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Posted by Darcie Hutzell |
Holiday craft fairs are like real life Etsy — and benefit local artists

When we choose to shop small and local, we keep more of our money in the community, which encourages more business, more artists and more jobs. Small businesses and local...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Best of the wurst this weekend in the Amanas

Go walking in a wiener wonderland this weekend (both sausage and canine) at the third annual Amana Colonies Wurst Festival, which introduces a new attraction this year: the Dachshund Derby....

Posted by Erin McMeen |
All things apple takeover Amana

Apfelfest Amana Colonies -- Saturday, Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. This Saturday, the Amana Colonies will host Apfelfest, an aptly named harvest festival that celebrates all things apple. The family...

American Pickers
Posted by Drew Bulman |
‘American Pickers’ hosts Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are heading to the Amana Colonies

Antique collectors Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz will visit the Amana Colonies next month to film an upcoming episode of their television show American Pickers...

Posted by Casey Wagner |
Amana Colonies to celebrate Oktoberfest with weekend of events

The Amana Colonies’ Oktoberfest kicks off this Friday, Oct. 3, with singing, dancing, eating and drinking that will continue throughout the weekend.

13th Annual Tour de Brew
Posted by Casey Wagner |
Take a ride on Millstream’s 13th Annual Tour de Brew

The Millstream Brewing Company is inviting cyclists to warm up their legs and palates for RAGBRAI on the 13th annual Tour de Brew this Saturday, July 12. Registration for the...

Posted by Jorie Slodki |
The Stage: A father’s death stirs up old hostilities in Arthur Miller’s The Price

In the aftermath of a parent’s death, one of the most daunting tasks for surviving children is dealing with the deceased’s earthly possessions...