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RAGBRAI Town Hall Meetings Set for July 21

Bicyclists from RAGBRAI, the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, will be arriving in Ames on Tuesday, July 24, and spending the night before continuing their eastward trek across the stat...

Octagon Art Festival: Call for Artists

Applications due for Octagon Art Festival Deadline for applications is June 30 The Octagon Center for the Arts is looking for artists to display their work at their 48th annual Octagon Art Festival. T...

Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation Receives 2018 Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Community Grant

Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation will present Hope Run for Hospice on Saturday, June 16, at the Ames Middle School. Hope Run for Hospice is a benefit run for the hospital’s hospice programs. T...

Story Theater Company Receives 2018 Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Community Grant

Story Theater Company (STC), a non-profit children’s theater located in Ames, will produce “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr” as part of its 2017-2018 season. The mission of STC is to provide ...

Ames Municipal Band kicks off its 2018 season on June 7 in Bandshell Park.

  The Ames Municipal Band kicks off its 2018 season on Thursday, June 7 in Bandshell Park. The Ames Municipal Band began in 1924 with its roots in an 1877 cornet band.  Iowa has its unique 1921 ...

Campustown Action Association Receives 2018 Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Community Grant

Summerfest in Campustown is the annual “open house” for the Campustown area. This one-day event on June 2 showcases to the Ames community the various businesses and activities that the Campustown ...

ISU Design on Main Gallery Receives 2018 Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau Community Grant

ISU Design on Main is hosting a pop-up art show exhibiting the work of local and regional artists in conjunction with the 2018 Art Walk in Downtown Ames. The pop-up exhibition will be an inclusive, al...

Octagon Gallery Night and ArtWalk, June 1

   The annual ArtWalk is fast-approaching and will have lots of creativity in action to experience! The Main Street Cultural District will be hosting the ArtWalk on Main Street, downtown Ames, o...