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Event Calendar

Friday May, 1st 2015 – Monday August, 10th 2015

  • Steve McCoy - Oil Painting Artist

  • Pella
  • Joan Kuyper Farver Art Gallery
  • 712 Union Street
  • 641.628.4571
  • Gallery hours:  Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

    Steve is a native of Indianola, Iowa and did his first oil painting at nine years of age.  He helped found the Creative Center in Omaha, Nebraska and has served as President of the Graphic Arts Guild in Omaha.  As a student in art school Steve was requested by President Johnson to paint his portrait for a poster to support U.S. savings bonds.  After having a career as an illustrator/designer, Steve has returned to oil painting.  

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  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday May, 30th 2015

  • KCCS #7 plus 305's & National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Induction Banquet

  • Knoxville
  • Knoxville Raceway
  • 1000 North Lincoln Street
  • 641.842.5431
  • info@knoxvilleraceway.com
  • Website
  • Hot Laps 6:45 p.m.  Time Trials 7:15 p.m.   FREE Kid's Night - all kids and teens 19 and under attend for free!

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Saturday May, 30th 2015

  • Red Wine Lovers’ Tasting and Wine Dinner

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 6:00 p.m. Wine Tasting in the Cellar; 6:30 p.m. Dinner Seating

    Join us for a very special dinner evening beginning with a visit to the Tassel Ridge Winery cellar. Sample three wines and select your choice to pair later with your entrée.  Dinner includes Mixed Green Salad, Roasted Petite Shoulder Tender, Grilled Asparagus and Roasted Potatoes. For dessert, Almond Crème Caramel with Fresh Berries.

    Advance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by Thursday, May 28.

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Thursday June, 4th 2015

  • Slideways Karting Center League Night Racing

  • Knoxville
  • Slideways Karting Center
  • 1230 Highway 14 North
  • 641.828.6337
  • slideways.karting@gmail.com
  • Website
  • 7 p.m. - Driver's meeting.  All Karts and equipment provided.  Everyone welcome!

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  • Category: Racing

Thursday June, 4th 2015

  • Thursdays in Pella

  • Pella
  • Downtown
  • Website
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  Head downtown for Thursdays in Pella! Every Thursday evening in June and July you are sure to have a blast enjoying live entertainment, activities for kids, food vendors, displays, and more. Each Thursday will begin activities at 6 pm and will conclude with a city band performance at 8 pm. Activities are free or have very minimal cost.

    This Thursday will be "We are Family" with a bicycle rodeo, music from the Children's Choir, a magician, train rides, games, crafts and much more!

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Friday June, 5th 2015

  • Knoxville Bike Nite

  • Knoxville
  • Downtown Knoxville Square
  • 641.891.9461
  • info@knoxvillebikenite
  • Website
  • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   Tonight's band is Phoenix!

     

     

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Friday June, 5th 2015

  • Peace Tree Live Music with Dustin Busch

  • Knoxville
  • Peace Tree Brewing Company
  • 107 West Main Street
  • 641.842.BREW (2739)
  • beer@peacetreebrewing.com
  • Website
  • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Live music by talented Iowa City blues/roots guitarist, Dustin Busch.  $5 cover. Tree House members pay no cover.

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Friday June, 5th 2015

  • Pleasantville's Movie in the Park

  • Pleasantville
  • Little League Park
  • Website
  • This month’s movie will be “Field of Dreams”.  Movies are free and will be held at the Little League Park the first Friday of every month through September.  Concessions and restrooms will be available and movies begin at dusk. Patrons are asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy a movie under the stars.

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Friday June, 5th 2015

  • Wine & Pasta al Forno

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 6:00 p.m. Wine Tasting;  6:30 p.m. Dinner Seating  Tonight it’s Pasta al Forno from our Wood Fired Oven.  Advance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 4.  

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Friday June, 5th 2015 – Saturday June, 6th 2015

  • 5th Annual Pleasantville Pig Out

  • Pleasantville
  • Little League Ball Fields - Friday
  • Downtown - Saturday
  • Website
  • Friday - Free Meal 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., or until it's gone! Activities include beer garden, music, greased pig contest and inflatables.

    Saturday - Car show, BBQ contest, baking contest, kids activities (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.). Gates open at 10:00 a.m. Sampling starts at Noon.  

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Saturday June, 6th 2015

  • KCCS #8 plus 305's

  • Knoxville
  • Knoxville Raceway
  • 1000 North Lincoln Street
  • 641.842.5431
  • info@knoxvilleraceway.com
  • Website
  • Hot Laps 6:45 p.m.  Time Trials 7:15 p.m.

