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Symphony Orchestra Concert

Oct 10, 2014 7:30pm

UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449
Arts at the UW presents “A Supernatural Experience” featuring the UW-Marshfield/Wood County Symphony Orchestra. Tickets: $7.

Sponsored by the Laird Fund for the Arts.


Buy tickets at marshfield.uwc.edu or call 715-389-6534.


Symphonic Band Pops Concert featuring Name that Tune

Sep 26, 2014 7:30pm

UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449
The Arts at the UW season opens with this special Pops Symphonic Band Concert. Can you identify songs by the first few notes? Then this concert is for you! Compete for bragging rights and prizes. Tickets: $7. Sponsored by the Laird Fund for the Arts.

Buy tickets at marshfield.uwc.edu or call 715-389-6534.


Folk Concert featuring Robbie Clement

Sep 25, 2014 7:30pm

UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449
Alumni Robbie Clement is a variety folk entertainer whose dynamic performances combine music, comedy and storytelling. Don’t miss the modern-day pied piper and this show of irresistible fun. Tickets $10

For tickets call 715-389-6534 or visit marshfield.uwc.edu


St. Michael's Fall Dinner

Oct 5, 2014 11am - 2pm

Community Center in Jump River Wisconsin
Grilled chicken, sauerkraut & polish sausage, parsley potatoes, homemade pies, and all the trimmings. Raffles, Country Store, Music

Gloria Carpenter 715-668-5636


Harvest Festival

Oct 5, 2014 Starts at 9am

Willow Springs Garden, 5480 Hillcrest Drive, Wausau, WI 54401
Events include Old fashioned oat threshing and straw baling, Breakfast served 9am to noon, Soups served noon to 6:00 p.m., Live music from 11-3pm by Cow Tippers Country Band, Horse Drawn Carriage Driving Competition starting at 11am, Corn Maze open, Antique Tractor Display, Round barn open

715-675-1171 or pkgriffin49@gmail.com


Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters

Sep 26, 2014 7pm

Merrill High School, 2012 Sales Dr, Merrill, WI
Singer and playwright Lisa Rock has arranged a 6-piece band, complete with back-up singers, and together they are dedicated to creating a Carpenters experience like no other. Rock’s amazing four octave range allows her to sing the hits like “We’ve Only Just Begun” and “Rainy Days and Mondays” in their original key, keeping the songs genuine and more recognizable for the audience.

Merrill High School, 715-536-4581


Guest Nights for Sweet Adeline's

Sep 16, 2014 - Sep 23, 2014 Evening

Harmony House Stevens Point WI
Fun Night, learning to sing a cappella style Women's Barbershop Harmony! All vocal ranges from low to high are welcome!

Kay Preller 715-845-8044


Pine River Fire Dept 10th Annual Pig Roast

Sep 20, 2014 Noon - 11pm

N1622 Range Line Road, Merrill, WI 54452
Food and Drinks starting at noon to 11 pm. LIve music by Tuck Pence noon to 4:30 and America's Party Band 7 pm to 11pm. Raffles and door prizes throught the day. Games for children. Fly in and landing by the Aspirus Medevac Helicopter (weather permitting).

John Deering 715-493-3739


70's Flashback Live Performance

Oct 2, 2014 - Oct 4, 2014 7:30pm

The Grand Theater in Wausau, WI
Free Annual Performance at 7:30pm at The Grand Theater in Wausau by CenterStage Band and Show Choir. Enjoy a fully choreographed singing and dancing Show with Live Band accompaniment of your favorites from the 1970's! Free ticket outlets in Central Wisconsin or get them at the door. www.CenterStageLive.org

Christine Vorpagel 715-551-3189
CenterStage #715-574-9551 www.CenterStageLive.org



Toddler Music

Sep 4, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014 9:30am, 10am & 10:30am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point Wi 54481
Toddler Music (for children ages 18 months to 5 years). Toddler Music 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. Toddler Music is available to groups of more than 8 children by special arrangement for $25 per group.

(Class size limit: First 20 attendees)
*Tentative 10:30 Toddler Music-This class will only take place if the 10am class meets its 20 person capacity.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Infant Music

Sep 3, 2014 - Oct 29, 2014 9:30am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point Wi 54481
Infant Music (for children 0-18 months) will explore the role that melody and movement play in the intellectual and emotional growth of infants and their bond to their caregivers.
An exciting new class for our youngest visitors and their grown-ups!

