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Plan commission rejects Weston TIF expansion plan as opposition mounts Weston has been overleveraged on TIF Districts for some time, based on Department of Revenue best practices. It’s one of the many things residents pointed out Monday night as Weston’s Plan Commission struck down a proposal to expand Weston’s TIF District No. 2. The amendment would have allowed for millions of dollars in new expenditures for potential mixed-used development and resurfacing of the Schofield Avenue corridor, which is the main thoroughfare of the district. TIF Districts are a mechanism that municipalities can employ to raise funds for projects that otherwise might not happen to address blight. Projects proposed for the districts must meet the “but, for” test, meaning the project must be shown to need the funding in order to happen. In practice, projects are rarely rejected for not meeting that criterion. Districts operate like this: once a district is set, any new value created in the district after that point generates tax revenue for the district instead of the taxing jurisdictions like the village, the school district, the county, etc. In theory, projects funded through TIF generate new revenue that pays back the amount borrowed against the district. If that doesn’t happen and the district ultimately closes under water, the taxpayers ultimately shoulder the burden. The Plan Commission appeared swayed by a lengthy public comment period in which 100% of speakers were opposed to amending the district. Consultant Mark Roffer told the public that the amendment only allows for potential projects, but doesn’t guarantee them. Any projects would still need to come before the village board. Several people including plan commission members pointed out many concerns with Weston’s finances. They include the $16 million new municipal center, which many residents said they didn’t have a say on and several called a “Taj Mahal”; the fact that Weston has nearly twice the recommended amount of property value in TIF than state guidelines suggest; and the failed Camp Phillips Center retail corridor plan. “I’m just going to say what no one else wants to say,” Plan

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City leaders choose a new version of environmental justice

A new version of a controversial new resolution could be heading to the city council soon. A Committee of the Whole last week approved a new version of the Environmental Justice Resolution, which seeks to codify environmental best practices for the city. City Council Member Tom Kilian introduced the first version of the Environmental Justice Resolution earlier this year. The original version borrowed heavily from a similar resolution in Evanston, Ill., which Kilian says is the first he knows of in the entire Midwest. The resolution seeks to apply environmental concerns equitably and to foster public involvement. Two new versions were considered in addition to Kilian’s original last week Wednesday. Lisa Rasmussen developed a version she said was more friendly to commerce and Mayor Katie Rosenberg developed another that tightened up some of the resolution’s language. Business leaders from firms such as 3M and Kolbe and Kolbe, as well as the Chamber of Commerce, opposed the resolution, saying it would stifle innovation and workforce talent recruiting, largely through the argument that Wausau would have more stringent environmental regulations than other communities. The committee (effectively the entire council acting as a committee) chose Rosenberg’s version but with several tweaks including substituting “equity” for “equality.” The word “equity” has become a hot-button word stemming from the debates around the Community for All Resolution. The resolution was also amended to remove a section about earmarking future federal infrastructure bill dollars for environmental concerns.


Winter named East baseball coach Career and Technical Education Coordinator Jon Winter has been named Wausau East’s new head baseball coach, the school district reports. Winter, a former Wausau East player himself with Major League experience, will be replacing longtime coach Steve Heinrich. Wausau East finished last in the Wisconsin Valley Conference last year, despite early wins against Wisconsin Rapids and Merrill.

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Committee OKs increased funding for ash treatment/removal

The city’s Parks Committee has OK’ed more funding for the treatment and removal of ash trees as the city seeks to mitigate the effects of emerald ash borer. The Parks Committee Monday approved adding $63,000 to next year’s budget to treat and remove ash trees. The city earlier adopted a 12-15 year plan to remove ash trees and replace them with other tree species. Emerald ash borer was first found in Wausau in November, but city leaders have been planning for the bug’s arrival for some time. Emerald ash borer infests ash trees and eventually leaves them dead, making them a safety hazard. Even with the extra funding, believe it or not, the city’s efforts will be slower than the original timeline, Polley says. The original budget turned out not to be enough to continue at the current pace. City foresters are treating trees until they can remove them. To continue the pace, it would actually cost $253,000. The final city budget has not yet been approved.

Pool extension approved for next year At least one city pool will stay open an extra two weeks next summer after the rest of them close for the season. The city’s Parks Committee Monday approved keeping one pool open for two weeks, in response to complaints the city gets about the pools closing so early in summer. Right now, city pools close in early to mid-August. Staffing all three city pools longer wouldn’t be possible because of staffing issues, Parks Director Jamie Polley says, but keeping one pool open two weeks is a solution to giving folks a late summer pool option. Keeping one pool open two more weeks would cost about $9,000, Polley says. Staff will determine which pool to keep open.

County board member resigns then wants back in

Another Marathon County Board member resigned this

month — but now wants back in. Randy Fifrick, who served on the Marathon County Board for District 15, resigned recently because he was a candidate for a job that required him to resign, County Board Chair Kurt Gibbs says. But that job didn’t pan out, and Fifrick asked county board leaders if he could resume his post. Though there was no legal reason they couldn’t have done so, Corporation Counsel Michael Puerner said the county board would have needed to suspend its rules around appointments. But most members of the executive committee didn’t want to do that. Most felt it would only be fair to open up the position to anyone who wants to apply. District 15 covers wards six through 10 of the village of Kronenwetter. Robinson warned not to take too long filling the position as the county would soon be wrestling with the budget and the seat being vacant would mean Kronenwetter would be without representation during the budget process. Fifrick’s is the third resignation this term, following resignations from E.J. Stark and Romey Wagner. Two more resignations came at the end of the last term, according to the county clerk’s office.

Mobile home residents get move-out date as health department recons with health hazards

The Marathon County Health Department is looking at ways to mitigate health hazards at the Northern mobile home park as residents have been given notice to move. Judge Michael Moran ruled on Sept. 7 that residents of the Northern Community Mobile Park on Grand Avenue must move out within 60 days of the order, giving them until Nov. 7 to find new residences. A resident of the mobile park told City Pages there are roughly 40 families still remaining at the park and not all of them have somewhere to go. And, the reputation of the park is something that’s making it more difficult for them to find new residences, the resident told City Pages. The ruling came as the city of Schofield sued current owner Sustainable Resources, alleging Sustainable Resources didn’t renew its license to operate the facility and allowed a number of health issues to persist. Sustainable Resources filed a countersuit. Marathon County Health Officer Laura Scudiere says North Central Community Action Program is working on relocation efforts.

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Kleefisch declares for guv

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COVER FEATURE

EIGHT MEN OUT

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WAUSAU EAST DIDN’T HAVE THE NUMBERS FOR AN 11-MAN TEAM THIS YEAR. SO IT TRIED 8-MAN FOOTBALL INSTEAD.

The sounds of the marching band wafted out of Thom Field early Friday evening, as students and adult fans wandered into the stadium. Students throughout the stadium dressed in Hawaiianthemed clothing: unbuttoned Hawaiian shirts and faux grass skirts. Cheers for the home team erupted in the pine tree-lined stadium in a largely residential neighborhood that at the same time somehow seems tucked into the woods. It could be a typical Friday night in America, where football teams around the country take to high school stadiums and try their might on the gridiron. But for East, it was an extra special night: it might be the only home game the team plays all season. Last summer a press release from the Wausau School District announced that Wausau East would not be fielding a standard varsity team. Instead, East would field an 8-man football team. Why? There weren’t enough players to yield a full team safely. The main culprit was the junior class. Only two juniors went out for football for the 2021 season. Faced with a choice, playing 8-man seemed the best viable option to still play football, especially for the seniors, many of whom for which it might be their last chance. It means no conference play, and anything but a set schedule.

The game Friday night, against crosstown team Newman Catholic, came with less than a week’s lead time. Wausau East’s Coach Henry Kremnitzer is optimistic it will be a one-year change. Though national statistics don’t look optimistic for the sport in general, the numbers of sophomores and middle schoolers look promising, he says. The team fully plans to return to 11-man football next year. But for this year, Wausau East is trying its hand at an interesting variation on football — playing with only eight players instead of 11. Fans Friday night didn’t seem to enjoy it any less, though they might not have loved the score.

