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A publication of Farm News, The Messenger and the Daily Freeman Journal with exciting things to do this summer

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  • All Iowa Wine Festival Saturday, June 18th, 2011

    10th and Main Street, Adel, Iowa4:00 -9:00 PM

    Featuring 10 Central Iowa WineriesLive Music by Brother Trucker$15 Entry fee includes Wine Samples, a Commemorative Wine Glass* and a $5 off coupon toward a bottle of wine.

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  • John Deere Pavilion1400 River DriveMoline, IL 61265309-765-1000

    The John Deere Pavilion was created as acelebration of the past. This history-shapingdevelopment in agriculture is preserved andcelebrated in a unique, hands-on and climb-onexperience for visitors .

    Clay County Convention& Visitors BureauP.O. Box 7937Spencer, IA

    Widely known as home of the World's GreatestCounty Fair, Clay County has something foreveryone! Whether a lifetime or just a day, wehope you will: Explore, Stay, Do Clay!

    Top of Iowa Welcome Center4705 Wheelerwood Rd.Northwood, IA

    Travelers find the Top of Iowa Welcome Centerand Rest Area designed for their comfort andconvenience. The rest area is open and staffed24 hours a day. Visitors to the Welcome Centerare greeted and assisted by trained staff.

    Fort Dodge Convention& Visitors Bureau1406 Central AvenueFort Dodge, IA

    Something for everyone! Top notch recreationalparks, walking/horse/ATV trails, camping,aquatic center, shopping, entertainment, golf,racing, top tier sports complex & the Historic FortMuseum.

    Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center319 2nd St.Gladbrook, IA 50635641-473-2410

    Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center is perfectentertainment for families and all sized groups! Museum Hours: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. every dayfrom April 1 through November 30.

    Sioux City Public Museum607 4th StreetSioux City, IA

    Discover Sioux City history in a whole new way!The new Sioux City Public Museum featureslarge, colorful exhibits, interactive displays, andmuch more. Its a must-see destination forresidents and tourists alike.

    The Sister ActConsignment Store20 minutes North of Ames, IowaI-35 Exit 133 1/2 Block East of MainEllsworth, IA 50075515-836-4747

    If you like flea markets, antiques, or garagesales, you will love The Sister Act. Tues., Thurs., & Fri. 10-5, Wed 10-7, Sat. 10-3

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    Sanford Museum & Planetarium17 E. Willow St.Cherokee, IA

    Officially opened in 1951 the Museum andPlanetarium has exhibits in Archaeology, Art, Astronomy, Geology, History, Natural History,and Paleontology. Free and open to the public.

    Marshalltown Convention& Visitors Bureau709 S. Center St.Marshalltown, IA

    Make Marshalltown your destination! Nestled inthe heart of Iowa along Highways 14, 30 and 330.We are happy to be your destination.

    2-Day Mississippi River CruiseAboard the Riverboat

    Cruise from Le Claire, IA to Historic Dubuque andback. One low fare includes all meals, snacks,entertainment, attractions & overnight stay at theRiverfront Grand Harbor Resort.

    Parker Historical MuseumP.O. Box 91, 300 East 3rd StreetSpencer, IA 51301712-262-3304Email: [email protected]

    To collect, preserve, and interpret Clay Countyhistory for the education and enjoyment of thepublic. Open Hours: Tues. - Fri., 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. orby appointment. Admission: Free-will donation.

    The Lady of the LakeP.O. Box 14Clear Lake, IA 50428

    Let us welcome you aboard the Lady of theLake, North Iowa's premier cruise ship. Enjoy acruise around Clear Lake, a natural, spring-fedlake located in Clear Lake, Iowa.

    Arnolds Park37 Lake StreetP.O. Box 609Arnolds Park, IA

    Where good, clean fun never grew up! Enjoytimeless rides and attractions, classic concerts,nostalgic events, favorite foods all on thescenic shores of West Lake Okoboji. And, all atan old-fashioned value.

    Adventureland Amusement Park305 34th Ave N.W. Altoona, IA

    Adventureland Amusement Park contains over100 rides, shows, and attractions including someof the country's most exciting roller coasters andthrill rides, along with a full array of shows in thepark. There's always something to suiteveryone's taste.








  • Grotto of the Redemption300 N. BroadwayWest Bend, IA

    The Grotto is a composite of nine separateGrottos, each portraying a scene in the life ofChrist. It includes the largest collection ofprecious stones and gems found anywhere inone location. The beautiful artistry has to be seenin order to be appreciated, and the message itinspires is beyond words.

    Hamilton County S.E.E.D.Do It All in Hamilton County, IAwww.develop.hamiltoncountyiowa.com515-832-9575800-944-5022

    Discover the past as Hamilton County featuresseveral historical attractions. Distinctive specialtyshops can be found by the shopper looking fora unique gift. Food and spirits, whether gourmet,fast food, deli, or sit-down, complete thepackage for one to explore.

    Carroll Chamber of Commerce407 W. 5th St.Carroll, IA

    Small town atmosphere with big city selectionand savings. Delicious cuisine & wine tasting.

    Kay's Beach Boutique144 Lakeshore Dr.Arnolds Park, IA 51331712-332-7380

    Kay's is the home to the largest and mostbeautiful collection of swimwear and cover-upsfor ladies and children in the lakes region. Theircarefully trained staff will help you choose theperfect swimsuit that's best for you. Betweenfittings, discover their fine selection of clothes forevery occasion as well as beautiful jewelry,accessories and shoes.

    National Farm Toy Museum1110 16th Ave. Ct. S.E.Dyersville, IA

    Retrace tractor history with thousands of toys andexhibits throughout our two-floored museum.Open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Visit ourwebsite for more details.

    The Ronneburg Restaurant4408 220th TrailAmana, IA

    The Ronneburg Restaurant is dedicated toserving authentic German food from our originalcommunal kitchen. We invite you, your familyand your friends to be our guests andexperience our family-style dining, homemadesoups and salads, and delicious desserts.

    Albert Lea Convention & VisitorsBureau102 West Clark StreetAlbert Lea, MN

    The Albert Lea Convention & Visitors Bureau isyour source for information on activities andspecial events in the Albert Lea area. Visit theirwebsite for more information.

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