Events

Iowa City Farmer's Market

Iowa City Farmer's Market

September 21, 2019 - 7:30am

The City of Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department operate farmers markets at two locations, two days a week during the summer season. The Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Chauncey Swan Ramp, 415 E. Washington Street. Season opening and closing dates, plus event times are listed below....

Party in the Park

Party in the Park

September 22, 2019 - 4:00pm

Connect with friends, family and neighbors this summer at Party in the Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, arts and crafts, and treats. Each party will have its own theme this year. Party in the Park is a no-fee event and is open to the public....

Seminar: Over the Levee, Under the Plow

Seminar: Over the Levee, Under the Plow

September 25, 2019 - 12:00am

"Over the Levee, Under the Plow" is a four-day mobile seminar to begin in Wisconsin at the site of the Bad Axe Massacre and to travel over the course of four days to the Quad Cities. The seminar seeks to position the agro-engineering of rural America within the broader framework of settler colonialism in order to attend to the historical, political and epistemic roots of the agricultural and environmental crisis. The program brings together Native leaders, students, local residents, artists,...

Iowa City Farmer's Market

Iowa City Farmer's Market

September 25, 2019 - 5:00pm

The City of Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department operate farmers markets at two locations, two days a week during the summer season. The Farmers Market runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Chauncey Swan Ramp, 415 E. Washington Street. Season opening and closing dates, plus event times are listed below....

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