Adult Pottery Painting Night
1st and 3rd Friday of Every Month Through Jan. 17: November 15 @ 5:30–8 PM
Creative Adventure Lab
Creative Adventure Lab provides all the needed supplies, glaze, and will kiln fire your piece and have it finished within a few days. BYOB (adult beverages are allowed). Admission is free, pay only for what you paint. Pieces range in price from $8-50. Ages 16+. 210 Jones St. 563-607-5366. creativeadventurelab.org.
Dubuque Fighting Saints Hockey vs Tri-City
Friday, November 15 @ 7:05 PM
Mystique Community Ice Center (1800 Admiral Sheehy Dr)
The Dubuque Fighting Saints celebrate their 10th season since they returned to the USHL. Head to Our House to cheer on the Saints onto another Clark Cup championship. 563-583-6880. DubuqueFightingSaints.com.
Little River Band
Friday, November 15 @ 7 PM
Five Flags Arena (405 Main St)
The Eagles founding member, the late Glenn Frey, knew what he was saying when he dubbed Little River Band “the best singing band in the world.” They will perform at the Five Flags Arena on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. Through the ‘70s and ‘80s, LRB enjoyed huge chart success with multiplatinum albums and chart topping hits like “Reminiscing,” “Lonesome Loser,” “The Night Owls,” “Take It Easy On Me,” “Happy Anniversary,” “We Two,” “Man On Your Mind,” and “It’s A Long Way There.” Worldwide album, CD sales, and digital downloads now exceed 30 million, and LRB has set a record for having had Top 10 hits for six consecutive years. In fact, they were the very first band to achieve that remarkable status! According to BMI, “Reminiscing” has garnered rare status with more than 5 million airplays on American radio, and “Lady” is close behind with more than 4 million airplays. Tickets are $35–$99 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com and Five Flags Center box office. For more information, call 563-589-4254 or visit FiveFlagsCenter.com.
The Archway Reading and Lecture Series: Abby Geni
Friday, November 15 @ 7 PM
University of Dubuque Couchman Reading Room
The Archway Reading and Lecture Series at University of Dubuque will host a reading by fiction writer Abby Geni at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the Couchman Reading Room of the Charles C. Myers Library on campus. The reading will include a brief question-and-answer session and book-signing opportunity with the author. Geni is the Chicago-based author of The Wildlands, a novel that examines what happens when one family becomes trapped in the tenuous space between the human and animal worlds. The Wildlands was named one of the best books of 2018 by Kirkus Reviews and Buzzfeed, and it was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes and Chicago Review of Books Awards. Geni also is the author of The Lightkeepers and The Last Animal. Her books have been translated into seven languages and have won the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, among other honors. Geni is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, a recipient of the Iowa Fellowship, and a core faculty member at StoryStudio Chicago. The reading is sponsored by the UD Department of Language and Literature and the Office of Academic Affairs. Free.
Radio Show: The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge
Friday, November 15 @ 7 PM
Saturday, November 16 @ 7 PM
Sunday, November 17 @ 2 PM
Galena CFA (Galena, IL)
Step back in time to hear a radio comedy featuring Ebenezer Scrooge who is back to his old curmudgeonly ways! This is a heart warming story to kick off your holiday season. $16 Adults; $8 students. 219 Summit St, Galena, IL. 779-214-0261. galenacenterforthearts.com.
Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series: HIPLET Ballerinas
Friday, November 15 @ 7:30 PM
University of Dubuque Heritage Center John and Alice Butler Hall
Direct from Chicago, Hiplet™ fuses classical pointe technique with African, Latin, hip-hop, and urban dance styles rooted in communities of color. Its signature style has been specifically designed to make ballet accessible to all. Featuring 10 dancers, performances incorporate the rhythms of African drums with Tchaikovsky, arabesques, and beat-boxing or even Tango en pointe – all while showcasing Hiplet’s trademark sass, hip movements, and struts against popular music. 2255 Bennett St. 563-585-SHOW. dbq.edu/heritagecenter.
Midwest Yoga & Oneness Festival
Grand River Center (500 Bell St)
Now in its fifth year, The Midwest Yoga & Oneness Festival is a life-enhancing celebration of yoga for everyone. All are invited to join on Nov. 15–17 at the Grand River Center. Explore workshops, all-day intensives, and more. The incredible line-up of presenters includes Pandit Rajmani Tigunait (Spiritual Head of the Himalayan Institute), Indu Arora, Shari Friedrichsen, Kevin Courtney, Jeff Masters, Sandy Rueve, Betsy Rippentrop, Jennifer and Master Kim, Teela Hammell and James Fleischmann, Victoria Putman, Toby Evans, Laura Stephan, Cally Burkle, and Nedra Blietz. The festival mission is to create an embodied experience of oneness, release of the spirit, an exploration of yoga for all levels, shapes, and sizes as expressions of life and joy, and to radiate transformational vibrations of love and light to the world. This is a festival for yogis and non-yogis who love spirituality and personal growth. With more than 18 vendor booths, the festival marketplace is open to everyone! For more details and to register, visit MidwestYogaAndOnenessFestival.com.
Fridays and Saturdays: November 15–December 21
Central Avenue Corridor (1400–2300 Central Ave)
The Central Express is a multiple-week celebration of the arts, pop-up storefronts, and the holidays from Nov. 8 through Dec. 21 in downtown Dubuque’s Central Avenue Corridor. In partnership with building and business owners, Dubuque Main Street will have holiday and arts pop-up shops open, all to demonstrate the Potential on Central. The focus is to fill vacant storefronts with tenants, offer family-friendly activities, engage the local arts community, and line the streets with holiday spirit. 563-588-4400. DowntownDubuque.org/central-express.