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SummerJourneys

DAYTRIPPER 2019

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Southwest Wisconsin | Northwest Illinois | Northeast Iowa


• 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

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Open to the public daily Sun.-Sat. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 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, MEDIATRIX BETWEEN GOD AND MAN SHRINE W5703 Shrine Road, Necedah, WI 54646 1/2 mile east of Hwy. 80 on Hwy. 21 For information (608) 565-2617 shrineinfo@queenoftheholyrosaryshrine.com www.queenoftheholyrosaryshrine.org

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HOMETOWN BREWDOWN Hometown USA Festival Park Saturday, July 13, 2 pm - 6 pm

CONCERTS IN THE PARK Harriet Park Every Thursday in July, 6 pm - 8 pm

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Hometown Junction Park Every other Friday between June 14 and Aug 9, 5 pm - 8 pm

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YOUR LOCAL DAYCATION DESTINATIONS

CHECK OUT THESE 2 GETAWAYS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO ENJOY!

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is one of a kind resort with gorgeous river views. Located in Southwest Wisconsin, it overlooks Eagle Point Park & Lock & Dam #11 on the Mississippi.

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STOP IN FOR THE DAY • NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! Day Passes Riverfront Bar & Grill Multiple Bars Large Outdoor Dining 2 Pools 10 Acre Lake Large Sand Beach Multiple Playgrounds Inflatable Aqua Park

Jump Pillow Convenience Store & Arcade Kayaks, Paddle Boards are Welcome Cabins & Camping Sites for Rent

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DAYTRIPPER summer journeys Wisconsin

Belmont ..............................25 Black Earth ......................... 15 Blanchardville ................... 43 Blue River ........................... 15 Boscobel .................. 10, 13, 23 Cassville ............................... 6 Cuba City................. 24, 25, 43 Darlington .................... 36, 37 Dickeyville ..........................39 Dodgeville .....................18, 19 Fennimore .................... 20, 21 Gratiot................................ 40 Hazel Green ....................6, 35 Highland ..................13, 22, 24 Kieler.......................24, 38, 39 Lancaster ............................23 Lone Rock ........................... 16 Mineral Point................ 32, 33 Montfort............................. 21 Mount Horeb ...................... 17 Muscoda ........................ 14, 15 Necedah ................................2 Platteville ...........24, 28, 29, 30, 31, 39, 51 Potosi ............................24, 34 Prairie du Chien .8, 9, 10, 11, 13 Richland Center........ 13, 16, 17 Shullsburg ....................40, 41 Sinsinawa ...........................39 Stoughton ........................3, 5 Verona ................................. 4 Viroqua ............................... 12 Woodman ........................... 13

Illinois

Fulton................................. 44 Galena .......................... 43, 46

Iowa

Dubuque ...........45, 46, 47, 50 Waterville ...........................47 Marquette ..........................52

Calendar of Events: Pages 8-46

NOTE: Please check websites for updated information before heading out.

Map:

Pages 26 & 27

Dining Top Picks: Pages 48 & 49

Cover photos :

The M: Andy McNeill Pier Park in Richland County: wisconsin-explorer.blogspot.com

Inside photos:

Diane Dulak, Teal Tizzy Photography and many of our area Chambers of Commerce. Spring & Summer 2019 đ&#x;š˜ Page 7


Calendar of Events May

May | Ranger Program, Ranger led hikes, short talks & demonstrations, call for the day’s schedule, Effigy Mounds National Monument, N. of Marquette, IA, Hwy. 76, 563-873-3491. May 10-12 | Spring Festival/Folk Fest/Antique Tractor Pull, Gays Mills, 608-735-4379. May 11 | Spring Bird Migration Hike. Area birding experts lead hike at Sugar Creek Bluff, hosted by Mississippi Valley Conservancy & Ferryville, meet at the Ferryville Village Hall at 7:30am, 608-734-9077. May 11 | Plant Sale, 8am-noon, St. Feriole Island Memorial Gardens, Prairie du Chien, proceeds go toward the gardens, 608-3268602. May 11 | International Migratory Bird Day, Bird Walks held at La Riviere Park, meet at the park barn prior to 8am Wear appropriate clothing & foot gear. Binoculars & bird identification book recommended. 62036 Vineyard Coulee Rd., Prairie du Chien, 608326-2718. May 11-September 29 | Froelich 1890s Village Tours, Home to the first gas propelled tractor-1892, tours 5 days a week, closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays, admission charged, 24397 Froelich Rd., McGregor, IA, 563-536-2841. May 16-18 | Fennimore Citywide Garage Sales on Thursday & Friday from 7am-5pm & Saturday from 7am-noon. Call 800-822-1131 or visit fennimore.com.

Syttende Mai Folk Festival, Downtown Stoughton.

May 17 | Trivia Night! Richland Center, 7:309:30pm. Doors open at 7pm. Join us at the 1912 building located next door to the AD German Warehouseon 177 E. Haseltine St. Come with a team or join a group! $7.00 Entry fee, alcohol, soda & water available! May 17 & 18 | Rummage Along the River, 70 mile garage sale along Hwy. 35 including the communities of Stoddard, Genoa, De Soto, Ferryville, Lynxville, Seneca & Mt. Sterling, 608-734-9077. May 17 & 18 | Muscoda Area Lion’s Softball Tournament. Visit www.muscoda.com. May 17-19 | Syttende Mai Folk Festival, Downtown Stoughton. May 17-19 | Spring Fling, downtown Spring Green, springgreen.com. May 18 | Hazel Green Garage Sales. Maps will be available weekend of sales. May 18 | Bingo, Sons of Norway Mandt Lodge, Stoughton. May 18 | Annual Fire Department Steak Feed in Muscoda at 5pm.

