Calendar » FEBRUARY 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.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events and activities for the whole family.
  • East End Skating Rink is open. Warming house hours are Friday-Sunday 4-8pm. Located at 16th Ave E & 5th St E. The warming house will close if temperatures are below zero. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • Mt. Ashwabay Winter Season Events/Programs. Saturday Kids Youth Night from January 12- March 9 from 3-8pm, Saturdays MadSki program from January 12-February 16, and Sundays NASTAR racing starting January 6. For more information, call 715-779-3227, or visit www.mtashwabay.org.
  • Sundays on Chequamegon Bay, Car Ice-Races, at 11pm. Weather and ice conditions permitting. For more information and updates on start date, visit the Ashland Ice-Racing Facebook page here.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Night Owl Bonus Points” every Monday morning  from 12am-8am. 5X the Points! For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • Prenatal Classes with Jen Torborg of Orthopedic & Spine Therapy every first Tuesday of every month! February- December 2019. From 4:30-5:15pm. Learn about breathing, pelvic floor exercises, common vs. normal, exercise, sleep, posture, self-care, prep for birth, and recovery. Sign up by calling 715-685-9656 or emailing jtorborg@ostpt.com.
  • Postpartum Classes with Jen Torborg of Orthopedic & Spine Therapy every second Tuesday of every month! January-December 2019. From 4:30-5:15pm. Learn about breathing, pelvic floor exercises, return to exercise & sex, scar tissue, diastasis recti, posture, leakage, and prolapse. Sign up by calling 715-685-9656 or emailing jtorborg@ostpt.com.
  • 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, “Cold Hard Cash” every Wednesday in February from 1pm-8pm. For more information, call 715-682-7121.
  • 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.
  • Bayfield Recreation Center Home School Swim, every Wednesday September 5- May 22, from 1-2:30pm. Walk In: Rec Center Members FREE. Non-members: $5/ child or $15/family. Enjoy open swimming with other Home School students and families. For more information, call 715-779-5408 or visit recreationandfitnessresources.org/bayfield-rec-center.
  • Winter Fat Bike Ride sponsored by the North Coast Cycling Association every Saturday at 1pm. Location is TBA. Ride locations will vary due to weather conditions. No registration is needed. For more information, visit www.northcoastcycling.com or call 715-209-8126.
  • Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Love To Win Cash With Your BFF Money Machine” every Saturday in February from 8pm-12am. Chance to get in the money machine for 20 seconds, then the BFF get 15 seconds. Win Cash!! For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com .
  • 02/01-03/2019
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Play On” performances, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Evening shows at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm. Tickets available at Moore’s On Main. For more information, call 715-682-8012 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 02/01-16/2019
    Annual No-Snow Snowman Contest.  The Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce would like to challenge its members to participate in the “No-Snow Snowman Contest.”  What is it and how does it work? Businesses who call the Chamber at 715-682-2500 and register will be accepting the challenge to build a snowman. This snowman can be built out of any desired material (can include snow) and placed in front of their business. The Chamber will take pictures and upload them to its Facebook page.  The winner will be determined by the amount of “likes” each snowman receives. One grand prize winner will receive $100 in Chamber Dollars. The snowman needs to be out on display in front of the business.  For more information on registration, rules, and prizes, call 715-682-2500.
  • 02/02/2019
    The Annual Ashwabay Summit Cross Country Ski Race at Mt. Ashwabay, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield. For more information go to www.4hcanski.org or www.ashwabaysummitskirace.com.
