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Discover what our small communities of Exeter, Fairmont, Geneva, Grafton, Milligan, Ohiowa, Shickley & Strang have to offer. Experience the wonderful restaurants, specialty shops, historical buildings, golfing, hunting& fishing, birdwatching and the wetlands. Enjoy the summer festivals, farmers markets, swimming and ballgames. Fillmore County is the place you can experience it all.



Events and Festivals


Some events will have links for more info when dates are near

Windsor Loin Dinner


May 29, 2017

Annual Pulled Pork Fundraiser


May 23,2017

Geneva Aquatic Facility Grand Opening

May 26. 2017


Birthday/Anniversary Coffee


May 24, 2017

Memorial Day

Fillmore County

May 29, 2017

"Old Dogs,  New Tricks"


May 23, 2017


Commerical Club Appreciation


June 3, 2017


2nd Annual Flea Market


June 3, 2017


June Jubilee


June 9-10-11, 2017




Ohiowa Days


June 16-17-18, 2017

Old Settller's Days


June 23-24-25, 2017

Strang Days


June 23-25, 2017





Classic Car Night                May through September                         Last Thursday

                                                Milligan Main Street


23rd-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                                      6:30 pm

         American Legion, 525 F ST


23rd-Fairmont-Annual Pulled Pork Fundraiser                                           5-7 pm

         Free Will Offering

        Senior Center, 519 6th Ave


23rd-Exeter-Program "OLd Dogs, New Tricks"                                            12:30 pm

         This addresses many myths that accompany the aging process &

         encourage participants to build their own talents & strengths

         Exeter Senior Center


24th-Shickley-Texas Hold 'Em Tourney                                                        7:30 pm

         American Legion, 201 S Market ST


24th-Exeter-Birthday/Anniversary Coffee                                                      9:00 am

          Exeter Senior Center


24th-Geneva-Sue McLain "Yesterday's Lady"                                                   2 pm

         She will be at the Senior Center for afternoon tea

         She will present the program "A Century of Fashion"

         Celebrating Nebraska's 150th Birthday

         The public is invited to attend.


25th-Fairmont-Senior Center Birthday Dinner and Volunteer Appreciation      12:00 pm

         Senior Center, 519 6th Ave


25th-Geneva-LEGOS at Your Library                                                                    6-8 pm

          Geneva Public Library, 1043 G ST

          For more information call 402-759-3109


26th-Geneva-Geneva Aquatic Facility Grand Opening                                  12:00 to 1:00 pm

          Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Free Hot Dogs and Public Tours

          Free Swimming for all ages:

                1-5:30 pm

                6:30 to 9:00 pm

                Concession Stand Open

            1400 E Street, 402-759-3000 


29th-Memorial Day

         Services at Exeter in the morningat 10:00 am

         Pot Luck at noon in Milligan, services at 2:00 @ the Auditorium

         Services at Shickley then supper provided at the Community Center from 5:30-8:00 pm


29th-Fairmont-Windsor Loin Dinner                                                                             11:30 am-2 pm

          Tickets available for $10.00, children under 6 free

          Contact Lynn West or stop in at the Legion, 525 f ST

          Fairmont American Legion, 525 F ST


30th-Exeter-Special program to celebrate Nebraska's 150th Birthday                12:30 pm

         Come join the Exeter Senior Center for a special program to celebrate Nebraska's 150th Birthday Celebration

         Doug Rung will give the program on the "Oregon Trail"

         There will be Birthday Cake, and they are encouraging everyone to wear red

         If joing us for lunch, make reservations by calling 402-266-2133

         Exeter Senior Center


30th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                                       6:30 pm

         American Legion, 525 F ST




Classic Car Night             May through September            Last Thursday

                                                  Milligan Main Street


1st-Fairmont-Food in Fairmont                                                                      5:30-7:00

      Watch for more details


1st-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                                           6:30 pm

      American Legion, 525 F ST


3rd-Fairmont-Fairmont Community Clean Up & Garage Sales

       Sign up with the Library by May 29 to be listed. Maps will be available at the Library

