This event is free and open to the public, but donations are welcome
Music & Monarchs 2018
Make plans to come celebrate with us on the banks of the Turkey River in Elkader, Iowa May 12th 2017. A free concert Saturday afternoon from 12-5 PM in Founders Park.
Friday, May 11 Volga City Opera House
7:00 – 11:00 PM Fundraising Kickoff Event Proceeds support Clayton County CAN and Volga City Opera House restoration efforts.
Featuring Them Coulee Boys!
Saturday, May 12 –
On the banks of the Turkey River, Founders Park, Elkader
this is a tentative schedule, we are just beginning to build the lineup
12:00 PM Local Musicians: Jon Stravers, Patsy Wellman, Kevin Dohse & Denny Garcia 12:00-3:00 PMFamily and Kids Activities, Conservation Education Booths and Displays 1:30-2:30 PM Randy Sandersfeld 2:30-3:00 PM Life history and conservation needs of the Monarch Butterfly – Monarch Consortium
Come celebrate the monarch butterfly, conservation awareness, music and community.
Learn about the plight of the Monarch and what each of us can do to enhance critical habitat for a more diverse and healthy landscape.
Free Milkweed Plants
Monarch Face Painting/ Henna Tattoos
Habitat Education Station including the Monarch Butterfly life cycle and migration phenomenon
Butterfly Collection Display
ISU Extension and Outreach
Sponsor & Organization Booths
Bring Your Own: Picnic, Beverages, Refillable H2O bottle & Chairs ~Culligan Water Fill Station will be provided
Hosted by the Clayton County Conservation Awareness Network and co-hosted by Main St. Elkader.
The event will draw attention to the habitat needs of the rapidly declining monarch butterfly population and what each of us can do to help this and other species by restoring critical habitat. Free milkweed plants, the host plant of the monarch, will be available.
Them Coulee Boys
Become Music & Monarchs Festival Supporter!
Music & Monarchs is not possible without the support of our GENEROUS Sponsors
Clayton County CAN members and friends and Music & Monarch lovers, please consider supporting the Music & Monarch Festival. Here is a list of sponsorship levels and the corresponding benefits:
Clayton County CAN! supporting member website listing
Use of Supporting Funds:
Cover Music & Monarchs event expenses
Promote awareness of the plight of the monarch and habitat loss in Clayton County
Promote habitat restoration and conservation efforts throughout Clayton County