The Gershwin Big Band
7:30PM in the Luther Center for Faith and Life.
Join singer and bandleader Michael Andrew for an evening of iconic American music by the inimitable George Gershwin, whose music remains as fress and irresistible as it was during the Jazz Age. Backed by a 17 piece band, Andrew performs favorites from Broadway, Hollywood, opera, and the classic American songbook.
Empty Nest Winery will release a new wine called "Sticky Buns" wine. It will be released at 4:00 p.m.
Years before Bert and Grace Porter resided at the stately brick Victorian, its original inhabitants, Dighton Ellsworth and his family, darkened its stairwells, and made merry there during holidays.
Visit the Porter House on Sunday afternoon on October 30 to see, hear, or sense for yourself if any early "Porter House Ghosties" still hide in the bell tower, or lurk in the basement. No tricks--just stories and treats for all who dare visit.
Regular admission fee ($7 adults; $5 seniors; $5 youth; children under 12 are free) includes both the museum tour and story experience; or just stop in for the story and leave an optional donation. All ages welcome.
7:30 pm Luther Center for Faith and Life
Clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen has won hearts and minds the world over with her expressive virtuosity and delightful stage presence. As "one of the brightest, most original young instrumentalists in jazz" (Washington Post). Cohen brings to the stage a soulful blend of modern and traditional jazz, classical music, Brazilian choro, Argentine tango, and Afro-Cuban styles.
Traditional Norwegian Lutefisk Dinner!
Big Canoe Lutheran Church annual lutefisk and meatball supper is Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults, and $4 for children 6 to 12. Children under 6 eat for free. All sales are final; no refunds.
Menu includes: Lutefisk, Norwegian meatballs, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, rutabagas, rolls, lefsa, cranberry fluff salad and Norwegian cookies.
Tickets are available from the following: Highland General Store (563-546-7722); Oneota Community Food Co-op (563-382-4666); Big Canoe Lutheran Church office (563-546-7974); Chairperson Rachael Hoffland (563-735-5382)
Bring your kids to Dragonfly Books!
Best-selling author, Eric Litwin, of the original four Pet the Cat books, The Nuts, and Groovy Joe, is coming to Decorah!
Performance times and registration details coming soon!
Sponsored by Friends of Decorah Public Library with support from the Walmart Foundation.
Hosted by the Decorah Community School District at Carrie Lee Auditorium.
7:30 pm in the Luther Center for Faith and Life
Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear J.S.Bach's own choir! Established in 1212 and representing 800 years of musical tradition, this iconic all-boys choir continues to be a strong cultural influence worldwide. The St. Thomas choir delivers an evening of uplifting, transcendent music that hasn't changed since Bach himself directed it.
Porter House Open House!
The Porter House Museum's Christmas Open House will be held on Saturday, December 2rd between 1 and 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors will enjoy live music, refreshments, festive décor, and a special exhibit on butterflies collected by A.F. Porter in South America nearly a century ago. Fitting with the butterfly theme, the holiday decorations will have a unique, artistic twist. Featuring a live wreath auction!