The Ackley Heritage Center will host its annual Specken Dicken meal on New Year's Day - Jan. 1, 2020. Serving is from 9 a.m. to noon at the Ackley Civic Center (640 Main St.). The cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children, and free for children under 5.

Specken dicken is a very filling pancake made with rye graham and whole wheat flour and flavored with anise. The traditional German food is smothered with bacon and sausage and served with maple syrup. Plain pancakes will also be available for those with less adventurous taste buds.

Read more about the meal and its history here.


  • Occurred Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Ackley Civic Center

640 Main St.
Ackley, IA 50601

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