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Saturday, October 12, 2019 — 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

River Ridge PTO Annual Craft Fair

The 26th Annual River Ridge PTO Autumn Craft Fair will be held at River Ridge School, 4141 Route 84 South in Hanover, Illinois. This event features over 100 indoor booths with handmade crafts and food court. All money raised benefits the students of the River Ridge school district. (Sunday time: 9:00am to 4:00pm)

Sunday, October 13, 2019 — 7:30 am - 11:30 am

Waffle Brunch

Dad’s Belgian Waffle Brunch will be held in the Berndes Center, 766 N Maple Street in Monticello. Proceeds will support Animal Welfare Friends No Kill Shelter. Tickets at the door are $8 for adults and $4 for kids. Carry out plates will be available. (also a silent auction and 50/50 drawing)

Sunday, October 13, 2019 — 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Asbury Eagles Club Breakfast Buffet

The Asbury Eagles Club will host a Breakfast Buffet. Proceeds will benefit Eagles’ state charities. The buffet is $9 for adults and $4 for kids 10 and under.

Sunday, October 13, 2019 — 9:00 am

Platteville Driftbusters Atv,Utv, Dirtbike Drag Race Fundraiser

Platteville Driftbusters Snowmobile Club is hosting an Atv,Utv & Dirtbike 300 foot drag race fundraiser at The Barn 6935 Moundview Road Platteville, Wisconsin. Registration starts at 9:00am and racing starts at 11:00am. There classes for kids and adults to enjoy. Please call Shawn with questions at (608) 732 6553 or check out the Platteville Driftbusters website or Facebook page.

Sunday, October 13, 2019 — 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

River Ridge PTO Annual Craft Fair

The 26th Annual River Ridge PTO Autumn Craft Fair will be held at River Ridge School, 4141 Route 84 South in Hanover, Illinois. This event features over 100 indoor booths with handmade crafts and food court. All money raised benefits the students of the River Ridge school district.

Monday, October 14, 2019 — 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dyersville Community Blood Drive

The Dyersville Community Blood Drive will be held at the Dyersville Social Center’s new location at 625 3rd Avenue, Room A. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a Hometown Hero T shirt. To schedule an appointment, contact Erica at 563-321-9613, email ebarker@mvrbc or schedule online at bloodcenterimpact.org. Appointments are encouraged, walk ins welcome. Please eat prior to donating and bring a photo ID.

Monday, October 14, 2019 — 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

St. Luke’s Hosts Fall Brass Recital

A Fall Brass Recital featuring University of Iowa musicians will be held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main. Free will donation accepted. (U of Iowa musicians: Dr. Amy Schendel, trumpet; Dr. Todd Schendel, trombone, Dr. Karina Glassinovic, piano)

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 — 12:00 am

Holly Tierney-Bedord Author Visit – Peosta

The Dubuque County Library District Peosta Branch welcomes Holly Tierney-Bedord, author of over twenty novels and novellas.  She will be speaking on her latest book I Will Follow Him, a light-hearted mystery romance set on board a cruise ship. Also learn about her writing process. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 — 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Divine Word College Blood Drive

Divine Word College in Epworth will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in the their gym. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a Hometown Hero T shirt. To schedule an appointment, contact Mike Decker at 563-876-3353 ext. 280 or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org with group code 2819. Appointments are encouraged, walk ins welcome. Please eat prior to donating and bring a photo ID.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Fall Clean up

Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are in need of  volunteers to help with their Fall Clean.. Clean ups will be held today and on Saturday, October 26th from 9:00am to noon. Volunteers will receive a free lunch. Please call (563) 556-2100 to let them know you’re coming.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 — 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

2-Day Blacksmith and Music Fest

The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society’s Old Blacksmith Shop, in partnership with the Upper Midwest Blacksmith Association, will present a special hands-on event and two-day music fest called “The Other Side of the Anvil.” This will take place on the lawn adjacent to the Stillman Mansion, 513 Bouthillier Strett. The Historical Society will have a beer and wine tent, food, live music, and a bake sale. (Sunday time 9:30am to 4:00pm)

Saturday, October 19, 2019 — 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Mathias Ham Historic Site Celebrates Halloween

The Mathias Ham Historic Site will celebrate the Halloween season with a full day of activities such as Halloween themed house tours, crafts, historic games, special programs and hot apple cider. Special ticketed events include a presentation on “The History of Modern American Spiritualism” and a Victorian Halloween Ball are sold separately and include admission to A Haunting on Lincoln Ave. festivities.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 — 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dubuque Junior Saints Squirt Travel “C” Team Fundraiser

