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Aug
14 2018
Clay County Heritage--The Starting Six Exhibit
Clay County Heritage Center

Aug 14, 2018, 10:00 AM – Oct 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

"THE STARTING SIX"
6 ON 6 Girls Basketball in Clay County
is the next exhibit to be display.
The exhibit features the history of 
Six on Six basketball, photos of local players,
uniforms, trophys and footage of a 
championship game.

Hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
            10am to 4pm
            Thursday 10am to 6pm
            Saturday 10am to 3pm.

Admission is FREE provided by Spencer Hy-Vee

For more information please call: 
712-262-3304 or go to:
www.parkermuseum.org
Facebook:claycountyheritage


Aug
20 2018
Movie Night at the Library

Aug 20, 2018, 6:30 PM – Aug 20, 2018, 8:00 PM

Tonight the library will be showing "I Can Only Imagine"
starring J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll and Trace Adkins.
Based on the popular Christian Song by MercyMe, I Can Only
Imagine is an uplifting film.  
This is free and open to the public.  Please call 580-7290 to 
reserve your spot.


Aug
21 2018
Library Events for the Day
Location: Spencer Public Library

Aug 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – Aug 21, 2018, 11:00 AM

Back to School Storytime at 10am.


Aug
21 2018
Walk Through the Process: Picutre Books Inside-Out
Location: Arts on Grand

Aug 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – Sep 18, 2018, 5:00 PM

The next exhibit in the gallery give you the opportunity
to see behind the finished product to the original art.
Last year at the Clay County Fair Art Barn, Arla Kintigh
and Mandie Muelhlhausen began creating a story behind
Mandies Award-Winning fair poster.   Over the past year,
that story has become a book.  Introducing "Clayton 
Goes to the Fair!"

The story will be alongside original watercolor illustrations
by Pat Johnson, Deb Burrow and pencil illustrations from
LaVonne Hansen.

Gallery Hours are Tuesday - Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 3pm.

Please Note:  Arts on Grand will go dark September 8-16
as we will be at the Art Barn at the Clay County Fair.


Aug
21 2018
The Lunch Gig
Location: Spencer Golf and Country Club

Aug 21, 2018, 12:00 PM – Aug 21, 2018, 5:00 PM

Join SPENCER USA YP for the LUNCH GIG at the 
Spencer Golf and Country Club.  Please RSVP 
by Friday, August 17, 2018.

YP Golf Outing following the luncheon.
The Spencer Golf and Country Club is offering
a special rate for non-members of either $25.00
per person and half a cart (9 holes) or $45.00
per person and half a cart (18 holes).  This will 
be a relaxed networking event with prizes.
You don't have to be good at golf to participate,
its just for the fun of it.  Come for the Lunch Gig
or Golf or BOTH!!!.

Luncheon RSVP by August 17th
https://lunchgig8-21-18.eventbrite.com

Golf RSVP by August 17th
pdaniels@bank-northwest.com















Aug
21 2018
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Location: Arts on Grand

Aug 21, 2018, 5:00 PM – Aug 21, 2018, 7:00 PM

All Chamber members and their staff and employees
are invited to Business After Hours hosted by
Arts on Grand.  Today is the opening of their next
exhibit: Walk Through the Process:  Picture Books-
Indside-Out.  
Refreshments and snacks will be served.


Business Spotlight at 6pm
Chamber drawing to follow.


Aug
23 2018
Spencer Main Street Ice Cream Social
Down town Spencer on West 5th Street

Aug 23, 2018, 5:00 PM – Aug 23, 2018, 7:00 PM

Come on and enjoy ice cream and toppings,
face painting, photos, games and more!!!!


Aug
25 2018
The Bear / Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market
Location: The Bear at 24 West Park Street

Aug 25, 2018, 8:00 AM – Aug 25, 2018, 12:00 PM

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market gives area
farmers, producers, makers, artisans and bakers a
prime riverfront spot to sell their products and 
connect with local shoppers.   
The Market will run every Saturday, rain or shine, 
from June 2 through September 29, 8am to Noon.

For more information please contact:
growl@thebearinspencer.com


Aug
25 2018
Library Events for the Day
Location: Spencer Public Library

Aug 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – Aug 25, 2018, 12:00 PM

Anime Club at 10am
Fandom Club at 12pm


Aug
25 2018
Artist Reception
Location: Arts on Grand

Aug 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – Aug 25, 2018, 4:00 PM

Please join us for an Artist Reception for the 
artists and storytellers involved in:  Clayton 
Goes to the Fair!"
There will be a round table discussion with the
four visual artists and author at 2pm.  This is
a wonderful opportunity to ask questions and 
possibly sign up for a workshop to story-board
you own future book this fall. 

