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Bancroft Fourth of July

Bancroft Fourth of July07-03 BANCROFT — Bancroft’s Fourth of July celebration is Friday and Saturday. Friday’s events are 5K run/walk, mile run, Tot Trot, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, West Bend tractor ride, Glenwood 4-H lunch, football toss, 6 on 6 girls basketball, NU vs. NI baseball, Lil Miss & Mr. and Star karaoke. more »»

ABATE Freedom Rally

ABATE Freedom Rally07-03 ALGONA — ABATE will holds its annual Freedom Rally at Iowa’s Freedom Park, 2507 160th Ave., Algona, today through Saturday. Gates open to the public at 8 a.m. Thursday. Cost is $65 for non-members, cash only. ATMs are at the main gate and vending area. more »»

Gowrie Independence Day

Gowrie Independence Day07-03 GOWRIE — Gowrie’s annual Independence Day celebration is Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday’s events include the Prairie Valley/Southeast Webster Grand FFA tractor ride at 8:30 a.m. at Laurel Park, carnival in the city park during the evening and street dance on Market Street from 8:30 p.m. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza07-03 Noon Lions Club will be serving Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Ninth Street and Central Avenue. more »»

Sac City Fourth of July

Sac City Fourth of July07-03 SAC CITY — Fourth of July weekend events will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Sac City. Friday starts with registration for alumni bags and pong at noon; alumni bags and pong yard games and beer garden at 1 p.m.; the Sac City Museum will be open 3 to 7 p.m., the Quiz Bowl for alumni is at 5 p.. more »»

Humboldt Fourth of July

Humboldt Fourth of July07-03 HUMBOLDT — Fourth of July events in Humboldt will be Friday and Saturday. Harness races will be 12:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds.The parade will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, starting at Taft and First streets. Fireworks will be approximately 10 p.m at the fairgrounds. more »»

First Friday Dance

First Friday Dance07-03 Eagles Ballroom, 1018 First Ave., S., will hold a First Friday Dance at 7 p.m. today. A free dance lesson taught by Harold Olesen is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. with the dance beginning at 8 p.m. The band Beaver Creek will perform southern rock, classics and easy rock. Admission is $5. more »»

Midwest Rock & Soul Revue

Midwest Rock & Soul Revue07-03 DAKOTA CITY — Midwest Rock & Soul Revue will performing from 8 to 11:30 p.m. today at the Dakota City VFW. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person or $15 per couple. more »»

Wesley Fourth of July

Wesley Fourth of July07-04 WESLEY — Wesley’s Fourth of July celebration is Saturday. There will be a men’s softball tournament, horseshoe tournament, bags tournament, kid’s games and barbecue chicken and ribs at 4 p.m. until gone. more »»

Wesley Glo Run/Walk

Wesley Glo Run/Walk07-04 WESLEY — Wesley Glo Run/Walk is Saturday. The run is a fundraiser for the Wesley Library. more »»

Bancroft Fourth of July

Bancroft Fourth of July07-04 BANCROFT — Bancroft’s Fourth of July celebration is Friday and Saturday. Friday’s events are 5K run/walk, mile run, Tot Trot, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, West Bend tractor ride, Glenwood 4-H lunch, football toss, 6 on 6 girls basketball, NU vs. NI baseball, Lil Miss & Mr. and Star karaoke. more »»

Cylinder Fourth of July

Cylinder Fourth of July07-04 CYLINDER — Cylinder’s Fourth of July celebration is Saturday at the Cylinder City Park. Hot dogs, chips, lemonade and tea will be served along with free watermelon while it lasts. Games and entertainment by Buck Hollow Band begin at 7 p.m. more »»

Emmetsburg Fun on the Fourth

Emmetsburg Fun on the Fourth07-04 EMMETSBURG — Emmetsburg’s Fun on the Fourth is Saturday. more »»

Lake Cornelia Fourth of July

Lake Cornelia Fourth of July07-04 LAKE CORNELIA — Fourth of July will be Saturday with a pancake breakfast 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. LCIA members free. Non-members and extra tickets are $5. Annual meeting begins at 10:30 a.. more »»

Sac City Fourth of July

Sac City Fourth of July07-04 SAC CITY — Fourth of July weekend events will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Sac City. Friday starts with registration for alumni bags and pong at noon; alumni bags and pong yard games and beer garden at 1 p.m.; the Sac City Museum will be open 3 to 7 p.m., the Quiz Bowl for alumni is at 5 p.. more »»

