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September 17, 2020, 10:00 AM - October 6, 2020, 12:00 PM
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 first "chair-ity" auction, a fun way to raise funds!... Read More
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October 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - October 31, 2020, 2:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Throughout the month of October, stop in the Art Center to see the vibrant work of local artist John Weyl. Meet the artist from 1 to 3 PM October 6 during the artist reception. The gallery show is free and open to the public during Art Center hours. For more... Read More
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October 2, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium Parking Lot
Burlington Civic Music brings back from the 2018 - 2019 season, Farewell Angelina. Visit burlcivicmusic.com for more information and to purchase tickets. Named after a haunting Bob Dylan song, Farewell Angelina is an all-female country group with four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters, and accomplished multi-instrumentalists. Their stellar blend of heart-stopping... Read More
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October 3, 2020, 9:00 AM - October 4, 2020, 4:00 PM
Location: 34 Raceway
Head to 34 Raceway for this two-day event featuring home-made, hand-crafted, boutique and direct sales items as well as farm-to-table foods! Interested in becoming a vendor? Email jessi@34raceway.com for more information.
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October 3, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Virtual event
Local historian Terry Abrisz uses newspaper pages to tell stories of Burlington's history. This month, Terry will meet up with you on Zoom to take you on a tour of Burlington's clothing retailers and advertising through time. Join in on Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/y2v9n4zh Meeting ID: 814 1760 1410 Passcode: 290818
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October 6, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Temp Associates, 2535 Mt Pleasant St Ste 104W
Celebrate progress in Greater Burlington!
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October 7, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Virtual event
Join Miss Allison for virtual Wiggle Time! Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers. Stop by the library to pick up your free Wiggle Time kit to use while you sing, read and dance along at home! Email Miss Allison... Read More
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October 9, 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale will look a bit different this year as the Friends host a series of small sales throughout the season rather than one large sale. This weekend, books about Art & Architecture and Biographies are featured; the following weekend, Mysteries will be on... Read More
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October 9, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Corked 101
Local favorite Aaron Lotzow returns to Corked 101 for an all-request weekend that's not to be missed! Feeling musical? Aaron loves to collaborate with fellow artists, so grab a little bit of the spotlight and play or sing along! Added bonus: there is no cover for this event - but... Read More
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October 10, 2020, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Virtual event
This year, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is everywhere — on every sidewalk, trail and track. And although the world may look a little different right now, one thing hasn’t changed: our commitment to the fight against Alzheimer’s. Your health and safety are our top priorities. Walk to... Read More
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October 10, 2020, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale will look a bit different this year as the Friends host a series of small sales throughout the season rather than one large sale. This weekend, books about Art & Architecture and Biographies are featured; the following weekend, Mysteries will be on... Read More
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October 10, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Big Hollow Kayak Launch
DMCC Environmental Education staff will be on Big Hollow Lake once a month from June thru October. Get out on the water for some paddling fun as we explore the lake. We will see birds, fish, and fall colors. A limited number of boats are available and space is limited.... Read More
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October 10, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Corked 101
Local favorite Aaron Lotzow returns to Corked 101 for an all-request weekend that's not to be missed! Feeling musical? Aaron loves to collaborate with fellow artists, so grab a little bit of the spotlight and play or sing along! Added bonus: there is no cover for this event - but... Read More
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October 13, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Online
Get expert advice at this free webinar hosted by local engineering firm Klingner & Associates, P.C. You'll walk away with a checklist of steps you can take with your existing system, learn what major solutions might mean for you, and have the chance to ask Mechanical Engineer Matt Bridges your... Read More
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October 14, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Virtual event
Join Miss Allison for virtual Wiggle Time! Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers. Stop by the library to pick up your free Wiggle Time kit to use while you sing, read and dance along at home! Email Miss Allison... Read More
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October 16, 2020, 5:00 PM - 9:00 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. Don't miss the final Cruise Night of 2020!
