Upcoming Events

Festival Latino

Date: June 28, 2017

Time: 5:00PM

Location: Windmill Park, Orange City, IA

Orange City is celebrating Hispanic heritage in Sioux County by hosting  the sixth annual Festival Latino on Wednesday, June 28, at Windmill Park. The festival is one of the featured events of Orange City Arts’ Onstage Orange City season.  Festival Latino is a celebration of diversity, using arts and crafts, authentic Latino cuisine, musical entertainment, and games for kids. The fun begins at 5 pm with activities that include face painting, mural paintings, a bouncy castle, a pinata bust, a soccer challenge, a Mayan/Aztec pavilion, and more. the high-energy Orquesto Alto Maiz Latino musical group takes stage at 7 pm. All attendees are invited to wear traditional clothing from their country of origin (with prizes given for the best outfits). Activities are free, and food is available for purchase at a small cost.

4 Brothers Bar & Grill Groundbreaking

Date: June 28, 2017

Time: 9:30AM

Location: Sioux Center, IA

All are invited to a groundbreaking for 4 Brothers Bar & Grill in Sioux Center on Wednesday, June 28 at 9:30am. The new restaurant will be constructed just west of the Holiday Inn Express in southern Sioux Center by a group of local investors. Brothers Clint and Nathan Kass, of the Le Mars 4 Brothers Bar & Grill, will own and operate the Sioux Center restaurant. 4 Brothers Bar & Grill is Sioux Center will be at 50 St. Andrews Way, Sioux Center. Construction is anticipated to begin this summer.

The Great Plains Zoo at Sioux Center Public Library

Date: June 29, 2017

Time: 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Location: Sioux Center Public Library

The Great Plains Zoo will be visiting the Sioux Center Library on Thursday, June 29 from 10:30 – 11:30am. Parents, take your child to meet some to the cool animals!

Western Christian FFA Tractor Ride

Date: July 1, 2017

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Western Christian, Hull

Registration for the Western Christian FFA Tractor Ride begins Saturday, July 1, at 8 a.m. in the north parking lot at Western Christian. The ride will begin in Hull at 8:30 a.m., go to neighboring towns and back to Hull. The $30 per person registration fee includes the ride, a snack, lunch in Inwood and a tractor ride cap. For more information, contact Kylie Miller at 319-331-8328 or Don Krommendyk at 712-470-3203.

Okoboji Summer Theatre – “The Nerd”

Start date: June 27, 2017

End date: July 2, 2017

Time: Tues-Sat: 8PM, Sat Matinee: 4:30PM, Sun: 6PM

Location: Spirit Lake, IA

Okoboji Summer Theatre Presents

The Nerd

by Larry Shue

June 27 – July 2, 2017

Directed by Brad Watkins

Very funny, and anything but average!

This production is sponsored by Rob & Joanie Peters, Margy J. Wood, and Landmark Products

Curtain Time: Tuesday – Saturday at 8pm; Saturday Matinee at 4:30pm; Sunday Evening at 6pm

Ticket Prices: $18, with student/senior/military discount available

Box Office: (712) 332-7773 or email at boxoffice@okobojisummertheatre.org

Village Northwest Unlimited Independence Day Celebration

Date: July 3, 2017

Time: 5:00PM

Location: Sheldon, IA

Village Northwest is excited to announce the schedule for their annual Independence Day Celebration to be held Monday, July 3, 2017. The Independence Day Celebration is the largest event of the year at Village Northwest Unlimited and provides a family friendly environment.

The food court opens at 5:00pm featuring vendors including Hy-Vee, Kelly’s Catering, Pizza Ranch, and Subway. Activities for all ages begin at 6:00pm including fire truck rides, carnival games, petting zoo, pony rides, horse drawn wagon rides, and more. New activities this year include life size games such as human foosball, 9-square, and jenga. At 7:00pm, The Mud Dogs Band will take the outdoor stage. They are a Twin-Cities band that plays from a song list of over 200 tunes ranging from crowd favorites like “I Saw Her Standing There” by the Beatles to “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond to more modern day country songs by Little Big Town and Jason Aldean.

The evening concludes with the area’s largest fireworks display, beginning approximately at 10:00pm.

Bring you lawn chairs and enjoy the festivities! A full schedule can be found at bit.ly/VNU-2017IndDay or on Facebook.

Tractor Open House

Start date: July 1, 2017

End date: July 4, 2017

Time: Sat, Mon, Tue: 9AM-5AM; Sun: 1PM-5PM

Location: 3452 510th Street, Orange City, Iowa

Jake and Sharon Rens will display their collection of John Deere Tractors at their rural residence Fourth of July Weekend. His collection of rarer models such as a 1924 D and unusual tractors, not commonly seen in northwest Iowa. He has several General Purpose Orchard tractors. The Rens encourage young and all to come enjoy a day in the country, swapping stories and memories at the same time making memories and friends.

Antique Show and Flea Market

Start date: July 1, 2017

End date: July 4, 2017

Time: 8AM - 6PM

Location: Vick's Corner, Spirit Lake, IA

The 141st Annual Antique Show and Flea Market will be held at Vick’s Corner in Spirit Lake, Iowa on July 1st – 4th. Open 8am to 6pm or later. Come check out antiques, collectibles, primitives from dealers from several states. One of the finest antique shows in the Midwest. Concessions available on the premises. Located at the junction of HWY 9 and 86 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. For more information, call 712-336-5602, email at vicks@vickscorner.com, or visit www.vickscorner.com.

Faith CRC 4th of July Pancake Breakfast

Date: July 4, 2017

Time: 7AM - 10 AM

Location: Children's Park, Sioux Center, IA

There will be a Pancake breakfast held at the Children’s Park West shelter in Sioux Center on July 4 from 7-10am. Pancakes, ice cream and strawberries, and sausage. Cost is a freewill donation for Faith CRC Christian Education.


Special Prayer Gathering

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LifeServe Blood Drives – July 6-13

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Sioux Center Library Escape Box

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Coaches Wanted

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LifeServe Blood Drives – June 27-28

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Vacation Bible School Volunteers

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Community Garden Plots

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Conference Volunteers

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