Get our 10 Day Arts & Culture Calendar!  THE NEXT TEN DAYS In La Crosse, WI –

Our calendar has stockcar races to wine tastings, baseball games to theatre showtimes, this is your place to find something to do for a night of fun with your friends or plan a week-long family getaway. Any time of day, any time of year, La Crosse is full of exciting opportunities for learning, exploration, and entertainment. 

Sep 21 – Sep 24 all-day McDonald's
McDonald’s Grand Re-Opening McDonald’s on George Street will be having their Grand Re-Opening Weekend starting on Thursday September 21st! Join us for a weekend full of food specials and family activities! Schedule of Activities: Thursday[...]
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 23 @ 10:00 pm Goose Island County Park
Goosebumps Run/Walk The Goosebumps 6/24 Hour Run/Walk is an exciting, fun, and unique fundraiser put on every year by the Local Lupus Alliance. The organization’s purpose is to help grow awareness and to assist local[...]
Sep 23 all-day Dregne's Scandinavian Gifts
42nd Anniversary Sale at Dregne’s Scandinavian Gifts Your shopping experience at Dregne’s Scandinavian Gifts will be a revelation of Norway’s most treasured gift lines in one location. Over 40 years of tradition has been to[...]
Sep 23 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am Kinstone
Autumnal Equinox Observance Come experience the Autumnal Equinox sunrise as we gather in the center of The Three Witnesses sculpture at Kinstone. Given fair weather and clear skies, we will watch the sun as it[...]
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Cameron Park
Cameron Park Market, located in the heart of downtown La Crosse, offers a unique mix of produce, flowers, baked goods, meats, dairy, canned goods, other food, crafts, art, and also features free live music, and[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Martha Buche  //  Turn the work of the bees – their wax – into candles to light your way! Come join in the meditative practice of candle dipping and pouring. This[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Jordan Bendel  //  In this class, instructor Jordan will discuss how to check the general health of your hives and how to prepare them for winter. The class will participate in[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Connie Alderden  //  In this class, students will learn basic basketry techniques while weaving their own cracker basket. A cracker basket is an open weave bottom basket that incorporates sea grass[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm La Crosse Library
Join the Hillview Urban Agriculture Center and the La Crosse Public Library for a celebration of the wonderful flavor combination of garlic and tomato. Get some free organic garlic bulbs, taste a wide variety of heirloom and[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Trailhead Park at the Houston Nature Center
Taste of the Trail This fun family event was started by the Root River Trail Towns organization as a way to celebrate the Root River Bike Trail by featuring the small river valley towns it[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am La Crosse County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Historic Trolley Tours 2017 The Historic trolley tour will run most Thursday, Friday & Saturdays at 10:30am from June 2 – September 23, 2017. It will continue on most Fridays and Saturdays through October 21,[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am International Owl Center
Flying Owl Program Experience the whoosh of an owl’s wings as it flies back to its perch at the conclusion of the program. Program topics vary based on audience interest, but options include a game[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am Chaseburg Village Park- Chaseburg, Wi
Come join us on Saturday, September 23, 2017 for our 12th annual Sole Burner event! (Previously known as ACS Run/Walk of Chaseburg) Registration will be at 11 AM with the “Best Ever Chicken” being served[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Driftless Folk School Campus
REGISTER HERE  //  Instructor: Bjorn Bergman  //  Mead, an alcoholic beverage made with honey and water, is a traditional beverage made popular by the Vikings and Nordic culture. In this class, learn the art and[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Take a tour of La Crosse’s first and best La Crosse craft brewery – Pearl Street Brewery. Located in the historic La Crosse Footwear building on Saint Andrew Street, learn why the name is Pearl[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm Creative Canvas & Board
Create Your Own Board Class Join us as an instructor walks you through creating a unique piece of art. Multiple sizes and many stencils to choose from. Custom stencils available. No experience required. Visit the[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm Branches Winery
Wine Tasting & Wood Fired Pizza Award winning wine, warm smiles, wood-fired pizzas, a luscious vineyard, and stunning Driftless views await you at this quiet country winery. Free wine tasting. Just 25 scenic minutes southeast[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Take a free guided tour of the beautiful Shrine Church located at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on La Crosse’s South Side. Anthony Visco, the Shrine’s main commissioned artist, referred to the completed[...]
