Upcoming Festivals & Events at the Orchard

Rhubarb Celebration

May 20, 2017

We grow a lot of Rhubarb at Union Orchard.  Used for special deserts and Country Wine, Rhubarb is a special Spring Treat. Come on out and have a tasty treat and let the kids spend some time in the Country.

Music Under the Stars

May 27, 2017  |  7:00 - 10:00 pm

4 on the Floor Band
Country Band

The 4 on the Floor Band is based out of Omaha, Nebraska and plays everything from traditional country music to all the current hits on country radio today as well as some classic favorites that cross over to engage all ages.  Sing alongs and participation songs keep the dance floor packed and music flowing song after song for an energetic, high performance, family show.

Full Moon Bonfire

June 10, 2017  |  7:00 - 8:00 pm

Story of Cherrie Beam-Callaway
Storyteller: Mariah Monohan

Mariah Monahan, speaking with an Irish brogue and in period costume, depicts a Nebraska settler between 1847 and 1885.  Based on historical fact, Mariah, captivates the audience in a dramatic rendition. You’ll be transported in time, sailing the ocean, riding the wagon trail, feeling the loneliness and fighting prairie fires. Laugh and cry with stories of successful crops, dancing, hard work, losing loved ones and most importantly, becoming an American. 

Celebration of Strawberries

June 17, 2017

Strawberries are a special treat of Spring. We have a large patch which includes a "You-Pick" area. We will have lots of special foods and activities for our Strawberry Weekend.

Music Under the Stars

June 24, 2017  |  7:00 - 10:00 pm

Jimmy Buffet Tribute Act

For this tropical experience, this incredible six piece band performs Jimmy Buffett’s greatest hits including Margarittaville, Come Monday, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Volcano, Boat Drinks and dozens More.  ‘Dance of a ParrottHead” features some of the finest musicians in the Midwest, and will bring an island party that you will never forget.  Kick off your shoes, throw on a Hawaiian shirt, and dance the night away to the music of one of the legends of music, the one and Only Jimmy Buffett. 

Full Moon Bonfire & Star Gazing Party

July 8, 2017  |  7:00 - 8:00 pm

Story of Daniel Freeman: America's First Homesteader
Storyteller: Darrel Draper

Daniel Freeman (1826-1908) lived most of his life on the Western Frontier of America. As a doctor, Civil War Officer, coroner, and County Sheriff, Freeman had many unique experiences while living in America’s first homestead under the 1863 Homestead Act. Freeman describes life as a pioneer and the changes that Nebraska and America were going through during the 19th century in this 45-minute costumed presentation that gives audience members insight into his life, family, and frontier legacy.

Following the Nebraska Humanities Program, The Omaha Astronomical Society will set up their telescopes to view the full moon as well as Saturn and Jupiter!

Celebration of Cherries

July 15, 2017

There is nothing quite like biting into a farm fresh cherry! With our cherry harvest there is a ton to do! Come on out and have a tasty treat and let the kids spend some time in the Country.

Music Under the Stars

July 22, 2017  |  7:00 - 10:00 pm

Silver Wings
Country Band

Come out to the Orchard and dance to country music at its best!

More information coming soon!

Full Moon Bonfire

August 5th, 2017  |  7:00 - 8:00 pm

Story of Buffalo Bill
Storyteller: Terry Lane

William F. Cody reflects on his life as express messenger, teamster, buffalo hunter, scout, actor, showman and builder of the West through a series of true-life adventures–from Bill’s perspective, of course. 

Terry Lane has portrayed Buffalo Bill Cody since 1998 and has been the official Nebraska State Buffalo Bill and the Nebraska Division of Travel and Tourism “Nebraska Bill” since 2001. Lane’s education is in U.S. history. Lane appears nationwide with his 1st person stage play “Meet Buffalo Bill”.

Celebration of Peaches

August 12th, 2017

It's peach picking season here at the orchards! Browse our selection of juicy, plump peaches picked fresh from the tree!

Music Under the Stars

August 19th, 2017  |  7:00 - 10:00 pm

Jacked
Rock n Roll Band

Jacked is a fun rock and roll band experience, covering all genres of rock including metal, punk, country, pop, grunge, hard rock, and more! They make their concert fun by playing killer tunes and learning a few new songs that guests might like to hear as well. 

Jacked also does Live Band Karaoke where they make you and your guests the rock stars!!!! Select the songs you want to sing, they will provide the words and you will have your very own band backing you up while you belt out a tune or two!

Music Under the Stars

September 9th, 2017  |  7:00 - 10:00 pm

The Time Burners
Country Duo

The Time Burners is a husband and wife Americana music duo.  They play a mix of 50's, 60's rockabilly, classic country and roots music. They also do a sample of original music that falls in the Americana category.
Come out and enjoy an evening of country music at the Orchard – music that will be enjoyed by all age groups.

Applejack Festival

September 16th, 2017

The Applejack Festival is the most exciting time of year around the farm! Join us as we celebrate our harvest of pick-your-own and pre-picked apples! We have a ton of varieties and even more to do during the festival!

Pick-Your-Own Apples

Music Under the Stars

October 7th, 2017  |  7:00 - 10:00 pm

Come out to the Orchard and dance to country music at its best!

More information coming soon!

Celebration of Pumpkins

October 14th, 2017

Ready for some plump, pumpkin picking? Our pumpkin patch is brimming with vine-ripening pumpkins just ready for the picking! Whether you're looking for a great carving pumpkin, something to add some festive flair, or a tasty pumpkin for Grandma's famous recipe, you will find the perfect pumpkin here on the farm!

Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins

Questions about Events?

Give us a call!
(402) 263-4845