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Plenty of Hops to go around, The Lincoln Children's Zoo is having a Brew and Blues at the Zoo night for ADULTS only. On July 28, you can sample local beers from Thunderhead Brewing, Lucky Bucket Brewery, Gottberg Brewing as well as others while listening to some Nebraska blues from music champions Lil'Slim Blues Band. Brats and Burgers will also be available. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Your ticket includes three drinks and admission to event. You can visit the Lincoln Zoo's website at www.lincolnzoo.org for more information or to purchase advance tickets. The Brew and Blues runs from 6p.m. to 10p.m.

Dante Pizzeria is offering a happier Happy Hour Menu. Happy Hour...

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Outstanding In The Field is a national organization that hosts farm to table dinners. The Aug. 4 dinner features host farmers, Doug and Krista Dittman of Branched Oak Farm and guest chef Paul Kulik of The Boiler Room. Tickets go for $180 each. For more information visit www.outstandinginthefield.com

Given that food people work with farmers we thought this little tidbit fitting of crumbs. The chance has now come for farmers between the ages of 50-80 to fulfill their lifelong dream of becoming an actor. Alexander Payne is seeking folks that fit the above description to fill speaking and non-speaking parts in his next film titled, Nebraska. For more information, call casting...

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July Local Food News

Dutch Girl Creamery located just outside of Lincoln, Ne., launched a kick-starter campaign to help raise funds to build a cheese making plant at their farm. The goat dairy and cheese making business is an offshoot of the Shadow Brook Farm brand, owned by Charuth Van Beuzekom and Kevin Loth. At press time Dutch Girl Creamery still needed $15,000 to meet its $25,000 fundraising goal. To support the cause and get some of the region’s best cheese for your generosity visit: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1985279006/shadow-brook-farms-dutch-girl-creamery

For those interested in a mini-road trip for local food check out the Bike-in-Bite event in Sioux City, Iowa. For a mere $10 you can...

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July: What’s In Season

July

Beets
Blackberries
Blueberries
Broccoli
Cabbage
Carrots
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Elderberry
Garlic
Green Beans
Herbs
Lettuce
Muskmelon
Onions
Peppers
Potatoes
Raspberries
Summer Squash
Sweet Corn
Tomatoes
Zucchini

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The Forbidden World Of Oscar Wilde

You are invited to take a look inside the forbidden world of Oscar Wilde on July 13th, 9:30p.m. at the Joslyn Castle. This one-time late night presentation is part of a month long series focusing on the life and times of Oscar Wilde. Samples will be passed of the "Green Fairy", properly known as absinthe which was Wilde's favorite drink while listening to a reading from the opium den scene from The Picture of Dorain Gray.  The Joslyn Castle is located at 3902 Davenport Ave.  For more information you can call 402.595.2199 or visit www.joslyncastle.com for more information.

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Greenbelly’s new location, Countryside Village in the Summer and Cafe 110 now serves breakfast

Opening July 10th at a new location, Greenbelly is moving to a bigger place at 210 N. 114th Street, just south of 114th and Dodge. Greenbelly offers healthy alternatives for lunch or dinner such as salads, soups, sandwiches and pizzas all packed in eco-friendly containers and they also provide nutritional information for many of their signature products. Visit www.greenbelly.com for more information.

Countryside Village will be hosting Summer Barbecues on Sundays throughout July. "Summer Sundays in the Village"  will begin on July 8, from noon to 4 p.m. The Broadmoor Market will be serving barbecue and lemonade while live Jazz is played. The event will be held in the Countryside Village...

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