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January 2017
January-February, 2017 – BRUCE MOUND WINTER SPORTS AREA, Merrillan - open Fridays 5 pm to 10 pm., Saturdays and Sundays 10 am to 4 pm.   Contact 715-743-2296 for rates and snow conditions.

January 23, 2017 – BRUCE MOUND WINTER SPORTS AREA, Merrillan - Snow Fun Day! Open from 9 am to 4 pm. Special rates: $11 lift, $9 rentals, and $9 tubing.  Contact 715-743-2296

January 28, 2017 - CURTISS SNOWMOBILE DRAG RACES, Registration 9 am- 11:30 am, Races start at 12:30 gate Cash prizes, Food Refreshments and raffles on the grounds., No carry in's. Watch from heated indoor facility.  Admission to the race $3.  For more info call: Daytime only 715-613-5353 - Evenings only 715-654-5362, 715-613-2480 Sponsored by Curtiss Lions, Inc.,  Hwy 29, take exit 127 then take Hwy E north and follow the signs. Entry fee's Stock & Vintage- $10, Improved- $15, Modified-$20

January 27 -28, 2017 – 10TH ANNUAL SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION GUN SHOW at the American Legion Hall, 6 Boon Blvd. Neillsville, WI 54456. Hours are Friday 3 – 8pm and Saturday  8 am – 4 pm. Food and Raffle.  Admission is $5.00 for both days. For tables contact 715-937-3267

 January 29, 2017 – THE HIGHGROUND WINTER BOWL FUNDRAISER FOR VETERANS RETREAT at Rose Bowl Lanes, 1600 N Central Ave., Marshfield. For only $50, a lane (for up to six people!) will be reserved for the event – shoes and bowling balls included. The Winter Bowl will run from Noon – 2:30PM and pre-registration is required.  This is not a tournament; it is a time to have fun with family and friends while helping veterans. There will be raffle items, door prizes and silent auctions.  To reserve a lane, please call The Highground at 715-743-4224. 

February 2017
February 5, 2017 - PANCAKE FEED, FRIENDS OF ST. JOHNS Neillsville, St. John's Lutheran School 805 W 5th St. from 10:30 am-1:00 pm. Regular & potato pancakes, sausage, applesauce, cheese, bars, oj, coffee and milk. 715-743-2944

February 11, 2017 – OTTER LAKE BOOSTER CLUB KIDS FREE FISHING CONTEST 10 A.M. – 2 P.M. Otter Lake near Stanley. Under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Prize for every fish caught. Call 715-644-4979

February 11, 2017 - CURTISS  LEMAN’S CROSSCOUNTRY RACES - 201 East Green Street, Curtiss, WI  54422  Registration 9 am to 11 am, Races start at noon, Semi-pro, Trail Rider, 35+ up, Women's, Vintage Working tether required, Cash prizes, Food, refreshments and raffles on the grounds. No carry in's please. Admission at gate $5- Cheap family fun!! Watch from an indoor heated facility! For more info call: Daytime only- 715-613-5353, Evenings only 715-654-5362,
715-613-2480 Hwy 29, take exit 127 then take Hwy E north and follow the signs.

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February 11, 2017 - KING OF THE MOUND RACE  BRUCE MOUND WINTER SPORTS AREA - Merrillan.  Open 10a.m. – 4p.m.  1:00pm Annual  GS type downhill ski race. Three age divisions for boys and girls. Medals awarded to the top three finishers in each category. No entry fee.    Call for snow conditions or check us out on Facebook. 715-743-2296.

February 17, 2017 – BRUCE MOUND WINTER SPORTS AREA Merrillan  - Slope Style Competition - Open from 10 am to 10 pm. Special day rate.  Contact 715-743-2296    

February 19, 2017 – ROCK DAM YOUTH FISHING DAY 12 – 3 P.M. Rock Dam Rod and Gun Club, Willard. 14 years and under, small fee, includes t-shirt, lunch and prizes. Inclement weather make up date February 26. Call 715-773-0311

February 24-26, 2017 - NEILLSVILLE WINTER CARNIVAL Friday night- variety and comedy show, Gold Medallion Search.
Saturday- Polar plunge, Volleyball, Cribbage, Darts, Pool, Saturday night entertainment in High School Auditorium  
Sunday-Pancake breakfast,  Men's Pool tourney, Family Open Swim, Sheepshead tourney, Raffle drawings and Squirt Hockey. Call the Chamber for event details at: 715-743-6444. www.neillsville.org

February 25, 2017 - SWEATY YETI - Levis/Trow Mound N1589 Fisher Ave Neillsville The Sweaty Yeti is part of “Yeti-Fest” a weekend of Fat bike racing, winter camping, bon fires, great camaraderie!  9 am registration $25 per person.  
Contact: steve@meurett.com, www.wisfatbikeracing.com/sweaty_yeti_fat_bike_race.htm

February 25, 2017 – ROCK DAM ICE FISHING JAMBOREE - Willard 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. Rock Dam Rod and Gun Club.  Prizes, raffles, food and refreshments. Call 715-773-0311

March 2017
Friday, Saturday & Sunday - BRUCE MOUND WINTER SPORTS AREA: N791 Bruce Mound Ave., Merrillan.
Fri open 5 pm to 10 pm. Sat & Sun open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call for snow conditions or check us out on Facebook. 715-743-2296.

March 4, 2016    WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: Neillsville. 10:30 a.m. World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of Christian women of many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year on the first of March.  Donations call 715-743-8138.

March 4, 2017 SPRING FLING AT BRUCE MOUND:  N791 Bruce Mound Ave., Merrillan. Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  The last hurrah before the long snowless summer comes.  A fun day which features free Hawaiian leis, scavenger hunt and of course ski the pond!  Call for snow conditions or check us out on Facebook. 715-743-2296.


