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Event Calendar
Nov
22
RiverCenter, Davenport
Nov
22
Clarinda Academy Activities Center, Clarinda
Nov
22
Main Street, Marshalltown
Nov
22
Ushers Ferry Historic Village, Cedar Rapids
Nov
22
The Hotel Pattee, Perry
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Nov
21
The House was made famous by Grant Wood's painting American Gothic. Everyone knows the painting of the old man and woman holding a pitchfork. But did you know you can stop by and take your picture in front of that very house? They even supply the costumes...
Nov
18
I was determined to get in one more hike while on vacation in late October, despite the fact it was cold and windy and most of the pretty leaves were on the ground.  I settled on Mayne’s Grove in Franklin County--only a 45 minute drive from home, and...
Nov
18
I don’t know if this counts as a talent, but I can hear music from the Nutcracker Ballet and tell you which part of the ballet the music coordinates with. It’s a skill I’ve picked up since there have been very few Decembers in my lifetime that I haven...
Oct
21
Driving the 26-mile stretch of road between Adair and Dexter is like a living history trip. From Bonnie & Clyde shootout sites and robbery locations to neon gas station signs and fork-dipped chocolates, the White Pole Road is definitely worth the slight...
Nov
17
If you are looking forward to walking in a winter wonderland, be sure to mark Clear Lake as your jolly destination this year. On December 5-7, Christmas by the Lake takes over the town, and you are sure to be in the holiday spirit by the end of the weekend...
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