Holiday Craft Show

Lana Polson of Burlington paints glass ornaments Saturday during the first day of a two day annual Holiday Craft Show at Memorial Auditorium. The craft show to be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 澳门开奖 features vendors selling crochet, ceramics, needlework, embroidery, jewelry, dolls and toys, country wood crafts, textiles, holiday treats and more. [File Photo]

Thursday, Nov. 30

100+ LIKE MINDS Bourbon Edition event is 5-7 p.m. Each $100 admission fee at the door will support the Margaret Hanson Community Impact fund. The event will feature fine bourbon whiskey and light appetizers in the new Capitol Theater lounge, The Night Cap.

AL-ANON support for relatives and friends of alcoholics meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at New Hope Community Church, 2900 Summer St. To learn more, call (319) 753-1363.

COOKIE WALK is 5-7 p.m. at First United Church of Christ, 611 Columbia St. Fill a bucket for $15.

END OF THE MONTH Meals are 5:30-6:30 p.m. the last Thursday of every month at Grace United Methodist Church, 1100 Angular St. Anyone can eat free.

MOOSE LODGE 579, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., Bingo times are: Early Bird, 6:20 p.m.; Regular games, 7 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Food is available, dine-in or carryout.

STEAMBOAT SENIOR CENTER, 501 Jefferson St., will start cards at noon, Mexican Train Dominoes at 1 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 1

A LITTLE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT is 7:30 p.m. at Players Workshop, 1431 Grove St., Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, available at the box office one hour before each performance.

ART CENTER OF BURLINGTON, 301 Jefferson St., Gallery Lounge will have live music, wine and beer from 5-8 p.m. This will be the artist reception for the All Member Art Show.

FIRST FRIDAY program is 10 a.m. at Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St. Historian Kathy Wilson will investigate how the low-key Christmas holiday transformed into the holiday we know today.

HOLIDAY CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1-3, 8-10, and 15-17 at Westland Mall.

MOOSE LODGE 579, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., will serve fish, chicken and more, 5-7 p.m. Bridge City on stage, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

MOUNT PLEASANT’S FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS is 5:30-9 p.m. daily through Dec. 31 at the Old Thresher’s Campground. Tune into 98.5 FM and 1130 AM for Christmas messages and music. Family vehicle admission is $10, limo $25, mini coach $30, motor coach $60. Visit to learn more.

PAWS 4 A CAWS is 5 p.m. at the Eagles, 2727 Mount Pleasant St. Your free-will donation gets you a delicious pulled pork dinner and helps to provide service dogs for Iowa veterans. With live music, 50/50 raffles and more.

RIBBON CUTTING for Des Moines County Conservation addition of 19.4 acres to the Hickory Bend Conservation Area, 15373 145th Ave., is at noon. To learn more, go to the Hickory Bend page on the Des Moines County Conservation澳门开奖 web site.

Saturday, Dec. 2

A LITTLE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT is 7:30 p.m. at Players Workshop, 1431 Grove St., Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, available at the box office one hour before each performance.

CHESS CLUB invites everyone to play chess from 9 a.m.-noon at Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St. No registration is required.

FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS is at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Burlington. Admission is free.

HOLIDAY BAKE SALE is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at West Burlington United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 308 Broadway St., with pies, anise cookies, sponge candy, peanut brittle, breads and more.

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW, 52nd annual, is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium, 200 N. Front St., also 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 澳门开奖, Dec. 3, with two floors of vendors.

JUNIOR ELF WORKSHOP is 10 a.m. Dec. 2 and 9 at Des Moines County Extension Office, for children in grades K-3. Make gingerbread houses, craft with gingerbread play dough, and create a gingerbread ornament. The class is free. To register, email lynetteh@iastate.edu. Attend one or both.

MIRACLE ON JEFFERSON STREET is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. downtown, hosted by Art Center of Burlington, the first stop, with a goodie bag and map of businesses participating in the festivities.

SANTA鈥橲 COTTAGE at Fifth and Jefferson streets, will be open for visits from noon-2 p.m. Saturdays during December, kids can share their holiday wish list with the jolly old elf himself at Santa澳门开奖 Cottage in downtown Burlington. There is no cost, and cameras are welcome.

STEAMBOAT SENIOR CENTER, 501 Jefferson St., will host Karaoke with Rena at 1 p.m.

THAT鈥橲 YESTERDAY鈥橲 NEWS with local historian Terry Abrisz is 10 a.m. at Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St. Terry will play Ghost of Christmas Past, visiting holidays of years gone by through the local newspaper.

澳门开奖, Dec. 3

A LITTLE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT is 2 p.m. at Players Workshop, 1431 Grove St., Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, available at the box office one hour before each performance.

ALATEEN support for teens affected by alcoholism meets at 4 p.m. 澳门开奖s at Messiah Lutheran Church, 2411 West Ave.

EAGLES Club, 2727 Mount Pleasant St., Bingo is every 澳门开奖 at 1 p.m., with food available.

FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS is at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Burlington. Admission is free.

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW, 52nd annual, is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium,also 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 澳门开奖, Dec. 3.

MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL 48 1/2 Anniversary showing is 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Performing Arts Center, 211 N. Third St.