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With concerts, conventions and festivals, Ottumwa offers a variety of year round activities for all ages. Search by keyword or view all listings below.
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Preschool Story Hour
January 3 - April 25
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, call (641) 682-7563 or go to www.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Songs & Stories
January 8 - April 30
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, call (641) 682-7563 or go to www.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Macbeth
April 24 - 26
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5144, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

Grease
April 25 - 27
Ottumwa High School Auditorium

For more information, call (641) 684-6597 x6416.

Ladies Night Out
April 25
Downtown Ottumwa

For more information, contact Robert Untiedt at (641) 799-3464.

Spaghetti Dinner
April 25
First Presbyterian Church - 228 W 4th St

For more information, contact Jean Sporer at (641) 682-1228, or go to www.HeartlandHumaneSociety.org.

State Tumbling & Dance Convention
April 25 - 27
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Bridge View Center at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.BridgeViewCenter.com.

37th Indian Hills Foundation Scholarship Auction
April 26
IHCC North Campus

For more information, contact Indian Hills Foundation at (641) 683-5302, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

YMCA Healthy Kids Day & Wapello County Wellness Fair
April 26
Ottumwa YMCA

For more information, contact Kathy Sisler at (641) 684-6571 x26, or go to OttumwaYMCA.com.

Annual IHCC Student Art Exhibit
April 28 - May 8
IHCC Art Gallery

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5144, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

Heartland Pregnancy Center Open House
April 28
101 S. Market, Suite 302- Ottumwa

For more information, contact Becky Dalrymple & Sara Lindley at (641) 683-3030, or go to www.OttumwaChoices.com.

A Day in an One-Room School
April 29
Railroad Clubhouse - 210 1/2 W Main St

For more information, contact Wapello County Historical Society at (641) 682-8676.

Dancers in Company Performance
April 29
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5144, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

May Breakfast & Bake Sale
May 1
Ottumwa Regional Health Center

For more information, call (641) 684-3413.

Wildflower Walk
May 1
Garrison Rock Wildlife Area

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Dance Above the Rainbow
May 2 - 3
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Shannon Proctor at (641) 891-2578, or go to www.ShannonsSchoolOfDance.net.

International Tuba Day Concert
May 2
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5144, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

Pre School Story Time
May 2
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Young Artists Exhibition
May 2 - 16
Quincy Place Mall

For more information, call (641) 684-6597 x6416.

Cedar Valley Winery Spring Open House
May 3
Cedar Valley Winery

For more information, contact Penny Mogan at (641) 472-2800, or go to cedarvalleywine.com.

Laureate Guild Plant Sale
May 3
Ottumwa Central Park

For more information, contact Connie Ferguson at (641) 777-0894.

Ottumwa Noon Lions Adult Co-Ed Kickball Tournament
May 3
Greater Ottumwa Park - Softball fields at corner of Hwys 34 & 149

For more information, contact Courtney Jones at (405) 614-0799 x4056.

Ottumwa Noon Lions Adult Co-ed Kickball Tournament
May 3
Softball fields on corner of Hwy 34 & 63 in Ottumwa

For more information, contact Courtney Jones at (405) 614-0799 x4056.

True Revelation 20
May 3
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Bridge View Center at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.BridgeViewCenter.com.

Upstairs/Downtown
May 3
Downtown Ottumwa

For more information, contact Robert Untiedt at (641) 799-3464.

Wildflower Pastel Class
May 3
American Gothic House Center

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Slavic Classics
May 4
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Bridge View Center at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.BridgeViewCenter.com.

IHCC Jazz Band Concert
May 5
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5144, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

IHCC Student Instrumental Recital
May 6
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5144, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

Circus Pages
May 8
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Bridge View Center at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.BridgeViewCenter.com.

IHCC Student Voice Recital
May 8
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5144, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

Scrubs & Beyond
May 8 - 9
Ottumwa Regional Health Center

For more information, call (641) 684-3413.

Heartland Humane Society Plant Sale
May 9 - 10
First Presbyterian Church - 228 W 4th St

For more information, contact Jean Sporer at (641) 682-1228, or go to www.HeartlandHumaneSociety.org.

IHCC Choral Ensembles Spring Concert
May 9
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5144, or go to www.IndianHills.edu.

Pre School Story Time
May 9
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Redhead Express Benefit Concert "Champions for Chase"
May 9
Bridge View Center Theater

For more information, contact Bridge View Center at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.BridgeViewCenter.com.

Wapello County Trails Council Tips for Trails & Mediathon
May 9 - 10

For more information, contact Wapello County Trails Council

Cannonball Road Rally
May 10
ending at Courtside Bar & Grill

For more information, contact Holly Dommer at (641) 799-0308, or go to http.

Les Trompettes
May 10
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Ottumwa Civic Music Association at (641) 680-9086, or go to www.orgsites.com.

Mother's Day Celebration / Ladies Day Out
May 10
Cedar Valley Winery

For more information, contact Penny Mogan at (641) 472-2800, or go to cedarvalleywine.com.

