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2008 Event Photos of Dubuque and the Tri-State

(2008-12-28)  The Busted Lift and the Animals
Some Holiday celebration at 180 Main with the Animals.

(2008-12-24) Local Christmas Lights
Take a look at some local houses decorated for the Holiday season.

(2008-12-23) Reflections in the Park
Hillcrest Family Services Reflections in the Park Christmas lights held at Louis and Murphy.

(2008-12-13) Live Nativity
Saint Peter Lutheran Church Live Nativity Scene.

(2008-12-13) Galena Shop Windows
While shopping in Galena on Saturday night some of the shop windows actually came to life.

(2008-12-12) DMA Opening
New artist opening Friday night at the Dubuque Museum of Art.

(2008-12-11) Diamond Jo Grand Opening
The new Diamond Jo Casino celebrated their grand opening Thursday Night with all the trimmings, what an amazing multifunction facility.

(2008-12-6) Holiday Train
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stopped at the community food pantry drive Saturday for some Christmas music and cheer.

(2008-11-28) 4th Street Candle Walk
4th Street Christmas candle walk when Santa arrives on the Fourth Street Elevator.

(2008-11-27) Festival of Trees

The 25th annual Mercy Festival of Trees held at the Holiday Inn Five Flags.

(2008-11-24)Asylum Street Spankers

Asylum Street Spankers at the Mindframe theaters.

(2008-11-18)Chamber Business PM

Chamber Business PM held at the Dubuque Regional Airport

(2008-11-6) Saint Luke’s

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ performed at St. Luke’s

(2008-11-8)Kids Expo

Family Resource & Fun Fair held at the Grand River Center, Dubuque on Saturday.

(2008-11-1)Galena Parade

Galena Halloween Parade, by far one of the largest and for sure hottest with all the hot air balloon baskets glowing on the way down the street.

(2008-11-1)Winter Market

Winter Farmers market kickoff to a great start on Saturday at the Colts Community Center on Central Avenue.

(2008-10-26)Halloween Parade

It was chilly at 39 degrees but that did not cut back on the turn out for another great downtown Halloween parade..


Theisen’s this year again held their annual Halloween pet parade.

(2008-10-18)Poetry Slam

Dubuque Area Writers Guild held a Poetry Slam on Saturday at Brick Oven Studios. There was an amazing amount of intensity and expression in the readings.

(2008-10-18) The Red House

The Red House Artist Opening reception.

(2008-10-18)Stone Cliff Winery

Stone Cliff Winery held an Octoberfest on Saturday complete with grape mashing and pumpkin painting.

(2008-10-12)Swiss Valley Nature Center

Swiss Valley held a fundraising chili feed and nature tour on Sunday. The trees are turning make sure to get out and take a look.

(2008-10-4)Chili Cookoff

Fourth street fall Chili Cookoff festival.

(2008-10-4)Farmer’s Market

Fall farmers market.

(2008-10-3)Fall Into Art

“Fall Into Art” Dubuque downtown gallery art shows, tours and some group fun.

(2008-9-28)Czipar Apple Festival

It is apple time of the year again, and Czipar held there annual apple festival Sunday.

(2008-9-26)Glimmer of Hope

Glimmer of Hope Fashion Show held in the Warehouse District.

(2008-9-21) Dubuque 175th Picnic

The Dubuque 175th picnic was held at, Eagle Point, Louis and Murphy, Comiskey and Flora parks..

(2008-9-14)Arboretum Autumn

Dubuque Arboretum Autumn celebration and fund raiser.


Voices from the Warehouse District opening night art show.

(2008-9-13)Four Mounds

The antique appraisal and arts affair event celebrating 100 years at Four Mounds

(2008-9-12) Riverfest

Friday night in the rain at Riverfest.

(2008-9-5)Dragon boat races

Sunday afternoon at the Dragon Boat Races held at Camp 17 on the MIssissippi.

(2008-9-5)Outside the lines Gallery

Outside the lines Gallery, Artist reception and new art opening.

(2008-9-5)All that Jazz

The last All that Jazz of 2008, the rain held off and the crowd had a great time.

(2008-8-30)Throwdown on the River

A couple of pictures from later on Saturday night at the BBQ cookoff event held at the Grand Harbor.

(2008-8-29)Jammin below the Dam

50 Pound Rooster played some great music in Bellevue at “Jammin Below the Dam” Friday night.

(2008-8-22)Summers Last Blast

A couple of pictures from Friday night at Summers Last Blast under the Town Clock.

