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Event Calendar

Friday June, 13th 2014 – Saturday November, 1st 2014

  • National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum presents a "Salute to Champion Steve Kinser"

  • Knoxville
  • National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum
  • One Sprint Capital Place
  • 641.842.6176 or 800.874.4488
  • sprintcarhof@sprintcarhof.com
  • Website
  • June 13 - November 1, 2014.  The  “Salute to Champion Steve Kinser” special exhibition consists of at least six cars that the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee drove during his illustrious career. The special exhibition coincides with the King’s final full season on the World of Outlaws (WoO) STP Sprint Car Series in 2014. 

    The display, featuring the race cars and other Steve Kinser-related art and artifacts, will only be able to be seen together at one place this year, and that is at the ‘Sprint Car Capital of the World.’ This will be a must-see attraction for the legion of fans of the 20-time World of Outlaws champion and 12-time Knoxville Nationals winner.

    Those seeking additional information can visit the museum’s web site at www.sprintcarhof.com.

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  • Category: Racing

Thursday September, 4th 2014

  • 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, 5th 2014

  • Knoxville Bike Nite

  • Knoxville
  • Downtown Knoxville Square
  • 641.891.9461
  • info@knoxvillebikenite
  • Website
  • 6:00 - 10:00 pm

    Entertainment:  One Eye Open

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  • Fee: No
  • Category: Culture & History

Friday September, 5th 2014

  • Peace Tree Live Music with Jason Walsmith of the Nadas

  • Knoxville
  • Peace Tree Brewing Company
  • 107 West Main Street
  • 641.842.BREW (2739)
  • beer@peacetreebrewing.com
  • Website
  • 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.  Jason Walsmith of the Nadas will be back to play in our taproom.

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Friday September, 5th 2014

  • Wine & Wood Fired Pizza 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.  Pizzas served until 7:00 p.m.  Join us in the Tassel Ridge Greenhouse for Wine & Wood Fired Pizza Night. 

    Advance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 4. Contact the Winery at 641.672.WINE (9463). 

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 6th 2014

  • Grape Escape's Movie in the Vineyard

  • Pleasantville
  • Grape Escape Winery
  • 1185 40th Place, Pleasantville
  • 515.848.3094
  • grapeescape@iowatelecom.net
  • Website
  • 7:00 p.m. - Movie in the Vineyard - “Rush

    If you have not experienced a movie on the big screen under the stars, you do not know what you are missing. We have a great time. Cheese, meat, fruit and cracker trays available for purchase. Free popcorn during the movie. Free Admissin to the movie. Wine and beer available for purchase.  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, 6th 2014

  • 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

Saturday September, 6th 2014

  • Tassel Ridge Wine and Cheese Pairing Experience

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  We usually think of cheese when we think of wine. But, some wine and cheese pairings are more complementary than others. Tassel Ridge has selected four different Iowa cheeses and has paired them with Tassel Ridge wines. Try these pairings and see which are your favorites!

    Great weather on the weekends makes this a particularly nice time to come to the Winery for a relaxing hour or two that can include a tasting, tour, and great conversation with our knowledgeable Tasting Room staff.

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 6th 2014

  • Tassle Ridge Wine & Chocolate Pairing Experience

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Experience how Wine & Chocolate complement one another at Tassel Ridge Winery. Tassel Ridge Winery has paired four Tassel Ridge wines with four different chocolates from Chocolaterie Stam. Taste all four and find your favorite(s)!

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 6th 2014

  • Thrill of the Grill Wine Dinner at Tassel Ridge Winery

  • 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
     
    What better way to celebrate the end of summer than with a dinner from the Grill!   Advance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 4. Contact the Winery at 641.672.WINE (9463). 

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Sunday September, 7th 2014

  • Tassel Ridge Wine & Chocolate Pairing Experience

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Experience how Wine & Chocolate complement one another at Tassel Ridge Winery. Tassel Ridge Winery has paired four Tassel Ridge wines with four different chocolates from Chocolaterie Stam. Taste all four and find your favorite(s)!

