News & Updates

Woodfest tree picture

If you enjoy seeing wood in all its beauty – Amana’s RV park is the place to come this weekend to enjoy Woodfest! This is an annual event that brings many talented woodcrafters with hundreds of items to choose from that they have made.   We love going to this event and have never walked away … Read more

Baseball menu

At least once a week we have someone who stops in or someone who calls and ask –  “Are you still Zuber’s Restaurant?” or “Can we get a seating at 6:00 for 2 people?”.  While we hate to have to tell them that we are no longer a restaurant – we usually try to let them know … Read more

Roof plant

More than likely this will be the same kind of plant as we have growing on the ground….but look at this! We have been watching this vine as it began to grow from the gutter on our Wash Shed.  The normal vines are growing on the roof, but along beside them…there is also this possible … Read more

Plant with yellow flowers

How remarkable some plants can be!  You can work and work to get soil ready and water new seeds and sometimes no matter how hard you try, they don’t sprout.  And then….there are seeds that grow basically on their own and the plants need very little ‘help’. Last fall I had picked up some gourds … Read more

Bike and Hike poster

On July 14 and 15, the Colonies are hosting Bike and Hike Weekend.  You can bring your bike or choose to ‘hike’ to enjoy the sites and sounds around the Amana Colonies.       On Saturday you can register to be a part of Millstream Brewery’s Tour de Brew.  This is a 38 mile bike … Read more

Only in Iowa

We recently learned that Zuber’s has been featured on Only In Your State with an article titled, “There’s A Themed Bed and Breakfast In The Middle Of Nowhere In Iowa You’ll Absolutely Love”.  We were surprised and delighted when the piece appeared on the Only in Iowa section of their website and on Facebook. Published on June 21, … Read more


This Saturday, June 16th, is Wurstfest in Amana!    What is “Wurst Festival”?   It’s a sausage festival!  Food and fun related to sausage! From 11a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Market Barn – near the Visitor Center in Amana. From 11:30 – 3:00 Nick Stika is performing acoustic rock favorites and from 4:00 – 7:00 … Read more

Tree which was blown down

Brian and I are so appreciative of our friends and neighbors who came to help us – just because we’re all neighbors.  This is a true blessing of “small town” living!