Iowa Calendar of Events | THURSDAY, AUGUST 31

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Midwest Old Threshers Reunion. See the largest collection of working steam power as well as other antique machinery. With food, crafts, trolley rides, music, theater, and much more. Various times, Midwest Old Threshers, 405 E. Threshers Rd., Mount Pleasant. Oldthreshers.com. Through Sept. 4.

Prairie Lights Presents Bernie Sanders. Activist Bernie Sanders speaks of his new book for young readers and about how to effect change for a better future. 7 p.m., Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City. (800) 426-2437.

Music in the Junction & Farmers Market. Enjoy live music by Royce Johns Band as you shop fresh produce, baked goods, prepared foods, flowers, plants, art, and more. 4–8:30 p.m., Historic Valley Junction, West Des Moines. (515) 222-3642.

Rex Allen Jr., Leroy Van Dyke, David Frizzell, and Moe Bandy. Country concert includes Rex Allen Jr.’s farewell tour. 8 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com.
 

Chad Calek: Sir Noface Lives Tour. Ghost hunter and filmmaker presents his “Paramerican” show with a Q&A. 8 p.m., Five Flags Event Center, Clive. (888) 677-4440.

Fairfield First Fridays: Honoring the Art of the Harvest. Honoring the Art of the Harvest. Enjoy food and vendors in Central Park and extended shopping and gallery hours around the town square. 6–9 p.m., downtown Fairfield. FairfieldFirstFridays.org.

Old Brick Dance. Nightclub two-step lesson at 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. dance, Old Brick, Iowa City. (319) 721-4577.

Stockport BBQ Days. Truck, tractor, and pedal pulls; a parade; games; and BBQ. Various times, Saddle Club Park, Stockport. (319) 796-4308. Through Sept. 2.

Midwest Old Threshers Reunion. See the largest collection of working steam power and other antique machinery. Enjoy food, crafts, trolley rides, scooter rentals, performances of The Girl Next Door by Neil Schaffner, a chainsaw artist, nightly concerts, and much more. Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com. Through Sept. 4.

Home Free. Country. Winners of NBC’s The Sing Off, season four. 8 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com.

Des Moines Jazz Festival. Jazz performances, workshops, and jam sessions. 5:30 p.m., Des Moines Social Club. (515) 369-3673. Through Sept. 2. 

Gabriel Rutledge. Past winner of Seattle International Comedy Competition. With Shawn Banks. 8 p.m., Penguin’s Comedy Club, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8133. Also Sept. 2.

The Washington Street Fest. Family-friendly music festival, featuring Sasha Masakowski, Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, Eric Pettit Lion, Patrick Hazell, and Zach & David, plus a chalk-art contest for all age groups. Various times, The Washington, Burlington. Facebook.com/thewashingtonmusic. Through Sept. 2.

Crafts in the Park. Featuring 90+ handmade crafters, antique dealers, and artists. Various times, Central Park, Mount Pleasant. 319-385-3101. Through Sept. 3.

Arthur Lee Land Trio. Where twang meets funk, featuring Will Trask on drums and Zach Jackson on bass; “pure joy.” 8 p.m., Café Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Dr. Blade’s Blues Band. 8:30 p.m., The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Home Free. Country. Winners of NBC’s The Sing Off, season four. 8 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com.

So Long to Summer. Riverfront concert featuring Crush, Leaving Abbey, and Jive Radio. With food trucks. Bring a lawn chair. 5–10 p.m., BMA parking lot, Burlington. BMA-Live.com.
 

Des Moines Jazz Festival. Jazz performances, workshops, and jam sessions. 5:30 p.m., Des Moines Social Club. (515) 369-3673. Through Sept. 2.

Stockport BBQ Days. Truck, tractor, and pedal pulls; a parade; games; and BBQ. Various times, Saddle Club Park, Stockport. (319) 796-4308.

Midwest Old Threshers Reunion. See the largest collection of working steam power and other antique machinery. Enjoy food, crafts, trolley rides, scooter rentals, performances of The Girl Next Door by Neil Schaffner, a chainsaw artist, nightly concerts, and much more. Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com. Through Sept. 4.

