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FALL

FUN GUIDE FALL & WINTER 2018

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 A Publication of Capital Newspapers

• Wineries • Farmers’ Markets • Antiques & Collectibles • Local Dining • Apple Orchards • Pumpkin Patches


ALL ABOARD

Autumn Color Weekend™ October 12-13-14

Take in the colorful Sauk County countryside from aboard vintage railroad cars. RIDE! Take a 55-minute round-trip ride aboard century-old railcars SEE! Railroad displays and restored railway equipment at the museum EXPLORE! Our gift shop within an 1894 railroad depot

First Class tickets with drinks and hors d’ oeuvres offered on select departures.

Pumpkin Special™ October 20-21

Harvest Limited October 6-7

Take the train to the end of the line where a local pumpkin farmer will have a wide selection of pumpkins available for purchase.

Enjoy fall harvest time by rail and road. After the train ride, continue exploring the region via a 50-mile self-guided driving tour with roadside art, food stands and more. Want more than just a ride? Check out our Beer Tasting Train on Oct. 6!

Museum admission is FREE! Train rides require ticket purchase. Reservations recommended for Coach Class and Caboose. Reservations required for First Class and Beer Train tickets.

Santa Express™ November 24-25

and December 1-2

Mid-Continent Railway MuseuM

Enjoy a ride with Old Saint Nick! Santa shares good cheer with children onboard the train.

(608) 522-4261 or (800) 930-1385 www.MidContinent.org

All cars are kept comfortably warm using steam heating.

Located 8 miles west of Baraboo in North Freedom, Wis.

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Pumpkin purchase not required.


SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER

September September 22 - October 7 BARABOO

U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE DUCK STAMP ART TOUR

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Duck Stamp Art Tour comes to Flyways Waterfowl Experience. This annual nation-wide art exhibit is open to the public during weekends from Saturday, Sept 22 - Sunday, Oct 7. Flyways Waterfowl Experience encourages all visitors to come see the beautiful artwork created by nationally renown wildlife artists and will open any week day upon request for all visitors! Art teachers are encouraged to bring in their students. S5780 Hwy 136 Baraboo. Please call 608-225-7732 to schedule an appointment. September 22 | LODI

lodi brew-b-que

A backyard BBQ turned Huge Block Party offering great food, live music with home brew, chili, salsa and BBQ contests. www.lodilakewisconsin.org September 22 | NECEDAH

Fall Photography Workshop

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge 10AM–11AM Free Event. Meet at the Visitor Center. 608-565-2551 fws.gov/refuge/necedah/ September 23 | REEDSBURG

Open Table Community Meal 4-6PM Come enjoy a free meal with family & friends! St John Lutheran Church, 307 Sixth St, Reedsburg. Sue 608-524-2880 September 24 | PORTAGE

Portage Sharing Supper

Wayne Bartels Middle School 5PM. Come, join your friends and neighbors for good food, conversation and a free meal. Kids’ corner, blood pressure station and informational booths onsite.

September 25 | NEW LISBON

Community Supper

New Lisbon Community Center 4:30PM – 6PM Complimentary meal open to all. Typically every last Tuesday. 608-562-3555 nlchambr@mwt.net September 26 | ELROY

September 29 | ADAMS

Roche-a-Cri State Park Fall Festival Enjoy Fall in the Park!! September 29-30 NORTH FREEDOM

Vintage Rail Car Tours

10AM-3:30PM While all museum visitors are able to see the beautiful restorations from the Coach Shed United Methodist Church Fellowship viewing platforms alongside the Hall, 125 Royall Ave 4:30PM – 6PM Complimentary meal open to all. Every cars, much of the fine craftsmanship can only be appreciated from within last Wednesday. 608-462-5953 the railcars. For this one weekend elroywi.com (Business Directory/ only, museum visitors will have Churches/ Elroy United Methodist an opportunity to do just that. Church) Guided tours will be provided by September 27 | CAMP DOUGLAS knowledgeable restoration volunteers Inventors & Entrepreneurs and will take visitors beyond locked Event doors and inside these exquisitely Lynxx Telcom, 127 Hwy 12, Lower restored railcars. Mid-Continent Level 5:30 – 8PM Every last Thursday, Railway Museum, E8948 Museum open to the public, free presentation Rd, North Freedom 800-930-1385 or on starting a business/invention. midcontinent.org 608-427-2070 ie.club@juneaucounty.com Saturday, September 29

Community Supper

September 27 | MAUSTON

Community Supper

Mauston High School, 800 Grayside Ave 5-6:30PM Every last Thursday, complimentary meal open to all. 608-847-7924 sharingsupper.org September 28-30 | ADAMS

Annual Fall Harvest Festival

Annual Fall Harvest Festival by the Old Farmers Antique Club of Adams County. Farm equipment, food, music, refreshments at Adams County Fairgrounds. September 28 - 30 | WARRENS

CranFest

Warrens, Downtown Main Street 7AM – 5PM daily World’s largest Cranberry Festival has marsh tours, shopping, royalty contests, food & more. 608-378-4200 cranfest.com September 29 | ADAMS

