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May
26 2016
OLDER AMERICANS WALK
Location: Spencer Area Activity Center

May 26, 2016, 10:00 AM – May 26, 2016, 1:00 PM

Join Elderbridge and the Spencer Area Activity
Center in a walk to celebrate "Older Americans Month"
Registration is at 10am
Welcome at 10:45am
Walk at 11am.

For more information, call 712-262-1782


May
26 2016
Annual Grand Avenue Picnic
Location: North Park (old North School Sight)

May 26, 2016, 6:00 PM – May 26, 2016, 8:00 PM

You are invited to the Annual Grand Avenue Picnic.
Bring the whole family.  Dinner is on us--Don't bring
a thing.  Don't forget to bring the kids!  There will
be face-painting, bubbles and sidewalk chalk.
There will be a short program at 7pm.

Rain location: First Congregational Church Fellowship 
Hall (Listen to KICD or check email for change of 
place.)


May
26 2016
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 26, 2016, 6:30 PM – May 26, 2016, 7:30 PM

Simply Delicious:  Strawberries at 6:30pm


May
27 2016
St. Luke Home & Services Wednesday Lunch and Learn
Location: St. Luke Campus

May 27, 2016, 11:30 AM – Jun 08, 2016, 1:00 PM

On Wednesday beginning on May 4 and going 
through June 8, St. Luke Home & Services will 
be hosting a Lunch and Learn.  The dates and 
topics are as follows:

June 1:  Spiritual Health in Later Years,
presenter, John Syvertson, Pastor

June 8:  Home Maintenance Issue for Seniors,
Presenter, Dale Meyer, Director of Maintenance

Reserve your spot for each Lunch and Learn by calling
St. Lukes Lutheran Home at 712-262-5931, Monday 
through Friday 8am to 4pm one week before the event.
Space is limitted to the first 13 who call.  
Lunch will be provided at 11:30am at no charge.


May
27 2016
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 27, 2016, 12:30 PM – May 27, 2016, 6:00 PM

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off from 
12:30pm to 6pm.


May
27 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

May 27, 2016, 7:00 PM – May 27, 2016, 10:00 PM

Mr. B's Flooring Kevin Oviatt Stock Car Challenge

$800 to win Stock Car Challenge.  
Stock Car Draw/Re-draw. 
All Classes Running

Join us for IMCA Racing night number four.
Hot laps will start at 7pm sharp, with racing to 
begin at approximately 7:30pm.
Adult general admission is $10.00, youth ages 12 and
under are admitted free of charge.  Pit passes for the
regular season races are $25.00.

Come early and enjoy "Finish Line Food Court"
each Friday night, with a variety of food and merchandise
vendors set up outside the Grandstand!


May
28 2016
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 28, 2016, 2:00 PM – May 28, 2016, 4:00 PM

Family Movie Day at 2pm.


May
28 2016
B * I * N * G * O
Location: Spencer Area Activity Center

May 28, 2016, 4:00 PM – May 28, 2016, 9:00 PM

Doors open at 4pm
Early Birds at  6pm
Regular Games at 7pm

For more information, please call 
712-262-1782


May
30 2016
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – May 30, 2016, 9:00 PM

The Spencer Public Library will be closed today
in obervance of Memorial Day.


May
31 2016
LOOKING FOR A CAREER CHANGE
Location: Spencer Community High School Industrial Technology Building

May 31, 2016, 6:30 AM – Jun 15, 2016, 2:30 PM

Looking for a career change?  FREE classes available.

Manufacturing 101 will be held May 31 through June 15
with 3 classes per week  /  Monday through Friday.
All materials are included.

This project is funded by Alliant Energy, Iowa Works, Iowa
Lakes Corridor, Dickinson County Endowment Fund,
Iowa Lakes Community College and Black Hills Energy.

For more information contact Jonna Garrett at 
712-264-3474 or jgarrett@iowalakescorridor.com to 
register. 


May
31 2016
Jens Jensen: Celebrating the Native Prairie
Location: Clay County Heritage Center

May 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – Sep 17, 2016, 4:00 PM

Jens Jensen (1860-1951) is celebrated as a 
pioneer of the "prairie school" of landscape
architecture.  He was an early advocate of
using native plants in parks and garden design,
and conserving natural spaces for human
recreation and reflection.

Clay County Heritage is working closely with the
Elkhorn Danish Museum, this exhibit will 
demonstrate Jens dream of creating parks
utilizing natural prairie plants and wildlife.
O'Brien County Conservation, Palo Alto Conservation,
The Prairie Flower and Clay County Conservation
are contributors to this exhibit demonstrating local
efforts towards conservation. 

Clay County Heritage Hours:
Sunday and Monday--Closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday:  10am -  4pm
Thursday:     10am  - 6pm
Saturday:     10am  - 3pm


May
31 2016
New Exhibit at Arts on Grand
Location: Arts on Grand

May 31, 2016, 10:00 AM – Jun 25, 2016, 4:00 PM

The works of Denise Walser Kolar will be on
display in the gallery of Arts on Grand.  The 
public is invited to stop in and view her works
of Watercolor done on Vellum and Botanical/
Nature Art.  

For more information, please call Arts on Grand
at 712-262-4307


May
31 2016
Library Events for the day!
Location: Spencer Public Library

May 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – May 31, 2016, 11:30 AM

Storytime at 10:30am

Spencer Public Library Summer Hours Begin.


Jun
01 2016
BUSINESS BEFORE HOURS
Location: Advance Services, Inc.

Jun 01, 2016, 7:30 AM – Jun 01, 2016, 8:30 AM

Chamber member & their staff & employees
are invited to Business Before Hours hosted by
Advance Service, Inc. at 4 Grand Avenue (next
to the fire station)  Enjoy a light breakfast
and morning conversation with fellow Chamber
members. Business Spotlight at 8am.
This event is free to attend.


Jun
03 2016
YMCA DANCE RECITAL
Location: Old Middle School Auditorium

Jun 03, 2016, 6:30 PM – Jun 04, 2016, 2:00 PM

The YMCA Dance Recital will take place on two
separate dates,  Friday, June 3 at 6:30pm and
Saturday, June 4 at 2pm.
For more information, call the Y at 262-3782


Jun
03 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jun 03, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jun 03, 2016, 10:00 PM

Casey's General Store Rally 4 Veterans Night

Join us for IMCA Racing night number five
Hot Laps begin at 7pm sharp -- Races to begin at
approximately 7:30pm.

