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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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National Drug Court Month Recovery Event
May 30 - 30
Greater Ottumwa Park Jimmy Jones Shelter

For more information, contact Mary Derby at (641) 777-7344, or go to .

Ottumwa's Music on Main Festival
May 30
Market on Main

For more information, call (641) 682-0261 or go to www.marketonmain.com.

Trash is Another Man's Treasure
May 30
Blakesburg Elementary School Cafeteria

For more information, contact Patty Rowland at (641) 938-2942, or go to .

Exhibit: American Gothic in Stitches: Quilts inspired by the famous painting”
June 1 - October 18
American Gothic House Center

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

Mike Rutherford: My Dialect
June 1 - July 16
Indian Hills Art Gallery

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

Science Cafe: What on Earth are GMO's?
June 2
The Vine Coffeehouse: 1207 N. Jefferson St.

For more information, contact Heidi Haines at (319) 335-8350, or go to cph.uiowa.edu.

Toddler Tuesday: Forest
June 2
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Ottumwa Public Library Songs & Stories
June 3 - July 29
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Using Goats in Managing Woodlands and Savannas
June 4
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Bridge View Center Breakfast
June 5
Bridge View Center

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

OCP presents Quilters
June 5 - 7
Bridge View

For more information, contact Becky Ingle at (641) 226-1523, or go to .

Ottumwa Public Library Preschool Storytime
June 5 - July 31
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Pedaling For Pets
June 5
Coutside Friday - IHCC Saturday

For more information, contact William Alexander at (641) 682-5905, or go to www.bikeiowa.com .

Jewelry is Fun
June 11 - 12
Ottumwa Regional Health Center

For more information, contact Beverly A Molkenthin at (641) 684-3413 x3413, or go to .

Always...Patsy Cline
June 12 - 14
McHaffey Opera House, Eldon, IA

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (641) 777-9636, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

American Gothic Days
June 12 - 14
Eldon IA

For more information, contact Stacey Doree at (641) 799-2371, or go to .

American Gothic Performing Arts Festival
June 12 - 21
Wapello County

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (641) 777-9636, or go to americangothicfest.org.

Celebrity Lip Service
June 12
Bridge View Center

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

Wine and Canvas
June 12
Hotel Ottumwa

For more information, contact Sara Gerot at (641) 682-8051, or go to www.wineandcanvas.com.

Wine and Canvas
June 12
Hotel Ottumwa

For more information, contact Sara Gerot at (641) 682-8051, or go to https:.

American Gothic 5K Walk/Run
June 13
American Gothic House Center

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

American Gothic House Art Contest
June 13 - 14
American Gothic House Center

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

Tour the American Gothic House
June 13
American Gothic House Center, Eldon

For more information, contact American Gothic House Center at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Dizzy's Superhero Show
June 16
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

Wapello County Fair
June 17 - 21
300 Water Street, Eldon

For more information, call (641) 652-7521 or go to www.wapellocountyfair.com.

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Robert Swan Master Magician
June 18
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

The Three Little Pigs
June 18 - 19
Wapello County

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (641) 777-9636, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

Ioway Cabaret
June 19
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (641) 777-9636, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

Bike the Byway
June 20
Bloomfield-Ottumwa

For more information, contact Diana Hughell at (641) 472-6177, or go to www.bikethebyway.com.

John-Paul Jones Group Live
June 20
Majestic Theater - Centerville, Iowa

For more information, contact H&J Entertainment, LLC at (515) 462-0455, or go to www.johnpauljonesgroup.com.

Habitat Camp
June 23
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Grout Museum Superhero Science
June 23
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

Fire It Up Festival presented by Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races
June 24 - 28
Greater Ottumwa Park

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

Garden Bites
June 25
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Leopold Camp
June 25
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Monster Trucks
June 26
Wapello County Fairgrounds

For more information, go to www.wapellocountyfair.com.

Des Moines River Canoe Float
June 27
Des Moines River

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

Following Nature's Path: All Day Event to help you begin a more holistic life.
June 27 - 27
Ottumwa Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Josh Martin at (515) 257-6185, or go to www.followingnaturespath.com.