March 5, 2017- ABBOTSFORD LIONS BRUNCH- located at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Abbotsford. Serving

7:30am – 1:00pm. Advance tickets available at Hawkeye Dairy, Kramer-Schiferl Realty, or from Lions members. Contact 715-223-4176.

March 5, 2017 OWEN LIONS ICE FISHING CONTEST: Held at Mill Pond. 10:00 a.m. Contact: 715-229-4639.

March 11, 2017 THORP FIREMAN’S BALL: Held at Cindy’s Banquet Hall. Contact 715-669-5371

March 12, 2017 THORP AMERICAN LEGION ANNUAL SMELT FEED: held at Thorp American Legion 500 N. Washington Ave. 715-669-5578


March 12, 2017 – COLBY LIONS PANCAKE BREAKFAST – located at Colby Lions Pavilion in Colby. Serving

8:00am – 12:30pm. Contact 715-223-3632.


March 15, 2017 – MARCH MADNESS JOB FAIR – located at Rodeway Inn in Abbotsford, 300 Elderberry Rd. 

9:00 am – 11:30am.  Manpower has several openings in Abbotsford, Colby, Dorchester, Medford, Marshfield and Prentice.  Contact Manpower at 715-748-6670.


March 16, 2017 – OWEN WITHEE CURTIS EMS PORK DINNER – located at the Curtiss Fire Station. Serving

11:00am – 7:00pm.  Contact 715-223-0313 with advance orders, or 715-316-0192 or 715-223-9987 on March 16 for carry-outs and local delivery within 10 miles of the Curtiss station.

March 25, 2017 HALF MARATHON & 5K WALK/RUN: Start and finish at the Highground, W7031 Ridge Road, Neillsville. Registration 7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Race begins at 8:30 a.m. Half marathon run (13.1 miles) and a 5K walk/run (3.1 miles). Race fee: half marathon - $21, 5K - $11. All proceeds donated to the Highground. 715-743-4224 or email at amymelvin@tds.net or highgrnd@tds.net.

March 26, 2017  THORP FFA ALUMNI TOY SHOW at Thorp High School.  Contact: Glen Schraufnagel 715-669-5401.

April 2017
April 1, 2017  OWACC Business Expo – Old Owen School, 101 E 3rd st, Owen.  Local business will be showcasing their local services and products. 10 am to 3 pm.   Papa Jo’s Breakfast serving 7-noon at Vets Club 118 N Central Ave. Call 715-229-2697.

April 8, 2017 - MAGGIE MAE CONCERT:  Pittsville Senior High Auditorium. 2 p.m. The Highground’s Wisconsin Persian Gulf Tribute Benefit Concert. 715-743-4224. www.thehighground.org

April 8, 2017 - OWEN-WITHEE-CURTISS  FIRE DEPT & EMT AUXILLARY DANCE 101 E 3rd Street, Owen.
4 p.m. – midnight. Raffle, music, food and refreshments.  Call: 715-229-2652 or cell: 715-613-4561.

April 10-16, 2016 - NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK – STANLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 154 E 4th Ave. – Special events each day. The theme is “Libraries Transform”.  www.stanleylibrary.org  Contact:  715-644-2004.

April 14-15, 2017 - Stanley-Boyd High School Alumni Basketball Tournament and Women’s Volleyball Tournament. Starting at Fri at 6pm.  Continuing Sat at 9am-4pm.  Food available.  (Always Easter Weekend)  Contact Information: 715-644-5100.

April 15, 2017 -  FREE SHOW at the Stanley Theater 1:30 p.m.  Contact Information 715-644-5988.

April 15, 2017 – ANNUAL THORP CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EASTER EGG HUNT: Held at the Thorp High School football field. 715-669-5371

April 19-22, 2017 - CENTRAL WI SPRING HORSE SALE- Clark County Fairgrounds, US Hwy. 10, Neillsville. Largest horse drawn machinery sale in the Midwest. Also selling antiques, collectibles, Amish quilts, crafts, furniture,horse drawn buggies, carriages, carts, wagons, and all classes of horses and mules.  715-570-7749.

April 15, 2017 - WHITETAILS UNLIMITED BANQUET:  American Legion Post 73, 6 Boon Blvd., Neillsville. 6 p.m. 715-743-3859.

April 23 2017 – ROCK DAM ROD & GUN CLUB SMELT FEED – 8571 Haycreek Rd, Willard.  11am – 3 pm.  Contact: 715-773-0311.

April 22-23, 2017 - CLARK COUNTY SPRING INTO THE  ARTS TOUR – Saturday, April 22nd -9 am- 5 pm and Sunday, April 23rd, 10 am- 4 pm. New brochure and map will be available in March. For more information, brochure and map call: 715-255-9100 or email: info @clarkcountyedc.org

April 22, 2017 - REUNION/EDUCATION NIGHT:  Vietnam War. The Highground Learning Center, W7031 Ridge Rd., Neillsville.  2 p.m. 715-743-4224. www.thehighground.org

April 29-30, 2017 - REED SCHOOL TOURS- NEILLSVILLE. Reed School, US Hwy 10 and Cardinal Ave. 10 am-4 pm.  Free admission. 608-253-3523.  

April 29, 2017 – THE WILD RILD BUZZARD BUSTER, part of Wisconsin’s Endurance Mountain Bike Series 25-50-75 miles at Levis Mound trail head. Call 715-212-5711 or www.wemseries.com

 April through Fall – Annually last weekend of April through Fall – CLARK CO BLOOMIN’ GREENHOUSE TOUR. For more information, brochure and map call: 715-255-9100 or email: info@clarkcountyedc.org

May 2017
Saturdays and Sundays in May - REED SCHOOL TOURS- NEILLSVILLE. Reed School, US Hwy 10 and Cardinal Ave. 10 am-4 pm.  Free admission. 608-253-3523.  

