July 30-Aug. 1 - Scandinavia Corn Roast: 110 Industrial Park Dr., Scandinavia. Visit www.scandinaviacornroast.com for complete schedule of events each day.
July 31 - 10th Annual Pork & Corn Dinner: 4-7 p.m., Morris Town Hall, W15320 Berg Road, Tigerton, WI 54486. All you can eat: $12 for adults, $6 for kids 10 and under. Raffle and door prizes available. The event is sponsored by the Embarrass River Lions Club. More information: Call 715-326-0369 or 715-535-2775.
August 1 - St. Adalbert Picnic: Outdoor Mass at 10:30 a.m., Battle of the Bands with New Polish Sounds & Cynor Classic Polka Show from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Bingo at 1 p.m., and Raffle drawing at 7:30 p.m. Concession stand, kids games, cherry tree, 50/50 game, Packer basket raffle, mini raffle, horseshoe tournament, farmers market & bake sale. Saint Adalbert Parish, 3305 St. Adalbert Road, Rosholt.
August 6 - Bowler Bash: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Care Show & Craft Show at Bowler Area Historical Society, 104 E Main Street, Bowler.
August 15 - MAVFP Big Cup Golf Scramble: Cedar Springs, E7005 Cedar Springs Road, Manawa. $60 per golfer (includes 18 holes, cart, dinner, hole prizes), $20 per non-golfer (includes meal). All proceeds benefit the Manawa Area Veterans Freedom Park. Book your space by calling John Smith at 920-284-2782 or Cedar Springs at 920-596-2905 by Aug. 9.
August 15 - Sacred Heart Church Picnic: Mass starts at 10 a.m., followed by a chicken and beef meatball dinner from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. CW Model A Club will be giving "A ride back in Time" rides from 12-3 p.m. The Cynor Classics and the EZ Tones will provide music from 12-7 p.m. Other activities will include food and refreshments, ice cream parlor, cherry tree, country store, bingo, basket and mini raffles, children's games, Saturday and Sunday softball tournament, Sunday horseshoe tournament, corn hole tournament, and a $6,300 Cash Raffle drawing at 7 p.m. More information: Call 715-592-4221.
August 17 - Second Tuesday Concerts: 6-8 p.m. Free outdoor concert featuring the Drovers. Bring chairs, a picnic supper or snacks and beverages to enjoy. Concert will be held at Art Park in Wittenberg. In case of rain, concerts will be held inside the WOWSPACE.
August 26-28 - 11th Annual Bluegrass in the Pines Festival: Show starts at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26 and noon on Friday & Saturday, Aug. 27-28, Rosholt Fair Park, North Main Street, Rosholt. More information: Call 715-884-6996.
August 27-29 - 55th Annual Tigerton Lumberjack Days: Friday - Bean Bag Tournament (Information: Angie Willman 715-881-0815), Saturday - Strongman/Woman Contest, Free Corn Roast, Lumberjack Princess, Kids Bike Giveaway, Kids Activities, Bean Bag Tournament), Live Music, Sunday - Parade, Kids Activities, Lumberjack Contest, Live Music, and $1,000 Prize Raffle. All proceeds support the Tigerton Community. To donate, volunteer or have questions, call Diane Koepke at Premier Community Bank 715-535-3300 or Wally Breitenfeldt 715-459-6115.
September 3-6 - Portage County Fair: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. each day, Rosholt Fair Grounds, 186 Forest Street, Rosholt. Headliners: Friday-Texxas (5 p.m.) & Grand Union (9 p.m.), Saturday-Turning Point (1 p.m.), Double Tap (5 p.m.), Richrath Project 3:13 (9 p.m.), Sunday-Maroszek Brothers (1 p.m.), Slab Band (5 p.m.), Whiskey & Lace (9 p.m.), Monday-The Drovers (1 p.m.). Parade on Saturday at noon. Demo derby on Monday at 1 p.m.
September 25 - Taste of Tigerton Applefest: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tigerton Legion Park.
October 2 - Iola-Scandinavia Fall Gift and Craft Show: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Iola Historical Society, 210 Depot Street, Iola. More information: Call 715-445-5505.
October 2 - Lost Arts Fest: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 210 Deport Street, Iola. More information: Call 715-445-4652.
October 2 - Taste of Norway: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 210 Deport Street, Iola. More information: Call 715-445-7154 ext. 45465.
October 16 - Lutefisk Supper, Norwegian Bake Sale & Craft Sale: 12:30-6:30 p.m., Northland Lutheran Church, N9880 State Road 49, Iola. Tickets: $14 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and free for those 5 and under. More information: Call 715-445-2956.