5 things to do this weekend; “Matilda,” crafts and more – River Falls Journal

RIVER FALLS — River Falls High School students have been rehearsing since August for a production of “Matilda” that opened last weekend. The show will have nearly 100 students involved, including cast, crew and pit. Head over to River Falls High Sch…….

npressfetimg-18196.png

RIVER FALLS — River Falls High School students have been rehearsing since August for a production of “Matilda” that opened last weekend. The show will have nearly 100 students involved, including cast, crew and pit. Head over to River Falls High School for the remaining shows, Nov. 18, 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. 

Adult tickets are $15 and student tickets are $10 and can be purchased at rfpa.ludus.com. 

“We all have put so many hours into this show to make it as magical and entertaining as possible,” Director Kim Miller, River Falls High School English teacher and drama director, said. 

The magic of “Matilda” is one of the biggest standout moments, Miller said. But that’s not the only aspect of brilliant storytelling this show has. Seeing how the cast, crew and pit “dance” together, is the real magic. “I don’t mean necessarily the physical dancing, but how they all hand off one scene to the next,” Miller said. 

RIVER FALLS — The River Falls High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America is hosting its 41st annual Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the River Falls High School, 818 Cemetery Rd. River Falls, Wis. There is no admission charge.

There will be more than 75 exhibitors offering a wide variety of holiday and other hand-made crafts. This is a perfect opportunity for early holiday shopping. 

There will be a variety of food options such as homemade soups and sandwiches available as well as childcare from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The FBLA team gives high school students hands-on experience in business development and community service. Proceeds from the Craft Fair are used to fund student activities including local, state and national leadership conferences.



NEW RICHMOND — Pleasant Pasture Farm Animal Sanctuary is hosting an event,  Nov. 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring select, local women owned business vendors. Why just exchange gifts when you can give a unique gift that tells a story and does good! Coffee food truck on site. Visit www.pleasantpasture.org for more information. 



RIVER FALLS — Matt Goldman will discuss his newest book, “Dead West” on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level community room at the River Falls Public Library or on the library facebook page or Youtube channel. Nils Shapiro, the Minneapolis private detective, returns for another thrilling, standalone adventure.

Chapter2Books will be at the event selling books.

RIVER FALLS — Local businesses and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host booths showing off healthy habits on Friday, Nov. 19, from 4-6 p.m. in the Falcon Center. The event is hosted by the UW-River Falls Health and Human Performance Department and is free and open to everyone.

The event will offer a family friendly environment with activities for all ages, including …….

Source: https://www.riverfallsjournal.com/things_to_do/5-things-to-do-this-weekend-matilda-crafts-and-more/article_a8425ab8-4709-11ec-81cd-fb97cc13b854.html

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *