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 is one 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.
Upcoming Classes & Events
Thursday, April 18: Throwback Thirsty Thursday at Bricker-Price Block
6pm to 9pm Do you remember the good ole college days of cheap beer? Do you want to reminisce? Join us at Bricker-Price Block Thursday, April 18th at 6 PM for our debut Throwback Thirsty Thursday event! PBR, Hamm's, Schlitz, Old Milwaukee, Keystone, Natty Light and Busch Light are just a few of the featured beers. There is no cover charge for his event. Just come and enjoy some cheap beer!
Friday, April 26: Levitt AMP Earlham Music Series Reveal Party
7pm to 9pm Be the first to see our full TEN WEEK concert lineup and jam to some of the music you'll hear this summer! Come enjoy some free pizza from The Hare & the Hound and a cash bar is available as well!
Friday, May 10: Improv Night at Bricker Price Block
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Are you wondering what to expect? So are we! Improvisation (Improv) is the comedic art of making stuff up in the moment. The characters, themes, settings... we have no idea what to expect! So, get ready for a night of humor and spontaneity.
CHOWDOWN is a live improv comedy show from the minds of Clifton Dewayne Antoine, Jill Leary, Onnalee Kelley, Tim Overton, Paul Privitera and Caitlin Dorsett. These folks are the real deal and are regulars on the Des Moines Social Club comedy calendar. (http://desmoinessocialclub.org/)
Saturday, May 11: Celebrate Moms! Wine & Canvas Event
4pm to 6pm
Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift or experience? At just $30 a ticket, this class will be the perfect pairing of a variety of wines selections, a beautiful canvas painting and, more importantly, a celebration of moms! Bring your mom, stepmom or mother-in-law or pull together your best mom-friends for a guided social painting experience on Saturday, May 11 at 4 PM. No painting skills are required.
Saturday, May 18: Chunky Knit Blanket Class
9am to 12pmFor those folks who cannot attend a weeknight craft event, we have added a Saturday morning class!
In this class, you will be guided through the hand knitting process to create a cozy, one-of-a-kind Chunky Knit Blanket. The blanket requires no needles or knitting experience! The registration fee is $70.00 and includes all materials and instruction.
You will receive enough chunky chenille yarn to make an (approximately) 40" x 50" blanket. You will be able to choose your yarn colors when you arrive for class. A selection of neutral colors (i.e gray, cream, and tan) will be available to choose from. Colors may be limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis.