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July 28, 2021 - August 3, 2021
Location: Des Moines County Fairgrounds
It's the best part of summer - it's fair time! Experience all the fun, food and family that is the Des Moines County Fair. Whether you're a 4-H family camped at the fairgrounds for the whole week or a "town" family visiting the fair for an afternoon, you're sure to... Read More on Des Moines County Fair
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August 1, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Rusty Dog Antiques, 4117 W Mt Pleasant St
Rusty Dog Antiques hosts this flea market/vendor blender one weekend each month, May through October. Saturday hours are 10 AM to 4 PM; 11 AM to 3 PM on Sunday. You never know what you'll find at the West End Market! Interested in becoming a vendor? Call Chris at 319-750-2216.... Read More on West End Market
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August 1, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Community Field
Get stung by the fun and cheer on your 2021 Burlington Bees as they take on the Springfield Sliders! Visit gobees.com for more details.
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August 1, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Moon & Stars Stage 313 Washington St
Some of the best musical talent around is playing on the unique new Moon & Stars outdoor stage at 313 Washington St! don't miss John Nemeth & the Blue Dreamers, with opening act Tawni & Frankie. Tickets are $20; doors open at 5 PM. In case of inclement weather, shows... Read More on John Nemeth & the Blue Dreamers
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August 1, 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)
Location: Crapo Park Band Shell
Mark Eveleth is the special guest conductor for the Burlington Municipal Band. These family-friendly concerts are free and take place in beautiful Crapo Park overlooking the Mississippi River. Park benches are provided and audience members often bring lawn chairs and blankets. For more information, visit muniband.org
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August 2, 2021 - August 28, 2021
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Southeast Iowa painter Mary Ilmberger Scott and potter Linda Ross of Chestnut Hill Pottery bring their unique talents together in The Strange Girls Club, the August gallery show at the Art Center of Burlington. Both the month-long show and the artist reception - 5:30 to 7:30 PM on August 6... Read More on August Gallery Show: Strange Girls Club
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August 3, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Virtual event
Join BVU for a virtual information session to learn about the educational benefits your organization could offer to your employees and their families - at no cost to your organization - through strategic partnership with Buena Vista University. By partnering with BVU, organizations can train and upskill employees and utilize... Read More on BVU Partner Employer Benefits Informational Session
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August 3, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Burlington riverfront
National Night Out is a national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community, and provides an opportunity to bring... Read More on National Night Out
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August 4, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Community Field
It's the last home game of the regular season for the Bees. Get stung by the fun and cheer on your 2021 Burlington Bees as they take on the Quincy Gems! Visit gobees.com for more details.
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August 5, 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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August 6, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Stop in the Art Center on the first & third Friday of each month for an evening of art and music! Check out the Gallery Show (always free and open to the public during Art Center hours), relax with a glass of wine or beer, snack on fresh and delicious... Read More on First Friday: Jefferson Connection
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August 6, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Parents and kids will both be celebrating because Friday Night Art Hop is back! Drop your kids age 3 and up (must be potty trained or a parent or caregiver must stay with the child) for a fun 90-minute mini-art class while you run errands, grab a meal downtown or... Read More on Friday Night Art Hop
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August 6, 2021, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM (CST)
Location: Fifth & Valley Streets
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy this week's outdoor movie, shown on the side of the Drake Hardware and Software building. Games and activities for the kids, snack and drink vendors available and the movie starts at dusk. No admission but donations are accepted. *No glass bottles please* For more... Read More on 5 & V Outdoor Cinema - The Lorax
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August 7, 2021, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington Riverfront
Come to the Port of Burlington and greet the sister boat to the American Queen, the American Duchess. This intimate masterpiece can carry up to 166 guests through America's heartland. While only passengers and crew are allowed on the boat, you can see this majestic paddlewheeler grace Burlington's riverfront, and... Read More on American Duchess Docking
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August 7, 2021, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Notre Dame High School
First annual Notre Dame three-on-three basketball tournament is August 7 at Burlington Notre Dame High School. Three games guaranteed; each team will provide a scorekeeper. Cost is $80 per team, entry deadline is August 1. For more information, contact Matt Warner.
