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Tradition, Tradition! Favorite Omaha Events Return

Feb 11, 2022 10:26AM ● By Megan Bartholomew
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56th Annual Omaha Home & Garden Expo, Thursday, Feb. 10 to Sunday, Feb. 13:
Welcome the coming spring at Omaha’s largest and most colorful showcase of landscaping, home, garden, and outdoor living vendors. The show will feature the latest and greatest products and services for Nebraska homeowners, as well as inspiration for interior design and garden displays. Admission is $9 for adults, $4.50 for kids 5-12, and free for children under 5. Interested persons can find more information here. 

Fiddler on the Roof, through Sunday, Feb. 13:  
This week, tradition is taking center stage at Orpheum Theater. Jerry Bock’s beloved Fiddler on the Roof comes to Nebraska directly from the Broadway run. This production is armed with a lavish orchestra and talented cast ready to introduce a new generation to the musical hits, including “Tradition,” and “Sunrise and Sunset.” This heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and love and life delights audiences nationwide. Tickets are available for purchase here. 

Valentine’s R&B Bash at Baxter Arena, Saturday, Feb. 12:   
This lineup of R&B legends, postponed from September, is finally coming to Omaha, just in time for Valentine’s weekend. Classic hits from Jagged Edge, Dru Hill, Sisqó, Jon B, and Ginuwine will be bumping at full volume Saturday evening. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ticket options and full event requirements and information are on Baxter Arena’s site here.

Todd Barry 2021-2022 Stadium Tour, Saturday, Feb. 12:  
Comedian Todd Barry takes his laughs on tour. Barry has released three one-hour stand-up specials, including his latest, Spicy Honey, which aired on Netflix. Aside from his hours of stand-up jokes, Barry is also known for providing voices for animated comedies such as Bob’s Burgers, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and more. The Slowdown is requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test prior to admission for this show. Tickets and more information via The Slowdown here.

Valentine’s Day Yoga at the Zoo, Saturday, Feb. 12:
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is open to all for a little Cupid’s Day flow, whether flying solo or happily taken. The zoo presents two yoga classes the morning of Feb. 12: “Turtley in Love,” for birds of a feather to flow together, and “NamaStay Single,” for the lone wolves (or an old-fashioned “Galentine’s” get-together). These classes will take place at the Scott Aquarium Conference Center, with the single’s course beginning at 9 a.m., and the couple’s flow at 10:30 a.m.Tickets can be booked in advance here.