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May 18 | Ocooch Mountain Humane Society Plant Sale-Kilian Meyer Building, 1050 N. Orange St., Richland Center, WI. May 18 | Spring Wine Walk, 4-8pm, downtown merchants in Spring Green, springgreen.com. May 17-19 | MAYSA Cup Tournament at Reddan Soccer Park, veronawi.com. May 18 & 19 | Morel Mushroom Festival in Muscoda. The 37th annual festival honors the tasty mushroom - enjoy it fried, or you can purchase some to take home & enjoy later. Saturday night offers a fireman’s annual steak Casino Queen Riverboat in Prairie du Chien. feed followed by fireworks. Sunday parade at Diane Dulak photo 2pm. Also includes a craft fair, flea market, car show, carnival & much more. May 25 | Cuba City Presidential Caboose open May 18-October 26 | Farmers Market, every Saturdays until Labor Day from 10am-2pm, Saturday, Sugar Creek Park, Ferryvile, 608cubacity.org. 734-9077. May 25 | Fennimore Doll & Toy Museum May 21 | Verona Artist & Farmer’s Market opens for the season. Open daily from Opens, veronawi.com. 10am-4pm until Labor Day. Located at 1135 May 24-August 10 | Friday Night Music 6th St., Fennimore. Call 608-778-1192 or visit on the River, Open boarding on Maiden fennimore.com. Voyage Tours, Two hour river cruise leaving May 25 | Fennimore Historical Railroad Society Marquette Marina. Call 563-880-8970. opens for the season. Open daily from 10amMay 25 | Astronomy Program, Huser 4pm until Labor Day. Located at 610 Lincoln Astronomy Center, 8:30pm, Wyalusing State Ave., Fennimore. Call 608-485-2408 or visit Park, 608-996-2261. fennimore.com.

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May 25 | Stonefield Season Opener at Stonefield Historic Site, Cassville. Opening Day for the season. 10am. Call 608-725-5210 or visit www.Stonefield.wisconsinhistory.org. May 25 & 26 | The Great Wine & Chocolate Trail, www.SpurgeonVineyards.com. May 25 & 26 | The Great Wine & Chocolate Trail Sampling wine with chocolate at various wineries in SW Wisconsin. 10am-5pm. Call 608-929-7692 or visit southwestwisconsinwinetrail.com. May 25-27 | Spring Arts & Crafts Festival, various handmade arts & crafts, McGregor, IA, 563-873-2186. May 25-27 | Flea Market, food stand, Marquette, IA, 563-873-3735. May 27 | Memorial Day Parade & Festivities, McGregor, IA, 563-873-2186. May 27 | Memorial Day Parade, Stoughton. May 27 | Memorial Day Parade on Main Street, Darlington, 9am. This meaningful tribute to our Nation’s Veterans includes a short parade, memorial service, releasing of white doves, music, & more. May 27 | Memorial Day Service & Parade. Parade at 9am with service following in the

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Memorial Bldg. 860 Lincoln Ave., Fennimore. Call 800-822-1131 or visit fennimore.com. May 27 | Memorial Day Parade at 10:30am, Hillsboro. Begins at Hillsboro Library, ends at Field Veteran’s Memorial Park hillsborowi. com. May 27 | Memorial Day Parade – Downtown Richland Center to the city cemetery. May 28-30 | Necedah, Queen of the Holy Rosary Shrine, Anniversary of 1950 Apparitions, noon Procession, 1pm Prayer Vigil. May 29 | American Legion Burgers in the Park in Muscoda, 4-8pm.

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May 31 | Fennimore Fun Fest at Hwy. 18 & Bronson Blvd., 5pm-midnight. Call 800-8221131 or visit fennimore.com. May 31 | Richland Center Spring Wine Walk, 5:30-8:30pm, downtown Richland Center. Follow the Richland Center Shopping News Facebook page for event details. May 31 | The Boilermakers, 7-9:30pm, 1912 German Warehouse, 177 E. Haseltine St., Richland Center. The Boilermakers rock the house with their unique brand of Chicagostyle blues. You can expect to hear the full spectrum of Blues, Blues-Rock & R&B. May 31 | Gazebo Musikk Begins at Rotary Park, Stoughton. May 31 | Stoughton Chamber Singers at Stoughton Opera House. May 31 | Verona Hometown Days at Hometown Festival Grounds, veronawi.com May 31 - June 2 | Reddan Thunder Tournament at Reddan Soccer Park, veronawi.com

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Ag. Museum, Cassville. National Agriculture Appreciation Day celebrates all aspects of Wisconsin Agriculture with guided tours of 1901 progressive farmhouse, State Ag Museum & Dewey Home site, Hands-on activities like butter making, cooking on a woodstove, corn table & wagon rides! Modern farm implement displays, antique tractors, ice cream social & more! Call 608-725-5210 or visit www.stonefield. wisconsinhistory.org. June 1 | Crawford County Dairy Breakfast June 1 | Cruisin’ Shullsburg Car Show featuring at Jody & Paulette Riley Family Farm. Cost: over 150 vehicles on Water Street, Shullsburg. Adults $2.00, Children 6-12 $1.00, 5 & June 1 | Fennimore Fun Fest on Hwy. 18 & under are free, 6-10 a.m. Ten miles north of Bronson Blvd. 9am-midnight. Call 800-822Boscobel or ten miles South of Soldiers Grove 1131 or visit fennimore.com. on Hwy. 61 & one mile West on Cty. Rd. W to June 1 | Veteran’s Memorial Dance on Main the farm. Call Mary Jo at 608-391-0134. St., Hazel Green. Raffle tickets, live & silent June 1 | Astronomy Program, Huser Astronomy auctions, dance on Main Street. Center, 8:30pm, Wyalusing State Park, 608June 1 | Pyrotechnics Demonstration by 996-2261. Kastner’s Fireworks in the Industrial Park, June 1 | Breakfast in a Victorian Kitchen, Tour Livingston. Free fireworks demonstration included, reservations required, adults step with food stand on site. Bring chairs into a working Victorian kitchen. This handsor blankets. Call 608-943-6187 or visit on cooking workshop takes participants on kastnerpyrotechnics.com. a culinary tour of the late 1800s, 8:30am-1 June 1 | Agriculture Appreciation Day at pm, Villa Louis Historic Site, St. Feriole Island, Stonefield Historic Site – Wisconsin’s State Prairie du Chien, 608-326-2721.

