Through Oct. 11

Joyful Noise Choir rehearsal: 6:30 p.m. at Menomonie United Methodist Church (2703 Bongey Dr.) Hour-long rehearsals for fall concert, “Back In the Saddle Again” on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. Directed by Linda Bark, the choir is pen to anyone with or without disabilities. For info, phone 715-235-0654.

Through Oct. 15

Saturday morning sports medicine clinics: 9-10 a.m. at Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar (2321 Stout Road, Menomonie). Visits are walk-in only. Fees apply and insurance will be billed. Parental consent is required before any treatment (not for concussion screenings or evaluations). For info about sports medicine at Mayo Clinic Health System, visit mayoclinichealthsystem.org.

Through Nov. 17

Children’s storytimes: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at Menomonie Public Library (600 Wolske Bay Road). Different sessions for different ages; no registration requires. For details, visit http://menomonielibrary.org/calendar.

Saturday, Sept. 17

Perennial plant exchange: 10 a.m. at Menomonie Public Library (600 Wolske Bay Road). Rain or shine.

Music at the UU: 8 p.m. at Menomonie Unitarian Society’s meeting hall (105 21st St. North) Jason Collins Quintet performs high energy jazz. Suggested donation is $8; nonalcoholic beverages will be sold by ALANO Club.

Menomonie Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie)

Sunday, Sept. 18

Harvest Fest dinner: 11:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (523 First St., Clayton). On the menu: cabbage rolls, ham and homemade pies. Tickets are $12/adults, $6 children 5-12, ages 4 and under eat free. Event also features a bake and craft sale, ethnic foods, homegrown produce, raffle, fish pond, games for kids.

Monday, Sept. 19

Dunn County Area Retired Educators’ Association: Noon at Menomonie Moose Lodge (720 19th Ave E.) Guest speaker is Georgina Tegart, executive director of the Community Foundation of Dunn County. For info, call Tom Slupe at 715-235-4183.

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Panel discussion on issues facing youth: 5 p.m. at Silver Dollar Saloon (315 Main St., Menomonie). Hosted by Women’s Giving Circle, discussion centers on local data on youth stress, bullying, drugs, alcohol and overall health. Panel includes staff from Arbor Place, Crossroads Community Center, Positive Alternatives and Menomonie High School. Open to the public; for info, visit www.wgc.cfdunncounty.org or call 715-232-8019.

Age of Opportunity Job & Volunteer Fair: 9 a.m. to noon at Oakwood Mall (Eau Claire), in the Younkers Wing. More than 30 local employers and volunteer organizations will gather to meet potential workers and volunteers. Free event sponsored by area Chambers of Commerce, Citizens Employment and Training, Inc., and the Aging & Disability Resource Center.

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Menomonie Farmers Market: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie

Thursday, Sept. 22

Harvey Hall grand re-opening: 3:30-5:30 p.m. at UW-Stout campus. Music, ribbon cutting ceremony, tours, reception to celebrate Harvey Hall’s much-needed makeover. Parking available in Lot 1

White Pine open stage: 7-9 p.m. at Simply Dunn Octagonal Schoolhouse (E4606 Co. Rd. C, Downsville). Celebrate the autumnal equinox open mic for fiction, poetry, music, comedy. Ten minutes per presenter, sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. A $3 donation is requested; beverages available. Email ellenbochs@yahoo.com, or call 715-235-0412 with questions.

Friday, Sept. 23

Garrison Keillor in An Evening for Africa: 7:30 p.m. at State Theater in Eau Claire. An evening of music and storytelling to raise support for the work begun in Uganda by Keillor’s cousin and former Menomonie resident, Alec Johnson. Purchase tickets at eauclairearts.com.

Sept. 24-Oct. 30

Giant corn maze: Open weekends — Friday, 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Govin’s Farm (N6134 670th St., Menomonie). Part of Culver’s national Thank You initiative, maze is a tribute to America’s hardworking farmers. Admission is $10.50

Saturday, Sept. 24

Walk, run, roll over bullying: 2-5 p.m. at Riverside Park, Menomonie. Hosted by Dunn County Partnership for Youth and MHS Breakfast Club, event invites public to push anything from a stroller to foot scooters and roller blades, run, bike and roll in a wheelchair. Other activities include yard games, kubb, human foosball, door prizes, face painting, and music. Cost is $10 per person, $30 for families — includes shirt and meal. Call 715-235-4537 or email molson@arborplaceinc.com.

Practicing right speech during election season: 1:15-3:30 p.m. at the Schoolhouse at Simply Dunn, Downsville (see http://simply-dunn.com for directions). Steve Matuszak, priest and instructor at Dharma Field Zen Center in Minneapolis, will speak on “Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil: Practicing Right Speech During the Election Season”. He will lead a meditation period, followed by the talk and ending with a social time with snacks. Sponsored by Red Cedar Buddha Sangha; free. All are welcome. Contact Warren Lang, warrenlang@charter.net, 715-235-5686 for info.

Menomonie Farmers Market: 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie)

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Dunn County Farm Bureau annual meeting: 6:30 p.m. at Dean & Sue’s (Midway Road, Menomonie). For info, call Katie Mattison at 866-355-7349 or Carl Casper at 715-235-3323.

Coffee and cards: doors open at 5:15 p.m. at Knapp Stout & Company Store and Coffee House in Downsville. Stamp a stack of greeting cards of your choice. No fee to attend; come when you can, leave when you must. Supplies include; cost is $2/card. For info, call 715-235-4749 or 715-664-8260.

Open house, ribbon cutting: 3:30 p.m. at Dunn County Transit’s new facility (640 Stokke Parkway, Menomonie).

