August Events


Wakefield Progressive is excited to announce the first “Wakefield Market” will be held on August 8th, from 4pm – 7pm in the Little Red Hen Theatre alleyway and sidewalk area. We are looking forward to hosting vendors of all varieties…artists, musicians, gardeners, metal art, bakers, crafts, handmade items, etc.! The event is free to all vendors and open to the public! Local businesses are also encouraged to participate. Contact Megan at or here for more details!






Estamos emocionados de anunciar que el primer “Mercado de Wakefield” será el ocho de agosto, de 4pm-7pm, en el callejón y la banqueta cerca del Teatro de La Gallinita Roja. Estamos buscando a vendedores de todos tipos… artistas, músicos, jardineros, artistas que trabajen con metal, panaderos, gente vendiendo artesanía, cosas echas a mano, etc! El evento es gratis para todos los vendedores! Negocios cercanos también están apoyados a participar. Contacten a la concejal del pueblo, Megan Weaver, por correo electrónico o aquí mismo para mas información!



Join the Wakefield Lions Club for their annual Parent/Children Scramble Tourney on Sunday, August 4th at Logan Valley Golf Course! Morning tee time is set for 8 a.m. and afternoon tee time is set for 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

The two-person teams can consist of any gender as long as there is at least 20-year difference in age. The only exception is if it is a true parent/child relationship. Both the morning & afternoon rounds will be flighted together. Pin prizes will be available for each round. Carts are NOT included.

To register, please contact Logan Valley Golf Course 402-287-2343.


Wakefield’s 3rd Annual Saturday in the Park sponsored by Wakefield Rescue will help raise funds for a new ambulance. Free will donation for lunchthat includes hamburgers, brats, hotdogs, and sides. Kids will enjoy a children’s ninja course, fire truck rides, games, a bouncy house and a demonstrative smoke house. Silent auction items available. See you on Saturday August 17th in the park!!!



The Wakefield Optimists will be hosting the 2nd Annual Tour de Wakefield on August 17th.  Stay tuned to for more information or check out their Facebook page.


September Events


Wakefield Optimists will be hosting a Husker Tailgate Party on September 21st at 7 p.m. at McAfee Seeds.  Stay tuned for more details or check out their Facebook page!


SEPTEMBER 27, 28, 29 2019

Come join us for a fun-filled weekend of hot air balloons, BBQ, AND northeast Nebraska’s largest Husker tailgate! The day will be filled with activities including a parade, car show, vendor fair, pony rides, fun run, corn hole tournament and much, much more!

Check out the schedule of events at or on Facebook @WakefieldBalloonDays












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