Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
Arrive by 6:45 p.m., shuttles leave Joslyn at 7 p.m., free for Young Art Patrons, $25 for all others
Travel around Omaha on a Joslyn shuttle that will take you to a number of local art galleries including Gallery 72, Apollon and the Soul Kitschn Gallery at Maud Boutique. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided at many gallery stops.
Bob Kerrey Bridge Plaza, 705 Riverfront Dr.
Plaza opens at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m., free
Kick back and appreciate the warm weather at this brand new outdoor concert series in downtown Omaha.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
8:30 p.m. both nights, $12 per night, $18 for a weekend pass
Thirty-six comedians come together to put on four shows over the course of two nights. Come one night or both, you'll be sure to laugh till you cry.
Malcolm X Historical Marker, 3448 Evans St.
Noon to 5 p.m.
Celebrate Omaha native Malcolm X's birthday by attending this annual festival. There will be performances by the Sankofa Ensemble and the Sankofa Youth Performers as well as crafts, face painting and live music.
18th and Vinton Streets
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., free
Get crafty at this daylong celebration of creativity. There will be free art workshops, urban art demonstrations and even skateboard lessons. Check out local breakdancers and musicians and get inspired.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Turn off the “Pimp My Ride” reruns and go see some real cars in action. This family-friendly car show will feature some of the coolest vintage cars and trucks and even some hot rods.
Bourbon Theatre, 1415 O St., Lincoln
Doors 7 p.m., $7 advance, $10 day of show
Tickets to see the real Metallica are so expensive. Get most of the bang for half of the buck with a performance by Metallica tribute band ONE. You only get so many chances in life to headbang to “Enter Sandman.”