ALMA Wisconsin
19th Century River Town | National Historic District

Discover Wisconsin Filming On The Backwaters Of The Mississippi River, Alma, Wisconsin
  CHAMBER VISITOR CENTER at WINGS OVER ALMA
110 N Main Street, Alma, Wisconsin 
608-685-3303 | info@almawisconsin.com 

SUMMER IS HERE!
Alma, Wisconsin is beautiful in Summer with nature's beauty and folks walking & shopping along Alma's historic Main Street.  Alma offers you a place to get away for a short stay in a scenic environment!  We're just a short drive from many Midwest cities.  Enjoy our National Historic District and beautiful historic river town with all of the beauty of Summer as you step into history.

Weekends are always a treat with our shops, restaurants and local activities open and ready for you to visit.  Check out your favorites at our Business Page.

SUMMER EVENT SCHEDULE
THRU THE EYES OF A CHILD | Art Exhibit
Now Through August 9th
Sponsor & Location:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

CHARCOAL CHICKEN & BRAT FUNDRAISERS
1st Saturday Of The Month, 4-7pm
Sponsor & Location:  Alma American Legion Hall

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Trapper Shoepp
July 13th, 7:30pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Brian Claxton Trio
July 20th, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

ALMA SWISS HERITAGE DAYS
July 26th & 27th
Location:  Main Street Alma 

LOCK & DAM #4 OPEN HOUSE
July 27th, 10am-2pm
Location:  Lock & Dam

TELL JAMBOREE
July 27th
Location:  Tell Bar, Highway 37
Sponsor:  Alma Snow Drifters

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Sister Jamboree
July 27th,7:30pm
Location: Big River Theatre, Alma

BIG RIVER RADIO WAVE TAPING
July 28th, Two Shows at 5pm & 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre
Sponsor:  Big River Radio Wave & Wisconsin Public Radio

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Friday Night Music With Brothers Reed
August 2nd, 7:30pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

LIVE DANCE TROUPE At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Voice Of The River Through Dance
August 3rd, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

ALMA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL
September 1st, 11am-7pm
Location:  Alma Beach & Recreational Area
Sponsor:  Alma Music & Arts Festival
ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club
ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

GERMAN DINNER

  
  
  
  
  
  

October 14, 2017

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

American Legion Hall | Alma, Wisconsin

FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER
October 19th
Location & Sponsor:  Etta's Place, 200 S Main Street
FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER
October 19th
Location & Sponsor:  Etta's Place, 200 S Main Street
FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER
October 19th
Location & Sponsor:  Etta's Place, 200 S Main Street
FLYWAY FILM FESTIVAL
October 19th-21st
Location:  Big River Theatre and other locations in Pepin, Stockholm & Red Wing
FIRE IN THE SHIRE
June 10th
Sponsor:  Castlerock Arms & Armor Museum
FIRE IN THE SHIRE
June 10th
Sponsor:  Castlerock Arms & Armor Museum
BIG RIVER RADIO WAVE at Big River Theatre
May 18th, Shows at 6pm & 8pm
Taped show will be broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio
Tickets: $12

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
CHURCH SERVICES At Historic Tell Church
Every Sunday in June
Location:  Tell Church, WI State Hwy 37, 4 miles out of Alma WI
CHURCH SERVICES At Historic Tell Church
Every Sunday in June
Location:  Tell Church, WI State Hwy 37, 4 miles out of Alma WI
CHURCH SERVICES At Historic Tell Church
Every Sunday in June
Location:  WI State Hwy 37, 4 miles out of Alma WI
LOCK & DAM 4 OPEN HOUSE
July 27th, 10am-2pm
Location:  Lock & Dam 4, Alma WI
Sponsor:  US Army Corps Of Engineers

BUFFALO COUNTY AGRICULTURAL FAIR
August 2nd-5th
Location:  Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Mondovi
Sponsor:  Buffalo County Agricultural Fair Association

