Entertainment Schedule: Fireworks, Living History Weekend and Community Celebrations | Arts & Theater

Friday

Theater

“Rustlers of Red Rock,” 7:30 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theater, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. Tickets for the melodrama are $9 for adults, $7 for ages 12 and under, and $28 for families of two adults and two children under 12. A Nebraska Park Entry Permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.

Shakespeare On The Green with “Othello,” 8-10 p.m., Elmwood Park, 60th and Dodge Streets, Omaha. Free entry.

Events

Fremont Eagles Club open 3 p.m. to midnight, 649 N. Main St., Fremont. The club may stay open later or close earlier depending on business. The kitchen will be open from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu will include catfish, shrimp, burgers and cheeseburgers, entrees, chicken fillets, baked potatoes, fries, onion rings and salad. Everyone is welcome.

Bakersfield Live Music, 7-11pm, Fremont Eagles Club Ground Floor, Fremont. There are no entrance fees. Everyone is welcome.

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Fiesta Friday and Fireworks Friday at the Fremont Moo Baseball Game, 7:05 p.m., Moller Field, 750 S. Broad St., Fremont. There will be La Hacienda margaritas and fiesta-themed entertainment all night long. Fireworks will be presented after the game.

Saturday

Gigs

Saturdays @ Stinson Concert Series with Joystick, 7-10 p.m., Stinson Park in Aksarben Village, Omaha. There will be food and drink vendors, makeup artists and balloon artists. Participants can bring chairs, blankets and coolers.

Brett Eldredge and Lauren Alaina, 8 p.m., Gene Leahy Mall Performance Pavilion, Omaha. Admission is free to the concert which is part of the RiverFront’s grand opening celebration.

Theater

“The Dragon Slayer,” 5:30 p.m. and “Something’s Rotten in Green Bend,” 7:30 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theater, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. Tickets for the melodrama are $9 for adults, $7 for ages 12 and under, and $28 for families of two adults and two children under 12. A Nebraska Park Entry Permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.

Shakespeare On The Green with “Othello,” 8-10 p.m., Elmwood Park, 60th and Dodge Streets, Omaha. Free entry.

Events

Arlington Summer Sizzle, Arlington. Activities will include a flag ceremony, 5,000 mile run/walk, petting zoo, gaga ball, four volleyball squares, free pool access, 4-H sizzle grill, water slide , barbecue contest, train rides, children’s parade, tug of war 3 on 3. war, potato sack races, cornhole tournament, inflatables for children, service dinner Arlington arson, live music by the Pokorny Brothers with Taylor Wakefield, live music by the Silver Moon Band and a fireworks show.

Living History Weekend, Fort Atkinson State Historic Park, Fort Calhoun. Donald Hickey, a historian of the War of 1812, will present the history of the American flag, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” at Fort Atkinson Council House at 11 a.m. Ice cream will be served at 12:15 p.m. near the Council. House, followed by a concert in the park at 12:25 p.m.

Fremont Eagles Club open noon to midnight, 649 N. Main St., Fremont. The club may stay open later or close earlier depending on business.

Christmas in July at the Fremont Moo Baseball Game, 7:05 p.m., Moller Field, 750 S. Broad St., Fremont. Donations for CASA Midlands will be taken at the door. Sign up for Swing for Wings at Buffalo Wild Wings in Fremont.

Live music by country singer/songwriter Ashley Wineland and her full band, 9 p.m., Buck’s Bar & Grill, 27849 W. Center Road, Venice. Tickets are $10.

Fireworks, 10 p.m., Arlington.

Fireworks, 10 p.m., south side of Valley Shores Lake, near Valley.

Fireworks, 10 p.m., Woodcliff Lakes, south of Fremont.

Sunday

Gigs

Nebraska Wind Symphony, 6 p.m., The Granary District, Ralston. Big band Nebraska Wind Symphony Swingtones will kick off the evening, followed by the NWS Symphonic Band at 7 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring a chair and/or blanket. Free entry.

Lemon Fresh Day, 8-11pm, The Granary District, Ralston. Free entry.

Theater

“The Dragon Slayer,” 3 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theater, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. Tickets for the melodrama are $9 for adults, $7 for ages 12 and under, and $28 for families of two adults and two children under 12. A Nebraska Park Entry Permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.

Shakespeare On The Green with “Othello,” 8-10 p.m., Elmwood Park, 60th and Dodge Streets, Omaha. Free entry.

Events

Living History Weekend, Fort Atkinson State Historic Park, Fort Calhoun. Donald Hickey, a historian of the War of 1812, will present the history of the American flag, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” at Fort Atkinson Council House at 11 a.m. Ice cream will be served at 12:15 p.m. near the Council. House, followed by a concert in the park at 12:25 p.m.

Uncle Sam Jam, 4-10:30 p.m., Oak Lake Park, Lincoln. Food vendors open at 4 p.m. with live Soul Dawg music from 6:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fireworks will start at 10 p.m. Free entry.

Red, White and Moo at the Fremont Moo Baseball Game, 5:05 p.m., Moller Field, 750 S. Broad St., Fremont. Wear your best America-themed spirit clothes to receive a $5 general admission ticket. Sunday is also Bark in the Park and Family Funday Sunday. Dogs on a leash and children under 12 enter free.