Ottumwa Noon Lions Pancake Breakfast
June 27
Jimmy Jones Shelter

For more information, contact Jennifer Sabourin at (319) 321-0717, or go to .

SE Iowa USSSA State Championship
June 27
Greater Ottumwa Park

For more information, contact Jeremy Garrison at (641) 919-5811, or go to .

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Pioneer Ridge Superhero Animals
June 30
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

American Gothic House Quilt/Fabric Art Challenge
July 1 - October 18
American Gothic House Center

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

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Fourth of July Program
July 2
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Media Blood Drive
July 3
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Courtney Jones at (641) 226-7533, or go to www.bloodcenter.org.

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program IPTV presents Dan Wardell
July 6
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Kevin Horner Ventriloquist, Illusionist, and Comedian
July 7
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

Toddler Camp: Recycling
July 7
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading ProgramFax Gilbert Magician
July 9
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

Ottumwa RC Flyers
July 10 - 12
Otumwa RC Flying Site, Ottumwa Airport

For more information, contact Bob Bratten at (641) 455-9251, or go to RCHAWK.com.

Southeastern Iowa Kennel Club Dog Show
July 11 - 12
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Michelle Chaney or Chris West at (319) 986-5589.

Tour the American Gothic House
July 11
American Gothic House Center, Eldon

For more information, contact American Gothic House Center at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Outdoor Adventure Camp
July 13 - 15
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Keith West The Adventures of the Super Librarian
July 14
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

American Red Cross Open House and Volunteer Meeting
July 21 - 21
Red Cross Office 408 E Main St.

For more information, contact Julie Struck at (515) 471-8328, or go to www.redcross.org.

Leopold Camp
July 21
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Mike Schneider Pint Size Polkas
July 21
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

Garden Bites
July 23
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Ottumwa Public Library Summer Reading Program Finale Jim Cruise The Spoon Man
July 28
Knight's of Columbus Hall, Ottumwa

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

73rd Annual Chamber Golf Outing
July 31
Ottumwa Country Club

For more information, contact Brenda Sieren at (641) 814-5900, or go to .

Adult Canoe Camp
August 1
TBD

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

BBQ Rib Cook Off & Apple Pie Contest
August 1
Eldon IA

For more information, contact Stacey Doree at (641) 799-2371, or go to .

Color Me for Life
August 1
Greater Ottumwa Park

For more information, contact Becky Dalrmple at (641) 683-3030, or go to ottumwachoices.com.

Toddler Camp: Prairie
August 4
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Ole Time Country & Bluegrass
August 7 - 8
Wapello County Fairgrounds

For more information, call (641) 680-2634.

BaconTown!
August 8
BridgeView Center

For more information, contact Joe Milledge at (641) 932-2112, or go to www.kiicradio.com.

Tour the American Gothic House
August 8
American Gothic House Center, Eldon

For more information, contact American Gothic House Center at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Plant Camp
August 11
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Garden Bites
August 13
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Youth Canoe Camp
August 13
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Fall Canoe Float
August 15
Des Moines River

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

National Day of Flying
August 15
Ottumwa Airport, RC Flying Site

For more information, contact Joel Wilson, Charles Paulk at (641) 799-4920, or go to RCHAWK.com.

Dedication of Bronze Plaque
August 16 - 16
226 East Main Street, Ottumwa

For more information, contact Walter Day at (641) 472-1949, or go to twingalaxies.com.

OCCP presents Flat Stanley Jr.
August 28 - 30
Bridge View

For more information, contact Becky Ingle at (641) 226-1523, or go to .

Tour the American Gothic House
September 12
American Gothic House Center, Eldon

For more information, contact American Gothic House Center at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

Heartland Coin & Stamp Show
September 26
Bridgeview Event Center

For more information, contact Denny Ross at (641) 932-2731, or go to .

Tour the American Gothic House
October 10
American Gothic House Center, Eldon

For more information, contact American Gothic House Center at (641) 652-3352, or go to www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

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