Youth Field Day
May 10
Ottumwa Izaak Walton League

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Make Ottumwa Shine
May 12 - 17
City-wide

For more information, call (641) 683-0685 or go to www.CityOfOttumwa.com.

OHS Band & Orchestra Springfest Concert
May 12
Ottumwa High School Auditorium

For more information, call (641) 684-6597 x6416.

6th-8th Band & Orchestra Pops Concert
May 15
Ottumwa High School Auditorium

For more information, call (641) 684-6597 x6416.

Pages for Pennies Book Sale
May 16 - 18
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Ottumwa Area CVB at (641) 684-4303.

Spring Gala Concert
May 17
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra at (641) 799-2693, or go to OttumwaSymphonyOrchestra.net.

Wild Edibles Workshop
May 17
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center

For more information, contact Pioneer Ridge Nature Center at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Bridge View Theater Series Preview
May 19
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Bridge View Center at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.BridgeViewCenter.com.

6th-8th Vocal Pops Concert
May 20
Evans Middle School Auditorium

For more information, call (641) 684-6597 x6416.

Reminisce Society: Remembering Iowa's Buffalo Bill
May 20
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to www.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Garden Bites I
May 22
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

For more information, call (641) 682-5491 or go to WapelloCounty.org.

OHS Vocal Pops Concert
May 22
Ottumwa High School Auditorium

For more information, call (641) 684-6597 x6416.

Ottumwa Farmer's Market
May 24 - October 29
Parking Lot Behind Market on Main

For more information, call (641) 777-6437.

2nd Annual Jog 4 Joe
May 26
Greater Ottumwa Park

For more information, contact Mary Ellen Winston or Carl Hensley at (641) 799-1990 x5159, or go to www.Facebook.com.

Dance, Inc.
May 28 - 31
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Bridge View Center at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.BridgeViewCenter.com.

Music and BBQ in the Vineyard
May 31
Cedar Valley Winery

For more information, contact Penny Mogan at (641) 472-2800, or go to cedarvalleywine.com.

Toddler Camp: Camouflage
June 3
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 5
Central Park

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Pedaling for Pets
June 6 - 7
Court Side Bar & Grill

For more information, contact Jim & Darla Jackson at (641) 682-0697, or go to www.HeartlandHumaneSociety.org.

Pre School Story Time
June 6 - July 25
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Bill Cosby - Far from Finished Tour
June 7
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Bridge View Center at (641) 684-7000, or go to www.BridgeViewCenter.com.

Central Park Cinema: Cars
June 7
Central Park

For more information, contact Robert Untiedt at (641) 799-3464.

Music on the Green
June 8
IHCC Marge Dodd Stage

For more information, contact Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra at (641) 799-2693, or go to OttumwaSymphonyOrchestra.net.

Readers Ink Book Club
June 11
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Summer Reading Program - Pick a Better Snack
June 11
Knights of Columbus Hall

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Jewelry Is Fun
June 12 - 13
Ottumwa Regional Health Center

For more information, contact Beverly at (641) 684-3413.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 12
Central Park

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Supper in the Park
June 13
Eldon City Park

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

American Gothic 5K Walk/Run
June 14
American Gothic House Center - Eldon

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

American Gothic Day Parade
June 14
Starting at K.D. Ave & Elm- Eldon

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

American Gothic House Art Contest
June 14 - 15
American Gothic House Center - Eldon

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

BBQ Chicken Dinner
June 14
K.D. Center - Eldon

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

Cardboard Boat Races
June 14
Eldon Fairgrounds

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

American Gothic Bike Ride
June 15
American Gothic House Center - Eldon

For more information, contact Holly Berg at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Disc Golf Tournament
June 15
American Gothic House- Eldon

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

Firehouse Breakfast
June 15
Eldon Fire Station

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

Mud Volleyball, Bocce Ball & Horseshoes
June 15
KD Center - Eldon

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

Summer Reading Program- Fizz Boom Read!
June 17
Knights of Columbus - 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Summer Reading Program -Houses with Stories
June 18
Knights of Columbus - 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Wapello County Fair
June 18 - 22
Wapello County Fairgrounds- Eldon

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634, or go to www.WapelloCountyFair.com.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 19
Central Park

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Bike the Byway
June 21
Ottumwa to Bloomfield

For more information, contact Katy Anderson at (641) 472-6177, or go to www.BikeTheByway.com.

Des Moines River Canoe Float
June 21
Des Moines River

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Summer Reading Program -Mad Mixture
June 24
Knights of Columbus- 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
June 25
Jimmy Jones Shelter

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Summer Reading Program -Creepy Critters
June 25
Knights of Columbus - 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Fishing Camp
June 26
Sycamore Pond

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Garden Bites II
June 26
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

For more information, contact Stacie Latham at (641) 682-5491, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Non-Fiction Book Club
June 26
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Ottumwa YMCA Annual Campaign Dinner & Auction
June 27
IHCC Dining Hall

For more information, contact Kathy Sisler at (641) 684-6571 x26, or go to www.OttumwaYMCA.com.

Central Park Cinema "Frozen"
June 28
Central Park

For more information, call (641) 799-3464.

