Anamosa, Iowa

Upcoming Events in Anamosa Iowa


10 - 11 Thimble Pleasures - A Quilt Show - Over 200 quilts on display with viewers' choice awards. Vendors, door prizes, raffles, demos and food.

Address: Lawrence Community Center, 600 E Main, Anamosa , Anamosa, Iowa
Ph: 319-482-7591 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5.00


16 Midwest Hillclimbers Semi-Pro Motorcycle Hill Climb and Swap Meet - Ph: 319-489-2361 (Always call and confirm events)

23 Grant Wood Art Festival - Honors the heritage of artist Grant Wood and the legacy of the area's early Irish immigrants. Juried art show, entertainment, tours.

Ph: 319-462-4267 (Always call and confirm events)

5 J & P Cycles Open House - Displays, bike show and rodeo, vendors, food.

Ph: 319-432-4817 (Always call and confirm events)


18 - 19 Annual Anamosa Pumpkinfest and Weigh-off - Weigh-off, pumpkin carving and recipe contest, crafts, parade, entertainment, horseshoe pitching tournament, chainsaw art, flea market. Garden tractor pull, golf tournament, bowling tournament, volleyball. Chili cook-off, pumpkin pancake breakfast.

Ph: 319-462-4879 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Antioch School

Artist Grant Wood attended Antioch School from first to fourth grade. Built in 1874, the building has been restored to Wood's era. Local artists'

Anamosa, IA Historic Schoolhouses

Grant Wood Art Gallery

Gallery in downtown Anamosa features historical photos of Grant Wood and his artist colony, along with books, prints, posters and notecards of Wood and his art. Short film on his life and art. Changing display of American Gothic caricatures.

Anamosa, IA Galleries

National Motorcycle Museum

More than 180 rare and vintage motorcycles dating back to 1903 on display, along with thousands of photos and motorcycle memorabilia. Home of the original Captain America bike from the 1969 movie "Easy Rider." Museum gift shop.

Anamosa, IA Museums

Anamosa Penitentiary Museum

Historic stone building on the prison grounds displays artifacts and historical information about Iowa's largest correctional facility.

Anamosa, IA Museums

Starlighters II Theatre

Founded in 1874, Starlighters II Theatre produces musicals, comedies and dramas throughout the year. Studio and youth theater divisions.

Anamosa, IA Theatres

Things to do near Anamosa, IA

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