Santa Claus

Santa Claus waves from the the bucket of the Mount Pleasant Fire Department澳门开奖 ladder truck Dec. 6, 2018, during the Holiday Parade in Mount Pleasant. Santa will visit Burlington on Saturdays in December from noon-2 p.m. in his cottage, Fifth and Jefferson streets. There is no charge and cameras are welcome. [File Photo]

Thursday, Dec. 7

A CHRISTMAS STORY free showing is 6:30 p.m. at The Capitol, 211 N. Third St., sponsored by Casebine Community Credit Union.

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.

AUTHOR BOOKSIGNING is 5-8 p.m. at Burlington By the Book, with authors Brittany Jacobs and Pamela Dowell.

COMEDY THURSDAY at Memorial Auditorium presents Kevin Farley and Brian Hicks. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, visit .

HOLIDAY ON MAIN parade starts at 5:15 p.m. in downtown Mount Pleasant. There will be horse and carriage rides, s鈥檓ores station, cookie decorating and more.

LIVING WINDOWS is 5-8 p.m. in downtown Burlington, with lights, carolers, decorations, gingerbread houses, ice carving, marshmallow roasting, free horse-drawn trolley rides and more. Santa will be in his cottage.

MAIN STREET ART GALLERY, 106 S. Main St., Mount Pleasant, wine and cheese reception with new and familiar artists is 5-7 p.m.

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.

READY, SET, SEW beginner澳门开奖 class is 6 p.m. Dec. 7, 14 and 21 at Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St. Registration is required and class size is limited.

SONG AND SOUP NIGHT is 5-7:30 p.m. at First United Church of Christ, 611 Columbia St., freewill donation.

STEAMBOAT SENIOR CENTER, 501 Jefferson St., will have a silent auction, live music, balloon artist, cocoa and cookies, and vendors, 5-8 p.m. during Living Windows.

Friday, Dec. 8

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.

AN ELVIS CHRISTMAS is 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theater, 211 N. Third St., with Joseph Hall, a Top 10 Finalist on America澳门开奖 Got Talent. Tickets are $25 ($30 premium seating) online and at the box office.

MOOSE LODGE 579, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., will serve meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, veggies, 5-7 p.m. Schlatter and Schlatter are on stage, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9

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.

BEL CANTO CHORALE free concert is 11 a.m. at Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St.

DIE HARD will be shown at 7 p.m. at The Capitol Performing Arts Center, 211 N. Third St. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for students and seniors, online and at the box office. Full concessions will be available.

DRAG N PAINT Sleigh Queen Holiday Show is 6:30 p.m. at Wake N Bake Breakfast Company, 713 Jefferson St.

HAMILTON, ILLINOIS, UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 861 Walnut St., 24th annual Christmas Cookie Walk and Bazaar is 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

MEAT RAFFLE FUNDRAISER for BPD/DMC K-9 units is 1-5 p.m. at Roederer澳门开奖 Pit Stop, 1100 Chalfant St.

MIRACLE ON JEFFERSON STREET is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. downtown, stop first at Art Center of Burlington, for a goodie bag and map of businesses.

MOOSE LODGE 579, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., Cotillion Dance with LMNOP on stage is 7-10 p.m. Non-members are welcome; admission is $12.50. Finger food will be served. Dress business casual.

SOUTHEAST IOWA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA free Hollydaze concert is 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Mount Pleasant.

STEAMBOAT SENIOR CENTER, 501 Jefferson St., will host live music with Ned Francis at 1 p.m. Dance or just listen.

SUNNY鈥橲 LEGACY MEOW SWAP is 4 p.m. at Cornerstone Wedding & Event Center, 1204 Washington St., with food, baked goods, crafts, Yankee Swap and more.

UNITED METHODIST HOLIDAY MARKET is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Asbury UMC, 2128 S. Main St.

VISIT SANTA AT SANTA鈥橲 COTTAGE, Fifth and Jefferson streets, from noon-2 p.m. Saturdays during December. There is no cost and cameras are welcome. A letter drop box is available 24/7.

WELDING ART 101 is 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Southeastern Community College, West Burlington, Room 701. To learn more, visit or call (319) 208-5375.

澳门开奖, Dec. 10

A CORNERSTONE CHRISTMAS Cookies with Santa is 1-4 p.m. at Cornerstone Wedding and Event Center, 1204 Washington St., benefiting DMC Relay for Life, $10 per child admission (age 2 and under free) includes Santa photos, hot cocoa, keepsake ornament craft, cookie decorating and more. For tickets visit

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. To learn more, call (319) 752-2962.

DANVILLE CHRISTMAS WALK opens with a vendor show, 1-6 p.m. in the Danville Elementary School. Downtown events are 3-6 p.m. with a soup supper, hot rods, music, a petting zoo, Santa, horse and carriage rides and much more.

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

PLAYERS WORKSHOP, 1431 Grove St., open auditions for 鈥淭he Wild Women of Winedale鈥 are 7 p.m., with parts for nine women, ages 40s-60s. To learn more, text or call (319) 750-6046.

SANTA PAWS is 1-3 p.m. at Des Moines County Humane Society, 2000 N. Roosevelt Ave., with pup cups, kitty squeezes, a bake sale, merchandise, kissing booth.