Ottumwa Community Flea Market, Garage Sale & Vendor Fair
June 28
Sycamore Park

For more information, contact Joni Elder at (641) 799-9989, or go to https:.

Summer Reading Program -Reading Road Trip
July 1
Knights of Columbus- 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Toddler Camp: Ants
July 1
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Summer Reading Program -Dizzercise
July 2
Knights of Columbus- 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Agency Fire & Rescue Street Dance
July 3
101 E Main-Agency-Iowa-52530

For more information, contact Cindy VanAntwerp at (641) 937-5215, or go to www.CityOfAgency@mchsi.com.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 3
Central Park

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Summer Reading Program -4th of July Party
July 3
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Agency 4th of July Celebration
July 4
Agency Lions Park

For more information, contact Bill Steele at (641) 799-3681, or go to www.CityOfAgency@mchsi.com.

Agency Lions Club Annual 4th of July Barbeque
July 4
Agency Lions Park

For more information, contact Cindy VanAntwerp at (641) 937-5215, or go to www.CityOfAgency@mchsi.com.

Summer Reading Program -Fizz Boom Read
July 8
Knights of Columbus- 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Readers Ink Book Club
July 9
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Summer Reading Program -Kindermusic
July 9
Knights of Columbus - 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 10
Central Park

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Live After Five
July 11
Central Park

For more information, contact Pam Kaupins at (641) 682-7541.

Promise Land Music Festival
July 11 - 12
Greater Ottumwa Park

For more information, call (641) 980-5493 x6419 or go to PromiseLandFest.com.

Sips & Gulps
July 11
Ottumwa Country Club

For more information, contact Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra at (641) 777-5604, or go to OttumwaSymphonyOrchestra.net.

Supper in the Park
July 11
Eldon City Park

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

Reds, Whites & Blues
July 12
to be determined

For more information, call (641) 799-3464.

Summer Reading Program -Fizz Pop Spark
July 15
Knights of Columbus- 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Summer Reading Program -Creepy Critters
July 16
Knights of Columbus- 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 17
Bridgeview Center

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Youth Evening Camp
July 17
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Live After Five
July 18
Central Park

For more information, contact Pam Kaupins at (641) 682-7541.

Central Park Cinema "The Lorax"
July 19
Central Park

For more information, call (641) 799-3464.

Youth Canoe Camp
July 22
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Summer Reading Program -Kitchen Science
July 23
Knights of Columbus - 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Garden Bites III
July 24
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

For more information, contact Stacie Latham at (641) 682-5491, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Non-Fiction Book Club
July 24
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 24
Central Park

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Sheets Galore & More
July 24 - 25
Ottumwa Regional Health Center

For more information, contact Beverly A Molkenthin at (641) 684-3413.

Live After Five
July 25
Central Park

For more information, contact Pam Kaupins at (641) 682-7541.

Eldon BBQ Ribs Cook-off
July 26
KD Center - Eldon

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

Summer Reading Program FINALE-Fizz Boom Pow
July 29
Knights of Columbus- 3rd Street

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

Ottumwa Municipal Band Concert
July 31
Central Park

For more information, contact Brenda Hagedon at (641) 777-8753.

Live After Five
August 1
Central Park

For more information, contact Pam Kaupins at (641) 682-7541.

Ottumwa Area Chamber of Commerce 73rd Annual Golf Classic
August 1
Ottumwa Country Club

For more information, contact Ottumwa Area Chamber of Commerce at (641) 814-5900, or go to www.OttumwaChamber.org.

Toddler Camp: Water Wonders
August 5
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Live After Five Kiwanis Pork Dinner
August 8
Central Park

For more information, call (641) 682-7541.

Ole Time Music Festival
August 8
Wapello County Fairgrounds- Eldon

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

Supper in the Park
August 8
Eldon City Park

For more information, contact Shirley Stacey at (641) 680-2634.

Central Park Cinema "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
August 9
Central Park

For more information, call (641) 799-3464.

Readers Ink Book Club
August 13
Ottumwa Public Library

For more information, contact Sonja Ferrell at (641) 682-7563 x202, or go to blog.OttumwaPublicLibrary.org.

AMA National Day of Flying
August 16
Ottumwa RC Flying Field, Airport

For more information, contact Don Wasson at (641) 455-8432, or go to www.RCHawk.com.

Puttin' Around Downtown
August 28
217 E Main - Ottumwa

For more information, call (641) 799-3464.

Central Park Cinema "Despicable Me"
August 30
Central Park

For more information, call (641) 799-3464.

OCCP
September 5 - 7
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Marc Lay at (641) 799-9502 x6417, or go to www.OCCPKids.com.

Beauty of Nature Photo Contest Entry Deadline
September 15
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Halloween Hikes
October 10 - 11
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

OCP - "Company"
November 7 - 15
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Jeff Leonard at (641) 799-5421.

Soap Making Workshop
November 15
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

My Travels to Spain
December 11
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

Christmas Bird Count
December 19
Wapello County

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 682-3091, or go to WapelloCounty.org.

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