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If you have a Wisconsin Event you would like us to consider for inclusion, please send it to Wendy Fassbind . Due to the large volume of events WECN receives, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to include every submission in Wisconsin Events. ( )

1  Elvis and Johnny Cash Impersonators—Cambria. The Barn (W1441 Vaughn Rd.), 7 p.m. Silent auction, food, more. 920/348-5258.

1  Buffet—Stetsonville. Centennial Community Center, 4:30–7:30 p.m. 715/748-3055.

1, 2  Cutler Fire Fest—Cutler. Hwy. 21 and 2nd Ave. Chicken Q, music, poker run, horseshoe and beanbag tourneys. 608/797-7360.

1–3  Bicycle Tour and Celebration Picnic—Neillsville. The Highground. 715/743-4224 or www.thehighgrou_blanknd.org.

2  Moose Lake Festival—Hayward. Louie’s Landing on Moose Lake/Hayward Lakes area, noon–6 p.m. Food, white elephant sale, pie auction, raffles, games, prizes, music. 715/462-9538.

2  Village-Wide Rummage Sales—Soldiers Grove. Listing and map available at the Lions Shelter, 7 a.m. day of sales. 608/624-3243.

2  Big Roche A Cri Lake Rummage Sale—Friendship. Lake District Building (1425 13th Ln.), 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

2  Tonnage Tournament—Cassville. Riverside Park Boat Landing and Lion’s Shelter, registration 7–9 a.m. 608/725-5394.

2  Fall Plant Sale—Eau Claire. Expo Center, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. 715/878-4585.

2  Vegas Night—Oxford. VFW, 3 p.m. A fun casino-style night open to the whole family. 608/369-1999 or www.oxfordsnomads.com.

2, 3  Ingram Days—Ingram. Ball games, horseshoe, volleyball, car & snowmobile show, parade, music, food. 715/322-5610.

2, 3  Flea Market and Craft Show—Hatfield. Thunderbird Village. Independence Day sale. 608/989-2275

3  Hymn Sing and Harp-Violin Recital—Amherst Junction. South New Hope Church, 2 p.m. Limited facilities. 715/824-2509.

3  Fun Night—Shullsburg. Emily Franz Memorial Scholarship. 608/482-1609.

6  Back to School Business Showcase—Fennimore. 860 Lincoln Ave. 608/822-3599.

6–10  Crawford Co. Fair—Gays Mills. Dairy grandstand events free with admission, magic, music, rides, food, fun.

7  Music in the Park Concert Series—Shullsburg. Badger Park, 7–8:30 p.m. 608/214-8836 or www.shullsburgmusicinthepark.com.

7–10  Comedy Festival—Milwaukee. Next Act Theatre. 614/205-9862 or http://festival.milwaukeecomedy.com.

7–10  US Open Chainsaw Sculpture Championship—Eau Claire. Carson Park. For full schedule, go to www.uschainsawchamps.com.

7–10  Rusk Co. Junior Fair—Ladysmith. Rusk Co. Fairgrounds. Donkey races, garden & truck/tractor pulls, lawnmower races, music, more. 715/532-2151.

7–10  Country on the River Music Fest—Prairie du Chien. 800/864-1771 or www.countryontheriver.com.

8, 9  Augustfest—Wautoma. Homemade donuts, corn roast, quilt show, art show, duck race, book & bake sale, fun activities for the kids. 920/787-0080 or www.wausharachamber.com/events.php?q=283.

8–10  Ice Age Days—Rib Lake. Carnival all weekend, parade. 715/427-3132.

9  Three Rivers Roleo Log Rolling Tournament—Onalaska. Great River Landing, starting 10 a.m. Free admission, bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. 608/769-3583.

9  FOCUS on Photography—Necedah. National Wildlife Refuge, 9–9:45 a.m. Learn and share techniques for outdoor photography. 608/565-2551.

9  Pollinator Walk— Necedah. National Wildlife Refuge, 10–11 a.m. Search for pollinators found in habitats across the refuge including the Karner Blue butterfly. Approximately a 1 mile walk. Free and open to the public. 608/565-2551.

