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Calendar

Oct
15
Tue
Exhibit: New to the Collection @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am

The New to the Collection exhibition features the newest additions to the Museum’s Permanent Collection.  The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s collection of American artworks grows each year through donations, bequests, and designated monetary gifts.  New to the Collection highlights additions to the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s Permanent Collection from the past five years.  These recent acquisitions include a winter scene painted by Ann Mary “Grandma” Moses, a Native Inuit Basket, a colorful print by Jim Dine and other amazing new artworks.  Museum hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The MacNider Art Museum is free and open to the public. http://macniderart.org/

North Iowa Farmers Market @ Located at the corner of 1st NE and S. Delaware Ave
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Offering the very best of local produce, baked goods, meats, artisan products, gluten-free, goods, flowers, honey and much more. The market  runs Tuesdays and Fridays, spring thru fall.

Wright After Work, Stockman House & Historic Park Inn Comparison @ Wright on the Park
Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm

Join Wright on the Park for a Wright After Work at 5:00PM. Relax, network, enjoy light refreshments and learn. Joanne Hardinger, a docent with both the Stockman House and Historic Park Inn Hotel, will present contrast and comparison of the two Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School commissions.

Oct
16
Wed
Exhibit: New to the Collection @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am

The New to the Collection exhibition features the newest additions to the Museum’s Permanent Collection.  The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s collection of American artworks grows each year through donations, bequests, and designated monetary gifts.  New to the Collection highlights additions to the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s Permanent Collection from the past five years.  These recent acquisitions include a winter scene painted by Ann Mary “Grandma” Moses, a Native Inuit Basket, a colorful print by Jim Dine and other amazing new artworks.  Museum hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The MacNider Art Museum is free and open to the public. http://macniderart.org/

Theatre: The Legend of Sleepy Hallow @ Stebens Children’s Theatre
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm

This frightening tale is just in time for Halloween!  The priggish schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, is not your usual suitor but is making his way with the coquettish Katrina Van Tassel.  Her beau, Brom Bones, is not amused however and makes plans for his superstitious rival.  Show times: Wednesday – Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 1pm. Tickets: $11 adults, $8 youth (18 and under).  Purchase tickets at Stebens Children’s Theatre weekdays 1pm-5pm or call 641-424-9802 using Master Card or Visa. http://www.stebensct.com/

Oct
17
Thu
Exhibit: New to the Collection @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am

The New to the Collection exhibition features the newest additions to the Museum’s Permanent Collection.  The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s collection of American artworks grows each year through donations, bequests, and designated monetary gifts.  New to the Collection highlights additions to the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s Permanent Collection from the past five years.  These recent acquisitions include a winter scene painted by Ann Mary “Grandma” Moses, a Native Inuit Basket, a colorful print by Jim Dine and other amazing new artworks.  Museum hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The MacNider Art Museum is free and open to the public. http://macniderart.org/

Halloween Hike @ Lime Creek @ Lime Creek Nature Center
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm

It’s almost Halloween, and the woods at Lime Creek will come alive with all kinds of interesting creatures with environmental messages to tell. Groups will be led by a trail guide, and refreshments will follow the hike. Youngsters age 10 and under are invited to participate in a costume contest. Reservations are required.  Event time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm.  Lime Creek Nature Center members only can make reservations beginning but not before Monday, September 30, at 8 a.m. Non-members can make reservations beginning but not before Tuesday, October 1 at 8 a.m. Cost is $3.00 per person. Call 423-5309 to register.  https://www.facebook.com/events/385182642159332/

Live Music: The Common Ground Company @ Fat Hill Brewing
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Common Ground Company’s unique blend of Bluegrass, Americana, and Folk have been dazzling the Twin Cities since the fall of 2015. Led by Steph Snow’s powerful vocals and piano, Jorgen Wadkins (guitar), Pete Whitemen (bass), Zach Tauer (banjo), and Jake Rohde (mandolin) blend their acoustic instruments to create a driving, dynamic soundscape. No charge for admission, must be 21+.  http://www.fathillbrewing.com/eventsmasterlist/common

 

Theatre: The Brothers Grimm @ Mason City Community Theatre
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories ranging from classics like Snow White, Cinderella, and Hansel and Gretel to more bizarre, obscure stories like The Devil’s Grandmother and The Girl Without Hands. A wild, free-form comedy with lots of audience participation and madcap fun. Event time: 7 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday; 2 pm Sunday  Tickets: $15/adults & $10/students  https://www.mccommunitytheatre.com/

Theatre: The Legend of Sleepy Hallow @ Stebens Children’s Theatre
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm

This frightening tale is just in time for Halloween!  The priggish schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, is not your usual suitor but is making his way with the coquettish Katrina Van Tassel.  Her beau, Brom Bones, is not amused however and makes plans for his superstitious rival.  Show times: Wednesday – Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 1pm. Tickets: $11 adults, $8 youth (18 and under).  Purchase tickets at Stebens Children’s Theatre weekdays 1pm-5pm or call 641-424-9802 using Master Card or Visa. http://www.stebensct.com/