Community Events

Jan. 19-21 – Winter Whirl Family-oriented winter celebration in the heart of Clintonville. Including chili/chicken soup cook-off, pie & ice cream social, craft/vendor fair and much more!

Feb. 3-4 – Bear Creek Lions 39th Annual 9-Pin Tournament held at Memories Lanes (formerly Clintonville Lanes & Banquet Hall)

Feb. 4 – Clover Bares Fish Derby

Feb. 25 – Lions Club Fishing Derby, Marion Family oriented fishing derby with prizes, food & beverages

March 12 – Ethnic Food Faire, Clintonville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 11:15 am-12:45 pm

March 25 – Caps & Corks Beer & Wine Tasting Event, Memories Banquet Hall (formerly Clintonville Lanes & Banquet Hall). Taste a variety of beer, wine, appetizers, chocolates & cheeses & more

April 9 – Bear Creek Lions Pancake Breakfast, Bear Creek Town Hall, 8 am-1 pm

April 15 – Easter Egg Hunt, Bucholtz Park, Clintonville, Children’s egg hunt event with prizes

April 15 –  Easter Egg Hunt, Veterans Park, Marion, Children’s egg hunt event with prizes

April 22 – 38th Annual Clintonville Ducks Unlimited Banquet, Northwinds Banquet Hall, Marion, 5-10 pm

April 28 – 36th Arbor Day Ceremony Celebration of Arbor Day at W.A. Olen Park

May 3 – Girl’s Go Cruisin’, A night out for girls only with specials throughout the city

May 6 – Marion’s Citywide Rummage Sale

May 19 – Spring Cruise Car Show Antique car show with trophies, music, food

May 20 – Citywide Rummage Sale – Clintonville

June 9 – Relay for Life-New London & Clintonville – New London, fundraiser for cancer with illuminator walk, cancer survivor speakers & more

June 12 – 20th Annual Chamber Golf Outing, Riverside Golf Course Open to public

June 23-24 – 12-Team Slow Pitch Softball Tournament – Wooden bat tournament, Embarrass Park, $100 entry fee. Call 715-823-2033 for more information & team registration

June 29-July 1 – Manawa Rodeo – Fun run/walk, 7 big contest events, fireworkd, food, music & more.

July 1 – Kiddie Parade/Pontoon Parade – Cloverleaf Lakes – Sponsored by Cloverleaf Lakes Protective Association

July 3 – Clintonville A’s Fireworks – Don Jirschele Field – DJ 5 pm, food, music, activities, fireworks at dusk (rain date July 5)

July 6-8 – 44th Annual Iola Old Car Show & Swap Meet – Iola

July 15 – Navarino Days Parade, kid’s water fights, music, kid’s games, ball game, food

July 29 – Embarrass Fun Daze – Volleyball & kickball tournaments, parade, live music, food, refreshments, flea & farm market, garden tractor pulls

Aug. 1 – National Family Night Out – Lions Point, Marion – Community potluck picnic with prizes, games & fireworks

Aug. 4-5 – Clintonville Sidewalk Sales Days – Retail sales & special deals

Aug. 5-6 – Sauerkraut Festival- Bear Creek – Polka Mass, food, music, games, crafts, car show & family activities

Aug. 11-12 – Firemen’s Festival – Parade, water fights, games for the kids & music

Sept. 2 – Cloverleaf Lakes Triathlon – Embarrass At Rustic Resort. 1/4 mile swim, 18 mile bike course & 3.5 mile run course

Sept. 3 – Big Falls Corn Roast – Big Falls Parade, music, refreshments, free corn, pie & ice cream social, food

Sept. 9 – Bear Creek Kraut Run – Bear Creek 5k & 10k walk/run

Sept. 16 – 8th Annual Fall Frenzy sponsored by Clintonville Area Chamber of Commerce Fall celebration with crafters, children’s activities, food, held on Main Street

Sept. 17 – Not Just Another Car Show – Marion Sponsored by St. Mary’s Church. Show with cars, trucks & more

TBD – CloverFest Run/Walk – Embarrass

TBD – 8th Annual Gala Sponsored by Clintonville Area Foundation

Oct. 26 – Moonlight Madness Downtown Clintonville – Special sales throughout evening with retailers dressed in costume.

Nov. 2 – Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet

Nov. 10 – Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony at 11 am at the Veteran’s Memorial on Main Street

Nov. 27 – Christmas Parade Parade down Main Street 6 pm; Santa visit following at FVTC

TBD – Magical Night at the North Pole- Marion Public Library – Watch Marion Advertiser for details