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Our Area 1

Victorian Stroll

Join us on the first weekend in December for the Victorian Stroll. The town turns out in Victorian costumes to view living displays in shop windows of Victorian life. Costumes are available at no charge for the event. Enjoy roasted chestnuts, visit with Santa, marvel at the lights and harken back to a slower paced time.

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Our Area 2

The King Opera House

Located across the street from us, The King Opera House is located downtown in the historic Albia Square. It houses many live Community Events, ACHS events, Entertainment, and Movies.

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Our Area 3

Golf 22

A restaurant on the square offering simulated golf and great food. A fun time for the whole family.

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Our Area 4

Carnegie Evans library

The Carnegie Evans library is right across the street from the Olde Rectory, a wonderful resource with lots of educational activities for children during the summer.

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Our Area 5

Monroe County Museum

A historical museum just down the street that has an incredible collection of artifacts depicting Monroe County since its inception.

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Our Area 6

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

Just 26 miles from Albia in the town of Knoxville is the National sprint car hall of fame and museum.

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Our Area 7

Eddyville Raceway Park

Drag racing at its finest, come see top fuel dragsters compete.

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Our Area 8

Air Power Museum

Located just 16 miles from Albia, the Airpower Museum was founded by Robert L. Taylor and the Antique Airplane Association in 1965 and features various periods of aviation through models, engines, propellers, photos and original art. Approximately 25 aircraft are on display, including warbirds from World War II.

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Our Area 9


Antiques and More has 2 stores on the square with one having consignments. There is literally something for everyone.

The surrounding towns, 25 miles in any direction, also have excellent antique stores making Albia the perfect home base for hunting or exploring for that perfect antique.

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Our Area 10

Junk Journey

Go junkin’ in Southern Iowa. Join us for the Southern Iowa Junk Journey! Spring Edition June 9th-11th and Fall Edition October 20th-22nd. Maps of participating vendors makes the whole event seem like a scavenger hunt. It’s great fun and incredible treasures can be found.

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Our Area 11

Welcome Home Soldier

The Welcome Home Soldier Monument is one of the largest and most impressive monuments for US Veterans anywhere in the USA outside of Washington, D.C.

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Our Area 12

Lake Rathbun

This 11,000-acre lake in the rolling hills of southern Iowa has excellent hiking, fishing, hunting and boating, Boats are available to rent at the Rathbun Lake Marina.

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Our Area 13

Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest

Come see the balloons soar high over Lake Red Rock! You can enjoy live music, great food, kids’ activities, and more at North Overlook Beach, July 7-9.

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Our Area 14


Located about 30 miles north of Albia, the city of Pella was founded by Dutch immigrants. The architecture harkens back to their European roots. Pella is most often known for its annual Tulip Time celebration. Every year around May, the entire town is covered in these cheerful spring flowers. Pella’s tulip festival also includes a world-renowned parade. Pella is home to one of the most well-known figures of the Old West. As a young boy, Wyatt Earp and his family moved to Pella in 1849, and they lived in the area until 1864. The boyhood home of Wyatt Earp and his family still stands in its original location as part of the Pella Historical Village.

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Our Area 15


Local wineries offering tastings, bistro meals, musical events and art shows.

Tassel Ridge Winery

Crane Winery

Cedar Valley Winery

Nearwood Winery

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