FALL & WINTER
• Site of Marian Apparitions for 34 years • A quiet, peaceful place of prayer and meditation • 14 beautiful grottos in park setting • A large HOUSE of PRAYER
GROUNDS ARE OPEN 24/7 The Information Center is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. and Wednesday and Friday 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Saturday from 10:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M. and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORIGINAL 1950 APPARITIONS May 28, 29, 30; June 4, 16; August 15; October 7 Procession - 12:00 noon; Prayer Vigil - 1:00 p.m. April 7 and November 12 Prayer Vigil - 8:00 p.m.
Queen of the Holy Rosary Mediatrix of Peace Shrine.
W5703 Shrine Road, Necedah, WI 54646 1/2 mile east of Hwy. 80 on Hwy. 21 For information (608) 565-2617 Website: www.queenoftheholyrosaryshrine.org firstname.lastname@example.org adno=281980
Take A Look
Rustic Roads: Page 4 Calendar of Events: Pages 6-18
NOTE: Please check websites for updated information before heading out.
Map: Pages 12 & 13 Farmers’ Markets: Page 20 Dining Top Picks: Page 22 FALL & WINTER
Black Earth ............................ 16 Bloomington .......................... 10 Boscobel........................ 7, 9, 10 Dodgeville........................ 17, 19 Fennimore ............................. 10 Gays Mills .............................. 21 Highland ............................. 5, 9, Hillsboro ........................ 6, 9, 14 Kieler ..................................... 10 Lancaster .............................. 23 Mineral Point ......................... 10 Montfort........................... 10, 21 Necedah .................................. 2 Platteville ... 7, 10, 11, 15, 16, 24 Prairie du Chien ....................... 9 Readstown............................. 17 Reedsburg ............................... 8 Richland Center ... 5, 8, 9, 15, 21 Shullsburg ......................... 5, 10 Spring Green ........... 6, 9, 14, 17 Muscoda...................... 7, 10, 15
Iowa Dubuque ............................19
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Travel by Jeep, bike, vehicle, UTV or motorcycle! Rustic Road 66
Rustic Road 75
Just off County Trunk W in the Town of Benton, follow portions of Buncombe, Kennedy, Beebe, and Ensch Roads. Length: 7.5 miles. Surface: Paved. Beautiful scenery and history distinguish this rustic road. R66 runs through the unglaciated, driftless area of Southwestern Wisconsin. Tree-lined roads wind through the hilly fields and farm lands. In autumn, R66 provides spectacular sights of the fall harvest and colors. An abandoned lead mine complete with tin shacks, rusted ore buckets and piles of tailings are visible from Kennedy Road. This serves as a legacy to the mining industry in Wisconsin that once produced 85% of the nations lead.
Portions of Ogden Road, Bromley Road, and Turnbull Road between County Trunk A and County Trunk G in the Town of Mifflin. Length: 3.7 miles. Surface: Paved. R75 resides in the Welsh Settlement area - so named because immigrants from Wales settled in Iowa County during the mid 1800s. The countryside is beautiful during all seasons. Wildflowers and wildlife abound.
Rustic Road 70 Grant County
Leave the U.S. Hwy. 61 at Liberty Ridge Road; portions of Hill Road, Ridge Road, Sleepy Hollow Road, Scenic Road to County Trunk E. Length: 10.1 miles. Surface: Gravel. This rustic road meanders through the contour-stripped farms and the tree-covered hills of the Platte River Valley. Liberty Ridge Road passes by a church built in 1861 by German settlers and into the quaint community of Stitzer while the other roads pass through the rambling countryside. One of the few remaining one-room school houses in the area is located on Scenic Road. 4 🚘 Fall/Winter Daytripper 2022/2023
Rustic Road 99
Grant County Segments of River Lane Road, Slazing Road and Brewery Hollow Road forming a loop off Hwy. 133. Length: 3.4 miles. Surface: Paved. The route reflects the regions beer brewing history and features hills, bluffs and rolling farmlands along with various types of wildlife. The River Lane Road segment represents the only Rustic Road section that follows the Mississippi River.
