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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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Jun
25
Mon
Downtown Mason City Storywalk @ Various locations Downtown
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Families will enjoy reading the book ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ by Giles Andreae as they walk through beautiful downtown Mason City. Pages from the book will be displayed in the windown of downtown businesses and organizations. The first pages can be found at CENT Credit Union and directions to the next pages are on each sign. Particpating business are: CENT Credit Union, Historic Park Inn, Rieman Music, Lucy & Olive, Opies Skate Shop, Moorman Clothiers, City Center Apartments, North Iowa Regional Commerce Center, Shupick and Associates, Central Park Dentistry, Brick Furniture, North Iowa Therapy Associates, Active Family Chiropractic, and City Hall. The MCPL StoryWalk will be displayed until July 31st.

Summer Art Camp 1: Blast Off (ages 6-12) @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Blast off with this outer space extravaganza! Enjoy a week of imaginative and creative fun that’s out of this world!

Day Camp – Those Amazing Animals! @ Lime Creek Nature Center
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:15 am

Each day will focus on a different animal group.  Children entering the third and fourth grades will enjoy a variety of educational outdoor activities, and will be provided with a snack each day. Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, June 20.

Jun
26
Tue
Downtown Mason City Storywalk @ Various locations Downtown
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Families will enjoy reading the book ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ by Giles Andreae as they walk through beautiful downtown Mason City. Pages from the book will be displayed in the windown of downtown businesses and organizations. The first pages can be found at CENT Credit Union and directions to the next pages are on each sign. Particpating business are: CENT Credit Union, Historic Park Inn, Rieman Music, Lucy & Olive, Opies Skate Shop, Moorman Clothiers, City Center Apartments, North Iowa Regional Commerce Center, Shupick and Associates, Central Park Dentistry, Brick Furniture, North Iowa Therapy Associates, Active Family Chiropractic, and City Hall. The MCPL StoryWalk will be displayed until July 31st.

Exhibit: Iowa Crafts Hank Hall @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery)
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Hank Hall won Best in Show during the Iowa Crafts: 42 exhibitions in 2016.  The exhibit will feature his clay and mixed media sculptures in a 2018 exhibition.

Open during all normal operating hours:

Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed

 

Summer Art Camp 1: Blast Off (ages 6-12) @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Blast off with this outer space extravaganza! Enjoy a week of imaginative and creative fun that’s out of this world!

Day Camp – Those Amazing Animals! @ Lime Creek Nature Center
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:15 am

Each day will focus on a different animal group.  Children entering the third and fourth grades will enjoy a variety of educational outdoor activities, and will be provided with a snack each day. Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, June 20.

Lunch ‘n’ Learn @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Bring a sack lunch and learn over the lunch hour.

North Iowa Farmers Market @ City Parking Lot - South of First Congregational Church
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The market offers the very best of local produce, baked goods, meats, artisan products, gluten-free, goods, flowers, honey and much more.

Jun
27
Wed
Downtown Mason City Storywalk @ Various locations Downtown
Jun 27 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Families will enjoy reading the book ‘Giraffes Can’t Dance’ by Giles Andreae as they walk through beautiful downtown Mason City. Pages from the book will be displayed in the windown of downtown businesses and organizations. The first pages can be found at CENT Credit Union and directions to the next pages are on each sign. Particpating business are: CENT Credit Union, Historic Park Inn, Rieman Music, Lucy & Olive, Opies Skate Shop, Moorman Clothiers, City Center Apartments, North Iowa Regional Commerce Center, Shupick and Associates, Central Park Dentistry, Brick Furniture, North Iowa Therapy Associates, Active Family Chiropractic, and City Hall. The MCPL StoryWalk will be displayed until July 31st.