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Hardacre Century Celebration

Hardacre Century Celebration to feature dueling pianos, food and drink, classical atmosphere TIPTON, Iowa—The Hardacre Theater will celebrate its 100th birthday in style. The Hardacre Century Celebration commemorates the theater’s centennial—a major milestone—and will feature  “dueling pianos”, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, trivia and related contests, and door prizes. There will also be a cash bar. The primary sponsor… Read more →

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Bucktown Revue returning to Tipton Nov. 15

Quad-Cities–based radio-style variety show features live music and comedy TIPTON, Iowa—The Bucktown Revue is returning to the Tipton stage. The Quad-Cities–based music and variety show will return to Tipton at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Tipton High School auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Hardacre Theater Preservation Association (HTPA), and proceeds will benefit the “Save the Hardacre… Read more →

UPDATE Event postponed – “Clue”-themed murder mystery movie screening to benefit Hardacre Theater

In case you haven’t heard, we had to unfortunately postpone the Hardacre “Clue” Murder Mystery Dinner set for this Saturday. We regret any inconvenience this causes for you. We are hoping to plan another, similar event this fall at the Spear House and hope you’ll be able to join us then. Ticket purchasers have been given a full refund on the… Read more →

“Big Lebowski” Festival to Benefit Hardacre Theater

Event includes screening of comic cult classic, bowling, live music TIPTON, Iowa—Mark it, Dude … “The Big Lebowski” is coming to Tipton. The Hardacre Theater Preservation Association will present the Hardacre “Big Lebowski” Festival on Saturday, Aug. 8. The event will include a screening of the comic cult classic film at 6:30 p.m. at the Tipton High School auditorium. Cedar… Read more →

Brinton Silent Film Project in Tipton

Red Cedar Chamber Music brings The Brinton Silent Film Project to St. Mary’s Church at 208 Meridian Street Tipton, Iowa at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015. The Brinton Silent Film Project features Red Cedar Trio members, flutist Jan Boland, guitarist John Dowdall and cellist Carey Bostian, performing live to accompany “an exceptionally rare, perhaps unique, collection” of silent… Read more →

ComedySportz and magic show to benefit Hardacre Theater Feb. 13

Improv comedy group and magician to perform all-ages show at Tipton High School ComedySportz, the Rock Island–based improv comedy group, and magician David Casas will perform at a fundraiser to benefit the Hardacre Theater Preservation Association (HTPA) at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13. The all-ages show will be held in the Tipton High School auditorium.   This is the second… 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 →

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ComedySportz Benefit

The Rock Island–based improvisation comedy troupe ComedySportz will perform at a fundraiser to benefit the Hardacre Theater Preservation Association (HTPA). The show will take place Friday night, April 4th 2014 at 7:00pm. The show is appropriate for all ages and will be held in the Tipton High School auditorium. Tickets: Adult – $10, Children – $5 Read more →