Free Wine Tasting Every Day Twenty Wines Available for Sampling
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SIMPSON’S TRACTOR INC Pine River Leasing Sales, Service & Rental 1710 US Hwy 14E
Open Daily 10-5 Except Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day
(608) 647-6343 Fax (608) 647-3813 www.simpsonstractor.com adno=285038
16008 Pine Tree Rd. | Highland, WI 608-929-7692 www.SpurgeonVineyards.com
Richland Center WI 53581
TASTE THE DIFFERENCE 2022 World Champion Cheese Contest TOP 20!
of award winning, hand crafted Wisconsin Cheese! Including Dunbarton Blue, Red Rock, Little Mountain, Gravity Hill, Roelli Haus Select and Lowlander Goudse Kaas
Visit our retail store 15982 Hwy. 11, Shullsburg, WI 53586 608.965.3779 - roellicheese.com
Original recipes from Fourth Generation Master Cheesemaker Chris Roelli
■ Fresh cheese curds weekly ■ Made to order cheese trays ■ Gift boxes designed for any budget
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ONGOING PINE RIVER TRAIL invites hikers & cyclers in spring, summer & fall & snowmobilers in the winter, variety of areas throughout Richland County, WI. www.richlandcountytourism.com. NOW-OCTOBER 2 Mid Continent Railway Museum COACH TRAIN TOURS, North Freedom, WI. www.midcontinent.org. NOW-OCTOBER 9 A.D. GERMAN WAREHOUSE TOURS every Sunday, 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm & 2:15pm, $20 per person. www.adgermanwarehouse.org. SEPTEMBER 14 FALL IN LOVE WITH DARLINGTON, food, vendors, entertainment & more from 4:30-8:30, W. Ann St., Darlington, WI. SEPTEMBER 15-18 PRAIRIE DU CHIEN CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALES Maps available two days prior at the WisconsinIowa Shopping News. 405 N. Marquette Rd., Prairie du Chien, WI, 608-326-2457. SEPTEMBER 17 FALL FEST MEGA MARKET 9am-3pm, music & food at Ferryville Sugar Creek Park, Hwy 35, 608-734-9077, VisitFerryville.com. SEPTEMBER 20-OCTOBER 2 DRIFTLESS RENDEVOUS, Boscobel, WI.
Over 130 Varieties of Cheese!
Gallery Art on 23 Remains To Be Seen Memorial Paper Weights Gallery/Art Bed & Beyond
Cheese Trays-Gift Boxes-Grilling Packs Wine-Honey-Maple Syrup Carry-Out Daily Lunch Specials
185 Madison St. Hillsboro, WI 54634
Owners Rick & Amy Sebranek
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We’re Open Mon - Fri 9 to 6, Sat & Sun 9 to 2
SEPTEMBER 23-25 CORNISH FESTIVAL & CELTIC CELEBRATION Mineral Point has been called the most Cornish Town in America, giving us plenty of reasons to celebrate our connections to Cornwall, England. Immigrants from Cornwall played an important role in our history: This annual event celebrates that heritage with tours, workshops, music, food & more. SEPTEMBER 24 SIP’N SHOP, 2-5pm,Lancaster, WI. SEPTEMBER 24 HOLE IN THE SOCK GANG 1880S STREET THEATRE 1-2:30pm, the Old West comes alive in downtown McGregor, IA, with a reenactment of action-packed bank robberies, cowboy shootouts, saloon girls & more. Free show. 563-873-2387.
Colleen Ott Galleryarton23@gmail.com 608.588.7718 Galleryarton23.com 355 S Winsted St Spring Green, WI adno=303609
CAMPING ALONG THE WISCONSIN RIVER!
