A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Thur Oct 11th

St Mary Immaculate Conception School, 510 South 2nd Street, in Guttenberg will hold a Fall Rummage and Bake Sale from 4pm-7pm. (other sale times: Friday, Oct 12th 8:00am-7:00pm & Saturday, Oct 13th 8:00am-1:00pm)

Fri Oct 12th

St. John’s Episcopal Church will hold their Fall Rummage and Bake Sale from 8am -2pm. They are located on the corner of Loras and Locust. (also Saturday from 8:00am to noon)

Gosnell the Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer Movie Released In Theaters!

Sat Oct 13th

The Mellon Sisters 5K and Fun Run Race Against Violence will be held at Heritage Pond, off Rupp Hollow Road in Dubuque. Registration starts at 7:30am, Fun Run at 8:30am and 5K starts at 9:00am. Visit getmeregistered.com to register.

ARK Advocates is hosting its 2nd annual Roll N Shoot wheelchair basketball fundraising event on Saturday, October 13th at Courtside Sports Bar & Grill. All proceeds from this event will stay local to support individuals with disabilities in our community with respite, financial assistance, adaptive sports and lending library equipment. There is still time for teams to register for the event at www.arkadvocates.org. Teams will be able to “roll” in someone else’s shoes during the 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball tournament that will take place on two courts. This is designed for able-bodied team members to gain perspective of persons with disabilities. Team registration is $300, with a limit of 10 teams of 3- 10 players each. Phone: 563-556-1785.

A fundraiser to benefit Evan Berning will be held at Taste Country Roadhouse, 14877 US Highway 20 W, East Dubuque. Proceeds will help with medical expenses

Catfish fillet fish fry at Warren Lodge #4 in Potosi. Serving 4pm-7:30pm.  Carryouts available.

Grandview United Methodist Church, next to the soccer fields on JFK,  Holiday Fair 8:30am-1:30pm. Handmade crafts, bake goods,coffee and fried bread, and Grandma's Attic. Lunch served 11am-1pm. Chili,chicken noodle,and ham & beansoup, turkey & dressing sandwiches,sliced turkey, hot dogs,and sloppy joe’s.  582-8875

Bethany Home will host their Fall Festival Craft and Bake Sale in their lower level from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm . Turkey dressing sandwiches, chips, dessert, and drinks will be available for purchase. (Event is sponsored by the Volunteer Service Organization)

The 44th Annual Osborne Heritage Days Celebration will be held from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm with events in the Pioneer Village of the Osborne Center, located 5 miles south of Elkader on Highway 13. Today is their 25th annual Chili Cook-off beginning at noon.

A fundraiser to benefit Evan Berning will be held at 11am at Taste Country Roadhouse, 14877 US Highway 20 W, East Dubuque. Proceeds will help with medical expenses.

The Asbury Eagles Club is hosting a Vendor Show & Chili Cook Off. Vote for you favorite beginning at 3:30pm and enjoy the chili beginning at 4:00pm.

Swiss Valley Nature Center will host the program “Kids in Nature: Spooktacular Species from 9am till 10am! They We will be busting myths about “spooky” critters like bats, spiders, snakes, and more. Register by calling (563) 556-6745

The Hanover Volunteer Fire Department Annual All-U-Can-Eat Pancake Supper will be held from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Hanover Fire Station. Proceeds go towards Annual Fire Prevention, Halloween Contest, and Equipment Fund.

Sun Oct 14th

The Asbury Eagles Club is hosting a Breakfast Buffet from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Proceeds will benefit Eagles Charities. ($9 for adults and $4 for kids under 10)

 St. John the Baptist Church in Peosta will hold their Fall Dinner and Auction from 11:30 am - 5:00 pm. Serving a Chicken and Ham Dinner with Auction to follow. (located at 235 Peosta Street, Peosta)

Sinsinawa Mound will host Clarion, a trumpet and organ duo, for a concert. in the Queen of the Rosary Chapel at 2pm.

The Friends of Dubuque County Conservation Chili Feed will be held at Swiss Valley Nature Center from 11am -3pm. Tickets are available at the door – $7 for adults $4 for kids ages12 and under, or at Swiss Valley Nature Center for a dollar cheaper per ticket. Wagon rides through the preserve will be available weather permitting.

Charlotte’s Coffee House on 11th and White burned and everything  was destroyed from the inside-out. Fundraiser October 14th from 12pm-6pm at the 7 Hills Event Room at 1098 Jackson St. There will be live music from Elizabeth Mary from 3-6. There will also be a silent auction and a bake sale. Anyone who would like to donate to either of those is welcome to contact, Mariah Pape, at (563) 580-0382.

Mon Oct 15th

Registrations are due today for the exploratory workshop “Farm Dreams” to be held at Sinsinawa Mound on Sunday, October 21st. This program is designed for those who are thinking about starting a farm business. To register, visit sinsinawamound .org/moundcenter or call (608)748-4411.

Tues Oct 16th

Dubuque County Right to Life Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity

Wed Oct 17th Oct- Fri Oct 19th

Pro-Life Awareness Speaker, Georgette Forney, in Several Area Schools

Thur Oct 18th, Fri Oct 19th, & Sat Oct 20th

Friends of Carnegie-Stout Public Library will hold the annual book sale in the 3rd floor auditorium from 2:30-7:30. The sale includes books, DVDs, CDs, audio books and more. All proceeds benefit library programs. Friday 10am-5pm. Saturday 10am-1pm

Fri Oct 19th

Sherrill United Church of Christ will host a Pork and Sauerkraut Supper from 6pm-7:30pm. Adults $15, kids $5 and ages 4 and under are free, (located at 4995 Sherrill Rd).

