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In Green County,

we believe there’s artistry to living the great life—a way of life built on a proud Swiss heritage, with creativity and precision as hallmarks of everything we do.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Our cheesemakers and brewers are artists who pour their personal passion, attention to detail and craftsmanship into every wedge, wheel and block of cheese; every bottle and keg of beer. From our rich bounty of locally grown and crafted food and beer, to the artistry of barn quilts. Or the art of the landscape—crops planted in orderly strips echoing the contours of the land to minimize erosion. Dairy cattle grazing the rolling hills. Farmers—artists turning grass into milk. The artistry of local heritage expressed through music, dance, and cuisine. Our legacy, our way of life. From the hands and hearts of our entire community of master artisans to the heart and soul of you and your family.

*Community Map Included (map key pg. 69) Monroe* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 - 19 New Glarus* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 - 31 Outdoor Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 & 41 Geocaching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 State Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 ATV (Cheese Country Trail) . . . . . . . . . . 32 Barn Quilt Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

MAP (fold out at center) Green County Road Map . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Green County Cheese & Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 - 39 Bike Trails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Trout Streams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Albany* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 - 45 Bed & Breakfasts . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 - 47 Brodhead* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 - 53 Amish Community Businesses . . . . . . . 54 Green County Barn Quilts . . . . . . 56 - 57 Monticello* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 - 62 Museums & Local History . . . . . . . . . . 63 Relocation (Schools, Communities) . . . 63 Quick Reference (Phone & Web) . . . . . 63 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 - 67 Advertiser's Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Index by Topic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Genealogy Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Cheese Factories & Outlets . . . . . . . . . 69 Map Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Swimming Pools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

there’s an art to it.

TRAVEL TIMES Approximate Travel Times

TOURISM 608.328.1838

greencounty.org

DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 608.328.9452

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Cover clockwise from upper left: Steve Streiff demonstrating the art of Swiss flag throwing, Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Steve Stettler, Katie Usher at New Glarus Octoberfest, Wisconsin Secretary of Tourism Stephanie Klett – official Limburger Queen of the 2014 Cheese Days Festival. Photo credits top: Anthony Wahl. Bottom from left: Patrick Reinsma, Justin Johnson. This page: Exploring roads less traveled – biking the rolling hills of the Green County countryside near Monticello. Photo by Anthony Wahl.

PHOTO CREDITS: Noreen Rueckert - Green County Tourism, Anthony Wahl, Sue Moen - suepics.com, Justin Johnson, Bill Wyss, Colony Brands, Brennan's Market, Kris Hasse, Diane Gavand, Monroe Arts Center, Jeff Hoffelt, Shauna Bergemann, Walter Lehman.

Galena, IL................................. 1 hr Madison, WI............................. 1 hr Dubuque, IA......................... 1.5 hrs Milwaukee, WI........................2 hrs Chicago, IL...........................2.5 hrs Springfield, IL..........................4 hrs St. Paul/Minneapolis...............5 hrs

No part of this publication may be reprinted or reproduced without permission. The Green County Visitor Guide is produced by Green County Tourism (Noreen Rueckert, editor): 1016 - 16th Ave., Monroe, WI 53566. Graphic design: Perception Graphics, LLC - perceptiongraphicsllc.com, 608.482.3413.

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Join Us - in Monroe These are just some of the events find more at monroechamber.org or downtownmonroewisconsin.org Celtic Pub Crawl - March 8 Farm Toy Show - March 9 St. Patrick’s Day Parade - March 17 Rock, Gem & Mineral Show - March 29-30 Home & Business Expo - April 4-5 Cars on the Square - June 6 “Farmin’ on the Square” Kick-Off - June 7 “Pickers” Flea Market - June 7-8 Monroe Balloon & Blues - June 13-14 Old Time Cheesemaking - June 14 8 Miles of “Ag-tiques” - July 4-6 Green County Fair - July 16-20 Maxwell Street Days - August 1-2 Taste at Twining - August 16 Cars on the Square - August 22 “Pickers” Flea Market - September 6-7 Minhas Oktoberfest - September 19-20 Green County Cheese Days - Sept. 19-21 Fall National Tractor Pull - September 27 Model Railroad Show - September 27-28 Chili Cook-Off - October 4 Stamp, Coin & Postcard Show - Oct. 11 Halloween Parade - October 31 Swiss Fest at Turner Hall - November 2 Christkindlmarkt - November 28-29 Lighted Holiday Parade - December 5 Tree Lighting at Turner Hall - December 5

Market on the Square -

Wednesday afternoon & Saturday morning - May through October et Monroe ARE Main StreN THE SQU CONCERTS O - 9 pm 6:30

- May 30 The Jimmys ne - June 19 Shot Gun Ja ose - June 27 Cherokee R ly 11 Universe - Ju ly 24 Ju ar e 5TH G ly 31 Whiplash - Ju gust 15 This Au Can’t Touch 21 Gin - August Black Water

All summer...

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MONROE

In addition to bicycling, ATVing, shopping, cheese and beer, Monroe stands out as a great destination to simply have a good time! To say Monroe has an event for every interest might be going too far, but the calendar certainly offers variety:

For those seeking adventure and entertainment - the Monroe Balloon & Blues Fest in June - with balloon flights and glows, plus live music, arts and crafts, and an antique car show. All events are held at the Green County Fairgrounds. New this year in August - Taste at Twining, a benefit for “Everyone Needs a Home” (pet food pantry, no-fee spay and neuter clinics) - with 20+ craft beer vendors and live music at the bandshell in scenic Twining Park. For collectors of all sorts - shows featuring stamps, coins, postcards, model railroading, farm toys, antique tractors, hand-crafted items and artisan creations. A returning favorite in June and September - Green County “Pickers” Flea & Antique Market at the Green County Fairgrounds. For music lovers and theatre goers - Main Street Monroe’s Concerts on the Square, “Squeezebox Nights” at Turner Hall, and performances at Monroe Arts Center and Monroe Theatre Guild. For a taste of the rural side - Main Street Monroe’s “Farmin’ on the Square” all summer long - with a special kick-off event on June 7, the annual Green County Fair in July (4-H exhibits, livestock shows and auctions, tractor pull and demo derby), and the Green County Fall Nationals Tractor and Truck Pull in September. And the biggest bash of all - the 100th anniversary of Green County Cheese Days in mid-September. Highlights include three entertainment stages, cheese sampling, dairy farm tours, a cow milking contest, tractor show, Swiss heritage exhibit, yodeling and alphorns, arts and crafts fair, and The Swiss Colony Cheese Days Parade on Sunday. Favorites on the menu: Monroe Optimist’s deep fried cheese curds, and cheesecake-on-a-stick from the bakery at Colony Brands. The National Historic Cheesemaking Center is the place to discover the origins of our cheese industry. What makes this restored railroad depot the perfect place for honoring the cheese heritage of Green County? While in operation, the freight room of the depot had temporarily housed millions of pounds of Green County cheese awaiting transport by train to take it to all corners of the United States. The railroad industry was integral in making Monroe and Green County famous as Swiss Cheese Capital of the USA. Also on site, the Imobersteg Farmstead Cheese Factory, circa late 1800’s. Back in the day, the Imobersteg Family made Brick, Limburger and Swiss cheese - one kettle at a time - using the milk from their own herd. Friendly volunteers, many of whom with connections to the cheesemaking and dairy farming industries, provide guided tours and also keep the racks stocked with free visitor guides, and area maps. The center is also an outlet for trail passes. Stop in during the center’s annual old time cheesemaking demonstration Demonstrating Cheese Grading on June 14.

Map Key page 69. Contrast Old World methods with new cheesemaking technology by visiting Emmi Roth USA. There’s a large glass window observation hall right down the middle of the factory and you can watch a video to learn about the process. Stop in the morning to see workers in action - filling vats and turning cheese to drain the whey. Swiss native Tony Zgraggen manages the Alp and Dell Cheese Store and will be happy to answer questions. If you listen carefully, you might hear him yodeling in the back room! Tony stocks a huge variety of local and imported cheese. The factory’s signature variety is Grand Cru Gruyere - an Alpine-style classic crafted in copper vats. The gift shop has "Little Cheeseman" fondue pots, fun and cheesy items, a great selection of wine, and one-of-a-kind specials in the cheese

bargain bin. Bus group tours are also welcome – please call ahead. Alp and Dell also recently added an outlet location in Paoli, just south of Madison. Maple Leaf Cheese Outlet is located in Juda, just minutes east of Monroe. Resident cheesemonger Gordy Bergemann and his daughter Shauna offer over 100 different varieties of cheese. Gordy’s grandson Ayden “Little Cheeseman” Bergemann was a winner in the “Cheese Sandwich Contest for Kids” at the 2012 Green County Cheese Days festival. His entry, “Glazed Apple Delight,” featured Maple Leaf’s Apple Harvest Cheddar cheese - garnished with apple slices and peanut butter - served up on a glazed donut. You won’t find 9


donuts at Maple Leaf, but you will find cheese, deli meats, sausages, hand-dipped ice cream, hot olives, and squeaky cheese curds. For fresh cheese shipped right to your door visit cheesemouse.com for a fantastic selection of quality blocks, curds, and wheels. Cheesemouse.com offers numerous shapes, sizes, and flavors from local independent specialty cheesemakers. To sample a variety, try gift boxes like the “Baby Mouse” - a trio of cheese varieties plus summer sausage, or the “Smoke House” – with smoked cheeses accompanied by a beef garlic log. Beer, the perfect companion to cheese, has been made in Monroe since before Wisconsin became a state. Learn how it’s brewed at Minhas Craft Brewery, second oldest in the nation. Back in days of Prohibition, the brewery (then known as Blumer Brewery) produced a “near beer” called Golden Glow. Around this same time, owner Fred Blumer was kidnapped at gunpoint, with his family paying a negotiated amount for Lazy Mutt Lounge his safe return. Rumors swirled that bootleggers were involved. A short film on the

Blumer Kidnapping debuts at the brewery this year. Brands produced include Huber, Mountain Creek, Rhinelander, and Boxer Ice, a Canadian-style lager. The brewery also makes the popular line of Blumer’s sodas - including root beer, blueberry cream, and orange cream. After seeing the raw ingredients and various aspects of the brewing process, guests enjoy sampling in the tasting room and shopping in the brand new visitor center opening this year. The brewery is also home the “World of Beer Memorabilia” on permanent exhibit courtesy of Herb and Helen Haydock. Just across the street is the newest venture of the Minhas Family - Monroe’s very own distillery! The Minhas Micro Distillery produces Whiskey, Rum, Horchata, Gin, Tequila, Irish Cream, Vodka, and more, PLUS brand new - Blumer's Original Moonshine and Apple Pie Moonshine. After visiting the tasting room, you won’t leave empty-handed: admission includes product and a branded sampler glass to take home. Gold Coast Rum - Minhas Micro Distillery Visit the web site minhasdistillery.com for tour times.

ALP and DELL Cheese Store

Now with two locations! alpanddellcheese.com • 608.328.3355

National Historic Cheesemaking Center & Imobersteg

Farmstead Factory

Trace Green County’s path to fame as the epicenter of Wisconsin cheesemaking. From the humble beginnings of a single farmstead factory in the mid-1850’s, to the first Limburger GREEN COUNTY factory in 1868, to more than 200 factories dotting WELCOME CENTER the countryside in the early 1900’s - and all the cheesemaking and dairy farming innovations along the way. Maps, regional tourism brochures & guides, state bike trail Stop in and meet our friendly volunteers - we’ve got some great passes for sale, volunteers ready stories to share! to assist with directions to area attractions.

See a wheel of Swiss cheese made right before your eyes each year on the second Saturday in June.

IMOBERSTEG FARMSTEAD FACTORY Step back in time 100 years ago to a historic one-kettle factory, which along with the original equipment remained untouched from 1917 until 2010, when it was moved to Monroe.

Viewing Hall with Guided Creamery Tours: Weekdays 10 AM Weekends 11 AM

Cheese is our Culture

HISTORIC CHEESEMAKING MUSEUM - guided tours

Monroe

CHEESE • BEER • WINE • MEATS • ICE CREAM CRACKERS • SANDWICHES • SOUVENIRS • GIFTS

Cheesemaking and dairy farming equipment, digital archive of local cheese and dairy industry.

Paoli

CHEESE • MEATS • GIFTS

657 2nd Street, Monroe, WI

6890 Paoli Road, Paoli, WI

(Near intersection Hwy 11/81 and Americinn)

Monday thru Friday 9 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 5 pm Sunday 10 am - 5 pm

(kitty corner from the Paoli Pub & Grill)

Tuesday thru Saturday 10 am - 5 pm Sunday 11 am - 4 pm

there’s an art to it.

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Open Daily April through October Monday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm; Sunday 11 am - 4 pm 2108 6th Ave., Monroe - at intersection Hwy. 69S & 21st St.

www.nationalhistoriccheesemakingcenter.org • 608.325.4636 Join Us While Celebrating!

Green County Cheese Days - Sept. 19 - 21, 2014

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The Square is a shopper’s paradise for gifts, jewelry, art, antiques, chocolates, restaurants, and an outstanding variety of shops and boutiques offering ladies apparel and accessories. These are specialty shops with salespeople offering personal attention that you won’t find at big city malls. Many businesses are owned by or managed by local women who also enjoy shopping, and will help you to do the same.

Shop the SQUARE

For everything from Not Your Daughters Jeans to evening dresses, JoAnne’s Dress Shop has sporty, elegant, and casual looks for women of all ages. Accessories include handbags, watches and jewelry by Brighton, scarves, hats and much more. Their specialty is mother-ofthe-bride and elegant special occasion clothing. Whether attending a rehearsal dinner, class reunion, or wedding reception, JoAnne’s Dress Shop has the perfect look; alterations available. Visit das Baumhaus for the best in contemporary casual clothing, sizes 6-18, including petites. Favorite brands at the store include Tribal, Keren Hart, Erin London, denim by JAG and French Dressing, and fun t-shirts from Life is Good. Create your personal style with jewelry from Da Vinci Beads, earrings by Silver Forest, Jody Coyote, and Adajio. The store also features wall décor, seasonal items, calendars, and “baggs” by Baggallini. Celebrating nearly 100 years in business with locations in both Monroe and Freeport, Luecke’s Diamond Center features an everchanging selection of antique and estate pieces, genuine one-of-a-kind treasures, and retro-look costume accessories. The store also carries rings, pendants, bracelets, colored gem stone jewelry, sterling silver, watches and clocks. Celebrate the special milestones of your life with special gifts from Luecke’s. Sequel’s Fine Interior Consignments brings together buyers and sellers of quality preowned furniture and home accessories. “It’s easy, eco-chic recycling, a bargain, and good for local commerce,” says owner Rosemary Forcade. Sequel’s offers only the finest quality pre-owned items - going beyond furniture to include rugs, cabinets, framed artwork, decorative pottery, seasonal accents and decor, lamps, patio sets and garden art, and more. Shop often, as selections can change on a daily basis. 12

The Finest in Estate and Antique Jewelry Come In and Browse

West Side Monroe’s Historic Square

(608) 325-2600

Unique & Unusual Clothing (608) 325-3900 www.joannesdressshop.com

Mon/Tues/Wed/Fri 10-5, Thurs 10-7, Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4

"One of Monroe's Most Interesting Stores"  Women's contemporary clothing  Sizes 6 - 18 including petites  Unique gifts & cards  Wisconsin souvenirs

Mon–Thur 9-5:30 Fri 9-6 Sat 9-5 Sun 12-4

South Side of Square

608-325-2103

More than 37 years of personalized service!

 Fine Quality Furniture  Home Accessories  Vintage Costume Jewelry  Gifts 608.325.1011 sequels@tds.net Southeast corner of the Square

“Bringing together buyers and sellers of quality pre-owned furniture and home accessories.”

Rainbow Confections is located in the historic Ruf’s Confectionary building on the southwest corner of the Square. With antique tin ceilings and an original marble bar, a visit to Rainbow Confections is a trip back in time. The store offers fresh-popped popcorn (including fun flavors like bacon n’ cheese, blazing cheddar, root beer, s’mores and more), old-fashioned malts, fudge, cotton candy, and nostalgic candies to satisfy your sweet tooth. Downtown Monroe’s Courthouse Square is a destination in itself with a montage of historic facades boasting the craftsmanship of the past. You’ll find families picnicking on the courthouse lawn, couples lingering over coffee, and friends gathering for evening concerts. At the center of it all is the Green County Courthouse, with a soaring 120-foot tower and a clock steadily marking the passing of time since 1891. Stop in weekdays between 8 am – 4:30 pm for visitor information and maps on the main floor; or to take a quick look at the “History Room” upstairs. Explore this historic gem using the self-guided tour brochure. There's a great photo opportunity in the courtroom (here's a hint: you be the judge). One of the most memorable landmarks on the Square in downtown Monroe is Baumgartner’s Cheese Store & Tavern. Wisconsin’s oldest cheese store has remained virtually unchanged since being established in 1931. Brothers and co-owners Chris and Tyler offer local cheese and brews, imported cheese, specialty foods, and a great atmosphere. Originally a cheesemaker’s supply store, the locale is famous for Limburger cheese sandwiches. On Sundays in summer, the menu expands to include “good eats” from the grill. Sidewalk dining is available. The menu at Suisse Haus offers a variety of sandwich options, soups, wrap specials, and yummy appetizers – including deep fried cheese curds. The burgers are big, juicy, and hand-pattied. Homemade pizza is also an evening option - try Rich’s special (the works) or their specialty pizza of the month (pies from the past: Rueben, Philly Cheesesteak, BBQ Chicken). Outside dining is available through the back door into the beer garden/patio area. Visit suissehausfood.com for more. For a fine dining experience brimming with Swiss pride, visit Turner Hall/Ratskeller Restaurant. The menu includes a variety of Swiss and American selections; reservations are recommended for the popular Friday Night Fish Fry. Originally established in 1868 by Swiss immigrants, the authentic Emmentaler style chalet features an Old World Rathskeller Restaurant, Grand Hall, and bowling lanes. The interior is full of authentic Swiss folk art, paintings, and displays. Sunday afternoons often feature live music on the area’s best dance floor. For another look at the heritage of the area, visit Green County Historical Society Museum and adjacent one-room schoolhouse. The museum features vintage clothing, a dentist’s office replica, military artifacts, and local brewery and cheesemaking history. 13


Over 100 varieties and styles of award winning cheese Made by master cheesemakers from Maple Leaf Cheese Co-Op and other Green County Cheese Factories

• Fresh Cheese Curds • Aged Cheddars • Hand Dipped Ice Cream • Gift Packages • Cheese Trays • Swiss Family Sausage • Stump’s Hot Olives • Packer, Badger, & Bear Souvenirs

The Monroe Arts Center, located in a beautifully restored 1869 historic landmark church, is an amazing asset to Monroe and Green County. MAC’s mission of nurturing an appreciation for the arts is evident in all they do - with concerts, children’s performing arts, theatrical performances, and special events. Free gallery exhibits offer visitors the opportunity to experience artistic collaborations in an endless variety of mediums.

We ship cheese & gift boxes across the continental U.S.

www.mapleleafcheesestore.com

Heartland Graphics specializes in custom embroidery and screen-printing. Whether it’s a hoodie, a t-shirt, a cap, or a jacket you need, Tracy and his staff can assist in creating a design just for you. No job is too big or too small - from a single custom t-shirt to outfitting the entire team. Heartland Graphics also carries Badger and Packer apparel, scout uniforms, and a full line of Monroe “cheesemaker gear.”

W2616 State Hwy 11/81 Juda Wisconsin Located 8 mi. East of Monroe 608.934.1237 Mon-Fri 8-6 • Sat 8-5 • Sun 10-4

For the latest news on all the events in the area, tune in to one of the radio stations in the “Big Radio” group: BIG Oldies 93.7, Kickin’ BIG Country 92.1 (high energy – new country), THE BIG ROCK Q 102.1 (classic rock n roll), THE BIG Easy 1570 AM (adult contemporary, light rock and classic oldies), and Classic BIG Country AM 1260 (classic country). For the best in bargains, come to St. Vincent de Paul. This extra-large thrift store offers great prices on recycled items including housewares, clothing, home furnishings, furniture, and lots of surprises. What starts local stays local, with profits allowing St. Vincent de Paul to fund various local needs including emergency financial assistance and disaster relief, as well as co-sponsoring the mobile food pantry. You’ll also enjoy the savings at Monroe Outlet Center. Shoppers will find fantastic deals on catalog merchandise through Colony Brands. Selections change often, and include home furnishings, clothing and accessories, games, collectibles, and furniture. The outlet is especially popular for specialty foods including sausage, candy, pastries, petits fours, cookies, Petits Fours jam, and cheese.

