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Friday, July 31

The Richland County Farm Bureau invites you to celebrate the end of Beef Month and salute our farmers on Friday, July 31st from 3:00 - 6:00 pm at Gordy's Market. Enjoy beef samples, recipes and cooking tips.


The 23rd Annual Muskets & Memories Civil War Era Reenactment will take place July 31st - August 2nd at Kronshage Park in Boscobel. Over 1000 civilian and military re-enactors portray life and events of 150 years ago. See Civil War Era demonstrations, military drills, encampment tours, shooting competitions and exciting battles in an open air theater where spectators can interact with living history. The Gettysburg at the "Angle" reenactment will be held on Saturday at 1pm on the Battlefield and the Morris Farm at Bentonville, NC reeanctment will be held Sunday at 130pm on the Battlefield. For more information visit muskets&memories.net.


Performances for the musical “Mary Poppins” will take place tonight (Friday), tomorrow (Saturday), and Sunday, and again next Thursday through Sunday (August 6-9) at the Richland Center High School Auditorium. Performance times will be at 7:00 PM with the exception of 1:30 PM matinee performances this Sunday (July 27) and next Sunday (August 9). Tickets are available at Ed's Family Foods and Gordy's Market in Richland Center, and will also be available at the door on performance dates. There will also be a $50 family package ticket available only at the door that will admit two adults and any number of children.


Entry forms for the RCHS Homecoming Parade are due by September 25th. The parade will be held on October 2nd. This year's theme is Top Hits, centered on music. Entry forms are available on the school website, the high school office, WRCO or the Richland Community Center.


Saturday, August 1

The Riverdale Education Foundation Golf Tournament Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 1 at Hickory Grove Golf Course.  Registration begins at 9:00 am with tee time at 10:00. Cost is $40 for 9 holes, golf cart and lunch. For more information, call Greg Kinney at 537-2359.


Lone Rock Elementary will host a Brat Stand on Saturday, August 1 at 10:30 am at Prem Meats in Spring Green.


The 3rd Annual Show & Shine Summer Bash Car Show will be taking place Saturday August 1st from 11:00 am-2:00 pm. There will be a free picnic lunch beginning at 11:00am until supplies last, carnival from 11:00am-12:30pm (inside), Craft Time for the Kids starting at 1:00pm (inside), an inflatable Bounce House, Obstacle Course, and live music. This event is hosted by Grand View Family Worship and is located on 22839 Grand View Lane, just off of Hwy 14 west near the High School. For more information call 608-647-3350.


A Benefit for Rita Carter will be held on Saturday, August 1 from 11;00 - 6:00 at Dayton Hills in Richland Center. Rita was diagnosed with Stage 4 Cervical Cancer in June 2014. Enjoy great food, music, a 50/50 raffle, & silent auction. A bean bag tournament will begin at 11:00 am and volleyball at 1:00 pm. For more information, please contact Val at 585-2044.


The Nazarene, Methodist and Weslayan Congregations of Richland County will sponsor "The Man from Aldersgate" Saturday, August 1 at 6:00pm at the Richland Center Fellowship. Admission is free. Free will offerings will be accepted.


Sunday, August 2

There will be no Sunday Service, August 2 at St. Peter's Church in Muscoda.  Service will be held at Christ Lutheran Church in Highland at 10:15 am.


The 93rd Annual Braithwaite Reunion will take place on Sunday, August 2 at the Richland Center American Legion Clubhouse. Pot luck meal will start at 1:00pm. Bring your own table service.


Monday, August 3

Walk With GRACE T-shirt Day will be on Monday, August 3. Wear your team GRACE shirt to support and promote the event.


The Richland Hospital will hold a silent Auction Monday, August 3 at 8:00 am until Friday, August 7 at Noon in the 4th Floor Lobby (near Rehab).


The Walk with GRACE Luminary Bags are available at Ed's Family Foods, Richland County Bank, Associated Bank or the GRACE office on Wednesdays. The Luminary Ceremony will be Friday, August 14th at 9:00 PM. Insert the completed form and your $5.00 donation for each name into the decorated bag. Completed bags can be returned to the GRACE office, a team captain or bring it the day of the Walk.


