Community Calendar

Events occurring in the Dubuque-area will also be published in the Community Calendar section in The Dubuque Advertiser weekly newspaper at no cost for up to two weeks before the event. Simply fill out the calendar submission form by Friday at 5 p.m. to be included in the following week’s printed edition*.

* Dupaco and The Dubuque Advertiser reserve the right to edit submissions for space, consistency and clarity.
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August 2021

Aug 05
Thu
Rising Star Theatre Company
Rising Star Revue

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

The Rising Star Revue is a cabaret-style event featuring a cast of more than 20 local performers who will present a variety of songs from many popular Broadway musicals.

Event Location:
405 Main St.
Five Flags Theater | Dubuque, IA

Aug 06
Fri
American Red Cross
American Red Cross Blood Drive

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

CRITICAL NEED for blood donations! Sign up online at redcrossblood.org, walk-ins welcome.

Event Location:
555 JFK Rd
Kennedy Mall - Former Mens Younkers | Dubuque, IA

Aug 06
Fri
City of Dubuque's Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs
Opening Reception: Art on the River 2021-22

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Ten sculptures will be selected for Dubuque’s annual art exhibit along the Mississippi River. Come view the new exhibit, meet the artists and more. All are welcome to attend this free event.

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

Aug 07
Sat
Dubuquefest
Dubuquefest 2021

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

The free arts festival includes a juried art fair, live music and a chance for kids to create their own art. Friday night kicks off with Art on the River and a book release. Learn more at dbqfest.com.

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

Aug 14
Sat
ARC
Area Residential Care Reunion Party

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Asbury , IA

For anyone who worked at Area Residential Care. Please bring your own drinks and place setting and a dish to pass.

Event Location:
Asbury Road
Asbury Park | Asbury , IA

Aug 14
Sat
WD Lions Club & Epworth UMC
Western Dubuque Food Backpack Program

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | Epworth, IA

WD Lions Club and Epworth UMC will host the Western Dubuque Backpack of Food collection for elementary students in need at Silker’s from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14.

Event Location:
101 Main St. W.
Silker's Grocery Store | Epworth, IA

Aug 19
Thu
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Season Kick-Off: Customer Appreciation Day!

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

We welcome all to the Heritage Center. Featuring Organist Greg Hand from 11:30 a.m. to noon in John and Alice Butler Hall and local band Stolen Grace from noon to 1 p.m.

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

Aug 21
Sat
Dubuque Museum of Art
Movies At The Museum

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Free family fun! Grab your lawn chair, blanket and snacks, and bring your friends to enjoy an outdoor movie night brought to you by Dubuque Museum of Art, sponsored by Fidelity Bank & Trust.

Event Location:
701 Locust St.
Washington Park | Dubuque, IA

Aug 29
Sun
Holy Trinity Catholic Parish
Concert by Church of Cash, World Class Johnny Cash Tribute

2:30 PM - | New Vienna, IA

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Purchase at Ungs Shopping Center, Luxemburg, Iowa. Doors open at 1 p.m., and the concert starts at 2:30 p.m.

Event Location:
7271 Columbus St.
New Vienna Hall | New Vienna, IA

Aug 29
Sun
Steeple Square
Marys & Mimosas

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join us for Marys and Mimosas! Enjoy bottomless specialty mimosas, a bloody Mary bar, brunch samples from local vendors, music, games and more! Tickets are $45. Proceeds support Steeple Square.

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

September 2021

Sep 01
Wed
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
The Sampson Bros.

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Indigenous Music and Dance Duo with Special Guest Frank Waln. Witness and experience Indigenous hoop dance from a unique perspective through evolutionary artistry from these 21st century warriors.

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

Sep 17
Fri
University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Uptown: Motown Remixed

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Witness classics like “My Girl,” “I Want You Back” and “Uptown Funk,” all reimagined with youthful passion and exuberance.

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

Sep 18
Sat
Camp Albrecht Acres
Dubuque Oktoberfest

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Admission is free with a suggested donation to Camp Albrecht Acres. All ages are welcome to attend the festival, which includes music, food, drinks, entertainment and games.

Event Location:
1855 Greyhound Park Road
Q Casino Back Waters Stage | Dubuque, IA