A Fundraiser for the Dubuque Junior Saints Squirt Travel “C” Team will be held at Downtown Billiards, 1850 Central Ave in Dubuque. The menu includes a choice of chicken strips, pizza burger, cheeseburger or pork tenderloin all served with fries. Prices are $8.50 to $9.50.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 — 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

20th Annual Hills and Dales Halloween Harvest

The 20th annual Hills and Dales Halloween Harvest will be held at the Kennedy Mall. Come dressed for trick or treating, the costume contest and dance at the DJ dance party. Tickets are $5 per child and can be purchased at the door. Please enter at the Planet Fitness entrance of the mall. All proceeds support Hills and Dales.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 — 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sherrill United Church of Christ Pork and Kraut Supper

Sherrill United Church of Christ will host their annual Bob Mueller Memorial Pork and Kraut Supper at the Church located at 4995 Sherrill Rd in Sherrill. Dinner is $15 for adults and $5 for kids ages 5 to 10. Take out is available.

Sunday, October 20, 2019 — 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

2-Day Blacksmith and Music Fest

The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society’s Old Blacksmith Shop, in partnership with the Upper Midwest Blacksmith Association, will present a special hands-on event and music fest called “The Other Side of the Anvil.” This will take place on the lawn adjacent to the Stillman Mansion, 513 Bouthillier Strett. The Historical Society will have a beer and wine tent, food, live music, and a bake sale.

Sunday, October 20, 2019 — 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Halloween Puppet Show

Where did Witch Hazel Green’s adopted big green son came from? Hazel is reluctant to tell him, so Frankie sets off on a Halloween quest, in this 45-minute, family-friendly Fever River Puppeteers marionette show held at Hazel Green Opera House, 2130 Main Street, Hazel Green, WI. Second show today is at 2:00pm.

Sunday, October 20, 2019 — 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Immaculate Conception Church in Masonville Turkey Dinner

Immaculate Conception Church in Masonville, Iowa will host a Turkey Dinner serving family style from 11:00am to 2:30pm. Dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages 5 to 12. (Located at 608 Bernhart Street Masonville.

Sunday, October 20, 2019 — 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

St. Joseph’s Parish Mulligan

St. Joseph’s Parish Mulligan will be held at St. Joseph’s School, 780 County Z, Sinsinawa, WI. Menu includes Mulligan stew, ham & BBQ sandwiches, homemade desserts and beverages. Raffle cash prizes= $2500. Drawing at 4:30. Silent Auction, Country Store, Games for young and young at heart. Proceeds go to St. Joseph’s School.

Sunday, October 20, 2019 — 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Homecoming Cabaret at University of Dubuque

A University of Dubuque Homecoming Cabaret will be held in Steffens Hall, Charles & Romona Myers Center, on the University campus. The event will feature students from the UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts, including singers from the UD Choir, under the direction of Kristen Eby, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities. reewill donations accepted.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Halloween Puppet Show

Where did Witch Hazel Green’s adopted big green son came from? Hazel is reluctant to tell him, so Frankie sets off on a Halloween quest, in this 45-minute, family-friendly Fever River Puppeteers marionette show held at Hazel Green Opera House, 2130 Main Street, Hazel Green, WI.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Midwest Medical Center Blood Drive-Galena

Midwest Medical Center in Galena will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on the MVRBC donor bus parked at 1 Medical Center Drive in Galena. To schedule an appointment, contact Nancy Rasmussen at 815-777-6135 or schedule online at bloodcenterimpact.org. . Appointments are recommended. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Statera Blood Drive

Statera will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on the Donor Bus located at 3375 Lake Ridge Drive. To schedule an appointment, call Statera at 563-207-8932 or email Nicole at nhutchison@stateraintegrated.com or schedule online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org with group code 3723. Appointments are encouraged. Walk ins welcome. Please eat before donating and bring a photo ID.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Blood Drive

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood center will be hosting a blood drive in the Living Faith Center at the church located at 1755 Delhi Street in Dubuque. ATo schedule an appointment, contact Cheryl Rose at 563-590-1989. Appointments are recommended. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Platteville Senior Center Blood Drive

The Platteville Senior Center will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in their Community Room (155 W. Lewis Street, Platteville). To schedule an appointment call (608) 348-9934 or schedule online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org with group code 3632. Appointments are encouraged, walk ins welcome. Please eat prior to donating and bring a photo ID.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Mario’s Hillcrest Italian Dinner

The Annual Mario’s Hillcrest Italian Dinner will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2155 University Ave. Funds raised through ticket sales are used to purchase Christmas presents for Hillcrest’s residential clients. Adult tickets are $8 and children 12 and under are $5. Dine in or carry out. The menu includes Mario’s delicious pasta, bread, salad and a cookie. Carry-outs will be available

