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Friday, December 2

The UW Platteville-Richland Theatre Department has announced that performances for the fall production, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," have been rescheduled for December 2 through December 4. Performances Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 will be held at 7:30 PM and Sunday, December 4 at 1:30 PM. 

Bower-Gunnill-Dalton VFW Post 2267 is in need of names and addresses of local individuals that are serving overseas to send troop care packages to service members to arrive in time before Christmas. The non-perishable troop packages are boxed and ready for shipment and will be mailed on behalf of Lime Ridge United Methodist Church and VFW Post 2267. Contact VFW Post 2267 Commander with the name and accurate mailing destination of the service member before December 5th by calling 647-4884.

Saturday, December 3

The Spring Green Community Church will hold the 15th Annual Cookie Walk Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 AM to noon or until sold out at the church. Participants can bring their own containers to fill cookies with but there will also be container available. There will also be a limited supply of crafts. Live music will be provided by Kendall Harger from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

A Scandinavian Breakfast and Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, December 3 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM at First Lutheran Church, Lone Rock.

Knights of Columbus #3492 bingo night will be Saturday, December 3 at the Richland Center Community Center starting at 6:30 PM.

Sunday, December 4

New House Richland will hold a Women's Christmas Celebration on Sunday, December 4 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the church located at 26700 Fellowship Lane. Those attending are asked to bring finger food to share, an inexpensive wrapped ornament and a friend. More information is available at newhouserichland.com.

Monday, December 5

The Over 50 Lunch & Learn will host virtual Tai Chi Exercise class every Monday and Wednesday at 1:00 PM at Bethel Home’s Care Cove 620 Garfield Ave. Viroqua. No equipment needed. All are welcome to attend for a free will donation. 

The InHealth Community Wellness Clinic, Boscobel will hold its free clinic, Mondays from 5:00 to 8:00 at the clinic at 109 East Bluff Street, Boscobel.

The Weston School Eagle Pride Parent Group will host Jingle Bingo and pictures with Santa on Monday, December 5 in the Weston School Cafeteria. Pictures with Santa and his elf will be held from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM and Jingle Bingo will follow from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

The Birth Center at the Richland Hospital and Clinics will host an Infant Loss Service of Remembrance on Monday, December 5 at 7:00 PM at the Clary Memorial Funeral Home. Anyone who has lost a child is welcome to attend.

The Richland Center High School Band Holiday Concert and Cookie Drive will be Monday, December 6th. A cookie drive in the West Commons starts at 6:00 PM with a container of cookies costing $8. The concert will follow at 7:30 PM in the auditorium. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students and free for senior citizens.

The Lone Rock Legion Auxiliary has a Giving Tree set up at Royal Bank in Lone Rock. Community members can stop in and take a tag with a gift idea for a local veteran in Greenway Manor, Schmitt Woodland Hills or Pine Valley. Gift items need to be returned by Wednesday, December 7 unwrapped.

Tuesday, December 8

The Salvation Army is seeking bell ringers for this year. Those interested in signing up for a date and time should call Jay B. Mueller at 647-3169.

The Lone Rock Food Pantry holiday collection fundraiser is being held to help the pantry continue to reach people in need. Those wishing to make a donation may make out a check payable to and send to the Lone Rock Food Pantry, 424 Aster Street, Lone Rock WI 53556.

Wednesday, December 7

Christy's Card Buddies Euchre will be held every Wednesday at 1:00 PM at the Avoca Village Hall. All are welcome to join.

The Richland Community Food Pantry drive through distribution Wednesday, December 7, will run from 4:00 to 5:30 outside of the Lighthouse Chapel. People are asked to not arrive prior to 3:30. People should remain in their vehicle and volunteers will bring the food to each vehicle.

Over 50 Lunch and Learn will present the "Sunset Seniors" program on Wednesday, December 7 at Care Cove, located at 620 Garfield Avenue, Viroqua. The program, presented by Linda Kica, will include information on elder dogs. For more information call 262-384-0082.

Thursday, November 8

The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board Meeting on Thursday, December 8th has been canceled. There will not be a virtual or live meeting on that date.

Heaven Bound Church, Lone Rock will hold a Praise and Prayer event on Thursdays at the church. The event starts at 5:30 PM with a soup and sandwich meal followed by praise, worship and prayer at 6:00 PM. The church is located at 34522 County Line Road, between Highway 14 and County JJ.

