Combine breakfast and bird watching at Breakfast with the Birds 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Horizons, 4651 County Road ZZ, Dodgeville. You can expect about 30 different species of birds to stop by the feeders as you enjoy a hearty hot breakfast. A naturalist will be on hand to identify the birds and to share information and stories about feeding birds in your own backyard. Admission, including breakfast, is $10/adults and $6/children. Call 608-574-1992 and reserve your spot by Friday!
More information www.bethelhorizons.org/events/14/test-environmental-event; or phone 608-574-1992.
Free music festival
Get back to the roots of Americana and alt-country at the Roots and Bluegrass Festival in River Falls April 7, 8, and 9. Multiple venues in River Falls host three days of free music, workshops, and jam sessions. Cheer on emerging musicians as they compete in singer/songwriter and band competitions.
For more information, venues, and schedule, visit www.riverfallsbluegrass.com; or phone 715-425-2533.
Family-friendly PEEPS show
Peep into the creativity of others at Racine Art Museum’s, 441 Main St., Racine, annual International PEEPS Art Competition. Using any holiday variety of PEEPS candy and other art mediums, artists create their own masterPEEPSes (masterpieces!) View and vote on your favorite for PEEPles Choice Award 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday (closed Easter Sunday) April 6 to 23 at Racine Art Museum.
More information www.ramart.org; or phone 262-638-8200.
You don’t need to disappear down a rabbit hole to discover how Alice in Dairyland has evolved from being a fresh-out-of-high-school beauty queen to a public relations professional. Visit the Alice in Dairyland exhibit at The Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay, to learn more about the 70-year history of Wisconsin’s agricultural ambassador and the impact and importance of the state’s diverse agricultural industry. The hands-on exhibit is open noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday, or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, now through July 9.
Packers fans will also enjoy The Neville Public Museum’s permanent exhibit “Hometown Advantage: The Community and The Packers.” Historical footage and photographs, along with new interviews, were used in videos exploring the relationship between the players and fans. Don’t miss LEGO Lambeau in the Discovery Room on the first floor!
Thousands of artifacts, historic film footage, photographs and graphics explore the history, geology, biology, and ecology of the history of Northeast Wisconsin from the end of the last Ice Age to the mid-20th century in another permanent exhibit, “On the Edge of the Inland Sea.” From Native Americans to the French, British and Yankee settlements, the exhibit probes lumbering, farming, business and industry and how Green Bay grew into a modern city.
More information www.nevillepublicmuseum.org; or phone 920-448-4460.
— Robyn Norton