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Court Appointed Special Advocates in Cass County speak up for the best interests of abused and neglected children. Training starts April 2018. It consists of 15 hours of online training and 15 hours of in-person training. If you are interested, please contact Angie Neumiller at 402-296-9521, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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 God Bless our volunteers!  Thank you for doing what you do to keep us safe!

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Slattery Vintage Estates

 
 
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We recently ranked the most unique bed and breakfasts across the nation and wanted to let you know that the Slattery Vintage Estates Bed and Breakfast ranked as the most unique bed and breakfast in Nebraska! 

Our Unique Bed and Breakfast in Nebraska

Slattery Vintage Estates in Nebraska

Spend the day touring a working vineyard and winery, sampling different vintages in the tasting room, enjoy a cheese plate and catch some live music in the courtyard at Slattery Vintage Estates in Nebraska. Don’t bother calling an Uber when you’re ready to call it quits- you can spend the night on the grounds in the estate’s unique outdoor bed and breakfast. Slattery bills itself as the “original glamping destination in the Midwest.” Each elevated tent is furnished with antiques in prairie-elegant fashion, and has a small porch strung with lights, for a charming effect in the evening. It’s hard to picture a better destination for couples, and the company website’s many photos of proposals made on the grounds attest to the romantic vibe. Each tent in the bed and breakfast has its own fire pit, and guests can purchase not only wine from the estate, but also foil dinners to cook over the fire or even s’mores. Pairing local wine with marshmallows by the campfire with your significant other? We’re willing to bet you won’t forget this unique glamping experience.

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Rates: $60 to $90 per night

Location: Nehawka, Nebraska

At a Glance: a glamping bed and breakfast on a vineyard in Nebraska

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Congratulations to all the current and former Old Avoca Schoolhouse Music Students who participated in the 20th Annual Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival at the Homestead National Monument in Beatrice!  They were all terrific, in spite of the extreme heat.

Bryan,  Lilli, Dottie, and Ethne attended the free fiddle workshop in the morning, and Bryan also participated in the free harmonica workshop.

Caleb, Maddyn, Sophie, Taylor and Lilli shared some of their best performances in the Junior Division (for fiddlers who have been playing 5 years or less.

Lilli won the “Oldest Fiddler” award. (She is the youngest fiddler to win the Oldest Fiddler award.)

In the Senior Division (for fiddlers who have been playing 5 years or more), Cari-lynn won 3rd Place, Grace won 2nd Place, and Mindy won 1st Place. 

Grace won the free fiddle/bow/case!

Next year’s event is on Saturday, May 25, 1919!

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Schoolhouse Performance Series

in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse
504 Garfield St., Avoca, Nebraska

presenting musical and theatrical performances for over 25 years
all shows are informal, and suitable for the whole family
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2018 Audition Dates Announced at the Lofte Theatre

Show Audition Dates Production Dates:

The Miracle Worker -  June 1-10
OLIVER! - June 3, 4 & 5.  July 21-Aug 5
Hilda's Yard - July 30 & 31,  Sept. 7-16
Guys On Ice -  Sept. 10 & 11,  Oct. 13-28
Nuncrackers -  Oct. 22 & 23,  Dec. 1-16

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June 23 - Al Kelley & Reilly Creek Band

July 7 - Kenny Briton & Friends

July 21 - Rodger Roberts & Friends

August 4 - Irish Donahoo & Friends

August 18 - Terry Hovey & Friends

September 1 - Steve Jensen & Friends

September 15 - Larry Hanson & Friends

September 29 - Fred Larson &Friends

October 13 - FREE ADMISSION!  CCMT Anniversary Show!

October 27 - Frank Bigelow & Friends

November 10 - Warren Brewer & Friends

November 24 - Josh Krohn & Dirty River Ramblers

December 8 - Christmas Show,

(Young musicians, up to 16 years old will be entertaining!)

** 7 PM, MONDAY, December 31, New Year's Eve Party!

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Championship fiddler and author, Deborah Greenblatt will be sharing the music of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland during the Scandinavian Fiddle Camp, Wednesday, August 1 - Friday, August 3, 2018, 9 AM - Noon, in The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, Nebraska.
On Wednesday, participants will be mostly reading tunes, using sheet music in standard notation. We'll be learning melodies, harmonies, and chords. You will be improving your sight reading, and experiencing fiddling fun.

