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Andee's Morning Blend Event PICKS


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Below are Andee Hoig's Top Picks for events you don't want to miss putting on your calendar.



AUGUST 4  6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Dance for a Chance
Youth Emergency Services
Omaha Design Center  |  1502 Cuming St  |  Omaha
Dance for a Chance is an annual fundraiser for Youth Emergency Services that pairs local community leaders with dance instructors who perform in front of a panel of celebrity judges and an audience of YES supporters for their chance at the mirror ball trophy. This year's event will be another exciting night of dancing and food and will include a silent auction, heavy appetizers, and drinks. All proceeds from the event go directly to support homeless youth in our community.    
$85    402-345-5187  |  www.yesomaha.org/dance

AUGUST 4  6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
River Bash n Brew
Visiting Nurse Association
Lewis & Clark Landing  |  345 Riverfront Dr  |  Omaha
Mix vintage carnival entertainment and delicious ice cold local craft brews, add in incredible local bands, and you have River Bash n' Brew: A NIGHT OF FANTASTICAL ENTERTAINMENT. Presented by Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), this unique event offers a summer night out on the river you won't soon forget! A sampling of available entertainment includes: a snake charmer/belly dancer; tarot card reader; psychic mediums; a juggling mime; caricature artists; and internationally recognized fire dancers! This 21 and over event will benefit VNA's services to thousands of vulnerable children and families in the communities we serve.     
Pricing undetermined to date    402-930-4170  |  www.thevnacares.org

 AUGUST 12 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Summer Bash for Childhood Cancer
Metro Area Youth Foundation, Inc.
Embassy Suites Conference Center - La Vista
An evening of fun, entertainment, auctions, raffles and socializing to benefit families with a child battling cancer. A plated dinner will be served with Jack Swanda emceeing the event. Our popular dessert auction will again be featured, a highlight of the dinner. A brief program with presentations by our child Ambassador along with our Honorary Chairs will be presented. It will highlight the impact the funds raised make in the lives of the affected families. A live auction will complete the evening with all net event proceeds directly benefiting the children with cancer and their families.
$100 per ticket    402-510-4083  |  SummerBashforCCC.org

AUGUST 14    
QLI Annual Golf Challenge    


The Players Club at Deer Creek  |  Omaha
Join QLI for a unique day on the links. The QLI Golf Challenge is a blending of traditional golf and "challenge" golf. Guaranteed to be like no other golf tournament, this event fills up quickly. Save the date if you want in on the fun - or heck, contact us now to reserve your foursome!

402-573-3700  |  www.teamQLI.com


AUGUST 21-26    
Omaha Fashion Week 10-year Anniversary    

Omaha Fashion Week

Omaha Design Center  |  Omaha
Omaha Fashion Week is thrilled to celebrate ten years in 2017! Since our first show, we've grown into the nation's fifth largest fashion event, supporting more independent fashion designers than any other organization in the region. Omaha Fashion Week is a glamorous red carpet event for a good cause. We nurture the youngest of fashion designers by providing mentoring, educational opportunities and a professional platform to showcase their work.

402-880-8035  | www.omahafashionweek.com

 MAD 25

JULY 22    
Diva Dash 5K
Women’s Center For Advancement 

Lewis and Clark Landing  |  Omaha

JULY 29     
Omaha Head for the Cure (HFTC) 5K 
Head for the Cure (HFTC) 

Lewis and Clark Landing  |  Omaha
$25-$40; Kid's Run is $15  |  (402) 490-3536

AUGUST 19     

JDRF One Walk,
Omaha-Council Bluffs 2017 


Lewis and Clark Landing  |  Omaha
No cost to register (Participants fundraise individually or for a team)    
402-397-2873  |  http://walk.jdrf.org/omaha

AUGUST 26 7:00 AM  – 1:00 PM

High Vibe Festival

Lotus House of Yoga

Stinson Park Aksarben Village  |  2285 S 67th St
Lotus House of Yoga  |  Omaha
$70.00 Full Vibe  |  $10.00 5K     
480-415-2900  |  www.highvibefestival.com 



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