News & Updates

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During Girls Get Away Weekend, we will be hosting another Tea and Tales event.  New with this tea is the opportunity to purchase a “Tea Hat”.  You can wear it as is or bring something(s) to personalize it with. Teas began as a private social gathering for ladies.  In the beginning, tea was taken in … Read more

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Girls Get Away Weekend ~ Tea and Tales Our next tea will be on Saturday, November 4, 2017.   Details of all the activities for Girls Get Away Weekend will soon be published on the Amana Colonies website and we’ll also post on our site. As always, there will be shopping, there will be a … Read more

Plein Aire information

  This weekend is a wonderful event called, Catiri’s Fresh Paint.  Hosted by Catiri’s Art Oasis, this is the 10th year for the weekend of artists painting all around the Amana Colonies.  We have attended the last 3 years and there are ALWAYS wonderful paintings and the decision on which to purchase is a difficult … Read more

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  This Saturday is another great day to come to the Amana Colonies!  One activity going on is Throwback Saturday.  Over 80 vintage cars will line the street and you can take your time walking past and looking them over!  The owners will be close by and happy to talk about their car! Below are … Read more

Lily Lake

A stop at the Lily Lake is a MUST at this time of year!  It is absolutely a sight you won’t forget.  When you think ‘lake’ you think ‘water’.  Generally this is true, but at this time of year, ‘lake’ means ‘lilies as far as the eye can see’. Some history of this lake goes … Read more

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It is hard to believe that “summer” is almost over!  August is just around the corner and there will still be lots to see and do in the Amana Colonies!  Each of the 4 events listed is worth taking the time to come and enjoy!

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While the weather in July is pretty steamy and can “encourage” us to stay inside, the next two weekends in the Amana Colonies have some fun outdoor activities to enjoy! Bike and Hike Weekend offers several opportunities for bike riding and also happening on July 15 is Millstream’s “Tour De Brew”. More information is available on their … Read more

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Enjoy two days of antiques to browse through and find your favorites to purchase! I have shopped here several years and ALWAYS find something to bring home with me! 🙂 It’s Finally Here! Amana’s Firecracker 4th of July Antique Show is July 3rd & 4th. Early bird buying begins 8am – 12pm: Monday July 3rd … Read more

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Do you enjoy flowers and gardens?  If so, then the next event in the Amana Colonies is for you! Colonies in Bloom begins tomorrow – Saturday, June 24th.  This is the 3rd year for this event. It is not a huge event like Oktoberfest, but is a leisurely self-guided viewing of the gardens and yards … Read more

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Help dad celebrate Father’s Day by coming to the Wurst Festival on the 17th!  OR just come and enjoy, you don’t have to have dad along!! 😉 Enjoy taste testing several different kinds of sausage, see if you agree with the judges in their choice of “The Best of the Wurst”.  Join “Wurst University” and … Read more