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365ink Lunchtime Jam
Friday, June 23, Noon–1 PM
@ Town Clock Plaza
The 365ink Lunchtime Jam returns for another very laid-back summer season under the Town Clock in downtown Dubuque. Sponsored by Prudential Financial, the Jam is a series of lunch hour concerts featuring the area’s finest acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters. Roy Schroedl performs today!

Colts Summer Premiere
Friday, June 23, 7 PM
@ Loras College Rock Bowl Stadium
Join the Colts and Colt Cadets as they present their 2017 field performances for the first time to the public. The 230+ members of both corps appreciate the tremendous support they receive from the community. Loras College will have concessions for sale. Free. Colts.org.

Shrek The Musical
Friday, June 23, 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 24, 7:30 PM
Sunday, June 25, 2 PM
@ Grand Opera House
Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture, a hulking green ogre, who after being mocked and feared his entire life, retreats to an ugly green swamp to exist in happy isolation. When his sanctuary is invaded by homeless fairytale characters evicted by the vertically-challenged Lord Farquaad, the ogre agrees to rescue Princess Fiona so that the fairytale characters may return home. $20 Adults; $12 under 18. 563-588-1305. TheGrandOperaHouse.com.

King Explosion: Three Decades Of The King
Friday, June 23 @ 8 PM
Saturday, June 24 @ 4 & 8 PM
Mississippi Moon Bar, Diamond Jo Casino
Joseph Hall performs Presley’s hits from the ‘50s and placed in the top 10 on NBC’s America’s Got Talent in 2008. Ryan Pelton performs hits from the ‘60s and is an international award-winning Elvis tribute artist, actor, singer and songwriter. Donny Edwards performs the ‘70s hits and is one of the most sought-after performers in the business.

18th Annual Timber City Adventure Race
Saturday, June 24, 7 AM–2 PM
@ Maquoketa, IA
The 18th Annual Timber City Adventure Race is a total of 25.1 mile Adventure Triathlon presented by the Maquoketa Area Chamber of Commerce. It includes canoeing/kayaking, biking, and running. There is both a recreation and racing division, and you can compete individually or as a team. You must provide your own equipment. Registration opens at 7 a.m. in Canton, IA. Race starts at 7:30 a.m. at The Hop (14966 4th Ave., Monmouth, IA) and ends at the Chamber Office (124 S. Main St., Maquoketa, IA) The canoe/kayak course is 8 miles long on the Maquoketa River. The bike course is 14 miles long and starts with a challenging incline—one of the steepest in Jackson County. The run is a mostly flat 5K (3.1 miles) starting at Hurstville Lime Kilns. Transportation back to your vehicle after the race will be provided. Registration fees are $40 for individual, $70 for 2 person team, and $120 for 4 person team. For more information including maps of the routes, visit MaquoketaChamber.com or call 563-652-4602.

Dubuque Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 24, 7 AM–Noon
@ Near Iowa & 12th St
Find produce, hanging baskets, freshly baked goods, wines, a great selection of arts and crafts, and more at the Dubuque Farmers’ Market. SNAP customers are able to receive $1 SNAP tokens to purchase eligible food items, and any customer will be able to purchase $5 Debit/Credit tokens to purchase anything at market through the Market Money program. 563-588-4400. DubuqueFarmersMarket.org.

Tour of Gardens
Saturday, June 24, 9 AM–4 PM
@ Various Locations in Dubuque
Tour of Gardens will be showcasing spectacular gardens around Dubuque and surrounding areas. This annual event is a unique chance to get “behind the scenes” and see how people have transformed their yards into stunning landscapes. The sites have been specially selected to highlight unique plants, beautiful landscaping and good gardening practices. 2017 Tour of Gardens will feature six spectacular gardens with three hosting mini educational workshops. $10. extension.iastate.edu/dubuque.

Amateur Radio “Field Day”
Saturday, June 24, 1 PM – Sunday, June 25, 12 PM 
Flora Park, Dubuque IA
Members of the Great River Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24 – 25 at  Flora Park in Dubuque, Ia. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. For more information about Field Day, contact Larry at qualitylad@hotmail.com or visit www.arrl.org/what-is-ham-radio.

