Weekend Events – July 7-10, 2016

The Woodlanders Gathering and many more events are happening this weekend!

Here’s the line-up with links!

Thursday, July 7th

7 BoatRaceFinalsWebAll day-The 15th Midwest Woodlanders Gathering kicks off this Thursday at Shake Rag Alley. You can still register for one of their many workshops where you can create unique rustic and nature crafts! Some projects include building rustic tables and chairs made from twigs and branches, basket making, woodcarving, blacksmithing, wielding, and working with leather, fiber, and clay. Workshops are for beginners and experienced folks alike. Join nature lovers for an exciting weekend! It’s like “Summer camp for adults.”

Friday, July 8th

13350240_1361238780556543_296389582117495031_oAll day- Woodlanders continues.

6:00 -8:00 p.m.  Jammin’ on the Porch featuring music performed by Scott Stieber and Don Meyers at Orchard Lawn (The Gundry House)

8:00 p.m. Live music by Listen to the Deep Light at Gray Dog Deli

Saturday, July 9th

All day Woodlanders continues.

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

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Grand Opening of Cyndy’s Fudge & Ice Cream Shoppe             Specials on fudge, ice cream, and crafts. Stop by for door prizes, free samples and face painting!

1:00-9:00 p.m. Haiku Workshop lead by Tom Painting. The workshop is split into two parts starting with How-to Haiku Beginners Workshop and ending with The Garden Path (6:30 p.m.). In between the work shops there will be time for reflection, writing, and dinner at 5 p.m. at the Walker House.

8:00 p.m. Point Five performs at Alley Stage in Shake Rag Alley.

Sunday, July 10th

All day- Last day of Woodlanders Gathering

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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