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Deep Roots Community Farm
Fall Festival on the Farm This is a family friendly event which raises money for educational GROW La Crosse farm camps and school gardens in the La Crosse area. GROW’s mission is to connect children[...]
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm International Owl Center
Flying Owl Program Program topics vary based on audience interest, but options include a game show, building an owl, learning to identify owls by shape and sound, owl pellets, and learning about owls in lore[...]
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
University of Wisconsin La Crosse Football vs Carroll University (Wis.) http://www.uwlathletics.com/calendar.aspx?id=3879
Sep 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm International Owl Center
Flying Owl Program Program topics vary based on audience interest, but options include a game show, building an owl, learning to identify owls by shape and sound, owl pellets, and learning about owls in lore[...]
Sep 23 @ 4:45 pm – 9:45 pm FSPA Villa, St. Joseph
Garden Tour, Hike, & Stargazing at Franciscan Sister’s Villa Mississippi Valley Conservancy’s annual family-friendly tour of gardens and stars at the Villa at St. Joseph’s Ridge. This is your chance to get a rare glimpse[...]
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Generous Earth Pottery
Saturday Night Special Want to try your hands at the Pottery Wheel? Saturday Nights we open our studio for anyone ages 8 and older to try their hands at making pottery with us We offer[...]
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm Creative Canvas and Board
The Marsh Painting Class Bring the marshes of La Crosse to life in this instructor led class! No experience is required for this fun, stress free environment. Beverages are available for purchase from our Art[...]
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery M (Janet Mootz Photo)
Women & Home Weatherization It’s never too soon to start planning for the long Mid-Western winters. Learn how to save money this year by learning basic winter home maintenance and weatherization tricks. There is never[...]
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Kinstone
Autumnal Equinox Sunset Gathering & Catching of Sun Join us to celebrate the passing of the seasons from Summer to Autum! First we will gather in the large stone circle for about 30 minutes. We will[...]
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Wine Guyz
Live Music: Roger Wendover Make sure to head to the Wine Guyz on Saturday, September 23rd. Roger joins us again with his soulful acoustic groove. Learn more about the Wine Guyz at https://wineguyz.com/
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm The Muse Theatre
Girl’s Night Out at The Muse Theatre Comedy Duo Marsha Rubinelli and Sue Ann Davis-Mitley try to relive their younger days. Learn more about showings at the Muse at https://www.facebook.com/themusetheatrelacrosse/
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm Weber Center for the Performing Arts
La Crosse Community Theatre: The Music Man La Crosse Community Theatre opens their 2017-2018 season with Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, the story of fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of[...]
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm Cavalier Theater Alley Stage
The Cavalier Theater Alley Stage Summer Series Showcase Presents: Floyd Turbo Barely Losing The Phantom Dream Dead Henry A diverse range of original local and regional musical talents will be scheduled throughout the summer on[...]
Sep 23 @ 9:00 pm The Root Note
PHO at The Root Note The youthful PHO has been proving their funky prowess to the national music scene with a powerful live show that leaves crowds in awe. They’ve achieved this stature alongside big[...]
Sep 24 all-day
A semi-annual juried exhibition of paintings and sculpture by America’s best contemporary marine artists. This special two-gallery exhibition features more than 100 works of art.
Sep 24 all-day
Tri-Quest Run Bike Golf 2017 sponsored by The Insurance Center Run 5k, bike 33k and golf 18 holes…all in the same day! Do all three or choose one as part of a 3-person relay team.[...]
