There's so much going on in Omaha this weekend, it may be impossible to do it all. Head to Omaha Beer Fest, check out some art work, support local musicians or sample some Polish or Italian food. Just make sure to sleep.
Farnam Street, between 10th and 15th Streets
Friday through Sunday
If you're looking for some new art to hang in your home, take a walk around downtown Omaha this weekend. One hundred thirty-five artists from all over the country will be showcasing their wares.
Friday and Saturday night
Benson will be exploding with entertainment this weekend as Benson First Friday celebrates its first anniversary. Grab a wristband for Friday and Saturday night and get a chance to see any number of 80 bands performing as part of the Omaha Entertainment and Art Awards Summer Showcase. There will be visual art on display and plenty of food and drink specials, too.
Stinson Park, 67th and Center Streets
Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
General admission, $30 in advance, $35 at the door; VIP admission, $50 in advance, $60 at the door
If you didn't get your fill of brews at last weekend's beer fest in Benson, here's another opportunity. Fifty American craft breweries are represented at this two-day event.
Lewis and Clark Landing, 515 N. Riverfront Dr.
Runs Friday through Sunday
The Santa Lucia Festival was founded in 1925 by a woman who wanted to re-create a festival of the same name held in her homeland of Sicily. Today, it means we get to enjoy some delicious Italian food and see one of the most popular Frank Sinatra impersonators in the country.
Beer Corner USA, 3758 Farnam St.
Saturday, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Enjoy a beautiful day with some delicious polish sausages and pierogies as well as 11 different kinds of Polish beer. Maybe after a few beers, you'll be comfortable enough to dance to polka music in public.
Village Pointe, 168th Street and West Dodge Road
Friday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A ticket gets you a wealth of wine and food samples as well as a tasting glass and access to evening musical performances.
Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey St.
Sunday, 5:45 p.m.
Adults, $9; children, $2.50; students, teachers, military and seniors, $7; members, $4.50
This Spielberg remake of "Peter Pan" features Dustin Hoffman as the villainous Captain Hook who has come to take his revenge on the adult Peter Pan, played by Robin Williams.