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July 2016

Urban Nature

  • Monroe Arts Center - 1315 11th Street
  • Monroe
  • 7/1/2016 - 7/30/2016
  • Gallery open Tuesday thru Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.
  • 608.325.5700
  • www.monroeartscenter.com

Opening reception on July 1 at 5 pm.  This exhibit continues through August 19.
Barbara Westfall is an artist, educator, and curator specializing in creating and examining works of art that weavethe connections between art, people, and natural environment. Trained in installation and sculpture, she earned a BFA and MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Barbara makes her artwork from transforming natural fiber, plants, trees and entire ecosystems into contemporary art forms. Her work is often described as Ecological Art because she frequently points out and/or offers solutions to ecological problems, such as loss of species habitat or global warming.

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). This exhibit continues through September 9, 2016.

Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

New Glarus Farmers Market

Live Music at Turner Hall

Zweifel Brothers.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/3/2016
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Birddog and Beck.

4th of July in Brodhead

Big parade at noon; fireworks at dusk.

4th of July in Brooklyn

Live music 7 pm, fireworks 9 pm.

4th of July Music Fest

Featuring a variety of popular local bands. On July 4, 1876 a celebration was held on the new foundation of Washington Church including Music and Food. Over the years this tradition has continued with Washington's reputation for good music and good food. Held rain or shine (tent available). Directions from Monticello to Washington Reformation Church. Take County C west. Go 5 miles, turn left on Church Road.

4th of July in Monroe

Food booths, entertainment, Monroe City Band Concert "All American Salute" with colors presented by Monroe Fire Department at 7:30 PM. Softball, slowpitch, & volleyball tournaments. Fireworks at 9:30 PM.

Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

Monticello Homecoming

Monticello Homecoming is sponsored by The Monticello Community Club, the Monticello Chamber of Commerce, the Monticello Lions and Lionesses.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/7/2016
  • 7 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

The Jimmys.

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: Thirsty Jones! Intermission entertainment with the Handphibians. Recognition also tonight to the SuperCows artists and sponsors. Non-profit recognition to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Everyone is encouraged to wear their Super Hero costumes and capes. 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. And to top it all off - the Roth Food Truck will be downtown with free samples!

Maxwell Street Days

Bargains and sidewalk sales.

Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/9/2016
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Gin, Chocolate and Bottle Rockets.

New Glarus Farmers Market

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/10/2016
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Those Weasels.

Live music at Hawk's Mill Winery

Live music with Ken Curtis. Bring your lawn chair.

Jordan Lutheran Church Service & Entertainment

Outdoor church service at Twining Park Band Shell - followed by a concert with local praise bands. Thrivent Financial providing root beer floats. Free will offering with proceeds designated for two area families in need.

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: Painting Landscape (July 12 - 14), Paint Water (August 9 - 11), Plexiglas (September 13 - 15)

Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/14/2016
  • 7 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Piano Man Warren Beck.

Woodford Bank Customer Appreciation

Snacks, door prizes, ice cream and give-aways.

Flea Market Extravaganza

  • Community Park
  • Browntown
  • 7/16/2016 - 7/17/2016
  • 8 am - 4 pm
  • browntown-wi.us

Vendors call Pat at 608.293.0742 to register. Open to crafts, antiques, resale. Concession stand with pie, chips ice cream, brats and BBQ. Fundraiser for the Browntown Community Park.

GAP Church Bash

  • Hwy. 59, 4 miles west of Albany
  • Albany
  • 7/16/2016
  • 9 AM - 3 PM
  • 68.214.8289

Flea market and vendor show from 9 am - 2 pm. Cemetery Walk from 10 am - noon. Food booths.

Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

New Glarus Farmers Market

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/16/2016
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Rockabilly Kid Andy Yaun.

Live Music at Turner Hall

Back 40 Band.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/17/2016
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Jessi Lynn.

Live music at Hawk's Mill Winery

Live music with Andy Yaun. Bring your lawn chair.

Monroe City Band Concert

Tonight's theme: Music from Stage and Screen with Cheryl Lokken on trombone solo. The band originally formed in 1949 and with members from various communities around the area they have been delighting audiences ever since. Under the direction of Brian Bruggeman.

Music in the Park

Live music every Tuesday in June and July.  Tonight featuring Squirrel Gravy (Bluegrass).

Green County Fair

Youth exhibits and judging, animal shows & auctions, entertainment, food stands, carnival. Visit the website www.greencountyfair.net for the complete schedule.

Highlights include:

Wednesday - Cowboys and Clowns, the Big Hat Rodeo, and Fireworks.

Thursday - Badger State Tractor Pull

Friday - Badger State Tractor Pull

Saturday - Horse Pull, National Tug-o-War, Demo Derby, Master Showmanship

Sunday - Antique Tractor Pull, Cheese Auction, and Southern Raised Band in the Grandstand




Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

American Legion Beer Garden Entertainment

  • Green County Fairgrounds
  • Monroe
  • 7/20/2016 - 7/23/2016

Wed/Thurs - DJ from 8 til midnight Fri - Precocious from 9 til midnight Sat - Zac Matthews from 9 til midnight

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/21/2016
  • 7 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

The Jimmys.

Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/23/2016
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Birddog Blues Band

New Glarus Farmers Market

Live music at Hawk's Mill Winery

Live music with 4 1/2 Men. Bring your lawn chair.

Live Music at Turner Hall

Gary's Ridgeland Dutchmen.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/24/2016
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Big Wes Turner Trio.

Music in the Park

Live music every Tuesday in June and July.  Tonight featuring Capital Chordsmen (Barbershop).

Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

PaintNite

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/27/2016
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.paintnite.com

"Butterfly Blue"

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: Moonlight Jazz Orchestra! Special recognition for seniors in the community - gifts and complementary transportation from assisted living facilities (thanks to Community Foundation - Monroe Fund). Special guests - Platteville Swing Dancers, and also MTG Cabaret Players. Non-profit recognition to Pleasant View Foundation. 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.

Fore Fathers 10th Annual Celebration

Motorcycle poker ride, Beer Garden with live music, food stand, raffles. Info 608.558.5098.

Taste of Green County

  • Minhas Craft Brewery
  • Monroe
  • 7/29/2016
  • 6-9 pm

A fundraiser to benefit the Arrowhead District and Blackhawk Area Boy Scout Council. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the brewery, try Minhas brews and taste sample sized foods. Includes musical entertainment, drawings and silent auction. Food providers for the event include Barb's Kitchen, Buggyworks Restaurant and Pub, Bullets, Colony Brands, Inc, Frank's Franks, Green County Ag Chest, Green County Smokeshack, Klondike Cheese, Maple Leaf Cheese and Rainbow Confections. Tickets $30.

Amish Quilt Auction

  • Amish School House - Hwy, 104 & Atkinson Rd
  • Albany
  • 7/30/2016
  • 8:30 am
  • 608.897.8500

Quilts & quilt tops, furniture, consignment, home decor, food stand & bake sale.

Monroe Farmers Market

Through October 22: Wednesday afternoon 1 - 5:30 pm and Saturday morning 8 am - 1 pm.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/30/2016
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Memphis Kings.

New Glarus Farmers Market

Live Music at Turner Hall

Barefoot Becky.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/31/2016
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Robert J.