Culture & Enrichment

Agriculture / Local Food

Northeast Iowa Community College

Community college: began with an agriculture focus, now offers many degree programs, nursing

Location: south of Calmar

Iowa’s Dairy Center—Calmar

Education for students, dairy farmers, and visitors; features dairy parlor and robotic milking station

P: 563-534-9957 |

Seed Savers Exchange—Decorah

Connecting visitors to diverse garden heritage: heirloom and historic gardens, orchards, and livestock

P: 563-382-5990 |

Pinter’s Gardens and Pumpkins—Decorah

Year round Agri-tainment destination; young and old, big and small—Pinter's has something for all

P: 563-382-0010 |

Luna Valley Farm—Decorah

Organic farm raising sheep and cattle, powering farm/home with the sun, bringing people together over good food

Winneshiek Farmers Market—Decorah

Locally-produced products: fresh veggies, flowers, fruit, plants, baked goods, eggs, jewelry, crafts, pottery, and more

P: 563-382-2451 |

Oneota Community Food Coop—Decorah

Natural, organic, and local foods; deli and grocery is open to all; offers cozy indoor seating

P: 563-382-4666 |

Arts / Entertainment

Cresco 1919 Opera House—Cresco

“Moving pictures” and live performances throughout the year; tours, private parties, special events, community productions

P: 563-547-4292 |

New Minnowa Players—Decorah

Year-round series of plays and musicals; call for schedule and ticket information

P: 563-382-5174

Luther College Center Stage Series—Decorah

Mix of live theatrical performances: song, dance, and drama; dinner theater option available; Sept-May

P: 800-458-8437 |

Luther College—Decorah

Liberal arts college; helps students build careers and lives of service and achievement

P: 563-387-2000 |

Northeast Iowa Artist Studio Tour—30 mile radius of Decorah

Iowa’s largest, longest running tour of artist studios