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October 2018

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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Omaha Farmers Market - Aksarben Village

Join us every Sunday and shop for fresh produce, herbs, meats, plants, baked goods, jams, jellies, coffee, cheeses, crafts and much more from over 110 local vendors! We accept EBT cards! Take...

Cost: Free Admission

Where?
Aksarben Village, 67th & Center Streets
67th & Center Streets
Omaha, NE  68106
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The visitor and education center’s indoor floral display hall will be festooned in autumn colors during the Japanese-inspired fall chrysanthemum show. The show articulates the beauty of the...

Cost: $5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

An interactive exhibit highlighting technology and animation, from early technology concepts to competitive gaming. The exhibit highlights pop culture and allows guests to build their own game....

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where?
Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
ASHLAND, NE  68003
View map »

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

St. Peters Oktoberfest

48th Annual Oktoberfest Sponsored by St. Peter’s Catholic Church Council Bluffs, Iowa Sunday, October 14 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at St. Albert High School 400 Gleason Avenue Council Bluffs, Iowa...

Cost: Adults - $10 Children - $5

Where?
St. Albert School
400 Gleason Ave
Council Bluffs , IA  51503
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For more information:
Sponsor: St.Peters Church
Telephone: 712-325-8293
Contact name: Joan Von Tersch
Website »

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

St. Peters Oktoberfest

48th Annual Oktoberfest Sponsored by St. Peter’s Catholic Church Council Bluffs, Iowa Sunday, October 14 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at St. Albert High School 400 Gleason Avenue Council Bluffs, Iowa...

Cost: Adults $10 Children $5

Where?
St. Albert School
400 Gleason Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA  51503
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For more information:
Sponsor: St. Peters Church
Telephone: 712-325-8293
Contact name: Joan Von Tersch

11:00 AM

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

The Benefit Art Auction Exhibition will be on view, October 13–26, during public hours, Wednesday–Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM and until 9 PM on Thursdays. Free admission. The Benefit Art Auction...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Davina Schrier
Website »

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Support the Girls

th Annual Support the Girls Breast Cancer Fundraiser/Awareness Event SUN, OCT 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Olde Towne Elkhorn is proud to be a part of "Support the Girls", a local event to bring...

Cost: Free

Where?
Garden Gallery Street
206th & Elkhorn Dr
Elkhorn, NE  68022
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Garden Gallery
Telephone: 402-707-0056
Contact name: Michele Minnick
Website »

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

BIKEtober in the Bluffs

Registration is: $5 for riders 18 and under, includes bike helmet $20 for adult riders, includes t-shirt Gather your friends and family for BIKEtober in the Bluffs, a family-friendly bike event...

Cost: $5-$20

Where?
The 100 Block
Council Bluffs, IA  51503

For more information:
Sponsor: The 712 Initiative
Telephone: 712-396-2494
Website »

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

She Kills Monsters

Written by Qui Nguyen Delve into the alternate universe of Dungeons & Dragons, filled with a five-eyed dragon, homicidal fairies and loads of 90s pop culture nostalgia. Following the death of her...

Cost: http://www.omahaplayhouse.com/tickets/

Where?
The Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Shrek The Musical

Written by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire | Based on the DreamWorks Animation film Based on the 2001 DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical follows everyone’s favorite green ogre...

Cost: http://www.omahaplayhouse.com/tickets/

Where?
The Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

She Kills Monsters

Written by Qui Nguyen Delve into the alternate universe of Dungeons & Dragons, filled with a five-eyed dragon, homicidal fairies and loads of 90s pop culture nostalgia. Following the death of her...

Cost: http://www.omahaplayhouse.com/tickets/

Where?
The Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Operation School Bell 2018

Operation School Bell is the primary philanthropic program of Assistance League of Omaha. Since 1976, over 60,000 children in need have received new school clothing, shoes, and coats. This year...

Cost: No cost

Where?
JC Penney Store
Westroads Shopping Center
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: Assistance League® of Omaha
Telephone: 402-210-5571
Contact name: LaVonne Lee
Website »

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

12th Annual Comfort Food Classic

Grief’s Journey presents the 12th Annual Comfort Food Classic, to be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at the Ramada Plaza, by Wyndham, 72nd and Grover. Join us and experience the tailgate scene...

