Chalk Workshop September 14, 2019

At this free, outdoor chalk workshop at Bancroft Street Market on September 14, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to noon, an instructor will teach you how to make beautiful chalk drawings on the pavement.

Fred Astaire Avenue

South 10th Street, from Martha to Castelar in Omaha has been named Fred Astaire Avenue.  The home where Fred Astaire was born is on that block.  Visitors to Bancroft Street Market can walk to see the signs that have been placed.  

Jitterbug Jamborama 2019

Bancroft Street Market welcomes dance classes for Jitterbug Jamborama 2019: Omaha Jazz & Swing Dance Festival on Saturday September 7, 2019 and Sunday September 8, 2019.  See the Omaha Jitterbugs website for festival and class information.   Come to the classes and you can visit Fred Astaire Avenue on South 10th.

500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s Death

On May 2nd and 4th, Bancroft Street Market will feature two concerts to commemorate the 500 year Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death on May 2nd, 1519. On Thursday, May 2, 2019 there will be a lute performance by Kenneth Be’ titled: Leonardo’s Lute: Lute Music in the Age of Leonardo da Vinci.  The Concert will … [Read more…]

Gente Guapos Holiday Party Drum Circle & Salsa Sunday

On November 18, 2018 from 2:00 PM until 6:30 PM the Latin Drum Circle will be celebrating with all its family, friends and dancers. There will be social dancing in potluck for everyone. There will be an art exhibition and spoken word poetry. There will be a Zumba and Afro House demonstration. There will be … [Read more…]

Window Mural Summer 2018

The window mural at Bancroft Street Market for summer 2018 is titled “Sky Splendor: Birds of the Midwest”   It features a Peregrine Falcon, a Cardinal pair, a Western Meadowlark, and a Wild Turkey pair.  The artists are Rosa Chaidez, Sylvia Zingg, JJ Johnson, and MAH Prentice. The technique is reverse glass painting.  The best viewing … [Read more…]

Natural Disasters and Nature’s Grasp

Two fine art print shows held in conjunction with Frogman’s Print Workshops.  On display July 1, 2018 to July 14th 2018.  See Bancroft Street Market calendar for exact open times. NATURAL DISASTERS Artists Raluca Iancu, Emmy Lingscheit, Ashton Ludden, Jennifer Scheuer and Jordan Thornton. What constitutes a disaster and what makes it natural? The works in … [Read more…]

Salsa Sunday, June 24, 2018

Come to Bancroft Street Market on Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 6PM to 9PM for free outdoor salsa dancing.  At 6PM there will be a free salsa dance lesson by Marty Hebert. She will teach all of the basics for you to know to begin salsa dancing. Open dancing follows.