Go & Do: Jan. 12, 2018
In Fort Dodge
FORT DODGE — The Frontier Opera House presents “Baby It’s Cold Outside!” Sock Hop starring Richie Lee and The Fabulous 50s at 7 p.m. SATURDAY. Doors open at 6 p.m. This is an all ages show. Advance tickets are $15. Tickets the day of the show are $20. Call 573-4231 for ticket information.
FORT DODGE — The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles will hold its garage sale from 1 to 5 p.m. TODAY and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SATURDAY at 1018 First Ave. N. Proceeds go to the charities of the organization and to the building maintenance fund.
FORT DODGE — Soldier Creek Winery, 1584 Paragon Ave., is holding Vineyard Vibrations from 6 to 8 p.m. TODAY. Free live music will be provided by Matt Woods. Food will be available for purchase.
FORT DODGE — Iowa Central Community College Triton Jazz Festival is 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. TODAY in Decker Auditorium on the Iowa Central Community College campus. The event is free and open to the public.
FORT DODGE — Moose Lodge, 424 First Ave. S., is holding an all-you-can-eat off the menu cooked to order breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. SUNDAY. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.
FORT DODGE — The Fort Museum skating pond will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. SATURDAY and noon to 4 p.m. SUNDAY. Ice skating is $3 per person and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Helmets are advised. Guests must provide their own skates. Call 573-4231 for more information.
FORT DODGE — Indoor Winter Flea Market is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. SATURDAY and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SUNDAY at the Webster County Fairgrounds. Admission is free. 4-H fundraiser breakfast and lunch each day.
FORT DODGE — Webster County Conservation is holding free cross country skiing and snowshoeing from 9 to 11 a.m. SATURDAY at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, 1415 Nelson Ave. There will be no charge for the rental of the equipment during this program time. Following the event, those who want to rent the skis for the rest of the weekend and use them elsewhere may do so for a $10 per set fee.
FORT DODGE — Martin Luther King Community Dinner is 2 to 4 p.m. SUNDAY at Coppin Chapel AME Church, 329 First Ave. S. The dinner will feature soul food and an “open mic” platform during dinner. Poems, songs, history and community topics may be shared. Pastor Carolyn Stevenson will begin with an MLK prayer and devotion followed by the open mic. There is no charge for the dinner. Freewill donations will be accepted for the church.
FORT DODGE — Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., is holding an open studio from 2 to 5 p.m. SATURDAY. Class is limited to participants 16 years and older and a limit of 10 participants. Cost is $5 if you bring your own supplies or $15 to use the Blanden’s supplies. If participants want to work with clay, there is a $20 firing fee plus $15 per 25 pound bag of clay.
FORT DODGE — Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., is holding Blanden Surprise Saturday! from 10 a.m. to noon SATURDAY. This class is for 6 to 9 year olds and has a class limit of 12 students. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
FORT DODGE — Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 920 Third Ave. S., is holding Mixed Media Masterpiece from 1 to 3 p.m. SATURDAY. This class is for 10 to 14 year olds and has a class limit of 12 students. Students will create a mixed media 3D sculpture. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
FORT DODGE — Eagles Dance is TODAY at 1018 First Ave. N. There will be a dance lesson at 7:15 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. The dance is sponsored by Ballroom Buddies.
FORT DODGE — Soldier Creek Winery, 1584 Paragon Ave., is holding Whitney’s Wisps and Wine from 2 to 4 p.m. SATURDAY. Register online at www.soldiercreekwinery.com. Cost is $40 which includes your painting, all the materials you need, direction from Whitney, and one glass of wine.
In the area
WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library, Webster City, will present the movie “Cars 3” from 10:30 a.m. to noon SATURDAY at the library.
LEHIGH — Lehigh United Methodist Church is holding a pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. SUNDAY. The menu is pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage links for a freewill donation.
EMMETSBURG — The Pony Express Riders of Iowa are holding a Pony Express Womanless Beauty Pageant SATURDAY at the VFW, Emmetsburg. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the pageant beginning at 8 p.m. There will be a dance following the pageant until midnight. Admission is $10 per person and people must be 18 years of age or older to attend. Proceeds go to Easter Seals Iowa Camp Sunnyside.
CLARE — Clare Public Library is holding its annual pancake breakfast and bake sale fundraiser from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. SUNDAY at the Clare Community Center. The menu is pancakes, sausage, eggs, loaded eggs, juice and coffee. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for children and free for children age 3 and under. All proceeds go to the library.
EMMETSBURG — The Boy Scout Pinewood Derby will be held SUNDAY at the VFW.
WEBSTER CITY — Carl Rhoer Ice Skating Rink at Nokomis Park is open 5 to 8 p.m. TODAY and 1 to 6 p.m. SATURDAY and SUNDAY. There is no cost to use both the rink and to borrow ice skates that are available in the shelter.
WEBSTER CITY — Legacy Learning Boone River Valley is holding an international cooking class from 1 to 4 p.m. SATURDAY at the All Cultures Equal Center, Webster City. Register at www.legacylearningbrv.org or by calling 835-0497.