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James Arthur Vineyard List of Events


2019 Schedule of Events


(*) Indicates all events that require reservations

All tickets will be sold online through ticketspice.com – jamesarthurvineyards.com & Facebook will have links to purchase tickets exactly 1 month ahead of each event.

*All events will have applicable sales tax added to published price


March Junk Food Pairings

Join us Saturdays in March for a fun series where there will be popular junk food paired with a selection of our signature wines.

Noon – 8pm


Friday Nights Are Trivia Nights at JAV

Join us April 5, 12, 19, and 26th for a night of trivia. How much worthless knowledge do you know? Find out and possible win a prize!

Fun starts at 7:00pm

Happy Hour & Wine specials from 7-9pm


April 21 CLOSED FOR EASTER


*April 27 Spring Cabaret

$15/person 7:00pm

Musician Judy Anderson & Friends. Price includes 1st glass of wine


*April 28 Spring Cabaret Matinee

$15/person 2:00pm

Musician Judy Anderson & Friends. Price includes 1st glass of wine.


*May 3 Movie & Wine Under the Stars

$15/person 9:30pm

After we close for the evening, we’re bringing back the outdoor movie. Join us under the stars as we provide wine, snacks, and a flick.

MOVIE: A Good Year


*May 4 Yoga in the Vines

$20/person 10:30am

We will enjoy a gentle Yin style Yoga class outside in our beloved grape vines. All skill levels of yogis welcome! Bring your yoga mat and a workable towel or small blanket. The yoga class will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a Mimosa Social.


JAV’s SUMMER MUSIC SERIES 6-9PM

Saturday’s in May, June, July, and August.

All our performers are on our outdoor deck 6- 9pm unless noted otherwise.

May 4 Denise Howe *3-6pm

May 11 Tom & Wes *3-6pm

May 18 Hardwood Dash

May 25 Killer Garage Band

June 1 1 – 4pm Josh Hoyer

6-9pm Skylark

June 8 Brich & Killion

June 15 Pinkertones

June 22 B-Street Band

June 29 Wildwoods

July 6 2 Gals & A Guitar

July 13 Swing Fever

July 20 Kelly Oh Brian

July 27 Greg G & Route 3

August 3 Pioneer

August 10 Back Alley

August 17 The McGovern String Band

August 24 Blues Agents


May 10-11 Sip Nebraska Wine Festival

At Mahoney State Park

Visit https://www.blurparties.com/sipnebraska

for more details


May 12 Mother’s Day

Free wine tastings all day & specials for MOM all day!


*May 12 Yer Mom’s Comedy Show

$20/person 2:00pm

A clean custom comedy show for all you parents who need an afternoon away from the kiddos. Price includes 1st glass of wine.


May 17-18 Toast Nebraska Wine Festival

At Valas Pumpkin Patch

Visit https://toastwinefest.com/

for more details.


May 25 Vendor Show

4-9pm

Join us for a fun shopping event filled with various retailers that have something for everyone.


May 27 CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY


JAV UNCORKED FESTIVAL

May 31 – June 2

May 31 *Night of Comedy

$20/person 7:30pm

Comedian: Kier from Nashville. Price includes 1st glass of wine.

Tickets available March 27.

June 1 Run Now…Wine Later

$65/person 10am

Be a part of the 5th annual 5K Trail Run.

Registration now open at www.girlsontherun.org

Live Music

12-3:00pm Josh Hoyer

6-9:00pm Skylark

Cornhole Tournament

3:00pm

*June 2 Live Music

2-5:00pm Jumpin’ Kate

*Cider Dinner

$45/person 5:30pm

Join us for a 4-course dinner paired with JAV cider!


SUNDAES ON SUNDAY

Join us on Sunday’s in June for Wine Ice Cream, live music, & wine specials from 2-5pm.

Live Music Featuring:

June 2 Jumpin’ Kate

June 9 Jerry Renaud

June 16 Dustin West

June 23 Brich & Killion

June 30 Tom & Wes


*June 7 Movie & Wine Under the stars

$15/person 9:30pm

After we close for the evening, we’re bringing back the outdoor movie. Join us under the stars as we provide wine, snacks, and a flick.

MOVIE: Viewers Choice


*June 8 *Yoga in the Vines

$20/person 10:30am

We will enjoy a gentle Yin style Yoga class outside in our beloved grape vines. All skill levels of yogis welcome! Bring your yoga mat and a workable towel or small blanket. The yoga class will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a Mimosa Social.


*June 14 Father’s Day Cigar Event

$45/person 6:00pm

Kick off Father’s Day weekend celebrating with wine, cigars, BBQ appetizers, and music by Elvin Graves.


June 16 Father’s Day

Free wine tastings & specials for DAD all day!


June 29 Vendor Show

4-9pm

Join us for a fun shopping event filled with various retailers that have something for everyone.


