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July 2019

A Creative Life (Exhibit)

  • Monroe Arts Center - 1315 11th Street
  • Monroe
  • 7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019
  • Gallery open Tuesday thru Saturday 10 am - 5 pm.
  • 608.325.5700
  • www.monroeartscenter.com

Paintings by Sarah Aslakson. Exhibit continues through August 15, 2019.

Best Burger in Green County - Contest

6th annual contest: visit at least 5 of the 15 participating bars and restaurants and vote for your favorite! Sponsored by the Green County Beef Producers. Contest runs through July 31. Winners announced at the STEAK OUT on August 15.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Joe Jam - open blues jam. Keyboard, drums, guitar and bass will be there.

Music in the Park

Free concert; bring your own picnic or visit the food stand. Presented by Belleville Public Library and Belleville Area Cultural Foundation. Tonight: The Dang-Its (Swing and Honky Tonk).

En Guete Evening

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

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Open Irish Music Session with The Blarneys.

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." Slowpitch & volleyball tournaments. Fireworks at 9:30 PM.

Monroe City Band Concert

Tonight's theme: Happy Birthday America - in conjunction with the City of Monroe's 4th of July celebration. 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.

4th of July in Brooklyn

Fireworks at dusk.

New Glarus Farmers Market

  • Bank of New Glarus/Sugar River Bank Branch, 1101 State Hwy 69
  • New Glarus
  • 7/5/2019
  • 3 - 6 pm
  • www.swisstown.com

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Ethan Keller

8 Miles of "Ag-tiques"

  • 7/6/2019 - 7/7/2019
  • 815.789.4570 or 608.558.0530

Unique tractor show on 8 miles of Hwy. 69 south from Monroe, WI to Orangeville, IL. Stops along the way with different brands - John Deere, Oliver, etc. Food stands and craft shows at some locations. Meet the owners and hear their tractor stories. John Deere stop features lunch stand with brats, pulled pork and cheesy potatoes. John Deere Exhibitor's Tractor Drive on Sunday goes through Orangeville.

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.

Wags N Wheels

  • Junction House, N3693 County J
  • Monroe
  • 7/6/2019
  • Registration starting 10 am, event at 11 am
  • 608.325.9600
  • www.greencountyhumane.org

Two wheels or four - all are welcome to join in on the Wags n Wheels Poker Run to benefit the Green County Humane Society. Five stops along the way to collect playing cards to create a winning poker hand. Each stop includes raffles, prizes and other fun. Ride ends at Junction House with a cook-out and music by the Unusuals. Koozie for all participants.

Live Music at Minhas Wine Garden

  • Minhas Wine Garden
  • Monroe
  • 7/6/2019
  • 2 - 5 pm

Uncorked! Minhas Wine Garden's Summer Band Lineup - Saturdays in June, July, and August from 2 - 5 pm.  Today - Billy Rocks.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Water Street Bridge

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/6/2019
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Gabe Burdulis Band

Twilight in the Park Concert

Sunday evening series with last concert on August 11.

Live Music at Turner Hall

Back 40 Band

Live Music at Hawk's Mill

Through the I.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/7/2019
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Mark Croft.

Vinyl LP Side Sunday

Bring in your favorite album and we'll play a side of it.

Music in the Park

Free concert; bring your own picnic or visit the food stand. Presented by Belleville Public Library and Belleville Area Cultural Foundation. Tonight: Capitol Chordsmen (Barbershop).

Stammtisch

Join your friends in the Turner Hall Ratskeller to speak German over a meal at Stammtisch. (Stammtisch is held every 2nd Tuesday evening of the month.)

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.

Open Mic at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Sign up in advance - 608.732.0081.

First Thursday

Downtown Monroe's retail stores open for evening shopping.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/11/2019
  • 7 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Stateline Playboys

Concert on the Square

Summer concert series with live music, food stands, beer stand. Sponsored by Main Street Monroe with underwriter Colony Brands. Tonight: Reloaded and a Salute to the 1980's!

Live Music at Hawk's Mill

Bobbi White & Co.

Pets on Parade

Costume contest and parade for pets and the people who love them! During intermission at Main Street Monroe Concerts on the Square.

Pizza Night at Hawk's Mill

Come enjoy our Brick Oven Pizzas in the pavilion! 12" pizzas with choice of 3 toppings.