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Demo farm field day/workshop: 12:30-3 p.m. at Red Cedar Demonstration Farm (intersection of Hwy 12/29 East and Stokke Parkway, Menomonie). Hosted by Dunn County Soil and Water Health Partnership Committtee. Topics include cover crop application demo, seed varieties, insect management, planting into cover crops, weed control and herbicide carryover. Contact Katie Wantoch to register at katie.wantoch@ces.uwex.edu, or 715-232-1636. Visit http://dunn.uwex.edu for details.

Menomonie Farmers Market: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie)

Sept. 29-30

Thrift sale fundraiser: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church (921 Wilson Ave., Menomonie). Clothing for all ages, books, kitchen items, bedding, shoes, household, toys, miscellaneous.

Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Amateur radio simulated emergency test: 6:30 p.m. Thursday — training; communication event on Friday; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday — communication for served agencies with review at noon. For details, call Gerry Leff ast 715-235-9246.

Thursday, Sept. 29

Coffee with a Cop: 10 a.m.-noon at Menomonie Market Food Co-op (814 Main St. East). Community members invited to meet Menomonie Police Department officers over a cup of coffe in an informal, neutral venue.

Friday, Sept. 30

MHS homecoming parade: 4-5:30 p.m.; visit http://www.msd.k12.wi.us/ for details

Saturday, Oct. 1

Cooperative Breakfast: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dunn Energy Cooperative, (N5725 600th Street, Menomonie). Complimentary hearty breakfast featuring Dad’s Belgian Waffles, sausage links, coffee, milk and juice. Attendees are invited to make either a cash or non-perishable item donation to Stepping Stones Food Pantry.

Saturday, Oct. 2

Menomonie Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie)

Monday, Oct. 3

Dunn County Old Settlers annual meeting: 11 a.m. registration; noon lunch and business meeting at Dean & Sue’s (Midway Road, Menomonie). Program features look back at the county’s country stores. To make a reservation by Sept. 26, call Carl Casper at 715-235-3323, Dave Maves at 715-235-3514, Lois Sipple at 715-235-5908, Judy Pechmiller at 715-225-5730, Jo Ann Utphall at 715-643-5681, or Sofi Doane at 715-235-0936.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

‘Hot Flash Havoc’ film: 7 p.m. at Menomonie Public Library (600 Wolske Bay Road). Free screening; includes discussion with physicians from Mayo Clinic Health System. To register, call 715-232-2264; or email info@menomonielibrary.org

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Menomonie Farmers Market: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie

Thursday, Oct. 6

German dinner: 4:30-7 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church (917 Seventh St., Menomonie). On the menu: wienerschnitzel (pork cutlet), sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and gravy, rutabagas, assorted breads, cranberries, apple crisp with ice cream, beverages. Tickets sold at door: $9/adults; $3.50/children 5-12; under 5 free. Proceeds go to the building fund.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Menomonie Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie)

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Coffee and cards: doors open at 5:15 p.m. at Knapp Stout & Company Store and Coffee House in Downsville. Stamp a stack of greeting cards of your choice. No fee to attend; come when you can, leave when you must. Supplies include; cost is $2/card. For info, call 715-235-4749 or 715-664-8260.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Menomonie Farmers Market: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie

Saturday, Oct. 15

Music at the UU: 8 p.m. at Menomonie Unitarian Society’s meeting hall (105 21st St. North) Take2Day Duo, vocalist Barbara Lyon with Patrick Pesek-Herriges on piano perform jazz, blues, standards and original tunes. Suggested donation is $8; nonalcoholic beverages will be sold by ALANO Club.

CrossFit Kids: 2-3 p.m. at Machine Shed Sports Performance (2021 S. Broadway. To register, call 1-866-375-7464.

Menomonie Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wilson Park (corner of 8th St. and 9th Ave., Menomonie)

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Author visit: 7 p.m. at Menomonie Public Library (600 Wolske Bay Road). Author Vu Tran talks about his book “Dragonfish” as part of the annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival.

Friday, Oct. 21

Meals & music: Food starts at 5:30 p.m., music at 6:30 p.m. at The Yellow Barn (E4545 County Road FF, Boyceville — across from The Grain Bin). Catering by Chuckwagon Catering (bbq’ed chicken dinner); music by Chris Kroese.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Coffee and cards: doors open at 5:15 p.m. at Knapp Stout & Company Store and Coffee House in Downsville. Stamp a stack of greeting cards of your choice. No fee to attend; come when you can, leave when you must. Supplies include; cost is $2/card. For info, call 715-235-4749 or 715-664-8260.

Oct. 27-30

Fall book sale: at Menomonie Public Library (600 Wolske Bay Road).

Saturday, Nov. 5

Jeans & jewels charity gala: Off Broadway Banquet Center, Menomonie. Fundraiser benefits the Community Foundation of Dunn County. For details, visit jeansandjewels.cfdunncounty.org

Friday, Nov. 11

STEPS benefit concert: 5 p.m. reception for sponsors & program alumna, 7:30 p.m. benefit concert at Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts (205 E. Main St., Menomonie). Dala, an award-winning acoustic pop duo from Canada, will perform with half of proceeds donated to the STEPS for Girls program at UW-Stout. General admission tickets $25; for other details, visit www.mabeltainter.org or call box office at 715-235-0001.

The WhiteSideWalls: 7-9:30 p.m. at Stout Ale House (North Broadway, Menomonie) Popular doo-wop band performs in a fundraiser for the Dunn County Veterans Relief Fund and Jr. Achievement of Wisconsin.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

DCEDC annual meeting: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Details as they become available.

0
0
0
0
0

Dunn County News editor

Barbara Lyon is the editor of The Dunn County News in Menomonie, WI.

Load comments