||Rib River Ballroom
|The annual Fasching Ball will be held at the Rib River Ballroom, Marathon, on Saturday, March 1, from 1 – 5 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door. Students and youth are free.
With the help of The Mississippi Valley Dutchman, the Fasching Ball will be a fun-filled afternoon with great music, prizes, socialization, a costume parade, and dancing, including circle dances led by the band. “Weiberfastnacht” (a time when women reign) will also be celebrated. To satisfy hunger and thirst, German-style plate lunches, sandwiches and beverages will also be available for purchase throughout the afternoon.