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November 2014

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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:
Website »

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Marian's Annual Open House

Girls currently enrolled in 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade and their families are invited to attend and learn more about Marian, Nebraska's only Class A, Catholic college preparatory school for young...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marian High School
7400 Military Avenue
Omaha, NE  68134
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-571-2618x1161
Contact name: Molly Adams Woodman '97
Website »

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Handel's "Messiah"

Voices of Omaha presents its 46th annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah” as a gift to the community. There is no admission charge! The 190-voice chorus accompanied by chamber orchestra...

Cost: Free!

Where?
Holland Performing Arts Center
1200 Douglas Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Voices of Omaha
Telephone: 402-321-8210
Contact name: Kevin Abelein
Website »

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Handel's "Messiah"

Voices of Omaha presents its 46th annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah” as a gift to the community. There is no admission charge! The 190-voice chorus accompanied by chamber orchestra...

Cost: Free!

Where?
Holland Performing Arts Center
1200 Douglas Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Voices of Omaha
Telephone: 402-321-8210
Contact name: Kevin Abelein
Website »

6:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What Does Compassion Look Like? Benefit Art Show

Opening reception Oct. 14 • 6-9pm OM Center • 1216 Howard St. Building on Compassion Omaha's signature event, Five Days of Compassion, this benefit art show asks artists to create artwork...

Cost: Free

Where?
OM Center
1216 Howard St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-957-1087
Website »

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

Don’t miss the Omaha debut of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes! The Rockettes dazzle in the newly enhanced production of this cherished family show. It’s more...

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
Contact name: Kim Reiner
Website »

Miracle on Farnam

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam Street, Omaha's creative non-profits will showcase...

Cost: Free

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

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

6:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What Does Compassion Look Like? Benefit Art Show

Opening reception Oct. 14 • 6-9pm OM Center • 1216 Howard St. Building on Compassion Omaha's signature event, Five Days of Compassion, this benefit art show asks artists to create artwork...

Cost: Free

Where?
OM Center
1216 Howard St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-957-1087
Website »

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

Don’t miss the Omaha debut of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes! The Rockettes dazzle in the newly enhanced production of this cherished family show. It’s more...

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
Contact name: Kim Reiner
Website »

Miracle on Farnam

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam Street, Omaha's creative non-profits will showcase...

Cost: Free

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

For more information:
Sponsor: Midtown Crossing
Telephone: 402-351-5964
Contact name: Hannah Patrick
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 »

6:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What Does Compassion Look Like? Benefit Art Show

Opening reception Oct. 14 • 6-9pm OM Center • 1216 Howard St. Building on Compassion Omaha's signature event, Five Days of Compassion, this benefit art show asks artists to create artwork...

Cost: Free

Where?
OM Center
1216 Howard St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-957-1087
Website »

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

Don’t miss the Omaha debut of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes! The Rockettes dazzle in the newly enhanced production of this cherished family show. It’s more...

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
Contact name: Kim Reiner
Website »

Miracle on Farnam

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam Street, Omaha's creative non-profits will showcase...

Cost: Free

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

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

6:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What Does Compassion Look Like? Benefit Art Show

Opening reception Oct. 14 • 6-9pm OM Center • 1216 Howard St. Building on Compassion Omaha's signature event, Five Days of Compassion, this benefit art show asks artists to create artwork...

Cost: Free

Where?
OM Center
1216 Howard St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-957-1087
Website »

Miracle on Farnam

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam Street, Omaha's creative non-profits will showcase...

Cost: Free

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

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

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

Don’t miss the Omaha debut of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes! The Rockettes dazzle in the newly enhanced production of this cherished family show. It’s more...

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
Contact name: Kim Reiner
Website »

9:00 AM -

Joslyn Castle Turkey Trot

Joslyn Castle presents the Turkey Trot at Midtown Crossing. Friends and family enjoy a Thanksgiving morning 5K run or walk before sitting down to their turkey and pumpkin pie. Proceeds benefit the...

Cost: 25 - 35

Where?
Midtown Crossing at Turner Park
31st Ave. & Farnam Street
Omaha, NE  68131
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For more information:
Sponsor: Joslyn Castle
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Julie Reilly
Website »

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Holiday Lights Festival CenturyLink Thanksgiving Lighting Ceremony

More than 40 blocks of lights in and around the Gene Leahy Mall will illuminate Downtown Omaha, and more than 300,000 people are expected to enjoy the sight of the lights over the nearly six-week...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Gene Leahy Mall
14th & Farnam
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Mayor Jean Stothert, Downtown Omaha, Inc Foundation and presented by ConAgra Foods, KMTV Action 3 and Star 104.5
Telephone: 402-345-5401
Contact name: Peggy Reall
Website »

6:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What Does Compassion Look Like? Benefit Art Show

Opening reception Oct. 14 • 6-9pm OM Center • 1216 Howard St. Building on Compassion Omaha's signature event, Five Days of Compassion, this benefit art show asks artists to create artwork...