Annual Cemetery Tour Historical Society

The Adams County Historical Society will hold Annual Cemetery Tour. Bus leaves from the McGowan House at 9:30AM and returns around 2PM. For more information call 608-339-7733 or visit www.adamshistory.com

REEDSBURG

Missoula Children’s Theater 2PM & 6PM Show to be announced. A week long residency that area children audition and perform. Auditions September 24, 2018. CAL Center, Reedsburg Area High School, 1100 S Albert Ave, Reedsburg info@calcenterpresents.org or visit www.calcenterpresents.org

October Historic Indian Agency House Quilt Exhibits | PORTAGE

Quilting clubs, guilds, and other groups encouraged to visit. www.agencyhouse.org 608-742-6362 October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 PORTAGE

Beer Bucket Bingo at Jack’s Tap

Every Monday @ 6:30PM Prizes for every game, last game is a cover all.

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OCTOBER

October 3 | SAUK CITY

Women, Words & Wine

6PM- 9PM Ladies, you are all invited to a night of inspiration at Vintage Brewing Co.! Please join us for a dynamic night of fun and encouragement! Vintage Brewing Co. 600 Water Street, Sauk City. October 4 | PRAIRIE DU SAC

Wollersheim Winery Ice Wine Release

10AM- 5PM Wollersheim Winery will release the 2017 vintage of its Ice Wine. Visitors are invited to stop by the winery between 10AM and 5PM, to celebrate with a sample taste of the Ice Wine, along with a variety of special activities. Wollersheim Winery, 7876 State Road 188, Prairie du Sac, www.wollersheimwinery.com; 800-847-9463 October 5-14

Fermentation Fest

This food and farming festival puts the focus on fermentation, and features classes, as well as a 50-mile self-guided driving tour that includes art installations, music, food and much more. To learn more visit fermentationfest.com October 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 FALL RIVER

CHAMBER OF HORRORS HAUNTED HOUSE

Award winning Haunted House. Listed 4th in US for Haunted Houses. Open at 7PM, last ticket at 10PM. www.fallriverhauntedhouse.com

October 6 | NORTH FREEDOM

Beer Train

1PM Sample some crisp microbrews. During the relaxing 55-minute ride, samples will be given out from various microbreweries along with snacks. Mid-Continent Railway Museum, E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom 800-930-1385 or midcontinent.org October 6 | NORTH FREEDOM

Fall Harvest Days

October 6 | PLAIN

October 12-14 | NORTH FREEDOM

Strassenfest Annual Celebration

Autumn Color Weekend

Harvest Fest Craft Show

8AM-3PM Get your shopping done early or find something for yourself. Over 70 vendors! Reedsburg Fire Dept, 131 S Park, Troy Thompson 608-963-2809

There’s nothing comparable to enjoying the beautiful brilliant hues of autumn in the rural Sauk County countryside from the comfort of our restored vintage passenger cars. Join us for “leaf-peeping” in style along the unspoiled right-of-way of our historic former Chicago & Northwestern rail line. Mid-Continent Railway Museum, E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom 800-930-1385 or midcontinent.org

October 6-7 | REEDSBURG

October 12 | PORTAGE

10 AM-6PM A celebration of local business and Oktoberfest. clerk@villageofplain.com October 6 | REEDSBURG

Hill and Valley Exploration Tour

October 6 | NECEDAH

October 7, 21 | PORTAGE

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge 9AM – 4PM Free Event: Artist of the Month Reception. Refreshments by Friends of Necedah. Meet at the Visitor Center. 608-565-2551 fws.gov/refuge/necedah/

1st and 3rd Sundays at 5PM. Open to public with food and drink for sale. 608-742-5350

WILD Arts

October 12 - 13 | MAUSTON

5:30PM Converse over cocktails, followed by a savory multi-course meal served on real china by friendly uniformed staff. Trip lasts 2.5-3 hours. Mid-Continent Railway Museum, E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom 800-930-1385 or midcontinent.org

Hear stories of murder, mystery, legend and lore in early Portage history. 608-742-6362 www.agencyhouse.org

Spirit of the Agency House Evening Tour

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge 9AM – 4PM daily Free Event: Discover the history of Necedah. Family friendly activities everyday. 608-565-2551 fws.gov/refuge/necedah/

Northwoods Orchard, W7428 State Rd 82 West 8:30AM – 5:30PM both days 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. 608-847-4142 facebook.com/Northwoods-Orchardand-Farm-Market

Elegant Dinner Train

8AM - 4PM The Hill and Valley Exploration Tour is a self-guided tour through the rolling hills and valleys south of Reedsburg features farms, food and all things country! Pick up your event guide/map at the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 240 Railroad St, Reedsburg, or visit: www.explorehillandvalley.com

October 5 | PORTAGE

October 8-13 | NECEDAH

Refuge Week

Bingo at the Portage VFW

Fine Vine Wine Walk

Join us for a Wine Walk in downtown Portage. Spend time with your friends enjoying great wine inside various businesses and walking from place to place to shop. October 12 | PORTAGE

Spirit of the Agency House Evening Tour

Hear stories of murder, mystery, legend and lore in early Portage history. 608-742-6362 www.agencyhouse.org