Corkless in Galena Wine Festival
Saturday, June 24, Noon–7 PM
@ Depot Park (91 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL)
The Northern Illinois Wine Growers (NIWG) hosts a celebration of area winemaking at Corkless in Galena on June 24 at noon to 7 p.m. in Depot Park in Galena, IL. Corkless raises funds for further research in the NIWG Research Vineyard and supports local nonprofits like the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation. Elegant wines made from American hybrid grapes will be showcased in the afternoon and early evening. Selections of wines represent unique wines produced by eight family-owned Northern Illinois Wineries. In addition to wine tastings, there will be an art show with seven artists, light snacks, and music. Admission is $16 in advance or $20 on the day. For more informatino, visit CorklessGalena.com.

Women of Courage & Commitment
Saturday, June 24, 3 PM
@ DeSoto House Hotel (Galena, IL)
Meet exceptional local women of the 19th century who were way ahead of their time. They excelled in fields not commonly open to women at that time. Their stories will also highlight Galena history. $15. DeSotoHouse.com.

Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show
Saturday, June 24, 4 PM
@ Riverview St (Bellevue, IA)
Ski Bellevue is one of only four water ski show teams in Iowa, and the only one to perform on the Mississippi River. Enjoy great family entertainment with barefooting, jumping, human pyramids, glittery costumes, great music and powerful towboats. 563-590-0990. Facebook.com/skibellevue.

East Dubuque Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, June 24, 9:30 PM
@ Downtown East Dubuque, IL
East Dubuque gets a jump on celebrating Independence Day, hosting their annual Fireworks on Saturday, June 24. The display goes off shortly after dark, around 9:30 p.m. There are no additional planned activities prior to this year’s fireworks show, but you are sure to find great food and drinks along Sinsinawa Ave. earlier in the evening. So grab you lawn chairs and blankets and some extra coin for dinner and head to downtown East Dubuque.

Herbfest 2017
Sunday, June 25, 10 AM–2 PM
@ Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
Join for a fun day of activities for adults and children including: hosted herb garden tours, Tasty Tidbits on the Porch, silent auction handcrafted herbal items sale, herbal food demos, and a children’s workshop: bean necklaces and coloring. Hosted by the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens and The Herb Society of Dubuque. Free. DubuqueArboretum.net.

Famous Dead Artist Series: 
Doug Mackie as Frank Lloyd Wright
Sunday, June 25, 1:30 PM
@ Dubuque Museum of Art
One of the Museum’s most anticipated semi-annual events, the Famous Dead Artist series brings legendary artists to life through portrayals by local actors. This performance features Doug Mackie as American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in a Q&A session. Free. 563-557-1851.DBQart.com.

Fireworks & Duck Race
Sunday, June 25, 5 PM
@ Camp Albrecht Acres (Sherrill, IA)
Albrecht Acres hosts its annual Fireworks and Duck Race fundraising event, Sunday, June 25. Gates for the event open at 5 p.m. with the duck race at 8 p.m. and fireworks set to begin at dusk. For those not familiar with a “duck race,” participants “adopt” rubber ducks for a small donation. Approximately 1,000 of the little rubber duckies are then placed in the pond at the camp. The Sherrill Fire Department next sprays water to move the ducks across the pond. The first five to reach the finish line make their adopted parents eligible for a variety of prize packages. Admission to the event is just $4 per person or $10 per carload (pile in!), with kids 12 and under free. Food and drink will be available for purchase with kids’ games, face painting, and a fishpond available and beanbags for adults. Proceeds of the event benefit the campers at Camp Albrecht Acres. 14837 Sherrill Rd, Sherrill, IA. AlbrechtAcres.org.

Music in the Gardens
Sunday, June 25, 6:30 PM
@ Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Packard Pavilion
Music in the Gardens offers a wide variety of family-friendly music in the beautiful surroundings of Dubuque’s Arboretum. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and your own picnic and refreshments! 3800 Arboretum Dr. 563-556-2100. DubuqueArboretum.net.

Monday Night Market
Monday, June 26, 3:30–6:30 PM
@ East Mill Bakeshop
Pick up your favorite goodies from farm fresh produce, cut flowers, ready-to-eat treats, and more! 620 S. Grandview Ave. 563-580-1175.

Gallery Talk: Bryan Zygmont
Wednesday, June 28, 12:15 PM
@ Dubuque Museum of Art
Dr. Bryan Zygmont, professor of art history at Clarke University will speak about the topic of politics and portraiture. DBQart.com.

