Weekend of Festive Events

This is the last full shopping weekend before Christmas so get out there and enjoy the cold weather!

Be sure to stop by Phoebe’s Nest (154 High Street) as they will be celebrating their 10th Anniversary all weekend with treats, surprise gifts, and prizes.

Here are the events taking place in town this weekend. For a full list of events in the surrounding area, go to Sandee’s Calendar.

Friday, December 16th, 2016


6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Jason and Kanndie Basting’s house at 731 Madison (across from the high school entrance on the corner of Ross and Madison) is fully lit-up for Christmas and Friday night they will be handing out cookies and cocoa. The treats are free, but if you want to make a donation they will then give the money to the Pointer Pantry. When you are directly in front of their house, if you tune in to 90.3FM you will hear the Bastings’  personal Christmas radio station.

7:00 p.m.Mineral Point High School Wrestling and Hall of Fame Night.

8:00-11:00pm Live Music: Tinsel & Twang: A Merry-Cana Christmas at the Gray Dog Deli (215 High Street)

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

1:00-4:00pm A Christmas House Party at the Gundry House at Orchard Lawn (234 Madison). This event is a community Open House with music and goodies sponsored by the Mineral Point Historical Society.  Bring non-perishable food items or cash to benefit the MP Food Pantry, Pointer Pantry, or the Iowa County Humane Society.

7:00- Kerosene Kites & Katie Burns will be performing holiday songs off their recently released holiday albums at the Mineral Point Opera House (139 High Street).  Buy tickets here or at the door.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Get more shopping done!  Many local stores will be open.

Contributed by Rebekah Ottoway, Addy Chambers and Lisa Hay

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