Wed, Aug 26, 2009 | by TJ JuskiewiczShare
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE TO ATTEND!!!
Proceeds from event will benefit the non-profit Uptown Ankeny Association’s beautification projects including bike racks, benches & plantings.
8:00 AM – Noon
Ankeny Farmer’s Market
Uptown Ankeny ~ Maple Street & 3rd Street
Ankeny ‘Shell at Wagner Park
Free Burgers and Hotdogs with freewill donations accepted for the RAGBRAI Dream Team
RAGBRAI’s RIDE RIGHT Meeting
Ankeny ‘Shell at Wagner Park
Town hall-style meeting on RAGBRAI and cycling in Iowa. Relive and share your RAGBRAI experiences
Fun Ride on the Trail
Ankeny to Woodward/High Trestle Trail
Bike ride on the trail at your own pace and distance of choice. Ride starts and ends at Ankeny Shell at Wagner Park (Ankeny ~ Sheldahl ~ Slater ~ Madrid)
CrossTrain Fitness Town to Trail Trek ~ 5K Run/Walk
Uptown Ankeny – Walnut Street Gallery (Walnut & 3rd)
A timed 5K run/walk starting in uptown Ankeny at 2nd and Cherry Street. Free event, but fee if you want an event T-shirt. For more info, visit www.crosstrainfitness.com
3:00 PM – 10:00PM
Uptown Street Party
Uptown Ankeny – Maple Street from 3rd to 4th
Beverage Garden ~ Live Entertainment Schedule:
3:00 PM – Matt TeRonde (Folk)
5:00 PM – GG Bard (Folk/Rock & Roll)
7:00 PM – Oscar’s Mobile Tunes (DJ Fun)
Maple Street will be closed off for a Street Party! Great food and drinks from Uptown Ankeny businesses (Bear’s, Yankee Clipper, Leaning Tower of Pizza, Lil Taste of Ethiopia, Nadine & Dad Bar-B-Que, Dahls and more!)
Special thanks to the Ankeny Uptown Association with support from Tones, Ankeny Jaycees, the Yankee Clipper and the Leaning Tower of Pizza!
Click below for Directions, Parking and Event Map:
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