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hidden valleys events
9/26/2018
Community Supper
Complimentary meal open to all. Every last Wednesday. For more information call 608.462.5953.... (more info)

9/26/2018
Sparta Farmer's Market
Fresh, locally grown produce, cut flowers, and hand made craft items.... (more info)

9/26/2018
Wednesday Night Open Shoots
For details call 608.543.3986.... (more info)

9/26/2018
Tomah Farmers Market
Wednesday's through October 31st. For details call 608.372.2166.... (more info)

9/26/2018
Read to Rover
Pre-registration is required to read to a certified therapy dog. For more information call 608.847.4... (more info)



If you have ever visited a dairy farm, met an Emu, tasted a squeaky-fresh cheese curd still warm from the vat, got lost in a corn maze, or picked your own strawberries under the same summer sun that sweetened them then you've been involved in ag-tourism! With Agriculture and Tourism among the top revenue generators in Wisconsin, combining the two into "Ag-Tourism" makes good business sense and offers unlimited potential for growth.
www.wiagtourism.com


Hidden Valleys 2018 photo contest rules are as follows whether you are a beginner or professional photographer. -Photos must be in digital format, 20 megabytes or smaller, taken after January 1, 2016 in one of the 9 counties of Hidden Valleys. Only minor editing is acceptable (i.e. cropping, minor color corrections. -Photos become the sole property of Hidden Valleys of SW Wisconsin, be an original by the entrant. By submitting a photo the entrant acknowledges and warrants that the photo does not infringe on copyrights or trademarks of any person or entity and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photo. Please submit by email to hv@mwt.net (only 1 photo per email), with details of where and when the photo was taken (location and county), name of the photographer and details on what is pictured. All entries must be submitted by December 31, 2018. Prizes will be awarded based on creativity, uniqueness and photographic quality.
hv@mwt.net


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October
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10/6/2018
6
Brodhead Historical Depot Museum
Brodhead, WI
1 pm - 4 pm
Open every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, & holidays. For more information call 608.558.4822.
www.brodheadhistory.org
2 Open Mic
Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI
7 pm - 9 pm
Perform or listen to song, dance and spoken word. MC'd, piano available. For more information call 608.924.4000.
www.folklorevillage.org
2 En Guete Evening
Turner Hall, 1217-17th Ave , Monroe, WI
5:30 pm
Themed "dutch treat" gathering sponsored by New World Swiss Club. For more information call 608.325.3461.
www.turnerhallofmonroe.org
3 Sparta Farmer's Market
Mueller Square, Sparta, WI
3 pm - 6 pm
Fresh, locally grown produce, cut flowers, and hand made craft items.
spartawifarmersmarket@gmail.com
3 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
11 am - 6 pm
Wednesday's through October 31st. For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
3 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, 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
3 Soup & Sandwich Supper
Belmont Community Building, Belmont, WI
4 pm - 8 pm
Featuring variety of soups, sandwiches, bars, and beverages with carry-outs available. Sponsored by the Belmont Seniors United for Nutrition (SUN) Program. For more information call 608.762.5114.
www.belmontwi.com
3 Market on the Square
Monroe, WI
Wednesday afternoon & Saturday morning through October. For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
4 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
2 pm - 6 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
4 Night Market
Eckhart Park, Viroqua, WI
6 pm
The Viroqua Night Market is the perfect community celebration. A place for produce vendors, artists, retail vendors, food carts, games, twinkling lights, live music and a beer garden all in Eckhart Park. Plenty of room for adults to socialize, stroll and browse and kids to play. We are still seeking vendors for the Night Market. The Viroqua Chamber Main Street will be selling Bubble Tea (yes!!!) at our booth. Won't you join us? For more information call 608.637.2575.
infodesk@viroqua-wisconsin.com
www.viroqua-wisconsin.com/chamber-mainstreet
4 Lego Club
Hatch Public Library, 111 West State St, Mauston, WI
3:30 pm
Lego Club meets the first Thursday of every month. We roll out our huge collection of Legos and Duplos. A chance to let your imagination run wild! Creations stay on display in the library. For more information call 608.847.4544.
maustonpl@wrlsweb.org
www.hatchpubliclibrary.org
4 Play Pfeffer
VFW Post 2112, 121 Rusk Ave, Sparta, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
Pfeffer is a Midwestern American card game. In a standard four player game, it involves 24 cards, the Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, and 9 of each suit. Public welcome. For more information call 608.269.2278.
