Holiday FUN for the whole family!  

Deck the District in the Czech Village – New Bohemia Main Street District is November 30-December 2, 2018!

Check out our Calendar for the full line up of events!

From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Exploring Black Holiday Celebrations

The African American Museum of Iowa invites you to attend From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Exploring Black Holiday Celebrations as part of Deck the District in the Czech Village – New Bohemia Main Street District. Join us December 1st from 10 am – 4 pm for free cocoa and cookies, free Kwanzaa and Jonkonnu tabletop activities, and a guest appearance from Mrs. Claus. The gallery hosting Endless Possibilities and Driven By Hope will be available at the AAMI’s regular rates and a special collection of Black Santa memorabilia will be on... read more

Photos with Santa & Mistletoes Craft at Baby Time

Photos with Santa: Saturday Dec. 1, 10am-1pm For just $10 you can get your little one’s picture with Santa. You can choose a digital copy or a 4×6 print. Copies of the same shot are $6 each.

Misteltoes Craft – Another fun craft to do with your baby or toddler! A sweet red bow on top with their cute feet painted green as mistle(TOES).

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NewBo City Market Holiday Celebrations

NewBo City Market is your one stop shop for everyone on your holiday shopping list! The Holiday Pop-Up Market featuring artisans, crafters, and home-based businesses. Support local businesses & entrepreneurs by checking off your holiday list with unique, home made items! Visit Santa from from 12-4pm on Sunday December 2nd!

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Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale

Keep your loved ones warm this winter with a beautiful, unique, and locally-made quilt! Browse our selection of 800+ quilts and find one perfectly suited to take home with you. Thanks to the generosity of Inspired to Sew, your purchase will help to inspire hope in our local community by supporting the Catherine McAuley Center’s mission.

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Window Wonderland

Main Street’s “Window Wonderland” kicks off the holiday season festivities, with businesses decked out for the holidays in a window decorating competition that begins on Small Business Saturday.

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Svaty Mikulas Celebration

Experience the Traditions of the Czech and Slovak Republic with a traditional Angel, Devil and Svaty Mikulas himself. Enjoy traditional songs, treats and a candlelight walk to the lighting of the Czech Village Christmas Tree.

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A Very Cherry Holiday

This year’s Very Cherry Holiday open house and studio tour will be held at the Cherry Building on Saturday, December 1st, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. This year, we will feature a Very Cherry Annual Art Sale at the iowa Ceramic Center & Glass Studio. Yoimono will be hosting a holiday art show and many studios will offer special holiday gift items, refreshments and demonstrations.

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Old World Christmas Market

Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Experience the magic of the Christmas season at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library at the 8th annual Old World Christmas Market!

