News

O.W.L.S.: What's New with Conservation?

8/31/2016

Story County Conservation invites the public to...

Reiman Gardens After Hours

8/29/2016

Reiman Gardens After Hours
Friday, Septe...

Drink in Art at BAM Happy Hour

8/26/2016

Brunnier Art Museum (BAM) Happy Hour
Fri...

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Events

Farm Progress Show

8/31/2016

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North Grand Farmers' Market

8/31/2016

Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers,...

Light Painting (Photography)

8/31/2016

Learn how to “paint” at night with various light s...

O.A.R.

8/31/2016

Catch a show full of energy and passion from O.A.R...

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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.