May 20, 2019 by and
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Exhibitions
Stage Performances
Concerts
Family & More

Exhibitions

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design
Opening June 1 at Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St. Pulling this familiar everyday object out from under the desk and dining table, The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design surprises visitors with the imaginative style and creativity found in a seemingly humble piece of furniture. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 college students with ID, free for Joslyn members and children 17 and under. 402.342.3300.
joslyn.org

Depth & Accumulation
Through June 2 at Fred Simon Gallery, 1004 Farnam St. Painters Carolyn Albrecht and Jennifer Radil sift through the ebb.and.flow nature of their medium, the self, the stories they create, and the balance of depth and frivolity. Admission: free. 402.595.2122.
artscouncil.nebraska.gov

Group show
June 4-30 at Artist’s Cooperative Gallery, 405 S. 11th St. Multimedia artist Dwayne Adams, glass artist Marcia Joffee Bouska, ceramic artist Tom Quest, and sculptor Pete Wroblewski will present their latest artworks at this show. An opening reception will be held June 7.  Admission: free. 402.342.9617.
artistscoopomaha.com

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family
Opening June 8 at the Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St. This multimedia exhibit educates visitors about the newly.revised tyrannosaur family tree and includes more than 10 life.sized dinosaur specimens on display. Admission: $11 adults, $8 seniors (62+), $7 children, free for members and children under 2. 402.444.5071.
durhammuseum.org

Traditional Masks
Opening June 8 at El Museo Latino, 4701 S. 25th St. This exhibition showcases a selection of masks that have been created for use during annual celebrations, festivals, and while performing traditional dances. Admission: free. 402.731.1137.
elmuseolatino.org

Alison O’Daniel’s Heavy Air and Lui Shtini’s Tempos
Through June 15 at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St. O’Daniel creates cinema, performances, and visual arts that visualize not having access to sound. Shtini’s painting technique uses layers of underpainting and brushstrokes while his drawings are of charcoal and graphite. Admission: free. 402.341.7130.
bemiscenter.org

Alison O'Daniel piece

Nature’s Colorful Threads
Through June 17 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. This exhibit by the Omaha Weavers and Spinners Guild celebrates how the fibers and dyes found in nature can become works of art. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children, free for members and children under 6. 402.346.4002.
lauritzengardens.org

Patriotic Perches Exhibit
Opening June 18 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. This exhibit showcases 51 hand-crafted birdhouses made by Richard Yost. The pieces educate visitors about state birds and give a unique combination of art, geography, and horticulture knowledge. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children, free for members and children under 6. 402.346.4002.
lauritzengardens.org

Portraits by Reagan D. Pufall
Opening June 20 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. Reagan D. Pufall, originally from North Dakota, uses his exhibit to challenge the viewer to a staring contest with the mantis. The portraits are up close and personal and show the resemblance between mantis and man. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children, free for members and children under 6. 402.346.4002.
lauritzengardens.org

American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Through June 23 at the Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St. This exhibit explores America’s “of, by, and for the people” government. It features multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations. Admission: $11 adults, $8 seniors (62+), $7 children (3-12). Free for children 2 years and under and members. 402.444.5071.
durhammuseum.org

Brent Witters
Through June 26 at Modern Arts Midtown, 3615 Dodge St. Witters is a mixed.media artist who uses discarded materials to make a social statement on environmentalism and the consumer.based society. This show also features artists Barbara Kendrick and William Loveless. Admission: free. 402.502.8737.
modernartsmidtown.com

I Remember When: An Oral History Project
June 27 at Great Plains Black History Museum, 2505 N. 24th St. Guests can stop by and learn about how to focus on collecting and documenting family history and why it is important. Admission: free. 402.932.7077.
gpblackhistorymuseum.org

2019 Nebraska Artist Biennial
Through Aug. 5 at Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth St. This juried exhibition showcases some of the best Nebraska artists. The show will include drawing, printmaking, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics/pottery, multimedia/other, student art, and 3D art. Admission: free. 402.305.1510.
gallery1516.org

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Stage Performances

June 1 at The Backline Comedy Theatre, 1618 Harney St. This night of dirty comedy and adult stand up is for those age 21-plus and shamefully immature. The event recurs on the first Saturday of each month. Admission: $5. 402.720.7670.
backlinecomedy-com.seatengine.com

