Calendar » JULY 2019

  • Guided Mural Trolley Tours! Guided Mural Trolley Tours! Fridays & Saturdays at 10am & 1:30pm and Mondays at 1:30pm from June 21-September 7. Sponsored by Ashland Chamber of Commerce and BART. For more information, call 715-682-2500.
  • Mid-June thru mid-October: Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, located in the Pearson Plaza, just off West Main Street. June 1st- October 19th. 8am-12pm. Check them out on Facebook or visit  www.ashlandareafarmersmarket.com.
  • Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Lots to do and see at the Center. Walking trail, exhibits and scenic tower. Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center Exhibits: 1st floor “Celebrate the History and Heritage of Lake Superior” and 2nd floor  “Superior Reflections: Finding Inspiration Near & Far”.  29270 Co Hwy G. 715-685-9983.  Check out their website for a complete schedule of events and activities for the whole family.
  • Vaughn Public Library – It’s not just books anymore. Visit their website for a complete schedule of events and happenings for the entire family.  Kids Crafts, Pizza & Pages, Lunchtime Book Brunch and more.  715-682-7060.
  • Ashland Parks & Recreations located in the Bretting Community Center has lots of fun kids activities for the summer.  Hike’s, Fun Run & Read, Rec & Read, Activity Time, Crafts, Ballet, tennis yoga and much more.  Check out their website www.ashlandparks.org
  • Big Top Chautauqua  Go to their website for a complete schedule.
  • 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 18 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 through August  Stock Car Races at ABC Raceway, 2187 Butterworth Rd., at 7pm. For more information, call 715-682-4990, or visit http://www.abcraceway.com/.
  • Lost Creek Adventures, 22475 Hwy. 13, Cornucopia. Stand Up Paddleboard Clinics and Shipwreck/snorkeling tours  begins!! For more information, call 715-953-2223 or visit www.lostcreekadventures.org.
  • Bayfield Rec Center: fitness machines, swim laps, sauna, hot tub, Aqua Fit class at 9am (Mon, Wed & Fri, except July 3, 22 & 24), and Silver Sneakers fitness class (using chairs Mon & Fri) at 11am! No need to schedule, walk ins are welcome! Free Senior Friday sponsored by Orthopedic & Spine Therapy, with free use of all above.  Please call 715-779-5408 with any questions you might have.
  • 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.
  • Casual Group Ride on Monday nights at 6pm June- October. Meet at Bay City Cycles, 412 W Main St. Bike needed, rentals are available at Bay City Cycles (please arrive early to do so). Helmets required. Sponsored by Bay City Cycles. Weekly updates on the Casual Group Ride Facebook group. For more information, call 715-682-2091 or visit www.baycitycycles.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 Casino, 73770 Us Hwy 2, Odanah, 3X the Points every Tuesday in July 8am-2pm.  4X the Points every Thursday in July 8am-2pm. Summer Cash Giveaway every Friday 7pm-11pm.  For more information contact 715-682-7121.
  • Washburn Cultural Center presents, “Superior Artists Group Show” from July 3-31, 10am-4pm. Number of unique activities exploring the art and science of birch. For more information,  www.washburnculturalcenter.com
  • Chequamegon Food Co-op Mural Painting & Mosaic Installation Sundays – 1:30-4pm.  Instructors: Rose Spieler and Mae Stoutenburg. FREE! No registration required. Hands-on – Help paint and apply mosaics for our Community Mural Project. Look for details about the project in-store and online.  www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com or 715-682-8251
  • 07/02/2019
    Youth Hiking Club- Houghton Falls! Explore waterfalls, trails, forests and bogs. Meet at the Bretting Community Center, departing at 1pm and returning by 5pm. Ages 9-14. Cost: $20. Transportation is provided by UWEX Ashland County 4H Youth Development Program. Participants should be physically capable of walking 1.5-2 miles. Bring a water bottle. Snacks are provided. Max Participants: 9. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 07/02/2019
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Liz Woodworth 4 (Bluesy Rock), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, 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.
  • 07/02/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Bela Fleck and the Flecktones,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/03/2019
    Pedal, Paddle, Plod & Plunge on Madeline Island. Bicycling, kayaking, running, and swimming. For more information call 715-747-2801.
