Dubuque COVID-19 Information
Saturdays through October 30: May 15 @ 7 AM–Noon
12th and Iowa St
Produce, meats, handmade goods, and on-site prepared foods. The Dubuque Farmers’ Market has been located in the Upper Main District around City Hall since 1858. 563-588-4400. DubuqueFarmersMarket.org.
Galena Sky Trail Races
Saturday, May 15 @ 8 AM–5 PM
Chestnut Mountain Resort (Galena, IL)
Find out how many miles you can run or walk through the same hills you ski on in the winter! There’s an 8 and 4 hour running event. Look forward to the delicious finisher meal prepared by Chestnut Mountain Resort restaurant while watching the sunset on the Mississippi horizon. $79. 815-261-2667. 8700 W Chestnut Mountain Rd, Galena, IL. galenaskytrailrace.com.
Herb Spiral Workshop
Saturday, May 15 @ 9 AM–Noon
Convivium Urban Farmstead
Do you have limited sun, space or time to garden? Want a highly productive, energy-efficient and attractive way to grow herbs? Upgrade your windowsill planter and consider an herb spiral! Join Convivium Farm Manager, A.J., for this interactive workshop where you will first learn the basics of what an herb spiral is and how it functions, and then assist in the actual building of an herb spiral in one of the neighborhood gardens. Information and advice will be provided on the best herbs to grow in the different parts of the spiral—you will even tour Convivium’s spiral! $15. 2811 Jackson St. 563-557-2900. eventbrite.com/e/145761124447.
May 15–22 @ 10 AM–4 PM
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop
Find a variety of Dubuque-themed goods at the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop’s Dubuque Market! Original artwork, prints, memorabilia, and books about Dubuque and by Dubuque Authors will be featured in this special event. Shop Tuesday–Saturday. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. 2197 University Ave. 563-582-9800. facebook.com/DubuqueDiscoveryShop.
7th Annual Cascade Wing and Brew Fest
Saturday, May 15 @ 3–7 PM
Cascade Riverview Amphitheater (Cascade, IA)
The Cascade Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a day of tasty wings, cold brews, and live music. A punch card gets you eight wings. Grill masters are encouraged to compete for three cash prizes. 101 Pierce St SW, Cascade, IA. 563-690-8611. facebook.com/cascadeareachamber.
Brief Interviews with Internet Cats
May 15 @ 7–7:45 PM
Celebrity interviewer Ian McWorthy has a dream line-up for tonight’s episode of the World Wide Window: a veritable litterful of felines whose internet antics have catapulted them to fame. In this fast-paced series of hilarious interviews, Ian uncovers the story behind Tuffy’s first dramatic foray into a cardboard box, learns just what makes Nelson the Grouchy Cat so very, very grouchy, contends with the diva-like antics of Kitty Boo Boo and her entourage, and so much more. So don’t miss it! Things are bound to get a little…hairy. Free. 563-588-3377. facebook.com/bell.tower.9.
John and Alice Butler Pipe Organ Dedication with Alan Morrison
Saturday, May 15 @ 7:30 PM
The University of Dubuque will dedicate its new custom-crafted pipe organ with a special performance by the Columbus (Ohio) Symphony and world-renowned organist Alan Morrison. Conducted by Columbus Symphony Music Director Rossen Milanov, the performance’s repertoire will include music from Léon Boëllmann, Edward Elgar, Alexandre Guilmant, Camille Saint-Saëns, and William Grant Still. A special dedication ceremony honoring John and Alice Butler will be held before the performance at 6:30 p.m. Free. Ceremony: facebook.com/UDubuque; performance: bit.ly/21CSOYT.
May 15, June 12, July 10, and August 7 @ 8:30 PM
September 11 at 7:30 PM
October 30 @ 6 PM
Galena Territory Owners’ Club (Galena, IL)
Check out the stars and night objects with a telescope, and feel free to bring your own. Depending on the time of year, a subtle band of smoky light constitutes the outline of our galaxy and away from bright town and city lights is a showy splendor with bright spots, voids and intricate rivers of light. All ages. 2000 Territory Dr, Galena, IL. 815-777-2000. TheGalenaTerritory.com.
DBQ-WI High School Rodeo
Dubuque County Fairgrounds Horse Arena
Each summer, the “best of the best” from each state and province qualify for the National High Finals Rodeo. Approximately 1,000 competitors show off their talents in the event and compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and prizes. 14569 Old Highway Rd. facebook.com/riverrodeocommittee.