Diane Coffee
June 2 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. Diane Coffee’s music is characterized by intense instrumentation and lyricism with hints of psychedelic, funk, and doo.wop. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 advanced, $15 day of show. 402.345.7569.
theslowdown.com

The Blues of Knowing Why
June 2-16 at Union for Contemporary Arts, 2423 N. 24th St. This new play centers around 14-year-old Vivian Strong, who, on June 26, 1969, was killed by an Omaha Police officer. Her death divided a community and created a fracture that has never been resolved. Times vary. 402.933.3161.
u-ca.com

Dan Cummins
June 7-8 at the FunnyBone Comedy Club & Restaurant, 17305 Davenport St. Cummins’ unusual observations and unique autobiographical stand.up have earned him spots on The Tonight Show, Conan, and many other late-night programs. 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Tickets: $20-$50. 402.493.8036.
omaha.funnybone.com

Matilda: The Musical
June 7-30 at The Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St. Matilda is a youngster with an extraordinary imagination who learns to claim her destiny. The show is filled with high-energy dance numbers. Times vary. Tickets: $24.50-$29.50. 402.345.4849.
rosetheater.org

Leslie Odom Jr.
June 8-9 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Known for originating the role of Aaron Burr in Broadway’s smash hit Hamilton, Odom joins the Omaha Symphony for two performances. Times vary. Tickets: $19-$89. 402.345.0606.
ticketomaha.com

Leslie Odom Jr.

Broad Perspective Improv Show
June 13 at The Backline Comedy Theatre, 1618 Harney St. Broad Perspective is a comedy show made for women, by women. The theater invites all women, female-identifying, and gender-queer folks to these two “dude-less” comedy shows. 8 p.m. Admission: $5. 402.720.7670.
backlinecomedy-com.seatengine.com   

Tara Vaughan’s She Rocks
June 13-30 at the Howard Drew Theatre of Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St. Backed by an all-star band, Vaughan presents an evening of classic rock with a focus on female artists and songwriters of the 1960s to the 1980s. Thursdays-Saturdays 7:30 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m. Tickets: $30. 402.345.0606.
omahaplayhouse.com

Late Night at the Backline
June 13 at The Backline Comedy Theatre, 1618 Harney St. Host Cameron Logsdon presents this monthly night of local comedy and musical talent at the Backline. 10 p.m. Tickets: $8. 402.720.7670.
backlinecomedy-com.seatengine.com   

The Woodsman
Through June 16 at Bluebarn Theatre, 1106 10th St. A re-imagined tale about the origin of L. Frank Baum’s The Tin Woodman of Oz, The Woodsman gives the darkly beautiful, haunting, and heart-breaking story a new life through music, storytelling, and puppetry. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturdays, 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $35 general admission, $30 seniors (age 65+). 402.345.1576.
bluebarn.org

Shakespeare On the Green: All’s Well That Ends Well
June 20-23 at Elmwood Park, 411.1/2 N. Elmwood Road. Juno’s Swans’ all-female performance will dive into a world of mistruths, betrayal, and deceit, born of one woman’s obsessive love. Times vary. Admission: free. 402.280.2391.
nebraskashakespeare.com

Shakespeare On The Green: Hamlet
June 27-30 at Elmwood Park, 411.1/2 N. Elmwood Road. A young man returns home from school abroad to attend the funeral of his father. Soon after, he finds himself at the wedding of his mother and uncle. Shakespeare’s most popular tragedy journeys through a deep and painful inspection of humanity and mortality. Times vary. Admission: free. 402.280.2391.
nebraskashakespeare.com

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CONCERTS

This summer, local parks and other spaces will offer an eclectic array of live music, including rock, R&B, blues, jazz, and country from local musicians. These concert series, offered in some of Omaha’s most vibrant areas, will provide a fun night out.

Music and Memories (Shadow Lake Towne Center, 72nd Street and Highway 370): 6:30 p.m. Fridays

Music and Movies (La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Road): 7 p.m. June 7, July 19, and Aug. 9.

