Mineral Point Calendar of Events 2013
14 Premiere Party for Mineral Point featured in “Around the Corner with John McGivern”. Mineral Point Opera House, 7 p.m. Open to the public.
26 Concert by Band Cupola. Mineral Point Opera House, 7:30 p.m. All Proceeds will benefit the Mineral Point Rescue Squad.
26-27 Sweet Heart Art Valentine Card and Gift Sale at Shake Rag Alley, www.shakeragalley.com
14 Valentine’s Day
16 Dr. Mark and Judy Bishop will lead a day-long workshop, “What’s On Your Mind?”–A mind-blowing workshop on how to recreate yourself and activate your innate genius, at the Walker House from 10:00-4:00. Lunch included. Go to www.thewalkerhouse.org for details and registration.
22-23 Alley Stage 2013 Season Auditions – Shake Rag Alley Quonset Hut, 5:30 p.m.
15-17 Alley Stage St Patrick’s Day Celebration – Cabinet Shop at Shake Rag Alley, 7:30 p.m.
16 “Bottoms up” Book Signing, Pendarvis
23-24 Garden Getaway, Shake Rag Alley
30 Brewery Pottery is having a CD Release Party for Katie Burns at their location, 276 Shake Rag St. The party runs from 7-9 p.m. Make sure to stop on out and show your support!
27 Staged Reading of “Oatesland” by Sam White – Alley Stage season opener, 5:00 p.m.
27 Community Connections Free Clinic Auction, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Deer Valley Lodge in Barneveld, will include light refreshments, the Larry Busch band and a chance to bid on one-of-a-kind items. For info, contact Ginger Brand at ccfcauction @gmail.com.
4-5 Clay in May
4 Mineral Point Market Opening Day, Watertower Park
5 Masonic Temple Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m.
8 Pendarvis Season Opening
11 ”THE CLODHOPPER MONOLOGUES PART II” with MICHAEL PERRY, Mineral Point Opera House, 7:30 p.m.
18 An Evening of Art Songs. Leslie Damaso, soprano, Rachel Bittner, pianist. Mineral Point Opera House, 7 p.m.
17-19 Beads and Bangles Weekend of Jewelry Workshops at Shake Rag Alley, www.shakeragalley.com
25 Scott Stieber and Don Meyers Concert on Alley Stage at Shake Rag Alley. Web: http://www.shakeragalley.com/announcements/scott-stieber-and-don-myers#.UYZk3IKjMy4
25-26 Tour of Fairy Homes, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Shake Rag Alley School of Arts and Crafts, www.shakeragalley.com
1 Gallery Night
1 Art In Motion Parade, 4 p.m. located on High Street.
1-2 Driftless Area Fibre Arts Faire at Shake Rag Alley, sponsored by de la Pear.
2 Visitor Appreciation Day at Pendarvis
2 The Bachelors-a Staged Reading presented by Alley Stage at the MP Opera House. The Bachelors is a touching look at the relationship that produced Pendarvis, now a popular State Historical Site, and prompted the restoration movement in Mineral Point. http://www.shakeragalley.com/announcements/the-bachelors#.UYZmloKjMy4
7-9 Five year Celebration in Business, Bobbi Jo’s Interiors and Boutique
8 Shake Rag Alley/Alley Stage Family Festival, 1 p.m. at Shake Rag Alley.
8 The Students of Leslie Damaso Spring Recital. Mineral Point Opera House, 2 p.m.
9 Retirement Party for Phyllis Fritsch, Upland Hills Health Wellness Center. All employees & the public are invited between 1 – 4 p.m.
14 A free community screening of the film ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare will take place at the Mineral Point Opera House at 6:30 p.m. A panel discussion with Dr. Sarah Fox, Dr. Aaron Dunn and Phyllis Fritsch, President & CEO of Upland Hills Health will follow.
14 Jammin on the Porch, featuring The Backseat Serenaders. Jammin’ on the Porch is a free concert on the grounds of Orchard Lawn. The concert starts at 6:00 pm, and the public is welcome to bring a picnic dinner.
