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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tivoli Fest

Tivoli Fest, the Danish Villages' annual Danish celebration, is held Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy Danish foods and specialties such as smorrebrod, aebleskiver and medisterpolse. Tours of the Danish...

Cost: 0

Where?
Elk Horn, IA  51531

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Omaha Farmers Market

The Omaha Farmers Market will be open every Sunday from May 8th through October 16th from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Aksarben Village on 67th & Center.  Join us every weekend and shop for produce, herbs,...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Aksarben Village
67th & Center Streets
Omaha, NE
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

This exhibit showcases Odyssey Marine Exploration's world-class archaeological work in the deep ocean. Visitors will go on a voyage through more than 2,000 years of seafaring history and view over...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

Omaha has a catalog of beautiful restored homes, businesses, and designated historic sites that the public frequent daily. This was not always the case and over time some historic gems have been...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The King is Dead! The Regicide of Charles I

In 17th century England, even being a King could be a dangerous job - sometimes you could even lose your head! "The King is Dead" explores the reign of England's King Charles I and the story...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

6:00 PM -

Lucha Libre & Laughs at Crom Comedy Festival

Lucha Libre & Laughs comes to Omaha, NE for Crom Comedy Festival Omaha! Stand up comedy & Pro-wrestling action, together at last! Main event features Sammy Six Guns Jr. (NxT) vs Nick U-Gene...

Cost: $10

Where?
the Slowdown
729 N 14th St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Crom Comedy Festival
Contact name: nick
Website »

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Learn Circus Arts in May - Flow, Stretch, Fly

We are proud to present: MAY: FLOW, STRETCH, FLY! .... a month long all inclusive circus arts workshop series to jumpstart your summer of movement arts at Flightmotion Studios. Flightmotion...

Cost: varies

Where?
Flightmotion Studios (Elite Cheer Building)
2410 S 140th Cir
Omaha, NE  68144
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Falconn
Telephone: 712-326-4793
Contact name: Laurel Feller

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The King is Dead! The Regicide of Charles I

In 17th century England, even being a King could be a dangerous job - sometimes you could even lose your head! "The King is Dead" explores the reign of England's King Charles I and the story...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

Omaha has a catalog of beautiful restored homes, businesses, and designated historic sites that the public frequent daily. This was not always the case and over time some historic gems have been...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

This exhibit showcases Odyssey Marine Exploration's world-class archaeological work in the deep ocean. Visitors will go on a voyage through more than 2,000 years of seafaring history and view over...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Learn Circus Arts in May - Flow, Stretch, Fly

We are proud to present: MAY: FLOW, STRETCH, FLY! .... a month long all inclusive circus arts workshop series to jumpstart your summer of movement arts at Flightmotion Studios. Flightmotion...

Cost: varies

Where?
Flightmotion Studios (Elite Cheer Building)
2410 S 140th Cir
Omaha, NE  68144
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Falconn
Telephone: 712-326-4793
Contact name: Laurel Feller

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The King is Dead! The Regicide of Charles I

In 17th century England, even being a King could be a dangerous job - sometimes you could even lose your head! "The King is Dead" explores the reign of England's King Charles I and the story...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

This exhibit showcases Odyssey Marine Exploration's world-class archaeological work in the deep ocean. Visitors will go on a voyage through more than 2,000 years of seafaring history and view over...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

Omaha has a catalog of beautiful restored homes, businesses, and designated historic sites that the public frequent daily. This was not always the case and over time some historic gems have been...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Learn Circus Arts in May - Flow, Stretch, Fly

We are proud to present: MAY: FLOW, STRETCH, FLY! .... a month long all inclusive circus arts workshop series to jumpstart your summer of movement arts at Flightmotion Studios. Flightmotion...

Cost: varies

Where?
Flightmotion Studios (Elite Cheer Building)
2410 S 140th Cir
Omaha, NE  68144
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Falconn
Telephone: 712-326-4793
Contact name: Laurel Feller

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

This exhibit showcases Odyssey Marine Exploration's world-class archaeological work in the deep ocean. Visitors will go on a voyage through more than 2,000 years of seafaring history and view over...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The King is Dead! The Regicide of Charles I

In 17th century England, even being a King could be a dangerous job - sometimes you could even lose your head! "The King is Dead" explores the reign of England's King Charles I and the story...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

Omaha has a catalog of beautiful restored homes, businesses, and designated historic sites that the public frequent daily. This was not always the case and over time some historic gems have been...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Wednesday Workouts presented by Prairie Life Fitness

The Wednesday Workouts Series offers a free mid-week outdoor workout that will propel participants toward the weekend. The workout type changes each week – from Zumba to Pound; Sports...

