Recycled Christmas, Hayward
St. Joseph, Hayward, holds the annual Recycled Christmas sale on Saturday, Nov. 18. Doors open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit youth programs. 715-634-2867.
Christmas bazaar, Barron
St. Joseph, Barron, hosts its annual Christmas bazaar, Friday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cookie trays, bake sale, crafts, raffle, Christmas past and a hot beef luncheon, dine-in or take-out. Cost is $9.
To preorder take-out meals or cookies, call 715-637-5756.
Christmas bazaar, Chetek
St. Boniface, Chetek, holds a Christmas bazaar, Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Quilt raffle, general store, cookie trays, bake sale, basket raffle and ham luncheon. 715-637-3255.
Advent retreat, Superior
St. William, Superior, hosts “The Word Became Flesh and Dwelt Among Us,” an Advent retreat led by Fr. Andrew Ricci, Saturday, Dec. 2, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This retreat will explore the mystery of the Incarnation – how Jesus took on our human form and was like us in all things but sin – to help us enter into the Advent Season and prepare for Christmas.
The day will include presentations, time for reflection, adoration, confession, lunch and snacks, and small-group discussion. Suggested freewill offering is $25. Register by calling the Cathedral parish, 715-392-8511, by Nov. 30 to help with planning meals.
Christmas tea and family fair, Bruce
St. Mary Parish, Bruce, hosts a Christmas tea and family fair, Sunday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tea table, bakery sale, cake walk, door prizes, silent auction, quilt raffle and Chinese raffle. 715-532-3051.
Advent concert, Tomahawk
St. Mary’s Church, Tomahawk, presents its annual Advent concert and cantata on Sunday, Dec. 3, 4 p.m. More than 70 singers and instrumentalists perform inspirational songs of the season, followed by an hors d’oeuvres and dessert reception. Admission is free. Freewill offering benefits the Tomahawk Area Interfaith Volunteers. All are welcome. 715-453-2878.
Cookie stroll, Superior
St. Francis Xavier, Superior, holds its annual cookie stroll, 9-11 a.m. Cookies, breads and candies for sale. Cookies cost $8 per pound. Bread is priced separately. Christmas decorations available for a freewill offering. 715-399-8564.
Christmas concert, Holcombe
The Blue Hills Chorale will perform a Christmas concert at United Methodist, Holcombe, on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. 715-532-3051.
Christmas concert, Weyerhaeuser
The Blue Hills Chorale will perform a Christmas concert at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Weyerhaeuser, on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m. All are invited to attend. 715-532-3051.
Christmas concert, Bruce
The Blue Hills Chorale will perform a Christmas concert at Nathaniel Lutheran, Bruce, on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. 715-532-3051.
Retreats and workshops, Arbor Vitae
The Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, holds programs and retreats year-round. Visit www.marywoodsc.org. 715-385-3750.
Retreats, Marathon City
St. Anthony Spirituality Center, Marathon City, holds weekend, day-long and private retreats, programs and workshops throughout the year. Visit www.sarcenter.com or call 715-443-2236 for more information.
Retreats, Buffalo, Minn.
Christ the King Retreat Center, Buffalo, Minn., holds programs and retreats year-round. www.kingshouse.com. 763-682-1394, ext. 11.