CDC Calendar of Events

Date: 3/1/2021 - 12/31/2021

24 TUE

Crawford County Right to Life:

The Crawford County Right to Life group will have their monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 24th at 7:00 pm. We meet at Our Saviour Lutheran Church and everyone in welcome. See you there!

 

26 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

 

Powerful Tools for Caregivers:

ISU Extension and Outreach offers educational resources for family caregivers. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a program for caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs or for those who provide care for a spouse, parent or friend with a chronic condition such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The program provides information, support strategies, communication techniques, stress reduction ideas and resources to assist family caregivers with their concerns related to caregiving. An Online Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Adults with Chronic Conditions series is scheduled for six Thursdays, August 26 - September 30 (postponed from previous start date of August 5), from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. The virtual series will provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. The program costs $40 per person, and registration can be found online at http://bit.ly/ptc17869 .

 

 

Employers Council of Iowa "All Things Unemployment" Training Session:

The Employers' Council of Iowa and IOWAWorks will be hosting a virtual training session on "All Things Unemployment" on Thursday, August 26th from 9-10:30am. This session will help employers and business partners navigate state unemployment policies and procedures, post-pandemic guidance, and more. Click here to register for the event or to find more information. 

 

28 SAT

United Methodist Church Rummage Sale:

On Saturday, August 28th the United Methodist Church Rummage Sale is from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Huge sale with many items, free will donation.

 

 

Market in the Park:

The Market in the Park is held weekly on Saturdays at Washington Park, 1700-1798 3rd Ave S, in Denison from 9am-1pm.  Market in the Park will be open to food producers as well as local artisans, craftsmen and small businesses with no admission charge for attendees.  Vendor applications available at the CDC office, 18 S. Main St., Denison or on the Market in the Park Facebook page. Market in the Park is a nonprofit, volunteer run organization. For more information about this event, please call 712.269.6796 or email marketinthepark@gmail.com.

 

30 MON

BVU Term 1 Classes Start:

Begin classes this fall at Buena Vista University! Buena Vista University provides students with a personalized learning experience, whether you are new to the college experience, a transfer student, or a graduate student. With over 15 years of experience in online education, BVU offers flexible online and hybrid programs for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students. Our individualized support, combined with a commitment to experiential learning, provide graduates with lifelong skills sought by employers and community leaders. 

Through Strategic Partnerships with numerous organizations throughout Iowa, you may qualify for partner employer grant funding to help lower the cost of tuition. Visit our website at bvu.edu/strategic-partnerships to see a list of our current strategic partners to see if you are eligible. 

Classes start soon! Contact us to learn more about how you can take the next steps in your educational journey! 

Are you interested in becoming a BVU Strategic Partner? We would love to work with you! Contact Katie Smith, SmithK@bvu.edu, today to find out more!

 

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

 

1 WED

St. Croix Hospice Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:

Join the CDC from 8:30AM to 9:30AM at the St. Croix Hospice's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, September 1st at their new office located at 40 N. Main St. in Denison!

 

2 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

4 SAT

Market in the Park:

The Market in the Park is held weekly on Saturdays at Washington Park, 1700-1798 3rd Ave S, in Denison from 9am-1pm.  Market in the Park will be open to food producers as well as local artisans, craftsmen and small businesses with no admission charge for attendees.  Vendor applications available at the CDC office, 18 S. Main St., Denison or on the Market in the Park Facebook page. Market in the Park is a nonprofit, volunteer run organization. For more information about this event, please call 712.269.6796 or email marketinthepark@gmail.com.

