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Submit an event for Around Town by emailing calendar information to bnr-news@wiscnews.com at least three business days before the event date. For a complete listing of calendar events for the next week, visit baraboonewsrepublic.com.

Today

Fundraiser: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Reedsburg Area Medical Center lower level conference room, 2000 N. Dewey Ave., Reedsburg. There will be ultra plush blankets, butter soft sherpas, 1200-count sheets and more available for purchase. Cash, checks, credit and debit cards are accepted. The Linen Fair is a fundraiser sponsored by Partners of RAMC, with all proceeds benefiting Reedsburg Area Medical Center. For more information, call 608-768-6247.

NaNoWriMo: 6-8 p.m., T.N. Savides Library, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and the Baraboo Public Library, 230 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. Series designed to inspire and support writers participating in National Novel Writing Month. It is not a writing workshop. Discuss digital and print preservation methods, writing supplies and equipment, strategies for success, and other resources. For more information, call 608-356-6166 or visit baraboopubliclibrary.org.

Reading dogs: 6:30 p.m., Ruth Culver Community Library, 540 Water St., Prairie du Sac. Patricia McConnell, an expert on canine and feline behavior and dog training, will share a presentation of slides and videos to help attendees become fluent in all things dog. For more information, call 608-643-8318.

Live performance: 7:30 p.m., Baraboo Theatre Guild, Al. Ringling Theatre, 136 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. “Newsies” will be performed. Advance tickets are $10-$16, available at Corner Drug, Al. Ringling Theatre or online at barabootheatreguild.org. For more information, call 608-356-8864.

Friday

Veterans Day program: 8:30 a.m., Grand Avenue Elementary school gym, Grand Avenue, Prairie du Sac. A public Veterans Day Commemoration with speaker Sauk Prairie Veteran of Foreign Wars member Eldorn Fruehling, a World War II veteran.

Fish fry: 5-7 p.m., St. Joseph Parish, gym, 310 Second St., Baraboo. Menu includes all-you-can-eat baked or batter-fried cod served family style, homemade rolls and desserts, choice of baked or au gratin potato, baked beans, coleslaw and applesauce. Cost is $11.50 for adults, $5 for ages 4-12 and free for younger. Kids menu and takeout available. Special kids meals of chicken tenders, french fries and cheese pizza available. Free delivery to local homebound; call 608-356-4773.

Concert: 7:30 p.m., The Village Booksmith, 526 Oak St., Baraboo. Kentucky native and roots rocker Ritt Deitz performs an acoustic set of “earthy, ethereal and intelligent” originals from his new album ‘Horses and Smoke,” along with son Wilder on keyboards, vocals and accordion. Free. For more information, call 608-355-1001 or visit villagebooksmith.com.

Live performance: 7:30 p.m., Baraboo Theatre Guild, Al. Ringling Theatre, 136 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. “Newsies” will be performed. Advance tickets are $10-$16, available at Corner Drug, Al. Ringling Theatre or online at barabootheatreguild.org. For more information, call 608-356-8864.

Saturday

Craft fair: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Reedsburg Area Women’s Club, Reedsburg Armory, 549 S. Dewey Ave., Reedsburg. 10th annual Craft Fair Plus and bake sale, featuring hot beef sandwiches for lunch and 40 vendors.

Trail improvement: 9 a.m. to noon, Ice Age Trail Alliance Lodi Valley Chapter, South Wayside Park of the Merrrimac Ferry. Tools provided. Wear long sleeves and sturdy shoes; bring water and work gloves. For directions, visit goo.gl/maps/f5TIJ. For more information, contact Bill at 608-843-3926 or billpatti@charter.net.

Dedication: 10 a.m., Sauk County Historical Society, Lower Ochsner Park, Baraboo. Dedication of the Tuscania Memorial honoring the “Baraboo 21” of World War I. Parking is limited; shuttles available from Mary Rountree Evans Park and Haskins Park.

Pottery: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Baraboo High School Art Department, Room W112, 1201 Draper St., Baraboo. Paint your own Pottery! event. Park and enter at the west doors. Cost is $5-$10 depending on piece. Items painted will be kiln-fired and ready for pickup in time for the holidays. For more information, call Megan Watson at 608-355-3940 ext. 2222 or email mwatson@barabooschools.com.

Fundraiser: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Baraboo Masonic Lodge, 108 Second St., Baraboo. Chili Dinner at no cost; donation suggested. All donations will be submitted for matching funds of the Random Acts of Kindness Program and will be presented to the Badger Honor Flight.

Fundraiser: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Baraboo Elks Lodge 688, 209 Fifth Ave., Baraboo. Annual Veterans Spaghetti Dinner with all-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad and bread. Cost is $7, veterans eat free.

Live performance: 7:30 p.m., Baraboo Theatre Guild, Al. Ringling Theatre, 136 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. “Newsies” will be performed. Advance tickets are $10-$16, available at Corner Drug, Al. Ringling Theatre or online at barabootheatreguild.org. For more information, call 608-356-8864.