Tonight all classes will be running which include:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods, 
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts:  Miniakota Micros.

Adult general admission for regular season races will be
$10.00; youth ages 12 and are admitted free.

Come early and enjoy "Finish Line Food Court" each 
Friday night, with variety of food and merchandise vendors
set up outside the Grandstand.


Jun
03 2016
Arts On Grand: Music in the Gallery
Location: Arts on Grand

Jun 03, 2016, 7:30 PM – Jun 03, 2016, 10:00 PM

CEOLHMOR at Arts on Grand:
Music in the Gallery..
Water and ice tea provided, Fancy snacks
will be served.  You may also bring your
own liquid refreshment.

For more information, please call 262-4307


Jun
04 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jun 04, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jun 04, 2016, 12:00 PM

OPENING MARKET DAY:  PLANT DAY!

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Jun
04 2016
SACRED HEART TRIVIA NIGHT
Location: Spencer Golf and Country Club

Jun 04, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jun 04, 2016, 9:00 PM

It is time to mark your calendars and start forming
your teams to participate in "Trivia Night" to support
Sacred Heart. 

The Sacred Heart Fall Gala Chairs and Co-Chairs will be
hosting a "Trivia Night".  Check-in and Social time will
begin at 7pm with trivia to follow at 7:30pm.  Light 
appetizers and popcorn will be provided with a cash bar
available.  

You may sign up as an individual or team of 8.
The cost is $20. per individual or $120. for a team 
of 8 if you register before may 25th.
Paper registrations are available at both Sacred Heart School
and Church offices as well as online at:
www.spencersacredheart.com.  For more information,
contact Sheriffa at 712.262.3047 ext 48 or at 
sjones@spencerschools.org.



Jun
06 2016
CLAY COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING
Location: Spencer Municipal Golf Course

Jun 06, 2016, 4:00 PM – Jun 06, 2016, 8:00 PM

The Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation is
Hosting the Clay County Scholarship Fundraiser 
Golf Outing.  
Registration and Meal begin at 4pm with a 5pm
Shotgun start for this 9 Hole Best Shot.  
The fee is $85.00 per golfer.

For more Iinformation call 712-362-0425 or go to
events@iowalakes.edu




Jun
06 2016
DIY CLUB at SPENCER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Location: Spencer Public Library

Jun 06, 2016, 6:30 PM – Jun 06, 2016, 8:00 PM

DIY Club at the Spencer Public Library--
Coloring Zen  Excercise your mind by coloring!
Coloring is no longer just for kids.  In fact, adult
coloring is all the rage right now.  Researchers and 
therapists alike have touted the calming benefits
of coloring for over a decade.  So, join us as we
listen to calming music, eat healthy snacks, and 
COLOR!!

Please call 580-7290 to reserve your spot.


Jun
07 2016
TECHKNOW MEET UP
Location: Techknow at 1103 38th Avenue West

Jun 07, 2016, 5:00 PM – Jun 07, 2016, 7:00 PM

Techknow is a meet up for like minded people who
love to learn, teach and experience new technologies.
The group meets the first Tuesday of each month and
discusses the latest technologies and projects that it's
members are working with.  The best part...it's 100%
Free.  At every meetup we also provide a platform for
our members to give a short presentation to our group
about a new project they are working on.

Refreshments will be provided.  For more information,
email:  info@techknow.io


Jun
08 2016
REFLECTIONS AT RIVERSIDE
Location: Riverside Cemetery - 1701 West 4th Street

Jun 08, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jun 08, 2016, 8:30 PM

This program is presented by the Spencer Historic 
Preservation Commission.  This event is FREE and 
open to the public.  Enter through the east entrance
only.  Litmited seating available, lawn chairs are
welcome. 
Celebrate Historic Preservation Month (May) just a 
little later. 


Jun
09 2016
"REMEMBERING OUR FALLEN"
Location: Clay County Heritage Center

Jun 09, 2016, 10:00 AM – Jun 15, 2016, 5:00 PM

"Remembering Our Fallen" from Iowa Travelling
Memorial Wall.  This is free to the public to come
and remember and honor our fallen heroes lost in
Iraq and Afghanistan.  Please stop at the Clay 
County Heritage Center during their normal business
hours to view this Memorial Wall. 
This is sponsored by  Community State Bank and 
Insurance.


Jun
09 2016
SURVIVORS DAY CELEBRATION
Location: Spencer Hospital Grand Avenue Park

Jun 09, 2016, 5:30 PM – Jun 09, 2016, 7:00 PM

You are invited to the "Survivors Day Celebration"
with musicians Jack Ryan, Glenn Henricksen and
Larry Satler.  The welcome and program will be at
6pm.
Our local Survivor's Day Celebration is an afternoon
for everyone, whether you are a cancer survivor, 
a family member, friend or medical professional.
This event provides an opportunity for all people 
living with a history of cancer to connect with each
other, celebrate milestones, and recognize those who
have supported them along the way.

(a few chairs will be available, yet feel free to bring your 
own or a blanket if you would like to sit and enjoy the
music)


Jun
10 2016
SPENCER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 35TH ANNUAL GOLF FUNDRAISER
Location: Spencer Golf and Country Club

Jun 10, 2016, 11:00 AM – Jun 10, 2016, 4:00 PM

Space is limited to the first 120 golfers!
"Chamber Texas Scramble format"
Registration begins at 11am
Shotgun start promptly at 12:30pm

Registration dealine is Friday, June 3, 2016.
Golf Cart Reservations due by June 3, 2016
Golf Fun Day Fee is $85.00/person
(includes:  Burger Bar Lunch, refreshments on the
cours and 18 holes of golf)

For more information call The Spener Chamber offices
at 712-262-5680


Jun
10 2016
FLAGFEST
Location: Spencer

Jun 10, 2016, 12:00 PM – Jun 12, 2016, 3:00 PM

Flagfest 2016 will be held on June 10, 11 & 12

Friday Flagfest activities include:
All Day each day of June 10,11, & 12
Annual Display of Veterans Memorial Flags
and additional flag at Clay County Courthouse,
Hiway 71 and 18 side streets provided by  American
Legion Glen Pederson Post #1 and VFW Post #3159

Arts in Bloom- Arts on Grand
Provided by:  Clay County Federated Garden Club
Members design floral arrangements to compliment
Art on display. 

