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MARCH 2014



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. ( )


Feb. 28, Mar. 1  Aldo Leopold Weekend—La Crosse. Eco Park, Fri. 7 p.m. reading of  Leopold’s “Sand County Almanac”; Fri. 10:45 p.m. speaker Kenny Salwey; Sat. 1:30 p.m. Karen Mumford and Laurel Ross presentations. 608/784-0303.

1  Taste of Fennimore—Fennimore. The Silent Woman, 1–5 p.m. Advance tickets $10; at the door $13. 800/822-1131 or www.fennimore.com.

1  Rabies/Microchip Clinic— Friendship. Village Hall, 2–4 p.m. Vaccinations for dogs and cats, $10 each. Microchips $25 each. All dogs on a leash and all cats in a crate. 608/339-6700.

1  Midnight Ride—Oxford. Sno-Mads Shed. Open to all members and non-members. A regular meeting night will be held with a midnight right to follow at 9 p.m. 608/369-1999.

2  Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction—Fall Creek. Middle School gym, 10:30 a.m.­–1 p.m. $4-7.

7–9  Cabin Fever Rummage & Pie Bake Sale—Elroy. St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, Fri. 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.–3 p.m.; Sun. 9 –10:30 a.m. Donations welcome and pick up available. 608/462-5110.

7, 14, 21, 28  Fish Fry—Onalaska. St. Patrick Parish, 5­­–7:30 p.m. Baked or batter-fried fish, baked potato of French fries, coleslaw, dinner role (with dessert by donation). Adults $9 or $10 with salad bar. Salad bar only is $5. For ages 6–10, fish or grilled cheese with fries is $5. Ages 5 and under are free. Carryout will be available. 608/783-5535.

8  Ride & Treasure Hunt—Oxford. Chucka’s Bar & Grill, 9 a.m. Open to all members and non-members. Participants meet at Chucka’s and given a clue and will return at 3 p.m. where cash prizes will be awarded. Cost is $3 per participant. 608/369-1999.

8  FOCUS on Photography, Snowshoe Habitat Hike, and Movie—Necedah. National Wildlife Refuge, 9–9:45 a.m. Learn outdoor photography techniques, share tips and tricks; 10–11 a.m. snowshoe habitat hike; 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. Ordinary Extraordinary Junco the movie (a science film for all). Free and open to the public. 608/565-2551.

8  Benefit Rummage Sale—Coon Valley. Norskedalen Nature & Heritage Center. 608/452-3424 or www.norskedalen.org.

8  Corn Beef & Cabbage Dinner—Adams. St. Joseph Council Knights of Columbus Parish Center, 3:30–7 p.m.

8  Beekeeping Classes—Apple River, Ill. Apple Creek Apiaries, 2 p.m. To attend, participants must pre-register. Following classes will be held April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. 815/594-2592.

8  Big Game Banquet and Benefit Auction—Rothschild. Stoney Creek Inn, 4–10 p.m. The banquet will feature big game riffles, sporting goods, and limited edition collectables. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 715/355-4611 or 715/571-4420.

9  Country Jam—Wauzeka. Century Hall, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. 5 bands. 608/875-5857.

13  Snowmobile Ride—Oxford. Sno-Mads Shed, 6 p.m. Open to all members and non-members. 608/369-1999 or www.oxfordsnomads.com.

13  Red Cedar Watershed Conference—Menomonie. University of Wisconsin–Stout, 8:30 a.m.–4:15 p.m. Program includes a forum for farmers, resource managers, businesses, organizations, and educators. 715/232-2793 or www.uwstout.edu/profed/redcedar/index.cfm.

14, 15, 16  “Annie Get Your Gun” Musical—Columbus. High School, Fri. & Sat. 6 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. Adults $10; students, seniors, children $7. Tickets available at the door or in advance. 920/623-5965 Ext. 2TIX.

15  St. Patrick’s Day Parade—Prairie du Chien. Downtown, 10 a.m. Parade with festivities to follow at local businesses. 608/326-8555.

15  Soup Supper—Medford. Community United Church of Christ, 4–7:30 p.m. 715/748-3391.

16  Polka Jam—Marshfield. Eagle’s Club, noon–? 715/389-1232.

16–19  4-Day Wildlife/Historical Bus Tour—Galena, Ill. The 4-day tour will leave at 8 a.m. from the Stoney Creek Inn parking lot and will return by 6 p.m. on March 19. Pre-registration required by Feb. 28. 815/594-2306 or   go to www.eaglenature.com for tentative agenda.

21  Spaghetti Supper—Cochrane. Christ Lutheran Church, 4:30–7:30 p.m. Tickets or information, call 608/685-4911.

21, 28  Fish Fry—New Lisbon. St. Paul’s Catholic Church. 608/562-3125 or 608/562-3995.

21, 22  Villa Louis “Behind the Scenes”—Prairie du Chien. Villa Louis Historic Site, St. Feriole Island, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Pre-season tour of the Dousman collection. 608/326-2721.

22  Chili Dinner and Euchre—Cambria. Fire Station, starting at 12 p.m.; gun raffle drawing 6 p.m.; Euchre 7 p.m. Open house, silent auction, bake sale, mild and wild chili. 608/332-9304 or www.cambriafiredept.com.

22  “Let’s Get Green & Growing” Garden Seminar—Pardeeville. High School, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Keynote (Ed Lyon) and three breakouts, garden vendors. $5. 608/742-9693 or  www.columbia.uwex.edu/horticulture/master-gardener/calendar-of-events/.

28  Fish Fry—Bloomington. St. Mary’s Church, 4–8 p.m. Baked and fried cod with all trimmings. 608/996-2434.

29  Chile Fiesta and Bake Sale—Friendship. Village Hall, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Chili toppings, dessert, beverage. $5 adults, $2.50 children. Proceeds go to the Adams County Humane Society. 608/339-8286.

29  Craft and Home-Based Expo—Neillsville. American Legion Hall, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch available. 715/743-2964.

29  “Half is Good Enough for Me” Half-Marathon & 5K—Neillsville. The Highground Veterans Memorial Park, 8:30 a.m. $21 registration for half-marathon; $11 for 5K. All ages. 715/743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

30  Farm Toy & Craft Show—Thorp. High School, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Lunch available.

30  “Spring Ahead”—Richland Center. Community Center, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Ocooch Mountain Humane Society celebrates spring with a fully loaded potato bar and traditional red hot Chicago dogs, plus features focused on gardening. 608/647-3461.

30  Pancake Breakfast, Raffle, and Bake Sale—Stetsonville. Centennial Community Center, 7:30 a.m.–noon. Food pantry donations accepted. Raffle drawing at noon. 715/678-2158.





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