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Coach Kremnitzer is enthusiastic in a meeting at the Wausau School District’s Longview Administration building. The 8-man program is going well, he says, and all the numbers indicate the change will be temporary. He becomes animated when talking about the initial reaction to the news that the Wausau East Lumberjacks would not have a varsity team for the 2021 season. Indeed, some headlines were misleading: one read that east had canceled the 2021 varsity season. And that’s not wrong, but many people seemed to be under the impression that it meant there would be no football at all this year. Kremitzer is clear that’s simply not true. A number of factors led to East deciding not to play 11-man football this year. The team only ended up with nine seniors, but more critically, only two juniors going out for football this year. The sophomore class is much bigger, with 18, and the middle school programs are more robust, but that would have made for an impossible varsity season. So instead, the school decided to pursue eight-man football. It turns out, as Kremnitzer points out, 8-man football in high school isn’t as uncommon as it once was. Newman Catholic Football has been running an eight-man program for several years, and has reached the state championship level for eight-man football. Athens has a team, and plenty of other smaller schools have it too. The decision was somewhat demo-

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cratic, Kremnitzer told City Pages. During the team’s contact days in late July, team officials discussed the potential for eight-man with the players, and with the seniors’ parents. Other options included the players becoming coaches for the middle school team. “The seniors wanted to have a season,” Kremnitzer says.

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A new thing that is going on at the youth level has Kremnitzer excited for the future of football. It’s called tacklebar, and is a way to teach younger children the fundamentals of tackling without taking the fall. Tacklebar works like this: Young players wear a belt around their waists and two bars run parallel to their bodies on their backs. When a young football player tackles someone, they must still wrap their arms around them like in a normal tackle, but instead of taking them to the ground, Kremnitzer says, they pull the two bars out and that completes the down. That allows young athletes to start being in-

troduced to tackling without the fear of getting hurt, something that is starting to slow participation in football in general. Participation in football in the high school level has steadily declined over a ten-year period and COVID-19 didn’t help matters much. Sports participation in general has declined over the last decade: More than 80,000 girls and nearly 119,000 boys played sports in the 09-10 season in Wisconsin; those numbers dropped from 73,500 for girls and 105,300 for boys in the 18-19 season. And 23,154 Wisconsin players participated in football in 18-19, according to the National Federation of High School Associations. That’s much less than the 30,823 who participated in 08-09. But eight-man football has risen from nothing in 08-09 (according to the NFHS anyway) to 623 in the 18-19 season. Wausau Newman, which East played Friday night, has played in the state championship in eight-man football. Which made them a tough opponent. The score was pretty lopsided at the half, with only one touchdown chalked up on the East side (the final score was 49-22). But the cheers for that touchdown weren’t any quieter than one would expect of a home crowd. It’s likely many in the stands were just happy to have a local football game to cheer for, in person.

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The switch has also meant a lot of travel. So far the team has traveled more than two hours to both of their games. They’re too big to be allowed in an 8-man league conference, so they basically pick up games when other teams drop out for various reasons. Luckily for last weekend, one of those teams that had an opening was Wausau Newman. That allowed a rare eight-man football game right at home at Thom Field, the closest its seniors will have to a homecoming game. Kremnitzer says they found out the Sunday before about the game, and made it the team’s parents night.

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What’s the eight-man game like? It’s a fastpaced game, Kremnitzer says, and there’s a lot of hitting. “The fast pace keeps you in the game the whole time,” Kremnitzer says. The smaller numbers on the field allow for a number of unique formations — a fifth man is allowed to take the line but is eligible to run out for a pass, for instance. An offense could run a threeman line up to a five-man line. It’s also a more narrow field: 40 yards wide versus the 55-yard width of a standard field. Kremnitzer, a defensive coordinator before taking over as head coach two years ago, says it means teams need to be ready to call a lot of audibles and react on the fly. Quarterback Noah Stroming, a third-year varsity starter, told City Pages he was excited at the prospect of eight-man football. When the decision was made, he and other players were shown film of Wausau Newman playing eightman football and Stroming thought it looked fun. So far, Stroming says, it’s actually been fun and not much different from the 11-man game — but on defense, it’s very noticeable because the offense can get the ball out really fast. “They’ll snap the ball and in around 4 seconds they can have a running back with the ball already at the sidelines,” Stroming says. “You really do have to react a lot quicker.” Sawyer Trevillian, a senior and captain on the Lumberjacks team, says he tried to remain optimistic and was excited about the prospect of playing new teams. He thought they would roll to wins easily but those teams want wins just as badly as East does, Tevillian told City Pages. “If anything I learned this year not to underestimate my opponent,” he says. Trevillian agreed that the pace is much faster than 11-man varsity. And more players end up playing on both sides of the ball, which means strong conditioning is a must.

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How to sell drugs online (in German!) How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) | Three Seasons | Netflix I had no idea when clicking on How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) on Netflix that I was signing up for a German language show. Which for me, means reading a lot of subtitles. (And unlike Japanese programs, I have no understanding of German other than “guten morgen” for good morning.) Three seasons in, I can say one thing: it’s worth reading a few subtitles. How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) is funny, quirky, and has what I could only describe as German sensibilities. There are some cultural subtleties one picks up while watching shows from other countries, which I always find fascinating. One example here is how high school students apparently must give an interpretation on Faust upon graduation. Maybe it was just that school, but the show presents it as a right of passage for German high school students. How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) might sound a bit self-explanatory, but by means of summing up the story: Mortiz Zimmermann is a high school student in Germany who dreams of being a CEO like Steve Jobs or Jeff Bezos. Teamed up with his best friend Lenny, who has cancer and is a coding whiz, the two are struggling to start up an ecommerce business together. His girlfriend meanwhile just returned from a year in the U.S. and is a little bored of everything in her hometown, including Moritz.

What begins as an attempt to buy out all the ecstasy from the dealer of the boy who his ex-girlfriend likes so that he has none to offer Lisa, he turns his and Lenny’s ecommerce site into an online drug business instead. Then the money starts rolling in, bigger players become involved, all while Moritz is trying to hide his business from everyone including his father, who is a policeman, and his Instagram influencer 12-year-old sister. If that sounds convoluted, it gets crazier from there. Each episode (roughly 30 minutes, interesting for a drama but it very much works) is packed with plot and character development as Moritz’s situation gets more and more complicated. The relationships between all the characters are constantly changing and evolving, but Moritz spends

more and more time being disliked by the other characters as the show goes on. It seems clear that Mortiz is somewhat based on a real online drug dealer in Germany — Maxmillian Schmidt ran the website Shiny Flakes from his parents’ apartment in Leipzig. Netflix also hosts the documentary about Schmidt, called Shiny Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord. The format is similar in that Max and Moritz both do talking head explainers followed by plot. Both took payments in bitcoin and both were paranoid about being caught mailing their product. A key difference is that Max was a solid loner, with no friends outside of those on his computer. Moritz has friends but spends a lot of time estranged from them. Which makes sense. It wouldn’t be a very interesting show if it was just him. The added cultural element makes How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) really interesting too. Like in Japan, Germans often add English words for emphasis or their exoticness. This is part of what made Ultraviolet, a Polish crime show, so interesting. It’s a window into another culture - not because it’s a direct facsimile of that culture but because of the deliberate choices made in the show. How do the showrunners view their own culture? That’s what we get a glimpse into when we watch shows like this. But if Drugs Online were a show entirely in English, it would still be very good. The added culture element only makes it that much more interesting. Just make sure to put your reading glasses on.

