365ink #396 November 24–December 8, 2021 - Page 12

Events

Night of the Luminaria & Living Windows

SATURDAY , DECEMBER 11 @ 4 – 7 PM GALENA , IL Don ’ t miss one of the most beautiful and romantic visions of the year . On Saturday , Dec . 11 from 4 to 7 p . m ., more than 5,000 candlelit luminaries line the streets , steps , and sidewalks , and store windows come alive ! From Main
Street to the hills overlooking Grant Park , all of Galena will be glowing .
In addition to the beautiful luminaries , store windows on Main Street come alive with holiday-inspired animation in Living Windows and local businesses offer extended hours , so take advantage and do some holiday shopping !
If you ’ re looking for some Christmas caroling , make your way to Grant Park at 6 p . m . where you will find carolers singing your favorite tunes in the park gazebo ! Admission is free . For more information , call 309-530-9786 . •
17 TH ANNUAL

Festival of Trees

NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 28 OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER ( 1215 E PLATT ST , MAQUOKETA , IA ) The Ohnward Fine Arts Center lights up with trees and wreathes during the 17 th Annual Festival of Trees . View the display and bid on your favorites now through Sunday , Nov . 28 . The Center is open Monday through Friday from 10 a . m . to 6 p . m . and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6 p . m . After last year ’ s success , Ohnward hopes this year ’ s Festival of Trees will be just as successful with bidding on creative trees , beautiful wreaths , and theatre
entertainment . Their goal again this year is to create a holiday atmosphere to be enjoyed by all those attending the many functions that will be held at the Center . The special annual fundraiser proceeds will go to the Ohnward Fine Arts Center .
You can purchase a Holiday Family Gift Pass granting you four passes ( tickets ) to any of the 2022 Ohnward Fine Arts Center productions . It ’ s easy to use , and you save money ! Each Holiday Family Gift Pass is just $ 80 . Simply call Ohnward Fine Arts Center at 563-652-9815 between 9 a . m . and 1 p . m . or stop in to order yours today .
For more information , call Ohnward Fine Arts Center at 563-652-9815 or visit OnwardFineArtsCenter . com . •
SAT 12 / 11
Presentation and Book Signing with Larry Friedman
1 PM @ CARNEGIE-STOUT PUBLIC LIBRARY Larry Friedman presents his book Jo Reynolds : A Diamond in the Rough . While the casino may be the first thing that comes to people ’ s mind when they think of Diamond Jo , it ’ s Dubuque author Friedman ’ s goal to educate people about the fascinating life of the man it was named after . Friedman will be available to sign copies of book . Books will be available for purchase . 360 W 11 th St . 563-589-4225 . carnegiestout . org .
Centennial Cross Fundraiser
5 – 7:30 PM @ JOLIET
EVENT CENTER KC Council 510 is hosting a fundraiser for the blue lighted Centennial Cross in Key West . Poor Man ’ s Catering has donated beef tips ( prime rib ) and homemade noodles with two sides , homemade bread , and a dessert . Music provided by Ron Lubbers . RSVP required . $ 10 . 781 Locust . 563-588-2011 .
SUN 12 / 12
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater : Cut Loose Tree Farm
5 PM @ STONE CLIFF WINERY Cut Loose Tree Farm is the only tree farm in Iowa that carries all 16 varieties of Christmas trees . But , it ’ s just before Christmas and a parasite has proven to put inventory in peril . RSVP required . $ 59.95 . 563-583-6100 x203 . stonecliffwinery . com .
TUE 12 / 14
Native American Book Discussion : The Night Watchman
7 – 8:15 PM @ ONLINE Join Eric Anglada virtually to share musings of Louise Erdrich ’ s The Night Watchman . Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award winning author Erdrich ’ s grandfather , who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota to Washington , D . C . 608-748-4411 . sinsinawa . org / moundcenter .
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