May 4 – 6, 2017 – ABBOTSFORD CITY WIDE GARAGE SALES – Contact: TP Printing at 715-223-2342

May 6, 2017 – DAR’S MIDWEST TIME TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP (Festival of the Wheel) WILLARD - One 16-mile loop bike race for road/mountain/tandem/recumbent bikes. One 7-mile race for roller blades, roller skis, wheel chair, or other non-motorized wheeled devices. 10:00 – 11:30am registration at the Willard Community Center. 12 noon race starts with a 15-second split between each participant. Awards and refreshments.  Contact: Kevin Syth 715-937-5050

May 15, 2017 – NEILLSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY – Free Pancake Art – Use dyed pancake batter to create art on our griddle and then eat with your favorite toppings! 3:00 – 7:00pm. Contact 715-743-2558.

May 13-14, 2017– Mother’s Day Flea Market & Craft Sale- Thunderbird Village, Hatfield, locate 12 miles NE of Black River Falls on Cty E. Call Bruce 608-989-2275.

May 13, 2017 - HELICOPTER and MILITARY VEHICLE EXPO- The Highground, W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville. 10 am- 3pm.  715-743-4224 www.thehighground.org.

May 13, 2017- THE LAMPLIGHT CONCERT FUNDRAISER for HOUSE OF MERCY:  CART, 201 E 4th St, Neillsville, 2-4 pm, 715-937-5411.

May 14, 2017 – HMONG APPRECIATION DAY CEREMONY - The Highground at W7031 Ridge Rd. Ceremony 2 pm.  715-743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

May 19-20, 2017 - 12TH ANNUAL THORP CITY WIDE THRIFT SALES- maps and sale listings will be added in early May.  Diane 715-669-7458

May 27-29, 2017 – FLEA MARKET & CRAFT SALE WEEKEND, Thunderbird Village, Hatfield, locate 12 miles NE of Black River
Falls on Cty E. Call Bruce 608-989-2275.

May 29, 2017 - 1897 CLARK COUNTY JAIL MUSEUM TOURS- NEILLSVILLE, Jail Museum at 215 E Fifth St.   1 pm-4 pm.  715-743-2150. Open Sundays through Labor Day.

May 29, 2017 –FUN RUN MOTORCYCLE RIDE & MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY- NEILLSVILLE, The Highground at W7031 Ridge Rd. Ceremony 2 pm.  715-743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.     

May 29, 2017 - MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES- NEILLSVILLE American Legion Post 73, O’Neil Creek Bridge.  10:30 Ceremony, 715-743-3859. Lunch at noon 

May 29, 2017 - MEMORIAL DAY PARADE & CEREMONY- THORP starting at the American Legion Hall and ending in Veteran's Park, S. Washington St. In downtown Thorp. 715-669-5578.

May 30, 2017 – NEILLSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY – Free Needle Felting, until supplies last. Patrons may bring in fabric, or clothing, to needle felt on, or the library will provide small squares of fabric to needle felt on.  All supplies provided.  All day.  Contact 715-743-2558.

June 2017
June is Dairy Month in Clark County.
Saturdays & Sundays through September - STANLEY AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-4 pm.  The Museum features 4 distinct buildings with over 12,000 sq. feet and is full of interesting and educational exhibits including a 1906 Cadillac and an unusual 650-item beer tap collection. Small groups and Bus Tours welcome. Contact: Dave Jankoski 715-644-5880 or Betty Plombon 715-644-5492.

Sundays through Labor Day – TUFTS MUSEUM TOURS – Neillsville, 26 Hewett St. 1 pm – 4 pm, or by appointment. Contact: 715-743-3346 or www.tuftsmansion.com

Tuesdays in June - ABBOTSFORD FARMERS MARKET- Lamont Lot Hwy 13/Business 29 Intersection. 
11:00-3:00pm. Contact: Shelly Senoraske at 715-615-1333.           

Tuesdays and Saturdays in June - LOYAL FARMERS MARKET-  Located at City Hall parking lot, 301 N Main. Tuesday 2-6 pm and Saturday 8 am-Noon. Contact: Clark County UW-EX at 715-743-5121.

Wednesdays in June - GREENWOOD FARMERS MARKET- Located at the Missionary Baptist Church parking lot, 302 N. Main St. 2-6 pm. Contact: 715-267-6114.

Saturdays in June - NEILLSVILLE FARMERS MARKET –Sniteman Town Square at the corner of Hewitt and 5th St. 8 am-Noon. Contact NACC at 715-743-6444.

Saturdays in June - OWEN FARMERS MARKET- located at Millpond Park under shelter, HWY X.  Rain or Shine. 8 am-Noon.  Contact: City of Owen at 715-229-2404.

Saturdays in June - STANLEY FARMERS MARKET- Stanley Soo Park in downtown Stanley.   8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Contact: City Clerk at 715-644-5758.

June 2-4, 2017 - THORP DAIRY DAYS- THORP Northside Park.  Free admission all 3 days.  Youth baseball tournament, truck pull, music, carnival, food vendors, and Badger State Dirt Flingers.  Parade on Sunday at noon.  Contact: 715-490-3160.

June 4, 2017 – GRANTON DAIRY BREAKFAST – Luke and Stacy Schilling, Schilling Farms, W3514 Tree Rd. Granton. 7-12:30 Contact:  715-238-7088.

June 4, 2017 – ABBOTSFORD DAIRY BREAKFAST –Jeff and Jill Pinter Farm, N15136 Romadka Ave.
Curtiss, WI 54422 7- 12 noon.  Contact: 715-654-5973.

June 14, 2017 - STANLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY Summer Reading Program – STANLEY, 154 E 4TH Ave. –1-2pm. Contact:  715-644-2004.  Every Wed till August 16th.

June 7, 2017 – NEILLSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY - 10:00am to 8:00 pm Kick off day for the summer reading program(Children sign up for how many books they will read though out the summer). Contact 715-743-2558.

