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Birding Festival | Sat. May 12, 2018

Enjoy the Great River Birding Festival as Alma, Wisconsin celebrates World Migratory Bird Day. There will be a Bird Watching Field Trip at 8:30 am in Rieck’s Lake Park, and enjoy a Live Bird Program by River Valley Raptors at 1pm at Wings Over Alma. The Shops of Alma are each sponsoring a migratory bird and will have bird information sheets. Visit a minimum of 5 shops, have your card stamped, and drop the card off at Wings Over Alma where the winning card will be drawn at 4:00 PM on May 12, 2018. You must be present to win.

 

Fire In The Shire | Sat. June 9, 2018

Join us at 10am for a knightly procession leading up to Castlerock Museum. Events at the Castle will include sword demos, bow-making, woodcarving, coin-making, the arming of a knight, and several other demos. Throughout the Shire, find Gypsy belly dancers, bagpipe players, a wandering fiddler, a fortune teller, a healer, archery, face painting, hair braiding, and plenty of food and drink! Check out the local gift shops and galleries and attempt to find hidden Holy Grails! Get a stamp at each location where you find the hidden Grail and be entered to win $100 Alma Dollars! Attend performances of Bardmageddon, Brothers Dim, Constant State of Confusion, and others throughout the day. End the day with the Mascarade Ball at the Empire Room with The Wabasha Winds. Wear period attire; masks will be provided. 

 

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Alma General Store - Alma, WI

The Alma General Store offers some of the most unique textiles and pottery found anywhere! “The Tin Room” inside the Alma General Store contains a unique collection of Andean textiles including Jalq’a tapestries from Bolivia and luxurious Guanaco scarves from Peru. You can purchase a Vicuna stole or a pair of great wear everyday alpaca socks. Scarves made from baby alpaca and silk sit right alongside fun and functional pottery from Dragonfly Guild Pottery. Only in Alma, Wisconsin can you find this unusual gathering of textiles and pottery! Most are handmade and all unique! Come in and see for yourself.