Looking for something to do in the Ripon area this weekend? We have what you need.
Live Music at Vines & Rushes – Friday & Saturday
Vines & Rushes Winery will host live music with Kevin Troestler Friday from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Kevin John Troestler is a blues, folk and country artist raised in Sauk City, WI. He currently lives in Appleton, WI performing full time throughout the Midwest.
Vines & Rushes Winery will host live music with Dan Braaksma and Al Muenchow on Saturday from 2-5 p.m.
- “They have a great sound and a lot of followers,” says the winery. “Don’t miss it.”
Children’s rock band in Town Square – Friday
The Town Square Community Center in Green Lake will host an event on Friday in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of the Tri-County Area.
This will be a Kids Rock Band event on Friday, March 18 from 4-5:30 p.m. which is part of the Cabin Fever Kids series.
During Kids Rock Band, attendees can jam along to instruments and even record a music video in their own rock band. Then the children can go to the “green room” for a snack and a juice box.
Locavore Market — Saturday
Vines & Rushes Winery will host Locavore Marketplace on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If you love fresh, locally produced food and drink, you have to stop by Vines & Rushes Winery on March 19 as our Great Hall will be transformed into a Farmer’s Market.
We will feature a group of local entrepreneurs who grow, manufacture and sell their products. Items sold include, but are not limited to, honey, freshly baked goods, eggs, canned fruits and vegetables, and bison.
Participants in this event include: 4M Bison Farm, Olive Juice Farms Canning and Hand made Goods, Schoolhouse Bee Goods, Polish Ponderosa, K&B Treats and Pickle Jar.
In addition to enjoying vendor produce, sample Vines & Rushes Winery or Knuth Brewing Company craft beer, and savor made-to-order wood-fired pizza. The ingredients for these items are grown and produced locally. Pizza service from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Come to the winery and support these entrepreneurs and enjoy the wonderful products they produce.
Friday — “Sock Invasion” invades Thrasher:
Socks in the Frying Pan, a multi-award winning trio from County Clare on the west coast of Ireland, will perform on Friday March 18 at 7.30pm at Thrasher Opera House as part of their “Sock Invasion”.
The young trio, who Thrasher said were “one of the most sought-after bands in Irish music today”, blend traditional Irish melodies with their flair, earning them critical acclaim and distinctions, in particular “New group of the year” by the Irish. Music association.
The band have been embraced in the United States, having been booked by major Irish festivals and praised for their modern traditional style and energetic approach to music.
This event is supported in part by a grant from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts. It is also partially funded by a grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation.
Tickets for the concert are $25 and available at www.thrashoperahouse.com or by calling the office at 920-294-4279.
Sunday — Dairyland Farm Toy Show & Country Craft Show:
The 30th Annual Dairyland Farm Toy Show & Country Craft Show will be held Sunday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ripon High School gymnasium.
Buy, sell and trade opportunities will be available, as well as door prizes, toy and farm scene exhibits, a model train exhibit and a silent auction.
Admission is $3 for anyone 11 or older and free for children 10 and under. It is sponsored by Ripon FFA students and alumni.
Sunday — Toy Sale:
Ripon Town Hall, N8191 Douglas Street, will host a toy sale on Sunday March 20 from 8am to 3pm.
Among the items available for purchase are farm toys, die-cast cars, tractor-trailers, playsets, farm animals, souvenirs and crafts.
Learn to cook: Appetizers; go beyond the usual — sunday
Daycholah Center will present part of its “Learn to Cook” series on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
” Everybody can cook ! Daycholah Center presents ‘Learn to Cook’: a series of daytime classes where attendees will learn to cook a variety of themed dishes,” reads an event posted on the Green Lake Area Chamber of Commerce website. “Each participant will receive their own fully equipped workstation as well as the ingredients to make each recipe. All goodies can be taken home to enjoy after class. These can be taken as individual courses or as full courses taking place over six weeks.