Visit the Zoo like a kid again! But this time, with beer.

Tickets are selling fast for the second annual Brew at the Zoo suds sipping safari.  Live music, food, and games will add to the excitement as you stroll through the recently voted #1 zoo in the world. Guests 21 and older are welcome to the event, which takes place from 7-9pm, and will sample beer and wine from dozens of local breweries. Cost of the July 18th event is $55 with a $5 discount for Zoo members. There are only about 70 VIP passes remaining, which adds a pre-event party, meal voucher, and ticket for the cash-bar. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit

Brew At The Zoo

July 18

50 Shades of Green at Grey

The Grey Plume has been recognized by The Daily Meal as America’s greenest restaurant. Your favorite place for local fare has been cooking up more than just in-season side dishes, but a fully earth-friendly business model. From menus printed on recycled soy paper to the top energy efficient dish washer, Grey Plume has the recipe for sustainability. To read the full list, go to:

Grey Plume

220 S 31st Ave #3101

Designated Biker

I often find myself wishing I could stroll through the Old Market and take in the beautiful views with my favorite cocktail in hand. I also wish I could indulge in a sweet libation without the guilt that always haunts me after a night of sugary spirits. Don’t set down that beer just yet, citizens! Patio Bar is here to save your summer nights! Mixing two of Omaha’s trademarks, excellent drinks and more excellent scenery, this 16 person biker bar (see what I did there??) comes with a captain to steer and a few dozen legs to keep it moving through downtown Omaha. A roof over your head, pedals at your feet, and Omaha stretching out before you. To find out more or to schedule your Patio Bar Rental, visit

Omaha Patio Bar

Let Them Eat Cake

The International Cake Exploration Societé welcomes all cake decorators and sugar art enthusiasts to its 40th Annual Convention, July 30th -August 2nd, 2015 at the CenturyLink Center for four days of demonstrations, exhibitions, hands-on classes and an amazing array of vendors from all over the globe. To register your own sugar art, visit

Cake And Sugar Art Convention

July 30-August 2nd

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