Iowa PBS events impacted by COVID-19

In light of the growing concerns around COVID-19, Iowa PBS has postponed or canceled many of our planned events. Please know that the health and safety of Iowans remains our highest priority. More information about rescheduled events will be available at a later date. Please check this page regularly for updates.

Multiple pledge thank-you gift events have also been impacted, whether or not they were to be hosted by Iowa PBS. We will keep this page updated as our partners make decisions about the events related to these gifts. Whenever possible, Friends of Iowa PBS will notify members of changes to such events via mail and email.

Below is information about events that have been postponed or canceled, listed in the order of their originally scheduled dates. 

Tuesday, March 17 — Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
Postponed; event will be rescheduled at a later time. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, March 18 — Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live at Stephens Auditorium in Ames
Postponed; event will be rescheduled at a later time. Click here for more information.

Thursday, March 26 — Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women Advance Screening at the University of Iowa Old Capitol Museum in Iowa City
Postponed; event may be rescheduled at a later time. Click here for more information.

Saturday, April 4 — The Life Autistic Red Carpet Event at Iowa PBS Studios in Johnston
Postponed; event will be rescheduled at a later time. 

Sunday, April 5 — Escape to the Chateau Season Finale Watch Party at Iowa PBS Studios in Johnston
Canceled; no plans to reschedule at this time. Those who already purchased tickets to this event have been refunded and notified via email.

Sunday, April 19 — Tommy Emmanuel Concert at Hoyt Sherman Auditorium
Postponed; rescheduled to Sunday, January 17, 2021. Click here for more information. 

Tuesday, April 21 — Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women Advance Screening at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Sioux City
Postponed; event may be rescheduled at a later time.

Saturday, April 25 — Historic Buildings of Iowa: Des Moines bus tour across Des Moines
Postponed; this pledge thank-you gift event will be rescheduled at a later time. The tour will likely occur in fall 2020.

Saturday, May 2 — Historic Buildings of Iowa: Des Moines bus tour across Des Moines
Postponed; this pledge thank-you gift event will be rescheduled at a later time. The tour will likely occur in fall 2020.

Saturday, May 2 — Carrie Chapman Catt: Warrior for Women Advance Screening at Iowa PBS Studios in Johnston
Canceled; event has transitioned to a online premiere on April 23. Click here for more information.

Sunday, May 3 — Iowa Ingredient LIVE at Iowa PBS Studios in Johnston
Postponed; this pledge thank-you gift event will be rescheduled at a later time.

Wednesday, May 13 — Michael Bublé Concert at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
Postponed; concert has been rescheduled to February 21, 2021. Click here for more information.

Sunday, May 24 — Iowa PBS Day with the Cedar Rapids Kernels
Postponed; event may be rescheduled at a later time.

Tuesday, May 26 — Celtic Woman "Celebration" Concert at Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
Postponed; concert has been rescheduled to June 2, 2021. Click here for more information.

Sunday, July 12 — Brit Floyd Concert at Des Moines Civic Center
Postponed; The Brit Floyd 2020 tour has been postponed. This pledge thank-you gift concert will be rescheduled for 2021. Click here for more information.

Friday, July 17 — Maquoketa Caves State Park event
Postponed; this pledge thank-you gift event will be rescheduled at a later time.

July 2020  Tracing Victoria tour in Great Britain
Postponed to July 2021.

Friday, November 13 Nathan Carter Celtic Roots Concert at Stephens Auditorium in Ames
Postponed; concert has been rescheduled to March 7, 2021.