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Take a Fall Color Tour Now!

The leaves are falling, so take your family on an Autumn color cruise! An excellent fall color tour is the Upper Mississippi River Valley, where tall limestone and sandstone bluffs are painted with amber, yellow, golden and orange hues. This is a gorgeous drive with the river on one side of the road and the wooded bluffs on the other. Explore nearly 250 miles of the Wisconsin west border amidst over 30 picturesque river towns, parks, wilderness areas and historical storefronts. The Mississippi River is also a main corridor for migrating birds. Begin in Dickeyville in the south at the junction of US 61 and US 151, and follow along the western edge of the state all the way to Prescott! There's always something to do Around Wisconsin!

October in Wisconsin

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Cave of the Mounds | Weggy Winery Fall Colors | Cave Tour | Hilltop Pumpkin Party
Hunting Moon Pow Wow | Medford Harvest Days | Water Street | UFO Day & Parade

The Cave is Open Year 'Round & Feels Warm in Winter

Cave of the Mounds

Hollow-een at Cave of the Mounds - National Natural Landmark! Don't be afraid of the dark - join us October 24 & 25th and October 29th - November 1 for an especially Happy Hollow-een! Free Gemstone & Fossil treats await costumed youngsters wandering the hollows of the Cave! This family event offers seasonal crafts by firelight in our beautiful Visitor Center or Meander the Scavenger Hike on Saturday & Sunday. Falconry Talks Friday & Saturday, flying demonstrations at our Historic Barn Discovery Center. Tours Daily Year 'Round.

For more information, call 608-437-3038 or visit

Enjoy Fall Colors at Weggy Winery & Oak Ridge Vineyard

Trick or Treat

Come Spend an afternoon at Weggy Winery & Oak Ridge Vineyard.
Only two weeks left to enjoy our outdoor tours, however our Winery is always open and wine sampling is available year-round. Narrated tram tours on Saturdays and Sundays of our 20 acres of grapes and other fruits. Samplings of all 22 wines grown and produced on the property are available, including flavors from robust reds to light and fruity whites. And don't forget to visit Alliant Expo Center in Madison this weekend for the Madison Food and Wine Show!
Weggy Winery, 30940 Oak Ridge Road, Muscoda, WI 53573.

For more information call us at (608) 647-6600 or visit here

Halloween Candlelight Cave Tour

Trick or Treat

October 23rd & 24th, 2009 Chilton
Family-oriented evening to visit Ledge View's trails and caves by candlelight and meet some unusual personalities with strange stories. The tour is educational rather than scary, with the focus on education, not fright. Minimum recommended age is 5 years old with parent. Wear old clothes: you may get dirty. Caves are accessed by stairs and ladders. Tours will depart every half hour. No reservations taken. The event is a fundraiser. Ledge View Nature Center, W2348 Short Road. Event starts at 6:00PM and ends at 8:30PM.

For more information call (920) 849-7094 or visit here

Hilltop Fall Pumpkin Party

Pumpkin Party

October 24th, 2009 Hudson
Entertainment, food vendors, demonstrations, a free pumpkin with a non-perishable food shelf donation while supplies last for all children(while supplies last), face painting, Jumping Castle, hay rides, trolley rides, children and pet costume contest, a petting zoo, fire department & paramedics demos, community business information and more. Main activities are at the Plaza 94 shopping center on Coulee Road. Plaza 94 Shopping Center. Free family event, rain or shine. Event starts at 10:00AM.

For more information call (800) 657-6775 or visit here

5th Annual Hunting Moon Pow Wow

Trick or Treat

October 23rd thru 25th, 2009 Milwaukee
Celebrate Native American culture and traditions at this annual Pow-Wow sponsored by the Forest County Potawatomi. A pow wow session begins with the Grand Entry, during which all the dancers line up by dance style and age. This competition Pow Wow will feature Native American dancers and drums. Exhibitors will sell Native American jewelry, crafts, and ethnic foods. Fri doors open 3PM; Sat & Sun doors open 10AM. Held at Potawatomi Bingo Casino, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Free admission. Parking is free for all participants and guests.

For more information call 800-PAYSBIG or visit here

Medford - Harvest Days

Trick or Treat

October 30th thru November 1st, 2009 Medford
Saturday: 10AM – 5k/10k Run/Walk & Children’s Dash, 10:30AM – Starts, 9AM – 3PM – Craft Show at the Chamber Office, 10AM – Noon – Pumpkin Craft at the Library. Also a Harvest Days Hike, Cranberry & Chili Cook Off Contest, Friendly Feud and lots of great food and refreshments. Don't miss the Fastor Pastor Race Sunday at 1PM! A Craft show and Dance be held downtown along with a Harvest Days parade, Sunday at 2PM. Trick or Treating following the parade until 5PM in the city of Medford.

For more information call (715) 748-4729

Trick Or Treat On Water Street

Trick or Treat

October 30th, 2009 Prairie Du Sac
Don't miss this! Bring your children to the twin villages along the Wisconsin River for a family safe trick or treating experience. Businesses along Water Street will stay open late to treat youngsters. The Pumpkin Junction in Sauk City's Historic Park features multiple business trick or treat "porches". Children will receive free trick or treat bags. There will also be a free shuttle bus between the downtown areas of Prairie du Sac and Sauk City. Downtown. Make sure you stop by with the kids for a great time! Event starts at 4:00PM and ends at 7:00PM.

For more information call (800) 683-2453

Belleville - UFO Day and Parade

Trick or Treat

October 31st, 2009 Belleville
What goes on in this little burg on the last Saturday in October? There are Aliens everywhere you look! Even a UFO Parade at 1:30PM with candy actually flying through the air! We will never know exactly what police officers Glen Kazmar & Jeff Furseth saw on January 16th 1987, but it made Belleville the UFO Capitol of the World. Come out for a fun-packed day that has something for everyone! There will be a Craft Fair, Fun Run, Parade, beer tent, Pet Costume contest, Forbidden Forest Haunted Trail, and Kid's Games. Library Park.

For more information call (608) 424-6009

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