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Spanning I-80 at Exit 275, the Archway offers a unique historical exhibit that brings American history to life and so much more.

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Part of the Archway's Day Camping Through The Decades program, Archie's Prairie Adventure Day-Camp combines a little history with a lot of fun.  Participants will meet historical characters, learn to play pioneer games and enjoy crafts and group activities.  Day Camping Through the Decades is...

Join Kearney's own Jim Salestrom for this tribute to his friend John Denver.  Salestrom played banjo and sang backing vocals on Denver's Different Directions album and performed in concert with John Denver.  Admission for this special show is $10/each.  Admission for students is $7/each.  Tickets...

Join us for a Tribute to Buffalo Bill performed by Kearney's own Jim Salestrom.  This multi-media presentation includes songs from the Buffalo Bill era, images from his Wild West Show, and stories about the internationally acclaimed showman Buffalo Bill Cody.  Admission to the performance is...

Originally from Central City, NE, artist Todd Williams became famous throughout the state when he created the "Legacy of Nebraska" project for the state's 150th anniversary in 2017. Now, you can join a painting workshop and receive personal instruction from this master painter.  From beginner to...

Get creative with Kearney Wine and Design and make a beautiful painting of your own showing cranes at sunrise on the Platte River.  Kearney Wine and Design will host the afternoon of artistic fun at their location at 1220 Central Avenue and part of the proceeds will...

Smithsonian Institution recording artists Bob and Sheila Everhart return to the Archway with a program of traditional western and cowboy favorites.  Join us for this program of historical music of the pioneers and classic western tunes that you won't want to miss.  Following the performance, join us for root...

Participants will step back in time to celebrate our nation's birth with old-fashioned children's games, patriotic songs, and hands-on activities.  We'll enjoy an old-fashioned 4th of July picnic and even a parade!  At the end of the day, we'll all join in performing a special...

Police officers, firefighters, National Guard members and emergency medical technicians will join with Heroes Week Campers for special projects that help children understand the important work these heroes do every day.  The week will be filled with fun, hands-on activities and interactive play and will...

Dress up your home for the spring with a festive door hanger that you make yourself!  Join us at the Archway for a Rustic Patch Craft Class.   Both the mitten and Valentine's Day card design will make for a warm welcome for visitors and neighbors...

Join us for an all-day fishing adventure at the Archway.  Just because school is out today doesn't mean children in grades K-5 can't learn something and have fun doing it!  The Archway is teaming up with Bass Pro Shops/Cabela's and the 4-H Extension office to offer...