For more information, please call 712-262-4307


Aug
27 2018
Book to Movie at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Aug 27, 2018, 6:30 PM – Aug 27, 2018, 8:00 PM

Adaptation The movie is a spoof on book to movie
adaptations where an L.A. screenwriter, play by 
Nicolas Cage, struggles to adapt the book "The Orchid
Thief" written by Susan Orlean and played by
Meryl Streep.  Free to the public.  Call 580-7290 to
reserve your spot.


Aug
28 2018
Library Events for the Day
Location: Spencer Public Library

Aug 28, 2018, 10:00 AM – Aug 28, 2018, 11:00 AM

Fractured Fairytales Storytime at 10am.


Aug
30 2018
Library Events for the Day
Location: Spencer Public Library

Aug 30, 2018, 1:30 PM – Aug 30, 2018, 2:30 PM

Aimee's Tech Talks:  Digital Downloads at 1:30pm


Sep
01 2018
The Bear / Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market
Location: The Bear at 24 West Park Street

Sep 01, 2018, 8:00 AM – Sep 01, 2018, 12:00 PM

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market gives area
farmers, producers, makers, artisans and bakers a
prime riverfront spot to sell their products and 
connect with local shoppers.   
The Market will run every Saturday, rain or shine, 
from June 2 through September 29, 8am to Noon.

For more information please contact:
growl@thebearinspencer.com


Sep
08 2018
Clay County Fair Grandstand Entertaiment
Location: Clay County Fair Grandstand

Sep 08, 2018, 7:30 AM – Sep 08, 2018, 10:00 PM

The Clay County Fair and SRG Concert Series is proud to 
present two time CMA / ACM and Grammy Song of the Year
nominee LEE BRICE.

Ticket Prices:
$43.00  Front Stage Standing
$38.00  For Reserved Grandstand Seating
$33.00  For Bleacher Seating

Purchase Tickets:
Online:  www.midwesttix.com
Phone:  515-244-2771
In person:  Event Center Box Office.

SRG: The Spencer Radio Group of News Radio
KICD AM 1240, Big Country 107.7 and MORE 104.9
is sponsoring all the main Grandstand concerts.


Sep
08 2018
The Bear / Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market
Location: The Bear at 24 West Park Street

Sep 08, 2018, 8:00 AM – Sep 08, 2018, 12:00 PM

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market gives area
farmers, producers, makers, artisans and bakers a
prime riverfront spot to sell their products and 
connect with local shoppers.   
The Market will run every Saturday, rain or shine, 
from June 2 through September 29, 8am to Noon.

For more information please contact:
growl@thebearinspencer.com


Sep
09 2018
PRCA Rodeo at the Clay County Fair Outdoor Area
Location: Clay County Fair Outdoor Area

Sep 09, 2018, 6:30 PM – Sep 09, 2018, 9:00 PM

Due to a last minute change in the PRCA's scheduling, 
the Clay County Fair is fortunate to be able to bring in a
night of top-notch rodeo acction.  As a bonus to the 
fair-goers, this event will be FREE with gate admission. 

The PRCA Rodeo, presented by Barnes Rodeo Company,
will take place on Sunday, September 9th at 6:30pm.
The full rodeo replaces the previously announced 
CCF Bull Riding Challenge.  


Sep
09 2018
Clay County Fair Grandstand Entertaiment
Location: Clay County Fair Grandstand

Sep 09, 2018, 7:30 PM – Sep 09, 2018, 10:00 PM

80's and 90's rock band TESLA will be rocking the
grandstand tonight.  TESLA became a household name
in the mid 1980's with popular hits like:
"Need Your Lovin'"  "What You Give" and their popular
remake of "Signs".  The band has sold more than
25 million albums.  
Opening act will be Lita Ford!!!

Ticket Prices:
$40.00 Stage Front Standing
$35.00 Grandstand Seating
$30.00 Bleacher Seating

How to Purchase:
Online:   www.midwesttix.com
Phone:   1-515-244-2771
In Person:  Event Center Box Office

This night of entertainment is brought to you by
The SRG Concert Series which is sponsored by 
the Spencer Radio Group of:
News Radio 1240 KICD
Big Country  107.7
MORE 1014.9


Sep
10 2018
Clay County Fair Grandstand Entertaiment
Location: Clay County Fair Grandstand

Sep 10, 2018, 7:30 PM – Sep 10, 2018, 9:30 PM

Returning to the Sleep Number Grandstand as a part
of the SRG Concert Series will be the Oak Ridge Boys
with opening act of Jimmy Fortune.  This special evening
of music will coincide with Veteran's Day at the Clay 
County Fair. 