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OCTOBER

October 12 | PRAIRIE DU SAC

Birdies & Brews

Attention golfers and beer enthusiasts! Join us for a round of golf at the Lake Wisconsin Country Club while getting to sample some of the finest beers that our local microbreweries have to offer at each hole. Lake Wisconsin Country Club, N1076 Golf Rd, Prairie Du Sac, www.lakewisconsincc.com 608-643-2405 October 12 | REEDSBURG

Reedsburg Uncorked

6-9PM Sample wine and hors d’oeuvres as Downtown businesses welcome you! Tickets are $25 and available at the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, starting Sept. 12th. 240 Railroad St. Call 608-768-0092 or visit Reedsburg Uncorked on Facebook October 13 | BARABOO

Fall Fair on The Square

9am-4pm “Eat Street “ Food Court, Farmers Market, kids entertainment, and bounces houses, live music and performances. Over 150 crafters and artisans. Downtown Baraboo on the Square www.downtownbaraboo.com October 13 | BARABOO

Durward’s Glen Fall Festival

10AM-4PM Enjoy the fall colors and goods of the art vendors located throughout the grounds. Guided tractor tours of our historic grounds, flea market, artists and other vendors, bakery goods, brats and refreshments. Free event. Donations warmly welcomed. Durward’s Glen, W11876 McLeisch Road, Baraboo, www.durwardsglen.org; 608-356-8113 October 13 | MAUSTON

Pumpkin Bash

Riverside Park 11AM – 5PM. Pumpkin smashing contest, Trunk-or-Treat, chili cook-off, and more 608-847-4142 mauston.com/chamber

October 13 | NORTH FREEDOM

Elegant Dinner Train

5:30PM Converse over cocktails, followed by a savory multi-course meal served on real china by friendly uniformed staff. Trip lasts 2.5-3 hours. Mid-Continent Railway Museum, E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom 800-930-1385 or midcontinent.org October 13-14 | NORTH FREEDOM

First Class Service

11:20AM & 1:10PM Take in the beautiful autumn countryside scenery while you sample hors d’oeurves and cocktails aboard luxury railcars. Trip lasts 55 minutes. Mid-Continent Railway Museum, E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom 800- 930-1385 or midcontinent.org October 13 | PORTAGE

Closing Event at Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters

Participation of the Ho-Chunk and Winnebago Tribe and Le Roi Family members celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the site. fortwinnebagosurgeonsquarters.org 608-742-2949 October 13 | PORTAGE

Historic Indian Agency House Quilting Program

This program will teach you about loom weaving. A loom, some yarn and instruction included. Fees apply. 608-742-2949 www.agencyhouse.org October 13-14 | REEDSBURG

Hill and Valley Exploration Tour

8AM-4PM This self-guided tour through the rolling hills and valleys south of Reedsburg features farms, food and all things country! Pick up your event guide map at the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 240 Railroad St, Reedsburg, or visit: www.explorehillandvalley.com to learn more.

October 14 | REEDSBURG

VFW Post 1916 Breakfast

8AM-12PM Breakfast Menu includes made to order Omelet, French Toast, Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits and Gravy, Coffee, Milk & Orange Juice. VFW Hall, 200 Veterans Dr, Reedsburg, 608-524-1435 October 14 | VALTON

Second Sundays at Painted Forest

11AM-3:30PM Edgewood College maintains this restored folk art treasure painted in 1899-1901 by German painter Ernest Hüpeden. Hüpeden’s vivid, imaginative scenes cover the interior of Valton’s historic Modern Woodmen of America meeting hall. Free Activities for all ages & abilities: 11AM-3PM. Art & Science Activities, Docent Tours, Live Music Performances, Local Food Vendor. This event is entitled: “Arts & Environment”. Painted Forest, E846 Painted Forest Dr, Valton Contact: David Wells, Edgewood College at davidwells@edgewood.edu or visit: finearts.edgewood.edu/painted-forest October 16 | NEW LISBON

Bingo

City Hall Community Room 6PM Every third Tuesday. Doors open at 5:30PM. Bingo supplies, snacks and beverages available for purchase. 608-562-3555 newlisbonchamber.com October 17 | LOGANVILLE

St Peter’s Chili Supper

4PM Come and enjoy a locals favorite chili supper at St Peter’s Lutheran Church-Loganville. 325 Mill St, Loganville 608-727-3721 October 19 | PORTAGE

Spirit of the Agency House Evening Tour

Hear stories of murder, mystery, legend and lore in early Portage history. 608-742-6362 www.agencyhouse.org

October 13 | SPRING GREEN

Fall Festival in the River Valley

10AM - 2PM Chili Cook-off and Beer Tasting in the Post House Garden. springgreen.com

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OCTOBER

October 19-21

Fall Art Studio Tour

10AM-6PM Daily Combine spectacular fall color with visits to artists’ studios tucked away along the scenic byways of Southwestern Wisconsin. Dozens of area artists open their doors and demonstrate their techniques. Plan a leisurely day or devote the entire three-day weekend to this self-paced, well-mapped tour. A self-guided driving tour into private studios in Baraboo, Rock Springs, Reedsburg, Spring Green, Dodgeville and Mineral Point, and points in between. Fine artists and craftsmen-painters, sculptors, potters, weavers, jewelers, goldsmiths, glass artists, woodworkers, quilters and mixed-media artists-welcome you into their personal workplaces. Visit: www.fallarttour.com. October 20 | CAMP DOUGLAS

