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Friday

Theater

“Disney’s Newsies,” 7 p.m., The Rose Theater, Omaha. Tickets range from $22 to $27 and are available by phone at 402-345-4849 or online at www.rosetheater.org. Discount tickets are available at Omaha area Hy-Vee stores.

“An Easterner,” 7:30 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theatre, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. The family-friendly melodramas encourage audience participation. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Family packages (2 adults, 2 children) are $20. To reserve tickets, call 402-944-2523, Ext. 7122.

“Singin’ in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Hawks Mainstage Theatre. Single tickets start at $42 for adults and $25 for students, and are available by phone at 402-553-0800 or online at www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

Events

2018 College World Series Opening Celebration Day, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The full day of free events will include team practices; autograph sessions; a parade of teams marching east from Creighton University on Mike Fahey Street to the stadium; open ceremony featuring Olympic-style team introductions, U.S. Golden Knights parachute team, music from LOCASH, and a fireworks finale.

Omaha Baseball History Tour, 1-3 p.m., Nebraska Tour Company, 225 N. 12th St., Omaha. Take a trip across time and relive the history of baseball in Omaha with a local expert historian aboard Ollie the Trolley. More details are located on Nebraska Tour Company’s Facebook page. Admission is $35.

Celebrate Lincoln Music Festival, 5 p.m. to midnight, The Railyard, Lincoln. Friday is classic hits night. Marshall Charloff and the Purple Xperience will perform. Purple Xperience is a Prince tribute band hailing from Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 day of show.

Opening of TinyFest Midwest, 5-8 p.m., Falconwood Park, Bellevue. The three-day tiny house and simple living festival will begin with a free sneak peek. Not all of the tiny homes and vendors will be set up on Friday evening.

Dinner, 5:30-7 p.m., Fremont Eagles Club. Grilled steaks will be served along with the regular menu. Down Memory Lane will be playing from 7-11 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Book signing with author Chris Rodell, 6 p.m., Tin Lizzy Tavern, Fremont. Rodell will be signing copies of his book, “Arnold Palmer: Homespun Stories of The King.”

Mead Days, 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Mead. Activities will include a beer garden, music by Dean Hansen Polka, pop garden, kids activities, beer pong tournament, karaoke and a fireworks display.

Saturday

Theater

“Disney’s Newsies,” 2 p.m., The Rose Theater, Omaha. Tickets range from $22 to $27 and are available by phone at 402-345-4849 or online at www.rosetheater.org. Discount tickets are available at Omaha area Hy-Vee stores.

“Finefellow’s Fireworks Folly,” 5 p.m., and “Witch of Waverly Wood,” 7:30 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theatre, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. The family-friendly melodramas encourage audience participation. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Family packages (2 adults, 2 children) are $20. To reserve tickets, call 402-944-2523, Ext. 7122.

“Singin’ in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Hawks Mainstage Theatre. Single tickets start at $42 for adults and $25 for students, and are available by phone at 402-553-0800 or online at www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

Events

Mead Days, 8 a.m. to 1 a.m., Mead. Activities will include a color fun run, sand volleyball tournament, beer garden, parade, horseshoe tournament, face painting and temporary tattoos, bingo, kiddie tractor pull, petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, Wildlife Encounters show, live auction, hypnotist show, youth movie double feature, Chinese horseshoe tournament, food trucks and a street dance featuring 4 on the Floor.

8th annual Mike Baker Kids Fishing Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Johnson Lake, Fremont. This is a free morning of fishing for kids. Bait, poles and tackle will be available. Lunch also will be provided. Call 402-727-4921 to register.

TinyFest Midwest, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Falconwood Park, Bellevue. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour over 30 tiny houses, skoolies and van conversions. The festival also will include over 40 vendors, food trucks, a kids zone, workshops and music. Tickets are $20. Kids 12 and under will be admitted free.

ZOOm, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Visitors are invited to explore their favorite animal exhibits and learn about animal speeds. The games are interactive, competitive and family friendly. Event activities are free with regular paid zoo admission.

