Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Things to Do Around Monroe

Don't forget to check Monday's post for additional things to do this weekend.

~ Moonspinners of Northwest Illinois, a fiber arts guild, has their monthly meeting tonight from 7 until 9 pm at the Methodist Church in Organgeville. New members are always welcome.

~ Stef from Goose Chaser Farm is doing a workshop entitle Sustainable Styling from Thursday through Saturday. Photographers, come learn from an expert. Stef is a professional, and she teaches this workshop that blends photography, love of food and sustainability to help other professionals capture the essence of green styling. There is one day on location at our favorite herb farm, one day in the studio, and a workshop session on marketing. Contact Stef immediately to check on availability if you are interested.

~ The Monticello Homecoming Celebration takes place this week. From Thursday evening through Sunday, enjoy small town festivities with a carnival, softball tournaments, fish boil, beer stand, talent show, motorcycle ride, chicken barbecue, water fights, parade and more.

~ Downtown Monroe plays host to another Concert on the Square at 6:30 on Thursday evening. The band this time is "Stranded in Iowa". Boxed suppers are available from Turner Hall, Garden Deli and Cafe Claudeen.

~ New Glarus hosts their annual Maxwell Street Days. Walk around town and browse for deals on the sidewalk table on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Shop for bargains through the entire town on Saturday at the annual New Glarus Citywide Garage Sale.

~ Green County Humane Society's Pedal for Paws takes place on Saturday. Bike 12, 15 or 30 miles in support of the Humane Society. Registration is $35 for individuals or $60 per family.

~ Cheer on your favorite team as the Cubs take on the Cards at Little Cubs Field in Freeport. These are the Little League versions of those teams, of course. The Black Earth Cards are coming in to play the Freeport Cubs. Game time is 3:10 pm. Even if you don't like the majors, there is a special exuberance to a Little League game.

Here's to another great weekend in the Green County area!

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