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August 2014

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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

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 »

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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Opera Omaha Guild Flavors of Midtown

“Flavors of Midtown.” is a month long event that is being held at Midtown Crossing from August 1 to September 4, presented by the Opera Omaha Guild. The urban Midtown “tour” combines food...

Cost: Events start at $5.00

Where?
Midtown Crossing
Omaha, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Opera Omaha Guild
Telephone: 402-346-7372
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 »

Opera Omaha Guild Flavors of Midtown

“Flavors of Midtown.” is a month long event that is being held at Midtown Crossing from August 1 to September 4, presented by the Opera Omaha Guild. The urban Midtown “tour” combines food...

Cost: Events start at $5.00

Where?
Midtown Crossing
Omaha, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Opera Omaha Guild
Telephone: 402-346-7372
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 »

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
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Bemis Center
Website »

Opera Omaha Guild Flavors of Midtown

“Flavors of Midtown.” is a month long event that is being held at Midtown Crossing from August 1 to September 4, presented by the Opera Omaha Guild. The urban Midtown “tour” combines food...

Cost: Events start at $5.00

Where?
Midtown Crossing
Omaha, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Opera Omaha Guild
Telephone: 402-346-7372
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
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Bemis Center
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 »

Opera Omaha Guild Flavors of Midtown

“Flavors of Midtown.” is a month long event that is being held at Midtown Crossing from August 1 to September 4, presented by the Opera Omaha Guild. The urban Midtown “tour” combines food...

Cost: Events start at $5.00

Where?
Midtown Crossing
Omaha, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Opera Omaha Guild
Telephone: 402-346-7372
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
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Bemis Center
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: Opera Omaha

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 - 10:00 PM

Bacchanalian Society of Omaha's Fall 2014 Wine Party

The Bacchanalian Society of Omaha is a not for profit charity organization focused on celebration and philanthropy. Bacchus, our Roman deity namesake, represents our commitment to not only wine and...

Cost: $20.00

Where?
Field Club of Omaha
3615 Woolworth Ave
Omaha, NE  68105
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For more information:
Sponsor: Bacchanalian Society of Omaha
Telephone: 507-261-7996
Contact name: Katy Spratte
Website »

Opera Omaha Guild Flavors of Midtown

“Flavors of Midtown.” is a month long event that is being held at Midtown Crossing from August 1 to September 4, presented by the Opera Omaha Guild. The urban Midtown “tour” combines food...

Cost: Events start at $5.00

Where?
Midtown Crossing
Omaha, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Opera Omaha Guild
Telephone: 402-346-7372
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
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Bemis Center
Website »

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

First Friday Art Opening

Monthly "First Friday" Event. Featuring new art and fine craft. Light refreshments always served. Blue Pomegranate Gallery featuring 40 plus Local and American Handcrafted artist. Anne Nye fused...

Cost: free

Where?
Blue Pomegranate Gallery
6570 Maples ST
omaha, NE  68104
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For more information:
Sponsor: Blue Pomegranate Gallery
Telephone: 402-502-9901
Contact name: Sondra Gerber
Website »

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

7th Annual ALS in the Heartland Wine and Beer Event

Join us on Friday, September 5 for wine, beer, and food sampling, all while raising awareness of and funds for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). We encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance for...

Cost: In advance: $35 for 1 -- $55 for 2 At the Door: $45 for 1 -- $65 for 2

Where?
The Shops of Legacy
168th and West Center Road
Omaha , NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: ALS in the Heartland
Telephone: 402-592-2374
Contact name: Tammy Stalzer
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
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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 »

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 »

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Bike MS: Nebraska Ride 2014

For cyclists and anyone seeking a personal challenge and a world free of MS, Bike MS is the premier fundraising cycling series in the nation. Join us for a weekend that’s more than a ride —...

Cost: $200 fundraising minimum

Where?
Bellevue University
1000 Galvin Road South
Bellevue , NE  68005
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For more information:
Sponsor: National MS Society Mid America Chapter
Telephone: 402-390-6293
Contact name: Vanessa Dobles
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
View map »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Color Vibe 5k: Omaha, NE

Wanting to get active, create new memories, take cool pictures and have the time of your life? Then come join the Color Vibe party! The Color Vibe 5k is coming to Omaha on Sept. 6 and don’t want...

Cost: $40-$50

Where?
TD Ameritrade Park
1200 Mike Fahey St.
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Telephone: 435-554-0134
Contact name: Color Vibe Crew
Website »

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gifford Farm Family Fun Saturdays

Stars and Stripes - Bring a picnic lunch and visit representatives of the Bellevue Police Department and Fire and Rescue squads. See a police cruiser and fire truck up close. Hear some enchanting...

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 »

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
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Bemis Center
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 »

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A Vintage Affaire VI - Wines of the World

At A Vintage Affaire VI your boarding pass will take you around the world to exciting countries including, Australia, Argentina, Italy, and the United States! If you are a wine connoisseur or just...

Cost: $200

Where?
Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista
12520 Westport Parkway
La Vista, NE  68128
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For more information:
Sponsor: Autism Action Partnership
Telephone: 402-763-8830
Contact name: Sara Barada
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 »

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 »

Dentistry from the Heart

Dr. Beninato from Premier Dental will host a Dentistry From The Heart (DFTH) event – providing a free day of dental care to residents. Dentistry From The Heart is a registered non-profit...

Cost: Free

Where?
Premier Dental
17110 Lakeside Hills Court Plaza
Omaha, NE  68130
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For more information:
Sponsor: Premier Dental
Telephone: 402-330-6757
Contact name: Pam Beninato
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
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For more information:
Sponsor: Zorad Chiropractic
Telephone: 402-210-8490
Contact name: Dr. Christine
Website »

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Charity Events

Opera Omaha Guild Flavors of Midtown

2014.08.01

“Flavors of Midtown.” is a month long event that is being held at Midtown Crossing from August 1 to September 4, presented by the Opera Omaha...

Bacchanalian Society of Omaha's Fall 2014 Wine Party

Bacchanalian Society of Omaha's Fall 2014 Wine Party

2014.09.04

The Bacchanalian Society of Omaha is a not for profit charity organization focused on celebration and philanthropy. Bacchus, our Roman deity...

Bike MS: Nebraska Ride 2014

Bike MS: Nebraska Ride 2014

2014.09.06

For cyclists and anyone seeking a personal challenge and a world free of MS, Bike MS is the premier fundraising cycling series in the nation. Join...

Color Vibe 5k: Omaha, NE

Color Vibe 5k: Omaha, NE

2014.09.06

Wanting to get active, create new memories, take cool pictures and have the time of your life? Then come join the Color Vibe party! The Color Vibe...

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Community Events

City of Papillion Farmer's Market

2014.06.18

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...

End of Summer Concert Series

End of Summer Concert Series

2014.08.21

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

Bacchanalian Society of Omaha's Fall 2014 Wine Party

Bacchanalian Society of Omaha's Fall 2014 Wine Party

2014.09.04

The Bacchanalian Society of Omaha is a not for profit charity organization focused on celebration and philanthropy. Bacchus, our Roman deity...

Bike MS: Nebraska Ride 2014

Bike MS: Nebraska Ride 2014

2014.09.06

For cyclists and anyone seeking a personal challenge and a world free of MS, Bike MS is the premier fundraising cycling series in the nation. Join...

See full listings »

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