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Lauritzen Gardens Holiday Poinsettia Show

This spectacular exhibit includes a 20-foot-tall poinsettia tree, beautifully decorated holiday trees, antique sleighs and several passenger and freight model trains.

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    More than 5,600 poinsettia plants are grown in Lauritzen Gardens' greenhouses starting as early as July for this annual holiday show. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Christmas and New Year's Day
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    From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, children can take a ride on a 1949 King Amusement Park mini train. Tickets are $1 per person and may be purchased at the front desk.
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    Model trains are the stars of this year's show. Several lines will be whistling and whirring on more than 300 feet of track through the spectacular floral display and around dozens of miniature Omaha landmark structures - all constructed of natural materials.
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    Adults: $6 Children ages six to 12: $3 Children younger than six years of age: $0 Lauritzen Gardens members: No admission fee
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    From Interstate 80, take the 13th Street exit north to Bancroft Street. Turn right (east) onto Bancroft and continue eastbound through a residential area to the visitor and education center.
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    Stroll the holiday poinsettia show with added ambiance of live holiday music. Visitors may enjoy a warm meal or snack from the café while listening to the entertainment or cozy up in front of the crackling fireplace.