The temperature is dropping, but that’s not going to stop weekend activities in Omaha.
There are countless fall festivities to enjoy.
Watch out for zombies roaming Benson streets at the annual Zombie Walk. Jump on a hay rack ride at a local pumpkin patch or go on a cupcake run.
Check out the huge list of weekend happenings that we’ve compiled for you.
Swing by the Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch, 11001 S. 48th St. Fun barn, ziplines, slides, climbing nets, 50-foot obstacle bounce house, hayrack ride, pirate cove, enchanted forest, haunted cave and spooky forest. Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Admission: $6. Information: www.bellevueberryfarm.com and 402-331-5500.
Visit Vala’s Pumpkin Patch for a day full of activities including The Amazing Arthur Show, ABC Dance, Flying Stunt Dog Show, The Pigtukey Derby Pig Races and more.
Check out daily activities at the Omaha Children’s Museum’s Cobweb Castle.
Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear is at the Durham Museum.
The Shadow’s Edge, 3457 S. 84th St. (Mangelsen’s parking lot) is open Friday through Oct. 31. Hours: Dusk to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; dusk to 12:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Admission: $11, $6 on Mondays. Information: theshadowsedge.com.
Feeling nerdy? Head to Math Alive! at the Strategic Air and Space Museum. The math exhibit features what kids love most – video games, sports, fashion, music, robotics, and more – and creates interactive experiences to excite them about the subject.
Green Revolution Exhibit at Fontenelle Forest in Bellevue will have snacks, drinks, and togetherness to celebrate the unveiling of community art project created by Bart Vargas, Girls, Inc., Completely Kids, and Arts for All, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Check out the Fall Parade of Homes this weekend, click here for a map.
Benson Plant Rescue will hold its annual meeting from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Lauritzen Gardens, First and Bancroft Streets. People who are not garden members will get free admission to attend the meeting.
The “Things That Go” exhibit opened at the Omaha Children’s Museum.
It’s Harvest Fun Days at Hummel. Take a ride to our pumpkin patch, make fall crafts, explore the trails, play games, enjoy story time, and much more! Admission is free for all ages. Hay Rack Rides to the pumpkin patch and activities will go from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pumpkins are $2 each. Information: 402-444-4760.
“Robin Hood” is now showing at The Rose Theater through Oct. 27. The show is recommended for children ages 5 to 11.For tickets and show times, visitrosetheater.org.
The next Sunday with a Scientist program for kids and families at the University of Nebraska State Museum of Natural History will focus on bats. The event will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Morrill Hall.
The Wedding Essentials Idea Show at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs is Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Head over to Stinson Park to join YMCA instructors for a free Zumba class that will uplift you spirit and renew your passion for fitness. Class begins at 11 a.m. and last for one hour.
Head to a fall craft event.
Spooktacular kicks off at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Sunday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It’ll also be held Oct. 26 and 27. Purchase tickets in advance for $7 per person for zoo members or $8 for nonmembers. Children age 2 and younger are admitted free. Costumes are welcome. For tickets, visit Guest Services at the zoo or omahazoo.com.
Halloween Junior Chefs Snack Attack is 3 p.m. Oct. 21 at the La Vista Community Center, 8116 Park View Blvd. The La Vista Recreation Department and La Vista Public Library will teach children ages 7 to 10 to prepare creative, healthy snacks. Cost: $5 per child. Registration must be made by Wednesday. Space is limited to 16 participants. Call 402-331-3455 to sign up.
For restaurants with free meals for the kids, check out our free kids meal list.
Read our really big list of Halloween things to do in Omaha, by clicking here.
Lil’ Chefs Halloween Storytime and Cooking Class is 11 a.m. Tuesday at the La Vista Community Center, 8116 Park View Blvd.
Buy your ticket for “A Christmas Carol”, which will be staged Nov. 22 through Dec. 23 at the Omaha Community Playhouse in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre.
Get your kids active in the Mudpies play group at Fontenelle Forest in Bellevue.
Check out the Halloween event and kids craft projects at the Brass Pro Shop in Council Bluffs.
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