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Iowa City Area Birthday Party Guide

If you're planning a birthday party in the Iowa City area, you've come to the right place! We are proud to showcase some of our area's great venues, activities, bakers, and more, making your planning easier and the entire experience more enjoyable for everyone. We all want birthday parties that are fun, easy, and memorable, [...]
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A Mom’s Guide to Hancher: Six Ways to Enjoy the 2018-2019 Season

We are truly lucky to have a world-renowned multidisciplinary performing arts presenter just a hop and a skip from our homes. Hancher is the cultural hub of the University of Iowa campus and a beloved part of the Iowa City corridor, bringing an endless line-up of world-class dance, music, and theater to our community. The […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Summer in Iowa City

The Ultimate Guide to Summer in Iowa City – 2018

Is there anything more glorious than summertime in Iowa City?! From our world-renowned festivals and farmers' markets, to our bustling evenings of live music in the Ped Mall, there is a limitless supply of fun-in-the-sun for folks of all ages.  We want your summer to be as easy and breezy as a walk in the sunshine, [...]
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Iowa City Area Summer Events Calendar

  There is something special about summer in Iowa City.  Throw your lawn chairs in the trunk, grab the sunblock, and enjoy a jam-packed season of festivals, farmers’ markets, and food.  There are just too many events to include them all, but this guide will get you started.     Rock the Block Concert Series (May 4-September […]

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Local Favorite Farm Shows, Fairs, and Festivals: 2018 Guide

The thing I love most about living in eastern Iowa are all the county fairs and our small town festivals. So much work and dedication make these happen year and after year by people who live here, and their pride shows. I also love summer, family, tractor pulls, country music, camping, and fair food. I […]

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A Summer Activities Flowchart

“What Should We Do Today?” A Summer Activities {FLOWCHART}

There is so much to love about summer! The freedom of slower-paced days, the opportunities that come with warm weather, the delight of fresh-grown food–yes, summer is nearly perfection. But. There is one oft-repeated sentence that threatens to ruin it all. The sound of it is like nails on a chalkboard, a mosquito in your [...]
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