Its FREE!!!! Bring your best bottle of wine and a gourmet picnic basked to "The Best Night of Summer" - central Iowa's professional outdoor theatre event featuring the works of Shakespeare and other classic authors. The festival and the plays are FREE! Bring picnics, blankets or lawn chairs- we provide simply outstanding, professional theatre under-the-stars complete with live music and sizzling dance! Depending on the particular night, we often have local wine tasting, locally prepared and grown foods for purchase, other art exhibits, and various young professional and VIP parties and events associated with the Festival- but we ALWAYS have one terrific night on tap! VIP private picnic tents and cabaret seating available as well. This is a memorable "slice of summer" held in gorgeous locations - complete with indoor rain locations, where you can still often spread out your picnics! DON'T THOU MISS IT- Get Thee to the Funnery!