Community Calendar

January

★ Ribbon Cutting - Fort Museum's New Executive Director

01/18/2022 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Fort Museum and Frontier Village 1 Museum Road Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Join us and our Ambassadors as we welcome new Executive Director, Tim Morris. Ribbon Cutting will be held at 5:00PM on January 18th located at 1 Museum Road. 

Meet and Greet our New Executive Director Tim Morris

01/18/2022 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Fort Dodge Museum Opera House 1 Museum Road Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

McSweeny’s School of the Performing Arts-FD Children's Chorus Auditions

01/19/2022 McSweeny's Performing School of Arts 1633 North 29th Street Fort Dodge, Ia 50501

Open Mic with St. Edmond and FDSH Speech Teams

01/19/2022 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

McSweeney's School of the Performing Arts-NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

01/20/2022 McSweeny's Performing School of Arts 1633 North 29th Street Fort Dodge, Ia 50501

Abigail Phelps LIVE at Shiny Top

01/20/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Large Group Speech Showcase-FDSH

01/21/2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GN Theater at FDSH 819 N 25th Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

FDSH Speech Showcase Large Group

01/21/2022 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM GN Little Theater 819 N 25th Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

FDSH Speech Showcase Large Group

01/22/2022 Manson, IA 1584 Paragon Ave Manson, IA 50563

New Exhibits at the Blanden Art Museum-Roy Burgess: "Hidden Faces"

01/22/2022 Blanden Art Museum 920 3rd Ave South Fort Dodge, IA 50501

State Jazz Band Contest

01/24/2022 TBA 1584 Paragon Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

McSweeny’s School of the Performing Arts-FD Children's Chorus Auditions

01/26/2022 McSweeny's Performing School of Arts 1633 North 29th Street Fort Dodge, Ia 50501

McSweeney's School of the Performing Arts-NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

01/27/2022 McSweeny's Performing School of Arts 1633 North 29th Street Fort Dodge, Ia 50501

★ Member Meet & Eat

01/27/2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Fort Dodge Ford Toyota - Showroom 2723 5th Ave South Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Join us and our community leaders for lunch. They will answer your questions about the progress that is happening in the community. $10 includes lunch. Please pay in advance:  

Jake Doty LIVE at Shiny Top

01/27/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Vineyard Vibrations with Neil Anders

01/28/2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Soldier Creek Winery 1584 Paragon Ave Fort Dodge, Ia 50501

New Exhibits at the Blanden Art Museum-Roy Burgess: "Hidden Faces"

01/29/2022 Blanden Art Museum 920 3rd Ave South Fort Dodge, IA 50501

★ Eggs & Issues

01/29/2022 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Iowa Central Community College - BHS Auditorium 1 Triton Circle Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Join us at Iowa Central Community College in the BHS Auditorum on Saturday, January 29th at 8:30 AM for a legislative forum with your local legislators.

Nivrana - A Tribute to Nirvana!

01/29/2022 8:00 PM Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites 1518 3rd Ave NW Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

NIVRANA – A Tribute To Nirvana.   This Midwest tribute band will delight the audience with authentic live performances of Nirvana favorites such as Heart Shaped Box, Smells Like Teen Spirit...

Soup Supper

01/30/2022 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM St. Mark's Episcopal Church 1007 1st Ave South Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Jeremy Ober LIVE at Shiny Top

01/31/2022 7:00 PM - 02/03/2022 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

February

Comedian Kevin Bozeman

02/02/2022 8:00 PM Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites 1518 3rd Ave NW Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Comedian Kevin Bozeman, a hilarious Chicago native appearing live in Fort Dodge for the first time!  Kevin has performed all over America, and has appeared on HBO and Comedy Central. ...

