Calendar » AUGUST 2019

  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center  Lots to do and see at the Center. Walking trail, exhibits and scenic tower. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events and activities 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 entire family.
  • Big Top Chautauqua Find out what’s happening at Big Top this month!
  • Rookery Pub Live Music.  Live music every Sunday evening on the patio (weather permitting, indoors if need be), 20100 Co. Hwy. M, from 1:30pm-5pm, beginning June 15th and continuing through September. Check out their website for a full listing of weekly musicians and to view the menu beforehand. For more information, call 715-794-2062.
  • Saturdays, mid-May – August
    Stock Car Races at ABC Raceway, 2187 Butterworth Rd. For more information, call 715-682-4237, or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • Saturdays through mid-October, Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, located in the Pearson Plaza, just off West Main Street 8am-1pm. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.ashlandareafarmersmarket.com.
  • Sundays-September, Summer Sunday Serenades at Rookery Pub Fine Dining, from 2pm-5pm, 20100 Cty. Hwy. M, Cable. For more information, call 715-794-2062, or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia. Stand Up Paddleboard Clinics and Shipwreck/snorkeling tours continue! For more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • Guided Mural Trolley Tours! Fridays & Saturdays at 10am & 1:30pm and Mondays at 1:30pm from June 22-September 8. Sponsored by Ashland Chamber of Commerce and BART. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • Sunday Fat Bike Adventure Safari Rides at 1pm. NCCA sponsored weekly rides. Meeting locations will be announced via Facebook and email. Possible locations include: North Coast Coffee or Coco Cafe in Washburn or Big Water Coffee or The Fat Radish in Bayfield, etc. Bikes with 3.5″ tires or wider are highly recommended. No registration. Everyone welcome. Riders are asked to submit their email or contact information to John Murphy at murph007swat@gmail.com or call 715-209-8169 to receive weekly updates.
  • “Timeless Lake Superior” Quilt Exhibit at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co Hwy G. Showing until October 15, 2018. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • Casual Group Ride on Monday nights at 6pm. Meet at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. Bike needed, or rentals are available at Bay City Cycles (please arrive early to do so). Helmets required. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091 or visit www.baycitycycles.com.
  • Women into Networking. Lunch and learn every second Friday of every month. Guest speakers, networking, and prizes. At the Chequamegon Food Co-op from 12-1pm. Cost is $10 and includes lunch (Cash or check payable to the Food Co-op). Limited space available. Must RSVP with name and phone number by calling/texting 906-364-9100 or through Facebook.
  • BINGO every Tuesday night, 7pm at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 106 n 2nd Ave East. Bingo is played in the basement and is open to the public. Excluding Holidays or during the Holy Week. For more information, call 715-682-7620.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Customer Appreciation Day” every Tuesday in the Month of August. Money Machine from 11am-7pm. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • Bayfield Rec Center Free Senior Friday, free use of our fitness machines, swim laps, or just use the sauna and hot tub, Aqua Fit class at 9am, and a Silver Sneakers fitness class (using chairs) at 11am! No need to schedule, walk ins are welcome! Please call 715-779-5408 with any questions you might have.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, ” Lucky Duck Fridays” every Friday in August from 8-11pm. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • Second Street Bistro, 201 Main Street East, offering free live music from 5-9pm, every Friday and Saturday, with no cover charge. For more information, call 715-682-2320.
  • 08/02-03/2019
    Ashland Downtown Days – Sidewalk Sales, Craft & Food Vendors – Downtown Summer Celebration.  For craft vendor information click here.
  • 08/03/2019
    This year the Point to La Pointe Packet Pickup is Friday, August 3rd, at Wild Rice Retreat in conjunction with an Open Wine Bar evening and is open to the public!  The Retreat Wine Bar will be open with beer, wine, and light bites available for purchase from 4-10pm. Live music by Ric Gillman!  Chair massage provided by Wild Rice Retreat for swimmers and the public from 3:00-8:00pm.  2018 Point to La Pointe Apparel on sale! Don’t hesitate to get yours, when it’s gone, it’s gone!  The Cool Down is the first ever post Point to La Pointe party!  For more information or to register, call 715-779-5408 or visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/point-to-la-pointe.html.
