Enjoy the many events and activities in Forest City during the month of December  2018.

Paddler’s Tap is offering 12 Days of Paddler’s Christmas. See their Facebook page for the deals.

Holiday Tour of Lights at Heritage Park of North Iowa. Open Nov 23-Dec 15th Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 6-9pm AND Dec 16-24 open every night 6-9pm. Santa will be there on Saturdays.

Nov 30-Dec 6: “Fantastic Beast: The Crimes of Grindelwald”@ Forest Theatre, Show times; Tues. to Sat. 7pm, Sun. 4 & 7 pm

December 1st, Public Library Christmas Open House,  10:30 am –12:30 pm Postponed due to Winter weather conditions to Dec. 5th, 2-4:30pm. 

December 1st, Forest City Winter Craft and Vendor Event, Waldorf University. 10-2pm at Waldorf Atrium

December 1st, Free Christmas Matinee movie “Elf” @ Forest Theatre, 1 pm, doors open at 12:30 pm

December 1st, Christmas with Waldorf @ Boman Fine Arts Center, 7- 8:30 pm, doors open at 6 pm

December 2nd, Pancake Breakfast @ American Legion, 7 – 12:30 pm

December 4th, Waldorf History Symposium, 5:30pm – 9:30pm, Recital Hall

December 4th, Immanuel Friends and Family & Vital Agers host a dinner & musical, 11:30am , $8.50, RSVP to the Church.

December 5th, YMCA Christmas Open House,  5:30 am – 9 pm

December 5th, Public Library Christmas Open House,  2:00pm – 4:30pm

December 6th, TSB Christmas Open House, 9 am – 2 pm

December 6th, Forest City Auto Center Christmas Open House, Pritchard’s,  4 – 6pm

December 7-13,  “The Nutcracker & The Four Realms” @ Forest Theatre, Show times; Tues. to Sat. 7 pm, Sun. 4 & 7 pm.

December 8th,  Free Christmas Matinee movie “The Polar Express” @Forest Theatre, 12 pm. Doors open at 11:30 am

December 8th, Tree Toasting @ The Paddler’s Tap. Open at Noon.

December 8th, Forest City Christmas on Clark St, 1:30 – 4:30 pm,

December 8th, Parks & Rec Christmas Dance @ Civic Auditorium, Signin 4:30 – 5:15 pm, dance 5:30 – 8:30 pm

December 8th, North Iowa Brewery Tour, Hosted by Forest City YoungProfessionals @ 5 pm; Reservations Required

December 8th, Home for the Holidays w/ 2nd Generation @ Trinity Church, 7 – 8 pm. A night of Christmas Gospel Music.

December 8-9: BrickStreet Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol” @Boman Fine Arts Center, Sat. 7 pm, Sun. 2 pm

December 9th, BrickStreet Theatre Opening Weekend Open House @ Boman Fine Arts Center, 4:30 pm

December 12th,  MBT Christmas Open House, 9 – 4 pm, Santa 2-4 pm

December 13th, City Holiday Open House,  12-2pm, @ City Hall

December 14th, Edward Jones Christmas Open House, 9 am – 5 pm

December 14th, Education Foundation Pancake Fundraiser

December 14-20, “Ralph Breaks the Internet” @ Forest Theatre, Show times; Tues. to Sat. 7 pm, Sun. 4 & 7 pm

December 14-16, BrickStreet Theatre presents “A Christmas Carol” @ Boman Fine Arts Center, Fri. & Sat. 7 pm, Sun. 2 pm

December 15th: Chrysler of Forest City Holiday Open House, 10 -12pm

December 15th: Cribbage Tournament @ The Paddler’s Tap, rules 2:15pm, games begin at 2:30 . $5 entry goes to prizes

December 15th, Candle Light Church Service @ Heritage Park of North Iowa, 6 pm; Soup Supper @ 7 pm

December 15th Trivia Night @ The Paddler’s Tap. No fees. Teams of up to 6. Prizes awarded. Begins at 7 pm.

December 16th, First Baptist Church, Christmas Together, 6 – 10 pm, Entertainment, kids cookie decorating, and refreshments.

December 20th, Life Serve Blood Drive @ First Baptist Church,1- 6 pm

December 20th, Holiday Shopping w/ Color Street, Thirty-One, & Silpada @ Body & Skin Rejuvenation, 1 – 6 pm

December 21-Jan 3, “Aquaman” @ Forest Theatre, Show times; Tues. to Sat. 7 pm, Sun. 4 & 7 pm

December 27th,  Intro to Young Living Essential Oils @ 616 S. Clark St,

December 30th,  The Christmas Hustle @ The YMCA, 1 – 2 pm Spinning and core workout.

December 31st, New Years Eve Gala Sponsored by the Forest City Education Foundation @ Waldorf University Atrium

Event and Activity Resources:

Forest City Chamber of Commerce, 641-585-2092, www.forestcityia.com/calendar/     FB: City of Forest City 
Boman Fine Arts Center www.bomanfineartscenter.org 
Waldorf University, www.waldorf
Forest Theatre, http://forestcitytheatre.com 

Send event information to growfc@forestcityia.com to have it added to the list.