Gabriel Rutledge. Past winner of Seattle International Comedy Competition. With Shawn Banks. 8 p.m., Penguin’s Comedy Club, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8133.

Bentonsport Heritage Day. Visit historic buildings while local characters share stories about the town’s history. With a home-cooked lunch. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., 21964 Hawk Dr., Bentonsport. (319) 592-3579.

Tomato Tasting. Sample dozens of open-pollinated heirloom tomatoes, attend workshops, and enter a salsa contest. 1–4 p.m., Seed Savers Exchange, Decorah. (563) 382-5990. Free.

Justin Moore. Country. With Dylan Schneider. 7:30 p.m., Bridge View Center, Ottumwa. (641) 684-7000.

Tracy Lawrence. This country music star boasts 18 #1 singles. 8 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com.

Raku Pottery. Learn about low-fired glazes, application, and firing. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Iron & Lace, Bentonsport. VillagesFolkSchool.com.

The Washington Street Fest. Family-friendly music festival, featuring Sasha Masakowski, Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, Eric Pettit Lion, Patrick Hazell, and Zach & David, plus a chalk-art contest for all age groups. Various times, The Washington, Burlington. Facebook.com/thewashingtonmusic. Through Sept. 2.  

Crafts in the Park. Featuring 90+ handmade crafters, antique dealers, and artists. Various times, Central Park, Mount Pleasant. 319-385-3101. Through Sept. 3.

Bentonsport Heritage Day. Visit historic buildings and hear local characters sharing stories about the town’s history. With a home-cooked lunch. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Bentonsport. (319) 592-3579.

Tomato Tasting. Sample dozens of heirloom tomatoes, attend workshops, enter a salsa contest, and celebrate fall. 1–4 p.m., Seed Savers Exchange, Decorah. (563) 382-5990. Free.

Treasure Hunt. Pirates of the lower Des Moines River Water Trail will be stashing their treasures for paddlers to find and collect. 9 a.m., Paddle, Pedal & More, Bentonsport. (319) 592-3220.

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow. “Vikings & Shieldmaidens.” Swordplay, comedy, magic, music, and more. Rain or shine. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, Des Moines. SleepyHollowRenFaire.com. Through Sept. 3.

Justin Moore. Country. With Dylan Schneider. 7:30 p.m., Bridge View Center, Ottumwa. (641) 684-7000.

Tracy Lawrence. Country. 8 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers,  Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com.

Raku Pottery. Learn the basics of low-fired glazes, application, and firing on bisque pottery forms. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Iron & Lace Blacksmith Academy, Walnut St. & Hawk Dr., Bentonsport. VillagesFolkSchool.com. 

Chris Janson. Country artist with #1 Platinum single, “Buy Me a Boat.” 8 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com.

Crafts in the Park. Featuring 90+ handmade crafters, antique dealers, and artists. Various times, Central Park, Mount Pleasant. 319-385-3101.

Midwest Old Threshers Reunion. See the largest collection of working steam power and other antique machinery. Enjoy food, crafts, trolley rides, scooter rentals, performances of The Girl Next Door by Neil Schaffner, a chainsaw artist, nightly concerts, and much more. Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com. Through Sept. 4.    

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow. “Vikings & Shieldmaidens.” Swordplay, comedy, magic, music, and more. Rain or shine. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, Des Moines. SleepyHollowRenFaire.com.

Festival of Iowa Beers. Taste over 100 beers from 30+ Iowa breweries. Live music by Betty Calling. Food available. RSVP. 1–5 p.m., Millstream Brewing Co., Amana. MillstreamBrewing.com.

NewBo Arts Festival. Musical performances and art. With a live mural spray, kids’ zone, drummers, demonstrations, local food, and music. 7 a.m.–9 p.m., New Bohemia Art & Entertainment District, Cedar Rapids. CRMainStreet.org.

Chris Janson. Country. #1 Platinum single, “Buy Me a Boat.” 8 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers,  Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com.

The Pork Tornadoes. Blues, country, rock. 6 p.m., Cedar Ridge Distillery, Swisher. (319) 857-4300.
 

Midwest Old Threshers Reunion. See the largest collection of working steam power and other antique machinery. Enjoy food, crafts, trolley rides, scooter rentals, performances of The Girl Next Door by Neil Schaffner, a chainsaw artist, nightly concerts, and much more. Midwest Old Threshers, Mount Pleasant. OldThreshers.com.  

