Tama County, Iowa

Tama County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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The Doo Wops are coming to Dysart!

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The Doo Wops are coming to Dysart, Iowa on Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  They will be performing your favorite 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s music at the Dysart Park Gazebo.  It’s sponsored by the Dysart Historical Society which is taking free will donations.  Soft drinks and water are available.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the afternoon in Dysart!

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Taste of Dysart 2018

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Dysart, Iowa will be hosting its annual Taste of Dysart – Wine Tasting on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Come to Main Street and see your favorite stores turned into speakeasies!  Come in costume to enter the grand prize drawings.  Prohibition cocktails at designated destinations.  For more information, follow Downtown Dysart on Facebook.

Dysart 4th of July 2018

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Dysart, Iowa has lots of activities planned for the 4th of July in 2018.  Attractions include inflatable golf & slide, rock climbing wall, pop-a-shot, toddler zone, face painting, & raffle items; and lots of treats including mini donuts, funnel cakes, cotton candy, slushies, Chinese food, turkey legs, brats, and fried pickles.

Events on Tuesday, July 3 include a slow pitch softball tournament, kiddie parade, and firemen’s dance featuring Guilty Pleasure.  The beer garden will be open and the Lions Club will be serving tenderloins, rootbeer floats & ice cream.

Events on Wednesday, July 4 start with a 5k run/walk, grand parade, pork chop dinner, kiddie tractor pull, bingo, free throw contest, cow chip bingo, talent show, and fireworks at dusk.  Club Dysart will be serving a pork chop dinner, brats & turkey legs.  DJ with a Beat will be on from 12:30 to 4:30.

Dysart Old Iron Days 2018

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Dysart, Iowa is hosting its 16th annual Old Iron Days on Friday & Saturday, July 27 & 28, 2018.  The Dysart Lions Club will be hosting a tenderloin supper both nights from 5-7 p.m.

Friday activities include a car, truck & bike show from 4-8 pm at the city park with 50 trophies awarded.  Monte Wengers will be performing live at 6:30 p.m. featuring classic car tunes.  Saturday morning will start out with a biscuits & gravy breakfast at 7:00 a.m. and a tractor cruise will get underway at 9:00 a.m.

For more information about the car show, contact Kendall Taylor at 319-476-4623.  For other details, call Dwayne Luze at 319-269-5762.

Dysart’s Shop Hop

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Join us in Dysart on March 24, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the Dysart Shop Hop featuring the annual chocolate walk.  The Easter Bunny will make a grand appearance at 12:15 p.m. followed by an old fashioned cake walk for kids in the center of Main Street with 25-30 fabulous cakes provided by local businesses.  The event is sponsored by the Dysart Development Corporation.  For more information, check out their Facebook page: “Downtown Dysart”.

Dysart Pancake Breakfast

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On Sunday, January 14, 2018, the Dysart Historical Society will be hosting a pancake breakfast at the Dysart Community Building, 418 Main Street, Dysart, Iowa, from 8:00 a.m. to noon.  They will be serving pancakes, sausage, a fruit cup, and beverages for a free will donation.  All proceeds will to to the roof replacement fund for the 124-year-old building that houses their museum, the former Peace Church.

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.

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.

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”.

 

 

Beats, Burgers, Brats, Brews, & Bicycles

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The Dysart Development Corporation and Dysart Business Builders are sponsoring the annual Beats, Burgers, Brats, Brews, and Bicycles on Saturday, August 19, 2017, from noon to 4:00 p.m. along Main Street in Dysart, Iowa.  Bicyclists should meet in Vinton at noon or depart from Garrison and pedal to Dysart on the Old Creamery Nature Trail.  Beats will be provided by the Buck Hollow Band from 3-6pm.  Burgers, brats, & brew will be served as well.  Buy a raffle ticket for a TREK Verve 1 bicycle.  For more information, go to http://www.dysartiowa.com.