15 Fish Boil at Hope Lutheran Church from 5 – 8 pm. Carry Outs available.
15 Garden Tour and Garden Art and Plant Sale, Shake Rag Alley
21-23 Haiku Retreat. The Foundry Books. For info contact: email@example.com
20-29 “Who’s Afraid of Virigina Woolf?”- Alley Stage, 7:30 p.m. at Shake Rag Alley
22 Midsummer Spirits at Pendarvis
22 Rescue Squad Brat Feed, 4-8 at Rescue Squad Building.
27 Mineral Point Care Center Annual Ice Cream Social, 6:30 pm. Music by City Band. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a delicious slice of pie and ice cream proceeds go towards bingo prizes for the Residents. Brat, bun and chips will be sold as well, proceeds from this will go to Alzheimer’s Alliance.
4 Mineral Point Celebrates the Fourth Gettin’ the Lead Out Historic 2 & 5 Mile Run, Parade, BBQ, Music and Fireworks!
6 Concert- Kelly Jo Mitchell, Alley Stage
12 Jammin on the Porch, featuring The Round Midnight Jazz Quartet. Jammin’ on the Porch is a free concert on the grounds of Orchard Lawn. The concert starts at 6:00 pm, and the public is welcome to bring a picnic dinner.
13 Point Five at Alley Stage, 7:30 p.m.
11-14 Woodlanders Gathering-Rustic Arts Workshops at Shake Rag Alley
19 Clover Run, Iowa County Fair Grounds, 6:30 p.m.
20 Concert at Alley Stage, artist TBA
24 Mineral Point Fire Department Cook Out for a Cause, 11-1:30 at 109 N. Iowa Street. $5 lunch includes a grilled hotdog, chips, cookie and a beverage. Drive-up service available. All proceeds will be donated to the Mineral Point Fire Department.
25-27 ”The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” (performance rights still pending), Alley Stage, 7:30 p.m.
2 Concert- Performer TBA, Alley Stage
3 Gallery Night
4 Alley Stage Folk Music Festival, 11:00 a.m.
9 Jammin on the Porch, featuring The Firesides. Jammin’ on the Porch is a free concert on the grounds of Orchard Lawn. The concert starts at 6:00 pm, and the public is welcome to bring a picnic dinner.
9-12 High School Rodeo, Fairgrounds
10 Concert at Alley Stage – artist TBA, 7:30 p.m.
15-24 ”The Odd Couple” – Alley Stage, 7:30 p.m.
24-25 2013 Iowa Co Antique & Collectors Club Power Show, 8 am – 3 pm
17 Citywide Garage Sales
30 Opening Day Iowa County Fair (through Labor Day)
1-3 Iowa County Fair
7 Concert at Alley Stage – artist TBA, 7:30 p.m.
13 Jammin on the Porch, featuring Dealin’. Jammin’ on the Porch is a free concert on the grounds of Orchard Lawn. The concert starts at 6:00 pm, and the public is welcome to bring a picnic dinner.
14 Third Annual Southwest Wisconsin Book Festival, http://swwibookfestival.com/
27-29 Cornish Festival
27 Jammin on the Porch, featuring Cupola. Jammin’ on the Porch is a free concert on the grounds of Orchard Lawn. The concert starts at 5:30 pm, and the public is welcome to bring a picnic dinner.
27 Concert at Alley Stage – artist TBA, 7:30 p.m.
28 Pub Night at Pendarvis
29 Pancake Breakfast, Masonic Lodge
29 Crowdy Crawn at Pendarvis
18-20 Fall Art Tour
19-20 “The Creeping Man” at Pendarvis Education Center, organized by Peddler Creek
25-27 “The Weir” – Shake Rag Alley Cabinet Shop, 7:30 p.m.
27 All Hallows Eve, Alley Stage, http://www.shakeragalley.com/alley-stage
31 Trick ‘R Treat, Shake Rag Alley
31 Pendarvis closes for the season
2 Celebrate Local Treasures Night
7-10 Driftless Film Festival
8-10 Jewelry Sale at Shake Rag Alley
29 Family Photo Sessions at Orchard Lawn
30 Small Business Saturday/Holiday Open House