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Events

EVENTS & DON’T-MISS EXPERIENCES

Year-round fun, arts and culture, fresh air, unique festivals, exhibits, theatre, concerts and more await in Mason City, Iowa!
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Jack Helgren Memorial Race @ Clear Lake State Park
Jan 20 all-day

The weekend is filled with family friendly snowmobiling fun!

Friday evening: ‘Welcome to THE JACK’ reception and snowmobile ride around the lake; bonfire at the race site.  Saturday: Lemans style racing and radar runs, vintage show, Kitty Kat and 120 races. Saturday night awards banquet & live band (awards for Lemans races, radar runs & vintage show).  The event is a memorial to Jack Helgren, an area businessman, avid snowmobiler, former dealer/racer and promoter of the sport in the area. Visit www.thejackrace.com to get all the latest info, details, and pre-registration forms. Bring the family and enjoy the best of winter in Iowa!

Robotics Tournament @ Lincoln Intermediate School
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lincoln Intermediate School will host its fourth annual VEX Robotic Regional Competition. Competition beings at 8:00am in the gym and will include participants from grades 5-12 with 23 teams from Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Exhibit: Susanne Crane: Selected Works @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Center Space Gallery)
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This exhibition features the paintings of Albert Lea, MN artist Susanne Crane.  The artworks highlight the natural landscape and, perhaps, give the viewer a glimpse into the symbolic world. Open during all normal operation hours of the Museum.

Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Art Bugs (ages 2-4) @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Art Bugs ages 2-4 is an art class for the smallest of artists. Explore a variety of mediums in these classes. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. January theme: Melting Fun.

Morning Roller Skating @ Roller City
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A slower pace geared towards younger families.

Mason City High School Instrumental Music Dept. @ Mason City High School
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Music Department will host their 9th annual showcase concert as a fundraiser for Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank. Groups that are participating will be the String Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Concert Bank, Jazz Band, and the Mohawk Power Pep Band. Godfather’s Pizza and other lunch items will be available for purchase during the performance.

The performance is free to the public, free-will donations of non-perishable food items or money will be accepted.

Afternoon Roller Skating @ Roller City
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The most popular session for parties and larger groups.

NIACC Trojan Basketball @ NIACC Gym
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm

Women play Iowa Central Community College at 1:00pm; men play at 3:00pm.

Night Roller Skating @ Roller City
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Most popular skating session with Jackpot Dice Game and much more!

North Iowa Bulls Hockey vs. Wausau Riverwolves @ North Iowa Ice Arena (North Iowa Events Center)
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm

Exciting hockey action at the North Iowa Ice Arena – GO BULLS!