Grilled Steak Dinner

VFW Hall 4PM – 8PM $10/plate, every third Saturday, hosted by Memorial VFW Post 10911 & Auxiliary 608-427-3355 vfw10911@yahoo.com October 20 | NORTH FREEDOM

Elegant Dinner Train

5:30PM Converse over cocktails, followed by a savory multi-course meal served on real china by friendly uniformed staff. Trip lasts 2.5-3 hours. Mid-Continent Railway Museum, E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom 800-930-1385 or midcontinent.org October 20-21 | NORTH FREEDOM

Pumpkin Special Weekend

10AM, 11:30AM, 1PM, & 2:30PM What better way to pick out that Halloween pumpkin than riding the Pumpkin Special! Take a 55 minute train ride to the pumpkin patch & pick out your own pumpkin. Large selection of small, medium & large pumpkins. Price of pumpkins not included in train fare. Mid-Continent Railway Museum, E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom 800-930-1385 or midcontinent.org

October 25 | CAMP DOUGLAS

Inventors & Entrepreneurs Event Lynxx Telcom, 127 Hwy 12, Lower Level 5:30PM – 8PM Every last Thursday, open to the public, free presentation on starting a business/ invention. 608-427-2070 ie.club@ juneaucounty.com October 25 | MAUSTON

Community Supper

Mauston High School, 800 Grayside Ave. 5PM – 6:30PM Every last Thursday, complimentary meal open to all. 608-847-7924 sharingsupper.org October 26 | ADAMS

Trunk or Treat

For more information 608-339-6997 or chamber@visitadamscountywi.com October 27 | PORTAGE

Historic Indian Agency House Girl Scouts Birthday Celebration

Juliette Gordon Lowe was the founder of the Girl Scouts and the granddaughter of John and Juliette Kinzie. Girl Scouts are encouraged to attend and celebrate her birthday. 608-742-6362 www.agencyhouse.org October 27 | PORTAGE

Halloween at the Portage Theatres

Enjoy the costume contest and parade along with a free movie just for bringing a non-perishable food item. www.portagetheatres. com 608-742-6678 October 27-28 | ROCK SPRINGS

Trick or Treat with the Big Cats

Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue & Educational Center will be having Trick or Treating at their facility. There will be a large number of different cats waiting to hand out candy! Lots of candy, plenty of Halloween decorations, spooky music & more! One of a kind Trick or Treat experience! Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue & Eductional Center, 305 Pine St, Rock Springs www.wisconsinbigcats.org

October 28 | REEDSBURG

Open Table Community Meal

4-6PM Come enjoy a free meal with family and friends! St John Lutheran Church, 307 Sixth St, Reedsburg Sue 608-524-2880 October 29 | PORTAGE

Portage Sharing Supper

Wayne Bartels Middle School 5PM Come, join your friends and neighbors for good food, conversation and a free meal. Kids’ corner, blood pressure station and informational booths onsite. October 30 | NEW LISBON

Community Supper

New Lisbon Community Center 4:30PM – 6PM Complimentary meal open to all. Typically every last Tuesday. 608-562-3555 nlchambr@mwt.net October 31 | ADAMS

Halloween Party

Halloweeen Party at Rome Town Hall starting at 5PM. A safe, fun family alternative to trick-or-treating in the lakes area! FREE & open to the public. Treats, goodies and games. For more information call 715-325-8012 or visitromewi.com/events October 31 | CAMBRIA TRICK OR TREAT 5PM-7PM October 31 | ELROY

Community Supper

United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 125 Royall Ave 4:30PM – 6PM Complimentary meal open to all. Every last Wednesday. 608-462-5953 elroywi.com (Business Directory/ Churches/ Elroy United Methodist Church) October 31 | MAUSTON

Trick or Treat

4:30PM - 7:30PM Citywide in Mauston, contact the Chamber for details 608-847-4142 mauston.com/chamber October 31 | NEW LISBON

Trick or Treat

4:00PM – 6:00PM Citywide in New Lisbon, contact City Hall for details 608-562-5213 newlisbon.net

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OCTOBER –NOVEMBER

October 31 | PORTAGE

Citywide Trick or Treating 4PM-7PM

October 31 | Reedsburg Trick or Treating 4-7PM

November November 1 | ADAMS

Women’s Night Out

Women’s Night Out will be held at the Adams-Friendship High School. Annual Women’s Night Out, Coordinated by Gundersen Moundview Hospital and Clinics For more information call 608-339-8328 November 3 | ADAMS

Annual HCE Holiday Harvest Fest

At the A-F Middle School. Crafts, food & refreshments. November 3 | PARDEEVILLE

Pardeeville Annual Holiday on the Lakes

9AM to 2PM. Local businesses have great sales for the Christmas season. Come there is something for everyone. Kathy Cook 920-960-6141 November 3 | RIO

PUMPKIN CHUCKIN’ BASH at Rio Middle/High School Garden from 1-3PM.

