The first Beer and Bacon Festival will be held Aug. 3 at the Old Mattress Factory in downtown Omaha. The festival, organized by the Omaha Jaycees in cooperation with the Old Mattress Factory, will include a bacon competition with participants providing samplings of bacon-themed dishes. Various craft breweries will also be handing out samples.
The event benefits The Ronald McDonald House.
Information can be found and tickets purchased at http://www.omahabeerandbacon.com.