The Ames CROP Walk (October) raises money to fight hunger locally, nationally and globally through our sponsor Church World Service. We invite anyone to participate by walking toward a shared mission.
Ames Area Running Club and Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority are co-sponsors of Run for the Roses. A community event that has become an Ames Fall tradition.
The Ames Children’s Choirs include three treble voice choirs and one mixed voice choir for boys and girls, ages 7 to 18, with participants from eight central Iowa communities.
Encourages community involvement in the arts; enhances and promotes the arts through education, outreach and publicity; and provides coordination among arts organizations.
Ames Town & Gown presents five chamber music concerts featuring internationally renowned ensembles and brilliant emerging artists, on and off campus. Annual fundraising musicale features local talent.
A community orchestra, united by a love of music and dedication to the art of orchestral performance; providing quality performances, satisfying musical experiences, and educational & cultural growth.
Enjoy the Iowa Youth Ballet’s dance presentations! See website and Robert Thomas Dancenter Facebook page for information on upcoming shows.
A multi-disciplinary academic department ranked in the top ten nationally. Our Tearoom is a relaxing place to eat on campus. The Annual Fashion Show, a showcase of student work, sells out every April.
Home to Iowa State Cyclone sports teams. Visit www.cyclones.com for event schedules and tickets.
Don’t miss out on ISU Theatre's exciting season! Check www.theatre.iastate.edu for updated information!
A 5K and 10K race held in conjunction with the Iowa Games in July. Great place to run a certified course and socialize with fellow runners.
A community tradition for 21 years, the Senior Variety Show cast of 100 actors and musicians (age 60+) has delighted local audiences each August, and raised over $160,000 for various senior programs.
Providing performance opportunities for children ages 6 to 18 from Ames and surrounding communities, and professionally produced shows for central Iowa audiences.