Weekend Update

The busy weekend in Mineral Point has already begun.  Here are the events in town, with links.

Thursday, July 9th

Woodlanders Gathering – day one

Friday July 10th

Woodlanders Gathering – day two

Haiku Retreat

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Jammin’ on the Porch at Orchard Lawn – live music by the Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers

Yellow Bellied Sapsucker

Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers

8:30 p.m. Live music by Dave Irwin and Helen Avakian (the 2014 International Finger Style Guitar Champion!) at the Gray Dog with opening act Meeker and Maiden (aka Aaron and Monica Dunn)

Saturday July 11th

Woodlanders Gathering – day three

Haiku Retreat continues

8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Mineral Point Farmer’s Market under the Water Tower

9:00 p.m. Jesse Bauman, Lily Bragge, & Gregory Merrick from Cupola play LIVE & LO-VO at Tequila Point

7:30 p.m. An evening of Bluegrass by King Wilkie’s Dream with special guest Stay Tuned (Paul Biere and Yvonne McIntyre) at the Mineral Point Opera House

King Wilkie's Dream

King Wilkie’s Dream

Sunday July 12th

Woodlanders Gathering fourth and final day

Haiku Retreat – last day

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

Click here to explore the unique and historic lodging options for Mineral Point visitors.

– Contributed by Richie Haase and Josh Berg

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