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Events
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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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Sep
20
Sun
Downtown Mason City StoryWalk @ Various Locations
Sep 20 all-day

The Mason City Public Library is pleased to announce their Downtown Mason City StoryWalk. Families will enjoy reading the book Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox as they walk through beautiful downtown Mason City. Pages from the book are on display in the windows of downtown businesses and organizations. The first pages can be found at CENT Credit Union’s north entrance (25 West State Street). Directions to the next pages are on each sign. Participating businesses and organizations are:

  • CENT Credit Union
  • Historic Park Inn
  • Moorman Clothiers
  • City Center Apartments
  • Stifel Investments
  • Mason City Chamber of Commerce
  • Schupick and Associates
  • Brick Furniture
  • Bare Sugar Spa
  • Oak Leaf Comics
  • North Iowa Therapy Associates
  • Active Family Chiropractic
  • City Hall

The MCPL StoryWalk will be displayed until October 30th. Please contact the Mason City Public Library Youth Services Department at 641.421.3671 for more information.

Mason City Motor Speedway Iron Man Stock Cars @ North Iowa Events Center
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm

The Mason City Motor Speedway is a 1/3 mile clay, oval track, racing USRA Modifieds, USRA Stock Cars, USRA B-Mods, USRA Hobby Stocks.  Times:  Pit Gates Open 3:00 p.m.; Grandstand Gates Open 4:00 p.m.; Drivers Meeting 5:00 p.m.; Hot Laps 5:30 p.m.; Racing 6:00 p.m.  Tickets:  Adults $12; Seniors (62+) $10; Juniors (12-16) $5;  Kids (11 & under) FREE; Pit Pass $30; Youth (6-10) $20; Kids (5 & under) FREE.  http://masoncitymotorspeedway.com/schedule/

Sep
21
Mon
Downtown Mason City StoryWalk @ Various Locations
Sep 21 all-day

The Mason City Public Library is pleased to announce their Downtown Mason City StoryWalk. Families will enjoy reading the book Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox as they walk through beautiful downtown Mason City. Pages from the book are on display in the windows of downtown businesses and organizations. The first pages can be found at CENT Credit Union’s north entrance (25 West State Street). Directions to the next pages are on each sign. Participating businesses and organizations are:

  • CENT Credit Union
  • Historic Park Inn
  • Moorman Clothiers
  • City Center Apartments
  • Stifel Investments
  • Mason City Chamber of Commerce
  • Schupick and Associates
  • Brick Furniture
  • Bare Sugar Spa
  • Oak Leaf Comics
  • North Iowa Therapy Associates
  • Active Family Chiropractic
  • City Hall

The MCPL StoryWalk will be displayed until October 30th. Please contact the Mason City Public Library Youth Services Department at 641.421.3671 for more information.

Lime Creek Littles – A Tree is Nice! @ Lime Creek Nature Center
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm

Children ages 3-5 will learn all about trees at this fun program that begins at 4pm. We’ll learn the different parts of a tree, make leaf rubbings, and take a “Storywalk” hike to read the book “A Tree is Nice.” Social distancing will be observed – family groups will be stationed at their own picnic tables. Registration required – call 641-423-5309.  CLICK HERE

Sep
22
Tue
Downtown Mason City StoryWalk @ Various Locations
Sep 22 all-day

The Mason City Public Library is pleased to announce their Downtown Mason City StoryWalk. Families will enjoy reading the book Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox as they walk through beautiful downtown Mason City. Pages from the book are on display in the windows of downtown businesses and organizations. The first pages can be found at CENT Credit Union’s north entrance (25 West State Street). Directions to the next pages are on each sign. Participating businesses and organizations are:

  • CENT Credit Union
  • Historic Park Inn
  • Moorman Clothiers
  • City Center Apartments
  • Stifel Investments
  • Mason City Chamber of Commerce
  • Schupick and Associates
  • Brick Furniture
  • Bare Sugar Spa
  • Oak Leaf Comics
  • North Iowa Therapy Associates
  • Active Family Chiropractic
  • City Hall

The MCPL StoryWalk will be displayed until October 30th. Please contact the Mason City Public Library Youth Services Department at 641.421.3671 for more information.

Exhibit: 40th Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am

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 2020, were invited to submit photographs for consideration for the 40th Annual Cerro Gordo Photography Competition. The selected Works of art will be on display until November 14th. Exhibit will be open during normal operation hours of the museum.  Admission is free.  To register for a museum visit, please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macnider-museum-visit-registration-108489354580

North Iowa Farmers Market @ corner of 1st NE and N. Delaware
Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm

Located at the corner of 1st NE and N. Delaware Ave., just south of the First Congregational Church. The market will run Tuesdays and Fridays from 4:00pm-6:00pm, May 19th thru October 20th. Offering the very best of local produce, baked goods, meats, gluten-free products, flowers, honey, and other food and farm products that can all be sold onsite at market. A new option for customers will be ordering online at Curbside Market. For more details and information check out our webpage, www.northiowafarmersmarket.com, as well as our social media pages on Facebook and Instagram

Sep
23
Wed
Downtown Mason City StoryWalk @ Various Locations
Sep 23 all-day

The Mason City Public Library is pleased to announce their Downtown Mason City StoryWalk. Families will enjoy reading the book Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox as they walk through beautiful downtown Mason City. Pages from the book are on display in the windows of downtown businesses and organizations. The first pages can be found at CENT Credit Union’s north entrance (25 West State Street). Directions to the next pages are on each sign. Participating businesses and organizations are:

  • CENT Credit Union
  • Historic Park Inn
  • Moorman Clothiers
  • City Center Apartments
  • Stifel Investments
  • Mason City Chamber of Commerce
  • Schupick and Associates
  • Brick Furniture
  • Bare Sugar Spa
  • Oak Leaf Comics
  • North Iowa Therapy Associates
  • Active Family Chiropractic
  • City Hall

The MCPL StoryWalk will be displayed until October 30th. Please contact the Mason City Public Library Youth Services Department at 641.421.3671 for more information.

Exhibit: 40th Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am

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 2020, were invited to submit photographs for consideration for the 40th Annual Cerro Gordo Photography Competition. The selected Works of art will be on display until November 14th. Exhibit will be open during normal operation hours of the museum.  Admission is free.  To register for a museum visit, please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macnider-museum-visit-registration-108489354580

Junque in the Trunk @ Willowbrook Mall
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm

In the southwest corner of Willowbrook Mall‘s parking lot will be a ‘Junque in the Trunk’ sale. Pack up your car with things you want to sell.  Fee is $10 per spot. Event time: 5:00pm-8:00pm; weather permitting. Contact Glenys for more information at 641-530-0837. http://www.thewillowbrookmall.com/