Celebrate Lincoln Music Festival, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., The Railyard, Lincoln. Family Day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature free admission and activities for kids. At 5 p.m., country night will begin featuring music by Parmalee and The Cadillac Three. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 day of show.

Omaha World Refugee Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha. The free event will feature a naturalization ceremony welcoming new citizens; cultural music, dance, visual art and fashion presentations; guest speakers; gallery viewing and art-making activities.

Train Birthday Party, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lincoln Children’s Zoo. Celebrate the 55th birthday of ZO&O Railroad. Each hour one child will be randomly selected to be the kid conductor on the train. Train rides will be $2 all day. Model trains will be provided by the Lincoln Area Railway Historical Society.

Omaha Baseball History Tour, 1-3 p.m., Nebraska Tour Company, 225 N. 12th St., Omaha. Take a trip across time and relive the history of baseball in Omaha with a local expert historian aboard Ollie the Trolley. More details are located on Nebraska Tour Company’s Facebook page. Admission is $35.

Dragon Festival, 5-8 p.m., Omaha Children’s Museum. There will be crafts, cultural activities and the dragon parade. Admission is $13 for children and adults, $12 for seniors, and free for children younger than 24 months.

Joslyn Castle: Unlocked, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Joslyn Castle, Omaha. A limited number of guests will get to go behind the scenes of the castle, including touring all of the floors. Personal items and furnishings of George and Sarah Joslyn also will be on display. A dinner will be served and there will be a cash bar. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $75 for adults.

Sunday

Concerts

Papillion Area Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., SumTur Amphitheater, Papillion. Admission is free.

Theater

“Disney’s Newsies,” 2 p.m., The Rose Theater, Omaha. Tickets range from $22 to $27 and are available by phone at 402-345-4849 or online at www.rosetheater.org. Discount tickets are available at Omaha area Hy-Vee stores.

“Singin’ in the Rain,” 2 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Hawks Mainstage Theatre. Single tickets start at $42 for adults and $25 for students, and are available by phone at 402-553-0800 or online at www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

“Finefellow’s Fireworks Folly,” 3 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theatre, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. The family-friendly melodramas encourage audience participation. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Family packages (2 adults, 2 children) are $20. To reserve tickets, call 402-944-2523, Ext. 7122.

Events

Father’s Day at the Museum, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, near Ashland. All dads, accompanied by their child(ren), will receive free admission for the day. There will be a museum tour at 11 a.m. led by a storytelling docent. Admission is $12 for additional adults, $11 for seniors or military, and $6 for youth ages 4 to 12. Children under 4 are free.

ZOOm, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. Visitors are invited to explore their favorite animal exhibits and learn about animal speeds. The games are interactive, competitive and family friendly. Event activities are free with regular paid zoo admission.

TinyFest Midwest, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Falconwood Park, Bellevue. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour over 30 tiny houses, skoolies and van conversions. The festival also will include over 40 vendors, food trucks, a kids zone, workshops and music. Tickets are $20. Kids 12 and under will be admitted free.

Father’s Day Celebration, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lincoln Children’s Zoo. All dads receive one free train ride or free admission.

Public tours, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Joslyn Castle, Omaha. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and military, and free for children under 5.

Omaha Baseball History Tour, 1-3 p.m., Nebraska Tour Company, 225 N. 12th St., Omaha. Take a trip across time and relive the history of baseball in Omaha with a local expert historian aboard Ollie the Trolley. More details are located on Nebraska Tour Company’s Facebook page. Admission is $35.

Monday

Concerts

Omaha Street Percussion, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Fremont City Auditorium. Due to the overwhelming response, the performances have been moved from the library to the city auditorium. Registration is encouraged in order to alert the library to the number of chairs needed. To register, visit www.fremontne.evanced.info/signup or use the event registration link on the library’s home page (www.fremontne.gov/library).

Primus & Mastodon with JJUUJJUU, 7 p.m., Pinewood Bowl Theater, Lincoln. Tickets range from $35 to $99 and are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Events

Public tours, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Joslyn Castle, Omaha. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and military, and free for children under 5.

