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Sunday, September 24

Gays Mills Apple Festival will be held on Sunday, September 24th in Lions Park starting at 7:00 AM. The Gays Mills Lions Club will hold an arts and crafts fair at the festival. Other activities include a kids carnival, and an open horseshoe tournament. The parade will start at 1:30 PM. For more information call 608-735-4117.

The Boscobel Grid Iron Club will hold a fly-in/drive-in breakfast at the Boscobel airport. The event will run from 8:00-12:00. Cost for adults is $8.50 and kids 6 and under are $3.

The 3rd District VFW fall meeting will be held on Sunday, September 24th, at the Ewing-Olson Post 9336 located at 514 Willow Street in Arena. VFW and Auxiliary members from the 16 posts in 3rd District are encouraged to attend. Registration starts at 8:30 with business meetings to follow. Lunch will be served by the Post Auxiliary with Euchre to take place after the meeting.

Richland Center Youth Bowling will hold a registration meeting on Sunday, September 24th,at 9:00 AM at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center. New bowlers are welcome to attend and sign-up.

Beulah Wesleyan Church in Gillingham will host speaker Dick Walls on Sunday, September 24th. Dick will speak about his journey, Broken Vessel Ministries. Dick was wrongfully convicted of a crime he didn't commit and made it through the experience by holding on to his faith. There will be three presentations available. One at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM and again at 7:30 PM. For more information call 647-4695.

St. Patrick's Catholic Church Loreto Ridge will hold a fall festival on Sunday, September 24th on the church grounds. Mass will begin at 10:30 AM. There will also be an open pit BBQ dinner from 11:30-2:30.Cost for a meal is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids 4 and under. Carry-outs will be available. Other events include a silent auction, paddle wheel, raffles and a bean bag tournament. For more information call 583-5466.

The Bloom City School reunion will be held on Sunday, September  24th at Schmitt Woodland Hills in the 2nd floor activity room. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30.

The Milk Into Cheese Hay Ride will be held on Sunday, September 24th, at 1:00 PM. The ride will begin at the home of Ed and Linda Chitwood. Look for signs on Byrds Creek Road that will direct you to the residence. There will be snacks and refreshments available. A free will offering will be taken. For more information call 537-2340.

Monday, September 25

Alcoholics Anonymous will hold a group meeting on Monday, September 25th, from 9:30-10:30 AM at the Brewer Public Library. The group meets every Monday and Thursday in the basement story room at the library.

The Richland FIT Coalition will meet on Monday, September 25th, from 12:00-1:00 PM at the Richland High School cafeteria. Those attending are asked to arrive at 11:30 AM to go through the lunch line. For more information on registering for the event call 608-649-5968.

The Richland Hospital will offer free blood pressure checks on Monday, September 25th, from 12:00-4:00 PM at the hospital.

The Brewer Public Library invites youth and families to participate in a Kids STEM afters chool program at on Monday, September 25th, at 4:00 PM at the library.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will distribute food on Monday, September 25th, at 4:30 PM at Ss. Anthony and Phillip Church in Highland.

Sign up before Tuesday, September 29th for the 2017 Richland Center High School homecoming parade. The parade will be held on Friday, October 6th. The parade will step off at 5th and North Central Ave. at 2:55. Sign up by visiting the Richland Center High School website. The deadline to register is Tuesday, September 29th.

The Weston Silver Eagles 5K Run/1 Mile Walk that will be held on Saturday, October 7th, at 10:00. The run/walk will begin at Weston School. Registration will run from 9:00-9:45 in the elementary school lobby. Cost for registration is $15 for one person or $35 for a family of 3. Registration forms may be picked up at the Weston Elementary and High School offices. There will also be a breakfast served from 8:30-11:00 and Weston's Fall Harvest Fest from 11:00-1:00 on the school grounds. All proceeds will go towards sending Weston’s local veterans on the Badger Honor Flight.

Tuesday, September 26

The Thrift Shop will hold a board meeting on Tuesday, September 26th, at 2:00 PM at the shop.

Home Health United will hold a grief class, "When Mourning Dawns," on Tuesdays from September 26th through October 24th. The class will meet at the Richland Hospital in the Pippen 3 room from 5:30-7:30 each Tuesday.

The Richland Hospital Smart Recovery Support Group will meet on Tuesday, September 26th, from 7:00-8:30 The addiction support group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Richland Hospital. No pre-registration is required for the group. For more information call 647-6321.

The Presidents will perform a concert for GRACE on Saturday, October 28th, from 8:30-12:00 PM at the White House Ramada in Richland Center. Tickets are available at Napa Auto Parts, Capital Wealth Advisory Group office in the Richland Performing Arts Center, and from GRACE team members. For more information call 647-8842.

