Music & Monarchs

Music & Monarchs is free and open to the public, and donations are welcome

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2018 Sponsors to date

Music & Monarchs 2018
Make plans to come celebrate with us on the banks of the Turkey River in Elkader, Iowa May 12th 2018. A free
concert Saturday afternoon from 12-5 PM in Founders Park.

Friday, May 11th Fundraiser Kickoff Concert
Volga City Opera House

Craft beer from local breweries will be on tap!

6pm Social Hour
7:00p.m – 11:00 PM Fundraising Kickoff Concert
 Proceeds support Clayton County CAN and Volga City Opera House restoration efforts.

Featuring: Randall Sandersfeld; Flash in a PanThem Coulee Boys! 
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Saturday, May 12th 4th Annual Music & Monarch’s Festival
On the banks of the Turkey River, Founders Park, Elkader

12:00 PM Big Blue Sky Revival and local artists….Jon Stavers, Patsy Wellman, Sophia Landis, Denny Garcia, and Kevin Dohse

12:00-3:00 PM Family and Kids Activities, Conservation Education Booths and Displays

1:15-1:45 Plant.Grow.Fly. – Green IA Americorp on behalf of Blank Park Zoo

1:30-2:30 PM Flash in a Pan

2:30-3:00 PM Life history and conservation needs of the Monarch Butterfly

3:00-5:00 PM THEM COULEE BOYS

Activities, Exhibits & Vendors
Open Noon – 4pm
Awareness Stage Speakers
1:15-1:45 Plant.Grow.Fly
No effort is too small and we all can do our part to help pollinators thrive by planting butterfly gardens in our yards! Green Iowa AmeriCorps & Blank Park Zoo
3-3:30 A Landowner’s Perspective on Monarch Conservation Stories from the field and what YOU can do to bring back the butterflies by Rachel Wehrheim of Medicine River Farms
Conservation Awareness Award Ceremony
Family & Kids Activities
Make seed balls with pollinator habitat seeds
Monarch Library & Read Aloud Hour
Driftless Area Wetland Center – Explore a Rotting Log!
Milkweed seed pod piñata
Face painting by Virginia Saeugling
Henna by Jenna
Paint a larger-than-life butterfly
Kids’ snack activity with FoodCorps Service member Kate Lower
Iowa State Extension & Outreach
Clayton County Conservation Board
Food & Beverage
R&R Dairy – ice cream and sandwiches
Free Butterfly Cookies from Pedretti’s Bakery

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.

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

2018 Music & Monarchs Sponsors

Seed Level - Thank You
$5-$49
Wilke's Family Grocery Store
Caterpillar Level - Thank You
$50 -$99
Bridge Street Boutique
Browns Sales
Central State Bank
Jim and Laurie Klosterboer
Royal Products
Milkweed Level - Thank You!
$100-$199
Auto Collision Specialists
Clayton County Abstract
Daryl Landsgaard
Daryl Bruxvoort
Edgewood Locker
Ehhardt Gnagy & McCorkindale
Fitzgerald Inc
Gifford Insurance
Gregerson Electric
Irish Shanti
Joan Wangen
Jubeck Brewery
Sandy Caya
Caleb and Danielle Shea
Signs N Frames
St. Olaf Tavern
Stenders DDS
Sam Wooden
Monarch Level - Thank You
$200 +
Alpine Communications
Blueberry Hill -Pick Your Own Blueberries
Bruce and Deb Blair
CJ & Mike Creal
Culligan Water
Deb's Brewtopia
Fennelly's
FreedomBank
Grau Funeral Homes
Grau Logs & Lumber
Jansen Products
Jail House Inn
Main St. Elkader
Band Sponsor - Thank You
$500
Ameriprise - Brian Power
Burn Crew - Gary Siegwarth
Pheasants Forever

Clayton County CAN
2017 Music & Monarchs sponsors