November 10 | CAMBRIA

CRAFT FAIR

Cambria-Friesland school at 410 East Edgewater Street from 9AM-2PM. Vendors contact Joelle DeBoer 920-348-6587. November 10 | MAUSTON

Holiday Craft & Gift Show Mauston High School 9AM – 3PM Festive holiday shopping for the whole family 608-847-4142 mauston.com/chamber November 10 | PORTAGE

Harvest Dinner at Portage Presbyterian Church

November 10 | REEDSBURG

LODI WINE WALK

Craft Fair Plus

8AM-3PM Reedsburg Area Women’s Club Holiday Craft Fair Army National Guard Armory, 549 S Dewey Ave, Reedsburg Darcy 608-464-3295 November 11 | REEDSBURG

VFW Post 1916 Breakfast

8AM-12PM Breakfast Menu includes made to order Omelet, French Toast, Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits and Gravy, Coffee, Milk & Orange Juice. VFW Hall, 200 Veterans Dr, Reedsburg 608-524-1435

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge 9AM – 4PM Free Event: Artist of the Month Reception. Refreshments by Friends of Necedah. Meet at the Visitor Center. 608-565-2551 fws.gov/refuge/necedah/

Village office at 920-348-5443.

Bingo at the Portage VFW 1st and 3rd Sundays at 3PM. Open to public with food and drink for sale. 608-742-5350 November 5, 12, 19, 26 | PORTAGE

Beer Bucket Bingo at Jack’s Tap

Every Monday @ 6:30PM Prizes for every game, last game is a cover all.

November 16 | BARABOO

Winter Wine Walk Downtown Baraboo

November 12 - December 7 CAMBRIA

November 4, 18 | PORTAGE

12PM Join winemaker Phillipe Coquard in a special toast as he taps the barrel of the new vintage of Wollersheim Ruby Nouveau 2014. Wollersheim Ruby Nouveau is an estate-grown dry red with enticing fruity flavors and a zesty finish. It is the perfect holiday wine meant to be enjoyed young and pairs with holiday foods. Wollersheim Winery, 7876 State Road 188, Prairie du Sac www.wollersheim.com; 800-847-9463

Turkey and all the trimmings, including homemade pie. Carry-outs available. 608-742-6006

November 3 | NECEDAH

WILD Arts

November 15 | PRAIRIE DU SAC

Wollersheim Winery Ruby Nouveau Day

cambria jane morgan memorial library silent auction

November 13 | NEW LISBON

Community Supper

New Lisbon Community Center 4:30PM – 6PM Complimentary meal open to all. Typically every last Tuesday. 608-562-3555 nlchambr@mwt.net November 14 | ELROY

Community Supper

United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 125 Royall Ave 4:30PM – 6PM Complimentary meal open to all. Every last Wednesday. 608-462-5953 elroywi.com (Business Directory/ Churches/ Elroy United Methodist Church)

November 16 | LODI Come down to Lodi’s Main Street and enjoy shopping while tasting samples of wine! www.lodilakewisconsin.org November 17 | LODI

LODI christmas by the creek

Holiday shopping at the unique shops in Lodi, arts and crafts, Breakfast with Santa, bake sales, wagon rides. www.lodilakewisconsin.org November 17 | BARABOO

Christmas Light Parade

6PM See glittering lighted floats, reindeer and equestrian units, marching bands and novelty units. Gather at the historic Al. Ringling Theatre to witness Santa as he lights the Official Downtown Baraboo Holiday Tree. After the parade, children and families are invited to visit with Santa on the theatre stage and have their pictures taken. For parade tips, a map of the parade route, and float application, visit our website: downtownbaraboo.com November 17 | CAMP DOUGLAS

Grilled Steak Dinner

VFW Hall 4PM – 8PM $10/plate, every third Saturday, hosted by Memorial VFW Post 10911 & Auxiliary 608-427-3355 vfw10911@yahoo.com

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NOVEMBER

November 20 | NEW LISBON

Bingo

City Hall Community Room 6PM Every third Tuesday. Doors open at 5:30PM. Bingo supplies, snacks and beverages available for purchase. 608-562-3555 newlisbonchamber.com November 22 | ADAMS

7th Annual Turkey Trot

Adams County Running Club 8th Trot Annual Family Turkey Trot! Move your feet before you eat starting at 8 AM at Friendship Village Park. Informal and non-competitive Run/Walk through Adams-Friendship. Bring friends, family, kids, dogs and a canned good donation for the local food pantry. Enjoy hot chocolate/coffee and treats provided by ACRC. For more information go to www.adamscountyrunningclub.com or email Kim Heinz at kimheinz@frontier.com.