Music in the Park (Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl St., Council Bluffs): Wednesdays starting June 12

Music in the Park (Washington Park, 20th and Franklin streets, Bellevue): 7 p.m. Thursdays

Rockbrook Village (108th and Center streets): 7 p.m. Fridays

Saturdays @ Stinson (Stinson Park, 2285 S. 67th St. ): 7 p.m. Saturdays

Vibes (Village Pointe 17305 Davenport St.): 6:30 p.m. Thursdays

Mozart & Mahler
June 1 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. The Omaha Symphony will perform Mozart’s “Symphony No. 25” and Mahler’s “The Song of the Earth.” The performance features soloists Michelle DeYoung and Issachah Savage. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $19-72. 402.345.0606.
omahasymphony.org

The Strumbellas
June 8 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. The group known for dark, introspective music recently released an album of punching backbeats and positive lyrics. Listeners can expect both types of songs at this show. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25. 402.345.7569.
theslowdown.com

It Don’t Mean A Thing…Music of the Swing Era
June 9 at First Central Congregational Church, 421 S. 36th St. The Master Singers, an Omaha a cappella group, presents an energetic and upbeat evening of swing music. 6 p.m. Admission: $15 adults, $12 students and seniors, free for children 12 and under. 402.937.1764.
mastersingersomaha.com

Tempo of Twilight
Tuesday evenings starting June 11 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. This is an outdoor concert series that brings local entertainment to the garden, perfectly blending music and nature. Bring chairs, food, and the family for a night of fun. 6-8 p.m. Admission: included in garden admission, which is $10 adults, $5 children, free for members and children under 6. 402.346.4002.
lauritzengardens.org

The Record Company
June 11 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. This Grammy-nominated band from L.A. is known for their song “Off The Ground,” from their 2016 album Give It Back To You. 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 advanced, $25 day of show. 402.884.5353.
waitingroomlounge.com

Coheed and Cambria
June 13 at Stir Cove, One Harrah’s Blvd. Coheed and Cambria, Mastodon, and Every Time I Die will come to Stir Cove with their full rock sound. Tickets: $43-$65. 712.329.6000.
caesars.com/harrahs-council-bluffs/shows

Coheed and Cambria

The Rhythm of Change
June 15 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Nebraska’s largest LGBTQ arts organization, the River City Mixed Chorus, will celebrate their 35th season with the music of Elton John, Freddie Mercury, Judy Garland, Dolly Parton, and more. 7 p.m. Tickets: $15-$30. 402.345.0606.
ticketomaha.com

Harvey Brindell and The Tablerockers
June 15-16 at Havana Garage, 1008 Howard St. These blues artists from Portland are coming for two nights. On Friday night they will welcome national blues performer Mitch Kashmir from Santa Barbara, California. 8 p.m. Admission: free. 402.614.3800.
thehavanagarage.com

Paa Kow
June 19 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. Ghana.born drummer and composer Paa Kow uses a custom, traditionally inspired Ghanaian drum set to share his Afro.Fusion sound with the audience. Paa Kow blends rhythm and artistry from his home with jazz and African roots. 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 advanced, $20 day of show. 402.884.5707.
reverblounge.com

Zydeco Festival
June 22 at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, 31st Avenue and Farnam Street. This regional music festival will feature artists from southwest Louisiana: Keith Frank, Chubby Carrier, and the Prairie Gators. The public is encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Cajun and creole favorites, including alligator on a stick, boiled crawfish, and jambalaya, will be available. 3 p.m. Admission: free. 402.557.6006.
midtowncrossing.com

Train and Goo Goo Dolls
June 25 at Stir Cove, One Harrahs Blvd. These two 1990s alt.rock bands are joining forces this summer. Train is known for “Drops of Jupiter,” and the Goo Goo Dolls are known for “Iris.” 7 p.m. Tickets: $62-$128. 712.329.6000.
caesers.com/harrahs-council-bluffs/shows

Goo Goo Dolls

Three Dog Night
June 27 at SumTur Amphitheater, 11691 S. 108th St. These 1970s music icons are known for “Mama Told Me (Not To Come),” “Joy to the World,” and other songs. 7 p.m. Tickets: $35.50 advanced, $40 day of show. 402.597.2065.
papillion.org

Built to Spill
June 27 at The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. This indie rock band is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their Keep it Like a Secret album. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25. 402.884.5353.
waitingroomlounge.com

