What's happening

June 2016

Badger Honor Flight Breakfast

Buffet style breakfast and help raise money to send our veterans to Washington DC to see the memorials built in their honor. Adults are only $8.

Artist Workshop with Deborah Meyer

Albany House Bed & Breakfast hosts summer workshops for artists. Led by Deborah Meyer, multi-media artist and workshop instructor, this is her seventh year as the guest artist. She has taught fine art painting techniques for 15 years with an emphasis on stimulating your creativity through the exploration of new mediums. Artists with all levels of experience are welcome. Workshops start on Tuesday at 1:00 PM and end on Thursdays at 12:00 PM. Workshop size is limited to make sure you receive the attention you deserve.  Special room rates are available, call 608-862-3636.

2016 Workshop Dates: Tips, Techniques, and Tricks (June 7 - 9), Painting Landscape (July 12 - 14), Paint Water (August 9 - 11), Plexiglas (September 13 - 15)

Fabric of Love

  • Monroe Theatre Guild, 910 16th Ave
  • Monroe
  • 6/9/2016 - 6/12/2016
  • Thurs-Fri-Sat 7:30 pm; Sunday 2 pm
  • 608.325.1111

When a cutting-edge Goth fashion designer apprentices with a sassy old seamstress, the barbs and needles are sure to fly! One career is about to take off, while the other has gone off course. And what happens in this small shop is bigger than either can handle.​ ┬áDirected by Dave Bristow.

Concert on the Square

Concert series with live music, food stands, beer stand, intermission entertainment with DJ Tim Davis. Sponsored by Main Street Monroe with underwriter Colony Brands. Tonight: The Gomers! Special "Gomer-oke" featuring local vocalists. Non-profit recognition to Greenhaven Family Advocates. Beer Stand featuring a great variety of brews: Huber Bock, Spotted Cow, Pecatonica IPA, Quinns Amber, Coors Lite, Miller Lite, Summer Shandy, and Angry Orchard.

Brat Bash 2016

  • Twining Valley, 700 - 8th Ave.
  • Monroe
  • 6/10/2016
  • 608.214.5726

All proceeds to Monroe Clinic Hospice. Please contact Linda McArdle of Twining Valley Retirement Community @ 329-5999 or Kelly Severson of Monroe Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center @ 214-5726 with donations or questions. Drive up or dine in at Twining Valley.

Community Garage Sales

5th Annual 1K - 5K Walk - Run


  • Back Garden Area at Pleasant View Nursing Home, N3150 Hwy. 81
  • Monroe
  • 6/14/2016
  • 11 am - 1 pm

Burgers and brats, plus coleslaw and potato salad, dessert. Proceeds to Friends of Pleasant View project fund.

Warrior Feed

  • Zilmer-Riley American Legion
  • Monroe
  • 6/15/2016
  • 11 am - 5 pm

Pulled pork sandwiches, beans, coleslaw, chips and soda - $8. Sandwich only $4. Order in advance by Nov. 8 for pick up or delivery. Minimum delivery order 10 meals. Call 608.325.4244 for order forms.

Warrior Feed

  • Zilmer-Riley American Legion
  • Monroe
  • 6/15/2016
  • 11 am - 5 pm

Brat meal $8, brat only $2. Thank you for supporting the American Legion in Monroe!

The Art of Healing - featuring Kate Bausch and Steven Agard

MAC Galleries at Monroe Clinic - The Monroe Arts Center and Monroe Clinic have partnered to provide patients, visitors, and staff with quarterly exhibitions in four gallery spaces in the new Clinic building. This is not only an enrichment of the visual experience thus creating a healthier environment, but these exhibitions bring local artists and the community together. This exhibit features the work of Kate Bausch and Steven Agard (painting and photography & printmaking). Opening reception on June 23 from 4:30 - 6 pm. This exhibit continues through September 9, 2016.

10 Grand in your Hand

A benefit for Family Promise of Green County. On Thursday, June 16th at the Monroe Den, 1506 31st Avenue, Monroe, Family Promise will be hosting their 3rd annual fundraising raffle. Tickets are $100 but only 250 will be sold. Tickets include drinks and food for two with the menu consisting of pulled pork sandwiches, Barb's potato salad, macaroni & cheese, baked beans, veggies, dessert and beverages. Tickets will be drawn through out the evening with every tenth ticket winning a prize worth at least $100. The final ticket drawn will win $10,000. Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Family Promise board. This event raised $16,000 for Family Promise in 2015. For more information, see the flyer on the bulletin board by the south entrance of the church or call 608-328-2600.

