It’s a Road Rally Scavenger Hunt 3-day Weekend in Pott. Co.! You heard me right! The big family functions might be called off but WIDA won’t let you down! We have just the thing for your Martin Luther King weekend! You can fill your time seeing the most amazing and biggest county in Iowa!
If you are like the rest of the world, you are happy to see 2020 gone and hoping to make 2021 a little brighter! At WIDA, we want to make sure you have a little good luck on your side rolling into the next 12 months! So this is our road rally good luck tour! Each spot has some tie to luck, happiness, and fortitude which we all need in 2021!
So get your sleuth hats on and prepare for your trek! One winner (family, couple, individual) will be chosen to receive a Pottawattamie County Park pass, a gift card to Gress Locker, and a gift basket with local goodies!
All you have to do is follow the clues, take photos in each location, and post to Facebook or Instagram by midnight on January 21st with the hashtag #WIDAPottCoRoadRally21!
Here are your not-so-subtle hints to help you on your trail!
Stop 1 -
In ‘Donia, they say “come on over”
If good luck is what you seek
Just find that 4-leaf clover
Welcoming you to their Main Street.
Stop 2 -
Perhaps 2020 was a blessing in disguise
Yet, let this Carson theater speak
To all that the name implies
For all to have a lucky streak
Stop 3 -
You’ll find this landmark
In Treynor’s city park
A symbol of pioneer’s brilliance
And a sign of 2021 resilience!
Stop 4 -
Some may say 2020 flew
And some called it a giant pain
Either way, it’s “time” to start a-new
So “Clock” your miles to McClelland’s Main
Stop 5 -
When on this trek you embark
To find that better “path” you’ve sought
Find yourself that Underwood park
Which hints to a fresh, new starting spot
Stop 6 -
In Crescent, it is there for you to see
Just rub the sign and say your prayers
At the Shiny and Newest local DG
In hopes that ’21 does not compare!
Stop 7 -
In Minden, you can create a turn of events
By engaging in legendary rumor
Standing amidst all the triangle represents
Your past, your present, and your future.
Stop 8 -
They say all great works of art
Come from the strongest at heart
So let’s all give ours a fresh new start
By embracing this Shelby Convenience Mart
Stop 9 -
For our 2021, just look a-top
This Avoca Main Stay and keep thinkin’
Journey would say “Don’t Stop…”
While Fred’s would say “Drinkin’”
Stop 10 -
The “signs” we often search
With a dove that has soared
We hunt the Walnut church
To seek hope, calm, and accord
Stop 11 -
To Hancock we shall go
You and the buffalo statue in the snow
To Native Americans, a sign of definite substance
For a chance at life in abundance!
Last Stop 12 -
It’s noticed very seldom
But when you get to Oakland
Find the Centennial welcome
For a super lucky token!
Our wish for you:
When all is said and done
may you have had a little fun
And found your sense of hope
for a peaceful, happy 2021!
We can’t wait to see your fun photos to keep those January blahs at bay!
Happy MLK Weekend!