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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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Aug
19
Sun
Marv Kraus Gun Show @ North Iowa Event Center (All Seasons Building)
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Guns and gun related items are exhibited, sold and traded.

Garden Fiesta @ Central Gardens
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A fiesta for all, celebrating the Latino culture in the beauty of the garden! The latin ensemble, Tropicante, will perform from 5-6pm! Kids crafts and activities, face painting, pinata for the little ones (six and younger), salsa tasting, agua fresca, flowers styled in your hair and a dance performance by Grupo Folclorico de Hampton(4:30pm)! Bring your own picnic or buy food from Mr. Taco Taco Truck!

Picnics and Performances @ Central Gardens of North Iowa
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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.

Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series @ Mason City Motor Speedway
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm

Featuring USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods, USRA Hobby Stocks, and Rookies Rockin’ USRA Tuners plus USRA Alternative Rules A-Mods.

Times: Pit gate 4:00pm, Spectator gates 5:00pm, Hot Laps 6:00pm, Racing to follow.

 

Aug
21
Tue
Exhibit: Iowa Crafts Hank Hall @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery)
Aug 21 @ 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

 

Exhibit: Kim Bromley – Moby Dick: In the Heart of the Sea @ - Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery)
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Kim Bromley – Moby Dick: In the Heart of the Sea features twenty-five oil paintings inspired by the books Moby Dick and In the Heart of the Sea.  The smaller In the Heart of the Sea artworks merge seamlessly with the larger, more colorful, Moby Dick paintings to create a wonderfully complete show.  Viewers do not need to have read either of the books to feel the impact of the exhibition. Exhibit will be on display until October 10, 2018. Exhibit open during normal Museum hours.
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Lunch & Learn: featuring Andy O’Brien Action Coach @ North Iowa Regional Commerce Center
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The 2018 Lunch & Learn Management Series has a goal of providing targeted educational opportunities to our busy Chamber members. Light lunch included. Reserve your spot today by calling 641-423-5724.

North Iowa Farmers Market @ City Parking Lot - South of First Congregational Church
Aug 21 @ 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.

Art Bugs (ages 2-4 with adult caregiver) @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

An art class for the smallest of artist – explore a variety of mediums in these classes. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Aug
22
Wed
Exhibit: Iowa Crafts Hank Hall @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery)
Aug 22 @ 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