Sunset:  
Annual Movie in the Park--FREE--
East Leach Park Bandshell
Provided by Spencer Jaycees.
Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, pillows to sit on and
enjoy the movie "Inside Out".  There will also be 
FREE popcorn and glowsticks for the kids.  
For more informaiton, call Casey at 712.298.0472 or
Nate at 712.330.6333.

*Listings are subject to change by the organizer 
and/or weather


Jun
10 2016
SPARC CONCERT SERIES
Location: Spencer Community Theatre

Jun 10, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jun 10, 2016, 9:00 PM

SPARC (Spencer Performing Arts Coalition)
is proud to present "Danika Portz"
Danika is creating a buzz in Music City. 
Orginally from Remsen, Iowa, Danika has 
been performing since the age of 6.  Since
moving to Nashville, Danika's distinctive
style is what sets her apart from the 
typical country act.  Lyrically grounded in 
country music, yet unafraid to think outside
the box melodically, Danika phrases things in 
a way that grabs the listener and makes them
want more.

Ticket details will be forthcoming.


Jun
10 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jun 10, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jun 10, 2016, 10:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 7pm -- Races to Follow

Tonight all classes will be running which include:

IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods, 
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts:  Miniakota Micros.


Jun
11 2016
FLAGFEST
Location: Spencer

Jun 11, 2016, 7:30 AM – Jun 11, 2016, 11:00 PM

Saturday, June 11th Events Include:

7:30am:
 Annual Run for the Son 5K/10K
and Kids Fun Run Hosted by Sacred Heart
Church and School.  5K and 10K chip-timed
run with a 1mile "Fun Run" for kids 10 and
under.   For more information contact 
Sheriffa Jones at sjones@spencerschools.org or 
712.580.6348. or check it out on Facebook under
"Run for the Son".
You can register online at:  www.itsyourrace.com


8:00am:  Flagfest Parade Line-up Begins at the
Clay County Fairgrounds.  Use gate C on 4th Ave
West and 14th Street intersection.  

11:00am:  Flagfest Parade sponsored by  
Black Hills Energy and Farmers Trust & Savings
Bank.

1pm to 5pm:  Concession Area Skate Park in East
Leach Park with electricity sponsored by SMU.
Vendors will be present with pop, tropical snow ice, 
sandwiches and much more.

Inflatables in East Leach Park sponsored by the
Spencer Rotary and U of O Marathon. with electricity
sponsored by SMU.  FREE to the public with inflatables
for all ages.  Enjoy the demolition ball, Double Lane
Giant Slide, 25' Mini Zip, Beagle Belly Bounce House,
and much more.  

Large Inflatable Obstacle Course and Rock Wall 
sponsored by  Iowa Army National Guard.  Come and
try out the 80 foot Obstacle Course and Rock Wall.
There will be an age and height requirement for these
two items- to be posted at each unit. 

6pm to 10pm:  Grand Cruise and Tunes on Grand Avenue
Provided by:  Old Iron Company.
Everyone can bring their old hot rods, classics, muscle
cars, antiques and more to cruise and park on Grand Avenue,
listen to good old Rock "N" Roll music and visith with friends
and neighbors. For more information, go to:
www.oldironcompany.com

* Listings are subject to change by the organizer and/or
weather.  


Jun
11 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jun 11, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jun 11, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS HERB DAY!!

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Jun
11 2016
THE CHILL STREET PARTY
Location: East Third Street - Spencer

Jun 11, 2016, 6:00 PM – Jun 11, 2016, 10:00 PM

For Flagfest, The Chill will change to a Saturday 
night event to be held on East 3rd Street during
the Grand Cruise.  The activity will be hosted by
Weasy's Grille and Lounge and Spencer USA and
will feature music by THE NADAS with special 
guest Rick Brosseau.
Admission to this event is FREE and open to
everyone in the community.  
For more information, visit the Spencer U.S.A 
Facebook page at:
www.facebook.com/SpencerUSA

This event is sponsored by Spencer Municipal
Utilities and hosted by Weasy's Lounge & Grille
and the Spencer USA-Young Professionals Group
of the Spencer Chamber of Commerce. 


Jun
12 2016
FLAGFEST
Location: Spencer

Jun 12, 2016, 7:00 AM – Jun 12, 2016, 4:00 PM

Sunday Events for Flagfest:

7am to 11am
- Flight Breakfast 
Northwest Iowa Regional Airport
Sponsored by Community State Bank 
and Insurance. 

Annual Pancake Breakfast for fly-in and
drive-in customers in the large yellow
hangar serving pancakes and sausage.
There will be aircraft of interest on display.
for more information, contact Gayle Brandt at
712.262.1100.

1pm to 5pm - Free Swim
Spencer Family Aquatic Center provided by
The Spencer Park's Department. The Aquatic Center
is located at 612 4th Street SE in Spencer. 

1pm - 2pm - Spencer Municipal Band
East Leach Park Bandshell with music provided
by The Spencer Municipal Band.  This is a FREE 
concert, so come on out and relax while listening
to the Municipal Band.  Bring your own chairs and 
relax to the wonderful music.  

2pm to 4pm - Bill Riley Talent Search
The location is to be announced. 
This event is organized by Katie Kardell and
Jessica Schable.   For more information on the
Bill Riley Talent Search, contact the organizers at
Katie Kardell-712.262.8811 or Jessica Schable at 
712.330.3761.

Listings are subject to change by the organizer and/or
the weather.  


Jun
15 2016
SHRED DAY
Location: Farmers Bank at 125 West 4th Street

Jun 15, 2016, 11:00 AM – Jun 15, 2016, 2:00 PM

SHRED DAY:
You have paper, we will have the shredder!
Bring files, documents, tax records & receipts...
Info Dog Security will shred it for you with their 
safe, secure and confidential on sight shredder
for FREE!!!!!

Please bring non-perishable foot items to be
donated to UDMO.  

(Please note we are scheduled until 2pm unless
the truck fills up before that time)


Jun
17 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jun 17, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jun 17, 2016, 10:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 7pm -- Races to Follow

Tonight all classes will be running which include:

IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods, 
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts:  Miniakota Micros.

