Calendar » APRIL 2017

  • Ashland High School Sports Schedule
  • Northland College Sports Schedule
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Lots to do and see at the Center. Walking trail, exhibits and scenic observation tower. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family.
  • April on Tuesdays & Thursdays: Chequamegon Volleyball Club, at the Bretting Center, 400 W. 4th Ave. Grades K-3 from 4pm-5:30pm, grades 4-6 from 5:30pm-7pm.  Find registration form in The Evergreen Country Shopper, or call 715-556-5931.
  • Community Dinner, in the fellowship hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 620 W. 3rd St., held each Friday from 5:30pm-7pm.  A different area church provides the meal each week. For more information, call 715-682-5067.
  • Salmagundi705 W. Main Street, will showcase art from TBD for the month of April. Spring store hours are Monday-Saturday 10am-5:30pm. 715-209-2602.
  • Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, will be showcasing Washburn School District’s pre-K thru 12th grade art exhibit for the month of April. For more information, call 715-373-5591.
  • 04/01/2017
    The Friends of the Center Alliance will be hosting a Spring Bazaar at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center  from 10am-2pm.  The event will showcase approximately 40 vendors. Space is $20 per table. For more information or to register, please email shop@nglvc.org  or call Donna at 715-685-2659.
  • 04/01/2017
    The Easter Bunny comes to Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center from 11am-12:30pm. For more information, call 715-685-2659.
  • 04/01/2017
    Wild Rivers Chapter of Trout Unlimited Fishing Expo and Auction from 1-7pm at the Ponzio Center on the Northland College Campus.  FREE and open to all! Activities include fly fishing instructions, bucket raffles, and a live auction from 4:30-6:30pm featuring new & used fishing and outdoor equipment, many guide trips, and wonderful desserts. Proceeds to benefit Wild Rivers Chapter’s work on area coldwater resources.
  • 04/01/2017
    Ashland High School Jr. Prom in the AHS Gymnasium, 1900 Beaser Ave, from 7-11:55pm. Grand March is open to the public at 8:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
  • 04/01-02/2017
    WJJH Spring Home & Sport Show at Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave. Hours are: Friday from 6-9pm, Saturday from 10am-6pm, and Sunday from 10am-3pm. For more information, call 715-682-2727.
  • 04/05/2017
    Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour comes to Ashland. Festivities will begin at 5pm at the Best Western-Hotel Chequamegon and then move to the Bay Area Civic Center from 6-8:30pm and activities will include a question and answer session with the Packers, an autograph session, food, drinks, door prizes and much more. Proceeds from the tailgate party will benefit Baynet. Tailgate party tickets are $30. General admission tickets will also be available for $10 for each location and include access to the Q-and-A sessions as well as tailgate party activities. Food and beverage will also be available for purchase. Tickets will go on sale February 6, and may be purchased at the following locations: Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce, Carlson Building Service & Supply, River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, and the Neighborly Bar.
  • 04/06/2017
    WITC- Ashland Campus presents Taste, a beer and wine sampling event, from 5-7pm in the Conference Center. $25 donation in advance/ $30 at the door. Buy three tickets, get one free! For tickets, contact Robyn Lulich at 715-682-4591, ext. 3113, or email robyn.lulich@witc.edu.
  • 04/07/2017
    44th Annual Spring Concert by the Chequamegon Area Choir “Beyond Words” at  7:30pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.  Tickets are $7.00, students and seniors $5.00 and children under 10 free.  www.cacvoices.com.
  • 04/08/2017
    Planning a family? Already pregnant? Have little ones?  Explore the options for you, your pregnancy, and your family at the Ashland Birth & Baby Expo on Saturday from 10am-1pm at WITC-Ashland.  The Expo is free and offers exhibits and events that promote healthy birth and parenting from diverse perspectives.  This is an opportunity to learn, shop, and see what our area offers for birth and baby services. For more information, call 715-682-4591.
