On Oct. 16, the Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower is 52 yrs. old. To celebrate, the Tower will be open on Oct. 13 & 14 will be open from 10 – 4 with all persons 52 yrs old admitted free. Youth 18 and under are always free courtesy of Jefferson Hy-Vee. On Tuesday, Oct. 16, “Happy Birthday” will be played on the carillon right after each hour to celebrate.
The Mahanay Bell Tower will be open weekends in October from 10 -4 and is the perfect place to view the beautiful fall colors of rural Iowa from the 120 ft. Paul Nally Observation Deck accessed by elevator. The bells play the Westminster Chimes each quarter hour and 3 songs after each hour.