Weekend Events – June 3-5, 2016

This weekend kicks off the beginning of another great Mineral Point summer.  The pool is scheduled to open on Friday and Saturday is the Art in Motion Parade followed by Gallery Night.

Read below for a full line-up of activities, and for a more expanded list, please visit Sandee’s Calendar.

Friday, June 3rd

1:00 p.m. Mineral Point Swimming Pool  opens, weather permitting

Pool Hours are Monday-Thursday 1:00-4:45 pm and 7:00-8:45 pm.  Fridays 1:00-4:45, 7:00-8:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 1:00-5:00 pm, 6:30-8:45 pm.  Adult swim will begin in the next few weeks.

8:30 p.m. Live music by the Driftless Beggars at Gray Dog Deli

Saturday, June 4th

6:30-10:30 a.m. Iowa County Dairy Breakfast

8:30-11:00 a.m. Farmer’s Market at Water Tower Park

4:00 p.m. Art in Motion Parade


Note: If you want to be in the Art in Motion Parade, put on your most artful costume, or decorate some sort of moving vehicle and meet at the top of High Street. It’s lots of fun. Check out this video of the first Art in Motion Parade in 2011.

5:00-9:00 p.m. GALLERY NIGHT (and Day!)

9:00 p.m. Live music by Katie Burns at Tequila Point

Sunday, June 6th

10:00 a.m. – Pendarvis Visitor Appreciation Day

1:00-4:00 pm – Open House at the Iowa County Airport – meet the new med flight team and see the helicopter

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 “Wisconsin’s most charming small towns to visit” – Orbitz 

One of “nine historic villages in Wisconsin that will transport you into a different time” – Only in Your State 

One of the “10 most underrated towns in Wisconsin” – Wausau Daily Herald

One of the “ten most beautiful towns in Wisconsin” – The Culture Trip

 “Where art and history are really the point“ – The Chicago Tribune

One of “America’s coolest small towns“ Budget Travel

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 Lisa Hay

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