June 8-10, 2016 - GREENWOOD CHAMBER CITY WIDE GARAGE SALES – Contact Pat Lindner
715-267-6355 to be put on the list.

June 9-10, 2017- CLARK COUNTY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE- GREENWOOD. George Scherer Athletic Park. Opening ceremony begins at 6:00 pm. on Friday.  All Clark County Survivors are welcome free of charge.  Luminaria Ceremony is at sundown.  Contact 715-267-3164(Lisa) to purchase a luminary as a tribute to someone who has battled cancer or who lost their life to the disease. Breakfast will be served from 4:30 am-8 am on Saturday. Public is encouraged to attend.  Contact: Kandi 715-267-6718.

June 11, 2017 - 4 X 4 TRUCK PULL AND SUPER FARM TRACTOR PULL - CHAPMAN PARK, STANLEY. Weigh-in at 5 p.m. with pull starting at 7 p.m. Contact: Tom Kluck 715-206-0169 or Paul Kluck 715-271-5576.

June 10, 2017 – “MAKE THEIR HEARTS SMILE” MAKE- A -WISH TRUCK CONVOY- NEILLSVILLE Clark County Fairgrounds. 1121 E Division St/US Hwy 10. Contact: Punk Montgomery 715-238-7797 or www.neillsville.org.

June 10, 2017 - FLAG DAY WITH ANNUAL KOREAN TRIBUTE STONE CEREMONY- NEILLSVILLE, The Highground Veterans Memorial Park, 4 miles west of Neillsville on US Hwy 10. 9:30 am. Call 715-743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

June 11, 2017 – NEILLSVILLE DAIRY BREAKFAST – “C” Dairy W4445 Co Hwy C, Neillsville, WI.  7am – 12pm.

June 14, 2017 – NEILLSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY - 1:30 pm Bruce Hetzler, Magician. Open to the community. Contact 715-743-2558.

June 14, 2017 - THORP AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S MUSIC AT THE POOL –THORP, Thorp Aquatic Center from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.

June 15-17,2017 -Neillsville City Wide Garage Sale -  For more information: Krista Opelt 715-937-2768.

June 15-18, 2017 - ABATE SUMMER HUMMER- Abate Acres between Thorp and Greenwood on Capital Rd. Music, vendors, food, refreshments, bike games, barstool races, bike show, raffle, bike blessing, local scenic and memorial rides and much more. Contact: Marlene 715-284-7415 or www.abatewis.org.

June 16-18, 2017 - STANLEY P.R.C.A. DODGE SERIES RODEO DAYS - CHAPMAN PARK, STANLEY. Friday & Saturday:  7:30 pm - Rodeo performances.  Sunday Parade.  Horse Pull and Pedal Tractor Pull after the parade.  Contact:  715-703-0901 and 715-703-3062.  For credit card purchase of tickets check the Stanley Rodeo 2016 website - stanleyrodeo.com

June 16-18, 2017– WILLARD POLKA FEST AND RUMMAGE SALE – WILLARD, Community Center and West Side Hall. Call 715-267-6639 for Polka Fest info and 715-267-7502 for Rummage Sale info. Rummage Sale Friday and Saturday Only 8am-5pm.

June 16-18, 2017 – DORCHESTER DAYS- DORCHESTER. WI State Championship tractor pull, mini rod pull, truck pull, carnival, softball tournament, horseshoe tournament, chicken dinner and parade on Sunday, street dance, food and refreshments. Call 715-654-5006.

June 18, 2017 – LOYAL DAIRY BREAKFAST – Perry, Julie and Kyle Abel. Abel Acres, W2084 Century Rd. Loyal 7-12:30 PM.  Contact:  715-255-8779.

June 16-18, 2017 - WITHEE DAYS- WITHEE, Ball Tournaments, Queen coronation, music, BBQ Chicken dinner and parade on Sunday. Call 715-229-2782.

June 21, 2017 – NEILLSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY -  1:30 pm - 2 to 3 craft projects. Contact 715-743-2558.

June 22, 2017 – NEILLSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY - Story hour - Thursday from 10:30-11:00 am. Contact 715-743-2558.

June 24, 2017 – GREENWOOD SUMMERFEST  38 MILE BICYCLE RACE AND TOUR-Registration 8:00 – 9:30am. Greenwood County Park. Greenwood, WI.  Contact Kevin Syth 715-937-5050.

June 25, 2017 - GET THE LEAD OUT TIME TRIAL - Registration is from 10:00-11:30. Starts at 12:00.
Greenwood County Park. Greenwood, WI.  Contact Kevin Syth 715-937-5050.


June 24, 2017 - THORP LION'S CLUB DEMOLITION DERBY- THORP Northside Park (rain date 6/25).

Contact 715-669-5535

June 24, 2017 - FREEDOM CELEBRATION ACTIVITIES - The Highground Veterans Memorial Park, 4 miles west of Neillsville on US Hwy 10. 10am until Dusk. Fireworks @ Dusk. Call 715-743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

June 25, 2017 – GREENWOOD DAIRY BREAKFAST – Steven and Candy Turnquist, W4906 153 Rd. Greenwood.  7-1 pm.  Contact: 715-267-6669.

June 25, 2017 – COLBY DAIRY BREAKFAST – Richard and Janet Kunze farm H3250 Elderberry Rd., Colby 7am – 12 pm.

June 28, 2017 – NEILLSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY -  1:30 pm- Jeff McMullen, Comedy and Magic - open to the community. Contact 715-743-2558.

June 28, 2017- JUNE DAIRY MONTH RECIPE CONTEST- Loyal, 301 N Main St.  6:30 pm Registration, 7:30 pm Program.  Contact for more information: 715-743-5121 or http://clark.uwex.edu/  Theme is “Refrigerator Desserts”.

