Coming up, Feb. 17 through 23 - Omaha.com
Published Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 1:30 am / Updated at 4:56 pm
Coming up, Feb. 17 through 23

SUNDAY

ZAC BROWN BAND

After releasing its latest album, “Uncaged,” the Grammy award-winning country group comes to Omaha with a sophisticated and entertaining show.

7 p.m., CenturyLink Center, 455 N. 10th St.

Information: CenturyLinkCenterOmaha.com.

TUESDAY

THE CHIEFTAINS

Six-time Grammy award-winning musical group plays traditional Irish music.

7:30 p.m., Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.

Tickets and information: TicketOmaha.com.

WEDNESDAY

WOMEN WHO ROCK: VISION, PASSION, POWER

View the firsts, bests and highlights of the women who helped advance rock 'n' roll.

On display at the Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St.

Exhibit runs through May 5.

THURSDAY

OMAHA BOAT, SPORTS AND TRAVEL SHOW

Jump into the great outdoors and witness the Live Shark Encounter and the Extreme Raptor Show, or gather information to plan your next great adventure.

CenturyLink Center, 455 N. 10th St.

Information: OmahaBoatSportsandTravelShow.com.

Runs through Feb. 24.

SATURDAY

SITTING VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

Form a team and join the ninth annual sitting volleyball tournament. Competitive and recreational tournaments available.

9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nebraska Elite Sports & Fitness Complex, 1212 N. 102nd St.

Information: www.sittingvolleyball.org

DUAL WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The University of Nebraska at Kearney will host Nebraska's first dual wrestling one-day tournament featuring eight teams from each class.

8:30 a.m., University of Nebraska at Kearney Health and Sports Center, 2501 15th Ave., Kearney.

Stay connected to NEPREPZONE.com for updates and match results.

TREK UP THE TOWER

Climb up 40 floors — that's 870 steps — to the top of the tallest building between Chicago and Denver, the First National Tower.

First National Tower, 1601 Dodge St.

Information: TrekUpTheTower.org

CELEBRATE GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY

Mark the 281st birthday of the first president of the United States with the Papillion Area Historical Society. Cherry pie will be served.

1 p.m., historic Portal School, 242 N. Jefferson St. in Papillion.

Compiled by Josh Frigerio, World-Herald staff writer

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