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6/20/2018
Hidden Valleys Board Meeting
Hidden Valleys of Southwestern Wisconsin, Inc. has been successfully promoting tourism, recreation a... (more info)

6/20/2018
Night Market
The Viroqua Night Market is the perfect community celebration. A place for produce vendors, artists,... (more info)

6/20/2018
Wednesday Night Open Shoots
For details call 608.543.3986.... (more info)

6/20/2018
Eckstein Memorial Library Summer Program
Summer program. For details call 608.725.5838.... (more info)

6/20/2018
Concert in the Park
Free live music every Wednesday through the summer. Concessions served. For more information call 60... (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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Monroe Arts Center, 1315-11th St, Monroe, WI
Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am -5 pm. Photography exhibit by Steven Agard. For more information call 608.325.5700.
www.monroeartscenter.com
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3/30/2018
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Gallery Exhibit
Monroe Clinic Hospital, Monroe, WI
Presented by Monroe Arts Center. There's More To Art Than Meets the Eye. For more information call 608.325.5700.
www.monroeartscenter.com
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3/30/2018
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Seasons of the Sugar River
Monroe Arts Center, 1315-11th St, Monroe, WI
Gallery hours Tues-Sat 10 am - 5 pm
Mixed media-juried show featuring the Nature of Water on the Lower Sugar River Watershed. For more information call 608.325.5700.
www.monroeartscenter.com
1 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
1 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. March's 1st Thursday opening will feature two new artist-members, Nicholas and Kindred WazeeGale of Viola. The work of these two artists is a reflection of how they live, in connection with the natural world within the circle of the seasons. Working with native woods, bark, deerskin and beads, Kindred and Nicholas create clothing and accessories plus articles for the home such as birch bark boxes, and hand-carved bowls and spoons. 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
2 Hillsboro Firemen Fish Fry
Hillsboro Community Center, 203 Mill Street, Hillsboro, WI
5 pm - 8pm
Fish fry & chicken fundraiser. For more information call 608.489.3856.
www.hillsborofire.info
2 Cassville Conservation Club Fish Fry
Conservation Club, 10310 Cadwell Rd, Cassville, WI
Deep fried fish, french fries, green beans, salad, rolls, & dessert. For more information call John Reding 608.725.5017.
3 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
3 Bald Eagle Day
Ferryville Village Hall, Ferryville, WI
10 am - 3 pm
Free. Two superb live eagle and raptor programs, student eagle art and projects, crafts & eagle nest building for children, hooting contest, and refreshments. For more information call 608.734.9077.
www.visitferryville.com
3 Family & Kids Series
Monroe Arts Center, 1315-11th St, Monroe, WI
10 am
Featuring David Landau. For more information call 608.325.5700.
www.monroeartscenter.com
3 Monroe City Band
Turner Hall, 1217-17th Ave, Monroe, WI
7 pm
Annual stage band concert. For details call 608.325.3461.
www.turnerhallofmonroe.org
3 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
3 Taste of Fennimore
Cottonwood Supper Club, Fennimore, WI
1 - 5 pm
For more information call 800.822.3599.
www.fennimore.com
3 Historical Society Spring Craft Show
Sparta High School, Sparta, WI
9 am - 4 pm
300 craft vendors. For more information call 608.269.3233.
www.monroecountyhistory.org/MCHS.php
3 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
3 Open Skate
Sparta Ice Rink, Sparta, WI
5:30 - 7 pm
Come skate with us!!! Ice skating is a fun activity for the whole family along with added benefits of exercise. The rink is open to the public for open skates through the winter. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced skater you will enjoy skating to music at the rink. Skates available but sizes are not guaranteed. Bike helmets are recommended for young skaters. Concessions available. Price is $5.00 and includes skates! For more information call 608.269.3873.