Food Truck Wednesdays. Eclectic and tasty food and drink every Wednesday through Sept. 27. 11 a.m.–2 p.m., NewBo Art & Entertainment District, Cedar Rapids. CRMainStreet.org.
 

Film Screening: Shakespeare Behind Bars. Free screening of award-winning documentary, followed by a Q&A with founder Curt Tofteland. 7:30 p.m., Voxman Music Bldg., Iowa City. (319) 321-4997.

History Makers Gala. A semi-formal affair honoring four African Americans who’ve made indelible impacts in their communities. With a gourmet meal, jazz, and a raffle. 5:30 p.m., African American Museum, Cedar Rapids. (319) 862-2101.

KJ Sanchez: Embracing Complexity. KJ Sanchez will discuss the work of her theater company that creates documentary plays. 5:30 p.m., Strauss Hall, U of I, Iowa City. Hancher.uiowa.edu.
 

Jiggy. NYC-based comedian, podcaster, and musician. 8 p.m., Penguin’s Comedy Club, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8133.

Dis/Unity: A Service. Immersive sound, dance, text, performance, visual art, and ritual acts of liberation with audience participation. 7:30 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. LegionArts.org. Also Sept. 9.

Jerry Yellin Book Signing. The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II, by best-selling author Don Brown. 1:30 p.m., Revelations Bookstore, Fairfield. (641) 472-6733.

Milton Fall Festival. Featuring golf and softball tournaments, Tomato Bowl, races, spaghetti eating contest, parade, music, arts & crafts, food, and more. Various times and locations, Milton. (641) 208-7524. Through Sun. 17th.

Pufferbilly Days. One of the biggest celebrations in Iowa. With concerts, BBQ, craft fair, parade, car show, softball, motorcycle show, disc golf, foot races, horseshoes, and much more. 8 a.m.– 7 p.m., downtown Boone. BooneIowa.us. Through Sept. 10.

Catfish Keith. This singer, songwriter, and bottleneck slide guitarist plays foot-stomping, deep Delta blues. 8 p.m., The Mill, Iowa City. (319) 351-9529.

Local on the 8s. Jazz. 5–8 p.m., NewBo Market Yard Stage, Cedar Rapids. NewBoCityMarket.org.

Samantha Fish. Blues. 8 p.m., River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. (563) 326-1333, ext. 102.

 

Beaux Arts Fair. Music, children’s activities, food court, and juried fine art & crafts show. 10 a.m.– 4 p.m., Figge Art Museum, Davenport. (563) 326-7804. Free. Through Sept. 10.

Bonaparte End-of-Summer Sales Event.
Shop from a variety of vendors. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Bonaparte Mercantile, Bonaparte. (641) 451-5294. Through Sept. 10.

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow. “Kilts & Lucky Lasses.” Enjoy swordplay, comedy, magic, music, and more. Rain or shine. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, Des Moines. SleepyHollowRenFaire.com. Through Sept. 10.
 

Jiggy. NYC-based comedian, podcaster, and musician. 8 p.m., Penguin’s Comedy Club, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8133.

Dis/Unity: A Service. Immersive sound, dance, text, performance, visual art, and ritual acts of liberation with audience participation. 7:30 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. LegionArts.org.

Milton Fall Festival. Featuring golf and softball tournaments, Tomato Bowl, races, spaghetti eating contest, parade, music, arts & crafts, food, and more. Various times and locations, Milton. (641) 208-7524. Through Sun. 17th.

Pufferbilly Days. One of the biggest celebrations in Iowa. With concerts, BBQ, craft fair, parade, car show, softball, motorcycle show, disc golf, foot races, horseshoes, and much more. 8 a.m.– 7 p.m., downtown Boone. BooneIowa.us. Through Sept. 10.

Brucemorchestra. Orchestra Iowa and Cedar Rapids Opera  Theater perform famous arias and choruses, and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Ode to Joy. Bring a picnic and chairs. 5:30 p.m. gates, 7 p.m. concert, Brucemore Mansion lawn, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-7375.

