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Downtown Wine Walk

This event is open to anyone age 21 or older. The Wine Walk will offer wine and appetizers at participating downtown businesses. Tickets are $30 and available at: www.columbuswichamber.com. There is a limited number of tickets available.

Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting

Enjoy local business and organization parade entries and see Santa riding our very own fire truck. The parade starts at the Columbus Elementary School and proceeds down Dickason Blvd. and back. The tree lighting will take place at the Library following the parade.

Books and Beer

You’re invited to join the discussion at a different kind of book club where we get to MEET the author and ask them direct questions about their story, inspiration, writing process and so much more in a fun, casual environment. September — The House on Ludington Street by Susan L. Pare October 17— Enemy Within…
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Meet and Greet with Hady Diallo: “Nieggri in Moscow: My Life as a Foreign Student in USSR”

In his first book, Mr. Diallo takes the reader through his incredible six-year journey to the former Soviet Union at the height of the cold war. Thierno H. Diallo has a Master’s degree in Agronomy from the State Agriculture Institute of Kishinev, Moldavia, one of the fifteen republics of the former Soviet Union. While facing…
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City of Columbus Trick or Treat

Calling all goblins, ghosts, and ghouls! The yearly trick or treat takes place Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 5:00pm. Get all dressed up in your favorite Halloween costume and visit your neighbors for some yummy treats.

Safe Trick or Treat

If you would rather not go door to door, then stop in at the Fire Station for safe trick or treating at booths from local downtown businesses at this fun seasonal community gathering.

Halloween Freak Week Community Bonfire

Community Bonfire—Grab your comfy chairs, your favorite beverages, and your friends, and meet us at the Kiwanis Park parking lot for a bonfire. The first 200 kids will receive a goody bag. Enjoy music by the campfire. FREE!

Creative Writing Workshop with Valerie Biel

Whether you’ve been writing for years or have only recently said the magic words “I am a writer,” you are invited to build your skills within a supportive group. We will discuss idea generation, current projects, writing goals and how to meet them, and the specific skills needed for successful storytelling. There’ll be plenty of…
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Books and Beer

You’re invited to join the discussion at a different kind of book club where we get to MEET the author and ask them direct questions about their story, inspiration, writing process and so much more in a fun, casual environment. September — The House on Ludington Street by Susan L. Pare October 17— Enemy Within…
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Local Author Bill Stokes: Margaret’s War

Come and learn more about the history of German WWII POWs in Wisconsin and the writing of this book, the fascinating story of the people in a small Midwestern town where German POWs have been brought in to work on farms. Bill, who lives in Mazomanie, is retired after 35 years as a columnist and…
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