Cost: Free

Where?
OM Center
1216 Howard St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-957-1087
Website »

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Holiday Lights Festival / CenturyLink Thanksgiving Lighting Ceremony

Nothing gets Omaha charged up for the holidays quite like the annual Lighting Ceremony held on Thanksgiving evening in the Gene Leahy Mall at 14th and Farnam. Enjoy a variety of musical...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Gene Leahy Mall
14 and Farnam Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Holiday Lights Festival / Making Spirits Bright Holiday Concert

The Making Spirits Bright Holiday Concert is sponsored by Cox Communications and will be presented at the Holland Performing Arts Center located at 13th and Douglas streets. The free concert...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Holland Performing Arts Center
13th and Douglas Streets
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

7:00 PM -

Holiday Lights Festival - Making Spirits Bright Concert

After Mayor Stothert and guests light up downtown Omaha, treat your family to a free concert at the Holland Performing Arts Center! Concert will feature a special guest vocalist accompanied by the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Holland Performing Arts Center
1200 Douglas Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Mayor Jean Stothert and the Downtown Omaha Inc. Foundation. Presented by ConAgra Foods, KMTV Action 3 News and Star 104.5
Telephone: 402-345-5401
Contact name: Peggy Reall
Website »

Miracle on Farnam

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam Street, Omaha's creative non-profits will showcase...

Cost: Free

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

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

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

Don’t miss the Omaha debut of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes! The Rockettes dazzle in the newly enhanced production of this cherished family show. It’s more...

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
Contact name: Kim Reiner
Website »

enLIGHTen

This fall, experience a transformation of nature, with glowing colors and visitor-controlled installations. Vibrant lighting designs build the stops on a one-of-a-kind interactive, artistic journey...

Cost: $5/Adult - $4/Child for FF members || $10/Adult - $8/Child for non-members

Where?
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
1111 Bellevue Blvd. North
Bellevue, NE  68005
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For more information:
Sponsor: Fontenelle Forest
Telephone: 402-731-0927
Contact name: Brad Watkins
Website »

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Christmas at Union Station festivities begin with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by ConAgra Foods. Enjoy loads of entertainment including cookie decorating and holiday crafts at...

Cost: $9-Adults; $7-Seniors(62+); $6-children(3-12); Free-members and 2 and under

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

For more information:
Sponsor: ConAgra Foods
Website »

6:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What Does Compassion Look Like? Benefit Art Show

Opening reception Oct. 14 • 6-9pm OM Center • 1216 Howard St. Building on Compassion Omaha's signature event, Five Days of Compassion, this benefit art show asks artists to create artwork...

Cost: Free

Where?
OM Center
1216 Howard St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-957-1087
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

"Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then Some!)"

They’re Back! Theresa Sindelar, Ben Beck, and Bill Grennan reprise their hilarious characters in this fast, fond, and furious look at the holiday traditions we all remember, and a few we’d like...

Cost: 30 Adults; $25 Students/Seniors

Where?
BLUEBARN Theatre
614 S. 11th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Steaks
Telephone: 402-345-1576
Contact name: Randall T. Stevens
Website »

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

CLARK & COMPANY CD RELEASE SHOW w/ Alli and I

Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards nominee Clark & Company will release their second album "Larger World" at the Slowdown Friday, Nov. 28, with special guest Alli and I. The band is a nominee in...

Cost: $5 in advance, $7 at the door

Where?
Slowdown
729 North 14th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Contact name: Melanie Clark

10:00 PM -

The Love Down Below

The Love Down Below is a space that inspires you to express love and sensuality. We desire singles and couples to connect, keeping the flames of love burning high. This love infused open mic also...

Cost: $7 advanced tix. $10 the day of.

Where?
Side Door Lounge
3530 Leavenworth Street
Omaha , NE
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-210-3386
Contact name: Withlove, Felicia
Website »

Ethnic Holiday Trees Exhibit

A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The Ethnic Holiday Trees exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how...

Cost: $9-Adults; $7-Seniors(62+); $6-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:
Sponsor: Pinnacle Bank
Website »

Miracle on Farnam

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam Street, Omaha's creative non-profits will showcase...

Cost: Free

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

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

enLIGHTen

This fall, experience a transformation of nature, with glowing colors and visitor-controlled installations. Vibrant lighting designs build the stops on a one-of-a-kind interactive, artistic journey...

Cost: $5/Adult - $4/Child for FF members || $10/Adult - $8/Child for non-members

Where?
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
1111 Bellevue Blvd. North
Bellevue, NE  68005
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Fontenelle Forest
Telephone: 402-731-0927
Contact name: Brad Watkins
Website »

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

Don’t miss the Omaha debut of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes! The Rockettes dazzle in the newly enhanced production of this cherished family show. It’s more...

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
Contact name: Kim Reiner
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Music Of Charlie Brown And The Peanuts

Now in our 5th year of production! Come enjoy the sounds of jazzy nostalgia! Celebrate the holiday season kick off this year with a live recreation of the music from many of the Charlie Brown...

