Calendar » DECEMBER 2019

  • 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 observation tower. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family. The Center is open seven days a week from 9am-5pm. The NGLVC is closed on Christmas Eve, December 24; Christmas Day, December 25; and New Year’s Eve, December 31. For more information, visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 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.
  • Wednesday Night Open Skating, at the Bay Area Civic Center, 320 W. 4th Ave., from 7-9pm. Wednesday night open skating will continue. Open to the public for a minimal fee. For more information, call 715-682-2221.
  • North Coast Cycling Association Weekly Winter Fat Bike Rides, every Saturday afternoon at 1pm. Location is TBA. Like us on Facebook to obtain current information. Must include bikes with tires 3.5″ or wider and studs are recommended. No registration needed. Visitors are welcome. NCCA has extra fat bikes to borrow for free for first time users or for a donation for repeat users. Riders are asked to submit their contact information to John Murphy at murph007swat@gmail.com or call 715-209-8169.
  • TBD- Bayfield Recreation Center Home School Swim, every Wednesday September 5- May 22, from 1-2:30pm. Walk In: Rec Center Members FREE. Non-members: pay day pass rates. Enjoy open swimming with other Home School students and families. For more information, call 715-779-5408 or visit www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-rec-center.
  • Find the perfect holiday tree in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. A fresh-cut, personally selected holiday tree from your National Forest adds to the holiday season. A cutting permit costs $5 per tree and can be purchased at any U.S. Forest Service District Ranger Station. Up to five permits can be sold per person. For more information, call 715-362-1354, email hilarymarkin@fs.fed.us, or visit www.fs.usfa.gov/CNNF.
  • TBD- Annual Ashland Firefighters’ Toy Drive. Sign up- November 15- December 13. To donate: Bring new, unwrapped toys to any drop-off site or to the Fire Station. Cash donations are accepted at the Fire Station, 217 East 6th St. To sign up children: Please call RSVP at 715-292-6400 Ex 1 or 2. They must be age newborn to 12 years and signed up by December 13th. The Ashland Firefighters Toy Drive is now a 501c3 organization and all donations are tax deductible. Cash or check accepted. Please make checks payable to Ashland Firefighters Toy Drive. Donations accepted until December 17. Toys will be distributed on December 18 from 10am-6pm at the Bretting Community Center, 400 W. 4th Ave. For more information or a list of drop-off sites, call 715-682-7052.
  • Christmas Cash Raffle presented by the Ashland Area Chamber. Drawings every day during the month of December, with special bonus drawings on Christmas Parade Day (Dec. 1), Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve Day! Call the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce for details at 800-284-9484 or 715-682-2500. Or you may purchase tickets at the Chamber office located at 1716 W. Lake Shore Drive, Ashland.
  • 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.
  • Bretting Community Center Indoor Playground. Monday and Thursday: 10am-1pm. Wednesday and Friday: 3:30-6:30pm. Saturday: 9am-12pm. Bretting Community Center Daily fee: $1 per child/day. BCC yearly family membership also available for $60. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • TBD- Bad River Lodge and Casino’s Food Drive, every Tuesday in November from 8am-7pm and every Fridays in December until December 21,2018 from 8am-7pm. Bring in 3 non-perishables or 3 health & beauty items. Donations will go to local shelves. Receive $5 rewards play! For more information, call 715-682-7121.
  • TBD- Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Night Owl Points ” every Thursday in December. 5X the points!! All day Thursday! For more information call 715-682-7121.
  • TBD- Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Christmas Cash” every Saturday in December from 7-11pm. Win Cash! $500-$1000 Drawings. 7pm: $500 rewards play. 8pm: $750. 9pm & 10pm: $750. 11pm: $1000. Win Cash up to $17,500. For more information, call 715-682-7121.
  • 12/06/2019
    Chequamegon Area Choir Christmas Concert. For more information, call 715-373-5371.
