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Gilmore City Fun Days

08-22 GILMORE CITY — Gilmore City Fun Days are Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Today’s events include farmers market, wine tasting, smoked beef and pork buffet dinner, photo contest, little cutie contest, ice cream social, kid’s movie and popcorn, karaoke and The Kozmic Brownies playing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza08-22 The Lions Club will hold Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Lunch includes hot dogs, brats, hamburgers, chicken breast or steak sandwiches. Chips and sodas are available. Profits go to the Lions Club Eye Project. more »»

Unite to Fight charity dinner

Unite to Fight charity dinner08-22 The Unite to Fight charity dinner event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Fort Frenzy. There will be dinner, a silent auction, and entertainment provided by the Midwest Dueling Pianos. Tickets are available for purchase at the Fort Dodge NEW Cooperative office (2626 First Ave S. more »»

Desiring the Arts Festival

Desiring the Arts Festival08-22 McSweeny School of the Performing Arts, 1633 N. 29th St., is proud to host this festival of music, art, photography, and fashion August 21st - 23rd.The concert will feature a duet between Broadway stars Sean Buhr (Fort Dodge Native) and Bich Van. more »»

Farmers Market — Saturday

Farmers Market — Saturday08-23 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Gilmore City Fun Days

08-23 GILMORE CITY — Gilmore City Fun Days are Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Today’s events include farmers market, wine tasting, smoked beef and pork buffet dinner, photo contest, little cutie contest, ice cream social, kid’s movie and popcorn, karaoke and The Kozmic Brownies playing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. more »»

3-D Archery Shoot

3-D Archery Shoot08-23 Webster County Bow Hunters and Archery Association is holding a 3-D Archery Shoot from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday on the Badger Lake Trail at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. Cost is $12 per shooter. more »»

Summer Carriage Classic

08-23 WEBSTER CITY — The Best of Iowa in Traces Society Summer Carriage Classic begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Webster City. Events include Turnout, Pick Your Route, Carriage Dog Class, Working Pleasure, Gambler’s Choice, Double Jeopardy, and Egg and Spoon. more »»

Homer Threshing Bee

Homer Threshing Bee08-23 West Central Region Cockshutt & CO-OP Club: annual threshing bee located 8 miles north of Stratford, IA on R 21. Hosting Massey Harris Ferguson. Antique Demonstrations and Displays. more »»

Desiring the Arts Festival

Desiring the Arts Festival08-23 August 23 at 9 a.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m.)Master classes and workshops for singing, acting, fashion design, photography, art, as well as fashion, art and photography exhibits.Buy tickets at Michael Buhr's American Family Insurance Agency, 812 N. 15th St. more »»

Market on Central - Farmers Market

Market on Central - Farmers Market08-23 #76 of the TOP 101 Farmers Markets in the Nation is located in Historic Downtown Fort Dodge. Fresh Produce, Baked Items, Wine, Cheese, Meats, Unique Homemade items, entertainment and more. Come for Breakfast, Stay for Lunch and Take Home Dinner at Market on Central. more »»

Holy Trinity Parish Festival

Holy Trinity Parish Festival08-23 Many activities throughout the day: Golf outing at Willow Ridge - 4 person teams, best shot - includes lunch - Super Soaker Fun Run/Walk - Son Treasure Island day program for the youth - Mass at 4:15 p.m. - Dinner at 5:15 p.m. more »»

Heritage Day

08-23 WEBSTER CITY — Heritage Day is Saturday at Wilson Brewer Historic Park. All of the museum buildings at the park will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A flea market starts at 7 a.m. At about 9:30 a.m., Peter Amstalden and friends will play music at the south cabin until 11:45 a.m. more »»

Pancake breakfast

Pancake breakfast08-23 Agape Church, 924 Eighth St. S.W., is holding an all you can eat pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The cost is $7.50. more »»

Kayla Jones Memorial Ride

Kayla Jones Memorial Ride08-23 The 2014 Kayla Jones Memorial Scholarship Ride is Saturday. Registration is 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Lefti’s Bar & Grill, 2001 Second Ave. N. Cost is $15 for biker and $10 for rider. All bikes leave at 11 a.m. and return by 5:30 p.m. to Lefti’s where there will be an auction and door prize. more »»

Republican Women to meet

08-23 Webster County Republican Women will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Republican Headquarters, 900 Central Ave. Women from Hamilton, Humboldt, Webster and Wright counties are welcome to join and participate. Joe McCarville, Republican candidate for Webster County attorney, will be the speaker. more »»

Flower Show

08-23 Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club is holding its annual Flower Show, “Back to the Fifties,” from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Crossroads Mall. The flower show will feature horticulture, floral design and educational topics. more »»

KYL kids movie

KYL kids movie08-23 WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library, 1201 Willson Ave., Webster City, will present the movie “Old Yeller” from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the library. more »»

Palmer Fun Run

08-23 PALMER — Palmer Fun Run is Saturday at the Palmer House. All vehicles are welcome. Sign up at Palmer House from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Food will be available. A bag toss tournament will start at 5 p.m. Call (712) 359-2211 or (712) 359-2207 for more information. more »»

Washington Township School No. 10 reunion

08-23 A reunion of Washington Township School No. 10 is 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Sports Page Bar & Grill, 2707 N. 15th St. Each person will buy his or her own lunch. All former students, teachers and parents are invited to attend. more »»

