What's happening

November 2018

First Thursday Wine Walk - Main Street Monroe

First Thursday Wine Walk - shop and sample at participating stores.

Radiance by FUSEDChicago

Encaustic Art.

Paint and Pixels by Tina Duemler & Carleton Davis (Exhibit)

  • Monroe Arts Center - 1315 11th Street
  • Monroe
  • 11/2/2018 - 11/30/2018
  • Gallery open Tuesday thru Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.
  • 608.325.5700

Exhibit continues through January 11, 2019. Oil Paintings and Photography. Opening Reception Friday November 2 from 5 - 7 pm, Gallery Talk at 5:30 pm.

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 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!

William Florian - Those Were the Days

An upbeat, musical journey of America's spirit and greatest songs of the 1960's and 70's. Led by former lead singer of the Christy Minstrels - you'll hear stories and music of John Denver, Pete Seeger, The Mamas and the Papas and more.


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

En Guete Evening

Dutch treat menu - monthly themed gathering sponsored by Turner Hall's New World Swiss Club. First Tuesday of the month.

Explorations by Madison Contemporary Fiber Artists

Fiber Arts. Opening Reception on November 8 from 4:30 - 6 pm; Gallery Talk at 5:15 pm. Exhibit continues through February 8, 2019.

Holiday Shopping Open Houses

Live Music at Turner Hall

Goodtime Dutchmen Trio.

David Newman - Pianist

A "Who's Who Among American Keyboard Artists" - since 2009 David Newman has taught piano, class piano, and piano ensemble at Beloit College.

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.

Switchback: Midwestern Christmas

Brian FitzGerald and Marty McCormack of the Irish-Americana duo Switchback return to the Monroe Arts Center, but this time with their exciting holiday performance "A Midwestern Christmas." Switchback's holiday concerts are always a crowd pleaser with lots of audience involvement and singing along with the band on well-known favorites such as Away in the Manger, Up On the Housetop, and White Christmas. Interspersed with lively reels and jigs to original tunes and Irish melodies, the show is also filled with stories of their travels along with a healthy dose of humor. As seen on PBS, Switchback is energetic, soulful, and's a concert guaranteed to please.

Holiday Silent Auction Opening Reception

Auction closes on Saturday, December 15 at 1:45 pm. Don't miss this opportunity to find that special gift and support the arts.

Live Music at Turner Hall

Zweifel Brothers Band.

Squeezebox Night

Accordion jam. Third Tuesday of every month.


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

Tipsy Turkey Pub Crawl

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Shop Small Monroe

Shop for a Cure

Approximately 50 vendors and crafters attending. Lunch stand and raffles also included. Proceeds support Relay For Life of Green County and The American Cancer Society. Free Admission!

Live Music at Turner Hall

Barefoot Becky.

Lighted Christmas Parade