The Slackers
June 28 at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. The Slackers combine ska, reggae, rock, and jazz. The show will open with a set from The Bishops, a ska band based in Omaha. 9 p.m. Tickets: $15 advanced, $18 day of show. 402.345.7569.
theslowdown.com

Chris Young
June 29 at Stir Cove, One Harrahs Blvd. This Grand Ole Opry member has been nominated for his songs “Gettin’ You Home” and “Think of You.” 8 p.m. Tickets: $59-$87.75. 712.329.6000.
caesers.com/harrahs-council-bluffs/shows

Rhett & Link: Live in Concert
June 29 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. This duo, the host couple of the podcast “Good Mythical Morning,” will perform their comedic music. 8 p.m. Tickets: $40-$240. 402.345.0606.
ticketomaha.com

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Family & More

Farmer’s Market
Gardening season is open in Omaha, and those desiring fresh produce will find plenty of options in the area, along with artisan cheeses, farm-raised meats, freshly baked breads, assorted treats, and craft items.
Council Bluffs (Bayliss Park) 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays.
Old Market (11th and Jackson streets) 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays.
Village Pointe (168th and Dodge streets) 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays.
Aksarben Village (67th and Center streets) 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays.
Papillion (84th and Lincoln streets) 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays starting May 29.
Night Market (Turner Park @ Midtown Crossing) 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Last Friday of the month starting May 31.
Florence Mill (9102 N. 30th St.) 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays starting June 2.
Rockbrook Village (108th and Center streets) 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays starting June 5.
Gifford Park (33rd and California streets) 5-8 p.m. Fridays starting June 7.

Free movies
What better time than summer to kick back and watch a movie? Several parks and outdoor spaces in the metro area offer free movies that the community can enjoy watching. Bring a blanket or chair. Movies begin at dusk unless otherwise stated.
Movies in the Park (Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl St., Council Bluffs): Fridays starting June 14.
Midtown Crossing (Turner Park, 3110 Farnam St.): each Monday
Starlight Movies (SumTur Amphitheater, 11691 S. 108th St., Papillion): Fridays twice a month

Taste of Omaha
May 31-June 2 along the Riverfront. Foodies and families can delight in this festival, which features cuisines ranging from around the world—from Mediterranean to Mexican, from soul food to salad. Entertainment includes free concerts, dance performances, and kids activities. Admission: free, but tickets must be purchased for food. 402.346.8003
showofficeonline.com/TasteHome

Benson Beer Fest
June 1 in Benson, 60th and Maple streets. This beer-lover’s festival hosts hundreds of breweries, local food vendors, raffles, giveaways, and music. 3-7 p.m. Tickets: $35.00 advance, $40 day of event, $45 early entry VIP tickets.
bensonbeerfest.com

Castlepalooza
June 1 at Joslyn Castle, 3902 Davenport St. The community is invited to come to an evening of fun on the grounds of the castle. This festival features local music, educational activities, vendors, food trucks, and craft beers. 3-9 p.m. Admission: free. 402.595.2199.
joslyncastle.com

Omaha Potter Faire
June 1-2 at Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch, 11001 S. 48th St. Fans of the Harry Potter series will enjoy this event, which includes live owls, costumed characters, vendors, food, drink (including Butterbeer from The Garbled Owl Butterbeer Shop), and children’s activities. 402.331.5500.
omahapotterfaire.com

From Expositions to Jazz Musicians Tour
June 2 at the Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St. This River City History Tour will delve into the story of the Trans.Mississippi International Exposition of 1898 and how the stately homes, parks, and jazz halls that followed helped characterize the culture of North Omaha. 2-4 p.m. Admission: $20 for members, $25 for non.members. 402.444.5027.
durhammuseum.org

Blues & Balloons Festival
June 1 at Soaring Wings Vineyard, 17111 S. 138th St. The annual blues event will feature several musical guests. Visitors are encouraged to bring a chair and blanket to take in the music. A hot air balloon show will follow. 3:30-10 p.m. Admission: $25 adults, $15 ages 12 and up. 402.253.2479.
soaringwingswine.com

