Events Calendar 2024

Tumbleweed Crossing will entertain audiences with their Wild West comedy and stunt show at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

Monday, June 24 Iowa City Poetry Slam. Sign up at 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m., Coffee Emporium, Iowa City. (319) 338-5382.

Monday 24–Sunday 30 • Greater Jefferson County Fair. Monday night parade and a week of live music, livestock shows, quilt show, Wild West gunfight stunt show, carnival rides, fair food, demo derby, and much more. Various times, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 2606 W. Burlington Ave., Fairfield. JeffersonCoFair.com.

Monday–Friday, June 24-28 • Make Your Own Kroj. In this weeklong course, use a pattern to sew the various components of a kroj under the guidance of Brenda Lesan. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Mon.–Fri., National Czech & Slovak Museum, Cedar Rapids. NCSML.org.

Tuesday, June 25 • Lucero. From Southern rock to Memphis soul. With the Shackletons. 8 p.m., Codfish Hollow Barn, Maquoketa. CodfishHollowBarnstormers.com.

Tuesday, June 25 Memoir & Poetry Writing Workshop. With Emily Joon, MFA in Creative Writing. 6-9 p.m., Fairfield Public Library.

Tuesday, June 25 • The Flaming Lips. The iconic band will be performing Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, the commercial high-water mark in their wild four-decade journey. 8 p.m., McGrath Ampitheater, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Tuesday, June 25Music on the Move: Cedar County Cobras. 6:30 p.m., S.T. Morrison Park, Iowa City. Summerof-theArts.org. Free.

Wednesday, June 26 • Fairfield Wednesday Farmers Market. Produce and more. Wednesdays, 3–6 p.m., east side of Fairfield Square.

Wednesday, June 26 • Cafe Paradiso Open Mic. Take part in the tradition of community sharing from either side of the stage. 7:45 sign up, 8 p.m. go, with a featured performer halfway through. 8–10 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com/OpenMicAtCafeParadiso.

Thursday, June 27 • LGBTQ Safe Zone Training. Want to learn about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer identities? Safe Zone training is for parents, teachers, and anyone who wants to support all people. Sponsored by PFLAG Mount Pleasant. 2-4 p.m. Belle Center (former IWU library), Mount Pleasant. pflagmountpleasant@gmail.com.

Thursday, June 27 Penguin’s Comedy Club: Comedy Open Mic. Last Thursday of every month, hosted by Danny Franks. 7–9 p.m., Ideal Theater & Bar, Cedar Rapids. TheIdealTheaterandBar.com.

Thursday, June 27 • A Taste of Summer at the River Museum. Live music, food trucks, and a beer/seltzer stand. BYO chairs. 5–9 p.m., National Mississippi River Museum boatyard and plaza, Dubuque. RiverMuseum.org.

Thursday, June 27Parker McCollum. Country artist. 7:30 p.m., Iowa Events Center, Des Moines. IowaEventsCenter.com.

Thursday, June 27Free Summer Concert Series: The Riverdogs. Powerhouse blues with electrifying vocals. BYO chair. 7:30 p.m., outside FACC, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Thurs-Fri-Sat, June 27–29 • David R. Collins Writers’ Conference. Featuring Chad Simpson, Darius Stewart, Sara Lupita Olivares, and Rebecca McKanna, with workshops, community conversation, keynote event, readings, and more. Augustana College, Rozz-Tox, and the Figge Art Museum; Davenport. MWCQC.org.

Friday, June 28 • Living Improverty. All-male improv troupe specializing in short-form and musical improv. 8 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Friday, June 28Big Rove Ride. This 36-mile multi-stop fun ride leaving from either Iowa City or Cedar Rapids cruises along the Iowa River Corridor Trail. 7 a.m. rolling start, afterparty from 2–7 p.m. at Big Grove Brewery. Eventbrite.com.

Friday, June 28 • Sam Bush. The 50-year music veteran, newgrass revivalist, and “King of Telluride” is at the top of his game. 7:30 p.m., Englert, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Friday, June 28 Avey Grouws Band. Free blues concert. 6:30 p.m., Ped Mall Stage, Iowa City. SummeroftheArts.org. Free.