Salsa Dance Night—Baile Conmigo
Wednesday, June 28, 6–8:30 PM
@ The Smokestack
Enjoy a free salsa dance lesson with the incredible Katie Koerperich, then dance into the evening. Free. 62 E 7th St. SmokestackDBQ.com.

Art on the River Reception
Thursday, June 29, 5–7 PM
@ Grand River Center (500 Bell St)
Art on the River public temporary art exhibit is located along the Mississippi Riverwalk in the Port of Dubuque. You can stroll the picturesque walkway near the Mississippi and view 11 pieces of public art that will have you and your family talking, smiling and taking pictures. The exhibit is free and can be viewed year-round The City of Dubuque will announce the selection of works for the 2017 Art on the River Exhibition at the reception on June 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. with music and hors d’oeuvres. There will also be a youth reception and tour from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The event is free, family friendly, and open to the public. To vote for your favorite, visit CityOfDubuque.org.

Gary’s Graffiti Nights
Thursday, June 29, 5–9:30 PM
@ Plaza 20
For 35 years Gary’s Graffiti Nights has gathered hundreds of classic cars and is now at Plaza 20 in Dubuque and hosted by Mike Kahle. Food vendors include Jumpers Sports Bar & Grill, 1st & Main, Mi Ranchito Steak & Seafood, Retro Cakes & Cupcravery, and Catfish Charlies.

East Dubuque’s Cruisin’ Thursdays
Thursday, June 29, 4:30–9:30 PM
@ Sinsinawa Ave, East Dubuque, IL
Classic cars (1985 and older) continue to gather on Sinsinawa Ave. on Thursday nights under the new banner of East Dubuque’s Cruisin’ Thursdays! Great food and cold beverages are available as always from the great bars along the vehicle display area in downtown East Dubuque.

Feminist Book Group
Thursday, June 29, 7 PM
@ The Smokestack
Read and be empowered. The book group will discuss The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander. 62 E 7th St. 563-556-4391. RiverLights.com.

Tri-State Wind Symphony Concert
A Star-Spangled Spectacular! with Legion Post # 6
Thursday, June 29m 7:30 PM
@ Eagle Point Park Band Shell
The Tri-State Wind Symphony celebrates the Independence Day holiday by hosting “A Star-Spangled Spectacular!” concert in partnership with American Legion Post #6 at the Eagle Point Park Band Shell on Thursday, June 29 from 7:30 p.m.

365ink Lunchtime Jam
Friday, June 30, Noon–1 PM
@ Town Clock Plaza
The 365ink Lunchtime Jam returns for another very laid-back summer season under the Town Clock in downtown Dubuque. Sponsored by Prudential Financial, the Jam is a series of lunch hour concerts featuring the area’s finest acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters.

Movies at the Museum: Night at the Museum
Friday, June 30, 6:30 PM
@ Washington Park
In partnership with US Bank, the Dubuque Museum of Art presents Movies at the Museum. Grab a blanket, a bite to eat from the visiting food truck, and settle in with friends and family to watch a free movie at Washington Park. Programing will start at 6:30 p.m. with the movie starting at dusk. DBQart.com.

55th Annual Bellevue Heritage Days
June 30–July 2
@ Bellevue, IA
Bellevue celebrates Heritage Days and the Independence Day holiday with a weekend of family-friendly activities and attractions. Enjoy carnival rides all three days! The weekend gets started June 30 with a Teen Dance featuring Absolute Music from 9 to 11:30 p.m. Activities for July 1 include the BHS vs. MHS Alumni Baseball Game at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Bellevue Braves game at Cole Park. An outdoor dance at Cole Park featuring Gypsy Pistols is held 5:30–7 p.m.; Jaelyn & The Broncos, 7–8:15 p.m. and The Dingleberries 9 p.m.–12:30 a.m. Refreshments and food are available. Live music at the Bellevue American Legion Hall 7:30–11:30 p.m. by Razor Ray and others. The American Legion Flag Burning ceremony will take place from 8:20 to 9 p.m. at Cole Park. Sunday, July 2 starts off at 10 a.m. with the Heritage Days Parade ending at Cole Park, the venue for carnival rides, children’s games, bingo, concession stands, refreshment garden, FFA petting zoo, a kids’ pedal tractor pull, dance team performances, antique tractor/classic car and motorcycle display, Human Foosball Tournament, and live music with Nutsy Turtle noon–3 p.m. and Fifth Fret 3–6:30 p.m. At 4 p.m., hypnotist Jim Wand will perform, and at 6 p.m., the Ski Bellevue water ski team puts on a show just south of Lock and Dam #12. Before the fireworks, the Bellevue Area Chamber of Commerce will draw a raffle ticket for a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox or $15,000 cash. Enjoy the fireworks at dusk conducted by the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Department. For raffle tickets, call the Chamber office at 563-872-5830. Rain Date: July 3. BellevueIA.com.

