A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Monday August 19th

The Southwestern Wildcat Football players, parents and coaches will be delivering pizza to raise money for the Southwestern Football Program. A portion of pizza sales and all tips will go to SW Football. Participating pizza establishments include: The Wigwam in Hazel Green, Gangster’s Bar & Grill in Hazel Green, PJ’s Pub and Hall in Kieler and J.M.’s Tap in Menominee.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood center will be hosting a Blood Drive in the Living Faith Center at the church located at 1755 Delhi Street in Dubuque from 3:30 till 6pm. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Midwest Medical Center in Galena will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on the MVRBC donor bus parked at 1 Medical Center Drive in Galena from 2pm till 5:30pm. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. Appointments are recommended. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo ID.

Wednesday August 21st

MidWestOne Bank, 895 Main Street Dubuque will host a Blood Drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in the breakroom of the 4th floor. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. Appointments are recommended. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo ID.

Thursday August 22nd

Summer's Last Blast featuring the music of Hinder, Saving Abel, and KRashKarma.  Tickets on sale now at Qcasinoandhotel.com. All ages are welcome.  Proceeds benefit Albrecht Aces, Dubuque Sertoma, the Storybook Children's Zoo, and more..

Hills & Dales will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on the MVRBC donor bus parked at 3505 Stoneman Road at the Hills & Dales Community Building. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. Appointments are recommended. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo ID

Grant Regional Health Center in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive from Noon till 6pm at 507 S. Monroe in the Education Center at the Old Clinic (Use Madison Street Entrance). To schedule an appointment, call Peg Ryan at 608-723-7691. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. (Eat before donating and bring a photo ID. Walk ins welcome)!

Friday August 23rd

Night #2 of Summer's Last Blast on the Backwaters Stage at Q Casino.  This free event features the music of Menace, Dr. Feelgood and Electric Shock AC DC tribute.  All ages are welcome.

Steeple Square, 101 East 15th Street, will host a 2-day Flea Market from 3 till 7pm that will feature an array of vendors selling vintage & antique items, home decor, holiday decor, art and more. Concessions and a cash bar will be available for purchase. All proceeds will support Steeple Square. Entrance fee is $2. (Saturday time: 7:00am-3:00pm).

Carnegie-Stout Public Library and certified yoga instructor Pam Connolly present Yoga in the Park at 9am at Jackson Park, located in the 1500 block of Main Street in downtown Dubuque. This event is free and open to the public. (In the case of rain, the event will move to the library in the third floor Aigler Auditorium.)

The Lutheran churches of Dubuque are hosting a fundraiser to benefit Almost Home Men’s Guest House in Dubuque. The event will be held on campus at Wartburg Theological Seminary, 333 Wartburg Place. A freewill offering will be accepted, food and beverages available for purchase.  (11 the Band, a group of pastors and other church members will perform classic rock and oldies)

Saturday August 24th

Night #3 of Summer's Last Blast at the Back Waters Stage at Q Casino...featuring the music of Johnny Trash and the Spazmatics.  Admission is FREE.  All ages welcome

Steeple Square, 101 East 15th Street, is hosting a Flea Market from 7am till 3pm that will feature an array of vendors selling vintage & antique items, home decor, holiday decor, art and more. Concessions and a cash bar will be available for purchase. All proceeds will support Steeple Square. Entrance fee is $2.

Potosi Brewfest features live music, contests and more than 60 vendors including craft breweries, distilleries, wineries & specialty meat & cheeses. Potosi Brewfest will be held at the Holiday Gardens Event Center in Potosi from 1pm till 4:30pm. Get your tickets at potosibrewery.com, and visit “PotosiBrewfest” on Facebook.

Community Safety & Resource day will take place from 10am till 2pm at Legion Park in Platteville with hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, car seat safety checks, community resources education and public safety information. There will also be community and safety vehicles on display. Food and beverages will be available. Admission is free.

4th Annual Benefit 4x4 Mud Bog, Truck and Tractor Pull Benefitting Preston & Miles Fire Departments and Community Ambulance Department Saturday August 24, 2019 —Miles Threshing Grounds. ADMISSION 10 and under — Free • 11 & up — $10.  $5 PIT PASS ALL AGES Pullers-Free — $20 hook fee. For more information, contact: Ryan Jargo 563-357-1277 Warren Moeller 563-357-0453.