Just across the street, featuring the best of Green County’s locally-sourced edibles is Brennan’s Market, a cornerstone in Monroe since 1942 when founder Frank Brennan began selling produce from the back of his station wagon. As Frank’s reputation for quality grew, Brennan's Market he turned to buying cheese direct from factories. He didn’t have to look far because the best cheesemakers were in his own backyard, Green County! Today, Frank’s son Skip and the next generation operate five stores. Look for Skip’s exclusive selections under the Brennan’s Cellars label. Whether you’re sporting leather on a daily basis or more of a weekend biker looking for the latest H-D styles, the team at Kutter Harley-Davidson will make you feel right at home. They offer apparel, accessories and gifts, plus state-of-the art service facilities with factory-trained technicians. Kutter is proud to be the sponsoring dealership for the Swiss Valley Harley Owners Group and the South Central WI Harley Owners Group, leading individual HOG chapter in the nation raising funds for Muscular Dystrophy. With locations in both Monroe and Janesville, Kutter can help you take the ride of your life with their “Rider’s Edge” class. For entertainment on smaller wheels, go to Monroe Den Roller Skating Rink. The Den offers open skate, adult skate, birthday party packages, lazer tag, and a lazer maze. The snack bar is always open so you can fuel up before getting back on the floor. The facility is also available for rent for wedding banquets and other large group events. Take the short drive to Dad’s Farm Corn Maze just east of Monroe off Hwy. 59. Host Jim Becker starts with a sketch and uses GPS technology to create a new maze each year! In addition to a chance to “get lost at Dad’s” in the giant corn maze, you can also climb the hay pyramid, go on a farm wagon hayride, and choose a pumpkin for carving. Visit around Halloween time, when spooks and spirits take over to create the Haunted Corn Maze and Haunted Barn.

cheesemouse.com From the heart of dairyland - delivered fresh to your door! Curds ~ Blocks~ Gift Boxes

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No fancy price-boosting packaging, just quality local cheese at a reasonable price.

www.cheesemouse.com

Ratskeller Restaurant–Swiss Cuisine Grand Hall – events for up to 400 Family Friendly Bowling Swiss Art & Historical Displays Swiss Heritage Programming Sunday Afternoon Oldtime Dances Ratskeller Dining Hours: Thurs 11 am -2 pm; 4:30-8 pm. Friday 11 am-2 pm; 4:30-9 pm. BEST FRIDAY FISH FRY IN MONROE Sat 4:30-9 pm. • Sun 9:30 am-2 pm.

Authentic Old World Charm ~ Historical Landmark 2 blocks south of Monroe’s Square

(608) 325-3461 www.TurnerHallofMonroe.org

A 501(c)(3) non-profit, handicapped-accessible & listed on the National & State Registers of Historic Places

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If all the cornfields in the county were used to create a huge maze, you’d never find your way out, but the path would likely lead to Schultz’s Inter-State Ag, Inc. Since 1996, this business has specialized in the sale, installation, and service of a wide variety of grain drying systems for agricultural, commercial and industrial businesses. They sell grain-handling equipment, repair and maintain equipment for commercial facilities, and have completed numerous complex and technical construction projects throughout the USA and Canada.

Dad’s Farm • • • •

Cor n Maze

Ag & farm animal facts thru maze Straw pyramid & hay rides Pumpkin carving & build-a-scarecrow School groups welcome

Get Lost at Dad’s Farm!

Located 1/2 mile East of Monroe. From Hwy 11/81, take Hwy 59 East, Turn right on Greenbush Road. First driveway on the right! Open weekends noon - 5 pm

608-558-7008 • www.dadsfarm.com

A highlight for ATV fans is the Cheese Country Trail – the only ATV trail in southern Wisconsin. Monroe provides routes in the city, allowing trail users to stay on their rigs to get to the Green County Fairgrounds (camping is available), motels, and some restaurants and fuel stops. Follow the trail west from Monroe to Browntown Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area. The park covers 600 acres, has two lakes perfect for recreational fishing, and nature trails with interpretive signage. A shelter house is nearby the beach area, and a handicap accessible boat launch is available. The Friends of Cadiz Springs is an advocacy group of volunteers who promote the park and host events. Outdoor areas in Monroe include Recreation Park (aquatic center, kiddie pool, playground); Twining Park (playground, picnic shelters, tennis courts, disc golf); and Honey Creek Skate Park (ramps and jumps for roller bladers and skaters).

Bicyclists, hikers, and snowmobilers enjoy the Badger State Trail - which offers a bike route from the new trail head at Twining Park to downtown Monroe. Stay awhile - Monroe offers options for locally-owned and operated lodging: Gasthaus Motel has 20 rooms plus four extended stay suites, with double queen and king rooms. Gasthaus is located on the south side of Monroe with easy access to the Badger and Cheese Country trails. You can ride your ATV from the motel to the downtown area and other places of interest. Located on the beautifully landscaped lawns are a deck, patio chairs, and charcoal grill available for your picnic pleasure. Super 8 will exceed your lodging expectations. The motel features a large indoor pool and whirlpool spa, plus a conference center and free guest laundry. Many weekends find the parking lot full of ATV trailers, with the riders enjoying the ease in accessing the Cheese Country Trail by way of designated routes through the city. Bicyclists will appreciate quick access to the Badger State Trail. Super 8 is within easy walking distance to a variety of restaurants and the grocery store. AmericInn Motel & Suites provides quiet, clean rooms and a friendly, helpful staff to ensure a pleasant and relaxing stay. The comfortable lobby includes a business center.

Barn Quilt on Hwy 69

Back Roads

Cheese Country Trail

Cadiz Springs Rec Area

Kids love the pool, and parents can supervise from the large spa whirlpool. The small-group meeting/conference room adjacent to the pool makes AmericInn is the perfect spot for your next family reunion. AmericInn guests can walk right to the grocery store and several restaurants, and ATVers can use the designated route from the motel parking lot to the Cheese Country Trail.

Welcome to the end of the day. Guests can relax in the spacious indoor pool and spa, and enjoy direct access to the Cheese Country and Badger State Trails adjacent to the hotel. Your stay in one of our 54 guest rooms features: u Wireless high speed internet access u Free local calls, voice mail and cable TV u Complimentary family breakfast u Business Center, fax, and copy service u Guest laundry, lobby with fireplace, meeting room u All rooms include microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, ironing board u Whirlpool suites, two room suites, and business king rooms available

u Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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SHARING OUR HERITAGE-

Schwyzerörgeli player at Turner Hall photo by Anthony Wahl

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A historic bed and breakfast experience awaits at one of the area’s most admired homes. Ludlow Mansion is a stately pre-Civil War mansion offering charm, warmth, and unparalleled service - elements vital to creating a memorable stay. Original owner Arabut Ludlow was a prominent businessman who established the first bank and general store in Monroe. Today’s guests enjoy the elegance of the Ludlow family’s estate combined with all the modern conveniences - in six guest suites. Adjacent is Peppercorn Banquets and Catering, with a large hall available for rent. Owner Tia Carlson would like to welcome you to her circa 1890 home, the Victorian Garden Bed and Breakfast.

It was built by one of the first cheesemakers in the area. With wrap-around porches, parlors, and antique furnishings, this home retains the charm of times gone past. Relax, enjoy, be pampered. Victorian Garden is perfect for a restful retreat, a romantic weekend, or a girlfriend’s getaway. If you’d like to make Monroe or Green County your home, you can depend on the team at Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate. As the leading real estate office in Monroe, they are ready to devote their attention to your particular real estate needs – whether residential, farm, commercial, or investment. Agents live within the market area, and Century 21 offers the convenience of offices in both New Glarus and Monroe, in addition to nationwide referrals. The Swiss Colony has been at home in Monroe since 1926, evolving from America’s premiere mail-order cheese company to one of the world’s most successful catalog companies. In 2010, the corporate name was changed to Colony Brands, Inc. to better reflect its position as a parent company for an extensive portfolio of food and non-food catalogs, internet and subsidiaries. Their catalog and web site group includes The Tender Filet, Midnight Velvet, and Ashro, Through the Country Door, Seventh Avenue, Ginny’s, Monroe and Main, Montgomery Ward, HomeVisions.com, RaceTeamGear.com, and OneStepAhead.com. These brands market thousands of items – from apparel and jewelry, to housewares and electronics, to home decor and collectibles

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– as well as specialty foods. They are also an industry-leading provider of marketing services, and have affiliations with a credit company, a data center, and two wholesale foods businesses. The bakery, located in Monroe, is known for sweet treats, butter toffee, gingerbread houses, and their famous petits fours. As one of the area’s largest employers Colony Brands isn’t just about growing profits; they are about giving their employees the opportunity for growth and providing them with a better community in which to live and work. The company offers outstanding benefits, programs that support Colony Brands Booth at Cheese Days employee health and well being, and professional development via higher education assistance. Career opportunities at Colony Brands include computer system analysts, credit risk managers, marketing brand managers, and more. For information on joining the Colony Brands team, visit colonybrands.com.

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Join Us — March 22 Fire Department Kalberwurst Dinner

April 5-6 Spring Shearing Day at Rainbow Fleece Farm

May 1 Swiss Historical Village open for season 17 Bike for Habitat and Depot Dash 23-25 Music Fest

June 13-15 Polkafest 14 BBC – Beer, Bacon, and Cheese Tasting 27 Lion’s Club Chicken BBQ 27-29 Heidi Folk Festival 28 Taste of New Glarus

July 11-12 Community Garage Sales 11-12 Maxwell Street Days 12 Pedal for Paws 13 Concert in the Park-Red Hot Dixies 27 Concert in the Park-Kristy Larson Honky Tonk

August 2 Fire Fest 3 Volksfest (Swiss Independence Day) 3 Alphorn Man Sprint Triathlon 10 Concert in the Park-Madison Area Ukulele Initiative 23 Classic Car Show 29-31 Wilhelm Tell Festival 31 Art in the Park

September 20 Kilby Supper 26-28 Oktoberfest

October 11-12 G  athering of Rogues & Ruffians Renaissance Faire 12 Swiss Village Harvest Fest

November 28 Community Christmas Tree Lighting

December 6 St. Nicholas Day and Swiss Church Cookie Sale 13 Lunch with Santa

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NEW GLARUS

If festivals, fondue, and ethnic flavors sound like your kind of fun, then New Glarus is your destination! Officially designated as “America’s Little Switzerland,” the entire village embraces Old World Swiss customs, architecture, language, and traditions.

Foodies rejoice! Other than Switzerland itself, there’s no better place than New Glarus for authentic Swiss cuisine - with many area restaurants offering traditional dishes steeped in local flavor - like roesti potatoes, cheese fondue, and Schublig sausage. You’ll also enjoy sausages and breads made with recipes handed down Chef Roland at New Glarus Hotel through the generations, homemade fudge and toffee, cheeses created with the milk from a herd of nearby Brown Swiss cows and Wisconsin fruit wines. Beer lovers recognize New Glarus as the home of an award-winning brewery destination. New Glarus Brewing Company was established in 1993 and rapidly gained fame with their signature brew - Spotted Cow. Since that time, the brewery has outgrown its original location the Riverside Plant - which continues to be used for production of fruit beers like Raspberry Tart and Belgian Red. An aging cave has also been added at the Riverside location. Last summer Brew Master Dan Carey developed a new flavored fruit ale called Strawberry Rhubarb. The rhubarb was locally sourced by area residents who brought their tart stalks to the Polka Fest in June - walking away with beer tokens for their willingness to sacrifice dreams of rhubarb pie for the greater cause. (Side note: in the event of a pie shortage, this ale pairs nicely with vanilla ice cream.) Soon after moving to their new larger facility Rhubarb for Beer across from New Glarus Woods State Park, owners Deb and Dan Carey added a giant warehouse, and the building has undergone several expansions to add laboratory, production, and gift shop space. The courtyard area has also been expanded to include a giant outdoor fireplace, patio areas, a re-created “ruins” built into the hillside, short walking paths and fun photo opportunities. The brewery offers a tasting room, gift shop with apparel and other fun stuff, and self-guided tours. For an insider’s view, make reservations in advance for the popular “hard hat” tours on Friday afternoons. Before leaving, stop in at the “Beer Depot” to load up your vehicle with a variety of lagers, ales, and pilsners. Remember, New Glarus beer is sold “only in Wisconsin,” so the only way to enjoy it elsewhere is by stocking up when you visit or depending on the kindness of Wisconsin friends. Unless of course, you just happen to live in the White House - and in that case the brewery owners might be kind enough to make a personal delivery. When company Tap Room president and founder Deb Carey was invited to the nation’s capital in 2012 to weigh in on job growth in a committee meeting with President Obama, she traded some New Glarus beers for the president’s own home brews.

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New Glarus offers hometown fun with festivals for every season - some honoring Swiss heritage, others with music and dancing, and all with delicious food on the menu. Don’t miss BBC! Held on the Saturday of Polkafest in June, BBC offers a trifecta of popular tastes Beer, Bacon, and Cheese. Cheese and beer are longtime staples in Green County, and bacon has become one of the trendiest foods around - finding its way into everything from ice cream sundaes to bon bons. Creativity knows no bounds - bacon jam burgers, cheese and bacon pie, bacon fudge, and the ultimate cheesy-salty carb-licious treat: bacon mac-ncheese. Stroll the downtown area and enjoy tastes from various booths - craft brewers, cheese artisans, and masters of cured meats. Dance off those extra calories in the Polkafest Tent - free admission and live music all weekend.

At the annual Wilhelm Tell Festival (Labor Day weekend) you’ll see colorful costumed dancers, live goats and horses, and the famous bow used to “shoot” an arrow through an apple perched on top of a young boy’s head - all set in the scenic backdrop of an outdoor wooded glen. The annual juried Art in the Park show takes place on Sunday downtown in Village Park. The New Glarus Fire Department celebrates their anniversary with Firefest at the start of August. Highlights include firefighter water fights, fire truck rides, bucket brigade competitions, kids’ water fights, a steak-fry featuring aged beef from Hoesly’s Meats, and live music with Cherry Pie. You’ll often see members of the fire department pulling their original ladder cart as they make appearances in area parades. When they pause along the route, you’ll know they’re getting ready for their famous ladder climb. For traditional Swiss entertainment in a pretty-as-a-picture setting, it’s the annual Volksfest (Swiss Independence Day) on the first Sunday of August. Entertainment includes choral folklore music, yodeling, flag throwing, thalerschwingen, alphorn playing, and accordion music. Join the crowds at Oktoberfest, held annually the last weekend in September. This epic party kicks in on Friday evening with the ceremonial tapping of the Oktoberfest

beer keg, led by Dan and Deb Carey of New Glarus Brewing Company. There will be live bands, horse drawn wagon rides, and fondue cooked in the giant fondue pot by Mike Nevil, chef at Chalet Landhaus in New Glarus, and Bruce Workman, Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker at Edelweiss Creamery in Monticello. You’ll also enjoy Taste of New Glarus (late June), bringing restaurants to the streets with sidewalk cafes offering tastes of their favorite specialties, as well as car shows, tractor shows, and holiday events. See the calendar at the back of this guide for additional events, or visit swisstown.com. No visit to New Glarus is complete without a bit of background on the humble beginnings of this village. The Swiss Historical Village (open May through mid-October) offers a glimpse into the lives of the early settlers with fourteen buildings including an original schoolhouse (kids can sit in the desks and learn how things have changed since the days of pen and ink), general store, log cabin church, and cheese factory replica. Begin at the Swiss Historical Village

Hall of History to learn the story of the journey made by the people of the canton Glarus, Switzerland - to the “New World” where they established the Village of New Glarus. The museum complex has been a popular stop with national and international visitors since Swiss Historical Village 1942. Knowledgeable guides lead the tours; most are long-time residents and many can share their own personal Swiss heritage with visitors. Don’t miss the annual Swiss Village Harvest Fest when the grounds are filled with Old World artisans and craftsmen demonstrating various skills including beekeepers, blacksmiths, and sausage makers, plus area cheesemakers taking turns stirring the copper kettle to create a wheel of Swiss in the cheese factory. Discover more about the legacy and history of New Glarus at the Chalet of the Golden Fleece Museum. Widely known for his interests in perpetuating Swiss culture and art, founder Edwin Barlow built the chalet as his home in 1937, and later willed it to the village as a museum. Barlow was a world traveler who had a passion for collecting unusual, rare and priceless items from all corners of the world. See page 63 for tour information.

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Swiss Historical Village Continuous tours of 14 buildings showcasing Green County’s Swiss history and rural/small town life.

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Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, May 1 through Oct. 15 • Group tours and buses welcome by appointment • 612 7th Ave., P.O. Box 745 New Glarus, WI 53574 • (608) 527-2317 Visit us on the web at www.swisshistoricalvillage.org 24

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For a wonderful variety of locally made sausages, visit Hoesly’s Meats, a third-generation, family-owned and operated business since 1983. Their meat case offers many cuts of pork and beef. Specialties include old-fashioned wieners, Landjaeggers, Kalberwurst, Schublig, and Cervelas, as well as flavored bratwurst (hot olive, Cajun, pizza, mushroom and Swiss). Hoesly’s also offers catering. Maple Leaf Cheese and Chocolate Haus offers 100 varieties of cheeses (nearly all are locally made in area factories), plus a myriad of wines to choose from, as well as coffees, teas, chocolates, and preserves. Maple Leaf is the perfect stop to gather supplies for an impromptu gourmet picnic. Try Steve’s delicious homemade buttercream fudge in various flavors, imported European candies, and homemade waffle cones. They also provide custom Treat your Taste Buds gift boxes perfect for holiday gift-giving or other occasions, and will be happy to ship your purchases. Enjoy a treat in the garden area just outside the front door. Just down the street is New Glarus Primrose Winery, featuring wines created from Wisconsin-grown cherries, apples, cranberries, and rhubarb. Bob and Peg Borucki have

been making and selling fine wines for more than 20 years. Favorites include Apfelmost (try heating this spiced apple wine and serving it with a cinnamon stick), Holiday Wine (flavored with cranberries), or Rhubarb Wine made with locally harvested rhubarb. Custom labels can be printed to commemorate gift-giving occasions or milestone events. Puempel’s Olde Tavern originally served as a railroad worker’s boarding house with owners Joe and Berta Puempel serving meals to the hungry workers. Today you’ll find owners Chuck and Lessia Bigler behind the original 1893 back bar - and they’ll be happy to make you a hearty sandwich served up alongside a local beer from nearby New Glarus Brewing Company. You’ll often find some local folks gathered Murals at Puemplel's here for a friendly game of cards amidst the ambiance of four giant colorful folk murals, painted on the tavern walls by a traveling artist in 1913. The mural entitled Appenzeller Musik depicts Berta’s hometown in Switzerland. Visitors often wonder about the clock on the back wall that has no hands. The saying inscribed around the clock loosely translates to say “if you are happy then time has no meaning.”

Shopping opportunities abound in New Glarus - with everything from art and antiques, to the latest fashions and trendy gifts, as well as a variety of edible treats. Brenda’s Blumenladen offers a fresh mix of giftware, apparel, fashion accessories, full-service floral design, and garden accents. You’ll find original and beautiful home décor, intriguing kitchen tableware, richly scented candles, luxurious bath and body treats, trendy jewelry, and handbags, totes and accessories from Vera Bradley. New in 2014 - jewelry by Brighton. Brenda’s Blumenladen is also the area’s most complete garden center. Enjoy a stroll down the trellised walkway among the flowering plants, perennials, annuals, grasses and shrubs, plus stone pots, statuary, fountains, birdbaths, and benches. Check the calendar on their web site for upcoming classes - in the past including seed starting and fairy gardening. Brenda’s is the perfect spot for the inspired gardener of all interests. New! Kinderladen - "sister store" to Brenda's Blumenladen - a unique toy store designed for kids of all ages. Shop the large assortment of games, books, dolls, planes, trains, puzzles, crafts, candy and gifts. Kinderladen is educational, fun and unique - with items you won’t find at the average toy store in the mall. They offer games to get you thinking, and sets and kits to get you building and crafting. A line of nostalgic toys will get parents and grandparents reminiscing about their own childhood memories of fun and games.

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Sugar River Pizza

New Glarus Hotel

Glarnerladen Antiques & Collectibles is full of treasures and unexpected finds - vintage toys, books, prints, collector plates, and imported beer steins. Of special interest are wood carved figures made by Swiss/German and Italian artisans. This is not an “antique mall.” Similar items are grouped together for your shopping convenience.

• Pizza, pastas, sandwiches, salads, wings, appetizers • Delightful, casual dining seating 175 on two floors • Relax around two outdoor firetables on our outdoor patio • Serving over 40 micro brews and fine wines • Big Screen TV • FREE wifi • Open at 11:00 a.m. every day

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Our hand-tossed pizzas begin with dough made daily. Our cheese is hand-crafted from our local Silver Lewis Cheese Cooperative.

Delivery … Take-out … Dine-In … Catering

Antiques and Collectibles and More! Steins, Glassware, Dolls, Tins, Beer Memorabilia, Wood Carvings and more Mon-Sat 9:30-5:00 • Sunday 10:30-5:00 (Month of March - only open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

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and authentic Swiss fondue prepared by Chef Roland. On weekends, you’ll often find a band playing live polka and waltz music. The casual atmosphere downstairs at Ticino Pizzeria is a family-friendly option for tasty homemade pizza, lasagna, or an outstanding Italian salad. Sidewalk dining is available during summer months.

