Open Houses

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Save The Date!

Gather your friends and family and head to Dirt Road Candle Co. for a one-of-a-kind small business shopping experience!

Fall Open House

Friday August 4th 12pm-8pm
Saturday, August 5th 9am-3pm
67242 610th Street Lewis, IA 51544

  • 67242 610th St. Lewis, IA 51544
  • We will have lots of signs on the major roads to point you in the right direction, but your GPS will bring you right here!
  • We are located on a gravel road, so don’t waste time getting a car wash before you come. You can thank me later for that!
  • We will be open Friday August 4th from 12 pm – 8 pm and Saturday August 5th from 9 am – 3 pm..
  • Parking will be across the road from the open house. We will have signs to help guide you!
  • We ask that you park so that everyone can join in the fun. Also, please don’t drive on our crops…that’s our cows feed for the winter!
  • Please make sure you look both ways when crossing the road to get to the fun, as it is a busy road.
  • If you don’t feel like walking, there will be a golf cart giving rides to and from. If you are handicapped, please let us know when you get here. We have parking available to you right in front of the shop.
  • It will likely be hot and you will want to explore, so dress comfortably! Also highly suggested is comfortable footwear, too!
  • We will have bathrooms available on site.
  • Money, honey!!! Our shop will be not only filled with all the smell goods, but some of our favorite things from our favorite makers! We accept cash, local checks, and credit cards.
  • An appetite! Enjoy a selection of food trucks while you’re here (acai bowls, wood fired pizza, ice cream, coffee and more will all be on site!)
  • An adventurous attitude! Bring sunscreen, water bottles, whatever you need and make a day of it! We are excited to host you on our century farm.
  • A pinch of patience, please! We sometimes get a little overwhelmed with how many of you come to our farm to shop. We will have two checkout counters to help alleviate long checkout lines, but please be patient, as there will be many people who want to checkout, too!
  • Pack light! You won’t want to be lugging around a lot of stuff with you.
  • Nothing too precious! We are not responsible for what you choose to leave in your car.
  • Our warehouse will be transformed into a storefront for your shopping pleasure! We will have our fall + brand new signature collections available for you to sniff and purchase before they are available online. We will also have so many other goodies from other local small businesses as well!
  • Want to grab a drink and enjoy rural life? Perfect. We’ve got the yard games to help you enjoy the day outside, or keep your kids entertained while you shop!
  • Did it even happen if you don’t post a photo on Instagram?! We’ll have a fun space for the perfect photo op with you and your crew!
  • Exira Flower Supply will be joining us with her farm fresh flower bouquets for sale as well as Neighborhood Bakehouse with bread and cookies!
  • Want to meet our cows? We will take you on a tour to our cow pasture to feed them some corn and get cow kisses! The tours will start on Friday August 4th at 6 pm, and Saturday August 5th at 10 am.
  • Cow tours take about an hour, so plan accordingly!
  • Bring your burning questions! We are happy to answer any questions you have about our farm or cows!
  • Tours are free and are first come, first serve.
  • Bring your kids…they will love it!

Yours truly, my girl gang who worked so hard all summer to help me pull this event off, my family, our cow cuties, my amazing friends who volunteered to help, and lots of shoppers from near and far! We can’t wait to meet you or see you again!!! Seriously! It’s the highlight of our year to host you!

  • We want you to enjoy our farm while you’re here to the utmost! With that being said, there are lots of places that are unsafe to enter on a working farm. Please do not enter areas that are gated off, any barns or sheds with closed doors, and please don’t climb over or open any gates. Let’s keep you, our animals and land safe and healthy!
  • Please do not enter our home (thank you!!)
  • We will have a photographer making the rounds during the open shop. If you do not want to be photographed, please let her know and she will be more than happy to keep you out of the shot!
  • Questions before the event? You can email Michelle.
  • Questions when you’re on site? Look for anyone wearing a black Dirt Road Candle Crew shirt and they’ll help you out!