contact@spartayouthhockey.com
www.spartayouthhockey.com
3 Guided Snowshoe
Justin Trails Resort, 7452 Kathryn Avenue, Sparta, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
If you can walk, you can snowshoe. No experience is necessary for this sport. All you need is a pair of snowshoes (we rent snowshoes $5), warm clothes, sturdy boots and a sense of adventure! ~ Cost to use Snowshoe Trails $5. ~ We rent snowshoes $5. ~ Meet at 1 pm to get your snowshoes. ~ 1:30 go on guided snowshoe adventure. We'll go where the trails take us. Our land is hilly with 300 feet of elevation change if we hike to The Rock. Otherwise trails meander through meadows, valleys, woodlands and hills if we choose them. We'll decide as a group where we are headed. We will also rest often. It's a fun adventure! Hot Chocolate, candy bars, chips, water available for $1.
www.justintrails.com/wisconsin-getaway
3 Wine Tasting and Music
The Cotter Pin, 20671 Hwy 27, Sparta, WI
5:30 pm - 1 am
Wine Tasting with John from Phillips distributing starting at 5:30 p.m. Music by the Merryweathers starting at 7:30 pm. Come join us for a great night! For more information call 608.487.8118.
www.facebook.com/thecotterpinllc
3 Population 485
Historic Temple Theatre , 116 Main St, Viroqua, WI
7 pm
This dramatic and hilarious live performance of Michael Perry's bestselling book Population 485 goes on scene and behind the scenes of a small town fire department when a former resident returns as a green rookie. Characters and audience travel together through history and humor, to a place where neighborliness is a necessity -- especially when hope and heartbreak collide. Featuring Michael Perry with music by S. Carey of Bon Iver. Tickets $25 available on line. For more information call 608.606.2340.
www.historictempletheatre.com
3 Paul Bentzen Day AND Bluegrass Jam
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
11 - 5 pm
Join us for our 24th Annual Paul Bentzen Day as we celebrate the 73rd birthday of this well-known musician, actor, humorist and culinary artist. Have a bowl of his amazing Jambalaya (served from 11 am until it's gone), listen to (or participate in) a special Bluegrass Jam from 1 to 5 pm and have a piece of birthday cake, or sign his card. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
4 Vets Honor Roll Annual Dance
White House, Richland Center, WI
1 - 6 pm
Help support the Veteran's Memorial! Benefit dance with door prizes, raffles, & 50/50 drawing. For details call 608.604.9919 or check out facebook.com/RCVetMemorial.
4 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
6 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
6 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
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2/6/2018
February 6
Date Night
The Cotter Pin, 20671 Hwy 27, Sparta, WI
5 pm - 8 pm
Join us every Tuesday night for our new "Date Night"! Bring your honey, best friend, or a new date. Enjoy our new appetizers, two drinks of your choice: including wines, sangrias, craft beer, or mixed drinks. And to top it off - dessert! $30. For more information call 608.487.8118.
www.facebook.com/thecotterpinllc
7 Bingo at the VFW
VFW Post 2112, 121 Rusk Ave, Sparta, WI
4 pm - 6 pm
Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. For more information call 608.269.2278.
8 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
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3/11/2018
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You Can't Take It With You
Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave, Monroe, WI
Stage performance. For more information call 608.325.1111.
www.monroetheatre.com
9 Story time ages birth-preschool
Hillsboro Public Library, 819 High Avenue, Hillsboro, WI
10:30 am - 11:15 am
For more information call 608.489.2192.
www.wrlsweb.org/hillsboro
10 Celtic Pub Crawl
Monroe, WI
Irish entertainment & beer. $35 per person before March 1st.
www.celticcrawl.com
10 Kalberwurst Dinner
New Glarus Fire Dept, 218-4th Ave, New Glarus, WI
5:30 - 9:30 pm
Kalberwurst, Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green beans & more. For more information call 608.527.5300.
www.newglarusfd.com
10 Lions' Auction
Community Center, 219 S. Railroad St. Kendall, WI
6 pm
Auction fundraiser. For details call 608.463.7124.
10 VFW Steak Feed
Benton, WI
4:30 pm - 7 pm
Held at VFW Hall.
