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From festivals, sporting events and live music to art shows, stage productions and special exhibits, you'll find a variety of events to enjoy when you visit Omaha.

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RAW Omaha Presents GRANDEUR

March 06, 2015

This multi-faceted artistic showcase features a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist. Fashionable attire, ages 1...

Robert Irvine LIVE

March 06, 2015

Robert Irvine LIVE is a high energy, multimedia and multi-sensory theatrical experience. Witness the challenging nature of the TV show, Dinner: Impossible, as this interactive show provides opportunit...

28th Annual Orchid Show and Sale

March 07, 2015 to March 08, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Address: 100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Children ages 6-12, Free for Children under 6 & Members

View orchid displays from local to international vendors and growers, and return home with a plant of your own; an array of orchids will be available for purchase.

ABBA MANIA @ Slowdown

March 08, 2015
  • Address: 729 N 14th St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Slowdown
  • Times: From: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Admission: $15
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Dig out those platforms and dust down those flares! Relive special memories of when ABBA ruled the airwaves with ABBA MANIA, widely accepted as the world's number one touring ABBA production.

Omaha Fashion Week

March 10, 2015 to March 15, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Capitol District
  • Address: 11th & Capitol, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Times: Doors at 6:00 PM; Show at 8:00 PM
  • Admission: $40 - $80
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View the Fall/Winter Collections at the nation's fifth largest fashion event spotlighting fashion innovations and celebrating creative excellence.

Improv Genesis

July 24, 2014 (Every Thursday)
  • Address: 1618 Harney St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: The Backline
  • Times: From: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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See a mix of our most veteran improv players along with some up-and-comers. This is our night to experiment with new shows, so you might see something you've never seen ever before.

Game Night

July 25, 2014 (Every Friday)

The first hour is filled with our best improv teams, followed by our signature show 'Interrogated' where you confess and we make fun of, and we end with an improv competition.

Caribbean Waves Up North

September 19, 2014 to April 18, 2015 (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 $4; Members - Free
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Collective members address the universality of the immigrant experience: its crises of identity and longing for home.

Once Upon a Farm Exhibit

October 17, 2014 to April 12, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Address: 500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Times: Tues-Fri/10am-4pm; Sat/9am-5pm; Sun/1-5pm
  • Admission: $2 + regular admission/Free for members
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Explore the world of agriculture and learn where your food comes from with the help of interactive exhibit components like a center pivot & planting station, dairy cows, pedal track maze, and more...

BAM! It's a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels

November 08, 2014 to March 29, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Popular among young readers, graphic novels are known for their comic format. They are generally described as “sequential art." This exhibition features the work of Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Ma...

Luis Frías Leal Exhibit

December 20, 2014 to April 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 4701 South 25 Street, Omaha, NE 68107
  • Venue: El Museo Latino
  • Times: Check website for hours
  • Admission: General $5; Seniors & K-12 $3.50; College Students w/ID $4; Members Free
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This selection of works include paintings, drawings and collages that reveal emotional states as an artist and a man.

Crafting Characters: Georgiann Regan and 20 Years at the Omaha Community Playhouse

January 10, 2015 to April 12, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 801 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Durham Museum
  • Admission: Adult $9, Seniors $7, Children $6, Free Members
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For the last 20 years, Georgiann Regan has been a costume designer at the Omaha Community Playhouse. Explore the "behind the seams" world of 15 of your favorite characters.

Murder Mystery Dinner Show: Dinner Detective Omaha

January 10, 2015

America's largest murder mystery dinner show! Enjoy a delicious 4 course meal, award winning show, interrogations, clues prizes, and so much more!

Fabric of Survival Exhibit

January 15, 2015 to March 14, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 1111 Jones St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: M-F: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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In 1977, Holocaust survivor Esther Nisenthal Krinitz began creating works of fabric art. The trained seamstress created 36 remarkable fabric pictures, stitching the narrative of her story, beginning w...

Nature Connects 2: Art with LEGO® Bricks

January 17, 2015 to April 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Address: 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, NE 68108
  • Venue: Lauritzen Gardens
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $10 Adults/$5 for Children (6-12)/FREE for Children Under 6 & Garden Members
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View 27 new sculptures inspired by the natural world made entirely of 300,000 LEGO® bricks. Make your own LEGO® brick creations, and enjoy a variety of LEGO®-inspired events.

Dinosaurs Rock! Exhibit

January 20, 2015 to March 22, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 500 S. 20th St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Omaha Children's Museum
  • Times: Tues-Fri/10am-4pm; Sat/9am-5pm; Sun/1-5pm
  • Admission: $9 Adults 16-59 & Kids 2-15, $8 Seniors 60+, FREE for Children under 2 & Members
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Get rockin’ in this prehistoric exhibit that incorporates dinosaurs and dancing! Enjoy lights and music while exploring the world of paleontology among the giant, robotic dinosaurs.

Forever Young Family and Children's Series

January 24, 2015 to April 02, 2015 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Saturday)

Young movie lovers will be introduced to contemporary independent film and the rich history of cinema. Enjoy Microcosmos, Song of the Sea, The King and the Mockingbird and Little Women for matinee scr...

Classic Omaha Steakhouse Bus Tour

January 29, 2015 (Recurring every 4 weeks Thursday)

Come find out why Omaha is known for its beef! We will take you to to our longest running steakhouses where you will get to try different cuts of beef along with some tasty sides. Our guides will ente...

"These Old Rags" Quilt Exhibit

February 01, 2015 to April 15, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 2510 N 24th St, Omaha, NE 68110
  • Venue: Loves Jazz and Arts Center
  • Times: Tues-Fri: 11am-5pm/Sat: 11am-3pm
  • Admission: $5; Call for Special Pricing for Interactive Group Tours
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Join us this Black Heritage Month to celebrate quilting in America. View 37 stories told through shape, colors and patterns.

American Tapestry Biennial

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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View the American Tapestry Alliance’s Biennial exhibition on display. This international, juried, traveling exhibition highlights the best of international contemporary handwoven tapestry.

Fiber Legends

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Address: 1111 Jones St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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Fiber Legends explores the different ways in which fiber art conveys movement, captures and transmits culture, and functions as fine art through the works of Nick Cave, Sheila Hicks and Jon Eric ...

Florabunda

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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Florabunda, part of the collective exhibition FIBER, showcases bright designs of historically prominent fabric designers during the golden age of the Hawaiian shirt. Also on display will be historic p...

Global Threads

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones St., Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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The Global Threads exhibition will consist of the works, collections and scholarship for several FIBER artists from around the globe, including Yoshiko Wada (Japan), Jessica Hemmings, (Scotland) Mary ...

The Quilted Conscience Project

February 06, 2015 to April 25, 2015 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 1111 Jones Street, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Kaneko
  • Times: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/Sat: 1-5pm
  • Admission: Free
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Part of the FIBER collective exhibition, the Quilted Conscience Project is an arts education experience that fosters intergenerational and cross-cultural bonds between people who, otherwise, might nev...

Andrew Borowiec Exhibit

February 07, 2015 to May 17, 2015 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Address: 2200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68102
  • Venue: Joslyn Art Museum
  • Times: Tues - Wed & Fri - Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Thurs 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Andrew Borowiec has been photographing the changing landscape of industrial America for more than 25 years. This Riley CAP Gallery installation features both black and white images from his Along the ...

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