Encrusted Landscapes

Date: Friday, September 12 - Tuesday, October 21
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

Applying what she learned from her expansive foil techniques, Michelle Fischer began an exploration in hot wax painting or encaustics.  Fischer’s newest c... Read More

Tea Time: Going Dutch

Date: Saturday, September 13 - Sunday, December 7
Location: Black Box Theater, third floor of IMU - 125 N Madison St, Iowa City, IA 52242

 In conjunction with the 2014–2015 university-wide theme, Food for Thought, the UIMA will present Tea Time: Going Dutch (September 13 – December 7,... Read More

A Faint Vision

Date: Tuesday, September 16 - Tuesday, October 28
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

Malaysian born artist, Syed Ahmad, channels his heritage and worldly travels when creating his electrifying glasswork. Ahmad’s work is purely improvisational,... Read More

Twitter Basics and Beyond

Date: Tuesday, September 30 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Have a Twitter account or would like to get one? Find out during this session how Twitter is used by its many followers and tweeters to stay up on the news, stay cur... Read More

Nick Thune

Date: Tuesday, September 30 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. Doogie Horner Fresh off the release of his Netflix/iTunes/Vinyl comedy special “Folk Hero”, Nick Thune is coming to the Midwest. In The Heartland wil... Read More

Exhibition Lecture: Dutch Tea Time and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, October 1 7:30 PM
Location: Art Building West, Room 240 - 141 N Riverside Drive, Iowa City

 In the seventeenth century, Chinese export porcelain teapots sent to Europe were new, exciting, and novel in shape and design. These special vessels were used... Read More

Iowa City Book Festival

Date: Thursday, October 2 - Sunday, October 5
Location: Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature

The Iowa City Book Festival is a celebration of books, reading and writing. The festival includes readings, discussions, and demonstrations.

Iowa City Book Festival

Date: Thursday, October 2 - Sunday, October 5
Location: Downtown Iowa City and Iowa City Public Library

123 S. Linn Street, Iowa City iowacitybookfestival.org

Gems of Hope Workshop

Date: Thursday, October 2 6:00 PM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Join others in the community to support cancer patients by helping create inspirational cards and beautiful earrings for new cancer patients at UIHC. This wor... Read More

Indian Printmaking: Rediscovery, Revolution, Renewal

Date: Thursday, October 2 7:30 PM
Location: Art Building West, Room 240

 Indian Printmaking: Rediscovery, Revolution and Renewal tells the artist's journey into collecting Indian prints, and briefly summarizes the history of fine ar... Read More

Happy Birthday, Iowa Artisans Gallery! 30 Years of Art & Artists

Date: Friday, October 3 - Sunday, November 9
Location: Iowa Artisans Gallery

 Iowa Artisans Gallery marks its 30th Anniversary this October. The Gallery kicks off its weekend celebration with a Downtown Iowa City Gallery Walk on October... Read More

ELEGANCE: New collection of work by Mary Merkel-Hess

Date: Friday, October 3 - Friday, November 14
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

Inspired by the flowing landscape and natural elegance of Iowa fields Mary Merkel-Hess is constantly developing her work and process. In this exhibit she shares wit... Read More

Fall Gallery Walk

Date: Friday, October 3 5:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iowa City

 Art, food & fun are the rule during this free, self-guided tour of receptions at 20 Gallery Walk venues. New to this walk is nori, a local women’s cl... Read More

First Friday

Date: Friday, October 3 5:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 Party for art at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) First Friday reception on October 3, 5-6:30 p.m., at FilmScene! UIMA First Fridays provi... Read More

Free Live Music! Doug Foster

Date: Friday, October 3 8:00 PM
Location: High Ground Cafe

 Free Live Music Every Friday Night Drink Specials and more!

