February 11: Winterset Chocolate Walk
10am to 4pm
Participating businesses around Winterset’s courthouse square offer chocolate samples, shopping specials and more in celebration of Valentine’s Day. No registration required, just enjoy!
May 13: Winterset Wine Walk
4pm to 7pm
One of our most popular events! Sample locally-made wine and enjoy shopping specials, prizes and more at participating businesses around Winterset’s town square. Participants may purchase a commemorative wine glass at the Chamber of Commerce. Watch for registration link coming soon.
May 27-28: John Wayne Birthday Celebration
Actor/singer Johnny Crawford will be this year’s guest of honor at the 10th Anniversary John Wayne Birthday Celebration. Johnny starred in The Rifleman from 1958-63, and had the honor of ‘being shot’ by John Wayne in 1967’s El Dorado. Celebration activities include a benefit dinner, live music, an all-horse parade, a country barn dance, breakfast at the Winterset Firehouse, a 5K run/walk and more. Click the link for additions to the lineup as they occur, and to purchase tickets to the benefit dinner and auction.
June 9: Ladies' Night Out
6pm to 9pm
Participating merchants around Winterset’s courthouse square host a special evening of shopping. The first 200 ladies to pre-register for this event receive a swag bag when they arrive at the Chamber of Commerce, and then enjoy an evening of deals, pampering, wine tasting, food samples, and much more. Watch for registration link coming soon.
June 17: Macksburg National Skillet Throw
Featuring a parade, pedal tractor pull, RC car demo, food and craft vendors, and of course, a skillet throw. Click to see the full lineup as it develops.
July: Freedom Fest, Earlham
Celebrate Independence Day in Earlham! Take part in a street dance, a parade, a pancake breakfast, tons of contest (including watermelon-eating and bubble gum blowing!), and fireworks, to name just a few. More details coming soon.