(2008-8-17)Resurrection Church Festival

Resurrection has one of the larger Parish festivals and they had the perfect day for it.

(2008-8-15) All that Jazz (Miles of Smiles)

All that Jazz, maybe it was the full moon or something in the beer, but we got a lot of great group shots, hence the title.

(2008-8-9)Wingfest in East Dubuque

It rained for 10 minutes but it never slowed anyone down.

(2008-8-8) Hang 5 BMX Event

Hang 5 – BMX and trick bike demo.


Summerfest under the Town Clock sponsored by the Dubuque area Management Labor Council.

(2008-7-27)Celebration Iowa

Dubuque Arboretum’s Sunday at 6:30 concert series.

(2008-7-26)Rotary- Rockin Soul Reunion

The weather was perfect and the crowd turn out was great and I also added some shots of the surrounding area.

(2008-7-20)Dubuque County Fair Sunday

Closing day at the fair, a couple more pictures and some shots of the total craziness during the Mud Volleyball.

(2008-7-20)Dubuque County Fair

Opening night at the Dubuque County Fair, there is a lot of free entertainment this year, from the Tiger Show to Dave the horn guy, and many more, make sure to check them all out.

(2008-7-20)Mud Lake Bluegrass

Another Bluegrass Sunday at Mud Lake featuring the Henhouse Prowlers.

(2008-7-19)Brick Oven Studio

Brick Oven Studio opening reception and a couple of pictures form the warehouse district.

(2008-7-18)All that Jazz

A couple of pictures from the second all that Jazz of the 2008 season.

(2008-7-15)Chamber Business PM

Dubuque chamber of commerce “Toot You Own Horn” business PM held at the Grand River Center.

(2008-7-13)Music in the Gardens

A couple of pictures form the music in the gardens at the arboretum featuring “Eleven Hundred Springs”.

(2008-7-13)Car show in the Gardens

Over one hundred cars were entered in the Main Street Cruisers Car show Sunday at the Arboretum.

(2008-7-12)Music in the Park

A couple of pictures from the afternoon festivities at the Asbury Music in the Park.

(2008-7-11) Outside the Lines art opening

Artist reception on Friday night celebrating new works by

Jane Chukas – pastel landscapes & Linda Lewis – ceramic sculpture

(2008-7-6)BMX Trails Jam

A great turn out for another Jam at the Chicken Trails.

(2008-7-5) Potosi Brewery

Shots from the ribbon cutting of the remodeled and reopened Potosi Brewery and make sure to check out the National Brewery Museum which is hosted there also.

(2008-7-4) LaMotte and Bellevue

What an amazing day the 4th was, here are some pictures from the celebration in LaMotte and then off to Bellevue for a great water ski show, some music by 50 Pound Rooster and fireworks over the Mississippi.

(2008-7-4) Ice Cream Social

Pictures from the Annual Ice Cream Social Celebration including 18th Century demonstrations held at the Ham House.

(2008-7-3) Fireworks & Air show

The night was perfect, the sky and clouds were great for the air show, not a lot of crowd shoots this time, but plenty of plane pictures.

(2008-6-28) Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market is now in full swing, make sure to stop on Saturday mornings and get your home grown local produce.

(2008-6-26) Hudson’s Car Cruise

Every Thursday night through out the summer the classic cars cruise in to Hudson’s restaurant.

(2008-6-15) Little Maquoketa-Heritage Trail

Flood Damage along Heritage Trail and the Little Maquoketa drainage basin. Heritage Trail was hit hard East of Budd road where it took out 1/2 of the trail in a 50ft area and two of the bridges in that area. The Eastern end of the trail was covered with 8 inches of mud in numerous locations and has 6 foot of debris on the train bridge that crosses the Little Maquoketa. The flash flooding also took out part of Cedar Ridge Road and heavily flooded the Durango crossing area.

(2008-6-14) America’s River Fest Saturday Night

A couple of pictures from the beer garden area on Saturday night.

(2008-6-14) Clydesdales on Main

Budweiser delivered beer on Main street Saturday, 16,000 pounds of horse power might be a little over kill, but it will get the job done.

(2008-6-14) Breitbach’s Country Dining

Breitbach’s celebrated a ribbon cutting and grand reopening having rebuilt after the recent blaze that burnt the building to the ground.