July 2017
Saturdays & Sundays in July – REED SCHOOL TOURS – Neillsville, Reed School, US Hwy 10 and Cardinal Ave. 10 am- 4 pm.  Free admission Contact: 608-253-3523 www.reedschool.wisconsinhistory.org

Sundays through Labor Day – TUFTS MUSEUM TOURS – Neillsville, 26 Hewett St. 1 pm-4 pm, or by appointment. Contact: 715-743-3346. www.tuftsmansion.com

Sundays through Labor Day – 1897 CLARK COUNTY JAIL MUSEUM TOURS – Neillsville, 215 E Fifth St. 1pm-4pm.   Contact: 715-743-2150.  www.1897clarkcountyjailmusem.com

Saturdays & Sundays through September - STANLEY AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-4 pm.  The Museum features 4 distinct buildings with over 12,000 sq. feet and is full of interesting and educational exhibits including a 1906 Cadillac and an unusual 650-item beer tap collection. Small groups and Bus Tours welcome. Contact: Dave Jankoski 715-644-5880 or Betty Plombon 715-644-5492.

Tuesdays in July - ABBOTSFORD FARMERS MARKET- Lamont Lot Hwy 13/Business 29 Intersection. 
11:00-3:00pm. Contact: Shelly Senoraske at 715-615-1333.

Wednesdays in July - GREENWOOD FARMERS MARKET- Located at the Missionary Baptist Church parking lot, 302 N. Main St. 2-6 pm. Contact: 715-267-6114.

Wednesdays through August 16 - STANLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY Summer Reading Program – STANLEY, 154 E 4TH Ave. 1-2pm. Contact:  715-644-2004.

Saturdays in July - OWEN FARMERS MARKET- located at Millpond Park under shelter, Rain or Shine.  Hwy X across from Creekside Conv Store. 8 am- Noon. Contact: 715-229-2404.

Tuesdays and Saturdays in July - LOYAL FARMERS MARKET-  Located in City Hall parking lot, 301 N Main. Tuesday 2-6 pm and Saturday 8 am-Noon. Contact: Clark County UW-EX 715-743-5121.

Wednesdays in July- GREENWOOD CHAMBER CONCERTS IN THE PARK- George Scherer Athletic Park/Grassland Bandstand.  Music at 7:30 pm, pie social to follow. Call 715-267-6205.               

Saturdays in July - NEILLSVILLE FARMERS MARKET –Sniteman Town Square at the corner of Hewitt and 5th St. 8 am-Noon. Contact NACC at 715-743-6444.

July 1, 2017- HATFIELD CHAMBER INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION- Lake Arbutus in Hatfield. Fireworks at dusk. Visit www.lakearbutus.com. Rain dates July 2 or July 3.

July 1-4, 2017 – FLEA MARKET/CRAFT SALE- HATFIELD THUNDERBIRD VILLAGE. Located 12 miles NE of Black River Falls on Cty E. Call 608-989-2275.

 July 4 2017 - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS-

                Loyal, Westside Park, Softball Tourney and Fireworks at dusk- Call 715-255-8352
                Neillsville, The Highground Veterans Memorial Park Ceremony at 10 am- Call 715-743-4224
                Neillsville, American Legion Post 73, Activities throughout the day- Call 715-743-3859
                Neillsville, Clark County Fairgrounds, Fireworks at dusk- Call 715-743-2105
                Greenwood, George Scherer Athletic Park, 715-267-3218
                Abbotsford, Red Arrow Park, Fireworks at dusk, 715-223-8509
                Hatfield, Russell Park or West Arbutus Park, Fireworks at 10:00pm 608-989-2275

July 4, 2017- FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA AND MUSIC IN THE PARK- THORP, Northside Park. Call 715-669-5371.

July 7-9, 2017– NEILLSVILLE HERITAGE DAYS – NEILLSVILLE, Queen Coronation, ATV pull, parade, water fight, quilt show, live music, food. Call 715-743-6444 or www. neillsville.org

July 8, 2017 – TRUCK AND TRACTOR PULL – THORP Northside Park, featuring Central Truck Pullers, Inc.  Contact:  Joe Burkhardt 715-669-0655..

July 21-23, 2017 – OWEN JUNIOR FAIR- OWEN, Millpond Park. Carnival rides, music, parade and chicken dinner on Sunday. Call 715-229-2404.

July 8, 2017 –Persian Gulf Honor Stone Placement- THE HIGHGROUND W7031 Ridge Rd – NEILLSVILLE -  9:30 a.m. Honoring and remembering those who served in Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Operation Ensuring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Includes Wall of Remembrance, music, tributes, picnic and more. For more information or a schedule of daily events, visit www.thehighground.org or contact 715-743-4224.

July 22 - 23, 2017 – OLD SCHOOL MARKETPLACE – OWEN, 9 am – 5 pm, Flea market, crafts, music. Call 715-229-9939 or 715-937-2756.

July 14-15, 2017 – HATFIELD CARPFEST- Noon on Friday till 4pm on Sat. with final count at Lake Arbutus Sports Bar.  Sponsored by the Deerview Bar, Hatfield Sports Shop and the Hatfield Sportsman’s Club. Prize for most carp, $300.00 tagged carp prize, more cash and door prizes. Call Lori 715-333-9575.

July 14 –16, 2017 -  COLBY CHEESE DAYS- COLBY, WI, Cheese run, cheese curd throwing contest, parade, amusement rides, free Colby cheese, ATV/Tractor pulls, chariots of cheese 5k/10k races, 1 mile kids run. Call 715-223-4435.

July 16, 2017 – STANLEY, Annual Otter Lake Booster Clubs Charcoal Chicken Dinner held at the Otter Lake day use park. There will be refreshments, raffles and music throughout the day. Serving 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or when they run out. Contact Information: 715-644-4979.

