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November 2020 Siouxland Kids & Family Events

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 Every month I list family-friendly events in Siouxland, from storytimes to craft events and concerts, along with a few holidays from serious to silly! I'll update throughout the month as new events and details are released. You might also be interested in

  • Sun 11/1
    • Daylight Savings Time Ends! 
    • 2pm: 
  • Mon 11/2
  • Tues 11/3
    • Election Day
  • Weds 11/4
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime Live on Facebook, hosted by the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 11/5
    • 6pm: Magnetic West virtual event opening celebrating the Sioux City Art Center's latest exhibit. Goodie bags will be available at the art center after the event for the first 100 Zoo event attendees only! Event details here
  • Fri 11/6
  • Sat 11/7
    • National Bison Day
    • 11am: First Saturday Family Storytime with the Sioux City Public Library on Zoom, register ahead of time to receive link, plus schedule a time to pick up a packet with interactive materials for more fun! Call (712) or e-mail youthservices@siouxcitylibrary.org
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs. Tri-City Storm, home opener at the Tyson Events Center, tickets available here.


  • Sun 11/8
  • Mon 11/9
  • Tues 11/10
    • 10am: Nature Tales at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center for preschoolers with an adult caregiver, must call (712)258-0838 or e-mail TKruid@WoodburyParks.org to register
  • Weds 11/11
    • Veterans Day
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime Live on Facebook, hosted by the Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am-noon: Veterans Day Ceremony at Siouxland Freedom Park. Event details here
  • Thurs 11/12
  • Fri 11/13
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs. Waterloo Black Hawks at the Tyson Events Center, tickets available here.
  • Sat 11/14
    • 2pm: Online Exploration for Kids: "Ocean in View" history presentation streamed live by the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. Event details here
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs. Waterloo Black Hawks at the Tyson Events Center, tickets available here.

  • Sun 11/15
    • National Clean Out Your Fridge Day
  • Mon 11/16
  • Tues 11/17
    • National Take a Hike Day
  • Weds 11/18
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime Live on Facebook, hosted by the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 11/19
  • Fri 11/20
  • Sat 11/21

  • Sun 11/22
    • 2pm: A Visit from St. Nicholas, performance streamed live by the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. 
  • Mon 11/23
    • National Eat a Cranberry Day
    • 6:30-7:30pm: Drive-By Downtown Holiday Lighted Parade on 4th Street!
  • Tues 11/24
  • Weds 11/25
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime Live on Facebook, hosted by the Sioux City Public Library
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs. Omaha Lancers at the Tyson Events Center, tickets available here
  • Thurs 11/26
    • Thanksgiving
  • Fri 11/27
    • Black Friday
    • Santa's Helper camp at LaunchPad Children's Museum, 9-noon or 1-4pm; kids can make handmade gifts and participate in fun and educational activities while parents are off shopping, relaxing, or whatever else you have planned that day! $35 for members/$40 for non-members
  • Sat 11/28
    • Small Business Saturday
    • 10am-noon: I'll be at Book People signing copies of 100 Things to Do in Sioux City & Siouxland and maybe giving out some surprise treats to go with them!
    • 2pm: Online Exploration Saturday: "Troublemakers on the Trail" historical presentation streamed live by the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. Event details here

  • Sun 11/29
  • Mon 11/30


We do not run any of these events and encourage you to call or visit the websites of the hosting locations, organizations, or stores with any questions and to confirm details. Many paid events and some free events require tickets or registration in advance and some may sell out or fill up quickly or very far in advance. Age and other recommendations are general guidelines provided by the event or activity organizer and should not be considered legal or medical advice and may not apply well to all children.

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