  • 08/17/2019
    Glidden’s Annual Brat Feed at “The Junction” in Clam Lake. For more information visit www.gliddenwi.org.
  • 08/21/2019
    55+ Health Expo, at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave., from 9am-2pm. For more information, call 715-685-5181.
  • 08/25/2019
    Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia, presents ACA Level 3Kayak Instructor Update & Rolling Endorsement CourseFor more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • 08/27-09/14/2019
    Bayfield/Apostle Islands Annual Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration. For more information, call 715-779-5619 or visit www.lighthousecelebration.com.
  • 08/30/2019
    Glidden’s Brat Feed at the Fire and Rescue Hall, Downtown Glidden. For more information visit www.gliddenwi.org.
  • 08/30-09/02/2018
    Labor Day Fair with ball games, mud bog, arts & crafts, musical theater, carousal rides, and more! Held at the historic Marion Park in Glidden. For more information call 715-264-5444.
  • 08/31/2019
    Bargain Hut Gives Back Sale, 420 Chapple Ave., from 9am-1pm. Items will be for the community to take at no charge. This is open to anyone and everyone within the area. For more information, call 715-682-8522.
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    Madeline Island Museum presents, “In A Patch of Goldenrod- Taking a Closer Look” from 7-8pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
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    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Azure” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Ladysmith Black Mambazo,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Chequamegon Bay Concert Band is having a concert from 8-9pm at the Bandshell, in Memorial Park. In case of rain, concert will be moved to the Northland College, Alvord Theatre. For more information call 715-682-2500.
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    66th Flambeau Rama at the Festival Grounds located at 310 5th St N in Park Falls. Races, Music, Sales, and much more! For more information visit www.parkfalls.com or call 715-762-2703.
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    9th Annual Port Wing Plein Air Painting Festival from 3-7pm and Sunday 10am-1pm. Watch artist paint in the open air! 40 artists, entertainment, food, drink, and the great outdoors. For more information visit www.portwingpleinair.com
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Vince Gill,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Movies in the Park will begin at dusk at Plaza Park with the movie “Mrs. Doubtfire” at 8:30pm. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a relaxing evening in the park. Sponsored by Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
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    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Alice In Wonderland” performance, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-5554 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
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    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “History & Ecology of Old-Growth Forest”. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
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    Chequamegon Children’s Theatre presents, “Meredith Willison’s: The Music Man” at the Drummond School Auditorium. Aug 3 and 4 at 7pm. Aug 5 at 2pm. Tickets sold at the door. For more information call 715-798-3248.
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    Point to La Pointe Swim, at the Bayfield Pavilion, 2 E. Front St., Bayfield. The 2.1-mile race begins at 7:20am. This year the Point to La Pointe Packet Pickup is Friday, August 3rd, at Wild Rice Retreat in conjunction with an Open Wine Bar evening and is open to the public!  The Retreat Wine Bar will be open with beer, wine, and light bites available for purchase from 4-10pm. Live music by Ric Gillman! Chair massage provided by Wild Rice Retreat for swimmers and the public from 3-8pm. 2018 Point to La Pointe Apparel on sale! Don’t hesitate to get yours, when it’s gone, it’s gone! The Cool Down is the first ever post Point to La Pointe party! Join us at Joni’s Beach from 12-4pm on Saturday, August 4, following the 13th Annual Point to La Pointe Open Water Swim for a reggae party on Madeline Island featuring NATTY NATION! $5/cover. Cash bar with South Shore Brewery beer, wine, and a few N/A options. Raffle. Open to the public, family friendly. For more information or to register, call 715-779-5408 or visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/point-to-la-pointe.html.
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    72nd Annual Edward “Bud” Williams Kids’ Fishing Party – sponsored by the North Wisconsin Rod & Gun Club, Ashland. Starts at 8am. Held at Kreher Park. Registration the day of the party starting at 8am. Bring your own poles. Free food, refreshments and prizes! For more information, call 715-209-2560.
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    39th Annual Grand View Firehouse 50 Road Race, sponsored by the Grand View Fire Department at 10am. The Firehouse 50 race is on blacktop roads winding through the pristine Chequamegon National Forest around Lake Namakagon and Lake Owen. It passes through the townships of Grand View, Namakagon, Cable and Drummond. For more information or to register, call 715-763-3333 or visit www.firehouse50.org.
