On Point: Your weekly rundown of events for Aug. 29 – Sept. 8
Wednesday, Aug. 29
First Annual Youth GaGa Ball Tournament -5PM
-Hosted by the YMCA, area youths will compete in the first ever GaGa Ball Tournament, located at 1000 Division St.
Live Music: Blame it on Waylon – 6PM
-PJ’s music series continues with country music act Blame it on Waylon, 601 N. Michigan Ave.
Thursday, Aug. 30
Live Music: The Tripper Triggers – 5:30 p.m.
-Playing live at Amber Grill, 1001 Amber Ave.
Live Comedy: Comedy Night – 8PM
-Live comedy is slated to kick off at Main Street Taps, 956 Main St.
Friday, Aug. 31 – Sunday, Sept. 2
Portage County Fair – Rosholt – 8AM
-Enjoy this annual fair, held on the Rosholt Fair Grounds, 186 Forest St.
Saturday, Sept. 2
Live Music: Riverfront Jazz Festival – 3PM (Sept. 1-2)
-Join the largest outdoor jazz festival in Central Wisconsin, held at Pfiffner Park, 1100 Crosby Ave.
Live Music: Greenbury Luck – 7PM
-This band will play Central Waters, 351 Allen St. in Amherst.
Live Music: Rising Phoenix – 7PM
-Enjoy live music from rock act Rising Phoenix, playing at Bullhead’s, 3368 Campsite Dr.
Thursday, Sept. 6
Live Music: The Grey Catz – 5:30 p.m.
-The season finale of Amber Grill’s music series, catch the Grey Catz, 1001 Amber Ave.
Friday, Sept. 7
The Rising Star Mill Presents: Free Movie Night – “Guys on Ice” – 7:30 p.m.
-Located at 3190 County Highway Q, catch this local favorite at the Rising Star Mill
Saturday, Sept. 8
Celebrate Amherst Riverfest – 10AM
-Hosted by the Tomorrow River Business Association, catch this family-friendly event, including crafts, vendors, and much more. Located at Main Street in Amherst.
Walk for Hope – 9AM
-Hosted by the Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness Coalition of Portage County, join this walk for this cause at Zenoff Park, 1001 Second St. N.