Maggie Mae & The Heartland Country Band will be performing a country music show at The Ohnward Fine Arts Center in Maquoketa. Maggie Mae, from Oxford, Wisconsin, is a country singer, Nashville recording artist and Branson performer. Get ticket information at ohnwardneartscenter.com

The Shullsburg Bicentennial Celebration Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser will be held from 4 till pm at St. Matthew’s Gym in Shullsburg

The annual Irish Hooley will be held at the Dubuque Star Brewery in the Port of Dubuque. Gates open at 11:30am followed by the Opening March and a Salute to Armed Forces Veterans. Tickets are $12 at the gate and children 10 and under are free. A complete listing of performers can be found at irishhooley.org

Sunday August 25th

Loras College Dance Marathon fundraising car wash from 10am-3pm in the parking lot of the Dubuque Theisen’s.

The Delhi, Iowa Volunteer Fire Department will host a Scrambled eggs and pancake breakfast from 7am till Noon at their fire station. Breakfast is $8 for adults and $5 for ages 6 to 12.

Monday August 26th

The Dodgeville, Wisconsin Lions Club will host an Antique Show & Flea Market 8am till 3pm in the Ley Pavilion at Harris Park. Parking is free. Admission is $3

Grand View United Methodist Church, in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood center will be hosting a blood drive in the Grand View Room located at 3342 John Wesley Drive in Dubuque. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. To schedule an appointment, contact Mary Kay Patters at 563-580-3017. (Appointments are recommended. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.)

Sunday September 1st

Holy Ghost Parish in Dickeyville will hold their Parish Picnic serving a Chicken and Ham Dinner from 11:00am to 3:00pm. There will also be a games, raes, a beer tent, hamburger stand and live music. (located at 325 West Main Dickeyville, Wisconsin)

The Mathias Ham Historic Site holds Craft Day the first Sunday of each month during the summer season. Crafts are just $5 each and guests do have to pay admission to the site. This session features Woven Wall Art.

St. Joseph Bellevue annual pork roast.  Serving from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM in Trinity Center.  Polka Mass at 10:15 a.m. by the Sieverding Band & friends.

Thursday September 5th

Social Hour at Steeple Square takes place the first Wednesday of each month from 5pm till 7:30pm and features, music, tours of the space and a drinks served by our “celebrity” bartenders. Each month the event will have a unique spin from the “celebrity” bartenders. All proceeds will go towards our mission at Steeple Square.

Saturday September 7th

Annual Walk to End Alzheimers. Come walk and join the fight for Alzheimer’s first survivor at the Medline/Bergfeld Recreation Area. Registration is at 8:00am. A ceremony will be held at 9:00am and the Walk begins at 9:30am. More information available at alz.org/walk.

Come celebrate fall with the third annual Harvest Fest at Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm. The event from 2pm till 4pm will include farm tours, hay rides, live music, kids’ activities, and snacks. Learn about the local food system and see how beginning farmers are getting their business off the ground.

Friday September 13th

The Fulton Family Group is hosting the Fulton Garage Sale from 5-8 pm and on Saturday, September 14th from 8 am to 1 pm. We are accepting gently used items on Friday, September 13th from 1-7 pm. When donating and shopping, please use the White Street Gym Door. On Saturday, September 14th the last hour of shopping (12-1 pm) everything is free! 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Fulton Family Group to help fund student field trips and family events. Any questions about donations, please contact Cathy Brimeyer (President of the Fulton Family Group) at FultonFamilyGroup@gmail.com.

Saturday September 14th

Cancer Benefit Ride for Pat Tucker Sr. at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds beer garden.  Sign up at 10:30, ride starts at Noon.  Returns to fairgrounds at 3pm for music, Karoake, raffles and silent auction.  Pat is fighting Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.

 

October 1- October 31st

Haunted Graveyard at 2750 Burden Avenue in Dubuque.  Open Sunday thru Thursday until 10pm, Friday and Saturday nights till 11pm.   There is a canned food drive for the Dubuque Food Pantry and a collection for the Veteran's Freedom Center.  For more info call 563-581-4041