Weekend in Winterset • September 21

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This Weekend

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3

September 22 & September 23 • 7:00pm, September 24 • 2:00pm
The Iowa Theater

The worldwide phenomenon My Big Fat Greek Wedding is back to theaters with a brand-new adventure, as the Portokalos family travel to a family reunion in Greece for a heartwarming and hilarious trip full of love, twists and turns. Opa! PG-13, 1 hr, 32 min

Madison County Farmer’s Market

Saturday • September 23 • 8:00 – Noon
Monumental Park

Yoga at the Bridge

Saturday • September 23 • 9:00am
Cutler-Donahoe Bridge

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Evening Under the Stars

Saturday • September 23 • 5:00pm
Madison County Conservation Board, Pammel State Park

There’s still time to get tickets and spend a beautiful evening under the stars in Pammel State Park while attending this year’s Evening Under the Stars Fundraiser to benefit the Madison County Conservation Board. The fundraiser is held by MCFEE, the conservation board foundation, and all proceeds benefit Madison County Parks through habitat enhancements, environmental education, park infrastructure improvements, and more.

5:00 pm – Doors Open, Social Hour with Local Wines
6:30 pm – Catered BBQ meal by Off The Griddle & Madison County Pork Producers
7:30 pm – Live Auction

Tickets are $50/ticket or $400/table of 8. Tickets may be purchased in advance online or by calling 515-250-8274.

Madison County Fall Crawl

Sunday • September 24

Take a drive with friends or family around Madison County to see small local businesses in their rural setting. The fall crawl is a free event for the entire family, with lots of fun things to do and 50+ vendors. Pammel Park Coffee will open at 8:00am, other locations start opening at 9:00am. Get all the details and your fall crawl passport at: https://www.madisoncountyfallcrawl.com/

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Next Week

Time Traveling with Photography

Tuesday • September 26 • 6:00 – 7:00pm
Winterset Public Library

Madison County Women’s Giving Circle

Tuesday • September 26 • 6:30 – 7:30
Union State Bank Meeting Room

New members are always welcome at the Madison County Women’s Giving Circle. The meeting will start at 6:30 and last no more than an hour but you are welcome to arrive as early at 5:30 to socialize.

If you represent a non-profit organization (with 501(c)(3) or similar non-profit tax standing) plan to arrive by 6:20 to check in and be ready for being selected for presenting their idea for our checks.

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Rock of Ages

Wednesday • September 27 • 7:00pm
Way Back Wednesday at The Iowa Theater

The songs of Journey, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and other artists underscore a tale of big dreams in Hollywood. Soon after hopping off a bus from the Midwest, aspiring singer Sherrie Christian (Julianne Hough) immediately finds herself in trouble. Coming to her rescue is Drew (Diego Boneta), a bar-back at the legendary club the Bourbon Room. With stars in their eyes, the young lovers chase their dreams, but a misunderstanding involving rock god Stacee Jaxx (Tom Cruise) threatens to tear them apart. 2012, Rated PG, 2 hr, 16 min

Reading with Rover

Saturday • September 30 • 9am-Noon
Winterset Public Library

Sign your child up for a 15 minute time slot and to read to Rover at the Winterset Public Library this Saturday.

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Planning Ahead

Music Together & Youth Choirs at Madison County Music Co

Starting October 4th and 5th

Starting in October, Madison County Music Co. is offering a full line-up of classes for children from birth through 8th grade!

Music Together classes are for babies, toddlers and preschoolers with a caregiver to experience musical play, social interaction and build motor skills and language development. There are three different sessions this fall.

Four Youth Choirs are offered for young musicians in PreK through 8th grade. Kinder Choir meets on Wednesday afternoons, the others on Thursday afternoons.

Learn more about all of these offerings by clicking the links above or: www.MadisonCountyMusicCo.com

Auditions: It’s a Wonderful Life

Sunday • October 1 • 6:00pm
The Winterset Stage at the Iowa Theater

The Winterset Stage will hold auditions Sunday, October 1st, at 6:00, for It’s A Wonderful Life: A Life Radio Play. The beloved American classic will come to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast at the Iowa Theater November 30-December 2ndRoles are available for both children and adults, and any interested actors are welcome at auditions, regardless of experience. All audition materials are provided; nothing needs to be prepared in advance. Bonus…since this is a radio show lines won’t have to be memorized! Rehearsals will begin October 8 and will be 3-4 evenings per week.

Sign up at this link to let them know you’re coming: https://forms.gle/FLsSgpZSiJPswasg6

The Winterset Stage is also announcing a new scholarship program, funded by private donations and proceeds from their “Night of Vaudeville” variety show earlier this year. The community arts scholarship is intended to support and empower aspiring artists within our community by providing financial assistance to individuals who wish to participate in specific education, experiences, or training in creative disciplines such as visual arts, performing arts, music, literature, etc.

This scholarship program is open to students of all ages who live in Madison County, Iowa, and are enrolled in a Madison County, Iowa, school. Applications for the scholarship can be submitted at www.thewintersetstage.org/scholarship

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Winterset Parks & Recreation Sign-ups

Youth Basketball

This league is for 1st-6th graders and 3rd-6th graders will occasionally travel to Van Meter, Perry, and Adel. Follow the link for more information and to register! https://tinyurl.com/yktx49np

Pee Wee Basketball

Pee Wee Basketball is anew league for 3-6 year olds and will be structured similar to the WPRD’s t-ball league Registration is open now until October 22! https://tinyurl.com/yktx49np

Adult Pickleball

The adult Pickleball League will play on Sundays beginning December 3rd. The deadline to register is November 26th. https://tinyurl.com/5n6udbc3

In celebration of the 54th Annual Madison County Covered Bridge Festival, the Winterset Rotary Club is once again hosting the Covered Bridge 5K Run/Walk. Register as an individual or as a family team of two. The race begins at 9:00 am. Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each age group, and t-shirts are included for each paid entrant.

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