Updated list of La Crosse area events canceled and postponed because of COVID-19

Updated list of La Crosse area events canceled and postponed because of COVID-19

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The following events have been canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak:

  • Organizers from Freedom Honor Flight on Thursday postponed the May 9 flight to Washington, D.C.
  • Upcoming events for the Driftless Writing Center have been canceled.
  • The Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles show scheduled for May 2 at the La Crosse Center has been canceled.
  • Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse has announced a number of cancellations, including support groups, classes, community meetings and wellness events until further notice.
  • The La Crosse Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has canceled multiple events.
  • All events at Old Main Historical & Community Arts Center have been postponed until further notice.
  • The Everybody Can Dance event set for April 26 at All Star Lanes in La Crosse has been canceled.
  • The Holmen Park & Recreation Department has canceled multiple events.
  • All performances, classes and activities at The Pump House Regional Arts Center through May 31 are postponed or canceled.
  • The March 18 La Crosse County Emergency Management meeting has been cancelled.
  • The La Crosse Public Library is closed.
  • Independent Living Resources offices will be closed to the public. The agency will still be active and providing services and can be reached by phone at 608-787-1111.
  • Rave Recovery Avenue Drop In Center is closed, and activities, including evening support groups, have been canceled.
  • All programs and events scheduled through May 1 at the Franciscan Spirituality Center have been canceled or postponed.
  • The food pantry at Salvation Army of La Crosse County will close March 19. Remaining services at The Salvation Army's office remain in effect. The Salvation Army Thrift Store is temporarily closed as of March 19.
  • Effigy Mounds National Monument near Harpers Ferry, Iowa, is closed.
  • The Aging and Disability Resource Center of La Crosse County has announced all non-essential classes and events have been canceled or postponed until April 30.
  • All La Crosse County Senior Nutrition Program congregate dining sites will be closed starting March 18. Home-delivered meals will continue as normal. To discuss eligibility for temporary meal delivery, 608-785-5775.
  • The Earth Fair on April 26 at Myrick Park in La Crosse has been cancelled.
  • MTU in La Crosse has closed the lobby at Grand River Station, 314 Jay St. Buses are running reduced schedules.
  • Habitat for Humanity has canceled the May 2 Neighbors Day in La Crosse.
  • Mid West Music Fest, scheduled for May 1-2 in Winona, Minn., has been postponed.
  • The city of Onalaska has announced the following facilities are closed to the public, effective March 17: the police department lobby, the fire department, the public works facility lobby, the Onalaska Community Center and the Onalaska OmniCenter. City Hall also is closed, except for absentee voting. In addition, all Onalaska Park and Recreation activities and programs are cancelled until further notice.
  • The Between the Bluffs Beer Wine and Cheese Festival, set for April 24-26, has been canceled.
  • All city committee meetings at La Crosse City Hall will be cancelled for the remainder of March and April.
  • All town of Onalaska non-essential services have been suspended, including closure of the yard waste drop site. Town offices are closed except in-person voting will continue as posted. All town meetings are postponed. Residents needing dog licensing are encouraged to send payment and vaccination certification via U.S. Postal Service or use the drop box at the Town Hall lot entrance
  • The La Crosse County Historical Society offices are open by appointment only. If you need to speak with someone, call 608-782-1980. 
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has suspended operations at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge La Crosse District Visitor Center. The parking lots and trails outside the building will remain open from dawn until dusk to provide opportunities for recreation and relaxation. The outdoor restrooms are temporarily closed.
  • Meals will no longer be served at the Vernon County senior dining centers; meals will be available for carryout. County residents 60 and older who want to receive a meal may call 608-637-5201.
  • Coon Valley's Troutfest will not be held on May 9. The Troutfest Committee will announce a new date in the coming weeks.
  • Nursing Research on the Green, scheduled for April 23 at Viterbo University, will be offered as an online venue instead. No registration is required.
  • Come for Supper, the free community meal served on Tuesdays at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Westby is suspended.
  • The Historic Temple Theatre's performance of "The Black Market Trust" has been postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced soon.
  • Vernon County park facilities, including campgrounds and playgrounds, are closed until April 30; the trails will remain open.
  • Westby's Syttende Mai celebration on May 16-17 has been canceled.
  • Spring City Wide Rummage Sales in Viroqua are postponed until further notice.
  • American Cancer Society Sole Burner of Chaseburg has canceled the following events: the kick-off pancake breakfast on May 2 and Mariah's Celebration Fundraiser on June 6.
  • The La Crosse County and Vernon County dairy breakfasts have been canceled.
  • The Driftless Music Festival on July 11 in Viroqua has been canceled.
  • The fifth annual Winding Roads Art Tour in Vernon County has been canceled. The tour will return in 2021, currently scheduled for June 5-6.
  • The International Spring Migration Day annual hike on Sugar Creek Bluff near Ferryville scheduled for May 9 has been canceled.
  • The Ferryville Tourism Council has canceled the 2020 Chautauqua Summer Series of evening programs.
  • The annual Memorial Day dinner at Faith United Methodist Church on Salem Ridge Road, rural La Farge, has been canceled.
  • The Hillsboro Lions Club 40th Anniversary Dairy Breakfast planned for Sunday, June 28 is canceled. The dairy breakfast will be held Sunday, June 27, 2021.

If you have information about an event to add to this list, email news@lacrossetribune.com.

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