Weekend in Winterset, November 7-10, 2019

This Weekend

Enjoy special goodies and samples while being among the first to shop this year’s holiday decor and gifts this weekend at Pine Creek Ltd. They are hosting their annual Holiday Open House starting today through Sunday. Visit the Pine Creek Ltd. Facebook page for photo albums of merchandise, and read the gleaming reviews from happy, satisfied customers!

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

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 at the door. Performances are held in Henry C Miller Auditorium at Winterset High School.

Veterans Breakfast

Saturday • 11/9 • 7:00 – 11:00am
Winterset American Legion Hall

Join the Winterset American Legion on Saturday morning for a Veterans Breakfast! The event will be held at the American Legion Hall, located at 223 N.1st Ave. in Winterset. Enjoy sausage gravy and biscuits, plus eggs and drinks, and don’t forget to bring something home from the Auxiliary Bake Sale! Tickets to the event are $5 for adults, and $3 for children 10 and under.

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.


Photography Exhibit & ‘Meet the Artist Events’

Saturday • 11/9 • Noon – 5:00pm
Sunday • 11/10 • 11:00am – 2:00pm


The Winterset Art Center is presenting a new art gallery exhibition that opens this Saturday and will be on display through December 20th, featuring nature and landscape photography by Madison County resident, Tom Moss.

Moss recently won first place judges’ honors in both Professional Photography and People’s Choice categories during the Covered Bridge Festival Photography Competition. He also won a Blue Ribbon in the Madison County Farm Bureau and Soil and Water District Conservation Photo Contest.

“Meet the Artist” events at the Winterset Art Center will be hosted Saturday, November 9, from Noon to 5:00 pm, Sunday, November 10, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, and again Wednesday, November 20, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Client and Friends Appreciation Party

Saturday • 11/9 • 6:00 – 11:00pm
Homefront Real Estate | Lakeview Country Club

You’re invited to join the team from Homefront Real Estate this Saturday for the 7th Annual Client and Friends Appreciation Party! Celebrate with food, drinks, and live music from “Crosswind” at Lakeview Country Club, 3724 Lakeview Lane, from 6:00 to 11:00 pm!


Saturday • 11/9 • 7:00 – 9:00pm
St. Joseph Catholic Church

The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring an evening of BINGO at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The progressive jackpot is up to $500, packets are $20 for 20 games, daubers $2 and hot dogs, popcorn, candy and concessions will be available. What more could you ask for? All proceeds will benefit the Quilts of Valor.

Sunday Wine Down featuring Bob Pace

Sunday • 11/10 • 2:00 – 4:00pm
Covered Bridges Winery

There is no cover charge for Sunday Wine Down—a relaxed Sunday afternoon music experience. If you enjoy the music, tip the musicians. Meat, cheese, and cracker plates, plus pub mix and chocolate plates will be available for purchase to enjoy with your wine.

Coming Soon

FREE Lunch for Veterans

Monday • 11/11 • 11:00am – 2:00pm
Easton’s Food Truck

Charlotte’s Web

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



Tickets are selling fast for The Winterset Stage’s production of the beloved story of Charlotte’s Web. Friday evening and Sunday afternoon performances have already sold out, but the folks at The Winterset Stage have added an extra performance for Saturday afternoon at 2:00pm. Thanks to the generosity of the Winterset Optimist and Rotary Clubs, tickets for children are only $5 for this matinee performance so pack up the kids and a few of their friends, and head out to see Wilbur, Charlotte, and all of their friends.

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.)

Optimist Turkey Dinner

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

Holiday Hop

Saturday • 11/23 • 8:30am – 1:30pm
Winterset Churches & Winterset Art Center

Crafts, decorations and homemade goodies will be ALL OVER Winterset on Saturday, November 23rd. Breakfast, lunch & lots of baked goods will be available so, it will literally be impossible to finish this trek hungry! As you eat your way around town, stop by every location, fill up your punchcard, drop it off at St. Paul Lutheran before 1:30 pm and you will be entered in a drawing to receive a $35 gift card.

Lions Club Soup Supper

Monday • 11/25 • 5:00 – 7:00pm
New Bridge Church

Sponsor some SNOW PANTS

Going on NOW


The CRISP staff have found a deal on snow pants for $16.99 and would like to purchase a few in those ‘hard to find’ sizes. If you’d like to help them purchase a few by donating some dollars to their effort, checks can be mailed to CRISP at 210 W. Green Street, Winterset.

And Finally …

Happy Veterans Day to those veterans in our community and their families. We owe you our thanks, but more than that, we owe you our freedom.

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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