  • 07/03/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour”from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/03/2019
    Madeline Island Museum LECTURE at 7pm:  Prohibition: The Noble Experiment Comes to the Northland: 1920–1933, Local historian Bob Mackreth will share stories in a look at an experiment that did not work out as planned. This program is made possible by the generous support of Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve and the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund. Free and open to the public!  715-747-2415  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/04/2019
    Ashland’s 4th of July Celebration:
    -Parade at 11am on Historic Main Street with a fly over.  Click here for Parade Form.
    -Lion’s Club Brat Stands from 10am-1pm. Two locations: Courthouse lawn and Moores on Main.
    -4th of July Cookout from 10am-1pm in the Co-op parking lot. Will be serving $3 vegan and meat brats during the parade and FREE Cheeky Monkey snacks for kids 12 and under.
    -4th of July 50/50 raffle drawing at the Neighborly Bar at 1pm. Proceeds to fund Ashland’s Fireworks.
    -Ashland Historical Society Museum Cemetery Walk from 2-4pm at St. Agnes Cemetery. In case of rain-at Our Lady of the Lake Social Hall.
    -Merchants Upper 13 League game vs. Washburn at 2pm.
    -Concert at the Bandshell from 8-9pm.
    -Fire run at 9:30pm on Historic Main Street.
    -Fireworks display over Chequamegon Bay at approx. 10pm, from the C. Reiss Coal Dock across from the Plaza Park.
  • 07/04/2019
    Mellen 4th of July Schedule: Live music, parade, ball games, events for kids and adults, and fireworks. 5-mile/2-mile Bell Ringer Run at 8:30am, Parade at 12 noon with fire truck ride for children, Baseball game Mellen Rockies vs. Expos at 2pm,  Fireworks display at dusk from water tank hill. Also a new mural to be dedicated as part of the 4th of July festivities after the parade on the west side of the school. For more information, call 715-274-2330, or visit www.mellenwi.com.
  • 07/04/2019
    Glidden Independence Day, parade, games, food, fireworks at dusk, historic Marion Park. For more information, call 715-264-5444 or visit www.gliddenwi.org. Sponsored by VFW Auxiliary.
  • 07/04/2019
    Madeline Island 4th of July Schedule of Events: 10:30am: Parade, line-up of participants should begin around 9:45am near the Marina and Yacht Club. – Celebration on the Green takes place after the parade in front of the Museum.
  • 07/04/2019
    4th of July Cookout at the Chequamegon Food Co-op!  10am-1pm, in the Co-op Parking Lot.  Serving up some seriously tasty $3 vegan and meat brats in the parking lot during Ashland’s 4th of July Parade, along with cold drinks and goodies. Plus, we’ll have FREE Cheeky Monkey snacks for kids 12 and under!   www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com  715-682-8251.
  • 07/04/2019
    Bad River Casino presents “Pick a Rocket Drawings”  12noon -11:45pm.  Must earn 75 pts, day of promotion and you get to choose a firework rocket.  715-682-7121.
  • 07/04/2019
    A Day on the Green – Traditional Madeline Island 4th of July: Celebrate the 4th of July after the parade on the green at the Madeline Island Museum. Events on the green free and open to the public! Museum open 10am–5pm (museum entry fees apply).  715-747-2415  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/04/2019
    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “The Spruce Tones” 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! For more information, visit www.cornucopiawisconsin.net.
  • 07/05/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Riding 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.
  • 07/05-07/2019
    41st Annual Red Cliff Traditional Pow Wow, 36750 St Hwy 13N in Red Cliff. Open to the public. For more information, call 715-779-3700 or http://redcliff-nsn.gov/Tourism/powwow.htm
  • 07/06/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Bayfield presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/06/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Maxi Priest with Quinto Rymer & The Edge,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/06/2019
    Bad River Casino, 73770 Us Hwy 2, Odanah, presents “Bob and the Beachcombers” 9pm.  For more information contact 715-682-7121.
  • 07/06/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Bayfield presents, “Legendary Karaoke”. 9pm-1am. For more information, call 715-779-3712 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/07/2019
    41st Annual Bay Area Car Club Show, at Bayview Park, from 9am-2pm. Lots of great prizes and giveaways throughout the day! Food and beverages on site. Vendors welcome! The club would prefer that you leave pets at home. For more information, call 715-765-4334, 715-682-5378, or 715-765-4774. Or check out their Facebook page!