  • 02/02/2019
    Women’s Nordic Ski Clinic at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, from 9am-2pm. Cost: $35 (includes lunch). Sponsored by Ignite Fitness, Solstice Outdoors, New Moon Bike & Ski, and Ashland Parks & Rec. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 02/02/2019
    Snow Shoe Stomp in Prentice Park from 10am-12pm. Free guided snowshoe stomp on the new 1.5 miles of packed snowshoe trails. Bonfire, hot chocolate, snow games and more. Sponsored by Solstice Outdoors and Ashland Parks & Rec. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 02/02/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Doubles Tournament”. Registration beings at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. $40 per team. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
  • 02/02-03/2019
    24th Annual Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race. Start/finish line located 15 miles north of downtown Bayfield at Echo Valley Gravel Pit on St. Hwy. 13. Races begin at 10am on both days. For more information, call 715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 02/03/2019
    Ashland High School and Middle School Pops Concert in the High School Auditorium from 1-5pm. For more information call 715-682-7089.
  • 02/03/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Super Bowl Specials”. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
  • 02/03-09/2019
    Northland College presents SnoFest, an excellent time to blow off steam in the dead of winter! It’s a week packed with fun, safe, and exciting challenges and events that consist of unique teams and senior judges. For more information please email ncsa@northland.edu or visit www.northland.edu.
  • 02/04/2019
    Ticket sale for the Father-Daughter Dinner Dance, which takes place February 22 or 23, at the Lake Superior Elementary School from 5-6pm. Calling all fathers and daughters, young and old! Hosted by the Lake Superior Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, from 6-9:30pm at the AmericInn Conference Center in Ashland. Tickets are $25. For more information, call Tricia Lund at 715-682-7085.
  • 02/05/2019
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Zoo Mobile” from 9am-5pm. Toddler program sponsored by the Friends of the Center through the generosity of Lanny and Judy Neider. Take a close look at mammals and birds to find out what makes our furry feathery friends unique. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 02/05/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Heart Healthy Eating” from 5:30-6:30pm. Learn about the most recent, evidence-based approaches to eating for cardiovascular health, including healthy vs. unhealthy fats and sodium recommendations. We will also discuss some lesser-known health tips and practice planning for heart health! Instructor: Ashley Runge, MS RD at Memorial Medical Center. Free, but reserve your spot! Register at Customer Service or by calling 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is February 4.
  • 02/06/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Dinner Community Meals”. Share a meal with friends, family and neighbors… at the Co-op! On the last Wednesday of every month. First community meal is Chili Baked Potato, featuring LOCAL Red Hoof Farm Beef & a Vegan Option. You can enjoy a made-from-scratch meal from our Deli for only $5!! Dinner will include an entree with possibly a side dish (depending on the main dish). Add your own drink and dessert and dig in! Music by Hoff Stevens. For more information, call 715-682-8251 or visit www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.
  • 02/07/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Sushi 101” from 5:30-7:30pm. You’ll be rolling your own sushi at home after taking this class. Learn techniques to make tight rolls with tasty filling. Instructor: Chef Lars Dukowitz, Cooking with Lars. Cost: $20/$15 owner. Register at Customer Service or by calling 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is February 5.
  • 02/07/2019
    Thursday Trivia at HPL bar, 116 14th Ave E.   This week’s theme is Pirate trivia.  Trivia starts at 7pm.  608-345-3966.
  • 02/07-10/2019
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Play On” performances, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. Evening shows at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm. Tickets available at Moore’s On Main. For more information, call 715-682-8012 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 02/08/2019
    Bay Area Film Society is showing the film, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” at the Bay Theatre at 5pm & 7:30pm. For more information, visit www.bayareafilmsociety.org/upcoming-events/.
  • 02/09/2019
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Scandinavian Rag Rug Class” from 9am-12pm. Scandinavian loop weaving is a simple and durable technique that uses no thread or looms, and turns trash into treasure! Bring 1-2 old bed sheets (any size will work) or other fabric that can be easily torn into strips, and a pair of sharp scissors. Some extra materials will be on hand. You will take your rug home to finish. Younger students are welcome with an adult helper. Space is limited. Register by February 8 by sending a $10 check to FOCAL 29270 Cty Hwy G, Ashland WI 54806, please note “Rag Rug Class” in memo. Call the Cable Natural History Museum at 715-798-3890 for more info.
