Tama County, Iowa

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Hunters Harvest Breakfasts 2017

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Hunters and farmers in Tama County, Iowa, you’ve got two great options for breakfast this Saturday, October 28, 2017.  Come and enjoy a hauntingly good breakfast!  All are welcome, not just hunters and farmers.  🙂

The Christ United Methodist Church at 301 S. Broadway, Toledo, Iowa, is hosting a hunter’s harvest breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  The menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, potatoes, biscuits, gravy, juice, milk, and coffee.  Tickets are just $8.

The Dysart Fire Department is hosting its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at the Dysart, Iowa fire station on Main Street from 7:00 a.m. to noon.  The menu includes sausage patties and light golden brown pancakes.  It’s a free will donation.

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Lincoln AmVets Prime Rib Supper 2017

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Help support your local veterans and enjoy a fabulous prime rib meal sponsored by the Lincoln AmVets Post #10.  It will be held at the AmVet Hall on Main Street in Lincoln, Iowa, on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Come early to enjoy some cocktails and socialize before the meal.  Raffle items include a quarter beef and a Charles Freitag print.  For more details, call 641-473-2152.

Haunted Hayrack Ride 2017

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Join the City of Tama, Iowa for a free haunted hayrack ride around Cherry Lake on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  The first ride starts at 7:00 p.m.  There will be a chili supper (free will offering) at 5:00 p.m. provided by the Tama County Humane Society.  Also, kids ages 0-12 can come to the Trick or Treat Trail inside the Tama Civic Center between 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., sponsored by the Tama-Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce.  Bring the whole family – this all happens at the Tama Civic Center, 305 Siegel Street, Tama, Iowa.  For more details, go to their Facebook page: “Tama-Toledo Chamber”.

Otter Creek Lake & Park Fall Festival 2017

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Otter Creek Lake & Park will be having a fall festival on Sunday, October 8, 2017, from noon to 4:00 p.m.  Most of the activities will be at the Nature Center at 2283 Park Road, Toledo, Iowa.  Enjoy hands-on activities like archery, air rifle range, apple cider press, reptile meet & greet, and nature crafts.  Outdoor demonstrations include bowfishing and field dog trials.  Iowa State University will present a program on its insect zoo with live insects at 1:00 p.m.; and Iowa Honey Queen Carly Ray Vannoy will be speaking at 3:00 p.m.  Walking tacos, hot dogs, polish sausages and hand-breaded tenderloins will be available for purchase at the mini marketplace along with kolaches, scotcheroos, and kettlecorn.  For more information, call 641-484-2231, or go to http://www.tamacounty.org/conserv.html.

A Walk in the Woods

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The Wolf Creek Players are presenting “A Walk in the Woods” at the St. Joseph’s Building, 101 Clark Street, Dysart, Iowa, on Friday through Sunday, September 29, 2017 – October 1, 2017.  Performances will be at 7pm on Friday, and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday.  Tickets are $10.

Written by Lee Blessing in 1988, the setting is a mountain lodge outside Geneva, Switzerland.  Two arms limitation negotiators, an American and a Russian, leave the negotiations table to walk in the woods and simply talk, forming a friendship.  For more information, call 319-239-8660.

All-You-Can-Eat Nut Fry

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The Tama-Toledo Eagles Club is having an all-you-can-eat nut fry on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  It will be at the Eagles Club located at 112 E. 3rd Street, Tama, Iowa.  They will also be serving ham ball dinners and chicken tenders dinners.

Also, starting October 4, the Tama-Toledo Eagles will be serving soup & sandwiches at the Eagles Club from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and continuing every Wednesday.  For more information, call 641-484-4580.

Murder at the Wieting!

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The Kiwanis Players and the Wieting Theatre present the Mysterious, Gruesome, yet Morbidly Fascinating Murder at the Wieting on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.  Free will donation.

This original play revolves around the death of Prunella Proctologist, a universally disliked person that almost everyone wants to murder.  Her life is cruelly dispatched by any number of suspects who are actors, playing actors, in this 1942 radio play.  Is the murder the local mortician, a respected financier, or house cleaner and spy?  Those are just a few of the characters who are prime suspects.

The Wieting Theatre is located at 101 South Church Street, Toledo, Iowa.  Find out more at wieting.tamatoledo.com.

Taste of Dysart Fall Festival 2017

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The Dysart Development Corporation and Dysart Business Builders are sponsoring the 13th annual Taste of Dysart Fall Festival on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in downtown Dysart, Iowa.  There will be food, including BBQ, as well as tastings of Iowa wines.  Billy Heller will be performing live.  For more things to do in Dysart, check out their Facebook page at “Downtown Dysart”.

 

 

Tama-Toledo Car Show 2017

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The Tama-Toledo Chamber will be hosting a car show in downtown Tama, Iowa on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Registration will be at the Tama Civic Center.  The car show opens at 10:00 a.m. with the judging beginning at 12:00 p.m.  The awards ceremony will be at 3:00 p.m.  There will be trophies for the top 20 and $400 for the best of show.  For more information, check out their Facebook page at “Tama-Toledo Chamber Car Show”.

Check out another car show in Tama County on September 9: the Traer Car Show & Cruise.

Traer Car Show & Cruise 2017

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Traer, Iowa will be hosting a car show along 2nd Street on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Registration begins at 10am.  Judging starts at 1pm and awards will be given out at 2:30 p.m.  The cruise begins at 3:00 p.m.  Food and drink will be available for purchase and music will be provided as well.  For more information, check out their Facebook page at “Traer Chamber of Commerce Car Show and Cruise”.

Check out another car show in Tama County on September 16: the Tama-Toledo Car Show.