Local Events

5/14/15 - 10/24/15 Grinnell Farmes Market

Grinnell Farmers Market


5/22/15 - 9/4/15 Live Music

Live Music at Rock Creek State Park, next to the boat dock and concession stand 7:00

5/28/15 - 8/20/15 Music in the Park

Grinnell Area Arts Council unveils the 2015 Music in the Park schedule, which will be held

6/2/15 to 10/6/15 Dysart Farmers Market

Dysart Farmers Markets


6/3/15 to 9/30/15 Gladbrook Farmers Market

Gladbrook Farmers Market


6/12/15 - 8/7/15 MoviesUnder The Stars

Grinnell College Central Campus (Commencement Stage), invites you to join them for summer outdoor movies.  Free popcorn, bring your own chairs and other refreshments.


7/29/15 Hunter Education Course

The Jasper County Conservation Board and the Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton

8/1/15 Spirit of Farming Application Deadline

To recognize an area farm family and agribusiness for their contributions to the greater Grinnell

7/24/15 - 8/1/15 Peter Pan Broadway's Timeless Musical

7/28/15 - 8/12/15 Free Merchant Movies

Free Merchant Movies - Strand Theatre, 921 Main Street, Grinnell


7/31/15 Pool Party

Grinnell Mutual Aquatic Center, 120 8th Ave W., Grinnell


7/31/15 Newton Community Theatre

Newton Community Theatre Children's Workshop
Presents: Sinbad and Little Red Robin Hood

7/30/15 Sock Rockers

Sock Rockers
Drake Community Library, 930 Park St, Grinnell, Iowa

7/31/15 to 8/2/15 Mid-Iowa Antique Power Show (MIAPA)

31st Annual Steam Threshing and Plowing Show


8/1/15 Ethan's Tractor Run/Walk 5k

The annual Ethan's Tractor Run/Walk 5k event will be held Saturday, August 1, 2015 during the Mid-Iowa Antique Power Show (MIAPS) at the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.


8/1/15 Free Pizza

Kellogg United Methodist Church, will host a free pizza supper on Saturday, Augusut 1st at 6:00

8/1/15 Can Drive

The Newton Lions Club is holding a can drive on Saturday, August 1st, 9 AM to noon, at The

8/3 & 8/4/15 Newton Community Theatre Auditions

Ham Buns and Potato Salad, by: Tom Vander Well from Pella, Iowa

8/3 - 8/5/15 Barnstormers Youth Football Camp - Pella

The Barnstormers coaches and players are hosting a 3-day YOUTH football camp at Pella Recreation Center Fieldhouse.


8/4/15 Kids Cooking Class

Kids cooking class: super smoothies  (ages 5-8)


8/4/15 One Voice Community Prayer Gathering

The August community prayer gathering will be at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Aug 4th, at the United Presbyterian Church.  Everyone is welcome.

8/4/15 Free Sleep Seminar

Free Sleep Seminar Presented by Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy


8/6/15 to 8/9/15 Meskwaki Powwow

101st Anniversary of the Meskwaki Powwow
Thursday, August 6th to Sunday, August 9th


8/7/15 Friday Fest

Friday Fest - downtown Grinnell

8/7/15 Kids Cooking Class

Kids cooking class: super smoothies  (ages 9-12)


8/7/15 Alzheimer's Support Group

Hearthstone hosts Alzheimer's Support Group
Friday, August 7th from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

8/8/15 Running For A Reason

Running for a reason with United Way.


8/8/15 Hy-Vee Kid's Cooking Class

Hy-Vee Kid's Cooking Class - Pella Hy-Vee


8/8/15 Camporee Day Camp for Girls

Camporee Day Camp for Girls k-5


8/8/15 A Clown Worship

Come join the fun with
a Clown Worship


8/9/15 Auditions for "Leading Ladies"

Marshalltown Community Theatre auditions for "Leading Ladies"
Casting for 3 adult males, and 2 females.

8/12/15 O.W.L.S. Inside the World of Taxidermy

Join the Jasper County Conservation Department on Wednesday, August 12, for our monthly

8/22/15 Thanks with Franks Registration Deadline

Thanks with Franks is back for it's TENTH YEAR on September 3, at 6:00 p.m.  This event is a fun, family-friendly event designed for your business to say "thank you" to the community. 


8/19/15 Foster Care/Adoption Informational Meeting

Iowa Kids Net will be having an information Meeting to talk about the need for foster care and adoption in Jasper County on August 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm. at The Way Church in Newton.  They

8/22/15 Great Tractor Ride

Great Tractor Ride,  Saturday, August 22, 2015

8/25/15 Pella Historical Society Meeting

Pella Historical Society Annual Membership Meeting
August 25, 2015 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Scholte Church.


8/30/15 Mark Trammell Quartet Concert

Mark Trammell Quartet Concert
Sunday, August 30, 2015 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

8/29/15 The Most Amazing Race

The Most Amazing Race, Saturday, August 29th


9/12/15 to 12/19/15 Kids Open Studio (M'town)

Open Studio sponsored by the Central Iowa Art Assn in the Fisher Center art studio.