Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Story City Iowa Wine & Beer Event - April 12, 2013

Factory Stores of America Outlet will once again host the Iowa Wine & Beer Event! This is a fundraiser for the Story City Historical Society on Friday, April 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Here's a sneak peek of the theme for this year... skål {a Scandinavian toast of friendship}. Tickets will be available at the GCC Office, ACT Insurance, Norsemen Realty, Carriage House and at the door the night of the event! Ticket Prices: $15 for 8 tastings $20 for 16 tastings with commemorative tasting glass (purchased before the day of the event) $25 for 16 tastings at the door (with glass too!)
*There is a FB offer for $2 off but it's limited to the first 50 people!

Prairie Moon Winery & Vineyards
River Valley Orchards & Winery
Train Wreck Winery
Eagle City Winery
Penoach Winery
Rosey Acres Winery
Dubuque Heritage Winery
La Vida Loca

We will also have local home brewers, fabulous appetizers and live music by Greg Tesdall and friends! Come on out!!

Sponsored by the Story City GCC and Historical Society

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Huxley Historical Society Annual Meeting - April 13, 2013

The Huxley Historical Society will have its Annual Meeting Saturday, April 13th in Huxley's Safe Room.  Doors open at 11:30 with a Norwegian lunch at Noon.  The meeting begins at 1 p.m. with the theme Huxley Transportation: Horses, Trains, and Automobiles.  Please RSVP by March 29th - see instructions in the picture.  (Click on the picture to see a larger version.)

Friday, March 22, 2013

Story City Historical Society Summer Internship

Are you or someone you know looking for a summer 2013 internship at a museum? Thanks to funding from Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area, Story City Historical Society currently has an internship available! For more information please click on the link below.

Application deadline is April 19th.

Ames Historical Society Lecture - March 26, 2013

The next Ames Historical Society Lecture Series 2013 program will be March 26, 2013 with a lecture titled "Mavericks, Movers & Shakers, Minister: The Mayors of Ames" presented by Society researcher Shannon Bardole. The lecture begins at 7 pm at City Auditorium (520 6th Street). We are requesting a $3 donation at the door to cover auditorium rental costs. See the full Lecture Series lineup.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Nevada Historical Society Fundraiser - March 23, 2013

We need a new lawn mower! Holding a fundraiser at Sports Bowl on March 23rd at 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm. $25/person for 3 person teams. Flighted payback 50/50 per games/series and one by draw. Door prizes. Silent Auction. Percentage of food and drink proceeds. Free will donations accepted too! Come have fun with us.  See Nevada Historical Society on Facebook for details.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Ames Historical Society Annual Meeting - March 9, 2013

All members and donors are invited to join us for our Annual Meeting, held March 9, 2013 at 10 am at the Octagon Center for the Arts. After short items of business, Matt Donovan will present a program titled "30 Miles of Track: John Insley Blair and the Coming of the Railroad to Story County, Iowa." Light refreshments will be served.