On Thursday, we will be mostly playing tunes by ear, so feel free to bring your recording gadgets. Sheet music versions of the tunes will be provided for you by the end of the day, just in case your ears need the help.

On Friday, we will be mostly jamming, modulating, singing, dancing, experimenting, sharing, and playing fiddle related instruments.

Enrollment limited to 10 fiddlers.
Pre-registration required.

 
Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
to register for 2018 Summer Schoolhouse Fiddle Camp 3.
 
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The Sarpy/Cass Health Department offers free transportation assistance to women with a mammogram appointment. The service includes home pick up, hospital/clinic drop off, and return home drop off. Eligibility includes women aged 40-75 years living in Sarpy or Cass counties. Please call the Health Department at 402-537-6968for more information.

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“Naked” Wedding Cake 

Ingredients
  • 4 cup (2 lbs) butter, at room temperature
  • 4 cup (2 lbs) sugar
  • 16 large free-range eggs
  • 8 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 cup (2 lbs) all-purpose flour, sifted (you may need a bit extra)
  • 6 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • TO MAKE THE VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING: http://bit.ly/OGEW0x (watch video for method)
  • 3 cups Butter, at room temperature
  • 6 cups Icing sugar, sifted
  • 6 tbsp Milk
  • 4 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Raspberry/Strawberry jam
  • TO DECORATE THE CAKE:
  • Fresh seasonal berries like strawberries, raspberries and blueberries
  • powdered sugar, for dusting
  • Greenery, like little leaves and babies breath
 
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. For the wedding cake I made, use 10 in., 8 in. & 6 in. cake tins.
  3. Line the bottom of the cake tins with a circle of greaseproof paper & grease with butter
  4. On a stand mixer or hand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until pale and creamy. Beat well to ensure you get lots of air into the mixture.
  5. In a jug whisk the eggs & vanilla together.
  6. With the mixer on high speed, beat in the eggs one at a time. You want to avoid the mixture curdling, so that it stays airy. If it does curdle, add a tbsp of flour.
  7. Sift together the flour, baking powder & salt. Fold the flour mixture into the wet ingredients using a large metal spoon or mix on low speed. Take wet mix off the stand mixer & fold in by hand if there is too much flour for the bowl. Be careful not to over-mix. Pour the mixture into the cake tins & fill ⅔ the way up the tin. Level with the spatula.
  8. Place in the oven & bake for about 35-40 minutes (the bigger cakes take longer), or until the cakes are well-risen, spring back when pressed gently with a finger and a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and set aside for 5 minutes, then remove from the tin and peel off the paper. Place onto a wire rack and let cool completely, about 2 hours. I suggest you make the cakes the day before to make it easier to frost.
  10. While they are cooling, make the Buttercream frosting. On Medium speed beat the butter for about 8-10 minutes on its own. This makes a huge difference in the end so be patient and you will be rewarded with amazing frosting.
  11. When pale in color, add powdered sugar spoonful by spoonful on Low speed. This helps make a fluffy frosting too.
  12. Turn off the mix and run a spatula under and around the frosting to make sure all ingredients are incorporated. Add milk, vanilla and salt and beat on medium speed for another 5 minutes. The frosting will almost double in size and will be so fluffy and pale in color. It helps to chill your frosting before use so it's not too soft.
  13. Cut 2 layers into each cake. When cutting get down to the level of the cake. Use a long carving knife and slowly cut through . This helps to get an even layer straight across.
  14. Frost each cake separately with the buttercream and jam.
  15. How to get that Naked look: With the buttercream that comes out over the edges of the cake, use a palette knife and smooth it around the cake. This is what gives your rustic look.
  16. Dust each cake separately with powdered sugar. Try to get it on the sides also, it looks good.
  17. Lift your largest cake carefully onto your serving dish or cake stand. Followed by the second and then the top tier. You can separate the layer with a cake board if you wish for extra support. I didn't.
  18. This is the best part- Decorate around the cake with the berries and then with the greenery and babies breath. Start off with a little at first, stand back and look and add more if needed.
  19. This cake will live happily at room temperature. This recipe is multiplied for a 3 tiered cake. Divide the ingredients by 4 for one 8 inch cake. The cake is best if you make the cake the day before and then frost the next day and serve. Because it is 'Naked' and not frosted on the outside it may get a little dry around the sides if left out too long, a good reason to eat it up fast!

 

https://www.biggerbolderbaking.com/naked-wedding-cake/

 

 

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