              Lunch: Annual hamburger & hot dog BBQ from 11 am to 1:30 pm

                           Free Will Donation, located at the Fairmont Fire Hall

        For more information:

                          Updated details will be posted on the Fairmont Community Club Facebook page & library marquee


3rd-Geneva-2nd Annual Flea Market                                                             8 am-4 pm

        All Things Consignment Shop, 909 F Street, Geneva, NE


3rd-Shickley-Commercial Club Appreciation Pork Chop Dinner               5-7 pm

        Pork Chop Dinner at the City Park

        Street Dance following on Main Street by  "Free Beer & Chicken"


4th-Milligan-Pancake Feed                                                                                9 am-1 pm

      American Legion, Main Street

      Free Will Offering going to the new playground equipment

      Sponsored by the Milligan Playground committee


6th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                     6:30 pm

       American Legion, 525 F Street


9th-10th-Geneva-Geneva's City-Wide Garage Sales

         Watch for more details


9th-11th-Milligan-30th June Jubilee

         Enjoy Music, Food, Entertainment and Activities in our beautiful, shady, outdoor Centennial Garden

         Friday, June 9-Opening Act "BlackHawk"

                                   -Headlining "Phil Vassar", American Country Songwriter and Artist

        Saturday, June 10- Pork Ribs/Wings judging 2:00-6:00pm

                                         - Serving Pork Ribs/Wings

                                         -8:00-12:00 am "Pink Kadillac"

          Sunday June 11-Grand Parade "Sowing Seeds of Greatness for 150 Years" 1:30 pm

                                        -Milligan Czech Brass Band


                                        -Drawing for 2017 Ram 1500 SLT Big HOrn Crew Cab Truck followed by Annual Auction

          For more information call 402-629-4446 To print out a June Jubilee brochure, go to:


13th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                           6:30 pm

         American Legion, 525 F STreet


16th-18th-Ohiowa-Ohiowa Days

          More information to come


16th-Fairmont-Finger Food at Fairmont                                                                 5:30 pm

         Games to follow

         Senior Center, 519 6th Ave


18th-Milligan-Farmers Market                                                           1-3 pm

         Watch for more information


20th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                           6:30 pm

         American Legion, 525 F Street


23rd-25th-Fairmont-Old Settlers Days

           Friday-June 23rd:       Build A Burger (Support Fairview Manor, Free Will Offering)

                5 pm, Fairmont Legion

                                                  DJ (Enjoy a cocktail and music)

                 9 pm, Fairmont Legion

            Saturday-June 24th: Fun Run/Walk

                  8 am, Fairmont Legion

           Saturday, June 24th: Continental Breakfast (Fellowship for all FREE)

                  8 am-10 am, Legion Hall

                                               : Softball, open to the first 8 teams, double elimination, each team guaranteed 2 games

                                               :Lunch stand, Soda Shoppe and Bounce House

           Saturday-June 24th: Car, Truck and Tractor Show

                 located on Main Street     12pm - 1pm  Registration          1pm - 3pm Show

                 For information call Jerry-402-268-3130 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Saturday- June 24th: Library Eclipse Program, Fire Truck Rides, Water Fights and Pitch Tournament

           Saturday-June 24th: Party in the Park After Dark (Sponsored by the Fairmont Legion)

                    9 pm, Fairmont Legion/City Park

                                                 Breakfast at the Bar (Sponsored by Fairmont Legion)

                    12 am, Fairmont Legion

             Sunday, June 25th: Community Church Service & Community Potluck

                     11 am, church service & 12 pm potluck, Fairmont Community Church

                                                Soda Shoppe, Frisbee Golf, Kids Movie & Dunk Tank, Horseshoes (pre registration required)

             Sunday, June 25th: Marv Roper Memorial Parade

                      5 pm, Line up at Middle School

             Sunday, June 25th: Community Picnic (Meal prepared by local gurus)