  • 12/07/2019
    Ashland retail merchants host “Customer Appreciation Day.” Shop local and get bargains all day throughout Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • 12/07/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 12/07/2019
    The 57th Annual Garland City of the North Christmas Parade, on Historic Main Street, starts at 4:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-2500.  Click here for registration form.
  • 12/07/2019
    White Winter Winery presents A Dickens of a Christmas! Dinner from 6-9 pm. Jan Lee and Tom Mitchell, local actors, breathe life into their adaptation of Charles Dicken’s, A Christmas Carol. Guests enjoy a five course Victorian-style meal paired with White Winter Winery mead, ciders, and spirits. A Dickens of a Christmas is a fundraiser for the Iron River Library. Seating limited. Tickets on sale now. Early bird price ends October 31. For more information visit whitewinter.com/events or call White Winter Winery at 715-372-5656. White Winter Winery, 68323A Lea St., Iron River, Wisconsin.
  • 12/07/2019
    Chequamegon Symphony Orchestra Festival of Music at 7:30 in the New Salem Baptist Church. Including all Northland College Choral and Instrumental Ensembles. For more information, contact Linda at 715-682-0446.
  • 12/08/2019
    Chequamegon Area Choir Christmas Concert. For more information, call 715-373-5371.
  • 12/10/2019
    Kinder Kittens- How They Hide at 11am and 12pm at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Discover the different ways animals use camouflage to avoid being seen. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 12/19/2019
    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!  Gift Wrapping Fundraisers at Home Expressions and Burger Barn!  For more information call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
  • 12/11/2019
    Women into Networking. Lunch and learn every second Wednesday of every month at the Sandbar Restaurant from 5-6:30pm. This will be a after business hours networking event with appetizers. No guest speakers anymore. Must RSVP with name and phone number by calling/texting 906-364-9100 or through Facebook.
  • 12/21/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 12/28-29/2019
    Ashland Hockey- Squirts Tournament. For more information, email calybeal@yahoo.com.
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    Legendary Waters Resort & Casino presents, “Holiday Grab Bag Giveaway”. Weekly promotions Sunday-Saturdays. Grab Bag Drawings every Saturday from 6-11pm. Pick a mystery gift bag! 30 bags, 6 winners each week. Plus…FREE Play Card-In Drawings. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit legendarywaters.com
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    Presbyterian-Congregational Church Christmas Bazaar, 210 Vaughn Ave., from 9am-2pm. Baked goods, cookies by the pound, candy table, craft table, and much more. Tea Room from 10am-2pm. Raffle drawings for two prizes, a queen size homemade quilt, or instructions how to fly or a tour of Ashland in a airplane! For more information, call 715-292-3893.
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    Christmas Open House at Gabrielle’s German Cookies and Chocolates, 413 W. Main St., from 9am-5pm. For more information, call 715-682-2114.
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    Holiday Bazaar at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G, from 10am-2pm. For one day only, the Friends of the Center invite you to a homemade holiday bazaar. You’ll find locally made gifts for everyone on your list. Artisan soaps, decorations for your home, holiday treats and so much more. Fifty vendors will be on site to share their goods. For more information or to sign up to be a vendor, call 715-685-2659, or visit www.nglvc.org
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    4th Annual Butternut Fanatical Fish Christmas Arts & Crafts Sale from 10am-3pm. Located 108 N Main St, downtown Butternut. Hand crafted jewelry, pottery, scarves, Christmas crafts, paintings and more. With wine, hot chocolate, hors d’oeuores and Christmas cookies. Escape the chaos of mall shopping! Come and find tastefully thoughtful Christmas gifts for the special people on your list in a relaxed, cozy setting. For more information, call 715-661-4814.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Holiday Boutique” from 10am-6pm. Crafts and things and baked goods! For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit legendarywaters.com.
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    Toys for Tots Pool Tournament at the Stagecoach Bar and Grill, 315 Main St E, Ashland, from 10am-7pm. Sign up at the Stagecoach. $10 entry fee plus $15 or $20 to purchase a toy. Even if you don’t play pool, stop in and drop off a new toy! For more information, call 715-292-6710.
