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Omaha Czech Cultural Club Ethnic Festival
April 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
The Omaha Czech Cultural Club (OCCC) has moved their annual festival to a new and larger location at St. Nicholas Community Center, 5050 Harrison Street in Omaha. The new site will provide additional serving, dining, dancing and vendor space.
The festival is free and everyone is invited to attend Sunday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Featured will be a delicious Czech meal including roast pork with dumplings and sauerkraut served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hot dog plates will be available for the children. Czech beer and other tasty Czech specialty liquors will be offered at the cash bar. Proceeds from the festival will provide scholarships to students who represent their Czech/Slovak culture and are pursuing a college degree that will enhance their ability to help preserve the culture.
An always popular button accordion jamboree will open the day at 11 a.m. followed by the coronation of the 2018-19 OCCC Czech/Slovak Queen, princess and prince. The Omaha International Folk Dancers will provide entertainment with ethnic music and lively dances from various countries. Another highlight will be the Southeast Nebraska Bohemian Bagpipe Band – an entertaining favorite. The day will wrap up with dancing and toe tapping to Jim Kucera and his popular polka band.
Other activities include a bake sale with delicious kolace, rye bread and other Czech baked delights, gingerbread cookie decorating and a cash raffle along with an additional raffle of donated items. Vendors featuring beautiful Czech and Slovak items and foods will also be available.
Call 402-402-342-6110 or visit www.omahaczechclub.com for more information.