Art Walks – Visit a lot of galleries at once during First Fridays events in Benson and the Old Market friday. The FREE monthly activities showcase a number of designers and designs, and there’s frequently free food and products at galleries.
Alternate Programming – Omaha Community Playhouse provides a series called Alternative Programming. It’s totally FREE to attend. Often it is a reading that is staged often it is a completed script, often it is to be able to peek in the imaginative means of creating a script.
Shakespeare from the Green – Over a couple of weekends in June and July, Nebraska Shakespeare presents two plays that are outdoor. Admission is COMPLIMENTARY, and when you pack a picnic and bring your personal beverages, it’s possible to have a favorably lovely evening without spending a cent (unless you intend to donate!).
Storm Chasers game – You could get pretty inexpensive berm tickets (sitting in the lawn) to Omaha Stormchasers games. Cut costs on parking by parking when you look at the gravel lot for FREE. And time it with a promo as well as your ballpark dinner or beverages might be pretty inexpensive.
Soaring Wings Vineyard & Brewery – When it comes to cost of one cup of wine (or bottle), you can stay outside at Soaring Wings having a view that is serene A complimentary real time concert on select nights as of this winery in Springfield, Neb. Check out the calendar first prior to going, as some full evenings aren’t free.
Half-day times in Omaha areas
Would you like to save money time together than just a concert or meal? These date some ideas have recommend places for the dinner and activities to do in a few of Omaha’s popular communities:
The Benson date – because of this community, it is exactly about low-key enjoyable with interestingly food that is good. For casual supper out, try a piece at Virtuoso Pizza or check out the Benson Brewery or Barchen for a beer that is good meals combination. For a dinner to wow, get reservations at Au Courant or Yoshitomo.
It’s easy the evening that is whole Benson, particularly if you visit a concert during the Waiting Room. No concert? It is thought by me’s enjoyable to obtain a drink and play games during the Beercade.
The Dundee date – It’s more than simply pubs (though those are nice). I would recommend meal at Mark’s or Dario’s, they’re upscale enough to make one feel like you’re on a night out together, nevertheless they serve the best mac and cheese (Mark’s) and french fries (Dario’s) in the city.
Mark’s includes a great wine selection and Dario’s has an extraordinary providing of Belgian alcohol. Plus they both have actually outside sitting ( see a trend?).
If you’d like something more key that is low brand New Amsterdam has darn good falafels and fries. Just about to happen could be the Dundee Dell, where you are able to purchase some delicious seafood and potato potato chips and if you’re into it, sample one of the numerous scotches they’re known for.
Cap the off with ice cream at eCreamery afternoon. When you yourself have additional time, get see a film during the Dundee location of Film Streams or notice a performance at Omaha Community Playhouse.
The Old Market date – If it is summer time and prior to 1 p.m., drop by the farmers market positioned at 11th and Jackson roads. Sample some goodies, perhaps nudge your date to purchase your some flowers, and pay attention to some live music.
Walk off lunch and go to some stores – there are many second hand stores, Homer’s for music fans, City Limits for enjoyable, therefore the Old Market Chocolate Shoppe. Don’t lose out on Hollywood Candy, where there’s an old school pinball arcade hidden in. I’m also an admirer of searching Jackson Booksellers, a sizable utilized book store.
The Old marketplace is quite charming any moment of day. For nights in the summer time, absolutely nothing beats outdoors that are sitting individuals viewing. If you want to enjoy beverages in the open air, mind to Upstream Brewery (there’s an upstairs patio which has had sitting as well as the patio in the front), Los Angeles Buvette, Brickway Brewery, or Mr. Toad.
Intimate time trips for partners
Get free from city of these next times. Intend on a day that is whole do some of these dates:
simply take a day that is little to Ashland, Neb. for the unique date. You’ve got a few of choices when you exit Interstate 80. In the event that you feel like hiking, sitting by a pond, zip line, or you planned ahead, horse riding, check out Mahoney State Park or Platte Rive State Park.
In the event that you don’t wish to be THAT active, have a drive through Wildlife Safari Park. It’s a few stops to have out and hike and determine some pets.
Your dining choices for the reason that area are limited, but luckily, the ingesting choices are maybe maybe not. Obviously, We have found wineries nearby, and I also recommend they are checked by you down.
Cellar 426 includes a great view, lovely wine and cheese and crackers, and so I like them. It’s fairly close to Mahoney State Park.
Going into Ashland, you’ll discover Glacier Till Vineyard. We strongly recommend while using the cider there (way more compared to wines).
Honey Creek, Iowa
This takes a preparation that is little your component, however it’s beneficial to go to the Hitchcock Nature Center in southwest Iowa (about 20 moments east of Omaha).
Pack a picnic and plan on examining the Loess Hills together. The views are beautiful therefore the trails are seldom busy.
On your way home, you can easily visit Loess Hills Vineyard and Winery in Crescent where you are able to stop sample some wine (skip the reds).
If ice cream is calling your title, stick to Old Lincoln Highway going south. You’ll come up to Christy Creme in your left while you enter Council Bluffs.
Mt. Crescent, Crescent, Iowa
The cold, you can head about 20 minutes north east of Omaha to Mt. Crescent if you’re outdoorsy types and don’t mind.
A break can be taken by you from skiing in the renovated lodge that’s home to your hill Cafe & Bar. Being me, I’d stay indoors but there is however some other firepit and where you could roast marshmallows.
Into the summer time, Mt. Crescent includes a zipline you could attempt, too.
Nebraska City, Neb.
The autumn could be the time that is ideal prepare every day trip to Nebraska City. If it is early all, check out an apple orchard like Kimmel.