Reservations: 608-739-2924 www.muscoda.com
Located on the Scenic Lower Wisconsin River Muscoda, WI Just south of the intersection of State Highways 60 & 80 along Highway 60 Scenic Byway
• Fishing • Disposal Station • Public Boat Landings • Canoeing • Hovercrafts • Snowmobiling • Picnic Grounds with Shelters • Public Swimming Pool • Tennis Courts • Ball Diamonds • ATV/UTV Accessible • 45 Electric Campsites • Tent Camping Area • Bath House with Pay Showers • Scenic Walkway • Prairie Grasses
General Info: 608-739-3182 email@example.com
• Free Coffee, Candy and Cookies Available in the Lobby 24 Hours a Day • Deluxe Continental Breakfast • DIRECTV • High-Speed, Wireless Internet Access • Handicap-Accessible Rooms • Indoor Pool and Whirlpool • Off-Street Outdoor Parking
630 S. Water Street, Platteville, WI (608) 348-7373 or 1-800-596-2375
16 SEASONAL SITES AVAILABLE! Morel Mushroom Festival held annually the weekend after Mother’s Day! • Camping
ATV/UTV trails • ATV/UTV Trails • Farmers Market • Disc Golf • Food • Swimming • Depot Museum • Movie Theatre • Bowling • Lodging • Shopping 1006 Wisconsin Avenue 608-375-2672 | firstname.lastname@example.org www.boscobelwisconsin.com
Shop LOCAL - Dine LOCAL - Sip Local - Spend Local
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We offer a large selection of used books for kids through adults for sale at 1/2 price. Call and learn how you can earn store credit for books you are done reading. Stop in for your Indie Bookstore Roadmap! Main Street Books
Fall/Winter Hours Mon - Fri 12 - 5 pm Saturday 9 am - 4 pm mymainstreetbooks.com
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190 E. Main St, Reedsburg, WI 53959 608-415-READ
SEPTEMBER 30 Platteville Regional Chamber FALL HARVEST DINNER, Broske Center, 5pm, advance tickets required. SEPTEMBER 30-OCTOBER 2 HILL COUNTRY WHEELS OF TIME POWER SHOW at the Richland County Fair Grounds, Richland Center, WI, 1pm, www.fair.co.richland.wi.us/ wheels-of-time. OCTOBER 1 POPTOBERFEST + MAKER MARKET, 101 US-18, Montfort, WI, 20+ vendors, live music, & in-store specials. OCTOBER 1 CHEESEFEST, celebrating cheese for all ages, downtown Shullsburg, WI. OCTOBER 1 Richland Center COLOR FEST CANYON OF LIGHTS PARADE, 7pm, downtown Richland Center, WI. www.richlandcountytourism.com.
Fresh Flowers For All Occasions • Black Crow & Swan Creek Candles • Seasonal Decor • Timer Candles • Silk Flowers • Gift Certificates! Robins Nest Country Gifts & Flowers, LLC Julie Huth, Owner
383 W. Third Street, Richland Center, WI 53581 (608) 383-1616 email@example.com
SEPTEMBER 24 ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL Pumpkin carving begins at 3pm, walk will begin at Person Shelter, 6pm, 608-9962261. Wyalusing State Park, 13081 State Park Lane, Bagley, WI. SEPTEMBER 24 & 25 HARVEST FESTIVAL - Spurgeon Vineyards & Winery with live music, food available & wine tasting from 10am-5pm, 16008 Pine Tree Rd., Highland WI, 608-929-7692. SEPTEMBER 24 & 25 Richland Center, WI Annual HILL & VALLEY EXPLORATION TOURS, Saturday,10am & Sunday, 4pm. www.richlandcountytourism.com. SEPTEMBER 24 & 25 FROELICH MUSEUM FALL-DER-ALL CELEBRATION This is a family fun weekend sharing old-time demonstrations, the tractor ride, old tractors & engines, threshing, many vendors, kid’s pedal pull, kids fun activities, museum tours, & great food both days including the pancake breakfast in the barn Sunday & the big raffle drawing. 563-536-2841, 24397 Froelich Rd., Froelich, IA. SEPTEMBER 25 Ss Anthony & Philip Church OKTOBERFEST, 726 Main St., Highland, WI. BBQ Pork, German potato salad, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes & gravy, carrots, roll & dessert. 608-929-7490.
