October 12, 2008
Todayn Dubuque Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, in area around City Hall.n Thrift and Bake Sale, 8 a.m., Summit Congregational United Church of Christ, 2885 Kennedy Road. Rummage, baked goods, jewelry and collectibles.n Dubuque Healing Arts Yoga Class, 8 a.m. yoga class; 9:45 a.m. film "Living Yoga," 10:45 a.m. discussion and tea. Admission: donation for the Dubuque Area Food Bank.n Reading with Rover, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Carnegie-Stout Public Library, 360 11th St. Children K-3 can read to a group of kid-friendly dogs. The program is sponsored by the Dubuque Regional Humane Society.n Lord's Acre, 11 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Bellevue, Iowa. Luncheon and auction.n ALTimate Guitar Hero Finals, 11 a.m. 17 and younger finals, 7 p.m. 18 and older finals, Voices Warehouse Gallery, 1000 Jackson St. Food and beverages available to purchase. Details: 563- 588-5743.n Art for the Afterlife with Big Muddy Ghost Hunters, 1-3 p.m., Linwood Cemetery, 2735 Windsor Ave. Learn the history of cemetery art and icons. Advance tickets $10 ages 10 and older. Children must be accompanied by adult. Details: 563-542-7487.n Mississippi Trails Hiking Club, meet at 1 p.m. at Grandview and Rockdale for a hike at Filmore-White Water Canyon.n Hog Roast, 4-7 p.m., Hazel Green United Methodist Church, Hazel Green, Wis. Barbeque pork, roast beef, baked potatoes, corn, rolls, homemade pies. Cost $9 adults, $4 children 5-12. Craft booth opens at 3 p.m.n Catfish Fillet Fish Fry, 4-8 p.m., Warren Lodge 4, F. & A.M., Potosi, Wis. Cost $8 adults, $3 children 6 to 12. Proceeds to Potosi/ Cassville/Lancaster High School Scholarship Fund.n Hanover Fire Department Annual Pancake and Sausage Supper, 5-8 p.m., Hanover (Ill.) Fire Station 201, Fillmore Street. Proceeds to benefit Fire Prevention Program, annual Halloween party and to purchase trailer for ATV.n Moonlight Hike, 6 p.m., Effigy Mounds National Monument, Harpers Ferry. Annual Moonlight Hike for a two mile walk beginning at monument visitor center.n Oasis Gospel Music, 7 p.m., Platteville, Wis. Featuring: Rose Huntington & Ron Kittleson, of New Glarius, Wis.n Stories from the Edge of the World/National Geographic,7 p.m., Ohnward Fine Arts Center, Maquoketa, Iowa. For more information, call 563-652-9815.n Dubuque Senior High Class of 1988 Reunion, 7-10 p.m., The Grand Harbor Resort, 350 Bell Street.n Baby Dee, 8-10 p.m., Monks Kaffee Pub, 373 Bluff St. Harpist solo musician.n Ghosts of the River Walking Tour with Big Muddy Ghost Hunters, 8-10 p.m., River Walk Pavilion at the Port of Dubuque. Hear Dubuque ghost stories at the shore of the Mississippi. Advance tickets $10 ages 10 and older. Children must be accompanied by adult. Details: 563-542-7487.today and sundayn 16th Annual Autumn Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., River Ridge School, Hanover, Ill. Two gyms filled with handcrafted items, outdoor exhibits, farmer's market, and food court.n Leaf Arts & Crafts Fest & Flea Market Under the Bridge, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Triangle Park, McGregor, Iowa. Numerous vendors, food, live music, carriage rides.n Galena Country Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Grant Park, Galena, Ill. More than 150 vendors selling original, handmade arts, crafts, and fine arts. Farmers' markets, live entertainment, children's games, and more. Donation: $2. Details: 815-777-0817.n Living History Weekend, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Apple River Fort State Historic Site, 311 E. Myrtle St., Elizabeth, Ill. Join costumed interpreters engage guests in 1830's activities and lifeways. Free admission. Details: 815-858-2028.n Bahl Family Farm Pumpkin Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 2.8 miles west of Northwest Arterial on Asbury Road, by the Meadows Golf Course, Asbury, Iowa.n Octoberfest Polka Festival, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Dubuque County Fairgrounds. Enjoy some of the best bands while dancing on one of the biggest wooden dance floors in the midwest. Details: 563- 588-1406.n The Grand Opera House presents "Sin, Sex and the CIA," 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday, 135 W. Eighth St. Zany characters meet up in a CIA "safe house." For more information, call 563-588- 1305 or visit www.thegrandoperahouse.com.n Dubuque Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" and "Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 5." 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday, Five Flags Center. Former Music Director Nicholas Palmer joins current Music Director William Intriligator in an unforgettable evening of celebration, history and two great musical masterpieces. Tickets available at the Five Flags Box Office, 563-557-1677.Sundayn Annual Breakfast and Open House, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fire/Rescue building, south end of Main Street, Cuba City, Wis. Cost $6 adults, $4 children 5-12.n Galena Territory Association Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Galena Territory Association Owner's Club parking lot (north end), 2000 Territory Drive, Galena, Ill.n French Toast Breakfast and Bake Sale, 7:30-11:30 a.m., St. Paul's School Gym, Worthington, Iowa. Cost $6.50 adults, $3 children 5-10.n 27th Auto Parts Swap Meet and Cars for Sale Corral, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds Parking Lot, Monticello, Iowa. Event open to high performance, custom, stock and antique (domestic and foreign); buy, sell or trade. The public is welcome to attend.n Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m.- noon, Asbury Eagles Club, Saratoga Plaza, Asbury. Cost $6 adults, $3 children 10 and younger. Proceeds to the club/building fund.n Chili Feed sponsored by Friends of the Dubuque County Conservation Board, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Swiss Valley Nature Center, Peosta, Iowa. Event features wagon and tractor rides, silent auction, door prizes and chili. Cost $5 adults, $3 children 12 and younger.n Habitat for Humanity Radio Auction, noon-5 p.m., WPVL 107.1 FM. To bid call 608- 349-2008.n Bingo Knights of Columbus 5513, 12:30 p.m. warm up games and 1 p.m. regular games, 7270 Sundown Road, Peosta, Iowa. Two jackpots go every week.n Annual Square Dance Benefit for Camp Courageous, 1:30-4 p.m., Main Lodge, Camp Courageous, Monticello, Iowa. Dance clubs, individuals and couples welcome. Tours will be available. All donations benefit the camp. Participants to bring snack to share, beverages provided.n James Kennedy Public Library presents "Van Helsing,"2 p.m., Dyersville, Iowa. Admission is free. Popcorn and refreshments served.n Colt's Bingo, 6:30 p.m. early games, 7 p.m. regular games, 1101 Central Ave.MeetingsTodayn Cup of Jo, 10 a.m., Coffee Shop at Hartig Drug, University Avenue. Cup of Jo is open to all women with the letters JO in their name and enjoy a cup of coffee. Details: 563-556-0134.n Mac Maverick's User Group, 10 a.m., Finley Hospital Auditorium. Details: www.macmaverick.org.R.S.V.P.n Thursday Swing Club, call Bonnie Hayes at 563-583-9825 by 11 a.m. Wednesday.n Tuesday Bridge Club, call Virginia Sedbrook at 563-583-0575 by 8 p.m. Sunday.
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