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Calendar of Events

  • Aug 05

    “Lewis and Art” Exhibition

    • Mon / April 18, 2022 Sun / October 9, 2022
    • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd.

    • After leaving a career as an electrical technician and machinist, Minnesota artist Dale Lewis embarked on a new journey re-imagining scrap as art. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to serve...
  • Aug 05

    Rummage RAMPage

    • Mon / August 1, 2022 Fri / August 5, 2022
    • 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm / Intermodal Facility, 129 Hayward Ave., Ames

    • Rummage RAMPage is an annual event to encourage the reuse of items instead of sending them to the landfill. Donate furniture and housewares. Shop for your new home. Snag a bargain. Save the earth! Eve...
  • Aug 05

    Pufferbilly Days

    • Fri / August 5, 2022 Sun / August 7, 2022
    • All Day / Downtown Boone, Iowa

    • Three days of non-stop fun, entertainment & family-friendly activities. For details, click here.
  • Aug 05

    Queers & Beers

    • Fri / August 5, 2022
    • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm / London Underground, 212 Main St., Ames

    • Everyone welcome (21+) to this LGBTQIA+ Happy Hour!
  • Aug 05

    Stranger Than Fiction at Snus Hill

    • Fri / August 5, 2022
    • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm / 2183 320th St., Madrid

    • Snus Hill Winery offers free admission to its outdoor summer concerts. The winery has wine, beer, soda, and water for sale, and there’s often a food truck onsite during concerts. Outside food and n...
  • Aug 05

    Vintage Cafe

    • Fri / August 5, 2022
    • 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm / Noir, 405 Kellogg, Ames

    • Live music and cocktails
  • Aug 06

    Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market

    • Sat / August 6, 2022
    • 8:00 am – 12:30 pm / Downtown Ames

    • The Ames Main Street Farmers Market is a community event that brings people together to enjoy the bounty of locally grown produce, delicious baked goods, and beautifully hand-crafted items. Today’...
  • Aug 06

    Rummage RAMPage

    • Sat / August 6, 2022
    • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm / Intermodal Facility, 129 Hayward Ave., Ames

    • Today is the last day for Rummage RAMPage 2022. All items are half-price today. No drop-offs allowed. Rummage RAMPage is an annual event to encourage the reuse of items instead of sending them to the ...