Historic river towns and two states clean out their attics, garages and basements to create the most spectacular garage sale around. The sale spans all towns along the Great River Road. Find participating sales from Hastings, MN south on Hwy. 61 to Winona, MN, across the river to Fountain City, WI and North on Hwy 35 to Prescott, WI.
The Great River Shakespeare Festival is the premier place to experience Shakespeare’s stories as our own. 2018 Plays featured this year are “Shakespeare in Love”, “A Midsummer’s Night Dream”, ” All’s Well that End’s Well,” and “Venus in Fur.”
The Art of Fine Furniture is an annual exhibit featuring the creations of professional and hobbyist studio furniture makers and this year’s focus explores “what it means for a piece of furniture and any other object in our lives to become an heirloom.” TAOFF includes 11 artists and is made up of pieces of studio furniture that invite, and excite ones curiosity to explore the inner mysteries and workings of the pieces in the exhibit. Most of the pieces are for sale and can be purchased from artists directly.
The Winona Visitor Center (924 Huff St. ) is making your planning easy by highlighting a few not-to-be-missed attractions at the Second Saturday event in July. Learn about and participate in activities from such favorites as Lark Toys (Kellogg, MN), Castlerock Arms and Armor Museum (Alma, WI), and Kinstone Megalithic Garden (Fountain City, WI). Enter to win family passes, take a selfie by a suit of armor, try your hand at a finger labyrinth, create your own stone circle.