New Glarus Farmers Market

  • Bank of New Glarus/Sugar River Bank Branch, 1101 State Hwy 69
  • New Glarus
  • 7/12/2019
  • 3 - 6 pm
  • www.swisstown.com

Monticello Homecoming

Sponsored by Monticello Community Club, Monticello Chamber of Commerce, Lions & Lionesses

Fri., July 12
• 5:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M. Fish Boil - Octagon Shelter - Served by the FFA & FFA Alumni ($10 in advance, $11 at door, $5 kids)
• 5:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. Wristband Night at The Carnival ($15)
• 7:00 P.M. Homecoming Variety Show - TnD Bar and Grill Monticello House
• 8:30 P.M.-12:00 P.M. Stateline Playboys - Main Beer Tent (free admittance)
Sat., July 13
• 7:00 A.M. Pony Trot Registration open - Monticello School Playground
• 7:30 A.M.-3:00 P.M. Marshall Bluff Bowhunters 3-D Shoot - N7326 Marshall Bluff Rd
• 8:00 A.M. 1K Little Pony Run - Monticello School
• 8:30 A.M. 5K Fun Run/Walk - Monticello School
• 9:30 A.M.-10:45 A.M. Monticello Homecoming Ride Registration - Eagle Pass Saloon
• 9:30 A.M. Kids Pedal Tractor Pull Registration -W North Ave by Pool House
• 10:00 A.M. Kids Tractor Pull - $ off coupon for all - ages 3-10 yrs
• 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. Kids Cardboard Construction Zone - along park sidewalk
• 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. Monticello Area Museum is Open - Main St.
• 11:00 A.M. Motorcycle Ride leaves - Eagle Pass Saloon • 12:30 P.M. Tug of War - US Amateur Tug of War Association matches
• 1:00 P.M. Community Firefighter Water Fights - W North Ave by Pool
• 1:30 P.M. Preregistration for Canoe Races & "Triathlon" by the lake
• 2:00 P.M-5:00 P.M. Andy Yaun - Main Beer Tent (free admittance)
• 2:00 P.M. Canoe Races on Lake Montesian • 3:00 P.M. "Triathlon" on Lake Montesian
• 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. Zwingli Church - "Aviation History in Green County" by Pat Weeden (free admittance) • 8 P.M.-12:00 A.M. Family Business - Main Beer Tent (free admittance)
• 9:45 P.M. FIREWORKS, Lake Montesian - Rain Delay, Sunday (Co-Sponsored by Monticello Community Club and Greenwoods State Bank)
Sun., July 14
• 7:30 A.M.-3:00 P.M. Marshall Bluff Bowhunters 3-D Shoot - N7326 Marshall Bluff Rd
• 9:30 A.M. Church Services at Montesian Gardens, Zwingli UCC
• 11:00 A.M. Chicken BBQ - Octagon Shelter ($10 meal, $7 chicken only)
• 2:00 P.M. Parade - On Lake Ave and Main St
• 3:00 P.M. Co-ed Bean Bag Competition - Ball Diamond Beer Tent
• After the Parade til 6:00 P.M. Zweifel Brothers - Main Beer Tent (free admittance)
• 7:00-10:30 P.M. Titan Loose w/special guest MDR- Main Beer Tent (free admittance)
• 9:00 P.M. Community Club Raffle Drawing - Main Beer Tent 

All three days: Carnival, Softball Tournament, Beer Tents, Lion's Cheese Curds; Lioness' Homemade Pies

SATURDAY TOURNAMENTS: Mud Volleyball, Grass Volleyball & 3 On 3 Basketball

SUNDAY TOURNAMENTS: Mud Volleyball continues
• Basketball registration, contact Jacob Marty at 558-5493 ($50)
• Mud Volleyball registration, contact Jacob Marty at 558-5493 ($75)
• Grass Volleyball registration, contact Braden Rindy at 214-4808 ($60)
• Kids' pedal tractor pull registration is day of (free)
• Coed Bean Bag registration is day of ($10) 

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.

Live Music at Minhas Wine Garden

  • Minhas Wine Garden
  • Monroe
  • 7/13/2019
  • 2 - 5 pm

Uncorked! Minhas Wine Garden's Summer Band Lineup - Saturdays in June, July, and August from 2 - 5 pm.  Today - TBA.

Twilight in the Park Concert

Sunday evening series with last concert on August 11.

Live Music at Hawk's Mill

Garrett Hillary.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/14/2019
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Copper Box.

Vinyl LP Side Sunday

Bring in your favorite album and we'll play a side of it.

Monroe City Band Concert

Tonight's theme: Space. The Monroe City Band proudly delivers five concerts for its 70th summer concert series. All concerts are held at Twining Park at the bandshell and begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Concerts are free to the public! Under the direction of Brian Bruggeman.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Joe Jam - open blues jam. Keyboard, drums, guitar and bass will be there.

Music in the Park

Free concert; bring your own picnic or visit the food stand. Presented by Belleville Public Library and Belleville Area Cultural Foundation. Tonight: Krause Family (Folk-Roots).

Squeezebox Night

Accordion jam. Third Tuesday of every month.