4 VIVA Gallery's 1st Thursday Artist Reception
217 South Main St, Viroqua, WI
5 - 7 pm
The artistic offerings at VIVA Gallery are growing, as the cooperative adds new artists to its membership and thus an expanded range of beautiful, locally-created artworks. 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
4 First Thursday
Monroe, WI
Stores open late for shopping. For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
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10/7/2018
7
Arsenic & Old Lace
Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave, Monroe, WI
Performance - dark comedy with a man learning that his aunts are homicidal maniacs & insanity runs in his family. For more information call 608.325.1111.
www.monroetheatre.com
5 -
10/6/2018
6
9th Annual Fall Village-wide Rummage Sales
La Farge, WI
For details call 608.625.4422.
5 -
10/7/2018
7
Center Color Fest
Richland Center, WI
Various locations. Events throughout the county celebrating the Fall Harvest & Colors! Featuring the Annual "Canyon of Lights" Parade. For details call 608.647.3466.
www.richlandcentertourism.com
6 Market on the Square
Monroe, WI
Wednesday afternoon & Saturday morning through October. For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
6 Sparta Farmer's Market
Mueller Square, Sparta, WI
8 am - 12 pm
Fresh, locally grown produce, cut flowers, and hand made craft items.
spartawifarmersmarket@gmail.com
6 Cassville Farmer's Market
Volunteer Park, Amelia St, Cassville, WI
8 am - 11:30 am
Homemade baked and canned goods, along with home grown produce and plants.Every Saturday through October. For details call Jen Schmitz 608.725.5855.
6 Hillsboro Brewing Co. Octoberfest
Hillsboro, WI
Annual Oktoberfest celebration. For details 608.489.7486.
6 Visiting Our Ancestors
Fort Crawford Museum. 717 South Beaumont Road, Prairie du Chien, WI
12:30 pm
Living history tour of Prairie du Chien's six historic cemeteries. Admission charge. For more information call 608.326.6960.
www.forcrawfordmuseum.com
6 DeSoto Fire Department Fire Prevention Chicken Q
DeSoto Community Center, DeSoto, WI
noon
BBQ Chicken served until chicken is gone. For more information call 608.632.0184.
6 Farmers' Market
Hwy 21 & Hwy 80, Necedah, WI
9 am - 12 pm
Village Hall Parking Lot at the intersection. Fresh produce, delicious edibles, and other farm to table treats. Every Saturday morning through October. For more information call 608.565.2261.
www.facebook.com/necedahfarmersmarket
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10/7/2018
7
Annual Fall Heritage Festival
Mount Horeb, WI
9 am - 5 pm
Fine artists and crafters line "The Trollway", Mount Horeb's historic Main Street, lined with life-sized mythical creatures. Experience our Norwegian heritage with farmer's market, buggy rides, Pumpkins on Parade, upcycle craft, heritage demonstrations and the Sons of Norway Host Frokost, an authentic Norwegian Fall breakfast. Fair and festivities run from 9 to 4 on Saturday, and 10 to 3 on Sunday. Don't miss this fabulous fall event for the whole family. For more information call 608.437.5914.
