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Town of Grant Sesquicentennial Celebration

Aug 8, 2014 - Aug 10, 2014 Friday 3pm - 11pm, Saturday 8am - 10pm, Sunday 10am - 6pm

Southwest Portage County - Kellner area - many events at 9011 Co Rd WW, Wisc. Rapids and 4231 80th St South, Wisc Rapids
The town of Grant Sesquicentennial Celebration is full of fun for everyone!

Friday is a Celebration of Education with a meal and social for former students of the area’s one room school houses at 3 pm at St. John Lutheran Church in Kellner. Later that evening everyone is invited to attend a dance at the Wild Horse Saloon.

Saturday is a CELEBRATE LIFE AND WORK! Historical items will be displayed inside the town hall (9011 Highway WW) and the adjacent field from 9 am-3 pm. A craft sale and flea market will also be held from 9 am-3 pm in the field across the road from the town hall. You will find many things to do in the downtown Kellner area. A farmer’s market will take place from 8:00 am-noon. Activities for the kids will take place throughout the day and on Sunday. Bingo will take place on Saturday from 1-6 pm and a Baggo tournament from 1-5:30 pm. LIVE music starts at 1 pm on Saturday and continues throughout the evening. More music takes place on Sunday with a live band downtown and a “Singsiration” at the Kellner Moravian Church at 1:30 pm. A CELEBRATION OF FOOD AND FUN takes place on both Saturday and Sunday. Food is available downtown Kellner. A bake sale will take place at St. John Lutheran Church on Saturday from 8-10 am. A Bake-Off Contest will take place at the Kellner Moravian Church with judging at 2:15 pm. The fun will include a PARADE through downtown Kellner on Sunday starting at noon. For details see http://townofgrantportageco.com/

Dorothy Raasch, 715-423-6589, mdraasch@solarus.net


Musky Jamboree Street Party

Aug 8, 2014 7pm - 10pm

Boulder Junction
7pm-10pm, with live music by Hip Pocket & fireworks. Located by Coontail Corner.

Contact: Boulder Junction Chamber, (715) 385-2400 or visit boulderjct.org


Rededication of the Taylor County Courthouse

Sep 6, 2014 9am - 3pm

Taylor County Courthouse Square, 224 South Second Street, Medford, WIsconsin 54451
"Celebrating 100 Years Under the Dome" 1914-2014 including Guided Tours; Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest; Township Tug of War; Court Trial Re-Enactment; Craft, Food & Produce Vendors; Quilt Show; Historic "The Year was 1914" Display; and more!

Sara Nuernberger (715) 748-1483 or
Marie Koerner (715) 748-1403



Wisconsin Concrete Park Celebration

Aug 9, 2014 Noon - 4pm

wisconsin Concrete Park Phillips, WI
Wisconsin Concrete Park Celebration A celebration of the arts in a park setting with FREE fun for the whole family. Lots of kids’ activities and entertainment for all ages including make & take art activities, quilt display, live music, guided park tours, silent auction, beverages and great food. And enjoy watching amateur and professional area artists of all ages paint scenes of the park throughout the afternoon. No registration required.

Sharyn Friedell 715-339-7282