Events this week: Learn baking from a pro, carve pumpkins and more
Looking for something to do this week? Here are some options to consider:
Bake: Learn how to bake pies from a professional baker during a workshop at 6 p.m. today. Margie Magnuson will teach attendees how to use fresh produce in pies and provide baking tips at City Sprouts, 4002 Seward St. Admission is free.
Carve: Carve a pumpkin today at an arts and crafts event for adults from 7 p.m. to midnight, hosted by The Down Under Lounge, 3530 Leavenworth St. Pumpkins, carving knives and paint will be provided. Free admission.
See: Watch the 1979 horror film ?The Amityville Horror? about a family who moves into a house where six murders occurred a year before. Showtime is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Alamo Drafthouse, 12750 Westport Parkway in La Vista. Tickets, $10, are available at bit.ly/2xEE6vZ.
Eat: A four-course lunch buffet at Farnam House Brewing Company, 3558 Farnam St., will feature food and beer pairings. While you dine from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, author John Palmer will speak about his passion for home-brewing and his book ?How to Brew.? A book signing will follow. Tickets, $20 or $47.70 with book, are available at bit.ly/2kNXmBd.
Learn: Hear about the Iran nuclear deal and international current events at the Middle East forum hosted by the University of Nebraska at Omaha at the Weitz Community Engagement Center, 6400 University Drive Road North. The noon to 1 p.m. event on Thursday will feature faculty panelists representing Islamic studies, political science and history. A question-and-answer session will follow. Admission is free.