Econo Lodge West Dodge
7833 W. Dodge Rd.
Omaha, NE 68114
Phone: (402) 391-7100
Fax: (402) 391-7100
Considered to be one of the biggest and the best entertainment centers in the city of Omaha, the Family Fun Center comprises of variety of fun-filled activities for children of all ages These range from arcade games, lazertag, to paint ball and bazooka ball, which are great attractions for one and all. Besides, the center is also a venue for various celebrations and birthday parties with food items like pizzas served inside. The prices of each of these games vary accordingly.
Omaha is home to one of the largest community theaters in the United States. Actor Henry Fonda took this stage, as did Dorothy McGuire. Dorothy Brando also became a star here, influencing the Godfather himself, son Marlon Brando. The company stages 11 shows annually, including a holiday production of A Christmas Carol that has become an annual event for families and corporate parties. Performances run nearly year-round.
The Strauss Performing Arts Center is located in the campus of the University of Nebraska. The University's music department functions from this beautifully maintained complex and an equally fine venue for live concerts and performing arts. The Center is famous for hosting several musical performances and ballets. The Omaha Symphony regularly performs at this venue. The venue is an important arena for the College's art scene.
UNO Theatre is one of the most distinguished theaters in Omaha. Belonging to the prestigious University of Nebraska in Omaha, this theater has witnessed great theatrical performances take to stage. On offer here are are contemporary and classical acts. If you are a culture buff and would like to see what the raving and ranting about the theater is all about, a visit to the UNO Theatre is recommended. For further details, do visit their website.
Omaha "firsts" fill this mall. The city's first Old Navy is here. Other clothing favorites include the upscale Von Maur and Younkers. Yankee Candle Co. leads the list of specialty shops. There is also a Merle Norman cosmetics shop. Travelers will appreciate the mall's convenient location, right off Dodge Street and Interstate 680 in the central part of the city.
This midtown arena/coliseum is home to the Omaha Lancers, a U.S. Hockey League favorite; Septemberfest: A Salute to Labor; the Douglas County Fair; River City Roundup and many other yearly events. It is also the centerpiece of the kingdom of Quivera, a mythical land that serves as a philanthropic organization for various civic groups. The annual crowning of king and queen is one of the social events of the season. The auditorium features seating on four levels with a large stage at one end. Refreshment stands and a Keno lounge are also on the grounds.
An avid lover of fitness or cultural events? Then a trip to the Camelot Community Center is recommended. At this very popular community center, gym, fencing classes, dance, Tae Kwon Do, basketball, ceramic classes and many more interesting events take place. Thus, every evening when in need of some recreational activity, the Camelot Community Center will make sure you are kept occupied at all time while enhancing your skills and other attributes. The center is also a great place to meet up with friends and just hang around. Besides, their well-equipped rooms can be hired for organizing social and private events.
Catch the latest box office favorite at Omaha's first cineplex, run by Douglas Theatres Company. Fortunately, all eight theaters in the building have been remodeled to include modern movie systems and comfort. Stadium-style seating ensures there is not a bad seat in the house. The top drawing movie usually plays in the main theater, which features more than 600 seats and the largest screen. This place opens at 3.45pm from Monday to Friday and at 11.45am from Saturday to Sunday.
Located inside the Pipal Park, the Pipal Park Community Center is where you can find a host of activities happening all year round. For kids as well as adults, this center offers various recreational facilities including a playground, Lapidary, silversmithing, pottery and many more. The center also provides rental space including a meeting room and a game room for various events. See the website or call for more information.
Sweatshop Gallery opened in 2012 with an aim to provide a platform for upcoming talents in visual and performing arts who are passionate about their work. For this purpose, the venue hosts exciting events such as concerts and art exhibitions which involves various local artists and musicians. A perfect place to explore the works of local talents, the venue also adds a dash of fun and frolicking to its schedule by hosting music launch parties, BBQ parties, club nights, as well as unique events like mud-wrestling and inter-gender boxing matches. Call the venue to know about its upcoming events.
The Waiting Room Lounge is a wonderful place which vibrates to the beats of heavy metal and rock music. The place holds regular events and concerts from touring acts. Come down with your colleagues after a hard day of work, or drive down with your friends on weekends. No matter when you come, you all are sure to have a great time.
Get an up-close and personal look at some of your favorite bands and live acts at the Reverb Lounge. This fabulous bar and event venue is a fine place to enjoy delicious drinks and great music. The bar serves up an impressive selection of craft beers, alongside premium spirits and expertly crafted cocktails. The decor is a throwback to the mid-1900s, with cozy booths and bare brick walls that lend the space a laid-back and casual vibe. The bar area is sectioned off from the actual event space, making it possible to enjoy a little conversation over drinks, without having to scream to be heard. The event space itself is small and inviting; a great choice for small-scale and intimate events that allow the audience and artists to connect with one another on a more personal level. Despite its small size, Reverb is equipped with the latest sound and light systems, and boasts excellent acoustics that make for a truly immersive experience.