Chucktown Brewfest 2017

State mobile museum

coming to Waverly

WAVERLY — The State Historical Museum of Iowa’s new traveling museum will be at Wartburg College Friday and Saturday.

The mobile museum will be outside Neumann Auditorium Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It houses a 300-square-foot exhibition called "Iowa History 101."

Wartburg Community Symphony

to open season Oct. 14

WAVERLY — The Wartburg Community Symphony opens its 2017-18 season Saturday with guest violinist Natasha Korsakova.

The symphony, under the direction of Jacob Tews, will honor the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation with “Mozart and Mendelssohn: A Reformation Celebration,” beginning at 8 p.m. in Neumann Auditorium on the Wartburg College campus.

The award-winning Korsakova has appeared in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, including Wigmore Hall in London, the Auditorium di Milano and the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

The concert also will include Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 5 (Reformation)” and the world premiere of “Dawn of Glorious Day,” a Reformation-inspired piece by Tews.

To purchase tickets in advance, visit Season ticket packages also are available. Individual tickets are $16.50 for adults and $6.50 for students. Children 5 and younger are free.

Chucktown Brewfest

is Oct. 21

CHARLES CITY – Raise your glass and toast the season as Charles City’s version of Oktoberfest returns with the 16th Annual Chucktown Brewfest celebration on Oct. 21.

It will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 2111 Clark St., and is being put on as a fundraiser by Community Revitalization.

Participants will sample six different Iowa craft beers and munch on German-style cuisine.

Tickets are $25 each, and available in advance at the Community Development Office at 401 North Main St. in Charles City, or at the Elks Lodge the night of the event if still available. Tickets will be limited to the first 200 sold.

Emergency Management

looking for volunteers

CHARLES CITY -- The Floyd County Emergency Management Agency is looking for volunteers to help with emergency preparedness and response in Floyd County.

This is an opportunity for any elected officials, civic groups, faith-based organizations, disaster recovery coalitions, businesses, schools, scouting organizations, and private citizens. Previous emergency services training is not a requirement to participate in the group.

There is no cost to participate in the organization.

The group acts as a support for all of Floyd County emergency responders like fire, EMS, and police.

The meeting will be held 6 p.m. Oct. 25 in the basement of the Floyd County Courthouse in the assembly room.

For more information, contact Floyd County Emergency Management Coordinator Lezlie Weber at 641-257-6144 or email


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