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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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May
21
Tue
Exhibit: 39th Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

All residents of Cerro Gordo County, high school age and over, and any student registered at NIACC (North Iowa Area Community College) for the spring or summer semesters of 2019, are invited to submit photographs for consideration for the 39th Annual Cerro Gordo Photography Competition. For photo show rules and entry form please visit > https://macniderart.org/

Works of art will be on display until June 29. Exhibit will be open during normal operation hours of the museum.

Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
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North Iowa Farmers Market @ Located at the corner of 1st NE and S. Delaware Ave
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Offering the very best of local produce, baked goods, meats, artisan products, gluten-free, goods, flowers, honey and much more. The market  runs Tuesdays and Fridays, spring thru fall.

Roller Skating @ Roller City
May 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tuesday night roller skating at Roller City!

Alcohol Ink Painting Class @ Clear Lake Art Center
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Science meets art at the Clear Lake Art Center with artist and instructor, Gloria Beeman. Alcohol ink painting is amazing to watch and fabulously fun to create. Each student will receive their own 3-color alcohol ink set to paint on specially-adapted paper. Learn the basics in class and take your new skills and paint kit home to continue your painting adventure.

May
22
Wed
Exhibit: 39th Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

All residents of Cerro Gordo County, high school age and over, and any student registered at NIACC (North Iowa Area Community College) for the spring or summer semesters of 2019, are invited to submit photographs for consideration for the 39th Annual Cerro Gordo Photography Competition. For photo show rules and entry form please visit > https://macniderart.org/

Works of art will be on display until June 29. Exhibit will be open during normal operation hours of the museum.

Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
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May
23
Thu
Tree Town Music Festival @ Forest City, Iowa
May 23 all-day

Tree Town has become the premier country music festival in the Midwest held during Memorial Day weekend. With over 15,000 fans in attendance, Tree Town has made a name for itself and became known as one of the top ten best country music festivals in the United States. The four-day festival will take place on the Winnebago Rally Campgrounds and Heritage Park. Don’t miss the biggest party in the Midwest featuring Dierks Bentley, Jake Owen, Toby Keith, Trace Adkins, Lauren Aliana & MORE!

Exhibit: 39th Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

All residents of Cerro Gordo County, high school age and over, and any student registered at NIACC (North Iowa Area Community College) for the spring or summer semesters of 2019, are invited to submit photographs for consideration for the 39th Annual Cerro Gordo Photography Competition. For photo show rules and entry form please visit > https://macniderart.org/

Works of art will be on display until June 29. Exhibit will be open during normal operation hours of the museum.

Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
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The “Trouble” Tournament: 2019 River City Pool Championships @ North Iowa Events Center
May 23 @ 12:00 pm

Three open pool tournaments. Singles 8-ball, Doubles 8-ball, 3-person team 8 ball. All abilities can compete, no sanctioning required.

The 81st North Iowa Band Festival @ Downtown, Mason City
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Annual music festival featuring free music, entertainment and various types of events for young and the young at heart. Event includes carnival, marketplace, car show and plenty of food for the whole family!

Schedule:

6:00pm – Mason City Middle School Band

6:00pm – 8:00pm – carnival open

6:15pm- Mason City Municipal Band

Mason City Municipal Band @ North Plaza (outside of Southbridge Mall)
May 23 @ 6:30 pm

The Mason City Municipal Band directed by Russ Kramer and announced by Bob Fisher will  perform at 6:30pm.