Dedicated to Cultural and Community Programming
in Earlham and Madison County, Iowa
Restored inside and out, the historic Bricker-Price Block serves as the cornerstone for renewed community life in Earlham and Madison County, extending a welcome to guests from Central Iowa and beyond. On the ground floor, The Hare & the Hound Restaurant and Saison Café will soon be two of the area’s newest destination dining spots. Upstairs, the Hadley Family Social Club with its classic arched windows, tall tin ceilings and refinished wood floors, is a beautiful setting for parties, receptions, weddings, dinners and corporate meetings. The Hadley Family Social Club also presents a wide variety of entertainment and educational opportunities including live music concerts, trivia competitions, craft fairs and art exhibits. Culinary classes showcasing Iowa’s greatest chefs, gourmet dinners, and cooking competitions round out the offerings in the Prairie Meadows Culinary Kitchen.
Upcoming Classes & Events
Friday, November 16: Improv & Family Trivia Night
Bricker-Price will host TWO events on one night: family trivia night (up to six people per team) and a performance from a local improv group. All ages welcome. These events will be on Friday, November 16th at 7pm. Cost is $10 per person (kids 10 and under free). Beverages will be available for purchase.
Bricker-Price is proud to introduce the first official show for Worst Case Scenario. This local group performs short form improv, and is based out of Earlham, IA. The members of Worst Case Scenario are Luke Varner, Michael Allen, and Ashton Winey. They are hot off the heels of opening for Chowdown, Des Moines’ longest running improv group, earlier this year. Worst Case Scenario will also be the hosts for family trivia. See you FRIYAY, 11/16, at "The Block".
Wednesday, November 28: Natural Wreath Making Class
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Bricker-Price is excited to announce a holiday, evergreen wreath making class. Carole Beth Mapes, a 2007 graduate of Earlham High School, will be at Bricker-Price on Wednesday, November 28th to teach a hands-on wreath making class in the Hadley Family Social Club on the 2nd floor. If you have not seen Carole's wreaths at the 4-H Christmas Bazaar, they are absolutely beautiful (see photo). We are pleased to have the opportunity for Carole to instruct this class right here in Earlham. The natural wreath-making materials will be hand delivered by Carole from Maine. Spots are limited. Cost for the class and materials is $40 per wreath.
Saturday, December 8: Family Team Trivia
7pm to 9pm
Get into the holiday season with all things Christmassy at the next Team Trivia challenge. Holiday foods, cartoons, songs, toys, movies and beyond. Join us at the Bricker-Price Block on Saturday, December 8th at 7pm to get into the holiday spirit. Five rounds of trivia with up to six members per team; each team is $30. Beer, wine, soft drinks and water available for purchase.
Saturday, December 15: Leather Earring Crafting Class
10am to 12pm
Looking for a handmade gift for someone? Join us with Tiffany Smith of The Dancing Llama for this make & take event. Participants will craft 2 pairs of genuine leather earrings with .925 sterling hooks. Tiffany will help you choose from over 20 different patterns and colors, including buffalo plaid, animal prints or trendy colors like mustard, metallics or rose, then assemble them into a teardrop or reverse teardrop shape.