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January


Creston Park & Rec Bowling Tournament
January 25, 2020
Pine Valley Golf & Bowl
Creston,  Iowa

Febuary


Creston Park & Rec Presents a Night of Comedy 
February 15, 2020
The Eagles
Creston, Iowa  50801

St. Malachy Dinner & Auction Fundraiser
February 29, 2020
Supertel Inn Conference Center
5 p.m.
Creston, Iowa

March


Creston High School Band Concert
March 9, 2020
CHS
7 p.m.
Creston,  Iowa

Creston High School Vocal ConcertCANCELLED
March 26, 2020
7 p.m.
Creston, Iowa

Learning Center of SW Iowa Trivia Night
March 28, 2020
Creston, Iowa

Creston Community Schools Fine Arts FestCANCELLED
March 29, 2020
Creston, Iowa

April


Volunteer Firefighters Easter Egg Hunt
April 11, 2020
10 a.m. at McKinley Park
Creston,  Iowa

CRESTON HIGH SCHOOL PROM
April 18, 2020
Creston, Iowa

Meals from the Heartland
April 22, 2020CANCELLED
SWCC
Creston,  Iowa

Update Uptown CrestonCANCELLED
April 24 & 25, 2020
Uptown Creston
Creston, Iowa

Market on Maple in Uptown CrestonCANCELLED
April 25, 2020
Uptown Creston
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Creston, Iowa

May

SWCC Spring Commencement – VIRTUAL
May 8, 2020
SWCC Gym
7:30 p.m.
Creston, Iowa

CRESTON HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION VIRTUAL
May 17, 2020
Creston High School at 2 p.m.
Creston, Iowa

EAST UNION HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION
May 17, 2020
Afton, Iowa  50801

June


CRESTON FARMERS MARKET BEGINS EVERY MONDAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30TH
JUNE 1, 2020
McKinley Park
4 to 6:30 p.m.
Creston, Iowa

AFTON LAWN CHAIR EVENINGSCANCELED
JUNE 2, 2020 – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Afton, Iowa
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KSIB TRACTOR DRIVEPOSTPONED
June 6, 2020
Uptown Creston
Creston, Iowa

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
June 8, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

CRESTON CITYWIDE GARAGE SALECANCELED
JUNE 13, 2020
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Creston, Iowa

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
June 15, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

PARTY IN THE PARK – POSTPONED TO AUGUST 15TH
June 20, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston,  Iowa

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
June 22, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

RAINBOW PARK CELEBRATION EVENTCANCELED
June 27, 2020
Rainbow Park
Creston, Iowa

ELM’S CLUB BIKE NIGHTPOSTPONED
June 27 , 2020
4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Elm’s Club
Creston, Iowa

AFTON PRE-FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION (Last Sunday in June)
JUNE 28, 2020CANCELED
Afton City Park
Pre-Fourth Celebration, contests, entertainment, food , church services, games.
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CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
June 29, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

July


10, 000 CRESTONIANS 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION – WILL NOT BE HELD IN 2020. PLEASE WATCH FOR A LIST OF ACTIVITIES THAT WILL BE TAKING PLACE JULY 1, 2, 3 & 4, 5 , 2020
Creston, Iowa

Historical Village Open, McKinley Park , Noon – 4:30 p.m. – CLOSED

Chalk the Town
July 1, 2, 3, 2020

MURAL PAINTING
July 3, 2020
Adams Street in Uptown Creston
Creston, Iowa
9:00 a.m.

KSIB RADIO CRUISE NIGHT
July 3, 2020
Adams Street
Creston, Iowa
6 to 8:00 p.m.

GREATER REGIONAL HEALTH LAKE TO LAKE GREATER 8 AND 5k RUN/WALK
July 3, 2020
VIRTUAL

Elks Street Dance CANCELED

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
July 6, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

UPTOWN STREET CLEANUP
July 10, 2020
Uptown Creston
Creston, Iowa
3:00 p.m.

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
July 13, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

UNION COUNTY FAIR
JULY 16 – JULY 22, 2020
Union County Fairgrounds, Afton.
Parade, 4-H displays, FFA and open class exhibits, society horse show, rodeo, demolition derby, tractor pulls.
For more info go the Union County Fair website www.unioncountyfairiowa.com

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
July 20, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

FASHION SHOW AT COEN’S FURNITURE
July 25, 2020
121 North Maple
Creston, Iowa
2:00 p.m.

MCKINLEY PARK CELEBRATION PENDING
July 25, 2020
Creston, Iowa

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
July 27, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m

August


RELAY FOR LIFE OF SOUTHWEST IOWA
August 1, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
TIME:TBD

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
August 3, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
August 10, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

PARTY IN THE PARK
August 15, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston,  Iowa

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
August 17, 2020

McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
August 24, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
August 31, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

September


CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
September 7, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
September 14, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

Pork Chop Dinner
September 17, 2020
McKinley Park
4:30 to 7 p.m.
Creston, Iowa

CRESTON/SW IOWA  43nd ANNUAL HOT AIR BALLOON DAYS
SEPTEMBER 18 – 20, 2020
Creston, Iowa
Almost 40 balloons participate in races over the weekend. In addition there is a parade with a marching band contest and balloonist and many more, also a doll show, arts & crafts fair, flea market, balloon night glow, food booths and more. Come for the day or the weekend.


CRESTON FARMERS MARKET

September 21, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

GIBSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY CAPITAL CAMPAIGN CALVARY CEMETERY WALK
September 27, 2020
Calvary Cemetery
Creston, Iowa
2:00 p.m.

CRESTON FARMERS MARKET
September 28, 2020
McKinley Park
Creston,  Iowa
4 to 6:30 p.m.

October


CRESTON HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING
October 2, 2020
Creston, Iowa

GIBSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY CAPITAL CAMPAIGN UNCORKED & UNCAPPED (WINE & BEER) WALK
October 23, 2020
Uptown Creston
Creston, Iowa
5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

BRIGHT EYES IN THE PARK
October 24, 2020 – 4 to 5:30 p.m.
McKinley Park
Creston, Iowa

November


Southern Prairie YMCA Annual Dinner & Fundraiser
November 7, 2020
Creston, Iowa

December


“NO PLACE LIKE CRESTON FOR THE HOLIDAYS”
December 3, 2020
Lighted Christmas Parade at 7 p.m.
Soup Supper
Festival of Trees
Santa Visits the Depot
Creston, Iowa

December 4, 2020
Festival of Trees
Creston, Iowa

December 6, 2020
Festival of Trees
Creston, Iowa

Afton Extravaganza
Arts & Crafts Show
Afton, Iowa

December 12, 2020
Santa Visits the Depot
9:30 a.m. to Noon
Creston,  Iowa

Creston Animal Rescue Effort (CARE) Gift and Bake Sale
10 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Mealsite in the Depot
Creston, Iowa

December 13, 2020
SWCC Holiday Carols in Concert
7:30 p.m., SWCC
Creston, Iowa

Please come enjoy and experience Union County