Browntown Summer Fest

Antique tractor pull Friday at 7 pm, Fireman's fish boil dinner Saturday from 4 - 7 pm, fireworks at dusk Saturday.

Fishing Derby for Kids

Sponsored by Brodhead Optimists - for kids 12 and under.

Relay for Life

  • Brodhead High School, 2501 W 5th Ave.
  • Brodhead
  • 6/18/2016
  • 4 pm - midnight
  • 608.662.7542

More than just a fundraising event, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life offers our community a way to celebrate cancer survivorship, remember loved ones lost and fight back against a disease that takes too much from too many. At the Brodhead High School Track. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held inside the High School. As always, everyone in the community is invited to participate in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Green County. Join us by lighting a luminaria, pledging to save one life from cancer this year, or simply walking laps with friends and family!

Badger Honor Flight Spaghetti Supper

  • Brodhead High School, 2501 W 5th Ave.
  • Brodhead
  • 6/18/2016
  • 4 - 8 pm
  • 608.558.1743

Badger Honor Flight Spaghetti Supper and Relay for Life Event hosted by Brodhead Police Association. Cost for advance tickets through June 11th: Seniors & Veterans $5, Adults $7, Children 6-12 $4, kids 5 and under FREE. There will be a $2 increase in price after June 11th and at the door.

Live music by the All that Jazz Band from Madison from 5pm-8pm and some wonderful silent auction items to bid on. Please find us on Facebook! More info:  email

We are partnering with Green County's Relay for Life event, which will also be held this night at the Brodhead High School track area. If you dine at our event, you will receive a coupon for a free ice cream at the Relay event, donated by the Brodhead FFA Alumni! Anyone that comes to our dinner in a Relay for Life shirt (this year's event shirt only) can dine with us for the advance ticket price.

Advance ticket sales: Brodhead: Register Print Center, Sagen & Associates, Sugar River Bank and the Brodhead Police Department Juda: Sugar River Bank Monroe: Heartland Graphics, Bartels Co & Tap and Sugar River Bank.

Badger Booster Days

Fund raiser for UW-Madison Athletic Department - entertainment, golf tournament, dining. Sponsored by Colony Brands.  2016 theme:  Monster Hall Badger Ball.

Evening at the Airport

  • Kelch Aviation Musuem at Brodhead Airport
  • Brodhead
  • 6/20/2016
  • 6:30 pm
  • 608.424.2042

Learn about the Brodhead Airport and the Kelch Aviation Museum. Meet and network with Brodhead Chamber members. Supper will be provided. RSVP by June 10 to Barb Clark at 608.424.2042 or

Albany Historical Society Meeting

  • Albany Historical Society, 117 N. Water St.
  • Albany
  • 6/21/2016
  • 7 pm

Program is "show and tell" - bring artifacts to show.

Music Fest

Live music, games and inflatables. Info: Lori at 608.212.6476.

Main Street Monroe Concert on the Square

Concert series with live music, food stands, beer stand and wine bar. Sponsored by Main Street Monroe with underwriter Colony Brands. Tonight - featuring music by The Brat Pack (wear your 80's and 90's gear) - and surprise intermission entertainment. A special evening in recognition of the 90th anniversary of Colony Brands - free "Colony Brands Popcorn Mix" and glow sticks for the kids. Non-profit recognition tonight to Monroe Clinic Foundation Hospice. Beer Stand featuring a great variety of brews: Huber Bock, Spotted Cow, Pecatonica IPA, Coors Lite, Miller Lite, Summer Shandy, and Angry Orchard - plus the Minhas Mini Bar.

Green County Dairy Day in Belleville

  • Belleville
  • 6/25/2016

Sponsored by Green County Ag Chest.

Heidi Folk Festival

Live performances of the Heidi drama at the Village Park and craft fair.

5K Run and Walk - Keeping the Pulse

Sponsored by New Glarus EMS. Online registration ends May 15 at midnight. Info:, 608.527.5067.

Albany Lions Car Show - 13th Annual

  • Lions Building - 402 N. Cincinnati St.
  • Albany
  • 6/26/2016
  • 608.751.2895

Awards, entertainment, food. Always the 4th Sunday in June.

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University

  • First National Bank, 1625 - 10th St.
  • Monroe
  • 6/28/2016
  • 6:30 pm

This changes everything! Your money. Your story. Your life. Learn God's ways of handling money. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Classes are Tuesdays, June 28th - August 30th (except Aug. 2nd). First session on June 28th is FREE! The workbook and kit can be purchased on the 28th for the discounted price of $30 (originally $95!). Sponsored by the Monroe Seventh Day Adventist Church.