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Weekend Happenings: Jan. 10-12

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life River Falls, 54022
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

This week in River Falls:

Friday:

  • Home, remodeling and garden show: The 31st annual Home, Remodeling and Gardening Show will be held 4-8 p.m., at the UWRF Knowles Center at 1110 S. Main St. Attendees will find home building and remodeling experts, as well as experts in landscaping, garden and lawn care, windows, doors, floors and more. There will be great designs and trend ideas, too. Bring the whole family -- there will be a large kid zone with bouncy houses, cotton candy and popcorn. Admission is $4; 18 and younger free -- go to the Facebook page “St. Croix Valley HBA” for a 50% off coupon. For more information about the SCVHBA’s Spring Home, Remodeling and Gardening Show, call 715-796-5377, email info@scvhba.com or visit www.scvhba.com.
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  • RFHS gymnastics: At 6:30 p.m. versus Hudson and Superior at Meyer Middle School.
  • RFHS boys’ swimming and diving: At 6:30 p.m. versus superior at the River Falls High School pool.
  • Falls Theatre: Frozen at 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
  • UWRF men’s hockey game: At 7:05 p.m. versus St. Norbert at W.H. Hunt Arena on the UWRF campus
  • Library lower level exhibit: The dresses, the remembered stories both good and bad, and the related finery, customs, and accessories Through Jan. 26.
  • Saturday:

    • Home, remodeling and garden show: The 31st annual Home, Remodeling and Gardening Show will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the UWRF Knowles Center at 1110 S. Main St. Attendees will find home building and remodeling experts, as well as experts in landscaping, garden and lawn care, windows, doors, floors and more. There will be great designs and trend ideas, too. Bring the whole family -- there will be a large kid zone with bouncy houses, cotton candy and popcorn. Admission is $4; 18 and younger free -- go to the Facebook page “St. Croix Valley HBA” for a 50% off coupon. For more information about the SCVHBA’s Spring Home, Remodeling and Gardening Show, call 715-796-5377, email info@scvhba.com or visit www.scvhba.com.
    • Open Skate: From 12:30-2 p.m. at W.H. Hunt Arena on the UWRF campus.
    • Falls Theatre: Frozen at 2, 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • UWRF men’s basketball game: At 7 p.m. versus Oshkosh at the Kargas Center on the UWRF campus.
    • UWRF men’s hockey game: At 7:05 p.m. versus St. Scholastic at W.H. Hunt Arena on the UWRF campus
    • Library lower level exhibit: The dresses, the remembered stories both good and bad, and the related finery, customs, and accessories Through Jan. 26.

    Sunday:

    • Open Skate: From 1-2:30 p.m. at W.H. Hunt Arena on the UWRF campus.
    • Falls Theatre: Frozen at 2, 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • ‘Burning of the Greens:’ To celebrate Epiphany or “Twelfth Night,” Hope Lutheran Church invites all to bring your Christmas tree and other greens to a huge bonfire to celebrate the light and warmth of Christ coming into the world on one of the darkest (and often one of the coldest) nights of the year. HOPE's annual Burning of the Greens will be held at 4 p.m., at HOPE’s land near Sterling Ponds. This will be a fun and family friendly event.
    • 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:

    Saturday:

    • Technology Day Petting Zoo: At the WITC-New Richmond Campus, room 141. From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tina Nygren and Adam Nelson, technology gurus, will be offering help to anyone with a new device as part of a course at the New Richmond WITC campus. For more information on the course (24929) contact the school at www.witc.edu/newrichmond/.
    • Arts Alliance exhibit and music: Hammond Arts Alliance will host “DOG SHOW, a themed exhibit at Foster Hall, 865 Davis, St., from 5-9 p.m. There will be music by Timbre Creek at the Hammond Hotel from 8-11 p.m. Timbre Creek is an Irish, folk, rock and bluegrass flavored acoustic duo featuring Patrick Cutler and Dale Martell. For more info contact Paulette at lupine.anderson@gmail.co or 715-796-8869. “Like” Hammond Arts Alliance on Facebook and keep informed on all their latest events.
    • 45th Parallel Exhibition at the Phipps Center for the Arts: Opening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 10. The juried exhibition is based on interpretation of the 45th parallel.

    Sunday:

    • Arts Alliance exhibit and music: Hammond Arts Alliance will host “DOG SHOW, a themed exhibit at Foster Hall, 865 Davis, St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be music by Timbre Creek at the Hammond Hotel from 8-11 p.m. on Saturday. Timbre Creek is an Irish, folk, rock and bluegrass flavored acoustic duo featuring Patrick Cutler and Dale Martell. For more info contact Paulette at lupine.anderson@gmail.co or 715-796-8869. “Like” Hammond Arts Alliance on Facebook and keep informed on all their latest events.
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