Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Things to Do around Monroe July 4th Weekend

~ Fireworks time here in Green County! If you are looking for a real hometown celebration, you are in the right place.
  • Monroe's celebration takes place on Sunday at Twining Park. There will be events throughout the day including a soccer tournament, little league games, wagon rides and concerts. Concessions are available. The big event takes place as soon as it is dark, about 9:30 most years.
  • Brodhead celebrates with a parade and culminates with a fireworks display E Third Ave, the south side of the city behind McDonalds. There is also a concert at the Veteran's Memorial Park at 6:30 featuring Lou and Peter Berryman.
  • Why pick and choose? Monticello lets you visit some of the other area displays on the Fourth, then does their display on Saturday, July 10th, shooting form the island on the lake at Hwy 60 and Hwy F.
  • Shullsburg does their display on July 4 starting at 9:45 p.m. in Badger Park.
~ Need a quick dinner tonight? Grab something from the Pork Producers annual event at the SLICE. Dine in or carry out available.

~ The Green County Garden Club meets at Zwingli Church on Thursday to learn about and discuss container water gardening.

~ The Monroe Arts Center hosts a new 2-person exhibit starting on Thursday. Mineral Point, Wisconsin artists Carole Spelic' and Richard Moninski, explore the art of textiles in this exhibit in Frehner Gallery.

~ See some of the relics of Green County's agricultural heritage in the 8 Miles of Ag-tiques event this weekend. Hwy 69 from Monroe to Orangeville will be lined with different stops featuing different types of tractors and other agricultural relics. John Deere, Oliver, International Harvester, Massy-Harris, Minneaplis-Moline, Allis Chalmers - if these names mean anything to you, you might find this annual event fascinating. Come and see the bits of history at these free events.

~ "...that start with 'T' and that rhymes with 'P' and that stands for POOL." Come see Harold Hill, Marian and all the rest at Monroe Theatre Guild's performance of "The Music Man". Opening night is Friday evening, and there is a matinee performance on Saturday. If this weekend doesn't work, there are performances next week from Thursday through Sunday as well. Tickets are available through the MTG Box Office or at the door. $10 members, $12 non-members, children and seniors $8. All children under 12 are FREE with a paid adult at any matinee performance!

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