November 29 Bingo Night
Have fun playing Bingo! Proceeds benefit St. Mary's Catholic Church. Children 10-17 welcome with an adult. It is held every Thursday from 6:30-9 pm at 1203 Peace Street (old church). Game prices range from $0.50 to 2.00 a game or $17 for a game packet. For more information contact Peggy Moriarity at 641-628-1549.
November 29 Central College presents NPR reporter
The Central College Writers Reading series will host Rob Dillard, a Des Moines based correspondent for Iowa Public Radio (IPR). Dillard formerly taught news writing at Central. Unlike other Writers Reading sessions, Dillard will be playing snippets of his writing as recorded on IPR, particularly his "Being in Iowa" series. Dillard will be on campus Nov. 29 and will speak in the Geisler Reading Room at 7:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public.
November 30 - December 9 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Union Street Players will present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat this Christmas season at the Pella Community Center on Friday, Nov. 30, Saturday, Dec. 1, Thursday, Dec. 6 and Friday. Dec. 7 at 7 pm plus matinees on Sunday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 pm. This Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock 'n' roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless. Tickets will be available for online ordering three weeks prior to the show at www.unionstreetplayers.com.
November 30 Visit Santa on the Square!
Make sure to stop and see Santa before he heads back to the North Pole! From 5-7 at the Information Windmill.
November 30 Pella Opera House Film Series Wizard of Oz
This is the second film in a series of seven audience participation films. 7 pm, $5 admission. Won't you "follow the yellow brick road" with us this holiday season?
December 1 Brunch & Winter Style Show
Fun fashion, delicious food, and great friends make for a perfect Saturday morning! Get the girls together and attend this brunch and fashion show featuring clothing and accessories from Pella's stores & boutiques! 9:30 am at Monarchs; tickets $15 in advance/$20 at the door, available at Pella Chamber of Commerce office.
December 1 Live Nativity Scene and Photo Opportunity
"Step into the Stable" and participate in a live Nativity scene at Second Reformed Church on the corner of Broadway and Liberty from 1-4 pm. Costumes will be available for children to wear as they join Mary, Joseph and live farm animals for a manger moment. Or parents can fill in as Mary and Joseph as families create their own scene. It's a free Christmas photo opportunity as there is no admission charge. Hot chocolate and cookies will also be provided a few steps away inside the church's Gathering Space
December 1 Flying Pans Caribbean Christmas
Enjoy the holiday sounds of this steel band's Christmas concert at Central's Graham Banquet Hall, 7:30 pm. Admission is $5 or an unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots.
December 2 Steve Green Christmas Concert
Get in the Christmas Spirit at the Steve Green Christmas Concert! 2 pm at Pella Christian High School's Vermeer Auditorium. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. You may purchase tickets at the Sanctuary Coffeehouse Christian Books and Gifts or by calling Patty Zylstra at 641-628-8087 ext 105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds will benefit Christian Opportunity Center. These would make wonderful early Christmas gifts!