  • 07/07/2019
    The Cornucopia Community Library and Art Gallery will host their Annual Book Sale from 10am-3pm at the Town of Bell town hall, again supporting the volunteer community library and its “Meet the Author” series. Corny Fish Fry at the Town Hall and Pie Social at the Lutheran Church (12noon – 3pm). For more information, call 715-742-3336 or email karencorny@gmail.com
  • 07/07/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Matthew Griswold,”alternative folk singer-songwriter, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 07/07/2019
    Clam Lake Fireworks starting at dusk at the Clam Lake Community Club. For more information, visit www.clamlakewi.com.
  • 07/08-09/06/2019
    Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board is having a Childcare Worker Training 2 -3 evenings a week.Be their Super Hero.  Contact Mary Lois Bolka at 715-682-9141 ex 118 or mbolka@nwwib.com for more information.
  • 7/08-19/2019
    Free lunches for children, 18 years and younger at the Central Railyard Building, behind the BCC. Lunch served 11:30- Noon, Monday through Friday. Sponsored by DPI and ASD. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 07/09/2019
    Lets Be Crafty at the Bretting Community Center! Starts at 5pm. Ages 8 and up. Cost: $5 per drop in. $25 for all advanced sign up. July 9th is Circle Weaving. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 07/09/2019
    ABC Raceway Races: Red’s Auto Badgerland 50 Outlaw Late Model Challenge Series with Midwest Mods. 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.
  • 07/09/2019
    Madeline Island Museum presents St. Lawrence String Quartet Lecture Demonstration (Madeline Island Chamber Music) 7pm, Members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet explain and demonstrate their art. Free and open to the public. RSVP Appreciated as space is limited, call 715-747-2561.  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/09/2019
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Hijinx (Acoustic Based Rock and Country), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, 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.
  • 07/09/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Rodrigo y Gabriela/ Mettavolution Tour,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/09-30/2019
    Activity Time presented by Ashland Parks and Recs, in the Central Railyard Concessions Building, behind the Bretting Community Center. ‘Nature Explorers’ Tuesdays at 10:30-11:15 am, ages 3-6 years. Cost per class-$20. For more information call, 715-682-7059.
  • 07/10/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/10/2019
    Ashland Parks and Rec presents, “Rec and Read” at Ellis Park from 9:30-11am. Explore Ashland’s playgrounds, check out books, listen to a story, and play games. open to children of all ages for free! Rain Location: Bretting Community Center Gym. Parents must chaperone. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 07/10/2019
    United Dreams, 411 Main Street West  – Be Loyal to the Oil 10am to 6pm.  Sign up for grand prize drawing.  New T-shirts, clothing, incense and more!  715-682-2529
  • 07/10/2019
    Women into Networking. 2nd Wednesday of every month in the upstairs of the  Sandbar Restaurant from 5-6:30pm, after business hours networking event with appetizers. RSVP with name and phone number by calling/texting 906-364-9100 or through Facebook.
  • 07/10/2019
    Madeline Island Museum Lecture at 7 pm: What’s the Buzz, Planting for Pollinators, Local landscape architect Cynthia Dalzell will explain how to plant gardens to attract native bees and butterflies. This program is made possible by the generous support of Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve and the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund.  Free and open to the public!  715-747-2415  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/11/2019
    Chequamegon Food Coop presents Wellness Wednesday All Day! FREE!
    MEET & GREET – Stop by the store to learn more about local wellness products and services. Owners also receive 10% off wellness products.  www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.  715-682-8251.
  • 07/11/2019
    Northland College presents 2019 Annual Golf Classic at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club. Registration at 8:30am, shotgun start at 10am. Proceeds will support Northland College Athletics. For more information or to register, call 715-682-1395, email sgregory@northland.edu or visit www.northland.edu/golfclassic.
  • 07/11/2019
    Bayfield Summer Music presents, “Stas Venglevski” at 5:30pm at the Christ Episcopal Church, 125 N 3rd St in Bayfield. Stas Venglevski playing the Bayan, the Russian accordion. Suggested donation: $12. For more information, visit www.bayfieldsummermusic.org or call Karen Trudeau at 651-298-9773.
  • 07/11/2019
    Madeline Island Museum presents Master Class with St. Lawrence String Quartet (Madeline Island Chamber Music) at 7pm: Members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet work with student quartets on the repertoire they have been rehearsing this week. Observe how faculty coach students to improve their performances, and gain insights and understanding into the process of making music. Free and open to the public. RSVP Appreciated as space is limited, call 715-747-2561.  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/11/2019
    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Cisco and Johnny” 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! For more information, visit www.cornucopiawisconsin.net.
