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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 »
Canned Jellies Judging | Iowa State Fair 2013  (#4401)

Canned Jellies Judging | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 9, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Judges don't "sour" on the State Fair jellies competition winner. Entries were judged on flavor, consistency, appearance and food safety, all for a delightful treat. 03:37 Read More »
Fair Food | Iowa State Fair 1973 (#4401)

Fair Food | Iowa State Fair 1973 (#4401)

posted on August 9, 2013 at 3:48 PM

Wonder what fair food was like forty years ago? Take a look at what fair food was like in this vintage IPTV clip. 03:57 Read More »
How Fair Ribbons are Made | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4402)

How Fair Ribbons are Made | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4402)

posted on August 8, 2013 at 3:08 PM

Where do all of those ribbons come from? Learn the special process to how that coveted blue ribbon is made. 04:53 Read More »
Fair By The Numbers | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

Fair By The Numbers | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 8, 2013 at 2:09 PM

How many corn dogs do we eat at the Fair? Ever wonder how much toilet paper we use? Learn some interesting facts about the Iowa State Fair. 02:54 Read More »
Fair Food Mobile App | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

Fair Food Mobile App | Iowa State Fair 2013 (#4401)

posted on August 7, 2013 at 12:00 AM

With the seemingly limitless choices of food to eat at the fair, it can become overwhelming to find your favorite treats, but fear not, there's an app for that. 03:37 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 »
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