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Classes & Workshops
March 2, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Howe Student Activity Center, Iowa Wesleyan University
Discover Iowa history with the 2021 Friends of the Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series! Learn the true stories behind the Orphan Trains in Iowa; discover the real Carolyn Keene; dive in to the history of Mount Pleasant and Iowa Wesleyan and more. These fascinating presentations from historians, authors and... Read More on Friends of Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series
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March 2, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Burlington High School's All-City Orchestra presents their first live concert since March 2020. Attend the free concert in person, or watch online at the BHS Activities YouTube channel.
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Entertainment
March 5, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Virtual
JA’s triviaBowl is more than testing your knowledge and competitive spirit! It’s about having fun teambuilding and fundraising with your colleagues, friends, and family to give today’s students hope for tomorrow. Join us for this fun, interactive event while providing students with the skills they need to achieve career success... Read More on Junior Achievement triviaBowl
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Classes & Workshops
March 9, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Howe Student Activity Center, Iowa Wesleyan University
Discover Iowa history with the 2021 Friends of the Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series! Learn the true stories behind the Orphan Trains in Iowa; discover the real Carolyn Keene; dive in to the history of Mount Pleasant and Iowa Wesleyan and more. These fascinating presentations from historians, authors and... Read More on Friends of Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series
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March 9, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Virtual Event
Help make the 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer's the best event yet! RISE UP and join the Alzheimer's Association's Volunteer Kick Off Party - learn more about the Alzheimer's Association, the Walk to End Alzheimer's and ways you can get involved, plus meet fun and energetic volunteers who are passionate... Read More on Walk to End Alzheimer's Volunteer Kick Off Party
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Entertainment
March 9, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CST)
Location: Virtual
JA’s triviaBowl is more than testing your knowledge and competitive spirit! It’s about having fun teambuilding and fundraising with your colleagues, friends, and family to give today’s students hope for tomorrow. Join us for this fun, interactive event while providing students with the skills they need to achieve career success... Read More on Junior Achievement triviaBowl - Family Friendly Version
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Entertainment
March 12, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Memorial Auditorium
Head down for "Mechanical" SnowBull with LIVE MUSIC and mechanical Bull Riding! $5 cover and must be age 18+. Anyone can enter the "Mechanical" SnowBull competition for a chance to win $300 cash! Ride as many times as you want at $10 per ride. The judges will take your highest... Read More on “Mechanical” SnowBull feat. StumpTown
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Downtown
Entertainment
March 12, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Corked 101
Aaron Lotzow and Annette Siebers are back at Corked 101 with their hugely popular dueling pianos. Enjoy drink specials, charcuterie and a fun show with these talented performers while you get your green on! Tickets are $15 each with reserved seating. For more information, follow Corked 101 on Facebook.
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Sports & Outdoors
Children & Youth
March 13, 2021, 9:00 AM - March 14, 2021, 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Bees Indoor Facility
Register now for the 2021 Burlington Little League baseball & softball season. Register through the Little League website (must create an account) or in person at tryouts. Tryouts will be at the Bees Indoor Facility (green building next to Community Field). Baseball: Majors (ages 10-12) - 9 - 11 AM... Read More on Burlington Little League Registration & Tryouts
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March 13, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: PZAZZ! Convention and Event Center
Who says planning a wedding has to be stressful? This event brings nearlyweds and the top event professionals in the area together under one roof for one exciting day of wedding and event planning. Face coverings are required to attend this free, socially-distanced event. For more information, visit burlingtonradio.com.
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Entertainment
March 13, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Memorial Auditorium
Head down for "Mechanical" SnowBull with LIVE MUSIC and mechanical Bull Riding! $5 cover and must be age 18+. Anyone can enter the "Mechanical" SnowBull competition for a chance to win $300 cash! Ride as many times as you want at $10 per ride. The judges will take your highest... Read More on “Mechanical” SnowBull feat. Wiskey Bent
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Downtown
Entertainment
March 13, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Corked 101
Aaron Lotzow and Annette Siebers are back at Corked 101 with their hugely popular dueling pianos. Enjoy drink specials, charcuterie and a fun show with these talented performers while you get your green on! Tickets are $15 each with reserved seating. For more information, follow Corked 101 on Facebook.
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Classes & Workshops
March 16, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Howe Student Activity Center, Iowa Wesleyan University
Discover Iowa history with the 2021 Friends of the Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series! Learn the true stories behind the Orphan Trains in Iowa; discover the real Carolyn Keene; dive in to the history of Mount Pleasant and Iowa Wesleyan and more. These fascinating presentations from historians, authors and... Read More on Friends of Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series
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Downtown
Entertainment
March 17, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Don't wait for evening to get your green on - the party starts when the doors open at Wake N Bake! An Irish breakfast, drink specials, corned beef & cabbage, music and fun all day long - now that's a St. Patty's Day party! For more information, follow Wake N... Read More on St. Patrick's Day Party
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Entertainment
March 17, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Irish Pub
Bluzillion plays a mix of blues, R&B, soul, rock and funk with Iowa Rock & Roll Hall of Famer & local guitar hero Nick Knedler. Never miss a Bluzillion show - follow the band on Facebook.
