“100 Things to Do in Nebraska Before You Die” Presentation and Book Signing


In celebration of National Tourism Week, the Midwest Theater will host an author presentation and book signing of “100 Things to Do in Nebraska Before You Die” with author’s Tim and Lisa Trudell this Sun. at 6:00 p.m., at the Historic Midwest Theater Downtown.

Tim and Lisa Trudell, residents of southwest Omaha, own the travel blog The Walking Tourists. Lisa was a travel professional for more than 16 years and currently works as an online marketing specialist for an in-home care company. Tim is a freelance writer and an enrolled member of the Santee Dakota Nation. A US Air Force veteran, Tim currently writes for outlets such as Indian Country Today, Nebraska Magazine, Flatwater Free Press, Next Avenue, TravelAwaits, Extended Weekend Getaways, Nebraska Life and Living Here Midwest. He is also the photographer, editor and author of the blog. When not traveling they love to continue to share their love of their city and state. You can follow them at @100ThingsOmaha or

This book explores the birthplaces of Nebraska-centric events, such as the Old West Balloon Festival and O’Neill’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Remember the people, from visiting Johnny Carson’s hometown to the birthplace of civil rights leader Malcolm X. Find great places to eat and drink, including Potter, the birthplace of the Tin Roof Sundae and Glur’s Tavern, the oldest continuously operating bar west of the Mississippi, and find adventure throughout the country’s 16th geographically largest state. This edition of the book also features the Historic Midwest Theater.

Doors open Sunday, May 7, at 5:15 p.m.
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