Tofflers Pub & Grill

Car Club at Chalet Landhaus

Hoesly's Meats at BBC

Shopping and Treats

For authentic Swiss atmosphere visit the New Glarus Hotel Restaurant. Favorites on the menu include Kaesechuechli, (savory baked cheese pie) and Jaeger Schnitzel (lightly breaded pork loin - served with a side of homemade spaetzli), as well as fine wines and homemade desserts. The New Glarus Hotel is a favorite with bus groups, who enjoy authentic Swiss entertainment before they dine,

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Stay overnight at the Chalet Landhaus Inn, where traditional Swiss hospitality and charm welcome you all year round. The inn features an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, and steam and fitness room. Enjoy fine gourmet dining with attention to detail in the adjacent Chalet Landhaus Alpine Restaurant. Menu favorites include cheese, meat, or seafood fondue. Thursday evenings in summer bring “Swiss Cookout Night” to the patio - with outdoor dining and live accordion music. Warm up winter days by relaxing next to the fireplace in the cozy lobby. You’ll be greeted with enthusiasm by the goat selected to enjoy summer vacation at the mini golf course across the street. The Sugar River Bike Trail is literally right outside the back door of the inn, and there’s also a convenient bike storage shed. “Outrageously delicious” is the best way to describe what awaits you at Sugar River Pizza. Pasta (try the home-made mac and cheese or the made from scratch lasagna) salads, calzones, specialty sandwiches - baked to perfection, and pizza, of course. Signature pies, featuring cheese from Green County, include BLT (just like the sandwich), Mac Daddy (special sauce, please!), Kicking Horse Four Alarm

(with jalapenos and pepper-jack cheese), Bella River (a healthy-dining choice - veggies loaded on whole wheat crust), and the epic “Swamp Monster” - a pizza so wide you might not get it through the door! What makes Sugar River Pizza different? The owners are passionate about offering fresh toppings and hand-crafted recipes for a delightful taste sensation. Sugar River Pizza also has a location in Belleville (carry-out or delivery); New Glarus also offers dining on site - inside or out. There is a lovely shaded patio and a “fire table” perfect for taking the chill out of the air on cool nights. Sugar River Pizza is located right along the bike trail. New! Kristi’s Bistro Restaurant Bar - serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in the unique setting of a restored Victorian home. Kristi’s eclectic menu offers a Mexican flair. Try a specialty burger (Chorizo sausage/Angus beef topped with pepperjack cheese, chipotle ranch, jalapeno, Kristi's Bistro and fried onions), Queso Fundido (Mexican fondue), or their signature guacamole. But there’s more - everything from salmon salad to roast duck to baby back ribs, or steak with avocado salad. Inside is an intimate bar with great selection of beer, wine, and specialty drinks. Outside is cafe seating on the porch during summer months. Private rooms are available for parties, receptions and business meetings.

Toffler’s Pub and Grill is a great place to enjoy casual dining, the big game on the big screen, and the best variety of live music in the area. In the summer go for tunes on the back deck; or inside the bar during our cooler months. Local favorite “The Jimmys” can generally be found entertaining at Toffler’s on most Thursday evenings. Toffler’s menu features appetizers (try the homemade Hot Chips - fresh cut, deep-fried, and served with ranch or bleu cheese dressing), epic burgers, soups, wraps, and entrees, plus breakfast on Sunday. Check out their web site tofflers.com for specials (changing seasonally, weekly) in the past including such offerings as Italian Nachos, Fat Squirrel Chili, Homemade Lasagna, or the Cajun Shrimp Burrito with a side of dirty rice.

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the village park. You’ll often find owner Barb hard at work at Maple Leaf Cheese and Chocolate Haus, so advance reservations are necessary to give her time to prepare for your stay.

Antique Tractor Show

Limburger Sliders at Oktoberfest

Alphorn Players

New Glarus Woods State Park

Experience gracious turn-of-the-century living at Hoch Haus Bed and Breakfast. Hoch Haus has been lovingly cared for by its resident families since 1910, and the home features original oak woodwork and leaded, cut glass windows. Breakfast is a Swiss/German buffet served at your convenience. Enjoy the small-town pleasures of sitting on the front porch or taking a short walk downtown or to

The Swiss Aire Motel is conveniently located right along Hwy. 69. The owners have made a commitment toward hospitality and clean comfortable rooms. The motel offers parking at your doorstep and quick access to hiking, biking, or snowmobiling on the Sugar River State Trail, with a subsequent connection to the Badger State Trail. Just look for the red cow with the sleepy Z’s outside – your guarantee of a peaceful night’s rest! Make your home in New Glarus permanent with assistance from the staff at Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate, who are ready to devote their attention to your particular real estate needs - whether residential, farm, commercial, or investment. Agents live within the market area, and Century 21 offers the convenience of offices in both New Glarus and Monroe, in addition to nationwide referrals. Their interactive web site makes it easy to search the latest listings and locate them on area maps. New Glarus is a great place to live, a great place to visit, AND a great place to retire. The tradition of caring, service, and hospitality extends to the New Glarus Home and retirement campus. Founded in 1966, this Medicare and Medicaid certified facility offers skilled nursing services,

with staff demonstrating the spirit of love and service to humanity as their guiding force in providing care to residents. Also on the 30acre campus are Glarner Village (independent retirement living); Glarner Haus Apartments (retirement living for those who desire BINGO the cow independence along with the security of access to emergency response services); and the Glarner Lodge (a residential care apartment complex providing meals, activities, and support for resident’s needs in daily life – all within a beautiful hillside country view setting). New Glarus Home’s official mascot, BINGO the cow, occasionally steps out to make appearances in area parades.

provide volunteer support for park stewardship and assist with educational activities. See newglaruswoods.org for more information about the Friends group. Go to the WI DNR web site for details on camping and reservations. Near the depot is New Glarus Village Park. There are lots of swings and slides for the kids, a public swimming pool (open June through August), and sand volleyball court. New Glarus Village Park is also the site of “Art in the Park” on Sunday during the Wilhelm Tell festival weekend, live music and a variety of food options at Music Fest at the end of May, and a tractor pull during Oktoberfest.

New Glarus also serves as headquarters for the Sugar River Trail, where bicyclists can begin their 23-mile journey at the restored depot. Stop in and say hi to Mel or Susie at New Glarus Chamber, who can help out with bike rentals, visitor information and maps, restaurant recommendations and hunting licenses. After a trip on the trail, you can return to camp at the nearby New Glarus Woods State Park - a “recreation and environmental education destination.” The park features a playground, prairie areas with interpretive signage along walking trails, and the chance to meet a lifesize bison. The Friends of New Glarus Woods State Park

The New Glarus Home, Inc. We have made our home in Green County – 48 years and counting...

Call 608-527-2126 for your personal tour We are proud of our campus now offering a full spectrum of care.

Glarner Retirement Village - Independent Living Glarner Haus Apartments - Independent Living Glarner Lodge - Assisted Living New Glarus Home - Skilled Nursing Home

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Swiss Historical Village photo by Anthony Wahl

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Bison on the Prairie - New Glarus Woods State Park

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OUTDOOR LIFE greencounty.org

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Cadiz Springs Recreation Area - Day use park with accessible boat launch and fishing platform, two lakes, nature trails, newly renovated beach area, shelter house, Osprey nesting platform. Friends of Cadiz Springs meetings held 2nd Monday of every month at 6:30 pm at Trailside Inn in Browntown, or in warmer weather at east shelter in the park. N2241 Cadiz Springs Road, Browntown. 608.966.3777 • www.cadizsprings.com Back Roads

Cadiz Springs

New Glarus Woods State Park

Bike the Back Roads - some of the best biking in the Midwest with 279 miles of well-maintained paved county trunk roads. In the heart of dairyland, these backroads were originally designed to transport milk from family farms to cheese factories and other dairy processors. So except for the occasional milk truck, or our own version of the “rush hour traffic jam” (a herd of dairy cattle crossing over the road from the pasture to the milking parlor) there is little traffic, causing one visiting cyclist to remark “it is almost like having your own private bike lane!” If you enjoy taking on hills, the west and northwest area of the county will offer a challenge. The southeast corner (Brodhead area) is quite flat, with numerous barn quilts near the Illinois border.

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Sugar River State Recreation Trail – Twenty-three miles through the picturesque countryside with stops in the communities of New Glarus, Monticello, Albany, and Brodhead. Users include bikers, hikers, and snowmobilers. 608.527.2335 • dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/sugarriver Sugar River - Outfitters In Albany and Brodhead offer rentals of tubes, canoes, and kayaks; shuttle service also available.

ATV (Cheese Country) Trail - 47 miles from Monroe

Snowmobiling - Over 120 miles of groomed trails.

to Mineral Point (Iowa County). Heavily used by ATVs, dirt bikes, quads; snowmobiles in winter. Also open to horses, bicyclists. Trail enthusiasts should be cautious of various users traveling at different speeds. There is a large parking lot and unloading area near Badger State Ethanol in Monroe. 608.776.5706 • www.tricountytrails.com

Trail Hotlines: 608.527.2910 or 608.776.5706. www.statelinetrailblazers.com

New Glarus Woods State Park - 431 acres of prairie

Snowmobile Trails

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and primarily forest, seven hiking trails, drive-in and walkin campsites, playground area. The park also offers direct access to The Sugar River State Trail. Friends of New Glarus Woods State Park meetings held 2nd Tuesday at the park. Highway 69 south of New Glarus. 608.527.2335 • www.newglaruswoods.org

Trout Streams Brennan Creek – Adams Township; over border into Lafayette County

Sugar River

Rides and Runs

Bushnell Creek – near Cty. Hwy. J, northwest of Monroe

Celtic Run Before You Crawl - March 8

Cty. Hwy. FF – near road at S10, T3N, R7E

Bike for Habitat - May 17

Dougherty Creek – Adams Township; along Dougherty Creek Rd. Erickson Creek – York Township; west of Postville

Depot Dash - May 17

Hammerly Creek – southwest of Monticello, north of Hwy. 39

Reuben's Run - May 25

Hefty Creek – New Glarus Township; along Cty. H

Brooklyn Rec Run - June 14

Liberty Creek – south of Brooklyn, north of Hwy. 59 Marsh Creek – southeast of Albany

Pedal for Paws - July 12

Birding - Green County is a birding paradise for winter

New Glarus Branch – between S23 – 24, T4N, R7E

and summer residents, and migratory transients. Bring your binoculars and wait for the show – good places to visit are the state parks and trails, and wildlife areas. Species include: Pileated Woodpeckers, Red Tailed Hawks, Cooper’s Hawks, Pelicans (at Lake Belle View in Belleville), Eagles (often seen along the Sugar River and its tributaries, and at Beckman Lake at Cadiz Springs), migrating Whooping Cranes, various species of Owls, and many different song birds.

Prairie Brook – Adams Township; north of Cty. C

Just Tri Youth Triathlon - Aug. 2

Sawmill Creek – west of New Glarus, south of Hwy. 39

Alphorn Man Triathlon - Aug. 3

Smock Creek – along Smock Valley Road

Cadiz Springs Trail Runs - Aug. 23

Sylvester Creek – near road at S22, T2N, R8E Tipperary Creek – west of Brooklyn, intersects with Hwy. 92

Sugar River Triathlon - Aug. 31

Ward Creek – east of New Glarus

Cheese Days Chase - Sept. 20

www.dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/trout/viewer/green.html

Tour de Cheese - Oct. 4

*best fishing mid-April through early August

Geocaching - a high-tech outdoor hide-and-seek game enjoyed by millions of players who hunt for millions of caches around the world using GPS coordinates. If you view the map of caches in Green County, you'll notice two nearly solid green lines - representing the Green County Barn Quilt series of caches along the Badger and Sugar River State Trails. This series placed by local geocaching enthusiast Wayne Stemple was recognized as the Wisconsin Geocaching Series of the Month in April 2012.

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Here's what people are saying about geocaching in Green County: Jan. 17, 2014: Fun find this chilly day. Check out the ceiling in Baumgartners. Have a sandwich and ask about the dollar bills. From cacher ImCking - in reference to a location in Monroe.

Connecting Green County to Southwest Trail & Capital City Trail (Madison area) and also to Jane Addams Trail (lllinois).

Sept. 28, 2013: Enjoying the beautiful Wisconsin countryside. Riding our geo-bikes on the Sugar River Trail. Great to be out of doors on this fall day. From cacher Sparse Grey Hackle, who was working on the barn quilt series. Jan. 16, 2014: Thanks for the barn history and all of the winter friendly caches. Our geo-mutt is having a blast. From cacher 2oldsobos, working the barn quilt series. For more information: greencounty.org/outdoors-trails/geocaching/ 32

Sugar River State Trail

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Experience the darkest trail tunnel in the state!

Badger State Trail – Begins with a southern connection to the Jane Addams Trail at the Illinois border and extends 40 miles north into Dane County, with a link to the Capital City Trail in Madison. Various user groups include bikers, hikers, and snowmobilers. (ATV’s seasonally in designated areas only – call the trails hotline for updates: 608.527.2910). Flashlights required for navigation through the Stewart Railroad Tunnel, near Monticello. From the south, the trail passes through Monroe, runs just east of Monticello (where it intersects with the Sugar River Trail), and continues to Belleville. The Friends of the Badger Trail meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month in February, May, August and November in rotating locations. 608.527.2335 • www.badger-trail.com Friends of Badger State Trail: friendsofbadgerstatetrail.org 41


For more about Green County Barn Quilts see page 56 of this guide.

Visit Green County: greencounty.org Barn Quilts: greencountybarnquilts.com

GREEN COUNTY ROAD MAP

Ice Age Trail 99

ROAD MAP INDEX 14-L ABELS RD 22-K ADVANCE RD 16-K AEBLY RD 4 - M AIRPORT RD 19-E ALLEN RD 13-M ALLISON RD 20-K ALPHORN RD (1) 1-V ALPINE RD 2-Y AMIDON RD 5-B ANDERSON LN (4) 7-D APPLE GROVE RD 3-N ARGUE RD 4-J ASHLEY LN (2) 19-L ASMUS RD 12-Y ATKINSON RD 7-W ATTICA RD 15-P AUTUMN RIDGE RD (1) 24-C BABLER RD 14-Y BACK NINE CT(4) 3-D BADGER RD 19-T BAGELY RD 17-R BALLS MILL RD 18-Z BALSAM ST (11) 22-F BARTELT RD 24-N BAUMAN RD 4-U BEHNKE RD 14-K BENKERT RD 2-Z BENSON RD 5-D BERGMAN LN (6) 20-J BETHEL RD 24-A BIDLINGMAIER RD 10-C BIGGS RD 14-Y BIRDIE CT (2) 2-S BLAZER RD (1) 19-J BLOOM LN 2-J BLUE VISTA LN 20-N BLUMER RD 9-Z BOOTS DR (1) 14-Z BORCHARDT RD 24-B BRIDGE ST (NL/VS) 15-Y BRITTANY LN (10) 19-Z BRODHEAD AIRPORT RD 2-L BROOKE LN (4) 6-V BROOKLYN-ALBANY RD 11-U BROUGHTON RD (1) 15-Y BROWN DEER DR (5) 23-S BRUNKOW RD 2-B BUCKEYE RD 19-B BUCKHORN RD 11-G BUCKSKIN RD 13-K BUEHLER RD 11-X BUMP RD 4-R BUOL RD 2-E BURKE LN 16-N BURKAHLTER RD 8-L BYRR OAK LN 20-D BUTTS RD 19-D CADIZ SPRINGS RD 18-Y CARDINAL RD (6) 2-N CARDINAL CREST LN 1-S CARLA DR 18-H CARNIE RD 21-P CARTER RD 9-N CEMETERY RD 13-L CENTER RD 1-P CHRISTEN RD 11-H CHURCH RD 11-X CINCINNATTI ST (2) 19-Y CLARENCE RD 24-A CLARK RD 17-K CLAR-KEN RD (3) 19-M CLARNO 40-1 (1) 20-K CLARNO RD 19-N CLEARVIEW DR (4) 13-Y CONDON RD 13-Z CONIFER CT (13) 9-V CONSERVATION RD 1-T CONWAY TR (2) 17-A COON CREEK RD 18-M COPLIEN RD 15-X COTTAGE RD (1) 14-Y COUNRY CLUB DR (1) 17-Y CRAZY HORSE LN 11-V CREST CT (2) 5-A CUNEA LN 19-Z N CROSBY CT (15) 19-Z S CROSBY CT (17) 7-U DALLMAN ST (2) 11-E DALY LN 20-C DAVIS RD 3-S DAYTON ST (11) 2-S DAYTONWOOD RD (3) 3-L DEAN LN 15-T DEBRUIN LN 16-W DECATUR 36-1 (2) 17-W DECATUR 36-2 (3) 15-W DECATUR RD 12-W DECATUR-ALBANY RD 13-U DECATUR-SYLVESTER RD 17-P DEERFIELD DR (2) 11-V DEERWOOD DR (1) 23-H DEPPELER RD 20-A DILL RD 24-J DINGES RD 6-J DISCH RD 7-A DISRUD RD 7-G DIVIDING RIDGE RD 16-A DOG HOLLOW RD 15-H DOLAN LN 9-D DOUGHERTY CREEK RD 6-T DOYLE RD 1-A DRAMMEN VALLEY RD 16-A DUNCAN HILL RD 9-Z DUNPHY RD 3-J DURST RD 14-P DUTCH HOLLOW RD 14-Y EAGLE DR (3) 5-M EDELWEISS RD 9-Y EDMUNDS RD

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18-Y EDWARDS LN (3) 4-X ELMER RD 5-A EMBERSON LN 8-Y ENGLISH SETTLEMENT RD 22-T ERB RD 1-E ERICKSON LN (3) 14-X EVERGREEN ST (5) 10-U EVERSON RD 5-P EXETER CROSSING RD 1-Q FAHEY RD 24-P FAIRFIELD RD 9-K FAIRVIEW RD 16-E FALK RD 6-E FARMERS GROVE RD 13-N FELDT RD 6-S FELLER RD (1) 10-T FIELDER RD 22-H FIGI RD 23-M FIVE CORNER RD 1-F FJELSTAD LN (4) 17-N FOREST PRAIRIE PARK RD (1) 15-P FOREST RIDGE DR (2) 23-A FOX VALLEY RD 19-F F FRANKLIN RD 24-P FREEPORT RD 1-Y FREI RD 2-W FREIDIG RD 6-H FREITAG LN

3-K 9-R 3-M 1-F 22-G

4-Q GEIGER LN 23-T GERBER RD 19-T GIESE RD 11-P GILBERTSON RD 1-X GLENWAY RD 5-K GMUR LN 15-M GEOPFERT RD 14-X GOLF COURSE RD 15-X GOLF LN (3) 6-A GOULD HILL RD 16-L GRANDVIEW LN 23-D GREEB VALLEY RD 10-F GROSSEN RD

2-T MADISON ST (1) 10-W MARIE CT 2-A MARK S LN (3) 7-P MARSHALL BLUFF RD 24-B MARTINTOWN RD (2) 4-J MARTY LN 4-H MARTY RD 15-Y MARY LN 7-Z MCDERMOTT RD 13-B MCGRATH LN 8-C MEADOW BROOK RD 5-J MEADOW VALLEY RD 21-D MELLENBERGER RD 20-F MELVIN RD 15-P MEYERS RD 19-P MIDDLE JUDA RD 21-V MILL RD 21-C MILLER RD 2-T MILWAUKEE ST (8) 2-C MINERT LN 20-L MINGS RD 18-T MOHNS RD 23-X MOHNS-CLARK RD 17-L MONROE RD (4) 17-M MONROE-SYLVESTER TOWN RD 20-N MONTGOMERY RD 5-M MORRIS LN (2) 1-V MORTENSEN RD 21-Y MT HOPE RD 15-Y MYRT LN (11)

3-A H KLASSY LN 21-M HADDINGER RD 24-S HAFEN RD 23-C HALE RD 19-Z HALFWAY TREE RD 9-Z HAMMER RD (2) 9-M HAMMERLY LN 14-P HANEY RD 12-M HARPER RD 24-Z HARTMAN RD 18-R HARTWIG RD 19-V HAUSER LN 3-S HAVENS ST (10) 1-N HAWKRIDGE RD 4-C HAY HOLLOW RD 19-Z HAYDEN CT 3-H HAYES LN (2) 7-J HEFTY RD 14-V HEIN RD 6-C HELMEID LN (3) 3-A HERMES LN 17-F HIAWATHA RD 12-M HIDDEN VALLEY CT (1) 6-K HIGH PRAIRIE LN (5) 18-S HIGH SCHOOL RD 2-L HIGHLAND DR 10-H HIGHPOINT RD 16-L HILL LN 2-R HILLCREST RD (5) 18-P HILTBRAND LN 7-H HILTON LN 10-Z HI-ROLLER CI (3) 9-M HOLCOMB LN (1) 12-L HOLLOWAY RD 4-Q HOLLY LN (3) 8-E HOLSTEIN PRAIRIE RD 22-G HONEY CREEK RD 24-Z HOOSIER RD 5-X HORAN RD 18-N HORIZON CT (5) 23-E HUDSON RD 2-T HUGHES RD 23-Q HUMMER RD 1-G HUSTAD LN 1-G HUSTAD VALLEY RD 12-M HYLAND CIR (4) 16-K 12-J 2-J 11-G

ILIFF RD INDERGAND LN IRISH LN ISELY LN

15-N 14-X 21-L 1-C 6-C 14-D 22-T 16-A 16-J 17-P

JAM BERRY LN (1) JAMES CT (8) JEFFERY RD JEGLUM LN JERMIASON LN JORDAN CENTER RD JORDAN RD JORDAN-WIOTA RD JOY-DEL RD (2) JUNIPER DR (1)

