Fundraiser for CHS band

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus High School band will hold a fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Pizza Ranch, 2266 33rd Ave.

Fifteen percent of all sales will be donated to the band.

Heritage hosting craft boutique

COLUMBUS -- Heritage at Meridian Gardens, 4515 38th St., will hold a fall craft boutique from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday.

There will be many area crafters selling items. This event is open to the public.

For more information, call 402-835-4119.

School holding open house

COLUMBUS -- Columbus Christian School, 3418 15th St., will have an open house from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday and 8-10 a.m. Saturday.

For more information, call the school office at 402-562-6470.

Fudge sales benefit school

COLUMBUS -- Columbus Christian School is selling fudge through Sunday.

Seven flavors will be available. For more information, to place an order, or to view box assortment options, visit Orders can also be made by calling 402-562-6470.

Christmas items at PCHS meeting

COLUMBUS -- The Platte County Historical Society will present "Historic Christmas" by Steve Kovar at 2 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 2916 16th St.

Kovar will share his vast collection of vintage Christmas items. Admission is free for PCHS members and $3 for nonmembers.

Dinner, expo supports pool

CRESTON -- The Creston Women’s Fall Dinner and Expo will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at the Creston Community Center.

The meal will include roast beef and turkey. Cost is $9 for ages 13 years and older and $5 for children 5-12 years old. Proceeds from this event will be used to purchase a new filter tank for the Creston pool.

Blues artist playing at bar

COLUMBUS -- Eight-time Grammy nominee, recent Blues Hall of Fame inductee and Australian blues artist Michael Charles will perform 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Micek Bar, 2506 12th St.

Charles will perform original blues numbers, blues-based rock, ballads and some well-known covers. No cover charge.

For more information, visit

Library hosting Book Festival

COLUMBUS -- The fourth annual Book Festival will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Columbus Public Library.

Enjoy refreshments while meeting Nebraskan authors. The authors will have copies of their books to sell and sign, and there will be a book reading in an adjoining room. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 402-564-7116 or visit

Pancake feed hosted by Scouts

COLUMBUS -- Boy Scout Troop 212 will hold a pancake feed from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Federated Church, 2704 15th St.

All-you-can-eat homemade buttermilk pancakes, sausage and beverages will be offered for a freewill donation.


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