Events

Scandihoovian Winter Festival

February 5 - 7, 2016

Scandihoovian Winter Festival: Cabin fever?  Sick of winter? Shake off the winter blues at the Mount Horeb Area Scandihoovian Winter Festival...


Candlelight Ski & Hike

February 6, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Hosted by the Friends of Blue Mound State Park. Ski on one trail, hike on another! Ski 1 & 2 mile groomed candlelit loops. Hike or snowshoe...


Snowshoe Scurry

February 13, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Snowshoe race in Southern Wisconsin! This January is our third annual series featuring races in the Madison area in January and February with a...


Love on the Rocks at the Cave of the Mounds

February 13, 2016 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Cave Tour for Two… Stroll the warm, cozy candle-lit cave on paved walkways.

Fridays After Dark

February 19, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Fridays After Dark (FAD) is a NEW series of themed events for adults 21 and older at Cave of the Mounds – National Natural Landmark. Each event...


Crafting for a Cause

March 4 - 5, 2016
A day of scrapbooking and crafting to raise money for the Upland Hills Health Walking Trail

Irish Songs and Shenanigans and Corned Beef and Cabbage

March 17, 2016 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day we will begin serving a complete Corned Beef Dinner with baby red potatoes, carrots, cabbage, horseradish and rye...


Spring Swedish Dance and Music Weekend

March 18 - 20, 2016
Swedish dance and music workshops

Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

March 18, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Jud Swenson

March 19, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Solo guitar and vocals.

Spring Green...

Garden Getaway

March 19 - 20, 2016

Shake Rag Alley’s 11th annual Garden Getaway – a weekend chock full of hands-on workshops making Garden Art plus informative lectures on the Art...


Stitch and Bitch

March 24, 2016 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Join us on Thursday afternoons at the Round Table with your handwork. Enjoy the fellowship and get some work done!

 

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Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

March 25, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Nancy Rost

March 26, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This former toy-piano-playing street musician has won songwriting awards in multiple genres, incluing pop/rock, folk, jazz and comedy.  Her...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

April 1, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

John Duggleby with Dave Hopper

April 2, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

John and Dave are a ton of fun, performing a roughly equal mix of originals and covers.  Their covers include a lot of 60s/70s harmony-centric...


Acoustic Jam

April 3, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Come to play or come to listen!

 


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

April 8, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Bluegrass Jam

April 9, 2016 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Come and listen, sing or play!  Join the fun.

 

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Mineral Point Citywide Garage Sales

April 15 - 16, 2016

The spring City-Wide Garage sales bring out all sorts of bargains, usually with 100+ sales throughout town. Maps available mid-week in shops or...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

April 15, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Skip Jones

April 16, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Bringing people together around music for over twenty years.  Skip is down home, real and adds to any celebration!

 

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Cajun Music & Dance Weekend

April 22 - 24, 2016

Enjoy red hot cajun music from LA Cajun legends, workshops in Cajun dance and music, and great food! Evening dances both Friday and Saturday...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

April 22, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

5th Annual WI Grilled Cheese Championships

April 23, 2016 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Check out one one of Wisconsin's newest and yummiest traditions! Be a part of the 5th Annual WI Grilled Cheese Championships in Dodgeville. Come...


Don Greenwood and Friends

April 23, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Classic Dylan, country, blues and originals.

 

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Village Wide Garage Sale

April 29 - 30, 2016

Over 100 published garage sales in and around the Mount Horeb area. Held annually the last Friday and Saturday in April.   Residents choose the...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

April 29, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Lil Rev

April 30, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Lil Rev, a Milwaukee based songwriter/instrumentalist/storyteller/historian/educator and interpreter of American roots music and culture.  His...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

May 6, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Pendarvis Historic Site Opening Day

May 11, 2016 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Guided tours are available daily through October 31.


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

May 13, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

May 20, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Beads & Bangles

May 21 - 22, 2016

Choose from ten introductory level jewelry classes offering a range of techniques and styles from funky to fine. Use this weekend to explore...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

May 27, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Southwest Wisconsin Great Wine & Chocolate Trail

May 28 - 29, 2016

A trail to area wineries to indulge in fine wine and decadent chocolates. Ticket price includes admission to event at all member wineries.


Tour of Fairy Homes

May 28, 2016 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Stroll Shake Rag’s magical grounds to see original fairy homes built especially for this tour. Silent auction of the fairy homes, make you own...


Spring Art Tour

June 3 - 5, 2016

Mount Horeb Area Arts Association presents:
The Annual Spring Art Tour – Friday-Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm daily
Let the renewed...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

June 3, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Pendarvis Visitor Appreciation Day

June 5, 2016 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Pendarvis Historic Site. Discounted Admission of $2 for Adults.