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Downtown
March 18, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is happening now! Each weekend from March 11 through May 9, the Friends will host a genre-specific sale in the Create Space at Burlington Public Library. For each sale, the following schedule will be observed: Thursday, 1-4 PM: Open to Friends of... Read More on Friends of the Library Book Sale
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Downtown
March 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is happening now! Each weekend from March 11 through May 9, the Friends will host a genre-specific sale in the Create Space at Burlington Public Library. For each sale, the following schedule will be observed: Thursday, 1-4 PM: Open to Friends of... Read More on Friends of the Library Book Sale
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March 19, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Regal on the Hill Event Center
This popular annual event includes dancing, prizes, snacks and a photo booth. Tickets are $20. To accommodate social distancing, the event will be held on two consecutive nights; face coverings will be required when not seated. For more information, visit regalonthehill.com.
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Downtown
Entertainment
March 19, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Live music at Wake N Bake with an original Midwestern rock band. For more information, follow Wake N Bake on Facebook or visit wakenbakebreakfast.com.
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March 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Westland Mall
Toys, comics, video games, cosplay and more. Come celebrate pop culture and get your game on at Burling-Con! For more information, visit quadcitycon.com.
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Downtown
March 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is happening now! Each weekend from March 11 through May 9, the Friends will host a genre-specific sale in the Create Space at Burlington Public Library. For each sale, the following schedule will be observed: Thursday, 1-4 PM: Open to Friends of... Read More on Friends of the Library Book Sale
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Sports & Outdoors
March 20, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Starr's Cave Nature Center
Celebrate the first day of Spring by learning about and hunting down animal tracks with a Des Moines County naturalist at Starr's Cave Park. Call the Nature Center to register for this free event. Participants are encouraged to wear a face mask when within 6 feet of others. For more... Read More on Spring Tracking
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March 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Regal on the Hill Event Center
This popular annual event includes dancing, prizes, snacks and a photo booth. Tickets are $20. To accommodate social distancing, the event will be held on two consecutive nights; face coverings will be required when not seated. For more information, visit regalonthehill.com.
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Entertainment
March 20, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Have you ever met a talking dog? No? Well here's your chance! Nationally known ventriloquist Todd Oliver and his amazing talking dog, along with a rotating cast of animal performers and other hilarious characters, invite you to experience "the funniest night of your life" at Burlington's Memorial Auditorium on Saturday,... Read More on Civic Music: Todd Oliver & Irving the Talking Dog
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Downtown
March 21, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is happening now! Each weekend from March 11 through May 9, the Friends will host a genre-specific sale in the Create Space at Burlington Public Library. For each sale, the following schedule will be observed: Thursday, 1-4 PM: Open to Friends of... Read More on Friends of the Library Book Sale
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Festival & Fairs
March 21, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Virtual - www.itselectricentertainment.com/se-iowa-virtual-bridal-show
Welcome to the first-ever Southeast Iowa Virtual Bridal Expo! Getting married in 2021 or 2022? We have tons of vendors from the Southeast Iowa region for you to meet! Venues, Photographers, Caterers, Florists, DJs and more! Please note, you must register in order to receive the virtual link. When you... Read More on Southeast Iowa Virtual Bridal Expo
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Classes & Workshops
March 23, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Howe Student Activity Center, Iowa Wesleyan University
Discover Iowa history with the 2021 Friends of the Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series! Learn the true stories behind the Orphan Trains in Iowa; discover the real Carolyn Keene; dive in to the history of Mount Pleasant and Iowa Wesleyan and more. These fascinating presentations from historians, authors and... Read More on Friends of Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series
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Sports & Outdoors
March 23, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Leopold Recreation Area
Des Moines County Conservation will be leading biweekly 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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Classes & Workshops
March 23, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Virtual Event
Join Morgan Hoenig, your Des Moines County Extension Local Foods Coordinator, for a FREE workshop focused on all things tomatoes! Whether you have never grown a tomato or you're a seasoned pro, you're sure to learn important tomato tips and tricks - just in time to start your seeds indoors.... Read More on Growing Great Tomatoes: From Seed to Salsa
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Young Professionals
Classes & Workshops
Greater Burlington Partnership
March 24, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: Virtual
The Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce a new chamber member benefit: Success in Business Seminars - Learn over Lunch. The Success in Business (SIB) monthly speaker series features a curriculum focused on helping chamber members build critical business skills. Sessions include navigating a tricky human resources issue, closing... Read More on Success In Business Series - Where are YOU in your goals?
