Events near our Historic Bed & Breakfast

While visiting the Amana Colonies, enjoy staying in our historic home built in 1895. Just steps from main street Amana, you can easily walk to all of the attractions – restaurants, general store, wineries, museum, art galleries, antique stores, quilting store, furniture store, woolen mill, meat market, brewery and much more! Click here to view our availability!

In addition to the events listed below, the following tours and events are also available.

Village Voyage, Driving Tour: Monday-Saturday, May through October, 11 am and 2 pm. Join us on a 2-hour Village Voyage! Learn the history of the Amana Colonies from local guides as we shuttle you to 4 historical sites. Seating is limited. Please call for reservations. amanacolonies.com 319 622 7622

Village Stroll, Walking Tour: Monday-Friday, May through September. Walk with us for a local’s view of the Colonies. Learn about our heritage, architecture and life as it was in the communal days. Tour leaves from the Visitors Center. Times vary, please call for schedule. amanacolonies.com 319 622 7622

Live music at Millstream Brewery: Every Saturday, June – August, 5-9 pm. Enjoy live entertainment from classic rock to blues to fun beach tunes in Millstream’s biergarten. Bring your friends and a lawn chair for an enjoyable evening. Beverages and food available. millstreambrewing.com

Live music at Fireside Winery: Enjoy wonderful live music from local musicians while watching the sunset on the relaxing outdoor patio. Live music every Friday night (Memorial Day through Labor Day), Occasional Saturday and Sunday afternoons year round. For a complete listing, visit firesidewinery.com

Historic Bed and Breakfast in Amana Colonies, IA
The following events are scheduled for 2019. For up-to-date information, please check the Amana Colonies website at www.amanacolonies.com. Please call / email the below listed for more information about a particular event.

1/26

Winterfest

Open fire chili, games, snow sculpting, 5k run/walk, wine walk, music
festivalsinamana.com 800 579 2294, 319 622 7622

1/26

Wine and Dine

Enjoy a 4 course, Ox Yoke Inn meal paired with several selections of White Cross Cellars wine.
www.oxyokeinn.com

1/26

Winterfest Wine and Beer Walk

Visit each winery and brewery for delicious samples and collect your souvenir glass when you’re done
www.millstreambrewing.com

1/26

Winterfest Snow Ball Dance

End your Winterfest day with live classic rock music from the duo of Nick and Tom. Come stay warm with us at the Brauhous.
www.millstreambrewing.com

2/14 – 3/16

A Killer Family Reunion

Price Creek Event Center – $52 per person
Join the Killer Family for a reunion that puts the “fun” in dysfuntional. Surrounded by squabbling siblings, gold digging girlfriends and those relatives you hate to admit you’re related to, this hilarious show will make you laugh til it hurts.
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262 800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

2/15 – 17

Romance Weekend

Get away for a special weekend in the Colonies. Special lodging packages, sampling, dining, and more
amanacolonies.com

2/16

Wine and Dine

Enjoy a 4 course, Ox Yoke Inn meal paired with several selections of White Cross Cellars wine.
www.oxyokeinn.com

3/2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brau Haus
Relax with us on Saturday nites with our live music and supper at the Millstream Braus Haus!
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

3/8 – 10

Willow Weaving Weekend

Broom & Basket Shop, West Amana
Learn to weave a willow basket with artist/teacher Jo Campbell-Amsler and Joanna Schanz.
broomandbasket.com

3/23

Vintner’s Dinner

Amana
Enjoy a themed 5 course meal with wine pairing
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

4/6, 13, 20, 27

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brau Haus
Relax with us on Saturday nites with our live music and supper at the Millstream Braus Haus!
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

4/20 – 5/11
Judy Moody and Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

theatre for young audiences
$10.50 per person
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262   800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

4/12 – 14

Take a Bite: A 3 Day Food Fest

A Culinary event that features cooking education, hands on instructions, sampling, special menu items, and special dinners at our food businesses. It’s a “Foodie’s” dream come true
amanacolonies.com

