News

APL Unplugged Concert Features Jerry Barlow on February 28

2/25/2015

Enjoy free live music by Celtic fingerstyle gui...

Hear the ISU Symphony Orchestra February 26 at Stephens Auditorium

2/23/2015

The Iowa State Center presents the ISU Symphony...

Gabriel Iglesias “Unity Through Laughter” Tour at Stephens Auditorium February 22

2/20/2015

Gabriel Iglesias presents brings his Unity Thro...

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Events

Curious George

3/2/2015

George always looked forward to helping Chef Pisgh...

Winter Plant Walk

3/2/2015

Join Aaron Steil, Horticulture Educator and Reiman...

ISU Men's Bball vs. Oklahoma

3/2/2015

Come cheer on the Cyclones versus the Sooners! ...

Iowa Restaurant Association Career Fair

3/2/2015

The Iowa Restaurant Association will host a Career...

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Smart Choice

welcome to ames — you've made a smart choice to visit!

Whether you're in town for business, to catch a game or just a quick visit, you'll enjoy an array of options to meet your needs and expenses. During the day you can find local shopping in our downtown boutiques. Hang out in one of our 35 woodland parks. Hop on our 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails. Take a swing at one of our five different golf courses.