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Deserae Faith Landowski Benefit

Sep 6, 2014 1pm - 7pm

The Wausau Boys and Girls Club 1710 2nd street Wausau, WI 54403
Why: 12 year old Deserae passed away on 8-9-14 due to Injuries she had from a tragic car accident on HWY 52 on 8-8-14 while she was traveling with friends to go swimming. The proceeds from the benefit will help with her expenses.
What’s Happening: There will be Food and Drinks, Music, Provided by DJ Fame Douglas and Dancing,
Activities, Games, A Raffle, Items made in her memory will be sold, A treasure
Room sale will be held. And More!! Please come join and support us for Deserae Landowski and celebrate in her memory. Admission Fees $10.00 for adults $5.00 for children at the door, admission prices include food. While supplies Last.
Please direct any questions or donation inquiries to:

Latisha DeBroux 715-298-2984

Organ Concert

Sep 14, 2014 3pm - 4:30pm

Zion Lutheran Church - 709 Sixth Street - Wausau, WI
Zion Lutheran Church is pleased to present Nathan J. Laube as guest organist in their Organ Concert Series on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. A star among young classical musicians, his brilliant playing and gracious demeanor have thrilled audiences and presenters across the United States and Europe. Zion is located at 709 Sixth Street, in Wausau. A free-will donation will be received. Zion is handicapped accessible. For more information call 715-848-7286 or visit

Steve Zeinemann

Minocqua/Kawaguesaga Lakes Protection Assoc. Pig Roast

Aug 30, 2014 ?

Torpy Park, Minocqua, WI
Pig Roast, Silent Auction, Lake Fair, Bike Raffle
Pork Sandwich, Corn on the Cob,Chips,$7.00Beer and Pop available Music by Gregg Thomas

Sally Murwin 715-356-1149

Erika's Grace Benefit

Aug 23, 2014 3pm - 11pm

Merrill Town Hall, W4594 PROGRESS AVENUE - MERRILL, WI 54452
Erika was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in February 2013. She underwent chemotherapy, followed by a double mastectomy and radiation. Everything looked good until March of this year when the cancer returned and continues to grow in her. I know many, many people have Erika and our family in their prayers. Many have asked how they can help.

Please consider joining our friends and family at the Erika's Grace Benefit.

Doors open at 3 PM - Silent Auction
Dinner at 5:30
Cake and Pie Auction after dinner
Music by APB - America's Party Band - Approx 8 - 11 PM

Ticket - $25 Donation
Purchase Tickets at the door or at:
Nelson's Power House, Dave's County Market and Johnson Gifts and Pharmacy

Dave Nelson at (715) 722-0232

St. Stanislaus Church Annual Parish Bazaar and Fall Dinner

Aug 31, 2014 Starts with Polka Mass at 10:30am

St. Stanislaus Church, W13381 South Street, Lublin, WI 54447
Polka Mass at 10:30am

Chicken & Polish Sausage Dinner 11am - 2pm
Adults $9., Carryouts $9., Children 10 and Under $5.

Polka music in the park in the afternoon

Auction - Raffle - Games - Fish Pond - Country Store

Carol Pawlicki

341 Women’s Gospel Trio Concert

Sep 12, 2014 7pm

Wausau Bible Church 1300 Grand Ave, Wausau WI 54403
341 is an a cappella trio from Wausau who have been singing together since 2004. Their presentation includes a blend of hymns and gospel music. There is no charge for the concert, but a free will offering will be taken. Contact Wausau Bible Church with questions at 715-845-2315

Wausau Bible Church,

First Annual Sausage Fest (To Benefit Prostate Cancer)

Aug 23, 2014 Noon - 6pm

Koo Coo's Nest Comedy Club, 320 Ross Avenue Suite 8, Schofield
First Annual Sausage Fest to benefit the fight against prostate cancer. There will be live music, food, games and prizes, BOGO drink specials for men and a car wash.

Kevin Cahak (715) 432-2935

Fire Department & Auxiliary's Annual Labor Day Weekend Brat Feed

Aug 29, 2014 Starts at 5pm

Glidden Fire Hall
Proceeds Benefit the Glidden Fire Department

Music and Food Start at 5pm

Menu Incudes: Brats, Hotdogs, Hamburgers, Salads, Beans, Desserts, Coffee, Pop and Many of your favorite cold beverages.

Glidden Fire Department

Raise the Roof

Aug 23, 2014 Noon - 9pm

Klemme Park, Stratford, WI
Presented by North Ridge Church | Stratford:
A day of Christian Music, Fellowship & Family Fun!
*Kids Activities (1pm - 6pm)
*Food Available, Raffle Baskets
*Bring a Lawn Chair!
A freewill offering will be taken after each performance to benefit North Ridge Church | Stratford building fund

Nicole - North Ridge Church | Stratford


Oct 18, 2014 10am - 4pm

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 900 Brilowski Rd., Stevens Point
A communitywide celebration with craft vendors, homemade jams and pesto for sale, live music, Indian food, kids' activities, and more!

Ann Kiefer, 715-341-7417;


Aug 23, 2014 2pm - Midnight

Wildhorse Saloon 9031 Cty Rd WW, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Celebrate Life with Music. Free Concert with 6 bands including The Blue Olives headlining. Fish Boil, Bake Sale, Food, Beer, Raffles and much more. Proceeds benefit UW Cancer Center/Love Lights & South Wood County Humane Society.

