Events Calendar

Deer Hunter’s Widow’s Shopping Weekend at Cranberry Creek & Other Unique Shoppes

Thursday, November 20, 2014 – Saturday, November 22, 2014

10 am - 5 pm

6421 Highway 13 South ( 4 minutes south of Walmart ) Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Deer Hunter’s Widow’s Shopping Weekend starts on Thursday, November 20 and goes through Saturday, November 22. There will be refreshments and drawings. Contact us at 715-952-7662. We accept MasterCard/ Visa/ Discover. Hope to see you there!

Holiday Extravaganza

Friday, November 21, 2014 – Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Friday November 21st from 5:00-8:00 pm and Saturday, November 22nd from 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Central Wisconsin Cultural Center

The Grand Avenue Artists are sponsoring a holiday art and gift show,  with an open house and sale on Friday November 21st from 5:00-8:00 pm and Saturday, November 22nd from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Music and refreshments available both days. Come on in to meet the artists in person, and learn the stories behind their work. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase unique art and gifts. Twenty central Wisconsin artists will be featuring art, jewelry, photography, sculpture, floral arrangements, drawing, painting, wire art, metal art, and much more!

Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Rekindle the Spirit

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

5:45 pm lighting ceremony; parade to follow

Downtown Wisconsin Rapids

Kick off the holiday season with a dose of hometown community spirit! Join in for the lighting ceremony at Veterans’ Park at 5:45 pm and the 7th Annual Holiday Parade to following the lighting ceremony. After the parade join us for hot chocolate, cookies and a visit with Santa courtesy of the Hotel Mead. For more information call 715-423-1830.

Singles “deer hunter’s” dance by CWN (Central Wisconsin Network)

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

8 pm to midnight

Bernard's Supper Club, 701 Second Street North, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Dance to oldies with some good modern tunes thrown in. There is a greeter who introduces new people to those already seated. Many enjoy dancing free style while others enjoy ballroom dancing they learned at dance lessons sponsored by CWN. There are three slow dance mixers, some simple line dances and fun dances like “The YMCA”.

The age of our group is 50 plus. If you are a little younger and enjoy dancing, please join us. Men wear casual dress pants or very good jeans, and nice shirts (no T-shirts please); women wear slacks, skirts, good jeans or dresses. Or wear your “orange” or hunting looking clothes if you desire. Dances are held twice a month.

Our DJ for the evening is Hit Man Bill Dickerson. Admission $8 members $12 non-members.

FREE Scalloped Ornament Christmas Card Make & Take

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

10 am-3 pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make a pretty scalloped ornament Christmas card using Impression Obsession rubber stamps. FREE! Limit 1 free make & take per customer. While supplies last!

39th Annual Frost Bite Road Race & Winter Walk

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Check-in 9:00 am & race starts at 12:00 pm

Stevens Point Area YMCA 1000 Division Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481

The purpose of the Frostbite Road Race & Winter Walk presented by Community First Bank is to offer a unique experience in the “off season,” to enjoy camaraderie, good health, & help support the YMCA.

 

5 & 10 mile race begins at 12:00 pm
5 mile winter walk (non-competitive) beings at 12:01 pm
Race is chip-timed.
Register online at www.onestoprace.com (Keyword: Frostbite) or mail registration forms into Stevens Point Area YMCA.

Christmas Super Saturday Class

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

10 am-1 pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Join all 3 of our craft instructors for Super Saturday! Make 7 fun Christmas projects including a variety of cards, candy holders & a tealight holder. Includes 16 sheets of decorative paper. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $20.00 plus tax.

Nekoosa Area Hometown Christmas

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

8:30 am to 6:30 pm

Nekoosa

The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Holiday Craft, Art & More Show from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Alexander Middle School along with some children’s activities. In addition, to the citywide Nekoosa Area Hometown Christmas celebration which includes:

Breakfast with Santa (Santa is sponsored by Domtar) from 8:30-10:30 am at the Retirement Community of Nekoosa. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee. Cost is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children ages 6-12, children ages 5 and under are FREE. Have your picture taken with Santa!

Children’s Story Time and Cookie Decorating from 10:30-11:15 am and 11:30 am-12:15 pm at the Charles & JoAnn Lester Library.

Wagon Rides from 11:00 am-3:00 pm at Alexander Middle School. Come enjoy a stroll on the horse drawn wagon ride!

Nekoosa Fire & Ambulance will be hosting an Open House from 1:00-4:00 pm Hot cider provided by Women’s Auxiliary. Children can come explore the emergency vehicles!

Good Ol’ Spirit of Christmas from 4:30-5:00 pm at Thompson Park – Market Street, Nekoosa. Music provided by Heid Music. Santa will arrive at about 4:45 pm for park lighting!

Christmas Parade will begin at 5:15 pm at Good Fellas and end at the Nekoosa Library in downtown Nekoosa. We will be collecting non-perishable food items during the parade, please bring your donation to the parade and place it in one of the shopping carts throughout the parade. This will be used toward the kids backpack program! The Parade Route will be starting in front of Goodfellas on 1st street turning right onto Market Street and turn left on the Point Basse Avenue and then right onto Buehler Avenue ending at the Nekoosa Library.

Holiday Fireworks at 6:00 pm (sponsored by Ho-Chunk Gaming of Nekoosa and Riverview Medical Center) Join us after the fireworks for hot-chocolate and cookies at the Retirement Community of Nekoosa sponsored by Domtar!

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO STOP IN TO ALL NEKOOSA AREA BUSINESSES TO SHOP, DINE AND BUY LOCAL! THEY REALLY APPRECIATE ALL THE SUPPORT! LET’S HAVE A DASHING GOOD TIME!

Diamond Christmas Cards Class

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

5:30-7:30 pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 4 beautiful Christmas cards using rubber stamps, markers, decorative paper and embellishments. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

Diamond Christmas Cards Class

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

5:30-7:30 pm

Lighthouse Books & Gifts

Make 4 beautiful Christmas cards using rubber stamps, markers, decorative paper and embellishments. Adhesive not included, please bring your favorite. Register soon, class size is limited. $10.00 plus tax.

Singles Holiday dance by CWN (Central Wisconsin Network)

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Saturday, December 13, 2014

8 pm to midnight

Bernard's Supper Club, 701 Second Street North, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Dance to oldies with some good modern tunes thrown in. There is a greeter who introduces new people to those already seated. Many enjoy dancing free style while others enjoy ballroom dancing they learned at dance lessons sponsored by CWN. There are three slow dance mixers, some simple line dances and fun dances like “The YMCA”.

The age of our group is 50 plus. If you are a little younger and enjoy dancing, please join us. Men wear casual dress pants or very good jeans, and nice shirts (no T-shirts please); women wear slacks, skirts, good jeans or dresses. Dressy attire is usually worn for this dance. Dances are held twice a month.

Our DJ for the evening is Hit Man Bill Dickerson. (This changes, check the web site) Admission $8 members $12 non-members (This changes too depending if it is a live band or a special dance).