Forest City 2018 Holiday Activities and Events

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

Public Library Christmas Open House, Dec. 1, 10:30 am –12:30 pm
Forest City Winter Craft and Vendor Event, Waldorf University, Dec. 1st. 10-2pm at Waldorf Atrium
Free Christmas Matinee movie “Elf” @ Forest Theatre, Dec 1, 1 pm, doors open at 12:30 pm
Christmas with Waldorf @ Boman Fine Arts Center, December 1st, 7- 8:30 pm, doors open at 6 pm
Pancake Breakfast @ American Legion, Dec 2nd, 7 – 12:30 pm
Waldorf History Symposium, Dec. 4th, 5:30pm – 9:30pm, Recital Hall
YMCA Christmas Open House, Dec 5th, 5:30 am – 9 pm
TSB Christmas Open House, Dec 6th, 9 am – 2 pm
Forest City Auto Center Christmas Open House, Pritchard’s, Dec 6th, 4 – 6pm
December 7-13,  “The Nutcracker & The Four Realms” @ Forest Theatre, Show times; Tues. to Sat. 7 pm, Sun. 4 & 7 pm.
December 8,  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
City Holiday Open House, December 13th, 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 15: Chrysler of Forest City Holiday Open House, 10 -12pm
December 15: 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 16, First Baptist Church, Christmas Together, 6 – 10 pm, Entertainment, kids cookie decorating, and refreshments.
Life Serve Blood Drive @ First Baptist Church, December 20,1- 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 27,  Intro to Young Living Essential Oils @ 616 S. Clark St,
December 30,  The Christmas Hustle @ The YMCA, 1 – 2 pm Spinning and core workout.
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,     FB: City of Forest City 
Boman Fine Arts Center 
Waldorf University, www.waldorf
Forest Theatre, 
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