Friday, June 28Art at Brucemore: Friday Night Out. Hosted by Iowa Ceramics Center & Glass Studio, participants will sculpt a fluted vase using various hand-building techniques and tools. RSVP by June 25. 6 p.m., Carriage House at Brucemore Mansion, Cedar Rapids. Brucemore.org.

Friday, June 28 • Rock the Block: Young the Lion. Free outdoor concert series. BYO chair. 6–8 p.m., NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids. NewBoCityMarket.org.

Friday, June 28The Chickadees. This songwriting duo, in perfect harmony, won the 2023 Quad Cities Battle of the Bands Acoustic prize. 8 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Friday, June 28 • Mat Kearney: Headlights Home Tour. This multi-platinum songwriter and producer has performed live on Today Show, Ellen, The Tonight Show, Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Fri-Sat-Sun, June 28–30 • Des Moines Arts Festival. Hosting 190 of the nation’s top artists, with music and more. Western Gateway Park, Des Moines. DesMoinesArtsFestival.org.

Fri-Sat-Sun, June 28–30 • The Wizard of Oz. Youth edition, presented by Young Footlighers. CCPA, Coralville. CoralvilleArts.org.

Saturday, June 29 • The Cleverlys. A one-of-a-kind comedy and music experience. “If Dolly Parton, Earl Scruggs, and Spinal Tap spawned a litter of puppies, it would be The Cleverlys.” —New York Times. 8 p.m., Five Flags, Dubuque. FiveFlagsCenter.com.

Saturday, June 29 • Bonaparte Independence Day Celebration. Family fun starting at 1 p.m., 5 p.m. parade, 10 p.m. fireworks, Downtown Bonaparte. (319) 592-3400.

Saturday, June 29 Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh produce, eggs, crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, food to go. 8 a.m.–1 p.m., Howard Park, Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, June 29 • Rhythms at Riverfront Crossings: Kevin Burt & Big Medicine. Free blues concert in the park. 6:30 p.m., Riverfront Crossings Park, Iowa City. SummeroftheArts.org.

Saturday, June 29Northside Saturday Nights: Yogev Shetrit. Drummer and composer. Free outdoor concert series curated by Englert Theatre. Saturdays, 6–8 p.m., North Linn, Northside District, Iowa City. DowntownIowaCity.com.

Sat-Sun, June 29–30 • Dino Days at the Putnam Museum. Meet a paleontologist and uncover treasures at the Fossil Dig, with face painting, Giant Screen dino movie, and more. Sat. 10–6 p.m., Sun. 12–5 p.m., Putnam Museum, Davenport. Putnam.org.

Sat-Sun-Mon-Tues, June 29–July 2 • Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. The origin story of a renegade warrior. Captions on Mon. July 1. 7 p.m., Cinema Fairfield, FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldAcc.com.

Sunday, June 30 • The Best of the Wurst. Jerry’s Market will serve up sausages. Vote for the Best of the Wurst and enjoy beer and music by the Guttenberg Band. All ages. 12–4 p.m., German American Heritage Center backyard, Davenport. GAHC.org.

Sunday, June 30 • Irish Music Session. An informal gathering of area musicians plays Irish music most Sundays. Join in, or relax and listen as you enjoy a hot cuppa or craft beer on tap. 3–5 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Sunday, June 30 • Muscatine Art Center Annual Ice Cream Social. Live music, kids’ games and prizes, crafts in the studio, family bike ride, ice cream for sale, exhibitions, and more. 1–4 p.m., Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine. MuscatineArtCenter.org.

Tuesday, July 2 • Little Feat. Their brilliant musicianship transcends boundaries, uniting California rock, funk, folk, jazz, country, rockabilly, and New Orleans swamp boogie into a rich gumbo. With Duane Betts & Palmetto Motel. 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Tuesday, July 2 Somatic Sound & Movement Workshop. Explore the body as a natural and instrument of music, with improvisational sound, movement and somatic exercises with Emily Joon. 7:30-9 p.m. The Lab, 408 W. Lowe Ave, Fairfield.

