Friday, July 20, 2018

Local Briefs

Festival Roundup 7/12/18

The following festivals and community events are scheduled in west-central Wisconsin this weekend. To submit information for the list, email julian.emerson@ecpc.com.

 

Today-Sunday

Chippewa Falls: Northern Wisconsin State Fair — Pig, duck and goat races, animal judging, carnival rides, tractor pull; live music by Chris Lane tonight, Martina McBride Friday and Cheap Trick Saturday. 715-723-2861, nwsfa.com.

Today-Saturday

Cadott: Rock Fest — Headliners include Incubus, Rise Against and Seether Thursday; Godsmack, Halestorm and Bush Friday; and Disturbed, A Day to Remember and Black Label Society Saturday. 800-326-3378, rock-fest.com.

Iola: Old Car Show & Swap Meet — Swap meet, car show featuring pre- and post-war cars, theme cars, modified cars and more, camping, car sales at the car corral. 715-445-4000, iolaoldcarshow.com.

Today-Sunday

New Richmond: FunFest — Live music 5:50 to 11:30 p.m., carnival 6 to 10 p.m., helicopter today; free body flow yoga 10 a.m., happy hour beer yoga 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, K9 demonstrations 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; bean bag tournament 10 a.m., hot wing eating contest 3:30 p.m. Saturday; parade 12:30 Sunday. 715-246-2900, newrichmondchamber.com.

Friday-Sunday

River Falls: River Falls Days — Medallion hunt 9 a.m., dunk tank 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., ice cream social 3 to 4 p.m., River Falls Days dinner 4:30 to 9 p.m., parade 6:30 p.m. Friday; 10K/​2-mile race 8 a.m., carnival 11 a.m. to close, live music starting at 2 p.m., boxing show 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday; bench press competition 11 a.m., Lion’s Club Great Duck Race 1 p.m., fireworks at dusk Sunday. 715-425-2533, tourism.rfchamber.com.

Bruce: Blue Hills Festival — Little league baseball tournament 5 p.m., live music 8 p.m. and fireworks 10 p.m. Friday; 5K run/​walk 8 a.m., craft fair and show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., water fight 2 p.m. Saturday; Kiwanis chicken dinner 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., parade 1 p.m., petting zoo 2 p.m., raffle drawing 4 p.m. Sunday. 715-868-2185.

Trempealeau: Catfish Days — Variety show/​Miss Trempealeau coronation 6:30 p.m. Friday; fishing tournament 6 a.m., motorcycle poker run 9:30 a.m., egg toss 3 p.m., live music 4 to 8 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. Saturday; pancake breakfast and bake sale 7:30 to 11 a.m., parade 2 p.m.,fireworks 10 p.m.Sunday. 608-534-6707,trempealeau.net/​catfish-days.

Turtle Lake: Turtle Lake Inter-County Fair — Miss Turtle Lake coronation, turtle derby, prize drawings, sheep and dairy shows, music, rides and games, truck and tractor pulls. 715-986-2241, turtlelakewi.com.

Colby: Cheese Days — Book and movie sale 9 a.m., ATV pull 6 p.m., live music 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday; Run for Jamison 8:15 a.m., bench pressing contest 10 a.m., talent competition 1 p.m., antique tractor pull 4:30 p.m. Saturday; VFW charcoal chicken 11 a.m., parade noon, world championship cheese curd throw 3 p.m. Sunday. 715-223-8509.


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