You won't believe your senses. Baseball players that materialize from cornstalks. A riot of color born aloft on the wings of butterflies. The soulful rhythms of jazz and blues - the river's own music. And to toast it all, a glass of award-winning Iowa wine.
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The Grand Opera House is the oldest theater in Dubuque and was built in 1889-1890 at an estimated cost of $65,000. Done in the Richardsonian architectural style, the original facade consists of St. Louis brick facing with Bayfield red sandstone trim. Dubuque'Dubuque, IA Opera Houses
Annual and perennial flowers and vegetables, prairie grasses and wildflowers, water gardens, waterfalls, and ornamental plantings. English formal garden, dwarf conifers. Award-winning rose gardens, 850 varieties of hostas. Garden Gift Shop, "Music in the Gardens" events.Dubuque, IA Arboretums
The renovated Hotel Williams, built in 1874, features a display of pharmaceutical items, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor and arts-and-crafts shop. Also included are replicas of an old dental office and barber shop, along with displays of period clothing and various items of local history.Wyoming, IA Museums
Experience nature at this 70-acre complex that includes a wetland, reconstructed prairie, roadside viewing platform, trails, and bird blind. Inside the center, visitors will learn about their natural surroundings, find out more about the 1800Maquoketa, IA Nature Centers