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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

Dorothy Raasch, 715-423-6589,

Learn to Square Dance

Aug 5, 2014 - Aug 19, 2014 Tuesdays 7pm - 9:30pm, Sunday 2pm - 4:30pm

First United Methodist Church, 903 N. 3rd Street, Wausau, WI
Learn to Square Dance FREE Introduction, 3 Free Tuesdays and one Free Sunday Starting August 5, 12, 19 and Sunday August 17. All ages welcomed, no experience necessary, no partner necessary.

715 218 9973 Mike or 715 675 2203 Butch

Polka Dance & BBQ Social

Oct 18, 2014 5pm - 9pm

St. Michael's Church Hall 324 Main St. Junction City, WI 54443
Knights of Columbus #4646 is hosting a Polka Dance & BBQ Social. This is a free will offering event. Music is by Old Time Brass.

Dan (715)457-2627

Ice Cream Social

Aug 24, 2014 4pm - 7pm

Marathon Park, Next to Little Red School House
Altrusa's Fundraiser for the Little Red School House. Suggested donation $5.00 Children 5- under free. Tour, Sing-Along- Square dancing

Bernie Corsten - 715-845-5124

Wisconsin Rapids Evening Benefit Car Cruise and Dance

Aug 2, 2014 Gates Open 3:30pm

Cruise leaves from Lincoln High School on 16th Street South in Wisconsin Rapids and Dance takes place at the Grand Rapids Lions Club on Riverview Expressway just east of 32nd Street South in Wisconsin Rapids
Benefit cruise cover charge is $10 per car which also includes parking and admission to see Road Trip Band at Grand Rapids Lions Club at the end of the scenic Cruise route

Nancy Klevene

Allegro Summer Ballet Camps

Jul 21, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014 Check Website for Class Times

Allegro Studios - 1485 Village Way Drive, Mosinee - Wausau Homes Complex
Summer Ballet Classes will include a performance of Peter and the Wolf for those students taking all 4 weeks. Prices and more details at: and Fees


Irish Fest

Sep 6, 2014 All Day

Bringing cultural Irish festivities to Central
Wisconsin. We have Irish bands, dancers,
and workshops. Day time bike ride. This is
our second annual Irish Festival.

Irish food and drink will be available for

See website for full details:

Jill Mabry