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.

Flyway Film Festival Oct 19-21st

The Eleventh Annual Flyway Film Festival will take place October 19-21, 2018 in Pepin, Stockholm, and Alma, Wisconsin. Flyway Film Festival’s mission is to bring the best in independent film to the Lake Pepin area of Wisconsin and Minnesota for the purposes of cultural enrichment, community-building, arts education, and to inspire the next generation of filmmakers. The festival venues are on the shores of Lake Pepin, a part of the Mississippi that widens to a 40-square-mile “lake” sixty miles downstream from the Twin Cities. The area is known for its scenic river bluffs as well as for its vibrant arts scene, gourmet dining, and sailing.

Full festival passes for unlimited screenings and parties are available now through October 1st for $120. Six-ticket “binge passes” are $65. Tickets for individual films ($12, or $8 with a student discount) will be available on October 3rd, as well as tickets for the opening night party.

For film schedules and tickets, visit: https://www.flywayfilmfestival.org/

Fresh Art Fall Tour Oct 5-7th

Join us for the 20th annual Fresh Art Fall Tour with 17 studios and galleries throughout the picturesque Pepin and Pierce counties. As you travel the winding roads, a backdrop of autumn hues lights up the hillsides and bluffs, creating a work of art all their own.

The tour is self-guided and runs from 10am-5pm each day. Keep an eye open for the Fresh Art logo signs along the way. See you on the tour!

For more information, visit www.freshart.org/

Dog Days of Stockholm

You whole family, including those with fur, is welcome September 22, 2018, 10am-4pm in Stockholm Village Park!
Dog Days of Stockholm is about community affecting positive change – for both humans and animals. People who meet shelter and rescue dogs in a relaxed and joyful atmosphere are more inclined to adopt, and that’s the goal of Dog Days: to help place adoptable dogs into good and loving homes.
Note: Dogs must be leashed and under owner control at all times. Attendees who plan to bring their canine companions must sign a Waver of Liability and Release, found at http://dogdaysofstockholm.org/

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!