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Arts & Crafts
Downtown
April 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Enter the Happy Zone at the Art Center of Burlington with this bold and bright exhibit of contemporary abstract paintings from acclaimed Cedar Rapids artist Mary Zeran. Both the month-long show and the artist reception - 1 to 3 PM April 25 - are free and open to the public.... Read More on April Gallery Show: Happy Zone
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Sports & Outdoors
April 2, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EST)
Location: Hinterland Dairy, 2149 Franklin Road, Donnellson, IA 52625
Come join us on our opening day of the year for FREE grilled cheese! We will be serving up hot and melty grilled cheese from 4 - 6 PM (or while supplies last). For more information, visit hinterlanddairy.com.
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April 2, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Two of our favorites, Jerad and Nathan from Stumptown, live and loud on the west end of Jefferson Street. For more information, follow Wake N Bake Breakfast Company on Facebook.
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Food & Cooking
April 4, 2021, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Parkside Brewing Company
Don't let brunch get boring - head to Parkside Brewing Company for brunch with a twist! From biscuits & beer gravy to "She Crab" soup, this menu is Not Your Mom's Brunch (but Mom is sure to love it, too)! And of course, you can pair your meal with a... Read More on Brews & Brunch
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April 9, 2021, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Head to the west end of Jefferson Street for live music - start mellow with the acoustic sounds of Jera & Carol starting at 6 PM, then get ready to rock with The Vadens at 9 PM. No cover. For more information, follow Wake N Bake Breakfast Company on Facebook... Read More on Jera & Carol/The Vadens
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April 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Burlington Golf Club
Local vendors including florists, photographers, bakers, bridal shops, djs and more will be on hand to help you plan your big event! Interested in having a booth? Contact Cherokee Hartman at Burlington Golf Club or email chartman@bgciowa.com. For more information, visit bgciowa.com.
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Children & Youth
Greater Burlington Partnership
April 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Dankwardt Park
Greater Burlington Leadership is hosting a fun family kick ball tournament to benefit Burlington Little League. Register your team of 8-12 people in either the business or family division; children playing in the family division must be age 5 or older. Winning teams will receive a trophy or medals and... Read More on Kick Off to Little League Kick Ball Tournament
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April 10, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
The Hamilton-Walters Marine Corps League gifts local kids with Christmas joy through the Toys for Tots program; provides transportation for area veterans to the VA Hospital in Iowa City and funds an annual scholarship at Southeastern Community College - and you can help, just by enjoying a delicious ham &... Read More on Marine Corps League Annual Dinner
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April 10, 2021, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 34 Raceway
Hear the roar on 34? That's the sound of family fun and fast dirt track racing! Head to 34 Raceway for an epic showdown between the 410 Sprints of Interstate Racing Association (IRA) and Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) - sport mods, stock cars and sport compacts, too! Pits open... Read More on IRA vs MOMA Sprints
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April 11, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Community Field
Take your pups out to the ballpark for a fun and treat-filled fundraising event for the Des Moines County Humane Society! Eggs will be filled with doggie treats, plus eggs with a number inside mean your dog has found a special prize. An Easter doggie basket will be raffled for... Read More on Wags & Kisses Doggie Easter Egg Hunt
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Entertainment
April 15, 2021, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
The "Baddest lil show" returns to Memorial Auditorium. Ringside tables on the floor are $25 per seat (10 seats per table); lower balcony seats are $20 and upper balcony $15. All ages. Tickets available at tickemaster.com. For more information, visit burlingtonriverfront.org.
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April 16, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Virtual event (Zoom)
The Government Relations Committee invites you to Zoom in to April Eggs & Issues. This month we will hear from schools, cities and county representatives on plans for American Rescue Plan funds. For Zoom link or more information, email Rachel Lindeen. This legislative breakfast forum is a member benefit and... Read More on Eggs & Issues
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April 16, 2021, 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: 34 Raceway
Gear up for Saturday's big event - the Slocum 50 - with Super late Models and 305 Sprints at 34 Raceway! Pits open at 3 PM, grandstand at 4 PM; time trials at 6:15 and racing follows. Adult grandstand admission is $20 for this event; seniors and students $18; kids... Read More on Prelude to the Slocum 50
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Entertainment
April 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Live music on the west end of Jefferson Street with Fort Madison-based rock band Rock Steady. for more information, follow Wake N Bake Breakfast Company on Facebook.