Hometown Hotel Hospitality BEEZERS BAR AND GRILL
Under New Ownership Same Great Staff
Catch All Your WI Sports Action On 9 TVs! Fri. ~ Fish Fry • Sat. ~ Prime Rib Sun. ~ Build Your Own Bloody Marys!
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 262.812.4076
(608) 489-3000 Fax: (608) 489-3001 firstname.lastname@example.org www.hotelhillsboro.com
www.TheOpalman.com Call for Hours Open
Enjoy Outdoor Seating
Spring Green, WI 53588 608.588.9317
1235 Water Ave., Hillsboro, WI
Main Street Hobby & Bikes New Bike Sales & Full Service Shop
Rad Power Bike Rentals
RC Trucks & Parts
Bike trail nearby :)
ls We are your F UN store! 165 N Main St Richland Center, WI Open: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm & Sat-10am-3pm
Family Of Dealerships 401 South Main St., Highland, WI 2410 Hwy. 14 East, Richland Center, WI
Bike trail nearby :)
Home of the Lifetime Powertrain Warranty 1702 Elm St., Boscobel, WI 1621 S Marquette Road Prairie Du Chien WI
WWW.FILLBACK.COM • (844) 813-4152
Outdoor track too!
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OCTOBER 1 SPIRITS OF PRAIRIE DU CHIEN Visit historic cemeteries in Prairie du Chien & meet residents who were part of the rich heritage of this community. Guided tours at 10am, Noon & 2pm. Admission charge. Reservations required. Limited attendance. Prairie du Chien Historical Society, Villa Louis Historic Site & Prairie du Chien Downtown. 608-326-6960. OCTOBER 1 & 2 Oakwood Fruit Farm CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEKEND, 31128 Apple Ridge Rd., Richland Center, WI. Open 9am to 5pm, seven days a week. www.oakwoodfruitfarm.com. OCTOBER 1-3 FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Saturday 9am-6pm & Sunday 9am-4pm. Fine handcrafted art and crafts wine, beer, live music activities at Turner Park, 1390 W. Main St., McGregor, IA, email@example.com. OCTOBER 8 BREAKFAST IN A VICTORIAN KITCHEN 8:30am-1pm. Hands-on cooking workshop for adults. Participants take a culinary tour of the late 19th century though a Victorian breakfast using the foods, utensils & technology of the time. Family style breakfast served followed by tour of the estate, 521 N. Villa Louis Rd., Prairie du Chien, WI, 608.326.2721, villalouis.org.
OCTOBER 8 & 9 FLEA MARKET UNDER THE BRIDGE Flea market with food stand in Marquette, IA. 563-873-3736. OCTOBER 8 & 9 Mid Continent Railway Museum AUTUMN COLOR WEEKEND, North Freedom, WI. www.midcontinent.org. OCTOBER 8-10 FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Sat., 9am-6pm & Sun., 9am-4pm, beverages & music, Turner Park, 1390 W. Main St., McGregor, IA, firstname.lastname@example.org. OCTOBER 12-15 OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION to show the German Heritage of the area, 11am-5:30pm, food, drink, games & music. Parade at 10am, downtown Prairie du Chien. Celebration held at St. Feriole Island Memorial Gardens, Prairie du Chien, 608-326-7207.
• Locally sourced & hand pattied beef • Fun variety of brews on tap • Voted best pizza in Iowa county BAR & GRILL (608) 987-4309 • Follow us on Facebook 140 HIGH ST, for daily specials! MINERAL POINT adno=281668 10 🚘 Fall/Winter Daytripper 2022/2023
“We Can Do That!’’
