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  Developing a Quality Life in Cedar County, Iowa  

Weekend Fun

A couple of great Cedar County community celebrations will be happening on August 5th and 6th, 2016 in Tipton and West Branch. The City of West Branch will host Hoover’s Hometown Days, the City’s premier event of the summer. For two days, downtown West Branch will come to life with music for every taste, including the 34th Army Band and the Dean-O-Holics headlining the event. There will be food throughout. Have fun and support West Branch's Volunteer Fire Department by attending live music and dancing both nights at the station. The weekend continues until Saturday night's captivating fireworks. Three of West Branch’s leading organizations—The City of West Branch, Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, and Main Street West Branch—are all working together in a spirited collaboration to make the weekend a success.

For more information and a full schedule of events, head over to or click on the event banner below.

This same weekend the community of Tipton will be offering great bargains, vendors, face painting, horse-drawn trolley rides, music in the gazebo and tours of the Old Cedar County Jail await shoppers during city's annual Ridiculous Day, the first Friday in August. A decades' long tradition, Ridiculous Days coincides with the Cedar County Heath Fair.Weekend shoppers can find ridiculous deals, good food and fun on the courthouse square during Tipton Ridiculous Days!

More information can be found at Tipon's Ridiculous Days website.

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