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Downtown
March 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is happening now! Each weekend from March 11 through May 9, the Friends will host a genre-specific sale in the Create Space at Burlington Public Library. For each sale, the following schedule will be observed: Thursday, 1-4 PM: Open to Friends of... Read More on Friends of the Library Book Sale
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Sports & Outdoors
March 26, 2021 - March 28, 2021
Location: Burlington RecPlex
Spring is here and it's time to kick off the softball season. get the team together for the Co-ed and Women's Early Bird Slow Pitch Softball Tournament! $200 entry fee is due by March 19. For more information, visit teamsideline.com/Burlington.
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Downtown
March 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is happening now! Each weekend from March 11 through May 9, the Friends will host a genre-specific sale in the Create Space at Burlington Public Library. For each sale, the following schedule will be observed: Thursday, 1-4 PM: Open to Friends of... Read More on Friends of the Library Book Sale
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Entertainment
March 26, 2021, 5:55 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: The Outpost Bar & Grill
Kick off the 2021 dirt-track racing season and get ready for the Slocum 50, the primary event of the Brent Slocum Foundation - an annual race that's packed with fast cars and fierce competitors vying for a coveted $10,000+ purse and "Slocum 50" trophy. This year's race will take place... Read More on Slocum 50 Kick Off Party
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Children & Youth
March 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Shug's Tiny Town, Fort Madison
Sign up for the best Easter Egg hunt yet at Shug's Tiny Town! Egg hunting fun and the chance to win big prizes - including Melissa & Doug toys! Cost is $25 per child (plus tax); parent admission is included in the cost - parent or adult caregiver must be... Read More on Shug's Easter Egg Hunt
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Downtown
March 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is happening now! Each weekend from March 11 through May 9, the Friends will host a genre-specific sale in the Create Space at Burlington Public Library. For each sale, the following schedule will be observed: Thursday, 1-4 PM: Open to Friends of... Read More on Friends of the Library Book Sale
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Sports & Outdoors
March 27, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Starr's Cave Nature Center
Join Starr's Cave Nature Center staff for a moonlit hike through the park and preserve. Plan for a 3-mile hike in variable weather. Registration is required; call the Nature Center at 319-753-5808 to register. For more information, visit dmcconservation.com.
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Entertainment
March 27, 2021, 9:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: The Outpost Bar & Grill
Rock and roll at The Outpost with local favorites Ghost of Judas. No cover. For more information, follow Ghost of Judas on Facebook or visit theoutpostbargrill.com.
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Sports & Outdoors
March 28, 2021, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Crapo/Dankwardt Parks
Disc golf fundraising event for improvements to the Dankwardt Park course. Sign up your team of three from 8:30 to 9:30 AM (doubles may play with an extra shot at each hole) at the shelter house near the Curly Q slide in Crapo Park. Players' meeting at 9:35 AM; tee... Read More on Crapo Triples
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Downtown
March 28, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Snake Alley
First United Church of Christ invites all to join in the annual "Donkey Walk" commemorating Jesus' entry into Jerusalem at the start of Holy Week. Meet at 9 AM at the bottom of Snake Alley and walk to the top, stopping for a moment of prayer and reflection before lining... Read More on Palm Sunday Donkey Walk
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Shopping
March 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Downtown Burlington
Hello, Spring! Celebrate the season in downtown Burlington with the Spring Open House. There will be great products and specials throughout the downtown shops. Check out the new Spring fashions, décor, and great merchandise. Do not miss downtown Burlington's kick-off to spring! Plus, earn a chance to be a winner... Read More on Spring Open House
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March 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale is happening now! Each weekend from March 11 through May 9, the Friends will host a genre-specific sale in the Create Space at Burlington Public Library. For each sale, the following schedule will be observed: Thursday, 1-4 PM: Open to Friends of... Read More on Friends of the Library Book Sale
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Classes & Workshops
March 30, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Howe Student Activity Center, Iowa Wesleyan University
Discover Iowa history with the 2021 Friends of the Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series! Learn the true stories behind the Orphan Trains in Iowa; discover the real Carolyn Keene; dive in to the history of Mount Pleasant and Iowa Wesleyan and more. These fascinating presentations from historians, authors and... Read More on Friends of Harlan House Brown Bag Lecture Series
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Children & Youth
March 30, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Starr's Cave Nature Center
Des Moines County Conservation will be hosting a night of fireside stories at the nature Center! Bring your best stories to share, enjoy a s'more and enjoy an evening by the campfire. Program cost is $3; space is limited. To register, call Starr's Cave Nature Center at 319-753-5808. To learn... Read More on Fireside Stories
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