Green County Fair

Youth exhibits and judging, animal shows & auctions, entertainment, food stands, carnival. Visit the website www.greencountyfair.net for the complete schedule; call 608.325.9159 for info.

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Open Irish Music Session with The Blarneys.

Live Music at Attica Bar

Dead Henry Duo.

Pietenpol Reunion

The Brodhead Pietenpol Association and EAA Chapter 431 at Brodhead, Wisconsin sponsor the annual Pietenpol Reunion at at Brodhead Airport (C37) each July. This 4-day event is always scheduled the weekend preceding the big EAA Oshkosh convention so it's easy to plan for years in advance. The Reunion unofficially begins on Thursday afternoon with fellowship and an evening meal. Friday and Saturday have scheduled forums, fly-bys, rides and food service put on by EAA Chapter 431. Most people depart for home or Oshkosh on Sunday.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/18/2019
  • 7 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

The Jimmys

Pietenpol / Hatz Fly-In

The Brodhead Pietenpol Association and EAA Chapter 431 at Brodhead, Wisconsin sponsor the annual Pietenpol Reunion at at Brodhead Airport (C37) each July. This 4-day event is always scheduled the weekend preceding the big EAA Oshkosh convention so it's easy to plan for years in advance. The Reunion unofficially begins on Thursday afternoon with fellowship and an evening meal. Friday and Saturday have scheduled forums, fly-bys, rides and food service put on by EAA Chapter 431. Most people depart for home or Oshkosh on Sunday.

New Glarus Farmers Market

  • Bank of New Glarus/Sugar River Bank Branch, 1101 State Hwy 69
  • New Glarus
  • 7/19/2019
  • 3 - 6 pm
  • www.swisstown.com

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Big Wes Turner's Trio.

Live Music at New Glarus Hotel

  • New Glarus Hotel, 100 - 6th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/19/2019 - 7/20/2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • 608.527.5244
  • www.newglarushotel.com

Barefoot Becky.

Chris Kroeze in Concert

GAP Church Bash

  • Hwy. 59, 4 miles west of Albany
  • Albany
  • 7/20/2019
  • 9 AM - 4 PM
  • 68.214.8289

Flea market and vendor show, Cemetery Walk, food booths.

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.

Live Music at Minhas Wine Garden

  • Minhas Wine Garden
  • Monroe
  • 7/20/2019
  • 2 - 5 pm

Uncorked! Minhas Wine Garden's Summer Band Lineup - Saturdays in June, July, and August from 2 - 5 pm.  Today - Mark Manning.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/20/2019
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

The Family Business.

Live music at Bailey's Run Vineyard

  • N8523 Klitzke Rd.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/20/2019
  • 2 pm
  • WI
  • 608-496-1966

Krause Family Band.

Twilight in the Park Concert

Sunday evening series with last concert on August 11.

Pizza Night at Hawk's Mill

Come enjoy our Brick Oven Pizzas in the pavilion! 12" pizzas with choice of 3 toppings.

Live Music at Attica Bar

Cherokee Rose and Blake's Meat Raffle

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/21/2019
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Gin, Chocolate and Bottle Rockets.

Vinyl LP Side Sunday

Bring in your favorite album and we'll play a side of it.

Music in the Park

Free concert; bring your own picnic or visit the food stand. Presented by Belleville Public Library and Belleville Area Cultural Foundation. Tonight: Ghosts in the Room (Americana-Rock).

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.

Grupo La Septima Allianza

Bring your blanket and your picnic basket to MAC! The Monroe Arts Center is pleased to invite everyone to the new Summer of Music concert series - 4th Wednesday of May, June, and July beginning at 6:00 PM each evening on the south porch of the MAC campus. All concerts are free of charge.

Tonight's feature: the extraordinary culture and traditional music of Mexico with Grupo La Septima Allianza. Madison's own Groupo La Séptima Alianza will heat things up with their fresh and modern take on Latin tropical and regional Mexican music. They play a variety of music such as Cumbia (folkloric rhythm and dance from Colombia), Norteña (Mexican music from Northern Mexico), Quebradita (a Mexican dancing and music style), and Zapateada (dance styles of Mexico, with a lively rhythm punctuated by the striking of the dancer's shoes).

Band members are Antonio Flores (vocals), Juan Damaso (Guiro percussion), Joaquín (drums, vocal), Francisco Xelhua (bass guitar), Jorge Luis Rios (keyboard, vocals), and Omar Miranda (percussion). All concerts are rain or shine.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Open Bluegrass and Americana Jam.

Live Music at Attica Bar

Rolling Thunder Fundraiser - Music by hairLip dog

Midday Masterworks Series

Today's program:  Moon Music - a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing.