November 23 | PORTAGE

Santa Fly-In at the Portage Airport

Come help welcome Santa as he arrives at the Portage Airport at 10AM. www.portagewi.com 608-742-6242 November 23 | PORTAGE

Holiday Lighted Parade & Tree Lighting 6PM The parade will wind its way downtown, and end up with Santa lighting the gigantic holiday tree in Commerce Plaza. www.portagewi.com November 23 | PORTAGE

Chili Dump at Holiday Parade

by Portage Presbyterian Church. Purchase a bowl of Chili at Commerce Plaza during parade. Starts at 5PM. November 23 - 24 | PORTAGE

November 22 | HUSTLER

Portage Theatres Free Kid’s Movie

Harmony Bistro, 202 E Main St 11AM – 2PM Enjoy a scrumptious meal with community and friends Toll Free 877-427-3719 fountainchateau.com/bistro

November 24

Thanksgiving Dinner Feast

November 22 | MAUSTON

Thanksgiving Dinner Feast

Juneau Moose Lodge, 601 Colfax St Enjoy a scrumptious meal with community and friends 608-847-7833 lodge1913.moosepages.org November 22 | PORTAGE

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner

at St. Mary’s Church 608-742-6998 November 22 | REEDSBURG

Reedsburg Masonic Lodge Free Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors

12-1PM 32nd Annual Senior Citizen’s Thanksgiving Dinner is open to any Senior Citizen. Menu will consist of ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, the trimmings & homemade pie. Come for the food, the fellowship or the pie, but please join us. Reedsburg United Methodist Church, 833 3rd St, Reedsburg Advance reservation is required. Contact Bob Ott 608-415-2536 or email bobott1963@gmail.com

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Come to Portage Theatres for a Free Kid’s Movie with a nonperishable food item donation. www.portagetheatres.com

Small Business Saturday

November 24 - January 2019 PARDEEVILLE

Pardeeville Chandler Park Holiday Lights Display Santa will be there every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5-7PM at shelter 3 starting Nov. 24th thru Dec 23rd. Drive thru the Park and see the great Holiday Lights. November 24 | PORTAGE

Santa’s Real Live Reindeer

Come to Commerce Plaza in downtown to see who pulls Santa’s sleigh. Get your pictures with Santa and the reindeer. Fees apply. November 24 | PRAIRIE DU SAC

A Vintage Christmas, Wollersheim Winery

10AM-4PM Experience old world charm as you prepare for Christmas. Taste Wollersheim wines paired with festive foods, find unique gifts, plus Christmas carolers will be on hand to set the mood. The winery is a picturesque place to take your family Christmas card photo, so be sure to bring your camera. Wollersheim Winery, 7876 State Road 188, Prairie du Sac www.wollersheimwinery.com; 800-847-9463

A day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for our communities. Support your local, independently-owned businesses and shop small!

November 24 | RANDOLPH

November 24 | ADAMS

Open Table Community Meal

Home for the Holidays Annual Home for the Holidays Parade and Tree Lighting at dusk. Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 608-339-6997 for more information November 24-25 NORTH FREEDOM

Santa Express

10AM, 11:30AM, 1PM & 2:30PM Celebrate aboard the 25th Annual Santa Express. Santa will visit as you take in the spirit of Christmas past on our early 1900’s adventure. All cars are kept warm using the over century-old tradition of steam heating or coal-fired stoves, just like at the North Pole. Mid-Continent Railway Museum, E8948 Museum Rd, North Freedom 800-930-1385 or midcontinent.org

RANDOLPH holiday bazaar 9AM-3PM at Randolph High School. Over 60 vendors.

November 25 | REEDSBURG 4-6 PM Come enjoy a free meal with family and friends! St John Lutheran Church, 307 Sixth St, Reedsburg Sue 608-524-2880 November 26 | PORTAGE

Portage Sharing Supper

Wayne Bartels Middle School 5PM Come, join your friends and neighbors for good food, conversation and a free meal. Kids’ corner, blood pressure station and informational booths onsite.

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NOVEMER – DECEMBER

November 29 | MAUSTON

Community Supper

Mauston High School, 800 Grayside Ave 5PM – 6:30PM Every last Thursday, complimentary meal open to all. 608-847-7924 sharingsupper.org November 30 | PRAIRIE DU SAC

Holiday Light Parade and Fireworks

6PM-8PM Come watch the 2018 Holiday Light Parade and stick around for performances by local youth and a grand finale of Fireworks! Marion Park, Prairie du Sac, www.saukprairie.com; 608-643-4168 November 30-December 2 | SAUK PRAIRIE

Holly Jolly Sauk Prairie

Holly Jolly Sauk Prairie is a NEW community wide holiday celebration! A wide array of events are happening all weekend with tons of participating businesses. Please visit our website to see the full list of all community happenings. www.saukprairie.com November 30 | SPRING GREEN

Country Christmas Light Parade and Tree Lighting

Kickoff the weekend with a Holiday Light Parade, Tree Lighting and Concert starting at 6 PM in the Post House Garden. Then on Saturday, enjoy a day of festivities and the Holiday Home Tour. Downtown Spring Green. For more information visit springgreen.com

DECEMBER December 1 | COLUMBUS

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Fireman’s Park Pavilion in Columbus. Co-sponsored by Fall River & Columbus Chambers. December 1 | LODI

lodi holiday light parade Enjoy the lights of Christmas with a parade of lighted floats and Santa lighting the Christmas Tree. www.lodilakewisconsin.org December 1 | MAUSTON

holiday light parade 6PM

December 1 | NECEDAH

WILD Arts

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge 9AM – 4PM Free Event: Artist of the Month Reception. Refreshments by Friends of Necedah. Meet at the Visitor Center. 608-565-2551 fws.gov/refuge/necedah/ December 1 | NEW LISBON