July 30, 2017 - STANLEY LIONS 41st ANNUAL WATERMELON FESTIVAL - CHAPMAN PARK, STANLEY. 8 am- Flea Market, 9 am 5K Run/Walk, 10 am - Car Show, 10:30 am - Charcoal Chicken Dinner, 11 am - free watermelon. Raffle on grounds. Contact: 715-644-3638(General Info), 715-644-5298(Flea Market), or 715-644-5376(Car Show).

July 23, 2017 – SLOVENIAN PICNIC- WILLARD, Community Center, Music, raffle, potluck. Starts at Noon. Call 715-267-6441.


July 29, 2017 - Taste of Summer from 9-4 at Marika Gouda, Thorp, WI


July 29, 2017- The Highground Reunion/Education Afternoon, Korean War: Learning Center, W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville, WI, 2 pm.
August 2017
Saturdays & Sundays through September - STANLEY AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-4 pm.  The Museum features 4 distinct buildings with over 12,000 sq. feet and is full of interesting and educational exhibits including a 1906 Cadillac and an unusual 650-item beer tap collection. Small groups and Bus Tours welcome. Contact: Dave Jankoski 715-644-5880 or Betty Plombon 715-644-5492.

Sundays through Labor Day – TUFTS MUSEUM TOURS – Neillsville, 26 Hewett St. 1 pm-4 pm, or by appointment. Contact: 715-743-3346. www.tuftsmansion.com

Tuesdays in August - ABBOTSFORD FARMERS MARKET- Lamont Lot Hwy 13/Business 29 Intersection. 11:00-3:00 pm. Contact: Shelly Senoraske at 715-615-1333. 

Tuesdays and Saturdays in August - LOYAL FARMERS MARKET-  Located at City Hall parking lot, 301 N Main. Tuesday 2-6 pm and Saturday 8 am-Noon. Contact: Clark County UW-EX 715-743-5121.

Wednesdays in August - GREENWOOD FARMERS MARKET- Located at the Missionary Baptist Church parking lot, 302 N. Main St. 2-6 pm. Contact: 715-267-6114.

Wednesdays through August 16 - STANLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY Summer Reading Program – STANLEY, 154 E 4TH Ave. 1-2pm. Contact:  715-644-2004.


Saturdays in August - NEILLSVILLE FARMERS MARKET –Sniteman Town Square at the corner of Hewitt and 5th St. 8 am-Noon. Contact NACC at 715-743-6444.

Saturdays in August - OWEN FARMERS MARKET- located at Millpond Park under shelter, Rain or Shine.
Hwy X across from Creekside Conv Store 8 am- Noon. Contact: 715-229-2404.

Aug 3-6, 2017–33rd ANNUAL HIGHGROUND BICYCLE TOUR- Six Routes, 180-350 miles. Noon arrival on Sunday with a picnic to follow.  Starting points are Appleton, Hayward, Madison, New Richmond, Racine and Dubuque, IA. Riders may join at any point. Call 715-743-4224 or visit www.thehighground.org.

Aug 3-5, 2017 – THE ATHANATOS CHRISTIAN ARTS FESTIVAL – Greenwood, corner of County G and School Ave.  All artistic expressions will be featured (music, film, novels, drama, the visual arts).  Tent/camping available starting Aug 2nd.  For more info: www.athanatosministries.org  or www.christianartsfestival.us 

Aug 5, 2017 – BOOMTOWN POWER TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLS – Curtiss, Sno-Chasers Clubhouse & Track,
Sponsored by Curtiss Lions Club and Sno-Chasers.  8 am registration with events to follow.  Food & refreshments.  No carry-ins.  Charcoal chicken.  Bring your own lawn chair.  Call: 715-613-4229.


Aug 5, 2017 – CHILI FREMONT FIRE DEPARTMENT STREET DANCE- Chili. Music featuring the VIC FERRARI BAND.   Food, free rough camping, kid’s games. Little League baseball tournament.  Loyal Mini Rodders are pulling at 6 pm.  Call 715-683-8046.

Aug 5-6, 2017– CURTISS CORNERS QUILT CLUB  30th ANNIVERSARY QUILT SHOW-  theme is Sweet Peas and Pearls - Curtiss Community Center. 9 am-3 pm. Craft sale, demonstrations, challenge display and lunch with pie and bars. Vendors on site. Call Lynn VanWinkle 715-229-4693.

Aug 14, 2017 – 4th ANNUAL FALL SPORTS SHOW-Abbotsford, W374 Willow Rd.  Sponsored by the Abbotsford Sportsmen’s Club.  Vendors for bows, tree stands, ammunition, clothing, chainsaws, trail cams, food plot seed, etc., gun raffles, food and refreshments. Doors Open at 6 pm.  Call Al at 715-223-4855.

Aug 9 – 13, 2017 – CLARK COUNTY FAIR- NEILLSVILLE, Clark County Fairgrounds, US Hwy 10. Truck pull, Demolition Derby, Music, carnival rides, displays, vendors, animal shows and awards, great food. Call 715-743-6444 or visit www.neillsville.org.

Aug 10-12, 2017 – STANLEY CITY WIDE THRIFT SALES- STANLEY, Local businesses offering specials and some merchants holding sidewalk sales.  Local restaurants will feature lunch specials on Friday. Call 715-644-2315.

Aug 11-13, 2017 – ABBOTSFORD FIRST CITY DAYS- ABBOTSFORD, Red Arrow Park. Firemen’s Beer Stand, music, kid’s games, food and more.  Antique Stock Tractor Pull Friday night. Vintage Snowmobile Show & Snowmobile Swap Meet, ATV & Lawn Tractor Pulls, and Car Cruise Saturday.  Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show and a Pedal Pull Sunday 1pm all ages.  Saturday & Sunday breakfast served 7-10:30am.  Call 715-223-4414 Dean.

Aug. 19, 2017 – THORP SUMMERFEST – Music on Main St., sponsored by the Thorp Area Chamber of Commerce.

