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Kossuth County Fair

Kossuth County Fair08-01 "Daycare Day at the Fair"9:00am 4-H/FFA/Kid's Open Poultry Show (Poultry Barn)9:00am 4-H/FFA Breeding Beef Show, Prospect Calf Show & Market Beef Show (Show Barn)12:00-8:00pm Floral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open12:00-8:00pm Outdoor Flea Market Open (Outside of... more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza08-01 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 »»

Harcourt Appreciation Days

Harcourt Appreciation Days08-01 HARCOURT — Harcourt Appreciation Days are today, Saturday and Sunday. Garage sales are 4 to 8 p.m. today. On Saturday garage sales continue from 8 a.m. to noon, the Cook Shack will be serving from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., parade begins at 1:30 p.m., games in the park from 2 to 4 p.m. more »»

Couples Tournament

Couples Tournament08-01 Willow Ridge Golf Course, 1788 Madison Ave., will host a Couples Tournament beginning at 5:30 p.m. today. The tournament will be a two-couple best shot. Entry fee is $20. Carts are not included. To reserve a cart or for more information, call Willow Ridge Golf Course at 576-5711. more »»

Shellabration with Lynyrd Skynyrd

Shellabration with Lynyrd Skynyrd08-01 Shellabration Inc. proudly presents Southern rock legends, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fri, August 1st at Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge.Lynyrd Skynyrd is credited with bringing vast popularity to the southern rock genre. more »»

First Friday Dance

First Friday Dance08-01 Eagles Ballroom, 1018 First Ave., S., will hold a First Friday Dance at 7 p.m. today. A dance lesson is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. with the dance beginning at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes first pop or bottled water or a half price drink. Free snacks and popcorn will be availabl. more »»

Farmers Market — Saturday

Farmers Market — Saturday08-02 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Harcourt Appreciation Days

Harcourt Appreciation Days08-02 HARCOURT — Harcourt Appreciation Days are today, Saturday and Sunday. Garage sales are 4 to 8 p.m. today. On Saturday garage sales continue from 8 a.m. to noon, the Cook Shack will be serving from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., parade begins at 1:30 p.m., games in the park from 2 to 4 p.m. more »»

Kossuth County Fair

Kossuth County Fair08-02 "Kid's Day at the Fair"8:00am 4-H/FFA Swine Show (Swine Barn)10am-5:00pm BBQ Cook-Off Contest (Farm Bureau Shelter House)Winner qualifies for the Iowa State Fair BBQ Cook-Off Contest12:00-7:00pm Floral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open12:00-7:00pm Outdoor Flea... more »»

KYL kids movie

KYL kids movie08-02 WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library, 1201 Willson Ave., Webster City, will present the movie “Up” from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the library. more »»

Weydert benefit

Weydert benefit08-02 A benefit for Maria Weydert is Saturday at Rides Banquet Center, 725 S. 31st St. Doors open at 3 p.m. Weydert, 42, was diagnosed with stage IV lymphoma in November 2013 and is undergoing chemotherapy. The funds will help ease the burden of expenses associated with fighting cancer. more »»

Movie on the Monster

Movie on the Monster08-02 Movie on the Monster will be held Saturday at Fenway Field at Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex. The movie will begin at 8:45 p.m. or when it’s dark. The movie will be “The Lego Movie.” There is no charge. more »»

Harcourt Appreciation Days

Harcourt Appreciation Days08-03 HARCOURT — Harcourt Appreciation Days are today, Saturday and Sunday. Garage sales are 4 to 8 p.m. today. On Saturday garage sales continue from 8 a.m. to noon, the Cook Shack will be serving from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., parade begins at 1:30 p.m., games in the park from 2 to 4 p.m. more »»

Kossuth County Fair

Kossuth County Fair08-03 1:00pm Release of Open & 4-H Exhibits Building2:00pm Release of 4-H Livestock Exhibits2:00pm 4-H Ribbon Auction (Show... more »»

