1 Fisheree—Camp Douglas. Eagle’s Nest Resort, 8 a.m.–3p.m. Ice fishing contest, raffles, door prizes, refreshments.
1 Ready, Set, Grow…Winter Gardening Seminar—Eau Claire. Chippewa Valley Technical College. 715/839-4712 or www.eauclairemastergardeners.com.
1 Udder Snowshoe Race and Tour—Athens. Erbach Park, 10:30 a.m. 5k race. 715/257-9178.
1 Wild Game Banquet and Seminar—Oconto Falls. High School Commons Area & PAC, doors open 4 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m.; seminars at 5 and 7 p.m. 920/885-2962.
1, 2 Fisheree—Prairie du Chien. Lakeview Marina Bar & Restaurant. Fisheree will be held, ice or no ice. Outing for the entire family, fishing prizes, evening entertainment. 800/732-1673.
1, 8, 18, 22, 23 Sno-Mads Club Ride—Oxford. Sno-Mads Shed. Open to all members and non-members. 608/369-1999. For ride times go to www.oxfordsnomads.com.
2 Pancake Breakfast and Farm Toy Show—Patch Grove, River Ridge High School, 8 a.m.–noon. Pancakes, sausage, ham, eggs. Admission to toy show is free when attending the breakfast. Bake sale. Gun raffle at noon. 608/996-2434.
8 “Oh, My Stars, What I Have Learned”—Wittenberg. Community Center, 1 p.m. Guest Speaker Sharon Rotz. 715/253-3525 or www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
8 Ice Fishing Jamboree—Spirit. Little Spirit Lake Boat Landing, 6 a.m.–3 p.m. Brats, chili, refreshments starting at 11 a.m.; raffle drawing 3:30 p.m. 715/427-3778 or www.spiritlakeassoc.org.
8 “The Jig’s Up” Ice Fishing Contest—Altoona. County Park on Lake Altoona, 6 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Each participant may register one fish per ticket; tickets are $25 with no limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase. $4,000 in cash and $10,000 in additional prizes will be awarded for the top 6 fish by weight and then every even place thereafter to 100th place. 715/836-2176 or www.blugolds.com.
8 Ice Fishing Contest—Menomonie. Lake Menomin, Dunn Co. Fish & Game Club House, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Youth fishing contest, lots of prizes, fun for all. 715/235-5650.
8 Tired Iron Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride—Chelsea/Medford area. Conservation Club. 715/427-5441.
8, 22 Bald Eagle Bus Tour—Galena, Ill. Stoney Creek Inn, 8 a.m. 4-hour bus tour. 815/594-2306 or www.eaglenature.com.
9 Ice Fishing Contest—Cadott area. Pike Lake, 12:30–3:30 p.m. 715/559-5927.
14 “Timber! 1880s Lumberjack History, Music, and Culture”—Hayward. Park Theater, 7:30 p.m. Jim Brakken, Jason Rabuck, Eric Schubring, and Dave Thorson. www.parktheaterproject.com.
14–16, 21–23, 28, March 1–2 Guys on Ice: The Ice Fishing Musical—Tomah. Area Community Theatre. Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. matinee. 608/374-7469 or www.areacommunitytheatre.org.
15 Arftic Art for Animals—Janesville. Pontiac Convention Center, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. An exhibition of the latest products in pet care and will feature some of the top animal artist from around the Midwest. All profits will support various Friends of Noah programs. 608/774-3402 or www.friendsofnoah-wi.org.
15 Better Homes Expo—La Crosse. Lunda Center, Western Technical College, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Learn how your home performs, do-it-yourself ideas, insight on building a new home, seminars, hands-on demos, more. 608/210-7114 or www.ecw.org/betterhomesexpo.
15 LeMan’s Crosscountry Races—Curtiss. Cross country track, snowmobile registration, 9–11 a.m.; ATV registration, until 2 p.m.; races, 12 p.m. Semi-pro, trail rider, 35+, women’s vintage, cash prizes, food, refreshments, raffles. 715/613-4229.
15 Poker Run and Auction—Cassville. J&J’s Sand Bar, 8:30 a.m.; raffle and auction, 6:30 p.m. Prizes throughout the day, dance. 608/725-5428.
16 Kids Ice Fishing Day—Willard area. Rock Dam Lake. 715/669-3813.
21, 22 Bald Eagle Appreciation Day—Prairie du Chien. Local hotels and Hoffman Hall. Live bald eagle and raptor programs, exhibits, birding experts on hand, outdoor viewing, children’s activities. 800/732-1673 or www.prairieduchien.org/visitors/eagles.htm.
21–23 Eagle Appreciation Weekend—Prairie du Chien. Villa Louis Historic Site, St. Feriole Island. 608/326-2721.
22 American Birkebeiner—Hayward/Cable area. Main Street. Cross-country ski marathon, spanning more than 50 K. Events for all ages and abilities. 715/634-5025 or www.birkie.com.
22 Ice Fishing Contest—Willard area. Rock Dam Lake. 715/669-3813.
22 Polar Plunge for Cancer—Cazenovia. Lake Lee, activities start at 11 a.m.; plunge at 2 p.m. 608/983-2397.
22 Sportsmen’s Wild Game Feed—Ogema. Baptist Convention Hall, exhibitor hall opens at 3 p.m.; meal at 6 p.m. Speaker, free prizes. 715/820-2214.
22 Wild Game Feed—Clifton. Rotten Bros. Pub & Grill, noon–? Raffles. 608/427-6655.
22 Vintage Snowmobile Show—Ladysmith. Dairyland Reservoir. 715/403-0095.
22 Toilet Seat Races—Glidden. Alley behind Fire Hall, 10 a.m. Prizes for the longest run and best in show. Meat raffle and soup cook-off at Roxys’ bar during and after the races. 715/264-6242.
23 Ice Fishing Contest—Ladysmith. Dairyland Reservoir, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 715/403-0095 for tickets and more info.
23 Ice Fishing Contest—Medford. Chelsea Conservation Club, Chelsea Lake. 715/748-4613.
23 FFA Alumni Breakfast—Cassville. High School Cafeteria, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Pancake and sausage breakfast. 608/725-5084.
23 Farm Toy & Craft Show—Colfax. High School, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
23 Spaghetti Dinner—Medford. VFW Post 5729 and Ladies Auxiliary, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. 715/748-3322.
23 Faith in Action Fundraiser—Grand Marsh. Community Center, 2–5 p.m. Maggie Mae performing solo, buffet meal, raffles, dancing. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 608/584-5532.
23 Polka Variety Dance—Pound. Equity Park Ballroom, 1–5 p.m. Valenta Orchestra.
25 Soup Supper—Lancaster. Bloomington United Methodist, 4:30–7 p.m. 608/723-9023.