5 Christmas Shows to Check Out This Season Around Lincoln, NE

Christmas shows in Lincoln, NECelebrate the Christmas season this year with some great shows coming to the Lincoln area. Families have plenty of options among plays, concerts, and comedy. And there’s no better way to get the holiday spirit than hearing some classic Christmas songs.

Here are some of the events coming to the stage. Book your tickets before they sell out!

Nutcracker Ballet

The Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company and the Nebraska Symphony Chamber Orchestra are putting on one of the most entertaining classic Christmas shows this year. The Nutcracker Ballet has been a staple show during the holidays for decades. This year, almost 200 dance students from southeastern Nebraska will be bringing this Christmas story to the stage.

They have a 7:00 p.m. performance on Friday, December 7 as well as at 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on December 8. The show will be held at the main stage at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

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Three Back-to-School Events Coming Up in Omaha

Back to School spelled out with lettered tilesSummer is close to winding down, and it’s nearly time for the kids to go back to school. If you’re looking for something fun to do before they go back, here are three events in Omaha to celebrate the end of summer and the start of the new school year.

  1. Family Fun Carnival

The annual Family Fun Carnival is an indoor event at the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum in nearby Ashland. This year’s event has been expanded to include more games, jugglers, bounce houses, and an animal attraction.

There will be a demonstration from Wildlife Encounters, and carnival games will be scattered throughout the museum. Look for a special obstacle course, a shuttle slide, and two bounce houses that are solely for children under 5 years of age.

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