10 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
10 Guided Snowshoe
Justin Trails Resort, 7452 Kathryn Avenue, Sparta, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
If you can walk, you can snowshoe. No experience is necessary for this sport. All you need is a pair of snowshoes (we rent snowshoes $5), warm clothes, sturdy boots and a sense of adventure! ~ Cost to use Snowshoe Trails $5. ~ We rent snowshoes $5. ~ Meet at 1 pm to get your snowshoes. ~ 1:30 go on guided snowshoe adventure. We'll go where the trails take us. Our land is hilly with 300 feet of elevation change if we hike to The Rock. Otherwise trails meander through meadows, valleys, woodlands and hills if we choose them. We'll decide as a group where we are headed. We will also rest often. It's a fun adventure! Hot Chocolate, candy bars, chips, water available for $1.
www.justintrails.com/wisconsin-getaway
10 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
11 Farm Toy Show
Monroe High School, 1600-26th St, Monroe, WI
9 am - 3 pm
Sponsored by FFA & FFA Alumni. For details call 608.214.4817.
11 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
11 Country Jam Benefit
Century Hall, Wauzeka, WI
11 am - 4 pm
Four performing bands, auction, dance floor, and food.
13 Date Night
The Cotter Pin, 20671 Hwy 27, Sparta, WI
5 pm - 8 pm
Join us every Tuesday night for our new "Date Night"! Bring your honey, best friend, or a new date. Enjoy our new appetizers, two drinks of your choice: including wines, sangrias, craft beer, or mixed drinks. And to top it off - dessert! $30. For more information call 608.487.8118.
www.facebook.com/thecotterpinllc
14 Bingo at the VFW
VFW Post 2112, 121 Rusk Ave, Sparta, WI
4 pm - 6 pm
Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. For more information call 608.269.2278.
15 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
15 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
15 Rhythm & Brews St. Patrick's Edition
Club Oasis, Sparta, WI
7 pm - 11 pm
Lots of giveaways. Live acoustic open mic hosted by Stacy Hanson. For more information call 608.269.2644.
15 Junior Duck Stamp Entries Due
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Necedah, WI
4 pm
Free to enter. Pick up materials at Visitor Center or online. For more information call 608.565.2551.
www.fws.gov/refuge/necedah
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3/18/2018
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You Can't Take It With You
Monroe Theatre Guild, 910-16th Ave, Monroe, WI
Stage performance. For more information call 608.325.1111.
www.monroetheatre.com
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3/18/2018
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Spring Swedish Dance & Music Weekend
Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI
Friday evening through Sunday noon. Special guests from Sweden teaching music and dance of Föllinge and Jämtland. Pre-registration required. For more information call 608.924.4000.
www.folklorevillage.org
16 Cassville Conservation Club Fish Fry
Conservation Club, 10310 Cadwell Rd, Cassville, WI
Deep fried fish, french fries, green beans, salad, rolls, & dessert. For more information call John Reding 608.725.5017.
16 S. Carey + The Pines
Historic Temple Theatre , 116 Main St, Viroqua, WI
7 pm
Join S. Carey (of Bon Iver) and The Pines for an evening of music to cure your cabin fever. Tickets $20 available on line. For more information call 608.606.2340.
www.historictempletheatre.com
16 The Story of Food Waste
The Ark, 401 E Jefferson St, Viroqua, WI
7 pm
Wasted! The Story of Food Waste aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle and eat food. Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura and Danny Bowien, audiences will see how the world's most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system. WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and how it's directly contributing to climate change and shows us how each of us can make small changes - all of them delicious - to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century. Hosted by Viroqua Food Co-op. Want to know more call 608.637.7824?
calendar@artarkviroqua.org
www.ncbaclusa100.coop/visionaries-documentary
16 Bake Sale
Richland County Bank, Richland Center, WI
9 am - 1 pm
Ethnic and traditional baked food, Kolachy, Irish soda bread. For more information call 608.647.6453.