Wednesday, July 3 • Cafe Paradiso Open Mic. Take part in the tradition of community sharing from either side of the stage. 7:45 sign up, 8 p.m. go, with a featured performer halfway through. 8–10 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com/OpenMicAtCafeParadiso.

Wednesday, July 3 • Classic Film Fest: Summertime. Popcorn provided. Wednesdays though August. 2–4 p.m., Fairfield Public Library. (641) 472-6551. Free.

Wednesday, July 3 Jaws 3-D. Lateshift at the Grindhouse series. 10 p.m., FilmScene at the Chauncey,   404 E. College St., Iowa City. ICFilmScene.org.

Wed-Thurs, July 3–4 • Coralville 4thFest. 5K, entertainment, food, a free concert July 3, parade, family activities and petting zoo in the park, and fireworks after dark on July 4. 10 a.m.–10 p.m., S.T. Morrison Park, Coralville. (319) 248-1700.

Wed-Thurs, July 3–4Firecracker 4th Antique Show. Two-day antique show in the Morton & Pioneer Buildings. Times TBA, Amana RV Park & Event Center, Amana. AmanaColonies.com.

Wednesday, July 3 • Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs. They’ve spent the last three years headlining legendary venues while also supporting icons including Chris Stapleton, The Who, and Willie Nelson. 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Wednesday, July 3 • Yankee Doodle Pops. The Des Moines Symphony presents its 30th annual 4th of July-themed concert. The symphony will be joined by legendary Phantom of the Opera star, vocalist Hugh Panaro. BYO chairs. 8:30–10 p.m., State Capitol, West Terrace, Des Moines. Free.

Thursday, July 4 • Keosauqua Lions 4th of July Celebration. Pancake & sausage breakfast, pedal pull, kids’ games, Silver Mine, Mercer’s Crazy Train, street dance with the Harvest Band at 6 p.m., and fireworks over the river. 7 a.m.–10 p.m., Keosauqua Park. VillagesofVanBuren.com.

Thursday, July 4 • Audrey Hammer 4th of July Ice Cream Social. Live music; picnic food, cake, and ice cream for sale; Victorian games and crafts; weaving and soap-making demos, canon fire, and more. 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Mathias Ham Historic Site, Dubuque. RiverMuseum.org.

Thursday, July 4 Iowa Brass: 4th of July Concert. 2–3 p.m., Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, West Branch. Hoover.archives.gov. Free.

Thursday, July 4 Barn on the 4th: Lady Liberty. Featuring Lolo, Annie Humphrey, the Awful Purdies, Lojo Russo, and Diane Patterson. 5 p.m., Codfish Hollow, Maquoketa. CodfishHollowBarnstormers.com.

Thursday, July 4Ottumwa Municipal Band. Free concerts every Thursday evening in July. 7–8 p.m., Central Park, 106 N. Court, Ottumwa. MeetOttumwa.org.

Friday, July 5 • Salsa Dancing & Lessons. 9–11 p.m., Wildwood, 4919 Walleye Dr. SE, Iowa City. Tixr.com.

Friday, July 5 Apocalypso Tantric Noise Choir. James Moore, David Hurlin, and Eric Hurlin funk it up on bass, drums, and keys. By donation. 8–10 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Friday, July 5 • Fairfield First Fridays. Shops and galleries open late. Central Park. 6–10 p.m., downtown Fairfield. Details at FairfieldFirstFridays.org.

Friday, July 5 • Brau Haus Friday Night Live Music: Chickadees. End your week with the joyful harmonies of this Iowa duo. 6–9 p.m., Millstream Brau Haus, 741 47th Ave., Amana. AmanaColonies.com.

Friday, July 5 • RiverLoop Rhythms: Kris Lager Band. Funky, feel-good blues-rock. 5:30–9:30 p.m., RiverLoop Expo Plaza, Waterloo. (319) 291-4490.

Fri-Sat-Sun, July 5–7 • Iowa City Jazz Festival. Three days of amazing jazz bands across multiple stages, plus food, beverages, fireworks on July 5 at the Old Capitol, and artist vendors on July 7 at noon. Fri. 5–10:30 p.m., Sat. 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., downtown Iowa City. SummeroftheArts.org.

