Events Calendar

Straight No Chaser performs at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday, December 9.

Tuesday, December 7 The Price Is Right—Live. The hit interactive stage show where lucky audiences members get called to play classic games and win big prizes. 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Tuesday, December 7Comedy Open Mic at Thew Brewing. Tuesdays. 6:45 p.m. sign-up, 7 p.m. show, Thew Brewing Company, 301 2nd Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids.           ThewBrew.com.

Tuesday, December 7The Rainbow Room. LGBTQ-themed writing group. First and third Tuesdays on Facebook, 6:30–8:30 p.m. TheWritersRooms.org.

Tuesday, December 7Live & Acoustic: Jason Mraz with Toca Rivera. Grammy-winning musician re-releases his first album with long-time collaborator Toca Rivera. 8 p.m., Adler Theatre, Davenport. AdlerTheatre.com.

Wednesday, December 8 • James Taylor and His All-Star Band. Iconic American songwriter, with special guest Jackson Browne. 7:30 p.m., Iowa Events Center, Des Moines. IowaEventsCenter.com.

Wednesday, December 8 • Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour. The time-twisting musical collective, known for putting “pop music in a time machine,” makes the ‘20s roar again. 7 p.m., Five Flags, Dubuque. FiveFlagsCenter.com.

Wednesday, December 8 • Asha Bhandary in Conversation with Lina Murillo (Virtual). A reading and conversation with Asha Bhandary to celebrate the publication of her book Freedom to Care: Liberalism, Dependency Care, and Culture. She will be joined in conversation with Lina Murillo. RSVP. 7 p.m., Prairie Lights Virtual – Zoom. PrairieLights.com/live.

Wednesday, December 8Cafe Paradiso Open Mic Online. Wednesdays, 8–10 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, Fairfield, livestreamed at Facebook.com/OpenMicAtCafeParadiso.

Thursday, December 9 • Hollywood & Iowa Webinar: It’s A Wonderful Life. Join Leo Landis, Curator at the State Historical Museum, and Christopher Wilson, Director of Experience Design at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, as they discuss the tradition and historical relevance of It’s a Wonderful Life. Noon­–1 p.m., State Historical Society, online. IowaCulture.gov.

Thursday, December 9 • Art Noir’s Holiday Studio. A merry night of art-making in four studio workshops, with an optional glassblowing session, plus complimentary sweets and festive beverages. 6 p.m., Des Moines Art Center. DesMoinesArtCenter.org.

Thursday, December 9Mannheim Steamroller. Chip Davis’s live rock Christmas spectacle. 7 p.m., Burlington Memorial Auditorium, Burlington. BurlingtonRiverfront.org.

Thursday, December 9Straight No Chaser. Impeccable a cappella group sings holiday favorites and their beautifully blended arrangements of popular hits. 7:30 p.m., Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City. Hancher.UIowa.edu.

Thursday, December 9 • For King & Country’s A Drummer Boy Christmas. Four-time Grammy Award-winning duo. 7 p.m., Iowa Events Center, Des Moines. IowaEventsCenter.com.

Thursday, December 9Million Dollar Quartet Christmas. Join Presley, Perkins, Lewis, and Cash for a rip-roaring holiday show that’ll have you rockin’ around the Christmas tree. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Theater, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, December 9 Indian Hills Holiday Concert: Welcome, Yule! Featuring the Indian Hills Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Staff Choir, and soloists. 7:30 p.m., St. John Auditorium, IHCC, 525 Grandview Ave., Ottumwa. (641) 683-5111.

Thursday, December 9 • Lespecial with Mike Dillon & Punkadelic, and Channel Cats. Lespecial creates a signature blend of “heavy future groove.” New Orleans-based punk vibraphone percussionist Mike Dillon opens. 8 p.m., Redstone Room, Davenport. RiverMusicExperience.com.

Thursday, December 9 • Emily Nenni. The Nashville singer-songwriter’s inspiration ranges from girl groups of the 1960s to outlaw country of the 1970s. 9 p.m., Elray’s Live & Dive, Iowa City. ElraysLiveandDive.com.

