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August 2018

FEATURED ARTIST

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Green Lantern Studios, 261 High St

Richard Moninski - Green Lantern Studios will feature a retrospective exhibition of works by Richard Moninski. The paintings and works on paper, done primarily over the past twenty years, showcase Moninski's ongoing concerns with the conventions of textile and surface design, historical imagery and the rendering of plants and animals.

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TOUR & EXHIBIT

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orchard Lawn (Gundry House), 234 Madison St
$5 – $7

Tour & Exhibit - WWI letters & Ava Fernekes art

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POTTER’S WHEEL – HANDS ON FUN

August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
225 Commerce St and 262 High St

Ever wanted to try working with clay on a potter's wheel? Guided by experienced ceramic artists you can do just that.

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CHEESE WHEEL

August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Where will the cheese wheel stop? Hook's cheese curds, movie passes or grab bag prizes, try again, or "sorry"?  Find the cheese wheel on Friday, August 3rd, at the Mineral Point Hotel patio, (121 Commerce St), from 4 pm - 6 pm. Then the wheel will be moved to just…

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OPENING RECEPTION

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brewery Pottery, 276 Shake Rag St

Reduce-Reuse-Reclocks: Repurposed Clocks by Diana Johnston

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LIVE MUSIC

August 3 @ 7:30 pm
GRAY DOG DELI, 215 High St
Free

Music by Meeker & Maiden  

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ARTS ON POINT GALLERY WEEKEND – 22 GALLERIES PLUS FASCINATING SHOPS

August 4 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
High St, Commerce St, and all around town

Saturday's events include 22 galleries and several shops open into the evening. This will be the day for the 1st Hook's Cheese Crawl where you will be able to sample 37 different varieties of world champion Hook's Cheese. The cheese crawl will start at 4, just look for the sign…

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FARMER’S MARKET

August 4 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Mineral Point Farmer’s Market, Business 151 at Madison St (Water Tower Park)

Organic produce, flowers, baked goods, art, and more.

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WORKSHOP

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mayday Press, 109 Commerce St

Letterpress Basics - 12x18 Posters. Come learn the basics of letterpress printing at Mayday Press. You will design and print your own edition of 12”x18” posters. Using our collection of antique wood type, Ludlow type, cuts and ornaments, we will guide you through the process of printing a two-color, phrase-based poster. You…

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DROP-IN WORKSHOP

August 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Shake Rag Alley Art Center, 18 Shake Rag Alley
Free

Seventies Ice Candles - To make the Ice Candles, ice is poured around a candlestick that is pinned from the bottom to a milk carton. Hot wax is poured over the ice. The ice melts as the wax sets creating a lacy wax form around the candlestick. The ice candle…

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COMMUNITY TAPESTRY

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Artful Apparel, 232 High St

Community Tapestry - Experience the fun of weaving on a loom with Kathleen Nutter  

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MEET THE ARTIST

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Artful Apparel, 232 High St

Trunk Show by Joan Kennedy - Felt artist, Joan Kennedy will show/discuss her work and processes.

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EXHIBITION OPENING

August 4 @ 10:00 am
Sugar Row Gallery, 234 High St

Cynthia Wolfe's Flight of Fancy: Collage and Assemblage  

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MUSEUM TOUR

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mineral Point Railroad Museum, 11 Commerce St

Mineral Point Railroad Museum - The Mineral Point depot was built in 1856. Made of local stone, it is now the oldest depot in Wisconsin.  The museum has a large collection of local railroad artifacts, including early (civil war) documents from the Mineral Point Railroad and Illinois Central railroads. A…

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FEATURED ARTIST

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Green Lantern Studios, 261 High St

Richard Moninski - Green Lantern Studios will feature a retrospective exhibition of works by Richard Moninski. The paintings and works on paper, done primarily over the past twenty years, showcase Moninski's ongoing concerns with the conventions of textile and surface design, historical imagery and the rendering of plants and animals.

Find out more »

DROP-IN WORKSHOP

August 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Shake Rag Alley Art Center, 18 Shake Rag Alley
Free

Seventies Shrinky Dinks - Originally created as a cub scout project in 1973. Designs are created on thin polystyrene plastic sheets with felt tip markers. Once cut out, the designs are placed in an oven and when heated, shrink down to about one third the size. A Shrinky Dink oven…

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POTTER’S WHEEL – HANDS ON FUN

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
225 Commerce St

Ever wanted to try working with clay on a potter's wheel? Guided by experienced ceramic artist you can do just that.

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TOUR & AUTHOR KATHLEEN ERNST

August 4 @ 2:00 pm
Pendarvis, 114 Shake Rag St
$15

 Experience the mystery of "Mining for Justice" at Pendarvis. Follow in Chloe's footsteps and see many of the places she explored during her week at Pendarvis. See real historic artifacts featured in the book not normal seen on tour. Tour ends with light refreshments and a Q & A period…

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ARTS & CHEESE CRAWL

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mineral Point, WI

Here's your chance to sample up to 37 varieties of cheeses from international award winner Hook's Cheese during Saturday's Arts & Cheese Crawl. Wander into galleries, shops, and other businesses exploring the uniqueness that makes Mineral Point so inviting while sampling a different variety of cheese in each location. Never…

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SPINNING – HANDS ON FUN

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
THE PEAR & SALVAGE HOME, 12 Fountain St

Watch experienced spinners do their craft. You'll have a chance to try spinning for yourself. Just look for the spinning wheels outside of The Pear.

