Special Events

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:30 pm

We are thrilled to welcome you back to the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn for the return of our live, in-person Scholarship Benefit Concert: Better Together! We truly believe this will be a special evening of reconnecting and celebrating with some exceptional music. The concert will include performances by the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, UNI Opera, Wind Ensemble, UNI Singers, Concert Chorale, and Jazz Band One, with featured faculty artists Sean Botkin, Kramer Milan and Matthew Andreini. Please join us for this exciting event and help to support student scholarships at UNI’s School of Music. For more information on this event or becoming a Special Donor, contact Caroline Francis at (319) 273-2028. To order tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:00 am

Cedar Valley Businesses and Organizations are invited to register for the new Business and Community Fair! Hosted on beautiful Lawther Field, this event invites businesses from across the region to set up displays and mingle with students and employees about what they have to offer. Businesses are invited to give away/sell items or food, and talk to the UNI community about what they offer. This is a free event - go to pantherexperience.uni.edu for more information and to register by October 1.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 7:00 pm
A keynote address will be held at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the University of Northern Iowa’s campus on April 7, 2022 at 7:00 pm. These events are FREE and open to the public.
Gabby Rivera will present Inspiring Radical Creativity; Empowering Young, Diverse Voices to Tell Their Own Stories. To Gabby Rivera, it's vital to encourage people of all backgrounds to create, daydream, and tell their own stores- and in doing so, open a radical space for creativity. Now, in this affecting talk, Rivera unpacks how she navigates the world as a queer, Latinx, millennial woman; how she incorporates her heritage into her writing; how she strives to be a thoughtful ally for others, and how she celebrates the healing power of community.
Saturday, April 9, 2022 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Rod Library will host the 7th Annual Mini Comic-Con. There will be games, prizes, vendors, artists and costume contests—Family-friendly, free and open to the public. Follow us on Facebook or check back as the date gets closer for more details.