Greater Burlington Partnership

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July 31, 2015

Greater Burlington Partnership

July 31, 2015, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Come down to Burlington RecPlex for fun, food, and entertainment at Friday Fest! Burlington Steamboat Days, along with West Burlington Honda, invite you and your family to enjoy live entertainment by Leaving Abbey. The beverage sponsor for the event is Golden Eagle Distributing. There will also be fun activities to... Read More
Downtown

August 1, 2015, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Looking for a fun way to spend summer evenings with friends and family? Then grab a lawn chair and head down to the 5 & V – downtown Burlington’s outdoor theater! Four great movies will be shown on the side of Drake Hardware and Software at Fifth and Valley Streets... Read More
Entertainment

August 2, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Sports & Outdoors

August 4, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Classes & Workshops

August 5, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This program will be offered as a six part hands-on workshop series. Each of the six workshops will cover a different topic related to care of your family heirlooms. This workshop will be on Historic Housekeeping. Individual classes for members are $10, nonmembers are $15. Contact 319-752-7449 or email info@dmchs.org... Read More
Festival & Fairs

August 5, 2015, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Everyone is welcome! Grilled Hot Dogs, Brat Patties $5.00. Ice Cream & Snow Cones! Aircraft Rides $25, Aircraft Displays, Med-Force Helicopter, Fire & Rescue Truck, T33A Jet refurbish demonstration and much more! Please contact mary@brlairport.com or call 319-754-1414 for more information.
Sports & Outdoors

August 5, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Entertainment

August 6, 2015 - August 8, 2015

The Snake Alley Festival of Film is dedicated to showcasing the best short films from around the world. Films will screen at the beautifully restored Capitol Theater in the heart of downtown Burlington, Iowa. The theater boasts state of the art equipment and can comfortably seat more than 400 people.... Read More
Downtown

August 6, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365 Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 6, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Classes & Workshops

August 7, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The African American Museum of Iowa presents “First in Flight: Tuskegee Airmen” The Tuskegee Airmen were the Black heroes of the skies during World War II--they included some of the most decorated fliers of the war and never lost a bomber to enemy fire. Discover the stories of the Airmen,... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 7, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

You are cordially invited to....Princess Night! All the maidens of the land are invited to Community Field for this special night full of fun and surprise visits from some very special guests! You are encouraged to dress in Princess attire as there may be special prizes to those who come... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 7, 2015, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Witte Observatory Complex is operated by volunteers from the Southeastern Iowa Astronomy Club. The Observatory is open for public viewing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, WEATHER PERMITTING. www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=516
Downtown

August 7, 2015, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Looking for a fun way to spend summer evenings with friends and family? Then grab a lawn chair and head down to the 5 & V – downtown Burlington’s outdoor theater! Four great movies will be shown on the side of Drake Hardware and Software at Fifth and Valley Streets... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 8, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Iowa vs. Iowa State Rivalry Night and Fireworks! The Stadium is Divided! Our very own Cy-Hawk tradition is back! Let's see which school reigns supreme in our very own rivalry night at Community Field. Fans are encouraged to sport your favorite school's colors and participate in a night full of... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

August 8, 2015, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Greater Burlington Partnership is excited to partner with the Burlington Bees again this year! Enjoy fireworks and all of the action August 8 at Community Field when the Burlington Bees take on the Lake County Captains. Your business is encouraged to treat your employees and customers to a fun... Read More
Arts & Crafts

August 9, 2015, 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Southeastern Community College/Des Moines County Fairgrounds, 6 AM-12 PM 319-392-8177, www.poultryshowcentral.com/Southeast_Iowa_Pigeon_Club.html
Festival & Fairs

August 9, 2015, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A community expo for pets and pet lovers. Area businesses and pet-related vendors will be set up in center court. There will also be demonstrations, speakers, and pet contests with prizes (Best Dressed and Prettiest Pooch)! Area animal shelters will also have adorable adoptables on hand for meet and greets.... Read More
Downtown

August 9, 2015, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Become a part of something bigger in our community. Join us for the People Project with artist Chad Elliott. Elliott will be directing people into a temporary art installation in the Memorial Auditorium parking lot. Once he has completed the design, a photograph will be taken from above to capture... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 9, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Entertainment

August 9, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.

