things to do: Things to do around Monroe, WI - 07/28/10 11:50 AM
~ Take a tour of the old world at the annual Amish Quilt Auction. Bid on hundreds of handmade quilts, Amish made furniture, collectibles, and even horse implements. Bake sale and hand made ice cream made with a diesel engine featured. The auction is on Saturday at the Amish Schoolhouse - corner of Hwy. 104 and Atkinson Rd.
~ Turn your trip to the auction into an adventure. Bicycle there by joining the ride sponsored by Bombay Bicycle Club, and the Earth Rider van will bring your purchases back for you. Meet at Earth Rider in Brodhead at 8:00am for … (2 comments)

things to do: Concerts on the Square begin in Monroe, WI - 06/07/10 12:38 PM
The Monroe Concerts on the Square start this week. The Thursday evening concert series will happen every other week all summer long.
The concerts kick off this week with a performance by Beth Kille. Beth has treated Monroe to some great concerts in the past as part of Clear Blue Betty. She gives a great concert with a combination of rock, country, folk and blues.
The concerts start at 6:30 pm. Bring your chair and pack a picnic supper. You can also order a boxed supper from some of Downtown Restaurants.
Come on Downtown for a great evening … (1 comments)

things to do: Wordlesses Wednesday on a Thursday: All a Glow - 05/27/10 04:19 AM

Photographed at the Green County, Wisconsin Fairgrounds in June 2007 at the annual hot air balloon rally in Monroe, Wisconsin.  The Monroe Balloon Rally celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary this year!  Join the Monroe Balloon Rally Facebook Fan Page for all the details on this homegrown event.  All rights are reserved.

things to do: Things to do around Monroe, WI this Memorial Day Weekend - 05/27/10 04:05 AM
Memorial Day Weekend is almost upon us. Where has the time gone this year? If you don't have plans yet for the weekend, here are a few options for you:
~ Sky Vu Drive-In is open! Shrek: 4 Ever After and Iron Man 2 are playing this weekend starting at approximately 8:45 pm. This year marks 56 years of continual operation for the local drive in theater.
~ There is a 3-D archery shoot at SLICE this weekend. The qualifying shoots start on Thursday evening, and the final is on Sunday. Call Boog at 817-243-9244 for more information; all … (0 comments)

things to do: Primitive Soul Art Studio enrolling for summer classes - 05/24/10 11:02 AM
Primitive Soul Art Studio has a couple new classes in the offering for this summer. We've always been very happy with any class our children have taken from Primitive Soul, and we certainly recommend giving this studio a try if you have not before.
Art Exchange
We will be making artist trading cards, creative journal exchange as well as other mixed media art to share. Dates: Tuesdays June 22nd – August 3rd (6 classes- No class July 13th) Time: 6pm - 815pm Who: Girls entering 8th to 12th grade Cost: $ 85.00
Oh, the Stories We Tell

things to do: Things to Do Around Monroe WI this weekend - 05/21/10 10:19 AM
Have you figured out your weekend plans yet?
~ Pure Wood Art in Albany is opening a new show on Saturday from 3 until 9 pm. The reception will feature food and drink, and the new exhibit will feature mixed media, abstract watercolor and more.
~ Spring Fling! Monticello is celebrating their annual Spring Fling this weekend. Events start on Friday and run through Sunday. Come for music, foods, arts demonstrations and art fair, softball and mud volleyball tournaments, pig roast, car show and more.
~ Monroe celebrates A Square Affair, a grand opening finally of the newly … (0 comments)

things to do: "All the world's a stage" - 05/17/10 04:49 AM
If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.
Another season of the the Shakespeare Project has wrapped up locally here in Monroe, and it is time for the youth to do their annual performance.
The words of the Bard will resonate through the Monroe Arts Center tomorrow evening as the youth from the project perform acts from many of the timeless classics. The performances start at 6:30 pm. As in past years, admission is a free will donation to Shakespeare on the Edge. Shakespeare … (2 comments)

