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February 5, 2016

Entertainment

February 5, 2016, 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Location: Starr's Cave, 11627 Starr's Cave Rd. Burlington
The Appleseed Collective is not a bluegrass band, not The Hot Club of Paris and it's not a ragtime cover band. The Appleseed Collective represents Americana music rooted in traditions from all over the world and from every decade, creating a live experience that welcomes every soul and is impossible... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 5, 2016, 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Location: The Washington, 306 Washington Street, Burlington
An acoustic project that plays anything from Heart to Pink, The Beatles to Mr. Big, Pat Benatar to Def Leppard, The Cars to Fleetwood Mac. Band Members include: Johnny Gram, Mandy Farran, and Paul Miller. Tickets available at The Washington or Weird Harold's in Burlington. Visit The Washington's website for... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

February 6, 2016, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: PZAZZ! Convention and Event Center
The Mississippi Valley Calling Classic is one of the nation's top calling contests and is a huge draw for the calling, vendors, raffles and meeting old and new friends in the waterfowling world. Both the Iowa State Duck Calling Contest and the Bernie Boyle Regional Duck Calling contests are sanctioned... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

February 6, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Big Hollow Recreation Area, Area E - 18853 152nd Ave, Sperry, IA 52650
Learn all about safety on the ice and how to ice fish. If the temperature is below 15° or if ice is not adequate, the event will be cancelled. Kids will receive their own ice fishing pole to keep and bait will be provided. Space is limited Registration is required... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 6, 2016, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: The Washington, 306 Washington Street, Burlington
Kent Burnside is a grandson of the late, blues great RL Burnside. Kent has toured with Jimbo Mathus. Jimbo has a grammy with Buddy Guy. They played all over the United States including opening for Buddy Guy in California. Now Kent has his own 5 piece band - Kent Burnside... Read More
Downtown

February 11, 2016, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: First United Church of Christ, top of Snake Alley, 611 Columbia Street, Burlington, Iowa
Come enjoy a meal with your choice of either catfish fillet or beef-rites, along with two sides including baked beans, potato salad, jello or cole slaw along with dessert and tea, coffee or lemonade. The cost of the meal is $6, and can be eaten in the church Social Hall... Read More
Downtown

February 11, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In the middle of winter, you deserve to indulge a bit! Sample a rich variety of delectable treats at the second annual Chocoholic Frolic in downtown Burlington. The event takes place Thursday, February 11 from 5 to 7:30 PM. There are 15 tasting locations: Des Moines County Heritage Center, 501... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

February 11, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Starr’s Cave Nature Center - 11627 Starr's Cave Rd, Burlington, IA 52601
January and February are active months for barred owls because it is when they begin looking for a partner. They use sound and body language to try to impress each other in hopes of finding a mate. Those who would like to learn more about owls are invited to attend... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 11, 2016, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Burlington Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd St, Burlington, Iowa
Filled with heart, humor, and wit, WAR ROOM follows Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a couple who seemingly have it all-great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But appearances can be deceiving. In reality, their marriage has become a war zone and their daughter is collateral damage. With guidance from... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 12, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Burlington Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd St, Burlington, Iowa
Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.
Downtown
Entertainment

February 12, 2016, 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Location: The Washington, 306 Washington Street, Burlington
In June 2014, Brandon Gibbs joined forces with Rikki Rockett (Poison), Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns), and Eric Brittingham (Cinderella) to form Devil City Angels. The band was soon with Century Media Music. Their first single, All My People, was used in the State Farm segment on the 2014 Monday Night... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 13, 2016, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson Street
The Art Center and Bart Howard Foundation are teaming up to create an evening of dinner, jazz, and romance! The evening will include per couple: a table for two, a gourmet dinner prepared by Tastefully Yours, a bottle of wine, a rose, and an individual layer cake for dessert. The... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 13, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Memorial Auditorium - 200 Front Street, Burlington
This driving passion for music and dance is the keystone of Celtic identity. Just as a plant craves light, Celtic people are drawn to music and song. Scattered around the world like seeds on the wind, they are propelled by the powerful rhythms and motifs of a mysterious and exuberant... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 13, 2016, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Burlington Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd St, Burlington, Iowa
The Carpenters captured the hearts of a generation with their chart-topping love songs. Close to You brings these classics to Greater Burlington with spot-on renditions performed by Lisa Rock and her 6-piece band. Tickets make a great Valentine's Day gift! Tickets $20 in advance/$25 day of show. On sale now... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 13, 2016, 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Location: The Washington, 306 Washington Street, Burlington
It's been 5+ years since I performed at the coolest venue in Burlington - The Washington. I opened for my friends, The Nadas, in 2009 and am very excited to return with the full band. Hope you can make it out! Tickets available at the door or via their website.... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 14, 2016, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Burlington Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd St Burlington, Iowa
The Winter Classical Concert will feature a performance by SEISO. Visit Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra.
Food & Cooking
Health

