Explore art, handmade goods and say goodbye in May

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Explore art, handmade goods and say goodbye in May

May is an exciting and busy time both on campus and around Lincoln!
May is an exciting and busy time both on campus and around Lincoln!

Happy May, Huskers! Equal parts busy, stressful, exciting and fun, the month of May is always a lively time around campus and in the Lincoln community. Amid all the clamor, don’t miss these 5 things to do this month.

First Friday Art Walk | May 5th

Enjoy the diverse array of local art at May’s First Friday Art Walk, located in galleries around the downtown Lincoln area. Proceedings typically start around 5, so grab a friend and mosey through Lincoln (or follow this helpful guide) to find participating galleries and artists.

Haymarket Farmer’s Market | Saturdays

The Haymarket Farmer’s Market, from 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday, is back in action. Starting May 6, the Haymarket plays host for the perfect Saturday morning blend of coffee shops, homemade goods and delicious treats.

Farmers Market in the Haymarket, Lincoln, Nebraska. August 6, 2022
Bailey Dreifurst | University Communication and Marketing

Farewell Open House for Chancellor Ronnie and Jane Green | May 11

The reception for Chancellor Green, from 4-7 p.m. in Maxwell Arboretum on East Campus, is open to students, faculty and staff. It is an informal event for the campus community to individually greet the Greens and celebrate their longtime love for and leadership of Husker Nation.

Student Focus: DeStress Fest Week | May 7-13

Hosted by OASIS, the DeStress Fest aims to provide a little reprieve during the last week of classes before finals by offering some fun activities to help students wind down. Events include making your own stress ball, bingo night and UNO night. Check out the Student Affairs calendar for a full breakdown of the week.

Commencement | May 19-20

The official end of the regular academic year — and, for many Huskers, their time at Nebraska — commencement is a celebration of all the hard work our Husker graduates have put in over the years. Join us to help celebrate and congratulate them. Graduate commencement ceremonies are at 3 p.m. May 19 in the Bob Delaney Sports Center, with undergraduate ceremonies taking place at 9 a.m. May 20 at Memorial Stadium.

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