Join us on Main Street for Weihnachtsfest on Friday November 29th! There will be food, kids activities, shopping, and most importantly Santa will be here to visit with the kids! Here is the schedule of events:
4:30 PM - VFW Auxiliary will be serving sandwiches and chips & Presbyterian Church will be serving pies at the German Village Mall
5:30 PM - Nut Fry at the VFW
5:45 PM - OPENING EVENTS
- Brass Band playing on Accura Porch
- Main Street Businesses will be open for shopping!
- Santa arrives by Midwest Helicopter (south side of Accura/parking lot)
6:00 PM - Lighted Parade down Main Street
AFTER THE PARADE
- Visit with Santa at The Market Place
- Cider & Cookies at Manning Pharmacy
- Cookie Walk at Old CANS Office
- Cookie Decorating at Main Street Office
- Brass Band at EWSA Law Office
- Hayrides at Corner of 3rd & Main
- Book Walk at Manning Public Library
- Christmas Buttons at State Farm
Keep the Weihnachtsfest fun alive and come to the Hausbarn-Heritage Park on Sunday, December 1st for family-friendly holiday fun! The Konferenz Centre will open its doors at 11:00, and will feature: *Pictures with Santa* *Kids Make & Take Holiday Craft* *Bake Sale & Hot Chocolate Bar* *Craft Vendors & Hausbarn Gift Shop* *Performances & Art Displays by IKM-Manning Fine Arts Programs* Then, at 3:00, visitors are invited to join us for our second annual Sounds of Christmas community concert, featuring local musical ensembles in Trinity Church. After the concert, we will have cookies and the bake sale, hot chocolate bar, and some of the vendor tables will remain open for anyone who would like to join us!
Kick off the holiday shopping season with crazy deals and family fun at Manning's Holiday Open House, November 1, 2 & 3. Here is some helpful information to help plan your trip!
PLACES TO SHOP DURING THE HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE:
The Market Place, 321 Main St., (Fri 7am-6 pm. Sat 8 am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm)
Manning Pharmacy, 317 Main St., (Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 8am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm)
Kristina's Flowers, 306 Main St., (Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 9am-3pm, Sun 10am-2pm)
Main St Liquor, Video & Tanning, 316 Main St., (Fri & Sat Noon-8pm, closed Sun)
PLACES TO EAT:
~ SOUP LUNCH FUNDRAISER (11-3 Sat only @ VFW)
~ DEB'S CORNER CAFE, 326 Main St., (Fri 6am-4pm, Sat 6am-4pm, closed Sunday.)
~ L&M BOWL, 825 5th St., (Fri 4pm-10pm, Sat Noon-10pm, Sun Noon-8pm)
~ CLIFF'S PLACE, 417 Main St., (Fri/Sat/Sun 11am-1pm)
~ BRICKHAUS BREWS: CLOSED FOR THE WEEKEND
~ JET EXPRESS (along Hwy 141): great grab n go selection!
~ CASEY'S (along Hwy 141): pizza/sandwiches on the go!
The IOWA Sign at Trestle Park! Head North on Main Street and follow the curve- you can't miss it!
The COCA COLA Mural on the south side of Deb's Corner Cafe, Main Street.
PLACES TO STAY: (make it a ladies weekend!)
Cobblestone Inn & Suites of Manning, on the edge of Manning. Call (712) 655-4000 for reservations.
JOIN US FOR OKTOBERFEST 2019!
Manning Hausbarn-Heritage Park is your go-to place to celebrate Oktoberfest this year! There's enormous Oktoberfest fun to be had right here at Western Iowa's favorite German Heritage site!
SCHEDULE FOR THE EVENT:
~ 3:00 ~ Tavern opens - Brats and Chips for sale throughout the whole event!
~ Also 3:00 ~ Euchre and Bags Tournaments - To register, call 712-655-3131, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
~ 3:00-5:00 ~ Those who purchased the "Oktoberfest Package" (see below), may take a self-guided tour of our museum at Hausbarn-Heritage Park - the 1660 German Hausbarn, the Leet-Hassler Farmstead, and Trinity Church.
~ 5:00 ~ Performance by German-American Dancers from Omaha
~ 5:30 ~ Official Keg Tapping Ceremony Performed by members of German-American Society of Omaha
~ 6:00-7:00 ~ Authentic German Meal - RESERVATION REQUIRED! Call: 712-655-3131, or e-mail email@example.com
~ 7:00 - 10:00 ~ Barefoot Becky and the Ivanhoe Dutchmen Perform
~ NEW THIS YEAR!! LATE NIGHT PATIO PARTY ON THE COURTYARD! - Brats still available in the Roten Bar Tavern (while supplies last!)
OKTOBERFEST PACKAGE ~ Includes self-guided tour, the authentic German meal, dancing, and entertainment! $25/Person
GENERAL ADMISSION ~ Includes dancing, entertainment, and access to the Roten Bar Tavern and Courtyard! $10/Person
Make your reservation today if you'd like the meal and extras!
FOR RESERVATIONS AND WITH QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL 712-655-3131, OR E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org!
Author - Denise Doyel, Manning Chamber Treasurer
As a Main Street business person, I have been an active member of the Manning Chamber of Commerce for over twenty years. I volunteer on several committees and try to keep our members informed.