Music in the Gardens

Hundreds of spectators watch Music in the Gardens in 2016.

If you know of a free event coming up, contact Features Editor Megan Gloss at 563-588-5638 or

Here are a few free events and destinations you can check out this week:

Thursday, June 13

Millwork Night Market. 5-9 p.m., Dubuque Millwork District, along Jackson Street between Seventh and Ninth streets. Local food, craft beer, art and music. Details:

Music in the Park, Tri-State Wind Symphony concert. 7:30 p.m., Eagle Point Park, Dubuque, 2601 Shiras Ave. Details:

Friday, June 14

Dubuque ... And All That Jazz. 5 p.m., Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School Band. 6 p.m., Mama Tess and the Chain of Fools, featuring 10 local musicians performing soul, blues and rock ’n’ roll. Details:

Saturday, June 15

Depot Day. 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Boscobel (Wis.) Heritage Depot Museum, 800 Wisconsin Ave. free museum tours, a farmers market, duck pond, bounce house, face painting, new history displays and a “Woody” style scavenger hunt. Details: 608-485-1258.

Galena Chalkfest. 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Galena (Ill.) Center for the Arts, 219 Summit St. Young and old can channel their inner artist and create on a canvas of concrete and street. Details:

Farmers Markets. 7 a.m.-noon, Dubuque, Iowa Street from 10th to 13th streets. 7 a.m.-noon Galena, Ill., Old Market House, 123 N. Commerce St. 8 a.m.-noon Boscobel, Wis., Depot Park. 8-11 a.m. Cassville, Wis., Riverside Park, Prime Street. 7 a.m.-noon Platteville, Wis., City Park. Details:,,,,

Sunday, June 16

Music in the Gardens. 6:30 p.m., Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 3800 Arboretum Drive. Hunter Fuerste and His American Vintage Orchestra (jazz) will present an authentic re-creation of the big band era, highlighting the hits of Glenn Miller, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Count Basie and more with a 14-piece big band, vocal soloists and the Penhouse Serenaders. Presented by the Dubuque Arts Council. Details:

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