 

5 SUN

Dow City Fun Days:

Dow City Fun Days will be on Sunday, September 5th! Enjoy the Fireman's Breakfast from 7AM to 10:30AM, Flea Market with over 20 vendors from 9AM to 3PM and Duck Races begin at 10AM. There will also be Volleyball and Basketball tournaments at the park starting at 10AM, a Cake Walk, Kid's Games, Sand Pile (where kids can dig for money!), a Pedal Pull, Tug of War, and $1 Bingo at the Community Building from 2PM to 4PM. A Street Dance sponsored by Cheer's and O'Meara's will begin at 8PM with music by "Sweet Nothing". Dow City Fun Days also promise a Car Show in memory of Donald Bean, only $10 to enter with registration beginning at 9AM and awards at 3PM. There will be Buffalo Burgers, Hamburgers, Hot Dog and Deserts along with a Beer Garden, as well as Coffee from Daily Dose Coffee Shop and ice cream cones from Ettleman's! Don't miss out on all the FUN!

 

6 MON

CDC Office Closed:

The CDC office will be closed on September 6th in recognition of Labor Day.

 

8 WED

The Senior Insurance Group Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:

Join the CDC from 8:30AM to 9:30AM at The Senior Insurance Group Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, September 8th at their new office located at 105 N. Prince Street in Dow City!

 

9 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

11 SAT

Market in the Park:

The Market in the Park is held weekly on Saturdays at Washington Park, 1700-1798 3rd Ave S, in Denison from 9am-1pm.  Market in the Park will be open to food producers as well as local artisans, craftsmen and small businesses with no admission charge for attendees.  Vendor applications available at the CDC office, 18 S. Main St., Denison or on the Market in the Park Facebook page. Market in the Park is a nonprofit, volunteer run organization. For more information about this event, please call 712.269.6796 or email marketinthepark@gmail.com.

 

15 WED

Senior Education Series:

A Senior Education Series will be held at the Denison Senior Center every 3rd Wednesday of each month starting at 8:30am. There will be plenty of topics covered for senior citizens. There will be a presentation on Pre-Need Funeral topics discussed at the September event. Sponsored by The Reed Place Senior Living and Angels Care Home Health.

 

16 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

 

ServSafe Food Safety Certification Class:

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Crawford County will be hosting a ServSafe® food safety certification class in Denison on September 16, 2021 from 9:00AM to 6:00PM. Ann Parker, Nutrition and Wellness Specialist, will be teaching the class.  This class will be held at the Crawford County Extension Office. Registration is due three weeks before the class date- by August 26, 2021.  Do not hesitate to register. Registration is now done online and cost for the training is $160. You can register by visiting the following website: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/servsafe.

 

17 FRI

Schleswig Calf Show Days:

The annual Schleswig Calf Show Days in uptown Schleswig will be on September 17 &18 with a breakfast on the morning of the 19th.

 

 

Tri City BBQ Fest:

Crawford County's signature tourism event, the Tri City BBQ Fest will be on September 17th & 18th. The festival pits three nearby metros in a battle for the best barbeque and bands, all taking place among the historic streets of Uptown Denison! Enjoy FREE admission to see: * Logan Mize * After Midtown * Judd Hoos * Lake & Lyndale * Omaha Street Percussion * Rukkus * Boyer River Band *

 

18 SAT

Schleswig Calf Show Days:

The annual Schleswig Calf Show Days in uptown Schleswig will be on September 17 &18 with a breakfast on the morning of the 19th.

 

 

Tri City BBQ Fest:

Crawford County's signature tourism event, the Tri City BBQ Fest will be on September 17th & 18th. The festival pits three nearby metros in a battle for the best barbeque and bands, all taking place among the historic streets of Uptown Denison! Enjoy FREE admission to see: * Logan Mize * After Midtown * Judd Hoos * Lake & Lyndale * Omaha Street Percussion * Rukkus * Boyer River Band *

 

 

All-N-1 FUN RUN:

Wesco Industries will be hosting an ALL-N-1 FUN FUN on Saturday, Sept. 18th beginning at 10am. Registration before September 1st is $25 for adults and $15 for kids 10 and under. All children 4 years of age and younger are free. On or after Sept. 1st, the registration for adults is $30 and for kids 10 and under is $20. For more information please visit the event website at https://qrco.de/bcGtlB or contact WESCO Industries at 712-263-4191. 