  • 07/11/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Judy Collins,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 7/11-8/1/2019
    Activity Time presented by Ashland Parks and Recs, in the Central Railyard Concessions Building, behind the Bretting Community Center. ‘Happy Farmers’ Thursdays at 10:30-11:15 am, ages 3-6 years. Cost per class-$20. For more information call, 715-682-7059.
  • 07/12/2019
    Invasive Species Identification Day, 1-4 pm. A 1pm, Linda Parker, Forest Ecologist for the CNNF, will present a program “Double Jeopardy: Climate Change and Invasive Species”. Linda will describe how climate change may amplify the impacts of Invasive Species in Northern Wisconsin. At 1:30pm, Marjory Brzeskiewicz, Botanist for the CNNF, will present a program “What, my plants are illegal?” Have you found an invasive plant on your property? Bring in your samples. Specialists will be on hand to meet with you one-on-one from 2-4pm.  Sponsored by: Bayfield County Land & Water Conservation Department; Northwoods Cooperative Weed Management Area; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
  • 07/12/2019
    Shakespeare in the State Parks at Copper Falls State Park in Mellen.  Romeo and Juliet, presented by Summit Players Theatre.  Workshop at 5:30pm, Show at 7pm. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • 07/12/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Stand Up Paddling Boarding Weekend Workshop” at 6pm. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/12/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Whose Live Anyway?,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/12/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Bayfield presents, “Bad Example”. 8pm-12am. For more information, call 715-779-3712 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/12-14/2019
    Madeline Island Museum presents, “Connecting Cultures: Exploring the Lake Superior Fur Trade” from 10am-5pm. Explore 150 years of Fur Trade History at the Madeline Island Museum.  Museum entry fees apply.   715-747-2561.  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/13/2019
    Chequamegon Food Coop present Cheeky Monkey Kids Day! 9am-12pm.  At the Ashland Area Farmer’s Market, next to City Hall, Ashland.  FREE! PARTY – Don’t miss out on this morning of fun at the farmers market! Bring the whole family down for games, free snacks, prizes, music, and activities.   www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com  715-682-8251.
  • 07/13/2019
    Burger Barn’s Anniversary Party 11am-4pm.  Fun in the Plaza Park with face painting, bouncy house and snowcones!  Free mini burger and cheese curds from 11am-1pm in the park.  Drawings for giveaways of some great prizes.  Hope to see you there, 519 Main Street West!  715-682-3276
  • 07/13/2019
    5th Annual Sanborn Tractor Pull & Truck Pull starting at 2pm. Meet at the Sanborn Memorial Park, 10 miles South of Ashland on Cty. Hwy E. Admission Fee at the Gate is $10. Children ages 6-12 are $5 and Children 5 and under are free. Food and drink will be available for sale. Live Music starting at 8pm. The Loyal Mini Rodder’s, Farm Tractors and 4X4 Truck Pullers will be giving you a show you won’t want to miss! $2,500 purse for 4X4 Trucks! Hot Farm Classes! $800 Purse.  For more information call Brian Today at 715-278-3908, Sam Lulich at 715-492-7238 or Mark Richardson at 715-209-8036. Vendors welcome, call Rosemary at 715-278-3448.
  • 07/13/2019
    ABC Raceway Races: Kid’s Bike Races-Chicago Iron & Supplies. 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.
  • 07/13/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “The Jayhawks,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/13-14/2019
    The 75th Ashland Shortstop at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd, Ashland. For more information, call 715-682-8004.
  • 07/14/2019
    The Cornucopia Community Library and Art Gallery presents the series Meet Our Local Authors featuring Joel/Deb Cooper at 2pm at the Bell Town Hall in Cornucopia. For more information, call 715-742-3336 or email karencorny@gmail.com.
  • 07/14/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Fizz Kizer,” honkytonk singer/songwriter on acoustic guitar, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 07/14/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “I’m With Her” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/15/2019
    The Lake Superior Zoo Mobile will be at the Vaughn Public Library 1-2:30pm  715-682-7060.
