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hidden valleys events
9/23/2017
Kilby Supper
Fellowship and traditional foods celebrating the end of the grazing season in Switzerland, when the ... (more info)

9/23/2017
Photo Program
Bring a camera and fresh eyes! In this photo program we will be working with perspective. For more i... (more info)

9/23/2017
Carol Montag
singer/songwriter from Iowa has recorded four solo albums (as well as two Christmas CDs as a part o... (more info)

9/23/2017
Cassville's Farmers Market
Homemade baked & canned goods; home grown produce & plants.... (more info)

9/23/2017
Great River Road Festival
In 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the Great River Road along the Mississippi, fol... (more info)



ITBEC-SW - The International Trade, Business and Economic Development Council provides participating counties in southwest Wisconsin with a mechanism to identify and formulate regional goals and strategies leading to improvements in tourism, economic development and exporting.
www.southwestwisconsin.net


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Hidden Valleys of SW Wisconsin

September
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9/3/2017
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Wilhelm Tell Festival
New Glarus, WI
Children's Lantern Parade Friday evening. Performances and dancing, "Art in the Park" on Sunday, Swiss heritage, and yodeling.
www.wilhelmtell.org
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9/4/2017
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Labor Day Celebration
Wauzeka, WI
This community celebrates Labor Day with a parade, ball tournaments, food, music, road rally and 5K walk/run. For more information call 608.875.5281.
1 Marquette Farmers Market
Driftless Area Wetlands Centre, 509 U.S.18, Marquette, IA
4 - 7 pm
The market features locally produced baked goods, produce, beef, pork and lamb products, honey, cheese curds, granola, syrups, walnuts, plants, herbs, and much more! The "Mysteries of the Driftless" documentary will be shown at 6pm during each market for those interested in learning about what makes the Area unique. For more information call 563.873.3537.
www.driftlessareawetlandcentre.com
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9/4/2017
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Iowa County Fair
Iowa County Fairgrounds, Mineral Point, WI
9 am - 11 pm
The yearly historic Iowa County Fair held on Labor Day weekend. A full calendar of exhibits, music, grandstand events and midway activities. Visit the website or call 608.987.3490 for more information.
www.iowacountyfair.org
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9/3/2017
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City Wide Garage Sale
New Lisbon, WI
8 am - 2 pm
Multiple addresses around New Lisbon. Participating location maps available at the New Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce. For more details call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.newlisbonchamber.com
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9/3/2017
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Labor Day Celebration
Village Park, Kendall, WI
Craft vendors, parade, chicken-q and tractor pull. For more information call 608.463.7124.
2 EAA Fly-In/ Drive-In
Mauston - New Lisbon Union Airport, New Lisbon, WI
7 am - 2 pm
Pilots, builders & enthusiasts welcome. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
2 Annual Labor Day Parade & Festivities
McGregor, IA
For more information contact the McGregor~Marquette Chamber of Commerce ~ 563.873.2186 or 800.896.0910.
www.mcgreg-marq.org
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9/3/2017
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Los Dells Festival
Woodside, Hwy 82, Mauston, WI
10 am - 10 pm
Get ready for the best weekend of the summer...in the great outdoors! Los Dells is the first major Latin Music & Arts Festival in the Midwest and soon to be North America's largest Latin Music Festival. It's time to enjoy a multi-cultural experience for fans of music just outside one of the largest family-friendly entertainment destinations in the Midwest: The Wisconsin Dells. With art installations, a vast culinary program, and a heavy hitting lineup, festival attendees will be in for an unforgettable experience. We hope you'll join us for the best weekend of the summer! For more information call 844.643.6963.
info@losdells.com
www.losdells.com
2 Cassville's Farmers Market
Volunteer Park, Cassville, WI
8 am - 11:30 am
Homemade baked & canned goods; home grown produce & plants.
2 Argyle Outdoor Market
Argyle, WI
8 am - noon
Many Vendors. For more information call 608.543.3113.
2 Cassville Car Cruise
Riverside Park, Cassville, WI
Meet at Mystique Casino parking lot in Dubuque IA and cruise to Cassville. Food, family fun, music & refreshments at Riverside Park.
2 Boscobel Farmers Market
Depot Park, Boscobel, WI
8 am - noon
20+ Vendors showcasing produce, canned items, locally raised meats, eggs and various artisans and crafters. Like Us on Facebook.

