Omaha to Host Beer and Bacon Festival

old-matress-bar-and-grill(AP) — A festival celebrating suds and salty pork is coming to Omaha.

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