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Upcoming Events in Marshalltown Iowa


February

17 Bridal Expo - Contact the Times-Republican regarding more information about booth rental. 641-753-6611 or desiree@timesrepublican.com

Noon - 3 pm

Address: Best Western Regency Inn , Marshalltown, Iowa
Ph: 641-753-6611 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: desiree@timesrepublican.com
Web: www.visitmarshalltown.com

May

26 - 27 Semi-Annual Gene Harris Clock & Watch Auction - Always Over 800 Quality Clocks & Watches In This Great Two Day Event! 10 A M.

Including Great French Clocks, Statue Clocks, Floor Standing & Jeweler's Regulators, Vienna Regulators, Calendar Clocks, Store Regulators, Seth # 2, Advertising Models, Shelf & Mantle Clocks, Kitchen, Novelty & Much More!

Ph: 641-754-4890 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tomharris@tomharrisauctions.com
Web: www.tomharrisauctions.com

23 - 26 Marshalltown Farmers Market - Local produce, baked goods, crafts, at Cartwright Pavilion. Thursday evenings May to October, 4:30 pm -7 pm.

Ph: 641-752-2981 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mhala@marshallnet.com
Web: www.marshalltownmainstreet.com

27 All Veterans Memorial Day Program - Program and flag display at Riverside Cemetery.

Ph: 641-753-7891 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitmarshalltown.com

June

2 Latino Festival - Food and entertainment.

Ph: 641-754-1348 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.marshalltownmainstreet.com

8 Hershey's Track and Field Games -- State Meet - The HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games are the largest youth sports program of its kind in North America, with hundreds of thousands of children competing every year. Everyone has a chance to be among the 480 athletes who qualify to compete at the North American Final. The HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games has produced many Olympic medalists and competing athletes.

This meet requires qualification through a local Hershey's Track and Field Games meet. 9:00 AM

Address: Marshalltown High School Track, 1602 S 2nd Ave, Marshalltown, IA 50158 , Marshalltown, Iowa
Ph: 641-754-5715 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hersheytandfiowa@gmail.com
Web: www.hersheystrackandfield.com

14 - 15 Iowa State BBQ Championship - During BBQ, Buggies and Tunes weekend, more than 60 teams compete for cash and prizes. Classic car show, couples golf tournament, rib-eating contest, children's barbecue contest, iron skillet contest. Blues music both days.

Ph: 641-752-4555 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: lewmiller1@prodigy.net
Web: www.iabbq.org/marshalltown/

17 Great American Stock Car Shoot-Out - Come see the IMCA Hobby Stocks, Stock Cars, and Sport Mods in competition. Hot laps are at 6:15 with racing action getting underway at 7:00 p.m.

Ph: 515-432-4703 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.marshalltownspeedway.com

July

4 - 8 Central Iowa Fair - The Central Iowa Fair is packed with fun for everyone!

Ph: 641-753-3671 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.centraliowafairgrounds.com

4 Marshall County Fourth of July Celebration - Food, music, fireworks.

Address: Fairgrounds , Marshalltown, Iowa
Ph: 641-752-4645 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitmarshalltown.com

6 Grimes Farm 5K Run: A Walk in the Park - Every summer, usually in the first couple of weeks of July, Grimes Farm presents the Grimes Farm Run. Originally, this was simply a 5K run catering to the local running community. Since its inception, though, the Run has become increasingly popular, and now it features everything from a five-mile loop, to shorter walks and children's races. The trails themselves are groomed and certified for the occasion, and an army of volunteers helps to keep everyone well fed and on track.

Ph: 641-752-9778 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: grimesbarr@aol.com
Web: www.grimesfarm.com

August

27 Central Iowa Music Festival: Sweet Music at Sweet Corn Time - Blues, folk, jazz, classical, Latin/salsa. Barbecue, fresh sweet corn.

Ph: 800-697-3155 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: director@dybb.com
Web: www.visitmarshalltown.com

2 - 4 Mid-Iowa Antique Power Show - Working demonstrations, horsepower and steam power, threshing, craft and flea market, gas engines, live entertainment.

Ph: 641-752-2147 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.miapa.org

September

19 - 22 Oktemberfest - Children's events, carnival, car show, craft show, 5K and 10K run/walk, parade, go-kart races, entertainment.

Ph: 641-752-7511 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.oktemberfest.com

21 Oktemberfest Citizens 5K/10K - Prizes for the winners and a dry-wick t-shirt for each entry. Please join in on the fun; your neighbors will be there!

Ph: 641-473-3019 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.oktemberfest.com

October

27 Semi-Annual Gene Harris Clock & Watch Auction - Always Over 800 Quality Clocks & Watches In This Great Two Day Event! 10 A M.

Including Great French Clocks, Statue Clocks, Floor Standing & Jeweler's Regulators, Vienna Regulators, Calendar Clocks, Store Regulators, Seth # 2, Advertising Models, Shelf & Mantle Clocks, Kitchen, Novelty & Much More!

Ph: 641-754-4890 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tomharris@tomharrisauctions.com
Web: www.tomharrisauctions.com

November

9 Holiday Bazaar - Crafts, bake sale, luncheon, raffle. 9:00am-4:00pm. Fundraiser for Marshalltown Area Catholic Schools sponsored by Catholic Order of Foresters.

Address: Knights of Columbus Hall, 201 West High Street , Marshalltown, Iowa
Ph: 641-475-3230 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitmarshalltown.com
Fee: Free Admission

15 - 16 Tiny Tim Tree Festival - More than 50 decorated trees, chili supper, crafts, pictures with Santa, music.

Friday - participants set-up their trees.
Saturday is packed full of vendors, entertainment and beautiful trees. Starting at 5 pm to 8 pm. After 8 pm the auction starts so come and bid on your favorite tree!

All money raised from this event goes to local non-profit organizations.

Ph: 641-753-9303 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitmarshalltown.com

16 Annual Holiday Stroll - The Annual Holiday Stroll, 5:00-8:00pm, will present its Annual Lighted Holiday Parade. The parade will start at Farmer's Savings Bank at 5:30 pm on Main Street and travel to Second Avenue. The Noon Optimist Club has again this year set up their Holiday Light display and it will be lit for the first time this evening after the parade. Downtown stores will be open for business with a variety of free entertainment in different store fronts. Cookies and hot cider will be available at various stores and of course Santa Claus will be downtown also.

Address: Main Street , Marshalltown, Iowa
Ph: 641-844-2001 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.marshalltownmainstreet.com
Fee: No Admission

December

24 "Messiah" - The 58th annual community chorus presentation of Handel's "Messiah" will be held at the First United Methodist Church.

Address: First United Methodist Church, 202 W. Main St., Marshalltown , Marshalltown, Iowa
Ph: 641-752-2333 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sbanks@marshalltown.org
Web: www.visitmarshalltown.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Jet Karting

Rental racing, WKA-sanctioned races on .6-mile asphalt road course.

Marshalltown, IA Kart Racing

Marshall County Historical Museum

View interpretive exhibits on Marshall County history, from the prehistoric to the present.

Marshalltown, IA Museums


Taylor #4 Country School

This turn-of-the-century one-room schoolhouse is furnished with fixtures and equipment from Marshall County schools and depicts a typical Iowa educational experience of the era.

Marshalltown, IA Pioneer History

Things to do near Marshalltown, IA

Ballard Golf & Country Club

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Homewood Golf Course

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Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop

Visit 19th-century blacksmith shop operated until 1940 by German immigrant Matthew Edel. Shop remains as he left it in 1940.

Des Moines Golf & Country Club -North

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Blank Park Zoo

Beautifully-landscaped 22-acre zoological park featuring naturalistic exhibits with more than 800 animals from five continent...