2 Farmers Market - Market in the Park
Sugar Creek Park Hwy 35, Ferryville, WI
9 am - 3 pm
In season garden and fruit produce, canned foods, Amish goods, baskets, quilts, crafts, fresh bakery, flowers, plants, jewelry, coffee and more. For more information call 608.734.9077.
www.visitferryville.com
2 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
7 am till sold out
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
3 Acoustic Jam
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
Acoustic Jam. Come to listen or play. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
3 2nd Annual Tasty Tomato Festival
Deep Rooted, E Ridge Rd, Westby, WI
1 - 9 pm
Celebrating all things tomato and our vibrant local food community. Come sample a selection of local farmer's and backyard gardener's best tomatoes. Tickets are $10.00, kids under 12 free. Taste local tomatoes, enjoy local food, music and sample local products. Taco bar featuring locally produced items. Local Refreshments - Deep Rooted Bloody Marys, local wine tasting with Branches Winery - Westby, wine by the glass will also be available. Local beer by Pearl Street Brewery, Driftless Brewing Company and Hillsboro Brewing Company. Workshops - Tomato Preservation & Seed Saving by Driftless Folk School & Deep Rooted. Tomato Tasting - All tomato growers are welcome to submit tomatoes HERE!! Live music, & Attack of the Killer Tomatoes Movie. Some seating will be available but feel free to bring your favorite picnic blanket or lawn chair. For more information call 608.386.6177.
info@deeprootedgreenhouses.com
3 Labor Day Street Dance
Main St, Benton, WI
8 pm - midnight
Live music. Must be 21.

www.Bentonwi.us
4 Labor Day Parade
Village Park, Benton, WI
9:30 am
The best parade in Southwest Wisconsin.
www.Bentonwi.us
4 9th Annual BeatleFest
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
11 am - 7 pm
This free outdoor Music Festival celebrates the music of the Beatles with local bands performing all Beatles' music. A special festival cafe menu will be served, and hometown brewer. It will be held outside so bring a chair and maybe even some bug spray. This fun filled, laid back, family friendly festival is at the big blue building by the railroad tracks. Call for more information 608.588.7070.

