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KIOA Karaoke Voice Contest

August 12, 2015 - 6:30 pm at Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
1 Prairie Meadows Drive

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to be the next KIOA Karaoke Voice Winner? Come out to Prairie Meadows and show us what you’ve got.

More details here. 

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Iowa State Fair 2015

August 13, 2015 - August 23, 2015 - 7:00 am at Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue

Whether you’re a lifelong Fairgoer or a day-tripping tourist, adventure and excitement are waiting for you during Fair Tour 2015. Mark those calendars, pack those bags and get ready to find a new path.

Buy tickets here.

Moon Float

August 14, 2015 - 9:00 pm at Gray’s Lake
2100 Fleur Drive

Take a relaxing float under the stars and listen to the sounds of the night. All non-gas powered boats are welcome. If you don’t have a boat, the Gray’s Lake concession stand offers rentals of canoes, hydro bikes and paddleboats. You can also grab a delicious snack from the concession stand to enjoy as you float.

Rental of Boats – $5 per half hour. Lights are provided free of charge with rental boats. Participating boats must have a flashlight. Buy tickets here. 

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Def Leppard, Styx, and Tesla

August 15, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue

Yes and Toto

August 18, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue

Tickets on sale 4/18

Spring and Summer Ranch Camp Roundups

August 21, 2015 - August 24, 2015 - All Day at Lake Ellen Camp
212 Narrow Way

If you are interested in riding and taking care of horses, maybe you’d like to come to Lake Ellen Camp’s Spring and/or Summer Roundup. There is a prerequisite of 1 year of Ranch Camp or equivalent. Come May 22-25 ($140), and/or August 21-23 ($100). You’ll camp out at Northpoint with your cabin mates and horses. Learn the ropes of camping with horses while enjoying campfires, cookouts, trail riding and much more! For more info visit us online at lakeellencamp.org, call 906-542-3529, or email us at office@lakeellencamp.org.

North High Class 1965 50th Reunion

August 22, 2015 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Prairie Meadows Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Drive

Contact Larry Stumbo at l196574s@live.com for more details.  We will start Friday August 21st at Chuck’s 6pm.  Saturday at Prairie Meadows Conference Center 5pm.  Sunday Picnic.

Spring and Summer Ranch Camp Roundups

August 22, 2015 - August 25, 2015 - All Day at Lake Ellen Camp
212 Narrow Way

If you are interested in riding and taking care of horses, maybe you’d like to come to Lake Ellen Camp’s Spring and/or Summer Roundup. There is a prerequisite of 1 year of Ranch Camp or equivalent. Come May 22-25 ($140), and/or August 21-23 ($100). You’ll camp out at Northpoint with your cabin mates and horses. Learn the ropes of camping with horses while enjoying campfires, cookouts, trail riding and much more! For more info visit us online at lakeellencamp.org, call 906-542-3529, or email us at office@lakeellencamp.org.

Spring and Summer Ranch Camp Roundups

August 23, 2015 - August 26, 2015 - All Day at Lake Ellen Camp
212 Narrow Way

If you are interested in riding and taking care of horses, maybe you’d like to come to Lake Ellen Camp’s Spring and/or Summer Roundup. There is a prerequisite of 1 year of Ranch Camp or equivalent. Come May 22-25 ($140), and/or August 21-23 ($100). You’ll camp out at Northpoint with your cabin mates and horses. Learn the ropes of camping with horses while enjoying campfires, cookouts, trail riding and much more! For more info visit us online at lakeellencamp.org, call 906-542-3529, or email us at office@lakeellencamp.org.

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El Bait Shop Fun Runs

August 25, 2015 - 6:00 pm at El Bait Shop/High-Life Lounge
Downtown

The Des Moines Marathon Running Club organizes a run starting from and ending at El Bait Shop. Run at your own pace, and finish with a $4.00 Confluence brew!

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