Calendar » JANUARY 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. The NGLVC will be closed on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. Click here to check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the whole family.
  • 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.
  • 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 starting January 15. Weather and ice conditions can change, please check Ashland Ice-Racing facebook page here for more information and updates.
  • Winter Fat Bike Ride sponsored by the North Coast Cycling Association every Saturday. Meeting locations will be announced via Facebook and email. Most likely meeting locations will be North Coast Coffee or Coco’s in Washburn or Big Water Coffee or The Fat Radish in Bayfield at 9:30am and decide the ride location from there. For more information, visit www.northcoastcycling.com or call 715-209-8169.
  • 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.
  • 01/05/2019
    Bad River Lodge and Casino presents, “Elvis Costume Dance & Singing Contest”. Registration begins at 7pm and closes at 8:30pm sharp. No late entries!! Must be in Elvis attire! 1st place: $1,500. 2nd place: $1,000. 3rd place: $750. For more information, visit www.badriver.com or call 715-682-7121.
  • 01/08/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Beginner Knife Skills” from 5:30-7:30pm. Sharpen your cutting skills in this technique-focused class. Bring your own knives and cutting board. Instructor: Chef Lars Dukowitz, Cooking with Lars. Cost: $20/$15 owner. Registration required. Cost is per person. Space is limited! Register at Customer Service or by calling 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is January 6.
  • 01/09/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, ” Wellness Wednesday” all day. Free. No reservations necessary. Stop by to learn more 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.
  • 01/09/2019
    Women into Networking. Lunch and learn every second Wednesday of every month. These meetings have been changed to the upstairs of 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.
  • 01/09/2019
    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.
  • 01/11-19/2018
    Penokee Mountain Poker Run! Stops in Mellen, Glidden, Clam Lake, and more! You can do it by snowmobile, ATV, vehicle, etc. Ends at Copper Ridge. Winter bash is on the 19th at Copper Ridge. For more information, call 715-292-0006.
  • 01/12/2019
    JET Travel & Tours invites you to join us for a “Travel Show” from 9am-2pm at the AmericInn of Ashland to visit with us and some of our vendors to discuss any travel plans you may be thinking of. Sign up for one of our upcoming group tours, bombard us with travel questions to pick our brains on places we’ve been to. For more information or any questions call 715-682-9591.
  • 01/12/2019
    Northwoods Harness Club presents the 33rd Annual Sleigh & Cutter Rally at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 Co. Hwy. G., from 11am-3pm.
    Hook-up at 11am. 11am – 12:30pm FREE Sleigh Rides sponsored by Northern State Bank. Parade is at 1pm. Concessions. Free admission. For more information, call 715-685-9983.
  • 01/12/2019
    Encores! A FREE concert presented by Ashland Rotary Club and Ashland Music Boosters at 6pm, in the Ashland High School Auditorium, 1900 Beaser Ave. Free admission. Freewill offering. Concert proceeds will fund Ashland Rotary Education Leadership Grants and Ashland Music Booster Musical Instruments, Summer Music Camps, and Music Scholarships. For more information, please visit www.ashlandencores.org.
  • 01/12/2019
    14th Annual Ashland Snowmobile Club Raffles, “Cashing In On The New Year” Drawing. At 7pm. Need not be present to win cash prizes. Two different raffles! The first raffle includes: 1st-$2,000; 2nd-$1,000; 3rd-$500; 4th-$500; 5th-9th-$150; 10th-20th-$75. Only 200 tickets will be sold, $50 per ticket. For more information, call 715-292-1115 or visit www.ashlandsnowmobileclub.org.
  • 01/12/2019
    Ashland Chamber Music Society presents “Zeitgest with Kevin Kling” at 7:30pm at the Presbyterian-Congregational Church. For more information visit www.ashlandchambermusic.org.
  • 01/13/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Making Vinegar 101” from 1-3pm. Cindy Hale of Clover Valley Farms & Vinegary will give a quick introduction to the different type of vinegars, how they are made and their different characteristics. She will lead you through the steps of creating your own homemade wine and fruit vinegars. You will go home with a jar of bacterial “mother” and an easy to follow procedure for culturing your own homemade and healthful vinegars. Cost: $20/$15 owner. Register at Customer Service or call 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is January 11.
  • 01/17/2019
    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.
  • 01/19/2019
    Glidden Ice Fishing Contest, at Clam Lake, Elk Country ATV Club. 715-794-2298.
  • 01/19/2019
    Annual Butternut/Schnur Lake Association Fisheree at Butternut Resort, 11633 Lakeview Rd., Butternut, from 7am-5pm. There is a minimal registration fee. Raffle tickets with lots of prizes to give away! Raffle drawings at 5:30pm. For more information, call 715-769-3333.
  • 01/19/2019
    Wisconsin High School Ice Fishing Tournament presented by the Wisconsin National Guard, on Chequamegon Bay, from 7am-3pm. Send off and weigh-in at the Armory, 420 Sanborn Ave. For more information, call 715-577-2590 or email slafler@careertrain.com.
  • 01/19/2019
    Iron River Annual Fishin’ Chicks Ice Fishing Contest, on Spider Lake, Iron River, from 10am-3pm. Only women compete, men can attend and assist. Proceeds benefit breast cancer awareness efforts. $40 per admission. For more information, visit www.fishinchicksforbreastcancer.com
  • 01/19/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Cheeky Monkey Food Safari” from 10-11:20am. Free. No reservation necessary. Children ages 12 and under can sample different, unusual foods while exploring the “jungle” at the Co-op. Each child will receive a gift bag loaded with fun goodies after completing their exploration. This activity will help your child learn to try new foods, and he or she may come away with a new favorite. For more information, call 715-682-8251.