Dubuque Farmers’ Market
Saturday, July 1, 7 AM–Noon
@ Near Iowa & 12th St
Find produce, hanging baskets, freshly baked goods, wines, a great selection of arts and crafts, and more at the Dubuque Farmers’ Market. SNAP customers are able to receive $1 SNAP tokens to purchase eligible food items, and any customer will be able to purchase $5 Debit/Credit tokens to purchase anything at market through the Market Money program. 563-588-4400. DubuqueFarmersMarket.org.

Herbal Tea with The Herb Society of Dubuque
Saturday, July 1, 1:30 PM
@ Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Enjoy a relaxing cup of herbal tea. Members of the Herb Society of Dubuque will share tips on growing, harvesting, and brewing your own herbal tea blends. Bring a favorite teacup or mug and a small saucer. Ages 18+. Registration required. 563-589-4225. dubuque.lib.ia.us.

Guttenberg Stars & Stripes Celebration
Saturday, July 1, 3–10 PM
@ Ingleside Park (Guttenberg, IA)
Guttenberg’s celebration starts with CR Interact Club’s 8 a.m. 5k run/walk from North Park Gazebo. The Lockmaster’s House Heritage Museum will be open noon–4 p.m., and the Lock & Dam #10 observation deck and DNR Aquarium will also be open. Entertainment for kids includes barrel train rides, games, inflatable bounce house, slide, and obstacle course, face painting, a watermelon eating contest, water balloon launch, and water games with the Guttenberg Fire Department. Inflatables will be open from 3 to 9 p.m. Entertainment will begin in the park at 3 p.m. featuring music by The After Party llc. Food vendors will be serving cotton candy, funnel cakes, sandwiches, maidrites, popcorn and kettlecorn, hot dogs, walking tacos, nachos, snow cones, sweet and sour chicken, egg rolls, and more! The beverage garden will be serving pop, water, and alcoholic beverages from 4 to 10 p.m. At 1, 3 and 5 p.m., Bent Willow Studio & Gallery will be holding Paint it Forward painting classes, for ages 12 and older, younger participants need a parent to supervise. $15 per canvas, first come first serve. The painting will be a neon and glow-in-the-dark fireworks piece. New this year: test your wits and try to unlock the puzzle of the Escape Mobile Challenge Room! Groups of four, ages 16 and up, can participate and try to escape in one hour! $15/person. Pre-register by messaging the Escape Mobile Challenge Room on Facebook to guarantee your spot or find them on North River Park Dr. during the celebration. The parade theme is “Celebrating Summer,” and all are welcome to enter floats, golf carts, decorated bicycles, etc. There is no advance registration. Arrive behind Meuser Lumber at 6 p.m. to get lined up for the parade at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded! Following the parade, the award winning Clayton Ridge Drill Team will perform. At dusk, a dazzling fireworks display will be set off over the river, so bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit in the park and enjoy the show.

Radio Dubuque / Dubuque Jaycees Fireworks & Airshow on the River Preshowv
Sunday, July 2
1–8 PM Independence Day Celebration Preview
Dubuque’s Independence Day celebration, sponsored by Radio Dubuque, starts early in the parking lot of Kennedy Mall. There will be a variety of US Military displays, including an Army Display. Visitors can get a free American Flag, courtesy of Richardson Motors and food and drink specials will be available from The Mining Company.
4–7:30 PM Bounce House and Games
Fun for the kids from Midwest Inflatables.
7 PM Golden Knights Jump
The US Army Golden Knights jump into the Richardson Motors Drop Zone in the Kennedy Mall parking lot.

Ghost Sunday Comedy Show
Sunday, July 2, 1–2:30 PM
@ Field of Dreams (Dyersville, IA)
Watch the Ghost Players emerge from the magical corn at the Field of Dreams Movie Site to entertain the crowd with their special blend of family-friendly comedy with a special message. Bring your lawn chairs, sunscreen and desire for fun! Enjoy a full concession stand with hot dogs, burgers, snacks, and beverages. No carry-ins. A few audience members will be chosen to play with the Ghosts and all are welcome to autographs from and photos after the show! The gift shop will be open. What’s more American than the Field of Dreams on 4th of July Weekend? 28995 Lansing Rd, Dyersville, IA.

