Author: Will Valet

‘Blue Jean Ball’ Hardacre Fundraiser set for Nov. 11

TIPTON, iowa — Grab your best pair of jeans and get ready to “go country” at Tipton’s first-ever Blue Jean Ball, a benefit for the Hardacre Theater Preservation Association (HTPA). The “down-home” harvest fest-themed event is set for Saturday night, Nov. 11, at the Mathews Building on the Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton. The “ball” will include a live “dueling… Read more →

Trivia Night to benefit Hardacre Theater Oct. 14

TIPTON, Iowa — Trivia fans and “experts on everything” are invited to assemble teams for a great cause—saving the Hardacre Theater—for a Trivia Night event. The Hardacre Theater Preservation Association (HTPA) will host a Trivia Night from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, with proceeds going to the “Save the Hardacre” campaign. The event will be held at the… Read more →

Hardacre Theater renovation will cost $3.8 million

TIPTON, Iowa—Restoring Tipton’s historic Hardacre Theater will cost approximately $3.8 million, according to the Hardacre Theater Preservation Association, a nonprofit entity that owns the theater. Since purchasing the theater at a cost of $96,100 in February 2014, the HTPA has been working with an Iowa City-based architectural firm to determine the theater’s needs and the costs attached. The final cost… Read more →

Live music and comedy show to benefit Hardacre Theater July 18

Quad-Cities–based Bucktown Revue to hold fundraising performance in Tipton TIPTON, IOWA—The Davenport-based music and comedy variety show Bucktown Revue will bring its Travelin’ Show to the Tipton stage on Friday, July 18, to benefit Tipton’s Hardacre Theater Preservation Association (HTPA). The show is appropriate for all ages and will be held in the Tipton High School auditorium. This is the… Read more →