The 4th of July weekend is coming up! Here are the events with links:
Friday July 3rd
4:00-6:00 pm – Special Pop-Up Farmer’s Market under the Water Tower (because there will be no market at the usual time on Saturday morning)
Baseball games begin Friday night and carry over to the 4th of July at Soldiers Memorial Park
Saturday July 4th
8:00 a.m.- “Gettin’ the Lead Out” 2 and 5 mile walk and run
11:00 a.m.- 4th of July Parade on High Street
12:00 p.m.- Steak Sandwich lunch after the parade at Water Tower Park with live music by The Allen Bauman Band
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Mineral Point Public Pool will be open.
All Day- Baseball games played at Soldiers Memorial Park
6:00 p.m. Kiwanis Pie and Ice Cream Sale at Soldiers Memorial Park
7:00 p.m. City Band Concert is taking place at Soldiers Memorial Park
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Night Swim at the Mineral Point Public Pool.
Dusk- FIREWORKS! Mineral Point shows off its bright booming colors in the sky starting around 9:30. There are great views of the fireworks from downtown or Soldiers Memorial Park.
Ongoing Activities Throughout this Weekend and Beyond
Tour the 1868 Gundry House at Orchard Lawn, Friday through Sunday 1-5 pm
Tour the Mineral Point Railroad Museum in Wisconsin’s oldest surviving railroad depot. Thursday-Saturday 10-4, Sunday noon-4
Tour Pendarvis – one of only a dozen designated Wisconsin Historical Sites in the State
Daily 10-5 pm
Take a class at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts. If classes are already full, tour the grounds and see what’s happening there.
Enjoy your visit to Mineral Point!
“one of the ten most beautiful towns in Wisconsin” – The Culture Trip
“where art and history really are the point“ – The Chicago Tribune
“one of America’s coolest small towns“ Budget Travel
“charming” . . . “pathologically friendly“ The New York Times
“one of the 10 most British towns in America“ – the BBC
“one of 5 Midwestern small towns to visit now“ Fodor’s
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– Contributed by Richie Haase, and Josh Berg