Events

STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair

August 23, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:30 pm at State Fair Grand Concourse
3000 E Grand Ave

Join us for STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair hosted by the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council on August 23, 2015. The festivities begin at 9 a.m. with admission tickets to the State Fair discounted at $6 for adults ages 12+, $3 for children ages 6-11 and children under age 5 are free.

Visit the State Fair’s Grand Concourse to learn about how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) touches our lives daily and experience hands-on activities from more than 20 organizations across the state. While you’re there, don’t forget to stop by our booth in front of the Service Center to pick up your FREE drawstring backpack, say hello to the Iowa STEM operations team, and start the STEM Day at the Fair Scavenger Hunt. There will also be STEM-related performances on the MidAmerican and Knapp Stages throughout the morning.

Drake Women’s Soccer vs. Pacific

August 23, 2015 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Cownie Soccer Complex
2600 Hartford Ave

Come watch the Drake Women’s Soccer team take on Pacific. Tickets are $2 for youth ages 3-18 and $5 for adults.

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Nitefall On The River with Big Head Todd

August 23, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
71 E. Locust St.

Buy Tickets HERE

State Mixology Championships 2015

August 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm at Americana Restaurant & Lounge
1312 Locust Street

You be the judge– 12 mixologists from across Iowa have battled their way to the championship event. Sample 24 of their best competition drinks and cast your “People’s Choice” vote at the State Mixology Championships.
Contestants will feature spirits from:

  • Pearl Vodka Black or Lime Basil
  • Jim Beam Basil Hayden Bourbon
  • Sazerac Herbsaint

In addition to the 24 cocktail samples, your evening out includes hors d’oeuvres from Americana!
Buy tickets here. 

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Nitefall On The River with Slightly Stoopid

August 27, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
71 E. Locust St.

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Iowa Yoga Festival

August 28, 2015 - August 30, 2015 - 7:00 am at Wells Fargo Arena at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street

The Iowa Yoga Festival is a three-day event designed to bring the Iowa yoga community together. The immersive event will unite new, intermediate, and advanced practitioners through immersion in the origins of yoga and the celebration of its festive spirit.

Buy tickets here. 

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Nitefall On The River with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

August 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 10:45 pm at Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
71 E. Locust St.

Buy Tickets HERE

Drake Men’s Soccer vs. Pacific

August 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Cownie Soccer Complex
2600 Hartford Ave

Come watch the Drake Men’s Soccer team in their season home opener against Pacific. Tickets are $2 for youth ages 3-18 and $5 for adults.

Drake Women’s Soccer vs. South Dakota State

August 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Drake Stadium
2719 Forest Ave

Come watch the Drake women play their only game at Drake Stadium this season against South Dakota State. Tickets are $2 for youth ages 3-18 and $5 for adults.

Drake Football vs. William Jewell

September 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Drake Stadium
2719 Forest Ave

Come watch Drake Football in their home opener as they take on William Jewell. Tickets are $6 for youth ages 3-18 and $12 for adults.

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