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Local happenings all across Iowa

Local or visitor? Check out just a few of the popular events going on for the next few months in Iowa. Find Best Western hotels convenient to most events.

Eastern Iowa Events

October 2015

October 30 - February 28, 2015
2015 Cedar Rapids Rampage

The Cedar Rapids Rampage of the Major League Soccer League will play 11 home games this winter at the Celluar Centre in Cedar Rapids. Come kick it with the Rampage this season –  home games generally kickoff at 7:00 p.m.

February 2016

February 20, 2016
2016 Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

A unique annual food-themed festival held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. More details are TBA.

February 19-20, 2016
2016 Tallcorn Jazz Festival

Head over to the Bengtson Auditorium and Russell Hall on the Minnesota State UNI campus in Cedar Falls for two days of excellent jazz performances. Check the schedule for start times.

March 2016

March 19, 2016
2016 Maple Syrup Festival

Learn all about how maple syrup is made and where it comes from at the Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids this season. Enjoy a pancake breakfast and live music. The fun begins at 8:30 a.m.

March 4-6, 2016
2016 Iowa Deer Classic

Hunters and outdoors people won't want to miss this annual get together, set to feature everything from hunting gear expos to archery tournaments to a big buck contest. The event is held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

Central & Western Iowa Events

February 2016

February 20, 2016
2016 Color the Wind Kite Festival

Known as the largest winter kite festival in the midwest, Color the Wind featured plenty of thrilling entertainment and kite stunt performances. There will be food and kites available for purchase as well. The festival is at Downtown Seawall in Clear Lake.

March 2016

March 17 & 19, 2016
2016 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball

The first and second rounds of this season's March Madness basketball tournament will be played at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. Basketball fans – check the schedule and don't miss the madness this spring.

April 2016

April 21-24, 2016
50th Annual Midwest 8-Ball Championship

Some of the country's best 8-ball billiards players will compete at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs. Spectators are certainly welcome.

April 23, 2016
2016 Urban Trout Stocking & Family Fishing

Sand Lake in Marshalltown hosts a day of family-friendly trout fishing in an effort to inspire safe, urban fishing efforts across the Midwest. Bring the family and enjoy a calming day of trout fishing starting at 11 a.m.

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  • Iowa's RAGBRAI Race

    Iowa's RAGBRAI Race

    Check out the history of RAGBRAI, the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. Celebrating over 40 Years of Iowa.

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