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Tuesday, December 1

There will be a free legal clinic at the Richland Center Courthouse on Tuesday, December 1, from 4:00-6:00 PM.


The River Valley FFA will be holding a Chili supper on Tuesday, December 1st from 4:00-7:30 PM at the River Valley High School. They will be serving a build your own chili bowl, and there will also be a 50/50 raffle. All are invited to attend.


Community Players of Southwest Wisconsin presents Miracle on 34th Street-the play. Performances at the city auditorium are December 10, 11, 12 at 7:30 pm and December 13 at 2:30 pm. Tickets will be available at the door.


Wednesday, December 2

The Partners of the Richland Hospital will be hosting a Linen, Blankets and Candle Sale on Wednesday, December 2, from 7:00-5:00 PM in the Richland Hospital Pippin Hall on the Lower Level.


The Blue River United Methodist Church will hold a community meal at the Blue River Community Building on Wednesday, December 2, from 5:00-7:00 PM.


The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to ring bells this year. Dates run from now through December 19. To sign-up for as many one hour time slots as you like, call Kathy Ehorn at 536-3795 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Weston's Pack the Pantry Food Drive will take place now through Tuesday, December 15. Food Drop off points include: Weston Schools, State Bank of Cazenovia, Car Valley Cheese, Caz Country Club, Soltwedel's Store, Alibi's Bar and Grill, Branding Iron Roadhouse, and Neumann's Bar and Grill.


Thursday, December 3

The Blood Center of Wisconsin will be holding a Blood Drive Thursday, December 3, from 11:00-4:00 PM at the Richland Hospital in Pippin Hall. Appointments are encouraged by calling Deanna Gochenaur at 608-647-6321, ext. 2413.


Home Health United will be holding a "Grief Through the Holidays" support group on Thursday, December 3, from 2:00-4:00 PM at the Richland Center Community Senior Center. The support group meets to help with those who have difficult times during the holidays due to the loss of a loved one.


The Richland Center Women's Connection will present "Have you Heard This Carol?" Breakfast Buffet on Tuesday, December 8 at 9:15 AM at the White House in Richland Center. Cost is $10.00 for the program and breakfast. There will be Christmas Carol performances by Robert Hirschy. Guest speaker Mary Roelofs from Minnesota will also speak at the event. Make your reservations by calling Beth Ann at 608-647-5491 or Phyllis at 608-536-3762.


Friday, December 4

The Gloria Home School Choir will be presenting its annual Christmas concert in several different locations during the holiday season. On Friday, December 4, the choir will be featured on WRCO's Morning Show at 9:10. The choir will present a concert at the First Baptist Church in Richland Center, Saturday evening, December 12 at 7:00. The choir will also do a benefit concert for the Hillsboro Library Thursday evening, December 17 at 6:30. Everyone is invited. There is no admission charge, but a basket
for donations will be available.


The Weston School Winter Items Distribution will take place Monday, December 14, at 5:30 PM at the Title 1/Band and Choir Concert and continue through Friday, December 18. Weston students and families may stop in before and after school and choose coats or winter wear for your family. If you wish to donate items you may drop them off now through December 7 at Ma and Pa's Pit Stop-Cazenovia, Weston School Elementary or the Weston High School Office. If you have any questions you can call Julie Phillippi at 986-2151 ext. 201 or Sue Louis at 986-2151 ext. 120.


Saturday, December 5

A Holiday Bazaar and Bake Shop will take place on Saturday, December 5, from 8:00-11:00 AM at the First Lutheran Church in Lone Rock. A Scandinavian breakfast will be served at the event.


The 5th Annual G.R.A.C.E Christmas Cookie Walk, sponsored by Buckhorn Amish Outlet, will take place on Saturday, December 5 from 9:00-1:00 PM at the Boaz Community Building. All proceeds will go to Walk with G.R.A.C.E.


The annual Kickapoo Valley Reserve Holiday Happening will take place on Saturday, December 5 from 1:00 - 8:30 pm. Activities include: Friends' Crafts for Sale, Cookie Walk, Soup, Salad & Bread Meal, Stargazing, Whiskey Chicken Old-time Music and more. For more information, call  608-625-2960 or visit http://kvr.state.wi.us.


The New Lisbon Lioness Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, December 5 from 9:00 - 2:30 at New Lisbon Schools. Enjoy crafts, lunch, door prizes and Santa's Workshop. For more information, all 608-562-3700 ext. 1123.


