Celebrate history with the 58th annual Florence Days Parade. This year’s theme for the floats and performers is Nebraska: 150 Years. The event runs 1-5 pm. After the parade is over, you can tour the Florence Bank, Florence Depot, Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters and the Florence Mill.
2707 Redick Ave
Omaha, NE 68112
First Sunday of the month has public tours of Joslyn Castle. Includes all three floors and grounds, events permitting. Cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students, and military; tours are at 1, 2, and 3 pm.
3902 Davenport St.
Omaha, NE 68131
This event offers family fun both in and out of the water. Chat with experts in swimming, diving, and scuba and listen to the ska sound of the Bishops. This free event runs noon-7pm, while the Bishops perform from 5-7.
4303 S 121st Plz
Omaha, NE 68137
Come see an outstanding selection of fresh meat, produce, dairy products, gourmet foods, cut flowers, bedding plants, handmade crafts and more. Hours are Saturday, 8am-12:30 pm and Sunday, 9am-1pm.
Omaha Farmer’s Market
11th & Jackson Old Market
Omaha, NE 68102 and
67th and Center in Aksarben Village
Omaha, NE 68106
See jousting, swordfighting, six performance locations, hundreds of characters in costume, and free crafts for the kids. Event runs 11 am – 6pm; cost is $13 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under.
Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch
11001 S 48th St
Papillion, NE 68133
First in a series of Saturday night free concerts running from 7 = 10 pm. Bring chairs and blankets, an umbrella and coolers, but no glass, tents, or canopies. There’ll be food and drink vendors, as well as face-painting, balloon art, and playground equipment for the kids.
67th and Center Sts
Omaha, NE 68106
The Benson Farmers Market combines fresh, locally grown foods, crafts and live music. Open 9 am – 1 pm, rain or shine.
Omaha Home for Boys
4343 N 52nd St.
Omaha, NE 68104
Great food, great beer, folk dancing and a 40-foot-tall Maibaum (May tree) are all part of the German-American Society’s celebration of spring. You can also enjoy music by Sheelytown and the Bobby Z’s Polka Joy bands. Event runs 11 am – 11 pm, with free admission.
3717 S. 120th St.
Omaha, NE 68144
The gala includes a buffet dinner, doggy fashion show, silent and oral auctions, and more. Event begins at 5:30 pm; tickets are $50.
One Arena Way
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Walk the area from 10th to 13th, Harney to Jackson Streets, or ride Ollie the Trolley free between venues as you enjoy live music and art.
Old Market (10th to 13th, Harney to Jackson Sts.)
Omaha, NE 68108