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    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Summer Bash” from 11am-1pm. Free! Celebrate the flavors of summer. Free ice cream and lemonade, along with lots of other foods. Don’t miss out on this free community event featuring samples, music, and more! For more information, call 715-682-8251.
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    Herbster Community Club “Corn & Brat Fest,” at the Historic Log Gym, 86870 Lenawee Rd, Herbster, from 12-5pm. For more information, visit www.herbstercommunityclub.org.
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    Stagecoach Bar & Grill, 1521 6th Street East, Arts & Music Fest will begin outside with chalk art with Markie Anderson at 3pm. With The Lucky Dutch, from Chicago, playing at 5pm and the Whitecaps at 8:30pm. We’ll have smoked turkey legs, kebabs, corn on the cob and various salads available.  For more information call 715-292-6710.
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    ABC Raceway Races: MWM Madness- LakeShore Cafe. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot laps – 6:15pm. Racing – 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Summer Series presents Patio Entertainment, live music by “Jakeleg & Otis” from 7-10pm. Live music and cash bar. Limited seating. Bring lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 800-226-8478.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Corey Carlson,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Chequamegon Bay Golf Club Championship, 3000 Golf Course Rd. For more information call 715-682-8004.
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    North Coast Cycling Association’s Madeline Island Free Family/ Group Bike Ride at 10:30am at the LaPointe ferry dock. For more information, call 715-373-2114 or visit www.northcoastcycling.com.
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    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Yazmin,” Indie, folk & pop singer/songwriter on keyboard, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
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    The Cornucopia Community Library and Art Gallery presents the series Meet Our Local Authors featuring Nancy Takacs and Jan Minich at 2pm at the Bell Town Hall in Cornucopia. For more information, call 715-742-3336 or email karencorny@gmail.com.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “The Glenn Miller Orchestra,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Three Below Zero (Acoustic Duo with drums playing rock, country, and alternative hits), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
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    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Wellness Wednesday” all day. Free. Stop by and learn more about local wellness products and services. Local wellness product markers and practitioners will be in-store throughout the day. Owners also receive 10% off wellness products. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
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    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
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    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Wednesday Evening Speaker Series: Women of Madeline Island” from 7-8pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
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    Friends of the Apostle Island National Lakeshore Annual Meeting Island Cruise at Michigan Island Light Station Old & New Lighthouse from 4:45pm to sunset. Cost: $50 includes cruise, food, spirits, and programs. For more information, email friendsofapostleislands@gmail.com.
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    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “The Whitecaps” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “The Mavericks,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    Bayfield County Fair, North Main St., Iron River. Live music, face painting, hypnosis show, petting zoo, kid’s tractor pull, bull riding, and so much more! For more information, registration, or fees, call 715-373-6125 ext. 7, or visit  www.bayfieldcounty.org.
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    The Garland City Consort will be playing at 7pm at the Washburn United Methodist Church, 326 Washington Ave, Washburn. For more information, call 715-331-8111.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “The Temptations,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Wolf Ecology & Conservation Certification Course”. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
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    The public is invited to take the Studio Art Tour through Drummond, Cable, Hayward, Springbrook, and Stone Lake during the upcoming CHARAC (Cable Hayward Area Arts Council) Art Crawl. This event will take place Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11, 10 am-5 pm and Sunday, August 12, 11 am- 3pm. Signs will be posted along the roads directing visitors to twenty-two sites. Since many studios will feature guest artists, there will be over fifty artists participating. Brochures containing a map and a listing of the numerous sponsors are available at the Cable and Hayward Chambers of Commerce and at many other locations. During the art crawl there will be brochures at each studio. For more information please visit www.cablehaywardarts.org or phone 715-934-2780 or 715-798-3363.
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    Basic Pistol Course from 8am-4pm at Sports Hollow, 29195 US Hwy 2 W, Ashland. Cost: $75. For more information call 715-682-3838.
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    Annual Cornucopia Day, on the waterfront from 8am-4pm. Huge flea market, fantastic food, raffle prizes, paint balloon extreme, live music in town, parade at 1pm, 5k fun run, sandcastle building, dunk tank, and more! For more information, visit www.cornucopiawisconsin.net.