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Saturday June, 6th 2015

  • Wine & Wood Fired Pizza Night

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • www.info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 6:00–8:00 p.m.—Pizza served until 7:30 p.m.  Begin with a Caesar Salad, then, Chef Frank and his team will prepare an 11-inch individual pizza just for you. Choose a Margherita Pizza made with Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, and Fresh Basil; a Pepperoni, Black Olive, and Shredded Mozzarella Pizza; a Chicken, Spinach, Artichoke, and Black Olive Pizza; or an Arugula, Prosciutto, Pear, and Shaved Parmesan Pizza and pair it with a glass of your favorite Tassel Ridge wine. End your meal on a sweet note with a Wood Fired Oven Almond Pinwheel!

    Advance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5. Price: $25 per person, plus tax—Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest Price: $20 per person, plus tax (includes salad, 11-inch pizza, 1 glass of wine, dessert, and gratuity).

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Wednesday June, 10th 2015

  • Kid's Craft Day

  • Lake Red Rock
  • Red Rock Visitor Center
  • 1105 N Highway T-15, Knoxville
  • 641.828.7522 or 641.628.8690
  • lakeredrock@usace.army.mil
  • Website
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Got creative kids? Bring your young artists to enjoy make-and take nature craft activities!

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  • Category: Nature & Recreation

Thursday June, 11th 2015

  • Chef Frank’s Ideas for Father’s Day!

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 6:30–8:30 p.m.  Chef Frank shows you how to make Garlic Rosemary Chicken Skewers, St. Croix Barbecue Ribs, and Tassel Ridge Mudslides that are perfect for Father’s Day festivities.  Enjoy samples and take home recipe cards.

    Advance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10. Price: $10 per person, plus tax—Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest Price: $5 per person, plus tax.

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Thursday June, 11th 2015

  • Slideways Karting Center League Night Racing

  • Knoxville
  • Slideways Karting Center
  • 1230 Highway 14 North
  • 641.828.6337
  • slideways.karting@gmail.com
  • Website
  • 7 p.m. - Driver's meeting.  All Karts and equipment provided.  Everyone welcome!

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Friday June, 12th 2015

  • Wine & Burger Night

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 5:30–7:30 p.m.  Burgers served until 7:00 p.m.  Tonight’s burger is an Iowa St. Croix Barbecue Burger. A slice of Rockets Glare Rosé® Cake ends the evening on a sweet note.

    Advance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 11.  Price: $20 per person, plus tax—Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest Price: $15 per person, plus tax (includes dinner, 1 glass of wine, recipe card, and gratuity).

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Saturday June, 13th 2015

  • Wine & Wood Fired Oven Barbeque

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 6:00 p.m. Wine Tasting; 6:30 p.m. Dinner Seating  Chef Frank is cooking Barbecue in the Tassel Ridge Wood Fired Oven!   Dinner starts with a Spinach Salad, followed by your choice of Oven Roasted Chicken Breast or Beef Brisket, Oven Baked Beans, Three-Bean Salad, and Cornbread with Honey-Butter. The evening ends on a sweet note with a slice of Star Spangled White® Cake. Advance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by 3 pm  on Thursday, June 11.  Price: $40 per person, plus tax—Harvest Club Member & 1 Guest Price: $35 per person, plus tax (includes dinner, wine as listed in menu, and gratuity

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Saturday June, 13th 2015

  • World of Outlaws Shootout plus 360's - Knoxville Championship Cup Series #9

  • Knoxville
  • Knoxville Raceway
  • 1000 North Lincoln Street
  • 641.842.5431
  • Website
  • Weekly Races Start:  Hot Laps 6:45 PM -Time Trials 7:15 PM

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Sunday June, 14th 2015

  • Grape Escape Winery presents 'Hot Tamale and the Red Hots'

  • Pleasantville
  • Grape Escape Winery
  • 1185 40th Place
  • 515.848.3094
  • grapeescape@iowatelecom.net
  • Website
  • 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.  Hot Tamale and the Red Hots will be rocking the hill at Grape Escape Winery.  Mac Daddys Tenderloin King will be here for your dinner plans. Cover charge $3.00 per person or $10.00 per car load. Come on out and share a great Sunday afternoon. We serve wine and beer,water and soda too.

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  • Category: Culture & History

Thursday June, 18th 2015

  • Slideways Karting Center League Night Racing

  • Knoxville
  • Slideways Karting Center
  • 1230 Highway 14 North
  • 641.828.6337
  • slideways.karting@gmail.com
  • Website
  • 7 p.m. - Driver's meeting.  All Karts and equipment provided.  Everyone welcome!

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Racing

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