Omaha Concert: Lindsey Stirling Warmer in the Winter Tour, 4 December

Since the release of her 2012 self-titled debut, the electronic music impresario, classically trained violinist, dancer and artist has quietly become one of this century’s most innovative stars. See her live in Omaha. Concert starts at 8pm; tickets start at $39.50.

Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 345-0606

Omaha Concert: A Joyful Noise – A Gospel Christmas Featuring the Salem Baptist Choir, 3 December

Enjoy the harmonious sounds of Omaha’s nationally recognized Salem Baptist Church choir! This Christmas tradition returns to the Holland Center with a combination of holiday classics and new music with concert times of 4 and 7pm and tickets at $15.

Holland Performing Arts Center
1200 Douglas St,
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 345-0606

Omaha Event: Wells Fargo Family Festival, 3 December

Bring the family for an afternoon of family fun from noon-5pm as downtown arts and cultural institutions provide free admission and hands-on activities for the entire family. Free trolley service provided by Ollie the Trolley will connect all participating locations: Wells Fargo, the Omaha Children’s Museum, Joslyn Art Museum, Durham Museum, the W. Dale Clark Library, and the Omaha Police Mounted Patrol Barn. You’re encouraged to “shine the light on hunger” and bring a non-perishable food item to donate.

Holiday Lights Festival
(402) 345-5401

Omaha Concert: Christmas at the Cathedral, 3 December

The Omaha Symphonic Chorus, in conjunction with the Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra and Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir, presents the 21st annual Christmas at the Cathedral. Guest conductor Jonathan Willcocks leads a performance of the “Magnificat” and other seasonal music. Concert starts at 2pm, with tickets starting at $20 for general admission and $30 for preferred seating.

St. Cecilia Cathedral
701 S. 40th St.
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 398-1766

Omaha Event: Christmas in Germany, 3 December

Take a journey to Germany for the holidays. Enjoy German folk songs, dancing, shopping and plenty of authentic German food like schnitzels, brats and more for the whole family. And, no German Christmas would be complete without a visit from Saint Nicholas. Event runs from 12noon-6pm.

German-American Society, Inc
3717 S 120th St
Omaha, NE 68144
(402) 333-6615

Omaha Event: Hot Shops Winter Open House, 2-3 December

Over 80 artists welcome you to view their artwork and learn how they create it. Demonstrations of glass-blowing, pottery, and lamp work will be ongoing, and there will be food vendors on hand. Hours are noon-8pm on Saturday and noon-5pm on Sunday.

Hot Shops Art Center
1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102

Omaha Event: Physicians Mutual and WOWT Holiday Market, 2-3 December

Shop for great holiday gifts – like holiday décor, festive foods, homemade crafts – from 55+ returning and new vendors comfortably under heated tents from 10am-5pm. Santa will visit 2-4 pm Sunday, so bring your cameras (holiday cards, anyone?). Ample free parking is available.

Aksarben Village
67th and Center Sts
Omaha, NE 68106
(402) 850-7515

Omaha Event: Christmas Open House at Lanoha Nurseries, 2-3 December

Meet Santa, pet a mini horse, and find unique stocking stuffers from local artisans at this merry open house. Enjoy pour over coffee, sweets, and delicious food throughout the event. Hours are 11am-2pm.

Lanoha Nurseries
19111 West Center Rd
Omaha, NE 68130
(402) 490-9633