Lost Reindeer at Tree Adventure
Nov. 28-Dec. 3/NEBRASKA – Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Santa’s reindeer are lost inside the Tree Adventure, and we need your help to find them! Join with family and friends in a fun-for-all-ages scavenger hunt to discover where the reindeer are hiding along the Tree House Trail. Then use our special mailbox to send a letter to Santa to let him know where to find his reindeer in time for his Christmas ride! Activity is available during regular hours and is included with your Tree Adventure admission. Purchase Tree Adventure tickets in advance at https://arbordayfarm.ticketspice.com/arbor-day-farm-tree-adventure Discover something new every time you visit! Open Tues. – Sun.
Christmas at Union Station
Nov. 24-Jan. 7/OMAHA – Time to dust off those ornaments and deck the halls! Christmas at Union Station presented by FNBO is back, and we can’t wait to see you at the museum! From the massive 40-foot-tall twinkling tree to holidays around the globe to Santa himself, you won’t want to miss all that we have planned. Various concerts featured. The tree lighting ceremony returns in-person! Friday, November 24, 4-8PM (Tree Lighting happens at about 7PM) Enjoy loads of entertainment including live music from Michael Walker, cookie decorating, scavenger hunt and holiday crafts, plus Santa himself!
For more information, visit Christmas at Union Station 2023 – The Durham Museum : The Durham Museum
White Christmas Exhibition
Nov. 21 – Jan. 28/OMAHA – At The Durham, in partnership with the Rosemary Clooney House Museum and collectors Stephen and Heather French Henry, will host White Christmas: The Exhibition during the museum’s Christmas at Union Station season. See film costumes created by legendary designer Edith Head, props, sheet music and more! Don’t miss out on iconic costumes such as the blue “Sisters” dresses, Vera-Ellen’s sparkling “Mandy” outfit and reproductions of the red dresses from the film’s finale. Join us in celebrating the music, costumes and pageantry in an exhibit that is sure to be a highlight of the holiday season! Admission is $15, children ages 3-12 are $8. See more at https://durhammuseum.org/
Maker & Baker Holiday Market
Dec. 9/ASHLAND – A vendor fair for arts, crafts, and baked goods from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Strategic Air Command Aerospace Museum. An event set amidst the fascinating world of aviation and aerospace. Whether you’re a seasoned shopper, a craft connoisseur, or simply looking to soak up the holiday spirit, this event promises something special for everyone. Discover an array of unique gifts and delectable treats. Come and be a part of a memorable, one-of-a-kind celebration, where inspiration takes flight and the spirit of the season soars high. Also, “Santa Goes to Space” takes place on this day with hot cocoa with the elves, meet favorite Star Wars characters, catch a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and songs from the Salvation Army Youth Band. Santa will be on hand to visit from noon to 4 p.m. https://www.sacmuseum.org/online-ticket-sales/
Holiday Festival & Tour of Homes
Dec. 10/NORFOLK – 1-9 p.m. starting at Elkhorn Valley Museum. Wander into the enchanting past with the Tour of Historic Homes, where every doorway holds a story waiting to be discovered! Tour of Homes tickets include the Cocoa & Cookie Reception from 1-2:30 p.m. Immerse yourself in the charm of yesteryears, then step into the present at the Holiday Festival, filled with live music from The Holiday Jam Band, delicious snacks, and a tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. in Verges Park.
Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebrations
Dec. 14-17/OMAHA – 7:30 p.m. Thu. & Fri, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun at the Holland Performing Arts Center. It’s the merriest way to celebrate the season!Join us for Omaha’s favorite holiday tradition complete with singers, dancers, community partners, and your Omaha Symphony! Ticket prices vary. For more information, visit https://www.omahasymphony.org/concerts/christmas-celebration-2023