9  Corny Day—Cornucopia. Food, parade, raffle, flea market. 715/742-3279.

9  Celebration—Phillips. WI Concrete Park, noon–4 p.m. A celebration of the arts in a park setting with free fun for the whole family. Kid’s activities and entertainment for all ages, make & take art activities, quilt display, live music, guided park tours, silent auction, more. No registration required. 715/339-7282 or www.friendsoffredsmith.org.

9, 10  Corn Broil—Melrose. Gun Club Grounds, Sat. noon–midnight; Sun. 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Games and fun for all, horse wagon rides, flea market, karaoke, horseshoes, more.

9, 10  Vintage Military & Gun Show with Vintage Tractors and Equipment—Iola. 715/445-4005 or www.iolavms.com.

9, 10  Plein Art Painting Workshop & Competition—Phillips. Wisconsin Concrete Park, workshop Sat. 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; painting Sat. 8 a.m.–Sun. 4:30 p.m. 715/339-7282 or www.friendsoffredsmith.org.

9, 10  Rodeo—York/Northfield. York Ball Park and Owen Kinning Park. 715/533-2368.

10  St. John’s Summer Fest—Patch Grove. St. John’s Parish, 10 a.m. mass; 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. ham and roast beef dinner. Bingo, kid’s games, live auction, raffle, volleyball and beanbag tourneys. 608/994-2526.

10  Celebration—LaValle. Parade at 11 a.m., chicken BBQ, volleyball, horseshoes, bean bags, kid’s activities. 608/985-8383.

10  Family Fun Fest—Owen. Clark Co. Health Care Center, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Lublin Legion’s “famous” grilled chicken dinner, serving 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Music, petting zoo, face-painting, temporary tattoos, more.

10  Little Hearts for Life Corn Roast—Oconto Falls. 8187 Gray Lake Rd., noon–6 p.m. Music, entertainment for kids, bake sale, raffle. All proceeds to go the Pediatric Cardiac Research Children’s Hospital of WI. 920/590-0650.

12–16  Barefoot Waterskiing National Championship—Alma Center. Heller Farm.

13–17  Week of Honor and Remembrance—Neillsville. The Highground. 715/743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

14  Wool Felting & Embellishing—Phillips. Wisconsin Concrete Park, 1–4 p.m. Registration required. 715/339-7282 or www.friendsoffredsmith.org.

14  Concerts in the Park—Prairie du Chien. Lawler Park’s South Gazebo, 6:30–8 p.m. Bring your lawn chair, snacks, blanket. 608/326-7207.

14–17  Sawyer Co. Fair—Hayward. County Fairgrounds. Entertainment and good old-fashioned fun, demo derby, poor man’s racing, junior livestock, carnival, kid’s games, tractor pull, ATV rally, live music. 715/934-2721 or www.sawyercountyfair.org.

15  Jolly Mixers Dance Club—Clintonville. Lanes & Banquet Hall, 7–11 p.m. $8/person for dancing, lunch, door prizes. Music by Valenta Orchestra.

15  Casino Night—Stetsonville. Centennial Community Center, 7 p.m.–? Blackjack, poker, Texas Hold’em, Wheel of Fortune. Drawing for trip-for-two to Las Vegas, 10 p.m.

15, 16  Ride to Remember Motorcycle Rally—Neillsville. The Highground. 715/743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

15–17  MOSTLY Bluegrass ALL Gospel Festival—Mondovi. Shady Lane Acres (W579 US Hwy. 10). 715/926-5854 or www.kingscountrymen.com for all event details.

16  Dunn. Co. Fish & Game Fall Conservation Banquet—Menomonie. Fish & Game Clubhouse, 5:30 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. meal. 715/235-1043.

16  The Secret Garden Musical—Columbus. Middle School, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets $5 (under 5 free). For more info. columbusredbud@gmail.com.

16  Father Marquette Day—Montello. City Park. 5/10K run/walk, car show, men’s softball tourney, parade (11 a.m.) featuring UW Marching Band, arts & crafts, K-9 demo, food/drink. 608/369-0728.

16  Mud Bogging—Rosholt. Fair Park. 715/667-4702.

16  4-H Clover Chase—Merrillan. Elementary School. Half Marathon, 5K race, 3-mile fun run/walk, and kids race.

