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  • Swedish Days Festival

    Geneva, IL

    This Fox River town on the western edge of Chicago offers music and a carnival, car show, chocolate craw and Swedish cottage walk. 


  • Country Fest

    Cadott, WI

    This year's big outdoor festival near Chippewa Falls features Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bentley and Kane Brown.


  • Lakes Jam

    Brainerd, MN

    Brothers Osborne, Jon Pardi and Ratt are among the headliners at this music-and-camping festival at Brainerd International Raceway.


  • Musky Fest

    Hayward, WI

    There will be a carnival, crafts, watermelon- and ice cream-eating contests and lots of festivities downtown, capped by the 1 p.m. Sunday parade.


  • Water Ski Days

    Lake City, MN

    There's music, an arts and crafts fair and, on Sunday, a parade followed by a water-ski show on Lake Pepin, where water-skiing was invented.


  • Des Moines Arts Festival

    Des Moines, IA

    This big, juried arts fair at Western Gateway Park downtown includes street theater, live music and a film festival.


  • Cedar Basin Jazz Festival

    Cedar Falls, IA

    There will be 42 hours of free entertainment in Sturgis Park, including a Sunday morning gospel set and a jazz brunch.


  • Sol Grass Music Festival

    Washington Island, WI

    This bluegrass festival is off the Door Peninsula, and tickets include tent camping.


  • Spring Iowa Barn Tour

    Anamosa, IA

    This tour of historic barns concentrates on barns in the rolling Grant Wood country of eastern Iowa, including the Anamosa State Penitentiary barns.