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Thursday, October 2

The Parkinson's Education/Support Group will meet on Thursday, October 2nd from 10:00 - 11:00 am at the Richland Center Community & Senior Center.   The speaker will be Brett Iverson from the Aging and Disability Resource Center.

The Ancestors of Richland County Hills (ARCH) genealogy club and guests will meet Thursday, October 2 at 5:30 pm at the Brewer Library History Room. World War II Veterans will be talking about their service.

The 40 et 8 will hold a Promenade on Thursday, October 2 at American Legion Post 13 in Richland Center.  The meal starts at 7:00 pm with the Business Promenade to follow. Please remember your Chapeau.


Friday, October 3

Center Color Fest in Richland Center will take place Friday - Sunday, October 3-5.  Enjoy events such as City-Wide Garage Sales, Get Your Glow on 5K Glow Run, Farmer's Market, Horseshoe Tournament, tours of the A.D. German Warehouse and much more. The Canyon of Lights parade will take place on Saturday at 7:00 pm, and Tour of Homes will take place on Sunday. To register for the parade, call 608-459-0721.  For a full list of events and times, go to www.richlandcentertourism.com

The Danny Sheafor Memorial Wheels Of Time Show will take place Friday - Sunday, October 3rd - 5th at Sheafor Farms, just north of the Richland County
Fairgrounds on County AA. Enjoy antique trucks, working trucks, several hundred tractors, cars, gas engines, threshing each day, saw mill, Knights Of Columbus food and homemade pies.  Free to all spectators and exhibitors.

The Richland Center Rodeo Committee will host a brat stand on Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4 from 10:00 - 4:00 both days at Ed's Family Foods.

The RCHS Alumni Class of 1968 will serve brats and grilled cheese sandwiches at the Brat Barn at Burnstad's on Friday, October 3rd from 10:00 - 5:00 and Saturday, October 4th from 10:00 - 2:00. There will also be baked goods for sale. For more information, contact 608-246-2759.

Richland County Veterans Memorial will be holding a fund raiser at Oakwood Fruit Farm on Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4 from 10:00 - 5:00 pm. Come enjoy brats, Chili Dogs, Chili, Grilled cheese, water, soda, bars and cookies.

Funds raised will go towards up keep to include Flags for the Richland County Veterans Memorial project.

Brewer Public Library will start its Pre-School Story Hours on Friday, October 3rd. Story Hours are at 10:30 am every Friday that school is in session. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Weston FFA Pork Feed will take place on Friday, October 3rd from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Weston High School Cafeteria.  Cost is $8 for adults in advance, $6 for children in advance and children under 6 are free. Cost at the door is $.50 more. Tickets can be purchased from FFA members or contact Randi Osborne at 986-2151.

St. Luke's Church of Plain will host its Family-Style Fish Fry on Friday, October 3rd from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Carry-outs are available.

Friends of the KVR Dam Challenge Pasta Dinner will take place on Friday, October 3 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm in the Visitor Center. Adults are $7 for one trip or $10 for all you can eat, children under 12 are $4.  In conjunction with the dinner, the Kickapoo Valley Reserve will host Autumn Skies at 6:30 pm.  Observe the night sky with John Heasley, Solar System Ambassador, and learn of different constellations, clusters, and nebulas of the fall sky. This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit http://kvr.state.wi.us.

Richland Center Performing Arts Council present The Odd Couple, coming to the Richland Center Auditorium Friday-Sunday, October 3-5.  Friday and Saturday shows will be at 7:30 pm, and the Sunday show will be at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors over 65, students under 18, and groups of 10 or more.  Tickets are available for purchase at the door or online at squareup.com/market/raveonthego.  If you would like to reserve tickets to pay at the door, or for more information, please visit www.raveonthego.com.

A "Mile Glow Walk" for Bryce Heckendorf, son of Kyle and Jenna, will take place on Friday, October 3rd following the River Valley Football game. Proceeds will help cover care costs for Bryce, who was diagnosed with Krabbe Disease.  Follow the River Valley Football teams as they lead everyone in the Mile Glow Walk.


Saturday, October 4

Napa Auto and Truck Parts of Richland Center will host a brat and hotdog fundraiser Saturday, October 4, from 8:00 until 1:00. The proceeds will help send Alex Toney on the Richland Center High School Band trip. Proceeds earned over and above Alex's needs, will be given to the band.

