WED 11 / 24
Brian Imbus- Hypnotist & Mentalist
7 PM @ OFF SHORE EVENT
CENTER ( BELLEVUE , IA ) Brian Imbus is an awardwinning hypnotist and mentalist . Be amazed as thoughts are read , audience members will be hypnotized , and one inexplicable finale will add an exclamation point to this award winning performance . 4111 N Riverview , Bellevue , IA . 563-872-5000 . facebook . com / offshoreresort .
THU 11 / 25
Free East Dubuque Thanksgiving Meals
10 AM – 2 PM @ EAST
DUBUQUE , IL The Otherside and the East Dubuque Lions Club are
providing free Thanksgiving dinners to the East Dubuque , IL community . Enjoy a hot meal including turkey , mashed potatoes , gravy , stuffing , corn , dinner roll , and dessert . 815-747-9049 .
The Annual Ginter Thanksgiving Dinner Returns
NOON @ JOLIET
EVENT CENTER The event , which dates back to 1962 , is a passion for the Ginter family . It provides a free , in-person Thanksgiving meal as well as meal deliveries to people unable to leave their homes . 781 Locust St . 563-556-9647 .
SAT 11 / 27
Food For Thought : Women in Ag : Female Farmer Perspectives
11 AM @ DUBUQUE WINTER
FARMERS MARKET Andie Donnan of Sandhill Farm and April Prusia of Dorothy ’ s Range will talk about their farm operations and their experiences as women in the field . 555 JFK Rd . wintermarketdbq . com / speakerseries .
TUE 11 / 30
Book Discussion : The Things They Carried
6 PM @ CARNEGIE-STOUT
PUBLIC LIBRARY With more than 2 million copies sold worldwide , The Things They Carried ( 1990 ) by
Tim O ’ Brien is an acclaimed collection of interconnected fictional stories about an American platoon fighting in the Vietnam War . Susan Henricks , former library director , will lead the discussion . Masks required . RSVP required . Free . 360 W 11 th St . 563-589-4225 x2244 . carnegiestout . org .
WED 12 / 1
A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas
6:30 PM @ ONLINE Explore the celebrations and traditions of the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries through the lens of Laura Ingalls Wilder , author of the beloved Little House on the Prairie children ’ s books . Sarah Uthoff , a reference librarian and respected authority on
Laura Ingalls Wilder , presents this program as Wilder in her later years . All ages . RSVP required . 563-589-4225 . bit . ly / dbqWilder .
FRI 12 / 3
Novelty Iron Works Holiday Vendor Event
4 – 8 PM @ MILLWORK
BALLROOM & EVENT CENTER Stop in and check out the great vendors and check off the items on your holiday shopping list while kids stay entertained at the craft area . Food and drink specials . 333 E 10 th St . facebook . com / millworkeventcenter .
SAT 12 / 4
10 AM – 1 PM @ SHAKE RAG
ALLEY ( MINERAL POINT , WI ) Spend a fun family day decorating gingerbread cottages , making Christmas crafts , and visiting Santa . 608-987-3292 . ShakeRagAlley . org .
KCCC Open House
11 AM – 3 PM @ KEY CITY
CREATIVE CENTER Enjoy tours , food , drinks , and view current projects by KCCC members . 1781 White St . 563-599-2915 . facebook . com / Keycitycreativecenter .