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Friday, August 28

Pine Valley Healthcare in Richland Center will host a free Brass R Us concert on Friday, August 28th at 7:00 pm under the shelter at Pine Valley. All are welcome to attend and enjoy the music and refreshments. It will be an outside lawn concert; please bring your lawn chair.


Saturday, August 29

The Crawford County Fair will take place August 29 and 30 in Gays Mills. A variety of children's activities will be available all weekend as well as fun for the adults. For a complete list of activites and prices, visit www.crawfordcountywisconsinfair.com.


A Sugar Grove Church Blood Drive will take place on Saturday, August 29 from 8:00 - Noon at the Advancement Building in Readstown. Please note the location change. To make an appointment, call Dennis Johnson at 538-3121 or register online at www.redcrossblood.org.


The Dayton Ridge Runners present Boaz Blast on Saturday, August 29th at the Boaz Community Park. Registration will be from 9:00 - 11:00 am with awards at 3:00. Enjoy a Hot Rod, Truck and Classic Car Show, new Motorcycle Custom Bikes, Vintage Snowmobiles and Powersports Swap Meet, and Antique Tractor Display.  A Badgerland Sanity Pull and new Loud Pipe Contest will take place at Noon. dmission is free.


The Richland Area Rescue's Animal Supply Rummage and Bake Sale at Chet's Feed and Seed this weekend is canceled due to unforseen circumstances. It will be rescheduled at a later date.


The Wisconsin Interscholastic Horsemanship Association Region Six Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 29 and 30 at the Richland County Fairgrounds in the Gasser Arena. Hours will be from 9:30 - 6:00 both days. The local 4H Horse Project will serve concessions both days. River Valley, Ithaca and Richland Center will be among the teams competing. Action at the show will be non-stop throughout the weekend.


The Richland Center Police Department will hold a bike and surplus item Auction on Saturday, August 29 at 10:00 am.


First Lutheran Church of Lone Rock will host a Brat Stand at Prem's Meat in Spring Green on Saturday, August 29 from 10:00 - 2:00.


The Avoca and Rural Fire Department will host fire departments from throughout the area for a charity water fight, Saturday, August 29th in downtown Avoca starting at 11:00 am. Admission will be free of charge. Food will be served with proceeds benefiting GRACE. Any local department wanting to participate should contact the Avoca and Rural Fire Department. There is no charge for any fire department to enter. Trophies will be awarded.


A Benefit for Dale Crook will be held on Saturday, August 29th from 4:00 - 9:00 pm at Wisconsin Riverside Resort in Spring Green. There will be a silent auction, bucket raffle, live auction, cake and pie auction, bean bag tournament, euchre tournament, children's activities and food and drink served all evening. There will also be a walk/run/obstacle course for all ages before the event, beginning at 2:30. Proceeds will assist Dale with medical costs after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke due to a cerebral aneurysm. For questions, or to make a donation, call Kathy at 604-8816.


Sunday, August 30

There will be a 50th Anniversary Party for Monte and Patty Cook on Sunday, August 30 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at the Honey Creek Town Hall in Denzer.


Monday, August 31

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will host a distribution in Highland on Monday, August 31 at 4:30 pm at Ss. Anthony and Philip Church.


Center Color Fest will be held October 2 - 4 with the Annual "Canyon of Lights" Parade on Saturday, October 3 at 7:00 pm.  This year's parade theme is:  "Homecoming!!  Class of....!"  Parade entry forms are now available and can be downloaded from www.richlandcentertourism.com website or picked up at the City Clerk's Office, 450 S. Main Street.


Tuesday, September 1

RCHS Homecoming Parade forms are due by September 25th for anyone looking to participate. The parade will be held on October 2 and 2:55 pm. Forms can be picked up at the High School Office, WRCO or the Community Center. You can also find the form online at the school website.


A Free Legal Clinic will take place on Tuesday, September 1 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Courthouse.


Wednesday, September 2

There will be a Blood Centers of Wisconsin Blood Drive on Wednesday, September 2 from 1:00 - 5:00 p. at MPC in Richland Center.
Make your appointment by 4:30 pm September 2 for the next Look Good Feel Better session to be held on Thursday, September 3 at the Richland Hospital.  Time is set by appointment.  To make an appointment, call Rita  at 647-6096.

Blue River United Methodist Church will host a Free Community Supper on Wednesday, September 2 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Blue River Community Building.


Hill Country Classic Power will have a monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 2 at 8:00 pm at the Phoenix Center.