4/13

Vintner’s Dinner

Amana
Enjoy a themed 5 course meal with wine pairing
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

4/20

Amana Heritage Museum Easter Egg Hunt

Amana Heritage Museum
10:00 AM $6. Reservations required. Children 12 & younger are invited to join in the annual Amana Heritage Museum Easter Egg Hunt. Each child will be able to find a basket filled with treats including traditional Amana colored eggs. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to greet the children. Bring your cameras.
amanaheritage.org

5/2 – 26

Church Basement Ladies

Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage – Adults $32.50 Students $20 for students

Wednesday 2:00, Thursday 2:00, Friday 7:30, Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00
Fall in love with your favorite Lutheran ladies all over again the the very first installment of the wildly popular Church Basement Ladies Series.
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262 800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

5/4

Live Music at Millstream Brewing Company

Amana
With their fun antics and songs, Barry Boyce Polka Band will have you up and dancing to their polka sounds at Millstream Brewery
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

5/4, 11, 18, 25

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brau Haus
Relax with us on Saturday nites with our live music and supper at the Millstream Braus Haus!
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

5/4 – 5

Maifest

Amana
Celebrate spring with German traditions, food, parade and more
festivalsinamana.com 800 579 2294, 319 622 7622

5/4

Food and Wine Pairing 101

Amana
Take the tastiest class ever as we teach you how to correctly paid food and wine. The class starts promptly at 6pm and is taught by a Certified Wine Specialist
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

5/5

Live Music at Millstream Brewing Company

Amana
Join us at Millstream Brau Haus as Iowa Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer, Nick Sticka performs classic rock.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

5/5

Maifest Wine Beer & Chocolate Walk

Amana
Visit each winery, brewery, and food shop for delicious samples and collect your souvenir glass when you’re done.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

5/25 – 27

Iowa Renaissance Festival

Middle Amana Park
A village of entertainment, jousting, music and more
iowarenfest.com

5/31 – 6/2

Beckster Fest

Amana Colonies RV Park
16th annual polka variety music festival
319 622 7616, 800 471 7616

6/1 – 30

All Iowa Shop Hop: Quilt Shops

Nearly 100 independent quilt shops across the state of Iowa host this event which includes custom designed themed fabrics and great prizes. Quilt shops in the Amana Colonies include Heritage Designs (Amana) and Fern Hill (South Amana)
alliowashophop.com

6/1

Food and Wine Pairing 101

Amana
Take the tastiest class ever as we teach you how to correctly paid food and wine. The class starts promptly at 6pm and is taught by a Certified Wine Specialist
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

6/1 – 2

Iowa Renaissance Festival

Middle Amana Park
A village of entertainment, jousting, music and more
iowarenfest.com

6/1, 15, 22

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brewing Company
Relax in our outdoor biergarten on Saturday nites with live music and supper at Millstream Brewery.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

6/6 – 30

Once a Ponzi Time

Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage – Adults $32.50 Students $20 for students
Wednesday 2:00, Thursday 2:00, Friday 7:30, Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00
Harold has helped his friends with their finances for years, but his pyramid scheme is starting to crumble…shady investments and double-dealing abound in this brand new fantastically funny farce.
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262 800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

6/15

Wurst Festival

Amana
Sausage, Sausage and more Sausage! Attend and graduate from Wurst University. Featuring the Dachschund Derby. Voted Iowa’s Best New Event in 2015
festivalsinamana.com

6/18 – 29

Elephant and Piggie’s “We’re in a Play!”

theatre for young audiences
$10.50 per person
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262   800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

6/22

Colonies in Bloom

Tour beautiful private gardens of early summer flowers
festivalsinamana.com

6/28 – 30

Millstock Music Festival

Amana
Join us for our 3-day music festival! Bring your tents if you want to camp out. This is our homage to Woodstock and our love for music.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

