The true beauty of Sarpy County—nestled amidst the gently rolling hills, lush forests and crystalline rivers of southeast Nebraska—lies not just in the landscape, but in the surprising variety of things to do, see & experience. Just minutes from the state’s most vibrant metropolitan district, the area offers the perfect blend of fun & relaxation.
Things To Do
7th – Full Moon Hike – Hunter’s Moon at Fontenelle Forest Nature Center; Have you ever hiked under a full moon? Or wondered what forest life comes out after dark? $10 for members; $20 for non-members; 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. MORE
8th – Union Omaha takes on South Georgia Tormenta FC at Werner Park; Nebraska’s only professional soccer club; Union pushes toward USL playoffs; 7 p.m. MORE
9th – Diamond Dan: Neil Diamond Tribute Show; Dan always has been an avid Neil Diamond fan and he captures the essence of Neil’s unique sound; Soaring Wings Vineyard and Brewing in Springfield; 2 p.m. MORE
15th – Sumtur Twilight Dash and Fall Hootenanny; race starts at 4 p.m. and hootenanny at 4:30 p.m.; free concert from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., featuring the Polka Police; the Papillion Taco Guy will be on site; drink specials (beer, wine and soda) during the event; bonfires will be open during the concert. MORE
16th – Cruise-N for a Cause Car Show, sponsored by the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Foundation, at Werner Park parking lot; free for the spectators; proceeds benefit the Sarpy County Victim/Witness Unit to help those individuals who are in need; noon. MORE
19th – Bellevue University Volleyball hosts the Dakota State Trojans at Gordon Lozier Arena on campus; 6 p.m. Coach Trish Siedlik, in her 17th season, has the Bruins playing toward a strong finish in the NorthStar Athletic Association. MORE
21-23 – Wolves Socctoberfest – Girls Weekend – La Vista Sports Complex; soccer players from across the region compete in this local tournament.
28-30 – Wolves Socctoberfest – Boys Weekend – La Vista Sports Complex; soccer players from across the region compete in this local tournament.
29th – Bellevue University Women’s and Men’s Basketball gets underway at the Gordon Lozier Arena on campus; 5 p.m. – women; 7 p.m. – men. MORE
During Month – Halloween events across Sarpy County allow kids – and adults – to have fun with the holiday! Check out Upcoming Events.