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!
6 Gallery Night
13 Citywide Garage Sales
14 Brain Games, Quality Inn. 1:30-5:30 p.m. BRAINGAMES 5.0 form
27 2nd Annual Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Invitational
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.
1-31 Alley Stage Season Tickets on Sale at Shake Rag Alley.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
20-29 “Who’s Afraid of Virginia 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! July 4 Event Poster
6 Concert- Kelly Jo Mitchell, a benefit for Miracles of Mitch at 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
17 Jaime Wallo, Dietitian and Diabetes Program Coordinator will answer the question “Well, what CAN I eat?,” as she discusses Diabetes: Myths and Facts, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Upland Hills Health, Conference Room A/B. This seminar is FREE, but please register by calling 930-7147.
19 Clover Run, Iowa County Fair Grounds, 6:30 p.m.
20 Mark Croft, a Benefit Concert for Shake Rag Alley Quonset Hut remodel at Alley Stage.
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”, Alley Stage, 7:30 p.m.
27 Tractor Ride hosted by Iowa County Antique & Collectors Club 10 a.m. at Linden Park & Iowa County Fair Grounds. $15 entry fee.
3 Gallery Night
4 Alley Stage Folk Music Festival, 11:00 a.m.
5-9 Cowboy Camp for Kids for Grades Pre K- 7th from 9 am-11:30 am located at 1200 Betty Lane. If interested, please call (608)-987-2777 or email email@example.com
8 Alley Stage Theater will be presenting a concert by Cupola beginning at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $10.00.
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.
17 Citywide Garage Sales
24-25 2013 Iowa Co Antique & Collectors Club Power Show, 8 am – 5 pm on Saturday and 8 am – 4 pm on Sunday.
29-30 Opening Days Iowa County Fair (through Labor Day)
1-3 Iowa County Fair
7 Mascot Theory Alley Stage, 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/
21 Poemsong Concert at Alley Stage
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 Tiny House Show with Poet Hannah Adams at Alley Stage, 7:30 p.m.
27 Pub Night at Pendarvis
28 Pancake Breakfast, Masonic Lodge. Serving from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
28 Crowdy Crawn at Pendarvis
18-20 Fall Art Tour
19 “An Evening With John McGivern”- We welcome John McGivern back to Mineral Point on Oct. 19 at the Opera House, 7:30 p.m. PBS’s star, John McGivern, is known for his Emmy-award winning work! His stories are personal and funny and touching and familiar. His themes are based in family and remind us all that as specific as we might believe our experiences are, we all share a universal human experience! Admission is $18 and tickets can be bought online at brownpapertickets.com, at Berget’s in Mineral Point, or at the door.
26 Halloween Event, Walker House
24-26 Alley Stage presents Conor McPherson’s Irish Ghost Story, “The Weir” at the Shake Rag Alley Cabinet Shop at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15.
31 Trick ‘R Treat, Shake Rag Alley
31 Pendarvis closes for the season
2 Celebrate ‘Local Treasure Night’ In Mineral Point. Check out our participating businesses!
7-10 Driftless Film Festival
9-10 Holiday Jewelry Sale at Shake Rag Alley
11 Cancer Support Group, second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Dodgeville hospital
12 Heart Building 101, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Upland Hills Health; support group for anyone with heart problems
12 Grief Support Group, 5:30 p.m. at Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville
16 Childbirth Education Class, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Upland Hills Health
19 Sibling Class, 6:30 p.m. at Upland Hills Health
20 Community Links Seminar on Social Security, 5 p.m. Upland Hill Health
21 Blood Drive; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Upland Hills Health
23 Thumbelina, 5 p.m. at the Mineral Point Opera House
24 Thumbelina, 2:30 p.m. & 5 p.m. at the Mineral Point Opera House
29 Family Photo Sessions at Orchard Lawn
30 Small Business Saturday/Holiday Open House
6 Free Movie at the Opera House, 7 p.m. “Five middle-aged friends set out to relive a beer-fueled odyssey from their youth, and end up in an epic battle to save humankind in this outrageous comedy. Labeled “sheer comic perfection!” by the Rolling Stone and called “Hilarious!” by Entertainment Weekly, it is the third and final film in The Ultimate Three Flavors Cornetto® Trilogy, which includes Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz.” Rated R
6 Jones Mansion – Handmade holiday gift show hosted by Susan Freymiller, Doris Freymiller and Lori Bartol 4-9 p.m.
6 Grace Coyne and the William Sisters will perform at Gray Dog Deli at 8:30 p.m.
7 Trinity Episcopal Church, 403 High Street, will hold the Annual Holiday Gift Fair, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Luncheon served 10:30 am to 2:00 pm. Raffle Drawing at 2:00 pm. Homemade pies.
7 Faith Lutheran’s Annual Cookie & Candy sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
7 Candlelight Shopping – Gallery Night
7 Santa Day at Shake Rag Alley 10 a.m. – Noon $8 for a photo with Santa
7 Christmas Craft Workshops for kids and families at Shake Rag Alley 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – $4 per craft
7 Pearl Harbor Tribute – 12:55 p.m. at Library Park
7 Kiwanis Chestnut Roast on the corner of High & Chestnut – donations to benefit the Hodan Center (5:30 p.m.- until they run out of chestnuts)
7 Lily Bragge and Jesse Bauman will perform at Gray Dog Deli at 8:30 p.m.
7 Walker House dinner to benefit Mineral Point School District’s Art Program 5:30-6:30 p.m. ($15 – half goes to the school), art and music by the talented students will be on display from 6:30-9 p.m.
7-8 Holiday Open House at Windy Ridge Pottery from 10-5 on this Saturday and Sunday. Festive snacks, holiday drinks, and pots for under the tree! Directions on our website: www.windyridgepottery.com
8 Alley Stage presents an enchanting musical Christmas Story called Old Befana at the Opera House – 2 p.m.
8 Lessons and Carols for Advent, Trinity Episcopal Church, 403 High Street. A free event and begins at 4 p.m.
8 Gray Dog Deli – ugly sweater, family-friendly karaoke – 3:30-5:30 p.m. (come after Old Befana)
8 Trinity Episcopal hosts a Festival of Lessons and Carols for Advent – a traditional service that tells the story of Christmas – 4 p.m.
20 The Congregational United Church of Christ will have the Ross Brothers, from Madison , with a Christmas Gift to the community from our church. Concert starts at 7:30 PM.