  • 07/15/2019
    Madeline Island Museum presents Meet The Artists at the Museum (Madeline Island Chamber Music) at 7pm, An informal conversation between Madeline Island Chamber Music Artistic Director Jonathan Swartz, violist Masumi Per Rostad from the Eastman School of Music, and cellist Andrés Díaz from Southern Methodist University. Free and open to the public. RSVP Appreciated as space is limited, call 715-747-2561.  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/15-17/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Memorial Medical Center Bluegrass Day Camp,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield. From 10am-3pm! Youngsters- Join us for 3 days of pickin’ and grinnin’ with the stars of the Blue Canvas Orchestra. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/16/2019
    Youth Hiking Club- Copper Falls! Explore waterfalls, trails, forests and bogs. Meet at the Bretting Community Center, departing at 1pm and returning by 5pm. Ages 9-14. Cost: $20. Transportation is provided by UWEX Ashland County 4H Youth Development Program. Participants should be physically capable of walking 1.5-2 miles. Bring a water bottle. Snacks are provided. Max Participants: 9. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 07/16/2019
    Ashland Science on Tap hosts Benjamin Clarke, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences ​University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth
    with “Biology of Black Legged Ticks and Lyme Disease,” at 6:30pm at The Alley, 808 W. Main St. For more information, call 715-682-4200 or visit www.ashlandscience.org.
  • 07/16/2019
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Yazmin, Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, 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.
  • 07/17/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour” from 9-11am. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/17/2019
    Ashland Parks and Rec presents, “Rec and Read” at Bayview Park from 9:30-11am. Explore Ashland’s playgrounds, check out books, listen to a story, and play games. open to children of all ages for free! Rain Location: Bretting Community Center Gym. Parents must chaperone. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 07/17/2019
    Madeline Island Museum LECTURE at 7pm:  Amorin Mello, Local Historian: Leopold & Austrian: An Interesting History of La Pointe. Join us for an inquiry into the Leopold & Austrian family empire on Madeline Island before, during, and after the 1854 Treaty of La Pointe. Free and open to the public!   715-747-2561.  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/17/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Bayfield presents, “Karaoke Wednesday”. 8pm-12am. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/18/2019
    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.
  • 07/18/2019
    WITC-Ashland’s Summer Open House from 11:30am-1:30pm. Tour campus, explore programs and learn about our easy admissions process. Get your questions answered and apply for FREE at the event. Food, refreshments, prizes and more! Call 715-682-4891 or visit witc.edu/events for more information.
  • 07/18/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op Third Thursday July Community Meal, 4-8pm.  $5 Dinner – Meal starts at 5pm.  Made from scratch meal from our Deli.   Meal includes an entree with one or two sides (depending on menu). Eat in or take out!
    www.chequamegonfoodcoop.com.  715-682-8251
  • 07/18/2019
    Bayfield Summer Music presents, “Madeline Island Chamber Music” at 5:30pm at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave, Bayfield. Madeline Island Music Camp student fellowship string quartets. Suggested donation: $12. For more information, visit www.bayfieldsummermusic.org or call Karen Trudeau at 715-742-3336.
  • 07/18/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Rosanne Cash and Band,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/18/2019
    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “John Michaels and Guests” 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! For more information, visit www.cornucopiawisconsin.net.
  • 07/19/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Back to the Garden: The Music of Woodstock,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/19/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Bayfield presents, “The Luck Trio”. 8pm-12am. For more information, call 715-779-3712 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/19-20/2019
    Maurices Sidewalk Sales, Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday 9am-5pm. Located 2418 Lake Shore Dr E. For more information, call 715-682-6885.
  • 07/19-21/2019
    Bay Days Festival, Bayview Park on the east side of Ashland. Arts and crafts, food booths, Petting Zoo, pony & camel rides, inflatables, strongman contest, pie eating contest, fun run and other family fun. And did we say music/!?!  For more information, call 800-284-9484 or 715-682-2500 and visit www.ashlandbaydays.com.
  • 07/20/2019
    Bay Days 1-mike, 5K & 10K Fun Run, Bayview Park on the east side of Ashland at 8am. For more information, call 800-284-9484 or 715-682-2500 and visit www.ashlandbaydays.com.
  • 07/20/2019
    Mud Rutters off Road Mountain Bike Race on the Farm Road Trails in Ashland, WI. 8am-1pm. Held the same weekend as Bay Days Festival. An event for both beginner and advanced riders. For more information on Farm Road Trails, visit  Farm Road Trails on Facebook.
  • 07/20/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Whose Land is this? Anishinaabe Sovereignty in the Past and Present” from 9am-4pm. For more information visit https://www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/20/2019
    Ashland’s Lake Superior Day. Celebrate your Love for the Lake! Kreher Park from 10am-12noon for beach clean-up. Join other volunteers in helping to keep Lake Superior clean. Refreshments and t-shirts for participants. For more information contact 715-682-7059.
