Calendar » APRIL 2014

  • 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 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 through May 1: 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 Shopper, or call 715-556-5931.
  • 03/27/2014-05/02/2014
    CESA #12 Relay For Life Team Silent Auction, 618 Beaser Ave., Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm. There are 30 items to choose from, something for everyone. All proceeds go to The American Cancer Society. For more information, call 715-682-2363, or email jeanw@cesa12.org.
  • 04/01/2014
    Election Day Bake Sale;  at the Ashland Senior Community Center, 400 Chapple Ave., at 9am.  For more information or to volunteer, call 715-682-2776.
  • 04/01/2014
    The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center Kinder Kritters–”Awesome Adaptations;” at 10:30am, 29270 Co. Hwy. G. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 04/01-30/2014
    Washburn School Art Exhibit at the Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn. Open reception will be on April 10th from 5pm-8pm. For more information, call 715-373-5591.
  • 04/01/2014
    An Evening of Information & Inspiration Just for Women; sponsored by MMC at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G, from 5pm-7:30pm.  Free and open to the public, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and great door prizes! For more information and to R.S.V.P., call 715-685-5183.
  • 04/01/2014
    “Retire Wisely” seminar presented by Thrivent Financial representative David Pagels, at 6pm, at Immanuel Mellen, 101 Thomas St., Mellen. For more information, call 715-685-0605.
  • 04/02/2014
    Sigurd Olson Birthday Celebration “BWCA Snowshoe Expedition;” Sentry Room at Northland College, 1411 S. Ellis Ave., at 7pm. For more information, email jayers@northland.edu or visit www.northland.edu.
  • 04/03/2014
    Washburn Ducks Unlimited Banquet at The Steak Pit, 125 Harbor View Dr., Washburn.  For more information, call 715-779-3639, or 715-292-2178.
  • 04/04/2014
    Stoutenburg Art Reception, “A Transient Realm,” in the Mary Van Evera Visual Arts Center at Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave., at 5pm. For more information, call 715-682-1699, or email stoutenburgm01@myemail.northland.edu.
  • 04/04-06/2014
    Bad River Lodge & Casino Dr. Pool Tournament in the convention center at 6pm, 73370 US Hwy. 2, Odanah. For more information, call 715-682-7121.
  • 04/05/2014
    International Tabletop Day for the Chequamegon Bay; at Saron Lutheran Church, 517 W. 9th Ave., from 11am-10pm. Come join us to learn and/or play different types of board games. We will be playing many games with a focus on three main types of games; Cooperative Board Games, Micro Games, and Solitaire Games. For more information, call 715-209-3383 or 715-413-1397.
  • 04/05/2014
    Cabin Fever Days; at the Mellen City Garage, Fayette Ave. from 12pm-10pm. Kids activities from 12:30pm-2:30pm, bean bag toss from 1pm-3pm, smear contest from 3pm-6pm, meat raffle from 7pm-8pm, karaoke from 8pm-10pm, drawings at 10pm. For more information, call 715-274-5022.
  • 04/05/2014
    Butternut School District Winter Carnival, 312 W. Wisconsin St., from 12pm-11pm. Outdoor activities 12pm-3pm, indoor activities 3pm-6pm, dance 7pm-11pm. For more information and fees, call 715-769-3434.
  • 04/05/2014
    Community Baby Shower; at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G, from 1pm-3pm. Have a healthy baby, family, and home while celebrating your new addition with the community. For more information, call 715-919-0806, or email cassie.grubbe@lung.org.
  • 04/05/2014
    Coffeehaus Concert in the Alvord Theatre; at Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave., from 6pm-12pm. For more information, contact Dane at hilded416@myemail.northland.edu or visit www.northland.edu.
  • 04/05/2014
    Spotlight Gatherings: Delta Diner Preview Night with Charmaine Swan, at The Spot, 116 E. 14th Ave., from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Warm up at The Spot with festive food prepared by The Delta Diner staff and company from family style seating. Seating is limited, tickets are required. Ticket includes one dinner special with dessert and one Coconut Cream Margarita. For more information or tickets, call 715-292-6556, visit www.spotwellness.com, or email info@spotwellness.com.
