Posts Tagged ‘Elkader’

St. Patrick’s Day in Elkader

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

St Patrick’s Day in Elkader Facebook Event Page

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!

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.

Schera’s featured on CNN Headline News

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
Schera’s Restaurant and Bar, downtown Elkader  was recently featured on CNN’s Headline News channel. The segment, called Small Business Success, gave an overview of the restaurant and explored some of the reasons why it has been successful.  Check it out here.  A special thanks from owners Brian and Frederique, to everyone who turned out for the film shoot on a snowy, wintery night!

Schera’s featured on Headline News.Schera’s was recently featured on CNN’s Headline News channel. The segment, called Small Business Success, gave an overview of the restaurant and explored some of the reasons why it has been successful.  Check it out here.  A special thanks to everyone who turned out for the film shoot on a snowy, wintery night!

December 3rd, Enjoy Elkader’s Spirit of Small Town Christmas

Sunday, November 27th, 2011

Elkader's Holiday CelebrationThe Elkader Chamber of Commerce invites you to Elkader’s Holiday Celebration on Saturday, December 3rd.

Everyone will  enjoy the spirit of a small town Christmas.

  • The kids will enjoy the Christmas Storyhour and Wee Shop at the Elkader Public Library starting at 10 a.m.  Kids love the opportunity pick out donated Christmas gifts for their special people.
  • The library’s 4th Annual Chocolate Fest starts at 1 p.m. at the Elkader Jailhouse Inn.
  • Downtown Carriage rides (weather permitting) and music start at 1 p.m.
  • Kids can visit with Santa Claus at 118 West Bridge Street (between  Treats and The Copper Frog) from 2 to 4.
  • Be sure to register to win Christmas Cash from participating Elkader merchants.
  • Don’t  forget your tickets for the Opera House Players holiday musical, “The Forgotten Carols,” at the Elkader Opera House by calling 563-873-2378 or at Moser Family Pharmacy.

Bring the family and spend a day of shopping, dining, and fun at the Holiday Celebration in Elkader on Saturday, December 3rd!

Elkader: October Fun, Deals, Shopping, Prizes and Sampling

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Thursday, October 6th is when the downtown Elkader merchants will join together to celebrate the essence of October.  If you like to shop and find a few deals, win prizes, dress in costumes and taste unique food items and wine, then head to downtown Elkader this coming Thursday evening.   The Buttery, Willow Creek Wine and GardenThe Turkey River Mall,  Bridge Street Boutique and The Copper Frog will be open for extended hours and will be offering various food and drink samples along with great deals and hosting door prize drawings for shoppers to enter.

Last year’s event was a huge hit with fun seekers swarming the streets of Elkader  enjoying the evening weaving in an out of the downtown shops.

See ads this page to gather the fun filled details!

Drew’s All you Can Eat Walleye Returns!

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Big news Walleye Fans!
Drew’s All you Can Walleye Friday’s return this Friday September 9th.  Many of Drew’s faithful have been patiently waiting for the day when Drew Armstrong, owner of Drew’s Sports Bar and Grille in downtown Elkader would return his famous Walleye fry to the Drew’s daily special line up.

Well the big news is, he has and here is the deal!

Friday Evenings at Drew’s will now feature All you can eat Walleye with a a choice of french fries or cheesy hash browns and salad bar for $9.99.

Check out the rest of Drew’s tasty daily special lineup and review their all new menu here

May at Schera’s – A Beautiful Thing

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

This is a must read press release from Schera’s Restaurant and Bar in downtown, Elkader…

Schera's Restaurant

We wanted to update you on some exciting upcoming events at Schera’s.
First, on Saturday May 7 we will be joined by Zach Wahls and his mothers for dinner and a discussion. If you remember, Zach, who has two mothers, gave an impassioned speech before the Iowa State House earlier this year in opposition to a constitutional amendment that would strip same sex couples of marriage rights in Iowa. His speech went viral over the internet and landed Zach on national television shows like Ellen. Hear his speech and learn more about the impact of his words here.

The night will begin at 5:30 with a social, followed by dinner at 6pm. The first course will be a Salad of Spring Greens with Roasted Beets and Sweet Potatoes, Candied Pecans, Crumbled Goat Cheese, and Balsamic Vinaigrette. The main course will be Algerian Chicken Pot Pie with a side of Fresh Fruit, followed by Lemon Cake Puddings for dessert. (more…)

Drew’s Bar and Grille is sporting a new bar

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

After many months of construction Drew Armstrong’s hard work has paid off.  As owner and operator of Drew’s Sports Bar and Grille , he is pretty proud to be sporting a 2nd bar and wowza it really looks nice.

Drew's Sports Bar and Grill opens a new bar, Elkader, IA

Drew's Sports Bar and Grill opens a new bar

This newly opened serving area is situated in the front of the building, and is enhanced with a huge window, so the natural light pours in.   Armstrong also added three flat screen TV’s  for customers to enjoy the big sporting events of the day.

This is a dream come true for Drew who has always dreamed of operating a sports bar.   In addition, to Drew’s tasty daily food specials here is a the specials for the Drew’s spirits:

Monday: All day Happy Hour
Tuesday: Buy 1 Get 1 Bottle of Beer
Wednesday: $2 Miller and Coors Bottles
Thursday: $1 Bud and Busch Light Draws
Friday: $3 16oz Mixers
Saturday: $1 Bud and Busch Light

Drew invites everyone to stop in and check it out.

Listings Updates

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Here are some recent updates to the Listings:

The Ritz in Dyersville has an all new menu.  Preview Menu Here and a new web site.  Visit their new site.

Bucks n Bulls in Harpers Ferry has uploaded their exciting March plans.

Drew’s Sports Bar & Grille in Elkader menu is all new.

Christmas Fantasy Postponed

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

From the Elkader Opera House: Due to the weather conditions, the Christmas Fantasy Concert  has been rescheduled for next Sunday, Dec 19 at 2pm.