Cost: Free

Where?
Turner Park at Midtown Crossing
31st Ave and Farnam Street
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Midtown Crossing
Telephone: 402-351-5964
Contact name: Anna Willey
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The King is Dead! The Regicide of Charles I

In 17th century England, even being a King could be a dangerous job - sometimes you could even lose your head! "The King is Dead" explores the reign of England's King Charles I and the story...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

Omaha has a catalog of beautiful restored homes, businesses, and designated historic sites that the public frequent daily. This was not always the case and over time some historic gems have been...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

This exhibit showcases Odyssey Marine Exploration's world-class archaeological work in the deep ocean. Visitors will go on a voyage through more than 2,000 years of seafaring history and view over...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Faith Leader’s Summit

Please join Candace Gregory, President/CEO for the Faith Leader’s Summit Luncheon. Featuring Keynote Speaker Pastor Brad Hoefs, Founder of Fresh Hope and Author of Fresh Hope: Living Well in...

Cost: This is a free event, but reservations are required.

Where?
Garland Thompson Men's Center
2705 North 20th Street Eas
Omaha, NE   68110
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For more information:
Sponsor: Open Door Mission
Telephone: 402-422-1111
Contact name: Candace Gregpry
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Pinot, Pigs & Poets

The 7th Annual Pinot, Pigs & Poets will feature outstanding pinot noir wines and savory pork dishes from renowned Omaha chefs. Tasting begins at 6 p.m., with the first hour reserved for patron...

Cost: Patron, $250; Individual, $125; Ages 21-30, $75

Where?
Happy Hollow Club
1701 S. 105th St.
Omaha, NE  68124
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Completely KIDS
Telephone: 402-397-5809
Website »

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

5th Annual Jack Young Memorial Round to Remember Golf Tournament

Please join us for the 5th Annual Jack Young Memorial Round to Remember to benefit the Alzheimer's Association on June 3rd, 2016. Registration at 8:00 AM, shotgun start at 9:00 AM. We will have a...

Cost: $85

Where?
Council Bluff Country Club
4500 Piute St.
Council Bluffs, IA  51501
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Jack Young Memorial Foundation
Telephone: 712-314-0705
Contact name: Jacque Milstead
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

This exhibit showcases Odyssey Marine Exploration's world-class archaeological work in the deep ocean. Visitors will go on a voyage through more than 2,000 years of seafaring history and view over...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

Omaha has a catalog of beautiful restored homes, businesses, and designated historic sites that the public frequent daily. This was not always the case and over time some historic gems have been...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The King is Dead! The Regicide of Charles I

In 17th century England, even being a King could be a dangerous job - sometimes you could even lose your head! "The King is Dead" explores the reign of England's King Charles I and the story...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Taste of Omaha

The taste of Omaha - the largest festival in Omaha! 3 days of the best foods, and all types of music... free admission! See web site for more details!!

Cost: Free Admission

Where?
Heartland of America park
8th and farnam
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Taste of Omaha festival
Telephone: 402-346-8003
Contact name: Bob Mancuso
Website »

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Storytelling Exhibition

The Storytelling exhibition will be held June 3 - August 27, 2016. KANEKO will explore the creative process of storytelling and how design informs both the content and context in which stories are...

Cost: Free

Where?
KANEKO
1111 Jones St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-341-3800
Contact name: Lindsey
Website »

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fair Deal Village MarketPlace Farmers Market

Produce Growers, Food Trucks and Artisans will be in the parking lot of Omaha Economic Development Corporation for a 22 week Farmers Market every Friday, 4-7PM

Cost: FREE

Where?
OEDC Parking lot
2221 North 24 Street
Omaha, NE  68110
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Economic Development Corporation
Telephone: 402-504-1842
Contact name: Terri Sanders
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

27th Annual African-American Leadership Awards

The African-American Leadership Awards Gala celebrates and honors African-American leaders for their accomplishments and contributions to the City of Omaha. Leaders are recognized in the following...

Cost: $50 for Individual Ticket | $1,000 for a Reserved Table of 10

Where?
Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Urban League of Nebraska
Telephone: 402-453-9730x117
Contact name: Michael Cich-Jones
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Nebraska Invitational Dance Festival

This is a 3 day event drawing competitors from all over the midwest. There will be competition in all ballroom, country, and club dances. Friday June 3 will be showcases and social dancing with...

Cost: $5/$10/$15

Where?
Ramada Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
3321 S. 72nd Street
Omaha, NE
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Invitational
Telephone: 402-960-4657
Contact name: Kristoffer Show
Website »

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Joslyn Art Museum Association Gala: Sheila Hicks

In support of Joslyn’s education programs, the 2016 gala celebrates the exhibition Sheila Hicks: Threads of Time . Guests will have the opportunity to preview the exhibition that spans nearly...

