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Friday, 06 Dec 2019


Dec 06, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Memorial Union and near Central Campus


Memorial Union programs Special events Student activities

Join us for WinterFest! Enjoy free horse carriage rides, cookie decorating, ice skating, photo snow globes and many more events.

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Dec 06, 2019

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, hand-lettered paintings and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Horticulture Club: Poinsettia sale

Dec 06, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, near front entrance to ISU Book Store

Two sizes: $15, $35

Student Activities Special events

Horticulture club members will sell poinsettias of various colors Dec. 4-7 at a different campus location daily.

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 06, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union


The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 06, 2019

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

Trees: $30-$70, wreaths: $20-$30

Student Activities Student activities

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

Winter Open House

Dec 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Iowa State Bookstore


ISU Book Store Special events

We are kicking off the holiday season in-store with promotions in every department. We will have Voice contestant, EllieMae, performing from 4-6pm along with a wine tasting from Wooden Wheel Vineyards. Olaf from Frozen will be here for photos and warm hugs as well. Enjoy some winter treats and an hour of free parking in the MU ramp with any purchase.

Winterfest: Crafts

Dec 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union


The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A celebration of the holiday season at Iowa State, with most events held in the Memorial Union. Experience winter-themed events, displays and traditions for students and the Ames community. Drop in to make an Ugly Sweater Ornament at The Workspace.

Planetarium Show: Galaxies and the Universe

Dec 06, 2019

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall


Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Cyclone Cinema: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Dec 06, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101


Memorial Union programs Student activities

Actor Rick Dalton is struggling to find meaningful work in a Hollywood he's not familiar with anymore since starring in a 1950s television Western. His neighbors, however may be able to help him out in his Hollywood career. Then the story leads to an eventful night with the Mason family.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Dec 06, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Talented ISU student musicians will play the music of some of your favorite composers.

Performance: Anon(ymous)

Dec 06, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater


Theatre Arts, performances

In an entrancing and imaginative adaption of Homer's "The Odyssey," a young refugee encounters new friends and dangerous foes while on an epic search through the U.S. for his family. Directed by LAS Dean's Artist in Residence Arpita Mukherjee.

Comedian Jay Pharoah

Dec 06, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$25 ($12 w/ ISU student ID)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Jay Pharoah is an actor and stand-up comedian. The six-season Saturday Night Live alum is well known for his impressions of President Barack Obama, Jay Z, Denzel Washington, Kanye West, and many others. Pharoah is also involved with the film industry, such as #Twominutesoffame, Unsane and White Famous.