Karin@SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
4 Labor Day Trap Shoot
Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Argyle, WI
For skeet and sporting clay shoot details call 608.543.3986.
5 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
3 pm - 7 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
6 Fall Fest Kick-off
Community Hall, Cashton, WI
5 - 8 pm
For more information call 608.654.7828.
6 Wednesday Night Open Shoots
Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Argyle, WI
For details call 608.543.3986.
7 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
2 pm - 6 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts and other local bounty. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
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9/10/2017
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Richland County Fair
Richland County Fairgrounds, Richland Center, WI
Annual Richland County Fair with 4H exhibits, animal shows, displays, rides, games, food, harness racing, and other shows and activities. For more information call 608.647.6859.
www.fair.co.richland.wi.us
7 VIVA Gallery's 1st Thursday Artist Reception
217 South Main St, Viroqua, WI
5 -7 pm
This month's reception will showcase the pottery of Diane Marks Brown. Diane, who spends her summers in Viola, is influenced by her surroundings in the Kickapoo Valley. Her pottery blends organic forms, earthen colors and whimsical functionality in objects that can be used every day. Diane received her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Teaching Certificate from the University of Illinois and continued her art education at the Art Institute of Chicago, studying ceramics and art history. For more information call 608.637.6918. Dinner to follow - 7 PM @ The Rooted Spoon. Email rootedspoon@gmail.com or call 608.632.2120 to make reservations.
info@vivagallery.net
www.vivagallery.net
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9/9/2017
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Fall Rummage & Bake Sale
United Methodist Church, 420 Suszycki Dr, Mauston, WI
Thu 4 pm - 8 pm. Fri 8 am - 6 pm. Sat 8 am - 12 pm. For more information call 608.847.5964.
www.maustonumc.com
7 Fall Rummage Sale
United Methodist Church, 420 Suszycki Drive , Mauston, WI
4 pm - 8 pm
Huge community rummage sale with a bake sale. For more information call 608.847.5964.
www.MaustonUMC.com
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9/9/2017
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71st Annual Dairy Days Celebration
Legion Field, Platteville, WI
Tractor & Truck Pulls, live music, entertainment and more! Parade down Main Street at 9:30 am. For more information call 608.348.8888.
www.Platteville.com
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9/9/2017
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Community Garage Sales
Monticello, WI
Sales throughout the city.
www.monticello-wi.com
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9/9/2017
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20th Annual Historic Re-enactment
Mound View Park, Platteville, WI
Re-enactment with military demonstrations, storytelling, period food, & music. Trades-men bring the essence of early 1800. For more information call 608.348.3301.
www.mining.jamison.museum
8 Marquette Farmers Market
Driftless Area Wetlands Centre, 509 U.S.18, Marquette, IA
4 - 7 pm
The market features locally produced baked goods, produce, beef, pork and lamb products, honey, cheese curds, granola, syrups, walnuts, plants, herbs, and much more! The "Mysteries of the Driftless" documentary will be shown at 6pm during each market for those interested in learning about what makes the Area unique. For more information call 563.873.3537.
www.driftlessareawetlandcentre.com
8 Jammin' On The Porch
Orchard Lawn, 234 Madison Street, Mineral Point, WI
6 pm - 8 pm
Live music outdoors. Bring chairs, blankets, food, drink and friends for a delightful evening with local musicians providing the entertainment. For more information call 608.987.3201.
www.mineralpointhistory.org
8 Fall Rummage Sale
United Methodist Church, 420 Suszycki Drive , Mauston, WI
8 am - 6 pm
Huge community rummage sale with a bake sale. For more information call 608.847.5964.
www.MaustonUMC.com
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9/10/2017
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Annual Villa Louis Carriage Classic
Villa Louis Historic Site, 521 N Villa Louis Road, Prairie du Chien, WI
Some of the region's finest horses and over 100 new and restored carriages compete in a variety of arena and cross-country events. For more information call 608.326.2721.
www.carriageclassic.com
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9/10/2017
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Cashton Fall Fest
Village Park Community Hall, Cashton, WI
9 am - 10 pm
Tractor Pull, crafts, carnival. Parade Sunday. For more information call 608.654.7828.
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9/10/2017
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Antique Tractor
Argyle Legion Park, Argyle, WI
Thunder Bridge Fly Wheelers presents old engines power show. Tractor pull, music and more. 608.426.0250.
9 Movie in the Park
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
Begins at dusk. Bring blanket, chair, and insect repellent. For more information call 608.847.4142.
www.mauston.com/chamber
9 Fall Fish Boil
Congregational United Church, Brodhead, WI
4:30 pm - 7 pm
For more information call 608.897.2917.
9 Observation Tower Hike
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, N11385 Headquarters Rd, Necedah, WI
10 am
Get a bird's eye view of the marsh from the observation tower then walk .8 miles through the forest. Meet at Observation Tower trail. For more information call 608.565.2551.
Necedah@fws.gov
www.fws.gov/refuge/necedah
9 VFW Steak Supper
VFW Hall, Main Street, Benton, WI
4:30 pm - 7 pm
Held the 2nd Saturday every month, January through November.

