We drove a good distance for Camille to participate in a play rehearsal for a homeschool performance of Macbeth. While we were in the lovely town of Viroqua, Sylvia, Ayla, and I made the most of it. We dropped Camille off at rehearsal and headed out to Sidie Hollow Park for sand play and a hike.
a shared feather
After rehearsal and a stop at the library, Camille headed back to the local yarn store for homeschool knitting group and we checked out the Driftless Cafe which has a seasonal, locally-sourced menu for a yummy midday treat. We played games and read and put together puzzles at the library before picking Camille up at the end of the day. Perfect.
The next day saw us heading the other direction into town to meet friends at Henry Vilas Zoo for a picnic, park play, and checking out the animals. One of the zoologists kindly chatted with us for quite a long while, answering questions and sharing stories and knowledge of the animals and their care.
in the discovery center
We rounded out our (already long) day at Olbrich Botanical Gardens to meet with another family of good friends. It was a relaxing and beautiful way to end our time in town.
the garden kaliedoscope
Turkish tulips and checkered frittilary
pics by Camille