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Downtown Holiday Pop-Up Market

November 8 @ 8:00 AM - December 24 @ 5:00 PM

There is no other place like Downtown for the holidays-- Come experience the holiday season in Downtown Iowa City and explore the Downtown Holiday Pop-Up Market, back again in the heart of the city! For 7 weeks, beginning November 8th, the beautiful pop-up market, sponsored by GreenState Credit Union will transform Black Hawk Mini Park into a festive holiday destination. Each week, for the seven weeks, new pop-up shops will fill the spaces. Here is the full calendar of shops…

The United States Congress

November 19 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A whirlwind, fact-packed explanation of how what many people think is a "broken" system works. Learn about membership, qualifications, committees, subcommittees, the Capitol Complex, how laws are made, Gerrymandering, lobbying and other things of note. The presenter does not pretend to have an in depth understanding of Congress, but will explain much of the workings that many of us may not know. This presentation will be apolitical and comments of a political nature will not be welcomed.

Expedition: Machu Picchu with Mark & Eadie Weaver Open House

November 19 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited and Active Endeavors founders/former owners Mark and Eadie Weaver at Iowa City's Active Endeavors to learn about the expedition trip of a lifetime! The free informational event highlights the July 2020, 10-day custom-itinerary from National Geographic Journeys featuring unique jungle excursions in the Amazon Rainforest, Cusco city visit, the Sacred Valley of rural agricultural communities and of course hiking the magnificent Inca Trail leading to Machu Picchu. Less active adventurers may opt to take…

Martha Birkett Bordwell @Prairie Lights

November 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Martha Birkett Bordwell will read from her memoir, Missing Mothers.  “By framing her memoir around missing mothers, author Martha Bordwell raises the ethical dilemmas and emotional consequences trans-national adoption has on families. Missing Mothers addresses a challenging and necessary subject in accessible and intimate prose, inviting readers on a complex parenting journey. Through compelling considerations of race, grief, and privilege, we uncover a deep empathy for people in families acting to transform loss and the unknown into acceptance, understanding and love.” -Patricia Cumbie…

Lamplight Series: Quinn Kamberos, Joshua Mullen, and Brennan Plummer

November 19 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Scope Productions will present another Lamplight performance on Nov. 19 at the Get Fresh Cafe with a lineup of three University of Iowa students: Quinn Kamberos, Joshua Mullens, and Brennan Plummer.

Tuesday Night Dance Party

November 19 @ 8:30 PM - November 20 @ 2:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Tuesday Night Dance party is back! Upper deck open at 5. DJ starting at 9 plus karaoke upstairs too

First Round @ EDEN

November 20 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

November's First Round is next week! Wednesday, November 20th 5:00 - 6:30pm EDEN (217 Iowa Ave) Join us at EDEN (which come under new ownership and returning to piano bar elements from it's past) on Wednesday, November 20th. The event will begin at 5:00pm and our host, Nighttime Mayor Joe Reilly from The Iowa City Downtown District, will begin interviewing this month's guest speakers around 5:30pm. This month will feature guest speakers Christina Kimerle  & Carmen Capriquaria and Delia Belladonna of Rebellion Burlesque. Come learn about how local leaders are making an impact in our…

Hawk Talk with Kirk Ferentz at Vue Rooftop

November 20 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on September 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on September 11, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on September 25, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 2, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 9, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 16, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 23, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on November 13, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on November 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on November 27, 2019 at 6:30 PM

RESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED! www.vuerooftop-ic.com/reservations Hawk Talk with Kirk Ferentz is the weekly radio call-in show of the University of Iowa’s head football coach. The 90-minute show hosted by Gary Dolphin, the radio voice of the Iowa Hawkeyes, originates each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. during the season live from Vue Rooftop in Iowa City, Iowa.

On a Winter’s Night @The Englert Theatre

November 20 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Presenting the 25th Anniversary concerts of “On A Winter’s Night” from veteran singer-songwriters Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, and Cliff Eberhardt. These are among the brightest stars of the singer/songwriter movement for the past three decades. In 1994 Christine Lavin gathered them together, along with folk and Americana artists to showcase music of the Winter Season on the now classic On A Winter’s Night CD, followed by several years of touring collaborations. These artists have released dozens of recordings…

The Marcus King Band w/ Aaron Lee Tasjan @The Englert Theatre

November 21 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Songwriter. Guitarist. Singer. Bandleader. At only 23 years of age, Marcus King has been writing songs and performing onstage for half his lifetime, delivering a blistering fried brand of Americana and blues inspired by rock n’ roll. All five members of the band—drummer Jack Ryan, bass player Stephen Campbell, trumpeter/trombonist Justin Johnson, sax player Dean Mitchell and the keyboard player —create a blistering, yet soulful unit that has honed their synergy through endless touring. King is a Blue Ridge Mountain…

Lauren Anderson w/ Matt Panek @The Iowa City Yacht Club

November 21 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Originally from Chicago, Lauren has had a passion for singing that has been undeniable ever she was a little girl. Despite her main musical influences, Lauren was classically trained throughout most of her life. She began classical piano lessons at the age of 8, was a member of several choirs and began taking classical voice lessons when she began high school. She eventually took her love of singing to the Quad Cities and obtained a bachelor's degree in music with…

Rick Hugill’s Gourd Lamp Exhibit & Sale

November 22 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Daily from Nov. 22 through Dec. 13

Rick Hugill is a local woodworker.  He takes locally grown gourds and transforms them into amazing lamps.  Using ink, drilling, and adding beads, he creates one of a kind lampshades with handmade wooden bases.  His exhibit will include floor and table lamps.

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