Weekend Events – July 22-23, 2016

Friday, July 22nd

8:00 p.m. Live music performed by Cupola ( Lily Bragge, Jesse Bauman and Gregory Merrick) at Gray Dog Deli.

Saturday, July 23rd


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


12:00-4:00 p.m. 1st Annual Mineral Point Car Show at Soldiers Memorial Park. There will be many different antique, vintage, and interesting vehicles of all makes, models, and years to see. There will also be concessions and a beer tent available. Vehicle Registration begins at 8 a.m. Show Hours: Noon – 4 pm.

7:00 p.m. Magic Lantern Show. 114 Shake Rag Street- Pendarvis Historic Site. Relive the tales and exploits of famous Wisconsin Dells photographer H.H. Bennett through a period magic lantern show.  Just $5 for adults and $2.50 for children.

7:30 p.m. “People Brothers Band” perform live at the Opera House. They are an 8 piece Rhythm and Soul powerhouse from Madison’s vibrant music scene. Tickets $20.


9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Live music by the Driftless Beggars at Tequila Point

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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One Response to Weekend Events – July 22-23, 2016

  1. Matt says:

    Reblogged this on Mineral Point, Dodgeville and Spring Green Events and commented:
    This is going to be a great weekend in #MineralPointWI

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