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When Matt Bolenbaugh was 16 years old, the age most teens are getting their driver’s licenses and cars, he says he bought a “crummy” thrift store bike and pedaled it the 25 miles home. From that moment he was hooked on biking. That bike became the springboard to propel him on the path and trajectory of bike mechanics and to now owning All About Bikes, the bike repair shop he started in his garage, he says. “It’s wonderful,” says Bolenbaugh of being on a bike. “There is infinite joy in cycling. There is no job, no outer world at that moment on the bike,” he says. At 36 he still feels that freedom when he rides that he first felt 20 years ago. “It’s no secret I am enthralled with bikes.” Bolenbaugh started learning how to “wrench” (fix) bikes after a lucky find at a Wausau garage sale where he stumbled upon some high-quality bike tools and stands. The person selling the tools also happened to be a master bike mechanic in

town. One conversation led to another and Bolenbaugh began a mentorship relationship with him. He took Bolenbaugh under his wing and helped him learn the trade, nurturing the passion he had for biking and fixing bikes. “This is my 15th season of working on bikes,” he says smiling. “I knew pretty well early on from the first time I worked at Rib Mountain Cycles starting back in 2006, I knew this was going to be my lifetime career.” Bolenbaugh’s love for biking, fixing and building bikes took him in and out of several bike shops in the Wausau area. “There are some personal things going on in my life where I felt like it might be a good time for a switch.” He had bandied about the idea of starting a mobile bike repair and then with a stroke of luck, a friend told him about a store in southern Wisconsin that was closing and tossing out all their repair equipment. “They had massive amounts of tools and stands and they were just going

to throw them into a dumpster,” he says. Bolenbaugh grabbed them up and began to fashion a bicycle repair shop in his garage in Wausau. “I felt like the stars aligned. Like it was meant to be.” Two years ago, Bolenbaugh opened All About Bikes and says he is busy and has all the work he wants all the time. Bolenbaugh, a bike-polo, road and mountain bike athlete himself is happily watching this area become more and more renowned for its biking. “The Strava numbers [for biking around this area] have gone up quite a bit from 2020 to 2021... there was a big jump.” Bolenbaugh believes the area has done a phenomenal job creating a great environment for cycling. “There are more off the street paths and electronic bikes help a lot, too, which I am all for. If we can get more butts on bikes, then that’s great.” More bikes mean more customers for Bolenbaugh. While he does offer bike pickup with his van, Bolenbaugh is focused

on working on bikes in his shop as well as holding one-on-one repair clinics or smallsized classes. “I am thinking of doing clinics and sharing the knowledge that I have,” he says. In the future, he would like to also expand his business to include rentals and high-end bicycle sales. At present Bolenbaugh offers tune-ups, repairs and custombuilds of wheels or complete bikes from the frame and fork on up. Bolenbaugh has had specialty training with the brands Trek and Specialized but says he can repair almost any brand or make of bike. “I specialize in newer technology. I like trying to keep up with the newest trends and I like the continuous training and have helped quite a few people on retro rebuilds, like an old cruiser that somebody is fixing back up, where we tear it down to the frame and then build it back up with new parts.” For more information on All About Bikes visit: allaboutbikeswausau.com or call: 715-216-7325. September 16-23, 2021

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Aaron Lee Kaplan SATURDAY 9/18 | RHINELANDER BREWING COMPANY

Playing a mix of rock, blues and folk, this singer-songwriter from Marshfield plays a mix of covers and originals for an evening of acoustic guitar virtuosity and great songwriting. Inspired by classic rock music, Kaplan started writing songs and playing guitar at age 12. By age 15 he was performing at coffee shops, restaurants, and bookstores. Since moving to Wisconsin in 2015, he’s earned a reputation for his slide and fingerstyle guitar playing and his thought-provoking original songs. Though he’s a solo artist, he achieves a full sound by adding percussion to his vocals and guitar by using a foot stomp box, which has a similar sound to a kick drum. 6 pm. 715-550-2337.

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formance. The concert includes some of the all-time best movie songs, includes tunes from Sound Of Music, West Side Story, Schindler’s List, Frozen, Star Wars and more while. In addition to the energetic band instruments, the show also features singers Laura Lydia Paruzynski and Ian Garthwaite. After decades with the CWSO, this show is the final performance from concertmaster Steven Bjella. Bring chairs, blankets, and picnics to enjoy these movie tunes. Starts at 2 pm. Free but donations welcomed. Details at cwso.org.

Maple Fall Fest SAT.-SUN. 9/18-19 | WILDWOOD PARK, MARSHFIELD

Visit Marshfield is celebrating 29 years of all things Maple at the annual Maple Fall Fest. This event will feature over 100 vendors with original artwork, handmade arts and crafts, Amish specialties, The Maple Village, food vendors, and a beer garden. Details at Visitmarshfield.com.

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Formed in in 2009, Tuba Skinny has steadily evolved from a loose collection of street musicians into a solid ensemble dedicated to bringing the traditional New Orleans sound to audiences around the world. Drawing on a wide range of musical influences—from spirituals to Depressionera blues, from ragtime to traditional jazz—their sound evokes the rich musical heritage of their New Orleans home. The band has gained a loyal following through their distinctive sound, their commitment to reviving long-lost songs, and their whirlwind live performances. Part of the 10x10 series. Starts at 8 pm. $10 general admission. Tickets at grandtheater.org.

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival SEPT. 17-26 | LOCATIONS AROUND CENTRAL WISCONSIN

Book lovers unite! This annual festival gets bigger and bigger each year since its inception in 2017. This year, the Marathon County Public Library is collaborating with the Portage County Library in Stevens Point and the McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids to host events in all three cities and virtually. The festival features more than 40 authors, Writers including New York Times bestselling novelist Taylor Jenkins Reid, music scholar (and Wausau native) Charles Hughes, Wisconsin Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton, champion boxer and non-profit leader Héctor Colón, mystery authors Mary Logue and Kathleen Ernst, novelist and retired firefighter Gregory Renz, Andrew Graff and so many more. You’ll experience a fantastic mix of events covering fiction and non-fiction, poetry, graphic novels, children’s authors and teen events, panels, workshops and much more. Details and full schedule of events at mcpl.us/cwbf.


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Rising Phoenix · Bonnie & Clyde Gangster Park, Harshaw. 70s-90s classic rock. 5:30 pm. 715-680-0900 Julio Reyes · Mosinee Brewing Company, Mosinee. Pop. 6 pm. 715-693-2739 KT Country · Backcountry Brewing, Plover. Classic country. 6:30 pm. 715-310-2474 Virginia Steel · Mr. Scott ’s Tavern and Grill, Tomahawk. Acoustic variety & original. 7 pm. 715-453-3777 Jack Greenwood · Bull Falls Brewery, Wausau. Pop rock. 7 pm. 715-842-2337 Doug Kroening · Corner Pub, Tomahawk. Acoustic variety, classic rock. 8 pm. 715-453-8966 Among Them in Trenches, Elk Startled by Thunder, and Claim Defeat · Polack Inn, Wausau. Metal and punk. 8 pm. 715-845-6184

Friday September 17

Brian McLaughlin (BMac) · Bonnie & Clyde Gangster Park, Harshaw. Music from Frank Sinatra to Bruno Mars. 12 pm. 715-680-0900 Virginia Steel · Rock Island, Merrill. Acoustic variety & original. 2 pm. 715-536-8560 The Hucksters featuring Jay Stulo & Doug Kroening · Corner Pub, Tomahawk. Classic rock & original. 2 pm. 715-453-8966 The Drovers · Bull Falls Brewery, Wausau. Classic rock. 6 pm. 715-842-2337 Ian Seaholm · Mosinee Brewing Company, Mosinee. Blues. 7 pm. 715-693-2739 Hijinx · Backcountry Brewing, Plover. Variety. 7 pm. 715-310-2474 Northwoods Skitchers · Sawmill Brewing Company, Merrill. Blues, Motown, classic rock, 60s-70s rock n’ roll. 7 pm. 715-722-0230 Dave Steffen Band · Mr. Scott ’s Tavern and Grill, Tomahawk. Classic rock, blues, Cash & original. 8 pm. 715-453-3777 Christy Anna with Miss Erica · Arrow Sports Club, Weston. Country & original. 8:30 pm. 715-359-2363

Saturday September 18

Brian McLaughlin (BMac) · Bonnie & Clyde Gangster Park, Harshaw. Music from Frank Sinatra to Bruno Mars. 12 pm. 715-680-0900 Big Road Band · Rock Island, Merrill. Classic rock, funk, blues, variety. 2 pm. 715-536-8560 Doug Kroening · JEB’s Bar & Grill, Irma. Acoustic variety, classic rock. 2 pm. 715-409-2179 The Influence · Corner Pub, Tomahawk. Classic rock & variety dance. 2 pm. 715-453-8966 Scott Kirby · Mary’s Hangout, Tomahawk. Acoustic variety & original. 2 pm. 715-453-1943 Aaron Lee Kaplan · Rhinelander Brewing Company, Rhinelander. Folk, blues. 6 pm. 715-550-2337 Through Crimson · The Office Bar, Schofield. Alternative rock. 6 pm. 715-355-5432 Bradley Sperger · Sunset Point Winery, Stevens Point. Variety. 6 pm. 715-544-1262 J-me Baptist · Backcountry Brewing, Plover. Country & pop. 7 pm. 715-310-2474 Nick Foytik · Sawmill Brewing Company, Merrill. Blues, soul, rock n’ roll. 7 pm. 715-722-0230 BG listings must be received at least 10 days in advance. Drop your listing off at our Washington Square office or mail to: City Pages, P.O. Box 942, Wausau, WI 54402-0942; email to: entertainment@mmclocal.com Please include a contact name and phone number.