Saturday, July 6 • If Barns Could Talk. A historical presentation about barn building and preservation by Rich Tyler, co-sponsored by the Carnegie Historical Museum and Maasdam Barns. 1:30–3 p.m., Fairfield Public Library. Fairfield.lib.ia.us.

Saturday, July 6 • Ski Bellevue Waterski Show. 6 p.m. show followed by fireworks. 6 p.m., South of Lock 12, 697 S. Riverview St., Bellevue. Facebook.com/skibellevue.

Saturday, July 6 • CR Pride Late Show. Jaw-dropping outfits, fierce performances, and unabashed self-expression featuring Jaida Essence Hall, winner of season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. 8 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Saturday, July 6 Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh produce, eggs, crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, food to go. 8 a.m.–1 p.m., Howard Park, Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, July 6 Iowa City Farmers Market. Open air market with fresh, homegrown produce, baked goods, handicrafts, plants, flowers, and live music and activities in the park each week. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–noon, Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp, Iowa City. ICGov.org/farmersmarket.

Saturday, July 6 • Northside Saturday Nights: Dave Helmer. Free outdoor concert series. 6–8 p.m., Northside District, Iowa City. DowntownIowaCity.com.

Sunday, July 7 Sanctuary Strolls. Meet rescued farm animals and explore a beautiful walking trail. Vegan picnics encouraged. Sundays, 1–4 p.m., Iowa Farm Sanctuary, 1696 250th St. NW, Oxford. Facebook.com.

Sunday, July 7 Independence-Themed Dance. No partner needed, all are welcome. 7:30–9:30 p.m., Morning Star Studio, 511⁄2 S. Court St., Fairfield. (641) 919-5698. Facebook.com/Fairfield.Pop.Music.Dance.Coalition.

Sunday, July 7Gabriel Iglesias. Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias is one of the world’s most successful stand-ups and star of the Netflix series Mr. Iglesias. 8 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, Davenport. RhythmCityCasino.com.

Sunday, July 7 • Irish Music Session. An informal gathering of area musicians plays Irish music most Sundays. Join in, or relax and listen as you enjoy a hot cuppa or craft beer on tap. 3–5 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Sunday, July 7San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus and The Quire. A joint concert with this historic and important chorus. 7 p.m., Voxman Music Building, UI, Iowa City. PerformingArts.uiowa.edu/events.

Sunday, July 7DTTK. German oom-pa-pa band! 3–5 p.m., Millstream Brau Haus, Amana. AmanaColonies.com.

Sunday, July 7Paper & Book Making Workshop. With Emaly Joon and Alison Stimson. 4–7 p.m., Fairfield Public Library. (641) 472-6551. Also on July 21.

Tuesday, July 9 • Eulenspiegel Puppets: In the Mirror. Three Asian folk tales told with professionally handcrafted puppets. 10–11 a.m., Fairfield Public Library meeting room, Fairfield. (641) 472-6551.

Tuesday, July 9 Music on the Move: David Zollo. 6:30 p.m., James Alan McPherson Park, Iowa City. SummeroftheArts.org. Free.

Tuesday, July 9 The Wallflowers. These Grammy winners were part of the mid-’90s revival of roots-rock. 7:30 p.m., The Capitol Theatre, 330 W. 3rd St., Davenport.       FirstFleetConcerts.com.

Tuesday, July 9 • Jazz in July at Hoyt Sherman Place. Valley Jazz Combo outside on John & Penny Krantz Stage 5:15–6:15 p.m.; Big Fun outside on EMC Plaza 6:30–7:30 p.m., Max Wellman and Nate Sparks Big Band inside on the Theater Stage 8–9:30 p.m. Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. HoytSherman.com.

Tuesday, July 9 Fairfield Municipal Band Concert. 8 p.m., free weekly concert in Fairfield’s Central Park. Ice cream treats available for purchase.