www.Bentonwi.us
9 Apple Dumpling Day Festival
Schultz Park, Elroy, WI
7 am - 3 pm
Family Fun: pancake breakfast, running races, inflatables, pedal pull, craft vendors, bean bag toss & more. Refreshments by Elroy Lions Club. For more information call 608.963.7988.
www.appledumplingdayraces.com
9 Bluegrass Jam
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
1:30 pm - 4 pm
Come to play or listen. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
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9/11/2017
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Pecatonica Valley Antique Days
Lafayette County Fairgrounds, Darlington, WI
Flea markets, antique tractors and machinery displays. For more information call 608.776.2591.
www.darlington.wi.org
9 Cassville's Farmers Market
Volunteer Park, Cassville, WI
8 am - 11:30 am
Homemade baked & canned goods; home grown produce & plants.
9 Cassville Park Preservation Party
Riverside Park, Cassville, WI
Food, music & refreshments. Donations go to the Park Preservation Fund.
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9/10/2017
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Fall Harvest Winery Festival
Burr Oak Winery, N5873, Hwy 12 & 16 New Lisbon, WI
11 am - 5 pm
Food, arts & crafts, wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, and wagon rides. Grape stomping at 3 pm each day. For more information call 608.562.5271.
www.burroakwinery.com
9 Boscobel Farmers Market
Depot Park, Boscobel, WI
8 am - noon
20+ Vendors showcasing produce, canned items, locally raised meats, eggs and various artisans and crafters. Like Us on Facebook.

9 Apple Dumpling Day
Schultz Park, Elroy, WI
7 am to 3 pm
A fun filled day of family activities including pancake breakfast, running races, inflatables, kids pedal pull, craft vendors, bean bag toss, and more. Refreshments by Elroy Lions Club. For more information call 608.963.7988.

e-clubhouse.org/sites/elroy
9 Fall Rummage Sale
United Methodist Church, 420 Suszycki Drive , Mauston, WI
8 am - 12 pm
Huge community rummage sale with a bake sale. For more information call 608.847.5964.
www.MaustonUMC.com
9 Farmers Market - Market in the Park
Sugar Creek Park Hwy 35, Ferryville, WI
9 am - 3 pm
In season garden and fruit produce, canned foods, Amish goods, baskets, quilts, crafts, fresh bakery, flowers, plants, jewelry, coffee and more. For more information call 608.734.9077.
www.visitferryville.com
9 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
7 am till sold out
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
9 Fall Fish Boil
Congregational United Church, Brodhead, WI
4:30 - 7 pm
For more information call 608.897.2917.
10 Grace Church Free Fest
Village Park, New Glarus, WI
Noon - 5 pm
Live music, car show, and family fun.
www.gracechurchnewglarus.org
10 Firemen's Annual Chicken BBQ
Fire Station at 701 N Wisconsin Avenue, Muscoda, WI
11 am till gone
Muscoda Volunteer Firemen's chicken dinner, refreshments, carry-out available.

10 Omelet Breakfast
Sparta American Legion, Sparta, WI
8 - 11 am
Come on out to the Omelet Breakfast. $6.00 for a three egg omelet. Proceeds go to children & youth and veterans programs. For more information call 608.269.1390.
jeanne0611@centurytel.net
10 Cataract Sportsmen Club Field Day
Cataract, WI
7 am - 10 pm
Club grounds for shooting, archery, kids' activities, food. For more information call 608.272.3333.
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103rd Annual Belmont School & Community Fair
Belmont, WI
Belmont schools & grounds. Parade, free admission to carnival, kids games, musical entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows/auction, car show, tractor & garden tractor pulls, horse show. For more information call 608.762.5600 during fair week.
www.belmont.k12.wi.us/community/belmontfair.cfm
11 Patriots Day Heroes 5k
Nelson Park, Camp Douglas, WI
2:30 pm
911 FUN RUN/ WALK. Charity Event for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Freedom Honor Flight, and the
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. $15 Entry Fee (includes T-Shirt). Register online or register in person at Volk Field/Camp Williams Military Base at 100 Independence Drive, Camp Douglas WI. Questions Email carlynn.l.meyer.mil@mail.mil, or meredith.c.conn.mil@mail.mil.
www.active.com
12 Paint Party - Halloween Cat Sign
800 McEvoy Street, Mauston, WI
6 pm
Terry Clark will be teaching us how to make a fun Halloween Sign. The cost of the class is $35 per student, which includes all materials to make the project. The project will take approximately two hours to complete, and refreshments will be provided. Stop in or register online soon to reserve your spot! For more information call 608.847.2632.
www.redgeraniumonline.com
12 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
3 pm - 7 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
13 WOW! Day
Pleasant Ridge Waldorf School, Viroqua, WI
8:10 - 9 am
Waldorf Open Wednesday offers a glimpse into classrooms and the magic of Waldorf education. For more information call 608.637.7828.
www.pleasantridgewaldorf.org
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Vernon County Fair
Vernon County Fairgrounds, Viroqua, WI
8 am - 10 pm
Annual Fair with many thing to see and do. It is the last Fair in the state of Wisconsin. For more information call 608.637.3165.

