October 15-November 16 Wonewoc United Methodist Fruitcake Sale

The 47th annual all natural fruitcakes sale from the Wonewoc United Methodist Church. Fruitcakes are $6 each and the sale ends October 30. Call June at 464-7458 to place an order.

October 30 – Sharing Supper 

Mauston Sharing Supper is Thursday, October 30th. It is located at Mauston High School, 800 Grayside Avenue. Doors open at 4:30pm, dinner is served from 5-6:15pm, doors close at 7:00pm. ADRC will be answering questions and offering assistance as enrollment period is approaching for Medicare. April Martel, UWEXT Nutrition – Don’t invite Sam an’ Ella for Thanks giving dinner – turkey safety and ideas on what to do with leftovers, samples etc… Paul Gasser – guest speaker following supper in the auditorium “Dealing with Difficult People”. Activities to entertain and engage the children in Kids Corner.

October 31 – Swamp Manor Haunted House

Come and enjoy a Halloween treat by visiting the Swamp Manor Haunted House at Schultz Park, home of the Elroy Fair, south of Elroy on Highway 80/82. It will be 7pm-10pm each night and $5 per person. For information, call 608-524-0258. Group rates are available and proceeds to benefit the Elroy Fair.

October 31st – Halloween Party at East Lemonweir Lutheran Church

East Lemonweir Lutheran Church will be having their 2nd annual Halloween Party on Oct. 31st from 5:30-7pm for kids through 8th grade. Indoor activities for kids in elementary school will be from 5:30-6:15pm with their cemetery walk starting at 6:15pm. Indoor activities for the middle schoolers will start at 6pm with their cemetery walk starting at 6:45pm. Indoor activities consist of candy corn bowling, cookie and pumpkin decorating, and pin the head on the monster. In the event of rain, just the cemetery walk will be cancelled. There is no cost for this event. All children must be accompanied by an adult!

November 1 – Adams County Harvest Fest Craft Fair

Take part in the Adams County Harvest Fest Craft Fair on Saturday, November 1st from 9:30am to 2:30pm at the Adams-Friendship Middle School Gym. It is the annual fundraiser for Wisconsin Bookworms program and the HCE scholarship fund. There will be crafts, vendors, bake sale and cookie walk, raffles, luncheon, Gussie the Clown and the Country Pals entertainment. For more information, call 608-584-4424.

November 1 – Holiday Craft and Vendor Sale

There will be a Holiday Craft and Vendor sale on Saturday, November 1 from 10am-4pm at the Mauston Park Oasis Banquet Room. There will be fun door prizes and giveaways!

November 1-2 – SOUL Amish Goods Auction and Silent Auction

Put a little extra SOUL in your holiday giving by donating or buying creative items at SOUL of Wisconsin’s Silent Auction. All donations are tax exempt and will go toward the engineers who are defending individual and community energy priorities over the high voltage transmission option of Badger/Coulee proposal. There will be two auctions : An Amish Goods Auction on Saturday Nov. 1st at 1:00 pm, and a Silent Auction with music at 2:00 pm on Sunday, Nov 2nd. Both will be held at the Ontario Community Hall in Ontario at 10 Garden Street. To donate on line, go to SOUL of Wisconsin.org and click on the Silent Auction button or call Jane at 847-5117.

November 5 – Harvest Supper

Enjoy the 32nd Annual Harvest Dinner at the Wonewoc United Methodist Church on Wednesday, November 8th. They will be serving from 4:00-8:00pm and have turkey with all the trimmings and homemade pies. Prices: Adults are $8.50, children (6-10 years) are $4.00, and five and under are free. They will have carry outs for $9.00.

November 8 - Braving It With Barb Cancer Benefit

There will be a cancer benefit for Barb (Olson) Swenson at Anjero’s in Mauston, Saturday, November 8th. The benefit will run from 11-8pm.  There will be a scotch doubles bowling tournament, indoor bag toss tournament, raffle baskets, kids activities, and a live auction at 6pm.  If anyone wants to donate or for more information, contact Amy Ortner by email at amykadidelhopper@hotmail.com, by cell 715-572-5582, or mailing address 4893 2nd St. Vesper, WI 54489.

November 12 - Juneau County Amateur Radio Club 

The next club meeting of the Juneau County Amateur Radio Club will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Club meetings are normally held on the second Wednesday of each month unless otherwise scheduled. Club’s meetings will be held in the Community room on the 4th floor of the City Hall building, located at 303 Mansion Street Mauston, WI 53948.

November 15 – Year End Tack Swap and Sale

WHC District 5 Year End Tack Swap and Sale Saturday Nov 15, 2014 at Mauston Olson Middle school 508 Grayside Ave. 9-4pm 12 ft. tables available for $20.00. Everyone welcome. Call Mike McGowan 715-284-9112 for more info.

Holiday Craft Fair – November 20th – December 5th

There will be a holiday craft fair at the Adult Center in the Court House Annex on 220 E. LaCrosse Street in Mauston. Crafts are made by area seniors. The fair will be open Monday-Friday, November 20th-December 5th from 9:00am-4:00pm.

Area singers and instrumentalists are invited to participate in the 2014 Ecumenical Choir which will present “The Promise of Light”, A Christmas Musical by Joel Raney. This year, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mansion Street in Mauston will host rehearsals and the concert. The concert will be held on Sunday, December 7th at 7:00 p.m. Rehearsals begin Sunday, November 2nd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and continue November 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. Contact Kathy Marose at 847-4381 or 608-343-4381 for more information.

Dine and Discover Programs

The Dine and Discover Program is to create an accessible avenue for continued personal & professional development for individuals and organizations in the Juneau County Area while capitalizing on the knowledge, skills and abilities of local professionals. Classes are offered  twice per date at 12PM and 6PM, and last about an hour.  They will be held at the New Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce Office (218 E Bridge Street). There is no charge for the program but citizens should RSVP so material can be prepared. Contact Tamaya to register or for details (608) 562-3555 or NLChambr@mwt.net.


October 22, November 19, and December 17.

“Christmas Belles” Tomah’s  Area Community Theatre’s Holiday Show

“Christmas Belles” is about three very different sisters who come together to put on the “best Christmas show that Fayro Texas has ever seen.” The sisters deal with a number of challenges including the unhappy director of the previous twenty-plus shows at the church. It’s all a comedy of errors until one unlikely character brings the whole Christmas story together for everyone. Show times are:

November 7: with a dinner theatre production featuring lasagna, roasted chicken, salad, garlic bread, and dessert at 6:00 p.m. followed by the opening night show at 7:30 p.m.

Shows continue November 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23.

Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees begin at 2:00 p.m. All productions will be at ACT, 907 Kilbourn Ave. in Tomah. Tickets go on sale October 27 at the box office (2-5 weekdays), at 374-7469, and online at www.TomahACT.com.

Every Thursday September 25 – October 30

A Farmer’s Market will take place every Thursday, starting on September 25 until October 30 from 2pm-6pm at New Lisbon’s Heritage Park, located on Highway 12/16 between E. Court and E. Elm Streets.Home grown produce, canned vegetables and preserves and hand baked goods. Contact the New Lisbon Chamber of Commerce with questions at 608-562-3555 or nlchambr@mwt.net.

Every Thursday at 5:30 PM

Open soccer at the high school, for boys and girls of all ages, youth through high school, and all skill levels.  There is no charge and is just for fun and to acquire basic soccer skills.

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.

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.


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

Juneau/Adams County Clients may call 608-847-9375 for WIC Clinic times and locations.

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.