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This week in Ames: Jan. 17-23

Here are a few suggestions for you this week: On Wednesday (Jan. 19), be prepared to be dazzled. Glass artist Amber Cowan’s fantastical world will be on full display in Mythical Bounty: Glass Sculpt...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Ames

Celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. with this series of events: Ames/Story County Community Celebration The 2022 Ames/Story County Community MLK Day Celebration will be held ...

Kate Kurka Gillum joins the Ames CVB marketing team

The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes Kate Kurka Gillum to its staff as the new marketing coordinator. She is responsible for social media, email marketing, member engagement, and visitor...

5 indoor things to do in Ames to help get you through the winter

The holidays are over. Daylight hours are short. January and February seem to drag on forever. So, we’ve assembled a short list of things you can do to help you get through the long Ames winter: Be ...

Happy New Year! Take a hike!

What better way to start the New Year than with a hike? Take a New Year’s Day hike at Tedesco Environmental Learning Corridor in Ames. It’s sponsored by the Community Academy and runs from 11 ...

New Year’s Eve in Ames

Looking for something fun to do on New Year’s Eve? Ames has the answer! Here are just a few activities for you to enjoy: – Families and children of all ages are invited to the Ames Public Libr...

Last-minute holiday shopping guide to Ames

Are you scrambling to find last-minute gifts for the holidays? Consider these uniquely Ames finds to get your creative juices flowing: -Adorable kids’ clothes from Bizzy’s Boutique at North Grand ...

Celebrate the holidays in Ames

AMES IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR THE HOLIDAYS! From Main Street to Reiman Gardens, North Grand Mall to Stephens Auditorium, Ames knows how to celebrate the season. Plan your holiday shopping, with extended...