February 16, 2016, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Great Prairie AEA, 3601 West Avenue, Burlington, Iowa
Food safety certification course for food service managers is offered every other month in the area. In Burlington, classes are scheduled February 16 and June 15 as well as April 7 in Mt Pleasant. Contact Steiner for details at 319-394-9433. For more information visit Des Moines County ISU Extension &... Read More
Young Professionals

February 17, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

5:05 & 5:30 Tours
Location: 1719 W Mt. Pleasant St, Burlington
KPI Concepts continues to build cabinetry and counter tops for both residential and commercial clients, including nationally recognized companies. From humble beginnings in a two car garage to three separate facilities comprising over 220,000 sq. feet, this incredible journey has been made possible by the hard work and ingenuity of... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

February 18, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us with your co-workers at River Ridge Dental Care and River Ridge Orthodontics to build your network at Business After Hours and grow your business! River Ridge Dental Care and River Ridge Orthodontics is located at 700 N. 3rd Street in Burlington. Stop in for a few minutes or... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 18, 2016, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: The Washington, 306 Washington Street, Burlington
Bob played his first gig in March of 1965, when "the jesters" got five bucks apiece to play on the floor at the local masonic temple. He never looked back. Had he looked forward, he might be a dentist instead Bob has four albums to date: "david's buick" and "blue... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 18, 2016, 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Location: The Washington, 306 Washington Street, Burlington
Hello Clyde is a side project that Chris Rohr uses as a platform to share his acoustic and electric three piece rock music. The three piece electric version is made up of Lee Evans on drums and Zach Painter on bass. Visit The Washington for more information.
Downtown
Entertainment

February 19, 2016, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Burlington Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd St, Burlington, Iowa
From the minds behind the V/H/S trilogy, Southbound Movie features five interlocking tales of terror as a group of travelers face the open road and their darkest fears.
Entertainment

February 19, 2016, 7:30 PM - February 28, 2016, 9:30 PM

Location: Players Workshop, 1431 Grove St, Burlington, Iowa
The Glass Menagerie, Friday and Saturday, February 19 – 21 & 26 - 28, Sunday 2 PM, by Tennesse Williams. The play revolves around a young man begrudgingly supporting the family his father has abandoned. It also features a painfully shy and slightly crippled sister character, whose preoccupation with a... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

February 20, 2016, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Location: 610 North 4th Street, Suite 200, Winegard Room
Every month, you have the opportunity to have your voice heard! Find out what is happening in Des Moines and speak up about issues important to you. Breakfast will be ready at 7:15 AM at a cost of $5. Forum starts at 7:30 AM. RSVP to Mark Foster, 319-208-0050 or... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 20, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Burlington Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd St, Burlington, Iowa
A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African-American fiancé. Showing at 2 PM and 7 PM.
Festival & Fairs

February 27, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: PZAZZ! Convention and Event Center, 3001 Winegard Dr Burlington, Iowa
Enjoy a variety of new and creative ideas for your home and garden improvement! Saturday 10:00 AM 0 4:00 PM, Sunday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. For More information visit Big Country Radio.
Entertainment

February 27, 2016, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Burlington Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd St, Burlington, Iowa
This award-winning play is based on V-Day founder/playwright Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace, the piece celebrates women's sexuality and strength. Through this play, and the liberation of this one word, countless women throughout the world have taken control of their bodies and their... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 27, 2016, 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Location: The Washington, 306 Washington Street, Burlington
Over the years Armstrong has performed in many countries including North America, Europe, Scandinavia, Asia and the Middle East. He has worked beside Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, Keb Mo, Chaka Khan, Coco Montoya, Walter Trout, Tommy Castro, Roy Brown, Shemekia Copeland, Charlie Musselwhite, Ricky Lee Jones, Joe Louis Walker, Mitch... Read More
Downtown
Entertainment

February 28, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Burlington Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd St, Burlington, Iowa
Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce! Free to Kids 12 and younger!
Sports & Outdoors

March 5, 2016, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: King Pins at Fun City
The Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon is coming to Burlington! Get the ball rolling for our kids! Every year, JA supporters head out to their local bowling alley to help provide students with JA's literacy, work-readiness, and entrepreneurship programs. Participants form their own bowling team and enjoy a fun time with friends,... Read More
Sports & Outdoors
Health

March 12, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Crapo Park 2600 S. Madison Ave., Burlington
Burlington Kiwanis is excited to announce the return of the Shamrock Shuffle. The 5K run/walk will take place on Saturday, March 12 at 10 AM in Crapo Park. Again this year, the Shamrock Shuffle will be a color run, and participants will enjoy the festive course as they run through... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

March 19, 2016, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Location: 610 North 4th, Suite 200, Winegard Room
Every month, you have the opportunity to have your voice heard! Find out what is happening in Des Moines and speak up about issues important to you. Breakfast will be ready at 7:15 AM at a cost of $5. Forum starts at 7:30 AM. RSVP to Mark Foster, 319-208-0050 or... Read More
Entertainment