The Dubuque Fighting Saints are teaming up with Compass to Care to celebrate Childhood Cancer Awareness with a special Harry Potter themed night sponsored by Paramount Ambulance. The game that will feature a oneof-a-kind Harry Potter themed jerseys which will be auctioned off after the game to benefit Compass to Care and their mission to ensure all families can access life-saving cancer treatment for their children. Visit dubuquefightingsaints.com for more details. Puck drops at 7:05

Respect Life Lunch & Dinner Cruise, American Lady Cruises, 12pm and 6:30pm

Sat Oct 20th

The Mathias Ham House will have Halloween themed House Tours beginning at 11:00am and take place on the hour with the last tour at 4:00pm. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $4 for kids ages 3 to 17 and can be purchased at the door. (Members of the National Mississippi River Museum and DBQ Co. Historical Society are free)

Cuba City United Methodist Church will hold their annual Church Auction from 5p-8pm. Stop in at 5:00pm for Beef and Turkey Sandwiches, sides, pie, cake and beverages. The Auction begins 6:00pm. (Located at 401 S. Main St. Cuba City, Wisconsin

The University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents their Fall Wind and Jazz Ensembles Concert in John and Alice Butler Hall at 7:30pm. No Ticket required.

Crime Stoppers is hosting their 30th Anniversary fund-raising celebration at the Dubuque Driving Range on US-52, Dubuque from 7p-11pm. There will be Live Music by Boy’s Night Out, food catered by Hy-Vee, raffles and gift baskets. Open to persons 21+ years of age.

Sat Oct 20th & Sat Oct 27th

Fall cleanup at Dubuque Arboretum. 9:00 AM - NOON followed by a free lunch for all volunteers! Grab a friend and HELP  prepare the gardens for winter!  PLEASE CALL 563-556-2100 to let us know you’re coming!  Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 3800 Arboretum Drive, Dubuque

Wed Oct 24th

The 34th annual Hillcrest Italian Dinner hosted by Angelina Bertolini of Mario’s Italian Restaurant will be held at West Minster Presbyterian Church, 2155 University Ave from 4:30 till 8. A dinner of pasta, salad and garlic bread will be served. Carry-outs will be available. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for kids ages 12 and under. Proceeds go to the purchase of Christmas presents for Hillcrest resident clients. (Tickets available at any Hillcrest location)

Grant County Relay For Life meeting at 6pm at Mound City Motor Branch in Platteville Wis. Open to the public. Come join us and give u ideas, See what the Relay all about.

Thur Oct 25th

Trunk or Treat in the parking lot at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds 5:30-7:30pm. $1 per person. Food available for purchase.

DCRTL Handing Out Educational Lollipops at the Dubuque Fairgrounds’ Annual Trunk or Treat, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Fri Oct 26th

The Asbury Area and Civic Recreation Foundation Halloween Parade will begin at the corner of Spring Green Drive and Hales Mills Road at 7pm and end behind the Eagles Club.

A Family Halloween Hike will be held at Swiss Valley Nature Center from 6pm-8pm. Stop into the nature center before or after your hike for Halloween crafts, face painting, smores, and a Halloween movie. Hikes leave every 15 minutes. Register at getmeregistered.com. (Cost is $3/person – ages 3 and older).

Join the the Grand Opera House for their third annual Haunted Theater Experience at 6pm. Explore the back hallways featuring an all new route through the 128 year old Opera House. (Also tonight 8:00pm to 11:00pm. More information at thegrandoperahouse.com)

Sat Oct 27th

The Tri-State Stamp Club will host the Tri-State Stamp Expo at the NICC Peosta campus, 8342 NICC Drive from 9am till 3pm. Admission and parking are free. Call (563) 582-6247 for more information.

Fall cleanup at Dubuque Arboretum. 9:00 AM - NOON followed by a free lunch for all volunteers! Grab a friend and HELP  prepare the gardens for winter!  PLEASE CALL 563-556-2100 to let us know you’re coming!  Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 3800 Arboretum Drive, Dubuque

The Dickeyville Rescue Squad and Jamestown First Responders will host their 44th annual Halloween Dance at Sunset Hall in Dickeyville with music from the Wundos. Starts at 8pm. Admission is $7.

Join the DBQ Skating Academy for their “Spooky Skate” at the Mystique Ice Center from 10am till Noon. The skate begins with their Harry Potter performance and includes games, candy, and a costume contest. Costumes are encouraged but not required. The cost of admission is $5 and rental skates are available for $3. (Their skating staff will be there to assist first time skaters)

Sat Oct 28th

A Chili Cook-off will be held at Wigwam & Gangster’s in Hazel Green from 3:15 TILL 7PM. Try the chili and vote on the best for just $7. Proceeds go to the Veteran’s Memorial Park. (located at 2040 N Main St, Hazel Green)

St. Andrew-Thomas Parish of Potosi, Wisconsin is sponsoring a Fall Festival at Sts. Andrew-Thomas School from 11am till 4pm. A Turkey & Ham Dinner will be served from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Price: Adults $10, Children ages 3 to 12 $5 & under 3 $1.

Sat Nov 3rd

Center Grove United Methodist Church, 3140 Brunskill Road, will hold their annual Fall Auction & Lunch from 5pm till 10pm. (Baked goods & candies, crafts & handmade items, quilted items, decorations, gift certificates & more. Handicapped Accessible)

Hannah Widmeier benefit at Courtside from 1pm-9pm. Live and Silent Auction.  Hannah is recovering from a car accident that caused a traumatic brain injury. For more information call 563-580-8286 or 563-590-9694

Sun Nov 4th

Sons of the American Legion Benefit Breakfast from 8am-Noon at 1306 Delhi Street, Dubuque.. Scrambled eggs, sausage, ham pancakes, hash browns, homemade cinnamon rolls. Adults $7, Children 4-12 $4.