Oktoberfest fun under the tent and out in the hop field.
Marvel at the artistry of local glassblowers.
Moustache contest hopefuls show off their facial stylings.
Come join us and American River Music Festival in their 9th year of celebrating the finest in Roots, Jam, Grass, Cana (Americana), Blues and Folk at the American River Music Festival. The fest takes place throughout the friendliest river town on the banks of the South Fork American River in Coloma. Learn more at http://www.americanrivermusic.org/festival.php
The North Face EnduranceChallenge Series committed to pushing runners totheir personal limits of endurance, while promotingthe sport of ultra-trail running, a sport which ispredicated on enjoying physical activity in nature ina safe and responsible manner. The EnduranceChallenge offers a variety of racedistances for runners to choosefrom: 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon,Marathon Relay, Marathon, 50Kand 50 Mile. An ideal course layout for elite speedsters and those taking their first strides in the world of ultra trail running, The Endurance Challenge Wisconsin course is run-able from start to finish, provided that you’ve trained properly. A large portion of the course takes place on the renowned Ice Age Trail located 60 miles southeast of Madison in the southern reaches of the picturesque Kettle Moraine State Park.http://www.thenorthface.com/en_US/endurance-challenge/madison-wi/ Learn more at http://www.thenorthface.com/en_US/endurance-challenge/?stop_mobi=yes
Christiane and the Strays have a wide range of musical interests, from bluegrass to alternative rock to neo-soul, and their music reflects that broad mix of influences for an interesting and energetic take on Americana music. Josh Kearns (mandolin) draws on the influence of Sam Bush, Matt Flinner, John Reischman, and Adam Steffey overlaid on a musical backdrop of ’70s rockers like Led Zeppelin and Humble Pie; and Rachael Kearns (fiddle) blends old-time and bluegrass fiddle approaches on the five-string. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/iamchristianemusic
Amphitheater at the Taproom - Mills River
The Lost Sierra Hoedown is a weekend of simple outdoor living, and human-produced music you can dance to: folk, country, bluegrass, and Americana. This hoedown will raise funds and awareness for the re-opening of Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl.• Simple Livin’ - Park the car, disconnect from technology, stop producing trash.• Community - Meet your neighbors, dosey doe, make new friends.• Outdoor Recreation - Ride a bike, swim in Eureka Lake, Hike to Eureka Peak.• Music - An unforgettable lineup that sounds just right on a historic ski bowl.• Goal - Support a non-profit, community driven ski hill. Learn more at http://lostsierrahoedown.com/