Peyote Stitch Napkin Ring

Date: Saturday, October 4 1:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Learn the fundamentals of tubular even count peyote stitch by making a beaded napkin ring. Then make a whole set for your holiday entertaining and gifting. T... Read More

Herringbone Stitch Bracelet

Date: Saturday, October 4 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

Learn tubular Ndebele, an African herringbone beading stitch. Use different sized beads to decrease and increase to make an undulating bracelet. No experience nece... Read More

Bart Yates Iowa City Book Festival

Date: Sunday, October 5 3:00 PM
Location: High Ground Cafe

 Bart Yates gives instrument lessons in the Corridor and has taught workshops at the University of Iowa's Summer Writing Festival. Yates is the author of Leave... Read More

Old Capitol Mile

Date: Sunday, October 5 3:30 PM
Location: Downtown Iowa City

 The Downtown Iowa City Race Series will have one feature event for 2014. The Old Capitol Mile, formerly known at the Presidential Mile, will be run in downtown... Read More

Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, October 5 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

Pub Quiz $1 entrance fee. 19+ After 10 pm. Every Sunday night with Tallgrass beer specials and prizes to be won.

Molly Conrad

Date: Monday, October 6 7:00 PM
Location: High Ground Cafe

Free Live Show Check Molly out here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB2O0xcrmNpJkZE9c3O0zwA

University of Iowa Homecoming | Sports Night

Date: Wednesday, October 8 6:00 PM
Location: University of Iowa Athletic Hall of Fame - 2425 Prairie Meadow Dr

 Come out to the University of Iowa Athletic Hall of Fame for a chance to participate in some fun activities, hang out with Herky and most importantly, show you... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, October 8 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants. http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

Exhibition Lecture: Still Life and Life in the Dutch Golden Age

Date: Thursday, October 9 7:30 PM
Location: Art Building West, Room 240

 The loan of Pieter van Roestraten's Blue and White Teacups and a Bowl with a Yixing Stoneware Teapot, a Teaspoon, and Lumps of Sugar on a Ledge from the privat... Read More

Boro Fish/Dolphin

Date: Sunday, October 12 1:00 PM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Using borosilicate glass, learn to push, pull, and shape hard glass into a fish or dolphin. The end product can be used as a piece of sculpture or add a bail... Read More

Maria's Voice, Featuring Savion Glover

Date: Sunday, October 12 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Maria's Voice featuring Savion Glover Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 7 p.m. Englert Theater, Iowa City In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, D... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day

Date: Monday, October 13 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Los Lobos

Date: Wednesday, October 15 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

221 E. Washington Street, Iowa City englert.org

Kimberly Akimbo

Date: Friday, October 17 - Sunday, November 2
Location: Riverside Theatre

213 N. Gilbert Street, Iowa City riversidetheatre.org

Hawkeye Visit Day

Date: Friday, October 17 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

KIMBERLY AKIMBO by David Lindsay-Abaire

Date: Friday, October 17 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Kimberly is your regular teenager, except that she has an age-advancing genetic disease, an alcoholic father, a pregnant, hypochondriac mother and a pesky criminal a... Read More

Bead Challenge Opening Reception

Date: Friday, October 17 5:00 PM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Come see the talents of our customers who met the 3rd Annual Bead Challenge. These creative community members took a package with various beads and supplies a... Read More

Herringbone Stitch Techniques

Date: Saturday, October 18 1:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Herringbone is a basic and versatile beading stitch that is utilized in many contemporary projects found in beading magazines. Learn flat and tubular herringb... Read More

Saturn Beaded Bead

Date: Saturday, October 18 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Use peyote stitch to cover a wooden bead. Learn to decrease with peyote stitch by using different bead sizes and by reducing the number of beads in each row.... Read More

Dollar Dog: A+

Date: Sunday, October 26 1:00 AM
Location: Riverside Theatre

University of Iowa Multicultural Visit Day

Date: Friday, October 31 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

An annual event co-hosted by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment (CDE) and the Office of Admissions. During Multicultural Visit Day you will experience a full... Read More

Photography Exhibit: Remembering Our Fallen

Date: Saturday, November 1 - Saturday, November 8
Location: Iowa City Public Library

123 S. Linn Street, Iowa City icpl.org

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, November 7 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, November 12 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants. http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, November 14 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Chase Garrett's 5th Annual Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp

Date: Friday, November 14 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

221 E. Washington Street, Iowa City englert.org https://www.facebook.com/ChaseGarrett23

A GRATEFUL NATION by Ron Clark and Rick Williams

Date: Saturday, November 15 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

A script-in-hand performance of this touching memoir about a small Iowa community and it’s sacrifice at home and on the front of World War II.

