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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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Mar
22
Fri
Exhibit: “Classy Creations” @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Center Space Gallery)
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Every year the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum celebrates Youth Art Month (March) with an exhibition honoring students and their teachers.  The 2019 School Art Exhibition will feature the innovative artwork of high school students from public, private and home schools served by Area Education Agency 267. Exhibit will be on display until April 6, 2019.

Museum Hours:
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Roller Skating @ Roller City
Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday night roller skating at Roller City!

Cistaki Comedy Show @ The Main Event
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm

Costaki is a regular guest on the ‘Bob & Tom Show’ and has been billed as “the biggest name in comedy”. Doors open at 6:30 , with the show starting at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the Furniture Mattress Outlet or by contacting Tim at 641-425-0363 or Kris 641-425-6781.

Live Music: Dave Tamkin @ Mason City Brewing
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm

Singer/Songwriter, Dave Tamkin, currently resides in Boulder, CO. He has created his own unique style of rhythmic-acoustic sounds that’s based around a fresh musical vision. His shows vary from intimate solo acoustic performances to a full band experience (dBsound.Co) encapsulating a mixture of personal lyrics and skilled songwriting set against a high-energy percussive backbone. He’s shared the stage with Guster, The Samples, Brendan James, Rusted Root, Donavon Frankenreiter, Butch Walker, Freddy Jones Band, Eric Hutchinson, Willy Porter, The Violent Femmes, Daphne Willis, and Peter Mulvey to name a few. Tamkin has a style that’s hard to resist. His lyrics are unabashedly honest and his passion for playing is undying. Free & open to the public; must be 21+.

Mar
23
Sat
Exhibit: “Classy Creations” @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Center Space Gallery)
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Every year the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum celebrates Youth Art Month (March) with an exhibition honoring students and their teachers.  The 2019 School Art Exhibition will feature the innovative artwork of high school students from public, private and home schools served by Area Education Agency 267. Exhibit will be on display until April 6, 2019.

Museum Hours:
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Rex Taylor Auction @ North Iowa Events Center - Kinney Building
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Rex Taylor consignment and household auction.

Morning Roller Skating @ Roller City
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A slower pace geared towards younger families.

Afternoon Roller Skating @ Roller City
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The most popular session for parties and larger groups.

Author: Jason Gangwish @ Mason City Public Library (Mason City Room)
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm

Jason Gangwish, children’s book author, will be sharing his new book, ‘Ivan the ½ Inch Worm’, at 1pm. This event is free and open to all ages. For additional information please call the Mason City Library.

Live Music: Birdchild @ Fat Hill Brewing
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Drew Birdsall and Justin Goodchild, aka Birdchild, are bringing their acoustic pop back to north Iowa on March 23 after recently opening for the Pork Tornados at the Surf earlier this winter! Birdchild celebrates familiar favorites and dusty gems from today all the way back to the 1950s, all played with their unique vocal style. The guys list their influences as Maroon 5, John Mayer, Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, so there’s sure to be a little something for everyone at this cozy afternoon show. No charge for admission, must be 21+.