Muscatine Art Center presents October programs

Local train historian Bill Lindsay will give a talk on Muscatine's railroads during "History on Tap."

The Muscatine Art Center presents programs that take place outside center walls as a way to connect with the community. This fall, join a historic walking tour near downtown or grab a drink while listening to a local historian.

Alexander Clark Walking Tour

Saturday, Oct. 5, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Local historian Daniel Clark will guide participants on a walking tour of the Alexander Clark district near downtown.

The tour will highlight significant places and stories associated with Clark. It is free to participate in this walking tour.

Tour will meet at the City parking lot at 3rd and Chestnut Streets and will leave promptly at 1:30 p.m. Please RSVP by Oct. 4.

History on Tap at Contrary Brewing Company

Monday, Oct. 7, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $10 advance, $15 at the door, both includes one pint of beer

Join us for a mini fundraiser at Contrary Brewing Company on Monday, Oct. 7. Enjoy a brew while local train historian Bill Lindsay gives a presentation about the railroads of Muscatine County.

A portion of the ticket sales to go the Friends of the Muscatine Art Center to support educational programs. Tickets are available for purchase at the Muscatine Art Center.

The Muscatine Art Center is located at 1314 Mulberry Avenue in Muscatine. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday evenings until 7:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Donations are appreciated.

Visit www.muscatineartcenter.org for more information about programs and events and to download a class brochure. Please contact Katy, Program Coordinator, with any questions about our upcoming programs at 563-263-8282 or by email at kloos@muscatineiowa.gov.