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September 24, 2021, 9:00 AM - October 6, 2021, 12:00 AM
Location: The Loft, 416 Jefferson St
Burlington Building Bridges helps local families and individuals to build and maintain sustainable lives through education, mentoring, social supports and programs designed to lift people out of poverty. Your support helps make your community stronger. Join the Bridges program for their second annual "chair-ity" auction, a fun way to raise... Read More on Take a Seat for Bridges Chair-ity Auction
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October 1, 2021 - October 30, 2021
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Check out the October gallery show, Moments in Time, from artist Susan Partain, and meet the artist at a reception October 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM in the Gallery Lounge. Both the month-long show and the artist reception are free and open to the public. For more information, follow... Read More on October Gallery Show: Moments in Time
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October 2, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:35 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Kick off October with this special viewing of the Halloween classic Hocus Pocus at the Capitol Theater! With intrepid teens, whacky witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy), a magical cat and a witches' book of spells, this fun flick has all the ingredients for an enchanted autumn evening.... Read More on Hocus Pocus
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October 5, 2021, 6:00 PM - October 13, 2021, 8:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
TAKE3 brings the refinement of classical music down to earth with rock-star charisma and infectious onstage personalities. From pop hits to golden oldies, this is "classical" like you've never heard it! Under the leadership of violinist Lindsay Deutsch, TAKE3 has toured the US, appearing in large and intimate settings; individual... Read More on TAKE3
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October 6, 2021, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Bart Howard Lounge
Young Professionals are invited to enjoy a night of food, friends, board games and fun at the Bart Howard Lounge in the Des Moines County Heritage Center. Non-YP-members between the ages of 21 and 40 are eligible for one free YP event. For more information about Young Professionals or to... Read More on Young Professionals 505 Social
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October 7, 2021, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
The popular Jefferson Street Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment every Thursday May - Mid-October. This week, don't miss the Pet Parade & Costume Contest, with special vendors on site to cater to... Read More on Jefferson St Farmers Market
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October 7, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Jefferson Street Farmers Market and Farmers Savings Bank invite you and your furry friends to strut your stuff at this week's Farmers Market during the Costume Contest and Pet Parade! Dress up and show off - and don't be afraid to match with your pet! The most creative, cutest and... Read More on Pet Parade and Costume Contest
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October 8, 2021, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM (CST)
Location: Capitol Theater
This Omaha-based tribute band creates a thoroughly authentic Eagles experience, from the look to the sound to the musicianship. Eagles fans won't be disappointed. Tickets are $20 ($35 for VIP seating) and available online through the theater's website or at the Capitol box office. Full concessions, including beer and wine,... Read More on Hotel Desperado: An Eagles Tribute
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October 9, 2021, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM (CST)
Location: Capitol Theater
Recapture those glory days with this spot-on tribute to one of the most iconic bands of the 20th century. ReCaptured is an Omaha-based group dedicated to recreating the look, style, energy, and especially the sound of Journey, the band that topped the pop and rock charts with 18 Top 40... Read More on ReCaptured (A Tribute to Journey)
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October 9, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Burlington Civic Music presents GENTRI, the "Gentlemen Trio." This trio of powerful tenor voices is known for the signature sound they call "cinematic pop" - epic orchestrations and rich, dynamic three-part harmonies, all composed by the group’s producer Stephen Nelson. GENTRI has released three EPs and three full-length albums, including... Read More on Civic Music: GENTRI
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October 13, 2021, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra presents artist-in-residence Rose Bishop performing works for flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute and contrabass flute. Ms. Bishop will be accompanied by Dr. Abbie Brewer on piano. The program is free and open to the public. For tickets or more information, visit seiso.us.
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October 13, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:05 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Ratchet up the Halloween terror-level with this special showing of John Carpenter's Halloween, digitally remastered under the supervision of the world-renowned cinematographer, Dean Cundey. See the film that redefined movie terror forever as it should be seen - on the big screen in a darkened theater. Admission is $6; full... Read More on John Carpenter's Halloween
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October 14, 2021, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington Riverfront
Come to the Port of Burlington and greet the 'big sister' boat to the American Duchess, the American Countess. The newest boat in the American Steamboat Company line, the Countess carries up to 245 passsengers through America's heartland. While only passengers and crew are allowed on the boat, you can... Read More on American Countess Docking
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October 14, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: First United Church of Christ, 611 Columbia St
Homemade beefrites, plus two sides, dessert and a beverage, all for just $7. Call ahead to carry out, or dine in the social hall in this beautiful historic church at the top of Snake Alley. Call 319-754-4807 for to go orders. For more information, visit firstuccburl.org
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October 14, 2021, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
The popular Jefferson Street Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment every Thursday May - Mid-October. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More on Jefferson St Farmers Market
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October 14, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: The Washington
It's a blues doubleheader at The Washington with JD Simo and GA-20. Tickets are $25 and available at eventbrite.com.