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    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Fix a Flat” at 9am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday as seating may be limited. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091.
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    Yoga at Copper Falls State Park from 9-10am at Loon Lake Beach. No charge for the class. Park Admission sticker required. No mat? No problem. Bring a towel.
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    Hazardous Waste – Clean Sweep Collection in Ashland County, from 9am-12pm at WITC-Ashland Campus (south parking lot) & from 2:30-3:30pm at Glidden Town Garage parking lot. Questions about the collection contact UW-Extension Ashland County’s Tom Wojciechowski at 715-682-7017.
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    Chequamegon Archery Club Jim Kouba Memorial Metic 900, 3501 McDonald Rd., Ashland, at 10am. Shotgun start. $15 for adults, 18 and under are $5. For more information contact 715-682-2090.
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    ABC Raceway Races: Afco Race of Champions qualifier- Safari Bar. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps-6:15pm. Racing-7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Summer Series presents Patio Entertainment, live music by “Danny Blake” from 7-10pm. Live music and cash bar. Limited seating. Bring lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 800-226-8478.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Son Volt with Pokey LaFarge,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Ojibwe Artist Residency with Rita Vanderventer” from 10am-5pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
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    Copper Peak presents “Experience the Peak” Ashland & Bayfield day from 10am-4:30pm. Half price lift tickets! Adults: $10. Children (5-14): $5. Door prizes and food truck. For more information, visit www.copperpeak.com.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “The Tamburitzans,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield. Essentia Health Free Family 1pm matinee. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Eggplant Heroes,” eclectic originals, folk & mountain gospel, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
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    The Garland City Consort will be playing at 3pm at the Ashland Methodist Church, 601 3rd Ave W, Ashland. For more information, call 715-331-8111.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “All Aboard: Songs of the Railroad,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Time Lab Vacation Bible School at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 Vaughn Ave, from 5-8pm. At Time Lab Vacation Bible School your children will learn about Jesus their Savior. They will do experiments, have dinner, play games, do crafts and sing songs. Ages 3 and up are welcome. Free. For more information visit www.ashlandtrinitylutheran.org or call 715-495-7338.
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    Northwest Wisconsin Business Service Team’s Webinar Series presents, “Recruiting Interns to Join Your Business Team” at 11am. To register visit www.nwwib.com.
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    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Hot Pink Hangover (Alternative Pop Rock), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Native American Community Connections Event,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield. Free, schedule starts at 3:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Underwater Marvels: The Fisheries of Lake Superior” from 7-8pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
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    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Hoff Stevens” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    3rd Thursday! You know, Thirsty Thursday, Thankful Thursday, Throwback Thursday, and now 3rd THURSDAY!!!!!! Downtown Retail Business will be open until 8pm on the 3rd THURSDAY of every month, with specials. Bargains! Fun!! An evening of shopping! For more information call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
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    Ashland Chamber Field Day, Golf Tournament. Field Day Registration Form.  For more information or to register, call the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce at 715-682-2500.
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    Ashland County Fair, County Fairgrounds, Marengo. Midway rides, races, horse show, truck pull, music, and much more. For more information, call 715-682-3742 or visit www.ashlandcofair.org.
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    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Invasive Species I.D. Day”, 29270 Co Hwy G, from 1-4pm. A speaker will be in the theater from 1-2pm talking about the impacts of invasive in the city of Ashland and how they have addressed this issue in parks and lakeshore trail. For more information visit www.nglvc.org or call 715-685-9983.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Superior! Songs and Stories of the Big Lake,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    Movies in the Park will begin at dusk at Plaza Park with the movie “Coco” at 8:30pm. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a relaxing evening in the park. Sponsored by Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce and Ashland Parks and Recreation. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
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    Butternut Community Fair, and cancer awareness event at the Butternut Park, Hwy 13. Crafts, garden entries, baskets, meals, prizes, games, food and fun for the whole family! For more information, email pckahl4pegi@yahoo.com or call 715-769-3550.  www.butternutwi.com.
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    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Drivetrain Maintenance” at 9am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday as seating may be limited. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091.