Countryside Village Art Fair
June 1-2 at Countryside Village Shopping Center, 8722 Countryside Plaza. The annual fair showcases a mix of styles, perceptions, and media. The artwork selection inspires casual visitors to start art collections and connoisseurs to add to existing collections. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: free. 402.391.2200.
countryside-village.com

Craft Fair
June 2 at Rockbrook Village, 2800 S. 110th Court. At this fair, attendees can find dozens of midwest makers, designers, small-batch food and drink purveyors, apothecary providers, and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: free. 402.390.0890.
rockbrookvillage.com

Urban Photography Walk
June 6 at Rockbrook Camera, 2909 S. 169th Plaza. Attendees will have the opportunity to get professional camera instruction for shooting urban photos. The group will travel to the Durham Museum for a tour and receive hands.on practice capturing images, followed by a photo walk through the Old Market. 2-8 p.m. Tickets: $45. 402.691.0003.
rockbrookcamera.com

Introduction to Hops Tour
June 6 at The Hop Yard, 18003 Club View Dr., Plattsmouth. This opportunity is perfect for those who want to learn more about growing hops or see a local hop yard. Weather permitting, groups will be able to tour the hop yard and harvest equipment on site. The ticket includes a $6 voucher for food or drink from the taproom. 6-7 p.m. Tickets: $15. 402.296.0633.
thehopyardnebraska.com

Santa Lucia Italian Festival
June 6-9 at Lewis and Clark Landing, 345 Riverfront Drive. This festival is an Omaha tradition, celebrating its 95th year. The event includes authentic Italian foods, music, presentation of the Santa Lucia festival queen, and a carnival. The festival ends with mass at St. Frances Cabrini. Times vary. Admission: free. 402.342.6632.
santaluciafestival.com

45th Annual Omaha Summer Arts Festival
June 7-9 at Mike Fahey St. between 10th and 14th streets. The festival will host 135 of the nation’s finest visual artists, three stages of continuous entertainment, including national performers, and a large, hands-on Children’s Fair on Saturday and Sunday. Admission: free. 402.345.5401.
summerarts.org

artist at Annual Omaha Summer Arts Festival

Elkhorn Days
June 7-9 throughout Elkhorn. This festival includes a parade, hot air balloon rides, and a fireworks display. Times vary. Admission: free. 402.289.9560.
elkhorndays.com

Blackstone District Walking Food Tour
June 8 at The Blackstone District, 42nd and Harney streets. This tour focuses on the rich history and food of the Blackstone District, one of Omaha’s newest and hottest spots to grab a bite or a cocktail. 1 p.m. Tickets: $45. 402.651.0047.
omahaculinarytours.com

2019 Craft Fair & Concert
June 8 at Stony Brook Church, 14345 Y St. The goods of more than 100 vendors and crafters from the Omaha area will be on display, with activities and a bounce house for the kids and food from the Teeny Weeny Wiener Wagon and Quick Bites Soul Food. The evening offers a live outdoor concert from local musicians. Craft Fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Concert 4:30-7:30 p.m. Admission: free. 402.895.9596.
stonybrookchurch.com

Mud Factor
June 9 at Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch, 11001 S. 48th St. Known as the “seriously fun 5k obstacle run,” the Mud Factor provides a challenging obstacle course that tests participants’ strength and speed while getting covered in mud. Kids ages 4-13 are suggested to participate in the shortened kids running course. 10 a.m. Admission: $65 adults, $45 kids, $10 spectator entry.
mudfactor.com

Rose Day and Show
June 9 at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. The Omaha Rose Society is displaying roses to promote the culture and appreciation of this flower. Visitors can view a variety of rose blooms and arrangements, visit with rosarians, and explore the rose garden. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children (6-12), free for children under 6. 402.346.4002.
lauritzengardens.org

Papillion Days
June 12-16 in Papillion. The 72nd annual event includes a parade, fireworks, a carnival, and more. Times vary. Admission: free. 402.331.3917.
papilliondays.org

Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers
June 13 at TD Ameritrade Park, 1200 Mike Fahey St. The Royals and Tigers will play a regular season game, the first of its kind in Omaha, before CWS Opening Celebration Day. 7 p.m. Tickets: $20.$99. 402.546.1800.
tdameritradeparkomaha.com