www.trollway.com
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10/7/2018
7
Fall Art and Craft Festival
Triangle Park, McGregor, IA
9 am
We hope to see you here! Great art and craft vendors, great food and fun. We will have face painting for the kids or those who are kids at heart, music, balloon art and much more. The 40 plus artisans feature hand crafted items in their tents both indoors and outdoors. Grab a bite to eat at one of the food vendors and relax in enjoying the local talented musicians playing during the day! For more information contact the McGregor~Marquette Chamber of Commerce ~ 563.873.2186 or 800.896.0910.
www.mcgreg-marq.org
6 Movies in the Park
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
Mark your calendars for the FREE movie "Hotel Transylvania 3" at dusk. For more information call 608.847.4544.
maustonpl@wrlsweb.org
www.hatchpubliclibrary.org
6 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
6 Autumnfest
Brodhead, WI
Fall celebration, chili contest, games, hay rides, food & vendors. For details call 608.897.8411.
www.brodheadchamber.org
6 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
6 am - 1 pm
For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
6 Jud Swenson
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 pm - 4 pm
Solo guitar and voice. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
6 Pie & Tart Contest
Old Man River Restaurant, 123 A St, McGregor, IA
9:30 am
Contact the Chamber office for your entry form and more information at 563.873.2186. Pies to eat and to auction off as well!!!!
www.facebook.com/oldmanriverbrewery
6 Hillsboro Farmers Market
Royal Bank Parking Lot, 731 Water Avenue, Hillsboro, WI
8 am - 2 pm
Buy fresh, buy local at Farmers Market every Saturday. Call 608.489.2521 for more details.
clerk@hillsborowi.com
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10/7/2018
7
28th Annual Harvest Festival
Spurgeon Vineyards & Winery, Highland, WI
10 am - 4 pm
For more information call 608.929.7692.
www.spurgeonvineyards.com
6 WILD Arts
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Necedah, WI
9 am - 4 pm
Artist of the Month reception free event. Refreshments by Friends of Necedah. Meet at the Visitor Center. For more information call 608.565.2551.
www.ws.gov/refuge/necedah
6 Argyle Outdoor Market
Argyle WI
8 am - Noon
Many Vendors. For details call 608.543.3113.
6 Potluck & Barn Dance
Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI
6 pm - 10 pm
Traditional American squares, big circles, and contras to live string band music; dances are taught. For more information call 608.924.4000.
www.folklorevillage.org
6 Breakfast in a Victorian Kitchen
Villa Louis, 521 N Villa Louis Road, Prairie du Chien, WI
Tour included. Reservations required for adults to step into a working Victorian kitchen. This hands on cooking workshop takes participants on a culinary tour of the late 1900's. For more information call 608.326.2721.
www.villalouis.org
6 Homecoming celebration
Argyle, WI
Parade at noon. Game time 2 pm. Call ahead to confirm date 608.543.3314.
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10/7/2018
7
Shihata's Orchard Fest
61543 Limery Rd • Prairie du Chien, WI
10 am - 5 pm
Visit the Apple House with 11 varieties of apples, jellies & jams, award winning cider, pumpkins, Wisconsin wine and cheeses. Weekend outing of family fun. Free samples. For more details call 608.326.2785.
www.shihataorchard.com
6 Annual Hog Roast
United Methodist Church, 1610 19th Street, Hazel Green, WI
3 pm - 7 pm
Craft booth and bake sale, dinner of roasted pork and beef, baked potatoes, corn, rolls, homemade pies, applesauce, and cranberries. For more information call 608.854.2742.
6 CheeseFest
Shullsburg, WI
Free entertainment, shopping, talent shows, cheese making, games, craft vendors, book sale, food vendors, hay rides, fireman's breakfast, wine tasting and so much more! For more information call 608.965.3236.
www.Shullsburgwisconsin.org
6 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, Mauston, WI
7 am
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
6 Harvest Day Celebration
Wetherby Cranberry Co, Warrens, WI
9 am
Come and experience a cranberry harvest & have you photo taken in a bed of cranberries. Held rain or shine. Then, sample cranberry wine & gourmet food products at the WI Cranberry Discovery Center. For more information call 608.378.4879.
www.discovercranberries.com
7 Skogdalen Meatball Dinner
Skogdalen Lutheran Church, Oakdale & County P, Westby, WI
11 am - 1 pm
All you can eat meatball dinner with lefse & homemade pie. For more details call 608.634.4871.
