2023 Special Events

​​​​For a town of less than 150 people, we still keep pretty active!  Check out our community calendar to see up-to-date events going on in town. 

Download our 2023 Event Calendar (Printable PDF)

Annual Events

BHS Potato Bake - TBA Town Hall, Free-will donation

The Brownville Concert Series - The Series offers nationally recognized performers presenting concerts and cabarets monthly, March through December. Call 402-825-3331 or visit Facebook Page or BrownvilleConcertSeries.com.

Spirit of Brownville - Coming to town on a weekend between Memorial Day & Labor Day?  Be sure to reserve a spot on the sightseeing and dinner cruise aboard the Spirit.  Cruises run every Friday, Saturday & Sunday between Memorial Day and Labor Day starting at 5:30 and typically conclude by 7 pm..  For reservations or information call 402.825.6441 or visit Spiritofbrownville.biz/.

Arboretum "Spruce Up Day" - Enjoy getting your hands a little dirty?  Join us for our annual clean up day at the Gov. Furnas Arboretum on Arbor Day, Friday April 21st.  Call 402-825-3661 for more details.

65th Annual Brownville Spring Flea Market - September 23 & 24, 2023.  Visit Brownville for the flea market tradition! Upcycled and recycled items, delicious food, and books are just a few of the hundreds of vendors who attend this sale.  Visit www.BrownvilleHistoricalSociety.org for more. information. 

Brownville Village Theatre - The oldest repertory theatre in Nebraska offers plays and musicals June 9 to August 13.  Call 402.825.4121 or visit www.BrownvilleVillageTheatre.org for more information and showtimes.

Schoolhouse Art Gallery - Monthly artist receptions and speakers, June to October. Call 402-414-2082 for details.

Nebraska Harp Retreat - June 18 to 25th with concert on June 24. Call 402-224-6798 for details.

Annual Furnas Arboretum Garden Tour - June 10th.  Self Guided Tours all day.   Call 402.414-2082 for more information.

Freedom Day Celebration - July 4th - Celebrate our nation's Independence in Brownville!   Join Villagers at the 5k, 10K, and 1/2 marathon run, children's activities, dog show, parade, river boat cruises, concerts & fireworks over the Mighty Missouri River. Check out our schedule of events.

Brownville Historical Society Golf Classic - August 26th - Four person teams and Scramble at Auburn Country Club. Call (402)825-3591

65th Annual Brownville Fall Flea Market - September 23 & 24.  More of what you love...300+ vendors.  Visit www.BrownvilleHistoricalSociety.org for more information or call 402-825-6001. 

Old Time Autumn / 150th Willa Cather Birthday Celebration - October 14 & 15 - Music, riverboat cruises, artisans, buggy rides, museums and food. Call 402.825.6001 or visit www.BrownvilleHistoricalSociety.org for more information.

Halloween in Brownville - October 31

Christmas in Brownville - December 2 - More information will be coming soon about this event.  Call 402.825.1240 for more information.

Holiday Tour of Homes- December 2 - 1pm to 4pm.  Call 402.531-5705 for more information.