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am Drugan's Castle Mound
Tri-Quest Run Bike Golf 2017 sponsored by The Insurance Center Run 5k, bike 33k and golf 18 holes…all in the same day! Do all three or choose one as part of a 3-person relay team.[...]
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am International Owl Center
Flying Owl Program Experience the whoosh of an owl’s wings as it flies back to its perch at the conclusion of the program. Program topics vary based on audience interest, but options include a game[...]
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Castlerock Museum
From Forest to Furniture at Castlerock On Sunday, September 24th from 12-4pm, Thomas Latane and Derek Olson will demonstrate medieval hand powered construction technology starting with a tree at Castlerock Museum in Alma. The goal[...]
Sep 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join in a special activity every Sunday at 12:30 and 3:00 pm. FREE with museum admission
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm Kinstone Megalithic Garden
Kinstone Guided Tour $5/person, paid at the gate; no registration required! This is a weekly tour on Sundays at 1pm from May1 – Oct 31. An intriguing and informational guided tour is available every Sunday beginning[...]
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Branches Winery
Wine Tasting & Wood Fired Pizza Award winning wine, warm smiles, wood-fired pizzas, a luscious vineyard, and stunning Driftless views await you at this quiet country winery. Free wine tasting. Just 25 scenic minutes southeast[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm Creative Canvas and Board
3 Black Cats Canvas Painting Class Join us for a relaxing Sunday afternoon while we paint 3 Black Cats just in time for Halloween. This fun painting is great for the whole family! Our instructor[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm International Owl Center
Flying Owl Program Program topics vary based on audience interest, but options include a game show, building an owl, learning to identify owls by shape and sound, owl pellets, and learning about owls in lore[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm Weber Center for the Performing Arts
La Crosse Community Theatre: The Music Man La Crosse Community Theatre opens their 2017-2018 season with Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, the story of fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm Norskedalen Nature & Heritage Center
Sometimes on a Sunday The Wisconsin Heritage Language Project. Immigrants bring not only their families and traditions, but also their languages with them. The Wisconsin Heritage Language Outreach Group works to understand how heritage language[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:30 pm Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Take a free guided tour of the beautiful Shrine Church located at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on La Crosse’s South Side. Anthony Visco, the Shrine’s main commissioned artist, referred to the completed[...]
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Trinity United Church Grounds
Mormon Coulee Autumn Bash We are located off highway 14/61 in Mormon Coulee. A get to know your neighbor autumn party with live music by Prairie Smoke, a bounce house, balloon animals fun games and[...]
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join in a special activity every Sunday at 12:30 and 3:00 pm. FREE with museum admission.
Sep 24 @ 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm Fayze's Restaurant
FREE bakery treat with purchase of dinner entree, every Sunday evening, 3:30pm to close.
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Chamant Hotel
Rooftop Industry Nights Hey all you hospitality industry folks! We want to say thank you for all the hard work you do to ensure our locals and visitors have a great time when in La[...]
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm North End of Riverside Park (Explore La Crosse building)
The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour Offered June through September, 2017 – Sunday through Thursday Nights at 7:30pm & 9:00pm Cost of tour is $10 per person with part of the proceeds benefit La[...]
Sep 24 @ 9:00 pm North end of Riverside Park (Explore La Crosse Building)
The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour Offered June through September, 2017 – Sunday through Thursday Nights at 7:30pm & 9:00pm Cost of tour is $10 per person with part of the proceeds benefit La[...]
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm All Glazed Up!
Senior Discount Day for Pottery Painting All Glazed Up! is a fun and inviting place for anyone to come in, spend some time and create. We offer Paint Your Own Pottery, Jewelry and Fused Glass,[...]
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am International Owl Center
Flying Owl Program Experience the whoosh of an owl’s wings as it flies back to its perch at the conclusion of the program. Program topics vary based on audience interest, but options include a game[...]
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Branches Winery
Sip Local! Wine Tasting at Branches Visit this charming, estate winery in the heart of the Coulee Region to taste award-winning wines. Tasting Room is wrapped in vineyard views and also offers appetizers and craft beers. Just[...]