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    Christmas Caroling along Historic Main Street by the Ashland High School Choir Department from 10:30-11:30am. Enjoy the beautiful holiday tunes while shopping local and getting great deals during Customer Appreciation Day! For more information, call 715-682-7089.
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    Selfies with Santa at Walmart from 12pm-4pm. For more information, call 715-682-9699.
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     2nd Annual Holiday ‘Bizarre’ with Holiday Movie Themed Fashion Show by Core.  Join the Harbor View Event Center for this artisan holiday faire that includes a 4pm “Fashion” Show by Core.  Free admission, free refreshments, free fun (and cash bar!).  For more information call Harbor View Event Center (715) 209-7279.  Located at 130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn or visit www.harborviewevents.com.
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    Ashland’s 2nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6pm at the Pearson Plaza Park.  Take an hour with friends and family and have some cookies, cider or hot chocolate and sing a holiday tune. For more information, call 715-682-7071.
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    Ironwood Theatre presents, “Gogebic Range Band” at 7pm. For more information and tickets, visit ironwoodtheatre.net.
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    The 38th annual performance of the children’s production of “The Nutcracker Suite,” at Northland College Alvord Theatre. For more information, call 715-685-2755 or visit www.acp-nutcracker.com.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
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    99th Annual Community Christmas Concert, at the Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 210 Vaughn Ave., at 4pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-209-6784.
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    HEC Hooves of Joy Fundraiser at the Alley Restaurant from 4-8pm. 808 Main St W, Ashland. Raffle tickets: $1 each, 6 for $5, 30 for $20. All you can eat pizza, wings, and salad bar! $13- Adults. $9- Kids.  50/50 raffle, baskets, gift cards, and more! All proceeds go towards Hooves of Joy programs and current construction. Drawing begins at 7:30pm. For more information, email hechoovesofjoy@gmail.com.
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    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Zoo Mobile” from 11-11:45pm. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
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    Lake Superior Intermediate Winter Program, LS/LC Charter school-12pm, 3rd grade-12:45pm, 4th grade-1:30pm, and 5th grade-2:15pm; 1101 Binsfield Rd, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-7083.
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    Cobblestone Inn & Suites Grand Opening! Come and join us in celebration of the new Cobblestone Inn & Suites from 3-4pm for tours, refreshments, appetizers, drawings and more! The December special is to rent a room valued at $110 and receive a gift card valued at $40 for The Deepwater Grille and Alley Restaurant.  Located 818 Main St W., Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-5066.
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    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Spirit of the North Gift Shop Open House” from 5-7pm. Shop at the Spirit of the North Gift Store and take advantage of special deals, refreshments, and find gifts for everyone on your list. We’ll be staying open later this evening for your shopping convenience. For more information, call 715-682-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
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    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Snowy Owls with Ryan Brady” from 7-8:30pm at the Theater. Doors open at 4:30pm. Snowy Owls with Ryan Brady, WI DNR. Sponsored by the Chequamegon Audubon Society. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
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    WITC – Ashland Alumni Association “Love Lights,” 2100 Beaser Ave., at 6pm. Honorees will be commemorated during a lighting ceremony. Lights will remain lit through early January. Remember a special person or pet with a “Love Light.” Honor your loved ones – deceased, living or serving in the armed services. Purchase a “Love Light” that will adorn the evergreen tree at WITC’s main entrance.  $5 per bulb.  For more information, call 715-682-4591, ext. 3113.
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    McRae True Value, 118 Prentice Avenue, Christmas Tool Show from 8am-6pm.  715-682-9083.
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    Lake Superior Primary Winter Program, 4k- 12pm, kindergarten-12:45pm, 1st grade-1:30pm, and 2nd grade-2pm; 1101 Binsfield Rd., Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-7083.
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    Holiday Dazzle from 4-6pm at the Bargain Hut, 420 Chapple Ave. Come and shop our most popular clothing sale of the year. Holiday partywear, glitter, sparkles, and velour for both children and adults. Christmas dresses, sweaters, sweatshirts and pjs are all saved for this special night in our store! For more information, call 715-682-2776.
