Weekend in Winterset • June 6


Winterset Community Band Lawn Chair Night

Thursday • June 6 • 6:00 meal, 7:00 concert
Madison County Historical Complex

The Winterset Community Band continues with their weekly concerts tonight. The Winterset Kiwanis still start serving pulled pork sandwiches at 6:00 and the music will begin at 7:00.

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This Weekend

Airing of the Quilts

Saturday • June 8

The Iowa Quilt Festival kicked off yesterday with classes, lectures, events, and a quilting retreat all here in Winterset. Those events will continue through Friday and the festival will conclude on Saturday with the culminating event the Airing of the Quilts. Hundreds of quilt and art enthusiasts will flock to Winterset and Madison County to enjoy quilts displayed in our iconic bridges and court house, our local parks, historic churches, local businesses and more! Residents and business owners can help create the communit-wide ‘colorfest’ by displaying quilts outdoors—think porch rails, clotheslines, etc.

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Fall Guy

June 7 & 8, 7:00pm • June 9, 2:00pm
The Iowa Theater

After leaving the business one year earlier, battle-scarred stuntman Colt Seavers springs back into action when the star of a big studio movie suddenly disappears. As the mystery surrounding the missing actor deepens, Colt soon finds himself ensnared in a sinister plot that pushes him to the edge of a fall more dangerous than any stunt. Rated PG-13, 2 hr 5 min

Farmer’s Market

Saturday • June 8 • 8:00 – Noon
Monumental Park (next to the library)

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Yoga in the Park

Saturday • June 8 • 9:00am
Winterset City Park

Yoga is a great way to start off your day. Join Selena from Nadi Yoga Company at the park for a yoga session.

Fishing Weekend

Saturday • June 8 • 1:30pm
Cedar Lake

Head out for a fishing weekend at Cedar Lake. There will be hotdogs for everyone provided by Flourish Chiropractic. Use this link to register today: https://tinyurl.com/2wj4rusp


Saturday • June 8 • 7:30pm
Madison County Fairgrounds

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Next Week

Winterset Ballet & Dance

Summer camps are not only fun for current dancers, but also great way for children who don’t currently take dance lessons to try it out. Winterset Ballet and Dance is offering a wide variety of classes for ages 2-10.

Twinkle Bear’s Storybook Adventures
Ages 2,3 – June 11-13-10:00-10:30, $20/day
This camp is a perfect way to introduce little ones to dance in a fun way with dance incorporated into a storybook adventure.

Princess Magic Dance Camp
PreK/Kindergarten – June 10-14 – 10:00-12:00, $150 for the full week
Learn ballet, tap, and jazz routines to favorite songs! Crafts and snacks are provided each day.

Dollhouse Dream Dance Camp!
1st-5th grade – June 10-14-12:30-2:30 – $150 for the full week
Think Pink! Dancers learn ballet, jazz, and hip-hop routines to favorite songs like “Pink” and “Dance the Night” and more! Crafts and snacks provided.

For details about all these and their other summer opportunities go to the Winterset Ballet & Dance website

History on the Hill o’ Beans

Tuesday • June 11 • 9:00am
Madison County Historical Complex

The topic for this month’s session of History on the Hill o’ Beans is one of the building on the museum grounds. Apparently, it’s a building with a very long history, but you’ll have to show up to find out which building, and what that history is!

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Wednesday • June 12 • 7:00pm
Way Back Wednesday at The Iowa Theater

The month-long Indiana Jones feature continues at the Iowa Theater with the second installment of the franchise. This one came out the same year I was born so we’re both turning 40 this year…yike! (the movie, that is, not Harrison Ford!)

Intrepid archaeologist Indiana Jones, on the trail of fortune and glory in Old Shanghai, is ricocheted into a dangerous adventure in India. With his faithful companion Short Round and nightclub singer Willie Scott, Indie goes in search of the magical Sankara stone, and uncovers an ancient evil which threatens all who come into contact with it. 1984, PG, 1 hr 58 min

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Planning Ahead!

WASC & Menace Soccer Camp

June 17-20 • 6:00-8:00pm
Winterset Area Soccer Club

Sign up for this summer soccer camp at: https://menacesoccer.sportngin.com/register/form/425129665

Madison County Women’s Giving Circle

Tuesday • June 25 • 6:30pm
USB Community Room, 611 Hwy 92

The no-more-than-an-hour meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.  Arrive anytime after 5:30 p.m. if you wish to socialize before the meeting. 

Anyone who might be interested in joining or learning more about MCWGC is welcome to attend. Members are women who either live in  (or have ties to) Madison County and wish to support women and children in need who live in the County.

Local charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profits or other qualifying tax-exempt organizations who wish to present information about their projects for supporting women and children in Madison County should arrive by 6:15 p.m. to register for presenting.  We ask that each applicant provide a brief description of their project; their tax-exempt status; plus an email address and telephone number where they may be reached. Three organizations will be selected (by drawing) to present at the meeting and each will be allocated 4 minutes to present and 4 minutes to answer member’s questions.  One non-profit will be selected by vote, after the presentations, to receive this quarter’s donations. If more than 3 non-profits wish to present, the rest will each have 2 minutes to talk about their project.

Winterset Stage Camps

Four Options!

The Winterset Stage has announced their summer lineup of education programs and there’s a variety of programs to fit your schedule this summer. Scholarships are also available for these programs. Find all the details, and the scholarship application, on The Winterset Stage’s website.

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Winterset Art Center

Adult Summer Pickleball

Spend your Sunday evenings playing some pickleball this summer! Grab your doubles partner and get registered today.

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