Tuesday, July 9 • Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears. Joe has mastery over gut-bucket blues guitar and his true voice. With Shane Guerrette. 8 p.m., Wildwood, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Tuesday, July 9 Memoir Writing Workshop. With Green Iowa AmeriCorps members Emaly Joon and Alison Stimson. 6–9 p.m., Fairfield Public Library. (641) 472-6551. Also on July 23.

Wednesday, July 10 • Walk-In Wednesdays at Tura Lura Co. Make your own candle, reed diffuser, or dried floral arrangement. Just pop in. 4–7 p.m., Tura Lura Co., 109 N. Downey St., West Branch. TuraLuraCo.com.

Wednesday, July 10 • Midweek Matinee: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Family-friendly matinees screen all summer on various Wednesdays. 1 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. Check FairfieldACC.com for titles.

Wed-Thurs-Fri-Sat, July 10–13 • El Circo. This marionette puppet theater troupe performs a delightful circus-themed show in Ankeny, Des Moines, and West Des Moines. Visit DMPA.org for full schedule. Free.

Wednesday, July 10 • Iowa Dance Collective: Tiny Music Class. Toddler class full of fun songs and rhymes that engage little musicians. 10:15 a.m., Fairfield Public Library. (641) 472-6551.

Wednesday, July 10 Walter Trout. The fabled bluesman’s latest album, Broken, chronicles the bitter schisms of modern life but refuses to succumb to them. 7:30 p.m., Englert, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Wednesday, July 10Tyler Ramsey with Darryl Rahn & Connor McLaren. Singer-songwriter and guitarist. 6–9 p.m., Raccoon Motel, 315 E. 2nd St., Davenport. TheRaccoonMotel.com.

Wednesday, July 10 • Burlington Street Bluegrass Band. 7–9:30 p.m., Wildwood, 4919 Walleye Dr. SE, Iowa City. WildwoodSaloon.com.

Thursday, July 11 • Jefferson Street Farmers Market. Produce, plants, baked goods, honey, jams, natural soaps, candles, handmade goods, live music, and more. Thursdays, 4:30–7 p.m., downtown Burlington. Facebook.com/downtownburlingtoniamarket.

Thursday, July 11Fort Madison Downtown Summer Market. Purveyors of cool wares: handcrafted, woodwork, metal, art, home decor, and more. 3–8 p.m., Downtown Fort Madison. (319) 372-7785.

Thursday, July 11Pam Tillis. This singer-songwriter’s compositions have been covered in country, R&B, bluegrass, and rock. 8 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. HoySherman.org.

Thursday, July 11 • Blues Music Night at The Lab. Local blues bands every Thursday. Hang out and dance. 8–10 p.m., The Lab, 408 W. Lowe, Fairfield. Free.

Thursday, July 11 • Free Summer Concert Series: Royce Johns. The classic country voice you’ve been craving. BYO chair. 7:30 p.m. outside the FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, July 11Ottumwa Municipal Band. Free concerts every Thursday evening in July. 7–8 p.m., Central Park, 106 N. Court, Ottumwa. MeetOttumwa.org.

Thursday, July 11 • Amy Lee Lillard with Erin Johnston. Podcasters Amy Lee Lillard and Erin Johnston will talk about Lillard’s new memoir, A Grotesque Animal. 7 p.m., Prairie Lights, Iowa City. PrairieLights.com.

Thursday, July 11 • Glass Beads: Introduction to Lampworking. This class will teach you the art of using a torch to melt glass rods and create various shapes. 15+. 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Beadology Iowa, Iowa City. BeadologyIowa.com. Register through Kirkwood Community College: Kirkwood.edu.

Thurs-Fri-Sat, July 11–13 • Walcott Truckers Jamboree. Free festival with exhibits, carnival games, Trucker Olympics, music, and fireworks. Iowa 80 Truckstop & Trucking Museum, Walcott. Iowa80TruckStop.com.

Friday, July 12 • Helluva Hazbin Burlesque Show. Cosplay and performances inspired by Hazbin Hotel and Helluva Boss provide an evening of comedy and allure. 18+. 8 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Friday, July 12 • Geology Hike at Ely Ford. Join a naturalist at the Des Moines River for a guided hiking tour to discover the natural beauty of the bluffs and rock formations. 9 a.m., Lacey Keosauqua Park at Ely Ford, Keosauqua. VillagesofVanBuren.com. MyCountyParks.com.