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Take a free guided tour of the beautiful Shrine Church located at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on La Crosse’s South Side. Anthony Visco, the Shrine’s main commissioned artist, referred to the completed[...]
Sep 25 @ 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm Fayze's Restaurant
Kids Eat Free at Fayze’s on Monday evenings! One free kid’s meal with each adult meal purchased, 3:30pm to close.
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm South Community Library
Help us kick off Banned Books Week with a family read-in! Find a comfy spot to read from your favorite historically banned or challenged children’s book, and participate in activities that celebrate your right to[...]
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Creative Canvas and Board
Kid’s Art Club Silly Monster Canvas Painting Our instructor will lead the kiddos step by step how to paint the “Silly Monster” All supplies including a 8x10 canvas! Just in time to hang up for[...]
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Creative Canvas and Board
Kids Art Club Canvas Painting Silly Monster Join us for this fun silly monster painting! Great decoration for Halloween and just in general. The kids love to paint this silly guy, we will instruct them[...]
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a fun, no pressure 3-7 mile run from Grand Bluff Running. All ages and abilities welcome!
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm The Pump House
Alabama Story is a play about books, censorship, race, and the American South of 1959. Written in 2015 by Kenneth Jones, it was inspired by true events when an innocent children’s book written by Garth[...]
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm North End of Riverside Park (Explore La Crosse building)
The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour Offered June through September, 2017 – Sunday through Thursday Nights at 7:30pm & 9:00pm Cost of tour is $10 per person with part of the proceeds benefit La[...]
Sep 25 @ 9:00 pm North end of Riverside Park (Explore La Crosse Building)
The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour Offered June through September, 2017 – Sunday through Thursday Nights at 7:30pm & 9:00pm Cost of tour is $10 per person with part of the proceeds benefit La[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm All Glazed Up!
20% off for college students with ID (valid on pottery and glass purchases $10 and above, student’s pieces only).
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm All Glazed Up!
College Students Discount Day for Pottery Painting All Glazed Up! is a fun and inviting place for anyone to come in, spend some time and create. We offer Paint Your Own Pottery, Jewelry and Fused[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Students preschool through grad school are welcome to enjoy the Minnesota Marine Art Museum for free every Tuesday thanks to the support of Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm La Crosse Public Library
The League of Women Voters of the La Crosse Area is proud to participate in National Voter Registration Day. Members of the local League will be registering voters at La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm La Crosse Center- South Hall B
LHI Hiring Event On-Site Interviews LHI is Hiring for Part Time and Full Time positions! Call or Email to Schedule Your Interview: 608-782-0404 Ext.54729. awahl@logisticshealth.com Walk-In’s Welcome!! Tuesday September 26th from 10-3pm La Crosse Center[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join Spanish teacher Jennifer Brunk as she shares the language and culture of Spanish-speaking countries with our families though activities, songs, stories, and crafts. For ages 1-7 with adult. FREE with admission.
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Take a free guided tour of the beautiful Shrine Church located at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on La Crosse’s South Side. Anthony Visco, the Shrine’s main commissioned artist, referred to the completed[...]
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Fayze's Restaurant
HALF PRICE TAP BEERS at Fayze’s on Tuesday evenings. 3:30pm to close. Includes local Pearl Street Brewery taps!
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm South Community Library
The League of Women Voters of the La Crosse Area is proud to participate in National Voter Registration Day. Members of the local League will be registering voters at La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main[...]
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Support La Crosse’s oldest and fastest growing craft brewery! Come see where your favorite local beer is made, bottled and kegged. Bring your friends and play some games, relax and appreciate a good brew. Cheers!
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Le Chateau
Date Night at Le Chateau Don’t know what to do on a Tuesday? We’ve got you covered, ‘Date Night at Le Chateau’! Three course tasting menu for 2 only $55. Note: Repeats every Tuesday Visit[...]
