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Potluck Crashing: An Illuminated Soup Supper

Coralville, IA: Johnson County The holiday season can supply some of the best community lights, meals, and goodwill you can experience all year long. A reminder to everyone when you see the two words “supper” or “potluck” next to a place of worship or community center you may want to ask yourselves if the plans… Continue reading Potluck Crashing: An Illuminated Soup Supper

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Noel From North Iowa

Winnebago and Worth Counties, IA The yule tide season is upon us and that means another annual Christmas themed road trip for┬áThe Iowa Gallivant.┬áLast year we headed north to Decorah and this year we went towards Santa’s workshop again. This time WAY north. Let’s just say there were times we nearly started the Minnesota Gallivant.… Continue reading Noel From North Iowa

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Mistletoe & Tenderloins: A Grant Wood Christmas on the Wapello Trail

Eldon & Ottumwa, IA: Wapello County You hear that? The faint sound of bells jingling away while some jolly dude ho, ho, ho’s through the chilly breeze. It could be coming from anywhere, but, if you ask Team Goodvin, we’ll probably tell you that it’s coming from the greater Ottumwa area. Because it’s one of… Continue reading Mistletoe & Tenderloins: A Grant Wood Christmas on the Wapello Trail