Ticket Prices:
$29.00 for stage front seating or and grandstand seating
$24.00 for bleacher seating

Purchase:
Online:  www.midwesttix.com
Phone:  515-244-2771
In Person:  Event Center Box Office

The 2018 SRG Concert Series at the Clay County Fair is 
sponsored by the Spencer Radio Group of Newsradio
1240 KICD, MORE 104.9 and Big Country 107.7


Sep
11 2018
Clay County Fair Grandstand Entertaiment
Location: Clay County Fair Grandstand

Sep 11, 2018, 7:30 PM – Sep 11, 2018, 10:00 PM

The Clay County Fair is proud to present 
Lauren Daigle with special guest Zach Williams
as part of the SRG Concert Series. 

Ticket Prices:
$35.00  General Admission (stage front standing)
$30.00  Reserved Grandstand Seating
$25.00  General Admission Bleacher Seating.

Tickets Available:
Online:  www.midwestix.com
Phone:  1-515-244-2771
In Person:  Event Center Box Office  M-F 9am to 4pm.


Sep
14 2018
Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week
Location: Spencer

Sep 14, 2018, 12:00 AM – Sep 23, 2018, 12:00 AM

September 14-23 we hope you eat out downtown as much
as possible.  Participating restaurants will be offering specials
and you have a chance to register and win Gift Cards to
those awesome eateries.

For more information contact Nancy at 712-262-7246


Sep
15 2018
The Bear / Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market
Location: The Bear at 24 West Park Street

Sep 15, 2018, 8:00 AM – Sep 15, 2018, 12:00 PM

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market gives area
farmers, producers, makers, artisans and bakers a
prime riverfront spot to sell their products and 
connect with local shoppers.   
The Market will run every Saturday, rain or shine, 
from June 2 through September 29, 8am to Noon.

For more information please contact:
growl@thebearinspencer.com


Sep
15 2018
Camp I Believe
Location: Lakeshore Center at Okoboji

Sep 15, 2018, 8:00 AM – Sep 15, 2018, 5:00 PM

Kindred Hospice is once again hosting a FREE Day Camp
for children and teens ages 7 to 17, grieving the death of
a loved one. 

Camp I Believe is a place where children can Heal, Play
and Grow.  It provides opportunity for campers to be kids
again and to identifywith peers who have also experienced
the death of a loved one.  Many of the children who come 
to camp attend for the opportunity to have fun and connect
with other children their age.  

PLEASE RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 7, 2018.

To receive your camper registration packet or learn more,
please contact Robin Lock at 712-336-2941 or via email at
robin.lock@kindred.com


Sep
15 2018
Clay County Fair Grandstand Entertaiment
Location: Clay County Fair Sleep Number Grandstand

Sep 15, 2018, 3:30 PM – Sep 15, 2018, 7:30 PM

The Clay County Fair is proud to present:
"Sesame Street Live!  C is for CELEBRATON"
with 2 performances scheduled for 3:30pm and
again at 7:30pm.

Ticket Prices:
$20.00  For General Admission Stage Front Seating
            and Reserved Grandstand Seating
$15.00  For General Admission Bleacher Seating

Purchase Tickets:
Online:  www.midwesttix.com      
In Person:  Event Center Box Office

The Spencer Radio Group of News Radio 1240 KICD,
Big Country 107.7 and MORE 104.9 is proud to sponsor
all six of the major shows appearing at the Clay County Fair.
  


Sep
16 2018
Clay County Fair Grandstand Entertaiment
Location: Clay County Fair Grandstand

Sep 16, 2018, 6:30 PM – Sep 16, 2018, 9:00 PM

Appearing tonight at 6:30pm will be classic rock band:
Blood, Sweat and Tears with new lead singer Bo Bice.
The band has been performing for more than four decades,
and is known for their fusion of rock, blues and horn
arrangements.  Opening for the band will be former lead
singer for Journey, Steve Augeri.  He will be perfornming
many of Journey's signature songs from the 80's & 90's.

Prices:
$30.00 Stage Front Standing
$25.00 Reserved Grandstand Seating
$20.00 Bleacher Seating

Purchase Ticket 3 Ways:
In person:   Event Center Box Office
By phone:   515-244-2771
www.midwesttix.com


The Spencer Radio Group of Newsradio 1240 KICD,
Big Country 107.7 and MORE 104.9 is proud to sponsor
all six of the major shows apppearing at the 2018
Clay County Fair.