www.clarebank.com Bloomington (608) 994-2741
Kieler (608) 568-3106
Muscoda (608) 739-3148
Boscobel (608) 375-4182
Montfort (608) 943-6304
Platteville (608) 348-2727
Fennimore (608) 822-3521
Shullsburg (608) 965-4401 adno=278446
Auto, Truck, Tractor, Skid Steer, Trailer, 4-Wheeler, Rims
Anything At All, Just Give Us A Call! CE A L P T S E B THE EAK! L A E K A T TO Tire Sales & Service
Dewey’s Tire Repair 6934 Hwy. 81 W. Platteville, WI Shop: (608) 348-5456 Cell: (608) 778-0625 www.deweystirerepair.net Duane Schuler, Owner adno=278444
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OCTOBER 22 A GHOSTLY GATHERING AT SHAKE RAG ALLEYM, 5:30-11:00pm, Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts, 18 Shake Rag St. Mineral Point. A freakishly fun fundraiser featuring live music & storytelling, a Night Market of unique makers & artisans, an eclectic variety of food & beverages & more! OCTOBER 22 WITCHES, WARLOCKS & WINE. Join Darlington, WI businesses, bars & restaurants for a spooky good time with wine, food, treats & fun! OCTOBER 22 & 23 HALLOWEEN PARTY - Spurgeon Vineyards & Winery, 16008 Pine Tree Rd., Highland, WI, 608-929-7692. Pairing Halloween candy with our fine wines, ghoulish recipes & more, 10am-5pm.
Stop By For All Your Farm, Home & Construction Tools & Supplies
E 17337 Kouba Valley Rd • Hillsboro, WI 54634 adno=303608
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Open Mon.-Fri. 7-5:30 & Sat. 8-12
OCTOBER 14-16 FALL ART TOUR including Mineral Point, Spring Green, Dodgeville & Baraboo from 10am-6pm. OCTOBER 14-30 Friday, Saturday & Sundays THE HAUNTED HALLS OF TERROR 7-10:30pm each night, St. Feriole Island, Prairie du Chien, WI, www.HallsofTerrorpdc.com. OCTOBER 15 UW-PLATTEVILLE HOMECOMING, parade at 10am on Main St.; Pioneer football game at 2pm; lighting of the “M” at 9pm. OCTOBER 20 LADIES’ NIGHT OUT, 5-8:30pm, 108 E. Merrimac St., Dodgeville, WI, includes drinks, entertainment, food, prizes & shopping, 608-348-2374. OCTOBER 21 OFF THE VINE, 5:30-8:30pm, Downtown Dodgeville, WI. Experience some great wine, food, company & art from area artists. OCTOBER 21 & 22 Highland Community HAUNTED HAYRIDE, 5718 Hines Rd., Highland, WI, 608.929.7650 from dark to 10pm, $5.00/ person. Facebook: Highland Haunted Hayride: Haunting for a Cause. OCTOBER 22 SAFE AND SPOOKY HALLOWEEN, 3-7:30pm, Stonefield Historic Site and Wisconsin Historical Society,12195 Cty. Hwy. VV, Cassville, WI.
MEISTER CHEESE CO. GIFT BOXES, SPECIALTY FLAVORS, LOCAL FAVORITES AND MORE! 1160 INDUSTRIAL DR., MUSCODA, WI (608) 739-3134 www.meistercheese.com
• Complimentary Hot Breakfast • Within walking distance to restaurants, bars & shopping • Easy access to ATV/UTV Trails
55 S. Elm Street, Platteville, WI
• Underground Parking for your vehicle, motorcycle or even ATV/UTV!