Fri-Sat-Sun, July 12–14 • Lake Red Rock Balloonfest. Flights on Fri. and Sat. nights (6:30 p.m.) and Sat. and Sun. mornings (6:30 a.m.), plus Night Glows on Fri. and Sat. at dusk. North Overlook Beach at Lake Red Rock, 1007 Hwy T15, Pella. Visit LakeRedRockBalloonFest.com for details.

Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon-Tues, July 12–16 • Cinema Fairfield: Inside Out 2. In this Disney animated feature, Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust are running a successful operation … until Anxiety shows up. 7 p.m. nightly, and 2 p.m. on Saturday only. FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Friday, July 12 • Comedy Fresh Brew with Sound Bar. A night of improv with Comedy Fresh Brew. Live and unscripted, laughter guaranteed. 8 p.m., Java Joe’s     Coffeehouse, Ankeny. (515) 965-1004.

Saturday, July 13 Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh produce, eggs, crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, food to go. 8 a.m.–1 p.m., Howard Park, Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, July 13 Iowa City Farmers Market. Open air market with fresh, homegrown produce, baked goods, handicrafts, plants, flowers, and live music and activities in the park each week. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–noon, Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp, Iowa City. ICGov.org/farmersmarket.

Saturday, July 13Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau Exhibit Tour. Join the curator for a tour and learn about the stories behind 75 works. RSVP. 10–11 a.m., National Czech & Slovak Museum, Cedar Rapids. NCSML.org. Also on July 23.

Saturday, July 13 • Ottumwa Community Market. Crafts, baked goods, jewelry, recycled treasures, arts, live music, fresh produce, and more, rain or shine. Every 2nd and 4th Saturday, 8 a.m.–2 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ottumwa.

Saturday, July 13 • Free Movie Series: Barbie. 9 p.m., Iowa City Municipal Airport, Iowa City. SummeroftheArts.org. Free.

Saturday, July 13 • Central Park Cinema: Grease. Free movie in the park. BYO chair, free popcorn. Dusk, Central Park, 106 3rd St., Ottumwa. (641) 814-5225.

Saturday, July 13 • Houseplant Exchange. Swap healthy, pest-free plants or cuttings. 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Fairfield Public Library. Fairfield.lib.ia.us.

Saturday, July 13 • Tour de Brew 2024. A 30-mile ride through picturesque Amana Colonies and Iowa County with “hydration” stops and surprises along the way. 8:30 a.m. check-in, 10 a.m. wheels roll. Millstream Brewing Co., Amana. (319) 622-3672.

Saturday, July 13 Waverly’s Ridiculous Days. Annual summer sidewalk sales. 7 a.m., downtown Waverly. (319) 352-4526.

Saturday, July 13 TapestryFest. 2nd annual celebration weaving together the various cultures, traditions, and perspectives of Southeast Iowa. Music, dance, international food, interactive exhibits, and kids’ activities promote cultural awareness. 1 p.m.–4 p.m., Central Park, Mount Pleasant.

Saturday, July 13 Bizarre Bazaar. An eclectic gathering of artists, crafters, and makers. With family-friendly activities. 10 a.m.–3 p.m., 200 E. Main St., Ottumwa. MeetOttumwa.org.

Saturday, July 13Brews & Brushes. At this bar hop and painting event, each participating pub will provide a few of the colors you need to finish your work of art. RSVP. 4–8 p.m., FMAAA, Fort Madison. FortMadisonArt.com.

Saturday, July 13 • Salsa Night. 7:30 p.m. lesson by Benjamin Valverde, dance to follow. The Lab, 408 W. Lowe Ave., Fairfield.

Sunday, July 14 Sanctuary Strolls. Meet rescued farm animals and explore a beautiful walking trail. Vegan picnics encouraged. Sundays, 1–4 p.m., Iowa Farm Sanctuary, 1696 250th St. NW, Oxford. Facebook.com.

