A Note on COVID-19: 

Red Cloud Tourism & Commerce is watching the current developments related to the COVID-19 virus closely and will continue to monitor the best advice of our federal, state, and local health agencies. 


Red Cloud Opera House Art Gallery
October 19, 2021 to October 30, 2021

Brother and sister duo Kathleen Lohr and Rick Rasmussen present a unique view of Central Nebraska through portraiture and picture in Plain Views: Pastel and Photography. Based on the homestead photographs...READ MORE...

National Willa Cather Center
October 28, 2021

Join us for a fascinating book and film discussion with Dr. Will Thomas, Michael Burton, and Dr. Kwakiutl Dreher as they share their collaborative process in making the short film Anna and...READ MORE...

Downtown Red Cloud
October 29, 2021


The Red Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce's annual children's Halloween Parade will be held throughout downtown Red Cloud and the Webster County Courthouse on Friday, October 29th. Participation is...READ MORE...

National Willa Cather Center
November 04, 2021

We are excited to welcome Dr. Rebecca Faber to talk about her book, One Small Photo, a collection of poetry and one short story that was written to raise awareness about...READ MORE...

Red Cloud Opera House Auditorium
November 12, 2021


Join us as Go for Baroque puts the pedal to the mettle and rosins up their bows for a joyride of treasured songs and whimsical tunes. Travel...READ MORE...

2:30pm to 5pm, Downtown Red Cloud
November 14, 2021

Come check out all of the work going on in downtown Red Cloud. The fun will start at 230pm at On the Brix and include sneak peeks and reviews...READ MORE...

Throughout Red Cloud
November 23, 2021

Support local businesses and get all of your Christmas shopping completed before Thanksgiving! More details coming soonREAD MORE...

Throughout town
November 27, 2021
Red Cloud Opera House Auditorium
December 04, 2021


Join us December 4, 2021, as Donovan Johnson brings Highball!, a 1950s-style tribute to the music of rock and roll sensation Jerry Lee Lewis, to the...READ MORE...

@Red Cloud Opera House Art Gallery
December 15, 2021 to January 19, 2022

The exhibition Young at Art: A Selection of Caldecott Book Illustrations presents original illustrations from classic children’s literature. These pieces are widely recognized not only as artistic classics but also as the...READ MORE...

National Willa Cather Center
December 16, 2021

Children’s literature expert Leonard S. Marcus will shed light on the life and work of illustrator Randolph Caldecott and the literary award that shares his name. Established in 1937 as...READ MORE...

Live @OTB
December 18, 2021


The Omaha-based duo Joe & Tay are a newly formed acoustic group. From classic covers to easy-listening originals,...READ MORE...

Red Cloud Opera House
February 15, 2022 to March 31, 2022

In 1900, about 40% of Americans lived in rural areas, By 2010, less than 18% of the U.S. population lived in rural areas. In just over a century, massive economic...READ MORE...

May 27, 2022

Join us as the Community Fund celebrates the culture of philanthrophy helping to keep our community thriving! Site TBD. READ MORE...

May 27, 2022 to May 29, 2022
Red Cloud Community Center
May 28, 2022
June 03, 2022 to June 04, 2022

This year's conference marks the publication centenary of Cather's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel One of Ours. Join us as we celebrate the literary canon and the controversy that often accompanies literary prizes....READ MORE...

August 05, 2022 to August 07, 2022