20-W KADERLY RD 4-Q KAMMES DR 18-H KARRIC LN (2) 14-C KEEGAN LN 19-G KELLER RD 5-W KELLY RD 19-F KELLY CEMETERY RD 5-K KEMPFER LN 5-L KENNEBEC LN (2) 15-S KESSLER LN 3-W KING RD 2-H KLASSY RD 4-K KLITZKE RD 15-E KLONDIKE CF RD (1) 15-E KLONDIKE RD 4-D KLOSTERMAN LN 9-K KOLLER CIR 6-Y KRAUSE RD 23-B KREBS LN

KRISTY LN KRUEGER RD KUBLY RD KUENZI LN KUNDERT RD

15-Q LADWIG RD 4-B LAGESON LN 14-X LAKE DR (4) 15-Y LAKE VIEW CIR (8) 15-Y LAKE VIEW CT (7) 3-E LARRY S LN (2) 10-Y LAWRENCE RD (3) 22-C LAWVER RD 2-D LEE LN (1) 1-B LEE VALLEY RD 1-U LEGLER RD 4-H LEGLER VALLEY RD 24-B LENA ST (NL/VS) 14-C LEWIS RD 3-X LIBERTY POLE HILL PARK DR (1) 22-A LINCICUM RD 4-Q LINDEN LN 8-K LITTLE SUGAR LN 9-F LOCUST RD 17-E LOOP RD 10-K LOVELAND RD 5-B LOYALTY RD 19-T LUMBER YARD RD (1)

6-F 24-B 14-X 21-S 8-V 22-D

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Open Public Land Areas

116

22-P RAHBERGER RD 12-A RAT HOLLOW RD 11-S RECHSTEINER RD 12-M REDBURN CT (2) 18-Z RED CEDAR LN (14) 5-C REESON LN 19-N RICHLAND RD 16-B RIDGE RD 14-U RIEMER RD 12-P RINGHAND RD 9-Q RIVER RD 12-K ROBEY RD 22-Z ROCK HILL RD 16-L ROLLING ACRES LN 14-W ROSE LN (3) 14-G ROTHENBUEHLER RD 15-L ROUND GROVE RD 17-H RUFENACHT RD 12-E RUFER RD 16-R RUFI LN

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POST VILLE

44 124

112

125

85 52 130

105 122

New Glarus Woods State Park

15

106 123 127

AT TICA

131

74

48

6 129

134

118 64 87

78 23

42

63

27 76 135 14

102

115

100

77

103 67 132

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136

9

101 58

53 84

92 69

104

39 81

54

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35 1

26

46

51

111

22

71 108 120

114 7

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93

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113

109

68

66

59 88

117

37

12

55 79

13

82

90

40 36

89

86

17

JUDA

91

11

18

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10

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31

70

60 32

80 97

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56

96

41 24 25

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TWIN GROVE

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33

110

94

38 57

QUARRY RD

16-Z RACE RD 19-N RADIO LN

(public Hunting)

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14-W OAK HILL CIR (2) 18-Y OAK RIDGE RD (5) 15-Y OAKVIEW CT (12) 24-V OAKLEY RD 17-K OLD ARGYLE RD (2) 19-B OLD CTY HWY MM RD (2) 2-L OLD MADISON RD 12-M OLD MILL CT (3) 12-T OLIVER RD 6-H OLSTAD LN 14-W ORCHID LN (1)

7-F

DAYTON

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NIMTZ LN NORA ST (NL/VS) NORTH DR (7) NORTON RD NORWEGIAN RD NURSERY RD

14-X PANDOW DR (9) 5-R PANORAMA RD (2) 18-N PARADISE CT (2) 14-W PARK RD 19-H PATTERSON RD 2-D PAUST LN 11-X PECKHAM RD 22-X PEDEE RD 11-Y PEEBLES RD 1-L PEERLESS RD (1) 15-N PEMBRIDGE TR (2) 3-T PERNOT LN 5-M PETERS LN (3) 11-T PFEUTI RD 10-M PIERCE RD 20-D PILZ RD 15-X PINE CT (2) 9-V PINE HAVEN RD (1) 1-T PINE RIDGE CT (1) 14-X PINE ST (6) 18-Z PINE ST CT (10) 18-C PINE TREE RD 5-P PINE VALLEY RD 18-U PINNOW RD 2-H PIONEER RD 21-E PLACE RD 18-H POND VIEW RD 4-F POPLAR GROVE RD 5-E POSTVILLE RD 15-V PRAIIRIE RD 9-E PRAIRIE VIEW RD 8-P PRATT RD (VS) 20-T PRESTON RD 16-Q PRIEN RD 2-A PRIMLEY LN 1-J PRIMROSE CENTER RD 9-B PUDDLEDOCK RD 10-R PURINTUN RD 14-X PRYCE LN

Barn Quilt Locations State Wildlife Areas

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MARTINTOWN 83

47

34

73

28

29

75

16

45

61

19

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4-B SAID LN (10) 15-Z ST. JOHN RD 22-N SAMSON RD 1-L SANDROCK RD 4-V SANDY HOOK RD 5-B SAWMILL RD 2-S SCHAEFER RD (4) 8-X SCHALLER RD 3-R SCHILT RD 20-Q SCHINDLER RD 24-C SCHLAPPI RD 10-S SCHNEEBERGER RD 15-P SCHRADE RD (3) 2-S SCHREPFER LN (2) 19-H SCHUETZ RD (3) 17-P SCHUTT LN 18-Z SCOTCH ST (8) 4-B SHAGER LN 2-J SHAMROCK LN (1) 23-T SHANGHAI RD 10-Y SHANNON RD (1) 11-Y SHEA LN (2) 18-Q SHORT LN 23-L SHUEYVILLE RD 8-R SILVER RD 11-F SKINNER HOLLOW RD 5-Q SKYLINE RD 4-Y SMITH RD 18-F SMOCK VALLEY RD 13-R SPEICH RD 12-T SPOERRY RD 21-X SPRING CREEK RD 23-U SPRING GROVE 35-1 (1) 23-U SPRING GROVE 36-1 (2) 1-L SPRING VALLEY RD 18-Z SPRUCE DR (9) 13-B STAGE COACH RD 24-U STATELINE RD 14-Q STATZ RD 18-N STAUFFACHER RD (1) 1-E STEFFEN LN 20-G STEINER RD 4-E STEWART RD 3-T STORY CREEK CIR (1) 3-L STREIFF LN 4-D STROMMEN LN (8) 22-D STUBBE RD 8-L STUDER LN 10-W SUBURBAN DR (1) 10-W SUGER RIVER PKWY (3) 11-G SULLIVAN LN (1) 12-N SULZER RD 3-A SUNNYSIDE RD 15-Y SUNRISE CIR (6) 12-E SUNSET RD 6-U SWAN ST 15-R SYLVESTER RD 4-B SYSE LN 18-Y TAYLOR TR (4) 18-W TEN EYCK RD 19-Z TENNY RD (16) 24-Q THEILER RD 18-Y THERESA CT (1) 9-G THOMAN RD 24-J THORP RD 13-N THUNDER RD 1-L TIMBER LN (2) 10-V TIN CAN RD 2-H TITUS LN 2-P TOLLEFSON LN 21-Q TOWN CENTER RD 22-D TOWN SHOP RD (1) 13-U TOWNS RD 13-X TRAIL RD 13-A TROTTER RD 6-W TROW RD 8-T TRUMPY RD 3-B TRUPKE LN 1-F TRUTTMANN LN 20-M TSCHUDY RD 11-J TUCKER RD 17-K TULLMAR LN (1) 4-P TUNNEL RD 6-K TUTTLE LN (4) 22-R TWIN GROVE RD 1-E TYVAND RD 6-H 21-F 24-U 6-K

UFKEN LN ULLOM RD UNION RD URBAN LN (3)

17-K UTILITY LN (5) 5-L 4-P 5-M 7-B 4-Q 16-G 14-H

VALLEY VIEW RD VICKERS LN VILLAGE VIEW CIR (1) VINGER RD VISTA LN VOEGLI RD VOGEL RD

17-H WALD RD 10-G WALNUT RD 3-M WARD CREEK LN 10-W WARE RD 9-M WASHINGTON RD 17-M WEISS LN 20-B WEST INDIES RD 8-E WEST POINT RD 24-B WEST RIVER RD 3-S WEST STREET (4) 7-N WETTACH RD 18-Z WHISPERING DR (12) 9-A WHITE OAK RD 2-T WHITE ST (9) 2-R WILD OAK RD (7) 9-A WILDLIFE RD 24-E WILLIAMS RD 2-S WILLOW LN (6) 6-C WINDEN LN (2) 2-L WINDMILL RIDGE RD 18-Y WINDY LN (2) 6-P WIRTH LN 12-N WITT RD 9-N WITTENWYLER RD 22-L WOELFE RD 24-F WOLF RD 24-H WOODMAN RD 18-N WOODRIDGE DR (3) 2-R WOODSIDE RD (6) 24-K WUETRICH RD 1-F WYLDE LN (6) 6-A 3-X 6-H 3-D 1-D 17-J 4-G 22-C 9-U 4-V

YANKEE HOLLOW RD YARWOOD RD YAUN LN YORK CENTER RD YORK VALLEY RD YOUTH CABIN RD ZENTNER RD ZIMMERMAN RD ZURFLUH RD ZWEIFEL RD

20-K ALPHORN RD (1) 15-P AUTUMN RIDGE RD (1) 2-S BLAZER RD (1) 9-Z BOOTS DR (1) 11-U BROUGHTON RD (1) 18-H CARNIE RD (1) 19-M CLARNO 40-1 (1) 15-X COTTAGE RD (1) 14-Y COUNTRY CLUB DR (1) 11-V DEERWOOD DR (1) 6-S FELLER RD (1) 17-N FOREST PRAIRIE PARK RD (1) 12-M HIDDEN VALLEY CT (1) 9-M HOLCOMB LN (1) 15-N JAM BERRY LN (1) 17-P JUNPER DR (1) 15-E KLONDIKE CF RD (1) 3-K KRISTY LN (1) 2-D LEE LN (1) 3-X LIBERTY POLE HILL PARK RD (1) 19-T LUMBER YARD ROAD (1) 2-T MADISON ST (1) 14-W ORCHID LN (1) 1-L PEERLESS RD (1) 9-V PINE HAVEN RD (1) 1-T PINE RIDGE CT(1) 2-J SHAMROCK LN (1) 10-Y SHANNON RD (1) 18-N STAUFFACHER RD (1) 3-T STORY CREEK CIR (1) 10-W SUBURBAN DR (1) 11-G SULLIVAN LN (1) 18-Y THERESA CT (1) 17-K TULLMAR LN (1) 5-M VULLAGE VIEW CIR (1) 3-M WARD CREEK LN (1) 4-J ASHLEY LN (2) 14-Y BIRDIE CT (2) 11-X CINCINNATI ST (2) 1-T CONWAY TR (2) 11-V CREST CT (2) 7-U DALLMAN ST (2) 17-P DEERFIELD DR (2) 15-P FOREST RIDGE DR (2) 9-Z HAMMER RD (2) 3-H HAYES LN (2) 16-J JOY-DEL RD (2) 18-H KARRIC LN (2) 5-L KENNEBEC LN (2) 3-E LARRY S LN (2) 24-B MARTINTOWN RD (2) 5-M MORRIS LN (2) 14-W OAK HILL CIR (2) 17-K OLD ARGYLE RD (2) 19-B OLD CTY HWY MM RD (2) 5-R PANORAMA RD (2) 18-N PARADISE CT (2)

Great Fall Colors

15-N PEMBRIDGE TR (2) 15-X PINE CT (2) 12-M REDBURN CT (2) 2-S SCHREPFER LN (2) 11-Y SHEA LN (2) 23-U SPRING GROVE 36-1 (2) 1-L TIMBER LN (2) 6-C WINDEN LN (2) 18-Y WINDY LN (2) 17-K CLAR-KEN RD (3) 2-S DAYTONWOOD RD (3) 17-W DECATUR 36-2 (3) 14-Y EAGLE DR (3) 18-Y EDWARDS LN (3) 1-E ERICKSON LN (3) 15-X GOLF LN (3) 6-C HELMEID LN (3) 10-Z HI-ROLLER CIR (3) 4-Q HOLLY LN (3) 2-J IRISH LN (3) 10-Y LAWRENCE RD (3) 2-A MARK S LN (3) 12-M OLD MILL CT (3) 5-M PETERS LN (3) 14-W ROSE LN (3) 15-P SCHRADE RD (3) 19-H SCHUETZ RD (3) 10-W SUGAR RIVER PKWY (3) 6-K URBAN LN (3) 18-N WOODRIDGE DR (3 5-B ANDERSON LN (4) 14-Y BACK NINE CT (4) 2-L BROOKE LN (4) 19-N CLEARVIEW DR (4) 1-F FJELSTAD LN (4) 12-M HYLAND CIR (4) 14-X LAKE DR (4) 17-L MONROE RD (4) 2-S SCHAEFER RD (4) 18-Y TAYLOR TR (4) 6-K TUTTLE LN (4) 3-S WEST STREET (4) 15-Y 14-X 6-K 2-R 18-N 18-Y 17-K

BROWN DEER DR (5) EVERGREEN ST (5) HIGH PRAIRIE LN (5) HILLCREST RD (5) HORIZON CT (5) OAK RIDGE RD (5) UTILITY LNE (5)

5-D 18-Y 14-X 15-Y 2-S 2-R 1-F

BERGMAN LN (6) CARDINAL RD (6) PINE ST (6) SUNRISE CIR (6) WILLOW LN (6) WOODSIDE RD (6) WYLDE LN (6)

15-Y 2-T 18-Y 14-X 2-R

LAKE VIEW CT (7) E. MADISON ST (7) MALCOVE LN (7) NORTH DR (7) WILD OAK RD (7)

14-X JAMES CT (8) 15-Y LAKE VIEW CIR (8) 2-T MILWAUKEE ST (8) 18-Z SCOTCH ST (8) 4-D STROMMEN LN (8) 4-C GILSON LN (8) 15-Y 14-X 18-Z 2-T

MARY LN (9) PANDOW DR (9) SPRUCE DR (9) WHITE ST (9)

15-Y 3-S 18-Z 4-B

BRITTANY LN (10) HAVENS ST (10) PINE ST CT (10) SAID LN (10)

18-Z BALSAM ST (11) 3-S DAYTON ST (11) 15-Y MYRT LN (11) 15-Y OAK VIEW CT (12) 18-Z WHISPERING DR (12) 18-Z CONIFER CT (13) 18-Z RED CEDAR LN (14) 19-Z N CROSBY CT (15) 19-Z TENNY RD (16) 19-Z S CROSBY (17)


136 Barn Quilt Sites! 1. Green County Barn N3150 Hwy 81, Monroe Whirligig

2. Dave & Marcia Wald W6898 Cty. Y, Monroe Dove At My Door

3. Schwarzenberger Family W3894 Hwy. 11/81, Monroe Variable Star

4. Den & Elizabeth Lauer W6575 Hwy. 11, Monroe Tumble Weed

69. Lauren Meinert N3793 Cty. M, Monroe Carpenter’s Compass

70. David & Lorraine Deininger W4696 Cty. K, Monroe Nifty Nine Patch

71. Kim & Sue Hartwig N3391 Joy Del Rd., Monroe Centennial

5. Greg & Deborah Krauss Smith N4512 Cold Springs Rd., Monroe Swiss Star

6. Voegeli Farms N7190 Hwy. 69, Monroe LaMoyne Star

7. Green County Fairgrounds 2600 - 10th St., Monroe County Fair

8. Green County Fairgrounds 2600 - 10th St., Monroe 4-H

73. Jim & Laurie McCullough W2667 Shanghai Rd., Juda Rolling Star

9. Wendy Detra N4739 Decatur Sylvester Rd., Monroe Corn & Beans 13. Jim & Sue Sacker N2249 Cty. K, Monroe Hen and Chicks

10. Steve & Heidi Miller N2356 Cty. G, Monroe Hole in the Barn Door

11. Ruth Ellen Putnam N2323 Steiner Rd., Monroe Carolina Lily

12. Jim & Anita Huffman N1715 Bethel Rd., Monroe Wisconsin Star

77. Jim & Sue Larson N4734 Cty. J, Monroe Comets

74. Joyce Moen W9587 Yankee Hollow Rd., Blanchardville Union Square 78. Emberson Family N6761 Biggs Rd., Argyle May Day

14. Sylvan & Jan Olson N5334 Hwy. 69, Monticello Farm Angel

16. Pat & Arlinda Faessler N124 Cty. G, Juda Star Shadow

81. Howard & Sara Waelti N3337 Aebly Rd., Monroe Arrowhead

82. Mark & Linda Alger W3005 Middle Juda Rd., Juda Rising Star

17. Rebecca Aurit W760 Clarence Rd., Brodhead Covered Bridge

18. Bob & Kim Ostby W4558 Blumer Rd., Monroe Windmill Star

15. Pete & Kristi Leonard W9198 Yankee Hollow Rd., Blanchardville Road Home 19. Tom & Lisa Strathman W660 Stateline Rd., Brodhead King’s Crown

75. Bernie & Joyce Figi 9843 East State Lane Rd., (just over border in Davis, IL) No Place Like Home 79. Viola White - Susan Konopacki W7270 Melvin Rd., Monroe Rainbow Blossom 83. Craig & Katherine Edler W8444 Cty. P, Browntown Double Wedding Ring

85. Margaret Barnes N7766 Gould Hill Rd., Blanchardville Tennessee Waltz

86. Rob & Annie Ten Eyck W968 Hwy. 11/81, Brodhead Apple a Day

87. Wayne Monte W1901 Cty. EE, Albany Once in a Blue Moon

21. David & Diane Bellamy W341 Halfway Tree Rd., Brodhead Bear Paw

22. Ahren’s Acres W2176 Greenbush Rd., Brodhead FFA Rising Star

23. Craig & Sharon Ackerman N6603 Biggs Rd., Argyle Turkey Tracks

20. Nancy Carney W341 Halfway Tree Rd., Brodhead Tree of Life 24. Marilyn Bartelt N651 Hwy. 69 S, Monroe Saw Tooth Star

89. Burleigh & Lorraine Bartlett W6642 Melvin Rd. Monroe Grandmother’s Flower Garden

90. Jim & Lynn Rackow N1943 Schindler Rd. Juda Noon Light

91. Neil & Nancy Signer N2110 Clarno Rd., Monroe John Deere Delight

25. Jeremy & Toni Broge N511 Cty. M, Browntown Spinning Star

26. Don & Margaret Huseman N3588 Race Rd., Brodhead North Star

27. Dave & Jill Klossner N6006 River Rd., Monticello Peaceful Hours

28. Neal & Lisa Boeke N320 Mill Rd., Juda St. Charles Star

94. Dale & Katie Davis W2472 Gerber Rd., Juda Star Over Bethlehem

95. Gerald & Garnett Richardson N8294 Cty. E, Brooklyn Friday the 13th

29. Earl Ufken Family N320 Mill Rd., Juda Spider Web

30. Anderson Family W5724 Cty. H, New Glarus Water Wheel

31. Marge Schmidt W3832 Cty. KS, Juda Blazing Star

32. Marge Schmidt W3832 Cty. KS, Juda Ringed Star

93. Buetzer Farm W8875 Smock Valley Rd., Browntown Pole Star 97. Dar-Mar-Val Farm W3453 Town Center Rd., Juda South Cross

98. Marvin & Darlene Becker W3453 Town Center Rd., Juda Turbine

99. Larson Farm N9633 Tyvand Rd., Blanchardville Larson Farm Trademark

96. Wayne & Diane Rosenstiel N1289 W. River Rd., Browntown Rosie’s Star 100. Wasserstrass Farms W5344 Church Rd. Monroe Crazy W’s

33. Scott & Mary Schmidt W3797 Cty. K, Juda Interwoven Star

34. Brian & Kim Zettle W2914 Shanghai Rd., Juda Maple Leaf

35. VonKaenel/Rufenacht N3517 Cty. S, Monroe Flying Star

36. Bob & Nancy Faith N2098 Five Corners Rd., Monroe Farmer’s Daughter

101. Doug & Laura Zettle N4403 Cty. E, Brodhead Sunflower

37. Ron & Norma Bader N2128 Hwy. 69 S, Monroe Patriotic Star

38. Jerry & Alice Brooks W6304 Cty. P, Monroe Constellation Block

39. Art & Carole Riese N3528 Prairie Rd., Brodhead 4 Stars

40. Dudley & Henri Timm N1853 Hwy. 69 S, Monroe Double T

41. Chuck & Cindi Olsen N755 Hwy. 69 S, Monroe Star Tile

42. Silver Lewis Cheese Josh & Carla Erickson W3075 Cty. EE, Monticello Little Giant 46. George & Jeanette Crooks N3643 Cty. F, Brodhead Amish Rubic’s Center

43. Jim & Kim Bauman N977 Brunkow Rd., Juda Belted Star

44. Cathy Cryor Burgweger N8010 Sandy Hook Rd., Brooklyn Churn Dash

105. Darlene Brewer W1876 Brooklyn-Albany Rd., Brooklyn Wheel of Fortune 109. James & Evelyn Coleman W2232 Hwy. 11-81, Juda America’s Pride

