Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Nevada Victorian Tea and Tour - May 8, 2010

The Nevada Historical Society will host a Victorian Tea and Tour for ladies of all ages at their Dyer-Dowell Victorian Home at 922 5th Street in Nevada, Iowa on Saturday, May 8, 2010.  Doors open at 2:15 with the sitting time 2:30 to 4:30.

Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for children 5-12.
Reservations will be accepted up to May 1.  Please call 515-382-6703 for more information and to reserve your table.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Final Ames Historical Society Winter Seminar - April 27, 2010 - The Burning of the Froning Deppe Elevator

The Ames Historical Society presents the final presentation in this years Winter Seminar Series on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 7 pm at the Ames City Auditorium, 520 6th Street.  The Burning of the Froning-Deppe Elevator presented by Bob Deppe, former elevator owner, focuses on the history of the elevator and its removal by burning in 1979.  Suggested donation is $2 at the door.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Story City - Celebrate Iowa Wine and Beer, April 23, 2010

The Story City Historical Society invites you to a wine and beer tasting on Friday evening April 23rd from 5pm to 9 pm at the Factory Stores of America Mall, just off I-35 Exit 124 in Story City, Iowa.  Enjoy tastings from six wineries and two breweries, along with food and music by Erin Varley and Keith Lukens. The Cottage on Broad and The Bistro will offer pairing demonstrations, to assist you in making better combining foods and wine choices.

Tickets are only $15, or purchase a $20 ticket and receive a special event tasting glass. The $20 tickets are limited, so get them early at the Story City GCC, Norsemen Realty, or Creation Floral and Gifts in Story City. Tickets will also be available at the door. Information is available at the GCC office, 515-733-4214 or email

For more information, see this article at the Story City website.