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Annual Events

You can always count on 365 days worth of art, entertainment, good food, rare finds, and more in Brownville! Watch for current details about these annual events on our events calendar

BHS Potato Bake - A local favorite, savor homecooked dishes and sides at the annual Brownville Historical Society Potato Bake. Free-will donation.

The Brownville Concert Series - This popular annual series offers nationally recognized performers presenting concerts and cabarets monthly, from March through December. Call 402.825.3331 or visit their Facebook Page or

Spirit of Brownville Sightseeing and Dinner Cruises - Coming to town on a weekend?  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 concluding by 7 pm. For reservations or information call 402.825.6441 or visit


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


Annual Brownville Flea Markets - Visit Brownville for the annual spring and fall 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 for more information. 


Brownville Village Theatre - The oldest repertory theatre in Nebraska offers plays and musicals annually running June through August.  Call 402.825.4121 or visit for more information and showtimes.


Schoolhouse Art Gallery - Monthly artist receptions and speakers can be found each year, June through October. Call 402.414.2082 for details or visit

Furnas Arboretum Garden Tour - Year-round self-guided tours. 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, and fireworks over the Mighty Missouri River.


Brownville Historical Society Golf Classic - Typically held in August, this four-person teams and scramble takes place at the Auburn Country Club. Call 402.825.3591 for more information.

Old Time Autumn - Music, riverboat cruises, artisans, buggy rides, museums, and food. Call 402.825.6001 or visit for more information.


Halloween in Brownville


​Christmas in Brownville - Lighted trail walk, shopping, carolers, a tour of homes, and all the treats you could want! This event typically takes place the first weekend of December. Call 402.825.1240 for more information.

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