Upcoming Events

Our board and volunteers have been working to bring an exciting variety of events that you are invited to join.

The Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home.

At a Glance:

Date What (where) Time
April 30 2nd Annual Woman of Influence recognition Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Floyd County Youth Enrichment Center - Fairgrounds 2nd Annual Woman of Influence Recognition where women who have served on the Charles City Community School Board, Charles City - City Council and Floyd County Courthouse elected offices. Reservations can be made by calling Rosie Pieper at 641-330-9453 .
May 25 Book Release of National 19th Amendment Society - Continuing Carrie's Legacy Noon - 2:00
Stop out and meet the author, Wendy Johnson, and editor, Susan Jacob, plus meet leaders who have continued the legacy of Carrie, preserved Carrie's Girlhood Home and built the Interpretive Center. Join us for refreshments! Books will be available for purchase.
May 27 Band Fest Parade (Mason City ) 10:00 a.m.
National 19th Amendment Society will re-create a suffrage march for this parade - please join us! For more information, call Joy Frank at 641-330-6472.
May 28 Carrie's Girlhood Home and Interpretive Center - Opening Day for Summer 2017 Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Come out and see what is new for the summer!
July 4 Parade in Charles City
National 19th Amendment Society suffrage marchers
National 19th Amendment Society will re-create a suffrage march. Please join us as we celebrate the approaching 100th Anniversary of women's suffrage! To be a member of the march, call the Interpretive Center at 641-228-3336.
July 26 RAGBRAI visits Charles City
Support Crew for riders are being invited to stop out that morning for refreshments at Carrie's Girlhood Home and Interpretive Center
July 29-30-31 Watercolor Workshop - Click here to read brochure. 1:00-4:00 p.m.
July 29-30-31 Student scholarship applications are available.
August 2 Prairie Day Camp - grades 1 - 6, download click here 10:00 - 2:00 p.m.
A fun day-long camp for students in grades 2 through 4 where they will experience what life was like when Carrie was a young girl. Activities will include making fresh-pressed apple cider, create their own quilt square design and put it on a cloth bag, and dress up in period clothes. Lunch is provided. Reservations are requested; call 641-228-3336 to enroll.
August 17 Annual Meeting (at the Interpretive Center) 9:00 a.m.
August 19 Annual Open House 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Stop out and tour Carrie's Girlhood Home and Interpretive Center. Displays will include student essay's about Carrie, crafts created during the Prairie Day Camp, and the plaque honoring Carrie which was installed April, 2017 at the Floyd County Courthouse.
Cancelled Family Apple Picking Day Cancelled
Due to growing conditions, the apple orchard at Carrie's girlhood home produced a small number of apples this year. We regret that there will not be a Family Apple Picking Day this fall but we look forward to Fall 2018 and a bountiful harvest. Mark your calendar for Sunday, September 2, 2018!

The Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home and Museum, located near Charles City, Iowa, is available for group tours, both during regular hours and by appointment.

Email us at visit@catt.org or telephone (641) 228-3336 and leave a message to arrange an appointment for your club, organization, or class to visit the home.