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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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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.

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.

Wapello County Farmers Market
August 13 - October 13
819 Albia Road

For more information, contact Donald Harness at (641) 680-6216.

Artist in Residence
August 15 - September 30
Market on Main

For more information, contact Ottumwa Area Arts Council

Speculative Literature Book Club
August 20 - December 17
Ottumwa Public Library

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

38th Annual Ottumwa Pro Balloon Races
August 27 - 30
Ottumwa Park - Jimmy Jones Shelter

For more information, go to .

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

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

Great Model A Ride Around Iowa
September 1
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Brianna Caudill at (641) 684-7000 x265, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Ottumwa Public Library Songs & Stories
September 2 - December 30
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Bridge View Center Breakfast Buffet
September 4
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Brianna Caudill at (641) 684-7000 x265, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Al Martin Auction
September 5
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Brianna Caudill at (641) 684-7000 x265, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Reader's Ink Book Club
September 9 - December 9
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Alex Abramowitz and His Kansas City Jazz Band
September 10
St. John's Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1812, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

Ottumwa Public Library Preschool Storytime
September 11 - December 18
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Sullivan Auction Company Farm Land Auction
September 11
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Brianna Caudill at (641) 684-7000 x265, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Beth Moore Simulcast
September 12
Living Hope Bible Church, Eldon, IA

For more information, contact Living Hope Bible Church at (641) 652-3420, or go to livinghopebc.com.

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.

Ottumwa Latino Festival
September 13
Market on Main

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

Robert Reeves: Oil and Dust
September 14 - October 29
Indian Hills Art Gallery

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1812, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

Night at the Museum
September 17
Wapello County Historical Museum

For more information, contact Wapello County Historical Museum at (641) 682-8676, or go to www.wapellocountymuseum.com.

Southeast Iowa Nonprofit Summit
September 17
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation at (641) 455-5260, or go to www.2016seiowanpsummit.eventbrite.com.

Ottumwa Christian School 1st Annual 5K Walk/Run
September 19
Greater Ottumwa Park (East side)

For more information, contact Laura Farrington

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra POPS!
September 19
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact SEISO at (319) 385-6352, or go to www.seiso.us.

Walk on Art Street
September 19 - 19
200 Block of East Main St

For more information, contact Fred Zesiger at (641) 799-3464, or go to www.mainstreetottumwa.com.

Ottumwa Civic Music Association Presents Piano Men
September 20
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Brianna Caudill at (641) 684-7000 x265, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Indian Hills Film Festival: Spinning Plates
September 22
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1812, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

Reminisce Society
September 22
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Non-Fiction Book Club
September 24 - October 22
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Ottumwa High Broadway Bulldogs present Raggedy Ann & Andy
September 25 - 27
Ottumwa High School Auditorium

For more information, contact Ottumwa High School at (641) 683-4444, or go to www.ottumwaschools.com.

Heartland Coin & Stamp Show
September 26
Bridgeview Event Center

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

MMA True Revelation #25
September 26
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Brianna Caudill at (641) 684-7000 x265, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Ottumwa Oktoberfest
September 29 - October 3
Greater Ottumwa Park

Ottumwa Rotary Chicken BBQ
September 29
Greater Ottumwa Park

For more information, contact Ottumwa Rotary Club

OHS Homecoming Parade
September 30
OHS to Central Park at 6:00 PM

For more information, call (641) 684-6597 x141 or go to www.ottumwaschools.com.

Artist in Residence
October 1 - November 8
Market on Main

For more information, contact Ottumwa Area Arts Council

Nashat Trio
October 1
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1812, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

Oktoberfest Kiddie Parade
October 2
TBD

Oktoberfest Parade
October 3
TBD

Halloween Hikes
October 9 - 10
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

For more information, contact Wapello County Conservation Board at (641) 692-3091 x102, or go to www.wapellocounty.org.

St. Louis Brass
October 9
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1812, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

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.

Main Street Ottumwa's History Walk
October 11
Downtown Ottumwa

For more information, contact Fred Zesiger at (641) 799-3464, or go to www.mainstreetottumwa.com.