102. Ken & Nicholette Schlapbach W1941 Cty. F, Albany Patriot’s Way Home 106. Darlene Brewer W1876 Brooklyn-Albany Rd., Brooklyn Shining Star 110. Thornton & Nancy Pratt W878 Mohns-Clark Rd.,Brodhead Lonestar

103. Ken & Nicholette Schlapbach W1941 Cty. F, Albany Lucky Star 107. Stephen Van Hout N9151 York Center Rd., Blanchardville Sun and Moon 111. Don & Joan Sherfield W3552 Cty. SS, Monroe Sunshine in the Valley

104. Klondike Cheese Webster Farm W7919 Hwy. 81, Monroe Swiss Power 108. Jerry & Kris Gunser N2947 Hiawatha Rd., Monroe Diamond Star 112. Eileen Horn W5603 Cty. NN, New Glarus Windmill Obsession

47. Alan & Yvonne DeVoe N266 Twin Grove Rd., Monroe Italian Tile

48. Elmer Farms 7173 N. McDermott Rd., Albany Queen’s Jewels

116. Don Sanner Family N8257 Hwy. 104, Brooklyn Tulip

51. Ed & Evelyn Crooks W1984 Cty. OK, Brodhead Flying Frontier

52. Pete & Lauree Raskovic W7065 Cty. H, New Glarus My Country ‘tis of Thee

55. Nathan Hare Family W7509 Franklin Rd., Monroe Dutchman’s Puzzle

56. Jim & Cindy Chapman N1209 Hwy. 69, Monroe Star Puzzle

121. Roger Green W370 Stateline Rd., Brodhead Constellation

57. John Ivanko & Lisa Kivirist W7843 Cty. P, Monroe Blowing in the Wind

58. Brian & Teresa Brugger N4253 Rechsteiner Rd., Monroe 54-40-or Fight

59. Zweifel Construction N2408 Bethel Rd., Monroe Kayak

125. New Glarus Brewing Co. 2400 Hwy. 69, New Glarus Hopscotch

61. Faessler Farms W1156 Stateline Rd., Juda Oliver Wheel

62. Two Chatelaines’ Farm W6902 Cty. H, New Glarus Star Spin

63. Gert Waelchli W3737 Krueger Rd., Monticello Amish Flying Geese

60. Tim & Deb Meyers Stone Brook Farm N1921 Brunkow Rd., Juda Grandmother’s Pride 64. Dan & Nancy Karlen W4876 Cty. C, Monticello Grandpa’s Delight

119. Wayne & Tammy Jeglum N8879 Sunnyside Rd., Blanchardville Our Sunny Deere 123. Darlene Brewer W1876 Brooklyn-Albany Rd., Brooklyn Celtic Sunrise 127. Sugar River Dairy N7346 Cty. D, Albany Tumbling Cups

120. Jerry & Kris Gunser N2947 Hiawatha Rd., Monroe Bridal Path

53. Robert & Tammy Riemer N4031 Cty. F, Brodhead Madison

114. Scott Olson N2930 Monroe-Sylvester Rd., Monroe Fly By 118. Jeff & Vicki Makos W6352 Dividing Ridge Rd., Monticello Dividing Ridge Star 122. Darlene Brewer W1876 Brooklyn-Albany Rd., Brooklyn Catch of the Day 126. Michael & Lois Wenger W1179 Town Center, Brodhead Patriotic Pinwheel

115. Steve Kraak N5299 Feldt Rd. Monroe Grandmother’s Fan

50. Toy Train Barn Buck & Jan Guthrie W9141 Hwy. 81, Argyle Santa Fe 54. John & Joan Salesman N3564 Ridge Rd., Argyle Cornucopia

113. Steve & Janet Gobeli Walnut Hollow Percheron Farm N2465 Steiner Rd., Monroe Mariner’s Compass 117. Randy Severson W6967 Franklin Rd., Monroe Flies in the Barn

65. Schmidt Farms N104 Cty. K, Monroe Windblown Square

66. George & Mary Wirth W3973 Middle Juda Rd., Monroe Evergreen

67. Tim & Sally Plum N5295 Cty. E, Albany Crossed Canoes

68. Vance Miller 805 W. 8th Avenue, Monroe Director’s Dream

133. Brad & Gail Beal 1300 – 6th Ave., New Glarus Sunny Swiss Days

130 Steve & Kelly Hermanson N7573 Gould Hill Rd, Blanchardville Meadow Creek Reflections 134. Bill and Shirley Frontzak N6867 Hefty Rd., Monticello Shaded Shield

131. Tim & Dixie Stechshulte N7180 Dougherty Creek Rd., Argyle Broken Arrow 135. DuWayne Fenner Family N5675 Feldt Rd., Monticello Father & Son Star

45. Bob Bergman Memorial Faessler Farms N124 Cty. G, Juda Step at a Time 49. Jeff & Katie Falk W7698 Smock Valley Rd., Monroe Palace Star

129. Paul & Sue Rieder N7149 Cty. X, Albany Pride of Attica

72. Dean & Rae Reeson W7915 State Road 39, Blanchardville School House 76. Jeff & Marie Ditzenberger W7396 Grossen Rd., Monticello Mother’s Den 80. Rick & Connie Austin W1222 Spring Creek Rd., Brodhead Marine Star 84. Robert & Tammy Riemer N4031 Cty. F, Brodhead Reflections 88. John & Amy Bartlett N1904 Honey Creek Rd., Monroe Summer Sunday 92. Bruce & Judy Meier N4146 Benkert Rd. Monroe Star in the Valley

124. Phillip and Janis Golz N8009 Hwy. 104, Brooklyn Country Squares 128. David & Marlys Reeson N8977 York Center Rd., Blanchardville Grandpa’s Waterwheel Image unavailable at time of printing Image unavailable at time of printing

132. Randy & Sue Crooks W3734 Towns Rd., Monticello Black Eyed Susan 136. Alan & Jan King W4875 Cty. F, Brodhead Dad’s Allis Chalmers


Research your own genealogy with the museum’s collection of obituaries. Stop in for a chat with the knowledgeable volunteers who staff the museum - open year round on Saturdays. Each summer the society assists in hosting an Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing at the restored 1856 GAP Church just west of Albany on Hwy. 59. Albany is small in size but big on community pride and involvement. Residents enjoy book clubs and story times at the Albertson Memorial Library, programs through summer park and rec, and events sponsored by the Albany Chamber of Commerce - including a Village Park Yesteryear’s celebration over Memorial Day weekend. Many activities are centered on initiatives of the K-12 school system. Grants through the Education Foundation are used to promote leadership and programs within the community.

Albany Area Chamber of Commerce

Village of Albany

albanywi.org 608.862.3240

Map Key page 69.

albanywichamber.com 608.862.3299

The Village of Albany is nestled along the Sugar River. Originally known as “Campbell’s Ford,” the first residents of the area were Native Americans of the Winnebago tribe who found the soil perfect for gardening and the river ideal for fishing. Later, the river powered saw and grist mills, and was a source of income with the harvest of clams and fresh water mussels. The iridescent linings layering the insides of the shells led to a thriving industry in the manufacture of pearl buttons - thus the designation “Pearl of the Sugar River.” Today, the village boasts a growing residential and business community, all while maintaining the agricultural roots and small town atmosphere that make Sugar River State Trail Albany a special place. ALBANY

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The best source for local history is the Albany Historical Society Museum on Water Street. The museum has collections of toys, farm implements, military memorabilia and uniforms, cameras, railroad history, and vintage hats. Children will enjoy seeing the one-room school replica. Learn the lore of some local personalities of the past like Reuben Folsom the wolf hunter, or film actor John Litel who called the village his home back in the 1890’s.

A scenic dam draws fishermen and photographers alike. The best views are from the bridge downtown over the river on Main Street, or from Sugar River Overlook Park - completed in 2011 by the Downtown Revitalization Committee of the Albany Chamber of Commerce. Just upriver, the vantage point from the shaded benches at Library Park offers a stunning panorama of colors during peak leaf season (see page 45). The Little and Big Sugar Rivers join forces just north of the village. Water enthusiasts take advantage of the gentle current for leisurely tubing adventures or kayak and canoe trips on the Sugar River. Wildlife is plentiful and varied along the way. Several outfitters offer tube and canoe rentals and shuttle service. Nature lovers should visit the nearby 62-acre Muralt Bluff Prairie, a glacial drift dry-mesic prairie replete with native grasses and wildflowers. Throughout summer, goldenrods and blazing stars attract butterflies. Grassland birds are common. Take Hwy. 59 west (toward Monroe) for about 2 miles, then north and west on County F for just less than two miles to an access lane and parking lot south of the road. Look for the State Natural Area sign. Public hunting is allowed. Bicycling enthusiasts will enjoy the Sugar River State Trail - leading through farmlands, woods, rolling hills, scenic meadows, remnant prairies and glacial topography. The trail is part of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, which makes its way for more than 1,000 miles throughout Wisconsin. To the north, the trail travels alongside the Sugar River, 43


the trail, offers a trailside stop with restrooms, water and parking, and quick access to downtown.

Yesteryear's Celebration

Albany House B&B

Canoeing the Sugar River

Fall Festival

crossing many wooden bridges on the route. Going south, a very gentle downward grade keeps you moving, bringing you through the Covered Bridge on your journey toward Brodhead. Along the way keep an eye out for a variety of critters including fast-moving deer and slow-moving turtles. The winter season welcomes snowmobilers, who can connect with club trails in the area. Albany, midway along

In nearby Attica at the restored blacksmith shop that is home to Franklin Grove Etc. you’ll find a side order of local history served up with a shopping appetizer along with a delicious meal. FGE is an eclectic establishment featuring food and spirits, antiques, and upscale resale. Throughout the years the building has been used for feed storage, meeting space, and as a player piano and calliope repair workshop. Owner Cathy Cryor Burgweger restored it to the original period (you’ll see rings in the dining room wall where horses were tethered), and added space for a restaurant and bar, as well as an upstairs dining room ideal for private parties and English High Teas. Cathy takes great pride in using ingredients and foods sourced from local farms and producers. She grows her own fresh greens and seasonal herbs, onsite, in the raisedbed kitchen garden just outside the restaurant. On the menu you’ll find innovative wraps, tasty soups, hearty sandwiches, and delectable desserts.

From the intimate dining room to the welcoming guest rooms above, Albany House Bed & Breakfast is a great getaway. The house itself is more than 100 years old and was established as Green County’s first bed and breakfast back in 1987. Guests frequently rave about the delicious breakfasts served by Margie; with a recent Trip Advisor reviewer from Chicago reporting “unmatched hospitality and breakfasts beyond compare.” Beyond breakfast, Margie and her husband Ken will be happy to recommend their favorite dining spots in the area. Guests are welcome to enjoy the perennial gardens and expansive front porch. Also available for your stay in Albany is the River Cottage, a vacation home rental across the street on the banks of the Sugar River. This 1912 bungalow is perfect for a quiet retreat, a weekend of romance, a girlfriend’s getaway, or a more active adventure. The Albany Chamber of Commerce closes off the downtown to host the party for their annual Fall Festival in early October. Enjoy live music, a farmer’s market, arts and crafts, and games for children – including the popular pedal tractor pull. Visit in late June for the Albany Lions Car Show. Late August brings antique tractor lovers to town for a Tractor Show sponsored by the FFA and FFA Alumni, and the chamber sponsors a holiday event - Enchanted Sugar River Christmas - on the first Saturday in December.

Flanklin Grove Etc.

Reservations are encouraged, especially during peak hours. Dine outdoors, or inside surrounded by an always-changing selection of vintage finds, unique collectibles, and repurposed pieces. Just south of Albany is a small Amish community. You’ll find stores offering spices, bakery, quilting supplies, handcrafted items, and furniture. An annual quilt auction (see pg. 56) serves as a fundraiser for the Amish school.

Amish Community

Food & Spirits

Antiques ~ Resale ~ Retail

National Historic Site in Attica - 5 acres along the Sugar River

Casual Cuisine and Full Bar

Steaks, seafood, pasta, flatbreads, salads. Sandwiches, homemade soups, sauces and desserts. Friday fish fry; carry-outs available. Beer, wine, and cocktails.

Special Occasions

Birthday parties, rehearsal dinners, showers, reunions, anniversaries, English High Tea.

Shopping Wed/Thurs 10 am - 6 pm Fri 10 am - 8 pm Sat/Sun 9 am - 8 pm Closed during January & February and week of 4th of July Reservations recommended for best dining experience.

Vintage repurposed, upscale resale, antiques and artisan creations.

FRANKLIN GROVE,

Lions Club Car Show

near the dam in downtown Albany

ETC.

A Unique Historic Dining, Shopping & Travel Green® Experience Located along the Sugar River at the Junction of C & X in Attica N7302 County X | Albany (Attica), WI 53502 | (608) 862-1161

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Go-Inn Home 707 W. Third Avenue Brodhead, WI 53520

608.897.8138

go-innhomebedandbreakfast.com

Waterfront home built in the 1940's along the historic Mill Race. Two comfortable guest rooms and full breakfast. Screened porch and patio. Paddle boat available. Walking distance from downtown restaurants, shops, parks, swimming pool, and Sugar River trail (bike, hike, snowmobile).

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Ludlow Mansion 1421 Mansion Drive Monroe, WI 53566

608.325.5500

ludlowmansion.org

Experience the historic charm of one of Monroe’s foremost landmarks. Circa 1857 mansion built by Wisconsin pioneer Arabut Ludlow, founder of the first bank and general merchandise store in Monroe. Six rooms, private baths, whirlpool suites. Member Wisconsin B & B Association. PepperCorn Banquets & Catering - premiere banquet facility providing the finest in dinners, private parties, & special events.

Your hosts:

The Haglund Family

Albany House 405 South Mill Street Albany, WI 53502

608.862.3636 • toll free: 866.977.7000 albanyhouse.com

1908 country home on 3 acres. Lovely gardens, art and antiques. Six rooms, private baths. Memorable breakfasts. River Cottage -1912 bungalow, elegantly decorated. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, whirlpool, and kitchen. Can sleep six. Member Wisconsin B & B Association.

Your hosts:

Margie and Ken Stoup

Hoch Hous 218 2nd Street New Glarus, WI 53574

608.527.4019

hochhaus.homestead.com

Gracious turn-of-the-century living in a cozy brick home furnished with antiques and family treasures. Two rooms - advanced reservations only (May through December). Wireless internet available. Moments from dining and shopping in New Glarus.

Your host:

Barbara Kummerfeldt

Sutherland House 602 East 2nd Avenue Brodhead, WI 53520

608.897.4481

sutherlandhousebandb.com

Stately home with spacious living & dining areas, and four guest rooms. Easy walking distance to downtown and just 3 blocks from the Sugar River Bike Trail. Relax and enjoy our screened front porch!

Your hosts:

Gary and Nancy Sutherland

Victorian Garden 1770 16th Street Monroe, WI 53566

608.328.1720

victoriangardenbedbreakfast.com

Allow yourself to be pampered in one of Monroe's most historic homes. Four bedrooms; three with private baths. Walk among the flowers in the gardens, sip a cup of tea by the fireplace, or enjoy the view from our wrap-around porch. Perfect for a restful retreat, a romantic weekend, or a girl's get-away.

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600-acre island that is surrounded by the water of both the race and the river. The project, known as the “Pearl Island Recreational Corridor,” will provide four seasons of recreational fun. Plans include a covered pedestrian bridge extending over the mill race from Putnam Park, nature trails, restroom at the boat landing by the headgates, picnic areas, elevated boardwalks with observation areas, improved canoeing waterways, shoreline restoration, landings, and enhanced recreational opportunities (biking, hiking, wildlife viewing) for both residents and visitors. Although matching grant funding will be used to fund a portion of the project, Pearl Island needs the support of donors and volunteers alike. Learn more at cityofbrodhead.wi.us.

brodheadchamber.org 608.897.8411

Map Key page 69.

Brodhead Chamber of Commerce

Long before the railroad tracks were laid in the mid-1800’s, it was the river that drew people to live in the Brodhead area. Legend has it that the Native Americans named it the Sugar River - in reference to the glistening sandstone riverbed that looked like sugar. Today, both the river and the former rail corridor are key to recreation in Brodhead. BRODHEAD

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Brodhead’s downtown “Exchange Square” provides the setting for various festivals and events. At the popular Covered Bridge Days in August, visitors shop the sidewalk sales and enjoy live music and a parade. Of special interest to tractor enthusiasts are the antique tractor show and old-time threshing demonstrations on the southeast side of the city. The Wildflower Festival, held during Covered Bridge Days weekend, is a juried show in the park featuring artisan creations ranging from fused glass, to original watercolors, to wire and bead jewelry. Brodhead hosts Autumnfest in fall with hay wagon rides, a chili contest, farmer’s market, arts and crafts, music, and plenty of family fun. At the annual Fire & Ice Festival in early December, chainsaw carver Zoli trades blocks of wood for blocks of ice to create sculptures downtown. There are carriage rides, madrigal singers, and an appearance by Santa. Fire circles are available for roasting marshmallows, and the evening finishes with a lighted holiday parade.

Your best source for local history starts at the Brodhead Depot Museum, a former railroad depot where the First The 24-mile long Sugar River Trail (a rails to Brigade Band formed in 1857. Here trails conversion) is ideal for biking, hiking, you’ll get a sense of what life was and snowmobiling. In downtown Brodhead, like in early Brodhead as you stroll you’ll find a shelter house, restrooms, and the displays including a dentist’s trail parking area. A short trip north leads to office replica, community band the covered bridge; and further north near memorabilia, and Monticello the Sugar River Trail intersects with cheese factory Badger State Trail. equipment. Outside, Pontoon Rides on the Race Bordering Brodhead to the west is the Mill the railroad Race - a man-made tributary extending from engine and caboose are open for the Sugar River. Back in the 1860’s local citizens funded the exploration. The historical society’s digging of this canal to operate a grist mill, and later a power mill web site brodheadhistory.org offers Historic Train Depot which provided electricity to the city. In 2012, local citizens again an archival collection of nearly stepped up to begin the “Embrace the Race” initiative. Visionaries 1000 images as well as video histories. The depot is and nature enthusiasts have now formulated a plan to restore prominently featured in a historic mural that was placed and revitalize the race, and to enhance the natural beauty of the downtown in 2013. 49


Downtown Brodhead offers unique specialty shopping. For the best selection of gifts, home accents, and collectibles, visit Pinnow Pharmacy Covered Bridge Gift Department. Popular brands include Woodwick Candles, Swan Creek Soy Candles, Jim Shore, and Willow Tree. Pinnow Pharmacy is a full-service drug store, offering prescription and over the counter medications.

Tour the Farms Day

Discover local agriculture at Brodhead’s Tour the Farms Day on the first Saturday in May. Farm owners and their families lead tours and answer questions. Pick up a map downtown - where you can vote for your favorite decorated farm animal.

Brodhead’s Piggly Wiggly is everyone’s favorite hometown grocery store. Stop in to pick up picnic supplies or to stock the camper for the weekend. The store features a fullservice deli for quick and easy “to go” entrees and sides, fresh produce, fresh baked goods, and friendly service. Shop the Pig! Sugar Maple Emu Farm raises all of the emus for the meat and oil products that are sold on the farm and at local stores. Besides offering USDA and State Inspected emu meat that includes fillets, ground, summer sausage, ring bologna and emu brats, the farm offers emu oil skin products to enhance your quality of life. Their blown emu egg shells and a large assortment of decorated and painted emu eggs make unique gifts; handcrafted soap is also made onsite. Tours and sales (by appointment - please call ahead) are available most days from May through mid-October. Decatur Swiss Cheese Cooperative was established back in 1941. Decatur Dairy was founded in 1982 when Steve Stettler took over as cheesemaker and co-op manager. Steve is a Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker certified in Brick, Farmers, Havarti and Muenster, and Swiss. Decatur Dairy’s expanded cheese store has an entire case dedicated to specialty cheese curds in fun flavors like Buffalo Wing, Peppercorn Ranch, Mesquite BBQ, and more! Cheese cut to

Brodhead Depot Museum

Barn Quilt on Race Road

Biking Downtown

Covered Bridge

order includes Brick, Farmer, Colby Longhorn, Butterkase and Queso Blanco, as well as award-winning Muenster, Quesos Para Fundir (a Mexican melting cheese) and Asadero. You can get a grilled cheese sandwich or Babcock Hall ice cream while you shop. Check out the awards on display, including the prestigious 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest 1st place finish for both Havarti and Havarti Pepper. Meet Steve and other members of the Decatur Dairy team in the Cheese Tent at the Green County Cheese Days Festival in Monroe. Crisp, tart, or sweet - with forty acres of fruit trees, there is an apple to satisfy everyone at Ten Eyck Orchard, just two miles west of Brodhead. Just look for the apple-themed barn quilt on their historic 1919 round barn. The farm, celebrating 175 years in the family in 2014, offers 50 varieties of apples hand-picked at their flavor peak, while employing sustainable practices in land management. You’ll also find pears, pumpkins, squash, cider and Ten Eyck’s very own “Opal-icious” honey. The orchard is generally open from late August into November.

