"The Chimes" is a Christmas Lampost Theater musical comedy. Follow Trotty Veck, a poor man with a heart of gold. His encounters with the politicians, nobility, and riffraff of the city range from hilarious to heartwarming, with a cast of colorful characters only Charles Dickens could create. "The Chimes" will run weekends Dec. 2-18. Tickets are $18 and include dessert & coffee. For tickets or more info, call 319-277-8034, or go to www.lampost.com.