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Calendar of Events

  • Dec 13

    Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom Exhibit

    • Fri / December 13, 2019
    • All Day / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • December 4-16 | please check the website for the Library’s daily hours of operation Come to the Ames Public Library to see the “Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation, and the Fight for Freedom...
  • Dec 13

    Visit Santa!

    • Fri / December 13, 2019
    • All Day / North Grand Mall, 2801 Grand Ave, Ames

    • Come tell Santa what’s on your wish list at his Winter Wonderland, November 25 – December 24. Be sure to check the website for daily posted hours which do vary. northgrandmall.com
  • Dec 13

    WinterFest at the Arboretum

    • Fri / December 13, 2019
    • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm / Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Ave, Madrid

    • December 7-22 ~ Weekdays, 9 am to 4 pm | Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm | Sundays, 12 pm to 4 pm Enjoy seeing a room full of Christmas trees decorated by local organizations. iowaarboretum.org
  • Dec 13

    Home Based Business Shows

    • Fri / December 13, 2019
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / North Grand Mall, 2801 Grand Ave, Ames

    • Home Based Business Shows are coming to North Grand Mall. Shop from home based business vendors such as Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Tastefully Simple and many more!! northgrandmall.com
  • Dec 13

    North Grand Farmers’ Indoor Holiday Market

    • Fri / December 13, 2019 Sun / December 15, 2019
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / North Grand Mall, 2801 Grand Ave, Ames

    • Visit the North Grand Indoor Farmers’ Market every Friday-Sunday throughout the holiday shopping season. The Market offers seasonal produce, baked goods, honey, popcorn, jams, jellies, soaps, lotion...
  • Dec 13

    ISU Women’s Swimming & Diving v Iowa

    • Fri / December 13, 2019
    • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Beyer Pool, ISU Campus, Ames

    • There are NINE ISU Women’s Swimming & Diving meets at home this season. Be sure to come out and cheer on the Cyclones in action at Beyer Hall! cyclones.com
  • Dec 13

    Santa Express Train

    • Fri / December 13, 2019
    • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, 225 10th St, Boone

    • Bring the family, and enjoy a ride from the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s depot to the “North Pole” (and return). En route, you will hear the story of Santa’s Scenic Valley Ride, sing h...
  • Dec 13

    Michael Londra’s Celtic Christmas

    • Fri / December 13, 2019
    • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / Ames City Auditorium, 515 Clark Ave, Ames

    • World renowned Irish Tenor and Ames resident Michael Londra hosts a concert to raise funds for the Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance Fund. Featuring Celtic carols and Christmas songs to celebrate the...