From gallery openings to theatre productions, sing-alongs and beyond, we host a variety of events at the downtown Arts Center and other venues in town. 

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Local Artist Market - Friday & Saturday, September 22-23, 9am - 4pm. THE STEW
Our second retail market for local and regional artists and makers - expect pottery, woodworking, and more. APPLY NOW TO SUBMIT AS AN ARTIST. 

Annual Raku Workshop - Saturday, September 23, 10am - 3pm. ARTS CENTER FRONT LAWN
Join us for our FINAL Raku Workshop, as this year will be our visiting artists' last hurrah! Glaze a ready-made pot and watch a live firing. 

Gloom Balloon, with Pink Neighbor, Live in Concert - Friday, September 29, 8pm. THE STEW
One of the most exciting performers in Iowa, Gloom Balloon will perform a mix of acoustic songs, and a soundtrack to your psychedelic dance party. Local duo Pink Neighbor will open. 

Buyer & Cellar - Friday and Saturday, October 6-7, 7:30pm. THE LOFT THEATRE

Mark Laver & Tony Perman, Live in Concert - Thursday, October 12, 7:30pm. THE STEW
Grinnell College professors of music perform their unlikely combination of saxophone and mbira, creating truly unique improvisations. 

Spookytown Masquerade Gallery Show - October 10 - 26 with Closing Party on Wednesday, October 25. STEWART GALLERY
Studio 6 students showcase work they have made in the after school program. Celebrate with them at a gallery closing party. Costumes encouraged. 

Pieta Brown & Pink Neighbor - November 4. Local foods reception at 6:30 pm, Concert at 7:30 pm. GRINNELL ARTS CENTER
Join us for our second Music from the Prairie event with one of Iowa's songwriting gems. Enjoy local foods and beverages before Grinnell duo Pink Neighbor get the show going.