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40th Annual Airport Fly In/Drive In Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 7:00am
Iowa City Municipal Airport
In 6 days 2 hours

The Iowa City Noon Optimist Club will serve up pancakes, sausage, and beverages during the 40th Annual Airport Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at the Iowa City Municipal Airport, 1801 S. Riverside Dr. 

Participants are encouraged to fly or drive in. Tickets are priced as follows:

Monarch Festival

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area
In 6 days 8 hours

Mark your calendar for Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, and help us celebrate the Monarch Butterfly!

The third annual Monarch Festival will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at a new location, Terry Trueblood Park Lodge, 579 McCollister Blvd. There is no fee to attend.

All are invited to view caterpillars, chrysalis and beautiful, orange adult Monarchs, as well as a variety of nature and nonprofit exhibits. 

Taste of Market

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 5:00pm
Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp
In 1 week 2 days

Farmers Market patrons will have a chance to taste the flavors of the season with free samples of fruits, vegetables, baked goods, grilled items and more at the annual Taste of Market from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp, 405 E. Washington St.

Joe & Coleen Peterson will provide live music for this admission-free event. Samples are donated and prepared by Farmers Market vendors and staff.

Taste of Market is sponsored by the University of Iowa Community Credit Union and Iowa City Parks and Recreation.

Taste of Market

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 5:00pm
Iowa City Farmers Market
In 1 week 2 days

Sample the best of the season -- fresh produce, grilled veggies and baked goods, during the annual Taste of Market event from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at the Iowa City Farmers Market, located at Chauncey Swan ramp, 415 E. Washington St. 

This event is free and open to all. Samples are donated by market vendors, prepared by volunteers from the University of Iowa Community Credit Union (UICCU), and served up by Parks and Recreation staff members. Longtime local musicians Joe and Coleen Peterson will perform during the event, music sponsored by UICCU. 

Party in the Park- Brookland Park

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
Brookland Park
In 1 week 6 days

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, arts and crafts, and frozen treats at Party in the Park this summer. The 2018 season opens June 7. Events are held weekly from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in June, July and August and will continue on Sundays in September from 4-5:30 p.m. Additionally, there will be several dates this season that will feature a special performance by the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre at 5:30 p.m., before the Party in the Park begins.

Party in the Park- College Green Park

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
College Green Park
In 2 weeks 6 days

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, arts and crafts, and frozen treats at Party in the Park this summer. The 2018 season opens June 7. Events are held weekly from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in June, July and August and will continue on Sundays in September from 4-5:30 p.m. Additionally, there will be several dates this season that will feature a special performance by the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre at 5:30 p.m., before the Party in the Park begins.

Party in the Park - Happy Hollow

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
Highland Park
In 1 month 4 days

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, arts and crafts, and frozen treats at Party in the Park this summer. The 2018 season opens June 7. Events are held weekly from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in June, July and August and will continue on Sundays in September from 4-5:30 p.m. Additionally, there will be several dates this season that will feature a special performance by the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre at 5:30 p.m., before the Party in the Park begins.

Party in the Park- Fairmeadows Park

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
Fairmeadows Park
In 1 month 1 week

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, arts and crafts, and frozen treats at Party in the Park this summer. The 2018 season opens June 7. Events are held weekly from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in June, July and August and will continue on Sundays in September from 4-5:30 p.m. Additionally, there will be several dates this season that will feature a special performance by the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre at 5:30 p.m., before the Party in the Park begins.