Derrick Alger

The Outdoors

Category: Iowa

Warm Weather Festivals in Iowa

The weather is quickly warming up, and that means this is the perfect time to leave the house! Iowa is a beautiful place to be during the Spring and Summer simply for its abundant nature. People can go running outside, hiking, dog-walking, walking, and play outside sports as much as they want. However, there are […]

Top 5 Things To Do Outdoors During Iowa’s Winter

As the iconic Game of Thrones characters constantly repeat, winter is coming. For those characters, the winter season means terrifying monsters and dreadful cold, but for us in Iowa winter brings a whole slew of fun activities. With the arrival of snow comes anticipated days of hot chocolate, sledding, hiking, and wonderful views. In celebration, […]

The Great and Educational Outdoors

Few can deny the power of fresh air and nature. An escape for many and a place of peace, but how many have ever thought it could make for a classroom? Kindergartners at Antioch School are receiving the most natural education possible, and both the parents and students are on board. Trading paper and pencil […]

Autumn in Iowa

Iowa has always been known for it’s spectacular seasons. Whether under a deep blanket of snow or dotted with the buds of fresh flowers, Iowa is where nature lovers can go for the best of their favorite season. This fall, though, the Iowa DNR State Forest Nursery is launching a new program to help the […]

The Metro Arts Jazz Festival

For nearly 33 years, Metro Arts Jazz festival in July has provided talented musicians and artist to a community of corporate and business locals.  Metro Arts Jazz festival is Iowa’s longest running summer music festival and the only festival in Iowa to focus specifically on Jazz. The series continues to evolve annually while catering to […]

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