25 August 2016
CC Singers name Scott Blakenbaker as new director

CC Singers name Scott Blakenbaker as new director


Director hopes to welcome in new members By Kate Hayden | khayden@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Singers have a new director to lead ...
CC quilter earns top prizes at Iowa State Fair

CC quilter earns top prizes at Iowa State Fair


Ana Blickenderfer earns first place, fourth place with paper-piecing creations By Kate Hayden | khayden@charlescitypress.com Charles City qu...
19 August 2016
Art-A-Fest: Behind The Booths

Art-A-Fest: Behind The Booths


Charles City’s annual Art-A-Fest remembers one young artist lost, but celebrates a thriving arts community Saturday, Aug. 20 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | C...
 
From steampunk to kimono

From steampunk to kimono


From steampunk to kimono If shoppers are looking to set themselves apart after Saturday’s Art-A-Fest, Toleka King may have something to offer th...
Blending two worlds in glass

Blending two worlds in glass


Blending two worlds in glass Retired dental ceramicist Bob Schnieder is continually surprised more dentists in his field aren’t doing glass fus...
11 August 2016
Nora Springs men earn state recognition for beer, wine

Nora Springs men earn state recognition for beer, wine


Staff report Two Nora Springs men have been recognized at the Iowa State Fair for both winemaking and beer brewing prowess. Shawn Wilkins was a...
 
05 August 2016
Canyon scenes and music dreams

Canyon scenes and music dreams


Series explores 1960s counter-culture   'The Day the Music Died', Charles City Arts Center Aug. 5-26; Gallery opening tonight, 5...
28 July 2016
It’s not too late to knock out summer reading lists

It’s not too late to knock out summer reading lists


By Kate Hayden | khayden@charlescitypress.com There’s not many books that grow up alongside you, and here’s where I warn you. I’m about to ge...
Stampede of progress

Stampede of progress


Stampede –– Party in the Park Central Park, 5-9 p.m.   By Kate Hayden | khayden@charlescitypress.com Any good band kn...
 
22 July 2016
ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR


ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR The Charles Theatre: All showings at 7 p.m. “Finding Dory”. July 15-28, PG Matinee July 21, 1:30 p.m. “Me Be...