Like Us On Facebook Holiday Inn Express & Suites Platteville
BOWLING & BANQUET CENTER
Original art, fine crafts, & unusual gifts
GREAT FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■
OPEN BOWLING 7 DAYS A WEEK LEGENDARY PIZZA & VIDEO GAMES BAR & GRILL LUNCH SPECIALS MONDAY - FRIDAY FRIDAY FISH FRY BANQUET HALL AVAILABLE FOR WEDDINGS, PARTIES & MEETINGS
Featuring Local Artists Wood ~ Fiber ~ Metal Jewelry ~ Cards ~ Paintings
Reddoorgallery.org Wed - Sat 11 am - 3 pm
608-649-PINZ (7469) 100 S. ORANGE ST., RICHLAND CENTER
148 West Court St., Richland Center (608) 649-1700
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OCTOBER 28 & 29 Highland Community HAUNTED HAYRIDE, 5718 Hines Rd., dark to 10pm, $5.00/ea. Facebook : Highland Haunted Hayride: Haunting for a Cause, 608.929.7650. OCTOBER 28 & 29 KATIES GARDEN HALLOWEEN GARDEN, 5-7 p.m., lighted displays, Platteville, WI. OCTOBER 29 SWEET TREATS ON MAIN, Platteville, WI. NOVEMBER 4 ART AROUND THE WORLD A show of work inspired by this theme. The Left Bank Shop & Gallery, 158 Main St., McGregor, IA, 563-329-2010. NOVEMBER 5 HOLIDAY CRAFT SALE, Lancaster, WI. NOVEMBER 19 HOLIDAY CRAFT & GIFT FAIR, 9am-2pm, Largest craft fair in the tri-state area, over 50 vendors, music throughout the day. 608-326-8925. Hoffman Hall, 1600 S. Wacouta Ave., Prairie du Chien, WI. NOVEMBER 19 CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW, 9am-3pm, Platteville High School. NOVEMBER 19 & 20 CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, Spurgeon Vineyards & Winery, 16008 Pine Tree Rd., Highland, WI, 10am-5pm., 608-929-7692. Super sale on select wines, free wine tasting & free local product tasting.
NOVEMBER 23-DECEMBER 31 ROTARY LIGHTS IN THE PARK, Krouskop Park, 1050 N. Orange St., Richland Center, WI, 6-6:50pm walk through only & 7-9pm drive through only. www.richlandcountyrotaryclub. com/rotary-lights-in-the-park. NOVEMBER 24 THANKSGIVING DAY TURKEY TROT Three-mile run/walk. Hoffman Hall, 1600 S. Wacouta Ave., Prairie du Chien, WI, 608-326-7207. NOVEMBER 26 SMALLER BUSINESS SATURDAY in all area towns! NOVEMBER 26 BIT OF YESTERYEAR CHRISTMAS, 3pm, a festive old fashioned celebration, downtown Shullsburg, WI. NOVEMBER 26 & 27 Mid Continent Railway Museum SANTA EXPRESS RIDES, North Freedom, WI, www.midcontinent.org.
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1314 Canal St., Black Earth (608) 767-3447 or (608) 231-4445 OPEN: Mon-Fri, 9-7, Sat 9-5, Sun 10-5
Platteville Super 8 Hotel 100 Hwy. 80-81 South in Platteville (608) 348-8800 wyndhamhotels.com
Service, Selection, Size, Price & Fit
Best Selection In The Area For Beer, Wine, & Spirits! 24 Hour Gas
NO ONE Out-Pizza's The Hut
Homemade Pizzas & Deli
Dine-in, Carry Out or Delivery
719 Hwy 14 E, Richland Center, WI
Stop in for:
Hunting & Fishing Licenses Wisconsin Cheese Wisconsin Meats Laundromat
Convenience Items like Milk, Bread, Pop, & More..
Open 7 days a week M-Sat 5 AM - 10 PM, Sun 6 AM - 10 PM
bp Fuel, Diesel & E85
KICKAPOO KWKSTOP LIQUOR & LAUNDRY Hwy. 14 West, Readstown, WI
Open Monday Thru Saturday @ 10 am
Recognized as a Top 10 Quilt Shop in 2000
• Known for Great Online Shopping • Designer Workshops • Amazing Girl Clubs by our Favorite Designers & our 2nd Story Retreat Space
Your favorite local bakery since 1928!
