Events
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November 2017

Monroe Clinic Gallery Exhibit

Exhibit by Jennifer Rikkers (Sacred Intuition) of the Driftless Area Artists (Inspirations Unleashed).

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

The Blarney Stoners - trad acoustic Irish music.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 11/2/2017
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

The Jimmys.

Wine Walk - Main Street Monroe

First Thursday Wine Walk - shop and sample - 18 participating stores. Tickets available at Heartland Graphics and Toy Haus.

Fall Arts and Crafts Fair

Sponsored by the Brodhead Jaycees. Over 90 vendor booths (three full gyms!) of artists, crafters, and home-show consultants at the Brodhead Elementary and Middle Schools...plus a food stand! Its a great place for your holiday shopping, especially for finding that one-of-kind, handmade gift. There's truly something for everyone at this great event!

The Classics IV: the Legacy Continues

  • Monroe High School Performing Arts Center - 1600 26th St.
  • Monroe
  • 11/4/2017
  • 7:30 pm
  • 608.325.5700
  • www.monroeartscenter.com

The Classics IV skyrocketed to the top of the music charts and made music history with memorable hits as Spooky, Traces of Love, and Stormy in the 60s. By the 70s, they had accumulated a total of 16 Billboard chart hits, solidifying them as a pop group and being credited for establishing the "soft southern rock" sound. More hits soon came along such as Every Day With You Girl and What Am I Crying For making The Classics IV genuine music legends! Through the years the group has compiled a total of 16 Billboard Chart Hits, they have recorded 13 albums, and have been awarded gold discs by the Recording Industry of America. They perform in venues worldwide, captivating audiences with their talent, good humor, and charismatic personalities. In concert, they perform their greatest hits and add the best music of the era, blending the old with the new. Marty Haggard, Tommy Cash, and Georgette Jones will forever be a part of country music royalty, who proudly carry on the "family tradition."

Karaoke Night

Karaoke with Sam.

Taco Bar at Leisure Lanes

Benefit for Jerry McNett - taco bar, bowling and bake sale.

Swissfest

Sponsored by Monroe Swiss Singers, Swiss music variety show, followed by a dance in the Grand Hall.

Wine and Canvas

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Open Bluegrass Jam - traditionals only.

Holiday Shopping Open Houses

Reflections of Life

  • Monroe Arts Center - 1315 11th Street
  • Monroe
  • 11/10/2017 - 11/30/2017
  • Gallery open Tuesday thru Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.
  • 608.325.5700
  • www.monroeartscenter.com

Exhbit continues through January 12, 2018. Raku Pottery and Printmaking presented by Rich Hager and Julie Sutter-Blair. Artist talk and opening receiption Friday, November 10, 2017.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Ethan Keller - singer/songwriter.

Live Music at Junction House

Rock Rebel Junction.

Karaoke Night

Karaoke with Sam.

Neighborhood Toy Store Day - Toy Haus

Games, science experiments, crafts, create your own putty, give-aways, prize drawings - just a full day of FUN! Celebrate community, shop local, and discover the joy of play!

Live Music at Turner Hall

Zweifel Brothers.

Sunday Concert Series - Wingra Wind Quintet

Since its formation in 1965, the Wingra Wind Quintet has established a tradition of artistic excellence. Ensemble members Joanna Schulz (horn), Aaron Hill (oboe), Stephanie Jutt (flute), Marc Vallon (bassoon), and Amy McCann (clarinet) have been featured in performance at national conferences. The quintet also presented an invitational concert on the prestigious Dame Myra Hess series at the Chicago Public Library. In addition to its extensive home state touring, the quintet has performed at numerous college campuses. The Quintet is one of three faculty chamber ensembles in-residence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mead Witter School of Music.

Beer Bingo at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Win beer and prizes.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

The Blarney Stoners - trad acoustic Irish music.

Monroe Clinic Gallery - Exhibit by Williams & Goodspeed

Wisconsin Landscapes by Zane Williams
Musical Abstractions by Roger Goodspeed 
Exhibit through  February 9, 2018
Photography and Abstract Acrylic Paintings
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, November 16, 2017 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm; Gallery Talk: 5:15 pm

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 11/16/2017
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

The Jimmys.

Wine and Canvas

Indoor Farmers Market on the Square

Canned Goods, Meats, Eggs, Honey, Maple Syrup, Jams/Jellies, Baked Goods and uniquely made crafts. Farmers Market Breakfast also available. SNAP benefits accepted.

Whiskey Belles Christmas

With personalities as big as the Texan skyline, The WhiskeyBelles promise "a highfalutin and swanky evening of entertainment" as they help to ring in MAC's holiday season. This all-female, traditional country and Americana trio from Milwaukee feature pitch-perfect, three-part harmonies, and their own hot fiddle, guitar, and bass playing. Widely known for their captivating shows they have a great time on stage, and love to share the fun with their audience. Along with their own take on classic and obscure vintage-country tunes, the Belles will sprinkle in a few seasonal songs such as Blue Christmas, Santa Lost a Ho, White Christmas, and I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas. It's a lip-smackin' evening of entertainment!

Holiday Silent Auction Opening Reception

Auction closes on Saturday, December 16 at 1:45 pm.

Holiday Open House - Rainbow Fleece Farm

Holiday open house with turkey, lamb and chicken available to pick up. Yarn and Fiber Barn also open.

Live Music at Leisure Lanes

Cherry Bomb.

Farm to Table Turkey Trot at Rainbow Fleece Farm

Holiday open house with turkey, lamb and chicken available to pick up. Yarn and Fiber Barn also open for warm and woolly all natural gift items, felting and spinning fiber, yarns, and more.

Live Music at Turner Hall

Goodtime Dutchmen Trio.

Squeezebox Night

Accordion jam. Third Tuesday of every month.

Program - Trip to Peru

  • Albany Historical Society, 117 N. Water St.
  • Albany
  • 11/21/2017
  • 7 pm

Presented by John and Sherry Hlavachek.

Live Music

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 11/22/2017
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Customer Appreciation Night - and live music with Birddog Blues Band.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Open Bluegrass Jam - traditionals only.

Red Run Turkey Trot

5K Race, 2 mile walk, 1k Kid's Run. Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trots date back to 1896 in Buffalo, but this is the first annual Turkey Trot in Monroe, WI. Sponsored by the University Alumni Association-Green County Chapter, all proceeds are returned to Green County through scholarships to graduating high school seniors enrolled at the University Wisconsin.

Christkindlmarkt

Old World Holiday Market; vendors with crafts & baked goods for sale, artisan demos.

Tipsy Turkey Pub Crawl

Register online at swisstown.com.

Live Music at Junction House

Cherry Bomb.

Holiday Open House - Rainbow Fleece Farm

Holiday open house with turkey, lamb and chicken available to pick up. Yarn and Fiber Barn also open.

Live Music at Leisure Lanes

Rock Rebel Junction.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Mathew Haeffel - Original Singer/Songwriter.

Live Music at Turner Hall

Dave Austin Band.

Beer Bingo at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Win beer and prizes.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

The Blarney Stoners - trad acoustic Irish music.