Looking for something to do this weekend? See a custom car show, shop for crafts or celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
World of Wheels
See hundreds of classic and custom cars at the 63rd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels at the CenturyLink Center in downtown Omaha. Hours are 3 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Guest appearances include WWE actor Dean Ambrose and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tickets, $5 to $18, are available at any O’Reilly location or at the door.
Spring Arts & Crafts Show
Shop from more than 100 local vendors selling homemade goods such as furniture, wooden products, food and blankets, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children 10 and younger.
St. Patrick’s Day events
American Legion Post #1, 7811 Davenport St., will be open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. to celebrate the Irish holiday. Accordion artist Stan Galli and his band, a five-piece vintage rock group, will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is free. Reuben sandwiches and corned beef and cabbage will be available for purchase.
Annie’s Irish Pub, 1101 Davenport Plaza, opens at 6 a.m. Green eggs and ham will be available for purchase. A block party in the Capitol District will begin with live music from Secret Weapon and Cody Hicks at noon. Admission is free.
Barrett’s Barleycorn Pub & Grill, 4322 Leavenworth St., will start its annual holiday event at 8 a.m. Omaha Pipes and Drums will perform outdoors at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. An Irish breakfast will be available for purchase.
Castle Barrett, 4330 Leavenworth St., opens at 11 a.m. with an Irish luncheon and live band from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Omaha Pipes and Drums will perform outdoors at noon. Admission is free. Corned beef and cabbage, Irish potatoes, stew and soda bread will be available for purchase.
Beer Corner USA, 3578 Farnam St., will host three celebrations at The Crescent Moon, Max & Joe’s Tavern and Huber Haus German Bier Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Admission is free. Foods such as the Blackstone Reuben and corned beef and cabbage dinner will be available for purchase.
Maloney’s Irish Pub, 1830 N. 72nd St., will host its 10th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration starting at 6 a.m. Stephen Monroe will perform from noon to 3 p.m., Omaha Pipes and Drums at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and Connor-Dowling will start at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Green pancakes and corned beef and cabbage will be available for purchase.
Tangier Shrine, 2823 S. 84th St., will host its annual Irish feed from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The $12 Irish dinner includes corned beef and cabbage, carrots, fried baby potatoes, rye bread and butter. Drinks will be available for additional purchase.
Two Fine Irishmen, 18101 R Plaza, will host its annual event starting at 6 a.m. Omaha Pipes and Drums will perform at 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Bucka Rose will perform from 4 to 8 p.m. and Envy at 9 p.m. Admission is $5 after 1 p.m. Food will be available for purchase.
General O’Neill Wreath Laying Ceremony
The Ancient Order of Hibernians Omaha Chapter will host its annual honor guard and wreath laying ceremony for Gen. John O’Neill at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 4912 Leavenworth St. An Ireland native and American Civil War veteran, General John O’Neill founded O’Neill, Nebraska, which was proclaimed the Irish Capital of Nebraska by the governor in 1969. Mass at Holy Cross, 48th and Woolworth Streets, will follow at 11 a.m. Food and fellowship will follow at Horseman’s Park, 62nd and Q Streets.
St. Patrick’s Trolley Crawl
Celebrate the Irish holiday in Ralston from 3 to 9 p.m. Hop on and off the free trolley at Scorz Sports Center, 7602 Main St.; The Village Bar, 5700 S. 77th St.; Molly’s Pub, 8525 Park Drive; and Ralston Keno, 5130 S. 72nd St. Food and drink will be available for purchase at each location.