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154 Iowa St., Dodgeville, WI (608) 935-3812
www.sgcountrysampler.com Be inspired by the destination Daycation experience of our Reproduction and Seasonal Fabric, Samplers and Unique Found and Modern Décor. 133 E Jefferson St – Spring Green, WI
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NOVEMBER 28 CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING 6-7pm, Santa, Christmas carols & treats in Ferryville, WI. 608-734-9018, VisitFerryville.com. DECEMBER 1-31 RIVERSIDE REFLECTIONS at Pecatonica River Trails Park, Darlington, WI. DECEMBER 2 HOLIDAY PARADE at 5:30pm, downtown Prairie du Chien along Blackhawk Ave., 608-326-8555. DECEMBER 2 HOMETOWN FRIDAY NIGHTS downtown Platteville from 4-8pm. DECEMBER 2 & 3 CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY WEEKEND Darlington, WI. DECEMBER 2 & 3 KATIE’S WINTER WONDERLAND at Katies Garden, Platteville, WI, 5-7pm. DECEMBER 2-5 LIGHT UP LANCASTER, WI. DECEMBER 3 CHRISTMAS IN BOSCOBEL, WI. DECEMBER 3 CANDELIGHT SHOPPING in Mineral Point, WI. Hundreds of luminary, chestnuts roasting over an open fire, carolers, lights & fresh evergreen garlands transform Mineral Point into a Norman Rockwell scene-a picture perfect evening to create magical holiday memories. DECEMBER 3 & 4 NUTCRACKER BALLET at the Platteville Municipal Auditorium, 75 N. Bonson St., Platteville, WI, 2:30pm, Theatre of Ballet Arts, Inc. DECEMBER 3 & 4 Mid Continent Railway Museum SANTA EXPRESS RIDES, North Freedom, WI. See schedules at www.midcontinent.org. DECEMBER 9 HOMETOWN FRIDAY NIGHTS downtown Platteville from 4-8pm. 18 🚘 Fall/Winter Daytripper 2022/2023
DECEMBER 10 CHRISTMAS AT THE FORT Annual sale of homemade cookies & candies. Fort Crawford Museum & store open for tours & holiday shopping, 717 S. Beaumont Rd., Prairie du Chien, 608-326-6960. DECEMBER 10 & 11 NUTCRACKER BALLET at the Platteville Municipal Auditorium, 75 N. Bonson St. December 10 at 2:30 & 7:30pm & December 11 at 2:30pm., Theatre of Ballet Arts, Inc. DECEMBER 14 LADIES NIGHT OUT, 5pm, food, drink & shopping specials with an appeal to girlfriends, downtown Shullsburg. DECEMBER 16 HOMETOWN FRIDAY NIGHTS downtown Platteville from 4-8pm. DECEMBER 27-31 CARP FEST Week-long family related activities including illuminated sledding hill, torchlight ski/hike, skating party, bowling, snow bowl football, ice fishing, Hoffman Hall Dollar Days, & more. For a list of activities contact the City Park & Rec., Prairie du Chien, 608-326-7207. JANUARY 28, 2023 Highland Lion’s Club FISHEREE Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area, 2025 County Rd. BH, 5am-7pm, free park admission, 608-553-1340.
Where Friendly People “Meat” Since 1939
Steaks • Brats • Hamburger Patties Weiners • Snack Sticks Homemade Summer Sausage Chicken Wings & More.
Richland Locker Co. Inc. 590 S. Main St., Richland Center
HOURS: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Saturday 8:00 AM - Noon • Closed Sunday
Bulk Foods Fun Treats Homemade Peanut Butter & Much More!
Large Assortment of Steaks, 13 Varieties of Brats, Natural Skin Wieners Great for the Campfire! Camping Bundles & Picnic Bundles!
Proud to be a part of the Dodgeville community for over 50 years.
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Something for Everyone!
Darlington Farmers Market
Richland Area Farmers’ Market Wednesdays, 1:30-5:30
Saturdays at Festival Grounds, 8 a.m.-Noon. Come see many local vendors. Call 608.776.3067.
Dodgeville Farmers’ Market Saturdays, 8 a.m.-Noon, Methodist Church parking lot at 327 N. Iowa Street. Parking off of Union and Chapel Streets, Dodgeville, WI.
Prairie du Chien Mainstreet Farmers’ Market Thursdays, Corner of Blackhawk and Beaumont Streets, Prairie du Chien, WI, 4-7 p.m.
Gays Mills Farmers’ Market Wednesdays, Lions Park, Gays Mills, WI, 1-5 p.m.
