News & Notes

Clayton County Fair | July 31 – August 4, National

2019 Fair Schedule Schedule is subject to change. Visit the Clayton County Fair site for more information. Printable 2019 Schedule Tuesday, July 30 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – 4-H and FFA non-livestock conference judging 12:00 Noon – Pet Show & Clover Kid Pet Show (large arena) Wednesday, July 31 9:00 a.m. – Horse Show … [Read More]

Great River Road Road Race

After a 17 year hiatus, the Great River Road – Road Race is back! Saturday, October 5, 2019, 8:30am at Pikes Peak State Park 5k-10k and Kids’ Fun Run Register here. No registration necessary for the Kids’ Fun Run. Visit Facebook for more information or email greatriverroadroadrace@gmail.com, or contact the McGregor-Marquette Chamber of Commerce at … [Read More]

Nature’s STEAM | August 7, Motor Mill

Nature’s STEAM Wednesday, August 7th, 9:00am-3:00pm Motor Mill Historic Site Registration Required Join Clayton County Conservation at Motor Mill on August 7th from 9:00am-3:00pm for a fun filled day of science experiments, history, and much more. Explore historic Motor Mill as we discover the connections between science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and art with nature. This … [Read More]

Water Under the Bridge Exhibit & Opening Reception | July 19-September 9, McGregor

The Left Bank Shop & Gallery presents Water Under the Bridge. Opening reception: Friday, July 19, 6-8pm with refreshments and live music by Big Blue Sky Band. Artist introductions will be at 6:30pm. The exhibit features work from local artists inspired by the theme “Water Under the Bridge” and will be displayed through September 9.

River of Music Concerts | Fridays, June 7-August 9, Guttenberg

The 6th annual River of Music Concert Series begins on Friday, June 7 and continues on Friday nights from 6-8pm in Ingleside Park through August 9, along the Mississippi River in Guttenberg. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and picnic (no glass bottles, please) and enjoy FREE live music from local musicians. Rain location is … [Read More]

Northeast Iowa Food & Farm Network Farmer Retreat | Aug. 17, Elkport

Pitch a tent and take a break with fellow farmers! Bring your favorite grilling foods, potluck sides, breakfast ingredients, and river snacks. Grilling potluck and a bonfire on Saturday, shared breakfast Sunday. Optional chicken butchering workshop in the morning, followed by kayaking and canoeing the Turkey River and returning to enjoy lunch. A guest house … [Read More]