Cost: $90

Where?
Ramada Plaza, by Wyndham
3321 S 72nd St
Omaha, NE  68124
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-502-2773
Contact name: Breanna Thompson
Website »

5:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Comfort Food Classic

Join us for the 12th annual Comfort Food Classic where local chefs compete for the trophy! This annual event is a fund raiser for Grief's Journey (formerly Ted E. Bear Hollow).

Cost: $90

Where?
Hotel RL
3321 S. 72 Street
Omaha, NE  68124
View map »

Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskans Memories of World War I

In 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service when the United States entered the First World War. Many immigrants in Omaha had already joined the armies of their homelands...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for over 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. From polar bears in...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

An interactive exhibit highlighting technology and animation, from early technology concepts to competitive gaming. The exhibit highlights pop culture and allows guests to build their own game....

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where?
Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
ASHLAND, NE  68003
View map »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The visitor and education center’s indoor floral display hall will be festooned in autumn colors during the Japanese-inspired fall chrysanthemum show. The show articulates the beauty of the...

Cost: $5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Website »

11:00 AM

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

The Benefit Art Auction Exhibition will be on view, October 13–26, during public hours, Wednesday–Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM and until 9 PM on Thursdays. Free admission. The Benefit Art Auction...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Davina Schrier
Website »

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

ABC SQUARE DANCE PARTY

This is ABC Community Square Dancing in the Omaha area. So what is that? Community square dancing is a party dance on a regular basis for folks who may or may not have square danced in the past. We...

Cost: $5/person

Where?
Mockingbird Hills Community Center
10242 Mockingbird Drive
Omaha, NE  68118
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-250-5035

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

An interactive exhibit highlighting technology and animation, from early technology concepts to competitive gaming. The exhibit highlights pop culture and allows guests to build their own game....

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where?
Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
ASHLAND, NE  68003
View map »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The visitor and education center’s indoor floral display hall will be festooned in autumn colors during the Japanese-inspired fall chrysanthemum show. The show articulates the beauty of the...

Cost: $5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Website »

11:00 AM

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

The Benefit Art Auction Exhibition will be on view, October 13–26, during public hours, Wednesday–Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM and until 9 PM on Thursdays. Free admission. The Benefit Art Auction...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Davina Schrier
Website »

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

A Time for Hope & Healing Luncheon

Each year, The Kim Foundation hosts a luncheon to help build awareness around mental health and suicide prevention by bringing in a prominent speaker to educate the community. This year, we are...

Cost: $75 per person

Where?
Embassy Suites Conference Center, La Vista
12520 Westport Parkway
La Vista, NE  68128
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-891-6911
Contact name: Lori Atkinson
Website »

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Medicare + Part D Made Easy

Whether you're about to turn 65 years old or already enrolled in Medicare, we're here to explain your options. Did you know you can make changes to your current Medicare plan during the annual...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Think Whole Person Healthcare
7100 West Center Road
Omaha, NE  68106
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: T7100 West Center Road
Telephone: 402-506-9127
Contact name: Terry Adams
Website »

Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskans Memories of World War I

In 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service when the United States entered the First World War. Many immigrants in Omaha had already joined the armies of their homelands...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for over 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. From polar bears in...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

An interactive exhibit highlighting technology and animation, from early technology concepts to competitive gaming. The exhibit highlights pop culture and allows guests to build their own game....

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where?
Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
ASHLAND, NE  68003
View map »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The visitor and education center’s indoor floral display hall will be festooned in autumn colors during the Japanese-inspired fall chrysanthemum show. The show articulates the beauty of the...

Cost: $5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Margie's Garden Gallery Show

Join us for Margie’s Garden celebrating new works by members of the Midwest Lampworkers Guild. The show will pay special tribute to the life of founding member Margie Shanahan whom we lost in...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Hot Shops Art Center
1301 Nicholas St
1
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Midwest Lampworkers Guild
Website »

11:00 AM

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

The Benefit Art Auction Exhibition will be on view, October 13–26, during public hours, Wednesday–Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM and until 9 PM on Thursdays. Free admission. The Benefit Art Auction...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Davina Schrier
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Posies and Pizza Opening Reception

Please join us at the opening reception for new work from the Midwest Lampworker's Guild. This special event is to honor the memory of founding member, Margie Shanahan. We will be building Margie's...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Hot Shops Art Center
1301 Nicholas St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Midwest Lampworkers Guild
Website »

Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for over 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. From polar bears in...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskans Memories of World War I

In 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service when the United States entered the First World War. Many immigrants in Omaha had already joined the armies of their homelands...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The visitor and education center’s indoor floral display hall will be festooned in autumn colors during the Japanese-inspired fall chrysanthemum show. The show articulates the beauty of the...