things to do: Things to do around Monroe in the upcoming week - 04/07/10 05:09 AM
Spring has sprung, so come on out and enjoy all that the Green County, Wisconsin, area has to offer!
~ Join the Young Professionals of Green County for their monthly Happy Hour event. This month, they are gathering at Turner Hall in Monroe on Thursday from 5:30 until 7:30 pm.
~ The Alternative Fuel Society meets at River Valley Trading Company in Blanchardville this Friday evening starting at 7 pm. New people are always welcome.
~ Branson on the Road is performing at the PAC in Monroe. Comdey, country, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, and Gospel should make for an entertaining evening. … (0 comments)

things to do: From Swaziland to Monroe, Wisconsin - 03/29/10 05:22 AM
An interesting multi-cultural, mixed media exhibit is opening at the Monroe Arts Center Frehner Gallery this Thursday.
"Message from Swaziland" was inspired by local artist Jennifer Rikkers' walk through parts of Africa when she participated in the 2008 Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation AIDS Walk Africa. Rikkers combined her photography with acrylic painting to create this exhibit highlighting the people of Swaziland who touched her so deeply during her walk through the country. Rikkers wanted to share the message of Swaziland's people, a people in a country that has been deeply affected by the HIV/AIDS crisis.
33% of the population … (0 comments)

things to do: Things to do around Monroe - 03/17/10 02:21 PM
Even though the weather is not looking good for the weekend, there are still things to do in the area.
~ River Valley Trading Company has their monthly documentary showing on Thursday evening. This month, the movie is "Blue Gold: World Water Wars." The screening starts at 7 pm.
~ Monroe Theatre Guild has a children's theatre workshop this weekend. Help your children prepare for the upcoming try outs for Music Man with the audition workshop on Saturday. Visit the MTG website for registration information.
~ Pick your favorite type of live music! The benefit concert for the children … (1 comments)

things to do: Things to Do Around Monroe WI - 03/10/10 02:07 PM
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Here's a glance at what is going on in the region:
~ Enjoy your corned beef and cabbage a little early this year at a fundraiser sponosred by the Orangeville Masonic Lodge. Come to Tammy Jo's Restaurant in Orangeville on Saturday for a seating at either 4:30, 5:30 or 6:30 pm. The $8.50 dinner benefits the Freeport Dyslexia Center. Take-outs available, and reservations requested for seating time.
~ Browntown has a St Patrick's Day Dance on Saturday evening at the Fire Station. This event is an annual fund raiser for the … (0 comments)

things to do: Things to Do Around Monroe WI - 02/26/10 08:37 AM
Yes, we are a day late with our Thing to Do this week. Sorry about that. Wednesday was a wild and crazy one around here!
~ If you missed Rainbow Fleece Farm's Cabin Fever event last weekend, you have another chance this weekend to check out the sheep and the fiber. Email Patty or call her at 608.527.5311 for more information. Rainbow Fleece Farm doesn't have a website, but you can find them at W7181 Hustad Valley Rd by New Glarus
~ Eat something different this weekend. Go out for breakfast at one of our classic diners like Corner Cafe … (1 comments)

things to do: New in Green County - Sideways Shakespeare Project - 02/23/10 07:32 AM
Our friend Jennifer over at Primitive Soul Art Studio in Monroe started the Shakespeare Project for youth a number of years ago. This project has grown into the non-profit group Shakespeare on the Edge, which we have mentioned often on this blog. SotE now includes not only the Shakespeare Project but also The Eclectic Rogues, a traveling youth group who do performances as well as workshops addressing modern issues through the works of Shakespeare.
Jennifer and the SotE group has a new project up their sleeves. The Sideways Shakespeare Company is starting up to encourage creativity and give an outlet … (0 comments)

