Story’s Fairview Cemetery Walk, Story City Iowa

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Story City Historical Society is presenting Fairview Cemetery Walk. Eleven former residents will be portrayed near their resting place in the cemetery. Costumed characters will tell the story of how each person contributed to the community. … [Read more...]

Johnson County Historical Society Museum- Coralville, IA

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The Johnson County Historical Society Museum provides a permanent home to the society's treasure trove of more than 10,000 historic artifacts that portray the diverse and vibrant heritage of the county, from Native Americans to early settlers to … [Read more...]

National Balloon Classic – Indianola, Iowa

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The National Balloon Classic is the 2nd oldest and 2nd largest 9 day hot air balloon festival in the United States. The dates for the 2010 Classic are July 30 - August 7. We will have 100 hot air balloons filling the skies around Indianola and Warren … [Read more...]

Rathbun Lake – Centerville, Iowa

  Rathbun Lake - Centerville, Iowa Iowa is not known for its lakes but Rathbun Lake will help to put that thought in the background.  Here you can go boating, fishing, swimming, hunt in the area, have a picnic or hike the trails around the … [Read more...]

Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Team – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Team - Cedar Rapids, Iowa.jpg" />Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Team - Cedar Rapids, Iowa When you want to spend a great night watching baseball then you should go to a game of the Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Team.  … [Read more...]

Bentonsport National Historic District – Bentonsport, Iowa

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Bentonsport National Historic District - Bentonsport, Iowa Tucked into the southeastern area of Iowa is the charming community of Bentonsport where in the 1940's the river town was a busy port-of-call for the Des Moines River steamers to dock.  The … [Read more...]

The Christian Petersen Art Museum – Ames, Iowa (ISU)

The Christian Petersen Art Museum - Ames, Iowa (ISU) This is a new museum on campus.  You will certainly want to visit to see the great works created by numerous talented artists and named for the nations first permanent campus … [Read more...]

Oak Village – Oakville, Iowa

Oak Village - Oakville, Iowa Not too far from the Mississippi River that runs through Iowa you will find the little town of Oakville.  The town got devastated by the floods of 2008 but with all the devastation came the wonders of the past.  The … [Read more...]

Dewey, the Rescued Library Cat – Spencer, Iowa

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Dewey, the Rescued Library Cat - Spencer, Iowa In this small town in northern Iowa there was an act of horrific cruelness perpetrated on a kitten some years ago when someone, on a very cold winter night, dumped a kitten into the book return box at the … [Read more...]

Artisans Road Trip – Northwestern, Iowa

Artisans Road Trip - Northwestern, Iowa Taking a trip around Northwestern Iowa to see the creations of talented people in the arts community will be a fabulous way to spend a couple of days in the early fall of the year.  You will have the … [Read more...]