Juneau County Fairest of the Fair Program

Do you want to be the 2016-2017 Fairest of the Fair or Jr. Fairest of the Fair? The Fairests of the Fair program is an Internship Program offering a scholarship for youth from Juneau County. The purpose of the Fairest of the Fair is to promote the variety of opportunities – educational, agricultural, social, cultural, and commercial – available in Juneau County. It is a learning experience from interviews, to attending community functions, and festivals, and promoting the fair and Juneau County. Applicants need to have a strong appreciation for the fair but do not need to have been involved showing at the fair. Applicants need to be available all days of the Juneau County Fair held Wednesday through Sunday, August 14-21. Applicants for Fairest must be 18-24 years of age as of Jan. 1, 2017 and applicants for Junior Fairest must be ages 13-15.

Applications can be obtained by calling or emailing Heidi Finucan, Fairest of the Fair Chairperson at 608-547-7000 or heidifinucan@yahoo.com, contacting your school guidance offices, the Juneau County 4-H extension office or website or going to juneaucountyfair.com

All applications must be returned by July 1st, 2016.

Mauston Community Band Schedule 2016 – 18th Season
Riverside Park Performances – 7:00 p.m.

Monday, June 27
Monday, July 11
Monday, July 25
Monday, August 1
Monday, August 8 (Season finale) – high school auditorium

Fair View Nursing Home – Monday, July 18 – 7:00 p.m.

June 23-26 – Elroy Fair

The 2016 Elroy Fair will be June 23 – June 26 at Schultz Park in Elroy. The Juneau County Dairy Breakfast will be Sunday, June 26 from 7:00 am – 11:00 am at Schultz Park in Elroy.

June 24-26 – Little League Baseball Tournament

Mauston Youth Baseball will be hosting it’s annual Little League baseball tournament June 24, 25 and 26th at Veteran’s Park. The Mauston Lions Club will be hosting a pancake breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM that is open to the public.

June 24 & 25 – Necedah Community Garage Sales

The Necedah Community Wide Garage Sales are June 24 & 25th. This years participants will be proudly displaying the Red, White and Blue Ribbons marking their community support of Discover Necedah Days. See more at Discover Necedah Days on Facebook.

June 25th – Fishing Extravaganza

On Saturday June 25th Fishing Extravaganza FUN At Necedah’s Old Mill Park. Registration begins at 6:30 and the contest ends at 12:30. Fishing Contest, Cash Prizes, Back Yard Bass, Make Your own Lure, Jigs, Spinners & Poppers Grilled Necedah Dogs and Hamburgers as well as Treats Available.  Cost is $3 ages 13 and Under, $5 ages 14 and older. Sponsored by BETA SIGMA PHI with Thrivent and Necedah Wildlife Refuge Partners.

June 25 – 1st Annual Ride to Rock Out the Silence 

You’re invited to the 1st Annual Ride to Rock Out the Silence, hosted by Guardian of the Children Castle Rock Chapter, being held on Saturday, June 25th at 11am in Mauston. They will be starting the ride at the Mauston American Legion Hall. It will consist of about 120 mile ride ending up back at the hall ending the night with music, food and raffles.

June 26 – Juneau County Historical Society Pie and Ice Cream Social

The Juneau County Historical Society will hold a Pie and Ice Cream Social on Sunday, June 26 from1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Music by Kyle & Bree and Porcelain Artist will be Ruth Schroeder.

June 26 – The 36th Annual Hillsboro Lions Appreciation Dairy Breakfast and 2nd Annual Hillsboro Excellence in Education People Powered Pull: A Tractor Pull with a Twist

The 36th Annual Hillsboro Lions Appreciation Dairy Breakfast will be held Sunday, June 26 from 7am-11:30am at the Hillsboro Firemen’s Park. They will be serving pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, hashbrowns, donuts, mixed fruit, cheese, milk, coffee, and orange juice. Requested donations – Adults $6, Children (10 & under) $3. Please bring a 16 or 18oz plastic jar of peanut butter for Feeding our Cubs program. There will be entertainment: From 7am-9am: Little German Band, from 9-11am: Werner Creek Bluegrass Extravaganza and then at 8,9, and 10am Hillboro’s Domaci Youth Folk Dancers. Ag Awareness Activities will be throughout the breakfast. Then the 2nd Annual Hillsboro Excellence in Education People Powered Pull: A Tractor Pull with a Twist will start with its first pull at 10am.

