Salvation Army to Host BaconFest in Omaha

salvation-army(AP) — The Salvation Army will host BaconFest Omaha this weekend at its Kroc Center in southeast Omaha.

The Sunday afternoon festival is a fundraiser for the Kroc Center’s mission and activities. Funds raised from BaconFest Omaha will support Kroc Center programming and membership.

Activities include a Omaha area bands, vendor booths, a bacon-cooking competition and children’s play area. Each paid admission receives an all-day pass to the Kroc Center and $5 of “Bacon Bucks” vouchers to be used in voting for their favorite Farmland bacon cook-off creation.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Children 4 get in free. Tickets are available at Hy-Vee stores, Crave at Midtown Crossing and the Kroc Center.