July 4 CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY


*July 5 Movie & Wine Under the Stars

$15/person 9:30pm

After we close for the evening, we’re bringing back the outdoor movie. Join us under the stars as we provide wine, snacks, and a flick.

MOVIE: Forrest Gump


*July 6 Yoga in the Vines

$20/person 10:30am

We will enjoy a gentle Yin style Yoga class outside in our beloved grape vines. All skill levels of yogis welcome! Bring your yoga mat and a workable towel or small blanket. The yoga class will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a Mimosa Social.


*July 19 Hang on to Summer

$40/person 6:30pm

Join us along with Doors & More for a fun, summer-themed night of creating & painting while sipping your favorite JAV wine! Appetizers included. Take home your own door sign!


*July 20 JAV Library Tasting

$15/person 1:00pm

Join JAV Winemaker Jim Ballard as he shares wines from his personal library collection. Sample JAV wines from years’ past…including some that have only a few bottles left. Join us, and taste a little bit of history.


July 27 Vendor Show

4-9pm

Join us for a fun shopping event filled with various retailers that have something for everyone.


*August 2 Movie & Wine Under the Stars

$15/person 9:30pm

After we close for the evening, we’re bringing back the outdoor movie. Join us under the stars as we provide wine, snacks, and a flick.

MOVIE: Caddyshack

*August 3 Yoga in the Vines

$20/person 10:30am

We will enjoy a gentle Yin style Yoga class outside in our beloved grape vines. All skill levels of yogis welcome! Bring your yoga mat and a workable towel or small blanket. The yoga class will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a Mimosa Social.


*August 9 Yer Moms Comedy Night: Back to School

$20/person 7:00pm

Price includes 1st glass of wine.


August 24 Vendor Show

4-9pm

Join us for a fun shopping event filled with various retailers that have something for everyone.


JAV’s SUNDAY ON THE DECK MUSIC SERIES

Select Sunday’s in September.

All performers will be on our outdoor deck from 2-5pm

Sept. 1 Chris Sayre

Sept. 8 Andy Miller

Sept. 15 Dustin Prinz

Sept. 22 Hope Dunbar

Sept. 29 Tom & Wes


Sept. 2 CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY


*Sept. 6 A Night of Comedy

$20/person 7:30pm

Comedian: TBA. Price includes 1st glass of wine.


*Sept. 7 Yoga in the Vines

$20/person 10:30am

We will enjoy a gentle Yin style Yoga class outside in our beloved grape vines. All skill levels of yogis welcome! Bring your yoga mat and a workable towel or small blanket. The yoga class will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a Mimosa Social.


Sept. 13 Flower Power Anniversary Event

6 pm

Help us celebrate our 22nd Anniversary with special retro night featuring Come Together, a Beatles tribute band.


*Sept. 20 World Famous Murder Mystery

$52/person 6:30pm

Join us for a night of tasty food, wine and fun, as you become a sleuth for the evening to figure out “who dunnit!”


*Sept. 21 Junk Food Pairing Class

$20/person 1:00-2:00pm

Join us for a fun class where there will be popular junk food paired with a selection of our signature wines.


*Oct. 6 Haunted Hike Through the Vineyard

$45/person 1:00pm

Steak Fry, Wine, Story Telling/Music with Chris Sayre, and a Hayrack Ride through the vineyard.

*Oct. 13 Haunted Hike Through the Vineyard

$45/person 6:00pm

Steak Fry, Wine, Story Telling/Music with Chris Sayre, and a Hayrack Ride through the vineyard.


*Oct. 19 World Famous Murder Mystery

$52/person 6:30pm

Join us for a night of tasty food, wine and funs, as you become a sleuth for the evening to figure out “who dunnit!”


*Oct. 20 Haunted Hike Through the Vineyard

$45/person 6:00pm

Steak Fry, Wine, Story Telling/Music with Chris Sayre, and a Hayrack Ride through the vineyard.


Nov. 1 World Famous Halloween Murder Mystery

Join us for a Halloween style murder mystery at Billy’s Restaurant

All Reservations must be made through Billy’s at 402.474.0084


Nov. 8 Holiday Vendor Show

4-9pm

Join us for a fun shopping event filled with various retailers that have something for everyone.


*Nov. 9 JAV Library Tasting

$15/person 1:00pm

Join JAV Winemaker Jim Ballard as he shares wines from his personal library collection. Sample JAV wines from years’ past…including some that have only a few bottles left. Join us, and taste a little bit of history.


*Nov. 15 Raise a Glass to the Holidays

$40/person 6:30pm

Join us along with Urban Legends for a fun, holiday-themed night of creating & painting while sipping your favorite JAV wine! Appetizers included. Take home your own painted wine glass!


Nov. 22 Release of JAV Christmas Wine & Live Music

Our Christmas wine will go one sale at 10 am on November 22, 2019. There will be live music that evening from 6-9pm.