Blanden Art Camp Papertastic

08-05 Papertastic! Tuesday – Friday, August 5th-8th;10am – Noon all four days Led by Madison Garst Age: For ages 6 - 9 Class Fee: $20 for museum members; $30 for general public Registration: Museum reception desk Blanden Art Museum Students will give multiple pieces of paper a “make-over” by... more »»

National Night Out and Back to School Bash

08-05 National Night Out and Back to School Bash will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 5 at Corpus Christi, North Eighth Street and Fifth Avenue North. more »»

Farmers Market — Wednesday

Farmers Market — Wednesday08-06 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Growth Alliance Golf Outing

Growth Alliance Golf Outing08-07 The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance 45th annual Golf Outing will be held on Aug. 7 at the Fort Dodge Country Club. Registration begins at 11 a.m. Shotgun starts at noon. Dinner to follow at 6 p.m. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza08-08 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 »»

Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash

Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash08-08 Badger Lake at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park5:30p.m. Gates OpenTeam Dinner Begins6:00 p.m. more »»

Farmers Market — Saturday

Farmers Market — Saturday08-09 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash

Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash08-09 Badger Lake at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park7:00 – 10:00a.m. Noon Lions Club Pancake Breakfast8:00 Captain’s Meeting8:30 Racing All Day2:00p.m. more »»

Market on Central - Farmers Market

Market on Central - Farmers Market08-09 #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 »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "Almost Maine"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 08-12 Hawkeye Community Theatre production of “Almost Maine” will be held on August 12th thru 16th at 7p.m.August 17th at 2 p.m. more »»

Farmers Market — Wednesday

Farmers Market — Wednesday08-13 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "Almost Maine"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 08-13 Hawkeye Community Theatre production of “Almost Maine” will be held on August 12th thru 16th at 7p.m.August 17th at 2 p.m. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "Almost Maine"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 08-14 Hawkeye Community Theatre production of “Almost Maine” will be held on August 12th thru 16th at 7p.m.August 17th at 2 p.m. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza08-15 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 »»

Celebration of Trails

08-15 Celebration of Trails will begin with a ribbon cutting at 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 15. It will be held at the former Sunkissed Meadows golf course, 625 Meriwether Drive. At 6:30 p.m. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "Almost Maine"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 08-15 Hawkeye Community Theatre production of “Almost Maine” will be held on August 12th thru 16th at 7p.m.August 17th at 2 p.m. more »»

Farmers Market — Saturday

Farmers Market — Saturday08-16 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

River Trash Bash

River Trash Bash08-16 Great fun getting wet and muddy digging archives from the river. See how full of trash you can get your canoe! Exact location to be determined. Call Karen for details. more »»

Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market

Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market08-16 The Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Gate admission of $1 per person (ages 12 and over) will be charged. No pets are allowed in the building, but service animals are allowed. more »»

14th AnnualPrincess City Carshow

14th AnnualPrincess City Carshow08-16 Enjoy some oldies and goodies by bringing your show car to the 14th Annual Princess City Car Show August 16th 4 PM – 7 PM, in Pocahontas, Iowa. Sponsored by the Pocahontas Chamber of Commerce there is great BBQ, Nielsen Kettle Corn, music for the ages, door prizes and over 100 cars are expecte. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "Almost Maine"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 08-16 Hawkeye Community Theatre production of “Almost Maine” will be held on August 12th thru 16th at 7p.m.August 17th at 2 p.m. more »»

Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market

Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market08-17 The Hillbilly Sale and Flea Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Gate admission of $1 per person (ages 12 and over) will be charged. No pets are allowed in the building, but service animals are allowed. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "Almost Maine"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 08-17 Hawkeye Community Theatre production of “Almost Maine” will be held on August 12th thru 16th at 7p.m.August 17th at 2 p.m. more »»

Annie Auditions - Comedia Musica Players

08-19 Auditions for Adults only (Youth have already been cast) will be held at: Grace Lutheran Church Basement, 211 S. 9th St. (use South entrance), Fort Dodge Choice of: Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 6:00pm OR Wednesday, Aug. more »»

Farmers Market — Wednesday

Farmers Market — Wednesday08-20 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall. more »»

Desiring the Arts Festival

Desiring the Arts Festival08-21 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

Farmers Market — Saturday

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