Radio Dubuque / Dubuque Jaycees Fireworks & Airshow on the River
Monday, July 3
9 AM–5 PM Independence Day Celebration Kick Off
Kwik Stop/Dairy Queen/Fazoli’s parking lot (16th and Kerper Blvd.)
11 AM Golden Knights Jump @ Southwestern High School
(1415 Fairplay St, Hazel Green, WI)
The celebration kicks off with a US Army Golden Knights jump into the Southwestern Wildcat Football Field at 11 am. The Golden Knights will be jumping from a Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon Helicopter. After the Golden Knights jump into the Southwestern Football Field, this aircraft will attempt to land on the football field. Everyone will then be able to tour this 99ft long aircraft until 1 pm.
The Independence Day celebration continues in AY McDonald Park
next to the Hawthorn Boat Ramp just below Lock and Dam 11

6–8:30 PM Salute to our Heroes Air Show:
• Air Show Announcer Luke Carrico
• Military Swearing in Ceremony
• Aerostars Demonstration Team
• Golden Knights Parachute Team
• US Army Special Operations Semi
• Mike Wiskus Lucas Oil Pitts Plane
• US Navy F-18 Hornet
• USMC Harrier (one of only 4 displays in the country in 2017!)
• A-10 Warthog/P-51 Mustang Heritage Flight
Dark: (9:45 PM) The Fireworks Spectacular!v

Dyersville Independence Day Celebration
Monday, July 3, 5 PM
@ Commercial Park (Dyersville, IA)
The Dyersville Independence Day Celebration will be held Sunday, July 3 at Commercial Park. Enjoy food stands, games, and entertainment. Although the fireworks begin around dusk, there will be plenty to do before that with carnival rides starting at 5 p.m. $12 ride tickets are good for all rides all evening. Plus bingo at 6 p.m. and square dancing at 6:30 p.m. Food and cold beverages are available all evening. Reserve stadium seats at American Trust in Dyersville for the fireworks.

Platteville Heritage Day
Tuesday, July 4, 9 AM–5 PM
@ Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums (Platteville, WI)
Celebrate July 4th at the Mining & Rollo Jamison Museum as they put on their annual Heritage Day Community picnic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy Hobby Horse Races with obstacles to celebrate our special exhibit on the Big Badger Fair. Play 19th century games such as hoop rolling, jacks, horseshoes, graces (a unique game of catch), sack races, soap bubbles, and stilts. Complete a fun museum scavenger hunt. Witness special demonstrations of mechanical music boxes, gramophones, and a foot-powered jig saw. Check out the display of cars by the Southwestern Wisconsin Auto Club. Local collectors will show antique tractors and demonstrate hit and miss engines. You can see how these handy little machines helped farmers shell and grind corn and pump water. The Platteville Music Boosters will be sponsoring a food stand offering brats, hot dogs, snow cones, ice cream and more. The Rountree Art Gallery will feature offer an art project. The 5K Walk/Run and the Youth Walk/Run begins in front of the museum with registration at 7:30 and an 8 start. The Wundo Band performs noon–4 p.m. Admission to the above and to the Museum exhibits is free for the day.

54th Annual Ham House Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, July 4, 11 AM–4 PM
@ Mathias Ham House
The Ice Cream Social at the Ham House, The Dubuque County Historical Society’s time-honored Independence Day celebration, returns on Tuesday, July 4. The patriotic celebration takes place at the Mathias Ham House Historic Site, 2241 Lincoln Ave., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors can tour the rooms of the stately Ham House, experience frontier life at the Arriandeau Log House and Humke one-room school, listen to live music, participate in colonial activities, and hear the thunder of cannon fire. Free tours of the Ham House are also provided. This year’s celebration will include traditional cakes and ice cream treats as well as delicious picnic food favorites such as brats, hot dogs, pulled pork, chips, soda, and lemonade available for purchase. The Ice Cream Social will also feature living history demonstrations and activities for children including Victorian games, crafts, and prizes. Admission and house tours are free and open to the public; however, donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the Mathias Ham House Historic Site, a property of the Dubuque County Historical Society. The Ice Cream Social is sponsored by U.S. Bank, Prairie Farms Dairy, and Queen B Radio.