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August 7, 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 New Mix 107.3 presents High 5 for Kids Night at 34 Raceway! Adult grandstand admission for this event is just $10; students/seniors $8 and... Read More on Weekly Racing
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August 7, 2021, 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Moon & Stars Stage 313 Washington St
Some of the best musical talent around is playing on the unique new Moon & Stars outdoor stage at 313 Washington St! Don't miss Kansas City, MO-based blues & soul standout Danielle Nicole - 2019 winner of two Blues Music Awards: contemporary female blues artist and bass instrumentalist. Tickets are... Read More on Danielle Nicole Band
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August 8, 2021, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
The Snake Alley Festival of Film is dedicated to showcasing the best short films from around the world. Films will screen daily at the beautifully restored Capitol Theater in the heart of downtown Burlington from August 5 - 8. For more information, visit snakealleyfestivaloffilm.com
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August 8, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Greater Burlington area
Tour the Des Moines County Master Gardeners volunteer projects, including an herb garden, flower garden and donation garden. Master Gardeners willbe on hand at each of four locations to offer information and answer gardening questions. The tour locations are: The herb garden at Crapo Park The donation garden at Homestead... Read More on Des Moines County Master Gardeners Show
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August 8, 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)
Location: Crapo Park Band Shell
Don't miss your last opportunity this season to enjoy a time-honored Burlington tradition - the Burlington Municipal Band Sunday concert at Crapo Park. These family-friendly concerts are free and take place in a beautiful setting overlooking the Mississippi River. Park benches are provided and audience members often bring lawn chairs... Read More on Burlington Municipal Band Concert
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August 11, 2021 - August 15, 2021
Location: West Point, Iowa
For four days each August, corn is king in West Point - and the community celebration of Iowa royalty is more fun than a horse trough full of delicious, tender sweetcorn! Beginning with the traditional "suckfest" on Wednesday afternoon, the festival includes free live music (including national rock & roll... Read More on Sweet Corn Festival
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August 12, 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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August 12, 2021, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Moon & Stars Stage 313 Washington St
Some of the best musical talent around is playing on the unique new Moon & Stars outdoor stage at 313 Washington St! Don't miss Austin, TX blues, roots and Americana crooner Beth Lee and the gritty, power-punching Breakups! Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door and available... Read More on Beth Lee & the Breakups
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August 13, 2021, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Tiki Bar at PZAZZ!
Don't watch the clock all afternoon - it's Friday! Dip out of work a little early and head to the outdoor Tiki Bar, between the Boogaloo Sports Bar and Huck's Harbor Water Park, for cool drinks and hot live entertainment. This week: David Kroll acoustic. The Tiki Bar is open... Read More on David Kroll Unplugged
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August 13, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Beat the heat with a real chiller at The Capitol this Friday the 13th! The film that was intended to be the final word on the gruesome goings on at Crystal Lake - but wasn't - will screen in the cool Capitol, with full concessions, including beer and wine, available.... Read More on Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
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August 14, 2021, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 1431 Grove St
An eclectic mix of unique items in a cool spot - the air-conditioned Players Workshop! Stop in for great bargains and support community theater! Dollar bag sale begins at 1 PM. For more information, follow the Players Workshop on Facebook or visit playersworkshoptheater.com.
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August 14, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
There'll be dancing in the streets in downtown Burlington this weekend - why not join the fun? The Old Couch Music Fest showcases the best of local and regional blues, bluegrass, country, folk, rock and Americana. This year's lineup includes Eric Pettit Lion, Flash In a Pan, Hurricane Ruth and... Read More on Old Couch Music Fest
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August 14, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Dankwardt Park Swimming Pool
Kids will love this evening pool party, with music, food, prizes and fun - and parents will love a helping hand with school supplies and backpacks. The first Stop the Violence end-of-summer bash invites families to come out and enjoy the evening in support of this community-building effort. Read More on Pool Party
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August 14, 2021, 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Moon & Stars Stage 313 Washington St
Some of the best musical talent around is playing on the unique new Moon & Stars outdoor stage at 313 Washington St! You won't forget this performance, with El Perro, Spirit Mother and Liquid Light Show by Mad Alchemy throughout the concert. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at... Read More on El Perro/Spirit Mother
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August 15, 2021, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Westland Mall parking lot
It's a flea market and food truck frenzy at the mall! Lots of vendors and delicious things to eat, too. On the south side of the Westland Mall parking lot. For more information, visit facebook.com/westlandmallevents.
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August 17, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Greater Burlington Partnership
Young Professionals are invited to learn about saving and investing from Wealth Advisor Kent Schmidgall. This is a great opportunity to get solid advice on building for your future from an investment pro. RSVP by August 10 through the Facebook event, or email youngprofessionals@greaterburlington.com. Cancellations after August 10 will result... Read More on Young Professionals Lunch & Learn
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August 18, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: PZAZZ! Convention & Event Center
The annual reception is held to recognize and show our appreciation for local teachers and administrators. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet and network with the teachers shaping the future of the next generation.
