fireworks

Firework display coming to Homecoming which will be held Oct. 6 through 13. 

Bright lights will fill the sky above Hansen parking lot on Oct. 7, from 8 to 8:30 p.m. with homecoming’s main event being a firework display.  

The fireworks will be shot off at the Crete Country Club while spectators enjoy live music, contests, inflatables, food and special guests from the local area.

This year’s homecoming will be Oct. 6 though 13 and will have the theme of “Together as Tigers.”

In other city news, exotic animals will be available for the public to visit at the Great Pumpkin Festival’s main event on Oct. 6, from noon to 5 p.m. Horn T Exotic Petting Zoo will bring exotic animals which will be behind plexi glass in a trailer that visitors can walk through.

Animals that will be present include an albino porcupine, white fox, mountain koti, black and white lemur, walaroo, alligator and a ring-tailed lemur.

The dates for Nebraska’s fastest growing festival are Oct. 4 though 6.

Doane students are encouraged to join off campus activities around the Crete area.

T.J. Sokol Boxing is open for anyone who would like to learn how to box and compete all across the United States. Their practices are on Mondays through Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. If you are interested you can contact T.J. Sokol Boxing on Facebook for more information.

Events are being offered to the public and Doane students are encouraged to attend.     

The Southeast Nebraska Corn Grower Board is offering a Husker tailgate open to the public on Sept. 7, at 4 Generations Barn in Pickrell. There will be a petting zoo, hayrack rides, popcorn bar, grilled food and the Husker game on the big screen at 2:30 p.m.