College World Series Opening Day
June 14 at TD Ameritrade Park, 1200 Mike Fahey St. The opening day of one of Omaha’s most popular summer traditions includes a full slate of events such as Fan Fest, team autograph sessions, practices, Olympic-style opening ceremonies, a concert, and a fireworks finale. 9:10 a.m. Admission: free. 402.554.4422.
cwsomaha.com

College World Series
June 15-25/26 at TD Ameritrade park, 1200 Mike Fahey St. This annual baseball tournament offers fans the chance to be a part of a cherished tradition that includes tailgating and cheering on your favorite college baseball teams. Hours vary. Tickets: $30-$55, or $90 for a book of 10. 402.554.4422.
cwsomaha.com

High Vibe Festival
June 15 at Stinson Park, 67th and Center streets. This day.long event starts with a run at 7 a.m. and includes multiple yoga sessions, plant.based food workshops, and more. The event closes with a concert by The Confidentials. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Tickets: $10 for the run, $25 for one yoga class, $125 for the full festival. 402.496.1616.
aksarbenvillage.com

Last Call for Alcohol Tour
June 18 at the Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St. This River City History Tour will teach visitors about the bootlegging history of Omaha as told through the 1931 federal indictment brought against some of Omaha’s largest bootleggers. 6-7:30 p.m. Admission: $20 for members, $25 for non-members. 402.444.5027.
durhammuseum.org

Dinosaur Egg Hunt
June 20 at Southwind Park, 8120 S. 92nd Ave. Kids of all ages can participate in this hunt, in which the object is to find giant green dinosaur eggs, otherwise known as watermelons. 3 p.m. Admission: free. 402.331.3455.
cityoflavista.org

41st Annual Quilt Show
June 20-22 at Embassy Suites-La Vista Hotel and Conference Center, 12520 Westport Parkway. Visitors can view quilts, watch demonstrations, and interact with vendors and the Omaha Quilters’ Guild during their show, Showers of Color. Admission: $1. 402.880.3559.
omahaquiltersguild.org

Junkstock: Underneath the Stars
June 21-23 at Sycamore Farms, 1150 River Road Drive, Waterloo. This vintage festival offers more than 150 junk and vintage vendors, local food trucks, live music, and activities. 4-11 p.m. Friday, 2-11 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10 per day or $20 full weekend pass, free for children 12 and under. 402.765.8651.
junkstock.com

Polish Fest
June 22 at Crescent Moon and Huber-Haus German Bier Hall, 3578 Farnam St. A variety of Polish beers and foods will be available at this festival, including Polish sausage, glombki, and pierogis. Noon-11 p.m. Admission: free. 402.345.1708.
beercornerusa.com

Yoga in the Aquarium
Through June 23 at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, 3701 S. 10th St. Open to anyone 16 and older, these unique yoga classes are housed inside the Education and Conference Center at the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Attendees are recommended to bring their own yoga mat, water bottle, and any other equipment necessary. 9 a.m and 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: $22 non.members, $16 members. 402.738.2038.
omahazoo.com

O Comic Con
June 28-30 at the Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way. OCon is an expo-style comics and pop culture convention held annually in the metro. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets: $40 three.day pass. 402.915.5833.
oconexpo.com

Turner Park Night Market
June 28 at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, 3110 Farnam St. This monthly outdoor market features local vendors, food, activities, music, and attractions. 6-9 p.m. Admission: free. 402.557.6006.
midtowncrossing.com    

Heartland Pride Parade and Festival
June 29 at Baxter Arena, 2425 S. 67th St. This event is about the celebration, recognition, and integration of LGBTQ+ people and culture. 10 a.m. Admission: free.
heartlandpride.org

Old Market District Walking Food Tour
Through June 29, locations vary. This event, an Omaha Culinary Tour event, showcases restaurants in the Old Market and gives attendees a taste of the history of the locations. Times vary. Admission: $45. 402.651.0047.
omahaculinarytours.com

Omaha Beer Fest
June 29 at Horsemen’s Park, 6303 Q St. One of the largest beer festivals in Nebraska features American craft beers, ciders, hard sodas, and wines, along with live music from Lemon Fresh Day. 4-11:30 p.m. Admission: $35 general admission, $75 VIP tickets.
omahabeerfest.com


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