16, 17  Stonefield’s Railroad Days—Cassville. Stonefield State Historic Site, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. daily. Activities and displays related to railroading, music, storytelling, a bank robbery, much more. 608/725-5210.

17  Steak Dinner—Lublin. St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Swiss steak, parsley potatoes, sauerkraut with pork, vegetables, desserts, and all the trimmings. Served family-style; carry-outs available. Adults $10, Children ages 6–12 $5, and preschool free.

17  Church Picnic & Polka Mass—Polonia. Sacred Heart Church, 10 a.m. Polka mass, chicken and roast beef dinner, food stand, music, country store, raffles and games, horseshoe and softball tourneys. 715/592-4221.

17  Prairie Days Parade—Clinton. Downtown, 1 p.m. Clinton Riders and horse-drawn equipment. 262/296-1667.

17  Fall Festival—Chelsea. Conservation Club. Chicken dinner, 11 a.m.; horsepull, 12:30 p.m.; bean bag tourney, 1 p.m. Games for kids, refreshments. 715/748-4613.

20  Hobo Supper—Camp Douglas. St. Peters Community (look for 2 white churches), 4–7 p.m. Meal of different meats and vegetables steamed together.

20–24  Price Co. Fair—Phillips. County Fairgrounds. www.pricecountyfair.com.

21–24  Bluegrass in the Pines—Rosholt. Fair Park. 715/667-4702.

22  Villa Behind the Scenes—Prairie du Chien. Villa Louis Historic Site. See Villa Louis from top to bottom. Reservations required. 608/326-2721.

22, 23  Garage and Bake Sale—Friendship. County Fairgrounds, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Benefits Adams Co. Humane Society. 608/547-7064.

22, 23  Putnam County Spelling Bee Musical Comedy—Columbus. Middle School, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets $10. For more info. columbusredbud@gmail.com.

22, 23  Community Fair—Fennimore. High School, Fri. night dog show starts at 5 p.m.; Saturday fair, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. 608/822-3245 Ext. 3205.

23  Brewfest—Potosi. Holiday Gardens Event Center, 1–5 p.m. Craft brewers, wineries, Wisconsin cheese, specialty meats, live music. www.potosibrewery.com

23  Corn Roast & Polk Variety Music—Marion. Rockaholic Bar, 1:30–5:30 p.m. Valenta Orchestra.

24  Bazaar & Dinner—Willard. Holy Family Church, serving chicken dinner 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Rummage & bake sale, music, crafts. 715/267-7524.

29–31  Old Time Farmfest Lions—Fountain City. Threshing, lumber sawing, old & new tractors, antique tractor pull, bakery items, food, music, entertainment for young and old. 608/687-7625 or for schedule, go to www.farmfestlions.com.

29–Sept. 1  Portage Co. Fair—Rosholt. Fair Park. 715/667-4702.

30  Car Cruise—Cassville. Riverside Park, 9 a.m.–11 p.m. 608/725-5647.

30  Youth Duck Hunt Workshop—Necedah. National Wildlife Refuge, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Youth ages 9–15 prepare to hunt waterfowl in this 1-day workshop. Learn to identify ducks, duck calls, and participate in an afternoon trap shoot. Registration required. 608/565-2551.

30, 31  Blue Moon Art Tour—Cable/Drummond. Artists’ studios along Blue Moon Road, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 800/533-7454.

30–Sept. 1  Flea Market and Craft Show Labor Day Sale—Hatfield. Thunderbird Village. Independence Day sale. 608/989-2275

30–Sept. 1  Pow Wow—Black River Falls.

30–Sept. 1  Softball Tournament—Millston.

31  Black Hawk War and Treaty of 1805 Mississippi River Cruise—Prairie du Chien. Mississippi Explorer Cruises, St. Feriole Island river front, 2 p.m. Two-hour cruise. 877/647-7397.

31  Labor Day Celebration—Merrillan. Parade at noon, fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Food, music, kid’s activities, door prizes, horseshoe, softball, and bean bag tourneys.

31  Chic-Nic—White Creek. Hwy. H. Serving 11:30 a.m. Kids tractor pull, music, refreshments, games. 608/548-2439.

 

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