things to do: Things to do around Monroe, Valentine's Weekend - 02/10/10 02:17 PM
Another week, another weekend to plan for.
~ Blackhawk Technical College has some interesting community education classes starting next week. Inspired Art, Drawing People, or Pen and Watercolor Fundamentals, Quickbooks, Access, Skype , or Social Networking, Cake Decorating, Meditation, Organic Gardening, or Plan Your Herb Garden, Conversational Spanish, Sustainable Building: Green Design Basics with LEED principles are all starting in the next two weeks. The Skype workshop is tonight, and as long as there is room, you can enroll up until the last minute.
~ Stop in at the Historic Courthouse in Monroe for a free Valentine's Day cookies anytime … (3 comments)

things to do: Be My Valentine - 02/09/10 07:41 AM
Chocolate and Valentine's Day are a perfect pairing. Treat your sweetheart at a couple of local events this weekend!
River Valley Trading Company in Blanchardville is having their 2nd annual Chocolate Tasting and Auction on Saturday afternoon. From 2 until 4, sample delicious and unusual chocolates from TerraSource Gourmet Chocolates along with various wines. For only $2, you can sample all of the chocolates. Then, bid for your favorites in the silent auction. Stick around to show the selection of interesting and varied local gifts available at River Valley Trading Company, and save 10% on any of them.
After chocolate appetizers, … (4 comments)

things to do: Things to Do Around Monroe WI - 02/03/10 03:08 AM
What to do, what to do.
~ The Wisconsin Regional Art Exhibit opens at the Monroe Arts Center on Thursday evening. This multi-media exhibit features artist from all over the region. The exhibit culminates with an artist workshop on Feburary 27. That all day workshop has $5 admission at the door, but the exhibit in Frehner Gallery is, as always, free.
~ MAC also has a painting workshop this weekend. "Approaches to Winter Painting" with Tina Duemler and Jonathan Wilde is this Saturday from 9 am until 5 pm. $70 fee, registration required. The deadline was actually Tuesday, but try giving … (4 comments)

things to do: Apline Curling Club offering Into classes - 01/06/10 06:58 AM
The Alpine Curling Club is offering an Introduction to Curling class. This six week course begins on February 6th and runs through March 13. The class will be every Saturday evening from 6 until 8 pm. The cost will be $50 per adult, and teens over 13 can participate for free if they are accompanied by a paid adult. Introduction to Curling will cover history, technique, etiquette and game strategy in the first two weeks. There will be four weeks of league-style play. Material (brooms and sliders) will be provided. If you have been curious about curling, try your hand now … (3 comments)

things to do: Things to Do Around Monroe WI - 12/10/09 05:33 AM
If you have finished digging out from yesterday's blizzard and can think ahead again, here is a look at what is happening in our area in the upcoming week: ~ On Friday evening, the Monroe Arts Center plays host to the Community Sing Along starting at 7 pm. Patrick Beckman will play the piano, and the audience will be directed by the Allen Redford, Director of Choral Music at Highland College. Songs will include traditional holiday fare such as Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells, White Christmas, Silent Night, and Joy to the World. Prior to the singing, there will be a … (2 comments)

things to do: Things to Do Around Monroe WI - 12/02/09 08:12 AM
So, what is happening in the region this weekend?
~ The Monroe Clinic Volunteers have their annual Christmas Festival on Friday in Founder's Hall. On December 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., stop in for a bake sale, lunch stand, Clare’s Closet gift shop items, a silent auction as well as coffee and sweets. All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund.
~ If you are in Shopko this Friday or Saturday, stop by to listen to music provided by students of the Green County Piano Teachers Association. 155 students and 8 teachers are participating in a Piano Play-A-Thon.

things to do: Ticket on sale now for "A Christmas Carol" - 12/01/09 10:56 AM

Do you have your tickets yet for the Monroe Theatre Guild's production of "A Christmas Carol"? The show is shaping up to be wonderful again this year! … (2 comments)

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