We are excited to be partnering with Crete Ace Hardware on a Raffle Drawing for two lucky winners to win a Green Egg Grill or Yeti Package! Total package of both Green Egg Grill and Yeti is valued at around $4,000. The two winners will be announced Sunday, October 6th at 3:30pm in front of Ace Hardware during Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival. Tickets are available NOW at the Crete Chamber of Commerce and Crete Ace Hardware. Tickets are $10 for 1 ticket or $25 for 3 tickets and they will be sold until the day of the festival. Limited to 500 tickets so hurry and get yours before they run out!

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    POYDS Dance Company - Open Enrollment 

    Location: Studio C - 1318 Main Avenue 

    Come join us to register for spring classes now offering classes for 3yrs - 18yrs, collegiate and adult ballet, tap and jazz classes along with country line and swing dance lessons for collegiate, adults, and seniors! For more information, 

    Visit: www.poydsdancecompany.com. 


    Tuesday, September 10th from 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Crete Job Fair

    Location:  United Church of Christ 440 E 12th Street

    Come on out to the Crete Job Fair for employment opportunities! The following employers will be there:

    Endicott Clay Products, Continental Carbonic, Tabitha, Metal-Tech Partners, Smart Chicken, LSI Staffing, Landmark Snacks, Westin Packaged Meats, Allied Universal, Heartland Staffing Solutions
    E Energy Adams, State of Nebraska, DHHS, Americold, Smithfield Farmland, Plains Equipment Group, Nestle Purina, Constructors, Sunrise Country Manor, US Census Bureau

    For More information, contact Kari Janssen (402) 223-6060


    Sunday, September 15th from 4:00pm-7:00pm

    Tastes in the Tallgrass

    Location:  Spring Creek Prairie, 11700 SW 100th Street, Denton

    Savor the sights, sounds, and flavors of a sunset dinner -- prairie style -- at our 12th annual Tastes in the Tallgrass fundraising event. Enjoy stunning prairie vistas, carefully crafted food and drink, and swinging acoustic music mixed with birdsong while supporting our nature education and habitat management programs. Featuring live and silent auctions spotlighting fine art and memorable experiences. $140/person. Space limited, tickets at our website: https://springcreek.audubon.org/events.


    Thursday, September 19th from 1:00pm-5:30pm

    Crete Career Fair

    Location:  2185 County Road H Crete, Ne 68333

    Career Fair; come find out about all the careers Plains has to offer. Interviews on the spot.

    For More information, contact Teri Clausen at 402-908-8176 or tclausen@plainseg.com


    Friday, September 27th from 5:00pm-8:00pm

    FALL FEST: A Prairie Plant Party!

    Location:  Spring Creek Prairie, 11700 SW 100th Street, Denton

    Our prairie festival is held each autumn as the prairie grasses mature and the fall wildflowers come into full bloom. Enjoy kid and family-friendly activities, wagon rides, live music, a live bird show, and tons of great native plants to be given away and purchased. Bring your own picnic and celebrate the beauty of the tallgrass prairie. $5 suggested donation, kids 12 and under free.


    Sunday, September 29th from 1:00pm-4:00pm

    Birds & Brews Festival

    Location:  Spring Creek Prairie, 11700 SW 100th Street, Denton

    Come learn about birds and prairie while tasting some delicious local craft brews, enjoying local food (for purchase), and listening to some great local tunes. We will have activities/interactive education opportunities. $25/adult (21 and over). Tickets day of event: $35. Space limited, purchase tickets at our website: https://springcreek.audubon.org/events. In partnership with the Nebraska Brewers Guild.

  • Thursday, October 3rd from 3:30-5:30

    Teachers Appreciation Business After Hours 

    Location: Brew House


    Friday, October 4th - Sunday, October 6th, 2019

    5th Annual Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival 

    Location: Downtown Crete and City Park 

    For more details and previous year's recap, visit www.cretepumpkinfest.com.


    Monday, November 18th at 6:00 pm

    Crete Holidays - Kick Off Celebration & Downtown Street Lighting 

    Location: TBD


    Tuesday, November 19th - Thursday, December 19th at 12:00 pm (Noon)

    Crete Holidays - Shop Local Events

    More details to be unveiled in the coming months!


    Saturday, December 7th from 8:00am - 11:00am

    Breakfast With Santa 

    Location: Crete High School Commons Area 

    This event is brought to you by Crete High School - FBLA Chapter and Crete Chamber of Commerce. Free event for the public!  


    Friday, December 20th - TBD

    Crete Holidays - Grand Prize Drawing Winner Announced Over The Radio

    More details to be unveiled in the coming months!


  • Thank You To Our 2019 Chamber Endorsement Sponsors!  


    Crete Champion: $2,500

    Crete Ace Hardware


    Crete Partner: $1,500

    Nestle Purina

    Pinnacle Bank

    Union Bank and Trust


    Crete Developer: $1,000

    American Family Insurance

    City Bank & Trust

    Edward Jones Investments

    Crete Area Medical Center


    Crete Patron: $500

    Schwan's Home Services



    Thank you for your support and loyalty to the Crete Chamber of Commerce! 


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