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Friday October 9th
-Summit Congregational Church on JFK road will be holding a Bake and Thrift Sale from 7am-1pm and again on Saturday from 8am-Noon

Saturday October 10th
-Carnegie-Stout Public Library will be holding their bi-monthly book discussion group at 1pm in the 3rd Floor Aigler Auditorium. They will be discussing Horror Fiction books. For more info, call 563-589-4225 or visit

-Hazel Green United Methodist Church will be hosting a Hog roast from 4pm-7pm in Hazel Green. Craft tent opens at 3pm and meat for the roast will be prepared by Daryl Biechler.

-The Kiwanis Club of Dubuque is sponsoring a Super 5k run/walk beginning at 9am on the Heritage Trail at Heritage Pond. Costumes are welcome and your donation will include a Shirt or Super hero cape. For more info and to register, visit
October 10th-October 11th
-22nd Annual Autumn Craft Fair at the River Ridge School in Hanover, IL. All money raised benefits the students of the River Ridge School District. For more info, call 815-858-9005.
Sunday October 11th
-Swiss Valley Nature Center Fall Chili Extravaganza from 11am-4pm at the Swiss Valley Nature Center. There will be Chili, hot dogs, beverages and more. Also, wagon rides will be offered weather permitting from Noon-4pm. Proceeds will be used toward a new live trout tank. For more info, call 563-556-6745.
-The East Dubuque Fire Department will be holding an open house/dedication of the Chief Joseph M. Heim Training Grounds. Event takes place at 201 Frentress Lake Road from 1pm-3pm.


Wednesday October 14th
-Join Holy Ghost Parish for a Fabulous Fall Supper at the HG-IC School Dickeyville Campus Gym from 4:30pm-6:30pm. Sponsored by Holy Ghost Council of Catholic Women.
-St. Patrick’s Parish in Benton WI will be hosting a Spaghetti Supper in St. Patrick’s Parish Hall from 4:30pm-7pm.


Thursday October 15th
-Join the Reach & Rise Mentoring Program at the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA at 12pm or 5:30pm. Must be 23+ years of age and RSVP by Tuesday, October 13 by calling 563-556-3371 or emailing


Friday October 16th
-Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series, Brass Transit at the John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center at 7:30pm. For more info, call 563-585-SHOW or visit
-Opening Doors Trivia Night at Clarke University starting at 5:30pm with an optional pasta buffet with trivia to follow at 7pm. To register and get more info, call 563-582-7480 or email
Saturday October 17th
-Dubuque County Master Gardeners will be hosting a hands-on workshop to help the Dubuque Arboretum with planting 1,000 daffodil bulbs from 10am-Noon at the Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Event is FREE and you can RSVP by calling 563-583-6496 or email Laura at
-Join the Walk at Bergfeld Pond and Trails in Dubuque to help fight suicide and raise awareness about mental health. The walk will take place at 9am with walkers assembling at 8am. Funds raised will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Visit for more details.


Sunday October 18th
-The 31st Annual Hillcrest Italian Luncheon at the Anna B. Lawther Academy’s Gym from 12pm-5pm. Proceeds will help buy every child living at Hillcrest a Christmas present. For more info, call 563-583-7357 ext. 290.
-Sports card show at the Dubuque Eagles Club on Century Drive from 10am-2:30pm. For more details call David at 563-583-4727.
-St. Joseph’s Parish in Sinsinawa, WI will be hosting their Annual Fall Festival and Mulligan from 11am-5pm. There will be food, a silent auction, games, cake walk, and more! Proceeds go to St. Joseph’s School.


Tuesday October 20th
-St. Paul Lutheran Church in Elizabeth, IL will be holding their all-you-can-eat Pancake Supper from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Tickets available at the door and carry outs are available. Church is located at 411 W. Catlin St in Elizabeth.


Wednesday October 21th
-Sunset Park Place will be holding a ‘Lunch and Learn’ program in the activity room in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association. They will cover ‘Healthy Habits for a Healthy You’, focusing on improving brain health. Please RSVP by October 20. For more info, call 563-583-7939.


Thursday October 22nd
-Family Beer & Liquor’s Annual Charity fall Wine tasting from 5:30pm-8pm. All proceeds benefit the March of Dimes.


Friday October 23rd
-Join Big Apple Bagels and Resources Unite for the Fill The Truck Event from 7am-5pm at Big Apple Bagels. They will be filling the truck with bottled water and you can drop off cases at Big Apple Bagels.


Saturday October 24th
-Cuba City United Methodist Church Annual Church Auction starting at 5pm at 401 South Main St in Cuba City. There will be an autographed Packer football, table runners, merchandise gift certificates, food, and more!
-Western Dubuque High School presents the Tenth Annual Halloween Hoot starting at 3pm in Epworth. There will be hay rides, witches kitchen, a costume contest, haunted house, and more!


Sunday October 25th
-St. Andrew-Thomas School Fall Festival from 11am-4pm in Potosi, WI. There will be food, a silent auction, and games! Carry outs also available.
-The University of Dubuque will be performing Alice in Wonderland at the John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center starting at 2pm. For more info, call 563-585-SHOW.
-Sons of the American Legion Benefit Breakfast at 1306 Delhi St from 8am-Noon. Proceeds to benefit the Family Readiness Group Dubuque Based Army Reserve 389th Engineering Battalion.


Wednesday October 28th
-The 29th Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender’s Seminar will be held at the Midway Best Western Hotel in Dubuque from 9:45am-3pm. To register or get more info, contact Larry at 563-583-6496 or


Sunday November 1st
-St. Donatus Catholic Church will host their 52nd Annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast from 7:30am-12:30pm at the St. Donatus Parish Center. There will also be a Country store with homemade goods and a raffle.


Saturday November 7th
-5th annual Galena Lead Rush Half Marathon starting at 9am. Interested runners can register early at or register the morning of the race. Half marathon starts at Chestnut Mountain Resort and ends along the Mississippi River at the bottom of Chestnut.
-Center Grove Church Fall auction at the Center Grove Church starting at 5pm. Auction items include: Meat, candies, crafts, and much more. For more info, visit


Sunday November 8th
-Springbrook’s Fire & Rescue Sausage-Pancake-Egg Breakfast from 7am-Noon at the Firehouse.
-St. Patrick’s Parish in Benton, WI will be hosting a Breakfast in the St. Patrick’s Parish hall from 8am-Noon.


Saturday November 21th
-The 14th Annual “An Attitude of Gratitude” dinner and auction fundraiser to benefit the Maria House and Teresa Shelter will be held at the Grand River Center from 5pm-9pm. For more info, call 563-582-7480, visit, or email Amy at


Sunday November 22nd
-Sunnycrest Manor Holiday Bazaar from 1:30pm-4pm. Silent auction bidding closes at 3:30pm. The Bazaar will be held at Sunnycrest Manor at 2375 Roosevelt St. Dubuque, IA. All proceeds go towards resident activities/special needs.




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