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Victorian Stroll

Take a step back in time with this year's Victorian Stroll event list.

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Breakfast with Santa at Family Life Center
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
Children's Breakfast with Santa hosted by the RSVP at the Family Life Center


O & G Gauge Trains
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
View O & G Gauge Trains at 1st Iowa State Bank


Shoppes of Victorian Albia and Festival of Trees
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Shoppes of the Victorian Ablia open, Festival of Trees, Remembrance Tree Ribbons, and Silent Auction at Albia Chamber Main Street.


Children's Movie
11:00 a.m.
View the FREE kids movie at the King Opera House


Afternoon Tea at the Albia Tea Parlor - SOLD OUT
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
This social event of the season will include live music by Harpist Rachel Greene, a review of tea and etiquette with dainty sandwiches, savories, and sweets. Rachel Greene, harpist will provide lively background music during the tea. Victorian costumes are welcome, but not required. 

Reservations are required for this event. Limited tickets are available, purchase yours today for $25 per person!


Train Rescue Puppet Show
4:00 p.m.
Shelly's Train Rescue Puppet Show by Eulenspiegal Puppets at King Opera House. This show tells the story of the Iowa youth who, in 1881, lived the train from plunging to a watery death. Performed by puppeteer Stephanie Vallez, this exciting tale unfolds in the pages of two pop-up books peopled with paper puppets, masks, rod marionettes, and fun, low-tech special effects.


Mini-Christmas trees, Baked Goods, and American Legion Meal
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Showcase of Grant School mini-Christmas trees at Monroe County Historical Museum.
Baked goods and beverages at Leisure Lounge
American Legion Meal and Heart of Iowa Cloggers


Victorian Pictures
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Victorian pictures by Michele White Fotographie at Gate Church


Dinner and Lazer Light Show
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Join us for dinner and to view the Lazer light show at First Christian Church


Lighting of Rudolph's Nose
5:00 p.m.
Come enjoy the lighting of Rudolph's nose at Santa's House


Evening Events
The following events will be going on during 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Luminaries light your way as you stroll the square to view LIVE Christmas Card Scenes in over 30 storefronts
  • FREE roasted chestnuts
  • Mitchell's Kettle Corn
  • Horse-drawn carriage rides to view 30 beautifully lit buildings around the square listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Civil War Encampment presented by 1861 to 1865 Civil War Reenactments, 3rd Iowa, Company C, Light Artillery
  • Authentic Blacksmith Steve O'Grady demonstrates hot and cold forging on an anvil
  • Hospitality Centers with beverages, homemade cookies, and live music at the Courthouse, 1st Iowa State Bank, and Peoples State Bank

King Opera House Movie
7:00 p.m.
Join us at the King Opera House for a movie showing.

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Ticketing Options

Afternoon Tea at the Albia Tea Parlor - SOLD OUT
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Reservations are required for this event. Limited tickets are available, purchase yours today for $25 per person!

Additional Details

The Night before the Stroll will be held on December 1st. View more information about the event and purchase tickets today.

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