TAE · Mosinee Brewing Company, Mosinee. Soul. 7 pm. 715-693-2739 The Dead Fretz · Winding Trail Bar, Tomahawk. 90s alternative to classic roots. 7 pm. 715-453-2337 BOGFOOT · Mr. Scott ’s Tavern and Grill, Tomahawk. Variety. 8 pm. 715-453-3777 Decade XS · Black Bear Bar & Grill, Minocqua. Pop, rock & variety. 9 pm. 715358-2116 String Cheese · Arrow Sports Club, Weston. Variety. 9 pm. 715-359-2363

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The Chord Trackers · Renee’s Red Rooster Bar and Grill, Stevens Point. Folk, bluegrass, Americana. 3 pm. 715-344-9825 Funkyard Dealers· Emy J’s Coffeehouse, Stevens Point. Progressive funk rock. 5 pm. 715-345-0471

Wednesday September 22

Bradley Sperger · Bull Falls Brewery, Wausau. Variety. 7 pm. 715-842-2337

Thursday September 23

Kevin Troestler & Bernardo Cano Duo · Hiawatha Restaurant and Lounge, Wausau. Bluegrass, country, blues. 7 pm. 715-848-5166

Friday September 24

Jon Grove · District 1 Brewing Company, Stevens Point. Acoustic. 6:30 pm. 715-544-6707 Psychic War Elephant · Elbow Room, Stevens Point. Rock, blues, psychedelic. 8 pm. 715-344-9840 Jack Greenwood & TeawhYB · Ciao Bar & Italian, Wausau. Pop rock, variety. 8 pm. 715-298-2004

Friday September 25

Derek Lind · O’so Brewing Company, Plover. Original country, folk, variety. 3 pm. 715-254-2163 Harps and Heels · Sunset Point Winery, Stevens Point. Classic rock. 6 pm. 715-544-1262 Salmon Run Band · District 1 Brewing Company, Stevens Point. Acoustic. 7 pm. 715-544-6707 Kayla Drange and Adam Bluhm · Speakeasy, Schofield. Variety. 8 pm. 715-298-6303 Wildside · Cruisin 1724, Wausau. 80’s hair metal. 9 pm. 715-675-2940

Saturday September 26

Curt Pliske & Polka Spirit · Cruisin 1724, Wausau. Polka. 3 pm. 715-675-2940

Friday October 1

Unity the Band · O’so Brewing Company, Plover. Reggae rock. 6 pm. 715-254-2163 Amelia Ford · Sawmill Brewing Company, Merrill. Original pop & folk-rock. 7 pm. 715-722-0230

Saturday October 2

Sarah Crow and the Strangers · O’Brien’s on Main, Amherst. Folk. 7 pm. 715-824-3317 Rising Phoenix · Cruisin 1724, Wausau. 70’s-90’s classic rock. 8 pm. 715-675-2940

Sunday October 3

Ray’s Jolly Chaps · Cop Shoppe Pub, Wausau. Polka. 1 pm. 715-845-2030

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Trivia@MBCo · Wednesdays, hosted at Mosinee Brewing Company, 401 4th St, Mosinee. Trivia starts at 7 pm each Wednesday. Masks required. Limit team size to 6 people. http://www.mosineebrewing.com/ Team Trivia Nights at Sawmill Brewing Company · Wednesdays, hosted at Sawmill Brewing Company, 1110 E 10th St,

1. Iron Maiden ‘Senjutsu’ 2. Samantha Fish ‘Faster’ 3. Big Red Machine ‘How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last’ 4. James McMurtry ‘Horses & The Hounds’ 5. Mammoth WVH ‘Mammoth WVH’ 6. Killers ‘Pressure Machine’ 7. Drive-By Truckers ‘Plan 9 Records 7/13/06’ 8. Black Keys ‘Delta Kream’ 9. Heavy Temple ‘Lupi Amoris’ 10. Sturgill Simpson ‘Ballad Of Dood & Juanita’

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Brian McLaughlin (BMac) · Thurs. 9/16, Sara Park, Tomahawk. Music from Frank Sinatra to Bruno Mars. 6 pm. 715-453-4040 Tuba Skinny · Thurs. 9/16, hosted by the Grand Theater, 401 N 4th St, Wausau. Listen to a tuba ensemble play music ranging from jazz to blues. Starts at 8 pm. $10 general admission. Tickets.grandtheater.org The Influence · Fri. 9/17, Northwoods Harley, Arbor Vitae. Classic rock & variety dance. 12 pm. 715-358-5054 Open Tab Acoustic · Fri. 9/17, Stoney Acres Farm, Athens. Acoustic variety. 5 pm. 715-432-6285 Ron White · Fri. 9/17, hosted by the Grand Theater, 401 N 4th St, Wausau. Blue collar comedy. Starts at 7 pm and 10 pm. $46. Tickets.grandtheater.org Rock & Roll Comedy Show · Fri. 9/17, Rookies Sportspub, Stevens Point. Show that combines rock & roll with comedy. Doors open at 7 pm. Show starts at 8:30 pm. $10 advance tickets, $15 at the door. 715-344-7026 Nightcrawlers · Sat. 9/18, Northwoods Harley, Arbor Vitae. Rockabilly & surf. 10:30 am. 715-358-5054 Movie Magic with CWSO · Sat. 9/18, hosted by the Central Wisconsin Symphonic Orchestra at the 400 Block Stage, 401 N 3rd St, Wausau. Listen to the Central Wisconsin Symphonic Orchestra perform music from movies such as

Movie times thru 9/23 Cry Macho (PG13): Every day 7 pm, Fri. & Sat. 7 pm & 9:30 pm, Sat. & Sun. 1 pm & 3:30 pm Malignant (R): Every day 7 pm, Fri. & Sat. 7 pm & 9:15 pm, Sat. & Sun. 1 pm & 3:15 pm Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (PG13): Every day 7 pm, Fri. & Sat. 7 pm & 9 pm, Sat. & Sun. 1 pm & 3 pm

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the Sound of Music, Home Alone, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and more. Starts at 2 pm. Free but donations welcomed. http://www.cwso.org/ Tim Buchholz Jazz Quintet · Sat. 9/18, Stoney Acres Farm, Athens. Jazz. 5 pm. 715-432-6285 Horace Greene · Sat. 9/18, Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau. Indie rock. Doors open at 6 pm. Music starts at 7 pm. $5 cover. 715-298-3202 Drag Show with host Sissy LaLa · Sat. 9/18, Rookies Sportspub, Stevens Point. Drag show. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Show starts at 9 pm. $7 advance tickets, $10 at the door, $15 for reserved seats. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sissy-lala-drag-showtickets-167189822259 Welcome Back Show · Sat. 9/18, Oz Nightclub, Wausau. Drag show. Starts at 10:30 pm. $5. 715-679-3606

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The Price is Right · Wed. 9/29, hosted by the Grand Theater, 401 N 4th St, Wausau. Live stage performance of the famous game show The Price is Right. Starts at 7:30 pm. $39.50-$64.50. Tickets.grandtheater.org Three Dog Night · Fri. 10/1, Grand Theater, Wausau. Famous rock band with 21 Top Ten hits from 1969-1974. Starts at 7:30 pm. $45. Grandtheater.org The Short Pay Riders Album Release Show with Substyle · Fri. 10/1, Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau. Country, blues. Starts at 7:30 pm. 715-298-3202 Royal Wood · Sat. 10/2, Grand Theater, Wausau. Canadian musician who sings a blend of classic and modern pop. Starts at 8 pm. $10. Grandtheater.org Royal Wood · Sun. 10/3, Campanile Center for the Arts, Minocqua. Canadian musician who sings a blend of classic and modern pop. Starts at 3 pm. $15-$28. https://www.campanilecenter.org/

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hosted by the city of Marshfield. Located at the Oak Ave. Community Center, 201 S. Oak Ave. Advanced ticket discounts available through the Parks & Rec department. Ci.marshfield.wi.us. Wednesday Night Pokémon · Wednesdays, The Gaming Emporium, 4317 Stewart Ave, Wausau. Pokémon trading card game night every Wednesday. Starts at 5 pm. Free. 715-298-4073 UW-Stevens Point Planetarium Shows · Sundays from September to December, no show on 11/28, UW-Stevens Point Allen F. Blocher Planetarium and Arthur J. Pejsa Observatories, 2001 Fourth Ave, Stevens Point. Shows held at 2 pm. Masks required. Shows are free. 715-346-2208

