Wednesday Dec 4
Contra Costa Times
Alameda: Alameda Holiday Home Tour and Boutique set Dec. 14
The Alameda Holiday Home Tour will feature five historic homes and an afternoon dessert tea at First Presbyterian Church, as well as a holiday boutique, gourmet shop, silent auction and raffle at the Alameda Elks Lodge on Dec. 14. "There are three 19th century Victorians, two of which were designed by Patiani, in the tour," said Winkie ... (more)
Grailville's International Creche Exhibit at the Promont House in Milford
Get ready for the holiday season by enjoying Grailville's International Creche Exhibit at the Promont House in Milford.
The Des Moines Register
Five things you can't miss this weekend
'A Christmas Carol' Sunday through Dec. 8 Take in a Victorian classic in a historic mansion as the Iowa Shakespeare Experience performs Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at Terrace Hill, 2300 Grand Ave. The play will be performed in the parlors, bedchambers and halls of the mansion, with the audience moving from room to room as the story ... (more)
Founder Of Kinze Mfg Receives George Washington Carver Award From Iowa State
FOUNDER OF KINZE MFG RECEIVES GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER AWARD FROM IOWA STATE Nov. 12, 2013 Source: Iowa State University news release Jon Kinzenbaw, founder and president of Kinze Manufacturing, Inc., was awarded the George Washington Carver Distinguished Service award at Iowa State University's Alumni Association Honors and Awards Ceremony on ... (more)
Knoxville News Sentinel
UT seeks to raze Victorians on White Avenue to make room for academic building
MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL This Queen Anne-style home at 1312 White Ave. is one of three houses that form part of the southern boundary of the Fort Sanders Historic District.