MARIA MULDAUR LIVE At Big River Theatre
October 28th, 7pm
Artist:  Maria Muldaur--Naughty, Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker
Location & Sponsor: Big River Theatre
CHRISTMAS HOUSE WALK
December 1st, 3pm-7pm
Locations:  3 historic homes/businesses in Alma
Sponsor:  Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
CHRISTMAS HOUSE WALK
December 1st, 3pm-7pm
Locations:  3 historic homes/businesses in Alma
Sponsor:  Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
THE SEEGER BOYS BLUEGRASS HOLIDAY
December 8th, 7pm-8:30pm
Location & Sponsor:  Big River Theatre
THE SEEGER BOYS BLUEGRASS HOLIDAY
December 8th, 7pm-8:30pm
Location & Sponsor:  Big River Theatre
FIRE IN THE SHIRE 
June 8th, Events Throughout The Day
Location:  Castlerock Museum
Sponsors:  Castlerock Museum
FIRE IN THE SHIRE 
June 8th, Events Throughout The Day
Location:  Castlerock Museum
Sponsors:  Castlerock Museum
LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Bill Miller
June 15th, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Jeff Arundel & Bill McLaughlin
June 20th, 7:30pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Voice Of The River Through Dance
August 3rd, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre
LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Bill Miller
June 15th, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Jeff Arundel & Bill McLaughlin
June 20th, 7:30pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Voice Of The River Through Dance
August 3rd, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre
LIVE COMEDY At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Mary Mack & Tim Harmon
June 6th, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre
LIVE COMEDY At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Mary Mack & Tim Harmon
June 6th, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre
ALMA "ALL CLASS" REUNION
June 14th-16th
Location:  Main event at Alma Schools
ALMA "ALL CLASS" REUNION
June 14th-16th
Location:  Main event at Alma Schools
  
SHOP ALMA | 20+ Shops In 1 Mile!
Alma's business community offers a visitor access to original art by local artists and many one-of-a-kind items.  Alpaca weavings & pottery at the Alma General Store.  Nature & art items at Wings Over Alma.  Quilting supplies and fabrics at The Burlington Hotel Quilt Shop.  Home decor and gifts at Water Lily Gifts.  Alma's shopping venues are listed below.   Shops are usually open for an extended weekend (Thursday-Sunday) and many are also open weekdays.

Alma Area Museum *

Alma Blooms (open daily)

Alma General Store

Alma Leather

Art & Soul Gallery & Gift Shop

Badland Weaving *

Bluebird

Burlington Hotel & Quilt Shop

The Commercial Gallery

Danzinger Vineyard & Winery * (open daily)

The Garden Gate (open May through 4th of July)

Gypsy Wagon Curiosity Shop 

Joyce's Badland Weaving *

Junk Market

Lone Pine Antiques *

Mississippi River Pearl Jewelry Co

Modern Flair Vintage

Stump Town Gallery 

Two Old Crows

Water Lily Gifts (open daily)

Weaving Studio 

Whole Heart

Wings Over Alma Gift Shop


            * Not located on Main Street

  
ENTERTAINMENT
CASTLEROCK MUSEUM Open Weekends
Friday-Saturday 1pm-4pm, Year Round
Sunday, 1pm-4pm, Memorial Day through Labor Day
More Info: www.castlerockmuseum.com
WINGS OVER ALMA NATURE & ART CENTER | Bird Watching
Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-4pm
More Info: www.wingsoveralma.org

BIRD WATCHING ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI FLYWAY 1000s of birds migrate in the Spring and Fall along The Mississippi Flyway.  Alma, Wisconsin is a well known "birding hot spot" and migration stopover point.  Watch for birds while hiking, 
DANZINGER VINEYARD
More Info:  www.danzingervineyard.com
  
  
  
