Weekend in Winterset, April 18-21, 2019

Special “Easter Egg Hunt” Edition

All events will be held Saturday • April 20

10:00am • St. Charles City Park

Please remember to bring your easter basket or something to put your eggs in!  Sponsored by the St. Charles Library, Parish High School Youth Group, Development Corporation, Community Foundation

10:00am • Lorimor West Park

Toddlers through 6th grade are welcome!

10:00am • Patterson Community Building
Easter Breakfast at 8:00am

10:00am • Truro City Park

Sponsored by the Truro Fire Department

11:00am • Winterset City Park North Shelter

Sponsored by Madison County Realty, this Easter Egg hunts boasts the eggstra special guest – THE EASTER BUNNY!  For kids up to 9 years old.

1:00pm • Rose Acres, 1305 W. Jefferson
Food served at 11:30am

Sponsored by New Bridge Church

2:30pm • West Bridge Care Center & Rehab

Open to kids up to age 10, this hunt will begin promptly at 2:30pm.

This Weekend

Spring Open House at Angel Wings & CT

TODAY • 4/18 • 10:00-5:30 pm
Friday • 4/19 • 10:00-5:30 pm
Saturday • 4/20 • 10:00-5:00 pm

Visit Nicole for some refreshments and check out the latest in Spring fashion.  (Dresses are 15% off!) You can even register for a chance to win a $25 gift card.

Coming up at the Iowa Theater

From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure “Dumbo” expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children Milly (Nico Parker) and Joe (Finley Hobbins) to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant (Eva Green), until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is full of dark secrets.

Spring Open House at Pine Creek Ltd.

Friday • 4/19 • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday • 4/20 • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Enjoy samples of the gourmet food lines, register for prizes, and take advantage of shopping specials this weekend at Pine Creek o the west side of the square. You can find lots of new merchandise for 2019 as well.

Bolt for the Heart

Saturday • 4/20 • 9:00-10:30 am
Winterset City Park

The Madison County Leadership Institute: Class of 2019 is holding a 5K Run/Walk to raise funds to purchase AED’s (Automated External Defibrillator’s) for the Madison County Law Enforcement patrol cars, including the Madison County Sheriffs Department, the Winterset Police Department, and the Earlham Police Department.

AED stands for Automated External Defibrillator and is used on patients that are experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. Police are often able to arrive on the scene before an ambulance and the earlier defibrillation can be provided the better the chances of survival.

While AED’s are a critical first response item, many police department’s such as our own do not have access to them due to the cost. Our goal is to raise enough money to provide these to all of our county police force.

Peanut Butter Drive for MATURA

Month of April
Any Farmers & Merchants State Bank Location

There is still time to donate peanut butter for MATURA.  Drop off your donation at any Farmers & Merchants State Bank location this month. All donations will make their way to the food bank at MATURA.


Music at the Winery featuring James Biehn

Saturday • 4/20 • 6:30 pm
Covered Bridges Winery

Covered Bridges Winery invites you to enjoy the wonderful talent that is James Biehn this Saturday night! Listen to blues, rock and Americana; James’ style! $5.00 cover. Music from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. Rescue Burgers & Q will be serving from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Coming Soon

Open House

Thursday • 4/25 • 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Winterset Art Center, 224 S John Wayne Drive

Please join the Winterset Board of Directors for an open house as they say “Thank you” to the Greater Madison County Grant Foundation and to all the other donors who gave to the Winterset Art Center Year 60 Capital Campaign. Visit them and see the renovation progress all made possible by your generous contributions and support.

Book Look

Friday • 4/26 • 10:00 am
Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Office

Join the extension office for their monthly Extension Book Look! A special Madison County Extension Guest is invited every month to read to kids of all ages. This month is Garden Month and they will be hosting a Master Gardener to read to kids and then lead them in making dirt cups!  This event is free to attend and no pre-registration is required.

Madison County Airing of the Quilts

Saturday • 4/27 • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Multiple Locations in the Community

The Iowa Quilt Museum is gearing up for the 2nd Annual Madison County Airing of the Quilts. This community-wide event will feature quilt displays in over 15 unique locations in Winterset and Madison County including: three covered bridges, five churches, three historic homes, the Madison County Historical Complex, the Madison County Courthouse, Winterset City Park, the Winterset Public Library, Piece Works Quilts shop (upstairs), and, of course, the Iowa Quilt Museum. Some displays will require a ticket for admission. That $20 ticket can be purchased in advance through the Iowa Quilt Museum or on the day of the event at the IQM or Chamber of Commerce. The outdoor displays are free and open to the public and you all are encouraged to join in by hanging a quilt at your own home. It could be on a clothesline, a fence rail, your porch or deck or even hanging out of a window—use your imagination!

You can also support the Iowa Quilt Museum by attending the fundraising dinner and auction that evening (April 27th). The dinner will be held at the Jackson Building and tickets are $40. Social hour and silent auction will start at 5:00. Dinner will be served at 6:00 and the program and live auction will be after dinner. The program will include a short trunk show of quilts from the collection at the Grout Museum in Waterloo. Tickets for that event can be purchased at the Iowa Quilt Museum or online.

You can visit the Iowa Quilt Museum’s website to get all of the details about the multi-faceted event.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday • April 25 • 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Friends Members Preview Sale • Memberships available at the door

Friday • April 26 • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday • April 27 • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Open to the Public

Bring your donations of books, movies, music and puzzles to the library NOW!

And Finally

Madison County Conservation Board

Check out the Madison County Conservation Board’s Facebook page for their summer camp offerings.  Summer camp and playing outside in the warm summer sun sounds good to us!!

Thank you for reading The Winterset Citizen. All community announcements are provided at no charge, courtesy of the following sponsors:

American State Bank
Anchored Walls
Angel Wings & CT
Ben Franklin
Blanchard Family Dentistry
Covered Bridge Realty
Farmers & Merchants State Bank
Farm Bureau FS, Scot Clark
Homefront Real Estate
The Iowa Theater
Johnson Insurance
John Wayne Birthplace Museum
Lowe Chiropractic Clinic
Madhaüs Gallery
Madison County Health Care System
Madison County Historical Society
McGowen Hurst Clark Smith
Medicap Pharmacy
Midwest Heritage Bank
Montross Pharmacy
Pine Creek Ltd.
State Farm, Charlotte Speer
Union State Bank
Winterset Ballet & Dance Studio
Winterset Optimist Club
Winterset Parks & Recreation Department

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