Omaha Event: Tinkerfest, 22 July

This Omaha event is dedicated to makers, builders, and do-it-yourselfers. Bring your children to meet local tinkers and inventors who’ll be showing off their creations, as well as special guest Mario Marchese. Hours 9am-5pm; cost: $12 adults and children, $11 for seniors, free for members and children under 2.

Omaha Children’s Museum
500 S 20th St
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 342-6164

Omaha Event: College Home Run Derby and Fireworks Show, 1 July

See college baseball’s top power hitters show off their batting prowess, capped by the World-Herald’s 33rd annual fireworks show. This Omaha event starts at 8 pm; admission is $12 for adults, $8 for children.

TD Ameritrade Park
1200 Mike Fahey St
Omaha, NE 68102
(312) 467-2826