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Homeless Stand Down Event in Dubuque

The Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson County “Homeless Stand Down” is open to all Veterans and members of the community experiencing housing instability. This event will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, 1299 Locust Street, Dubuque.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Moose Lodge Blood Drive

The Moose Lodge will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in their Community Room located at 2635 Windsor Avenue. To schedule an appointment, email Cathy at catann52@aol.com or schedule online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org. Appointments are encouraged, walk ins welcome. Please eat prior to donating and bring a photo ID.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Asbury Eagles Club Chicken Night

The Asbury Eagles Club will host Chicken Night. Proceeds will benefit our local Make A Wish. $11 for 4 piece meal and $9 for a 2 piece meal.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 — 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Morbid Curiosities: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe

The Dubuque County Library District Asbury Branch presents: Morbid Curiosities: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe.  Pre-registration is appreciated (but not required): https://forms.gle/ZuEbgr1R1QXbue6f9

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 7:00 pm

Asbury Halloween Parade

The Asbury Area Civic and Recreation Foundation Halloween Parade will start at the Lord of Life Church at the corner of Springreen Drive and Hales Mill Road and end in Asbury Park.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Fall Clean up

Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are in need of  volunteers to help with their Fall Clean.. Clean ups will be held today from 9:00am to noon. Volunteers will receive a free lunch. Please call (563) 556-2100 to let them know you’re coming.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Halloween Puppet Show

Where did Witch Hazel Green’s adopted big green son came from? Hazel is reluctant to tell him, so Frankie sets off on a Halloween quest, in this 45-minute, family-friendly Fever River Puppeteers marionette show held at Hazel Green Opera House, 2130 Main Street, Hazel Green, WI.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Halloween Puppet Show

“Frankie’s Story” is a Halloween puppet show mystery featuring Witch Hazel Green and her big green son, at the Hazel Green Opera House, 2130 Main St., Hazel Green,WI.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

“Singing Dubuque’s History”

Join the Dubuque Chorale for “Singing Dubuque’s History”, a musical exploration of our city’s storied past. This concert will be performed at the Five Flags Theatre, 405 Main St., Dubuque. Tickets a $15 and are available at the Five flags box office.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 — 8:00 pm

Dickeyville Rescue Squad and Jamestown First Responders Halloween Dance

The Dickeyville Rescue Squad and Jamestown First Responders will host their 45th annual Halloween Dance at Sunset Hall in Dickeyville. Music provided by the Wundos from 8:00pm to midnight. Admission is $7.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 — 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sts. Andrew-Thomas Parish of Potosi Fall Festival

Sts. Andrew-Thomas Parish of Potosi is sponsoring a Fall Festival held at Sts. Andrew-Thomas School. A Turkey & Ham Dinner will be served from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Price: $10 for adults,  children ages 3 to 12 $5 & under age 3 is $1. Carry Outs Available. Also a country store, silent auction, bingo & games.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 — 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

“Singing Dubuque’s History”

Join the Dubuque Chorale for “Singing Dubuque’s History”, a musical exploration of Dubuue’s storied past. This concert will be performed at Five Flags Theatre, 405 Main St., Dubuque. Tickets are $15 and are available a the Five Flag box office.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 — 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Halloween Puppet Show

“Frankie’s Story” is a Halloween puppet show mystery featuring Witch Hazel Green and her big green son, at the Hazel Green Opera House, 2130 Main St., Hazel Green,WI.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 — 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

National Mississippi River Museum Scientist Party

The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium and the William H. Black will be turned into a multi-point science lab for kids ages 12 and under. Take part in hands on science stations with experiments ans demonstrations. Kid friendly costumes are encouraged for trick-or-treat. Visit rivermuseum.com for more information.

Monday, October 28, 2019 — 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Kennedy Elementary Blood Drive

Kennedy Elementary in Dubuque will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in the multipurpose room. To make an appointment, call Wendy Hopp at 563-349-4777 or go online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org with group code 1629. Appointments are encouraged, walk ins welcome. Please eat prior to donating and bring a photo ID.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

All Iowa Reads Author Ted Genoways

The Asbury Branch of Dubuque County Public Library District invites members of the community to a program to discuss the 2019 All Iowa Reads title: This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of An American Family Farm by Ted Genoways. Please register if you are interested in attending this program. https://forms.gle/Zxz5CnV6upAm6kUR9

Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Fever River Puppeteers at Sinsinawa’s Memory Cafe

The Fever River Puppeteers will join Sinsinawa’s Memory Cafe with their Halloween marionettes. They are located on County Road Z, off Highway 11 in Sinsinawa, Wisconsin.

