• SGC's petite red velvet cakes

    SGC’s petite red velvet cakes

  • Thomas Burns live Friday 2/7 at SchoolGrounds

    Thomas Burns, Friday 2/7, at SGC

  • SGC's perfect marriage cookie

    Valentine’s Day treats available now for your someone special

  • sogoodicantasteit

    Thirty @ 30 below zero, 1/28 at SGC

  • SchoolGrounds Cafe ~ Gaston School Gallery

    SchoolGrounds Cafe ranked #1 on Tripadvisor ~ Check out our reviews!

  • A yummy place to catch up with family and friends this holiday season!

    Catch up with friends and family over delicious gourmet treats!

  • Great handmade gifts for your holiday shopping!

    Great handmade gifts for the holidays!

  • SGC - Caramel Apple Pie

    SchoolGrounds Caramel Apple Pie

  • Best Coffee 2013 - Best of Cottage Grove

    Best Coffee 2013 – Best of Cottage Grove Awards

  • SchoolGrounds Cafe at Gaston School Gallery

We welcome the opening of SchoolGrounds Cafe!

We now offer the finest handcrafted coffees, baked goods, and lunches. With our new cafe seating you can continue to enjoy works by local and regional artists while savoring the finest offerings of SchoolGrounds Cafe...

Monday-Thursday 6:00am-6:00pm
Friday 6:00am-7:00pm
Saturday 7:00am-7:00pm
Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm

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SGC's perfect marriage cookie

Valentine’s Day treats available now for your someone special

SGC’s vanilla cake with chocolate filling and dark chocolate ganache frosting SGC’s raspberry linzer cookie Stop by or call in an order for your Valentine! 608-228-9488


  • Great Gifts

    Great Gifts

    Among our most popular gift items include the cutting boards and coasters of Smallworks and the pottery of Glen Cutcher.  

  • Wall Artwork

    Wall Artwork

    Painting, photography, stained glass, copper weaving, ceramic sculpture, by Ann Miller, Scott Hull, Robert Gehrke, Jan Campbell, Glen Cutcher, Grace Lund, Brian McCormick, and Theresa Anacker Wohlers.

  • Sculpture


    Decorative and functional sculpture by various artists including: David Morrow, Ann Miller,  and Robert Gehrke.

  • Wood Turning

    Wood Turning

    Functional and decorative wood artwork by Sam Czys, Scott Boris, Robert Gehrke, David Pascoe, and Dan Haak.

  • Jewelry


    Wearable artwork by Teresa Dahmen (fused glass pendants, bracelets, and rings), Mona Semerau (hand constructed sterling silver pendants, rings, bracelets, and earrings), and Alyska Bailey Peterson (mixed media pins, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces).

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Gaston School Gallery and SchoolGrounds Cafe


Monday-Thursday 6:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 6:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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4691 County Road N
Cottage Grove, WI 53527


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