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Here’s the area cancellation list

(WXOW) - With cancellations aplenty to try to stem the spread of COVID-19, here's what we know about some Coulee Region events.

If an event isn't listed here, we suggest you try calling or communicating with the venue or organizers to see if it is still happening. This would include houses of worship.


If you have an event for our list, please email aedesk@wxow.com.


What's off?

  • Effigy Mounds National Monument-until further notice. This includes all hiking trails within the monument.
  • The American Cancer Society Sole Burner of Chaseburg Chicken Que on Sunday, April 19
  • The American Cancer Society Sole Burner of Chaseburg Kickoff Pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 2.
  • Mariah’s 40th Celebration on Saturday, June 6
  • Oakdale Electric Cooperative's public lobby closed until further notice.
  • St. Martin's Lutheran Church has suspended all public services until further notice. We will be offering the 8:00 am services via the radio (101.5 FM and 1380 AM). Also, video services are available at the website (https://vimeo.com/stmartinswinona).
  • US Fish and Wildlife Visitor Center on Brice Prairie. Parking lots and trails outside of the building are open from dawn to dusk. Outdoor restrooms are temporarily closed.
  • Curves in Onalaska-closed TFN
  • First Free Church-All gatherings. Livestreaming services at 10:30 a.m. on their website. Office open by appointment only M-F for Food Pantry and Benevolence Fund distribution.
  • All Wisconsin driver skills tests with the DMV are canceled TFN.
  • Living Word Christian Church will live stream their services on Sundays at 8:30 a.m and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on their website.
  • La Crosse Community Theater annual season announcement party on April 18. Switching to a Facebook Watch Party instead on their page.
  • MiEnergy Cooperative offices in Cresco, Iowa and Rushford, Minnesota.
  • MiEnergy Cooperative annual meeting on April 22.
  • Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in La Crosse-all face-to-face services and meetings TFN
  • All branch lobbies of Altra Federal Credit Union thru April. Service is available at branches that have drive-up lanes. Also, all Altra and Altra Financial Advisors events in April.
  • All road tests for the state of Minnesota through the MN Dept. of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division.
  • All City of La Crosse committee meetings for the rest of March and all of April. The Board of Public Works, City Plan Commission, J&A, F&P, and the Common Council meetings are still scheduled. The city is still working out how to handle public testimony and social distancing standards.
  • Western Technical College's Learning Commons-closed TFN.
  • Onalaska City Hall-Closed to the public
  • Onalaska Public Works lobby, Police Department lobby, and Fire Department are closed to the public.
  • Onalaska Community Center and Omni Center-Closed to the public
  • Treasure Island Resort and Casino closed as of March 17 at 9 p.m. for at least two weeks.
  • All events at the Pearl Street Brewery. Tasting Room has take-out only.
  • Faith United Methodist Church is suspending worship services/activities.
  • April 26 Drug Take Back Day
  • Punch Line Drunk at WTC
  • La Crosse Area Camera Club events
  • Vesterheim Museum is closing including the Museum Store and all programs and classes until May 29.
  • Holmen Area Fire Board March 18 meeting is canceled. Rescheduled to April 29.
  • Salvation Army Food Pantry temporarily closed effective Monday, March 23. Remaining Salvation Army services are still in effect.
  • Winona County History Center-all public events, facility rentals, and tours are canceled.
  • Harry J Olson Senior Center will be closed from March 16, 2020 until May 4, 2020 tentatively. Any modifications to this re-opening date will be announced. The LaCrosse County noon “Home Delivery” meal program will continue to operate until further notice from the LaCrosse County ADRC offices. The LaCrosse County “Sit Down” meal program, located inside, is temporarily closed until further notice.
  • South Beaver Creek Lutheran and Hardies Creek Lutheran Church in rural Ettrick-No Lenten services or confirmation classes on Wednesday.
  • New - The Children's Museum will be temporarily closed starting Monday, March 16. Their Fairytale Ball Fundraiser on March 27 is rescheduled to April 24.
  • Old Main Historical & Community Arts Center-All events postponed TFN-includes Irish Holiday, Celebrate the 20s, Gale Star
  • All Special Olympics Wisconsin events
  • All activities at the Winona Friendship Center including volunteering and the Active Wellness Center
  • National Weather Service Storm Spotter training classes. Will be doing online webinars on their website instead.
  • Freedom Honor Flight scheduled for May 9.
  • The Driftless Writing Center's Tuesday evening drop-in program, Draft & Craft, is suspended until further notice.
  • English language arts enrichment classes for homeschool students will be substituted with online support from the Driftless Writing Center.
  • Classes, programs and events at Mayo Clinic Health System. Check their Classes and Events page for more details and updates.
  • Spring Gift and Craft Show April 18-19 at the Onalaska Omni Center
  • All Onalaska Park and Recreation programming suspended
  • Coulee Region Joint Municipal Court suspending in-person appearances until May 2020.
  • Aptiv's Game On! The Ultimate Game Night 2020 postponed until further notice.
  • Traveling exhibit to educate community members about colon cancer screening on March at Winona Health
  • EveryBody Can Dance spring event on April 26.
  • Carve In at the Bekkum Memorial Library in Westby rescheduled from April 17 to June 27

If there is an event you would like added to our list, please email aedesk@wxow.com

Dustin Luecke

Dustin Luecke anchors News 19 Daybreak weekday mornings.

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