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WELDING STUDIO TOURS

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brewery Pottery, 276 Shake Rag St

Welding Studio Tours: Reduce-Reuse-Reclock: Repurposed Clocks by Diana Johnston

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LIVE MUSIC

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Library Park, 137 High St
Free

Point Five plays genuine acoustic music with an emphasis on Americana, folk, old-time, bluegrass and alternative country, often blending these genres with unique arrangements.

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FEATURED ARTIST AND DEMONSTRATION

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
THE PEAR & SALVAGE HOME, 12 Fountain St

Featuring Heather Harris' abstract acrylic and ink expressions using a variety of techniques including impression of found objects, brush and dropper applications and hand drawn fine tuning. Wax rubbing too. Heather will be painting in The Pear boutique gallery from 4 pm - 8pm.

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ARTIST RECEPTION

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sugar Row Gallery, 234 High St

Cynthia Wolfe - Collage and Assemblage Artist

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STUDIO OPEN HOUSE

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mayday Press, 109 Commerce St

Talk shop at Mayday Press.  Curious about letterpress? Visit May at the Mayday Press Annex. Talk design and letterpress, tour the studio, and meet the hulking equipment used to make cards, notebooks, posters, and more. Hang out, have a snack, and talk shop. Hope to see you there! Drop us…

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POTTER’S WHEEL – HANDS ON FUN

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Windy Ridge Pottery, 262 High St

More chances to work on a potter's wheel located on High St. Let the fun continue.

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ARTIST RECEPTION

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Longbranch Gallery, 203 Commerce St

Ben Brummerhop  Ben grew up in Florida and started using drugs at the age of 13. It was only after moving to Mineral Point that he found his path to recovery and his real artistic voice. In 2010, he had a national exhibition about his recovery called "A New Use…

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DEMONSTRATION

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Glimmering Prize, 223 Commerce St

Lorraine Reynolds will be doing a Spirit Doll demo. These are art dolls from reclaimed fabric and found objects.

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LIVE MUSIC

August 4 @ 7:30 pm
Mineral Point Opera House, 139 High St
$20

Mineral Point Opera House presents Sweet Dreams & Honky Tonks: A Tribute to the Lives and Music of Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and Hank Williams starring Tom Waselchuk & Lindsey Giese.    

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DROP-IN WORKSHOP

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Free

Seventies Ice Candles - To make the Ice Candles, ice is poured around a candlestick that is pinned from the bottom to a milk carton. Hot wax is poured over the ice. The ice melts as the wax sets creating a lacy wax form around the candlestick. The ice candle…

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ARTS ON POINT GALLERY WEEKEND – 22 GALLERIES PLUS FASCINATING SHOPS

August 5 @ 10:00 am
High St, Commerce St, and all around town

Sunday's events include galleries and shops open into the afternoon. There are drop-in workshops, a community tapestry to work on, historic tours and exhibits, and the classic movie Citizen Kane on the big screen at the wonderfully restored Mineral Point Opera House. 

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COMMUNITY TAPESTRY

August 5 @ 10:00 am
Artful Apparel, 232 High St

Community Tapestry - Experience the fun of weaving on a loom with Kathleen Nutter

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FEATURED ARTIST

August 5 @ 10:00 am
Green Lantern Studios, 261 High St

Richard Moninski - Green Lantern Studios will feature a retrospective exhibition of works by Richard Moninski. The paintings and works on paper, done primarily over the past twenty years, showcase Moninski's ongoing concerns with the conventions of textile and surface design, historical imagery and the rendering of plants and animals.

Find out more »

DROP-IN WORKSHOP

August 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Shake Rag Alley Art Center, 18 Shake Rag Alley
Free

Seventies Shrinky Dinks - Originally created as a cub scout project in 1973. Designs are created on thin polystyrene plastic sheets with felt tip markers. Once cut out, the designs are placed in an oven and when heated, shrink down to about one third the size. A Shrinky Dink oven…

Find out more »

TOUR & EXHIBIT

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orchard Lawn (Gundry House), 234 Madison St
$5 – $7

Tour & Exhibit - WWI letters & Ava Fernekes Art

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MUSEUM TOUR

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mineral Point Railroad Museum, 11 Commerce St

Mineral Point Railroad Museum - The Mineral Point depot was built in 1856. Made of local stone, it is now the oldest depot in Wisconsin.  The museum has a large collection of local railroad artifacts, including early (civil war) documents from the Mineral Point Railroad and Illinois Central railroads. A…