August 10, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Soldier’s Lot, the Civil War indigent burial lot, was first dedicated on August 10, 1894. A three year restoration project by amateur historian Michael Bloomer and his son Jace began April, 2012. Through donations and volunteer work, the Soldier’s Lot is once again a peaceful place of rest for... Read More
Classes & Workshops

August 10, 2015, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Master Gardeners will share with you how to preserve your garden produce. For more information visit www.burlington.lib.ia.us.
Young Professionals

August 11, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

505 Socials are always a relaxed evening filled with plenty of networking and fun. Stop by Kelly O'Shea's at 609 S. Main St. in Burlington at your convenience and stay for as long or as little as you would like. Event is free to Young Professionals members, $15 for non-members.... Read More
Downtown

August 13, 2015, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The menu for our August meal includes your choice of either a Tenderloin or Beefrite Sandwich, two sides including cooked carrots, oven fries, cottage cheese, or fruit plus dessert and beverage. The cost for this meal, which is open to the public, is just $6 with carry outs available. www.firstuccburl.net
Downtown

August 13, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365 Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 18, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Classes & Workshops

August 19, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This program will be offered as a six part hands-on workshop series. Each of the six workshops will cover a different topic related to care of your family heirlooms. This workshop will be on dolls. Individual classes for members are $10, nonmembers are $15. Contact 319-752-7449 or email info@dmchs.org for... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 19, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Downtown

August 20, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365 Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 20, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Greater Burlington Partnership

August 21, 2015, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Come down to the Port of Burlington for fun, food, and entertainment at Friday Fest! Burlington Steamboat Days, along with Burlington Trailways & Brockway Mechanical & Roofing, invite you and your family to enjoy live entertainment by Jive Radio. The beverage sponsor for the event is Golden Eagle Distributing. There... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 21, 2015, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Witte Observatory Complex is operated by volunteers from the Southeastern Iowa Astronomy Club. The Observatory is open for public viewing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, WEATHER PERMITTING. www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=516
Greater Burlington Partnership

August 27, 2015, 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The 16th Annual Greater Burlington Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will be held on Thursday, August 27 at Spirit Hollow with a 12:30 PM Shotgun start. To sign up a team contact Kay Sackville Breuer, Vice President at 319-208-0041 or kbreuer@greaterburlington.com. Presented by iconnectyou/Danville Telecom
Downtown

August 27, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365 Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 27, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Sports & Outdoors

August 28, 2015, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us as we kick off Relay For Life weekend!! This will be an untimed fun run / wallk. Refreshments will be available, plus Kross Kountry will perform live after the race! Visit the Facebook page for more information. Registration begins at 5:30 PM; 5K Race Begins at 6:30 PM;... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

August 28, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Sports & Outdoors

August 29, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Sports & Outdoors

August 30, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Sports & Outdoors

August 31, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Sports & Outdoors

September 1, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Classes & Workshops

September 2, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This program will be offered as a six part hands-on workshop series. Each of the six workshops will cover a different topic related to care of your family heirlooms. The last workshop will be on textiles. Individual classes for members are $10, nonmembers are $15. Contact 319-752-7449 or email info@dmchs.org... Read More
Downtown

September 3, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365 Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

September 4, 2015, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Witte Observatory Complex is operated by volunteers from the Southeastern Iowa Astronomy Club. The Observatory is open for public viewing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, WEATHER PERMITTING. www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=516
Sports & Outdoors

September 5, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Sports & Outdoors

September 6, 2015, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Sports & Outdoors

September 7, 2015, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join the excitement and cheer on your home team, the Burlington Bees, Midwest League affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. Standard game times; Monday - Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 2 PM
Downtown

September 10, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365 Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Arts & Crafts

