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- Kid-friendly family paint classes over Winter Break. $20 per person and includes 10 bulb light kits and batteries. Limited spots, reserve here.
- Magical Snowman – Dec 22 at 7 p.m.
- Sparkling Snowman – Dec 23rd at 11 a.m.
- Tangled Antlers – Dec 23rd at 3 p.m.
- Tangled Up – Dec 26th at 10:30 a.m.
- Magical Snowman – Dec 27th at 10:30 a.m.
- Happy Snowman – Dec 28th at 10:30 a.m.
- Tangled Up – Dec 29th at 10:30 a.m.
- Magical Snowman – Dec 30 at 10:30 a.m.
Holiday Lights Spectacular at Midtown Crossing – Nov. 26 – Jan. 1, Nightly Thursday – Sunday at 7 p.m., FREE
- A choreographed blend of light and holiday music projected onto Midtown Crossing’s condominium buildings, the Holiday Lights Spectacular will run approx. 20-minutes every Thursday thru Sunday night. – Saturday, Nov. 26, thru Sunday Jan. 1, 2016 – starting at 7 p.m.
Gingerbread House Display at the Mormon Trail Center and Kanesville Tabernacle – Nov. 19 – Dec. 31 (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
- One of our favorite Christmas traditions is seeing the intricately designed Gingerbread Houses. They also have a fun Scavenger Hunt at each location with a picture option for the younger children.
- The center closes at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. The center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
- Location: 3215 State Street, Omaha, and 222 East Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
FREE Carriage Rides
Carriage Rides at Shadow Lake Towne Center – Friday, Dec. 23 (12 – 4 p.m.)
- Enjoy complimentary Carriage Rides at Shadow Lake Towne Center. Weather permitting.
Carriage Rides at Village Pointe – Friday, Dec. 23 (1 -5 p.m.)
- Take a horse and carriage ride down Village Pointe’s Main Street. Catch the carriage in front of Marcus Theaters near the fireplace. Weather permitting.
Omaha Public Library Holiday Events – Dec. 1 – 31, FREE
- Enjoy many special Holiday Events including Santa visits, special storytimes, crafts, and more at Omaha Public Libraries. Some events may require registration (RR)
- Thursday, Dec. 22, 4:30 p.m.: Kids Holiday Craft at A.V. Sorensen Branch
- Friday & Saturday, Dec. 23 & 24, 10:30 a.m.: Holiday Family Sing-Along at W. Clarke Swanson Branch
FREE Admission to Lauritzen Gardens – Dec. 24 – 31
- A special gift to the community! Visitors to the garden can tour the holiday poinsettia show during the day, or see the show aglow on Sunday through Wednesday evenings. They can tour the lush landscapes of the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory, watch model garden trains, write letters to Santa, and more.
- Hours of operation will be December 24: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., December 26-28: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and December 29-31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The garden will be closed on Christmas Day.
- Choose from 8 Indoor or Outdoor Ice Rinks, including Grover Ice, offering Open Skate, Parties, a variety of Learn to Skate Classes, and more.
- Find many indoor play centers in the Omaha Area that provide a great option for active play.
- Have a fun-filled Holiday Break in Omaha with these 10+ Free or inexpensive activities!
Find these and many more events in the Omaha Kids Calendar!
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Have a wonderful fun-filled weekend!