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June 1 | 2nd Annual “Wright of Spring� in the city of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth. A.D. German Warehouse, 300 S. Church St., Richland Center. Event is centered on The A.D. German Warehouse & the 1912 German Warehouse complex. Food, music, guided historical tours & more. www.adgermanwarehouse.org June 1 & 2 | Wisconsin’s Free Fun Weekend, state residents & visitors alike are able to enjoy free fishing, free admission to state parks & trails, & free ATV riding on public trails. June 1 & 2 | Verona Hometown Days at Hometown Festival Grounds, veronawi.com . June 1 & 2 | Adult Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament at Community Park, veronawi.com. June 1 & 2 | Free Fishing Weekend in Wisconsin Waters. June 5 | Steak Supper at Livingston United Methodist Church with all of the trimmings, eat in or carry out. Call 608-943-6606 or visit www.Isaumc.org. June 6-8 | Bonfire Music & Arts Festival in Yuba. The perfect meeting spot for friends to camp & enjoy music from all over the Midwest. Located in the middle of nowhere, lays in the heart of our region’s most

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June 6-July 25 | Free Summer “Concerts in the Park� series held on Thursday evenings on the banks of the Mississippi River at Lawler Park’s South Gazebo, Prairie du Chien from 6:30-8pm. Bring your lawn chair or blanket & snacks. Call 608-326-7207. June 7 & 8 | Cassville Citywide Garage Sales, 8am-5pm on Friday & 8am-noon on Saturday. Call 608-725-5180 or visit cassville.org. June 7-August 10 | Friday Night Music on the River, open boarding on Maiden Voyage Tours at 7pm, leaving Marquette, IA Marina. Call 563-880-8970. June 8 | Cesky Den at downtown Hillsboro. Czech Festival. ceskyden.com June 8 | Firemen’s Steak Feed at 1080 8th St., Fennimore, 4:30pm. Call 800-822-1131 or visit fennimore.com. June 8 | Villa Louis Behind the Scenes - an in-depth look at the Dousman family’s music & instrument collection. Tours are two hours & include visits to the nooks & crannies of the restored mansion, including the attic & a short concert on the restored 1879 Steinway grand piano in the parlor. Tours begin at 10:30am & 2:30pm. Reservations required. Villa Louis Historic Site, St. Feriole Island,

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June 12 | Chautauqua Summer Series, 6:30pm, Ron Copher-�Railroading along the Mississippi: Then & Now. Refreshments served. Ferryville Village Hall. Call 608-734-9018. June 13 | Lion’s Club Golf Outing Fundraiser from 8:30am-3:30pm at Dodge Point Country Club, Dodgeville. Call 608-772-9100. June 13-16 | Annual Prairie Villa Rendezvous - Fur Trading era environment recreating life as it was in 1840s when Prairie du Chien was the hub of the fur trading, largest reenactment in the Midwest, open to the public, free admission, St. Feriole Island along the Mississippi River. Buffalo burger stand serving real buffalo. Call 608-537-2394. June 14 | Music on Main at Hometown Junction Park, Verona, veronawi.com. June 14 & 15 | 21st Annual Cuba City Power Pull Weekend, 7-10pm, Truck & Tractor Pull at Splinter Park Pull Grounds. Food & beverage available. Call 608-744-2152 or visit cubacity. org. June 14 & 15 | 21st Annual Power Pull Weekend in Splinter Park, Cuba City at 7pm. June 14-16 | Flea Market with over 200 vendors, St. Feriole Island along the Mississippi River, Prairie du Chien. For vendor registration, call 608-379-4551. June 14-16 | 60th anniversary of the 2019 Wisconsin High School State Finals Rodeo at Richland County Fairgrounds, 23630 Cty. Hwy. AA, Richland Center. June 15 | Bingo, Sons of Norway Mandt Lodge, Stoughton. June 15 | Fire Department’s Chicken BBQ from 4-8pm at the Riverside Park, E. Crawford St., Cassville. Call 608-732-4794 or visit cassville.org. June 15 | Brews & Blues at 113 W. Elm St., Lancaster. Samplefest with music, beer, wine, food & fun from 3-8pm. Call 608-723-2820 or visit brewsandblueswi.com.

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June 15 | Annual “Pies-A-Plenty� Pie Auction at the Rendezvous. Over 40 homemade fruit, cream, & dessert pies are offered at auction. Auction begins at 4pm on St. Feriole Island, Prairie du Chien. Call 608-326-6960. June 15 | June Dairy Days/HS Rodeo Parade, downtown Richland Center. Rodeo horses, vintage vehicles, floats, marching bands & more. Parade starts promptly at 10:30am. June 15 | La Follette Days - A celebration of Argyle native, Robert “Fighting Bob� LaFollette. Call 608-439-5783. June 15 & 16 | Soldiers Grove Dairy Days with carnival, tournaments, live music, dancing, tractor pull, food & more, Soldiers Grove. Call 608-624-3264. June 15-23 | American Family Insurance PGA Championship at University Ridge Golf Course, Verona, veronawi.com. June 16 | Father’s Day Chicken BBQ at McKellar Park, Blanchardville from 11am-2pm. June 16 | Necedah, Queen of the Holy Rosary Shrine, Anniversary of 1950 Apparition, noon Procession, 1pm Prayer Vigil. June 16 | “Bring your Pop to Pop’s Knoll� Father’s Day Picnic at Donald Park, Verona, veronawi.com. June 19 | Fireman’s Park Beach opens, Verona, veronawi.com. June 21 | Rescue Squad Dance from 6pmmidnight at Riverside Park, E. Crawford St., Cassville. Call 608-725-5736 or visit cassville.org. June 21 | Make Music Platteville, an annual one-day citywide, free, outdoor day of music held on the summer solstice. We join over 800 communities around the world in kicking off summer by filling the city with music & offering a full spectrum of performers the opportunity to display their musical skills. Visit mining.jamison.museum.


