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Friday, August 16

The 56th annual Badger Steam and Gas Engine Show will take place from Friday, August 16th through Sunday, August 18th located 3 miles West of Baraboo on Sand Road. There will be over 400 steam and gas engines with steam powered log sawing and well drilling. There will also be live music Saturday and Sunday.

Viroqua's Wild West Days will be held from Friday, August 16th through Sunday, August 18th at the Wild West Grounds located at 925 Nelson Parkway, Viroqua and other locations in Viroqua. Friday's events will start at 5:30 PM with a horse pull. Events on Saturday will start at 9:00 AM with Ranch Rodeo preliminaries and Sunday's schedule will start at the cowboy breakfast at 7:00 AM at the hockey arena across from the grounds. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for kids age 4-12 and free for children 3 and under. A family pass is $10 for 2 adults and 2 kids.

Community Players of Southwest Wisconsin will present its summer production, "The Unexpected Man," Friday, August 16th through Sunday, August 18th at the Richland County Performing Arts Center/City Auditorium. Performances Friday and Saturday will be held at 7:30 PM and Sunday's show will be a matinee at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $5 per person at the door.

The Mick Memorial Park celebration will be held in Hub City. Friday, August 16th the tractor pull at Mick Memorial Park has been cancelled. Events will still be held on Saturday and Sunday, August 17th and 18th. Saturday events will include ATV and UTV side by side races, a softball tournament, and bean bag tournament. There will also be fireworks at dusk. Sunday will include the completion of the softball tournament. There will be food and beverages available on grounds.

Saturday, August 17

The Kickapoo Area Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Saturday, August 17th from 9:00-11:00 AM and on Monday, August 19th from 4:00-6:00 PM. The distribution will be held at 106. West Wisconsin Street, Viola. The pantry is open the third Saturday and following Monday of each month.

The Brewer Public Library will hold its Pokemon Club meeting on Saturday, August 17th from 11:00 AM to noon at the library.

Sunday, August 18

St John Nepomuc Church, Castle Rock Ridge will serve a chicken noodle soup dinner on Sunday, August 18th. Serving will be from 10:00-2:00 at the church. There will also be a country store, games and refreshments. The church is located on County G between Muscoda and Highway 18.

La Farge United Methodist Church will hold its Ol' Fashion Root Beer Stand fundraiser from Sunday, August 18th through Saturday, August 24th from 5:00-7:30 PM each night. Carry outs will be available. Money raised will go to the youth mission trip in 2020.

Grand View Family Worship will hold a praise and prayer service on Sunday, August 18th at 7:00 PM at the church.

Tuesday, August 20

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Boscobel on Tuesday, August 20th at 11:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

A free legal clinic will be offered on Tuesday, August 20th from 4:00-6:00 PM at Richland County Courthouse.

The Muscoda Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting on Tuesday, August 20th at 6:00 PM at Sportsmen's Lounge and Supper Club, Muscoda.

The Gundersen Boscobel community relations team is hosting a school supply drive now through August 30th. The drive will help support Boscobel, Fennimore, Riverdale and Wauzeka-Stueben schools. School supply donation bins will be located at clinics in Boscobel, Muscoda and Fennimore

Vendors are being sought for the Blue River Fire Department's Craft Fair that will be held during the Blue River Autumn Festival on Saturday, August 24th at the Blue River Community Building. Cost per booth is $20. To sign up call Sandi at 485-1964 or Lyn at 537-2115.

SSM Health at Home will hold its When Mourning Dawns support group on Tuesdays from August 27th through September 24th at the Richland Hospital. The support group is for adults dealing with loss. Early registration is requested for the free support group. Call 877-356-4514 to register for the group.

The Richland Hospital will offer a free six week Diabetes prevention and support workshop from Wednesday, September 11th through Wednesday October 16th from 1:00-3:00 PM each Wednesday. Each meeting will be held at the Muscoda Public Library. To register call 647-6321 ext. 2402.Advance tickets are now available for the Stepping for Hunger Parking Lot Party will be held on Saturday, September 7th at Silver Star Health. Gates open at 5:00 PM and those attending are asked to bring your own chair. Musical performances will be provided by A Thousand Horses, Schmoolio, Terrabella, and One Way North. Silver Star Health is located at 201 Leer Street, New Lisbon. Advance tickets are $100 for a VIP Ticket or $40 for a general admission ticket. Tickets at the gate are $125 for VIP tickets and $60 for general admission. Proceeds from the event will go to the Stepping for Hunger charity.

Wednesday, August 21

The Brewer Public Library will hold a storytime program on Wednesday, August 21st at 10:30 AM at the library.

The Rotary Club of Richland County will hold meetings every Wednesday at noon in the basement of Associated Bank.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, August 21st at the Lighthouse Chapel from 4:00-5:30 PM.

The Tops Support Group for weight loss will meet on Wednesday evenings during the summer. The meetings will be held at the Brewer Public Library from 5:15-6:15 PM. There will be an optional time for weigh in from 4:45-5:15 PM. For more information call 604-5511.

Pick-up volleyball games will take place Wednesday evening, August 21st at 5:30 PM at Krouskop Park. There is no charge to take part.

Soul Kitchen will serve a community meal on Wednesday, August 21st at 5:30 PM at the Nazarene Outreach Center, Richland Center.

Avoca United Methodist Church will host a free movie night on Wednesday, August 21st at 6:00 PM at the church. The movie being shown is "The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry." All are welcome to attend.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church will hold a free concert on Wednesday, August 21st at 7:00 PM at the church. The King Heralds Quartet will perform at the church. Everyone is invited to attend the concert.

