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Event Calendar

Sunday August, 30th 2015

  • Knoxville Enduro

  • Knoxville
  • Knoxville Raceway
  • 1000 North Lincoln Street
  • 641.842.5431
  • Website

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  • Category: Racing

Thursday September, 3rd 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.  Karts and all equipment provided.  Everyone welcome!

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  • Category: Racing

Friday September, 4th 2015

  • Creatures of the Night Hike

  • Lake Red Rock
  • Whitebreast Campground
  • 971 Highway S-71, Knoxville
  • 641.828.7522 or 641.628.8690
  • lakeredrock@usace.army.mil
  • Website
  • 8:30 p.m. Hike along a woodland trail in search of the night shift.  Follow the tracks left behind by the critters of the night and listen for owl calls and other lurking creatures!

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Nature & Recreation

Friday September, 4th 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 'More Than This'! 

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Culture & History

Friday September, 4th 2015

  • Pleasantville's Movie in the Park

  • Pleasantville
  • Pleasantville Sports Complex - South Field
  • director@pleasantvillechamber.org
  • Website
  • September's movie is "Remember the Titans". What could be better than spending a September evening watching a movie under the stars on the South Field of the Little League Ball Fields in Pleasantville? Be sure to bring a chair or blanket. Concessions and restrooms will be available. The movie will begin at dusk!

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 5th 2015

  • Let's Go Paddling!

  • Lake Red Rock
  • Roberts Creek East Boat Ramp
  • 1617 Fillmore Drive, Otley
  • 641.828.7522 or 641.628.8690
  • lakeredrock@usace.army.mil
  • Website
  • 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. Enjoy the chance to experience both canoeing and kayaking in the same day! Give one or both types of watercraft a try and see how much fun paddling can be! (You must be at least 10 years
    old to use kayaks. Life jackets will be provided. Programs may be cancelled if inclement weather/wind conditions.)

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Nature & Recreation

Saturday September, 5th 2015

  • Monarch Watch: Butterfly Tagging

  • Lake Red Rock
  • South Tailwater Recreation Area
  • 1104 Highway T-15, Knoxville
  • 641.828.7522 or 641.628.8690
  • lakeredrock@usace.army.mil
  • Website
  • 10 a.m.  Join the Monarch Watch volunteer effort! We’ll attempt to tag some of these unique butterflies as they pass through the Red Rock area during their fall migration.  Data from tagged butterflies may be used to help searchers track the monarchs’ journey to Mexico

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Nature & Recreation

Saturday September, 5th 2015 – Monday September, 7th 2015

  • Bobber/Water Safety Dog Cartoons

  • Lake Red Rock
  • Red Rock Visitor Center
  • 1105 North Highway T-15, Knoxville
  • 641.828.7522 or 641.628.8690
  • lakeredrock@usace.army.mil
  • Website
  • 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Nature & Recreation

Monday September, 7th 2015

  • Pond Exploration

  • Lake Red Rock
  • South Tailwater
  • 1104 Highway T-15, Knoxville
  • 641.828.7522 or 641.628.8690
  • lakeredrock@usace.army.mil
  • Website
  • 10:00 a.m.  Go “mucking” at one of the lake area’s wetlands!  Dip nets and tubs will be available for you to try and catch some of the critters swimming and crawling in and around the area! Mucking can be
    messy, so please wear old shoes and clothes.

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Nature & Recreation

Thursday September, 10th 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.  Karts and all equipment provided.  Everyone welcome!

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Racing

Friday September, 11th 2015

  • Grape Escape Wine In Movie

  • Pleasantville
  • Grape Escape Winery
  • 1185 40th Place
  • 515.848.3094
  • grapeescape@iowatelecom.net
  • Website
  • Tonight's movie is "Sixteen Candles".   Selected Friday and Saturday nights from June through September join us for our Wine In Movies in the Vineyard.  Outdoor movies on a 11 foot by 20 foot screen with surround sound, full 1080p High Definition picture, gourmet popcorn, and fire pits. Meal available for purchase at 7:00 p.m.  Movie begins at dark.  Each week the details of the meal will be available on Facebook or via email.

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Culture & History

Friday September, 11th 2015

  • Live Music at Peace Tree with Melanie Devaney

  • Knoxville
  • Peace Tree Brewing Company
  • 107 West Main Street
  • 641.842.BREW (2739)
  • beer@peacetreebrewing.com
  • Website
  • 8pm – 10pm  Live music by Dubuque/Los Angeles singer-songwriter, Melanie Devaney. It will be Melanie's first visit to Peace Tree, bringing her powerful, soulful vocals to her folk originals.  $5 cover. No charge to Tree House Club Members.

