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‘Elf — The Musical’ opening Nov. 11

The Comedia Musica Players has selected a comedic, high-energy show for its 54th Annual Production. Rehearsals are in high gear for “Elf – The Musical” in preparation for opening night on Nov. 11. The creative team behind the production includes Stephanie Coble-Day as show ...

Ornament decorating to be held at the Blanden

The Blanden Memorial Art Museum will be hosting a holiday group activity in December. Time slots are now open for their holiday ornament decorating event. Marisha Erickson, Blanden’s art educator and assistant director, said they are excited to provide opportunities for families and ...

Too sweet

Gateway to Discovery will host their eighth annual "It’s a Chocolate Thing" event on Saturday, Nov. 6. “It’s a Chocolate Thing” is a fundraising event where participants can pay $20 to enjoy a variety of sweet treats and hot chocolate, bid on silent auction items and purchase ...

Harvest Festival will feature bake sale, cake walk

St. Paul Lutheran Church and school will host a Harvest Festival Nov. 6 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. In previous years, St. Paul has held potluck meals or turkey dinners to celebrate the harvest but this year, they decided to hold a larger event. “With COVID, people aren’t gathering as much ...

Costuming for a cause

Costumes, comedians and cocktails will take over the showroom at Shimkat Motor Co. next weekend for the annual Community Health Center of Fort Dodge Halloween Masquerade Fundraiser. The Oct. 30 event will feature entertainment from comedian Steve Byrne, who has appeared on “Jimmy ...

Children’s Forest features a new crawly friend

Visitors to the Children’s Forest at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park will now be greeted by a giant black, white, and yellow caterpillar sculpture. “We’re trying to make it more user friendly and kid friendly. We want people to come out here and utilize it a little bit more. It’s ...