Cost: $5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

An interactive exhibit highlighting technology and animation, from early technology concepts to competitive gaming. The exhibit highlights pop culture and allows guests to build their own game....

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where?
Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
ASHLAND, NE  68003
View map »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Margie's Garden Gallery Show

Join us for Margie’s Garden celebrating new works by members of the Midwest Lampworkers Guild. The show will pay special tribute to the life of founding member Margie Shanahan whom we lost in...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Hot Shops Art Center
1301 Nicholas St
1
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Midwest Lampworkers Guild
Website »

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

PurseOnalities

The Child Saving Institute Guild Board presents "PurseOnalities," a FUNdraising luncheon to benefit CSI's kids. Shop local boutiques that will donate a percentage of their sales back to the agency....

Cost: $100

Where?
Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Child Saving Institute Guild Board
Telephone: 402-504-3664
Contact name: Anna Willey
Website »

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

PurseOnalities

Join us for a FUNdraising luncheon to benefit the children and families that Child Saving Institute serves. Shop local boutiques and vendors who will donate a portion of their sales to the agency....

Cost: $100

Where?
Hilton Hotel & Conference Center
1001 Cass St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Child Saving Institute Guild Board
Telephone: 402-504-3664
Contact name: Anna Willey
Website »

11:00 AM

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

The Benefit Art Auction Exhibition will be on view, October 13–26, during public hours, Wednesday–Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM and until 9 PM on Thursdays. Free admission. The Benefit Art Auction...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Davina Schrier
Website »

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

PurseOnalities

The Child Saving Institute Guild Board presents "PurseOnalities," a FUNdraising luncheon to benefit CSI's kids. Shop local boutiques that will donate a percentage of their sales back to the agency....

Cost: $100

Where?
Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Child Saving Institute Guild Board
Telephone: 402-504-3664
Contact name: Anna Willey
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Free, Private Showing of Aging Out

Omaha Home for Boys is hosting a private showing of the moving docudrama Aging Out – What Happens When You’re Too Old for Foster Care? on October 18, 2018, at 6 p.m. at Aksarben Cinema. The...

Cost: Free

Where?
Aksarben Cinema
2110 S 67th Street
Omaha, NE
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Home for Boy
Telephone: 402-457-7034
Contact name: Jan Fry
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Living Your Yes with RA

Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis is a life-changing experience. But there’s a lot you can do to take control of your situation – and we’re here to help you. This free event is an...

Cost: free

Where?
Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center
6400 University Drive South
Omaha, NE
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Arthritis Foundation
Telephone: 515-297-8189
Contact name: Corrine Grace-Reyes
Website »

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Why Not? – A seminar series designed exclusively for women leaders

Do you want to become a stronger leader by understanding how to use your strengths and weaknesses? Then this unique series is for you. This powerful multi-session program enables women to say...

Cost: $500 before Sept 6, $600 after Sept 6

Where?
College of St. Mary's - Warde Conference Center
7000 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE  68018
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Right Reflection
Telephone: 402-871-8424
Contact name: Pam Hernandez
Website »

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

90s Trivia at Nebraska Brewing Company

America's Pub Quiz is taking you back to the day, & we're 'bout-it 'bout-it. Come play our FREE, LIVE quiz all about the 1990s on Thursday, October 18th. News, sports, fashion, tv & music......

Cost: FREE ~ Reservations are Required

Where?
Nebraska Brewing Co
6950 South 108th Street
La Vista, NE  68128
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Brewing Co.
Telephone: 402-934-7988
Contact name: Angela Arp
Website »

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Social Justice and Faith: Faith Rooted in Activism with Rev. Traci Blackmon

How are Christians called into conversations about race and diversity? Open up to an expanded understanding of church as a sacred launching pad of community engagement and change. With special...

Cost: $10 available online at Eventbrite.com

Where?
Countryside Community Church
8787 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE  68114
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Center for Faith Studies
Telephone: 402-391-0350
Contact name: Courtney Holiday
Website »

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Social Justice and Faith: Faith Rooted in Activism with Rev. Traci Blackmon

How are we as Christians called into conversations on race and diversity? Open up to an expanded understanding of church as a sacred launching pad of community engagement and change. Special local...

