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Calendar of Events

  • May 19

    JAX Outdoor Gear Holiday Animal Rescue Toy Drive

    • Sat / December 1, 2018 Mon / December 31, 2018
    • All Day / JAX Ames Outdoor Gear, 4723 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • December 1 – 31 Help us bring holiday cheer to our friends at the Story County Animal Shelter! This month, visit JAX Outdoor Gear and purchase or drop off an item to donate to help a rescued ani...
  • May 19

    Visit Santa in his Winter Wonderland!

    • Sat / December 1, 2018 Mon / December 24, 2018
    • All Day / North Grand Mall, 2801 Grand Ave. Ames

    • Be sure to check the website for the daily schedule because the hours do vary. Visit Santa in his Winter Wonderland, including the reindeer play area and obstacle course, December 1 through December 2...
  • May 19

    Wood Burned Ornament Walk-In Craft

    • Mon / December 3, 2018 Sat / December 8, 2018
    • 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm / The Workspace, ISU Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea. Drop in but give yourself an hour. $6 Walk in during open hours: Mond...
  • Dec 05

    CODAC Fall Sale

    • Wed / December 5, 2018
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Foyer outside Dean’s Office, College of Design, 715 Bissell Rd, Ames

    • Biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts (undergraduate) and integrated visual arts (graduate) programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work may include cerami...
  • Dec 05

    Art Walk – A Celebration in Art

    • Wed / December 5, 2018
    • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm / ISU Music Hall, 2427 Union Dr, Ames

    • Despite the chilly weather outside, December is a month of celebrations. Stay out of the cold and come along with University Museums as we explore art that may cause you to leap for joy. Meet inside t...
  • Dec 05

    Traditional Christmas Dinner at the Pub

    • Wed / December 5, 2018
    • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm / The Mucky Duck Pub, 3100 S Duff Ave, Ames

    • It’s that time of year again…time for crackers and turkey and mulled wine…yes! Join us for a Traditional British Christmas Dinner on one of the four dates in December for a fun-fille...
  • Dec 06

    CODAC Fall Sale

    • Thu / December 6, 2018
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Foyer outside Dean’s Office, College of Design, 715 Bissell Rd, Ames

    • Biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts (undergraduate) and integrated visual arts (graduate) programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work may include cerami...
  • Dec 06

    Crafts with Santa

    • Thu / December 6, 2018
    • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • Families are invited to make festive holiday crafts and tree decorations on Thursday, December 6 from 3:30 – 4:30pm. Take your creations home or hang some on the Library’s tree. Santa will...