Explore! is our guide to daytrip-worthy excursions outside of the Omaha area. This calendar lists attractions across Nebraska and surrounding states, cities, and towns.

Submit upcoming event information to editintern@omahapublications.com. Events must be received four (or more) months in advance for consideration. 

Color the Wind Kite Festival

January/February 2020 Explore! Calendar

January 2, 2020 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm.  Nebraska Illusionist Joshua Jordan Jan. 11 at GI Free Church, Grand Island. Illusionist Joshua Jordan reads minds and performs tricks for […]

Explore Calendar Nov/Dec 2019

November/December 2019 Explore! Calendar

November 15, 2019 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm. Nebraska American PoP Nov. 8 at Merryman Performing Arts Center, Kearney This band will perform all their hits during their concert […]

Brewfest on a lake

October 2019 Explore! Calendar

September 25, 2019 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!, Omaha Magazine

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm. Nebraska 44th National Old Time Music Festival Oct. 3-6 at Christiansen Field House, Fremont. Three stages, four days, and endless entertainers. Goers […]

Pumpkins and kids at Harvest Fair

September 2019 Explore Calendar

August 23, 2019 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!, Omaha Magazine

For Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm. Nebraska Plattsmouth Harvest Festival Sept. 5-8 at various locations, Plattsmouth. This four-day annual festival—that was once a corn festival […]

Explore Calendar | July & August 2019 | Omaha Magazine Publication

July/August 2019 Explore Calendar

June 13, 2019 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!

For Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm. Nebraska Uncle Sam Jam! July 3 at Oak Lake Park, Lincoln. This is Lincoln’s official celebration of Independence Day, […]

June 2019 Explore Calendar

June 2019 Explore!

May 20, 2019 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!, Omaha Magazine

For Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm. Nebraska Ninth Annual Veterans Freedom Music Festival June 1 at the Railyard in the Haymarket in Lincoln. The annual […]

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May 2019 Explore!

April 18, 2019 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!, Omaha Magazine

For Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm. Nebraska Space Day 2019 May 4 at Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, Ashland. Guests can celebrate the 50th […]

Arturo Sandoval playing trumpet in suit, with black background

March/April 2019 Explore!

February 14, 2019 · Posted In: Explore!, Omaha Magazine

For Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri This calendar was printed in the January/February 2019 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe. Nebraska Twelfth Annual Polar Bear Tank Race March 1 & 2 at Middle Loup River near […]

January/February 2019 Explore! Day Trip Destinations

January/February 2019 Explore!

January 3, 2019 · Posted In: Explore!, Omaha Magazine

For Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri This calendar was printed in the January/February 2019 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe. Nebraska Paul Shaffer & The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra Jan. 10 at Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln. […]

November/December 2018 Explore!

October 29, 2018 · Posted In: Explore!, Omaha Magazine

For Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri This calendar was printed in the November/December 2018 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe. Nebraska Hayrack Ride, Storytelling, and S’mores Through Nov. 10, Friday & Saturday evenings at Lied […]