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Cornhusker State Games - BMX Freestyle, 7.21.18

Noah Poggemeyer (left) performs in the quarter-pipe event on Saturday, July 21, during the Cornhusker State Games BMX Freestyle competition at the Nowear Compound.

LES Sustainable Living Festival — Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Get a close up look at electric bicycles, snack on solar-cooked popcorn, bring all types of electronics to recycle, learn about the science of composting, renewable solar and wind energy, and enter to win a bicycle or smart thermostat. The Railyard, 350 Canopy St. Free.

2018 Cornhusker State Games — ends Sunday. This year's state games includes 10,000 athletes participating in 60 events. Full schedule online at cornhuskerstategames.com

Paws on the Prairie — Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Bring your furry friends to the prairie to enjoy a walk in the prairie, fun and informal presentations on pet and wildlife safety, great pets available for adoption, a pet parade and costume contest for people and pets. No reservations needed. Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, 11700 S.W. 100th St., Denton. springcreekprairie.audubon.org. Free.

Prescott Summer Festival & Near South Neighborhood Ice Cream Social — Friday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy crafts, community artists, face painting, a fossil dig, music and other entertainment. Food available for purchase or bring a picnic basket. Prescott Elementary School, 930 S. 20th St. nearsouth.org

Fallbrook Farmer's Market — Thursday, 4-7 p.m. Ice cream social is this week's theme at the family-oriented weekday market, with — you guessed it — free ice cream while supplies last. Fallbrook Town Center, 570 Fallbrook Boulevard.

Wild Wednesdays at the Zoo — Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. The Lincoln Children's Zoo is featuring special animal demonstrations on its animal encounter stage, 1222 S. 27th St.

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Nebraska Asian Festival — Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Enjoy food and a beer garden, cultural performances, an egg roll eating contest, karaoke, yoga, Tibetan monk blessing, lion dances, Pacific island fire knife dance, origami, board games, belly dancing, sumo wrestling, henna, face painting, bubble play station, bonsai displays and tai chi. Lewis and Clark Landing, 345 Riverfront Drive, Omaha. AsianFestival@yahoo.com

5th Annual Campfire Christmas in July — 7 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday. Did you miss Santa? Well, he's visiting Nebraska six months late (or early). This event will also include a craft fair, horse-drawn wagon rides, food vendors and games for the whole family — plus two nights of Christmas-themed movies at 9 p.m. ("The Polar Express" on Friday and "An Elf's Story" on Saturday). Park entry permit required. Indian Cave State Park, Shubert. 402-883-2575.

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