Spring Fling Weekend ~ Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette
Come in and pick a flower for discounts up to 50% off. Make sure you sample some of our award winning wines. We look forward to seeing you! Open daily 10:00am-5:00pm. 563.873.1905
2015 National Park Week at Effigy Mounds National Monument
The staff of Effigy Mounds National Monument will kick off national park Week, the annual week-long celebration and recognition of America's National Parks, on Saturday, April 18. Special National Park movies will be held throughout the long week of April 18-26 beginning at 2:00 pm. The National Junior Ranger Day program will be held on Saturday, April 18 and Saturday, April 25 at 1:00 pm. As usual, all events are free of charge. Movies: Saturday, April 18 ~ Yellowstone National Park movie; Sunday, April 19 ~ Everglades national Park movie; Monday, April 20 ~ Canyonlands National Park movie; Tuesday, April 21 ~ Glacier National Park movie; Wednesday, April 22 ~ Death Valley National Park movie; Thursday, April 23 ~ Hawaii National Park movie; Friday, April 24 ~ Grand Canyon National Park movie; Saturday, April 25 ~ Yosemite National Park movie; Sunday, April 26 ~ Denali National Park movie. Effigy Mounds National Monument preserves prehistoric American Indian burial and ceremonial mounds, including some in the shape of animals. The monument's main entrance is located three miles north of Marquette, Iowa, and 22 miles south of Waukon, Iowa on Hwy 76. Visitor Center hours are now 8:00 am to 4:30 pm., but trails are open from dawn until dusk. For more information, please call 5963.873.3491, ext. 202.
Driftless Area Geological Hike - Driftless Area Wetlands Centre
Walk with Phil Burgess, the Driftless Area's premiere geology expert, as he explains the fascinating history of the Driftless Area, rife with inhospitable sulfuric seas, ancient marine organisms, and unstoppable glaciers. Hike in a roadside gorge at 1:00, indoor presentation at 3:00 for those not able to hike. Must be in good physical shape and able to hike challenging terrain. Saturday, April 18 from 1:00pm-5:00pm. Suggested Age Range: Hike - 12+, Talk: Adults