 

 

Market in the Park:

The Market in the Park is held weekly on Saturdays at Washington Park, 1700-1798 3rd Ave S, in Denison from 9am-1pm.  Market in the Park will be open to food producers as well as local artisans, craftsmen and small businesses with no admission charge for attendees.  Vendor applications available at the CDC office, 18 S. Main St., Denison or on the Market in the Park Facebook page. Market in the Park is a nonprofit, volunteer run organization. For more information about this event, please call 712.269.6796 or email marketinthepark@gmail.com.

 

20 MON

Monday Funday at the United Methodist Church:

Monday Funday at the United Methodist Church will be on Monday, Sept. 20th from 1:00-4:00 PM. This is a FREE event for any child in K-5th grade. Activities for the day include crafts, recreation, food, science , music/dance, storytelling and a lesson connected to living a Christian life. Drop-off times are from 12:30-1:00 PM and pick-up times are from 4:00-4:30 PM. Please call the church office at 712-263-2934 to register. Any denominations are welcome.

 

23 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

25 SAT

Market in the Park:

The Market in the Park is held weekly on Saturdays at Washington Park, 1700-1798 3rd Ave S, in Denison from 9am-1pm.  Market in the Park will be open to food producers as well as local artisans, craftsmen and small businesses with no admission charge for attendees.  Vendor applications available at the CDC office, 18 S. Main St., Denison or on the Market in the Park Facebook page. Market in the Park is a nonprofit, volunteer run organization. For more information about this event, please call 712.269.6796 or email marketinthepark@gmail.com.

 

28 TUE

Crawford County Right to Life:

The Crawford County Right to Life organization will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 28th at 7 pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Everyone is welcome!

 

30 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

OCTOBER EVENTS

 

2 SAT

Market in the Park:

The Market in the Park is held weekly on Saturdays at Washington Park, 1700-1798 3rd Ave S, in Denison from 9am-1pm.  Market in the Park will be open to food producers as well as local artisans, craftsmen and small businesses with no admission charge for attendees.  Vendor applications available at the CDC office, 18 S. Main St., Denison or on the Market in the Park Facebook page. Market in the Park is a nonprofit, volunteer run organization. For more information about this event, please call 712.269.6796 or email marketinthepark@gmail.com.

 

7 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

9 SAT

Market in the Park:

The Market in the Park is held weekly on Saturdays at Washington Park, 1700-1798 3rd Ave S, in Denison from 9am-1pm.  Market in the Park will be open to food producers as well as local artisans, craftsmen and small businesses with no admission charge for attendees.  Vendor applications available at the CDC office, 18 S. Main St., Denison or on the Market in the Park Facebook page. Market in the Park is a nonprofit, volunteer run organization. For more information about this event, please call 712.269.6796 or email marketinthepark@gmail.com.

 

14 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

 

CDC Business Appreciation Breakfast:

All CDC members/guests and other interested parties are invited to attend the Annual CDC Business Appreciation Breakfast at 7AM on Thursday, October 14th at the Stables at Copper Ridge. Breakfast will be provided by Staley's Catering. This event is free for CDC members and just $12 for non-members. The breakfast will include a quick CDC update, special guest speaker and the presentation of the 2021 Volunteer of the Year Award! Please RSVP by Thursday, October 7th to the CDC at 712-263-5621 or rdesy@cdcia.org

 

20 WED

Senior Education Series:

A Senior Education Series will be held at the Denison Senior Center every 3rd Wednesday of each month starting at 8:30am. There will be plenty of topics covered for senior citizens. There will be a presentation on senior finances topics discussed at the October event. Sponsored by The Reed Place Senior Living and Angels Care Home Health.

 

21 THU

Farmers Market:

Enjoy fresh produce from local growers from July 8th until October 28th at the Farmers Market in Denison, from 3PM to 6PM every Thursday at the Crossroads Parking Lot in Denison! Contact Elaine Baughman at rbaughman@fmctc.com for more information!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Rachel Desy   OFFICE MANAGER
Chamber & Development Council of Crawford County
rdesy@cdcia.org

p712.263.5621 m712.269.6065

18 S Main St. Denison, IA 51442

 

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