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September 2021

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Arts & Crafts
Downtown
September 1, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Bonaparte artist Carol Gunn fills the Art Center gallery with color this month with Lasting Impressions, the September gallery show at the Art Center of Burlington. Both the month-long show and the artist reception - 5:30 to 7:30 PM on Friday, September 3 - are free and open to the... Read More on September Gallery Show: Carol Gunn
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September 3, 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 passengers 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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Entertainment
September 3, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Check out local fav Andy Avery in his first live show with his new band, the Misfit Toys. For more information, follow Wake N Bake Breakfast Company on Facebook.
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Entertainment
September 3, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: The Bart Howard Lounge
Step back into the golden age of jazz in the Des Moines County Historical Society's Bart Howard Lounge! the Freddy Allen Trio features Freddy Allen on vocals and piano, Terry Hanson on drums and Neal Smith on the sax. Tunes from the 1920s, 30s and 40s that Bart Howard himself... Read More on The Freddy Allen Trio
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Sports & Outdoors
September 5, 2021, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 34 Raceway
Hear that roar on 34? That's the Randall's Performance Truck & Tractor Pull and Dirt Drags! Vendor area opens at noon; show & shine at 1 PM followed by dirt drags, kiddie tractor pull, and sled pulling. Gates open at noon; general admission $10; pit passes $20. For more information,... Read More on Truck War on 34
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Young Professionals
Greater Burlington Partnership
September 9, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: PZAZZ! Entertainment Conference
The Greater Burlington Young Professionals will host the 6th Annual YP Leadership Conference. Spend the afternoon with fellow YPs to focus on leadership topics that will help you grow professionally. This year the YP Conference has three tremendous speakers covering a variety of topics. The 2021 YP Conference is open... Read More on Young Professionals Leadership Conference
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Arts & Crafts
Downtown
Entertainment
September 10, 2021, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Five talented artists will bring their creativity, competitive spirit - and their brushes - downtown for this fun fund-raising event! The live painting competition culminates in a raffle of the finished artworks, with proceeds benefitting the Art Center. The Gallery Lounge will be open with light appetizers, beer and wine;... Read More on Battle of the Brushes V
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Entertainment
September 10, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: The Legacy Theater, Carthage, IL
Illusionist Johnny Magic performs cutting-edge magic and illusions that rival a Las Vegas show. From classic magical moves to never-before-seen illusions, Johnny Magic will keep you guessing, gasping and applauding! For more information, visit thelegacytheater.com.
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 11, 2021, 7:30 PM - 11:00 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! If you see just one blues show this summer, make it this one: the legendary Joe Price, with Southeast Iowa's own Bo Ramsey. Tickets are $30 and available... Read More on Joe Price with Bo Ramsey
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Shopping
September 12, 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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Sports & Outdoors
September 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Big Hollow Creek Recreation Area
Burlington Model Airplane Club will host a field day with exhibition flying from 10 AM to 4 PM Sunday, September 12, at Big Hollow Creek Recreation Area. This event is open to the public. For mroe information, visit the Burlington Model Airplane Club website.
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 12, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
On the 20th anniversary of his explosive autobiography, Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks, WWE star Mick Foley (aka The Hardcore Legend, The Dude, Mankind and Cactus Jack) is taking his show on the road to share stories and interact with fans on his Nice Day... Read More on Mick Foley's Nice Day Tour
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 15, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium parking lot
This tribute to the music of the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) features brilliant arrangements, flawless musicianship and transcendent vocals in the unique collaboration of classical music and psychedelic rock that brought ELO to fame in the 1970s. Evil Woman (formerly known as A New World Record) expertly recreates the ELO... Read More on Civic Music: The Electric Light Orchestra Experience
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Greater Burlington Partnership
September 16, 2021, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Southeastern Community College
Business After Hours, the networking event for Chamber of Commerce members and their employees, returns with an exciting look at three newly-renovated spaces at Southeastern Community College, including the Harry and Virginia Murray Art Gallery. Ribbon cutting ceremonies at all three spaces will be staggered from 4 to 5 PM... Read More on Business After Hours - SCC
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Food & Cooking
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Shopping
September 16, 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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Classes & Workshops
September 16, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Southeastern Community College - Keokuk Campus
You're invited to to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Southeastern Community College at an open house on the Keokuk Campus from 5 to 9 PM Thursday, Sept. 16. Tour the campus, enjoy complimentary food and drinks, win door prizes and prepare to be wowed - this free and fabulous event... Read More on SCC Open House - Keokuk Campus
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Classes & Workshops
September 16, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Southeastern Community College - West Burlington Campus
You're invited to to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Southeastern Community College at an open house on the West Burlington Campus from 5 to 9 PM Thursday, Sept. 16. Tour the campus, enjoy complimentary food and drinks, win door prizes and prepare to be wowed - this free and fabulous... Read More on SCC Open House - West Burlington Campus
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 16, 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: Harper
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 17, 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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Entertainment
September 17, 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: The Pork Tornadoes
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Entertainment
September 17, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: The Legacy Theater, Carthage, IL
American Christian music artist Sandy Patty is one of Christian music's most highly acclaimed performers, with five Grammy Awards, four Billboard Music Awards and three platinum and five gold records to her credit. For more information, visit thelegacytheater.com.
