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What is featured?

Friday, 04 Dec 2015

WinterFest: Ice skating

Dec 04, 2015

8:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Ames/ISU Ice Arena


Student Activities Center Special events Student activities

Free for the first 600 participants.

Saturday, 05 Dec 2015

Art Mart

Dec 05, 2015

All day

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Pottery, blown glass, jewelry, prints, baskets and accessories created by Ames and ISU artists will be for sale. Most items sell for $3 - $20 and support individual artists and the sponsoring organizations.

Butterfly Blizzard

Dec 05, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Experience a blizzard of butterflies in Reiman Gardens' Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing! You won't want to miss this opportunity to release your very own butterfly in this tropical, indoor garden.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 05, 2015

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

Trees: $30-$50, wreaths: $20-$30

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Hort Club: Poinsettia Fundraiser

Dec 05, 2015

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens


Student Organizations Student activities

Members of the student Horticulture Club will sell poinsettia plants in several campus locations. Six varieties in two sizes (6.5 and 10 inches) are available, while supplies last. Poinsettias were grown by club members.

Wreath Workshop

Dec 05, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens


Reiman Gardens

Learn how to assemble a holiday wreath with Reiman Gardens' Manager of Public Programs, Aaron Steil.

Star Wars Story Time

Dec 05, 2015

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Inside the University Book Store


ISU Book Store Meetings, receptions

Join us for a Star Wars Story Time!

Christmas at the Farm House

Dec 05, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum


University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum during WinterFest. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century.

Willow Basket Workshop

Dec 05, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens


Reiman Gardens

Make your own sturdy, 10-12" square willow basket from expert willow artists Pam Dennis and Ryk Weiss.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Four

Dec 05, 2015

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101


Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. this Thursday and Friday. Hope to see you there!

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Dec 05, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the door or the Stephens Box Office.

Music Department Arts, performances

The three concert bands at Iowa State will close out the Fall semester with a few holiday classics.

Performance: Love and Information

Dec 05, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

First produced in 2012, this script contains over fifty plays performed in under two hours, each play has different characters and each begins with a statement and a situation that is familiar such as "I'm frightened" or "What did you do that for?" or "I don't want to spend an evening with them again." The theme is about individuals trying to connect and understand each other--sometimes the attempt is in vain, but it's always worth the effort.