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    Regional Hospice Services presents Tree of Life Ceremony- Remember Your Loved One, at 6pm, in the Memorial Medical Center-Stockton Island Room. Submit a favorite photo of your loved one to be shown in a special video remembrance montage during the Tree of Life Ceremony. Photographs may be submitted via email to rjuoni@regionalhospice.org. For more information call 715-685-5151 between 8am-4pm.
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    Ironwood Theatre presents, “The Claudettes” at 7pm. For more information and tickets, visit ironwoodtheatre.net.
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    Meet Mr. & Mrs. Claus at the Washburn City Hall. Come for a snack! All children will receive a Christmas package. The tree will be lit at 5:30pm and Santa will be there from 5:45pm-6:30pm. Donations of canned goods and non-perishable items will be accepted for the Area Food Shelf that night. For more information, call the Washburn Chamber at 715-373-5017.
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    Brenda Eder’s Annual Toys for Tots at the Office Bar, 407 Main Street West, 6pm. Bring your unwrapped toy for a boy and/or girl to the Office Bar, together we can help bring joy to the children in our community.
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    Bay Area Film Society is showing a film at the Bay Theatre at 5pm & 7:30pm. Film is “The Wife”. For more information, visit www.bayareafilmsociety.org.
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    Chequamegon Area Choir presents their annual winter concert, “Making Spirits Bright” at Good Shepard Lutheran Church, 311 W 13th St. at 7:30pm. For more information, visit cac-voices.weebly.com.
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    4th Annual Cookie Walk from 9-11am, at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall. Cookies sold by the pound. $7 per pound.
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    7th Annual The Magic of Christmas Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair, at the Ashland High School, 1900 Beaser Ave, Ashland, from 9am-2pm. Featuring locally handmade gifts and a variety of other vendors. Bring your own camera for pictures with Santa from 12-1pm, lunch at Reindeer Cafe, bake sale at the North Pole Sweet Shop, cash & prize raffles, and door prizes every hour. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
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    Celebration of Art at the Bohemian Hall- Bay City Cultural Center. Located 319 11th Ave E in Ashland. Paint a Santa from 10am-12pm. $10 includes all supplies and instruction from Betty Sitbon. Paint a ornament from 1-4pm. $15 includes al supplies and Betty. There will also be a Christmas cookie contest. The winner will receive a hand painted ornament from Betty Sitbon. All proceeds will go to refurbishing the art work in the Bohemian Hall.
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    Christmas Open House, at the Ashland Historical Society Museum, 216 West Main St, from 10am-3pm. Gift Shop specials, refreshments, and much more.  For more information, call 715-682-4911.
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    Washburn Cultural Center, 1 E. Bayfield St., Washburn, presents “Annual Holiday Boutique”. From 10am -5pm. 715-373-5591.
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    Greet Santa as he makes his way to Bayfield on the ferry boat from Madeline Island 11:30am-1pm at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion. Children will have the opportunity to meet him, share their wish-list and get their photo taken. Please bring your own camera. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-779-3335.
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    Christmas for Teens Fundraiser 12noon-6pm at the Neighborly Bar. Dinner and Chinese Raffle items. If anyone would like to donate any prizes for the Chinese Raffle contact Kara Neveaux at 715-682-0254 or 715-685-4375.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
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    United Congregational Church of Christ, 117 S West St, presents, “Christmas Musical concert” featuring The Peace Community Choir and The Park Falls Bell Choir at 2pm in Mellen. For more information, call 715-274-2230 or email mardyehrhardt@gmail.com.
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    Ironwood Theatre presents, “The Claudettes” at 2pm. For more information and tickets, visit ironwoodtheatre.net.
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    Chequamegon Area Choir presents their annual winter concert, “Making Spirits Bright” at St. Louis Catholic Church, 217 W 7th St, Washburn at 4pm. For more information, visit cac-voices.weebly.com.
