Events for July 2018
Ord Area Chamber of Commerce
Jul 1    Arcadia's 4th of July Celebration

Join the Arcadia Community Boosters for an afternoon of 4th of July fun at the park by the Middle Loup River. Be sure to stay for the fireworks display after dark. 
Date: July 1, 2018
Location: Arcadia Park 
Date/Time Details: Sunday, July 1 
Jul 1    FREE Movie Matinee for Adults
Free Movie Matinees for Adults
2:00 every Sunday afternoon at the library
Movie Title is on the door of the Library.
Date: July 1, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.ordlibrary.org
Location: 1718 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3012
EMail: director@ordlibrary.org
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday at 2:00 pm
Jul 4    Story Time @ Your Library
Story Time @ Your Library
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
10:30am or 7:00pm.
Registration at the Library
Date: July 4, 2018
Jul 4    Independence Day - Offices Closed
The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Valley County Economic Development offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day. 
Date: July 4, 2018
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord       
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, July 4
Jul 4    North Loup's 4th of July Fireworks & Activities

North Loup Fireworks will take place in town on Wednesday, July 4! 

Come early for family-friendly activities...

Kids Water Games - 4:00 pm 
Free Will Donation Supper - 6:00 pm 

Activities will take place south of the fire station. 
Date: July 4, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: North Loup 
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, July 4
Jul 4    Karp & Krow Trap League

Karp & Krow Trap League

150 targets ? 50-61 yard singles
(determined on 16 yard singles score)

25-handicap ? 25-wobble ? 50-doubles
(cab substitute handicap scores instead of shooting doubles)

$40 for 6 weeks
Wednesday nights at 6PM
June 27 - August 1


note: the week of July 4 the shoot will be on Thursday the 5

Contact Mark Hackel at 308-730-1217 for more information.
Date: July 4, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Jul 4    Ord's 4th of July Fireworks

The splash pad is open and a Chicago ball game will take place before the fireworks! Bring the whole family for the grand fireworks display in Ord's Bussell Park.
Date: July 4, 2018
Time: 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Bussell Park, Ord
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, July 4
Jul 5    KING FM Sticker Kickoff at Speed's Apple Market

KING FM will be kicking off the Summer Window Sticker Promotion at Speeds’s Apple Market in Ord on Thursday, July 5th. We will broadcast live from Speed’s from 11-1 pm. Stop in to get your KING FM window sticker for your vehicle to get entered for a chance to win $139 cash, T-shirts and even concert tickets! Larry will also be having a free BBQ serving AJ’s famous hot dogs. Stop in for free BBQ and get your KING FM window sticker at Speed’s Apple Market.

 
Date: July 5, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Speed's Apple Market
922 North 28th Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3263
Date/Time Details: Thursday, July 5 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jul 6    VCHS Foundation Golf Tournament

Team spots are now filled. Please still plan to join us for the live auction and raffles after the tournament. 

Your participation allows us to give support for a variety of needs at Valley County Health System. 

This annual tournament is a 4-person scramble with an 8:00am shotgun start. Registration forms will be mailed soon. If you have not golfed with us before and would like one sent your way, please let us know. 

We invite the public to join us for the live auction and raffles immediately following the tournament (approximately 4:00pm) at the golf course, and enjoy some delicious appetizers. 

For more information, or to make a donation, please contact Becky Ries at 308-728-4299 or bries@valleycountyhealthsystem.org.
Date: July 6, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Ord Golf Course 
Contact: (308) 728-4299
EMail: bries@valleycountyhealthsystem.org
Date/Time Details: Friday, July 6
Jul 6    Ord Farmers' Market
Don't miss the Ord Farmer's Market on the downtown square. Find local product, honey, baked goodies and more! 

Vendor Information & Registration Form
Date: July 6, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 16th Street in Downtown Ord
Contact: Pat Marsh (308) 730-1775 or Vicky Hurby (308) 628-4427
Date/Time Details: Friday from June 15 - September 15, 5:00-6:30 pm 
Jul 6    OHS Alumni Open House

OHS Alumni Open House at The Golden Husk Theatre on Friday, July 6th during the Ord Farmer's Market.