Everybody Sings: Fauré Requiem. Community choir in concert. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Mike Cantafio Trio. Jazz. 8 p.m., Café Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856. CafeParadiso.net.

Alan Jackson. Honky Tonk Highway Tour. With Lee Ann Womack. 7:30 p.m., U.S. Cellular Center, Cedar Rapids. (800) 745-3000.

Model Stranger. With Audiopharm. Alt-rock. 9 p.m., The Washington, Burlington. TheWashingtonMusic.com.

Riverdogs. Swamp blues and rock. 8:30 p.m., The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Leopold Bench-building Workshop. Build a Leo-pold bench, modeled after the original by the “father of wildlife ecology.” 8 a.m.–12 p.m., Pioneer Ridge Nature Center, Bloomfield. (641) 682-3091.
 

Pufferbilly Days. One of the biggest celebrations in Iowa. With concerts, BBQ, craft fair, parade, car show, softball, motorcycle show, disc golf, foot races, horseshoes, and much more. 8 a.m.– 7 p.m., downtown Boone. BooneIowa.us. 

Beaux Arts Fair. Music, children’s activities, food court, and juried fine art & crafts show. 10 a.m.– 4 p.m., Figge Art Museum, Davenport. (563) 326-7804. Free.

Bonaparte End-of-Summer Sales Event.
Shop from a variety of vendors. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Bonaparte Mercantile, Bonaparte. (641) 451-5294.

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow. “Kilts & Lucky Lasses.” Enjoy swordplay, comedy, magic, music, and more. Rain or shine. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, Des Moines. SleepyHollowRenFaire.com.

Annual Pelican Festival. View migrating American White Pelicans with local birdwatchers. Nature programs, exhibits, food, and face painting. 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Hawkeye Wildlife Area (Coral-ville Lake), Swisher. (319) 338-3543. Free.
 

Nate Staniforth. Wandering magician and author of memoir Here is Real Magic. RSVP. 7 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. LegionArts.org. Free.
 

Il Divo. Internationally renowned vocal quartet. 7:30 p.m., Des Moines Civic Center, Des Moines. (515) 246-2300.

The Cactus Blossoms. Classic country and roots band recently featured on the Twin Peaks reboot. With Jack Klatt. 8 p.m., The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa City. (319) 351-9529.

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals. Three-time Grammy award winner plays “exquisitely tender rock & roll.” –Rolling Stone. 8 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. (515) 244-0507.

Yestival: Yes with Todd Rundgren. Among the world’s most influential progressive rock bands. 7 p.m., McGrath Ampitheatre, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-1729.
 

Cokie Roberts.  In her presentation, An Insider’s View of Washington, D.C., Roberts offers a unique perspective of the goings-on in the nation’s capital. 7:30 p.m., Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City. Hancher.uiowa.edu. Free.

Food Truck Wednesdays. Eclectic and tasty food and drink every Wednesday through Sept. 27. 11 a.m.–2 p.m., NewBo Art & Entertainment District, Cedar Rapids. CRMainStreet.org.

TajMo. The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band. Blues titans perform their long-anticipated collaborative album. 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. (515) 244-0507.

The Mountain Goats. With Samantha Crain. Proceeds benefit homeless and transitional youth. 8 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. LegionArts.org. Free.

Landfall Festival: Roopa Panesar. Sitar virtuoso in a rare collaboration with two gifted accompanists—tabla player Nitin Mitta and percussionist Pirashanna  Thevarajah, featured in a five-day festival of 65 musicians from a dozen countries. Various times, CSPS, Cedar Rapids. LegionArts.org.  Festival events through Sun. 17th.

Get the Led Out. True-to-the-recordings Led Zeppelin tribute. 7:30 p.m., Para-mount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. (319) 366-8203.

J Roddy Walston and the Business.
“Beatnik/honkey tonks.” 8 p.m., Codfish Hollow Barn, Maquoketa. CodfishHollowBarnstormers.com.

Paul Carey. Americana with gritty blues. 6–8 p.m., Lion Bridge Brewing Company, Cedar Rapids. LionBridgeBrewing.com.

Downtown Boys. Politically minded band performs with boundless energy and contagious, inclusive fun. 9 p.m., The Mill, Iowa City. (319) 351-9529.

