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  • Caboose Stop Hobbies

    Caboose Stop Hobbies

    301 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-277-1754 (Primary)
    319-277-5465 (Fax)
    Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

    A wide selection of trains including wholesale N, HO, S, O, and G scale trains. Featuring Lionel and MTH brands.

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  • Your Time Art Studio

    Your Time Art Studio

    4302 University Avenue , Suite H , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-269-6116
    Hours:

    Monday - Wednesday: closed
    Thursday - Friday: 7:00 - 10:00 pm
    Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00 pm and 7:00 - 10:00 pm
    Sunday: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

    Your Time Art Studio is the perfect location to entertain your creativity in a unique environment with old friends and new acquaintances. Offerings include events such as bridal parties to youth events. Each painting or mixed media event provides ample time to complete the project. No experience necessary! Select one of our public events or schedule a private event.

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  • Crazy to Quilt

    Crazy to Quilt

    707 West 1st Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-277-1360
    Hours:

    Monday - Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Thursday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Friday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

    Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

    We understand your need to quilt and create with needle and thread; we're quilters too!
    We pride ourselves in bringing you the best, the latest, and the greatest in everything QUILTING!

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  • Earl May Garden Center

    Earl May Garden Center

    2501 Melrose Drive , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-277-2021
    Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Saturday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 

    Earl May offers fall, winter and spring classes. Holiday Swags & Wreaths, Winter Containers, Pot Decorating, Fairy & Miniature Gardening and Seed Starting are just a few examples. Call Earl May to reserve a seat!  

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  • Hatchlings & Hens

    Hatchlings & Hens

    109 Main Street , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-610-3223
    Hours:

    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm  
    Sunday: Closed 

    Create in their Make-and-Take Craft Studio or shop for children's furniture, children's clothing and women's jewelry. Don't forget to inquire about private parties and events in their studio! 

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  • Hearst Center for the Arts

    Hearst Center for the Arts

    304 W. Seerley Boulevard , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-273-8641
    Hours:

    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Wednesday & Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Starting Jan 3, 2017, the Hearst Center will open at 10:00 am Tuesday - Friday

    Ther Hearst Center for the Arts is home to two galleries, three classrooms, a gift shop and a sculpture garden. Viewing the exhibitions is free and classes for adults and children are offered regularly. More than two million visitors have walked through the doors of the Hearst Center for the Arts since they opened in 1989.

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  • Hobby Lobby

    Hobby Lobby

    Brandilynn Blvd. , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-235-7677
    Hours:

    Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm 
    Sunday: closed

    Chain carrying a variety of arts & crafts materials, plus party supplies, fabric & home-decor items.

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  • Lulijune's Quilt Shop

    Lulijune's Quilt Shop

    14303 University Ave. , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-961-0705
    Hours:

    Monday & Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

    Established in 2002, Lulijune's is the go-to place for quality 100% cotton reproduction fabrics from the Civil War era and the 1930's. Books, patterns, and small gifts. 40% off Bargain Bin! Weekly specials! 

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  • Michaels

    Michaels

    420 Viking Plaza Drive , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-242-5351
    Hours:

    Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am-  9:00 pm
    Sunday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Arts and craft supplies, framing material, scrapbook supplies, yarn & needlecraft material and more!

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  • Three Pines Farm

    Three Pines Farm

    9611 Wagner Road , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-404-2942
    Hours:

    Hours vary based on class offerings.

    Three Pines Farm is a fifth-generation family farm, rich with history and beauty, nestled in the heart of the Cedar Valley of Iowa.

    Three Pines Farm offers hands-on workshops and retreats on traditional crafts, cooking, and fine arts in a beautiful studio space, surrounded by scenic countryside views and a precious farm family of baby goats and chickens. 

    Looking for a fun activity or team building event? Three Pines Farm has private cooking and crafting event options. Or, simply enjoy gathering in their barn studio for your next business retreat, or special family occasion.  

    Coming in summer 2020, rentals in their historic big red barn (their vintage barn studio is currently open for smaller group rentals)! 

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  • Cedar Valley Makers

    Cedar Valley Makers

    Techworks Campus; Tech 1 Building, 3rd Floor , 360 Westfield Avenue , Waterloo, IA 50701
    319-427-2030

    The Cedar Valley Makers are caretakers of the Cedar Valley's only fully equipped industrial makerspace. Whether you're looking for equipment, workshops or simply a community of like-minded people, find out what tools and equipment we have to build your next project.

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  • Hobby Lobby - Waterloo

    Hobby Lobby - Waterloo

    2711 Crossroads Blvd , Waterloo, IA 50702
    319-233-3023
    Hours:

    Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sunday: closed

    Chain carrying a variety of arts & crafts materials, plus party supplies, fabric & home-decor items.

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  • Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts

    Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts

    1407 Flammang Drive , Waterloo, IA 50702
    319-232-1230
    Hours:

    Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Chain providing a wide range of fabrics, sewing and arts & crafts supplies plus classes.

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  • The Hive

    The Hive

    Waterloo Public Library , 415 Commercial Street , Waterloo, IA 50701
    319-291-4476
    Hours:

    Monday & Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
    Thursday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm 
    Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Sunday: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Labor Day weekend through Memorial Day weekend)

    The Hive is a DIY-space located on the Waterloo Public Library's first floor stocked with equipment and tools designed to hone skills, discover passions and inspire creativity. 

    Patrons wishing to use The Hive's equipment must be a Certified Maker and have a Waterloo Public Library card. To become "certified" and to find out more information on equipment found in The Hive, visit the Waterloo Public Library website HERE

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  • Waterloo Center for the Arts

    Waterloo Center for the Arts

    225 Commercial Street , Waterloo, IA 50701
    319-291-4490
    Hours:

    Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday: 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Monday: closed

    Gift Shop:

    Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm 

    The Center works in partnership with the community to build a stronger appreciation for the arts and to provide cultural experiences for people of all ages.  Operating under the auspices of the Waterloo Cultural and Arts Commission, the Center and its programs reflect the City of Waterloo's commitment to and support of arts and culture.

    Be sure to check their website and their Facebook page for upcoming events and available classes. Or, stop by and discover one of their unique, hands-on programs or exhibits!

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