Ferryville Farmers’ Market Saturdays, Sugar Creek Park, Ferryville, WI, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Platteville Farmers’ Market Saturday, 8 a.m.Noon at Platteville City Park, 75 N. Bonson St., Platteville, WI. Visit plattevillefarmersmarketwi.com. 20 🚘 Fall/Winter Daytripper 2022/2023
p.m. at the corner of Court and Orange Streets, Richland Center, WI. NOVEMBER-APRIL
Platteville Indoor Winter Market First and third Saturday from 8 a.m.Noon at Rountree Gallery, 120 W. Main Street, Platteville, WI. Visit plattevillefarmersmarketwi.com.
The benefits of shopping farmers’ markets • Freshness: Many people visit farmers markets because the fruits and vegetables sold at such markets seem to taste more fresh than those sold at chain grocery stores. Such people are not mistaken, as the produce available at farmers markets often comes from local farms, meaning there’s no longdistance shipping necessary. Locally sourced foods need not be frozen en route to the market, meaning foods purchased there tend to taste especially fresh. • In-season foods: Some grocery stores may sell fruits and vegetables even when those foods are out of season. Farmers markets only sell in-season fruits and vegetables. To grow fruits and vegetables outof-season, farmers may need to rely on chemicals or other unnatural methods. No such means are necessary when farmers stick to growing foods inseason. Farmers markets are more accessible than ever, and the benefits to shopping such markets are endless.
Ways to Shop
Growing apples for over 108 years. 21 delicious apple varieties!
•In Person •Home Delivery •Apple Gift Boxes •NEW EverCrisp Apple Subscription
48340 State Hwy 171 • Gays Mills, WI 54631 (608) 735-4645 • www.SunriseApples.com
•Gift Certiﬁcates •Online Store: Open 24/7
Visit Sunrise Orchards
Something for Everyone!
Senior Shopping: 8-9 am Closed Thanksgiving Day
•Gift Shop•Dog Walk Park •Sunrise Family Park •Sunrise Express Model Train •Apple Packing TV
Aug 15-Oct 31: 9 am-5 pm Nov 1-Dec 22: 9 am-4 pm Dec 23: 9 am-Noon
4.7 Rating on Google Reviews!
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“The Place for Family Fun!”
Hwy 18 in Montfort, Wisconsin
Popcorn Store & Gift Shop
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Open through Thanksgiving
Over 20 varieties of apples Concord grapes ready early September Fresh homemade caramel apples Homemade Apple Cider Take and bake pies Apple cider donuts made daily Home Grown beef All fruits carefully Harvested by hand Pure Golden Honey Gift boxes available We ship UPS
Come Check us Out! 31128 Apple Ridge Rd., Richland Center, WI Open 9am to 5pm Seven Days A Week!
www.oakwoodfruitfarm.com Located 4 miles north of Sextonville Follow us on Facebook for orchard updates adno=281775
The retail sales area, located in the heart of the orchard, is the center of activity during harvest time.
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Top Picks Dodgeville Quality Bakery
54 Iowa St., Dodgeville, WI (608) 935-3812 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Your favorite local bakery since 1928!
Mineral Point Midway Bar & Grill
140 High St., Mineral Point, WI (608) 987-4309 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Locally sourced & hand pattied beef. Fun variety of brews on tap. Voted best pizza in Iowa County. Follow us on Facebook for daily specials!
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Richland Center Christys Sunny Side Bakery & Cafe
101 W Court St, Richland Center, WI (608)649-BAKE (2253) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Open Wed.-Fri., 8am-4pm & Sat.-Sun., 8am-2pm. From scratch bakery, deli sandwiches, soups & salads. Daily lunch specials. Deli cheese, meat, & salads available by the pound. Follow us on Facebook.
719 Hwy. 14 E., Richland Center, WI 608-647-3300 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ No one out-pizza’s The Hut! Dine-in, carry out or delivery.
The Phoenix Center Bar & Grill
100 S. Orange St., Richland Center, WI 608-649-PINZ (7469) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Lunch specials Mon.-Fri. Legendary pizza. Fri. fish fry.
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