Upcoming Events


  • 1    Marquette Historical Church Museum Open House  240 W. Second Street, Marquette. 11am-3pm.
  • 2    Dalton Labor Day Picnic  Dalton Rod & Gun Club. Parade at 10am. Hosted by Dalton Volunteer FD, followed by water battles, chicken BBQ, and more to follow.
  • 15   28th Annual Heritage Day  Grand River Valley Museum & Train Depot, 214 E. John Street, Markesan. 1-5pm
  • 15   Manchester Rod & Gun Club Fall Picnic  Pork chop dinners served starting at 11am.
  • 28   Grand River Valley Museum & Train Depot closes for the season. Markesan 1-4pm.


  • 12   Harmony Kings: Evening of Barbershop Harmony Markesan Middle School, 7pm.
  • 16   Kingston American Legion Spaghetti/Lasagna Dinner Kingston Legion Hall, 4-8pm.
  • 27   Kingston Lions Chicken BBQ and Kingston Lioness Pie & Ice Cream Social Kingston Legion Hall, 11am-1:30pm.
  • 31   Markesan Area Chamber of Commerce Downtown Trick-or-Treat 3:30-4:30pm.
  • 31   Markesan Kiwanis Halloween Party 150 Bridge Street, Markesan. 4:30-5:30pm.
  • 31   Markesan Trick-or-Treat 5:30-7:30. Additional area community trick-or-treat hours TBA.


  • TBA Kingston Lions Annual Deer Hide Collection to benefit Lions Camp Contact a Lions member for drop off location or see Markesan Regional Reporter for more information.
  • 3   Markesan Fire Department's Fall Country Style Breakfast Markesan Elementary School 7am - 12:30pm.
  • 9   Soldiers Story Fairwater Historical Society, 106 Main Street, Fairwater. 1pm.
  • 10   Markesan American Legion & Auxiliary Veterans Day Dinner Markesan Legion Hall, N. Bridge Street, Markesan. 1pm.
  • 11   Veterans Day Observance Markesan High School. 10:30am.
  • 22 & 23   17th Annual homespun Holidays Hosted by Markesan Chamber of Commerce. Markesan Elementary School. Friday, 5-8pm. Saturday, 8:30am-2pm.


  • 1   Old Fashioned School Christmas Program Fairwater Civic Center. 1:30pm
  • 6   Santa Claus Visits Markesan State Bank. N. Bridge Street, Downtown Markesan, 3-5pm
  • 7   Markesan American Legion & Auxiliary Lasagna Dinner in Honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Markesan Legion Hall, N. Bridge Street. 4-7pm
  • 14   Kingston Lions Christmas Cash Contact a Kingston Lions member for tickets. Location TBA. 1-3pm.