market

Explore the Ord Farmers Market every Friday beginning June 9, 2017 through September 15, 2017. Find locally grown produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and more. 

Visit the Ord Farmers Market on Facebook
Date: August 11, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Downtown Ord
Date/Time Details: Fridays from 5:00-6:30 pm
Aug 14    Valley County Tourism Committee Meeting

 
Date: August 14, 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, August 14 at 5:00 pm
Aug 15    Medicare Made Easy - A Discussion About Medicare Fraud, Medicare and Elder Abuse

Join us on Tuesday 08/15/17 at 11:00 a.m. for a presentation on Medicare Fraud, Medicare and Elder Abuse. 

The presentation will be given by Sheila Kennedy, a SHIIP representative. SHIIP stands for the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, and provides unbiased information on Medicare. 

Hosted by: Valley View Senior Village Skilled Nursing Facility
Snacks and coffee will be provided!

 
Date: August 15, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Ord Senior Center
206 North 16th Street, Ord
Contact: Jennifer Rassmussen
EMail: jrasmussen@valleyviewseniorvillage.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday, August 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Fees/Admission: Free
Aug 18    Ord Farmers Market

Explore the Ord Farmers Market every Friday beginning June 9, 2017 through September 15, 2017. Find locally grown produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and more. 

Visit the Ord Farmers Market on Facebook
Date: August 18, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Downtown Ord
Date/Time Details: Fridays from 5:00-6:30 pm
Aug 19 - Aug 20    Loup Valley Livestock Challenge

The best of the best from throughout the midwest will meet in Valley County for the Loup Valley Livestock Challenge. 
Date: August 19, 2017
Location: Valley County Fairgrounds 
Contact: (308) 728-5071
Date/Time Details: August 19-20, 2017 
Aug 19 - Aug 20    Bleed, Blister & Purge: American Frontier Medicine at Fort Hartsuff

The Fremont Pathfinders will be highlighting the medical advancements of the 1870's with surgeries, amputations and doctoring practices common on the American Frontier during this reinactment event at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park. Watch a small battle and the surgical procedures needed to assist these soldiers. 

Activities include skirmishes and drills on the Parade Ground, surgeries and amputations, reveille, assembly and post colors, orders of the day, Sunday church service at 10:00 am. 

Nebraska Park permit is required and available at the Post Headquarters. 

 
Date: August 19, 2017
Location: Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park 
82034 Fort Ave., Burwell 
Contact: (308) 346-4715
Date/Time Details: August 19-20, 2017
Fees/Admission: Nebraska Park Permit
Admission: $2-adults, $1-children (ages 3-12)
Aug 23    CNEDD Town Hall Meeting

What are your community's needs? Who are local partners for change? Help us create a roadmap for economic improvement. 

The Central Nebraska Economic Development District is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on August 23, 2017 from 6-8 pm at the Valley County Fairgrounds. 

All members of the public are invited to attend this Town Hall meeting sponsored by the Central Nebraska Economic Development District (CNEDD). The purpose of this meeting is to gather public in put regarding your county and community needs; the strengths and weaknesses of our Central Nebraska regional economy, growth sectors and clusters, partners in teh region and support and funding for development activities. 

You can also provide pubic comment through an online survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/cnedd2017ceds. 
Date: August 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Valley County Fairgrounds
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, August 23 from 6-8 pm 
Aug 24    Heartland Bank Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Celebrate Heartland Bank's new Ord location during their Open House from 4:00-7:00 pm with a Ribbon Cutting at 4:00 pm.  
Date: August 24, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 1518 J Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 728-7676
Date/Time Details: Thursday, August 24 from 4:00-7:00 pm
Aug 25 - Aug 27    North Loup Popcorn Days

Three days of all the free popcorn you can eat! Kids' actvities, popcorn art shows, team penning, ranch rodeos, parades, a carnival and more! Find a complete schedule here

Don't miss Nebraska's longest continuously running celebration - going 116 years strong! 

This year's theme: Favorite TV Commercials 

 
Date: August 25, 2017
Website: http://www.popcorndays.net
Location: North Loup, NE 
Contact: Larry White, President (308) 496-3423
Date/Time Details: August 25-27, 2017
Aug 25    Ord Farmers Market

Explore the Ord Farmers Market every Friday beginning June 9, 2017 through September 15, 2017. Find locally grown produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and more. 

Visit the Ord Farmers Market on Facebook
Date: August 25, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Downtown Ord
Date/Time Details: Fridays from 5:00-6:30 pm
Aug 25    Final Friday at Valley Fire Espresso & Cafe

Enjoy great coffee, tasty food and beautiful art during Valley Fire's Final Fridays. 

This Friday features Sarah Holmquist with the Normal Roasting Company. Sarah will demonstrate coffee brewing, allowing participants to enjoy a variety of coffee options. 
Date: August 25, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Valley Fire Expresso & Cafe
140 South 15th Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 728-1449
EMail: jenniferlewis505@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Friday, August 25 from 5:00-7:00 pm 
Aug 30    Valley County Economic Development Board Meeting
Date: August 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: VCED Office
1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: trevorlee@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, August 30 at 7:00 pm