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Willa Cather Foundation - Red Cloud Nebraska (NE)

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Red Cloud Shopping and Recreation

Red Cloud Shopping and Recreation

Red Cloud, Nebraska offers a variety of great shopping and recreation. Whether you enjoy a quiet afternoon reading in a charming  bookstore or practicing your swing on one of Nebraska's finest golf courses, Red Cloud has something for everyone. Such activities make Red Cloud a wonderful community to live in and a quaint place to visit.

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Golf Course 
Red Cloud boasts the third best 9-hole public golf course in Nebraska. Designed by the late PGA Tour Pro Harry Obitz in 1988, construction was truly a community effort with many members donating their time and equipment. Despite the harsh winters, the grass stays green and the course is open year-round. Another unique characteristic is unusual elevated greens, which quickly make the putting surfaces playable after a hard rain. Services include driving range and putting green, cart rental, and full club house bar. 

Swimming Pool 
Cool off and soak up the summer sun at the city's swimming pool. Diving boards, slides, and a water basketball hoop make the swimming pool a fun attraction for the entire family. 

Community Park 
The community park offers a variety of playground equipment for children of all ages. Home to a pair of tennis and basketball courts and conveniently located near the city's swimming pool, the city park is a great place for barbeques or picnics.

Knock 'Em Over Alley
129 E. 4th Avenue
A sure hit for everyone, Knock 'em Over Bowling Alley is a great place to spend a fun-filled evening. This six lane alley also houses arcade games and a full kitchen and bar. Shoe rental available. The Grill serves breakfast Monday through Saturday from 6:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The Alley is open evenings and Sundays by appointment only. 



Willa Cather Foundation Bookstore
413 North Webster Street
The Willa Cather Foundation Bookstore offers an extensive collection of books by and about Willa Cather, as well as select books by regional authors. Shop the wide selection of prints and photos, posters, videos, apparel, and Cather memorabilia. Be sure to pick up some of the beautiful, hand-crafted domestics made by the Willa Cather Foundation tour guides.

Village Pharmacy
317 North Webster Street
From prescriptions to toiletries, and housewares to collectibles, this pharmacy truly has it all. There is something appealing for everyone in the family, from toys to apparel and keepsakes to gift items.

Pine Tree Antiques 
778 Highway 281
For the history enthusiast, Pine Tree Antiques has a variety of distinctive items. Stop by Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or call 402-746-3104 after hours.