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Theisen’s Snocross National
Friday, January 15 @ 1 PM
Saturday, January 16 @ 8 AM
Dubuque County Fairgrounds (14569 Old Highway Rd)
AMSOIL Championship Snocross powered by RAM is back! Returning to the Dubuque County Fairgrounds on Jan. 15 and 16, Snocross is the most fan-friendly form of snowmobile racing. It combines the big-air jumps and exciting action of motocross with the crisp winter environment, providing snowbelt race fans with race action, world class athletes to cheer, and a fun time for the whole family. For fans who prefer to stay home, a livestream will be available at snocross.com. Discounted tickets are available in advance at any Theisen’s location: $20 for one day (compared to $25 plus fees online or $35 at the door) and $25 for the weekend (compared to $35 plus fees online or $45 at the door). Kids 12 and under are free. For more information, call the Dubuque County Fairgrounds at 563-588-1406 or visit snocross.com.

Dubuque Fighting Saints Hockey vs Waterloo
January 15 @ 7:05 PM
Mystique Community Ice Center

The Dubuque Fighting Saints celebrate their 11th season since they returned to the USHL. Join the Saints at Our House for a fun night of hockey for the family. 1800 Admiral Sheehy Dr. 563-583-6880. DubuqueFightingSaints.com.

Rock Star Bingo
Every Friday: January 15 @ 8–10 PM
7 Hills Brewing Co

Just like “regular” bingo, but the bingo numbers, like “B16”, are replaced with parts of songs. If you know the song title (no phones, devices or apps – basically no cheating), then place a bingo chip on that square. Get 5 squares in a row and you’re a winner! Free. 1085 Washington St. 563-587-8306. 7hillsbrew.com.

Theisen’s Snocross National
Saturday, January 16 @ 8 AM
Dubuque County Fairgrounds (14569 Old Highway Rd)
AMSOIL Championship Snocross powered by RAM is back! Returning to the Dubuque County Fairgrounds on Jan. 15 and 16, Snocross is the most fan-friendly form of snowmobile racing. It combines the big-air jumps and exciting action of motocross with the crisp winter environment, providing snowbelt race fans with race action, world class athletes to cheer, and a fun time for the whole family. For fans who prefer to stay home, a livestream will be available at snocross.com. Discounted tickets are available in advance at any Theisen’s location: $20 for one day (compared to $25 plus fees online or $35 at the door) and $25 for the weekend (compared to $35 plus fees online or $45 at the door). Kids 12 and under are free. For more information, call the Dubuque County Fairgrounds at 563-588-1406 or visit snocross.com.

Dubuque Winter Farmers Market
Saturdays through April 24: January 16 @ 9 AM–Noon
Kennedy Mall Former Younkers Men’s Store

Dubuque Winter Farmers Market kicks off their 14th season at the Kennedy Mall in the former Younkers Men’s Storefront near Planet Fitness. Winter Farmers Market will be open every Saturday (except Dec. 26) through April 24, 2021. Approximately 35 regional vendors will be offering seasonal produce, eggs, meats, cheeses, honey, maple syrup, starter plants, herbs, baked goods, and more. Market Tokens are available for purchase at the Winter Market Information Booth. Use your credit, debit, or SNAP/EBT card to purchase tokens that are used just like cash at all vendor booths. In an effort to reduce, reuse, and recycle, Winter Market organizers encourage you to bring your own reusable shopping bags. They also offer a recycling station that will accept clean egg cartons, glass canning/mason jars (only), and plastic grocery bags. Masks and social distancing are required. You can become part of the energy by participating as a vendor, shopping each week, or volunteering. To volunteer, contact Paula Neuhaus at neuhaus.paula@gmail.com. Vendor applications are available at WinterMarketDbq.com. 555 JFK Rd.

Snowshoe & Winter Hikes
Every Saturday through February 27: January 16 @ 10 AM
Park Farm Winery (Bernard, IA)

Enjoy a guided snowshoe tour through Park Farm Winery’s vineyard and surrounding woods with a special stop in the middle for refreshments. BYO snowshoes. Space limited. RSVP. $10. 15159 Thielen Rd, Durango, IA. 563-557-3727. parkfarmwinery.com.

