Grant Wood 125th Birthday party downtown Anamosa February 13th 2016

Friday, February 5th, 2016
February 13, 2016
9:00 amto1:00 pm

·        Grant Wood Theme Cake Decorating Contest

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.- Drop-Off at Grant Wood Gallery, 124 E. Main St.

·       Children’s Art at Thou Art Gallery, 106 E. Main St. (Ages 6 & Up)-Work on landscapes Grant Wood style!  Children will discover color, perspective, line, shape form, pattern and texture.
2 Sessions Available- 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

·        Grant Wood Birthday Party!- 121 E. Main St.
11:00 a.m. Mayoral Proclamation & Birthday Song
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.- Clown, face painting, free birthday cake, story time at 11:30 and 12:30, and photo op with “Grant Wood”


January 19th 2017 -save the date for the Annual Dinner!

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
January 19, 2017
5:30 pmto7:30 pm

Anamosa Home and Garden Show Saturday March 5 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. LCC

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
March 6, 2016
9:00 amto4:00 pm

The Anamosa Home and Garden show will take place Saturday March 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lawrence Community Center.  Vendors from   Anamosa and eastern Iowa will be here to share home improvment ideas for the spring.  Home based businesses will also be on hand.  If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Carla at or 319-462-2966 to reserve your space today! 10’x10′  spaces are $110 for the first and $55 for the second.  Home based businesses are $30 for an 8′ table space.

This is a FREE show for attendees and we will have Activities for Children will be available as well as all the great things for grown ups!

Business After Hours National Motorcycle Museum February 9 2016 5-7 pm

Friday, November 13th, 2015
November 17, 2015
5:00 pmto7:00 pm

Join the National Motorcycle Musuem staff for business after hours from 5-7 pm on Tuesday February 9!   You are invited!!!

Stone City Art Festival Sunday Sept 18, 2016

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
September 21, 2014
10:00 amto5:00 pm

Artists, flea market, food at General Store, and tours.  Hours 10 AM to 5 PM.   Contact Bob at Jones County Tourism 462-4101 for more information.

Magic on Main Friday november 25 2016 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
November 29, 2013
5:00 pmto7:00 pm

Live window displays 5 p. m. – 6 p.m. , lighting of Christmas tree 5:45 p. m. , 6 p.m. parade of lights, Santa at F & M Bank following parade until 7 p.m., activities and shopping on Main Street 5 p. m.  to 7 p.m.!

Business After Hours

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
January 4, 2015
3:00 pmto5:00 pm
February 4, 2015
1:39 pm

September 8 Tuesday 5-7 pm.  Anamosa Vet Clinic!


Tuesday, June 15th, 2010
October 5, 2013

The Anamosa Area Chamber of Commerce will host the  Annual Pumpkinfest again this year on Saturday, October 1st. The Norlin family will host the  Annual Ryan Norlin Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October4th in search for a world record again this year.  Growers from all over the Midwest and as far away as Colorado and Michigan compete for $6,750 in prizes.

Pumpkinfest Website