Don your ugly sweater, bring an unwrapped toy, and head to the Old Capital steps this Friday for the Holiday Tubas concert and toy drive.

Friday, December 10Holiday Tubas (& Toy Drive). The University of Iowa School of Music and the Pentacrest Museums invite guests to enjoy classic holiday tunes while getting in the giving spirit. TOY DONATION: The crew will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Holiday Shop of the Iowa City Domestic Violence Intervention Program. TREATS: Directly following the performance, warm up indoors with cookies. GET FESTIVE: Don your festive apparel. Break out the ugly X-mas sweaters, folks! PERFORMERS: The musicians are made up of University of Iowa Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium John Manning’s studio students, joined by alumni, and enthusiasts. Anyone else with a tuba, sousaphone, or euphonium is welcome to join in playing. Bring your instrument, arrive at noon inside Old Capitol Museum, and plan to play from 12:30-1 p.m. outside on the steps for a cheerful crowd. 12:30 p.m., Old Capital, 21 North Clinton St., Iowa City. OldCap.uiowa.edu

Friday, December 10 • Amy Friedl Stoner’s Christmas at the Paramount. Her six-piece band led by Luke Viertel plays traditional Christmas songs and contemporary holiday favorites. 7:30 p.m., Paramount, cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Friday, December 10 Mary Lattimore. An intimate evenings with L.A.-based experimental harpist. 7:30 p.m., Englert Theatre, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Friday, December 10 • Sue Foley. Blues singer-guitarist. 8:30 p.m., The Washington, Jefferson St., Burlington. TheWashingtonMusic.com.

Friday, December 10 Nivrana: A Tribute to Nirvana. 9 p.m., Redstone Room, Davenport. RiverMusicExperience.org.

Friday, December 10 • Make Earrings: Intro to Wirework. Beginners will learn to make earrings from glass, stone, pearls, and Swarovski crystals. 1–4 p.m., Beadology, Iowa City. RSVP through Kirkwood Community College. BeadologyIowa.com/classes.

Friday, December 10Keillor & Company – A Prairie Home Holiday. An evening of December cheer with Garrison Keillor, Prudence Johnson, and Dan Chouinard. Stories and songs about love and family, a Christmas sing-along, and the News from Lake Wobegon.  7:30 p.m. Bridge View Center Theater, Ottumwa. BridgeViewCenter.com.

Friday, December 10Old Brick Holiday Dance. No mixers, no lesson. 7:30 p.m., Old Brick, 26 E. Market, Iowa City. CorridorDance.org.

Fri-Sat, December 10–11 • The Roaring 20s: Speak Easy. SPT Theatre presents Tales from The Writer’s Room. 8 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Fri-Sat, December 10–11 • Crafty Cat. Downtown Davenport’s indie art fest (formerly Beckyfest) is a celebration of art, crafts, vintage, and all things creative, with hundreds of vendors. Fri. 5–8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., RiverCenter Great Hall, Davenport. RiverCtr.com.

Fri-Sat-Sun, December 10–12 • Ballet Des Moines: The Nutcracker. Various times, Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. BalletDesMoines.org. Also on Dec. 17–18 at Staplin Center, West Des Moines.

Fri-Sat-Sun, December 10–12 • She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realm. Iowa City Community Theatre present a virtual production. 7:30 p.m., online. RSVP for link at IowaCityCommunityTheatre.org.

Fri-Sat-Sun, December 10-12Festival of Lights at Old Threshers. Tour the 1.6-mile route of sparkling Christmas lights. 5:30–9 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers Campground, enter on S. Walnut St., Mt. Pleasant. OldThreshers.org. Through Dec. 31.

Fri-Sat-Sun, December 10-12Tannenbaum Forest. Twinkling lights, 40+ decorated real Christmas trees, a 17-foot German-style Christmas pyramid, St. Nick’s Cafe, and special events every weekend. Dress for the weather. Various times, Festhalle Barn, 4707 220th Trail, Amana. AmanaColonies.com. Friday–Sunday through Dec. 19.