                       Following parade, Pool park

             Sunday, June 25th: Music by After Midnight

                      5-9 pm, Pool Park

                                                Fireworks at the Ball Park

                      9:45 pm


24th-Fairmont-"Eclipse Program, Professor Edward Schmidt"             2:00 pm

         Professor Edward Schmidt is from the Dept of Physics and Astronomy at UNL

         He will talk about what will happen, show some pictures and explain how to watch the eclipse safely

         He will answer questions after his program

         Fairmont Nebraska American Legion Hall


23rd-25th-Strang- Strang Days

          Watch for more information


27th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                           6:30 pm

         American Legion, 525 F Street


30th-Geneva-Picnic in the Park                  

          Watch for more information



Classic Car                    May through September                Last Thursday

                                               Milligan Main Street


2, 3, 4-Geneva-4th of July Celebration

                            2nd (Sunday)-Mud Volleyball,Dunking Booth

                                                     -Santioned BBQ Cook-Off   $50 entry fee per competitor, Registration forms can be picked up

                                                          at All American Insurance or can be sent to competitiors per email

                                                          Baby Back Ribs/Pork Tenderloin are the competitors meals & top five will be paid

                                                           All remaining meal sold as meals for the attendees at $10 a plate

                                                    -Beer Garden starting at 11 am-10 pm, food served by Loins     8 am

                                                    -Bouncy Houses for kids and free swimming

                                                    -Adult Kickball Tournament CO-ED teams      1:00 pm

                                                          Made up to 9 players & no more than 14 on a team. Must be a ratio of 4 woman to 5 men on the field

                                                          Players must be 18 to entry. Event in within the confines of the Beer Garden

                                                          Entry fee is $50.00 per team, cash payouts 1st-3rd. Sign ups will be available on the

                                                          Chamber Website or All American Insurance.

                            3rd- (Monday)-Beer Garden opens at 3 pm-1 am, Street Dance "Blinker Fluid"

                                                      -Food served by Masons, Bouncy Houses for kids & free swimming

                             4th-(Tuesday)-Parade, Golf Tourney, free swimming, 5 pm start serving meal at Fairgrounds

                                                      -(Sons of American Legion and Baseball team), Flag retirement

                                                      -(NIck Wollenburg, Boys Scouts with a tribute to Darryl Callenius, Dana Hessheimer

                                                      - 9 pm FIREWORKS  

        For more information contact Marty at 402-759-1155

        Sponsored by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce


4th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                            6:30 pm

       American Legion, 525 F Street


11th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                           6:30 pm

        American Legion, 525 F Street


18th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                            6:30 pm

        American Legion, 525 F Street


21st-Fairmont-Finger Food in Fairmont                                             5:30 pm

         Games to follow

         Senior Center, 519 6th Ave


25th-Fairmont-Bingo                                                                             6:30 pm

        American Legion, 525 F Street




Classic Car Night             May through September            Last Thursday

                                                  Milligan Main Street


18th-Fairmont-Finger Food in Fairmont                                              5:30 pm

         Games to follow

         Senior Center, 519 6th Ave


20th-Fairmont-Nebraska History Day                                                 1:00-5:00 pm

         Visti the museums, Make butter, ropes and soap.

          Hear the stories and music. Meet President Fillmore

          Museum Buildings open by Appointment  all summer.  

          402-268-2031, 402-269-6081, 402-268-3831 and 402-759-0597

          Sponsored by the Fillmore County Historical Society


21st-Geneva-Senior Couples Eclipse Golf Tournament                                   8:00 am registration

         18 Holes of Golf $50.00 per couple, no green fees

          Includes noon lunch

          Limited to 36 couples, Deadline to Sign-up is August 18th

          Registration begins at 8:00 am and Shotgun Start at 9:00 am

          Golf will be a 2 person BEST-BALL SCRAMBLE

          Must be 55 years young or older

          The tournament will be suspended briefly during the Full Solar Eclipse. Viewing Glasses will be provided

          Hidden Hills Golf Club, 1115 Rd L

          For more information call 402-759-3084



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