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Omaha in the Anthropocene

March 10, 2018January 27, 2019

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically significant force in earth's history. Objects are also important material sources of these historical changes. This collaborative exhibition centers on the material history of the Anthropocene using [...]

Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskans and the Great War

August 18, 2018January 27, 2019

In 1917-18, citizens around the country rallied to the call for service when the United States entered the First World War. Many immigrants in Omaha had already joined the armies of their homelands but after April 1917 everyone felt the fight. Men took up arms, women trained as field nurses and children led scrap drives. [...]

Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild

September 1, 2018January 6, 2019

Legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has traveled throughout the natural world for over 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. From polar bears in the Arctic to vast herds of game on the plains of Africa, from the deep jungles of South America to the tigers of India, to images [...]

Harvest Celebration 2018 at Arbor Day Farm

September 1October 31

The fun of the Harvest Celebration lasts all fall season at Arbor Day Farm. Head to the Tree Adventure, Apple House Market, and Arbor Lodge Mansion for autumn-inspired activities, including: Sunset & S’mores: Saturdays, Sept. 1–15 Discovery Ride: Weekends, Sept 1–Oct. 28 U-Pick Apples & Corn Maze: Daily, Sept. 1–Oct. 31 AppleJack Weekend: Sept. 22–23 [...]

U-Pick Apples at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

September 4October 31

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards inside Tree Adventure. Early picking typically begins late August depending on weather. Check back here for updates. Tree Adventure hours and admission apply. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.   Make it an extra special event with a free [...]

Living History Weekend – All About Salt at Arbor Lodge

October 20 @ 9:00 amOctober 21 @ 5:00 pm

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark. Join us October 20 and 21 and discover the amazing evolution of salt and how Morton Salt revolutionized the industry. Plus, learn about some “salty [...]

Heirloom Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

October 20 @ 1:00 pmOctober 21 @ 4:00 pm

Sample heirloom apples from the Arbor Day Farm Preservation Orchard this weekend. These apples, with their unique heritage and interesting tastes and shapes, are no longer available in grocery stores. Don't miss this rare treat! Tastings are available weekends only and are free with your Tree Adventure admission.

Scarecrow Trail

October 21 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 31, 2018

Travel the Amana Colony trail through the 7 villages and find as many scarecrows as you can

Ohio Renaissance Festival

October 21 @ 10:30 am6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Where history and fantasy collide! The Ohio Renaissance Festival features 15 stages of continuous entertainment, over 150 world-class artisans, hearty food and drink, and games and rides for kids of all ages. Each weekend has its own theme from Pirates to Romance, Highland to Tricks or Treats. There's something for everyone on the sprawling 30-acre [...]

King Richard’s Faire

October 21 @ 10:30 am6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2018

One event on September 3, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 8, 2018 at 10:30am

Weekends Sept. 1-Oct. 21, 2018 & Monday Holidays 10:30am-6pm Minstrels, handsome knights, fire-eating entertainers, wacky wenches, frolicking faeries, talented dancers and artisans, and exotic tigers... This is just a sampling of what you will experience at King Richard’s Faire, a place where visitors can travel back in time and escape reality on 80 acres of [...]

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