News from the The Great River Road National Scenic Byway (other fun stuff).

Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa

Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa

Local Citizen Stories Collected as Cultural Data LeCLAIRE, IOWA – August 13, 2019 – Relay of Voices (Relay), a four-month long expedition from the Headwaters to the Mouth of the Mississippi River, makes its way through LeClaire on Friday, August 16 at 5:30pm....

33rd Annual Tug Fest Across the Mighty Mississippi

33rd Annual Tug Fest Across the Mighty Mississippi

“Ginger is a visionary leader and an excellent choice to both build from the remarkable legacy of Franconia as an artist residency space and place for community gathering while also acting as an agent of change leading Franconia into the future,” says Dorothy Goldie,...

Great River Shakespeare Festival will be hosting a special off site performance of The Servant of Two Masters at La Crosse’s Pearl Street Brewery

Great River Shakespeare Festival will be hosting a special off site performance of The Servant of Two Masters at La Crosse’s Pearl Street Brewery

“Ginger is a visionary leader and an excellent choice to both build from the remarkable legacy of Franconia as an artist residency space and place for community gathering while also acting as an agent of change leading Franconia into the future,” says Dorothy Goldie,...

Mississippi River Paddle Share

Mississippi River Paddle Share

Winona, MN (June 2019) Join in the fun of the Opening Party of the 2019 Art of Fine Furniture at the Winona County History Center, on Saturday, June 15 from 1 - 3 p.m. Meet the artists and check out another amazing exhibition of time-honored craftsmanship. Founded in...

Murder on the Mississippi

Murder on the Mississippi

Mississippi River Paddle Share is a self-service kayak sharing system on the Mississippi River. Think of it like Nice Ride, but with kayaks. It's the first of its kind in the country and the first transportation system of this kind in a national park, the Mississippi...