Make sure to take a look at my calendar of activities and events on the right hand corner of the page!
1. College Football!
NFL Football also starts this week! 🙂
- Nebraska vs. Southern Miss in Lincoln @ 5 pm on the Big Ten Network
- Iowa vs. Missouri State in Iowa City @ 11 am on the Big Ten Network
- Iowa State has an off week this week!
2. Latino Heritage Festival
When: Saturday 10 am – 11 pm and Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
Where and What: At the Simon Estes Theater. Music, dancing, costumes that represent the Latino Heritage. There will also be food, exhibitors, artwork and kids activities including breaking pinatas! For more information check out the official site here.
3. Puppy Up! Dog Walk
When: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm
Where and What: This is a great event for the whole family, including your furry friend! The proceeds for this walk go to cancer research in dogs. The walk will take place at Gray’s Lake Park. It’s $25 and you can either register at the walk or at the official site here.
4. Make and Take Craft
When: Saturday 10:30 am – 4 pm
Where and What: Come to the children’s area at the Johnston Library to complete a craft! Come anytime between 10:30 and 4 pm. No registration needed!
5. Renaissance Fare
When: Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
Where and What: If you missed it last weekend, you need to get out to Sleepy Hollow Sports Park where the Renaissance Fare is being held! Lots of food, entertainment, and activities. There is surely something for everyone!
6. Fall Antique Jamboree
When: Sunday 8 – 4 pm
Where and What: Located in Valley Junction and it is FREE! Lots of antique dealers from all over including furniture, quilts, glassware, stoneware, toys and much more! There will also be food vendors available.
7. Pumpkinville Corn Maze
When: Daily mid July through October 31st, 10 am – 8 pm
Where and What: Are you itching to get a head start on fall activities? The Pumpkinville Corn Maze in Mitchellville is open! The pumpkin patch is not quite open yet, but this would be a fun activity to do get prepared for fall and Halloween! Check out their website here.
PLAN AHEAD …
1. Day out with Thomas the Tank Engine
When: September 14 & 15 and September 20-22
Where: Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum
What: Take a ride on Thomas and meet Sir Topham Hatt! Tickets are on sale now and may sell out so purchase soon! Check out the official website here for more information and to purchase tickets.