Richland FIT will be holding the 1st Annual Ugly Sweater Fun Run/Walk through the Rotary Lights on Saturday, December 5 at 5:30PM! After the walk there will be complementary hot chocolate, and an Ugliest Sweater Contest! For more information and to register you can call Danielle at 608-647-5968.


Sunday, December 6

The UW Baraboo/Sauk County Campus and Community Choir will be having their Holiday concert entitled Alleluia, songs, carols and bells. Concerts are on Sunday, December 6th at 2:00pm and Tuesday December 8th at 7:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Baraboo. Ticket prices are $7 for Adults and $3 for Students and Seniors and are available at the door. 


Monday, December 7

The Weston National Honor Society will be co-hosting the BloodCenter of Wisconsin Blood Drive set for Monday, December 7, at the Weston High School Gym from 12:00-5:00 PM. Students who are 16 or older may donate with a parent-guardian permission. Permission slips are located at the Weston High School Office. To make an appointment call Kay at 608-986-2151, ext. 230.


Tuesday, December 8

Get answers to your nutritional questions during the Richland Hospital's Dietitian Led Grocery Tours. The event will take place on Tuesday, December 8, from 2:00-3:00 at Gordy's Market. Registration is required by calling 608-647-6321, ext. 2140.


The Richland Hospital will be hosting a "Newborn Education Class" on Tuesday, December 8, from 6:00-9:00 PM. Register by calling the Birth Center at 647-6321.


Wednesday, December 9

The VFW Post 2267 and VFW Auxiliary members will be at the Richland County Bank on Wednesday, December 9th, from 9:00-3:00 PM for their annual donation fund drive for Veterans at the VA Hospital.
Veterans wishing to help are welcomed to assist. Donations such as shampoos, writing tablets, cards, soap, deodorants, liquid soaps, small board games, puzzles, toiletries, lap blankets are some ideas.

Money donated will will help to purchase additional items.


South Central Dairy Testing Cooperative will be hosting its annual meeting on Wednesday, December 9, at 12:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Voyageur Inn in Reedsburg. The meeting will begin with a meal, followed by the business meeting. Call 524-3213 to reserve your spot.


The Richland Center VFW Post 2267 and Auxiliary will host the annual Richland County Drive for the veterans at the Tomah VA Wednesday, December 9 from 9:00-4:00 PM at Richland County Bank. Every dollar donated will assist the veterans at the Tomah VA.


Thursday, December 10

Community Players of Southwestern Wisconsin present Miracle on 34th Street: The Play, their winter production, at the Richland Center City Auditorium. Performances will be from Thursday, December 10 through Sunday, December 13. Thursday through Saturday performances will take place at 7:30 PM. Sunday's performance will be a matinee at 2:30 PM. Tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. The Richland Center Food Pantry will accept non-perishable donations in the lobby during each performance


Friday, December 11

The Partners of the Richland Hospital will be holding a holiday bake sale at the Richland Hospital, and the Richland County Bank on Friday, December 11. The sale will be held at the Richland Hospital from 7:00 AM until sold out, and at the Richland County Bank from 9:00 AM until sold out.


Tuesday, December 15

The Richland Hospital hosts a free Diabetes Support Group every third Tuesday of the month. The next meeting is set for Tuesday, December 15 from 2:00-3:00 PM. For more information call a dietitian at 608-647-6321.


Wednesday, December 16

The Richland Hospital will host a Labor and Delivery Support Class on Wednesday, December 16 from 6:00-9:00 PM. Register for the class by calling the Birth Center at 608-647-6321.


Saturday, December 12

The Lone Rock Congregational Church will host a Cookie and Candy Sale on Saturday, December 12, from 8:00-10:00 AM. The cost will be $7.00 per pound. People are asked to bring their own containers. For more information call Joanne Jackson at 583-2259.


The 22nd annual Avoca Christmas Craft Show & Bake Sale will be shown on Saturday, December 12, from 9:00-2:30 PM at the Avoca Community Building. The Betty Hayes dancers will perform at 12:30. The Ladies of St. Joseph Catholic Church will serve a luncheon, and the Ladies of St. John's Lutheran Church will be doing a bake sale.


Saturday, December 19

The Richland Center Brewer Public Library will host a Christmas Craft Party on Saturday, December 19, from 10:30-12:30 PM. They will have multiple craft and activity stations for making holiday and winter themed gifts, treats and ornaments. The program is free and open to all ages! For more information call 647-6444.