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    North Coast Cycling Association and the Washburn Area Chamber of Commerce presents, “Adult Fat Bike Raffle”. Drawing will be at noon for the bike at the Washburn Chamber of Commerce. For more information call 715-373-5017.
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    Annual Senior Citizen’s Dinner and Concert at the Ashland High School, 1900 Beaser Ave, Ashland. Sit-down dinner: 5pm. Concert performance: 5:45pm featuring AHS choir member performing charming holiday music. Free event of food, music and fun in honor of our senior citizens. RSVP by calling 715-685-5183. Make your reservations by December 6. Seating is limited. Call early.
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    Northland College Jazz will be playing in the Lumberjack Lounge (basement of the Ponzio Center) from 7-9pm. Will be serving popcorn and mixed NA drinks.
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    A Room with a View Quilters’ Space at the Harbor View Event Center. Located at 130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn. Four days of quilting space, outside the distractions of home and with the camaraderie of other quilters. Doors open 6am-6pm, Monday-Thursday, with lunch provided daily. Set up shop and get your holiday quilting done while overlooking beautiful Lake Superior. $100 per person. Space is limited. Reserve today by calling 715-209-7279.
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    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Regional property master plan for all Superior Coastal Plain state-owned properties” from 5-7pm. The public in invited to a final public review in developing a regional property master plan for all the Superior Coastal Plain state-owned properties. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
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    Aqua Zumba Pool Party at the Bayfield Recreation Center from 6-7pm. With Lynda Warren. Walk In: $10/class. Program Punch Card: $79/10 Program Walk-Ins. The Zumba version of a pool party, Aqua Zumba is a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, a ton of fun. For more information, call 715-779-5408 or visit https://www.recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-rec-center.html.
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    Ballroom Dancing at the Bayfield Pavilion from 6:15-8pm. No registration required. Walk-Ins: $5/person/date. Come to one night or all of them! Instructors are Lloyd Turner and Rose Dressen. For more information call 715-779-5408.
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    Holiday Open House & 5 Year Anniversary Celebration at Ignite Fitness Studio! Join us for free classes all day (pre-registration required). Doors will be open in both locations from 5-7pm for tours, special new student offers, holiday treats, clothing and class sales and more! Staff will be on hand to answer questions and help you get registered for classes and develop a plan for 2019! For more information, call 715-292-0679.
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    Ashland Middle School Holiday Concert at 7-8pm in the Dodd Gymnasium,
     1000 Ellis Ave., Ashland. For more information, 715-682-7087.
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    Kids Night Out at Bayfield Recreation Center from 4:30-8:30pm. $10/ first child add $5/each additional sibling. For more information, call 715-779-5408.
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    Santa & Mrs. Claus Come to Town, at 5:30pm at Jacobs Town Hall in Glidden. For more information, call  715-264-2299.
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    Ashland Chamber Music Society welcomes “Handel’s Messiah Sing Along” at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-5795, or visit www.ashlandchambermusic.org.
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    Merry Ole’ Christmas in Downtown Ashland!!!  Shop, see Santa, take a carriage ride and maybe win a bike!  Pictures with Santa at Burger Barn (12noon-2pm) sponsored by Xcel Energy.   Bring your own Smart Phone and Camera and take a picture of Kids and Adults with Santa!  Carriage Rides on Main Street (12noon-2pm).  Sponsored in part by the Ashland Chamber and Holden Insurance.  Pick-up in front of the Court House.  Dress warm and enjoy the ride!  Bike & Helmet Give-away too2 drawings of Ten 20-inch bikes each (5 girls and 5 boys each) Registration 10-10:45am first drawing at 11am and Registration 2-2:45pm second drawing at 3pm Sponsored in part by the Ashland Chamber and Walmart.   Must be present to win.  Registrants must be appropriate age for 20 inch bike.  For more information, call 715-682-2500.
