Celebrating 150 Years
Come Join Us At Lux Fest!
A celebration and dedication of the first
Luxembourg settlers to Northwest Iowa
Circa: May 1870
His Excellency Gaston Struck, Luxembourg
Ambassador to the U.S., will attend Lux Fest.
June 6-7, 2020 • Alton, IA
HERITAGE PARADE - 10:30 a.m. - Mainstreet Alton
Vendors and lunch wagons in the park east of St. Mary's Church and School
WELCOME RECEPTION - Community Building
Special Guest, His Excellency Gaston Stronck, Luxembourg Ambassador to the U.S.
PRIVATE 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Dual Citizens, Invited Guests
PUBLIC 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
ACTIVITIES IN THE PARK - Afternoon
Food, Craft Vendors, 4H & FFA Talent Show
CULTURAL DISPLAYS - In the Spalding Gym
Welcome and Sign-in, Art Displays from Area Schools, Family History Displays, First Forty Genealogy Books
5:00 p.m. - Alton Reformed Church - $18.00 per plate
La Crosse, Wisconsin; St. Donatus, Iowa; New Ulm, Minnesota; Private Groups
OCTOBERFEST CHOIR - 9:30 a.m. - St. Mary's Catholic Church, Alton
Directed by Le Ann Wiederholt
MASS - 10:00 p.m. - St. Mary's Catholic Church, Alton
Father Dan Greving, Deacon Rick Roder
BREAKFAST - 11:00 a.m. - St. Mary's Gym
Served by Catholic Order of Foresters
DEDICATION OF SIGN AND BLESSING 1:00 p.m. - St. Donatus Site
One mile east and 2 1/4 miles south of
Alton on Kingbird Ave. and 480th St.
ALSO ON SUNDAY!
Area Self-Guided Tours of the Communities of
• Alton • Granville • Hospers • Marcus • Remsen • Le Mars
LOOK FOR THE MURAL ON MAIN STREET ALTON!
Artist: Amber Hansen
Assisted by: Art Students from Area Schools, Luxembourg Descendants, and Volunteers from the Area