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Upcoming Events in Elkader Iowa


July

10 Annual Shed Your Threads - 5K/10K Run-Walk 8AM race start.
Pony Hollow Trail.
Registration forms can be downloaded online or contact Molly Scherf at 563-245-3662.

Address: Elkader City Park , Elkader, Iowa
Ph: 563-245-3662 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jscherf@alpinecom.net
Web: www.elkaderfitnesscoop.com
Fee: $18 pre-race day entry or $20 on race day

August

14 - 15 Annual Elkader Iowa Antique & Flea Market - Nice selection of Primitive and what nots....A little bit of everything is found here

Address: 111 1st PO Box 135 , Elkader, Iowa
Ph: 563-605-0879 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dwallnana@gmail.com
Fee: 25.00

September

4 Osborne 5K Off-Road Fun Run/Walk - Run passes through river crossings and wooded trails.

Ph: 563-245-1516 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cccb@alpinecom.net
Web: www.claytoncountyiowa.com

October

2 - 3 Heritage Days - Crafts, skills and lifestyles of early pioneers. More than 50 demonstrations including blacksmithing, wood crafts, spinning and basketry. Buffalo chip throw and pumpkin contest. Pioneer-era foods.

Ph: 563-245-1516 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cccb@alpinecom.net
Web: www.claytoncountyiowa.com

December

25 Holiday Walk - Nature walk with seasonal stops at Osborne Park.

Ph: 563-245-1516 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cccb@alpinecom.net
Web: www.claytoncountyiowa.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Big Springs Trout Hatchery

State-owned hatchery has 24 spring-fed raceways, fed by Iowa's largest coldwater spring. Rainbow, brook, and brown trout are raised to stockable size and released to 21 streams throughout northeast Iowa. Special tours on Iowa'

Elkader, IA Trout Farms

Motor Mill Historic Site

Visit the six-story limestone mill and four other limestone buildings in the settlement of Motor, which existed only from 1869-1883. Hike rugged trails in nearby hills. Primitive camping, canoe access.

Elkader, IA Historic Sites


Carter House Museum

View one of the best examples of Greek Revival architecture in Iowa, built in 1850. Exhibits include Victorian clothing and furniture, military and pharmacy items, antique tools, and photographs from the 1800s.

Elkader, IA Museums

Elkader Golf & Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Elkader, IA Golf Courses

Things to do near Elkader, IA

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Silvercrest Country Club

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Little Brown Church

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Big Springs Trout Hatchery

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Effigy Mounds National Monument

View prehistoric American Indian burial and ceremonial mounds, dating from 500 B.C. to 1300 A.D., on more than 2,500 acres of...