7 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
9 am - 1 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
7 Harvest Fest
Swiss Historical Village, 612-7th Ave, New Glarus, WI
Artisan demonstrations including cheesemaking, sausage making, bratzeli cookies, blacksmithing & more. For more information call 608.527.2317.
www.swisshistoricalvillage.org
7 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
7 Swiss Steak and Ham Dinner
Benton, WI
11 am - 2 pm
Held at St. Patrick's Parish.
8 Lego Club
Hatch Public Library, 111 West State St, Mauston, WI
6:30 pm
Lego Club meets the second Mondays of every month. We roll out our huge collection of Legos and Duplos. A chance to let your imagination run wild! Creations stay on display in the library. For more information call 608.847.4544.
maustonpl@wrlsweb.org
www.hatchpubliclibrary.org
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10/13/2018
13
Refuge Week
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Necedah, WI
9 am - 4 pm
Free Event: Discover the history of Necedah. Family friendly activities everyday. For more information call 608.565.2551.
www.ws.gov/refuge/necedah
10 Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club
Food Enterprise Center, Viroqua, WI
5:30 pm
Be ready to learn some new tips and we'll celebrate your ideas. The meetings are free and no reservations are required. For more information contact Sue Noble at 608.638.8332 or Nora Roughen-Schmidt at nrschmidt@viroqua-wisconsin.com, 608.637.2575.
snoble@veda-wi.org
10 Sparta Farmer's Market
Mueller Square, Sparta, WI
3 pm - 6 pm
Fresh, locally grown produce, cut flowers, and hand made craft items.
spartawifarmersmarket@gmail.com
10 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
11 am - 6 pm
Wednesday's through October 31st. For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
10 Swiss Steak Supper and Bazaar
United Methodist Church, Livingston, WI
4:30 - 7 pm
Swiss steak full meal supper. Eat in or carry out. Bazaar features bake good and candy. For more information call 608.943.6606.
10 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, 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
10 Market on the Square
Monroe, WI
Wednesday afternoon & Saturday morning through October. For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
11 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
2 pm - 6 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
11 Play Pfeffer
VFW Post 2112, 121 Rusk Ave, Sparta, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
Pfeffer is a Midwestern American card game. In a standard four player game, it involves 24 cards, the Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, and 9 of each suit. Public welcome. For more information call 608.269.2278.
12 Story time
Hillsboro Library, 819 High Ave, Hillsboro, WI
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Children's Reading Program ages birth-preschool. For details call 608.489.2192.
www.wrlsweb.org/hillsboro
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10/14/2018
14
Arsenic & Old Lace
Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave, Monroe, WI
Performance - dark comedy with a man learning that his aunts are homicidal maniacs & insanity runs in his family. For more information call 608.325.1111.
www.monroetheatre.com
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10/13/2018
13
The Haunted Halls of Terror
St. Feriole Island, Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI
7:30 - 10:30 pm
Tour the frightening halls of this haunted house. For more information call 608.778.4283.
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10/13/2018
13
Fall Harvest Days
Northwoods Orchard, W7428 State Rd 82 West, Mauston, WI
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin picking patch, animal farm park, fur trade era blacksmithing, candle dipping, wool spinning & weaving, apple butter making demos, food & craft vendors. Most activities are free of charge. For more information call 608.847.4142 or check out facebook.com/Northwoods-Orchard-and-Farm-Market.