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Waupaca Fall-O-Rama

Sep 20, 2014 9am - 4pm

South Park, Waupaca, WI
A family friendly event to celebrate Autumn in the Chain-O-Lakes area.Activities for all ages, including a craft fair, farm market, petting zoo, fire trucks, pumpkin carving, music, food and more. Join family and friends for a lovely fall day at the newly up-dated South Park pavilion and grounds. Additional information can be found at www.waupacafallorama.com

Waupaca Parks and Rec Department, 715-258-4435


re:Voiced -- a cappella concert

Sep 21, 2014 7pm

Owen-Withee High School 832 W 3rd St Owen WI 54460
From Doo Wop to Lady Gaga and Motown to Jason Mraz, reVoiced is pure a cappella, and the group has been redefining the way people think about the genre. When you see them live, you won’t believe your ears! Starring five talented young men, several of which appeared on NBC’s hit show The Sing Off, reVoiced is the vocal quintet that will keep your “ears on their toes”. The members of reVoiced have performed at some of the most renowned venues in the world, and together, the group has electrified audiences on international cruise lines and performing arts centers across the country. Whether you’re 3 or 93, their incredible show is for you!
ReVoiced will be coming to Owen-Withee High School on September 21, 2014, as part of their Music in Schools Tour. The group will perform their full show for the general public at 7pm at the High School. ReVoiced will donate a portion of all ticket proceeds directly to the school choral program, so get your tickets now!
Tickets are only $7 for children 5 and under, $10 for students and $14 for adults at the door, but if you purchase early, you get $2 off! Tickets are available from any Owen-Withee choir student or by contacting the director.

Denise Swartz
715-229-2151 ext 291



Kronenwetter Fire Department Fall Festival

Sep 27, 2014 10am - 10pm

Kronenwetter, WI
There is something for everyone at the Kronenwetter Fire Department Fall Festival! Join us for a classic car show, craft show, children's activities, food and drinks, a bake sale, farmer's market, raffles and prize drawings, live music by The Archives (6-10pm) and more!

Be sure to sign up for the Kronenwetter Fire Department's First Annual Fun Run! Visit kronenwetter.org/departments/fire-department to register now!

All proceeds from the Fun Run benefit Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services.

Becky Hensel: 715-370-8370


Beef - A - Rama

Sep 27, 2014 9am - 8pm

Downtown Minocqua, WI

This outlandishly fun, world-renowned Northwoods event is in its 50th year. Oneida Street will be turned into a pedestrian mall for the day with over 50 businesses cooking roasts on the street. Torpy Park, on the edge of downtown Minocqua, will be bustling with artisans and crafters, children’s games, and live music. At 2:15 p.m. the famous Parade of Beef begins with roasters proudly wheeling and carrying their roasts down the street to Torpy Park. Live music acts including Usual Suspects and Hip Pocket will round out the day’s festivities. For a complete schedule of Beef-A-Rama activities and more information please go to www.beef-a-rama.com.


Beth Wetzler
Community Events Coordinator
Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce
715-356-5266 ~ www.minocqua.org



THE "WE WON'T BE SHAKEN TOUR" featuring BUILDING 429 with LOVE & THE OUTCOME and CADENCE

Oct 24, 2014 Doors Open 6pm, Concert 6:30pm

HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH 1005 N. 28th Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
We are excited to announce The “WE WON’T BE SHAKEN TOUR” featuring Grammy nominated BUILDING 429 with LOVE & THE OUTCOME and CADENCE in partnership with FEED THE CHILDREN. The title track on their latest album We Won’t Be Shaken is a battle cry for the church in these troubled times; with passion and conviction their lyrics encourage believers to stand strong in their faith. The members of Building 429 are united in their desire to be bold about sharing their faith and want to encourage others to do so without fear or hesitation. You will recognize He is With Us as performed by Love & The Outcome - this song comes from their journey of clinging to the Lord, knowing that He never changes. Concert begins at 6:30 pm | Doors Open at 6:00 pm. SEE YOU THERE! Advance tickets available online at http://www.itickets.com/events/328514.html or by phone at 1-800-965-9324.

Debra Schonscheck 715-842-5683


Crafticopia

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; contact@rlcpoint.org


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


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 www.cranberryfest.org info@ealgeriver.org