Laura Days is a family-oriented event featuring arts & educational entertainment based on the early American pioneer experience of storybook author Laura Ingalls Wilder.
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!
Watch a National Barrel Horse Association show at the Pepin Arena (N889 Trail Rd, Pepin). Show is Friday night and Saturday, admission is free!
Join in the fun at the 56th Annual Durand Fun Fest! Food, rides, live music, and fun activities all weekend!
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
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.
Have breakfast on the farm at R Green Acres Inc (W8667 Raethke Ln, Pepin)! This is a perfect opportunity to meet local farmers and learn more about Wisconsin agriculture.
Join Stockholm merchants any time in their holiday filled shops!
Unleash your creativity by making gifts to give or keep!
Visit Sandy’s Clothing and Art to create personalized head wear with vintage brooches.
Felted Soap Making at Hugga Bugga!!
Handmade treats will be ready at The Palate!
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!
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!