Things to Do in the Lincoln Area: December 2016

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Lincoln, NE area events: December 2016Check out our list of area events this month:

12/1-12/2 10 am – 8 pm Holiday of Trees 2110 Sheridan Blvd

12/1-12/4 (see website for times) The Wickedly Sensational Songs From Oz The TADA Theatre

12/1-12/24 LUX Center for the Arts Presents Gifted

12/2 5-8 pm FREE First Friday Art Walk downtown and at various galleries, Lincoln

12/2 5 pm-Midnight Railyard Ice Rink Grand Opening

12/2-3 7:30 pm Santaland Diaries Haymarket Theatre

12/3-12/22 Candy House Funshop Lincoln Children’s Museum (see website for times)

12/3 3-7 pm Christmas on 84th St

12/3 12-4 pm Critter Corner & Archery Fun Shoot

12/3 11 am-noon & 1-2 pm Gateway Mall presents Sounds of The Season

12/3 11 am-6 pm Haymarket Unwrapped

12/3 9 am-4 pm FREE admission Gifts & Giving Arts & Crafts Show Lancaster Event Center

12/3 7-10 pm Hyde Observatory Free Programs south side of Holmes Lake

12/3 10 am – noon Mrs. Claus Story Time at The Railyard

12/4 Holiday Open House Free 1-4 pm Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center

12/4 3 pm Nebraska Brass Concert Series presents A Nebraska Brass Christmas Traditional Holiday Favorites Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church

12/4 10 am – 2 pm FREE 2nd Holiday Harvest Farmers Market

12/4 2 pm & 6 pm Lincoln Symphony Orchestra: Deck the Halls Lied Center

12/5 7:30 pm Lorie Line: A Merry Little Christmas 2016 Holiday Tour Rococo Theatre

12/5 7 pm Stevie Nicks & Pretenders Pinnacle Bank

12/5 7:30 pm Rhapsody in Black Carson Theater

12/6-12/8 Free (see website for times) Nebraska Power Farming Show Lancaster Event Center

12/8 4-9 pm Lincoln Holiday Craftacular Embassy Suites

12/8, 12/15, 12/22, 12/29 7 pm FREE Holiday Movie Series in the Railyard (check website for schedule)

12/8-12/10 A Christmas Wizard of Oz (see website for times)

12/9-12/11 Christmas Cabaret with Judy Anderson & Friends James Arthur Vineyards(see website for times)

12/9 7:30 pm Brian Regan Lied Center

12/9 4-8 pm Mrs. Claus at Scheels

12/9-12/11, & 12/16-18 Elf Jr. Lincoln Community Playhouse (see website for times)

12/9-12/10 8 pm Winter Laser Shows: Morrill Hall

12/10 7:30 pm Canadian Brass Christmas Lied Center

12/11 1pm building opens FREE State Capitol Tree Ceremony

12/11 7:30 pm Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert Lied Center

12/17-12/18 Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company Presents: The Nutcracker Lied Center (see website for times)

12/20 3 & 7:30 pm Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis Lied Center

12/29 FREE 10 am-Noon, Christmas Bird Count for Kids Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center

12/29-12/31 Nebraska Kart Shootout Lancaster Event Center

12/31 6-8:30 Make Believe Midnight Lincoln Children’s Museum

12/31 8pm Rock & Soul New Year’s Eve featuring Soul Dawg & Wheezetones Rococo Theatre


Santa Sightings

Dec 1-24 (see website for times) Santa. Is. Here. Gateway Mall

Dec 1 -24 (see website for times) The Santa Station SouthPointe Pavilions Shopping Center

Dec 1-4, Dec 9-11, Dec 16-18, North Pole Express (see website for times)

Dec 1 6-8 pm Santa. Paws. Gateway Mall

Dec 2 5-8 pm Holiday Spectacular Lincoln Children’s Museum

Dec 2, Dec 9, Dec 16, 6-9 pm Holidays in The Haymarket (Santa will be strolling in the area)

Dec 3 8-11 am Breakfast with Santa & Holidays in the Haymarket


Ongoing December sporting events: Check websites

University of Nebraska Sports Schedule

Nebraska Wesleyan University Sports Schedule

Union College Sports Schedule

Lincoln Stars Hockey Schedule




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