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    Big Bay State Park’s Annual Sandcastle Day, on Madeline Island.  Registration is at 9am. Judging will be at noon. Prizes awarded.  For more information, call 715-747-6425.
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    Ashland County Fair Idol from 1-6pm. Cash prizes and gift bags. Age groups: Youth: 11-18 years old. Adult: 18 and Up. To sign up, contact Denise Rude at 715-682-2774, leave message or sign up the day of by 12noon.
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    Chequamegon Archery Club Fall Festival, 3501 McDonald Rd., Ashland. Raffle games from 2-6pm. Drawings start at 6pm. For more information, contact Jim Habas at 715-682-2090.
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    Boogie in the Barn, CAMBA (Cable Area Mountain Bike Association) Gala fundraising event, from 5-10pm at the Sylvandale Barn, at the residence of Matt and Kim Dale on Round Lake School Road near Hayward. For more information, visit https://www.cambatrails.org/events/boogie-in-the-barn-gala/.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Summer Series presents Patio Entertainment, live music by “Elijah Adam Band” from 7-10pm. Live music and cash bar. Limited seating. Bring lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 800-226-8478.
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    ABC Raceway Races: Summer Blast- Northern WI Fence& Outlaw Graphics. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps – 6:15pm. Racing – 7:00pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm.  For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Nitty Gritty Dirt Band,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    Herbster Studio Art Tour from 10am-4pm.  The 2018 Art Tour is a very special chance to see both nationally and regionally acclaimed weaver, painters, woodcarvers, quilters, jewelers, printmakers, ceramic artists, and fiber artists.  Artists will open their galleries and home studios, showcasing a wide diversity of artistic talent. For more information visit http://herbsterstudioarttour.com/
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    Anishinaabe Culture Days at the Madeline Island Museum. With Ojibwe artists, musicians, and living history reenactors, this event will feature Ojibwe music, art, demonstrations, and exhibits. For more information call 715-747-2415 or email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
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    Butternut Pig & Corn Roast. For more information, call 715-769-3680 or visit www.butternutwi.com.
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    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Farm Tours-North Route” from 9am-3pm. FREE, but reserve your spot! Registration deadline: August 16. Caravan meets at the Co-op at 9am and leaves by 9:15am. Curious where your food comes from? This is the chance you’ve been waiting for! Join us for this fantastic day of dun getting to know your farmers and taking behind the scenes tours. Specific farms and schedule TBA. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
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    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “The Blong Boys,” jazzy, bluesy acoustic pop duo, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Big Top Idol,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Ashland Science on Tap hosts Ryan Shadbolt, Ph.D. with “Great Smoky Mountains up in Smoke: Lessons from the Chimney Tops 2 Fire of 2016,” at 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.
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    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Yazmin and T Bruce Bowers (Folk Rock/Latin), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
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    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Natural History & Identification of Conifer Species of the Northwoods” from 7-8pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
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    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Liz Woodworth Trio” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “All Aboard: Songs of the Railroad,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    “Working the Night Shift” Science Night DEMO at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center from 7-9pm. 29270 County Hwy G. See how bat experts use technology to study bats. Biologist will demonstrate field techniques to capture bats. Outside activity. Bring a headlamp and mosquito repellent! For more information visit www.nglvc.org.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Michael Perry and the Long Beds,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Loon & Wolf Ecology 101”. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
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    Gun and Knife Show at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 4th Ave. W. August 24 from 3-8pm and August 25 from 9am-4pm. Guns on display and for sale. For more information, call Ray at 715-292-8415.
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    Odanah Manomin Celebration & Pow Wow. Manomin or, wild rice, is an integral part of Ojibwe history and the Bad River Tribe celebrates the growth and harvest of this natural staple with traditional dancing, singing, canoe races, marathons, and plenty of food. For more information, call 715-685-4403.
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    Free Bike Maintenance Class “Gears and Derailleurs” at 9am at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. RSVP by 5pm on Friday as seating may be limited. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles and North Coast Cycling Association. For more information, call 715-682-2091.
