The following events were supplied to us by festival organizers and tourism offices throughout the state, and selected by Midwest Living editors. This is not intended as an all-inclusive list of all events in this state. If you decide to go, call first: Dates and specific events can change at the last minute.
World Food Festival
September 20 - 22
More than 35 international food vendors will be part of this year's World Food Festival, as well as a variety of arts and crafts vendors, live music, international beer and wine offerings, special cooking demonstrations and contests. (515)-286-4927; worldfoodfestival.org