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1 Holiday Bakery and Craft Fair Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Raffles, door prizes. 920/622-3393.

1 Snowflake Holiday Art & Craft Show Greenwood High school, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. 715/267-6718.

1 Pinch Pots & Alternative Clay Firings 2 Workshop Phillips Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. This is the second workshop of a two-part clay series. Registration required. 715/339-7282 or www.friendsoffredsmith.org.

1 Gun Raffle Lake Holcombe Big Minnow (corner Hwy. 27 and County MM), 7–10 p.m. Free beer. Gun drawing at 10 p.m.

1 Fireman’s Dance—Shullsburg. The Wheel Inn. 608/482-1799.

1 Christmas Walk—Mondovi. Our Savior’s Church, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Home tours and bazaar. 715/926-5354.

1 Prairie du Chien Day—Prairie du Chien. Villa Louis Historic Site, tours run 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Admission is free for residents of PdC with a donation of a non-perishable food item. 608/326-2721.

1, 2 Fall Vendor & Craft Event Baraboo. Ho-Chunk Gaming & Convention Center Lower Dells Ballroom, Sat. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

1, 2 “A Country Affair” Craft Show Medford. Multi-Purpose Building. 715/748-4635.

1 Harvest Fest Craft Fair Adams A-F Middle School gym, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Luncheon, raffles, bountiful shopper reward, country pals, Gussie the Clown, crafts, vendors, cookie walk, bake sale. Admission: Scholarship donations and non-perishable items for Adams Co. Food Pantry. 608/584-4424.

2 Potluck Lunch and Movie—Cambria. The Barn (W1441 Vaughn Rd.), noon. Free will offering match by Thrivent for Badger Honor Flight. RSVP. 920/348-5258.

2 Sometimes on a Sunday: Experiences of a WWII Prisoner of War Coon Valley. Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, 2 p.m. Presented by Cherryl Jostad. 608/452-3424 or www.norskedalen.org.

4 Harvest Dinner—Arkdale. Trinity Lutheran Church, lunch 11 a.m.–1 p.m. and dinner 5–7 p.m. Pork loin dinner. 608/564-7920.

5 Stand Down—Wisconsin Rapids. Mall, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Veterans have the opportunity to learn about the resources that VA and other community providers can offer them. Homeless and at-risk Veterans have the opportunity to receive food, clothing, and resource items. If you wish to donate items to this event, call 608/372-3971 Ext. 64201.

5 Hunter’s Stag—Chippewa Falls. KC Hall, 5–7:30 p.m. Hunter’s stew dinner, raffles, more. Everyone welcome. 715/723-7730.

7, 8, 14, 15 “Dashing Through the Snow” Production—Wittenberg. WOWSPACE, 7 p.m. 715/253-3525 or www.wallsofwittenberg.com.

7–9 “Robin Hood” the Play—Phillips. High School Auditorium, Fri. & Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. 715/339-2141.

7–9, 14–16, 21–23 “Christmas Belles” Production—Tomah. Area Community Theatre, Thurs.–Sat. 7:30 p.m. and Sun. 2 p.m. 608-372-6608.

8 Chili and Potato Soup Supper Randolph Highway 73 (7 miles south of Randolph). Adults $8, ages 5–9 $4, under 5 free. 920/326-3301.

8 Holiday Fair Medford Community United Church of Christ, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Vendors, baked goods, raffle, lunch. 715/748-3391.

8 Quilt Show Menomonie. Five locations, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Benefit for The Bridge to Hope (domestic abuse shelter). 71/235-9074 or www.thebridgetohope.org.

8 Holiday Craft and Treasurers Sale Phillips Municipal Building, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Homemade crafts and gifts, lunch. 715/339-6177.

8 Christmas Bazaar Holmen St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (515 N. Main St.), 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Bake shop, general store, silent auction, family corner, drawings, corner café. Grand prize and cash drawings held at 1:45 p.m. 608/526-4424.

8 Holiday Craft and Treasurers Sale Phillips. Municipal Building, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Crafts, home décor, kitchen accessories, health, fitness & beauty products, bakery items, gift ideas, lunch, more. 715/339-6177.

8 Holiday Open House—Phillips. Cabin Creations, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 715/339-6238 or www.cabincreationswi.com.

8 Holiday Open House—Phillips. Homespun Coffee & Crafts, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 715/339-6050 or www.homespuncoffeeandcrafts.com.

8 Holiday Wine Tasting Phillips The 5 Senses, 2–5 p.m. 715/339-2777 or www.the5senseswi.com.

8 Supper with the Villa Louis Servants Prairie du Chien. Villa Louis Historic Site. Late afternoon hands-on cooking workshop for adults. Reservations required. 608/326-2721.

9 “Paws & Claws” Holiday Celebration Neillsville. American Legion Hall, 3–6:30 p.m. Raffles, silent auction, dessert extravaganza. Benefits Clark Co. Humane Society. 715/743-4550.

11 Veterans Day Program—Neillsville. The Highground, 3 p.m. 715/743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

12 Church Bazaar—Chippewa Falls. First Presbyterian Church, 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Bake sale, kitchen linens, candy shoppe, hand-carved items (canes, clocks, back scratchers, etc.), knife sharpening, boutique area with vintage and new gift items, lunch. 715/382-4278.

13 “Monroe Crossing” Performance—Park Falls. Chequamegon High School, 7 p.m. Blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and heartfelt originals. 715/762-3145 or www.woodsandwatersart.org.

14 Free Movie, Popcorn, and Candy—Fairchild. Church of Hope, 7 p.m. 715/533-5650.

14 Jolly Mixers Dance Club—Clintonville. Lanes & Banquet Hall, 7–11 p.m. $8/person for dancing, lunch, door prizes. Music by Carol and the Keynotes. 920/525-3713.

