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Curated events from around the Omaha region showcasing our quality of life – in the areas of arts, culture and entertainment. Every outdoor concert, community festival and sporting event was planned and executed just for you. Search by day, week or month and then prepare for an adventure that’s eminently Instagrammable.

August 2019

5th Annual “In The Market for Blues”

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - September 4 @ 2:00 am
multiple, 10th to 15th, Howard to Davenport
Omaha, NE 68102 United States

Music festival featuring more than 40 blues bands & acts performing for 12 hours of live music in 12 venues throughout the Old Market and the Capitol District of downtown Omaha.

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Pokenon!

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - August 25 @ 9:00 pm
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Performances are every Friday, Saturday and Sunday mantinee thru Aug 25
Apollon, 1801 Vinton Street
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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$20

Rediscover the magic of starting a new journey in the world of Pokemon! Get ready to set off on your adventure, meet other trainers, befriend Pokemon, and work to become the best Pokemon master of them all! This show is appropriate for all ages. Snacks are included. Beverage service is available for purchase. Friday & Saturday - Doors open at 6:30 and show starts at 7:00. Sunday Matinee - Doors open at 1:30 and show starts at 2:00.

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Special Exhibitions at Joslyn: Summer 2019

August 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Joslyn Art Museum hosts a selection of temporary special exhibitions annually. These feature works from other museums, institutions, and private collections worldwide, or represent an aspect of Joslyn's own permanent collection. Special exhibitions are limited-time engagements and are most often are included in Joslyn's free general admission (exhibitions with an additional entrance fee are noted). What's Pictured: Name page for Tiny Animal Stories (The Tiny Golden Library), 1948, watercolor on paper © Garth Williams. See Garth William: Illustrator of the Century at Joslyn Art Museum,…

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YMCA Get Fit Outside Free Bootcamp – Summer 2019

August 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until September 5, 2019

Lewis & Clark Landing, 601 Riverfront Dr
601 Riverfront Dr, NE 68102 United States
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Free

FREE & open to the public! Join the Downtown Family YMCA Omaha & the @Omaha Downtown Improvement District Association for our summer Outdoor Bootcamp series! Get moving with our bootcamp workout every Tuesday & Thursday this summer beginning June 11 at the Lewis & Clark Landing. Ages 10 & up welcome. Exercises can be modified to suit any fitness level. Please bring a water bottle, towel, and mat if desired. No Bootcamp on Thursday, July 4.

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Craft & Sip Sneaker Design Workshop

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

WHAT IS CRAFT & SIP? Craft & Sip is a DIY Pop-Up Bar. We are partnered with Barchen Beer Garden to bring together a community of people who desire to connect over the common interest of beer and crafts. WHAT TO EXPECT During this special night of creativity we will have a sneaker design bar ready for you! We provide all of the materials and instruction you need to upgrade your sneaks! A pint of beer is included in the…

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Special Exhibitions at Joslyn: Summer 2019

August 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Joslyn Art Museum hosts a selection of temporary special exhibitions annually. These feature works from other museums, institutions, and private collections worldwide, or represent an aspect of Joslyn's own permanent collection. Special exhibitions are limited-time engagements and are most often are included in Joslyn's free general admission (exhibitions with an additional entrance fee are noted). What's Pictured: Name page for Tiny Animal Stories (The Tiny Golden Library), 1948, watercolor on paper © Garth Williams. See Garth William: Illustrator of the Century at Joslyn Art Museum,…

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Eakes Office Equipment Blood Drive

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Eakes Office Equipment, 8402 S 117th St, Suite 200
LaVista, 68128 United States
Free

All presenting donors at Nebraska Community Blood Bank from August 1-31 will be automatically entered for a chance to win dinner and theater tickets. Though the demand for blood is constant, the supply is not – and summer is an especially difficult time to maintain a steady blood supply, with schools on break, families on vacation, and donors missing their regular appointments. New and repeat donors are urgently needed to make a donation and help save a life. And, nearly…

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Rockbrook Village Farmers Market

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Rockbrook Village, 2800 S 110th Ct, Omaha, NE Select a Country:

June 5 - August 28 shop our Farmers Market every Wednesday from 4-7 pm. Were focused on local & responsibly grown produce, plants, grass-fed meats, free-range eggs, cheeses, artisanal sweets and pastries, homemade goods and more! For more information or to apply, visit our website at: www.rockbrookvillagefarmersmarket.com

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Wednesday Night Workouts, presented by Prairie Life Fitness

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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This will run every Wednesday from June 5 through August 28
Midtown Crossing at Turner Park, 31st Ave and Farnam Street
Omaha, 68131 United States
FREE

The Wednesday Workouts Series offers a free mid-week outdoor workout to propel participants toward the weekend. Workout types vary from week-to-week, including popular favorites like Zumba, Pound, MixxedFit and TurboKick.

