aurora, iowa

Aurora iowa

Aurora Happenings

What's happening in and around Aurora
  • Aurora Historical Society, located in the Restored Hardware Store on Main Street, is open the first Saturday of June, July and August from 1pm to 4pm; the weekend before Thanksgiving; and tours by appointment anytime by calling (319) 634-3339, (319) 634-3396, or (319) 334-3319
    Aurora Action Planners, a group of area business owners, sponsor an Old Fashioned Christmas Open House in November. This annual event features decorated shops and a variety of crafts people located in the City Fire Station.  "The Little Town That's A Bit Old Fashioned," old fashioned street lights adorn our Main Street into the City Park.

  • The City of Aurora is known as "The Little Town That's A Bit Old Fashioned." Just a short drive down C57 from the Amish Countryside will bring you to Aurora. In this small and friendly community, you can find unique shops, historical sites. Situated in the county's largest park is the Jakway House, just one mile south of town. At Jakway, campers are always welcome. The Aurora Community Club hosts the annual July 4th Celebration, complete with old fashioned fireworks.

  • The Aurora Christian Teens in Service, a nonprofit youth group, meet every first and third Sunday of the month in St. Paul's Lutheran Church to discuss business and plan fun trips and outings.

  • The Aurora American Legion & Auxiliary Post 435 is located on Warren Street, half a block west of Main St. Seating for over 200, air conditioning, handicap accessibility, extra restrooms, and a lot of parking space. "Fast Service In A Friendly Place!" Aurora American Legion serves all-you-can-eat pancake breeakfast the second and fourth Sundays of January, February and March.

  • Silver Scissors Salon is located at 307 Prospect St. You can contact us at 319-634-3384, or e-mail us at Need a gift for that special someone? Want to treat yourself to a day of pampering? We specialize in facials, pedicures, manicures, full body massage, elegant glass nails, and an "out of this world" relaxed feeling from the "juice bar", head massage. If there are wedding bells in your future, call Lynda and Janette. No wedding party is too big or too small.

  • Country Ala Mode Gifts and Collectibles, located at 301 Main St. in Aurora. Contact me at 319-634-3822 or e-mail me at It's one of the largest Boyd's Bear dealers in N.E. Iowa. A gold dealer for resin and porcelain dolls and a platinum dealer for plush. "A place you won't mind being in a room full of bears." We carry manual woodworkers, locally made candles, and a wide variety of flower arrangements.

  • Rick's Restaurant & Lounge located at 320 Ê Main St. features Friday night "Fish Frys" Also serving shrimp or a combination plates. Rick has a party room available for your holiday gathering.