Wednesday, September 27

The Brewer Public Library will hold Everybody Storytime every Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 AM at the library. The event is for youth and their families.

A regional job fair will be held at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center on Wednesday, September 27th, from 11:00-3:00. The fair gives people an opportunity to explore employment options and connect with local employers. For more information call 608-822-2334.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will distribute food on Wednesday, September 27th, from 2:00-3:00 PM at the Gays Mills Community Center located at 212 Main Street.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, September 27th, at the Lighthouse Chapel to provide food to Richland County individuals and families who have a food emergency. Food will be distributed from 4:00 to 5:30 PM.

The Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will serve burgers in the park on Wednesday, September 27th, from 4:00-8:00 PM at Muscoda's Railroad Park.

La Farge United Methodist Church will serve a community spaghetti supper on Wednesday, September 27th, from 5:00-6:30 PM. A free will offering will be taken. All are welcome to attend.

The Richland Hospital will hold a breastfeeding class on Wednesdays, September 27th, at the hospital from 6:00-9:00 PM.

Register now for the Richland Hospital's Safe Sitter class set to take place on Friday, October 27th, from 8:00-3:00 at the Richland Hospital. The deadline to register is Tuesday, October 10th. Cost for the class is $20. To register or for more information call Cindy at 647-6321 ext. 2203.

Friday, September 29

The 25th Annual Cornish Festival and Celtic Celebration will take place from Friday, September 29th through Sunday, October 1st, in downtown Mineral Point. Events include exhibits, live music, games, a Farmer's Market, good and more. For more information call 608-987-3218.

The third annual Richland County Friends of Animals rummage sale will be held on Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th, at 2015 Bohmann Drive from 7:30-6:00.

The River Valley Area Community Gardens will sell caramel apples on Friday, September 29th, at the River Valley School Fair from 10:00-12:00. There will also be plain apples for sale.

The Weston Silver Eagles Homecoming will be held on Friday, September 29th. A parade in Lime Ridge will begin at 3:00. There will also be a social time from 3:30-5:00 at Weston School, a FFA Pork Feed, and live music provided by Jake'O McCluskey. The Weston football game against Belmont will kick-off at 7:00. Call 608-986-2151 to reserve your ticket for the pork feed.

Weston FFA will hold a pork feed on Friday, September 29th, from 4:30-7:00 in the Weston High School Cafeteria. Cost for adults is $8.50, kids age 7-12 are $6.50 and children 6 and under are free.

Sunday, October 1

The Dayton Ridge Runners will host an ATV/UTV Group Ride Fun Run/Poker Run on Sunday, October 1st, at 10:00 AM at the Lonesome Dove in Boaz. Cost per hand is $10, or $2 per card. There will also be door prizes. Money raised will go toward signage for routes and trails.

St. Philip Catholic Church in Soldiers Grove will hold a roast beef dinner and bazaar on Sunday, October 1st, at the church. The day will begin with a polka mass at 10:00 AM. A meal will be served from 11:00-2:00. There will also be raffles, games, and more. Cost for adults is $10, kids age 6-12 are $5 and children 5 and under are free. Carry-outs will be available by calling 624-5498. Carry-outs will have an additional charge of $0.50.

A splash pad fundraiser will take place on Sunday, October 1st, at Woods Bar & Grill in Lone Rock from 1:00-5:00 PM. There will be meat paddles, raffles, food and door prizes.

Sign up now for a free skin cancer screening that will take place on Saturday, November 4th. Walk With GRACE will hold the free screenings on from 9:00-3:00 at the GRACE Office on November 4th. Dr. Webster from Gundersen Lutheran will be on hand to provide the screenings. To reserve a spot call Jan at 604-8255.

Tuesday, October 3

Feed My Starving Children will serve a taco supper on Tuesday, October 3rd, at BMZ Church in Boscobel located at 104 Buchanan Street from 4:30-7:00 PM.

The Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin and Mayo Clinic Health System will offer a two-part education series in Prairie Du Chien. The ABC's of Alzheimer's and Dementia will be held on Tuesdays, October 3rd and 10th, at the Crawford County Administration Building from 6:00-8:00 PM both days. The programs are free but reservations are requested. To reserve your spot call 326-0235. 

Wednesday, October 4

Friends and family of Christine Wesoloski will hold a Papa Murphy's Share Night on Wednesday, October 4th, from 4:00-8:00. Money raised will help pay for Christine's medical bills as she recovers from a stroke.