Christmas Craft Fair

New Lisbon High School, 500 S Forest St Crafts & gifts. Visit with Santa. Hosted by the New Lisbon Lioness Club. 608-562-3555 nlchambr@mwt.net December 1 | PORTAGE

Portage Cookie Walk

Purchase a cookie box filled with a map and specials at the Chamber office and then collect a cookie at various participating businesses. www.portagewi.com 608-742-6242 December 1 | PORTAGE

Holiday House at Presbyterian Church

Luncheon: Chicken Noodle Soup & Beef Barley Soup, Fresh Vegetables and Dessert. 608-742-6006 December 1 | PRAIRIE DU SAC

Holiday Light Parade

6PM – 8PM Come watch the 2018 Holiday Light Parade and stick around for performances by local youth and a grand finale of Fireworks! Marion Park, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578 www.saukprairie.com; 608-643-4168 December 1 | REEDSBURG

Holiday Cookie Walk

10AM-1PM Spend the day walking to participating downtown businesses and receive a homemade holiday treat. Boxes sold at the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, starting Nov 16th. For more info rreedrevorg@ gmail.com. Visit Reedsburg Cookie Walk on Facebook December 1 | RIO

rio santa visit and bake sale

10AM-12PM Rio Community Library.

December 1- 9 | SPRING GREEN

Country Christmas - Light Up The Season Festivities springgreen.com

December 2, 16 | PORTAGE

Bingo at the Portage VFW 1st and 3rd Sundays at 3PM. Open to public with food and drink for sale. 608-742-5350 December 2 | PORTAGE

Gale Singers Holiday Concert

Portage Center for the Arts www.portagecenterforthearts.com 608-742-5655 December 2 | REEDSBURG

Junie B. Jones-Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

2PM Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps ruining all of Junie B.’s fun. So when Junie B. draws May’s name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson! But will the Christmas spirit of peace and goodwill interfere before she can give you-know-who what she deserves? A hilarious and endearing tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park. CAL Center, Reedsburg Area High School, 1100 S Albert Ave, Reedsburg Visit www.calcenterpresents.org or buy tickets at the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce. December 3, 10 17 | PORTAGE

Beer Bucket Bingo at Jack’s Tap

Every Monday @ 6:30PM Prizes for every game, last game is a cover all. December 7-8 | BARABOO

Very Merry Holiday Fair

Artisan Weekend - Helen’s Daughters Event Friday, December 7th - Noon to 6PM. Saturday, December 8th- 9AM to 4PM. Shop with 45 artisans, artists/ craftsmen/authors. This is a great event you won’t want to miss! Many holiday events happen in Baraboo on this weekend in December. Baraboo Arts Building, 323 Water St., Baraboo, theverymerryholidayfair.com/

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DECEMBER – JANUARY

December 7 | REEDSBURG

Living Windows

6-8PM Be transformed with the Christmas spirit! Theme is “All I Want for Christmas Is...” Festivities include horse drawn wagon rides, caroling, Santa and Mrs. Claus, treats, and holiday cheer! Free family event! For more information contact Sarah at 608-524-0000 or antiquesonmain223@frontier.com or visit us on Facebook December 8 | ADAMS

Christmas Treats and Treasures

December 8 | PORTAGE

Historic Indian Agency House Kiddie Christmas

Children of all ages are welcome. Santa will listen to children’s wish lists and get your picture taken in front of the fireplace. www.agencyhouse.org 608-742-6362 December 8 | WONEWOC

Wonewoc’s Lighted Christmas Parade 6PM Downtown Wonewoc 608-464-3114

December 9 | REEDSBURG

8AM– 3PM The annual Christmas Treats & Treasures event includes the sale of assorted trays of Christmas cookies, holiday and general bakery as well as assorted nonbakery goods such as hand-made items new or lightly-used donated “treasures”. St. Joseph Parish Center, 151 State Street, Adams.

VFW Post 1916 Breakfast

December 8 | CAMBRIA

New Lisbon Community Center 4:30PM – 6PM Complimentary meal open to all. Typically every last Tuesday. 608-562-3555 nlchambr@mwt.net

SANTA VISIT AT CAMBRIA COMMUNITY ROOM from 10-11:30AM.

December 8 | CAMP DOUGLAS

8AM-12PM Breakfast Menu includes made to order Omelet, French Toast, Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits and Gravy, Coffee, Milk & Orange Juice. VFW Hall, 200 Veterans Dr, Reedsburg 608-524-1435 December 11 | NEW LISBON

Community Supper

Breakfast with Santa

December 12 | ELROY

December 8 | PORTAGE

United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 125 Royall Ave 4:30PM – 6PM Complimentary meal open to all. Every last Wednesday. 608-462-5953 elroywi.com (Business Directory/ Churches/ Elroy United Methodist Church)

Village Hall 8am - 11am Pancakes & sausage, $5/person 608-427-3355 campdouglaswi.com

Breakfast with Santa at Culver’s

Tickets are required in advance. There is no fee for breakfast, but we ask that you bring non-perishable food items for the local food pantry. www.portagewi.com 608-742-6242 December 8 | PORTAGE