Friday, November 1, 2019 — 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Southwest Health Blood Drive

Southwest Health will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. There will be two shifts 7:00am to 11:00am and 3:00pm to 6:00pm in the EMS Station Conference Room (1350 E. Side Rd, Platteville).  To schedule an appointment go online www.bloodcenterimpact.org or call Caitlin Droessler with questions at 608-342-5074. Appointments are encouraged, walk ins welcome. Please eat prior to donating and bring a photo ID.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 — 7:30 am - 12:30 pm

St. Donatus Catholic Church Pancake & Sausage Breakfast

St. Donatus Catholic Church will host their annual all you can eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast in their Parish Center. There will be a Country Store with homemade goods and a raffle drawing for cash prizes. Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6 to 10. Tickets are available at Kalmes Restaurant in St. Donatus or at the door.

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MercyOne-Dyersville Blood Drive

MercyOne-Dyersville will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in the West Cafeteria located at 1111 3rd St. S.W. in Dyersville. To schedule an appointment, contact Brooke Wooten at 563-875-2937 or schedule online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org. The MVRBC is the exclusive provider of blood products to MercyOne. Appointments are encouraged. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Monday, November 4, 2019 — 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

St. John the Baptist Church Blood Drive

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church/Peosta will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in Shannon Hall (241 Peosta Street).  To schedule an appointment, call Jeanne Noonan at 563-580-3107 or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Social Hour at Steeple Square

Social Hour at Steeple Square takes place the first Wednesday of each month and features, music, tours of the space and a drinks served by our “celebrity” bartenders. Each month the event will have a unique spin from the “celebrity” bartenders. All proceeds will go towards our mission at Steeple Square.

Saturday, November 9, 2019 — 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sinsinawa Mound Sponsored Workshop “Renewable Energy in Faith Communities

Sinsinawa Mound is sponsoring Sustainable Faith: Renewable Energy and Congregations, a workshop about renewable energy in faith communities.

Saturday, November 9, 2019 — 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

St Mary’s Reunion

A Reunion for all St Mary’s Alumni, former parishioners and friends of St Mary’s Catholic Church will be held at Steeple Square, 101 Main Street. Please RSVP by email; Events@steeplesquare .com, or call or text to (563) 235-3584.

Sunday, November 10, 2019 — 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Finley Hospital’s Sunshine Circle Holiday Shopping

Finley Hospital’s Sunshine Circle will host a 2-day Holiday Shopping Extravaganza in the Finley Hospital auditorium, 350 North Grandview Avenue. (Monday time is 8:00am to 1:00pm.)

Sunday, November 10, 2019 — 3:00 pm

Songs of Celebration: 20 Years of Julien Chamber Choir

The Julien Chamber Choir, under the direction of Kristen Eby, presents a special anniversary concert, “Songs of Celebration: 20 Years of Julien Chamber Choir in Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa Mound.

Monday, November 11, 2019 — 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Finley Hospital’s Sunshine Circle Holiday Shopping

Finley Hospital’s Sunshine Circle will host a 2-day Holiday Shopping Extravaganza in the Finley Hospital auditorium, 350 North Grandview Avenue.

Monday, November 11, 2019 — 10:30 am

Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony

The Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony will be held at the Mystique Ice Arena. All Tri-State Veteran organizations and military are encouraged to participate and wear the uniform of their organization or military uniform. Following the ceremony, you’re invited to a Chili feed to be held at the American Legion located at 1306 Delhi Street.

Saturday, November 16, 2019 — 11:00 am

Annual Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Iowa

The annual Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Iowa will be held at the Dubuque Water Sports Club. Check-in begins at 9:30am with the Plunge scheduled for 11:00am. Interested in taking the plunge? Visit soiowa.org for complete information.

Sunday, November 17, 2019 — 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Southwestern Craft and Vendor Show Fundraiser

The Southwestern Craft and Vendor Show Fundraiser for the Southwestern School Band and Choir will be held at PJ’s Pub and Hall, 3670 County Road HHH, Kieler, WI. Funds will be used to support the Southwestern Music Department’s Florida Trip.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 — 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Texas Tenors: Deep in the Heart of Christmas

The Texas Tenors will perform a special Christmas concert, “Deep in the Heart of Christmas,” accompanied by the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra at the University of Dubuque Heritage Cenetr. Tickets can be purchased at the UD Farber Box Office at 2255 Bennett St, by calling (563) 585.7469 or online at dbq.edu/heritagecenter.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Social Hour at Steeple Square

Social Hour at Steeple Square takes place the first Wednesday of each month and features, music, tours of the space and a drinks served by our “celebrity” bartenders. Each month the event will have a unique spin from the “celebrity” bartenders. All proceeds will go towards our mission at Steeple Square.