Crush Gravel. Crush Road. Repeat. The Dairy Roubaix is a one day unsupported gravel tour in the form of three different looping routes to choose from. This event has morphed over the years, but has always taken place in the beautiful and challenging Driftless Region of Southwest Wisconsin. Running eachContinue Reading

Welcome to Norskedalen Norskedalen (which means the Norwegian Valley), is a nature and heritage center dedicated to preserving, interpreting and sharing the natural environment and cultural heritage of the area surrounding Coon Valley in southwest Wisconsin. Norskedalen has so much to offer in so many different ways, exploring the naturalContinue Reading

Coon Creek Watershed Council Announces Partnership with Coon Valley Dairy Supply Company and the Town of Coon for Valley Conservation Day on May 4th. Valley Conservation Day will be held at Coon Valley Dairy Supply Co, located at S688A WI-162, Coon Valley, WI. This event will include live music from MollieContinue Reading

Mama’s Broke, composed of Lisa Maria and Amy Lou Keeler, has spent the last nine years touring relentlessly, from Eastern Canada to far-reaching locales like Ireland and Indonesia, shaping a unique dark-folk sound. Their JUNO-nominated album “Narrow Line” showcases a blend of Americana, Eastern European fiddle, and a cappella ballads,Continue Reading

Where Music and Community Meet 15 Years of MWMF Discover New Music. Mid West Music Fest is a non-profit organization that hosts two festivals per year.  One in Winona, Minnesota and one in La Crosse, WI—featuring regional acts from all genres of music. The mission of the MWMF is toContinue Reading

New Glarus Bike Rodeo It’s the New Glarus Bike Rodeo, sponsored by the New Glarus Police Department and New Glarus Chamber of Commerce, open to kids in grades K-4! The New Glarus Police Department will have a bike safety obstacle course open to children. The first 50 kids will receiveContinue Reading

7th Annual Writing Retreat Join us for the seventh annual Writing Retreat at Shake Rag Alley, open to writers of all levels. Explore storytelling, narrative, flash forms, and working across genres with retreat faculty Patricia Ann McNair (Explorations in Flash Forms; Retreat Artistic Director), Christine Maul Rice (Writing Fiction), andContinue Reading

There are more than a million reasons to support Brat Fest! Since 1983, the World’s Largest Brat Fest has sold more than 4 million brats to help raise almost $2 million to benefit 100+ local charities. Brat Fest brings the community together each Memorial Day weekend—rain or shine—for 3 daysContinue Reading

Historic Hixon House Museum Historic Hixon House was built in 1858 by pioneer Gideon Hixon, who went on to become a wealthy lumber baron in La Crosse. He and his wife Ellen raised their five sons in this home and expanded it to the size it is today. The familyContinue Reading

Oil and Cold Wax Annual Retreat Spend four inventive days painting with other oil and cold wax artists! Shake Rag Alley is pleased to host this annual non-instructional retreat. With Mineral Point’s Gallery Night corresponding with the retreat, gallery field trip opportunities abound! Previous attendees have found the retreat anContinue Reading

Clayton County Conservation presents the 2024 summer camp schedule.New this year is the River Rats Day Camps which are geared towards older youth ages 10-15years old. Each camp will focus on a different theme for a full day of outdoor exploration andenvironmental awareness. Activities will include hiking, beginner paddling, gamesContinue Reading