13 Market on the Square
Monroe, WI
Wednesday afternoon & Saturday morning through October. For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
13 Sparta Farmer's Market
Mueller Square, Sparta, WI
8 am - 12 pm
Fresh, locally grown produce, cut flowers, and hand made craft items.
spartawifarmersmarket@gmail.com
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10/14/2018
14
Gathering of Rogues & Ruffians
Wilhelm Tell Grounds, W5199 Hwy. W, New Glarus, WI
10 am - 5 pm
Renaissance Faire with singers, jugglers, crafters, merchants & re-enactors.
www.agatheringofroguesandruffians.com
13 Annual Outdoor Quilt Show
Maplewood Terrace, 612 Garfield, Viroqua, WI
Sponsored by Bethel Home and Services. For more information call 608.637.6358.
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10/14/2018
14
Leaf Art and Craft Festival
Triangle Park, McGregor, IA
10 am
We hope to see you here! Great art and craft vendors, great food and fun. We will have face painting for the kids or those who are kids at heart, music, balloon art and much more. The 40 plus artisans feature hand crafted items in their tents both indoors and outdoors. Grab a bite to eat at one of the food vendors and relax in enjoying the local talented musicians playing during the day! For more information contact the McGregor~Marquette Chamber of Commerce ~ 563.873.2186 or 800.896.0910.
www.mcgreg-marq.org
13 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
13 Hybrid Redneck Rally
Richland County Farigrounds, Richland Center, WI
Truck/tractor pull, ATV races, demolition derby, & other activities. For more information call 608.604.5068.
www.hybridredneck.com
13 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
6 am - 1 pm
For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
13 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
13 Hillsboro Farmers Market
Royal Bank Parking Lot, 731 Water Avenue, Hillsboro, WI
8 am - 2 pm
Buy fresh, buy local at Farmers Market every Saturday. Call 608.489.2521 for more details.
clerk@hillsborowi.com
13 Pumpkin Bash
Riverside Park, Mauston, WI
11 am - 5 pm
Pumpkin smashing contest. Trunk-or-Treat, chili cook-off, and more. For more information call 608.847.4142.
www.mauston.com/chamber
13 VFW Steak Feed
Benton, WI
4:30 pm - 7 pm
Held at VFW Hall.
13 Colors of Kendall Art Tour & Festival
Kendall, WI
8 am - 5 pm
Village of Kendall and surrounding countryside art tour, crafters, farmer's market, food, music & cultural events. For more information call 608.463.7124.
www.kendallwi.com
13 Fall Fest
Mueller Square, Sparta, WI
Craft and food vendors, entertainment, contests. For more information call 608.269.4123.
www.bikesparta.org
13 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, Mauston, WI
7 am
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
13 Annual Firemen's Dance
1080 8th Street, Fennimore, WI
7 am - 11 pm
For more information call 800.822-1131.
www.fennimore.com
14 8th Annual Port of Potosi
Potosi Brewery, Potosi, WI
9 am - 3 pm
Flea market and beer show. For more information call 608.642.0321 or 608.763.2042.
portofpotosi@gmail.com
www.potosibrewery.com
14 Zach Pietrini
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
Zach is this year's Spring Green Musician in Residence. A Chicago transplant, rooted in Milwaukee, Zach's 5th release, Holding Onto Ghosts, has continued to solidify his reputation as an Americana force. Lyrically looking at the things that haunt him, Pietrini says about the new record: "I wanted to offer an honest look into my life, and invite people into a safe place to look at theirs." Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
14 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
9 am - 1 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
16 Bingo Night
City Hall Community Room, New Lisbon, WI
5:30 pm
Refreshments will be for sale. BINGO will be held on the third Tuesday of every month. Bingo supplies, snacks and beverages available for purchase. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchamber@mwt.net
www.newlisbonchamber.com
16 Bingo Night
City Hall Community Room, New Lisbon, WI
5:30 pm
Refreshments will be for sale. BINGO will be held on the third Tuesday of every month. Bingo supplies, snacks and beverages available for purchase. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchamber@mwt.net
www.newlisbonchamber.com
16 Squeezebox Night
Turner Hall, 1217-17th Ave, Monroe, WI
6 pm
Accordion jam. For details call 608.325.3461.
www.turnerhallofmonroe.org
16 Lions Club Bingo
Community Hall, Cashton, WI
For more information call 608.654.7828.
