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5 Opening for Festival of Trees—Tigerton. 1905 Village Hall. 715/535-2110 or

5 Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting—Phillips. Courthouse lawn and downtown, 6 p.m. Parade, tree lighting, caroling. 715/339-4100 or

5, 6 Christmas Craft Sale—Wittenberg. WOWSPACE, Fri. 3–8 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. One-stop shopping for all your Christmas needs.. 715/253-3525 or

5–7 Madrigal Dinner—Phillips. Club 13, Fri. & Sat. 6:30–9 p.m.; Sun. 5:30–8 p.m. Enjoy a seven-course meal served formally while the royal court entertains you with great music, humorous skits, more. Dinner, fun, and frolic Renaissance style. Reservations required. 715/339-2057 or

5–7, 13, 14 Wreath Making—Wittenberg. WOWSPACE, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. You decorate or we decorate. 715/253-3525 or

5, 31 Polka Variety Dances—Pound. Equity Park Ballroom, 1–5 p.m. Valenta Orchestra.

6 Santa Visit and Bake Sale—Rio. Community Library, 10 a.m.–noon. Santa arrives by fire truck at 10 a.m. Kids can visit with Santa and get a free picture with him. Goody bags will be provided; crafts for kids. 920/992-3206.

6 Christmas Bazaar—Phillips. United Methodist Church, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Luncheon, cookie walk, crafts, bakery, door prizes.

6 Christmas Bazaar—Muscoda. St. John’s, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Gifts, crafts, bake sale, lunch. 608/669-0806.

6 Holiday Craft Fair—Fountain City. CFC School, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Over 160 booths, free admission, food, entertainment, more.

6 Christmas Fair—Fall Creek. Fire House, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Door prizes, noon lunch, crafts, cookies, Lefsa, more. 715/286-5014.

6 Holiday Marketplace—Holcombe. Lake Holcombe School, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Crafts, fresh wreaths, food, pictures with Frosty. 715/595-4241.

6 Kitchen Extravaganza—Phillips. The 5 Senses, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 715/339-2777 or

6 “Creative Christmas” Christmas Cookie, Bake Goods, and Homemade Crafts Sale—Redgranite. First Congregational UCC, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. 920/566-4666.

6 Bazaar—Phillips. United Methodist Church, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Luncheon and cookie walk. 715/339-4406.

6 Christmas in Cassville—Cassville. Downtown. Parade of Homes, decorating contests, wagon rides, Christmas parade, fireworks, holiday open houses. 608/725-5855.

6 Barn Quilts Workshop—Phillips. Friends of Fred Smith Wisconsin Concrete Park, 1–4 p.m. Learn the tradition of making and displaying barn quilts, then create a mini-sized version of a quilt for your home or mailbox. Patterns and supplies provided. Registration and a $6 fee required. Space is limited. 715/339-7282 or

6 Finnish Independence Day Celebration—Brantwood. Community Center, 2 p.m. dinner; 4 p.m. program. Mojakka (stew) meal and a program covering the Finnish history. 715/564-2520 or

6, 7 Nutcracker Christmas—Mauston. Boorman House, 12–7 p.m.

6, 7 Old-Fashioned Christmas—Coon Valley. Norskedalen nature & Heritage Center, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 608/452-3424 or

6, 7, 13 “A Northwoods Noel”—Danbury. The Forts Folle Avoine Historic Park, Sat. 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Horse-drawn sleigh rides, Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus, The Elves Store (kids-only shopping area), silent auction (Dec. 6–7 only), face painting, live holiday music, storytelling, food, The Gift Shop, historic fur trade site, The Festival of Tres, more. 715/866-8890 or

7 Polka Variety Dance—Pound. Equity Park Ballroom, 1–5 p.m. Valenta Orchestra.

7 St. Charles Advent Breakfast—Cassville. St. Charles School, 9 a.m.–noon. Santa’s workshop, raffle, and visit from Santa. 608/725-5173.

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

12 Christmas Home Tour—Ladysmith. Merry Reynolds (100 E. Park Ave.), 10 a.m.–3 p.m. View the many decorated Christmas trees, gather ideas for holiday decorating, purchase some unique gifts, refreshments, fellowship. Tickets $5. All proceeds benefit Harvest of Talents.

12 Free Movie, Popcorn, and Candy—Fairchild. Church of Hope, 7 p.m. It’s a Wonderful Life. 715/533-5650.

13 Candy/Cookie Walk and Craft Sale—Ogdensburg. First Lutheran Church (Main St.), 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Santa from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

13 FOCUS On Photography—Necedah. National Wildlife Refuge, 9–9:45 a.m. Share outdoor photography techniques, tips, and tricks. Free and open to the public. 608/565-2551.

13 Snowshoe Habitat Hike—Necedah. National Wildlife Refuge, 10–11 a.m. Explore the refuge in search of winter wildlife and tracks. Limited show will result in a winter hike. Free and open to the public. 608/565-2551.

13 4-H Cookie Walk and Craft Sale—Pleasant Valley. Town Hall and Fire Station, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Hot lunch available.

13 Fill Your Stockings—Fairchild. Church of Hope, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Homemade cookies, crafts, gifts, treasurers.

13 Christmas in Bruce—Bruce. Fire Hall for craft show, 9 a.m. Village Hall for free soup; horse-drawn rides; pie/ice cream at Legion Hall; area singers. 715/532-5972.

14 Cookie Walk & Christmas Item Sale—Wittenberg. Community Bible Church, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. 715/881-0148.

14 Christmas Concert—Loyal. Trinity Lutheran Church, 2 p.m. The combined choirs of the Clark County Choraliers and the Clark County Male Chorus will present their annual Christmas concert. Admission is free and refreshments will be served following the performance.

20 The Art of Film—Shell Lake. Arts Center, 7 p.m. Showing of The Grand Budapest Hotel. 715/468-2414 or

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