Events

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Allyson Walter
Member and Visitor Services Manager
Email
515.956.4567

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Event Calendar

When you're here, everything is possible. Check out our extensive calendar of events to find what is going to happen next.

Events for the Week of Sep 17 Wed - Sep 23 Tue
Sep 17 Wed North Grand Farmers Market

Stop by the North Grand Farmers' Market.

Sep 18 Thu Gallery Talk: Culture Under Canvas

Join the Ames Historical Society for a gallery talk about "Culture Under Canvas: Chautauqua Comes to Ames by Train and Tent."

Sep 18 Thu Gallery Talk: Maquettes and Drawings

Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and Learning, for a tour and look inside the artistic process of Gwynn Murril's exhibition of maquettes and drawings.

Sep 19 Fri ISU Soccer vs. Drake

Come cheer on the Iowa State Cyclones as they take on the Drake Bulldogs in soccer!

Sep 19 Fri STORY! Festival

There will be plenty of stories to go around at the annual STORY! Festival in Story City this weekend.

Sep 19 Fri Octoberbest

Kick-off Oktoberfest with a free concert in the Main Street Cultural District featuring The Nadas and Vertical Horizons.

Sep 19 Fri Day Out With Thomas

Join Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad for an amazing ride with Thomas the Tank Engine.

Sep 19 Fri No Sex Please, We're British

ACTORS opens its 59th Season with a the British Farce, No Sex Please, We're British.

Sep 20 Sat No Sex Please, We're British

ACTORS opens its 59th Season with a the British Farce, No Sex Please, We're British.

Enjoy an evening of madcap hijinks when one of the most popular farces hits the stage.

Sep 20 Sat Day Out With Thomas

Join Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad for an amazing ride with Thomas the Tank Engine.

Sep 20 Sat Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest festivities continue on Saturday and will include Guten Tag Games, polka dancing and a concert by Standing Hampton.

Authentic German food and craft beer will be available for purchase.

Sep 20 Sat ISU Volleyball vs. Iowa

Cheer on ISU!

Sep 20 Sat STORY! Festival

There will be plenty of stories to go around at the annual STORY! Festival in Story City this weekend.

Sep 20 Sat North Grand Farmers Market

Stop by the North Grand Farmers' Market.

Sep 20 Sat Midwest Rock & Soul Revue

You won't want to miss this Talent Factory show! The Midwest Rock & Soul Revue will feature 50's & 60's music featuring Elvis Tribute Singer Eddie Simpson and Doo-Wop Specialist Maurice Jules!

Sep 20 Sat Ames Main Street Farmers Market

Spend the morning downtown at the Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market!

Sep 21 Sun ISU Soccer vs. South Dakota State

Come cheer on the Iowa State Cyclones as they take on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits in soccer!

Sep 21 Sun STORY! Festival

There will be plenty of stories to go around at the annual STORY! Festival in Story City this weekend.

Sep 21 Sun Ames 150: Cemetery Walk

In honor of the Ames Sesquecentennial, this Cemetery Walk will feature costumed readers portraying the stories of 10 Ames pioneers, including Civil War Veterans and two of their wives.

Sep 21 Sun Prairie Moon Summer Music Series

Enjoy music, wine, woodfired pizza among the grape vines at Prairie Moon Winery!

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