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9th Cow Patty Bingo Ticket Sales
Contact: Keith or Jan Rolston
Phone: 605-321-1145 or 712-324-3772
Starts: August 7, 2017
Ends:  September 4, 2017

9th Cow Patty Bingo tickets on sale now until gone!



The tickets are $10 each and are tax deductible.  You can purchase your's from any  Rec Trails member or at the Sheldon Chamber & Development Corporation Office.



Grand prize is $2000 with four addition winners of $125 each drawn at random.


Flyer

Hour of the Book
Contact: 
Phone: 712-324-2442
Address: 925 4th Ave, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sheldon Public Library
Date: August 22, 2017  (Starts at: 1:30pm)

Discussing,“Little Princes” by Conor Grennan (Adult)



Relay for Life Monthly Meeting
Address: 118 N. 7th Ave., Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sanford Sheldon - Lower Level
Date: August 22, 2017  (Starts at: 6:00pm)

Everyone is welcome to attend the monthly meetings which are held every 4th Tuesday of the month.



First Day of School!
Address: Sheldon, IA  
Date: August 23, 2017

Sheldon Community Schools, Sheldon Christian School, St Pat's Catholic School all start today.  Please be cautious driving, there will be more children moving around before and after school hours.



Dinner Date
Phone: 712.324.4425
Address: 416 9th St, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Community Service Center
Date: August 23, 2017  (Starts at: 11:30am)

Every Wednesday at 11:30 am at the Community Services Center in the Dinner Date Room. Call for reservations at 712.324.4425 on Tuesdays between 8:30 am and noon.



Ice Cream Social
Contact: Sarah Postma  
Address: 1414 Elm Court, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sheldon Christian Retirement Home
Date: August 24, 2017  (Starts at: 7:00pm)

    The Sheldon Chrisitan Reitirement Home will be hosting the Teach Boys, who are from the George, IA area, on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for the Third Ice Cream Social of the season. The public is invited to attend, please bring your own lawn chairs. The concert will be held by the main entrance. In the case of rain, it will be moved to the Lower Level Social Room. A free will donation will be taken. Following the concert, please join us for a time of fellowship with ice cream, homemade bars, coffee, and punch.



Sheldon Farmers Market
Contact: Shanelle Matus  
Phone: (712)324-2813
Address: 1200 S 2nd Avenue, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Old Union Train Depot
Date: August 25, 2017  (11:00am - 1:00pm)

Every Monday 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm



Every Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm



September 4 they will be open in the park from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Become a Vendor

Summer Savings Grill-Outs
Contact: Shanelle Matus  
Phone: (712)324-2813
Address: Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Downtown Park
Date: August 25, 2017  (11:00am - 1:00pm)

Old 60 Steaks & Chops will be serving a meal in the downtown park.



Tom Sawyer Day at Prairie Arts Historical Park
Contact: Karin VandenBerg  
Phone: (712)324-9718
Address: 1423 Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Prairie Arts Historical Park
Date: August 26, 2017  (8:00am - 3:00pm)

Tom Sawyer Day date's are set! 



Saturday- August 19th and 26th



The Prairie  Arts Council would like to invite you Tom Sawyer Day!



We were fortunate to receive a Paint grant from Vogel Paint Iowa Beautiful. We decided to use this on our grand old 1870 Pioneer Home.  She was in need of a few repairs which we just got done by Dennis Scheirmeyer Construction. Now we are ready to paint!  We gave the paint brushes, scrapers and scaffolding will be put up for us.  Hours are 8-noon. Then 1-3 pm weather permitting.  Lunch will be served water will be provided.  Come be a Tom Sawyer or a Huck Finn and have fun.  All we need is YOU!  Please come help make this old Pioneer home look beautiful again.  Any questions Call Karin ad 324-9718



8" Cup - 4 person Best Ball Tournament
Contact: 
Address: 3040 Nest Ave, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sheldon Golf Course
Date: August 26, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)


17th Annual Sportsman's Banquet
Contact: Evan De Hoogh  
Phone: 7112) 324-0064
Address: 603 W Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: NCC-LLRC
Date: August 26, 2017  (Starts at: 6:00pm)

Guns, Prizes, Taxidermy



Doors open at 6pm, BBQ Dinner at 6:30pm



Tickets available July 29-August 20.  Adults $15, Kids 14 and Younger $10.  Get your ticket at G&E Cabinetry, Downtown Hardware or First Reformed Church.



Featuring Brodie Swisher.  A world champion game caller, speaker, and editor for bowhunting.com. 