17 Sparta Farmer's Market
Mueller Square, Sparta, WI
3 pm - 6 pm
Fresh, locally grown produce, cut flowers, and hand made craft items.
spartawifarmersmarket@gmail.com
17 Hidden Valleys Board Meeting
Richland County Courthouse, Richland Center, WI
11 am
Hidden Valleys of Southwestern Wisconsin, Inc. has been successfully promoting tourism, recreation and economic development for 40 years. Our regional tourism areas covers the nine counties of: Crawford, Green, Grant, Iowa, Juneau, Lafayette, Monroe, Richland, and Vernon. Meet with our board the 3rd Wednesday of every month at various locations throughout southwest Wisconsin. For more information, call 608.562.6450.
hv@mwt.net
www.HiddenValleys.com
17 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
11 am - 6 pm
Wednesday's through October 31st. For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
17 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, 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
17 Market on the Square
Monroe, WI
Wednesday afternoon & Saturday morning through October. For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
18 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
2 pm - 6 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
18 Play Pfeffer
VFW Post 2112, 121 Rusk Ave, Sparta, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
Pfeffer is a Midwestern American card game. In a standard four player game, it involves 24 cards, the Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, and 9 of each suit. Public welcome. For more information call 608.269.2278.
18 Senior Drop-In
Hillsboro Public Library, 819 High Avenue, Hillsboro, WI
6:30 pm
Interesting local authors/speakers. For more information call 608.489.2192.
www.wrlsweb.org/hillsboro
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10/20/2018
20
The Haunted Halls of Terror
St. Feriole Island, Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI
7:30 - 10:30 pm
Tour the frightening halls of this haunted house. For more information call 608.778.4283.
19 Shining Brow Awards: A Gala Event
Taliesin, Spring Green, WI
Please mark your calendars for this year's Shining Brow Awards: A Gala Event. We hope to see you there to celebrate the future of Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece, the Taliesin estate! Featuring Max Weinberg of The E Street Band, Luke Zahm of Driftless Cafe & Kyle Cherek host of Wisconsin Foodie.
events@taliesinpreservation.org
www.taliesinpreservation.org/shiningbrowawards
20 Market on the Square
Monroe, WI
Wednesday afternoon & Saturday morning through October. For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
20 Oktoberfest
St. Feriole Island Gardens, Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI
11 am - 5:30 pm
Celebrate German culture with authentic food, drink, music, games and more. For more information call 608.326.8602.
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10/21/2018
21
Oktoberfest
Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette, IA
10 am - 5 pm
We welcome you to food, fun & festivities at our 14th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Free wine tasting daily. Live music - both days from 1 pm - 4 pm. Open daily. For more information call 563.873.1905.
www.eagleslandingwinery.com
20 VFW Steak Fry
DeSoto Community Center, DeSoto, WI
4:30 - 8 pm
Hosted by VFW Post 8123. To order a meal call 608.648.2127.
20 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
20 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
6 am - 1 pm
For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
20 Acoustic River
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 pm - 4 pm
A group of musicians, Ned Hodgson, STS, and Mike Anstett, who play acoustic versions of songs from the 60's to the present, along with original songs. They blend finger style with rhythm and lead work on both 6 and 12 string acoustic guitars. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
20 Hillsboro Farmers Market
Royal Bank Parking Lot, 731 Water Avenue, Hillsboro, WI
8 am - 2 pm
Buy fresh, buy local at Farmers Market every Saturday. Call 608.489.2521 for more details.
clerk@hillsborowi.com
20 Grilled Steak Dinner
VFW Hall, Camp Douglas, WI
4 pm - 8 pm
Every third Saturday, hosted by Memorial VFW Post 10911 & Auxiliary. $10/plate. For more information call 608.427.3355.
vfw10911@yahoo.com
20 Argyle Outdoor Market
Argyle WI
8 am - Noon
Many Vendors. For details call 608.543.3113.