Food and Wine Pairing 101

6/29

Amana
Take the tastiest class ever as we teach you how to correctly paid food and wine. The class starts promptly at 6pm and is taught by a Certified Wine Specialist
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

7/2 – 3

Accent of Antiques

Special showing of unique antiques of Deborah Kimm Gallery of Art, Antiques and Baseball Memorabilia.
deborahkimmgallery.com

7/6, 13, 20, 27

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brewing Company
Relax in our outdoor biergarten on Saturday nites with live music and supper at Millstream Brewery.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

7/13 – 14

Bike and Hike Weekend

Enjoy the great outdoors in the colonies with a variety of trails for all levels. Walking and biking
amanacolonies.com

7/13

Tour de Brew

Millstream Brewing Company
This is our version of a warm up ride for RAGBRAI. Ride, beer, ride, you get the idea! Live music all day and into the evening
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

7/13

Food and Wine Pairing 101

Amana
Take the tastiest class ever as we teach you how to correctly paid food and wine. The class starts promptly at 6pm and is taught by a Certified Wine Specialist
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

7/18 – 28

Apples in Winter

Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage – Adults $32.50 Students $20 for students
Wed 2:00, Thurs 2:00, Fri 7:30, Sat 7:30, Sun 2:00
Twenty-two years ago, Miriam’s son, Robert, committed a horrible crime. As is tradition, Robert is granted a last meal. His request: a slice of his mother’s applie pie. Now Miriam has arrived at the prison to bake it for him.
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262 800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

7/20

Vintner’s Dinner

Amana
Enjoy a themed 5 course meal with wine pairing
Whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

7/20

Kinderfest

A day dedicated to children You’ll find special games, crafts and events for all ages of children
amanacolonies.com 800 579 2294, 319 622 7622

7/20 – 21

Rockiversary

Amana
Celebrating our customers for another year in business. There will be free geode cracking, iowa panning, mining, door prizes, games and more.
thenoblestoneonline.com

7/27

Colonies in Bloom

The Lily Lake is in full bloom and tour private gardens of summer flowers
festivalsinamana.com

7/27

Food and Wine Pairing 101

Amana
Take the tastiest class ever as we teach you how to correctly paid food and wine. The class starts promptly at 6pm and is taught by a Certified Wine Specialist
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

8/1 – 25

Doublewide, Texas

Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage – Adults $32.50 Students $20 for students
Wed 2:00, Thurs 2:00, Fri 7:30, Sat 7:30, Sun 2:00
The inhabitants of the smallest trailer park in Texas (four doublewides and a shed) will do anything to avoid being annexed by the nearby town of Tugaloo and owing city taxes … even if they have to secede
from Texas!
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262 800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

8/3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brewing Company
Relax in our outdoor biergarten on Saturday nites with live music and supper at Millstream Brewery.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

8/3

Amana Colonies Back Road Half Marathan & 5K

Millstream Brewing Company
Join us for our annual race through the beautiful back roads of East Amana
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

8/3

The Magnificent Maggie Vandewalle Solo Show

Catiri’s Art Oasis
Meet this nationally recognized whimsical artist. She will have new originals and lots of new prints to get personally signed.
facebbook.com/catirisartoasis

8/10

Art on the Fence Festival

Deborah Kimm Gallery
Professional and aspiring artists showcase their talent at the Deborah Kimm Gallery.
deborahkimmgallery.com

8/10

Festival of Arts

Amana
This special event will feature sales of fine arts, crafts and traditional folk art by guest and local artisans.
amanaartguile.com

8/10

BRIC (Bike Ride of Iowa County)

Join us for a 28 mile bike ride through the northeast portion of Iowa County with numerous fun stops along the way
amanacolonies.com

8/10

Food and Wine Pairing 101

Amana
Take the tastiest class ever as we teach you how to correctly paid food and wine. The class starts promptly at 6pm and is taught by a Certified Wine Specialist
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