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October 15, 2021, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Jefferson Street
Classic cars and hot rods of all ages cruise the Jefferson Street "strip" in a blast from the past. Shop, dine, reminisce and check out the rolling stock.
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October 15, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Unearth the real people behind the skeletons in your family closet, give names to those ghosts in the attic of your historic home - or just learn how to collect and organize your family's genealogical information for future generations. Your library is here to help! The genealogy/local history lock-in is... Read More on Genealogy/Local History Lock-In
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October 15, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Shop with the ghosts of Des Moines County during this extra spooky special shopping evening in downtown Burlington! Select merchants will be open extended hours, offering freaky displays, haunting sales events and bone-chilling bargains as area ghosts and spirits walk the streets - and visit the shops alongside you! End... Read More on Haunted Jefferson Ghost Walk
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October 15, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Gallery Lounge
This Halloween party has everything the discerning spirit requires: art, music, and wine! Not to mention delicious charcuterie, a nice selection of beers, and an appropriately creepy DIY craft for those inclined. Shop Haunted Jefferson Street, stop in the Art Center's Gallery Lounge to mix, mingle, nibble & sip, then... Read More on Eat, Drink & Be Spooky
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October 15, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Burlington By the Book
Bruce Carlson's Ghosts of Des Moines County tells the true tales of real people behind the urban legends in Greater Burlington - and now Bruce has a new tale to tell! Be among the first to hear it at Burlington By the Book's Haunted Book Signing event. Carlson and fellow... Read More on Haunted Book Signing
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October 15, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Experience 4 floors of terror at Memorial Auditorium this Halloween season as Burlington Riverfront Entertainment pulls out all the spookiest stops to get your blood racing and your heart pounding! See for yourself ... if you dare. Haunted Auditorium continues Friday and Saturday nights October 15 - 30. Pick up... Read More on Haunted Auditorium
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October 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: The Bart Howard Lounge
Fall in love with Sundae & Mr. Goessl at the Des Moines County Historical Society's Bart Howard Lounge! Dinner by La Tavola, cash bar and a unique and delightful musical performance incorporating humor, nostalgia and a very interesting musical style. This date night will be one for the books! Tickets... Read More on Date Night Done Right
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October 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Experience 4 floors of terror at Memorial Auditorium this Halloween season as Burlington Riverfront Entertainment pulls out all the spookiest stops to get your blood racing and your heart pounding! See for yourself ... if you dare. Haunted Auditorium continues Friday and Saturday nights October 15 - 30. Pick up... Read More on Haunted Auditorium
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October 16, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
The first concert of the season from the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra features a world premier from Iowa composer Linda Robbins Coleman, the 2021 Artist in Residence and SEISO Principal Flutist, Rose Bishop, and an Iowa-inspired masterpiece by Dvořák. The program: Antonín Dvořák – Symphony No. 9, “From the New... Read More on Masterworks Series: Iowa Roots
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October 20, 2021, 12:15 PM - November 17, 2021, 12:45 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church
Spend your lunch hour expanding your cultural horizons! The third Wednesday of each month September through June, the Burlington Lunchtime Chamber Music Series brings beautiful music to the graceful setting of the nave at First United Methodist Church. This month, the Young Artist Showcase spotlights pianist, Augustana student and Washington,... Read More on Lunchtime Chamber Music
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October 20, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Celebrate Halloween month with all the scariest flicks on the big screen at The Capitol! This week: Terror returns to the sleepy town of Haddonfield in the fourth installment of the Halloween film series. Admission is $6; full concessions, including wine and beer, are available. For more information, visit burlingtoncapitoltheater.com.
