January 23rd, 2015 | By press release
News from Schera’s owner, Brian Bruening:
Winter may have settled firmly over Northeast Iowa, but at Schera’s we are still remembering milder times. And it is in this spirit that we are presenting an all cider and perry beer dinner on Monday, January 26. Doors open at 5:30 with seating for dinner at 6pm. Tickets are $32 per person, which includes tax. We will feature ciders and perrys (pear ciders) from Wisconsin, England and New Zealand. Check out the five course menu below. ( Please note, this is the anticipated menu. Last minute changes may be necessary due to ingredient availability; however, the broad outline will remain intact.)
Galettes Bretonnes with Mushrooms
Barn Swallow Cider, Aeppletroew
Pear Poached in Spiced Cider
Hogan’s Perry, UK
Cider and Onion Soup with Stilton Cheese
Zeffer Dry Apple Cider, NZ
Duck Breast with Risotto and Broccoli
Kinglet Bitter, Aeppletroew
Cranberry, Pear & Apple Tart
Appley Doux Sparkling Cider, Aeppletroew
Reservations are required and spaces are limited, so make your reservation today by replying to this email or calling 563-245-1992.
January 15th, 2015 | By Joleen Jansen
The Culture Trip recently ranked the 10 best cultural restaurants in Iowa. We’re thinking DnT needs to do a 10 best Restaurants in Clayton County! What do you think?
December 29th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen
Auditions for our Spring play “Moon Over Buffalo” will be at the Elkader Opera House on January 14th at 7pm and January 15th at 7pm. Come audition to be a part of this hilarious comedy!
December 29th, 2014 | By press release
We have started taking reservations for the big night December 31, 2014. Seatings are every half an hour starting at 5:30pm until 8:30pm, and reservations are strongly recommended.
Here’s the menu:
Curried Parsnip and Honey Soup
Cream of Celery and Apple
Winter Vegetable Salad with Maple Vinaigrette
Duck Breast Wellington
With Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli, Candied Carrots
Panettone Bread Pudding
Vanilla Pots de Crème with Bananas Foster Sauce
$32 per person, excludes tax, tip, and beverages.
Make your reservation today by replying to this email or calling 563-245-1992.
Warm holiday wishes!
P.S. The bar will also be open for walk-ins. There will be a very limited appetizer menu available a la carte, otherwise no regular menu that night.
December 20th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen
If you like the holiday lights at Motor Mill, help keep this beautiful tradition going with all the other great projects at the mill by donating to the Motor Mill Foundation.The lights are on 4:30-10:00.
December 17th, 2014 | By press release
A letter from Brian Bruening – owner of Schera’s
A Traditional English Christmas…
paired with traditional English beer!
To those in the know, some of our most cherished Christmas traditions come from England. So what better way to celebrate the holiday season than with an English Christmas dinner paired with some great English beer! The event will take place on Monday, December 22 starting at 6pm. Check out our five course menu:
First: Mince Pies, Clotted Cream paired with Adnams Broadside Ale
Second: Salmon Mousse on Melba Toast with Adnams Explorer East Coast Blonde
Third: English Cheddar, Dressed Salad with Timothy Taylor Landlord
Fourth: Cornish Game Hen, Roast Brussels Sprouts, Roast Parsnips, Crispy Potatoes with Adnams Southwold Bitter
Fifth: Plum Pudding, Hard Sauce with Adnams Tally Ho Barleywine
Plus everyone will receive a traditional English Christmas cracker to mark the occasion. Tickets are $36 per person, including tax and tip. Spaces are limited, so make your reservation today by replying to this email or calling 563-245-1992!
Schera’s Algerian-American Restaurant
P.S. There will be bottles of all the beers at the event available for sale at the event. They are great last minute Christmas gifts for the beer lovers on your list!
P.P.S. New Year’s Eve is right around the corner. Details will be posted on Schera’s webpage and Facebook page next week.
December 8th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen
The Elkader Opera House Presents:
December 14, 2014 – 2:00pm
A Holiday Concert
by local artists
A Gift from the Opera House Players
Admission is Free!
December 5th, 2014 | By press release
December 6, 2014
Lady Luck Marina | Marquette, IA
This year the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has eight scheduled stops in Iowa; Marquette being the next-to-last stop for our beautiful state! The Canadian Pacific train is adorned with tens of thousands of lights and serves as a stage for live musical performances as well as a transport for Santa. It is an extravagant sight and an event full of holiday cheer.
The brightly decorated Canadian Pacific train will stop at Marquette’s Riverfront Marina at 3:30pm on Saturday, December 6th. This stop will help the community and surrounding area collect food and money for the Clayton County Food Shelf. All are asked to bring a donation of non-perishable food items or a monetary donation to the Holiday Train.
SANTA CLAUSE will make an appearance as he roams through the crowd visiting with as many children as possible. The entertainer on the Holiday Train this year is Kira Isabella.
December 4th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen
The Postville Ecumenical Holy Walk invites everyone to
Come take a Journey of Love, Back to Bethlehem, To the very first Christmas…..
Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Lull’s Walking Trail – Postville, IA
Call (563) 864-6001 or; (563) 864-7699
for more information
Remember this is an outdoor event, dress accordingly
Parking is at St. Paul Lutheran Church Hall and bus shuttle service is available. There are refreshments at the Church Hall. Refreshments are provided by area churches and groups.
Holy Walk T-Shirts (longsleeve) Available at the Church Hall the night of the walk or get them ahead by calling Susan @ 563-864-6001
November 24th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen
All season long enjoy Shopping! Dining! Entertainment! and Register to Win Chamber Bucks!
Elkader Retail Open House Saturday, November 29th
1pm Clip Clop Wagon Rides
1pm – 3pm Santa will be in his cottage
Dining and Shopping Specials all day
Register to win Chamber Bucks at participating businesses
Christmas Story Hour and Santa’s Workshop
Saturday November 29th 10 am
Elkader Public Library
Lori Line 25th Anniversary Christmas Special
Elkader Opera House
Monday, December 1st at 7:30 pm
A Classic Christmas Fantasy
Sunday, December 14th at 2pm
Elkader Opera House
Admission is Free