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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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Apr
19
Thu
Make Downtown Mason City Sparkle @ Downtown Mason City
Apr 19 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Main Street Mason City has partnered with the Earth Day Committee for downtown litter clean up. People of all ages are invited to participate. Bags and rubber gloves are available at the Volunteer Coordinator’s office in City Hall. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own heavy-duty work gloves and wear appropriate clothing. Help make downtown sparkle by cleaning up around Downtown businesses anytime between April 16-April 30.  To participate & for more information contact Drew, dverstegen@masoncity.net

Exhibit: Art of the 1940’s @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery)
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Viewers will be treated to forty artworks, from the Museum’s Permanent Collection, which were all created in the 1940s.

Open during all normal operation hours of the Museum.

Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Green Expo @ Surf Ballroom
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The regional Green Expo and Clear Lake Earth Day is a fun way to celebrate the arrival of Spring! Sample fresh local food, get started with your garden, learn about outdoor fun, how to cut your fuel bill or starting a career in wind turbine technology. Exhibitors include everything from landscapers, spa professionals, local food organizers, outdoor adventures, health consultants, artist, energy consultants, students and much more. Numerous local businesses will showcase their green products and representatives from local and statewide non-profits will be available. A complete list of vendors and other information is available on the website.

Scratch Art (adult/teen class) @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Apr 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Explore the medium of scratch art on clay board. Learn to draw and shade in reverse with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.

Broadway Musical “Peter and the Starcatcher” @ Stebens Children Theatre
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm

Join us in a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. This Tony Award-winning prequel of Peter Pan tells the story of how Peter got his name, how Neverland came to be and how Hook got his hook. And it couldn’t be any funnier.

Purchase tickets at Stebens Children’s Theatre weekdays 1pm-5pm or call to pay with Master Card or Visa

Live Music: Kelly Zullo @ Fat Hill Brewing
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kelly Zullo is a one-women band and acoustic guitar master based in Ohio. Those in the know call her a “musician’s musician”. Incorporating machine-gun acoustic guitar skills, live drumming and simultaneous ‘foot pedal bass’ Kelly takes the art of singer-songwriter to a new level.

Quodlibet @ NIACC Auditorium
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm

Annual variety show presented by the North Iowa Area Community College Choir and NIACC Singers; showcasing quality choirs, couples, quartets, and quintets crafting compositions that are quick, colorful, cunning, crafty and sometimes even a little quirky.

Apr
20
Fri
Make Downtown Mason City Sparkle @ Downtown Mason City
Apr 20 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Main Street Mason City has partnered with the Earth Day Committee for downtown litter clean up. People of all ages are invited to participate. Bags and rubber gloves are available at the Volunteer Coordinator’s office in City Hall. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own heavy-duty work gloves and wear appropriate clothing. Help make downtown sparkle by cleaning up around Downtown businesses anytime between April 16-April 30.  To participate & for more information contact Drew, dverstegen@masoncity.net

Exhibit: Art of the 1940’s @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum (Kinney-Lindstrom Gallery)
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Viewers will be treated to forty artworks, from the Museum’s Permanent Collection, which were all created in the 1940s.

Open during all normal operation hours of the Museum.

Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Fantastic Fridays Roller Skating @ Roller City
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Kick off the weekend with roller skating! Check Roller City’s Facebook page for weekly themes and events!