Enjoy fall in Nebraska at these weekend events

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — This weekend will feel like fall, and there’s not a much better time to celebrate the season with these events.

» Today is the First Friday of October, so head downtown and wander from gallery to gallery to see all different types of art.

There’s also Turbine Flats at 22nd and Y Streets, along with the Lux Center for the Arts near Wesleyan University.

If you’re looking to see the murals the Lux has put up in its neighborhood, meet the executive director at Mo Java Cafe for a 45-minute walking tour, starting promptly at 10:30 Saturday morning.

» Lincoln is welcoming back the Do-It-Ourselves Fest, where community members are gathering to share their knowledge and skills on a wide variety of subjects, including disaster preparedness and mental health.

Head to The Bay at 20th and Y Streets at 9 a.m. Saturday. All ages are welcome and get in free.

» The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia is hosting a family-friendly Oktoberfest on Saturday from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

It will have a bounce house for the kids, German and Russian games and, of course, things to eat and drink.

» The Denton General Store is getting in the Halloween spirit with its second annual Halloween Market, where you’ll step foot into a Wild West ghost town.

There will be plenty of fall activities, like pumpkin painting, tarot readings, music and more.

It all takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Costumes are highly encouraged.

» Also Saturday, the United Way of Kearney is hosting the Chili & Cinnamon Roll Cook Off at the Kearney Archway.

You’ll get your fill of chili and cinnamon rolls, plus there will be activities to keep the family busy.

It costs $5 at the door, but kids 8 and under are free.

It’s all happening from to 8 p.m.

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