Saturday, December 11 • Fairfield Farmers Market Indoors. Fresh seasonal produce, handmade gifts, and prepared food. Saturdays 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Golden Magnolia (former Presbyterian Church), 200 S. Main St., Fairfield. Facebook.com/FairfieldFarmersMarket/.

Saturday, December 11 Personalized Czech Ornaments. Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl will be on hand in the Museum Store to personalize the 2021 Limited Edition NCSML Ornament. 10 a.m.–3 p.m., NCSML, Cedar Rapids. NCSML.org. Also on Dec. 18.

Saturday, December 11 • Vánočka: Sweet Czech Braided Bread. Learn to make a scrumptious sweet bread commonly served on Christmas morning in the Czech Republic. RSVP. 3–6 p.m., National Czech & Slovak Museum, online. NCSML.org.

Saturday, December 11 Villages Folk School Workshops. Choose from Letterpress: Holiday Coasters & Tags, Crochet Something, Leather Christmas Ornament, or Rug Weaving. Keosauqua. VillagesFolkSchool.com.

Saturday, December 11NewBo Holiday Market. Local guest vendors will be selling their specialty goods. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., NewBo City Market, 1100 3rd St., SE, Cedar Rapids.

Saturday, December 11 Market at the Mount. Crafts show and sale. 9 a.m.–2 p.m., Chapel of Mercy, Mount Mercy University, 1330 Elmhurst Drive, Cedar Rapids. MTMercy.edu/market.

Saturday, December 11 Van Buren Co. Christmas Artist Studio Tour. Tour nine artist studios and shop gifts, from blown glass and pottery to wood carvings and letterpress prints. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Birmingham, Bonaparte, Bentonsport, and Keosauqua. VillagesFolkSchool.com.

Saturday, December 11  • Christmas Craft & Vendor Show. 10 a.m.–2 p.m., FACC, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Saturday, December 11Dostoevsky at 200: Curator Guided Tour. Dr. Anna Barker leads a tour of Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200 with a Q&A. 2–3 p.m., University of Iowa Main Library, Main Library Gallery, IOwa City. Events.UIowa.edu. Free. Also on Dec. 18.

Saturday, December 11 Clint Black. With Lisa Hartman Black. Traditional country music icon. 8 p.m., Paramount, Cedar Rapids. CREvents-Live.com. tiff

Saturday, December 11 • Jeremiah Johnson. Mississippi blues and Southern rock singer-songwriter. 8:30 p.m., The Washington, Jefferson St., Burlington. TheWashingtonMusic.com.

Sat-Sun, December 11–12Brunch with Santa. A festive brunch for the family and chats with Santa. Sat. 10:30 a.m., Sun. 11 a.m., Hancher’s Stanley Cafe, Iowa City. Hancher.UIowa.edu.

Sat-Sun, December 11–12 • Ballet Quad Cities presents The Nutcracker. Saturday 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, Davenport. AdlerTheatre.com.

Sat-Sun, December 11–12  • Iowa Dance Theatre: The Nutcracker. 200 local dancers and choreographers representing over 20 local dance studios join together in a community collaboration. Des Moines Civic Center. DesMoinesPerformingArts.org.

Sunday, December 12 Messiah: A Community Sing-Along. Ottumwa Area Community Chorus presents selections from Handel’s Messiah. 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 228 W. Fourth St., Ottumwa. (319) 530-7469.

Sunday, December 12Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour. The time-twisting musical collective is set to make the ‘20s roar again with jazzed-up versions of pop tunes. 7 p.m., Paramount, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Sunday, December 12 • Iowa City Old Capitol Coin Club Show. Annual coin show with lots of raffle prizes. 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Highlander Hotel, 2525 Highlander Pl., Iowa City. (319) 331-8576. Free. tiff coin

Sunday, December 12FilmScene: National Theatre Live: Follies. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee, and Imelda Staunton star in this 2017 filmed production of Sondheim’s dazzling musical, featuring a cast of 37. 1 p.m., FilmScene @ The Chauncey, Iowa City. FilmScene.org.

