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35th Annual Tornado Alley 5K Run/Walk

35th Annual Tornado Alley 5K Run/Walk10-01 ALGONA — The Algona Recreation Department will host the 35th annual Tornado Alley 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, in conjunction with the Algona Band Day Festival. The 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will begin at 8 a.m. more »»

Prairie Lakes Division 30th annual model train show

10-01 ESTHERVILLE — The Prairie Lakes Division will have its 30th annual fall train show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Regional Wellness Center on Saturday. The day will feature model railroad vendors, how-to clinics, modeling contest and operating model railroads. more »»

Farmers Market

Farmers Market10-01 FORT DODGE — Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

Moose Lodge open house

10-01 The Fort Dodge Moose Lodge is holding an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the lodge, located at 424 First Ave. S. The public is invited.There will be carnival games for kids and adults with prizes, as well as complimentary food. more »»

Badger Lions Club Fall Pancake Day

Badger Lions Club Fall Pancake Day10-02 BADGER — The Badger Lions Club will hold its Fall Pancake Day from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the Badger Fire Station.Serving the all-you-can-eat pancakes, the menu also includes sausage, scrambled eggs, and drinks. more »»

Eastern Iowa Miles for Myeloma Walk/Run

Eastern Iowa Miles for Myeloma Walk/Run10-02 Join us for the fifth annual Eastern Iowa Miles for Myeloma Walk/Run. Meet at Terry Trueblood North Shelter in Iowa City (rain or shine) for a two- or four-mile walk or run around a scenic lake. All abilities and ages welcome. Race benefits the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). more »»

Sassy Ladies of the Old West

Sassy Ladies of the Old West10-02 Beverly Hinds will tell tales of fascinating women of the Old West at 2 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the Vincent House, 824 Third Ave. S. Running a parlor house was often very profitable. Successful madams were adept businesswomen who amassed wealth, real estate, fine horses and other material goods. more »»

Holy Trinity spaghetti dinner

10-02 The Holy Trinity spaghetti dinner will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the Corpus Christ Parish Center.Ticket prices are $9 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger; they can be purchased at Zakeer’s, Becker Florist, JaMar’s and at the door. more »»

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Autumn Fest Supper

10-03 HUMBOLDT — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church will host its annual Autumn Fest Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 3, at the church.The meal includes roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, green beans, rolls and homemade pie. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younge. more »»

Brown Bag Briefings: “Help Stop Crime in Webster County”

Brown Bag Briefings: “Help Stop Crime in Webster County”10-06 Brown Bag Briefings will be held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the large meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The programs are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library. Bring a sack lunch to this free public program. Coffee will be provided. more »»

Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market

10-08 FORT DODGE — Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Gate admission is $1 per person 12 and ove. more »»

Farmers Market

Farmers Market10-08 FORT DODGE — Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

4th Annual Halloween Hustle

4th Annual Halloween Hustle10-08 It Gets Better FD & Beyond will host its 4th annual scholarship fundraiser with a costume 5K fun walk/run. Several divisions to win medals in and awards for the best costumes. Grab your friends or co workers! Groups of four or more will receive a pictured plaque to display proudly. more »»

Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market

10-09 FORT DODGE — Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Gate admission is $1 per person 12 and ove. more »»

Lehigh Methodist Church Soup Supper

10-09 The Lehigh United Methodist Church will be holding its Second Sunday Supper from 5 -7 p.m. on Sunday, October 9th. This month, we will be serving Homemade Chicken and Noodles Soup and Broccoli Cheese Soup. Crackers and Drinks will be available also. more »»

Prince of Peace Salad Luncheon

10-11 Serving a variety of home-made salads and other goodies. more »»

Color Your World at the Fort Dodge Public Library

Color Your World at the Fort Dodge Public Library10-11 The next “Color Your World” adult coloring sessions will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Fort Dodge Public Library.The two sessions will be in the large meeting room. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and markers, and light snacks will be provided. more »»

Color Your World at the Fort Dodge Public Library

Color Your World at the Fort Dodge Public Library10-11 The next “Color Your World” adult coloring sessions will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Fort Dodge Public Library.The two sessions will be in the large meeting room. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and markers, and light snacks will be provided. more »»

Brown Bag Briefings: “Don’t Live No Where”

Brown Bag Briefings:  “Don’t Live No Where”10-13 Brown Bag Briefings will be held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the large meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The programs are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library. Bring a sack lunch to this free public program. Coffee will be provided. more »»

FDPD K-9 Fundraiser

FDPD K-9 Fundraiser10-13 Come out and help us raise money in support of our two new K-9 officers, Abram and Hyde! This is a great chance to meet both pups and see them in action. Officers Samuelson and Kleppe will be on hand to give K-9 demonstrations so you can see just what Abram and Hyde can do. more »»

Pair Extraordinaire

Pair Extraordinaire10-13 Join us for an evening of gourmet dining at Soldier Creek Winery. This two-course dinner will begin at 6:00pm with a delectable main course followed by a dessert, prepared and presented by Chefs Dan Billingsly & Holli Campbell of Infinity Restaurant Group. more »»

Farmers Market

Farmers Market10-15 FORT DODGE — Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

Brown Bag Briefings: “Creating Children’s Poetry and Illustrations”

Brown Bag Briefings:  “Creating Children’s Poetry and Illustrations”10-20 Brown Bag Briefings will be held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the large meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The programs are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library. Bring a sack lunch to this free public program. Coffee will be provided. more »»

Farmers Market

Farmers Market10-22 FORT DODGE — Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

Brown Bag Briefings: “It’s All About The Music”

Brown Bag Briefings:  “It’s All About The Music”10-27 Brown Bag Briefings will be held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the large meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The programs are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library. Bring a sack lunch to this free public program. Coffee will be provided. more »»

Farmers Market

Farmers Market10-29 FORT DODGE — Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

2016 Biennial Quilt Show

2016 Biennial Quilt Show10-29 The Fort Dodge Area Quilters present the 23rd Biennial Quilt Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 30 at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 7 to 12 and free for ages 6 and under. A two-day pass for adults is $10. more »»

2016 Biennial Quilt Show

2016 Biennial Quilt Show10-30 The Fort Dodge Area Quilters present the 23rd Biennial Quilt Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 30 at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 7 to 12 and free for ages 6 and under. A two-day pass for adults is $10. more »»

 
 
 
 
 

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