Jackie & Betty serving caramel apples at an Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
Farmers Market May-October
MHLF endeavors to have engaging events/fundraisers that bring the community together and help support the continued restoration and upkeep of this important historic landmark in our community.
Landmarks Foundation is pleased to offer the 1889 District #1 Schoolhouse, an unique, historical venue as a gathering place for special events. Please email us with inquiries for building use.
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Spring Fling: Tea & Quilt Show
will be held on Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. Click here for complete event information. Tickets are available by calling Betty, 608-427-5960 or Marly 608-437-5236. Seating is limited, reservations are required.
Concert by David HB Drake at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5. Click here for complete event information. Wisconsin's vibrant past comes to life in WISCON-SING, a multi-media performance of music and images featuring educator and folksinger David HB Drake. David has performed Wiscon-Sing for over 30 years in state schools and libraries. Concessions will be available. Admission Fee.
Taste of Mount Horeb
Saturday, June 15th, 11AM-2PM on the grounds by the District #1 Schoolhouse. Live music and great food from local vendors. Contact Jackie Sale at 608-576-5837 for additional information.
Ice Cream Social/Concert &
Thursday, August 22nd, 6-8PM
Annual Gingerbread House Contest & Display
December 13th-22nd, Time TBA
2013 Events In Review
School Days, School Days
....Reading, Writing and Rule Days.....
Mount Horeb 4th graders will be having a combined field trip of visiting the MH Historical Museum and experiencing an 1889 School Day at the District #1 Schoolhouse on April 29, 30, May 1 and 2. This is our first of many historic special events for school children.
The 2nd Annual Wine Event (click here for photos)
On Saturday, February 23, was a huge success. There was a tremendous turnout from the community and we thank you very much for your continued support.
2012 Events in Review
The 2012 Gingerbread House Contest & Display is coming to town! Who'd miss the festive exhibit to be held at the District #1 Schoolhouse on December 7, 8, 9 and 14, 15, 16? Surely not you....or you'd also miss the delicious gingerbread cookies and the fabulously fashioned Money House that is always a delight! To participate in the contest Download the Entry Form and Download the Rules. For more information call Jackie Sale at 608-576-5837.
The 2nd Annual "Spring Into Summer" Fashion Show and Tea was on May 19th, at the historic District #1 Schoolhouse in downtown Mount Horeb. This year, 2 seating times were offered where guests were served High Tea at their tables while listening to live relaxing music by Scott Pedersen. The Vibe Vintage Shop had a special collection of fashions garbed on charming models with an entertaining narration by owner Kari Barsness.
Everyone was asking about the 2nd Annual Taste of Mount Horeb. And YES, it was on Saturday, June 9, 2012 on the grounds by the District #1 Schoolhouse with sample size portions of the wonderful fare that is offered by Mount Horeb area restaurants. Entertainment was courtesy of our own local musicians. A very special thank you to Premier Coop for providing the grand tent for the event.
Did someone say pie? The famous mile high strawberry and so many other YUMMY pies were presented for auction at the Community Band Concert and Annual Celebrity Pie Auction Thanks for your support in this event!
2012 WINTER CONCERT SERIES
This concert series proved to be well attended evenings of enchanting musical entertainment that were thoroughly enjoyed by all. It was an honor to have talented artists perform in the warm and inviting atmosphere of the schoolhouse (the acoustics were great!). Intermissions proved engaging as fellow concert goers conversed around cups of hot cocoa, tea or coffee along with delicious bakery from the MHLF Coffee Corner.
WINE TASTING GALA
February 25th, Saturday (click here for photos)
The 1st Annual 1889 Schoolhouse Wine Event was an engaging evening of tasting, eating delicious hors d' oeuvres and visiting with friends and neighbors.
20 varieties of tasty wines were served from Fisher King, Wirtz, Phillips and General Beverage Distributors. Special thanks to Bruce from LeCork for his expertise and advice, for helping us to sell tickets and for organizing and ordering all the wines served at the event... to Kari from the Vibe for having the idea to have this event, for decorating to make the room look so enchanting, to Steve at Schuberts Bakery and Cafe and to Fisher King Winery, The Vibe and Walter's General Store for providing the 6 door prizes that were given out during the evening.
2011 In Review
Did you miss the 2011 Taste of Mount Horeb?
It was a great time of wonderful food and fantastic live music! Hundreds attended....hope you were one of them.
May 21, 2011 - Was our....
Spring Into Summer Fashion Show & High Tea
May-October ~ Farmers Market
Every Thursday 3-6:30pm, school grounds
Enjoy fresh local produce, cheese, meat, honey, flowers and more! Live music. Shop, then stop and visit with your neighbors!