107.7 The Island's Tri Cities Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

Stand in the Shadow of the Moon

“Stand in the Shadow of the Moon” Total Solar Eclipse Celebration

Date of event:  Thursday, August 17th through Monday, August 21st

Location of event:  Dannebrog, Nebraska

Details of event:  In anticipation of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse, Dannebrog is hosting five days of family friendly celebration including: FUN, FOOD, CARS, ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, DEMONSTRATIONS, ARTS/CRAFTS, and an AMAZING opportunity to view the Total Solar Eclipse at Liberty Range, two miles North of Dannebrog.  Campsites available-go to dannebrogeclipse@gmail.com for information and listings.  Also, check them out on Facebook at dannebrogeclipse for a complete schedule of events.

INFO All Day, Dannebrog, Nebraska

UNK Eclipse Watch Party

The Great American Eclipse is Monday, August 21st.  Let’s have a PARTY! Sort of an Eclipse Tailgate! Join 107.7 The Island U-N-K  and Compass Roofing In Kearney at Ron and Carol Cope stadium, the home of Loper football for the biggest eclipse watch party in the state.  Yes you could watch the eclipse from your front yard but why??  We’ll have food, music, really smart nerds from UNK to guide us through the journey and obviously the Eclipse glasses you need to watch it all safely.  Admission is free.  Make the most out of this once in a lifetime event in Central Nebraska by joining us at the U-N-K Football stadium on Monday, August 21st for the biggest Great American Eclipse Watch party around.

INFO 11:00am, UNK Football Statdium

Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair is an annual 11-day event that is held at the end of August through early September, ending on Labor Day. The fair is hosted at Fonner Park in Grand Island, NE. 

The Nebraska State Fair offers insights into the unique culture of Nebraska. It is built on 147 years of tradition and showcases the talent, products and people of Nebraska. Here, Nebraskans come together to experience the latest technological advancements in agriculture, first-class entertainment and the most delectable and extraordinary food the state has to offer. Like many state fairs, the Nebraska State Fair includes a competitive livestock exhibition, farming equipment trade show, and competitions in other fields, such as handmade crafts and baked goods.
INFO All Day, Grand Island Nebraska

North Loup Popcorn Days

   The Ranch Rodeo! Click here for video
                         Mini-Bull Riding Event! Click here for video
                         Download the Team Sorting and Penning Registration Form here
                            Download the NL Popcorn Days DASH Entry Form here
                           Download the NL Popcorn Days Craft Show Form here
INFO 1pm-4pm, North Loup Nebraska

Husker Harvest Days

Celebrating its 40th year, the world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show comes together once again in Grand Island, Nebraska. The show features the latest equipment, supplies and technologies available to today’s producers. Field demonstrations and crop technology exhibits are geared to Nebraska and western Corn Belt agriculture. View the newest tractors, combines and harvesters, grain-handling equipment, and irrigation technologies. Watch and even participate in live demonstrations of these as well as new models of pickups and ATVs. Livestock handling demonstrations round out the learning opportunities.

INFO Tuesday 8:00 – 5:00 | Wednesday 8:00 – 5:00 | Thursday 8:00 – 4:00, Grand Island Nebraska