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Welcome to our website!

The Mason City Foundation proudly invites you to the Music Man Square. Join us for a tour of the life and works of Mason City’s favorite musical son. Enjoy tours throughout the streetscape, Meredith Willson Boyhood Home, Meredith Willson Museum, and more! Have fun and don’t forget to visit the Ice Cream Parlor!

Upcoming Events

Sep
19
Thu
Kids Make Music Session 1 “Something Fishy” Class 3 @ The Music Man Square
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The classes are for children ages 1-8 years old and are held the first 3 Thursdays of each month at The Music Man Square!

Class schedule is:

3:30 - 4:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)
4:30 - 5:15 PM Older 4s, 5s KDG-2nd Grade (parents optional)

5:30 - 6:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)

6:30 - 7:00 PM Toddlers and Parents (ages 1-2 years)

 

The classes are taught by Deb Nielsen who is a music educator and music therapist and has worked with children for 22 years.

To register email Deb at debknielsen@gmail.com.

Sep
26
Thu
Mason City Youth Task Force Free Youth Mental Health Training @ The Music Man Square
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sep
28
Sat
Closed For Private Event @ The Music Man Square
Sep 28 all-day

The Music Man Square will be closed for a private event

Oct
3
Thu
Chamber of Commerce 103rd Annual Meeting @ The Music Man Square
Oct 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

This annual award recognition, held October 3, 2019, will celebrate the Chamber's 103rd anniversary. Projected attendance is 275-325 business people. This annual event highlights the organization's accomplishments and recognizes individuals, businesses, and organizations for various achievements. This luncheon event features "A Taste of North Iowa."

Kids Make Music Session 2 “Buggy BOOgie Woogie” Class 1 @ The Music Man Square
Oct 3 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The classes are for children ages 1-8 years old and are held the first 3 Thursdays of each month at The Music Man Square!

Class schedule is:

3:30 - 4:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)
4:30 - 5:15 PM Older 4s, 5s KDG-2nd Grade (parents optional)

5:30 - 6:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)

6:30 - 7:00 PM Toddlers and Parents (ages 1-2 years)

 

The classes are taught by Deb Nielsen who is a music educator and music therapist and has worked with children for 22 years.

To register email Deb at debknielsen@gmail.com.

Oct
10
Thu
Kids Make Music Session 2 “Buggy BOOgie Woogie” Class 2 @ The Music Man Square
Oct 10 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The classes are for children ages 1-8 years old and are held the first 3 Thursdays of each month at The Music Man Square!

Class schedule is:

3:30 - 4:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)
4:30 - 5:15 PM Older 4s, 5s KDG-2nd Grade (parents optional)

5:30 - 6:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)

6:30 - 7:00 PM Toddlers and Parents (ages 1-2 years)

 

The classes are taught by Deb Nielsen who is a music educator and music therapist and has worked with children for 22 years.

To register email Deb at debknielsen@gmail.com.

Oct
12
Sat
Closed For Private Event @ The Music Man Square
Oct 12 all-day

The Music Man Square will be closed for a private event

Oct
17
Thu
Kids Make Music Session 2 “Buggy BOOgie Woogie” Class 3 @ The Music Man Square
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The classes are for children ages 1-8 years old and are held the first 3 Thursdays of each month at The Music Man Square!

Class schedule is:

3:30 - 4:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)
4:30 - 5:15 PM Older 4s, 5s KDG-2nd Grade (parents optional)

5:30 - 6:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)

6:30 - 7:00 PM Toddlers and Parents (ages 1-2 years)

 

The classes are taught by Deb Nielsen who is a music educator and music therapist and has worked with children for 22 years.

To register email Deb at debknielsen@gmail.com.

Oct
30
Wed
TONIC SoL FA @ The Music Man Square
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm

Tonic Sol-fa is a ground-breaking a cappella ensemble from Minnesota, in constant development since their formation two decades ago. TSF stands as one of the leading forces in the world of vocal music with Emmy Award winning arrangements and multi-million selling compositions.

Tickets can be purchased at:

The Music Man Square : 308 S. Pennsylvania Ave : Mason City, IA : 641-424-2582

Visit Mason City : 2021 4th Street SW : Mason City, IA : 641-422-1663

Cash or Check only please!

Nov
3
Sun
2019 -2020 Footbridge Concert Series @ The Music Man Square
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Music Man Square is excited to announce the 2019-2020 Footbridge Music Series. The second presentation will be an evening of Guitar Performance Music with Zane Merritt. The concert is November 3rd at 4PM. This concert is free to the public.

Mark your calendars for the upcoming events in our Footbridge Series!

Richard Steinbach, Pianist May 3rd, 2020 at 4PM

The Footbridge Series is presented by North Iowa Community Credit Union, Dean Snyder Construction, Clear Lake Bank and Trust, CL Tel, David & Vicky Snyder and Conn McKercher.

for kids

Music education and fun is very important to us here at Music Man Square. We offer many different opportunities from “Kids Make Music” to more music lessons offered in the Conservatory. Check for information on classes and availability here.

Visit Us Today!

The Music Man Square

308 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Mason City, IA 50401
Phone: 641-424-2852

Touring Hours

2019: Friday – Saturday 1:00 - 5:00

Unfortunately Meredith Willson's Boyhood Home is under repair and is not available for tours at this time. Sorry for any inconvenience.