Museum featuring pioneer heritage displays reflecting turn-of-the-century memorabilia. Features Jesse James artifact exhibit. Also special events feature guest speakers and showings. Open year-round by appointment. Donations.
10/19 Coming to The Albany area Newton Iowa Sculpture Festival Newton IA June14-16 The purpose and goal of the Iowa Sculpture Festival is to celebrate the development and growth of sculpture as an ultimate art form and to feature artists that create it. Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world. 80/35 Music Festival Des Moines IA July5-6 80/35 is a multi-day music festival in Des Moines, Iowa celebrating music and the people who support music. The name comes from the two prominent interstates, I-80 and I-35, that meet at the corner of Des Moines. The festival includes a stage for national touring bands and several smaller stages featuring regional and local supporting acts. Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.
Promise Land Music Festival Ottumwa IA July12-13 Music Festival dedicated to bringing Fun, Affordable, Positive Entertainment to Southeast Iowa while introducing talented musicians to Southeast Iowa. Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa Des Moines IA July26-27 The 2013 Festival Best Sauce contest will be held on Saturday. The 2013 Festival Queen contest is open to young ladies of Italian descent, residing in Iowa, who are between 17 and 23 years of age.