Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Things to Do around Monroe, WI

Hold on to your hats, it is a busy weekend in the area!

~ Artisan Gallery in Paoli is having an opening reception for Joel Wish: New Work in Pastel & Digital Photographs & Five by Seven: Five works by seven artist. The reception will be on Friday evening startimg at 5 pm.

~ The 39th Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 9am - 5pm at Monroe High School. Come explore earth sciences in a fun and festive way. There will be cool demonstrations, interesting displays, fun stuff for the kids.

~ The Monroe City Band is having their annual Cabaret Show on Saturday evening at Turner Hall starting at 8 pm. Admission is free.

~ Winneshiek Playhouse in Freeport will have a concert by solo acoustic guitarist Michael Gulezian on Saturday beginning at 7:30.

~ Also on Saturday, come hear Voices Unlimited at the Monroe Arts Center. Thoughtfully crafted arrangements, a masterful use of tight, five-part harmonies, infectious rhythms, and exhilarating improvisations all characterize this group's unique style.

~ There will be a wine tasting at the new Vince's Ristorante & Pizzeria on Monday evening. There will be two different wine companies there, and you will be able to sample up to twelve wines. There are two dining options: wine sampling and choice of two appetizers for $20.00 (plus tax and tip); or wine sampling, choice of two appetizers, soup or salad, choice of two main courses and dessert for $37.95 (plus tax and tip). Please call for reservations, 608-328-3222.

~ Get your tickets now for the upcoming performances of "Godspell" by the Monroe Theatre Guild. The shows will be on the first and second weekends of April. Also, sign up for MTG's upcoming theater classes.

For even more area events,visit Green County Spotlight or Stephensen County CVB.

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