23rd Annual Youth Fishing Contest – July 23-26, 2019

Grab your fishing poles and join us for the 23rd Annual Durand Area Youth Fishing Contest. The contest is FREE for kids ages 5 – 18 years old. The contest begins at daybreak on Tuesday, July 23rd and is open through Friday, July 26th at 9:00 PM.
Anglers and their friends/families are invited to celebrate on Saturday with a FREE picnic at the park with the awards presentation to follow.
Registration forms (& official rules) are available at City Hall, Ryan’s Sport Shop and Bodie’s. All participants must register by no later than 6:00 PM on Friday, July 19th.
We hope to see you on the water!

Spring Fresh Art Tour – June 7-9, 2019

The Fresh Art Spring Tour is a free self-guided journey to the finest studios and galleries in the Lake Pepin and Chippewa River Valleys. Enjoy the season’s roadside wild flowers and breathtaking views as you travel the famous Great River Road and the backroads of western Wisconsin. Relax and take the slow route – discover pottery, sculpture, jewelry, textiles, photography and paintings. For artist information and printable map, go to freshart.org

Arkansaw Creek Park Days – June 14-15, 2019

Volleyball? Arkansaw Idol? Duck Races? Sounds like a good time that can only be found in Arkansaw, WI.
Friday night: co-ed volleyball tournament and live music
Saturday: volleyball tournament resumes, kids’ homemade boat races, face painting and caricatures, parade, Arkansaw Idol, the duck race, live music.

God Jul – A Swedish Christmas – December 1, 2018

A celebration filled with tradition!
Visit with our very own Jultomte & Mini Tomte!
Photo Ops, Gifts & Holiday Treats!
ONE of THREE weekends filled with Festivities and Extraordinary Shopping in Stockholm!

Keep your eyes peeled for the “Jultomte,” a gnome-like creature who generally makes an appearance around Christmastime, riding a horse-drawn wagon through the village. (Weather permitting) Santa Lucia and our mini-Tomte will be in the village for photo opportunities and visiting.

Gifts, hot drinks and holiday food throughout the day!

A Night at the Museum – August 23, 2018 6pm-8:30pm

Please stop by the Old Courthouse Museum & Jail in downtown Durand (315 W Madison St.) August 23rd from 6pm-8:30pm to see the unveiling of the new “Agriculture in Pepin County” exhibit. Scavenger hunts for the kids and refreshments for all. Many other exhibits to tour in the courthouse built in 1874, along with a pristine courtroom and jail. Free admission!