  • 04/06/2014
    Annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast and Bake Sale; Sanborn Methodist Church, 113 E. 11th Ave., at 8am.  For more information, call 715-278-3955.
  • 04/07/2014
    Spring for Faith In Action Fundraiser Pizza Buffet; from 4pm-8pm at The Alley, 808 W. Main St. All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet: pizza, hot pasta, chicken wings, tossed & caesar salad. Basket raffles with a variety of great items; need not be present to win. For more information and fees, call 715-682-4144.
  • 04/09/2014
    AARP Smart Driver Course; at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G. Refresh your driving skills with a chance to lower your car insurance! For more information and fees, call 715-373-6144.
  • 04/10/2014
    Chequamegon Humane Association Annual Rummage Sale. Turn your trash into someone else’s treasures. Looking for gently used items to be donated to CHA for this event. For more information, call 715-682-9744, or visit www.chaadopt.org.
  • 04/10/2014
    Kids in the Kitchen: Natural Food Dyes; at Chequamegon Food Co-op, 215 Chapple Ave. Just in time for Easter, this free demonstration will teach you and your children how to use natural foods to dye eggs, frosting, and even cloth. Stop by the demo table at the Co-op to learn more about which foods work well for natural dyes and to try your hand at dyeing a few things. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • 04/10/2014
    “Taste,” A Beer and Wine Sampling Event; from 5pm-7pm in the Conference Center at WITC, 2100 Beaser Ave. For more information and fees, call 715-682-4591.
  • 04/10/2014
    Making Landscaping Easy; sponsored by UW-Extension & Ashland/Bayfield County Master Gardeners. At 6:30pm at the Agriculture & Energy Resource Center, 68760 State Farm Rd. For more information and fees, call 715-682-4408.
  • 04/10/2014
    “Financial Planning Basics” Seminar presented by Thrivent Financial representative Ashley Moore, at 6:45pm, at Ignite Fitness Studio, 320 W. Main St., Suite B. For more information, call 715-685-0605 or visit www.ignitefitnessstudio.com.
  • 04/10-13/2014
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Sin, Sex & The CIA” at the Rinehart Theatre, 210 E. 5th Ave. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit http://www.ctatheatre.org/.
  • 04/11/2014
    Coffeehaus Concert in the Alvord Theatre at Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave., from 6pm-12pm. For more information, contact Dane at hilded416@myemail.northland.edu.
  • 04/11/2014
    2nd Street Bistro presents “Acoustic Relapse,” 201 E. Main St. Live music every Friday from 6pm-9pm. For more information, call 715-682-6444, or visit www.bistro54806.com.
  • 04/11/2014
    Chequamegon Area Choir “A Place in the Choir,” concert; at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 311 W. 13th St., at 7:30pm. For more information and fees, call 715-373-5371.
  • 04/11-12/2014
    Easter play “The Road To Emmaus” at Grace Bible Fellowship at 7pm, 73605 Hwy. 13, Washburn. Free to public, tickets available at The Eyeglass Shop & the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or call GBF at 715-373-1175 or 715-292-3555.
  • 04/11-13/2014
    WJJH Home & Sport Show at Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave. Hours are Friday from 6pm-9pm, Saturday from 10am-6pm, and Sunday from 10am-3pm. For more information, call 715-682-2727.
  • 04/12/2014
    Outpost Spring Gear Swap & Sale at The Outpost at Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave., from 10am-5pm. For more information, call 715-682-1265.
  • 04/12/2014
    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.
  • 04/12/2014
    Donate Life Fitness-a-thon at Ignite Fitness, 320 W. Main St., from 11am-2pm. Help families raise awareness for organ donation while working up a sweat. Registration will include the following classes: spin, jungle gym, turbo kick, insanity, hip hop hustle, & piyo strength. All proceeds benefit Donate Life. Registration is limited to 24 spots, first-come, first-served, open to public, need not be Ignite student. For more information, call 715-292-0679, or register at www.ignitefitnessstudio.com.