Tonight is sponsored by H&N Chevy Buick


Jun
18 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jun 18, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jun 18, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS MUSIC AT THE MARKET;  FLOWER DAY!

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Jun
18 2016
FATHER'S DAY COOKOUT
Location: Parker Museum at 300 East 3rd Street

Jun 18, 2016, 3:00 PM – Jun 18, 2016, 6:00 PM

Special Guest:  Jesse Bogenrief!
This event will be held at the Parker Museum
in honor of the Parker Centennial.


Jun
20 2016
Movie Night at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Jun 20, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jun 20, 2016, 9:00 PM

Tonight the Spencer Public Library will be showing
"Eddie the Eagle"  inspired by true events, Eddie the
Eagle is a feel good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards,
an unlikely but courageous British ski jumer who never
stopped believing in his dream. With the help of a 
rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie wins the hearts
of sports fans around the world at the 1988 Calgary
Winter Olympics.

To reserve your spot, please call 580-7290.


Jun
21 2016
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Hosts: Fareway, State Bank & SMU with West O

Jun 21, 2016, 5:00 PM – Jun 21, 2016, 7:00 PM

Chamber members and their employees are invited to
attend Businss After Hours located at the green space
by State Bank.  Enjoy great food, conversation and 
beverages with fellow Chamber members. 
Business Spotlight and Chamber drawing at 6pm.
This event is free to attend.


Jun
23 2016
Simply Delicious at the Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Jun 23, 2016, 6:30 PM – Jun 23, 2016, 8:00 PM

Tonight the Simply Delicious Class will focus on:
"Eating with Allergies"

Just because you, a loved one, or a friend have 
food allergies, doesn't mean that there isn't good
food to eat.  Learn how to make foods that adapt
to a dairy-free and gluten-free allergies.  Join us
to make a delicious summer chowder that 
highlights fresh vegetables, and cloud bread that 
is made with no flour.  Come learn how to make
food that everyone will rave about. 

Please call 580-7290 to reserve your spot. 


Jun
24 2016
ADULT KREATIVE KORNER
Location: Spencer Family YMCA

Jun 24, 2016, 6:00 PM – Jun 24, 2016, 8:00 PM

Create a patriotic painting with the guidance of 
Kip Davis.  All materials are included, register at the
Spencer Family YMCA. 
For more information call the Y at 262-3782


Jun
24 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jun 24, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jun 24, 2016, 10:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 7pm -- Races to Follow

Tonight all classes will be running which include:

IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods, 
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts:  Miniakota Micros.

Tonight is sponsored by 
Farmers Trust and Savings Bank


Jun
25 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jun 25, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jun 25, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS CHEF IN THE MARKET: SUPER SALADS

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Jun
25 2016
Spencer Jaycees 6th Annual "No Running Shoes Allowed Triathlon"
Location: Spencer Municipal Golf Course & 5:13 Bar

Jun 25, 2016, 9:00 AM – Jun 25, 2016, 1:00 PM

Get a team together for the Spencer Jaycees
6th Annual "No Running Shoes Allowed Triathlon"

Register a four person team ($50/person) includes:
* 9 Holes of Golf (Best Ball)
* 6 Games of bags
* 6 Games of darts
* Lunch included
* Live auction
* Tournament if flighted & numerous prizes awarded
* Fun without shin splints. Leave your running shoes at 
   home for this triathlon. 
* Majority of proceeds go to Shayla Bee Fund.

To Register:  Contact Spencer Jaycees Member Paul Daniels
at  712.260.9549 or 5:13 Bar at 712.580.BEER (2337)


Jun
26 2016
Fourth Annual Swim-A-Thon
Location: Spencer Family Aquatic Center

Jun 26, 2016, 1:00 PM – Jun 26, 2016, 3:00 PM

This swim-a-thon is in support of the 
Michael Rohan Memorial Fund.
For more information contact the Y at 
262-3782


Jun
27 2016
Book into Movie at Spencer Public Library
Location: Spencer Public Library

Jun 27, 2016, 6:30 PM – Jun 27, 2016, 9:00 PM

Tonight the Book into Movie Club will be watching:
"What's Eating Gilbert Grape"

Excercise your mind by reading then watching
"What's Eating Gilbert Grape"
After his father's death, Gilbert, has to care for
his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his 
morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly 
challenged when love walks into his life.  This 
is a drama/romance you won't want to miss!

Please call 580-7290 to reserve your spot.


Jun
28 2016
New Exhibit at Arts on Grand
Location: Arts on Grand

Jun 28, 2016, 10:00 AM – Jul 30, 2016, 4:00 PM

This latest exhibition in the gallery of 
Arts on Grand will feature the works of 
Allan Servoss.  The public is invited to 
view his surrealist landscape paintings and 
drawings from colored pencil.  

For more information, call Arts on Grand at
712-262-4307


Jun
28 2016
SPENCER STRIDES
Location: Grand Avenue

Jun 28, 2016, 12:00 PM – Jun 28, 2016, 1:00 PM

Come and join us for our monthly
"Walk With the Community"
This will be held on the 4th Tuesday of 
every month.  

Not a member of the YMCA?  
NO worries..this event is free for all members
and non members.

Will they always be at the Y?
No...its Iowa...so we understand walking outdoors
isn't ideal 12 months a year.  April thru September
our walks will be up and down Grand Avenue, similar
to last year's Walk at the Whistle, Healthiest State Walk.
January thru March and November and December we 
will be at the Y.


Why Attend?
Beyond the health benefits of walking..social interaction
is good for you and there are prizes.

What are the prizes?
This is a year long initiative, sponsored by the Spencer 
Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. Each month,
a different business will sponsor and donate at least $100.00
worth of prizes.  Join the event and get a punch card that 
you can use all year long to improve your odds at winning
each of the 11 monthly drawing that will be held in 
December  of 2016.

Sponsor for today:
Spencer Chamber of Commerce


Jul
01 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jul 01, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jul 01, 2016, 10:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 7pm -- Races to Follow

Tonight all classes will be running which include:

IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods, 
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts:  Miniakota Micros.


