Mad Scientist Party & Trick-or-Treat Event

DUBUQUE, Iowa – The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is celebrating its 30th annual Mad Scientist Party & Trick-or-Treat event at its Mississippi River Discovery Center on Sunday, Oct…. Read the full story »

Award Winning Author Caroline Fraser in Iowa

Caroline Fraser will be speaking at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum on Monday, September 3, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Prairie Fires` website *WINNER OF THE 2018 PULITZER… Read the full story »

Grout Museum District Star Party

WATERLOO, IA – The Grout Museum District and the Black Hawk Astronomy Club will be holding Star Parties on the 3rd Saturday of every month now-September 2018 at Prairie Grove… Read the full story »

2018 Maize Maze OPENS

Here is a link to a brochure for the 2018 Maize Maze

A Special Visit

Clarion, Iowa –Travis Wenning is six years old, and already knows more about tractors than some adults.  Travis is a huge fan of Big Bud, known as the largest farm… Read the full story »

Carrie’s Prairie Day Camp

CHARLES CITY, Iowa — The National 19th Amendment Society will be hosting their annual Prairie Day Camp on Wednesday, August 1st from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for children entering… Read the full story »

Heartland Museum presents: A Tribute to Alvina

CLARION, Iowa – Heartland Museum will host “A Tribute to Alvina” at the Heartland Museum Community Room in Clarion, Iowa on July 21, 2018 from 2:00 to 3:00pm.  The event… Read the full story »

Museum & Aquarium hosting Taste of Dubuque on August 2

Dubuque’s premiere summer event, Taste of Dubuque, presented by Collins Community Credit Union, returns to the campus of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium on Thursday, Aug. 2. The… Read the full story »

Public Invited To Get Creative At Artist-in-Residence Workshops

WEST BRANCH, Iowa—The 2018 Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Artist-in-Residence (AIR), Heather Heckel, will be conducting two art workshops that are free and open to the public. Supplies will be… Read the full story »

Celebrate Garden & Community at Seed Savers Exchange’s FREE Summer Gathering

Enjoy the beauty of an Iowa summer, and celebrate gardening, food, and community found both in the garden and at the table at Seed Savers Exchange’s annual Conference and Campout,… Read the full story »