Ottumwa Community Players: Man of LaMancha
October 16 - 18
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Ottumwa Community Players

American Gothic Window Hanging Workshop for Kids
October 17
American Gothic House

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

O.B. Nelson American Legion Auxiliary Fall Bazaar and Luncheon
October 17 - 17
American Legion, 550 West Main, Ottumwa Iowa

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

Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Brazil!
October 17
St. John Auditorium, Indian Hills Community College

For more information, contact Patty Babb at (641) 799-2693, or go to www.ottumwasymphonyorchestra.net.

Ottumwa Zombie Fest
October 17
Greater Ottumwa Park

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

A Bewitching Evening
October 23
Hotel Ottumwa

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

American Gothic Quilted Window Hanging Workshop
October 24
American Gothic House

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

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Fall Classical Concert
October 24
IHCC St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact SEISO at (319) 385-6352, or go to www.seiso.us.

Indian Hills Choral Concert
October 25
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1811, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

Reminisce Society
October 27
Ottumwa Public Library

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

Ottumwa YMCA Trunk or Treat/Fall Festival
October 29
Ottumwa YMCA - 611 N. Hancock St.

For more information, contact Garrett Ross at (641) 684-6571 x28, or go to ottumwaymca.com.

Brass Transit Authority
October 30
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

American Gothic Halloween Party
October 31
American Gothic House Center

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

HALLOWEENAPALOOZA 6
October 31
Hotel Ottumwa

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

Indian Hills Jazz Band Concert
November 2
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1812, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

Heartland Pregnancy Center Annual Dinner
November 6
Indian Hills Community College

For more information, contact Becky Dalrymple at ( 64) 683- 303, or go to ottumwachoices.com.

Fall Craft and Vendor Fair
November 7
Bridge View Center

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

Local Celebrity Lip Service
November 7
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Scott Fraise at (641) 684-7000 x225, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Turkey Trivia
November 7
Hotel Ottumwa

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

Indian Hills Annual Art Faculty Exhibition
November 9
Indian Hills Art Gallery

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Kidsymphony
November 14
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact SEISO at (319) 385-6352, or go to www.seiso.us.

We Believe...God's Not Dead Tour:Newsboys
November 14
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Brianna Caudill at (641) 684-7000 x265, or go to www.bridgeviewcenter.com.

Indian Hills Theatre: She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen
November 19
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1812, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

Midwest Arms Collector's Gun and Knife Show
November 20 - 22
Bridge View Center

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

Basic Natural Dyes Workshop
November 21
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Donzilla Comedy Night
November 21
Bridge View Center

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

Holiday Nights 'N Lights
November 21 - December 31
Greater Ottumwa Park

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

Ottumwa Christian School Annual Holiday Gift Basket Auction
November 21
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Desi Payne at (641) 683-9119.

Holiday Tree Lighting
November 27
Central Park

For more information, contact Fred Zesiger at (641) 799-3464, or go to www.mainstreetottumwa.com.

Small Business Saturday
November 28
Main Street District Downtown Ottumwa

For more information, contact Fred Zesiger at (641) 799-3464, or go to www.mainstreetottumwa.com.

Gingerbread House Building
December 5
American Gothic House Center

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

Indian Hills Holiday Concert
December 10
St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact Indian Hills Community College at (641) 683-5111 x1812, or go to www.indianhills.edu.

Winter Break Camp
December 29
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

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

Christmas Bird Count
December 30
Wapello County Count Circle

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

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Winter Classical Concert
February 13
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact SEISO at (319) 385-6352, or go to www.seiso.us.

Iowa Statesmen
February 26
Bridge View Center

For more information, contact Judy Engle at (641) 777-5903.

Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra-Farewell Downton Abbey
March 5
Indian Hills Community College dining room

For more information, contact Patty Babb at (641) 799-2693, or go to www.ottumwasymphonyorchestra.net.

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Spring Classical Concert
March 20
IHCC St. John Auditorium

For more information, contact SEISO at (319) 385-6352, or go to www.seiso.us.

Annual Trivia Night!
April 1
Hotel Ottumwa

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (515) 418-5692, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

American Gothic Performing Arts Festival
June 10 - 19
Various Venues

For more information, contact Dennis Willhoit at (515) 418-5692, or go to www.americangothicfest.org.

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