Tuesday, July 16 Fairfield Municipal Band Concert. 8 p.m., free weekly concert in Fairfield’s Central Park. Ice cream treats available for purchase.

Tuesday, July 16 Somatic Sound & Movement Workshop. Explore the body as a natural and instrument of music, with improvisational sound, movement and somatic exercises. 7:30-9 p.m. The Lab, 408 W. Lowe Ave, Fairfield.

Thursday, July 18 • Jefferson Street Farmers Market. Produce, plants, baked goods, honey, jams, natural soaps, candles, handmade goods, live music, and more. Thursdays, 4:30–7 p.m., downtown Burlington. Facebook.com/downtownburlingtoniamarket.

Thursday, July 18Ottumwa Municipal Band. Free concerts every Thursday evening in July. 7–8 p.m., Central Park, 106 N. Court, Ottumwa. MeetOttumwa.org.

Saturday, July 20 Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh produce, eggs, crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, food to go. 8 a.m.–1 p.m., Howard Park, Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, July 20 Iowa City Farmers Market. Open air market with fresh, homegrown produce, baked goods, handicrafts, plants, flowers, and live music and activities in the park each week. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–noon, Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp, Iowa City. ICGov.org/farmersmarket.

Sunday, July 21Paper & Book Making Workshop. With Emaly Joon and Alison Stimson. 4–7 p.m., Fairfield Public Library. (641) 472-6551.

Sunday, July 21 Sanctuary Strolls. Meet rescued farm animals and explore a beautiful walking trail. Vegan picnics encouraged. Sundays, 1–4 p.m., Iowa Farm Sanctuary, 1696 250th St. NW, Oxford. Facebook.com.

Tuesday, July 23 Memoir Writing Workshop. With Green Iowa AmeriCorps members Emaly Joon and Alison Stimson. 6–9 p.m., Fairfield Public Library. (641) 472-6551.

Tuesday, July 23 Fairfield Municipal Band Concert. 8 p.m., free weekly concert in Fairfield’s Central Park. Ice cream treats available for purchase.

Thursday, July 25 • Jefferson Street Farmers Market. Produce, plants, baked goods, honey, jams, natural soaps, candles, handmade goods, live music, and more. Thursdays, 4:30–7 p.m., downtown Burlington. Facebook.com/downtownburlingtoniamarket.

Thursday, July 25Ottumwa Municipal Band. Free concerts every Thursday evening in July. 7–8 p.m., Central Park, 106 N. Court, Ottumwa. MeetOttumwa.org.

Saturday, July 27 Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh produce, eggs, crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, food to go. 8 a.m.–1 p.m., Howard Park, Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, July 27 Iowa City Farmers Market. Open air market with fresh, homegrown produce, baked goods, handicrafts, plants, flowers, and live music and activities in the park each week. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–noon, Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp, Iowa City. ICGov.org/farmersmarket.

Sunday, July 28 Sanctuary Strolls. Meet rescued farm animals and explore a beautiful walking trail. Vegan picnics encouraged. Sundays, 1–4 p.m., Iowa Farm Sanctuary, 1696 250th St. NW, Oxford. Facebook.com.

Thursday, August 1 • Jefferson Street Farmers Market. Produce, plants, baked goods, honey, jams, natural soaps, candles, handmade goods, live music, and more. Thursdays, 4:30–7 p.m., downtown Burlington. Facebook.com/downtownburlingtoniamarket.

Saturday, August 3 Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh produce, eggs, crafts, baked goods, plants, flowers, food to go. 8 a.m.–1 p.m., Howard Park, Fairfield. Facebook.com.

Saturday, August 3 Iowa City Farmers Market. Open air market with fresh, homegrown produce, baked goods, handicrafts, plants, flowers, and live music and activities in the park each week. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–noon, Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp, Iowa City. ICGov.org/farmersmarket.

Sunday, August 4 Sanctuary Strolls. Meet rescued farm animals and explore a beautiful walking trail. Vegan picnics encouraged. Sundays, 1–4 p.m., Iowa Farm Sanctuary, 1696 250th St. NW, Oxford. Facebook.com.