14 Holiday Craft & Bake Sale—Gilman. SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. All you can eat soup luncheon from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. $6/person includes soups, cheese, crackers, sweets, coffee. $5 carry-outs per quart. Raffle and door prizes.

14–16 Christmas Open House—Wisconsin Dells. Craft Mall, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Over 300 artist. 608/356-3916.

15 Women’s Expo—Mellen. Morse Town Hall, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Free admission. 715/278-3522.

15 Holiday Craft Bazaar and Used Book Sale—Augusta. Community Center Gym, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Used book sale, arts & crafts, gifts, baked goods, lunch, free Zumba demos. 715/286-5681.

15 Holiday Evergreen Decorating—Phillips. Friends of Fred Smith Studio at Wisconsin Concrete Park, 1–4 p.m. Learn how to make and decorate a fresh holiday evergreen wreath as well as hand creating an evergreen swag. Registration required. 715/339-7282 or www.friendsoffredsmith.org.

15 Homemade Pie Extravaganza—Fairchild. Church of Hope, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

21 Spaghetti Supper—Dellwood. United in Christ Lutheran Church, 4–7 p.m. Adults $7, children $3, 5 and under free. Hunters welcome!

21 Pie Auction—Phillips. Club 13, 6 p.m. 715/339-4066. Delicious pies up for auction. Everyone welcome to attend and bid. 715/339-4066.

21–23 Deer Widows Weekend Girlfriends Getaway Johnson Creek Go to www.johnsoncreekchamber.com for all event package details.

22 Holiday Craft Fair Rome. Town Hall 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Bake sale, crafts, lunch. 715/325-6244.

22 Craft Sale—Fifield. Kountry Kafe, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Jewelry, art, children’s clothing, quilts, more. 75/762-2495.

22 Craft and Vendor Fair—Richland Center. High school, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. 608/647-6131.

22 Holiday Craft Fair Montello St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Many vendors, huge bake sale, raffles, concession stand. 608/297-7423.

22 Hunter’s Beef Dinner Westfield Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 4–7:30 p.m. Homemade roast beef and all the trimmings. Mass celebrated at 7:30 p.m. 608/297-7423.

22 Holiday and Craft Sale—Bowler. Area Historical Society, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. 715/793-4460.

22 Country Fair Hayward.Spider Lake Church, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Lunch, baked goods, frozen meals, canned goods, crafts, much more. 715/462-9064.

22 Holiday Gift Ideas—Phillips. The 5 Senses, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. 715/339-2777 or www.the5senseswi.com.

22 Holiday Craft and Gift Fair Prairie du Chien. Hoffman Hall, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. 608-326-7207.

22 Pie Auction & Raffle—Phillips. Crane Chase Tavern, 8 p.m. Delicious pies up for auction followed by various raffle drawings for guns, TV, and other items. All proceeds earned go directly back into maintaining the Lugerville School building. 715/339-2299.

22, 23, 28–30 Holiday Show—Brule. Oulu Glass Gallery, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily and Sun. 12–5 p.m. Free demos, prizes, coffee, cookies. 715/372-4160 or www.ouluglass.com.

22, 23, 28–30 Wreath Making—Wittenberg. WOWSPACE, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. You decorate or we decorate. 715/253-3525 or www.wallsofwittenberg.com.

22–26, 28–30 Glassblowing for Beginners and Up—Brule. Oulu Glass Gallery. 715/372-4160 or www.ouluglass.com.

23 Hometown Holiday Fair “Heaven and Nature Sing”—Independence. High School, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Arts, crafts, decorations, gifts, Amish quilt raffle, lunch, refrigerator desserts.

24 Sportsmen’s Banquet Fifield. Northwoods Supper Club, 6 p.m. Meal includes a wide assortment of wild game plus all the fixings. Everyone welcome to attend. 715/762-4447 or www.snodrovers.com.

27 Turkey Trot 5K Road Run/Walk—Park Falls. City Hall, 8 a.m. registration; race 9 a.m. Turkeys will be presented to the first male and female finishers. No professional timing; shirts guaranteed for all early-bird registrations. 715/762-2703 or www.parkfalls.com.

27 Turkey Trot—Prairie du Chien. Hoffman Hall, 8 a.m. 3-mile run/walk. 608/326-7207.

28 Santa is Coming to Town—Phillips. Santa will be at Wells Fargo Bank, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. and Cinema North will be showing a free family movie at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. 715/339-4100 or www.phillipswisconsin.net.

28 Santa Superior Fun Run 5k or Walk—Tomah. Gillett Park. 608-372-7653.

28, 29 There Once Was a Barn Holiday Boutique—Willard. N9647 Gorman Ave., 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

28, 29 A Bit of Yesteryear Christmas—Shullsburg. Water Street. Open house on Water Street, all day events, lighted Christmas parade. 608/482-1859.

28, 29 Alumni Basketball Tournament—Cassville. High School. Annual get-together of former CHS Comet alumni coming back home to showcase their basketball skills.

28–30 Victorian Home for the Holidays—Prairie du Chien. Villa Louis Historic Site, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Tours include a visit to the Dousman Parlor for a Christmas recital. Admission charge. 608/326-2721.

29 Christmas Creations Craft Show—Fennimore. Memorial Building and Elementary School Gym, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Hand-made craft items. 608/822-6497.

29, 30 Nutcracker Christmas—Mauston. Boorman House, 1–7 p.m.

30 Unity Tree Lighting—Fennimore. Dwight Parker Library, 6 p.m.