20 Bingo Night
Sparta Eagles Club, Hwy. 21, Sparta, WI
6 pm - 9 pm
4-H fundraiser: Bingo & Concessions & BBQ dinner plate. For more information call 608.269.8722.
20 Safe and Spooky Halloween
Stonefield Historic Site, 12195 Hwy VV, Cassville, WI
3 pm - 8 pm
Little ghosts & goblins enjoy an evening at Stonefield Village, which turns into a spooky & scary setting for young and old alike. The village is decorated by local organizations and treats are provided for the youngsters by Cassville businesses. For details call 608.725.5210.
www.stonefieldhistoricsite.org
20 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, Mauston, WI
7 am
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
21 Open House
Green County Humane Society, N3156 Hwy 81, Monroe, WI
For more information call 608.325.9600.
www.greencountyhumane.org
21 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
9 am - 1 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
24 Midday Masterworks Mini-Recital
United Methodist Church, 2227-4th St, Monroe, WI
12:15 pm
Featuring Deborah Krauss Smith, organist.
www.coldspringsroad.com/middaymasterworks
24 Midday Masterworks Mini-Recital
St Victor Church, 1760-14th St, Monroe, WI
5:15 pm
Featuring Deborah Krauss Smith, organist.
www.coldspringsroad.com/middaymasterworks
24 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
11 am - 6 pm
Wednesday's through October 31st. For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
24 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, 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
24 Witches and Wine
Darlington, WI
5 pm - 8:30 pm
Over 16 businesses have wine samples, holiday shopping savings and specials! Shop, drink, laugh and enjoy! For details call 608.776.3067.
25 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
2 pm - 6 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
25 Play Pfeffer
VFW Post 2112, 121 Rusk Ave, Sparta, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
Pfeffer is a Midwestern American card game. In a standard four player game, it involves 24 cards, the Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, and 9 of each suit. Public welcome. For more information call 608.269.2278.
25 Inventors & Entrepreneurs Event
Lynxx Telcom, 127 Hwy 12, Lower Level, Camp Douglas, WI
5:30 pm - 8 pm
Every last Thursday. Open to the public. Free presentation on starting a business/invention. For more information call 608.427.2070.
ie.club@juneaucounty.com
www.juneaucounty.com
25 Community Supper
Mauston High School, 800 Grayside Ave, Mauston, WI
5 pm - 6:30 pm
Every last Thursday. Complimentary meal open to all. For more information call 608.847.7924.
www.sharingsupper.org
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10/28/2018
28
Fall Swedish Dance & Music Weekend
Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI
Workshops in fiddle tunes and dance of central Sweden. Pre-registration required. For more information call 608.924.4000.
www.folklorevillage.org
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The Haunted Halls of Terror
St. Feriole Island, Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI
7:30 - 10:30 pm
Tour the frightening halls of this haunted house. For more information call 608.778.4283.
27 Fall/Holiday Craft & Vendor Show
Necedah HS, 1801 S Main St, Necedah, WI
9 am - 2 pm
For more information call 608.565.2256 ext 101.
chansen@necedahschools.org
www.necedahschools.org
27 UFO Day
Belleville, WI
Food stands, music, color run, parade, glow-n-bowl. For ore information call 608.636.0292 or check us out on facebook.com/ufodays.
www.belleville-wi.com
27 Fall Bazaar
Skogdalen Lutheran Church,Oakdale & County P, Westby, WI
10 am - 1 pm
Church ladies craft and bake sale. Lunch available. For details call 608.634.4871.
