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Upcoming Events in Cedar Falls Iowa


January

14 - 16 Iowa Boat and Vacation Show - Iowa's largest boat show, with the newest fishing boats, pleasure boats, cruisers, performance boats, pontoons. Motor homes, marine accessories, family vacations, fishing camps, fishing tackle, seminars and family attractions.

FRIDAY 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
SATURDAY 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
SUNDAY 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address: UNI-Dome, 2401 Hudson Road , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-232-0218 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@iowashows.com
Web: www.iowashows.com

14 - 16 Iowa Boat, RV, and Vacation Show - Boats, RV's, family vacations, fishing tackle, camping gear, hunting, motorcycles. Live trout fishing, whitetail antler scoring, and fishing and hunting seminars.

FRIDAY 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
SATURDAY 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
SUNDAY 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address: UNI-Dome, 2401 Hudson Road , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-232-0218 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@iowashows.com
Web: www.iowashows.com
Fee: Adults $7.00; 12 & Under FREE, Friday Admission: $6.00. FREE PARKING!!!

February

17IA0503004e037 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Historical Society Exhibit Open House - From 4:00-6:00 pm, join us for light refreshments as we celebrate the launch of the Cedar Falls Historical Society's 2020 exhibition, The Fight for the Right: Women and the Vote.

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: Free

March

1 - 3 Hawkeye Farm Show - A tradition of excellence has made the Hawkeye Farm Show a must attend for farmers in the region. The newest innovations in agriculture, ranging from genetics to on board control/monitoring systems, will be on display. Advances in technology are being announced every day. Hawkeye Farm Show exhibitors will showcase the newest and the best of the new offerings. Several exhibitors are offering strategies and techniques to deal with emerging concerns. Power Equipment Companies, Farm Implements and Tools of all kinds, Seed Companies, Chemical Companies, Storage Buildings, and Grain Handling and Drying Systems are all represented at the show. Those attending are sure to enjoy the opportunity to compare all these exciting new products and services in one location. Swank re-emphasizes, "The timing of the show is ideal for planting information and purchases."

Address: UNI-Dome, 2401 Hudson Road , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 507-437-7969 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: farmshowsusa@farmshowsusa.com
Web: hawkeyefarmshow.com

5 - 6 Maple Syrup Festival - All-you-can-eat pancakes. Visit the sugar shack and learn how to make real maple syrup, from collecting the sap to boiling it down into syrup. Delicious maple syrup baked goods. Always the first Saturday and Sunday in March at Hartman Reserve Nature Center.

Address: Hartman Reserve Nature Center, , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-277-2187 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: anne_hrnc@yahoo.com
Web: www.hartmanreserve.org/maple-syrup-festival.html

18 - 20 Antique Spectacular & Vintage Market - With more than 150 booths from antique dealers, the UNI-Dome will be overflowing with a selection of fine antiques and vintage collectibles. Dealers will feature all eras and styles of vintage furniture, art pottery, stoneware, books prints, primitives, jewelry, silver, china, antique glassware, postcards, quilts, dolls, sports collectibles, textiles, and so much more!

HOURS
Friday, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Address: UNI-Dome, 2401 Hudson Road , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 712-326-9964 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.antiquespectacular.com
Fee: $6.00

April

2IA0503004e035 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Historical Society - Picturing the Arguments Against Woman Suffrage - At 2:00 pm, Dr. Cate Palczewski will talk about cartoon postcards opposing suffrage for women at the height of the suffrage movement. This lecture, richly illustrated with examples from postcards from 1900-1919, explores the visual arguments against woman suffrage and notes the way similar images appear in contemporary media.

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: Free

17IA0503004e038 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Historical Society - The Hat Pin Peril - In the early 1900s, long before there was #METOO, city women protected themselves against unwanted advances from men on public transportation, with HAT PINS! Hear about the history of hat pins and how they created a panic among police as far away as Europe! This program is part of the Cabinets of Curiosity series and accompanies a mini hatpin exhibit in the Victorian Home. Program begins at 2:00 pm.

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: Free

May

14IA0503004e045 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Historical Society - Celebration of Herbs - Join us for hands-on herbal fun, served in 3 courses: grow, cook, eat! Watch presentations and demonstrations by local gardening and culinary experts. Stock up on herbs from the Farmers Market. Enjoy a lovely light spring lunch, catered by Laughing Tree Cafe. Take home goodies and tips from area businesses. Pre-registration is required and due by May 7.

