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Things To Do in Omaha in July

MONTHLY GUIDE: A what's happening short-list for July

 
 

 

Featured Event: Jazz on the Green Summer Concert Series


BANK OF THE WEST CELEBRATES AMERICA 7/2 The singing of the National Anthem will kick off this non-stop celebration, followed by the band Kansas, Styx and then Foreigner. What better way to celebrate America than with live music and fireworks?

COOKING DEMOS BRING FRESH FLAVOR TO VILLAGE POINTE 7/3-8/14 There’s no better time to try new meals and styles of cooking than the warm days of summer. Spice up your meals this summer by checking out Village Pointe Farmers Market each Saturday through August 14 to learn how to cook with fresh, local, in-season ingredients.

SUMMER CAMP AT HETRA BARNS 7/5-7/23 Saddle up and discover what it takes to keep a horse healthy, happy and strong. Students of all ages are welcome to ‘horse around’ at this summer’s camp.

CHARLES DREW HEALTH CENTER ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC 7/7 
Looking for an excuse to hit the golf course this summer? Join in on this shotgun four person scramble golf tournament that supports the provision of uncompensated health care for Omaha's underprivileged.

JAZZ ON THE GREEN: PONCHO SANCHEZ LATIN JAZZ BAND 7/8 
The city’s coolest jazz series has a hot new location. Let the music surround you as you enjoy the gentle breezes that are sure to calm your soul at the outdoor setting for Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing.

DIAMOND DIG AT ROSENBLATT STADIUM 7/8 Don’t wear white to this year’s Diamond Dig by Borsheims. Be one of the first 100 women in the stadium for a chance to dig for diamonds after the game using only a spoon – the winner goes home with a pair of diamond stud earrings.

EVERST TO OMAHA 7/10 Prepare to be dazzled by Werner Berger, the oldest Westerner to climb Mt. Everest, as he inspires you with slides of his climb and enlightens you to gain, or re-gain the ultimate in health and vitality.

STORM SAVVY SATURDAY 7/10 When it’s cloudy with a chance of …… DISASTER, it’s important to know what to do! Learn how the pros predict the weather and how to prepare for disasters so you’ll be ready in a flash.

LYLE LOVETT AND HIS LARGE BAND: SEASON OPENER! 7/12 
Four-time Grammy® winner Lyle Lovett has spent two decades telling stories through song, weaving wit into tales of heartbreak and humor. The Texan and his Large Band will bring his unique blend of folk directness, pop sensibility, and country charm - spanning thirteen albums - to roaring life.

DRUMS ACROSS NEBRASKA 7/14 You won’t want to miss this drum corps show featuring some of the best musician/athletes in the country. These talented musicians come from as far as California to bring you the highest caliber show possible this summer.

“USE IT AGAINS” 500 + FAMILY – FUNDRAISER GARAGE SALE 7/14-7/24 Why buy items at full price? Check out the sales at The Reruns Event Center in La Vista and save money on slightly used items – money raised helps families stay together in their homes.

DERRALD FARNSWORTH-LIVINGSTON AT GOVERNOR’S RESIDENCE 7/14-8/13 Check out this contemporary Nebraskan artist on exhibit at the Nebraska Governor's Residence.

7TH ANNUAL MS LUNCH 7/15 This luncheon program includes a networking session and keynote speaker, international bestselling author, Alex Kava, who is launching her new book, Damaged.

JAZZ ON THE GREEN: TIZER 7/15 The city’s coolest jazz series has a hot new location. Let the music surround you as you enjoy the gentle breezes that are sure to calm your soul at the outdoor setting for Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing.

OMAHA PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS COX MUSIC AND MOVIES: LABAMBA & MARCOS & SABOR 7/16 Omaha Performing Arts brings back a cherished Omaha event – Cox Music & Movies! Enjoy live music from some of the area’s hottest bands followed by a classic movie, all in the Holland Center Courtyard. 

BART VARGAS: SUPERNOVA 7/16-8/7 A playful celebration of creation, color and light is coming to the Old Market. Anderson O'Brien Fine Art will be opening its new location with the Grand Opening Exhibition "Supernova: New Paintings by Bart Vargas" on July 16th, with live music by The Prairie Gators.

UNION PACIFIC PRESENTS RAILROAD DAYS 7/17-7/18 Celebrate our region’s rich railroad heritage, and spend the day visiting some of the best railroad-themed attractions that Omaha and Council Bluffs have to offer. A $10 family pass allows transportation between locations and admission to all five participating locations.

GOLF4GRACE SCRAMBLE 7/19 Omaha is not in short supply of chances to golf this summer – check out this golf fundraiser and community outreach at Indian Creek Golf Course.

JAZZ ON THE GREEN: THE SUGAR THIEVES 7/22 The city’s coolest jazz series has a hot new location. Let the music surround you as you enjoy the gentle breezes that are sure to calm your soul at the outdoor setting for Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing.

JAZZ ON THE GREEN: PRAIRIE CATS WITH GRAND MARQUIS 7/29 
The city’s coolest jazz series has a hot new location. Let the music surround you as you enjoy the gentle breezes that are sure to calm your soul at the outdoor setting for Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing.

STRIKE A CHORD 7/30 Dueling pianos and regional favorite food and drinks from across America are just a glimpse of what you’ll see at this year’s Strike A Chord event. There will also be both silent and oral auctions, with all proceeds benefiting families and individuals in Southwest Iowa.

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