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October 16, 2020, 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! The flood of 2019 unearthed some even scarier sections of the auditorium - see for yourself ... if you dare.... Read More
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October 17, 2020, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Westland Mall
Polar Xpress will be popping up in Westland Mall with their irresistible frozen yogurt, gelato and sorbet! Stroll the vendor booths and mall shops and whittle down that holiday shopping list. For more information, visit shopwestlandmall.com.
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October 17, 2020, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Don't miss the fun at Wake N Bake as hometown ladies and big city stars dazzle, shimmer and shine! $35 tickets include brunch, the show and a drink. Tickets are available through the Facebook event page. For more information, visit wakenbakebreakfast.com.
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October 17, 2020, 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! The flood of 2019 unearthed some even scarier sections of the auditorium - see for yourself ... if you dare.... Read More
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October 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Virtual event
Join Miss Allison for virtual Wiggle Time! Wiggle Time is a music and movement class for toddlers ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers. Stop by the library to pick up your free Wiggle Time kit to use while you sing, read and dance along at home! Email Miss Allison... Read More
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October 23, 2020, 5:00 PM - 8:00 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
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October 23, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Westland Mall parking lot
Through Joshua's Eyes is a non-profit organization helping area families with children with special needs. This event is for any family with a child or adult with special needs. Bring the whole family for a safe, family-friendly good time! Please register your family at throughjoshuaseyes.com.
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October 23, 2020, 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! The flood of 2019 unearthed some even scarier sections of the auditorium - see for yourself ... if you dare.... Read More
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October 23, 2020, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Wake N bake Breakfast Company
Bang your head and flic your Bic - Ghost of Judas is back at Wake N Bake! 80s & 90s covers to current hits, if it rocks, GOJ has it covered. Enjoy live music on the patio on the west end of Jefferson Street (indoors if weather is inclement). For... Read More
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October 24, 2020, 7:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location: Fun City Turf
Have fun and win prizes at Fun City Turf! The 2-day Dome Warm Up adult slow-pitch softball tournament gives area slow-pitch teams the opportunity to play inside the dome before the busier winter season begins. First, second and third-place teams win printed jerseys, hoodies, joggers and more. For more information,... Read More
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October 24, 2020, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Loren Walker Arena at Southeastern Community College
Holiday shopping at the annual Southeastern Community College Vendor Blender! Up to 30 vendors every year with a variety of handmade crafts, unique gift items, and recognizable brand-name products. Make a day of it and grab lunch from our food trucks! For more information, follow SCC Vendor Blender on Facebook... Read More
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October 24, 2020, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Aspen Grove Cemetery
Support Burlington Rotary Club and enjoy a gorgeous fall walk/run through historic Aspen Grove Cemetery. This Fun Run/Walk is a non-timed event taking place rain or shine. Please remember that pets are not allowed in Aspen Grove Cemetery, and, out of respect for the families and the Cemetery Association, please... Read More
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October 24, 2020, 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! The flood of 2019 unearthed some even scarier sections of the auditorium - see for yourself ... if you dare.... Read More
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October 25, 2020, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Fun City Turf
Have fun and win prizes at Fun City Turf! The 2-day Dome Warm Up adult slow-pitch softball tournament gives area slow-pitch teams the opportunity to play inside the dome before the busier winter season begins. First, second and third-place teams win printed jerseys, hoodies, joggers and more. For more information,... Read More
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October 25, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Messiah Lutheran Church
Join in this fun and safe Halloween event at Messiah Lutheran Church. Face coverings and social distancing will be required. For more information, visit messiahburlington.org.
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October 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: 3180 E. Agency St STE 120
Help welcome McAlister's Deli to Greater Burlington! Visit the McAlister's Deli website to learn more about the area's newest restaurant..