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    Swedish Settlement Hike from 9am-1pm led by Warren Irle. Participants will meet at the Trail Head Parking Area of Old Grade Road (FR 202) for a 5-mile round-trip hike. In route to the Swedish Settlement, hikers will cross the majestic Marengo River and hike to the Juniper Rock Overlook. For more information contact Kevin Schram, President, at 715-765-4789 or email che@northcountrytrail.org.
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    Wisconsin Bat Festival at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 County Hwy G in Ashland, from 9am-5pm. Fun for the whole family! Free event! Meet live bats, discover actions that you can take to help bats, explore fun exhibits, fun activities, and more! For more information visit nglvc.org or www.wiatri.net/Inventory/Bats/News/batfest.cfm.
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    The Village of Mason is having a Charity Consignment Auction to benefit Mason Days. Starting at 10am. Located at A&L Storage, 49170 Sanborn Ave in Ashland. The seller keeps 90% of the sale and 10% goes to Mason Days. For more information, contact Dave Larson at 715-413-0068 or Rick Nettleton at 715-209-1654 or Noel Goeltz at 715-278-3745 or Don Dymesich at 715-413-0012.
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    2nd Annual Dirty Dog Dirt Dash 5k Walk/Run. Registration at 10am. Race starts 11am.  Event takes place between the Radio Station and Binsfield Rd, south on Ellis Ave. Lunch and 50/50 raffles. To register email Terri Ovaska at APDK9Chase@outlook.com or call 715-682-7171 ext. 1014.
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    Back to School Giveaway!! At Thrivent Financial, 623 Main St E in Ashland, from 10am-12pm. Rain location: Bretting Center, 400 4th Ave W. Giving away backpacks, school supplies, and gym shoes. First come, first served (while supplies last). Children must be present to receive items. Hosted by Superior Shores Team- Thrivent Financial and the Sole Purpose. For more information, call 715-685-0605.
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    Join us at the Bay City Bohemian Hall Pig Roast with Pitmaster David Pagels! Located at 319 11th Ave E in Ashland. Food, music, games, horses, corn hole, raffle, cash bar and more from 4-9pm. $15 for adults, $7 for kids 12 and under. For more information visit at www.facebook.com/baycitybohemian/.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Summer Series presents Patio Entertainment, live music by “White Caps” from 7-10pm. Live music and cash bar. Limited seating. Bring lawn chair or blanket. For more information call 800-226-8478.
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    ABC Raceway Races: Championship Night- Pepsi/Northstar Beverage & WIMI. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road. Regular season races on Saturday night. Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7:00pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm. For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Asleep at the Wheel,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Mad City Funk”. Located 73370 US Hwy 2 in Ashland. Doors open at 8pm. Live Music begins at 9pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
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    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Sean & Ian Okamoto,” father/son duo on guitar and piano, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Riding in the Wind,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
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    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Caribbean Cooking” from 5:30-7:30pm. Instructor: Lars Dukowitz, Cooking with Lars. Transport your taste buds to the tropics! In this class, we will explore the flavors of the Caribbean- from jerk seasoning to yellow rice. Cost: $20/$15 owner. Registration deadline: August 26. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
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    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Sean & Ian Okamoto (Guitar/Piano/Harmonies), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, WI 54814, at 7pm, weather permitting. If it rains, it will relocate to the Madeline Island Ferry Terminal on Washington Avenue, Bayfield. These concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
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    Babysitters Training from 9am-12noon at the Bretting Community Center. Ages 11-15. Cost is $40/res, $45/non-res. Learn the basics of First Aid and Child/Infant CPR. For more information, call 715-682-7059
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    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Lake Superior Water Levels: What’s Going On?” from 7-8pm. For more information, email madelineisland@wisconsinhistory.org.
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    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “The Saints of Circumstance” from 6-9pm. Outside the Cornucopia Sweet Shop. Bring Grandma and the kids and enjoy a summer evening on the grass listening to sweet tunes by local artists. Picnics are welcome! Free family fun!
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Lyle Lovett and his Large Band,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    Big Top Chautauqua presents “John Hiatt and the Goners feat. Sonny Landreth,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org
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    CANCELLED! Movies in the Park will begin at dusk at Plaza Park, the movie is “The Greatest Showman” at 8:30pm. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a relaxing evening in the park. Sponsored by Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce and Court Manor. For more information, call 715-682-2500.