Walk With GRACE will sponsor an Individual Skin Cancer Screening on Saturday, October 4th from 9:00 - 3:00 at the GRACE Office.  To reserve an appointment with Dr. Stephen Webster, MD by calling 604-8255. This screening is free and open to the public.

The Weston School District will be a part of the Farm Art D-Tour/Fermentation Fest to be held Saturdays, October 4 and 11 from 9:00 - 4:00 both days.  Enjoy  live music, photo booth, frisbee golf and a petting zoo. Any questions can be directed to Carl Welke or Dana Neumann at the Weston School at 986-2151.

The Black Hawk United Methodist Church will host the Lord's Acre Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5th. Saturday kicks off at 10:00 am with Bake Sale, a Pork Chop Dinner at 11:00 am and Lord's Acre Auction at 1:00 pm. Sunday hosts Christian Education at 9:15 am, Harvest Festival Worship at 10:30 am and Potluck Meal at 11:30 am.

Gospel to Haiti will hold a BBQ Chicken Fundraiser on Saturday, October 4th starting at 10:00 am in the parking lot north of the Alcam Creamery Office Building. Proceeds will go toward a clinic in Haiti.

The Missfit Dolls Roller Derby team will host the 2nd Annual Christmas in October on Saturday, October 4th from Noon - 5:00 pm at the Richland Center American Legion. Start your Christmas shopping early with various area vendors and place bids on an array of silent auction items until 4:30 pm. Proceeds go to the American Legion and Richland County Veteran's Memorial.

The Angels of Hope Remembrance 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, October 4th at the La Farge Village Park. Registration opens at 3:30 pm with the walk to begin at 4:00. Registration is free. Enjoy music, food and a candlelight vigil following the walk.


Sunday, October 5

Ss. Anthony and Philip Catholic Church of Highland will host its Oktoberfest on Sunday, October 5th. There will be a Polka Mass at 9:00 am, with a pumpkin weigh-off, kids crafts, music and other contests to follow at 10:00. A German Meal will be served  from 11:00 - 1:00 for $12 for adults and $4.50 for children.  Take part in an auction at 1:30 and a raffle drawing at 4:00.

St. Philip Catholic Church of Soldiers Grove will host its Roast Beef Dinner and Bazaar on Sunday, October 5th.  A Polka Mass will be held at 10:00 am with dinner from 11:00 - 2:00. There will also be a raffle drawing at 2:30 pm. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and children under 6 are free.  Carry-outs available for an extra $.50.

A National Life Chain Event will take place on Sunday, October 5th from 1:00 - 2:00 pm at the corner of Highways 18 and 23 in Dodgeville. For more information, call Peg at 583-6024.

There will be a Cancer Benefit for Dan Baxter on Sunday, October 5th from 1:00- 5:00 pm at Route 14 Bar and Grill with raffles, food and live music.

The Corpus Christi Parish of Boscobel is presenting a Life in the Spirit Seminar on Sundays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2 & 9, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Boscobel. Education/teaching credits will be available. There is no charge for the seminar, however a free will offering will be accepted.


Monday, October 6

Home Health United will host a Spouse/Partner Loss Community Grief Support Group at the Richland Hospital Mondays, October 6 - November 3, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. For more information, call 1-877-356-4514, or visit homehealthunited.org

Hybrid Redneck is still looking for volunteers to help work at the event. To sign up for a shift, visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904044fa8ab22a13-redneck2.


Tuesday, October 7

The Sacred Hearth Catholic Church of Lone Rock will host a Potato Soup and Chili Supper on Tuesday, October 7th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.

Brewer Public Library will host a Family Night Program of Pumpkin Carving with Nancy Tiegs on Tuesday, October 7th at 6:30 pm.

NHS of Southwest Wisconsin will host a Free Homebuyer's Seminar on Tuesdays, October 7th and 14th at the East Hall at UW-Richland. Discuss credit scores, inspections, financing and assistance programs to be able to afford purchasing a home. For more information and to pre-register, call NHS at 647-4949 or visit nhsrcwi.org by October 7th. 


Wednesday, October 8

St. Peter's of Loganville will host a Chili Supper and Bake Sale Bazaar on Wednesday, October 8th from 4:30 - 8:00 pm. Cost is a free will offering.