  • 02/09/2019
    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.
  • 02/09/2019
    Kill the chill with chili for the Ashland Historical Society Museum fundraiser! From 11am-1pm. Here’s your chance to kill the winter chill and get together with old friends! Featured on the evening’s menu will be delicious chili, cornbread, crackers, desserts and beverages. Enjoy good food and drinks, great conversations with friends, Museum exhibits, and music. Cost at the door, for all the fun and food, is just $5 per person. So, come for the fun and at the same time help support Ashland’s non-profit Historical Museum. The Museum is located at 216 Main Street West. For more information call 715-682-4911.
  • 02/09/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Kids in the Kitchen: Pizza Party” from 12-1pm. Happy National Pizza Day! Make your own dough, create homemade sauce, and chop your toppings in this family friendly class. Adult supervision by parent or guardian required. Instructor: Chef Jonathon Berthel, Penokee Mountain Foods. Free, but reserve your spot. Register at Customer Service or by calling 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is February 7.
  • 02/09/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino presents, “Legendary Cribbage Doubles Tournament”. Registration begins at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. $40 per team. For more information, call 800-226-8478.
  • 02/09/2019
    Copper Falls Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe, 36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen, from 5:30-8:30pm. 2.5k ski trail and 1.5k snowshoe trail. Event will be cancelled if temperature is 0 degrees or below. For more information, call 715-274-2612.
  • 02/10/2019
    North End Classic Cross-Country Ski Race. 12.5K, 25K, and cookie classic kid’s races. Race begins at 10am at the Birkie Trail at west end of Powerline near North End Trailhead, finishes at North End Cabin. For more information, call 715-798-3599, or visit www.northendskiclub.org/north-end-classic-race/.
  • 02/10/2019
    Two beautiful houses to VIEW and chocolate to CHEW (Gabriele’s German Chocolate)!  1-3pm.  804 MacArthur Ave and 705 9th Ave West in Ashland.  Open houses offered by Anthony Jennings/Blue Water Realty.  715-209-6841.
  • 02/10/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Traditional Slow Cooking Methods” from 1-3pm. Whether roasting or simmering or some other type of low-and-slow, there’s definitely tricks to learn when it comes to slow cooking. Learn how to perfectly prepare traditional slow cooking recipes. Instructor: Chef Jonathon Berthel, Penokee Mountain Foods. Cost: $20/$15 owner. Register at Customer Service or by calling 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is February 8.
  • 02/12/2019
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Native Plants Program” from 7-8:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 02/13/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Wellness Wednesday” all day. Stop by and learn about local wellness products and services. Local wellness product makers and practitioners will be in-store throughout the day. Owners also receive 10% off wellness products. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • 02/14/2019
    Valentine’s Day Specials for both Deepwater Grille and The Alley. Reservations suggested. For more information, call 715-682-4200.
  • 02/14/2019
     Legendary Waters Resort & Casino Valentine’s Day Dinner Show and Specials! $50 dinner for 2 includes prime rib buffet and 2 glasses of wine. Drink specials, premium seating, and dessert special. Also, Valentine’s Day hotel specials includes $99 for 1 deluxe room, 2 dinner show tickets, 2 glasses of wine. For more information or reservations contact Linda by February 7th at 800-226-8478.
  • 02/14/2019
    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Be My Valentine” from 11am-8pm. Chance to win: $50 Dining Certificate, 1 night stay at the Lodge, 2- $50 Cash Coupons ($250 Value). For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 02/14/2019
    New China Restaurant will be having a Valentine’s Day special from 11am-8:30pm. For more information call 715-682-6601.
  • 02/14/2019
    Burger Barn Valentine’s Specials from 4-9pm! Prime rib and blackened chicken alfredo. For more information, call 715-682-3276.
  • 02/14/2019
    2nd Street Bistro Valentine’s Special, Dinner Special and a harpist playing starting at 5pm. Call for reservations. For more information, call 715-682-6444.