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    Family Play Day at the Bretting Community Center. From 10am-12pm! Free. Celebrate smoke free outdoor spaces with kids yoga, fun activities, and healthy food! For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Ashland High School Jazz presents Big Band Ball with a dinner and a Holiday concert at the Niblick Bar & Grill at 7pm. $20 tickets for food and music which can be purchased at the door.  Contact Bret Hulmer for pre-sale tickets at bhulmer@sdak12.net
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    Ironwood Theatre presents, “Accent! Christmas Show” at 7pm. For more information and tickets, visit ironwoodtheatre.net.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
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    Breakfast with Santa at the Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall from 8am-1pm. Hosted by the Home & School Association. Adults: $6. Kids (4-12) & Seniors: $4. Under 3 is free! Multiple crafts, a take home treat, cards to the military, and letters to the North Pole. Breakfast is pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, and beverage- graciously donated and prepared by the Knights of Columbus! Photos with Santa $5 each, 5×7 to be delivered! Bring a new unwrapped item to gift to our area’s elderly for a spin to win a treat or breakfast discount! All donations appreciated! Socks, mittens, snacks, gift cards, craft supplies, etc. One prize per group! Text or call Courtney at 715-292-5636 if you’d like to help, donates, or for more information!
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    Notes & Nosh at the Sandbar: Live Music featuring Glenn Walker Johnson from 10am-2pm. For more information, call 715-685-2583.
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    The Elks National Hoop Shoot at 4pm in the Our Lady of the Lake gymnasium in Ashland! The Elks National Hoop Shoot is a free throw contest for youth 8-13. For more information, call 773-755-4758 or visit elks.org/hoopshoot.
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    Ashland High School Holiday Concert at 6-9pm in the gymnasium,

    1900 Beaser Ave., Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-7089.
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    Apostle Islands Cruises:  They have extended their offer through the end of December. Get 10% off 2019 gift certificates by using promo code HOLIDAY at checkout.  https://www.apostleisland.com/
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    Annual Firefighter’s Toy Drive Distribution at the Bretting Community Center, 400 W 4th Ave, from 10am-6pm. For more information call 715-682-7052.
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    OLL Big Christmas Bingo! Doors open at 5:30pm. Bingo starts at 7pm. Big prizes! Big Raffles! Big fun! For more information, call 715-682-7620.
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    Ballroom Dancing at the Bayfield Pavilion from 6:15-8pm. No registration required. Walk-Ins: $5/person/date. Come to one night or all of them! Instructors are Lloyd Turner and Rose Dressen. For more information call 715-779-5408.
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    “A Christmas Story – A Pageant” will be presented by Religious Education Students and BAYNET at the church, 201 Lake Shore Dr E., at 6:30pm. The pageant is being put on by youth from grades 1-12. Cookies and milk and BAYNET after party following in the social hall. For more information, call 715-682-7620.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents,”Legendary Karaoke” at 8pm. Your favorites Ray and Bernard will hosting this event in the lounge between 8am-midnight! For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
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    Quote! Quote! Quote! Merry Christmas!  Jolma State Farm will be at The Burger Barn from4-8 pm. Stop in and get a quote from them and they will treat you to a free meal! The meal includes either a burger with fries or the pasta buffet, both include a soft drink. For more information call 715-682-5900.
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    Partners of MMC will be having a cookie sale from 7:30am-11am in the Twin Islands Room. Accepting cookies for donation until 3pm on December 19th. Drop offs can be made at the Information desk or the Gift Shop.  For more information call 715-685-5180.
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    Marengo Valley School Winter Music Program, 62408 St. Hwy. 112, at 1pm. For more information, call 715-278-3286.
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    Blue Canvas Christmas at 7pm. The name may be blue, but Blue Canvas Christmas is anything and everything! Bring on the holiday season with a musical performance by the Blue Canvas Orchestra. Blue Canvas Christmas features songs of old and new, holiday classics, instrumentals, and an audience sing-a-long. A seasonal musical performance that’s bound to fill your hearts with holiday cheer! Presented at Stage North Theatre, 123 W Omaha St in Washburn. Tickets: $26 for adults. $20 senior. $15 for youth. To get tickets go to bigtop.org or call 715-373-5552.