McSweeney's School of the Performing Arts-NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

02/03/2022 McSweeny's Performing School of Arts 1633 North 29th Street Fort Dodge, Ia 50501

Book Signing with Tim Heller - Diary of a Dying Woman

02/04/2022 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Fort Dodge Fine Arts Gallery 921 Central Ave Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Blue featuring The Avey Grouws Band

02/04/2022 8:00 PM Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites 1518 3rd Ave NW Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Blues at The Best Western Featuring the Avey Grouws Band!  This band hit #10 on the Billboard Blues Album Chart in 2020 with their debut album, and now their secon...

State Speech Contest Large Group

02/05/2022 Spencer, IA 1584 Paragon Ave Spencer, IA 51301

New Exhibits at the Blanden Art Museum-Roy Burgess: "Hidden Faces"

02/05/2022 Blanden Art Museum 920 3rd Ave South Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Daddy Daughter Dance

02/06/2022 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Fort Frenzy 3232 1st Avenue South Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

This once a season opportunity allows fathers, grandfathers, or a father figure the chance to take their daughters or granddaughters out for an evening of fun, food, and dancing! Thing...

Color Your World-Adult Coloring at FD Public Library

02/08/2022 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Fort Dodge Public Library 424 Central AVe Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Clint Riedel LIVE at Shiny Top

02/10/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

New Exhibits at the Blanden Art Museum-Roy Burgess: "Hidden Faces"

02/12/2022 Blanden Art Museum 920 3rd Ave South Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Galentines- Brunch and Bubbly

02/12/2022 Citizen's Central 617 Central Avenue Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Grab your girlfriends and lets celebrate friendship! Brunch and Bubbly is a NEW event we are offering at Citizen's Central. Waffle Bar, Mimosa Bar, and some Art Shenanigans, a woode...

Galentine's Day Brunch & Bubbly

02/12/2022 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM Citizen's Central 617 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Singing Valentines

02/14/2022 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Around town 2220 4th Ave North Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Fort Dodge Parks and Recreation Seasonal Job Fair

02/16/2022 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Citizen's Central 617 Central Avenue Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Seasonal Part-time Employment (Spring/Summer/Fall

FDSH Pops Concert

02/17/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Ethridge Netz LIVE at Shiny Top

02/17/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

All-State Large Group Speech Festival

02/19/2022 Ames, IA 1584 Paragon Ave Ames, IA 50010

New Exhibits at the Blanden Art Museum-Roy Burgess: "Hidden Faces"

02/19/2022 Blanden Art Museum 920 3rd Ave South Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Karl King Concert

02/20/2022 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Vineyard Vibrations with Jake Doty

02/21/2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Soldier Creek Winery 1584 Paragon Ave Fort Dodge, Ia 50501

Karl King Concert

02/22/2022 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, iA 50501

Sacred Concert presented by St. Edmond Catholic School

02/24/2022 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM St. Edmond Catholic Schools 2220 4th Ave North Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Stacy Peterson LIVE at Shiny Top

02/24/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Individual Speech Showcase-FDSH

02/25/2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GN Theater at FDSH 819 N 25th Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Individual Speech Showcase

02/25/2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GN Little Theater 819 N 25th Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

FDSH Band & Orchestra Mid-Winter Concert

02/25/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

March

ICCC Spring Music: Disney's "The Little Mermaid"

03/02/2022 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Decker Auditorium 1 Triton Circle Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Annual Dinner Celebration

03/03/2022 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Fort Frenzy - Cardiff Center

Join us on Thursday, March 3rd for our 2022 Annual Dinner at Fort Frenzy. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. followed by our program.

