HealthierU Weekly Run-Down, Sept. 11-17th

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Monday, September 11, 2023

Annalisa Davenport

Here is what's happening on and around campus this week!

Week-Long Programs

Lincoln Corporate Game, Fun Run: Participate in the Lincoln Corporate Games this week by running a 5K! From September 11th-17th, UNL employees are encouraged to register for the Fun Run Lincoln Corporate Game Virtual event! To register for this event visit

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Capital Jazz Society presents Monday Night Big Band, 6:00 p.m., Storm Cellar ( 3233 1/2 S. 13th St, Lincoln, NE) Bring your friends and family to help support this series! You can enjoy live music and a variety of food, from the food trucks available at the Storm Cellar beginning at 6:00 p.m.. 

Wednesday, September 13th, 2023

Hub Farmers Market, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Union Plaza (N 21st. Street, Lincoln, NE) Stop by and check out the vendors at the Farmers Market, enjoy some live music, and browse the food and drink options that are open for purchase from Hub Cafe. 

Japanese Conversation Table, 5:00-6:00p.m., Kawasaki Reading Room 302 ( Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center), Stop by with any level of Japanese language skills to discuss fun topics in a relaxed and welcoming environment! 

Nebraska Bluegrass Concert Series- John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band with the Wildwoods, 5:00-8:30 p.m., Nebraska Innovation Campus Plaza, Join in at the Nebraska Bluegrass Concert Series for live music in the plaza at Nebraska Innovation Campus! Concerts are free and open to the public. Come eat, drink & have fun!

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Fallbrook Farmer's Market, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Fallbrook Neighborhood (600 Fallbrook Blvd, Lincoln, NE) Browse through the market vendor tables, check out the fun family activities, and stop by the food trucks! To learn more click here

Friday, September 15th, 2023

Tea Time Friday- 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Kawasaki Reading Room 302 ( Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center), Stop by each week to enjoy fresh tea and snacks!

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Plant Sale- 12:30-4:30 p.m., Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Greenhouse ( 2150 N 38th st. Lincoln, NE),  Native plants well-suited to Nebraska’s climate and growing conditions will be available for purchase, including trees, shrubs, perennial flowers and herbs. All proceeds help to benefit NSA programs, which include tree planting, garden making and environmental education across the state.

Scheels Husker Tailgate, 4:00-8:00 p.m., Scheels Parking Lot, Stop by this free fun family event hosted by Scheels with games, food, & entertainment! Register to win the ultimate tailgate package, all proceeds benefitting the YMCA. 

Block and Bridle Steak Fry, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Animal Science Complex ( 3940 Fair St., Lincoln, NE) Block and Bridle Steak Fry is an annual fundraising event put on by the Block and Bridle Club. Come and enjoy the fun, food, friends, faculty and family! To learn more and to purchase tickets click here

Women's Soccer vs Wisconsin, 7:05 p.m., Hibner Stadium

Saturday, September 16th, 2023

Historic Haymarket Farmers Market, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Historic Haymarket ( 8th and P Street, Lincoln, NE) Spend your Saturday morning browsing the booths at the Haymarket Farmers Market! To see the full list of vendors click here

Welcoming Week: Free Admission Day, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Nebraska History Museum (1500 R St, Lincoln, NE) At no cost, enjoy activities for the whole family and explore over 12,000 years of history through fascinating exhibitions featuring artifacts and amazing stories from our rich past. Current exhibits include: the Smithsonian traveling exhibition “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II,” “Preserving a Legacy: Japanese in Nebraska,” “Piecing Together the Past,” and “Nebraska Unwrapped: Selections from the Collections.”

Latino Festival 2023, 2:00-7:00 p.m., Antelope Park Bandshell (1630 Memorial Dr., Lincoln, NE) Let's enjoy Hispanic culture through Latin music, art, food and traditions. This will be an amazing event with live cultural performances, delectable food items from a variety of Latin American countries, artisan exhibits, and diverse Latin music.

Football vs Northern Illinois, 6:00 p.m., Memorial Stadium 

Sunday, September 17th, 2023 

Buffalo Run, 8:00 a.m., Pioneers Park (3201 S. Coddington Ave, Lincoln, NE 68522) The 5 Mile course is challenging but beautiful, running in the hilly roads of Pioneers Park. To register for the race click here

Earth + Home Market on 14th, 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m., Earth and Home ( 1400 Pioneers Blvd, Lincoln, NE) Come out and shop with local makers and creators! Grab a bite to eat from a local food truck or grab a coffee from a coffee vendor. 

Sunday Farmers' Market at College View, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Union College ( 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE) Sunday Farmers’ Market at College View provides access to high quality, fresh food produced with integrity by local family farmers and producers, bringing value to the social, environmental, and economic fabric of our community. To learn more about this farmers market click here

Fall Festival 2023, 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., Cooper & Co. ( 2211 Winthrop Road, Lincoln, NE) Celebrate the season of Fall with us at the annual Fall Festival! Join in for a day of shopping with tons of local vendors, a coffee truck, & so much more!

Volleyball vs Kentucky, 6:30 p.m., Devaney Sports Complex

To find more events check out these links:

UNL Events

Lincoln Events 


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