Jul
02 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jul 02, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jul 02, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS PICNIC MARKET--BUY EVERYTHING 
YOU NEED FOR YOUR PICNIC!

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Jul
08 2016
CrAzY DaYz
Location: Southpark Mall

Jul 08, 2016, 10:00 AM – Jul 09, 2016, 6:00 PM

It is time once again for Crazy Days at Southpark Mall.
Shop in indoor comfort and take advantage of some
Crazy Deals and Crazy Prices from the mall merchants.


Jul
08 2016
THE CHILL
Location: The Bear Coffehouse & Wine Bar

Jul 08, 2016, 5:00 PM – Jul 08, 2016, 7:30 PM

Everyone is invited down to The Bear Patio for
The Chill.  This event is FREE and open to 
everyone in the community.  There will be 
appetizers and munchies and several beverage
specials. Entertainment will be Adam Layman
For more information, visit the Spencer U.S.A.
Facebook page at:
www.facebook.com/SpencerUSA


Jul
08 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jul 08, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jul 08, 2016, 10:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 7pm -- Races to Follow

Tonight all classes will be running which include:

IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods, 
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts:  Miniakota Micros.

Tonight is Non Wing Micros and Mini-Mod Nationals.


Jul
09 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jul 09, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jul 09, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS MUSIC IN THE MARKET; 
PIE CRUST MAKING!!

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Jul
12 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speeday

Jul 12, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jul 12, 2016, 10:00 PM

ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY CRANK IT UP CLASH

Stock Car & A-Mods - $1,000.00 to win both 
classes.  4 FREE Hoosier tires to the winners

Hot Laps begin at 7pm and races to follow.

All classes are running which include:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compact:
Miniakota Micros.


Jul
14 2016
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Jul 14, 2016, 5:00 PM – Jul 14, 2016, 8:00 PM

It is time once again for the Mainstreet Market.
Come on down to the Courthouse Square and 
enjoy arts and crafts and fresh produce from 
local gardners and groups, plus entertainment.
It is a night to meet up with friends and have
a fun night.


Jul
15 2016
3rd Annual Soiree En Blanc
Location: To Be Announced

Jul 15, 2016, 6:00 PM – Jul 15, 2016, 9:00 PM


Jul
16 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jul 16, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jul 16, 2016, 12:00 PM

FEATURED TODAY; THE HANDMADES AND
HOMEMADES MARKET.

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Jul
21 2016
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Jul 21, 2016, 5:00 PM – Jul 21, 2016, 8:00 PM

It is time once again for the Mainstreet Market.
Come on down to the Courthouse Square and 
enjoy arts and crafts and fresh produce from 
local gardners and groups, plus entertainment.
It is a night to meet up with friends and have
a fun night.


Jul
22 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jul 22, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jul 22, 2016, 10:00 PM

NSL 360 SPRINTS SPONSORED BY 
ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY

Stock Car, B-Mod, A-Mod running for 
mystery prize money!!

Hot Laps start at 7pm with races to follow.

All Classes Running which include:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods,
Hobby Stocks & Sport Compacts:
Miniakota Micros.


Jul
23 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jul 23, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jul 23, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS CHEF IN THE MARKET; "FARM TO 
FORK";  CORN ROAST

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Jul
26 2016
SPENCER STRIDES
Location: Grand Avenue

Jul 26, 2016, 12:00 PM – Jul 26, 2016, 1:00 PM

Come and join us for our monthly
"Walk With the Community"
This will be held on the 4th Tuesday of 
every month.  

Not a member of the YMCA?  
NO worries..this event is free for all members
and non members.

Will they always be at the Y?
No...its Iowa...so we understand walking outdoors
isn't ideal 12 months a year.  April thru September
our walks will be up and down Grand Avenue, similar
to last year's Walk at the Whistle, Healthiest State Walk.
January thru March and November and December we 
will be at the Y.

Why Attend?
Beyond the health benefits of walking..social interaction
is good for you and there are prizes.

What are the prizes?
This is a year long initiative, sponsored by the Spencer 
Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. Each month,
a different business will sponsor and donate at least $100.00
worth of prizes.  Join the event and get a punch card that 
you can use all year long to improve your odds at winning
each of the 11 monthly drawing that will be held in 
December  of 2016.

Sponsor for today:
Northwest Iowa Realty


Jul
26 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Jul 26, 2016, 7:00 PM – Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 PM

Hot Laps at 7pm -- Races to follow

All Classes are running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts:
Miniakota Micros.


Jul
28 2016
CrAzY DaYz
Location: Downtown Spencer

Jul 28, 2016, 9:00 AM – Jul 30, 2016, 5:00 PM

It is time once again for Spencer Mainstreet
"Crazy Days"  Shop mainstreet and visit
all the stores as they offer crazy prices on 
their sidewalk bargains.

Please note "Thanks With Franks" will be on
Thursday Night, July 28th.


Jul
28 2016
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Jul 28, 2016, 5:00 PM – Jul 28, 2016, 8:00 PM

It is time once again for the Mainstreet Market.
Come on down to the Courthouse Square and 
enjoy arts and crafts and fresh produce from 
local gardners and groups, plus entertainment.
It is a night to meet up with friends and have
a fun night.


Jul
30 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Jul 30, 2016, 8:00 AM – Jul 30, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS:  "SALSA CONTEST"

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Aug
02 2016
New Exhibit at Arts on Grand
Location: Arts on Grand

Aug 02, 2016, 10:00 AM – Sep 10, 2016, 4:00 PM

Arts on Grand is proud and pleased to have
the Landscape Drawings of Tom Christopher
as next exhibit in the gallery.  The public is
invited to view his works during normal
gallery hours.

For more information, call Arts on Grand at
712-262-4307


Aug
04 2016
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Aug 04, 2016, 5:00 PM – Aug 04, 2016, 8:00 PM

It is time once again for the Mainstreet Market.
Come on down to the Courthouse Square and 
enjoy arts and crafts and fresh produce from 
local gardners and groups, plus entertainment.
It is a night to meet up with friends and have
a fun night.


Aug
05 2016
NO TAX WEEKEND
Location: Area Retail Merchants

Aug 05, 2016, 9:00 AM – Aug 06, 2016, 5:00 PM

No Tax Weekend is here again!  This annual event
applies to only to clothing and footwear that meet
certain criteria. No Sales Tax, including local option
sales tax will be collected on sales of an article of 
clothing or footwear having a selling price of less
than $100.00.