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    The Niblick’s Customer Appreciation Christmas Party starting at 7pm.  First 50 people will receive a gift bag with lots of goodies & a chance for the GRAND PRIZE!  Prize for best dressed, secret santa raffle, music & games and a prime rib dinner all for $15.  715-682-8800.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
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    Mushing Through Moquah Dog Sled Event from 1-3 at the Pine Creek Pit Shop, 68690 Prin Creek Rd. For more information call 715-682-2070.
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    Salem Baptist Church will be having a Christmas Eve service at 4:30pm at the Salem Baptist Church located 400 Salem Dr.  Everyone is welcome. For more information call 715-682-3934.
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    In Observance of Christmas, The Bad River Casino will close on Monday, December 24th at 4pm and reopen on Tuesday, December 25th at 4pm. Happy Holidays!
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    • Free-Will Offering Dinner, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 201 E. Lake Shore Dr. Dinner from 11am-1pm, open to the public. Held in the social hall and will be having take-outs and delivering meals.  For more information, call 715-682-7620.
    • Memorial Medical Center Cafeteria open 11am-6pm.
    • Manomin Restaurant at Bad River Casino – Open 2-9pm.
    • Lake Rock Cafe- Open 6am-11am.
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    Mt. Ashwabay presents Holiday Mini Camps, offering instruction in Learn-to-Ski, Learn-to-Snowboard, Ski Racing, and Snowboard Racing. From 10am-2pm. For more information, call 715-779-3227 or visit www.mtashwabay.org.
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    Bay City Sledding Days! Bohemian Hall, 319 11th Ave E, open as a warming house for sledding from 10am-2pm. For more information call 715-682-7059.
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    Join Thrivent Superior Shores for a family-friendly day at the movies! They have reserved the entire Bay Theater and invite you to bring your family for a free movie, popcorn, and soda! Tickets are available at our Superior Shores Team – Thrivent Financial Office. They are at no cost to you, and we encourage you to get them before they run out. Movies are: Mary Poppins Returns, Bumblebee, Aqua Man, and Spiderman: into the Spider-Verse. Show start times will range between 1-1:30 pm. Each showing is first come, first served. Tickets reserve your spots in the theater – not for a specific movie. If you have a specific movie you wish to see, we encourage you to show up early. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In order to make this experience available to as many as possible, we are asking that individuals pick up no more than 5 tickets. This allows 1 adult to be able to bring up to 4 children. If you have more than 4 children, please bring another adult with you.  Please consider donating to one of the many causes in the area during this holiday season. There will be food drives, warm clothing drives, cards for nursing home residents, and shoe drives. We are jump starting the Sole Purpose shoe drive for next year(held in August). If your child has out grown their gym shoes already, please consider dropping them off with us when you pick up your tickets. No donation is required in exchange for a ticket. We want to provide this experience to any and all community members. No financial products will be sold at this event. Visit Thrivent.com/disclosures for complete disclosure information.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Green Bay Tailgate Party” at 10am in the Casino Bar Lounge. $7 for 2 tap beers or 2 rail drinks, food and free shots of Apple Pucker with every Packer Touchdown Televised Pro Football Games. (They have the Sunday ticket). For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
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    There will be open skating at the Bay Area Civic Center from 11am-1pm. 320 4th Ave W. For more information, call 715-682-2221.
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    Enjoy dinner at Molly Coopers Restaurant this New Years Ever from 4-9pm. Located inside the big, white Hotel Chequamegon. Choose from their mouth watering ribeye, herb chicken, pasta or walleye, with a choice of soup or salad, and dessert for only $31.99! For more information call, 715-682-6727.