Galena Independence Day Community Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 10 AM
@ Multiple Locations
Parade and Fireworks Tuesday, July 4, 6 PM @ Downtown Galena, IL While Galena celebrates Independence Day in traditional fashion on the actual Fourth of July holiday, it makes a full day of it. The celebration gets started at 8 a.m. with the Buckhill Run, part of Galena ARC 4th Annual 4th of July Community Celebration at Galena’s Recreation Park. The This 3.35-mile run or 2-mile river walk is nestled in the quaint town of Galena. The event starts and finishes at Galena’s Recreation Park. Athletes must be registered by June 27 to receive a race shirt. The event features bounce houses, art/craft area, face painting, grass volleyball tournament, slam dunk contest, 3-point shooting contest, softball game (Galena Fire Dept. v. Galena Elks Club), dunk tank, and bingo. For more information or to register for events, email galenaarc.org or call 815-777-2248. At 3:30 PM, live entertainment starts on the Green Street Plaza, featuring the Galena Community Band. There’s food and beverages, too. The annual parade begins at 6 p.m., featuring local businesses, floats, bands, marchers and fireworks. Live entertainment continues from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the Green Street Plaza by Ten Gallon Hat. The at dusk, the fireworks will be launched from Grant Park and visible from all over downtown. Thousands will line the levee along the Galena River to watch the dazzling fireworks display.

Galena Festival of the Performing Arts
July 7–15
Various Locations in Galena, IL.
From July 7 through July 15, the Galena Festival of the Performing Arts will once again delight audiences with a variety of outstanding musical concerts. Turner Hall (115 S. Bench St.) will be the venue for the Friday and Saturday night concerts, which will each begin at 7:30 p.m. On July 7 , Harmonious Wail will get toes tapping with their infectious blend of continental jazz, swing, gypsy music and melodic vocals. July 8 features well-loved Broadway hits performed by the Florentine Opera Company of Milwaukee. The Festival partnered with local musicians to sponsor a new event: Folk Day, an afternoon with Medicinal Purposes and Kampfire Kings on July 9. Later on, Colorado’s FY5 will take the stage and combine smooth harmonies and virtuosic picking and fiddling into a sound that evolved from traditional folk, honky-tonk, and the bluegrass school. On July 14, Isthmus Brass will thrill with its performance of music from Renaissance to Big Band jazz. The final Turner Hall concert is on July 15, featuring Manchester, Michigan-based string band The Raisin Pickers, currently celebrating their 26th anniversary of performing together. During the week, two concerts of classical music will be performed in two different venues. On July 12, at noon in the Galena Public Library (615 S. Bench St.), the Julien Chamber Winds will play a selection of classical pieces. July 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Grace Episcopal Church (107 S. Prospect St.) features husband/wife team Duo Diorama. Fried Green Tomatoes is offering a prix-fixe ($30) menu prior to the evening concerts, with free transportation to the concert on most evenings. Reservations are required by calling 815-777-3938. All concerts are free to the public. For more information, visit GalenaFPA.org.

The Texas Tenors
Friday, July 7, 7:30 PM
@ University of Dubuque Heritage Center
John and Alice Butler Hall (2255 Bennett St)
The Dubuque Arts Council is bringing The Texas Tenors back to Dubuque by popular demand! With their Emmy Award winning PBS special now airing across the country, and Billboard chart topping albums, it’s easy to see why The Texas Tenors are America’s favorite new tenors. Since their whirlwind debut seven years ago on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards, accolades and excited fans. They have performed more than 1,000 concerts around the world, including a 24-city tour in the United Kingdom, Shanghai, China and collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies, performing arts centers and arenas in the United States. They were recently named the #10 Classical Artist in the world according to Billboard magazine. The Texas Tenors (Marcus Collins, John Hagen and JC Fisher) treat audiences to a unique blend of country, classical, Broadway and current pop music. They use breathtaking vocals, humor and a touch of cowboy charm to create unforgettable family entertainment for all ages. They have been featured entertainers on NBC’s The Today Show, Hallmark’s Home and Family and The 28th Annual Cinematheque Awards honoring Matthew McConaughey. Tickets are on sale now at the Farber Box Office (Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) at Heritage Center; by phone at 563-585-SHOW; or online at dbq.edu/heritagecenter.

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