  • 07/20/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Bayfield presents, “Legendary Cribbage Tournament”. Registration starts at 3pm. Play begins at 5pm. For more information, call 715-779-3712 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/20/2019
    Grand Opening of the Bayview Pier, a short ceremony will be held at 4pm, during Bay Days. For more information, call 715-685-1644.
  • 07/20/2019
    ABC Raceway Races: Northland Super Stock Series- Fast Lane Motor Sports. 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.
  • 07/20/2019
    CBAC’s Art on the Bay: “Black & White Masked Ball” at Wild Rice Retreat, 84860 Old San Rd in Bayfield, from 5:30-10pm. We invite you to participate in the creation of a local celebration of commonality and diversity.  Theme-related installations by local artists, on-site mask creation, professional portrait photo booth, delectable and generous food offerings, beer and wine for purchase, a wine pull, silent auction, gallery items and more! $30 ticket at Salmagundi, Karlyn’s Gallery, Stone’s Throw or $40 ticket at the door (while they last). Interested in volunteering at the event with us?! Email: donannc@hotmail.com. Or would you like to become a sponsor?! Email: chrissie6454@gmail.com.  For more info on the event, visit our website! www.cbayarts.org/art-on-the-bay-2019.html
  • 07/20/2019
    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.
  • 07/20-21/2019
    Bayfield Festival of Arts and Gallery Tour in Memorial Park, Bayfield. Event includes a live art auction, fine art vendors and local gallery tours and demonstrations. Visitors will find a unique selection of pottery, painting, jewelry, sculpture, glass work, wood carvings, photography and more!This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-779-3335.
  • 07/21/2019
    Chequamegon Bay Concert Band will be playing at Bay Days 1-2pm at the Bayview Park.  For more information call 715-682-2500.
  • 07/21/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Bayfield presents, “Bingo” at 1pm. For more information, call 800-226-8478 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/21/2019
    Upper 13 Baseball Game: Merchants vs. Hurley at Pufall Field at Hodgkins Park. At 1:30pm. For more information, call 715-682-6428.
  • 07/21/2019
    Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Community Bay Days Raffle! Drawing is held at Bayview Park at 2pm. Cost for tickets is $5 each, 5 for $20, 20 for $60, or 40 for $100. Available for purchase in our school or church. 1st prize: $2,000. 2nd prize: $1,000. 3rd prize: $500. 4-10th prize: $100 each. Do not have to be present to win. This will be a combined effort between the school and church to keep our children safe. For more information, call 715-682-7620.
  • 07/21/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Tom and Jed,” traditional & modern bluegrass plus originals, from 2-5pm. For more information, call 715-794-2062 or visit www.rookerypub.com.
  • 07/21/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “The Righteous Brothers: Bill Medley and Bucky Heard,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/23/2019
    Lets Be Crafty at the Bretting Community Center! Starts at 5pm. Ages 8 and up. Cost: $5 per drop in. $25 for all advanced sign up. July 23rd is Nail & String Art or Friendship Bracelets. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 07/23/2019
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Nolander, 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.
  • 07/24/2019
    Ashland Parks and Rec presents, “Rec and Read” at Purple Park from 9:30-11am. Explore Ashland’s playgrounds, check out books, listen to a story, and play games. open to children of all ages for free! Rain Location: Bretting Community Center Gym. Parents must chaperone. For more information, call 715-682-7059.
  • 07/24/2019
    Madeline Island Museum LECTURE at 7pm:  Julia Noordyk, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute: Climate, Weather and Great Lakes Water Levels. In this presentation, you will learn about the drivers of lake level changes, how the lake levels got to where they are today and future projections. This program is made possible by the generous support of Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve and the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund. Free and open to the public!   715-747-2561.  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/25/2019
    Meet Up: Paddling Chequamegon Bay, 6:30-7:30pm. Join us for a kayak paddle on the Chequamegon Bay. Meet at Solstice Outdoors at 6pm and we will return by 7:30pm. Open to all experience levels, call 715-682-3590 to reserve your spot.
  • 07/25/2019
    Cornucopia Summer Concert Series presents live music by, “Two Below Zero” 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! For more information, visit www.cornucopiawisconsin.net.
