The Corning Opera House Cultural Center is hosting a crafter’s retreat from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 16-18. Call executive director De Heaton at 641-418-8037 or Cindy Drake at 641-418-0032 to register. The price will be determined by number of attendees (about $50). Bring unfinished projects such as quilting, sewing, crocheting, knitting, embroidering, scrapbooking or whatever, and enjoy the fellowship. Refrigerators are available for storing lunches. The opera house is located at 800 Davis Ave. in Corning and is handicapped accessible.
The Corning Opera House monthly opry shows for 2019 will starting Sunday, Jan. 20. The house band performers come from Atlantic, Corning, Greenfield, Lenox, Lineville and Bolckow, Missouri. The opry shows are from 2 to 5 p.m. for $8 per person or $15 per couple. The opera house offers a great hardwood floor for dancing or sitting in chairs for your enjoyment. Future dates are Feb. 24, March 24, April 28, May 19, June 23, July 21, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15.
Information on all opera house events can be found at www.corningoperahouse.com or by calling 641-418-8037.