Monday December 13The Parchment Lounge. All-genre writing group, Mondays at the Sanctuary Pub, Iowa City, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No cover. TheWritersRooms.org.

Tuesday, December 14 • The Beach Boys: Holiday Harmonies Tour. Celebrate the holiday season in perfect harmony and good vibrations with this historic rock band. Pre-show dinner available at 5:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m., Bridge View Center, Ottumwa. BridgeViewCenter.com.

Tuesday, December 14 Orchestra Iowa: Holiday Brass & Organ. 7:30 p.m., First Pres. Church, Cedar Rapids. Artsiowa.com.

Tuesday, December 14 The Violet Realm: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writer’s Group. Ever wanted to learn how to write science fiction and fantasy? Try this group out on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6–8 p.m., on Facebook. TheWritersRooms.org.

Wednesday, December 15 • Home Free: Warmest Winter Tour. All-vocal country entertainers. 7:30 p.m., Des Moines Civic Center. DesMoinesPerformingArts.org.

Wednesday, December 15 • A Motown Christmas Spectacular. This family friendly show features a world-class vocal group assembled from past and present members of the Temptations, the Miracles and the Contours. 7 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St.., Davenport. AdlerTheatre.com.

Wednesday, December 15Decorated Gingerbread Cookies. Learn complex designs as well as basic techniques suitable for children, with Chef Tom Slepicka. 6–8:30 p.m., National Czech & Slovak Museum online. NCSML.org.

 

Wednesday, December 15 Cafe Paradiso Open Mic Online. Wednesdays, 8–10 p.m., Cafe Paradiso, Fairfield, livestreamed at Facebook.com/OpenMicAtCafeParadiso.

Wednesday, December 15 The Cedar Room. All-genre writing group, second Wednesday on Facebook, 6-8 p.m. https://www.thewritersrooms.org/the-rooms-1 (scroll down).

Wednesday, December 15The Lightless Corridor. Horror and mystery-themed writing group, meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Critical Hit Games, Iowa City, 6:30-8:30 p.m. https://www.thewritersrooms.org/the-rooms-1.

Thursday, December 16 • Gladys Knight. 8 p.m., Rhythm City Casino Resort, Davenport. RhythmCityCasino.com.

Thursday, December 16 • Body & Soul Drag Show @ Studio 13. Drag show, DJ, and karaoke. 10 p.m., Studio 13, 13. S. Linn St., Iowa City. SThirteen.com.

Thursday, December 16 • Sounds Like a Holiday! Sing-Along & Live Radio Theater (Food Drive). Doug Daller & Dee Sandquist lead a sing-along of popular carols and hymns, followed by short comedic holiday-themed radio-theater-style plays for adults, presented by The Thirsty Word. Bring a non-perishable food item. Sing-along 7 p.m., radio plays 8 p.m., Sondheim Theater, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, December 16 • Burlington’s Living Windows. Lights, carolers, story readings, crafts, decorations, gingerbread houses, Santas’s cottage (6–8 p.m.), free horse-drawn carriage rides, and more. 4–8 p.m., Jefferson Street, Burlington. GreaterBurlington.com.

Thursday, December 16 • Matthew Curry. Roots-rock singer-songwriter known for his guitarwork. With Jacob Hemenway Trio and KAS. 8 p.m., Redstone Room, Davenport. RiverMusicExperience.org.

Thursday, December 16 • Writers’ Night @ Mount Vernon Creates. Area writers share their work. 7–8:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Creates, 1st St., MountVernon. Sign up with Denise at denise@mountvernoncreates.com.

Thurs-Fri-Sat, December 16–18 • Carol Montag: A Carol Christmas. 7:30 p.m., CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids. CSPSHall.org.

Friday, December 17 • Paula Poundstone. With smart, observational humor and a legendary spontaneous interaction with the crowd, Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s pre-eminent comedians. 8 p.m., Englert Theatre, Iowa City. Englert.org.