Historic Indian Agency House Wreath Making Workshop

Make your own, or buy one already made. Reservations appreciated. www.agencyhouse.org 608-742-6362 December 8 | PORTAGE

Historic Living Windows

Enjoy this historical celebration by strolling the downtown streets and viewing numerous window displays that come to life. www.portagewi.com

Community Supper

December 13 | MAUSTON

Community Supper

Mauston High School, 800 Grayside Ave 5PM – 6:30PM Every last Thursday, complimentary meal open to all. 608-847-7924 sharingsupper.org December 15 | CAMP DOUGLAS

Grilled Steak Dinner

VFW Hall 4pm – 8pm $10/plate, every third Saturday, hosted by Memorial VFW Post 10911 & Auxiliary 608.427.3355 vfw10911@yahoo.com December 15 | NECEDAH

Family Snowshoe

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge 10AM – 11AM Free Event: Snowshoes

provided. Meet at the Visitor Center 608-565-2551 fws.gov/refuge/necedah/ December 17 | PORTAGE

Portage Sharing Supper

Wayne Bartels Middle School 5PM Come, join your friends and neighbors for good food, conversation and a free meal. Kids’ corner, blood pressure station and informational booths onsite. December 18 | NEW LISBON

Bingo

City Hall Community Room, 6PM. Every third Tuesday. Doors open at 5:30PM. Bingo supplies, snacks and beverages available for purchase. 608-562-3555 newlisbonchamber.com December 23 | REEDSBURG

Open Table Community Meal

4-6PM Come enjoy a free meal with family and friends! St John Lutheran Church, 307 Sixth St, Reedsburg Sue 608-524-2880 December 24 | PORTAGE

Santa at the Elks Lodge December 25 | PORTAGE

Christmas Day Dinner at Portage Presbyterian Church

Come share in the fellowship and enjoy a home cooked meal. No reservations needed.

JANUARY January 1 | NEW LISBON

Purple Plunge (formerly the Turtle Dunk)

Dirty Turtle Restaurant, Bar & Marina 11AM-3PM. Jump into the frigid waters of Castle Rock Lake! Silent Auction, Basket Raffle, Bingo. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life/ American Cancer Society 715-459-1878 wendy.staven@cancer.org January 18-19 | PRAIRIE DU SAC

Bald Eagle Watching Days

Friday Night, 8AM-4PM Saturday. Each year, dozens of eagles winter at Prairie du Sac to fish the open waters of the Wisconsin River. Enjoy Birds

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January 25 | REEDSBURG

Waylon, Willie and Johnny Cash...the Highwaymen “A Musical Tribute”

7PM The original Highwaymen consisted of Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash. This re-creation of that band continues the legacy of perhaps the greatest super group in country music history. CAL Center, Reedsburg Area High School 1100 S Albert Ave, Reedsburg. Visit www.calcenterpresents.org or buy tickets at the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce.

January 26 | PRAIRIE DU SAC

Wollersheim Port Release Day

10AM-4PM Join Wollersheim Winery to celebrate their original red Port and new White Port. Take a behindthe-scenes look at the making of Wollersheim Ports. Sample both Ports and other Wollersheim wines available for tasting and by the glass. Enjoy live jazz, light food, and winemaker insights. Wollersheim Winery, 7876 State Road 188, Prairie du Sac, www.wollersheimwinery.com; 800-847-9463

FEBRUARY February 1 | SAUK CITY

Dueling Pianos at the Dorf 7PM-10PM Presented by River Arts, Inc. Enjoy a night of live music where you can request your own songs, bid on incredible silent auction packages,

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2PM & 7PM Buddies Marvin and Lloyd spend a winter’s day in a shanty out on the ice, talking about life, love and Leinie’s. Guys on Ice has thrilled audiences throughout Wisconsin, as well as in Michigan, Oregon, California and New York. CAL Center, Reedsburg Area High School 1100 S Albert Ave, Reedsburg. Visit www. calcenterpresents.org or buy tickets at the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce.

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February 16 | REEDSBURG

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and take fabulous photos in the original Traveling Photo Booth. Don’t miss this! Dorf Haus Restaurant, 8931 Hwy Y, Sauk City. Tickets available from River Arts, Inc. www.riverartsinc.org 608-643-5215

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Sundays: Breakfast 9-12:30 pm Lunch 11-4 pm Dinner 4-close

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Voted best dinner, “A memorable best soup, best dessert, dining best pizza, best experience” bartender and server - Wisconsin - Lodi Enterprise State Journal

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1.5 Miles from Ferry Crossing on Hwy. 188 78

Bar opens at 4 pm. Enjoy our large outdoor patio & bar. Fresh cut steaks • Fish Specials • Friday fish fry • Pasta • Pizza • Fish Tacos • Tequila Shrimp • Prawns • Saturday Night Prime Rib Wine • Specialty Drinks & 40 Imported, Domestic and Seasonal Beers Weekday $10.00 Full Dinner Deals

W12690 Hwy 188 Lodi 608-592-4266 • www.fishtalesrestaurant.com

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2018 Fall Fun Guide  

• Wineries • Farmers’ Markets • Antiques & Collectibles • Local Dining • Apple Orchards • Pumpkin Patches