Roseanne Cash

Date: Saturday, November 22 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

221 E. Washington Street, Iowa City englert.org Born in Memphis and raised in California, Rosanne Cash - daughter of country legend Johnny Cash - has recorded 15 a... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, November 26 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants. http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

A Christmas Carol

Date: Friday, November 28 - Sunday, December 14
Location: Riverside Theatre

213 N. Gilbert Street, Iowa City riversidetheatre.org

A CHRISTMAS CAROL adapted by Paul Morella

Date: Friday, November 28 1:00 AM
Location: Riverside Theatre

A delightful adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens ghost story as a one-man show performed by Tim Budd.

Horse Drawn Trolley & Santa

Date: Saturday, November 29
Location: Hills Bank and Film Scene

Hills Bank, 201 S. Clinton Street, Iowa City Film Scene, 118 E. College Street downtowniowacity.com

Small Busines Saturday

Date: Saturday, November 29
Location: Downtown Iowa city and Northside Marketplace

Downtown Iowa City and Northside Marketplace downtowniowacity.com

Parents' Night Out

Date: Friday, December 5
Location: Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center

220 S. Gilbert Street, Iowa City downtowniowacity.com

Parents Night Out

Date: Friday, December 5 4:00 PM
Location: Robert A. Lee Recreation Center - 220 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Drop your kiddos off for some fun and games while you do some shopping, or have dinner! We'll provide an open gym, where your kids can play basketball, rollerskate,... Read More

Arts and Crafts Bazaar

Date: Saturday, December 6
Location: Iowa City Public Library

123 S. Linn Street, Iowa City downtowniowacity.com

Horse Drawn Trolley & Santa

Date: Saturday, December 6
Location: Hills Bank and Film Scene

Hills Bank, 201 S. Clinton Street, Iowa City Film Scene, 118 E. College Street downtowniowacity.com

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, December 10 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants. http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

Parents Night Out

Date: Friday, December 12 4:00 PM
Location: Robert A. Lee Recreation Center - 220 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Drop your kiddos off for some fun and games while you do some shopping, or have dinner! We'll provide an open gym, where your kids can play basketball, rollerskate,... Read More

Parents' Night Out

Date: Saturday, December 13
Location: Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center

220 S. Gilbert Street, Iowa City downtowniowacity.com

New Years Eve jazz Festival celebration

Date: Saturday, December 13
Location: hotelVetro & Conference Center

Hotel Vetro 201 S. Linn Street, Iowa City SummerOfTheArts.org

Horse Drawn Trolley & Santa

Date: Saturday, December 13
Location: Hills Bank and Film Scene

Hills Bank, 201 S. Clinton Street, Iowa City Film Scene, 118 E. College Street downtowniowacity.com

Horse Drawn Trolley & Santa

Date: Saturday, December 20
Location: Hills Bank and Film Scene

Hills Bank, 201 S. Clinton Street, Iowa City Film Scene, 118 E. College Street downtowniowacity.com

Dollar Dog: Luna Gale

Date: Sunday, February 8 6:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Gamicon

Date: Friday, February 20 - Sunday, February 22
Location: Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Gamicon Psi is the 23rd installment of the longest running gaming convention in eastern Iowa. For the past few years, Gamicon has been held in mid-February at the Io... Read More

WALKING THE WIRE: CLASSIFIED

Date: Friday, March 6 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Our annual celebration of monologues, chosen from submissions by playwrights from across the country. From skeletons in the closet to the leaked dossier, this year&r... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 3 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 10 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

HOUSEBROKEN by Megan Gogerty

Date: Friday, April 10 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

This exciting world premiere gleefully skewers the hilarity and heartbreak of buying and selling a house in today’s rocky economy. The offers, the counter-off... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 17 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Dollar Dog: Birth Witches, Part Two

Date: Sunday, May 3 6:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Iowa Library Association Annual Conference

Date: Tuesday, October 17 - Friday, October 20
Location: Regional

The Iowa Library Association was established in 1890. It is the second oldest state library association in the country. ILA has approximately 1550 members. Members... Read More