West Bend Fourth of July

West Bend Fourth of July07-04 WEST BEND — Holiday events on Saturday in West Bend include 5K run and walk, registration starts 8 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church; parade lines up at 9:30 a.m.; parade at 11 a.m.; food stands open at school grounds following parade; carnival games and Fern Valley 4-H petting zoo is 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. more »»

ABATE Freedom Rally

ABATE Freedom Rally07-04 ALGONA — ABATE will holds its annual Freedom Rally at Iowa’s Freedom Park, 2507 160th Ave., Algona, today through Saturday. Gates open to the public at 8 a.m. Thursday. Cost is $65 for non-members, cash only. ATMs are at the main gate and vending area. more »»

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market07-04 Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

Webster County Museum

Webster County Museum07-04 OTHO — The Webster County Museum and Thrift/Gift Shop, Otho, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. Call 972-4544 during open hours or 972-4804 at other times and for special showings. more »»

Gowrie Independence Day

Gowrie Independence Day07-04 GOWRIE — Gowrie’s annual Independence Day celebration is Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday’s events include the Prairie Valley/Southeast Webster Grand FFA tractor ride at 8:30 a.m. at Laurel Park, carnival in the city park during the evening and street dance on Market Street from 8:30 p.m. more »»

Humboldt Fourth of July

Humboldt Fourth of July07-04 HUMBOLDT — Fourth of July events in Humboldt will be Friday and Saturday. Harness races will be 12:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds.The parade will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, starting at Taft and First streets. Fireworks will be approximately 10 p.m at the fairgrounds. more »»

Concert in Lake View

Concert in Lake View07-04 LAKE VIEW — A concert will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in Lake View featuring King Of The Tramps, Matt Arthur & the Bratlanders, The Further Adjustments and Chad Elliott. more »»

Twin Lakes Boat Parade

Twin Lakes Boat Parade07-04 TWIN LAKES — The annual Twin Lakes Boat Parade is scheduled for Saturday. The parade line up is 5:30 p.m. in Muddy Bay, Featherstone Park with the parade around the lake at 6 p.m. Fireworks will be at 10 p.. more »»

Sac City Fourth of July

Sac City Fourth of July07-05 SAC CITY — Fourth of July weekend events will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Sac City. Friday starts with registration for alumni bags and pong at noon; alumni bags and pong yard games and beer garden at 1 p.m.; the Sac City Museum will be open 3 to 7 p.m., the Quiz Bowl for alumni is at 5 p.. more »»

Gowrie Independence Day

Gowrie Independence Day07-05 GOWRIE — Gowrie’s annual Independence Day celebration is Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday’s events include the Prairie Valley/Southeast Webster Grand FFA tractor ride at 8:30 a.m. at Laurel Park, carnival in the city park during the evening and street dance on Market Street from 8:30 p.m. more »»

Fort Dodge Fourth of July celebration

Fort Dodge Fourth of July celebration07-05 A free concert by Jay Clyde Band and Jason Brown will start at 6 p.m. Sunday at Fort Frenzy. Fireworks will begin at dusk. more »»

Karl L. King Municipal Band concert

Karl L. King Municipal Band concert07-05 The Karl L. King Municipal Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Oleson Park Bandshell, 1400 Oleson Park Ave. more »»

Dem Bones, Dem Bones

07-07 WEBSTER CITY — Bones played many important roles for the First Iowans. From hoes to fish hooks to needles, bones were shaped, modified, and converted to tools. Students will learn how bones are evidenced within the archaeological context, and learn to recognize artifacts. more »»

Bones, Stones, and Leather

07-07 WEBSTER CITY — Bones, stones, and leather played many important roles for the First Iowans. In this three-day class, students will explore the archaeological importance of each. From hoes to fish hooks to needles, bones were shaped, modified, and converted to tools. more »»

Stones in Archaeology

07-08 WEBSTER CITY — Learn about the importance of stones in the pre-industrial era. Students will learn about stone artifacts including banner stones, ground stone tools, fire cracked rock, projectile points, pigment stone, etc, as well as the importance of ground stone in the making of ceramics. more »»

Bones, Stones, and Leather

07-08 WEBSTER CITY — Bones, stones, and leather played many important roles for the First Iowans. In this three-day class, students will explore the archaeological importance of each. From hoes to fish hooks to needles, bones were shaped, modified, and converted to tools. more »»

From Rawhide to Leather

07-09 WEBSTER CITY — Learn how the First Iowans used and made raw hide and leather. The student will make a replication frame drum or scapula hoe, and learn to work hides using brain-tanning to convert a stiff animal skin hide into a supple piece of leather.The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p. more »»

Webster County Museum

Webster County Museum07-09 OTHO — The Webster County Museum and Thrift/Gift Shop, Otho, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. Call 972-4544 during open hours or 972-4804 at other times and for special showings. more »»

Stage Door Productions: "Once on This Island, Jr."

