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 2019

Aug 18
Sun
Grand Opera House
Disney's The Lion King Jr.

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle … and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Aug 19
Mon
Breathe and Believe Yoga Community
Free Community Yoga

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Bring water, yoga mat (if you have one) and towel or blanket. Kids can participate in yoga practice or play at the park. However, parent/guardian is responsible for the safety of his/her child.

Event Location:
1598 Main St.
Jackson Park | Dubuque, IA

Aug 21
Wed
Breathe and Believe Yoga Community
Free Community Yoga

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Bring water, yoga mat (if you have one) and towel or blanket. Kids can participate in yoga practice or play at the park. However, parent/guardian is responsible for the safety of his/her child.

Event Location:
1598 Main St.
Jackson Park | Dubuque, IA

Aug 21
Wed
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
MidWestOne Bank Blood Drive

10:30 AM - 1:45 PM | Dubuque, IA

All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen.

Event Location:
895 Main St.
MidWest One Bank, fourth floor break room | Dubuque, IA

Aug 22
Thu
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Hills & Dales Blood Drive

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Give blood, save lives! All donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card. To schedule an appointment, call Tia Westhoff at (563) 556-7878 or schedule online.

Event Location:
3505 Stoneman Road
MVRBC Donor Bus/Hills & Dales Community Building | Dubuque, IA

Aug 23
Fri
Steeple Square
Steeple Square Flea Market

3:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Our two-day event includes vintage items, home and holiday decor, art and more! Concessions and beer/wine available for purchase. Entrance fee: $2. Hours: 3-7 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

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

Aug 24
Sat
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF)
Dogs4Dystonia Dog Walk

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Marion, IA

Come join us with your four-legged canine friend at Thomas Park as we walk to find a cure for Dystonia. We will have a walk, super hero dog costume contest, demonstrations and so much more!

Event Location:
343 Marion Blvd.
Thomas Park | Marion, IA

Aug 24
Sat
Grand Opera House
A Grand Extravaganza!

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

Get a sneak peek at the shows in our 2019-2020 season. Spotlighting songs and dances from a variety of popular shows, including pieces from shows that will grace the Grand in the upcoming season.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Aug 24
Sat
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Free Food Distribution to the Community

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Dubuque, IA

Food is offered to the community at no charge. Bring bags, boxes or a laundry basket to pack food items. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until the food supply is exhausted. All are welcome!

Event Location:
2155 University Ave. at Loras Boulevard
Westminster Presbyterian Church | Dubuque, IA

Aug 25
Sun
St. Luke's United Methodist Church
St. Luke's Arboretum Worship Service & Picnic Potluck

9:45 AM - 12:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

The Americana Dixie Band performs at 9:45 a.m. Worship begins at 10 a.m., with a picnic to follow. Bring lawn chair, dish to share and tableware. Beverages provided. Guests invited. Held rain or shine.

Event Location:
3800 Arboretum Drive
Arboretum Packard Pavilion | Dubuque, IA

Aug 25
Sun
Grand Opera House
A Grand Extravaganza!

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Get a sneak peek at the shows in our 2019-2020 season. Spotlighting songs and dances from a variety of popular shows, including pieces from shows that will grace the Grand in the upcoming season.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Aug 25
Sun
Loras College Dance Marathon
Car Wash FTK

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

This event is an opportunity for you to get your car washed while supporting the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. Free-will donations will be accepted.

Event Location:
2900 Dodge St.
Theisen's | Dubuque, IA

Aug 26
Mon
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Blood Drive: Grand View United Methodist Church

2:45 PM - 6:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

All donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card. To schedule an appointment, call Mary Kay Patters at (563) 580-3017 or go online.

Event Location:
3342 John Wesley Drive
Grand View Room | Dubuque, IA

Aug 27
Tue
Dubuque Area Congregations United (DACU)
Dubuque Area Congregations Social and Potluck Picnic

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Dinner is at 6 p.m. Bring a dish to share and tableware. Beverages are provided. CROP Walk Kick Off. Program: Josh Jasper, of Resources Unite. Delegates and guests are invited.

Event Location:
3800 Arboretum Drive
Arboretum Visitor Center Porch | Dubuque, IA

Aug 28
Wed
Breathe and Believe Yoga Community
Breathe and Believe Yoga

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Bring water, yoga mat (if you have one) and towel or blanket. Kids can participate in yoga practice or play at the park. However, parent/guardian is responsible for the safety of his/her child.

Event Location:
1598 Main St.
Jackson Park | Dubuque, IA

September 2019

Sep 03
Tue
Point Neighborhood Association
Annual Hot Dog Night

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Dubuque , IA

The event is for anyone who lives, works or has business within the Point Area. Bring kids a blanket or chair to sit on. Hot dogs and lemonade are provided. It will be in church basement if it rains.

