October 16th-The Fall Craft and Vendor Fair

Mark your calendars for the Fall Craft and Vendor Fair at the New Lisbon Community Center. The Fair will be held Saturday, October 16th, from 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.

October 16th-Swiss Steak Dinner at Briggsville’s American Legion Post 329

Briggsville’s American Legion Post 329 inviting you to a Swiss Steak Dinner on Saturday, October 16th, from 4 pm-7 pm. It is $12 per person, $6 for age 12 & under. The dinner includes a beverage and dessert. Great door prizes will be available all night long! Carryout’s will also be provided.

October 17th-The Sunshine Movement’s 2nd Annual Scarecrow Contest

The Sunshine Movement’s 2nd Annual scarecrow contest will start on October 17th and run through October 31st at Mauston Riverside Park.

You will have one week to build your scarecrow at the park as either a group or an individual. Register now to build your scarecrow for a chance to win cash prizes! Cost to register is $15. Please check the Sunshine Movement’s Facebook Page for more details.

October 23 – Free Concert by Peder Eide in Elroy

Peder Eide, a contemporary Christian Musician will be performing at the Royall Elementary School in Elroy on Saturday, October 23rd at 7pm.  The event is free and is sponsored by members of the Grace Lutheran Church.  Donations for local food pantries will be collected at the event.

October 23rd-Adams Friendship Area Educational Foundation Neil Diamond Concert

Join the Adams Friendship Area Educational Foundation as they present a Neil Diamond Tribute featuring Keith Allynn, the Branson 2021 Tribute Artist Of The Year along with the Ultimate Legends Band. The show is on October 23rd at the Friendship Fine Arts Center, starting at 7:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased online at afasd.tix.com. Tickets bought in advance are $25. Tickets purchased at the door are $30 with age 18 and under costing $10.

October 30th: Necedah Fall Craft & Vendor Show

Get your holiday shopping done early at the Necedah Fall Craft & Vendor Show. It will be held October 30th at Necedah High School from 9 AM to 2 PM. Artists, crafters, and vendors will be selling their wares with all proceeds going to support Necedah High School clubs and organizations.

October 31st-New Lisbon Community Center Trunk Or Treat

Spend a spooky time at the New Lisbon Community Center’s Trunk Or Treat event on October 31st from 2 PM. to 4 PM. It is free for kids of all ages. You can even decorate your own vehicle  or work vehicle and hand out candy. You can register with the New Lisbon Chamber. It is $20 for Non Chamber members and free for members.

October 31st-Burr Wesleyan Church Trunk Or Treat

Be ready for a night of family fun in spooky costumes at Burr Wesleyan Church’s Trunk or Treat event on October 31st from 4 PM. to 5:30 PM. It will be held at the Hillsboro High School Parking Lot. If interested in decorating a trunk, please contact the Burr Wesleyan Church at (608)-489-3384

October 31st-City of Elroy Kiddie Costume Halloween Parade 

Gather around the loop of Schulz Park in Elroy for a kiddies Costume Halloween Parade at 1 PM. If interested in sharing/passing out candy, please drop it off at the Elroy Library the week before the 31st or at Weber’s Pavilion on the day of. City wide trick or treating for the City of Elroy will take place from 3 PM until 6 PM.

Mauston Moose Bingo

Moose Lodge Bingo in Mauston is back starting Monday May 10th.  It will be every Monday night following as well at the Moose Family Center located at 601 Colfax Street in Mauston.  Its a SMOKE FREE environment.  Early Bird begins at 6:30pm, Regular at 7pm, Progressive at 8:45pm.

Free Transportation to COVID19 Vaccination Clinics

The ADRC of Eagle Country (Mauston Office) is now offering Free Transportation to Covid19 Vaccinations Clinics in Juneau County.  Eligible participants MUST BE Juneau County Residents over the age of 60 or age 18 and older and living with a disability.  Contact the ADRC Office at 608-847-9371 for more information or to schedule your ride.  Standard wheel chair accessible van available.

Al-Anon Family Group Meetings

Mauston Monday Night Al-Anon Family Group Meetings, a support group for family and friends of alcoholics are held on Monday nights at 7pm at Mile Bluff Medical Center 2nd floor.

Contact Linda at 608-562-5611 or Gail at 608-547-6708.

Facebook Fridays

Every Friday at Hatch Public Library, there will be one on one help using Facebook from 9 to 11am.

Elroy Central Library Presents

On Thursdays from 10am-12 noon, Rev. Wesley Jacob Ph.D., will host “Islam and the West.”  Entry is free. Topics include major Islamic doctrines, main Islamic sects, doctrinal points of tension between Islam and Christianity, clash of Islamic and Western cultures, Muslim-Christian interfaith dialogue, the crisis of ISIS and the matrix of conflicts in the Middle East, and Survey of Global Islamic Jihadist Groups. For more information, contact Carolyn Chute (608) 524-0424 or Kari Preuss, (608) 462-2407.

Soup & Salad Bar Fridays at Festival Foods in Mauston

The Juneau County Senior Nutrition Program, in partnership with Festival Foods in Mauston are offering Soup & Salad Bar Fridays. Eligible diners can stop in at Festival Foods, or take Mauston Public Transit to Festival Foods for $0.50 each way and have the Soup & Salad Bar and do grocery shopping on Fridays. Please contact the ADRC for more information.

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.  Mauston. Fridays from 9:30-11:30 at Grace Community church basement 201 Oak St Mauston (Also 3 yr old Head Start class room)   Age appropriate art and play activities, story time and snack offered. No Cost. For more information: (608)847-4991.  The new Family Resource Center location is 121 Division St, Mauston.

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

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.

Dine at 5 at Bluffs Senior Dining Center in Camp Douglas

Dine at 5 at Bluffs Senior Dining Center in Camp Douglas the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Doors open at 5pm. Dinner is served from 5:30pm to 6:15pm with entertainment to follow. Please reserve your meal by 1pm on the Monday prior to dinner.

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.