Memorial Day/ Mural dedication
Monday, May 27
Join us for the Remembrance Walk to honor the veterans who served in the military immediately following the ceremony at the ferry dock. This year we will
also feature a short ceremony to
painted by island
artist, Holly Tourdot,
on the back of the MIHPA office.
Fourth of July Barbecue
Again this year MIHPA is joining with the Island Association to put on a barbecue on July 4th. This event will take place at the picnic shelter next to the Harry R. Nelson Recreation Center. It is a fund-raiser for both the Island Association and MIHPA.
The event follows the ceremony that takes place on the green space in front of the Madeline Island Museum that follows the the parade.
Island Home Tour
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Join us for MIHPA's bi-annual island home tour. The home tour features a number of historic and beautiful homes on the island. Participants drive their own vehicles to various island residences on a scheduled tour. The old and new structures provide the participant a glimpse into the unique histories and innovative construction of these island residences.
Codger Softball Game
Saturday, September 21
Join us for the annual Codger Game. Watch the island women's softball team take on the island men over 50 team. Come for the fun, food and peanuts, popcorn and more! Cheer on your favorite
players. Held at the Rec Center
The Annual Hunters' Feast
Saturday, November 23rd
This fundraiser is sponsored by MIHPA and island hunting camps. The event includes a raffle, dinner and presentation of the Hunter of the Year trophy. Event is held at the Beach Club.
Is. Women's Team
The 2019 house tour was a great success. A big thank you to the families that allowed us to feature their homes, our wonderful volunteers, and all of you who participated in the tour.
Following the tour many
joined us in the schoolhouse
at the Heritage Center
where Linda Mack, author of
Madeline Island Summer
Houses: An Intimate Journey,'
gave a talk on the history of
the island's summer retreats.
Memorial Day Celebration at the Veteran's Honor Garden, May 27th
Please join us immediately following the Memorial Day ceremony downtown, as we walk from the Town dock up
Colonel Woods Avenue to the
MIHPA Heritage Center. We will
gather around the
Veteran's Honor Garden for a flag
raising ceremony, songs by the
summer choir and the laying of the
new pavers in the Honor Garden .
At this year's celebration we dedicated the Winter Transportation mural painted on the back of the MIHPA office. We thank the WI Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the La Pointe Center for the Arts along with the Island Association and the Grutzner Madeline Island Fund, an affiliate of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation for their support of this project.
Light refreshments will be served. Those who wish to order a garden paver with a veteran's name can sign up after the ceremony or visit the Book and Gifts page for order form.
All are welcome!
Join us July 17, 2021 for the next
Madeline Island Home Tour
The Annual Codgers Game
What a glorious day for a ball game. Congratulations to the Women'sTeam on their victory. Fun was had by all!
A special thank you to those who
volunteered their time and
talents to make this event happen
and the generous donations
from local businesses.
Sheri Milburn on keyboard
Marty Curry and
Bob Teisberg- announcers
Our grill masters!
BEACH CLUB and
Marie Noha of
Mission HILL COFFEE
Each year at the Hunters Feast the Hunter of the Year is announced and a plaque with their name is added to the Hunter of the Year Trophy
The Annual Hunters Feast
Join us at the picnic shelter for a good, old fashion Picnic BBQ