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For a great night’s rest in a quiet neighborhood, book a stay at the Sutherland House. You’ll love the small-town view from the Sutherland’s front porch of this 1912 home. Perfect for a biking weekend, Sutherland House is close to the trail or a back-road adventure. Owners Nancy and Gary can give you all the insider tips on what to do and where to go in the Brodhead area. Nancy’s cooking also gets a thumb’s up. “Breakfast is terrific and hearty,” said Sam from Chicago, in his Trip Advisor review.

Our Family Farm Since 1839

Ten Eyck Orchard 2 miles west of Brodhead 10 miles east of Monroe Hwy. 11 & 81, Brodhead Open end of August through mid-November

608.897.4014

teoapples@wekz.net

Brodhead Depot Museum

Sugar River Trail

Farm Near Brodhead

Decatur Dairy

Another lodging option is to call owner Shirley for a stay at the cozy and comfortable Go-Inn Home Bed and Breakfast, located right on the banks of the scenic Sugar River. Go-Inn Home is perfectly positioned for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing on the river race. Enjoy your breakfast along with the river view from a screened porch in the private back yard. Nearby attractions include downtown shops, restaurants, parks, the public pool, and the entrance to the Sugar River State Trail – with just a short bicycle ride to the Covered Bridge.

Ten Eyck Orchard

Permanently extend your stay with a call to the experts at First Center Realty. For more than ten years, agents Jan, Barb, and Tom have served Green County and the BrodheadAlbany area. They know the area, and are knowledgeable when it comes to trends and values. They’ll be with you every step of the way from the first look, to handing over the keys!

Thresheree

Pinnow Pharmacy’s Covered Bridge Gift Department has the fine gifts, collectibles, and home accents you are looking for...

* Hallmark * Willow Tree Angels * Webkinz * Woodwick * Village Candles * Swan Creek Candles

Open everyday 6 am – 9 pm 1604 - 1st Center Ave. Brodhead, WI www.shopthepig.com

1028 1st Center Ave. Brodhead, WI 608-897-2595 Mon - Fri 8-6 • Sat 8-3

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Amish Community Businesses

Amish Quilt & Consignment Auction

July 26, 2014 ❶ Detweiler Kauffman Furniture Detweiler Kauffman Furniture has a fantastic selection of furniture for your living room, bedroom, or dining room. Specialty items include pie safes, cedar chests, and quilt racks. They also sell lawn furniture and gliders. Detweiler’s Bulk Foods is across the road from the Amish School House - just look for the herd of draft horses in the pasture. The store has a vast array of spices, baking supplies, soup mixes, and ingredients to satisfy every cook’s desire, in addition to nutritional supplements. You’re also likely to find some freshly baked cookies or Amish-made candies on the shelves. Brodhead Harnesses offers harnesses and harness repair, and also on this farm is Country Lane Bakery, with homemade pies in a variety of sizes, cakes, cookies, sweet rolls, and homemade preserves. Check out their selection of breads, including more than a dozen varieties and some offered in half-loaf size. The white loaves swirled with tangy Cheddar cheese are especially moist and tasty. Genuine home-cooked Amish dinners are available for large groups - call Mary at Country Lane Bakery for details and the pie menu. For quilting supplies and fabric check out Kuntry Krafts & fabrics. Barbara Miller can help you select from the variety of bolts of fabric lining the wall to create the perfect combination of colors and patterns for your quilting project. The Millers also sell custom-built furniture designed to your specifications.

Furniture for lawn & home Hand-crafted items

Hours: Mon - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM W509 Atkinson Rd., Albany, WI 53502 608-897-8787

❷ Detweiler’s Bulk Foods

Bulk Foods, Gifts & Nutrition Center Hours: Mon - Sat, 9 AM - 5 PM N5055 Hwy. 104, Albany, WI 53502 608-897-8500

Your source for sports, entertainment, events, music, and news in the tri-state area.

www.bigradio.fm

❸ Country Lane Bakery & Brodhead Harnesses Baked Goods, Jams, Jellies New and Used Harnesses & Repair

Bakery Open: Fri & Sat 8 AM - 6 PM Harness Shop Open: Mon - Sat 8 AM - 6 PM 1602 Scotch Hill Rd., Brodhead, WI 53520 608-897-3820

❹ Kuntry Krafts & Fabrics

Custom Built Furniture, Fabrics, Crafts, Sewing Notions, etc. Hours: Mon - Sat, 9 AM - 5 PM 1424 S. Old 92, Orfordville, WI 53576 608-879-2594

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We invite you to experience one of the largest outdoor art installations in Wisconsin! Green County is home to 136 barn quilts – a project combining the warmth and expression of quilts along with rural architecture and heritage. At first glance it's all about the artistry of the quilt blocks - the pattern, color, and design. But then you take notice of the barns and their profiles against the topography of the surrounding fields. Red barns, white, yellow, and even turquoise. Some are "working barns" - busy with the rhythm of farm chores and milking cows at daybreak and dusk. Some barns are freshly painted with bright metal roofs on top and newly chinked foundations. Others are "retired" barns - weathered, worn, and worthy of admiration standing the test of time throughout the seasons and the years. At the center of this guide is a pull-out map to plot out your own self-guided tour on roads less traveled. Go to the Green County Tourism web site greencounty.org and click on "travel tools" to download a driving loop tour of Barn Quilts and Back Roads with a dozen locations in the Monroe and New Glarus area.

Quilting enthusiasts will also enjoy visiting our two destination quilt shops.

#33 Interwoven Star

#131 Broken Arrow

#7 County Fair

#80 Marine Star

Thousands of bolts of fabric are arranged by hue at Patches and Petals in Belleville. Quilts line the walls and hang from the second floor balcony. Every nook and cranny in this expansive, authentic antique building is filled with everything a quilter needs. The store was chosen as one of the Patches and Petals eleven featured shops across the United States and Canada for the Spring 2012 Issue of Quilt Sampler magazine. An educated quilter is a happy quilter! Patches and Petals offers a variety of classes for beginners through advanced. Visit their website to learn more.

The Green County Barn Quilt Committee also produces a yearly calendar with a seasonally appropriate barn quilt image for each month. Contact the Green County UWEX office at 608.328.9440 to order a calendar; calendars are also available for sale at das Baumhaus in downtown Monroe and Quilter's Compass in Monticello.

See page 60 for information on Quilter's Compass, located on Main Street in downtown Monticello. Barn Quilts and quilt shops are favorites with bus groups. Call Green County Tourism at 1.888.222.9111 to make arrangements for a step-on guide and for additional suggestions for your group tour itinerary.

GIVE A GIFT OF GREEN COUNTY T-SHIRT eat. drink. bike. yodel .

PILSNER satin etch frosted logo

$17

$6

CHEESE BOX

eat. drink. bike . yodel .

laser engraved

$6

These items (as well as a variety of merchandise from the Cheese Days Festival) are available in the Cheese Days Store - open seasonally in the lower level of the Green County Courthouse. Contact the Green County Tourism office at 608.328.1838 for store hours or mail order purchases.

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Map Key page 69.

Monticello Chamber of Commerce monticello-wi.com

Homecoming Parade

MONTICELLO

At the heart of Green County is Monticello, a village small in size but big on scenic beauty with Lake Montesian and the Montesian Gardens providing a colorful and welcoming panorama.

Lake Montesian beckons with a footbridge leading to a small island, and a handicap-accessible fishing pier. In mid to late May, the lake is accented with shades of pink when dozens of apple trees lining the banks burst into bloom. On lazy summer afternoons you’ll see kayaks in the water and parents teaching kids to fish along the shore. Since it is a fresh water lake, you might be surprised to see a “whale” spouting near the bridge.

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FISHAREE - CHICKAREE - JANUARY 26 • SPRING FLING - MAY 16-17 • MONTICELLO HOMECOMING - JULY 11-13 GARAGE SALES - SEPTEMBER 12-13 • NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACT SHOW - OCTOBER 26 • SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY - NOVEMBER 29

Montesian Gardens, a community garden planned and maintained by volunteers, offers a colorful Montesian Gardens array of blooms for each season. American flags line the garden paths during Monticello’s Homecoming weekend, and a giant nativity scene is illuminated during the Christmas season. Visitors are welcome to stop at any time to walk the paths, relax on the benches, and enjoy the scenic view from the gazebo. The veteran’s memorial was added to the gardens in 2012.

Adjacent to the gardens is Community Park - the setting for various events throughout the year. If homemade pie and fireworks sound like a winning weekend combination, visit for Monticello’s Homecoming festivities in July. This hometown celebration is rounded out with a fish boil, live music, talent show, parade, motorcycle poker run, volleyball and softball tournaments, and a highly competitive tug-of-war tournament. Homecoming is sponsored by the Monticello Community Club, with many local service clubs and organizations setting up food booths in the park. Monticello holds the designation as official crossroads of two trails - the Sugar River State Trail and the Badger State Trail. Both are ideal for bicycling in warmer months, hiking year round, and snowmobiling in winter. There is a rest stop at a restored railroad site on the east edge of the village. Bring a flashlight to navigate your way through the darkest trail tunnel in Wisconsin - the Stewart Tunnel (on the Badger Trail), just north of Monticello. Due to a slight overall curve, you literally cannot see Stewart Tunnel

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Badger State Trail

Edelweiss Creamery Crew

Silver Lewis Cheese

Silver Lewis Cheese

“the light at the end of the tunnel” when you are midway through. There is also a noticeable temperature change: standing near the tunnel entrance on a hot day is just like standing in front of a refrigerator with the door open. Check out the informational kiosk at the south end of the tunnel - a project by the Friends of the Badger State Trail.

Awarded 4 of 4 stars by Dennis Getto Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Awarded 5 of 5 stars by Mike Muckian Madison Cap Times

35 minutes south of Madison 10 minutes north of Monroe

Wednesday-Saturday 5:00-9:30pm Reservations suggested

View our menu and textile display at www.209main.com

209 N. Main, Monticello WI • 608-938-2200

A memorable rural retreat featuring Midwestern fusion cuisine —Isthmus, The Daily Page

A Monticello tradition since the early 1900’s. The current 1930’s diner-style building is just across the bridge on Main St., a few blocks off the Sugar River Bike Trail.

1930’s Era Diner-Style Cafe

 Breakfast all day  Hearty daily specials  Homemade pie  Malts, shakes, floats Weekdays 6am - 2pm • Weekends 7am - 2pm

608.938.4890 126 N. Main Street, Monticello

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One of Wisconsin’s most historic cheesemaking facilities is just outside Monticello. Silver Lewis Cooperative dates back to 1897, when the neighboring Silver and Lewis families established the business. Milk from a nearby farm owned by the Silver Family is still used to this day. Josh and Carla Erickson and family produce award-winning flavored Farmers cheese (including Caraway, Smoked Habanero, or Horseradish and Chive) along with Muenster, Brick, and Havarti. Creamy, mellow Havarti gets a flavor kick with black pepper, or spicy olives. Visitors often include bicyclists who take back roads from the nearby Sugar River Trail. Edelweiss Creamery is a small artisan cheese factory combining state-of-the-art technology with the traditional methods of cheesemaking. There has been a cheese factory at the Edelweiss site since 1873, and as a result - the cheese brings you back to a time when flavor was king! A traditional copper-lined vat was imported from Switzerland to craft the factory’s flagship cheese, Edelweiss Emmentaler - a cheese requiring twice-weekly washing as it ages for six months. Edelweiss Creamery’s cheese is crafted by Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Bruce Workman, with Wisconsin being the only state that requires a licensed cheesemaker to monitor every pound of cheese that is produced. The Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program is a rigorous 3-year course. As the only program of its kind outside of Europe, it ensures that the old-world standards of quality and craftsmanship continue in producing the finest cheeses right here in Wisconsin. Workman already holds certifications in Gruyere, Baby Swiss, Butterkase, Havarti, Raclette, Emmental, Specialty Swiss, Brick and Muenster, and is adding Gouda and Cheddar to his list this year. He and his wife Kathy operate a cheese store in nearby Verona, where you’ll find cheese made at the plant in Monticello, as well popular varieties produced by respected fellow cheesemakers throughout the state. The store also offers cheese pairings and tastings, cheese accessories, and gifts.

Quilter’s Compass

M & M Café is perhaps the tastiest part of Monticello history. This old-fashioned diner features stools at the counter and several booths along the windows. Breakfast all day (try the biscuits and gravy), eggs any way you like ‘em, burgers, salads, daily specials (real meals with all the trimmings - like grandma used to make), plus malts, shakes, and homemade pie for dessert. The colorful display of M & M candy collectibles is sure to inspire orders of the café’s signature M & M pancakes. The water is always ice cold (serve your own from the big cooler), and the coffee is always fresh-brewed and hot. “Adorable foodie heaven, one of my favorite restaurants, a wonderful dining experience in small town Wisconsin, spectacular from start to finish.” Online reviewers are raving about the Dining Room at 209 Main - a fine dining restaurant serving regional gourmet specialties with Southwestern, Asian, and other ethnic influences. Chef Wave Kasprzak creates an eclectic menu for each season,

Apple Blossoms

Voegeli Farms

Motorcycle Poker Run

Lake Montesian

paying particular attention to the accompanying sauces, marinades, and relishes to complement the flavors of appetizers and main courses. For example - Panko crusted shrimp with sweet and spicy napa slaw, wasabi cream and sweet soy sauce to get you started; or beef short ribs with mashed potatoes, garlic sauteed brussel sprouts and a

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A full-service quilt shop featuring high-quality fabrics, notions, books & patterns, and longarm quilting services. 201 North Main Street Monticello, WI 53570 (608) 938-4334 www.quilterscompass.com

Take a look into Monticello’s “attic” with a visit to the Monticello Area Historical Society on Main Street – located in a restored drug store complete with soda fountain. Museum displays focus on history unique to Monticello. Visit monticellohistoricalsociety.org for a slideshow of images from the past - including a delightful series showing fashionable ladies of Monticello sporting their turn-of-the-century era hats.

CELEBRATING OUR PRIDE-

family fun at Monticello Homecoming photo by Sue Moen

there’s an art to it.

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red wine rosemary sauce served as an entree. His wife Jane compiles the award-winning wine list. Save room for dessert. Although the dessert menu also changes, one standout remains as a consistent favorite: the sticky toffee pudding, known as “STP” by regulars. Diners also enjoy rotating museum-quality textile exhibits - with themes in the past including thread spinning, weaving, knitting, wearable art, and quilting. Just next door, you’ll find all the items necessary to create your own textile exhibit! Quilter’s Compass is a full-service quilt shop offering expert guidance in choosing fabrics, batting, thread, notions, books, and other related items. The store provides high quality quilting materials both online and in their retail store. Fabrics include both contemporary and traditional lines, as well as seasonal offerings. They also stock kits, pre-cuts, and patterns, and even quilt-related jewelry and gifts. Quilter’s Compass believes that there is always something new to learn - even for the most accomplished quilters. They offer a variety

of classes, taught by veteran quilters - everything from the basics (cutting, piecing, borders, and bindings) to projects that you’ll complete in their spacious classroom area at the back of the store. Unique to QC is the Green County Barn Quilt “Block of the Month.”

Albany Historical Museum 117 – 119 N. Water St., Albany • 608.862.3240 Memorial Day thru Labor Day: Saturdays 9 am – 3 pm; rest of year Saturdays 9 am – noon. Local and Sugar River History, camera collection, toys, vintage hats.

Brodhead Depot Museum 1108 – 1st Center Ave., Brodhead • 608.897.4150 Memorial Day to September: Wed, Sat, Sun, and holidays 1 pm – 4 pm. Housed in restored railroad depot with memorabilia, adjacent engine and caboose. Community band history, cheese & butter making equipment.

608.938.4813 W3075 Cty. EE

(East of Monticello at the intersection of Cty. EE and Cty. D)

608.862.3491

albertsonlibrary.org

608.862.3225

albany.k12.wi.us

Chamber

608.438.4472

belleville-wi.com

Government

608.424.3341

bellevillewi.org

Library

608.424.1812

bellevillelibrary-wi.org

School District

608.424.3315

belleville.k12.wi.us

Chamber

608.897.8411

brodheadchamber.org

Government

608.897.4018

cityofbrodheadwi.us

Library

608.897.4070

brodheadhlibrary.org

School District

608.897.2141

brodhead.k12.wi.us

Chamber

608.455.1627

brooklynwisconsin.com

Government

608.455.4201

brooklynwi.gov

School District

608.835.4000

oregonsd.org

608.966.3273

browntown.us

608.934.5251

judaschool.com

Chamber

608.325.7648

monroechamber.org

Government

608.329.2527

cityofmonroe.org

Library

608.328.7010

monroepubliclibrary.org

School District

608.328.7171

monroeschools.com

1208 - 14th Ave., Monroe • 608.325.3191 Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm, Sat - Sun 11 am - 5 pm. Located at Minhas Craft Brewery - artifacts, antiques, lithographs, growlers, tap handles, toys. A must-see for history enthusiasts and beer lovers!

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202 W. Verona Ave., Verona Phone 608.845.9005 Monday through Saturday - 9 am - 6 pm Sunday 11 am - 4 pm

ALBANY

School District

Herb & Helen Haydock "World of Beer Memorabilia"

Edelweiss Cheese Shop Authentic Wisconsin

co.green.wi.gov

Library

Monroe Arts Center 1315 - 11th St., Monroe • 608.325.5700 Tues - Sat 10 am - 5 pm. 1869 church built by Wisconsin architect Edward Townsend Mix. MAC hosts exhibits, concerts and special events.

National Historic Cheesemaking Center & Imobersteg Farmstead Factory (pg. 11)

Monday - Friday 7 am - 3 pm Saturday 7 am - 1 pm

608.328.9430

Chalet of the Golden Fleece

1617 – 9th St., Monroe • 608.558.4601 or 608.328.4301 May - October: Sat and Sun 1 - 4 pm. Local history, Cheese Days memorabilia, restored oneroom country schoolhouse.

“It’s like a little bit of Switzerland right here in Monticello, Wisconsin.” www.edelweisscreamery.com

Government

albanywi.org

204 N. Main St., Monticello •608.938.4216 or 608.938.4383 April to December: Sat 10 am – 2 pm. Museum themed as early 1900’s community drug store, complete with soda fountain, plus exhibit on history and influence of the Sugar River.

Muenster • Farmers • Brick Colby • Edam • Havarti • Co-Jack

greencountyedc.com

608.862.3240

Green County Historical Museum

As Bruce says,

Economic Development 608.328.9452

Goverment

Monticello Area Historical Society

Award winning cheese from one of Wisconsin’s most historic factories

greencounty.org

albany-chamber.org

1016 – 16th Ave., Monroe • 608.328.1838 Weekdays 8 am – 4:30 pm. Since 1891, this majestic building has been the cornerstone of Monroe’s downtown square. History Room upstairs. Civil War statue and restored cannons on the lawn.

EDELWEISS CREAMERY – Monticello native Bruce Workman holds more Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker certifications than any other cheesemaker in the nation starting with Gruyere and Baby Swiss in 1999; followed by Butterkase, Havarti, Raclette, Emmental, and Specialty Swiss; and most recently adding Brick and Muenster in 2011.

608.328.1838

608.862.3299

Green County Courthouse

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Tourism

Chamber

618 – 2nd St., New Glarus • 608.527.2095 or 800.527.6838 Call ahead for hours. Unusual, rare, and priceless collections - artifacts from every corner of the world - housed in a Swiss chalet.

You know

GREEN COUNTY

110 S. Mill St., Browntown • 608.966.3273 Memorial Day thru Labor Day: Sun 1 pm – 4 pm. Native American artifacts, band & school memorabilia, jail cell, farm tools.

Browntown Community Museum

Silver Lewis Cheese Cooperative

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Museums & Local History

2108 – 7th Ave., Monroe • 608.325.4636 April - October: Daily 9 am - 4 pm except Sunday 11 am - 4 pm. Housed in restored railroad depot, cheesemaking and dairy farming equipment, cheese factory replica, cheese history and extensive archives.

Swiss Historical Village (pg. 24) 612 – 7th Ave., New Glarus •608.527.2317 May - mid-October: daily 10 am – 4 pm. Replica of a traditional Swiss village, including Swiss Bee House, Cheese Factory, School House, Church and Cemetery, Blacksmith Shop, Print Shop, Smoke House and Sausage Shop, General Store, and Fire House with antique fire equipment. “Hall of History” showcases the journey of the original Swiss settlers in New Glarus.

Toy Train Barn W9141 Hwy. 81, near Argyle • 608.966.1464 Daily 10 am – 5 pm. Walk into a miniature world filled with operating train layouts in an old Wisconsin Dairy barn painted Milwaukee Road orange and “Argyle and Eastern” Train Ride located outside.

Turner Hall 1217 - 17th Ave., Monroe * 608.325.3461 Thurs - Sun. Emmentaler-style chalet dating to 1937. Old World Rathskeller restaurant, Swiss folk art paintings and heritage displays.

