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SEISO to Present Free Chamber Concerts

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will promote their 2014-15 season with a set of free chamber concerts July 16-17, 2014 in Burlington and Fairfield and a mini noon concert in Washington. The Fairfield concert is 7:30 pm Wednesday evening, July 16 at the Sondheim Center. The mini concert in Washington will begin at 12:15 pm…

Iowa State Fair Offers Entertainment and Activities Just for Kids

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DES MOINES, IA (07/10/2014)(readMedia)– The Iowa State Fair has a wide variety of free, family-friendly fun coming to the 2014 Fair. Kids’ activities and entertainment, all free with admission, can be found everywhere from the Kids’ Zone to the Fun Forest Stage. “Nothing Compares” to the Iowa State Fair, set August 7-17. The Kids’ Zone…

Symphonic Blast Has Been Rescheduled

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The annual “Symphonic Blast!” in Burlington’s Crapo Park has been rescheduled for August 16, 2014. Starting at dusk (7:45 PM), the concert will be a rich and wonderful blend of popular and light classical music. As always, it will conclude with Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever and the best fireworks in the region. Bring your…

Six Iowa Farm Families to Be Recognized at the Iowa State Fair

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DES MOINES, IA (07/07/2014)(readMedia)– Six Iowa farm families will be honored as recipients of The Way We Live Award at the 2014 Iowa State Fair. Each family will be recognized for their love of the land and the product they produce in award ceremonies during the Fair. “Nothing Compares” to the Iowa State Fair, August…

Iowa State Fair Ticket Office Opens July 7

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Print at Home Tickets Offer Convenience DES MOINES, IA (06/30/2014)(readMedia)– “Nothing Compares” to affordable family entertainment at the Iowa State Fair, August 7-17. For Fairgoers planning ahead, the State Fair Ticket Office will open Monday, July 7, to offer discounted tickets on admission, rides and more. The State Fair Ticket Office, located in the Administration…

Opening Day Excitement at the Iowa State Fair

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Opening Day Excitement at the Iowa State Fair DES MOINES, IA (06/26/2014)(readMedia)– On Opening Day of the Iowa State Fair, August 7, Fairgoers can enjoy an early-bird special offer and have the chance to win cash prizes and concert packages, all before Noon. “Nothing Compares” to this year’s Fair, set for August 7-17. Fairgoers can…

151st Davis County Fair: July 15th – 20th in Bloomfield

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151st Davis County Fair: July 15th – 20th in Bloomfield   Free Gate Free Parking   Grandstand Entertainment: Harness Races Tractor Pull, Enduro Cross Offroad Event FREE Concert by James Carothers & Morgan Frazier Car Races Demo Derby   Free daily shows by Chris Clark Bicycle Stuntman and Mario Manzini the Magician   4H and…

July 1 Marks Deadline for State Fair Competitions, Parade Entries

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DES MOINES, IA (06/20/2014)(readMedia)– July 1 is the deadline to enter the Iowa State Fair parade and many of the Fair’s competitive events. “Nothing Compares” to the Iowa State Fair, August 7-17. Premium books and entry forms can be accessed at iowastatefair.org/premiumbooks. Entrants in competitive events may enter online or submit their entry by mail.…

Respect: A Musical Journey of Women

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Indian Hills Community College to present the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Art’s production of “Respect: A Musical Journey of Women” OTTUMWA —Indian Hills Community College will host the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Art’s Iowa Summer Rep touring production of “Respect: A Musical Journey of Women” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June…

“Moving America Forward” to feature Fairfield

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“Moving America Forward” to feature Fairfield in national television broadcast, May 18             Television show host William Shatner recognizes Fairfield for their entrepreneurial spirit             FAIRFIELD, (Iowa) – Fairfield is adding to its hardware of awards. Fairfield has recently garnered national attention with Smithsonian magazine and Oprah Winfrey, this time it’s an award and national…