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CLASSIC FILM

August 5 @ 2:00 pm
Mineral Point Opera House, 139 High St
$5

Mineral Point Opera House presents the classic movie Citizen Kane on the big screen. When a reporter is assigned to decipher newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane's (Orson Welles) dying words, his investigation gradually reveals the fascinating portrait of a complex man who rose from obscurity to staggering heights. Though Kane's…

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November 2018

ARTS ON POINT GALLERY WEEKEND

November 30 @ 10:00 am - December 2 @ 5:00 pm
Mineral Point, WI

Perhaps our most famous Gallery Weekend where we have teamed up with the Mineral Point Chamber to give you a weekend of shops and galleries filled with unique gifts and handmade products in the backdrop of historic buildings draped in garland and bows, windows dressed for the season, and so…

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PAINT YOUR OWN CERAMIC ORNAMENT

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - December 1 @ 6:00 pm
Howdle Studio, 225 Commerce Street
$5.00

Katie and Joelle will be at Howdle Studio/Gallery offering you a chance to create your own hand-painted ornament.  For $5 each, you can make a one of a kind original ornament.  There will be blank bisqued ceramic tiles of various shapes provided in Shake Rag’s Sardeson Clay Classroom from 2-6…

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MAKE A HOLIDAY CARD

November 30 @ 4:00 pm - December 1 @ 8:00 pm
Longbranch Gallery, 203 Commerce St

Visitors are invited to hand print a charming holiday card from an original linocut carving by Longbranch resident artist Judy Sutcliffe.  Friday & Saturday 4-8pm.

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December 2018

63rd ANNUAL TRINITY CHRISTMAS FAIRE

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Trinity Church, 409 High Street

Generations have enjoyed the magic of Christmas at this nostalgic event with lunch and shopping for all sorts of items, hand-made holiday decorations, home-made baked goods, including Cornish saffron special treats.

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SANTA WORKSHOPS

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shake Rag Alley Art Center, 18 Shake Rag Alley

Santa's Workshops for the entire family. You'll find everything you need to decorate a one-of-a-kind gingerbread cottage. There will be supplies to create Christmas crafts and decorations. Enjoy cookie decorating and hot chocolate. Tickets are available at the Lind Pavillion, 411 Commerce St, beginning at 10am on Santa Day, December…

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PHOTOS WITH SANTA CLAUS AND MRS. CLAUS

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shake Rag Alley Art Center, 18 Shake Rag Alley
$10

Join the fun and Shake Rag Alley on Saturday December 1st. Photos with Santa Claus and Mrs.Claus are a holiday tradition at Shake Rag. They've promised to return for a photo-op appearance from 10am to 12noon. Tickets will be available at the Lind Pavilion beginning at 10am. Photos with Santa…

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EXHIBITION OPENING & ARTIST RECEPTION

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sugar Row Gallery, 234 High St

‘Monotypes’ work by Jon  Mason at Sugar Row Gallery, 234 High StreetExhibition opens Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11 am.  Meet the artist in a Reception on Saturday, Dec 1 from 5-8pm

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PAINT YOUR OWN CERAMIC ORNAMENT

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
THE PEAR & SALVAGE HOME, 12 Fountain St

Join The Pear for the season of rapture, giving & mistletoe.  Create your own unique Christmas ceramic ornament with the one and only local artisan, "Alan Gossett". He will be offering a “Paint Your Own Ceramic Ornament” event at The Pear boutique gallery on Saturday / Candlelight Shopping & Gallery…

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CANDLELIGHT SHOPPING

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mineral Point, WI

Enjoy the glow of 400 candlelights lining the streets of Mineral Point, along with evergreen garland draping across the historic buildings that line the streets. You'll find chestnuts roasting, shops filled with holiday cheer, and a burst of fireworks all of which will add up to a night filled with…

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SET IN STONE POP-UP SHOP

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Set in Stone, 210 Commerce Street
Mineral Point, WI 53565

Set in Stone - 210 Commerce Street Showcasing Audrey Christie, printmaker and Nathan Gieseke, glassblower Plus come in and meet the new owners of the building!

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ILLUSION MIDWEST CHRISTMAS DRAG SHOW

December 1 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tequila Point, 43 High Street
Mineral Point, WI 53565

Another year has come and it is time once again for Illusions Midwest to bring some Christmas Joy to Mineral Point with the Annual Tequila Point Christmas Drag Show! Along with our amazing cast we are bringing all the way from Milwaukee the amazing and statuesque Dita Von. Showtime is…

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VISITS WITH SANTA

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aspen Ridge Home & Garden, 915 Ridge St

Santa Claus is coming to Aspen Ridge on Sunday, December 2. The Jolly Old Man will be in the greenhouse from 1-3. All weekend long you can enjoy complimentary candy canes, cookies and hot cocoa. Aspen Ridge will be open until 9 pm on Fri. Nov 30 and Sat. Dec…

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CLASSIC FILM

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mineral Point Opera House, 139 High St
$5

It's a Wonderful Life George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence –…

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