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Lunch & Learn: Historical Highlights of the Iowa State Fair
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Lunch & Learn
No time to attend an evening or weekend program? Try our new Lunch & Learn series! We’ll have a speaker every first Friday of month at the Waukee Community Center (675 Walnut St). Bring your brown bag lunch and we’ll provide the dessert! Stick around afterwards for Waukee Parks & Recreation’s bingo at 1pm. This program is brought to you in partnership with Waukee Parks & Recreation.
August 2nd at 11 am –Historical Highlights of the Iowa State Fair
The internationally-acclaimed Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. In this fascinating presentation, Iowa State Fair CEO Gary Slater will take you on a journey through the Fair’s history—from its beginnings back in 1854 to current happenings in 2019. Gary will also share some of his favorite stories about the Fair and show some historic photos from the fair archives.