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    The Rookery Pub in Cable, a New Years Treat! The Rookery’s signature five course feast has become an annual New Year’s Eve tradition for many. Once again the Rookery will be bringing in Steak Tartare, The Rookery’s Legendary Maine Lobster Bisque, Poached Pear Salad with raspberry vinaigrette, Chateaubriand or Whole Main Lobster or Grilled tenderloin and half lobster tail, and Vanilla Bean Creme Brûlée. Seating is limited and reservations are required (715-794-2062). All this plus live music for just $99/person. Please note our regular menu is not available on New Year’s Eve. Limited substitutions may be possible with advance notice.  For more information go to www.rookerypub.com. 715-794-2060.
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    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “New Year’s Eve Buffet” from 5-10pm. Prime Rib, Crab legs, and much more! First come, first served! Alternative menu also available! Adults: $26.99 plus tax. Seniors: $11.99 plus tax. Children 12 and under: $8.99 plus tax. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
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    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “New Years Eve Dinner Buffet and Music”. Prime rib, crab legs, broasted chicken, fish filets, popcorn shrimp, pot roast, peal and eat shrimp, and more from 5-10pm! Adults: $24. Kids (6-10): $12. Kids (0-5): Free. In the Lounge Silver Eagle Hometown Country & Variety performance from 5-8pm. And Most Wanted Variety Party- Dance Band Performance from 9pm-1am. Must be 21 or older. New Years Even Hot Seat Drawings- Over 2,019 in prizes! 10am-4:45pm, 8-8:45pm. Free play. Live Texas Hold-em poker begins at 6pm- ask about registration. Blackjack tables- begins at 4pm. Also New Years Eve Brunch from 10am-3pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
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    New Years Eve live music by “Saints of Circumstance & Floydian Slip” at the Stagecoach Bar and Grill. 315 Main St E. For more information, call 715-292-6710.
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    New Year’s Eve Adult Prom with Prime Rib Buffet by Delta Diner at The Harbor View Event Center and The Washburn Inn are located at 130 Harbor View Drive, Washburn. Happy hours from 6-8 pm, buffet from 8-9 pm and Dj music by Amy Bailey (DJdB) from 9-1 pm. A second shot to have the best night of your life, this New Year’s Prom is a perfect way to turn back time just when the calendar is flipping forward. Tickets are only $35 a person, including dinner, or $10 for DJ & Dancing (9 pm -1 am.). The Washburn Inn, only steps away from the event center, is offering a $75/night hotel special. Rooms and tickets can be reserved by calling The Washburn Inn at 715-373-5671.
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    Sober New Year’s Eve Party at the Bretting Community Center at 8:30pm. A wonderful evening full of fun, food, and prizes WITHOUT the influence of drugs and alcohol. Anyone 18 years and older is welcome. Music, games, dance, and prizes. For more information, call  715-685-5400 or email gseitz@ashlandmmc.com , or check out Voices for Recovery-Chequamegon Bay on Facebook.
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    New Year’s 2019 Cash Giveaway at Bad River Lodge and Casino! Over $8,000 Cash giveaway plus live entertainment! 8:30pm- $500 Rewards play. 9:30-11:30pm- $2,018. 12:30am-$2,019. For more information, call 715-682-7121.
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    The Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party at the Legendary Waters Resort and Casino. The Most Wanted and JD Bass Entertainment united once again to bring you an EPIC New Years Eve Party!! No cover charge! For more information call 800-226-8478.
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    New Year’s Eve at Pine Point Resort, 10775 Pine Point Rd., Iron River, starting at 8pm. Come spice up your New Year’s with some champagne and music. Unlimited jukebox, champagne toast, free buffet and drink specials. For more information, call 715-372-8711.
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    New Year’s Eve Party at the Bad River Lodge and Casino! Performance by Live at Nine. Doors open at 8pm, music starts at 9pm-1am. Balloon drop at midnight. Party favors and Hors D’Ouevres.  Must be 21 or older. Free admission. For more information call 715-682-7121.
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    New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Deep Water Grille and The Alley, 808 W. Main St. There will be a limited special menu and entertainment from 9pm-1am on the Alley side, and a special menu with featured entries on Deep Water Grille side. For more information, call 715-682-4200.