Aug
06 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Aug 06, 2016, 8:00 AM – Aug 06, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS:  CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY!!!

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Aug
06 2016
SPENCER POLICE DEPARTMENT DRUG PREVENTION 5K WALK / RUN
Location: West Leach Park (by the boat ramp)

Aug 06, 2016, 8:00 AM – Aug 06, 2016, 12:00 PM

The race will start at 8am followed by a 
Bike Rodeo at approximately 9:30am.  

Registration fees: 
Adults - $20.00
Youth  - $10.00

For more information or to sign up, contact
Kyle VanOtterloo at:
kvanotterloo@spenceriowacity.com


Aug
09 2016
DOGGIE DIP
Location: Spencer Family Aquatic Center

Aug 09, 2016, 5:00 PM – Aug 09, 2016, 7:00 PM

Join in the fun at the Spencer Family Aquatic 
Center for 2 hours of "dog paddling"..an open
swim for you and your dog.  All proceeds go to
People for Pets Animal Shelter.  Pre-registration
is not required.  
This event is sponsored by the City of Spencer 
and the Spencer Family YMCA.


Aug
10 2016
RACE NIGHT AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY
Location: Clay County Fair Speedway

Aug 10, 2016, 7:00 PM – Aug 10, 2016, 10:00 PM

A-MOD SPECIAL TBA -- CHAMPIONSHIPS

Hotlaps begin at 7pm -- Racing to follow
All Classes are running:
IMCA Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sport Mods,
Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts:
Miniakota Micros


Aug
11 2016
MAINSTREET MARKET ON THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE
Location: Spencer Courthouse Square

Aug 11, 2016, 5:00 PM – Aug 11, 2016, 8:00 PM

It is time once again for the Mainstreet Market.
Come on down to the Courthouse Square and 
enjoy arts and crafts and fresh produce from 
local gardners and groups, plus entertainment.
It is a night to meet up with friends and have
a fun night.


Aug
12 2016
THE CHILL
Location: The Bear Coffehouse & Wine Bar

Aug 12, 2016, 5:00 PM – Aug 12, 2016, 7:30 PM

Everyone is invited to attend the next CHILL
at The Bear Outdoor Patio located at 24 East
Park Street.  Bring your friends to this FREE 
event and enjoy appetizers, munchies and 
several beverage specials. Entertainment will
be Matt Andrews.
For more information, visit the Spencer U.S.A.
Facebook page at:
www.facebook.com/SpencerUSA

Tonight is sponsored by Community Bank & Insurance


Aug
13 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Aug 13, 2016, 8:00 AM – Aug 13, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS:  MUSIC AT THE MARKET AND
                TOMATO FEST!!

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Aug
13 2016
Glow Course Fun Run
Location: Spencer Municipal Golf Course

Aug 13, 2016, 9:15 PM – Aug 13, 2016, 11:00 PM

A 5k Run/Walk at the the Spencer Municipal Golf
Course that includes a live DJ, food, refreshments,
Glow-in-the-Dark ZUMBA, and a longest drive 
contest.  Free drink ticket and t-shirt for every 
registration as well as a next day $10.00 nine
hole golf round that includes a cart!!!
Coming from out of town, reserve a room at the
South T Motel before July 13 and get a discounted
rate.  
Register online at:  spencerymca.org/specialevent.php
or call 712-262-3782 for more information.


Aug
15 2016
Spencer Family Closed for Cleaning and Maintenance
Location: Spencer Family YMCA

Aug 15, 2016, 6:00 AM – Aug 19, 2016, 9:00 PM


Aug
20 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Aug 20, 2016, 8:00 AM – Aug 20, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS:  CHEF IN THE MARKET; "GRILL
CRAZY" TASTING PLUS SCHOOL SPIRIT.

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Aug
23 2016
SPENCER STRIDES
Location: Grand Avenue

Aug 23, 2016, 12:00 PM – Aug 23, 2016, 1:00 PM

Come and join us for our monthly
"Walk With the Community"
This will be held on the 4th Tuesday of 
every month.  

Not a member of the YMCA?  
NO worries..this event is free for all members
and non members.

Will they always be at the Y?
No...its Iowa...so we understand walking outdoors
isn't ideal 12 months a year.  April thru September
our walks will be up and down Grand Avenue, similar
to last year's Walk at the Whistle, Healthiest State Walk.
January thru March and November and December we 
will be at the Y.

Why Attend?
Beyond the health benefits of walking..social interaction
is good for you and there are prizes.

What are the prizes?
This is a year long initiative, sponsored by the Spencer 
Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. Each month,
a different business will sponsor and donate at least $100.00
worth of prizes.  Join the event and get a punch card that 
you can use all year long to improve your odds at winning
each of the 11 monthly drawing that will be held in 
December  of 2016.

Sponsor for today:
Spencer Hospital


Aug
27 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Aug 27, 2016, 8:00 AM – Aug 27, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS "SAMPLE SATURDAY"

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Sep
03 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Sep 03, 2016, 8:00 AM – Sep 03, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS:  CHILDREN'S DAY

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Sep
09 2016
THE CHILL
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 09, 2016, 5:00 PM – Sep 09, 2016, 7:30 PM

The CHILL Clay County Fair Kickoff Party will be held
on the Clay County Fairgrounds at the Northwest Bank 
Tent.  Admission to this event is FREE and open to all in the
community.  

Music to be announced.

For more information, visit the Spencer U.S.A. 
Facebook page at:
www.Facebook.com/SpencerUSA

T
onight is sponsored by Northwest Bank


Sep
10 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Sep 10, 2016, 8:00 AM – Sep 10, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS: GRANDPARENTS DAY;
               MUSIC AT THE MARKET.

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Sep
10 2016
CLAY COUNTY FAIR GRANDSTAND PERFORMANCE
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 10, 2016, 7:30 PM – Sep 10, 2016, 10:00 PM

The Clay County Fair is proud and pleased to present 
country superstar MARTINA MCBRIDE with special 
guest Brad Morgan.

Multiple Grammy Nominee Martina McBride has sold over
18 million albums to date, including 20 Top 10 Singles 
and six #1 Hits.  This winter Martina released her first
single "Reckless" the title track from her new album 
which was released April 29th.  

