View All Events

365ink Events

Dubuque County Fair – TUESDAY FREE DAY!
Tuesday, July 23 Highlights
Admission to the fair is FREE Tuesday, all day, all ages!
Dubuque County Fairgrounds
14569 Old Hwy Rd, Dubuque, IA

7 PM – Main Stage Concert: Doug Allen Nash—Johnny Cash and Neil Diamond Tribute
8 PM – Beer Garden Music: Pirate Over 50
Main Stage Concert: Doug Allen Nash—Johnny Cash and Neil Diamond Tribute Show @ 7 PM
Tickets: Free (Sponsored by Biechler Electric, Inc.)
Doug Allen Nash captures the appearance, vocals, speech, mannerisms, and spirit of Johnny Cash.
Fair admission is $10 for ages 12 and older. Kids under 12 are FREE. Get 5 admissions for the price of 4 ($40 value) in advance at Theisen’s. Veterans and active duty service members: bring your military ID or veteran designation to the fair office before July 20 to purchase a $5 admission ticket (1 per). Visit DBQfair.com for full daily schedules of entertainment, attraction, 4-H/FFA judging, and more as well as online registration for competitions of all kinds.
Free Daily Attractions Include: John Deere Robot Ranger • Hypnotist Jim Wand & Friends • Aussie Kingdom Show • Professor Newton Science Show • Kidz Science Safari • Kevin Barnes Magician • CarveRWay Chainsaw Artist • Bingo • Creative Arts exhibits • Livestock exhibits (4-H, FFA, and Open Class) • Midway Rides (Save $5 by buying your bracelet in advance at Theisen’s in Dubuque or Dyersville
Tuesday @ 4 PM–Midnight: $2 per ride. General parking is free with a free shuttle to the gates. Preferred parking across from grounds is $10 per day.

Indian Artifacts Demonstration
Tuesday, July 23 @ 4–5 PM
East DBQ Library (East DBQ, IL)
Danny Garcia will share with us his enthusiasm and expertise about Indian Artifacts. Flintknapping demonstration! 122 Wisconsin Ave, East Dubuque, IL. 815-747-3052. EDLibrary.org.

Canning 101
Tuesday, July 23 @ 6-8 PM
Convivium Urban Farmstead

Whether you are new to canning or just need a refresher course, Canning 101 is a great starting point. In this hands-on class, co-founder Leslie Shalabi will show you how to preserve seasonal fruits and vegetables so you can enjoy them months later. We will cover safety, equipment, and technique as we discuss the boiling water bath canning. This method will enable you to safely and confidently water bath can everything from jams to pickles. $15. 2811 Jackson St. 563-557-2900. convivium-dbq.com.

Couples Aroma Touch Hand Massage
Tuesday, July 23  @ 6:30–7:30 PM
Statera Upper Level

We connect, as we give, as we share, as we touch. Join together as we experience this quick and simple, yet impactful, form of human connection. Learn about aroma therapy and the power of touch. Receive a quick reference guide of the techniques you will learn and an oil sample. With Julie Haufe, Massage Therapist. $5 single/$10 couple. 3375 Lake Ridge Dr. 563-207-8932. StateraIntegrated.com.

Every Day Is Earth Day Movie Nite: Paris to Pittsburgh
Tuesday, July 23 @ 6:30–8 PM
Canticle of Creation Center

This documentary brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future – and the Trump administration’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement – the film captures what’s at stake for communities around the country and the inspiring ways Americans are responding. RSVP requested by July 22. Includes popcorn. Free will offering. 3390 Windsor Ave. 563-583-9786. osfdbq.org/canticleofcreation.

Dubuque County Fair
July 23–28
Dubuque County Fairgrounds
The 65th annual Dubuque County Fair is a celebration for all of Dubuque County, with carnival rides, concerts, stock car races, a tractor pull, a demolition derby, animals, displays, loads of food and fun for everyone. Chris Young performs Friday, July 26 and Saturday night’s rock show features former Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung and the Gin Blossoms. DBQFair.com.

Jackson County Fair
July 23–28
Jackson County Fairgrounds (Maquoketa, IA)
The storied Jackson County Fair returns for 8 big days featuring all of the goodness that a county fair should from live music and great food to carnival rides, stock car racing, demo derby, and livestock judging. This year’s big concerts feature Motley Crüe’s Vince Neil on Friday night and country music star Kip Moore on Saturday night. 1212 E. Quarry St, Maquoketa, IA. jacksoncountyiowafair.com.

View All Events

Dubuque Festivals

Archive

365ink Magazine

Dubuque
66°
clear sky
humidity: 88%
wind: 9mph NNE
H 71 • L 66
75°
Tue
77°
Wed
77°
Thu
78°
Fri
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

National News

Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of San Juan on Monday morning in massive demonstrations to demand that the U.S. territory's governor resign over offensive chat messages. [...]

Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive c [...]

Robert Morgenthau, 99, who became the scourge of white-collar criminals over three decades as the Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday, his family told the New York Times. [...]

The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plan [...]

With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen's air conditioner to break down in her New York [...]

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post repo [...]

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Saturday that President Donald Trump relished a chant by the crowd at a campaign rally this week that called for a Democratic congresswoman to be s [...]

Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seven [...]

Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two [...]

A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with [...]

Entertainment News

Marvel Studios superhero movie "Avengers: Endgame" will claim the top of the global box office charts by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said. [...]

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Simba and Mufasa reigned supreme this weekend as Disney's "The Lion King" dominated box office charts. Director Jon Favreau's remake of the animated cl [...]

Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a star-packed slate of superhero films for the next two years that includes Angelina Jolie in "The Eternals," Mahershala Ali in a re [...]

The upcoming "Star Trek" series about Jean-Luc Picard will reunite the beloved starship commander with android officer Data and other characters from the long-running space franchise, the ca [...]

Swedish prosecutors on Friday extended American rapper A$AP Rocky's detention by six days amid their ongoing investigation into a street fight in Stockholm as U.S. President Donald Trump said he [...]

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would vouch for the bail of detained American rapper A$AP Rocky, who was arrested in Sweden in connection with a street fight that occurred in June [...]

An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-threatening, Chinese state media reported. [...]

President Donald Trump said on Friday he would call Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the case of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been detained in Sweden pending an investigation into a stree [...]

The star-laden movie version of hit stage musical "Cats" released its first trailer on Thursday, but first impressions were far from cuddly. [...]

Wall Street brokerages stuck to a positive outlook on Netflix Inc on Thursday, betting that a strong content slate for the rest of 2019 would reverse shock second-quarter losses in U.S. subscribers th [...]