www.vernoncountyfair.com
13 Wednesday Night Open Shoots
Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Argyle, WI
For details call 608.543.3986.
14 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
2 pm - 6 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts and other local bounty. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
15 Marquette Farmers Market
Driftless Area Wetlands Centre, 509 U.S.18, Marquette, IA
4 - 7 pm
The market features locally produced baked goods, produce, beef, pork and lamb products, honey, cheese curds, granola, syrups, walnuts, plants, herbs, and much more! The "Mysteries of the Driftless" documentary will be shown at 6pm during each market for those interested in learning about what makes the Area unique. For more information call 563.873.3537.
www.driftlessareawetlandcentre.com
15 Annual Wine Walk
Mauston, WI
6 - 9 pm
Sample delicious wines and tasty foods while visiting downtown businesses. For more information call 608.847.4142.
www.mauston.com/chamber
16 Grilled Steak Dinner
Memorial VFW Post 10911 & Auxiliary, Camp Douglas, WI
4 - 8 pm
Just $10/plate every 3rd Saturday. Email Renee with questions or call 608.427.3355.
VFW10911@yahoo.com
16 Stepping For Hunger
Hustler, WI
A 5K run/walk & 10 K. For more information call 608.562.3555.

ricki@millhavenfoods.com
www.newlisbonchamber.com
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Driftless Area Art Festival
Beauford T. Anderson Park, Soldiers Grove, WI
Celebrating the Visual, Performing, and Culinary Arts of the Driftless Area. Meet the artists and see the area that inspired them. For more information call 608.624.3600.
www.DriftlessAreaArtFestival.com
16 Kickapoo Brave Ride
Gays Mills, WI
The Kickapoo BRAVE (Bluffs, Rivers, And Valleys Event) Ride features bicycle rides through the scenic landscapes of the Driftless area in Crawford County. For more information call 608.326.6658.
www.KickapooBraveRide.com
16 VFW Steak Fry
De Soto Community Center, De Soto, WI
4:30 - 8 pm
Steak to order, baked potato, relishes, bread & refreshments from VFW Post 8123. For more information call|08.648.2127.
16 Paul Stiegler
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 pm - 4 pm
Singer/Songwriter Paul Stiegler: "The music making process has become more than just a form of expression, but has become an integral part of who I am and how I interpret the world." Paul will share songs from his CD, Days Gone By. A son of the upper Midwest, Paul has traveled and lived around the world and now calls Madison home. Learn more at paulstiegler.com or call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
16 Cassville's Farmers Market
Volunteer Park, Cassville, WI
8 am - 11:30 am
Homemade baked & canned goods; home grown produce & plants.
16 BBQ Chicken in the Park
Necedah Lions Par, Necedah, WI
3 pm - 7:30 pm
Chicken dinners, band and BBQ cooking contest. Meal sponsored by the Necedah Lions. For more information call 608.547.3543.
16 Argyle Outdoor Market
Argyle, WI
8 am - noon
Many Vendors. For more information call 608.543.3113.
16 Stepping for Hunger 5K & 10K Walk
Omaha Bike Trail, Hustler, WI
8 am - 11 am
10K cash payouts for top 3 males/females. Proceeds to local food pantries. For more information call 608.562.6422.
www.steppingforhunger.com
16 Boscobel Farmers Market
Depot Park, Boscobel, WI
8 am - noon
20+ Vendors showcasing produce, canned items, locally raised meats, eggs and various artisans and crafters. Like Us on Facebook.

