Benson First Friday Sept 4

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Another month of great things!
Please join us September 4th for what's shaping up to be another memorable BFF!

Keep your eyes peeled throughout the neighborhood for WFTDA Omaha Rollergirls raffling off tickets to 2015 International WFTDA D1 Playoffs in Omaha, NE - October 2-4 at the Ralston Arena. 

JAKES Just Because We Can BLOCK PARTY 
On Stage: DJ Joe Benson, Twinsmith, M3an Str33ts, Montee Men, High Up, & Brad Hoshaw 
On Street:
Benson First Friday Artists Market! 
***PLUS!*** Keep an eye out for our very own BFF SHOT GIRLS raising funds for Benson Arts!


BFF Femme Fest!
$10 
Waiting Room Lounge, Barley Street Tavern, Sweatshop Gallery, Burke's Pub, The Sydney, Pizza Shoppe Collective, & Reverb Lounge
8pm -1am
https://www.facebook.com/events/832161890200762/
(see below for full line-up!)


Openings and Events:

PETSHOP (2725 N. 62nd Street) - watching the ground - nicholas jacobsen
https://www.facebook.com/events/404476536414945/
https://www.facebook.com/bensonpetshop

SWEATSHOP (2727 N. 62nd Street) - WELCOME TO YOUR DOOM - new work from Mike Bauer - Closing reception
Featuring Beer Samples from VIS MAJOR BREWING
https://www.facebook.com/events/1615163295437247/
http://sweatshopgallery.com/

Paperdoll - Vintage Fashion
https://www.facebook.com/heypaperdoll

Omaha Yoga and Bodywork Center- Jocelyn Music - Soulful & Acoustic
https://www.facebook.com/events/896283310437060/

Lover Luxuries - Free Giveaways for everyone who comes in the store! Be sure to check out the Tunnel of Love!

Aroma's / 402 Arts Collective - 
https://www.facebook.com/402ArtsCollective

Omaha Bicycle Co. - TBA

Mish Mash - (6007 Maple) 

Daisy Jones' Locker - featured artist Erin Vacanti
https://www.facebook.com/daisyjoneslocker

Zombie Glass - Featured Artists
https://www.facebook.com/zombieglass1

Benson Healing Massage - Anne & Jim Montagne's West African hand-carved masks

The Little Gallery - 
https://www.facebook.com/polecatcommunications

Choice Custom Framing - (5905 Maple) TBA

Tip Top Thrift Shop - Special Hours

The Sydney - 
https://www.facebook.com/TheSydneyBar

Imaginarium Benson - Open til 9, Featured artist!
https://www.facebook.com/ImaginariumBenson

Pizza Shoppe Collective - 
https://www.facebook.com/PizzaShoppeCollective

Star Deli - KNOW YOURSELF: Anthony Deon
https://www.facebook.com/events/1635443096713091/
https://www.facebook.com/BensonStarDeli

Jerry's - Artists Kariann Lien & Jenny Houfek
https://www.facebook.com/events/136049500070596/
https://www.facebook.com/jerrysbaromaha

Full House Bar - Karaoke!

Jake's Cigars - Bless This Mess - installation and photography from Alex Jochim
https://www.facebook.com/jakes.cigars

Edward Jones - 

Sailor's Grave Tattoo - Devin Omaha & Pat Oakes
https://facebook.com/events/1620882364843891
https://www.facebook.com/sailorsgraveomaha


WINDOW DISPLAYS:

Burke's Pub - Artist Ramanda Fuelberth

Parlour 1887 - Artist Alex Myhre



BFF HAPPY HOURS:
Full House Bar - $2.00 DRAWS, $7.00 PITCHERS, $4.50 JAEGER & VEGAS BOMS, $4.75 WING SPECIAL (10)
Reverb Lounge - $1 genesee cans
$1 off menu cocktails & craft and import taps
$2 domestic taps (dad beers) (4pm-7pm)
1912 - (11am-7pm) BFF Specials on the Roof
Aromas - $1 off all cupcakes and rolls after 5 pm. Use the walk-up window!
Infusion - $3 Hoptasm Double IPA pints and free food while supplies last! (3-6pm) 
Mantra - (4:30-6) $6 small plates, $1 off all beer $2 off all wine and $6 house cocktails
Taita- discounted drinks and appetizers
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
and more.
Benson Brewery - $3.50 Pints, $1 off wells.

Femme Fest Lineup

The Waiting Room Lounge

7:00 - 7:45 All Young Girls Are Machine Guns w/Sassafrass
8:00 - 8:35 Clark & Co.
8:50 - 9:25 Belles & Whistles
9:40 - 10:15 Million Little Voices
10:30 - 11:05 SUN DAY
11:20 - 11:55 The Ronnys
12:10 - 12:45 PYRATE

Sweatshop Gallery

8:50 - 9:25 Badland Girls
9:40 - 10:15 Blowing Chunks
10:30 - 11:05 Big AL Band
11:20 - 11:55 Manic Pixie Dream Girls
12:10 - 12:45 Domestica
1:15 - 2:00 LIFE is COOL

The Barley Street Tavern

8:00 - 8:35 The Ragabonds
8:50 - 9:25 Phoenix Rising
9:40 - 10:15 Cat DeLuca
10:30 - 11:05 La Guerre
11:20 - 11:55 The Shinys
12:10 - 12:45 Black-Eyed Susan

Burke's Pub

8:00 - 8:35 24 Hour Cardlock
8:50 - 9:25 The Wagon Blasters
9:40 - 10:15 The Hottman Sisters
10:30 - 11:05 The Electroliners
11:20 - 11:55 Pleiades & the Bear
12:10 - 12:45 Pancho & the Contraband

Reverb Lounge

8:00 - 8:35 Edem Keggy
8:50 - 9:25 Blue Bird
9:40 - 10:15 Minutes to Miles
10:30 - 11:05 Mesonjixx
11:20 - 11:55 CJ Mills
12:10 - 12:45 Kait Berreckman Band

The Pizza Shoppe Collective

8:00 - 8:35 Molly & the Dustbunnies
8:50 - 9:25 Mary Ruth McLeay
9:40 - 10:15 Miniature Horse
10:30 - 11:05 Elizabeth Webb
11:20 - 11:55 Bell Mine
12:10 - 12:45 The Clocks

The Sydney

8:00 - 8:35 Naive Filter
8:50 - 9:25 Hunit Proof 
9:40 - 10:15 FIZZ
10:30 - 11:05 Calling Cody
11:20 - 11:55 American Pinup
12:10 - 12:45 FREAKABOUT


Jake's Cigars & Spirits

(402) 934-9633

With 24 craft beer on tap, over 100 beers in bottles and more than 50 whiskies, and a plethora of cigars we have something to offer...