August Calendar of Events for Monroe County

By
Real Estate Agent with Tammy Mitchell Hines & Co.

AUGUST Calendar of Events for Monroe County  

COLUMBIA EVENTS

Sunday, August 2

Music at metter

Enjoy a relaxing evening with family and friends at Metter Park. The Morland Drive band, an all ages rock group, will play at 5pm, and at 6:30pm The Sofa Kings will hit the stage with blues, folk, country and classic rock. Food and drinks will be available, and don't forget a lawn chair or blanket.

  

Location: Metter Park

Event time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

         Music by Morland Drive: 5pm

         Music by Sofa Kings: 6:30 pm

Cost: FREE thanks to our sponsors: Ron's Pharmacy & First                  National Bank of Waterloo

  

 

Friday, August 14

Columbia Daze

Carnival rides, games, and vendors. Advanced ride tickets available at Ron's Pharmacy. Music by Out of Focus begins at 8:00pm.

Where: Metter Park

When: 4pm to Midnight

            Music by Out of Focus: 8pm

Cost: FREE

  

 

Saturday, August 15

Columbia Daze & Parade

Carnival rides, games and vendors. Advanced ride tickets available at Ron's Pharmacy. Historic trolley tours depart at City Hall; parade at 5pm begins at Bolm-Schuhkraft Park and travels south on Main Street from Temple to Cedar St. 

Where: Metter Park

When: 4pm-Midnight

           Trolley Tour Rides: 9am, 10am, 1pm, and 2pm

            Music by Aftershock: 8pm

  

  

Saturday, August 15

Optimist club-5k/10k Run/Walk

 

5th Annual 5K or 10K Run/Walk

 

Where: Columbia High School                 

When: Registration begins at 7 a.m.

            Race starts at 8 a.m.

Cost: See registration form

    

WATERLOO EVENTS

Monday, August 3

City council meeting

 

Where: City Hall

When: 7:30 pm

  

Monday, August 3

Public Hearing

Where: City Hall

When: 7:20 p.m.

  

Monday, August 10

Plan Commission Meeting

  

Where: City Hall

When: 7:30 p.m.

 Tuesday, August 11

Sister Cities Meeting  

Where: City Hall

When: 7:00 p.m.

  

Monday, August 17

City Council Meeting

  

Where: City Hall

When: 7:30 p.m.

  

Thursday, August 20

Zoning Board Of Appeals Meeting

  

Where: City Hall

When: 7:30 p.m.

  

Monday, August 24

City Council Meeting

  

Where: City Hall

When: 7:30 p.m.

  

Friday, August 28 & Saturday, August 29

  City Council Meeting

The Waterloo Homecoming is held annually the last Friday and Saturday in August on the Courthouse Square. The event features live music, carnival rides, games, and plenty of food and drink offered by local organizations. A parade is featured on Saturday with floats, marching bands, and other items of interest.

  

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