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8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

2014 Fight For Air Corporate Cup

The Fight for Air Corporate Cup, benefitting the American Lung Association, is among the largest of corporate road races in the United States, recently ranked 10th best 10K. From the first...

Cost: Team Participants-$20 Non-team participants-$40

Where?
Aksarben Village
67th and Center
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: American Lung Association
Telephone: 402-502-4950
Contact name: Amy Donner
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mrs. Claus' Craft Fair

It's a family fun-filled day with all sorts of items from over 45 vendors, kids' activities such as an archery shoot, fire truck tours, child identification kits, breakfast and lunch served and so...

Cost: Free

Where?
Santa's Woods
3764 State Highway 133
Blair, NE  68008
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For more information:
Sponsor: Santa's Woods
Telephone: 402-426-5250
Contact name: Shari
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Omaha Farmers Market-Aksarben Village

Join the Omaha Farmers Market as we celebrate our 21st season of making locally grown foods accessible to our community. Fresh produce, one-of-a-kind products and valued relationships make the...

Cost: www.omahafarmersmarket.org

Where?
Farmers Market
67th and Mercy
Omaha, NE
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Faith Baptist Church of Omaha Sunday Morning Service

Faith Baptist Church of Omaha Sunday Morning Service each Sunday morning at 11 a.m. http://omaha.net/faith-baptist-church

Cost: FREE

Where?
Faith Baptist Church of Omaha Nebraska
5123 North 15th Street
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
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11:00 AM

Urban Design Lab

Chloë Bass and Teal Gardner, two of the Bemis Center’s Artists-in-Residence, are collaborating with 20 local researchers to shed new light on the nature of our urban landscape. Each of the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 S. 12th Street
Omaha
NE, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Bemis Center
Website »

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

10th Annual Omaha Out of the Darkness Community Walk

10th Annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the NE Chapter of AFSP. AFSP is the leading national not for profit organization...

Cost: No registration fee.

Where?
Lewis and Clark Landing
Omaha, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - NE chapter
Telephone: 402-671-6718
Contact name: Sherrita Foye
Website »

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Superhero Heart Run

The Superhero Heart Run is a 5K and 2K walk/run promoting awareness of congenital heart defects (CHD). The family fun event is full of things to do and a superhero cape for all registrants!

Cost: $25/adult; $10/child

Where?
Lake Zorinsky
3808 S 156th St Shelter #5
Omaha, NE  68130
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For more information:
Sponsor: Heart Heroes, Inc.
Telephone: 702-301-2930
Contact name: Lisa Anibal
Website »

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Mighty Mavs

* Sports-themed activities with UNO Athletes * Photos with Durango * UNO ticket Drawings * Maverick fan pack (t-shirt, autograph card and water bottle) * Enjoy a cold treat All ages and all...

Cost: Free

Where?
UNO Sapp Fieldhouse
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
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For more information:
Sponsor: UNO Athletics, Children's Respite Center, United Cerebral Palsy of Nebraska and Special Olympics
Telephone: 402-496-1000
Contact name: Sarah
Website »

2:00 PM

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Sept. 5-21, 2014 Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2 & 5pm, Sundays at 2pm Featuring evocative music, innovative puppetry, and stunning black light visual effects, The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes to...

Cost: $18 or FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP

Where?
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Telephone: 402-345-4849
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

End of Summer Beach Concert

We’re bringing white sand beaches, palm trees and sunshine to Omaha again this year. Please consider joining “Mexico Mark” Mulligan and Kelly McGuire for this one day only, musical trip to...

Cost: $20.00pp in advance or $25.00pp day of concert

Where?
Armbrust Acres Subdivision park
168th, one blk S. of W. Center Rd
Omaha, NE  68130
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For more information:
Sponsor: Magicalsummers LLC
Telephone: 402-669-7671
Contact name: Suzanne Hardiman
Website »

5:00 PM -

Faith in Action: Hope Restored

This annual event honors those in our community who are demonstrating lives of faith through their actions. This year, honorees include Deryl and Ramona Hamann, for setting a lifetime standard of...