Martina has earned more than 15 major music awards,
including 4 wins for Female Vocalist of the Year from the
Country Music Association and 3 Academy of Country 
Music awards for Top Female Vocalist.  She has been 
awarded 14 Gold Records, 9 Platinum honors and 3 Double
Platinum Records, and 2 Triple Platinum Awards.  Martina
was awarded the Covenant House Beacon of Hope Award
and Music Business Association's prestigious 2015 Harry
Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic
efforts on behalf of domestic violence. 

Prices are $48.00(general admission stage front standing)
$38.00 (reserved Grandstand seating), $33.00 (general
admission bleacher seating)  Tickets will be available online
at www.midwestix.com, by phone at 515-244-2771, or in
person at the Clay County Regional Events Center Box Office. 


Sep
11 2016
CLAY COUNTY FAIR GRANDSTAND PERFORMANCE
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 11, 2016, 7:30 PM – Sep 11, 2016, 10:00 PM

The Clay County Fair is excited to bring 
platinum selling recording artist Andy Grammer
with special guest Rachel Platten to the U.S.
Cellular Grandstand.


Sep
12 2016
CLAY COUNTY FAIR GRANDSTAND PERFORMANCE
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 12, 2016, 7:30 PM – Sep 12, 2016, 9:30 PM

The Clay County Fair is pleased to present the 
"Hitmakers Reunion Tour" starring:
Restless Heart plus Richie McDonald, Suzy Bogus
and Billy Dean in the US Cellular Grandstand. 

Ticket prices are:
General admission stage front seating--$29.00
Reserved Grandstand seating--$29.00
General Admission bleacher seating--$24.00

Tickets are available at:
www.claycountyfair.com
o
r by calling 1-515-244-2771
or in person at the Clay County Regional Event
Center Box Office. 


Sep
13 2016
Artisans Road Trip 2016
Location: Arts on Grand

Sep 13, 2016, 10:00 AM – Oct 29, 2016, 4:00 PM

It is time for Artisans Road Trip 2016!!
This will feature artworks from local area
artists.  The Artisans Road Trip is a self-
guided tour through artists' studios and 
galleries all over NW Iowa.

For more information, call Arts on Grand at 
712-262-4307


Sep
13 2016
CLAY COUNTY FAIR GRANDSTAND PERFORMANCE
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 13, 2016, 7:30 PM – Sep 13, 2016, 10:00 PM

The Clay County Fair is excited to bring the
platinum selling Christian artists MercyMe with
special guest Phil Wickham to the U.S. Cellular
Grandstand.


Sep
14 2016
RACING AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fair Speeday

Sep 14, 2016, 7:00 PM – Sep 14, 2016, 10:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 7pm -- Racing to follow

IMCA -- ALL CLASSES RUNNING


Sep
16 2016
RACING AT THE CLAY COUNTY FAIR
Location: Clay County Fair Speeday

Sep 16, 2016, 7:00 PM – Sep 16, 2016, 10:00 PM

Hot Laps begin at 7pm -- Racing to follow

NSL - VS - WOO SPRINT CAR CHALLENGE


Sep
17 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Sep 17, 2016, 8:00 AM – Sep 17, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS FALL HARVEST

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Sep
17 2016
CLAY COUNTY FAIR GRANDSTAND PERFORMANCE
Location: Clay County Fairgrounds

Sep 17, 2016, 7:30 PM – Sep 17, 2016, 10:00 PM

Relive 40 years of hits by legendary 3 Dog Night.
Listen to their hits of "Joy to the World" "Black 
and White"  "Shambala"  "One"  
Since 1986 the band has performed over 2200 shows
including 2 Super Bowls.

Opening act for 3 Dog Night is local favorite:
Kory and the Fireflies The group has played
locally and has had air and video play in all
50 States with their singles:  Sometimes, Pop Fly
and Everyone.

Ticket prices are $33.00 General Admisson Stage
Front Standing.  $28.00 reserved Grandstand seating
and $23.00 general admission bleacher seating.
Tickets will be available at:
www.midwesttix.com, by phone 1-515-244-2771 and
or in person at the Clay County Regional Event Center
Box Office. 


Sep
18 2016
CLAY COUNTY FAIR GRANDSTAND PERFORMANCE
Location: Clay County Fair US Cellular Grandstand

Sep 18, 2016, 6:30 PM – Sep 18, 2016, 9:00 PM

The Clay County Fair is excited to announce that rock 
powerhouse  LYNYRD SKYNYRD will be perform in the
US Cellular Grandstand on the last Sunday of the Clay
County Fair at 6:30pm. 

With a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30million
worldwide and their beloved classic American rock 
anthem "Sweet Home Alabama" having over 2million
downloaded ringtones, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers
Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon that appeals
to all generations.

Prices are $48.00 (general admission stage front standing),
$38.00 (reserved Grandstand seating), and $33.00 (general
admission bleacher seating)

Tickets are available online at www.claycountyfair.com,
by phone at 1-515-244-2771, or in person at the Clay
County Regional Event Center Box Office.  There will be
NO additional fees applied to any of these purchase methods.




Sep
24 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Sep 24, 2016, 8:00 AM – Sep 24, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS:  CHILLY "CHILI" CONTEST

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Sep
27 2016
SPENCER STRIDES
Location: Spencer Family YMCA

Sep 27, 2016, 12:00 PM – Sep 27, 2016, 1:00 PM

Come and join us for our monthly
"Walk With the Community"
This will be held on the 4th Tuesday of 
every month.  

Not a member of the YMCA?  
NO worries..this event is free for all members
and non members.

Will they always be at the Y?
No...its Iowa...so we understand walking outdoors
isn't ideal 12 months a year.  April thru September
our walks will be up and down Grand Avenue, similar
to last year's Walk at the Whistle, Healthiest State Walk.
January thru March and November and December we 
will be at the Y.

Why Attend?
Beyond the health benefits of walking..social interaction
is good for you and there are prizes.

What are the prizes?
This is a year long initiative, sponsored by the Spencer 
Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. Each month,
a different business will sponsor and donate at least $100.00
worth of prizes.  Join the event and get a punch card that 
you can use all year long to improve your odds at winning
each of the 11 monthly drawing that will be held in 
December  of 2016.

