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Friday, September 20

Ithaca fair entry forms must be entered online at fairentry.com by midnight on Friday, September 20th. 

The 13th annual Sandy Reetz Memorial Golf Scramble will take place on Saturday, September 21st at Quail Run Golf Links. Cost to take part is $40 per person and includes 9 holes of golf, prizes and lunch. Sign up by calling 647-3117. There will also be a putting contest. All proceeds will go to GRACE. The event is a reschedule from the one in July. Those who signed up in July must sign up again to take part in the event.

Saturday, September 21

Bower-Gunnill-Dalton VFW Post 2267 representatives will be at different location in Richland Center for the Buddy Poppy distribution in conjunction with National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Saturday, September 21st. People who make a donation will be given a Poppy to wear.

The 89th annual Viola Horse and Colt Show will continue on Saturday, September 21st at Viola Bankers Park and at the Community Center. Registration for the horse and rabbit shows will be at 8:00 AM. Other events include arts and crafts, livestock judging, horse pulling, a parade at 1:00 PM, music, raffles and more.

St. Barnabas/St. John Parish, Mazomanie will hold an estate sale on Saturday, September 21st at the church located at the corner of Cramer and Division Street. Sale hours will be 8:00 AM to noon. There will be household items, home decor, antiques and more at the sale.

The Viola American Legion Post 447 will serve a chicken meal at the Viola American Legion on Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 until gone. Cost for a meal is $10 for a chicken plate or $4 for a hot dog plate.

The Wisconsin Vietnam Vets Chapter 7 will hold a food stand on Saturday, September 21st from 10:00-2:00 at Viroqua Monument.

The Ithaca Wrestling Boosters will hold a brat stand at Oakwood Fruit Farm on Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd from 10:00-2:00 both days.

The Otter Creek Lutheran Church Autumn Auction will be held on Saturday, September 21st at the church. The church is located between Dodgeville and Highland at the intersections of County Roads Q and P. Lunch will be served from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM and the auction will start at 1:00 PM. There will also be a Sunday Service on September 22nd at 8:15 AM.

A Free the Children Rally will take place on Saturday, September 21st at 130 S. Main Street, Richland Center at 2:00 PM. Pastor Larry Engel will be the master of ceremonies and Pastor Everett Mitchell will be the featured speaker. There will be additional speakers at the event.

Richland Center Knights of Columbus will hold bingo on Saturday, September 21st at 7:30 PM at the Richland Center Community Center. There will be a progressive pot at this bingo. All are welcome to attend.

Sunday, September 22

The Stafford Family Reunion will take place on Sunday, September 22nd at the Boaz Community Building. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. All family, friends and neighbors are invited.

The 2019 Richland County Alzheimer's Walk will be held on Sunday, September 22nd at the UW Platteville-Richland Campus. Registration will start at 12:00 PM and the walk will begin at 1:15 PM.  The awards ceremony will take place at 2:15 PM. 

Monday, September 23

The Brewer Public Library will hold its Lego League on Monday, September 23rd at 4:30 PM at the library.

Registration is now being accepted for the Ithaca Schools Let's Talk Drugs event on Thursday, October 8th from 4:30-7:00 PM in the commons area. A dinner will be served followed by a panel discussion with state and local experts. Event topic will include alcohol and tobacco use, vaping, and warning signs of drug use. Childcare will be provided. To register call Shelly at 585-2311 ext. 117.

The Richland County Farm Women are seeking nominees for this year's Outstanding Farm Woman awards.  Forms are available at Chet’s Feed & Seed and Richland County Bank. Nomination forms may also be downloaded online by visiting wrco.com. Forms are due to the Extension Office by October 1st.  (To download a nomination form click here.)

Tuesday, September 24

Weston School will hold a grandparents night on Tuesday, September 24th in the Weston School Cafeteria from 6:00-7:30 PM. Events include board games, story time, and creating a photo frame. There will also be snacks at the event.

Reservations are now being accepted for the annual UW-Platteville Richland Fall Alumni Day on October 5th in the Wallace Student Center. Doors will open at 10:30 AM for registration and a brunch will be served at 11:00 AM. The program will be presented at noon and will include presentations for Outstanding Alumni Award recipients. UW-Platteville Chancellor Dennis J. Shields, Campus Dean Brandon Fetterly and others will also speak at the program. The deadline for reservations is Friday, September 27th and may be made by calling Kathy at 489-3629. 

The Bulldog Block Challenge will again be held during the Ithaca School Fair and Homecoming Saturday, September 28. All registrations will be accepted race day for both the 6k run and 3k walk. Forms are available at Ithaca Schools, Richards Insurance and the school website. Registration will start at 7:00 AM at the Ithaca Town Garage; the run and walk start at 8:00 AM. Proceeds will benefit the Ithaca Schools Foundation. Entry fees will be $20 per person with a family maximum of $60.

4PeteSake is accepting applications at this time. Applicants must be residents of the River Valley School District and have a medically related need for assistance. Applications can be downloaded by visiting 4PeteSake.com or may be requested by mail. The mailing address is 4PeteSake, PO Box 577, Spring Green, WI 53588. The deadline to submit an application is October 11th.

Wednesday, September 25

The Brewer Public Library will hold its preschool playgroup on Wednesday, September 25th at 10:30 AM at the library.

The Rotary Club of Richland County will hold a meeting every Wednesday at noon in the basement of Associated Bank.

Richland County Public Health will hold an immunization clinic on Wednesday, September 25th from 1:00-4:00 PM at the Public Health Office.

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will hold a distribution in Gays Mills on Wednesday, September 25th at 2:00 PM at the Gays Mills Community Center.