EVENTS/SPECTATOR SPORTS “Bloomin’ Greenhouse Tour”-2021 · Sat. 5/15 thru Sun. 10/31, hosted by the Clark County Economic Development Corporation & Tourism Bureau at the Garden Center Headquarters, Clark County, WI. Enjoy a tour in 21 gigantic greenhouses throughout Clark County consisting of over 100,000 plants of many varieties. No cost. For a brochure, call 715-255-9100 or visit www.clarkcountywi.org Grab & Go Craft for Adults: Lavender Sachet · Wed. 9/19/30, hosted by the Marathon County Public Library at all MCPL locations. Grab a kit to make a lavender sachet. Free. Call 715-261-7230 for more info Book-of-the-Month-Club: “Driving Miss Norma” by Tim Bauerschmidt · Wed. 9/1-9/30, hosted by the Marathon County Public Library at MCPL Athens. Discuss Bauerschmidt’s story about a cross-country trip with his 90 year old mother. Call 715-257-7292 for more info Journey Through Literacy · Wed. 9/8-9/22, hosted online by Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. Listen to and learn from people who improved their lives through literacy. Starts at 12 pm. Free. More info at https://wisconsinliteracy.org/events-news/ journey-through-literacy.html Watercolor Painting For Beginners to Advanced · Tuesdays 9/14-10/19, Chestnut Center for the Arts, 208 S Chestnut Ave, Marshfield. Learn the basics of watercolor painting. Starts at 6 pm. $140. Chestnutarts.org Big Taste 2021 · Thurs. 9/16, hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin at Granite Peak Ski Resort, Wausau. Enjoy food and drinks. Benefits help local children. Starts at 5 pm. $75. https://bbbsncw.org/ “Raft of the Stars” with Andrew Graff · Fri. 9/17, hosted by the Marathon County Historical Society at 401 McIndoe St, Wausau. Read and discuss Graff’s book. Starts at 7 pm. Free. 715-261-7230 Wine, Beer & Cheese Gala · Fri. 9/17, WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St, Wittenberg. Enjoy beer, wine, food and live music. Event

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for ages 21 and older. Starts at 7 pm. $25 advance or $30 at the door. 715-253-3525 29th Annual Maple Fall Fest · Sat. 9/18 and Sun. 9/19, hosted by Visit Marshfield at Wildwood Park, 1800 S Roddis Ave. Shop at over 100 vendors, taste food from local vendors and experience entertainment for all ages. Starts at 9 am on 9/18 and 10 am on 9/19. No cost. Visitmarshfield.com Seed and Stick Art “Family Art Party” · Sat. 9/18, Chestnut Center for the Arts, 208 S Chestnut Ave, Marshfield. Make your own artwork with seeds and plant parts mounted on wood. Starts at 9 am. $5. Chestnutarts.org Modern Jungles with Pao Lor · Sat. 9/18, Portage County Library, Stevens Point. Listen to Lor’s memoirs about his childhood experience as a Hmong refugee. Starts at 9 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10515 Friends of MCPL Book Sale · Sat. 9/18, hosted by Friends of MCPL at 300 N First St, Wausau. Books, CDs, TV movies, artwork, board games and puzzles for sale. Open to members but nonmembers can join for yearly membership of $10 per person or $25 per family. Starts at 9:30 am. https://www.mcpl.us/events/10525 On the Go Awesome with Lisl Detlefsen · Sat. 9/18, Robinson Park, Wisconsin Rapids. Detlefsen will discuss her children’s books and how picture books can help children with their speech and vocabulary. Starts at 10 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10549 Art in the Park Stevens Point · Sat. 9/18, Pfiffner Park, Stevens Point. Adults can shop for artwork and children can participate in art projects. Starts at 10 am. Free. www.artintheparkstevenspoint.org “Let’s Begin with Wonder” by Jacqueline Briggs Martin · Sat. 9/18, hosted online by Marathon County Public Library. Author of 20 children’s books will discuss her recent works and why she writes children’s books. Starts at 10:30 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10523 Pork in the Park Ribs and More · Sat. 9/18, hosted by the Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce at Merrill Festival Grounds, Merrill. Enjoy cooked ribs along with other food, craft/vendor sale, and gun show. Starts at 11 am. Free. merrillchamber.org Modern Jungles with Pao Lor · Sat. 9/18, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Listen to Lor’s memoirs about his childhood experience as a Hmong refugee. Starts at 11:45 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10544 LGBTQ+ Activism with Jenny Kelvaitis and Kristen Whitson · Sat. 9/18, hosted online by Marathon County Public Library. Authors Kelvaitis and Whitson will discuss their book about the history of LGBTQ+ rights and activism in Wisconsin. Starts at 12:45 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10536

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CORDIS Condition Blue: The Acoustics of Aquatics · Thurs. 10/7, Lucille Tack Center for the Arts, Spencer. Rock/punk music performed with a Hungarian hammered dulcimer, percussion, guitar, cello and keyboard. Starts at 7 pm. $25. https://lucilletackcenter.com/buy/ Wynonna & The Big Noise · Thurs. 10/7, Grand Theater, Wausau. Variety of music ranging from country to rock and more. Starts at 7:30 pm. $35. Grandtheater.org Pert Near Sandstone and River Valley Rangers · Fri. 10/15, Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau. Bluegrass. Starts at 7 pm. $20. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pert-near-sandstonewith-the-river-valley-rangers-tickets-170181500449

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children 3 and under. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rothschild-northernwisconsin-reptile-expo-tickets-160328056533 Correctional with Ravi Shankar · Sun. 9/19, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Shankar will discuss his story about the criminal justice system and mental health policies. Starts at 1 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10516 From Earth to the Universe · Sun. 9/19, hosted at the UW-Stevens Point Blocher Planetarium, Stevens Point. Learn about what the people of the past thought of the Earth and universe and ways we currently learn about the universe with astronomy and technology. Starts at 2 pm. Free. Uwsp.edu Virtual Mosinee Book Club: “A Stranger in the House” by Shari Lapena · Mon. 9/20, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Virtual discussion about Lapena’s book. Starts at 2 pm. Call 715-687-4420 for more info. GoToMeeting (Online) Group Drumming “Exploring the Arts” For Adults · Mon. 9/20, Chestnut Center for the Arts, 208 S Chestnut Ave, Marshfield. Play drums with other people. Starts at 6 pm. $20. Chestnutarts.org “From Page to Stage and Screen” with Suzanne Bradbeer and Jarrod Crooks · Tues. 9/21, hosted online or at the Marathon County Public Library, Wausau. Learn about how stories can be turned into scripts and put on the big screen. Starts at 3:30 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10538 Book Talks with Kate Allen and Anika Fajardo · Tues. 9/21, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Allen and Fajardo will discuss their books written for middlegrade readers. Starts at 5 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10530 An Evening with Wisconsin Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton · Tues. 9/21, Portage County Public Library, Stevens Point. Learn about Hamilton’s poetry. Starts at 7 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10533 Talking Writing with Two Poets Laureate! · Wed 9/22, Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau. Discuss poetry with two poets, Dasha Kelly Hamilton and Dawn Anderson. Starts at 7 pm. Free. 715-261-7230 Interactive Story Time with Baptiste Paul & Miranda Paul · Thurs. 9/23, Portage County Public Library, Stevens Point. Listen to an interactive children’s story by Baptiste and Miranda Paul. Starts at 10 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10522 The Greats and the Power of Stories with Deborah Ellis · Thurs. 9/23, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Listen to Ellis discuss her young adult novel and the power stories can give to get through hard times. Starts at 5 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10531 Fun@5 with NRG Media LLC and The Bar · Thurs. 9/23, hosted by the Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce at The Bar-Wausau, Rothschild. Network with others and enjoy appetizers and beverages. You can also get a chance to win door prizes. Must be 21 or older. Starts at 5 pm. $10 members online, $15 members at the door, $20 non members online, and $25 non members at the door. wausauchamber.com “Mudslinging” For Beginners to Advanced · Thurs. 9/23, Chestnut Center for the Arts, 208 S Chestnut Ave, Marshfield. Ceramic classes for high school students or adults. Learn how to work with clay, glazing and using a kiln. Starts at 6 pm. $140. Chestnutarts.org Dinner in the Vineyards · Thurs. 9/23, Willow Springs Garden, Wausau. Enjoy food, cocktails and wagon rides to the gardens. Reservations recommended. Starts at 6 pm. $50 per person. 715-675-1171 Hope is the Thing Group Reading · Thurs. 9/23, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. B.J. Hollars will discuss his compilation of essays and poems edited during COVID-19. A group of writers will join in the virtual discussion. Starts at 7 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10517 Lady of the Seven Suns with Tinney Heath · Fri. 9/24, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Heath will

