Entertainment calendar

Email upcoming Arts & Entertainment events to A&E editor Kate Hayden at khayden@charlescitypress.com


The Charles Theatre:

All showings at 7 p.m.

“The Case for Christ” PG June 16-22

“Guardians of the Galaxy” PG13 June 23-29

“The Circle” PG13 June 30 – July 6

No movie July 4th


Friday, June 23

Party in the Park, 5-9 p.m., Central Park in Charles City.


 Saturday, June 24

Charles City farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Central Park.

Iowa Games at the Charles City Whitewater Park

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at Hanson’s Hold Up Bar & Grill in Arcadia, Wisconsin.


Sunday, June 25

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.

Gunderson Racing, 6 p.m., Allison.


Wednesday, June 28

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.

Charles City Senior Center, 11 a.m.,music by Tom Howland.

Wonderful Wednesdays at the Charles City Library, 1-1:45 p.m.; Floyd County Conservation, Heidi Reams, “How we can make the world a better place for our animal friends.”

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at Dotzys in Elgin.


Thursday, June 29

Charles City Senior Center, 11 a.m., music by the Zimmerman Family.

Cedar Talks: The Voter ID Question, featuring Dr. Fredric Waldstein of Wartburg College. Free presentation begins at 6 p.m. at the Pub on the Cedar and will run for around 30 minutes, with questions and discussion welcome. Contact khayden@charlescitypress.com for questions.


Friday, June 30

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


July — Heritage Month at the Charles City Arts Center

The Charles City Arts Center is accepting submissions from community members for the July heritage show. The show will showcase heirloom art created by family members or ancestors. Contact the Arts Center at 641-228-6284 for details.


Saturday, July 1

Dedication of the sculpture Revival, by artist David Williamson, at Victory Park by the pedestrian bridge. 1:30 p.m.

Charles City Bike Ride, 7:30 a.m. registration, ride starts at 8 a.m. at First Security Bank parking lot. Choice of 26-, 33- or 55-mile ride. Sag wagon available. Contact Dick Neal for more information, 641-330-9228 or rjneal@myomnitel.com.

Charles City farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Central Park.


Sunday, July 2

Bill Riley Talent Search competition begins at 1 p.m. at the Charles Theatre on Main Street. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. For more information, go to www.iowastatefair.org and click on Bill Riley Talent Search under the Participate tab.


Monday, July 3

Charles City Fourth of July Celebration, Kids Day (daytime) includes kids parade around Central Park, free kids games and activities in Central Park, Minnesota Zoo Stage Show, inflatables from 2-8 p.m., food and beverage vendors; Uncle Sam Jam (evening) includes live music in Central Park — PV & The Phantoms and The Plott Hounds, food and beverage vendors, beer garden with the Pub Crawlers.


Tuesday, July 4

Charles City Fourth of July Celebration, includes Firecracker 5K/Mile Races, Independence Day Parade, Central Park fun after the parade, food and beverage vendors, beer garden with the Pub Crawlers, live music featuring Endless Summer and fireworks.


Wednesday, July 5

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at the West Fork Wharf.


Friday, July 7

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Sunday, July 9

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Wednesday, July 12

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.


Friday, July 14

Party in the Park, 5-9 p.m., Central Park in Charles City.


Saturday, July 15

Charles City farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Central Park.


Wednesday, July 19

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at Sweets Hotel in LeRoy.


Friday, July 21

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Sunday, July 23

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Wednesday, July 26

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at Cresco A&W.


Friday, July 28

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Saturday, July 29

Charles City farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Central Park.


Wednesday, Aug. 2

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at the Carpenter Bar & Grill.


Friday, Aug. 4

Party in the Park, 5-9 p.m., Central Park in Charles City.


Wednesday, Aug. 9

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at PM Park in Clear Lake.


Friday, Aug. 11

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Sunday, Aug. 13

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Wednesday, Aug. 16

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at Grafton Gobblers Roost.


Friday, Aug. 18

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Saturday, Aug. 19

Art-a-Fest at Central Park, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Map of exhibitors and vendors available online at http://artafestcharlescity.weebly.com/.


Friday, Aug. 25

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Sunday, Aug. 27

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 1

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Friday, Sept. 8

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Sunday, Sept. 10

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 15

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Sunday, Sept. 24

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Oct. 8

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Oct. 22

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Nov. 12

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Nov. 26

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Dec. 10

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


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