Through August 1
Native Omaha Days
Various sites, venues
Hours, prices vary
Let's get this out of the way right now: Native Omaha Days is not just for "black folk." Yes, this biennial community reunion is a largely African-American celebration, but it features way-cool events open to everyone.
Social mixer @ Native Omahans Club
Welcome Home Party @ Loves Jazz & Arts Center
Omaha Black Music and Community Hall of Fame dinner/awards show @ Slowdown
Homecoming Parade @ 30th and Lake
Mahogany Festival @ 24th and Grant
Welcome Home Dance @ MidAmerica Center
Community Waffle Breakfast & Outdoor Church @ Bryant Center
Homecoming Picnic @ Elmwood Park Pavilion
Black & White Steppers Ball @ DC Center
Blue Monday @ Native Omahans Club
Embrace the urban groove and show some solidarity at this week-long block party.