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April 16, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Corked 101
It's a weekend showdown at Corked 101 with Aaron Lotzow (Bloom) and Annette Siebers battling it out on the keyboards. Shows start at 8 PM on both Friday and Saturday. This event is hugely popular, so make sure to reserve your seat early! Tickets are $15 and available at Corked... Read More on Dueling Pianos
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Children & Youth
April 16, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Starr's Cave Nature Center
Explore the trails of Starr's Cave park at night - leave your flashlight at home and let your eyes adjust to the darkness while you learn to hear, smell and sense what is happening in the natural world at night. Des Moines County Naturalist Marcus will lead the 2-mile hike.... Read More on Night Hike
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April 17, 2021, 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: 34 Raceway
The Slocum 50 is an annual event held in honor of the late Brent Slocum. Multiple classes of cars compete during the event, which is capped off with the Late Model feature. The Slocum 50 is a fifty-lap feature that attracts Late Model drivers and fans from across the Midwest.... Read More on Slocum 50
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Entertainment
April 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: The Som
Finally, all that 80s music and movie trivia may come in handy! Teams of up to four players will compete for a $200 cash prize. Registration starts at 6 PM; trivia at 7 - but arrive early if you want to play; this is a popular event! For more information,... Read More on 80s Trivia Night
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April 17, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Corked 101
It's a weekend showdown at Corked 101 with Aaron Lotzow (Bloom) and Annette Siebers battling it out on the keyboards. Shows start at 8 PM on both Friday and Saturday. This event is hugely popular, so make sure to reserve your seat early! Tickets are $15 and available at Corked... Read More on Dueling Pianos
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Children & Youth
April 18, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: FunCity Turf
Special needs children or adults and their families are invited to attend this free event from Through Joshua's Eyes. Please register by visiting throughjoshuaseyes.com.
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April 20, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Westland Mall Parking Lot
Job seekers and employers can connect with ease during the Drive-Through Job Fair at Westland Mall. For more information, visit iowaworks.gov.
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April 20, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Luckenbill Woods
Des Moines County Conservation will be leading bi-weekly hikes through different parks all around the county. Join Naturalist Marcus for a 1-4 mile hike at a park from January through May. Complete all of the hikes and earn some swag. These programs are free, and facemasks are required if you... Read More on Hike-A-Park
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Entertainment
April 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Begun as an experiment combining hip hop with classical music by Antonio Vivaldi, the founding artistic director of Fly, Kathy Musick Wood created a piece called "Out of Context". Based in Houston, the all-male company labeled as an artistic phenomenon crosses street dance with classical choreographic principles...their technique is hip... Read More on Civic Music - Fly Dance Company: The Gentlemen of Hip Hop
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April 24, 2021, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Westland Mall
Join hundreds of volunteers helping to keep Greater Burlington beautiful! Meet at 8 AM in the parking lot of the former JC Penney store at Westland Mall for gloves, bags and planning; then fan out across the city to clean up & beautify our community. Lunch vouchers will be provided... Read More on Earth Day Cleanup
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Festival & Fairs
April 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington
Vendors, readers and healers - all things metaphysical. $5 entry fee. For more information, follow The Broom Closet on Facebook.
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April 24, 2021, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 34 Raceway
Hear that roar on 34? That's the sound of family fun and fast dirt track racing at the premier place to race in Southeast Iowa! The regular racing season kicks off tonight with the Mt. Dew Season Kick Start. Pits open at 4 PM, grandstand at 5 PM; hot laps... Read More on Weekly Racing
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Entertainment
April 24, 2021, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Corked 101
Don't miss this debut performance from two of Greater Burlington's most talented musicians joining forces for the first time! Crossroads is a new endeavor from Bloom's Aaron Lotzow and country artist David Kroll. Admission is $10 at the door and reservations will not be taken, so be there early and... Read More on Crossroads
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Food & Cooking
April 25, 2021, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Valley Monster Pub
Spend a fun afternoon sampling a variety of sweet and savory cheesecakes from Stinky Binky's Cheesecake Co. and sipping a glass of wine or craft beer. $50 cost includes a commemorative glass, $10 drink voucher, and all-you-care-to-eat cheesecakes, chuffles, charcuterie and more. For more information, follow Stinky Binky's Cheesecake Co.... Read More on Cheers, Chatter & Cheesecake
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April 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Community Field
Root, root root for small business at this year's baseball-themed Small Business Appreciation Brunch! The event includes the annual award to the Small Business of the Year, a special guest speaker, an inning of Baseball Bingo showcasing Chamber-member products and services - and of course a delicious brunch! Mimosa and... Read More on Small Business Appreciation Brunch
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