What's New In The Community
Chamber and Community Calendar
Throughout the Summer
Gold Star Martial Arts - Summer Special
$129 for 3 months of classes includes t-shirt and bonus gift!
Contact Gold Star Martial Arts at 402-826-4555 to learn more!
Tuesday, June 19 from 8:00am - 10:00am
Third Tuesday Bird Walk
Location: Spring Creek Prairie
Free (Tuesdays are always free at Spring Creek Prairie)
Tuesday, June 19th from 2:00pm - 3:00pm
U.S. Senator Deb Fischer Staff Local Hours
Location: Crete Public Library - Nebraska Room
Tuesday, June 19th from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Crete Job Fair
Location: United Church of Christ
440 E 12th Street, Crete, NE
Hosted By: Department of Labor - Nebraska
Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Pollinator Week: Bugs & Brews
The Xerces Society’s Rae Powers will discuss prairie plants and their pollinators on a relaxed hike along the walking trails. Back in the visitor center, enjoy a local brew and chips paired with a presentation highlighting unique plant and pollinator relationships found in Nebraska.
Saturday, June 23 from 9:00 am - 12 noon
Habitat Work Day
We need people to help rid the prairie of musk thistles, invasive shrubs, and other habitat jobs. Water, snacks, gloves, and some tools will be available. Some items that would be helpful to bring if you can are shovels/spades, closed-toed shoes, a hat, long pants, bug spray, and sunscreen.
Saturdays, June 23 & 30 from 7:30pm - 9:30 pm
Firefly Family Picnics
Price: $10/family (space limited, please register)
Enjoy the Nebraska sunset and all kinds of family-fun activities about our bright and buggy friends, fireflies! This program is designed for child/adult teams to participate together. Bring your own picnic -- we'll provide the prairie and the fun.
Saturday, June 23rd
Crete Fire & Rescue BBQ & Gun Raffle
Location: Tuxedo Park
Sunday, June 24, 2018 11:30am and 2:00pm
Community Meal: Help Rebuild Guatemala after Volcano Fuego
Location: UCC Church (440 E 12th St.)
The meal is a joint project of Crete area churches working together to raise money for relief in Guatemala. A free will donation be collected at the meal and checks can be made payable to "Constru Casa Volcano Relief". 100% of funds will be directed to Constru Casa. Constru Casa is an NGO dedicated to building homes for Guatemalan families in extreme poverty living under precarious conditions.
Saturday, June 30 from 9:00am - 11:00am
LGBT: Let’s Go Birding Together
Join the LGBT community for a fun, guided bird walk. As part of National Audubon’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion initiative, we are partnering with OUTLinc to provide a guided bird tour for our diverse community in Lincoln. We'll take an informal and fun walk around the prairie to learn bird identification, chat about diversity in conservation, and more. All friends and allies are welcome, and binoculars will be available.
Week of July 9th - 13th from 5:45pm - 8:00pm
VBS Program on July 15th
Vacation Bible School - Shipwrecked Rescued by Jesus
Hosted By: Crete Berean Church
For more information or to register your child today, contact Danielle Sears at 402-826-3134.
Saturday, August 18th from 11:30am - 1:00pm
Doane University - Downtown Tour
Hosted By: Doane University
For more information or to register your child today, contact Abby Vollmer at 402-826-6789.
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Crete Chamber 2018 Calendar of Events
Wednesday, June 27th from 11:45am - 1pm
Chamber Lunch & Learn - Facebook 101
Location: The Brew House
Presenter: Executive Director Kayleigh Schadwinkel
Pricing for lunch and learn is $25 for Chamber members and $40 for non-chamber members. Contact the Chamber to register today!
Tuesday, July 3rd at Dusk
Crete Community Firework Display
Location: College Heights Country Club
New Educators Ice Cream Social / Business After Hours
Location: Red Dog Tavern
More information to be unveiled in the coming months!
Saturday, August 25th from 8am - 6pm
Crete Chamber Softball Tournament
Location: Tuxedo Park
More details to be unveiled in coming months!
Friday, October 5th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Swine & Wine - Pork Feed
Location: The Brew House
1206 Main Avenue
All funds raised go towards our Crete FBLA Scholarship Fund!
Co-Sponsored By: Crete Chamber of Commerce and The Brew House
Friday, October 5th - Sunday, October 7th
Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival
Location: Downtown Crete
Thursday, October 11th from 11:45am - 1pm
Co-Hosted By: State Chamber and the Crete Chamber of Commerce
Monday, November 19th at 6pm
Crete Holidays' Kickoff Celebration
Crete Holidays - Shop Local Promotion
Tuesday, November 20th - Saturday, December 22nd
Crete Holidays' Grand Prize Drawing
Thank You To Our Chamber Endorsement Sponsors!
Crete Champion: $2,500
Crete Ace Hardware
Crete Partner: $1,500
Saline Medical Specialties
Skala's OK Tire Store
Crete Developer: $1,000
City Bank & Trust
Edward Jones Investments
The Brew House
Crete Patron: $250
Thank your for your support and loyalty to the Crete Chamber of Commerce!
4th Annual Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival
Friday, October 5th - Sunday, October 7th, 2018
First Full Weekend In October
Times and Schedule of Events will be posted later in 2018.