Ice Fest
January 16 and 17 @ 10 AM–5 PM
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium (350 E 3rd St)
The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium’s 17th annual Ice Fest celebrates the winter season of the past and present through engaging activities and demonstrations. New to 2021, guests will be invited to the River Museum’s settler’s cabin to discover how the area’s earliest settlers survived the winter months. The River Museum’s newest residents, an American Kestrel and Barn Owl, will be featured in an outdoor raptor program near the newly constructed raptor mews. At the center of the boatyard, a modified hockey/field hockey rink will be constructed for casual play. Additionally, youth can try their hand at supervised ice fishing in the Ice Harbor. Among annual favorites, Ice Fest will feature Plumery Tails’ Alaskan Malamutes and ice rescue demonstrations supported by the Dubuque Fire Department. The River Museum’s own snow sculpting team will be creating a full-size piece throughout the weekend. Ice harvesting demonstrations in the Ice Harbor, snow shoeing and snow painting opportunities complete the outdoor festivities. Ice Fest attendees will have access to all exhibits within the River Museum in addition to daily creature features, a themed scavenger hunt, animal feedings, a free polar bear film in the Journey Theater, and vintage winter films on ice harvesting and skiing in the Barge Theater. Most Ice Fest activities take place outside. Tickets can be purchased online in advance and are good for two consecutive days with proof of purchase. For daily Ice Fest schedules, tickets, and more, visit rivermuseum.com/icefest.

Galena LitFest: The Game is Afoot: The Meaning and Practice of Detective Fiction
Saturday, January 16 @ 2–4 PM
Online
Galena LitFest is back for a seventh year in a virtual format with six events between Jan. 16 and 30. Join Clarke University’s Steve Bellomy, PhD on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. for a free interactive workshop where you will explore several questions that pertain to detective fiction. More information can be found at the Galena Public Library, by calling 815-777-0200, or visiting GalenaLibrary.org.

Tech Support and Still 29
January 16 @ 7 PM
Online
Bell Tower Theater is hosting a virtual double feature on Jan. 14 and 16 at 7 p.m. Enjoy two short plays in one hilarious performance. In Tech Support, when a senior citizen calls tech support to get their new computer and printer working, tech support is anything but helpful! In Still Twenty-Nine, life is quiet, simple and routine for stodgy retiree, Earl, until Aileen, his fun-loving wife, joins a motorcycle club! This virtual production will take place on Bell Tower Theater’s Facebook page. Due to copyright restrictions, the performances will not remain online. All performance are free, but goodwill donations will be accepted. For more information, call 563-588-3377 or visit BellTowerTheater.net.

Dubuque Fighting Saints Hockey vs Des Moines
January 16 @ 7:05 PM
Mystique Community Ice Center

The Dubuque Fighting Saints celebrate their 11th season since they returned to the USHL. Join the Saints at Our House for a fun night of hockey for the family. 1800 Admiral Sheehy Dr. 563-583-6880. DubuqueFightingSaints.com.

Verlo Mattress Winter Comedy Series
“Mr. Showtime” David Scott: Saturday, January 16 @ 8 PM
Donnie Baker: Saturday, February 13 @ 8 PM
Ladies & Laughs: Friday, March 12 @ 8 PM
Mark Poolos and John Russell: Saturday, April 17 @ 8 PM

Five Flags Theater (405 Main St)
Verlo Mattress Winter Comedy Series will take place over four weekend nights in the historic Five Flags Theater. Saturday, Jan. 16 features “Mr. Showtime” David Scott. Mr. Showtime promises a one-of-a-kind comedy experience that goes far beyond just standing behind a microphone and telling jokes. His act includes what has been called “the Most Dangerous Bit in Comedy,” a straightjacket, and a can’t-miss musical finale! Fun Fact: Mr. Showtime holds the Guinness Record for longest stand-up comedy show by a single person at more than 40 hours… a record he set right here in Dubuque! A limited number of tickets will be sold for each show to ensure physical distancing within the Five Flags Theater. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Special box seat packages are also available, which include vouchers for free drinks at the concession stand. 563-589-4254. FiveFlagsCenter.com.

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