Cost: 50

Where?
Indian Creek Golf Course
3825 North 202nd Street
Omaha , NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
Telephone: 402-591-5063
Contact name: Bev Carlson
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

7:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Annie Jr.

This 90 minute show takes you on a journey with adorable red headed orphan Annie who's on a mission to find her parents making many friends (furry and otherwise) along the way. Annie, Jr....

Cost: $10-$20

Where?
Chanticleer Community Theater
830 Franklin Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA  51503
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Kids & Clays Shooting Sports Tournament

Come out and support Ronald McDonald House Omaha by participating in the 100 Bird Shoot! Sign your team of 5 up today! For more information visit: www.rmhcomaha.org

Cost: $700 for a team of 5

Where?
Oak Creek Sporting Club
2890 W Road
Brainard , NE  68626
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-9377
Contact name: Jennifer Tyler
Website »

11:00 AM

Urban Design Lab

Chloë Bass and Teal Gardner, two of the Bemis Center’s Artists-in-Residence, are collaborating with 20 local researchers to shed new light on the nature of our urban landscape. Each of the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 S. 12th Street
Omaha
NE, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Bemis Center
Website »

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Great Friends to Kids

Omaha Children's Museums annual Great Friends to Kids Luncheon honors individuals and organizations who make Omaha a better place to live for our youth. This years honorees are The Lauritzen...

Cost: 60.00

Where?
Omaha Children's Museum
500 South 20th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Children's Museum
Telephone: 402-930-2352
Contact name: Michelle Chartrand
Website »

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Great Friends to Kids Luncheon

Omaha Children's Museum will host the 8th annual Great Friends to Kids Luncheon Monday, September 15 from noon to 1pm. This event brings together businesses, community members and civic leaders to...

Cost: Reservations start at $60

Where?
500 South 20th Street
Omaha, NE  60102

For more information:
Telephone: 402-930-2352
Contact name: Michelle Chartrand
Website »

12:30 PM -

Men for Others Golf Classic

Creighton Prep relies on the Men for Others Golf outing to provide scholarships for those students in need of financial assistance. Increasing this amount is essential, as this year approximately...

Cost: $350 single player; $2000 sponsor

Where?
Omaha Country Club
6900 Country Club Road
Omaha, NE  68152
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For more information:
Sponsor: Creighton Preparatory School
Telephone: 402-548-3858
Contact name: Amy Knight
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Infinite8 Cafe

A weekly community-based and highly interactive forum, as an empowering platform to tackle many of the daily challenges we face in our highly evolving and complex world. Each week, forums will...

Cost: FREE

Where?
InCommon Community Development Center
1340 Park Ave.
Omaha, NE  68105
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For more information:
Sponsor: Infinite8 Institute/inCommon
Telephone: 402-819-7605
Contact name: Aledia Kartchner
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

12:00 PM

City of Papillion Farmer's Market

The City of Papillion Farmer's Market features a variety of fresh produce, baked goods and art from local vendors. The event is held from 5 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday throughout the summer at City...

Cost: Free

Where?
City Park
84th and Lincoln streets
Papillion, NE  68046
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For more information:
Sponsor: Papillion Recreation Department
Telephone: 402-597-2073
Contact name: Tami Phillips
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Diversity and Inclusion Conference

SSCA Omaha is hosting the Second Annual diversity and inclusion conference on Thursday, September 18th. This is a great opportunity for people to learn about refugees in Omaha, who comprise of...

Cost: yes

Where?
Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine Street
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Sponsor: SSCA Omaha
Telephone: 402-554-0759
Contact name: Ann Marie Kudlacz
Website »

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

End of Summer Concert Series

This six-week concert series, presented by UNO, showcases some of the area’s most exciting, live musical ‎talent. Crowds bring coolers, chairs, and blankets for this Thursday night series.‎

Cost: n/a

Where?
Midtown Crossing at Turner Park
Corner of 31st and Farnam Street
Omaha, NE  68175
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For more information:
Sponsor: Midtown Crossing
Website »

7:00 PM -

End of Summer Concert Series: The 402

This six-week concert series, presented by UNO, showcases some of the area’s most exciting, live musical talent. Crowds bring coolers, chairs, and blankets for this Thursday night series.