REO Speedwagon. Classic rockers. 7 p.m., Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, Cedar Falls. (319) 273-4849.

Steve & Michaela McLain. Classic rock covers and roots originals. 6–8 p.m., Café Paradiso, Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Wishbone Ash. This influencial guitar band has been rocking for nearly 50 years. 7:30 p.m., RME, 

Rodney Carrington. Country tunes & stand-up. 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. (319) 366-8203.

Adam Hunter. One of NYC’s hottest young comedians. “Brash, deep, and hilarious.” 8 p.m., Penguin’s Comedy Club, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8133.

BrewNost! International beer-tasting festival. Beer, cider, wine, spirits, hors d’oeuvres, and merriment. 6:30–10 p.m., National Czech & Slovak Museum, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8500.

Puppet Slam. Watch (or perform) experimental and oft outrageous vignettes by teens and adults. This year’s Slam also features a “Junior Slam” by middle schoolers. 7:30 p.m., Puebla Restaurant, West Liberty. PuppetsPuppets.com.

Celtic Fest & Highland Games. Learn about Celtic culture, and enjoy rugby games, music, dancers, kids’ activities, workshops, and more. Various times, Centennial Park, Davenport. CelticHighlandGames.org. Through Sept. 16.

West Liberty Children’s Festival & Puppet Mini Fest. Festivities include a 5K, puppet shows by touring artists and Eulenspiegel, jugglers, clowns, face painting, crafts, Mexican food, and a Puerto Rican band. Various times, downtown West Liberty. Puppetspuppets.com. Through Sept. 17.

End-of-Summer Motorcycle Rally. With a fun run, bike show, poker run, burnout pit, bike rodeo, pulling sled, and live music. Various times, Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Keosauqua. StateLineRally.net. Through Sept. 17.

Celtic Fest & Highland Games. Learn about Celtic culture, and enjoy rugby games, music, dancers, kids’ activities, workshops, and more. Various times, Centennial Park, Davenport. CelticHighlandGames.org.

West Liberty Children’s Festival & Puppet Mini Fest. Festivities include a 5K, puppet shows by touring artists and Eulenspiegel, jugglers, clowns, face painting, crafts, Mexican food, and a Puerto Rican band. Various times, downtown West Liberty. Puppetspuppets.com. Through Sept. 17.

End-of-Summer Motorcycle Rally. With a fun run, bike show, poker run, burnout pit, bike rodeo, pulling sled, and live music. Various times, Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Keosauqua. StateLineRally.net. Through Sept. 17.

Adam Hunter. One of NYC’s hottest young comedians. “Brash, deep, and hilarious.” 8 p.m., Penguin’s Comedy Club, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8133.

BrewNost! International beer-tasting festival. Beer, cider, wine, spirits, hors d’oeuvres, and merriment. 6:30–10 p.m., National Czech & Slovak Museum, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8500.

Puppet Slam. Watch (or perform) experimental and oft outrageous vignettes by teens and adults. This year’s Slam also features a “Junior Slam” by middle schoolers. 7:30 p.m., Puebla Restaurant, West Liberty. PuppetsPuppets.com.

Celtic Fest & Highland Games. Learn about Celtic culture, and enjoy rugby games, music, dancers, kids’ activities, workshops, and more. Various times, Centennial Park, Davenport. CelticHighlandGames.org.

West Liberty Children’s Festival & Puppet Mini Fest. Festivities include a 5K, puppet shows by touring artists and Eulenspiegel, jugglers, clowns, face painting, crafts, Mexican food, and a Puerto Rican band. Various times, downtown West Liberty. Puppetspuppets.com.

End-of-Summer Motorcycle Rally. With a fun run, bike show, poker run, burnout pit, bike rodeo, pulling sled, and live music. Various times, Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Keosauqua. StateLineRally.net.

Cheers to 10 Years. Dinner by Café Dodici, live art by John Preston & Gin Lammert (+ art auction), comedian Tim Wilkoe, and mentalist Devin Henderson (pictured). 6 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. (641) 472-2786.

Brew Ha Ha. Sample more than 100 domestic and imported brews. 1–5 p.m., LeClaire Park, Mississippi Riverfront, downtown Davenport. (563) 326-7766.