Event Location:
1700 Rhomberg Ave.
Holy Trinity Church, parking Lot | Dubuque , IA

Sep 05
Thu
St. Luke's United Methodist Women
Community Discussion: Doorways of Hope for the Homeless

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

Understand homelessness of women and families in Dubuque. Speaker: Ann Lorenz, of Opening Doors. Donations accepted: baby wipes, paper towels, liquid laundry detergents, pull ups. All are invited.

Event Location:
1199 Main St.
St. Luke's United Methodist Church | Dubuque, IA

Sep 06
Fri
Church Women United
Church Women United Human Rights Day & Meet Megan Ruiz

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | Dubuque, IA

Gather at 9:30 a.m. Service and music begin at 10 a.m. Program: Equity and Advocacy for our Immigrant Brothers and Sisters. Speaker: Megan Ruiz, director, Presentation Lantern Center. All invited.

Event Location:
3800 Arboretum Drive
Arboretum Porch in the Visitor Center | Dubuque, IA

Sep 06
Fri
Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Music @ Your Library September Concert

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Musical duo Statue of Liberty will perform in the third floor Aigler Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

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

Sep 07
Sat
Galena Jo-Daviess County Historical Society
Heroes for History Stair Tribute 5K

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Galena, IL

The fourth annual Heroes for History Stair Tribute 5K is Sept. 7 in Galena. Registration is open at History5k.org. Deadline is Aug. 29.

Event Location:
100 block of Green Street
100 block of Green Street | Galena, IL

Sep 07
Sat
The Usui Reiki Center
4th Annual Dubuque Holistic Fair

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

Thirty-five merchants will offer energy healing, intuitive readings, holistic products and workshops. Hourly drawings and mini sessions will be held. Cost is $5 for ages 10 and older.

Event Location:
680 Main St.
NICC Business Center | Dubuque, IA

Sep 08
Sun
Steeple Square
Steeple Square Open House

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join us and learn about the former St. Mary's Catholic Church building, hear future plans for the campus and see the space to plan for your upcoming event!

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

Sep 12
Thu
Jodi & KT Invite You
Boutique Bonanza

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

This fun event will be filled with boutiques and accessories to get your fall look kicked off! More than 25 local businesses to shop.

Event Location:
Old Highway Road
Dubuque County Fairgrounds | Dubuque, IA

Sep 18
Wed
Steeple Square
Steeple Square Organ Showcase

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join us for the Steeple Square Organ Showcase, featuring several organists, an up-close look at the organ and a cash bar. Suggested donation: $10.

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

Sep 21
Sat
Camp Albrecht Acres
Dubuque Oktoberfest & Bier Tasting

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

Family-friendly festival with food, music, games, entertainment, weiner dog races and stein holding contest. Bier tasting 3-6pm. Ample parking with shuttle. All proceeds benefit Camp Albrecht Acres.

Event Location:
Volunteer Drive
A.Y. McDonald Park | Dubuque, IA

Sep 26
Thu
City of Epworth
Epworth City-Wide Garage Sales

4:00 PM - 11:00 AM | Epworth, IA

Find treasures galore 4 p.m.-dusk Thursday-Friday and 8-11 a.m. Saturday. A map and listings will be available Sept. 25 online. Or, pick up a map at Fidelity Bank & Trust or Quik ’N Handi.

Event Location:

Epworth | Epworth, IA

Sep 28
Sat
Dubuque Chorale
Songfest

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

The Dubuque Chorale hosts the Julien Chamber Choir, Music Men Barbershop Chorus, Heartland Harmony and area college choirs to perform at this annual celebration of choral music. Cost is $15.

Event Location:
2000 University Ave.
Heritage Center, University of Dubuque | Dubuque, IA

October 2019

Oct 04
Fri
The Grand Opera House
Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Orient Express (artwork)

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

All aboard as Agatha Christie’s most famous detective takes to the Grand stage to solve one of her most incredible mysteries!

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
The Grand Opera House | Dubuque, IA

Oct 09
Wed
Stonehill Franciscan Services
Stonehill Annual Benefit Dinner

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

The fundraising dinner will support the expansion of Stonehill's Assisi Village Independent & Assisted Living and the addition of Assisted Living with Memory Care. Tickets are $100.

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

November 2019

Nov 10
Sun
Steeple Square
Steeple Square Open House

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join us and learn about the former St. Mary's Catholic Church building, hear future plans for the campus and see the space to plan for your upcoming event!

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

Nov 23
Sat
John and Alice Butler Hall
The Texas Tenors

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

The Texas Tenors will perform a special Christmas concert, “Deep in the Heart of Christmas,” accompanied by the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Dubuque, IA

Nov 24
Sun
Sunnycrest Manor Auxiliary
Sunnycrest Holiday Bazaar

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

The event includes a silent auction, rummage sale, raffle, bake sale and food cart.

Event Location:
2375 Roosevelt St.
Sunnycrest Manor | Dubuque, IA

December 2019

Dec 08
Sun
Steeple Square
Steeple Square Open House

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join us and learn about the former St. Mary's Catholic Church building, hear future plans for the campus and see the space to plan for your upcoming event!

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