For additional information on all exhibits, visit the Pump House online by clicking the posted link.
August 18th – October 13th
New this year to Norskedalen Heritage Site (Formerly known as Skumsrud Heritage Farm) is a five acre corn maze. Opening Saturday August 18th, the corn maze is a challenge of twist, turns, and dead ends which will give visitors a good opportunity to use their navigation skills.
The corn maze will be open on weekends: Saturdays, 10am to 5pm and Sundays, noon to 5pm, beginning August 18th through October 13th
Labor Day weekend hours: Saturday, September 1st: 10am to 5pm, Sunday: noon to 5pm and Monday: 10am to 5pm. Admission is $5 per person.
August 22nd – 24th
If you’re looking for quality books and great gifts at reduced prices, stop by the hospital cafeteria on Wednesday, August 22nd, from 8:00am – 5:00pm, Thursday, August 23rd, from 7:00am – 5:00pm and Friday, August 24th from 8:00am – 12:00pm.
Thursday, August 23rd
6pm – 7pm
Annett Recital Hall, UW-L Center for the Arts
World-renowned tenor player Bill Bachman will give a free drum clinic from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, in Annett Recital Hall in the Center for the Arts, 16th and Vine streets. The clinic is free and open to the public. Bachman will be at UW-L for several days working with the Screaming Eagles Marching Band drum line helping them prepare for the upcoming season. Bachman studied percussion performance at the University of North Texas and is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music. He has played with and instructed many award-winning marching percussion groups including the UNT drum line, Cadets, Bluecoats, Blue Knights, and Carolina Crown in his 12 years touring with Drum and Bugle Corps. For more information on Bachman see: www.billbachman.net.
For more information, call 608-785-6725
Thursday, August 23rd
Social is from 4:30pm-6pm, Auction begins at 6pm
Admission is $5.00
Let’s support our 2011 Royal Family and 2006 Mrs Oktoberfest as they all participate at the YWCA Celebrity Pie Auction!
Here is a list of the celebrities that will be participating this year:
Stephanie Andresen-Stevens – Brilliant Bodywork Therapy & Skincare
Heather Armstrong – WXOW
Tom Bartig – Radisson
Debbie Brague – La Crosse Radio Group
Kathy & Jen Walker – Charlotte’s Bridal
Betty Christiansen & Diane Raaum – Coulee Region Magazine
Terry & Shelly Cowgill – Cowgill Dental
Earlamae Dahlby – 2006 Mrs O
Michelle Glaus & Brenda Sannes – Urban Roots
Mike Hayes – Midwest Family Broadcasting
Jay Lokken – Ken Riley – Bentley – Wheeler B&B
Kay Mazza – Herbergers
Elizabeth Reynolds – Pogrebas Restaurant
Bob Schmidt – Schmidty’s Retaurant
Al Trapp – UWL Foundation
2011 Oktoberfest Family
Each celebrity bakes a pie and includes incentives to bid on. It is a great fundraising event for the YWCA and a fun evening, so please join us!
Please support our Fest Family!