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    Town Celebration names

    Ankeny Summerfest going on this weekend and I just heard about Dumont's sandbaggin days and the Byron, IL turkey testicle festival. What are some other town celebration names and anything they are known for. My college buddies and I like to get together and hit up a few new ones every year.


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    Solon Beef Days, (next weekend)

    Beef Days - Solon, Iowa - Solon Beef Days

    Lisbon Sauerkraut days

    Lisbon Sauerkraut Days | August 8-10 2013



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    Oh, and how could one forget Le Claire, Iowa and Port Byron, IL's "Tugfest"

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    Went to Stuart's Good Egg Days this year for the first time.



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    Fort Madison has the Sweet Corn Festival.



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    Fort Dodge Frontier Days. Haven't been there for a while and probably with good reason.

    In Highmore, SD, we have Old Settler Days.



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    Fort Madison has the Sweet Corn Festival.
    Everyone knows the real Sweet Corn Festival is in Cedar Rapids.



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    Gladbrook Corn Carnival

    Marion Swamp Fox Festival

    Hiawatha Hog Wild Days

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Everyone knows the real Sweet Corn Festival is in Cedar Rapids.
    Really? I lived there for two years in college and I can honestly say that I didn't know they even had one.



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    Is Ames still doing the festival for the stinky trees on main street? Can't remember what kind of trees, it was named after them.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Really? I lived there for two years in college and I can honestly say that I didn't know they even had one.

    It's a catholic church on the NW side, so depending on where you were...might not have heard of it, but it is kind of a big deal.

    St Jude's Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa



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    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    It's a catholic church on the NW side, so depending on where you were...might not have heard of it, but it is kind of a big deal.

    St Jude's Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    I was on the SW side at Kirkwood for two years but I stayed in town and worked during the summer instead of going home so I'm surprised I never heard of it.



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    Atkins Watermelon Days

    Blairstown Sauerkraut Days



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    Re: Town Celebration names

    Muscatine used to have Great River Days. I don't know if they still do or not. That's where Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits swallowed a bug in mid-song.

    Burlington has Steamboat Days.

    Mt. Pleasant, of course, has the Old Thresher's Reunion the 5 days up to, and including, Labor Day. But's it's really pretty much over by Monday.


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    Manson has Greater Crater Days. Named after the giant crater the town is in



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