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. 

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 […]

September/October 2018 Explore!

September 5, 2018 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!

Nebraska The Museum Builders: A Story of Fossils and Friendship Through summer 2019 at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall, 645 N. 14th St. Visitors can learn about the history of paleontology […]