Scarecrows Will Stand Out in Galena
Sunday, September 15 @ 11AM–4 PM
Galena Center for the Arts (Galena, IL)
Galena Center for the Arts is asking for scarecrows to be part of the Art That Stands Out in its Field exhibit, with a theme of fashionista. The fashion forward, or even backward scarecrow creations will be installed in the field next to the Center. They will be displayed until Sunday, November 3. The scarecrows should be appropriate in dress and not offensive, controversial or political in nature. 219 Summit St. 779-214-0261. GalenaCenterForTheArts.org.
Sunday, September 15 @ 2 PM
Hempstead High School
This is a special “one-night only” concert benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS featuring performances from the best of Broadway – performed by students from Dubuque Hempstead. This annual event has included classics from Rodgers and Hammerstein to contemporary songs from Jason Robert Brown. Over the past six years, this event has helped raise more than $15,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Come and see some outstanding musical performances and support this amazing cause! $5. 3715 Pennsylvania Ave. sites.google.com/site/hempsteadspeechandtheater.
The Lead Miner’s Daughter
Sunday, September 15 @ 2 PM
Hazel Green Opera House (Hazel Green, WI)
In this Fever River Puppeteers’ marionette show, Adeline must try to save her father from an evil goblin down in the lead mines of old Wisconsin. She has help from a farmer, a cow and a badger. $5 Adults; $4 children. 2130 Main St., Hazel Green, WI. 608-732-7129. hazelgreenoperahouse.blogspot.com.
Downton Abbey Tea & Trivia
Sunday, September 15 @ 2–4 PM
Platteville Public Library Community Room (Platteville, WI)
Join us in the Platteville Public Library for tea, finger sandwiches, and cookie decorating followed by a trivia contest in celebration of the new Downton Abbey film. Free. 225 W Main St, Platteville, WI. 608-348-7441 x4. PlattevillePublicLibrary.org.
Math Mania: Tessellation Art
Monday, September 16 @ 4 PM
Carnegie-Stout Public Library
In this club, participants will engage in enjoyable games and activities that relate to math. This club is great for children of all skill levels and abilities. Ages 7–10. RSVP Required. 563-589-4225 x2228. dubuque.lib.ia.us.
Sheet Pan Dinners: Fall Recipes
Monday, September 16 @ 6–8:30 PM
Convivium Urban Farmstead
Sheet pans aren’t just for baking cookies anymore. Join us at Convivium to discover the simplicity and versatility of making an entire meal on just one pan! In this hands-on class, you will make and enjoy three healthy, fall inspired sheet pan dinners – Sausage and Roasted Fall Veggies with Pomegranate, Cashew Chicken Quinoa Bake, and a Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil. Clean eating has never been so easy to make and clean up. $30. 2811 Jackson St. 563-557-2900. convivium-dbq.com.
Digital Nature Photography
Monday, September 16 @ 6:30 PM
E.B. Lyons Interpretive Center
The Dubuque Camera Club invites Tri-State photography enthusiasts with an interest in nature photography to its meeting on Sept. 16. The club will judge digital nature photos from the N4C, a group of 37 midwestern photography clubs. Free. dubuquecameraclub.com.