This Weekend in Iowa: Sept. 20 – 22

East Iowa Heirloom Quilters Show, Cedar Rapids
Friday, September 20, 2013 – Sunday, September 22, 2013
“Just Roll With It!” quilt show. Over 400 quilts. Quilts for sale, auction, merchant mall, raffle, boutique Share Our Skills quilting, demonstrations, concession area and free parking. Featured quilter Lynn Stansbery.

Creston and Southwest Iowa Hot Air Balloon Days, Creston
Friday, September 20, 2013 – Sunday, September 22, 2013
Enjoy one of the largest hot air balloon events in the Midwest. The event celebrates over 35 years of ballooning. Fifty balloons, four balloon flights plus night glow, flea market and craft fair, parade of bands, food, 5K run and other activities add to this fun-filled weekend.

Photography Day, Des Moines
Saturday, September 21, 2013
At Living History Farms. Enjoy a day of photography workshops in Iowa’s largest outdoor classroom. Take a lens for a “test drive” from the Canon or Nikon and Tamron representatives. Photography experts will be on hand to offer classes and will be out in the field to help you perfect your photography technique. Amateurs as well as professionals are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by Christian Photography, all workshops are included with admission price to Living History Farms.

Nelson Pioneer Fall Festival, Oskaloosa
Saturday, September 21, 2013
At Nelson Pioneer Farm. Tour a complete framing community and museum buildings from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at this annual event. Country dinner, horse-drawn vehicles, vintage cars, parade, old fashioned fiddling contest and over 30 craftsmen demonstrating pioneering skills.

North American Aronia Berry Festival, Missouri Valley
Saturday, September 21, 2013 – Sunday, September 22, 2013
Regional celebration of the Loess Hills, and Midwest agriculture, featuring over 30 Loess Hills artisans and musicians, as well as the work conventional and organic farmers across the Heartland. Free admission, food, crafts and activities.

There are tons of great events going on this weekend – take some time to review our Events Calendar and Digital Travel Guide. Let us know if there are any we have missed!

And don’t forget to take a look at our new My Iowa Wedding Pinterest Contest and our Weddings In Iowa board for some bridal inspiration!

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