October 15-30 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 17-18, 24-25, and 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. October 25 from 1-3pm will be a matinee with friendlier monsters for younger kids $3 per person during matinee. For information, call 608-524-0258. Group rates are available and proceeds to benefit the Elroy Fair.

October 20 – 50th Assembly District and 17th Senate District Candidate Forum

The 50th Assembly District and 17th Senate District candidate forum will be held on Monday, October 20 from 7-9pm at the American Legion. Get to know your candidates before the November 4th election.

October 25 – Halloween Casino Night

Join Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation for an adults only costume party and casino event. Saturday, October 25 from 6 to 9pm at Traveler’s Inn in New Lisbon, enjoy an evening without the kids as your play the tables and have some Halloween fun! During the event, there will be raffles, prizes for best costumes, refreshments, and a cash bar. Tickets are $20 each. For more information, call 608-847-14954

October 27 – Blood Drive

The Adams-Friendship Blood Drive on Monday, October 27 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church on North Linden Street. It will be from 12:30pm to 5:30pm. For an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcross.org. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcomed.

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, call608-584-4424.

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.

“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.