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Member Spotlight: Woodin Wheel Antiques

This year’s quilt for the Annual Quilt Raffle is now on display in the Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce office. It is titled “Starry Patch” and  comes from the Woodin Wheel Antique shop, 515 B Avenue. Woodin Wheel co-owner Katie Karnes said the locally made quilt...

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2019 Quilt Raffle is on!

This beautiful quilt is now up for raffle! Stop by the Chamber Visitor’s Center to get your name in the drawing. #KalonaIA #Quilts Tickets are 1 for $2.00 or 3 for $5.00. The drawing will take place in October 2019 at the Chamber's Annual Banquet. Come see the quilt...

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Welcome to 2019… and the new Chamber Website!

Happy new year! We've been hard at work last year creating a new, user-friendly and intuitive website. And you've probably already seen some of the site if you're reading this! There are a few new features to note. Sign up forms for our email list, from which we send...

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Announcing the Ugly Sweater and Window Display awards!

The 2018 Christmas in Kalona kicked off two new competitions in Kalona, the Ugly Sweater Contest and the Window Decorating Contest (but not the ugliest!). We had excellent participation across town with over 15 windows decorated in holiday spirit. 1st Place: Timeless...

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The Eatery now offering Triple Cheese Paninis

Check out The General's Store newest creation... triple cheese paninis! See the full menu online. The Eatery is located at 121 5th Street inside the Kalona General Store. Be sure to try their daily breakfast specials, too! The cafe opened in March of 2018.

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Another successful year for the Kalona Fall Festival

This year the festival celebrated Kalona's history. Prairie to prosperity through old world demonstrations of rug weaving, spinning, quilting, broom making corn grinding copper kettle apple butter. Entertainment, talent contest, and special features like the U of I...

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We’re hiring!

UPDATE: This position has been filled. The Chamber is no longer hiring. The Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Director to provide services for 100 area businesses, manage employees and volunteers and organize the events of Kalona. 30 hours per week and...

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