  • 04/08/2017
    Chance presents “Sessions from the Martin Hanson” with Vincent Osborne at The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G., at 2pm. For more information, call 715-685-9983, or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 04/08/2017
    Dweebs Family Night at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave., from 4-9pm. This dance is a way for individuals and families to gather together and have an evening of fun, music and dance.  Festivities will start at 4pm. There will be a carnival from 4-6pm, face painting and various games.  Food concessions are available.  The adults can join in, mingle and view the wonderful raffle and silent auction items.  At 6pm, you can begin to dance and sing the night away to The Dweebs. Partial proceeds are going to the Chequamegon Humane Association this year. Tickets are available at the Ashland Chamber office and at the New England Store. For more information and fees, call 715-682-4674.
  • 04/08/2017
    Chequamegon Symphony Orchestra presents “Serious Music for Serious Times” at 8pm at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 210 Lake Shore Dr E, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-0446 or 715-682-1323.
  • 04/09/2017
    All-You-Can-Eat Potato Pancake/French Toast Breakfast at the Enrichment Center, 400 Chapple Ave., 9am to 1pm.  Advance tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under.  At the door, tickets will be $8 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under.  Eat in or take out.  715-682-2776.
  • 04/09/2017
    44th Annual Spring Concert by the Chequamegon Area Choir “Beyond Words”  at 4pm at St. Louis Catholic Church in Washburn.  Tickets are $7.00, students and seniors $5.00 and children under 10 free.  www.cavoices.com.
  • 04/11/2017
    Northland College Winds presents a concert at 7pm in the Alvord Theatre. For more information, call 715-682-1323.
  • 04/12-16/2017
    Lost Creek Adventures presents “Viking Wood Carving”, with Jay Havik. For more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org .
  • 04/13/2017
    The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G., presents “Friends of North Pikes Creek Program” at 7pm. For more information, call 715-685-9983, or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 04/13-15/2017
    “Watch the Lamb” musical/drama at 10am at the Chequamegon Community Church (formerly Washburn Assembly of God) on Cty. Trk. “C” Washburn. Tickets are FREE/ seating limited. Performances on April 13 & 14 at 7pm and April 15 at 2pm. For more information, call C3 church at 715-373-2939.
  • 04/14-16/2017
    Lost Creek Adventures presents “Self-Reliance Skills Symposium”. For more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org .
  • 04/15/2017
    Glidden Easter Egg Hunt at Historic Marion Park, 10am. For more information, call 715-264-5444.
  • 04/15/2017
    Ashland Easter Egg Hunt on the County Courthouse lawn in downtown Ashland. Starts at 11am. Ages 2-6. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • 04/18/2017
    Ashland Science On Tap presents John Magnuson, Ph.D. with “What Does Lake Ice Seasonality Tell Us About Climate Change?”, 808 W. Main St., at 6:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org.
  • 04/19/2017
    Northland College Jazz Band presents Campus concert at 7:30pm in the Alvord Theatre. For more information, call 715-682-1323.
  • 04/20/2017
    WITC- Ashland campus presents Spring Open House from 4-6pm. For more information, call 715-682-4591.
  • 04/20/2017
    Open Mic/Karaoke at Blue Wave on the Bay from 7-10:30pm. Hosted by JD Bass. For more information, call 715-685-2583.
  • 04/21-22/2017
    Ashland School of Dance Spring Recital will be held at the Ashland High School auditorium at 6pm.  Tickets are available at the dance studio, 419 Chapple Ave.  For more information and tickets, call  715-292-3567 or visit site.ashlandschoolofdance.info.
  • 04/21-23/2017
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Death by Design” performance, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 04/27-30/2017
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Death by Design” performance, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 04/28-29/2017
    Ashland School of Dance Spring Recital will be held at the Ashland High School auditorium at 6pm.  Tickets are available at the dance studio, 419 Chapple Ave.  For more information and tickets, call  715-292-3567 or visit site.ashlandschoolofdance.info.
  • 04/28-30/2017
    Ashland Gun and Knife Show at Bay Area Civic Center, 320 4th Ave. W. Show hours are: Friday from 4-8pm, Saturday from 9am-4pm, and Sunday from 9am-3pm.  Guns on display and for sale.  For more information, call Ray at 715-292-8415.