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Food & Cooking
October 26, 2020, 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location: 3180 East Agency St
The wait is over! Head to Greater Burlington's newest restaurant for delicious sandwiches, soups, spuds, desserts - and McAlister's famous sweet tea. To celebrate the grand opening at Burlington, McAlister's will offer FREE iced tea for ONE YEAR to the first 100 guests on opening day. McAlister's Deli will be... Read More
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October 28, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Virtual event
October marks the 75th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year's theme is Increasing Access and Opportunity. Employers, organizations and others who assist or advocate for workers with disabilities can attend this virtual event to learn more about accommodations in the workplace from subject-matter experts and business... Read More
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October 29, 2020, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Sunnybrook Assisted Living
Bring your ghosts, ghouls and goblins to Sunnybrook for a safe, fun drive-through trick-or-treat! This event is free and open to the public; attendees are asked to remain in their vehicles and follow the signs to collect treats. For more information, visit sunnybrookburlington.com.
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October 30, 2020, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
On the night before Halloween, the air will be full of flying things of a very different sort at Southeast Iowa Regional Airport! Drive through the "haunted hangar" for a fun and spooky good time! For more information, follow Southeast Iowa Regional Airport on Facebook, or visit flybrl.com.
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October 30, 2020, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Memorial Auditorium Parking Lot
Employees from Two Rivers Bank & Trust and Two Rivers Financial Services will hand out candy drive-through style for trick-or-treaters age 3-17. Just pull in the south entrance of the auditorium parking lot and follow the signs. This free community event is sponsored by Two Rivers Bank & Trust.
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October 30, 2020, 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! The flood of 2019 unearthed some even scarier sections of the auditorium - see for yourself ... if you dare.... Read More
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October 31, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Shug's Tiny Town, Ft. Madison
Decorate pumpkins, make a fun fall craft, enjoy a treat and play in the play center at Shug's Tiny Town this Halloween! Feel free to dress up, too! $15 per child; space is limited and registration is required. Stop in or call to reserve your child's spot. For more information,... Read More
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October 31, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Burlington Golf Club
Have a blast and help raise money for the Des Moines County Humane Society at Burlington Golf Club's Trunk or Treat event! Reserve a spot in the lot for $25, then decorate your trunk, your golf cart, your parking spot - and yourself! There will be concessions, games, prizes and... Read More
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October 31, 2020, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Burlington Bent River Brewing Co.
Celebrate Greater Burlington's rich brewing history at the 4th annual Fall Back Brew Fest! More than 20 beers to sample, plus tours of the building & brewery, and the chance to chat with a brewmaster. Sampling Passports are $15 each, and a portion of the proceeds will help support the... Read More
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October 31, 2020, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 34 Raceway
Head to the races for a fun, safe Trick or Treat event! Families can stay in their cars but still have a spooky good time. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit 34raceway.com.
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October 31, 2020, 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! The flood of 2019 unearthed some even scarier sections of the auditorium - see for yourself ... if you dare.... Read More
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October 31, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: Farney's
Head to Farney's on Jefferson to show off your Halloween creativity - and maybe earn a cash prize! $200 first-place prize, $100 second place and $50 for third place. Judging begins at 11:30 PM; winners will be announced at Midnight. If you don't win, you'll still enjoy special pricing and... Read More
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October 31, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: OhZONE
Check out downtown Burlington's newest nightclub at this fabulous Halloween drag show/costume contest! Compete in the "Dress to Impress" costume contest or just enjoy the show. Showtime is 9 to 11 PM; there is an $8 cover charge (tickets are only $5 in advance and may be purchased at OhZONE... Read More
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October 31, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Check out the action on the west end of Jefferson at Wake N Bake's Halloween Party! With prizes for Best Costume, Best Group and more, plus live DJ from Yolla Music, it's sure to be a great time! For more information, follow Wake N Bake on Facebook.
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October 31, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: The Buffalo Tavern
Win up to $250 in gift cards for best overall, best couple, scariest, best group and more at the Buff! Judging starts at 10:30 PM. If you're into the trivia thing, check out the Buff's Halloween trivia starting at 8:30 PM, with categories like scary songs, horror movies, serial killers... Read More
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