17 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
17 St Patrick's Day Parade
Monroe, WI
5:17 pm
For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
17 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.
17 Port of Potosi Annual Breweriana Collectors Show
STS Andrew Thomas School, Potosi, WI
9 am - 3 pm
Buy, sell and trade old beer and Brewery items. For details call 608.642.0321 or 608.763.2042.
portofpotosi@gmail.com
17 Shamrock Shuffle
Hoffman Hall, 1600 S Wacouta Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI
7 am
5K, 3.1 mile fun run/walk. For more information call 608.326.7207.
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3/18/2018
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Leaping Leprechauns
Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette, IA
10 am - 5 pm
Come sample a Wine-A-Rita and pick up a shamrock for discounts up to 50% off. Sample warmed Mulled Award Winning Wine. Open daily. For more information call 563.873.1905.
www.eagleslandingwinery.com
17 Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien, WI
10 am
Come enjoy the celebration of the green, parade with festivities to follow at many local businesses. For more information call 800.732.1673.
www.prairieduchien.org
17 Indoor Market on the Square
Masonic Temple, 1613 1/2 - 10th St., Monroe, WI
9 am - 2 pm
Farmer's Market sponsored by Main Street Monroe. For more information call 608.328.4023.
www.mainstreetmonroe.org
17 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.
17 St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef & Cabbage Lunch
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
11 am - 4 pm
Music by Wrannock. We will serve a corned beef lunch with all the fixings starting at 11 am. Then join us as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Wrannock, the family trio of Mike, Lisa and Angus Mossman. Hailing from Co. Sauk, WI, they play traditional Celtic music on whistles, guitar, cittern, tenor banjo, mandolin, and bodhran, along with vocals, instrumentals, and stories about their music and their wanderings. They will perform in the cafe from 2 to 4 pm. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
17 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
17 Guided Snowshoe
Justin Trails Resort, 7452 Kathryn Avenue, Sparta, WI
1 pm - 3 pm
If you can walk, you can snowshoe. No experience is necessary for this sport. All you need is a pair of snowshoes (we rent snowshoes $5), warm clothes, sturdy boots and a sense of adventure! ~ Cost to use Snowshoe Trails $5. ~ We rent snowshoes $5. ~ Meet at 1 pm to get your snowshoes. ~ 1:30 go on guided snowshoe adventure. We'll go where the trails take us. Our land is hilly with 300 feet of elevation change if we hike to The Rock. Otherwise trails meander through meadows, valleys, woodlands and hills if we choose them. We'll decide as a group where we are headed. We will also rest often. It's a fun adventure! Hot Chocolate, candy bars, chips, water available for $1.
www.justintrails.com/wisconsin-getaway
17 B&E's Trees Open House
3904 Rognstad Ridge Rd, Cashton, WI
1 - 5 pm
Bree and Eric of B&E's Trees invite you to come join them at their maple farm to learn how maple syrup is made and take a tour of their woods. Samples of freshly made syrup and their bourbon barrel aged maple syrup will be provided. Syrup will be available for sale. Games, food, drinks, and a fire pit will help chase away the winter blues! For more information call 608.799.9380.
www.bandestrees.com
17 St. Patty's Day Party
Tangled Hickory, 120 S. Main St, Viroqua, WI
5 pm
Corned beef and cabbage dinners $10, available 5 pm until sold out. Carryout available. Drink deals all night. Shamrocktinis $5, Big Gingers $5 and more! Medicine Brothers LIVE 7:30-11 pm. FREE swag giveaways. Want to know more? Call 608.637.3031.
www.tangledhickory.com
18 ABC Dinner Series: The Teacher
Driftless Cafe, 118 West Court St, Viroqua, WI
6 pm
Join the Driftless Cafe for their next ABC dinner. They are honored and humbled to welcome Chef Patrick O'Halloran of the legendary Lombardino's Italian Restaurant from Madison, WI. Many chefs start their career in storied kitchens. Luke's career started under Chef O'Halloran's guidance and he has served as a culinary beacon for the Driftless Cafe since its current inception. This is truly a dinner that exemplifies the "teacher" and the "student" arc of a professional cooking career! Please call the Cafe to reserve your seat today. 608.637.7778.