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm People's Food Co-op
Homegrown garlic: The perfect crop for fall planting Garlic is a star as a medicinal herb and culinary delight. Why buy it, when you can grow excellent garlic right here in the Driftless Region? Pat[...]
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm 3310 UWL Student Union
Rent Smart Keeping contracts and policies in mind when making a rental agreement. Know your rights as a tenant and how to handle money matters with roommates. Free Pizza. Learn more at https://www.uwlax.edu/it-makes-cents/
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm North End of Riverside Park (Explore La Crosse building)
The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour Offered June through September, 2017 – Sunday through Thursday Nights at 7:30pm & 9:00pm Cost of tour is $10 per person with part of the proceeds benefit La[...]
Sep 26 @ 9:00 pm North end of Riverside Park (Explore La Crosse Building)
The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour Offered June through September, 2017 – Sunday through Thursday Nights at 7:30pm & 9:00pm Cost of tour is $10 per person with part of the proceeds benefit La[...]
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm All Glazed Up!
10% off All Paint Your Own Pottery Banks All of our Banks are on sale today for 10% off! Come and get creative with us and save a little money on a bank to save[...]
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Experience hands-on activities for families to explore, invent, create, and imagine. For ages 1-7 with adult. FREE with admission
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm The Center of Chiropractic and Signature Massage
Get Well, Stay Well The class is informational and will make a huge difference in the enjoyment of your life and in the lives of your family. Learn how to care for family or yourself[...]
Sep 27 @ 1:30 pm Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Take a free guided tour of the beautiful Shrine Church located at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on La Crosse’s South Side. Anthony Visco, the Shrine’s main commissioned artist, referred to the completed[...]
Sep 27 @ 3:30 pm – 10:00 pm Fayze's Restaurant
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY Wednesday & Friday Evenings Perch, Cod, and Tilapia Available 3:30pm until close
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ride your bicycle to the brewery, get a FREE beer every Wednesday! Tasting room hours: 4p – 8p
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Center of Chiropractic and Signature Massage
Get Well, Stay Well The class is informational and will make a huge difference in the enjoyment of your life and in the lives of your family. Learn how to care for family or yourself[...]
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm SUTRA global imports
Psychic Exploration with Melissa Divine September 6, 13, 27 6-8pm (A 3-part series) This psychic development workshop is suited for all skills, abilities, and experience levels as long as you are compassionate and open-minded. The[...]
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm La Crosse Public Library
Join FilmFreaks in the La Crosse Public Library auditorium every Wednesday evening from September 20-October 11. In anticipation of Halloween, this month our theme is “Quiet Horror.” Free popcorn! On September 27, we’ll be screening[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Pump House Regional Arts Center
Banned Books Cabaret The La Crosse Public Library and UW-La Crosse’s Murphy Library present “Banned Books Cabaret” Join us for an evening celebrating the power of words, and the freedom to read what we choose,[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Pump House
To celebrate our freedom to read, this week is Banned Books Week. UWL’s Murphy Library and the La Crosse Public Library will be co-hosting a new event called Banned Books Cabaret, where the public can[...]
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm North End of Riverside Park (Explore La Crosse building)
The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour Offered June through September, 2017 – Sunday through Thursday Nights at 7:30pm & 9:00pm Cost of tour is $10 per person with part of the proceeds benefit La[...]
Sep 27 @ 9:00 pm North end of Riverside Park (Explore La Crosse Building)
The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour Offered June through September, 2017 – Sunday through Thursday Nights at 7:30pm & 9:00pm Cost of tour is $10 per person with part of the proceeds benefit La[...]
Sep 28 – Oct 1 all-day Southside Oktoberfest Grounds
Join us for the 57th Annual celebration of Oktoberfest in La Crosse, WI!  ”Prost to the Midwest Coast” will be our theme for 2017 and we are looking forward to continuing our longstanding tradition of[...]