Celebrate the Season in Downtown Iowa City

Date: Saturday, November 29 - Friday, December 26
Location: Downtown and Northside Marketplace

 Celebrate The Season November 29-December 26th The Iowa City Downtown District is excited to announce some major changes to the traditional Celebrate the Sea... Read More

Iowa City Community Band Holiday Concert

Date: Sunday, December 21 3:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Iowa City Community Band, composed of local musicians from all walks of life, will perform a joint holiday concert with Iowa City New Horizons Band at 3 p.m. Sun... Read More

Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, December 21 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

Every Sunday night with Tallgrass beer specials and prizes to be won. Admission: $1 entrance fee. Age restrictions: 21+ After 10 pm.

Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, December 22 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live audien... Read More

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Date: Wednesday, December 24 3:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

Part of The Picture Show Family and Children's Series presented by MidWestOne Bank. All seats, all shows just $2.50! "The most well-loved of all Christmas movi... Read More

LIFEchurch: Christmas Eve

Date: Wednesday, December 24 5:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Please join LIFEchurch for a Christmas Eve service at the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City on Wednesday, December 24, at 5:00 p.m. Off-street and ramp parking i... Read More

Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, December 28 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

Every Sunday night with Tallgrass beer specials and prizes to be won. Admission: $1 entrance fee. Age restrictions: 21+ After 10 pm.

Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, December 29 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live audien... Read More

New Years Eve Jazz Festival Celebration

Date: Wednesday, December 31
Location: hotelVetro & Conference Center

The Fez

Date: Wednesday, December 31 8:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Ticketing: $15 General Admission Advance $18 General Admission Day Of Show Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Online Help us bring in the new year with a bang... Read More

Book Report

Date: Thursday, January 15 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table sharing of books you enjoyed reading. This is a chance to hear first-hand recommendations and expand... Read More

The Joshua Show

Date: Saturday, January 17 10:00 AM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Ticketing: $10 Adult General Admission (On Stage Seating) $5 Youth (17 & Under) General Admission (On Stage Seating) Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Onli... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere

Date: Saturday, January 17 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadère The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cine... Read More

Lucky Me Theatre Talk

Date: Thursday, January 22 5:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Join us for a discussion about the upcoming show with a special guest. It\'s FREE and open to the public.

National Theatre Live: JOHN

Date: Saturday, January 24 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Ticketing: $18 Adult General Admission $15 Student and Senior General Admission Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Online This is a HD movie screening of a liv... Read More

Lucky me

Date: Friday, January 30 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

A bizarre streak of bad luck has been haunting Sara Fine for 22 years. The light bulbs keep burning out, the aquarium is perpetually full of dead fish, and her blin... Read More

The Peking Acrobats

Date: Wednesday, February 4 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Ticketing: $30 Adult Reserved Seating $25 Senior Reserved Seating $20 Youth (17 & Under) Reserved Seating Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Online Family... Read More

Kronos Quartet - Beyond Zero: 1914–1918 A new work for quartet with film

Date: Saturday, February 7 7:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

This event is part of Hancher’s 2014-2015 season. All tickets are being sold through the Hancher Box Office The groundbreaking Kronos Quartet returns to Iowa... Read More

Dollar Dog Readings: Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman

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

Riverside Theatre in collaboration with Working Group Theatre shares Sunday night opportunities to experience plays early in the development progress. The vibe for... Read More

Dollar Dog: Luna Gale

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

Dave Mason's Traffic Jam

Date: Sunday, February 8 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

NOTE: This event begins at 7:00pm This event has been rescheduled. Previously purchased tickets will be automatically transferred for this new date. Seat assignments... Read More

National Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men

Date: Tuesday, February 10 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Ticketing: $18 Adult General Admission $15 Student and Senior General Admission Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Online This is a HD movie screening of a liv... Read More

Gaelic Storm

Date: Wednesday, February 11 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

After 10 albums, and nearly 3,000 live shows, Gaelic Storm — the chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band — is dishing up a hearty serving of Full Irish... Read More

The Second City

Date: Friday, February 13 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Ticketing: $33.50 Adults Reserved Seating $28.50 Students and Seniors Reserved Seating Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Purchase Tickets Online On February 1... Read More

The Second City

Date: Saturday, February 14 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Ticketing: $33.50 Adults Reserved Seating $28.50 Students and Seniors Reserved Seating Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Purchase Tickets Online On February 1... Read More

Book Report

Date: Thursday, February 19 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table sharing of books you enjoyed reading. This is a chance to hear first-hand recommendations and expand... Read More

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

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Date: Tuesday, February 24 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Ticketing: $55 Zone 1 Reserved Seating $35 Zone 2 Reserved Seating Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Purchase Tickets Online Sure, in the abstract, a banjo... Read More

Roseneath Theatre: La Maleta

Date: Friday, February 27 6:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

This event is part of Hancher’s 2014-2015 season. All tickets are being sold through the Hancher Box Office Ten-year-old Roca leaves Colombia for North Ameri... Read More

Diamonds or Denim Fundraiser

Date: Friday, February 27 7:00 PM
Location: hotelVetro & Conference Center

Doors Open at 6pm! Annual dress up or dress down Riverside Theatre fundraising party. Watch the Riverside website for details!

Walking the Wire: Classified

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

“Walking the Wire” is Riverside Theatre’s annual celebration of original monologues, chosen from submissions by playwrights from across the country... 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

The Nile Project

Date: Wednesday, March 11 7:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

This event is part of Hancher’s 2014-2015 season. All tickets are being sold through the Hancher Box Office Performers from the eleven countries that share t... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Date: Saturday, March 14 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cinema... Read More

Housebroken Theatre Talk

Date: Thursday, April 2 5:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Join us for a discussion about the upcoming show, Housebroken, with host Miriam Gilbert. It\'s FREE and open to the public!

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

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

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

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

Date: Sunday, April 12 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cinemas in 22... 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

Dollar Dog Readings: Birth Witches, Part Two by Jennifer Fawcett

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

Riverside Theatre in collaboration with Working Group Theatre shares Sunday night opportunities to experience plays early in the development progress. The vibe for... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan The Terrible

Date: Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cinem... Read More

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