16 Chicken in the Park & BBQ Contest
Necedah, WI
3 pm - 7:30 pm
Live band & great food, sponsored by the Necedah Lions Club. For more information call 608.547.3543.
www.townofclearfield.com
16 Fall Fest
Sugar Creek Park,Park, Hwy 35, Ferryville, WI
9 am - 3 pm
Giant craft market, Market in the Park, Farmers Market. food (BBQ), music, Amish vendors, quilts, baskets, produce & canned foods, jewelry, antiques, unique craft items, honey, apples, berries, plants. For more information call 608.734.9077.
www.visitferryville.com
16 Farmers Market - Market in the Park
Sugar Creek Park Hwy 35, Ferryville, WI
9 am - 3 pm
In season garden and fruit produce, canned foods, Amish goods, baskets, quilts, crafts, fresh bakery, flowers, plants, jewelry, coffee and more. For more information call 608.734.9077.
www.visitferryville.com
16 Mississippi Mud Run
St. Feriole Island, Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI
Four miles of mud and obstacles for avid runners and beginners as well. Family event. All ages welcome. For more information call 608.996.2107.
16 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
7 am till sold out
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
17 Basement Band
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
1 - 3 pm
The ban originated in the basement of the Spring Green General Store as a spin off from the Acoustic and Bluegrass Jams. Michael Connors, Tim Dement, Bill Scott, Ron Poast and Bill Ronne play "Americana" with elements of Country, Roots-Rock, Folk, Bluegrass, Old Time, R & B, and Blues. You'll find them upstairs or downstairs depending on the store crowd. When downstairs you may have the chance to witness their creative musical process as band members meet and rehearse new and original material. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
17 St. Charles Fall Festival
St. Charles School, 521 E Dewey, Cassville, WI
11 - 2 pm
BBQ chicken dinner. Carry outs available. Cake walk, craft & produce rooms, raffles, silent auction, games, food, refreshments, afternoon & evening bingo. Family fun for all.
17 St. Francis de Sales Famous Fall Festival
2720 North Percival Street, Hazel Green, WI
Charcoal chicken dinner, cash raffle, games, bingo, children's games. For more information contact Father Frisch at 608.854.2392.

19 Squeezbox Night
Turner Hall, Monroe, WI
6 pm
Come enjoy Squeezbox Night with an accordion jam. For more details, 608.325.3461.
www.turnerhallofmonroe.org
19 Paint Party - Halloween Ghost Board
800 McEvoy Street, Mauston, WI
6 pm
Terry Clark will be teaching us how to make a fun Halloween board. The cost of the class is $45 per student, which includes all materials to make the project. The project will take approximately two hours to complete, and refreshments will be provided. Due to the unique nature of the boards, the class size will be limited, so stop in or register online soon to reserve your spot! For more information call 608.847.2632.
www.redgeraniumonline.com
19 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
3 pm - 7 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
20 Wednesday Night Open Shoots
Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Argyle, WI
For details call 608.543.3986.
21 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
2 pm - 6 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts and other local bounty. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
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Oktoberfest
New Glarus, WI
Live music, tapping of keg of Staghorn Oktoberfest beer, horse drawn wagon rides-all weekend; big cheese fondue pot and antique tractor pull on Sunday. For more information call 800.527.6838.
www.swisstown.com
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9/24/2017
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Apple Festival
Gays Mills, WI
Celebrating the apple harvest with parades, carnivals, arts & crafts, flea markets, music, dancing and food. For more information call 608.735.4341.
www.gaysmills.org/Apple_Festival.html
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9/23/2017
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Viola Horse and Colt Show
Viola, WI
Check website for show times. Annual horse and colt show with truck and tractor pulls along with a parade downtown on Saturday afternoon. For more information call 608.627.1419.
www.violahorseandcoltshow.com
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9/24/2017
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Fennimore Sidewalk Sales
Fennimore, WI
For more information call 608.822.1131.
www.fennimore.com
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9/24/2017
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CranFest
Warrens, WI
7 am - 5 pm
World's largest Cranberry Festival has marsh tours, shopping, royalty contests, food & more. For more information call 608.378.4200.
www.cranfest.com
23 Kilby Supper
Swiss Church of New Glarus, New Glarus, WI
4 - 8 pm
Fellowship and traditional foods celebrating the end of the grazing season in Switzerland, when the herdsmen returned from a summer in the Alps. For more information call 608.527.2119.
23 Photo Program
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, N11385 Headquarters Rd, Necedah, WI
10 am
Bring a camera and fresh eyes! In this photo program we will be working with perspective. For more information call 608.565.2551.
Necedah@fws.gov
www.fws.gov/refuge/necedah
23 Carol Montag
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 pm - 4 pm
singer/songwriter from Iowa has recorded four solo albums (as well as two Christmas CDs as a part of the trio known as Tribute). She lists some of her influences as Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins, Eva Cassidy, Julie Andrews, John Denver, and James Taylor, but as one reviewer put it: "She cannot be categorized, she must be heard." Please join us. You can learn more at carolmontag.com or call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
23 Cassville's Farmers Market
Volunteer Park, Cassville, WI
8 am - 11:30 am
Homemade baked & canned goods; home grown produce & plants.
23 Great River Road Festival
Stonefield Historic Site, Cassville, WI
In 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the Great River Road along the Mississippi, following the river for nearly 3,000 miles through 10 states. The Great River Road Interpretive Center, will celebrate the Great River Road with music, educational displays, literature, and more. Come see for yourself why the Great River Road in Wisconsin was voted the "Prettiest Drive" in America by the readers of the Huffington Post!
23 Boscobel Farmers Market
Depot Park, Boscobel, WI
8 am - noon
20+ Vendors showcasing produce, canned items, locally raised meats, eggs and various artisans and crafters. Like Us on Facebook.

