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Larry Myer at Penoach Winery May 25th

Penoach Winery - Adel Iowa

LarryMyerCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Start your Summer off with a trip to Adel's Penoach Vineyard on May 25th, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. for our first concert of the season with singer, songwriter Larry Meyer performing.

"Myer's voice is the trademark of Iowa's best acoustic rock"The Des Moines Register.

Brick Street BBQ will provide food during the event. Bring a lawn chair and a friend and get ready to kick off the summer at the winery.

View the entire 2014 Penoach Winery Concert Series.

Penoach Winery
26759 N Avenue
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4374

ISU Extension to Offer Babysitting Basics June 23rd - 24th

ISU Babysitting CourseCourtesy of Dallas County ISU Ext. Office:

ISU Extension to offer Babysitting Basics: Monday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 24 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Adel Public Library. Cost is $20.

Register with ISU Extension and Outreach of Dallas County at (515) 993-4281.

Boys and girls 5th grade and older who attend will become responsible, caring babysitters parents will [...] Continue Reading...

1st Annual Adel Chocolate Walk May 3rd

Adel Chocolate WalkSave the date for the 1st Annual Adel Chocolate Walk on May 3rd from 10-3 p.m. as you visit Adel for shopping, lunch and dessert!

Visit each of the 5 participating businesses to get your passport stamped and sample FREE chocolate! Recipes will also be made available at each location.

Your passport can be turned in to any of the businesses once it is complete and you will then be entered into a [...] Continue Reading...

National Public Gardens Day the Brenton Arboretum May 9th

The Brenton ArboretumCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Join the Brenton Arboretum for National Public Gardens Day on Friday, May 9th., from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Visit the arboretum today and enjoy a free tour! We will introduce you to the trees in our signature collections, connect you to our vistas, and discover what makes the Brenton Arboretum so special.

Looking for something [...] Continue Reading...

Sportsman Park Open House May 18th

Dallas County Sportsman ParkCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Sportsman Park Open House

Sportsman Park
13821 130th St. Dawson, Iowa

Date: 5/18/2014
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

One of Dallas County Conversation's gems is the cabins, lodge and camping at Sportsman Park. They're a perfect [...] Continue Reading...

Adel to Host Class on Food Preservation 101 May 14th

ISU Canning 101

Courtesy of Dallas County ISU Ext. Office:

ISU Extension to Offer Canning Workshop. Food Preservation 101 offers guidance to old practice

Due to the high success of Food Preservation 101 on April 13 in Perry, this learning opportunity will be offered again in Adel Wednesday, May 14 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Whether you’re a [...] Continue Reading...

National Zucchini Bread Day - Brick St. Books & Cafe April 24th

Brick Street Books and CafeCourtesy of Brick Street Books and Cafe:

Brick Street Books and Café is celebrating National Zucchini Day, April 24th.

They're going to be baking up some yummy zucchini baked goods in honor of National Zucchini Bread Day!

Stop in and enjoy some great eats with a specialty coffee and a good read!

If you're in a hurry or short on time, try their [...] Continue Reading...

Birds and Bagels at the Brenton Arboretum May 3rd

The Brenton ArboretumCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Join the Brenton Arboretum for Birds and Bagels on Saturday, May 3rd., from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome the birds back to Iowa on this annual birding event!

Veteran and beginning birders are invited to join us in search of more than 184 bird species observed at [...] Continue Reading...

2014 River Valley Golf Course Spring Kickoff April 27th

River Valley Golf Course - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel River Vally Golf Course:

Now that we have opened the course for the season, we are looking forward to getting the season started right.

We are hosting our annual tournament on Sunday, April 27th at 11am.

Our Spring Kickoff tournament is a fun 4-person scramble, that we will also have many fun flag prizes available.

Come on out to join [...] Continue Reading...

Penoach Winery 2014 Summer Concert Schedule

Courtesy of Penoach Winery:

Start your Summer off with a trip to Adel's Penoach Vineyard | Winery | Nursery to sample some great wines and to listen to some great music.

Bring a lawn chair and a friend and get ready to kick off the summer at the winery.

Have your Penoach Winearita blended for you to enjoy at the concert. [...] Continue Reading...

Spring Wine & Herb Event May 3-4th & 10-11th

2014 Spring Wine and Herb EventCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Spend a weekend (or two) visiting your favorite Heart of Iowa Wine Trail wineries.

Wine and Herbs at the Wineries. May 3rd - 4th and 10th - 11th.

Each participating winery will be offering great wine tastings and a locally grown herb in a 3 inch pot.

Check out the flyer or for more information about this fresh spring event! [...] Continue Reading...

Early Out Movie at the Adel Library April 23rd

Early Out Movie - Adel LibraryCourtesy of Adel Library:

The next Early Out Movie for all school-aged children is Wednesday, April 23rd.

Stop by the Adel Public Library where they’ll be watching “Turbo” on the big screen at 2:00 p.m.

Watch as a freak accident helps a snail with his dream of racing.

They’ll bring the popcorn!
[...] Continue Reading...

Crabapples and Cocktails at the Brenton Arboretum April 25th

The Brenton ArboretumCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Crabapples and Cocktails on Friday, April 25th., from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Be refreshed during a tour of our bursting crabapple blossoms!

Dr. Jeff Iles of Iowa State University will engage you as he presents these superior cultivars and how they can work for your landscape.

Then, enjoy a cocktail as you [...] Continue Reading...

Ty Perry Memorial Ride April 26th

Ty Perry Memorial RideTy Perry Memorial Ride:

Saturday, April 26at 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

To celebrate the life of Ty Perry, there will be a motorcycle ride beginning at Chop's in Waukee 9 a.m.

Kickstands up at 11 a.m. and ride to Booneville Bar, Veteran's Cemetery in Van Meter, Freedom Rock near Greenfield, Owl's Nest in Panora, Corner Tap in Adel and ending at The Kee in Waukee with free food and drink specials. [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Iowa Clay Festival at Penoach Winery May 10th

Iowa Clay Festival - Penoach WInery Adel IowaCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Penoach Winery in Adel will host their 2nd Annual Iowa Clay Festival on Saturday, May 10th,  10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Iowa Wine & Iowa Pottery a Perfect Combination! Iowa potters displaying their craft and selling their products beside the vineyard.

Featuring: Steve Aitchison, Sunflower Pottery, ka Studios, Oak Leaf Pottery, Willow Avenue Pottery. Linda Folden, [...] Continue Reading...