Weekend Events – July 1-4, 2016

Here’s what’s happening this 4th of July weekend in MP!

Thursday, June 3oth

6:30 -8:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Brat Sale, and Mineral Point City Band Performance at Atrium Post Acute Care of Mineral Point (109 N Iowa St)  **Bring your own lawn chair!**

Friday, July 1st

8:00 p.m. Live music by Round Midnight at Gray Dog Deli.

7:30 p.m. Cash Box Kings will be performing at the Mineral Point Opera House playing old-school Chicago blues styled tunes. Tickets $20

Saturday, July 2nd

8:30-11:00 a.m. Mineral Point Farmers Market at Water Tower Park

Monday, July 4th

8:00 a.m. Gettin’ the Lead Out 2 & 5 mile run and walk starting at Soldiers Memorial Park. Start your 4th of July off right by running or walking throughout the beautiful historic district of Mineral Point! An award ceremony will commence after the race and the public pool will be available to cool off in. You can register for the race the day of or at mineralpoint.com. Online registration ends at noon on Saturday.

11:00 a.m. 4th of July Parade down High Street.

12:00 p.m. Steak Lunch at Water Tower Park. Eat there or take it to go! Al Bauman and Friends will also be playing music at Water Tower Park during the lunch.


6:00 p.m. Kiwanis Pie and Ice Cream Social at Soldiers Memorial Park

6:45 p.m. Mineral Point City Band Concert at Soldiers Memorial Park

Dusk – Fireworks show. Watch from downtown.

Throughout the day there will also be baseball games and various activities for kids, such as swimming, at Soldiers Memorial Park.

Have a happy 4th!!


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 Josh Berg and Makenzie Wells

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