discuss her novel which is set in Italy during the Renaissance. Starts at 10 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10561 Virtual Panel on Writing for Children · Fri. 9/24, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Seven authors and illustrators will discuss how to write, illustrate and publish children’s stories. Starts at 1 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10555 Fireworks Family Fest · Fri. 9/24, hosted by Wausau Events at 725 Woods Pl, Wausau. Enjoy food, music and fireworks. Starts at 4 pm. Free. https://www.wausauevents.org/ “In the Village That Is Not Burning Down” with Travis Brown · Fri. 9/24, Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau. Listen to a poetry reading from Brown’s book. Starts at 6 pm. Free. 715-261-7230 Movie on the Field-Cruella · Fri. 9/24, Nicolet College, Rhinelander. Watch the movie Cruella outside. Starts at 6:30 pm. Free. https://www.nicoletcollege.edu/ “Why Bushwick Bill Matters” with Dr. Charles Hugh · Fri. 9/24, Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau. Listen to Hugh’s story about rapper Bushwick Bill. Starts at 7:30 pm. Free. 715-261-7230 A Talk with Steve Jenkins and Robin Page · Sat. 9/25, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Children’s story authors Jenkins and Page will discuss their stories about animals. Starts at 10 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10521 Cornerstone Press Author Panel · Sat. 9/25, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Talk with four authors and poets who got their works published through Cornerstone Press which was produced by the UW-Stevens Point Department of English. Starts at 10 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10562 Astrid & Apollo with V.T. Bidania · Sat. 9/25, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Bidania, who was born in Laos but grew up in Minnesota, will discuss her children book series about Hmong-American siblings who live in the Twin Cities. Starts at 11 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10519 Wisconsin Author’s Book Fair · Sat. 9/25, Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau. Chat with Wisconsin authors, buy their books and listen to readings. Starts at 11 am. Free to attend. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10545 Nothing to Lose with Kim Suhr · Sat. 9/25, Portage County Public Library, Stevens Point. Suhr will discuss her novel which takes place in Wisconsin. Starts at 1 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10560 Bull Falls Brewery Oktoberfest 2021 · Sat. 9/25, Bull Falls Brewery, Wausau. Taste authentic German foods, listen to brass band music and enjoy other activities. Dress up in Oktoberfest clothes to enter a Best of Oktoberfest contest. Starts at 1 pm. https://www.bullfallsbrewery.com/ From Boxing Ring to Board Room with Héctor Colón · Sat. 9/25, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Colón will discuss his story about how he transitioned from a championship boxer to the CEO and President of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan and Executive Director of the Milwaukee Department of Health and Human Services. Starts at 2 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10537 Shadow Tracker with Jonathon Barnett · Sat. 9/25, Portage County Public Library, Stevens Point. Barnett will discuss his novel about a band of villagers who try to rescue loved ones captured by an invading army. Starts at 3 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10558 The Streel with Mary Logue · Sat. 9/25, Portage County Public Library, Stevens Point. Logue will discuss her story about an Irish woman who moves to Deadwood. Starts at 5 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10559 Best-selling author Taylor Jenkins Reid to headline 2021 CW Book Festival · Sat. 9/25, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Chat with the author of the book Malibu Rising. Starts at 7 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/events/10542 Voices from the Past: A Discovery Walk through Pine Grove Cemetery · Sun. 9/26, hosted by the Marathon County Historical Society at Pine Grove Cemetery, 1501 Grand Ave,

Wausau. Go on a historical tour through the cemetery with costumed re-enactors. Starts at 11 am. $5 per person donation suggested. 715-842-5750 The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum’s “Fairy Cinema” with Cary Elza · Sun. 9/26, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Elza will discuss The Wizard of Oz and how it was brought to cinema. Starts at 10 am. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10557 Frank Meade with Chris Gerboth · Sun. 9/26, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Gerboth will discuss his story about a rock star and actor who returns to his ultraconservative town of Colorado. Starts at 1 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10563 Free Movie Sunday: SCOOB! · Sun. 9/26, Jensen Community Center, 487 N Main Street, Amherst. Watch the movie SCOOB!. Popcorn and water for sale onsite. Starts at 2 pm. Free. Lettiejensencenter.org Two Small Pieces of Glass-The Amazing Telescope · Sun. 9/26, hosted at the UW-Stevens Point Blocher Planetarium, Stevens Point. Learn about the history of the telescope. Starts at 2 pm. Free. Uwsp.edu 2021 CWIMA Manufacturing Expo · Thurs. 9/30, hosted by Central Wisconsin Manufacturer’s Alliance at Central Wisconsin Convention and Expo Center, Rothschild. Expo for anyone interested in working in the manufacturing field. Learn from keynote speakers about their experiences and, if interested, find out how you can get employed in the field. Starts at 8 am. $75. http://www.cwimamfg.com/ Luminary Garden Walk · Fri. 10/1, Monk Botanical Garden, Wausau. Go for an evening stroll through the illuminated gardens and enjoy a bonfire, hot chocolate, and roasted marshmallows (bring your own marshmallows and sticks). Starts at 7 pm. $5 per adult, $2 for kids 12 and under and free for members. Cash only. www.monkgardens.org/page/luminary-walks MEC’s Fall Craft & Market Event · Sat. 10/2, hosted by Merrill Enrichment Center at 303 N Sales St, Merrill. Flea market with different arts and crafts. Food truck will be on-site. Starts at 9 am. Free. 715-536-4226 Fall Show 2021 · Sat.-Sun. 10/2-10/3, Walls of Wittenberg, Wittenberg. Fall-themed art exhibit from 5 artists using different mediums. Starts at 10 am. Free. https://www.wallsofwittenberg.com/ Pull & Pancakes · Sat. 10/2, Willow Springs Garden, Wausau. Enjoy a pancake breakfast and watch the tractor pull. Bring lawn chairs. Breakfast starts at 8:30 am and tractor pull starts at 11 am. $8 per person for the breakfast. 715-675-1171

OUTDOORS Gardens Tours · Saturdays 6/5 thru 9/25, hosted by Monk Botanical Gardens at 1800 N 1st Ave, Wausau. Every Saturday, garden tours will be available for guests. Starts at 10 am or 2 pm. $2 for non members and free for members. 715-261-6309 Self- Guided Interpretative Hikes—Tree ID & Leaves · Fri.-Thurs. 9/10-10/14, hosted at Mead Wildlife Area, Milladore. Learn how to identify trees. Daylight Hours. Free. Meadwildlife.org September Ultra Trail Training Run · Sat. 9/17, hosted by IronBull at Granite Peak Ski Resort, Wausau. Go for a training run for the 2021 Ultra Trail 15k/50k event. Starts at 6:30 pm. Free. https://www.ironbull.org/ Movin with the Mayor-Public Skate · Wed. 9/22, hosted by Wausau & Marathon County Parks, Recreation & Forestry at Oak Island Park, Wausau. Grab your roller skates, skateboard, longboard, or rollerblades and go skating with the mayor. Starts at 5 pm. Free. 715-261-1550 Birkie Trail Run Festival · Fri. & Sat. 9/24-9/25, hosted by the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation at Cable, WI. Choose between several races to participate in. Register online by 7 pm on 9/24. First race starts at 5:30 am. Ticket prices online. https://www.birkie.com/run/events/birkie-trail-run/ Hard Rocks Hiking Challenge · Sat. 9/25, hosted by Active Portage County at 7695 Standing Rocks Road, Stevens Point. Go for an 8k, 13k or 16k hike over rocky terrain at Standing

