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At the confluence of the Des Moines and Boone Rivers the Iowa Counties of Boone, Hamilton and Webster have collectively formed the Boone Forks Region, renowned for its breathtaking river valleys, high trestle rail lines, working farms and natural lands—connected to historic communities of character and opportunity. The regional partners have collaborated across political and geographic boundaries to effectively connect and integrate the arts, heritage, nature, community and economic vitality.

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DES MOINES AND BOONE RIVER VALLEYS TRI-COUNTY RECREATION ATTRACTIONS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Candy Cane Hike & Hunt

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Free

Come hike and search for candy canes on the park trails at Brigg’s Woods Park in Hamilton County, Iowa. Join  the County Naturalist in search of hidden candy canes on the trees, bushes, and logs. We will discuss the history of the candy cane. See what is going on with the animals in the woods during the winter. Dress appropriately for the cold weather conditions....

Holiday Clay Gnomes

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Free

Transform simple clay pinch pots into Holiday Clay Gnome sculptures. You will be able to decorate your creation with clay attachments and carvings in the first hour of the workshop. The second half will focus on painting our gnomes with underglaze. We will fire your pieces at our studio. You will schedule a time to pick up your gnomes with the instructor 1-2 weeks after...

Gnomes for the Holidays!

- Recurring
$15.00

Come have some crazy fun and learn to create Christmas Gnomes for the Holidays. Kids of all ages will learn to create these cute gnomes using cozy socks. The finished product makes a great gift for Mom too! Bring the kids, bring grandma, bring the neighbors, bring your friends! Littles may require adult assistance due to the use of hot glue. Gnome it up for...