September 13, 2015, 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Southeastern Community College/Des Moines County Fairgrounds, 6 AM-12 PM 319-392-8177, www.poultryshowcentral.com/Southeast_Iowa_Pigeon_Club.html
Downtown

September 17, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365 Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

September 18, 2015, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Witte Observatory Complex is operated by volunteers from the Southeastern Iowa Astronomy Club. The Observatory is open for public viewing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, WEATHER PERMITTING. www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=516
Downtown

September 24, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365 Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Greater Burlington Partnership

September 25, 2015, 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 September 25 from 5 to 8 PM. Get a babysitter and bring your spouse and friends for a fun-filled spring evening. Purchase your advanced ticket... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

October 2, 2015, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Witte Observatory Complex is operated by volunteers from the Southeastern Iowa Astronomy Club. The Observatory is open for public viewing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, WEATHER PERMITTING. www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=516
Entertainment

October 3, 2015, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join as we celebrate Burlington's German heritage at the Port of Burlington. Enjoy a fun fall evening as the last days of summer slide down the river. The smell of bratwurst and the tang of sauerkraut waft through the fall air with the laughter of the Midwest's finest Bavarian musicians.... Read More
Young Professionals

October 8, 2015, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

505 Socials are always a relaxed evening filled with plenty of networking and fun. Stop by Martini's Grille at 610 N. 4th St., Suite 200 in Burlington at your convenience and stay for as long or as little as you would like. Event is free to Young Professionals members, $15... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

October 16, 2015, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Witte Observatory Complex is operated by volunteers from the Southeastern Iowa Astronomy Club. The Observatory is open for public viewing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, WEATHER PERMITTING. www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=516
Sports & Outdoors

October 24, 2015 - October 25, 2015

In true Halloween tradition, join us for the “Premier Soccer Tournament in Southeast Iowa,” located on the beautiful fields of the renowned Burlington Rec-Plex Soccer Complex. Experience a competitive tournament with “friendlly ghosts” providing you Halloween tricks & treats on exquisite, professional grade “grave yards,” in hauntingly beautiful Southeast Iowa.... Read More
Young Professionals

October 30, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Professional Development is a tool every Young Professional can use. Featured speakers offer tools you can use in your career and leadership roles in the community. Join us at PZAZZ! Entertainment Complex at 3001 Winegard Drive in Burlington. Event is free to Young Professionals members, $15 for non-members. First event... Read More
Downtown

October 30, 2015, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ghosts and goblins will have a chance to haunt downtown Burlington with treats available at dozens of participating merchants. This opportunity markets to families in Greater Burlington and offers a safe and fun environment for them to trick-or-treat Downtown Burlington. For more information, call 319-752-6365. Organized by the efforts of... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

November 6, 2015, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Witte Observatory Complex is operated by volunteers from the Southeastern Iowa Astronomy Club. The Observatory is open for public viewing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, WEATHER PERMITTING. www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=516
Downtown

November 8, 2015, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Kick off your holiday season with one of Burlington’s favorite events – the holiday open house on Sunday, November 8. Get a head start on holiday gift buying at the specialty retail shops, sample food and refreshments, and register for the giveaway of $1000 in Downtown Dollars. Gather your friends... Read More
Sports & Outdoors

November 20, 2015, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Witte Observatory Complex is operated by volunteers from the Southeastern Iowa Astronomy Club. The Observatory is open for public viewing every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, WEATHER PERMITTING. www.dmcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=516
Downtown

November 28, 2015, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A holiday tradition that gets bigger,brighter and better every year! What a perfect opportunity to gather with family and friends and make some holiday memories. Find a comfortable spot along Jefferson Street and relax while you watch one of Burlington's best shows. The parade starts down Jefferson at 5 PM.... Read More
Downtown

December 10, 2015, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us to experience a magical night in Downtown Burlington! Dozens of storefronts will come alive during the 16th annual Living Windows celebration! This favorite holiday event, includes lights, carolers, story readings, crafts, decorations, gingerbread houses, free horse drawn carriage rides, and much more. Santa Claus will also be on... Read More
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