Sep
19 2018
Iowa Workers' Compensation Law
Location: Spencer Schools Administration Building at 23 East 7th Street

Sep 19, 2018, 1:00 PM – Sep 19, 2018, 3:00 PM

Learn more about:
General overview of Workers' Compensation
Benefits for Employers
Pitfalls for Employers
Update to the changes in Workers' Compensation

No charge to attend, RSVP by September 14, 2018
to Bob Becker at 712-262-1971 ext 420073


Sep
22 2018
The Bear / Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market
Location: The Bear at 24 West Park Street

Sep 22, 2018, 8:00 AM – Sep 22, 2018, 12:00 PM

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market gives area
farmers, producers, makers, artisans and bakers a
prime riverfront spot to sell their products and 
connect with local shoppers.   
The Market will run every Saturday, rain or shine, 
from June 2 through September 29, 8am to Noon.

For more information please contact:
growl@thebearinspencer.com


Sep
29 2018
The Bear / Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market
Location: The Bear at 24 West Park Street

Sep 29, 2018, 8:00 AM – Sep 29, 2018, 12:00 PM

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market gives area
farmers, producers, makers, artisans and bakers a
prime riverfront spot to sell their products and 
connect with local shoppers.   
The Market will run every Saturday, rain or shine, 
from June 2 through September 29, 8am to Noon.

For more information please contact:
growl@thebearinspencer.com


Oct
05 2018
SCT Playhouse: Brigadoon
Location: Spencer Community Theatre

Oct 05, 2018, 7:30 PM – Oct 14, 2018, 2:00 PM

The Spencer Community Theatre is proud to present
"BRIGADOON" with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin
and Book by Frederick Loewe.

"BRIGADOON" has enchanted audiences for decades for 
it beautiful love story.  New Yorker, Tommy Albright arrives
unexpectedly at the mysterious Scottish Highland village of
Brigadoon, which only appears for one day every 100 years.
When Tommy meets and falls in love with Fiona, a beautiful
villager in this magical hamlet, he must decide whether to
return to his old life, or stay in Brigadoon forever. 

Performance dates and times:
October 5, 6, 12, & 13 at 7:30pm 
October 7 & 14 at 2pm.

For more information, contact the SCT at 262-7336


Oct
11 2018
Spencer Main Street Wine Stroll
Location: Downtown Spencer

Oct 11, 2018, 5:00 PM – Oct 11, 2018, 7:00 PM

Details coming soon!!!!


Oct
17 2018
Learn About Common Mistakes Employers Make Regarding FSLA & FMLA & How You Business Can Benefit From This Training
Spencer Municipal Utilities

Oct 17, 2018, 1:00 PM – Oct 17, 2018, 3:00 PM

Learn more about:
New Overtime Rules
Limiting workers to 40 hours per week
Qualifying leave reasons & family members
Prohibited employment actions

Free to Attend  RSVP to Bob Becker at
712-2621971 ext 420073


Nov
17 2018
Downtown Planter Decorating Contest Judging Day
Location: Downtown Spencer

Nov 17, 2018, 10:00 AM – Nov 17, 2018, 3:00 PM

Details coming soon!!!


Nov
24 2018
Shop Small Saturday
Location: Spencer

Nov 24, 2018, 9:00 AM – Nov 24, 2018, 5:00 PM

Details coming soon!!!!


Dec
02 2018
Spencer Main Street Gingerbread Kingdom
Location: TBA

Dec 02, 2018, 1:00 PM – Dec 02, 2018, 4:00 PM

Details coming soon!!!!


Dec
03 2018
Spencer Grand Meander / Tuba Christmas
Location: Downtown Spencer

Dec 03, 2018, 5:00 PM – Dec 03, 2018, 8:00 PM

Details coming soon!!!!


Feb
16 2019
EGGS & ISSUES
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

Feb 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – Feb 16, 2019, 10:30 AM

Open to the public, this is your time to discuss topics of
concern with local legislators.

This weeks sponsor:


Mar
09 2019
EGGS & ISSUES
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

Mar 09, 2019, 8:30 AM – Mar 09, 2019, 10:30 AM

Open to the public.  This is your time to meet with your
local legislators and discuss topics of conern.

This weeks sponsor:


Mar
23 2019
EGGS & ISSUES
Location: City Hall Council Chambers

Mar 23, 2019, 8:30 AM – Mar 23, 2019, 10:30 AM

Open to the public.  This is your chance to meet with
your local legislators and discuss topics of concern.

This weeks sponsor;


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