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Performance & Event Venue
in Earlham, 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

Saturday, September 21
Minimalist Bracelet Jewelry Workshop

10 AM to 12 PM

This heavy gauge bangle features a fine silver fused circle and copper half round wire. Sandra and Gina with 1st Avenue Collective will teach fine silver fusing, metal forming and texturing techniques. No jewelry experience needed, just a desire to create. Registration is required. $40 includes instruction, the minimalist bracelet and a free mimosa!

Saturday, September 21
Disney Team Trivia

7 PM to 9PM

Once upon a time…
Disney Trivia was planned,
Teams up six will gather & ban.
$30 a team – one will prevail,
While being quizzed on princesses, princes and all of the fairy tales.
This may seem like an event for kids – don’t be fooled,
Its for those who grew up on Disney and are determined not to be schooled.
It’s September 21st – don’t be late,
Sign up here – the trivia will decide your fate!
It starts no later than 7 PM,
At Bricker-Price Block (of course), Earlham’s gem.
The End.

Wednesday, September 25
Chunky Knit Blanket Class

6PM to 9PM

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.

Wednesday, October 2
Kids Fall Foliage Watercolor Workshop

6PM to 7PM

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.

Get in the Fall spirit with a special Wednesday night workshop for 2nd through 4th graders. Using the beautiful shades of fall as inspiration, artist Christine Hilbert will guide participants through creating their own fall tree in this hour-long watercolor workshop. All supplies included. Students must be accompanied by an adult.

Christine Hilbert is a painter and jewelry designer based in Winterset, Iowa. She combines vintage treasures of all kinds to create artwork and jewelry that echoes the past. Christine earned her BFA from Iowa State University and also studied painting at the Savannah College of Art & Design. She was the Artist in Residence for Ballet Des Moines Winter 2016 season. She works as a designer for her accessory line, Bean & the Sprout. She is the author of the children’s book, Echo of the Star. You can learn more about her work at her website: www.christinehilbert.com.

Saturday, October 5
Pumpkin Craft Workshop

10AM to 12PM

Who’s ready for some fall decor!? Join Eva with Helps Homestead and get crafty by making one of three fall-themed pumpkin decor pretties for $55! As always, you get to choose your own color scheme at the workshop!

Saturday, October 5
Keep the Music Going with SuperQuiet

7PM to 9PM

FREE: Superquiet is a DesMoines, Iowa-based progressive rock trio with local roots – one of the band members is Robert Strain, an Earlham High School graduate! You can catch their act on Saturday, October 5th at 7 PM at Bricker-Price Block!

Sunday, October 20
The Harvest Gathering: an Intimate Farm-to-Table Dinner

5PM to 9PM

On October 20th, the harvest table will be set in the middle of our small town under farm-style lights in the middle of Chestnut Avenue in front of Bricker-Price Block in Earlham, Iowa. The event will be festively decorated by Rescued Junk & RJ Home, and a four-course dinner will be pair perfectly with an evening gathered around the table with friends, family and community. Guest will enjoy a delicious harvest feast with festive drinks from three local chefs (Joel Mahr of Primrose in Corning, IA, David Baruthio of Bistro Nomad in Des Moines and Sara Hill of The Hare + the Hound in Earlham). The evening will also include live music from Jason Walsmith of the Nada’s.

Saturday, November 30
Keep the Music Going with The New Mexicos

7PM to 9PM

FREE: On #SmallBusinessSaturday, the New Mexicos are back at Bricker-Price Block! They also performed as an opening act at the Levitt AMP Earlham Music Series! See this fun duo – Josh Parks Davis & Adam Bartelt – sing classic country tunes with a hint of rock & roll, and classic rock & roll with a whole lot of country on Saturday, November 30th at 7 PM!

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