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Arts R Alive

Established in 2011, each year the Arts R Alive Sculpture Committee proudly showcases works from local, regional, and Midwestern artists at West Twin Park in Webster City, Iowa. The mission of the Arts R Alive Sculpture Committee is to promote sculpture as a public art form and to enrich the artistic and cultural interests of our city, region and state.


Blanden Art Museum

Located in the Oak Hills Historic District and built in 1932, the Blanden Art Museum has a permanent collection which includes modern American & European paintings, African sculptures, glassworks and 16th-20th century American, European & Japanese prints. The Blanden also has adult and youth classes, art education classes, meet & greet artist events and family fun activities.


Boone County Freedom Rock

As a way to honor her fallen son, Sgt. Daniel Sesker, Mysty Stumbo organized an effort to have Ray “Bubba” Sorenson paint one of his renowned freedom rocks. The rock sits on the lawn of the Boone County Courthouse and captures the essence of Boone County history while memorializing those who died in service to our country.


Briggs Woods Park Cabins

Briggs Woods Park offers seven cabins for rent throughout the year. Cabins range from one room rustic camping cabins that have no water on the inside to modern cabins that can sleep up to 15 people.


Don Williams Cabins

The luxury cabins offer a beautiful view of the Don Williams lake. A great place to get away and unplug!


Dutch Oven Bakery

Van Hemert’s Dutch Oven Bakery is a full-line scratch bakery offering a variety of delicious pastries and other baked goods. Family-owned and operated since 1983, we are famous for our Dutch Letters, Dutch Apple Bread and our award-winning wedding cakes. Consider this your personal invitation to experience the best in Dutch baking.


Fort Dodge Grain Silo Mural

Completed in December 2018 the largest art mural in Iowa, the 110-foot tall Fort Dodge Grain Silo Mural was created by international artist, Guido Van Helten. This 360-degree concrete mural depicts local residents who are part of the industrial and cultural fabric of the community. Tying these portraits together are pieces of Fort Dodge pottery showcased at the Fort Museum and Frontier Village.


Hamilton County Freedom Rock

Artist Ray “Bubba” Sorenson II painted patriotic scenes on this 25,000 lb. boulder. This Freedom Rock depicts scenes of local heroes. It includes a Revolutionary War Veteran buried in the local cemetery.


Iowa Arboretum & Gardens

40 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds features plants, both native and introduced to Iowa. The Iowa Arboretum and Gardens has become Iowa’s premier public garden.


Mornin’ Glory Coffee

We pride ourselves on providing fresh made latte’s, cappuccino’s & and coffee. We work with an Iowa Coffee Roaster, to be sure to have the freshest coffee beans possible.


Snus Hill Winery

The quiet and peaceful countryside awaits you with pastoral views. Snus Hill is an award-winning family owned winery striving to create wines with a regional identity.


Soldier Creek Winery

Soldier Creek Vineyard is located just northeast of Fort Dodge at 1584 Paragon Avenue., a stark contrast among endless miles of corn and beans. Their varietal wines are made primarily from estate-grown grapes.


Studio Fusion

Studio Fusion is a Do-it-Yourself art studio specializing in fused glass, pottery and canvas painting with a retail shop for already made one-of-kind items.


Tea Thyme

Tea Tyme is an upscale yet friendly dining experience. Guests return for delicious lunches, desserts, gourmet teas, and coffees. Reservations for lunch are encouraged by calling 515 576-2202 or stop by in the afternoon for dessert and tea.


The Lucky Pig Pub & Grill

Voted Iowa’s Best Tenderloin this hometown restaurant features made from scratch food including home made pies. Where it’s ok to eat like a pig!