Aug 18 - 19, 2017 – ANNUAL RIDE TO REMEMBER MOTORCYCLE RALLY- Starting at various locations in the state. Opening Ceremony at 5:30 pm on Friday at The Highground.  Saturday the motorcycles will join the procession at the Neillsville American Legion at 6 Boon Blvd to parade to The Highground Veterans Memorial Park. Located 4 miles west of Neillsville on US Hwy 10. Call 715-743-4224 or visit www.thehighground.org.

Aug 19, 2017 – OWEN MAIN STREET CAR SHOW and BURNOUT CONTEST at historic downtown Owen, 10 am registration, food and dancing 6 pm until midnight.  FLEA MARKET, 8 am – 4 pm at Old Owen School. Contact 715-229-2404.

Aug 24 -27, 2017– LOYAL CORN FESTIVAL- Loyal, Truck and tractor pulls, carnival rides, live music and great food including Loyal’s famous corn on the cob.  One of the area’s best parades is held on Sunday, Spanky’s 5K and 10K Run/Walk. Call 715-255-8772.

September 2017
Sundays in September - STANLEY AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM is open 1-4 p.m.  The museum features four distinct buildings with over 12,000 sq. feet and is full of interesting and educational exhibits including a 1906 Cadillac and an unusual 650-item beer tap collection.  Bus tours and small groups welcome.  Contact:  David Jankoski 715-644-5880 or Betty Plombon 715-644-5492.

Tuesdays in September - ABBOTSFORD FARMERS MARKET- Lamont Lot Hwy 13/Business 29 Intersection. 11:00-3:000 pm. Contact: Shelly Senoraske at 715-615-1333.

Tuesdays and Saturdays in September - LOYAL FARMERS MARKET-  Located at City Hall parking lot, 301 N Main. Tuesday 1-5 pm and Saturday 8 am-Noon. Contact: Contact: Clark County UW-EX 715-743-5121.

Wednesdays in September - GREENWOOD FARMERS MARKET- Located at Missionary Baptist Church parking lot, 302 N. Main St. 2-6 pm. Contact: 715-267-6114.

Saturdays in September - NEILLSVILLE FARMERS MARKET –Sniteman Town Square at the corner of Hewitt and 5th St. 8 am-Noon. Contact NACC at 715-743-6444.

Saturdays in September - OWEN FARMERS MARKET- located at Millpond Park under the shelter on Hwy X, Rain or Shine 8 am- Noon. Contact: 715-229-2404.

Sept 2-4, 2017 – FLEA MARKET/CRAFT SALE- HATFIELD THUNDERBIRD VILLAGE. Located 12 miles NE of Black River Falls on Cty E. Call 608-989-2275. 

Sept 3, 2017 – ROCK DAM POULTRY SHOOT – at Rock Dam Rod and Gun Club, Willard. 11 am to 5 pm. Prizes and refreshments. Call 715-773-0311.

September 8 -10, 2017 – ABBY FALL FESTIVAL, Abbotsford’s First St and First Ave. Come learn why this event is spelled Lama and not Llama. Fun activities planned for the entire family. Llama cart races, Stage Show, Polka Dance, Kiss the Llama Contest, 5K/10K run and 5K walk, craft vendors, demos, animal exhibits, carnival, parade on Sunday, and much, much more! Check out the website at www.abbycolbylama.com or call 715-223-8509 for more information.

Sept 8-10, 2017 - GRANTON FALL FESTIVAL- Children and family activities, softball tournament, inflatable, tractor pull, music and parade on Sunday. Call 715-238-7440.

Sept 9, 2017 - GREENWOOD’S SUMMERFEST AND CAR SHOW- 9am -Midnight, Music, Food, Car Show, free Inflatables for the kids 1:30-4:30pm, Walk/Run at 9am George Scherer Athletic Pack, Vendors all day.   Queen Coronation, movie at dusk.  Parade at 5:30pm.  Antique Tractor Pull at 6pm. Polka Band in the afternoon and Live Band starting at 8 on.  Wine & Cheese Tasting at the Branstiter’s Old Streets of Greenwood Museum from 1-3pm(free).  Auctioning chainsaw carvings after parade. Call 715-267-6205.

Sept. 10, 2017 – FAMILY FUN FEST- Family Fun Fest-Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center, W4266 Cty Hwy X, Owen-8th Annual Family Fun Fest and Memorial Park Fundraiser-Sept. 10th 2017 11-3pm.  Come spend an afternoon in our park enjoying food, live entertainment, bucket and 50/50 raffles and games for all ages.  For more information call Jenna at 715-229-2172.

Sept 10, 2017 – 11th ANNUAL LOYAL CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW- Loyal American Legion Hall, 9 am-3 pm. Remote Control cars demo, awards, cash giveaways, food, beverages. Dash plaques to first 75 entries, money and prizes awarded.

Sep 11, 2017 – VENISION SAMPLING NIGHT - Abbotsford Sportsmen’s Club, W374 Willow Road, Abbotsford.  Free sampling provided by Ray’s Market of Colby, Smith Brothers Meats of Colby and Pinter’s Packing of Dorchester.  6-8 pm. Call Al at 715-223-4855 for more information.

September 13-16, 2017 - CENTRAL WI 4 DAY HORSE SALE- NEILLSVILLE Clark County Fairgrounds, US Hwy 10.  Largest horse drawn machinery sale in the Midwest. Also, selling antiques, collectibles, Amish quilts, crafts, furniture, horse drawn buggies, carriages, carts, wagons, and all classes of horses and mules.  Call: 715-570-7749.

September 15-October 8-HARVEST MOON FALL TOUR-Enjoy beautiful Clark County WI while visiting our artists, unique boutiques, winery, cheese factories and greenhouses with over 33,000 mums.  Eat at one of our many eateries and stay at a B & B or local hotel.  Stay for a day, a week or a weekend.  Watch for our Clark County Harvest Moon Fall Tour signs by the side of the road.  Maps available by request or on www.clarkcountytourism.org, or by email at info@clarkcountyedc.org, or call 715-255-9100.

