Closing Party: “Driftless Sanctuary”

Art-lovers can enjoy the work of Lyon Smith from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Public Launch. Featured will be Smith’s Driftless Sanctuary sculpture and a multimedia exhibit.

The free event offers a moment for guests to “share (their) own stories about life in the Driftless region and along the Mississippi River,” according to the event’s Facebook page. If interested in sharing a story at a certain time, attendees can email artoftherural@gmail.com.

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page “Closing Party: Driftless Sanctuary.”

Island City Artisan Market

This Saturday, Island City Brewing Company will be hosting the Island City Artisan Market from 1 to 6 p.m. The event is supported additionally by the Winona Artisan Market and Big Buddy Brew ‘n Que.

Vendors are set to include, but won’t be limited to, Sweet House Bakery, Sparkleheads, It’s a Whimsical Life, Playland Junction, Paws to Tails and more.

A food truck will be present with Samurai Teppanyaki serving dishes.

Artist Opening Reception with Good Hue Studio

Married pair Danielle and Kevin Ihrke of Good Hue Studios will be celebrated and welcomed as their September exhibit opens from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Jovy Rockey Studio Jewelry Studio + Gallery.

From Danielle, guests can expect mostly illustrations, while Kevin’s work will include paintings that were created mainly with acrylic paint.

Other Events

Karaoke, 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at Island City Brewing Company.

Winona Farmers’ Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Levee Park.

Live Music


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John Burns, 6 to 8 p.m. at Acoustic Café.

Patina, 6 to 9 p.m. at Signatures Restaurant.

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