California Poppy Festival | April 21st & 22nd 2012
On April 20 and 21 will be the Annual California Poppy Festival at the Lancaster City Park with a host of performers, events and exhibits.
This week, the City of Lancaster announced plans for its third annual "A Magical BLVD Christmas." The spectacular holiday event will take place Saturday, December 8 from 5 – 9 p.m. on The BLVD, between Beech and Genoa Avenues. The entire family will delight in an evening of live entertainment, caroling, dancing, eating, shopping and more.
The Founders Day committee has met and is making plans for this year’s event. The theme will be “Hot Time in The Old Town Tonight” and the grand marshals are Dale & Jane Kreimeyer. We would love to see a lot of parade entries this year! Once again there will be the Eager Beaver run, Cornhole Tournament, Carnival, Bingo, Car Show, Parade, etc. The bands this year are Friday night from 8 – 12, “Wilton’s own XL’s” and Saturday from 9 – 1 “Crazy Delicious from Cedar Rapids!
The White Pole Road offers tourists and travelers a rural Iowa diversion with interesting sites and quick access to Interstate 80. Be sure to check out the towns of Adair, Casey, Menlo, Stuart and Dexter between mile markers 76 and 100. Just follow the painted white poles and discover what auto tourists from 1910 proclaimed as the “great white way”! The White Pole Road