  • 07/25/2019
    Iron River Lions Club Talent Fest is at 7pm at the Iron River Community Center. For more information, call 715-372-8447, or visit www.irlions.com.
  • 07/25/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “American Stories,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/26/2019
    Naturalist Program at Copper Falls- Birding and Nature Hike at 10am, learn basic birding skills. Meet at the trailhead south of the beach parking lot. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • 07/26/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Greg Brown with opener Bo Ramsey,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/26/2019
    Naturalist Programs at Copper Falls- Universe in the Park! (Presentation and telescopic viewing). The night sky reveals an amazing array of stars and planets. Join the UW-Madison Astronomy Department for a presentation about astronomy and recent astronomical news. Meet at the pavilion of the main parking lot at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • 07/26/2019
    Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Bayfield presents, “Ron Occhino”. 8pm-12am. For more information, call 715-779-3712 or visit www.legendarywaters.com.
  • 07/26-27/2019
    Washburn Board Across the Bay! Stand-up paddle board race across Chequamegon Bay at 8am on Saturday. Become a part of the fun as you paddle on Lake Superior. For more information and schedule, call 715-373-5017 or visit boardacrossthebay.com.
  • 07/26-28/2019
    Washburn Brownstone Block Party, 126 W. Bayfield St. A big ol’ block party on the top of the hill. The annual Washburn Fire & EMS Dance brings out a variety of folks for food, drinks, dance, and lots of fun for the whole family. For more information, call 715-373-5017.
  • 07/26-28/2019
    60th Annual Pioneer Days at the Butternut Community Park, off of Michigan Street in Butternut. For more information, call 715-769-3113, email butternutwi@centurytel.net or visit www.butternutwi.com/pioneerdays.
  • 07/27/2019
    Hidden Lake Hike. Sponsored by the National Country Trail Association. 9am-12noon. Meet hike leader, Mary Stenberg, at the parking area where the North Country Trail crosses the Delta Drummond Road, Approximately 3 miles north of Drummond. Hike east along this scenic section of the trail where you will pass three small inland lakes – Mirror, Esox and Overby. This will be a 3.6 mile round-trip hike. Participants will have the option of walking one-way, for only 1.8 miles, and then catch a shuttle back to the parking area, if they choose. For more information contact Kevin Schram, President, at 715-765-4789 or email che@northcountrytrail.org.
  • 07/27/2019
    Penokee Mountain Bike Road Race and Tour, hosted by the Mellen Area Chamber of Commerce. Registration: 7:30-9:30am. Race start: 9:30am. Pre-race fee: $30.00 Race day: $35.00. Forty-seven miles of scenic highway traversing rolling hills and flat terrain. Awards given: 1st place overall for men and women; 1st-3rd given for age groups in 5-year increments. Treats for all riders at the end of the race. 715-274-2330. www.mellenwi.com.
  • 07/27/2019
    Naturalist Program at Copper Falls- Tree ID and Forestry Fun Presentation and Hike at 10am. Meet at the naturalist cabin at 10am. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • 07/27/2019
    Chequamegon Food Co-op presents, Hulings Rice Food Center Tour at Northland College, 9-10:30am.  Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 24.  FREE, but reserve your spot! Call 715-682-8251 for info!  Visit and learn more about the food preservation and composting facilities at Northland College.
  • 07/27/2019
    10th Annual North Coast Car Show, at North Coast Coffee Shop, 509 W. Bayfield St., Washburn. Registration from 8am-12noon. Trophy presentation and door prizes at 2pm. Live music from the “White Caps” from 10am-2pm. Chance to win one of three cash prizes. For more information and registration, call, 715-373-2030, or 715-373-5725.
  • 07/27/2019
    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.
  • 07/27/2019
    10th Annual Jack O’Brien Memorial Charity Golf Tournament starting at 11am at the Chequamegon Bay Golf Course, 3000 Golf Course Rd. Proceeds will benefit Faith in Action-Ashland County. All skill levels welcome! For more information please contact 715-682-8004 or email chequamegonbaygolf@gmail.com
  • 07/27/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Titambe,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield. Essentia Health Free Family 1:00 matinee. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/27/2019
    Naturalist Programs at Copper Falls- Discover Loon Lake: Loon Ecology for kids at 1pm. Program is interactive & family friendly. Loon contests & prizes for best swimming, flying, and diving, best loon calls. Meet at Loon Lake’s Beach. For more information, call 715-274-5123.
