It’s that time of year again where the kids are starting to get ready to go back to school, the sweatshirts are being pulled out and the leaves will be turning their vibrant colors all too soon. Just because summer is slowly coming to a close, doesn’t mean that the fun should stop. There are some great up-coming events to enjoy for all ages in the Fall season.
If you’re a pet lover, then you’ll want to go to the Webster High school at 10:00 a.m. on August 30th for the Burnett County’s Human Society dog show! Want to enter your dog in the show? Contact the Burnett County Human Society for information on how to show off your beloved pet. All proceeds benefit the Human Society in support of the animals at the shelter.
The Voyager Village Arts and Crafts show is August 30-31st, located at the Voyager Village Community Center. Come browse some talented artists work from photography, to woodworking, to jewelry making and food expertise! There’s a little something for everyone to enjoy and admission is free!
Didn’t get enough wild rice pancakes over the Fourth of July? Then it’s time to head over to Fort Folle Avoine Historical Park on August 31st from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, eggs and beverages!
Crex Meadows is beautiful when the leaves start to change colors. On September 13th from 10:00 a.m. to noon, join the Crex Photography Club and learn more about digital photography while exploring the beautiful outdoors and wildlife of Crex Meadows.
Always wanted to learn how to bow hunt and get that trophy buck? Crex Meadows is offering a bow hunting class on September 19th and 20th. Gain the skills of a true hunter and take it to the woods. Time of event is still to be determined.
Head over to Yourchucks just outside of Siren for the Harvest of Cars event on September 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. featuring classic cars! From 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. there will also be wine and beer tasting, music and a food booth. Grab a drink and explore some great history within classic cars.
On October 4th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tesora Restaurant in Siren will be hosting the Jordan Buck Centennial Extravaganza Banquet. For $35, this includes buffet dinner, special music performance by Sonny Winberg, the presentation of the Jordan Buck Kinetic Sculpture and the chance to win a 1914 Winchester Rifle .25-20 caliber drawing!
If you enjoy sewing quilts or simply like wrapping up in them, then go over to Webster High school on October 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Check out some talented quilters while gaining quilting skills through demonstrations and special exhibits. A quilt raffle and silent auction will also be present the day of the event.
Who doesn’t love a good bowl of chili? On October 11th from 6 – 9 p.m, the Jackson Fire Hall on the corner of county highways A and C will be hosting their 12th annual chili cook off. For just $5, get your fill of chili tasting of area contestant’s chili recipes. Chili awards will be given as well as a sportsmans’ raffle. – Billie Ingalls