500 Gilbert St, Charles City Iowa 50616
The museum features an 1875 drugstore exhibit with a prescription counter, shelves of quaint medicines and old-fashioned remedies, and a soda fountain featuring jars of penny candy. Also on display is 'old reliable' a 1913 Model 30-60 tractor made by Hart-Parr Co. The museum also has exhibits of tractor memorabilia and a restored 1852 log cabin.
Other History nearby:
(Spillville) Bily Clocks Museum
(Charles City) Floyd County Historical Society Museum
(Decorah) Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
09/30 Coming to The Charles City area
Minnesota Alpaca Festival Owatonna MN April13-14 The halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is also a shopping extravaganza.
Marion Arts Festival Marion IA May18 the festival offers a high caliber, fully accessible cultural experience – a day of fine art and flip flops, families and connoisseurs, fun and education.
North Iowa Band Festival Mason City IA May23-27 The event is the largest free marching band competition in the Midwest. The mission of the North Iowa Band Festival is to provide a weekend of wholesome family entertainment at little or no cost to the family; to promote and celebrate the rich musical heritage of North Iowa; and to provide an atmosphere which showcases young musicians who are becoming a part of that heritage. It features Carnival, Concessions, Marketplace, Car Show, Arts and Craft exhibits.
Rhubarb Festival Lanesboro MN June1 Taste such delicious rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more. Be the judge of the best of everything rhubarb. After tasting your favorites, vote. Winners of Peoples Choice Awards win great prizes!
Jefferson Bell Tower Festival Jefferson IA June7-8 Jefferson's annual Festival promises a weekend full of family-friendly fun and entertainment. Nestled in the middle of Greene County's county seat, the Festival is home to a broad spectrum of activities.
Sparta Butterfest Sparta WI June6-9 Carnival, arts, craft, flea market, antiques, buttermaking demonstration.