Musician: TBA


Nov. 28 CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING


Nov. 29 White Friday

Our answer to Black Friday. Join us at the winery for great white wine specials throughout the day!


Nov. 30 Holiday Open House & Live Music

Join us at the winery for Ornament making, Christmas cookies, hot spice mulled wine, live music Christmas music and gift shop specials from 12-9 pm

Live Music: TBA 2-5pm


LIVE CHRISTMAS MUSIC IN DECEMBER

Select Sunday’s in December.

All performers will be inside from 2-5pm

Dec. 1 Jerry Renaud

Dec. 15 Denise Howe

Dec. 22 TBA


*Dec. 6 World Famous Murder Mystery

Join us for a Christmas style murder mystery at Billy’s Restaurant.

All reservations must be made through Billy’s at 402.474.0084


*Dec. 13 & 14 Christmas Cabaret

$15/person 7:00 pm

Join us for a fun filled evening of Christmas songs & holiday Broadway hits. Price includes 1st glass of wine.

Featuring: Judy Anderson & Friends


*Dec. 15 Christmas Cabaret Matinee

$15/person 2:00 pm

We’ve added a matinee show! Price Includes 1st glass of wine.

Featuring: Judy Anderson & Friends


Dec. 24 OPEN 10am to 2pm for CHRISTMAS EVE


Dec. 25 CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS


Dec. 31 OPEN 10am to 2pm for NEW YEAR’S EVE


Jan. 1 CLOSED FOR NEW YEARS DAY


Tri-City (Kearney, Grand Island & Hastings Events


Kearney & Surrounding Area


Public Ice Skating


July 5 – July 31


Viaero Center

Prices: $7 for kids, students (with ID)


military & seniors, $10 for adults


Public Skate Punch Card: $60 for 11 sessions, skate rental included.


Visit link below for complete list of days and times.kearneyevents.net/publicskate


 


Disc Golf Singles Tournament


July 10 : 6-9pm


Centennial Park

 


Troll For A Day With Crane River Theater


July 11 : 9am-12pm


Kearney Area Children’s Museum

see kearneychildrensmuseum.org for more events


 


Kearney Legion Baseball vs. Northstar


July 11 : 5-9pm


Memorial Field

 


KCT: CATS the Musical


July 12 – July 29


Kearney Community Theatre

 


23rd Annual Miss Basketball Showcase


July 12 – July 14


 


Sweet Savings Summer Sidewalk Sales


July 12 @ 9:00 am – July 14 @ 5:00 pm


Downtown Kearney

 


Meadowlark Hills Club Championship


July 13 @ 8:00 am – July 15 @ 5:00 pm


Meadowlark Hills Golf Course


 


4th Annual Fun in the Mud


Volleyball Tournament


July 14 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm


Buffalo County Fairgrounds


 


Archway Soda Fountain Sundae


July 15 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm


The Archway


 


Kearney Cruise Nite


July 17 – July 22


Downtown Kearney


 


Kearney Night Market


July 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Downtown Kearney


 


Under The Covers/Supporting Kearney Pride


July 19 @ 9:00 pm


JD’s


 


Concerts in the Park: The OK Sisters


July 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Harmon Park


 


Crane River Theater: Annie


July 27 @ 7:00 pm – July 28 @ 9:00 pm


Merryman Performing Arts Center


 


Luke Mills


July 27 @ 9:00 pm


JD’s


 


Nebraska Senior Games


August 2 – August 5


 


Puttin Around the Bricks: RedneckYacht Club


August 4


Downtown on the Bricks


 


NHRA Nebraska State Championships


August 4 – August 5


Kearney Raceway Park


 


First Day of School


August 16th


Grand Island & Surrounding Area


Hall County Fair


July 11-15


Fonner Park


 


Farmers Market


July 11, continuous dates


Orscheln Farm parking lot


 


Sommerfest


July 21 3-10pm


Grand Island Liederkranz


 


Something Bigger Tour 2018


August 3 7pm


Hear Grand Island


 


Grand Island Veterans Home Picnic


Aug 19, 3 PM


Nebraska Veterans Home


 


Kelly Clarkson Concert


August 24 7:30-10pm


Fonner Park Infield


 


Sugarland Concert


August 25th 7:30-10pm


Fonner Park Infield


 


Nebraska State Fair DASH FOR CASH


August 28th – 29th


 


Old Dominion


August 31 7pm


Nebraska State Fair


 


Hastings & Surrounding Area


Thursday Downtown Market


July 12-Aug 30th, every Thursday


Dutton-Lainson Plaza Park


 


Adams County Fair


July 18-22


Adams County Fairgrounds


 


Tracy Lawrence featuring the Dylan Bloom Band


July 18th 7:30-9:30pm


Adams County Fairgrounds


 


Cody Johnson featuring William Michael Morgan


July 20th 7:30-9:30pm


Adams County Fairgrounds


 


Demolition Derby


July 22 5-7pm


Adams County Fairgrounds


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