Sunday, Sept. 15

A fall festival dinner and raffle will be held St. Joseph Catholic Church, 590 S. Saint Joseph Circle, Edgerton, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dinner includes a choice of prime rib or chicken cordon bleu, potato, salad, homemade pie and beverage for $11. A kids’ meal of chicken strips, tater tots and applesauce is available for $2. No charge for kids 5 and younger.

Monday, Sept. 16

Hidden in Plain Sight, 6-7:30 p.m. Milton Public Library. A prevention specialist will show how to spot possible substance use and the Southwest Alliance for Tobacco Prevention will discuss vaping. Presented by Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change and the Milton Youth Coalition. Adults only. Register by calling the library at 608-868-7462.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Family Fun Day, 1-4 p.m. at the Milton Area Youth Center, 237 Vernal Ave. Food, music, games, MAYC tours, free haircuts for kids, door prizes and more. (608) 201-1169.

Twilight Tours of the Milton House, 18 S. Janesville St., hosted by Milton House Museum and Northleaf Winery, 6:30-10 p.m. Experience the Milton House Inn as a traveler in 1854. This year’s guided re-enactment tour features a new story and a new tour route. Tour is $8 and parental discretion is advised for anyone younger than 13. Wine and chocolate tastings are $10 per person. Anyone with vision or mobility issues should contact the Milton House to arrange accommodations. (608) 868-7772.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Old Farm Country Cookbook author Susan Apps-Bodilly will visit the Milton Public Library, 430 E. High St., from 1-2 p.m. She will talk about her writing process and share recipes. Visit for more information. (608) 868-7462.

Paranormal investigation will take place at Main Hall, 513 College St., with the Society for Anomalous Studies. Join the team for a hands-on investigation. Proceeds benefit the Milton College Preservation Society. Event not appropriate for children. Teens 15 and up may attend if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Originally built in 1854, Main Hall may not be accessible for people with mobility issues. (608) 868-2354.

Monday, Sept. 30

”Drive-In” Movie at the Milton Public Library 6-7:30 p.m. For families with children ages 8 and under. Use cardboard boxes, tape, plates, markers and other craft supplies to engineer a “car” that you’ll sit in while you watch a short movie. Snacks, boxes, and craft supplies will be provided. Call the library to register. (608) 868-7462.

Sunday, Oct. 6

Pumpkin Fest at The Gathering Place, 715 Campus St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Includes games for kids and parents, crafts, pumpkin carving. Lunch (hot dogs and sloppy joes) and dessert available. Costume parade at 12:30 p.m. Pumpkin launch at 1 p.m. Rain or Shine. (608) 868-3500.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Prairie Seed Collection 10 a.m.-noon Milton Crossridge Park (near Parker YMCA). Help collect prairie seed to plant on your property or around the city for beautification and to reduce mowing costs.

Hocus, Pocus and “Boos” at the Milton House Stable, 7– 9:30 p.m. For ages 21 and older. Enjoy “Witches Brew” while you watch the classic Halloween film shown in the Milton House Stable. Guests are asked to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets for the show. Seating in the stable is limited, tickets must be purchased in advance. (608) 868-7772.


Storytime for ages 4 and younger 10:30-11 a.m. at the Milton Public Library. Includes stories, finger plays and rhymes.

Second Tuesday

Milton Lions Club — Meets at 6 p.m. Location varies. For more information, go to

Second Saturday

Clothing exchange — Moms on a Mission Exchange invites you to bring a bag of clothes, take a bag or more 1-3 p.m. at Milton United Methodist Church, 241 Northside Drive.

Last Saturday

The Open Table — Milton United Methodist Church, 241 Northside Drive. Free community meal, open to everyone, begins at 4 p.m.


Optimist Club — “Virtual” club connects through the internet. Find the Optimist Club of Milton on Facebook.

If your organization or nonprofit has an event, email the Milton Courier at Include “Calendar” in the subject of your email.

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