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Welcome to the Weekend Events

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KETVWelcome to the Weekend

Welcome to the Weekend and that freedom you feel when you can just relax and enjoy. From festivals, live music and art shows, to sporting events, stage productions and special events, there are a variety of fun ways to enjoy the weekend in Omaha.

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Tour de Zoo

July 31, 2014

Bring your bike and ride during Tour de Zoo, a family fun event including dinner, snacks and refreshments plus special animal encounters during the fun-filled evening. Reservations are required.  ...

Friday Night Wine Down

September 13, 2013 to September 26, 2014 (Every Friday)

Join Nebraska at the Market and The Addicted Cup coffee house for live local music, complimentary food and just a good relaxing time. Perfect way to end the work week and start the weekend!

Chocolate and Pastry Bus Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Saturday)

This bus tour will take you in comfort all over the city for a sample of some of the most delectable delicacies you will find. Our tour guides will entertain you with history and tales of Omaha along ...

Midtown Walking Food Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Join us on a tasting adventure. Our tour guides will take you to a selection of Omaha's tastiest eateries and culinary shops in the Midtown area. Along the way, you will hear a little history and tale...

Old Market Walking Food Tour

April 03, 2014 (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Join us on a tasting adventure. Our tour guides will introduce you to some of Omaha's tastiest and well-loved eateries in the Old Market while delighting you with history and tales of our great city.

TypecastRecast

April 27, 2014 to October 01, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: 12th Street between Mike Fahey and Douglas Streets
  • Admission: Free
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TypecastRecast presents six extraordinary public works of art that examine stereotype, start community conversation and foster a more respectful and hate-free world. 

Boys Town Student Art Show

May 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 137th & W Dodge Rd, Boys Town, NE 68010
  • Venue: Boys Town
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Boys Town high school and grade school art students put their best artistic efforts on display at the Hall of History. 

Visions of Lewis & Clark Exhibit

May 12, 2014 to August 23, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Monday- Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm; Saturday 1:00-5:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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30 kites will commemorate Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery expedition and will be on view at participating locations throughout the metro area.

Murder Mystery Dinner Show: Dinner Detective Omaha

May 17, 2014 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Enjoy a delicious 4 course meal, award winning show, interrogations, clues prizes and so much more!

Design Zone

May 24, 2014 to September 14, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Times: 10:00am- 5:00pm
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors 62+ $7, Kids $6, Members & 2 and Under are Free
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Discover the secrets behind how music producers, roller coaster designers, and other creative problem solvers do what they do. Recently named one of the must-see exhibits of the summer by USA Today!&...

Dinos: The Big Dig

May 24, 2014 to September 07, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 500 South 20th Street, Omaha, NE 61802
  • Venue: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Times: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00am- 5:00pm; Thursday 10:00am- 8:00pm; Saturday 9:00am- 5:00pm; Sunday 1:00- 5:00pm
  • Admission: $2 Added to Museum Admission
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Explore giant roaring, robotic dinosaurs, unearth fossils in a two story dig pit, pan for real gemstones in the treasure creek and hop aboard the Dino-Train for a ride among these prehistoric creature...

2013 Carver Bank Residents Exhibition

May 30, 2014 to August 16, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Carver Bank
  • Address: 2416 Lake Street, Omaha, NE 68111
  • Times: 10:30am- 4:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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This exhibition features our first group of Carver Bank alumni and celebrates the wide range of work they create. It features paintings, interactive displays and poetry.

Family Fun Nights at Fun Plex

May 30, 2014 to August 30, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 7003 Q St, Omaha, NE 68117
  • Venue: Fun Plex
  • Times: 7:30pm- 11:00pm
  • Admission: $59.95 Per Family
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Whip and spin with mom and dad on the classic Tilt-a-Whirl, splash your brother or sister on the bumper boats, and see who in your family is King of the Road on the Fun Plex Speedway Go-Kart Track. Fa...

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

May 30, 2014 to August 22, 2014 (Every Friday)

Live bands include a mix of jazz, blues, classic rock, country, and funk. Various merchant prizes, free face painting, balloon art and other giveaways for kids. Outdoor seating is available.

Rockbrook Village® Friday Concerts

June 06, 2014 to August 29, 2014 (Recurring daily)

Local musicians entertain families every Friday night throughout the summer. Bring Granny, a date or the kids and a lawn chair for a delightful evening. Dine and shop in Rockbrook Village before the...

Mark di Suvero: River's Edge Park

June 07, 2014 to September 07, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues - Wed and Fri - Sun/10:00am - 4:00pm; Thurs/10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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Coinciding with the installation of a monumental sculpture by Mark di Suvero at River’s Edge Park, this complementary exhibition of the artist’s work, including studies for the River&rsquo...

Yellowstone and the West: The Chromolithographs of Thomas Moran

June 07, 2014 to September 07, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday- Sunday 10:00am- 4:00pm; Thursday 10:00am- 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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In 1876, Louis Prang published a portfolio of fifteen chromolithographs after watercolors by the renowned painter Thomas Moran. This was one of the first illustrated publications about the West to be ...

Baseball at Boys Town, 1917 - Today

June 13, 2014 to September 30, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 137th & W Dodge Rd, Boys Town, NE 68010
  • Venue: Boys Town
  • Times: 10am-4pm
  • Admission: Free
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Boys Town has a long history of baseball including visits from legends of the game, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Ted Williams. Explore the history from 1917 to today. 

James Nares' Street

June 21, 2014 to September 21, 2014 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues - Wed and Fri - Sun/10:00am - 4:00pm; Thurs/10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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A mesmerizing video filmed on the streets of New York City, creates a fluid narrative that transforms people’s movements and gestures into an elegant, slow-motion choreography.

Stingray Beach

June 26, 2014 to October 01, 2014

Come hand to fin with cownose, Southern and Atlantic stingrays at the zoo's newest interactive exhibit!  Touch, feed and interact with these aquatic creatures as they glide through an 80-foot-lon...

OFF SITE: Prefabrication and the Home

June 27, 2014 to August 23, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Monday- Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm; Saturday 1:00- 5:00pm
  • Admission: FREE
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Offers the public an opportunity to examine close-up contemporary prefab models, interpret and reconsider new building formats, and come away with a new vision for the future of off-site manufacturing...

Studio Poché

June 27, 2014 to August 23, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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Studio Poché students moved into fertile territory designing two projects, Synergy Pod and FabLab. Synergy Pod explored mobile, small-scale enclosures while FabLab investigated fabrication tech...

Truck-A-Tecture Exhibit

June 27, 2014 to August 23, 2014 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Monday - Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm; Saturday 1:00- 5:00pm
  • Admission: Free
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Examines architecture as redefined by mobility and technical expansion.  This exhibition will feature trucks, trailers, pre-fab home designs, custom architecture and road movies. Leaders in the f...

Guerrero - Seven Regions of Art & Tradition

July 18, 2014 to August 09, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Tues, Thurs 1:00 - 5:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.40; College Students w/ID $4; Members Free
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The exhibit celebrates the art that encompasses the colorful traditions throughout the state of Guerrero.

Miguel Angel Casco Arroyo

July 18, 2014 to September 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Tuesday & Thursday 1:00 - 5:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Admission: General- $5; Seniors & K-12- $3.40; College Students with ID- $4; Members- Free
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Contemporary paintings and drawings.  

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