Go Nuts for Local Donuts

The Greater Omaha Young Professionals are hosting “Donut Show” June 4th at the Bancroft Street Market. This isn’t your standard fried dough fare, but gourmet pastries provided by some of the most creative minds in Omaha. Featuring several local bakeries like Gerda’s, Culprit Café, Olsen Bake Shop, and Mad Ox, the event is part of The Greater Omaha Young Professional’s Neighborhood stroll series taking place all summer. Coffee will be provided by No More Empty Cups, and a tour of South 10th street corridor and Little Italy will take place at 10:45.

The Greater Omaha YP’s Donut Show

Saturday June 4th from 8:30am to 10:30am

Bancroft Street Market

Ugly Duck Makes a Beautiful Return

Ugly Duck has returned from their Ramen research and development trip to Tokyo and has organized the first of what they hope will be monthly pop-ups in collaboration with local establishments. This month’s venture takes place Saturday, and will have the team collaborating with Rhizosphere Farm for produce, Truebridge Farm for pork, and Libations from Brickway Brewery & Distillery. Dessert will be provided by Ugly Duck mainstay DoDo. The event is limited to only 75 attendees, but a few tickets are still available! Head to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rhizosphere-farm-ugly-duck-farm-fire-dinner-tickets-25391135570#tickets  for more details and tickets.

Ugly Duck at Rhizosphere Farm

Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Rhizosphere Farm – 3306 Lima Trail, Missouri Valley, IA

Vino at Village Pointe

Village Pointe is hosting a Food and Wine Festival June 10. Samples of over 150 wines will be available, along with food and demonstrations from several Village Pointe restaurants. Your $60 ticket, which is available for purchase at Brix, will include samples of food and wine, a souvenir tasting glass, live music, demos, and a portion of proceeds will benefit The Ronald McDonald House. If purchased by June 10, you will also receive a $10 gift card to Brix.

6th annual Village Pointe Food and Wine Festival

June 10 and 11 4pm-9pm

Village Pointe Shopping Center at 168th and Dodge

Nine Holes of Networking

The Women’s Wine and Nine, a networking event for professional women, will take place Monday, June 13. A fun afternoon for beginners to seasoned golfers will include prizes, wine, and an opportunity to meet other area professionals in a casual, fun environment. Tickets are still available at


Women’s Wine and Nine

Platteview Golf Club

4215 Platteview Rd in Bellevue

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