The Commons Welcomes You!

The Commons Community and Arts Center is a welcoming, supportive, inspiring and affordable space for the Viroqua Area community, hosting numerous theater, music, dance, art, education and community events, weekly gatherings, workshops, classes, etc. as well as offering a comfortable and resource-rich facility for people of all generations to come and enjoy.

***We are now open for small gatherings and events during this time. Contact us at (608) 286-2495 or if you would like to use a Commons space for your activity or program.***

Check back here regularly for new happenings

Current Happenings:

  • create at the commons

    join a creative community forming at the commons. share your skills, develop new ones, meet other creators and seekers.
    When: Monday evenings 6:00 pm starting SEPTEMBER 28
    Where: The Commons Cafe Dining Room
    RSVP requested.
  • Open Mic Night / Social Distancing Event

    Come listen to your neighbors and friends, and share your musical, poetic or other performance talents onstage at The Commons.
    When: SEPTEMBER 27 6-8:00 pm
    Where: The Commons Cafe Dining Room
  • Spoon Carving Circle

    An informal gathering/working time for spoon carvers, chip carvers . . . wood carvers of any kind.
    When: Every second Thursday of the month 6:30 to 8:30 pm
    Where: The Commons Cafe Dining Room

***The Free Store is now open to the public for limited hours and by appointment. We will be open 3:00 – 6:00 pm – Wednesdays and Saturdays only.***

Come and browse, take what you need / like. LOTS of items: household, clothes, shoes, toys, jewelry, games, and much more! If you would like to donate gently-used, clean items you can bring them during our open hours or please make an appointment.

If you are unable to visit The Free Store during the hours it’s open, email to set up an appointment.

THANK YOU for your support of The Commons Community and Arts Center!