Rocks County Park. Starts at 7 am. $30. http://activeportagecounty.com/index.cfm Third Annual Ice Age Hike-a-thon · Sat. 9/25, hosted by Central Moraines Chapter at the Dells of Eau Claire, Aniwa. Create your own round trip hike or choose between two options: self-paced hike along the Dells Segment or guided loop hike along the Ice Age trail. Snacks bar, breakfast foods and drinks available. T-shirts available for $5 donation. Starts at 8 am. $20 adults, free for ages 18 and under. https://www.iceagetrail.org/event/hike-a-thon-centralmoraines-chapter/ Wausau Events 5k · Sat. 9/25, hosted by Wausau Events at downtown Wausau Airport, Wausau. Go for a 5k run. Starts at 9 am. $30. https://www.wausauevents.org/ Dog-Powered Silent Sports · Sat. 9/25, hosted by Nicolet College at Washburn Silent Sports Trails, Rhinelander. Participate in three sports activities with your dog. Starts at 9 am. $30. www.nicoletcollege.edu/community/outdoor-adventure 2021 Ultra Trail 15k/50k · Sat. 10/2, hosted by IronBull at State Park Speedway, 147711 N Mountain Rd, Wausau. Put your body to the test with a 15k or 50k race along the Rib Mountain trail. Starts at 6 am. $140 for 50k race and $95 for 15k race. For more details on pricing, additional information and registration, go to https://www.ironbull.org/ultra-marathon-details Red, White and Blue 5k Run/Walk · Sun. 10/3, Dale’s Weston Lanes, Weston. Go for a 5k run/walk and enjoy a pancake breakfast. Proceeds go to the Never Forgotten Honor Flight of Wisconsin. Pancake breakfast starts at 9:30 am. Race starts at 10 am. $35 until 9/24. $45 after 9/24. $25 kids under 18. https://www.visitwausau.com/red-white-blue-5k Red Granite Grinder · Sat. 10/16, hosted by IronBull at downtown Wausau on the 400 Block. Choose between 85 miles, 50 miles, 144 miles and 12 miles and ride a bike along the gravel trails through the Wausau area. 12 mile ride is recreational, timed, non-competitive and great for the family. Starts at 6 am. Costs $90 for 144 miles, $70 for 85 miles or 50 miles, and $35 for 12 miles (free for ages 18 and under). For more info or registration visit https://www.ironbull.org/red-granite-grinder-details Group Hike · Sat. 11/13, hosted by the Friends of Rib Mountain State Park, Rib Mountain. Go on a group hike. Starts at 10 am. Free. Ribmountain.org/events Turkey Trot 2021 · Thurs. 11/25, hosted by United Way of Marathon County at 111 S. 1st Ave, Wausau. Walk or run for Marathon County’s hunger coalition. Food proceeds get distributed to pantries and grocers all over Marathon County. Event starts at 8:30 am. No cost. www.unitedwaymc.org Group Hike · Sat. 12/11, hosted by the Friends of Rib Mountain State Park, Rib Mountain. Go on a group hike. Starts at 10 am. Free. Ribmountain.org/events

LECTURES/WORKSHOPS Hmong-Lao Veterans Memorial · Thurs. 9/16, hosted online the Marathon County Historical Society. Learn about the monument dedicated to the Hmong-Lao veterans of the Secret War during the Vietnam War. Starts at 12:30 pm. Free. On Facebook Live Native Americans of Merrill: Then & Now · Thurs. 9/16, hosted by T.B. Scott Free Library, 106 W 1st St, Merrill. Learn about the Native Americans who lived in the Merrill area. Starts at 5 pm. Free. https://www.tbscottlibrary.org/ History Speaks: The Grand Army of the Republic · Sat. 9/18, hosted online the Marathon County Historical Society. Learn about the history of the Grand Army of the Republic. Starts at 2 pm. Free. On Facebook Live Mental Health First Aid Training · Mon. 9/20, hosted online by Extension Wood County. Learn how to identify mental illness and provide care. Starts at 9 am. Free. tinyurl.com/UW21MHFA “Writing Your Truth” with Wisconsin Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton · Tues. 9/21, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Learn how to write poetry from Hamilton. Starts at 1:30 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10564

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ARTS/EXHIBITS Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau · Free. Gallery hours Wed.-Fri. 11 am-4 pm; Sat. 12 am–4 pm. 715-842-4545, cvawausau.org. Exhibits on display: Roots: Transplanted, Rhapsodies in Paint, and Wausau WRAP from 9/17-11/6. Inspired by activities and events. Woodson Art Museum, Wausau · Free. Open Tues-Fri 9 am-4 pm, first Thurs. of each month 9 am-7:30 pm, Sat-Sun noon-5 pm and closed Mon. and holidays. Birds in Art 2021 on display from 9/ 11-11/28. Artists’ portrayal of birds using several different mediums. Facemasks and social distancing required. lywam.org

Q Artists Cooperative, Stevens Point · Facemasks optional. Gallery open Tues. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. 10 am-5 pm, Thurs. 10 am-5 pm, Fri. 10 am-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 11 am-3 pm. Closed Mondays. Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point · Metamorphosis, gallery committee curated exhibit on display 9/17-10/17 WedFri. 11 am-5 pm and Sat-Sun. 11 am-3 pm. Open reception on 9/18 from 3 pm-5 pm. https://stevenspoint.com/170/Riverfront-Arts-Center Merrill History & Cultural Center · Open Mon., Weds. and Fri. From 9 am to 1 pm. Appointments can be made for other days. 715-536-5652, preservethefuture.org Marathon City Heritage Center · Open from noon to 2 pm on the second Sunday of each month from Oct. to April, Open Sun. 4/5 noon-2 pm and 5/3 noon-2 pm. 715-443-2221. www.marathoncity.org Motorama Auto Museum, Aniwa · Open Weds.-Sat. 9 am to 5 pm from May to Oct. Check out 400+ rare, vintage vehicles. $10 for adults, free for kids. 715-449-2141. Alfaheaven.com Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art · Open noon-5 pm Tues-Sat. Face masks required. Painting the Figure Now 2021, an exhibit of artwork from painters all over the world from 9/2-10/30. Wmoca.org Healing through Art · Thurs.-Tues. 7/24-9/28, The Highground Museum, W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville. View artwork designed by veterans with PTSD. Starts at 10 am. Free. https://www.thehighground.us/events/exploring-ptsdexhibit/ September Gallery Show “Observations and Imaginations” by Richard Mittelstadt · Wed. 9/1-9/28, Chestnut Center for the Arts, 208 S Chestnut Ave, Marshfield. “Observations and Imaginations” by Richard Mittelstadt will be on display through September. Gallery hours are Mon.-Thurs. 10 am3 pm. Free. Chestnutarts.org Annual Fall Art Show · Saturdays and Sundays 9/18-10/3, hosted by Walls of Wittenberg at 114 Vinal St, Wittenberg. Fall themed artwork from 5 artists using different mediums. Opens at 11 am. Free. www.wallsofwittenberg.com

KIDS/TEENS Grab & Go Craft for Kids: Straw Rockets (All Locations) · Wed. 9/1-9/30, hosted by Marathon County Public Library. Pick up materials to make a straw rocket. Kits can be picked up whenever MCPL opens. Free. 715-261-7220 Gymtricks · Mon. 9/6-10/23, hosted by Woodson YMCA at the Wausau YMCA branch. Gymnastics for ages 5 and up. Lessons and start times vary. $73 members, $89 nonmembers. More info at https://www.woodsonymca.com/ Wausau Branch Swimming Lessons · Tues. 9/7-10/23, hosted

