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Weekend Happenings: March 14-16

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Weekend Happenings: March 14-16
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

This week in River Falls:

Friday:

  • Gallery 120 opening reception: From 4-8 p.m. with artists Gloria Adrian, Jan Theberge and Judy Larson, sponsored by Global M.A.D.E. and Interior Concepts at 120 N. Main.
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  • Falls Theatre: Mr. Peabody and Sherman at 7 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
  • Falls Theatre: Non-Stop at 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
  • Library lower level exhibit: Quilts from traditional to trendy. No longer just for the bed, the annual quilt exhibit showcases careful stitchery, amazing designs, and vibrant colors through April 20.
  • Saturday:

     

    • Falls Theatre: Mr. Peabody and Sherman at 2 and 7 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • UWRF women’s hockey game: At 2 p.m. versus Lake Forest at W.H. Hunt Arena on the UWRF campus.
    • Legion annual awards banquet: The River Falls American Legion Post 121 will host its first Awards and Recognition, at the Legion hall, 701 N Main St. Social hour will start at 6 p.m., followed by dinner, presentation and entertainment. The public event will honor local police, fire, EMS and National Guard members, as well as those who have served the Legion for 60 years or more. Meyer Middle School principal Mark Chapin will be presented with the inaugural Ed Miller Award for Outstanding Community Service. Tickets are $18 and available at Freeman Drugs, South Fork Café, and the Dish and the Spoon Café. Tickets are $20 at the door.
    • Barn dance: The Twin Cities old-time string band the Barn Cats will be playing at the River Falls Barn Dance series at the Academy Gym, 439 West Maple Street, from 7-10 p.m. No experience is necessary, with first-timers heartily encouraged to attend. An experienced caller is on hand to teach participants dance steps. All ages are welcome, and partners optional.  Family dances suitable for younger children are featured during the first half, with more challenging fun in the second half. Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for 12 and under. Inexpensive refreshments are available.
    • Falls Theatre: Non-Stop at 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • Library lower level exhibit: Quilts from traditional to trendy. No longer just for the bed, the annual quilt exhibit showcases careful stitchery, amazing designs, and vibrant colors through April 20.

    Sunday:

    • Falls Theatre: Mr. Peabody and Sherman at 2 and 7 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • Falls Theatre: Non-Stop at 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com.
    • Library lower level exhibit: Quilts from traditional to trendy. No longer just for the bed, the annual quilt exhibit showcases careful stitchery, amazing designs, and vibrant colors through April 20.

    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.
    • Morning’s at Seven: By Spring Valley Stagehands. Sweet, heartwarming comedy at 7 p.m. Tickets are available on-line at www.svstagehands.org. Of course, also get a ticket at the door too. Spring Valley Community Theater, S234 McKay Ave, Spring Valley.

    Saturday:

    • Garden U: The St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners will host Garden U on Saturday, March 15, at Ready Randy’s Conference Center, 1490 131st St. in New Richmond. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the $30 fee includes lunch and speaker handouts. This year’s Garden U will focus on woody plants in the landscape and invasive plants that are impacting the St Croix Valley. The education day will feature three speakers, all experts in their field. Lunch is included, as well as door prizes, vendors, and a great opportunity to meet avid gardeners in the St Croix Valley. Pre-register by mailing a check payable to SCVMGA to Barrette-SCVMGA at 1358 County Rd V, Houlton, WI, 54082. Questions can be directed to 715-549-6438 or stcroixvlymga@pressenter.com.
    • American Legion card game party: At the New Richmond American Legion. The American Legion Auxiliary is putting on multiple card parties, including card games such as 500, euchre and singles cribbage, once a month until May. This month’s party takes place on Friday, March 14, starting at 6:30 p.m. with a lunch served afterwards by the American Legion Auxiliary. Admission is $3.
    • Morning’s at Seven: By Spring Valley Stagehands. Sweet, heartwarming comedy at 7 p.m. Tickets are available on-line at www.svstagehands.org. Of course, also get a ticket at the door too. Spring Valley Community Theater, S234 McKay Ave, Spring Valley.
    • Northern Gael concert: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Laura MacKenzie (wooden flutes, whistles, concertina, various bagpipes, and voice), Ross Sutter (voice, guitar, bodhrán, and button accordion), and Danielle Enblom (fiddler and sean-nós dancer) on Saturday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. All members of Northern Gael have learned the arts of Irish and Scottish music and dance from noted tradition-bearers on both sides of the Atlantic, and continue to build their skills, repertoire, and collaborations. In concert, Northern Gael weaves together the vibrant traditions of Ireland, Scotland, and Nova Scotia. From trio performances of beautiful ballads to vigorous sets of dance tunes and nimble steps, Northern Gael presents a lively, genuine, and well informed concert program. Tickets are $24 and $17 for students of all ages. Reservations may be made by contacting The Phipps ticket office at 715- 386-8409.

    Sunday:

    • Lodge Breakfast: Hancock Lodge will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, March 16, at the Ellsworth Masonic Center, 400 High Point Dr. Serving time is 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The menu includes pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs with ham, pork sausage links and beverages. There will be a free will offering, with proceeds going to the Lodge scholarship program and other Masonic charities. Call Dennis Donath at 715-262-5484 for more information.
    • Morning’s at Seven: By Spring Valley Stagehands. Sweet, heartwarming comedy at 2 p.m. Tickets are available on-line at www.svstagehands.org. Of course, also get a ticket at the door too. Spring Valley Community Theater, S234 McKay Ave, Spring Valley.
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