Wooden, aluminum & fingerglass boats built from the 1920’s-1960’s will be displayed on land and in the water.
Annual Lions Chicken BBQ & Lioness Pie Fundraiser, serving from 10am until sold out. Meal includes a half grilled secret-recipe chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, roll and beverage.
Evening Lions annual fundraiser for community projects and Lion support.
Join us at to enjoy the beauty of the Gardens in a family-friendly environment. Admission is free and attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs, picnics and beverages. Enjoy magicians, musicians and much more.
Enjoy the good old home grown fruits and vegetables and homemade baked goods.
Smooth gated Hunter horses and stately Jumper horses compete in outdoor-decorated rings.
The Outdoor Art Market is held on the lawns of the Museum and the adjacent Mason City Public Library, 2017 Art Market Artists Charles & Ruth Anholt • Cedar Rapids, Iowa Art Ciccotti • Ames, Iowa David & Rebecca Counts • Forest City, Iowa Kristine Dornbusch • Mason City, Iowa Steve Gibson • Westminster, Colo.
Mowgli, the man-cub, abandoned as a baby and raised by wolves, with Baloo, the bear, and Bagheera, the panther as mentors. Growing up he must avoid all the temptations as well as Shere Khan, the tiger.
Mowgli, the man-cub, abandoned as a baby and raised by wolves, with Baloo, the bear, and Bagheera, the panther as mentors. Growing up he must avoid all the temptations as well as Shere Khan, the tiger
The Mason City Kennel Club annual AKC dog show will be held from 8:30am-5:00pm both days.
Author Anna M. Lewis will share stories of female architects, engineers, and landscape designers from the 1800s to today—ending with comments about STEM programs in our schools and how we can encourage the young builders of the future. There will also be books for sale and signing after the presentation.
Show hosted by Day Day with opener David Stephenson & KZ also featuring Dillion Meek. Early birds get the best seats.
Fun for the whole family! $6.00 per person entry includes: Family scavenger hunt (register at 11:30am/hunt starts at 12pm), Inflatables, carnival games, kids crafts, adult beanbag tournament & music.
The “Fly Away” July Kids’ Club will be at the North Iowa Fair! Please call and register ahead of time to make sure we have enough supplies for everyone! Call the Museum at 641-421-3666 to register. Kids’ Club is a free class designed for kids ages 5-12, and offers exciting opportunities for children to discover,
Enjoy live indie Folk-Rock music featuring You Knew Me When.
John Waters is a registered architect based in Chicago. He is the Preservation Programs Manager at the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy and co-director of the Victorian Society in America’s Chicago Summer School. His independent projects have included writing the National Register of Historic Places nominations for the Griffins’ Rock Crest/Rock Glen development in Mason
Join us for historical home tours including the Melson House, Tom MacNider House, Blythe House, and more. The $25 ticket includes tours of all the featured homes. Purchase tickets at the MacNider Art Museum in Mason City.
Ever wanted to hang out at the MCPL after it closes? Well, here’s your chance! Join Calista and Kellie for a fun night at the library after dark.
Meet Kevin Horner and his hilarious crew of puppets! Kevin has 20 years experience and is a three-time People’s Choice Award winner for the art of Ventriloquism! This show will be held in the Mason City Room and space will be limited on a first come, first served basis.
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to a special bedtime storytime! We will share stories, songs, a snack, and a craft with our stuffed animal friends. When it’s time to go home, you will leave your stuffed animal at the MCPL for our first-ever Stuffed Animal Sleepover! We will chronicle stuffed animals’
Join Amy Bell of Live Love Yoga for a fun and mindful Yoga Class. This event is appropriate for ages 7-18 years old. Please bring a yoga mat or a towel with you. This event will be held in the Mason City Room and space will be limited on a first come, first serve basis.
Do you love pets? So do we! Join us for stories, songs, a snack, and a craft – and maybe even come home with a new pet! All ages welcome with a responsible adult.
Join musician Duke Otherwise or a rollicking good time! Duke is a playful wordsmith, a spirited performer, a skilled guitarist and captivating tap-dancer. Using his distinct baritone, he sings his hilarious and imaginative songs that all ages will delight in together. This performance will be held in the Mason City Room and space will be
Drop in to the MCPL Youth Services Department anytime between 10:00am and 6:00pm for a fun Scavenger Hunt! Everyone that completes the hunt will receive a prize! All ages welcome with a responsible adult.
Join us for our 7th Annual Runnin’ With The Law Triathlon. For those who don’t bike or swim we have added a 5K to the event this year. Triathlon and 5K begins at 7:30am and will go to approximately 12pm.