July 2 – SEA of Change Raising the Roof

SEA of Change Raising the Roof event will be held Saturday, July 2 at Veterans Memorial Park in Mauston from 9am-10pm. It’s a day of fun for the whole family. There will be a silent auction, raffle baskets, prize giveaways, vendor and exhibitor booths, children’s activities and more. A full day of entertainment, and have the best view of the Mauston Firework’s Display beginning around 9:45pm. For more information, check out seaofchange.net or SEA of Change on Facebook.

July 6 – Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser

Bethany Lutheran Relay for Life Team will hold a Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser on Wednesday, July 6th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Bethany Fellowship Hall at 701 Grove St. Mauston. Free will donation

July 8-10 – New Lisbon WaDuShuda Days Festival

At Riverside Park in New Lisbon, enjoy the many festivities at WaDuShuda Days. There will be the Old Car Shoe at the New Lisbon Community Center on July 9th, and then later the fireworks display. On July 10th ,WaDuShuda Parade begins at noon.

July 9 – Pie Auction

The New Lisbon Library will hold a pie auction at WaDaShuda Days.

July 9 – Mauston Athletic Booster Club Golf Outing 

On Saturday, July 9, the Mauston Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual golf outing at Castle Rock Golf Course at 2pm. $50 per golfer, will get 9 holes at Castle Rock Gold Course and hole play with one of the Green Bay Packers. $70 VIP golfer will get 9 holes at Castle Rock Gold Course, hole play with one of the Green Bay Packers and food and tap drinks at Anjero’s during the social hour. 6pm is the Social Hour at Anjero’s Sports Bar and Grill. There will be drawings, silent auctions, and a meet and greet with Green Bay Packer Legends William Henderson and Johhny Gray. $20 per person, which includes food and tap drinks; $10 for children 6 and under. Call Castle Rock Golf Course to register 847-4658. Proceeds will help fund the Mauston Community Fields at the Mauston School District.

July 11 – “Where is Cat in the Hat”

Beginning on Monday, July 11th the Hatch Public Library will display a picture of the Cat in the Hat taken somewhere in Mauston!  Kids will have the chance to guess where he was when the picture was taken.  At the end of the week a name will be drawn from the correct answers and that person will win a prize.  There will be a new picture each week so be sure to stop in to make your guess!

July 16 – Necedah Powerlifting Club Annual Brat Fry and Car Wash

The Necedah Powerlifting Club Annual Brat Fry and Car Wash will be Saturday, July 16 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. It will be held at two locations – Necedah Fire Station and Necedah BP. Proceeds help fund team registration fees, equipment and travel expenses. Rain Date : Sunday, July 17, 2016

July 16 – Cheyenne Settlers Heritage Society Reunion

The Cheyenne Settlers Heritage Society Reunion will be Saturday, July 16 at Firemen’s Park in Hillsboro from 10am to 5pm. It’s a potluck lunch, so bring a dish to share. Make your own sandwich. Coffee,water and soda will be provided. Guest speakers, raffles and Fun for all. Family photo displays . Memorabilia and souvenirs for sale. Sponsored by Cheyenne Settlers Heritage Society

July 24 Garden Tour

The New Lisbon Library will hold a fundraiser garden tour from 10am – 5pm, $10/person

July 30 – Frozen Butt Riders 2nd Annual Car & Bike Show

The Frozen Butt Riders 2nd Annual Car & Bike Show will be at Anjero’s Sports Bar and Grill Saturday, July 30 from 10am-3pm. 50/50 raffle, raffles throughout the day, food, cars, bikes and fun. Spectator free admissions and spectator voting. Trophy presenting at 3:30pm. To enter a car or bike, $10 single, $15 couple, and $5 extra car or bike. For questions, contact Rick Radcliff 608-547-0113 or Vice President Warren Townsend 608-350-9147.

August 3 – Mauston United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School

On Wednesday August 3, the Mauston United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School will be from 8:00am-5:00pm, theme Wanted-“Children After God’s Own Heart.” Register for a fun day of activities to learn about God’s Word that will include music, crafts, lessons, games, hayride, and campfire fun. Three meals and snacks provided at no cost, so sign up on the website www.maustonumc.com/ or call the Church office at 608-847-5964 for registration information. Registration Deadline is July 27.