Cost: 250.00

Where?
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Omaha Farmers Market

The Farmers Market will be open every Saturday from May 7th through October 15th from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Old Market on 11th & Jackson. Join us every weekend and shop for produce, herbs,...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Old Market
11th & Jackson Streets
Omaha, NE
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

Omaha has a catalog of beautiful restored homes, businesses, and designated historic sites that the public frequent daily. This was not always the case and over time some historic gems have been...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Animals & Autos Day at the Farm

Saturday June 4th 10am to 1pm Bring out the classic car lover in your family and enjoy a picnic lunch and the animals of Gifford Farm Education Center. Check out the classic autos of The Chevrolet...

Cost: $5/each aged 2 & up $1 off with military I.D. Father's are just $2/each

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

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

This exhibit showcases Odyssey Marine Exploration's world-class archaeological work in the deep ocean. Visitors will go on a voyage through more than 2,000 years of seafaring history and view over...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The King is Dead! The Regicide of Charles I

In 17th century England, even being a King could be a dangerous job - sometimes you could even lose your head! "The King is Dead" explores the reign of England's King Charles I and the story...

Cost: $11-Adults; $8-Seniors(62+); $7-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Animals & Autos on the Farm

Bring out the classic car lover in your family and enjoy a picnic lunch and the animals of Gifford Farm Education Center. Check out the classic autos. Then walk the farm and visit with the...

Cost: $5/each aged 2 & up. 1/2 price with military I.D. *All fathers get in for $2*

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

For more information:
Telephone: 402-597-4920
Contact name: Gifford Farm

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Taste of Omaha

The taste of Omaha - the largest festival in Omaha! 3 days of the best foods, and all types of music... free admission! See web site for more details!!

Cost: Free Admission

Where?
Heartland of America park
8th and farnam
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Taste of Omaha festival
Telephone: 402-346-8003
Contact name: Bob Mancuso
Website »

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Arts For All: Where Books and Art Meet

Arts For All, Inc. and the South Omaha Public Library are partnering to host “Where Books and Art Meet” Workshops for children ages 8 through 12. The series will take place on Saturdays...

Cost: FREE

Where?
South Omaha Library
2808 Q Street
Omaha, NE  68107
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Arts For All, Inc and South Omaha Library
Telephone: 402-556-7821
Contact name: Arts For All, Inc.
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Nebraska Invitational Dance Festival

This is a 3 day event drawing competitors from all over the midwest. There will be competition in all ballroom, country, and club dances. Friday June 3 will be showcases and social dancing with...

Cost: $5/$10/$15

Where?
Ramada Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
3321 S. 72nd Street
Omaha, NE
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Invitational
Telephone: 402-960-4657
Contact name: Kristoffer Show
Website »

6:30 PM - 9:15 PM

A Night of Heroes and Jazz

Join us to celebrate the work of the American Red Cross in our community. Engage in music, a silent & live auction,delicious food, delectable wines, and hear the stories of our inspiring Southwest...

Cost: $50/Ticket, $500/Table

Where?
Iowa West Community College
2700 College Rd.
Council Bluffs, IA  51503
View map »

For more information:
Contact name: Kayla Scott
Website »

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Faith Leader’s Summit

Faith Leader’s Summit

2016.06.02

Please join Candace Gregory, President/CEO for the Faith Leader’s Summit Luncheon. Featuring Keynote Speaker Pastor Brad Hoefs, Founder of Fresh...

Pinot, Pigs & Poets

Pinot, Pigs & Poets

2016.06.02

The 7th Annual Pinot, Pigs & Poets will feature outstanding pinot noir wines and savory pork dishes from renowned Omaha chefs. Tasting begins at...

Taste of Omaha

Taste of Omaha

2016.06.03

The taste of Omaha - the largest festival in Omaha! 3 days of the best foods, and all types of music... free admission! See web site for more...

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Mission Possible 5K / 10K

2016.06.05

Open Door Mission will be hosting the Mission Possible 5K/10K on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at Shadow Lake Towne Center in Papillion, NE. For over 61...

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The King is Dead! The Regicide of Charles I

2016.04.02

In 17th century England, even being a King could be a dangerous job - sometimes you could even lose your head! "The King is Dead" explores the...

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

Saving Places: 50 years of Landmark Preservation

2016.03.12

Omaha has a catalog of beautiful restored homes, businesses, and designated historic sites that the public frequent daily. This was not always the...

Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure

2016.05.28

This exhibit showcases Odyssey Marine Exploration's world-class archaeological work in the deep ocean. Visitors will go on a voyage through more...

Pinot, Pigs & Poets

Pinot, Pigs & Poets

2016.06.02

The 7th Annual Pinot, Pigs & Poets will feature outstanding pinot noir wines and savory pork dishes from renowned Omaha chefs. Tasting begins at...

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