What To Do in Marshalltown This Weekend – Dec 22 through New Years Eve

The fun continues this weekend through the New Year! Here are all the great events, classes, concerts, and activities going on in Marshalltown this upcoming weekend, December 22, through December 31. Some of these are just for kids and some of these are just for you! Whether you’re looking for a fun night out or a family-friendly activity, there is plenty to choose from over the next week and a half.

Did we miss anything? Leave a note in the comments or send us an email at info@marshalltownmoms.com and we’ll add it to our list!

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Friday, December 22

  • 4PM – Monster Hunter Gathering hosted by Versus. Join Other Hunters on a Journey Together! Bring your own portable device and any Monster Hunter game you might have. This is a Free Event at Empire Anime Hosted by Versus.
  • 5PM – 7PM – Cookies at Cocoa at the Marshalltown Mall. Come enjoy homemade cookies and hot cocoa during Santa’s photo hours.
  • 8PM – 2AM – Classic Cocktail Party hosted by Fiddle and Whistle Irish Pub. Travel back a bit, get fancy, and enjoy an original from the Classic Cocktail menu.

Saturday, December 23

  • 1PM – 5PM – Cookies at Cocoa at the Marshalltown Mall. Come enjoy homemade cookies and hot cocoa during Santa’s photo hours.
  • 6PM – Christmas Pajama Party at Fiddle & Whistle Irish Pub. Let’s see those Christmas jammies! Join the party and enjoy a dollar off our Hot Toddy menu all night. A winner for favorite pajamas will be chosen at 10 PM!

Tuesday, December 26

  • 10 AM -2 PM – Winter Break Day Paint Camp at Messy Missy’s. Sign up your aspiring artist for one (or more). Cost is $50 per day. Includes all instruction and supplies for 1-3 projects daily (pending time and abilities of the group). Lots of fun! Bring your own brown bag sack lunch. Sign up today by calling 641-691-5205! Great for kids of all ages- make it a mother/daughter day and both of you sign up!

Wednesday, December 27

  • 7:30 AM – 5 PM – Winter Blast Day Camp from Marshalltown Parks & Rec. K-6th graders can sign up for one day or multiple days. Each day will be packed with fun-filled activities like bowling, swimming, games, crafts, and much more!
  • 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM – Winter Magic Holiday Art Camp at the Art Center. School age kids can participate and take a trip around the world to learn how other cultures celebrate the Holidays.
  • 10 AM -2 PM – Winter Break Day Paint Camp at Messy Missy’s. Sign up your aspiring artist for one (or more). Cost is $50 per day. Includes all instruction and supplies for 1-3 projects daily (pending time and abilities of the group). Lots of fun! Bring your own brown bag sack lunch. Sign up today by calling 641-691-5205! Great for kids of all ages- make it a mother/daughter day and both of you sign up!
  • 6:30 PM – Comedy Improvisation Training Workshops with Instant Comedy-Just Add Spam. Free workshops for all ages held at 6:30 pm; for questions, email instandcomedyjustaddspam@gmail.com.

Thursday, December 28

  • 7:30 AM – 5 PM – Winter Blast Day Camp from Marshalltown Parks & Rec. K-6th graders can sign up for one day or multiple days. Each day will be packed with fun-filled activities like bowling, swimming, games, crafts, and much more!
  • 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM – Winter Magic Holiday Art Camp at the Art Center. School age kids can participate and take a trip around the world to learn how other cultures celebrate the Holidays.
  • 10 AM -2 PM – Winter Break Day Paint Camp at Messy Missy’s. Sign up your aspiring artist for one (or more). Cost is $50 per day. Includes all instruction and supplies for 1-3 projects daily (pending time and abilities of the group). Lots of fun! Bring your own brown bag sack lunch. Sign up today by calling 641-691-5205! Great for kids of all ages- make it a mother/daughter day and both of you sign up!
  • 6:30 PM – Comedy Improvisation Training Workshops with Instant Comedy-Just Add Spam. Free workshops for all ages held at 6:30 pm; for questions, email instandcomedyjustaddspam@gmail.com.

Friday, December 29

  • 7:30 AM – 5 PM – Winter Blast Day Camp from Marshalltown Parks & Rec. K-6th graders can sign up for one day or multiple days. Each day will be packed with fun-filled activities like bowling, swimming, games, crafts, and much more!
  • 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM – Winter Magic Holiday Art Camp at the Art Center. School age kids can participate and take a trip around the world to learn how other cultures celebrate the Holidays.
  • 4:00 PM – Mowry Irvine Mansion Holiday Open House – The Historical Society is opening the new Mowry Irvine Mansion site to the public for the first time. Visitors can tour this historic home for the first time, decked out for the holidays. Admission is $5 for society members, $10 for nonmembers.
  • 6:30 PM – Comedy Improvisation Training Workshops with Instant Comedy-Just Add Spam. Free workshops for all ages held at 6:30 pm; for questions, email instandcomedyjustaddspam@gmail.com.

Saturday, December 30

  • 10:00 AM – Mowry Irvine Mansion Holiday Open House – The Historical Society is opening the new Mowry Irvine Mansion site to the public for the first time. Visitors can tour this historic home for the first time, decked out for the holidays. Admission is $5 for society members, $10 for nonmembers.
  • 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM – FIFA 18 PS4 Tournament At Empire Anime Hosted by Versus. Register at the store or online through this link https://goo.gl/forms/24it01ew8ErrqIEX2
  • 6:00-10:00 PM – Ask the Cards at Fiddle & Whistle Irish Pub. With the new year approaching, see what the cards have to tell you!
  • 7:30-9PM – Instant Comedy-Just Add Spam, A performance from Marshalltown’s preeminent comedy improv group, under the direction of Chad Weir. Tickets are $10 each, or three for $20 (Buy two, get one free!)
  • 8:30 PM to 11 PM – Bon Jecci will play at the Iowa River Brewing Company.

Sunday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve)

  • 12:00 PM – Mowry Irvine Mansion Holiday Open House – The Historical Society is opening the new Mowry Irvine Mansion site to the public for the first time. Visitors can tour this historic home for the first time, decked out for the holidays. Admission is $5 for society members, $10 for nonmembers.
  • 7:30-9PM – Instant Comedy-Just Add Spam, A performance from Marshalltown’s preeminent comedy improv group, under the direction of Chad Weir. Tickets are $10 each, or three for $20 (Buy two, get one free!)
  • 8:30 PM – Monkeyfinger at Jake’s Game RoomMake sure to grab your friends and join us for a New Year’s Eve bash at Jake’s Game Room. Help us say goodbye to 2017 and rock in the New Year Monkeyfinger style! No cover.
  • 8:30 PM to 12:30 AM – New Year’s Eve Party at Best Western Regency Inn. Ring in the New Year at the Best Western Regency Inn in Marshalltown! The Vinyl Frontier featuring 50’s, 60’s, 70’s Rock ‘n Roll & Classic Country will be playing from 8:30-12:30. $20.00 per person includes the Dance, a Champagne Toast and Party Favors.
  • 9:00 PM – Funk Yo New Year at Centerstreet Station Bar.

 

 

 

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