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Minnesota Chapter- Traveling to St. Donatus Paint and Body Show in Iowa


Begins: May 17, 2019
Ends: May 19, 2019


St. Donatus Paint and Body Show – St.Donatus, Iowa – 2 nights….1 in Dubuque and 1 in St. Donatus, Iowa. 

 Friday May 17……We will meet 10:30 in Cannon Falls at the Best Western Saratoga Inn…. 31591 64th Ave, Cannon Falls, Mn. 55009.

It is just off 52 to the right. Exit on Co. 24 to get there.

 Then drive to Dubuque, taking 52 all the way…

We will stop in Preston for lunch at the Branding Iron.

We will stay at the Hotel Julien. Drinks and dinner at a local Italian restaurant.


Saturday May 18 …Drive to St. Donatus, see our good friends, eat, drink, look at cars,  climb the Way of the Cross ridge to the Pieta Chapel.

Dinner  and drink at Kalmes,.

Stay overnight at the Gehlen House.

Sunday May 19 ….Breakfast at Kalmes (that’s right, we eat again), say adios to our good friends, and drive back to Minnesota….. optional stop in Elkader on the way….ETA 4:30PM more or less.

You will need to make your reservation at Hotel Julien.

I can take care of the reservation at the Gehlen House. 

Space at the Gehlen House is limited, so I would need to know very soon if you will attend.

Please contact Dick Petrick at  or call him at 651-439-1831 if you plan on attending and to get more details.