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Siouxland Teen Stuff for Winter

  Welcome to the newest corner of my blog! 4 times a year I'll update you with the best events, activities, and more for tweens, teens, and college students. I'll still include teen events in my regular monthly event posts here on the blog, and in the weekend updates I share on social media, but in case you want all the teen fun in one place and without the clutter of events your teen definitely won't go to, here it is! Local Athletic Fun to Watch or Do  Sioux City Musketeers Hockey is in full swing Winter 2022 home games @ the Tyson Events Center on 12/9, 12/10, 12/30, 12/31, 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 2/3, 2/5, 2/18, and 2/19 NAIA Women's Volleyball National Championship Tournament at the Tyson, from November 30th through December 6th The Sioux City Bandits Arena Football seasons starts in late February, with home opener at the Tyson Events Center on 2/25 Tons of winter sports available locally at Cone Park and many other venues around Sioux City and Siouxland--see my full li

Jodi Adams Book Signing Event and The Train Rolls On to the North Pole Review

One of my favorite local coffee shops is serving up big fun for the little ones the first Saturday of December! Here's what parents should know about author Jodi Adams, her event at Hawks Coffee, and her festive new book!   The event: Jodi Adams at Hawks Coffee On Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, author Jodi Adams will be at Hawks Coffee Shop in Sergeant Bluff, IA to read her new children's Christmas picture book, The Train Rolls on to the North Pole  and sign copies of the book. Cost to attend the event is $25, which includes a signed copy of the book and a tabletop s'mores kit for two (additional s'more kits available for purchase, as well as all of Hawks usual delicious coffee and other treats, which I highly recommend!) Adams grew up in Spencer, IA before becoming a real-life CSI, then a stay-at-home mom of two in Omaha, and now a picture book author! This is her second children's book, a sequel to her debut The Train Rolls On . For more information on this event,

Rich Koslowski Book Signing Event and F.A.R.M System Review

A talented Midwest comic book artist is heading to Siouxland to sign comic books and his new graphic novel, F.A.R.M. System! He's sending me a free copy for review purposes, and I'm excited to check it out and let you know our thoughts.  Here's what parents should know about Rich Koslowski, his books, and this special event: The Event: Rich Koslowski @ Acme Comics Rich Koslowski will be at Sioux City's Acme Comics on Pierce Street on Saturday, November 26th, 2022 (Saturday after Thanksgiving) from 11am to 3pm to sign books and meet fans. Koslowski has been an illustrator for more than 30 years, working for Archie Comics on their main titles and as one of the main illustrators of the Sonic the Hedgehog comic book series.    Acme will have copies of his new book,  F.A.R.M. System  as well as some of his Archie and Sonic titles available for purchase and Mr. Koslowski will be signing books and greeting fans. The Sonic and Archie works are appropriate for all ages

December events

Every month I bring you the best things to do in Sioux City and Siouxland, from storytimes and crafts to music festivals, streaming concerts, and holidays from silly to serious. This month, some of the highlights include Christmas and New Year's Eve events! It's also a great month to visit a local Christmas tree farm !  I hope this event list inspires you to go make some happy memories with your family this month! Thurs 12/1 NAIA Women's Volleyball National Championship Tournament at the Tyson Events Center, full details here . 6-7pm: Standstill Parade of Lights in downtown Vermillion, SD, with programming to follow in the Vermillion Public Library 6-8pm: Christmas Centerpiece craft event at Hawks Coffee Shop in Sgt. Bluff. $25 per centerpiece. 6-8pm: Brush N' Brew with Pickled Palette at Jefferson Beer Supply, full details  here. 7:30pm: Christmas at Morningside 7:30pm:  Another Night Before Christmas  by LAMB Regional Arts Fri 12/2 NAIA Women's Volleyball Nation

Sioux City & Siouxland Christmas

Christmas is coming! The Sioux City area has so many fun and festive events to celebrate the Christmas season, and this post will be updated throughout the coming weeks as new events and details announced. I'm thrilled to share all the festive fun with you! You might also enjoy my posts on Christmas Road Trips (Christmas fun in Omaha, Sioux Falls, Okoboji, and more!) Christmas Tree Farms in Siouxland , Family Friendly New Year's Eve , Experience Gifts for Siouxland Families , and Last Minute Christmas Gifts You Can Buy in Siouxland ! This post features the best Christmas events in Siouxland, the best places in Siouxland to see Christmas lights , and some of the best places in Siouxland to see Santa ! 

Disney Princess: the Concert, live at the Sioux City Orpheum

Grab your favorite tiara and your best tulle skirt, because princesses are taking over the Orpheum and you're invited to join in the fun!  ( Note: this was originally scheduled for 2021 and delayed. This post has now been updated to include the correct details for the November 2022 performance) What is Disney Princess: the Concert? Disney Princess Live is a show full of everyone's favorite songs from classic Disney princesses! Even better, the songs will be performed live by talented singers from the Broadway stage, including several award winning or nominated performers. The cast list has changed significantly since they first announced this show in 2021, and this video gives a peek at what to expect at the show but note not all of the performers in this video will be at the Sioux City performance: Doesn't it look magical? I think whether you're a kid who loves princesses, or an adult who loves great music sung by talented performers,

Siouxland Teen Stuff for Fall 2022

Welcome to the newest corner of my blog! 4 times a year I'll update you with the best events, activities, and more for tweens, teens, and college students. I'll still include teen events in my regular monthly event posts here on the blog, and in the weekend updates I share on social media, but in case you want all the teen fun in one place and without the clutter of events your teen definitely won't go to, here it is! Local Athletic Fun to Watch or Do  DropZone Halloween Teen Night means 3 hours of unlimited jumping and laser tag plus one round of VR and some spooky snacks, all for $25  @ Drop Zone on Fri 10/28 from 7 to 10pm Sioux City Musketeers Hockey is in full swing, with preseason games in late Sept and regular season games starting early October. Fall 2022 home games @ the Tyson Events Center on 10/8, 10/14, 10/21, 10/22, 11/2, 11/5, 11/12, 11/13, 11/23, and 11/26 Local Concerts Sioux City Symphony (classical and pops instrumental)  Fall 2022 Concerts are performed @