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Friday, November 16

The 40 et 8 is looking for volunteers to help set up, clean and wrap potatoes for the annual 40 et 8 steak feed that will take place on Saturday, November 17th. Those interested in in volunteering should be at the Richland Center American Legion on Friday, November 16th at 1:00 PM.

Applications for the 2018 Smiles For A Child holiday program will be available from now at the front desk of Richland County Health and Human Services. Applications will be available first come first served. There will be a limit of 260 children who will be served this year. The distribution will take place on Saturday, December 8th.

Calendar raffle tickets to support a new aquatic center for Richland Center are available at Added Touch Floral and Gifts, The Diner, Kelly's Coffee House. Walsh's Ace, Wertz Floor and Home, Wallace Cooper and Elliott Insurance and Badgerland Flooring. Tickets are $10 each. Two winners will be announced every day in December.

The Salvation Army is looking for bell ringers for this year. The first day available for this year's schedule will be on Friday, November 23rd. To schedule a time to ring or to find out what times are available call Jay B. Mueller at 647-3169.

Saturday, November 17

The Clyde Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, November 17th from 8:00-2:00 at the Clyde Community Center. Donuts and a light lunch will be available for purchase and there will be free coffee all day.

Nascar Fans United Walk with GRACE team will host a craft fair on Saturday, November 17th, at the Richland Middle School from 9:00-3:00. For more information call 608-293-1342. There will also be hot turkey sandwiches and BBQ available.

The Richland Center High School volleyball program's Holiday Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 17th, at the Richland Center High School from 9:00-3:00. There will also be cinnamon rolls and other food available. All proceeds will go to the volleyball program. For more information call Laura Selgeby at 647-6131.

The Richland Rotary Believe in the Magic Holiday Craft Fair will be held at the Richland Center Community Center on Saturday, November 17th from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Santa will be at the event  at noon and music will be provided by Brian Moore. The Rotary Club will have pies for sale.

A wreath sale to benefit Sauk County Special Olympics will be held Saturday, November 17, from 9:00 to 4:00 in Cazenovia. Just follow the signs. All sorts of wreaths will be available, from table toppers to door hangers.

The 40 et 8 Deer Hunters steak feed will be held on Saturday, November 17th at the Richland Center American Legion. Serving will run from 4:30-8:30 PM or until sold out. Cost for a meal is $12. Proceeds from the event will go to maintenance and upkeep of the 40 et 8 locomotive. 40 et 8 members or volunteers making desserts for the annual steak feed are asked to deliver the treats on Saturday, November 17th by 4:00 PM to the Richland Center American Legion.

St. Patrick's Church, Loreto will hold its harvest supper on Saturday, November 17th from 4:00-7:00 PM at the church. The meal will include a turkey dinner with all the trimmings.

The Holy Angels Parish will hold a harvest supper and raffle at St. Patrick's Church, Loreto on Saturday, November 17th from 4:00-7:00 PM. Carry outs will be available and the raffle drawing will be held at 7:00 PM. Cost for a meal is $12 for adults, kids age 6-12 are $6 and children 5 and under are free.

Bloom City United Methodist Church will hold its harvest supper on Saturday, November 17th, from 4:30-8:00 PM at the church. Cost for adults is $9, children age 6-12 are $5 and free for kids 5 and under. Carryouts will be available.

The Richland Center Knights of Columbus will hold a special Customer Appreciation Bingo on Saturday, November 17th at 7:30 PM at the Richland Center Community Center. There will be door prizes and other goodies at the event. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Sunday, November 18

The Richland Concert Association will host saxophonist Otis Murphy Sunday, November 18th at 2:00 PM at the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Tickets will be available at the door. Single tickets are $15 for adults; students under 18 are admitted free with a paying adult. UW Platteville-Richland students are admitted free with ID. 

Monday, November 19

The Richland School District will present a no cost "Pro Kids Show" on Monday, November 19th, at the Richland Center High School Auditorium at 6:00 PM for all students and their families. The show will include a presentation on the importance of honesty, respect, cooperation, and responsibility through magic, music, and comedy.

Community Players of Southwest Wisconsin will host a general meeting Monday, November 19, at 6:30 PM at the City Auditorium. The purpose is to discuss various items including possible choices for the summer production. All interested are invited to attend. News about the winter production "Christmas in the Land of Oz" will also be shared.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Richland Center will serve a free community Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, November 22nd from 11:00-2:00. Deliveries for shut-ins and others will be available within a two mile radius of Richland Center. For more information or to have a meal delivered call 647-3000. The deadline to order a meal for delivery is Wednesday, November 21st at 12:00 PM. A freewill offering will be taken.

Tuesday, November 20

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Tuesday, November 20th in Boscobel at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 11:30 AM.