Cost: $10 available online at Eventbrite.com

Where?
Countryside Community Church
8787 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE  68114
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Center for Faith Studies
Telephone: 402-391-0350
Contact name: Courtney Holiday
Website »

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

She Kills Monsters

Written by Qui Nguyen Delve into the alternate universe of Dungeons & Dragons, filled with a five-eyed dragon, homicidal fairies and loads of 90s pop culture nostalgia. Following the death of her...

Cost: http://www.omahaplayhouse.com/tickets/

Where?
The Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskans Memories of World War I

In 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service when the United States entered the First World War. Many immigrants in Omaha had already joined the armies of their homelands...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for over 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. From polar bears in...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Youth Fall Cleanup

Each fall, Keep Omaha Beautiful conducts a large-scale cleanup event in which local youth groups pick up litter and recyclable items from public sites all around the city of Omaha. Participants...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Various parks, trails, schools, and neighborhoods
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Keep Omaha Beautiful
Telephone: 402-444-7774
Contact name: Alyssa Cody
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

An interactive exhibit highlighting technology and animation, from early technology concepts to competitive gaming. The exhibit highlights pop culture and allows guests to build their own game....

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where?
Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
ASHLAND, NE  68003
View map »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The visitor and education center’s indoor floral display hall will be festooned in autumn colors during the Japanese-inspired fall chrysanthemum show. The show articulates the beauty of the...

Cost: $5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Margie's Garden Gallery Show

Join us for Margie’s Garden celebrating new works by members of the Midwest Lampworkers Guild. The show will pay special tribute to the life of founding member Margie Shanahan whom we lost in...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Hot Shops Art Center
1301 Nicholas St
1
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Midwest Lampworkers Guild
Website »

11:00 AM

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

The Benefit Art Auction Exhibition will be on view, October 13–26, during public hours, Wednesday–Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM and until 9 PM on Thursdays. Free admission. The Benefit Art Auction...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Davina Schrier
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5:30 PM -

BETHLEHEM HOUSE ABOVE & BEYOND 2018 BENEFIT

Join Us to Celebrate Those That Go Above & Beyond..

Cost: 125

Where?
Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capital District
222 N. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Bethlehem House
Telephone: 402-502-9224
Contact name: Renee
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Journey Through Time

The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum is hosting a gala to raise awareness and support for the Museum’s mission – to preserve the history of Strategic Air Command, the Cold War, and...

Cost: $150

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 W Park Hwy
Ashland, NE  68003
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bluejay Jamboree

Join us for a night to celebrate Bluejay student-athletes on Friday, October 19 at Hilton Omaha downtown! Hosted by Creighton Athletics and event chairpersons Janie and Harry Hoch, Jr. Enjoy...

Cost: $190 per ticket

Where?
Hilton Omaha Downtown
, NE

For more information:
Telephone: 402-280-5577
Contact name: Creighton Athletics
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7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Pagliacci

Passion, jealousy, and rage collide for Nedda and her husband Canio, leaders of a troupe of traveling street performers. The love triangle they enact on stage is, for them, all too real and all too...

Cost: $19-99

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Opera Omaha
Telephone: 402-346-7372
Contact name: Rebecca Ihnen
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7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

She Kills Monsters

Written by Qui Nguyen Delve into the alternate universe of Dungeons & Dragons, filled with a five-eyed dragon, homicidal fairies and loads of 90s pop culture nostalgia. Following the death of her...

Cost: http://www.omahaplayhouse.com/tickets/

Where?
The Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132
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Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for over 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. From polar bears in...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
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Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskans Memories of World War I

In 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service when the United States entered the First World War. Many immigrants in Omaha had already joined the armies of their homelands...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
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Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Youth Fall Cleanup

Each fall, Keep Omaha Beautiful conducts a large-scale cleanup event in which local youth groups pick up litter and recyclable items from public sites all around the city of Omaha. Participants...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Various parks, trails, schools, and neighborhoods
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Keep Omaha Beautiful
Telephone: 402-444-7774
Contact name: Alyssa Cody
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

An interactive exhibit highlighting technology and animation, from early technology concepts to competitive gaming. The exhibit highlights pop culture and allows guests to build their own game....

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where?
Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
ASHLAND, NE  68003
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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skutt Catholic Chic Boutique

The Skutt Catholic Parent Association’s annual Chic Boutique is Sat., Oct. 20th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Start your holiday shopping at over 120 craft and direct sales booths, enjoy lunch at the...

