Welcome to the weekend – October 14, 2022 – KETV Omaha | Dauktion

IT’S FRIDAY THAT MEANS IT’S TIME TO WELCOME YOU TO THE WEEKEND. AND CONNECT US WITH SOME GREAT IDEAS THAT ENTERTAIN YOU. JASMYN GOODWIN OF VISIT OMAHA, OMAH’S OFFICIAL BOARD OF TOURISM. GOOD MORNING AND WELCOME. IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR. WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT BALANCE. >> ALL THE PUMPKIN PATCH IS. WE HAVE LOTS TO CHOOSE FROM. IT’S A GOOD TIME TO HAVE FUDGE, KETTLE CORN, CORNBREAD. I AM SO READY FOR ANYTHING. WE ALL KNOW AND LOVE IT. IT IS A BIG ATTRACTION AT THIS SEASON. 400 ACRES, 50 ATTRACTIONS, AND WE HAVE RIGHTS LIKE A WRECK HEY, LOOK YOU CAN GET A PUMPKIN OR APPLE. YOU HAVE AN EIGHT EXTRAVAGANCE. A DODGEBALL GAME WHERE YOU SHOOT THOUSANDS OF BALLS. THERE IS A HUGE PLAYGROUND FOR CHILDREN. IT’S SOMETHING COLD. EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT THEY MAKE FIREWORKS THAT’S BEAUTIFUL. THEN WE HAVE THIN BONES. DID YOU HAVE THE KETTLE OF CORN? IT’S A FAMILY RECIPE. IT IS IMPRESSIVE. I RECOMMEND IT. YOU ALSO HAVE A HAUNTED HAYRACK RIGHT. NOTHING DANGEROUS BUT LOTS OF FUN. THEN A BELLEVILLE VERY FARM. THE FACT IS – THESE PLACES ARE CONSTANTLY DEVELOPING AND THINGS CHANGING. You’ve got all the slides you want to watch and some Haunted Hayrack rights. YOU WANT TO MISS NOTHING. DO NOT SLEEP ON IT. >> ALSO THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM IS FUN. >> THE SPIDERWEAVE LOCK IS BACK. THE DRAGON IS BACK. YOU HAVE A LOCK. PERRY POTTER WILL BE THERE. THERE WILL ALSO BE A BLUE MAZE – BOONVILLE. IT’S ALL SCARELESS. IT’S JUST SPOOKY FUN, LIKE THINGS YOU CAN DO. MORNING TRICK-OR-TREATING THROUGHOUT THE MUSEUM. LOOK AT THAT. LEXIS IS THE LAST WEEKEND OF THE FARMERS MARKET? >> LAST WEEKEND FOR ALTER MARKET AND BACHELOR ARENA. GET OUT THERE AND CHECK IT OUT. HAVE FUN. VISIT OMAHA HAS SEVERAL OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEKEND. GO TO KETV.COM NOW TO LEARN MORE ON THE LIVE DESK

Welcome to the weekend – October 14, 2022

Pumpkin Patch Nearby Attractions Vala’s Pumpkin Patch – 12102 S. 180th St. in Gretna Open daily through Oct. 31 $28.99 – $34.99 General Admission Fri.-Sun. Region’s Biggest Fall Attraction Family-run 1,000-acre Vala family operation Over 50 attractions and live shows mean there’s something for everyone in the family, such as $31 General Admission Fri-Sun. Pumpkin garden run by the Bledsoe family with 20 attractions in a rural setting All the attractions on the farm were built by Jeff Bledsoe and many have special meaning (the windmill was one of Mrs. Maria’s birthday gifts, the stage was for daughter Courtney’s wedding). ) Not to be missed attractions: Tornado Alley – the nation’s tallest indoor tornado simulator JJ’s Corn Maze – award-winning corn maze with 10 acres of twists and turns Frankenslide – enjoy panoramic views of the site before descending 60 feet into darkness at Bellevue Berry drive down Farm and Pumpkin Ranch – 11001 S. 48th St. in Bellevue Pumpkin Patch Open 7/7 through Oct. 31/Haunted Night activities Fri-Sun through Oct. 31 $10-$15 General Admission/$15 Dollars for each ranch Night attraction The Schaefer family has been running the farm for more than 30 years A pick-your-own berry and pumpkin farmEach building on their property has been reconstructed using old barnsMust-have attractions in the Great Pumpkin PatchA ghost town full of wit h mines and caves Two life-size pirate ships One Haystack ride through a spooky forest to giant homegrown pumpkins priced by size. , Sat, Oct 15 (9am-5pm) and Sun, Oct 16 (9am-5pm) $15 for adults and children / $14 for seniors / Free for children under 2 and members , spookier Fun in this annual exhibitKids’ favorite haunted castle fun returns with features like:Old favorites like their dragon, Perry Potter and the castle returnCreate your own Halloween scene in the Neon NookFind your way out of a Booville maze and a mini- Mirror MazePretend to be a spider in the giant spider webPut on your wizard hat and makeupAdditional programs include science shows and learning sessions about creepy crawling tarantulasSaturday, October 15: Trick-or-Treat Day with trick-or-treat through the museumExhibit runs through Sunday 30th OctoberOmaha Farmers MarketsLast weekend for Omaha Farmers Mark ets at the Old Market (Saturday 8am-12.30pm) and at the Baxter Arena at Aksarben Village (Sunday 9am-1pm) Tue This weekend: Fri 14 Oct – Happy Hour Cruise @ River City Star 15 Oct – Ghost Hunts @ Museum of Shadows Fri 14 Oct & Sat 15 Oct – Howl-O-Ween Safari @ Wildlife Safari Park Sat 15 Oct – Frights at Height @ Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park in Ashland Sat 15 Oct – Saturday Family Time @ KANEKOS Sat 15 Oct – Sightseeing Cruise @ River City Star Sat 15 Oct 15 Oct – Farmers Market @ Village Pointe Sun 16 Oct – Bagels and sometimes Bach @ Gallery 1516 Sun 16 Oct – Public tours @ Joslyn Castle ending this weekend: Until 16 Oct 2023 – School of Rock @ Omaha Community Playhouse Ongoing Events/Productions: Through October 30, 2023 – Jack O’Lantern World @ Mahoney State Park Through October 30, 2023 – Ghouls & Glow @ Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & AquariumThrough Oct. 30, 2023 – Haunted TreeRush @ TreeRush Adventures at Fontenelle ForestThrough Jan 8, 2023 – Moon to Mars @ Omaha Children’s MuseumTo Jan 8, 2023 – Dressing The Abbey @ The Durham Museum