Summer Frolic

June 9 - 12, 2016

Mount Horeb's Kick-off to Summer! The only local not for profit event where all proceeds go to Parks and Recreation

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New Glarus Polka Fest

June 10 - 12, 2016

New Glarus’ 3-day celebration of polka kicks off Friday, June 10. Free admission all weekend under the fest tent in historic downtown New Glarus...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

June 10, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Beer, Bacon & Cheese!

June 11, 2016

Attention foodies and anyone else with a love for some of the greatest flavors known to man! Beer, Bacon & Cheese Fest (BBC) is...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

June 17, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Midsummer Spirits

June 18, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

In Celtic lore, Midsummer is one of the times in the year when the boundaries between the natural and the supernatural worlds are thinner, and...


Heidi Festival

June 24 - 25, 2016

Join us for Heidi Festival! The last full weekend in June. Heidi Festival weekend is filled with great food, entertainment, music, and fun for...


Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

June 24, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

July 1, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

New Glarus Maxwell Street Days & Community Wide Garage Sales

July 8 - 9, 2016
Visit http://swisstown.com/events-2016/ for more information on this event.

Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

July 8, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Friday Night Bands *Free music Fridays!

July 15, 2016
Free Music Friday's at Aurthur's Supper Club

Annual Mt. Horeb Art Fair

July 16 - 17, 2016

Annual art fair on Mount Horeb’s historic main street our Trollway showcases fine artists & crafters from around the Midwest.  Experience...


Kaffe Stue 2016

July 16, 2016 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Delicious home-made treats by the Sons of Norway at the Kaffe Stue during the Mount Horeb Art Fair – Saturday only 9am-2pm.

If you...


Mount Horeb Public Library Pie Sale

July 16, 2016 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pie Sale at the Mount Horeb Art Fair to benefit the Friends of the Library.

Chamber Golf Outing

August 5, 2016

Chamber Golf Outing.

Visit the Mt Horeb...


New Glarus Swiss Volksfest

August 7, 2016

We celebrate Swiss Independence Day with a program of traditional Swiss entertainment. The celebration is held at the Tell Shooting Park, 1/2...


Spring Green Car Show – SAVE THE DATE!

August 20, 2016
More information to follow!

Art Adventure at Shake Rag

August 25 - 28, 2016

4 days…28 workshops:
collage, assemblage, jewelry, altered art, art journaling, creative writing,
fiber...


Iowa County Fair

September 1 - 4, 2016
Held every Labor Day at the fairgrounds in Mineral Point - see schedule at iowacountyfair.com

New Glarus Wilhelm Tell Festival

September 2 - 4, 2016

Come and enjoy this unique ethnic presentation! Share with your family the story of Swiss independence, written by German playwright Friedrich...


Mt Horeb Fire Muster

September 4, 2016

The Mount Horeb Volunteer Fire Department EMS Fire Muster offers a wide variety of activities for all ages, including a “Kid Zone”, pancake...


Thirsty Troll Brew Fest

September 10, 2016 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The Thirsty Troll Brew Fest – at Grundahl Park, 401 Blue Mounds Street, Mount Horeb – is an intimate beer sampling that features 25 craft...


New Glarus Oktoberfest

September 23 - 25, 2016

Free Admission to the festival tent all weekend! Oktoberfest presents many activities and events in downtown New Glarus...


Sons of Norway Host Frokost

October 1, 2016 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Host Frokost – an authentic Norwegian breakfast: Heart waffles, Norwegian pancakes, Hard or Soft Boiled Eggs, Abelskiver, Rulle Polse, Salmon,...


Mount Horeb Fall Heritage Festival

October 1 - 2, 2016

Hundreds of fine artists and crafters line “The Trollway”, Mount Horeb’s historic Main Street, lined with life-sized mythical creatures....


Swiss Historical Village Harvest Fest

October 9, 2016

Connect with 19th century Swiss immigrant life at our annual Harvest Fest where daily routines and responsibilities of the past – cheese making,...


Fall Art Tour

October 14 - 16, 2016

One of the highlights of our year here is the Fall Art Tour  - a chance to enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn as you drive through the hills...


Holiday Craft Bonanza

November 14, 2016 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The Holiday Craft Bonanza is our kick-off to the Holiday Season in Mount Horeb along with the Small Town Holidays event in the downtown area....


Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2016

Show your support for all the great small businesses throught the Uplands on Small Business Saturday! The more >>


New Glarus Holiday Tree Lighting

December 3, 2016

Kick off the season of delights in downtown New Glarus at our Holiday Tree Lighting. In addition to the enchanting sights ­— historic...


Candlelight Shopping/Gallery Night

December 3, 2016 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Downtown Mineral Point sparkles with hundreds of lighted luminaries lining the streets. Fresh evergreen garland decorates the picturesque...