Through August 1

Native Omaha Days

Various sites, venues

Hours, prices vary

www.nativeomahans.com

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. 

Thursday

Social mixer @ Native Omahans Club

Welcome Home Party @ Loves Jazz & Arts Center

Friday

Omaha Black Music and Community Hall of Fame dinner/awards show @ Slowdown

Saturday

Homecoming Parade @ 30th and Lake

Mahogany Festival @ 24th and Grant

Welcome Home Dance @ MidAmerica Center

Sunday

Community Waffle Breakfast & Outdoor Church @ Bryant Center

Homecoming Picnic @ Elmwood Park Pavilion

Black & White Steppers Ball @ DC Center

Monday

Blue Monday @ Native Omahans Club

Embrace the urban groove and show some solidarity at this week-long block party.


Subscribe to The Reader Newsletter

Our awesome email newsletter briefing tells you everything you need to know about what’s going on in Omaha. Delivered to your inbox every day at 11:00am.

Become a Supporting Member

Subscribe to thereader.com and become a supporting member to keep locally owned news alive. We need to pay writers, so you can read even more. We won’t waste your time, our news will focus, as it always has, on the stories other media miss and a cultural community — from arts to foods to local independent business — that defines us. Please support your locally-owned news media by becoming a member today.

Leave a comment