Evening Lions anniversary

08-23 Fort Dodge Evening Lions Club is celebrating its 40th anniversary with dinner and program on Saturday at The Cellar Restaurant, 370 Country Club Drive. There will be a social hour from 6 to 7 p.m. with a cash bar and 7 p.m. more »»

Gilmore City Fun Days

08-24 GILMORE CITY — Gilmore City Fun Days are Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Today’s events include farmers market, wine tasting, smoked beef and pork buffet dinner, photo contest, little cutie contest, ice cream social, kid’s movie and popcorn, karaoke and The Kozmic Brownies playing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. more »»

3-D Archery Shoot

3-D Archery Shoot08-24 Webster County Bow Hunters and Archery Association is holding a 3-D Archery Shoot from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday on the Badger Lake Trail at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. Cost is $12 per shooter. more »»

Summer Carriage Classic

08-24 WEBSTER CITY — The Best of Iowa in Traces Society Summer Carriage Classic begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Webster City. Events include Turnout, Pick Your Route, Carriage Dog Class, Working Pleasure, Gambler’s Choice, Double Jeopardy, and Egg and Spoon. more »»

Homer Threshing Bee

Homer Threshing Bee08-24 West Central Region Cockshutt & CO-OP Club's annual threshing bee, located 8 miles north of Stratford, IA on R21. Hosting Massey Harris Ferguson. more »»

Eagles Pancake Breakfast

Eagles Pancake Breakfast08-24 Sunday, August 24th 9 am to 1 pm 1018 1st Ave N, 2nd Floor All you can Eat Pancakes! $5.00 Adults, $3.00 kids 10 & Under Includes 3 sausage links, glass of milk or bottomless cup of coffee. more »»

Rally Sunday

08-24 Grace Lutheran Church will hold its annual Rally Sunday at the main shelter at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park on Sunday. Worship will start at 9:30 a.m. The service will be followed by games for children and a picnic potluck hosted by the fellowship team. more »»

Fall Fest

08-24 POCAHONTAS COUNTY — A “Taste of the Past” is the theme for the 31st annual Fall Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wiegert Farmstead in southeast Pocahontas County. Morning church services begin at 10:30 a.m. The Beef Producers will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Chicken dinner

08-24 GOWRIE — Zion Lutheran Church Women are holding a Staley Chicken Dinner from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The menu includes chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, bun, salads and desserts. Freewill offerings will be accepted. Proceeds go to projects of the Zion Women of ELCA. more »»

Ice Cream Social and Bake Sale

Ice Cream Social and Bake Sale08-24 HARCOURT — Faith Lutheran Church, 113 N. Ash St., Harcourt, is holding an Ice Cream Social and Bake Sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. A freewill offering meal of beef burgers, baked beans, chips, pie and homemade ice cream will be served. more »»

Flower Show

08-24 Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club is holding its annual Flower Show, “Back to the Fifties,” from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Crossroads Mall. The flower show will feature horticulture, floral design and educational topics. more »»

Tour de Webster

Tour de Webster08-24 WEBSTER CITY — The Tour de Webster Bicycle Race and Ride is Sunday in Webster City. The race and ride begins at 1 p.m.. It begins and ends at the Iowa Central Community College Campus in Webster City. Participating bikers will have two routes to choose from. Both routes, one which is 2. more »»

Eye Spy scavenger hunt

08-24 CLARION — An Eye Spy scavenger hunt game for youngsters will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Heartland Museum. Those in three age categories are encouraged to find items in the museum that match pictures or written clues designed by the museum’s volunteer teachers. more »»

Chorus Rehearsals for "ANNIE" Begin

Chorus Rehearsals for 08-26 An introductory meeting and initial chorus rehearsal for Comedia Musica Players' fall production of the musical "ANNIE" will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 6:30pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 211 S. 9th St. (Fort Dodge). New members are always welcome! See www.comediamusica. more »»

Farmers Market — Wednesday

Farmers Market — Wednesday08-27 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze

Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze08-28 The 2014 Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze skydiving event will be held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. Entertainment includes Kris Lager Band on Thursday, Joe Inman & Co. on Friday and Saturday, and All Things King on Sunday. more »»

Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze

Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze08-29 The 2014 Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze skydiving event will be held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. Entertainment includes Kris Lager Band on Thursday, Joe Inman & Co. on Friday and Saturday, and All Things King on Sunday. more »»

Dayton Rodeo

Dayton Rodeo08-29 The Dayton Rodeo runs from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza08-29 The Lions Club will hold Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Lunch includes hot dogs, brats, hamburgers, chicken breast or steak sandwiches. Chips and sodas are available. Profits go to the Lions Club Eye Project. more »»

Farmers Market — Saturday

Farmers Market — Saturday08-30 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Dayton Rodeo

Dayton Rodeo08-30 The Dayton Rodeo runs from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1. more »»

Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze

Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze08-30 The 2014 Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze skydiving event will be held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. Entertainment includes Kris Lager Band on Thursday, Joe Inman & Co. on Friday and Saturday, and All Things King on Sunday. more »»

Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze

Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze08-31 The 2014 Couch Freak Boogie Dollar Daze skydiving event will be held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. Entertainment includes Kris Lager Band on Thursday, Joe Inman & Co. on Friday and Saturday, and All Things King on Sunday. more »»

Dayton Rodeo

Dayton Rodeo08-31 The Dayton Rodeo runs from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1. more »»

 
 
 
 

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