  • 07/27/2019
    Butternut’s Fanatical Fish. For more information, call 715-769-3113 or email butternutwi@centurytel.net.
  • 07/27/2019
    ABC Raceway Races: IRA Sprints- presented by NAPA Auto Parts. Raceway located at 2187 Butterworth Road.  Hot Laps- 6:15pm. Racing- 7pm. Grandstand opens at 5pm. For more information, go to www.abcraceway.com.
  • 07/27/2019
    Big Top Chautauqua presents “Michael Perry’s “Half a Star”,” at the tent, 32525 Ski Hill Rd., Bayfield, at 7:30pm. For more information, call 715-373-5552, or visit www.bigtop.org.
  • 07/27-28/2019
    Self-Defense Seminar at the Gathering Barn, 50467 St Hwy 13, Ashland.  All Levels Welcome.  Kids (6-12) 11am and Teens/Adults (15 & up) 12-2pm.  Limited space available.  For more information email Jeff Peterson, jeff.peterson.mma@gmail.com.
  • 07/27 & 28/2019
    Madeline Island Museum presents Ojibwe Artist Residency 10am–5pm daily : Pat Kruse (Red Cliff) demonstrates birch bark art. Pat’s work is featured in this season’s special exhibit WIIGWAAZII: The evolving traditions of Birch.   Museum entry fees apply.  715-747-2561.  www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/
  • 07/27-28/2019
    White Winter Winery Blues and Berries Event from 10am-5pm. Live music by the “Buddy Scott Blues Band” from noon-4pm and “Sonofmel” on Sunday.  Enjoy everything blueberry, from blueberry brats to blueberry ice cream sandwiches and floats. www.whitewinter.com, or call 715-372-5656.
  • 07/27-28/2019
    Iron River Lions Club Blueberry Festival at Moon Lake Park, County Hwy. H, Iron River. Rides, crafts, food, games, live music, special blueberry treats & more! For more information, call 715-372-8558, or visit www.irlions.com.
  • 07/28/2019
    Good Shepard Lutheran “Weekly Worship News”, Worship begins at 9am. For more information, call 715-682-4510.
  • 07/28/2019
     Jr./Adult Golf Tournament, Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, 3000 Golf Course Rd. 10am-5pm. 715-682-8004.
  •  07/28/2019
    2019 Brownstone Bike Festival. Sponsored by NCCA. Registration 10am Race at 11am at Mt Valhalla Recreation Area, 25435 Cty C, Washburn. All bikers welcome! For more information, call 715-209-8169.
  • 07/28/2019
    Rookery Pub, 20100 County Highway M, Cable, will be hosting “Yazmin,” Indie, folk & pop singer/songwriter, from 2-5pm.  715-794-2062.
  • 7/29-8/3/2019
    Chequamegon Theatre Association presents “Tom Sawyer” camp, 210 5th Ave E. Performances Aug. 2 & 3.   www.ctatheatre.org.
  • 7/30/2019
    Youth Hiking Club-Morgan Falls! Explore waterfalls, trails, forests and bogs. Meet at the Bretting Center, 1- 5pm. Ages 9-14. Cost: $20. Transportation  provided. Capable of walking 1.5-2 miles. Bring a water bottle. Snacks are provided. Max Participants: 9. 715-682-7059.
  • 07/30/2019
    Bayfield Concerts by the Lake presents Floydian Slip (The South Shore’s Finest Jam Band, playing an eclectic of Rock & Reggae), Memorial Park, 15 Front Street, Bayfield, at 7pm, weather permitting.  Free and open to the public. Bring lawn chair or blankets.  715-779-3335, or visit www.bayfield.org.
  • 7/31/2019
    Northland College Summer Programs presents, “Forest Lodge Tour”  9-11am. www.northland.edu/academics/community-learning/adult-programs/.
  • 07/31/2019
    Ashland Parks and Rec presents, “Rec and Read” at Kreher Park from 9:30-11am. Explore Ashland’s playgrounds, check out books, listen to a story, and play games. open to children of all ages for free! Rain Location: Bretting Center Gym. Parents must chaperone.  715-682-7059.
  • 7/31/2019
    Madeline Island Museum LECTURE at 7pm:  Pat Kruse, Ojibwe Artist: The Evolving Traditions of Birch. Learn about creating birch bark art the traditional Ojibwe way with the artist who created many of the items in our 2019 special exhibit. Free and open to the public!  715-747-2561.