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  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 12th 2015

  • Gladys Black Day

  • Pleasantville
  • Cora Shadle Memorial Park & Gladys Black Memorial
  • director@pleasantvillechamber.org
  • Website
  • The Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce will host a day of celebration to honor a former resident and nationally recognized ornithologist, Gladys Black and her legacy she left for us.

    The Chamber has partnered with multiple local, state, private organizations including, SOAR, writers and authors, nature photographers, State of Iowa DNR members and the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers. Some of the activities planned will include presentations and discussions about the life and legacy of Gladys Black, birds, wildlife, conservation and protecting our natural environment. There will be educational opportunities for people of all ages, including crafts and scavenger hunts for kids through high school.

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Nature & Recreation

Saturday September, 12th 2015

  • Pella Cycling Club Tour de Rock

  • Pella
  • West Market Park
  • 641.628.1562
  • Website
  • 8:30 a.m.  A 50 (plus) mile ride in the Lake Red Rock Area.

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Nature & Recreation

Thursday September, 17th 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.  Karts and all equipment provided.  Everyone welcome!

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Racing

Thursday September, 17th 2015

  • The Rural History Buffs Annual Bus Tour

  • Rural Marion County
  • ISU Extension Office parking lot
  • Pleasant & Iowa Streets, Knoxville
  • 641.259.2713 or 641.230.0924
  • 9 AM to 4 PM  Tour Magnolia Springs, Kimball Livestock Yards, a special countrified Sinclair Station and more. Tickets are $60 per person with lunch, dessert and plenty of storytelling included.  Meet at the Extension Office parking lot, Pleasant & Iowa Streets, Knoxville.  If interested, Call Peggy Terpstra at 641 259-2713 or 641 230-0924 to secure your reservation with a $30 deposit.
    Follow "Rural History Buffs Marion County Iowa" on Facebook for additional announcements.

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  • Category: Culture & History

Thursday September, 17th 2015 – Saturday September, 19th 2015

  • Pella Historical Fall Festival-Harvest & Dutch Artisan Festival

  • Pella
  • Pella Historical Village
  • 507 Franklin Street
  • 641.620.9463
  • Website
  • Thursday 7:00-9:00 p.m.
    Friday 9:30 – 3:00 p.m.
    Saturday 9:30 – 3:00 p.m.

    Fall Festival celebrates the Iowa harvest. Autumn colored floral arrangements accent the Village museum buildings.  Tours, skilled atisans, demonstrations, flower show, games. Coffee and baked goods are served all day in the Dutch Bakery.  Lunch served Friday and Saturday from 11:00 – 1:00 or while the soup, windmill bread and pie last

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  • Category: Culture & History

Friday September, 18th 2015

  • Wine-In Movie at Grape Escape

  • Pleasantville
  • Grape Escape Winery
  • 1185 40th Place
  • 515.848.3094
  • grapeescape@iowatelecom.net
  • Website
  • Tonight's movie is "Stand By Me".  Outdoor movie on a 11 foot by 20 foot screen with surround sound, full 1080p High Definition picture, gourmet popcorn, and fire pits. Meal available for purchase at 7:00 p.m. Movie begins at dark.  Each week the details of the meal will be available on Facebook or via email.

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 19th 2015

  • Peace Tree's "Brews and Muse 2015"

  • Knoxville
  • Peace Tree Brewing Company
  • 107 West Main Street
  • 641.842.BREW (2739)
  • beer@peacetreebrewing.com
  • Website
  • Peace Tree's annual blockparty, featuring live bands, local food and a bevy of unique brews! Details TBA. Save the date!

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  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 19th 2015 – Sunday September, 20th 2015

  • Monster Jam

  • Knoxville
  • Knoxville Raceway
  • 1000 North Lincoln Street
  • 641.842.5431
  • Website
  • Saturday 7:30 p.m.- Sunday 2:00 p.m.  General Admission Adults: $20.00 Kids age 2-12: $10.00 Front Row Seating All tickets $30.00 

    PARTY IN THE PITS!  Saturday 5:00 p.m. - Sunday 11:30 a.m.
    Get up close and personal with the trucks at the Pit Party prior to each show. Pit Party passes are available online for $10 each. Pit Party ticket holders must also purchase a ticket to the show.

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Racing

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