Cost: $2

Where?
Skutt Catholic High Schoolic
3131 S. 156th Street
Omaha, NE  68130
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For more information:
Sponsor: Skutt Catholic Parents Association
Telephone: 402-330-0818
Contact name: Skutt Catholic Chic Boutique
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Veterans Resource Fair

The Veteran Resource Fair is designed to bring organizations in our surrounding community that offer services to the Veteran population together, on one day, to promote their services and programs...

Cost: Free

Where?
HETRA Barn
10130 S 222nd Street
Gretna, NE  68028
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For more information:
Sponsor: HETRA
Telephone: 402-359-8830
Contact name: Jodi Teal
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Scout Merit Badge: Railroading

Complete your Railroading Merit Badge at Omaha’s own Union Station! During the peak of train travel in Omaha, this building welcomed over 10,000 people a day traveling by train. Scouts will...

Cost: is $8/member, $10/non-member, and $5/chaperone. Troop leaders are admitted at no

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fall Chrysanthemum Show

The visitor and education center’s indoor floral display hall will be festooned in autumn colors during the Japanese-inspired fall chrysanthemum show. The show articulates the beauty of the...

Cost: $5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Margie's Garden Gallery Show

Join us for Margie’s Garden celebrating new works by members of the Midwest Lampworkers Guild. The show will pay special tribute to the life of founding member Margie Shanahan whom we lost in...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Hot Shops Art Center
1301 Nicholas St
1
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Midwest Lampworkers Guild
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Trick or Treat with the Animals

Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Admission price $5.00 per trick or treater (adults accompanying child are free) ****Admission includes a ticket for a hayride!****...

Cost: $5/trick or treater (accompanying adults are free)

Where?
ESU #3 - 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: Gifford Farm
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11:00 AM

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

The Benefit Art Auction Exhibition will be on view, October 13–26, during public hours, Wednesday–Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM and until 9 PM on Thursdays. Free admission. The Benefit Art Auction...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where?
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-341-7130
Contact name: Davina Schrier
Website »

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Scout Merit Badge: Textiles

Did you know that The Durham Museum is home to an incredible collection of historic textiles? Our collection, in addition to modern pieces, will be used to show Scouts amazing examples of real-life...

Cost: $8/members and $10/non-members ($5 per chaperone)

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

She Kills Monsters

Written by Qui Nguyen Delve into the alternate universe of Dungeons & Dragons, filled with a five-eyed dragon, homicidal fairies and loads of 90s pop culture nostalgia. Following the death of her...

Cost: http://www.omahaplayhouse.com/tickets/

Where?
The Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132
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8:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Spooky Forest Fun Run

ALL LEVELS WELCOME – run, walk, hike -Wear your Halloween Costume for a More Spooktacular Time! -Bring a Headlamp or Flash Light to Guide Your Way, the woods are dark! After party with...

Cost: $15

Where?
Mt. Crescent Ski Area
17026 Snowhill Lane
Honey Creek, IA  51545
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For more information:
Sponsor: Mt. Crescent Ski Area
Telephone: 402-594-5406
Contact name: Chris Andrew
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Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskans Memories of World War I

In 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service when the United States entered the First World War. Many immigrants in Omaha had already joined the armies of their homelands...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for over 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. From polar bears in...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

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Journey Through Time

Journey Through Time

2018.10.19

The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum is hosting a gala to raise awareness and support for the Museum’s mission – to preserve the...

Trick or Treat with the Animals

Trick or Treat with the Animals

2018.10.20

Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Admission price $5.00 per trick or treater (adults accompanying child are free) ****Admission...

Support the Girls

Support the Girls

2018.10.21

Olde Towne Elkhorn is proud to be a part of "Support the Girls", a local event to bring awareness to breast cancer. Money raised will be donated...

Changemakers 2018

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2018.10.23

Changemakers is our annual celebration of the people who improve the lives of children in Nebraska and across the country. Each year, we bring in...

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Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

Game On: The History and Science of Gaming

2018.09.22

An interactive exhibit highlighting technology and animation, from early technology concepts to competitive gaming. The exhibit highlights pop...

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

BENEFIT ART AUCTION EXHIBITION

2018.10.13

The Benefit Art Auction Exhibition will be on view, October 13–26, during public hours, Wednesday–Saturday, 11 AM–5 PM and until 9 PM on...

Journey Through Time

Journey Through Time

2018.10.19

The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum is hosting a gala to raise awareness and support for the Museum’s mission – to preserve the...

Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskans Memories of World War I

2018.08.18

In 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service when the United States entered the First World War. Many immigrants in...

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