A set up day has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 4th to prepare for The Wheels of Time show which will run from Friday, October 6th through Sunday, October 8th at Richland County Fairgrounds. Those looking to help with set up are to meet at the fairgrounds on October 4th at 6:00 PM. The Southern Wisconsin Chapter of the American Truck Historical Society and Hill Country Classic Power will present the show which is a collection of trucks and tractors, both working and antique, women's displays, quilts and collectibles. A Cowboy Church will be held on Sunday, October 8th, at 9:00 AM. The featured tractor this year will be Case. Admission will be free and food will be available on the grounds.

Friday, October 6

The Pine River Sports Association will host a fall gun show on Friday, October 6th, from 3:00-8:00 PM and Saturday, October 7th, from 8:00-3:00 at the Richland Center Community Center. Cost for adults is $5 and children 12 and under are free. Boy Scout Troop 81 will serve food and refreshments. For more information call 604-9595.

St. Luke Church in Plain will hold a family style fish fry on Friday, October 6th, from 5:00-8:00 at the church. Carry-outs will be available and the church is handicapped accessible. For more information call 546-2482.

Saturday, October 7

Rock the Block and Richland Rocks 5K will take place on Saturday, October 7th. The Richland Rocks 5K will begin at the Richland Center Community Center. Registration will run from 7:00-8:30 AM with the race to start at 9:00. The Rock the Block event will take place from 12:00-4:00 on Court Street in Richland Center. There will be live music, arts and crafts, kids games, food and more.

The Hill and Valley Tour will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th, and again on October 14th and 15th. The tour will feature area farm open houses in northern Sauk and Richland counties. The tour will also include food, hayrides, barn dancing, wine tasting, car shows and more. For more information on the event and a tour map visit http://www.explorehillandvalley.com.

The town of Eagle will hold fall clean-up days on Saturday, October 7th and 14th, from 8:00-12:00 both days. Items may be dropped off at the Eagle Town Hall where a large dumpster will be onsite. Attendants will be on duty to help. Items that won't be collected include tv's,microwaves, used oil, computers, and paint. For more information call supervisor Roger at 604-7855.

Plain’s Strassenfest will be held on Saturday, October 7th,from 11:00-5:00 PM. Bavarian Entertainment will be provided from 11:00-1:00 PM, The Hard Tellin' Band will perform from 1:00-5:00 PM. There will also be food and prizes.

The UW-Richland Alumni Association will host its 5th Annual Home Brew Fest on Saturday, October 7th, from 2:00-5:00 PM in the university gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public. Those attending must be 21 years of age or older. There will also be food vendors and live music available.

The annual Pink Bandana Ride, raffle and auction will be held Saturday, October 7th, starting at Joni's Food and Spirits in Avoca. Registration will begin at 10:00 AM. The ride returns to Joni's where the auction will be held. Reservations to ride the bus are being taken now at 574-0529. Participating cars and motorcycles do not need to register in advance. Pink ribbons are also available now for $5 each. Proceeds will support GRACE and the new Iowa County Cancer Coalition along with the Carbone Cancer Center.

Black Hawk United Methodist Church will host a Lord's Acre Celebration on Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th at the church located on Hwy C between Plain and Sauk City. The day will begin on Saturday at 10:30 and Sunday at 9:15. Events include a bake sale, pork chop dinner, kids activities, the Lord's Acre Auction. and more.

The UW-Richland Alumni Association will present the 5th annual Brew Fest on Saturday, October 7th, at UW-Richland's Roadrunner Gymnasium from 2:00-5:00. There will be microbrews, home brews, locaal products to sample, cheese, apples and local wines. Music will be provided by Better Than Good Enough. Admission to the event is free but those attending must be at least 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent.

The Chapter VII Vietnam Veterans will have a troop carrier available for veterans needing a ride in the Richland Center Canyon of Lights Parade on Saturday, October 7th. The troop carrier will be at American Legion Post 13 and will leave to line up for the parade by 6:30 PM.

Sunday, October 8

A benefit for Christine Wesoloski will be held on Sunday, October 8th, at Route 14 Bar and Grill located at 28018 Hwy 14 Richland Center. The benefit will run from 11:00-3:00. Events include music, raffles and a silent auction. There will also be an all you can eat meal for $7. Money raised will help with medical bills incurred from a stroke that Christine suffered back in July.

Saturday, October 14

Passages will host a fall bounty fundraiser on Saturday, October 14th, at 5:30 PM at UW-Richland's Wallace Student Center. All proceeds from the event will help support Passages. The event will include a dinner, silent auction and raffles. For more information call 647-8775.

Friday, October 27

UW-Richland will present it's fall theater production, Frankenstein, on Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th at 7:30 PM. There will also be a matinee on Sunday, October 29th at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.