Spend a day in the Historical Havelock District

Located in northeast Lincoln, Havelock is a charming small neighborhood within the capital city. It’s home to many locally-owned restaurants, businesses, shops, and more! Come spend the day and see all Havelock has to offer. 

1. 1893 Coffee and Cream


Start your day at a local coffee shop, the 1893 Coffee and Cream. The atmosphere is cozy and trendy, with delicious drinks and snacks offered. The building was just recently remodeled, with its grand opening in November of 2023.  

2. Joyo Theatre


Stepping into the Joyo Theatre isn’t just a visit to a historical landmark; it’s a journey into the heart of Havelock. This single-screen theatre routinely shows movies to the public and has adapted several movies to host acts on stage, creating a magical environment. The historical theatre is also able to host private events, bringing the residents of Havelock together for almost 100 years.

3. A street antiques


A Street Antiques is a small business with a big heart- the shop holds an extensive selection of priceless treasures to find. You are sure to discover numerous one-of-a-kind items, with the store being full of unique pieces- and two friendly felines to keep you company! 

4. the Engine House Cafe


The Engine House Café is in a former fire station, and the historical building has memorabilia from retired and active firemen throughout the restaurant, adding a great ambiance to a delicious meal. It’s a local fan favorite that serves breakfast and lunch daily for the community. 

5. The vickeridge


Nestled in the heart of the Havelock district, The Vickeridge is a women’s clothing store offering a beautiful array of fashion pieces. In this store, you'll find the latest clothing trends, diverse gifts, and expansive fashion accessories.   

6. The Cosmic Cow


The Cosmic Cow is a quilting store that offers high-quality fabrics, patterns, and quilting supplies. Gain inspiration as you shop for your next project, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced quilter, the Cosmic Cow creates an inviting environment to enhance your quilting journey. 

7. Havelock Park


Stroll through Havelock Park and explore the beautiful nature. The park features a playground, picnic shelters, walking trails, and a bathroom and drinking fountain. This historical park originally opened in the summer of 1906 and quickly became a favorite spot for locals to gather. 

8. Piqued Curiosities


Piqued Curiosities is an antique and gift boutique that just recently opened in May of 2023. It’s a new favorite for many, with the store crammed full of beautiful and creative items to take home. Whether you’re leisurely strolling through the aisles or in search of something specific, every trip to Piqued Curiosities creates a memorable shopping experience! 

9. Isles Pub and Pizza


Grab a slice at Isles Pub and Pizza! This casual tavern’s claim to fame is their ‘Original Leaning Tower of Pizza’ (a combination of hamburger, pepperoni, pepperoncini, onion, and their original sauces and seasoning). They offer a variety of fresh pizzas and cocktails to enjoy.