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June 21 | Brat Sale at Community First Bank, Livingston, 11am-1pm. Call 608-943-6351. June 21 | Old Timer’s Fast Pitch Game at Sports Park, Livingston, 6pm. Former fast pitch players square off for one more game! Music follows. Call 608-943-6745. June 21 & 22 | 5th Annual Haiti Benefit Auction! 26425 US Hwy. 14 Richland Center. Friday, June 21: Mississippi Catfish supper, bake sale, music & flower auction. Saturday, June 22: Auction, donuts, pretzels, ice cream, iced coffee, fresh squeezed lemonade, cotton candy, barrel train rides & bounce houses. Call 608-475-1219. June 21-22 | Music Fights Back, Rock music festival held on the beautiful St. Feriole Island in Prairie du Chien. Performances by regional & national acts from all over the U.S. Food & beverage vendors on festival grounds, camping available. Safe Ride & shuttle services offered. For more information about the event & tickets visit www. musicfightsback.com or call 608-518-1300. June 21 & 22 | Communitywide Garage Sales in Livingston & surrounding area from 8am??. Call 608-943-8788 or visit livingstonvillage. webs.com.

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June 21-29 | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - Verona Area Community Theater Summer Show, veronawi.com. June 22 | Wisconsin Triterium Triathlon at Fireman’s Park, Verona, veronawi.com. June 22 | Kick Ball Tournament at Sports Park, Livingston. Local teams, single elimination tournament with music as they play. Livingstonvillage.webs.com. June 22 | Tractor Pull in the afternoon on Fayette St., Livingston. Livingstonvillage.webs. com. June 22 | Free Family Movie at Livingston Free Methodist Church lawn. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call 608-943-6244.

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June 29 | Poker Run in Hillsboro, 10am at Beezer’s Bar & Grill. A motorcycle & classic car poker run. Call 608-489-3007 or visit hotelhillsboro.com. June 29 | Hole in the Sock Gang 1880s Street Theatre. The Old West comes alive in downtown McGregor, IA, with a reenactment of action-packed bank robberies, cowboy shootouts, saloon girls & more, free show, 1pm. Call 563-873-2387. June 29 | 80th Annual Fish Fry Celebration in Argyle with duck races & street dance. Call 608-543-3525.

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July | Ranger Program, Ranger led hikes, short talks & demonstrations. Call for the day’s schedule, Effigy Mounds National Monument, N. of Marquette, IA on Hwy. 76. Call 563-8733491, ext. 202. July | Thursdays, Free Summer “Concerts in the Park� series on the banks of the Mississippi River at Lawler Park’s South Gazebo, Prairie du Chien from 6:30-8pm.

Bring your lawn chair or blanket, & snacks. Call 608-326-7207. July | Friday Night Music on the River, open boarding on Maiden Voyage Tours at 7pm, leaving Marquette Marina. Call 563-880-8970. July 3 | Welcome Home Tailgate Party with Chicken BBQ at Kronshage Park, Boscobel, 4:30-7:30pm, $11/meal. Call 608-391-0113 or visit wirivertrail.org. July 3 & 4 | An Old Fashioned July Fourth Celebration in Shullsburg. Call 608-965-3128.

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July 3 & 4 | 4th of July Celebration in Lone Rock with parade at 11am. Chicken barbeque at park & fire station after parade. Volleyball & kick ball tournament. Car show following the parade. Truck pull & music during the day. Water slides during the day. Free bingo in the afternoon. Free dirt digging looking for money & chance to win a bike! Meat paddles & lots of things to do. Visit www.villageoflonerock. com. July 3-7 | Stoughton Fair, Stoughton, www. stoughtonwi.com. July 4 | City Wide Fireworks, Stoughton, www. stoughtonwi.com. July 4 | Concert in the Park at Harriet Park, Verona, veronawi.com. July 4 | Fourth of July Parade on Water Street, Shullsburg at 10:30am. The area’s largest parade! July 4 | Heritage Days at the Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, Platteville, 9am-4pm. Hobby horse races, games, music, antique cars, engines & tractors, & a variety of historic arts & crafts demonstrations. A community celebration of Platteville’s rich history & bright future. Call 608-348-3301 or visit mining. jamison.museum.

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July 4 | Independence Day Celebration at Stonefield Historic Site, Cassville, 10am. Bring your family down for food, music, history, & fun! Stonefield will be free for Veteran’s, Active Military & children 17 & under on July 4th. Call 608-725-5210 or visit www.stonefield.wisconsinhistory.org. July 4-7 | Catfish River Music Festival, Stoughton, www.stoughtonwi.com. July 4-7 | 4th of July Celebration, parade Saturday 1 p.m. followed by live music, food stand, & fireworks at dusk. Flea market all three days, Marquette, IA, 563-873-3735. July 5 & 6 | Stump Dodger Bash in Gays Mills. The Lafayette County Fair includes carnival rides, Call 608-735-4379. fair animals, grandstand events and much more! July 6 | Emma Big Bear’s 150th Birthday & Winnebago History Day Celebration, 11amJuly 9 | Chamber Chicken BBQ & Community 3pm. Experts on hand, 100-seat attendee Awards at the Memorial Bldg., 860 Lincoln capacity & a large exhibit hall of several Ave., Fennimore at 4:30pm. Call 800-822collector’s acquisitions of EBB artifacts, 1131 or visit fennimore.com. baskets, photos, resource materials, paintings, July 10 | Chautauqua Summer Series, beaded jewelry, etc. Marquette Community 6:30pm, Eric Corson-Geology of the Lower Room in Marquette, IA. Call 563-880-9190. Wisconsin River, refreshments served. July 7 | Tunes at Twilight, Veteran’s Memorial Ferryville Village Hall, Ferryville. Call 608Park, Darlington at 6:30pm. Relax under the 734-9018. trees & enjoy this evening concert series. July 10-14 | Lafayette County Fair at Bring a lawn chair. Concessions available. Fairgrounds, in Darlington with youth exhibits, grandstand events, music, racing, carnival rides, tractor pulls, food vendors, craft vendors, animal shows, animal auction & more! An all day fun family tradition! Visit lafayettecountyfair.org. July 10-14 | Crazy Days in Prairie du Chien. Take advantage of fantastic bargains as the merchants in Prairie du Chien get crazy with prices! July 11 | Concert in the Park at Harriet Park, Verona. Visit veronawi.com. July 12 | Music on Main at Hometown Junction Park, Verona. Visit veronawi.com. July 12 | Cannons at Fort Crawford, 1pmdusk. A timeline of historic cannon from Pizza is just where our menu begins... the War of 1812 through the Civil War. Demonstration of cannon firing throughout Full Bar the day. Free admission to the display. Fort Crawford Museum, 717 S. Beaumont Rd., Half Price Wine Bottles on Wednesdays Prairie du Chien. Call 608-326-6960. Seafood Specials on Fridays July 12 | Concerts on the Diamond, 6pm, High School Baseball Field, 1996 US Hwy. 14, Open Wednesday-Sunday for Dinner Richland Center. BALDD (local group) & The BriTins (Beatles tribute band) - $15 adults, 20 Commerce Street $10 kids, Under 10 Free. Bring lawn chairs Mineral Point WI 53565 or blankets, no alcohol, no carry ins. Food 608-987-0480 available. Page 32 đ&#x;š˜ Spring & Summer 2019


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July 19 | St. Paul Lutheran Church Catfish Feed from 4:30-8pm at the Town Hall, Burton. Call 608-725-5569 or visit cassville.org. July 19 | Steak Sandwich Lunch at Livingston State Bank, 11am-1pm, served by the Iowa & Grant County Cattlemen. Call 608-943-6351. July 19 | Concerts on the Diamond, 6pm, High School Baseball Field, 1996 US Hwy. 14, Richland Center. Two for the Road & The Eric Tessmer Band - $15 adults, $10 kids, Under 10 Free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, no alcohol, no carry ins. Food available. July 19-21 | Fun DAZE in Boaz with men’s softball tournament. Friday Fish Fry from 4-8pm at the Community Building. Saturday Truck & Tractor Pull from 3-8pm. Sunday Chicken BBQ at 11am in the Community Building & Garden Tractor & ATV Pull at 2pm. July 20 | Bingo, Sons of Norway Mandt Lodge, Stoughton, www.stoughtonwi.com. July 20 | Great River Annual Car Show & Cruise in McGregor, IA. Call 563-873-2258. July 20 | Astronomy Program at Huser Astronomy Center, 8:30pm, Wyalusing State Park. Call 608-996-2261. July 20 | Lions & Lioness Day in the Park all day at Riverside Park, E. Crawford St., Cassville. Call 608-725-5032 or visit cassville.org. July 20 | Fourth Annual Southwest Music Festival on Platteville’s Historic 2nd Street, 5-11pm. Call 608-348-8888. July 20 | Cassville Tourism Water Volleyball all day at Riverside Park, E. Crawford St. Call 608725-5180 or visit cassville.org. July 20 & 21 | The Wine Party Trail in Highland, www.SpurgeonVineyards.com. July 20 & 21 | The Wine Party Trail - Sampling wine mixers, sangrias & slushies with party food at various wineries in SW Wisconsin, 10am-5pm. Call 608-929-7692 or visit southwestwisconsinwinetrail.com.

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July 20-28 | Platteville’s 21st Annual Hometown Festival Week at various locations in Platteville. Call 608-348-8888 or visit platteville.com. July 21 | Tunes at Twilight, Veteran’s Memorial Park, Darlington at 6:30pm. Relax under the shade trees & enjoy this evening concert series. Bring a lawn chair. Concessions available. July 22-25 | Woodard Baseball Camp on Bronson Blvd. & LaFollette St., Fennimore. Call 608-988-6519 or visit fennimore.com. July 25 | Concert in the Park at Harriet Park, Verona. Visit veronawi.com. July 26 | Music on Main at Hometown Junction Park, Verona. Visit veronawi.com. July 26 & 27 | Prairie Dog Blues Festival, Two stages in a park-like setting, international, national & regional blues bands performing. Camping on site. Event shuttle runs to motels in town. Food & beverage stands, various vendors with hand-made products, 608-3260085, www.prairiedogblues.com, 888-5671567, St. Feriole Island along the Mississippi River, Prairie du Chien. July 27 | SW WI Tractor & Equipment Ride. Meet at 4th & Washington Sts., Fennimore at 9am. Call 608-778-7910 or visit fennimore. com. July 27 | River Bluff Daze, Tractor pull, market in the park, fireworks in Ferryville. Call 608734-9077. July 27 | Fourth Annual Hometown Festival Craft & Artisan Fair at City Park, Platteville, 8am-3pm. Call 608-348-8888. July 27 | Dino Day, Learn about dinosaurs at the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre, 9amnoon in Marquette, IA. Call 563-873-3537.


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July 27 | River Bluff Daze Nature Hike, Meet at 8:30am at the boat landing in Ferryville. Call 608-734-9018. July 27 | Hole in the Sock Gang 1880s Street Theatre, The Old West comes alive in downtown McGregor, IA, with a reenactment of action-packed bank robberies, cowboy shootouts, saloon girls & more, free show at 1 p.m. Call 563-873-2387. July 27 | Stoughton Kubb Invitational, Virgin Lake Park, Stoughton. Visit www. stoughtonwi.com. July 27 | Sidewalk Sales, Downtown Stoughton. Visit www.stoughtonwi.com. July 27 | American Legion Post 13, 900 Flag Park Dr., Richland Center. Bayard DeHart Post 13 is planning a local centennial celebration recognizing its temporary charter signing of July 21, 1919. The Post is dedicating a granite headstone in their Flag Park to Sgt. Ralph Verlin Jackson, U.S. Army, MIA & Richland Center High School graduate. Sgt Jackson was listed MIA on November 30, 1950 during the battle of the

