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(Neb.) - Follow the Rails Art Trail

By: John Thayer Posted at: 04/27/2012 03:49 PM

The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway will host the 2nd annual Follow the Rails Art Trail on October 19-21st.  This is a self-guided art tour in 10 host communities on Nebraska Highway 2 between Grand Island and Alliance.

The Art Trail will feature the work of over 30 Nebraska artists who specialize in paintings, pottery, photography, sculpting and more.  The traveler will also have the opportunity to view the world class natural wonders along the Scenic Byway including the abundant wildlife, the Nebraska National Forest and the beautiful Sandhills.  The Byway runs parallel to the Burlington Northern Railroad so this tour is a must for train lovers!

The host communities are Alliance-Carnegie Arts Center & Knight Museum; Ashby-CaLinda’s Pot Shop and Gallery; Mullen-Bulls Eye Building; Seneca-Northern Plains Studio; Thedford-Thedford Art Gallery; Dunning-Sandhills Pottery; Broken Bow-The French Table & The Wild Rose Gallery; Ravenna-Seneca Sunrise, City Auditorium & Cedar Hills Vineyard; Cairo-Oak Creek Collectibles; Grand Island-The Stuhr Museum.

Funding for this event was made possible by grants from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Custer County Tourism, Nebraska’s Junk Jaunt and the BNSF Foundation.  For more information contact: Georgeann Wearin, Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Facilitator @ 308-458-2232 or email at pitchfork@neb-sandhills.net Visit:  www.sandhillsjourney.com Don’t miss it!


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