  • 02/14/2019
    Bad River Lodge and Casino Valentine’s Day Dinner for 2 Special from 5-9pm. Surf-N- Turf- 16oz Ribeye Steak, choice of crab legs or shrimp scampi, choice of Rice pilaf or baked potato, and desert. Soup, Salad Bar & Chocolate candies included. All for $49.99+ tax. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 02/14/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Date Night: Cooking with Wine” from 5:30-7:30pm. Happy Valentine’s Day! What better way to share your love for food than prepare a delicious meal. Grab a friend or a loved one and work together to create a meal that features wine as the special ingredient.  Instructor: Chef Lars Dukowitz, Cooking with Lars. Cost: $40/$30 owner. Cost per couple! Register at Customer Service or by calling 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is January 22.
  • 02/14/2019
    sandbar Restaurant Valentine’s Day Love Song with Yazmin and Jodi. Special dinner and dessert menu. Call for reservations at 715-685-2583.
  • 02/14/2019
    Warren Nelson Valentine’s Day Concert at Harbor View Event (old Steak Pit, 130 W Harbor View Dr) Center at 7:30 pm.  Come celebrate Valentine’s Day as Warren Nelson and his All-Star Band  present an evening of great love songs for your listening and dancing pleasure. For tickets call the Washburn Inn at 715.373.5671.  General Admission, $15 advance; $20 at the door.
  • 02/14-17/2019
    Valentine Specials at the Rookery Pub, 20100 County Hwy M, in Cable.  Click here to view the menu.  Dinner reservations are highly recommended.  For more information, call 715-794-2062.
  • 02/15/2019
    Polka Party on the Bay! Kick off Book Across the Bay with a Polka Party on the bay! Enjoy music, food, drinks, and dancing at this community celebration open to absolutely everyone. There is no admission charge. Join your friends and neighbors in the big tent at Maslowski Beach for an evening of old-fashioned fun on the frozen shores of Lake Superior from 6-10pm! Come hungry! Andy will be serving up an award-winning Sixth Street Market brats at a steal of a deal and Nancy from the Stagecoach Bar & Grill will be slinging beer and wine for those 21 and older. Nancy Carey Mullenbrock ’78, as the naming sponsor for this event, chose to dedicate this fun community event to Marlene Parkhurst and Louis Kolonko, who each played a role in providing education on dance and music at Northland College.Parking available on the lake. Learn more about Book Across the Bay Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/316625699093167/ or call
    715-682-1811 or 715-682-1211.
  • 02/15-17/2019
    North Coast Cycling Association presents, “Ice Is Nice” and Art/Photo exhibit celebrating the beauty of ice of Lake Superior and the Surrounding Area. In conjunction with Bike Across the Bay Ride. On Friday, February 15 reception from 5-8pm. Saturday, February 16 from 2-6pm. Sunday, February 17 from 12-4pm. Free. Open to all artist/photographers. Registration information available at www.northcoastcycling.com.
  • 02/16/2019
    Northern Pines Sled Dog Race.  Races at 9am at Northern Pines Golf Course
    and Event Center located at 69420 Airport Road, Iron River.  715-372-8558.
