All the local fun in Wayne, Nebraska!
At Homestead Homes, we provide families the ability to build their own homes! We have helped over 1,300 clients build their dream homes since 1995! Our established business is located in the quaint small town of Wayne, Nebraska!
As a local business, we want to highlight all of the great things Wayne, Nebraska offers to our community. We are a proud local business in the community.
The Chicken Show is arguably one of the best weekends in Wayne! This is a community event that has been happening since 1981. The show was founded by the Wayne Regional Arts Council. The theme of “chicken” was chosen because everyone in the region has a familiarity with chickens and they are usually associated with humor!
Don’t let the name fool you, this is an event you won’t want to miss every second Saturday in July. There is a parade in the morning, a clucktique market, sand volleyball, a chicken crowning contest, a chicken parade, the best fair food and more!
Brews, burgers and more
A delicious, ice cold beer is perfect on a hot day in Wayne. It’s also perfect to warm you up during the cold Winter months. Well, seems a craft beer from Johnny Byrd Brewing is perfect at any time of the year. Johnny Byrd offers everything from a delicious Honey Porter, a classic Statek Blonde, IPAs and more. A nice, ice cold staple in our community!
Another delicious burger and beer restaurant in our community is the Max Bar and Grill. This is the perfect place to hangout during the week and the weekend. This is often a place that the college students frequent. There are great drink specials, delicious bar food and fun activities going on.
The best donuts you’ve ever had are located at Vel’s Bakery & Catering. Who doesn’t want to start their day with a delicious donut, coffee and other treats. The best part, you can get catering for your business or meetings! A donut will make anyone smile during those budget meetings.
The perfect place for new decor is at the 1912 Emporium. This business is the largest retailer of farmhouse and industrial decor in the tri-state area, states their website! There is more than decor as well with a line of unique soy candles, flowers, botanicals and more. This business is the perfect mix between trendy and vintage. At Homestead Homes, we recommend everyone who builds their new home with us head over to 1912 Emporium for the best home decor for that new home.
Another great antique shop in Wayne is called the Rustic Treasures. This is another place we recommend for your new home! We can’t chose, they’re both so great! At Rustic Treasures, vintage and antiques are all around you and the holiday seasons are the best here. A number of homemade and handcrafted items with Christmas trees and other items are all ready!
Attractions on campus
A main staple in our community is Wayne State College. This brings hundreds and thousands of college students to our town each year. At the college, there are several free attractions that are open to the public.
The Ramsey Theatre is part of the Peterson Fine Arts program that offers the public shows, musical performances and more. Check out the main website for Wayne State College to learn more about the upcoming shows before the semester is over.
The Fred G Dale Planetarium is an out-of-this world experience for children, teen, college students and adults. Take a seat and see what astronauts see in space each and everyday. Everyone can learn so much about astronomy an hangout for a mystery show! This is something to experience.
Every city needs their own museum to showcase the past of their beloved town! The Wayne County Museum was built in the 1890s in the Rollie Ley mansion. The museum features several historical pieces of the city of Wayne: including a desk from the Chicago World Fair in 1893 and other memorabilia.
We love each of these places and other staples inside of our town! Whether you’re building a new home in Nebraska, Iowa, or Colorado - we can help you from start to end. For more information, contact us today.