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Celebrate Local Art at the Nebraska Grown Arts Festival

Celebrate a unique blend of local arts and cultural experiences in the heart of Nebraska-the Loup Rivers Valley, at the second annual Nebraska Grown Art Festival on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

During the day, tour area art galleries including the Main Street Gallery in North Loup and the Gallery: Art & Creativity Center in Comstock, featuring original works by local artists from 10 am-5 pm. Also, enjoy artistic workshops at both galleries and The Golden Husk Theatre starting at 10:00 am. The workshops will feature hands-on experiences with watercolor painting, glasswork, drawing and quilting techniques. To learn more and register for the workshops call 308.730.8133. Also, shop on the Ord Downtown Square to experience local hospitality of retail businesses, coffee shops, a craft brewery and restaurants. As you enjoy the tours and shopping pick up an event punch card at the galleries, workshops and local businesses to be eligible for door prize drawings during evening events.  

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In the evening, enjoy a concert by the Sheila Greenland Band with a guest performance by Micheal Allen Sich of Lost County Road at The Golden Husk Theatre in Ord. The concert will feature original music by both artists and your favorite country, rock and pop tunes. A cash bar featuring craft beer, Nebraska wines and culinary treats will be provided by Jubilee Events & Catering. Tickets are available at The Golden Husk, the Ord Area Chamber Office and online at ShopOrd.com.

Sheila Greenland’s career started at the early age of six when she performed at local music festivals. Since then, she has won numerous vocal competitions and impressively made it to the finals of TV’s “Nashville Star.”  Sheila regularly writes, records and tours. She performs several nights each month and has opened for such major acts as Brad Paisley, JoDee Messina, and Sara Evans. Sheila has recently released her newest album, Back Home to me and is overwhelmed with the radio support she has received! When asked about performing at the Golden Husk, Sheila stated, “It is so exciting to play where my heart is. I feel like after years of chasing things far away I’ve finally come back home to me!” 

Opening the concert, is local talent Micheal Allen Sich, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the band, Lost County Road. Micheal discovered his passion for music and singing as a child while listening to Garth Brooks songs and becoming involved in his high school music program. With encouragement from his mom he began writing his own songs and performing in competitions. Now, Micheal performs across the state and beyond with Lost County Road and continues to evolve his love for art as he creates original music. 

Discover the beauty of arts and culture during the Nebraska Grown Art Festival! For more information look for event promotional materials at local businesses, listen to KNLV Radio for updates, visit www.goldenhuskarts.org or call Dahn Hagge at 308.730.8133. We hope you will join us for this unique day of celebrating local arts!

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