Events

For more information regarding an event or to submit an event, contact:

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 26 Mon - Oct 2 Sun
Sep 26 Mon Live @ The M-Shop: Ra Ra Riot

Enjoy the sound of a band being reinvigorated by their own existence!

Sep 26 Mon Ames Art Cinema: Adrift

Come to Ames Public Library for a series of great films that never came to Ames. This week's movie is Adrift.

Sep 27 Tue ISU Softball vs. Iowa Central

The Cyclones take the field against Iowa Central!

Sep 27 Tue Workshop: Reverse Harvest

Create a one of a kind bouquet from nature’s bounty!

Sep 27 Tue Parent/Child Nature Meditation

A therapeutic horticulture program geared specifically to help deepen the parent/child relationship.

Sep 28 Wed Reflective Nature Meditation

A therapeutic horticulture program where you are guided through progressive relaxation, guided imagery, and body techniques to help promote wellness and relaxation.

Sep 28 Wed Planning & Designing Wedding Flowers

Enjoy a 3-week course on creating DIY special event arrangements.

Sep 28 Wed Faded Glory: The Autumn Garden

Learn how to jazz up your autumn garden and extend it into the winter months!

Sep 28 Wed North Grand Farmers' Market

Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers, eggs and herbs plus baked goods, jewelry, baskets and more.

Sep 29 Thu MusicWalk

Bring your family and friends to the MusicWalk and enjoy shopping and outdoor dining while listening to beautiful music!

Sep 29 Thu Prairie Seed Harvest

Story County Conservation’s Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management (IRVM) department invites prairie enthusiasts to assist in gathering prairie seed at one of Story County’s hidden gems.

Sep 29 Thu Cyclone Cinema: Central Intelligence

Catch a free weekly movie showing presented by SUB! This week is Central Intelligence.

Sep 29 Thu Thriller Dance Lessons

Get ready for Halloween and learn how to do the Thriller Dance!

Sep 30 Fri Paint Your Own Pottery: Pokemon Go

Catch (and paint!) some Pokemon at the Workspace.

Sep 30 Fri Cyclone Stampede Rodeo Open 4D Barrel Race

Check out the Open 4D Barrel Race from the Iowa State University Rodeo Club!

Sep 30 Fri Live Music at Hotel Pattee

Kick off your weekend and take in the talents of Iowa musicians!

Sep 30 Fri Cyclone Cinema: Central Intelligence

Catch a free weekly movie showing presented by SUB! This week is Central Intelligence.

Sep 30 Fri Live Music at Snus Hill

Kick your weekend off with some live music from Old School!

Sep 30 Fri ISU Swimming & Diving Alumni Meet

It's time for the Alumni Cardinal & Gold Swim Meet!

Sep 30 Fri Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

This imaginative dark comedy is based on the plot of "The Simpsons" episode "Cape Feare."

Sep 30 Fri Story City Golf Tournament

A chance for GCC partners to get together at the River Bend Golf Course for fundraising and socializing!

Sep 30 Fri ISU Soccer vs. Oklahoma

The Cyclones take the field against Oklahoma!

Oct 1 Sat Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

This imaginative dark comedy is based on the plot of "The Simpsons" episode "Cape Feare."

Oct 1 Sat Ames Main Street Farmers' Market

Local Iowa vendors/producers offering seasonal fresh fruit, vegetables, meats, cheeses, arts, crafts, fresh flowers, plants along with live local entertainment and free children’s activities!

Oct 1 Sat North Grand Farmers' Market

Locally grown, seasonal fresh vegetables, flowers, eggs and herbs plus baked goods, jewelry, baskets and more.

Oct 1 Sat ISU Football vs. Baylor

Join the Cyclones in Jack Trice Stadium as they take on the Baylor Bears!

Oct 1 Sat Cyclone Stampede Rodeo

This student run rodeo brings fun for all ages!

Oct 1 Sat Cyclone Cinema: Central Intelligence

Catch a free weekly movie showing presented by SUB! This week is Central Intelligence.

Oct 1 Sat Opening Reception: Common Threads

This month-long collaborative art exhibit has work by artists Allison Metzger and Catherine Reinhart.

Oct 1 Sat The Talent Factory: Comedian Tim Bedore

Who’s ready for another round of TIM BEDORE and his very funny commentary “Vague But True”?

Oct 1 Sat Live Music at Hotel Pattee

Kick off your weekend and take in the talents of Iowa musicians!

Oct 1 Sat Global Gala at the Library

Experience the world with music, food, crafts, games, dance, traditional attire, and more from a variety of cultures.

Oct 2 Sun Open Streets

A fun, healthy event for all ages in the streets of downtown Ames!

Oct 2 Sun ISU Wind Ensemble Concert

The ISU Wind Ensemble takes the stage!

Oct 2 Sun Story County Conservation Partners Fall Festival

This festival is an excellent opportunity to visit McFarland Park and learn more about Story County Conservation Partners and the important things the group does for conservation in Story County.

Oct 2 Sun Cyclone Cinema: Central Intelligence

Catch a free weekly movie showing presented by SUB! This week is Central Intelligence.

Oct 2 Sun Cyclone Stampede Rodeo

This student run rodeo brings fun for all ages!

Oct 2 Sun Live Music at Snus Hill

Enjoy your Sunday afternoon with live music from Infuzion!

Oct 2 Sun Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

This imaginative dark comedy is based on the plot of "The Simpsons" episode "Cape Feare."

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