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Schera’s News

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Abu Nawas Anniversary Beer Tasting on 4/12!

Once again our friends at Abu Nawas Beverage Company are celebrating their anniversary at Schera’s, and you’re invited. The tasting will be on Saturday, April 12 from Noon to 5pm. We will have 16 different beers on tap from breweries such as Evil Twin, Stillwater, Xbeeriment, Mikkeller, Jolly Pumpkin, Freigeist, La Trappe, and Perfect Crime. Final tap selections will be posted on our website by April 7. Admission is $25 per person and includes 2 ounce pours of the 16 beers plus light refreshments. Will-call tickets can be purchased in advance with a credit card by calling 563-245-1992. Otherwise, they can be purchased at the door on the day of the event. The restaurant will be closed for regular service during the tasting. Bottles of some of the featured beers will be available for carry-out sales. Don’t miss out on this awesome annual event!

Seven Deadly Sins…on May 3!

In the last few emails, I’ve hinted at a very special upcoming beer event.  The event will take place on Saturday May 3.  Schera’s will be one of only 16 locations in the United States participating in the US debut of the Sinners series from Amager Bryghus. The seven beers range in styles from pilsner to imperial IPA, and 5 more inbetween.  Read more about the individual beers at the importer’s website.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity because it won’t happen again!  More details about the event will be coming soon, but definitely save the date!

New menu, etc.

Spring is here and so is our new Spring Menu.  I’ve added several new tagines including Beef and Lamb Meatball Tagine to the menu and a new vegetarian entree: Panko-Crusted Fried Polenta with Spicy Tomato Sauce.  Check out all the new additions on our website.  The patio will open once temperatures stay in the 70s.  Finally, we will be closed Easter, April 20, so that our staff may enjoy the day with their families.

Central Community High School presents:The Little Mermaid

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Grab the kids in your life and don’t miss Central Community High School’s presentation of the Little Meramid. Friday, March 21st and Saturday, March 22nd at 7:30pm.

St. Patrick’s Day in Elkader

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

St Patrick’s Day in Elkader Facebook Event Page

Free Cabaret Anyone?

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Classic Broadway Cabaret at the Elkader Opera House

Saturday, March 8th 4 p.m. ~  Elkader Ladies Day Out

Tickets: Free admission compliments of the Opera House Players

Presented by the Opera House Players: Erin Horst, Chelsy Jo Suddendorf, Cheri Moser, Chris Hadley, Jonathon Moser and Eric Layden

Elkader Ladies Day Presentation Schedule

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Ladies’ Day Out – Presentations Schedule
(presentations last about 20 minutes)

9:00: The Backstitch, “Russian Punch Needle”
Elkader Carpet and Design, “Simple Magic mini-makeovers”

10:00: Central Community Hospital, held at Treats on Bridge Street, “Food Labels”
Bridge Street Boutique and Gift, “Out With the ‘Cold’ – ‘Spring’ in the New!”

11:00: Elkader Floral Shop, “Magical Flowers”
Once Was, “Making a Barnwood ‘Welcome’ Chair”

12:00: Signs ‘n’ Frames, “Wrapping It vs. Framing It”
12:30: The General Store & More, “Kitchen Gadgets”

1:00: The Backstitch, “Russian Punch Needle”
Elkader Carpet and Design, “Simple Magic mini-makeovers”

2:00: Bridge Street Boutique and Gift, “Out With the ‘Cold’ – ‘Spring’ in the New!”
Common Clay Studio, “Throwing Pottery on the Wheel”

3:00: Elkader Floral Shop, “Magical Flowers”

4:00: Broadway Cabaret at the Opera House – Free, presented by the Opera House Players

All day: Wine-tasting at Zapf’s Pronto
Complimentary mini-massages at the brand-new JEM Salon and Spa – Stop in to reserve a time!

Register at every presentation for the door prizes!

More Ladies Day Out Details

Elkader Ladies Day Out 2014 – Makeover Magic

Monday, February 17th, 2014


12th Annual Ladies’ Day Out in Elkader
Saturday, March 8th
Makeover Magic
Registration is FREE:
register anytime between 8:30 a.m. and Noon
First 250 ladies to register receive: a Gift Bag with goodies and a Coupon Book
Register at Central State Bank’s community room at 200 North Main Street
across from the Elkader Opera House

• In-Store Workshops • Presentations • Demonstrations • Discounts

In-store presentations: Attend the specially planned in-store presentations. Presentations begin at 9:00 a.m. and are scheduled on the hour.

Lunch with your friends, take in a movie at the cinema and enjoy the FREE Cabaret at the Elkader Opera House. View the historic architecture of Main Street and the surrounding neighborhood while you shop. Elkader has ten Historic Register Sites.