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: $20 (includes lunch)

June

17 - 18 College Hill Arts Festival - The annual festival, featuring 75 juried artists from 13 states. Held the third week-end in June on the shady campus of the University of Northern Iowa. Performing artists, fun children's activities, and enticing food. Recently named one of the Top 100 Fine Arts Festivals in the United States by Sunshine Artist magazine.

Address: University of Northern Iowa , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-277-4972 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mary-suebartlett@cfu.net
Web: www.collegehillartsfestival.org

24 - 26 Sturgis Falls Celebration - More than 20 bands play jazz, country, rock-n-roll and blues in three city parks. Parade, 5k, arts and crafts fair, carnival, talent contest and continuous entertainment.

Address: Overman Park, Tourist Park, Gateway Park , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 800-845-1955 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sfalls1@aol.com
Web: www.sturgisfalls.org

24 - 26 Cedar Basin Music Festival - This three-day festival is full of free, live music in a variety of styles (jazz, blues, contemporary rock and folk) at two venues, Sturgis Park and NewAldaya in Cedar Falls.

Ph: 319-268-4266 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@cedarbasinmusic.org
Web: www.cedarbasinmusic.org/

July

9IA0503004e039 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Historical Society - Family Story Hour: Let's Take a Vote! - At 10:00 am, come hear stories about how women won the right to vote, learn some new songs, make some fun "vote" crafts, and cast your ballot in our mini election!

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: Free

August

6IA0503004e040 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Historical Society - Unlacing the Corset - At 2:00 pm, learn about the restrictions of mid-1800s dress and the shocking changes precipitated by suffragists. This program is part of our Cabinets of Curiosity series and accompanies a mini exhibit in the Victorian Home.

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: Free

16IA0503004e041 - Cedar Falls Ratification Anniversary Celebration - From 4:00-6:00 pm, cake, punch, and light bites will be served in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment which gave women in the United States the right to vote.

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: Free

September

3 - 25 Cedar Valley Pedal Fest - Cedar Valley Pedal Fest is evolving. In 2020, Pedal Fest will take place every week in September. That's right! You'll get to enjoy the same quality rides, but they'll take place throughout the month.

https://www.cedarfallstourism.org/things-to-do/outdoor-recreation/cedar-valley-pedal-fest/

Ph: 319-268-4266 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: visit@cedarfallstourism.org
Web: www.cedarfallstourism.org

25IA0503004e042 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Cemetery Walk - From 2:00-3:00 pm, gather in Fairview Cemetery to hear the stories of Cedar Falls citizens who supported rights for women. This event will take place rain or shine.

Address: Fairview Cemetery, 1350 W 12th St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: $5 suggested donation

October

8IA0503004e043 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Historical Society - Standing Up to be Counted - At 2:00 pm, Judith Harrington, Professor Emerita, University of Northern Iowa, will talk about the class-action lawsuit, Harrington et al. vs. the University of Northern Iowa, the State Board of Regents, and the State of Iowa, she and fellow women faculty filed in the 1970s because of salary inequities on the basis of gender.

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: Free

November

20IA0503004e044 - Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Historical Society - Buttons: Functional and Ornamental - At 2:00 pm, hear the history of buttons, and make a sweet holiday ornament out of buttons to take home. This program is part of our Cabinets of Curiosity series and accompanies a mini exhibit in the Victorian Home. Pre-registration for this program is required.

Address: Cedar Falls Historical Society, 308 W. 3rd St. , Cedar Falls, Iowa
Ph: 319-266-5149 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cfhistory@cfu.net
Web: www.cfhistory.org/what-we-do#EventsandPrograms
Fee: $5.00

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum/George Wyth House

Tour Italianate home built in 1863 and restored to elegant 1880 Victorian life. Carriage House Museum houses the Historical Society'

Cedar Falls, IA Museums

Hartman Reserve Nature Center

This wooded 297-acre area is located in the heart of metro Black Hawk County. The Hartman Interpretive Center houses interactive displays and exhibits on local natural environment. The reserve is connected to an extensive recreational trails system in the Cedar Valley and 46

Cedar Falls, IA Nature Centers


Ice House Museum

Exhibit shows how ice was harvested from the Cedar River from the late 1800s to early 1900s. Farm machinery, automobiles, and various exhibits show how work was done in that era by man, woman, and horse power. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.

Cedar Falls, IA Museums


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