Music & Monarchs

 

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 PM Family 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

3:00-5:00 PM Them Coulee Boys

Read More about the Plight of the Monarch

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
  • Food Vendors

Bring Your Own: Picnic, Beverages, Refillable H2O bottle & Chairs ~Culligan Water Fill Station will be provided
Main Street LogoHosted 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.

 
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:

Seed Level
$5-$49
Clayton County CAN! supporting member website listing
Caterpillar Level
$50 -$99
Clayton County CAN! supporting member website listing
FB Event page listing
Day of Event Sponsor Poster Listing
Milkweed Level
$100-$199
Clayton County CAN! supporting member website listing
FB Event page listing
Day of Event Sponsor Poster Listing
Online Banner Ad mention
(2)Tickets to Friday night kickoff event
Monarch Level
$200 +
Clayton County CAN! supporting member website listing
FB Event page listing
Day of Event Sponsor Poster Listing
Online Banner Ad mention
Opportunity for an event booth
Significant Concert Recognition – MC mention
(4) tickets to Friday night kickoff event
Band Sponsor Level
$500
Clayton County CAN! supporting member website listing
FB Event page listing
Day of Event Sponsor Poster Listing
Online Banner Ad mention
Opportunity for an event booth
Significant Concert Recognition – MC mention
(8) tickets to Friday night kickoff event

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

Clayton County CAN
2017 Music & Monarchs sponsors

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