18 St. Patrick's Day Carnival
Queen of the Apostles, Tomah, WI
10:30 am - 2 pm
Games for all ages, silent auction, raffles, and prizes.
18 Meat Raffle
Sparta American Legion, Sparta, WI
1 pm - 4 pm
American Legion Riders District 7 meat raffle. For details call 608.269.4411.
18 The Basement Band
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
1 - 3 pm
The Basement Band is Michael Connors, Tim Dement, Bill Scott, Ron Poast and Bill Ronne who 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. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
20 Squeezebox Night
Turner Hall, 1217-17th Ave, Monroe, WI
6 pm
Accordion jam. For details call 608.325.3461.
www.turnerhallofmonroe.org
20 National Ag Day
Agricultural Museum at Stonefield Historic Site, Cassville, WI
10 am - 2 pm
Discover Wisconsin's contributions to agribusiness beyond dairy. Admission fee charged. For more information call 608.725.5210.
www.stonefieldhistoricsite.org
20 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
20 Lions Club Bingo
Community Hall, Cashton, WI
For more information call 608.654.7828.
20 Easter Egg Hunt
Riverside Park, West Shelter, Mauston, WI
2:30 pm
Children ages 0 - 8. Rain, shine or snow. Bring your camera and baskets. Meet the Easter Bunny. For more information call 608.847.4142.
www.mauston.com/chamber
20 Date Night
The Cotter Pin, 20671 Hwy 27, Sparta, WI
5 pm - 8 pm
Join us every Tuesday night for our new "Date Night"! Bring your honey, best friend, or a new date. Enjoy our new appetizers, two drinks of your choice: including wines, sangrias, craft beer, or mixed drinks. And to top it off - dessert! $30. For more information call 608.487.8118.
www.facebook.com/thecotterpinllc
20 Meat Raffle and Social Hour
Legion Hall, Camp Douglas, WI
5 - 7 pm
Public welcome.
21 Bingo at the VFW
VFW Post 2112, 121 Rusk Ave, Sparta, WI
4 pm - 6 pm
Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. For more information call 608.269.2278.
22 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
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3/25/2018
25
Hockey Tournament
SLICE Arena, 1632 4th Ave W, Monroe, WI
For more information call 608.325.7645.
www.monroeyouthhockey.com
23 Story time ages birth-preschool
Hillsboro Public Library, 819 High Avenue, Hillsboro, WI
10:30 am - 11:15 am
For more information call 608.489.2192.
www.wrlsweb.org/hillsboro
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3/25/2018
25
Cajun Music & Dance Weekend
Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI
In-depth instruction by tradition-bearers Paul Daigle on accordion, Jason Frey on fiddle, and more. Pre-registration required. For more information call 608.924.4000.
www.folklorevillage.org
23 St. Charles Fish Fry
St. Charles Gym, 521 E Dewey St, Cassville, WI
5 - 8 pm
Baked & deep fried fish, potato salad & all the trimmings served. For more information call Cheryl Junk 608.725.5173.
23 Taste of Art & Wine
Whitetail Ridge Ski Area, Fort McCoy, WI
Local artists will be exhibiting a variety of work including paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, and glassworks. For more information call 608.388.3200.
www.mccoy.armymwr.com/us/mccoy
24 Swiss Movie Night
Turner Hall, 1217-17th Ave, Monroe, WI
7:30 pm
Swiss movie with English subtitles. For more information call 608.325.3461.
www.turnerhallofmonroe.org
24 Fish Fry
Sports Page, Belmont, WI
5 pm - 8 pm
Sponsored by the American Legion & Belmont Sportsmen's Club. For more information call 608.762.5305.
www.belmontwi.com
24 Cassville Cub Scouts Easter Egg Hunt
Cassville HS Gym, 715 East Amelia St, Cassville, WI
Come see the Easter Bunny and have an Easter Egg hunt in a gymnasium filled with shredded Easter grass. For more information call Erica Maahs 608.725.5627.