Take a tour of the theatre, enjoy free popcorn and lemonade and pick up a copy of the new Venture to Valley County travel guide!

Sponsored by The Golden Husk and Valley County Community Foundation Fund. 
Date: July 6, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 129 South 16th Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 730-8133
Date/Time Details: Friday, July 6 from 5:00-6:30 pm
Fees/Admission: Free
Jul 7    Ord High School Alumni Banquet


Tickets can be purchased at any local bank and at Cheveux Salon. 
Date: July 7, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Trotter Event Center 
127 Trotter Ave., Ord 
Contact: Megan Cargill (308) 730-0622
Date/Time Details: Saturday, July 7, 2018
Fees/Admission: $25/person
Jul 7    Ord Country Run

The 39th Annual Dan Klimek Sr. Ord Country Run is Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Bussell Park in Ord. 

10K Walkers - 7:00 am 
Kids' 1 Mile - 7:30 am 
10K, 3 Mile Runners & Other Walkers - 7:45 am 

Online entry is available at ordcountryrun18.itemorder.com. Enter online before June 25. Include each person's name, gender, age and race they will be entering. 

Entries sent by mail should be mailed or delivered to Misko Sports (1522 L Street Ord, NE 68862). Make checks payable to Misko Sports. 

$15 registration fee
$10 for ages 13 & under
$20 race day entries 
$10 for ages 13 & under for race day entry 

Entries after June 25 may have limited shirt availability. 
 
Date: July 7, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Bussell Park, Ord 
Contact: Rich Cecetka (308) 728-5118
Date/Time Details: Saturday, July 7, 2018 
Jul 8    FREE Movie Matinee for Adults
Free Movie Matinees for Adults
2:00 every Sunday afternoon at the library
Movie Title is on the door of the Library.
Date: July 8, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.ordlibrary.org
Location: 1718 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3012
EMail: director@ordlibrary.org
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday at 2:00 pm
Jul 10    Ord Area Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
July 2018 Agenda 
June 2018 Minutes
Date: July 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Website: http://www.OrdNebraska.com
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday, July 10 at 12:00 pm 
Jul 11    Sandhills MOPS Play Date

Need a Mom Friend?
Join Us For a Play Date!
Sandhill MOPS, a community of moms, will meet at Burwell Park

Find Updates on Facebook - @MOPSSandhills

 
Date: July 11, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Burwell Park
Jul 11    Karp & Krow Trap League

Karp & Krow Trap League

150 targets ? 50-61 yard singles
(determined on 16 yard singles score)

25-handicap ? 25-wobble ? 50-doubles
(cab substitute handicap scores instead of shooting doubles)

$40 for 6 weeks
Wednesday nights at 6PM
June 27 - August 1


note: the week of July 4 the shoot will be on Thursday the 5

Contact Mark Hackel at 308-730-1217 for more information.
Date: July 11, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Jul 13    Ord Farmers' Market
Don't miss the Ord Farmer's Market on the downtown square. Find local product, honey, baked goodies and more! 

Vendor Information & Registration Form
Date: July 13, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 16th Street in Downtown Ord
Contact: Pat Marsh (308) 730-1775 or Vicky Hurby (308) 628-4427
Date/Time Details: Friday from June 15 - September 15, 5:00-6:30 pm 
Jul 14    Hallmark Ornament Premier at Anderson Pharmacy

Don't miss first in series, final in series and limited quantity Hallmark ornaments. Anniversary ornaments will also be featured during the premier event.

The event runs through July 22. 
Date: July 14, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1429 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-5922
Date/Time Details: Saturday, July 14 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Jul 15    Fort Hartsuff Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

A dutch oven cooking demonstration will take place at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park at 10:30 am. Visit with Laura and Sara about Dutch oven cooking techniques and sample three recipes. There is no charge for the demonstration.

