OMAHA, Neb. (June 2016) This weekend experience a beach-like atmosphere at the 13th Annual Nebraska Children’s Home Society’s Sand in the City® event June 10-12 at our NEW LOCATION, Baxter Arena.
The fun starts with more than 400 TONS OF SAND that has been dumped in the Baxter Arena parking lot. From there, over 300 volunteers from 18 corporate teams compete to build the best 15-ton sand sculpture on Friday, June 10. On Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12, eleven master sand sculptors will carve a 40-ton grand display. The public is invited to a weekend of fun — see the sculptures, vote for your favorite, watch acts perform on the main stage and enjoy great food and an interactive Kid Zone including a GIGANTIC sand box. All proceeds benefit the Nebraska Children’s Home Society.
Friday, June 10, 2015, 10 am – 4 pm; Sand Sculpting Competition-300 team members pound, form and carve sand into sculptures. Winners announced at 4:30 pm. (Baxter Arena, Main Stage) Saturday, June 11, 2015 10 am-8 pm & Sunday, June 12, 2015 11am – 5pm. Family Fun Days-No admission charged, suggested $5 donation per family to benefit the charity. All activities, including Kid Zone and concessions, are open. Acts perform on main stage from noon to 4 p.m.
Also, a unique scavenger hunt, “Hunt for the Home”, is underway. Pick up a game piece at the Sand in the City® information booth or at participating Aksarben Village businesses.