  • 04/12/2014
    Grillin’ Spaghetti Dinner & Midget Mile, Butternut American Legion. Food and socializing all day, Midget Mile at 12pm, dinner from 4pm-7pm. For more information, call 715-769-3434.
  • 04/12/2014
    1st Annual Seed Swap & Washburn Community Seed Bank Grand Opening, from 1pm-4pm in the basement of the Washburn Public Library, 307 Washington Ave. If you have seeds to share, bring them along – if not, come check out and take home some free organic flowers and vegetables. Sponsored by the Seed Saver Alliance in partnership with UW-Extension. For more information, visit www.seedsaversalliance.org.
  • 04/12/2014
    Chequamegon Symphony’s “Concert For Peace” 8pm at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 201 E. Lake Shore Dr. For more information, call 715-682-0446.
  • 04/12/2014
    Bad River Lodge & Casino presents musical duo Rosetti & Wigley in the convention center, 73370 US Hwy. 2, Odanah. Free admission, must be 21 years of age, doors open at 8pm, program begins at 9pm. For more information, call 715-682-7121, or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 04/13/2014
    All-You-Can-Eat Potato Pancake/French Toast Breakfast at the Ashland Senior Community Center, 400 Chapple Ave., from 9am-1pm.  For more information and fees, call 715-685-2776.
  • 04/13/2014
    Chequamegon Area Choir “A Place in the Choir” concert at St. Louis Catholic Church, 217 W. 7th St., at 4pm. For more information and fees, call 715-373-5371.
  • 04/14/2014
    Chequamegon Humane Association Dinner Benefit at The Alley, 808 W. Main St., from 4pm-8pm. Kitty Kash 50/50 raffle tickets will be for sale here as well. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or 715-682-9744, or visit www.chaadopt.org.
  • 04/15/2014
    “Real Money Talk for Women” Seminar presented by Thrivent Financial representative Ashley Moore. At 6pm, at Good Shepherd, 311 W. 13th St. For more information, call 715-685-0605.
  • 04/15/2014
    Seed Savers Alliance presents “Seed Saving 101,” at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy., at 6pm. Join local seed enthusiast, Tessah Wickus, to learn bare-bone basics of saving seeds. She will also share more information about the 6 new Seed Lending Libraries in the region. For more information, call 715-682-9983, or visit www.seedsaversalliance.org.
  • 04/15/2014
    Ashland Science on Tap, hosts Mike Michaud, M.S., “Hydrogen: A Reliable and Dependable Clean Energy Source” 6:30pm at the Deep Water Grille-South Shore Brewery, 808 W. Main St. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org.
  • 04/16/2014
    Early Childhood Education Career Night at WITC, 2100 Beaser Ave., in the Ashland Room from 6pm-7pm. For more information, call 715-682-4591, ext. 3195.
  • 04/17/2014
    Run Club Kick-Off Cookout “Runners Unite!” Sponsored by Solstice Outdoors, 400 W. Main St., at 5:30pm. No charge, come on by for a run and a cookout. Bring your friends or your dog! Runners of all levels are invited. For more information, call 715-682-3590, or visit www.solsticeoutdoorstore.com.
  • 04/17/2014
    Chequamegon Food Co-op Annual Meeting & Owner Celebration at CESA #12 in Ashland. Eat, drink, and vote! It’s time for our Annual Meeting and Owner Celebration. The evening’s agenda will include voting to fill four board positions, sampling products, giveaways, expansion updates, and of course, food. In-store voting will also be available from April 1 through April 15 for members who cannot come to the annual meeting. You must be a current member of the Co-op to attend this event and vote in the elections. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • 04/18/2014
    Spring Style Show hosted by Good Thyme, 77180 Hwy. 13, Washburn, from 6pm-8pm. Upcycled fashions by Eclectik, Our Ladies of Perpetual Sales, Shabby Shop, and ENCORE Resale Store. For more information and tickets, call 715-292-4940.
