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Events
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EVENTS & DON’T-MISS EXPERIENCES

Year-round fun, arts and culture, fresh air, unique festivals, exhibits, theatre, concerts and more await in Mason City, Iowa!
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Jan
20
Wed
Exhibit: Grant Wood: Nineteen Lithographs @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

In 2019 the Museum was fortunate to have been gifted a Grant Wood lithograph by Dr. Robert and Bonnie McCoy.  This lithograph, Midnight Alarm, completes the set of nineteen lithographic prints made by Iowa artist Grant Wood during his artistic career.  Wood was born in Anamosa, Iowa, in 1891 and spent much of his working life in Cedar Rapids.  His final paintings were completed from his studio in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his death in 1942.

The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s collection of Grant Wood lithographic prints will be on display in the Museum’s Center Space Gallery until Saturday, February 6, 2021.  Please register to visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macnider-museum-visit-registration-108489354580

Jan
21
Thu
Exhibit: Grant Wood: Nineteen Lithographs @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am

In 2019 the Museum was fortunate to have been gifted a Grant Wood lithograph by Dr. Robert and Bonnie McCoy.  This lithograph, Midnight Alarm, completes the set of nineteen lithographic prints made by Iowa artist Grant Wood during his artistic career.  Wood was born in Anamosa, Iowa, in 1891 and spent much of his working life in Cedar Rapids.  His final paintings were completed from his studio in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his death in 1942.

The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s collection of Grant Wood lithographic prints will be on display in the Museum’s Center Space Gallery until Saturday, February 6, 2021.  Please register to visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macnider-museum-visit-registration-108489354580

Online Kids’ Club @ Charles MacNider YouTube Channel
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm

Registration for Kid’s Club kits is free, but required! Register online starting the 1st of the month https://www.eventbrite.com/e/129046291933 or calling 641-421-3666. Remember, there are only 30 kits available! KITS ARE FOR CHILDREN AGES 5-12.

You can start registering by phone for Kids’ Club kits on Jan. 2. Kits will be available for pickup from Jan. 20 at 10am – Jan. 23 at 5pm. This is pick up only, no kits will be shipped. Starting Jan. 26 remaining kits will go to those on the waitlist. The theme for this event will be ‘For the Birds.’ Tutorials begin at 6:30pm.  www.macniderart.org

Wolfdog Comedy Open Mic @ Lorados
Jan 21 @ 9:00 pm

We’re back for the first time in 2021. Free live comedy with an open stage to anyone and 2 for 1 tap beer and well drinks. Performance begins at 9pm.   https://www.facebook.com/events/782462792343620

Jan
22
Fri
Exhibit: Area Show: 47 @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am

Area Show: 47 is an exhibit of area artists, above high school age, residing within 100 miles of Mason City.   Area Show: 47 will be on display through Friday, April 7. Admission is free.  The exhibit is available for touring during regular museum hours.   http://macniderart.org/.  Pre-register for admittance.

Exhibit: Grant Wood: Nineteen Lithographs @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am

In 2019 the Museum was fortunate to have been gifted a Grant Wood lithograph by Dr. Robert and Bonnie McCoy.  This lithograph, Midnight Alarm, completes the set of nineteen lithographic prints made by Iowa artist Grant Wood during his artistic career.  Wood was born in Anamosa, Iowa, in 1891 and spent much of his working life in Cedar Rapids.  His final paintings were completed from his studio in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his death in 1942.

The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s collection of Grant Wood lithographic prints will be on display in the Museum’s Center Space Gallery until Saturday, February 6, 2021.  Please register to visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macnider-museum-visit-registration-108489354580

North Iowa Bulls Hockey vs. Alexandria Blizzard @ Mason City Arena
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm

Cheer on the North Iowa Bulls! Start time: 7:30pm. Admission: Top Shelf Seats $15; adults $12; children under 16 $6; seniors 65+ /military $10. Tickets available at the door or online at https://www.northiowabulls.com/tickets

Jan
23
Sat
Exhibit: Area Show: 47 @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am

Area Show: 47 is an exhibit of area artists, above high school age, residing within 100 miles of Mason City.   Area Show: 47 will be on display through Friday, April 7. Admission is free.  The exhibit is available for touring during regular museum hours.   http://macniderart.org/.  Pre-register for admittance.

Exhibit: Grant Wood: Nineteen Lithographs @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am

In 2019 the Museum was fortunate to have been gifted a Grant Wood lithograph by Dr. Robert and Bonnie McCoy.  This lithograph, Midnight Alarm, completes the set of nineteen lithographic prints made by Iowa artist Grant Wood during his artistic career.  Wood was born in Anamosa, Iowa, in 1891 and spent much of his working life in Cedar Rapids.  His final paintings were completed from his studio in Clear Lake, Iowa, before his death in 1942.

The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s collection of Grant Wood lithographic prints will be on display in the Museum’s Center Space Gallery until Saturday, February 6, 2021.  Please register to visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macnider-museum-visit-registration-108489354580

Cabin Fever Series: Snowman Craft @ YMCA
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm

The snowman craft will be fun for the whole family! We will provide everything you need as you make your creation. The first two snowmen are free for members and $15 for non-members, each additional snowman is $5.  You can either register at the front desk or on our website!  Tickets available at http://www.masoncityymca.org.  Event time: 1pm – 4pm.  https://www.facebook.com/events/819172318863846