Jeff Barnes will also be speaking about his newest book, Nebraska's Landmark Buildings, at the Enlisted Men's Barracks beginning at 3:00 pm.

A Nebraska Park Permit is required and available at Post Headquarters.
Date: July 15, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: 82034 Fort. Ave., Burwell
Contact: (308) 346-4715
Date/Time Details: Sunday, July 15
Fees/Admission: Free. State Park permit required.
Jul 15    FREE Movie Matinee for Adults
Free Movie Matinees for Adults
2:00 every Sunday afternoon at the library
Movie Title is on the door of the Library.
Date: July 15, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.ordlibrary.org
Location: 1718 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3012
EMail: director@ordlibrary.org
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday at 2:00 pm
Jul 16    Valley County Tourism Committee Meeting
Date: July 16, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Website: http://www.VisitValleyCounty.com
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Monday, July 9 at 5:00 pm 
Jul 18    Story Time @ Your Library
Story Time @ Your Library
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
10:30am or 7:00pm.
Registration at the Library
Date: July 18, 2018
Jul 18    Caring for Caregivers Lunch & Learn

Join Valley County Health System for a Lunch & Learn! 

WHAT: Caring for Caregivers - Managing Stress in the Caregiving Role 
WHEN: Wednesday, July 18 from 12:00-1:00 pm 
WHERE: VCHS Vintage Rehab Department 

GUEST SPEAKERS: VCHS Heritage Program for Seniors Staff: 
Riley Smith, CMSW, LMHP
Macaela Haas, PLMHP
Ruth Jones, PCMSW, PLMHP
Emily Feese, Graduate Intern 

A free lunch will be provided. 

To register, contact Stephanie Hemmer at (308) 728-4327 by July 13.
 
Date: July 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: VCHS Vintage Rehab Department
Contact: (308) 728-4327
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 12:00-1:00 pm
Fees/Admission: FREE
Jul 18    Karp & Krow Trap League

Karp & Krow Trap League

150 targets ? 50-61 yard singles
(determined on 16 yard singles score)

25-handicap ? 25-wobble ? 50-doubles
(cab substitute handicap scores instead of shooting doubles)

$40 for 6 weeks
Wednesday nights at 6PM
June 27 - August 1


note: the week of July 4 the shoot will be on Thursday the 5

Contact Mark Hackel at 308-730-1217 for more information.
Date: July 18, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Jul 18    Living Leadership: Rooted In Truth Series

Ladies...at times, we get caught up in all the doing and lose sight of the Truth in which we were designed to be ROOTED IN. Join us on a journey to deepen our roots so that together we can stand and live out the truth.

Wednesday, July 18 will be the first of four sessions of Living Leadershp: Rooted in Truth for women in mentoring positions such as teachers, paraprofessionals, 4-H leaders, school board members, homeschool moms, daycare providers, piano teachers, church leaders, youth group leaders and women in any other mentorship role.

Wednesday, July 18 - I am BECAUSE Jesus IS
Wednesday, August 15 - Love IN Action 
Wednesday, September 26 - To Serve is to Live
Wednesday, October 17 - Living IN Truth

RSVP to unitetoknow@gmail.com

Hosted by Forged in Faith Oak Ministries and Glow Leadership, LLC
Date: July 18, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Loup City Community Center - 803 O Street, Loup City
Contact: (308) 202-0025
EMail: unitetoknow@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: July 18, August 15, September 26, October 17
Fees/Admission: $15 per session OR $50 for all 4 sessions
Costs include all materials and light snack.
Jul 20    Ord Farmers' Market
Don't miss the Ord Farmer's Market on the downtown square. Find local product, honey, baked goodies and more! 

