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Weekend Happenings: Dec. 13-15

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This week in River Falls:

Friday:

  • Coffee chamber concerts: A new lunchtime series, Coffee Chamber Concerts will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the William Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts Building, on the campus of UWRF.  A coffee and cookies reception will follow in the lobby. There is no charge for this concert but a food shelf donation is requested.  Contact host and sponsor Kristin Tjornehoj for further information at 715-410-7416 or Kristin.tjornehoj@uwrf.edu.
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  • Falls Theatre: Last Vegas at 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
  • Falcon Band End of Semester Concert: From 7:30-9 p.m. in the Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, and $2 for students. Contact David Milne at music@uwrf.edu or 715-425-3183 for more information.
  • "Mr. Marmalade” play:  At 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Theatre, KFA. "Mr. Marmalade," written by Noah Haidle, is a Masquers production directed by student Kelsey Miller. Lucy is a four-year-old girl with a very active imagination. Unfortunately, her imaginary friend, Mr. Marmalade, doesn't have much time for her. Larry, her only real friend, is the youngest suicide attempt in the history of New Jersey. "Mr. Marmalade" is a savage black comedy about what it takes to grow up in difficult times. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $5 for students with ID. Contact 715-425-3114 for more information.
  • UWRF Millenium Falcon Band Strikes Back:  From 7:30-8 p.m. at the Kleinpell Fine Arts, E.H. (KFA). The free concert celebrates the end of the semester. New faces in the band, and the return of some old members performing music by the Brecker Brothers, Mike Manieri, Pat Metheny, John Scofield, Stevie Wonder and more. For more information contact Craig Hara at craig.hara@uwrf.edu or 715-425-3858.
  • Saturday:

    •  Falls Theatre: Last Vegas at 2, 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • Living Nativity: First Covenant Church of River Falls, 1374 N Main St., will hold its fourth annual drive-through living nativity from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to all. There will be an aluminum can collection. Any donations made support Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization that provides food for hungry children around the world. If the wind chill drops too low, the Living Nativity may be cancelled. Call the First Covenant office at 715-425-2640 if you have a question about whether or not the event has been cancelled.
    • "Mr. Marmalade” play:  At 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Theatre, KFA. "Mr. Marmalade," written by Noah Haidle, is a Masquers production directed by student Kelsey Miller. Lucy is a four-year-old girl with a very active imagination. Unfortunately, her imaginary friend, Mr. Marmalade, doesn't have much time for her. Larry, her only real friend, is the youngest suicide attempt in the history of New Jersey. "Mr. Marmalade" is a savage black comedy about what it takes to grow up in difficult times. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $5 for students with ID. Contact 715-425-3114 for more information.

    Sunday:

    • Children’s Christmas program: At 9:45 a.m. at Ezekiel Lutheran Church.
    • Vikings game: Versus the Philadelphia Eagles at noon. Aired on FOX.
    • Falls Theatre: Last Vegas at 2, 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • Packers game: Versus the Dallas Cowboys at 3:25 p.m. Aired on FOX.
    • Woodwind and Guitar Ensembles: From 7:30-9 p.m. at the Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts. Contact David Milne at music@uwrf.edu or 715-425-3183 for more information.
    • Library lower level exhibit: The dresses, the remembered stories both good and bad, and the related finery, customs, and accessories Through Jan. 26.

    This week in the local area:

    Friday:

    • Snowmobile club euchre tourney: The Rush River Snowmobile Club will host a euchre tournament at 7 p.m., at the clubhouse, one mile south of HWY 72 East, on 450th Street in Ellsworth. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., cost is $5 per person. There is 100% payback, 50/50 raffles and food and beverage sales. For more information call Kevin at 715-307-2165.
    • Holiday Extravaganza: Prescott’s art gallery (a nonprofit organization) has a new theme, “Holiday Extravaganza,” for fine art and holiday gifts from now through Tuesday, Dec. 24. The gallery is also doing a charity event and collecting donations for hats, mittens and scarves to donate to the “Prescott Gift Giving Program” and the “Hastings Family Services.” The gallery is located at 122 Orange St., Prescott.
    • Holiday sale: A Gift by the Hand Holiday Sale at The Phipps Center for the Arts, 109 Locust St., in Hudson, through Dec. 31

    Saturday:

    • Jingle Run for Missions: At Christ Lutheran Church in Somerset. Participate in the second annual Jingle Run for Missions, with registration beginning at 8 a.m.
    • Santa visit: At the United Fire & Rescue-Hammond Station and the Roberts Park Building. Come see Santa on Dec. 14, at 9 a.m. to noon at the United Fire & Rescue-Hammond Station and from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Roberts Park Building.
    • Cookie Walk: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 502 County UU. Candies, cookies, bars, breads, gluten free table. Children over 12 welcomed. Nursery available for little ones.
    • BERNARD'S NorthPole Event 2013: At BERNARD’S Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM. Bring the whole family to BERNARD'S in New Richmond from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, for its annual NorthPole Event. The event will feature a Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, kid's crafts, snacks and refreshments, face painting, and if the weather permits, hayrides. The event is free, but bringing a nonperishable food item to donate to the local 5 Loaves Food Shelf is encouraged.
    • Community Christmas Party: From 1-4 p.m. at Helmer Dance Studio, 2701 Enloe St., Hudson. 715-377-9862. Please bring an “unwrapped” toy, Marine Corps. Sergeants will accept for Toys for Tots Foundation of St. Croix County. Drawings, Santa visits, face painting, arctic crafts, holiday dance room.
    • Holiday Extravaganza: Prescott’s art gallery (a nonprofit organization) has a new theme, “Holiday Extravaganza,” for fine art and holiday gifts from now through Tuesday, Dec. 24. The gallery is also doing a charity event and collecting donations for hats, mittens and scarves to donate to the “Prescott Gift Giving Program” and the “Hastings Family Services.” The gallery is located at 122 Orange St., Prescott.
    • Holiday sale: A Gift by the Hand Holiday Sale at The Phipps Center for the Arts, 109 Locust St., in Hudson, through Dec. 31

    Sunday:

    • Night of the Father’s Love: Choir musical at 10:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. at First Baptist church, 309 Vine St., Hudson.
    • Holiday Extravaganza: Prescott’s art gallery (a nonprofit organization) has a new theme, “Holiday Extravaganza,” for fine art and holiday gifts from now through Tuesday, Dec. 24. The gallery is also doing a charity event and collecting donations for hats, mittens and scarves to donate to the “Prescott Gift Giving Program” and the “Hastings Family Services.” The gallery is located at 122 Orange St., Prescott.
    • Holiday sale: A Gift by the Hand Holiday Sale at The Phipps Center for the Arts, 109 Locust St. in Hudson, through Dec. 31.
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