In conjunction with the music nominee showcase in Benson on Friday, December 6th, visual art nominees are also on display.
There will be plenty of local artistic talent, live music at all the Benson venues, holiday shopping for locally crafted works, and then some!
It is also the season of GIVING, and portions of sales at participating businesses will be given to charity! (Last year's BFF raised over $5000 for The Open Door Mission!! Lets do it again!)
As we all know, the party starts at 4pm with these Happy Hour Specials:
Mantra - (4:30-6) $6 small plates, $1 off all beer $2 off all wine and $6 house cocktails
Taita- discounted drinks and appetizers
Louis Bar and Grill - $2.25 draws, $3 premium draws, $3 wells, $3.75 calls, $2.25 old guy bottles, $2.75 domestic bottles
Jane's Health Market - discounted wheatgrass and carrot shots
Pizza Shoppe - $2 whiskey shots and $1 PBRs
Jake's Cigars - $1 off tap beers
The Sydney - $1 off tap beers
Krug Park - $3.75 wells, $1 off American Tap Beers
The Beercade - 4 quarters with every draft beer
Jerry's - $5 pitchers/$4 Jameson
Events starting at 7pm:
PETSHOP (2725 N. 62nd Street) - Petshop Presents: THOU SHALT KILL! Thou Shalt Kill! will present hundreds of postcards sent to Nebraska State Legislators and religious leaders over the last six months urging them to abolish the death penalty.
SWEATSHOP (2727 N. 62nd Street) - HOME - Interior decorating by BIRDHOUSE DESIGNS. Pop-up retail shop opening night!
Barley Street Tavern - TBA
Paperdoll - A Kick Off to Our 3rd Annual $2 Sale for Charity!
BENSON BREWERY - Making their own LIQUID BFF - Best Frikin Firkin!
Aromas Coffeehouse - TBA
Omaha Bicycle Co. - Artist Jessica Mullins
CHOICE Custom Framing & Glass - "I Forget What Killed It" Work by Anne Peterson. Closing Event.
Zombie Glass - Open Doors
The Sydney - Artist Reggie LeFlore
Benson Theatre - Theatre Tours
Pizza Shoppe Collective - Artist Stephanie Campbell
The Beercade - KLAB ART. Artist Caleb Long
Star Deli - The Kind Art Exhibition
A group exhibition of local artwork that will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Larkin's Parkin - Artists Market! New Location!
Jerry's - Artist Berit Held https://www.facebook.com/jerrysbaromaha?ref=ts
Jake's Cigars - Mustache Competition Photography https://www.facebook.com/jakes.cigars
Sailor's Grave Tattoo - Open Doors
Blue Pomegranate Gallery - (6570 Maple) TBA
Captain's Club (6023 Maple) - Snow Globe! (window display)
OEAA NOMINEE SHOWCASE!
Visual Arts Nominees on Display:
Kim Reid Kuhn
Jamie Danielle Hardy