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Wednesday Workouts, sponsored by Methodist Health System

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - August 22 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Midtown Crossing at Turner Park, 31st Ave and Farnam Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68131 United States
Free

The Wednesday Workouts Series offers a free mid-week outdoor workout to propel participants toward the weekend. Workout types vary from week-to-week, including popular favorites like Zumba, Pound, MixxedFit and TurboKick. 2019 Workouts Lineup June 5th- Pound 12th Strong 19th PiYo 26th Mixxedfit July 3rd- Bootcamp 10th- Pound 17th- Grit 24th- Mixxedfit 31st- PiYo August 7th- Strong 14th-Pound 21st-Cardio Kickboxing 28th-Zumba

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Yoga in the Forest

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Until November
Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 Select a Country:
$11

Join us for an hour-long vinyasa style yoga class, surrounded by nature, designed to de-stress and relax you. In winter, we practice yoga indoors by the fire. This class is accessible for all levels of yogis, from beginner to experienced, and will feature the sounds of the forest as your soundtrack as you move towards complete wellness. A meditative walk will follow the class, ending with tea for those who can stay. This program is free for members or with…

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Special Exhibitions at Joslyn: Summer 2019

August 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Joslyn Art Museum hosts a selection of temporary special exhibitions annually. These feature works from other museums, institutions, and private collections worldwide, or represent an aspect of Joslyn's own permanent collection. Special exhibitions are limited-time engagements and are most often are included in Joslyn's free general admission (exhibitions with an additional entrance fee are noted). What's Pictured: Name page for Tiny Animal Stories (The Tiny Golden Library), 1948, watercolor on paper © Garth Williams. See Garth William: Illustrator of the Century at Joslyn Art Museum,…

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Food Truck Thursdays 2019

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

14th & Dodge, 101 N 14th St
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Food Truck Thursdays, hosted by the Omaha Food Truck Association and Park Omaha, is a weekly lunchtime gathering of Omaha's finest food trucks, featuring cuisines from all around the globe. Happening downtown every Thursday at 14th & Dodge, you'll want to make this food truck rally a weekly tradition. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for weekly updates.

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YMCA Get Fit Outside Free Bootcamp – Summer 2019

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until September 5, 2019

Lewis & Clark Landing, 601 Riverfront Dr
601 Riverfront Dr, NE 68102 United States
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Free

FREE & open to the public! Join the Downtown Family YMCA Omaha & the @Omaha Downtown Improvement District Association for our summer Outdoor Bootcamp series! Get moving with our bootcamp workout every Tuesday & Thursday this summer beginning June 11 at the Lewis & Clark Landing. Ages 10 & up welcome. Exercises can be modified to suit any fitness level. Please bring a water bottle, towel, and mat if desired. No Bootcamp on Thursday, July 4.

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TACO RIDE – WABASH TRACE WEEKLY RIDE

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Wabash Trace Nature Trail Council Bluffs, IA, 3820 Harry Langdon Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Select a Country:
Free

The Taco Ride takes place each Thursday evening on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail, from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Mineola, Iowa and back. For many, the Thursday night ride is a scenic trek through the Loess Hills ending with dinner at the Mineola Steakhouse. For others, the Taco Ride is a social event filled with cycling, scenery and a festive, party atmosphere. Everyone agrees that Thursday on the Wabash is something special. Most riders start at the trail head on…

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Thinking Critically About Sound Art

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Free

Speaking Sound Public Program Series What is sound art? In this lecture, Geeta Dayal will present the fascinating and interwoven histories of sound art and 20th-century experimental music and discuss the nature of sound––its transitory, elusive, and mysterious qualities, and why it holds so much power. Geeta Dayal is a journalist and critic, writing on experimental music, art, technology, and culture. She has written more than a thousand articles and reviews for major publications including The Guardian, Wired, The Boston…

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Late Nights at the Zoo (21+ Event)

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

$10 – $25

It's a different crowd when the sun goes down. Come experience our version of nightlife at the most interesting cocktail hour in town. Adults 21 and over can join Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for a relaxed evening of drinks, local food truck cuisine and wildlife as we host our Late Nights at the Zoosummer event series from 7 to 11 p.m. on select Thursday nights, May through September. These events are for guests ages 21 and older with a valid photo ID. Entry will not be allowed…

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RINGO STARR & HIS ALL STARR BAND

August 23
Stir Concert Cove-Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel, 1 Harrahs Blvd
Council Bluffs, 51501 United States
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$55 – $182

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band are hitting the stage at Harrah’s Stir Cove on Friday, August 23rd! Ringo Starr's 2019 All Starr Band features Toto’s Steve Lukather, Santana’s Gregg Rolie, Men at Work’s Colin Hay, multi-instrumentalist Warren Ham, drummer Gregg Bissonette and Hamish Stuart. Don’t miss a night of classic hits, with each band member bringing their most popular songs to the set.

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Special Exhibitions at Joslyn: Summer 2019

August 23
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
+ Google Map

Joslyn Art Museum hosts a selection of temporary special exhibitions annually. These feature works from other museums, institutions, and private collections worldwide, or represent an aspect of Joslyn's own permanent collection. Special exhibitions are limited-time engagements and are most often are included in Joslyn's free general admission (exhibitions with an additional entrance fee are noted). What's Pictured: Name page for Tiny Animal Stories (The Tiny Golden Library), 1948, watercolor on paper © Garth Williams. See Garth William: Illustrator of the Century at Joslyn Art Museum,…

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Aksarben Village Blood Drive

August 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Aksarben Village, 2285 S 67th St
Omaha, 68106 United States
Free

All presenting donors at Nebraska Community Blood Bank from August 1-31 will be automatically entered for a chance to win dinner and theater tickets. Though the demand for blood is constant, the supply is not – and summer is an especially difficult time to maintain a steady blood supply, with schools on break, families on vacation, and donors missing their regular appointments. New and repeat donors are urgently needed to make a donation and help save a life. And, nearly…

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