  • 02/16/2019
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Fairy House Making” from 10am-12:30pm. Come help out the fairies! Materials for making darling, irresistible houses for our Northwoods fairies will be provided, including a birch log “blank” on a base. All ages welcome, but children under age 13 need to be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Register by February 14, by sending a check to FOCAL, 29270 County Hwy G, Ashland WI 54806 and include your phone number and “fairy house” in memo. $15 per house. For more information, call 715-685-9983 or visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 02/16/2019
    Register your kiddos for the Book It – Kids’ Race! On Lake Superior, Saturday morning before Book Across the Bay on February 16th. Book It is a free, fun, race for children 12 and under. Registration and Bib pick up for Book It will be at Solstice Outdoors starting at 10am. The race starts at 11am for 8-12 year olds and 11:30am for 8 and under. All participant will receive a commemorative medal, hot chocolate, and cookies! If you have questions, please call 715.682.3590 or solsticeoutdoorstore.com
  • 02/16/2019
    Glidden Snobears Annual Fundraiser Toilet Seat Races, Chinese Auction/ Chili & Soup Cook Off at Roxy’s Bar in Glidden. Registration 11am, race at 12noon, Chinese auction starts at 12noon, and drawing at 3pm. Get a chance to win Las Vegas Package, casino getaways, and gift certificates! Soup Chili Cook-off from noon-3pm. Judging at 3pm. Meat & Bucket Raffle to benefit the club. For rules and regulations or more information, contact Jeff at 715-264-6242.
  • 02/16/2019
    Bar Stool Races in Drummond on Brian Miller Hill behind the Black Bear Inn on Hwy. 63, Drummond. Registration is at 11am, race starts at 12pm. For more information, call 715-739-6313 or visit www.drummondwi.com.
  • 02/16/2019
    Go Fly a Kite at Maslowski Beach from 1-4pm before Book Across the Bay! This is a free family event. Just bring a kite and dress warm. Hot Cocoa will be served. For more information visit www.batb.org.
  • 02/16/2019
    Join us in our heated Start Line tent on Race Day from 10am-5:30pm! The pre-race Expo hosts 20 local businesses & vendors ranging from Food & Beverage to Outdoor Sporting Goods and Crafts & Photography! Free admission and Family friendly! Have your skis waxed, browse gear, art, and mingle while you wait for the BATB Chapter 23 Start gun at 6pm! For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/316625699093167/.
  • 02/16/2019
    Safe and Sober Party after Book Across the Bay. Everyone is welcome to join us at the Partners in Recovery Drop-in Center from 3-10pm. 410 Lake Shore Dr W, Ashland. Warm up before or after Book Across the Bay. Stop in anytime and hang out, play a game, tell a story, and make a new friend. For more information, call 715-681-0848 or email khebert@ashlandmmc.com.
  • 02/16/2019
    Book Across the Bay at Maslowski Beach, Ashland, at 6pm. Cross-country ski race and snowshoe trek across Chequamegon Bay guided by luminary candlelight, the course finishes in Washburn at Thompson’s West End Park. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.batb.org.
  • 02/16/2019
    Bad River Casino presents, “Diamond Live! The Steve Richards Tribute to Neil Diamond” Doors open at 8pm. Show Starts at 9pm. Free admission. For more information, call 715-682-7121 or visit www.badriver.com.
  • 02/16-17/2018
    Ashland Youth Hockey Pee Wee Tournament. For more information, visit www.ashlandhockey.org.
  • 02/17/2019
    Bike Across the Bay in Ashland at 10am, hosted by North Coast Cycling Association. The race will start at 10am from the Washburn Shore. Registration will be from 8:30-9:30am at the Harbor View Event Center, 130 Harbor View Dr, Washburn. Fees: $15 by Feb 8-$20 day of ride, family of 3 or more-$10 each. For more information, visit www.northcoastcycling.com.
  • 02/17/2019
    Live music with Daddy’s Disappointments Breaking out of the Basement, at HPL bar, 116 14th Ave E, at 12noon.   608-345-3966.
  • 02/17-18/2019
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Last Gas” auditions, 210 5th Ave E, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-8012 or visit www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 02/18/2019
    UW Superior’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development presents SPARK Information Sessions at the WITC-Ashland Campus, Room 307 from 5:30-7pm. Do you have a great business idea? You can win $5,000 and a business start up package to make your idea a reality! For more information, visit www.CheqYes.com.
  • 02/19/2019
    Ashland Science On Tap presents “Michelle Morency and Karlee Prince” with Lake Superior and the Younger Dryas Cold Period: Observing Our Last Ice Age Through Cosmogenic Nuclides , 808 W. Main St., at 6:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org.
