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  • Crete Community Firework Display

    Tuesday, July 3rd at 10pm 

    Location: College Heights Country Club 


     

    Thank you to our current Crete Community Firework Display Sponsors! 

    Beatrice Concrete

    Black Hills Energy

    City Bank & Trust

    Crete Ace Hardware

    Doane University

    Edward Jones Investments

    Nestle Purina

    Sack Lumber

    Saline Medical Specialties 

    Skala's OK Tire Store

    Stop N Shop

    Union Bank & Trust

     

  • 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 

    Price: $10/person

    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  

    Free

    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.

    Utilize your Chamber membership through event postings! Let us help you promote your events! Contact the Chamber via email at cretechamber@gmail.com or call 402-826-2136 to include your event within our Chamber publication. Must be a Chamber member to submit.  

  • 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

     

    August TBD

    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 

    Legislative Forum

    Location: TBD

    Co-Hosted By: State Chamber and the Crete Chamber of Commerce

     

    Monday, November 19th at 6pm 

    Crete Holidays' Kickoff Celebration 

    Location: TBD 

     

    Crete Holidays - Shop Local Promotion

    Tuesday, November 20th - Saturday, December 22nd 

     

    Crete Holidays' Grand Prize Drawing 

    Location: TBD

     

     

  • Thank You To Our Chamber Endorsement Sponsors!  

    Crete Champion: $2,500

    Crete Ace Hardware

     

    Crete Partner: $1,500

    Nestle Purina

    Saline Medical Specialties

    Skala's OK Tire Store

    UBT

     

    Crete Developer: $1,000

    City Bank & Trust

    Doane University

    Edward Jones Investments

    The Brew House 

     

    Crete Patron: $250

    Jindra Irrigation

     

    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. 

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