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What is featured?

Thursday, 05 Dec 2019

Wreath-Making Workshop

Dec 05, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to assemble a holiday wreath with Reiman Gardens' Assistant Director, Aaron Steil.

Cyclone Cinema: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Dec 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

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.

Pitch Competition

Dec 05, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

3155 Marston Hall

free

College of Engineering Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students from various classes and clubs will be presenting their ideas at the Entrepreneurial Product Development Engineering Pitch Competition. Join us for an exciting competition with students competing for cash prizes. Refreshments will be provided.

CANCELED: German Song Literature

Dec 05, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Vocal students sing German Songs under the direction of Jodi Goble.

Dan Rodriguez: The All I Want for Christmas is Whiskey Tour

Dec 05, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12 / $18 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

This Minneapolis-based, groovy rock/blues artist is known for the popular single "I'll Be Waiting (When You Come Home)." His latest album is the 2018 EP 25 Years and he has performed with artists like The Civil Wars, Andy Grammer, Eric Hutchinson and more.

Friday, 06 Dec 2019

WinterFest

Dec 06, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Memorial Union and near Central Campus

free

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 Organizations 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

$6

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 Organizations 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

Free

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

free

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

free

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

free

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

$10-$20

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.

Saturday, 07 Dec 2019

Butterfly Blizzard

Dec 07, 2019

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Come in from the cold to experience a different kind of blizzard - a butterfly blizzard in Reiman Gardens' Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing!

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 07, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

Trees: $30-$70, 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 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

LAST DAY! 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 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Main corridor, Reiman Gardens

Two sizes: $15, $35

Student Organizations Special events

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

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

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.

Story Time with Olaf

Dec 07, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Iowa State Bookstore

Free

ISU Book Store Special events

Story Time with Olaf inside the Bookstore at 10:30! Read with your favorite snowman and shop our WinterFest deals. This event is free for everyone and you receive an hour of free parking in the MU ramp with any purchase.

Farm House Museum Holiday Open House

Dec 07, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Get into the holiday spirit with a trip back in time to the Farm House Museum.

Cyclone Cinema: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Dec 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

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.

CANCELED: James Bovinette

Dec 07, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette teaches trumpet in the Music Department at ISU.

Performance: Anon(ymous)

Dec 07, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

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.

Deb Never

Dec 07, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

Deb Never makes bedroom grunge ballads built for the millennial generation. Her voice, noticeably distinct, rides triumphantly off the back of its melodic uniqueness. Production is always built around a single guitar, Deb's most natural instrument, and blends in high frequency drum patterns that bring the songs into the current. Her music is for fans of BROCKHAMPTON, Dominic Fike, Roy Blair, JPEGMAFIA, Yeek, Dijon.

Sunday, 08 Dec 2019

Forestry Club: Tree and wreath sale

Dec 08, 2019

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens parking lot

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

Student Organizations Student activities

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

Performance: Anon(ymous)

Dec 08, 2019

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

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.