December 6th First Friday

by BFF Omaha Contact

Friday, Dec 6, 2019 5:00pm - 11:30pm

Benson

2728 62nd St,
Omaha

Free

What's happening?

*** GET READY FOR A WINTER BENSON ARTIST MARKET ****
Bring all of your friends to Benson on December 6th for an epic evening. Start out at the indoor Artist Markets hosted in Citylight Arts Project and Mercer Masonic Lodge , then continue down Maple street soaking in all of the art and drink specials while participating in KRAMPUS (a bad kids scavenger hunt)!

More info about the indoor markets: https://www.facebook.com/events/706092313218924/

Before we get to the dets, a big shout out to our talented December BFF poster artist, McKenna Nordbrock !!

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^^^ KRAMPUS ^^^ 6 - 10pm
Bad Kids Scavenger Hunt is back again! It's a timeless tradition ♥

Scour the neighborhood for "Benson Bad Kids" and return them to Petshop (2727 N 62nd St) for an entry for a FREE Friends of BFF Membership!

And TBD Youth Activity - also located at Petshop! 6-9pm

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👉Openings and Events: (7 - 10pm)

@ Petshop
+ Opening Reception: BEAM - UNO Student Exhibition
https://www.facebook.com/events/2352941971684648/
&
+ On Display: "WHAT A DUMP" - new work from Joel Damon and Josh Powell
https://www.facebook.com/events/2398398580477435/
&
In the Backroom:
+ BFF Youth Arts Activity making shadow puppets
+ Krampus! A Bad Kid's Scavenger Hunt
https://www.facebook.com/events/3251891381550912/

@ The Sanctuarium (2727 N 62nd St)
TBA

@ BARt Gallery
TBA

@ Infusion Brewing Company
Pistachio Porter Release Party!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/442707876386871/

@ Envy Tequila Bar
Live Music, Craft cocktails, poke bowls, totchos & more!

@ Lion's Mane Vintage
Featured Artist TBA
BFF SWAG & BFFzz Issues Available!

@ (402) Arts Collective
TBA

@ 6013 Maple St. (the old Omaha Bicycle Co.)
"RESPECT REST" - An exhibition by D. Powell

@ Revival
Grand reopening with featured artist, Adam Westby
+ Free candles for BFF members

@ CHOICE Custom Framing & Gallery
TBA

@ The Little Gallery Benson
5th annual little show
facebook.com/events/465706970970553/

@ Mercer Masonic Lodge
BFF Pancake Breakfast Night, 6-9pm, $5 per plate
&
BFF Winter Artist Market
https://www.facebook.com/events/706092313218924/

@ The HideAway
HideAway presents: Nash Bellows
https://www.facebook.com/events/1457624251061662/

@ BFF's Mayflower Mobile Gallery (MaMO) parked outside of Citylight Arts Project
Exhibition by artist Natori Pittman

@ Citylight Arts Project
Carly Janet Halsey// Winter Makers Market
https://www.facebook.com/events/3070283029652510/

Hosted by St Paul Benson @ Barchen Beer Garden
Free DIY Crafting 5-7pm

@ Tip Top Thrift Shop
TBA

@ Maple St. Construct
Foundation Drawings | Steve Joy
https://www.facebook.com/events/406479813563080/

@ The Sydney
$3 KRAMPUS Cocktails, 6-10pm

@ The B Side of Benson Theatre
Unnecessary Duplicates with Meghan O'Connor
https://www.facebook.com/events/712018602636597/

@ St Andrews Pub
TBA

@ Star Deli
December Group Art Exhibition
https://www.facebook.com/events/2415363608776146/

@ Daisy Jones' Locker
BFF Pop-up with Prickly Pear Embroidery
https://www.facebook.com/events/764031760740449/

@ Jake's Cigars
New artworks, Prints and insect taxidermy by local artists. Tracy Haas, Josh Audiss, Dave Koenig, Tobias Caballero, Christopher Martini, Katie Martin, and Jay Barnett
https://www.facebook.com/events/680487195811703/

@ Greenlight Natural CBD (7016 Maple St)
Local Veteran Artists Exhibition 10am - 10pm

@ Jerry's Bar
TBA


👉 Window Displays:

@ Edward Jones-Financial Advisor: Brett Drake- Featured Artist

@ Burke's Pub- featured artist

👉 Late Night:

@ The Sydney
TBA

@ Reverb Lounge
Elevate Dance Party #41! (FREE)

@ FullHouse Bar
Karaoke!

@ The Waiting Room Lounge
Morbid Angel with Watain & Incantation
https://www.facebook.com/events/359007318376793/

👉 ON STREET:
+ After Dark Projections: TBA

+ Keep an eye out for reps from Vesta handing out swag! www.eventvesta.com

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⬇️ Please SUPPORT our SPONSORS ⬇️

THANKS to our MAPLE STREET (Gold) Members!
Benson Brewery
#GreatWesternBank!!!
Jake's Cigars
Lion's Mane Vintage
Polecat Communications
Ted and Wally's Ultra-Premium Homemade Ice Cream
Yeti Printshop + Design

THANKS to our MILITARY AVE (Silver) Members!
Beercade
Ika Ramen and Izakaya

Thank you to our ALLEY CAT Members!
The Byrd Bath
Taco Co.
1912
Omaha Virtual Reality Parties, LLC
St Paul United Methodist Church
Abby Heithoff and Tom Windle

Thank you to our Friends of BFF Business Members!
Benson BID
Raise the Woof
TACKarchitects
The Sydney
Virtuoso Pizzeria by David Losole
MavenSocial
Metropolitan Community College (Nebraska)
We couldn't do it without your support!!

Find out how you or your business can become a FRIEND of BFF!
www.bffomaha.org/friend

See you there :)

About the organization

BFF is dedicated to supporting the region’s emerging and established artists by creating opportunity, exposure and experiences that help them move forward while enriching the cultural competency of the greater Omaha area.

What to expect

1 Going

Happy Hour - Restaurants

Reverse Happy Hour - Restaurants

Museum Exhibit

Bar Crawl

Winter

Craft Alcohol

Participant Dancing

Specials

Beer

Wine

Art Gallery

Local Market

Other Music

Other Beer, Wine, Spirits

Snacks

Nonprofit Events

Festival

Socializing

Live Music

Spirits

Performance Art

Beauty

Nightlife

Other Entertainment

With Friends

Tourist

Local

Kid Friendly

For Adults

Date Night


Special Instructions


Location

2728 62nd St

Omaha, NE 68104

Parking

N 61st Street Omaha, NE 68104