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The Driftless Muse

Mount Carroll, IL - Carroll County
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Offering 2 BR & 2 baths, the Driftless Muse retreat house in Mount Carroll features a small art studio and designated writing space, it is a perfect place to explore nature, make art, write or just plain relax. Two blocks from the quaint center of town, where you will find a latte, great food, antiques, local music, a famous haunted house, a massage, and brick streets. It is a 10-minute drive to the Mississippi River

Built in 1868, The Driftless Muse was home to miners, some of the first settlers to Mount Carroll.  The house was added onto several times and only know for sure in 1907 because there were newspapers from 1907 in the walls. The house was recently rehabbed 2016.   The owners kept what they could that was original and used a lot of repurposed materials. They are an artist, and a writer who created a space that they feel supports creativity, peace, family and rejuvenation. Like & follow us on Facebook!

​The house is chemical free and has a whole house water filter and a water filter under the kitchen sink that takes out chemicals and fluoride. Check out the Driftless Muse on Air BnB

Another fun entertainment season has begun @WhitePinesLodge! Three matinee shows celebrating #JohnDenver with Ted Vigil--Mar. 11-13. Ticket includes lunch, woohoo! This is a definite winter-blahs blues buster. 

Matinee Shows:
Monday, March 11, 2024
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Matinee Seating Begins: 11:20am

Platinum Seating – $72.00 (comes with a free cocktail)
Gold Seating – $65.00
Silver Seating – $62.00
Price Includes: Buffet, Coffee, Tea, Show, Dessert, Tax & Gratuity
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Artists! Our Art in the Park Outdoor Art Gallery applications are ready. The show will be Saturday, August 24, 2024 from 10am to 5pm at the RB&W District in Rock Falls, IL. 
Click this link for rules and application: https://bit.ly/3OYphdp
Important dates: 
5/31/2024 - Deadline for application and submission of entries 
6/17/2024 - Letters of approval for entry will be mailed out. 
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Get ready for a night of nostalgia! #JeffLudin brings his acoustic magic to the Savanna Museum & Cultural Center on Feb 23 at 7:30 pm. Don't miss this chance to hear your favorite tunes from yesteryear & today! 
Go to our Events calendar in bio.
Hugs to all our friends and visitors. Let's make it last the whole year!❤🥰
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#ChocolateRendevous--2/17/24. Bring your sweetheart or bestie out for a night of gourmet appetizers, over 100 different desserts, premium bourbon tastings, and entertainment. ALL of which are included in the price of your ticket. Your ticket includes 3 #free top-shelf drinks, a parking shuttle, and FIREWORKS!

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