Learn the history of chocolate at Chocolaterie Stam, see jewelry made at Gilger Designs, tour the Gallery at the Octagon Center for the Arts, and partake in a Self-Guided Wine Tasting at Della Viti Wine Bar (1–5 p.m.).
Coffee and Carillon:
Visit Burgie’s Coffee Roasting Lab, view Christian Peterson Museum and Morrill Hall, and climb the Campanile clock tower on the ISU campus and watch the Carillon inside it being played (9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)
Butterflies and Blooms:
Partake in guided tours of Reiman Gardens, highlighting the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing, Conservatory, and Jones Rose Garden. Lunch from Hickory Park in Ames (10 a.m.–2 p.m.).