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Calendar of Events

  • Sep 22

    Hike-n-Seek

    • Fri / September 22, 2017 Sun / September 24, 2017
    • All Day / McFarland Park, Ames

    • The annual gathering of geocachers from Iowa and surrounding states including prizes and dinner. www.iowageocachers.org  
  • Sep 24

    Octagon Art Festival

    • Sun / September 24, 2017
    • All Day / Main Street Cultural District, Ames

    • The 46th Annual Octagon Art Festival celebrating visual arts, children’s art areas and performing arts! There will be plenty for art enthusiasts of all ages to experience in downtown Ames. www.octa...
  • Sep 24

    Wild Women of the Woods

    • Sun / September 24, 2017
    • All Day / Hickory Grove Park, Colo

    • Wild Women of the Woods is designed to give women the opportunity to explore the outdoors, learn or improve skills, and network with women with similar interests. Participants can opt to camp out for ...
  • Sep 24

    Art Harvest Tour 2017

    • Sun / September 24, 2017
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Madrid, Ames, Ogden, Boone, Perry

    • Another fun art-related event! Check out all the artists on the tour – quite a variety of art – or as many as you can fit into your day. Art House on State in Madrid will be open for this ...
  • Sep 24

    Day Out With Thomas

    • Sun / September 24, 2017
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, 225 10th St, Boone

    • Take the kids to meet Thomas the Tank Engine! www.bsvrr.com
  • Sep 24

    ArbFeast

    • Sun / September 24, 2017
    • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm / Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Avenue, Madrid

    • The Iowa Arboretum is holding a new event this year called ArbFeast. Food and drink will be served in different gardens. The funds from this event will be used to support our summer intern program. A...
  • Sep 24

    Live Music at Snus Hill

    • Sun / September 24, 2017
    • 2:00 pm – 5:00 am / Snus Hill Winery, 2183 320th St, Madrid

    • Close out the weekend with wine and live music from The El Dorados. snushillwine.com
  • Sep 24

    ArtRAGEous

    • Sun / September 24, 2017
    • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm / Stephens Auditorium, 1900 Center Dr, Ames

    • This interactive art and music show Artrageous will kick off the new Series with a vibrant performance of live music, real-time painting, and theatrical dancing.  The show takes a creative approach ...