Stage Door Productions: 07-09 "Once on This Island, Jr" is a musical about a peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for those under 18. Tickets will be sold at First American Bank, Salon and Company, Choice Printing and at the door. more »»

Bones, Stones, and Leather

07-09 WEBSTER CITY — Bones, stones, and leather played many important roles for the First Iowans. In this three-day class, students will explore the archaeological importance of each. From hoes to fish hooks to needles, bones were shaped, modified, and converted to tools. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza07-10 Noon Lions Club will be serving Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Ninth Street and Central Avenue. more »»

Stage Door Productions: "Once on This Island, Jr."

Stage Door Productions: 07-10 "Once on This Island, Jr" is a musical about a peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for those under 18. Tickets will be sold at First American Bank, Salon and Company, Choice Printing and at the door. more »»

Market On Central

Market On Central07-11 Market On Central is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in downtown Fort Dodge. The Market is held the second and fourth Saturdays June through September. more »»

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market07-11 Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

Webster County Museum

Webster County Museum07-11 OTHO — The Webster County Museum and Thrift/Gift Shop, Otho, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. Call 972-4544 during open hours or 972-4804 at other times and for special showings. more »»

Local Artists' Exhibit

07-11 Local Artists show off their works at the Webster County Museum, 515 School Street, Otho, IA Saturday, July 11,from 10am - 4pm. Call (515) 972-4804 for more details. more »»

Central Perk & Dessert Book Fair

Central Perk & Dessert  Book Fair07-11 Come for the books, Stay for the coffee! Central Perk and Dessert is hosting an All Iowa Author Book Fair on Saturday July 11, from 1-4pm, at Central Perk and Dessert, 14th and Central, in Fort Dodge. more »»

Stage Door Productions: "Once on This Island, Jr."

Stage Door Productions: 07-11 "Once on This Island, Jr" is a musical about a peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for those under 18. Tickets will be sold at First American Bank, Salon and Company, Choice Printing and at the door. more »»

Eagles Courtyard Cookout

07-12 Eagles Courtyard Cookout 1018 1st Ave N. more »»

Second Sunday Suppers

Second Sunday Suppers07-12 The Lehigh United Methodist Church will be serving Pancakes and Sausage from 5 - 7 PM the second Sunday of each Month, beginning July 12th. Free Will Offering. more »»

Karl L. King Municipal Band concert

Karl L. King Municipal Band concert07-12 The Karl L. King Municipal Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Oleson Park Bandshell, 1400 Oleson Park Ave. more »»

Son Sparks Lab - Vacation Bible School

Son Sparks Lab - Vacation Bible School07-13 Holy Trinity Parish will be holding a summer time vacation Bible school July 13th through the 17th. PS-TK will be in the morning and K-5th will be run all day with aftercare available for those who need it. Go to www.holytrinitywci. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "The Great Gatsby"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 07-14 "The Great Gatsby" is based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. Follow a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.Tickets are $10. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "The Great Gatsby"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 07-15 "The Great Gatsby" is based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. Follow a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.Tickets are $10. more »»

Webster County Museum

Webster County Museum07-16 OTHO — The Webster County Museum and Thrift/Gift Shop, Otho, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. Call 972-4544 during open hours or 972-4804 at other times and for special showings. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "The Great Gatsby"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 07-16 "The Great Gatsby" is based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. Follow a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.Tickets are $10. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza07-17 Noon Lions Club will be serving Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Ninth Street and Central Avenue. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "The Great Gatsby"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 07-17 "The Great Gatsby" is based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. Follow a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.Tickets are $10. more »»

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market07-18 Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

Webster County Museum

Webster County Museum07-18 OTHO — The Webster County Museum and Thrift/Gift Shop, Otho, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. Call 972-4544 during open hours or 972-4804 at other times and for special showings. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "The Great Gatsby"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 07-18 "The Great Gatsby" is based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. Follow a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.Tickets are $10. more »»