23 Farmers Market - Market in the Park
Sugar Creek Park Hwy 35, Ferryville, WI
9 am - 3 pm
In season garden and fruit produce, canned foods, Amish goods, baskets, quilts, crafts, fresh bakery, flowers, plants, jewelry, coffee and more. For more information call 608.734.9077.
www.visitferryville.com
23 Great River Road Festival
Stonefield Historic Site, 12195 CO Hwy V V, Cassville, WI
10 am - 5 pm
For more information call 608.725.5210.
www.stonefieldhistoricsite.org
23 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
7 am till sold out
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
24 Annual FFA Alumni Farm Toy Show & Sale
860 Lincoln Avenue, Fennimore, WI
9 am - 2 pm
Fee. For more information call 608.822.7806.
www.fennimore.com
24 FFA Pancake Breakfast
Fennimore Memorial Bldg, 860 Lincoln Avenue, Fennimore, WI
7 am - Noon
Fee. For more information call 608.822.3245.
www.fennimore.com
24 Pedal Tractor Pull/Brat Stand
Fennimore Doll and Toy Museum, 1135 6th Street, Fennimore WI
10 am - 4 pm
For more information call 608.788.1192.
ww.fennimore.com
24 Annual Heritage Day
Fennimore Historical Railroad Museum, 610 Lincoln Avenue, Fennimore, WI
10 am - 4 pm
Fee. For more information call 608.822.3446.
www.fennimore.com
24 Chicken Shoot
Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Argyle, WI
9 am - 4 pm
For details call 608.543.3986.
24 Music in the Cafe
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 pm - 4 pm
Featuring Snake Mountain Rounders. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
26 Community Supper
New Lisbon Community Center, New Lisbon, WI
4:30 - 6 pm
Complimentary meal open to all. Come for the fellowship, stay for the meal. Walk-ins welcome. For more information call 608.562.3555.
www.sharingsupper.org
26 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
3 pm - 7 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
27 Community Supper
125 Royall Ave, Elroy, WI
4:30 - 6 pm
United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Complimentary meal open to all. Walk-ins welcome. For more information call 608.847.7924.
www.sharingsupper.org
27 Wednesday Night Open Shoots
Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Argyle, WI
For details call 608.543.3986.
28 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
2 pm - 6 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts and other local bounty. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
28 Community Sharing Supper
Mauston High School, Mauston, WI
5 - 6:30 pm
Complimentary meal open to all. Walk-ins welcome. Food for the soul. For more information call 608.847.7924.
www.SharingSupper.org
28 Inventors & Entrepreneurs Event
Lemonweir Valley Telcom, Camp Douglas, WI
5:30 - 8 pm
Free presentation of a topic helpful for inventors and entrepreneurs. Open to all. For more information call 608.427.2070.
29 -
10/1/2017
October 1
Cornish Festival
Mineral Point, WI
A celebration of the Cornish heritage in "America's Most Cornish Community.
www.cornishfest.org
29 -
10/1/2017
October 1
Cornish Festival
Mineral Point, WI
9 - 8 pm
A weekend of celebrating the Cornish influence in Mineral Point. Music, workshops, food and more Celtic traditions. For more information call 608.987.3201.
www.cornishfest.org
29 -
9/30/2017
30
Villa Louis Behind the Scenes
Villa Louis, 521 N Villa Louis Road, Prairie du Chien, WI
Tours at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Reservations required for these special tours that give visitors a glimpse into the life of a historic house museum. For more information call 608.326.2721.
www.villalouis.org
30 Friends of the KVR Dam Challenge Pasta Supper
Kickapoo Valley Reserve S3661 Hwy 131, La Farge, WI
5 pm - 8 pm
For more information see website or call 608.625.2960.

