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Driftless Dark Skies: Evening Star

Our sister planet, Venus, is back in the evening skies of the Driftless! All planets have their season as they orbit around our sun at different speeds and wander in front of the fixed stars and constellations. Jupiter and Saturn will be easiest to spot in the summer...

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Driftless Foodie

Driftless Foodie

Facebook Twitter Driftless Cafe This farm to table restaurant is well known throughout the Driftless region.  Using local, organic foods the chef at the Driftless Cafe in Viroqua keeps an ever changing dinner menu based on what is locally available.  If you are...

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Driftless Holiday Shopping

Driftless Holiday Shopping

Facebook Twitter Dregne’s Scandinavian Gifts It’s Christmas year round at Dregne’s Scandinavian Gifts in Westby. From the trolls that play such a large part in Scandanavian mythology, to beautiful ceramic tiles and Viking collectables, Dregne’s will be sure to inspire...

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Driftless Dark Skies: Transit of Mercury

Driftless Dark Skies: Transit of Mercury

A special astronomical event occurs on November 11 when Mercury passes across the face of the sun. You’ll need a solar telescope to protect your eyes and to magnify the planet, which will appear only about 1/200 the diameter of the sun. The transit starts at 6:35am...

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The Performing Arts in Driftless Wisconsin

The Performing Arts in Driftless Wisconsin

My earliest memory of stargazing is with my mom on a fishing dock in northern Minnesota. We would have competitions to see who could find the first satellite and made wishes on shooting stars. We would lie for hours under the night sky. I didn’t know at that time how...

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September Festivals in the Driftless

September Festivals in the Driftless

Facebook Twitter The Historic Temple Theatre On Main Street in Viroqua you’ll find the Historic Temple Theatre a live music and performance venue. Built in the 1920’s in the classic revival style, the theatre also maintains remnants of an art deco remodel in the 30’s....

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Driftless Dark Skies: Full Sturgeon Moon

Facebook Twitter Tasty Tomato Festival September in the Driftless is full of fun activities and events.  One that is quite unique is the Tasty Tomato Festival in Westby.  The event is put on by Deeply Rooted, a certified organic farm serving the Driftless Region with...

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Breweries, Wineries and Vineyards of the Driftless

Breweries, Wineries and Vineyards of the Driftless

The stars come out a little earlier as we drift into August. The Sun sets around 8:24 in the Driftless on August 1. That’s 20 minute earlier than back on the June Solstice. By the end of August, the Sun is setting at 7:40, and the sky is fully dark by around 9:20.The...

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