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Historical Society Curator to Present Lecture

By Jim, Aug 11, 2017, Categories: Community, Today, Local History, Things To Do

Kurt Sampson to present "The World's Greatest Fair - The Early Years"

Hustisford Annual Toilet Bowl Festival

By Jim, Dec 16, 2016, Categories: Community, Local History, Things To Do

Everyone knows about the Rose Bowl - But who knows about Hustisford’s annual Toilet Bowl?

BDUSD 2016 Wall of Fame Induction

By Jim, Nov 14, 2016, Categories: Community, Today, People, Local History

The Beaver Dam Unified School District recently inducted the 2016 Wall of Fame Award recipients

Importance of the Ledge Throughout History

By Jim, Sep 16, 2016, Categories: Community, Today, Local History, Things To Do

The "Importance of the Ledge Throughout History" will be presented Dwight Weiser at the September 21, Rock River Archeological Society meeting

Rock River Archeology Weekend

By Jim, Sep 16, 2016, Categories: Community, Local History, Things To Do

The Rock River Archeological Society (RRAS) hosts a weekend historical/educational event annually. This year the event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9

Ice Cream Social and Civil War Band Concert to Benefit Octagon House Museum

By Jim, Jul 07, 2016, Categories: Community, Local History, Things To Do

The historic Octagon House Museum will be the setting of the Watertown Historical Society’s annual ice cream and homemade cake social.

Hilgen Spring Mound Site Revisited

By Jim, May 26, 2016, Categories: Community, Local History, Things To Do

Join us as archeologist Kurt Sampson leads us on a reexamination of one of Wisconsin's oldest known conical burial mounds site

Mr. Ackerman & The Spring

By Erik Dittmann, Jan 13, 2016, Categories: In Print, Local History

On the south side of Beaver Dam and the west side of Swan City Park is an old structure painted white, known locally as the Spring House

The Cool Man Who Left Amazing Footprints In The Sand

By Jim, Nov 17, 2015, Categories: In Print, Today, Local History

Something special was happening during the 1920s to the 1950s. A fellow named Charlie Starkweather might be seen around town carrying a funny looking square box with a hand crank on it.

Cookie

By Jim, Nov 17, 2015, Categories: In Print, Local History

For the past 47 years, kids of all ages in the Mayville area know just one man as Santa. His is the face held up against all other faces of Santa.

  • Tour de Marsh

    08/21/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Purpose Workshop

    08/21/2017
    05:00PM — 07:00PM

    Research shows that people who know their purpose and can clearly articulate it can add up to sev...


  • Purpose Workshop @ The Open Door Coffeehouse

    08/21/2017
    05:00PM — 07:00PM

    Research shows that people who know their purpose and can clearly articulate it can add up to sev...


  • BDACT: AUDITIONS for LOMBARDI, the play

    08/21/2017
    06:30PM — 08:30PM

    Auditions Monday, August 21 6:30 - 8:30 pm Tuesday, August 22 6:30 - 8:30pm Possible ...


  • Tour de Marsh

    08/22/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Mom's Unite Evening Meet Up

    08/22/2017
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • BDACT: AUDITIONS for LOMBARDI, the play

    08/22/2017
    06:30PM — 08:30PM

    Auditions Monday, August 21 6:30 - 8:30 pm Tuesday, August 22 6:30 - 8:30pm Possible ...


  • Tour de Marsh

    08/23/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Mom's Unite Morning Meet Up

    08/23/2017
    08:30AM — 09:30AM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • Plein Air Exhibit

    08/23/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    Artists from all over Wisconsin participated in our, second annual, four day long, outdoor plein ...


  • Tour de Marsh

    08/24/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • FAMILY EVENT: Morning Play Date

    08/24/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Spend a morning meeting new friends at DreamBank. While the kids enjoy interactive story time and...


  • Mom's Unite Active Play Meet Up

    08/24/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • Plein Air Exhibit

    08/24/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    Artists from all over Wisconsin participated in our, second annual, four day long, outdoor plein ...


  • Audubon Days Beer & Wine Tasting

    08/24/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Join us for the Audubon Days Beer & Wine Tasting on August 24, 2017 from 6-9 pm at the Mayville A...


  • Tour de Marsh

    08/25/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • Plein Air Exhibit

    08/25/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    Artists from all over Wisconsin participated in our, second annual, four day long, outdoor plein ...


  • Family Night @ The Open Door Coffeehouse

    08/25/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Come wearing your pjs, bring your favorite "read out loud" books! Cookies will be served! Kari Sm...


  • Tour de Marsh

    08/26/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • FAMILY EVENT: R.E.A.D to the Dogs

    08/26/2017
    09:30AM — 12:00PM

    Help your child get back-to-school ready with the help of a furry, four-legged friend! Join us as...


  • Plein Air Exhibit

    08/26/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    Artists from all over Wisconsin participated in our, second annual, four day long, outdoor plein ...


  • Tour de Marsh

    08/27/2017
    07:00AM — 10:00AM

    It is time to shake the cobwebs out of the Tour de Marsh kick-off ride and make it relevant for t...


  • PAVE's 35th Anniversary

    08/27/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    Summer fun for the whole family! Help us celebrate 35 years in the community, enjoy family games...


  • Purpose Workshop

    08/21/2017
    05:00PM — 07:00PM

    Research shows that people who know their purpose and can clearly articulate it can add up to sev...


  • Mom's Unite Active Play Meet Up

    08/24/2017
    10:30AM — 11:30AM

    Join us for a Mom's Group! Bring your kids or bring yourself! The choice is yours! Our Mom's g...


  • Restless Heart

    09/16/2017
    03:00PM — 07:30PM

    Playing a pop-friendly brand of country-rock indebted to The Eagles, Restless Heart was one of th...



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