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Workshop: Sculpture Is Culture with Hana Bibliowicz

Adamah Clay Studios of Bethel Horizons 4651 Cty Rd. ZZ, Dodgeville

Hana Bibliowicz is a fascinating woman with a deep multicultural background. She was raised in Colombia and spent her life as a teacher, social activist and artist. She has a lot to teach us through her historical understanding of indigenous art and culture. Join Hana as she introduces 4 sculptural techniques in clay: Carving a…

$310.00

Alley Stage Reading Series: Deb Meyer’s “The Whole Shebang”

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point

Enjoy a Saturday afternoon at Shake Rag Alley for our third staged-reading series on our intimate outdoor theater, Alley Stage. Besides being fun to watch, a staged reading of a play-in-progress is an important way a playwright can get important feedback from an audience (you!) and determine what their next steps are with the script.…

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24th Annual Platteville Historic Re-enactment

Mound View Park East Madison Street, Platteville

Held since 1998, the 3-day Platteville Historic Re-enactment showcases the history of America’s Upper Mississippi Valley from the mid-1700s to 1840, featuring educators, artisans and re-enactors all taking part in the celebration. The Historic Re-enactment presents a hands-on living history experience for the general public, as well as thousands of students whose visit enhances their…

Free
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Mineral Point Market

Water Tower Park Business 151 and Madison Street, Mineral Point

The Mineral Point Market is held every Saturday under the water tower beginning the first Saturday in May through the third Saturday of October. For a list of participating vendors, see www.mineralpointmarket.com/news.

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Local Art at the Library: Amber Westerman and Ed Wohl

Spring Green Community Library 230 E. Monroe St., Spring Green

Throughout September, Amber Westerman is exhibiting her architectural designs in the Community Room Gallery and Ed Wohl is exhibiting his woodworking in the Glass Case Gallery at the Spring Green Community Library during regular library hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Free

Workshop: Nuno Felted Scarf

Folklore Village

Nuno felting utilizes animal fibers and a sheer, open-weave fabric like silk to create a new material. In this 6-hour workshop, students will complete a scarf with merino wool and silk using the wet felting technique. Instructor Jennifer Angelo will discuss the history and uses of felt and explain the types of felting. Students will…

Workshop: Introduction to Blacksmithing

Folklore Village

Learn the basics of blacksmithing, from starting and tending a coal-fired forge, to the different techniques and tools of the trade from instructor Greg Winz. The class will start with the skills needed to make a simple post hook. In the afternoon, students will get to choose to make one or more projects, like more…

Workshop: Fermented Beverage Series

Folklore Village

In the past, the beneficial effects of fermented foods on health were unknown, and so people primarily used fermentation to preserve foods, enhance shelf life, and improve flavor. Fermented foods have recently been associated with many health benefits, such as anti-oxidant, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and anti-atherosclerotic activity. In this class, students will receive instruction…

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Driftless Landscape Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center 5607 Cty. Rd. C, Spring Green

Join us for a conversation about the interconnectedness of land and culture while enjoying an approximately 1-mile walk across the Taliesin estate. This completely outdoor tour will speak to the natural history of the estate, using Frank Lloyd Wright as the connecting theme between topics. Guests on this tour will explore the landscape that Wright…

Workshop: Finding Your Best Singing Key with Bryan Bowers

Folklore Village

From his rather unglamorous beginning as a street singer, Bryan Bowers has become a major artist on the traditional music circuit and was the first living member to be inducted into the Autoharp Hall of Fame. In this workshop, Bryan will teach students tips for finding that sweet spot for your particular vocal range, and…

$15
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Bluegrass Jam

Spring Green General Store 137 S. Albany St., Spring Green

Bring your instrument and play along or come to listen at the Bluegrass Jam at the Spring Green General Store the second Saturday of each month. While the weather permits they'll be held on our back deck.  It's an amazing group of performers.

donations for musicians gratefully accepted
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Driftless Poets Workshop

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point

Workshop new poems and deepen your craft at this free monthly workshop that meets the second Saturday of the month in person and online except July and December. New poets are always welcome, but only those who have submitted work prior to the workshop will receive feedback and critique. To receive Zoom link, register here.…

Workshop: Sea Chantyes in Wisconsin (and Beyond)

Folklore Village

Long ago, songs of the oceans and seas made their way along America’s rivers and onto the Great Lakes, gaining a presence in the upper Midwest where many evolved into regional folk songs. In this way and others, such songs have become an essential part of American music traditions on land as well as water.…

Workshop: Tips for Enjoying Playing Your Instrument with Bryan Bowers

Folklore Village

From his rather unglamorous beginning as a street singer, Bryan Bowers has become a major artist on the traditional music circuit and was the first living member to be inducted into the Autoharp Hall of Fame. In this workshop, Bryan will teach students tips and tricks to get the most out of playing the autoharp.…

$15