A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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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.

Thur Nov 1st

Numerous Boutiques and Craft vendors will be set up from 6pm to 9pm at Peosta Community center to make your holiday shopping experience a little bit easier this holiday season! Make sure you wear your ugliest holiday sweater as there will be a contest with prizes! Giveaways, 50/50 raffle with 50% of raffle money being donated to U of I Stead Family Children's Hospital. So bring your friends and family and come enjoy a wonderful night of shopping, contests, entertainment and holiday cheer!

There is no entrance fee but if you are able ,to give a small monetary donation or toy at entrance. All donations will be delivered to U of I Stead Family Children's Hospital to spread a little cheer to the children this holiday season.

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.