Thursday, September 3

The Partners of the Richland Hospital will host an Autumn Blooms Sale of mums and fall flowers on Thursday, September 3 from 7:00 - 5:00 and Friday, September 4 from 7:00 - 3:00, or until sold out. The sale will take place in the Richland Hospital Main Entrance.


The Ancestors of Richland County Hills (ARCH) genealogy club will meet Thursday, September 3 at 5:30 pm at the A.D. German Warehouse. Lon Arbegust, historian, will lead the tour.


Friday, September 4

Schmitt Woodland Hills along with Blood Centers of Wisconsin will host a blood drive on Friday, September 4 from 10:00 - 2:00 in the activity room.


Senator Ron Johnson will host a Public Town Hall on Friday, September 4th from 1:00 - 2:00 pm at the Richland Center City Hall in the City Council Chambers.


The Brewer Public Library will host the first ever Super Stupendous & Sweet Ice Cream Sundae Social on Thursday, September 4 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.


The Avoca Rod and Gun Club will host a Men's Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament September 4-6 at Avoca Lakeside Park. Camping will be available; for reservations call the Avoca Village Office at 608-532-6318. A chicken barbeque will be served Saturday, September 5 at Noon. Food, drinks and a 50-50 raffle will run through the tourney to support the Avoca Rod and Gun Club. Proceeds will support the club's pheasant project.


St. Luke's Church of Plain will host its Family-Style Fish Fry on Friday, September 4 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Carry-outs are available.


The Kendall Labor Day Celebration will take place Friday - Sunday, September 4-6. All you can eat corn will be served Friday night for $6 and the softball tournament begins. Saturday hosts a Pancake Breakfast from 7:00- 11:00 am and continues with a craft fair, farmer's market and car show. Sunday  will host a parade at 11:30 am, kids games, Tri-State Tractor Pull at 1:00 and a chicken dinner.


Saturday, September 5

Readstown's 39th annual Labor Day Celebration will take place Setpember 5-7. Enjoy a tractor pull, bean bag tournament and food. Monday is Kids Day with bike races and a parade at 2:00.


Wednesday, September 9

Team Easton and the Richland Center Lions Club will host a Culver's Share Night for "Raising the Ruhlands" on Wednesday, September 9 from 4:00- 8:00 pm. Money raised will cover medical costs for Easton's cleft lip surgeries, therapies, epilepsy and retinal dystrophy.


Make your reservation now for the Richland Center Women's Connection "September Treat" Breakfast Buffet to be held on Tuesday, September 15 at 9:15 am at the White House.  Candace Twedt of Iowa will provide music and speak on how to keep going during uncertain times. To make a reservation, call Beth Ann at 647-5491 or Phyllis at 536-3762.


Friday, September 11

Platteville will be celebrate its 18th annual Historic Re-enactment September 11th-13th in Moundview Park located.  The camp is open to visitors on Friday from 8:00 - 5:00; Saturday from 11:00 - 5:00; and on Sunday from 10:00 - 3:00.


Saturday, September 12

Sugar Creek Bible Camp will hold its Fall Auction, Craft Fair and Trail Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, September 12.  Registration for the run walk will be from 7:00 - 7:30 am with a 7:30 start time. The Country Store will be open from 8:00 - 2:00, the craft fair from 9:00 - 4:00 and the auction will run from 10:00 - 3:00.


St. John's Lutheran of Richland Center will host a Men's Breakfast on Saturday, September 12 at 8:00 am in the Fellowhip Hall. All men are welcome.


The Lone Rock Vets Roll will host a Poker Run on Saturday, September 12. There will be 5 stops ending at the Lone Rock Community Building with raffles and an auction. Registration is from 9:00 - 11:00 am at any of the following stops: Trader's Bar and Grill in Arena, Frankie's in Baraboo, R&J's Saloon in Mazomanie and Pape's Fair Valley Inn in Sauk City. Cost is $15 each. Dinner will be served at 4:00 and raffle drawings will begin. Enjoy music by TKO Band.


The Maple Ridge Bible Church of Boscobel will host the Wissman Family in concert along with a Hog Roast on Saturday, September 12. Shows will be at 5:30 and 7:00 pm. The meal will be served from 5:00 - 7:00.


The 45th Annual Sacred Heart Fall Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13 in Reedsburg.  Enjoy food, Karaoke, Bean Bag and Euchre Tournaments Saturday starting at 6:00 pm. Sunday brings a Classic Car and Antique Tractor Show at 9:00 am, dunk tank, kids games, silent auction and raffles. A Swiss Steak and Ham Dinner will be served from 11:00- 2:00 for $11 for adults, $6 for chidren 5-12 and children under 5 are free. Carry-outs will be available.