24 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Belmont Elementary School Gym, Belmont, WI
9 am - 11 am
Crafts, games, prizes and serving donuts and juices. Sponsored by the Belmont Lions Club. For more information call 608.762.5580 or 608.762.5320.
belmontlions53510@gmail.com
www.belmontwi.com
24 Nancy Rost
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 pm - 4 pm
Referred to as "the love child of Tom Lehrer and Tom Waits," her distinctive songs combine a jazz influenced piano style with lyrics that are quirky, witty and heartfelt-often all at once. An award winner in multiple genres (pop/rock, folk, jazz and comedy), she is known for her adventurous performances. Come and listen! Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
24 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
24 Winston Churchill: The Blitz
Historic Temple Theatre , 116 Main St, Viroqua, WI
7 pm
Performance artist and Churchill scholar Randy Otto (alumnus of the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre) has honed the concept of a one-man show into this performance, sure to entertain and electrify. Randy Otto is Winston Churchill. "I have heard many people attempt to play the role of my great-grandfather, but without hesitation, Randy Otto takes the role to a whole new level. Randy does not attempt to be Winston Churchill, Randy Otto IS Winston Churchill." -- Johnathan Sandys, Great-Grandson of Sir Winston Churchill. Tickets $20 - available on line. For more information call 608.606.2340.
www.historictempletheatre.com
24 Spring Planting Workshop
Deep Rooted, E8975 E. Ridge Road, Westby, WI
1 pm
During their Planting Workshop you will be able to design and plant your own hanging basket(s) and/or ground planter(s). Bring your own or choose from the many selections of hanging baskets and planters they will have on hand. You will receive a tour of the flower greenhouse, flower descriptions and growing information on various flower varieties. After touring the greenhouse it is time to get your hands dirty! This is your chance to be the first to select flowers before the greenhouse opens for the season. Leave your planted items with them and they will care for it until the weather permits. Snacks and refreshments will be served. $25.00 + materials. Class space is limited and is on a first come first serve basis. Deposit is required to reserve your space. All material costs will be taken care of the day of the workshop. Reserve your space today by email or calling 608.386.6177.
info@deeprootedgreenhouses.com
www.deeprootedorganics.com
25 Chicken Shoot
Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Argyle, WI
9 am - 4 pm
For more information call 608.543.3986.
27 Community Supper
New Lisbon Community Center, New Lisbon, WI
4:30 pm - 6 pm
Complimentary meal open to all. Typically every last Tuesday. For more information call 608.562.3555.
nlchambr@mwt.net
www.newlisbonchamber.com
27 Date Night
The Cotter Pin, 20671 Hwy 27, Sparta, WI
5 pm - 8 pm
Join us every Tuesday night for our new "Date Night"! Bring your honey, best friend, or a new date. Enjoy our new appetizers, two drinks of your choice: including wines, sangrias, craft beer, or mixed drinks. And to top it off - dessert! $30. For more information call 608.487.8118.
www.facebook.com/thecotterpinllc
28 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
28 Bingo at the VFW
VFW Post 2112, 121 Rusk Ave, Sparta, WI
4 pm - 6 pm
Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. For more information call 608.269.2278.
28 Celtic Beat: Celtic-Gaelic Fest
Historic Temple Theatre , 116 Main St, Viroqua, WI
7 pm
Join the Viroqua Area Rotary Club for an evening of Celtic and Gaelic entertainment. Enjoy an evening filled with music, song, and the glorious sound of the La Crosse & District Pipes & Drums under the direction of Viroqua's own Pipe Major Doug Weidenbach. Tickets $20 are available at MacHelp, The VCMS Visitors Center and from Rotarians. For more information call 608.606.2340.
www.historictempletheatre.com
29 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.