Registration is FREE: The first 250 ladies to register will receive a Gift Bag and a Coupon Book. Register at Central State Bank’s Community Room, 200 N. Main St., across from the Elkader Opera House anytime from 8:30 a.m. to Noon.

Fun! Prizes!
Coupon Specials
Wine & Food Tasting
Register for Drawing


Win Gift Baskets:
Sign in at registration and earn your first chance to win a giant gift basket. Each time you attend an in-store presentation or event register again to increase your chances of winning one of the 3 giant prize gift baskets!

Get the 2014 Ladies’ Day Schedule of Events here when available.

Parking is available in the public lot north of the Central State Bank parking lot at 200 N. Main Street and in the lot next to Fire Farm at 104 1st Street SW.

Info: call (563)245-2857 or email elkader@alpinecom.net

Ladies’ Day Out – Presentations Schedule
(presentations last about 20 minutes)

9:00: The Backstitch, “Russian Punch Needle”
Elkader Carpet and Design, “TBA”

10:00: Central Community Hospital, “TBA
Bridge Street Boutique and Gift, “TBA”

11:00: Elkader Floral Shop, “TBA”
Once Was, “Making a Barnwood ‘Welcome’ Chair”

12:00: Signs ‘n’ Frames, “Wrapping It vs. Framing It”
12:30: The General Store & More, “Kitchen Gadgets”

1:00: The Backstitch, “Russian Punch Needle”
Elkader Carpet and Design, “TBA”

2:00: Bridge Street Boutique and Gift, “TBA”
Common Clay Studio, “Throwing Pottery on the Wheel”

3:00: Elkader Floral Shop, “TBA”
Once Was, “Making a Barnwood ‘Welcome’ Chair”

4:00: Broadway Cabaret at the Opera House – Free, presented by the Opera House Players

All day: Wine-tasting at Zapf’s Pronto
Complimentary mini-massages at the brand-new JEM Salon and Spa – Stop in to reserve a time!

Soup Supper tonight at Central Community

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Central Community Dollars for Scholars Soup Supper on February 13th 5pm – 6:30 pm.
Central Community  Dollars for Scholars is hosting a soup supper in the school cafeteria tonight, February 13th, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Proceeds support the class of 2014.  Stop in for soup before the 1st round of Girls Tournament action featuring Central Community vs Starmont! Game time is 7 pm.

Chili Cook Off for Central Community

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Browns Sales and Leasing, Elkader invites everybody to step in from the freezing cold and enjoy some HOT chili!
Saturday, February 1st, from 10-2
Browns Sales and Leasing, Elkader, IA

Browns employees will be teamed up in an effort to create their most creative and flavorful chili recipe to raise money for Central Community School. And YOU get to be the judge. The team with the most votes, well you get the picture, bragging rights at the water cooler. There will be no charge to the public for this exciting events, just a little donation basket if you like what you taste…

So stop on in and help us crown crown a chili cooking champion at Browns Sales and Leasing in Elkader on February 1st. For more information, call me, Kalie Means at 888-875-2409. See you there!

Second Hand Style-Prom Dress Consignment

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

2nd Hand Style – Prom Dress Consigment
Highland Helping Hands 4-H club
February 1st, 2014 8a.m. – 12 p.m
Freedom Bank Community Room, Elkader

Dress Drop Off: January 31st p.m. 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Freedom Bank

If you are looking to sell your formal or prom dress and accessories, we have a deal for you!  Highland Helping Hands 4-H club is hosting a prom consignment sale on February 1, 2014 in Elkader at the Freedom Bank Community room. You can bring in your dress, shoes, jewelry and other prom day items to sell either Friday, January 31, 2014 to the Freedom Bank room or contact us to make other arrangements. We’ll have a few vendors there as well to help you plan for this year’s prom too including hair, make-up and jewelry.

We are asking for $5 to consign a dress and $2.50 for accessories to help advertise. The seller sets the price and keeps 90% the Highland Helping Hands keeps 10%.

For more details, call or text Candyce Kobliska at 563-880-8638 to consign your items.  Tell your friends to save the date of February 1, 2014 to shop for your prom needs in Elkader. We have a variety of colors and sizes of dresses keep checking our face book page for pictures.(Highland Helping Hands)

Spend NYE 2014 at Drew’s

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Bring in the New Year with Drew and Chesea at Drew’s Sports Bar and Grill in downtown Elkader!

Johnson’s New Year’s Eve 2014 celebration

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Johnson’s Restaurant – Elkader
New Years Eve 2014 plan to have dinner with us. Terry will be slow roasting prime rib all day long and we will be serving a delicious seafood buffet plus our full menu is available. Serving begins at 5pm.