  • 04/18/2014
    “Philomena,” presented by the Bay Area Film Society at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G, from 7:30pm-9:15pm. For more information and fees, call 715-682-9983
  • 04/19/2014
    Relay for Life, “Power of the Purse Benefit Raffle” hosted by Team Carries Crusaders at the Neighborly Bar, 1301 W. Main St., from 8am-2:30pm. Adult cakewalk, egg hunt, contests, Chinese raffle with over 150 purses filled with jewelry, accessories, cash, and more all day long; followed by DJ AC Plumma. For more information, call 715-682-9908.
  • 04/19/2014
    3rd Annual Earth Day Cleanup sponsored by the City of Ashland Public Works Department and Ashland Parks & Recreation. Cleanup starts at 9am at H. Pearson Plaza off Hwy. 2. Gloves, bags, and refreshments will be provided. The first 50 people will receive a complimentary Earth Day T-shirt. Snow/rain reschedule date will be May 17. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 04/19/2014
    Ashland Easter Egg Hunt on the Courthouse lawn in downtown Ashland. Starts at 11am. Ages 2-6. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • 04/19/2014
    Ashland Chamber Music Society presents “Bay Area Chamber Ensemble” at 7:30pm at the Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 214 Vaughn Ave. For more information and fees, call 715-682-5795.
  • 04/19/2014
    Seed Savers Alliance presents “Cold Frame Building & Seed Saving Basics,” at the ReSource ReUse Store, 30 E. Bayfield St., Washburn. Learn to build a cold frame to extend the season for your garden out of recycled materials from the ReSource Store. Mat Scholes from Lake Effect Builders will be teaching the building aspect, while Tessah Wickus will discuss how to prepare your garden for seed saving. For more information, call 715-373-2003, or visit www.seedsaversalliance.org.
  • 04/19/2014
    5th Quarter Bar’s 1st Annual Relay for Life 80′s Party, sponsored by Team Cheeseheads, 301 E. Main St. Dress up in your best 80′s fashion and drop by at any time and dance the night away. There will be 80′s trivia, prizes, 50/50 raffles & boards, drink chips, and live music by Foreign Object at 9:30pm. For more information, call 715-292-8056, or email teamrelayforlife@hotmail.com.
  • 04/20/2014
    Easter Buffets:
    - The Breakwater Cafe, 1808 East Lake Shore Drive. Breakfast buffet served from 9am-11am, brunch buffet served from 11am-2pm. For more information, call 715-682-8388.
    - Explorer’s Point Restaurant, 30580 West US Highway 2. Easter buffet served from 11am-5pm. For more information, call 715-682-0331.
    - Molly Cooper’s Restaurant & Bar, 101 West Lake Shore Drive. Easter buffet served from 10:30am-3pm. For more information, call 715-682-6727.
    - Easter Buffet at the Manomin Restaurant in the Bad River Lodge & Casino, 73370 US Hwy. 2, Odanah, from 11am-5pm. For more information and fees, call 715-682-7121, or visit www.badriver.com.
    Easter Specials:
    - The Vintage Platter, 315 Turner Road. Easter brunch specials offered from 10am-2pm. For more information, call 715-682-2626.
    - Ashland Family Restaurant, 620 East Lake Shore Drive. Easter lunch specials begin at 11am. For more information, call 715-682-4543.
    - Deep Water Grille, 808 West Main Street. Easter breakfast specials offered from 11am-3pm, entree specials from 11am-10pm. For more information, call 715-682-4200.
  • 04/22/2014
    “Business On Stage” an inventors & entrepreneurs program discussing “franchising your way to business success,” at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G, at 6pm. Featuring co-owner of McDonald’s-Sue Brzezinski, and Owners of Best Western Hotel Chequamegon-Rockie Kavajecz, and NAPA Auto Parts-Jim Habas.