WE LOVE SUMMER in Alma, Wisconsin!   You'll find great views, you can hike up Buena Vista Trail.  Enjoy the Summer season.  Watch the Bald Eagles gathering around Alma and Lock & Dam #4.  Photo ops abound! Enjoy Alma's National Historic District amidst the beauty of the season!
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
UPCOMING SHOWS At Big River Theatre
July 13th  Trapper Shoepp, Music
July 20th  Brian Claxton Trio, Music
July 27th  Sister Tree, Music
July 28th  Big River Radio Wave, Variety
August 2nd  Friday Night Music With Brothers Reed, Music
August 3rd  Relay Of Voices, Dance

LIVE AFTERNOON MUSIC At Danzinger Vineyards
July 6th  Empire Night
July 7th  Kaiged Acoustic
July 13th  Doo Da Day
July 14th  Mac Cherry
July 20th  Two Frets Up
July 21st  Skipping Stones
July 27th  Doo Da Day
July 28th  Kaiged Acoustic
ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club
ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

GERMAN DINNER

  
  
  
  
  
  

October 14, 2017

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

American Legion Hall | Alma, Wisconsin

FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER
October 19th
Location & Sponsor:  Etta's Place, 200 S Main Street
FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER
October 19th
Location & Sponsor:  Etta's Place, 200 S Main Street
FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER
October 19th
Location & Sponsor:  Etta's Place, 200 S Main Street
FLYWAY FILM FESTIVAL
October 19th-21st
Location:  Big River Theatre and other locations in Pepin, Stockholm & Red Wing
FIRE IN THE SHIRE
June 10th
Sponsor:  Castlerock Arms & Armor Museum
FIRE IN THE SHIRE
June 10th
Sponsor:  Castlerock Arms & Armor Museum
BIG RIVER RADIO WAVE at Big River Theatre
May 18th, Shows at 6pm & 8pm
Taped show will be broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio
Tickets: $12

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
CHURCH SERVICES At Historic Tell Church
Every Sunday in June
Location:  Tell Church, WI State Hwy 37, 4 miles out of Alma WI
CHURCH SERVICES At Historic Tell Church
Every Sunday in June
Location:  Tell Church, WI State Hwy 37, 4 miles out of Alma WI
CHURCH SERVICES At Historic Tell Church
Every Sunday in June
Location:  WI State Hwy 37, 4 miles out of Alma WI
LOCK & DAM 4 OPEN HOUSE
July 27th, 10am-2pm
Location:  Lock & Dam 4, Alma WI
Sponsor:  US Army Corps Of Engineers

BUFFALO COUNTY AGRICULTURAL FAIR
August 2nd-5th
Location:  Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Mondovi
Sponsor:  Buffalo County Agricultural Fair Association

MARIA MULDAUR LIVE At Big River Theatre
October 28th, 7pm
Artist:  Maria Muldaur--Naughty, Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker
Location & Sponsor: Big River Theatre
CHRISTMAS HOUSE WALK
December 1st, 3pm-7pm
Locations:  3 historic homes/businesses in Alma
Sponsor:  Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
CHRISTMAS HOUSE WALK
December 1st, 3pm-7pm
Locations:  3 historic homes/businesses in Alma
Sponsor:  Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
THE SEEGER BOYS BLUEGRASS HOLIDAY
December 8th, 7pm-8:30pm
Location & Sponsor:  Big River Theatre
THE SEEGER BOYS BLUEGRASS HOLIDAY
December 8th, 7pm-8:30pm
Location & Sponsor:  Big River Theatre
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Burgers & a beer?  Friday Fish Fry.  Cafe Specials.  Pizza and more.  Check out Alma's dining and beverage options.  Eateries are listed below.  

Alfresco Pizzeria *

The Alma Hotel & Union House Bar *

Burckhard's Alma Bakery

Dam View Bar *

Danzinger Vineyard & Winery

Fire & Ice

Great Alma Fishing Float

Pier 4 Cafe & Smokehouse

Red Ram Saloon *

Talk Of The Town *

Tell Bar & Grill


* Open All Year