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Friday, 01 Dec 2017

Art Exhibit: Andrea Ferrigno

Channel: Memorial Union programs

All day @ Pioneer Room

Check out the art in the Pioneer Room of the Memorial Union on display from December 9 to January 29.

Cost: free

WinterFest

Channel: Memorial Union programs

All day @ Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

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, campus photos and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Horticulture Club Poinsettia Sale

Channel: Student Organizations

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Memorial Union, outside ISU Book Store entrance

Preorders (optional) will be taken through Nov. 13 and may be picked up at sale locations. Sale continues through Dec. 2 in various locations.

Cost: $12 and $32

Nov/Dec Craft of the Month- Watercolor Quotes

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Use masking fluid to write out a movie quote, song lyrics, or a sassy phrase on special paper. Then paint layers of watercolor washes over your design.

Cost: $10

Retirement reception: Lynn Burnett

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 0162 General Services Building

Lynn Burnett, construction manager in facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Retirement reception: Sharon Wirth

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Joan Bice Underwood Tea Room, 23 MacKay Hall

Sharon Wirth, department of apparel, events and hospitality management, is retiring.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Channel: Student Organizations

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

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

Cost: Trees: $30-$60, wreaths: $20-$30

Concert: ISU Symphony Orchestra

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

The all-student ensemble is led by conductor Jacob Harrison. Tickets available in the Music Hall office.

Cost: $5

Performance: A Christmas Carol

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

Scrooge nears the end of his life thinking only of his business and how to accumulate even more money. Then one Christmas Eve he is confronted by ghosts of the past, present, and future; each has a lesson to teach him about where his obsession came from and where it has taken him. What will Scrooge do when the truth can no longer be ignored? All of Dickens' iconic characters come to life in the telling of this familiar and much loved story.

Cost: $11-$18

Concert: Judah & the Lion

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Judah & the Lion is an American alternative band from Nashville, Tennessee, that started in 2011. Their latest release is Folk Hop 'N Roll Deluxe.

Cost: $15-$25

Saturday, 02 Dec 2017

Butterfly Blizzard

Channel: Reiman Gardens

8:00 am - 9:30 am @ Reiman Gardens

Come in from the cold to experience a different kind of blizzard - a butterfly blizzard in Reiman Gardens' Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing! Take advantage of this rare opportunity to release your very own butterfly, just-emerged from its chrysalis, and waiting in a container for its first flight in the Butterfly Wing. An amazing nature moment for young and old alike! While here, partake in fun, themed crafts and sip hot cocoa.

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Channel: Student Organizations

9:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

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

Cost: Trees: $30-$60, wreaths: $20-$30

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

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, campus photos and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Horticulture Club Poinsettia Sale

Channel: Student Organizations

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens, hallway of main building

Preorders (optional) will be taken through Nov. 13 and may be picked up at sale locations.

Cost: $12 and $32

Story Time With Santa

Channel: ISU Book Store

10:30 am - 11:15 am @ Inside the Iowa State University Book Store, Memorial Union

Join us for story time with Santa. We'll read stories, have coloring pages and time for photos with Santa. You'll also get one free hour of parking in the Memorial Union ramp with a purchase inside the Book Store.

Cost: Free

Christmas at the Farm House

Channel: University Museums

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Farm House Museum

Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. 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. Children's crafts and Santa Claus will all be part of the fun.

Cost: free

Performance: Li Chiao-Ping Dance Company

Channel: Kinesiology

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Betty Toman Studio Theatre, 196 Forker Building

"Landed" performed by the Li Chiao-Ping Dance Company

Cost: $5-$10

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

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

Cost: $5-$10

Performance: A Christmas Carol

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

Scrooge nears the end of his life thinking only of his business and how to accumulate even more money. Then one Christmas Eve he is confronted by ghosts of the past, present, and future; each has a lesson to teach him about where his obsession came from and where it has taken him. What will Scrooge do when the truth can no longer be ignored? All of Dickens' iconic characters come to life in the telling of this familiar and much loved story.

Cost: $11-$18

Concert: Lauv

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Ari Staprans Leff, known by his stage name Lauv, is an American musician. His debut EP, titled Lost in the Light, was released in 2015. He is best known for his singles "I Like Me Better" and "The Other".

Cost: $10-$15

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Channel: Student Organizations

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parking lot, Reiman Gardens

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

Cost: Trees: $30-$60, wreaths: $20-$30

Performance: A Christmas Carol

Channel: ISU Theatre

1:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

Scrooge nears the end of his life thinking only of his business and how to accumulate even more money. Then one Christmas Eve he is confronted by ghosts of the past, present, and future; each has a lesson to teach him about where his obsession came from and where it has taken him. What will Scrooge do when the truth can no longer be ignored? All of Dickens' iconic characters come to life in the telling of this familiar and much loved story.

Cost: $11-$18

Holiday Choral Festival

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Performances by all four ISU choirs.

Cost: $10/$5 Tickets available at the Stephens Box Office.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Monday, 04 Dec 2017

Workshop: Post-award Actions 101

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ 2004 Black Engineering

The basics of post-award actions and frequently asked questions: How to request a PI change, who can submit a no-cost extension request, who really needs to sign a revised GoldSheet and other useful information about budgeting and managing award changes.

Cost: free

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parks Library, upper rotunda

Take a break from studying to play with some dogs.

Etched Glass Ornaments

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Need a last minute gift? Use etching cream with one of our pattern to create intricate details on a glass ornament.

Cost: $6

Lecture: Vacant Not Blighted

Channel: College of Design

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 1030 Morrill Hall

Nancy Finegood, executive director of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, will highlight the value of preservation and rehabilitation over demolition of vacant and abandoned structures in cities like Detroit, Flint and Saginaw, Michigan.

Cost: free

Men's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

8:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Northern Illinois. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: TBA