Omaha Event: Playing With Fire Music Festival, 14-15 July

This summer Omaha music festival offers a hot blend of jazz, blues, soul, rock, and pop, with the line-up to be determined. Free admission; festival starts 5:30 pm Friday and 4:30 pm Saturday.

Midtown Crossing
31st Ave and Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131
(402) 351-5841

Santa Lucia Festival-11 June

Santa Lucia Festival runs 8-11 June at:

Lewis and Clark Landing
345 Riverfront Dr.
Omaha, NE 68102

Gates Open 11am – 9pm

More information for this Omaha festival at
http://www.santaluciafestival.com

Sunday Schedule- 11 June 11th
11am – Mass (at St Frances Cabrini Church, 10th & William St)
12pm – Procession From Cabrini to Festival (10th St to Festival Site)
12:30pm – Generations
4:00pm – LaBanda
5:15pm – Santa Lucia Festival Band
6:30pm – David Vieceli Dance Experience
7:00pm – Queen Coronation
9:00pm – Benediction (at St Frances Cabrini)
9:20pm – Final Celebration Dance (From Cabrini to SL Hall)

Omaha Festival: Santa Lucia Festival-10 June

Santa Lucia Festival runs 8-11 June at:

Lewis and Clark Landing
345 Riverfront Dr.
Omaha, NE 68102

Gates Open Noon – Midnight

More information for this Omaha festival at
http://www.santaluciafestival.com

Saturday, Schedule-10 June 10th
Noon – Italian Music
4:00pm – Mark Morello & Bernadette Smith
5:30pm – Santa Lucia Festival Band
6:30pm – David Vieceli Dance Experience
7:00pm – Envy

Santa Lucia Festival – 8 June

Santa Lucia Festival runs 8-11 June at:

Lewis and Clark Landing
345 Riverfront Dr.
Omaha, NE 68102

Gates Open 5pm – 11pm

More information for this Omaha festival at
http://www.santaluciafestival.com

Thursday Schedule-8 June
6:00pm President’s Reception
6:00pm Kids Bocce Ball Tourney
6:35pm Opening Ceremony
7:00pm Arch Lighting Ceremony
7:15pm Santa Lucia Festival Band
8:00pm Italian Music

Omaha Event: Omaha Summer Arts Festival, 9-11 June

The  Omaha Summer Arts Festival is back this weekend for its 43rd year! Visit downtown on June 9, 10, & 11 to not miss out!

Artists’ Market, music festival,children’s activities, food and more on Farnam Street, 10th-15th Street

More information at:
www.summerarts.org

Omaha Event – Omaha Holiday Lights Festival – 24 November-31 December

 

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Downtown Omaha’s premier holiday event, the Omaha Holiday Lights Festival, kicks off Thanksgiving evening, 24 November, with the lighting of the Gene Leahy Mall. It continues through the month of December with Sounds of the Season, the ConAgra Foods Ice Skating Rink, the Wells Fargo Family Festival and the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular.

http://www.holidaylightsfestival.org

Omaha Event – Scream in the Dark Film Festival – 14-16 October

Attend this year’s Scream in the Dark Film Festival, an offshoot of the Omaha Film Festival. See feature films, student films and short films and meet people who’ve worked in front of and behind the camera of your favorite classic horror movies.

Westwood Cinemas 8
2809 S. 125th Ave. #297
Omaha, NE 68144
http://screaminthedarkomaha.com

Omaha Event: Artsarben – 24, 25 September

Come to Aksarben Village for the Artsarben Arts Festival on September 24 and 25. See artwork from local and national artists, watch live entertainment and street performers, and take part in fun activities with your kids.

The event runs 10 am to 5 pm both days.

Aksarben Village
67th & Center Streets
Omaha, NE
http://www.artsarben.org

Omaha Event: Bacon Fest at the Kroc Center

There is still time to get in on the fun so head on down to this fun Omaha festival at:

KROC Center
2825 Y St.
Omaha, NE 68107
(402) 905-3500

before 5PM.

Thank you to everyone at the Kroc Center for a great time and some great photos.

Enjoy!

 

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Here are just some of the vendors that came:

Approach Climbing Gym
US Cellular
AA Windows N Doors
Red Cross
Metro Omaha Tobacco Coalition
Anthony’s Steakhouse
NRG Media
Hy-Vee

For more on the KROC Center check out our interview with Madeline Moyer at  http://omahanebraska.com/southomahakroccenter. The Kroc Center is located in South Omaha.