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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.

Feature: The Passion Of An Entrepreneur For Business, And Life!

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

Dad’s philosophy was very simple, “Treat people like you want to be treated.” In everyday life and in business! Everyone is created equally and should be treated the same.

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  • Wine Tour 2017

    06/28/2017
    05:30PM — 08:30PM

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Downtown Beaver Dam Six location wine walk featu...


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  • Wine Tour 2017

    06/28/2017
    05:30PM — 08:30PM

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Downtown Beaver Dam Six location wine walk featu...


  • FAMILY EVENT: Morning Play Date

    06/29/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

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


  • "Big Band 4th!"

    06/30/2017
    05:00PM

    Gather your family and friends, lawn chairs and picnic baskets! The Wisconsin Philharmonic kicks ...


  • Cardboard Boat Regatta

    07/07/2017
    05:30PM

    On July 7 BDLIA will again hold the annual Cardboard Boat Regatta during Lake Days. Come out to T...


  • Pontoon Boat Rides

    07/08/2017
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Pontoon boat rides will again be offered during the 2017 Lake Days at Tahoe Park. Pre-register in...


  • Stepping Stone Workshop

    07/08/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    Design a concrete stepping-stone during this hands-on workshop with nature as your inspiration. S...


  • "A Day in the Park" Arts & Craft Fair

    07/09/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Over 200 vendors displaying & selling their crafts in beautiful Swan Park. Event held rain or shi...


  • Walking Moai Launch

    07/10/2017
    06:45PM — 07:30PM

    Moai (pronounced "Mo Eye") are groups of 5-8 people that meet regularly to walk, share a potluck ...


  • Plein Air Festival

    07/12/2017
    08:00AM

    You are invited to participate in this four day long outdoor Plein Air event. We have many beauti...


  • Plein Air Festival

    07/13/2017
    08:00AM

    You are invited to participate in this four day long outdoor Plein Air event. We have many beauti...


  • Plein Air Festival

    07/14/2017
    08:00AM

    You are invited to participate in this four day long outdoor Plein Air event. We have many beauti...


  • Plein Air Festival

    07/15/2017
    08:00AM

    You are invited to participate in this four day long outdoor Plein Air event. We have many beauti...


  • EARTHcamp - Diggin' in the Dirt

    07/15/2017
    09:00AM — 03:00PM

    The activities for this daycamp focus on seed collection and selection, container gardening, the ...


  • BDLIA Summer Celebration

    07/18/2017
    05:00PM — 08:00PM

    Come by Boat or Come by Car to The Springs Pub & Grill N9070 Cty Rd FW Off of Cty Rd C or Cty ...


  • Middle School Production Check out times & dates. Evenings, & matinees. Show Dates: ...


  • Middle School Production Check out times & dates. Evenings, & matinees. Show Dates: ...


  • Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Party

    07/22/2017
    06:00PM — 10:00PM

    Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Party 1967 - 2017 Saturday, July 22nd Can you dig it? Get ...


  • Middle School Production Check out times & dates. Evenings, & matinees. Show Dates: ...



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