  • 04/29/2017
    5th Annual Smelt Run at the Bretting Community Center, starting at 10am. A 5k family-friendly run/walk to benefit American Cancer Society. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 04/29/2017
    Ashland B.P.O. Does will be holding their Annual Spring Fling fundraiser at the Hotel Chequamegon, 101 W. Lake Shore Dr., starting at 11am. There will be a noon luncheon along with raffles and a 50/50 drawing. For more information, please call Judy at 715-746-2033 or Sue at 715-682-6228.
  • 04/29/2017
    Roly Poly Contest & Dinner.  Sponsored by the Mellen Area Chamber of Commerce, Morse Town Hall, Mellen.  Contest judging at 2pm.  Dinner is from 4-6pm.  Dinner ticket enters you in the grand prize drawing (need to be present to  win). For more information, call 715-274-2136 or visit www.mellenwi.com.
  • 04/29/2017
    Northland College presents “Song for the Wild” with Warren Nelson from 7-10pm in the Alvord Theatre. For more information, call 715-682-1223.
  • 04/29/2017
    Ashland Chamber Music Society welcomes “Wingra Woodwind Quintet” at United Presbyterian-Congregational Church, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-5795, or visit www.ashlandchambermusic.org.
  • 04/29/2017
    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents “Shannon Curfman Band”. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 04/29-30/2017
    4th Annual Ashland Women’s 6-Person Partner Team Pool Tournament.  This pool tournament will be held at multiple bars in Ashland and will start at 9:30am.  For more information and to sign up, call 715-682-4870.
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    First Friday Dance, at Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave., from 7-10pm. Kids dances start at 7pm and adults at 8pm. For more information, call 715-682-1699 or visit www.northland.edu.
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    Chequamegon Humane Association Rummage Sale at Saron Lutheran Church, 517 9th Ave West, Ashland. 8-2pm.  Bake sale, food available too. All profits go directly to the animal shelter.  715-682-9744.
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    Easter Buffet at The Niblick from 11am-2pm. Adults- $18.50 and children ages 6-12- $6.50. Reservations recommended. For more information, call 715-682-8800.
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    The Easter Bunny will be at the Ashland Walgreens, 110 W. Lake Shore Dr., from 10am-2pm. Hop on by and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny! For more information, call 715-685-0202.
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    29th Annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at the Sanborn United Methodist Church from 8am-1pm. Serving traditional and potato pancakes. Adults- $8, children 6-12 yrs- $4, and children under 6 yrs -FREE. Men of the church will be cooking and there will also be a bake sale.
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    Annual Golf Show at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Hwy. 137 (Golf Course Road),  5:30-7:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-8004.
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    SKYWARN Storm Spotter Training will be held from 6-8pm in Room 169 of the CSE (Science Building), 13th Street West, on the Northland College campus. The National Weather Service’s SKYWARN program provides this FREE 2-hour training to volunteers in the community who help identify and report severe weather, including tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. Open to the public. Co-sponsored by the NWS and Northland’s Weather Club. Call Kevin Huyck at 218-729-0651 with any questions.
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    Washburn Ducks Unlimited Banquet at The Steak Pit, 125 Harbor View Dr., Washburn, at 5:30pm.  For more information, call 715-779-3639, or 715-292-2178.
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    Bay Days Karaoke Contest.  First of 3 qualifying rounds at Little Nikki’s in Cornucopia.  Registration 6-7pm Contest starts at 7pm.  1st place $30, 2nd place $20, and 3rd place $10 certificate from little Nikkis.  Top 3 qualifiers from each contest will be in the Bay Days Karaoke Finals.  Grand Finale Prizes at Bay Days will be 1st place 1,000, 2nd place $700 and 3rd place $300.   Good Luck Singers!  Other qualifying rounds will be at Legendary Waters on May 20th and at the Safari June 17.
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    Cabin Fever at The Alley at 5:30pm. Limited tickets! Single: $40, Double: $75. Five-course meal paired with wine, beer and liquor. For more information, call 715-682-4208.
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    Spring for Faith In Action Fundraiser All-you-can-eat Pizza Buffet & Basket Raffles at The Alley, 806 W. Main St., from 4pm-8pm. For more information and fees, call 715-682-4414, ext. 3.
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    Northland College presents 2nd Annual CBAP Symposium. For more information, call 715-682-1699.
