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!

 

March 11, 2016 - 7:30pm

An exciting and eclectic chamber recital featuring Argentinian tangos, music by American composers written within the last 10 years, klezmer music as well as jazz.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at the Driftless Market:

$10 general admission

$8 student tickets

Doors open at 7pm Above the Market

March 5, 2016 - 11:00am

Interested in growing the Perfect Tomato, or pepper, or herb, etc...! Join Robin "Above the Market" for a "Garden Party" with informal discussion related to garden planning, planting and so much more. Saturday, March 5th from 11am - 1pm. This is a drop in discussion, so come for minute or stay. A nice selection of Purple Cow Organic seed starting and composting products along with Seed Savers Exchange Heirloom Seeds are now available.

March 1, 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.

 

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