Living History Farms: Photography Day. Attend classes with local photography experts and test out the newest camera equipment from photography vendors. 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. LHF.org.

“We Wanna Dance” Ballroom Bash. Featuring Gordon and Kate Bratt and performances by Pro/Am couples and Iowa collegiate teams. With workshops and social dancing. 2:15 p.m.–10:30 p.m., Clarion Highlander Hotel, Iowa City. CorridorDance.org.

Revival on the River. Repurposed and upcycled products, antiques, handmade art, vintage clothing, collectibles, and more. With music and a pin-up contest. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Czech Village, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8500.

An Evening with Ira Glass. Host and creator of the radio program This American Life presents “Seven Things I’ve Learned.” 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. (515) 244-0507.

An Evening with Mark Twain. A hilarious and insightful recreation of a lecture that Twain gave during his 1905 world tour. 7 p.m., Pella Opera House, Pella. (641) 628-8625.

Burlesque Fest. Featuring Vitality Fitness & Dance Studio’s performance group, the Va Va Voom, and rockabilly by the Magnetos. 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. (319) 366-8203.

City Circle New Play Festival. Eight ten-minute plays from seasoned and new playwrights. 7:30 p.m., Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, Coralville. (319) 248-9370.

Decades Rewind. Concert, dance party, and theatrical performances celebrating hits of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. 7:30 p.m., Bridge View Center, Ottumwa. (641) 684-7000.

Fairfield Kiwanis Kids’ Day. Family activities in Central Park, including a 10 a.m. parade, pancake breakfast, and sidewalk sales. 6 a.m., downtown Fairfield. FairfieldIowaKiwanis.org.

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow. “Pirates & Wenches.” With swordplay, comedy, magic, music, and more. Rain or shine. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, Des Moines. SleepyHollowRenFaire.com. Through Sept. 17.
 

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow. “Pirates & Wenches.” With swordplay, comedy, magic, music, and more. Rain or shine. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, Des Moines. SleepyHollowRenFaire.com. Through Sept. 17.
 

West Liberty Children’s Festival & Puppet Mini Fest. Festivities include a 5K, puppet shows by touring artists and Eulenspiegel, jugglers, clowns, face painting, crafts, Mexican food, and a Puerto Rican band. Various times, downtown West Liberty. Puppetspuppets.com.

End-of-Summer Motorcycle Rally. With a fun run, bike show, poker run, burnout pit, bike rodeo, pulling sled, and live music. Various times, Van Buren County Fairgrounds, Keosauqua. StateLineRally.net.  

Felsen Tribute Car Show.  Awards are given to the top 25 hot rods. With a DJ, food vendor, pinstriping, and Valve Cover Races. 9 a.m.–3 p.m., Historic Valley Junction, West Des Moines. (515) 222-3642.

Festival Latino. Live music, food from various countries, and kids’ activities. 11 a.m., McGrath Ampitheatre, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-1729. Free.

Fiddler’s Picnic. A continuous stage show with Iowa’s old-time, bluegrass, Celtic, country, and folk musicians; workshops; vintage instrument showcase; jam sessions; and food. 12–6 p.m., Iowa City 4H Fairgrounds. FiddlersPicnic.org.

 

Food Truck Wednesdays. Eclectic and tasty food and drink every Wednesday through Sept. 27. 11 a.m.–2 p.m., NewBo Art & Entertainment District, Cedar Rapids. CRMainStreet.org.

Art of Recovery. Celebrating Iowans in long-term recovery from addiction through live music, a patient art exhibit, recovery stories and 1.2 mile group walk. 3 pm registration, 4 pm walk. Principal Riverwalk, Des Moines. Register at www.preludeiowa.org

Art of Recovery. Celebrating Iowans in long-term recovery from addiction through live music, a patient art exhibit, recovery stories and 1.9 mile group walk. 1:00 pm registration, 1:30 pm walk. Register at www.preludeiowa.org, Des Moines. Register at www.preludeiowa.org

Food Truck Wednesdays. Eclectic and tasty food and drink. Last one this season! 11 a.m.–2 p.m., NewBo Art & Entertainment District, Cedar Rapids. CRMainStreet.org.