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October 21, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Virtual event
Spend your lunch hour learning to grow your business! Greater Burlington Partnership Marketing and Communications Director Dustin Roth will discuss the exclusive marketing opportunities that come with Chamber membership, share data and statistics related to membership options, explain new Chamber-member benefits and how members can get the highest return on... Read More on Success in Business Seminar
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October 21, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
The Harry & Virginia Murray Foundation World Travelogue Series returns with South Africa to Namibia presented by Rick Ray. From Cape Town to Victoria Falls, award-winning cinematographer, writer, and director Rick Ray brings you along on a breathtaking African journey. The 90-minute film will run at three showtimes: 1:30 PM,... Read More on World Travelogue Series
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October 21, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
The Harry & Virginia Murray Foundation World Travelogue Series returns with South Africa to Namibia presented by Rick Ray. From Cape Town to Victoria Falls, award-winning cinematographer, writer, and director Rick Ray brings you along on a breathtaking African journey. The 90-minute film will run at three showtimes: 1:30 PM,... Read More on World Travelogue Series
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October 21, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 116 N Fifth St
If you've been wishing you could take a peek inside the historic Blaul building in downtown Burlington, here's your chance! Business After Hours, the networking event for Chamber of Commerce members and their employees, will be hosted at Blaul Lofts this month, giving attendees an opportunity to see the gorgeously... Read More on Business After Hours - Blaul Lofts
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October 21, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
The Harry & Virginia Murray Foundation World Travelogue Series returns with South Africa to Namibia presented by Rick Ray. From Cape Town to Victoria Falls, award-winning cinematographer, writer, and director Rick Ray brings you along on a breathtaking African journey. The 90-minute film will run at three showtimes: 1:30 PM,... Read More on World Travelogue Series
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October 22, 2021, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Grab your ghoul friends and fly over for a fun-filled evening in downtown Burlington. Purchase your witch hat and mask to take advantage of "spell"tacular savings at downtown businesses. Your $10 ticket includes witch's hat and mask and plenty of spooky bling to help you cast a bewitching spell! Tickets... Read More on Witches Night Out
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October 22, 2021, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: First United Church of Christ, 611 Columbia St
Dreaming of Thanksgiving-season meals, but not up for all the cooking? Join the fellowship at First UCC for a delicious Octoberfest meal! Homemade turkey & dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, chunky applesauce, dinner roll, beverage and home made dessert, all for just $8 for adults; $4 for children 10 and... Read More on Oktoberfest
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October 22, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Bug out at the library with the Insect Zoo from Iowa State University for a fun night of bug-themed fun! Check out their traveling display of live insects, and stay for a storytime and snack. Registration is required and face coverings are requested. For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us.
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October 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Experience 4 floors of terror at Memorial Auditorium this Halloween season as Burlington Riverfront Entertainment pulls out all the spookiest stops to get your blood racing and your heart pounding! See for yourself ... if you dare. Haunted Auditorium continues Friday and Saturday nights October 15 - 30. Pick up... Read More on Haunted Auditorium
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October 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Pumpkinpalooza has become one of the most popular annual events at the library, with fall songs, snacks and a take-home craft. Make sure to register early to reserve your spot! Register by calling the library, or online at burlington.lib.ia.us.
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October 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Experience 4 floors of terror at Memorial Auditorium this Halloween season as Burlington Riverfront Entertainment pulls out all the spookiest stops to get your blood racing and your heart pounding! See for yourself ... if you dare. Haunted Auditorium continues Friday and Saturday nights October 15 - 30. Pick up... Read More on Haunted Auditorium
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October 27, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Celebrate Halloween month with all the scariest flicks on the big screen at The Capitol! This week: Michael Myers returns - but this time, Haddonfield is ready. Will Michael gain his revenge? Admission is $6; full concessions, including wine and beer, are available. For more information, visit burlingtoncapitoltheater.com.
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October 29, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Bring the kiddos to Burlington's annual Downtown Trick or Treat for lots of Halloween fun and treats!
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October 29, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Experience 4 floors of terror at Memorial Auditorium this Halloween season as Burlington Riverfront Entertainment pulls out all the spookiest stops to get your blood racing and your heart pounding! See for yourself ... if you dare. Haunted Auditorium continues Friday and Saturday nights October 15 - 30. Pick up... Read More on Haunted Auditorium
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October 30, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Experience 4 floors of terror at Memorial Auditorium this Halloween season as Burlington Riverfront Entertainment pulls out all the spookiest stops to get your blood racing and your heart pounding! See for yourself ... if you dare. Haunted Auditorium continues Friday and Saturday nights October 15 - 30. Pick up... Read More on Haunted Auditorium
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October 31, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Memorial Auditorium
Spend Halloween on the riverfront for an evening of all treats and no tricks! The Burlington Police Department hosts this fun family event with treats and activities at Memorial Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, follow the BPD on Facebook or visit the... Read More on Safe Alternative to Trick or Treating
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