Friday, December 17 • Friday Forum: A Comedy Showcase. Three comics each week, local and visiting acts, hosted by Colin Mattox. 9 p.m., The Treehouse, 327 S. Gilbert, Iowa City. Facebook.com.

Friday, December 17 • Mannheim Steamroller Christmas. This year’s show will feature original Christmas hits from the first Mannheim Steamroller Christmas album, along with multimedia effects. 8 p.m., Allient Energy Power House, Cedar Rapids. CREvents.com.

Friday, December 17 • Tru Rev 45: Seasons Beatings! Tru Rev Mixed Martual Arts 45 brings a night of live fights in Iowa’s largest cage. 7 p.m., Bridge View Center, 102 Church St., Ottumwa. BridgeViewCenter.com.

Friday, December 17 • Sarah Evans Blue Christmas Tour. Country artist. 7:30 p.m., Five Flags Center, Dubuque. FiveFlagsCenter.com.

Fri-Sat, December 17–18 • Tonic Sol-fa: Shake Up Christmas Tour. Humor and soulful vocals from ground-breaking a cappella ensemble from Minnesota. 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Fri-Sat, December 17–18Polar Express Pajama Parties. Enjoy The Polar Express, 3D on the museum’s giant screen in the comfort of your PJs, with all-ages fun: temporary tattoos, hot chocolate in a souvenir travel mug, a make-n-take sleigh bell station, a souvenir Putnam ornament, and a lights-out museum adventure. 5–9 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Putnam.org.

Fri-Sat, December 17–18 • Ballet Des Moines: The Nutcracker. Various times, Staplin Center, West Des Moines. BalletDesMoines.org.

Fri-Sat-Sun, December 17-19Festival of Lights at Old Threshers. Tour the 1.6-mile route of sparkling Christmas lights. 5:30–9 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers Campground, enter on S. Walnut St., Mt. Pleasant. OldThreshers.org. Through Dec. 31.

Fri-Sat-Sun, December 17-19 Tannenbaum Forest. Twinkling lights, 40+ decorated real Christmas trees, a 17-foot German-style Christmas pyramid, St. Nick’s Cafe, and special events every weekend. Dress for the weather. Various times, Festhalle Barn, 4707 220th Trail, Amana. AmanaColonies.com.

Fri-Sat-Sun, December 17-19FilmScene: Holiday Classics. Six days of rotating holiday flicks: The Muppet Christmas Carol, It’s A Wonderful Life, Die Hard, The Shop Around the Corner, Elf, and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Various times, FilmScene @ The Chauncey, Iowa City. ICFilmScene.org. Also on Dec. 20-22.

Fri-Sat-Sun, December 17-19The Carpenters Christmas Once More. Branson Show Awards 2016 Tribute Show of the Year, starring vocalist Diana Lynn.  Old Creamery Theatre, Amana. OldCreamery.com.

Saturday, December 18 • The Nutcracker. Be swept away on a journey to the land of sweets with Orchestra Iowa with Ballet Quad Cities. 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Saturday, December 18 • The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical. Take a musical trip to the North Pole to glimpse the magical lives of Santa’s Scout Elves. 2 p.m. & 6 p.m., Adler Theatre, Davenport. AdlterTheatre.com.

Saturday, December 18Dostoevsky at 200: Curator Guided Tour. Dr. Anna Barker leads a tour of Outcast to a Man of God: Dostoevsky at 200 with a Q&A. 2–3 p.m., University of Iowa Main Library, Main Library Gallery, IOwa City. Events.UIowa.edu. Free.

Saturday, December 18 The Chamber Singers of Southeast Iowa: Holiday Concert. 7:30 p.m., Golden Magnolia (formerly the Presbyterian Church), 200 South Main St., Fairfield. Donation $7.

Saturday, December 18 David Kroll’s Country Christmas. 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, Burlington. (319) 752-0336.

Saturday, December 18 • Art at Brucemore: Clay Holiday Tree Workshop. Join iowa Ceramics Center in creating a clay Christmas tree. Instruction and materials will be provided. RSVP. 1–2:30 p.m., Brucemore Mansion, Cedar Rapids. Brucemore.org.