  • 02/19/2019
    “Olson Bros. Family Stories” at Harbor View Event Center (old Steak Pit, 130 W Harbor View Dr) at 7 pm. A visual and verbal view of the 132 years of Olson involvement in the lumber-dray and building material business in Washburn, as part of the 8th Annual Tony Wok Winter History Festival by Washburn Heritage Association.  Tickets $5 at the door and include refreshments by CoCos.  715-209-7279.
  • 02/19/2019
    Northland College presents: On the River with Henry Thoreau: Liquid Thoughts for Hot Times at 7pm at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute.  715-682-1223.
  • 02/19/2019
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center presents, “Birds, Butterflies, and Bees. The Joys and Benefits of Landscaping with Native Plants” from 7-8:30pm at the Theatre. Doors open at 6:30pm. The Chequamegon Audubon invites the public to attend “Birds, Butterflies and Bees. The Joys and Benefits of Landscaping with Native Plants.” Sarah Boles owner of Northern Native Plant Scapes and master naturalist will discuss the benefits of having trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants on the landscape. The event is co-sponsored by Chequamegon Birders and Friends of North Pikes Creek Wetlands. For more information, visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 02/20/2019
    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.
  • 02/21/2019
    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! For more information call 715-682-2500 or visit www.visitashland.com.
  • 02/21/2019
    Wellness Talks with Jen Torborg of Orthopedic & Spine Therapy at the Bayfield Rec Center from 9-10am. For more information, call 715-685-9656 or email jtorborg@ostpt.com.
  • 02/21/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Movie Night: Food Patriots” from 6-7:30pm. Have you ever wondered if small changes can make a big difference? Join us for the story of the Spitz family and their journey toward a new way of consuming food. Food Patriots tells the story of Jeff Spitz and Jennifer Amdur Spitz, whose lives changed when their son became sick after eating chicken contaminated with a superbug that antibiotics couldn’t kick. They made seemingly small changes to their diet and saw big changed to their lives. Watch as the family learns more about food sources, raises outlaw chickens in their backyard, and meet other people along the way who are trying to change the way we buy and eat food. Free organic popcorn and hot chocolate! Free. No reservations necessary. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • 02/21/2019
    Thursday Trivia at HPL bar, 116 14th Ave E. This week’s theme is Star Wars.  Trivia starts at 7pm.  608-345-3966.
  • 02/21-23/2019
    Northland College presents Backwoods Skiing Workshop. This 2 part workshop prepares you to explore these wonders on skis. Part 1: Feb 21, 4:30-5:30pm: focusing on equipment, safety and backwoods locations (Free and open to the public, no registration required). Part 2: Feb 23, 9am-4pm:A guided ski journey to a special backwoods location. Pre-registration required. $10 fee covers skis and transportation. Register at 715-682-1223.
  • 02/22/2019
    Kortelopet Classic and Skate 29K Ski Race. Attracts 3,000 skiers who want the challenge and excitement of a shorter-distance race. Spans 29 kilometers from the OO Trailhead to Downtown Hayward. To register, visit www.birkie.com/ski/events/kortelopet/.
  • 02/22/2019
    Bay Area Film Society is showing the film, “Science Fair” at the Bay Theatre at 5pm & 7:30pm. For more information, visit www.bayareafilmsociety.org/upcoming-events/.
  • 02/22-23/2019
    Annual Father-Daughter Dinner Dance. Calling all fathers and daughters, young and old! Hosted by the Lake Superior Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, from 6-9:30pm at the AmericInn Conference Center in Ashland. Tickets are $25.  Tickets will be on sale January 14th at the Lake Superior Elementary School at 5pm. For more information, call Tricia Lund at 715-682-7085.