August 20 – Party in the Park

The Union Center Volunteer Fire Department will hold “Party in the Park” on Saturday, August 20. Activities include: 5K Fun Run, volleyball tournament, horseshoe tournament, pedar tractor pull, car show, and kid’s water fight. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit the Union Center Volunteer Fire Department. For the 5K sign up and info, check their Facebook page “UCFS Party in the Park 5K”.

August 20 – Friends of the Necedah Library Craft Fair

The Friends of the Necedah Library Craft Fair will be on Saturday, August 20th from 8:00-4:00pm. There’s still have room for more crafters/artists if they get their applications in soon. Applications can be picked up at the Necedah Library.

September 3 – 14th Annual Fly-In

The 14th Annual Fly-In will be on Saturday, September 3rd at the Mauston New Lisbon Union Airport. There will be arts and crafts, RC Aircraft Display/Show, Antiqu/Classic Car Show (with judging done by the public), antique farm machinery, WWII War Bird on display, and much more! For general information, contact Tom Chudy at 608-547-6503 or 608-565-2136. Breakfast 7-10:30am and Lunch 10:30am-2pm served by the Mauston Lions Club.

Spay and Neuter Clinics

The Carl W. Nelson Animal Shelter announces the 2016 Low cost spay and neuter clinics will be held on July 24, October 30.  Call 608-847-4060 and leave a message on mailbox 2.  Or visit the website www.carlnelson.org.

Adult Coloring Club

Adult Coloring Club at the Necedah Library 1:00-3:00pm on Mondays. Bring your own supplies. They will supply beverages, music & good company. Meet others that are enjoying this relaxing new trend!


Juneau County Family Resource Center “Playgroups” for children, 0-5 years, when accompanied by an adult. 102 Hickory Street, Mauston. Wednesdays 10 am – Noon. Age appropriate art and play activities, storytime and snack offered. No Cost. For more information: (608)847-4991.

Hatch Public Library Events

  • The first Thursday of the month is Lego Night from 3:30 – 4:30PM
  • Every Monday morning at 10am is Toddler Time for kids 2-5 years old
  • Every Tuesday morning at 10am is Hatchlings Time for kids 0-3 years old
  • Every Tuesday night at 6PM is Yoga Night

Mile Bluff Medical Center Events

A monthly parenting program is available to those with children 12 months and younger.  This program is held the second Monday of every month at 4:30 pm.  This program is available to assist you during the first year of your baby’s life.  For more information or to register please call 608-847-1013.

AL-ANON GROUP – For more information, call 608-562-5611.

  • Mondays, 7 pm, at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston

If interested in group meetings, call Arlene at 608-847-6893.

Monthly Community Supper/New Lisbon American Legion Hall

A Monthly Community Supper will be held the last Tuesday of each month beginning March 26th from 4:30-6 p.m. at the New Lisbon American Legion Hall.  No charge.  Everyone encouraged to attend-regardless of age, address or handicap.  Come for the meal, the fellowship or both.  Hosted by New Lisbon United Methodist Church and sponsored by various businesses and individuals.  For information on volunteering, donations or sponsoring call 847-3005.

Juneau County Adult Center

Cards (Euchre, Dirty Clubs, or 500) – Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1pm.

Bingo – Every Wednesday and Thursday at 10am.

Work on jigsaw puzzles or watch TV.

UW Extension Broadband Office 855-306-8050 or wibroadband@uwex.edu

Juneau/Adams County WIC Clinic times and locations, click here.

Juneau County Revolving Loan Fund Sub-Committee (RLF) meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 9:30 a.m.*

4-H Leaders Association meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Juneau County Agricultural, Industrial, Recreational Society (JCAIRS) meets the first Monday of each month in Room 301 UW-Extension meeting room at 6 p.m.* 

Juneau County Industrial Recreational Committee (IRC) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 10:30 a.m.*

Juneau County Revolving Loan Fund Committee (RLF) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 9:30 a.m.*

*SOME MEETINGS MAY REQUIRE CLOSED SESSIONS – all meetings are subject to change.  Please contact the UW-Extension Office at 847-9329 with any questions or concerns.