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Sunday September, 7th 2014

  • Tassel Ridge Winery Grapemobile Tours

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • We are giving two vineyard tours each Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. on the Grapemobile. The tour takes about 45 minutes as you move about two miles through the vineyard at Tassel Ridge Winery.

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Sunday September, 7th 2014

  • Wine & Cheese Pairing Experience

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672-WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  We usually think of cheese when we think of wine. But, some wine and cheese pairings are more complementary than others. Tassel Ridge has selected four different Iowa cheeses and has paired them with Tassel Ridge wines. Try these pairings and see which are your favorites!

    Great weather on the weekends makes this a particularly nice time to come to the Winery for a relaxing hour or two that can include a tasting, tour, and great conversation with our knowledgeable Tasting Room staff.

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Thursday September, 11th 2014

  • 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, 12th 2014

  • Friday Fright Night Movie at Grape Escape Winery

  • Pleasantville
  • Grape Escape Winery
  • 1185 40th Place
  • 515.848.3094
  • grapeescape@iowatelecom.net
  • Website
  • 7:00 p.m.  "Silence of the Lambs"  If you have not experienced a movie on the big screen under the stars, you do not know what you are missing.  We have a great time.  Cheese, meat, fruit and cracker trays available for purchase.  Free popcorn during the movie.  Free Admissin to the movie.  Wine and beer available for purchase.

     

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  • Category: Culture & History

Friday September, 12th 2014

  • Monarch Watch: Butterfly Tagging

  • Lake Red Rock
  • South Tailwater
  • 1104 Highway T-15, Knoxville
  • 641.828.7522 or 641.628.8690
  • lakeredrock@usace.army.mil
  • Website
  • 5:30 p.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

Friday September, 12th 2014

  • Tassel Ridge Wine & Burger Night

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Burgers served until 7:00 p.m.

    It’s Classic Bistro Night! Tonight’s burger is a Merlot Mushroom and Swiss Burger topped with Merlot mushroom sauce and swiss cheese served on a ciabatta bun.

    Idvance prepaid, non-refundable reservations required by 3 p.m. Thursday, September 11. Contact the Winery at 641.672.WINE (9463).

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 13th 2014

  • Grape Escape's Movie in the Vineyard

  • Pleasantville
  • Grape Escape Winery
  • 1185 40th Place, Pleasantville
  • 515.848.3094
  • grapeescape@iowatelecom.net
  • Website
  • 7:00 p.m. Tonight's movie is "The Breakfast Club"  

    If you have not experienced a movie on the big screen under the stars, you do not know what you are missing. We have a great time. Cheese, meat, fruit and cracker trays available for purchase. Free popcorn during the movie. Free Admissin to the movie. Wine and beer available for purchase.  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, 13th 2014

  • Tassel Ridge Wine and Cheese Pairing Experience

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  We usually think of cheese when we think of wine. But, some wine and cheese pairings are more complementary than others. Tassel Ridge has selected four different Iowa cheeses and has paired them with Tassel Ridge wines. Try these pairings and see which are your favorites!

    Great weather on the weekends makes this a particularly nice time to come to the Winery for a relaxing hour or two that can include a tasting, tour, and great conversation with our knowledgeable Tasting Room staff.

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  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

Saturday September, 13th 2014

  • Tassle Ridge Wine & Chocolate Pairing Experience

  • Rural Marion County
  • Tassel Ridge Winery
  • 1681 220th Street, Leighton
  • 641.672.WINE (9463)
  • info@tasselridge.com
  • Website
  • 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Experience how Wine & Chocolate complement one another at Tassel Ridge Winery. Tassel Ridge Winery has paired four Tassel Ridge wines with four different chocolates from Chocolaterie Stam. Taste all four and find your favorite(s)!

Add To Itinerary

  • Fee: Yes
  • Category: Culture & History

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