BELLEVILLE

BRODHEAD

BROOKLYN

BROWNTOWN Government JUDA School District MONROE

MONTICELLO Chamber (MBPA)

monticello-wi.com

Government

608.938.4383

monticello-wi.com

Library

608.938.4011

monticellopubliclibrary.org

School District

608.938.4194

monticello.k12.wi.us

Chamber

608.527.2095

swisstown.com

Government

608.527.2510

newglarusvillage.com

Library

608.527.2003

newglaruspubliclibrary.org

School District

608.527.2810

ngsd.k12.wi.us

NEW GLARUS

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2014 Calendar of Events MAR 1

Mardi Gras. Turner Hall, Monroe. Benefit for St. Victor School. 608.325.3395. stvictormonroe.org

MAR 1-14

Winter Bloom by Pat Troyer. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAR 2

Keith Zweifel Band (Fasnacht Masquerade Dance). Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAR 7

Fish Fry. St. Clare of Assisi at St. Victor School, Monroe. 5-7 pm. 608.325.3395. stvictormonroe.org

MAR 8

Celtic Run Before You Crawl. Green County YMCA, Monroe. 5K race & kid’s fun run. 608.325.2003. greencountyymcacelticrun.com

MAR 8

Celtic Pub Crawl. Monroe. 10 pubs, live music, bag pipers, raffle – win a trip to Dublin Ireland. celticcrawl.com

MAR 9

Richie Yurkovich Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAR 9

Madison Youth Choir. Monroe Arts Center. 3 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAR 9

Farm Toy show. Monroe High School. 9 am-3 pm. Sponsored by FFA & FFA Alumni. 608.214.4817.

MAR 11

Documentary by Ken Burns. Monroe Public Library. 6:30 pm. History of American Music Film Series – tonight’s feature Jazz. 608.328.7010. monroepubliclibrary.org

MAR 15

Harmonious Wail. Monroe Arts Center. 7:30 pm. Drawing from the rich influence of jazz, swing and gypsy music with a blend of enticing musical arrangements and smoldering vocals. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAR 15

Indoor Market on the Square. Masonic Temple, 1613 1/2-10th St., Monroe. 9 am. 608.325.7648. monroechamber.org

MAR 22 Kalberwurst Dinner. New Glarus.New Glarus Fire Department. newglarusfd.com

MAR 23 Ryan Herman & the Rhythm Playboys. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAR 28-30 The Trip to Bountiful. Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave. Fri/Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. Feisty Mrs. Watts imagines that if she can return to her hometown of Bountiful, Texas, she will regain her strength, dignity, and peace of mind. Her pilgrimage leaves her to reconcile the rural paradise of her memories with the family and friends she acquired in her time away. 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com

MAR 29 Monroe City Band Variety Show. Turner Hall, Monroe. 7:30 pm. The band originally formed in 1949 and has been delighting audiences ever since. Tickets $7 – the band’s annual fund raiser. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAR 29-30 Rock, Gem, & Mineral Show. Monroe High School. 9 am-5 pm. Booths, speakers, displays, games for kids, food stand. Sponsored by Badger Lapidary & Geological Society. 608.835.2653. badgerrockclub.org

MAR 30 Back 40 Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

APR 1-MAY 2 27th Annual Wisconsin Regional Arts Program Competition & Exhibit. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

APR 1-MAY 2 Babylon in Heart and Mind by Barbara Kohl-Spiro. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

APR 1-JUNE 13

MAR 15

Spring Exhibition. Monroe Clinic Hospital. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAR 16

Fish Fry. St. Clare of Assisi at St. Victor School, Monroe. 5-7 pm. 608.325.3395. stvictormonroe.org

St. Patrick’s Day Dance. Browntown Fire Department. 608.966.3270. browntown-wi.us Carol and the Keynotes. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAR 17

St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Monroe. 5:17 pm. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

MAR 18

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAR 20-JUNE 13

Spring Exhibition. Monroe Clinic Hospital. monroeartscenter.com. 608.325.5700.

MAR 21

Fish Fry. St. Clare of Assisi at St. Victor School, Monroe. 5-7 pm. 608.325.3395. stvictormonroe.org

MAR 21-MAY 2

27th Annual Wisconsin Regional Arts Program Competition & Exhibit. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. Opening Reception Mar. 21, 5-7 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

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MAR 21-MAY 2 Babylon in Heart and Mind by Barbara Kohl-Spiro. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. Opening Reception Mar. 21, 5-7pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

APR 8 PBS-Aired Documentary. Monroe Public Library. 6:30 pm. History of American Music Film Series – tonight’s feature Broadway/American musicals. 608.328.7010. monroepubliclibrary.org

APR 12

Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Basket Benefit. Twining Park, Monroe. 11:30am. At high school in case of inclement weather. cityofmonroe.org

APR 12

Two on Tap: A Tribute to Song and Dance. Monroe Arts Center. 7:30 pm. A dance duo presenting vocal renditions of classic Broadway songs along with the classic precision of tap choreography. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

APR 13

Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

APR 15

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

APR 19

Easter Egg Hunt. Brodhead. Sponsored by Jaycees. brodheadchamber.org

APR 19

Indoor Market on the Square. Masonic Temple, 1613 1/2-10th St., Monroe. 9 am.608.325.7648. monroechamber.org

APR 26

Kalberwurst Supper. Zwingli Church, Monticello. 4:30-8 pm. 608.938.4369.

APR 26-27

Depot Days. Brooklyn. Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. Speeder car rides, railroad displays, art show/ sale, food stands, community garage sales, pancake breakfast & fire truck rides on Sunday. depotdays.info

APR 27

Mike Schneider Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

APR 27

Bel Canto Singers Spring Concert. Monroe Arts Center. 3pm. Choral works from baroque to classical, to spirituals and show tunes. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

For the most up-to-date information, visit our website • www.greencounty.org

MAY 1 Swiss Historical Village open for the season. New Glarus. Daily 10 am-4pm thru mid-Oct.. 608.527.2317. swisshistoricalvillage.org

MAY 1-2 27th Annual Wisconsin Regional Arts Program Competition & Exhibit. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAY 1-2 Babylon in Heart and Mind by Barbara Kohl-Spiro. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAY 1-JUNE 13 Spring Exhibition. Monroe Clinic Hospital. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAY 2-3 Community Garage Sales. Belleville. belleville-wi.com

MAY 4 Spring Fling: Music Connect & Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-6 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAY 5 Taste of Spring. Ludlow Mansion, Monroe. 5 pm. Gourmet dinner and art auction for Monroe Arts Center. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAY 7 Market on the Square. Downtown Monroe. Open for the season and continuing Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings through Oct. 25. 608.325.7648. monroechamber.org

MAY 9-10 Community Garage Sales. Monroe. 608.325.7648.  monroechamber.org

MAY 9-JUNE 20 Whimsical Cows by Walter Lehman. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. Swiss painter of cow portraits from Glarus, Switzerland – whose subjects are exclusively cows found in the pastures of Switzerland. Opening Reception May 9, 5-7 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAY 10 Fiesta Latina. St. Clare of Assisi, Monroe. 5:307:30 pm. 608.325.3395. stvictormonroe.org

Whimsical Cows by Walter Lehman. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm. (See May 9) 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Sunday evening series, last concert Aug. 10. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

MAY 10

MAY 13

PBS-Aired Documentary. Monroe Public Library. 6:30 pm. History of American Music Film Series – tonight’s feature Latin. 608.328.7010. monroepubliclibrary.org

MAY 16-17

Spring Fling. Monticello. Wooden Bat Ball Tournament Friday and Saturday evening. Beer tent. Pig Roast fundraiser for Monticello Fire Dept. on Saturday. monticello-wi.com

MAY 17

Bike for Habitat. New Glarus. Ride benefitting Habitat for Humanity. greencountyhabitat.org

MAY 17

Depot Dash. New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

MAY 17

Salsabrosa. Monroe Arts Center. 7:30 pm. The premier Salsa act of the Midwest, blending R&B and jazz influences with salsa, bachata, cha cha cha, and merengue. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAY 18

Pancake Breakfast. Brodhead Airport. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 431. eaa431.org

MAY 18

Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAY 20

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAY 21

Why is Civil Discourse so Difficult Nowadays? Monroe Arts Center. 7pm. Discussion of the political divide with Mordecai Lee-comparing the 20th century’s “era of doubt” with the 21st century’s “era of political certainty.” 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

MAY 23-25

MAY 24

Brodhead Depot Musuem open for season. Brodhead. Open to Sept: Wed, Sat, Sun and holidays 1 – 4 pm. brodheadhistory.org

MAY 25

APR 4-6 Whimsical Cows

Market on the Square

Live music. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

MAY 26

Memorial Day Parade. Brodhead.9 am. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

APR 5

MAY 30

Green County Harmony Chorus. Monroe HS Performing Arts Center. 7:30 pm. Under the direction of Cindy Blanc. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

Concert on the Square. Downtown Monroe. 6:30 pm. Music by The Jimmys. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

APR 5-6

MAY 31

Spring Shearing Day at Rainbow Fleece Farm. W7181 Hustad Valley Rd., New Glarus. See the sheep shed their winter coats! 608.527.5311.

Breakfast on the Farm. Location to be announced. Breakfast, farm tours, arts & crafts, entertainment. greencountyagchest.com

APR 6 Keith Gennerman Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

An Evening of Music with Little Big Band. Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave. A special presentation of toe-tapping tunes. 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com

MAY 23-26

APR 4-5

JUNE 1

St. Patrick's Day

Swiss Historical Village

JUNE 15

Don Peachey Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

Yesteryear’s Weekend. Albany. Live music, carnival, chicken BBQ, parades on Sat & Mon. albany-chamber.org

Business Expo. Stateline Ice Arena, Monroe. Friday 9 am-6 pm. Saturday 10 am-4 pm. 608.325.7648.monroechamber.org

JUNE 1-13

Spring Exhibition. Monroe Clinic Hospital. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

Music Fest. New Glarus. Live music, games and inflatables, family fun. ngmusicfest.com

APR 4

The Trip to Bountiful. Monroe Theatre Guild, 91016th Ave. Fri/Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. (See March 28-30) 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com.

MAY 10

Tour the Farms Day. Brodhead. Farm tours, meet the owners. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

Greg Anderson Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 2-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JUNE 1-20

JUNE 6

Cars on the Square. Downtown Monroe. Classic cars show. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

JUNE 7

Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues. Monroe Arts Center. 7:30pm. Legendary blues singer and musician with a mess of blues and soul to satisfy the musical appetite. Mac’s reputation earned him a spot as bass player for one of the nation’s premiere blues bands of all time – Muddy Waters. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

JUNE 7

“Farmin’ on the Square.” Downtown Monroe. Kicking off the summer season with live music, games, food and premiere of 100 decorated milk cans in honor of 100th anniversary of Cheese Days festival. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

JUNE 7-8

Green County “Pickers” Flea & Antique Market. Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe. 8 am-4 pm. greencountyfair.net

JUNE 8

Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JUNE 8

Fling into Summer. Cadiz Springs State Rec Area, Browntown. 11 am-3 pm. No admission sticker needed today at all WI State Parks. Family-friendly games, activities, food stand. Benefit for Friends of Cadiz Springs. cadizsprings.com

JUNE 9

JUNE 15

JUNE 16-17

Monroe Badger Days. “Festival of Oz” - benefit for UW Athletics sponsored by Colony Brands. monroebadgerdays.org

JUNE 17

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JUNE 27-29

Heidi Folk Festival. New Glarus. Performances at the high school, craft fair and mini-expo. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

JUNE 27-AUG 22

Documentary by Martin Scorcese. Monroe Public Library. 6:30 pm. History of American Music Film Series – tonight’s feature Blues. 608.328.7010. monroepubliclibrary.org Concert on the Square. Downtown Monroe. 6:30 pm. Music by Shot Gun Jane. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

Taste of New Glarus. New Glarus. Sidewalk cafés with tastes from local restaurants. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

Summer Exhibition. Monroe Clinic Hospital. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

Relay for Life. Monroe High School. 2-11 pm. Raising funds for cancer research.

Wizard of Oz. Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave. Fri/Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com

Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Sunday evening series, last concert Aug. 10. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

The Rowe Brothers. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

Julie Lee & Her White Rose Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JUNE 17

JUNE 19

JUNE 19-SEPT 12 JUNE 20-22

JUNE 22 JUNE 22

Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Sunday evening series, last concert Aug. 10. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

JUNE 28

JUNE 28 JUNE 29

JUNE 29

JULY 1-AUG 22

JUNE 22

Point of Color: WI Plein Aire Painting Assn. Juried Show. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours TuesSat 10am-5pm. (See June 27) 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

JUNE 23

Summer Exhibition. Monroe Clinic Hospital. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

JUNE 27

4th of July. Twining Park, Monroe. Food booths, entertainment, Monroe City Band Concert at 8 pm. Softball, slowpitch, & volleyball tournaments. Fireworks 9:30 pm. cityofmonroe.org

Monroe City Band Concert. Twining Park. 7:30 pm. Dairy Queen Crowning & Ice Cream Social. New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

Monroe City Band Concert. Twining Park. 7:30 pm.

Balloon and Blues Rally. Monroe. Ballooning exhibition & live music. Friday Joel Pingatore and Playground @7pm. Saturday Sena Ehrhardt @3pm, The Jimmys @5pm, The Bel-Airs “Everly Brothers of Blues @7pm. monroeballoonrally.com

Lion’s Club Chicken BBQ. New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

JUNE 13-14

JUNE 27-29

Wizard of Oz. Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave. Fri/Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com

Point of Color: WI Plein Aire Painting Assn. Juried Show. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Painting outdoors – interpretations of the natural and man-made beauty and diversity of Wisconsin’s landscapes and culture. Opening Reception June 27, 5-7 pm. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

Albany Lions Car Show. Lions Building, 402 N. Cincinnati St., Albany. Awards, entertainment, food. 608.751.2895.

JUNE 12

JUNE 27 Concert on the Square. Downtown Monroe. 6:30 pm. Music by Cherokee Rose. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

JULY 1-SEPT 12 JULY 4

JUNE 13-14

Summerfest. Browntown. Antique tractor pull Friday, fish boil dinner, live music, fireworks Saturday. browntown-wi.us

JUNE 13-15

Roger Bright Memorial Polkafest. New Glarus. Free admission, bands all weekend downtown & at taverns. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

JUNE 14

BBC (Beer, Bacon & Cheese). New Glarus. Buy a wristband for sampling craft beers, cheese, & sausage. Free live music in the Polkafest tent. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

Albany Lions Car Show

"Pickers" Flea Market

Salsabrosa

Tour the Farms Day

JUNE 14

Community Garage Sales. Brodhead. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

JUNE 14

Old Time Cheesemaking. National Historic Cheesemaking Center, Monroe. See a wheel of Swiss made the old-fashioned way, hand-stirred in a copper kettle at the circa late 1800’s Imobersteg Farmstead Factory. Entertainment, gourmet grilled cheese, cream puffs. 608.325.4636. nationalhistoriccheesemakingcenter.org

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For the most up-to-date information, visit our website • www.greencounty.org JULY 4 4th of July. Brodhead. Parade at noon; fireworks at dusk. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

JULY 4

4th of July Music Festival. Washington Reformation Church, Monticello.

JULY 4-6

8 Miles of "Ag-tiques." 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. Info: 815.789.4570.

JULY 6

Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JULY 6

Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Sunday evening series, last concert Aug. 10. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

JULY 11

Concert on the Square. Downtown Monroe. 6:30 pm. Music by Universe. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

JULY 11-12

Community Garage Sales. New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

JULY 11-12

Maxwell Street Days. New Glarus. Sidewalk sales and bargains. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

JULY 11-13

Monticello Homecoming. Softball and mud volleyball tournaments, tug-of-war competition, live music, parade, motorcycle poker run, food stands, fireworks over Lake Montesian. monticello-wi.com

JULY 12

Pedal for Paws. New Glarus. Benefit bike ride for Green County Humane Society. greencountyhumane.org

JULY 13

Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Sunday evening series, last concert Aug. 10. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

JULY 13

Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JULY 14

JULY 26

Amish Quilt Auction. Amish School House, Hwy. 104 & Atkinson Rd., Albany. 9 am. Quilts & quilt tops, furniture, consignment, home décor, food stand & bake sale. 608.897.8500.

JULY 27

Ryan Herman & the Rhythm Playboys. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JULY 27

Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Sunday evening series, last concert Aug. 10. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

JULY 28

Monroe City Band Concert. Twining Park. 7:30 pm.

JULY 31

Concert on the Square. Downtown Monroe. 6:30 pm. Music by Whiplash. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

AUG 1-2

Maxwell Street Days. Sidewalk sales and bargains. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

AUG 1-22

Point of Color: WI Plein Aire Painting Assn. Juried Show. Monroe Arts Center. Gallery hours TuesSat 10am-5pm. (See June 27) 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

AUG 1-SEPT 12

Summer Exhibition. Monroe Clinic Hospital. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

AUG 2

Just Tri Youth Triathlon and Tot Tri. Green County YMCA. 608.325.2003. greencountyymca.org

AUG 2

Fire Fest. New Glarus. Live music, food stands, firefighter water fights. newglarusfd.com

AUG 2

GAP Church Bash. Hwy. 59 west of Albany. 9 am-3 pm. Cemetery walk, vendor show, bean bag tournament, food. 608.214.8289.

AUG 2

Albany Lions Steak Fry. Albany Lions Building, 402 N. Cincinnati St. Alphorn Man Sprint Triathlon. New Glarus. Swim, bike, run. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JULY 16-20

Green County Fair. Monroe. Youth exhibits, animal shows & auctions, entertainment, food stands, carnival. greencountyfair.net

JULY 19

Bastille Day. Belleville. Run/walk, family fun, music. belleville-wi.com

JULY 20

Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Sunday evening series, last concert Aug. 10. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

JULY 20

The Rowe Brothers. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

JULY 24

Concert on the Square. Downtown Monroe. 6:30 pm. Music by 5th Gear. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

AUG 10

AUG 23

Soil Sisters. Tours, seminars, open houses at small family farms led by WI women committed to local agriculture and a healthy, fresh future for our communities. Sponsored by South Central Wisconsin Women in Sustainable Agriculture. 10 am-4 pm. soilsisterswi.org

Classic Car Show. New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Final concert of the season. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

Albany FFA Alumni Tractor Show. Albany Lions Building, 402 N. Cincinnati St.

Concert on the Square. Downtown Monroe. 6:30 pm. Music by Can’t Touch This. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

Wilhelm Tell Festival. New Glarus. Children’s Lantern Parade Friday evening, performances and dancing, “Art in the Park” on Sunday, Swiss heritage, yodeling. wilhelmtell.org

AUG 10

AUG 15

AUG 16

Log Church Service. Swiss Historic Village, New Glarus. 608.527.2317. swisshistoricalvillage.org

AUG 16

Taste at Twining. Twining Park Bandshell, Monroe. 1-5 pm. 20+ craft beer vendors, unlimited sampling with $30 wristband ($25 advance). Headliner – The Jimmys. Benefit for “Everyone Needs a Home” (pet food pantry, no-fee spay and neuter clinics).

AUG 17

Keith Gennerman Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

AUG 17

GAP Church Hymn Sing. Hwy. 59 west of Albany. 2 pm. Old fashioned hymns & fellowship. 608.214.8289.

AUG 19

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

AUG 21

Concert on the Square. Downtown Monroe. 6:30 pm. Music by Black Water Gin. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

AUG 22

Cars on the Square. Downtown Monroe. Classic car show. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

AUG 23

5K & 10K Trail Run. Cadiz Springs State Rec Area, Browntown. Registration 7:45am, 10K@9 am and 5K@9:15 am. Route on mowed grass trails in scenic wooded hills & along lakeshore. cadizsprings.com

AUG 24

Wendinger Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

AUG 24

AUG 29-31

AUG 31

Lakefest & Sugar River Triathlon. Belleville. Family fun in the park - local foods and brews, activities for kids, entertainment, pontoon rides. Triathlonswim, bike, run. belleville-wi.com

SEPT 1-12

Summer Exhibition. Monroe Clinic Hospital. 608.325.5700. monroeartscenter.com

SEPT 6-7

Green County “Pickers” Flea & Antique Market. Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe. 8 am- 4 pm. greencountyfair.net

SEPT 7

Tom Brusky Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

SEPT 7

Grace Church Free Festival. New Glarus. 608.527.5664.

SEPT 12-13

Community Garage Sales. Monticello. monticello-wi.com

SEPT 14

Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

SEPT 16

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

SEPT 19-20

Minhas Oktoberfest. Minhas Craft Brewery, Monroe. Live bands and local brews, brewery and distillery tours. 608.325.3191. minhasoktoberfest.com

AUG 3

Monroe City Band Concert. Twining Park. 7:30 pm.

