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Tallman Arts Festival

  • Rock County Historical Society 426 N Jackson St Janesville, WI (map)

Don’t miss the 61st Annual Tallman Arts Festival, this year with NEW events and even more fun for folks of all ages! Visit local artists featuring everything from fine art to jewelry, sustainable art and fine crafts. Experience civil war-era surgery demonstrations in the Tallman House. Enjoy all types of live music by six different groups. Bring your appetite – many food vendors will be ready to serve! Parents and kids alike, visit the Children’s Area, with free crafts. NEW this year: coffee and bloody marys in the morning; wine and beer in the afternoon – all provided locally. Take a look at the details below:

Tickets: $5, available at the event
Children ages 5 and under: Free

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Artists featuring a wide variety of art

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Coffee by Bodacious Brew and bloody marys by 100 Mile Sauce.

12:30 – 3 p.m. Wine by Timber Hill Winery

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Children’s activities: crafts and more

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Food Trucks
-Sabor Queretano LLC, Mexican cuisine
-Stormy’s Grilled Cheese
-Route 26 Hamburger Stand
-D&M Concessions
-Sweet Delight Kettle Corn

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Live Music

10 – 11 a.m. Mike Boyd, soloist performing folk music

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Gary the Band, playing classic and modern pop and rock music

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Rob Tomaro Ensemble, playing jazz and rock music

1:30 – 1:50 p.m. Justin & Xavier, performing rap music

2 – 3 p.m. Josh Cohen, soloist playing pop instrumental music

3 – 4 p.m. Ceol Cairde, an Irish, Gaelic band performing traditional Irish & other Celtic music

Time TBD (throughout the day) – Civil War Surgery Demonstrations in The Tallman House

Thank you to our music sponsor, Knapton Musik Knotes!

For this event, The Rock County Historical Society is partnering with Art with Heart, which supports youth in Rock County through the sale of art created by young artists. The proceeds from these
sales will benefit Brothers Reaching Out (BRO) and Sisters Inspiring Sisters (SIS), giving students opportunities to tour colleges and universities.

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