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 17, 2021, 8:00 PM - 11:00 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! This one's for the guitar players in the house - Albert Cummings is a guitarist's guitarist: you know you're not bad when B.B. King calls you "a great... Read More on Albert Cummings
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Arts & Crafts
Downtown
September 18, 2021, 8:00 AM - September 19, 2021, 5:00 PM
Location: Burlington parks
Burlington’s beautiful, historic parks and landmarks will be dotted with easels Sept. 18 & 19 as area artists compete for a $250 first place award (2nd place is $150) in the Plein Air Painting Competition sponsored by The Art Center of Burlington. Completed works will be delivered to the Art... Read More on Plein Air Painting Competition
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Sports & Outdoors
September 18, 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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Children & Youth
Entertainment
September 18, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Farm King, 609 S. Gear Ave
Farm King and the Mediapolis chapter of Future Farmers of America invite area families to experience some barnyard fun! The FFA is bringing bottle calves, goats, piglets, ferrets, an iguana and other fun four-legged friends to the Farm King parking lot for this fun petting zoo. For more information, follow... Read More on Mediapolis FFA Petting Zoo
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Entertainment
September 18, 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: Pop Rocks with The Mix Tape
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Entertainment
September 18, 2021, 8:00 PM - 11:00 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! BMA nominee Rockin' Johnny Burgin brings Chicago-style blues to the Moon & Stars Stage with all eight fingers - don't miss it! Tickets are just $12 ($15 at... Read More on Rockin' Johnny
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 19, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
The annual tradition returns! After more than a year apart, the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra is proud to welcome you, your family, your friends, and our supporters back as we present our Pops 2021 concert, Come Together. Join us for a joyous evening filled with delicious wine, locally prepared food,... Read More on Burlington Pops: Come Together
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Entertainment
September 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Special screening of Marlin Darrah's Amazon Queen at the beautifully restored Capitol Theater. Full concessions plus beer and wine available. Tickets are $6. For more information, follow the Capitol Theater on Facebook.
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Food & Cooking
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Shopping
September 23, 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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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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Downtown
Greater Burlington Partnership
September 24, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Downtown Partners invites you to enjoy a gorgeous fall evening in downtown Burlington! Sip delicious wines and craft beers, stroll among the many unique and inviting shops, and taste hors d'oeuvres, charcuterie, confections and more. This event includes adult beverages, so line up a babysitter and join friends (or that... Read More on Fall Sip, Taste & Stroll
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: The Bart Howard Lounge
It's going to be a fabulous, fun night of music bingo in the Bart Howard Lounge with "HalloQueen Cokeena" and all your favorite songs! Cash prizes, drink specials and lots of laughs - all for a great cause. For more information, follow the Des Moines County Historical Society on Facebook... Read More on Music Bingo
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Downtown
September 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Fall into a great book, and get a great deal at the library's Fall Book Sale. Friday, September 24 is Members' Day - Friends of the Library members get first crack at this amazing sale, just one of the many benefits of membership. On Saturday the sale opens to the... Read More on Friends Fall Book Sale
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Downtown
Sports & Outdoors
September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington, 400 N Front Street
The Great River Bridge Race is more than just a race, it's an event for everyone to experience. Be one of the few people to cross the Great River Bridge on foot, which is usually closed to pedestrian traffic. Not only will you have an amazing time, you'll be benefiting... Read More on Great River Bridge Race
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September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: 2149 Franklin Rd, Donnellson
Experience a real, working dairy farm! See and learn about the cows in their free-stall barns, smell the feed, pet the baby calves, tour the inside of a milking parlor and learn how cheese is made, This educational walking tour is approximately 90 minutes and is geared toward dairy enthusiasts... Read More on Hinterland Dairy Farm Tour
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Sports & Outdoors
September 25, 2021, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)
Location: 34 Raceway
Hear that roar on 34? That's the sound of family fun and fast dirt-track racing! Stronghurst Collison & Refinish presents the 360 Fall Haul - Sprint Invaders Season Championship plus IMRA Midget Series. Pits open at 4 PM; grandstand at 5 PM. Hot laps at 6:30 PM and racing follows.... Read More on 360 Fall Haul
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Children & Youth
Entertainment
September 25, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Memorial Auditorium
This fun event for adults means many area kids will have a brighter Christmas! Hamilton-Walters Marine Corps League will host Trivia Night at Memorial Auditorium, with adult beverages, 50/50 raffles, silent and live auctions, and a delicious pulled pork dinner with baked beans and coleslaw. Tables are $160 and can... Read More on Toys for Tots Trivia Night
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Downtown
Entertainment
September 25, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
It's a full night of non-stop comedy featuring Dave Greenan, Natasha Samreny, Janet Day and Steven Grabo. Tickets are $15 and include a meet & greet after the show. A limited number of tickets are available at the Capitol Theater box office or online at burlingtoncapitoltheater.com.
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Downtown
September 27, 2021, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Fall into a great book, and get a great deal at the library's Fall Book Sale. Friday, September 24 is Members' Day - Friends of the Library members get first crack at this amazing sale, just one of the many benefits of membership. On Saturday the sale opens to the... Read More on Friends Fall Book Sale
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Food & Cooking
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Shopping
September 30, 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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September 30, 2021, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)
Location: PZAZZ! Convention & Event Center
Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois will honor Beth Fleming, Divisional Director of Bickford Senior Living, as their 2020 Woman of Distinction. The Woman of Distinction award recognizes a member of the community who represents the ideals of Girl Scouting, and whose work and deeds fulfill the mission... Read More on Woman of Distinction
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