www.kickapoofriends.org
30 Paint Party - Halloween Cat Sign
800 McEvoy Street, Mauston, WI
10 am
Terry Clark will be teaching us how to make a fun Halloween Sign. The cost of the class is $35 per student, which includes all materials to make the project. The project will take approximately two hours to complete, and refreshments will be provided. Stop in or register online soon to reserve your spot! For more information call 608.847.2632.
www.redgeraniumonline.com
30 Chad Moritz Squeezebox Paradox
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 pm - 4 pm
Formerly known as the Sultan of Squeeze, Chad Moritz, enjoys applying his squeezebox to musical genres not usually associated with the instrument. Song list can include classic 60's rock & roll (e.g., Beatles, Dylan, Stones, etc.); classic country and bluegrass. He adds a few original compositions to the mix, with tunes based on life in the Wisconsin Driftless zone. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
30 Cassville's Farmers Market
Volunteer Park, Cassville, WI
8 am - 11:30 am
Homemade baked & canned goods; home grown produce & plants.
30 Boscobel Farmers Market
Depot Park, Boscobel, WI
8 am - noon
20+ Vendors showcasing produce, canned items, locally raised meats, eggs and various artisans and crafters. Like Us on Facebook.

30 Farmers Market - Market in the Park
Sugar Creek Park Hwy 35, Ferryville, WI
9 am - 3 pm
In season garden and fruit produce, canned foods, Amish goods, baskets, quilts, crafts, fresh bakery, flowers, plants, jewelry, coffee and more. For more information call 608.734.9077.
www.visitferryville.com
30 Farmers Market
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
7 am till sold out
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber



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Here are just a few activities and attractions to enjoy in the Hidden Valleys Area:
Biking, Hiking, Skiing, Eagles, Bird watching, Fishing, Canoeing, Shopping, Meetings/conventions, Rails to trails, Birding, Mississippi River, River Boats, Museums, River Tours, Southwest Wisconsin, Star Spangled Celebration, Center Color Fiesta, Frank Lloyd Wright, Richland Center, WI HS Rodeo Finals, Country Living Showcase, UW-Richland, Red Door Gallery, Pine River, Rockbridge, Lone Rock, Viola, Horse & Colt Show, Country in the Country, Sugar River, Green County Cheese, New Glarus, America's Little Switzerland, Cheese Days, Cheese Country Trail, Limburger, Monroe, Badger State Trail, Yodel, Alphorn, Mississippi River, Mississippi River Cruises, Grandad Bluff, Riverboat, Historic Downtown, Great River Road, Oktoberfest, Riverfest, City Brewery, Holiday Lights, Jazz Fest, Irishfest, Deke Slayton Airfest, Sunfish Days, Paddlewheel boat, Wild West Days, Czesky Den, Wildcat Mountain State Park, Kickapoo River, Kickapoo Valley Reserve, Vernon County, Elroy Sparta Bike Trail