1.) BRR Ride, Perry
The annual 24-mile round-trip bike ride to Rippey from Perry, known as the "original winter bike ride," rolls on regardless of the weather. Over its 40 years, bikers have endured frigid temperatures while plowing through a foot of snow and springlike temperatures of 60 degrees.
Select antique vendors bring unique merchandise from around the world. Vintage enthusiasts can find furniture, art, pottery, primitives, jewelry, antique glassware, postcards, dolls, toys, advertising and more.
Date night just got funnier! Join comedians Pat Hazell (one of the original writers for Seinfeld) and Dena Blizzard (featured comic at The Laugh Factory) as they join forces for an evening of hilarious and heartwarming stand-up comedy.
The annual event features exotic orchids in a variety of species and colors on display and available for purchase. The Central Iowa Orchid Society will provide insights on care and keeping of orchids to novices and experienced growers.
The traditional tale of the prince who sets out to find a princess for his bride but returns home dejected and alone. Then a woman washes up on shore and appears to be the girl of his dreams. Can she pass the ultimate test of princess-ness?
Photo: Orchid Fest, Ames