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
Saturday, January 19: 1990s Team Trivia
7pm to 9pm
Travel back to the 90s for January's Team Trivia. Join us at the Bricker-Price Block on Saturday, January 19th at 7pm. Five rounds of trivia with up to six members per team; each team is $30. Beer, wine, soft drinks and water available for purchase.
Wednesday, January 23: Wooden Welcome Sign Craft Class
Looking to dress up your entry way? Bricker-Price has a crafting event for you! Create a wooden WELCOME sign (vertical) with Alli Waugh on Wednesday, 1/23 @ 6:30pm. Welcome sign dimensions are 12" wide x 48" long; pick your own colors. Cost for the instructor and materials is $40. Beverages available for purchase (beer/wine $5, pop/water $1).
Sunday, January 27: Make Ahead Freezer Meals
4pm to 6pm
*ATTENTION BUSY PARENTS* Bricker-Price has a convenient, 'cool' event for you at the end of January...Make Ahead Freezer Meals! Plan dinner ahead for the busy work week with eight meals including: Easy Sausage Gumbo, Cilantro Lime Chicken, Beef and Broccoli Teriyaki, Sesame Honey Chicken, Pizza Pasta Casserole, Pepperoncini Beef, Asian Chicken Thighs, Lasagna Casserole.
The make ahead meals save time and 'going out to eat' money by preparing in advance, and offer a healthier option compared to prepackaged or fast food. Make light work of prepping these meals with friends and family in this social atmosphere. The cost of the eight (8) meals is $115 which includes everything you need...the ingredients, spices, and even the bags to get the food home. All recipes will be yours to keep. Please register by January 23rd.
Wednesday, January 30: Wine Wednesday (Wine Tasting)
7pm to 9pm
January's wine tasting at the Bricker-Price Block will be wine from around the world. Two reds and two whites will be presented from four different countries.
- FRANCE: Chateau de Sablet (Bordeaux)
- ARGENTINA: Verum Patagonia (Malbec)
- SPAIN: Ernio (Txakoli)
- ITALY: Baci Dolci (Blonde, Moscato)
WINE down with us Wednesday, January 30th, at 7pm. Wine tastings are $20 per person and will include hors d'oeuvres that complement each wine. Bring your friends and/or family for a fun, relaxing night of wine sampling. We hope to see you there!!!
Saturday, February 2: Craft & Vendor Fair
Bricker-Price is hosting a Craft & Vendor Fair on Groundhog Day, February 2nd from 9am to 2pm. This event is free to the public. Come shop with us in the Hadley Family Social Club (2nd floor of the Bricker-Price Block) just in time for Valentine's Day! Vendors will be displaying and selling some of the following: home decor, jewelry, crocheted towels/cloths, leather earrings, mugs, apparel, signs, crafts, LuLaRoe, Scentsy, POSH, Color Street, Paparazzi, doTerra essential oils, and more.
Saturday, February 9: Chocolate Candy Making Class
10am to 12pm
HELLO CHOCOLATE LOVERS!!! Just in time for Valentine's Day, we are excited to announce a chocolate candy making class! Bev Johnson with Bev's Cake (from the former Chestnut Cafe) will be instructing this interactive candy making class. Bev has over 40 years' experience in baking and candy making. The chocolate for this class is quality chocolate, direct from a well-known chocolate manufacturer. Each participant will create four chocolate candies: chocolate caramels, chocolate covered cherries, chocolate peanut butter cups, and chocolate red hearts. Cost includes the instructor, molds, ingredients, and recipe. Make and take home two dozen pieces (six of each kind), along with your own candy brush and squeeze bottle! Spots are limited, YOU MUST PREREGISTER by February 1st. NOTE: white chocolate available for those that may have a cocoa allergy.