Kunu-ri Gauntlet. Activities include Kid’s pedal pull & bounce house, motorcycle & UTV poker runs, a 2 mile remembrance run, euchre, displays, a cake cutting ceremony & headstone unveiling & much more. The evening concludes with the Dr. Rumley Snuff Band. July 28 | Tunes at Twilight, Veteran’s Memorial Park, Darlington at 6:30pm. Relax under the shade trees & enjoy this evening concert series. Bring a lawn chair. Concessions available. July 28-August 1 | Vacation Bible School at the Livingston United Methodist Church from 5:45-8:45pm. Free family supper at 5:00pm for children ages 4 through 6th grade. Call 608-943-6606 or visit www. Isaumc.org. July 30 | Stoughton Chamber of Commerce 22nd Annual Ambassador Golf Outing, Stoughton. Visit www.stoughtonwi.com. July 31 | 19th Annual Bash at the Beach at Fireman’s Park Beach, Verona. Visit veronawi.com. July 31 | American Legion Burgers in the Park in Muscoda from 4-8pm.

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August

August | Friday Night Music on the River, Open boarding on Maiden Voyage Tours, leaving Marquette, IA Marina. Call 563-880-8970. August | Ranger Program. Ranger led hikes, short talks & demonstrations at Effigy Mounds National Monument, N. of Marquette, IA, Hwy. 76. Call for the day’s schedule at 563873-3491, ext. 202. August 1-30 | Annual Stargazing Event at Donald Park, Verona. Visit veronawi.com. August 3 | American Legion Tonnage Tournament all day at the Lion’s Shelter at Riverside Park, E. Crawford St., Cassville. Call 608-725-5394 or visit cassville.org. August 3 | Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Bash with parade through Wisconsin Ridge Campground, various other activities & refreshments, event begins at 6pm at Wyalusing State Park. Call 608-996-2261. August 3 | Lancaster Chamber & WGLR Golf Outing at the Lancaster Municipal Golf Course, lancasterwisconsin.com. August 6 | National Night Out Against Crime Evansville Craft Fair. at Verona City Hall. Visit veronawi.com. August 6 | National Night Out at Arbovita cancer. Your support will be appreciated. Visit Park, Fennimore. Call 800-822-1131 or visit www.walkwithgrace.com. fennimore.com. August 9 & 10 | Deals & Steals in Lancaster August 9 | Music on Main at Hometown with businesses offering specials & Junction Park, Verona. Visit veronawi.com. discounted prices. Vendors around the August 9 | Walk with G.R.A.C.E. at Krouskop Courthouse Square selling everything Park, Richland Center - The Walk is held “In from crafts to clothing. Friday, 9am-5pm & memory of those who have died, in honor Saturday, 7am-2pm. Call 608-723-2820 or visit of those who have survived, & in thanks to lancasterwisconsin.com. those who have cared.� Our community has August 9 & 10 | Charity Tractor Pull – Lucus been touched deeply by cancer & it is our Oil Champions at Firemen’s Park, Hillsboro. goal to help assist cancer patients with needs Televised Tractor Pull. Call 608-553-1528 or & also support research to someday eliminate visit charitypull.com.

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August 11 | Potosi Area Firemen’s Annual Catfish Festival. Call 608-763-2261. August 11-18 | Grant County Fair at Fairgrounds in Lancaster. Call 608-723-2135 or visit grantcountyfairwi.org. August 14 | Chautauqua Summer Series, 6:30pm, Bob O’Connor-Dennis Mahan, Pre-Civil War Military Tactical Operations Instructor at West Point, refreshments served at Village Hall, Ferryville. Call 608-734-9018. August 15 | Necedah, Queen of the Holy Rosary Shrine, Anniversary of 1950 Apparition, noon Procession, 1pm Prayer Vigil. August 15 | Dodgeville Kiwanis Chicken Barbecue from 4:30-7pm, Ley Pavilion at Harris Park. Visit www.Facebook/ TheKiwanisClubofDodgeville. August 16 | Sustainable Stoughton Farm to Table Dinner, The Lagaret, Stoughton. Visit www.stoughtonwi.com. August 16, 17 & 18 | White Oak Savanna Folk & Smoke Festival, Dodgeville. A folk music & food festival with camping, jamming & other activities opening at 6pm on August 16, & activities, food & musical acts running from approximately 1-10 pm on August 17. Camping will end on August 18 at 10am. August 17 | Coffee Break Festival, Mandt Park, Stoughton. Visit www.stoughtonwi.com. August 17 | Bingo, Sons of Norway Mandt Lodge, Stoughton. Visit www.stoughtonwi. com. August 17 | 2nd Annual Dodgefest Festivities start at 8am with the bands starting at noon. Includes 5 bands from different genres of Country, Blues & Rock ’n Roll with food & drink! Car Show & Maxwell Street Days is located behind the Courthouse at 222 N. Iowa St., Dodgeville. August 17 | Necedah, Queen of the Holy Rosary School, 16th Annual Fall Fest, noon5pm, money raffle & drawing 5pm, live music, food, beverage tent, games & rides, olden days car show. August 17 & 18 | Pec Jamm Music Festival at McKellar Lower Park, Blanchardville, WI. August 17 & 18 | The Wurst Wine Trail Ever - Sampling wine with bratwurst & sausages at various wineries in SW Wisconsin, 10am-5pm. Call 608-929-7692 or visit southwestwisconsinwinetrail.com. August 19-September 29 | On the Trail of the Monarch Butterfly at Public Library, Verona. Visit veronawi.com. Page 42 đ&#x;š˜ Spring & Summer 2019

