The first event at the Ralston Arena will be a concert. Country star Rodney Atkins will break in the newly-constructed building with a concert on Oct. 19.
Tickets to the concert, which features opener Kelleigh Bannen, go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through ralstontix.com or by phone at 800-440-3741.
Atkins' hit songs, which No. 1 singles such as “Watching You” and “It's America,” will be the first to test out the sound system at the 3,500-seat arena.
In addition to concerts, the arena will host the Omaha Lancers and Omaha Beef. The World Beer Festival will also take place at the Ralston Arena on Nov. 3.
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