Beat the Winter Blues in Dubuque

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Don’t let the winter blues keep you from getting out and about on even the most brutally cold days. These snowy season Dubuque events will have you embracing the chill and wishing for six more weeks of winter.

Bald Eagle Watch– January 21, 2017

January is prime time for seeing our great American icon, the Bald Eagle, along the Mississippi River. Get up close with these majestic birds of prey at the Dubuque Audobon Society’s Annual Bald Eagle Watch, a Free Family Event. Meet the winged ambassadors from the region’s raptor centers and watch the eagles hangout at their favorite winter fishing spot, Lock & Dam #11.

Iowa Winter Games– January 28-29, 2017

Bring home the gold at the Iowa Winter Games. Take in this Olympic-style event encompassing 16 different sports and their athletes from throughout the state of Iowa. From alpine skiing, indoor soccer, a road race, and even pickleball, everyone will have an opportunity to watch their favorite sport as these Iowans compete in a little friendly competition.

Dubuque On Ice Brewfest-February 18, 2017

Warm your soul with a celebration of the finest craft breweries and distilleries around at the Dubuque On Ice Brewfest. Chat with the brewmasters of your favorite beverages and sample your way through the day with the tastes of craft beer, artisan cheese, smoky sausage, creamy chocolate and more. A belly full of quality brews will no doubt turn around a dreary winter day.


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