March 21, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Memorial Auditorium - 200 Front Street, Burlington
Visionary choreographer, Alonzo King, has been altering the way we look at ballet since founding his company in 1982. Collaborating with noted composers, musicians, and visual artists from around the world, he creates works that draw on deeply rooted cultural traditions. King brings his most recent and celebrated choreographic artistry... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

March 31, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us with your co-workers at Deery Brothers to build your network at Business After Hours and grow your business! Deery Brothers is located at 200 S. Gear Avenue in West Burlington. Stop in for a few minutes or stay and enjoy refreshments and appetizers. For more information on Deery... Read More
Entertainment

April 1, 2016, 5:45 PM - 11:00 PM

Location: 1100 Chalfant Street, Burlington
Starting at 5:55pm, this is the official kick off party for the 8th annual Slocum 50 dirt late model race to be held April 16th. Come share stories of Brent or meet previous champions of the Slocum 50. Drink specials for anyone wearing any type of Brent Slocum shirt.
Entertainment

April 3, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Memorial Auditorium - 200 Front Street, Burlington
NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and Tony Award nominee Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Appearing with major orchestras, such as the NY Philharmonic, collaborating with The Grateful Dead, touring with Sting, and loved as music director of The Tonight Show with... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

April 16, 2016, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Location: 610 North 4th Street, Suite 200, Winegard Road
Every month, you have the opportunity to have your voice heard! Find out what is happening in Des Moines and speak up about issues important to you. Breakfast will be ready at 7:15 AM at a cost of $5. Forum starts at 7:30 AM. RSVP to Mark Foster, 319-208-0050 or... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

April 16, 2016, 4:00 PM - 11:45 PM

Location: 10463 S Prairie Grove Rd, West Burlington, IA 52655
The Brent Slocum Foundation presents the 8th Annual Slocum 50 on Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, IA. Super late models will compete for a $10,555 top prize in honor of the late, great Brent Slocum. Other competing classes include 305 sprint cars and stock cars.... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

April 21, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us with your co-workers at IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union to build your network at Business After Hours and grow your business! IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union is located at 403 S. Gear in West Burlington. Stop in for a few minutes or stay and enjoy refreshments and appetizers.... Read More
Entertainment

April 28, 2016, 5:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Location: Burlington Golf Club, 2124 Sunnyside Ave.
The 2016 Woman of Distinction will honor Amy O'Brien, Vice President of Physician Practices at Great River Health Systems. The Woman of Distinction event recognizes a member of the community who represents the ideals of Girl Scouting. The recipient’s deeds and work fulfill the mission of building girls of courage,... Read More
Entertainment
Food & Cooking

April 28, 2016, 6:15 AM - 8:00 AM

Location: Comfort Suites 1750 Stonegate Center Dr., Burlington, IA
A fun night of decadent desserts showcased on table designs that range from the historic and classic to modern and whimsical. A Des Moines County Historical Society tradition celebrating its 12th year in 2016 this event looks to be the best yet. Tickets go on sale March 1 and are... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

April 29, 2016, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Downtown Partners as you try some new tastes and browse the great shops in Downtown Burlington. The Spring, Sip, Taste & Stroll takes place April 29 from 5 to 8 PM. Get a babysitter and bring your spouse and friends for a fun-filled spring evening. For more information contact... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

May 12, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us with your co-workers at Universal Therapy Group to build your network at Business After Hours and grow your business! Universal Therapy Group is located at 2750 Mount Pleasant Street in Burlington. Stop in for a few minutes or stay and enjoy refreshments and appetizers. For more information on... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

May 14, 2016, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Port of Burlington
The Great River Bridge Race is a 6 mile Race/Walk and a 2.2 mile fitness Run/Walk that incorporates Snake Alley and crosses the majestic Great River Bridge. The proceeds from this event will be used to support three local organizations including the Dankwardt Pool Improvement Fund, YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter... Read More
Children & Youth

October 15, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Dankwardt Park Pool
Bring the whole family and friends for this FREE fun-filled day in the park! Bounce houses, face painting, cotton candy, and hay-rack rides will all be available. You can also participate in the 1/2 mile fun run (for all ages, and stroller friendly) through the park passing spooky ghosts tossing... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

October 20, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us with your co-workers at Great River Health Systems to build your network at Business After Hours and grow your business! Great River Health Systems is located at 1221 S. Gear Avenue in West Burlington. Stop in for a few minutes or stay and enjoy refreshments and appetizers. For... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

November 17, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us with your co-workers at MidWestOne Bank to build your network at Business After Hours and grow your business! MidWestOne Bank is located at 3225 Division Street in Burlington. Stop in for a few minutes or stay and enjoy refreshments and appetizers. For more information on MidWestOne Bank visit,... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

December 5, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us with your co-workers to build your network at the December Business After Hours Holiday Showcase at TBD.
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