Wednesday, August 5

Register by August 5th for the Vernon County 4-H Super Science Bus Tour for 4-H members, parents, & friends.  Tour the Montfort Wind Farm, Biddick, Inc. (the company that produces Rural Route 1 popcor) and Jung’s seed) and Immuno-Dynamics, an immunology company. The bus will pick up in Viroqua and Boscobel. Cost is $20 each for 4-H members and parents, $30 for non 4-H member. Call the Vernon County UW Extension Office at 637-5276, to register. Complete details can be found on the Vernon County UW-Extension website and facebook page.


A Hillsboro Community Blood Drive will take place on Wednesday, August 5 from 10:00 - 4:00 at the Hillsboro Firemen's Community Center. To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (733-27687) or visit redcrossblood.org.


Ash Creek United Methodist Church will host an Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 5 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.  Cost is $8 for adults, children 5-11 are $4.50 and children under 5 are free.


Make your appointment by 4:30 pm August 5th for the next Look Good Feel Better program to be held on Thursday, August 6 at the Richland Hospital. Time is set by appointment.  Call Rita at 647-6096 to make your appointment.
Blue River United Methodist Church will host Free Community Meal on Wednesday, August 5 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Blue River Community Building.


Reserve your seat now for the Richland Center Women's Connection "Traveling Light" breakfast buffet to be held on Tuesday, August 11 at 9:15 am at the White House.  Music will be provided by Gretchen and Bryndalyn Kanable. Guest speaker, Dorothy Smith of Moline, IL will discuss "A Dreamer's Reality." To reserve your seat, call Beth Ann at 647-5491 or Phyllis at 536-3762.


The Richland Hospital will host a Safe Sitter Course Tuesday and Wednesday, August 11 and 12 at the hospital.  Cost is $20 and includes a manual, Completion Card and Child and infant CPR Cards.  Pre-registration is required by calling 647-6321 et. 2203. Children must be 11 or older on the date of the class.


Thursday, August 6

Five Points Lutheran Church will host its Annual Ice Cream and Pie Social on Thursday, August 6 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Cost is $8 for adults, children 6-13 are $4 and children under 6 are free.


The Ancestors of Richland County Hills (ARCH) genealogy club will meet Thursday, August 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Yuba Community Center parking lot. The group will visit the East Pine Cemetery, St. Wenceslaus Church, the Community Center, and the Opera House. Don Huffman will discuss Yuba history and we'll share memories from yesteryears. To car pool, meet at the Brewer Library before 5:15.


The 40 et 8 Promenade will be held on Thursday, August 6 at American Legion Post 13. The meal starts 7:00 pm with the business to follow.  Please note this is a location change. All 40 et 8 members are encouraged to attend for installation of Officers.


Saturday, August 8

St. John's Lutheran of Richland Center will host a Men's Breakfast Saturday, August 8tgh at 8:00 am in the fellowship hall. All men are welcome.


Sunday, August 9

An Elk Feed for Veterans in Need Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, August 9 starting at Noon at Kaul Park in Bear Valley.  Cost is $10.  Whiskey River Band will provide music.


Monday, August 10

Walk With GRACE T-shirt Day will be on Monday, August 10. Wear your team GRACE shirt to support and promote the event.


Tuesday, August 11

The Richland Hospital will host a Newborn Education Class on Tuesday, August 11 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  For more information, contact the Birth Cetner at 647-6321.


Wednesday, August 12

The Brewer Public Library Summer Reading Program Wrap Up Party will take place on Wednesday, August 12 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Enjoy a snow cone, special prizes and treats, and the awarding of our summer reading grand prizes.


GRACE will host a Share Night at Papa Murphy's on Wednesday, August 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. 10% of all sales during that time will go to GRACE.


The Walk With GRACE Survivor and Captains Night will take place on Wednesday, August 12 at 5:00 pm at the Phoenix Center. Teams will turn in their packets with donations and have an opportunity to hear the stories of this year's Ambassadors.


Friday, August 14

Walk With GRACE will take place on Friday, August 14 at Krouskop Park. Opening Ceremony will be at 6:00 pm with the Luminary Ceremony at 9:00.


Sunday, August 16

St. John Nepomuc Church, Castle Rock Ridge, will host its annual Chicken Noodle Soup, Chicken and Ham Dinner on Sunday, August 16 from 10:00 - 2:30. Enjoy the Country Store, games and refreshments as well.


Tuesday, August 18

The Richland Hospital will host a free Diabetes Support Group on Teusday, August 18 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. For more information, contact a Dietitian at 647-6321.


Wednesday, August 19

The Richland Hospital will host a Labor and Deliver Support Class on Wednesday, August 19 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. For more information, call the Birth Center at 647-6321.