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Lauritzen Gardens - Escape to an urban oasis of beauty and tranquility to experience the glory of the garden. Discover a hidden sanctuary in the heart of the city. Relax while cultivating your mind in this living plant museum, conveniently located in the beautiful riverfront hills.

Heartland of America Park - Enjoy waterfalls plus the spectacular park fountain with its 300 ft. water jet. Take a Gondola ride on the 15 acre lake; see Lewis and Clark Interpretive exhibits, the WWII and Heartland Airborne Memorials; take a stroll or relax at a picnic table. A great place to relax.

Mallory Kountze Planetarium - The night sky comes to life at this wonderful planetarium. Join the audience in the theater for an educational trip through the heavens; visit the rooftop observatory for a view of the planets; or sit back and enjoy a laser show set to rock music.

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Shakespeare On The Green - The idea for an outdoor Shakespeare festival in Omaha was first conceived in the early 1980ís at Creighton University. In its history, the Festival has gained national recognition for its consistently high-quality productions, the beauty of the Elmwood Park setting, and for steadily growing, enthusiastic audiences.

College World Series - The College World Series or CWS is an annual baseball tournament held in Omaha that is the culmination of the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, which determines the NCAA Division I college baseball champion. Take your family out to the ball game!

Arbor Day Celebration - The Arbor Day Celebration features children's educational activities, a parade, free trees, a 5K run/walk, plant sale, all-you-can-eat chili cook-off, commemorative tree plantings, special award ceremonies, and, of course, the Discovery Ride at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Don't miss the live music and tree-climbing demonstrations.

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Omaha Prime - Not only do we have the best Prime rib, but Omaha Prime offers various seafood dishes, potato delicacies, shrimp and salmon appetizers, and select soups and salads. Omaha Prime also features an extensive selection of wine.

Old Country Buffet - Enjoy a large buffet. There is something to please everyone. Our delicious grill selections and variety of hot vegetables, fresh salad bar and scrumptious dessert bar are enjoyed by more than 75 million customers every year.

Old Market Spaghetti Works - Welcome to the on line home of the Spaghetti Works. For over thirty years we have been offering our unique selections of 12 signature sauces, lasagna, and salad bar to generations of diners. Take a tour and learn that we are much more than spaghetti.

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