Vendor Information & Registration Form
Date: July 20, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 16th Street in Downtown Ord
Contact: Pat Marsh (308) 730-1775 or Vicky Hurby (308) 628-4427
Date/Time Details: Friday from June 15 - September 15, 5:00-6:30 pm 
Jul 20    Six Days; No Net Youth Theatre Production/Camp WItness Bible Camp at The Golden Husk
Date: July 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: The Golden Husk 
129 South 16th Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 730-8133
Date/Time Details: Friday, July 20 at 7:00 pm
Jul 21    Ord Mud Drags

Registration from 9:00 - 11:00 am. Event starts at 1:00 pm.

The Roy's Place/Elyria Garden's food trailer will be on site to feed you from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm!
Date: July 21, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Valley County Fairgrounds
Date/Time Details: Saturday, July 21
Jul 21    Roy's Place Pop-Up at Scratchtown Brewing Company

Roy's Place/Elyria Gardens Catering is returning for another pop-up at Scratchtown. Sharing another flavor of the world, this time featuring Caribbean cuisine. Food will be served from 5-8pm or while supplies last; cash or credit are accepted forms of payment. Cost for the meal is $15.00.

THE MENU:

Appetizer: Mango Jicama Slaw.
Entrée: Caribbean roast Pork loin with pineapple and vegetables. 
Dessert: Bacardi Rum Soaked Cake.


Follow the Facebook event for more information.
Date: July 21, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 141 South 16th Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-5050
Date/Time Details: Saturday, July 21 from 5:00-8:00 pm
Jul 22    FREE Movie Matinee for Adults
Free Movie Matinees for Adults
2:00 every Sunday afternoon at the library
Movie Title is on the door of the Library.
Date: July 22, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.ordlibrary.org
Location: 1718 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3012
EMail: director@ordlibrary.org
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday at 2:00 pm
Jul 22    Tonic Sol-fa Concert at The Golden Husk
Join us for The Golden Husk's 3rd Anniversary Party! We will feature a fabulous concert by Tonic Sol Fa at 7:30 pm and a pre-show meal by Roy's Place starting at 6:00 pm. We will also honor our guests with door prizes! 

Starting at 6 pm - Roy's Place Catering will feature a fun summer meal with Cetak's hot dogs and polish dogs with gourmet toppings, homemade chips and salads, desserts and drinks for $7.00 a plate. A special thank you to Speed's Apple Mart for sponsoring Cetak's meats for the meal! 

At 7:30 pm - Tonic Sol-Fa will take the stage with a fantastic show! Tonic Sol-fa’s original songs, arrangements and albums have won numerous contemporary a cappella awards for best pop album, gospel song and Christmas originals, have been featured on television and in movies and have garnered numerous positive national reviews. 

Tonic Sol-fa has shared the stage with Jay Leno, Jeff Foxworthy, Garrison Keillor, Lonestar, Montgomery Gentry, Shawn Colvin, Weird Al Yankovic, Bryan White, Neal McCoy, Nestor Torres, Bobcat Goldthwait and Jerry Springer among others. National appearances include: Newsweek, Country Weekly and MediaStyle magazines, NBC's Today Show, A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, Steve & DC (nationally syndicated radio show) and many others.We are excited to welcome them back to the stage at the Husk!

Tickets are on sale now at The Golden Husk (308) 730-8133, Ord Area Chamber of Commerce (308) 728-7875 and ShopOrd.com - $20/advance and $25/door. Special Anniversary Ticket Deal: Student Tickets $10 (20 yrs & under) Call 308-730-8133 to purchase student tickets for the special price!

Enjoy a fun celebration with The Golden Husk!
Date: July 22, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: The Golden Husk - 129 South 16th Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 730-8133
EMail: goldenhuskarts@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Sunday, July 22 at 6:00 pm 
Fees/Admission: $20/advance, $25/door, $10/student
Buy Tickets on ShopOrd.com
Jul 24    Chamber E-Commerce & Online Marketing Committee Meeting
Date: July 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday, July 24 at 12:00 pm
Jul 25 - Jul 28    Nebraska's Big Rodeo

Don't miss Nebraska's Big Rodeo - July 25-28, 2018! 

