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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.


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What's off?

  • Dahl Auto Museum closed from March 19 through April 8.
  • La Crosse Police Department's 150th Anniversary event on April 18
  • 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.
  • All WNB Financial office lobbies from March 20-31.
  • 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.
  • Isle La Plume Yard Waste and Brush Site opening date is moved from March 30 to April 16.
  • Shred Event at Harter's Quick Clean-Up, 2850 Larson St. on April 17-18.
  • 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 March and 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.
  • Community welding workshop at Western Technical College on April 14 are canceled.
  • Onalaska City Hall-Closed to the public except for absentee voting
  • 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.
  • Coulee Region Tax Assistance Event April 4 at Western Technical College
  • Faith United Methodist Church is suspending worship services/activities at least through Sunday, April 5.
  • Coon Valley Lutheran Church Meatball and Lefse Supper scheduled for March 28
  • Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine and Cheese Festival
  • Mid West Music Fest
  • April 26 Drug Take Back Day
  • Punch Line Drunk at WTC
  • Sparta Legislative Breakfast for Monday, March 30
  • The La Crosse Bantry Friendship Association's Coulee Hoolie Ceili set for March 28 has been postponed until further notice.
  • La Crosse Area Camera Club events through April 14th meeting
  • Vesterheim Museum is closing including the Museum Store and all programs and classes between March 17 through April 13.
  • Holmen Area Fire Board March 18 meeting is canceled. Rescheduled to April 29.
  • March of the Pomeranians event in Winona.
  • Alma Public Library is closed Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, April 5.
  • Salvation Army Food Pantry temporarily closed effective Monday, March 23. Remaining Salvation Army services are still in effect.
  • Cory Medina and Erik Koskinen concert for WINONArts. It will be rescheduled to a later date.
  • 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.
  • English Lutheran La Crosse has canceled all worship services and large group classes through March 29.
  • Life in Harmony's Annual Music Therapy Recital on March 28-29 is canceled.
  • 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.
  • Women's Fund of Greater La Crosse Spring Fling for March 28 is canceled. Their Facebook page will have information on a virtual auction and other components of the event instead.
  • 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. The board will reassess the situation and may resume Draft & Craft sessions, but no sooner than April 14.
  • 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.
  • Fool's Five Auction and Race April 3-4 in Lewiston, Minnesota
  • 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.
  • Senior Living at Watkins Open House and Free Music Monday at 175 East Wabasha (7th) Street in Winona on March 30
  • Traveling exhibit to educate community members about colon cancer screening on March at Winona Health
  • National Nutrition Month-Winona Health staff Souperbowl Competition
  • 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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