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August 21 | Cruis’n Night at Ryan Park, downtown Blanchardville. August 22-25 | Crawford County Fair, Gays Mills. Call 608-735-4379. August 23 | Driftless Star Party, The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, Platteville. John Heasley of Driftless Stargazing brings telescopes to the beautiful Museum campus. Starting after sunset, there will be good views of Jupiter & Saturn. Stargazers of all levels welcome, from beginners to experts. Visit mining.jamison.museum. August 24 | Brewfest in Potosi from 1-4:30pm. Call 608-763-4002, ext. 109 or visit potosibrewery.com. August 24 | Astronomy Program, Huser Astronomy Center, 8:30pm, Wyalusing State Park. Call 608-996-2261. August 24 | 84th Annual Fennimore Community Fair at the High School on 7th St. Call 800-822-1131 or visit fennimore.com. August 24 | Rummage Romp for Pets! 7:301pm at Community Center, 1050 N. Orange St., Richland Center. August 25 | Dodgeville Lion’s Club Antique Show & Flea Market at Harris Park from 8:30am-3:30pm August 28 | American Legion Burgers in the Park, Muscoda from 4-8pm. August 30-September 2 | 66th Annual Firemen’s Labor Day Celebration in Hillsboro. Firemen’s Park festival & parade. Call 608489-3856 or visit hillsborofire.info. August 31 | Cassville Car Cruise. All day at Riverside Park, E. Crawford St. For a complete list of Car Cruise events, visit cassvillecarcruiseinc.com or facebook@ cassvilleWIcarcruise


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August 31 | Labor Day Parade & Festivities at McGregor, IA. Call 563-873-2186. August 31 | Flea Market & food stand in Marquette, IA. Call 563-873-3736. August 31 | Hole in the Sock Gang 1880s Street Theatre, The Old West comes alive in downtown McGregor, IA, with a reenactment of action-packed bank robberies, cowboy shootouts, saloon girls & more, free show at 1pm. Call 563-873-2387. August 31 | Annual Cruise Night Car Show at Good Fellas Tavern, Argyle from 5-8pm. Call 608-543-3606.

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September 6-8 | Pecatonica Valley Antique Days at Lafayette County Fairgrounds, September 1 | Benton’s Annual Labor Darlington with two days of flea markets, Day Events on Main Street with parade at antique tractors & machinery displays. 10:30am, pasty dinner, bingo, crafts, kids September 7 | Taste of Boscobel at Double games, duck races, food stands, music all K’s, noon with live music, food, drink, specials afternoon with street dance to follow. & a car show. Call 608-391-0113 or visit September 5-8 | Richland County Fair at wirivertrail.org. Fee $15. Fairgrounds, 23630 Cty. Hwy. AA, Richland September 7 | Park Preservation Party. from Center, WI. Visit fair.co.richland.wi.us. 4-10pm at Riverside Park, E. Crawford St., September 6 | Fish Boil at West Koshkonong Cassville. Call 608-725-5175 or visit cassville. Lutheran Church, Stoughton. org. September 6-8 | Platteville Historic ReSeptember 7 | Sip ‘n’ Shop in Downtown enactment at Mound View Park, 8am-4pm Lancaster, 3-6pm. A self-guided wine tasting on Friday, 11am-5pm on Saturday, 10am-3pm tour with only 150 tickets sold. Guests 21 on Sunday with military demonstrations, & older are invited to sample wines while storytelling, period food & music. Tradesmen shopping between the downtown businesses & bring the essence of life of the early 1800s. the exclusive specials for event guests only. Call Call 608-348-3301 or visit mining.jamison. 608-723-2820 or visit lancasterwisconsin.com. museum. September 7 & 8 | Thunder Bridge Fly September 6-8 | 73rd Annual Dairy Days Wheelers Antique Tractor & Old Engines Celebration in Platteville with amusement Power Show at Legion Park, Argyle with rides at Legion Park, truck & tractor pulls tractor pull, music & more. Call 608-426.0250. Friday & Saturday nights, live music, entertainment & the parade on Main Street at September 9-15 | 105th Annual Belmont School & Community Fair at Belmont Schools 9:30am on Saturday. Call 608-348-8888. & grounds with parade, free admission to carnival, kids games, musical entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows/auction, car show, Open Daily Year-Round 10 a.m.-6 p.m. tractor & garden tractor pulls, horse show. Call 608-762-5600 during fair week or visit Flea Market Every Weekend April-October belmont.k12.wi.us/community/belmontfair. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • 50+ dealers cfm Free Admission & Parking September 8 | Wisconsin IRONMAN, Verona Loop Festival, veronawi.com. September 8 | Fire Department Annual Chicken BBQ in Muscoda from 11-5pm. September 11-15 | Vernon County Fair at Located on Route 84 between Fairgrounds, Hwys. 14 & 61, Viroqua. Thomson and Fulton, IL Visit www.vernoncountyfair.com Page 44 đ&#x;š˜ Spring & Summer 2019 adno=67941

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September 14 | St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church Parish Festival at 160 W. Fourth St., Richland Center. Mass at 4pm, festivities to follow. Food, bake sale, Chinese raffle, silent auction, kids’ games, music by Dr. Rumley Snuff Band. September 14 | Fourth Annual Fall Harvest Table Dinner at Digman Grain Farm, 1291 College Farm Rd., Platteville, 5-9pm. Call 608348-8888. September 15 | Fall Festival from 11am3pm at St. Charles School, 521 E. Dewey St., Cassville. Call 608-725-5595 or visit cassville. org. September 15 | St Francis de Sales Famous Fall Festival at 2720 N. Main St., Hazel Green with BBQ chicken, raffles, games, bingo & other activities, all day event with raffle drawing at end of day. Call 608-854-2392. September 20 | Fish Fry from 4:30-7:30pm at St. Mary Catholic Church, 160 W. Fourth St., Richland Center. Served family style: Baked or fried cod, baked potato, cheesy potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, milk, coffee. $11 adults, $9 Seniors, $5 Children 5-10, $1 Children under 5. Call 608-647-4470 for carryouts. September 20 & 21 | Horse & Colt Show in Viola. Horse show, truck & tractor pulls, carnival, parade, raffles & entertainment. Visit www.violahorseandcoltshow.com September 20-22 | Reddan Toe Bash at Reddan Soccer Park, Verona. Kayaking the Pine River in Richland Center. Visit veronawi.com. Teal Tizzy Photography photo September 21 | Great River Road Fall Festival September 21 | Bingo, Sons of Norway Mandt at Stonefield Historic Site, Cassville, 10am. Lodge, Stoughton. Celebrate the Great River Road with an September 22 | BBQ Grillin’ Cook-Off at antique tractor pull, wagon rides, sorghum Hwy. 18 & 61 N. at Benders Food Parking making, broom making, hands-on activities & Lot, 11am-1pm. Call 608-822-5237 or visit much more! Call 608-725-5210 or visit www. stonefield.wisconsinhistory.org. fennimore.com.

