June 10, 2016 - 5:30pm

Friday, June 10th enjoy sampling wine up and down Platteville Main Street, while supporting the Rotary Club of Southwest Wisconsin.

UNCORKED 

Uncorked is a wine tasting event, giving participants the opportunity to sample over 30 wines from all over Wisconsin and the Midwest. The event is meant to create a fun atmosphere where those attending can sample wines and food, shop and socialize at local downtown stores and offices.  The event runs from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to funding scholarships for local students.

The day of the event, participants will bring their tickets to a check in spot on Main Street. At check in, participants will have their IDs checked and get a wristband. Participants will be given a booklet and wine glass and have the opportunity to walk historic downtown Platteville and sample wines.

 

PARTICIPATING VENDORS

  • Barber Shop Rock
  • Driftless Market
  • Julie's Da Vine Wine & Stein
  • Kopp McKichan LLP
  • Shannon Marie Photography
  • United Country Realty
  • The Local
  • Mint
  • Memo Design Office

Tickets go on sale May 9th, 2016!

Tickets are $25  (Includes souvenir wine tasting glass)

Only 110 tickets are available so don't delay!

Purchase your tickets at any of the following locations:

  • The QTI Group (1250 Business HWY 151)

  • Driftless Market (95 West Main Street)

  • Julie's Da Vine Wine & Stein

For more information contact Rotary Club of Southwest Wisconsin, Bob Berglin - bob.berglin@qtigroup.com

June 1, 2016 - 10:00am

The folks from Purple Cow Organics will be paying us a visit with their new retrofited school bus. Great opportunity to learn more about their organic compost, potting soil, seed starting mix and more.

Full details in Press Release - http://www.driftlessmarket.com/sites/default/files/Press%20release%20PCO%202016%20-%20Bus%20Tour%20Driftless%206-1-16_0.pdf

 

May 28, 2016 - 9:00am to May 30, 2016 - 11:00pm

Have a safe and peaceful Memorial Day!

May 25, 2016 - 9:00am

Water Shortage related to Bonson Street Construction! Beginning at 8am and lasting until 4:30 - possibly will be turned on sooner when water main construction is completed.

Things you should know while the water is off!

· No Soups today, but we have a full deli case of wraps, salads and entrees!

· No Public Restroom - nearest public restrooms - City Library & the City Hall (side entrance)

 

May 21, 2016 - 10:00am

NOTED!

Book Signing with Kathy Jacobson - Join us on Saturday, May 21st for a book signing of the popular book by Local Author Kathy Jacobson.

NOTED! is the inspirational fiction story of Jillian Johnson, a nurse in Wisconsin, who is ready to make some major changes in her life. At the beginning of a new calendar year, she seeks a new start in a new place, moving west and taking a “day job” in order to “save her brain” for her true passion of writing. On her first day on the job, she finds herself unexpectedly confronted with a piece of her past, and an employer who will only communicate with her through written notes. She will need every ounce of patience, and faith, in order to get through the coming year!

Also available is ON ANOTHER NOTE Kathy J. Jacobson’s second novel in the NOTED! Series.

 

 

 

April 5, 2016 - 5:30pm

Join Chef Cena on the first Tuesday of the month in Feb, March and April as she shares several of her soup making tips and tricks!

  • Tues. Feb. 2nd - Back to the Basics class will focus on knife skills, making a mire poix soup starter, and other basic soup making techniques - featuring Lentils and Greens Soup.
  • Tues. Mar. 1st - Soup and Salad class will create an Italian inspired soup and salad combination.
  • Tues. April 5th - Something Exotic class will share interesting food history, while creating an African inspired soup

Each class will finish with a dinner party “Above the Market”
Fee for each class is $20 per person and can be paid in advance or at the door (sign up for all three and save $5).
Space is limited, so call or stop by to reserve a space - 608-348-2696.

 

April 2, 2016 - 6:30pm

Join the Driftless Market on Saturday, April 2nd at 6:30pm for the Healthy Hoe-Down Dance with the Catherine Gorman-Baer & Grandpa's Elixir Stringband

Folklore Village Healthy Hoe-Downs are fun-filled evenings with a potluck and traditional American dances, including old-time squares, New England contras and Appalachian, Southern, and Midwestern big circles. No experience or special costume required. Families and beginners are always welcome! Folklore Village's barn dances this season will highlight a local, sponsoring farm and be called "Healthy Hoe-Downs." We think connecting our local, sustainable farms with our barn dances brings back a basic partnership that once thrived in rural communities.

The Healthy Hoe-Downs start with a 6:30 POTLUCK, or you can arrive after potluck for the dancing. 
$7 adults ($5.00 if you pick up a coupon at the store!), $5 seniors & teens, $4 kids  Kids under 5 admitted free.
Families! If your admission fee is over $20.00, we will cap your family admission at $20.00.

More information about purchasing tickets coming soon.

 

 

March 30, 2016 - 3:00pm

Food for Thought Discussion Group

This group meets at Driftless Market to enjoy coffee, conversation, and each others' company.

In March, we will be discussing the book Hot, Flat, and Crowded, by Thomas Friedman. This nonfiction book from 2008 covers climate change, globalization, and population growth. Read the book or just come to chat about the topics!

You can pick up a copy of the book at the Platteville Public Library circulation desk.

For more information, call the library or email outreach@plattevillepubliclibrary.org

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March 12, 2016 - 1:00pm

Join Driftless who will have an exhibit at this event.

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March 12, 2016 - 10:00am

The Platteville Sunflower Oil Company offers a local and healthy alternative to your everyday cooking oil. With a light nutty flavor, Sunflower Oil is great for sautés, marinades and to be used as a dipping oil. As a non-profit supporting local farmers, Platteville Sunflower Oil is a focused on cultivating the community through Sunflower.

Join us Saturday from 10-12 to grab a taste of your new favorite cooking oil!

 

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