Cost: $12 Online Tickets, $15 At The Door; Children 12 and under $10; under 5yrs free

Where?
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge St
Omaha, NE  68105
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For more information:
Sponsor: Enlightened Piano Radio
Telephone: 402-616-1794
Contact name: Donovan Johnson
Website »

6:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What Does Compassion Look Like? Benefit Art Show

Opening reception Oct. 14 • 6-9pm OM Center • 1216 Howard St. Building on Compassion Omaha's signature event, Five Days of Compassion, this benefit art show asks artists to create artwork...

Cost: Free

Where?
OM Center
1216 Howard St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-957-1087
Website »

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Holiday Lights Festival - Pacific Life Sounds of the Season

Saturday nights from 7 to 8 p.m., November 29th - December 27th, choral groups will perform near the Gene Leahy Mall and in the Old Market. See www.holidaylightsfestival.org for details!

Cost: Free

Where?
Near Gene Leahy Mall and in the Old Market
Omaha, NE  68102

For more information:
Sponsor: Mayor Jean Stothert and Downtown Omaha, Inc. Foundation. Presented by ConAgra Foods, KMTV Action 3 News and Star 104.5.
Telephone: 402-345-5401
Contact name: Peggy Reall
Website »

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Holiday Lights Festival / Pacific Life Sounds of the Season

The Sounds of the Season will showcase the talent of local choral groups ranging from youth to professional performers. The Gene Leahy Mall and the Old Market will be filled with delightful holiday...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Downtown Omaha
Omaha, NE  68102

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

"Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then Some!)"

They’re Back! Theresa Sindelar, Ben Beck, and Bill Grennan reprise their hilarious characters in this fast, fond, and furious look at the holiday traditions we all remember, and a few we’d like...

Cost: 30 Adults; $25 Students/Seniors

Where?
BLUEBARN Theatre
614 S. 11th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Steaks
Telephone: 402-345-1576
Contact name: Randall T. Stevens
Website »

Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes

Don’t miss the Omaha debut of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes! The Rockettes dazzle in the newly enhanced production of this cherished family show. It’s more...

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
Contact name: Kim Reiner
Website »

enLIGHTen

This fall, experience a transformation of nature, with glowing colors and visitor-controlled installations. Vibrant lighting designs build the stops on a one-of-a-kind interactive, artistic journey...

Cost: $5/Adult - $4/Child for FF members || $10/Adult - $8/Child for non-members

Where?
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center
1111 Bellevue Blvd. North
Bellevue, NE  68005
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Fontenelle Forest
Telephone: 402-731-0927
Contact name: Brad Watkins
Website »

Ethnic Holiday Trees Exhibit

A holiday favorite returns to The Durham’s galleries during Christmas at Union Station. The Ethnic Holiday Trees exhibition is one of the enduring fixtures of the season and showcases how...

Cost: $9-Adults; $7-Seniors(62+); $6-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:
Sponsor: Pinnacle Bank
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 »

Miracle on Farnam

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam Street, Omaha's creative non-profits will showcase...

Cost: Free

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

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

Holiday Concert Series

Enjoy some of the area’s most beautiful holiday music under the glow of The Durham’s Christmas tree. Talented local entertainers, school musicians and choirs perform on weekends as part of The...

Cost: $9-Adults; $7-Seniors(62+); $6-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 »

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Charity Events

Miracle on Farnam

Miracle on Farnam

2014.11.22

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam...

Joslyn Castle Turkey Trot

Joslyn Castle Turkey Trot

2014.11.27

Joslyn Castle presents the Turkey Trot at Midtown Crossing. Friends and family enjoy a Thanksgiving morning 5K run or walk before sitting down to...

Victor Victoria Karaoke Theatre to Benefit the Benson Theatre

Victor Victoria Karaoke Theatre to Benefit the Benson Theatre

2014.12.02

Karaoke Theatre is pleased to present “Victor Victoria Karaoke to Benefit the Benson Theatre,” a fundraising event coordinated by graduate...

ACN Art & Gift Boutique

ACN Art & Gift Boutique

2014.12.04

ACN will be holding their annual Art & Gift Boutique. All products are made by the artisans at the Vocational Center and the proceeds from the...

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Community Events

Miracle on Farnam

Miracle on Farnam

2014.11.22

Midtown Crossing presents Miracle on Farnam, a season-long celebration of creativity, good cheer and authentic holiday pleasures. All along Farnam...

Holiday Lights Festival CenturyLink Thanksgiving Lighting Ceremony

2014.11.27

More than 40 blocks of lights in and around the Gene Leahy Mall will illuminate Downtown Omaha, and more than 300,000 people are expected to enjoy...

Holiday Lights Festival / CenturyLink Thanksgiving Lighting Ceremony

2014.11.27

Nothing gets Omaha charged up for the holidays quite like the annual Lighting Ceremony held on Thanksgiving evening in the Gene Leahy Mall at 14th...

Holiday Lights Festival - Making Spirits Bright Concert

2014.11.27

After Mayor Stothert and guests light up downtown Omaha, treat your family to a free concert at the Holland Performing Arts Center! Concert will...

See full listings »

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