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Upcoming Events in Clarinda Iowa


January

25 Clarinda A's Hall of Fame Banquet - Major league baseball players who were former Clarinda A's players come to speak. Some speakers in past years include Ozzie Smith, Von Hayes, Cal Eldred, and Bud Black. 6:30 p.m.

Address: Clarinda Academy Activity Building , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-542-4272 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.clarindaiowa-as-baseball.org

March

19 Page County Home Show - The event features a variety of display booths. 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Address: Page County Fairgrounds – Wibholm Hall , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-583-3422 (Always call and confirm events)

25 - 27 Clarinda Gun Show - Browse 95 tables of guns, knives, ammunition, cowboy memorabilia, Western collectibles.

Address: Page County Fairgrounds , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-621-8026 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@clarinda.org

April

2 Easter Egg Hunt - Easter egg hunt for children 0-9. 10:30 a.m..

Address: Page County Courthouse Lawn , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-542-9897 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@clarinda.org
Web: www.clarinda.org

June

21 Fishing Derby - For ages 5-15. At Pioneer Park near Clarinda. 8:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Address: Pioneer Park , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-542-3864 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.clarinda.org

21 Community-Wide Garage Sale - The Clarinda Herald Journal sponsors event. Local families plan individual garage sales on this date.

Ph: 712-542-2181 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.clarinda.org

26 - 29 Glenn Miller Festival - Activities include various big band concerts, panel discussions, stage shows, the Glenn Miller Orchestra and a big band dance.

Ph: 712-542-2461 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: gmbs@heartland.net
Web: www.glennmiller.org
Fee: Admission to some events.

11 Baseball Day - Players from little league to high school compete with teams from area towns, followed by the Clarinda A's game. Concessions are available.

Ph: 712-542-4272 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.clarinda.org
Fee: Admission $2.00

July

1 Rumbles Concert and Street Dance - Popular band performs on the downtown square.

Address: Southside of Square , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-542-2166 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@clarinda.org
Web: www.rumbles.com

2 - 3 Clarinda A's Fireworks Display - Saturday, Free admission to the Clarinda A's Baseball game. Firework display after the Clarinda A's game at dusk.

Sunday, Parade begins at 12:00 pm.
Firework Display begins at 10:00 pm

Address: Clarinda A’s Baseball Field , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-542-4272 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: clarindachamber@gmail.com
Web: www.clarinda.org

12 - 17 Page County Fair - 4-H and FFA livestock judging, live entertainment, open-class judging.

Address: Page County Fairgrounds , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-542-5171 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.clarinda.org

August

30 Dog Days of Summer - Educational/informative topics, many contests, hot dog eating contest, bounce castle, scavenger hunts, and free hot dog and drink. Fun for the whole family.

Address: Southside of the Page County Courthouse lawn , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-542-2166 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@clarinda.org
Web: www.clarinda.org

September

17 Annual Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree - Parade on the downtown square, 9:00 am; field competition at Clarinda High School at 12:45 p.m. Area bands are judged in both field and parade marching in the daylong competition.

Ph: 712-542-2166 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@clarinda.org
Web: www.clarinda.org
Fee: Admission for field events.

October

23 - 25 Clarinda Gun Show - Browse 95 tables of guns, knives, ammunition, cowboy memorabilia, Western collectibles.

Address: Page County Fairgrounds , Clarinda, Iowa
Ph: 712-621-8026 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@clarinda.org
Web: www.clarinda.org

8 Clarinda Craft Carnival - Craft carnival features over 425 booths of handmade crafts. Shuttle to several locations for crafts: county fairgrounds, Clarinda Pavilion, Clarinda Academy Activity Building, Iowa Western Community College. 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ph: 712-542-2166 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@clarinda.org
Web: www.clarinda.org
Fee: $2 Entry Fee

November

11 Annual Clarinda Lighted Christmas Parade - Lighted floats parade through the downtown square. 6:00 p.m.

Ph: 712-542-2166 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@clarinda.org
Web: www.clarinda.org

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Nodaway Valley Historical Society Museum

Museum features history and origin of 4

Clarinda, IA Museums

Promenade Around Clarinda

Self-guided tour with brochure available at Nodaway Valley Historical Museum. Join a walking tour of the 1853 original plat of Clarinda, with its 100-foot-wide street called the "Promenade" located two blocks outside the public square on all sides. Private residences are not open to the public.

Clarinda, IA Tours

Goldenrod School

Birthplace of 4-H movement. Specializes in "Country School Classes" for young and old.

Clarinda, IA Historic Schoolhouses

Glenn Miller Birthplace Home

Glenn Miller Birthplace Home is restored to reflect the time around 1904 when Glenn was born. Highlights include period furnishings, unique features of the home and family photographs.

Clarinda, IA Historic Sites

Clarinda Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Clarinda, IA Golf Courses

Things to do near Clarinda, IA

Nishna Valley Recreation Area

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Taylor County Historical Museum and Round Barn

Four-acre complex with 110-year-old log cabin, furnished rural schoolhouse, restored caboose and old depot, museum building, ...

Quail Run Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Squirrel Cage Jail

One of three remaining examples of the rotary cell jails, this three-story brick structure was completed in 1885 and featured...

Railswest Railroad Museum and HO Model Railroad

This 1899 Rock Island depot, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, houses an extensive operating model railroa...