  • 01/19/2019
    7th Annual Penokee Mountain Range Riders Winter Bash Fundraiser, at Copper Ridge in Mellen, 129 E Bennett Ave, at 5pm. Music, raffles, food and more! For more information, call 715-292-0006.
  • 01/19/2019
    ABC Raceway 2018 Awards Celebration, at the Bad River Lodge and Casino, 73370 US Hwy 2, 5pm-12am. Open to the public. You, pit crew, family, friends, and fans are cordially invited to a celebration of another successful year of racing. Social hour at 5pm, dinner from 6pm, award ceremony at 7pm, dancing 8:30pm-12midnight. Dinner tickets must be purchased in advance, no tickets sold at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 715-746-2390 or 715-682-2672, or visit www.abcraceway.com.
  • 01/19-20/2019
    Wisconsin State Free Fishing Weekend, no license required. For more information, call 715-682-2500, or visit www.dnr.wi.gov.
  • 01/22/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Diet Overhaul!” from 5:30-6:30pm. Create a doable plan that will help you ditch junk food and develop healthy eating habits…for life! Instructor: Rebecca Crumb, Registered Dietitian at Memorial Medical Center. Free, but reserve your spot! Register at Customer Service or by calling 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is January 21.
  • 01/24/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, “Tapas Party” from 5:30-7:30pm. The Spanish tradition of tapas is fun and versatile. These small, savory dishes work well as appetizers or snacks, but can also be combined to make a full meal. Learn all about tapas and try your hand at making some. Instructor: Chef Lars Dukowitz, Cooking with Lars. Cost: $20/$15 owner. Register at Customer Service or by calling 715-682-8251. Registration deadline is January 22.
  • 01/24/2019
    Business On Stage at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Complimentary Pizza at 6pm, Presentation and Q&A at 6:30pm, Networking at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-209-4589 or 715-682-8344 or visit www.businessonstage.org.
  • 01/26/2019
    14th Annual Justin Donner Memorial Fisheree, at Donner’s Bay on Turtle Flambeau Flowage, from 7am-4pm. $1600 Cash giveaway throughout the day. Free kids fisheree.  For more information, call 715-762-2956, or visit www.jpdwarrior.com/fisheree.html.
  • 01/26/2019
    Washburn Winter Triathalon a 10k ski, 5k Fat Bike, 3k Snowshoe/Run. At the Lake Superior View Ski. Teams: $99. Individual: $49. Includes post-race meal. Participation is limited so REGISTER NOW at washburnwintertri.weebly.com. Special Room Rates at The Washburn Inn on the Lake at 715-373-5671.For more information about race, call 715-209-7279.
  • 01/26/2019
    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.
  • 01/26/2019
    The BRICK presents “Taste of the Bay 2019” from 7-9pm at the Northland College Ponzio Campus Center. Sample foods from restaurants and caterers all over the local area and support The Brick. Limited tickets for sale ($30/person). $40 at the door. Available at The Brick, the Ashland Chamber, Northland College library, and from Brick board members. For more information, call 715-682-7425 or email director.thebrick@centurytel.net.
  • 01/26-27/2019
    Legendary Waters Pow Wow, 37600 Onigamiing Dr, Bayfield. Grand entry at 1pm. Break 4pm. Grand Entry 6pm. Special Dances. No walk in drums, special event hotel rate, vendor tables. For more information call (800) 226-8478.
  • 01/28/2019
    The Enrichment Center’s Annual All-You-Can-Eat Pizza Buffet & Basket Raffle at The Alley, 808 W Main St, from 4-7pm. Variety of pizza, spaghetti & meatballs, caesar salad and breadsticks & more! Basket raffles and 50/50 drawing. All proceeds from this event will go towards day to day operations. Tickets are $13/Adult and $9/Child. Available for sale at the Enrichment Center and the Bargain Hut. For more information, call 715-682-2776.
  • 01/30/2019
    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.
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    New Year Mile presented by APR and Ignite Fitness at 10am. Run will start and finish at the Bretting Community Center. Cost is $5. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
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    Now-Jan 31 registration for Ashland Healthcare Professional Day Conference.  Conference held on February 2 at WITC and is FREE. Topics include Type 2 Diabetes Update, Overlap: The puzzle of pediatric mental illnesses symptoms and treatments, Domestic Violence, power of attorney, guardianship and end-of-life issues, common issues in the postpartum period and Men in Nursing.  Continental Breakfast and Lunch included free!  Call 715-682-4591 for more information.
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    Women Into Networking at the Chequamegon Food Co-op from noon-1pm. Presented by Jill Gibson from Long Island Tae Kwon Do. She will be teaching some self- defense for women and letting us know about her upcoming class. Cost: $10-includes lunch. Must RSVP with name and phone number by texting or calling 906-364-9100 or through facebook.
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    Ashland Science On Tap presents Tim Van Deelen PhD with “Carnivore Communities of the Apostle Island National Lakeshore”, 808 W. Main St., at 6:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org
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    Bay City Sledding Days! Bohemian Hall, 319 11th Ave E, open as a warming house for sledding from 10am-3pm. For more information call 715-682-7059.
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    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.
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    Ashland Area Cares Appreciation Dinner at the AmericInn.  social Hour at 6pm and Dinner at 7pm.  $15 per person.  tickets are available at the Ashland Daily Press Office.  For more information call 715-718-6401.
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    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.
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    The Ashland Knights of Columbus will host a pancake and sausage breakfast on January 28, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall, 201 Lakeshore Drive East, Ashland. Prices are $6 for adults, $4 for children 6-12, and no charge for children five and under.  All proceeds will benefit Our Lady of the Lake School.