Weekend in Winterset, October 31 – November 3, 2019


Halloween Trick or Treat

Thursday • October 31
3:30 – 5:00 pm Around the square
4:00 – 6:00 pm Winterset Care Center North
5:00 – 7:00 pm City of Winterset
5:00 – 7:00 pm Azria (formerly West Bridge)

This Weekend

Annual Harvest Hamball Dinner

Saturday • 11/2 • 4:30 – 7:30pm
St. Paul Lutheran Church

This is the weekend for homemade dinners and supporting local churches. The lutherans at St. Paul will be serving their annual dinner of hamballs, cheesy potatoes, green beans and HOMEMADE applesauce plus pies, cookies and assorted goodies. Adult meals are $12, children ages 5-10 are $6, 4 and under are FREE.

Benefit Dinner & Auction

Saturday • 11/2 • 6:00 – 9:00pm
Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph Catholic Church

The St. Joseph Knights of Columbus will be serving pork loin sandwiches, chips, brownie, and drinks for a free will offering before the live and silent auction this Saturday. Everyone is invited.

NOW Playing at the Iowa Theater

Maleficent travels to a grand old castle to celebrate young Aurora’s upcoming wedding to Prince Phillip. While there, she meets Aurora’s future mother-in-law—a conniving queen who hatches a devious plot to destroy the land’s fairies. Hoping to stop her, Maleficent joins forces with a seasoned warrior and a group of outcasts to battle the queen and her powerful army. PG, 1hr, 58min

Coming Soon

Healthy & Homemade: Slow Cooker Meals

Wednesday • 11/6 • Noon
Winterset Public Library with Wellness Wednesdays in Winterset

Explore the benefits of using the slow cooker, food safety tips, and meal ideas with Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Health Mary Krisko. Mary will focus on strategies for using your time, resources, and skills wisely to save money and prepare nutritious and safe foods. The class will include food samples, recipes, menus, shopping lists, and apps to take home. Register online through the Winterset Public Library or call them at 515-462-1731 to reserve your spot. As of Thursday morning, there were only six spots remaining to don’t wait too long.

Matilda, the Musical

Friday • 11/8 • 7:00pm
Saturday • 11/9 • 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Winterset High School Drama & Music Departments

Husky Drama and the WHS Music Department proudly present Roald Dahl’s Matilda, the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. General Admission tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults and are available in advance or at the door. Premium (reserved) seating is available for a $7 and $9 per ticket. Contact Jon Barrett for advanced ticket purchases: jbarrett@winterset.k12.ia.us. Performances are held in Henry C Miller Auditorium at Winterset High School.

A Guide through Watercolor

Saturday • 11/9 • 10:00am
Winterset Art Center

Be inspired to create with Sara Reed this, the second session of the Guided Watercolor Workshop. No experience is necessary and all ideas, materials, and supplies are included. The cost is $20 per session for WAC Members and $23 per sessions for non-members. This workshop is recommended for ages 14 and up. Register online with the Winterset Art Center to attend.

Charlotte’s Web

November 14-17
The Winterset Stage (at the Iowa Theater)

Pack up the whole family to go see the beloved tale of Charlotte’s Web produced by the Winterset Stage November 14th – 17th.

​The Children’s Literature Association named this “the best American children’s book of the past two hundred years,” and Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures this work in a thrilling and utterly practical theatrical presentation. All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.”

These performances will take place at the Iowa Theater, the home of The Winterset Stage, on 121 N John Wayne Drive. Tickets are available online through The Winterset Stage (don’t try to buy them from the Iowa Theater, they won’t be able to help you.) Be warned that tickets are selling really fast so don’t wait!

Optimist Turkey Dinner

Sunday • 11/17 • 11:00 am – 1:30pm
Winterset High School

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American State Bank
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Farm Bureau FS, Scot Clark
Groth’s Gardens & Greenhouse
Homefront Real Estate
The Iowa Theater
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John Wayne Birthplace Museum
Lowe Chiropractic Clinic
Madhaüs Gallery
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Madison County Historical Society
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