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August 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Spirit Hollow Golf Course
Chamber of Commerce members are encouraged to enjoy a day on the golf course. Play for the day is four-person, best-shot tournament. For additional information or to sign up a team, contact Emily Pattee.
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August 19, 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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August 20, 2021, 4:30 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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August 20, 2021, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Pick up your paint-by-number canvas at the Art Center of Burlington, then make your way to participating downtown locations to fill your canvas (and your cup). Your last stop is the Art Center, where fun prizes and awards will be given in various categories. $20 advance tickets ($25 at the... Read More on "Pint" By Number: Downtown Pub Crawl
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August 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Parents and kids will both be celebrating because Friday Night Art Hop is back! Drop your kids age 3 and up (must be potty trained or a parent or caregiver must stay with the child) for a fun 90-minute mini-art class while you run errands, grab a meal downtown or... Read More on Friday Night Art Hop
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August 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)
Location: Big Hollow Creek Recreation Area
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 on Paddle in the Park
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August 21, 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! It's Randall's Performance Night featuring Sprint Invaders - 360 sprint car racing at its best! Adult grandstand admission for this event is just $15; students/seniors $13 and kids 10 and under are admitted free with... Read More on Sprint Invaders
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August 21, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Corked 101
Comedian Carl Giannetto is "sarcastic but brutally honest," swears a LOT and miiiiiight just offer a little TMI. Sound like your kinda guy? Head to Corked 101 for an up-close and personal dose of Carl's one-of-a-kind comedy. This show may contain explicit language. For more information, follow Corked 101 on... Read More on Comedian Carl Giannetto
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August 21, 2021, 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Moon & Stars Stage 313 Washington St
Some of the best musical talent around is playing on the unique new Moon & Stars outdoor stage at 313 Washington St! Don't miss blues powerhouse Shawn Holt, fronting the band his father - blues legend Magic Slim - formed in 1965, The Teardrops. Tickets are $20 and available at... Read More on Shawn Holt & the Teardrops
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August 26, 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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August 26, 2021, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 34 Raceway
Young Professionals are invited to enjoy a night of food, friends and fun at the premier place to race in Southeast Iowa! Drinks will be available for purchase, a few race cars and their drivers will be present, and a prior race will be playing for all to see -... Read More on Young Professionals 505 Social
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August 27, 2021, 4:00 PM - August 28, 2021, 9:00 PM
Location: Cartwright Park, Mediapolis
Town & Country Days is an annual small-town festival with a parade, entertainment, family activities, food vendors and more, all held over the last Friday/Saturday in August at Cartwright Park. For more information, follow Mediapolis Town & Country Days on Facebook.
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August 27, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Burlington Riverfront
Burlington Riverfront Entertainment is excited to announce the Summer Concert Series on the Burlington Riverfront, featuring national artists like Phil Vassar, Blackfoot and Winger plus FREE events with local favorites like Stars in Toledo, Stumptown and many more - and not just for one weekend: this event continues all summer... Read More on BRE Summer Concert Series: Hello Dave
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August 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Rusty Dog Antiques, 4117 W Mt Pleasant St
Rusty Dog Antiques hosts this flea market/vendor blender one weekend each month, May through October. Saturday hours are 10 AM to 4 PM; 11 AM to 3 PM on Sunday. You never know what you'll find at the West End Market! Interested in becoming a vendor? Call Chris at 319-750-2216.... Read More on West End Market
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August 28, 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 culminates with the Pepsi Season Championship. Pits open at 4 PM, grandstand at 5 PM; hot laps at 6:30 and racing... Read More on Weekly Racing - Season Championship
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August 28, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Burlington Riverfront
Burlington Riverfront Entertainment (BRE) is excited to announce the Summer Concert Series on the Burlington riverfront, featuring national artists like Phil Vassar, Blackfoot and Winger plus FREE events with local favorites like Stars in Toledo, Stumptown and many more - and not just for one weekend: this event continues all... Read More on BRE Summer Concert Series: Phil Vassar & Hailey Whitters
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August 29, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Rusty Dog Antiques, 4117 W Mt Pleasant St
Rusty Dog Antiques hosts this flea market/vendor blender one weekend each month, May through October. Saturday hours are 10 AM to 4 PM; 11 AM to 3 PM on Sunday. You never know what you'll find at the West End Market! Interested in becoming a vendor? Call Chris at 319-750-2216.... Read More on West End Market
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August 30, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Buena Vista University
Begin classes this fall at Buena Vista University! Buena Vista University provides students with a personalized learning experience, whether you are new to the college experience, a transfer student, or a graduate student. With over 15 years of experience in online education, BVU offers flexible online and hybrid programs for... Read More on BVY Term 1 Classes Start
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