  • 02/23/2019
    American Birkebeiner, on the 50-kilometer Birkie Trail from Cable to Hayward, for skaters, and 55K for classic skiers. North America’s largest cross-country ski marathon. Registration and bib pickup starting at 7am. For more information, call 800-872-2753 or visit www.birkie.com
  • 02/23/2019
    Claus Kraetke Memorial Ice Fishing Jamboree at Donner’s Bay Resort on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, 2974 Hiawatha Rd., Butternut, from 7am-4pm. For more information, call 715-476-2555.
  • 02/23/2019
    Neighborly Bar 2019 Ice Fishing Tourney. Cash prizes for 7 categories, including lake trout, walleye, northern, perch, and other trout and salmon. Along with crowning of “King of the Bay” to whoever catches the largest fish. Entry fee includes contest, food, and prizes. All Wisconsin rules apply. All fish must be registered by 4:45pm on February 24. Event features RAFFLES—MUSIC—FOOD—DRINK SPECIALS. For more information, call the Neighborly at 715-682-9908.
  • 02/23/2019
    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.
  • 02/23/2019
    Ashland Bayfield County Sportsmen 17th Annual Kids’ Ice Fishing Contest, Kreher Park, Ashland, from 11am-2pm. Free to all kids ages 5-15. Two age classes: 5-9 and 10-15. First 300 kids get prizes. Bring your own poles and tackle. Register at pavilion before going on the ice.  For more information, call 715-373-2088.
  • 02/23/2019
    Ashland Ice Racing – Come on out for our King Of The Bay special event starting at 11:30am. First place in points is guaranteed $500 to win with a first-place feature finish bonus! It’s a one-day race that’s bound to be full of entertainment for all. Oh, and don’t forget those ladies as we are having a powder puff race and the winner takes the trophy! We will be racing our normal Sunday on the 24th as well so drivers are more than welcome to grab a hotel and join us on Sunday. For more information visit Ashland Ice Racing Facebook Page.
  • 02/23/2019
    Messiah Lutheran Church, 231 W 5th St, Washburn, will hold their annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner from 5-6:30pm. The church is handicapped accessible with a lift to the dining room. Carry-outs are available.  For more information call 715-373-0180.
  • 02/23/2019
    Bad River Casino presents, “Annual Karaoke Contest Preliminaries”. Registration starts at 7:30pm. Preliminaries at 9pm. 1st place: $1,500. 2nd place: $1,000. 3rd place: $750. Grand Finale is March 9th. Please call Colleen for your music request before the contest starts at 715-682-7121 ext. 1231.
  • 02/23/2019
    Ashland Chamber Music Society presents “Twin Ports Choral Project” at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, at 7:30pm. Under the direction of Bret Amundson, this talented choral group returns with their program “All Things New,” which explores the promise of hope through the works of Eriks Esenvalds, Sven-David Sandstrom, Eric Whitacre and many more. Also, on hand is guest conductor Dr. David Chin, Assistant Professor of Choral Music at University of MN-Duluth. The group will have pieces of New Song, New Life, and New World. They are all dynamic singers whose lovely sound will be enhanced in the cathedral setting of the church. You won’t want to miss it. Individual ticket price is $15 and all students are admitted free. For more information, call 715-682-5795, or visit www.ashlandchambermusic.org.
  • 02/23-24/2018
    Ashland Youth Hockey Squirts Tournament. For more information, visit www.ashlandhockey.org.
  • 02/24/2019
    Mellen Rod and Gun Club Fishing Contest on Lake Galilee, from 8am-3pm. Prize drawings are from 12-3pm. Great prizes! Sponsored by Mellen Rod & Gun Club. For more information, call 715-274-2136.
  • 02/24/2019
    Mt. Ashwabay 17th Annual King & Queen of the Mountain, 32525 Ski Hill Road, Bayfield, from 9am-4:30pm. For more information, call 715-779-3227 or www.mtashwabay.com.