A Red Cross blood drive will be held in Muscoda on Tuesday, November 20th from 12:00-6:00 PM at the Kratochwill building. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-733-2767. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

A free legal clinic will be held on Tuesday, November 20th at the Richland County Courthouse from 4:00-6:00 PM.

The Muscoda Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting on Tuesday, November 20th at 6:30 PM at the Sportsmen's Lounge and Supper Club.

Wednesday, November 21

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 21st from 11:30-5:30 at the Richland Center Community Center. A lunch will be provided by local businesses. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

The Richland Hospital will offer a breastfeeding class on Wednesdays, November 21st and 28th at the hospital from  6:00-9:00 PM both nights. For more information call the birth center at 647-6321.

The 2018 Rotary Lights in the Park will begin it's season on Wednesday, November 21st at Krouskop Park. The display will be open from 6:00-9:00 PM every night through December 31st. A time for people to walk through will take place from 6:00-7:00 PM and drivers may drive through the display from 7:00-9:00 PM. Those attending should bring an item to donate to the food pantry.

Saturday, November 24

The 38th Annual Weston Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 24th from 9:00-3:00 at Weston High School in Cazenovia. The event is sponsored by the Weston Music Department and Weston FFA. There will also be door prizes, a bake sale, and live music. There is no charge to attend.

The Village of Plain will hold its Christkindlmarkt on Saturday, November 24th and Sunday, November 25th. Festivities on Saturday will run from 5:00-7:00 PM and include carriage rides, an elves craft workshop for kids, holiday vendor and craft fair, cookie walk, music concert, a procession to St. Luke Church to see the Christkindl angel and more.  Sunday's events will take place from 10:00-3:00 and include a craft sale, cookie walk and a procession from downtown Plain to St. Luke Church. There will also be a music concert and dinner at 5:00 PM.

Saturday, November 27

Wieners on Wheels will be held at Schmitt Woodland Hills on Tuesday, November 27th from 10:00-2:00. In support of the International Day of Giving, they will be preparing wienies and inviting Italian sausages during the event. All proceeds from the event will be gifted to the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin. Individual carryout orders will be available under the portico at the main entrance on Seminary Street.

Sunday, November 28

The Ocooch Mountain Humane Society will hold a board meeting on Sunday, November 28th at 6:00 PM in the lower level of the Richland Hospital. All are welcome to attend.

Friday, November 30

The W.H. Bennett unit 71 Woman's Relief Corp will hold a meeting on Friday, November 30th in the upstairs Activities Room at Schmitt Woodland Hills. The meeting start at 11:00 AM and will include sorting and distributing items to Veterans at Schmitt. The distribution will be at 1:00 PM. Following the distribution at Schmitt Woodland Hills the Woman's Relief Corp will travel to Pine Valley Community Village and distribute items from 2:30-3:00 PM. All unit members are encouraged to attend.

Saturday, December 1

The New Lisbon Lions and Lioness Clubs will hold a craft fair on Saturday, December 1st from 9:00-2:30 at New Lisbon Schools. There will also be a lunch stand, door prizes, Santa's Workshop and more. For more information call 608-562-3700 ext. 1123.

The Viola United Methodist Church will hold a free community Christmas cookie decorating event on Saturday, December 1st from 10:00-12:00 at the church. Cookies, frosting and decorations will be provided. There will also be a free lunch available.

String Ties, the Viroqua Bell Choir and Whiskey Chicken will be among eight area music groups performing at this year’s Holiday Happenings at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Saturday, December 1. Events include: a Cookie Walk, 1:00.; Friends Artisan Show from 1:00 to 4:00; a Silent Auction of holiday wreaths & sprays from 1:00 to 6:30; aSoup and Salad dinner from 3:00 to 7:00.; Star Gazing; and announcement of photo contest winners at 6:45. Music will be heard thorughout the day with a free String Ties concert beginning at 7:00.

Sunday, December 2

First Congregational Church in Hillsboro will host its Annual Christmas Bazaar Sunday, December 2, from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM. It will include crafts, lunch and a bake sale. Enjoy homemade noodle soup, sandwiches, pies and Kolache. Dine in or take outs will be available.

Friday, December 7

Lone Rock will hold its Festival of Trees event on Friday, December 7th and Saturday, December 8th at the Lone Rock Community Building. Friday's events include a community Christmas party from 5:00-7:00 PM, games, treats and a dj. The Christmas Tree lighting will be at 7:00 PM with caroling. Saturday's events include a craft sale, cookie walk, and more. Santa will be at the community center on Saturday. All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, December 12

Richland Center VFW Post 2267 will hold its Veterans fundraiser on Wednesday, December 12th and Friday, December 14th at Richland County Bank. VFW members will be collecting items for Veterans at Tomah VA and local Richland County Veterans. Items being collected include tissues, deodorant, toothpaste, candy, hand creams, baby wipes, socks, lap blankets, and more. For more information call 647-4884.