Monthly Archives: July 2015

A Look Back at the Mineral Point Market

This weekend the Mineral Point Farmers’ Market celebrates its 20th anniversary. Below, Jenny Bonde provides a little history and Lois Federman shares some photos as they look back on some of the people who helped make the Mineral Point Market … Continue reading

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Tour the Driftless Region

Mineral Point is well-located as your base for exploring the Driftless Region of Southwest Wisconsin. It’s called “driftless” because it’s free from glacial “drift” – the rocks and residue left behind by retreating glaciers. The hilly, unglaciated Driftless Region is … Continue reading

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Haiku Haven

Gayle Bull describes the line-up for this weekend’s Haiku Retreat. Gayle’s support and encouragement of haiku poets is why Mineral Point is known as a haiku haven.┬á Haikuists from around the country and Canada will be descending on Mineral Point, … Continue reading

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Breaking News . . . About Breaking Sticks

This weekend at Shake Rag Alley is the 14th Annual Woodlanders Gathering — the event that got Shake Rag started in the first place. (See┬áThe Story of the Woodlanders Gathering, from 2013). The traditional Woodlanders classes involve twigs and wood, … Continue reading

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

This Friday at 7:30 p.m. — on the Eve of The Fourth of July begin your celebration early by attending HeritageSong at Alley Stage. Jen Logueflower directs a regional troupe of talented musicians as they celebrate America in song. If … Continue reading

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