Party in the Park, 6 p.m., Oakland City Park, Oakland. Activities will include bouncy houses, petting zoo, face painting, ducks on the Logan, beer garden and food, pony rides, games and fireworks.

Fremont Community Fireworks, 10 p.m., Christensen Field, Fremont.

Monday

Events

Hooper’s 4th of July celebration, Hooper. Activities will include a fun race, car show, softball tournament, miniature golf, diving, children’s water fights, old-fashioned hymn singing, parade, pie and cream ice social, an FFA labor auction, beer garden, live music by The Silver Moon Music and fireworks.

Wahoo 4th of July festivities, Wahoo. Hot dogs, fries and drinks will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Smith Park. A children’s parade will begin at noon at the Wahoo Vet’s Club. Wahoo Aquatic Center will be open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. with games and special activities. Old-fashioned games will be played at 1 p.m. in the park. A fireworks display will begin at 10 p.m. at Lake Wanahoo.

West Point 4th of July Celebration, West Point. Activities will include a Fun Run/Walk, Sand Volleyball Tournament, Inclusive Playground Grand Opening, Quilts of Valor Presentation, Bouncy House and Inflatables, Knights of Columbus BBQ and Bonfire fireworks.

62nd Annual Ralston Independence Day Celebration, Ralston. Activities will include a fun run/walk, parade, firefighter water fights, post-parade party featuring Pam and the Pearls, firecracker-eating contest and fireworks.

USS Omaha Symphony Concert and Fireworks, 8-10:20 p.m., 900 Farnam St., Omaha. The grand finale of the Gene Leahy Mall’s four-day opening celebration of RiverFront will be the Army Concert featuring the Omaha Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra will perform patriotic American favourites. A fireworks display will begin at 10 p.m. Free entry.

Tuesday

Theater

“Rustlers of Red Rock,” 7:30 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theater, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. Tickets for the melodrama are $9 for adults, $7 for ages 12 and under, and $28 for families of two adults and two children under 12. A Nebraska Park Entry Permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.

Events

Fremont Eagles Club open 3 p.m. to midnight, 649 N. Main St., Fremont. The club may stay open later or close earlier depending on business. The pitch will be played at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday

Theater

“Something’s Rotten in Green Bend,” 7:30 p.m., Denman and Mary Mallory Kountze Memorial Theater, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, near Ashland. Tickets for the melodrama are $9 for adults, $7 for ages 12 and under, and $28 for families of two adults and two children under 12. A Nebraska Park Entry Permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.

Shakespeare On The Green with “Othello,” 8-10 p.m., Elmwood Park, 60th and Dodge Streets, Omaha. Free entry.

Events

Fremont 4-H Expo Horse Show, 9 a.m., Livestock Arena, Christensen Field, Fremont. Free entry.

Wild Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Lincoln Children’s Zoo. The zoo will stay open late until 8 p.m. every Wednesday in June, July, and August.

Fremont Eagles Club open 3 p.m. to midnight, 649 N. Main St., Fremont. The club may stay open later or close earlier depending on business.

July 7

Gigs

Concert in the Park with The Silver Moon Band, 7 p.m., John C. Fremont City Park, Eighth and Broad Streets, Fremont. The John C. Fremont Days Opening Ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. Children’s activities will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. Free entry. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Jazz on the Green with Alexis Arai, 7:30-10 p.m., Midtown Crossing, Omaha. Free entry.

Theater

Shakespeare On The Green with “Othello,” 8-10 p.m., Elmwood Park, 60th and Dodge Streets, Omaha. Free entry.

Events

Fremont 4-H Expo, Christensen Field, Fremont. Events will include the Sheep Show (9 a.m.), Goat Meat Show (5 p.m.) and Archery Competition (5 p.m.). Free entry.

Fremont Eagles Club open 3 p.m. to midnight, 649 N. Main St., Fremont. The club may stay open later or close earlier depending on business. The kitchen will be open from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu will include burgers and cheeseburgers, tacos and soup. Everyone is welcome.

Cruise to John C. Fremont Park, 6-8 p.m., John C. Fremont Park, Ninth and Broad Streets, Fremont. The Fremont Antique Car Club will sponsor the weekly cruise through September 29. All cars, trucks and motorcycles – whether classics, hot rods, street rods, muscle cars, 50s finned cars or antiques – are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and join fellow automotive enthusiasts for a relaxing chat while admiring the vehicles. For more information, visit the club’s Facebook page.

Classics With a Cause featuring “Shawshank Redemption,” Dusk (approx. 9:15 p.m.), Quasar Drive-In Theatre, Nebraska Highway 36 and 300th Street, Valley. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Each week, a sponsor offers free admission to a classic movie at the drive-in theater. Voluntary donations will be accepted at the box office and online. Donations collected each week will directly benefit a local charitable cause. Along with a classic movie, the theater also hosts a weekly Hot Rod & Classic Car Cruise party. Special discounts for dealership items will be given to customers arriving in a classic or specialty vehicle.

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