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 Jul 27 Wed - Aug 2 Tue
Jul 27 Wed North Grand Farmers' Market

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

Jul 27 Wed Story County Fair

It's fair time!

Jul 27 Wed After Hours Photography

Capture some of the hidden gems of the Gardens to explore the unique lighting in the early summer evening.

Jul 27 Wed Ames Art Cinema

Catch a great film that never came to Ames, Triplets of Belleville!

Jul 27 Wed 2016 Beep Baseball World Series

The World Series of Beep Baseball returns! Enjoy the adaptive version of the traditional game of baseball for the blind and visually impaired!

Jul 28 Thu 2016 Beep Baseball World Series

The World Series of Beep Baseball returns! Enjoy the adaptive version of the traditional game of baseball for the blind and visually impaired!

Jul 28 Thu PYOP: Harry Potter Night

Channel your inner wizard and create a unique piece of POTTERy!

Jul 28 Thu Evening Prairie Walk

See new prairie plants blooming each week and view the largest prairie remnant in Story County!

Jul 28 Thu Youth Program: Plant Pals

Cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens!

Jul 28 Thu Ames Municipal Band Concert

It sounds like summer in Bandshell Park!

Jul 28 Thu Summer Sidewalk Sales

Take a stroll in Downtown Ames and check out discounts, promotions, sales and many other good deals from local businesses!

Jul 29 Fri Summer Sidewalk Sales

Take a stroll in Downtown Ames and check out discounts, promotions, sales and many other good deals from local businesses!

Jul 29 Fri Live Music at Snus Hill

Kick your weekend off with some live music from Tony Valdez Duo!

Jul 29 Fri Live Music at Hotel Pattee

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

Jul 29 Fri Friday Flicks

Enjoy a family-friendly showing of Inside Out!

Jul 29 Fri Botanical Zendoodle Workshop for Kids

Kids, join artist and instructor, Sara Merritt, for a fun and colorful workshop exploring this meditative art form through botanical shapes and designs.

Jul 29 Fri 2016 Beep Baseball World Series

The World Series of Beep Baseball returns! Enjoy the adaptive version of the traditional game of baseball for the blind and visually impaired!

Jul 29 Fri Story Theater Company: Variety Show Fundraiser

A night of entertainment for the whole family!

Jul 30 Sat 2016 Beep Baseball World Series

The World Series of Beep Baseball returns! Enjoy the adaptive version of the traditional game of baseball for the blind and visually impaired!

Jul 30 Sat Beatrix Potter in Iowa

Celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday with readings of several Beatrix Potter books with related crafts an activities.

Jul 30 Sat Discovery Station: Nature’s Coloring Book

Drop by for fun, informal activities in the Gardens during the summer that relate to themed garden areas.

Jul 30 Sat Garden Sculpture Screen Workshop

Create a colorful mixed media sculpture panel for the garden: emboss metal, weave, and wire repurposed materials onto a metal grid.

Jul 30 Sat Yoga in the Park

Enjoy a free yoga class outdoors!

Jul 30 Sat The Talent Factory: Music, Comedy & Magic Show

Come experience an evening filled with Music, Comedy, and Magic!

Jul 30 Sat Meet & Greet with Taysia Blue Rescue

Make some furry friends!

Jul 30 Sat Live Music at Hotel Pattee

Take in the talents of Iowa musicians at the beautiful Hotel Pattee!

Jul 30 Sat Summer Sidewalk Sales

Take a stroll in Downtown Ames and check out discounts, promotions, sales and many other good deals from local businesses!

Jul 30 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!

Jul 30 Sat North Grand Farmers' Market

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

Jul 31 Sun Live Music at Snus Hill

Enjoy live music from Hot Tamale & The Red Hots on your Sunday afternoon!

Jul 31 Sun Live At The Crib

Spend a relaxing afternoon at the winery with live music, wood-fire pizzas, sangria, wine and beer.

Jul 31 Sun Harry Potter Birthday Celebration and Book Release

You have been chosen to celebrate Harry's birthday and the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at this special party for all ages.

Aug 1 Mon The Dirt on Gert

Join Reiman Gardens’ Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth for a special presentation about the work of Gertrude Jekyll, a significant late 19th century horticulturist whose Arts & Crafts approach to garde

Aug 2 Tue Art Lending Open House

More details to come.

Aug 2 Tue Kids Story Time

Kids enjoy books read aloud followed by a related craft!

Aug 2 Tue National Night Out

Join the Ames Police Department in celebrating community crime prevention!

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