8/17

Iowa Model A Day

Amana
Step back in time at the 11th anniversary of Model A Day! Over 80 Model “A” vehicles line the streets of Amana.
hawkamodelaclub.org festivalsinamana.com

8/23 – 25

Woodfest

Amana Colonies RV Park
Celebrating all things wood! Check our on-going demonstrations and shop for furniture, toys, home and garden, bowls, carvings and tools for sale.
amanaartsguild.com 319 622 3678

8/24

Food and Wine Pairing 101

Amana
Take the tastiest class ever as we teach you how to correctly paid food and wine. The class starts promptly at 6pm and is taught by a Certified Wine Specialist
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

8/31

Kids ‘Plein Air’ Paint out

Amana
It’s a great weekend to bring your family. Watch all of the artists creating masterpieces and have those young budding artists give it a try.
catiriartoasis.com

8/30 – 9/1

Catiri’s Fresh Paint

Amana
Artists from all over Iowa and four states paint the Amanas for two days, ending with a Golden Brush Award Ceremony
catiriartoasis.com/pleinair, info@catiriartoasis, 319 622 3969

8/31

The Art of Baseball Annual Open Gallery

Event at the Deborah Kimm Gallery featuring art, baseball memorabilia and autographs, door prizes, free hot dogs and fun activities for the entire family
www.deborahkimmgallery.com

9/1

Festival of Iowa Beers

Behind Millstream Brauhaus
Join us as we host over 50 Iowa Breweries at this annual beer festival. Reserve your tickets in advance. Limited number of tickets available for unlimited sampling.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

9/1

Golden Brush Awards

Price Creek Event Center
After a weekend of painting the Amanas, the red carpet is rolled out for artists and patrons. It’s the art party of the year with over 200 fresh artworks available.
catiriartoasis.com/pleinair, info@catiriartoasis, 319 622 3969

9/5 – 10/13

Mamma Mia!

Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage – $32.50 for adults, $20 for students
Wed 2:00, Thurs 2:00, Fri 7:30, Sat 7:30, Sun 2:00
Prepare to be swept away by the infectious music, uplifing story, and dazzling dance numbers that have made Mamma Mia a glittering global phenomenon.
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262 800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

9/21

Apfelfest

Our Apple festival with special events and plenty of apple treats
amanacolonies.com 800 579 2294, 319 622 7622

9/21

Vintner’s Dinner

Amana
Enjoy a themed 5 course meal with wine pairing
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

9/21

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brewing Company
Relax in our outdoor biergarten on Saturday nites with live music and supper at Millstream Brewery.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

9/21 – 10/12

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure

theatre for young audiences
$10.50 per person
Filled with your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends and adventure galore, Madagascar will leave you no choice but to “Move It, Move It!”
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262   800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

10/1-31

Scarecrow Trail

Travel the Amana Colony trail through the 7 villages and find as many scarecrows as you can

10/4

Live Music at Millstream

Amana
Rock out with us as Dogs on Skis kickoff our Oktoberfest celebration at Millstream Brewery. Brats and Oktoberfest beer all day.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

10/4

Ocktoberfest Beer Keg Ceremony

Amana
Head to Millstream Brewing for the loading and blessing of the 1st official Oktoberfest beer keg. Follow the keg to Festhalle Barn where the celebration begins!
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

10/4

Gordon Kellenberger Art Show

Catiri’s Art Oasis
Nothing brings in the joys of fall like an entire room of Kellenberger’s brilliant work. Gordon will be demonstrating & refreshments will be served.
catiriartoasis.com, info@catiriartoasis, 319 622 3969

10/4 – 6

Oktoberfest

Amana
Iowa’s original Oktoberfest celebrates its’ 54th year with great food, games, bands, a parade and beer!
festivalsinamana.com 800 579 2294, 319 622 7622