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Upcoming Events

Nov
30
Fri
10:00 am Wishlist Weekend @ Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District
Wishlist Weekend @ Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm
Wishlist Weekend @ Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District
Enjoy Wishlist Weekend during Deck the District in the Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District. Create your own Wishlist while walking around the district, and look for great gift giving ideas for everyone on your list.[...]
6:00 pm Music on the Rise! @ NewBo City Market
Music on the Rise! @ NewBo City Market
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music on the Rise! @ NewBo City Market
Every Friday evening stop by NewBo City Market for Fall Fridays! On Friday, November 30th catch Music on the Rise – a FREE, intimate, and entirely unique concert at NewBo City Market featuring regional bands[...]
6:30 pm Svaty Mikulas Celebration @ Czech Village
Svaty Mikulas Celebration @ Czech Village
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm
Svaty Mikulas Celebration @ Czech Village
Friday November 30, 6:30 pm Reception, 7pm tree lighting Svaty Mikulas (St Nicholas) Andel (angel) and Cert (devil) will greet the children followed by a short presentation on the Czech and Slovak traditions of Christmas. Activities[...]
8:00 pm An Irish Christmas in America @ CSPS Hall
An Irish Christmas in America @ CSPS Hall
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm
An Irish Christmas in America @ CSPS Hall
Now in its 14th year, this beloved and heartfelt holiday show delivers a fascinating evening of Irish music, song, dance and stories. Produced by Sligo fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada , the hugely popular production includes[...]
Dec
1
Sat
9:00 am Very Cherry Annual Art Sale @ iowa Ceramic Center and Glass Studio
Very Cherry Annual Art Sale @ iowa Ceramic Center and Glass Studio
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Very Cherry Annual Art Sale @ iowa Ceramic Center and Glass Studio
Join us for the annual Very Cherry Art Sale on December 1st from 9 am to 4pm! This year our gallery will be packed with beautiful works for sale by our community. Be sure to[...]
10:00 am A Very Cherry Holiday Illuminations @ Illuminations
A Very Cherry Holiday Illuminations @ Illuminations
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Very Cherry Holiday Illuminations @ Illuminations
An annual festive event! In addition to unique gifts, Illuminations will have refreshments and door prizes. Gretchen Little will offer two half hour gallery mediumship sessions, one at 11:00 and another at 2:00. Practitioners will[...]
10:00 am A Very Cherry Holiday Open House @ The Cherry Building
A Very Cherry Holiday Open House @ The Cherry Building
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
A Very Cherry Holiday Open House @ The Cherry Building
This year’s Very Cherry Holiday open house and studio tour will be held at the Cherry Building on Saturday, December 1st, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Since 2000, the artists and entrepreneurs of the Cherry Building[...]
10:00 am From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Explor... @ African American Museum of Iowa
From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Explor... @ African American Museum of Iowa
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Exploring Black Holiday Celebrations @ African American Museum of Iowa
The African American Museum of Iowa invites you to attend From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Exploring Black Holiday Celebrations as part of Deck the District in the Czech Village – New Bohemia Main Street District. Join[...]
10:00 am Old World Christmas Market @ National Czech and Slovak Museum
Old World Christmas Market @ National Czech and Slovak Museum
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Old World Christmas Market @ National Czech and Slovak Museum
Experience the magic of the Christmas season at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library at the 9th annual Old World Christmas Market! Shop for specialty imports and handmade gifts by select artisans, stop[...]
10:00 am Photo with Santa @ AE Photography
Photo with Santa @ AE Photography
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Photo with Santa @ AE Photography
Our 4th Annual Free Photo with Santa! Come on down to AE Photography during the Very Cherry Holiday on December 1st and get a photo with Santa! We will email you 1 digital image for[...]
10:00 am Photos with Santa @ Baby Time
Photos with Santa @ Baby Time
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Photos with Santa @ Baby Time
Saturday Dec. 1, 10am-1pm ($10 per print or digital copy) All reserved spots have been booked! However, walk ins are welcome! We usually have some time in between appointments, or if there are no shows.[...]
10:00 am Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale @ NewBo City Market
Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale @ NewBo City Market
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale @ NewBo City Market
Keep your loved ones warm this winter with a beautiful, unique, and locally-made quilt! Browse our selection of 800+ quilts and find one perfectly suited to take home with you. Thanks to the generosity of[...]
1:00 pm Deck the District Art Show @ The Cherry Building
Deck the District Art Show @ The Cherry Building
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Deck the District Art Show @ The Cherry Building
As part of the annual Deck the District, hosted by the Czech and New Bohemian Main Street district, and the Cherry Building’s annual Very Cherry Holiday, Yoimono is hosting a Christmas/Winter themed Art Show! There[...]
Dec
2
Sun
10:00 am Holiday Pop-Up Market @ NewBo City Market
Holiday Pop-Up Market @ NewBo City Market
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Pop-Up Market @ NewBo City Market
NewBo City Market is your one stop shop for everyone on your holiday shopping list!  Join us on select Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4pm until Christmas for our Holiday Pop-Up Market featuring artisans, crafters, and home-based businesses. Support[...]
10:00 am Old World Christmas Market @ National Czech and Slovak Museum
Old World Christmas Market @ National Czech and Slovak Museum
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Old World Christmas Market @ National Czech and Slovak Museum
Experience the magic of the Christmas season at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library at the 9th annual Old World Christmas Market! Shop for specialty imports and handmade gifts by select artisans, stop[...]
12:00 pm Santa at the Market! @ NewBo City Market
Santa at the Market! @ NewBo City Market
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Santa at the Market! @ NewBo City Market
Santa is coming to NewBo City Market! While shopping at NewBo City Market for all your unique, locally made holiday gifts, stop to tell Santa what YOU want for Christmas and get your picture in[...]
2:00 pm Live Celtic Christmas Music at L... @ Lion Bridge Brewing Company
Live Celtic Christmas Music at L... @ Lion Bridge Brewing Company
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Live Celtic Christmas Music at Lion Bridge @ Lion Bridge Brewing Company
Live Celtic Christmas Music at Lion Bridge Sunday, December 2 from 2-5pm, live Celtic Christmas music! This is a free event and open to all ages. We will be featuring some holiday food specials to[...]
3:00 pm Misteltoes Craft @ Baby Time
Misteltoes Craft @ Baby Time
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Misteltoes Craft @ Baby Time
Sunday Dec. 2, 3-5pm, $5 each Another fun craft to do with your baby or toddler! A sweet red bow on top with their cute feet painted green as mistle(TOES). Cost is $5 per print[...]