(2008-6-13) America’s River Fest

Doc Dogs and MotoCross on Friday night.

(2008-6-11) Durrant Ribbon Cutting

Durrant Ribbon Cutting and building walk through.

(2008-6-7) Chalk the Block

The first annual chalk the block event held on the 1000 block of main street.

(2008-6-6) Relay For Life

What a great event, the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life fund raiser held at Dalzell field.

(2008-6-6) DMA Summer Opening

The summer art reception opening held Friday. Check out the great selection of pieces from Tim Olson, Erin Kono and the Wachovia Securities Collection.

(2008-6-5) Finders and Youngberg

Finders and Youngberg had a release session for their new CD at the Ryan house. To hear some of this amazing music make sure to click the link on the top right corner of this page.

(2008-6-1) Dubuque 175th

Dubuque 175th Anniversary celebration weekend and lead rush river crossing.

(2008-5-31)Renaissance Faire

A fundraiser for the Dubuque Museum of Art held at the children’s zoo and story book gardens.

(2008-5-26) Dubuque Parade

Memorial Day Parade and ceremonies held at Washington Park

(2008-5-22) Summer Kickoff

Summer kick off with the Rock Surgeons performing live under the Dubuque Town Clock

(2008-5-22) 180 Main

180 Main Anniversary Ribbon Cutting

(2008-5-18) Spring Party

Dubuque Arboretum Spring Party

(2008-5-16) DubuqueFest

A couple of pictures from DubuqueFest on Friday night under the town clock

(2008-5-16) Dubuque Museum of Art

Dubuque Museum of Art – Art and Ethos of Dubuque book opening

(2008-5-16) Exhale

Exhale Day Spa on Lower Main celebrates their grand opening.

(2008-5-10) Five Flags Circus

Have you seen the greatest show on Earth? What can you say? Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Circus

(2008-5-9) DMA School Art

Dubuque community schools art on display at the Dubuque museum of art.

(2008-5-3) Farmers Market

It was cold, windy and wet but “Farmers Market” is sprouted and growing for the 2008 summer season.

(2008-5-2) Outside the Lines
New exhibit opening reception at “Outside the Lines” gallery

(2008-4-30) Kids in the Kitchen
Kids in the Kitchen awards present ion at HyVee.

(2008-4-23) Local Author Signing
Regional author book signing held at the River Museum.

(2008-4-11) Nash Gallery
Opening of the Nash Art Gallery at Rafters Restaurant.

(2008-4-8) Student Art

4th grade students from area schools presented an original Architecture Art Show at the Voices Warehouse.

(2008-4-8) City Expo

The annual City Expo held at Five Flags.

(2008-3-22) Farmers Market

Winter Farmers Market.

(2008-3-15) St. Pats Parade

Dubuque St. Pats Parade and some shots form the Busted Lift.

(2008-3-9) Scout Breakfast

Resurrection Boy Scouts annual Sunday breakfast.

(2008-3-7) Outside the Lines

Outside the Lines gallery opening.

(2008-2-20) Lunar Eclipse

Pictures of the lunar eclipse leading up to totality, to the left of the moon was the planet Saturn and above it was the star Regulus.

(2008-2-2) Lunar New Year Celebration

The Lunar New Year Celebration held at the Divine Word Seminary.

(2008-1-20) Ice Fest

The Ice Fest at the Dubuque River Museum activities include ice bowling, ice sculpting, snow carving and more.

(2008-1-19) Eagle Point Park

A very cold(-5) January day view from the Eagle Point Park bluff walk.

(2008-1-19) Bald Eagle Day

Bald Eagle Day at the Grand River Center contained some great booths and a awesome birds of prey demonstration.

(2008-1-15) Dubuque Chamber

Dubuque Chamber Tri-State Area Business PM at the Grand River Center

(2008-1-12) Cheryl Ann Bridals

Cheryl Ann Bridals wedding fashion show held at the Grand River Center.

(2008-1-11) Dubuque Library

Library Emerging Artist Show and Fund Raiser Auction

(2008-1-5) Reflections in the Park

A couple of pictures from the “Reflections in the Park”, Christmas lights at Louis and Murphy Park

(2008-1-5) Winter Market

Winter Farmers Market and downtown pictures

(2008-1-1) Heritage Trail

Some frosty pictures from a trip along Heritage Trail

(2007-12-31) Grand New Year’s Eve!

Family Fun Night new years eve at the Grand River Center.