Family Events

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Village Voyage Van Tours

Date: Monday, October 27
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Amana Colonies Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address: 622 46th Ave

Join us for an engaging tour of historical sites and a few other fun places! On this tour the Village Voyage Van will take you to a variety of stops to learn the deep history of the Amana Colonies. Stops may vary from day to day. Cost is $18 for adults and $13 for children under 15. Reservations are required. Call 319-622-7622 for details or to make reservations.

Village Voyage Van Tours

Date: Tuesday, October 28
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Amana Colonies Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address: 622 46th Ave

Join us for an engaging tour of historical sites and a few other fun places! On this tour the Village Voyage Van will take you to a variety of stops to learn the deep history of the Amana Colonies. Stops may vary from day to day. Cost is $18 for adults and $13 for children under 15. Reservations are required. Call 319-622-7622 for details or to make reservations.

Village Voyage Van Tours

Date: Wednesday, October 29
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Amana Colonies Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address: 622 46th Ave

Join us for an engaging tour of historical sites and a few other fun places! On this tour the Village Voyage Van will take you to a variety of stops to learn the deep history of the Amana Colonies. Stops may vary from day to day. Cost is $18 for adults and $13 for children under 15. Reservations are required. Call 319-622-7622 for details or to make reservations.

Village Voyage Van Tours

Date: Thursday, October 30
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Amana Colonies Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address: 622 46th Ave

Join us for an engaging tour of historical sites and a few other fun places! On this tour the Village Voyage Van will take you to a variety of stops to learn the deep history of the Amana Colonies. Stops may vary from day to day. Cost is $18 for adults and $13 for children under 15. Reservations are required. Call 319-622-7622 for details or to make reservations.

Village Voyage Van Tours

Date: Friday, October 31
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Amana Colonies Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address: 622 46th Ave

Join us for an engaging tour of historical sites and a few other fun places! On this tour the Village Voyage Van will take you to a variety of stops to learn the deep history of the Amana Colonies. Stops may vary from day to day. Cost is $18 for adults and $13 for children under 15. Reservations are required. Call 319-622-7622 for details or to make reservations.

Amana Church 300 Anniversary Weekend

Dates: Friday, November 14 - Sunday, November 16

Location: Amana Colonies

The Amana Church Community celebrates its 300th anniversary with a weekend of events. Friday 7 p.m. - Traditional Nacht Gebet service at the Middle Amana Church Saturday all day - Special tours of the churches/ exhibits at the Churches. Saturday 5 p.m. - Anniversary Supper and Program at the Amana Colonies RV Park and Event Center (Reservations are required to the dinner. Contact the Amana Church office for reservations/ tickets to the supper. All other events this weekend are free.) Sunday 10 a.m. - All Community Worship Service at the Amana Church in Amana The public is welcome.

Ben Ulin - The Magician!

Date: Sunday, November 16
Time: 2:00 pm

Location: The Old Creamery Theatre Company
Address: 39 - 38th Avenue

Magician and comedian Ben Ulin is heading to the Old Creamery Theatre for one show only on Sunday, November 16 at 2:00 pm. Ben Ulin has worked at Disney, Holland America, and Norwegian Cruise Lines and he has spent 20 years headlining comedy clubs throughout the country. He has been described as “astounding, hilarious, and totally amazing!” The show is family friendly and everyone will be dazzled by magic at the show! If you and your family are looking to be fascinated by the art of illusion look no further than the Old Creamery Theatre! Tickets are $15 per person. Reservations are recommended. Call the box office for tickets and information 319-622-6262 or visit us online at www.oldcreamery.com.

Tannenbaum Forest in Amana

Dates: Friday, November 28 - Sunday, December 21

Location: Amana Colonies

Address: Festhalle Barn

Our opening weekend features a timeless escape during the holiday season. Candle-lit streets, Tannenbaun Forest, Santa, and shopping. For more information go to: http://www.festivalsinamana.com

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells

Date: Saturday, November 29
Time: 10:00 am

Location: The Old Creamery Theatre Company
Address: 39 - 38th Avenue

It’s time for the holiday party and Secret Santa gift exchange in Junie B. Jones’ first grade classroom. But Junie can’t seem to find the spirit of giving anywhere. Find out what happens in this holiday treat for the entire family! Rated Theatre G. TICKETS: $9.

