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Celebrate National Watermelon Day with Some Muscatine Melons!

When your city is in the running for title of “Watermelon Capital of the World”, how do you spend National Watermelon Day?

Stop by the Muscatine Art Center (1314 Mulberry Ave Muscatine) on Friday Aug 3 (National Watermelon Day) from 1-2:30 p.m. to enjoy Taylor’s Market’s melons and more!

Watermelons were cultivated as early as a few million years ago and are still a summertime favorite. Muscatine is known around the United States for the quality of their melons. Stop by the Muscatine Art Center and have some delicious Muscatine watermelon and participate in a watermelon-themed craft.

Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate both Muscatine and Watermelons at the same time!


Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.

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