Prelude to Christmas
Prelude to Christmas   Dec 6-8, 2019
Tannenbaum Forest
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 
Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2019 

Here is a tentative 2019 Tannenbaum Forest Schedule                                          please check back in November of 2019 for the official times.

Thanksgiving Weekend 
Friday, Nov 29                                          Tannebaum 11am–7pm
Santa 1pm–4pm 

Saturday, Nov 30                                      Tannenbaum 10am–7pm
Santa 11am–6pm

Sunday, Dec 1                                           Tannenbaum 11am–4pm
Santa 11am–3pm


Children's Weekend                       

Friday, Dec 13                                          Tannenbaum 11am–5pm  

Saturday, Dec 14                                        Tannenbaum 10am–7pm                            Santa 12pm–5pm                                        Reindeer 1pm-4pm 

Sunday, Dec 15                                        Tannenbaum 11am–4pm
Santa 12pm–3pm

Prelude Weekend                           

Friday, Dec 6                                            Tannenbaum 10am-8pm                               Santa 4pm–8pm  

Saturday, Dec 7                                           Tannenbaum 10am–8pm
Santa 2pm–8pm

Sunday, Dec 8                                           
Tannenbaum 11am–5pm
Santa 12pm–3pm


Final Weekend  

Friday, Dec 20
Tannenbaum 11am-5pm                   

Saturday, Dec 21                                         Tannenbaum 10am–7pm                             Santa 12pm–3pm 

Sunday, Dec 22                                          Tannenbaum 11am–4pm
Santa 12pm–3pm



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2018 Proceeds benefiting the UNIVERSITY OF IOWA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL!

Additional Weekday Hours Available by Appointment.
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Silent Charity Auction in Forest

Tannenbaum Forest
St. Nick’s Café
LIVE Reindeer on Dec 8th

Theatre Productions                            The Old Creamery Theatre


Enjoy Live Entertainment in the Barn 

Eastern Iowa Brass Band Quintet         

Seasonal Events                              Amana Church Cookie Walk             Amana Church Guild Bazaar

Amana Heritage Museum                        A Century of Toys and Dolls at Christmastime 




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KGAN Casey's General Store South Slope Whirpool
OnMedia US Bank

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