Laura Meyer, 715-697-0133

Greenwood Car Show and Street Dance

Sep 6, 2014 Car Show Registration Begins at 10am

Main Street - Greenwood
Car Show starting at 10 AM, trophies at 3, Street Dance following. Car Show: 1st and 2nd place trophies for each class and vendors. Street Dance: Free Inflatables for the kids and two bands starting after the car show.

Joe or Mary Domanico 715-937-7866 or 715-937-2258

Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish Picnic

Aug 24, 2014 10am - 5pm

750 10th Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids, Wi
10:00 a.m.
Polka Mass featuring the St. Lawrence Polka Massters

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Food & Beverages
Dessert Bar
Games, Pony Rides and Beauty Boutique for Kids
Bake Sale & Country Crafts
Basket Boutique
Used Book Nook
$1,000 Grand Prize Raffle

12:00 Noon
Live auction
Music by Old Time Brass
Take a spin on the wooden dance floor!

Deb Lobner, 715.423.8922

United Way Community Fest

Sep 20, 2014 9:30am - 3pm

Marathon Park, Wausau
Second annual United Way Community Fest features free, family friendly activities including crafts and games, music, food vendors and the United We Can food sculpture competition. Bring a canned food item to vote for your favorite.

Sue Haupt, United Way of Marathon County

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

Frankie Ballard Benefit Concert

Aug 22, 2014 Gates Open 5:30pm

Witter Field Wisconsin Rapids
Country Music Star Frankie Ballard will perform a benefit concert to support the Boys & Girls Club of the Wisconsin Rapids Area on Friday August 22nd along with opening act Raised Reckless. Gates open at 5:30pm, Raised Reckless performs at 6:30pm and Frankie Ballard at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale through the Rapids Rafters ticket office at Witter Field. All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Wisconsin Rapids.

Boys & Girls Club (715)424-2582

St. Mary's Custer Parish Picnic

Aug 24, 2014 10am - 7pm

Arnott Lions Community Park, East of Stevens Point on County Highway J, Between Highway 10 and County B
10am - Polka Mass at the Park with Old Time Brass and Choraliers
11:30am - 1:30pm - Chicken Dinner catered by Bob's Catering of Hatley (Kids 5 & Under Free)

11:30am - 3pm - The Polka Pak
3pm - 7pm - Polka Country Drifters

Concessions, Basket Raffles, Big Raffle, Silent Auction, Kid's Games, Cherry Tree, 50/50 Raffle, Pull Tabs, Bake Sale, Farmer's Market

2:30pm - BINGO

7pm - Big Raffle Ticket Drawing (need not be present to win)

Mary at 715-824-2817

Northwoods Hymn Festival "-With a Voice of Singing"

Jul 12, 2014 - Jul 13, 2014 7pm & 3pm

Ascension Lutheran Church - Minocqua, W
"Sommarpsal" Scandinavian Hymns
"Under the Tent" dessert social following evening performance
Choir under the direction of Ben Westphal

Sally Murwin 715-356-1149

Cranberry Fest

Oct 4, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014 Saturday 9am - 4pm, Sunday 9am - 3pm

Vilas County Fairgrounds and Downtown Eagle River
Everything cranberry and more! From fresh cranberries, craisins, delicious foods, pastries, and warm autumn drinks to homemade goods, arts and crafts, clothing and music. This annual festival draws nearly 50,000 people. As a special bonus our significant area forest are usually at "peak color" during this ever-popular fall season event.

Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce, 800-359-6315

Marty Haugen Concert

Sep 5, 2014 7:30pm

Holy Family Catholic Church, 8950 County Hwy. J, Woodruff, WI 54568
Well-known liturgical composer, Marty Haugen, will perform such compositions as All Are Welcome, Eye Has Not Seen, Shepherd Me, O God, Gather Us In, Mass of Creation. There will be opportunities for communal singing. A free will offering will be taken to help offset event expenses. All are welcome!

Merry L. Jorgensen
715-356-6284, extension 0

Toddler Music

May 29, 2014 - Aug 28, 2014 Thursdays at 9:30am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St Stevens Point, WI 54481
Toddler Music (for children ages 18 months to 5 years) enhances early learning skills by introducing beginning musical concepts that are developmentally age appropriate—such as rhythmic patterns with instruments, rhymes, simple tunes, and movement—and provides the foundation for continued interest in the arts.


Infant Music

May 28, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014 Wednesdays at 9:30am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St Stevens Point, WI 54481
Infant Music (for children 0-18 months) explores the role that melody and movement play in the intellectual and emotional growth of infants and their bond to their caregivers.


Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School 40th Reunion for Classes of '74/'75

Sep 13, 2014 2pm - 11:55pm

Anchor Bay Bar & Grill - 3460 North Biron Drive, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Celebration to include music, food, beer, soft drinks and cash bar (casual attire). See our page on Facebook for more info

Nancy Klevene


Aug 30, 2014 All Day

Downtown Rhinelander, Wisconsin
The festival is a spud-filled day of activities such as a parade, a French Fry Frenzy, the YMCA Couch Potato Race, Little Lit’l Miss and Lit’l Mr. Tator Tot Potato Sack Outfit Contest, a potato salad cook-off and so much more. There is a historic and education component, food vendors and live music throughout the afternoon into the evening providing entertainment for all ages.

Downtown Rhinelander, Inc.

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

41st Annual North Central Wisconsin Antique Steam and Gas Engine Club Show

Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 24, 2014 Friday through Sunday

w465 co hwy H, Edgar, Wi 54426
antique steam and gas tractors, saw mill, threshing, flea market, live music, good food