Around the area
EMMETSBURG — Palo Alto Sportsmen’s Ducks Unlimited annual Banquet and Fundraiser is 5 p.m. TODAY at Wild Rose Casino & Resort, Emmetsburg. Social time is 5 to 8 p.m. with raffles, silent auction, games and bar. Dinner, buffet-style, is 7 to 8 p.m. Live auction begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are available from Julia Rolston at 712-260-2989 or Roger Hankey at 712-298-2798.
EMMETSBURG — Palo Alto Arts Council presents Classics at the Riviera Theatre at 4:30 p.m. SUNDAY. “To Kill a Mockingbird” will be shown. Admission is free.
GOWRIE — The Ladies of the Gowrie United Methodist Church are holding a Quilt Auction at noon SUNDAY at the church. The cross-stitch quilt measures 96 inches by 108 inches. A lunch of beefburgers, baked beans, chips and pie/brownies and ice cream will be served.
LEHIGH — The Lehigh United Methodist Church is holding a Second Sunday Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. SUNDAY at the church. Creamed chicken on biscuits, salad, dessert and drink will be served dine in or carryout for a freewill offering.
MANSON — Manson WA TAN YE Club Craft Show is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. SATURDAY at Manson Northwest Webster High School, Manson. Lunch will be available dine in or carryout.
EMMETSBURG — Emmetsburg Rotary Club Trivia Night fundraiser is 7 p.m. SATURDAY at the Emmetsburg VFW. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost is $75 for a table of up to six people or $15 for individuals at the door. There will be a cash bar by the VFW with popcorn available or bring your own snacks. Pre-register your at Hughes Pharmacy. All proceeds go to the Emmetsburg Rotary Club scholarship fund.
EMMETSBURG — First United Methodist Church, Emmetsburg, is holding its annual Harvest Dinner and Auction at 11:30 a.m. SUNDAY following worship service at the Family Life Center.
FONDA — Fonda Arts Center, Fonda, is holding a Veteran’s Day celebration at 6 p.m. TODAY. There will be patriotic songs, hymns and music of the season performed. Admission and refreshments are free.
FONDA — Fonda Arts Center, Fonda, is holding its annual Holiday Greens Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SUNDAY in front of the Arts Center.
CLARION — Heartland Museum, Clarion, is hosting its annual Fall Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SATURDAY at the museum, 119 Ninth St. SW, Clarion.
JEFFERSON — Placoderm Base chapter of the United States Submarine Veterans is holding a Veterans Memorial and monthly meeting at 11 a.m. SATURDAY at the Junkyard Cafe, 108 W. State St., Jefferson. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOXHOLM — Boxholm Community Club is holding a Pancake Breakfast from 7 1o 10 a.m. SATURDAY at the Boxholm Community Building. A freewill donation will be accepted.
HARCOURT — The American Legion Feather Party is 7 p.m. SATURDAY at the Harcourt Community Center, Harcourt. Those attending will play bingo for turkeys. Bingo cards are 50 cents per game. Refreshments will be available.
In Fort Dodge
FORT DODGE — Community Health Center of Fort Dodge presents “Costumes & Comedy” fundraiser at 6 p.m. SATURDAY at Shimkat Motor Company, 3126 Fifth Ave. S. Social time begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. There will be an auction, raffle, cash bar, dessert auction and entertainment featuring comedian Doug Thompson. Advance tickets are $45 per person and may be purchased online at biddingforgood.com/chcfortdodge, from CHC staff, by calling 515-576-6500 or at Shimkat Motor Company. Tickets at the door are $50.
FORT DODGE — The Special Olympics Fort Dodge 2022 Polar Plunge is 1 p.m. SUNDAY at Kennedy Park, 1415 Nelson Ave. Registration and check in is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Those attending are encouraged to wear costumes. A post party will immediately follow the plunge and will include food, music and prizes.
FORT DODGE — The Comedia Musica Players present “9 to 5, The Musical” at 7 p.m. TODAY and 2 and 7 p.m. SATURDAY in the FDFAA Phillips Luxury Apartments Auditorium, 1015 Fifth Ave. N. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and are available for purchase at Hy-Vee or online at comediamusica.com.
FORT DODGE — The Fort Dodge VFW Post 1856, 518 S. 29th St., is holding a homemade Ham and Bean Soup with cornbread meal starting at 11:30 a.m. TODAY at the post for a freewill donation. The public is welcome.
FORT DODGE — Indoor Winter Flea Market and Craft Sale is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. SATURDAY and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SUNDAY at the Webster County Fairgrounds, 22770 Old Highway 169 S. Admission is free. Food vendor will be onsite.
FORT DODGE –The Fall Vendor Fair at Citizens Central will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on SATURDAY. The event, hosted by the Fort Dodge Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department, will feature more than 20 vendors. Vendors will be selling a wide variety of items, including jewelry, decor, art prints, Mary Kay, Scentsy, woodworking and more. Visitors will have the opportunity to win door prize drawings. The event is free and open to the public.