Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Summer Speaker Series - 6:30 pm

See Norfolk: Norfolk in 150 Images

Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, NE

Presented by Elkhorn Valley Museum

See Norfolk's past come to life in this photographic presentation of pictures from the Elkhorn Valley Museum's archives.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Summer Speaker Series - 6:30 pm

The History of Medicine in Norfolk

Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, NE

Presented by Dr. John Huscher

Find out about 150 years of healthcare in Norfolk, from Koxie Comie to CAT scans and CABGs, in this unique visual program.

Ongoing events


Plant 150

Throughout 2016

Trees are a gift from those who came before us and our gift to those who will come after us. Through 2016, Norfolk residents are encouraged to take a photo while planting a tree and email it to the Norfolk Tree Board. Our hope is that 150 trees will be planted throughout the year. Contact: Dr. Tom Surber or Diane Becker 402-844-2034 or or

Golf 150

Spring - September

Hey Norfolk Area! Let's hit the courses and golf 150 holes in 2016 to commemorate Norfolk's 150th birthday! Punch cards will be available at participating courses, free of charge. Golf professionals or employees at participating courses will punch the appropriate times for the holes played. Appropriate green fees and cart fees will be responsibility of the golfer. In September of 2016 a golf event for the successful individuals that complete 150 holes will be held at Eldorado Hills Golf Course in Norfolk.

Contact is Dave Johnson, PGA Golf Professional, 402-371-1453,

Norfolk 150th Exhibit

June 30 - August 26, 2016

Norfolk Arts Center, Norfolk, NE

Exhibiting 150 years of Norfolk creativity. Contact Denice Hansen at 402-371-7199 or visit for more information.

Coldwell Banker Dover Realtors Geocache Trail

June 25-Decemember 31

Geocache, Norfolk

Take your chance at this modern day treasure hunt as you try to uncover Norfolk's History! Participants will use GPS to locate "treasures" strategically placed at locations that are significant to Norfolk history. Those who complete the trail will be entered into a drawing for a 50" Smart TV! Drawing will be held July 5th. Traill will be open through the year and all participants to complete the traill will recieve a commemorative coin! Contact Amanda Nolde at 402-371.0200 for information.

Celebrating Our Past Exhibit

July 1-October 31

Elkhorn Valley Museum, Norfolk

The Elkhorn Valley Museum’s new exhibit, "Celebrating Our Past: Norfolk at 150," explores Norfolk’s history, with an emphasis on how the Norfolk Centennial was celebrated in 1966. This exhibit is an exciting opportunity to see the many rarely-exhibited Centennial artifacts in the museum collection. During the Centennial, Norfolkans dressed in historical costumes, participated in city-wide contests, and took the moment to examine their history and plan for the future. Celebrating Our Past explores all of these topics again and also looks at the past fifty years, giving visitors an opportunity to reflect on who we are and who we want to become.