Muscoda American Legion Post 85 will serve burgers in the park on Wednesday, September 25th from 4:00-8:00 PM at Railroad Park.

The Richland Community Food Pantry will hold a distribution on Wednesday, September 25th at the Lighthouse Chapel from 4:00-5:30 PM.

Tickets are now available for the Chris Kroeze concert sponsored by the Richland County Performing Arts Council on Friday, October 4th at the Richland County Performing Arts Center City Auditorium from 7:00-9:00 PM. Reserved seating is available for $35 and general seating is $25 per person. Tickets are available at Napa Auto Parts, Wallace, Cooper & Elliott Insurance, Wertz Floor and Home, and the Capital Wealth Advisory Group. You can also call 604-7022 to reserve a ticket.

The River Valley Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 12th at the Post House Garden from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Events include a chili cook-off at 11:00 AM, music, food, and more. Those wishing to enter the chili cook-off should call 608-588-2054.

Thursday, September 26

Park Street Christian Church will hold its Grandma Gatherings event on Thursdays at the church. The group meets at 10:00 AM every Thursday. The group is for grandma's and the grandchildren they take care of while their parents are at work. There will be a story time at each gathering and the occasional craft project. For more information call Deb at 585-3401. 

A volunteer drive and dinner program will take place on Thursday, September  26th at the Phoenix Center at 5:30 PM. The program will include information for those interested in becoming a volunteer driver. There will also be free pizza available at the program.

The next Celebrate Recovery program will be held on Thursday, September 26th at 6:30 PM at the Nazarene Outreach Center, Richland Center. Celebrate Recovery is a 12 step Christ-based recovery program for those dealing with addictions of any kind.

The Richland County Right to Life chapter will hold a meeting on Thursday, September 26th at 6:30 PM in the downstairs section of the Brewer Public Library. Those interested in joining are invited to attend. For more information call 347-2495.

Friday, September 27

The Brewer Public Library will hold its preschool playgroup on Friday, September 27th at 10:30 AM at the library.

The 61st annual Gays Mills Apple Festival will be Friday, September 27th through Sunday, September 29th. Events on Friday include a carnival, flea market, food stand, music and more. Saturday's events start with the 5 mile/2 mile run, 2 mile walk and kids ¼ mile run. There will also be tournaments in Cornhole, volleyball, basketball, and horseshoe, arts and crafts, and more. Events on Sunday will feature a book sale, mini-carnival, and the apple festival parade at 1:30 PM. For a complete list of event times and locations visit gaysmills.org.

Sunday, September 29

Richland Youth Bowling will hold a sign up on Sunday, September 29th at 10:00 AM at the Phoenix Center in Richland Center. Anyone interested in bowling is welcome to attend. For more information call Becca at 604-1919.

Monday, September 30

A Financial Aid Night will be held on Monday, September 30th in the Richland Center High School Library from 6:00-7:30 PM. The program will include information about FAFSA, scholarships, the technical college system, financial advising, and more. College representatives will be on hand to answer questions. High school seniors and parents are invited to the event.

Friday, October 4

The Pine River Sports Association will hold a gun show on Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th at the Richland Center Community Center. Hours on Friday will be from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult. The local Boy Scout Troop 81 will have food and snacks available.

St. Luke Church in Plain will serve a family style fish fry on Friday, October 4th from 5:00-8:00 PM in the church hall. Carry outs will be available.

Saturday, October 5

Peace United Methodist Church will hold its fall bake and craft sale on Saturday, October 5th from 9:00-3:00 at the church. There will be bake sale items, crafts, and more. There will also be a live auction, silent basket auction and pot luck meal. The meal will be served at 6:00 PM and the live auction will follow at 7:00 PM.

The third annual Hill and Valley Exploration Tour will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th and then again Saturday and Sunday, October 12th and 13th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. The tour will include locations in Northern Sauk and Richland counties. A full list of tour locations can be found by visiting explorehillandvalley.com.

Monday, October 7

Richland Center American Legion Unit 13 will hold a meeting on Monday, October 7th at the Richland Center American Legion. The meeting will start at 6:30 PM with a light meal being served. All members and those eligible are welcome to attend.

Friday, October 11

The 10th annual E-Waste Collection Day, sponsored by Cardinal Glass IG, will be held on Friday, October 11th. The collection will run from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM at 1201 E. Madison Street, Spring Green. Items being accepted include stereos, cell phones, computer, monitors, large and small home appliances, and television. There is a two television limit. There will be an additional $10 for every television after the first two. Those attending the collection are asked to bring a donation of a non-perishable food item or personal hygiene item for each recycled item being dropped off.

Hybrid Redneck Rally will be Friday, October 11th and Saturday October 12th at the Richland County Fairgrounds. Gates open Friday night at 5:00 PM with Car and Truck Drag Racing. Saturday's gates open at 7:00 AM and events include the Smoke Break Diesel Truck competition and Show N' Shine Truck Show at 9:00 AM. ATV/Dirt Bike/Snowmobile Grass Drags at 11:00 AM and Car and Truck Drags at 6:00 PM. Weekend admission is $10 and kids get in free. There will also be DJ music Friday night in the Dull Building. For details about the event visit Hybrid Redneck.com. 

Monday, October 14

The Richland Area Rotary Youth Soccer board meeting will take place on Monday, October 14th at 7:00 PM at 179 East Court Street, Richland Center.

Saturday, October 19

Richland Center American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13 will hold a spaghetti supper on Saturday, October 19th. Serving will run from 4:00-8:00 PM. Cost for a meal is $8. Proceeds will go to building maintenance.

Saturday, October 26

Richland Center American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13 will host a brat stand at Oakwood Fruit Farm on Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM both days. Proceeds from the event will be used for veteran and community support.