Sunday

Veterans Day program: 8:30 a.m., St. Peter’s School, 345 N. Pine St., Reedsburg. Veterans Day services. Open to the public; free event.

Veterans Day program: 9:30 a.m., Pines Assisted Living, 1050 Prairie St., Prairie du Sac. Veterans Day Ceremony to be conducted by Sauk City American Legion and Sauk Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Veterans Day program: 10 a.m., Reedsburg Area High School, 1100 S. Albert St., Reedsburg. Veterans Day services. Open to the public; free event.

Veterans Day program: 10:45 a.m., Sauk Prairie Area Veterans Memorial, Derleth Park, Sauk City. Sauk City American Legion Kuoni-Reuter Post 167 and Sauk Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars Lachmund-Cramer Post 7694 will jointly conduct a community Veterans Day Ceremony.

Veterans Day program: Noon, Sacred Heart School, 545 N. Oak St., Reedsburg. Veterans Day services. Open to the public; free event.

Live performance: 2 p.m., Baraboo Theatre Guild, Al. Ringling Theatre, 136 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. “Newsies” will be performed. Advance tickets are $10-$16, available at Corner Drug, Al. Ringling Theatre or online at barabootheatreguild.org. For more information, call 608-356-8864.

Monday

Artist presentation: 10 a.m., Baraboo Area Senior Center, 124 Second St. Room 24, Baraboo. Baraboo artist Nancy Peidelstein will share creative, fun ways to use art to keep track of day-to-day tasks in “Artistic Ways to Support Independence,” a free presentation for seniors and anyone assisting senior citizens. Registration is not required. For more information, call 608-356-8464.

Veterans Day: 11 a.m., Veterans Memorial Committee, Baraboo Civic Center, 124 Second St., Baraboo. Veterans Day celebration school band, school children and other school groups will perform. George Stopper will be the featured speaker along with other speakers.

Photo scanning day: 3-5 p.m., Baraboo Public Library, 230 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. Free program. Sign up for time to digitize family photos on photo digitizing equipment. A staff member will be present to assist. Bring a flash drive to save the digital photo files. For more information or to reserve a time, call 608-356-6166.

Tuesday

Veterans coffee: 9-11 a.m., Madison College Reedsburg Campus room 114, 300 Alexander Ave., Reedsburg. All veterans invited for coffee and conversation.

Travel discussion: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Baraboo Area Senior Center, 124 Second St., Room 24, Baraboo. Free program. Baraboo High School foreign exchange student, Misaki Izumiya, will explore Japan and her hometown of Tokyo. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Diane Pillsbury at 608-356-8464.

Meeting: 11 a.m., Lodi Area Women’s Connection, Reach Out Lodi Community Center, 601 Clark St., Lodi. Cost is $12. Strength in Weakness luncheon and bake/craft fair to benefit Stonecroft with baked treats, holiday decorations, gift cards, gently used household items and more. Doors open at 11 a.m. lunch at 11:30 a.m. For more information and to check availability, call Eileen at 608-592-3265, Dianne at 608-293-2333 or email splreservation@yahoo.com.

Blood drive: noon to 5:30 p.m., American Red Cross, River Hills Community Church, 1111 Sycamore St., Sauk City. To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org. To save time when donating, visit redcrossblood.org/rapidpass.

Fundraiser: 4:15-8 p.m., Baraboo Boys Club Basketball Club, Pizza Ranch, 916 Gateway Drive, Baraboo. Proceeds of 5 percent and all tips will be donated. Students in each grade level will work 30-minute shifts as guest hosts, servers and bus boys.

Fundraiser: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Women’s Home & Foreign Missions group of the La Valle Advent Christian Church, 200 La Valle St., La Valle. Chili Supper includes hot or mild chili, chicken noodle soup, ham or egg salad sandwiches and homemade pies.

Wednesday

Artist visit: 10-11 a.m., Baraboo Area Senior Center, 124 Second St., Room 24, Baraboo. Artist Nancy Peidelstein will present real-life examples of fun, creative ideas tailored to promote independent handling of daily tasks. Free program. For more information, call Diane Pillsbury at 356-8464.

Support group: 2 p.m., SSM Health–St. Clare Hospital, board room, 707 14th St., Baraboo. The Better Breathers Club is led by an American Lung Association-trained facilitator and teaches people better ways to cope with chronic lung disease. Free program. A respiratory therapist will lead the discussion. Bring harmonica to exercise lungs. Attendees can use main entrance or valet parking. For more information, call Heather Alloway at 608-355-1884.

Community meal: 5-7 p.m., 6:8, 821 Industry Road, Sauk City. Free event; open to the public. Community meal sponsored by 6:8, which coincides with the food pantry’s distribution on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. Share in fellowship before, during and after the pantry’s distribution. Sample food prepared with produce from 6:8’s community garden when it is in season. For more information, visit makingservicepersonal.org.