Church Website www.sheldonfirstreformed.com



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Church Website

Driver's License
Address: 603 W. Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Northwest Iowa Community College, Building C
Date: August 28, 2017  (8:00am - 4:30pm)

Every Monday, NWICC Building C



Sheldon Farmers Market
Contact: Shanelle Matus  
Phone: (712)324-2813
Address: 1200 S 2nd Avenue, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Old Union Train Depot
Date: August 28, 2017  (4:30pm - 6:30pm)

Every Monday 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm



Every Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm



Sanford Sheldon will be here doing Blood Glucose Screenings from 4:30-5:30.



September 4 they will be open in the park from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Become a Vendor

Knit and Chat
Contact: Robin Haack  
Phone: 712-230-0120
Address: 2501 E. 6th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Fieldcrest Mezzanine
Date: August 28, 2017  (6:30pm - 8:00pm)

Come, chat, and work on any type of handiwork with others.  All skill levels are welcome.  Every Monday.



Beyond Crayons Adult Coloring at Sheldon Library
Contact: 
Phone: 712-324-2442
Address: 925 4th Ave, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sheldon Public Library
Date: August 28, 2017  (6:30pm - 7:45pm)

All High School to Adults are welcome



Sheldon Christian Open House and Grill Out
Contact: Peggy Elgersma  
Address: 1425 E 9th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sheldon Christian School
Date: August 29, 2017  (5:30pm - 7:30pm)

Tuesday Aug 29



Meal 5:30 to 7



Open House 6:00 to 7:30



Sheldon Celebration Days
Contact: Sheldon Chamber  
Phone: (712) 324-2813
Address: Sheldon, IA 51201  
Starts: August 31, 2017
Ends:  September 4, 2017

Sheldon Celebration Days 2017 Brochure



Parade, Craft, and Food Booth registrations are available on our Home Page and below by clicking the link.  Print that out and get those back to us to participate in our celebration!



Thursday, August 31st




  • Sheldon Community Theatre - "See How They Run" by Phillip King 7:30pm at High School



Saturday, September 2nd




  • Bike Ride - 7am - noon at Northwest Iowa Community College LLRC

  • Mini Rod Tractor Pulls - 1:30pm at the Sheldon Horse Arena

  • Tour the Crossroads Pavilion Event Center - 4:30-6:30pm

  • Sanford Sheldon Fun Glow Walk & Jog - Register 7-8pm

  • Sheldon Community Theatre - "See How They Run" by Phillip King 7:30pm at High School

  • Movie at Crossroads Pavilion - "Mary Poppins" - 9pm

  • Junk RM-Band - 9pm-1am at The Eagles Club



Sunday, September 3rd




  • Sheldon Community Theatre - "See How They Run" by Phillip King 2pm at High School

  • Community Worship Service & Ice Cream Social - 6pm in City Park

  • Classic Car Cruise - 7-10pm at Cook's Cafe/Langer's Bar and Grill

  • Benefit and Band for Mark Matthes - 5pm unitl gone - Hamburger Meal.  7pm The Mac Band.



Monday, September 4th




  • Fly-In Pancake Breakfast and Aircraft Display - 6:30-11am at Sheldon Regional Airport

  • VanGuard Squadron Precision Air Show - 10:30am at Sheldon Regional Airport

  • Union Depot Open House and Guest Artisan Demonstrations - 9am-noon

  • Sheldon Prairie Museum - 9am-noon & after parade until 6pm

  • Farmers Market will be in City Park 9am-1pm

  • Arts & Crafts in the Park - 9am-4pm - There will be many crafters in the park!

  • Classic Car Show - 9am-4pm at Sheldon High School grounds

  • Hy-Vee Health Mobile - 10am-4pm in City Park

  • Prairie Arts Historical Park - 10am-Noon Hwy 18

  • Veterans Opening Ceremony - 10am in City Park

  • Inflatables, Mini Ferris Wheel, Mini Train - 10am-4:30pm West side of City Park

  • Cow Patty Bingo - Noon-1pm in Sheldon City Park

  • Food Booth - There will be food booths in the park all day Monday September 4th!

  • Parade - Begins at 2pm - Registration is from 11am-12:30pm at the Community Services Center.  Please be lined up by 1pm.

  • Free Entertainment in the park 




  1. ​A Cow and Corn - 9am-4pm

  2. Build a Better World - 10am-1pm

  3. Photo Booth - 10am-4:30pm

  4. Fantastic Patrick-Comic Juggler - 10am

  5. Mr Twister - 10:30am-1:30 pm & 3:30-4:30pm

  6. Biggar Sketches Caricatures - 10am-2pm

  7. The David Malmberg Show - 11am

  8. The Dollipops - 12:30pm


Glow Walk & Jog Flyer and Registration information