Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa and Wake Up Santa take place in the Community Room of Prairie du Chien City Hall (Map) during the first Saturday of December. Children are invited to bring pots, pans, wooden spoons and other noise makers to "wake up Santa". Then, promptly at 8:30AM, on the count of three, the children bang on their pots and pans and shout "Wake Up Santa" at the top of their lungs. The fun event begins!

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Admission includes:
Breakfast with Santa

After Santa is awake, a hot, delicious, breakfast served by Rivers and Bluffs Animal Shelter volunteers  between 8:30 AM-10:00 AM.

A Personalized Visit with Santa

We hope to make this a memorable experience for your young child for years to come. Santa will have a large book with each child's name and personal information.

Santa's Workshop

While children are waiting for their personal visit with Santa, they can make a special ornament for their Christmas tree.
Organized Santa Themed Games
Pin the Tail on Rudolph, Coloring, Santa Bingo, and more...
Santa's Secret Gift Shop

Santa's Secret Gift Shop will also be open. Children can purchase quality gifts for parents, grandparents, teachers, and caregivers for $3 or less. Gifts can also be wrapped at the time of purchase.

Photo with Santa

A professional photographer will be on hand to capture this special moment in your child's life.
Nominal cost for 5X7 color photo. Photos can be picked up at Prairie du Chien,, Tractor Supply, December 21, 2013, 9am-3pm.

Mary Weeks Donates to Rivers and Bluffs

newsRivers and Bluffs Animal Shelter was the recipient of a donation by Mary Weeks. Weeks, shown in the photo(right) with her cat, Roxie and Jill Cipra, treasurer, donated $10.000.00 to Rivers and Bluffs toward phase II, building a shelter for the greater PdC area.

Rivers and Bluffs Shelter will be located at the intersection of East Campion Boulevard and 22nd Street on land donated by Steve and Lynda Welter.

Rivers is a 501 c3 organization. Donations are always welcome and tax deductible. They may be mailed to Rivers and Bluffs Animal Shelter, PO Box 421 Prairie du Chien, Wi, 53821.


Photo from Courier Press

McGregor Arts and Craft Fair

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Meet Rivers and Bluffs Animal Shelter volunteers at the McGregor Arts and Craft Fair on October 4-5, 11-12
Show your continued support while visiting our display tent. We will have delicious, fresh cheese curds from WW Homestead in Waukon. Rivers and Bluffs will also have special hand made Halloween decorations, toys for your pet family member, as well as other tasty treats as you munch your way through the festival.
While at the festival, stop over a few doors down at By the Spoonful, By the Spoonful features locally grown products many of which are gluten free. Katie Ruff, owner,  has graciously offered to donate profits from any cheese curds purchased at the store during the Fall Festival.

The McGregor Arts and Craft Fair is held in Triangle Park, McGregor.  Purchase handmade arts & crafts including drawing & painting, wood productions, quilting, jewelry, glass, ceramics, pottery, and more. 

The Rivers and Bluffs Animal Shelter is raising money to build and maintain a local animal shelter. They meet at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at City Hall in Prairie du Chien.

The public is welcome to attend. For more information, see our Facebook page, or our Web page.

Pampering for Pets at Mist-ified Salon

Mist-ified, LLCAshley Christiansen of Mist-ified, LLC , 526 S Marquette Rd, will once again sponsor Pampering for Pets this year.

Ashley will donate 40 percent of any services purchased at her salon from September 12, through September 20, to Rivers and Bluffs Animal Shelter. Services included in the promotion are pedicures, manicures, gel polishes, spray tans, waxes, and makeup applications.

This special will provide customers a $10.00 off coupon for these services in October.

Appointments can be made by calling Ashley at (608) 412-0680.

Treat yourself and help a non-profit organization at the same time.


Fabulous service...with a dazzling smile. You'll walk out looking & feeling like a million bucks, & like you just made a new friend. Professionalism meets excellence.


Thank you so much for the color today and the honor of being the first person to use the new booth which is amazing!! Can't wait to come the friendly service you always have to offer and making a pregnant girl feel great ;)


Love love the makeup that you did for Amanda’s wedding thank you do much!!!!!