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Entertainment Calendar

Friday

Concerts

Johnny Manhattan Orchestra, 7-10 p.m., DelRay Ballroom, Lincoln. The doors open at 6 p.m. There is a $10 per person cover charge at the door ($8 per person for groups of 10 or more). A short dance lesson will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is included in the cover charge.

Corteo by Cirque Du Soliel, 7:30 p.m., Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln. Tickets start at $42 for adults and $28 for children ages 2-12. Tickets are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Impractical Jokers, 7:30 p.m., Pinewood Bowl Theater, Lincoln. Tickets ($46.50-$96) are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Shania Twain, 8 p.m., CenturyLink Center Omaha. Tickets start at $27 and are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Theater

“The Mountaintop,” 7:30 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Howard Drew Theatre. Single tickets start at $24 for adults and $18 for students. To purchase tickets, call 402-553-0800 or visit www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

“WICKED,” 8 p.m., Orpheum Theater, Omaha. The musical, which will continue through June 3, is the untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good. Tickets start at $54 and are available by phone at 402-345-0606 or online at www.ticketomaha.com.

Events

Rolls to Remember, 9-11 a.m., Nye Square, 655 W. 23rd St., Fremont. The event will honor local veterans and support the Fremont Veterans Memorial Park. Coffee, juice and cinnamon rolls will be served. Freewill donations will be accepted.

Endangered Species Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The day is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the endangered species at the zoo and celebrate its commitment to protecting unique wildlife. Event activities are free with zoo admission.

Endangered Species Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lincoln Children’s Zoo. Visit all of the endangered species that call the zoo home.

Bingo night, 5-8 p.m., Fremont Nazarene Church, 960 Johnson Road, Fremont. The event will include bingo, food and fun prizes. Everyone is welcome.

Beef stroganoff dinner, 5:30-7 p.m., Fremont Eagles Club. The regular menu also will be available. Down Memory Lane will be playing from 7-11 p.m. with a special performance by Beat Street at 8 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Saturday

Concerts

PJ Masks Live: Time To Be A Hero, 3 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln. Tickets start at $35 and are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Corteo by Cirque Du Soliel, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln. Tickets start at $42 for adults and $28 for children ages 2-12. Tickets are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Saturdays @ Stinson Concert Series, 7 p.m., Stinson Park at Aksarben Village, Omaha. The event also will include face painting, balloon artists, fountain fun and playground equipment for the kids. Admission is free.

US, 8 p.m., CenturyLink Center Omaha. Tickets start at $41 and are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Theater

“WICKED,” 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Orpheum Theater, Omaha. Tickets start at $54 and are available by phone at 402-345-0606 or online at www.ticketomaha.com.

“The Mountaintop,” 7:30 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Howard Drew Theatre. Single tickets start at $24 for adults and $18 for students. To purchase tickets, call 402-553-0800 or visit www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

Events

Cornhusker Cat Club ACFA Championship & Household Pet Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Christensen Field Arena, Fremont.

Bob Bruner Memorial Fishing Derby, 9 a.m. to noon, Fremont State Lakes Recreation Area, Lake 2. Each child must be accompanied by a parent to be entered into the derby and casting contest. Rods and reels will be given away, along with free hot dogs and pop.

Free Fishing and Park Entry Day, Nebraska state parks. Anyone can explore outdoor opportunities at any Nebraska state park, state recreation area or state historical park. Anglers must observe all fishing regulations. Camping, lodging and all other user fees still apply at state park areas.

Animals Got Talent, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lincoln Children’s Zoo. Visit all of your animal friends and learn about each of their special talents. Then cast your vote for your favorite. The zoo also will have special shows at the animal encounter stage showcasing some of the most talented animals.

Behind the Scenes, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, near Ashland. The event includes a temporary display of aviation reconnaissance artifacts, including reconnaissance analysis during the cold war and an opportunity to tour the curatorial archives to view rare artifacts from World War II through the cold war. Advanced registration is not required. Admission is $12 for adults, $11 for seniors or military, $6 for youth ages 4-12, and free for children 3 and under.

Mud Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue. Visitors are invited to experience the health benefits of playing in the mud by going on a barefoot hike, dig and build, make some tracks, and paint with mud. Included is a clean-up station so you can wash some of the mud off before heading home. Admission is $9.50 for adults and $7.50 for children ages 2-17.

Sunday

Concerts

Corteo by Cirque Du Soliel, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln. Tickets start at $42 for adults and $28 for children ages 2-12. Tickets are available by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Theater

“WICKED,” 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Orpheum Theater, Omaha. Tickets start at $54 and are available by phone at 402-345-0606 or online at www.ticketomaha.com.

“The Mountaintop,” 2 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Howard Drew Theatre. Single tickets start at $24 for adults and $18 for students. To purchase tickets, call 402-553-0800 or visit www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

Events

Midtown Crossing Annual Car Show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Midtown Crossing, Omaha. The fifth annual car show will feature vintage rides and hot rod cars. Admission is free.

Sunday with a Scientist, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Morrill Hall, Lincoln. Activities will focus on bird migration and nesting grounds. Children and families will be able to track Sandhill Crane migration as part of an interactive game, learn more about bird research, and participate in a dance replicating prairie chicken behavior. Admission is $6 for adults (19 and over), $3 for children (5-18 years), and free for children 4 and under.

Family Sundays at The Forest: Resident Reptiles, 1-3 p.m., Fontenelle Forest, Bellevue. Visitors may view educational reptiles (snakes and turtles) up close. Admission is $9.50 for adults and $7.50 for children ages 2-17.

Tuesday

Theater

“WICKED,” 7:30 p.m., Orpheum Theater, Omaha. Tickets start at $54 and are available by phone at 402-345-0606 or online at www.ticketomaha.com.

Wednesday

Events

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.

May 24

Theater

“The Mountaintop,” 7:30 p.m., Omaha Community Playhouse’s Howard Drew Theatre. Single tickets start at $24 for adults and $18 for students. To purchase tickets, call 402-553-0800 or visit www.omahaplayhouse.com or www.ticketomaha.com.

“WICKED,” 7:30 p.m., Orpheum Theater, Omaha. Tickets start at $54 and are available by phone at 402-345-0606 or online at www.ticketomaha.com.

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