Cabinet of Curiosities:
Candy Containers & Chocolate Delights
Sunday, March 26, 2:00 - 3:00 pm; Victorian Home
View our seasonal display of vintage candy container collectibles. Then hear Lisa Dailey from Chocolaterie Stam - Cedar Falls talk about chocolate and the Stam family’s chocolate and candy legacy. Sample some of these delightful treats. The event is free, but seating will be limited. To register, please call (319) 266-5149.
Tools of the Trade, Past to Present
Sunday, April 9, 2:00 pm; Victorian Home
Local hobbyist Felix Schumburg has built a unique collection of firefighting equipment from the past century and beyond. He’ll share his experiences as a collector, describe technological changes, and offer hands-on exploration of historic gear. Free.
Family Story Time
Saturday, June 10, 10:00 - 11:30 am; Victorian Home
Hear fire-themed children’s stories from a member of Cedar Falls Fire Rescue, make a fun craft, try on fire-fighting gear, and play in our mini fire house. Free.
Search & Rescue on the Cedar
Sunday, July 9, 2:00 pm; Island Park, Cedar Falls
Members of Cedar Falls Fire Rescue will demonstrate how they locate, rescue, and recover individuals in wilderness areas and water. Free.
Fire Rescue Then and Now
Sunday, September 17, 2:00 pm; Victorian Home
A lot has changed in 150 years! Learn about the modernization of equipment and the changes in regulations and procedures from a member of Cedar Falls Fire Rescue. Free.
A Hot Time in the Old Town
Thursday, September 21; Downtown Cedar Falls
Explore the history of downtown Cedar Falls and discover how fire has shaped the district’s businesses and architecture. Watch for more details about this event in partnership with Cedar Falls Community Main Street.
Five Alarm Chili Cook-off
Saturday, November 4, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm; Cedar Falls Woman’s Club, 304 Clay St
Show off your chili-making skills or just attend and sample. Watch for more contest details and ticket information. Spots will be limited.
Exhibition and program series made possible by a grant from Wal-Mart, Cedar Falls