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ART AND NATURE INSPIRE EACH OTHER

MAY 2018

 

The Lodi Valley Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance hosts Art on the Trail in Lodi, Wisconsin, from May 4-31, 2018.

Art, poetry, musings, and music will greet hikers and saunters as our landscape greens and starts to bloom. We welcome artists, writers, and musicians from Lodi and surrounding areas. Throughout the month of May, take a walk along the various Lodi segments of the Ice Age Trail during
one of eight scheduled hikes, or anytime on your own, to view the art.

Events (see more below) take place all month as viewing of artwork and writings continues through May, as Mother Nature allows. 

Please click HERE for the brochure and map*.

Please click HERE for map only.

*The brochure is designed for 11x17 paper, so please "fit to print" if using letter-sized paper. It has a lot of information, so please be patient while it loads.*

Website and brochure/map designed by Dana Slowiak.


MUSIC
Doctor’s Park, 222 S. Main St., Lodi

Saturday, May 5, 1-3 p.m
Prairie Sands Band, Folk to Blues to Celtic, featuring harmonica, guitar, banjo, and fiddle

Saturday, May 12, 1-3 p.m.
Granuaile, Irish music, Lyn Duguid, bagpiper, and Doug the Jug, juggler


EXHIBIT & ART ACTIVITIES**

May 4, 6-8 p.m. Opening Reception, with music by Randy Spencer
May 5 & 12, 12-4 p.m.
May 10, 17, 24, 4-8 p.m.

Visit D Squared Studios and Spring Creek Art Works (141 Lodi St., Lodi) for student photographs and writings, along with images of artwork and musings displayed along the trail. Join drop-in nature art activities for all ages.

** For more information about the art opportunities, visit www.dsquaredstudios.com or contact Kipp Inglis at 608-335-1237 or Facebook (Spring Creek Art Works).


HIKES*

Friday Hikes         
Fridays, May 4, 11, 18, 25, 9 a.m.

Gather for a low-key walk/hike. Meet at Coffee Grounds (107 S. Main St., Lodi) and tour a different segment to view creative works along the trail. Hikes should finish before noon.

Tyke Hike      
Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. 

This hike starts at the Gibraltar Rock parking lot. Hikers will act out The Three Billy Goats Gruff on one of the trail’s wooden bridges.

9th Annual Devils Lake to Gibraltar Hike
Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m.
Start at the Devils Lake State Park Roznos Meadow parking lot on Hwy 113. A bus will be at Gibraltar Rock to shuttle hikers back to Roznos Meadow.

Trail Run
Saturday, May 19, 8 a.m.

Meet at the Merrimac Ferry landing at 8 a.m. for an informal run on the Gibraltar Rock Segment.

Full Moon Hike     
Tuesday, May 29, 7 p.m.

Meet at the Gibralter Rock trailhead (Highway V) for a short walk under the full moon led by Lyn Duguid, bagpiper extraordinaire! This is a family friendly event! **Watch for the yellow “Ice Age Trail Event” signs.**

* For more information on all hiking events, visit www.iceagetrail.org/events/2018-05/ or call Bill at 608-843-3926.

 

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