JULY 15

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JULY 25-26

Fore Fathers 8th Annual Celebration. Juda. Motorcycle poker ride, music, beer and food stands, chicken BBQ, raffles, bike games. judaforerathers.com

SEPT 20

Kilby Supper. Swiss Church, New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisschurch.org

SEPT 21

Greg Anderson Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 2-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

SEPT 26-28

Oktoberfest. New Glarus. Live music, tapping keg of Staghorn Oktoberfest, horse drawn wagon rides. Garden tractor pull Saturday. Big cheese fondue pot and antique tractor pull Sunday. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

SEPT 27

Fall National Tractor Pull. Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe. Tractor & truck pull with proceeds to local charitable causes, food stands, music in the evening. greencountyfallnationals.com

SEPT 27

AutumnFest. Brodhead. Entertainment, vendors, crafts, chili contest. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

SEPT 27-28

Green County Model Railroad Show. Stateline Ice Arena, Monroe. 10 am-4pm. Operating layouts, displays, vendors, prizes. gcmrrinc.org

SEPT 28

Richie Yurkovich Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

OCT 4

Chili Cook-Off. Downtown Monroe. Chili contest & tasting, live music, fun for kids. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

OCT 4

Tour de Cheese. Monroe. Bike ride benefitting Big Brothers-Big Sisters. bbbsgreencounty.org

OCT 4

Fall Festival. Downtown Albany (at school in case of rain). Food booths, games, vendors. albanychamber.org

OCT 4-5

OCT 10-12

Rumors by Neil Simon. Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave. Fri/Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. A dinner party gone awry – with the evening spinning off into classic farcical hilarity. 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com

AUG 3

Volksfest. Shooting Park, New Glarus. Swiss folk music & traditional entertainment. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com Twilight in the Park Concert. Veteran’s Park, Brodhead. Sunday evening series, last concert Aug. 10. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

SEPT 19-21

Green County Cheese Days. Monroe. Entertainment stages, cheese tent, dairy farm and barn quilt tours, Swiss heritage displays, old time cheesemaking, kids’ activities, Cow Milking Contest, antique tractors, and Wisconsin’s only parade led by a herd of Brown Swiss Cows on Sunday. 800.307.7208. cheesedays.com

Carol & the Keynotes/Brewhaus Polka Kings & Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen/Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-6 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

AUG 3

AUG 3

For the most up-to-date information, visit our website • www.greencounty.org

Green County Fair

Fire Fest

AUG 9-10 AUG 10

Harvest Fest. Swiss Historical Village, New Glarus. Old time artisan demos – cheesemaking, sausage, blacksmithing, quilting, bratzeli cookies. 608.527.2317. swisshistoricalvillage.org

OCT 12

Covered Bridge Days

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

OCT 25

UFO Day. Belleville. Parade, family fun, costumes, craft show. belleville-wi.com

OCT 26

Barry Boyce Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

OCT 26

Artifact Show. Monticello Schools. Native American Indian & Pre-Columbian Artifacts – dealers & displays. 608.214.0858. monticello-wi.com

OCT 31

Halloween Parade. Downtown Monroe. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

NOV 1

Fall Arts & Crafts Fair. Brodhead. Sponsored by Jaycees. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

NOV 2

Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 4:30 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

NOV 2

Swissfest. Turner Hall, Monroe. 2pm. Sponsored by Monroe Swiss Singers, Swiss music variety show, followed by a dance. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

NOV 8

Brooklyn Historical Society Open House. Community Building, Brooklyn. brooklynwisconsin.com

NOV 9

Buttons and Banjo. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

NOV 15

Indoor Market on the Square. Masonic Temple, 1613 1/2-10th St., Monroe. 9 am. 608.325.7648. monroechamber.org

NOV 29

Small Business Saturday. Downtown Monroe. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

NOV 30

Mike Schneider Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

DEC 5

Lighted Holiday Parade. Downtown Monroe. 608.328.4023. downtownmonroewisconsin.org

DEC 5

Candle Tree Lighting & Alpine Carol Sing. Turner Hall, Monroe. 7pm. More than 100 candles on a freshly cut evergreen tree, informal carol singalong. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

DEC 12-14

A Christmas Carol. Monroe Theatre Guild, 91016th Ave. Fri/Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. (See Dec. 5) 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com

DEC 13

Pre-Christmas Bake Sale. Zwingli Church, Monticello. 9 am-1 pm.

DEC 13

Brunch with Santa. St. Victor School, Monroe. 608.325.3395. stvictormonroe.org

DEC 13

Lunch with Santa. New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

DEC 13

DEC 5-6

Santa Day. Community Building, Brooklyn. 1-4 pm. Craft tables, re-gifting, Santa photos. brooklynwisconsin.com

DEC 5-14

Keith Gennerman Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

Fire & Ice Festival. Brodhead. Lighted parade, ice carvings, fire circles, carolers, entertainment, food booths. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org A Christmas Carol. Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave. Fri/Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. Back by popular demand, MTG’s very own version of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale featuring Ebenezer Scrooge. 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com

DEC 6

Enchanted Sugar River Christmas. Albany. Santa visits, lighting of holiday tree, carolers, refreshments. albany-chamber.org

DEC 6

Cookie & Candy Sale. St. John’s United Church, Monroe. Fill your own trays with holiday treats.

DEC 6

St. Nicholas Day. New Glarus. Santa visits. Cookie sale at Swiss Church. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

DEC 7

Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

DEC 7

Deutscher Weihnachtsgottesdienst (German Christmas communion service). St. John’s United Church, Monroe. 2 pm. Monroe Swiss Singers with carols & scripture, conducted in German with translation provided.

DEC 7

Monroe City Band Christmas Concert. United Methodist Church, Monroe. 3:15 pm.

DEC 14 DEC 16

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

DEC 20

Indoor Market on the Square. Masonic Temple, 1613 1/2-10th St., Monroe. 9 am. 608.325.7648. monroechamber.org

DEC 21

Richie Yurkovich Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

DEC 31

Old Year’s Night Celebration in Grand Hall: Keith Zweifel Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org 

ONGOING LIVE MUSIC - Turner Hall of Monroe, most Sunday afternoons (turnerhallofmonroe.org/608.325.3461) LIVE MUSIC - New Glarus Hotel, many Friday & Saturday evenings, plus during festivals (newglarushotel.com/608.527.5244) LIVE MUSIC – Tofflers Pub & Grill, many Thursday nights; various times on weekends (tofflers. com/608.527.2490) SQUEEZEBOX NIGHT – accordion jam at Turner Hall of Monroe, 3rd Tuesday evening, monthly. (turnerhallofmonroe.org/608.325.3461)

NOV 16

Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

NOV 18

Squeezbox Night. Turner Hall, Monroe. 6 pm. Accordion jam. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

NOV 23

OCT 11-12

OCT 12

Monticello Homecoming

OCT 21

Community Christmas Tree Lighting. New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

Keith Gennerman Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

Buttons and Banjo. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

Tom Brusky Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

OCT 11

Stamp, Coin & Postcard Show. Monroe Moose Lodge. 9 am-2:30 pm. Covers, dealers, exhibits.

AUG 9-10

Community Garage Sales. Monroe. 608.325.7648.  monroechamber.org

OCT 19

Don Peachey Band. Turner Hall. Monroe. 1-5 pm. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

Gathering of Rogues & Ruffians. Wilhelm Tell Grounds, W5199 Hwy. W., New Glarus. Renaissance Faire with singers, jugglers, crafters, merchants & re-enactors. agatheringofroguesandruffians.com

Covered Bridge Days & Wildflower Festival. Brodhead. Old time thresheree, live music, tractor show, horse show, tractor & garden tractor pulls, art show, food. 608.897.8411. brodheadchamber.org

OCT 17-19

Rumors by Neil Simon. Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave. Fri/Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. (See Oct. 10) 608.325.1111. monroetheatre.com

NOV 28

Swiss Fest

Green County Cheese Days

Native American Artifact Show

Oktoberfest

NOV 28-29

Christkindlmarkt. Turner Hall, Monroe. 9 am-4 pm. Old World Holiday Market; vendors with crafts & baked goods for sale, artisan demos. 608.325.3461. turnerhallofmonroe.org

NOV 29

Tipsy Turkey Pub Crawl. New Glarus. 608.527.2095. swisstown.com

NOV 29

Small Business Saturday. Monticello. Special sales, chili contest, door prizes. monticello-wi.com

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INDEX BY TOPIC AGRICULTURE Brodhead - Sugar Maple Emu Farm 52 Monroe - Schultz’s Inter-state Ag 16

ANTIQUES

2 12 13 12 15 16

ART 14

ASSISTED LIVING New Glarus - New Glarus Home 31

BAKERY Brodhead - Country Lane Bakery 54 Monroe - Colony Brands Outlet 2

BAR - PUB - TAVERN Attica - Franklin Grove, Etc. 44 Monroe - Baumgartner Cheese Store & Tavern 13 Monroe - Suisse Haus 13 Monroe - Turner Hall 15 New Glarus - Chalet Landhaus 28 New Glarus - Kristi’s Bistro 27 New Glarus - New Glarus Hotel 28 New Glarus - Puempel’s Olde Tavern 27 New Glarus - Tofflers Pub & Grill 29

BED & BREAKFAST Albany - Albany House Brodhead - Sutherland House Brodhead – Go-Inn Home B&B Monroe - Ludlow Mansion Monroe - Victorian Garden New Glarus - Hoch Haus

46 47 46 46 47 47

BOWLING Monroe - Turner Hall

15

BREWERIES Monroe - Minhas Craft Brewery 3 New Glarus – New Glarus Brewing 24

13

CHEESE FOR SALE Brodhead - Decatur Dairy 50, 69 Monroe - Cheese Mouse 14 Juda - Maple Leaf Cheese Outlet 14, 69 Monroe - Alp & Dell Cheese 10, 69 Monroe - Baumgartner Cheese Store & Tavern 13 Monroe - Brennan’s Market 15 Monroe - Colony Brands Outlets 2 Monticello - Edelweiss Creamery 62, 69 Monticello - Silver-Lewis Cheese 62, 69 New Glarus - Maple Leaf Cheese & Chocolate Haus 25, 69

CHILDREN’S SPECIALTY New Glarus - Kinderladen

26

DISTILLERY Monroe - Minhas Micro Distillery 3

ENTERTAINMENT Monroe - Dad’s Farm Corn Maze 16 Monroe - Den Roller Skating Rink 18

68

FABRIC Albany - Kuntry Krafts Belleville - Patches & Petals Monticello - Quilter’s Compass

54 57 60

New Glarus - Brenda’s Blumenladen 25

FURNITURE Albany - Detweiler Kauffman Albany - Kuntry Krafts Attica - Franklin Grove, Etc. Monroe - Colony Brands Outlet Monroe - Sequel’s Consignments

54 54 44 2 12

GIFTS - SOUVENIRS COLLECTIBLES Albany - Kuntry Krafts 54 Attica - Franklin Grove, Etc. 44 Belleville - Patches & Petals Quilter’s General Store 57 Brodhead - Pinnow Pharmacy 52 Monroe - Alp and Dell Cheese 10 Monroe - Cheese Days 70 Monroe - Colony Brands Outlets 2 Monroe - das Baumhaus 12 Monroe - Heartland Graphics 13 Monroe - Kutter Harley-Davidson 15 Monroe – Minhas Craft Brewery & Distillery Gift Shops 3 Monroe - St. Vincent de Paul 16 New Glarus - Brenda’s Blumenladen 25 New Glarus Brewing Co. Gift Shop 20 New Glarus - Glarnerladen Antiques & Collectibles 26 New Glarus - Kinderladen 26 New Glarus Primrose Winery 24

GREEN HOUSE New Glarus - Brenda’s Blumenladen 25 Albany - Detweiler’s Bulk Foods 54 Brodhead - Piggly Wiggly 52 Monroe - Brennan’s Market 15

MOTEL - HOTEL Monroe - AmericInn Monroe - Gasthaus Monroe - Super 8 New Glarus - Chalet Landhaus New Glarus - Swiss Aire Motel

16 19 19 28 29

MOTORCYCLE SALES Monroe - Kutter Harley-Davidson 15

MUSEUM Albany - Historical Museum 63 Argyle - Toy Train Barn 63 Brodhead - Depot Museum 63 Browntown Community Museum 63 Monroe - Green County Historical 63 Monroe - Imobersteg Farmstead Cheese Factory 11, 63 Monroe – National Historic Cheesemaking Center 11, 63 Monticello - Monticello Historical 63 New Glarus - Chalet Golden Fleece 63 New Glarus - Swiss Historical Village 24, 63

NURSING HOME

Brodhead - Brodhead Harnesses 54

LODGING 46 46 47 16 19 46 19 47 28 47 29 34 34 43 54 49 59 9

Monroe - Emmi Roth USA (Alp and Dell Cheese Store) 10, 69 Monroe - Green County Historical Society Museum 63 Monroe - Imobersteg Farmstead Cheese Factory 11, 63 Monroe – National Historic Cheesemaking Center 11, 63 Monroe – Minhas Craft Brewery 3 Monroe - Minhas Micro Distillery 3 New Glarus Brewing Company 24 New Glarus - Chalet Golden Fleece 63 New Glarus - Swiss Historical Village 24, 63

Heartland Graphics Hoch Haus Hoesly’s Meats

TOYS New Glarus - Kinderladen

26

TRAILS Badger State Trail 41 Tri County Trails (Cheese Country Trail) 32 Snowmobile Trails 41 Sugar River State Trail 41

WINE Monroe - Brennan’s Market New Glarus - Primrose Winery

15 24

ORCHARD

A

Brodhead - Ten Eyck Orchard

52

PARKS - STATE Browntown Cadiz Springs New Glarus Woods

32 32

PHARMACY Brodhead - Pinnow Pharmacy

52

QUILTING Albany – Kuntry Krafts Belleville - Patches & Petals Monticello - Quilter’s Compass Big Radio

54 57 60 55, 71

Brodhead - 1st Center Realty 52 Monroe - Century 21 Zwygart 18 New Glarus - Century 21 Zwygart 31 Monroe - St. Vincent de Paul Attica - Franklin Grove, Etc. Belleville - Sugar River Pizza Monroe - Baumgartner Cheese Store & Tavern Monroe - Suisse Haus Monroe - Turner Hall Monticello - The Dining Room Monticello - M & M Cafe New Glarus - Chalet Landhaus New Glarus - Kristi’s Bistro New Glarus - New Glarus Hotel New Glarus - Sugar River Pizza New Glarus - Tofflers Pub & Grill

16 44 26 13 13 15 60 60 28 27 28 26 29

SAUSAGE MAKER New Glarus - Hoesly’s Meats

B Badger-trail.com 41 Barn Quilts 33, 56 Baumgartner Cheese Store Tavern 13 BIG RADIO 55, 71 Brenda’s Blumenladen 25 Brennan’s Market 15 Brodhead Chamber of Commerce 48 Brodhead Harnesses 54

C Century 21 Zwygart Real Estate 18, 31 Chalet Landhaus Inn 28 Chalet Landhaus Restaurant 28 Cheese Days Festival 70 Cheesemouse.com 14 Colony Brands 2 Country Lane Bakery 54

D Dad’s Farm Corn Maze 16 das Baumhaus 12 Decatur Dairy 50, 69 Den Roller Skating Rink 18 Detweiler’s Bulk Foods 54 Detweiler Kauffman Furniture 54 Dining Room at 209 Main 60

E Edelweiss Creamery

62, 69

First Center Realty Franklin Grove, Etc.

13

G

14

TOURS Barn Quilts 33, 56 Argyle - Toy Train Barn 63 Brodhead - Sugar Maple Emu Farm 52

Cheese Factories & Direct Retail Outlets 13 47 25

Alp and Dell Cheese (Emmi-Roth USA)

I Imobersteg Farmstead Cheese Factory

Chalet Cheese Cooperative

11, 63

N4858 Cty. N, Monroe 608.325.4343 • M – F 7 am – 3 pm, Sat 8 am – 10 am Limburger, Brick, Baby Swiss, Colby

J JoAnne’s Dress Shop

12

K Kinderladen Kristi’s Bistro Bar Restaurant Kuntry Krafts Kutter Harley-Davidson

Cheesemouse.com • 608.938.8000

26 27 54 15

Mail order - offering locally made cheese delivered to your door.

☛ pg. 50

Decatur Dairy

W1668 Cty. F, Brodhead 608.897.8661 • M – Sat 9 am – 5 pm Brick, Farmers, Havarti, Colby, Muenster, Stettler Swiss. Fresh Curds

L Ludlow Mansion Luecke’s Diamond Center

46 12

Edelweiss Creamery

M & M Cafe 60 Main Street Monroe 12 Maple Leaf Cheese & Chocolate 25, 69 Maple Leaf Cheese Store 14, 69 Mapping Specialists 69 Milk Marketing Board 38-39 Minhas Craft Brewery 3 Minhas Micro Distillery 3 Monroe Arts Center 14 Monroe, City of 6 Monroe Outlet Center 2 Monticello Chamber 58

Hefti Creek Specialties • 608.237.1992 Mail order - offering locally made cheese delivered to your door. Maple Leaf Cheese Sales Outlet

Maple Leaf Cheese & Chocolate Haus ☛ pg. 25 554 – 1st St., New Glarus 608.527.2000

National Historic Cheesemaking Center 11, 63 New Glarus Brewing Company 24 New Glarus Chamber 20 New Glarus Home 31 New Glarus Hotel Restaurant 28 New Glarus Primrose Winery 24

Silver-Lewis Cheese Co-op

Genealogy Research Albany Historic Society Musuem

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Albany area obituaries on file.

Green County Genealogical Research Center 922 - 16th Ave. (in Monroe Public Library) 608.363.0554 or 608.325.2326 County history, cemetery records, obituaries, military records. www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/wigreen

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Green County Historical Museum

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S Schultz’s Inter-State Ag 16 Sequel’s Fine Interior Consignments 12 Silver-Lewis Cheese 62, 69 St. Vincent de Paul 16 Sugar Maple Emu Farm 52 Sugar River Pizza 26 Suisse Haus 13 Super 8 19 Sutherland House 47 Swiss Aire Motel 29 The Swiss Colony - Monroe Outlet 2 Swiss Historical Village 24, 63

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Gasthaus Motel 19 Geocaching 32 Glarnerladen Antiques & Collectibles 26 Go-Inn Home B&B 46 Green County Barn Quilts 33, 56 Green County Cheese Days 70

Ten Eyck Orchard Tofflers Pub & Grill Turner Hall of Monroe

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V Victorian Garden B & B

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W Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board 38 - 39

Z Zwygart Century 21 Real Estate 18, 31

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W3075 Cty. EE, Monticello 608.938.4813 • M – F 7 am – 3 pm, Sat 7 am – 1 pm Brick, Muenster, Farmers

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Rainbow Confections

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W2616 Hwy. 11/81, Juda 608.934.1237 • M – F 8 am – 6 pm, Sat 8 am – 5 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm. Cheddar, Muenster, Jack ‘n Jill, Gouda

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Quilter’s Compass

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Edelweiss Cheese Authentic Wisconsin (outlet) 202 W. Verona Ave., Verona 608.848.9005 • Daily 9 am - 6 pm Emmentaler (Wheel Swiss), Lacey Swiss, Butterkase

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Patches and Petals Quilter’s Store Piggly Wiggly Pinnow Pharmacy Puempel’s Olde Tavern

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657 2nd St., Monroe 608.328.3355 • Weekdays 9 am – 6 pm, Sat 9 am – 5 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm Gruyere, Fontina, Havarti, Edam, Gouda, Rofumo, Butter Kase, Fontiago

Obituaries dating from early 1900's.

2013 Edition

Green County Register of Deeds Courthouse - 1016 - 16th Ave., Monroe 608.328.9439 Birth, death, marriage, and land records.

Monroe Public Library 925 16th Ave., Monroe 608.328.7010 Family Search microfilm service - census, birth, death, marriage, church, and immigration records.

Swiss Historic Village (pg. 24) Specializing in Swiss ancestry. www.swisshistoricalvillage.org/contact.htm

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THEATRE Monroe Arts Center

Albany Chamber of Commerce 42 Albany, Village of 42 Albany House 46 Alp & Dell Cheese Store 10, 69 AmericInn 16 Amish Community Businesses 54

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SCREEN PRINTER Monroe - Heartland Graphics

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ADVERTISER’S INDEX

RESTAURANT

Monroe - Colony Brands Outlets 2 Monroe - das Baumhaus 12 Monroe - JoAnne’s Dress Shop 12 Monroe - Luecke’s Diamond Center 12

TOURS (continued)

New Glarus - New Glarus Home 31

RESALE

HORSE HARNESSES

Barn Quilts County Road Map Albany Map Amish Community Businesses Brodhead Map Monticello Map Monroe Map

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REAL ESTATE OFFICE

GROCERY

Albany - Albany House Brodhead – Go-Inn Home B&B Brodhead - Sutherland House Monroe - AmericInn Monroe - Gasthaus Monroe - Ludlow Mansion Monroe - Super 8 Monroe - Victorian Garden B&B New Glarus - Chalet Landhaus New Glarus – Hoch Haus New Glarus - Swiss Aire Motel

New Glarus Map

RADIO

JEWELRY

CANDY & CONFECTIONS Monroe - Rainbow Confections

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FLORIST

APPAREL

Monroe Arts Center

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FESTIVAL Monroe - Cheese Days

Attica - Franklin Grove, Etc. 44 Monroe - Luecke’s Diamond Center 12 Monroe - Sequel’s Consignments 12 New Glarus - Glarnerladen Antiques & Collectibles 26 Monroe - Colony Brands Outlets Monroe - das Baumhaus Monroe - Heartland Graphics Monroe - JoAnnes’s Dress Shop Monroe - Kutter Harley-Davidson Monroe - St. Vincent de Paul

Monroe - Monroe Arts Center Monroe - Turner Hall New Glarus - New Glarus Hotel New Glarus - Tofflers Pub & Grill

2013

Public Pools

Brodhead

Monticello

Putnam Park - 1106 4th St. W. 608.897.8091

Monroe

Village Pool - N. Monroe St. & North Ave. 608.938.4383

Recreation Park 16th St.. & 22nd Ave. 608.329.2475 or 608.329.2460

2nd St.. & 4th Ave. 608.527.2510

New Glarus

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