Saturday, December 18 Ruffles Galore Bracelet. Learn to use two-hole CzechMate tile beads to make a base from which you add layers of ruffles. With Karen Kubby. RSVP. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Beadology, 220 E. Washington St., Iowa City. BeadologyIowa.com/classes/

Sat-Sun, December 18–19 • Party & Paint Online: Angel. Join ICON Gallery Director Bill Teeple in painting a luminous angel. Designed for beginners; all are welcome. Sat. 7:30–9:30 p.m. or Sun. 1–3 p.m., Zoom. RSVP. (641) 919-6252, Iconbillteeple@gmail.com.

Sunday, December 19 • Maddie Poppe’s Acoustic Christmas. 23-year-old singer-songwriter from Clarksville, Iowa, and Season 16 winner of American Idol. 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Sunday, December 19 • Sarah Evans Blue Christmas Tour. The fifth most played female artist on country radio. With special guest Everette. 7:30 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines. HoytSherman.org.

Monday, December 20 • Magical Cirque Christmas! Dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists, accompanied by live holiday music. 8 p.m., Stephens Auditorium, Ames. Center.IAState.edu.

Monday, December 20Christmas Ghost Stories Reading. The Parchment Lounge writer’s group shares their work on 5th Mondays. 6:30–8:30 p.m., The Sanctuary Pub, Iowa City, and on Facebook. TheWritersRooms.org.

Tuesday, December 21 • Alisabeth Von Presley: Christmas in the Key of A. Special guests include Kennedy High School, Dance Academy of Cedar Rapids, and more.7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids. CREventsLive.com.

Wednesday, December 22 • Lori Line on Piano: Christmas Concert. 7 p.m., Oster Regent Theatre, Cedar Falls. LorieLine.com.

Mon-Tues-Weds, December 20-22FilmScene: Holiday Classics. FilmScene @ The Chauncey, Iowa City. ICFilmScene.org.
Mon-Sun, December 20-26Festival of Lights at Old Threshers. Tour the 1.6-mile route of sparkling Christmas lights. 5:30–9 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers Campground, enter on S. Walnut St., Mt. Pleasant. OldThreshers.org. Through Dec. 31.
Mon-Fri, December 27-31Festival of Lights at Old Threshers. Tour the 1.6-mile route of sparkling Christmas lights. 5:30–9 p.m., Midwest Old Threshers Campground, enter on S. Walnut St., Mt. Pleasant. OldThreshers.org.

Saturday, December 31 • Comedy Xperiment NYE. With improvised theater based on suggestions from the audience, no two shows are the same. 10 p.m., Stoner Theater, Des Moines. DesMoinesPerformingArts.org.

Saturday, December 31 The Neverly Brothers: A Rock ’n’ Roll Tribute from Elvis to the Beatles. Relive the early rock and roll era of 1955–1965. 7 p.m., The Ohnward Fine Arts Center, 1215 E. Platt St., Maquoketa. OhnwardFineArtsCenter.com.

Saturday, December 31 DM Symphony NYE Pops: The Music of Elton John. Starring Michael Cavanaugh. 8 p.m., Des Moines Civic Center. DesMoinesPerformingArts.org.

Saturday, December 31 Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show. Tribute. 10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino Resort, Davenport. RhythmCityCasino.com.

Saturday, December 31 All Sweat Series: A Tribute to Fleetwod Mac’s Rumours. Tracks from the classic album, plus other Fleetwood Mac hits. 9 p.m., Redstone Room, Davenport. RiverMusicExperience.org.

Saturday, December 31 Solitary Man: A Tribute to Neil Diamond. Dinner 8 p.m., show 9:15 p.m., Circa ‘21 Dinner Theatre, Rock Island, IL. circa21.com

Monday, January 3 • The Parchment Lounge. All-genre writing group. Mondays, 6:30–8:30 p.m., The Sanctuary Pub, Iowa City, and on Facebook. TheWritersR