  • 02/24/2019
    Ashland Ice Racing KIDS MEET THE DRIVERS! So, grab your youngsters and come on out for a fun filled day of car racing on Chequamegon Bay! Flag drops at 11:30am! Maslowski Beach.  For more information, check them out on Facebook .
  • 02/26/2019
    Our local Law Enforcement and School District of Ashland present, “What Does Human Trafficking Look Like?” from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm at WITC Campus: Room 304. Awareness Training for Law Enforcement and Community Leaders.
  • 02/26/2019
    U.S. Tax Reform: How it Could Affect You Workshops held at Thrivent Financial from 12-1pm and 5:30-6:30pm. 623 E Main St, Ashland. Register for this free workshop to learn more about the important new tax law. Workshop date also on February 28 from 5:30-6:30pm. Please indicate which date and time you will attend, in your RSVP. Please call, 715-685-0608 or email superiorshoresteam@thrivent.com.
  • 02/26/2019
    Memorial Medical Center presents, “Moonlight Ski & Snowshoe” from 5-7pm. At the Memorial Medical Center Hospital Ski Trail Head. Everyone is invited!! Grab your cross-country skis and snowshoes and come out for an evening of fun! Free smores and hot chocolate, music and games, free tips and lessons from the pros, giveaways and prizes! For more information, call Lisa at 715-685-5535.
  • 02/26/2019
    Middle School Pops Concert at the Dodd Gym at 7pm. For more information, call 715-682-7087.
  • 02/27/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Dinner Community Meals”. Share a meal with friends, family and neighbors… at the Co-op! On the last Wednesday of every month from 4-7pm. You can enjoy a made-from-scratch meal from our Deli for only $5!! Dinner will include an entree with possibly a side dish (depending on the main dish). Add your own drink and dessert and dig in! For more information, call 715-682-8251 or visit www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.
  • 02/27/2019
    Wisconsin Technology Council holds a meeting at WITC– Ashland Campus. Hear about progress and challenges in building a stronger infrastructure for broadband in Northern Wisconsin at the meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network in Ashland.  This Tech Council Innovation Network event is in partnership with the Ashland Area Development Corp. and the Bayfield County Economic Development Corp.  The event will be at the WITC Ashland campus, 2100 Beaser Ave., conference rooms 306-307. Angie Dickison, Wisconsin state broadband director, will outline emerging broadband strategies across northern Wisconsin. Tom Still of WITC will moderate as panelists discuss examples of progress and their hopes for the future. Panelists are: Jason Douglas, CEO, Memorial Medical Center., Jeff Lee, director of operations, Norvado, and Chuck Porter, managing partner/owner, Superior Sauna & Steam. From 5-7pm. The cost is $10. Register at http://www.cvent.com/d/9tqwwr/4W.
  • 02/27/2019
    Our Local Law Enforcement and School District of Ashland presents, “How Can I Protect My Family From Human Trafficking?” at 6pm at WITC Campus: Room 304. Awareness Training for Parents and Mentors.
  • 02/27/2019
    Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center is showing the film. “Tomorrow” from 6-8:30pm at the Theatre. 6pm Refreshments & 6:30 pm showing of the film Tomorrow. Take concrete steps to a sustainable future. In the face of climatic catastrophe, this award-winning documentary features creative. localized solutions that build community resilience and prosperity. This program is sponsored by Northland College, Hulings Rice Food Center, Center for Rural Communities, Northland College Students Association, Farms Not Factories, Siqurd Olsen Environmental Institute and Citizens Climate Lobby. For more information, visit www.nglvc.org.
  • 02/28/2019
    Home Expressions Spring Open House 10am-6pm. For more information, call 715-682-2455.
  • 02/28/2019
    U.S. Tax Reform: How it Could Affect You Workshop held at Thrivent Financial from 5:30-6:30pm. 623 E Main St, Ashland. Register for this free workshop to learn more about the important new tax law. Please RSVP by calling, 715-685-0608 or email superiorshoresteam@thrivent.com.