Community Calendar

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January 2022

Jan 29
Sat
Friends of the Mines of Spain
Conservation Across the Globe

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Naturalist Jason Denlinger will speak about Mozambique where he was a Research Manager for Gorongosa National Park from 2015 to 2021. Free event, all ages welcome. Center is open 10-2

Event Location:
8991 Bellevue Heights
EB Lyons Center at Mines of Spain | Dubuque, IA

Jan 31
Mon
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Freedom Riders Performed by Mad River Theater Works

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Freedom riders explores the valiant and courageous personalities behind one of the most critical chapters in the history of the civil rights movement.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

February 2022

Feb 04
Fri
St. Luke's United Methodist Church
St. Luke's 30th Community Fabulous Fridays Artist Series

12:00 PM - 12:35 PM | Dubuque, IA

Free concert: Dr. Charles Barland, organ; Marcia Martin, bassoon. Donations accepted for P.I.N.(People In Need Emergency Aid) and St. Luke's Jesus Fund. Live stream at www.stlukesdbq.org/fabulousfridays

Event Location:
1199 Main (accessible drop-off alley entrance)
St. Luke's United Methodist Church In Person and Live Stream | Dubuque, IA

Feb 05
Sat
Junior Achievement
JA Bowl-A-Thon

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

We're excited to be back to bowling! Grab your 5 friends and register your team today! Fundraise pledges to support JA students!

Event Location:
301 Bell St.
Cherry Lanes | Dubuque, IA

Feb 10
Thu
City of Dubuque Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Competition & Festival

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

The Dubuque Museum of Art in partnership with the City of Dubuque will host the 2022 Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Competition & Festival, February 10–13 in Washington Park in downtown Dubuque.

Event Location:
700 Locust St
Washington Park | Dubuque, IA

Feb 11
Fri
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
The Duke Ellington Orchestra

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington is regarded as one of the most prolific American composers of the 20th century. His career spanned more than 50 years and his orchestra will be in Dubuque for one night

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

Feb 11
Fri
Univeristy of Dubuque Heritage Center
The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra with Guest Vocalist Diane Schuur

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Nearly 30 years after his passing, Count Basie is the only bandleader in the history of jazz to have his orchestra still performing sold out concerts. Order now!

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

Feb 11
Fri
Opening Doors
Opening Doors Trivia Bowl

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Trivia Bowl event features 10 rounds of trivia. Gather your team of up to 10 players. $15 per player trivia only, $25 with buffet. Doors open 5 PM, Buffet 5:30 to 6:30, Trivia 7 to 9 PM.

Event Location:
301 Bell Street
Diamond Jo Casino, Harbor Room | Dubuque, IA

Feb 11
Fri
St. Luke's United Methodist Church
St. Luke's 30th Community Fabulous Fridays Artist Series

12:00 PM - 12:35 PM | Dubuque, IA

Free concert: Marcus DeJesus, guitar. Donations accepted for P.I.N. (People In Need Emergency Fund) and St. Luke's Jesus Fund. Masks indoors. Live stream: www.stlukesdbq.org/fabulousfridays

Event Location:
1199 Main (accessible drop-off alley entrance)
St. Luke's United Methodist Church In Person and Live Stream | Dubuque, IA

Feb 12
Sat
Northeast Iowa School of Music
L&MOP (Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Dubuque, IA

A free monthly concert series that exposes children to a variety of musical styles and instruments. Children leave with a greater appreciation of music and a lollipop! Featuring Kristina Castaneda!

Event Location:
360 W 11th Street
Carnegie-Stout Public Library | Dubuque, IA

Feb 12
Sat
Dubuque County Fairgrounds & Event Center
Buddy Holly Dance

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM | Dubuque, IA

Buddy Holly Dance featuring music by Doug Collins. 8pm-Midnight, doors open at 6pm! Many Door Prizes Given Away! Must be present to win. Advance Tickets - $7.00, Day of the Dance - $9.00.

Event Location:
14569 Old Highway Rd.
Dubuque County Fairgrounds & Event Center Grand Ballroom | Dubuque, IA

Feb 18
Fri
St. Luke's United Methodist Church
St. Luke's 30th Community Fabulous Fridays Artist Series

12:05 PM - 12:35 PM | Dubuque, IA

Free event: Laura Southworth, soprano, Lesliee Appleby, piano. Donations accepted: P.I.N. Emergency Fund, St. Luke's Jesus Fund. Live stream: stlukesdbq.org/fabulousfridays and later viewing. Masks.

Event Location:
1199 Main (accessible drop-off alley entrance)
St. Luke's United Methodist Church In Person and Live Stream | Dubuque, IA

Feb 19
Sat
Knights Of Columbus 510 Dubuque, Iowa
Prime Rib Dinner Listening Party and Dance

6:30 PM - 10:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Prime Rib Dinner and Dance Catered by Poor Mans. $20 Reservations for dinner at 6PM. Music by Ron Lubbers. Dance only $5, runs 7:30PM - 10:30PM.