Sunday, September 13

The Spring Green Community Church will host a 31-week journey through the stories of the Bible. The first session begins on Sunday, September 13 at the 10:30 am service. For more information, call 588-2442.


Monday, September 14

The Richland Hospital will hold free blood pressure checks on Monday, September 14 from Noon - 4:00 pm.


The Lone Rock Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Monday, September 14 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the Lone Rock Elementary. The pantry serves families whose children attend Lone Rock Elementary and citizens of Lone Rock.


Sing up now for the Coulee Region's Angels of Hope Glow In the Dark 5K Walk/Run to be held on Saturday, October 10th at Bean Park, LaFarge.  Registration will be at 6:00 pm with the wlk/run starting at 7:00. Cost is $25 (includes t-shirt) for ages 12 & up, $10 (does not including t-shirt), $15 Kids race (includes t-shirt) and free kids race (does not include t-shirt). Register online at www.eventbrite.com/d/local/angels-of-hope. Registrater by Septeber 21 to guarantee t-shirt.


Tuesday, September 15

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Boscobel on Tuesday, September 15 at 11:30 am at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.


The Richland Hospital will host a free Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, September 15 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. Chat with Dr. Andy Wright.


A Free Legal Clinic will take place on Tuesday, September 15 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Courthouse.


Wednesday, September 16

The Richland Hospital will host a Grocery Tour on Wednesday, September 16 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm at Gordy's Market. This Dietitian-led tour will answer and nutritional questions you have while shopping as well as show you the best options for healthy eating.


Thursday, September 17

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Richland Center on Thursday, September 17 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm at Richland Center Fellowship. Those in line by 4:00 will be guaranteed a full share.


Saturday, September 19

The Driftless Area Art Festival celebrating the Visual, Performing and Culinary Arts of the Driftless Area, will take place on Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 - 5:00 and Sunday, September 20 from 110:00 - 4:00 at Beauford T. Anderson Park in Soldiers Grove. Admission and parking is free. For more information, visit: www.DriftlessArtFestival.com.


Sunday, September 20

Immaculate Conception of Boscobel will host its 59th Annual Chicken BBQ on Sunday, September 20 from 11:00 - 2:00. Cost is $10 for Adults, $5 for children 5-12 and children under 5 are free. Join in bingo, volleyball kids games and more.


Tuesday, September 22

There will be a Blood Centers of Wisconsin Blood Drive on Tuesday, September 22 from 10:00 - 3:00 at UW-Richland.


Wednesday, September 23

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Gays Mills on Wednesday, September 23 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm at the Gays Mills Community Building.


Thursday, September 24

Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance will host a Memory Cafe on Thursday, September 24 from 9:30 - 11:30 at the Richland Center Woodman Senior Center.


The Richland Hospital will host a Blood Center of Wisconsin Blood Drive on Thursday, September 24 from 11:00 - 4:00 in Pippin Hall. to make an appointment, call Deanna Gochenaur at 647-6321 ext. 2413, or visit www.bce.edu/richland.


The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Reedsburg at 4:30 pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.


Friday, September 25

The River Valley School Fair Committee is reaching out to community members who would like to have a produce or agriculture related vendor stand to sell produce or a product at the River Valley School Fair,
Friday,  September 25, from 8:30 to 11:30. For information or to reserve a spot, call Tim Johnson at 608-588-4545.


Saturday, September 26

A 9-Pin Tap Benefit for Easton Ruhland will take place on Saturday, September 26 at the Phoenix Center. Shifts will be at 1:00 and 3:00 pm. There will be a pizza buffet from 4:00 - 8:00.


Sunday, September 27

The Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will host an Alzheimer's Walk in Richland Center on Sunday Septmeber 27th. For more information, visit www.alzwisc.org or call 1-800-308-6251.


The annual Boscobel Municipal Airpot Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast will take place on Sunday, September 27 from 8:00 - Noon. Cost is $8.50 for adults and children 6 and under are $3. Airplaine rides will be available for $20. For more information, call Arlie Harris at 375-5001.


Monday, September 28

The Richland Hospital will hold free blood pressure checks on Monday, September 28 from Noon - 4:00 pm.


Home Health United will host a Community Support Group, "When Mourning Dawns" on Mondays, September 28 - October 26 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Richland Hospital. For more information, or to register, please call 608-415-2825 or visit homehealthunited.org.


Tuesday, September 29

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Highland on Tuesday, September 29 at 4:30 pm at Ss. Anthony and Philip Church.