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Events

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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Oct
19
Sat
Farmers Market @ Surf Ballroom Parking Lot
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The mission of the Clear Lake Farmers Market is to offer healthy, fresh produce and handcrafted products to consumers while building community connections and supporting the local economy.

Unicorn Takeover Weekend @ Roller City
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am

Back by popular demand!  Join us for our Halloween skate, Unicorn Takeover! Wear your Halloween costume or your best unicorn gear and enjoy a night of roller skating and unicorn fun!   Event time: 10am-Noon.  Prizes for best unicorn fan and best overall costume!  https://www.facebook.com/events/410296279525013/

Harvest Tea @ The Decker House
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm

Don’t delay on making reservations for the Harvest Tea. Enjoy this classic high tea event featuring three courses sure to delight your senses. Our menu will include Earl Grey and Orange Spice Tea, Scones, lemon curd, miniature desserts and savories at this lovely event. Event time: 2:00pm.  $16.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required- 641-423-4700 http://www.thedeckerhousemc.com/specialevents.shtml

Live Music: Matt Woods @ Fat Hill Brewing
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Please join Fat Hill Brewing in the taproom for an afternoon with roots and blues musician Matt Woods. Matt is a seasoned performer who is excited to share the diversity of roots and blues (traditional delta, hill country and urban electric blues, to gospel, country and folk music) with Mason City!

D & D’s Haunted Hike @ D & D Ranch
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The D and D Ranch Haunted Hike has been handing out terrorizing fun for all ages for the past 14 years. Actors bring both classic and current horror figures to life in this award-winning Halloween attraction. The hike begins in the Halloween museum featuring classic characters throughout the years. Once you finish there, a haunted, wild west town awaits the brave. Groups will be able to guide themselves through an 1800’s haunted town and into the ranch’s Trail of Terror which takes you through the forest. The Haunted Hike is ranked in the top 10 Best Halloween Attractions in Iowa!  Be sure not to miss out on all of the fun. If you DARE, we will SCARE!  https://www.facebook.com/legacyranchCL/

Theatre: The Brothers Grimm @ Mason City Community Theatre
Oct 19 @ 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 19 @ 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/

Live Music: Sean Devine @ Mason City Brewing
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm

Livingston, MT singer-songwriter Sean Devine toured in his home state with Ward Davis twice in ’16, which led to a meeting with Cody Jinks and Josh Thompson in ’17, which led to a run of shows with Porter Union, and shows in Texas and Montana with Tom McElvain and Josh Morningstar, and a new album set for release in early ’20, produced by Josh Thompson. Sean has also opened shows for Sunny Sweeney, Whitey Morgan and The 78s, James McMurtry and many more. Event time: 8pm – 10pm.  https://www.facebook.com/pg/masoncitybrewing/events/?ref=page_internal

Live Music: Mississippi Jake @ Brix Wine & Whiskey
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm

Mississippi Jake is a working class storyteller bringing folklore from the hills of the Ozarks to the Midwestern stage. He showcases one-of-a-kind folk music with honest guitar chords and gravel in his voice.  Not the kind of folk that lulls you to sleep, the kind with teeth. Free Admission.  Event time: 8 pm  https://www.facebook.com/events/1119847198225332/

 

Oct
20
Sun
Theatre: The Legend of Sleepy Hallow @ Stebens Children’s Theatre
Oct 20 @ 1:00 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:  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/