Sponsor for today:
Northwest Bank


Oct
01 2016
RIVERFRONT FARMERS MARKET
Location: Gary's on the River Greenspace

Oct 01, 2016, 8:00 AM – Oct 01, 2016, 12:00 PM

TODAY IS "OKOTOBERFEST!!"

Support local agriculture, family farmers, bakers, 
artists and crafters from around the area while 
shopping the Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market.
Here you will find Iowa producers offering fresh
fruit, vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, bakery
and so much more.  Make it a Saturday morning
destination and a fun addition to your weekend. 

The Spencer Riverfront Farmers Market is brought
to you through a collaborative effort of the Spencer
Community Blue Zone Project, Spencer Chamber of
Commerce, Parker Historical Museum, The Bear
Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.  It is produced and
managed by The Bear Coffeehouse and Wine bar.
Our goal is to bring fun and festive farmers market
experience to the community.


Oct
07 2016
THE CHILL
Location: The Bear Coffehouse & Wine Bar

Oct 07, 2016, 5:00 PM – Oct 07, 2016, 7:30 PM

Everyone is invited to The Bear Outdoor Patio 
for an Oktoberfest themed evening featuring
the musical/comedy duo "The Polka Police"
Admission to this event is FREE and open to
everyone in the community.  
There will be beverage specials as well as
appetizers and munchies.  
For more information, visit the Spencer U.S.A. 
Facebook page at:
www.Facebook.com/SpencerUSA

The sponsor for tonights Chill is Farmers Bank


Oct
13 2016
Spencer Main Street Wine Stroll
Location: Downtown Spencer

Oct 13, 2016, 5:00 PM – Oct 13, 2016, 7:00 PM

More details will be forthcoming


Oct
25 2016
SPENCER STRIDES
Location: Grand Avenue

Oct 25, 2016, 12:00 PM – Oct 25, 2016, 1:00 PM

Come and join us for our monthly
"Walk With the Community"
This will be held on the 4th Tuesday of 
every month.  

Not a member of the YMCA?  
NO worries..this event is free for all members
and non members.

Will they always be at the Y?
No...its Iowa...so we understand walking outdoors
isn't ideal 12 months a year.  April thru September
our walks will be up and down Grand Avenue, similar
to last year's Walk at the Whistle, Healthiest State Walk.
January thru March and November and December we 
will be at the Y.

Why Attend?
Beyond the health benefits of walking..social interaction
is good for you and there are prizes.

What are the prizes?
This is a year long initiative, sponsored by the Spencer 
Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. Each month,
a different business will sponsor and donate at least $100.00
worth of prizes.  Join the event and get a punch card that 
you can use all year long to improve your odds at winning
each of the 11 monthly drawing that will be held in 
December  of 2016.

Sponsor for today:
SMU


Oct
27 2016
Spencer Main Street Moonlight Madness
Location: Downtown Spencer

Oct 27, 2016, 4:00 PM – Oct 27, 2016, 8:00 PM

More details will be forth coming


Nov
01 2016
Christmas in the Gallery
Location: Arts on Grand

Nov 01, 2016, 9:00 AM – Dec 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

The public is invited to Arts on Grand's annual
Holiday Market featuring artworks from local
area artists which celebrate the holiday season.


Nov
22 2016
SPENCER STRIDES
Location: Spencer Family YMCA

Nov 22, 2016, 12:00 PM – Nov 22, 2016, 1:00 PM

Come and join us for our monthly
"Walk With the Community"
This will be held on the 4th Tuesday of 
every month.  

Not a member of the YMCA?  
NO worries..this event is free for all members
and non members.

Will they always be at the Y?
No...its Iowa...so we understand walking outdoors
isn't ideal 12 months a year.  April thru September
our walks will be up and down Grand Avenue, similar
to last year's Walk at the Whistle, Healthiest State Walk.
January thru March and November and December we 
will be at the Y.

Why Attend?
Beyond the health benefits of walking..social interaction
is good for you and there are prizes.

What are the prizes?
This is a year long initiative, sponsored by the Spencer 
Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. Each month,
a different business will sponsor and donate at least $100.00
worth of prizes.  Join the event and get a punch card that 
you can use all year long to improve your odds at winning
each of the 11 monthly drawing that will be held in 
December  of 2016.

Sponsor for today:
Security Land Title


Dec
04 2016
Spencer Main Street Holiday Open House & Gingerbread Kingdom
Location: Downtown Spencer

Dec 04, 2016, 12:00 PM – Dec 04, 2016, 5:00 PM

More details will be forthcoming


Dec
05 2016
Spencer Main Street Grand Meander & Tuba Christmas
Location: Downtown Spencer

Dec 05, 2016, 5:00 PM – Dec 05, 2016, 8:00 PM

More details will be forthcoming


Dec
15 2016
MANHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS
Location: Clay County Regional Event Center

Dec 15, 2016, 7:00 PM – Dec 15, 2016, 10:00 PM

Be prepared to be totally entertained by Chip Davis and
Manheim Steamroller in their classic Christmas show.
Dazzling multimedia effects in an intimate setting will
definitely put you in the spirit of the Holidays.

Ticket Information to follow.


Dec
27 2016
SPENCER STRIDES
Location: Spencer Family YMCA

Dec 27, 2016, 12:00 PM – Dec 27, 2016, 1:00 PM

Come and join us for our monthly
"Walk With the Community"
This will be held on the 4th Tuesday of 
every month.  

Not a member of the YMCA?  
NO worries..this event is free for all members
and non members.

Will they always be at the Y?
No...its Iowa...so we understand walking outdoors
isn't ideal 12 months a year.  April thru September
our walks will be up and down Grand Avenue, similar
to last year's Walk at the Whistle, Healthiest State Walk.
January thru March and November and December we 
will be at the Y.

Why Attend?
Beyond the health benefits of walking..social interaction
is good for you and there are prizes.

What are the prizes?
This is a year long initiative, sponsored by the Spencer 
Chamber of Commerce and local businesses. Each month,
a different business will sponsor and donate at least $100.00
worth of prizes.  Join the event and get a punch card that 
you can use all year long to improve your odds at winning
each of the 11 monthly drawing that will be held in 
December  of 2016.

Sponsor for today:
Spencer Chiropractic & Wellness Center


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