Celebrate Recovery, a 12 step recovery program, meets Thursdays from 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM at Grace Community Church. For more information or a ride call Tom at 608-604-4510 or Laura at 608-604-6780.

The Richland Center Intermediate School 4th through 6th grade winter concert will be held on Thursday, December 8 at 6:30 PM at the Richland Center High School Auditorium. Admission is free.

Reservations are being taken for The South Central Dairy Testing meeting on Wednesday, December 14 at held at Voyageur Inn in Reedsburg. A meal will be served at noon. The business meeting will follow. Those planning on attending should call 524-3213 with your reservation. 

Saturday, December 10

The Lone Rock Congregational Church Cookie and Candy Sale will be Saturday, December 10 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 AM at the church. People should bring their own containers. Cost per pound is $8.

Santa will be at the Lone Rock Community Building on Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM to greet children. There will also be fire truck ride.

Bethlehem Lutheran 5th annual Journey to Bethlehem Live Nativity will be Saturday, December 10 from noon until 4:00 PM at 25500 Rockbridge School Street. There will be a live instrumental Christmas, family crafts, cookie decorating, a preschool craft sale and more. For more information call 495-4905.

Galaxie Skate Center will donate all money raised from admission from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, December 10th. Money raised will go to the Richland County United Givers. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the event.

Sunday, December 11

The Knights of Columbus #8946 Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, December 11 will be held at St. Anthony's Parish Hall, Cazenovia from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Cost for adults is $9, kids age 6 to 12 are $4.50 and children age 5 and under are free.

The Little Brown Church will hold a combined service with the Lone Rock Congregational Church on Sunday, December 11 at the Little Brown Church starting at 10:30 AM.

The Highland Historical Society Euchre Tournament is held the second Sunday of each month at 1:00 PM at the Highland Historical Society Building. Cost to enter the tournament is $10 a person. For more information call 608-553-0988.

The Brewer Public Library will hold a mitten tree winter clothing drive through Monday, December 12th. Donations of new or hand-made gloves/mittens, hats, scarves and socks may be dropped off at the library during regular business hours.

 Richland County Senior Dining Meal sites are open to the public for in-person dining. The Woodman Senior Center will serve meals Monday through Thursday at noon each day. To make a reservation, call 608-647-2323 and leave a message with your name, date, and number of meals. The Germantown Senior Dining Meal Site, located at St. Anthony's School (32497 County Highway V, Cazenovia) is open Wednesdays with serving at 11:00. To reserve a meal, call 608-983-2798. The Bethlehem Community Center Senior Dining Meal Site (25500 Rockbridge School Street, Richland Center) is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with serving at 11:30. To reserve a meal, call 608-647-3900 or 608-649-3269. All reservations must be made by 1:00 PM the day prior. The suggested donation for those age 60 and older is $3.50.

Monday, December 12

The Ithaca Band and Choir Sounds of the Season Concert will be Monday, December 12 at 7:00 PM in the Ithaca High School Gym.

Tuesday, December 13

The Rolling Hills Toastmasters Holiday Open House on Tuesday, December 13 will be held at New House Richland, 26700 Fellowship Lane, Richland Center in the atrium. A meet and greet will be held starting at 6:30 PM, followed by programming from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The event is in person or by Zoom. For more information or a Zoom link calling Robin at 604-7743. 

Wednesday, December 14

Christmas at the Cinema, sponsored by Bethlehem Lutheran Academy, will be held on Wednesday, December 14 at Center Cinema. There will be a movie for preschool age children at 6:00 PM. At 6:30 PM there will be a showing of The Grinch. Admission is free.

Thursday, December 15

The Richland Center 6th and 8th grade winter concert on Thursday, December 15 will start at 7:00 PM in the Richland Center High School Auditorium. The 8th grade Jazz Band and 8th grade choir will also perform at the concert. Admission is free.

Appointments are being taken for the Weston School District 4K Registration and Screening on Tuesday, January 17 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The registration and screening are for children who will be 4 by 9/1/2023. Appointments may be made by calling 986-2151 ext. 100 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday, January 5

Vernon County Human Services Department will assist individuals with Power of Attorney for Healthcare documents the first Thursday of each month from 9:00 to Noon at the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Vernon County. To make an appointment call 608-637-5201 or 1-888-637-1323.

Sunday, January 22

The Highland Historical Society hosts bingo on the 4th Sunday of each month at 1:00 PM at the Highland Historical Society Building. For more information call 608-553-0988.