Hawkeye Community Theatre: "The Great Gatsby"

Hawkeye Community Theatre: 07-19 "The Great Gatsby" is based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. Follow a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.Tickets are $10. more »»

Karl L. King Municipal Band concert

Karl L. King Municipal Band concert07-19 The Karl L. King Municipal Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Oleson Park Bandshell, 1400 Oleson Park Ave. more »»

A Day of Watercolor Pencils

07-22 WEBSTER CITY — In this two-session class, students will learn basic drawing techniques that will enable them to draw their favorite pictures. After completing their drawings, they will color with watercolor pencils and use paintbrush and water to complete their masterpiece. more »»

Art with Watercolor Pencils morning session

07-22 WEBSTER CITY — Students will learn basic drawing techniques that will enable them to draw their favorite pictures. After completing their drawing, they will color with watercolor pencils and use paintbrush and water to complete their masterpiece. more »»

Art with Watercolor Pencils afternoon session

07-22 WEBSTER CITY — Students will learn basic drawing techniques that will enable them to draw their favorite pictures. After completing their drawing, they will color with watercolor pencils and use paintbrush and water to complete their masterpiece. more »»

Webster County Museum

Webster County Museum07-23 OTHO — The Webster County Museum and Thrift/Gift Shop, Otho, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. Call 972-4544 during open hours or 972-4804 at other times and for special showings. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza07-24 Noon Lions Club will be serving Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Ninth Street and Central Avenue. more »»

Blues Under the Trees

Blues Under the Trees07-25 Joe and Vicki Price will kick things off at Blues Under the Trees. The award-winning, International Blues Challenge-winning, violin-slinging, Lionel Young Band will perform. Headlining is the ever impressive international star, Kenny Neal. more »»

Market On Central

Market On Central07-25 Market On Central is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in downtown Fort Dodge. The Market is held the second and fourth Saturdays June through September. more »»

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market

Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market07-25 Fort Dodge Area Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »»

Webster County Museum

Webster County Museum07-25 OTHO — The Webster County Museum and Thrift/Gift Shop, Otho, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. Call 972-4544 during open hours or 972-4804 at other times and for special showings. more »»

Karl L. King Municipal Band concert

Karl L. King Municipal Band concert07-26 The Karl L. King Municipal Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Oleson Park Bandshell, 1400 Oleson Park Ave. more »»

Landscapes with Oils and Acrylics

07-28 WEBSTER CITY — Take a closer look at your natural surroundings. Participants in this class will have a chance to really study several aspects of nature: a more traditional local landscape; a stream or pond; interesting rocks, leaves, or other objects in your environment. more »»

Landscapes with Oils and Acrylics

07-29 WEBSTER CITY — Take a closer look at your natural surroundings. Participants in this class will have a chance to really study several aspects of nature: a more traditional local landscape; a stream or pond; interesting rocks, leaves, or other objects in your environment. more »»

Landscapes with Oils and Acrylics

07-30 WEBSTER CITY — Take a closer look at your natural surroundings. Participants in this class will have a chance to really study several aspects of nature: a more traditional local landscape; a stream or pond; interesting rocks, leaves, or other objects in your environment. more »»

Webster County Museum

Webster County Museum07-30 OTHO — The Webster County Museum and Thrift/Gift Shop, Otho, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. Call 972-4544 during open hours or 972-4804 at other times and for special showings. more »»

Stage Door Productions: "Anne of Green Gables"

Stage Door Productions: 07-30 Stage Door Productions will perform "Anne of Green Gables" at St. Edmond Auditorium, 2220 Fourth Ave. N. Twenty-six local youths from grades seven through 12 will tell the story of the misadventures of a wildly independent orphan with fiery red hair and a temper to matc. more »»

Lunch on the Plaza

Lunch on the Plaza07-31 Noon Lions Club will be serving Lunch on the Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Ninth Street and Central Avenue. more »»

Stage Door Productions: "Anne of Green Gables"

Stage Door Productions: 07-31 Stage Door Productions will perform "Anne of Green Gables" at St. Edmond Auditorium, 2220 Fourth Ave. N. Twenty-six local youths from grades seven through 12 will tell the story of the misadventures of a wildly independent orphan with fiery red hair and a temper to matc. more »»

 
 
 
 
 

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