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 Aug 27 Thu - Sep 2 Wed
Aug 27 Thu Plant Pals

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens.

Aug 27 Thu Evening Walks At Doolittle Prairie

Join the Iowa Prairie Network and Story County Conservation for a series of evening prairie walks at Doolittle Prairie.

Aug 27 Thu Coe's Fall Open House

Come out to Coe's for their highly anticipated Fall Open House!

Aug 27 Thu Lincoln Highway Days

Prepare for the big weekend with the State Bank and Trust customer appreciation barbecue!

Aug 27 Thu Kickoff Concert Feat. X Ambassadors And Smallpools

Fall Kickoff concert series will feature X Ambassadors and Smallpools at the Memorial Union!

Aug 28 Fri Fiberart: Two Views Opening Reception

Come out to Design on Main for the opening reception of Fiberart: Two Views by Timothy J. Arand-McIlrath and Nancy Polster!

Aug 28 Fri Live Music At Snus Hill

Start your weekend off right with live music at Snus Hill Winery!

Aug 28 Fri Coe's Fall Open House

Come out to Coe's for their highly anticipated Fall Open House!

Aug 28 Fri Dinner & Dance With The Al Welsh Orchestra

Enjoy a wonderful evening with dinner and dancing at the Hotel Pattee!

Aug 28 Fri Lincoln Highway Days

Kick off the Lincoln Highway Days weekend celebration with a fun filled day packed with exciting activities!

Aug 28 Fri ISU Volleyball vs. Dayton

Come out and cheer on the Cyclones as they kick off the 2015 season with the Iowa State Challenge against Dayton!

Aug 29 Sat ISU Volleyball vs. North Dakota

Come out and cheer on the Cyclones as they go up against North Dakota at the Iowa State Challenge!

Aug 29 Sat ISU Volleyball vs. Marquette

Come cheer on the Cyclones at their second game of the day against Marquette at the Iowa State Challenge!

Aug 29 Sat Play With Clay At McFarland Park

Join Story County Conservation and hunt for banks of clay during a creek walk!

Aug 29 Sat Ames Historical Society Benefit Dinner

Join Ames Historical Society for a fun evening of celebrating Ames history with dinner, presentation of this year’s Farwell T. Brown Award, local history trivia, and raffle.

Aug 29 Sat Lincoln Highway Days

Get ready for another busy day full of fun activities for all ages!

Aug 29 Sat Main Street Farmers' Market

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

Aug 29 Sat North Grand Farmers' Market

The North Grand Farmers' Market proudly offers the finest local goods from the heart of central Iowa.

Aug 29 Sat Mainstream Living's 40th Anniversary

Celebrate Mainstream Living's 40th Anniversary!

Aug 29 Sat Coe's Fall Open House

Come out to Coe's for their highly anticipated Fall Open House!

Aug 29 Sat STOMP Ride Fundraiser

Celebrate the STOMP Ride at Snus Hill Winery!

Aug 30 Sun Live Music At Snus Hill

Come out to Snus Hill Winery for live music and delicious wine!

Aug 30 Sun Lincoln Highway Days

End the weekend with the Lincoln Highway Days Lawn & Garden Tractor Pull!

Aug 30 Sun Veenker’s 3 Player Fall Classic Tournament

Spend your Sunday morning at Veenker playing a nice game of 3 player best shot!

Aug 30 Sun Local Food Cycle

Ride. Eat. Repeat. with Prairie Rivers of Iowa as they bike through eastern Story County!

Aug 30 Sun Live At The Crib

Come out to Prairie Moon Winery and enjoy live blues music by the Erick Hovey Band!

Sep 2 Wed North Grand Farmers' Market

The North Grand Farmers' Market proudly offers the finest local goods from the heart of central Iowa.

Sep 2 Wed (Re)discovering S(h)elves Exhibition Reception

Join University Museums in celebrating the opening of (Re)discovering S(h)elves.

Sep 2 Wed Women For Women: Female Fashion Designers

Visit the opening reception in Morrill Hall for this creative exhibit!

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