Beyond Berkshire: No shortage of other events in Omaha area

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Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:52 am, Tue May 20, 2014.

A number of Omaha-area events are coinciding with this year's Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. Check out this calendar:

>> Omaha Storm Chasers vs. Oklahoma City at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Werner Park, 12356 Ballpark Way in Papillion. Saturday's game will be “Husker night” featuring Nebraska football alumni. Other games on Sunday at 2:05 p.m. and Monday at 11:05 a.m.

>> Classical musician Itzhak Perlman performs at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St., at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets start at $35 and are available at or 402-345-0606.

Berkshire Live

Live coverage: Our live chat begins at 7:30 a.m. and continues through the question-and-answer session with Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. At 5 p.m., join a post-meeting chat with World-Herald Berkshire Hathaway reporter Steve Jordon.

>> Lewis and Clark Kite Flying Festival at the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Includes activity booths, kite flying, food, music by the Rivertown String Band and professional kite fliers.

>> Cinco de Mayo Omaha festival

Saturday: Parade begins at 10 a.m. and runs from 24th and D Streets to 24th and L. A fiesta will follow; more than 80 restaurants offering food, margaritas and live music will be on hand from noon to 10:30 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m. Mariachi Mass on Plaza del Raza at 25th and N Streets, followed by a health fair from noon to 3 p.m. The carnival, food and vendor booths and live entertainment festivities will continue from noon to 8 p.m.

>> Omaha Farmers Markets featuring fresh produce and handmade products kick off Saturday in the Old Market from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Sunday at Aksarben Village, 67th and Center Streets, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

>> The Toast Nebraska Wine Festival at Mahoney State Park, 28500 W. Park Highway in Ashland, Neb., is Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $25 to $65 to sample vintages from 17 Nebraska wineries. The weekend includes live music, unlimited wine sampling, an amateur wine-making competition, unique food pairings, art and jewelry vendors and trolley tours through the park.

>> The Rockbrook Village Spring Fever Craft Show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the shopping center at 108th Street and West Center Road. This juried craft show, now in its 26th year, offers 90 vendors from six states.

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