Calendar of Events

Mineral Point Calendar of Events 2014

January
Upland Hills January Events
25-26 Valentine Sale at Shake Rag Alley

February 
16  Love Poetry Reading from 2-4 p.m. at The Foundry Books
16  Annual Historical Society slide show of Mineral Point Houses, 2 p.m. located at the Opera House.
23  Allen Ludden Password Tournament, Mineral Point Library. 1 – 3:30 pm. Registration  deadline is Friday, Feb. 21. Call 987-2447 or sign up at the Library’s Main Help Desk. Event details here.
27 Author Reading at The Mineral Point Library by Wisconsin Writer Amy Baker, 7 p.m.
28  Free Library movie at the Opera House, 7 pm. The story of a medical engineer and an astronaut working together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.
28 Children’s Book to Movie Series in the Community Room. 1:30 p.m. Hosted by the Mineral Point Public Library.

March
1 Peep Show for adults only! An exhibition (of art) by local and regional artists. Show is from 5-9 p.m. at Longbranch Gallery.
15 Masonic Family Breakfast. 8 am – noon.
15  Uncle Willie’s Wake put together by Alley Stage. A Family-Friendly Show at 2:00pm and 7:00pm located at Gray Dog Deli.
16 Mineral Point Historical Society Lyceum
16 David McGlynn will be reading from his recent book A Door in the Ocean at Foundry Books in Mineral Point at 6pm.  The event is free.
23 Brain Games 6.0 is from 1 – 4 p.m. Pre-registration is $10 per person with teams of 3-6 players. Registration cost day of will be $15 per person and will begin at 12:30 p.m. Advanced registration encouraged! For more information please contact Paige Murphy at 608-987-3201 or at info@mineralpoint.com. Brain Games 6.0 Form.
27 Jeff Esterholm will be doing a reading at the Mineral Point Public Library at 7pm.  The event is free.
28 Sandstone Nursery Spring Opening. Early season hours: Mon-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 11-4
29 Free Tea Tasting at the Mineral Point Collection. 1-4 p.m. 151 High Street, Mineral Point, Wi. 608 987 9930
29  Gospel Sing at Cowboy Country Church. It’s the 3rd annual Gospel Sing Concert  featuring the Acoustic Cowboys, Tom Hackl, the Cowboy Country Church Band and special musical guests.  6.30pm – 8.30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Entry is FREE. Cowboy Country Church: 1200 Betty Lane, Mineral Point.
29-30 Garden Getaway at Shake Rag Alley

April
5 Gallery Night
11-12 City-Wide Garage Sales
12 Easter Egg Hunt & Baby Animals at Sandstone Nursery
19  Sandstone Nursery Book-Signing Kickoff with Mark Hirsch, author of “That Tree” featured on CBS Sunday Morning, NBC News, The Huffington Post, and the Sierra Club. 11am – 3 pm.
19-27 Sandstone Nursery Arbor Day Sale
19 Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt
26 “The Bachelors” New Play Workshop at Alley Stage, 7:30pm

May
2 “Unplugged”  7:30pm at Alley Stage. Writer Paul McComas and singer Maya Kuper present a musical and dramatic performance based onPaul’s critically-acclaimed 2002 novel “Unplugged.” Tickets $20
3 Opening Day for the Mineral Point Market
3-4 Clay in May
4  Harmonious Wail at the Mineral Point Opera House, 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
5  Super Bowl 8 Pin Tap, Midway Lanes. $15 per person. Doubles Tournament and shifts start at 1 pm, 3:30 pm, 6 pm, 8:30 pm.  Email: info@mpstadium.com.  All proceeds go to the Mineral Point Stadium Project.
7 Pendarvis Opening Day
15-18 Beads and Bangles at Shake Rag Alley, a weekend of beginning
jewelry workshops.
24-25 Tour of Fairy Homes 10-5 at Shake Rag Alley, a tour and
auction of tiny rustic fairy homes displayed on the grounds to benefit
the school of arts and crafts.
31 Pendarvis Pub Night
May 31 & June 1 Driftless Area Fibre Faire at Shake Rag Alley and sponsored by de la Pear

June
1 Driftless Area Fibre Arts Faire
6  Cupola Concert at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
7  Gallery Night
7 Art in Motion Parade
13  Jammin’ on the Porch, Orchard Lawn
14 Katie Burns Concert at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
14 Garden Tour at Shake Rag Alley
19-28 “Motherhood Out Loud” at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
26 The Mineral Point Care Center Annual Ice Cream Social with music by Mineral Point City Band

July
3 Danika Holmes in Concert at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
4 Mineral Point Celebrates the Fourth: 33rd Annual Getting the Lead Out Run; July 4th Parade, BBQ Pork; Band Concert; Ice Cream Social and Fireworks
5  HeritageSong at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
10-13 Woodlanders Gathering at Shake Rag Alley
11 Jammin’ on the Porch, Orchard Lawn
12 Point Five in Concert at Alley Stage, 8pm
18-26  Alley Stage Presents “Little Shop of Horrors” at Mineral Point Opera House, 7:30pm
25-27 Cradle of American Haiku Festival 4 and the national quarterly meeting of the HAIKU SOCIETY OF AMERICA.

August
2  Danika Holmes Concert at Alley Stage
2 Gallery Night
3-8 B.R.E.W. – Bicycle Ride Exploring Wisconsin. A five day bicycle beercation exploring the craft breweries of south-central Wisconsin.
7-9  First Annual Mineral Point Paint-Out
8 Jammin’ on the Porch, Orchard Lawn
8-10 Wisconsin High School Regional Rodeo
9 Dairyland Dare
10-15 Wisconsin Wine & Cheese. A five day wine bicycle tour exploring regional wineries of Wisconsin.
14-23 “Proof” at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
15-16 City-Wide Garage Sales
23-24 Iowa County Antique and Collectors Club Power Show
28 Iowa County Fair Opening Day

September
5-7  Matsuri – Mineral Point’s Celebration of Japanese Culture
12  Jammin’ on the Porch, Orchard Lawn
13 Fourth Annual Southwest Wisconsin Book Festival
13 Beth Kille in Concert at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
20 The Mascot Theory at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
24-27 World Premiere of Original Stage Play “The Bachelors” at Alley Stage 7:30pm 9/24, 4:00pm 9/25 & 9/26
26-29 Cornish Festival
26  Cornish Fest Pub Night at Pendarvis
27 Crowdy Crawn, Pendarvis
27 Cornish Festival Samhain Spirits at Pendarvis

October
17-19 Fall Art Tour
10-18 “Night of the Living Dead” at Alley Stage, 7:30pm
18 Last Day for Mineral Point Market
25 Mineral Point Chamber Halloween Event
31 Pendarvis Closes for the season
31 Trick ‘R Treat at Shake Rag Alley
31  Halloween Parade

November
1  Local Treasures Night
6-9 Driftless Film Festival
29  Small Business Saturday
29 Holiday Open House

December
6 Candlelight Gallery Night
6 Holiday Gift Fair at Trinity Church
6 Santa Day at Shake Rag Alley


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