August 28, 2017 by
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Featured Event

March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction 2017
Embassy Suites-La Vista
signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org

Local chefs will prepare culinary delights to raise money for research, education, and prevention of birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. Eat and support a good cause while participating in the Live Auction and Fund the Mission at Embassy Suites-La Vista on Oct. 5 (5-9:30 p.m.).


September/October Charitable Events

Fourth annual 9/11 benefit at Omaha Design Center

Sept. 7 (5-9 p.m.)
Fourth Annual 9/11 Memorial Benefit
Benefiting: The First Responders Foundation
Location: Omaha Design Center
firstrespondersomaha.org/event/4th-annual-911-memorial-benefit

Sept. 7 (5-9 p.m.)
11th Annual Brew Haha
Benefiting: Habitat for Humanity
Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village
habitatomaha.org/brewhaha

Sept. 8 (7-9:30 p.m.)
Wings & Wheels
Benefiting: Ronald McDonald House Charities Omaha
Location: Signature Flight Support
rmhcomaha.org/fundraising-events/wings-wheels

Sept. 9 (5-9 p.m.)
Vintage Affaire Gala
Benefiting: Autism Action Partnership
Location: La Vista Conference Center
autismaction.org/events/vintage-affaire-gala

Sept. 9 (9-10:30 a.m.)
23rd Annual Siena/Francis House 5K Walk/Run
Benefiting: Siena/Francis House
Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village
siennafrancis.org

Destino Dinner at Baxter Arena

Sept. 9 (6-9 p.m.)
Destino Dinner 2017
Location: Baxter Arena
Benefiting: Latino Center of the Midlands
501auctions.com/destino

Sept. 10 (8 a.m.)
Fight For Air Corporate Cup
Benefiting: American Lung Association
Location: Aksarben Village
action.lung.org

Sept. 10 (noon-4 p.m.)
Out of the Darkness Walk
Benefiting: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Location: Lewis & Clark Landing
afsp.donordrive.com

Sept. 10 (1-5 p.m.)
Taste of Florence
Benefiting: Senior Health Foundation
Location: Florence Home Healthcare
tasteofflorence.net

Sept. 15-17 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show
Benefiting: Lauritzen Gardens
Location: Lauritzen Gardens
omahaantiqueshow.org

Sept. 15 (5:30-9 p.m.)
Zoofari 2017: Night of the Tiger
Benefiting: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Location: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
omahazoofoundation.org

Sept. 22 (6-9 p.m.)
Open Space Soiree 2017
Benefiting: KANEKO
Location: KANEKO
thekaneko.org

Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day at Champion’s Run

Sept. 22 (6-9 p.m.)
Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day
Benefiting: Project Harmony
Location: Champion’s Run
projectharmony.com

Sept. 22 (6-9 p.m.)
30th Birthday Gala
Benefiting: Voices for Children Nebraska
Location: Omaha Design Center
voicesforchildren.com

Sept. 15-24
Omaha Restaurant Week
Benefiting: Food Bank for the Heartland
Location: varies
facebook.com/omaharestaurantweek

Sept. 28 (5:30-9 p.m.)
Night in the Neighborhood: Celebrating 10 Years
Benefiting: Completely KIDS
Location: Founders One Nine
completelykids.org/events

Sept. 28 (5-8:30 p.m.)
Love your Neighbor Annual Auction & Dinner
Benefiting: Open Door Mission
Location: Embassy Suites Conference Center
opendoormission.org/news-and-events

Ice Cub is the featured speaker at the Imagine Our Youth Fundraiser at Embassy Suites La Vista

Sept. 29 (6:15-9:30 p.m.)
Imagine Our Youth Fundraising Celebration
Benefiting: Omaha Home for Boys
Location: Embassy Suites La Vista
omahahomeforboys.org

Sept. 30 (6-10 p.m.)
Black Tie Harvest for Scholarships
Benefiting: Iowa Western Student Scholarships
Location: Iowa Western Kanesville Arena
foundation.iwcc.edu/blacktie

Sept. 30 (6-9 p.m.)
Nebraska Ataxia Engagement Party
Benefiting: Nebraska Ataxia
Location: Creighton Preparatory School
nebraskaataxia.org/events

Oct. 1 (4-7 p.m.)
Blues & Barbecue Harvest Party
Benefiting: No More Empty Pots and Florence Mill
Location: Florence Mill
nmepomaha.org

Oct. 5 (5-9:30 p.m.)
Signature Chefs Auction
Benefiting: March of Dimes
Location: Embassy Suites La Vista
signaturechefs.org/omaha

Oct. 6 (7-10 p.m.)
Hops & Grapes Fall Festival, A Special Benefit for Partnership 4 Kids
Benefiting: Partnership 4 Kids
Location: Founders One-Nine
p4k.org

Komen Nebraska Race for the Cure Oct. 8 at Baxter Arena

Oct. 8 (7-10 a.m.)
Komen Nebraska Race for the Cure
Benefiting: Susan G. Komen Great Plains
Location: Baxter Arena
komengreatplains.org

Oct. 10 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Changemakers 2017
Benefiting: Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
Location: Embassy Suites La Vista
nebraskachildren.org

Oct. 13 (5-9 p.m.)
HomeGrown
Benefiting: Nebraska Children’s Home Society
Location: Nebraska Brewing Co. Taproom
nchs.org

Oct. 14 (3-8 p.m.)
HEALs to the Pavement for Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Benefiting: HEALing Embrace
Location: Lake Zorinsky
healingembrace.org

Legacy Gala Oct. 13 at DC Centre

Oct. 13 (6:30-11 p.m.)
Legacy Gala 2017
Benefiting: Women on a Mission for Change
Location: DC Centre
womenonamissionomaha.org/legacy-gala

Oct. 19 (6-9:30 p.m.)
44th Woman of the Year Gala, Honoring Melissa Marvin
Benefiting: Arthritis Foundation Nebraska
Location: Omaha Marriott
arthritis.org/nebraska

Oct. 21 (10 a.m.-noon)
Quarter Mania
Benefiting: Open Door Mission
Location: Garland Thompson Men’s Center
opendoormission.org/news-and-events

Oct. 21 and 22 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Kids and Clays Sporting Clays Tournament
Benefiting: Ronald McDonald House Charities
Location: Oak Creek Sporting Club
rmhcomaha.org/clays

Oct. 22 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Ladle of Love
Benefiting: Open Door Mission
Location: Garland Thompson Men’s Center
opendoormission.org/news-and-events

Oct. 27 (5:30-9:30 p.m.)
Benefit Art Auction
Benefiting: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Location: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
bemiscenter.org/benefit

Oct. 28 (6-9 p.m.)
Aksarben Coronation and Scholarship Ball
Benefiting: Aksarben Foundation
Location: Baxter Arena
aksarben.org

Oct. 28 (7-11 p.m.)
Masquerade at the Castle
Benefiting: Joslyn Castle Trust
Location: Joslyn Castle
joslyncastle.com