A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Nov 24-Dec 15

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library has been designated as an official drop-off location for letters to Santa Claus, through Saturday, December 15. The Children’s Help Desk will provide special Santa stationary for listing your Christmas wishes, and an exclusive North Pole Mailbox to place those very special letters. Santa has promised that he and his elves will answer every letter that is received. If you have questions about writing to Santa please call the Children’s Help Desk at 563-589-4225, x2228.

Nov. 30, 2018–Jan. 2, 2019

Sinsinawa Art Gallery presents “Nativities of the World” Nov. 30, 2018–Jan. 2, 2019. This exhibit features handcrafted nativities from lands near and far including the United States, Krygystan, Haiti, Germany, India, Spain, Italy, Ecuador, Jerusalem, Peru, Russia, Kenya, and many more countries. The art gallery is open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. daily. More art, gifts, and books are available in the Sinsinawa Book & Gift Gallery, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, contact Michelle Till at (608) 748-4411, ext. 849, or visit our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter.

Fri Dec 7th

Plaza 20 Flea Market, Craft and Vendor Christmas Show will be held Noon till 7pm at the old Save-A Lot Building located at 2600 Dodge. Admission is $1 – free for ages 16 and under. There will also be a silent auction. Proceeds will go to the mission to help struggling families. (also Sat 8:00am to 5:00pm & Sun 8:00am to 3:00pm)

Sat Dec 8th

St Matthew Lutheran Church in Sherrill will hold a Cookie Walk at the church at 5350 Sherrill Road from 9am till 11am.

Sinsinawa Book & Gift Gallery will hold their 10th Annual Holiday Open House from 10am till 5pm.... with holiday treats, door prizes and special sales. Sinsinawa Bakery items will be available, and “Nativities of the World” will be on display in the Sinsinawa Art Gallery.

The Dubuque City Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker will be performed at 7:30 at the Grand Opera House. (For more information and additional show times visit thegrandoperahouse.com/2017-2018- season/the-nutcracker-2018/).

Tim Hawkins, YouTube sensation and popular comic, is coming to University of Dubuque Heritage Center at 7:30pm. Also featured will be guest comic Jonnie W. (Visit dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/LiveatHeritageCenter/ for ticket information)

Sun Dec 9th

The Asbury Eagles Club will host a Breakfast Buffet with Santa from 8am till Noon. The cost is $9 for adults and $4 for kids 10 and younger. Proceeds will support Eagle’s State Charities.

Plaza 20 Flea Market, Craft and Vendor Christmas Show will be held from 8am til 3pm at the old Save-A Lot Building located at 2600 Dodge. Admission is $1 – free for ages 16 and under. There will also be a silent auction. Proceeds will go to the mission to help struggling families.

The Dubuque City Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker will be performed at the Grand Opera House. (For more information and additional show times visit thegrandoperahouse.com/2017-2018- season/the-nutcracker-2018/).

Mon Dec 10th

Dubuque Lacrosse are having a fundraiser night at HuHot on Monday, December 10th, from 4:00-8:00; Stop by for delicious food and help the Dubuque Lacrosse.

Tue Dec 11th

The Dubuque Museum of Art will host the free program “Baby and Me Tours” for babies and their caregivers from 9 till 9:30am. This is a 30-minute tour of the Museum exhibitions, focused on shapes, colors and textures. Register in advance by calling the museum at (563) 557-1851.

Fri Dec 14th

The Dubuque City Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker will be performed at 7:30 at the Grand Opera House. (For more information and additional show times visit thegrandoperahouse.com/2017-2018- season/the-nutcracker-2018/)

Sat Dec 15th

St Peter Lutheran Church at 3200 Asbury Road presents it's Annual Live Nativity from 5:30pm till 8:30pm. For more information call the Church Office. 563-583-0860.

Come meet Santa and his reindeer Prancer from 9am till 11am at the Dutrac Community Credit Union Asbury location. Stop inside for cookies and refreshments. (3465 Asbury Road)

“Singalong Nativity” a marionette shows by the Fever River Puppeteers, depicting the birth of Jesus, will be held at 11am at Hazel Green Opera House, 2130 Main St., Hazel Green, at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Tickets available only at the door: $5 for adults and $4 for children ages 12 and younger. (For more show times visit hazelgreenoperahouse.blogspot.com).

St. Luke’s Singers & Friends will perform “Sing Christmas! Cantata” by Raney & McDonald at 8:30am at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main Street.

Tue Dec 18th

The 12th annual Prescott Soup Luncheon “Rhythm of the Season” will be held from 11am till 1pm at Prescott Elementary School, 1151 White Street. There will be a three-course meal for $15 and performances including; songs, instruments, and dances from K-5 students, Choir, Band, and Orchestra, also solos and small ensembles.

Wed Dec 19th

Today is the final day to place a delivery order for the annual United Labor Participation Committee and the Dubuque Area Labor Harvest free Christmas Dinner for the elderly and low-income families held on Sunday December 23rd. Call Brenda at (563) 583-1779 between 7:00am & 3:30pm Monday thru Thursday.

Fri Dec 21st

The Grand Opera House presents A new Christmas show at 7:30pm  for the grownups. “Who’s Holiday!” is an adults-only comedy that tells the story of Cindy Lou Who as she recalls that Christmas Eve she first met the Grinch and the twisted turn of events her life has now taken. . (For more information and additional show times visit thegrandoperahouse.com/2017- 2018-season/

Sun Dec 23rd

The United Labor Participation Committee and the Dubuque Area Labor Harvest will be serving a free Christmas Dinner  from Noon -1:20pm for the elderly and low income families in our community at the Masonic Temple, 1155 Locust Street in Dubuque. Santa will have toys for the children. (Doors open at 11:30am.)

The Grand Opera House presents A new Christmas show for the grownups. “Who’s Holiday!” is an adults-only comedy that tells the story of Cindy Lou Who as she recalls that Christmas Eve she first met the Grinch and the twisted turn of events her life has now taken. . (For more information and additional show times visit thegrandoperahouse.com/2017- 2018-season/)

Mon Dec 31st

A New Year’s Eve Dance will be held at the Joliet Center (KC Hall)781 Locust Street with music provided by T’s N J’s. $6 at the door.