Make your reservations now for the Richland Center Women's Connection Annual "What's Your Bid?" Country Fair, to be held on Tuesday, October 14th at 9:15 am at the White House.  Cost is $9 to enjoy and partake in silent and live auctions with Kurt Monson and to listen to the vocals of Ginger McCauley of Viola. Carole Ledbetter  of Ottawa, IL will speak on "Finding The Dream."  To make a reservation, call Beth Ann at 647-5491 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.," target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call Phyllis at 536-3761.


Friday, October 10

The Boscobel Senior Fall Ball "Cinderella," will take place on Friday, October 10th for seniors 60 and older.  Quarter Bingo starts at 11:15 am at the Tuffley Community Center, please call Michelle at 375-4505 to reserve a lunch.  From 1:00 - 4:00 pm, enjoy music by Lil' Dale and The Legends for $5, as well as door prizes in the Blaine Gym.

Order your tickets by October 10th for the 4-H Alumni Banquet to be held on Sunday, October 19th at the UW-Richland Wallace Student Center.  Social Hour starts at 5:00 pm, with Dinner at 6:00 pm.  To order tickets, call the UW Extension Office at 647-6148. Limited seating is available. 

The 3rd Annual RCHS All School Reunion is planned for Friday, October 10th at the White House from 8:00 pm - Midnight.  All are welcome.


Saturday, October 11

The RCHS Athletic Boosters will be holding a vehicle test drive fundraiser on Saturday, October 11th at Jones Chevrolet from 8:30 - 2:30. $15 for every test drive will be donated to the athletic boosters fund.

Brewer Public Library will host a Bake and Book Sale of Saturday, October 11th from 9:00 - 2:00.

Hybrid Redneck Rally will take place on Saturday, October 11th at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10 and kids 12 and under are free. Enjoy Snowmobile Grass Drags, ATV and Dirtbike Drags, Mud Racing, Pedal Pulls, Truck and Tractor Pulls and more.  For more information, visit www.hybridredneck.com

The CAzenovia Fire Department will host a Fire Prevention Week Open House on Saturday, October 11th from 10:00 - 2:00.  Come see the new fire station and meet our Firefighters, Smokey Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog.

The UW-Richland Alumni Association 2014 Home Brewfest will take place on Saturday, October 11th from 1:00 - 3:00 pm in the UW-Richland Gym.


Sunday, October 12

St. Mary's Catholic Church in Gays Mills will host a Roast Pork Dinner on Sunday, October 12th. Mass will be held at 10:00 am, and serving will be from 11:00 - 2:00. Adults are $10, children 6-12 are $4 and children under 6 are free. Carry-outs are available for an extra $.50. There will also be a raffle drawing at 2:00 pm. 


Monday, October 13

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, October 13th from Noon - 4:00.

The Lone Rock Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, October 13th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the Lone Rock Elementary School. The pantry serves those whose children attend Lone Rock Elementary and citizens with a Lone Rock address.


Wednesday, October 15

The S.O.U.L. Kitchen will host a community meal on Wednesday, October 15th from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Town and Country Presbyterian Church.


Friday, October 17

The Friends of the Kraemer Library and Community Center in Plain will host the 13th annual Pies, Pages and Pottery Sale on Friday, October 17th from 9:00 - 5:00 and Saturday, October 18th from 9:00 - Noon.  


Saturday, October 18

Mandy Barnett will present a concert at the Temple Theatre in Viroqua on Saturday, October 18th at 7:30 pm. Tickets are general admission and are $25.


Tuesday, October 21

The Richland Hospital will host a free Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, October 21st from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.  The discussion topic will be Carbohydrates. For more information, contact a hospital Dietitian at 647-6321.


Thursday, October 23

A Partners of the Richland Hospital Quarterly Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 23rd at 9:00 am. For more information, contact Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321.

Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will host a Memory Café, a social gathering place where individuals with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other dementias, can come together, will meet on Thursday, October 23rd from 9:30 - 11:30 am at the Richland Center Woodman Senior Center.  Family and friends are encouraged to come. Contact Becky Debuhr, Outreach Specialist, at 608-723-4288 for more information.

There will be a special Vietnam Agent Orange Town Meeting on Thursday, October 23rd at 4:00 pm at the Richland Center American Legion Post 13.  Vietnam Veteran and former Waukesha County Veteran Service Officer, John Margowski will present cases related to Agent Orange.  This meeting is free and all Vietnam Veterans and spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend.  For more information, contact Sandra Kramer at 647-6101.


Monday, October 27

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, October 27th from Noon - 4:00.