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Friday, 03 Dec 2021

Horticulture Club: Poinsettia sale

Dec 03, 2021

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Bookstore entrance, Memorial Union


Student Activities Student activities

Poinsettias are available in red, white, and specialty colors. Six-inch pots will be sold for $15 and ten-inch pots will be sold for $35. Preorders are available and can be picked up Dec. 1-4 at Horticulture Hall or the sale location.

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Dec 03, 2021

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Art Gallery, 1st Floor

Student Activities Arts, performances Student activities

The annual holiday art sale at the Memorial Union features one-of-a-kind gifts that are perfect for the holidays from our campus community of artists. The sale will be December 1 - 4, Wednesday 4-7pm, Thursday 10am-4pm, Friday noon-8pm (during WinterFest at the MU) and Saturday 10am-1pm.

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: You're More Than You Think You Are

Dec 03, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Step-a-torium, Student Innovation Center


Student Innovation Center Lectures

"You're More Than You Think You Are," Hongwei Zhang, Iowa State professor of electrical and computer engineering. His research investigates modeling, algorithmic, and systems issues in wireless sensing and control networks (e.g., those in 5G and beyond) as well as their applications in connected and automated vehicles, AR/VR, smart agriculture, and cyber-physical-human systems in general.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 03, 2021

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot


Student Activities Student activities

Students in the forestry club will sell Christmas trees and holiday wreaths. Proceeds support club activities.

"Collective Progress: Dynamics of Exit Waves"

Dec 03, 2021

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM


Economics Department Lectures

Virtual Economics Department Seminar: Leeat Yariv (Princeton University)


Dec 03, 2021

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union


Memorial Union programs Special events Student activities

WinterFest provides a unique combination of winter-themed events, activities, displays and traditions to help students relieve their end-of-semester stress and connect with the Ames community.

WinterFest: Open house

Dec 03, 2021

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ground floor, Beardshear Hall


Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions Student activities

Stop by to meet President Wendy Wintersteen and Robert Waggoner. Complimentary hot chocolate, apple cider, cookies, and ice cream from The Creamery also will be available. Music will also be provided by an ISU student string quartet.

Carillon Concert: Polar Express (new time)

Dec 03, 2021

4:30 PM

Sukup Hall atrium


Music Department Arts, performances

Listen to the reading of the magical "Polar Express" story along with carillon, vocal and instrumental student musical performances. The event also will be livestreamed on Facebook.

Winter Wonderscape Holiday Light Show

Dec 03, 2021

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens


Reiman Gardens

An outdoor, walk-through light show featuring amazing displays throughout Reiman Gardens' 17-acre site. Enjoy brightly lit tunnels, fantasy lights falling like stars, massive disco balls twirling to laser lights, a giant light fountain, glowing orbs, new attractions and the famous RG Express. Shows are on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings through Jan. 1 Light up the holiday season at Winter Wonderscape!

Yuletide Evening at the Farm House Museum

Dec 03, 2021

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Farm House Museum


University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

Hosted by the University Museums' interns, in conjunction with Winterfest, celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. Take part in Victorian yuletide-themed activities and crafts while you enjoy holiday treats. The carriage from the Memorial Union will stop at the Farm House Museum.

WinterFest: Jingle Jog

Dec 03, 2021

5:30 PM

Central campus


Memorial Union programs Student activities

Check-in begins at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union main lounge. Participants get a t-shirt. The proceeds benefit the Andy Albright Scholarship, awarded to a Student Government First-Year Council member.

Cyclone Cinema: The Suicide Squad

Dec 03, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall


Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do.

Concert: Percussion Ensemble

Dec 03, 2021

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Simon Estes Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

An evening of music featuring ISU percussion students.