10/5

Millstream Brewing Company

Amana
Live Polka Music, put on your dancing shoes as the Barry Boyce Band enertains us all in our biergarten. noon to 4 pm
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

10/5

Millstream Brewing Company

Amana
Enjoy Oktoberfest at Millstream Brewery with live music, our famous Oktoberfest brew and brats right off the grill. 5 – 9 pm
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

10/6

Millstream Brewing Company

Amana
Join us as we wind down Oktoberfest with a relaxing afternoon of music in our biergarten.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

10/12, 19

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brau Haus
Relax with us on Saturday nites with our live music and supper at the Millstream Brau Haus!
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

10/24 – 11/10

The Unexpected Guest

Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage – $32.50 for adults, $20 for students
Wed 2:00, Thurs 2:00, Fri 7:30, Sat 7:30, Sun 2:00
Lost in the fog, a stranger seeks shelter in a nearby house only to find a man shot dead and his wife standing over him with a smoking gun.
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262 800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

10/18 – 20

Willow Harvest Weekend

West Amana
Learn all the techniques of German willow basketry from harvesting willow to a finished basket in this 3 day class.
broomandbasket.com

10/26

Halloween Costume Party

Millstream Brau Haus
Come in full costume to our annual Halloween Party. Live music, supper and a spooking time will be had by all.
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

11/1 – 3

Girl’s Get Away Weekend

Grab the girls and come to Amana for a weekend of shopping and special events. The guys are welcome too.
amanacolonies.com

11/2

Vintner’s Dinner

Amana
Enjoy a themed 5 course meal with wine pairing
Whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

11/2, 9, 16, 23

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brau Haus
Relax with us on Saturday nites with our live music and supper at the Millstream Brau Haus!
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

11/2 – 3

Fall Fibre & Clay Show

Arts Guild Center in High Amana
Intimate event celebrates rug making, spinning, weaving, needlework and pottery. Artisans will be demonstrating their craft. “Handmade in Amana” shop open to public.
amanaartguild.com 319 622 3678

11/21 – 12/15

Not Christmas Letter! The Musical

Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage – $32.50 for adults, $20 for students
Wed 2:00, Thurs 2:00, Fri 7:30, Sat 7:30, Sun 2:00
An original musical comedy that celebrates everything that drives us crazy about Christmas…and why we love it anyway!
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262 800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

11/17

Vintner’s Dinner

Amana
Enjoy a themed 5 course meal with wine pairing
whitecrosscellars.com 319 622 3233

11/29 – 12/22

Tannenbaum Forest

Festhalle Barn
A forest of beautifully decorated trees, nativity, 15′ German pyramid, Santa
festivalsinamana.com 800 579 2294, 319 622 7622

11/30 – 12/14

Junior Clause

theatre for young audiences
$10.50 per person
It’s not easy being Santa’s son! Can Junior find his self-confidence and learn the true meaning of Christmas in time to save the day?
Old Creamery Theatre 319 622 6262   800 352 6262 www.oldcreamery.com

12/7 – 8

Prelude to Christmas

Amana
A celebration of the holiday season including a glimpse into Amana’s Christmas past.
festivalsinamana.com 800 579 2294, 319 622 7622

12/7 – 8

Amana Church Holiday Bazaar & Cookie Walk

Amana Church
An annual event benefiting the church’s youth programs. Sale of locally made handcrafts. Cookie walk Saturday only.

12/7 – 8

Village Christmas Haus Tour

Various locations
An event filled with lovely traditions and whimsical surprises. Tour private homes decorated for the holidays
amanaartsguild.com 319 622 3678

12/7

Ugly Sweater Party

Millstream Brau Haus
Proudly wear your ugliest holiday sweater at the Brau Haus. Live music, food & holiday cheer!
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672

12/14, 21, 28

Live Saturday Nites

Millstream Brau Haus
Relax with us on Saturday nites with our live music and supper at the Millstream Brau Haus!
millstreambrewing.com 319 622 3672