Attractions in the Pumpkin Patch region

  • Vala’s Pumpkin Patch12102 p. 180th St. in Gretna
    Open every day until October 31st
  • $28.99-$34.99 General Admission Fri-Sun
    • The biggest autumn attraction in the region
    • A 400 acre family owned and operated farm by the Vala family
    • Over 50 attractions and live shows mean there’s something for everyone in the family, such as:
      • An old-fashioned haystack ride to pumpkins and apples
      • haunted houses
      • A huge playground and other play areas for the kids

  • Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch3935 NE-133 at Blair
    Open every day until October 31st
  • $20.95 General Admission Fri-Sun
    • Family owned pumpkin patch run by the Bledsoe family with 20 attractions in a rural setting
    • All of the attractions on the farm were built by Jeff Bledsoe, and many have special meanings (the windmill was one of Mrs. Maria’s birthday gifts, the stage was for daughter Courtney’s wedding).
    • Sights not to be missed:
      • Tornado Alley – the nation’s tallest indoor tornado simulator
      • JJ’s corn maze – Award-winning 10-acre corn maze with twists and turns
      • franc slide – Enjoy a panoramic view of the site before descending 60 feet into darkness
  • Bellevue Berry Farm and Pumpkin Ranch 11001 p. 48th St. in Bellevue
    Pumpkin Patch open 7 days a week through October 31st / Haunted Night activities Fri-Sun through October 31st
  • $10-$15 general admission / $15 for any nightly ranch attraction
    • The Schaefer family has been running the farm for over 30 years as a berry and pumpkin farm for you to pick yourself
    • Every building on their site has been reconstructed using old barns
    • Must see attractions in the Great Pumpkin Patch
    • A ghost town with mines and caves
    • Two life size pirate ships
    • A haystack ride through a spooky forest to giant homegrown pumpkins priced by size

Spider Web Castle

Omaha Children’s Museum – 500 p. 20th St.
Fri 14 Oct (9am-4pm), Sat 15 Oct (9am-5pm) & Sun 16 Oct (9am-5pm)
$15 for adults and children / $14 for seniors / Free for children under 2 and members

  • Young visitors experience fearless, spooky fun at this annual exhibition
  • Kids’ favorite haunted castle fun returns with features like:
    • Old favorites like their dragon, Perry Potter, and the castle return
    • Create your own Halloween scene at the Neon Nook
    • Find your way out of a booville maze and a mini mirror maze
    • Pretend to be a spider in the giant spider web
    • Put on your magician’s hat and makeup
  • Additional programs include science shows and learning sessions about creepy tarantulas
  • Saturday October 15: Trick-or-Treat Day with trick-or-treating through the museum
  • The exhibition runs until Sunday 30 October

Farmers markets in Omaha

Last weekend for Omaha Farmers Markets at Old Market (Saturday 8am-12:30pm) and Baxter Arena at Aksarben Village (Sunday 9am-1pm)

This weekend:

  • Fri, Oct 14 – Happy Hour Cruise @ River City Star
  • Friday 14th October and Saturday 15th October – Ghost Hunts at the Museum of Shadows
  • Friday 14th October & Saturday 15th October – Howl-O-Ween Safari @ Wildlife Safari Park
  • Sat 15 Oct – Frights at Height @ Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park in Ashland
  • Sat Oct 15 – Sat Family Time @ KANEKO
  • Sat 15 Oct – Sightseeing Cruise @ River City Star
  • Saturday 15th Oct – Farmers Market @ Village Pointe
  • Sun 16 Oct – Bagels and sometimes Bach @ Gallery 1516
  • Sun 16 Oct – Public Tours @ Joslyn Castle

This weekend ends:

  • Through October 16, 2023 – School of Rock @ Omaha Community Playhouse

Current events/productions:

  • Through October 30, 2023 – Jack O’Lantern World @ Mahoney State Park
  • Until October 30, 2023 – Ghouls & Glow @ Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
  • Until October 30, 2023 – Haunted TreeRush @ TreeRush Adventures in Fontenelle Forest
  • Until January 8, 2023 – Moon to Mars @ Omaha Children’s Museum
  • Until 8 January 2023 – Dressing The Abbey @ The Durham Museum

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