1:00 PM13:00

An Afternoon with Frank Lloyd Wright

An Afternoon with Frank Lloyd Wright symposium. Presentations include:

Child of the Sun, Great American Campus - Mark Tlachac, retired director of the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor's Center, Florida Southern College, Lakeland Florida.

Frank Lloyd Wright and Kenneth Laurent:  One man's vision to better another man's life. - Jerry Heinzroth, president, Laurent House Foundation, Rockford, Illinois. 

$10 donation. Purchase tickets online by clicking here.
Call 319-934-3572 or email cedar_rock@dnr.iowa.gov for event details.

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7:00 PM19:00

Strawberry Moon Fundraiser

Friends of Cedar Rock host the annual Strawberry Moon event to raise funds to support the preservation of Cedar Rock.  Attendees can experience Cedar Rock as if they were guests of Lowell and Agnes, while they enjoy refreshments around the council fire, under the glow of June’s full moon.  

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10:00 AM10:00

Cedar Rock Opens for the season on May 25

The Walter Residence at Cedar Rock opens for the season. Experience Frank Lloyd Wright by touring one of the best examples of his Usonian style. Cedar Rock is one of just 19 signature properties designed by Wright, and the only signature property in Iowa.  

Open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through October.

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6:00 PM18:00

Beaux Arts Ball

Come join AIA South East Iowa for a festive night to benefit three arts organizations from our community:  Arts Iowa City, Eastern Iowa Arts Academy and Friends of Cedar Rock. The night will include appetizers/beverages, a silent auction, live music, dancing, prizes and more.  Tickets are $15 at the door or table of 8 for $150.


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10:00 AM10:00

Cedar Rock Goes to the Dogs


“Eddie's House” was the only doghouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It was designed for the Berger family of San Anselmo, California, and intended to be used by their dog Eddie.  A replica of the Eddie’s House tours the country, and will be on display at Cedar Rock this summer.

In honor of this visit, Friends of Cedar Rock and  Buchanan County Animal Shelter invite you and your furry friends to join us for this unique new fundraiser for the Buchanan County Animal Shelter.

Activities include: 

  • Pictures with Eddie's House

  • Home Grooming Tips

  • Service Dog Presentations

  • Dog Rally Demonstration and Participation

  • Pawprint Stepping Stones

  • Toy Making

  • Tours of the Walter House

A lunch vendor will also be available on site providing refreshments for purchase. 

$20 individual donation, $30 family donation.  All proceeds from the event benefit the Buchanan County Animal Shelter and Friends of Cedar Rock.

To purchase tickets in advance, click here.

For details call 319-934-3572 or email cedar_rock@dnr.iowa.gov

*** Please note that due to anticipated extreme heat and humidity forecast for the Cedar Rock Goes to the Dogs Event on Saturday, attendees are encouraged to use their best judgement regarding the heat and the health of their pet.  Guests are welcome to come and enjoy the day without their dogs if the heat is excessive.  


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