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. 

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May 2019 Explore!

April 18, 2019 · Posted In: Calendar, 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 Space Day 2019 May 4 at Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, Ashland. Guests can celebrate […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

July/August 2018 Explore!

June 20, 2018 · Posted In: Explore!, Omaha Magazine

Nebraska Uncle Sam Jam! July 3 at Oak Lake Park, First and Charleston streets, Lincoln. Bring the whole family to Lincoln’s official celebration of Independence Day, featuring food, music, fireworks, and more. 402-441-7547. —lincoln.ne.gov  Annual […]

2018 May/June Explore!

May 2, 2018 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!, Omaha Magazine

Nebraska Cranes: Taking Flight Through May 13 at the Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave., Kearney. This showcase contains various art forms aimed at capturing the magic of the annual migration of the sandhill crane […]

2018 March/April Explore!

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!, Omaha Magazine

Nebraska Marvelous Maples Through March 10 at Lied Lodge & Conference Center, 611 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City. Guests will learn how maple syrup is made and be able to sample sap straight from the tree […]

2018 January/February Explore!

December 27, 2017 · Posted In: Calendar, Explore!, Omaha Magazine

Nebraska Winter Fun Exhibit Weekends in January at Arbor Lodge Mansion, 2611 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City. Explore special displays filled with antique ice skates, sleds, snow shoes, and more. Learn the history of these favorite […]

2017 November/December Explore!

October 29, 2017 · Posted In: Explore!

State of Nebraska Nebraska: Thomas Hart Benton—MONA Collection. Through Feb. 25, Museum of Nebraska Art, 2401 Central Ave., Kearney. Celebrate Nebraska’s 150th statehood anniversary with this MONA exhibit, which will show the only 28-piece set of […]