Visit their website for more information: www.nebraskasbigrodeo.com 
Date: July 25, 2018
Website: http://www.nebraskasbigrodeo.com/
Location: Garfield County Fairgrounds
Date/Time Details: July 25-28, 2018
Fees/Admission: Check website for ticket prices. 
Jul 25 - Aug 1    Goodwill Truck in Ord

The Goodwill Truck will be in Ord from Wednesday, July 25 - Wednesday, August 1. 

Donate your gently used items...
Clothing, shoes, accessories, household items, computers and accessories, electronics (sorry, no box tvs), books, movies, CDs, games, toys, tools, sheets and blankets, small appliances.

Receipts are available for tax deducations.
Date: July 25, 2018
Location: St. Mary's School (South Side) - 527 North 20th Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 384-7896
Date/Time Details: July 25 - August 1
Jul 25    Sandhills MOPS Play Date

Need a Mom Friend?
Join Us For a Play Date!
Sandhills MOPS, a community of moms, will meet at Bussell Park in Ord

Find Updates on Facebook- @MOPSSandhills

 
Date: July 25, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Bussell Park, Ord 
Jul 25    Karp & Krow Trap League

Karp & Krow Trap League

150 targets ? 50-61 yard singles
(determined on 16 yard singles score)

25-handicap ? 25-wobble ? 50-doubles
(cab substitute handicap scores instead of shooting doubles)

$40 for 6 weeks
Wednesday nights at 6PM
June 27 - August 1


note: the week of July 4 the shoot will be on Thursday the 5

Contact Mark Hackel at 308-730-1217 for more information.
Date: July 25, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Jul 25    Valley County Economic Development Board Meeting
Date: July 25, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: trevorlee@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, July 25 at 7:00 pm
Jul 26    Chamber BREW Committee Meeting
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Thursday, July 26 at 12:00 pm
Jul 27    Ord Farmers' Market
Don't miss the Ord Farmer's Market on the downtown square. Find local product, honey, baked goodies and more! 

Vendor Information & Registration Form
Date: July 27, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 16th Street in Downtown Ord
Contact: Pat Marsh (308) 730-1775 or Vicky Hurby (308) 628-4427
Date/Time Details: Friday from June 15 - September 15, 5:00-6:30 pm 
Jul 29 - Aug 4    Valley County Fair

Bring the whole family for bbqs, games, livestock shows, concerts and all that a county fair has to offer! 

2018 Valley County Fair Schedule 
 
Date: July 29, 2018
Location: Valley County Fairgrounds in Ord, NE
Date/Time Details: Sunday, July 29 - Saturday, August 4, 2018
Jul 29    FREE Movie Matinee for Adults
Free Movie Matinees for Adults
2:00 every Sunday afternoon at the library
Movie Title is on the door of the Library.
Date: July 29, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.ordlibrary.org
Location: 1718 M Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3012
EMail: director@ordlibrary.org
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday at 2:00 pm
Jul 29    ExtraORDinary Duck Race

Don't miss the annual ExtraORDinary Duck Race at the Ord Golf Course (tee box #5)  following the 5:00 pm Valley County Fair Parade on Sunday, July 29.

Ducks can be purchased at the Ord Area Chamber office and from Nebraska X Volleyball team members and Ord FBLA members.

Purchase your ducks for a chance to win part of nearly $2,000 in Ord Area ChamberBucks (if all 1,000 ducks are sold). 

1st Place: $500
2nd Place: $400
3rd Place: $300
4th Place: $200
5th Place: $100
6th Place: $100
7th Place: $50
8th Place: $50
9th Place: $50
10th Place: $50
11th-15th Place: $25 each
Last Place: $20

Sponsored by the Nebraska X Club Volleyball Teams and Ord FBLA Members.


 
Date: July 29, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Ord Golf Course (tee box #5)
Contact: Riley Smith (308) 730-1595
Date/Time Details: Sunday, July 29 following the 5:00 pm Valley County Fair Parade (approx. 5:30 pm)