Cost: Free

Where?
Turner Park at Midtown Crossing
31st Ave and Farnam St
Omaha, NE  68131
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7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

MOWBC Monthly Women Business Forum

If you were recently laid off from work, walked away from a venture, trying to get unstuck. Or are you in a daily grind and not sure why you feel like you’re not making progress. Not sure how to...

Cost: $20

Where?
Magnolia Hotel Omaha
1615 Howard St
Omaha, NE  68104
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For more information:
Sponsor: Metro Omaha Women's Business Center
Telephone: 402-201-2334
Contact name: LIsa
Website »

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Annual Fundraiser Garage Sale

The Sarpy County Museum and Historical Society is holding our annual garage sale fundraiser Friday, September 19, and Saturday, September 20, from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m both days. All proceeds go...

Cost: Items Priced As Marked

Where?
Sarpy County Museum
2402 Clay Street
Bellevue, NE  68005
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-292-1880
Contact name: Kassie
Website »

12:00 PM -

Apostacon

Apostacon is the sauciest freethought conference in the noodle-verse. We are tremendously excited about seeing everyone in Omaha again this year! September 19th happens to coincide with “Talk...

Cost: $15 and up

Where?
Doubletree Downtown Omaha
1616 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

J.D Byrider Customer Appreciation Day

We’re hosting a Customer Appreciation Day to give back to our loyal consumers and thank them for choosing our company for their used car needs. The event is scheduled for Friday, September 19,...

Cost: Free

Where?
J.D. Byrider
5500 L Street
Omaha, NE  68117
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6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

the KANEKO Open Space Soirée

Mark your calendars for "the KANEKO Open Space Soirée" on Friday, September 19 from 6:30–9pm. Experience an evening featuring the best of architectural and industrial design with exhibitions of...

Cost: starting at $125

Where?
KANEKO
1111 Jones Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: KANEKO
Telephone: 402-341-3800
Website »

7:00 PM

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Sept. 5-21, 2014 Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2 & 5pm, Sundays at 2pm Featuring evocative music, innovative puppetry, and stunning black light visual effects, The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes to...

Cost: $18 or FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP

Where?
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Telephone: 402-345-4849
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

7:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Annie Jr.

This 90 minute show takes you on a journey with adorable red headed orphan Annie who's on a mission to find her parents making many friends (furry and otherwise) along the way. Annie, Jr....

Cost: $10-$20

Where?
Chanticleer Community Theater
830 Franklin Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA  51503
View map »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Annual Fundraiser Garage Sale

The Sarpy County Museum and Historical Society is holding our annual garage sale fundraiser Friday, September 19, and Saturday, September 20, from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m both days. All proceeds go...

Cost: Items Priced As Marked

Where?
Sarpy County Museum
2402 Clay Street
Bellevue, NE  68005
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-292-1880
Contact name: Kassie
Website »

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Omaha Farmers Market-Old Market

Join the Omaha Farmers Market as we celebrate our 21st season of making locally grown foods accessible to our community. Fresh produce, one-of-a-kind products and valued relationships make the...

Cost: www.omahafarmersmarket.org

Where?
Farmers Market
11th and Jackson
Omaha, NE  68102
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Gifford Farm Fall Festival

Come on down to the farm for a day of Old Fashion Farm Fun! Mini pony rides ($4.00), hay rack rides, farm animals, farmer's market, hourly raffles, food booth and play in our Outdoor Nature...

Cost: $5.00 per person ages 2 & older & half price for military families with I.D.

Where?
Gifford Farm Education Center
700 Camp Gifford Road
Bellevue, NE  68005
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For more information:
Sponsor: Gifford Farm Education Center
Telephone: 402-597-4920
Contact name: Laura Pedersen
Website »

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Energy for Life Walkathon - Omaha

The Omaha Group of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation is excited and energized to be able to reach out to the community to raise awareness as well as support those who are fighting...