Monday Night Movies featuring “Splash,” 5-11 p.m., Midtown Crossing at Turner Park, Omaha. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs, sunscreen and flat shoes. Concessions will be offered. Admission is free.

Tuesday

Concerts

Tempo of Twilight Outdoor Concert Series featuring R-Style, 6-8 p.m., Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha. Guests are allowed to bring chairs, blankets and picnics. In case of rain, concerts may be moved indoors or cancelled. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.

Theater

“An Easterner,” 7:30 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theatre, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. The family-friendly melodramas encourage audience participation. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Family packages (2 adults, 2 children) are $20. To reserve tickets, call 402-944-2523, Ext. 7122.

Events

Omaha Baseball History Tour, 9-11 a.m., Nebraska Tour Company, 225 N. 12th St., Omaha. Take a trip across time and relive the history of baseball in Omaha with a local expert historian aboard Ollie the Trolley. More details are located on Nebraska Tour Company’s Facebook page. Admission is $35.

Wednesday

Concerts

The Baker Family, 7:30 p.m., SumTur Amphitheater, Papillion. The Baker Family is a high-energy bluegrass band from south central Missouri. Admission is free.

Theater

“Singin’ in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Hawks Mainstage Theatre. Single tickets start at $42 for adults and $25 for students, and are available by phone at 402-553-0800 or online at www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

“Witch of Waverly Wood,” 7:30 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theatre, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. The family-friendly melodramas encourage audience participation. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Family packages (2 adults, 2 children) are $20. To reserve tickets, call 402-944-2523, Ext. 7122.

Events

Opening of “Patriotic Perches” exhibit, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha. All of the birdhouses on exhibit are decorated with various knick-knacks that represent each state. The exhibit will be on display through July 15.

Wild Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Lincoln Children’s Zoo. The zoo opens at 9 a.m. and stays open late until 8 p.m. every Wednesday through August. The zoo will feature special animal demonstrations on the Animal Encounter Stage. Admission is $9.95 for adults (ages 13-61), $8.95 for children (ages 2-12) and seniors (62 and over) and free for children 1 and under.

Omaha Baseball History Tour, 1-3 p.m., Nebraska Tour Company, 225 N. 12th St., Omaha. Take a trip across time and relive the history of baseball in Omaha with a local expert historian aboard Ollie the Trolley. More details are located on Nebraska Tour Company’s Facebook page. Admission is $35.

Raising Cane’s Cruise Night, 5-8 p.m., Raising Cane’s, 1058 E. 23rd St., Fremont. Anyone with an antique, classic or hot rod – auto, motorcycle or truck – is welcome. Please park your vehicle on the north side of the restaurant. The cruise nights will continue every Wednesday evening through Sept. 12.

June 21

Concerts

Concert in the Park featuring Blue House, 7 p.m., John C. Fremont Park. The event will include food vendors, kids’ activities and more. Admission is free.

Oak Ridge Boys and Home Free, 7 p.m., Pinewood Bowl Theater, Lincoln. Tickets range from $39.50 to $80 and are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Swingin’ at SumTur featuring the Nebraska Czech Brass Band, 7 p.m., SumTur Amphitheater, Papillion. Admission is free.

Mary Chapin Carpenter, 7:30 p.m., Holland Performing Arts Center, Omaha. Tickets start at $34.50 and are available by phone at 402-345-0606 or online at www.ticketomaha.com.

Theater

“Singin’ in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Hawks Mainstage Theatre. Single tickets start at $42 for adults and $25 for students, and are available by phone at 402-553-0800 or online at www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

Events

Omaha Quilters’ Guild 40th Annual Quilt Show, 5-8 p.m., 12520 Westport Parkway, La Vista. Visitors may view over 270 quilts, see demonstrations and peruse the goods from many vendors. The show will continue through June 23. Admission is $9 for a day pass and $12 for a multi-day pass, $7 for seniors (65 and over) and $4 for children (ages 3-12).

Hamburger night, 5:30-7 p.m., Fremont Eagles Club. Everyone is welcome.

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