September 16, 2017 - Harvest Festival in Thorp


Sept 20, 2017 – HARVEST DINNER – Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 147 E 4th Ave, Stanley.   4:30-7:30 pm. Meatballs and all the trimmings, pie for dessert.  Contact: 715-644-2192.
October 2017
September 15-October 8-HARVEST MOON FALL TOUR-Enjoy beautiful Clark County WI while visiting our artists, unique boutiques, winery, cheese factories and greenhouses with over 33,000 mums.  Eat at one of our many eateries and stay at a B & B or local hotel.  Stay for a day, a week or a weekend.  Watch for our Clark County Harvest Moon Fall Tour signs by the side of the road.  Maps available by request or on www.clarkcountytourism.org, or by email at info@clarkcountyedc.org, or call 715-255-9100.

October 7, 2017 – THE HIGHGROUND FALL FEST CAR SHOW AND CHILI COOK OFF- in NEILLSVILLE, Located 4 miles west of Neillsville on US Hwy 10.  10 am-3pm.  Call: 715-743-4224 or www.thehighground.org.

October 7, 2017 - THORP PUMPKIN FESTIVAL- Downtown from 9 am-4 pm. Bring the entire family for a day filled with entertainment and fun.  Check out the 130+ vendor booths featuring crafts, food, and fall produce.  Children's entertainment is also available all day long.  Various contests will be held in which everyone is able to participate.  Thorp's Pumpkin Fest has something for everyone....including a few hundred pumpkins!!!  Contact 715-669-5371 or 715-644-2102

October 7, 2017 - STANLEY-BOYD ALUMNI ALL SCHOOL REUNION.  All graduates of Stanley-Boyd High School are invited to attend.  Silent Auction with proceeds going to a Scholarship Fund.  Contact: 715-644-5880.

October 14, 2017 -  MUNSON BRIDGE WINERY Annual HARVEST FEST-, W6462 Bridge Rd, Withee. Pumpkins, wine, local vendors, food samples and more. LARGEST Annual shopping event. Check out complete vendor listing at www.munsonbridgewinery.com. 11 am-6 pm Call: 715-229-4501 or munsonbridgewinery.com

October 8, 2017
- TUFTS’ MUSEUM ANNUAL PUMPKIN PATCH PARTY, 26 Hewett St, NEILLSVILLE.  11 am-4 pm. Call 715-743-3346. Face painting, pumpkin decorating, leaf jumping and much more! www.tuftsmansion.com

October 8, 2017 - AUTUMN HARVEST CELEBRATION- NEILLSVILLE, Downtown. 11am-3pm. Arts and crafts vendors, kids games and activities, exotic petting zoo, scavenger hunt, family costume parade, live entertainment, hayrides and raffles. 715-743-6444.

October 28, 2017 – STANLEY THEATRE – Stanley, WI, 1:30 p.m. Free Halloween Movie – Judging of costumes for children with prizes awarded.  Contact 715-644-5988.

October 30, 2017 -ANNUAL STANLEY-BOYD FFA ALUMNI FARM TOY AND CRAFT SHOW - STANLEY-BOYD
HIGH SCHOOL  9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Contact: 715-313-0873.

November 2017
November 5, 2016 – 32nd ANNUAL SNOWFLAKE HOLIDAY CRAFT SALE – GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL GYM.  9am-3pm.  Homemade craft items, country and Christmas baked goods.  Spots available. Call 715-267-6718.

November 11, 2016 - VETERANS DAY CEREMONY- THE HIGHGROUND in NEILLSVILLE. 3 pm. Raffle following
ceremony.  Call 715-743-4224 or visit www.thehighground.org.

November 13, 2016 - HOLY FAMILY PCCW ANNUAL BAZAAR - HOLY FAMILY HALL, 136 E. Third Ave, Stanley.  
Doors open at 10 a.m.  Chicken and Polish sausage dinner served starting at 10:30 a.m.  Bakery, silent auction, kids games, raffles.  For more information:  715-644-5435.  November 16, 2016 - STANLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY Book Club –
STANLEY, 154 E 4TH Ave. – 4-5pm. Contact:  715-644-2004.
 
Nov 25-26th, 2016-Neillsville Christmas Historic Tour of Homes 2016- Come visit Neillsville during our tour of historic
properties on Friday Nov 25th from 3:30pm-7:30pm and Saturday Nov 26th from 3:30-7:30pm.  All properties will be
decorated for the season.  Tickets are $15 at the door to see the 5 unique properties.  Prebuy tickets at Neillsville local
businesses for $12.  Children 12 and older welcome.  Take the tour and get into the holiday spirit.  Watch for posters closer to the date.  Contact:  715-937-4360

Nov 25-26th, 2016 – Neillsville – Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

November 26-Decemeber 19, 2016 – 10th ANNUAL HOMETOWN FOR THE HOLIDAYS - Thorp, “Shopping Promotions,
Specials, Prizes and Drawings, at many Thorp Businesses.” Call 715-669-5371 or www.facebook.com/cityofthorp

December 2017
December 3, 2016 - ABBOTSFORD CHRISTMAS PARADE- 7:00 pm. Enjoy the lights and music. The parade includes floats and walking units. Hundreds of characters participate. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Sunday from 1-4 pm at the city hall, free hayrides as well.

December 17, 2016– STANLEY CHRISTMAS EVENT – Holy Family Hall, 136 E 3rd Ave., Free Family Bingo sponsored by
the Stanley Business Association begins at 1:00 pm.  Contact: 715-644-5880.

December 17, 2016 - STANLEY’S CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS – Free movie and Santa’s visit at Stanley Theater ,
131 N Broadway.  11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  Contact:  715-644-5988
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