HISTORIC PRESERVATION CELEBRATION
May 4-7, 2017
Come to one of Wisconsin’s most historically intact communities and celebrate the spirit of preservation!
Thursday, May 4, 7:00 pm FREE
Mineral Point Opera House. A slide presentation on the big screen of historic photos with Nancy Pfotenhauer.
Friday, May 5
Pasty Dinner at the Walker House with a presentation by Will Fellows, author of Passion to Preserve
Behind the Façade of Historic Preservation: Gay Sensibility and the Passion to Preserve: Will Fellows presents a photo-illustrated exploration of gay men’s extraordinary involvement in rescuing, restoring, and preserving old buildings and other forms of the material culture of the past.
Tickets are $25. Available by reservation at Berget Jewelers 987.3218 or the Chamber of Commerce 987.3201
Pancake Breakfast at Masonic Temple. $7 All you can eat.
10 – 4: Historic Home Tour – 16 Open Doors
Purchase tickets ($15) at Orchard Lawn, 234 Madison Street or at 210 Commerce Street
7:00 Ten Dollar House, Mineral Point Opera House
Tickets ($15) available at Berget Jewelers (608-987-3218) or online at brownpapertickets.com
Sunday, May 7
10:00 a.m. Pendarvis Historic Site FREE
Robert Neal and Edgar Hellum and the Museum They Called Home: Will Fellows shares some thoughts on Pendarvis, the men who created it, and the man whose old-house enterprise in the 1920s was an important inspiration for them.
2:00: Ten Dollar House, Mineral Point Opera House
Save $5 by purchasing a “Golden Ticket” for $50 and enjoy all the weekend events.
Dinner with Will Fellows, Home Tour and Ten Dollar House!