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• The sixth annual Sip Nebraska Festival returns to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland. Sample over 120 types of wines, craft beers and distilled spirits from 26 Nebraska-based beverage vendors. Event includes local bands, 20-plus artisan and food vendors, blind tasting competitions, dancing lessons, educational sessions, lawn games, fire pits and trolley tours. Details/tickets: sipnebraska.com or facebook.com/sipnebraska.
• The annual “Thrive!” boomer and senior lifestyle expo will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th St. Learn how to stay active and live your best life after retirement. Includes education sessions, freebies and bingo. Free admission. Questions? Contact Deanna Walz, 402-473-7161 or email@example.com.
June 1 deadline
• The County-City Building Exhibition Gallery, 555 S. 10th St., seeks two- and three-dimensional works of art created by Nebraska artists for its 2019-20 exhibition season. This venue will display four three-month exhibitions through the year. Each exhibition will include a First Friday opening reception. Artists receive 100 percent of their sales. Application deadline is June 1. Apply by submitting a CD of 10 representative images and an accompanying list of titles, sizes and medium to: Liz Shea-McCoy, exhibition director, 2700 Sheridan Blvd., Lincoln, NE 68502. Questions: 402-430-5923 or firstname.lastname@example.org.