Prairie Fest Near Fostoria, Iowa

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 is the date for the first annual Prairie Fest at The Prairie Flower. Wine tasting, vendors, naturalists and more will be available. Exhibits and demonstrations, including Monarch tagging, will be held by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Live music will be provided by Tammy Hamlin and Kary Dean and the Machine.

The Prairie Flower at 712-262-5864,, or go for a tour at 1775 280th St., just 4 1/4 miles west of Fostoria.