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What is featured?

Saturday, 01 Dec 2018

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 01, 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

TBA

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Dec 01, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 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 01, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$12-$32

Student Organizations Student activities

Preorders (optional) will be taken through Nov. 23 and may be picked up at sale locations. Sale continues through Dec. 1 in various locations. Proceeds benefit the Horticulture Club, funding club activities, contest expenses and student enrichment.

Story Time with the Grinch

Dec 01, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Iowa State Book Store

Free

ISU Book Store Special events

Free Story Time with the Grinch in the ISU Book Store

Football

Dec 01, 2018

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Winterfest Crafts

Dec 01, 2018

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Drop in to make an Ugly Sweater Ornament at The Workspace during Winterfest!

Senior Recital

Dec 01, 2018

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Carly Ites, soprano, will perform.

Cyclone Cinema

Dec 01, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Christopher Robin - Robin now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 01, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Senior Recital

Dec 01, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Kyle Kain will perform on the trombone.

Cyclone Cinema

Dec 01, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Christopher Robin - Robin now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.

Sunday, 02 Dec 2018

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 02, 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Senior Recital

Dec 02, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Adam Kallal will perform on percussion.

Performance: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Dec 02, 2018

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, complete with a live sound effects artist, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he contemplates his mortality on fateful Christmas Eve.

Mass Design in the Mid-Century

Dec 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Post World War II was a time of great prosperity and idealism in America, as the middle class grew in numbers and in strength financially. As a suburban lifestyle developed, consumerism sky rocketed. The demand for novelty and a significantly larger consuming population led to uniquely American designs, both good and bad but iconic of mass design in the 1950s to 1960s.

Women's Basketball

Dec 02, 2018

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Arkansas (SEC/Big 12 Challenge).

Holiday Choral Festival

Dec 02, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10

Music Department Arts, performances

Performances by all four ISU choirs.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Dec 02, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema

Dec 02, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Christopher Robin - Robin now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Dec 02, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5-$10

Music Department Arts, performances

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

Cyclone Cinema

Dec 02, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Christopher Robin - Robin now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.

Monday, 03 Dec 2018

Research workshop: Submitting a Proposal with a Subrecipient

Dec 03, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll learn practical ways to work with subrecipients (i.e. subcontractors) and collaborators during the proposal preparation and submission process. We'll talk about effective communication strategies and and how to manage timelines so that the process is as smooth and successful as possible.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Dec 03, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Barks@Parks

Dec 03, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

University Library Student activities

Comfort dogs will be available during dead week, along with chair massages and other stress-reducing activities.

Lecture & book release: Amazing Iowa Women

Dec 03, 2018

1:00 PM

Sloss House

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for a book release party! Katy Swalwell, an associate professor of education at Iowa State, is the author of the new illustrated children's book, "Amazing Iowa Women."

Retirement reception: Kathy Thom

Dec 03, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 136, Union Drive Community Center

free

Department of Residence Meetings, receptions

Kathy Thom, a clerk in the residence department, is retiring.

Wood-Burned Ornaments Walk-in Craft

Dec 03, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center 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. Drop in December 3-8.

Retirement reception: Rick Dark

Dec 03, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Bergstrom Commons, Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

Rick Dark, Dean's Professor in Finance, is retiring at the end of fall semester after 32 years at Iowa State. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.