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Celebrating 150 Years

A celebration and dedication of the first Luxembourg settlers to Northwest Iowa

Circa: May 1870

June 6-7, 2020 • Alton, Iowa

Saturday 

PARADE - 10:30 a.m. - Mainstreet Alton

Vendors and lunch wagons in the park east of St. Mary's Church and School

RECEPTION - 1:30 p.m. - Community Building

Dignitaries, Luxembourg Guests, Dual Citizenship Recipients, Invited Guests

PARK BANDSHELL - Afternoon

4-H & FFA, Food Vendors, Cultural Music, Talent Show

CULTURAL DISPLAYS - In the Spalding Gym

Welcome and Sign-in, Art Displays from Area Schools, Family History Displays, First Forty Genealogy Books

CULTURAL DINNER FOR TRI-STATE GROUPS

5:00 p.m. - Community Building - RSVP at nwialux.org

La Crosse, Wisconsin, St. Donates, Iowa, New Ulm, Minnesota

Sunday 

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