The date for Artoberfest 2018 will be coming soon!
Raise your glass to the Arts and celebrate with your favorite brew!
Festivities included live music by The Mockingbirds, fabulous autumn-inspired fare, and a variety of fermented beverages from Midwestern brewers for guests to imbibe. For those not hip on hops, beverages from the vine as well as a non-alcoholic versions were available.
2017 Artoberfest Sponsored were: ITC Midwest, Wells Fargo,
Henkel Construction, Kingland Systems, North Iowa Community Credit Union,
Clear Lake Bank & Trust, Country Meadow Place, DealerBuilt, Demro Orthodontics,
First Citizens Bank, Hawkeye Auto Body, Heritage Care & Rehabilitation Center,
Hogan-Hansen CPAs, MBT Bank, Mint Springs Dentistry, Moorman Clothiers,
North Iowa Golf Center, NSB Bank, and Raymond James.
Frequently Asked Questions About Artoberfest
What is Artoberfest?
Artoberfest is a fundraiser for the Charles H. MacNider Art Musuem. The event allows patrons to sample beers or wines, listen to great live music, enjoy scrumptious food, and participate in silent and live auctions – all to benefit the museum. Who knew charity could be this fun?
What is the date and time?
Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Where is the location?
Charles H. MacNider Art Museum at 303 2nd St SE, Mason City, IA.
How much are tickets?
$40.00 per person. Tickets will be sold by board members, at HyVee East, HyVee West, Moorman Clothiers, and MacNider Art Museum.
Do I have to be 21 to attend?
Yes, this event is limited to those who are over the age of 21.
Where do the proceeds go?
Proceeds will benefit the operations of the MacNider Art Museum. Each year the museum has a variety of programs, exhibits, and classes for the public. While we do receive partial city funding the Museum is responsible for earning up to 1/2 of its own revenue.
Are tickets available at the door?
While tickets are available at the door, please purchase tickets prior to the event, if possible.
What is the suggested attire?
We like to call it dressy casual. This is not a formal or semi formal event.