Agrace HospiceCare is looking for volunteers from Sauk, Columbia, Juneau, Adams and Marquette counties. Volunteers will make visits to local hospice patients and read to the patient, play a game, provide light housekeeping, run errands, and make snacks. Those interested may attend one of two upcoming volunteer orientation events. The first program will be held on Friday, August 6th from noon to 4:00 PM at the Baraboo Agrace office. The second program will take place on Tuesday, September 17th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at the Baraboo Agrace office.

Thursday, August 22

The Richland Hospital will hold a blood drive on Thursday, August 22nd from 10:00-3:00 at the hospital. Appointments may be made by calling 647-6321 ext. 2413. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

The Brewer Public Library will hold "Project Recovery Puppet Theatre" on Thursday, August 22nd at 10:30 AM at the library. The program focuses on helping children deal with stress. All are welcome to attend.

The Avoca American Legion Auxiliary will hold a burger night on Thursday, August 22nd from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Avoca Veterans Memorial Park. Cost for a meal is $7 and $4 for just a burger. In case of inclement weather the event will be moved to the Avoca Village Hall.

The All Star Bowling League will hold a pre-season meeting on Thursday, August 22nd at 6:00 PM at the Pheonix Center. Those interested in taking part in the league are invited to attend. 

The next Celebrate Recovery program will be held on Thursday, August 22nd at 6:30 PM at the Nazarene Outreach Center, Richland Center. Celebrate Recovery is a 12 step Christ-based recovery program for those dealing with addictions of any kind.

The Richland County Chapter of Wisconsin Right to Life will be held on Thursday, August 22nd at 6:30 PM at the Brewer Public Library. The meeting will take place in the downstairs section. Those interested in joining or participating are invited to attend. For more information call 608-347-2495.

Willow Valley United Methodist Church will host the New Legacy Project in concert on Thursday, August 22nd at 7:00 PM at the church located in downtown Ithaca. The concert is a free non-denominational concert.

Friday, August 23

Blue River Autumn Fest will take place from Friday, August 23rd through Sunday, August 23rd in Blue River. Events include a men's fast pitch tournament, 5K run/walk, euchre tournament, craft show, tractor pulls, face painting, bounce house, a parade on Sunday at 2:00 PM and more.

The Brewer Public Library will hold a storytime program on Friday, August 23rd at 10:30 AM at the library.

The Richland Center High School class of 1969 will meet on Friday, August 23rd at 6:00 PM at Mel's Micro. Those attending are asked to make note of the change in location. The meeting was originally scheduled to be held at The Pit but will now be held at Mel's Micro.

Saturday, August 24

The 2nd annual Blue River Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, August 24th from 9:00-3:00 at the Blue River Community Building. This event is part of the three day Blue River Autumn Festival. The building is handicapped accessible.

The Wonewoc American Legion will hold a spaghetti supper/benefit auction on Saturday, August 24th from 11:00 AM until gone. Proceeds from the event will go to help fund building maintenance. There will also be a bake sale. For more information call 608-464-1962.

The Iowa County Cancer Coalition 3rd annual fundraising event will be held on Saturday, August 24th at Dodger Bowl in Dodgeville. A meal and silent auction will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM. The luminary ceremony will start at 6:00 PM, and a live auction will begin at 7:00 PM. There will also be children's activities.

The Richland Center High School boys soccer team will play a game against Richland Center High School Alumni on Saturday, August 24th at 5:00 PM at the Richland Center High School soccer field. For more information call 604-6403.

Sunday, August 25

The Boscobel Airport Fly-in/Drive-in Breakfast will be held on Sunday, August 25th from 8:00 AM to noon at 100 James Drive, Boscobel. Cost for a meal is $8.50 for adults and $3 for children 5 and under. There will also be airplane rides, weather permitting.

Kickapoo Valley Rescue Squad will host a community picnic at the Horse and Cold Show shelter in Viola on Sunday, August 25th from 12:00-4:00 PM. There will be burgers, brats, and hot dogs. There will also be a bounce house, free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, and ambulance tours. Free will donations will be accepted.

Monday, August 26

The Major League Bowling League will hold a pre-season meeting on Monday, August 26th at the Phoenix Center on Monday, August 26th at 6:00 PM. Those interested in taking part in the league are invited to attend.

Tuesday, August 27

Muscoda will hold an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, August 27th from 12:00-6:00 PM at the Kratochwill Building. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

Kinship of Richland County will hold an open house and picnic on Tuesday, August 27th from 5:00-7:00 PM at the shelter closest to Highway 80 in Krouskop Park. There will be food, games and more.

Wednesday, August 28

The Brewer Public Library will hold a storytime program on Wednesday, August 28th at 10:30 AM at the library.

Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will serve burgers in the park on Wednesday, August 28th from 4:00-8:00 PM at Railroad Park.

Thursday, August 29

The Weston school open house will be held on Thursday, August 29th from 4:00-6:00 PM at the school. Students and parents will be able to meet with teachers, and visit classrooms.

The 13th annual Sandy Reetz Memorial Golf Scramble will take place on Saturday, September 21st at Quail Run Golf Links. Cost to take part is $40 per person and includes 9 holes of golf, prizes and lunch. Sign up by calling 647-3117. There will also be a putting contest. All proceeds will go to GRACE. The event is a reschedule from the one in July. Those who signed up in July must sign up again to take part in the event.

Friday, August 30

The Brewer Public Library will hold a storytime program on Friday, August 30th at 10:30 AM at the library.

Sunday, September 1

The Hillsboro Lions will hold bingo on Sunday, September 1st at 1:00 PM at the Hillsboro Fireman's Community Center.

Monday, September 2

The Richland Center American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will hold a meeting on Sunday, September 2nd at the Richland Center American Legion starting at 6:15 PM. A potluck lunch will be served with Badger Girls State Reports.