27 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
27 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
6 am - 1 pm
For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
27 Bob Dries
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 pm - 4 pm
Bob is 1/3 of Lost Conversation. He lives in Iowa County, Wisconsin. As many of you know, Iowa County is a GUILT FREE zone and like the rest of us, Bob takes full advantage of this privileged status. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
27 Hillsboro Farmers Market
Royal Bank Parking Lot, 731 Water Avenue, Hillsboro, WI
8 am - 2 pm
Buy fresh, buy local at Farmers Market every Saturday. Call 608.489.2521 for more details.
clerk@hillsborowi.com
27 Kickapoo Coffee's Coffee Tasting & Roastery Tour
Food Enterprise Center, 1201 North Main St, Viroqua, WI
10 am - 12 pm
Interested in learning more about what Kickapoo Coffee does and why they do it? Thirsty to try more of their coffees? Just looking to expand your general coffee knowledge? Kickapoo Coffee holds a monthly cupping on the last Saturday of every month at their roaster (parking in back). This tour of their facilities and coffee tasting is free and open to the public. Call 608.637.2022 with any questions you might have.
info@kickapoocoffee.com
www.kickapoocoffee.com
27 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, Mauston, WI
7 am
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. Contact Mauston Chamber of Commerce 608.847.4142 for more information.
www.mauston.com/Chamber
28 Artifact Show
Monticello Schools , 334 S Main, Monticello, WI
8 am - 2 pm
Native American Indian & Pre-Columbian Artifacts with dealers & displays. For more information call 608.329.4781.
www.monticello-wi.com
28 STS Andrew Thomas Fall Festival
STS Andrew Thomas School, 100 Hwy 35 & 61, Potosi, WI
11 am - 4 pm
Dinner, games, silent auction and country store. For more information call 608.763.2671 or 608.763.2120.
28 Chicken Shoot
Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Argyle, WI
9 am - 4 pm
For details call 608.543.3986
28 Farmers Market
Heritage Park, Hwy 12 & 16, New Lisbon, WI
9 am - 1 pm
Fresh produce, delicious edibles, arts & crafts. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
30 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.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.NewLisbonChamber.com
31 Trunk or Treat & Halloween Parade
Monroe, WI
For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
31 The Haunted Halls of Terror
St. Feriole Island, Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI
7:30 - 10:30 pm
Tour the frightening halls of this haunted house. For more information call 608.778.4283.
31 Read to Rover
Hatch Public Library, 111 West State St, Mauston, WI
4:30 pm - 6 pm
Pre-registration is required to read to a certified therapy dog. For more information call 608.847.4544.
maustonpl@wrlsweb.org
www.hatchpubliclibrary.org
31 Tomah Farmers Market
Gillett Park, E. Holton Street, Tomah, WI
11 am - 6 pm
Wednesday's through October 31st. For details call 608.372.2166.
info@tomahwisconsin.com
www.tomahwisconsin.com/tomah-farmers-market
31 Kids Halloween Skating Party
Ontario Community Hall, Ontario, WI
6 - 8 pm
Skates provided. For ore information call 608.337.4393 or check out Facebook:Ontario Community Club.
31 Community Supper
United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 125 Royall Ave, Elroy, WI
4:30 pm - 6 pm
Complimentary meal open to all. Every last Wednesday. For more information call 608.462.5953.
www.elroywi.com
31 Trick or Treat
Mauston, WI
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Contact the Chamber for details at 608.847.4142.
www.mauston.com/chamber
31 Trick or Treat
New Lisbon, WI
4 pm - 6 pm
Contact City Hall for details at 608.562.5213.
www.newlisbon.net
31 Farmers Market
Courthouse Lawn, 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
31 Halloween Costume Contest
Belmont Elementary School Gym, Belmont, WI
7 pm
Prizes awarded. Sponsored by the Belmont Lions Club. For more information call 608.732.5254.
belmontlions53510@gamail.com
www.belmontwi.com



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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