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells

Date: Saturday, November 29
Time: 1:00 pm

Location: The Old Creamery Theatre Company
Address: 39 - 38th Avenue

It’s time for the holiday party and Secret Santa gift exchange in Junie B. Jones’ first grade classroom. But Junie can’t seem to find the spirit of giving anywhere. Find out what happens in this holiday treat for the entire family! Rated Theatre G. TICKETS: $9.

Prelude to Christmas Weekend

Dates: Friday, December 05 - Sunday, December 07

Location: Amana Colonies

"Es weihnachtet sehr" comes to mind when it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Amana Colonies. Fill the season this weekend with a visit to the Tannenbaum Forest, consume yourself in the cookie walk, holiday bazaar, business and village tours and a glimpse of Amana Christmas Past at the Amana Museum. Of course Santa will be around too! http://www.festivalsinamana.com

Christmas Haus Tour

Dates: Saturday, December 06 - Sunday, December 07

Location: Amana Arts Guild
Address: 1210 G Street

The Villages of Amana Christmas Haus Tour will be held on December 6th from 10am-4pm and December 7th from 2pm-6pm.  Visitors can welcome in the Holiday season by touring five homes throughout the historic villages.  Visit with homeowners and get to know the Colonies in a whole new way.  The Amana Arts Guild's "Weihnachtsmarkt" will offer unique handmade Colony art and crafts.  Hot cider and cookies will be available.  The cost of the tour is $10 and children under 12 are free.  Tickets in advance can be purchased at the Amana Colonies Visitors Center or the day of the event at each home on the tour.

Hours are:

Saturday, December 6, 10am-4pm

Sunday, December 7, 2pm-6pm 

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells

Date: Saturday, December 06
Time: 10:00 am

Location: The Old Creamery Theatre Company
Address: 39 - 38th Avenue

It’s time for the holiday party and Secret Santa gift exchange in Junie B. Jones’ first grade classroom. But Junie can’t seem to find the spirit of giving anywhere. Find out what happens in this holiday treat for the entire family! Rated Theatre G. TICKETS: $9.

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells

Date: Thursday, December 11
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: The Old Creamery Theatre Company
Address: 39 - 38th Avenue

It’s time for the holiday party and Secret Santa gift exchange in Junie B. Jones’ first grade classroom. But Junie can’t seem to find the spirit of giving anywhere. Find out what happens in this holiday treat for the entire family! Rated Theatre G. TICKETS: $9.

The Great Bluegrass Herons Acoustic Christmas Concert

Date: Friday, December 12
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Iowa Theatre Artists Company
Address: 4709 220th Trail

Back for a fifth year, this beloved ensemble and their friends celebrate Christmas with acoustic classics and toe-tapping, bluegrass favorites. A holiday treat! Only 3 Performances: Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm ($15 - Gen. Admission) Call 319-622-3222 for Reservations and Information.

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells

Date: Saturday, December 13
Time: 10:00 am

Location: The Old Creamery Theatre Company
Address: 39 - 38th Avenue

It’s time for the holiday party and Secret Santa gift exchange in Junie B. Jones’ first grade classroom. But Junie can’t seem to find the spirit of giving anywhere. Find out what happens in this holiday treat for the entire family! Rated Theatre G. TICKETS: $9.

The Great Bluegrass Herons Acoustic Christmas Concert

Date: Saturday, December 13
Time: 2:30 pm

Location: Iowa Theatre Artists Company
Address: 4709 220th Trail

Back for a fifth year, this beloved ensemble and their friends celebrate Christmas with acoustic classics and toe-tapping, bluegrass favorites. A holiday treat! Only 3 Performances: Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm ($15 - Gen. Admission) Call 319-622-3222 for Reservations and Information.

The Great Bluegrass Herons Acoustic Christmas Concert

Date: Saturday, December 13
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Iowa Theatre Artists Company
Address: 4709 220th Trail

Back for a fifth year, this beloved ensemble and their friends celebrate Christmas with acoustic classics and toe-tapping, bluegrass favorites. A holiday treat! Only 3 Performances: Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm ($15 - Gen. Admission) Call 319-622-3222 for Reservations and Information.

Village Voyage Van Tours

Date: Friday, September 18
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Amana Colonies Convention & Visitors Bureau
Address: 622 46th Ave

Join us for an engaging tour of historical sites and a few other fun places! On this tour the Village Voyage Van will take you to a variety of stops to learn the deep history of the Amana Colonies. Stops may vary from day to day. Cost is $18 for adults and $13 for children under 15. Contact the Amana Colonies Visitors Center for more information: 800-579-2294