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Great River Rumble (GRR) Weeklong Paddle Camping Adventure
Great River Rumble (GRR) Weeklong Paddle Camping Adventure @ Route TBD
Jul 27 – Aug 3 all-day
Jul 27-Aug 3; Great River Rumble (GRR). For 2019, paddle ?? miles from ?? on the River, through ?? locks on the Mississippi River to ??. Annual weeklong paddle with shuttles, campsites, meals, & gear[...]
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US Coast Guard Birthday, 1790 r
US Coast Guard Birthday, 1790 r
Aug 4 all-day
Aug 4; US Coast Guard Birthday Birthdays of All Military Branches: National Guard: Dec 13, 1636 U.S. Army: Jun 14, 1775 U.S. Navy: Oct 13, 1775 (Abolished Feb 1781 – Reinstated Sep 7, 1781) U.S.[...]
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Iowa State Fair, Des Moines
Iowa State Fair, Des Moines @ Iowa State Fairgrounds
Aug 8 – Aug 18 all-day
Aug 8-18; Iowa State Fair, Des Moines.  Visit IDNR Building & Courtyard, with River Programs, Water Trails, & Project Aware displays. Also find inspiration in the Photography Salon exhibit.  http://www.iowastatefair.org/
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Meteor Shower — Perseids
Meteor Shower — Perseids @ All Iowa
Aug 12 – Aug 13 all-day
Jan 3-4; Quadrantids Meteor Shower Peaks. Above average shower, peaks at 40 meteors/hour. Apr 22-23; Lyrids Meteor Shower Peaks. Average shower, peaks at 20 meteors/hour. May 6-7; Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Peaks. Above average shower,[...]
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Full Moon
Full Moon @ Times for CedarRapids
Aug 15 all-day
A full moon experience in the outdoors can become a treasured memory and inspiration for young and old to connect with the natural world. Whether viewed rising over a wooded bluff or through bare tree[...]
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Annual “Floatzilla” in the Quad Cities
Annual “Floatzilla” in the Quad Cities
Aug 17 all-day
Aug 17; Annual “Floatzilla” in Quad Cities.  Floats, food, live music, tee shirts, world record attempt for largest flotilla of kayaks & canoes; http://www.floatzilla.org/
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Rugged Toad Adventure Triathlon in Waverly
Rugged Toad Adventure Triathlon in Waverly
Aug 24 all-day
Aug 24; Rugged Toad Adventure Triathlon in Waverly. Get your “wart on!” Paddle (4.6 miles) on the Cedar River from Waverly to Ingawanis Adventure Base, trail run (3.4 miles) through the camp, then mountain bike (7 miles)[...]
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