Call for chalk artists

Chalking Creative Collective is building a sidewalk and street chalk artist community in Omaha.  The group is looking for artists who work in the medium or would like to learn more about techniques, materials and styles.  Contact the collective thorough its Facebook page.   The Collective meets monthly at Bancroft Street Market for  an event.

New Sidewalk and Planters on Bancroft Street

A new 5 foot wide sidewalk has been installed on Bancroft Street from 13th Street to 1st Street at Lauritzen Gardens.  The area on Bancroft Street from 11th Street to 10th Street, adjacent to Bancroft Street Market, has been enhanced with a wider sidewalk and planters. The diagonal parking has been removed.  The improvements will enhance that pedestrian … [Read more…]

Dance Chance Omaha

Coming to Bancroft Street Market October 10, 2015 at 7:00pm. A monthly dance event called Dance Chance Omaha. Dance Chance is modeled after hour-long monthly events that happen in Chicago and Atlanta. These events help grow local dance communities by continuously showing work of three different choreographers every month. Each choreographer gets fifteen minutes to show … [Read more…]

Bancroft to Bayliss Bicycle Ride

Every Saturday morning Bancroft Street Market leads a free, narrated bicycle tour of public art  and historical points of interest in the Missouri River riverfront district.  It is a group bicycle ride.  The ride starts at 10:00 AM.  Meet at Bancroft Street Market.  

Omaha Under the Radar festival July 8-11, 2015

Bancroft Street Market is proud to a venue for the second annual Omaha Under the Radar festival July 8-11, 2015.  The festival is a multi-venue, annual, experimental performance festival.  See the festival web site for times and locations.

Italian Renaissance Lute Music concert- June 20, 2015

Bancroft Street Market welcomes Kenneth Be’ who will be performing Italian Renaissance lute music on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Mr. Be’ will perform works by the great lute composers of  early 16th century Italy, including works by Francesco Canova da Milano, Alberto da Ripa, Marco dall’Aquila and Pietro Paolo Borrono. Admission will … [Read more…]

Vintage Flea- July 18th and 19th, 2015

Bancroft Street Market welcomes The Whistle Stop and the Vintage Flea show on Saturday and Sunday July 18th and 19th, 2015.  The show will feature 12 vendors bringing antiques, primitives, vintage, up-cycled, re-cycled and rescued goods.   Hours will be Saturday July 18th 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Sunday July 19th 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 … [Read more…]

Bancroft to Bayliss Bicycle Ride

Saturday May 9th at 10:00 AM will be the first Bancroft to Bayliss (and back) Bicycle Ride of 2015.  This group ride is a free, narrated ride through the Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa Missouri River district.  The ride stops at the Omaha farmers market, the Bob Kerry pedestrian bridge and Bayliss park in Council Bluffs.  … [Read more…]