ICCC Spring Musical: Disney's "The Little Mermaid"

03/03/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Decker Auditorium 1 Triton Circle Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Beaver Creek LIVE at Shiny Top

03/03/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

ICCC Spring Musical: Disney's "The Little Mermaid"

03/04/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Decker Auditorium 1 Triton Circle Fort Dodge, IA 50501

ICCC Spring Musical: Disney's "The Little Mermaid"

03/05/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Decker Auditorium 1 Triton Circle Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Together Again for the First Time

03/06/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Trinity United Methodist Church 838 North 25th Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Color Your World-Adult Coloring at FD Public Library

03/08/2022 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Fort Dodge Public Library 424 Central AVe Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Color Your World-Adult Coloring at FD Public Library

03/08/2022 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Fort Dodge Public Library 424 Central AVe Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Middle School Musical 7-8 grade

03/10/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Jared Benson LIVE at Shiny Top

03/10/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

State Speech Contest-Individual Events

03/11/2022 Woodbury Central 1584 Paragon Ave Woodbury, IA 51106

FD Middle School Musical 7-8 grade

03/11/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

State Speech Contest-Individual Events

03/12/2022 Woodbury Central 1584 Paragon Ave Molville, IA 51039

Night of Metal at Fort Frenzy

03/12/2022 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Fort Frenzy 3232 1st Ave South Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Karl King Birthday Concert

03/13/2022 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

St. Patty's Day Party with Rowan McCarthy LIVE at Shiny Top

03/13/2022 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Roger Netz LIVE at Shiny Top

03/17/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

St. Edmonds Musical-TBA

03/24/2022 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM St. Edmond Catholic Schools 2220 4th Ave North Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Annual Musical-St. Edmond Catholic Schools

03/24/2022 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM St. Edmond Catholic Schools 2220 4th Ave North Fort Dodge, IA 50501

$10 Adults, $5 Students Tickets available at Nancy Richman 955-5850

Jake Doty LIVE at Shiny Top

03/24/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

$10 Adults, $5 Students Tickets available at Nancy Richman 955-5850

03/25/2022 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM St. Edmond Catholic Schools 2220 4th Ave North Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Annual Pancake Day

03/26/2022 6:30 AM - 12:00 PM Community Christian School gym 9th Ave. S & 24th Street Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis annual Pancake Day begins at 6:30 a.m. till 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 26th at the Community Christian School gym located at 9th Ave. ...

Vendor Show @ Citizen's Central- Vendors Wanted

03/26/2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Citizen's Central 617 Central Avenue Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

Direct Sale Vendor Show Event: Saturday, March 26th, 2022 Location: Citizen's Central, 617 Central Avenue Event Time: 9:00am-12:00pm Vendor Fee: $25 Table Registration Fee (Non- Refundable) $30 Table Registration Fe...

St. Edmonds Musical-TBA

03/26/2022 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM St. Edmond Catholic Schools 2220 4th Ave North Fort Dodge, IA 50501

All-State Speech Festival-Individual Events

03/28/2022 Ames, IA 1584 Paragon Ave Cedar Falls, Ia 50613

Neil Anders LIVE at Shiny Top

03/31/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

April

Karl King Irish Concert

04/03/2022 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

J. Jeffery Messerole LIVE at Shiny Top

04/07/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shiny Top Brewing 520 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

FDSH Instrumental, Vocal & Piano State Solo/Ensemble Festival

04/08/2022 Fort Dodge Senior High 819 N 25th Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Color Your World-Adult Coloring at FD Public Library

04/12/2022 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Fort Dodge Public Library 424 Central AVe Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Color Your World-Adult Coloring at FD Public Library

04/12/2022 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Fort Dodge Public Library 424 Central AVe Fort Dodge, IA 50501

95th Annual Musical

04/21/2022 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

95th Annual Musical

04/22/2022 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

95th Annual Musical

04/22/2022 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

6th Grade River City Honor Band

04/23/2022 Mason City, IA Mason City, IA 50401

Community Health Center Live Healthy Iowa 5K

04/23/2022 8:00 AM 1111 N 32nd Street, Rosedale Rapids Aquatic Center Fort Dodge, IA 50501

The Live Healthy Iowa 5K is an annual race that takes place in multiple communities across the state of Iowa, all on the same day. This year the 5K wil...

95th Annual Musical

04/23/2022 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Grades 6-8 Band Concert

04/26/2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fort Dodge Middle School 800 North 32nd Street Fort Dodge, IA 50501

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