by Woodson YMCA at the Wausau YMCA branch. Learn how to swim. Lessons and start times vary. $35 members, $56 nonmembers. More info at https://www.woodsonymca.com/ After School in the Gardens · Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9/9-11/4, hosted by Monk Botanical Gardens at 1800 N 1st Ave, Wausau. Children can play and explore the gardens as well as prepare a meal. For students in grades K-5. Masks and social distancing required. Starts at 4 pm. Free but registration required. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b094ca5a72eabfd0-after YMCA Youth Soccer · Thursdays 9/9-10/14, hosted by Woodson YMCA at Aspirus Branch Field, Weston. Soccer for ages 4 years-2nd grade. Tennis shoes or cleats as well as shin guards are recommended. Starts at 5 pm for 4-K and 6 pm for grades 1-2. $45 members, $75 nonmembers, fee includes team jersey. More info at https://www.woodsonymca.com/ Fall Flag Football · Saturdays 9/11-10/16, hosted by Woodson YMCA at Thom Field, Wausau. Flag football for ages 4 years-5th grade. Starts at 9 am for 4-K, 10 am for grades 1-2 and 11 am for grades 3-5. $45 members, $75 nonmembers. More info at https://www.woodsonymca.com/ Tots in the Gardens · Tuesdays 9/14-10/26, hosted by Monk Botanical Gardens at 1800 N 1st Ave, Wausau. Each week for an hour, children 3-5 can learn about nature through story-telling and nature themed activities. Event starts at 2 pm or 10 am. $2 members, $4 nonmembers. http://www.monkgardens.org/tots-gardens Draw Along Workshop with Matthew Forsythe · Fri. 9/17, hosted online by the Marathon County Historical Society. Draw while listening to Forsythe read his children’s story Pokko and the Drum. Starts at 1 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10529 Reeling for Kids Free Fishing Day · Sat. 9/18, hosted by the Wausau Eagles Aerie & Auxiliary #251 at 1703 S 3rd Ave, Wausau. Fishing for ages 3-14 with prizes for the biggest fish caught. Lunch, door prizes and worms provided for the children. Raffle baskets open to the public. Starts at 9:30 am. Free. 715-845-4795 Family Story Time: Apples and Applesauce · Tues. 9/21, hosted online by Marathon County Public Library. Listen to a story about apples and applesauce and learn how to make applesauce. Starts at 10 am. Free. Watch on MCPL’s Youtube channel. Youth Lacrosse Clinic · Thurs. 9/23-10/21, hosted by Woodson YMCA at the Wausau YMCA Branch Field House. Youth ages 7-12 can learn how to play lacrosse. Starts at 5:30 pm. $40 members, $60 nonmembers. More info at https://www.woodsonymca.com/ Welcome Back Jamboree! · Fri. 9/24, UWSP Museum of

Natural History, Stevens Point. Children can read naturethemed children’s books, color, do a craft and play games. Starts at 10 am. Register at https://forms.office.com/ pages/responsepage.aspx?id=rUucIBTfckGH3wYPhPAaEQUIdWkR31MiY18cvPBLINUQTdXTFU5U1FMN0Y5QUFTSThQM U1HUjdMQi4u&fbclid=IwAR25xwUpaAH_K3cCJmBCk1kKglnqF9-0hARq2g9-g9WYChDvJRRxivCDEZw Creatures of the Night · Fri. 9/24, Monk Botanical Gardens, Wausau. Go for a night hike, play games, and do experiments. Starts at 7 pm. Free for members, $8 for nonmembers. Free for ages 3 and under. givebutter.com/Creatures Drawing Along with Graphic Artist Gillian Goerz · Sat. 9/25, hosted online by the Marathon County Public Library. Goerz will discuss her middle-grade graphic novels and draw a character. Starts at 4 pm. Free. https://www.mcpl.us/cwbf/events/10532 Family Story Time: Going to the Zoo! · Tues. 9/28, hosted online by Marathon County Public Library. Listen to a story about animals at the zoo. Starts at 10 am. Free. Watch on MCPL’s Youtube channel. Educational Programs · Thurs. 9/30, UWSP Museum of Natural History, Stevens Point. Learn through hands-on activities about nature-related topics. Starts at 5 pm. Free. https://www.uwsp.edu/cols-ap/museum/Pages/default.aspx Wednesday Learning Centers · Every Weds., hosted by the Stevens Point Area YMCA and Boys & Girls Club of Portage County. Available for students in K thru 6th grade. Young learners will get the chance to socialize and learn after school. Centers are open all day. $10 per child. More info at https://www.bgclubpc.org/

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Blood Drive · Thurs.-Fri. 9/30-10/1, Stevens Point Blood Donation Center, 3210C Main St, Stevens Point. Starts at 8:15 am. Redcrossblood.org Blood Drive · Thurs. 9/30, Saint Andrew Lutheran Church, 3200 N, Mountain Rd, Wausau. Starts at 1 pm. Redcrossblood.org Blood Drive · Fri. 10/1, St. John Lutheran Church, 901 Eleventh St, Mosinee. Starts at 12:30 pm. Redcrossblood.org Medicare options through Security Health Plan · hosted weekly, hosted online by the Marshfield Clinic. Learn how Medicare plans offered by Security Health Plan of Wisconsin can help you afford quality insurance. Visit www.securityhealth.org/ OnlineEvent Personal Needs Closet · First United Methodist Church, 903 3rd St, Wausau. Free toilet paper, paper towel, soap, personal toiletries and laundry detergent. Enter from parking lot on Fulton St. 2nd Tuesdays 1-3 pm, 4th Saturdays 9-11 am. 715-842-2201 Claire’s Critter Closet · First United Methodist Church, 903 3rd St, Wausau. Free cat food, dog food, beds, toys, treats, collars and cat litter. Enter from parking lot on Fulton St. 2nd Tuesdays 1-3 pm, 4th Saturdays 9-11 am. 715-842-2201

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3-5pm, Wednesday 11am-1pm, Thursday 12pm-2pm or Thursday 3-5pm. Contact Elizabeth at erobinson@unitedwaymc.org or 715-298-5719. Package Up Meals: ADRC Meals on Wheels. Do you enjoy working with a group of friendly volunteers? ADRC needs volunteers to package hot meals for the Meals on Wheels program which services older adults in the community. Packing happens at the ADRC-CW office in Wausau, 8:00- 10:30 am Monday- Friday. No cooking is done. Food is portioned and packed up for the volunteer drivers to pick up for the routes. Contact the ADRC of Central Wisconsin (Wausau office) at 715-261-6070. Screen and Interview Volunteers: Red Cross. Volunteer from the comfort of your home! The Red Cross is seeing a huge spike in volunteer applications due to current natural disasters and is in need of volunteers to conduct phone interviews of interested individuals. The Volunteer Screener gathers relevant information about prospective volunteer candidates while assessing which positions volunteers are best suited for. Contact Lee at lee.borofka@redcross.org for more information. More Opportunities! Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at www.unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com to find opportunities YOU can fill! In-Kind Donated Items Needed Dresser Needed: North Central Health Care. NCHC is in need of a new or gently dresser. Please contact volunteer@norcen.org or 715-848-4450 with questions or to arrange drop off. Household Items Needed: The Women’s Community. Items needed for TWC clients include: zip-lock bags (especially quart-sized), antibacterial wipes, strawberry jam, quick bread/muffin mixes, and gas and grocery gift cards. Donations can be dropped off Monday-Friday between 8 am and 4:30 pm at 3200 Hilltop Ave in Wausau. Contact Allie at allie@womenscommunity.org or 715-842-5663. More Donation Opportunities! Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at www.unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com.

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Auto Select recently launched their newly expanded Car Care Program, which is free for all clients.

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Basic education For Families with young children tuesdays, oct. 5th - nov. 9th 2021 (6 Classes) - Online, Pick One Time: Option 1: 5:30-8:00pm or Option 2: 9:30-Noon For more information call Kay at 715-254-1864 or JoAnn at 715-846-5346

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On the spot interviews from 12:30 to 3:30 every Wednesday • Get a plant tour • Ask questions • Fill out application • Turn in a resume Weekly drawings for a $25 gift card just for stopping in for a plant tour. Shifts available to meet everyones schedule! 2nd shift Monday–Friday, 3rd shift Sunday–Thursday No manufacturing experience, no problem, we will train you! Starting wage $17.00/hour $1.00 Shift differential for 2nd & 3rd shifts! Overtime available Paid vacation after 90 days! 401(K) with company match Full benefits package Employee referral program Scholarship program available to employee dependents!

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Hidden Fastener Metal Roofing On Site Roll Forming • Asphalt Shingle Roofing

27193 R6-20

214 Grand Avenue Wausau, WI 54403 715-848-8080

BOat COvers • awnings UphOlstery

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We are now hiring OTR Drivers for the Marathon Cheese Private Fleet. • 60% of Fleet miles in Wisconsin and Minnesota with the rest of Primary Lanes running into Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Idaho, and Texas. • No East Coast. • Home weekends and some week nights. • Great Pay. • Great Benefits.

845-5171 Hiring 2nd and 3rd shift production positions at the Marathon City location

MARATHON CHEESE CORPORATION

Wages starting at $18.67 & higher 73673 05568446

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Patti Hoerter, Hoerter FIC, RICP® Patti Financial Associate 2004W County Road U 2 1200 Campus Dr Ste Wausau, WI 54401 patti.hoerter@thrivent.com 715-571-2171

Michael J Haight, AAMS®

Check our website at

www.mcheese.com

for current openings and get your application in today. Equal Opportunity Employer

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