Midday Masterworks organist Deborah Krauss Smith began her organ studies in Monroe with the late Merruth Seaton, continuing at UW-Eau Claire where she received a music education degree with applied majors in both organ and voice, and then continued organ studies with the late Lawrence G. Kelliher, longtime organist/director of music at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison.  She has also directed the Monroe Swiss Singers mixed choir since 1985.

Established in 2002 as a way to feature the new 39-rank, three-manual Berghaus pipe organ at the United Methodist Church of Monroe, the free half-hour mini-recitals are presented quarterly from 12:15 - 12:45 pm, each with a different theme.  A late afternoon reprise of the program, from 5:15 - 5:45 pm, was added in 2008 to showcase Monroe St. Victor Church's new Matthew Ronald Buholzer Memorial Pipe Organ.

Both churches are handicap-accessible, and the public is welcome to attend the free concerts.

Midday Masterworks Series

Today's program:  Moon Music - a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing.

Midday Masterworks organist Deborah Krauss Smith began her organ studies in Monroe with the late Merruth Seaton, continuing at UW-Eau Claire where she received a music education degree with applied majors in both organ and voice, and then continued organ studies with the late Lawrence G. Kelliher, longtime organist/director of music at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison.  She has also directed the Monroe Swiss Singers mixed choir since 1985.

Established in 2002 as a way to feature the new 39-rank, three-manual Berghaus pipe organ at the United Methodist Church of Monroe, the free half-hour mini-recitals are presented quarterly from 12:15 - 12:45 pm, each with a different theme.  A late afternoon reprise of the program, from 5:15 - 5:45 pm, was added in 2008 to showcase Monroe St. Victor Church's new Matthew Ronald Buholzer Memorial Pipe Organ.

Both churches are handicap-accessible, and the public is welcome to attend the free concerts.

Concert on the Square

Summer concert series with live music, food stands, beer stand. Sponsored by Main Street Monroe with underwriter Colony Brands. Tonight - the Water Street Jacks!

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/25/2019
  • 7 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Andy Yaun.

Fore Fathers 13th Annual Celebration

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

New Glarus Farmers Market

  • Bank of New Glarus/Sugar River Bank Branch, 1101 State Hwy 69
  • New Glarus
  • 7/26/2019
  • 3 - 6 pm
  • www.swisstown.com

Maxwell Street Days

Bargains and sidewalk sales.

Live Music at Bullquarian Brewhouse

Eric Peter Schwartz - original acoustic rock.

Live Music at New Glarus Hotel

Greg Anderson.

Amish Quilt Auction

  • Amish School House - Hwy, 104 & Atkinson Rd
  • Albany
  • 7/27/2019
  • 8:30 am
  • 608.897.8500

Quilts & quilt tops, furniture, consignment, home decor, food stand & bake sale. Always last Saturday in July.

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.

Live Music at Hawk's Mill

Steve McIntyre.

Live Music at Minhas Wine Garden

  • Minhas Wine Garden
  • Monroe
  • 7/27/2019
  • 2 - 5 pm

Uncorked! Minhas Wine Garden's Summer Band Lineup - Saturdays in June, July, and August from 2 - 5 pm.  Today - Nick Foytick.

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/27/2019
  • 8 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Black Water Gin.

Live Music at New Glarus Hotel

David Austin.

Artisan Marketplace at Bailey's Run Vineyard

  • N8523 Klitzke Rd.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/27/2019 - 7/28/2019
  • 11 am
  • WI
  • 608-496-1966

Come check out local vendors who craft, paint, sell facial packages and much much more! This fair will be scheduled outside on our grand lawn unless Mother Nature changes our mind.

Twilight in the Park Concert

Sunday evening series with last concert on August 11.

Live Music at Turner Hall

Zweifel Brothers

Live Music at Tofflers

  • Tofflers Pub and Grill, 200 - 5th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 7/28/2019
  • 2:30 pm
  • 608.527.2490
  • www.tofflers.com

Hair Lip Dog (Mark and Marc).

Vinyl LP Side Sunday

Bring in your favorite album and we'll play a side of it.

Monroe City Band Concert

Tonight's theme: Pops Concert. The Monroe City Band proudly delivers five concerts for its 70th summer concert series. All concerts are held at Twining Park at the bandshell and begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Concerts are free to the public! Under the direction of Brian Bruggeman.

Music in the Park

Free concert; bring your own picnic or visit the food stand. Presented by Belleville Public Library and Belleville Area Cultural Foundation. Tonight: Northern Tree (Celtic).

Monroe Farmers Market

Wednesday: Noon until 4:30 pm and Saturday 8:00am until 1:00pm. Final outdoor market of the season is October 26. Indoor markets are held in the Masonic Temple Building (north side of the Square) on scheduled Saturdays in November, December, January, February, March and April.