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Nick’s Cafe 119 S. Main St. Cuba City, WI (608) 744-3424 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Open 7 days a week 6am-2:30pm. Fri. open until 8:30pm. Daily homemade soup & specials. Fri. fish fry. Dine-in or carry out. Gift cards available.

Darlington Darlington Golf Course & Supper Club 17098 Country Club Rd., Darlington, WI (608) 776-3377 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Open daily for lunch April-October. Supper club open Wed. & Fri., 5-9pm with broasted chicken.

Hazel Green Coconut Cove 1549 Bluff Rd., Hazel Green, WI (608) 748-5480 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Restaurant & full service bar. www.coconutcoveresort.com

Country Heights Supper Club & Motel 1152 N. Badger Rd., Hazel Green, WI (608) 748-4687 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ countryheightssupperclubandmotel.com Offering fine dining with nightly specials in a relaxed atmosphere. Closed on Mon.

Kieler PJ’s Pub 3670 Cty. Rd. HHH, Kieler, WI (608) 568-5381 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Open Tues.-Fri., 2pm-midnight; Sat. & Sun., 11am-midnight. Great food, drinks & outdoor patio.


Livingston My Turn Pub North (formerly Rebels Northern Exposure)

255 N. Center St., Livingston, WI (608) 943-0030 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Open daily 10am. Daily lunch specials 11am-1:30pm. Fri. night fish starting at 5pm.

Marquette, IA Casino Queen-Market Street

100 Anti Monopoly, Marquette, IA 1-800-496-8238 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Open daily 11am-8pm. Chefs work with local farmers & food producers to infuse your meal with fresh local flavor.

McGregor, IA Backwoods Bar & Grill

111 First Street, McGregor, IA (563) 873-3150 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Famous for BBQ & homemade salads.

Mineral Point Popolo Pizza

20 Commerce St., Mineral Point, WI (608) 987-0480 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Wed.-Sat., 4-10pm & Sun., 4-8pm. Hand tossed wood fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients. Fish & steak weekend specials.

Platteville Country Kitchen

65 E. Bus. Hwy. 151, Platteville, WI (608) 348-3041 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Breakfast anytime. Serving full menu. Daily specials, burger baskets Tues., breakfast buffet Sun., fish specials Fri., kids eat FREE on Thurs. Open 6 a.m.

Prairie du Chien Dunkin’

90 Riverside Square Prairie du Chien WI (608) 306-0090 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Long-running chain serving signature donuts, breakfast sandwiches and a variety of coffee drinks.

Huckleberry’s

1916 S. Marquette Rd., Prairie du Chien, WI (608) 326-5488 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Restaurant, banquet facility & gift shop.

The Barn Restaurant

32800 Cty. Rd K, Prairie du Chien, WI (608) 326-4941 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Steaks, seafood, pasta, pizza & more!

The Winneshiek

32785 Cty. Road K, Prairie du Chien, WI (608) 326-2888 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Family friendly bar & marina.

Shullsburg Wheel In

344 Hwy. 11 W., Shullsburg, WI (608) 965-4455 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Fish buffet every Fri. night all-you-can-eat Alaskan pike. Sat. night world class prime rib.

Waterstreet Place

202 W. Water St., Shullsburg, WI (608) 965-3226 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Open Tues.-Sun, call for hours. Tues. tacos, Wed. broasted chicken, Thurs. Italian night, Fri. fish fry, Sat. steak, Sat. & Sun. steak & eggs breakfast.

Dairy Queen Grill & Chill

Corner Bus. Hwy. 151 & 80/81, Platteville, WI (608) 348-8560 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ $5 Buck Lunch. DQ Bakes, quesadillas, chicken strips, salads, Grillburgers, MooLattes, Arctic Rush, Blizzards, Dilly Bars, Ice Cream Cakes, & more! Open 10am.

Platteville VFW Club Bar & Grill 110 E. Mineral St., Platteville, WI (608) 348-8883 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Mon.-Fri. lunch specials. Nightly specials along with regular menu. Thurs. night tacos. Happy hour specials & WIFI.

Potosi Potosi Brewery

209 S. Main St., Potosi, WI (608) 763-4002 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Mon.-Sat., 11am-9pm & Sun., 9am-6pm. Sun. brunch from 9am-noon.

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- Saturday, July 20: 4th Annual Southwest Music Fesval on Historic 2nd Street, 5pm-Midnight. Drive 4UR Community Fundraiser and Car Show at Millennium Cinema, 9am-noon - Sunday, July 21: Ice Cream Social at Stone Coage Museum, 1-4pm - Tuesday, July 23: Southwest Health’s 70th Annual Berry Fest at Legion Park, 4-8:30pm - Wednesday, July 24: 15th Anniversary Kae’s Garden Party at Kae’s Garden 5-8pm

- Thursday, July 25: 22nd Annual Party in the Park “Salute to Volunteers” at City Park, 5:30pm - Friday, July 26: 3rd Annual Trinity Episcopal Church’s Fish Boil, 5-7pm - Saturday, July 27: 4th Annual Hometown Fesval Arts & Cras Fair at City Park, 8am-3pm - Sunday, July 28: 3rd Annual Southwest Gospel Music Fesval at City Park, 1-4pm

Southwest Music Festival

July 20 Music 5pm-Midnight on Platteville’s Historic 2nd Street - Special performances by 5pm: Elizabeth Mary 7pm: Untamed Band 9pm: Arch Allies

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October 5 10am-1pm at UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm 29200 College Farm Road, South of Plaeville - FREE of Charge - Educaonal workshops, agriculture vendors, kids acvies, demonstraons, food stands and more!

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