29 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
29 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
29 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
30 Wisconsin Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Hwy 21, Necedah, WI
9 am - 4 pm
Free Event. Meet at the Visitor Center. Refreshments by Friends of Necedah. For details call 608.565.2551.
www.fws.gov/refuge/necedah
30 Cassville Conservation Club Fish Fry
Conservation Club, 10310 Cadwell Rd, Cassville, WI
Deep fried fish, french fries, green beans, salad, rolls, & dessert. For more information call John Reding 608.725.5017.
30 Hillsboro Firemen Fish Fry
Hillsboro Community Center, 203 Mill Street, Hillsboro, WI
5 pm - 8pm
Fish fry & chicken fundraiser. For more information call 608.489.3856.
www.hillsborofire.info
31 Elixir
Spring Green General Store, 137 S Albany St, Spring Green, WI
2 - 4 pm
Elixir is a two-piece musical group formed by Vicki Terpstra and Don McDougal. The music that they play can be as hard to nail down as the instruments they choose to play. Keyboard, violin, guitar, mandolin, hand percussion and more are all possibilities as they play everything from Classical to Bluegrass, New Age to Blues, Country to Celtic, Swing to Rock-N-Roll music. But at the heart of whatever they play is improvisation and experimental music as they blend notes and sounds, explore new rhythms and move through a gamut of dynamics to create something new each and every time they perform. Call for more information 608.588.7070.
www.SpringGreenGeneralStore.com
31 Easter Egg Hunt
Ontario Community Hall, Ontario,WI
9:30 am
Children's egg hunt. For details call 608.489.3336 or check out Facebook: Ontario Community Club.
31 40th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Veterans Memorial Hall, Hwy 21, Necedah, WI
10 am
Children Grade 3 and younger can hunt for Easter Eggs, play games, visit with the Bunny & win prizes. For more information call 608.565.2261 or check out Discover Necedah on FB.
31 Easter Egg Hunt
N8242 6th Ave, New Lisbon, WI
10 am
For more information call 608.427.6768.
31 Sparta FFA Easter Egg Hunt
Theisen's, 3000 S. Black River St, Sparta, WI
9 am - 1 pm
Groups will start every half hour. Coloring will be available while you wait. Trade in your eggs for candy. Donations requested. For more information 608.269.2087.
efollendorf@spartan.org
www.theisens.com/theisens-of-sparta
31 Antique Toy Show
Recreation Park, 1625 Butts Ave, Tomah, WI
9 am - 3 pm
Head down to Tomah's Fair Grounds for scale replicas of farm toys, trucks, cars, and antique replicas of combines, threshers, and anything farm related from the past to present! Adults $2. Ages 13-17 only $1. 12 & under FREE.
31 Easter Egg Hunt
Nelson Park, Camp Douglas, WI
10:30 am
Bring your own basket. For more information call 608.343.0588.
www.campdouglaswi.com
31 Spring Storytime
Sparta Free Library,124 W. Main St, Sparta, WI
10:30 - 11 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytime is designed for young children and their caregivers.
www.spartalibrary.org
31 Spring Planting Workshop
Deep Rooted, E8975 E. Ridge Road, Westby, WI
1 pm
During their Planting Workshop you will be able to design and plant your own hanging basket(s) and/or ground planter(s). Bring your own or choose from the many selections of hanging baskets and planters they will have on hand. You will receive a tour of the flower greenhouse, flower descriptions and growing information on various flower varieties. After touring the greenhouse it is time to get your hands dirty! This is your chance to be the first to select flowers before the greenhouse opens for the season. Leave your planted items with them and they will care for it until the weather permits. Snacks and refreshments will be served. $25.00 + materials. Class space is limited and is on a first come first serve basis. Deposit is required to reserve your space. All material costs will be taken care of the day of the workshop. Reserve your space today by email or calling 608.386.6177.
info@deeprootedgreenhouses.com
www.deeprootedorganics.com
31 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



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