  • 04/23/2014
    WITC is holding a “Leadership and Life” Non-profit Conference, 2100 Beaser Ave., from 9am-3pm. A day for non-profits to network and learn together. The keynote speaker will be Kevin Stranberg, Director of Public Relations, Memorial Medical Center. For more information, call 715-682-4591.
  • 04/25/2014
    Seed Savers Alliance presents “Garden Types,” at the Mercer Public Library, Margaret St., Mercer. Join Joy Schelble to learn about the different types of garden styles. Will be discussing conventional gardening, raised beds, straw bales, container gardening, and more! For more information, visit www.seedsaversalliance.org.
  • 04/25-26/14 & 05/02-03/2014
    Ashland School of Dance Spring Recital will be held at the Ashland High School auditorium at 6pm. Tickets available at the Dance Studio, 511 1/2 W. Main St.  For more information and tickets, call  715-292-3567 or visit site.ashlandschoolofdance.info.
  • 04/25-27/2014
    Ashland Gun and Knife Show at Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave. Friday from 4pm-8pm, Saturday from 9am-4pm, Sunday from 9am-3pm. Guns on display and for sale. For more information, call 715-682-2221.
  • 04/26/2014
    2nd Annual Family Smelt Run at 10am this 5k run/walk will start and finish at the Ashland Bretting Community Center, 400 W. 4th Ave. For more information and fees, call 715-682-7059.
  • 04/26/2014
    Mellen’s Annual “Roly Poly Contest” at Morse Town Hall.  Judging starts at 2pm, dinner at 4pm. For more information and fees, call 715-274-2330.
  • 04/26/2014
    “Beef Up The Senior Center Dance” at the Neighborly Bar, 1301 W. Main St., from 4pm-8pm. Meat Raffle, Chinese Raffle, grand prizes & more. For more information, call 715-682-2776, or 715-682-9908.
  • 04/26/2014
    Brewmaster’s Dinner “The History of the American Pale Ale” at the Deep Water Grille, 800 W. Main St., at 6pm. Seats are limited and tickets are on sale now. For more information, call 715-682-4200.
  • 04/26-27/2014
    1st 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.
  • 04/26-27/2014
    Don Piper, author of “90 Minutes in Heaven” Saturday at 6pm at the Americinn, 3009 Lake Shore Dr. Sunday at 9:30am at the Washburn Assembly of God, 1451 Cty. Trunk C. Tickets are free, there will be an offering, attendance is limited to 400 seats. Tickets are available at the Washburn Assembly of God Church, 1451 Co. Trunk C. For more information, call 715-373-2939.
  • 04/27/2014
     VFW Pancake Feed at the American Legion Hall, 220 E. Main St., from 7am-1pm. For more information or to volunteer, call 715-682-5955.
  • 04/27/2014
    Ashland Elks Lodge 137 & American Legion Post 90 Annual Ann Moran Star Spangled Banner Music Scholarship. At the Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 214 Vaughn Ave., at 1pm. Open for public viewing, participants from grades 9-12. Pre-registration not required. For more information or to pre-register, call 715-682-4329, 715-682-5365, or 715-373-5360.
  • 04/27/2014
    Bad River Lodge & Casino hosts Northland’s Spring Fashion Show & Luncheon from 1pm-3pm, 73370 US Hwy. 2, Odanah. All proceeds go to The New Day Shelter and the Bad River Domestic Abuse Zhwenidig Shelter. For more information or tickets, call 715-682-7121 ext. 1294.
  • 04/27/2014
    Ashland High School Jazz Concert accompanied by the Big Woods Big Band at 3pm at the Ashland High School, 1900 Beaser Ave. For more information and fees, call 715-682-7089.
  • 04/28/2014
    WITC Spring Open House, 2100 Beaser Ave., from 3pm-7pm. For more information, call 715-682-4591, or visit witc.edu/ashland.
  • 04/29/2014
    “Real Money Talk for Women” Seminar presented by Thrivent Financial representative Ashley Moore. At 6pm, at Immanuel Mellen, 101 Thomas St., Mellen. For more information, call 715-685-0605.