Upcoming Events

Note: Event registration is now full. Join us on Sunday, December 17 at 2 p.m. at Iowa Public Television in Johnston to enjoy an advance viewing of the first episode of Victoria Season 2 on Masterpiece . During the party, you’ll also be able to sample delicious British delicacies, learn more about the Victorian era and have your photo taken with Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Register here or call 800.728.2828 for free tickets. You do not have to be a member of Friends of IPTV to attend the event…just a British drama fan!
There’s something for everyone during FestiFall , on Iowa Public Television. This celebration of programming takes place November 18-21 and 25-28 on statewide IPTV, and will feature everything from musical performances and travel specials, to local programs and lifestyle programs. Each day of FestiFall viewers will have the opportunity to support the programming and services they enjoy all year long, and help make it possible for all Iowans to continue to enjoy these programs. Special thank-you gifts, including tickets and exclusive items, will also be available. FestiFall will feature new...
Help! We Want to Hold Your Hand! You’re invited to an evening of Beatles music and interviews with the Fab Four! Join us for The Beatles: Eight Days a Week —The Touring Years , a film by Ron Howard, on Friday, November 17, at 7 p.m. at the IPTV studios in Johnston. The Emmy and Grammy-Award-winning film highlights the Beatles’ tours from 1962-1966 through never-before-seen footage from concerts and archival interviews with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, plus new interviews with McCartney and Starr. No band before the Beatles built such a large international...
This tour is sold out. Contact darla@iptv.org for other upcoming travel opportunities. Join Friends of IPTV on our Discover Ireland tour, September 15-26, 2018 . From a circle around the Southern tip of the Republic of Ireland, to the rugged coastline and fertile central plains, you will discover favorite highlights and some new adventures that create a unique experience. Sure to be a highlight is a lunch and afternoon with a literary historian who will charm you with the poetry of William Butler Yeats. You’ll enjoy wonderful culinary treats, great music and cultural opportunities and deluxe...
Join Friends of Iowa Public Television as we head to explore Italy's Tuscan & Umbrian Countryside , September 22 - October 2, 2018. Revel in the magic of Italy on this 11-day "hub and spoke" tour that explores the cities of Rome, Orvieto, Spoleto, Assisi, Florence, Siena and San Gimignano. After arriving in Rome we'll travel through the Tuscan and Umbrian countryside, exploring medieval hill towns and visiting the birthplace of St. Francis, Assisi. Visits to some of Umbria's treasured wineries as well as a cooking class in a 16th-century farmhouse really allow you to see the heart of the...