Event Location:
781 Locust
Joliet Event Center | Dubuque, IA

Feb 19
Sat
Dubuque County Fairgrounds & Event Center
Blue Ribbon Fundraiser

5:00 PM - 11:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

The Dubuque County Fairgrounds will be hosting it’s annual Blue Ribbon Fundraiser in the Grand Ballroom. The Entertainment for the night is Hypnotist Anna Rose from the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.

Event Location:
14569 Old Highway Rd.
Dubuque County Fairgrounds & Event Center Grand Ballroom | Dubuque, IA

March 2022

Mar 06
Sun
Steeple Square
Steeple Square Wedding Show

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Planning a wedding? You are invited to attend the Steeple Square Wedding Show! Show will feature area wedding vendors, a fashion show, mimosa bar and 3 Grand Prizes. Free to attend.

Event Location:
101 E 15th St
Steeple Square Community Event Center | Dubuque, IA

Mar 11
Fri
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Mike Super, Magician

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Come see Mike Super and his gifted spirit "Desmond"! They have amazed Howie Mandel, Kim Kardashian, Howard Stern, Ariana Grande, Tina Fey, Heidi Klum, Nick Cannon, Kenny Chesney, and Ellen DeGeneres.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

Mar 12
Sat
Northeast Iowa School of Music
L&MOP (Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Dubuque, IA

A free monthly concert series that exposes children to a variety of musical styles and instruments. Children leave with a greater appreciation of music and a lollipop! Today: JazzQ-our Faculty

Event Location:
360 W 11th Street
Carnegie-Stout Public Library | Dubuque, IA

Mar 13
Sun
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
The Pirates of Penzance Performed by NY Gilbert and Sullivan Players

3:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Everyone has pretended to be a pirate at some point! Set sail with this classic musical comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

Mar 14
Mon
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Michael Lester Wendt Character Lecture; Marcus Eriksen Guest Speaker

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Marcus Eriksen is and environmental scientist, educator, and author committed to building stronger communities through art, science, adventure, and activism.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
University of Dubuque Heritage Center| John and Alice Butler Hall | Dubuque, IA

Mar 17
Thu
Univeristy of Dubuque Heritage Center
Skerryvore

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

The best in contemporary Scottish music. Twice winners of Scotland''s Traditional Music "Live Act of the Year" Award, Skerryvore creates a unique fusion of folk, trad, rock, and pop.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

Mar 26
Sat
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
A Raisin in the Sun Performed by National Players

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

The members of the Younger family dream bigger than the small house where they live on the south side of Chicago in the 1950s. Come to the show to see if their dreams come true.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

April 2022

Apr 04
Mon
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Chelsea Chen, Guest Organist

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Concert Organist Chelsea Chen "is not just another success story," so quoted James Chute of the San Diego Tribune. Her distinctive flair has dazzled audiences around the world. Come see her in action!

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

Apr 09
Sat
Northeast Iowa School of Music
L&MOP (Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Dubuque, IA

A free monthly concert series that exposes children to a variety of musical styles and instruments. Children leave with a greater appreciation of music and a lollipop! Today: StringQ-our Faculty

Event Location:
360 W 11th Street
Carnegie-Stout Public Library | Dubuque, IA

Apr 13
Wed
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
The Living Coast with Montopolis

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

This orchestra chamber rock group provides the musical backdrop to a gorgeous cinematic experience with dynamic storytelling focused on the Texas gulf coast.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

Apr 19
Tue
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Spamilton: An American Parody

7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Don''t miss this "convulsively funny" (NY Times) parody from the comic mastermind behind the long-running hit Forbidden Broadway.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Heritage Center | Dubuque, IA

May 2022

May 07
Sat
The Usui Reiki Center
Mother's Day Dubuque Healing & Psychic Fair

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Reiki Energy Therapists, Psychic Readers, Vendors of Essential Oils, Gemstones and Crystals, Jewelry, Metaphysical Items, Natural and Organic, Skin Body Care Products to resolve people's health issues

Event Location:
1111 Dodge Street
Days Inn | Dubuque, IA

June 2022

Jun 30
Thu
Opening Doors
Filling Your Cup

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Dubuque, IA

Opening Doors is excited to bring international speaker and award-winning author Annie Meehan to the Hotel Julien on June 30. $35 ticket includes breakfast and Annie's book, "Be The Exception."

Event Location:
200 Main Street
Hotel Julien Dubuque - Ballroom | Dubuque, IA

November 2022

Nov 19
Sat
Opening Doors
21st annual "Attitude of Gratitude"

4:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Opening Doors 21st annual "Attitude of Gratitude" will take place on November 19 at the Grand River Center. Tickets are $75 (sponsorships available). Doors open 4:30 PM, Program and Dinner 6:30 PM.

Event Location:
500 Bell Street
Grand River Center | Dubuque, IA