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Horseshoe Pitching | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

Horseshoe Pitching | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 12, 2013 at 12:27 PM

Step up to the clay courts and watch some of the best horseshoe pitchers from around the state compete. 03:20 Read More »
Iowa State Fair Parade 2013 (#4401)

Iowa State Fair Parade 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 12, 2013 at 12:22 PM

The fun at the Iowa State Fair starts each year with the annual parade in downtown Des Moines. 05:15 Read More »
Opening Day Food Drive | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

Opening Day Food Drive | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 12, 2013 at 12:18 PM

On Opening Day, August 8, the Iowa State Fair hosted a one-day meal-packaging event in partnership with Meals from the Heartland, the Iowa Soybean Association, the Iowa Food and Family Project and GROWMARK, all helping to alleviate life-threatening... 03:37 Read More »
State Fair Sew-In | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

State Fair Sew-In | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 12, 2013 at 12:08 PM

Every day during the fair, sewers and quilters get together to make quilts for charity. 03:05 Read More »
Cowboy Mounted Shooting Demo | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

Cowboy Mounted Shooting Demo | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 12, 2013 at 11:59 AM

Visit the Wild West at the State Fair. These cowboys find out who is the quickest draw east of the Grandstand. 03:44 Read More »
FFA Swine | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

FFA Swine | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 12, 2013 at 11:58 AM

Young Iowans groom their swine and get them ready for the show. Who will have the finest swine? 03:49 Read More »
Des Moines Metro Opera, Indianola, Iowa (#501)

Des Moines Metro Opera, Indianola, Iowa (#501)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Whether you’re a devoted fan, or just want to experience your first performance, head to south central Iowa to hear the sounds of opera music. For a few magical weeks each summer, Des Moines' Metro Opera comes to life right here at the Blank... 06:02 Read More »
Grass Tennis Court, Charles City, Iowa (#501)

Grass Tennis Court, Charles City, Iowa (#501)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:45 AM

Join Dan as he lobs a few balls on one of the few grass tennis courts in the U.S. This one is just outside Charles City. 06:16 Read More »
Augusta Restaurant, Oxford, Iowa (#502)

Augusta Restaurant, Oxford, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:43 AM

You don’t have to travel very far to get both a taste of New Orleans AND an award-winning Iowa staple: a pork tenderloin sandwich. 06:14 Read More »
Saturday in the Park, Sioux City, Iowa (#502)

Saturday in the Park, Sioux City, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:41 AM

Since 1991, this annual outdoor music festival in northwest Iowa has grown to attract 50,000-some visitors and many big name musicians. 06:52 Read More »
Little Swan Lake Winery, Dickenson County, Iowa (#502)

Little Swan Lake Winery, Dickenson County, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Buffalo, wine and a bed and breakfast in a grain elevator may sound like an improbable combination. But you'll find they all fit together beautifully here at the Little Swan Lake Winery in Dickenson County. 06:20 Read More »
Broadbent Distillery, Norwalk, Iowa (#503)

Broadbent Distillery, Norwalk, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Iowa’s spirits industry is going through a renaissance similar to what our state’s wine and beer industries have gone through, and Broadbent, Iowa’s smallest micro distillery just outside of Norwalk, fits the bill. Starting out as a vineyard, it... 03:23 Read More »
Bily Brothers Clock Museum and Antonin Dvorak Exhibit, Spillville, Iowa (#503)

Bily Brothers Clock Museum and Antonin Dvorak Exhibit, Spillville, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Spillville is a small town with a rich Czech heritage. That also holds a special place in classical music history. With its bed and breakfasts, beautiful churches, and fascinating museums, Spillville and the surrounding area offer one-of-a-kind... 06:03 Read More »
Lake City Tourism, Lake City, Iowa (#503)

Lake City Tourism, Lake City, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:36 AM

Lake City calls itself the town with everything but a lake. It was drained decades ago for farmland. But it's not without its attractions for visitors. Join Dan as he takes in the sites of Lake City, Iowa. 06:49 Read More »
Skydiving, Brooklyn, Iowa (#503)

Skydiving, Brooklyn, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:35 AM

Is parachuting from an airplane at 13000 feet on your bucket list? If it is, head to Brooklyn and SkyDive Iowa. 06:23 Read More »
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