Cost: $0

Where?
Millers Landing
151 Freedom Park Road
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
Telephone: 402-630-9164
Contact name: Dana Ritterbush
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Gifford Farm Fall Festival

Come on down to the farm for a day of Old Fashion Farm Fun! Mini pony rides ($4.00), hay rack rides, farm animals, farmer's market, hourly raffles, food booth and play in our Outdoor Nature...

Cost: $5.00 per person ages 2 & older & half price for military families with I.D.

Where?
Gifford Farm Education Center
700 Camp Gifford Road
Bellevue, NE  68005
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Gifford Farm Education Center
Telephone: 402-597-4920
Contact name: Laura Pedersen
Website »

2:00 PM

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Sept. 5-21, 2014 Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2 & 5pm, Sundays at 2pm Featuring evocative music, innovative puppetry, and stunning black light visual effects, The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes to...

Cost: $18 or FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP

Where?
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Telephone: 402-345-4849
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Super Cruiser Ride

The Super Cruiser Ride is a fun, non-profit, non-competitive New Belgium Brewing bicycle event has three goals and is designed to benefit the local community. Bring attention to the beautiful...

Cost: $25

Where?
Midtown Crossing
3253 Dodge St.
Omaga, NE  68131
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For more information:
Sponsor: Wohlner's Grocery and Deli
Telephone: 402-301-3081
Contact name: Ryan Waldron
Website »

5:00 PM

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Sept. 5-21, 2014 Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2 & 5pm, Sundays at 2pm Featuring evocative music, innovative puppetry, and stunning black light visual effects, The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes to...

Cost: $18 or FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP

Where?
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Telephone: 402-345-4849
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

PROJECT [101] : d[oor]s

Doors have a been a popular subject matter in every genre for many over the years and it's time we at Project 101 gave it a go! Join us at Howlin' Hounds on September 20th to enjoy the next...

Cost: free

Where?
howlin' Hounds Coffee Shop
712 s 16th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Contact name: Janet
Website »

7:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Annie Jr.

This 90 minute show takes you on a journey with adorable red headed orphan Annie who's on a mission to find her parents making many friends (furry and otherwise) along the way. Annie, Jr....

Cost: $10-$20

Where?
Chanticleer Community Theater
830 Franklin Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA  51503
View map »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

Walking Group

Motion is Life so we need to keep moving! This walking club is for all ages and fitness levels. If you are interested in regaining, maintaining or developing your health and well being come join...

Cost: Free

Where?
Oak View Mall
Food Court
3001 S 144th St
Omaha, NE  68144
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Zorad Chiropractic
Telephone: 402-210-8490
Contact name: Dr. Christine
Website »

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Charity Events

Energy for Life Walkathon - Omaha

2014.09.20

The Omaha Group of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation is excited and energized to be able to reach out to the community to raise awareness...

Super Cruiser Ride

Super Cruiser Ride

2014.09.20

The Super Cruiser Ride is a fun, non-profit, non-competitive New Belgium Brewing bicycle event has three goals and is designed to benefit the...

Omaha Marathon

Omaha Marathon

2014.09.21

RACE ONE OF AMERICA’S GREATEST MARATHON CITIES! From the Mile to the Marathon, the 39th annual Omaha Marathon offers “a distance for...

Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Rodeo & Stockshow

2014.09.25

Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo & Stock Show September 25-28, 2014 Four day western festival featuring three core events including two championship...

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Community Events

Annual Fundraiser Garage Sale

2014.09.20

The Sarpy County Museum and Historical Society is holding our annual garage sale fundraiser Friday, September 19, and Saturday, September 20, from...

Omaha Farmers Market-Old Market

2014.05.03

Join the Omaha Farmers Market as we celebrate our 21st season of making locally grown foods accessible to our community. Fresh produce,...

PROJECT [101] : d[oor]s

PROJECT [101] : d[oor]s

2014.09.20

Doors have a been a popular subject matter in every genre for many over the years and it's time we at Project 101 gave it a go! Join us at...

Annie Jr.

Annie Jr.

2014.09.12

This 90 minute show takes you on a journey with adorable red headed orphan Annie who's on a mission to find her parents making many friends (furry...

See full listings »

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