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HOLIDAYS

Spend the Holidays in Ames!

There’s always plenty to DO, EAT or SHOP in Ames, and the holiday season is no exception! Start a family tradition, get your shopping list tackled, and don’t forget to do something nice for yourself. With all there is to do around the CYtes of Ames and Iowa State University this month, you may want an extra day – or sleigh – to get your fill of festivities

DECEMBER 2018

DAILY

Visit Santa! (December 1-24) at North Grand Mall 

North Grand Indoor Farmers’ Holiday Market (December 14-24) at North Grand Mall

 


AMES RESTAURANTS OPEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY/EVE


 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

DIY Fresh Evergreens for Your Holiday Table at Wheatsfield Co-op

Mucky Duck Quiz Night at The Mucky Duck Pub

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11

Santa at the Boone Theater! (Boone)

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12

Old-Fashioned Christmas (Boone)

Traditional Christmas Dinner at the Pub at The Mucky Duck Pub

Bubbles Galore! The Wines of Celebration at Wheatsfield Co-op

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13

Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours at Reiman Gardens

Mingle on Main  Downtown Ames

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

Holiday Home Based Business Show at North Grand Mall

Santa Express Train at Boone & Scenic Railroad (Boone)

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15

Holiday Home Based Business Show at North Grand Mall

Breakfast with Santa (Boone)

Santa Express Train at Boone & Scenic Railroad (Boone)

Ukulele-Banjo Holiday Sing-Along at Ames Public Library

Saturday Family Fun: Christmas Storytime Special at Ames Public Library

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16

Holiday Home Based Business Show at North Grand Mall

Santa Express Train at Boone & Scenic Railroad (Boone)

Home Free at Stephens Auditorium

Christmas Carol Sing at Ames Public Library

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

Kringla – A Scandinavian Treat at Wheatsfield Co-op

Mucky Duck Quiz Night at The Mucky Duck Pub

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18

Floral Design: Table Runners with Holiday Greens at Reiman Gardens

Luminary Hike at McFarland Park

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20

Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours at Reiman Gardens

Mingle on Main  Downtown Ames

Crafty Cocktail Night: Last Minute Marbling at Reiman Gardens

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21

Holiday Home Based Business Show at North Grand Mall

Family Winter Solstice Pajama Party at Reiman Gardens

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22

Holiday Home Based Business Show at North Grand Mall

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23

Holiday Home Based Business Show at North Grand Mall

A Charlie Brown Christmas at Stephens Auditorium

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24

Mucky Duck Quiz Night at The Mucky Duck Pub

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27

Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours at Reiman Gardens

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 31

New Year’s Eve Party at Della Viti

Mucky Duck Quiz Night at The Mucky Duck Pub