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    Northland College presents Folk Festival from April 15 at 6pm to April 17 at 5pm. This year will be celebrating the 49th annual Folk Festival. For more information, call 715-682-1699.
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    Our Lady of the Lake School is hosting a Children’s Carnival and a PreK to Kindergarten Open House from 11am to 1pm.  The Carnival will have games at 50 cent per ticket.  There will be raffles and silent auctions.  Food, games galore, cake walk and lots of fun!   Come and visit the Classroom first to sign up for the fall and then go to the Church social hall to play carnival games!  For more information call 715-682-7622.
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    Hey Ladies, time to play golf!! IMPORTANT DATES: April 18th, April 25th, May 2nd. Pre-golf workshop at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club at 5:30pm. So join them and they’ll help you shake off the cobwebs. STARTING WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE DATE: May 9th. They will kick things off with a shotgun start at 5:30pm and let the fun begin! $10 entry fee will include a swag bag! Greens fees will be $11 (walking) and $21 (cart). We will be having weekly games and prizes for everything from best socks to longest putt. A beer cart will be available for those who need an excuse for balls in the woods. This league is solely just to have fun and make some new friends. You can have 30 years of experience or none, it doesn’t matter. For more information call 715-682-8004.
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    Northland College Ceramics Sale.  Northland College students will hold a ceramics sale 9:30am to 4pm in the Ponzio Campus Center. The public is invited to shop. Students will be accepting cash or check only.
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    North Coast Cycling Association Spring Into Gear Party from 6-9pm at The Lake Superior Taphouse (South Shore Brewery) in Washburn. Members-FREE, non-members-$5 (which may be applied towards membership). Music by Hoff Stevens. For more information, visit www.northcoastcycling.com.
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    3rd Annual Beef Up the Senior Center Dance at the Neighborly Bar from 4-8pm. Meat Raffle and three grand prize drawings. Guest DJ- “Benny”. 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s music. Food, fun, and prizes! Proceeds go to inside renovations: new carpet and furniture. For more information, call 715-682-2776.
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    Ashland Elks Lodge 137, American Legion Post 90, & Bayfield American Legion Post 49 Annual Ann Moran Star-Spangled Banner Music Scholarship, at the United Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 214 Vaughn Ave., at 1pm.  Open for public viewing, participants from grades 9-12.  Pre-registration is preferred but not required.  For more information or to pre-register, call  715-682-5365.
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    Bring your paper documents into Northwoods Community Credit Union during business hours for free shredding! For more information, call 715-682-9099.
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    North Coast Cycling presents Free Spring Bike Wrenching Clinic at 6pm at Washburn Hardware & Sport. For more information, visit www.northcoastcycling.com.
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    The Apostle Islands Sport Fishermen’s Association is having their quarterly meeting at the Washburn Public Library, 307 Washington Avenue, Washburn on April 27 at 7 pm . George Meyer, Director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, will be speaking on what the WWF is about and what they do. In addition, there will be a 50/50 raffle, and yearly membership renewals available. For more info, please call Al House, President AISA, 715-292-5117.
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    Partners of Memorial Medical Center will hold their Spring Used Book Sale from 10am to 12:30pm in the Gull-Stockton Room (lower level of MMC, next to the Gift Shop). This event offers a great selection of soft and hardcover books! Proceeds will benefit Partners Special Projects at MMC.
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    North Coast Cycling presents Teaching Safe Bicycling Training from 9am-5pm at Northland College. For more information, visit www.northcoastcycling.com.
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    Rustic Valley Bazaar at the Wild Rose Barn, 50467 State Hwy 13,  9am-3pm.
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    Fast Lane Motor Sports Car Show and Swap meet.  Stop in from 10am to 2pm at 3122 East Lake Shore Dr., for the open house.  Meet Chris Bretting and take a tour of the shop.  Race cars and drivers will be available to meet and greet.  Fun for all!  Great way to start the racing season!
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    Team Cheeseheads Relay For Life 4th Annual “Cinco De Mayo Party,” at 5th Quarter Bar, 301 E. Main St., from 2pm-8pm.  Live music featuring Mark Rossow & Friends, Chinese raffles (need not be present to win), and food (Taco and Nacho Bar).  This is a family friendly event.  For more information, call 715-682-6760.