August 26, 2016

40+ September Events For Families

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September's the best time of year in Omaha - nearly fall but still warm enough to go out and play like it's summer. There are a lot of events, free activities and more to look forward this month in the metro area! Have a family-friendly event you’d like listed? Send me an email with the date, location and cost and I’ll add it! Email ohmyomaha (at) gmail (dot) com. Week 1 (Sept. … [More...]

August 24, 2016

10 Reasons To Be Excited About Kidchella

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One of the coolest family-friendly events to be announced in a long time, Kidchella, is almost here. It's an arts and music festival for kids held at Stinson Park at Aksarben Village on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 8 p.m. I'm an employee of Omaha Children's Museum, and since the museum benefits from this event, I known about the details for quite a while. Now I get to share details with … [More...]

August 22, 2016

4 BaconFest Giveaways

Bacon lovers love BaconFest. BaconFest is an annual fundraiser at the Kroc Center in Omaha. This year, BaconFest is on Sunday, Sept. 18.

I'm so excited BaconFest is back! I went last year with my family and we sampled everything from bacon lasagna to a dessert with bacon, then we played some games with the kids, and then ate more bacon. I'm partnering with The Kroc Center to tell you about the Fourth Annual BaconFest Omaha on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. There's entertainment, games, pony rides, shopping, face … [More...]

August 15, 2016

Kids & The Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum

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The Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum has created a space for children of all ages to explore STEM ideas (that’s science, technology, engineering, and math).     The new Children’s Learning Center opened last weekend. It consists of 10 interactive stations designed as an out-of-classroom experience for children to experiment and learn about science, technology, … [More...]

August 10, 2016

Vintage Wheels & Hot Air Balloons This Weekend

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Looking for fun things to do this weekend in Omaha? There's a lot going on, but I found three events for families looking for something different, something a little out of the ordinary, to do this week. Hot air balloons? Vintage cars? Woven art? Cool, right? For more ideas, visit the post 40+ … [More...]

August 8, 2016

Inside Fontenelle Forest’s Raptor Woodland Refuge

There are two bridges inside the raptor refuge, helping create a treehouse feel to it.

This summer, my daughter met a bird and fell in love with it because they shared a name. This bond she formed with a peregrine falcon at the new Raptor Woodland Refuge surely means we’ll be visiting Fontenelle Forest more frequently now. The refuge opened this summer.  Have you been? I was … [More...]